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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, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

Episode Date
Hour 2: Kenny Smith Joins First Take
2579
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
2810
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!
2608
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
Hour 2: End of the Road?
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the LeBron and Anthony Davis can win another title in LA, if the Paul brothers have fooled the public and what will happen with Clippers face elimination against the Mavs.
Jun 04, 2021
Hour 2: Coach K Retires
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Stephen A. & Max are joined by Jay Williams to discuss Coach K's legacy and where he ranks among best coaches. Kendrick Perkins joins to bask in the glory of picking the Hawks to beat the Knicks, then the guys debate if it's more good Luka Doncic or bad Kawhi Leonard that is determining the Clippers-Mavericks series.
Jun 03, 2021
Hour 1: Stephen A. Is Sad About The Knicks
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Knicks elimination from the playoffs, was their season a success? Plus, what do the Lakers need from LeBron to get a win against the Suns tonight? Later, the guys react to the Celtics changes and what should happen in Boston.
Jun 03, 2021
Hour 2: Dame or Steph?
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Stephen A., Max, and Kendrick Perkins debate what the Celtics news means for the NBA overall, then Stephen A. and Max battle it out to determine who will win Game 5, the Knicks or the Hawks. Hall of Fame coach Bill Cowher joins the show and gives his perspective on the hot topics of the NFL offseason. And the guys pick who they would want in the playoffs, Lillard or Curry.
Jun 02, 2021
Hour 1: Ainge Out, Stevens In
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Stephen A. and Max react to Danny Ainge stepping down as Celtics President of Operations and Brad Stevens moving into the Celtics front office. Then they examine who is at fault for the Lakers losing the Suns and look at Damian Lillard's incredible performance in the Blazers double OT loss. And Kendrick Perkins joins to deal with losing his bet to Stephen A and shares what the Lakers should do moving forward.
Jun 02, 2021
Hour 2: LeBron to the rescue?
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Teddy Bruschi debate if LeBron can lift the Lakers to a win tonight against the Suns, if Mahomes and the Chiefs can go 20-0 and much more!
Jun 01, 2021
Hour 1: All about the Benjamin (Simmons)
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if Doc Rivers should trust Ben Simmons, if Naomi Osaka handled her exit from the French Open properly and much more!
Jun 01, 2021
Accentuate the Positive
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly and Kimberley welcome their new co-host Elle Duncan to the show. The ladies discuss dating partners with accents, the mental health of athletes, sports fans losing their minds, and more!
Jun 01, 2021
Hour 2: Greek Sweep
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Stephen A. and Max discuss how Chris Paul's legacy is at stake this playoffs, then they debate who was to blame for the Bucks sweeping the Heat. They look at who is the biggest threat to the Nets in the East, and ask if Jayson Tatum has become a superstar in the NBA.
May 31, 2021
Hour 1: New York Nixed
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Stephen A. and Max react to the Suns tying the series 2-2 with the Lakers, then they sound off on a Celtics fan throwing a bottle at Kyrie Irving in Game 4. They debate if we should stop worrying about the Clippers, and Stephen A. explains how the Knicks came overcome a 3-1 series deficit to the Hawks.
May 31, 2021
Hour 2: SAS in the ATL
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Knicks can win tonight vs the Hawks in ATL, if the Lakers will repeat as champs and more!
May 28, 2021
Hour 1: Suns setting
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the suns are done in their if the Bucks have a Big 3 and much more!
May 28, 2021
Hour 2: Patriot Dynasty
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the new information reported on Spygate taints the Patriots dynasty, and Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss what more Ja Morant can do for the Grizzlies. Later, actor and Knicks mega-fan Jerry Ferrara joins to talk his team, and Max makes the argument the Knicks fans are as bad as Cowboys fans.
May 27, 2021
Hour 1: Go New York
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Knicks were lucky to win Game 2, and react to fans bad actions at playoff games Wednesday. The guys question if Carson Wentz can have a bounce back season with the Colts, and Kendrick Perkins joins to talk about what went wrong in the Wizards loss to the 76ers.
May 27, 2021
Hour 2: New York Stand Up
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Stephen A. and Max discuss if Kawhi Leonard's reputation is on the line this season, then Kendrick Perkins comes on to give a bold prediction about the Wizards-76ers series. Stephen A. and Max react to New York City mayor De Blasio firing back at Trae Young, and Stephen A. gives the Knicks a pep talk before Game 2 tonight. Perkins returns to debate who the best duo in the NBA right now is.
May 26, 2021
Hour 1: Kawhi Not?
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Kawhi Leonard is the issue with the Clippers, then they react to LeBron and AD tying the series 1-1 with Phoenix. Kendrick Perkins joins the show to take a look at Kyrie Irving and the Nets going up 2-0, and the series heading to Boston. Then Jeff Saturday joins to discuss if Aaron Rodgers should sit out the season if he is not traded.
May 26, 2021
Hour 2: Logan Paul joins the Show
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Stephen A. and Max and Tedy Bruschi ask if the Packers should fire their GM to get Aaron Rodgers to stay, then Stephen A. and Max debate what teams should trade for Julio Jones. Logan Paul joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight with undefeated champ Floyd Mayweather Jr, and how the Paul brothers are impacting the sport of boxing. Then, they debate if the current Nets Big 3 could beat the Lebron's Heat Big 3.
May 25, 2021
Hour 1: Rodgers Sent Packing?
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Stephen A. and Max react to Aaron Rodgers' comments on SportsCenter and ask if the Packers can fix the relationship with the MVP quarterback, and they debate if Jimmy Butler should be blamed for the Heat going down 2-0 to the Bucks. Then, the trio takes a look back in how the sports world has changed in a year since George Floyd's murder.
May 25, 2021
New Beginnings & Big Announcements
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss PDA in relationships, Aaron Rodgers' future, & the ladies have a big announcement to share!
May 25, 2021
Hour 2: Carry On
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Grizzlies can upset the Jazz, how impressive Phil Mickelson was and which LA team can least afford to go down 0-2.
May 24, 2021
Hour 1: No Moral Knick-tories
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Stephen A and Max debate how fans should feel about the Knicks after a playoff loss at home, how the NBA looks for not suspending LeBron James and if we can stop worrying about the Nets big 3.
May 24, 2021
Hour 2: NBA Playoff Predictions
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Stephen A., Max, and Monica McNutt debate if LeBron and the Lakers should be more worried about Chris Paul or Devin Booker in their matchup with the Suns, then the guys look at who needs to help Steph Curry lead the Warriors to victory. Richard Jefferson joins to react to Giannis Antetokounmpo's saying the Bucks may lose to the Heat again. Then the guys close out with their predictions for the NBA Playoffs starting up this weekend.
May 21, 2021
Hour 1: Empire State Bias?
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Stephen A. and Max look back at Russell Westbrook's performance against the Pacers last night, then they debate if the best LeBron comes out in the later playoff rounds. Richard Jefferson joins the show to debate what Kyrie Irving has to prove this playoffs. Then the guys take a listen to Hawks interim head coach Nate McMillan's comments about the NBA being biased towards the Knicks.
May 21, 2021
Hour 2: r.e.L.A.x
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Stephen A. & Max question if the Lakers win makes them feel better about their repeat chances, react to Deshaun Watson posting a video of him working out, and discuss their expectations of the Warriors moving forward. Later, they react to Charles Barkley saying that if LeBron wins this year we must re-assess the GOAT conversation, preview Suns-Lakers, and more.
May 20, 2021
Hour 1: Bron's Bullseye
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Stephen A. & Max debate if LeBron's game-winning shot against the Warriors was lucky, and does Stephen A. still thinks Steph Curry is the best player in the world right now. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins to react to Brad Stevens' comments about the Celtics' match-up with the Nets, and then the guys talk Tim Tebow and his new contract with the Jaguars.
May 20, 2021
Hour 2: Lake Show Repeat?
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Stephen A. & Max question if the Lakers can repeat, and discuss if Shohei Ohtani is the best show in sports right now. Kendrick Perkins joins to tell us if the Hawks will beat the Knicks, if Gregg Popovich or Ja Morant is more valuable in tonight's play-in game, and more about the NBA playoffs.
May 19, 2021
Hour 1: Steph vs. LeBron
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Stephen A. & Max debate if a Warriors or Lakers playoff run would be more intriguing, question if we should be upset with Russell Westbrook, and react to Ty Lue's comments about resting his players. Later, the guys tell us who the biggest threat to the Nets in the East is.
May 19, 2021
Love Languages & Basketball
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss Charly's crazy weekend, their love languages and how important they are to relationships, and of course the NBA play-in tournament!
May 18, 2021
Hour 2: Don't be Bosh-ful
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Stephen A, Max, Chris Bosh and Kendrick Perkins debate, if LeBron James is an underrated scorer, who's facing the most playoff pressure and if you need a big 3 to win it all.
May 18, 2021
Hour 1: Better together?
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Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron and Steph have helped or hurt each other's legacies, if the Knicks are a designation franchise now and if you would rather have Luka or Kawhi.
May 18, 2021
Hour 2: Lakers Warriors will meet in Play in
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Stephen A, and Max debate what will happen when the Warriors and Lakers meet in the play in game, what these playoffs mean to Russell Westbrook and much more!
May 17, 2021
Hour 1: GOAT HOF Class?
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Stephen A, and Max debate if the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame class is the greatest of all time, if Brad Stevens should be on the hot seat and much more!
May 17, 2021
Hour 2: can Brady outlast Belichick
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Max Kellerman, Chris Canty and Kendrick Perkins debate if Brady or Belichick will last longer in the NFL, which rookie qb we'll be raving about, and much more!
May 14, 2021
Hour 1: Play for 6?
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Max Kellerman, Kendrick Perkins and Chris Canty debate if the Lakers should push for the 6th seed or rest starters for the play in game, if Tebow will be an asset or a distraction and much more!
May 14, 2021
Hour 2: Schedule Release - Jerry Jones (feat. Post Malone)
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Max, Chris Canty, and Tedy Bruschi discuss if Tom Brady has surpassed Bill Belichick's legacy, then the guys give their picks for next year's NFL MVPs. Kendrick Perkins joins to rate the importance of the Lakers winning with LeBron and AD, then the guys react to Jerry Jones in the Cowboys' schedule release video with rapper Post Malone.
May 13, 2021
Hour 1: Brady or Belichick
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Max, Chris Canty, and Louis Riddick discuss how Bill Belichick can surpass Tom Brady, then the trio debate if Aaron Rodgers will finish his career with Green Bay, and Kendrick Perkins joins to look at James Harden's return to the court for the Nets.
May 13, 2021
Hour 2: Brady playing at 50?
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Max and Chris Canty discuss intriguing Week 1 matchups in the NFL, then Kendrick Perkins joins to talk about the impact of LeBron James and James Harden's return from injury, and the crew debate about the possibility of Tom Brady playing when he is 50 years old.
May 12, 2021
Hour 1: NBA Under Pressure
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Max and Chris Canty look at the release of the NFL Week 1 matchups and which stand out, then Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss the Knicks and Lakers being under pressure come playoff time, and Max and Chris debate if Tim Tebow signing with the Jaguars harms Urban Meyer's credibility.
May 12, 2021
Becoming Instagram Official & Talking To Goal-Models
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss becoming Instagram official in your relationship, Tim Tebow has somehow made it back to the NFL, and we welcome WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert to the show! Cathy explains what it was like to navigate last season during a pandemic and what the future holds for the WNBA and women's sports as a whole.
May 11, 2021
Hour 2: What about Kaepernick?
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Max Kellerman, Chris Canty, Booger McFarland and Brian Windhorst debate why Tim Tebow is getting another chance in the NFL and Kaepernick is not, if tonight's game is bigger for the Knicks or the Lakers and if Aaron Rodgers will return to the Packers.
May 11, 2021
Hour 1: Tebow Time
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Max Kellerman, Chris Canty, Brian Windhorst and Bradley Beal debate if Tim Tebow deserves to sign with the Jaguars as a tight end, where Russell Westbrook ranks among the great point guards of all time, and much more!
May 11, 2021
Hour 2: Greener Bay On The Other Side?
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Max & Chris Canty question if Aaron Rodgers really wants to leave the Packers, and if the AFC North is the best division in football. Kendrick Perkins joins to debate if there should be more confidence in the Lakers or Knicks right now, and if Steph Curry is a top-3 MVP candidate. Later, the guys discuss if Russell Westbrook is overrated or underrated, is Tom Thibodeau a coach of the year candidate, and react to DK Metcalf's 100 meter run.
May 10, 2021
Hour 1: The Best of the Brow
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Max & Chris Canty debate if Anthony Davis is the best big man in the world, and if the Knicks season will be a failure if they don't win a playoff series. The guys predict which 1st round QB will be the first to start a playoff game, and react to Pelicans GM David Griffin's comments about Zion Williamson.
May 10, 2021
Hour 2: King in decline?
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Jeff Saturday debate, if LeBron James is declining, what's been the biggest move of the NFL off season and if it's harder to win a title in the NFL or the NBA.
May 07, 2021
Hour 1: Lakers lagging
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate how far the Lakers will make it in the playoffs, if Harden or Durant are more important to the Nets' title hopes and much more!
May 07, 2021
Hour 2: Fixing the Rodgers/Packers Relationship
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Stephen A. & Max discuss what the Packers can to keep Aaron Rodgers on the team, Stephen A. tells us if his Knicks loss to the Nuggets is a big deal, then Ryan Clark joins to debate Rodgers' Jerry Krause jab, Tim Tebow's attempt at a comeback as a tight end, and Jimbo Fisher's comments about beating Alabama.
May 06, 2021
Hour 1: The Last Dance In Lambeau?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Aaron Rodgers calling GM Brian Gutekunst "Jerry Krause" is fair, and debate if Rodgers or the Packers look worse. Later, the guys react to the Nets being fined because of Kyrie's resistance to talk to the media, and then give their top-5 point guards in the NBA.
May 06, 2021
Hour 2: Richard Sherman Joins
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Max and Kendrick Perkins rank their top 5 most terrifying players in the NBA, then they debate if the Nets should feel threatened by the Knicks. later, Super Bowl champion Richard Sherman joins to give us his takes on the top stories in the NFL, and later, Ryan Clark tells us if trading Aaron Rodgers is the Packers' only option.
May 05, 2021
Hour 1: Cliff James?
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Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if we are seeing the decline of LeBron James, and Dan Orlovsky joins to tell us if Aaron Rodgers should want to go to the Browns. Later, Max & Perk question if the Nets can win the East without James Harden. Then Dan Orlovsky returns to react to Tom Brady saying he would trade 2 of his Super Bowl rings to have a perfect season.
May 05, 2021
The Draft Is Over & Kimberley Might Be Catfishing Us
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss life with COVID restrictions lightening up, the NFL Draft is finally over, Kamie Crawford from MTV's Catfish stops by to talk about the ins and outs of getting catfished, and more! 
May 04, 2021
Hour 2: M-V-Paul?
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Kendrick Perkins debate if Chris Paul should be the MVP, how we should view Carmelo right now and which team would give Aaron Rodgers the best chance to win a Super Bowl.
May 04, 2021
Hour 1: Knicks in the Mix
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Stephen A, Max and Jerome Bettis debate if Knicks are the real deal, if Terry Bradshaw was right about Aaron Rodgers and where Russell Westbrook ranks among the best point guards all time.
May 04, 2021
Hour 2: 2021 NFL Draft First Round Recap Part II
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Stephen A. and Max discuss which Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers drafted in the first round will have an immediate impact. Ryan Clark joins to talk about what team should trade for Aaron Rodgers, and who had the better draft, the Jets or the Jaguars.
Apr 30, 2021
Hour 1: 2021 NFL Draft First Round Recap
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Stephen A. and Max look back at the first round of the NFL Draft and react to the biggest moves and picks made. Dan Orlovsky joins the show to talk about Aaron Rodgers wanting out of Green Bay and how that impacts the Packers draft this year.
Apr 30, 2021
Hour 2: NFL Draft Special Part II
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Stephen A., Max, & Ryan Clark debate how the Cowboys can mess up the draft, and then rank their top 5 QBs for tonight. Later, they discuss if it's a problem for the 49ers to trade Jimmy G, whether the Patriots absolutely need one of the top 5 QBs, and QB draft prospect Trey Lance joins the show.
Apr 29, 2021
Hour 1: NFL Draft Special
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Stephen A., Max, & Mina Kimes tell us what the 49ers should do with the No. 3 pick, whether Trevor Lawrence will live up to expectations, if Zach Wilson to the Jets is the best scenario, and should the Falcons trade their No. 4 pick?
Apr 29, 2021
Hour 2: Jerry's Draft World
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Stephen A. and Max discuss if Jerry Jones will go rogue with the Cowboys pick in the NFL draft, then they look at Dr. J's NBA all-time lists and react to LeBron being left off. Ryan Clark joins the group to talk about Trey Lance's potential and react to Brick returning to General Hospital!
Apr 28, 2021
Hour 1: Paul not for all
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Stephen A., Max, and Marcus Spears react to Antonio Brown re-signing with the Bucs and discuss the most exciting QB in this year's NFL draft. Then, Stephen A. and Max debate if Klay Thompson makes the Warriors title contenders, and then react to the Floyd Mayweather Jr/Logan Paul fight announcement, if that is bad for boxing.
Apr 28, 2021
Officially Dating & Getting Draft Ready
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss becoming official in a relationship, life at ESPN as a TV personality, and ESPN's Elle Duncan joins the show. Elle talks about hosting the draft for ESPN Radio, using her platform for important topics, and more!
Apr 27, 2021
Hour 2: Is the Grass Greener for Aaron Rodgers?
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Stephen A., Max, and Kendrick Perkins joins to talk about LeBron James and James Harden's return, then the trio react to Russell Westbrook's comments after another record breaking triple double. Closing out, Damien Woody joins Stephen A. and Max to look at Aaron Rodgers' future with Green Bay and Odell Beckham Jr's with Cleveland.
Apr 27, 2021
Hour 1: DeVonta Smith joins the show
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Stephen A. and Max react to Kyle Shanahan's comments about the 49ers 3rd pick and QB Jimmy Garoppolo, then the guys discuss Chris Paul's late game heroics and MVP candidacy, and former Alabama WR and Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith joins the show and talks about his place in the upcoming NFL Draft.
Apr 27, 2021
Hour 2: KD at MSG?
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Stephen A. and Max discuss KD and Kyrie's decision to join the Nets instead of the Knicks, then Tim Hasselbeck joins to look at what the Steelers should do in the NFL draft, and the guys react to Trevor Bauer's comments about Fernando Tatis Jr.
Apr 26, 2021
Hour 1: New York's Team
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Stephen A and Max debate if the Knicks are putting pressure on the Nets to win it all, and react to Kamaru Usman's knockout of Jorge Masvidal. Tim Hasselbeck joins to talk about Justin Fields' draft position. Later, the crew discuss if LeBron needs to return now for the Lakers.
Apr 26, 2021
Hour 2: 1 on 1 with Trevor Lawrence
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Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody Trevor Lawrence and Patrick Surtain discuss, what Lawrence really meant with his comments last week, where Surtain should play in the NFL and if Kyler Murray and the Cardinals can take the next step.
Apr 23, 2021
Hour 1: Playmaker in the house!
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Stephen A, Max and Michael Irvin debate what the Cowboys should do in the draft, if Tom Brady is right about jersey numbers and much more!
Apr 23, 2021
Hour 2: Jorge Masvidal
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Stephen A, Max and Jorge Masvidal discuss what we can expect to see at UFC 261, if Jalen Hurts should be the Eagles starting quarterback and if Bret Favre was right in his latest comments.
Apr 22, 2021
Hour 1: LeBron Responds
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Stephen A, Smith, Max Kellerman and Najee Harris debate if LeBron was wrong for his tweet in response to the police shooting of a teenage girl in Ohio, if Steph Curry is the greatest offensive player of all time and how waiting to play at Alabama helped Najee Harris develop.
Apr 22, 2021
Hour 2: Reaction To The Derek Chauvin Trial Part II
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Stephen A. & Max are joined by social/political commenter and host of the "On One Podcast" Angela Rye join to discuss the Derek Chauvin trial verdict and where we go from here. Later, Ryan Clark joins the discussion.
Apr 21, 2021
Hour 1: Reaction To The Derek Chauvin Trial
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Stephen A. & Max react to Derek Chauvin being convicted for the murder of George Floyd. Later, ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant, and award-winning director and filmmaker Spike Lee join to give their takes on the verdict.
Apr 21, 2021
Shoot Your Shot... Respectfully
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss shooting your shot on social media, Kevin Durant's momentary memory loss, and how the ladies are tired of the NFL Draft coverage but are still going to give you their NFL Draft coverage!
Apr 20, 2021
Hour 2: Dallas On The Defense
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Stephen A. & Max continue our NFL Draft Blitz with the Dallas Cowboys. Do the guys think that they will trade up and draft an offensive player or try to improve their defense? Then the crew debates if LaMelo Ball will put the Hornets back on the map. Later, Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman joins to talk about his upcoming fight. After, Stephen A. & Max debate if Steph Curry has proven he's the best point guard ever, and react to comments from MLB-great Gary Sheffield.
Apr 20, 2021
Hour 1: Is Anyone Hotter Than Curry?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if this is the best Steph Curry has ever played, and react to Mike Tomlin's contract extension with the Steelers. Later, Dan Orlovsky joins to discuss if Ravens GM Eric DeCosta's comments were an insult to Lamar Jackson, and if the Giants should try trading up for a quarterback.
Apr 20, 2021
Hour 2: break up the Knicks!!!!
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Stephen A, and Max debate if Knicks fans should be excited about Zion's comments, what the Cowboys need to do in the draft and if the Nets should be worried about KD's injuries.
Apr 19, 2021
Hour 1: Paul for all
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Stephen A, and Max debate if Jake Paul needs to fight some better competition, if the Nets should be worried about KD's injuries and if Steph Curry is the greatest offensive weapon in the NBA.
Apr 19, 2021
Hour 2: Davis Cleared For Practice
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Stephen A. & Max debate what's at stake for Anthony Davis as he nears his return without LeBron, and question if the Dolphins are being smart in building around Tua Tagovailoa. Later, the guys react to the announcement that Michael Jordan will present for Kobe Bryant at his Hall of Fame induction, and tell us which teams they think will be winning big next NFL season.
Apr 16, 2021
Hour 1: Is Dame Time MVP?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Damian Lillard or Joel Embiid has a stronger case for MVP, and is Steph Curry the best guard in the NBA? Later, Dan Orlovsky joins to tell us if the Jaguars should be worried about Trevor Lawrence's comments, and then the guys question if the Patriots need to trade up to grab a quarterback in the draft.
Apr 16, 2021
Hour 2: LaMarcus Aldridge retires
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Stephen A, Max and Booger McFarland react to the breaking news that LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring from the NBA, debate what the Falcons should do with the 4th overall pick and much more!
Apr 15, 2021
Hour 1: Sitting Stars
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Stephen A and Max debate if NBA stars are resting too much, if Clowney makes the Browns the team to beat in the AFC and how MLB can increase black interest in the sport.
Apr 15, 2021
Hour 2: Voluntary Workouts
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Stephen A. & Max debate if more NFL teams should not hold voluntary offseason workouts, and discuss if the Suns are real title contenders. Later, NBA Champion Rasheed Wallace joins to talk NBA. Then, Max and Stephen A. react to news of McGregor vs. Poirier III.
Apr 14, 2021
Hour 1: There's Only One Ball
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Stephen A. & Max tell us how Kevin Durant and Kyrie should respond after Ben Simmons' comments, and react to Mark Cuban's comments about the play-in game. Later, they debate what the 49ers should do at the quarterback position, and discuss what more athletes should do for social justice.
Apr 14, 2021
The Dating Game.
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss their love lives, the importance of building relationships, and the pressures of working in television. But don't worry, the ladies also talk a little sports with the impact of Jamal Murray's injury, Julian Edelman retiring from football, and more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 2: Angela Rye joins the show
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Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins, Angela Rye and Louis Riddick discuss the sports world's reaction to the killing of Duante Wright, if Sam Darnold or Zach Wilson is under more pressure and much more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 1: Here we go again
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Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins and Mel Kiper discuss the police shooting of Duante Wright in Minnesota, Mel's latest mock draft and much more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 2: Kevin's Heart
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if Kevin Durant really thinks development is more important than championships, what LeBron and AD coming back means for the Lakers and if you're sold on Zach Wilson
Apr 12, 2021
Hour 1: Where Brooklyn At?
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate what's most concerning about the Brooklyn Nets, what Aaron Rodgers' future looks like in Green Bay and what we should expect from Trevor Lawrence in year 1.
Apr 12, 2021
Hour 2: Tiger Tale
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Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Freddie Coleman and Charley Arnolt debate if Tiger will win another major, who got the best of the Sam Darnold trade and much more!
Apr 09, 2021
Hour 1: Dray Day
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Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Charley Arnolt and Freddie Coleman debate if today's NBA players are soft like Draymond Green says, who's the most important player on the Nets and much more!
Apr 09, 2021
Hour 2: What To Do With Watson
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It's a First Take Her Take-Over and Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, Charly Arnolt, and guest Damien Woody discuss if it's time to put Deshaun Watson on the Commissioner's Exempt List, then discuss what can stop Tom Brady from winning another Super Bowl and if the Cowboys should draft Kyle Pitts. Later, Monica McNutt joins to discuss Draymond Green's comments on the lack of support for women's sports. The crew gives us their top NBA takes and their "Boss Lady" shout outs.
Apr 08, 2021
Hour 1: Perfect Durant
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It's a First Take Her Take-Over! Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, and Charly Arnolt debate if the Nets are a lock for the NBA title, and if Donovan Mitchell is better than Devin Booker right now. Later, Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson joins to talk about his team and quarterback Jalen Hurts. Then, Michael Collins joins from the Masters to get us ready for a great weekend of golf.
Apr 08, 2021
Life, Football, & Everything In Between with Camille Kostek
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by congratulating the Stanford women's basketball team! Then, they get into Aaron Rodgers on Jeopardy, Tom Brady's recent "Patriot's way" comments, and Sam Darnold's trade. After that, the ladies are joined by Camille Kostek who you may know as Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski's girlfriend but they got to know her in a different light.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 2: Jerry Wants Pitts
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Stephen A. & Max debate what drafting Kyle Pitts would do for the Cowboys, question if Tiger Woods will ever win another major, then Marcus Spears joins to discuss if Tom Brady and the Bucs should be favorites to win the NFC, and other NFL topics.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 1: KD's Return
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Kevin Durant or James Harden are more important for the Nets to win, react to one of Deshaun Watson's accusers speaking out, and discuss if they believe Russell Wilson's comments about staying with the Seahawks.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 2: Ball till you fall
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Stephen A, Max, Dick Vitale and Marcus Spears debate if LaMelo is being ranked too high by ESPN on one recent list, if Gonzaga was over rated and if it's time to let go of the Astros' cheating scandal.
Apr 06, 2021
Hour 1: Bear down!
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Stephen A, Max,. Booger McFarland, Scott Drew and Seth Greenberg discuss the Baylor Bears winning the NCAA Men's Basketball national championship, Sam Darnold's escape from New York and much more!
Apr 06, 2021
Hour 2: Kiper Fields QB Questions
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Stephen A, Max, Mel Kiper and Dick Vitale discuss why teams are down on Justin Fields, what to expect from the Men's championship game and Stephen A gives his top 5 moments from NCAA tournament history.
Apr 05, 2021
Hour 1: Men's title game set!
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Stephen A, Max and Seth Greenberg discuss the Baylor/Gonzaga matchup in tonight's National Championship game, what else Aaron Rodgers needs to prove and much more!
Apr 05, 2021
Hour 2: Brooklyn Injuries
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Kevin Durant or James Harden will be most important for a Nets title run, react to reports of Manny Pacquiao returning to the ring to face Terence Crawford, then more on Durant's comments in a Twitter beef and what the NBA should do about them. Later, the guys debate how much pressure will be on Paul George in the postseason, and if the Heat can win the East again.
Apr 02, 2021
Hour 1: Kevin Durant Apologizes
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the NBA should do something after Kevin Durant's comments during an argument were made public, and react to Draymond Green's comments about not being motivated, then Jeff Saturday joins to tell us if T.Y. Hilton will regret choosing to return to the Colts over going to the Ravens, and Seth Greenberg talks Roy Williams and March Madness.
Apr 02, 2021
Hour 2: Penny for your thoughts
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Stephen A, Max, Penny Hardaway and Jeff Saturday discuss how Memphis can take the next step under Hardaway, what Roy Williams' retirement means for UNC, if Belichick deserves the blame in New England and if Aaron Rodgers should have beef with the Packers.
Apr 01, 2021
Hour 1: McMock Draft
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Stephen A, Max, Jessica Mendoza and Todd McShay debate where the top QBs will land in the NFL draft, what to expect from Mike Trout this season, who's the biggest threat to the Lakers in the West and if Brad Stevens should be on the hot seat.
Apr 01, 2021
A Hero's Story
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by bringing back memories from their college acceptances, UGG boots are always the move, and Charly has some exciting news to share. Then, the ladies get into Russell Westbrook vs. Stephen A plus athletes/celebrities as role models. Lastly, Patriots OT Justin Herron joins the show to tell his heroic story of being in the right place at the right time.
Mar 31, 2021
Hours 2: NFL Says And One
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Stephen A., Kimberley Martin, and Tedy Bruschi debate if NFL players should be mad about a 17-game season, then Stephen A. discusses what the Nets and NBA should do about Kevin Durant's comments on Twitter, then Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins to talk about Russell Westbrook and other NBA topics.
Mar 31, 2021
Hour 1: Stephen A. Responds To Russell Westbrook
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Stephen A. responds to Russell Westbrook as he called him out after yesterday's show. Then Freddie Coleman and Stephen A. react to a twitter spat between Kevin Durant and Michael Rapoport. Later, Seth Greenberg joins to talk about March Madness, and then Super Bowl champion Shaq Barrett joins to talk about Buccaneers expectations and more.
Mar 31, 2021
Hour 2: Empty stats
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if we should be impressed with what Russell Westbrook is doing, why Kim Mulkey is talking about virus testing and how the league should feel about Jeanie Buss' comments.
Mar 30, 2021
Hour 1: Huskies win a classic
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Stephen A, Max and Booger McFarland debate if Baylor got robbed in their Elite 8 loss to UCONN, if its fair to criticize the Nets for signing stars and if the 49ers should keep or trade Jimmy Garoppolo.
Mar 30, 2021
Hour 2: Dickie V baby!
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Stephen A, Max and Dick Vitale debate, if the KD and Kyrie need Harden to win the title, if the Lakers are still the team to beat in the west and what to look for in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament.
Mar 29, 2021
Hour 1: Brooklyn Beasts
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Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky and Francis Ngannou debate what LaMarcus Aldridge to the Nets means, if Andre Drummond is enough to help the Lakers repeat and if Ngannou is ready for Jon Jones's challenge.
Mar 29, 2021
Hour 2: Best In The West?
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Stephen A. & Max rank the teams with the best chance to win in the West, debate who the winners of the NBA trade deadline were, then UFC President Dana White joins to talk about the Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou fight and other UFC topics. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins to tell us if he is surprised the Lakers didn't make any trades and where the Clippers rank in the West.
Mar 26, 2021
Hour 1: Trade Deadline Winners
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Clippers moved ahead of the Lakers by acquiring Rajon Rondo, and question if the Nets and the East should be worried about the Miami Heat. Then Marcus Spears joins to talk about Mike McCarthy's comments that the Cowboys tried to do too much on defense last season, and the guys discuss if more pressure is on Anthony Davis or LeBron James for the Lakers' success.
Mar 26, 2021
Hour 2: Ray Lewis On The NFL
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Stephen A. & Max talk to NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis about the Ravens and other NFL topics, then the guys react to Charles Barkley saying James Harden is the best player in the NBA, and then talk to Brian Windhorst about the latest NBA trade deadline moves and more.
Mar 25, 2021
Hour 1: Who Lands Lowry?
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Stephen A. & Max talk to Brian Windhorst about the biggest trade rumors, and what the Lakers might do at the deadline, then Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim and his son/player Buddy Boeheim join to talk about the NCAA Tournament, and the guys debate which team is best built to beat the Buccaneers.
Mar 25, 2021
Getting Called Out
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by recapping Chiney's birthday weekend and discussing shrimp found in cereal. Then they get into the discrepancies between the men's and women's NCAA tournaments and the allegations against Deshaun Watson. Lastly, the ladies wrap things up with a surprise Boss Lady appearance.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 2: Josh Gordon's Comeback Comments
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Stephen A. & Max react to Josh Gordon's comments on coming back to the NFL, question how Draymond Green looks after saying he's the best NBA defender ever, then UFC Heavyweight Champ Stipe Miocic joins to talk about his next fight, and later Marcus Spears tells us if Cam Newton will "ball out" this season, and other NFL topics.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 1: No Discount Double Check For Rodgers
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Aaron Rodgers will win another Super Bowl in Green Bay, then Chiney Ogwumike joins to discuss if James Harden should be MVP favorite, and the guys talk whether Matthew Stafford will be an MVP candidate next season.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 2: Magic Wants The Lakers to Make A Trade
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Stephen A. & Max discuss how the NFL should handle the Deshaun Watson allegations, react to Russell Wilson wanting Antonio Brown on the Seahawks, and later, Lakers legend and basketball Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson joins to talk about the Lakers and the NBA. Then the guys debate if being a part of the Nets Big 3 is better for Kyrie than being with LeBron.
Mar 23, 2021
Hour 1: Lakers Lost?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Lakers can overcome not having LeBron and AD for some time, and react to the passing of Hall of Fame basketball player Elgin Baylor. Later, Seth Greenberg joins to tell us if the lack of blue blood success in March is bad for the NCAA, then Mel Kiper Jr. joins to talk about his latest NFL mock draft.
Mar 23, 2021
Hour 2: It's unbelievable baby!
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Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody and Dick Vitale discuss, what to look for in the next round of the NCAA tournament, who's the favorite in the NFC East and who's departure hurt the Rockets the most?
Mar 22, 2021
Hour 1: A weekend of madness
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Stephen A, Max and Porter Moser discuss Loyola Chicago's upset of #1 Illinois, what the Lakers will do in the absence of LeBron James and much more!
Mar 22, 2021