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 Sep 28, 2019


 Nov 14, 2018

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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith and guests debate about the day's top stories.

Episode Date
Hour 2: Trade Alert
2533
Stephen A. Smith, Sam Acho and Ryan Clark debate about more Bucs and Eagles, if they believe in Jalen Hurts, if Baker and Odell can win a Super Bowl together, Stephen A replies to Stephon Marbury's remarks about him, and more.
Oct 15, 2021
Hour 1: Tom Bomb
2879
Stephen A. Smith and Tim Tebow debate about if the Bucs are the NFL's best team right now, if Baker is sabotaging Odell's career, how far Lamar Jackson can take the Ravens, and Sam Acho joins the show to debate about Alabama football.
Oct 15, 2021
Hour 2: Oh Dell No!
2707
Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams and Dan Orlovsky debate about Kyrie and his vaccination status, if the Browns should trade Odell Beckham Jr., if the Bucs are the best team in the NFL and more.
Oct 14, 2021
Hour 1: Fiery Kyrie
2770
Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins and Jay Williams debate about Kyrie's vaccination status and the Nets. Dan Orlovsky debates Stephen A. about how the Raiders organization is handling the Gruden situation, and Co-founder of LRMR & Springhill Entertainment, Maverick Carter joins the show.
Oct 14, 2021
Hour 2: Game of Mahomes
2680
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears are joined by Bart Scott to debate if Patrick Mahomes is still the best QB in the NFL. It's another edition of Stephen A's List, with a couple surprises in Stephen A's Top 5 NFL teams. They react to Aaron Rodgers' comments about the Jon Gruden situation. And ask if the Chiefs dynasty is finished.
Oct 13, 2021
Hour 1: Cowboys destined for SoFi?
2901
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears are joined by Jay Williams to discuss Kyrie Irving's reasoning for not getting vaccinated. Bart Scott joins to debate if the Cowboys are Super Bowl contenders. They ask if the Browns can make it to the Super Bowl with Baker Mayfield as their quarterback.
Oct 13, 2021
We. Are. Tired.
2771
Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! This week we are exhausted... for many reasons. The ladies start off diving into the latest news surrounding Jon Gruden and what this means not only for the Raiders but for the league as whole. After that, they get into how well Lamar Jackson played against the Colts and why that makes Charly sad.
Oct 13, 2021
Hour 2: Ben Returns
2794
Stephen A., Michael Irvin, and Mina Kimes discuss Jon Gruden's resignation from the Raiders. Jeff Saturday joins to look at what's next for the Raiders after Gruden's departure. Kendrick Perkins joins and reacts to Kyrie Irving not being able to practice or play until he can be a "full participant". Perk sticks around to talk about Ben Simmons returning to the 76ers facility unexpectedly.
Oct 12, 2021
Hour 1: Gruden Resigns
2839
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin react to Jon Gruden resigning after reports of racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments made over a long period of time. Jeff Saturday joins to discuss the culture of the NFL and how this news impacts that. They look back at Lamar Jackson's comeback win against the Colts on Monday Night Football.
Oct 12, 2021
Hour 2: Now You N-F-C Me
2416
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin debate who are the favorites to win the NFC. Ryan Clark joins to discuss what the Chiefs need to do to make it back to the Super Bowl. They debate who the best QB in the NFL is. And they react to the Wilder v Fury boxing match over the weekend.
Oct 11, 2021
Hour 1: Stephen A: "Chiefs are done!
3045
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin react to the Bills beating the Chiefs, and if the Chiefs can get back to the Super Bowl. They debate if the Browns can win with Baker Mayfield as their starting QB. And they discuss if the Cowboys are the best team in the NFC.
Oct 11, 2021
Hour 2: Any Advice?
1878
Stephen A. Smith and Tim Tebow debate about what advice they would give Urban Meyer, Sam Acho debates Stephen A. about where the Bucs belong in the NFC and more.
Oct 08, 2021
Hour 1: Season Over?
2861
Stephen A. Smith and Tim Tebow debate about if the Seahawks season is over, if Allen and Mahomes are the next great QB rivalry, Jay Williams debates Stephen A. about Kyrie and the Nets and more.
Oct 08, 2021
Hour 2: Not the Answer?
2680
Stephen A. Smith and Dan Orlovsky debate about if Joe Burrow can reach Aaron Rodgers' ceiling, Allen Iverson and the 76ers, if Urban Meyer should consider retiring and more.
Oct 07, 2021
Hour 1: Jason Kidd joins the show
2734
Stephen A. Smith and Dan Orlovsky debate about the Rams at Seahawks game tonight, the NFL team on upset alert entering week 5, Jason Kidd joins the show to discuss the NBA and Mavs basketball, and more.
Oct 07, 2021
Hour 2: Chris Paul Joins the Show
2787
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears ask if Derek Carr should still be in the MVP conversation. Chris Paul joins the show to talk about the upcoming NBA season, and his work with the "Why Not Us:" feature story. Stephen A. and Marcus ask if we are worried too much about the Rams loss. And they debate if Ben Roethlisberger should be benched in Pittsburgh.
Oct 06, 2021
Hour 1: New York State of Mind
2715
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears react to the Yankees losing in the MLB Wild Card game. Kendrick Perkins joins to talk about Kyrie Irving's status with the Brooklyn Nets. They respond to the news of the Patriots releasing Stephon Gilmore. And Marcus explains why the NFL should be worried about the Cowboys.
Oct 06, 2021
Feelin' Ourselves!
2775
Welcome back to another episode of First Take, Her Take! Charly, Kimberley, and Elle start this episode with a little self love and self awareness before getting into Urban Meyers most recent apology. Then, they discuss how Bucs/Patriots didn't live up to the hype which leads into a deep dive into what else doesn't live up to the hype. After that, a heated debate on the best Halloween candy to which Charly might have the worst taste.
Oct 06, 2021
Hour 2: Black Hole?
2715
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Mina Kimes debate about if the Raiders are frauds, which rookie quarterback will win the most games, who the best team in the NFC is right now and Kendrick Perkins joins the show to debate about if the Clippers will take a step back this season.
Oct 05, 2021
Hour 1: Win or go home
2780
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Jeff Saturday debate about if the Chargers made a statement after defeating the Raiders, if the Jaguars should move on from Urban Meyer, Alex Rodriguez joins the show to discuss the Yankees at Red Sox single-elimination wild-card game and more.
Oct 05, 2021
Hour 2: Return of the Dak
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Stephen A. and Michael Irvin debate if Bill Belichick showed something in the close loss to Tom Brady and the Bucs. They ask if Dak Prescott is the best QB in the NFL after his big game against Carolina. Then they look at who the best team in the AFC is. And the guys give predictions on the Chargers Raiders game tonight.
Oct 04, 2021
Hour 1: Brady's Return
2873
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin react to Tom Brady returning to New England, and barely pulling out a victory over his former team and coach, Bill Belichick. They debate if the Cowboys are a legit threat in the NFC. Dan Orlovsky joins to discuss if the Cardinals are the best team in the NFL. Ryan Clark joins to talk about the Packers and Steelers trending in opposite directions.
Oct 04, 2021
Hour 2: Bust the Process?
2620
Stephen A. Smith, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate about Embiid's comments about the Ben Simmons and Philly situation, player vaccination status' in the NBA and more.
Oct 01, 2021
Hour 1: The Perfect Breakup
2715
Stephen A. Smith and Tim Tebow debate about the Buccaneers at the Patriots this weekend, Brady's departure from Belichick and the Patriots, if they still believe in Ben Roethlisberger and more.
Oct 01, 2021
Hour 1: Bad Break-Up?
2785
Stephen A. & Dan Orlovsky tell us if they have issues with how Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's relationship ended, and question if Justin Fields should demand a trade. Jay Williams joins to discuss how the NBA vaccination rules will play out this season, and talk about Russell Westbrook on the Lakers. Then, Damien Woody, Dan, and Stephen A. tells us who their scariest quarterback in the NFL is.
Sep 30, 2021
Hour 2: What's Bill Without Brady?
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Stephen A. & Dan Orlovsky debate if Bill Belichick would still be the greatest coach ever without Tom Brady, and question if Justin Fields should be the starter for the Bears. Next they preview tonight's Thursday Night Football game and tell us if Trevor Lawrence has more of an upside than Joe Burrow. Dan gives us his biggest surprise from the first month of the NFL season, and Stephen A. says not all the blame in Pittsburgh is on Big Ben.
Sep 30, 2021
Hour 2: Bill or Brady
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Stephen A. and Marcus Spears and Kimberly Martin react to reports of Bill Belichick not meeting with Tom Brady to negotiate. Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss why Ben Simmons wants out of Philly. Bill Rhoden joins the show to talk with Stephen A. about the HBCU experience and his new series, "Rhoden's Road Trip". The guys react to Manny Pacquiao announcing his retirement. 
Sep 30, 2021
Hour 1: Cowboy Up
2862
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears debate if the Cowboys are threats in the NFC. They discuss if Aaron Rodgers should be an early MVP candidate. Kendrick Perkins joins to talk about how LeBron can help players in the NBA get vaccinated. Kimberly Martin joins to ask if Justin Fields should start on Sunday.
Sep 29, 2021
We're Missing Compassion
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Welcome back to another episode of First Take, Her Take! In today's episode the ladies discuss Tom Brady returning to New England. Then, Elle hops on her soap box about NBA players and vaccines. After that, Charly raves about last weekend's UFC heavyweight main event which sparked the question: do fighters go home or go out after a big fight?
Sep 29, 2021
Hour 2: LeBron in the NFL?
2484
Stephen A., Keyshawn Johnson and Mina Kimes debate if the Cowboys are a Top-3 team in the NFC. It's another edition of Stephen A's List of the Top 5 NFL teams after Week 3, and Jeff Saturday, Keyshawn and Mina have different thoughts on the List. The guys ask Mina what is happening with the Seahawks after starting the season 1-2. And the group think about if LeBron James could have played in the NFL.
Sep 28, 2021
Hour 1: Playing the Fields
3040
Stephen A. and Keyshawn Johnson react to the Cowboys win against the Eagles, and ask if they are a contender in the NFC. Looking ahead to this weekend, they debate if Bill Belichick should regret losing Tom Brady to Tampa Bay. Jeff Saturday joins to discuss if Matt Nagy is botching the Bears QB situation. Jay Williams joins to talk about unvaccinated players in the NBA.
Sep 28, 2021
Hour 2: Big Ben Sadness
2589
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin react to Ryan Clark saying the Rams are the 'best team in the NFL". Stephen A shares his sadness about Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers struggling. Stephen A and Michael look at the status of New York football with the Jets and Giants starting the season 0-3. And the guys give their predictions for tonight's Cowboys v Eagles matchup.
Sep 27, 2021
Hour 1: Green Bay Statement
2780
Stephen A. and Michael Irvin look at Aaron Rodgers and the Packers pulling out a close win against the 49ers. They debate if the Rams should be favorites in the NFC after beating the Bucs. Dan Orlovsky joins to talk about if it was a mistake for the Bears to start Justin Fields. And Ryan Clark joins to react to the Chiefs losing to the Chargers.
Sep 27, 2021
Hour 2: Pressure Mounting?
2680
Stephen A. Smith, Sam Acho and Ryan Clark debate more about the Bucs at Rams, if Big Ben or Fields is under more pressure, if Eli Manning is a hall of famer and more.
Sep 24, 2021
Hour 1: Buccaneers at Rams
2922
Stephen A. Smith, Tim Tebow and Rob Ninkovich debate about the Bucs at Rams matchup, Brady's relationship with Belichick, the hype around Aaron Rodgers, if the Jets made a mistake trading Sam Darnold and Kendrick Perkins Joins the Show to debate about ESPN's top 10 players in the NBA.
Sep 24, 2021
Hour 2: Disappearing Act?
2521
Stephen A. Smith, Dan Orlovsky and Damien Woody debate more Bears and Justin Fields, Brady and Belichick's relationship, if the Chiefs Big 3 will be better than the Cowboys Big 3 of the 90s, Jameis Winston's week one performance and if the Cowboys are better than expected.
Sep 23, 2021
Hour 1: Fields Day
2812
Stephen A. Smith, Dan Orlovsky and Luis Riddick debate about Chicago's decision to start Justin Fields, if the Rams are a roadblock for the Bucs, if Cam Newton would make the Steelers better and Jay Williams joins the show to debate about Ben Simmons and Philly.
Sep 23, 2021
Hour 2: Show me the Mo'ne
2380
Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears debate about the Ben Simmons News, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, Mo'ne Davis joins the show and there is breaking news about Tua Tagovailoa and Ben Roethlisberger.
Sep 22, 2021
Hour 1: Doc on the Clock
2692
Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins and Marcus Spears debate about Ben Simmons' announcement that he will not report for the 76ers training camp, if the Steeler's season is over, Jerry Jones' comments on Ezekiel Elliot and 76ers Head Coach Doc Rivers joins the show and talks about Ben Simmons' decision.
Sep 22, 2021
Stop Being So Extra!
2475
Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Football season is underway and while Kimberley is booked and busy juggling games, Elle would like Bears HC Matt Nagy to calm down. Speaking of calming down, Charly also offers a great way to relax and reset when things get a little too stressful.
Sep 22, 2021
Hour 2: BAAAAAAAAAD MAN!
2823
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson, Jeff Saturday and Mina Kimes debate about Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' defense, if Derek Carr is a Top-5 QB, if Stephen A. is doubting the Cowboys, how the Deshaun Watson situation is being handled and who will be the future USC football head coach.
Sep 21, 2021
Hour 1: QB Scramble
2658
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Jeff Saturday debate about the Packers' win over the Lions, which QB they would pick out of Carr, Muray and Wilson, if Lamar Jackson has more to prove and Stephen's A-List of his top 5 NFL teams.
Sep 21, 2021
Hour 2: Ben There, Done That?
2614
Stephen A. Smith, Michael Irvin and Ryan Clark debate about Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers, injuries that came in week two, what team is the biggest threat to the Bucs in the NFC and the Lions at the Packers tonight.
Sep 20, 2021
Hour 1: All The Rave
2824
Stephen A. Smith, Michael Irvin and Ryan Clark debate about Lamar Jackson and the Ravens, the Cowboy's defense, if Justin Fields should start if Dalton can't play and the future of the Saints.
Sep 20, 2021
Hour 2: Common Ground
2284
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Clark debate this weekends matchup between the Ravens and the Chiefs, who will win the 49ers at Eagles matchup, who the odd team out is in the NFC West is and 3x Grammy Award winner Common joins the show!
Sep 17, 2021
Hour 1: Down to the Wire
2905
Stephen A. Smith, Tim Tebow and Ryan Clark debate the Giant's loss to Washington, if Tom Brady can play in the NFL at 50 years old, who is leading the Heisman race and who has more trust in Carr or Roethlisberger.
Sep 17, 2021
Hour 2: Urban Legend?
2633
Stephen A. Smith, Dan Orvlosky and Damien Woody debate week two NFL football including the Lions at the Packers, if Urban Meyer should return to college football, if Big Ben is the worse QB in the AFC North and if Joe Burrow or Trevor Lawrence has the higher ceiling.
Sep 16, 2021
Hour 1: Chiefs at Ravens
2788
Stephen A. Smith and Dan Orlovsky debate if Lamar Jackson and the Ravens can beat Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs, who the better QB is in the Giants at Washington matchup and who should start for the Chicago Bears.
Sep 16, 2021
Hour 2: Diesel Time
2098
Stephen A. Smith, Marcus spears and Bart Scott debate about Jalen Hurts and the Eagles, where the Steelers rank in the AFC and Shaq Joins the show.
Sep 15, 2021
Hour 1: Mr. Rodgers' Neighborhood
2880
Stephen A. Smith, Marcus spears, Bart Scott and Kimberly Martin debate about Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, Jameis Winston and the Saints and if Dak Prescott is still under the most pressure this season.
Sep 15, 2021
Hour 2: Melo Time
2678
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Mina Kimes debate if the west is the best division in the AFC, if the Seahawks or Steelers have a higher ceiling and USC football. Plus, 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony joins the show!
Sep 14, 2021
Hour 1: Raiders Beat Ravens
2717
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson, Jeff Saturday and Mina Kimes debate Raiders vs Ravens, if Jalen Hurts is being disrespected and Stephen's A-List.
Sep 14, 2021
Hour 2: Let's unPack This
2633
Stephen A. & Michael Irvin react to Aaron Rodgers saying it was just one game after his coach said he was embarrassed. The guys then tell us the biggest thing they learned from the Rams win against the Bears, debate if we were sleeping on the Steelers, question if Washington should be calling Cam Newton and more topics around the NFL.
Sep 13, 2021
Hour 1: The Baaad Man Was Bad
2798
Stephen A. & Michael Irvin tell is if the Saints blowout win was more about Jameis Winston or Aaron Rodgers, and discuss if they're encouraged or discouraged in the Browns performance Sunday, Dan Orlovsky joins to beak down Kyler Murrays big game against the Titans, and then Michael tells us what happened to the Cowboys Thursday night.
Sep 13, 2021
Hour 2: Prime Time
2392
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Clark debate if they would rather have Dak or Brady as quarterback and week one NFL predictions. Jackson State Head Football Coach Deion "Prime Time" Sanders and actor Omari Hardwick join the show!
Sep 10, 2021
Hour 1: Quarterback Shootout
2833
Stephen A. Smith and Tim Tebow debate about the Cowboys vs Buccaneers, Cam Newton's statement after being released from the Patriots, if Trevor Lawrence will live up to the hype, and the expectations for Zach Wilson this season. Tennessee State Football Head Coach Eddie George also joins the show!
Sep 10, 2021
Hour 2: West Coast Offense
2517
Stephen A. Smith, Kimberly Martin and Marcus Spears debate about the Charger's and Ram's QBs, if the Colts are a legit Super Bowl threat, and the Chiefs' Tight End, Travis Kelce joins the show!
Sep 09, 2021
Hour 1: Under Pressure?
2859
Stephen A. Smith, Kimberly Martin and Damien Woody debate about week one in the NFL, if Dak Prescott is under the most pressure this season, and Michael Strahan joins the show!
Sep 09, 2021
Hour 2: Diva Fever
2301
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Bart Scott debate about if wide receivers or quarterbacks are the bigger divas, if Mac Jones was the "steal of the draft" and who the team to beat is this NFL season.
Sep 08, 2021
Hour 1: Siege The Day
2817
Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson and Bart Scott debate about the Buccaneers and Lamar Jackson. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin also joins the show!
Sep 08, 2021
Hour 1: Hard Knocks Life
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Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears debate about the Cowboys, which NFL teams will win their divisions, how far the Ravens will go this year and if Rams' Matthew Stafford or Sean McVay has more at stake.
Sep 07, 2021
Hour 2: Big Easy Decision?
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Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears debate Jameis Winston and the Saints, how COVID-19 will impact this NFL season, Stephen A's top 5 super bowl threats, and which team has the best wide receivers.
Sep 07, 2021
Summer is Over, Football is Here!
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Welcome back to another episode of First Take, Her Take! All three hosts are back together and looking forward to their busiest time of the year: football season. The ladies dive into their most anticipated NFL matchups, their favorite work assignments they've ever been sent to, and Charly looks to stir the pot with an NFL team this season.
Sep 07, 2021
Hour 2: Dallas or Tampa Bay?
2508
Michael Irving and Stephen A. Smith debate week one NFL predictions and who is the best playmaker in sports.
Sep 06, 2021
Hour 1: How 'Bout Them Cowboys
2985
Michael Irvin and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Cowboys' opener, University of Miami football and which athlete is the 'Goat of Goats.'
Sep 06, 2021
Hour 2: All Eyes on the Shield
2626
Harry Douglas, Sam Acho and Marcus Spears discuss NFL teams' odds at winning the Super Bowl.
Sep 03, 2021
Hour 1: Georgia or Clemson?
2720
Sam Acho, Harry Douglas and Marcus Spears discuss week one college football and NFL predictions.
Sep 03, 2021
Hour 2: Tom-pa Bay
2513
Freddie Coleman, Marcus Spears and Sam Acho discuss if Tom Brady will repeat with Tampa Bay.
Sep 02, 2021
Hour 1: Cowboys or Buccaneers
2922
Freddie Coleman, Sam Acho and Marcus Spears discuss week one NFL predictions.
Sep 02, 2021
Hour 2: East Mode
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Max Kellerman, Sam Acho and Asante Samuel discuss Bill Belichick without Brady. Plus, Max Kellerman's last episode on First Take.
Sep 01, 2021
Hour 1: Cam-aged Goods?
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Max Kellerman, Sam Acho and Dan Orlovsky discuss quarterbacks in the NFL.
Sep 01, 2021
Go Get Your Bag
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly and Elle react to the latest news out of New England: Cam Newton has been released. But first, Elle explains why Naomi Osaka's recent message on social media resonated with her. Also, the ladies give their advice for breaking into sports media, Jake Paul keeps winning, and more!
Sep 01, 2021
Hour 2: More on the Patriots' release of Cam Newton
2556
Max Kellerman, Harry Douglas, Marcus Spears and Damien Woody discuss the release of Cam Newton and Mac Jones promoted to QB1.
Aug 31, 2021
Hour 1: Breaking news Cam released
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Max Kellerman, Harry Douglas, Booger McFarland, Adam Schefter and Marcus Spears discuss the Patriots' release of Cam Newton.
Aug 31, 2021
Hour 2: What's at stake for Belichick
2794
Max Kellerman, Harry Douglas and Jeff Saturday discuss Chiefs or Buccaneers as the team to beat, what's at stake for Bill Belichick and what's next for Jake Paul.
Aug 30, 2021
Hour 1: Mac or Cam
2719
Max Kellerman, Harry Douglas and Dan Orlovsky debate if Mac Jones of Cam Newton should be QB1, if they are concerned or confident in Dak Prescott and if the 49ers rotating QBs is a good thing.
Aug 30, 2021
Hour 2: The Next Brady vs Manning?
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Kimberly Martin, Sam Acho, Ryan Clark and Donald Driver debate, if Trey Lance vs Justin Fields will be the next Tom Brady vs Peyton Manning, if anyone is a threat to the Buccaneers and much more!
Aug 27, 2021
Hour 1: Jameis gets the nod
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Kimberly Martin, Sam Acho and Ryan Clark debate, if Jameis will be a franchise qb for the Saints, if Dak should be on a pitch count and if Cam Newton will start for the Patriots.
Aug 27, 2021
Hour 2: Prime Time joins the Show
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Kimberly Martin and Sam Acho discuss with Marcus Spears if the Patriots QB competition is more about Mac Jones or Cam Newton. Then they debate if the Broncos can make the playoffs with Teddy Bridgewater as the starting QB. Jackson State Head Coach Deion "Prime Time" Sanders joins the show to talk about his upcoming season and the impact of HBCU football.
Aug 26, 2021
Hour 1: Sunset Stafford
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Kimberly Martin and Sam Acho are joined by Louis Riddick to debate if Mac Jones should start Week 1 for the Patriots. Then the trio reacts to MIke McCarthy's confident comments about Dak Prescott's health. Kimbery and Sam discuss if Matthew Stafford can win a Super Bowl with the Rams. Marcus Spears joins, asking if Urban Meyer will help or hurt Trevor Lawrence's early career.
Aug 26, 2021
Hour 2: Right Two Bear Arms
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Max and Harry Douglas are joined by Dan Orlovsky to debate if the Bears should be starting Andy Dalton. Harry gives his rankings for the Top 5 Wide Receivers in the NFL right now. The guys react to ESPN's preseason NFL power rankings. And they debate what will be the biggest comeback story of this year in the NFL.
Aug 25, 2021
Hour 1: Action Jackson
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Max and Harry Douglas react to Andy Dalton being named the starter in Chicago. They look at Jerry Jones saying he is not worried about Dak Prescott's health. The guys debate which QB competition is the most significant in the NFL. Kimberly Martin joins to discuss if NFL teams have figured out Lamar Jackson.
Aug 25, 2021
Seize The Opportunity
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! In Elle's absence, hosts Charly and Kimberley discuss why Charly only has one eye this week. After that, they share the worst part of working in sports media. Then, the ladies preach how to attack an open opportunity... we're looking at you Justin Fields & Mac Jones.
Aug 25, 2021
Hour 2: Trevor Stock Watch
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Max Kellerman, Harry Douglass and Marcus Spears debate which rookie qb's stock is going up and who's is going down, who's poised to become a top 10 player and which former MVP has the most to prove.
Aug 24, 2021
Hour 1: Jameis takes over
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Max Kellerman, Harry Douglass and Marcus Spears debate if we should've ever doubted that Jameis Winston would be the Saints' starter, if Belichick will platoon qbs and much more!
Aug 24, 2021
Hour 2: Big Ben Bounce Back
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Max, former NFL WR Harry Douglas, and Mina Kimes debate if Ben Roethlisberger is in for a big year. Later, the debate moves to Miami where the guys tell us if they're confident in Tua Tagovailoa as a franchise QB. Mina rejoins to discuss the Patriots and whether they can contend for a Super Bowl, then breakdown Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson to try to predict who will have a better career, and more.
Aug 23, 2021
Hour 1: Did 49ers Strike Gold?
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Max & former NFL WR Harry Douglas debate if Trey Lance should start for the 49ers, and if Justin Fields has shown he should start for the Bears. Dan Orlovsky joins to react to Tom Brady saying this could be his best season ever, and then Mina Kimes tells us if we should believe in Jameis Winston or Taysom Hill more.
Aug 23, 2021
Hour 2: Big 3 Pressure
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Stephen A. and Max discuss if Patrick Mahomes will have his best season this year. Finishing the NFL Pressure Series, the guys debate who is under the most pressure, Dak Prescott or Matthew Stafford. They look at which of the Nets Big 3 has the most on the line in the upcoming season. And they react to the comments made by Jon Gruden and Bruce Arians about the fights at their respective practices.
Aug 20, 2021
Hour 1: Cam or Mac?
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Stephen A. and Max take a look at Cam Newton and Mac Jones' performance in the Patriots second preseason game. They discuss if there is a chance that Aaron Rodgers will stay in Green Bay after this season. After LeBron James does not receive a vote for NBA's top player, the guys debate if he should feel slighted. Ryan Clark joins to discuss if the Steelers are being overlooked in the AFC.
Aug 20, 2021
Hour 2: Draymond's Warrior Relationship
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Stephen A. & Max question the impact Draymond Green's comments will have on his relationship with the Warriors, Max tells us why Tua Tagovailoa is under more pressure than Baker Mayfield this season, and Stephen A. questions why Steph Curry didn't step in during the Draymond/KD controversy.
Aug 19, 2021
Hour 1: KD's Golden State Departure
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Stephen A. & Max debate if it was fair for Kevin Durant and Draymond Green to blame Steve Kerr for KD's departure, and if it would be a better story for Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers to win a Super Bowl this season. The guys also discuss if the Cowboys will have the number one offense in the NFL and react to Naomi Osaka's latest comments.
Aug 19, 2021
Hour 2: Melo in Detroit?
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Stephen A. and Max are joined by Kendrick Perkins, and they look what would happen if Carmelo Anthony was drafted by the Pistons. Continuing with Fantasy Football Marathon, the guys debate which Fantasy Football RB is being slept on. And they react to Kevin Durant being upset about his NBA 2K rating being too low.
Aug 18, 2021
Hour 1: No Fun League?
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Stephen A. and Max discuss Dak Prescott's status and if he will have trouble when he gets back to the field. Kendrick Perkins joins to debate how the Knicks new free agents will help their playoff chances. Jeff Saturday and the guys react to Giants owner John Mara's comments in support of the NFL's new taunting rules. As a part of Fantasy Football Marathon, the guys debate which Fantasy Football QBs you should watch out for.
Aug 18, 2021
High Expectations, Impossible Standards, & Overreactions
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle start the show by talking about the impossible standards for motherhood and having a career. Then, they get into some overreactions surrounding the NFL's rookie quarterbacks before diving into no taunting and the league's high expectations.
Aug 18, 2021
Hour 2: Lamar Under Pressure?
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Stephen A. & Max tell us how important it is for Lamar Jackson to lead the Ravens to a deep playoff run, and which NFL player returning from injury will have the biggest bounce back. Later, the guys discuss LeBron James' input on NBA decisions, plus more on Tim Tebow being cut from the Jaguars.
Aug 17, 2021
Hour 1: Naomi Osaka
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Stephen A. & Max react to Naomi Osaka's press conference, plus breaking news on Joel Embiid, and Tim Tebow. Damien Woody joins to talk about the Patriots not yet naming a starter at quarterback.
Aug 17, 2021
Hour 2: All You Need is Love
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Stephen A. and Max take a look at Jordan Love's preseason debut and ask if he is ready to succeed Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. They react to the Clippers acquiring Eric Bledsoe, dealing Patrick Beverly and Rajon Rondo to the Grizzlies. Sam Acho joins to debate if Sean Payton should be blamed for the Saints QB situations post-Drew Brees. And the guys weight in on the new taunting rule in the NFL.
Aug 16, 2021
Hour 1: Overreaction Monday
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Stephen A. and Max look at this year's rookie QBs in their preseason debut, and Max delivers a bold prediction about the QB class. Sam Acho joins the show to break down Justin Fields' debut, and Fields calling the NFL game speed 'slow'. The guys debate who is under the most pressure in the upcoming season, Odell Beckham Jr or Ezekiel Elliott.
Aug 16, 2021
Hour 2: Great expectations
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Stephen A and Max debate if the expectations are higher for Brady and the Bucs in year 2, which preseason storylines to keep and eye on and more!
Aug 13, 2021
Hour 1: Ready for some Pre-Season football
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Stephen A, and Max debate if Jalen Hurts is in a position to succeed, if Mac Jones should start for the Patriots and much more!
Aug 13, 2021
Hour 2: Big Easy Decision?
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Stephen A. and Max discuss if the QB competition is more about Jameis Winston, or Taysom Hill. They react to J.R. Smith enrolling at North Carolina A&T State, and attempting to play baseball at the HBCU. Then they debate what NFL team is a QB away from contending for a Super Bowl.
Aug 12, 2021
Hour 1: Lights, Camera, Dak-tion
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Stephen A. and Max debate if the Cowboys' hopes come down to Dak Prescott's health this season. Coming off Kevin Durant's new contract, they debate which Nets superstar is under the most pressure. Max's answer might surprise you!
Aug 12, 2021
Hour 2: LeBron's Best Big 3?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis, and LeBron are the best Big 3 LeBron has been a part of, and question if Cade Cunningham or Jalen Green will be the better pro. Then Booger McFarland joins to tell us if Robert Salah is stretching by comparing Zach Wilson to Robert Saleh, if Urban Meyer or Trevor Lawrence is under more pressure in Jacksonville, and the latest news on Carson Wentz.
Aug 11, 2021
Hour 1: Do The Cowboys Deserve Hard Knocks?
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Stephen A. & Max react to the release of the first episode of the Cowboys edition of Hard Knocks, and tell us if they agree that Russell Westbrook has nothing to prove. Later, the guys debate if the Mavericks should target Ben Simmons to pair with Luka Doncic, and Paul Finebaum joins to get us ready for the college football season.
Aug 11, 2021
We're Talking GOLD Medals
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle are back and exposing the immaturity of some of the leagues top NFL players. The ladies talk everything from what movie they’d like to star in, to their favorite Olympic moments. Then, the ladies are joined by USA women’s volleyball captain, Jordan Larson, who brought home gold for the teams first time in history! 
Aug 11, 2021
Hour 2: Baker vs. Ben
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Browns or Steelers will win their match-ups this season, and give us their top rookies from NBA Summer League. Later, Damien Woody joins to discuss Seahawks camp where Russell Wilson is trying to get his tackle paid. Then, the guys tell us how pivotal Saquon Barkley will be to the Giants success, and react to Bruce Arians tough comments about the Buccaneers practice.
Aug 10, 2021
Hour 1: Maverick Money
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Stephen A. & Max tell us what we should expect from Luka Doncic and the Mavericks now that the max deal has been reached, and debate if Carmelo Anthony was the missing piece to getting LeBron another championship. Then, the guys react to the drama between Michael Thomas and the Saints, and Lamar Jackson's comments following his 2nd bout with COVID-19.
Aug 10, 2021
Hour 2: Commissioner Manning?
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Kawhi Leonard will win a title with the Clippers. In another edition of Camp Takes, the guys look at the NFC South and ask who will compete with the Bucs for the championship. And they react to the Hall of Fame induction over the weekend, and ask if Peyton Manning could be in line to be the next commissioner of the NFL.
Aug 09, 2021
Hour 1: Money Moves
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Stephen A. and Max react to Kevin Durant's new contract with the Nets and Team USA winning gold in men's and women's basketball. They look at Josh Allen's extension and debate which QB from the 2018 draft will win a Super Bowl first. Then they discuss who has a brighter future after free agency, the Bulls or Stephen A's Knicks.
Aug 09, 2021
Hour 2: Peyton's Call to the Hall
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Stephen A. and Max react to Jermichael Finley's critical comments about how Aaron Rodgers has handled his situation with the Packers. The guys discuss NFL players missing practice due to COVID guidelines. And they look at Tom Brady coming to support Peyton Manning's Hall of Fame induction.
Aug 06, 2021
Hour 1: "Coach" Garrett
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Dak Prescott is under pressure this upcoming season. After Steph Curry's extension, the guys discuss if Curry or LeBron James should be more motivated to win next season. They react to Jason Garrett being upset about not being called coach at a press conference. And Stephen A. wants Kevin Durant to joins the Knicks after next season.
Aug 06, 2021
Hour 2: Football, football, football!
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Max Kellerman, Marcus Spears and Harry Douglass debate who can stop the Packers in the North, Matt Ryan vs Ryan Tannehill and who will start at QB for the Saints.
Aug 05, 2021
Hour 1: Purple and Old
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Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears debate if the Lakers an win the title, who would be the best replacement for Carson Wentz and who is really America's team?
Aug 05, 2021
Hour 2: John Cena Joins the Show
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Max and Sam Acho ask if the Lakers roster is too old to compete next season. They react to the Giants having a brawl in practice. John Cena joins the show and says if he would cheer for the Patriots or Tom Brady Week 4. And the guys debate if the Bulls have become a contender in the East after adding Demar DeRozan and Lonzo Ball
Aug 04, 2021
Hour 1: Lake Show Goes On
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Max and Sam Acho look at the Lakers signings in free agency, and ask if they should be favored over the Nets next season. The guys react to Kemba Walker signing with the Knicks. They debate if the Colts should lure Phillip Rivers out of retirement. It's another edition of Camp Takes, looking at some storylines in the AFC West.
Aug 04, 2021
We Aren't Ladies, We Are Women
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Charly is away this week so Elle and Kimberley take over to chat everything from their childhood celebrity crushes to what the Bears feel about Justin Fields. The two also get into Simone Biles and a little Olympic coverage as well as our usual Boss Lady shoutout.
Aug 04, 2021
Hour 1: Best of NBA Free Agency
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Domonique Foxworth, Marcus Spears, and Kendrick Perkins tell us who made the best move of NBA free agency, and if the Colts should trade for Nick Foles. Later, the guys react to Stephen A. Smith talking about Damian Lillard's interest in the Knicks, and who will be the Patriots starter week 1?
Aug 03, 2021
Hour 2: Most Selfish in Sports
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Kendrick Perkins singles out a certain fun NBA player as the most selfish guy in sports. Later, Domonique Foxworth and Marcus Spears tell us who the best QB from this season's rookie class will be the best after this year. The guys debate if they'd rather build a franchise around Trae Young or Luka Doncic. Plus, more on the NBA with a Steph Curry contract extension, Simone Biles return and win, and more.
Aug 03, 2021
Hour 2: Kenny Smith Joins First Take
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Stephen A., Max and Molly are joined by Kenny Smith from TNT's "Inside The NBA" to discuss the Lakers acquisition of Russell Westbrook. Former Cowboy's fan Kendrick Perkins joins to react to "On This Day in Smithstory" when Michael Irving got into a heated debate about the Cowboys with Stephen A. Retired NFL QB Alex Smith joins the show to discuss the Madden NFL 22 Top 10 Quarterbacks ratings reveal.
Jul 30, 2021
Hour 1: Russ To Lakers
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Molly, Stephen A. and Max react to Russell Westbrook to the Lakers. Stephen A. gives his take on Aaron Rodgers' press conference from earlier this week. Kendrick Perkins joins the show to breakdown last night's NBA Draft.
Jul 30, 2021
Hour 2: Ed Reed joins the Show!
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Max and Marcus Spears debate how the Packers season will go with Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Schultz joins to discuss which NBA teams should make a trade on draft day. Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed joins to break down the best safeties in Madden NFL 22.
Jul 29, 2021
Hour 1: Rodgers Sounds Off
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Max is joined by Marcus Spears to react to Aaron Rodgers first press conference back at training camp. They debate who, outside of Patrick Mahomes, is the key to the Chiefs getting back to the Super Bowl. In another installment of "Camp Takes", Rob Ninkovich joins to break down the NFC West. Jordan Schultz joins to compare NBA draft prospect to past and present NBA stars.
Jul 29, 2021
Hour 2: Take care of yo chicken and yo mentals
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Max Kellerman, Jeff Saturday and Marshawn Lynch discuss if Lamar can win a Super Bowl, if the Bucs can run it back and if RUN CMC should be the top rated RB on this year's Madden.
Jul 28, 2021
Hour 1: Beyond frustrated
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Max Kellerman, Marcus Spears, and Kimberly Martin discuss what Rivera's comments could mean, how pressure impacts athletes and if the new NIL rules in college sports are problematic.
Jul 28, 2021
It's Not For You, Boo!
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Charly, Kimberley, and Elle discuss which wine makes you basic. Then, Aaron Rodgers might not leave Green Bay after all, Deshaun Watson is still fighting a legal battle, Elle has a message for all the lames out there, and more!
Jul 28, 2021
Hour 2: The Biggest Loser
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Freddie Coleman, Sam Acho, Dan Orlovsky and Vince Wilfork discuss who's the biggest loser now that Rodgers is back with the Packers, if Russ will win another Super Bowl in his career and if Cam will be the Patriots starter for the entire season.
Jul 27, 2021
Hour 1: He's baaaaaaack!
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Freddie Coleman, Sam Acho and Dan Orlovsky debate who won the standoff between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, if Big Ben can carry the Steelers to the playoffs and if you would rather build a team around Giannis or Luka.
Jul 27, 2021
Hour 2: S-E-C you later
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Freddie Coleman and Sam Acho debate if Dak Prescott should play in the preseason. They discuss what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need to do to repeat as Super Bowl champions, Chad Johnson joins the show to talk about Madden 22 and wide receivers in the NFL today. Then they react to Texas and Oklahoma opting out of their media deal with the Big 12, in pursuit of joining the SEC.
Jul 26, 2021
Hour 1: Olympic Meltdown
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Freddie Coleman and Sam Acho debate if Aaron Rodgers will play for the Packers this season. They react to Team USA men's basketball team's opening round loss to France. And they take a look at how COVID vaccines will affect the locker room in the NFL.
Jul 26, 2021
Hour 2: Dak or Dimes?
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Bart Scott, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate if they would rather have Dak Prescott or Daniel Jones (one answer might surprise you!). It's another edition of Molly's Deal, looking at who is the GOAT in sports, the best atmosphere in sports, and which is the most improbable title this year, the Buccaneers or the Bucks. Then, they look at HS basketball prospect Mikey Williams' new NIL deals.
Jul 23, 2021
Hour 1: Bucks on Parade
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Bart Scott, Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark debate if the Buccaneers will repeat as Super Bowl Champions. They discuss if Aaron Rodgers will sit out the regular season. And they discuss the NFL's new regulations regarding COVID outbreaks. They react to the Bucks championship parade and see which NBA superstar could get their first NBA title next.
Jul 23, 2021
Hour 2: CP3 or Russ to Lakers?
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Molly is joined by Bart Scott and Kendrick Perkins who debate if Dak Prescott will be the Comeback Player of the Year. Kendrick and Bart discuss reports that the Lakers may go after Chris Paul or Russell Westbrook this offseason. Booger McFarland joins the show to talk about if Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr. will work together in Cleveland. Kendrick and Bart react to Tom Brady comparing himself to Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan.
Jul 22, 2021
Hour 1: Jerry's World
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Molly Qerim Rose, Kimberley Martin and Bart Scott react to Jerry Jones' comments about his desire for the Cowboys to reach the Super Bowl. Kendrick Perkins explains why he thinks Giannis has changed the landscape for international NBA players. Bart and Kendrick debate if Big Ben is now the worst QB in the AFC North.
Jul 22, 2021
Hour 2: King Of The Ring
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Stephen A., Max and Kendrick Perkins debate whether they would rather have Giannis' one ring or Kevin Durant's two as part of a "super team." Stehpen A. and Max discuss if Big Ben will have a bounce back season. Kendrick Perkins rejoins the show to discuss if Chris Paul's championship window has closed. Stephen A. and Max debate if Giannis will win more titles in Milwaukee.
Jul 21, 2021
Hour 1: Greek God
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Stephen A, Max and Molly react to the Bucks winning the NBA Title. Max and Stephen A. debate if "game 6 Giannis" is the best player on the planet. Kendrick Perkins joins the show to discuss if Giannis had the best closeout performance in Finals history. Stephen A. and Max react to Tom Brady and the Buccaneers visit to the White House.
Jul 21, 2021
It's Not Always X's and O's
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Everyone is back from vacation and the ladies discuss what questions are appropriate for reporters to ask athletes. Also, they dive into COVID-19 and it's impact on The Olympics, Aaron Rodgers turned down an extension offer, and more!
Jul 21, 2021
Hour 2: Rodgers Packing Up?
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Stephen A. and Max are joined by Jeff Saturday to debate Aaron Rodgers' future in Green Bay. Then Stephen A. and Max discuss if Team USA should back out of the Olympics due to COVID concerns. Kendrick Perkins joins to determine if Chris Paul can come back in the series. And the guys react to Devin Booker saying not to compare him to Kobe Bryant.
Jul 20, 2021
Hour 1: Soft Knocks
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Stephen A. and Max are joined by Dan Orlovsky to react to Aaron Rodgers declining an extension with the Packers. Then Stephen A. and Max debate who will win Game 6, the Bucks or the Suns. Paul Finebaum joins to discuss the SEC discussing new COVID guidelines when it comes to scheduling. And Stephen A. has strong words about the Cowboys being on HBO's "Hard Knocks."
Jul 20, 2021
Hour 2: Sad CP3
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Richard Jefferson joins the show to describe what the Suns losing in the Finals would mean for Chris Paul. Stephen A. and Max react to Byron Cowart's controversial comments about Tom Brady's return to Foxborough this fall. Stephen A. and Max debate if the Finals have been more about the Bucks comeback or the Suns collapse, and they preview Game 6 of the series tomorrow night.
Jul 19, 2021
Hour 1: Suns Oops
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Stephen A., Max, and Molly breakdown Game 5 of the Bucks vs. Suns series from the weekend and debate whether or not the series is over. Stephen A. and Max debate what Portland should do with Damian Lillard amid rumors regarding his future. Stephen A. and Max discuss the significance of seven new Black NBA head coaches being hired this off season.
Jul 19, 2021
Hour 2: CP3 Out Of Top 5 PGs?
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Stephen A, Max and Richard Jefferson debate if Chris Paul will still be considered a top 5 point guard of all time if he loses in the finals. Max and Stephen A. discuss if Luka Dončić and Jason Kidd will last together in Dallas. Stephen A. reacts to Michael Robinson's comments on Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni. Stephen A., Max and Marcus Spears give their AFC East predictions.
Jul 16, 2021
Hour 1: Suns Must Win?
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Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim Rose preview Game 5 between the Bucks and Suns and debate if it's a must win for Phoenix. Marcus Spears joins the show to talk about the latest developments involving Aaron Rodgers and to debate who is the most important player in the NFC East.
Jul 16, 2021
Hour 2: Cowboys Let Down?
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Stephen A. and Max ask Kendrick Perkins if Khris Middleton has proven he is the Batman of the Bucks. Then, Stephen A. and Max debate which NFL team will be the biggest surprise this season, maybe even the Cowboys! And they react to Jake Paul wanting to fight Canelo Alvarez in a boxing match.
Jul 15, 2021
Hour 1: Sun Block
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Stephen A. and Max look back at Giannis' clutch block of Deandre Ayton in Game 4, and they debate if the Bucks are playing well or are the Suns losing the series. They discuss if Cam Newton can lead the Patriots to a Super Bowl.
Jul 15, 2021
Hour 2: The Freak's Legacy
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate what these Finals mean for Giannis' legacy, and then Marcus Spears joins to debate the best receiving duo in NFL history. Monica McNutt tells us if the Sixers can get an All-Star in a possible trade for Ben Simmons, and then Marcus Spears returns to talk NFL.
Jul 14, 2021
Hour 1: Finals Game 4
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Max & Keyshawn Johnson debate who has the edge in tonight's Game 4 between the Bucks and the Suns, and discuss how Kawhi's surgery will impact his future. Then Marcus Spears joins to react to Adam Shefter's latest comments on the Aaron Rodgers situation. Plus, Vince Carter tells us if we've been too concerned about Team USA Men's Basketball.
Jul 14, 2021
There's Room For Everyone At The Table
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Charly is joined by Kimberley from her island vacation while Elle took the week off from the pod. The two talk Charly’s birthday celebration, Kimberley’s fabulous getaway, and they squeeze in a few sports stories. Later on, Charly is joined by NFL Agent Nicole Lynn who talks about her life and career as a trailblazer. 
Jul 14, 2021
Hour 2: Panic Time for Team USA?
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Stephen A. and Max challenge Kendrick Perkins' take that the Suns are becoming a dynasty, then they ask if it is time to panic for Team USA after another exhibition loss. Stephen A. and Max debate what team LeBron will be remembered with, and react to Patrick Mahomes comments about Justin Herbert.
Jul 13, 2021
Hour 1: Sho-Time
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Stephen A. and Max are joined by Jeff Passan to talk about Shohei Ohtani in the All-Star game and his impact on baseball, then they look back to Team USA's second straight exhibition loss, and Joon Lee joins to talk with Stephen A. about Shohei Ohtani.
Jul 13, 2021
Hour 2: Pack up and Leave
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Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate where Aaron Rodgers will play next season, if Brady is a top 3 QB and if Astros vs Yankees is the best rivalry in sports.
Jul 12, 2021
Hour 1: Buck the trend
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Stephen A, Smith and Max Kellerman debate who has the edge in the Bucs/ Suns series going forward, if Aaron Rodgers is softening his stance and if Conor McGregor is done.
Jul 12, 2021
Hour 2: Love Under Pressure?
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Ros Gold-Onwude, Keyshawn Johnson, and Alan Han are joined by Kendrick Perkins to debate if the Suns are an emerging dynasty in the NBA. Keyshawn shares "Key's Top 5" most polarizing figures in sports. Then they look at which 2nd-year quarterback is under the most pressure in the upcoming NFL season.
Jul 09, 2021
Hour 1: Rising Sun
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Ros Gold-Onwude, Keyshawn Johnson, and Alan Han react to the Suns take a 2-0 series lead over the Bucks in the Finals, then they revisit if Patrick Mahomes can catch Tom Brady as the NFL GOAT. They discuss if fans should remain loyal to team's no matter their performance, and debate if the Tokyo Olympics should be canceled.
Jul 09, 2021
Hour 2: Play the white way?
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Keyshawn Johnson, Allan Hahn, Marcus Spears and Patrick Mahomes debate if baseball's unwritten rules are the old way or the white way, why Eric Beienemy hasn't gotten a head coaching job yet and if Baker should force feed the ball to OBJ this season.
Jul 08, 2021
Suns up
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Keyshawn Johnson Allan Hahn and Marcus Spears debate if Giannis or Chris Paul's legacy is more on the line in these finals, if Aaron Rodgers will play in Green Bay this season and if you would rather have Carson Wentz or Jalen Hurts.
Jul 08, 2021
Rules Are Meant To Be Brok...Changed
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! While Kimberley is on vacation, Charly and Elle share updates from their Fourth of July holiday and weigh in on annoying Starbucks customers with digital intern Lachelle Smith, who happens to be a former barista. The crew also welcomes digital producer Terrika Foster-Brasby to the show, as the three discuss Sha'Carri Richardson's suspension, competitive eating and Kim Kardashian taking over the Olympics
Jul 07, 2021
Hour 2: Back to Atlanta
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Keyshawn Johnson & Freddie Coleman tell us who was the biggest reason for the Bucks Game 5 win, question if the NFL came down hard enough on the Washington Football Team, and debate if all Championships are created equal.
Jul 02, 2021
Hour 1: Bucks Take The Lead
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Keyshawn Johnson & Freddie Coleman debate if the Bucks-Hawks series is over, and question if Reggie Bush should get his Heisman Trophy back.
Jul 02, 2021
Late Show Hour 2: Stephen A. on Pippen
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Stephen A. & Max react to Scottie Pippen's comments about Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan. Plus, are Dak and the Cowboys heading for a big year? Then, the guys debate if the best players should play Olympic basketball and make their picks for tonight's Game 5 in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Jul 01, 2021
Late Show Hour 1: CP3's Career-Defining Win
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Stephen A. & Max debate what last night's series-clinching win meant for Chris Paul, and tell us how they feel about Kawhi Leonard and Paul George now. Later, the guys tell us which hurt star's return is most important for their team's success in the Hawks-Bucks series. Then, they discuss if the Suns broke the Clippers and react to Patrick Beverley pushing Chris Paul.
Jul 01, 2021
Hour 2: CP3 to Finals
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Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman, Keyshawn Johnson and Tim Legler debate if Chris Paul is a top 5 point guard of all time. Keyshawn and Freddie give their top 5 college athletes who would have made the most money. The guys also debates who out of Tua Tagovailoa, Jalen Hurts or Mac Jones they would want leading their franchise, and they preview Game 5 between the Bucks and Hawks.
Jul 01, 2021
Hour 1: Sun sets on Clippers
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Charly Arnolt, Keyshawn Johnson, and Freddie Coleman discuss the Clippers' chances to make another title run. Then they look at who is the most important player in tonight's Hawks Bucks Game 5. And they react to the NCAA's decision to approve Name, Image, Likeness rights for college athletes.
Jul 01, 2021
Hour 2: Ja Morant Joins the Show
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Kendrick Perkins, Monica McNutt and Charly Arnolt and Ros Gold-Onwude discuss if Game 4 was on the Bucks or the Hawks. Kendrick and Monica respond to Danny Green's comments about Ben Simmons. And Ja Morant joins the show to talk about his new documentary and the NBA playoffs.
Jun 30, 2021
Hour 1: What the Buck
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Kendrick Perkins, Monica McNutt, and Charly Arnolt look at who needs to step up for the Bucks, and they debate if it is time to panic for the Suns. They discuss if Serena Williams can win another major title after retiring from Wimbledon.
Jun 30, 2021
The Cheating Game
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle talk Trae Young's injury and Elle's Hawks moving forward, Scottie Pippen starting beef with everyone, and getting caught cheating!
Jun 30, 2021
Hour 1: Stayin alive!
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Kendrick Perkins and Dominique Foxworth debate if Paul George has cemented himself as a superstar, who's the most important player in game 4 of the Bucks/Hawks series and much more!
Jun 29, 2021
Hour 1: Fear the Deer
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Kendrick Perkins and Dominique Foxworth debate what Khris Middleton proved with his game 3 performance, who's most valuable to the Suns in game 5 tonight and who you would rather start your franchise with Luka for Trae?
Jun 28, 2021
Hour 2: Stop Bashing PG13?
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Stephen A., Max, & Kendrick Perkins debate if people need to stop bashing Paul George's playoff performances, then Max tells us how confident he is in the US Men's Olympic basketball team. Later, the guys react to Scottie Pippen's comments about Doc Rivers ruining Ben Simmons, and later react to something Pippen tweeted while watching the show!
Jun 25, 2021
Hour 1: LA Shines
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Clippers Game 3 win was more about the Suns or the Clippers, and react to the spat between Kevin Durant and Scottie Pippen. Later, the guys tell us who is the most important player in tonight's Game 2 between the Bucks and Hawks. Then, the crew discusses if hiring Jason Kidd as Head Coach is a step forward or backwards for the Mavericks.
Jun 25, 2021
Hour 2: Suns beaming
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Stephen A,, Max and Kimberly Martin debate if the Suns will go up 3-0 on the Clippers, the biggest reason for the Hawks game 1 win and if the Brady way is better than the Patriot way.
Jun 24, 2021
Hour 1: Hawks steal game 1
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Stephen A. Max, and Marcus Spears debate if Trae Young has a higher ceiling than Steph Curry, if KD is more talented than Jordan and if Packers players are worried about what's happening with Aaron Rodgers.
Jun 24, 2021
Hour 2: Long Reviews
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Stephen A. & Max debate how bad the long reviews were in Game 2 after the last 90 seconds on the clock lasted over 30 minutes. Later, the guys question if baseball has gone too far in the crackdown of sticky substances, and give us their biggest NBA draft steals outside of the top 10 picks.
Jun 23, 2021
Hour 1: Valley Oop
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Suns great Game 2 win and question if Paul George is to blame. Later, the guys debate if the Hawks need to steal one of the first 2 games against the Bucks.
Jun 23, 2021
We're Calling BS...
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle lean into the pettiness on this week's episode! The ladies talk about players being authentically themselves in the best and worst ways, players throwing shade, players not living up to expectations... this episode has it all!
Jun 23, 2021
Hour 2: 2 GOATs 1 Shop
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Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody, George Kittle and Robert Tonyan discuss, who Tom Brady may have been talking about in his comment on The Shop, the significance of Carl Nassib's coming out announcement and why Tim Tebow didn't get an invite to Tight End University.
Jun 22, 2021
Hour 1: Sun rising?
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Suns can go up 2-0 on the Clippers, who's the most important player in the Hawks/Bucks series and if Ben Simmons can be fixed.
Jun 22, 2021
Hour 1: The Magic Man
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Stephen A, Max, and Magic Johnson debate if Ben Simmons or Doc Rivers looks worse after Philly's collapse, who needs their star player back more the Clippers or Suns and much more!
Jun 21, 2021
Hour 2: Perk's Pep Talk
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Charly Arnolt, Keyshawn Johnson, Alan Hahn, and Kendrick Perkins look at who has the edge in the Nets v Bucks series. Then, the group reacts to the Celtics trading Kemba Walker to the Thunder. Alan tells the Pelicans to "Carry Hahn" and trade Zion to the Knicks. And Perk gives advice to the stars of the Hawks v 76ers and Clippers v Jazz series.
Jun 18, 2021
Hour 1: Kemba to OKC
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Charly Arnolt, Keyshawn Johnson, Alan Hahn and Kendrick Perkins react to the Kemba Walker trade and breakdown the Bucks game 6 win over the Nets. Kimberly Martin joins to debate whether or not it's time for the Packers to trade Aaron Rodgers. Perk comes back to discuss what a Clippers series win would mean for Paul George's legacy.
Jun 18, 2021
Hour 2: Mayfield of Dreams?
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Charly, Keyshawn, Hahn, and Ros Gold-Onwude give more reaction to Game 5 of the 76ers Hawks series. Booger McFarland rejoins the show to discuss Baker Mayfield's comments about the Browns' Super Bowl chances. Keyshawn, Ros, and Hahn give their top 5 future faces of the NBA. Hahn and Keyshawn debate if Luka Dončić will be a Maverick for the rest of his career.
Jun 17, 2021
Hour 1: 76ers Collapse
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Charly Arnolt, Keyshawn Johnson and Alan Hahn breakdown Game 5 of the Hawks 76ers series. Keyshawn and Hahn react to LeBron James' criticism of the NBA not pushing the start of the season back further. Booger McFarland joins the show to talk about Aaron Rodgers and his future in Green Bay.
Jun 17, 2021
Hour 2: QB Mania
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More reaction to Kawhi Leonard's knee injury and Chris Paul entering COVID-19 protocols. Louis Riddick joins First Take to discuss the quarterback situations in San Francisco and Chicago. Monica and Freddie preview game 5 of the Hawks 76ers series.
Jun 16, 2021
Hour 1: Kawhi, CP3 Out
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Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman and Monica McNutt react to Kawhi Leonard's knee injury and Chris Paul entering COVID-19 protocols. Monica and Freddie debate if the torch has been passed from LeBron James to Kevin Durant. Jeff Saturday joins to discuss the future for Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay. Monica and Freddie discuss the biggest snubs from the All-NBA Teams and who they would replace.
Jun 16, 2021
Entertaining Exes
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle really nail the transitions in this episode! The ladies talk everything from getting back together with your ex to who might win it all in this year's NBA Championship!
Jun 16, 2021
Hour 2: Pauling Out
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Mike D'Antoni would be a good head coaching fit for the Trail Blazers, and if there is a rift between Luka Doncic and Mavericks front office. And they look at how Chris Paul's playoff performance has improved his legacy.
Jun 15, 2021
Hour 1: Nets in Danger?
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Stephen A. and Max debate if the Hawks came back to win, or the 76ers collapsed down the stretch. With Kyrie Irving and James Harden out, the guys discuss if Kevin Durant can win by himself. And they look at who will win the Clippers Jazz series.
Jun 15, 2021
Hour 2: Big D winning the NFC East?
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Charly, Freddie and Monica are joined by Ros Gold-Onwude to debate the Nets chances against the Bucks. Louis Riddick joins to look at if the Browns will compete for the Chiefs in the AFC, and if Zeke will have a bounce year, leading the Cowboys to winning the NFC East. Then they look back at LeBron and Drake showing up to Bronny James' high school game.
Jun 14, 2021
Hour 1: Jerry Jeudy joins the show
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Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman, and Monica McNutt discuss if Kevin Durant can win the series without Kyrie and Harden, and they look at if the NBA has gotten soft. Marcus Spears joins to debate where Aaron Rodgers will play next season. Then, Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy joins to talk about his rookie year and the possibility of Rodgers joining the Broncos.
Jun 14, 2021
Hour 2: Off Night For Nets?
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Stephen A. & Max debate of the Nets lost because of their offense, and question if Damian Lillard should want Mike D'Antoni as his coach. Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss if Shaq was ever the best player in the NBA. Later, the guys react to Russell Wilson saying he didn't request a trade, and tell us what their favorite nicknames in sports are.
Jun 11, 2021
Hour 1: Bucks Bounce Back
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Stephen A. & Max tell us if they are more confident in the Bucks after the win, and debate if the Clippers are done. Louis Riddick joins to discuss what the best thing is about Aaron Rodgers missing Packers camp, and the crew tells us who the most important player is in tonight's Sixers-Hawks Game 3 match-up.
Jun 11, 2021
Hour 2: Quavo And Perk Squash The Beef
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Stephen A reacts to Dak Prescott's new endorsements. Stephen A and Max "battle" over whether #6 LeBron or #23 LeBron is better. Quavo joins the show to talk about the Atlanta Hawks and squashes his beef with Kendrick Perkins.
Jun 10, 2021
Hour 1: Suns Cook Nuggets
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Stephen A and Max react to Game 2 of the Suns Nuggets series. Keyshawn Johnson joins the show to debate who is the biggest threat in the NFC to Tom Brady and the Bucs. On this day in Smithstory: The guys debate Max's take from on this day in 2019 that Giannis Antetokounmpo is better than Kevin Durant.
Jun 10, 2021
Hour 2: JWill vs. KD Fair Or Foul?
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Kendrick Perkins and Max debate about Kevin Durant's tweet in response to the story JWill shared on Get Up!. Booger McFarland joins the show to debate who's the best team in the NFC East. In response to Gerrit Cole's comments, the guys discuss if cheating is a part of sports. Kendrick Perkins predicts that Julio Jones' Tennessee Titans will win Super Bowl LVI.
Jun 09, 2021
Hour 1: Clippers Face The Music
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Kendrick Perkins stands in for Stephen A and reacts to Game 1 of Clippers Jazz with Max. Booger McFarland joins First Take to discuss Davante Adams' comments about the Aaron Rodgers situation. Max and Kendrick Perkins debate whether Nikola Jokić or Deandre Ayton is more important to Game 2 of the Nuggets Suns series.
Jun 09, 2021
No One Cares!
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Elle Duncan have a loaded show! They talk body image and bathing suits, buying gifts for your significant other, Julio Jones finding a new home, and yes they even discuss the Logan Paul/Floyd Mayweather fight; although they may not have watched it...!
Jun 09, 2021
Hour 2: CP3 Top 5 PG?
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Stephen A, Max and Teddy Bruschi debate if Kevin Durant is the best player in the world, is who's the MVP of the playoffs so far and if Chris Paul is a top 5 point guard of all time.
Jun 08, 2021
Hour 1: Nets Level
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Stephen A, and Max debate if the Nets' blowout win in game 2 was more about the Nets or the Bucks, if the Packers should trade Aaron Rodgers and who needs to step up for the 76ers.
Jun 08, 2021
Hour 2: Déjà Vu In Dallas
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Stephen A and Max debate what went wrong for the Mavericks. Stephen A argues that Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn't good for boxing. With the addition of Julio Jones, are the Titans now the Chiefs biggest threat in the AFC? Stephen A gives you his pick for who the Trail Blazers should hire as their next head coach.
Jun 07, 2021
Hour 1: Clippers Claw Back
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Stephen A and Max react to Kawhi and Paul George finishing off the Mavericks. Keyshawn Johnson explains why he's not a fan of Julio Jones to the Titans. Stephen A and Max debate whether Trae Young on Ben Simmons was the bigger story in Game 1 of the Hawks 76ers series.
Jun 07, 2021
Hour 1: Suns Set on Lakers Title run
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate what went wrong for the Lakers, if Dame time is up in Portland and much more!
Jun 04, 2021