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Your one-stop feed for Dan, Stu, and all of the original podcasts from the LeBatard & Friends network. You won't miss a show here.

Episode Date
Episode Four
1:22:46
Not a lot of mystery to this one. It's the LAF live show from the Gramercy Theatre in NYC.
May 24, 2019
Commencement
42:55
Stugotz vents about a major frustration he has with his alma mater (3:32). Plus, he talks to the reporter who inspired Stugutz (16:14).
May 23, 2019
Not Safe For Kirk
1:08:16
Mina talks to Deadspin's Drew Magary about his love of the Vikings (8:38), his Why Your Team Sucks feature (25:46), NBA Twitter (29:40), and his recovery from a brain hemorrhage that put him in a coma (43:17).
May 22, 2019
Be True to Who You Are: Dianna Russini
1:06:37
Sarah talks with ESPN's Dianna Russini about punching an opponent in the face as a college athlete, getting a prestigious internship by answering a riddle, replying to an email 10 years later, covering the tragedy at Sandy Hook, and why she needs to unfollow Tom Brady on social media.
May 21, 2019
Episode Twenty: Chris Jericho
30:39
When you combine his wrestling, music projects, TV hosting, and podcasting, Chris Jericho has a solid argument for being one of the hardest working people in the history of entertainment. He shares with us how he broke into the biz and sheds light onto a complicated relationship with Vince McMahon.
May 21, 2019
Expected
50:38
What up y'all? This week I chat with country star Lee Roy Parnell about expecting to make it in Nashville and hanging out with Willie & Merle. Plus, story time with Travis
May 20, 2019
Good Afternoon Everybody
55:27
Stugotz reacts to a busy week of NY sports the only way he knows how (7:52). Plus, Stu and the shipping container create a new game and it nearly takes longer to establish the rules than it does to play (27:57).
May 16, 2019
Cool Your Jets
1:12:19
Mina talks to PFF Steve (Steve Palazzolo) about the Jets firing of Mike Maccagnan as well as the article that has been tearing apart the football analytics community (3:48). Plus, part two of the QB roundtable with the shipping container from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz (37:57). Plus, a preview of Sports Wars. https://wondery.com/shows/sports-wars/
May 15, 2019
Forever Ready: The '99ers
54:46
Sarah talks with Julie Foudy, Brandi Chastain, Kristine Lilly, and Briana Scurry about the 20th anniversary of their World Cup run, whether or not their legacy is what they thought it would be, and the strengths and weaknesses of the 2019 team.
May 14, 2019
Episode Nineteen: Michael Lewis
44:52
Dan and one of his favorite authors, Michael Lewis, talk about books, baseball's stupidity and the human brain.
May 14, 2019
Episode Nineteen: Michael Lewis
44:52
Dan and one of his favorite authors, Michael Lewis, talk about books, baseball's stupidity and the human brain.
May 14, 2019
Never Settle
54:17
What up y'all? This week I chat with Greg Oden about the ups and downs during his NBA career and what his post NBA career goal is. And, the Hillbilly Hotline is back.
May 13, 2019
Episode Three
43:29
The ________ _________ explores _____ _____ and ____ reveals whether or not they are a billionaire. Plus, ____ and _____ return with a new __ _____ ____
May 10, 2019
Weekend Reservations
53:01
Stugotz tries to secure a last minute Mother's Day brunch reservation and then talks to David Cone about how he had more fun off the field with the late 1980s Mets and more fun on the field with the late 1990s Yankees.
May 09, 2019
The Right Time with Lenny
1:07:39
Mina and Bomani Jones talk about why Zion Williamson didn't play football (10:03), the complicating factors of how the NFL should handle Tyreek Hill (21:03), Richard Sherman's comments on Nick Bosa's tweets (41:15), and how easy it'd be to throw Russell Wilson a birthday party (53:57).
May 08, 2019
From Shadow Artist to Billions: Brian Koppelman
58:43
Sarah talks with Brian Koppelman about leaving his early success in the recording industry to pursue a career in writing, how his film Rounders became a cult hit, why he and his writing partner chose to write Billions, and how he decided to try standup comedy shortly after his 40th birthday.
May 07, 2019
Episode Eighteen: Mike Schur
44:56
Dan talks to Mike Schur - writer for The Office, creator of Parks and Rec, and one of America's most in-demand producers of TV content - about how he almost ruined a golden age of comedy.
May 07, 2019
After Further Review
51:02
What up y'all? This week I talk about my weekend at the Kentucky Derby and the historical outcome after the race. Plus, I defend the Shipping Container on the Le Batard Show
May 07, 2019
Episode Two
47:39
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May 03, 2019
Weekend Observations Reunion
1:08:15
Stugotz, Mike Golic, Jr., and crew reunite for another edition of the short-lived Sunday morning ESPN Radio show.
May 02, 2019
Mr. Jones and Me
1:16:27
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. take a look at the landing spots for the top four quarterbacks drafted (6:57), offer up five winners (three teams, a GM, and a player) and six perplexing choices (43:48), and discuss the best looking NBA players (1:08:49), and celebrities that have inexplicably followed them on social media (1:11:45).
May 01, 2019
Ball is Life
1:06:09
Sarah talks with WNBA superstar and ESPN NBA Analyst Chiney Ogwumike about how she spent her first ever basketball practice in the bathroom, being mentored by Condoleezza Rice, making a viral video while she was in college, being drafted #1 overall, how she was recently traded to her older sister's team, and the time she had a bad hair day on national television.
Apr 30, 2019
Episode Seventeen: Duff McKagan
47:46
Dan talks to Guns N Roses bassist Duff McKagan about how the lifestyle of one of the last real rock bands nearly killed him.
Apr 30, 2019
Jack Daniels & Jesus
1:11:05
What up y'all? This week I chat with my boy Chase Rice about his rise in Nashville, playing football at UNC & being on Survivor. Plus, roller skating, mint juleps & more
Apr 29, 2019
Episode One
40:58
In the debut episode of Mystery Crate, ????? ???? and ???? ???? talk about their experience with his ?????? ?????, and ??????? and the entire Shipping Container welcome ??????? to the family as she shares her story around her ?????????? to ??? ???????? and other things you wouldn't already know.
Apr 26, 2019
The STUlywed Game
52:10
Which couple knows each other better- the Weiners (Stugotz and Abby) or the Golics (Mike and Christine)?
Apr 24, 2019
Draft Night is Dark and Full of Terrors
1:10:28
Mina and Domonique Foxworth talk about why the Giants should not take a quarterback with either of their first round picks (14:15), whether or not Dwayne Haskins would be an upgrade over Jameis Winston in Tampa Bay (23:14), if they'd rather have unlimited queso or unlimited salsa (37:53), and if Domonique would hug Roger Goodell if he were a draft prospect this year (1:08:20).
Apr 23, 2019
Zest: Ron Magill
1:03:14
Sarah chats with Ron Magill about working on Miami Vice, meeting Barbara Streisand, what makes Dwyane Wade scream and run like a child, the benevolence of Shaquille O'Neal, how getting bitten by a crocodile led to him meeting his wife, the email Dan Le Batard wrote to executives after Ron appeared on SportsCenter, and the time he was almost killed by an elephant.
Apr 23, 2019
Episode Sixteen: Tony Kornheiser
46:06
Dan and his curmudgeonly friend, Tony Kornheiser, talk about radio ... and how the acid-filled Tony blazed the path for LeBatard And Friends.
Apr 23, 2019
The Greatest Comeback: Tiger Woods Wins The Masters
50:36
What up y'all? This week Travis, Michael Collins and myself chat about being at The Masters. Plus, we talk food and a NFL QB does the best Tiger impression.
Apr 22, 2019
The Lazy River
49:29
Stugotz compares just about everything to a lazy river, so it was only a matter of time before he applied his favorite analogy to the podcast. In an effort to get dumber, Stu chats with Kirk Goldsberry (the map guy with a PHd in data visualization) about who's most responsible for the 3-point evolution in the NBA, whether or not dunks should be worth three points, and their shared obsession with The Grateful Dead.
Apr 18, 2019
Don't Nickel and Dime Your Quarterback
57:17
Mina and Louis Riddick discuss getting sassy on social media dealing with keyboard tough guys (2:21), Russell Wilson's new contract and whether or not you can win while paying a QB that much (7:28), how many QBs deserve to go in the first round (31:16), why more top QBs don't pull an Eli Manning (37:49), and how the draft teaches us about both trends in the NFL and the sliding scale of positional importance (43:50).
Apr 17, 2019
Likeability: David Jacoby
1:23:10
Sarah talks with David Jacoby about how most people think his last name is his first name, how he used to hustle tourists in NYC, how he once wrote 500 trivia questions in a day for ESPN, why he wouldn't move to Bristol, developing SportsNation, the rise and fall of Grantland, and the gradual ascension of Jalen & Jacoby.
Apr 16, 2019
Episode Fifteen: Stan Van Gundy
57:39
Dan talks to Stan Van Gundy about how he went from having all the power in the Pistons organization to hanging around our sewage.
Apr 16, 2019
Masters Week
56:03
Masters week is here and it's hard to tell who is more excited- Stugotz or Abby, albeit for different reasons. Greeny stops by to discuss what he'll be doing from Augusta, what makes this tournament so special, his dream scenario for Sunday, and what he remembers about the time he played there. Plus, Tom Rinaldi tells us about the best insult he's ever received, whether or not he travels with a piano, and what he'd ask Tiger Woods if he were to claim another green jacket.
Apr 11, 2019
We Will We Will Mock You
1:30:14
Mina and ESPN's Joel Anderson go back and forth to create a mock draft of who NFL teams should select later this month in Nashville. Joel tells us which prospect looks like Meek Mill, the player that doesn't have a face for greatness, and why a prospect's last name is giving him a boost. Mina suggests that Mountain Time is inconsiderate, says that a player has planetary upside, and rotates through a series of phrases like "pro ready", "plug and play", and "day one starter", which all mean the same thing. Plus, Mina chats with former Washington safety Taylor Rapp about his preparation for the draft.
Apr 10, 2019
Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger
1:08:42
Sarah talks with Team USA runner Chris Mosier about teaching adults karate as a 10-year-old, being a mascot in college, making the decision to transition, challenging and eventually changing International Olympic Committee policies, and misconceptions about the trans community.
Apr 09, 2019
Patrick Dempsey: From fake doctor to real race car driver
37:59
What up y'all? This week i chat with Patrick Dempsey aka Dr. McDreamy about his new film Hurley, his racing career & a little Grey's Anatomy. Plus, a PSA on sun screen.
Apr 08, 2019
Ratings Monster
53:42
Stugotz finally made it to the mountaintop and appeared on Around the Horn. Tony Reali stops by for an honest, heartfelt, hilarious, and hardly edited conversation in which he reviews the tape and scores some arguments between Stugotz and Abby. Plus, Mina Kimes, Sarah Spain, and Frank Isola offer their critiques of Stu's debut.
Apr 04, 2019
Episode Fourteen: Billy Corben & Tony Bosch
47:09
What happens when you combine incompetence with greed, Miami and drugs? Allow Biogenesis doctor-who-isn't-a-doctor Tony Bosch and director Billy Corben to explain.
Apr 04, 2019
The Start Of Draft SZN
1:24:27
NFL Draft SZN is upon us and Mina talks to Spencer Hall about how this year's QB class is like Sunday brunch (10:57), the similarities between Jared Goff and Josh Rosen (36:48), the QB he'd take a bullet for (37:11), why he thinks Ed Oliver is the best player available (54:20), the NFL Draft prospect that can play every position except QB (1:02:52), and what Jim Harbaugh would do if he wasn't a football coach (1:18:30).
Apr 03, 2019
Irrational Confidence: Amin Elhassan
1:11:46
Sarah talks with ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Amin Elhassan about dealing with rolling blackouts and ration cards while growing up in Sudan, the culture shock he endured as a teenager in the United States, how he rose through the ranks of the NBA front office world, how to get anywhere in an NBA arena, and the time Dan Le Batard thought he was a waiter.
Apr 03, 2019
The Mad Hatter
46:10
What up y'all? We all know how funny Les Miles is, but in this interview you will see a different side of him. Plus, we have an announcement coming
Apr 01, 2019
Master of Golf: Annika Sorenstam
19:26
Sarah talks with the legendary Annika Sorenstam about the importance of the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur, how golf gave her confidence, how competitive she is in all facets of life, and how surprised she is by Tiger Woods' comeback.
Apr 01, 2019
Chris Bosh Part II
31:36
In Part Two, Chris Bosh describes where he was when he got the news LeBron had decided to return to Cleveland and why he decided to stop pursuing an NBA comeback after multiple blood clots.
Apr 02, 2019
Inside The Fraudcast Booth
53:01
Stugotz made his debut in the broadcast booth last weekend and he wants all of the adulation possible. He asks fellow lacrosse announcers Mike Golic, Jr. and Chris Cotter to grade his performance, offer their favorite lax slang, and to discuss a ridiculous weight room story. Plus, Ron Darling offers stories about Lenny Dykstra, Jose Canseco, and Doc Gooden, describes how Jacob deGrom's new contract made him think of (fake ace) Matt Harvey, and predicts whether or not Tim Tebow will play in the big leagues this season.
Mar 28, 2019
Pooch Punting With Pat
1:03:42
Mina talks to former Colts punter Pat McAfee about acting reckless on press row of an NCAA Tournament game (4:03), which NFL coach would win a royal rumble (13:59), the kind of texter Colts GM Chris Ballard is (12:48), her experience portraying The Undertaker (43:01), and which team should be favored in the AFC North (48:32). Plus, Mina offers strong takes on beer and Pat decides how much money he'd pay to have an hour long conversation with his dog.
Mar 27, 2019
A Menagerie of Pet Peeves
1:02:57
Sarah talks with Greg Cote about the series of mishaps that have led to his second wave of fame, why he should not have become friends with Dan Le Batard, the time he unwittingly wrote a story that was completely false, his favorite "Back in My Day", and his infamous cough.
Mar 26, 2019
Episode Twelve: Chris Bosh Part I
46:20
In Part One of a two-part conversation, Chris Bosh takes you deep inside the most interesting team Miami has ever known.
Mar 26, 2019
Fame And Fortune
1:04:54
When filling out his bracket, Stugotz relies on the things he loves most (in order): (his family), money, fame, and the sound of his own voice. Stugotz and Abby navigate the first round of the NCAA Tournament by looking at famous alumni, but their views on celebrity differ dramatically. A handful of ESPNers stop by to stump for their schools by offering their best college stories. Plus, Papagotz returns to interview the head coach that led his alma mater back to the big dance.
Mar 21, 2019
TANK U, NEXT
1:14:21
Mina talks to former NFL LB Kirk Morrison about the hype train for the Browns (3:15), the angriest looking coach in the NFL (9:55), why the sophomore slump for QBs is a real thing (31:50), what the Packers should do to help Aaron Rodgers (49:09), the Costco portion of free agency, and if he'd rather give up cake or pie (1:09:54). Plus, Mina discusses why she's here for the fish tank (11:05) and the time she awkwardly got in a revolving door with a 2-time Super Bowl champ (1:04:48).
Mar 20, 2019
Paper Boy: Tim Kurkjian
58:10
Sarah talks with Tim Kurkjian about how he once lost two jobs in two months, how Skip Bayless played a role in getting his first full-time job in MLB, how he handled losing out on a story as a beat reporter, why Eddie Murray hated him, about his 20-year streak that's more impressive than Cal Ripken, Jr.'s, how he earned a Hall of Famer's respect on the basketball court, and how the story from his career that he tells the most is about a football coach.
Mar 19, 2019
Episode Eleven: Dan Patrick Part II
35:49
Part II of our discussion with Dan Patrick. In this episode Dan goes into detail where his relationship with ESPN fell apart and how, after several years, he's squashed the beef. Discover how Dan went from losing out on a local TV job in Dayton to having his own sports empire. DP shared plenty of great stories in Part I, he keeps them coming here.
Mar 19, 2019
A Shoe, A Shot Glass, And The Stratosphere
54:32
Stugotz blames Mike Golic for not putting out a podcast last week (3:53) and then details the latest Weiner family vacation, in which he, once again, chickened out in front of his daughters (6:56). Plus, Rachel Nichols joins to discuss the success of The Jump, her most embarrassing moment on television, and how Stugotz was out-hot-taked twice in the same week (23:10).
Mar 14, 2019
Pre Agency
1:10:02
Mina talks to Dianna Russini about Le'Veon Bell's deal with the Jets and having Adam Schefter tweet out a report from her phone (1:32). Plus, she gets reaction from Browns super fan Mike Ryan on the Odell Beckham, Jr. trade (29:29) and tries to make amends with the city of Pittsburgh by talking to Dave Dameshek (36:17).
Mar 13, 2019
Pivoting To Fun: Dan Le Batard
56:07
Sarah talks with Dan Le Batard about his childhood in Miami, his reluctant climb in sports media, the moment he lost interest in writing about sports, the pressure of conducting the sloppy orchestra that is his radio show, his relationship with Stugotz, whether or not he's concerned about burning out, and the time he pooped in a parking lot.
Mar 12, 2019
Episode Ten: Dan Patrick: 3/12/19
36:01
Dan Patrick went from local news castoff to becoming one of the names and faces synonymous with American sports coverage. He hustled his way to CNN thinking he'd made it at $18,000 a year, only to have his journey put him in a position to unknowingly turn down $10 Million a year to Host "The Price is Right"€ several years later. Let's learn about one of the more remarkable careers in media and hear amazing stories about the glory days of SportsCenter along the way. It's an interview too good to contain to just one episode.
Mar 12, 2019
Larry Fitzgerald Loves Gerbils
1:11:48
Mina chats with Larry Fitzgerald about coming back for another season, his handsome new head coach, his favorite shows to watch on Netflix, and his post retirement plans. Plus, she talks with Warren Sharp about analytical trends to watch for next season, how the Rams could have used analytics to scheme better in the Super Bowl, and who the most overrated quarterback in the NFL is.
Mar 06, 2019
Episode Nine: Action Bronson
37:28
Action Bronson, who has taken the unusual path from chef to hip hop, tells some great stories about Eminem, Santana and ... Olden Polynice?
Mar 05, 2019
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree
55:45
Stugotz asks his father if he ever thought he would make it in this business (no) and why he initially disliked Dan Le Batard. Stu then tries to weasel his way onto Augusta National by chatting with Scott Van Pelt.
Feb 28, 2019
Measure Up
1:09:59
Mina chats with Field Yates about Nick Foles' free agency, the Cardinals' decision with the #1 pick, and the top pass rushers in the draft. Plus, she talks with the two men who created the psychological test administered to every player at the combine.
Feb 27, 2019
Episode Eight: Dominique Foxworth
45:10
Dominique Foxworth has led an interesting life that has seen him succeed in the NFL, Harvard Business School, The NFLPA, The NBAPA, and now gasbaggery. He sits down in studio with us to explain his path... it may devolve into a fight once Dan questions his size.
Feb 26, 2019
A Star Is Born
47:09
Stugotz discusses Abby's first run in with fame, tells a story about their honeymoon, and then has the audience do the work in a new segment called Ask Abby. Plus, Ben Lyons stops by and previews the Academy Awards, tells stories about famous actors, and weighs in on Stugotz's best action movies of all-time.
Feb 21, 2019
Welcome To Source Season
1:15:45
Mina Kimes chats with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe about potential landing spots for Le'Veon Bell, the top 10 free agents, the secret behind athletes' work out videos, movies that deserve a sequel, and Colin Kaepernick's settlement with the NFL.
Feb 19, 2019
Episode Seven: David Samson & Billy Corben
54:55
Former Marlins team president David Samson and director Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys, The U) do NOT care for one another. They had never been in the same room, until we put them in this small one.
Feb 19, 2019
When Stugotz Met Abby
41:43
Stugotz details his first encounter with Abby (she does not have the same recollection) before presenting her with the greatest Valentine's Day gift of all-time, which he obviously outsourced. Plus, Mark Teixeira stops by and says that managers can only screw things up, listens to Stugotz, Billy, and Chris pitch wacky ways to fix baseball, and plays a movie game with Mina.
Feb 14, 2019
A Tale of Two QB Conversations
1:06:25
Mina Kimes reacts to the Joe Flacco trade, chats with Sheil Kapadia about Nick Foles' future, and plays a QB game with the shipping container from The Dan Le Batard Show.
Feb 13, 2019
Episode Six: Terry Crews
37:04
Terry Crews took an usual path to stardom, from football player to janitor to actor, and now he's an unlikely face for the Me Too movement. His willingness to be publicly vulnerable is on full display here.
Feb 12, 2019
Already Better Than Oprah
48:03
After reaching #1 on the Apple Podcast charts, Stugotz consults with his agent and considers holding out for more money. He then dips back into the Wake and Take well, tries to make weekend plans with his wife now that his Sundays are wide open, asks a parade of low level celebrities what he should do now that football season is over, and delivers a Sports Whisperer. How bout that?
Feb 07, 2019
Was The Super Bowl... Good?
1:01:34
Mina Kimes and friend of the podcast The Undefeated's Domonique Foxworth recap Super Bowl LIII, discuss what the Rams could have done to win and look ahead to the 2019 season.
Feb 06, 2019
Episode Five: Luther Campbell
48:27
The founder of 2 Live Crew and dirty south booty music, Luther Campbell tells crazy stories that take us through hip-hop history, all the way to the Supreme Court.
Feb 05, 2019
I Finally Got Paid So Here's The First Podcast
46:28
Now that the first check has cashed, Stu Gotz delivers the first episode of Stupodity. With a round of Wake and Take, an argument about yield signs between Stu and his wife and New York Jets HC Adam Gase, the first episode is everything you'd expect from an unprepared and overpaid Stu Gotz. How bout that?
Jan 31, 2019
Kimes & Barnwell: The Dynamic Duo
59:04
Mina Kimes welcomes Bill Barnwell to the show to discuss Super Bowl LIII from all angles, include the Rams' offensive plans, the Patriots' defense strategy and more.
Jan 31, 2019
Episode Four: Joe Buck
40:51
Joe Buck was the youngest person to ever call an NFL game on a broadcast network at 25. He has called 20 World Series since. The son of a broadcasting legend, he became one himself. Let's enjoy some stories with one of America's best guides.
Jan 29, 2019
And Then There Were Fewer
53:29
Mina Kimes welcomes analyst and former NFL WR Andrew Hawkins to the show to recap Championship Sunday and explain how he managed to predict a Rams-Patriots Super Bowl in the preseason.
Jan 23, 2019
Episode Three: JK Simmons
46:06
Let's get to know Hollywood grinder JK Simmons, who went from doing singing telegrams to becoming a yellow peanut M&M to winning an Oscar that Johnny Depp, Sir Ian McKellen and Glenn Close never have.
Jan 22, 2019
Episode Two: Adam McKay
32:03
Adam McKay, the brilliant filmmaker and screenwriter behind projects like "Anchorman", "The Big Short", "Stepbrothers" and "Vice" discusses his career and his choices in depth with Dan Le Batard.
Jan 15, 2019
Episode One: Neal Brennan
44:18
The co-creator of Chapelle's Show, Half Baked writer, film maker, innovative stand-up comic, actor (how many resume items are you guys going to put here to sell him to us? Why don't you throw in when he used to be a doorman, too?) ends his interview the perfect way for his new project.
Jan 08, 2019
Teaser: Jemele Hill
47:41
In the debut of the South Beach Sessions, Dan Le Batard speaks with friend and former co-worker Jemele Hill about her tumultuous 2018 and her plans following her departure from ESPN.
Dec 18, 2018
Episode Zero
05:20
This is ground zero for a new project that will become a new universe for what will become LeBatard And Friends. Will Stugotz be a part of it?
Dec 13, 2018