All Podcasts

  • March Madness! 2016 Edition March 23, 2016 The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is underway. Cinderella teams have come and gone in just two rounds, and all four #1 seeds have made it safely into the Sweet 16. Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) joins the show to discuss what went wrong with our brackets and what to look forward to next weekend.
  • North Carolina vs. Virginia (ACC Championship) March 15, 2016 North Carolina’s mens basketball team brought home another ACC Championship, defeating the University of Virginia 61-57. Both teams however came out a winner on Selection Sunday when they each received a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Patrick Stevens (@d1scourse), a contributor to the Washington Post, joins the podcast to talk about the Tar Heels ...
  • Arsenal vs. Tottenham (Premier League) March 10, 2016 Part 2 in our series on Arsenal’s performance in big games finds the Gunners falling flat yet again, this time against their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The 2-2 draw was the best possible outcome after a 2nd half red card was issued to Arsenal’s midfielder Francis Coquelin, but the result drops them significantly out ...
  • Arsenal vs. Barcelona (Champions League) February 24, 2016 Lionel Messi’s two away goals have likely knocked Arsenal out of the Champions League’s Round of 16 for the sixth year in a row. Guy Yedwab, host of the Moment of Magic podcast, joins the show to break down what went wrong for the Gunners in the first leg of the two game series, and ...
  • Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos (Superbowl 50) February 11, 2016 Peyton Manning won his 2nd NFL Championship, this time behind the heroics of the Denver Broncos’ defense. The league MVP Cam Newton couldn’t find his footing for the NFC Champ Panthers in a game that featured no touchdown passes, but plenty of sacks. Chris Trappaso (@ChrisTrapasso), NFL.com homepage editor, NFL writer for CBS Sports, and staffer ...
  • Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs (NBA) January 27, 2016 Steph Curry led the Golden State Warriors past San Antonio, the next best team in the league, in a 30 point blowout. Tim Duncan sat this one out, which leaves a small (small) chance that the 2016 NBA title has not yet been pre-determined. Matthew Tynan (@Matthew_Tynan), deputy editor at 48 Minutes of Hell joins the ...
  • St. Louis Blues vs. Detroit Red Wings (NHL) January 22, 2016 These two former division rivals faced off on NBC Sports Rivalry Night this week, and the St. Louis Blues’ defense shut down the Red Wings to take home the victory. Brad Lee (@gtbradlee]), publisher of St. Louis Game Time, joins the podcast to talk about the Blues’ winning, the current status of the team’s storied rivalry ...
  • Alabama vs. Clemson (College Football Championship) January 14, 2016 If you missed the 2016 college football national championship then you missed an instant classic and I feel so bad for you. Why didn’t you watch it? It was so much better than the NFL’s wildcard weekend. Nick Saban once again brings a title back to Alabama, but the Clemson Tigers showed up to play ...
  • Leicester City vs. Manchester City (Premier League) December 30, 2015 There was no winner in this battle between the #2 and #3 teams in the Premier League but Brandon Kelley (@HailCheaters) joins the podcast once again to help us figure out just how in the hell Leicester’s Foxes have made it into the top four and become one of the league’s “must-watch” teams. Plus, it’s ...
  • Carolina Hurricanes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) December 21, 2015 The Canes beat the Pens 2-1 in Pittsburgh on Saturday night. These two teams have struggled so far this season and sit near the bottom of the Metropolitan division, so it’s not the usual Big Game episode. However, this is our Holiday Special and we’re throwing out the rules! Joining me today to celebrate the holiday ...
  • Portland Timbers vs. Columbus Crew SC (MLS Cup) December 10, 2015 The Portland Timbers are the first team to take MLS Cup back to Cascadia after defeating the Columbus Crew 2-1 in Ohio last Sunday. Scoring in record fashion, and with the assistance of the officials, the Timbers earned a spot in next season’s CONCACAF Champions League with the win. Joining the show today to talk MLS ...
  • Michigan State vs. Iowa (Big Ten Final) December 7, 2015 The Michigan State Spartans are the champions of the Big Ten conference after knocking out the previously unbeaten Iowa Hawkeyes, and have punched their ticket to the college football semi-final playoff against Alabama on New Year’s Eve. Josh Landon (@joshlandon), a Michigan State alum and host of the Always Cheating podcast, joins the show today to ...
  • Carolina Panthers vs. Dallas Cowboys (NFL, Week 12) November 30, 2015 The Carolina Panthers are the only unbeaten team left in the NFL and seem on a collision course with the New England Patriots for a rematch of Superbowl XXXVIII. On Thanksgiving day, the Panthers matched up with the struggling Dallas Cowboys and picked apart poor Tony Romo. Chris Schafer (@catcraveblog), editor of the Carolina Panthers ...
  • Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Clippers (NBA) November 20, 2015 Led by Stephen Curry’s 40 point night, the Golden State Warriors continue to roll defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 124-117 at the Staples Center to remain undefeated at 13-0. It was certainly one of the best games of this short NBA season so far. If you’re not watching the Warriors right now, you’re not really ...
  • New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals (World Series) November 6, 2015 As my sports grief has subsided, we’re finally here to talk about the New York Mets and their World Series loss to the Kansas City Royals. Alex Goot (@AGoot18), a fellow Met fan as well as a writer/producer for Fox Sports, and regular columnist for The Cauldron and VICE Sports, joins the show to celebrate ...
  • New Zealand vs. Australia (Rugby World Cup Final) November 3, 2015 The New Zealand All Blacks claimed their second consecutive, and third overall, World Cup title after beating Australia, the #2 ranked nation in the world (and still the underdog), by the score of 34-17 on Saturday. It was a riveting match with impressive scoring runs from both teams, and a magnificent dropkick to ice the ...
  • Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals (Game 3, ALCS) October 20, 2015 Two big innings propelled the Blue Jays to a Game 3 win over the Kansas City Royals, 11-8. A little bit of home-cooking at the Rogers Centre in Toronto was just what the bats needed to get back into the swing of things. Tas Melas (@tasmelas), co-host of The Starters on NBA TV, joins the ...
  • #6 LSU vs #8 Florida (College Football) October 19, 2015 In a match-up of the two best records in the SEC, Les Miles’s trick play-running LSU came out on top, beating the Florida Gators 35-28, in a thrilling game of college football. Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) returns to the podcast with special guest, and fellow Tiger alum, Jim Gaddy. This game had everything, a punt return for ...
  • USMNT vs. Mexico (CONCACAF Cup) October 14, 2015 The United States lost CONCACAF Cup, and with it a berth to the 2017 Confederations Cup, as Mexico stunned them in extra time for a 3-2 victory at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday. Joining the podcast today is George Quraishi (@quraishi), the founder and editor of Howler Magazine (@whatahowler), and the incredible Dummy podcast. ...
  • Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs (NL Wildcard Game) October 9, 2015 Jake Arrieta dominated the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL Wildcard game as the Chicago Cubs advance to the division series. Chicago came into PNC Park, promptly posted four runs and never looked back as Arrieta pitched a complete game on just 113 pitches. This is the second of back-to-back wildcard losses for Pittsburgh, and a ...
  • FC Kansas City vs. Seattle Reign (NWSL Championship) October 3, 2015 In her last professional game, USWNT midfielder Lauren Holiday hoists the NWSL trophy for the second time in two seasons as FC Kansas City defeats the shield winning Seattle Reign in the championship final. Sam Vuchenich (@samvuchenich) joins the show to discuss the highlights, the league’s similarity to a young MLS, and how to properly ...
  • Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros (Game 153, MLB) September 27, 2015 The battle for first place in the AL West, and the pride of the Lonestar State, concludes with the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros final series of the season. Jeff Wilson (@JeffWilson_FWST) joins the podcast to discuss the Rangers’ game one victory and look ahead to the MLB postseason. If you’d like to contribute to the ...
  • Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants (NFL) September 16, 2015 The Dallas Cowboys stunned the New York Giants in the final minute of Sunday Night Football’s season debut. Jim Ruland (@JimVermin), author of the novel Forest of Fortune, joins the show to talk about his Giants’ painful loss, and to preview the upcoming NFL season.
  • Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers (MLS) September 1, 2015 Rivalry week in MLS leads us out to the Pacific Northwest to talk about the Seattle Sounders gritty 2-1 victory over their mortal enemies, the Portland Timbers. Dave Clark (@bedirthan) from Sounder at Heart joins the show to discuss the derby, the Dire Days of summer, and Clint Dempsey’s return to the fold.
  • Street League Skateboarding (Stop Two: Newark) August 28, 2015 Luan Oliveira stole the win from Nyjah Huston in the second to last Street League Skateboarding event of the year. Nick Courage (@nickcourage) joins the show to discuss our favorite moments from the event and what we love about watching the sport. Watch the highlights from the event at streetleague.com
  • New York Mets vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Game 118, MLB) August 19, 2015 The Mets held on to first place in the NL East despite getting swept by the Pirates over the weekend at home. I host a solo podcast this week to talk about the two teams that mean the most to me in baseball. Think of this one as “NPR does sports!”
  • Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur (English Premier League) August 12, 2015 An own-goal sealed Tottenham’s fate on opening day against a hopefully resurgent Manchester United in the English Premier League. Friend of the show, and co-host of the Always Cheating podcast, Brandon Kelley (@bskbroiler) returns wearing the colors of a Louis Van Gaal apologist and helps us preview the upcoming Premier League season! Check it!
  • Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia (UFC 190) August 4, 2015 This podcast is 55x longer than Ronda Rousey’s demolition of Bethe Correia at UFC 190. Amy Rose (@mightyamy) joins the show to talk about the pre-fight hype, KOs vs. submission, and almost none of the undercard.
  • Houston Astros vs. L.A. Angels (MLB) July 31, 2015 The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim) are battling for the top spot in the AL West. Ryan Dunsmore (@d_more55), editor of The Crawfish Boxes and the sports editor of the Fort Bend Herald, joins the show to discuss the Astros’ game two win in this mid-season rivalry match-up.
  • MLB All-Star Game 2015 July 20, 2015 The American League won the 2015 MLB All-Star Game. Sam Vuchenich (@samvuchenich) joins the show in our most radical and saltiest episode yet! We’re not fond of this game (or the DH rule) and you shouldn’t be either!
  • Wimbledon 2015 July 14, 2015 Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams took home the hardware from the tennis Championships at Wimbledon. Josh Landon (@joshlandon) returns to the show talk about the pomp, the finals, and look ahead to the US Open.
  • United States vs. Japan (FIFA Women’s World Cup Final) July 7, 2015 The United States wins their third trophy against Japan in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final. Sonya Kondratenko (@sonyakarate) joins the show to celebrate the occasion, discuss Carli Lloyd’s wondrous hat-trick, and look ahead to the future of this now iconic squad.
  • Vanderbilt vs. Virginia (College World Series) June 30, 2015 Virginia upset Vanderbilt in a rematch of last year’s College World Series final to take home their first title. Guy Anglade (@musetteandrums) returns to the show to talk about the CWS tournament, the Ump Cam, pitch clocks and a tiny bit of the US Open!
  • Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA Finals, Game 6) June 19, 2015 The highest rated NBA Finals since MJ beat the Jazz, the Golden State Warriors came from behind in this series to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 6 and take the title. Blake Malin, co-founder of the website worn&wound, joins the show to talk about what could have been for LeBron James, and what ...
  • Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (Stanley Cup, Game 6) June 16, 2015 A remarkable series concludes as the Chicago Blackhawks win Game 6 over the Tampa Bay Lightning to secure their sixth Stanley Cup trophy. Travis Hughes (@TravisSBN), hockey editor for SB Nation and Broad Street Hockey, joins the show to break down this great series.
  • The Summer X-Games 2015 June 12, 2015 We return to the X-Games, Summer 2015 edition! Nick Courage (@nickcourage) joins the show to talk about men's and women's skateboarding, as well as sexism in the industry, and the incredible stylings of a few skaters we’ve been watching for twenty years.
  • Barcelona vs. Juventus (Champions League Final) June 11, 2015 Trophy Week concludes with Barcelona’s 3-1 victory over Juventus in the UEFA Champions League Final. Returning guest Brandon Kelley (@bskbroiler) joins the show to discuss the Catalan giants’ treble-winning season.
  • Barcelona vs. Athletic Bilbao (Copa del Rey, Final) June 5, 2015 Leo Messi scores a wonder goal against Athletic Bilbao to bring home the Copa del Rey for Barcelona. Chris Wright joins the show to talk about the victory and to preview Barca’s upcoming Champions League final against Juventus.
  • Arsenal vs. Aston Villa (FA Cup Final) June 3, 2015 Arsenal Football Club secured their second straight FA Cup in a 4-0 thrashing of hapless, nearly relegated Aston Villa. Guy Yedwab returns to the show to discuss Arsenal’s victory, Villa’s troubles, and what 2016 holds for the Gunners.
  • New York Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL Playoffs, Game 6) May 29, 2015 The New York Rangers avoid elimination and force Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals. Frank Augugliaro (@franktheguy) joins the show to talk about the Rangers’ 7-3 win, the joys and difficulties of following the sport, and something or other about Rick Nash screening the Entourage movie for his ...
  • Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets (NBA Playoffs, Game 7) May 19, 2015 In the 2nd round of the NBA Playoffs, the LA Clippers went seven games again, this time losing to the Houston Rockets in Texas, 113-100 in Game 7. Blake Malin (wornandwound.com) joins the show to break down the game, project the NBA Conference finals, and discuss Bill Simmons departure from ESPN.
  • New York Red Bulls vs. New York City FC (MLS) May 14, 2015 The first ever Hudson River Derby goes to the New York Red Bulls, up against freshman MLS opposition New York City FC. A remarkable and entertaining 2-1 victory for the home team, powered by Bradley Wright-Phillips’s 4th and 5th goals of the season. Toby Carroll (@tobiascarroll) joins me to talk about our favorite football club.
  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao (Welterweight Boxing Championship) May 6, 2015 The newly unified welterweight champ Floyd Mayweather outboxed Manny Pacquiao in the biggest and most controversial mainstream fight in a decade. Daniel Blynn joins the show to talk about the hype, the result, and who to watch next after these two all-time greats hang up their gloves (including, Gennady Golovokin, Andre Ward, and Román González.)
  • Montreal Impact vs. Club America (CONCACAF Champions League Final) May 1, 2015 A heartbreaking defeat at home for the Montreal Impact as Mexico City’s Club America claimed their sixth CONCACAF Champions League trophy. Sofiane Benzaza (@sofianebenzaza), who writes about the Impact for Mount Royal Soccer, joins me to talk about IMFC’s cinderella run.
  • #1 LSU vs. #2 Texas A&M (College Baseball) April 28, 2015 In a battle of the top two college baseball teams in the country, #2 Texas A&M put down #1 LSU in the final game of their three game series. However, the Tigers, who won the first two matches, remain on top of the SEC and the NCAA. LSU alum Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) joins me to ...
  • Spurs vs. Clippers (NBA Playoffs, Round 1) April 24, 2015 It took overtime to tie the series at one win apiece. The reigning NBA champions and the LA Clippers are putting on the best first round-up match up in the Western Conference. Spurs season ticket holder Dave Reeves and I talk about the brilliance of Tim Duncan and the dynamic Blake Griffin.
  • Dodgers vs. Padres, Game 3 (MLB, Opening Series) April 13, 2015 Behind Adrian Gonzalez’s three HRs, the Dodgers beat the Padres 7-4 on Apr. 8th, to win the opening series of the MLB season. Sam Vuchenich (@samvuchenich) and I went to Dodger Stadium to celebrate the new year.
  • Duke vs. Wisconsin (NCAA BBall Championship) April 8, 2015 Coach K steals one for the Blue Devils, and referees continue to make a bad name for themselves in the NCAA title game. Trevor Ingerson (@tingerson) joins the show to discuss the thriller in Indy.
  • Wrestlemania 31 (WWE) March 31, 2015 Today we venture into the sport of professional wrestling. Greg Pavlik and I discuss our on-again/off-again relationship with the WWF/WWE, and break down the best moments from Sunday’s megashow Wrestlemania 31.
  • March Madness! March 24, 2015 Four days of madness behind us and the NCAA’s Sweet Sixteen have emerged. Alex Christopher (@AlextheLady) and I break down our brackets and the really dumb biases that cost us winning the pool!
  • New York City FC vs. Orlando City (MLS) March 13, 2015 A strong result from MLS’s double debut. Newcomers NYC FC and Orlando City drew 1-1 last Sunday in Florida. Guy Yedwab returns to the Big Game to break it down.
  • VCU vs. Davidson (NCAA Basketball) March 6, 2015 Davidson beat VCU 82-55 in this A10 Conference matchup between two teams on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. VCU alum Mike Gasser breaks down the havoc defense, and previews the A10 & NCAA Tournaments.
  • Barcelona vs. Manchester City (UEFA Champion’s League) February 26, 2015 Brandon Kelley (@bskbroiler) and I break down this star-studded UEFA Champion’s League Round of 16 match. Barcelona came out on top 2-1 in the first leg of this two game series.
  • The NBA All-Star Game February 16, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is the NBA All-Star Game. Blake Gillespie (@busygillespie) of Impose Magazine, and I talk about the highlights, Russell Westbrook’s MVP win, the state of the Sacramento Kings, and our projections for the playoffs!
  • US Soccer (Men’s & Women’s Friendlies) February 12, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is a double-header! The United States’ Women’s National Soccer Team lost to France 2-0, while the men beat Panama 2-0. Sam Vuchenich and I discuss the results, the upcoming Women’s World Cup, the 2015 Gold Cup, and the MLS Players Union’s potential strike!
  • Super Bowl XLIX (NFL) February 2, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is the Big Game! That’s right, Superbowl XLIX. Mike Hoak and I discuss the wild end to the New England Patriots victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Flip it, and reverse it.
  • The Winter X Games 2015! January 27, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is the Women’s Snowboard Superpipe from the Winter X Games in Aspen! Rachel Ekstrom (@EkstromRachel) and I discuss Chloe Kim’s gold medal run, as well Slopestyle, Snowcross, and so much more from the alternative Olympics.
  • #4 Duke vs. #6 Louisville (NCAA Men’s Basketball) January 19, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is Duke vs. Louisville, in an early ACC conference matchup between two high-ranked men’s basketball teams. Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) comes on the show to share his thoughts on the state of college ball.
  • College Football Playoff Championship January 13, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is Ohio State versus the University of Oregon in the first-ever college football playoff championship game! Big Ten expert Josh Landon makes his debut on the show!
  • Arsenal vs. Hull City (FA Cup) January 6, 2015 The Big Game of the Week is Arsenal vs. Hull City in the Third Round of England’s FA Cup, in a rematch of last season’s thrilling cup final.
  • Cavs vs. Heat (NBA) December 29, 2014 The Big Game of the Week is LeBron James return to Miami on Christmas Day.