The PosCast with Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur
The PosCast with Joe Posnanski & Michael Schur
The Athletic
Sports, drafts and nonsense with Joe Posnanski and The Good Place's Michael Schur.
John Means’ No-Hitter, Mike Trout Appreciation & Drafting Baseball Card Poses
The PosCast makes history with it’s first ever “live look-in!” Joe and Mike take you to Seattle to announce John Means’ no-hitter. Then, they dive into multiple segments including the debut of “Mike Trout Appreciation” and “Tony La Russa The Opposite of Appreciation.” Plus, they talk Lakers, strawberries, calculators and the return of the “Tommy Pham Update.” Finally, they discuss what’s going on with the Dodgers before their baseball card poses draft.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 6
1 hr 51 min
Baseball’s Surprises and Disappointments of 2021 with Ellen Adair
There is plenty to talk about across baseball so Joe welcomes back the delightful Ellen Adair to break it all down. They start by discussing how they feel about the new rules in a full 162 game season. Then, Ellen explains what she loves the most about Aaron Nola and Joe creates the Joe Davis Fan Club. Plus, what’s going on with the Yankees? They joyfully react to New York’s rough start. Finally, they wrap things up by talking about the most surprising and disappointing teams of 2021.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22
1 hr 54 min
Brooklyn Nets Fascination, MLB’s PosCast Player of the Week & Drafting Team Abbreviations
Can Joe and Mike cram segments, a draft and One Last Meaningless Thing in 75 minutes? You bet! They kick things off my discussing their love for açaí and their fascination with the Brooklyn Nets. Later in the show they debate MLB’s PosCast Player of the Week and check in on the Cleveland Browns after their deal for Jadeveon Clowney. Finally, they draft team abbreviations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15
1 hr 23 min
2021 MLB Season Preview
The PosCast celebrates 10 years of nonsense with their annual baseball preview. Before Joe and Mike dive into the 2021 MLB season, they have a little ‘Fruit Talk’ followed by an ‘NBA checkin’ and ‘Science Appreciation.’ (Spoiler: New segment tracks are a must listen!) Then they break down each division by giving their predictions which are guaranteed to have an 98.3% accuracy rate. They wrap things up by discussing The Elite Moving Company and sunglasses in One Last Meaningless Thing.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 1
2 hr 19 min
Legends, Myths & the Romance of Sports with Bob Costas
It’s Bob Costas on The PosCast! Joe Posnanski welcomes on his longtime friend and the sportscasting great to talk about spring training, the state of baseball and much more.  They discuss what makes players “legendary,” how baseball’s analytics have actually lost many fans’ attention and what can be done to enhance the entertainment of the game.  Finally, how much stock can we put into last year’s 60-game season? They preview what to expect on the field in 2021.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12
1 hr 36 min
Bringing Back Segments & Drafting Rivers
Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur are bringing back segments from the early days of The PosCast, with a twist of course. Hear the first edition of “Fruit Talk” before they dive into “Pointless baseball memories” and a jam packed “NBA check-in.” Plus, they draft American rivers and talk about a painting elephant in One Last Meaningless Thing.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 4
1 hr 45 min
Fun & Games with Flula Borg
Joe Posnanski welcomes back German actor, musician, comedian, YouTube personality and avid sports fan Flula Borg for a fun-filled episode of The PosCast! Before ranking American sports, the two discuss Flula’s viral baseball video and his early memories of the game in Germany.  Plus, Joe is on a mission to find Flula a MLB team. Hear the requirements necessary for his fandom.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26
59 min
Super Bowl ads are dead, Tom Brady is not a great athlete and the Dodgers are the new Yankees
The commissioner has spoken and Alan Sepinwall's lifetime ban from The PosCast is over after about six weeks. He joins Joe to recap the Super Bowl and another year of disappointing Super Bowl ads. They also reflect on the career of legendary NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer. Joe and Alan go on to explain what's great about WandaVision, why the Dodgers are the new Yankees and they finish up with one last meaningless thing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10
1 hr 45 min
Super Bowl Shenanigans, J. T. Realmuto’s Return to Philly & Cardinals’ Trade for Nolan Arenado
Ahead of Super Bowl LV, Joe Posnanski sits down with Ellen Adair to talk about her thoughts on the big game, the silly storylines and what it’s like covering the event. Then, Ellen discusses her excitement surrounding J. T. Realmuto’s return to Philly and they dive into Nolan Arenado’s trade to the Cardinals. Later in the show, they assess how each division stacks up and debate the idea of expanded playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 4
1 hr 53 min
Hall of Fame Conundrum, NFL Playoffs & Best Places to Sit
Joe Posnanski and Michael Schur have plenty to get to on today’s 2-hour PosCast. They begin by discussing MLB’s Hall of Fame voting, Curt Schilling’s comments and what will happen when Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz join the ballot next year. Before drafting the best places to sit, they talk about the Packers’ decision to kick a field goal in the NFC Championship and Tom Brady’s 10th Super Bowl appearance. Finally, they wrap with an epic One Last Meaningless Thing involving “taste clusters” and the “Oh REALLY?!” concept. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28
2 hr 6 min
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