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November 13, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Astros' cheating scandal, debate which team should want Colin Kaepernick, talk to Paul Finebaum about the CFP rankings and more.
November 13, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to news of Colin Kaepernick's NFL workout, debate if Alabama will make the CFP and if Paul George's return enough to put the Clippers over the Lakers?
November 13, 2019
Tonight on ESPN, the Rockets - led by a reunited James Harden and Russell Westbrook - play host to the LA Clippers. But Houston's superstars share a complex past, which they are hoping will lead to a mutually beneficial future. NBA analyst Kirk Goldsberry joins Mina Kimes to explore how the Harden-Westbrook relationship will shape the Rockets' season.
November 12, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate if load management is good for the NBA, how Max feels about the state of the Giants and who the NFL MVP is right now.
November 12, 2019
Stephen A. & Max ask what did the Seahawks' win prove, debate if the Knicks would be justified in firing David Fizdale and question if LSU ended Alabama's playoff chances?
November 11, 2019
Stephen A. & Max talk to Ryan Clark about LSU's big win over Alabama, question if the Cowboys or Vikings are a bigger threat in the NFC, and more.
November 11, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys loss, was the Saints losing to the Falcons a big deal? Plus, should the Ravens be favorites in the AFC after another shining performance?
November 8, 2019
Stephen A. Max, debate if AB can return to the NFL, who are the best leaders in sports and we have Stephen's A List.
November 8, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Calais Campbell debate if the Raiders are contenders in the AFC, if the NBA was right to fine the Clippers and if Prime Time should coach FSU.
November 7, 2019
Foxworth, Woody and Mel Kiper Jr. debate if Joe Burrow is a Franchise QB, if the Panthers should trade Cam and if the Browns can turn it around.
November 7, 2019
Domonique Foxworth, Damien Woody, Jay Williams and Chiney Ogwumike debate if Mahomes should play this week, if Kawhi resting is a problem and if Mitch Trubisky is weak.
November 6, 2019
Ivan Maisel explores how Pitt's Bobby Grier found himself in an unexpected position in 1956 when he became the first college football player to break the color line in the Deep South. But his appearance in the Sugar Bowl wasn't without controversy.
November 5, 2019
First Take debates if the Cowboys are Super Bowl contenders, if LeBron is league MVP and Pete Carroll's recent comments about the Patriots.
November 5, 2019
Stephen A. and Max are joined by Marcus Spears to discuss the Cowboys' win with the help of a black cat, if the Eagles should consider signing AB and much more!
November 4, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate if Kyle Allen has taken Cam Newton's starting job, are the Eagles now the best team in the NFC East, and more.
November 4, 2019
Stephen A. & Max tell us what the biggest concern for the Patriots is, and is Max still on the Browns bandwagon? Plus, are the Steelers really contenders?
November 1, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Damien Woody and Tim Tebow debate how the NCAA should handle allowing athletes to make money, how to fix the Browns and much more!
November 1, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Louis Riddick debate if the we should believe in Jimmy G, if the Ravens are a threat to the Pats and if Joel Embiid is a problem.
October 31, 2019
Stephen A. and Max give insight on their reaction to what KD had to say, Baker Mayfield's recent frustration at his presser and looking ahead to Lamar Jackson versus the Pats.
October 31, 2019
Kevin Durant joins First Take to discuss his decision to leave Golden State, if his incident with Draymond had an impact and that the media doesn't like Kyrie.
October 30, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the NCAA ruling that players can profit from their names, debate who the biggest NFL trade deadline loser was and more.
October 30, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Jets' trade deadline drama, talk to Jessica Mendoza about the World Series and debate if the Lakers have found the recipe to success.
October 29, 2019
Stephen A. & Max talk to Adam Schefter about the latest NFL trade deadline news, UFC fighter Jorge Masvidal stops by to talk UFC 244, and more.
October 29, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Steelers win against the Dolphins, question what the Warriors proved in their win vs the Pelicans, and had OBJ been a disappointment the year?
October 28, 2019
ESPN MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza joins the show to debate if the World Series is over with the Astros up 3-2. Plus, what's wrong with Tom Brady and how do the Warriors look now with their struggles?
October 28, 2019
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman discuss if Aaron Rodgers is leading the MVP race, if Max should jump off the Browns' bandwagon and if the Eagles will catch the Cowboys in the NFC East.
October 25, 2019
Stephen A. and Max debate what LeBron has to do to bounce back, where Tom Brady will play next season and how far the Warriors are from another title.
October 25, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Larenz Tate debate if last night's game was more about Kawhi or Steph, if Harden or Giannis had a better game and if it's time to give Cousins some credit.
October 24, 2019
First Take debates with Keyshawn Johnson on who'd they rather have between Rodgers or Mahomes, if they agree with LeBron saying no LA rivalry and Jeff Garlin also joins in.
October 24, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss how much better Kyrie will make the Nets, Ben Simmons' performance last night and if they are sold on the Mavs this year.
October 23, 2019
Stephen A., Max Brian Windhorst and Michael Ealy debate what's next for Tom Brady, how much pressure is on LeBron and who wins Celtics/Sixers tonight.
October 23, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Metta World Peace and Larry Wilmore debate if the Lakers will make the finals, if Kawhi is the best in the world and if Draymond mishandled things with KD.
October 22, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Michael Wilbon debate if Kawhi is a Hall Of Famer, who's under the most pressure in the East and if anyone can stop the teams from LA.
October 22, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Michael Wilbon and Miles Brown debate who will be the king of LA, if Zion's injury is a big deal and if anyone can stop the Patriots.
October 21, 2019
Michael Irvin joins Stephen A. and Max to debate if the Cowboys are Super Bowl contenders, if Aaron Rodgers is in the MVP convo and if Lamar Jackson is an elite QB yet.
October 21, 2019
First Take is in Los Angeles and are joined by Michael Wilbon to discuss the Cowboys win vs the Eagles, if there was a disappointment with the Bears and much more.
October 18, 2019
Stephen A,, Max and Jonathan Vilma and Tim Tebow debate if the Pats have a clear path to the Super Bowl, if Clemson should make the CFP and much more.
October 18, 2019
Stephen A., Max, and Louis Riddick debate if Mahomes' QB sneak was a bad call, what Zion's injury means to the NBA and if the Cowboys should sign AB.
October 17, 2019
Max and Stephen A. debate Demaryius Thomas' comments on the Pats, if Wentz should be in MVP talk and Bob Arum joins the show.
October 17, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss if A-D will need LeBron to become a Laker great, thoughts on Bradley Beal's extension and Chiefs-Broncos matchup tonight.
October 16, 2019
Stephen A. & Max continue their NBA season preview, react to LeBron's most recent comments on the China situation, and react to the Nationals moving on to the World Series.
October 16, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate the impact Jalen Ramsey will have on the Rams, question if Jerry Jones is the biggest problem with the Cowboys, and talk to rapper Wale about DC sports.
October 15, 2019
Max and Stephen A. debate if Cam Newton's career is in trouble and if Doug Pederson's comments will impact the Cowboys. NBA veteran Matt Barnes also joins the show.
October 15, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss early-season candidates for NFL MVP and if it's fair to blame the refs for the Lions loss. Plus, the guys react to LeBron's comments on Daryl Morey.
October 14, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if we should be worried about Carson Wentz, debate if Dak is costing himself money, and is Jared Goff over-hyped?
October 14, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Cowboys are in trouble, question if Pat Mahomes or Deshaun Watson is a better MVP candidate, and did the Browns make a mistake hiring Kitchens?
October 11, 2019
First Take is live from Clemson! The crew debates if Deshaun Watson can be as good as Pat Mahomes, and talk to Clemson HC Dabo Swinney about his team and the state of CFB.
October 11, 2019
First Take is live from Clemson! The crew reacts to Tom Brady's sub-par performance vs. the Giants, talk to Tajh Boyd about CFB, and more.
October 9, 2019
Max and Stephen A. give their takes on the Sherman-Baker drama, Durant's comments about the Knicks and Paul Finebaum joins the show.
October 9, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss if the Cowboys or Eagles are the better Super Bowl contenders, should the Browns fans panic and the latest with NBA China developments.
October 8, 2019
Stephen A. & Max talk to former NFL DE Justin Tuck & Actor Donald Faison about the Giants and Daniel Jones, react to Zion's debut, and which Cowboy is under the most pressure?
October 8, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Browns being blown out, question if we should be optimistic about the Redskins, and react to Adam Silver's comments on China.
October 7, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if Earl Thomas should've been ejected for his hit on Mason Rudolph, if Carson Wentz is in the MVP conversation and more.
October 7, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to Jay Gruden's firing and ask where should Washington go from here. Plus, they weigh in on the Colts' upset of the Chiefs and more.
October 4, 2019
Stephen A., Max, & Jonathan Vilma debate if Russell Wilson is NFL MVP, question if LeBron will reclaim his thrown, and talk to Tim Tebow about CFB.
October 4, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if the Seahawks were lucky to win last night, debate how important it is for Dak to have a big game this Sunday, & react to Joel Embiid's comments.
October 3, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Damien Woody and Mike Colter debate what the Warriors will look like, if the Cowboys should pay Dak and much more!
October 3, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Damien Woody debate who will win the Rams/Seahawks game, if the Giants are rushing Saquon back and if the Pats are the favorites in the AFC.
October 2, 2019
Max, Stephen A. and Ryan Clark debate if Dak or Aaron Rodgers has more to prove Sunday, if Giannis is the top commodity, and if Max has a point about Tom Brady.
October 2, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss their reaction to Gruden's comments on Burfict, if Cousins can take the Vikings to the playoffs and who won the rap battle between Shaq and Dame.
October 1, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the new California law, debate if Vontaze Burfict should be allowed to play in the NFL again, and talk about more from NBA media days.
October 1, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Steelers win, debate who should be favorites in the NFC North, and react to LeBron's comments that the offense will run through Anthony Davis.
September 30, 2019
Stephen A. & Max talk to CB Stephon Gilmore about New England's hot start. They also question if Cam Newton should be worried about losing his job.
September 30, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys loss, the Browns win and they also discuss the Giants if they proved they drafted the right QB.
September 27, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Jonathan Vilma and Tim Tebow debate where LeBron ranks in the NBA, if Trevor Lawrence can win the Heisman and if the Dolphins can get a win this week.
September 27, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Jonathan Vilma debate if the Eagles saved their season, if there's too much hype around Daniel Jones and if the Saints can beat the Cowboys.
September 26, 2019
Max and Stephen A. debate what team could give Antonio Brown a chance, if Pat Mahomes is the most valuable athlete in sports and Bobby Wagner joins the show.
September 26, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss Baker's response to Rex Ryan, if the Eagles or Packers will win tonight and if Kawhi or Giannis should be ranked number one.
September 25, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Paul Finebaum debate if the Panthers are better with Kyle Allen, if the Zion hype is too much and if Jim Harbaugh is on the hot seat.
September 25, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Marcus Spears & Jason Reid debate if the Eagles are in a must win situation, if Aaron Rodgers should be feeling pressure & what is the state of the black QB.
September 24, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to Le'Veon Bell's latest tweets, debate if fans should be optimistic about the Giants' season and react to Troy Aikman's dig at Pat Mahomes.
September 24, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Bears MNF win, question if Freddie Kitchens is taking too much heat for the Browns' woes, and Mel Kiper Jr. joins to talk football.
September 23, 2019
Stephen A. and Max question if Cam Newton's best days are behind him, has Pat Mahomes surpassed Tom Brady, Drew Brees, and Aaron Rodgers and more.
September 23, 2019
Stephen A. and Max react to Daniel Jones' stellar debut, debate what's most wrong with the Browns and react to Antonio Brown's release from the Patriots.
September 20, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Troy Vincent and some surprise guest debate the latest with Antonio Brown, the greatest athletes in HBCU history and more!
September 20, 2019
Stephen A., Max., Magic Johnson and Troy Vincent debate if Jalen Ramsey should want to be traded, Jamal Adams' fine and the team to beat in the East.
September 19, 2019
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Damien Woody to debate if Odell or Aaron Donald need a bigger game, Mahomes versus Lamar Jackson matchup and if it's the end of Payton-Brees.
September 19, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss if the Jags and Jalen Ramsey can work it out, Jamal Adams calling out the NFL and if parity is gone in the NFL?
September 18, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to Steph Curry's comments on Kevin Durant, debate how Colin Kaepernick can get back into the NFL, and Paul Finebaum joins to talk CFB.
September 18, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Giants moving on from Eli Manning, question if the Jags can repair the relationship with Jalen Ramsey, and more on Cam Newton's injury.
September 17, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Dan Orlovsky discuss how we should feel about the Browns, potential suitors for Jalen Ramsey and how much pressure is on Mike Tomlin.
September 17, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Marcus Spears talk about the Browns and their Super Bowl potential. They also discuss which teams should call Colin Kaepernick. Plus, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta discusses James Harden's place among the NBA's elite.
September 17, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Dan Orlovsky discuss how we should feel about the Browns, potential suitors for Jalen Ramsey and how much pressure is on Mike Tomlin.
September 16, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to Antonio Brown's debut, and react to Big Ben being out for the season. Former NFL WR Brandon Marshall joins for this hour!
September 16, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate if they would take Dak Prescott or Carson Wentz right now, question if the Saints are done without Drew Brees, & are the Seahawks Super Bowl contenders.
September 13, 2019
Max and Stephen A. debate the Packers vs. Vikings matchup Sunday, if the Cowboys should be on upset alert against Washington and Tim Tebow joins the show.
September 13, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss if they're losing faith in Cam Newton, Odell's recent comments on Gregg Wiliams and if the Patriots are making a mistake with AB playing this week.
September 12, 2019
Max and Stephen A. debate KD's comments on being the GOAT, if Kyler Murray can be an elite QB and what's more important for the Cowboys, offense or defense.
September 12, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss if Antonio Brown has tarnished his image beyond repair, if health is the only issue with Cam Newton and if there is pressure for the Steelers Week 2.
September 11, 2019
Stephen A. and Max debate what should New England do with Antonio Brown, KD's comments with the Wall Street Journal and Paul Finebaum joins the show.
September 11, 2019
First Take is joined by Ryan Smith to discuss Antonio Brown's recent allegations, give reaction to the lawsuit and talk Carson Palmer's comments on Dak taking less money.
September 10, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if we should feel bad for the Dolphins' players, what does wearing a watch during the game say about OBJ and more.
September 10, 2019
Stephen A. & Max debate if Deshaun Watson will be better than Drew Brees this season, react to the Raiders' win, and if the Antonio Brown drama is now over.
September 9, 2019
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman debate if Lamar Jackson proved he is a better passer and agent Drew Rosenhaus joins to talk about Antonio Brown and more.
September 9, 2019
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman react to Antonio Brown joining the Patriots, debate if the Browns are over-hyped and discuss how impressive was the Cowboys' win.
September 6, 2019
The crew is live from Dallas to preview the Cowboys' home opener against the Giants. They also react to the latest AB drama and Hall of Famer Terrell Owens joins the show.
September 6, 2019
The crew is live from Dallas to preview the Cowboys' home opener against the Giants. They also recap the Packers win over the Bears. Cowboys legend DeMarcus Ware joins.
September 5, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to OBJ practicing with Colin Kaepernick. The guys also give their Super Bowl predictions. Plus, heavyweight champ Anthony Ruiz Jr. joins the debate.
September 5, 2019
Stephen A. & Max preview tonight's NFL game. They also question if the Cowboys should be concerned giving 'Zeke Elliott $50M guaranteed. Plus, should the Raiders have fined AB?
September 4, 2019
The crew debates this year's favorites for the Heisman Trophy. Plus, AFC West predictions and can 'Zeke can lead the Cowboys to the Super Bowl?
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