The Stephen A. Smith Show

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Stephen A. Smith offers up his unique perspectives on the world of sports and much more.

Episode Date
Hour 2: NFL News, Jay -Z's Deal
38:10
Stephen starts the hour with some notes on NFL topics and teams that he's interested in and then gets into some calls about Jay-Z's deal with the NFL.
Aug 22, 2019
Hour 1: Damn Yankees, Melo Defense
37:21
Stephen goes off about the Yankees recent performance and reacts to Royce White's comments on Melo not being in the league.
Aug 22, 2019
Hour 2: Mike Tannenbaum joins
37:29
Stephen talks to Mike Tannenbaum about various NFL issues such as the Cowboys drama and Antonio Brown's objections. He also get an... unusual MLB breaking news item.
Aug 21, 2019
Hour 1: Giants Priorities, Dolphins Tension
35:58
Stephen believes that the Giants prioritize Eli Manning over winning, and fills us in on the tension between Kenny Stills and Brian Flores during Dolphins practices.
Aug 21, 2019
Hour 2: Ramona Shelburne joins
37:04
Stephen talks to Ramona Shelburne about her upcoming 30 for 30 Podcast, The Sterling Affairs, and other NBA items. He also updated Baker Mayfield's comments.
Aug 20, 2019
Hour 1: Mayfield v. Jones, Odell v. Giants
35:04
The Giants criticism is strong amidst Baker Mayfield's comments about Daniel Jones and Odell's about Eli. Stephen also talks about Kenny Stills' searing comments on Jay-Z.
Aug 20, 2019
Hour 2:
37:12
Stephen thinks that Zeke needs to get over Jerry's "Zeke who?" quip, and takes calls on Colin Kaepernick and other NFL items.
Aug 19, 2019
Hour 1: More AB Issues, Responding to Reid
36:16
Stephen understands Antonio Brown's helmet concerns, but why isn't he still playing? He also responds to Eric Reid's comment about him.
Aug 19, 2019
Hour 2: Michael Eaves filling in
38:30
Michael talks to Ohm Youngmisuk about Boogie Cousin's injury and asks what Jay-Z could do to restore his NFL partnership opposers faith in him.
Aug 16, 2019
Hour 1: Michael Eaves filling in
38:27
Michael Eaves urges you all to let Lamar Jackson live, breaks down last night's NFL games, mourns Boogie Cousins, and has some weird rideshare stories.
Aug 16, 2019
Hour 2: John Fox joins
37:32
Stephen goes around the NFL with John Fox to discuss the storylines he sees emerging in this NFL preseason. He also debates callers about the Eric Reid.
Aug 15, 2019
Hour 1: Eric Reid Problems
36:39
Stephen points out all of the discrepancies he sees in Eric Reid's tirade against the NFL and their partnership with Roc Nation and Jay-Z.
Aug 15, 2019
Hour 2: Jay Z and the NFL
37:19
Stephen addresses Jay Z's press conference about his partnership with the NFL and Gregg Popovich describing Kaepernick as "patriotic".
Aug 14, 2019
Hour 1: You All Should Be Ashamed
37:03
Stephen is disgusted by John Mara's concessions to Eli, thinks the Colts are going to do better than fine, and argues that Jay Z bears no fault in Kaep's situation... you do.
Aug 14, 2019
Hour 2: Jay Z and the NFL, Rich Paul Rule
36:52
Stephen explains how Jay Z is utilizing his reach on the NFL, brings up a Kaepernick questions, and explains how people have misguided takes on the Rich Paul rule.
Aug 13, 2019
Hour 1: Damien Woody joins
37:02
Stephen goes off on the Yankees, talks to Damiem Woody about Antonio Brown's helmet issues, and talks about who he thinks has a chance in the NFL this year.
Aug 13, 2019
Hour 2: Victor Cruz
34:24
Stephen A. Smith gives his take on the "Rich Paul rule" revision. Plus, Victor Cruz joins the show.
Aug 12, 2019
Hour 1: Antonio Brown Doesn't Get It
35:57
Stephen A. Smith sounds off on Ezekiel Elliot and the Cowboys. Plus, he has strong words for Antonio Brown and his antics.
Aug 12, 2019
Hour 2: Don LaGreca rolls solo
37:54
Don moves on solo, he touches on some major MLB headlines, Kyler Murray's debut, and more on the Zeke holdout before going to calls.
Aug 09, 2019
Hour 1: Don LaGreca and Mike Golic Jr. filling in
37:42
Don LaGreca and Mike Golic Jr. talks about Daniel Jones' QB debut and Shurmur's response, as well as the ongoing standoff between the Cowboys and Zeke.
Aug 09, 2019
Hour 2: Dave Rothenberg filling in
37:59
Dave gets heated with some Cowboys callers and goes around the league looking at all of the upcoming games and breaking down what he thinks will play out.
Aug 08, 2019
Hour 1: Dave Rothenberg filling in
37:49
Dave is really excited, because football is BACK. He discusses Zeke's ongoing holdout and Daniel Jones debut with Dianna Russini, who is covering tonight's Jets/Giants game.
Aug 08, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
38:05
Will talks to Field Yates about the Pat's moves and Antonio Brown's feet, a caller cracks the Tom Brady mystery, and Will gets some advice about his own feet.
Aug 07, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:37
Will gives his thoughts on the updates in the Cowboy's holdout on Zeke and the NCAA's new "Rich Paul Rule", and talks Cowboys with Todd Archer.
Aug 07, 2019
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in
37:49
Mike Tannenbaum joins to talk about the main stories of NFL training camp and his time on Hard Knocks, and Dan talks about the controversial picks of the NBA All-Decade list.
Aug 06, 2019
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in
38:13
Dan talks NFL contract news, such as Zeke refusing to play until he gets a new one and Tom Brady's extension. He then gets into the NBA All-Decade Teams list.
Aug 06, 2019
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in
37:58
Dan talks to Ryan Clark about NFL preseason kicking off and the injuries surrounding it, then breaks down Domonique Foxworth's top 5 players under pressure.
Aug 05, 2019
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in
37:46
Dan Graca gets into happening around the NFL. Contracts being signed, most notably Tom Brady's, who yet again to less so the Patriots could get more.
Aug 05, 2019
Hour 2: Michael Eaves and Elle Duncan filling in
38:13
Michael and Elle get into a number of NFL items, including holdouts, and what they want to see in the upcoming season with guests Ryan Clark and Louis Riddick.
Aug 02, 2019
Hour 1: Michael Eaves and Elle Duncan filling in
37:48
Michael and Elle get Stephen A.'s reaction to this morning's exclusive interview he had with Melo, and talk to Kevin Frazier about which NBA team is the official LA team now.
Aug 02, 2019
Hour 2: Damien Woody joins
37:18
Damien Woody joins Stephen to talk about the NFL holdouts, particularly the one plaguing the Cowboys.
Aug 01, 2019
Hour 1: Damn Yankees
37:31
The Yankees have ruined Stephens day, and then Stephen A. gets into Stephen Jones' comments on Zeke Elliott's holdout.
Aug 01, 2019
Hour 2: The Disrespect!
37:18
Stephen talks about how Andrew Luck's calf injury handling will affect the Colt, and truly cannot believe the disrespect that is aimed at Aaron Rodgers.
Jul 31, 2019
Hour 1: Tim Kurkjian joins
35:11
Stephen reacts to the news of Michael Thomas' deal and who should be the happiest about it (not Thomas) before talking MLB trade deadline with Tim Kurkjian.
Jul 31, 2019
Hour 2: Mike Tannenbaum Joins
37:39
Stephen talks to Mike Tannenbaum about NFL training camp holdouts and transitions to the NBA with Anthony Davis saying his career is not a failure in the absence of a title.
Jul 30, 2019
Hour 1: Zeke Still Wants to be Paid
37:18
Stephen agrees that Zeke deserves to be paid, but needs to realize that the Cowboys have more pressing issues. He also gives his thoughts on a Melo farewell tour.
Jul 30, 2019
Hour 2: Lakers are In
31:42
Stephen is excited for this upcoming NBA season, especially the Lakers when they are inevitably in the playoffs. He takes calls on NBA and NFL topics.
Jul 29, 2019
Hour 1: Stephen Returns
36:38
Stephen is back! He calls out Trevor Bauer as well as the Mets, tells us who he would prioritize paying on the Cowboys, and who he thinks will dominate the NBA next season.
Jul 29, 2019
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in
37:54
Dan gets a call from Stephen A., who gets some takes off of his chest. Then he gets into some MLB.
Jul 26, 2019
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in
38:00
Dan gets into NFL training camp no-shows and contract disputes before getting more in-depth on all things NFL with Josina Anderson.
Jul 26, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:54
Will gets Kendrick Perkins on the line to explain his criticism of Steve Kerr's AD comments, and then Nick Saban joins and they DON'T talk Tua.
Jul 25, 2019
Hour 1: Dan Orlovsky joins
37:36
Will thinks that Steve Kerr is right in his criticism of the Anthony Davis trade, talks Julio Jones record-chasing, and gets some NFL insight from Dan Orlovsky.
Jul 25, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:51
Will talks about Mike Sando's comments regarding Jared Goff, wonders who the best young NBA core will be, and takes more calls on best coach/player duos.
Jul 24, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:36
Will believes that we are in the age of the GOAT across the spectrum in sports, and that it's more difficult to maintain a football dynasty than any other sport.
Jul 24, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:51
Will is joined by Tim Hasselbeck to talks about Mike Sando's NFL QB Tiers and breakout QBs this upcoming year, and callers respond.
Jul 23, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:36
Will talks about NFL teams that will take the next step this season and who would you pay more: a WR or a RB?
Jul 23, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:53
Will talks to Andy Benoit about the Dak decision and power rankings, revisits NBA players going home, and loves Brooks Koepka's attitude.
Jul 22, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:42
Will talks about Odell's response to being to being traded, NFL QB power rankings, and whether the Cowboys should keep Dak or save some money.
Jul 22, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:48
Will talks to Jeff Passan about which MLB teams are buyers or sellers, Jim Harbaugh's shots on Urban Meyer, and offends people with a Chris Paul suggestion.
Jul 19, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:45
Will Cain starts off talking to Damien Woody about the concerning outcome of Tyreek Hill's situations, then touches on Tiger Woods and NBA players going home.
Jul 19, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:44
Will gives examples of ego bringing down sports dynasties, revisits trade options for Chris Paul, and talks to Dan Graziano about the upcoming NFL season.
Jul 18, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
38:17
Will gives his top 5 trade situations for Chris Paul that should be done as soon as possible, and breaks down the value of a running back.
Jul 18, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:42
Will talks to Quentin Richardson about the risks taken in the NBA off-season, which team's were the biggest? Will also gets into a touchy subject regarding his alma mater.
Jul 17, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
38:01
Will compares the risks taken by the Nets and Lakers in the offseason, and talks to Dan Orlovsky about the NFL power rankings and best and worst conferences.
Jul 17, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:58
Will talks to Geoff Schwartz about the NFL players trying to get paid right now as well as the future NFL power rankings, and then takes calls from some riled up listeners.
Jul 16, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:15
Will talks to Field Yates about the surprising projected NFL power ranking he co-authored, gets into why NFL contracts differ from others, and paying Dak.
Jul 16, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:50
Will talks about a revolution he's noticed in sports, picks apart the pairing of Russell Westbrook and James Harden, and put his foot down on the paying Dak Prescott debate.
Jul 15, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
38:37
Will talks to Louis Riddick about all of the NFL contract news, and gives his take on Djokovic's comeback win at Wimbledon.
Jul 15, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:59
Will talks to Ryen Russillo about all of the hype surrounding Westbrook's trade to the Rockets for CP3. Will also gets into a little NFL.
Jul 12, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:47
Will and Ryan argue about whether or not the Rockets did the right thing trading CP3 for Westbrook, and Will runs through his top 5 NBA duos.
Jul 12, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
38:09
Will talks to Jeff Darlington about the developing situation surrounding Melvin Gordon, and brings up a variety of NBA topics to debate with callers.
Jul 11, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:55
Will Cain talks about Melvin Gordon's Chargers shakedown, which NBA team runs LA, and why the USWNT's push for equal pay isn't as clear cut as it seems.
Jul 11, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:42
Will talks to Tim Legler about Russell Westbrook's future, and gets into sleeper front offices that are building value WITHOUT the help of marquee players.
Jul 09, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:24
Will agrees with his arch nemesis that the Clippers will rule in LA, talks about the complaints surrounding the Home Run Derby, and the callers are giving their wild takes.
Jul 09, 2019
Hour 2: Caller Reaction
35:53
Stephen gets some caller reaction to Kawhi going to the Clippers and talks about how the NBA will change AGAIN once KD and Klay come back.
Jul 08, 2019
Hour 1: Kawhi Did It
36:20
Stephen comes back from vacation to talk about the move Kawhi pulled going to the Clippers and bringing Paul George with him, turning the NBA on it's head.
Jul 08, 2019
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in
38:01
Dan talks to Jonathan Givony, who is in Vegas for tonight's summer league debut face off between Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett, and then takes some calls on Kawhi.
Jul 05, 2019
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in
37:52
Dan Graca is filling in for Stephen, and the NBA is still waiting for Kawhi to make a decision on what team he will sign with.
Jul 05, 2019
Hour 2: Chris Haynes, Bill Simmons join
37:04
Chris Haynes joins to talk about Kawhi's next move and Bill Simmons joins to call Stephen out on his Knicks takes.
Jul 03, 2019
Hour 1: Who, What , Where, When, KAWHI
37:05
Stephen is still waiting on Kawhi to announce where he will end up next year, he doesn't have a clue but hopes he doesn't pull a KD.
Jul 03, 2019
Hour 2: Ramona Shelburne joins
37:06
Ramona Shelburne joins the show to talk about Kawhi's desire to play in LA, which was an idea widely laughed at at first. Stephen takes calls on free agency.
Jul 02, 2019
Hour 1: Free Agency Continues
37:39
Stephen breaks down the good and bad of the moves we have seen in free agency so far, and speculates on the moves that have yet to be.
Jul 02, 2019
Hour 2: Still Waiting on Kawhi
37:05
Stephen gets into some other NBA free agency items, such as the Lakers making their play for Kawhi Leonard. Callers implore Stephen to call for Dolan's resignation.
Jul 01, 2019
Hour 1: The Knicks Ruined Everything
36:09
Stephen is devastated by the way free agency ended up for the Knicks, and not even a surprise visit from Jay Williams can make him feel better.
Jul 01, 2019
Hour 2: Brian Windhorst joins
37:25
Brian Windhorst joins the show to give his take on the rumors of Kawhi showing interest in the Lakers and other free agency speculation.
Jun 28, 2019
Hour 1: Showtime is Back
31:29
Stephen can't believe Kawhi is considering going to the Lakers, it looks like the showtime Lakers are coming back. What about the other teams?
Jun 28, 2019
Hour 2: Frank Isola joins
31:29
Frank Isola joins the show to give his take on what will happen with the NY basketball teams as free agency opens, and thinks AD waiving his trade kicker is a great move.
Jun 27, 2019
Hour 1: A Depressing Day
37:03
Stephen is depressed. He's getting word that the Knicks will most likely end up empty handed this free agency. However, he'd rather have no one than have this one player...
Jun 27, 2019
Hour 2: Iguodala...Fractured Leg?
37:00
Stephen gets into Andre Iguodala's comments about playing on a fractured leg and how it could deter guys from wanting to play for the Warriors.
Jun 26, 2019
Hour 1: KD Sweepstakes officially begins
36:46
KD declined his player option, and he is officially up for grabs. Stephen thinks the Knicks should grab him while they can...if Dolan can stay out of their way.
Jun 26, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:32
Will talks to Dan Orlovsky about pass interference and Lincoln Riley, wonders who would want Kyrie over D'Angelo Russell, and the "ownership" debate.
Jun 25, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:30
Will Cain unloads his thoughts on last night's NBA Awards and talks to Bobby Marks about how bad the Knicks are.
Jun 25, 2019
Hour 2: Wentz Contract, NBA Awards
36:37
Stephen reveals what he problem is with Carson Wentz's new contract, and thinks that the NBA Awards are an example of bad timing.
Jun 24, 2019
Hour 1: Callaway Attacks
36:12
Stephen tears into Mickey Callaway for tearing into a reporter over a mistaken comment, and gets into NBA free agency with callers.
Jun 24, 2019
Hour 2: Kawhi's Intentions
36:53
Stephen A. starts hour 2 with the latest regarding Kawhi Leonard's intentions for the future and takes calls on how the draft and free agency change the NBA landscape.
Jun 21, 2019
Hour 1: The Draft is Over
36:15
Stephen breaks down what he saw in the NBA draft, who he is sold on and who he is skeptical of. He also addresses something he wrote on social media.
Jun 21, 2019
Hour 2: Jay Bilas joins
37:22
Jay Bilas joins the show to talk about the NBA Draft. Jay says the top 3 picks are a lock, and gives his sleeper picks.
Jun 20, 2019
Hour 1: NBA Draft, Free Agency
36:32
Stephen breaks down the best way for Durant to get his money and gets into tonight's NBA Draft.
Jun 20, 2019
Hour 2: Brooke Koepka joins
36:53
Stephen talks to Brooks Koepka about how Tiger inspired him and being the best golfer in the world, and gets into why the Celtics are imploding.
Jun 19, 2019
Hour 1: Does Houston have a Problem?
36:46
Stephen addresses all of the rumors surrounding the tension between CP3 and James Harden and the tension in the Rocket's locker room.
Jun 19, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:27
Mike Schmitz joins the show to break down Thursday's NBA Draft, which now bears a lot of questions. Will gets into what can save the Knicks and the callers are all going crazy
Jun 18, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:02
Will Cain isn't quite sold on all of the praise the Lakers are receiving, and breaks down the tension building in the Houston Rocket's locker room.
Jun 18, 2019
Hour 2: Houston Problems
36:48
Stephen walks through all of the tension currently in the Rocket's locker room and takes calls on AD to LA.
Jun 17, 2019
Hour 1: Lakers Trade for AD
37:46
Stephen gets into the news of Anthony Davis going to Lakers, and how it changes the NBA landscape. Of course, he has to mention LaVar Ball's reaction.
Jun 17, 2019
Hour 2: Brian Windhorst joins
37:29
Brian Windhorst joins the show to talk about last nighta€™s NBA Finals and Kawhi Leonard and many others impending free agency, which landscape has changed throughout the Finals
Jun 14, 2019
Hour 1: Raptors Won in 6
39:22
Stephen praises the Raptors for their NBA Finals victory, and Masai Ujiri for the risks he took to get there. As for the Warriors, they need to take care of their many injured
Jun 14, 2019
The Stephen A. Smith Show
1:09:07
Stephen A. Smith, sounds off on Kevin Durant's injury, previews game 6 and says the Knicks have to be all-in on KD. Plus, Jeff Van Gundy joins the show.
Jun 13, 2019
The Stephen A. Smith Show
35:18
Stephen starts with Gregg Williams' tone deaf comments on being hired because of culture, and continues to talk to caller about the Durant injury and Game 6.
Jun 13, 2019
Hour 1: Jeff Van Gundy joins
37:46
Stephen thinks that KD is worth MAX to the Knicks even from his hospitals bed, and breaks down the FInals, free agency, and Kyrie's new agent with Jeff Van Gundy.
Jun 13, 2019
Hour 2: Adrian Wojnarowski and Spike Lee join
37:06
Stephen talks to Adrian Wojnarowski about the Finals and Durant's injury, and Spike Lee calls in unexpectedly to talk about how KD's injury could impact the Knicks.
Jun 12, 2019
Hour 1: Y'all Lost Your Minds
37:04
Stephen explains why he thinks Durant and the Warriors DID make the right decision to play in the game that caused him an injury.
Jun 12, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:49
Will gets former NBA player Quentin Richardson's perspective on last night's game and KD's injury, and takes calls from the fans to get their first reactions.
Jun 11, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
35:12
Will Cain talks to Stephen about last night's dramatic Warriors victory, and how KD's injury will affect his free agency. He then takes calls about who is to blame & fan hate
Jun 11, 2019
Hour 2: Stan Van Gundy joins
35:11
Stephen previews tonight's potentially Finals-ending game, and whether or not he thinks Durant can save the Warriors. He then takes calls on the playoffs.
Jun 10, 2019
Hour 1: Durant Status, Douglas Hire
37:02
Stephen shares his thoughts about the Finals with the updated status and Kevin Durant, and takes issue with the Joe Douglas hire.
Jun 10, 2019
Hour 2: Don't Mess This Up, Dolan
38:18
Stephen talks about how he's react if the Knicks ended up empty-handed in this year's free agency addresses LeBron's response to Mark Stevens shoving Kyle Lowry.
Jun 07, 2019
Hour 1: Finals and Lowry Altercation
37:19
Stephen gets into what the Warriors need to do to seal the deal against the Raptors with KD gone, and how he would have handled Kyle Lowry being shoved.
Jun 07, 2019
Hour 2: Max Kellerman hosting?!
38:42
Max continues his takeover of Stephen's show with a Bobby Marks interview about the Finals and free agency, and addresses Andy Ruiz's defeat of Anthony Joshua.
Jun 06, 2019
Hour 1: Max Kellerman filling in?!
38:12
Max Kellerman is filling in for Stephen A. and his views on the NBA Finals and the Kevin Durant sweepstakes are VERY different than Stephen's. Now HE has the mic.
Jun 06, 2019
Hour 2: Bob Wischusen filling in
38:02
Bob starts with on the Mets and whether or not they should fire Manager Mickey Callaway. He also talks about how the Durant sweepstakes could affect other free agents.
Jun 05, 2019
Hour 1: Bob Wischusen filling in
38:06
Bob Wischusen fills in for Stephen A., he talks about what he's seen so far in the NBA Finals and speculates on the Durant sweepstakes.
Jun 05, 2019
The Stephen A. Smith Show
37:17
Stephen calls out Andy Ruiz Jr. and Canelo Alvarez in response to their tweets against him, and Sugar Ray Leonard joins to talk Ruiz's win over Joshua.
Jun 04, 2019
Hour 1: Live from Oakland
37:28
Stephen is in Oakland for the Finals. He breaks down what he's see in this series and how far he's seen player go in the past to win... you'll either laugh or be grossed out.
Jun 04, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
38:05
Will talks to Dan Rafael about Andy Ruiz's victory over Anthony Joshua, and gets callers to weigh in on who should be the Playoffs MVP.
Jun 03, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:55
Will talks to Stephen about the Raptors loss to the Warriors over the weekend and the Joshua v. Ruiz upset, and gives his thoughts on the playoffs and elite NFL coaches.
Jun 03, 2019
Hour 2: Jeff Van Gundy joins the show
37:42
Stephen talks to Jeff Van Gundy about the unfolding NBA Finals and the drama going on in Houston with the Rockets. He also takes calls on the Finals and free agency.
May 31, 2019
Hour 1: KD is still the boss
37:17
The Warriors lost Game 1 to the Raptors, but Stephen stands by his pick AND thinks Kevin Durant is the best despite his absence. He also gets into D'Antoni's contract talks.
May 31, 2019
Hour 2: Metta World Peace joins
38:05
Metta World Peace joins to talk about the inspiration for his upcoming documentary entitled "Quiet Storm", and Stephen gets some ridiculous calls about the Finals and AD.
May 30, 2019
Hour 1: The Finals are Here
37:34
Stephen breaks down what could be motivating factors for certain players in tonight's NBA Finals Game 1. He also stresses that the Finals may not be for everyone.
May 30, 2019
Hour 2: Will Cain filling in
37:46
Will talks to Rockets Reporter Tim MacMahon about players that could be on the trade market, and details his plan to decide the #1 overall pick in the NBA Draft.
May 29, 2019
Hour 1: Will Cain filling in
37:50
Will Cain addresses the contradictions in Magic Johnson's account of what happened within the Lakers organization and talks about the breaking HOU free agency news.
May 29, 2019
Hour 2: Finals and more Lakers
37:55
Stephen breaks down the impact KD's absence could have on Game 1 of the Finals, and callers discuss more Lakers dysfunction and how much blame should go on Jeanie Buss.
May 28, 2019
Hour 1: A Nice Boss is a Former Boss
37:36
Stephen was supposed to have the day off today, but he couldn't help but come in and unload on the controversial article Baxter Holmes wrote on the Lakers organization.
May 28, 2019
Jets mess
37:37
Dan Graca is in for SAS and in hour two he discusses the Jets upheaval with former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum, plus why you should be excited for the Stanley Cup Finals
May 27, 2019
NBA Finals are set
38:12
Dan Graca is in for SAS and in hour one discusses the Finals matchup with Bobby Marks plus should we blame Giannis for walking out of his presser?
May 27, 2019
Tim Legler
34:24
Stephen A. Smith discusses how great Kawhi has been playing during the playoffs and how crazy NBA free agency will be.
May 24, 2019
All-NBA Snubs
34:45
Stephen A. Smith discusses the All-NBA snubs, Toronto taking a 3-2 series lead and reminds listeners to not sleep on LeBron James.
May 24, 2019
Brian Windhorst
24:21
ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst joins the show to discuss the NBA playoffs and of course what to expect come this summer during free agency.
May 23, 2019
Brian Windhorst
35:56
Stephen A. discusses the free agent implications of the All-NBA teams with Brian Windhorst and KD missing some of the NBA finals.
May 23, 2019
Stay Off the (recreational) Weeeeeduh.
33:42
Stephen A. Smith discusses Dak's value, how hectic the Jets/Giants are and the weeeeeeduh.
May 23, 2019
Hour 2: Marc Stein joins
36:40
Stephen talks to Marc Stein about his recent article about the new team looking good in the KD sweepstakes. Stephen then touches on Landon Collins with iconic caller Carlton.
May 22, 2019
Hour 1: It's KD's World
37:16
Stephen is shocked that the Raptors pulled it together and made it a series, and defends KD's social media behavior amid free agency speculation.
May 22, 2019
Hour 2: Understand This
37:42
Stephen relates his own experiences to those of Magic Johnson to help the audience better understand his strong opinions on the criticism Magic is receiving.
May 21, 2019
Hour 1: Clearing things up
36:17
Stephen has a couple of things to clear up when it comes to the Warriors modifying for Durant and the reaction to Magic Johnson's reasons he left the Lakers.
May 21, 2019
Pelinka responds
37:45
After Rob Pelinka responds to Magic's earlier comments, Stephen is torn on who to believe when it comes to this fiasco involving the Lakers.
May 20, 2019
Magic man
37:55
Stephen A. discusses what he took away from Magic's interview on First Take and why it seems like the Lakers organization is in a world of trouble.
May 20, 2019
Mychal Thompson
37:33
Mychal Thompson joins the show to discuss Deontay Wilder's comments and why he went to far, plus does he ever offer Klay Thompson any advice.
May 17, 2019
Escape with a win
38:17
Stephen A. gets into the Warriors stealing game 2 from Portland, plus is the media being disrespectful towards Kevin Durant.
May 17, 2019
Had a chance
20:35
Stephen A. feels the Raptors blow their best chance to steal a win against the Bucks in game one and that might have cost them the series.
May 16, 2019
Dysfunction in NY
38:04
Stephen A. gets into the optics that is the power move that Adam Gase pulled in NY, plus Deontay Wilder joins the show to discuss his upcoming bout this weekend.
May 16, 2019
It's over already
37:41
Even though it was only game one, Stephen A. feels that the ECF is already over because the Raptors couldn't pull off a victory that they needed to get.
May 16, 2019
What's next for the Knicks
37:10
After ending up with the third pick in the NBA draft, Stephen A. talks with Frank Isola about what's next for the Knicks when it comes to the draft and free agency.
May 15, 2019
Jets did what?
36:56
Stephen A. describes his pain of when the Knicks didn't get the first pick in the draft, plus Ryan Clark joins the show to discuss the Jets firing their GM.
May 15, 2019
Oh the Pain
23:53
After the Knicks missed out on the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson and possibly trading for Anthony Davis, Stephen A. shares his pain with his listeners.
May 15, 2019
Just a little luck
22:11
With the NBA lottery on the horizon, Stephen A. asks for a little mirage and a lot of luck so that the Knicks end up with Zion Williamson and bring some excitement to NYC.
May 14, 2019
Hour 2: Marc Stein and Bill Simmons joins
38:04
Marc Stein joins the show to talk about the NBA Draft Lottery and the Conference Final, and Bill Simmons joins to express his support for the Knicks as a Celtics fan.
May 14, 2019
Hour 1: Pray for the Knicks
37:11
Stephen calls upon a higher power to guide the Knicks in a positive direction in tonight's NBA Draft Lottery.
May 14, 2019
Wind of change?
23:40
With both the Rocket and 76ers being bounced in the 2nd round of the playoffs, Stephen A. wonders will either team will make major changes during the offseason.
May 13, 2019
Hour 2: Draft Lottery, more Playoffs
37:56
Stephen gets into the NBA Draft Lottery and the Knicks' projected moves, the new Lakers HC theory,and the Cavs signing John Beilein.
May 13, 2019
Hour 1: 76ers Loss, Lakers HC Conspiracy
37:37
Stephen talks about the 76ers loss which he thinks will haunt Embiid for a while, and has a theory about the new structure of the Lakers coaching staff.
May 13, 2019
Hour 2: Listen Up, Lakers
37:25
Stephen talks about how the Lakers really need to clean up their act if they want to work their way out of the situation they put themselves in, and it starts with Jeanie.
May 10, 2019
KD worth the max no matter what
23:34
Stephen A. breaks down why MLB stars aren't marketable enough and tells us why Kevin Durant is worth a max contract no matter what.
May 10, 2019
Hour 1: Houston better bring it
37:32
Stephen opens with a point about the popularity of the MLB, and believes Kevin Durant's injury is an opportunity for Houston to have a legacy-changing game.
May 10, 2019
Hour 2: Dave Rothenberg filling in
37:55
Dave starts hour 2 talking about Kyrie Irving likely playing his last game with the Celtics, and takes calls on tonight's NBA action and other league issues.
May 09, 2019
Hour 1: Dave Rothenberg filling in
38:14
Dave is filling in, but he talks to Stephen about the current messes that the Lakers, 76ers, Celtics (the list goes on) are in.
May 09, 2019
Is it over?
23:01
Stephen A. discusses the 76ers horrendous effort in game five & how if it continues Brett Brown's job might be in trouble, plus will the Celtics save their season.
May 08, 2019
Hour 2: Jeff Van Gundy joins
37:56
Jeff Van Gundy joins the show to talk about the NBA playoff landscape. He is tired of the excuses from Joel Embiid and in awe of Giannis and Harden.
May 08, 2019
Hour 1: Trouble in the East
36:37
Stephen points out the mistakes the Celtics are making, thinks Brett Brown need to step up if he wants his job next year, and revisits an argument from First Take.
May 08, 2019
Hour 2: Chris Randy Scott filling in
37:32
Chris Forsberg joins Randy to get in-depth about the drama between Kyrie and the Celtics, and Randy wonders if LeBron would be in anyone's Top 5 when building a long-term team
May 07, 2019
Hour 1: Randy Scott filling in
38:12
Randy talks to Stephen A. about his prediction for the Warriors/ Rockets series and the dismal state of the Celtics.
May 07, 2019
Always an excuse
21:19
After struggling against the Raptors, the 76ers said Joel Embiid was sick & didn't know if he was going to play & SAS said he's tired of hearing excuses when Embiid struggles.
May 06, 2019
Hour 2: PJ Carlesimo Joins
38:00
PJ Carlesimo joins Stephen to talk about last night's Raptors/76ers game and tonight's Bucks/Celtics game; both of which he's working.
May 06, 2019
Hour 1: Embiid did what?
37:25
Stephen can't believe Joel Embiid's newest reason why he couldn't play in the last game, and speculates why Magic didn't tell LeBron he was leaving.
May 06, 2019
Let's pump the brakes
22:32
While Stephen A. loves Joel Embiid, he agrees with Jeff Van Gundy that Embiid needs to do this for a few more years before we can consider him one of the greats of all time.
May 03, 2019
Hour 2: Dan Rafael joins
38:26
Stephen talks to Dan Rafael about tomorrow night's Canelo Alvarez/Daniel Jacobs middleweight championship bout, which Rafael doesn't think looks promising for Canelo.
May 03, 2019
Hour 1: Embiid's Health, D'Angelo Russell
37:36
Stephen puts the way he feels about Embiid battling health issues on front street, and cannot believe how D'Angelo Russell got caught with weed.
May 03, 2019
NBA Playoffs
33:04
Tim Legler joins the show to break down the playoffs and what should we expect going forward.
May 02, 2019
MLB attendance woes.
22:16
Stephen A. gets into the attendance woes MLB is having and wonders if the players are doing enough to turn the youth into baseball fans.
May 02, 2019
Hour 2: Tim Legler joins
37:01
Stephen talks to Tim Legler about what he's seeing in the NBA Playoffs and off season changes.
May 02, 2019
Hour 1: NBA Playoffs, MLB Mistakes
37:31
Stephen talks NBA Playoffs and the heat on Harden, and the biggest causes of the MLB's rapidly declining attendance while other sports are thriving.
May 02, 2019
Hour 2: Randy Scott and Matt Barrie filling in
37:49
Randy talks to Sean Payton about the Saints Draft and life since the blown call in the NFC Championship game. Matt and Will hijack the show to talk about basketball and more.
May 01, 2019
Hour 1: Randy Scott filling in
37:44
Randy can't believe the voice of reason in the Rockets/ Warriors series is Draymond Green, and Stan Van Gundy joined to talk about it. Matt Barrie shows up to save Randy.
May 01, 2019
Leave the refs alone.
23:13
Stephen A. believes the Rockets need to stop focusing on the refs and focus on their game, plus Jimmy Butler saved the 76ers.
Apr 30, 2019
Hour 2: Bruce Allen joins
37:38
Redskins President Bruce Allen joins the show to recap Washington's NFL Draft, and Stephen takes calls on what he says as well as the NBA Playoffs.
Apr 30, 2019
Hour 1: Brian Windhorst joins
37:40
Stephen breaks down the unfolding NBA Playoffs and Brian Windhorst joins to talk about the manipulation of the officiating by the Rockets.
Apr 30, 2019
No harm, no foul.
22:07
Stephen A. gets into what happened at the end of the Warriors & Rockets game and why the Rockets should stop talking and let the Warriors be the bad guys.
Apr 29, 2019
Hour 2: Mel Kiper Jr. joins
38:26
Stephen consults Mel Kiper Jr. to hear his expert opinion on this past week's NFL Draft.
Apr 29, 2019
Hour 1: Playoffs Underway
37:34
Stephen talks about the series between the Warriors and the Rockets, and James Harden's comments on the officiating of said series.
Apr 29, 2019
Recapping the NFL Draft
23:46
Stephen A. recaps the NFL draft including trying to figure out what the Giants were thinking when they took Daniel Jones with the six pick.
Apr 26, 2019
Hour 2: Tyreek Hill Banned
37:47
Stephen A. discusses the taped recordings between Tyreek Hill and the his child's mother, and says if the allegations are true we won't see Hill on a field for a long time.
Apr 26, 2019
Hour 1: Chris Canty Joins
37:36
Stephen recaps last night's draft and extensively questions Dave Gettleman, and Chris Canty joins to provide an ex-players perspective.
Apr 26, 2019
Is it time to worry?
22:08
After the Warriors failed to close out their 1st RD series against the Clippers, Stephen A. wonders at what point should we worry about them?
Apr 25, 2019
Hour 2: Mike Tannenbaum and Josina Anderson join
37:34
Mike Tannenbaum joins to talk about what is through the Cardinal's and Giant's minds, and Josina Anderson joins live from Arizona, where she is covering the Cardinals.
Apr 25, 2019
Hour 1: Sal Paolantonio joins
37:51
Stephen talks about his concerns with Kevin Durant and the Warriors and then talks to Sal Paolantonio, who is covering the Giants for the draft.
Apr 25, 2019
Hour 2: Dave Rothenberg filling in
38:24
Dave talks to Connor J. Rogers from the Bleacher Report to get some of his inside information and thoughts on tomorrow's NFL Draft.
Apr 24, 2019
Hour 1: Dave Rothenberg filling in
38:32
Dave talks to Stephen A. about Damian Lillard's now elite status after last night's series winning game against the Thunder.
Apr 24, 2019
NBA Playoffs
25:45
Stephen A. believes Odell Beckham Jr. had every right to respond to Dave Gettleman's comments, plus NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins the show to discuss the playoffs.
Apr 23, 2019
Hour 2: PJ Carlesimo joins
37:47
PJ Carlesimo joins the show to talk about tonight's Thunder/Blazers game he's calling, and Stephen offers his protection to Kevin Durant should he sign with the Knicks.
Apr 23, 2019
Hour 1: Isiah Thomas joins
37:51
Stephen reminds Dave Gettleman that he is, in fact, a grown man, and Isiah Thomas joins the show to go in-depth on what he sees in these NBA Playoffs.
Apr 23, 2019
Mark Jackson
23:53
ESPN NBA Analyst Mark Jackson joins the show to discuss the Warriors & Rockets possible 2nd round matchup, plus is Mark interested in returning to the sidelines.
Apr 22, 2019
Hour 2: Mark Jackson joins
37:42
Stephen talks to Mark Jackson about the NBA Playoffs, the changing landscape of the NBA going into the 2019 season, and his coaching future.
Apr 22, 2019
Hour 1: NBA Playoffs and Kate Smith
37:34
Stephen talks about this weekend's NBA playoff games and drama between players and media, and makes a case for Kate Smith's statue being removed.
Apr 22, 2019
Where Brooklyn at?
22:23
While Stephen A. was impressed with Brooklyn's fans, he wasn't very impressed with the Nets performance against the 76ers. Also Kevin Durant lit up the Clippers.
Apr 19, 2019
Hour 2: Teddy Atlas joins
37:12
Stephen can't believe the gall of Dave Gettleman, and Teddy Atlas joins the show to preview tomorrow night's championship bout between Terence Crawford and Amir Khan.
Apr 19, 2019
Hour 1: Brian Windhorst joins
37:31
Stephen is impressed with what he's seen from Kevin Durant, and not just on the court. Brian Windhorst joins to talk about his new book, "LeBron, Inc."
Apr 19, 2019
NBA playoff action
22:14
Stephen A. discusses the exceptional performance of Kyrie Irving, James Harden and Giannis, plus Kevin Durant took the time to explain his matchup vs. Patrick Beverly.
Apr 18, 2019
Hour 2: Mel Kiper joins
36:55
Stephen gets into the depths of the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft with Mel Kiper Jr., whose expertise is unparalleled.
Apr 18, 2019
Hour 1: Who can get them there?
37:22
Stephen has a lot of faith in Kyrie Irving as well as the Houston Rockets, but predicts very different outcomes for each.
Apr 18, 2019
Hour 2: Todd McShay joins
37:40
Stephen talks about Brian Windhorst's column on the playbook to handle LeBron for any incoming coach. Todd McShay joins to talk about the changing landscape of the draft.
Apr 17, 2019