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 Sep 28, 2019


 Nov 14, 2018

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

Episode Date
Hour 2: Davis Cleared For Practice
2951
Stephen A. & Max debate what's at stake for Anthony Davis as he nears his return without LeBron, and question if the Dolphins are being smart in building around Tua Tagovailoa. Later, the guys react to the announcement that Michael Jordan will present for Kobe Bryant at his Hall of Fame induction, and tell us which teams they think will be winning big next NFL season.
Apr 16, 2021
Hour 1: Is Dame Time MVP?
2522
Stephen A. & Max debate if Damian Lillard or Joel Embiid has a stronger case for MVP, and is Steph Curry the best guard in the NBA? Later, Dan Orlovsky joins to tell us if the Jaguars should be worried about Trevor Lawrence's comments, and then the guys question if the Patriots need to trade up to grab a quarterback in the draft.
Apr 16, 2021
Hour 2: LaMarcus Aldridge retires
2762
Stephen A, Max and Booger McFarland react to the breaking news that LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring from the NBA, debate what the Falcons should do with the 4th overall pick and much more!
Apr 15, 2021
Hour 1: Sitting Stars
2750
Stephen A and Max debate if NBA stars are resting too much, if Clowney makes the Browns the team to beat in the AFC and how MLB can increase black interest in the sport.
Apr 15, 2021
Hour 2: Voluntary Workouts
2799
Stephen A. & Max debate if more NFL teams should not hold voluntary offseason workouts, and discuss if the Suns are real title contenders. Later, NBA Champion Rasheed Wallace joins to talk NBA. Then, Max and Stephen A. react to news of McGregor vs. Poirier III.
Apr 14, 2021
Hour 1: There's Only One Ball
2697
Stephen A. & Max tell us how Kevin Durant and Kyrie should respond after Ben Simmons' comments, and react to Mark Cuban's comments about the play-in game. Later, they debate what the 49ers should do at the quarterback position, and discuss what more athletes should do for social justice.
Apr 14, 2021
The Dating Game.
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss their love lives, the importance of building relationships, and the pressures of working in television. But don't worry, the ladies also talk a little sports with the impact of Jamal Murray's injury, Julian Edelman retiring from football, and more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 2: Angela Rye joins the show
2987
Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins, Angela Rye and Louis Riddick discuss the sports world's reaction to the killing of Duante Wright, if Sam Darnold or Zach Wilson is under more pressure and much more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 1: Here we go again
2552
Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins and Mel Kiper discuss the police shooting of Duante Wright in Minnesota, Mel's latest mock draft and much more!
Apr 13, 2021
Hour 2: Kevin's Heart
2979
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if Kevin Durant really thinks development is more important than championships, what LeBron and AD coming back means for the Lakers and if you're sold on Zach Wilson
Apr 12, 2021
Hour 1: Where Brooklyn At?
2507
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate what's most concerning about the Brooklyn Nets, what Aaron Rodgers' future looks like in Green Bay and what we should expect from Trevor Lawrence in year 1.
Apr 12, 2021
Hour 2: Tiger Tale
2919
Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Freddie Coleman and Charley Arnolt debate if Tiger will win another major, who got the best of the Sam Darnold trade and much more!
Apr 09, 2021
Hour 1: Dray Day
2548
Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Charley Arnolt and Freddie Coleman debate if today's NBA players are soft like Draymond Green says, who's the most important player on the Nets and much more!
Apr 09, 2021
Hour 2: What To Do With Watson
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It's a First Take Her Take-Over and Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, Charly Arnolt, and guest Damien Woody discuss if it's time to put Deshaun Watson on the Commissioner's Exempt List, then discuss what can stop Tom Brady from winning another Super Bowl and if the Cowboys should draft Kyle Pitts. Later, Monica McNutt joins to discuss Draymond Green's comments on the lack of support for women's sports. The crew gives us their top NBA takes and their "Boss Lady" shout outs.
Apr 08, 2021
Hour 1: Perfect Durant
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It's a First Take Her Take-Over! Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, and Charly Arnolt debate if the Nets are a lock for the NBA title, and if Donovan Mitchell is better than Devin Booker right now. Later, Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson joins to talk about his team and quarterback Jalen Hurts. Then, Michael Collins joins from the Masters to get us ready for a great weekend of golf.
Apr 08, 2021
Life, Football, & Everything In Between with Camille Kostek
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by congratulating the Stanford women's basketball team! Then, they get into Aaron Rodgers on Jeopardy, Tom Brady's recent "Patriot's way" comments, and Sam Darnold's trade. After that, the ladies are joined by Camille Kostek who you may know as Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski's girlfriend but they got to know her in a different light.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 2: Jerry Wants Pitts
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Stephen A. & Max debate what drafting Kyle Pitts would do for the Cowboys, question if Tiger Woods will ever win another major, then Marcus Spears joins to discuss if Tom Brady and the Bucs should be favorites to win the NFC, and other NFL topics.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 1: KD's Return
2578
Stephen A. & Max debate if Kevin Durant or James Harden are more important for the Nets to win, react to one of Deshaun Watson's accusers speaking out, and discuss if they believe Russell Wilson's comments about staying with the Seahawks.
Apr 07, 2021
Hour 2: Ball till you fall
2894
Stephen A, Max, Dick Vitale and Marcus Spears debate if LaMelo is being ranked too high by ESPN on one recent list, if Gonzaga was over rated and if it's time to let go of the Astros' cheating scandal.
Apr 06, 2021
Hour 1: Bear down!
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Stephen A, Max,. Booger McFarland, Scott Drew and Seth Greenberg discuss the Baylor Bears winning the NCAA Men's Basketball national championship, Sam Darnold's escape from New York and much more!
Apr 06, 2021
Hour 2: Kiper Fields QB Questions
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Stephen A, Max, Mel Kiper and Dick Vitale discuss why teams are down on Justin Fields, what to expect from the Men's championship game and Stephen A gives his top 5 moments from NCAA tournament history.
Apr 05, 2021
Hour 1: Men's title game set!
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Stephen A, Max and Seth Greenberg discuss the Baylor/Gonzaga matchup in tonight's National Championship game, what else Aaron Rodgers needs to prove and much more!
Apr 05, 2021
Hour 2: Brooklyn Injuries
2894
Stephen A. & Max debate if Kevin Durant or James Harden will be most important for a Nets title run, react to reports of Manny Pacquiao returning to the ring to face Terence Crawford, then more on Durant's comments in a Twitter beef and what the NBA should do about them. Later, the guys debate how much pressure will be on Paul George in the postseason, and if the Heat can win the East again.
Apr 02, 2021
Hour 1: Kevin Durant Apologizes
2591
Stephen A. & Max debate if the NBA should do something after Kevin Durant's comments during an argument were made public, and react to Draymond Green's comments about not being motivated, then Jeff Saturday joins to tell us if T.Y. Hilton will regret choosing to return to the Colts over going to the Ravens, and Seth Greenberg talks Roy Williams and March Madness.
Apr 02, 2021
Hour 2: Penny for your thoughts
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Stephen A, Max, Penny Hardaway and Jeff Saturday discuss how Memphis can take the next step under Hardaway, what Roy Williams' retirement means for UNC, if Belichick deserves the blame in New England and if Aaron Rodgers should have beef with the Packers.
Apr 01, 2021
Hour 1: McMock Draft
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Stephen A, Max, Jessica Mendoza and Todd McShay debate where the top QBs will land in the NFL draft, what to expect from Mike Trout this season, who's the biggest threat to the Lakers in the West and if Brad Stevens should be on the hot seat.
Apr 01, 2021
A Hero's Story
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by bringing back memories from their college acceptances, UGG boots are always the move, and Charly has some exciting news to share. Then, the ladies get into Russell Westbrook vs. Stephen A plus athletes/celebrities as role models. Lastly, Patriots OT Justin Herron joins the show to tell his heroic story of being in the right place at the right time.
Mar 31, 2021
Hours 2: NFL Says And One
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Stephen A., Kimberley Martin, and Tedy Bruschi debate if NFL players should be mad about a 17-game season, then Stephen A. discusses what the Nets and NBA should do about Kevin Durant's comments on Twitter, then Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins to talk about Russell Westbrook and other NBA topics.
Mar 31, 2021
Hour 1: Stephen A. Responds To Russell Westbrook
2687
Stephen A. responds to Russell Westbrook as he called him out after yesterday's show. Then Freddie Coleman and Stephen A. react to a twitter spat between Kevin Durant and Michael Rapoport. Later, Seth Greenberg joins to talk about March Madness, and then Super Bowl champion Shaq Barrett joins to talk about Buccaneers expectations and more.
Mar 31, 2021
Hour 2: Empty stats
2895
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if we should be impressed with what Russell Westbrook is doing, why Kim Mulkey is talking about virus testing and how the league should feel about Jeanie Buss' comments.
Mar 30, 2021
Hour 1: Huskies win a classic
2546
Stephen A, Max and Booger McFarland debate if Baylor got robbed in their Elite 8 loss to UCONN, if its fair to criticize the Nets for signing stars and if the 49ers should keep or trade Jimmy Garoppolo.
Mar 30, 2021
Hour 2: Dickie V baby!
2879
Stephen A, Max and Dick Vitale debate, if the KD and Kyrie need Harden to win the title, if the Lakers are still the team to beat in the west and what to look for in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament.
Mar 29, 2021
Hour 1: Brooklyn Beasts
2539
Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky and Francis Ngannou debate what LaMarcus Aldridge to the Nets means, if Andre Drummond is enough to help the Lakers repeat and if Ngannou is ready for Jon Jones's challenge.
Mar 29, 2021
Hour 2: Best In The West?
2826
Stephen A. & Max rank the teams with the best chance to win in the West, debate who the winners of the NBA trade deadline were, then UFC President Dana White joins to talk about the Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou fight and other UFC topics. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins to tell us if he is surprised the Lakers didn't make any trades and where the Clippers rank in the West.
Mar 26, 2021
Hour 1: Trade Deadline Winners
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Clippers moved ahead of the Lakers by acquiring Rajon Rondo, and question if the Nets and the East should be worried about the Miami Heat. Then Marcus Spears joins to talk about Mike McCarthy's comments that the Cowboys tried to do too much on defense last season, and the guys discuss if more pressure is on Anthony Davis or LeBron James for the Lakers' success.
Mar 26, 2021
Hour 2: Ray Lewis On The NFL
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Stephen A. & Max talk to NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis about the Ravens and other NFL topics, then the guys react to Charles Barkley saying James Harden is the best player in the NBA, and then talk to Brian Windhorst about the latest NBA trade deadline moves and more.
Mar 25, 2021
Hour 1: Who Lands Lowry?
2508
Stephen A. & Max talk to Brian Windhorst about the biggest trade rumors, and what the Lakers might do at the deadline, then Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim and his son/player Buddy Boeheim join to talk about the NCAA Tournament, and the guys debate which team is best built to beat the Buccaneers.
Mar 25, 2021
Getting Called Out
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by recapping Chiney's birthday weekend and discussing shrimp found in cereal. Then they get into the discrepancies between the men's and women's NCAA tournaments and the allegations against Deshaun Watson. Lastly, the ladies wrap things up with a surprise Boss Lady appearance.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 2: Josh Gordon's Comeback Comments
2982
Stephen A. & Max react to Josh Gordon's comments on coming back to the NFL, question how Draymond Green looks after saying he's the best NBA defender ever, then UFC Heavyweight Champ Stipe Miocic joins to talk about his next fight, and later Marcus Spears tells us if Cam Newton will "ball out" this season, and other NFL topics.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 1: No Discount Double Check For Rodgers
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Aaron Rodgers will win another Super Bowl in Green Bay, then Chiney Ogwumike joins to discuss if James Harden should be MVP favorite, and the guys talk whether Matthew Stafford will be an MVP candidate next season.
Mar 24, 2021
Hour 2: Magic Wants The Lakers to Make A Trade
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Stephen A. & Max discuss how the NFL should handle the Deshaun Watson allegations, react to Russell Wilson wanting Antonio Brown on the Seahawks, and later, Lakers legend and basketball Hall-of-Famer Magic Johnson joins to talk about the Lakers and the NBA. Then the guys debate if being a part of the Nets Big 3 is better for Kyrie than being with LeBron.
Mar 23, 2021
Hour 1: Lakers Lost?
2501
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Lakers can overcome not having LeBron and AD for some time, and react to the passing of Hall of Fame basketball player Elgin Baylor. Later, Seth Greenberg joins to tell us if the lack of blue blood success in March is bad for the NCAA, then Mel Kiper Jr. joins to talk about his latest NFL mock draft.
Mar 23, 2021
Hour 2: It's unbelievable baby!
3068
Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody and Dick Vitale discuss, what to look for in the next round of the NCAA tournament, who's the favorite in the NFC East and who's departure hurt the Rockets the most?
Mar 22, 2021
Hour 1: A weekend of madness
2364
Stephen A, Max and Porter Moser discuss Loyola Chicago's upset of #1 Illinois, what the Lakers will do in the absence of LeBron James and much more!
Mar 22, 2021
Hour 2: Wentz upon a time in Indy
2753
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if Wentz handled his Philly exit well, who should be the rookie of the year and if Jalen Hurts should be given the starting job in Philly.
Mar 19, 2021
Hour 1: LeBron for MVP
2668
Stephen A, Max and Rick Pitino debate, if LeBron should be an MVP candidate, what Iona can do in NCAA tournament and how DeShaun Watson looks with the latest news coming out.
Mar 19, 2021
Hour 2: Did the Seahawks Miss Out?
2924
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Seahawks should've traded Russell Wilson to the Bears after reports of what was offered, react to LaMelo Ball's comments about not being excited to play against LeBron, plus, more reaction to the allegations against Deshaun Watson, and Kendrick Perkins joins to debate if pressure is on Giannis for the Bucks to win the East.
Mar 18, 2021
Hour 1: Giannis Enjoys the Show
2532
Stephen A. & Max debate if Giannis or the Sixers were the bigger story after last night's game, react to the allegations and lawsuits brought against Deshaun Watson, and Seth Greenberg joins to talk about the NCAA Tournament.
Mar 18, 2021
Alarming.
3942
Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney talk through Chiney's fire alarm about Emmanuel Acho making his Bachelor hosting debut, Gen Z cancel culture, free agency money moves, and more!
Mar 17, 2021
Hour 2: Fitz Magic in the NFC East
2758
Max & Domonique Foxworth discuss which QB is most likely to win the NFC East, then Kendrick Perkins joins to debate if LeBron's legacy will surpass MJ's after he became part owner of the Fenway Sports Group. Later, Louis Riddick joins to talk about the Bears and their QB decisions.
Mar 17, 2021
Hour 1: Bear Down?
2693
Max & Domonique Foxworth, and Marcus Spears debate if the Bears QB decisions have ruined their chance to win, and how Russell Wilson's teammates should view him now. Adam Schefter joins to talk about all of the NFL moves, and then Gonzaga head coach Mark Few tells us how he is keeping his team ready for March Madness.
Mar 17, 2021
Hour 2: Dynasty or nah?
2829
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if the Chiefs have a dynasty, if Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua is the biggest fight we could see and if the Saints super bowl window has closed without Drew Brees.
Mar 16, 2021
Hour 1: Hey big spender!
2488
Stephen A, Max and Patrick Ewing debate if the Patriots made enough moves to be back on top, if the Knicks got robbed by a bad call and if Georgetown is back after winning the Big East Tournament.
Mar 16, 2021
Hour 2: Wilson to the Saints and Other March Madness
2702
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Saints should trade for Russell Wilson, discuss the legacy of Marvin Hagler after his surprising fashion, and later Dickie V joins to talk March Madness.
Mar 15, 2021
Hour 1: Drew Brees Retires
2670
Stephen A. & Max debate what Drew Brees' legacy is and does he belong in the top-tier of QBs all-time? Plus, Jay Bilas joins to talk March Madness, and the guys react to the comments made by a high school basketball announcer in Oklahoma.
Mar 15, 2021
Hour 2: Spike Lee joins the show
3002
Stephen A, Max and Spike Lee discuss what's been going on with the Knicks, if the Texans are handling Deshaun Watson correctly and what Brady's extension with the Bucs means for the Patriots.
Mar 12, 2021
Hour 1: Pats re up with Cam
2509
Stephen A, Max and Time Hesselbeck debate what Cam re-signing with the Patriots means, if Kyrie is an MVP candidate and Tom Brady reaches an extension with the Bucs.
Mar 12, 2021
Hour 2: Meyers Under Fire
2288
Stephen A, and Max debate, how fans should feel about Russell Wilson, what we should take away from Meyers Leonards's apology and if LeBron or Embiid will win this years MVP.
Mar 11, 2021
Hour 1: Dr Fauci joins the show
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Stephen A, Max, Dr. Fauci and Mark Cuban discuss Fauci's favorite athletes of all time, how good Porzingis can be and how Dak should feel about Jerry's backhanded complement.
Mar 11, 2021
Hour 2: Stephen A. Gets the Vaccine
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It's a First Take, Her Take-Over! Charly Arnolt, Kimberley Martin, and Chiney Ogwumike talk about the public vs. LeBron's private approach to getting the COVID-19 vaccine, then they debate GOATs lists, and talk to 3x NBA-Champion Draymond Green about the NBA and his Warriors.
Mar 10, 2021
Hour 1: QB Expectations
2553
It's a First Take, Her Take-Over! Charly Arnolt, Kimberley Martin, and Chiney Ogwumike tell us which quarterbacks have the most expectations in the coming year, then 7x NBA Champion Robert Horry joins to talk about how the NBA should deal with Meyers Leonard after his comments and tell us what he expects from the top teams in the second half of the NBA season.
Mar 10, 2021
Robin Roberts Interview.
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney talk about Dak Prescott getting paid, the royal-TEA that was spilled during Oprah's interview, but most importantly the ladies talk to GMA's Robin Roberts! Robin shares advice for her younger self, what it was like climbing the ladder in a male dominated industry, her royal wedding story, and so much more!
Mar 09, 2021
Hour 2: Big Numbers in Big D
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Stephen A. & Max tell us if they were surprised by Dak Prescott's new contract, debate if Russell Wilson should add to his list of teams he's willing to be traded to, more on the Cowboys.
Mar 09, 2021
Hour 1: Big Money For Dak
2588
Stephen A. & Max debate if Dak Prescott is being overvalued with his new contract, discuss if LeBron James should be public about taking the COVID vaccine, and tell us if Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie is being smart in not having a QB competition for Jalen Hurts.
Mar 09, 2021
Hour 2: Dak's Last Days in Big D?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if this will be Dak Prescott's last season as a Cowboy, question if Tom Brady will win another Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, react to Antoine Walker's comments about James Harden, and Lakers Governor Jeanie Buss joins us on International Women's Day.
Mar 08, 2021
Hour 1: Night of All-Stars
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Stephen A. & Max talk about the best NBA All-Star game performances, discuss if the Cowboys will franchise Dak Prescott or give him a long-term deal, debate if Blake Griffin joining the Nets will be a big deal, and react to Matt LaFleur's recent comments on not going for it on 4th down in the playoffs.
Mar 08, 2021
Hour 2: Shopping Russ?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Seahawks should be actively shopping Russell Wilson, tell us if they view Carson Wentz's leadership differently after Jason Peters' comments, and Louis Riddick joins to discuss if Ben Roethlisberger is a game manager, if Deshaun Watson should speak out about wanting a trade, and more on Russell Wilson.
Mar 05, 2021
Hour 1: Big Ben's Back
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Ben Roethlisberger is the worst QB in the AFC North, question if the Cowboys or the Texans are mishandling their QB situations more, then Todd McShay joins to talk about his latest mock draft, and which NBA team had the most impressive first half?
Mar 05, 2021
Hour 2: Believe In Baker?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Browns should believe in Baker Mayfield, question if Damian Lillard should leave Portland, discuss if the NBA has an officiating problem, and UFC Champion Israel Adesanya joins the show.
Mar 04, 2021
Hour 1: Not Too Jazzed
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Stephen A. & Max react to Donovan Mitchell's comments about the referees, question if Joel Embiid embarassed the Jazz, debate of James Harden should be league MVP, and should the Raiders move on from Derek Carr?
Mar 04, 2021
New Adventures
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss everything from the latest headlines out of the Bachelor/Bachelorette world to athletes making money moves. Plus, Chiney has some personal news to celebrate!
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 2: The Champ is Here!
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Stephen A, Max, Amanda Nunes and Rob Ninkovich discuss, what's next for the greatest UFC Women's fighter of all time, what JJ Watt brings to the Cardinals and if Dak is overplaying his hand.
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 1: Rising Suns
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Joe Montana debate what the Suns' win over the Lakers means, if the Cowboys are mismanaging the Dak situation and if the Celtics have turned a corner.
Mar 03, 2021
Jamie Foxx, Deion Sanders & Wayne Brady
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Stephen A. Smith is joined by Jamie Foxx as he talks about his new project on Disney Plus, Mike Tyson and more. Then, Deion Sanders joins the podcast to discuss why he decided to coach at Jackson State and what he is trying achieve. Finally, Wayne Brady chats about his new show and what life has been like during the pandemic
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 2: Game of Mahomes
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Stephen A, Max, Darius Leonard and Kimberly Martin debate which player is the most important in sports, what to expect from Carson Wentz with the Colts and much more!
Mar 02, 2021
Hour 1: Nets win in OT
2723
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper debate if Harden or Zion had the more impressive night, If JJ Watt is still elite and much more!
Mar 02, 2021
Hour 2: Go New York, Go New York, Go!
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Knicks are back, if LeBron was too nice in his response to Zlatan and which QB should have the most beef with his current team.
Mar 01, 2021
Hour 1: Warriors revenge?
2595
Stephen A, Max and Kimberly Martin debate if the Warriors will make the league pay once Klay gets back, if the Saints should want Drew Brees back and much more!
Mar 01, 2021
Hour 2: Dynamic Duo?
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Rob Ninkovich debate if Embiid and Simmons are among the elite duos in the NBA, if QB's wanting more input is a good thing and if Kobe should be the NBA logo.
Feb 26, 2021
Hour 1: Stay or Go?
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Stephen A, Max, Zion Williamson and Dan Orlovsky debate if Russell Wilson should stay in Seattle or go elsewhere, if Zion is being hacked too much and if Dak is worth $40 million a year.
Feb 26, 2021
Hour 2: Belichick yo self
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Louis Riddick debate if Bill Belichick will go scorched earth on the NFL next season, if Deshaun Watson and the Bears would make a good marriage and much more!
Feb 25, 2021
Hour 1: Lakers get Jazzed up
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Stephen A, Max and Mel Kiper debate if the Lakers should get a pass for the beating they took from the Jazz, if Brad Stevens should be on the hot seat and what the Jets should do with the number 2 overall pick.
Feb 25, 2021
Hour 2: More on Tiger Woods
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Stephen A. & Max talk to Gene Wojciechowski about Tiger Woods. Later Deion Sanders' sons interview him about being head coach at Jackson State, and later the guys and Kendrick Perkins tell us who the biggest All-Star snub was.
Feb 24, 2021
Hour 1: Tiger Woods Suffers Significant Injuries in Crash
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Stephen A. & Max give their reaction to Tiger Woods' car accident. Later the crew debates how important it is for Ben Roethlisberger to be a Pittsburgh Steeler, and question if the Cowboys should select a quarterback in the draft with their No. 10 pick.
Feb 24, 2021
Snoop Dogg, Chris Rock & Desus & Mero
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Stephen A Smith is joined by Snoop Dogg as they get into what projects he's working on, the spirit of the Lakers and more. Then, Chris Rock talks about the Nets' big three and his thoughts on the New York Knicks. Finally, Desus and Mero discuss how they went from podcast to hosting a late night tv show.
Feb 24, 2021
No Disrespect...
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney talk about podcast breakups, kids acting disrespectful, being territorial with jersey numbers, and more!
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 2: Bang for the Bucs
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Louis Riddick debate which of the Bucs free agents they should sign, if the Lakers are playing LeBron too much and if this should be Dak's last year in Dallas.
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 1: You play too much
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Stephen A, and Max debate if LeBron is playing too many minutes for the Lakers, if the Cowboys should franchise tag Dak again and if you would rather have Cam newton or Jameis Wintston next season.
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 2: Clout chasing
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Stephen A, and Max debate what happened when Cam Newton was seen on camera arguing with a 7 on 7 camper, if the Lakers are asking LeBron to do too much and who had the best dunk in NBA history.
Feb 22, 2021
Hour 1: Nothing but Nets
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Stephen A and Max debate if the Nets proved they are the best team in the league with their win over the Clippers, who's to blame for the Celtics struggles and if Wentz was a bust in Philly.
Feb 22, 2021
Hour 2: Net Gains
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Stephen A. & Max question if anyone can beat the Brooklyn Nets, debate if Damian Lillard is underappreciated after not being voted an All-Star starter, discuss what message the Nets sent after dominating the Lakers, and more on the Carson Wentz trade.
Feb 19, 2021
Hour 1: Nets Dominate Lakers
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Nets big win against the Lakers, debate who won the Carson Wentz trade, question if the Eagles QB situation is the worst in the NFC East, and the crew discusses what is wrong with Giannis and the Bucks.
Feb 19, 2021
Hour 2: Bye Eagles Bye.
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Stephen A, Max and Louis Riddick debate if the Nets and Lakers are a lock to play in the NBA Finals, and breaking news the Eagles trade Carson Wentz to the Colts.
Feb 18, 2021
Hour 1: End of the GOAT?
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Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate, if Naomi Osaka's win is the bigger story or Serena's losing, who's the GOAT of all GOATS and what Big Ben has left to prove.
Feb 18, 2021
Time To Apologize
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss the running theme of apologies. The ladies dive into everything from The Bachelor/Bachelorette drama to Urban Meyer catching criticism for his most recent hiring process.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 2: Trying A Different Way
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Stephen A. & Max question if Bruce Arians was taking a shot at Bill Belichick in his comments about Tom Brady, debate which team would give JJ Watt his best shot at winning a Super Bowl, then award-winning director Spike Lee joins the debate, and more.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 1: Big 1 In Brooklyn?
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Max & Stephen A. debate if James Harden is the biggest factor in the Nets Big 3 after his performance vs. the Suns, question if the NBA should cancel the All-Star game this year, react to what the Panthers are rumored to be willing to give up to trade for Deshaun Watson, and discuss if it would be better for the Eagles to keep or trade Carson Wentz.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 2: Best in the West
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate who the biggest threat to Lakers is in the West, if Blake Griffin is washed and who will be starting at QB for the 49ers next season.
Feb 16, 2021
Hour 1: Draymond sounds off
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Stephen A and Max debate if Draymond was right about the way players are covered when they ask for a trade, if Dak Prescott is worth $40 million a year and who will play QB next season for the Bears.
Feb 16, 2021
Hour 2: Dame time
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Stephen A, Max and Kimberly Martin debate what Dame Lillard's big game against the Mavericks means, if LeBron James can be considered a flopper and who is going to play quarterback next season for the New York Jets.
Feb 15, 2021
Hour 1: Brow down
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Stephen A and Max debate if the Lakers should be worried about AD's injury, if Dak is staying in Dallas and how Urban Meyer looks for hiring Chris Doyle.
Feb 15, 2021
Hour 2: Curry is Cookin'
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate if Steph Curry should be considered for NBA MVP, and question who is the biggest threat to the Lakers. Later, UFC President Dana White joins to talk this weekend's fights and then NFL Network's Kyle Brandt joins the tell Max where the top QB's on the carousel will end up.
Feb 12, 2021
Hour 1: Texans Star Gets Released
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Max & Keyshawn Johnson react to J.J. Watt being released from the Texans, debate if Patrick Mahomes had a better overall season than Tom Brady, and talk about Urban Meyer hiring controversial coach Chris Doyle. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss which member of the Nets is under the most pressure for the team to win.
Feb 12, 2021
Hour 2: Playoff Lenny
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Stephen A, Max and Leonard Fournette debate if Steph curry is the closest thing the NBA has to Patrick Mahomes, if Fournette should run it back with the Bucs and if Buster Douglass had the greatest upset in sports history.
Feb 11, 2021
hour 1: Dak up and leave?
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Stephen A, and Max debate which team should try to pry Dak from the Cowboys, if how Deshaun Watson should feel about the Texans and who is the Key player for the Nets?
Feb 11, 2021
Hour 2: H-U, YOU KNOW!
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Max Kellerman, LaVonte David, Kendrick Perkins and Terrence J debate who's a better big shot maker; Kyrie or Steph, if the Bucs and run it back next season and who's the GOAT of basketball and hip hop.
Feb 10, 2021
Hour 1: DangerRUSS game
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Max Kellerman, Ryan Clark, Kendrick Parkins and Todd McShay debate if Russell Wilson should have more input on the Seahawks personnel decisions, why the Cowboys left Dak out of their hype video and how Todd sees the top of the NFL Draft shaking out.
Feb 10, 2021
First Disagreement, First Guest!
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss some Super Bowl pettiness, how they disagree about the halftime show, and they even get their very first guest; the NFL's first female to referee a Super Bowl, Sarah Thomas.
Feb 10, 2021
Hour 2: Can LeBron Catch Brady?
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Max and Kendrick Perkins discuss what LeBron needs to do to catch Brady in the GOAT discussion, and question if LeBron proved himself to be league MVP after his performance against the Thunder last night. Jeff Saturday joins to talk about what team gives Carson Wentz the best chance to rebound from a bad year, and could any other QB have done what Brady did with the Bucs this season?
Feb 09, 2021
Hour 1: Where's Dak?
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Max and Marcus Spears tell us if they have a problem with the Cowboys' social media team leaving Dak Prescott out of their 2021 hype video, debate if Tom Brady's playoff run was the best ever, question if there's a problem with the way the Texans are handling Deshaun Watson, and wonder if Patrick Mahomes can get back into the GOAT conversation.
Feb 09, 2021
Hour 2: What had happened was...
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if this Super Bowl was more about the Bucs dominance or the Chiefs playing poorly, if Mahomes will get his revenge next season and much more!
Feb 08, 2021
Hour 1: Bucs win the Super Bowl
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Bucs beatdown of the Chiefs was a surprise, if Brady put the GOAT debate to rest and much more!
Feb 08, 2021
Hour 2: Put it on wax!
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate which team has the defensive advantage in the Super Bowl and who will win it all on Sunday.
Feb 05, 2021
Hour 1: GWOAT?
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Derrick Henry debate if Tom Brady should be considered the greatest winner of all time if the Bucs win the Super Bowl, if LeBron should want to play the All-Star game and what's going through Derrrick Henry's mind as he destroys defenders with his stiff arms.
Feb 05, 2021
Hour 2: That's my quarterback
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Stephen A, Max, Louis Riddick and Dan Orlovsky debate, if the Dak is more important to the Cowboys than Jerry Jones, what Carson Wentz's trade value is and more !
Feb 04, 2021
Hour 1: COVID Cuts
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Stephen A, Max, Louis Riddick and Stefon Diggs discuss what the Chiefs should do about the team COVID scare so close to the Super Bowl and more!
Feb 04, 2021
Hour 2: HBCU Wednesday
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Stephen A, Max and DeVonta Smith discuss the impact and importance of HBCUs, DeVonta's journey the Heisman Trophy and much more!
Feb 03, 2021
Hour 1: Nets looking like a champion
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Stephen A, Max and Christian McCaffrey debate if the Nets can win a Championship, who should be favored to win the super bowl and much more!
Feb 03, 2021
One Super Bowl, Two Karens, & Many Cheetos
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss everything from their most memorable Super Bowl stories to exposing some Karens. They even get into some of the latest social media trends and an unlikely place you're finding professional athletes!
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 2: Courtside Karen Gets Kicked Out
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Stephen A. & Max react to Danny Amendola's comments that Tom Brady is the Patriot way, and debate if LeBron's courtside heckler should have been ejected last night, and 49ers tight end George Kittle joins to talk about his team and the Super Bowl, plus wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin makes a surprise appearance.
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 1: Timeless Tom Brady
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Stephen A. & Max debate if we should take Tom Brady seriously when he says he'd consider playing past the age of 45, discuss if Aaron Rodgers' time with the Packers will end badly, plus former all-pro defensive end Jared Allen joins to talk about the Super Bowl.
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 2: Is LeBron More Influential Than MJ?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if LeBron is more influential than Michael Jordan, discuss if Klay Thompson will ever win another championship, react to Eagles new head coach Nick Sirianni's press conference, and more NFL topics.
Feb 01, 2021
Hour 1: Most Valuable QB
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes is more valuable to their team, react to the blockbuster trade that sends Jared Goff to Detroit and Matthew Stafford to LA, the crew discusses if we should be worried about the Nets, and do they think Deshaun Watson is willing out to sit out a season?
Feb 01, 2021
Hour 2: Deshaun and the Dawg Pound
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Stephen A. & Max react to Baker Mayfield clapping back at fans who want the Browns to trade to Deshaun Watson, and the guys talk about the Heat's struggles after their trip to the Finals last season. Then, Hall of Fame coach Jimmy Johnson and Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders join.
Jan 29, 2021
Hour 1: Elementary, My Dear Watson
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Stephen A. & Max debate what team would be a best fit for Deshaun Watson, react to spicy Patrick Mahomes comments from Tony Romo, and talk about the recent Lakers losses and what it means for LeBron's MVP chances.
Jan 29, 2021
Hour 2: Texans Struggle
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Stephen A, Max, and Damien Woody discuss more on the latest with Deshaun Watson, Chad Wheeler's domestic violence incident, and who do you trust more between Mahomes or Brady.
Jan 28, 2021
Hour 1: Watson Trade Request
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First Take reacts to breaking news with Deshaun Watson requesting a trade from the Houston Texans, what the 76ers proved last night against the Lakers, and much more!
Jan 28, 2021
Hour 2: Brady's Super Bowl Runs
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First Take discusses if this is Tom Brady's most impressive Super Bowl run, Aaron Rodgers shuts down the rumors, and much more!
Jan 27, 2021
Hour 1: Man to Beat
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Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron is the man to beat for the NBA MVP, what is the best destination for Bradley Beal, and Curt Schilling not getting into the Hall of Fame.
Jan 27, 2021
Legacies.
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Welcome to the second episode of First Take, Her Take. Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss a wide range of topics including a recap of the Championship Sunday games with a look-ahead to the Super Bowl, remembering the great Kobe Bryant, highlighting some talented women in sports, and more.
Jan 27, 2021
Hour 2: Mamba Forever
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Stephen A, Max, Dustin Poirier and Jeff Saturday discuss the legacy and impact of Kobe Bryant, how Poirier was able to shock the world by knocking out Conor McGregor and which QB would you take ahead of Lamar Jackson?
Jan 26, 2021
Hour 1: Packing up and leaving?
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper Jr debate if there's any chance the Packers let Aaron Rodgers go, what Mel was thinking in his latest mock draft and which NBA stars are feeling the pressure of knocking off the king.
Jan 26, 2021
Hour 2: Mahomes Sweet Home
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if Mahomes can be the Goat if he loses this Super Bowl, who's to blame for the Packers loss to the Bucks if anyone was shocked by Conor McGregor getting KO'd.
Jan 25, 2021
Hour 1: No Pack No!
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers choked in the NFC Championship game, what Tom Brady proved by reaching the Super Bowl and more!
Jan 25, 2021
Hour 2: Remembering Hank Aaron
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Stephen A. & Max react to LeBron's performance against the Bucks last night. Later, the crew reacts to the passing of Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron. Tim Kirkjian and Howard Bryant also join to remember the legend.
Jan 22, 2021
Hour 1: Battle of the G.O.A.T.s
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Stephen A. and Max predict if Tom Brady and the Bucs will beat Aaron Rodgers in the Packers, debate if Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen have more at stake this weekend, question how much pressure is on the Texans to hire a black coach, and react to Dan Campbell's Lions presser.
Jan 22, 2021
Hour 2: Mcgregor Returns
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First Take debates who in MMA has had the bigger impact between McGregor and Bones Jones, how should Phillip Rivers be remembered, and much more.
Jan 21, 2021
Hour 1: Dynamic Trio
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Stephen A. and Max discuss what was the biggest worry after Nets Big 3 debut, if Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen are more valuable to team, and Shaq joins the show!
Jan 21, 2021
Hour 2: Set Free Richardson
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Domonique Foxworth, Damien Woody, Kimberly Martin and Set Free Richardson discuss how the Play For Change campaign is inspired by players trying to make a difference, which qb you would like to have with 1 game to win and much more!
Jan 20, 2021
Hour 1: End of the Rivers
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Damien Woody, Domonique Foxworth and Kendrick Perkins debate what the Colts will do now that Philip Rivers has retired, who will win the AFC championship game and what impact Kyrie will have in his return to the Nets.
Jan 20, 2021
Empowerment.
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Welcome to the first episode of First Take, Her Take. Hosts Chiney, Kimberley, and Charly discuss a wide range of topics including the New York Mets firing their GM Jared Porter, Deshaun Watson wanting to leave Houston while James Harden found a way out, who will we see in this year's Super Bowl, and more.
Jan 20, 2021
Hour 2: WNBA players creating change
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Stephen A, Max, Chiney Ogwumike and Jeff Saturday debate why it was important for the WNBA players to push for change, if the Chiefs are in trouble against the Bills on Sunday and much more.
Jan 19, 2021
Hour 1: Net Gains
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if KD and Harden is a championship duo with or without Kyrie, who looks bad in the DeShaun Watson/Texans beef and much more!
Jan 19, 2021
Hour 2: Brees Future
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First Take discusses what this loss means for Drew Brees now, if the Nets will go to the finals with or without Kyrie, and much more.
Jan 18, 2021
Hour 1: Bucs Shine
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Stephen A and Max debate if they were impressed by the Bucs or disappointed by the Saints, how did the Brown lose to the Chiefs, and much more.
Jan 18, 2021
Hour 2: Under Pressure QBs
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Stephen A. gives his list of the top-5 QBs who have the most to lose this weekend, then Max and Stephen A. debate which player match-up in the Rams and Packers game will be the most important. UFC legend Daniel Cormier joins to talk about this weekend's fights, and more.
Jan 15, 2021
Hour 1: Jaguars & Jets Get Their Guys
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Urban Meyer or Robert Saleh were better hires, Ryan Clark returns to discuss if the Browns are more likely to get blown out or keep it close with the Chiefs, and does the crew believe that Lamar Jackson will pull off the upset in Buffalo?
Jan 15, 2021
Hour 2: Houston, We Have A Winner?
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Stephen A. & Max talk to Richard Jefferson to determine if the Rockets won the James Harden trade, then the guys discuss if Aaron Donald is more important for the Rams than Jared Goff, and in the final block UFC President Dana White joins to discuss this weekend's big fight and Connor McGregor's next fight, and more.
Jan 14, 2021
Hour 1: Brooklyn Big 3
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Stephen A. & Max react to the blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to the Nets to play with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Then the crew talks to Damien Woody to debate how much pressure Patrick Mahomes is under this weekend, and later the guys argue which match-up is the true marquee game this weekend: Lamar Jackson vs Josh Allen or Drew Brees vs Tom Brady?
Jan 14, 2021
Hour 2: Covid Problems
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First Take reacts to George Hill's comments on the strict NBA guidelines due to Covid-19, if Lamar is more likely to thrive this weekend versus the Bills, and much more!
Jan 13, 2021
Hour 1: Worth the Drama?
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Stephen A. and Max discuss if Kyrie is worth all the drama he's causing, James Harden's harsh comments about the Rockets, and much more!
Jan 13, 2021
Hour 2: Justin time
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate, where Justin Fields should be drafted, if Dan Quinn is a good fit for the Cowboys and if the Colts should trade for Carson Wentz.
Jan 12, 2021
Hour 1: Roll Tide
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Stephen A, Max and Joey Galloway debate if the Jets should take Devonta Smith at #2, if this Alabama championship should have an asterisk and if the Eagles made the right move in firing Doug Pederson.
Jan 12, 2021
Hour 2: O! H! or Roll Tide?
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Stephen A, Max, Jesse Palmer and Ryan Clark debate if Buckeyes can stop the Crimson Tide in the National Championship game, if Josh Allen can lead the Bills to the Super Bowl and much more!
Jan 11, 2021
Hour 1: Steel Curtains
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate what happened to the Steelers, if Lamar has proved his doubters wrong and if we should be worried about Brady and the Bucs.
Jan 11, 2021
Hour 2: Two Americas
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First Take reacts to LeBron's comments saying "we live in two Americas," if the Rams are bigger Super Bowl contenders than the Seahawks, and much more!
Jan 08, 2021
Hour 1: Playoff Preview
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Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark debate if Washington can beat Tom Brady and the Buccaneers, if the Titans will eliminate the Ravens again, and Tim Tebow joins the show.
Jan 08, 2021
Hour 2: Reacting to the Riots Part II
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Stephen A. and Max and Domonique Foxworth react to the riots at the Capitol yesterday. Political commentator Angela Rye joins to give her perspective.
Jan 07, 2021
Hour 1: Reacting to the Riots
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Stephen A. and Max react to the riots at the Capitol yesterday. Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera joins the discussion, and more.
Jan 07, 2021
Hour 2: Lebron Speaks Out
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Max Kellerman, Ryan Clark, and Domonique Foxworth react to Lebron speaking out on the recent Jacob Blake decision, if the 76ers should reject all Harden trade offers, and much more!
Jan 06, 2021
Hour 1: In Shake and Bake
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Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark discuss if Baker can lead the Browns to upset the Steelers, if Tom Brady is under most pressure this weekend, and much more!
Jan 06, 2021
Hour 2: Bad News Browns
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate what the Browns will do now that Kevin Stephanski has tested positive for COVID-19 and can not coach the team in thier playoff game against the Steelers, who's Stephen A's current MVP and much more!
Jan 05, 2021
Hour 1: Giant cry babies
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper Jr debate if Joe Judge was right about the Eagles' play on Sunday night, who should be the first quarterback taken in the draft and if New York fans should be excited about the Knicks and Nets' hot starts.
Jan 05, 2021
Hour 2: Steph did what?
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate what Steph Curry's 62 point game means, what's next for the Eagles and if Derrick Henry is the most valuable non quarterback in the league.
Jan 04, 2021
Hour 1: NFC Least
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Eagles were trying to win against Washington, who should fix Adam Gase's mess with the Jets and if the Browns will make noise in the playoffs.
Jan 04, 2021
Hour 1: Who's the Real MVP?
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark debate if LeBron or Mahomes is the MVP of 2020, CFP Semifinals preview, and who gets credit if Browns make the playoffs.
Jan 01, 2021
Hour 2: It Takes Tua to Tang?
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark discuss if Tua can lead the Dolphins to playoffs without Ryan Fitzpatrick, what could stop the Packers in the playoffs, and much more!
Jan 01, 2021
Hour 2: NFC East Turned Beast?
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Domonique Foxworth & Kimberly Martin debate which NFC East team can get a playoff win, Paul Finebaum comes to talk about the upcoming College Football Playoff games, then the crew debates if Lamar Jackson is under the most pressure to reach the playoffs, and Kendrick Perkins joins to debate who is the best player on the Celtics roster.
Dec 31, 2020
Hour 1: Historic Night In San Antonio
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Domonique Foxworth & Kendrick Perkins react to Becky Hammon becoming the first woman to act as an NBA head coach in a regular season game, and question if LeBron James is the most accomplished player in the league. Louis Riddick joins to talk about which QB has the best shot at beating Aaron Rodgers at Lambeau Field, and the crew discusses if Kyler Murray needs to reach the playoffs to be considered elite.
Dec 31, 2020
Hour 2: Who's the Top Gun?
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark, and Kimberly Martin debate if Mahomes has surpassed Aaron Rodgers yet, if the Bucs season is a failure if they don't reach Super Bowl, and much more!
Dec 30, 2020
Hour 1: In Big Ben We Trust
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark discuss how much should you trust Big Ben in the playoffs, if Baker or Lamar is under more pressure, and much more!
Dec 30, 2020
Hour 2: Nothing but Nets
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Domonique Foxworth, Mina Kimes and Kendrick Perkins debate how far the Nets can go without Spencer Dinnwidie, how concerned the Rams should be about Goff's injury and much more!
Dec 29, 2020
Hour 1: Bill misses Tom
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Domonique Foxworth, Mina Kimes and Marcus Spears debate if the Bills will rule the AFC East now, what happened to Dwyane Haskins in Washington and more!
Dec 29, 2020
Hour 2: Paper Clips
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate what the Clippers blow out loss to the Mavericks means, if Jalen Hurts has won the Eagles QB job going forward and if Jets fans should be upset about not getting the number 1 pick in the draft.
Dec 28, 2020
Hour 1: Brown n out
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark and Dan Orlovsky debate, why the Browns couldn't beat the Jets, if the Chiefs are a lock for the Super Bowl and which team will win the NFC East.
Dec 28, 2020
Hour 2: Have An MVP-Caliber Christmas
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Luka Doncic or LeBron James is more valuable to their teams. 76ers Head Coach Do Rivers joins to talk about Sixers expectations, plus the crew goes over what some NBA teams and stars want most on their Christmas lists.
Dec 25, 2020
Hour 1: Merry Christmas From First Take!
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Mavericks are a threat to the Lakers in the West, and if the Nets should be concerned about the Celtics. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban joins to talk about Luka Doncic and his team's chances for the title. Plus, will the Clippers get revenge on the Nuggets on Christmas Day?
Dec 25, 2020
Hour 2: Young Stars Shine
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Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Suns were more impressive than the Mavericks in the opener, Damien Woody joins to discuss the biggest thing that needs to be seen from the Saints this weekend, and then Perk returns to tell us if Zion Williamson can be the best player in the NBA and more.
Dec 24, 2020
Hour 1: Luck Of The Irish?
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate if the Celtics proved they are better than the Bucks, and question if the Rockets should sit James Harden. Louis Riddick joins to discuss if Ben Roethlisberger is to blame for the Steelers struggles, and talk about who will win the NFC East.
Dec 24, 2020
Hour 2: Between A Rock & A Harden Place
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Stephen A. & Max discuss if James Harden's antics are impacting his trade value, react to Daryl Morey's comments about his tweet about China, Stephen A. gives his top 5 teams in the NFL this week, plus, who is under the most pressure in the East and West? Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss.
Dec 23, 2020
Hour 1: Nothing But Nets
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Nets need James Harden after a dominant showing against the Warriors, discuss if the Clippers are the biggest threat to the Lakers, talk about the biggest issues for the Steelers, and question what is going on with the Washington Football Team.
Dec 23, 2020
Hour 2: Ball-In
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Max, Domonique Foxworth and Kendrick Perkins debate who is the team you trust most in the AFC North, what happens next with Carson Wentz in Philly and who needs to win the NBA championship this season the most.
Dec 22, 2020
Hour 1: Steel Pity
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Max, Domonique Foxworth, Marcus Spears and Kendrick Perkins debate what's wrong with the Steelers, if the Lakers are a safe bet to win the NBA championship and if Kevin Durant will be the best player in the East this year.
Dec 22, 2020
Hour 2: Adam Silver joins the show
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Stephen A, Max and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver discuss the tip off of the NBA season, COVID-19 protocol for the season and much more!
Dec 21, 2020
Hour 1: Chiefs Brees by the Saints
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Saints brought Drew Brees back too early, If Cam Newton should want to play in New England after this season and why winning was the worst thing for the Jets to do this weekend.
Dec 21, 2020
Hour 2: Tebow Time
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First Take discuss if Florida has a chance against Alabama this weekend, if they have more faith in Cam or Tua on Sunday, and Brady/Arians relationship progressing.
Dec 18, 2020
Hour 1: Brees is Back
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Stephen A and Max react to Drew Bees making his return start this Sunday, if Justin Herbert is a top-6 QB, and tampering issues with Kawhi.
Dec 18, 2020
Hour 2: Are we there yet?
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate how far the Bucks have to make it this year to justify Giannis' contract, if we should worry if the Lakers start slow, and if one more rink puts LeBron on GOAT status.
Dec 17, 2020
Hour 1: The real MVP
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if Aaron Rodgers or Patrick Mahomes should be the MVP right now, if it's Harden or the Rockets that looks worse in this breakup and much more!
Dec 17, 2020
Hour 2: He's no Steph Curry
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if Damian Lillard is the best point guard in the NBA, LeBron's comments on Giannis signing the supermax extension and more!
Dec 16, 2020
Hour 1: Giannis gets the bag
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate what it means that Giannis resigned with the Bucks, if James Harden has too much power in Houston and how much pressure is on Jalen Hurts?
Dec 16, 2020
Pawn Shop
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First Take react to Kyrie Irving speaking to reporters explaining media boycott, if it was a bigger statement by Lamar or Baker, and NBA season preview with James Harden drama.
Dec 15, 2020
AFC North Thriller
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Stephen A. and Max discuss what did Lamar Jackson prove last night, if Dak should want to keep McCarthy. and Stephen's A top 5 NFL teams .
Dec 15, 2020
Brady or the Baaaaaad Man
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers will be the most important players to their team in the NFC playoffs, question if Kyrie and Kevin Durant together are a recipe for drama and disaster, and discuss if it's time to lose faith in the Steelers. Plus, should Carson Wentz be traded before next season, and will the Ravens or Browns prevail on Monday Night Football.
Dec 14, 2020
The Truth Hurts
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz is done in Philly after Jalen Hurts delivers a win vs. the Saints, the Steelers struggle again in a loss to the Bills, the guys question if anyone can beat the Chiefs, and discuss who is the best of the bunch in the NFC East.
Dec 14, 2020
Keeping it PG13 in LA
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Stephen A. & Max discuss if the Clippers' championship window has closed or if Paul George and Kawhi Leonard can beat LeBron, debate if Eagles fans should worry about Jalen Hurts against the brutal Saints defense, question if this weekend's game means more for the Bills or the Steelers, and Domonique Foxworth thinks Marvin Lewis should be at the top of the list when it comes to NFL hiring searches.
Dec 11, 2020
It's A Cam Shame
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Cam Newton is done being an elite quarterback after a poor showing in a loss to the Rams, plus, did Paul George deserve his big extension with the Clippers?, and is this Sunday a must-win for Tom Brady and the Buccaneers?
Dec 11, 2020
The toughest chips
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate if LeBron's two titles were the toughest to win in NBA history, if the Bucs will miss the playoffs and who will win the NFC West.
Dec 10, 2020
Should Dak Come back?
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate if Dak should want to play in Dallas, if the Pats can upset the Rams and if Kevin Durant will be the most scrutinized player in the NBA this season.
Dec 10, 2020
Jerry holding back Dak
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First Take dives deep on Jerry Jones' comments on Dak avoiding hits in the future, if Wentz will be a quality starter again, and Stephen's A-list is revealed for the top 5 NFL teams.
Dec 09, 2020