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 Apr 16, 2021

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 Jan 4, 2019
one of the best day to day football and sports show I have listen to.

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The Rich Eisen Show mixes sports analysis with pop culture, humor and interviews. The show attracts the most recognizable names including Tom Brady, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Regina King, Aaron Rodgers and Morgan Freeman. Now in its sixth year, the Emmy-nominated show originates out of Los Angeles, airing weekdays Noon-3pm ET/9am-Noon PT on SiriusXM and NBC Sports on Peacock TV. As Eisen said, “After all these years of seeing TV add ten pounds, I’m hoping phones and tablets will only add five.” And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen.

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Erin Andrews: Thrown Into The Deep End
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Rich is joined by Erin Andrews of the NFL on FOX. Listen in as Erin takes Rich on a deep dive of her beginnings as a rink side reporter of the Tampa Bay Lightning and how then Head Coach John Tortorella gave her a great piece of advice that Erin still uses to this day. Erin also talks about her days at ESPN, how she ended up at FOX and how she would handle Richard Sherman's, "don't you ever talk about me!" moment differently. All that and a lot more in this episode of Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
REShow: Shawne Merriman - Hour 3 (09-24-21)
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The guys react to the Ryder Cup where Bryson DeChambeau plunked a fan with one of his errant monster drives, and a caller offers an (unwelcomed) critique of TJ Jefferson’s Hour 2 list of Top 5 Spawn of Stars. Former All-Pro NFL linebacker-turned-MMA entrepreneur Shawne Merriman and Rich discuss the Chargers changed mentality under new head coach Brandon Staley and what it will take for them to grow their fan base in Los Angeles, Tom Brady’s incredible run of success and longevity, reveals an incredible story about how worried the Chargers were about the Patriots spying on them when they played in New England, and says why you should never say your hotel room number out loud when surrounded by hungry and thirsty NFL offensive linemen. Rich lists his 3 ‘Under the Radar’ games for NFL Week 3 including the Bills hosting the Washington Football Team, Saints at the Patriots and Seahawks vs Vikings while Chris Brockman offers up his three ‘Sneaky Good Games” including the Ravens at Lions, Chargers at Chiefs and the Cardinals at the Jaguars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
REShow: Jalen Hurts and James Harrison - Hour 2 (09-24-21)
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Eagles QB Jalen Hurts tells Rich what’s different between this year and his rookie season, what new head coach Nick Sirianni brings to the team, how he’s preparing to face the Cowboys in Monday Night Football’s NFC East showdown, and whys his mindset didn’t change once was named Philly’s starting QB. Former All-Pro Linebacker James Harrison and Rich discuss his improbable ‘A Football Life’ journey from NFL practice-squad player to 2-time Super Bowl champion, why the perceived rift between Bill Belichick and Tom Brady is a media fabrication, and how the Steelers should adjust their offense with Ben Roethlisberger approaching the end of the line. TJ Jefferson lists his Top 5 Spawns of Stars among Kobe Bryant, Barry Bonds, The Rock, Michael Douglas and Peyton Manning. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
REShow: Emmanuel Acho - Hour 1 (09-24-21)
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Rich recaps the Carolina Panthers’ Thursday Night Football win over the Houston Texans and rookie QB Davis Mills, and puts on his Jets fan hat to react to Sam Darnold improving to 3-0 in Carolina after his disastrous tenure in New York. FOX Sports Host & Analyst Emmanuel Acho and Rich discuss if Justin Fields can permanently win the Bears’ starting QB job from Andy Dalton and what Baker Mayfield still has to prove in order to take the Browns to the next level, if the NFL’s emphasis on Taunting penalties is a waste of time, how the new NIL rules are changing the College Football landscape, and why he’s sky high on his Rams-Chiefs Super Bowl prediction heading into NFL Week 3. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why he’s picking the Rams to knock off Buccaneers in their big Week 3 matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 24, 2021
REShow: Graham Rahal and Michael Smith - Hour 3 (09-23-21)
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Rich reacts to the news that Lamar Jackson actually hurt his hip when doing that 100% completely unnecessary flip when scoring a rushing TD against the Chiefs on Monday Night, and weighs in on Urban Meyer’s bumpy start to his NFL career and if the Jaguars’ head coach would be better off going back to the college game, possibly taking the USC job. IndyCar Driver Graham Rahal drops by the studio to talk with Rich about the upcoming Long Beach Grand Prix, and to kick off their annual Ohio State-Michigan trash talk rivalry. ‘Brother from Another’ Co-host Michael Smith tells Rich why he’s not buying Doc Rivers’ comments saying the 76ers want to keep Ben Simmons on the team after the Sixers’ PG requested a trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
REShow: Steve Smith Sr. and Jeffrey Dean Morgan - Hour 2 (09-23-21)
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NFL Network Analyst Steve Smith Sr. and Rich discuss the Texans’ refusal to play Deshaun Watson and Watson’s refusal to play for the Texans in the face of the team’s injury-depleted QB depth chart and why their next opponent, the 2-0 Carolina Panthers, are for real, his takeaways about Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes after the Ravens’ Monday Night Football win over the Chiefs, and his reaction to being a nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 and what it means for his family. Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan tells Rich why he’s beyond frustrated by his beloved Seahawks blowing that big 2nd half lead to the Titans in Week 2 and why his fantasy football team’s name is SUPER lame but about to change for the better, and why he wants his iconic ‘Walking Dead’ Negan character to go down swinging when the AMC zombie drama wraps up its run in 2022. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour remarking on Bruce Springsteen’s birthday and how The Boss is still going strong at 72-years-old. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt - Hour 1 (09-23-21)
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Rich reflects on the 20th anniversary of Tom Brady stepping in for an injured Drew Bledsoe, how his career reshaped the NFL history books, and why everyone’s already talking about TB12’s Week 4 return to New England when the Buccaneers visit Bill Belichick and the Patriots. ‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Kyle Brandt tells Rich why Justin Fields getting the Week 3 start for the Bears is a big deal and why it’s a HUGE deal for Head Coach Matt Nagy, why he’s hoping for the Justin Herbert and the Chargers to challenge the Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs this season, and if the Raiders are a legit AFC West contender. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the Ryder Cup competition and wonder if Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau can get along and play nice together for the US team this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
REShow: Cody & Brandi Rhodes - Hour 3 (09-22-21)
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Rich weighs in on Justin Fields being named the Bears’ starting QB for Week 3 and why getting the rookie on the field sooner will make him and Chicago better in the long run. All Elite Wrestling’s Cody and Brandi Rhodes and Rich discuss their new reality show ‘Rhodes to the Top’ on TNT, AEW’s rapid growth and the return of CM Punk to professional wrestling. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the latest list of nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
REShow: D.J. Graham and Doc Rivers - Hour 2 (09-22-21)
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Rich reacts to the Bears officially naming Justin Fields their starting QB for Week 3 with Andy Dalton ruled out with a knee injury. (timestamp).      (timestamp).    Rich presents Oklahoma CB D.J. Graham with this week’s ‘Gorilla Glue Toughest Player on Planet Earth’ award after his mind-blowing, one-handed interception saved OU’s win over Nebraska and kept the Sooners in the hunt for a berth in the College Football Playoff at the end of the season. Philadelphia 76ers Head Coach Doc Rivers tells Rich that the Sixers are doing everything they can to mend fences with disgruntled PG Ben Simmons to bring him back into the fold for the 2021-22 season, what he learned while narrating the new documentary podcast ‘It Was Said: Sports’ and the stories behind some of the most memorable speeches in sports history, and why his beloved Bears should be patient with rookie QB Justin Fields. The guys wrap up the hour debating which 4 quarterbacks they choose for their Mount Rushmore of all-time NFL quarterbacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (09-22-21)
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Rich explains which 1-1 NFL teams are “on the edge” with pivotal games in Week 3 including the Steelers, Seahawks, Bears and Dolphins. NFL Insider Ian Rapoport tells Rich how long the Dolphins can expect to be without Tua Tagovailoa who’s out with fractured ribs and how much time, if any at all, Ben Roethlisberger and TJ Watt will miss for the Steelers, if there’s been any interest in free agent QB Cam Newton, when Saints WR Michael Thomas will return from his off-season surgery, Brandon Aiyuk’s diminished role with the 49ers after a promising rookie season, and if the NFL is overreacting with its emphasis on flagging Taunting this season. Rich and the guys debate NFL Taunting and if it’s a good thing for the game or a waste of time that should be overlooked. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2021
REShow: Jimmy Garoppolo - Hour 3 (09-21-21)
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San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo and Rich discuss what it’s like being the Niners’ starting QB with the team’s QB of the future, Trey Lance, looking over his shoulder, what advice he has for Packers’ heir apparent quarterback Jordan Love as he sits behind Aaron Rodgers and if he would ever seek out Tom Brady for advice, how this year’s team compares to the 49ers’ last Super Bowl team, and what it’s like having the spirited TE George Kittle in the huddle. Chris Brockman recaps the latest NFL injury updates and the guys react to Aaron Rodgers’ Roy Kent-inspired postgame comments after the Packers win over the Lions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2021
REShow: Chris Long - Hour 2 (09-21-21)
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Two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long and Rich discuss the Peyton-Eli Manning Monday Night Football telecast, Tom Brady’s mind-bending longevity, and which team has the best chance to unseat the Buccaneers this season. Rich reacts to Peyton Manning’s claims that NFL teams (ahem Patriots) were using microphones in opponent’s locker rooms to glean game plan information. In his weekly ‘4 Downs’ segment Rich weighs in on the Steelers offense in the face of Ben Roethlisberger’s latest injury, the Rams new dynamic duo of Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp, if the AFC West is wide open after years of Chiefs’ dominance, and if Tom Brady can throw for 55 touchdowns this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 1 (09-21-21)
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Rich recaps the Packers’ awakening in their Monday Night Football romp over the Lions and explains why their Week 1 clunker is not likely to be repeated anytime soon. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the injures to Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and Colts QB Carson Wentz, if the injury-depleted Texans would consider starting embattled QB Deshaun Watson, if the Packers are doing enough to keep Aaron Rodgers around for longer than this season, and why the Bears have been reluctant to start rookie QB Justin Fields. Rich and Sixers fan TJ Jefferson debate who’s to blame for Ben Simmons’ troubles in Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2021
REShow: Aqib Talib - Hour 3 (09-20-21)
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Rich breaks down the Cardinals' thrilling win over the Vikings and explains to a caller why he’s jumping the gun by giving up on Zach Wilson after the Jets rookie’s ugly 4-interception game in Week 2. Chris Brockman runs through the latest on the NFL injury front including updates on Andy Dalton, Carson Wentz, Tua Tagovailoa, TJ Watt, Tyrod Taylor, and others. FOX Sports NFL Analyst and 5-time Pro Bowl CB Aqib Talib tells Rich why he’d pick Kyler Murray among the bevy of talented NFC West QB’s if he needed a quarterback to win one game, what sets Tom Brady apart from other great QBs, what John Harbaugh’s decision to go for it on 4th down to seal the win over the Chiefs means for the Ravens' morale, and what it was like to call a game with Gus Johnson while wearing his “nude” colored suit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
REShow: Hour 2 (09-20-21)
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Jets fan Rich breaks down the “brutal” 4-interception day suffered by New York rookie QB Zach Wilson in his first head-to-head matchup against Patriots’ rookie QB Mac Jones, and explains why Andy Dalton’s injury opens the door for Justin Fields to permanently stake his claim to the Bears’ starting QB job. In his Week 2 ‘Overreaction Monday’ segment Rich weighs in on Tom Brady, Ezekiel Elliott, Justin Fields, who wins the AFC West, if the Cardinals are the best team in the NFC West, and if the Jets should have kept Sam Darnold. Rich wraps up the hour recapping the weekend in College Football including his reaction to one of his biggest pet peeves: when a coach calls a Goal Line Fade play while in the red zone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
REShow: Aaron Rodgers - Hour 1 (09-20-21)
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Rich recaps yet another thrilling NFL primetime game, this one seeing Patrick Mahomes’ Kansas City Chiefs falling short against Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens, and recaps the Dallas Cowboys’ road win (with a little help from the refs) over the Los Angeles Chargers. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers tells Rich about his love of ‘Ted Lasso’ and why he could be the NFL’s version of the uncensored/highly-profane Roy Kent after he retires, what it was like hosting ‘Jeopardy!,’ how Green Bay’s front office was able to regain his trust after a tumultuous offseason with the 3-Time NFL MVP, and what advice Tom Brady gave him about his football future during their ‘The Match’ golf competition. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the Broncos and Raiders hot starts to become the AFC’s only 2-0 teams, and how the Titans were able to come back on the road against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2021
Joe Buck: I'd Rather Be Working
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Rich Eisen sits down with friend and fellow broadcaster, Joe Buck, of the NFL on FOX. Joe takes us through his early years learning from his father, the great Jack Buck, how working with Hall of Famers Troy Aikman and John Smoltz have helped create a brotherhood that keeps him sharp and how he hates off days. All that and more in today's episode of just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
REShow: Ray Liotta - Hour 3 (09-17-21)
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Rich lists his top three ‘Under the Radar’ games for NFL Week 2 including the Rams vs Colts, Chiefs vs Ravens, and Cowboys vs Chargers. Emmy Award-winning actor Ray Liotta tells Rich why viewers will enjoy the much-anticipated ‘Sopranos’ prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ even if they’ve never seen a second of the acclaimed HBO drama, how he (Shoeless Joe Jackson in ‘Field of Dreams’) reacted to watching the White Sox and Yankees Field of Dreams game this summer, and reveals some AMAZING stories from the set of ‘Goodfellas’ including which famous lines were actually ad-libbed in the Martin Scorsese mob classic. The guys wrap up the hour with Chris Brockman’s NFL Week 2 ‘Sneaky Good Games’ for the betting-inclined, and a reaction to a reporter actually asking Bill Belichick how social media impacts the mindset of his team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
REShow: Dan Campbell and Ryan Phillippe - Hour 2 (09-17-21)
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Detroit Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell and Rich discuss his team’s Week 1 loss to the 49ers and his evaluation of QB Jared Goff, what it’s like to prepare for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers who will have something to prove after their season opening blowout loss to the Saints, and what he, as a rookie head coach, can improve upon moving forward. Actor Ryan Phillippe tells Rich why he, a huge Philly sports fan, is excited for the Eagles this season but when it comes to 76ers PG Ben Simmons...meh. Phillippe also discusses his new movie “Lady of the Manor” and what it was like to be directed by Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood in ‘Flags of our Fathers.’ The guys wrap up the hour comparing what they were doing at age 26 to Patrick Mahomes who turns 26 today, and TJ Jefferson reveals his weekly top 5: Nuts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
REShow: Geoff Schwartz - Hour 1 (09-17-21)
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Rich recaps the ‘off the rails’ Thursday Night Football game between the Giants and Washington Football Team in yet another thrilling prime time NFL game and explains why New York’s loss is not on QB Daniel Jones. FOX Sports NFL Analyst Geoff Schwartz tells Rich why the Giants lost a game they should have won and if Daniel Jones, the offensive game plan of OC Jason Garrett, or head coach Joe Judge is to blame, why the Chiefs’ offense is likely to light up the Ravens, if the Eagles can repeat their Week 1 performance, and which rookie QB is likely to have the most long-term success in the NFL. Rich wraps up the hour debating how effective Joe Judge’s no-nonsense approach has been in light of the Giants’ 0-2 start with their most recent loss filled with mistakes and self-inflicted wounds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2021
REShow: Jeff Ross and Joe Lo Truglio - Hour 3 (09-16-21)
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Comedian Jeff Ross and Rich discuss the unexpected passing of fellow comedian Norm Macdonald and why he kept his illness to himself right up until his death. Actor Joe Lo Truglio and Rich discuss the series finale of NBC’s ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ if the Jets have finally found their savior at QB in Zach Wilson, why he’s loyal to the Mets despite their bumpy, disappointing season, and more! Rich wraps up the hour previewing the Jets vs Patriots and the first-ever Zach Wilson vs Mac Jones matchup that is likely to be repeated twice a season for years to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
REShow: Cris Carter - Hour 2 (09-16-21)
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Rich dives into the simmering controversy with the 49ers and the mystery of Kyle Shanahan benching 2nd-year WR Brandon Aiyuk before their Week 1 game against the Lions. Hall of Fame WR Cris Carter and Rich break down the best (and worst) Week 1 showings by NFL wide receivers, his new ‘WR1’ podcast, if he was WR2 to Randy Moss as WR1 while on the Vikings, and Calvin “Megatron” Johnson’s beef with the Detroit Lions. Rich, Brockman, TJ and Del Tufo offer up their choices to play the lead roles in a remake of the Kevin Costner/Whitney Houston movie ‘The Bodyguard’ including Beyonce, Demi Lovato, Kevin Hart, Chris Evans, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 1 (09-16-21)
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Rich compares how the Cowboys’ and Buccaneers’’ seasons have already taken divergent routes just one week after their season-opening game, and the guys debate if Jameis Winston and the Saints are the team best poised to unseat the Bucs as the NFC’s top team. The MMQB’s Senior NFL Reporter Albert Breer and Rich discuss the “Mahomes-ization” of the NFL where teams new expect superstar play from their QB week-in and week-out, and if the Dolphins truly are committed to Tua Tagolvailoa as their QB of the future, how key injuries to their defensive line will impact the Cowboys in their Week 2 matchup against Justin Herbert and the Chargers, and if the Brandon Aiyuk situation could derail the 49ers’ offense. Rich wraps up the hour revealing how his recommendation to Chris Bosh about his Basketball Hall of Fame speech came to fruition. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
REShow: Jon Lovitz - Hour 3 (09-15-21)
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Sep 15, 2021
REShow: Alex Forsyth and Ken Burns - Hour 2 (09-15-21)
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Rich presents Oregon OL Alex Forsyth with this week’s Gorilla Glue Toughest Player on Planet Earth award after his play up front helped the Ducks go into Columbus to pull off a stunning upset of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Rich and the guys react to one of the best and most hilarious soundbites you’ll ever hear about Alabama head coach Nick Saban. Acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns tells Rich what he discovered in his upcoming PBS documentary series ‘Muhammad Ali,’ the role sportscaster Howard Cosell played in Ali going from social pariah to beloved public figure, and his baseball historian perspective of what Angels’ two-way star Shohei Ohtani has brought to Major League Baseball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
REShow: Marshall Faulk - Hour 1 (09-15-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour previewing NFL Week 2 and says why the Cowboys, Packers, Vikings, Falcons which teams cannot afford to go 0-2 to start the season. Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk and Rich discuss the Packers laying a big fat egg in Week 1 against the Saints and how Jameis Winston “has put the league on high alert” after his 5-touchdown performance while Green Bay “has some problems” to figure out why he’s gone from Matthew Stafford doubter to true believer after the Rams QB’s week one performance, if the Bears would be better off starting rookie QB Justin Fields over Andy Dalton, and his advice for Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott on his seemingly diminishing role in Dallas’ offense. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Urban Meyer refuting rumors he’s interested in the open USC head coach job and debate just how committed the Jags’ HC is to staying in the NFL, and if current Chiefs’ OC Eric Bieniemy would be a better fit at Southern Cal or wait for a shot to become and NFL head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2021
REShow: Bruce Feldman - Hour 3 (09-14-21)
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College Football Insider Bruce Feldman of The Athletic & FOX Sports tells Rich why USC pulled the plug on head coach Clay Helton just two games into the season and who are the top candidates to take over the Trojans’ football program, why Southern Cal remains an attractive job despite recent down years, if Urban Meyer would jump ship from the NFL to ‘SC after just one season and if former Texans HC and current Alabama OC Bill O’Brien could be considered for the job, and which other CFB coaches (ahem, Ed Orgeron) are also on the hot seat. Rich recaps the improbable journey of 18-year-old Emma Raducanu who went from US Open qualifier to US Open champion. Rich wraps up the hour reflecting on the unexpected passing of comedian Norm MacDonald. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2021
REShow: Chris Webber - Hour 2 (09-14-21)
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5-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber tells Rich what it was like being inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, mending fences with his relationship to the University of Michigan, and his possible future as an NBA owner. Rich, Brockman and TJ react to Tom Brady’s latest foray into trolling the Atlanta Falcons, and debate which was the craziest moment from that INSANE Monday Night Football thriller between the Ravens and Raiders. Rich wraps up the hour with his ‘4 Downs’ segment with his takes on why the best NFL teams can be found west of the Mississippi River, what Tyrod Taylor’s stellar Texans debut means for Deshaun Watson, why the Bengals are no longer the league’s pushover, and why the Lions, win or lose, are the NFL’s new must-watch team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 1 (09-14-21)
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Rich recaps the Raiders’ thrilling Monday Night Football overtime win over the visiting Ravens. NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah and Rich discuss Raiders-Ravens, what we can expect from Justin Herbert in his 2nd season with new head coach Brandon Staley and a revamped offensive line, why the Bears should start rookie QB Justin Fields sooner rather than later, which rookie QB had the most impressive Week 1, and if Kyler Murray’s MVP-like performance and the Browns’ loss to the Chiefs are harbingers of what’s to come this season for Arizona and Cleveland. Rich reviews the “spectacular” debut of Peyton and Eli Manning’s Monday Night Football telecast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2021
REShow: Kliff Kingsbury - Hour 3 (09-13-21)
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Rich recaps the Packers’ embarrassing 38-3 drubbing at the hands of Jameis Winston and the Saints and says what the loss bodes for Green Bay this season. Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury and Rich discuss Arizona’s surprising beat down of the Titans and how Kyler Murray’s offseason dedication paid off in the big win, the challenge the Rams present in the NFC West and what makes DeAndre Hopkins one of the best WRs in the NFL, and why he would foolishly invite Brockman and the guys to hang at his AZ crib which leads to a deep debate: which NFL coach would be the best hang for a beer or two? Rich and the guys wrap up the hour listening to Bears fan Adam the Call Screener lament over Chicago’s season opening loss at the hands of the Rams at SoFi stadium. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 2 (09-13-21)
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NBC Sports’ NFL Insider Peter King and Rich discuss the maturation of Saints QB Jameis Winston and his impressive win over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in Week 1, what was the most distressing thing about Green Bay’s blowout loss, if the Browns are really a Super Bowl team or just all hype, and why the Rams’ impressive Week 1 win over the Bears bodes well for his Super Bowl predictions. Rich recaps the Eagles’ win over the Falcons and says why Atlanta’s loss was the worst loss by any team in Week 1. In the NFL season’s first Overreaction Monday Rich weighs in on the top Week 1 storylines including Aaron Rodgers and the Packers turd-like stinker vs the Saints, if Kyler Murray can win MVP honors, if Tua silenced his critics by beating the Patriots at Foxboro, and if the Giants are on the clock for the #1 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to a caller who predicts the Texans will make the playoffs, and Ashton Kutcher giving TJ a shoutout on College GameDay over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (09-13-21)
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Rich recaps the Rams’ big Week 1 win over the Bears with Matthew Stafford at the helm of Sean McVay’s offense, a performance that was only topped by the grandeur of the team’s SoFi Stadium, and explains why the Bears are destined to start rookie QB Justin Fields over Andy Dalton sooner rather than later. Rich breaks down Jameis Winston and the Saints’ shocking demolition of Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, saying it was THE most impressive win on the NFL Week 1 schedule. Rich also recaps the impressive road wins by the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Buffalo Bills and the Arizona Cardinals walloping of the Tennessee Titans, along with the Houston Texans sitting atop the AFC South, albeit after just one week of play. Rich wraps up the hour touting his “Told You So!!” NFC West prediction and breaks down Pete Carroll’s post-game sound bites about “letting Russ cook.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Al Michaels: From Sun Devil to Sunday Night Football
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In this episode Rich welcomes legendary sports broadcaster and the voice of Sunday Night Football, Al Michaels. Listen in as Al takes us on a deep dive into his career. Learn how Al went from calling minor league baseball games in Hawaii to the big time as the host of Monday Night football, with a few different stops in between. Plus, a great Tommy LaSorda story that will have you cracking up and Al fills us in on the best advice he ever received.  All that and a lot more in today's episode of Just Getting Started. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
REShow: Jerry O’Connell - Hour 3 (09-10-21)
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Rich reflects on Tom Brady’s longevity and offers up a theory on what keeps the 44-year-old Buccaneers QB feeling young. Actor and Host of CBS’ ‘The Talk’ Jerry O’Connell tells Rich why his love of fantasy football and his six fantasy teams are coming dangerously close to taking over his life and ruining any remaining chance at happiness. Chris Brockman reveals which games to keep an eye on if you’re inclined to wager on the NFL’s Week 1 matchups, and Rich lists his top three ‘Under the Radar Games’ that deserve more hype than they’re getting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
REShow: Mike Mayock and Mark Andrews - Hour 2 (09-10-21)
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Las Vegas Raiders GM Mike Mayock and Rich discuss TJ Watt’s new Steelers contract and how it could impact his negotiations with his players, how new DC Gus Bradley is re-shaping the teams porous defense, and acknowledges that he might be out of a job if the Silver and Black don’t win enough games this season. Ravens TE Mark Andrews and Rich discuss his big new contract and how he compares to the NFL’s top tight ends like Gronk, the team’s rash of ACL injuries with the latest happening to RB Gus Edwards and CB Marcus Peters, and why Lamar Jackson’s passing attack will reach new heights this season. TJ Jefferson wraps up the hour revealing his weekly Top 5: the best sidekicks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
REShow: Dan Patrick - Hour 1 (09-10-21)
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Rich recaps the NFL’s thrilling opening game between the Buccaneers and the Cowboys, and has nothing but praise for Dallas QB Dak Prescott in his return to game competition after last season’s devastating leg injury. Dan Patrick tells Rich why the Cowboys were the better team against the Bucs despite taking the loss, why his rock-solid Chiefs-Packers Super Bowl pick might actually be Rams-Titans, if Cam Newton can be a backup in the NFL without causing too much of a distraction, his sleeper teams and MVP predictions, and why he spent 17-minutes on the phone with Rich’s wife, Suzy Shuster, while he was on the air for the NFL Network. Rich wraps up the hour revealing his 2021 NFL sleeper teams, and his choice for the NFC might shock you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 10, 2021
REShow: Jeff Daniels - Hour 3 (09-09-21)
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Rich, Brockman, TJ and Del Tufo offer up their predictions for who wins the NFL MVP Award, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Comeback Player of the Year honors. Emmy-winning actor Jeff Daniels and Rich discuss his love of the Detroit Lions and why he’s cautiously optimistic new head coach Dan Campbell and new QB Jared Goff can change the team’s moribund fortunes, his new Showtime drama ‘American Rust,’ and a what’s fact and what’s fiction regarding ‘Dumb and Dumber,’ ‘Speed,’ ‘The Newsroom,’ and more in a round of Celebrity True or False. Rich and the guys preview the NFC South and how the division will play out among the Buccaneers, Saints, Falcons and Panthers.    The hour wraps up with Rich remarking on Tom Brady’s unprecedent run of excellence and why NFL fans shouldn’t take him for granted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
REShow: Paul Rudd & Ezekiel Elliott - Hour 2 (09-09-21)
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Actor and friend of the show Paul Rudd calls in from the set of the new ‘Ant Man’ set to help Rich and Brockman narrow down their list of potential names for their Alice in Chains fantasy football team. (timestamp).    Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott tells Rich how he change his off-season conditioning to become slimmer and shiftier, facing the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers in their season opener, and if QB Dak Prescott is fully healed from his training camp shoulder injury. (timestamp).   Rich wraps up the hour describing the splendor of the NFL Network’s new plush studios at SoFi Stadium. (timestamp).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - Hour 1 (09-09-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the 2021 NFL season outlook, top storylines and questions for every team in the AFC and NFC. Pro Football Hall of Famer and NFL Network Analyst Kurt Warner and Rich preview the Cowboys vs the Buccaneers in the NFL’s season opening game, discuss which AFC and NFC teams have the best chance to supplant the Bucs and Chiefs in the Super Bowl, break down why Mac Jones and Zach Wilson will have the biggest impact of the 5 first-round rookie QBs, and marvel at Tom Brady’s longevity and how he’s changing the mindset of all professional athletes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2021
REShow: Malcolm McDowell - Hour 3 (09-08-21)
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Rich, Brockman, TJ, and Del Tufo break down the NFC West and offer up their predictions on where the Rams, 49ers, Seahawks, and Cardinals end up in the final standings. Actor Malcolm McDowell and Rich discuss the upcoming 4K/Ultra release of Stanley Kubrick’s classic film ‘A Clockwork Orange’ including stories from the set illustrating the director’s penchant for exacting detail that often resulted in lingering pain and injuries for the actor, and if the highly violent film left him with any emotional or psychological scars.    Rich and Brockman wrap up the hour breaking down their fantasy football league draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
REShow Jordan Davis & Shaquille O’Neal - Hour 2 (09-08-21)
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Rich presents University of Georgia Bulldogs DT Jordan Davis with the show’s first-ever NIL Gorilla Glue Toughest Player on the Planet Award for his defensive dominance against Clemson. Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal tells Rich why all the Ben Simmons criticism is well-deserved, that Damian Lillard might need to change his opinion about super teams if he wants to win a title, and why he’s will willing, literally, to put his money where his mouth is when it comes to the Dallas Cowboys’ Super Bowl hopes.   Rich and the guys react to NFL teams naming their captains and wonder if we should read anything into certain players not getting to wear that “C” on their uniforms.   Cowboys fan TJ Jefferson wraps up the hour listing his top 5 takeaways from this season of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 1 (09-08-21)
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Rich reacts to Ben Roethlisberger publicly backing TJ Watt in his contract standoff with the Steelers saying the team should pay the star pash rusher “whatever he wants.” (timestamp).   Rich breaks down the top 4 Week 1 NFL “games that mean everything” between the Steelers and Bills, Browns and Chiefs, Dolphins and Patriots, and Packers and Saints.   NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the Steelers’ standoff with disgruntled LB TJ Watt, if Dak Prescott’s shoulder injury is a thing of the past, how Matthew Stafford and Julio Jones will impact their new teams, if Carson Wentz is over his foot injury, the Raiders’ head-scratching roster moves, and which teams in the NFL have the best rosters. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating if Titans RB Derrick Henry can post another 2000-yard rushing season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
REShow: Stephen Amell - Hour 3 (09-07-21)
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Rich and Brockman begin the hour debating who to take with the #9 pick in their fantasy football draft. Actor Stephen Amell tells Rich why he’s super excited to be a Rams season ticket holder this season, and what it’s been like acting with former Steelers All-Pro James Harrison on his new professional wrestling drama ‘Heels’ on Starz.   Rich wraps up the hour reflecting on the final show in the NFL Network’s original studio before moving into SoFi Stadium, and offering up his Super Bowl XLI predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2021
REShow: JuJu Smith-Schuster & Bomani Jones - Hour 2 (09-07-21)
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Steelers Pro Bowl Wide Receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster tells Rich how he’s improved his game over his 5-year NFL career, if Tom Brady’s criticism of the league’s ‘Defenseless Player’ rule has merit, why he thinks of Head Coach Mike Tomlin as a mentor and big brother, what Big Ben’s weight loss means for the team’s offensive outlook, and how rookie RB Najee Harris compares to former Steeler All-Pro RB Le’Veon Bell.      ESPN’s Bomani Jones and Rich discuss Alabama’s impressive season debut under new starting QB Bryce Young and if there’s any team in the land that can stop the rolling Crimson Tide, if rookie QB Mac Jones can topple Josh Allen and the Bills in the AFC East, why he’s still dubious the Browns can be title contenders, and his predictions to face off in Super Bowl XLI at the end of the season.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the AFC North and offer up how the division will play out this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 1 (09-07-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping Week 1 in College Football and the thrilling overtime game between Notre Dame and Florida State that featured the inspiring return of QB McKenzie Milton along with some controversial moments. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the Buccaneers’ chances to repeat as champions, how the NFC West will shake out and which head coaches around the league will be on the hot seat if their teams don’t make the playoffs, the latest on TJ Watt’s contract squabble with the Steelers, and which two teams are likely to face off in the Super Bowl and why one of them won’t be the Cleveland Browns.    Rich wraps up the hour reflecting on the passing of a beloved NFL Network colleague, Tara Deeker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2021
REShow: Best Of - Hour 3 (09-06-21)
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Here are some of Rich Eisen's favorite interviews and moments from the past few months during this Labor Day best of edition of the Rich Eisen show: Buda Baker, John C McGinley, NFL Rookie QB Expectations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
REShow: Best Of - Hour 2 (09-06-21)
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Here are some of Rich Eisen's favorite interviews and moments from the past few months during this Labor Day best of edition of the Rich Eisen show: Billy Corgan, Travis Kelce, Top 10 NFL Players in 2021-22. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
REShow: Best Of - Hour 1 (09-06-21)
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Here are some of Rich Eisen's favorite interviews and moments from the past few months during this Labor Day best of edition of the Rich Eisen show : Mets Thumbs Down, Michael Keaton, Ben Simmons wants a trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
REShow: Eric Stonestreet - Hour 3 (09-03-21)
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Modern Family alum and die-hard Kansas City sports fan Eric Stonestreet tells Rich why he’s more confident than ever that his beloved Chiefs will win “A LOT” of games this season, how Rich should handle those comments by Tony Romo comparing Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson to Patrick Mahomes, and how much fun he had with the return of his hilarious ‘Randy Reid’ character to the Chiefs’ training camp this summer.  Rich reacts to Tom Brady’s comments critical of the NFL’s ‘Defenseless Player’ rules where the Buccaneers QB said sometimes violent collisions are the fault of offensive players.   The guys wrap up the hour previewing next Thursday’s NFL season opening game between the Bus and Cowboys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
REShow: Taylor Lewan & Bruce Arians - Hour 2 (09-03-21)
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Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl OT Taylor Lewan tells Rich why he’s more excited for football than ever coming off his season-ending knee injury last year, what All-Pro WR Julio Jones has brought to the team’s locker room, if Derrick Henry still has a shot at the NFL single-season rushing record after the departure of Offensive Coordinator Arthur Smith, and reveals his ‘Bussin’ with the Boys’ podcast all-time guest wish list.   Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Bruce Arians and Rich discuss the Bucs’ “that was last year” mindset coming off their Super Bowl win and Tom Brady’s influence on keeping his fellow teammates focused on winning other title, how his team is preparing for their season-opening game vs Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys, how the Buccaneers were able to get 100% of their players covid vaccinated, and why the NFL’s ‘Defenseless Player’ penalty flag is sometimes the fault of the offensive player.   On the eve of The Price Is Right’s 49th anniversary TJ lists his all-time top 5 game shows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
REShow: Dr. Allen Sills - Hour 1 (09-03-21)
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Rich reacts to the controversial non-call of Targeting late in the Ohio State-Minnesota game and offers up his solution to the inconsistent application of the penalty throughout college football. The NFL’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills tells Rich how the league will enact new Covid-19 protocols this season with the widespread availability of vaccines and how unvaccinated players will face stiffer protocols than unvaccinated players, and how the NFL will adjust to possible new Covid variants that could arrive during the season.   Rich, Brockman, TJ and Del Tufo break down the AFC West and offer up their predictions on how the division will play out this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 03, 2021
REShow: Bruce Dern - Hour 3 (09-02-21)
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Rich, Chris Brockman, TJ Jefferson and Mike Del Tufo break down the AFC South with each giving a prediction on how the division will shake out this season. Two-time Academy Award-nominated actor Bruce Dern plays ‘Celebrity True or False’ with Rich giving the scoop on John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Eleanor Roosevelt and others, why it was really THAT cold on the set of Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful 8’ and what all genius directors like Quentin Tarantino, Alfred Hitchcock and Francis Ford Coppola have in common, and so much more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
REShow: Michael Smith - Hour 2 (09-02-21)
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Jets fan Rich reacts to Tony Romo comparing the team’s rookie QB Zach Wilson to Patrick Mahomes, and recounts the decades of QB disappointment that leaves him with a dash of skepticism mixed in with his excitement.  ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith and Rich discuss if Tua Tagovailoa can be the Dolphins’ long-term answer at quarterback or if Miami should trade for Deshaun Watson if/when his legal troubles are cleared up, the Texans’ options with Watson given the uncertainty surrounding his legal issues, and if the 76ers are making it very difficult to trade Ben Simmons by asking way too much for a player with big issues to overcome. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (09-02-21)
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Rich reacts to the Texans’ “one day at a time” approach to their new 3rd-string quarterback Deshaun Watson and ponders the question: what if Houston doesn’t actually completely suck this season??  Rich reveals his top 5 “Fun” storylines for the 2021 NFL season listing the scenarios he’d like to see unfold including best wishes for WFT quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, Steelers rookie running back Najee Harris, Cleveland Browns’ WR Odell Beckham Jr, Arizona Cardinals DE JJ Watt, and AFC East rookie rivals Zach Wilson and Mac Jones.    Chris Brockman, TJ Jefferson respond to Rich’s list with the top “Fun” storylines they want to see with Del Tufo pulling up the rear with a wish list that will have you rolling your eyes. Rich wraps up the hour recapping his son Xander’s Bar Mitzvah and reveals the moment on the dance floor that made him feel REALLY old. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2021
REShow: David Costabile - Hour 3 (09-01-21)
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Rich and the guys react to the PGA Tour’s decision to eject fans who heckle Bryson DeChambeau by shouting “Brooksie” in honor of his rival Brooks Koepka.   Actor David Costabile and Rich discuss the new season of ‘Billions’ where he plays the scenery-chewing ‘Wags’ and reveals his inspiration for the irascible fan-favorite, how many more seasons of the Showtime staple we can expect, and that time he went complete fan boy on Bryan Cranston before shooting their first ‘Breaking Bad’ scene together.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 2 (09-01-21)
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Rich starts the hour debating Chris Brockman on Tua Tagovailoa’s viability to be a solid starting quarterback in the NFL with Rich saying Tua can be a star while Brockman says “meh.”   The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss Tua’s future and what he must prove in Miami, how NFL players’ (like Cam Newton) vaccination status could impact their ability to make and stay on NFL rosters, and the chances Justin Fields can unseat Andy Dalton as the Bears’ starting QB at some point this season.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour giving their predictions on how the NFC North will shake out in the 2021 NFL season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
REShow: Jeff Darlington - Hour 1 (09-01-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour commenting on the news that the Saints have been forced by Hurricane Ida to move their first home game to Jacksonville.   Rich and 76ers fan TJ Jefferson react to reports out of Philadelphia that Ben Simmons wants the Sixers to trade him, with Rich explaining why the request makes perfect sense.   ESPN’s Jeff Darlington and Rich discuss the Dolphins' interest in trading for embattled Texans QB Deshaun Watson, and if Tua Tagovailoa is truly Miami's quarterback of the future.   Rich wraps up the hour explaining why the Dolphins, though saying they’ve moved on from Watson, are still very much in the game for landing the Houston QB if/when his legal troubles are put to rest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
REShow: Thomas Q. Jones - Hour 3 (08-31-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour commenting on Bill Belichick naming Mac Jones New England’s starting QB over Cam Newton and if the Alabama rookie can possibly follow in the formidable footsteps of Tom Brady.   Rich and the guys continue their daily division previews with their picks on how the AFC East will play out this season with Chris Brockman making a bold, BOLD Patriots prediction.   Former Pro Bowl NFL Running Back-turned-Actor Thomas Q. Jones and Rich discuss the risks and rewards of NFL teams throwing their first-round picks into the fire with starting roles from day one, how impressed he is by the physicality of Titans RB Derrick Henry, and his new show ‘Johnson’ on Bounce.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour explaining why if you’re not a fan of Blazers guard Damian Lillard you will be after hearing this story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2021
REShow: Jeff Howe - Hour 2 (08-31-21)
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The Athletic’s Patriots Insider Jeff Howe and Rich discuss the shocking news that the Patriots have released Cam Newton after he was beaten out by rookie QB Mac Jones, if Cam’s unvaccinated status played a role in Bill Belichick’s decision-making process, and the impact of All-Pro Stefon Gilmore being placed on the PUP List for the first 6 weeks of the season.   Rich ponders Cam Newton’s next steps and makes the case for the Dallas Cowboys to sign the newly-released QB much to TJ Jefferson’s chagrin.   Rich and TJ Jefferson re-visit Chris Brockman bashing the Patriots for drafting Jones and why he’s now fully on board with the team’s new starting QB, and why Cam Newton’s release ratchets up the pressure on the Bears to make rookie Justin Fields their starting QB over veteran Andy Dalton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2021
REShow: Charles Robinson - Hour 1 (08-31-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the surprising news out of New England that Bill Belichick and the Patriots have released Cam Newton after deciding on Mac Jones as the team’s starting QB.   Rich breaks down the news that the Saints have been displaced by Hurricane Ida and how not having a true home game until Halloween could impact/derail New Orleans’ season.   Yahoo! Sports’ Senior NFL Reporter Charles Robinson and Rich discuss how close the Dolphins and Texans are to pulling off a Deshaun Watson trade, if the Texans want another QB as part of a Watson trade or just draft picks, and why Deshaun Watson is likely to spend the 2021 NFL season watching from the sidelines.   Rich wraps up the hour commenting on why any team would take a huge risk on trading for Watson so close to the start of the NFL season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2021
REShow: Tom Curran - Hour 3 (08-30-21)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour debating if it’s okay to boo your home team, the offer up their picks for how the NFC East will play out this season.   NBC Sports Boston’s Patriots insider Tom Curran tells Rich why the subtle indicators point to rookie QB Mac Jones starting for New England over Cam Newton, and if Tom Brady was ever booed by the home crowd in New England, and Rich explains why he feels Bill Belichick should go with the rookie QB to start Week 1.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour recapping Chris Brockman’s “no time limits between picks” fantasy football draft, and reflecting back on the life and career of the late acting legend Ed Asner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 2 (08-30-21)
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Rich begins the hour reacting to the controversy in New York where Mets SS Javier Baez and other players have turned tables on booing fans by flashing a double thumbs down signal toward the crowd.   NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah tells Rich how the 49ers could utilize rookie QB Trey Lance in their offense even if he doesn’t win the starting QB job over Jimmy G and why the Patriots should make Mac Jones their QB1 for Week 1, if Trevor Lawrence’s “crisp” pre-season finale is a harbinger of things to come and why the Bears would be better served by starting Justin Fields sooner rather than later, if the Dolphins trading for Deshaun Watson would be a smart move in the face of Tua Tagovailoa’s impressive pre-season, and which AFC teams could surprise some people this season.    Mets fan TJ Jefferson wraps up the hour reacting to the ‘Thumbs Down” controversy brewing in New York. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 1 (08-30-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the latest on the NFL QB landscape from potential MVP candidates like Josh Allen to the all the rookies vying for starting jobs over incumbent veterans.   Rich reacts to the latest rumors and reports on a possible Deshaun Watson trade to the Miami Dolphins.    NBC Sports’ Peter King tells Rich why he finds it hard to believe a team would trade for Watson given the uncertainty surrounding his legal situation and how that could impact his ability to play on the field, the season-ending ACL injury suffered by Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins and if the NFL should consider shortening the pre-season to 2 games, which teams have impressed him and which teams have surprised him this pre-season, Tom Brady and the Buccaneers’ chances to repeat as Super Bowl champions this season, and who wins the Patriots QB competitions between Cam Newton and Mac Jones and why Bill Belichick’s squad will be a tough out in the AFC EA. Rich wraps up the hour recapping the epic playoff between Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Cantlay at the BMW Championship and (alas) considers offering up his “The Patural” nickname to the PGA Tour golfer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
REShow: Dan Wetzel & Michael Smith - Hour 3 (08-27-21)
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Yahoo! Sports Columnist Dan Wetzel and Rich discuss the goals of the new ACC/Big Ten/Pac-12 alliance and what it means for the ever-changing college football landscape, if there was a chance Clemson and/or Ohio State would have joined the SEC prior to the alliance, and what the college football landscape could look like ten years down the line if there’s more conferences expansion and consolidation.   ‘Brother from Another’ Co-host Michael Smith and Rich discuss if a Damian Lillard to the Sixers trade makes sense and if the Bucks should shock the world and trade for the Blazers all-world shooting guard, and why the Warriors’ internal beef from years ago is still simmering between Draymond Green, Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr.    The hour wraps up with Rich with reflecting on Nate Burleson’s final show on NFL Network’s ‘Good Morning Football.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
REShow: Seth Wickersham - Hour 2 (08-27-21)
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Rich and TJ Jefferson kick off the hour talking Cowboys with TJ sticking steadfastly/defiantly to his 14-win prediction for Dallas, and Rich predicting that’s not likely to happen.   Rich reacts to retired NFL QB Philip Rivers’ first game as a high school football coach and explains why his infectious enthusiasm is a blessing for his players.   ESPN Senior Writer Seth Wickersham tells Rich why Matthew Stafford’s desire to play in big games led him to ask for a trade from the Lions and reveals the crazy set of random coincidences that landed him with Sean McVay and the Rams, and discuss his upcoming book on the Patriots and why the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick marriage ended in divorce, and how the Cam Newton-Mac Jones QB competition could play out.   Chris Brockman calls in from in Tampa where he’s taking part in his “no time limit on picks” fantasy football draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
REShow: Ryan Leaf - Hour 1 (08-27-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to reports that Jameis Winston has won the Saints’ starting quarterback job over Taysom Hill and explains why it’s a “smart maneuver” by New Orleans head coach Sean Payton.    ESPN College Football Analyst Ryan Leaf tells Rich why he’s still a bit peeved by losing to Michigan in the 1998 Rose Bowl, if this is the year UCLA’s Chip Kelly finally rediscovers his winning ways in the college game, why the Oklahoma Sooners are poised for a big season but Texas Longhorns fans should expect more mediocrity in Steve Sarkisian’s first year, and if it’s wise for NFL teams to throw their rookie QBs into the fire right off the bat instead of giving them time to adjust to the pro game first.    Rich wraps up the hour revealing his top two pet peeves about College Football: Game lengths and Overtime rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 27, 2021
REShow: Ron Rivera & Billy Corgan - Hour 3 (08-26-21)
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Washington Football Team Head Coach Ron Rivera and Rich discuss his recovery from cancer and his stance on players getting Covid-19 vaccinations, whether or not Ryan Fitzpatrick can lead WFT to the Super Bowl, the improvement of 2nd-year DE Chase Young, and when we can expect the team to announce its new nickname and logo.   Rich explains why he’s high on Fitzpatrick and predicts WFT will win the NFC East.   Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan and Rich discuss the reasons for the demise of his beloved Cubs and how the rise of analytics in baseball and in the music industry have similar arcs, his purchase of the National Wrestling Alliance and some breaking news about Ric Flair’s return to the NWA, and that time the NFL lowballed him when they wanted to use the song “Today” in an ad campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2021
REShow: Travis Kelce - Hour 2 (08-26-21)
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Chiefs All-Pro Tight End Travis Kelce tells Rich why even his girlfriend is giving him grief for shaving off his beard and that we’ve been mispronouncing “Kelce” this whole time, if he’s expecting to be ranked higher than Patrick Mahomes in the NFL’s list of top ten players, and whether or not Mahomes would have been as successful as he’s been if he’d been thrown into the starting QB role as a rookie.   With the NFL set to release its Top Ten players list, Rich runs through his 1 through 10 of the league’s top players.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing why the New York Giants could be really good…or really bad this season. Or maybe mediocre?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2021
REShow: Nicole Auerbach - Hour 1 (08-26-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour with a THOROUGH breakdown of Bill Belichick’s latest press conference where he was asked about a timeline for naming the Patriots starting QB between Mac Jones and Cam Newton.    The Athletic’s Senior College Football Writer/Big Ten Network Analyst Nicole Auerbach and Rich discuss if the ACC/Pac-12/Big Ten alliance will re-shape the CFB landscape or keep the current status quo in place in the face of SEC expansion plans and why the Big 12 is on the outside looking in, and the timeline for an expansion of the College Football Playoff to take place.    Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Jimmy Garoppolo’s complete lack of a poker face when asked if 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan had chosen a starting QB yet.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2021
REShow: Budda Baker & John C. McGinley - Hour 3 (08-25-21)
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Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker tells Rich why facing Kyler Murray in practice and facing Russell Wilson in games are not two of his favorite things to do, what JJ Watt brings to the Cards’ defense, the best way to tackle the Titans’ behemoth of a running back Derrick Henry, his reaction to Jamal Adams’ record-setting contract, and why he’s okay with all those never-ending DK Metcalf memes.   Actor John C. McGinley and Rich discuss the new (and final) season of NBC’s ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ the fortunes of his beloved Yankees and Giants, how the famous Alec Baldwin ‘Glengarry Glenn Ross’ scene came about, and much more!    Rich and Cowboys fan TJ Jefferson react to the news that Dallas QB Dak Prescott will resume “competitive throwing.”  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
REShow: Michael McKean - Hour 2 (08-25-21)
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Rich and the guys run through the latest NFL QB news including the Broncos naming Teddy Bridgewater their starting QB, if we’ll get to see Joe Burrow in the Bengals’ pre-season finale, and Mac Jones’ big day for the Patriots in their practice scrimmage against the Giants.   Actor Michael McKean and Rich discuss his new film ‘Playing God,’ how he grew up a Dodgers fan in New York, and great tidbits about Lenny & Squiggy from ‘Laverne and Shirley,’ ‘This Is Spinal Tap,’ and if he almost was a cast member on ’Breaking Bad.’   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing Chris Brockman’s INSANE fantasy football draft where there are no time limits for each pick. Seriously. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
REShow: Arthur Smith - Hour 1 (08-25-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the shocking, didn’t-see-it-coming, never-would-have-guessed-it news that Urban Meyer has named Trevor Lawrence as the Jaguars’ Week 1 starting QB.    Atlanta Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith discusses with Rich his failed attempt to give Matt Ryan “The Mattural” nickname with the coach revealing he actually likes it, the team signing backup QB Josh Rosen and when we’ll get to see first round TE Kyle Pitts on the field, and how the Falcons were able to get 100% of their players vaccinated for Covid-19.   Rich wraps up the hour ranting on one of his major pet peeves: when MLB umpires don’t explain a thing verbally when conducting replay reviews. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
Just Getting Started: Season 2 Starts September 8th
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Rich Eisen is back with Season 2 of Just Getting Started. Join Rich as he sits down with the biggest voices in professional football. Al Michaels, Joe Buck, Erin Andrews and many others. Get a glimpse into their routines, hear fresh stories about their lives and discover how they succeeded in their careers. Starting September 8th, new episodes will drop every Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2021
REShow: George Kittle 0 & Justin Turner - Hour 3 (08-24-21)
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Rick begins the hour comparing how the Bears could use Justin Herbert’s rookie season with the Chargers as blueprint for Justin Fields’ rookie year in Chicago.   San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl TE George Kittle and Rich discuss his new hairdo and why he might now be mistaken for a bassist in a 1970’s classic rock band, the Niners’ QB competition between Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo, the recent Tight End University symposium he organized in the off-season and how he reacted to Travis Kelce shaving off his beard.   Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star 3B Justin Turner and Rich discuss the team’s blockbuster acquisitions of Max Scherzer and Trea Turner at the MLB Trade Deadline, how much Angels castoff Albert Pujols has brought to L.A.’s clubhouse, and if MLB’s crackdown on foreign substances has actually stopped pitchers from cheating.   Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Jaguars rookie RB Travis Etienne’s season-ending foot injury, and the announcement that the Pac-12, Big Ten and ACC have entered into an alliance to stave off further SEC expansion efforts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2021
REShow: Keith Olbermann - Hour 2 (08-24-21)
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ich starts off the hour recapping the Yankees’ remarkable turnaround and how they re-shaped their team at the trade deadline with their Anthony Rizzo and Joey Gallo acquisitions.   Rich reflects on the anniversary of then-MLB Commissioner Bart Giamatti banishing Pete Rose from baseball for life for gambling.    Sports & Political Commentator/Baseball Historian Keith Olbermann and Rich discuss Rose’s banishment and what it was like being at the press conference where the Reds’ legend’s punishment was announced, if there’s any chance Rose’s lifetime ban will be lifted and we’ll see him in the Baseball Hall of Fame someday, and why he’s not fully on board with the hype surrounding Shohei Ohtani’s place among baseball’s all-time greats.   Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Bills WR Cole Beasley, an outspoken opponent of Covid vaccinations, getting sent home from the team’s camp for being a close contact of someone who tested positive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2021
REShow: Brandon Staley - Hour 1 (08-24-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Jaguars-Saints Monday Night Football pre-season game and says why he thinks Jameis Winston has locked down New Orleans’ starting QB job, while Jags QB Trevor Lawrence could be in for a challenging rookie season.   Rich reacts to the Bears naming Andy Dalton their starting QB but says it might be sooner rather than later before he’s replaced by rookie Justin Fields.   Los Angeles Chargers Head Coach Brandon Staley and Rich discuss the expectations for reigning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Justin Herbert, how much he’ll be leaning on running back Austin Ekeler and safety Derwin James, and the goals he’s setting for his team this season, changing the team’s late-game bad karma, and using yoga to keep his players healthy throughout a grueling NFL season.   Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the New York Giants enigma and says why they can be a an NFC East powerhouse…or also rans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2021
REShow: Hour 3 (08-23-21)
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Rick begins the hour breaking down the 49ers’ QB competition between Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance and says why head coach Kyle Shanahan won’t naming a starter anytime soon.   Rich and the guys are downright giddy about the announced return dates of HBO’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and ‘Succession.’   TJ Jefferson recaps the weekend in professional wrestling including the WWE’s SummerSlam and the return of CM Punk on the AEW stage.   Chris Brockman busts out some amazing vintage sports memorabilia/junk he picked up at a local flea market and the guys play the ‘Price Is Right’ guessing game to see which how much hard-earned money was paid out to acquire them.     Rich wraps up the hour previewing the Saints vs Jaguars Monday Night Football pre-season matchup and says why he wants to see Jameis Winston starting for New Orleans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 2 (08-23-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the impressive start to the pre-season by Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson which morphs into some heated words with Patriots fan Chris Brockman and Cowboys fan TJ Jefferson.   Rich recaps the Week 2 performances from two highly-scrutinized QB’s, the Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa, and the Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger.   ‘Pro Football Talk’ host Mike Florio and Rich discuss Cam Newton’s Covid mix-up and why a players’ vaccination status could impact his chances to stick on an NFL roster, the return of Carson Wentz to Colts camp, why the Raiders wanted to re-acquire LB Khalil Mack from the Bears, if Dak Prescott’s ankle injury led to his current shoulder woes, and the latest on the Deshaun Watson situation from a football and a legal standpoint.   Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the New York Giants’ pre-season and explains why they might be the most mysterious team in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
REShow: Greg Cosell - Hour 1 (08-23-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to news that Cam Newton will miss a few days of Patriots camp due to a Covid-19 protocol snafu, and says NFL players who are not yet vaccinated are not doing everything to win.    Rich breaks down Justin Fields’ up-and-down Pre-season Week 2 performance and says what the rookie QB said in his postgame press conference did more to help him win the Bears’ starting job than anything he did on field.   NFL Films’ Greg Cosell and Rich discuss Fields’ chances to topple Andy Dalton as Chicago’s QB1, Mike Shanahan’s decision-making process in choosing between Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance as the 49ers’ starting QB, what has impressed him about Jets’ and Patriots’ rookies Zach Wilson and Mac Jones, and which 2nd-year players are most likely to break out this season.    Rich wraps up the hour announcing the show’s NIL partnership with Gorilla Glue that will put some money in the hands of a well-deserving college football player each week this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2021
REShow: Billie Jean King and Michael Holley - Hour 3 (08-20-21)
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Rich and Chris Brockman debate if LeBron James has a right be upset by not receiving a single vote as the NBA’s best player in ESPN’s recent offseason survey of scouts and executives. Tennis Hall of Famer Billie Jean King and Rich discuss her new “All In” autobiography and reveals what sportscasting legend Howard Cosell said during her groundbreaking ‘Battle of the Sexes” match vs Bobby Riggs that shocked and disappointed her, and why, though she empathizes with Naomi Osaka, dealing with the media is “part of the deal” when you’re a professional athlete. Rich raps up the hour chatting with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley about LeBron’s snub, and James Harden’s not-so-humble brag about the Brooklyn Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 2 (08-20-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour previewing the top NFL Pre-season Week 2 games and states his case why the Bears should name Justin Fields their starting QB over Andy Dalton. The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss the possibility that Ohio State and Clemson join the SEC and how a college football super league would impact the flow of talent to the NFL, why you’re wrong if you think Tom Brady is calling the shots on the Buccaneers’ personnel decisions, and the timeline for this year’s rookie QBs (not named Trevor Lawrence or Zach Wilson) to start for their respective teams. The hour wraps up with TJ Jefferson previewing the top 5 storylines of the WWE’s Summer Slam on Peacock this Saturday, and Audio Jason asking Rich permission to have the loser of his fantasy football league get the show’s logo tattooed on their backside. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
REShow: Tom Curran - Hour 1 (08-20-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the Patriots’ pre-season blowout of the Eagles and why New England’s QB battle between Mac Jones and Cam Newton is turning out to be a good thing for Bill Belichick, and explains why Jalen Hurts missing the game due to a stomach ailment could actually be a benefit to his claim on Philly’s starting QB job. NBC Sports Boston’s Tom Curran and Rich discuss the Patriots’ domination of the Eagles in the pre-season and who has the edge in the Pats’ QB competition, Bill Belichick’s enigmatic decision-making process in deciding who’ll be the Week 1 starter, and what Cam Newton’s mindset is as he sees Mac Jones gaining on him in their position battle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2021
REShow: David Bakhtiari and Bobby Cannavale - Hour 3 (08-19-21)
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Packers All-Pro OT David Bakhtiari tells Rich why he gave Aaron Rodgers that crazy, tricked-out Aston Martin Vanquish golf cart, why he had to find out about the return of the Packers’ QB in the media despite being a close friend, how long he thinks the 3-time MVP will remain in Green Bay, and why he takes inspiration from Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the Bucks to an NBA title. Emmy Award-winning actor Bobby Cannavale and Rich discuss the key to finding (and holding onto) a parking spot in Brooklyn, the state of his beloved Yankees and Jets, and his new Hulu show ‘Nine Perfect Strangers.’ Rich wraps up the hour remarking on the latest remarkable game from Angels’ 2-way star Shohei Ohtani. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
REShow: Kevin Clark - Hour 2 (08-19-21)
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The Ringer NFL Writer and Host Kevin Clark and Rich discuss Aaron Rodgers uncertain future with the Packers, what Patrick Mahomes learned from the Chiefs Super Bowl loss to the Buccaneers, why Josh Allen and the Bills are poised to unseat KC for AFC supremacy, and what to expect from Joe Burrow in his return from that devastating knee injury last season. Rich recaps his weekend in Canton, Ohio for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s induction weekend and runs through some of the more memorable moments from the class of ’20 and ’21. Rich wraps up the hour gleefully revealing that his Uber rating has risen from paltry 4.54 all the way to a whopping 4.55. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
REShow: John Schneider - Hour 1 (08-19-21)
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Rich opens the hour previewing the NFL Pre-season Week 2 matchup between the Patriots and Eagles where Jalen Hurts and Mac Jones will be out to prove themselves as starting QB material, and evaluates the state of affairs between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers brass and whether or not this will be the 2-time MVP’s final season in Green Bay. Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider and Rich discuss making Jamal Adams the highest paid Safety in the NFL, Russell Wilson’s future with the team after a turbulent off-season where the QB voiced his discontent with the amount of input he has on personnel matters, how much longer Pete Carroll will remain the team’s head coach, and how they knew WR DK Metcalf would be a special player prior to drafting him. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to some potentially bad news for the Jets following a key training camp injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2021
REShow: Kevin O’Leary - Hour 3 (08-18-21)
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Rich, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson kick off the hour reacting to Andy Dalton’s comments about his hold on the Bears’ starting QB job and wonder if he’s unaware of the onrushing Justin Fields freight train that is quickly bearing down on him. Entrepreneur/investor Kevin O’Leary and Rich discuss his new CNBC show ‘Money Court,’ what it was like to work with Alex Rodriguez on ‘Shark Tank’ and more. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down the seemingly never ending Golden State Warriors drama surrounding Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Steve Kerr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
REShow: Kyle Brandt and Michael Keaton - Hour 2 (08-18-21)
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‘Good Morning Football’ co-host Kyle Brandt and Rich discuss the impressive NFL debut of rookie QB Justin Fields and why he should be named the Bears’ starting quarterback sooner rather than later, and his upcoming Peacock live-action game show ‘Frogger’ based on the popular 80’s video game. Oscar-nominated actor Michael Keaton and Rich discuss the season outlook for his beloved Steelers, his new film ‘The Protégé,’ and some must-hear stories from his early career staring in ‘Beetlejuice,’ ‘Mr. Mom,’ ‘Batman,’ and how he got his career start on…’Mr. Rogers Neighborhood’??? Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to new Mets owner Steven Cohen taking to Twitter to rip his team’s offensive woes, and wonder what it would be like if the mercurial late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner had a twitter account. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
REShow: Frank Reich - Hour 1 (08-18-21)
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Rich, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson open the hour reacting to the latest episode of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ and speculate whether Dak Prescott will be ready to start for the Cowboys vs the Rams when Week 1 rolls around in two weeks. Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Frank Reich and Rich discuss the timeline for Carson Wentz’s and Quenton Nelson’s return from foot surgery, why he can’t stop gushing over the play and character of All-Pro LB Darius Leonard, and his reaction to the NFL’s crackdown on taunting. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reflecting on Tom Brady’s improbable late-career success, and revisiting their favorite 1980s arcade video games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2021
REShow: Kirk Herbstreit and Cameron Jordan - Hour 3 (08-17-21)
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Saints DE Cameron Jordan and Rich discuss New Orleans’ QB competition between Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill and how the defense could play a role in determining who wins the starting job, why he’s not a fan of the NFL’s crackdown on taunting and the over-protection of quarterbacks, and why he went more corporate with his new haircut for the 2021 season. Rich and the guys react to Browns running back Nick Chubb coming out with his own brand of cereal. ESPN College Football Analyst Kirk Herbstreit and Rich discuss Peyton Manning’s memorable Hall of Fame induction speech, the possibility we’ll see a College Football Super League in the near future, how the new NIL rules are impacting schools and athletes so far, his reaction to the NFL debut of fellow Ohio State alum Justin Fields and Mac Jones’ fit with Bill Belichick in New England, and his new autobiography ‘Out of the Pocket: Football, Fatherhood and College Gameday Saturdays.’ Rich and the guys wrap up the hour listing their Top 5 Bubble Wrap Players, players who need to be held out of NFL pre-season games at all cost. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2021
REShow: Hour 2 (08-17-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Urban Meyer’s comments following the Jaguars release of TE Tim Tebow, and discussing what’s next for him at the age of 34. Rich and the guys do a deep dive in to the burning topic that has taken Twitter by storm: Travis Kelce shaving off his beard, which morphs into swapping stories about fake IDs in college. The hour wraps up with Sixers fan TJ Jefferson reacting to Joel Embiid’s super max extension and holding fast to his belief that the 76ers will make a trade for Damian Lillard. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 1 (08-17-21)
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Rich opens the hour reacting to the news out of Jacksonville that Tim Tebow’s time with the Jags has come to an end and explains why Tebow Time will live on in NFL lore despite having just a 3-year run in the league.­­­ NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah gives Rich his breakdown of each of the 2021 1st Round quarterbacks with a two-word evaluation for Trevor Lawrence, Zach Wilson, Trey Lance, Mac Jones and Justin Fields, his AFC and NFC sleeper teams, and his take on who has the edge in the Saints’ Jameis Winston vs Taysom Hill QB competition. Rich wraps up the hour discussing the timeline for Trey Lance to take over the 49ers’ QB reins from Jimmy Garoppolo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2021
REShow: Nate Burleson - Hour 3 (08-16-21)
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‘The NFL Today’ analyst Nate Burleson and Rich discuss his big career move that has him leaving NFL Network’s ‘Good Morning Football’ to join CBS’ news and ‘CBS This Morning,’ and how wide receivers can influence who wins the starting job on teams that are going through QB competitions. Rich wraps up the hour running through the top three sports stories he missed during his month away from the show including reaction to Kirk Cousin’s controversial views on Covid-19 vaccinations, the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, and MLB’s smashing hit of staging the ‘Field of Dreams Game’ between the Yankees and White Sox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 2 (08-16-21)
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NFL Insider Ian Rapoport tells Rich why Dak Prescott’s MRI was standard operating procedure and that the Cowboys’ QB will be just fine to start the season, why the Texans have two options with embattled QB Deshaun Watson and if a trade to the Eagles could be in the works, when the Colts are expecting Carson Wentz to return and why the team doesn’t want to rush him back from his foot surgery, why the Dolphins are pushing Tua Tagovailoa to take more risks and chances this preseason, and if there’s still a chance Aaron Rodgers can finish his Hall of Fame career in Green Bay. In our first Overreaction Monday segment of the season Rich weighs on how soon each of the 2021 NFL Draft 1st Round quarterbacks will win their teams’ starting jobs, and if the Cowboys should be worried about Dak Prescott’s lingering shoulder injury. Rich wraps up the hour breaking down the first week of the NFL cracking down on its taunting rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
REShow: Louis Riddick - Hour 1 (08-16-21)
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Rich opens the hour recapping his month away from the show including his contracting Covid-19 and why he considers himself “one of the lucky ones.” Rich recaps the impressive debut of Bears’ rookie quarterback Justin Fields and says why Chicago would be better off starting him Week 1 over Andy Dalton. ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Louis Riddick tells Rich why he was impressed by the pre-season debuts of this year’s crop of rookie quarterbacks and why each on has the potential to be special, why he’s hoping the Bears hand the starting QB job to Fields to start the season, why Jameis Winston has a leg up on Taysom Hill in the Saints QB competition and why Mac Jones will be the Patriots starter within the season’s first month. Rich and Brockman wrap up the hour debating when Bill Belichick will/should/could name Mac Jones as the Patriots' starting QB. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
REShow: Renee Montgomery & Andy Holloway - Hour 3 (08-13-21)
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Two-time WNBA champion and Atlanta Dream VP/Part-Owner Renee Montgomery and Ben discuss how she manages to squeeze all of her interests, jobs and responsibilities into a 24 hour day and much more.   Co-host of ‘The Fantasy Footballers’ Andy Holloway and Ben discuss who should be the #1 overall pick in your fantasy draft, what we can expect out of Tom Brady from a fantasy perspective and which sleeper QB to grab in the late rounds, why AJ Green could surprise a lot of people on the Cardinals this season, and which rookie running backs could emerge as stars in 2021.   Film critic Jeffrey Lyons (Ben’s dad) calls in to discuss MLB’s ‘Field of Dreams’ game and his undying love of the Red Sox and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
REShow: Alan Faneca - Hour 2 (08-13-21)
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Guest Host Ben Lyons, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson debate if NFL teams are wise to sit their star players for the entire pre-season or if they’re being overly cautious.   Former NFL offensive lineman Alan Faneca tells Ben what it was like to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and reveals what the best gift he ever received from one of his quarterbacks.   The guys wrap up the hour debating Brockman’s belief that older movies like ‘Citizen Kane’ aren’t worth watching, which leads to Ben revealing that actor Ian Ziering once called him for info when playing a game of ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ trivia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
REShow: James Davis - Hour 1 (08-13-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson tip off the hour reacting to the epic ‘Field of Dreams’ game between the Yankees and White Sox that saw the games drama live up to that of the original film.   Comedian/writer/actor James Davis and Ben discuss his wide-ranging career that has seen him hosting a golf show, ‘Golf Road Trippin’, a football show with Martellus Bennett, and doing Funny or Die skits with Don Cheadle. Davis also makes his case to emcee a possible Lakers championship parade of LeBron and Carmelo Anthony can capture the next NBA title.   Brockman renews his locked-in-won’t-budge stance that being an astronaut would be the most boring thing in the world (and also in out space, apparently), and reverses his stance on Mac Jones, saying the rookie QB should be the Patriots’ starter based on one pre-season game, which leads to a debate on whether or not it’s irresponsible for NFL teams to throw young QB’s into the fire before their ready to handle the responsibility of being a starter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2021
REShow: Shane Powers - Hour 3
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Former ‘Survivor’ contestant Shane Powers tells guest host Ben Lyons how he, a Nebraska native, came to be a Buccaneers fan back in 1979 and wonders if Tom Brady and the Bucs can run the table and go undefeated this season, and why Dan Patrick would top Rich Eisen in a sports version of ‘Survivor’ but why NOBODY would beat Al Michaels in his prime.   The guys wrap up the hour hitting on a range of topics including the Packers season outlook, where Carmelo Anthony should live in L.A., and a wide range of famous August 12th birthdays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2021
REShow: Clinton Yates - Hour 2 (08-12-21)
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The Undefeated columnist Clinton Yates calls in from Iowa and tells guest host Ben Lyons what the atmosphere is at the Field of Dreams game between the Yankees and White Sox, if the Dodgers should be concerned about Clayton Kershaw’s availability for the stretch run, Shohei Ohtani’s long-term future with the Angeles, and if the Yankees can turn it around and make the playoffs.   Ben and the guys react to the Cowboys twitter account announcing Dak Prescott’s shoulder MRI and if the team should be concerned or VERY concerned.   Ben offers up a scorching hot take on the Jimmy Garoppolo vs Trey Lance QB battle, and explains why the Bears would be better off handing over the reins of their offense to Justin Fields sooner rather than later.   The guys wrap up the hour listing the top movie prequel ideas (White Men Can’t Jump, Back to School) they wish would be made asap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2021
REShow: Will Blackmon - Hour 1 (08-12-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson tip off the hour reacting to the news that 2-time NBA Champion J.R. Smith is going back to college where the 35-year-old hopes to play golf for North Carolina A&T.    Ben and the guys preview the Packers season and wonder if Green Bay has a chance to get back to the NFC Championship Game despite not making many changes in the off-season.   Former NFL defensive back Will Blackmon and Ben discuss his successful career as a wine sommelier following his 10-year career and more.   The guys wrap up the hour reveling in their excitement for the Yankees and White Sox playing the Field of Dreams game, except for Brockman who would rather watch meaningless pre-season football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2021
REShow: Selema Masekela - Hour 3 (08-11-21)
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Emmy-nominated Producer/Host/Musician Selema Masekela and guest host Ben Lyons discuss covering skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics and the explosion in popularity of Action Sports over the last decade, being the first person to do an TV interview with Kim Kardashian, and much more! (timestamp).      Ben and Chris Brockman discuss Jimmy Garoppolo being named the 49ers’ starting quarterback and how long he’ll last as the Niners’ QB1, and break down how Cowboys’ head coach Mike McCarthy came off in the first episode of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ where he invoked Austin Powers to help motivate his team. (timestamp).  Ben and the guys wrap up the hour running through the day’s top celebrity birthdays including Hulk Hogan, Chris Hemsworth and others. (timestamp).   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
REShow: Marshall Faulk & Bomani Jones - Hour 2 (08-11-21)
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Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the HOF’s Induction Weekend and his reaction to fellow Ram Isaac Bruce finally making it to Canton, his stance on NFL players getting Covid-19 vaccinations, and more.     ESPN Host & Commentator Bomani Jones and Ben discuss his hate of cryptic tweets and Instagram posts, why Air Jordan 2’s are the sneaker equivalent of Led Zeppelin III, Russell Westbrook to the Lakers, Kawhi Leonard’s aloofness, Dennis Schroeder to the Celtics, and the complicated legacy of former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden.   Ben and the guys wrap up the hour discussing how to bet on baseball, Lionel Messi switching jersey numbers, and what it’s like to wrestle with Hall of Fame running back LaDanian Tomlinson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
REShow: Jane Slater - Hour 1 (08-11-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson tip off the hour reacting to Russell Westbrook’s first press conference as a Laker and his remarkable journey from high school afterthought to NBA superstar/prodigal son.    NFL Network Cowboys’ reporter Jane Slater and Ben discuss the first episode of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks,’ Dak Prescott’s ankle and shoulder injuries and if the team’s brass should be concerned for his availability to start the season, if Dallas can ride all the talent on their roster all the way to the Super Bowl, the $10,000 suitcase Ezekiel Elliott bought Dak Prescott for his birthday, and why she would 100% kick some serious butt on ‘Survivor.’   Brockman wraps up the hour lamenting over the Red Sox slide (losing 9 of 11) and trying to talk himself into believing Dennis Schroeder can be a difference-maker for the Celtics next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
REShow: James Jones - Hour 3 (08-10-21)
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NFL Network Analyst and former Packers WR James Jones discuss if the Aaron Rodgers drama this spring and summer will have a hangover effect on Green Bay’s regular season, the “gotta win now” vibe at Raiders camp, the Saints-Michael Thomas situation, expectations for OBJ coming off an ACL injury, how covid vaccinations could impact the NFL season, and why the Broncos could be the surprise team in the AFC this season.      Ben, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson react to news that the NFL will put an emphasis on Taunting rules and worry that we might see a return to the No Fun League, and debate which player should be the #1 overall pick in most Fantasy Football League drafts this season.   The guys wrap up the hour running through the latest NFL news and the days top celebrity birthdays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2021
REShow: Quentin Richardson - Hour 2 (08-10-21)
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‘Knuckleheads’ podcast co-host Quentin Richardson and guest host Ben Lyons discuss his love of NBA Summer League basketball, his reaction to his former team, the Knicks, getting back to the playoffs, Michael Jordan’s influence on him growing up in Chicago, how he paired up with Darius Miles for their ‘Knuckleheads’ podcast, and his advice for TJ Jefferson on how to properly preserve his collection of Air Jordans.      Chris Brockman shares his strong (irrational?) opinion on Russell Westbrook’s “The Brodie” nickname, and break down Carmelo Anthony’s first Lakers press conference and the future Hall of Famer’s strong wine game.   Ben and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news out of Packers camp that Aaron Rodgers will be sitting out Green Bay’s slate of pre-season games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (08-10-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons kicks off the hour explaining why he’s 100% down with a Buccaneers vs Chiefs Super Bowl rematch between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes.   Ben, Chris Brockman and Cowboys superfan TJ Jefferson preview the new season of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ and list the top 4 storylines they’re looking forward to most.   Chris Brockman reacts live to learning the Celtics new point guard is…Dennis Schroeder.    Ben and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down Luka Doncic’s huge extension from the Mavs and what Dallas can do next to surround their young guard with more talent, and take a VERY close look at Kawhi Leonard’s ‘WHAT ARE THOOOOSE?!?!’ shoe choice when he attended a Clippers’ Summer League game last night.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2021
REShow: Kendrick Perkins & Terri Jackson - Hour 3 (08-09-21)
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ESPN NBA Analyst and ‘Hoop Streams’ co-host Kendrick Perkins tells guest host Ben Lyons how he single-handedly motivated the Team USA Men’s Basketball team to Olympic gold in Tokyo, if his relationship with the game of basketball has changed since joining the media, and his surprising love of animals-in-nature shows on TV that have led to a desire to swim with sharks.    WNBA Players Association Executive Director Terri Jackson and Ben discuss the league’s mid-season Commissioner’s Cup tournament, her son Jaren Jackson Jr. rocking a Rock the Vote jacket when he was drafted into the NBA, and more!   The guys wrap up the hour reacting to the anniversary of Wayne Gretzky being sold to the L.A. Kings, and run through the plethora of today’s famous birthdays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
REShow: Jim Trotter & JE Skeets - Hour 2 (08-09-21)
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NFL Network reporter Jim Trotter and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Induction Weekend, why the Saints shouldn’t react strongly to the latest round of Michael Thomas drama, if the Browns can live to the sky-high expectations this season, and if the NFL can make it through the entire season with fans in stadiums.   ‘No Dunks’ podcast co-host J.E. Skeets and Ben discuss Team USA’s success (men and women) at the Tokyo Olympics, his advice for anyone looking to jump on the NBA Top Shot bandwagon, why he’s a huge fan of the NBA’s Summer League, the evolution of his ‘No Dunks’ podcast, and if the age-challenged Lakers can challenge for another NBA title.   Ben on the guys wrap up the hour debating if we’ll see a Knicks title or a Knicks Hall of Famer first, and why Sue Bird’s list of championships in her hoops career is second-to-none. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (08-09-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons kicks off the hour reflecting on the “emotional currency” of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s induction weekend and the memorable moments from Peyton Manning, Jimmy Johnson, Charles Woodson and others.    Ben, Chris Brockman and TJ wrap up the hour reacting to the latest drama between the Saints and their star wideout Michael Thomas after his cryptic tweet throwing shade at the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
REShow: Maclain Way - Hour 3 (08-06-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons, Brockman and TJ start the hour discussing Mike Del Tufo’s tattoo with Ben and Brockman revealing why they’ve never gotten inked up.   Emmy-winning Writer/Director Maclain Way and Ben discuss his new Netflix sports documentary series ‘Untold’ which focuses on stories like the Malice at the Palace, Kaitlyn Jenner and much more.   The guys wrap up the hour talking Olympics wrestling, celebrity birthdays, and the time TJ found himself in a Manhattan club with Penelope Cruz and Shakira on his arms. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
REShow: Joe Castiglione & Kay Cannon - Hour 2 (08-06-21)
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Longtime Boston Red Sox announcer Joe Castiglione and guest host Ben Lyons discuss his storied career in Boston, sharing his favorite memories over the years behind the mic.   Ben, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson react to Josh Allen’s HUGE contract from the Bills and debate if it’s worth the risk to give big money to young players before they’ve proven than can consistently play at a high level year after year.   Emmy-winning Writer/Director Kay Cannon tells Ben how she, a Chicago Bears fan, got members of the Green Bay Packers to appear in ‘Pitch Perfect 2,’ why John Cena is not shy about dropping trou at a moment’s notice and why her new live-action version of ‘Cinderella’ on Amazon Prime is the most challenging film she’s made to-date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
REShow: Rich Eisen - Hour 1 (08-06-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson begin the day rejoicing over the return of NFL football (even though the Cowboys vs Steelers Hall of Fame Game was gawdawful to watch).   Rich calls in from Canton, Ohio and tells Ben how special the Pro Football Hall of Fame weekend is every year for the inductees and their families, if he shares TJ’s concern for the arm troubles of Dak Prescott and Jacob deGrom, and if there’s any chance AT ALL that the HOF speeches will be limited to 7 minutes per inductee.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2021
REShow: Brendan Hunt - Hour 3 (08-05-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys tip off the hour revealing the Olympic sport in which they wish they could win a gold medal, and reacting to the shocking news out of Spain that Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona will be parting ways.   ‘Ted Lasso’ star Brendan Hunt tells Rich how the show went from a 1-off NBC promo to an Emmy Award juggernaut that is here to stay, and the inspiration behind his ‘Coach Beard’ character on the beloved Apple TV+ show.   The guys wrap up the hour trying to understand why Mike Del Tufo refuses to watch the new ‘Space Jam’ movie, reacting to Bill Belichick’s latest press conference gem, and celebrating today’s notable birthdays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
REShow: Sarah Spain & Katie Ledecky - Hour 2 (08-05-21)
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ESPN’s Sarah Spain and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the Cubs jettisoning their core of all-star players and the Bulls’ big splash in NBA free agency, her involvement as part owner of the Chicago Red Stars soccer team and the USWNT’s disappointing bronze medal at the Olympics, when Chicago fans can expect to see Justin Fields as the Bears’ starting QB and the possibility the team could move from Soldier Field to the suburbs.     The guys discuss the most random photos they have on their cellphones with Ben sharing some VERY head-scratching pics that will leave you asking ‘WTF’???    With Team USA earning a spot in the Olympic Basketball gold medal game, Ben and the guys debate whether or not Kevin Durant is the best basketball player on the planet.   The hour wraps up with 3-time Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky telling Ben how she got her 4 Tokyo medals home (in her checked baggage or carry on??), her desire for even more medals at the 2024 Olympics, and reveals her passion for Fantasy Football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
REShow: Charles Robinson - Hour 1 (08-05-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons tips off the hour discussing with Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson if they prefer their favorite teams be made up of home-grown players or stocked with hired hands and all-stars acquired via free agency and trades.   Yahoo! Sports Senior NFL Writer Charles Robinson tells Ben how Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson has looked so far in training game and if the Giants’ wild brawl is a bad omen for New York’s upcoming season, if the Cowboys can rebound from a disappointing 2020 season, if the Eagles would be wise to make a move for embattled Texans QB Deshaun Watson or wait for his legal troubles to play out.     Ben and the guys wrap up the hour discussing TJ’s penchant for Benihana to-go, if NBA stars like Kevin Durant are REALLY sleeping in those cardboard beds in the Olympic village, and if NFL fans are getting way too hyped up by twitter training camp reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2021
REShow: Trey Kerby & Richard Schiff - Hour 3 (08-02-21)
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The Athletic’s Trey Kerby tells guest host Ben Lyons why he’s thrilled with the Bulls’ free agent signings of Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan and Alex Caruso, and if the Hawks surprising success was a flash in the pan or a thing for the rest of the Eastern Conference to deal with for years to come.    Emmy award-winning actor Richard Schiff tells Ben why he, a die-hard Yankees fan, has little faith in the Pinstripes this season despite their recent resurgence, and how betting on the Mets in ’88 funded his cross-country move to L.A. and how Kirk Gibson’s World Series home run left him flat broke.   The hour wraps up with Rich calling in from the set of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ to discuss the possibility of Philip Rivers rejoining the Colts, how the Pro Football Hall of Fame plans to limit the length of induction speeches and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
REShow: Ross Tucker - Hour 2 (08-04-21)
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Former NFL offensive lineman Ross Tucker and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the possibility of Philip Rivers coming out of retirement to fill the Colts’ unexpected void at QB after Carson Wentz’s foot surgery or if trading for Nick Foles is a smarter (or dumber) option, why the violence and physicality of the NFL remains a lure for him years after his retirement, and why Belichick parting ways with Tom Brady was the Patriots head coach’s biggest mistake of his career.   Ben and the guys run through the latest NBA megadeals and debate which are worth the money (Steph Curry) and which might be like burning money (Kawhi Leonard).   The guys break down the Bulls’ free agent spending spree and wonder if Chicago can be a legit contender in the Eastern Conference, and which teams have the best odds on winning the NBA Championship in 2022.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (08-04-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons tips off the hour revealing his unabashed excitement for Carmelo Anthony signing with the Lakers and the Knicks trading for Kemba Walker.   Ben, Chris Brockman, and TJ Jefferson get into a HEATED (and comical) debate on how much Melo will actually contribute to the Lakers this season with Brockman going top-rope on some of his takes.   The guys wrap up the hour discussing the possibility of Philip Rivers ending his short retirement to return to the NFL and debate of the possible-future-hall-of-famer should stick to coaching high school football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2021
RESHow: Charean Williams - Hour 3 (08-03-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and Chris Brockman evaluate the top NBA free agency signings and say which teams improved or and which teams have hurt themselves so far, which somehow morphs into a Ben revealing his secret past producing (and catering) rap videos.   Pro Football Talk’s Charean Williams tells Ben if the Cowboys should be concerned about Dak Prescott’s shoulder injury and Jerry Jones’ desperation to win another Super Bowl, why this will be a long and frustrating season for the Houston Texans, and which team has the best chance to topple Tom Brady and the Buccaneers from their NFC perch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
REShow: Gregg Rosenthal & Josiah Johnson - Hour 2 (08-03-21)
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NFL Network analyst Gregg Rosenthal and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the expectations for the Patriots, Steelers and Rams this season, the chaos that erupted at Giants camp today, if Jameis Winston can lead the Saints to the playoffs, the Colts’ options in the wake of Carson Wentz’s foot surgery, and which NFL players would do well at the Olympics.    ‘Outta Pocket’ Podcast host Josiah Johnson and Ben discuss how he reacted to seeing his dad, Marques Johnson, going shirtless during the Bucks’ victory parade, his reaction as a Lakers fan to Alex Caruso signing with the Bulls, his upcoming show on Colin Kaepernick, his hopes for a Bucks-Lakers NBA Finals, and why L.A. fans should be excited for the Russell Westbrook trade.   Ben, a Knicks fan, wraps up the hour expressing his concern/dismay at the team’s Evan Fournier signing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
REShow: Amin Elhassan - Hour 1 (08-03-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons tips off the hour breaking down the bevy of signings that happened once the NBA’s free agency period started including reaction to the Knicks' and Lakers' moves, and Chris Paul re-signing with the Suns.    Meadowlark Media’s Amin Elhassan and Ben break down the top NBA free agent signings including the Bulls landing Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso, Bobby Portis staying with the Bucks and Mike Conley re-upping with the Jazz, and discuss if Carmelo Anthony to the Lakers and Zion Williamson the Knicks down the road is a fait accompli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 3 (08-02-21)
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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the NFC’s top contenders and which team’s defense could “give Tom Brady fits,” and the top AFC storylines for the 2021 season including Odell Beckham Jr’s return from injury, Tua Tagovailoa’s tenuous hold on the Dolphins starting QB job, the Colts sudden opening on their quarterback depth chart, and why the Steelers will regret bringing back Ben Roethlisberger for one more season.   Rich calls in from the set of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ to discuss the latest from the Tokyo Olympics including the feel-good stories that have emerged that illustrates what true sportsmanship is all about, and if the Colts would consider lobbing in a call to Philip Rivers to lure him out of retirement in the wake of Carson Wentz’s foot surgery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
REShow: Howard Beck & Karl Ravech - Hour 2 (08-02-21)
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Sports Illustrated Senior NBA Writer Howard Beck and guest host Ben Lyons discuss if the Knicks can improve on their surprising success by buffing up the roster via free agency, if the Mavs can bring another player-maker to Dallas to pair up with Luka Doncic, if the Pelicans will be able to keep Zion Williamson when he becomes a free agent, and if we’ll soon see a plethora of bad free NBA contracts a la Luol Deng and Timothy Mozgov.    ESPN’s ‘Baseball Tonight’ host Karl Ravech and Ben discuss the division races heating up between the Red Sox & Yankees and Dodgers & Giants, the Cubs trading away all of their best players, and if the Angels will be able to keep Shohei Ohtani when the 2-way star becomes a free agent in two years.     Ben and the guys wrap up the hour discussing their expectations for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers this season with someone making a bold (actually not so bold) prediction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
REShow: Jason La Canfora - Hour 1 (08-02-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons tips off the hour lauding the Lakers’ trade for Russell Westbrook and debating Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson who think the move was less-than-inspired.   CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora tells Ben the short-term and long-term impact of Carson Wentz’s foot surgery and what the Colts’ options are at the QB position and why Wentz’s old team, the Eagles, might be even more upset by the injury, why he’s not buying the Cowboys hype and his pick to win the NFC East this season, and the USMNT’s Gold Cup soccer win over Mexico.   The hour wraps up with Ben telling all Cubs fans to knock off with all the whining about their team trading away all of their stars, and debating Chris Brockman who thinks the Colts got what they deserved by taking a chance on the oft-injured Carson Wentz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
REShow: Steve Wyche & Rich Eisen - Hour 3 (07-30-21)
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NFL Network Reporter Steve Wyche and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss Deshaun Watson’s situation in Houston and reveals that the Texans have engaged in preliminary talks about trading the embattled QB, what the Falcons’ outlook is with a brand-new coach combined with an aging quarterback in Matt Ryan, why the Packers need to solidify their QB succession plan despite the return of Aaron Rodgers, and which NFL QB is under the most pressure to succeed this season.   Rich calls in his duties on Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ recapping the top Olympics stories from the last 24 hours, some NFL talk, and his reaction to the big trades in the NBA and MLB that saw stars like Max Scherzer, Russell Westbrook and others on the move.   Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down the Win Total projections for the Steelers, and debate if the Rams or Chargers will be the more successful L.A. team this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
REShow: Bob Nightengale - Hour 2 (07-30-21)
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Chris Brockman begins the hour revealing his BOLD Tim Tebow prediction to guest host Ryan Leaf and TJ Jefferson.   USA Today MLB Columnist Bob Nightengale and the guys break down the big baseball trades over the past two days including the Dodgers’ blockbuster deal to land Max Scherzer and Trea Turner, Anthony Rizzo and Joey Gallo to the Yankees and more.   Ryan and the guys reveal their love of indulging in bad stadium food, and why bad movie theatre food is even more irresistible.   The guys wrap up the hour debating whether or not the Lakers made a good move in trading for Wizards guard Russell Westbrook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
REShow: Jeff Darlington - Hour 1 (07-30-21)
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Rich Eisen Show guest host Ryan Leaf, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson start the hour discussing the expectations for Aaron Rodgers this season and wonder when the 3-time NFL MVP will begin showing his age.    ESPN NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington and Ryan discuss expectations for the Packers this season now that reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers is back in the fold, if Covid-19 vaccinations will be a divisive issue in NFL locker rooms this season, why the Houston Texans seem like an expansion team and why they won’t be trading Deshaun Watson anytime soon.   Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that Colts QB Carson Wentz is out indefinitely with a foot injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2021
REShow: John McClain, John Cena & Holly McPeak - Hour 3 (07-29-21)
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The Houston Chronicle’s John McLain and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss the latest in the Deshaun Watson situation and reveals that the embattled QB is on the field at Texans camp but doing little more than standing around and checking his cellphone, the Rockets’ plans for the #2 pick in the NBA Draft, and why Covid-19 will continue to be one of the top stories throughout the upcoming NFL season.   Actor/WWE Superstar John Cena and Rich discuss his new movie ‘The Suicide Squad,’ his less-than-illustrious football career and whether Tom Brady is stalking him or vice-versa, and how he’s finally reached a point in his career where he’s truly enjoying himself be it in the wresting ring or on the silver screen.   3-time Olympian Holly McPeak and Suzy discuss beach volleyball and beach handball’s controversial uniform requirements. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2021
REShow: Joe Maddon & Rich Eisen - Hour 2 (07-29-21)
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Angels Manager Joe Maddon and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss the marvel that is Shohei Ohtani, how he makes his job a lot easier, why the two-way star deserves to be the AL MVP despite playing on a so-so team, and when we can expect to see the return of Mike Trout to the Halos’ lineup.   Rich calls in from the set of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ with his reaction to the Jets finally signing first round pick Zach Wilson and Aaron Rodgers’ press conference following his return to the Packers, and the top moments from the past 24 hours at the Olympics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2021
REShow: Andrew Brandt - Hour 1 (09-29-21)
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Rich Eisen Show guest host Suzy Shuster, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson start the hour recapping the latest in the world of sports including the Olympics, the NBA Draft, and Dak Prescott’s shoulder injury.   Former Packers executive Andrew Brandt tells Suzy why he was not surprised by Aaron Rodgers’ candor during his press conference after his return to the team, and if he thinks Rodgers can take the Packers to another Super Bowl.    Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest from the NFL including tidbits on the Saints, WFT, Todd Gurley and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2021
REShow: Marshall Faulk - Hour 3 (07-28-21)
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Rich Eisen Show guest host Suzy Shuster, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson start the hour debating which breakfast cereal is the best and reveal their idiosyncrasies when it comes to milk.   Suzy and the guys react to Aaron Rodgers’ soul-baring press conference upon his return to the Packers.   Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk and Suzy react to Rodgers ending his Packers holdout and explains why the disgruntled QB had a right to be upset with the Green Bay brass, and Simone Biles’ withdrawal from the Olympics’ Women’s Gymnastics competition.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
REShow: Rich Eisen & Ian Rapoport - Hour 2 (07-28-21)
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Rich Eisen calls in from the set of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ and reacts to Chris Brockman breaking the news that Randall Cobb was returning to the Packers, has some words of advice for the Jets regarding unsigned 1st round QB Zach Wilson, and recaps the best moments from the last 24 hours at the Tokyo Olympics.   NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and guest host Suzy Shuster discuss Aaron Rodgers return to the Packers and what his future with the team could look like, when the Jets can expect to have Wilson in camp, and the latest on the Deshaun Watson situation at Texans camp.   Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour taking more calls from viewers with their opinions on the Simone Biles situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
REShow: Bruce Feldman - Hour 1 (07-28-21)
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Rich Eisen Show guest host Suzy Shuster, Chris Brockman and TJ Jefferson start the hour railing against critics of Simone Biles who have railed against her pulling out of the Olympics’ Women’s Gymnastics competition due to mental health issues.   FOX Sports/The Athletic’s College Football Insider Bruce Feldman tells Suzy how Jordan Palmer has transformed himself from journeyman NFL backup to one of the most in-demand QB gurus who has worked wonders with Joe Burrow’s arm strength and Josh Allen’s accuracy, if we could see Notre Dame joining the rapidly expanding SEC, and why parity in college football might soon be a thing of the past.   Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour taking calls from viewers with their opinions on the Simone Biles situation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
REShow: Rich Eisen & Bob Costas - Hour 3 (07-27-21)
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Rich Eisen calls in from the set of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ to discuss Lydia Jacoby’s memorable Olympic swimming gold medal, Simone Biles pulling out of the Women’s Gymnastics Team Finals due to mental health issues, and Aaron Rodgers return to the Packers after threatening to sit out the season.   Hall of Fame announcer Bob Costas and Suzy discuss the return of his HBO show ‘Back on the Record,’ his reaction to Simone Biles, and which athlete and celebrity he still wants to interview most. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
REShow: Elizabeth Banks - Hour 2 (07-27-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster and the guys start the hour reacting to Texas and Oklahoma officially asking to join the SEC and if we’re seeing the beginning of the end of tradition in college football. (timestamp).      Suzy and the guys marvel at Shohei Ohtani’s latest exploits and if the Angels’ 2-way star deserves to be the AL’s MVP despite playing on a sub-par team. (timestamp).    Actress Elizabeth Banks and Suzy discuss her Masshole sports origins, what the Olympics would be like if her ‘Pitch Perfect’ character Gail Abernathy was on the mic in Tokyo, her now “My Body, My Podcast” venture, and the 20th anniversary of the cult classic ‘Wet Hot American Summer.’ (timestamp).      Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Simone Biles’ press conference following her withdrawal from the Women’s Gymnastics Team Final for mental health reasons.(timestamp).   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 1 (07-27-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster kicks off the hour reacting to Aaron Rodgers’ long-await arrival at training camp after ending is protracted standoff with the Packers.   Suzy and the guys react to Simone Biles’ shocking withdrawal from the Women’s Gymnastics Team Finals due to mental health reasons, and recap some of the thrilling moments from Day 4 at the Tokyo Olympics.   NBC Sports’ Peter King and Suzy discuss Aaron Rodgers return to the Packers and how his future with the team could play out, why he’s excited to see how good the Browns and Buffalo Bills could be this season, and why an NFL team shouldn’t trade Deshaun Watson right now.   Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour discussing whether or not the lack of fans at the Olympics is adversely impacting athletes in Tokyo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2021
REShow: Tom Pelissero - Hour 3 (07-26-21)
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Rich Eisen dials in from the desk of Peacock’s ‘Tokyo Gold’ show and tells guest host Suzy Shuster why he’s having an absolute blast doing highlights from a wide range of Olympic sports like Archery, Team Handball, Rugby and others.   NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero and Suzy discuss Aaron Rodgers' beef with the Packers and how Tom Brady’s situation in Tampa could provide a glimpse into a possible solution to his standoff with the team, and how the NFL and players union have found some uncommon common ground on one stance: player vaccinations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
REShow: Mirin Fader - Hour 2 (07-26-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster and the guys kick recap Luka Doncic’s 48-point Olympics debut and debate if they would chose the Mavs’ point guard or Giannis Antetokounmpo first if they were starting an NBA team.   The Ringer’s Mirin Fader and Suzy discuss here upcoming biography on Giannis and explains why the Greek Freak’s humble beginnings have kept the two-time MVP grounded despite his rise to NBA super stardom.     Suzy and the guys wrap up the hour celebrating the anniversary of ‘Caddy Shack’ which morphs into a debate on the best Kenny Loggins movie song which morphs into a discussion on which movies they prefer to watch on a plane: something new or an old favorite? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 1 (07-26-21)
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Guest host Suzy Shuster and the guys kick off the hour recapping the latest from the Tokyo Olympics and revel in the drama and great storylines that draw us in even to the most fringe sports.    The MMQB’s Alert Breer and Suzy discuss the latest in the Deshaun Watson situation and if the Texans would be smart to trade the embattled QB now or wait for his legal issues to be settled, if there’s any solution on the horizon for the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and how Green Bay’s brass could have avoided the conflict from the get-go.   Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with the latest NFL news including Colts head coach Frank Reich testing positive for Covid-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
REShow: Hour 3 (07-23-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons begins the hour recounting some of the most unusual stories from his time as an entertainment reporter covering red carpet premieres and press junkets including classic moments with 007 Daniel Craig and Kanye West.   Ben, Brockman and TJ do deep dive into Giannis Antetokounmpo’s feel-good story and why the Greek Freak defied all odds to become a 2-time NBA MVP and reigning champion.    Ben and the guys wrap up the hour swapping stories about the most famous persons they’ve ever been on a flight with.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
REShow:Marques Johnson - Hour 2 (07-23-21)
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Bucks Analyst and 5-time NBA All-Star Marques Johnson tells guest host Ben Lyons what the team’s first NBA title since 1971 means for Milwaukee, how impressed he is with Giannis Antetokounmpo’s rise from obscurity to NBA champion, if we’ll ever see a ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ spinoff with his ‘Raymond’ character, and why he might be the only person in the world who can stop Michael Jordan’s trash talk in a heartbeat.      Ben shares a story about the time Red Sox slugger Tom Brunansky almost killed him during batting practice at Fenway Park when he was a ten-year-old.   The guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that Saints WR Michael Thomas will miss the start of the season after having surgery, and debate if any team in the NFC can knock the Buccaneers off their championship pedestal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
REShow: Andy Staples - Hour 1 (07-23-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys kick off the hour reacting to the news that Oklahoma and Texas are reportedly close to bolting the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference.   Ben and the guys marvel at the sheer spectacle of the Buccaneers new Super Bowl rings which are roughly the size of a small planetoid.   The Athletic’s Senior College Football Writer Andy Staples tells Ben what the benefits and pitfalls are of the Sooners and Longhorns joining the SEC and how it would change the rest of the CFB landscape, which school has the best tailgate atmosphere in the country, his early Heisman Trophy watch list, and why this might be Jim Harbaugh’s last year coaching Michigan.     The guys wrap up the hour revisiting the Bucs INSANE Super Bowl rings and recounting TJ’s birthday lunch and if they would be able to last a month on the TB12 diet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
REShow: Adnan Virk & Matt Walsh - Hour 3 (07-22-21)
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MLB Network/DAZN host Adnan Virk and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the heated race between the Dodgers and Giants in the NL West and if missing the playoffs will impact Shohei Ohtani’s star power, his ‘Cinephile’ podcast and what it was like being at eyewitness at the Oscars the year ‘La La Land’ was mistakenly announce as the Best Picture winner over ‘Moonlight.’   2-time Emmy-Nominated Actor/comedian Matt Walsh (‘Veep’) tells Ben why he, a die-hard Chicago fan, is hoping the Bears start the season with Andy Dalton as their QB1, the premise of his upcoming movie with Eva Longoria “Unplugging,’ and much more.   Ben and the guys wrap up the hour running through the top celebrity birthday’s and recapping the Bucks victory parade in Milwaukee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
REShow: Jaime Maggio - Hour 2 (07-22-21)
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CBS Los Angeles and Bally Sports West Anchor and Reporter Jaime Maggio tells guest host Ben Lyons why Justin Herbert and the Chargers are legitimate Super Bowl contenders, if Kawhi Leonard could be leaving the Clippers, and why Dodger fans were in the wrong for booing Kenley Jansen following the embattled closer’s 2nd straight blown save.   Ben and the guys break down Tom Brady’s comments to Jim Grey where he discussed the teams that passed on him during his free agency and how that added fuel to the fire that is his already burning competitiveness, and how his unbridle outspokenness contrasts with the reticent Aaron Rodgers.    Chris Brockman, TJ Jefferson and Ben debate if the Knicks or the Cowboys are more likely to win a championship first.   The guys wrap up the hour reacting to the NFL’s announcement that teams who have to cancel games due to Covid could be facing a forfeit if that game can’t be made up before the regular season ends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
REShow: Andrea Nix Fine - Hour 1 (07-22-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys tip off the hour breaking down Jerry Jones’ comments saying he’d do “ANYTHING” for another Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl title.   Academy Award-winning documentarian Andrea Nix Fine and Ben discuss her new HBO film ‘LFG’ about the US Women’s National Soccer Team’s quest for equal pay from the US Soccer Federation.      While watching the Bucks’ celebration parade, the guys debate which team from the past they would most like to party with (and which of those teams would have DESTROYED them).   Ben and the guys wrap up the hour discussing where they hope to see the NBA’s top free agents land next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
REShow: Rich Eisen & Josh Ostrovsky aka The Fat Jewish - Hour 3 (07-21-21)
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Rich Eisen dials in and tells guest host Ben Lyons why he’s happy to see Giannis Antetokounmpo’s hard work and dedication pay off with an NBA title, why he can’t wait for the start of the Tokyo Olympics, and which NFL storylines have him most excited for the start of training camps.   Social media content creator/influencer Josh Ostrovsky (AKA “The Fat Jewish”) tells Ben about that time he made a failed pitch to bring Giannis to the New York Knicks using Greek food as a lure, what it was like to watch the Super Bowl on a yacht… where there was an ostrich…named “Bradley Cooper,” and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
REShow: Amin Elhassan - Hour 2 (07-21-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys do a deep dive on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first NBA title and explain why his win is the feel-good story of the year and why his approach to life should be inspiring to all.   Meadowlark Media’s Amin Elhassan tells Ben if he regrets his post-Game 2 comments denigrating the Bucks and predicting their demise at the hands of the Suns, if Milwaukee’s home-grown approach will lead NBA teams away from the Super Team trend, why he was NOT a fan of Suns’ head coach Monty Williams going into the Bucks’ locker room after the game to thank his opponents, and why you should check out his “Cinephobe” podcast if you’re a fan of very bad movies.     Ben and the guys wrap up the hour wondering which current NBA player is most likely to crack the NBA’s All-Time Top Ten list when his career is done. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
REShow: Cassidy Hubbarth - Hour 1 (07-21-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys tip off the hour recapping Giannis Antetokounmpo’s epic night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to emphatically close out the Phoenix Suns to capture his first NBA title.   ESPN NBA Reporter & Host Cassidy Hubbarth and Ben discuss Giannis cementing his place among the NBA’s all-time greats with his 50-point night against Phoenix and his stellar play throughout the 2021 NBA Finals, the Suns’ chances to regroup and make another title run and how the rest of the NBA will react to Giannis’ disparaging comments about super teams, and what winning a title means to the close-knit Antetokounmpo family.    Ben and the guys wrap up the hour nerding out over their shared love of trading card collecting and how the sports memorabilia business has BOOMED in recent years pricing many fans out of the market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
REShow: Nick Swisher - Hour 3 (07-20-21)
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FOX Sports MLB Analyst Nick Swisher and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the Yankees’ disappointing season so far and why he’s optimistic the Pinstripes can turn things around in the 2nd half, why he (like the rest of the world) is a big fan of Angels 2-way star Shohei Ohtani and which fringe Olympic sports he would have excelled at, and a rapid fire reaction to Giannis Antetokounmpo on the verge of his 1st title and if the Red Sox have a chance to win it all this season.     Ben and the guys preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals and debate where a Bucks title would rank in the long history of Wisconsin sports achievements.   Chris Brockman and Ben get into a heated debate about what makes a basketball player Hall of Fame worthy and whether Carmelo Anthony’s NBA exploits are enough to earn him a spot among the sport’s legends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 2 (07-20-21)
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The MMQB’s Albert Breer and guest host Ben Lyons discuss the latest developments in the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and what’s likely to happen (or not happen) as the start of training camps approach, how much of an impact the Cam Akers achilles injury will have on the Rams Super Bowl hopes, and if the Chiefs can return to the Super Bowl with a revamped offensive line.   Ben and the guys react to ESPN’s announcement that Peyton and Eli Manning will be on an alternate feed of Monday Night Football and debate if that move will adversely impact the viewership of the main MNF broadcast, which somehow segues into a discussion about whether Snoop Dogg is the Swiss Army Watch of entertainers.   The guys wrap up the hour answering the viral baseball question: would the best player born on your birthday be able to get a hit off the pitcher who started Game 1 for the World Series-winning team the year you graduated high school? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
REShow: Chris Mannix - Hour 1 (07-20-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and the guys tip off the hour previewing the NBA Finals Game 6 including how much a role controversial ref Scott Foster will play, and lament that this could be the last pro game for a few months.      Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Chris Mannix tells Ben what adjustments the Suns need to make to extend the Bucks to a Game 7 and how a finals loss will impact Chris Paul’s future in Phoenix, why Team USA will have its hands full at the Olympics in Tokyo and will have to scratch and claw just to earn a spot on the medal stand, and why the Clippers are likely to commit to Kawhi Leonard long-term despite his ACL injury.    Ben and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Tom Brady and the Bucs’ visit to the White House today and wonder when was the last time TB12 had a bad day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
REShow: Ryan Hollins - Hour 3 (07-19-21)
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10-year NBA veteran Ryan Hollins and guest host Ben Lyons discuss if the Suns can regain their mojo to avoid a Game 6 closeout loss to the Bucks, what another playoff failure would mean for Chris Paul’s legacy, and why NBA fans have forgotten how to behave in arenas following a year-long covid lockdown.   Ben and the guys celebrate the anniversary of ‘The Dark Knight’ release paying homage to Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and the late, great Heath Ledger.   The guys wrap up the hour comparing how some historic baseball events match up with today’s MLB and debate if any Shohei Ohtani-Babe Ruth comparisons are fair…for either player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
REShow:Hally Leadbetter - Hour 2 (07-19-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons reacts to the latest incident of bad fan behavior where a fan threw a ball on the field and hit Red Sox outfielder Alex Verdguo in the back at Yankee Stadium.    Golf Digest/GOLFTV host & producer Hally Leadbetter and Ben discuss Collin Morikawa’s British Open win and why we’re likely to see a lot more major championship wins from the 23-year-old, how much is real and how much is contrived in the Bryson DeChambeau vs Brooks Koepka rivalry, and why golf is on the precipice of a major change with the influx of new players and styles on the sports’ landscape.     Ben and the guys wrap up the hour recounting the remarkable accomplishments amassed by Giannis Antetokounmpo in his young career and wonder if we don’t give him enough credit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
REShow - Hour 1 (07-19-21)
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Guest host Ben Lyons and Chris Brockman begin the hour roasting TJ Jefferson for not knowing who Collin Morikawa is and recap the golfer’s impressive win at the 2021 British Open.    Ben and the guys break down the surprising turn of events at the NBA Finals where the Suns have seen their commanding 2-0 lead over the Bucks flip to a 3-2 deficit thanks primarily to the heroics of 2-time MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.   The guys wonder why Suns PG Chris Paul has faded in the finals last three games and what another disappointing playoff finish will mean for his legacy when his career is all said and done.   Ben, a die-hard Knicks fan, wraps up the hour reflecting back on his favorite “Linsanity” moments when Jeremy Lin took the big apple by storm during the 2011-12 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
REShow: Madelyn Burke - Hour 3 (07-16-21)
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With guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
REShow: Steve Novack & Riley Welch - Hour 2 (07-16-21)
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With guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
REShow: Jorge Sedano - Hour 1 (07-16-21)
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With guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
REShow: Shane Powers & Ro Parrish - Hour 3 (07-15-21)
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With guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
REShow: Jamie Patricof - Hour 2 (07-15-21)
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With guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
REShow: Ramona Shelbourne - Hour 1 (07-15-21)
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WIth guest host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
REShow: Brian Peters and Jaques Slade - Hour 3 (07-14-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
REShow: Marques Johnson and Earl Monroe - Hour 2 (07-14-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
REShow: John Ireland - Hour 1 (07-14-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
REShow: Scott Feinberg and Domonique Foxworth - Hour 3 (07-13-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
REShow: Peter Rosenberg - Hour 2 (07-13-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
REShow: Clinton Yates - Hour 1 (07-13-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
REShow: Mychal Thompson - Hour 3 (07-12-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
REShow: Jared Christopher and Jared Greenberg - Hour 2 (07-12-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
REShow: Adnan Virk - Hour 1 (07-12-21)
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with Guest Host Ben Lyons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
REShow: Paul Scheer - Hour 3 (07-09-21)
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Rick kicks off the hour with a game-by-game breakdown of Washington Football Team’s 2021 schedule with a bold prediction on what their final record will be.   Actor/Comedian Paul Scheer and Rich discuss his die-hard Clippers fandom and says why the Suns had “an easy run” to the NBA Finals because of the key injuries to their playoff foes, the return of his Showtime comedy ‘Black Monday,’ and if he would ever go the Deion Sanders/Brian Urlacher route and opt for hair replacement surgery.   MMA journalist Ariel Helwani and Rich preview Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier in UFC 264, talk Stanley Cup finals with some harsh words (as a Canadiens fan) for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and why he predicts Damian Lillard will be playing for the Knicks next season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
REShow: Kevin Clark - Hour 2 (07-09-21)
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The Ringer’s Kevin Clark and Rich discuss Aaron Rodgers at ‘The Match’ and their disappointment that the embattled QB give us little insight on his standoff with the Packers, the 49er getting beat to the punch on landing Matthew Stafford and why you can expect rookie QB Trey Lance to start for the Niners sooner rather than later, how soon Trevor Lawrence and Justin Fields will assume the starting job for the Jaguars and Bears, why the Cowboys might be the most overlooked team in the NFL heading into the 2021 season, and why he’s 100% on the Cleveland Browns bandwagon this season.   To honor Tom Hanks’ 65th birthday, Rich and the guys debate which is the most underrated Hanks movie: Bachelor Party, You’ve Got Mail, Nothing in Common, or That Thing You Do.   Rich wraps up the hour proposing an intriguing scenario: what if the Super Bowl features Baker Mayfield and the Brows vs Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Washington Football Team? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
REShow: Kurt Warner - Hour 1 (07-09-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Suns’ Game 2 NBA Finals win over the Bucks despite an impressive game from Giannis Antetokounmpo, and says why the series might be over already for Milwaukee against a peaking Phoenix squad.   NFL Network Analyst and Pro Football Hall of Fame QB Kurt Warner tells Rich what a Suns NBA title would mean for Phoenix and the state of Arizona and how Chris Paul reminds him of himself when he took the Cardinals to the Super Bowl, why he sees Aaron Rodgers playing for the Packers this season and Larry Fitzgerald putting off retirement, and how tough he was on Zachary Levy while giving the actor throwing lessons as he prepared to portray Kurt in the upcoming biopic ‘American Underdog.’   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour recapping the thoroughly awesome events in San Diego (Slam Diego?) where a Padres rookie hit a grand slam off Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer in his first MLB at bat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
REShow: Jarrod Bunch - Hour 3 (07-08-21)
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Rich starts the hour recapping England’s controversial UEFA Euro 2020 semifinal win over Denmark and why it appears European soccer fans, like NBA fans this season, have forgotten how to behave in public following a year-long lockdown.     In honor of the 11th anniversary of LeBron James’ infamous “The Decision” show, TJ Jefferson and Chris Brockman list their all-time sports heel turns.   Former NFL fullback Jarrod Bunch and Rich discuss his allegations that he was molested by the University of Michigan team doctor, Robert Anderson, during his time playing football in Ann Arbor in the late 1980’s and early 90’s.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the Suns vs Bucks NBA Finals Game 2 and wonder if it’s too early (waaaaay too early??) to start talking about a Suns’ dynasty. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
REShow: Saquon Barkley & Bill Barnwell - Hour 2 (07-08-21)
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New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley and Rich discuss the timeline for him to get back on the field following his season-ending knee injury, his reaction to fellow Penn State Nittany Lion Carl Nassib announcing he’s gay, and why he went into business with ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter and Clippers star Kawhi Leonard.   ESPN Senior NFL Writer Bill Barnwell tells Rich his obvious (Patrick Mahomes) and dark horse (Jameis Winston) candidates for NFL MVP, which teams would be tempted to trade for disgruntled Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, and why he’d happily hand over $50 to watch a pay-per-view event where Tom Brady revealed which QB he was talking about when the said “that MF’er!??” on LeBron James’ HBO show ‘The Shop.’      Rich wraps up the hour debating on whether or not it would make sense for the Jets to trade rookie QB Zach Wilson to Green Bay for Rodgers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
REShow: Jon Barry - Hour 1 (07-08-21)
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Rich starts the hour with a recap of the Lighting capturing their 2nd straight Stanley Cup and says why this might be the most impressive back-to-back title run…in ANY sport, and explains why, somehow, maybe, perhaps Tom Brady is the reason for Tampa Bay’s cup win and why the city can now be called “Champa Bay.”   ESPN NBA Analyst Jon Barry and Rich discuss if this is the season Chris Paul’s bad luck in the playoffs finally changes with his first NBA title, if the Bucks can bounce back in Game 2 and why Phoenix would be a legit champion despite injuries that sidelined their playoff opponents’ top players, and if we will see possible trades of Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Sixers guard Ben Simmons this offseason.   Rich wraps up the hour listing his Top 5 Shrug Emoji NFL Teams for the coming season…teams that have big, lingering questions about starting QBs, hold out QBs (ahem, Aaron Rodgers), etc. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
REShow: Jared Harris - Hour 3 (06-07-21)
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Rich and the guys tee off the hour debating which athletes should take part in the next iteration of ‘The Match’ or if they should run it back with Tom Brady vs Aaron Rodgers again, and Rich explains why not having Rodgers on the field for the 2021 NFL season is an unthinkable outcome not only for Packers fans but for all NFL fans.    Emmy-nominated actor Jared Harris and Rich discuss the England-Denmark Euro 2020 semifinal and how he will be watching and cheering for his home country from Florida, why the failed European Super League was dead on arrival, and his new AMC revenge thriller ‘The Beast Must Die.’    Rich wraps up the hour telling the guys about his first Uber ride in over a year and if it was enough to raise his rating up from a paltry 4.54. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
REShow: Jim Palmer & Jeff Van Gundy - Hour 2 (06-07-21)
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Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer tells Rich the difference (and surprising similarities) between pitching in today’s MLB vs his heyday in the late 60’s and 70’s, and why he, a 3-time Cy Young Award winner, is blown away by Shohei Ohtani’s two-way pitching-hitting talents.   ESPN NBA Analyst Jeff Van Gundy tells Rich how Suns Head Coach Monty Williams has taken Phoenix from one of the NBA’s worst teams to three wins away from becoming NBA Champions, why the Suns can rely on Chris Paul and why Giannis Antetokounmpo is a liability for the Bucks late in games, and his reaction to each of Rich’s 4 ways to improve NBA replay reviews.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Tom Brady’s taking aim at himself with some memes on Twitter after losing “The Match” to Aaron Rodgers which leads to Del Tufo staking claim to the “Pre-Game Audio GOAT” title.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (06-07-21)
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Rich tips off the hour breaking down the Suns’ impressive Game 1 victory over the Buck in the NBA Finals and wonders if Milwaukee has any chance against a Phoenix team that is firing on all cylinders.   Rich recaps Aaron Rodgers’ & Bryson DeChambeau’s win over Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson in The Match and lists his top takeaways including Aaron Rodgers’ Packers future, Brady’s mass appeal, and Phil Mickelson’s status as the GOAT playing partner.   Rich wraps up the hour taking inspiration from Aaron Rodgers to channel his inner Chi in an attempt to resist getting riled up by his usual triggers like Knicks owner James Dolan and the movie ‘Rudy’ among others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
REShow: Ezra Frech - Hour 3 (07-06-21)
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Rich tees off the hour listing the top five things he wants to see on tonight’s “The Match” featuring Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson vs Aaron Rodgers and Bryson DeChambeau.   16-year-old Ezra Frech tells Rich his amazing life journey that includes being the youngest U.S. Paralympic Track & Field athlete at the Tokyo Games, being the reigning Under-17 High Jump World Champion, and founding ‘Angel City Sports’ to allow more disabled kids to compete in sports.     Rich and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down Ben Simmons’ trip to Wimbledon and the smooch caught on camera with Maya Jama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
REShow: Gregg Rosenthal - Hour 2 (07-06-21)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour reacting to the Cowboys being tabbed for this season’s ‘Hard Knocks’ on HBO with mixed feelings in the room about how compelling a watch Dallas will be for the acclaimed HBO series.    With training camps approaching, Rich and Brockman give their very early picks for sleeper teams to watch in the NFC and AFC.   NFL Network analyst Gregg Rosenthal and Rich discuss Aaron Rodgers’ holdout and why a new guaranteed contract can put an end to the stalemate, why Justin Herbert and the Chargers are the most overlooked story in the NFL right now, when we can expect to see the talented crop of rookie QBs on the field this year and why he’s not as high on the Rams as a lot of other pundits, and the Browns’ and Jets’ outlook for the coming season.   Rich wraps up the hour renewing his vigorous vitriol for The Shift in Major League Baseball and how it snuffed out what should have been another memorable moment for Shohei Ohtani. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (07-06-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour holding ZERO back in expressing his glee that The Match 2021 is finally here where we’ll finally get to see Aaron Rodgers in public for the first time since the beginning of his much-discussed beef with the Packers’ front office.   Rich recaps Trevor Lawrence signing his rookie contract and (tongue-in-cheek) what that means for his status as the Jaguars’ starting QB.   Rich wraps up the hour debating Brockman and TJ as to whether or not competitive eater Joey Chestnut is an athlete or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
RES: Jay Chandrasekhar - Hour 3 (07-05-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
RES: Bobby Marks - Hour 2 (07-05-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
RES: Bill Shaikin - Hour 1 (07-05-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
RES: Kevin Arnovitz - Hour 3 (07-02-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
RES: Michael McCann & Cynthia Frelund - Hour 2 (07-02-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
RES: John Keim - Hour 1 (07-02-21)
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With guest host Ryan Leaf. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
REShow: Michael Smith & Joe Theismann - Hour 3 (07-01-21)
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‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith and Rich discuss the far-reaching impact of the new NIL rules on the college sports landscape and why it took so long to change the NCAA’s “archaic” rules, and if a possible Suns NBA title would come with an asterisk due to all the injuries suffered by opposing super star players on their way to the NBA Finals.   Super Bowl-winning QB Joe Theismann and Rich discuss Aaron Rodgers’ standoff with the Green Bay Packers’ front office and if there’s a solution in sight, and why he’s excited for the NFL season and the WFT’s title chances in particular.       Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing TJ Jefferson’s decision to pass up going to the ‘Space Jam 2’ premiere because he didn’t want to deal with L.A. traffic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
REShow: Rick Stroud - Hour 2 (07-01-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to day one of college athletes being able to profit from their name, image and likeness, and says the new rules should be applied retroactively to restore Reggie Bush’s Heisman Trophy but surprisingly feels sanctions against Michigan’s Fab Five should remain.   Buccaneers Insider Rick Stroud and Rich discuss Tampa Bay’s chances to repeat as Super Bowl champions, the Tom Brady-Bruce Arians dynamic and how the GOAT QB has changed the Bucs’ culture in just one season, and who could be the mystery QB Brady was denigrating with his “that MF’er??” comments on LeBron’s “The Shop” show.   Rich wraps up the hour railing against the NBA’s frustrating replay review process and has some ideas on how to fix the problem. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (07-01-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping Chris Paul’s monster night in for the Suns to close out the Clippers in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, and reacts to Patrick Beverley’s less-than-sportsmanlike behavior (to say the least) when he shoved CP3 in the back to earn an ejection.     Rich and the guys reveal their texting pet peeves with one of the guys giving a big thumbs down on the use of the thumbs up emoji.   On the anniversary of Bobby Bonilla Day (where the former Mets OF gets paid a million dollars from the team until the age of 72) Rich recaps some of the notable events that took place on the last day Bonilla played for New York back in 2001.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
REShow: Tom Glavine - Hour 3 (06-30-21)
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Jun 30, 2021
REShow: Jay Bilas - Hour 2 (06-30-21)
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Jun 30, 2021
REShow: Dan Patrick - Hour 1 (06-30-21)
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Jun 30, 2021
REShow: Roger Bennett - Hour 3 (06-29-21)
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Jun 29, 2021
REShow: Steve Levy & Don Mattingly - Hour 2 (06-29-21)
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Jun 29, 2021
REShow - Hour 1 (06-29-21)
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Jun 29, 2021
REShow: Colin Hanks & Nick Turturro - Hour 3 (06-28-21)
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Actor and die-hard Los Angeles Kings fan Colin Hanks and Rich discuss “The McSorley Curse” brought on by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1993 Stanley Cup Final which has jinxed every Canadian team since, why even he, a die-hard Giants fan, is shocked the San Francisco is the first 50-win MLB team, and the upcoming series ‘The Offer’ about the making of ‘The Godfather.’ (timestamp).      Actor Nick Turturro joins the show h in-studio to tell Rich why the Giancarlo Stanton trade is the root cause for the disappointing Yankees’ season and why he could solve many of the Pinstripes’ problems if only he were the team’s batboy, why he’s NOT A FAN of MLB’s decision to crack down on pitchers using foreign substances mid-season, and shares his favorite David Caruso stories from their time together on ‘NYPD Blue.’ (timestamp).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
REShow: Greg Cosell & Michael Wilbon - Hour 2 (06-28-21)
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NFL Films’ Producer/Analyst Greg Cosell and Rich discuss the long-overdue Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement of the NFL Films’ “Voice of God” voiceover legend John Facenda, and why Eagles QB Jalen Hurts, though he’s the clear-cut starter, still needs a lot of improvement to in order to keep the job long term.   ‘Pardon the Interruption’ Co-Host Michael Wilbon tells Rich his reaction to Scottie Pippen’s Phil Jackson racism allegations, that a Suns vs Bucks NBA Finals is not guarantee and why the Bucks can be a confounding team most nights, why he doesn’t see Ben Simmons suiting up for the Philadelphia 76ers next season, and why the Suns ‘Valley Oop’ game winning-dunk vs the Clippers means we can expect more drama in the West Finals despite Phoenix being up 3-1.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (06-28-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the weekend in the NBA saying Trae Young’s sprained ankle pretty much sinks the Hawk’s title chances and why the Clippers are unlikely to dig their way out of a 3-1 hole against the Suns.   Rich reacts to Scottie Pippen shocking comments on ‘The Dan Patrick Show’ today where the former Bulls F claims Phil Jackson is a racist.   Chris Brockman and Rich debate if the AFC East or the AFC North will be the tougher division this season and which player in any sport is the best to ever wear the number 7.   Rich wraps up the hour breaking down Tom Brady’s comments on LeBron James’ ‘The Shop’ where he MF’d a fellow NFL quarterback leading to the still unanswered question: who was Brady talking about?? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
REShow: Jake Cronenworth and Emmanuelle Chriqui - Hour 3 (06-25-21)
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Padres IF Jake Cronenworth and Rich discuss San Diego’s rise from also-ran to legit contender and their burgeoning rivalry with the World Champion Dodgers, his thoughts on pitchers getting checked on the mound for foreign substances, how much that GINORMOUS Padres swag chain weighs, and what it was like to strike out Mookie Betts in a mop-up relief appearance earlier this season. Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui tells Rich what it’s been like being stuck in Canada for nearly a year due to the global pandemic, why she, a Montreal native, has not been to and will not ever attend a hockey game, and why she’s excited for the release of her new film ‘Die in a Gunfight.’ Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Urban Meyer’s comments that rookie QB Trevor Lawrence isn’t ready to be the Jags’ starter by saying, “yes, he is!” And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
REShow: Mark Jones - Hour 2 (06-25-21)
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Longtime ESPN announcer Mark Jones and Rich discuss how much ESPN has changed over the years, Trae Young and the Hawks’ chances to win the NBA title this season, if this is the year Chris Paul finally breaks through and gets his championship ring, and his favorite stories about ESPN colleagues Bill Walton, Hubie Brown, Doris Burke, and Stuart Scott. TJ comments on the impact the late Stuart Scott had on his burgeoning journalism career back in college with his trendsetting approach to having their written words match their spoken words. Rich and the guys field calls from viewers telling some GREAT stories about their first concert experiences. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
REShow: Rex Chapman - Hour 1 (06-25-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Clippers’ Game 3 win over the Suns in the Western Conference Finals and wonders why injured star Kawhi Leonard was watching from a luxury box instead of being on the bench with his teammates. 12-year NBA veteran Rex Chapman tells Rich why he loves the Mavs’ hiring of Jason Kidd and how the new head coach will mesh with superstar point guard Luka Doncic, which teams make the most sense for Ben Simmons in a possible trade for the embattled Sixers’ PG, why the Suns have the best chance to win the NBA title out of the four remaining teams in the playoffs, and why he was “dead wrong” about his criticism of Trae Young when he was selected early in the 2018 NBA Draft. Rich wraps up the hour reflecting on the coming end of the Islanders’ Nassau Coliseum reflecting on the team’s glorious history there and his not-so-glorious personal history there back in his high school days. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
REShow: Marv Albert & John Smoltz - Hour 3 (06-24-21)
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Hall of Fame announcer Marv Albert surprises Rich on his birthday and the two discuss the surprising Atlanta Hawks and why this is the most wide-open NBA Playoffs he can remember, what he’ll be doing in retirement after nearly 6 decades as an announcer, and what are his favorite moments he’s witnessed first-hand in his storied sports casting career from the Barcelona Dream Team, to Willis Reed’s comeback vs the Lakers to Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game.’   John Smoltz, Hall of Fame pitcher and Emmy Award-winning analyst for FOX Sports and MLB Network, and Rich discuss MLB’s crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances and why “in two weeks it will be a non-issue,” if there’s a compromise that can be reached between pitchers and MLB that would make the game fair for batters but also safe for batters, and why Angels two-way star Shoei Ohtani could be as dominant as Mets ace Jacob deGrom if he only focused on pitching.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing if the Lakers would be a good fit for Ben Simmons, or if there’s any team out there in need of a non-shooting 6-11 point guard who passes up dunks. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
REShow: Iliza Shlesinger, Reggie Jackson & Al Michaels - Hour 2 (06-24-21)
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Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson surprises Rich with a call on his birthday and recalls hitting one of the most memorable All-Star Game home runs ever when he nearly hit the ball over the Tiger Stadium roof in 1971, his reaction to the current hullabaloo in Major League Baseball over pitchers using foreign substances, and his mindset that night in 1977 when he cemented his “Mr. October” legend by hitting 3 homers on 3 pitches against the Dodgers in Game 6 of the World Series.   Actress/comedian Iliza Shlesinger and Rich discuss what it’s been like to resume her stand-up comedy tour after taking a year off because of the Covid-19 lockdown, and the strange-but-true story that happened to her that was the basis of her new Netflix movie ‘Good on Paper.’    Rich’s son Xander dials in and makes his case to for the Rich Eisen Show to start up a Tik Tok page, much to TJ Jefferson’s chagrin.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
REShow: Michael Irvin - Hour 1 (06-24-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping Trae Young’s monster night (48 points, 11 assists) in Game 1 against the Nets and says why the Nets will have their hands full against Atlanta’s upstart young team.   Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin surprises Rich with a call on his birthday and says why he’s been so impressed with and excited by this year’s NBA Playoffs despite no LeBron or Steph Curry vying for a title, why he’s 100% certain Dak Prescott will suffer no lingering affects this year from his season-ending leg injury, and does a game-by-game breakdown of the Cowboys 2021 schedule where he predicts Dallas will go 13-4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
REShow: Tony Hale - Hour 3 (06-22-21)
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Rich starts off the hour railing agains MLB’s new rules enforcement on pitchers using foreign substances on the mound and how managers are already beginning to abuse their ability ask for reviews as gamesmanship to rattle opponents.   Actor Tony Hale and Rich discuss his new Disney+ series ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society,’ whether ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie, and what his classic character Buster Bluth is doing today in the ‘Arrested Development’ alternate universe.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating who spends more time and money on personal grooming: soccer superstar Christiano Ronaldo or ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
REShow: Bob Costas - Hour 2 (06-23-21)
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Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Costas and Rich discuss the mess that has become MLB’s policing of pitchers using foreign substances and a possible solution to the problem, why cheating in baseball will always be around despite best efforts to eradicate it, and his favorite recollections of retiring sportscasting legend Marv Albert.   Rich, Chris Brockman and Mike Del Tufo gang up on TJ Jefferson when the Altoona, PA native renews his claim that he’s from the “East Coast.”  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
REShow - Hour 1 (06-23-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the amazing ‘Valley Oop’ game-winning play for the Suns in their Western Conference Finals Game 2 against the Clippers, and explains why as thrilling as the play on the court was the game became unwatchable because of the lengthy delays for official replay reviews.   Rich reacts to the black eye MLB took last night after two embarrassing incidents involving umpires checking pitchers for foreign substances that resulted in a near brawl between Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer and Phillies manager Joe Girardi, along with A’s reliever Sergio Romo dropping his pants when he was checked by an ump.   Rich wraps up the hour ranting against the changes baseball has seen over the years which leads Chris Brockman to come up with new lyrics for ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame.’   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
REShow: Titus Welliver - Hour 3 (06-22-21)
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Rich and the guys begin the hour reacting to the first day of MLB umpires searching pitchers for foreign substances and why Jacob deGrom might go down as the greatest Mets pitcher ever.     Rich fields calls from viewers with polar opposite takes on the “Is ‘The Karate Kid’ a Sports Movie?” debate which leads to a potential fantasy football team name in honor of actress Glenn Close.   Actor Titus Welliver and Rich discuss the finals season of his Amazon Prime Video series ‘Bosch’ and the shocking revelation that he still doesn’t get free Amazon Prime, his experience on the HBO classic series ‘Deadwood’ and how he reacted when he caught his young son watching an episode of the profane and violent series, and how he’s managed to land a role in every Ben Affleck movie.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
REShow: Justin Rose - Hour 2 (06-22-21)
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Ten-time PGA Tour-winner Justin Rose and Rich discuss Jon Rahm’s US Open win after a rocky month in his personal life of the course and why some golfers are not big fans of the USGA’s tough course set ups, if we’ll ever see a Golf Super League, and why if he, a big fan of Chelsea in the Premier League, would adopt the Philadelphia Eagles as his favorite NFL team.    Rich and the guys celebrate the anniversary of ‘Karate Kid’ with a HEATED debate on whether or not the Ralph Macchio classic is a sports movie or not, which leads Rich into recounting the shenanigans that wend down on the set of the movie ‘Draft Day.’    Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Tom Brady’s “no F’s to Give” mindset now that he’s unencumbered by Bill Belichick’s staid environment in New England. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
REShow: Andrew Brandt - Hour 1 (06-22-21)
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Rich tips off the commenting on Ben Simmons’ controversial end to his season with the 76ers and explains why the embattled Sixers star still might be able to fulfil his vast potential…but with another team.     The MMQB’s Andrew Brandt joins Rich in-studio to discuss the financial windfall NCAA players could see after the Supreme Court’s big ruling this week, why we might be entering a Wild West era of playing college players, how Aaron Rodgers comported himself back when he took over the Packers helm from Brett Favre, why he doesn’t see Rodgers holdout lasting in to the regular season, and why the NFL is on a slippery slope with its policy on vaccinated vs unvaccinated players. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
REShow: Greg Olsen - Hour 3 (06-21-21)
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Rich and the guys kick off the hour wondering who Tom Brady was talking about when he denigrated a mystery QB in the teaser for the next episode of LeBron James’ HBO show ‘The Shop.’   The guys marvel at Shohei Ohtani’s latest exploits and fantasize about what the playoffs would look like.   Three-time Pro Bowl NFL Tight End Greg Olsen and Rich discuss the remarkable story of his 8-year-old son’s young life and recovery from his recent heart transplant surgery, and his big plans (along with Travis Kelce on George Kittle) to host 50 NFL TE’s in Nashville for their Tight End University summit (was Tim Tebow invited??)     Rich wraps up the hour recapping his Father’s Day where he got to spend it the way 99% of all fathers wish they could: doing absolutely nothing! And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
REShow: Michael Kay - Hour 2 (06-21-21)
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New York Yankees announcer Michael Kay tells Rich what it’s like to call three triple plays in one season, why he’s not a fan of MLB’s decision to crack down on pitchers using foreign substances on the mound, and why he thought Mike Tyson was going to punch him during one of his ‘Centerstage’ interviews.   Tulane Law School Sports Director Gabe Feldman and Rich break down how the Supreme Court “dropped the hammer” on the NCAA in regards to keeping college athletes unpaid, and when we might see athletes begin to cash in on their name and likenesses.     Rich reacts to the SCOTUS-NCAA ruling and says we’d all better get used to seeing our favorite schools’ top athletes in commercials very soon.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour breaking down TJ Jefferson’s priceless reaction to his Sixers getting bounced out of the playoffs at the hands of the Hawks. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
REShow: Brian Windhorst - Hour 1 (06-21-21)
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Rich tips off the hour breaking down the Hawks’ Game 7 win over the 76ers and explains why Ben Simmons “is a broken player” and is most likely done in Philadelphia…if the Sixers can find a taker for him.   ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst and Rich discuss Ben Simmons’ disappointing playoffs for the 76ers and why Philly should have pulled the trigger on a trade for PG Kyle Lowry, if the Sixers could pull off a blockbuster deal for Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard for the embattled Simmons, when the Suns can expect Chris Paul’s return following his positive Covid-19 test, and if Kawhi Leonard can make a return to the court for the Clippers in the Western Conference Finals.    Rich wraps up the hour recapping the thrilling end of the US Open at Torrey Pines where Bryson DeChambeau collapsed down the stretch unlike Jon Rahm who sank two clutch putts on his final two holes to capture the tournament.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
REShow: Deforest Buckner, Martin Sheen and Luke Wilson - Hour 3 (06-18-21)
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Colts DT DeForest Bucker and Rich discuss NFL players’ stance on getting Covid-19 vaccinations, facing his old team, the 49ers, and Titans new WR Julio Jones this season, and why he’s been highly impressed with Carson Wentz’ leadership so far. Actors Martin Sheen and Luke Wilson join Rich to discuss their new football movie ’12 Mighty Orphans,’ their love of sports movies, and what it was like for Sheen to be on the ‘Apocalypse Now’ set with acting legend Robert Duvall. Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the big news that Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will take part in the MLB All-Star Game Home Run Derby at Coors Field this summer. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
REShow: Louis Riddick and Ray Liotta - Hour 2 (06-18-21)
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ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Louis Riddick and Rich discuss Aaron Rodgers’ standoff with the Packers and the team CEO Mark Murphy dipping into the “petty pool” with his public comments about the disgruntled QB, why the Broncos would be the best fit for Rodgers if the Packers decide to move on from him, if Ryan Fitzpatrick could be WFT’s long-term answer at the QB position, and if he also did a spit take when the Jaguars said they’re not locked in on naming Trevor Lawrence their Week 1 starter. Emmy Award-winning actor Ray Liotta and Rich discuss his upcoming film ‘No Sudden Move’ and what its director Steven Soderberg has on common with Martin Scorsese, and reveals that he’s NEVER seen the iconic film ‘Field of Dreams’ in which he played the role of Shoeless Joe Jackson. Rich and the guys recap the amazing Twitter thread by a man who had to spend 24 hours in a Waffle House as punishment for finishing last in his fantasy football league, and break down how they would approach the loophole that allowed him to shave an hour of his sentence for every waffle he ate. Rich wraps up the hour explaining why journeyman QB Ryan Fitzpatrick makes the WFT the favorites to win the NFC East this season. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
REShow: Sam Amick - Hour 1 (06-18-21)
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Rich and the guys tip off the hour breaking down the latest news in the NBA and wonder which version of Paul George will show up for the Clippers tonight: Playoff P or Pandemic P? The Athletic’s Sam Amick and Rich discuss the reasons behind the shakeup in Dallas that saw big changes in the front office and coaching staff, why head coach Rick Carlisle stepped down with two years remaining on his contract, if all the changes help or hinder the team’s ability to keep superstar Luka Doncic in the fold, and the possibility the Trail Blazers shock the NBA world and trade Damian Lillard this offseason. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
REShow: Jeff Passan - Hour 3 (06-17-21)
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ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan and Rich discuss how baseball plans to actively enforce its rules on illegal foreign substances, the chances MLB will work with players and teams to develop a universal sticky substance that would be available on the mound for all pitchers to use, and Jacob deGrom’s latest injury scare. Rich and Chris Brockman ask TJ Jefferson if he’s more elated by the Clippers’ surprising Game 5 win over the Jazz or more pissed off about the Sixers choke against the Hawks which leads to TJ making a scorching hot take on Ben Simmons’ future in Philadelphia. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Matt LaFleur’s latest comments on Aaron Rodgers’ holdout and says what the Packers Head Coach was really thinking when addressing the media. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
REShow: Mike Vrabel and Bomani Jones - Hour 2 (06-17-21)
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Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel tells Rich how Bill Belichick has rubbed off on his coaching style, his advice for Urban Meyer as he ventures into the NFL head coaching ranks, and what Julio Jones brings to the team and how the All-Pro WR has meshed with the team’s culture so far. ESPN’s Bomani Jones tells Rich why the 76ers looked like “frauds” against the Hawks and if Ben Simmons can overcome his fear of shooting the ball (which is what NBA players are supposed to do), why he’s sticking with his pick of the Bucks to win their semifinal series against the Nets, Trae Young’s emergence as a legit NBA star in this year’s playoffs, why he’s convinced Aaron Rodgers will never play for the Packers again, and his thoughts on the anniversary of OJ Simpson’s infamous slow-speed chase. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the latest developments in MLB’s crackdown on pitchers using with Yankees’ ace Gerrit Cole lamenting the lack of communication between MLB higher ups and pitchers. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
REShow: BJ Armstrong - Hour 1 (06-17-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the 76ers’ epic collapse against Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks, then turns his attention to TJ Jefferson’s other NBA team where Playoff P stepped up big time for the Clippers without the injured Kawhi Leonard to deliver “the greatest win in the history of the franchise.” 3-time NBA champion BJ Armstrong and Rich discuss the Clippers unexpected win over the Jazz on the road without Kawhi in Game 5, what Sixers Head Coach Doc Rivers must be thinking the day after his team’s historic collapse and why Ben Simmons needs a huge confidence boost, why he’s concerned for Kevin Durant after he played every minute in the Nets Game 5 win over the Bucks, and what it was like being on the court with Michael Jordan during playoff crunch time. The guys wrap up the hour reacting to Rich and Chris Brockman’s appearance in the new Madden 22 trailer. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
REShow: Craig Melvin and Keenan Allen - Hour 3 (06-16-21)
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Rich starts the hour reacting to claims by Tampa Bay Rays ace Tyler Glasnow who says his elbow injury is directly due to MLB clamping down on pitchers using foreign substances on the mound. ‘Today’ show co-host Craig Melvin and Rich discuss his new book ‘Pops: Learning to Be a Son and a Father’ chronicling his family’s up-and-down history. Chargers WR Keenan Allen tells Rich why he’s a big fan of the Nets and why Justin Herbert is the Nikola Jokic of the NFL, why he’s been very impressed with Brandon Staley despite his status as a first-time head coach, why Justin Herbert is just scratching the surface on his immense potential, and why people shouldn’t sleep on the Chargers this season. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the NFL’s updated protocols for vaccinated players vs non-vaccinated players. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
REShow: Kendrick Perkins and Rod Carew - Hour 2 (06-16-21)
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Co-host of ESPN’s ‘Hoop Streams’ Kendrick Perkins and Rich discuss what the Kawhi Leonard knee injury impacts the Clippers’ chances to best the Jazz in their West Semifinal series, if Chris Paul’s positive Covid-19 test will slow down the Suns’ momentum, why the Milwaukee Bucks are a “dumb team” and lack basketball IQ, why the Hawks will force a Game 7 with the 76ers, and which open NBA job is the most attractive. Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew tells Rich how baseball has changed over the decades but that cheating has been a constant in the sports long history and that today’s players should stop complaining about it so much, why MLB should institute rules to limit or outright ban The Shift, who was the best hitter he ever saw (the answer WILL surprise you), and the batting tip he’d give to Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani to improve at the plate. Rich wraps up the hour making a BOLD bet in reaction to the Jaguars, fresh off drafting Trevor Lawrence #1 overall, saying they’re not sure how their QB competition will play out before Week 1. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
REShow: Jeff Darlington - Hour 1 (06-16-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping Kevin Durant’s stellar night in Game 5 where he dropped 49 on the Bucks to give the Nets a 3-2 series lead. Rich reacts to the news that Suns guard Chris Paul has tested positive for COVID-19 and how it could impact the West Finals, and if Kawhi Leonard’s knee injury has sunk the Clippers’ title hopes. ESPN’s NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington and Rich discuss Tua Tagovailoa’s disastrous day where he threw 5 interceptions during a Dolphins minicamp practice and his long-term future with the team with a potential Deshaun Watson trade a possibility, how the 2nd-year QB has improved over the off-season and if comparisons to Chargers QB Justin Herbert are fair, the latest in the Aaron Rodgers holdout saga and why he thinks the disgruntled Packers QB will indeed play for the team this season. Rich wraps up the hour commenting on the latest in the Aaron Rodgers situation and explains why he thinks Rodgers will return for a “swan song” season in Green Bay. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
REShow: Jon Wertheim & Frank Isola - Hour 3 (06-15-21)
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Sports Illustrated Editor and ’60 Minutes’ correspondent Jon Wertheim and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss his new book ‘Glory Days’ about how sports and culture changed forever over the summer of 1984, the French Open decision makers doubling down on their stance to fine Naomi Osaka for not speaking with the media at Roland Garros, and why Novak Djokovic could go down as the most successful men’s tennis player ever and also the most disliked by fans.     SiriusXM NBA Radio Host/Nets Studio Analyst Frank Isola and Ryan discuss James Harden’s status for Brooklyn’s Game 5 vs the Bucks and how much of an impact he might or might not have if he plays, how the Hawks and Clippers were able to even up their series against the Sixers and Jazz, if the long layoff will hinder or benefit the Suns, and his pick (for now) to win the NBA title.    Clippers fan TJ Jefferson react to Isola saying the Clippers could win it all while Leaf and Brockman are throwing their love behind the Suns.    They guys wrap up the hour going in-depth on whether or not this Wade Boggs urban legend holds water (or in this case, alcohol) – that the Hall of Famer once drank 60 beers on a cross country flight. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
REShow: Pete Dougherty - Hour 2 (06-15-21)
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Green Bay Press-Gazette Packers Columnist Pete Dougherty and guest host Ryan Leaf discuss the odds Aaron Rodgers actually follows through with his promise to never play for Green Bay again and what the impact on his legacy would be if that happens, how many games the Packers could expect to win with Jordan Love as the starting QB, how the Rodgers standoff has impacted Love’s development, and the odds the Packers will trade their disgruntled QB.    Ryan and the guys react to Aaron Rodgers’ latest tongue-in-cheek comments about his “uneventful” offseason and why his wardrobe choice spoke volumes about what he’s really thinking.   Ryan, proud owner of a 1-handicap, makes a huge announcement about his golf future.   Ryan wraps up the hour reflecting on his long journey from NFL player to prison inmate to where he is today and how the definition of “success” had changed dramatically for him. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
REShow: Rich Lerner - Hour 1 (06-15-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf tees off the hour previewing this week’s US Open and says why he’s no fan of “fake tough guy” Brooks Koepka and his loyal fans.   Golf Channel Host Rich Lerner tells Ryan if Phil Mickelson, fresh off his historic PGA Championship win, can capture the U.S. Open this week at Torrey Pines, which other golfers in the field have the best shot to capture the year’s 2nd major, and if the rivalry/feud between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau is real or more of a show to get social media views.     Ryan and Chris Brockman wrap up the hour showing their unabashed rooting interest in Mickelson this week. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
REShow: Ariel Helwani - Hour 3 (06-12-21)
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Rich starts the hour with further reaction to the Packers’ CEO’s foot-in-mouth comments calling Aaron Rodgers “a complicated fella.”   ‘Overreaction Monday’ returns with Rich’s takes on the Bucks title odds, Nikola Jokic’s controversial ejection, if the Suns can win it all, if the Clippers are gonna Clip in Game 4 vs the Jazz, and if the Sixers are the team to beat in the in the East.       MMA journalist Ariel Helwani and Rich discuss his leaving ESPN after declining to take a pay cut, why Nate Diaz’ UFC future remains bright despite his bloody loss over the weekend, if we’ll ever see Israel Adesanya vs Jon Bones Jones, and why Rich should still feel proud of the Knicks despite his unabashed hatred for team owner James Dolan. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
REShow: Tom Curran - Hour 2 (06-14-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Le’Veon Bell’s tweets over the weekend ripping Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid, and wonders if the former All-Pro RB’s time in the NFL has come to a close.   Rich react to Packers CEO Mark Murphy’s publicly saying that Aaron Rodgers is “complicated” and says how such comments could impact the disgruntled QB’s standoff with the team’s front office.    NBC Sports Boston’s Patriots Insider Tom Curran tells Rich how concerned/annoyed Bill Belichick is by the camp absence of underpaid lockdown CB Stephon Gilmore, why the team is “agog” over rookie QB Mac Jones and why there will be a “legitimate competition” for the starting QB spot, if Belichick and pull of a 3rd version of his Patriots Dynasty, why the Patriots weren’t more aggressive in pursuing a trade with the Falcons for Julio Jones, and what the realistic expectations are for New England for the 2021 season.   Rich wraps up the hour with a game-by-game breakdown of the Patriots early-season schedule could play out if rookie QB Mac Jones wins the starting job over Cam Newton.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
REShow: Richard Jefferson - Hour 1 (06-14-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Suns sweep of the Nuggets and wonders if this is the year Chris Paul re-writes his playoff legacy.   Rich and the guys debate of Nuggets center Nikola Jokic should have been ejected for his hard foul on Suns G Cameron Payne.    With yet another injury to one of their big three stars, Rich weighs in on whether Kevin Durant can put the Nets on his back with Kyrie Irving and James Harden out.   Nets analyst Richard Jefferson and Rich discuss the rash of injuries to Brooklyn and their chances to bounce back against the Bucks in their East Semi’s series, how Chris Paul has taken the Suns to another level (or two… or three) this season, why league MVP Nikola Jokic should not have been ejected for his hard foul on Cameron Payne, and his reaction to Stephen A. Smith saying Donovan Mitchell is the greatest player in Utah Jazz history.     Rich wraps up the hour reacting to another classic Bill Belichick press conference, and Kyler Murray’s less-than-flattering comments about the Dallas Cowboys. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
REShow: Jimmy Smits - Hour 3 (06-11-21)
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Jeff in Detroit poses a question that gets the debate wheels turning: Is Steph Curry the 2nd-greatest point guard ever…and is he even a point guard??   Sticking to the debate them, the guys discuss if it’s okay to wear a jersey of your favorite player to a game.   Rich breaks out a brand-new segment, “Crystal Ball It,” where he and the guys predict the sports headlines six months from now involving Aaron Rodgers, Kawhi Leonard, the Brooklyn Nets and more.   Emmy Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits and Rich discuss his new Lin-Manuel Miranda-directed musical ‘In the Heights,’ his VERY brief tenure on ‘Miami Vice,’ and why he owes a debt of gratitude to ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘NYPD Blue’ creator and pioneering TV producer Steven Bochco.   Rich wraps up the hour discussion what to say when your significant other makes a very uncomfortable observation while you’re watching a movie or sports on TV. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
REShow: Nate Burleson - Hour 2 (06-11-21)
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The guys kicks off the hour debating which NFL team has the best wide receiver duo now that Julio Jones and AJ Brown have teamed up in Tennessee.   Rich reacts to comments by Sean McVay and discusses how different the Rams’ offense will look this season following the trade for Jared Goff to the Lions for Matthew Stafford.   NFL Network & CBS Sports NFL Analyst Nate Burleson and Rich discuss his recent Sports Emmy win, why Aaron Rodgers should report to Packers camp, if a move to the AFC is in Rodgers best interests, which are the top under-the-radar storylines for the upcoming NFL season, and why the Saints might have something to say about the Buccaneers’ Super Bowl repeat chances.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Kyler Murray’s comments that he hasn’t put his baseball career to bed for good, and Russell Wilson’s comments on his beef with the Seahawks and how his situation compares to Aaron Rodgers’. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
REShow: Taylor Lewan - Hour 1 (06-11-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Bucks Game 3 win over the Nets that saw some dreadful offense/good defense and the strange sight of Kevin Durant’s personal bodyguard rushing on the court when KD squared off with Milwaukee’s PJ Tucker.   Rich recaps the Jazz shooting lights out to go up 2-0 on the Clippers and debates if Utah is not the favorites to win the NBA title.    Titans OT Taylor Lewan and Rich discuss his knee injury recovery and joke about some mock headlines that can be gleaned from his comments, why the Julio Jones addition doesn’t guarantee success, his reaction to Rich’s “Tenn-tastic 4” nickname for the team, and what was he thinking in his wardrobe choice at the recent CMT Music Awards show.    Rich wraps up the hour reacting to troubling allegations against Michigan football coaching legend Bo Schembechler. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
REShow: Isaac Bruce & Michael Holley - Hour 3 (06-10-21)
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Rams receiving legend Isaac Bruce and Rich discuss the lasting legacy of the Rams’ ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ offense, why the Julio Jones trade now puts added pressure on Titans QB Ryan Tannehill and what makes DeAndre Hopkins the best wide receiver in the NFL, and how he’s preparing for his year-delayed Hall of Fame speech.   Rich reacts to comments by Mets 1B Pete Alonso who actually wants pitchers to use sticky substances, and explains why his rationale actually holds water.   Rich wraps up the hour with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley discussing the many reasons why cheating by pitchers is a bad thing, chiefly because it results in BORING games. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
REShow: Malcolm Jenkins - Hour 2 (06-10-21)
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Saints Pro Bowl Safety Malcolm Jenkins and Rich discuss the Saints QB competition between Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill following Drew Brees’ retirement, Aaron Rodgers’ Packers standoff and why we’re seeing more NFL players use leverage against teams, the NFLPA’s stance on getting players vaccinated against Covid-19, and how he thinks former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer will do in the NFL as the Jaguars head coach.    ESPN’s Diana Russini calls in from Titans camp to discuss getting professional help for her obsession with Julio Jones (she took no less than 50 photos of him today).   Rich reacts to the Packers announcement that Lambeau Field will be full of fans this season and Bucs’ head coach Bruce Arians’ message to his players about getting Covid-19 vaccinations.   The hour wraps up with a heated debate on possible NBA trades with scenarios involving Damian Lillard teaming up with Giannis Antetokounmpo in Portland…or in Milwaukee??   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
REShow: Rob Demovsky - Hour 1 (06-1)
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Rick opens the hour talking NBA Playoffs and reacting to the first camp comments from Packers QB Jordan Love as he prepares to be Green Bay’s starter should Aaron Rodgers follow through on his threat to never play for the team again.    ESPN NFL Nation Packers Insider Rob Demovsky tells Rich that Love has been getting not just the majority of snaps in Packers’ minicamp but EVERY snap, how dug in Rodgers is on his boycott stance, and if his legacy with Cheese Head fans could change his mind and bring him back into the fold.   Rich wraps up the hour comparing how Aaron Rodgers relationship with the fans if he left Green Bay compares with what happened at the end of Brett Favre’s Packers tenure.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 3 (06-09-21)
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NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the lingering Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and how each day Rodgers stays away from Green Bay’s minicamp benefits Jordan Love, how the Titans landed Julio Jones from the Atlanta Falcons, if there is a settlement on the horizon between Deshaun Watson and his accusers which could bring about a trade of the Texans QB, and more.      Rich reacts to Tom Brady’s first time speaking to the media at Bucs minicamp and breaks down his championship mindset and tone he’s setting for a repeat run in Tampa.   The guys react to Gerrit Cole’s less-than-impressive response when he was asked if he’d previously used a foreign substance on the mound.   Rich wraps up the hour explaining how losing a Sports Emmy to Turner Sports’ Ernie Johnson became a great teachable moment for his kids. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
REShow: Jalen Rose - Hour 2 (06-09-21)
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ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose and Rich discuss the possibility Juwan Howard could leave their alma mater Michigan to coach the Trail Blazers, why Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks have MASSIVELY disappointed in their two games vs the Nets, what (if anything) the Lakers should do with their roster this off-season, the wide-reaching charity work his Leadership Academy is doing in Detroit, if he plans to finally mend fences with fellow Fab 5 member Chris Webber, and his take, as a baggy shorts pioneer, on the trend toward shorter shorts in basketball.   Former Packers executive and current MMQB Columnist Andrew Brandt tells Rich how the current Aaron Rodgers-Jordan Love situation compares to when Green Bay drafted Rodgers while Brett Favre was still firmly entrenched as the starter, why the Packers are not trading Rodgers despite having no apparent solution in sight to the stalemate between him and the team’s front office.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to reports out of Packers camp on Jordan Love’s 2nd day running Green Bay’s first-team offense.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
REShow: Pete Thamel - Hour 1 (06-09-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the night in the NBA Playoffs that saw Joel Embiid drop 40 on the Hawks to even up their series, and the Clippers suffering yet another head-scratching loss, this time to the Jazz in the opener of their 2nd-Round series.   With Packers QB Jordan Love set to speak to the media today, Rich breaks out a preemptive “What Was He Really Thinking” assessment of what must be going through the mind of the 2nd-year Packers quarterback amid the Aaron Rodgers drama.   Yahoo! Sports’ Pete Thamel tells Rich why the College Football Playoff might expand from 4 teams to a whopping 12, who would get automatic berths vs at-large berth in the expanded CFP, and when we could see the implementation of an expanded playoff.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour marveling at Tom Brady’s continued greatness at an age when most thought he’d be long-retired. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
REShow: Joel McHale - Hour 3 (06-08-21)
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Tennessee Titans WR AJ Brown and Rich discuss the Julio Jones trade and if Brown’s continuous social media stumping for the All-Pro wideout helped make the deal happen, if Derek Henry or DK Metcalf is more or a beast in the weight room, why Jones turned down his offer accept Brown’s #11 jersey, and his reaction to Rich’s new “Tenn-tastic 4” nickname for the group of him, Jones, Henry and Ryan Tannehill.    Actor/host/comedian Joel McHale tells Rich the UNREAL amount of calories he consumed while filming his new FOX show ‘Crime Scene Kitchen,’ if he, as a die-hard Seahawks fan, fears that Russell Wilson could follow the Aaron Rodgers route and try to force a trade from Seattle and if the and Rich should take Rodgers’ chill approach to negotiating their future contracts, and the return of his ABC show ‘Card Sharks’ and what game show hosts REALLY should be telling contestants who win big.    Rich wraps up the hour recapping the latest from Packers camp with news on Jordan Love’s unimpressive day, and Matt LaFleur’s latest comments on Aaron Rodgers’ absence. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
RES: Jared Goff - Hour 2 (06-08-21)
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Rich begins the hour reacting to Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith’s priceless reaction when asked about the Julio Jones trade, and debates on whether some other receiver-needy teams should have made a bid for the former All-Pro WR.   New Lions QB Jared Goff tells Rich what it’s been like for a lifelong Californian to adjust to his new surroundings in Detroit, why he was blindsided that the Rams had decided to move on from him, and what new Lions OC Anthony Lynn brings to the table and if he’s looking ahead to facing his old team in Week 7.      Rich wraps up the hour paying tribute to former New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel who passed away this week at the age of 71. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 1 (06-08-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the less-than-shocking news that Aaron Rodgers did not show up for the Packers’ mandatory workouts this week and says if the disgruntled QB has a right to act on his grievances with the team’s front office.     The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich if he’s surprised Aaron Rodgers actually went through with his Packers boycott, if there is any solution on the horizon for the Rodgers-Packers rift, and why the Falcons couldn’t get a 1st-round pick for Julio Jones.     Rich wraps up the hour taking calls from listeners in Wisconsin reacting to/fed up with the Rodgers-Packers beef.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
REShow: Baron Davis - Hour 3 (06-07-21)
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Rich begins the hour recapping the controversial umpiring call late in the Red Sox-Yankees game that he witnessed in front of his son which presented an opportunity to be a great parental role model, but an opportunity the fumbled like a football going out of the end zone.   Rich reacts to high school pitching phenom Frank Mozzicato having his incredible 4-game no hitter streak broken the day after he came on the show which led many to ask: did Rich Eisen jinx the kid???     2-time NBA All-Star Baron Davis on Rich discuss his latest entertainment venture where he directed, co-wrote and starred in the new movie with Snoop Dogg, ‘Domino: Battle of the Bones,’ why Luka Doncic has ZERO comps to anyone in the NBA in recent memory, and his advice for Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard who could use another superstar running mate in Portland.   Rich wraps up the hour lamenting that the Julio Jones trade means the end of his “Matt-Tastci 4” Falcons nickname…BUUUUT still holds out hope and amended version will be adopted by the Tennessee Titans. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio & Buster Olney - Hour 2 (06-07-21)
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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio tells Rich why the Falcons didn’t get a 1st round draft pick in the Julio Jones-to-the-Titans trade, why other teams didn’t step up with similar offers and what those GM’s should say to their respective fan base, why it almost seems like the Packers would prefer if Aaron Rodgers doesn’t show up this week for the team’s mandatory minicamp, and if he thinks the disgruntled Packers QB will or will not be a no-show at some point.   ESPN Senior Baseball Writer/Reporter Buster Olney and Rich discuss the Yankees’ historic offensive woes and a possible shot in the arm in the form of a big trade for a big bat, why Major League Baseball will soon launch an aggressive “war on substances” against pitchers doctoring balls, and how umpires will go about policing MLB’s initiative to enforce existing rules on cheating.     Rich wraps up the hour trying to wrap his head around the logistics of umpires being asked to police pitchers possibly cheating on the mound with foreign substances, and if players of a certain caliber will be treated differently from the average MLB pitcher.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
REShow: Hour 1 (06-07-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the big weekend in the NBA playoffs that saw the Hawks upset Joel Embiid and the Sixers in their Game 1 matchup, the Clippers surviving a Game 7 onslaught from the Mavs’ Luka Doncic, and the Nets taking care of the Bucks in their opening game despite an early injury to James Harden.   Rich debates TJ Jefferson on whether or not Nets fans have earned the right to honk up their new-found success and explains by a Nets-Clippers NBA Finals would be great…at least for fans in Brooklyn and small pockets of Los Angeles.   Rich reacts to Julio Jones’s trade to the Titans and says why the addition of the All-Pro WR opens up a lot for Tennessee’s offense.    Rich wraps up the hour recapping Team USA’s thrilling CONCACAF Nations League win over Mexico and what it means for the US Men’s National Team’s profile on the soccer world stage going forward. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
REShow: Jay Bilas, Dominic Monaghan & Frank Mozzicato - Hour 3 (06-04-21)
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ESPN Analyst and former Duke basketball player Jay Bilas and Rich discuss Mike Krzyzewski’s impending retirement and the reasons behind the decision, why Coach K was able have a nearly 5-decade run of success, and his rection to Jon Scheyer being named the successor at Duke.     Actor Dominic Monaghan and Rich discuss his love of Manchester United and hatred of the failed European Super League and how experiencing pro sports in America is a far superior experience than in England in some ways, why even he is a big fan if his show ‘Lost,’ and how he and his fellow actors in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy truly formed a real-life fellowship of tight friendships, and his new film ‘Edge of the World.’    Rich wraps up the hour interviewing Connecticut high school pitching phenom Frank Mozzicato who has a current MIND-BLOWING streak of 4 consecutive no-hitters. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
REShow: Eddie Olczyk & Patrick Wilson - Hour 2 (06-04-21)
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NBC Sports analyst Eddie Olczyk and Rich break down the remaining brackets in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and which team is his pick to win it all, the 8-horse field at the Belmont Stakes and which way he’ll be betting on Saturday, and his reaction to Bob Baffert’s two-year suspension by Churchill Downs following Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit’s positive drug test.    Actor Patrick Wilson tells Rich why he really enjoys making scary horror movies like his new film The Conjurer: The Devil Made Me Do It, why working with Ted Danson on Fargo was a complete joy, and the shocking reveal that late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner played a key role in getting his acting career off the ground.   Rich and Chris Brockman react to the news that Cam Newton suffered a hand injury during Patriots training camp and if it could be a little thing or have long-term implications on the Pats’ QB depth chart.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating this hot topic: Mustard on Watermelon…disgusting or TRULY disgusting? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
RES: Hour 1 (06-04-21)
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Rich tips off the show recapping the Lakers laying an giant egg in their elimination game against the Phoenix Suns, and why L.A. should get used to Kobe-inspired players like Devin Booker coming for them night-after-night.    With another too-early playoff exit for the Trail Blazers, Rich offers up some advice for a seemingly-frustrated Damian Lillard and debates with Brockman if a trade from Portland would be in his best interests.   Rich and the guys react to the hullabaloo surrounding LeBron James’ postgame comments when asked about his off-season plans.   The hour wraps up with Rich demonstrating how the Buccaneers are schooling the Packers on how to build trust and develop a good working relationship with a star quarterback. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
REShow: Shaq Barrett & Urban Meyer - Hour 3 (06-03-21)
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Buccaneers LB Shaq Barrett and Rich discuss Tampa’s chances to repeat as Super Bowl champions, the point last season when it all clicked in for the team, and what it’s like to have 7-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady as the Bucs’ QB.(timestamp).      New Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coach Urban Meyer tells Rich why he chose to try his hand and coaching in the NFL after a storied career in the college game, if he had any reservations about taking Trevor Lawrence #1 overall after his controversial “commitment” comments to Sports Illustrated, why he decided to give Tim Tebow a shot to return to the NFL as a tight end, and if we might see the Jaguars on this season of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks.’ (timestamp).      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating if they’d rather see Urban Meyer and his Jacksonville Jaguars on ‘Hard Knocks’ or TJ Jefferson’s Dallas Cowboys. (timestamp).   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
REShow: Brian Windhorst & Jeffrey Wright - Hour 2 (06-03-21)
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ESPN’s NBA Insider Brian Windhorst and Rich discuss what happens to the Lakers roster if they bow out of the playoffs in the first round at the hand of the Suns, if Kawhi Leonard will leave the Clippers if they have another premature playoff exit, why the Celtics made their surprising front office shakeup, and if we can expect to see Sixers big man Joel Embiid back on the court anytime soon.      Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright tells Rich that as a long-suffering Nets fan he’s taking EXTREME delight in all the hate coming Brooklyn’s way for amassing an arsenal of talent that includes Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden, if he fears the Nets next foe, the Bucks, in the East semifinals, and that he has no plans to back off his trolling of Knicks fans.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating which team would be the best choice for the next season of HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ with Brockman casting his vote for the Jaguars. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
REShow - Hour 1 (06-03-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Clippers’ Game 5 loss to the Mavs and breaks down why Kawhi, Paul George and company continue to underachieve in the playoffs.      Amid Luka Doncic’s and Trae Young’s phenomenal playoffs this year, Rich and the guys debate if the Hawks and Mavericks would still pull off that draft night trade today knowing what they now know and have in each player.   Rich goes down another Dolan Wormhole railing on the Knicks for their lack of acknowledgment of Marv Albert calling his last game for the team after decades of iconic moments in Madison Square Garden.   Rich wraps up the hour remarking on the anniversary of the classic film ‘The Untouchables’ and its lasting impact on the cultural landscape. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
REShow: Jomboy - Hour 3 (06-02-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour debating whether the Packers should move on from Aaron Rodgers to Jordan Love the way Green Bay did when moving on from Brett Favre to Rodgers.      Jomboy and Rich discuss the increase of pitchers cheating in baseball and the newly-develop concoctions they use, how you can spot a pitcher who’s potentially using a foreign substance on the ball, why we’ve seen a rash of no-hitters in baseball this season, and why more players don’t speak out against cheating.   Rich and the guys lament the way baseball has changed of late with so little action for much of most games.    Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith’s latest comments on the Julio Jones situation. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
REShow: Bruce Arians - Hour 2 (06-02-21)
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Buccaneers Head Coach Bruce Arians and Rich discuss his team’s voluntary workouts and his approach to having veterans attend, how he’s ready to let Tom Brady loose to coach up Tampa’s young players at the team’s next minicamp, his hilarious reaction to Brady’s hilarious twitter trolling of Aaron Rodgers when ‘The Match’ was announced last week, his mindset heading into the new season and if he’s expecting to lose coordinators Todd Bowles and Byron Leftwich to head coaching jobs in 2022, and if he did, in fact, perform a Lombardi Trophy toss before Brady did during the Bucs’ Super Bowl boat parade.     Rich reacts to the breaking news that Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski is retiring after next season, (timestamp), debates caller Turzo in Iowa who says Damian Lillard will have to leave Portland if he wants to win an NBA title.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour celebrating the anniversary of the U.S. release of the Beatles’ ‘Sergeant Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band’ …by trolling TJ’s ‘Price Is Right’ appearance. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
REShow: Rachel Nichols - Hour 1 (06-02-21)
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Rich tips off the hour reacting to Damian Lillard’s incredible night where he hit on a playoff-record 12 three-points in the Trail Blazers’ double-overtime loss to the Denver Nuggets.     Celtics fan Chris Brockman is NOT happy with Boston’s big shakeup today that saw the retirement of team President Danny Ainge with Brad Stevens leaving his head coaching duties to move into Ainge’s old job in the front office.    ESPN’s The Jump host Rachel Nichols and Rich discuss Boston’s surprising front office upheaval and if anyone saw Danny Ainge’s retirement coming, how injuries to Anthony Davis, Chris Paul and Joel Embiid will impact the Lakers’, Suns’, and 76ers’ playoff hopes, if Dame Lillard is the most well-liked player in the NBA today, and going head-to-head for a Sports Emmy Award this year.   Rich and Brockman wrap up the hour discussing how different the Celtics roster could look under Brad Stevens now that he’s in charge of Boston’s personnel decisions. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
REShow: Metta World Peace - Hour 3 (06-01-21)
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Metta World Peace and Rich discuss the recent rash of fan behavior and if we could see another Malice at the Palace incident between players and fans if it keeps up, his advice for NBA players who find themselves accosted by an angry fan, why he’s not worried about the Lakers chances to beat the Suns despite the latest Anthony Davis injury, and why he’s jumping into the boxing ring at the age of 41.    Rich reacts to Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open following her $15,000 fine for boycotting the press citing mental health issues and if fans and media are right to criticize her decision, and if professional athletes are obligated to answer questions as part of being a public figure.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the night to come in the NBA with Rich recanting his Tyler Herro-Giannis take as his worst ever. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2021
REShow: Jed York & Ian Rapoport - Hour 2 (06-01-21)
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49ers CEO Jed York and Rich discuss the Niners’ process for deciding to make that huge trade to move up to the 3rd spot in the 2021 NFL Draft to select Trey Lance, how long Jimmy Garoppolo will remain the team’s starting QB, what TE George Kittle did that no other NFL player has ever done, and if the 49ers can expect to have a full stadium of fans when the season kicks off in the fall.   NFL Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the latest on the Julio Jones trade front and what’s the most likely timeline for a deal to get done, which teams are showing the most interest in the Falcons wide receiver, and the latest on the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and if a new long-term contract of a trade of the reigning NFL MVP is more likely.   Rich wraps up the hour with a game-by-game breakdown of the Chiefs’ 2021 schedule with a prediction on their final record, and a revision of his Jets’ 7-10 record prediction. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2021
REShow: Chris Bosh - Hour 1 (06-01-21)
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Rich tips off the hour reacting to the latest incidents of bad NBA fan behavior and if we’re tipping dangerously toward another ‘Malice at the Palace’ incident.  Two-time NBA champion Chris Bosh and Rich discuss his new book ‘Letters to a Young Athlete,’ the MUST HEAR story about how Pat Riley sealed the deal that brought him to the Miami Heat, LeBron’s tall task vs the Suns and how much longer King James will play, if Kyrie Irving’s Celtics’ logo stomp was gamesmanship or disrespect, his advice for the Nets super team of Kevin Durant, Kyrie and James Harden, and his Basketball Hall of Fame induction and how his HOF speech could go down.   Rich wraps up the hour celebrating the birthday of Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman and recounting the time he met his ‘Unforgiven’ co-star Gene Hackman. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2021
RES - Hour 3 (05-31-21)
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May 31, 2021
RES - Hour 2 (05-31-21)
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May 31, 2021
RES - Hour 1 (05-31-21)
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May 31, 2021
REShow: Howie Mandel - Hour 3 (05-28-21)
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Rich starts the hour with a tongue-in-cheek check in on Medina Spirit and whatever happened to the horse’s 2nd sample that was sent for re-testing after the Kentucky Derby.   Rich reacts to Zach Wilson’s first press conference with the Jets and his challenges of dealing with east coast drivers, which leads into a game-by-game breakdown of the Jets 2021 schedule.     Actor/comedian/host Howie Mandel and Rich discuss the words “moist” and “ointment” which somehow leads to the topic of Simon Cowell, how he got his acting start back in the 80’s on the iconic ‘St. Elsewhere’ drama, how his early career was influenced by Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, and David Letterman, getting to work alongside the likes of Denzel Washington, Kathy Bates and other young actors early in their careers, the new season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ and why he launched his new podcast.   Rich wraps up the hour with a new segment, ‘Confidence Level Friday’ focusing on how confident TJ Jefferson is that his Clippers will still be alive in the NBA Playoffs when the show returns after Memorial Day.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
REShow: Rex Chapman - Hour 2 (05-28-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour weighing the merits of the Raiders taking run at landing Falcons WR Juilo Jones and pairing him with TE Darren Waller.    If you’re looking for some early fantasy football advice, Rich names the up-and-coming running back who’s poised to have a monster breakout year in 2021. Hint: his name rhymes with Ram Takers.   Rich reacts to the Giants tweet today that featured a picture of Daniel Jones next to an hourglass icon which could be interpreted to mean the 3rd-year QB is on the clock to prove himself once and for all.   12-year NBA veteran Rex Chapman and Rich discuss if the Suns can rise from the ashes of their -1-2 series hole against the Lakers, what it was like facing Michael Jordan’s Bulls in the playoffs, why he gets emotional just thinking about his new podcast ‘Charges,’ and why tennis star Naomi Osaki has every right to boycott the French Open media to protect her mental health.     Rich and Chris Brockman debate the Osaka issue and whether professional athletes are obligated to speak with the media as part of their deal as public figures. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
REShow: Robert Tonyan - Hour 1 (05-28-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Lakers Game 3 win over the Suns and explains why it appears Phoenix is toast with Chris Paul hurting and LeBron & Anthony Davis finding their playoff groove.      Packers TE Robert Tonyan and Rich discuss his emergence as one of the NFL’s top tight ends after starting his college career as a QB at Indiana State, how Aaron Rodgers hard-driving ways helped him become a Packers’ starter, his reaction to Rodgers’ standoff with the team’s front office and absence from the team’s minicamp, and what his goals are for 2021 after his breakout season in 2020.   Rich wraps up the hour commenting on how Aaron Rodgers’ beef with the Packers brass could impact his working relationship with head coach Matt LaFleur when (if??) he returns to the team.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2021
REShow: Michael Smith - Hour 3 (05-27-21)
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Rich and the guys recap the absolute, 100%, Bad News Bears-esque boneheaded play by the Pittsburgh Pirates in their game against the Cubs today.   Emmy-winner Ty Burrell and Rich discuss the comic genius of his ‘Modern Family’ co-star Ed O’Neill, how he grew up in Oregon a lifeline Rams fan, his secret man-crush on Chargers QB Justin Herber, and his new animated FOX sitcom ‘Duncanville.”   Rich wraps up the hour with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith discussing the return of fans to NBA arenas and the return of bad fan behavior, and his pick to face off in the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
REShow: Ty Burrell - Hour 2 (05-27-21)
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Rich begins the hour reacting to the latest incident of cheating in baseball that saw Cardinals Manager Mike Schildt rail against pitchers who are using foreign substances on baseballs having negative ramifications on pitchers where are playing fair and square.   The Athletic’s Patriots Reporter Jeff Howe and Rich discuss how the Pats’ QB depth chart could play out this season, the chances rookie first-rounder Mac Jones can unseat Cam Newton as the team’s starting QB, if a Julio Jones-to-the-Patriots trade could happen, and if Tom Brady’s Super Bowl win for Tampa had any impact on Bill Belichick’s approach to New England’s 2021 season.   Patriots fan Chris Brockman wraps up the hour with his game-by-game New England schedule breakdown and predicts what the Pats’ final record will be.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
REShow: Jeff Howe - Hour 1 (05-27-21)
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Rich tips off the hour commenting on the Russell Westbrook incident with a fan in Philadelphia and offers a refresher course for how to behave at games now that stadiums and arenas are moving back to full capacity. (timestamp).      Rich and the guys break down the thrilling Game 2 between the Knicks and Hawks and remark on the energy of the spirited crowd at Madison Square Garden could be felt through their TV screens. (timestamp).    ESPN NFL Reporter Dianna Russini and Rich discuss the latest developments in the Julio Jones trade scenario and how much the Falcons want in return for the talented-but-aging wide receiver, if the Packers could be a viable trade partner for Jones, and why the Knicks have New Yorkers excited for basketball again after a LOOOONG time of NBA misery. (timestamp).      Rich wraps up the hour making a bold prediction about Julio Jones.(timestamp).   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2021
REShow: Greg Cosell & Michael Douglas - Hour 3 (05-26-21)
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NFL Films’ Greg Cosell tells Rich what the limited game tape reveals about Packers QB Jordan Love, how the 2nd-year quarterback stacks up against the 2021 NFL Draft QB class, when the Green Bay backup could be ready to assume the starting role, and why Trey Lance is the rookie QB poised to have the most successful 2021 season.       Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas reveals to Rich that he stole Pat Riley’s hairdo for his Oscar-winning role as Gordon Gekko in ‘Wall Street,’ how Joe Namath caused him to switch his long-time Giants allegiance to the Jets, why comedy is much harder than drama, and reuniting with his old on-screen paramour Kathleen Turner in Netflix’s ‘The Kominsky Method.’    Rich wraps up the hour recapping the eventful day of expert twitter trolling by Tom Brady and Phil Mickelson after they were announced as a team in the next version of ‘The Match’ against Aaron Rodgers and Bryson DeChambeau. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
REShow: Graham Rahal - Hour 2 (05-26-21)
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Rich tips off the hour breaking down the RIDICULOUS foul call in the Lakers-Suns Game 2 where Jae Crowder took a direct kick in the nether region from Anthony Davis but got called for a foul in the process.   Rich and the guys revel in Tom Brady’s expert trolling of his next opponent in ‘The Match’ with a serious of hilarious memes aimed at Aaron Rodgers.   IndyCar driver Graham Rahal and Rich preview the 2021 Indianapolis 500, discuss how fatherhood changes everything, and engage in their annual Ohio State-Michigan rivalry trash talk.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour with the most thorough discussion on Tupperware etiquette you never knew you needed.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
REShow: George Kittle - Hour 1 (05-26-21)
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Rich tees off the hour reacting to the announcement of the latest ‘The Match’ that will feature Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers.    San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle tells Rich the inspiration behind the formation of ‘Tight End University’ and if Tim Tebow has been invited, his reaction to the Niners drafting Trey Lance and the impending QB competition between the rookie and Jimmy Garoppolo, and what Nick Bosa’s return will mean to the team after suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2020.     Rich wraps up the hour with a game-by-game breakdown of the 49ers 2021 schedule with a prediction of what their final record will be. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
REShow: Matt Iseman - Hour 3 (05-25-21)
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Rich begins the hour reacting to Falcons’ Head Coach Arthur Smith’s comment on Julio Jones trade request and presents the case for the Packers to make a deal to pair Jones with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay.   Matt Iseman and Rich discuss the new season of ‘American Ninja Warrior’ with teens competing on the show this year, if his beloved Broncos can possibly land Aaron Rodgers in a trade, and how 50-year-old Phil Mickelson would fare on ANW, which lead to Rich proposing a new show that most TV watchers can relate to: “American Couch Warrior.’  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
REShow: Michael Irvin & Rob Demovsky - Hour 2 (05-25-21)
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NFL Analyst and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin tells Rich that Aaron Rodgers beef with the Packers can be solved soon if the price is right, why Julio is using the Cowboys to “stir the pot” on a possible trade from the Falcons, why Jones wants out of Atlanta in the first place, and why it would be “unlawful” if Julio Jones were to join DeAndre Hopkins and AJ Green on the Cardinals.   ESPN NFL Nation Packers Reporter Rob Demovsky and Rich discuss what Aaron Rodgers said and didn’t say last night on his ESPN appearance, how/if the rift between Rodgers and the Packers front office can be closed, and how the Rodgers standoff is impacting Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur and heir apparent QB Jordan Love.      Rich wraps up the hour laying out his plan to solve the Rodgers-Packers standoff: pay him and trade Jordan Love. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
REShow: Kendrick Perkins - Hour 1 (05-25-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping Aaron Rodgers’ appearance on Kenny Mayne’s final SportsCenter and interprets the disgruntled Packer’s comments and what is the root cause of his beef with the team’s front office.   ESPN NBA analyst Kendrick Perkins tells Rich why he’s not surprised by the success of the young-but-talented Memphis Grizzlies, why the Clippers have disappointed and why Paul George “is shying away from the moment,” why Lakers fans shouldn’t panic after losing Game 1 of their series to the Suns, how he sees the Eastern Conference playoffs shaking out, and why Hawks point guard Trae Young will be this year’s Jamal Murray-type playoffs breakout star. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
REShow: Nate Ebner - Hour 3 (05-24-21)
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Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman and Rich discuss how he addressed the Vikes’ most pressing needs this offseason, why they drafted Texas A&M QB Kellen Mond and if the rookie could threaten Kirk Cousins’ starter status, if the NFL could move to a College Football approach to moving on to a new quarterback every 4 years, if Aaron Rodgers will be staring Week 1 for the Packers this season, and having young stars like Dalvin Cook and Justin Jefferson in the Vikings’ arsenal.     New York Giants Safety and three-time Super Bowl champion Nate Ebner tells Rich why he’s attempting to make the US Olympic team for the 2nd time for Team USA Rugby, how the physicality of rugby compares to the NFL, his new book ‘Finish Strong: a Father’s Code and a Son’s Path’ inspired by the impact his late father continues to have on his life.      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing why Brockman was emphatically wrong when he doubted Phil Mickelson could pull off his improbable PGA Championship win at the age of 50. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
REShow: Rick Spielman - Hour 2 (05-24-21)
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New Los Angeles Rams QB Matthew Stafford and Rich discuss his learning curve on Sean McVay’s offense, why he chose to ask the Lions for a trade, meshing with his new Rams teammates and finally having a reliable run game, what’s the most “L.A.” thing he’s done since moving to Southern California, and that time in high school when he center, none other than Clayton Kershaw, got ejected from a game after reacting to a late hit on his quarterback.    Rich and the guys break down which teams would make most sense football-wise and salary cap-wise in a trade for Falcons WR Julio Jones.    NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport tells Rich that Julio Jones actually requested a trade from the Falcons prior to the NFL Draft, why all quiet on the Aaron Rodgers front could mean good things for the disgruntled Packers QB, and why it took him TEN YEARS to finally jump on the ‘Breaking Bad’ bandwagon.   Rich wraps up the hour giving thanks that sports is returning to normal with more fans at live events thanks to widespread vaccinations.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
REShow: Matthew Stafford & Greg Anthony - Hour 1 (05-24-21)
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Rich begins the hour recapping Phil Mickelson’s inspiring win at the PGA Championship calling Phil becoming the oldest player to win a golf major “the story of the century.”   The guys dust off the ‘Overreaction Monday’ segment for the opening weekend of the NBA Playoffs with reactions to the Lakers, Clippers, Knicks, Blazers and more.     Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the latest news on Julio Jones’ tenuous spot on the Atlanta Falcons roster. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
REShow: Paul Rabil - Hour 3 (05-21-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour weighing in on Deandre Hopkin’s priceless reaction to someone asking him if he would re-structure his Cardinals contract to make room for Julio Jones.   The guys address Jalen Hurts’ comments on having to deal with yet another quarterback competition for the umpteenth time in his football career. (   Die-hard Cowboys fan TJ Jefferson does a game-by-game breakdown of the team’s schedule and predicts what their final regular-season record will be.   Paul Rabil and Rich discuss his co-founding of the Premier Lacrosse League and the new season that will be streaming on Peackock, getting Bill Belichick to come on his podcast and almost trying out for the Patriots when he was coming out of college, and why former NFL WR Chris Hogan is trying to become the Lacrosse version of Tim Tebow.    Following TJ’s Cowboys prediction, Rich takes his own stab at a game-by-game Dallas schedule breakdown.   Rich wraps up the hour playing Don Mattingly’s reaction to the rash of no-hitters in baseball this season and says how he would fix MLB’s watchability problem.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
REShow: Darius Miles - Hour 2 (05-21-21)
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 Rich begins the hour railing against an issue bubbling under the surface of Major League Baseball: cheating and how it’s threatening not only the integrity of the game but the enjoyment of watching the sport he loves.    ‘Knuckleheads Podcast’ co-host and 7-year NBA veteran Darius Miles tells Rich how he sees the NBA Playoffs playing out along with his pick for this season’s MVP, and what happened after that time he blocked Michael Jordan in a pickup game…as a high school sophomore!!!     Rich and the guys marvel at 50-year-old Phil Mickelson’s leader-in-the-clubhouse status at the PGA Championship and what winning another major at his age would mean for his legacy.    The hour wraps up with Rich comparing how the Rich Eisen Show’s NBA Awards matched up with the actually NBA Awards finalists. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
REShow: Pete Carroll - Hour 1 (05-21-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to Tim Tebow’s arrival in Jacksonville and explains why his value to Urban Meyer extends beyond the playing field despite what critics are carping about.   Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll and Rich discuss if a more distanced-based approach to coaching in the off-season is here to stay, why his relationship with Russell Wilson is all good despite the QB’s public criticism of the team earlier this year, what a re-vamped Seahawks’ offense could look like in the fall, how much longer he plans to coach, the incredible potential of WR DK Metcalf, a possible Legion of Boom reunion with Richard Sherman, and if wearing a mask on the sidelines has curtailed his usual non-stop gum chewing during games.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to Pete Carroll’s couching of the Russell Wilson incident and if the QB’s beef with the team has really been put to bed.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2021
REShow: Dean Norris & Michael Holley - Hour 3 (05-20-21)
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Rich begins the hour debating if the ‘LeBron James gets all the calls” claim actually holds water, (timestamp) and discusses the Falcons dire need to sched cap space which likely means Julio Jones will be playing for another team next season.     Actor Dean Norris tells Rich Eisen how he lucked into the Hank Schrader role on ‘Breaking Bad,’ why he was on pins and needle for two years waiting to see how his BB character’s arc would end, his new CBS sitcom ‘United States of Al,’ and some GREAT stories about making ‘Total Recall’ with Arnold Schwarzenegger.   Rich wraps up the hour with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Holley explaining why he’s a big fan of the NBA’s Play-In Tournament, and if the Clippers tanked down the stretch to avoid having to face the Lakers early in the playoffs. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2021
REShow: Ian Eagle - Hour 2 (05-20-21)
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Voice of the Brooklyn Nets Ian Eagle and Rich have a tongue-in-cheek discussion on why the NBA Play-In games don’t count as real playoff games on the “permanent record,’ why it’s title or bust for the Nets big three, why Steve Nash is the perfect coach for the teams many strong personalities, why it’s harder than ever to predict how the NBA Playoffs will unfold this season, and why LeBron seems to get all the calls from the refs…or does he??   Rich and the guys debate the effectiveness of LeBron’s perceived disrespect as a motivational tool.    A caller from Iowa gets in one more jab at TJ for his failed overbid on the ‘Price Right.’    Rich wraps up the hour discussing whether Tim Tebow has a legitimate shot to make the Jaguars as a tight end. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2021
REShow: Bill Oram - Hour 1 (05-20-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Lakers and Warriors epic game in what is definitely the best ever NBA Play-In Tournament of all time.   The Athletic’s Lakers beat writer Bill Oram tells Rich why L.A.’s win over Golden State could be the jump start they need for another NBA title run, how the Lakers’ high-profile role players are meshing with LeBron James and Anthon Davis, just how messed up was LeBron’s sight for that game-winning three after taking a Draymond Green poke in the eye, and why the Phoenix Suns will have a tough time matching up with the Lakers in their 7-game series.   Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the Jaguars officially signing Tim Tebow and then immediately making sure everyone knew they could buy his Jags jersey on the team’s website.    And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2021
REShow: Alan Sepinwall - Hour 3 (05-19-21)
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Rolling Stone’s Chief TV Critic Alan Sepinwall and Rich discuss the passing of actor Charles Grodin and why his Robert De Niro comedy classic ‘Midnight Run’ is “the Casablanca of buddy movies,” how the studio almost cast Cher or Robin Williams in the Grodin role, why he ranks ‘The Simpsons’ as his all-time best TV sitcom, and how James Dolan was shockingly able to convince James Gandolfini and Edie Falco into shooting a Sopranos scene (after the show had ended its run) solely for the purpose of recruiting LeBron James to the Knicks.  Founder & CEO Ben Sherwood and Rich discuss his new youth sports app MOJO and how it can help couch the lofty expectations of parents who think their kid will be the next Mike Trout or LeBron James.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour previewing the Lakers-Warriors play-in game and debate how many points Steph Curry will put up for Golden State. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
REShow: Kevin Love - Hour 2 (05-19-21)
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Rich begins the hour commenting on Mets OF Kevin Pillar taking a fastball in the face this week and his subsequent reaction to the incident, and why “Unfrozen Caveman Manager” Tony La Russa needs to let go of baseball’s antiquated ‘Unwritten Rules’ and step into the 21st century. (timestamp).      Cleveland Cavaliers F Kevin Love and Rich discuss LeBron James’ longevity and his diminishing ability to come back from and play through injuries at age 36, his choice for NBA MVP this season, and the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month and his own struggles with the issue over the course of his career. (timestamp).    Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the latest news on Antonio Brown and the Buccaneers which leads to a game-by-game breakdown of the Bucs’ 2021 season.(timestamp).   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
REShow: Jeff Van Gundy - Hour 1 (05-19-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping night one of the NBA’s Play-In Tournament that included a 50-point night from the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum and another disappointing postseason showing from Russell Westbrook.   Rich recaps the eventful night in Major League Baseball that saw the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani demonstrate his amazing two-way skill set, but also the Mariners getting no-hit for the second time in two weeks (congrats to the Tigers’ Spencer Turnbull) that illustrates a growing problem with the Grand Old Game.   Former NBA head coach and current ESPN NBA Analyst Jeff Van Gundy and Rich recap the first night of the NBA’s play-in tournament and why coaches, fans and teammates have to learn to live with Russell Westbrook’s high-risk high-reward style of play, is the Warriors’ Steph Curry should win this season’s MVP Award, which teams the Suns and Clippers would prefer to face in their first round matchups, and his favorite Kobe Bryant story that illustrates the late Lakers star’s unstoppable drive and competitiveness.    The guys wrap up the hour revealing the winners of the Inaugural Rich Eisen Show NBA Awards as voted on by Rich, TJ, Brockman, and Adam the Call Screener. Mike Del Tufo DID NOT get to vote. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
REShow: Matt Ryan - Hour 3 (05-18-21)
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan tells Rich why he’s excited to learn the system of new head coach Arthur Smith, how he reacted on draft night when the Falcons selected Florida TE Kyle Pitts, what Pitts brings to the field for the Atlanta and what he can learn from former Falcon TE and Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez, and his reaction to Rich’s brand new nickname for him, Pitts, Julio Jones, and Calvin Ridley that rivals his failed “The Matural” bid.    Comedian and die-hard Falcons Sarah Tiana (Chris Brockman’s better half) calls in to weigh in on Rich’s “Pitts-Tastic Four” idea and suggest “The Matt-Tastic Four” might be a MUCH better option.    Rich debates a caller on whether Aaron Rodgers is deserving of the same deference the Buccaneers have shown Tom Brady in terms of having some influence over his team’s roster and personnel moves.   Rich wraps up the hour paying homage to the great comic actor Charles Grodin who passed away today at the age of 86. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
REShow: Chris Long - Hour 2 (05-18-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to former Packers GM Ron Wolf calling Aaron Rodgers a “diva” and spells out the timeline for a possible trade of the disgruntled QB.    Two-time Super Bowl champion defensive lineman Chris Long and Rich discuss the NFC East landscap and what the Eagles could be planning with their 3 first-round picks next season, the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and why the best chance the embattled QB has to win another Super Bowl is with Green Bay, why Zion Williamson is the profession athlete most in need of a change of scenery.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
REShow: Dan Patrick - Hour 1 (05-18-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour debate Brockman and TJ on which player most needs to be freed from toiling in obscurity/turmoil on their current team: Zion Williamson, Aaron Rodgers, or Shohei Ohtani?   Dan Patrick and Rich discuss if QB like Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson who are leveraging their teams are “divas” or not, why the Packers should have traded Aaron Rodgers already, and why Danette Seton O’Connor wants to fight Mike Del Tufo.   TJ wraps up the hour recalling the first time he met Rich Eisen which leads to a HEATED discussion with Chris Brockman.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
REShow: Brian Baumgartner - Hour 3 (05-17-21)
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Rich and the guys react to the 60 Minutes story on UFO’s which leads to a very important debate: which athlete is most likely to be an alien? MJ…Jeter…Rickey Henderson??    Actor Brian Baumgartner (Kevin of ‘The Office’ fame) and Rich discuss his new ‘Office’ podcast and why the show’s popularity continues to grow 8 years after they shot the final episode, his ‘Office’ fantasy football league and the unique way they hold their draft, and why he has a box full of autographed photos from fans of ‘The Office, and his reaction to the way his good friend Aaron Rodgers has been treated by the Packers over the past year.   Rich wraps up the hour breaking down Call Screener Adam’s STUNNING 2nd place finish in the Rich Eisen Show Fantasy Hoops League after being in first place the ENTIRE season from the NBA’s first game…until the last day. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
DREShow: Marc Stein - Hour 2 (05-17-21)
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Rich starts the hour talking NBA playoffs and asks TJ Jefferson which of his two NBA teams (Clippers or Sixers) has the best chance to win the NBA title.      New York Times NBA Columnist Marc Stein and Rich discuss the emotional night at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony where Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, made her “very moving” speech, why the controversial NBA Play-In Tournament is not going away anytime soon, why we shouldn’t sleep on the Milwaukee Bucks, why he’s optimistic for the Lakers’ playoff outlook despite linger injuries to LeBron James and Anthony Davis, and if the Clippers can finally end their playoff jinx, why he’s torn between two players for his pick for NBA MVP, and just how dangerous the Golden State Warriors are heading in to the playoffs.       Rich and the guys wrap up the hour discussing why Tom Brady is looking for a new place to live in Tampa now that Derek Jeter has sold the waterfront mansion the 7-time Super Bowl Champion has been renting from him. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
REShow: Dan Orlovsky - Hour 1 (05-17-21)
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Rich tips off the hour explaining why his no-brainer choice for this season’s NBA MVP is Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry.    Rich breaks down the NBA’s Play-In Tournament and says why the NBA is taking a big risk by chancing the Lakers and LeBron or Steph Curry and the Warriors getting bounced out of the playoffs early.   ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky tells Rich why the Falcons were smart to choose Florida TE Kyle Pitts in the NFL Draft instead of a QB to be Matt Ryan’s successor, why the Chicago Bears are not the best fit for rookie QB Justin Fields, his early prediction on how the 2021 NFC East will play out and why the New York Giants are on the rise, and why the Broncos will be aggressive in their pursuit of Aaron Rodgers and what the price to land the 3-time NFL MVP could be.   Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating how much is too much for a team to give up in a trade for the disgruntled Packers quarterback. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
REShow: Christina Hendricks - Hour 3 (05-14-21)
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Rich starts the hour with a tongue-in-cheek preview of the 2021 Preakness Stakes and the controversy surrounding Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit and trainer Bob Baffert.     Rich debates Chris Brockman about whether the Tom Hanks movie ‘Cast Away’ is age-appropriate for his kids to watch.   Rich reacts to Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur’s comments on the team signing QB Blake Bortles and how some possible scenarios can play out if Aaron Rodgers decides to sit out the season.   Six-time Emmy-nominated actress Christina Hendricks tells Rich how she landed the Joan Holloway role on ‘Mad Men,’ why she grew up a ‘Star Trek’ Trekkie, and how she’s became a huge part of the Oscar-winning film ‘American Beauty’ … or at least her hand did. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
REShow: Louis Riddick - Hour 2 (05-14-21)
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Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the latest developments in the Deshaun Watson civil suits and if a settlement could be in the works and what might be holding one up, why we could see Watson traded to the Dolphins or Eagles this summer if a settlement can be reached, and why Aaron Rodgers is more likely than not to play for the Packers next season.     ESPN’s Monday Night Football Analyst Louis Riddick and Rich discuss the Packers’ “stunning lack of awareness” in their dealings with disgruntled QB Aaron Rodgers, if the Rodgers and the Packers front office can mend fences and go about the business of football next season, and why he’s excited for the new season’s 2021 MNF slate of games and why he still gets goosebumps in the booth when he hears that iconic Monday Night Football theme song come on.   Rich wraps up the hour taking callers debating the day’s poll question: which player is most deserving of a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Frank Gore, Eli Manning, Julian Edelman, or Philip Rivers.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
REShow: Jackie MacMullan - Hour 1 (05-14-21)
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Rich tips off the hour debating on whether or not he’s fully on-board with the NFL’s new Play-In format.   ESPN Senior NBA Writer Jackie MacMullan tells Rich about the deep connection between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan on the eve of Kobe’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction, how Kobe transformed himself from brash young upstart to one of the game’s all-time greats, why Jordan might be too emotional to deliver Kobe’s HOF induction speech, and more.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating which player is most deserving of a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Frank Gore, Eli Manning, Julian Edelman, or Philip Rivers.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2021
REShow: Mike Mayock & JB Smoove - Hour 3 (05-13-21)
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Raiders GM Mike Mayock and Rich discuss how far the NFL Network’s coverage of off-season events has come since their first Combine together, why he’s not exactly thrilled with the Raiders' early season schedule, his and Jon Gruden’s approach to making picks in the recent NFL Draft, the defensive outlook for the Raiders next season, why the Raiders have a lot of issues but not at the QB position, and reveals that he had NO IDEA that the team plans to have a nightclub behind the endzones in the their new stadium.    Actor/Comedian JB Smoove and Rich discuss the upcoming season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ how he routinely cracks up Larry David on the set of ‘Curb’ with some of those classic ‘Leon’ ad-libbed lines, his favorite moments with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick covering the Super Bowl’s media event for the show, and his new podcast that features his “remixed” take on popular daily affirmations.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
REShow: Aaron Jones - Hour 2 (05-13-21 )
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Packers RB Aaron Jones tells Rich why he thought he would have to move on from Green Bay at one point during his recent foray into free agency, his perspective on Aaron Rodgers standoff with the Packers’ front office and a reveal that the embattled QB was friendly and often coached up rookie QB Jordan Love last season, and why seeing a string of late-season home games at Lambeau Field put a smile on his face.    Rich and the guys discuss the Aaron Rodgers-Packers rift and come to the determination that after two weeks of myriad stories, reports and interviews…NOBODY seems to know exactly why Rodgers has beef with Green Bay’s front office.   Rich breaks down the Dallas Cowboys 2021 schedule and their chances to get back to the playoffs but wonders if this might be Ryan Fitzpatrick’s year if he can lead the Washington Football Team to the NFC East title. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
REShow: Robert Saleh - Hour 1 (05-13-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the NFL’s schedule release and how, if at all, the Aaron Rodgers impasse affected how the league scheduled Green Bay’s games next season.    New Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh tells Rich about that time at a recent practice when he forgot he was actually the Jets Head Coach, why rookie QB Zach Wilson has the right mindset to flourish under the New York spotlight, why you can expect the Jets to play lots of young players next season (and expect the subsequent growing pains), and the philosophy behind his “all gas, no brakes” mantra.    Rich breaks down the Jets 2021 schedule which might include him actually calling one of their games in London, (timestamp) and wraps up the hour with a glowing review of the Rams and Chargers new home, SoFi Stadium that he calls “a jewel on the sports landscape of this continent.” And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2021
REShow: Chris Jericho - Hour 3 (05-12-21)
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Rich and Brockman begin the hour discussing the impact of the 17-game NFL season on fantasy football schedules with leads to Rich’s annual rant on Brockman’s FFL where there is no time limit for each pick which, in the past, has led to ungodly 12-hourlong drafts. Rich offers up his first Under the Radar Games segment of the year looking at the top games for the NFL’s Week 1 that we might be overlooking at first glance. All Elite Wrestling’s Chris Jericho and Rich discuss the new season of his Vice TV documentary series ‘Dark Side of the Ring’ which delves into the true life behind-the-scenes stories about the top professional wrestlers over the years, the success of All Elite Wrestling and whether he can convince Jaguars owner Shad Kahn to get Tim Tebow in the AEW ring. Rich wraps up the hour recalling the show’s first-ever viral moment, and reacts to the fact that NFL Week 1 betting lines are already out. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
REShow: Kendrick Perkins - Hour 2 (05-12-21)
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Rich tips off the hour recapping the Lakers big overtime win over the Knicks and explains why LeBron and company would have their hands full in a play-in game against a VERY motivated Golden State Warriors team. ESPN’s Kendrick Perkins tells Rich why the Play-In Tournament is the best thing to happen to the NBA’s regular season in a long time, his pick to win the NBA MVP Award, why we shouldn’t sleep on the Atlanta Hawks come playoff time, and if his brash style as a broadcaster has bruised any of his old NBA friendships he made as a player, and why his Celtics should have beaten Kobe’s Lakers in the 2010 NBA Finals. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Urban Meyer’s first public comments on Tim, and defends the Jaguars coach’s decision to give his former Heisman Trophy-winning QB another shot at the NFL. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
REShow: Brett Veach - Hour 1 (05-12-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the NFL’s Week 1 schedule that was released today which includes some intriguing matchups like the defending champion Buccaneers taking on the Cowboys, and Sam Darnold facing his old team in the Panthers vs Jets matchup among others. Kansas City Chiefs GM Brett Veach and Rich discuss KC’s Week 1 playoff rematch with the Cleveland Browns, rebuilding their offensive line that was banged up and pushed around by the Buccaneers in the Super Bowl by landing Orlando Brown Jr. in a trade with the Ravens, Patrick Mahomes’ rehab status after his off-season foot surgery, and if we’ll ever see the NFL move to a college-style approach to QBs where they “graduate” and move on to a new QB every 4 years when a long term contract becomes cost-prohibitive. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
REShow: Mike Breen & Bomani Jones - Hour 3 (05-11-21)
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ESPN and Knicks announcer Mike Breen and Rich discuss his Basketball Hall of Fame induction, how the woebegone Knicks have finally turned it around this season, Julius Randle’s emergence as a legitimate MVP candidate, why there are eight teams with a shot to win the NBA Title, and his pick (for now) for the NBA MVP Award.     ESPN’s Bomani Jones tells Rich why the Aaron Rodgers-Packers situation was completely avoidable, why Urban Meyer bringing Tim Tebow back to the NFL as a tight end is “really stupid,” how the NBA is flirting with disaster with their new Play-In Tournament if the defending champion Lakers get bounced early, and why Nuggets C Nikola Jokic has an MVP skillset but not the haircut to match.   Rich and the guys debate how much an impact, if any, Tim Tebow could have on the Jaguars this season and if Urban Meyer is hurting his credibility by bringing in his former Heisman Trophy-winning QB.   Rich wraps up the hour remarking on the anniversary of the release of one of the all-time great sports movies, ‘The Natural.’ And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
REShow: Albert Breer - Hour 2 (05-11-21)
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Rich tips off the hour remarking on the surprising Knicks renaissance this season and explains why New York is the better team heading into their matchup vs the Lakers on Tuesday.    Rich and the guys dust off their “get off my lawn” chops and rail on the NBA trend of teams wearing their home whites for away games.   The MMQB’s Albert Breer and Rich discuss Urban Meyer bringing in Tim Tebow as a tight end and debate if the stunt hurts Meyer’s credibility as a coach, the latest on the Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga and what the root cause behind the dustup, and how what Tom Brady did in Tampa and his tight relationship with the Bucs’ front office led to Rodgers’ beef with Green Bay’s brass.   Rich wraps up the hour explaining the epiphany he had regarding Aaron Rodgers and the Packers and how the whole mess could be fixed. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - Hour 1 (05-11-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour reacting to the latest developments in the Bob Baffert/Kentucky Derby controversy where the renowned horse trainer admits Medina Spirit did indeed receive a banned substance prior to the run for the roses at Churchill Downs.   Rich and the guys discuss Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL (as a tight end) and debate if anyone should actually be up in arms by Urban Meyer giving his former Heisman Trophy winner one more shot to make it in the NFL.   Rich offers up some words of advice for the Packers in their standoff with Aaron Rodgers and points out that the team would face a big drop off in relevance were they to trade the 3-time NFL MVP.   Rich wraps up the hour taking a call from Jeff in Detroit which leads to a discussion on whether the next Super Bowl-winning QB will come from the league talented group of younger quarterbacks or if the old guard will hold serve. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
REShow: Jason Licht and Jake Tapper - Hour 3 (05-10-21)
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Jason Licht tells Rich discuss how he was able to re-sign ALL of the Buccaneers free agents this offseason and why that monumental task resembled a classic Seinfeld episode, how much of an influence Tom Brady has (or doesn’t have) on Tampa’s roster decisions, how long he envisions Bruce Arians at the helm of the Bucs’ ship, and reveals that Arians actually made a Lombardi Trophy boat toss before Tom Brady did. Rich makes a bold prediction about which two teams he thinks will face off in the 2021 NFL season opening game, and offers up his take on acclaimed thoroughbred trainer Bob Baffert’s comments today after his horse Medina Spirit failed a post-race drug test at the Kentucky Derby. CNN Anchor and Host Jake Tapper and Rich discuss their age-old “Is Die-Hard a Christmas Movie?” argument, the premise of his new novel ‘The Devil May Dance’ that includes a brand-new Frank Sinatra song written by him, and why the Sinatra classic political thriller movie ‘The Manchurian Candidate’ was way ahead of its time. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
REShow: Peter King - Hour 2 (05-10-21)
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Rich starts the hour comparing how the Packers dropping the ball on their QB succession plan compares with the successful ways other teams have handled similar situations. NBC Sports’ Peter King and Rich discuss why he thinks the Packers and Aaron Rodgers are more likely to mend fences than get a divorce, why getting Packers GM Brian Gutekunst fired is not in Rodgers’ best interests, what Rodgers ultimate endgame is in his standoff with Green Bay’s front office, and why he has the Eagles as the favorite to land Deshaun Watson in a trade…for the 2022 season. Rich wraps up the hour reacting to the surprising news that three teams are still grasping desperately to that European Super League that we all thought was D.O.A.. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
REShow: Joel Klatt - Hour 1 (05-10-21)
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Rich tips off the hour explaining why he’s not worried about the Lakers, or at least not worried they’ll get bounced out of the playoffs in the play-in round….NBA title through? That’s a different story. Rich breaks down the latest in the Aaron Rodgers and Deshaun Watson situations and makes his predictions on where (whether?) each QB will be playing in the 2021 season. FOX Sports’ NFL and College Football Analyst Joel Klatt and Rich discuss the unwarranted pre-draft criticism of Justin Fields and why the Bears were lucky to land him at #11 in the NFL Draft, why he wouldn’t be shocked if Kellen Mond is the Vikings Week 1 starter over Kirk Cousins, why Davis Mills “made a mistake” by coming out of Stanford this year but why the Houston Texans will benefit greatly from drafting the QB in the 3rd round, why Oklahoma’s Spencer Rattler has a chance to go #1 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft, and shares a hilarious story about his minor league playing career and his brief brush with Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson. Rich wraps up the hour revealing the big events that took place in the Eisen household (and on the golf course) over the weekend. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
REShow: Mike McCarthy & Josh Duhamel - Hour 3 (05-07-21)
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Cowboys Head Coach Mike McCarthy and Rich discuss drafting Penn State LB Micah Parsons and revamping Dallas’ defense this season, if Dak Prescott will be ready for Week 1 after suffering a season-ending ankle injury last year, and if he thinks Dez Bryant actually made that catch that was overturned in the 2005 playoff game for the Cowboys against his Packers.   Actor Josh Duhamel tells Rich the life lessons he’s learned from James Caan and why the acting legend doesn’t really like being know by younger audiences for playing Buddy’s father in ‘Elf,’ why he, a die-hard Vikings fan, is disappointed the Vikes passed on Alabama QB Mac Jones in the NFL Draft, and what it’s like to finally get to be a superhero in Netflix’s ‘Jupiter’s Legacy.’      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour reflecting back on the anniversary of Allen Iverson’s infamous “practice” rant. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Mike Florio - Hour 2 (05-07-21)
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Rich and the guys start the hour revisiting their most painful moments of being a sports fan including Reggie Miller trolling the Knicks and Aaron Boone crushing the Red Sox.   Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio and Rich discuss the grown of the NFL over the last two decades that keeps the league in headlines even during the offseason, just how fixable is the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff, if trading Jordan Love would alleviate the stalemate between the 3-time MVP and the team, how the Packers could use fan sentiment as leverage against the star QB, and why this saga could drag out all the way to training camp and beyond.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour sneaking on one last bit of clowning on TJ Jefferson after his ‘Price Is Right’ Showcase Showdown overbid.   And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Matt Nagy - Hour 1 (05-07-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the outlook for all the quarterbacks selected in the 2021 NFL Draft and explains the myriad factors that could lead to unbridled success…or abject failure.   Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy tells Rich how close Chicago came to pulling off that blockbuster trade for Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson and if they kicked the tires on an Aaron Rodgers deal, what the timeline is for getting newly-drafted QB Justin Fields on the field as the Bears’ starting QB and how he will use Patrick Mahomes’ rookie year as a template for his development, his reaction to the team’s now infamous Andy Dalton “QB1” tweet, and why he’s optimistic about his future in Chicago despite back-to-back 8-8 seasons.   Rich wraps up the hour reacting to Mike the Miz’s annual “Browns Will Win the Super Bowl” prediction but explains why this might actually be the season Cleveland finally does it. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2021
REShow: Frank Reich, Billy Crystal & Michael Smith - Hour 3 (05-06-21)
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Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Frank Reich tells Rich how he plans to “hit the reset button” on Carson Wentz to return the beleaguered QB to an MVP-level of play.   Billy Crystal and Rich discuss that state of their beloved Yankees, how a native New Yorker like him became a die-hard Clippers fan, shares the incredible story about how he, then an unknown comic substitute teacher, became fast friends with boxing legend Muhammad Ali because of a one-in-a-million bit of happenstance, the genesis of the story behind the new film he co-wrote, directed, and stars in ‘Here Today’ and why co-star Tiffany Haddish is “a five-tool player, and shares some hilarious stories about Ali and legendary sportscaster Howard Cosell.     Rich wraps up the hour with ‘Brother from Another’ co-host Michael Smith break down the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff and why he sees it as more of an “Impossible burger” than a true “beef” in his eyes with a message to the Green Bay QB about being bothered by the team’s drafting of Jordan Love: “Get over it, Aaron!”  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: David Shaw - Hour 2 (05-06-21)
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Stanford Head Coach David Shaw and Rich discuss the Houston Texans drafting of his Cardinal quarterback Davis Mills and the stability his personality brings to a team in turmoil, which 1st Round quarterback has the best chance to succeed as a rookie, and how he sees the Aaron Rodgers-Packers standoff playing out and which teams would be the best fit for the 3-time NFL MVP.    Rich and the guys debate which AFC team would be the best fit for Aaron Rodgers if he can’t work out his beef with the Packers’ front office.   Rich recaps the spectacle that was the New York Rangers-Washington Capitals brawl to begin their game last night and team owner James Dolan’s roll in the “holy hell of a mess.”      Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating the best George Clooney movie on the actor’s 60th birthday, which leads to a TJ Jefferson George Clooney story involving Chris Rock and Cindy Crawford. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: Arthur Smith - Hour 1 (05-06-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the latest in the Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga and explains why we’re all grasping at straws right now to find out what exactly is going through the reigning MVP’s mind in his beef with Green Bay’s GM.      Falcons Head Coach Arthur Smith tells Rich why the Falcons opted for Kyle Pitts at #4 in the NFL Draft and admits Atlanta would have taken a quarterback in there had been a QB they had ranked higher on their board than the Florida TE, why Julio Jones might be wearing a different uniform come Week 1, and flips the script on Rich to ask him to grade his NFL Draft coverage on the NFL Network.    Rich defends his continuing attempts to foist of “The Mattural” nickname on Falcons QB Matt Ryan for the umpteenth time.     Rich wraps up the hour going down a Dolan Wormhole after the New York Rangers recent fighting fiasco that looked ugly on the ice and landed the team a $250,000 fine. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2021
REShow: Howie Roseman - Hour 3 (05-05-21)
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Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman and Rich discuss Philadelphia’s phrenetic trades that saw them move down then back up in the NFL Draft, why they selected Alabama’s Heisman Trophy-winning WR DeVonta Smith and the creative ways he can be woven into Philadelphia’s offense, the team’s muddled QB situation between Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco, and if they would pursue an Aaron Rodgers trade, and more.     WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre tells Rich why he decided to chronicle his up-and-down life in his new book, what it was like meeting Vince McMahon for the first time and his impressions of the most recent Wrestlemania, and more.    Rich and the guys wrap up the hour debating whether or not LeBron James is sandbagging his injury status and if the Lakers star is right to rip the NBA’s new play-in tournament. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Sean Payton - Hour 2 (05-05-21)
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Saints Head Coach Sean Payton and Rich discuss how different this year’s draft was due to limitations because of Covid-19 restrictions, reveals which player New Orleans wanted to trade up into the top ten to draft, why the team’s QB competition might not be limited to just Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill, what impressed him about Ian Book that led to the Saints drafting the Notre Dame QB, if he and the other Competition Committee members will ever get rid of the NFL’s controversial End Zone/Pylon Fumble Rule, and his reaction to Kevin James portraying him in the forthcoming Netflix movie ‘Home Team.’      Rich and TJ recap his ‘Price Is Right’ appearance with a THOROUGH breakdown of his “number of mind-boggling mistakes” that culminated with him overbidding in the final Showcase Showdown. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Brandon Staley - Hour 1 (05-05-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the latest in the Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga and a detailed story in the Athletic spelling out why the deep rift between Rogers and the team’s GM Brian Gutekunst could mean the reigning MVP has played his last game for Green Bay.   Chargers Head Coach Brandon Staley and Rich discuss his first draft for Los Angeles and why the team is ecstatic with landing Northwestern OT Rashawn Slater in the 1st Round, why the Bolts were equally ecstatic to draft FSU cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. in the 2nd Round along with their other players in their highly-regarded draft class, bonding a firm relationship with budding superstar QB Justin Herbert, and his super-secret-Batman’s-cave-type entrance for primo parking at L.A..’s new SoFi Stadium.    Rich wraps up the hour taking 100% glee in Yankees fans giving the Astros a well-deserved earful of boos and taunts in their first trip to New York in front of fans for the first time since 2019. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
REShow: Michael Vick & John Lee Hancock - Hour 3 (05-04-21)
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FOX Sports NFL Analyst and 4-time Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick tells Rich why he was extremely disappointed with this 4.72-second 40-yard dash (…at age 40!!!), what it was like to FINALLY get to throw some passes to the GOAT wide receiver Jerry Rice, how he overcame his debilitating fear of Ravens LB Ray Lewis, and why he agrees with Aaron Rodgers in his beef with Packers’ management.   Director and writer John Lee Hancock and Rich discuss the first movie he ever directed, ‘The Rookie,’ how ‘The Blind Side’ movie almost didn’t happen and how he got Sandra Bullock on board for her Oscar-winning performance, the hilarious way the was able to convince Nick Saban to be in ‘The Blind Side,’ and working with Oscar-winning actors Denzel Washington and Jared Leto in his latest film ‘The Little Things.’     Rich wraps up the hour breaking down how the top speed clocked by the retired NFL legends who run in this year’s RunRichRun matched some in-game top speed runs by active NFL players last season, and reacts to Jimmy Garoppolo embracing a QB competition with the 49ers’ newest quarterback Trey Lance. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: John Pollard - Hour 2 (05-04-21)
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Rich opens the hour wondering about the origins of “May the 4th Be With You” which lead to a caller entertaining us with some great Star Wars sports names.     Rich and the guys abandon the show to watch a local airing of “the Price is Right” to see if TJ Jefferson could make if off Contestants’ Row and into the Final Showcase.   Zebra Technologies VP John Pollard and Rich discuss what his company’s advanced metrics revealed about Rich’s 40-yard dash at this year’s RunRichRun event and reveals that he compares favorable to many NFL offensive lineman, and if the technology exists for the NFL to determine if a first down has been made by putting chips inside of footballs. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: Matt Rhule - Hour 1 (05-04-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour breaking down the uncanny parallels between the Aaron Rodgers-Jordan Love situation and the Brett Favre-Aaron Rodgers situation when the reigning NFL MVP first came into the league.      Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule tells Rich why Carolina opted to go with CB Jaycee Horn over Alabama CB Patrick Surtain II, why the team opted to stick with Sam Darnold instead of drafting a young quarterback, if we’ll see a lighter workload for star RB Christian McCaffrey next season, if the Panthers can become the dominant team in the NFC South, what it’s like working for the free-thinking billionaire David Tepper, and his reaction to Scott Drew’s national championship for his former employer Baylor University.     Rich wraps up the hour discussing if the Packers really have done Aaron Rodgers wrong with their roster moves over the years and if the 3-time MVP should have more of a say in personnel matters. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
REShow: Kyle Shanahan - Hour 3 (05-03-21)
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Rich begins the hour explaining why the Bears moving up to draft Justin Fields was a win-win-win for Chicago’s GM, coach, and new QB.   Rich offers up his long-awaited reaction to the Jets drafting Zach Wilson #2 overall and why, though his favorite team has been down this road many times before, “this feels different” and why he’s filled with hope the franchise can turn around its fortunes at long last.     San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan tells Rich when he knew he was going to select Trey Lance at #3 overall in the NFL Draft, why Jimmy Garoppolo remains the Niners’ staring QB…for now, how much a role his dad, former NFL head coach Mike Shanahan, played in the pre-draft evaluation leading up to the Trey Lance selection which leads to the shocking reveal that Washington had planned on drafting Russell Wilson in the 4th round the year they drafted RG3 in the first round, confirms that he did indeed call the Packers about a possible trade for disgruntled QB Aaron Rodgers, and how many players called and texted him on Sunday to let him know they were alive following his macabre existential comments in his last press conference leading up to the draft.     Rich ends the hour recapping what happened behind-the-scenes at this year’s RunRichRun event including Michael Vick’s eye-popping 40-yard dash time despite pulling a hamstring halfway through. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Ian Rapoport - Hour 2 (05-03-21)
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Rich begins the hour revealing he’s hearing whispers that a Deshaun Watson settlement might be in the works and where the embattled Texans QB could land via trade if and when he can put his legal troubles behind him.   NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Rich discuss the source behind Aaron Rodgers discontent with the Packers, if a fully-guaranteed contract can make it all go away, the latest on Deshaun Watson’s legal troubles and if the Texans drafting of Stanford QB Davis Mills indicates Houston is ready to trade him.   Rich wraps up the hour responding to a Raiders fan who wonders if former analyst Mike Mayock would be ripping current Las Vegas GM Mike Mayock after the Silver & Black’s eyebrow-raising draft. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Daniel Jeremiah - Hour 1 (05-03-21)
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Rich kicks off the hour recapping the exciting and eventful 2021 NFL Draft and says if you’re not happy with your team’s draft haul don’t be so soon to pass judgment.    Rich and Patriots fan Chris Brockman debate the merits of New England drafting Alabama QB Mac Jones at #15 in the draft and why it could turn out to be Bill Belichick’s final stroke of genius.    NFL Network Analyst Daniel Jeremiah and Rich discuss the 49ers draft and how their rookie class led by Trey Lance could impact their 2021 season, which rookie QB not named ‘Lawrence’ or ‘Wilson’ has the best chance to start in Week 1 this season, how Bengals’ rookie WR will impact Joe Burrow and Cincinnati’s offense right off the bat, if the Dolphins made the right choice taking Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle at #5 over his Heisman Trophy-winning teammate DeVonta Smith, his reaction to the Cowboys’ defense-heavy draft, and if the Aaron Rodgers drama influenced how the Packers conducted their draft.   Rich wraps up the hour weighing in on the Aaron Rodgers-Packers rift, who’s to blame most, and how Green Bay’s front office can mend fences with the reigning NFL MVP. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
REShow: Listener Calls - Hour 3 (04-30-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf and the guys break down the latest news from the world of sports which leads to a story about that time all of TJ’s friends went to the Kentucky Derby…and didn’t invite him.   Ryan and the guys react to the Bears announcing Andy Dalton is still their QB1, and debate how much Justin Fields will remain his backup.   Rich calls in from Cleveland and recaps the electric atmosphere of holding a live NFL Draft in front of fans again, the biggest surprises and head scratching picks in Round 1, the shocking news that Aaron Rodgers does not want to play another down for the Packers, how the Green Bay brass could have avoided the whole mess, and how it could all play out before Week 1 in the fall.   Ryan and TJ wrap up the hour breaking down the Cowboys draft (good) and the Eagles draft (not so good). And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2021
REShow: Steve Wyche - Hour 2 (04-30-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf starts the hour breaking down the five teams who “truly lost” by making bad roster choices with their 1st-round picks in the NFL Draft.     Ryan gives his stamp of approval on the Chargers selecting OT Rashawn Slater in the first round but explains why he has some doubts Justin Herbert can replicate his rookie season success in 2021.   NFL Network’s Steve Wyche and Ryan discuss the Falcons taking Florida TE Kyle Pitts at #4 and why WR Julio Jones might never get to line up with him in a game, just how serious the Aaron Rodgers-Packers beef is and if Green Bay could actually trade the reigning NFL MVP, why the 49ers selecting Trey Lance was the first round’s biggest shocker and why Mac Jones to the Patriots didn’t surprised him at all, and if we’ll see the Falcons draft a QB after passing on the chance to do so in the first round.    The guys discuss how soon we’ll see Trey Lance staring for the Niners with Ryan explaining why rookie QBs have a steep learning curve in the NFL.   Ryan wraps up the hour dissecting Aaron Rodgers options (including sitting out the season) in his standoff with the Packers.  And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
REShow; Thomas Dimitroff - Hour 1 (04-30-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf kicks off the hour breaking down the falling about between Aaron Rodgers and the Packers that came to a head right before the NFL Draft’s first round and why the Green Bay QB has a right to be fed up with the team.   Ryan and Chris Brockman break down the eventful first round of the draft that saw plenty of trades and the 49ers FINALLY putting a name to their 3rd overall selection.    Former Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and Ryan discuss the Aaron Rodgers-Packers rift and if fences can be mended between the team and the 3-time NFL MVP and the challenge of general managers to balance keeping star players happy with the realities of a smaller salary cap this year, the Bengals’ decision to go with wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase instead of offensive lineman Penei Sewell to protect Joe Burrow, his reaction to the Bears’ “ballsy” move up to draft Ohio State QB Justin Fields, if the Falcons might still draft Matt Ryan’s eventual successor, and which team impressed him the most in the draft’s first round.    Ryan wraps up the hour debating Brockman on the merits of Bill Belichick and the Patriots drafting Alabama QB Mac Jones at #15. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
REShow: Chris Simms & Guy Haberman - Hour 3 (04-29-21)
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Pro Football Talk co-host Chris Simms tells guest host Ryan Leaf why he’s “adamant” the 49ers will be picking Mac Jones with the #3 pick in the NFL Draft, what the Niners should tell an irate fan base if the team takes Jones, why he has Ohio State QB Justin Fields falling all the way to #32 in his latest mock draft, and why Aaron Rodgers is likely playing his last season for the Green Bay Packers.   Pac-12 host/announcer Guy Haberman and Ryan discuss who the 49ers pick at the #3 spot in the NFL Draft, if the Falcons should take their QB of the future, trade out, or take Florida TE Kyle Pitts, and if the Bengals are more likely to take Oregon OT Penei Sewell to protect Joe Burrow or a wide receiver.   Ryan and the guys wrap up the hour reacting to the news that Tim Tebow could return to the NFL…to the Jaguars…as a Tight End??? And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: Ross Tucker - Hour 2 (04-29-21)
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Former NFL Offensive Lineman Ross Tucker tells guest host Ryan Leaf why he’d rather have 5 average linemen than two studs and three duds, why he thinks the 49ers are taking Alabama QB Mac Jones at #3 in tonight’s NFL Draft, Jimmy Garoppolo’s future in San Francisco and why he might be back in New England before the draft ends, if we’ll see a running back drafted in the first round, what the draft night experience is like for marginal players like himself coming out of Princeton in 2001, and a debate with Patriots fan Chris Brockman on the merits of Belichick bring Jimmy G back into the fold.     Rich calls in from Cleveland hours before the NFL Draft to discuss the intrigue and rumors swirling around teams potentially moving up and teams moving down, what the 49ers will do at #3, why he’s placing all his trust in the Jets leadership with drafting BYU’s Zach Wilson with the 2nd overall pick.  Ryan and Brockman wrap up the hour debating what the 49ers will do at number 3 in the NFL Draft and why Leaf believes the Niners will take Justin Fields and keep Jimmy Garoppolo.    And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: Tom Pellisero - Hour 1 (04-29-21)
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Guest host Ryan Leaf kicks off the hour recapping his experience at the 1998 NFL Draft including an awesome story about how his then-teenage brother incurred the wrath of Peyton Manning and his family by nearly delaying the entire draft.  NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero and Ryan discuss the possibility of teams trading up and down in the top ten of the NFL Draft, the chances the Patriots, Saints or Eagles move into the top 10 of the draft, why trading Jimmy Garoppolo might not be all that easy for the 49ers, why the Niners have apparently narrowed down their choice at #3 to Mac Jones and Trey Lance, and where Ohio State QB Justin Fields could be selected.  Ryan wraps up the hour offering up his own mock draft with some surprising slides by two of the draft’s top quarterbacks. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
REShow: John Beck & Rich Eisen - Hour 3 (04-28-21)
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Quarterback coach/guru and former NFL QB John Beck and guest host Dan Hellie discuss Zach Wilson’s last 12 months going from obscure QB fighting for the starting spot at BYU to presumptive #2 overall pick in the NFL Draft, why Ohio State QB Justin Fields is getting far more criticism in the pre-draft process than he deserves, why he has nothing but glowing things to say about North Dakota State QB Trey Lance, and why he doesn’t sugar coat anything when delivering his evaluations on quarterbacks he’s worked with when NFL teams inquire.  Rich dials in from the Cleveland where he tells Dan that he’s predicting a very wet first round for this year’s NFL Draft, discusses the intrigue and top storylines that will impact the top of the draft, what the Teddy Bridgewater trade means for the Broncos' draft plans in terms of targeting a QB, what his Draft Day will be like from the moment he wakes up on Thursday until the final pick is announced, and who deserves credit for expanding the field of runners in this year’s RunRichRun campaign. And make sure you check out Rich's other podcast: Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
REShow: Brian Billick - Hour 2 (04-28-21)
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Guest host Dan Hellie and Chris Brockman break down the latest in the NFL including a debate about whether the Lions should move up from #7 to #4 in order to draft LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase. NFL Network analyst and Super Bowl-winning head coach Brian Billick and Dan discuss if new head coaches prefer to start fresh by drafting their own QB or sticking with an inherited veteran, why the intrigue in the draft surrounding QB