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 Sep 28, 2019


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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

Episode Date
New Adventures
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss everything from the latest headlines out of the Bachelor/Bachelorette world to athletes making money moves. Plus, Chiney has some personal news to celebrate!
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 2: The Champ is Here!
2888
Stephen A, Max, Amanda Nunes and Rob Ninkovich discuss, what's next for the greatest UFC Women's fighter of all time, what JJ Watt brings to the Cardinals and if Dak is overplaying his hand.
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 1: Rising Suns
2634
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Joe Montana debate what the Suns' win over the Lakers means, if the Cowboys are mismanaging the Dak situation and if the Celtics have turned a corner.
Mar 03, 2021
Hour 2: Game of Mahomes
2754
Stephen A, Max, Darius Leonard and Kimberly Martin debate which player is the most important in sports, what to expect from Carson Wentz with the Colts and much more!
Mar 02, 2021
Hour 1: Nets win in OT
2723
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper debate if Harden or Zion had the more impressive night, If JJ Watt is still elite and much more!
Mar 02, 2021
Hour 2: Go New York, Go New York, Go!
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Knicks are back, if LeBron was too nice in his response to Zlatan and which QB should have the most beef with his current team.
Mar 01, 2021
Hour 1: Warriors revenge?
2595
Stephen A, Max and Kimberly Martin debate if the Warriors will make the league pay once Klay gets back, if the Saints should want Drew Brees back and much more!
Mar 01, 2021
Hour 2: Dynamic Duo?
2865
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Rob Ninkovich debate if Embiid and Simmons are among the elite duos in the NBA, if QB's wanting more input is a good thing and if Kobe should be the NBA logo.
Feb 26, 2021
Hour 1: Stay or Go?
2554
Stephen A, Max, Zion Williamson and Dan Orlovsky debate if Russell Wilson should stay in Seattle or go elsewhere, if Zion is being hacked too much and if Dak is worth $40 million a year.
Feb 26, 2021
Hour 2: Belichick yo self
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Louis Riddick debate if Bill Belichick will go scorched earth on the NFL next season, if Deshaun Watson and the Bears would make a good marriage and much more!
Feb 25, 2021
Hour 1: Lakers get Jazzed up
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Stephen A, Max and Mel Kiper debate if the Lakers should get a pass for the beating they took from the Jazz, if Brad Stevens should be on the hot seat and what the Jets should do with the number 2 overall pick.
Feb 25, 2021
Hour 2: More on Tiger Woods
2837
Stephen A. & Max talk to Gene Wojciechowski about Tiger Woods. Later Deion Sanders' sons interview him about being head coach at Jackson State, and later the guys and Kendrick Perkins tell us who the biggest All-Star snub was.
Feb 24, 2021
Hour 1: Tiger Woods Suffers Significant Injuries in Crash
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Stephen A. & Max give their reaction to Tiger Woods' car accident. Later the crew debates how important it is for Ben Roethlisberger to be a Pittsburgh Steeler, and question if the Cowboys should select a quarterback in the draft with their No. 10 pick.
Feb 24, 2021
Snoop Dogg, Chris Rock & Desus & Mero
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Stephen A Smith is joined by Snoop Dogg as they get into what projects he's working on, the spirit of the Lakers and more. Then, Chris Rock talks about the Nets' big three and his thoughts on the New York Knicks. Finally, Desus and Mero discuss how they went from podcast to hosting a late night tv show.
Feb 24, 2021
No Disrespect...
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney talk about podcast breakups, kids acting disrespectful, being territorial with jersey numbers, and more!
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 2: Bang for the Bucs
2837
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Louis Riddick debate which of the Bucs free agents they should sign, if the Lakers are playing LeBron too much and if this should be Dak's last year in Dallas.
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 1: You play too much
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Stephen A, and Max debate if LeBron is playing too many minutes for the Lakers, if the Cowboys should franchise tag Dak again and if you would rather have Cam newton or Jameis Wintston next season.
Feb 23, 2021
Hour 2: Clout chasing
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Stephen A, and Max debate what happened when Cam Newton was seen on camera arguing with a 7 on 7 camper, if the Lakers are asking LeBron to do too much and who had the best dunk in NBA history.
Feb 22, 2021
Hour 1: Nothing but Nets
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Stephen A and Max debate if the Nets proved they are the best team in the league with their win over the Clippers, who's to blame for the Celtics struggles and if Wentz was a bust in Philly.
Feb 22, 2021
Hour 2: Net Gains
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Stephen A. & Max question if anyone can beat the Brooklyn Nets, debate if Damian Lillard is underappreciated after not being voted an All-Star starter, discuss what message the Nets sent after dominating the Lakers, and more on the Carson Wentz trade.
Feb 19, 2021
Hour 1: Nets Dominate Lakers
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Nets big win against the Lakers, debate who won the Carson Wentz trade, question if the Eagles QB situation is the worst in the NFC East, and the crew discusses what is wrong with Giannis and the Bucks.
Feb 19, 2021
Hour 2: Bye Eagles Bye.
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Stephen A, Max and Louis Riddick debate if the Nets and Lakers are a lock to play in the NBA Finals, and breaking news the Eagles trade Carson Wentz to the Colts.
Feb 18, 2021
Hour 1: End of the GOAT?
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Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate, if Naomi Osaka's win is the bigger story or Serena's losing, who's the GOAT of all GOATS and what Big Ben has left to prove.
Feb 18, 2021
Time To Apologize
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss the running theme of apologies. The ladies dive into everything from The Bachelor/Bachelorette drama to Urban Meyer catching criticism for his most recent hiring process.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 2: Trying A Different Way
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Stephen A. & Max question if Bruce Arians was taking a shot at Bill Belichick in his comments about Tom Brady, debate which team would give JJ Watt his best shot at winning a Super Bowl, then award-winning director Spike Lee joins the debate, and more.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 1: Big 1 In Brooklyn?
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Max & Stephen A. debate if James Harden is the biggest factor in the Nets Big 3 after his performance vs. the Suns, question if the NBA should cancel the All-Star game this year, react to what the Panthers are rumored to be willing to give up to trade for Deshaun Watson, and discuss if it would be better for the Eagles to keep or trade Carson Wentz.
Feb 17, 2021
Hour 2: Best in the West
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate who the biggest threat to Lakers is in the West, if Blake Griffin is washed and who will be starting at QB for the 49ers next season.
Feb 16, 2021
Hour 1: Draymond sounds off
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Stephen A and Max debate if Draymond was right about the way players are covered when they ask for a trade, if Dak Prescott is worth $40 million a year and who will play QB next season for the Bears.
Feb 16, 2021
Hour 2: Dame time
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Stephen A, Max and Kimberly Martin debate what Dame Lillard's big game against the Mavericks means, if LeBron James can be considered a flopper and who is going to play quarterback next season for the New York Jets.
Feb 15, 2021
Hour 1: Brow down
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Stephen A and Max debate if the Lakers should be worried about AD's injury, if Dak is staying in Dallas and how Urban Meyer looks for hiring Chris Doyle.
Feb 15, 2021
Hour 2: Curry is Cookin'
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate if Steph Curry should be considered for NBA MVP, and question who is the biggest threat to the Lakers. Later, UFC President Dana White joins to talk this weekend's fights and then NFL Network's Kyle Brandt joins the tell Max where the top QB's on the carousel will end up.
Feb 12, 2021
Hour 1: Texans Star Gets Released
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Max & Keyshawn Johnson react to J.J. Watt being released from the Texans, debate if Patrick Mahomes had a better overall season than Tom Brady, and talk about Urban Meyer hiring controversial coach Chris Doyle. Later, Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss which member of the Nets is under the most pressure for the team to win.
Feb 12, 2021
Hour 2: Playoff Lenny
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Stephen A, Max and Leonard Fournette debate if Steph curry is the closest thing the NBA has to Patrick Mahomes, if Fournette should run it back with the Bucs and if Buster Douglass had the greatest upset in sports history.
Feb 11, 2021
hour 1: Dak up and leave?
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Stephen A, and Max debate which team should try to pry Dak from the Cowboys, if how Deshaun Watson should feel about the Texans and who is the Key player for the Nets?
Feb 11, 2021
Hour 2: H-U, YOU KNOW!
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Max Kellerman, LaVonte David, Kendrick Perkins and Terrence J debate who's a better big shot maker; Kyrie or Steph, if the Bucs and run it back next season and who's the GOAT of basketball and hip hop.
Feb 10, 2021
Hour 1: DangerRUSS game
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Max Kellerman, Ryan Clark, Kendrick Parkins and Todd McShay debate if Russell Wilson should have more input on the Seahawks personnel decisions, why the Cowboys left Dak out of their hype video and how Todd sees the top of the NFL Draft shaking out.
Feb 10, 2021
First Disagreement, First Guest!
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss some Super Bowl pettiness, how they disagree about the halftime show, and they even get their very first guest; the NFL's first female to referee a Super Bowl, Sarah Thomas.
Feb 10, 2021
Hour 2: Can LeBron Catch Brady?
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Max and Kendrick Perkins discuss what LeBron needs to do to catch Brady in the GOAT discussion, and question if LeBron proved himself to be league MVP after his performance against the Thunder last night. Jeff Saturday joins to talk about what team gives Carson Wentz the best chance to rebound from a bad year, and could any other QB have done what Brady did with the Bucs this season?
Feb 09, 2021
Hour 1: Where's Dak?
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Max and Marcus Spears tell us if they have a problem with the Cowboys' social media team leaving Dak Prescott out of their 2021 hype video, debate if Tom Brady's playoff run was the best ever, question if there's a problem with the way the Texans are handling Deshaun Watson, and wonder if Patrick Mahomes can get back into the GOAT conversation.
Feb 09, 2021
Hour 2: What had happened was...
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if this Super Bowl was more about the Bucs dominance or the Chiefs playing poorly, if Mahomes will get his revenge next season and much more!
Feb 08, 2021
Hour 1: Bucs win the Super Bowl
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Bucs beatdown of the Chiefs was a surprise, if Brady put the GOAT debate to rest and much more!
Feb 08, 2021
Hour 2: Put it on wax!
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate which team has the defensive advantage in the Super Bowl and who will win it all on Sunday.
Feb 05, 2021
Hour 1: GWOAT?
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Derrick Henry debate if Tom Brady should be considered the greatest winner of all time if the Bucs win the Super Bowl, if LeBron should want to play the All-Star game and what's going through Derrrick Henry's mind as he destroys defenders with his stiff arms.
Feb 05, 2021
Hour 2: That's my quarterback
2854
Stephen A, Max, Louis Riddick and Dan Orlovsky debate, if the Dak is more important to the Cowboys than Jerry Jones, what Carson Wentz's trade value is and more !
Feb 04, 2021
Hour 1: COVID Cuts
2531
Stephen A, Max, Louis Riddick and Stefon Diggs discuss what the Chiefs should do about the team COVID scare so close to the Super Bowl and more!
Feb 04, 2021
Hour 2: HBCU Wednesday
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Stephen A, Max and DeVonta Smith discuss the impact and importance of HBCUs, DeVonta's journey the Heisman Trophy and much more!
Feb 03, 2021
Hour 1: Nets looking like a champion
2592
Stephen A, Max and Christian McCaffrey debate if the Nets can win a Championship, who should be favored to win the super bowl and much more!
Feb 03, 2021
One Super Bowl, Two Karens, & Many Cheetos
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Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss everything from their most memorable Super Bowl stories to exposing some Karens. They even get into some of the latest social media trends and an unlikely place you're finding professional athletes!
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 2: Courtside Karen Gets Kicked Out
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Stephen A. & Max react to Danny Amendola's comments that Tom Brady is the Patriot way, and debate if LeBron's courtside heckler should have been ejected last night, and 49ers tight end George Kittle joins to talk about his team and the Super Bowl, plus wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin makes a surprise appearance.
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 1: Timeless Tom Brady
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Stephen A. & Max debate if we should take Tom Brady seriously when he says he'd consider playing past the age of 45, discuss if Aaron Rodgers' time with the Packers will end badly, plus former all-pro defensive end Jared Allen joins to talk about the Super Bowl.
Feb 02, 2021
Hour 2: Is LeBron More Influential Than MJ?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if LeBron is more influential than Michael Jordan, discuss if Klay Thompson will ever win another championship, react to Eagles new head coach Nick Sirianni's press conference, and more NFL topics.
Feb 01, 2021
Hour 1: Most Valuable QB
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes is more valuable to their team, react to the blockbuster trade that sends Jared Goff to Detroit and Matthew Stafford to LA, the crew discusses if we should be worried about the Nets, and do they think Deshaun Watson is willing out to sit out a season?
Feb 01, 2021
Hour 2: Deshaun and the Dawg Pound
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Stephen A. & Max react to Baker Mayfield clapping back at fans who want the Browns to trade to Deshaun Watson, and the guys talk about the Heat's struggles after their trip to the Finals last season. Then, Hall of Fame coach Jimmy Johnson and Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders join.
Jan 29, 2021
Hour 1: Elementary, My Dear Watson
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Stephen A. & Max debate what team would be a best fit for Deshaun Watson, react to spicy Patrick Mahomes comments from Tony Romo, and talk about the recent Lakers losses and what it means for LeBron's MVP chances.
Jan 29, 2021
Hour 2: Texans Struggle
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Stephen A, Max, and Damien Woody discuss more on the latest with Deshaun Watson, Chad Wheeler's domestic violence incident, and who do you trust more between Mahomes or Brady.
Jan 28, 2021
Hour 1: Watson Trade Request
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First Take reacts to breaking news with Deshaun Watson requesting a trade from the Houston Texans, what the 76ers proved last night against the Lakers, and much more!
Jan 28, 2021
Hour 2: Brady's Super Bowl Runs
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First Take discusses if this is Tom Brady's most impressive Super Bowl run, Aaron Rodgers shuts down the rumors, and much more!
Jan 27, 2021
Hour 1: Man to Beat
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Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron is the man to beat for the NBA MVP, what is the best destination for Bradley Beal, and Curt Schilling not getting into the Hall of Fame.
Jan 27, 2021
Legacies.
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Welcome to the second episode of First Take, Her Take. Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss a wide range of topics including a recap of the Championship Sunday games with a look-ahead to the Super Bowl, remembering the great Kobe Bryant, highlighting some talented women in sports, and more.
Jan 27, 2021
Hour 2: Mamba Forever
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Stephen A, Max, Dustin Poirier and Jeff Saturday discuss the legacy and impact of Kobe Bryant, how Poirier was able to shock the world by knocking out Conor McGregor and which QB would you take ahead of Lamar Jackson?
Jan 26, 2021
Hour 1: Packing up and leaving?
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper Jr debate if there's any chance the Packers let Aaron Rodgers go, what Mel was thinking in his latest mock draft and which NBA stars are feeling the pressure of knocking off the king.
Jan 26, 2021
Hour 2: Mahomes Sweet Home
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if Mahomes can be the Goat if he loses this Super Bowl, who's to blame for the Packers loss to the Bucks if anyone was shocked by Conor McGregor getting KO'd.
Jan 25, 2021
Hour 1: No Pack No!
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers choked in the NFC Championship game, what Tom Brady proved by reaching the Super Bowl and more!
Jan 25, 2021
Hour 2: Remembering Hank Aaron
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Stephen A. & Max react to LeBron's performance against the Bucks last night. Later, the crew reacts to the passing of Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron. Tim Kirkjian and Howard Bryant also join to remember the legend.
Jan 22, 2021
Hour 1: Battle of the G.O.A.T.s
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Stephen A. and Max predict if Tom Brady and the Bucs will beat Aaron Rodgers in the Packers, debate if Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen have more at stake this weekend, question how much pressure is on the Texans to hire a black coach, and react to Dan Campbell's Lions presser.
Jan 22, 2021
Hour 2: Mcgregor Returns
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First Take debates who in MMA has had the bigger impact between McGregor and Bones Jones, how should Phillip Rivers be remembered, and much more.
Jan 21, 2021
Hour 1: Dynamic Trio
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Stephen A. and Max discuss what was the biggest worry after Nets Big 3 debut, if Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen are more valuable to team, and Shaq joins the show!
Jan 21, 2021
Hour 2: Set Free Richardson
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Domonique Foxworth, Damien Woody, Kimberly Martin and Set Free Richardson discuss how the Play For Change campaign is inspired by players trying to make a difference, which qb you would like to have with 1 game to win and much more!
Jan 20, 2021
Hour 1: End of the Rivers
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Damien Woody, Domonique Foxworth and Kendrick Perkins debate what the Colts will do now that Philip Rivers has retired, who will win the AFC championship game and what impact Kyrie will have in his return to the Nets.
Jan 20, 2021
Empowerment.
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Welcome to the first episode of First Take, Her Take. Hosts Chiney, Kimberley, and Charly discuss a wide range of topics including the New York Mets firing their GM Jared Porter, Deshaun Watson wanting to leave Houston while James Harden found a way out, who will we see in this year's Super Bowl, and more.
Jan 20, 2021
Hour 2: WNBA players creating change
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Stephen A, Max, Chiney Ogwumike and Jeff Saturday debate why it was important for the WNBA players to push for change, if the Chiefs are in trouble against the Bills on Sunday and much more.
Jan 19, 2021
Hour 1: Net Gains
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if KD and Harden is a championship duo with or without Kyrie, who looks bad in the DeShaun Watson/Texans beef and much more!
Jan 19, 2021
Hour 2: Brees Future
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First Take discusses what this loss means for Drew Brees now, if the Nets will go to the finals with or without Kyrie, and much more.
Jan 18, 2021
Hour 1: Bucs Shine
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Stephen A and Max debate if they were impressed by the Bucs or disappointed by the Saints, how did the Brown lose to the Chiefs, and much more.
Jan 18, 2021
Hour 2: Under Pressure QBs
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Stephen A. gives his list of the top-5 QBs who have the most to lose this weekend, then Max and Stephen A. debate which player match-up in the Rams and Packers game will be the most important. UFC legend Daniel Cormier joins to talk about this weekend's fights, and more.
Jan 15, 2021
Hour 1: Jaguars & Jets Get Their Guys
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Urban Meyer or Robert Saleh were better hires, Ryan Clark returns to discuss if the Browns are more likely to get blown out or keep it close with the Chiefs, and does the crew believe that Lamar Jackson will pull off the upset in Buffalo?
Jan 15, 2021
Hour 2: Houston, We Have A Winner?
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Stephen A. & Max talk to Richard Jefferson to determine if the Rockets won the James Harden trade, then the guys discuss if Aaron Donald is more important for the Rams than Jared Goff, and in the final block UFC President Dana White joins to discuss this weekend's big fight and Connor McGregor's next fight, and more.
Jan 14, 2021
Hour 1: Brooklyn Big 3
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Stephen A. & Max react to the blockbuster trade that sent James Harden to the Nets to play with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Then the crew talks to Damien Woody to debate how much pressure Patrick Mahomes is under this weekend, and later the guys argue which match-up is the true marquee game this weekend: Lamar Jackson vs Josh Allen or Drew Brees vs Tom Brady?
Jan 14, 2021
Hour 2: Covid Problems
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First Take reacts to George Hill's comments on the strict NBA guidelines due to Covid-19, if Lamar is more likely to thrive this weekend versus the Bills, and much more!
Jan 13, 2021
Hour 1: Worth the Drama?
2576
Stephen A. and Max discuss if Kyrie is worth all the drama he's causing, James Harden's harsh comments about the Rockets, and much more!
Jan 13, 2021
Hour 2: Justin time
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate, where Justin Fields should be drafted, if Dan Quinn is a good fit for the Cowboys and if the Colts should trade for Carson Wentz.
Jan 12, 2021
Hour 1: Roll Tide
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Stephen A, Max and Joey Galloway debate if the Jets should take Devonta Smith at #2, if this Alabama championship should have an asterisk and if the Eagles made the right move in firing Doug Pederson.
Jan 12, 2021
Hour 2: O! H! or Roll Tide?
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Stephen A, Max, Jesse Palmer and Ryan Clark debate if Buckeyes can stop the Crimson Tide in the National Championship game, if Josh Allen can lead the Bills to the Super Bowl and much more!
Jan 11, 2021
Hour 1: Steel Curtains
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate what happened to the Steelers, if Lamar has proved his doubters wrong and if we should be worried about Brady and the Bucs.
Jan 11, 2021
Hour 2: Two Americas
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First Take reacts to LeBron's comments saying "we live in two Americas," if the Rams are bigger Super Bowl contenders than the Seahawks, and much more!
Jan 08, 2021
Hour 1: Playoff Preview
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Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark debate if Washington can beat Tom Brady and the Buccaneers, if the Titans will eliminate the Ravens again, and Tim Tebow joins the show.
Jan 08, 2021
Hour 2: Reacting to the Riots Part II
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Stephen A. and Max and Domonique Foxworth react to the riots at the Capitol yesterday. Political commentator Angela Rye joins to give her perspective.
Jan 07, 2021
Hour 1: Reacting to the Riots
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Stephen A. and Max react to the riots at the Capitol yesterday. Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera joins the discussion, and more.
Jan 07, 2021
Hour 2: Lebron Speaks Out
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Max Kellerman, Ryan Clark, and Domonique Foxworth react to Lebron speaking out on the recent Jacob Blake decision, if the 76ers should reject all Harden trade offers, and much more!
Jan 06, 2021
Hour 1: In Shake and Bake
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Max Kellerman and Ryan Clark discuss if Baker can lead the Browns to upset the Steelers, if Tom Brady is under most pressure this weekend, and much more!
Jan 06, 2021
Hour 2: Bad News Browns
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate what the Browns will do now that Kevin Stephanski has tested positive for COVID-19 and can not coach the team in thier playoff game against the Steelers, who's Stephen A's current MVP and much more!
Jan 05, 2021
Hour 1: Giant cry babies
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Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper Jr debate if Joe Judge was right about the Eagles' play on Sunday night, who should be the first quarterback taken in the draft and if New York fans should be excited about the Knicks and Nets' hot starts.
Jan 05, 2021
Hour 2: Steph did what?
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate what Steph Curry's 62 point game means, what's next for the Eagles and if Derrick Henry is the most valuable non quarterback in the league.
Jan 04, 2021
Hour 1: NFC Least
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Eagles were trying to win against Washington, who should fix Adam Gase's mess with the Jets and if the Browns will make noise in the playoffs.
Jan 04, 2021
Hour 1: Who's the Real MVP?
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark debate if LeBron or Mahomes is the MVP of 2020, CFP Semifinals preview, and who gets credit if Browns make the playoffs.
Jan 01, 2021
Hour 2: It Takes Tua to Tang?
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark discuss if Tua can lead the Dolphins to playoffs without Ryan Fitzpatrick, what could stop the Packers in the playoffs, and much more!
Jan 01, 2021
Hour 2: NFC East Turned Beast?
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Domonique Foxworth & Kimberly Martin debate which NFC East team can get a playoff win, Paul Finebaum comes to talk about the upcoming College Football Playoff games, then the crew debates if Lamar Jackson is under the most pressure to reach the playoffs, and Kendrick Perkins joins to debate who is the best player on the Celtics roster.
Dec 31, 2020
Hour 1: Historic Night In San Antonio
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Domonique Foxworth & Kendrick Perkins react to Becky Hammon becoming the first woman to act as an NBA head coach in a regular season game, and question if LeBron James is the most accomplished player in the league. Louis Riddick joins to talk about which QB has the best shot at beating Aaron Rodgers at Lambeau Field, and the crew discusses if Kyler Murray needs to reach the playoffs to be considered elite.
Dec 31, 2020
Hour 2: Who's the Top Gun?
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark, and Kimberly Martin debate if Mahomes has surpassed Aaron Rodgers yet, if the Bucs season is a failure if they don't reach Super Bowl, and much more!
Dec 30, 2020
Hour 1: In Big Ben We Trust
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Domonique Foxworth and Ryan Clark discuss how much should you trust Big Ben in the playoffs, if Baker or Lamar is under more pressure, and much more!
Dec 30, 2020
Hour 2: Nothing but Nets
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Domonique Foxworth, Mina Kimes and Kendrick Perkins debate how far the Nets can go without Spencer Dinnwidie, how concerned the Rams should be about Goff's injury and much more!
Dec 29, 2020
Hour 1: Bill misses Tom
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Domonique Foxworth, Mina Kimes and Marcus Spears debate if the Bills will rule the AFC East now, what happened to Dwyane Haskins in Washington and more!
Dec 29, 2020
Hour 2: Paper Clips
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate what the Clippers blow out loss to the Mavericks means, if Jalen Hurts has won the Eagles QB job going forward and if Jets fans should be upset about not getting the number 1 pick in the draft.
Dec 28, 2020
Hour 1: Brown n out
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Domonique Foxworth, Ryan Clark and Dan Orlovsky debate, why the Browns couldn't beat the Jets, if the Chiefs are a lock for the Super Bowl and which team will win the NFC East.
Dec 28, 2020
Hour 2: Have An MVP-Caliber Christmas
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Luka Doncic or LeBron James is more valuable to their teams. 76ers Head Coach Do Rivers joins to talk about Sixers expectations, plus the crew goes over what some NBA teams and stars want most on their Christmas lists.
Dec 25, 2020
Hour 1: Merry Christmas From First Take!
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Mavericks are a threat to the Lakers in the West, and if the Nets should be concerned about the Celtics. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban joins to talk about Luka Doncic and his team's chances for the title. Plus, will the Clippers get revenge on the Nuggets on Christmas Day?
Dec 25, 2020
Hour 2: Young Stars Shine
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Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Suns were more impressive than the Mavericks in the opener, Damien Woody joins to discuss the biggest thing that needs to be seen from the Saints this weekend, and then Perk returns to tell us if Zion Williamson can be the best player in the NBA and more.
Dec 24, 2020
Hour 1: Luck Of The Irish?
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate if the Celtics proved they are better than the Bucks, and question if the Rockets should sit James Harden. Louis Riddick joins to discuss if Ben Roethlisberger is to blame for the Steelers struggles, and talk about who will win the NFC East.
Dec 24, 2020
Hour 2: Between A Rock & A Harden Place
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Stephen A. & Max discuss if James Harden's antics are impacting his trade value, react to Daryl Morey's comments about his tweet about China, Stephen A. gives his top 5 teams in the NFL this week, plus, who is under the most pressure in the East and West? Kendrick Perkins joins to discuss.
Dec 23, 2020
Hour 1: Nothing But Nets
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Nets need James Harden after a dominant showing against the Warriors, discuss if the Clippers are the biggest threat to the Lakers, talk about the biggest issues for the Steelers, and question what is going on with the Washington Football Team.
Dec 23, 2020
Hour 2: Ball-In
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Max, Domonique Foxworth and Kendrick Perkins debate who is the team you trust most in the AFC North, what happens next with Carson Wentz in Philly and who needs to win the NBA championship this season the most.
Dec 22, 2020
Hour 1: Steel Pity
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Max, Domonique Foxworth, Marcus Spears and Kendrick Perkins debate what's wrong with the Steelers, if the Lakers are a safe bet to win the NBA championship and if Kevin Durant will be the best player in the East this year.
Dec 22, 2020
Hour 2: Adam Silver joins the show
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Stephen A, Max and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver discuss the tip off of the NBA season, COVID-19 protocol for the season and much more!
Dec 21, 2020
Hour 1: Chiefs Brees by the Saints
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Saints brought Drew Brees back too early, If Cam Newton should want to play in New England after this season and why winning was the worst thing for the Jets to do this weekend.
Dec 21, 2020
Hour 2: Tebow Time
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First Take discuss if Florida has a chance against Alabama this weekend, if they have more faith in Cam or Tua on Sunday, and Brady/Arians relationship progressing.
Dec 18, 2020
Hour 1: Brees is Back
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Stephen A and Max react to Drew Bees making his return start this Sunday, if Justin Herbert is a top-6 QB, and tampering issues with Kawhi.
Dec 18, 2020
Hour 2: Are we there yet?
2844
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate how far the Bucks have to make it this year to justify Giannis' contract, if we should worry if the Lakers start slow, and if one more rink puts LeBron on GOAT status.
Dec 17, 2020
Hour 1: The real MVP
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if Aaron Rodgers or Patrick Mahomes should be the MVP right now, if it's Harden or the Rockets that looks worse in this breakup and much more!
Dec 17, 2020
Hour 2: He's no Steph Curry
2870
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate if Damian Lillard is the best point guard in the NBA, LeBron's comments on Giannis signing the supermax extension and more!
Dec 16, 2020
Hour 1: Giannis gets the bag
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate what it means that Giannis resigned with the Bucks, if James Harden has too much power in Houston and how much pressure is on Jalen Hurts?
Dec 16, 2020
Pawn Shop
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First Take react to Kyrie Irving speaking to reporters explaining media boycott, if it was a bigger statement by Lamar or Baker, and NBA season preview with James Harden drama.
Dec 15, 2020
AFC North Thriller
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Stephen A. and Max discuss what did Lamar Jackson prove last night, if Dak should want to keep McCarthy. and Stephen's A top 5 NFL teams .
Dec 15, 2020
Brady or the Baaaaaad Man
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers will be the most important players to their team in the NFC playoffs, question if Kyrie and Kevin Durant together are a recipe for drama and disaster, and discuss if it's time to lose faith in the Steelers. Plus, should Carson Wentz be traded before next season, and will the Ravens or Browns prevail on Monday Night Football.
Dec 14, 2020
The Truth Hurts
2445
Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz is done in Philly after Jalen Hurts delivers a win vs. the Saints, the Steelers struggle again in a loss to the Bills, the guys question if anyone can beat the Chiefs, and discuss who is the best of the bunch in the NFC East.
Dec 14, 2020
Keeping it PG13 in LA
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Stephen A. & Max discuss if the Clippers' championship window has closed or if Paul George and Kawhi Leonard can beat LeBron, debate if Eagles fans should worry about Jalen Hurts against the brutal Saints defense, question if this weekend's game means more for the Bills or the Steelers, and Domonique Foxworth thinks Marvin Lewis should be at the top of the list when it comes to NFL hiring searches.
Dec 11, 2020
It's A Cam Shame
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Cam Newton is done being an elite quarterback after a poor showing in a loss to the Rams, plus, did Paul George deserve his big extension with the Clippers?, and is this Sunday a must-win for Tom Brady and the Buccaneers?
Dec 11, 2020
The toughest chips
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate if LeBron's two titles were the toughest to win in NBA history, if the Bucs will miss the playoffs and who will win the NFC West.
Dec 10, 2020
Should Dak Come back?
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Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody debate if Dak should want to play in Dallas, if the Pats can upset the Rams and if Kevin Durant will be the most scrutinized player in the NBA this season.
Dec 10, 2020
Jerry holding back Dak
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First Take dives deep on Jerry Jones' comments on Dak avoiding hits in the future, if Wentz will be a quality starter again, and Stephen's A-list is revealed for the top 5 NFL teams.
Dec 09, 2020
Hurts So Good
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Stephen A. and MAX react to Ravens defeating the Cowboys last night. if Jalen Hurts is the answer in Philly, and if the Sixers should trade Ben Simmons for Harden.
Dec 09, 2020
Easy Money?
2839
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if we want to see Money Mayweather fight Jake Paul, can the Steelers hang with the Chiefs do we want to see Mike Tyson fight again?
Dec 08, 2020
72' Dolphins are poppin bottles
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Stephen A, and Max debate if this loss was a good thing for the Steelers, if Josh Allen is an Elite QB and if anyone cares that Kyrie Irving isn't speaking to the media.
Dec 08, 2020
Losing for Lawrence
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First Take discuss Jets firing defensive coordinator Gregg Williams after giving up game winning touchdown, if Rodgers is more valuable than Mahomes and if Carson Wentz is a lost cause.
Dec 07, 2020
Came & Wentz
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Stephen A. and Max react to the Giants upsetting the Seahawks, Wentz era coming to an end, and if Baker Mayfield is owed an apology.
Dec 07, 2020
Should Giannis Sign The Max?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Bucks have done enough to show that Giannis should stay, talk about if Kliff Kingsbury has proved himself as an NFL coach, wonder if Ben Simmons will get a jump shot, and NFL Network commentator Kyle Brandt joins to talk about some NFL stories.
Dec 04, 2020
Baker and the Browns
2538
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Browns are really good this year, question if they would trust Kyler Murray or Jared Goff more, discuss what teams could be better than the Seahawks, and talk about if James Harden should stay in Houston to play with John Wall.
Dec 04, 2020
Blame Game
2916
First Take discusses if Kawhi have regrets about teaming with Paul George, Confident level in Steelers perfect season, and Danny Garcia joins the show.
Dec 03, 2020
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
2560
Stephen A. and Max discuss if LeBron or AD was the bigger signing for the Lakers, trade swap for Russell Westbrook and John Wall, and if this was a good or bad win for the Steelers.
Dec 03, 2020
LeBron leading on Social Justice
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Stephen A, Max, Michael Eric Dyson, Errol Spence and Ryan Clark debate if LeBron's social justice work gives him GOAT status, if Errol Spence can return to form against Danny Garcia and if the Steelers can knock off the Chiefs in the AFC.
Dec 02, 2020
Ravens play the Steelers...for real this time
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Stephen A. and Max debate if the Ravens can end the Steelers undefeated streak with RGIII at QB, if the Nets are title contenders with Kevin Durant and if Ben Simmons can be the 76ers best player this season.
Dec 02, 2020
Tampa Tom and Buccaneers Bruce not meshing
2857
Stephen A. Max, Dan Orlovsky and Jeff Saturday debate if the Eagles should clean house, what's wrong with the Bucs and Stephen's A list gives us the top 5 teams in the NFL.
Dec 01, 2020
Why Eagles Why?
2512
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate why the Carson Wentz is so bad, what the NFL should do about the Ravens and Steelers game and how much pressure is on the Lakers to repeat.
Dec 01, 2020
MVP Competition
2953
First Take discuss if Patrick Mahomes clinched MVP yesterday, Nate Robinson's knockout, and Brady-Arians partnership issues.
Nov 30, 2020
Brady Costing Wins
2522
Stephen A. and Max debate if Tom Brady cost the Buccaneers the win versus the Chiefs, heated debate about Jalen Hurts getting first team reps for the Eagles, and if Matt Nagy's QB Shuffle ruined the Bears this season.
Nov 30, 2020
McCarthy on the Hot Seat?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Mike McCarthy should be on the hot seat, Tim Tebow joins to tell us who is the biggest threat to Alabama, and Stephen A. is worried about Roy Jones Jr. ahead of his fight with Mike Tyson.
Nov 27, 2020
How About Them Cowboys?
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys loss on Thanksgiving, debate if Matt Patricia should lose his job, discuss if the Ravens-Steelers game should be postponed, and question if Tom Brady vs. Patrick Mahomes would be the biggest Super Bowl match-up.
Nov 27, 2020
Do we HAVE to watch the Cowboys and Lions?
2774
Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate if Andy Dalton is the most important player in today's games, if Brian Flores was wrong for benching Tua and if Steph can win without Klay Thompson.
Nov 26, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving!
2571
Stephen A and Max debate if Dallas is the best team in the NFC East, if the Eagles should bench Carson Wentz and how the Steelers should feel about thier game vs the Ravens being postponed.
Nov 26, 2020
Best NBA Trades
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Max & Kendrick Perkins debate which NBA team made the best trades this offseason, plus, is there a better NBA duo than LeBron and Anthony Davis? Ryan Clark joins to react to Nick Saban being out for the Iron Bowl after contracting covid-19, and the guys debate if losing to the Ravens would be a big deal to the Steelers. Also, does Calvin Johnson belong in the NFL Hall of Fame?
Nov 25, 2020
Critiquing the GOAT
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Max & Ryan Clark react to Bruce Arians' comments about Tom Brady, Paul Finebaum joins to talk about College Football Playoff rankings, the guys debate if the Thanksgiving match-up between the Ravens and Steelers should be postponed due to the Ravens' covid-19 results, also, are the Cowboys more likely to impress or disappoint tomorrow?
Nov 25, 2020
Is Big Ben a top 5 QB?
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Stephen A, Max, Paul Finebaum and Matt Barnes debate if Big Ben is a top 5 QB, if Dabo is right to be mad at FSU and if the Clippers are blowing it in free agency.
Nov 24, 2020
Slow Bucs
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate if we can still trust Tom Brady and the Bucs, if the Lakers moves have made them a favorite to repeat and where James Harden should want to play next.
Nov 24, 2020
Ravens and Titans tussle
2861
First Take debates if it's time to worry about Lamar, are the Steelers underrated or overrated and Stephen A, sounds off on the Cowboys.
Nov 23, 2020
Super Pack or Nah?
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers can be a Super Bowl team, if we should have doubts about the Chiefs repeating and what we learned from Taysom Hill's first start with the Saints.
Nov 23, 2020
Must-Do NBA Free Agency Moves
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Stephen A. & Max debate what NBA teams must make a splash in free agency, Tim Tebow joins to talk about college football, the guys question if Leon Rose is taking the Knicks in the right direction, debate if it's too soon to say Tua Tagovailoa is the real deal, and discuss who needs a win more: Aaron Rodgers or Lamar Jackson.
Nov 20, 2020
Seahawks in Control?
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Seahawks win against the Cardinals and wonder if they're Super Bowl favorites, debate if the Warriors title runs are over after Klay Thompson's injury, question if the Patriots will win the AFC East, and discuss if the Raiders can beat the Chiefs again.
Nov 20, 2020
Did The Knicks Blow It?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Knicks made the right choice drafting Obi Toppin, discuss if James Harden should want to go to Brooklyn or Philadelphia, question if Kevin Durant can return to his dominant form, more on Klay Thompson's injury, and a preview for tonight's Cardinals-Seahawks match-up.
Nov 19, 2020
Ups & Downs For Warriors
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Stephen A. & Max react to the reports of a serious leg injury for Klay Thompson, debate if Michael Jordan made the right call in drafting LaMelo Ball, and talk about if they would start a franchise with Kyler Murray or Russell Wilson.
Nov 19, 2020
Win for Winston
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First take is joined by Warriors owner Joe Lacob to discuss all things with the draft and his plan for fans at home games, if the Saints can reach the playoffs without Brees, and should the NFL discipline Antonio Brown.
Nov 18, 2020
Demanding Kyrie
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Stephen A, Max and Jay Williams discuss if the Rockets should demand Kyrie as part of any harden trade, Who should be the number one pick in the NBA draft and if Kyler Murray or Russell Wilson is more dangerous.
Nov 18, 2020
Harden wants to be a Net
2946
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Jeff Saturday debate if the Nets would have championship expectations with James Harden, if the Patriots are better than their record and Stephen's A list.
Nov 17, 2020
NBA Trade Reactions
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Marcus Spears debate if the Bucks trades are enough to keep Giannis, what Drew Brees' injury means for the Saints and much more!
Nov 17, 2020
Brady is still ballin
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if Brady's offense or the Bucs defense is having the bigger impact on the team, if the Dolphins and Raiders are super bowl contenders and what it would mean for James Harden to play with KD.
Nov 16, 2020
Hail Murray!
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Cardinals are the team to beat in the NFC West, if the Patriots are coming back to life after a slump and if Carson Wentz is hurting the Eagles.
Nov 16, 2020
Steelers streak coming to an end?
2970
Stephen A, Max and Tim Tebow debate if the Steelers are in danger of losing this weekend, what college football programs should do about COVID-19 related cancellations and more!
Nov 13, 2020
Pressure is on Tom Brady this week
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if more pressure is on Tom Brady or Bruce Arians this weekend, should we have more faith in Russell Wilson or the Rams defense and much more!
Nov 13, 2020
Westbrook wants out
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Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate who the Rockets should trade between Harden and Westbrook, and if the Titans are the sleepers to win the Super Bowl.
Nov 12, 2020
Houston, we have a problem
2861
Stephen A, Max, Michael Collins, Damien Woody and Kendrick Perkins debate who is the problem in Houston, if the Eagles should regret keeping Wentz instead of Foles and what to look for as the Masters gets underway.
Nov 12, 2020
Diversity in the NFL
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First Take reacts to NFL owners approving diversity incentive measures, if the Patriots should be aggressive or conservative with Cam Newton, and what's the best situation of Chris Paul?
Nov 11, 2020
Coming Around
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Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark discuss if Jerry Jones is coming around on Dak now, reaction to Tony La Russa recent news, and if they would like to see Russell Westbrook on the Clippers.
Nov 11, 2020
LSU, Bama in Jeopardy
2756
Stephen A, Max, Jeff Saturday and Paul Finebaum debate who is the best team in the NFL right now, if LSU and Alabama will play and is it championship or bust for Kevin Durant?
Nov 10, 2020
Patriots are bad, Jets are worse
2596
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Brett Favre debate if Cam Newton should regret signing with Patriots, if the Steelers can survive a Big Ben COVID scare and if Patrick Mahomes is already a hall of famer.
Nov 10, 2020
All Hail The Saints?
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In our salute to veterans and the Navy, Stephen A. & Max debate who the favorites in the NFC are now, question if Patrick Mahomes is so consistently great that we are taking him for granted, discuss if Lamar Jackson has proven he deserves top QB money, and more.
Nov 09, 2020
Brees Over Brady
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In our salute to veterans and the Navy, Stephen A. & Max react to Drew Brees outplaying Tom Brady in the Saints win, question if they should be impressed with the Cowboys, debate if Tua Tagovailoa's season is a success if the Dolphins don't make it to the playoffs, and is Russell Wilson to blame for the Seahawks loss?
Nov 09, 2020
No Pressure
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Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark debate if all the pressure is on Brady and Antonio Brown, if the 49ers super bowl window is closed, and who is most likely to dethrone the Lakers in West?
Nov 06, 2020
Rocket Power
2896
First Take is joined by Stephen Silas to discuss his future with the Rockets, Tebow Time preview for Clemson-Notre Dame, and Donald Driver also joins the show.
Nov 06, 2020
The AB effect
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Max Kellerman and Louis Riddick debate if you should want Antonio Brown on your team, Keyshawn Johnson's criticism on Carson Wentz. and much more.
Nov 05, 2020
Kap Space
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First Take discusses if Colin Kaepernick would be a good fit with Cowboys, must=win game for Packers against 49ers, and who is more valuable to team between Brady or Brees.
Nov 05, 2020
Finebaum Preview
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First Take is joined by Paul Finebaum to preview week 10 of College Football, if Michael Thomas or Antonio Brown will have the bigger impact, and who is the bigger disappointment between Cowboys or Patriots.
Nov 04, 2020
Deadline Losers
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Damien Woody, Keyshawn Johnson and Freddie Coleman discuss if the Packers are the biggest trade deadline losers, if Tom Brady is responsible for Antonio Brown's success, and should the Cowboys considers tanking.
Nov 04, 2020
NBA running out of time
2874
Stephen A., Max and Jeff Saturday debate when the NBA should restart the season, if fans should give the Patriots a pass for this season and Stephen A. gives us his top 5 teams.
Nov 03, 2020
Bucs top Giants on MNF
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Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if the Giants got robbed on Monday Night Football, if the Cowboys would be struggling this much with a healthy Dak Prescott and who needs a big move at the NFL trade deadline?
Nov 03, 2020
The Brady vs Belichick question
2861
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if we have the answer to whether Brady or Belichick was more important to the Pats success. Who is the better duo, Russell and DK or Mahomes and Tyreke hill and where does Gervonta Davis rank among the best fighters today?
Nov 02, 2020
Steel rollin
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Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky and Ryan Clark debate What we can take away from the Steeler's defeat over the Ravens, what is wrong with Cam and the Patriots and if Carson Wentz is the Eagles ' problem.
Nov 02, 2020
Battle for 1st in the NFC East
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Stephen A. & Max debate if there is more pressure on Mike McCarthy or Carson Wentz this weekend, Tim Tebow talks Trevor Lawrence getting Covid and other college football topics, Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson joins to talk about the Steelers, and does Max still believe in Nick Foles? Plus, how should James Harden and Russell Westbrook feel about the hiring of Stephen Silas?
Oct 30, 2020
Trevor Lawrence has Covid
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Stephen A. & Max react to Trevor Lawrence contracting Covid, debate if a loss is a bigger deal to the Steelers or Ravens, question if the Patriots are out of the playoff picture if they lose this weekend, and react to Mike D'Antoni being hired as an assistant coach for the Nets.
Oct 30, 2020
Floyd "Money" Mayweather on Boxing
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz or Mike McCarthy is under more pressure this weekend, discuss if Tom Brady is responsible be for Antonio Brown, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, and Stephen A. shares more information on Justin Turner's breaking the MLB Covid-19 protocol after testing positive.
Oct 29, 2020
Morey to the Sixers?
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Stephen A. & Max debate what the 76ers under Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers should look like, debate if Lamar Jackson has more to prove than Ben Roethlisberger in their match-up, and does Justin Turner deserve a big suspension after celebrating with the Dodgers after testing positive for Covid-19?
Oct 29, 2020
Kershaw's demons
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Stephen A, Max, and Jeff Passan debate if Clayton Kershaw erased his demons, if Dez Bryant can help Lamar Jackson, and is it championship or bust for Nets this season.
Oct 28, 2020
World Series Champs
2237
First Takes discusses what was the biggest story last night with Dodgers winning the World Series. Trevor Lawrence dodging the Jets, and Justin Turner's actions after positive coronavirus test.
Oct 28, 2020
When should the NBA restart?
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Stephen A, Max, and Jeff Saturday debate when the NBA should restart, if AB makes the Bucs the favorites and Stephen A. gives us his top 5 teams.
Oct 27, 2020
Rams top Bears on MNF
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Stephen A, Max, Jessica Mendoza and Marcus Spears debate if the Rams winning or the Bears losing was the bigger story on Monday Night Football, if Cam Newton will lose his starting job with the Patriots and if the Dodgers can close out the World Series tonight in game 6.
Oct 27, 2020
Steel undefeated
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Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if the Steelers are the best team in the AFC, if the Mike McCarthy should finish the season in Dallas and if Max will finally give Tom Brady his credit.
Oct 26, 2020
Panic for the Patriots
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Stephen A, Max and Keyshawn Johnson debate if the Patriots should be panicked over Cam's bad game, if Max needs to give Tom Brady credit and what Odell Beckham Jr's injury means for his future.
Oct 26, 2020
Dalton in Dallas
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Stephen A. & Max debate what a win would mean for the Cowboys, Tim Tebow joins to talk this weekend's biggest games, anonymous agents are jealous of LeBron, Rich Paul, and Klutch Sports, plus, was Daniel Jones' 80-yard run embarrassing?
Oct 23, 2020
All Aboard the Wentz Wagon
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Stephen A. and Max react to Carson Wentz leading the Eagles in a comeback win over the Giants, preview the match-up of unbeatens with the Steelers and the Titans, Stan Van Gundy becomes the coach of the Pelicans, and what would another loss mean for the Patriots?
Oct 23, 2020
Bake up a Storm
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First Takes responds the Baker Mayfield's comments to Stephen A's criticism, if they're confident in Ezekiel Elliott's leadership, and Omari Hardwick joins the show.
Oct 22, 2020
What can Brown do for you?
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Stephen A, Max, and Louis Riddick discuss if Antonio Brown would help or hurt Seahawks, if the Eagles should regret the Carson Wentz contract, Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell joins the show.
Oct 22, 2020
Free OBJ
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Stephen A and Max push for Odell Beckham to get out of Cleveland, if the Rockets should trade Harden or Westbrook, and if the decision to start Tua versus Aaron Donald was smart.
Oct 21, 2020
Silencing the Critics
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First Take is joined by Jeff Passan as they discuss how Kershaw can silence his critics after Dodgers win Game 1, who is the bigger problem for the Cowboys, and UFC fighter Justin Gaethje also joins the show.
Oct 21, 2020
King Henry, Stephen's A List
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Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate if Mike McCarthy was the right hire for the Cowboys, if Derrick Henry will still MVP votes from QBs and Stephen A gives his top 5 NFL teams.
Oct 20, 2020