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Podcast: NBA Report - 2018 Playoffs First Round Update (04-16-18)

April 16th, 2018


Chris and Dave are back for the first of our Playoff NBA Reports.   First, a recap of several exciting first round games including Bucks/Celtics and Wolves/Rockets.   Later we look at some of the other NBA first round series in perspective, and near the end we will offer our NBA Finals Predictions.  Chris and Dave may have some surprises with the predictions.   Also some other storylines including the LA Market missing the playoffs for the first time since 2005, Kawhi Leonard's official end to his season, a LeBron James first round loss for the first time since 2012, and much more.


Podcast: 2018 Masters Recap with John and Mike (04-11-18)

April 11th, 2018


John and Mike are back to recap this year's Masters Tournament, won by Patrick Reed.  Reed, one of the more unlikeable players on the tour, nevertheless had a big weekend with numerous eagles in his third round.  We'll look at his journey to victory along with the great competition from Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler.   Later we comment on other aspects of the tournaments, the usual rundown of surprises and disappointments, a look at the upcoming PGA Tour schedule, and more from the world of golf.


Podcast: Wrestlemania 34 Preview (04-04-18)

April 4th, 2018


The whole gang is back in town: YOTS, Quickies, Parcells, Fiddle, and Umberto's all joining Dave to preview Wrestlemania 34 in New Orleans.   The WWE continues to push Roman Reigns as the face of the WWE, despite overwhelming hatred from wrestling fans everywhere.   Reigns will try to battle Brock Lesnar (most likely) for the championship.  In other bouts, we'll see former MMA star Ronda Rousey go for a title of her own, plus some other matches, the tag team match, a singles match, yet another visit from the Undertaker, and more.  The crew predicts the surprise guests for Wrestlemania this year.  There are rumblings that the Rock and Daniel Bryan could make cameos.  All this and more in our usual light hearted look at pro wrestling.


Podcast: 2018 Final Four Preview with John, Andy, and Tommy (03-28-18)

March 28th, 2018


John, Andy, Tommy, and Dave present this year's Final Four preview for the big games in San Antonio.   First we recap the eventful Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight rounds from last year which include Loyola's incredible run to the Final Four, a great game between Kansas and Duke, and much more.  Michigan takes Loyola Chicago in the first Final Four game, and Kansas takes on Villanova in the second game.  We predict the Final Four game winners, and look ahead to the potential National Championship Game on Monday night.  


Podcast: NBA Report - Steph’s Latest Injury, Tyronn Lue’s Absence, Wizards Talk (03-27-18)

March 27th, 2018


On this week's "NBA Report", Chris and Dave look at the Warriors' latest challenge: Steph Curry's MCL sprain that will keep out through the first round of the playoffs.   Later we take a look at the chaos of the health of Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, forced to take a leave of absence, then some other topics including support for justice in the Stephon Clark's tragic death, the crumbling Wizards, more injury updates from the Celtics and their ongoing road trip, and more from the association as teams tune up for the playoffs.


2018 MLB Season Predictions

March 22nd, 2018

Here are the MLB Season Predictions as announced on our 2018 MLB Preview Podcasts, both posted earlier in this feed.  Gerry in Piscataway, Ari in Philadelphia, and Dave in the City all had division predictions, over/unders, and postseason award picks.  Keep reading →

Podcast: 2018 MLB Preview Part Two - AL Previews - with Ari and Gerry (03-21-18)

March 22nd, 2018


Part Two of our Two Part MLB Preview Show starts with the AL Division Previews.  Are the Yankees able to match the pre-season hype with the monster Giancarlo Stanton trade?    Are the Angels worried about new player Shohei Ohtani's spring struggles?  Will the Twins be able to survive Jorge Polanco's PED suspension and make a division run with an otherwise solid lineup?  Later we offer MVP, Rookie of the Year, and win total predictions, along with thoughts on MLB concessions this year.   Gerry, Ari, and Dave break down all the teams in baseball for 2018.


Podcast: 2018 MLB Preview Part One - NL Previews - with Ari and Gerry (03-21-18)

March 21st, 2018


It's our two part MLB Preview show with Ari in Philadelphia and Gerry in Piscataway by way of Jersey City, aka "Fidz and Cap."  In Part One, we a look at the new pace of play rules, breaking down the slow offseason and the lack of big free agent contracts, what made players get so much less in the open market compared to past years?   Later, it's our NL division previews:  will early injuries de-rail the Dodgers from the division title?   Will the Mets be healthy enough to dominate on the mound like the 2015 team?   


Podcast: 2018 NCAA Tournament Update with John and Andy (03-21-18)

March 21st, 2018


John in CT and Andy in Seattle are back to recap an unbelievable first weekend in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.   UMBC is the first 16 seed to upset a Number 1 seed by blowing away Virginia.  Michigan escapes toward the Sweet 16 with a near-buzzer-beater by Jordan Peele.  Marshall takes down Wichita State.  Buffalo crushes 4th seeded Arizona to eliminate the Pac 12 from the tournament entirely.  Syracuse improbably makes the Sweet 16 by taking down Michigan State on Sunday.  John, Andy, and Dave summarize the madness, then preview the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight rounds of the tourney.


Podcast: NBA Report - Spurs Fall Out of Playoff Contention, Celtics Injuries (03-13-18)

March 13th, 2018


Chris and Dave are back for this week's NBA Report.  The Spurs face a crossroads, falling out of playoff contention, and still without Kawhi Leonard.   Pop is set to talk with Leonard as they negotiate his return date.  What do the Spurs have left for the stretch run?   Later a look at the Celtics' devastating injuries, the Lakers hot performance at home, the Cavs miserable West Coast road trip, and more from the NBA as the league winds down its regular season.