Bill talks with Lindsay Jones about Jalen Ramsey requesting a trade and possible destinations that would fit (9:00) & if the NFL is becoming the NBA (27:35). Plus, they preview Chiefs/Ravens (34:00) & 49ers/Steelers (44:30)
Katie begins by discussing the Patriots and then spends some time sharing her thoughts on the Antonio Brown story (18:20). Then, the KAJ gets into the rest of the football news like Ben's injury, The Unfortunate Saints (36:50), and Jay picking his new NFL team (42:20). Later, they get into the rest: there's a college football update (55:35), Man City are losers (1:06:00), and some Miami Arena information that can't be missed (1:13:30).
Bill welcomes ESPN's Dan Graziano to discuss the Steelers losing Big Ben for the season (2:05), Drew Brees' thumb injury (14:40), reaction to the Packers new offense (25:03), Kirk Cousins struggling (40:00) and Eli Manning's future (43:40).
Dip is in town and filling in for SGG on a late Friday night where Peter and Dip talk Raw at MSG, the third best match on Wrestlemania 3, Clash of Champions and other random wrestling things. Stay Maj.
Bill welcomes The Athletic's Mike Sando as they preview week two of the NFL, looking at the four 0-1 matchups this weekend. Can the Jets rebound without Sam Darnold as they face Baker Mayfield (1:20). On Thursday night it's a battle of two former Heisman trophy winners (13:30). How will Mitch Trubisky look playing against Denver (25:40). And finally, a battle in the AFC South with the Texans vs. Jags (37:10)
Zach talks to Sam Anderson of The New York Times Magazine about his book "Boom Town," the history of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant's recent comments, the Russell Westbrook and James Harden trades, and much more.
The gang gets into the KAJ to decide which sport Nicolas "KAJ" Cage should coach (00:41), then talks How Awesome MNF Was (12:09), Lamar Jackson's Arm (25:45), and the rest of Week 1. Later, they're joined by a special guest to talk about LSU Football and Lanard (Not Leonard) Fournette (39:08). They finish with a deep dive into the California Student-Athlete Bill (46:10), a very sexy KFC story (1:00:10), and picking their desert island condiment (1:05:26).
Bill welcomes CBS' Will Brinson to discuss the Patriots' dominant victory (2:15), when New York should start Daniel Jones (13:00, Lamar Jackson's performance throwing the ball against Miami (21:00) and the debacle to start the season by Cleveland (35:00).
It's week one of the NFL season, so the Sports? crew dives deep. They talk Belichick (21:25), Antonio Brown (33:15), and Zeke and Melvin Gordon (39:00). They also take some time to discuss other huge stories, like Mike Leach's Area 51 take (46:45), Rose Lavelle's Dance (50:40), and The Official Jeremy Renner App (52:15). Later, they head into the Elimination Chamber to crown this season's Super Bowl champion (1:07:05).
Matt Hardy calls in to discuss his return to MSG next week and his 2005 feud with Edge. Then, Greg and Peter break down Bayley's turn, their favorite wrestling movies, Jericho losing the title (literally), KOTR, and more.
Bill welcomes ESPN Senior Writer Mina Kimes to discuss the Eagles' O-Line body shoot (00:47), Zeke's deal finally getting done (4:45) and Goff getting an extension (19:10). They then dig into the Texans' series of moves (34:26) and dive into the mailbag (45:00), since Mina did not trademark it.
Katie powers through illness and starts by answering a voicemail about which USWNT player is her spirit animal (00:30). Later, the gang talks Carli Lloyd kicking in the NFL (12:10) before being joined by very special guest Rose Lavelle (20:04). Finally, the crew tries to figure out which field size they should shrink (52:45). This pod is just for you, trust us.
Bill welcomes ESPN NFL editor Chris Sprow to discuss Andrew Luck's retirement (1:16), including what the Colts' approach for the future could be (11:44). They then dig into the initial reason for their visit, the official, annual, NFL (player) prop bet show (15:12). These include Odell Beckham Jr. TD's vs. Christian Pulisic goals (28:30) and Russell Wilson interceptions vs. Earl Thomas interceptions among many others (52:02).
The crew makes a phone call and gives someone a Premier League team (00:43), then gets into all of the most important stories: gas station enhancement pills and MLB (25:45), all of the NFL drama (35:40), VAR (51:48), Donald Sterling (1:01:22), the USWNT's court date (1:06:07), and that Larry Bird Mural (1:12:50). Later, Ashley tries to guess the names of all of the new XFL teams (1:26:32) and the gang plays Kiss, Marry, Kill (1:40:43).
Bill chats with Vince Verhei of Football Outsiders about expectations for the 49ers (1:28) and Cardinals (25:00) for the upcoming season. They discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's return from injury (2:10) and John Lynch's ability to build a contender (10:06) as well as what would constitute success in S.F. (18:42). Plus, just how much fun will Arizona's offense be to watch (30:44)? Can Kyler Murray and Kliff Kingsbury score enough points to overcome a porous defense (37:46)?
Katie and Ashley discuss Katie's ESPN Fantasy Marathon Draft and breaking Adam Schefter's news (8:15), then later discuss Boogie's knee injury (23:30), an update on the USWNT's negotiations (28:34), Antonio Brown's helmet (33:24), Jay-Z and the NFL (41:45), and Aaron Rodgers' beer sales take (52:03). Later, the gang decides on a fantasy football penalty (1:09:30).
Geoff Schwartz of SB Nation answers "how can we get smarter" as viewers about offensive line play as well as why the Browns aren't the best bet to win the AFC North and more (0:38). Plus, Ted Nguyen of The Athletic discusses the Raiders, including if this is Derek Carr's "prove it" year or not in addition to what offense he's most excited about this upcoming season (27:33).
Bill is joined by Boston Globe Patriots reporter Nora Princiotti and ESPN Bills reporter Marcel Louis-Jacques. Nora covers news that Tom Brady's house is on the market in Brookline, Mass as well as the battle at WR between Jakobi Meyers, Maurice Harris and N'Keal Harry (0:38). Plus, Marcel dishes on the preseason opener exploits of punter Colton Schmidt, former rugby union player Christian Wade's chances at making the team as an RB as well as LeSean McCoy's season outlook/future (33:50).
Well, this turned into a gem of an episode. The boys break down Summerslam in advance of their live show on Sunday in New York and also spend a lot of time breaking down Hogan's appearance on Austin's podcast. Plus, SGG tells the story of Hogan blocking him on Twitter. Take it easy mane.
It's time to re-enter the KAJ. Katie and Ashley start off with a voicemail about rare advice (00:15), then later get into the news, talking Zeke and Melvin Gordon's holdouts (18:20), all of the magical moments that happened on the Hard Knocks premiere (31:21), the Premier League's imminent return (41:53), Ocho Day (50:52), and all of the internet news (55:49). Later, a very explosive Bachelorette Update (1:02:40), and then the gang chooses who they'd sit with at lunch and it is not who you'd think (1:14:00).
It's that time again... it's an ALL VOICEMAIL POD. This week, the gang takes all of your important questions, including: which sporting event they'd time travel to (00:17), is white chocolate trash (10:10), who's the best sports power couple (14:29), the ideal hockey team of Marvel characters (36:18), what are their top 90's TV shows (46:30), bleacher fight physics (52:39), the hardest they've ever laughed (58:55) and their favorite punctuation (1:08:00).
Bill welcomes ESPN NFL analyst Mike Clay to rank the 32 backup QB situations in the league (1:29), including the Cardinals (13:04), Buccaneers (25:34), Broncos (28:14), Eagles (37:59), Ravens (42:59), Giants (48:15), Dolphins (58:34) and more.
Katie and Ashley celebrate the glorious return of the Damsel, then introduce a new segment called Storytime, where Katie takes us on a journey through all of the stories, regular and Instagram, of her recent life. Those include Megan Rapinoe (23:48), LeBron (29:08), an aside about Hot Girl Summer (32:18) and an awkward drink request. Later, a Bachelorette Update (01:03:25), a pre-NFL run through (1:12:00), and finally, they Enter The KAJ (1:26:07).
Bill chats with ESPN NFL columnist Kevin Seifert about the league's decision to drop their full-time referees to part-time status (1:30) as well as new rule changes for the 2019 season, including eliminating blindside blocks (21:00), the "stricter criteria" for a pass-interference call (30:25) and much more.
Bill is joined by ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton to do some NBA "what-ifs" in the wake of the wild free agency period. The first of which being if the Thunder had not traded James Harden to the Rockets in 2012 (0:22), including what other packages were available at the time and what other player movement it would have affected. The second being if the Thunder had beaten the Warriors in Game 6 of the 2016 WCF after leading 3-1 and gone on to face an injury-riddled Cavaliers team in the NBA Finals (21:01).
Zach talks to Minnesota Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders about building around Karl-Anthony Towns, the legacy of his father, Flip, being Kevin Garnett's ball kid, Sam Cassell's trash talk, and much more.
The US Women's National Team WON THE WORLD CUP. So, naturally, Katie and Ashley go over every single amazing moment (9:46), then discuss equal pay (21:30) , and every glorious Instagram moment (35:25). Later, they talk Kawhi (48:20) and The Infamous B/R Tweet (55:00).
Zach talks to Rachel Nichols and Howard Beck over drinks in Las Vegas about Russell Westbrook trade rumors, under the radar interesting offseason teams, the player empowerment era in the wake of Kawhi pulling Paul George from Oklahoma City, and more.
Bill and Robert Mays of The Ringer go through the listed bets at the Caesars of Las Vegas sportsbook for the upcoming NFL season and surmise how they would spend their theoretical budget (0:46). Who will lead the league in passing (4:19)? Who will lead the league in rushing (6:58)? Will the Saints miss the playoffs (20:12)? How about the Bears' over/under takeaways at 26.5 (38:12) or the Giants over/under 5.5 wins (47:15)? All that and more!
In a crossover edition of The Lowe Post and The Woj Pod, Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski react to the Kawhi Leonard signing and Paul George trade. The two NBA insiders discuss how these deals immediately change the league, when Leonard targeted George as the guy he wanted to pair with, Oklahoma City's cloudy future, who could be in the market for Russell Westbrook if he's made available, how Toronto will move forward and more.
Katie and Ashley begin with a very adorable voicemail about weird sports facts (00:42), then delve into all of the NBA Free Agency stories including: Kawhi the rules man (20:06), the sad tale of the New York Knicks (30:19), and all of the other big moves (34:00). Later, they preview the USWNT semi-final match vs. England (46:10) and celebrate Bobby Bonilla Day (57:54).
The "Shoot Arrow" continues as SGG and Rosenberg drop their second pod of the week, this time focusing on the WWE/Evolve/AEW situation, the end of the brand split, a phone call from Damian Abraham of The Wrestlers on Viceland, and much more.
This week's podcast is incredible. Katie and Ashley preview the USWNT's match-up vs. France (15:43), then discuss Cam Newton and whether or not one should ever recline on an airplane (34:35), Tom Brady's most recent photoshoot (38:12), the first (of many) Woj Bombs (39:56), and the best and worst NFL fanbases (41:00), allegedly. Later, a Bachelorette Update (52:08) and Katie and Ashley compete as Beyonce's assistant in an innovative Twitter thread (1:02:24). It's too bad you can only listen to it if you're Tobin Heath.
Bill is joined by Lindsay Jones of The Athletic to definitively rank all 20 teams that missed the playoffs last year for the upcoming season, including the Raiders (5:28), Lions, (14:39), Jets (25), Vikings (47:51), Panthers (53:22) and many more.