First Take

By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Molly Qerim Rose

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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: Griner Update
2649
Freddie Coleman and Courtney Cronin are joined in this episode by Kendrick Perkins who gives his take on Kevin Durant's desire to divorce Kyrie and the Nets. Social justice advocate and commentator Angela Rye joins the show to give an update on Brittney Griner's trial in Russia as it began today. Also, the crew "puts a ring on it" as they debate whether Ja Morant or Nikola Jokic is closer to winning a championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Hour 1: Kevin Sent
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In this episode, Freddie Coleman, Courtney Cronin, and Brian Windhorst react to Kevin Durant's request for a trade from the Brooklyn Nets; debating his best landing spots around the league and where this leaves Kyrie Irving. After the addition of Jalen Brunson to the New York Knicks, the crew answers the burning question: Are the Knicks a playoff team? Also, Paul Finebaum joins the show to discuss what the college football landscape will look like as USC and UCLA make the move from the PAC-12 to the Big Ten in 2024 and what it means for The Fighting Irish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
Hour 1: Beard Science
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In this episode, Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, Courtney Cronin, and Brian Windhorst debate whether or not the 76ers are a contender in the East if James Harden decides to re-sign with the team. Staying in the NBA's Eastern Conference, the crew is joined by Freddie Coleman to discuss which team is the biggest dark horse heading into the season. Also, Chris, Brian, and Freddie ask the question: Should Lebron want an extension with the Lakers? Booger McFarland joins the show to debate if the Eagles are an All-Star team and if the Dallas Cowboys will win a playoff game this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
Hour 2: Best in the NFL
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In this episode, Stephen A. has a bone to pick with Chris "Mad Dog" Russo. Freddie Coleman and Brian Windhorst return to discuss which team has more questions than answers: the Brooklyn Nets or the Philadelphia 76ers? Courtney Cronin joins the debate with her take on if Shohei Ohtani or Aaron Judge will be the most entertaining player in this season's home run race. The crew also discusses how many titles are in the future for this Golden State Warriors team. Booger McFarland joins in the fun as they debate which team in the NFL has the best roster going into this season and if the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' success is determined by another Super Bowl title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2022
Hour 2: Suns Setting?
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Chris Russo, Freddie Coleman, and Courtney Cronin debate if the Nets are the team under the most pressure in all of sports. The crew discuss if the Suns' championship window is closing and who will be the most exciting team in the NFL this season. Chris, Freddie, and Courtney debate if Aaron Judge will hit 61 home runs this season and if the Clippers are legitimate title contenders for next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Hour 1: Knicks and Match
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Chris Russo, Brian Windhorst, and Freddie Coleman discuss if the Nets or the Lakers have more questions regarding their team. The guys debate what the 76ers' ceiling with their current team is, if they would rather have Russell Westbrook or James Harden for next season, and whether the Knicks clearing $19 million in cap space to try and sign Jalen Brunson is a good move. Courtney Cronin joins the show to discuss if the Browns should want Baker Mayfield back and if the team should trade for Jimmy Garoppolo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Say Yes To Saying No...
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Charly and Kimberley get into why you should say no to "energy vampires", Kyrie just got paid but how do we feel about it, the difference between an ally and an accomplice, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2022
Hour 2: Russ is Back
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Freddie Coleman and Courtney Cronin react to Russell Westbrook exercising $47.1 million option with the Lakers. The crew discusses how many Eastern Conference teams do they trust more than the Nets. Sam Acho joins the show to talk about who the best wide receiver in the NFL is right now. Freddie and Courtney debate if Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine, or James Harden is most deserving of a max contract. Stick around to hear Stephen A's reaction to Kyrie Irving opting in to his contract with the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Hour 1: Kyrie-turning
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Freddie Coleman and Courtney Cronin react to Kyrie Irving telling The Athletic that he is opting into $36.5 million option with the Nets. The crew debates if Kyrie will be with the Nets long-term, if the Lakers are better off without him, who the biggest threat to the Warriors in the Western Conference is, and much more. Sam Acho stops by to discuss which 2nd-year QB will make the biggest jump this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2022
Hour 2: The Buc Stops Here
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Freddie Coleman and Courtney Cronin debate if LeBron James should be interested in a reunion with Kyrie Irving. Mike Tannenbaum joins the show to debate if Rob Gronkowski will stay retired. The crew talk about what kind of role should Kevin Durant play in Kyrie Irving's decision with the Nets. Freddie, Courtney, and Mike debate who should be the 49ers starting QB next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
Hour 1: Brooklyn Betrayal?
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Freddie Coleman, Courtney Cronin, and P.K Subban debate whether Kevin Durant should feel betrayed by Kyrie Irving after he gave a sign-and-trade wish list in case no deal with the Nets is done. The crew react to the Avalanche winning the Stanley Cup and discuss whether it is good for a small market team to do so. Mike Tannenbaum joins the show to debate if Baker Mayfield should return to the Browns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2022
Hour 2: Kevin's Heaven
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate if Kevin Durant should want out of the team if Kyrie Irving leaves the Nets. The guys discuss which team won Thursday's NBA Draft and react to the Knicks trading the 11th pick to the Thunder. Later, the crew debates which player wore it best at the NBA Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Hour 1: Arch Madness
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Knicks made a mistake by trading away the 11th pick of the 2022 NBA Draft to the Thunder. The guys discuss how Kyrie Irving looks after making a sign-and-trade wish list if no deal with the Nets is made. Rece Davis stops by to talk about Arch Manning committing to Texas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
Hour 2: Sue Bird joins the show!
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Four-time WNBA champion, five-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Sue Bird, Joins the show and talks about her career and upcoming retirement. Jay Bilas joins the show and debates Stephen A. about who should be the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
Hour 1: Kyrie's Future
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Stephen A. Smith, Brian Windhorst and Monica McNutt debate about if Kyrie would be a better fit with the Lakers or Nets, if the Sixers are close to winning a title with James Harden, Kimberley Martin joins the show and debates about whether Goodell should be doing more to remove Snyder and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2022
Hour 2: Tantalizing Tandem
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo react to 20 of the 24 lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson being settled. Stick around to listen to Chris' list of the top five QB/TE tandem in NFL history. P.K Subban joins the show to debate if hockey gets the appreciation it deserves and if the Lightning will tie the series tonight. JJ Redick stops by to discuss if there are any issues with Charles Barkley's comments on Kevin Durant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Hour 1: Deshaun Watson Latest
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Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and Robert Griffin III react to 20 of the 24 lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson being settled. The guys discuss Rob Gronkowski retiring, what would Tom Brady be without him, and much more. JJ Redick stops by to debate if the Knicks should be interested in Kyrie Irving. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
"The Incredible Episode"
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Raise your hand if you're tired... because we are! Charly, Kimberley, and Elle talk about moving in with your partner, struggling with sleep, encouraging sports pettiness, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2022
Hour 2: Flash Point
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Marcus Spears and JJ Redick discuss which situation is the best for Kyrie Irving to succeed. Plus they debate whether Kevin Durant needs to add another ring for his legacy. The crew also reacts to comments Draymond Green made about the new wave of athlete media. Later Robert Griffin III joins the show to discuss whether the Cowboys will be better or worse this season. Finally breaking news, the crew reacts to Deshaun Watson settling 20 of his 24 civil lawsuits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Hour 1: Kyrie-Thinking?
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JJ Redick, Tim Legler and Marcus Spears join the show to react to the Nets and Kyrie reaching an impasse in contract discussions. The crew also discusses if Kevin Durant should leave Brooklyn if Kyrie leaves, and if he should continue clapping back at Charles Barkley. Plus the crew reacts to recent comments Draymond green made about the new wave of athlete media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2022
Hour 2: The Real Beal
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins and CJ McCollum debate about Kyrie's future in the NBA and which team fits him best, Big Perk and Stephen A. debate about which team needs Bradley Beal the most, 3-time NHL All-Star, P.K. Subban joins the show and debates Stephen A. about if Tampa Bay can still win the cup, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
Hour 1: Unnerving Irving
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about possible suitors for Kyrie Irving, who the face of the NBA is right now, and if the Grizz-Dubs will be the NBA's best rivalry next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2022
Hour 2: Golden Boy
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Jay Williams react to the Warriors winning the NBA Finals. The crew debate if Stephen Curry is now on NBA's Mount Rushmore and talk about Sue Bird's announcement on how she will be retiring after this season. Stick around to listen to Stephen A. and Jay debate how Kevin Durant looks after the Warriors won the NBA Championship. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Hour 1: Dubs Win Title
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Jay Williams react to the Warriors winning the 2022 NBA Finals. The guys discuss if they are surprised the Warriors closed out the series in Boston, how much blame does Jayson Tatum deserve, how many more titles will the Warriors win, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
Hour 2: The Right Steph
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Jay Williams joins the show to discuss if the Warriors need a big game out of Steph Curry to close out the series. The crew also debates what a healthy Anthony Davis means for the Lakers and if Boston has a point guard problem. Later Dan Orlovsky jumps on to debate if Lamar Jackson is making a mistake betting on himself instead of signing a long-term deal before playing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
Hour 1: Celtic Comeback?
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Jay Williams and Richard Jefferson join the show to debate what's the most important thing for the Celtics to force a Game 7. The crew also discusses whether this would be the most significant title of Steph Curry's career. Later the "Caddy" Michael Collins and Dan Orlovsky hop in to discuss the impact of LIV on the PGA Tour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2022
Hour 2: Steph-ortless
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo debate if a 4th NBA title would make Stephen Curry a Top 10 player of all-time. The crew reacts to Rory Mcllroy's comments on LIV golfers "taking the easy way out". Chris Russo gives his list of the top five sports fan bases by city. The guys debate if Draymond Green is already a Hall of Famer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Hour 1: Help for Curry?
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Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and JJ Redick debate who needs to help Stephen Curry the most in Game 6. The guys discuss if Jayson Tatum or Jaylen Brown needs to have a better Game 6 for the Celtics and much more. Stephen A. tells us if he expects Deshaun Watson to play for the Browns this season. The crew debates if the Cowboys should run with Dak Prescott more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2022
Hour 2: JaVale McGee joins the show!
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Stephen A. Smith, Amare Stoudemire and JJ Reddick debate about what the biggest reason the Celtics lost game five is, Jeff Saturday joins the show and debates about if it is the right decision for Lamar Jackson to show up to the Raven's mini camp, 3-time NBA Champion JaVale McGee joins the show and debates Stephen A. about the NBA finals, Brittney Griner's detainment since February and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Hour 1: Series Over?
2871
Stephen A. Smith and JJ Reddick debate about the Warriors beating the Celtics in game five of the NBA Finals, have the Celtics figures out a way to slow down Curry, Amare Stoudemire joins the show and debates about if Anthony Davis is a top-7 player when healthy and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2022
Hour 2: Shaq Attack!
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Shaq joins the show to discuss if Steph Curry is now a Top 10 All-Time NBA player. O'Neil also discusses what the expectations for Darvin Ham should be in his first season as the Lakers head coach. Plus Marcus Spears jumps in to discuss Tyreek Hill's recent comments about Tua being more accurate then Mahomes. Lastly, JJ Redick and Amar'e Stoudemire react to Anthony Davis saying he hasn't shot a basketball in months. The crew ends with some game picks for Game 5! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
Hour 1: Golden State of Mind
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JJ Redick joins the show to debate which team holds the edge in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The crew also debates how to stop Steph Curry and whether Draymond Green or Jayson Tatum has been more disappointing this series. Plus Marcus Spears joins to discuss Jack Del Rio being fined $100K for comments on the Capitol insurrection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2022
Hour 2: Eyes on Draymond
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Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverly and Jay Williams debate about Draymond Green's finals performance so far and what is at stake for him in game four, if the title window for the Warriors big three is closing, NBA champion Eddie House joins the show and debates about game four tonight and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Hour 1: Golden State Worries?
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Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley and Jay Williams debate about the biggest adjustment the Warriors need to make in tonight NBA Finals game four, what would another Celtics title mean for the NBA and LeBron James announcing he wants to own an NBA team in Vegas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
Hour 2: Ice Cube Joins the Show!
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Patrick Beverley and Jay Williams joins the show to discuss how much blame Draymond Green deserves for the loss. The crew also debates who needs to step up the most to help Steph, and what changes the NBA should make to its Regular Season. Plus, Ice Cube hops on to react to the Celtics game 3 win over the Warriors. He also discusses the Lakers hiring Darvin Ham to be their new head coach. Last the crew debates if Stephen A. could score a basket on Jay Will or JJ Redick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
Hour 1: Draymond Down
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Kendrick Perkins and Jay Williams joins the show to react to Golden State's game 3 loss to the Celtics. Ryan Clark also hops in to discuss Jack Del Rio's recent comments on the Capitol insurrection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2022
Hour 1: Boston 3 Party
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about game three of the NBA finals, if the Rams are the team to beat in the NFC, and how bad the Browns look after the New York Times' Report on Deshaun Watson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
Hour 2: Green Day
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about if they are buying Draymond Green's comments about toughness in the NBA, Mad Dog gives his A-List of the Top-five toughest NBA Players of all time, and the pair debate about if there is a problem with golfers chasing money? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
It's All About the Vibes
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Charly and KMart discuss Kimberley’s vacation and Charly’s upcoming plans to host a dinner party. Then, they share their NBA Finals predictions and their love of Steph Curry. Next, they discuss the newest IOS update allowing people to unsend and edit imessages and what texts they would unsend if they could go back in time. Plus, they share their favorite trash tv picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2022
Hour 2: Green Book
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JJ Redick joins the show to discuss whether the Celtics should try and get under Draymond Green's skin. Plus Marcus Spears hops in to debate if Tom Brady will put up another MVP-Caliber season. Later CJ McCollum discusses whether the NBA should shorten its season. Andre Ward talks Terrence Crawford and Errol Spence Jr. closing in on a deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Hour 1: Donald Buck
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Marcus Spears joins the crew to react to Aaron Donald's 60 million dollar extension. Later CJ McCollum and JJ Redick come on the show to discuss Klay Thompson's recent struggles. The crew also debates whether Darvin Ham can make it work with LeBron, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook. Plus Stephen A. and Molly give their thoughts on what the NFL should do with Deshaun Watson's investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2022
Hour 2: Irregular Season?
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Reddick and CJ McCollum debate about the Warriors defeating the Celtics in game two of the NBA finals, should the NBA shorten its season, Dan Orlovsky joins the show and debates about if Lamar Jackson's absence from Ravens OTAs means something or nothing, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Hour 1: Dub Domination
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Reddick and CJ McCollum debate about the Warriors defeating the Celtics in game two of the NBA Finals, if too much is being put on Steph Curry, if Draymond Green deserved a second technical foul, should Donovan Mitchell want out of Utah after Quinn Snyder's resignation, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2022
Hour 2: 4th Quarter Failure
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Kendrick Perkins joins the show to debate what went wrong for the Warriors in the 4th Quarter of their Game 1 loss to the Celtics. The crew also reacts to Phil Knight making an offer to buy the Trail Blazers. Later Stephen A. and Kendrick Perkins debate if Lebron can afford to miss the playoffs again. Plus Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp joins the show to discuss the Rams chances at a repeat, Aaron Donald's possible retirement and if Odell Beckham Jr. will be back in LA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics Comeback
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Tim Legler and Kendrick Perkins join the show to discuss Boston's comeback win over Golden State in Game 1 of the Finals. The crew also debates if the Celtics should be the series favorite after the win. Plus Stephen A. responds to Kevin Durant trading jabs with him on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Hour 2: Green Monsters
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Reddick and Jay Williams debate about which Celtics player needs to have the biggest impact in the finals, should Kevin Durant regret leaving Golden State, if they think Boston will steal game one on the road and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Hour 1: Finals Tip-Off!
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Reddick and Jay Williams debate about who will win game one of the NBA finals, if this will be Steph Curry's toughest finals challenge, if Marcus Smart or Draymond Green is the better defender and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2022
Hour 2: For Better or Worse?
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Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and Amar'e Stoudemire debate if Stephen Curry has changed the game of basketball for better or worse. The guys discuss if there are too many distractions for the Rams to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Stephen A. reacts to Deshaun Watson facing a 23rd civil lawsuit. Stephen A. and Chris discuss Kevin Durant's disagreement with Draymond Green, Derek Jeter making a Twitter account, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Hour 1: The Right Steph
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo debate if Stephen Curry losing the NBA Finals would impact his legacy. Paul Finebaum stops by to discuss the Nick Saban/Jimbo Fisher situation ahead of Wednesday's SEC Spring Meetings. Chris gives his list of the top five most storied franchises in sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Clear Eyes, Full Heart, Can’t Lose
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Charly and Elle discuss Charly’s interview with Antonio Brown, and Colin Kaepernick’s recent tryout with the Las Vegas Raiders. Then, they share how they are entering new phases of life and how their priorities are shifting recently. Plus, they discuss FOMO and how social media has changed the way people go about their daily lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2022
Hour 2: Broke-lyn Dreams
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Amar'e Stoudemire debate if the Celtics winning the title will be a better storyline than the Warriors winning it. JJ Redick stops by discuss if Kevin Durant leaving the Warriors looks worse than Kyrie Irving leaving the Celtics. Marcus Spears joins the show to debate if Dak Prescott is the QB under the most pressure this season. Stephen A. tells us if he thinks that Zion Williamson will stay with the Pelicans long-term. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics v Warriors
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and JJ Redick debate if the Warriors or the Celtics are considered the favorite to win the NBA Finals. The guys discuss who the most important player in the series is, the Warriors' championship window, and much more. Marcus Spears stops by to debate if the Rams should have reservations about offering Aaron Donald a new contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2022
Hour 2: Finals Set
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Amar'e Stoudemire debate how they see the NBA Finals between the Celtics and the Warriors will play out. The guys discuss if Darvin Ham is the right hire for LeBron James and the Lakers. Stephen A. reacts to Giants manager Gabe Kapler's stance on the national anthem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics to the Finals
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins talk about the Celtics defeating the Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys discuss how they feel about Boston following their series win, if they have an issue with Jimmy Butler's decision to shoot a three pointer down the stretch of Sunday's game, and much more. Stick around to hear Stephen A. and Kendrick debate if another Finals win will move Stephen Curry ahead of Kevin Durant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2022
Hour 2: T-Mac in the House!
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Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley, and Tracy McGrady discuss how confident they are in the Warriors winning the NBA title. The crew debate if Jimmy Butler can be the best player on a championship team. Ryan Clark joins the show to talk about whether the Patriots or the Dolphins are the bigger threat to the Bills. Stick around to listen to Tracy talk about the basketball league he launched. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Hour 1: Warriors Advance
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Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams discuss the Warriors advancing to the NBA Finals after defeating the Mavericks on Thursday. The guys debate how important is Klay Thompson to the Warriors' title hopes, the significance of the upcoming NBA Finals for Stephen Curry, and much more. Ryan Clark stops by to talk about Colin Kaepernick's workout with the Raiders and if now is the right time for him to return to the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
Hour 2: Trouble in South Beach?
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Patrick Beverley discuss the Celtics defeating the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate if this Heat team has reached its ceiling and if James Harden deserves the supermax. Stephen A. reacts to Josh Donaldson's apology to Tim Anderson and to Jackie Robinson's family. Angela Rye joins the show to discuss her interview with Cherelle Griner and the status of her wife Brittney Griner. Damien Woody stops by to discuss Colin Kaepernick working out for the Raiders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics Advantage
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins talk about the Celtics defeating the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys discuss if the Mavericks can push the series to a Game 7, Damien Woody stops by to react to Colin Kaepernick working out for the Raiders. Stephen A. and Kendrick debate if the Nets should offer Kyrie Irving a long-term deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2022
Hour 2: Trophy Cases
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Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and JJ Redick debate if the Warriors or the Celtics have a better chance at winning multiple titles. The guys discuss if Joel Embiid was snubbed from the All-NBA First Team. Stephen A. and Chris talk about how the NFL looks after one of Deshaun Watson's accusers of sexual misconduct said that they are appalled by the contract Watson received, if Kyler Murray skipping OTAs is a big deal, and what kind of home-court advantage does the Heat have. Stephen A. gives his thoughts on the death of George Floyd two years later. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
Hour 1: Mavs Extend Series
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo react to the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The guys discuss if they are concerned by the Warriors' Game 4 performance against the Mavericks and the latest with the Tim Anderson/Josh Donaldson situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
All Aboard,,, We're Going To Miami (Hopefully)
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Charly, Elle, and KMart talk about everything from making small talk to how boring this Miami/Boston NBA series has been. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2022
Hour 2: Mavs or Cowboys?
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and JJ Redick discuss the Celtics taking Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate if Jayson Tatum can be trusted to carry the Celtics to the Finals, what must the Warriors show to win the title, and much more. Stephen A, Kendrick, and Marcus discuss if the Cowboys will win a title before the Mavericks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics Roll
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and JJ Redick discuss the Celtics taking Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate if the Heat will win another game in the series. Doug Glanville joins the show to react to the MLB suspending Josh Donaldson for one game following an incident involving Tim Anderson. Marcus Spears stops by to debate if the Patriots can fall to the bottom of the AFC East. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2022
Hour 2: Leading LeBron?
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Reddick debate about if they think the Warriors are looking like clear frontrunners, if they like the Lakers leading head coach candidates, Dan Orlovsky joins the pair and debates more about Nick Saban's comments and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Hour 1: Dunk you very much!
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Reddick debate about Andrew Wiggins' monster dunk over Luka Doncic and if they still believe in the Celtics winning the series against the Heat. Marcus Spears joins the show and debates about if MLB's Josh Donaldson's "Jackie" comment to Tim Anderson is racist, and if he thinks Nick Saban is out of line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2022
Hour 1: All Tied Up
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Kendrick Perkins and Amar'e Stoudemire talk about the Celtics defeating the Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate what kind of message Boston sent Miami and if the Warriors will run away with their series against the Mavericks. Sam Acho and Pete Thamel stop by to discuss Jimbo Fisher's and Deion Sanders' comments regarding Nick Saban's initial comments about Jackson State University's and Texas A&M's use of NIL for recruiting players. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Hour 2: Tide Before the Fall?
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Sam Acho and Paul Finebaum discuss how Jimbo Fisher's and Deion Sanders' comments make Nick Saban look. Michael Collins stops by to talk about where Tiger Woods stands after the first round of the PGA Championship. Kendrick Perkins and Tim Legler join the show to debate which team is best suited to win an NBA Championship this season. Sam and Paul discuss if Nick Saban's window of winning another National Championship is closing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Hour 2: Celtics Health
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Jay Williams and Brian Windhorst debate more about the Warriors blowing out the Mavericks, Amar'e Stoudemire joins them and debates about if game two is a must-win for Boston. Michael Collins joins the show and reports on Tiger Woods and the PGA Championship and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2022
Hour 1: Golden State Domination
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Jay Williams and Monica McNutt debate about the Warriors blowing out the Mavericks and which team has the edge tonight: Celtics or Heat. Rob Ninkovich and Kimberley Martin join the show and debate about if the Eagles are the team to beat in the NFC East and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2022
Hour 2: Luka v Steph
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Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and Patrick Beverley debate if Jimmy Butler is the best player in the Eastern Conference Finals after the Heat took Game 1. The guys discuss if Luka Doncic has a higher career ceiling than Stephen Curry and debate if Kevin Durant should regret leaving Golden State. Stephen A. and Chris tell us if they believe Tiger Woods can contend in the upcoming PGA Championship and if the Mets have surpassed the Yankees as New York's top baseball team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Hour 1: The Butler Did It
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo talk about the Heat defeating the Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate if Jimmy Butler has been underestimated, what is at stake for Heat coach Erik Spoelstra in the series against Boston, if Luka Doncic is the best offensive player in the NBA, and more. Stephen A. and Chris debate which team should be number one on ESPN's post-draft NFL power rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Strut Around Like A Peacock Today
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Charly and KMart hold down the fort by discussing everything from self-affirmations to the NBA playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2022
Hour 2: Dallas Domination
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Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley and JJ Reddick debate about if they believe Luka Doncic can knock off the Warriors, if the Sixers should offer James Harden a supermax, if LeBron needs another Lakers title to justify his move to the Lakers and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Hour 1: Beasts of the East
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Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley and JJ Reddick debate about various topics including: Can the Celtics win game one without Marcus Smart? Will the Warriors be able to slow down Luka? Should the Sixers offer James Harden a supermax contract? And more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2022
Hour 2: Paul of Duty
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Redick, and Patrick Beverley debate if this postseason was Chris Paul's last shot at winning a title. Dan Orlovsky joins the show to discuss if the Saints can win the NFC with Jameis Winston at QB. The guys debate if Jayson Tatum or Jimmy Butler has more to prove in the Eastern Conference Finals and if the Mavericks can upset the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Hour 1: Doncic Domination
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Redick, and Patrick Beverley discuss the Mavericks defeating the Suns 123-90 in Game 7. The guys discuss if they are surprised that the Celtics came back to win their series against the Bucks, debate if the 76ers should offer James Harden the super max, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2022
Hour 2: How 'Bout then Cowboys?!
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate more about the Heat defeating the 76ers and the Future of Doc Rivers. Smith and Damien Woody debate about the NFL's release of the full regular season schedule and how many games will the Dallas Cowboys win this season and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Hour 1: Philly Phailure
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if James Harden is the reason the Sixers are done and if Dallas will win game seven in Phoenix. Booger McFarland joins the show and debates Stephen A. about which team will win the AFC West and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
Hour 2: S.T.A.T in the House!
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Stephen A. Smith, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Jay Williams debate if the Bucks' win over the Celtics was more about a Milwaukee comeback or a Boston collapse. The guys discuss if the Nets should make a long-term commitment to Kyrie Irving. Stick around for Stephen A's interview with Jermell Charlo ahead of Saturday's fight against Brian Castaño. Stephen A. and Jay debate if the Lakers should trade LeBron James. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
Hour 1: Bucks Take Game 5
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Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams debate if the Bucks' win over the Celtics was more about a Milwaukee comeback or a Boston collapse. The guys discuss if the Celtics can still win the series and the Grizzlies taking Game 5 against the Warriors. Stephen A. and Jay react to Nets GM Sean Marks' comments on wanting "selfless" players who are "available". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2022
Hour 2: John Salley joins the show!
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Four-time NBA champion, John Salley, joins the show and debates Stephen A. about the reason for the Sixers blowout loss and if the right coach can turn the Lakers into title contenders. Kendrick Perkins and Smith debate about if the winner of the Bucks-Celtics series will win the title, if they would rather have Booker or Doncic and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Hour 1: Philly Finished?
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if the Sixers' blowout was more about Philly or Miami, if the Mavericks can still win their series against the Suns, if they miss Lebron James in the playoffs and give their game five predictions between the Bucks at Celtics tonight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
You Are Not A Kardashian... Stop Getting Mad.
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We have all three ladies back together and chaos ensues once again. We're talking balancing life with work. We're talking beauty standards and the Met Gala. We're talking rooting for game locations rather than the teams themselves... another episode where we cover it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2022
Hour 1: Prediction Problems?
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Marcus Spears and JJ Redick join the show to discuss whether Stephen A's prediction of a Warriors title is in trouble. Plus the crew reacts to the news that the Dallas mayor wants another NFL franchise. The crew also discusses who the Lakers should target for their next head coach, and who they think the best player left in the Western Conference is. They also react to Jeanie Buss saying she's growing "impatient" with the Lakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Hour 1: Golden State Worriers?
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Tim Legler and JJ Redick join the show to discuss is the Warriors should be worried after a very close win over the Memphis Grizzlies. The crew also debates if the Bucks are asking too much of Giannis, and whether Al Horford should have received a technical foul. Plus Marcus Spears joins the crew to react to the news that Tom Brady will join Fox Sports as an analyst when his NFL Career ends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2022
Hour 2: Oh My Josh!
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Redick debate if the bigger concern for the Celtics is Jayson Tatum or Giannis Antetokounmpo. Dan Orlovsky stops by to discuss if Josh Allen is the best QB in the NFL. Later, Stephen A. and JJ talk about the Warriors and whether they are playing the best basketball right now. Stephen A. reacts to Canelo Alvarez losing to Dmitry Bivol. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Hour 1: Joker MVP
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Redick react to Nikola Jokic expected to be named the 2022 NBA MVP. The guys discuss the 76ers defeating the Heat, the Mavericks defeating the Suns, Jordan Poole not facing a suspension after grabbing Ja Morant's knee in Game 3, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2022
Hour 2: Hard Knock Life
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if they think James Harden should still be considered a top 75 player, if Steph Curry needs another title to solidify his legacy, if the Celtics defense can keep Giannis from dominating and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Hour 1: Golden State of Play
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Stephen A. Smith, Monica McNutt and Kendrick Perkins debate about if they have a problem with Dillon Brooks' suspension, if the 76ers should bring back Joel Embiid this series, if the warriors should split up their Big 3 in the offseason if they do not win an NBA title and what moves the Lakers should make this offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
Hour 2: Don't be a Knucklehead
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Hosts of the Knuckleheads podcast Darius Miles and Quentin Richardson join the show. The crew discusses if they're more confident in the Warriors or Suns. They also debate is Philly can win a tile with Harden and Embiid. Tedy Bruschi joins the crew to debate whether Baker Mayfield will be back on the Browns this season. Plus Brian Windhorst join the show to react to the news that Ben Simmons will have back surgery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Hour 1: Between a Rock and a Harden Place
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Brian Windhorst joins the show to discuss whether the 76ers are finished regardless of Embiid's injury status. They also discuss if a team should offer James Harden a max contract, if the Suns are the team to beat in the NBA, if Kyrie is wrong to consider himself a "martyr." The crew also jumps in on if the Lakers should trade LeBron. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2022
Hour 2: Green Day
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Stephen A. Smith, JJ Reddick and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about if they have a problem with how Draymond Green has carried himself as a basketball player, if the Lakers should trade Lebron, JB Bickerstaff joins the show and debates about if the old James Harden is gone and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
Hour 1: Ja Surgery
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about if Ja Morant can be the face of the NBA, Steve Kerr's comments about Dillon Brooks' flagrant foul on Gary Payton II, and JJ Reddick joins the pair and debates about if it is a good idea to get advice from Phil Jackson in regard to the Lakers search for a head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
The Intersection of Business & Friendship
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The trio is back as KMart recaps her NFL draft weekend, they discuss where business and friendship intersect with Hollywood Brown, and special guest UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Julianna Peña joins the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2022
Hour 2: Warriors Sweep?
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Keyshawn Johnson and Bart Scott discuss if there are more questions with the Cowboys than the Eagles. The guys debate if the Saints are a threat to the Buccaneers in the NFC South and if the Jets are ahead of the Patriots in the AFC East. JJ Redick and Tim Legler join the show to discuss if the Warriors will sweep the Grizzlies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Hour 1: Heat Edge 76ers
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JJ Redick, Tim Legler, and Keyshawn Johnson talk about the Heat defeating the 76ers on Monday. The guys debate if the Celtics can win Game 2 without Marcus Smart, what is standing in the way of the Suns winning a title, and more. Bart Scott joins the show to discuss if the Cardinals can make the playoffs despite DeAndre Hopkins facing a six-game suspension for next season. Cavaliers Coach J.B Bickerstaff joins the show to debate if more is expected from James Harden with Joel Embiid out and if the Heat are slept on as title contenders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2022
Hour 2: Steph v Ja
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins discuss the Warriors defeating the Grizzlies on Sunday. The guys discuss if they would rather have Stephen Curry or Ja Morant for the rest of the series. Tim Legler stops by to discuss if the 76ers can win one of the first two games against the Heat without Joel Embiid. Stephen A. and Kendrick debate which guard from the Suns v Mavericks matchup will have the biggest impact in the series. Dan Orlovsky joins the show to discuss if the Patriots had a worse draft than the Cowboys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Hour 1: Green Ejected
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate if Draymond Green deserved to be ejected during Sunday's win against the Grizzlies. The guys react to the Bucks defeating the Celtics on the road and discuss the impact of Joel Embiid being out for the first two games of the 76ers v Heat series. Dan Orlovsky stops by to debate who the best team in the AFC North is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2022
Hour 1: End of Round One
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Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson, and Dan Orlovsky react to the Steelers drafting Kenny Pickett in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The guys debate if Lamar Jackson should be disappointed after the team traded Marquise Brown to the Cardinals, if the Eagles have passed the Cowboys in the NFC East, and more. Stephen A. reacts to Kyrie Irving’s social media posts regarding the media.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Hour 2: Hollywood Ending
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Stephen A. Smith, Marcus Spears, and Keyshawn Johnson react to the Ravens trading Marquise Brown to the Cardinals and Green Bay not drafting a wide receiver for Aaron Rodgers. The crew debates if the Eagles have passed the Cowboys in the NFC East after Philadelphia acquired A.J Brown. Kendrick Perkins stops by to react to Kyrie Irving’s social media posts regarding the media. Stephen A., Marcus, and Keyshawn debate if the Steelers made a mistake by drafting Kenny Pickett.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Hour 2: Georgia on My Mind
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Stephen A. Smith, Michael Irvin, Nakobe Dean, and Kirby Smart discuss the 2022 NFL draft. Nick Saban stops by to talk about the state of Alabama Football, where Jameson Williams stands among all-time Alabama wide receivers, and much more. Kyle Hamilton joins the show to talk about the upcoming NFL Draft, his football career, and more. Michael Irvin gives his list of the top playmakers in the 2022 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Hour 1: First Take’s in Vegas!
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Stephen A. Smith and Michael Irvin debate what the Cowboys should do with the 24th pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. The guys discuss if Deebo Samuel is making a mistake of asking for a trade and their confidence in Baker Mayfield. Chris Olave stops by to talk about the 2022 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2022
Hour 2: Caught Sweeping
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo analyze the sources of the Brooklyn Nets' demise, disagree over Chris Paul's rank among the best point guards in NBA history, talk about the New York Giants' past draft mistakes, and discuss whether or not Donovan Mitchell is the most talented player in Utah Jazz history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Hour 1: Ja Rules
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After yet another impressive showing versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ja Morant has brought the Memphis Grizzles to within one win of their first playoff series win since 2015. Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams, and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo mull over the Grizzlies' chances in the second round and beyond. Stephen A. and Mad Dog discuss Kevin Durant's social media spat with Charles Barkley and weigh in on Deebo Samuel's decision to request a trade from the San Francisco 49ers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
No More Faking It
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Once again, we cover it ALL in this week's episode. Who has had it worse this week: Charly or the Nets? Also, the NFL draft is here and KMart has plenty of thoughts. After that, these ladies are DONE faking it; men take notes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2022
Hour 2: A Cautionary Tale on Teambuilding
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Stephen A. Smith and J.J. Redick disagree about Steve Nash's role as the Brooklyn Nets' head coach. Stephen A. addresses Jamie Foxx's response to his "unfair" remarks about Ben Simmons. Kendrick Perkins returns to discuss the pressure Doc Rivers faces as his Philadelphia 76ers look to stave off the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the NBA playoffs, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Hour 1: Bring Out The Brooms
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The Brooklyn Nets have been swept out of the NBA playoffs, and Kendrick Perkins and Stephen A. Smith have plenty to say about what this means for Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and the potential coronation of a superstar in Boston. Later, J.J. Redick joins the program as the panel considers whether or not James Harden has become a liability to the Philadelphia 76ers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2022
Hour 2: Back to Boston?
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Stephen A. Smith, Monica McNutt, and Tim Legler debate if the Nets will send the series back to Boston for Game 5. The crew talk about who the most important player for a Warriors title run is. Stephen A. and Tim debate if Jayson Tatum is passing Kevin Durant as a better player.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Hour 1: Simmons Out
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Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams, and Tim Legler react to Kyrie Irving’s comments following the Nets’ loss to the Celtics on Saturday. The crew discuss Ben Simmons not playing tonight for Game 4 and who the best team in the Eastern Conference is.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2022
Hour 2: Suns Shine on?
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if they think the Suns can win their series without Devin Booker, how much of the Timberwolves' game three collapse is on Karl Anthony Towns, if the Bucks can still get by the Bulls and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Hour 1: Comeback Kings
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about the Grizzlies overcoming a 26-point deficit to take game three, the Warriors' 3-0 series lead over the Nuggets, if they are surprised the Mavericks are up 2-1 on the Jazz without Luka and if the Nets still win this series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Hour 2: Statement for Embiid?
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Stephen A. Smith and Frank Isola debate about what message Joel Embiid is sending after hitting a buzzer beater in OT, how the Nets should be perceived if they lose the series against the Celtics, Mel Kiper Jr. Joins the show to debate about the 2022 Draft and if Bill Belichick can turn Mac Jones into a franchise quarterback and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
Hour 1: KD Struggles
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Stephen A. Smith and Michael Wilbon debate about Kevin Durant and the Nets struggling after their second loss to the Celtics, how far Joel Embiid can take the 76ers and if the Suns can win their series without Devin Booker. Seth Greenberg joins the show to discuss Jay Wright retiring after 21 seasons as Villanova coach and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2022
Hour 1: You're In Trouble, Doggy!
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Chris "Mad Dog" Russo brings his hot takes to First Take! Stephen A. Smith and Mad Dog get into it over major NBA playoff storylines, including Kyrie Irving's spat with Boston Celtics fans, Ben Simmons' potential Brooklyn Nets debut, how far Jimmy Butler can carry the Miami Heat, and how Devin Booker's hamstring injury could impact the Phoenix Suns' chances against the New Orleans Pelicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Hour 2: Plumbers and Firemen
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JJ Redick joins the "par-tay", and he's got a bone to pick with Chris "Mad Dog" Russo over his comments on Chris Paul during the first hour. JJ and Stephen A. Smith trade barbs over Steve Nash's role as the Brooklyn Nets' head coach. Stephen A. and Mad Dog consider whether or not Jayson Tatum is one of the 10 best players in the NBA. Marcus Spears enters the lions' den to discuss the major wide receivers looking for long-term deals.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Listen Up, We're Talking Relationships!
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Once again, the trio is back together and offering up their best advice! We talk relationships in your 20's, the struggle with social media filters, false realities, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2022
Hour 2: Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Redick talk more about the Warriors' dominance over the Nuggets in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, if they are surprised the Sixers are dominating the Raptors. Dan Orlovsky joins the show and debates Stephen A. about if the Steelers need to draft a QB in the first round of the draft and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
Hour 1: Dub Dominance
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Stephen A. Smith and JJ Redick debate about what message the Warriors are sending to the West after being up 2-0 in the playoff series against the Nuggets, if the Sixers are a legit threat to win the East, what's at stake for Donovan Mitchell and the Jazz, if tonight's match up between the Nets at Celtics is a must-win game and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2022
Hour 1: Celtics Take Game 1
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins talk about the Celtics defeating the Nets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference opening round. The guys debate if Kyrie Irving’s scoring was the bigger headline than his interactions with Celtics fans on Sunday and if the 76ers have silenced all doubters following their win over the Raptors on Saturday.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Hour 2: New Hamptons Five?
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Celtics have Kevin Durant’s number. The guys talk about the Warriors’ small-ball lineup, Kyrie Irving’s interaction with Celtics fans on Sunday, and much more. Stick around to hear Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson’s message to Stephen A. and First Take. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2022
Hour 1: Jackie Robinson Day
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75 years ago today, Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier. Special guests Jessica Mendoza and Doug Glanville join Stephen A. Smith in discussing Robinson's legacy and what Robinson has meant to them. Kendrick Perkins and Stephen A. debate the pros and cons of Ben Simmons' potential Nets debut as well as the importance of Steph Curry's return to the Warriors' lineup ahead of the first round of the NBA playoffs. Ryan Clark stops by to debate the Green Bay Packers' status as Super Bowl contenders after trading away All-Pro wide receiver Davante Adams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Hour 2: Breaking Barriers
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Stephen A. Smith, Angela Rye, Tim Kurkjian and Jessica Mendoza talk more about Jackie Robinson day and what Robinson means to them. Smith debates Kendrick Perkins about which team they think will go further, the Nets or 76ers. Unified Welterweight World Champion, Errol Spence Jr. also joins the show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
Hour 2: Flash Point
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Damien Woody, Louis Riddick and Jay Williams debate about if Baker is right for feeling disrespected by the Browns. Williams says Kyrie Irving is the best offensive player and debates Tim Legler about his statement. The pair also debate about who is under more pressure in the NBA playoffs than James Harden and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
Hour 1: Angry Exit
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Jay Williams and Tim Legler debate about what the punishment for Miles Bridges should be after throwing his mouthpiece at a fan after being ejected, what did CJ McCollum prove last night, and if they believe Zion is ready to play. Damien Woody and Louis Riddick join the show and debate about Baker Mayfield's comments about the Browns and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2022
Hour 2: Pressure on Harden?
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Stephen A. Smith and Tim Legler debate about if they believe James Harden does not feel pressure about the playoffs, if the Warriors can beat the Nuggets without Steph Curry, Mel Kiper Jr. joins the show and debates about what the Eagles should do with their first-round picks and Stephen A gives a Stephen's A list of his top five players under most NBA postseason pressure. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Hour 1: Tearful Revenge
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Stephen A. Smith, Tim Legler and Jay Williams debate about Patrick Beverley and the Timberwolves' celebration after beating the clippers and clinching a spot in the NBA Playoffs, The Nets defeating the Cavaliers, which NBA player under 25 is most likely to become the face of the NBA and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
This Is Your Sign To Forget Your Ex...
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The trio is back and better than ever! It's Elle's birthday, so of course she had to hop on her soap box for Cam Newton. Then, grab your coffee because KMart has a public service announcement regarding exes. Lastly, Charly answers a few of your most pressing questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2022
Hour 2: Hollywood Flop
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Stephen A. Smith and Keyshawn Johnson react to LeBron James’ comments on how the Lakers’ season was not a failure. Marcus Spears joins the show to debate if Josh Allen is a top five NFL quarterback right now and which AFC West team made the biggest move this offseason. Stephen A. reacts to Leon Rose speaking publicly for the first time since September.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
Hour 1: Blame Game
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Stephen A. Smith, Keyshawn Johnson, Tim Legler debate if Russell Westbrook is getting too much blame. The guys talk about the Nets taking on the Cavaliers in the Play-In Tournament and much more. Stephen A. discusses Cam Newton’s comments about how he believe women should act. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2022
Hour 2: Embiid MVP?
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins discuss if LeBron James and Anthony Davis can bring another title to the Lakers. Dan Orlovsky stops by to debate if the Chiefs have the most fascinating team in the NFL draft. Stephen A. and Kendrick discuss if Joel Embiid is the NBA MVP and debate who is the most disrespected player in the NBA.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Hour 1: Vogel Out
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Stephen A. Smith, Kendrick Perkins, and Jay Williams react to Frank Vogel being out as head coach of the Lakers. The crew discuss how desirable the Lakers head coach opening is and if Ben Simmons is the key to a Nets title run. Stephen A. and Kendrick talk about whether the 76ers should be worried about the Raptors in the playoffs.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2022
Hour 2: Heat Check
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Kendrick Perkins, Jordan Cornette and Shae Peppler debate about the if Heat are being slept on as title contenders, if the Celtics are a threat to win the East, if the 76ers will make it out of the first round, Cornette and Pepper debate about if it is Easier for Brian Kelly to win a title at Notre Dame or LSU and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Hour 1: The Real MVP
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Jordan Cornette and Kendrick Perkins debate about who should win the NBA MVP. Shae Peppler joins them and debates about if the Lakers big three can still work. ESPN Senior Golf Analyst Michael Collins reports live from the Masters and elaborates on Tiger Woods' performance. Rob Ninkovich joins the show and debates about if Tom Brady gets too much credit for the Bucs success and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
Hour 2: Low Time
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Victoria Arlen, Jordan Cornette, Shae Cornette and Jay Williams all join the show to debate if this Los Angeles Lakers team is the most disappointing team in NBA history. Plus the crew debates how dangerous Luka and the Mavs will be in the Western Conference. The crew also discusses their top NBA title threats, what's at stake for Tiger Woods this weekend at the Masters and which venue is the most iconic in sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Hour 1: Tiger on the Prowl
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Victoria Arlen, Jordan Cornette, Shae Cornette, Michael Collins and Jay Williams all join the crew to discuss Tiger Woods' chances at the Masters. Plus, the crew reacts to LeBron saying he wants to play with Steph Curry. The crew also debates what post season success would look like for the Nets. Last, Emannuel Acho hops on to debate which QB is under the most pressure this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2022
Hour 2: Back on the Prowl
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo debate if LeBron James has given the Lakers enough this season after being eliminated from postseason contention. The guys discuss if Tiger Woods can win the Masters this week, how many great teams are in the NBA right now, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
Hour 1: Lakers Out
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo react to the Lakers being eliminated from postseason contention. The guys talk about Joel Embiid stumping for MVP, which current athlete has the biggest impact on their sport, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
A Beautiful, Chaotic, Drama-Filled Episode.
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The trio is back and better than ever! The ladies rehash what they've been up to these last few weeks with work, travel, etc. Then, we get into the Women's NCAA Championship, Elle hops on a soap box, Kimberley had a revelation while watching Netflix, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2022
Hour 2: Tiger Talks
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Keyshawn Johnson and Michael Collins join the show to react to Tiger Woods' press conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
Hour 1: Champ Talk
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Seth Greenberg and Keyshawn Johnson join the show to discuss what led to Kansas's comeback victory over UNC. Scott Van Pelt also hops on to debate if now is the right time for Tiger Woods to comeback. Plus Keyshawn and Stephen A. react to Pete Carroll calling out NFL Owners for lack of minority hires. Plus Monica McNutt joins the crew to discuss if Anthony Davis is right to fire back at critics who disparage his injury history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2022
Hour 2: South Carolina Wins
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Stephen A. Smith and Seth Greenberg discuss what went wrong for Duke. Later, the guys debate what kind of chance North Carolina has to defeat Kansas. Michael Collins joins the show to talk about the significance of Tiger Woods potentially playing in the Masters. Andraya Carter stops by to debate if South Carolina is the newest dynasty in Women’s College Basketball. Stephen A. and Tim Legler talk about whether the Nets are likely to make a deep playoff run this postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Hour 1: Magic in the House
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Stephen A. Smith and Magic Johnson debate what went wrong for the Lakers this season. Later, the guys discuss if Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s criticism of LeBron is fair, the kind of statement South Carolina made after winning their second National Championship, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2022
Hour 2: ‘Bron and Brow
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Christine Williamson, Shae Cornette, Chiney Ogwumike, and Jordan Cornette debate whether the Nets or the Bucks are the bigger threat in the playoffs. The crew discuss if LeBron James and Anthony Davis should return for the Lakers this season. Sam Acho stops by to debate if North Carolina-Duke is the best rivalry in sports. Monica McNutt joins the show to talk about which team will win the NCAA Women’s Tournament.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Hour 1: Bucks Roll
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Christine Williamson, Shae Cornette, Chiney Ogwumike, and Jordan Cornette debate whether the Nets or the Bucks are the bigger threat in the playoffs. The crew react to the 76ers losing to the Pistons and discuss if Doc Rivers is putting too much blame on James Harden. Seth Greenberg joins the show to debate if North Carolina can upset Duke again and to talk about which team will win the NCAA Men’s Tournament. Sam Acho stops by to discuss if the Buccaneers are the team to beat in the NFC.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
Hour 2: Suns Shining
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Harry Douglas and Jeff Saturday talk about the impact of Bruce Arians stepping down as head coach of the Buccaneers. The guys debate who is the team to beat in the NFC. Kendrick Perkins stops by to discuss if Chris Paul and Devin Booker will lead the Suns to the NBA Finals. Harry and Jeff debate whether the Patriots or the Dolphins are the biggest threat to the Bills in the AFC East. Kendrick and Harry discuss if they are concerned about James Harden in the postseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Hour 1: Bruce Almighty
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Keyshawn Johnson and Tedy Bruschi debate the impact Bruce Arians stepping down as head coach of the Buccaneers. The guys talk about who is the team to beat in the NFC. Jay Williams and Kendrick Perkins debate whether the Heat or the Celtics is the bigger threat to the Bucks. Vince Carter joins the show to give his all-time North Carolina starting five and compares it to Jay William’s all-time Duke starting five. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2022
Hour 2: Trey Area
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Domonique Foxworth and Mike Tannenbaum debate about if the 49ers should start Trey Lance or Jimmy G. Rob Ninkovich joins the duo and debates about if they would rather see Brady or Rodgers in the Super Bowl. Brian Windhorst and Foxworth debate about if KD and Kyrie are the most skilled duo of all time and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Hour 1: Hollywood Drama
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Jay Williams and Brian Windhorst debate about how Russell Westbrook looked after the Lakers loss last night, if the Lakers will miss the play-in tournament and who their NBA MVP front runner is. Domonique Foxworth, Mike Tannenbaum and Rob Ninkovich debate about the NFL owners' approval of the overtime rule change and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
The Downside of Public Attention.
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Charly and Kimberley hold down the fort while Kimberley joins us from NFL owners meetings in Florida. The two get into the latest NFL policy regarding hiring and hiring candidates. They also dive into public backlash and why certain actions warrant certain reactions. Lastly, is there anyone better than Dawn Staley? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2022
Hour 2: Diversity in the NFL
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JJ Reddick and Monica McNutt debate about if the Lakers should move on from AD, ESPN Special Correspondent, Angela Rye, joins the show to discuss how impactful the improvements of the Rooney Rule will be, JJ Redick and Marcus Spears debate about if Boston is the team to beat in the East and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Hour 1: Best game all March?
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JJ Reddick and Monica McNutt debate about if UConn defeating NC State is the most exciting game of either tournament so far and if the Warriors are still title contenders. Marcus Spears and Jeff Saturday debate about if Adams or Hill have the more significant departure and if Carolina-Duke is the best rivalry in sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2022
Hour 2: West Side Story
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Dan Orlovsky and Domonique Foxworth debate which AFC West quarterback is in the best situation. Kendrick Perkins and Tim Legler join the show to discuss if the Suns or the 76ers have the harder path to the NBA Finals. Tedy Bruschi stops by to talk about how Deshaun Watson and the Browns look following Friday's press conference. Kendrick and Tim debate if the Celtics are the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Hour 1: All Eyes on Me
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Kendrick Perkins and Tim Legler debate if the Nets or the 76ers will have more at stake when playoffs begin. The guys discuss if the Celtics being first in the Eastern Conference is a bigger surprise than the Lakers being tenth in the Western Conference. Seth Greenberg stops by to talk about the NCAA Final Four matchups. Dan Orlovsky and Domonique Foxworth discuss if the Colts are more likely to overachieve or underachieve next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2022
Hour 2: Booker MVP?
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins discuss where Devin Booker is in the NBA MVP race. The guys debate if the Heat should fear the Nets in a potential 1 vs 8 playoff matchup. Damien Woody stops by to discuss if the Chiefs or the Packers are more likely to disappoint next season. Stick around for an excerpt from Stephen A's exclusive interview with Paul Levesque (Triple H).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Hour 1: Bracket Racket
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Stephen A. Smith and Seth Greenberg discuss if Duke can win the NCAA Tournament. The guys debate if Gonzaga or Arizona had the more surprising exit. Kendrick Perkins stops by to discuss if the Suns are the team to beat in the Western Conference. Dan Orlovksy joins the show to debate if the Chiefs will regret trading Tyreek Hill. Stephen A. and Kendrick talk about whether the Nets can win the Eastern Conference without Ben Simmons.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
Hour 2: King of the Hill
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Stephen A. Smith and Brian Windhorst debate if the Nets need Ben Simmons to win a title. Louis Riddick joins the show to talk about the Dolphins trading for Tyreek Hill. The guys discuss how Zion Williamson's video of him dunking makes the Pelicans look. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
Hour 1: Work From Home
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Stephen A. Smith and Brian Windhorst discuss the significance of Mayor Eric Adams’ decision to lift NYC’s vaccine mandate on athletes. Louis Riddick stops by to debate if Tua Tagovailoa will prove doubters wrong after the Dolphins received Tyreek Hill in a trade with the Chiefs. Stephen A. and Brian talk about the heated conversation Jimmy Butler had with Erik Spoelstra during the Heat's loss against the Warriors.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2022
Hour 2: Answer Me!
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Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo joins the show to discuss whether Ja Morant can be the next Allen Iverson of the NBA. Plus Mad Dog gives his top 5 scorers in NBA history. The crew also reacts to breaking news regarding a trade for Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill. The crew also debates if they have a problem with Doc Rivers resting his star players Joel Embiid and James Harden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Hour 1: Morant Moving the Needle
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Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo joins the show to debate just how far the Memphis Grizzlies can go with Ja Morant as their star. The crew also discusses the Raiders trading for Davante Adams and what it means for Aaron Rodgers. Plus the crew reacts to NYC Mayor Eric Adams refusing to lift Covid-19 restrictions for athletes in New York City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Only A Select Few Know The Truth...
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Charly, Kimberley, and Elle get into the good, the bad, and the sad in this episode. Everything from Deshaun Watson to junk drawers... this episode has it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2022
Hour 2: Get the Gold Jacket Ready?
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Mel Kiper Jr. joins the show to discuss if a Super Bowl victory would make Matt Ryan a Hall of Famer. They also react to the Deshaun Watson and Davante Adams trades and how they will affect the draft. Plus JJ Reddick and Monica McNutt hop on to discuss is Kyrie Irving should feel frustrated about being a part time player. Marcus Spears also joins the show to react to new allegations and controversy surrounding Urban Meyer. Stephen A. also gives his thoughts on the Bengals upgrading their offensive line to protect Joe Burrow and just how good Ja Morant can be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Hour 1: Tryin' with Ryan
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Marcus Spears joins the show to debate how far the Colts can go with Matt Ryan as their quarterback. Plus JJ Reddick hops in to react to LeBron James' recent comments about having fun playing basketball this season. Monica McNutt jumps on the discuss if the Celtics are the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. The crew also debates whether the Nets are in danger of falling out of 8th in the East. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2022
Hour 2: Watson Woes
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Mary Kay Cabot and Marcus Spears join the to discuss the Cleveland Browns trading for Deshaun Watson and the legal situation surrounding it. Plus Tim Hasselbeck joins the crew to debate whether Davante Adams was taking a shot at Aaron Rodgers by not mentioning him in his statement thanking the fans and city of Green Bay. Kendrick Perkins also hops on to clash with Stephen A. over who the greatest scorer in NBA history is. Lastly, the crew remembers the late John Clayton following the news of his death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Hour 1: Watson Walks to Cleveland
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Tim Hasselbeck and Kimberly Martin join the show to discuss what the NFL should do with Deshaun Watson's legal situation. Plus Seth Greenberg hops in to debate how far Duke and St. Peters can go. Kendrick Perkins also clashes with Stephen A. over whether LeBron is an underrated scorer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2022
Hour 2: Bake and Pains
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Stephen A. Smith and Rebecca Lobo discuss the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Kendrick Perkins stops by to debate how much Steph Curry’s injury hurts the Warriors’ title hopes. Kimberley Martin joins the show to discuss if it is a bad look for the Browns to deny Baker Mayfield’s trade request. Stephen A. and Kendrick debate if the Timberwolves are out of line for mocking Russell Westbrook.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Hour 1: Las Vegas Traders
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Stephen A. Smith, Marcus Spears, and Kimberley Martin discuss the Packers trading Davante Adams to the Raiders. The crew debate if Aaron Rodgers is to blame for Adams’ departure and react to the Browns rejecting Baker Mayfield’s trade request. Seth Greenburg joins the show to talk about Kentucky losing to Saint Peter’s during the NCAA Men’s Tournament. Stephen A., Marcus, and Kimberley discuss if Deshaun Watson is worth three first round picks.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Hour 2: Russ Crushed
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Jay Williams joins the show to discuss how Russell Westbrooks struggles are impacting his legacy. Plus Dan Orlovsky hops in to debate Baker Mayfield's future with the Cleveland Browns. The crew also debates whether Nikola Jokic should be the MVP this season, and if Russell Wilson will give the Broncos the best offense in the AFC West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
Hour 1: Where Brooklyn At?
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Jay Williams joins the show to react to Nets loss at the buzzer, and if it was a dirty play by Marcus Smart that injured Steph Curry. Plus Dan Orlovsky hops in to discuss how many QBs are better than Deshaun Watson. Ryan Clark also comes in to discuss whether Colin Kaepernick would get another chance. Seth Greenberg joins the show to breakdown March Madness . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2022
Hour 2: Wats-on the Move?
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo debate if Deshaun Watson is among elite NFL QBs. Chris gives his list of the top NBA teams of all-time. The guys react to Aaron Judge dodging a question about his vaccination status. Stephen A. and Chris debate if it is time for the Lakers to fire Frank Vogel. The crew give their predictions on who will win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
Hour 1: Flash Point
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo debate if Kyrie Irving’s 60-point performance is proof that he is an all-time great. The guys discuss if Baker Mayfield is being too sensitive for posting a message thanking fans after the Browns met with Deshaun Watson. Stephen A. and Chris talk about Randy Gregory joining the Broncos after initially agreeing to a deal with the Cowboys.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
Tom Brady... He's Just Like Us!
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The trio is back and feistier than ever. First, Elle hops on her soap box to talk about her nightmare travel experience. Then, KMart called Tom Brady unretiring and we question if celebrities are just like us. And, although Elle's Broncos have a new QB to celebrate... Charly's Colts does not and we get into it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2022
Hour 2: Super Bowl Bound?
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Marcus Spears joins the show to debate who has the better shot at a Super Bowl, Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers? They also debate whether the AFC West still runs through Kansas City and if now is the time to sign Colin Kaepernick. Plus Monica McNutt joins the show to discuss whether LeBron James should shut it down for the season. Jim Boeheim joins the show to discuss the upcoming NCAA tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
Hour 1: Packers Pay the Rodgers Rate
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Marcus Spears joins the show to react to Aaron Rodgers signing a new contract with the Packers. Monica McNutt also jumps in to debate if the Warriors will win the NBA title this season. Later the crew debates whether Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid is the MVP this season, which team is the best fit for Deshaun Watson and if now is the right time to sign Colin Kaepernick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2022
Hour 2: Durant-ing
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Stephen A. Smith and Bomani Jones talk about Tom Brady’s announcement that he is unretiring from football. Later, the guys discuss if it was smart for Kevin Durant to call out NYC Mayor Eric Adams. Kendrick Perkins stops by to debate if the Lakers should shut down Anthony Davis. Louis Riddick joins the show to debate if Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady has a better shot at a Super Bowl next season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
Hour 1: Brady’s Back
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Stephen A. Smith, Louis Riddick, and Dan Orlovsky discuss if they are surprised that Tom Brady is unretiring from football. Kendrick Perkins stops by to talk about Kevin Durant’s postgame comments regarding NYC Mayor Eric Adams. The guys discuss if it was smart for Kyrie Irving to attend Sunday’s game against the Knicks. Seth Greenberg joins the show to talk about the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournament fields.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2022
Hour 2: Harden Knocks
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Monica McNutt and Kendrick Perkins debate if there is concern about James Harden failing in big moments. The crew talk about whether the Nets can win the Eastern Conference with a part-time Kyrie. Eduardo Perez stops by to talk about the MLB and the MLBPA agreeing to a new CBA. Damien Woody and Kimberley Martin join the show to debate if now is the time for an NFL team to sign Colin Kaepernick. Monica, Kendrick, and Damien discuss if Carson Wentz or Ben Simmons has more to prove with their new team.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
Hour 1: Nets top 76ers
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Monica McNutt and Kendrick Perkins debate what kind of message the Nets sent to James Harden following their win over the 76ers. The crew discuss if the Nets can win the Eastern Conference with a part-time Kyrie Irving and the reception Ben Simmons received from 76ers fans during Thursday's game. Buster Olney stops by to talk about the MLB and the MLBPA agreeing to a new CBA. Damien Woody and Kimberley Martin join the show to debate if Aaron Rodgers needs a ring more than Russell Wilson. The crew discuss if Carson Wentz or Russell Wilson has a better chance at winning their respective division.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
Hour 2: Nets v 76ers
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Stephen A. Smith and Brian Windhorst debate if LeBron James should shut his season down. Jay Williams stops by to discuss which player from tonight's Nets v 76ers game should have the biggest impact. Bart Scott joins the show to debate where Carson Wentz ranks among NFC East quarterbacks and if the Broncos adding Russell Wilson makes them the team to beat in the AFC. Stephen A. gives his expectations for tonight's Nets v 76ers game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
Hour 1: Shut it Down?
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Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams discuss the Lakers losing to the Rockets. Later, the guys discuss if LeBron should shut his season down and if Boston is the best team in the Eastern Conference. Tim Hasselbeck stops by to debate if the Colts are better without Carson Wentz. Stephen A. and Jay talk about what kind of reception Ben Simmons should expect tonight when the Nets take on the 76ers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2022
Hour 2: Big Poppa
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about if they are rooting for Coach K to go out with a title, more about the Russell Wilson trade, if the NFL came down too hard on Ridley and if Ben Simmons deserves a tribute video from Philly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Hour 1: Russell Wilson to the Broncos
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate about Russell Wilson's trade to the Broncos, if they are surprised Rodgers is staying in Green Bay, the Nets at 76ers game tomorrow, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Breaking News & a MEGA Anniversary!
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Charly and Kimberley are reunited and share updates on where KMart has been and Charly fertility journey. After that they get into Calvin Ridley's suspension, Rodger's staying in Green Bay, and we have an important anniversary to celebrate! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2022
Hour 2: Rodgers Returns
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Stephen A. Smith, Molly Qerim and Damien Woody all react to Aaron Rodgers signing a 4-year extension to stay with Green Bay. Plus Tim Legler stops in to debate whether the 76ers are the team to beat in the Eastern Conference. The crew also clashes over who the better big man is, Jokic or Embiid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
Hour 1: Russell Responds
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Stephen A. Smith and Molly Qerim react to comments made by Russell Westbrook due to online harassment of him and his family. Plus Damien Woody joins the show to discuss wether Aaron Rodgers needs Davante Adams to be elite. The crew then reacts to Calvin Ridley's 1-year suspension for gambling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2022
Hour 2: LeBron Point
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Lakers trading for Russell Westbrook was the worst trade in team history. Marcus Spears stops by to discuss Lamar Jackson’s statement on the bias against Black NFL quarterbacks. Stephen A. and Kendrick talk about if LeBron is recognized enough for his scoring ability. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
Hour 1: Waiting on Aaron
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Stephen A. Smith and Marcus Spears debate what they expect Aaron Rodgers to do. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins the show to discuss if the Nets or the Celtics are more likely to win the Eastern Conference. The guys debate if the Warriors are still legitimate title threats.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2022
Hour 2: Big Three Blow Up?
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Chiney Ogwumike joins the show to debate how many of the Lakers big three should return next season. Plus the crew reacts to Adam Schefter reporting that Amari Cooper is "likely" to be released. Sam Acho and Louis Riddick jump on to discuss whether Lamar should play without signing a contract extension. Chael Sonnen also comes on to discuss UFC 272 and the main event of Jorge Masivdal vs. Colby Covington. The crew also gives their picks for their biggest NBA sleeper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Hour 1: Lost Angeles Lakers
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Chiney Ogwumike joins the show to debate whether the Lakers season is over and if Kevin Durant can carry the Nets to the NBA Finals. Plus Jay Williams discusses Coach Mike Krzyzewski's legacy on the game of basketball. The crew also reacts to Luka Doncic and Mavs win over the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
Hour 2: Durant Returns
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Stephen A. Smith, Jay Williams, and Kendrick Perkins debate what kind of statement James Harden has made since joining the 76ers. Ryan Clark stops by to talk about the Steelers interviewing Louis Riddick for team’s GM opening and whether the Cardinals extending Kliff Kingsbury is a bad look with Kyler Murray being disgruntled. Stephen A. and Kendrick debate if there is more pressure on Kevin Durant or Kyire Irving to win a title this season. The crew discuss if teams should be interested in Jimmy Garoppolo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
Hour 1: Harden Party
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Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams debate how excited people should be about James Harden’s hot start with the 76ers. The guys discuss if Kevin Durant returning or Ben Simmons still not playing is the bigger story in Brooklyn. Ryan Clark stops by to debate whether the Packers should be frustrated with Aaron Rodgers. Stephen A. and Jay talk about whether they would want Stephen Curry or Ja Morant down the stretch.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2022
Hour 2: More to Prove?
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo debate if Stephen Curry has more to prove this season. Later, the guys discuss if the MLB is risking becoming irrelevant and if Aaron Rodgers should stay with the Packers. Stephen A. and Chris debate if LeBron James is the second-best player of all-time.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
Hour 1: No Deal
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Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo debate if the MLB is risking becoming irrelevant. Later, the guys discuss if LeBron James made a mistake by joining the Lakers and whether the team will miss the play-in tournament. Stephen A. and Chris debate if Kyler Murray deserves a new contract.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
A Hit It & Quit It Type Of Episode... Respectfully
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Elle and Charly get real with what's going on in their personal lives (TMI warning, but who's surprised?). Then, they discuss why certain people are given more chances than they deserve, social media breakups and makeups in the NFL, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2022
Hour 2: Ja-Rules
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Monica McNutt joins the show to discuss where Ja Morant fits in the MVP race. Plus the crew debates the NYC Mayor not allowing Kyrie Irving to play in Brooklyn. Mel Kiper Jr. jumps in to give the latest on the best prospects for the upcoming NFL Draft. Later, Sam Acho debates whether Kyler Murray's agent's public letter was a good or bad move for the quarterback. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
Hour 1: MVP Morant?
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Monica McNutt joins the show to debate if Ja Morant can win either the MVP or NBA Finals this season. Plus Jeff Passan jumps in to give the latest on the MLB lockout, and Derek Jeter stepping down as the Marlins CEO. Sam Acho also discusses the impact of Art Briles stepping down as the offensive coordinator of Grambling State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2022
Hour 2: LeBron Return?
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Stephen A. Smith, Monica McNutt, and Marcus Spears debate if the Cavaliers should want LeBron to return to the team. The crew discusses if Kyrie Irving should be able to play full-time. Stephen A. reacts to Derek Jeter stepping down as Marlins CEO. The guys debate if Aaron Rodgers is selfish for wanting more money. Stephen A. previews the upcoming UFC fight between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
Hour 1: Loss-Angeles
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Stephen A. Smith, Monica McNutt, and Kendrick Perkins debate if LeBron James should want out of Los Angeles. The crew reacts to Embiid calling the 76ers unstoppable following their win over the Knicks. Jeff Passan stops by to tell us how important it is for the MLB and MLBPA to make a deal today. Marcus Spears joins the show to react to Kyler Murray’s agent sending a letter to the Cardinals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2022
Hour 1: The Beard is Back
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about James Harden making his debut with Philly, if Demar DeRozan will win NBA MVP, who the team to beat in the Eastern Conference is and Kimberly Martin joins the show to discuss Grambling State football hiring Art Briles as offensive coordinator. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
Hour 2: Brooklyn Ben
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Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick perkins debate about Seth Curry's comments about if Ben Simmons needs to apologize for the 76ers saga, what would another title mean for Giannis' legacy, Damien Woody joins the show to debate about if Baker Mayfield is under the most pressure in 2022 and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
Hour 2: Fake Show
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Chiney Ogwumike joins the show to debate what the Lakers ceiling is. Plus Ryan Clark hops in to discuss whether Lamar Jackson should play without a new contract next season. Later the crew reacts to Danny Green doubting Ben Simmons will play versus the 76ers later this season and Stephen A.s top 5 NBA title threats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24, 2022