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Spencer Harshaw
 Jun 10, 2019
episode 6 with Billy Corben and David Samson was great, the banter was intelligent and fun to listen to! The best part, however, is when they were talking about movies. There was some actual common ground there and it was great listen!

Daniel S
 Jun 10, 2019

 May 23, 2019
All dope podcasts!!!!

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Episode Date
The Best of the Best
What up y'all? This week I chat about hanging out with the Green Berets and the impact it had on me. Plus, I talk cold brew coffee, beer and country music
Sep 18, 2019
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Mina and ESPN Rams reporter Lindsey Thiry discuss the injuries to Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers trading for Minkah Fitzpatrick, Jalen Ramsey demanding a trade, the best three teams in the NFC, Mina's fascination with a third string quarterback, and "normies."
Sep 17, 2019
Professor of Happiness: Laurie Santos
Sarah talks with Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos about her work with dogs and monkeys, her wildly popular course on happiness, the G.I. Joe Fallacy and other ways our minds trick us.
Sep 17, 2019
Episode Thirty-Three: Rich Eisen
Before he was the face of the NFL Network, Rich Eisen was one of the foundational pieces that helped build SportsCenter into a juggernaut. He joins Dan to discuss his terrific career in broadcasting.
Sep 17, 2019
Episode Seventeen
We celebrate ____ _____'s birthday by giving you an episode with a heavy dose of ____! Dan and Stu join in on the fun! Plus, an interesting interview with a ___ ___.
Sep 13, 2019
A Magician and a TV Wizard
Stugotz talks with NFL Red Zone host Andrew Siciliano about the success of the show, his Sunday routine, and his appearance on the game show The Weakest Link. Plus, Stugotz interviews a magician.
Sep 12, 2019
Kliff Notes
Mina and Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network discuss the Week 1 success of Kyler Murray and Lamar Jackson, the battle for supremacy in the NFC North, whether or not the Jets-Browns game is a must win, and the fast food restaurant they'd eat at for the rest of their lives if they could only eat at one.
Sep 11, 2019
Bloody Marys, Pizza & SEC Nation
What up y'all? This week we chat about Bloody Marys, pizza, my debut hosting SEC and the good and bad from week 2. Plus, well done by Tennessee fans helping out a kid.
Sep 11, 2019
True Life: Ryan Harris
Sarah talks with Super Bowl champion offensive lineman Ryan Harris about being on an MTV reality show in high school, converting to Islam, and his career in the NFL.
Sep 10, 2019
Episode Thirty-Two: Kenny Mayne
Dan talks to quirky SportsCenter legend Kenny Mayne, and says this is the funniest thing you'll hear today.
Sep 10, 2019
Stitches, Goat Yoga & Football
OU assistant coach Shane Beamer joins the show to explain why he needed stitches during their game against Houston. Plus, I chat about doing goat yoga on SEC Nation.
Sep 05, 2019
The Mort Report
Stugotz talks with Chris Mortensen about their decade long friendship, his career as a writer growing up in LA, his relationship with Adam Schefter, the story of his career that involves the mafia, and his battle with cancer.
Sep 05, 2019
Houston, We have a...Trade
Mina and Kevin Clark of The Ringer discuss the Texans trading away Jadeveon Clowney and for Laremy Tunsil (2:11), the sliding doors moment of 2019 (3:53), the merits of French onion soup (41:20), and look ahead to two of the best matchups in Week 1 (45:21)
Sep 04, 2019
Life On The Line: Ryan O'Callaghan
Sarah talks with former NFL offensive lineman Ryan O'Callaghan about the stress of being a closeted gay man in the NFL, his struggles with opioids, planning to take his own life, and the sudden end to his friendship with Aaron Rodgers.
Sep 03, 2019
Episode Sixteen
____ _________ and Chris Cote obsess over the ____ sensation that's taken the country by storm. Plus, a #LOUR beef goes next level and ___ makes a special appearance.
Aug 30, 2019
Bear Down
Stugotz talks with College Gameday's Chris Fallica about how he became known as "The Bear," how he fell in love with gambling at an early age, and what it was like dealing with Dan Le Batard in college at the University of Miami. Plus, a game of Rece, Herbie, or Des.
Aug 29, 2019
Good Luck and Godspeed
Mina and Bill Barnwell discuss Russell Wilson responding to Mina on Twitter (0:45), the impact of Andrew Luck's retirement (3:33), an updated assessment of Daniel Jones (42:49), and which classic novels best describe NFL teams (30:38).
Aug 28, 2019
Open Bar
This week I chat about wedding receptions, open bars and DJ's. Plus, Florida had an ugly game against Miami but they won and you'll hear my full sit down with Feleipe Franks.
Aug 27, 2019
Authenticity in the Booth: Mina Kimes
Sarah talks with Mina Kimes about calling Rams preseason games, why she almost turned down the opportunity, how her preparation included reading an entire book unnecessarily, her spreadsheets for each NFL team, and how she's finding her voice as a broadcaster.
Aug 27, 2019
Episode Thirty-One: Demario Davis
Saints linebacker Demario Davis is smart and kind. He bought American freedom for a total stranger. You should listen to him.
Aug 27, 2019
Le Batard & Friends Football Preview
An All-Star lineup featuring all the players in the "Le Batard & Friends" family preview the upcoming football season!
Aug 23, 2019
Stugotz' America
Which of Stugotz' phrases will Mina Kimes use in her next NFL broadcast, what's the best piece of advice Marty Smith has ever received, and who is Stugotz' hall pass?
Aug 22, 2019
Football Women: Jane Skinner Goodell
Sarah talks with Jane Skinner Goodell about growing up in Chicago, her career as a news reporter, why her father cried when Roger asked for her hand in marriage, and her new documentary A Lifetime of Sundays about the four iconic female owners of NFL teams.
Aug 22, 2019
That's a Clowney Question, Bro
Mina and Gregg Rosenthal of the NFL Network discuss persons of interest like Jadeveon Clowney (10:16), Derwin James (18:04), Josh Gordon (24:03), Lamar Jackson (43:48), and Deshaun Watson (57:45). Plus, Mina's recall of network television procedurals (4:01), the NFL player she had a dream about (44:39), and a major show announcement (1:04:33).
Aug 21, 2019
College Football Is Back
College Football is here and I talk about my trip to UF where I interviewed Feleipe Franks. Plus, I chat about the show Jalen Hurts is going to put on in the Big 12
Aug 20, 2019
Working Mom: Ramona Shelburne
Sarah talks with Ramona Shelburne about how motherhood has impacted her career as a reporter, what it was like covering the Lakers' turbulent off-season, and her new project about the Donald Sterling saga with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Aug 20, 2019
Episode Thirty: Jidenna
He overcame an attempted kidnapping in his youth, graduated from Stanford and collaborated with Janelle Monae. Grammy-nominated Hip-Hop artist, Jidenna shares the experiences that molded him as an artist.
Aug 20, 2019
Episode Fifteen
The ______ Party makes its Mystery Crate debut with a look at what's arguably the best rivalry in sports. Plus, Stugotz and Greg Cote join in on the _______ ________ fun!
Aug 16, 2019
Stu's Your Daddy
Which father-son duo knows each other better- Stugotz and his dad or Phil and Chris Simms?
Aug 15, 2019
Preseason SZN
Mina and Domonique Foxworth play a modified version of Buy or Sell based on preseason headlines. Plus, the moment Mina outsmarted her 4th grade teacher (10:31), Lenny's origin story (39:55), and which NFL QB would win The Bachelorette?
Aug 13, 2019
Lasting Impression: Frank Caliendo
Sarah talks with comedian Frank Caliendo about how his first stage was on the baseball diamond, how he hurt his back tying his shoes, what he learned in an acting class, how he's trying to change his routine, and an embarrassing moment with a celebrity.
Aug 13, 2019
40 Hour Week
I chat about WVU's football team visiting a coal mine and the impact that has on the players and the entire state. Plus, Ryan McGee & I chatted with some SEC players.
Aug 13, 2019
Episode Fourteen
Chris, Mike, ____ & _____ ________ get you pumped for the ___________ ______ season! Plus, the _________ lost tapes!
Aug 09, 2019
Weekend Observations 3.0
The Weekend Observations crew reconvenes for another round of malarkey.
Aug 08, 2019
Episode Twenty-Eight: Brian Windhorst
Did you know Brian Windhorst was in a coma for three weeks? We ask him about that... and LeBron.
Aug 07, 2019
KC and GoJo
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. draft every NFL team in a game Mina created on a whim (3:04) including a realistic homer take and the team most likely to draft Tua. Plus, Hall of Fame game takes, an idea for a TV show about a dog (47:26), and the Disney duo that they are most like (1:09:51).
Aug 07, 2019
Episode Twenty-Nine: Alejandro Bedoya
Dan talks to United States soccer player Alejandro Bedoya about why he felt so helpless about gun violence in America that he had to run to the nearest microphone on the field and scream.
Aug 07, 2019
Sports, Family & The American Soul
My book Never Settle is out and I chat about a few things from it. Plus, what I learned while visiting Clemson last weekend and what team you should not sleep on
Aug 07, 2019
Leadership: Muffet McGraw
Sarah talks to Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw about how she got her nickname, the best and worst parts about being at the same place for 30+ years, her press conference answer that went viral, and her rivalry with Geno Auriemma and UCONN.
Aug 06, 2019
Episode Twenty-Eight: Brian Windhorst
Did you know Brian Windhorst was in a coma for three weeks? We ask him about that... and LeBron.
Aug 06, 2019
Episode Thirteen
The Cote's interview ___ _____ about his journey and passion for our radio show. Also, Billy, Allyson, Roy and ______ _______ enter "THE _____ZONE!"
Aug 02, 2019
Déja Stu: Russini and Gase
Stugotz explains why he likes lakes, what he's a snob about, and why he lies about his age (1:54). Then he picks a bone with Dianna Russini (16:48) before presenting Jets HC Adam Gase with another t-shirt idea (36:05).
Aug 01, 2019
Pump Up the Sam
Mina and Warren Sharp examine the AFC East and discuss how the Jets (7:01), Bills (19:41), Patriots (43:31), and Dolphins (53:10) will fare this season. Plus, dark horse picks to win each conference and Mina makes a startling admission about a movie (1:08:28).
Jul 31, 2019
Trailblazer: Beth Mowins
Sarah talks to ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins about knowing what she wanted to do from an early age, how playing point guard has helped her in her career, finding her voice, the choreographed dance that every broadcast is, and how she deals with critics.
Jul 30, 2019
Episode Twenty-Seven: Jim DeRogatis
Jim DeRogatis has investigated all of the accusations made against singer R. Kelly and has authored a book that goes into horrific detail. He joins "South Beach Sessions" and explains how one of R&B's biggest-ever hitmakers found himself facing a lifetime in prison.
Jul 30, 2019
Late Nights & Longnecks
Country Singer/Songwriter Justin Moore chats about why his new album is the most authentic album he's put out and why it speaks to who he is.
Jul 30, 2019
The Brow: Anthony Davis
Sarah talks to Lakers forward Anthony Davis about growing up in Chicago, the most scared he's ever been, whether or not he's been in a fist fight, and something his future spouse better be ok with.
Jul 29, 2019
Episode Twelve
It's a ___ centric episode of Mystery Crate! He's known as the Shipping Container's "Man of Mystery" and this week, along with his ____, _____, provide a rare glimpse into his private life.
Jul 26, 2019
The Big Fish
In the wake of Dan Stanczyk's firing, the Shipping Container guest produces this week's episode of "Stupodity". Stugotz tries to book the single biggest get in sports... Will he succeed? Or will he just end up mailing another episode in?
Jul 25, 2019
Position U
Who is the real DB U? College football is almost here and Travis and I chat about which schools produce the most talent at each position.
Jul 25, 2019
Lenny Takes Seattle
Mina and The Ringer's Danny Kelly review the offseason in the NFC West and discuss how the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers, and Seahawks will do this season. Plus, Seahawks LB K.J. Wright drops by to discuss the Russell Wilson contract announcement, a crazy Pete Carroll story, and the moment he knew he'd make it to the NFL.
Jul 23, 2019
Episode Twenty-Six: John Urschel
Dan talks math with a smart and unusual giant.
Jul 23, 2019
Fight On: Jake Olson
Sarah talks to former USC long snapper Jake Olson about his cancer diagnosis which led to him going blind, deciding to continuing playing sports, the nerves involved with his snap at USC, and the time he tricked a friend with a fake eye ball.
Jul 23, 2019
Episode Eleven
It's a Mina Kimes Mystery Crate Spectacular! Mina joins ___ & _____ to discuss the sensational ___ Little ____ and _____ occupies her time with hot ___________ takes!
Jul 19, 2019
The Female Stugotz
Stugotz talks to Dianna Russini about her weird relationship with Mina Kimes, the time she threw a trash can at her high school coach, and what it was like to work the red carpet at the ESPYs (6:41). Plus, a surprise guest (25:54) and the super hero power Stugotz would want most (1:04:02).
Jul 18, 2019
Welcome to the Bake Show
Mina and Mike Ryan from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz take a closer look at the AFC North and discuss how the Browns (3:18), Ravens (16:53), Bengals (39:52), and Steelers (49:51) will fare this season. Plus, who's the best Packers QB of all time (29:40), a new DJ name for Mike (58:54), and which character from Big Little Lies is Dan Le Batard (1:02:53)?
Jul 17, 2019
Bountiful: Holly Rowe
Sarah talks to Holly Rowe about having weekly progress reports with her parents as a child, taking a basketball class taught by Rick Majerus, how ESPN has changed in the past 20 years, keeping a joy journal, and how cancer made her live a bigger life.
Jul 16, 2019
Episode Twenty-Five: Billy Ray Cyrus
Dan tries to talk to Billy Ray Cyrus about music, upbringing and Old Town Road. Billy Ray prefers to talk about Pete Rose.
Jul 16, 2019
Cooter Strikes Back
What up y'all. This week me and my boy Ryan McGee chat about the power of sports after a tragedy. Plus, I need to get a motorized suitcase
Jul 15, 2019
Episode Ten
The ________ _________ attempts to help someone out who is suffering from a bizarre _________ _____. Also, ____ has secretly been working with a _____ ________ for a couple years and talks to __-______ ____ ____ to discuss it.
Jul 12, 2019
Panic! at the Wedding and a Patio Chat
Stugotz gets a full recap of Field Yates' wedding from Adam Schefter, including a shirt snafu and why you want to invite him to your wedding if it's in December (7:16). Plus, Stan Van Gundy fires some NBA, MLB, and USWNT takes from his patio (24:53).
Jul 11, 2019
Under the Influwentz
Mina and Cynthia Frelund of the NFL Network zero in on the NFC East and discuss the Eagles (5:15), Redskins (21:16), Giants (43:02), and Cowboys (51:35). Plus, whether or not John Elway can hack it as a GM (37:19), the difficulty of watching game deciding kicks (1:01:25), and a plea to update Wikipedia pages.
Jul 10, 2019
Meant to Be: Taylor Twellman
Sarah talks to Taylor Twellman about growing up in a family littered with professional athletes, choosing to play soccer over a MLB contract, how living in Europe during 9/11 changed his life, missing out on the World Cup, how concussions derailed his career, and who he would want to play him in a movie.
Jul 09, 2019
Episode Twenty-Four: Desus & Mero
They came from the podcast underground in the Bronx and became seemingly overnight pop-culture fixtures. Desus & Mero found a way to translate their unrivaled chemistry into dollars.
Jul 09, 2019
Stitches, Saran Wrap & Shenanigans
What up y'all. This week I chat with my boy Ryan McGee and explain how I inured my foot at the liquor store. And we also talk how dangerous Saran Wrap can be.
Jul 08, 2019
Are the Colts the Celtics of the NFL?
Mina and Domonique Foxworth evaluate the offseason in the AFC South and discuss how the Colts (4:34), Jaguars (17:22), Titans (41:40), and Texans (50:36) will do this season. Plus, Mina's proudest Twitter moment (29:59) and which NFL coach is the most wedgieable (1:04:46)?
Jul 03, 2019
Easy Going: Tim Cowlishaw
Sarah talks to Tim Cowlishaw about how he took a year off from college because of a girl, his circuitous route in journalism that led him back to Dallas, forming a relationship with Jimmy Johnson, and how an athlete inspired him to share his own battles with alcohol.
Jul 02, 2019
Hot Dogs & Cold Beer
What up y'all. This week i chat about signing a liquor waiver and what i like on my hot dog. Plus, professional eater Megabyte Ronnie joins the show
Jul 01, 2019
Episode Nine
_______ returns to the Mystery Crate to debut a brand new stupid segment called "____ to ____" and Chris shares an embarrassing story with ____.
Jun 28, 2019
Home and Home
Stugotz and Bill Simmons discuss how hard it is to name things, why no one criticizes female athletes, the swipe right generation, and the best and worst case scenarios for NBA teams in free agency.
Jun 27, 2019
My Wife Left Me But The Pack Is Back
Mina and Adam Schefter take a closer look at the NFC North and discuss the offseason changes made by the Packers (4:44), Lions (17:01), Bears (41:47), and Vikings (49:14). Plus, Mina asks Adam who would play him in a movie and why his news breaking tweets don't have a name like Adrian Wojnarowski's do?
Jun 26, 2019
Dream Job: Jason Benetti
Sarah talks to play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti about his cerebral palsy, getting the job he's wanted since elementary school, why he decided to go to law school after he was already a broadcaster, his fascination with comedy and how he incorporates it into his work, and how he manages to fit 220+ game broadcasts into a calendar year.
Jun 25, 2019
Episode Twenty-Three: Ariel Helwani
Dan talks to Ariel Helwani, the Howard Cosell of mixed-martial arts, about how the UFC once tried to keep him away from covering the sport he covers better than anyone.
Jun 25, 2019
Going Vegan
What up y'all? This week I chat with Gerald McCoy about how going vegan helped save his career. Plus, I went crowd surfing in New Orleans and Travis found his favorite beer
Jun 24, 2019
Episode Eight
Mystery Crate listeners finally hear _______'s voice on the pod! ___ flashes his legendary interview skills for the first time ever on Mystery Crate and is joined by _____ _______ who tells us all about Kurt ______ and _______! Plus, another edition of __ _____ ____.
Jun 21, 2019
Surveying the Field
Stugotz and Mike Golic, Jr. pepper Field Yates about his wedding (1:27) before letting him know what he'll be missing out on by not inviting them (17:08). Plus, Jay Bilas evaluates Stugotz's fraudulent analysis of NBA Draft prospects (25:32).
Jun 20, 2019
Who's Drinking the Raider-ade?
Mina and Field Yates evaluate the offseason in the AFC West and discuss how the Raiders (8:20), Chargers (20:09), Broncos (38:13), and Chiefs (46:52) will fare this season. Plus, who at ESPN has the best hair (55:23)?
Jun 19, 2019
The Spirit of New Orleans
What up y'all. This week I chat about my trip all over the south that included noodling, crawfish boil and beer. Plus, a friendly PSA from Travis
Jun 18, 2019
Therapy Couch: Chelsea Handler
Sarah talks to Chelsea Handler about her new outlook on therapy, the symbolic power of oranges, getting back into stand-up comedy, and the time she dealt with a different kind of turbulence on an airplane.
Jun 18, 2019
Episode Twenty-Two: Dave Barry
Dan gets nostalgic about Miami with long-time friend and Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry.
Jun 18, 2019
Episode Seven
A fascinating look inside the world's largest _____ with ____ & _____. Plus, the most famous ____ in sports joins the Shipping Container and special guest _____ ______ for an ultra-rare interview!
Jun 14, 2019
Kathy Ireland, Wonder Woman & Hillbilly Headlines
What up y'all? This week thanks to a crazy schedule you are going to get a taste of Marty & McGee as we chat about famous people doing normal stuff and Hillbilly Headlines
Jun 13, 2019
Weekend Observations 2.0
The Weekend Observations crew gets together for another round of ridiculousness and hilarity, including appearances by Mina Kimes and Trey Wingo.
Jun 13, 2019
Carolina On Our Mind
Mina and SB Nation's Charles McDonald discuss whether the Falcons (6:35), Saints (19:55), Bucs (38:57), and Panthers (48:09) will be better or worse next year. Plus, who from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz could Mina beat in a race (34:47)?
Jun 12, 2019
Chalk It Up: Woody Paige
Sarah talks to Woody Paige about how his marriage to a future Rolling Stone editor led him into sports, why he ended up in Denver, dealing with depression, and why he intentionally referred to an Around the Horn colleague by the wrong name.
Jun 11, 2019
Episode Twenty-one: Adam Carolla
Dan talks to Adam Carolla about how his childhood shaped his comedy and his new stand up special Not Taco Bell Material
Jun 11, 2019
Episode Six
Back by popular demand ______ ______ and _____ ______ join "The Shipping Container" for a wide ranging conversation... But it really just turns into The Shipping Container hoping _____ and _____ don't rip each other's heads off.
Jun 07, 2019
Don't Ease Me In
Stugotz talks to Blazers guard CJ McCollum, who happens to be a more polished podcast host than he is, about the media, airplane etiquette, and baby wipes (4:41). Plus, can an interview be good if the host fails to ask a question? Stugotz takes a trip with a Hall of Famer to find out (30:07).
Jun 06, 2019
The 400 Body Blows
A major show announcement (5:38). Plus, Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. discuss the notion of establishing the run (9:05), answer a bunch of questions in a mega mailbag (23:04), and put a new twist on Dinks and Dunks (59:36).
Jun 04, 2019
The Mouth of the South: Paul Finebaum
Sarah talks with Paul Finebaum about his beef with Drake, how a caller led to the biggest break of his career, the presidential candidate who didn't know who Nick Saban is, and his thoughts on The Paul Fine-bucket that's used on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz.
Jun 04, 2019
What up y'all? This week I talk to Nancy Lieberman about playing at Rucker Park and getting a call from Ice Cube. Plus, we get into her lifelong friendship with Muhammad Ali
Jun 04, 2019
Episode Five
Old _____ _______ and Corporate __________ ____ join "The Shipping Container" to preview the __________ ______ _____ and hopefully not bore Billy. Plus, ____ ____ shares with us his shocking past as a ______ planning ________ entrepreneur and ____ gets serious for a moment and welcomes an author on to discuss the tragic tale of ____ ______.
May 31, 2019
Stugotz complains about how overworked he is and then talks to Jorge Sedano about the discord within the Lakers organization as well as their time working together in Miami (9:50). Plus, he talks about marijuana with former NBA player Al Harrington (38:10).
May 30, 2019
Stuck in QB Purgatory
Mina talks to Dan Orlovsky about how much the Cowboys should pay Dak Prescott (6:31), why Derek Carr should have a bounce back year (20:35), if Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota is more likely to get a long term contract (37:17), and which ESPN employee would make the best Bachelor/Bachelorette (52:07).
May 29, 2019
A Journalism OG: Bob Ryan
Sarah talks with Bob Ryan about starting at The Boston Globe the same day as Peter Gammons, how he used to be called "The Commissioner," his frosty relationship with a former Celtics head coach, the radio interview he most regrets doing, and how he'd like to change the constitution.
May 28, 2019
You're Looking Live
What up y'all. This week I chat with Brent Musburger about drinking with Harry Carey, gambling and his famous Hail Flutie call. Plus, what QB would be the best drinker
May 27, 2019
Episode Four
Not a lot of mystery to this one. It's the LAF live show from the Gramercy Theatre in NYC.
May 24, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dan and one of his favorite authors, Michael Lewis, talk about books, baseball's stupidity and the human brain.
May 14, 2019
Never Settle
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
The ________ _________ explores _____ _____ and ____ reveals whether or not they are a billionaire. Plus, ____ and _____ return with a new __ _____ ____
May 10, 2019
Weekend Reservations
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
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
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
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
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
It's ???? ????????'s "May the 4th Be With You ???? ???? Extravaganza". ???? chats with ???? ?????? about the ???? ???? films. With celebrity reactions to the latest ???? ???? trailer. ???? explains the ???? ???? expo to the shipping container and interviews a person in charge of organizing a ???? ????-themed speed dating event at the expo.
May 03, 2019
Weekend Observations Reunion
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
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
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
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
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
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Apr 26, 2019
The STUlywed Game
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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