First Take

By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim

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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
Big game 4 for Lakers/Nuggets
2145
Stephen A. Max, Troy Vincent and Louis Riddick discuss who will have the biggest impact in game 4 of the Lakers Nuggets series, the NFL's contribution to HBCU week and if the Chiefs or Ravens are the better team.
Sep 24, 2020
Celtics take game 4
3164
Stephen A, Max, and Damien Woody debate if the Celtics/Heat series is over, how feel about the Breonna Taylor news and how concerned to be about the Eagles.
Sep 24, 2020
Prime Time on First Take
2945
Stephen A. & Max talk to Deion Sanders about becoming the Head Coach at Jackson State and other NFL topics. Rapper Big Sean joins to talk about the Lakers and Detroit sports, and the guys debate if Kyler Murray is already a top-10 player in the NFL.
Sep 23, 2020
Nuggets Cut The Lead
2542
Stephen A. & Max react to the Nuggets win in game 3, predictions on who wins game 4 in the East, plus, reactions to Cam Newton's comments on his contract, and best-selling author Jeff Benedict joins to talk about the Patriots.
Sep 23, 2020
Is Brees washed?
2952
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate, if we should be worried about Drew Brees, Colby Covington's comments about LeBron and who's the problem in Philly.
Sep 22, 2020
Are the Raiders for real?
2531
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if we should buy into the Raiders, if Saquon or Nick Bosa is a bigger loss for their teams and how important game 3 is to the Lakers.
Sep 22, 2020
Problematic Wentz
3287
First Take is joined by Dan Orlovsky to discuss if Wentz is more part of the problem or solution, if Tom Brady's week 2 performance was impressive, and Bill QB Josh Allen joins the show.
Sep 21, 2020
Falcons Collapse
2028
Stephen A, Max and Keyshawn debate if they should give the Cowboys Credit for their win versus the Falcons, if Cam or Russ stood out yesterday and what did Anthony Davis prove with his game-winning shot.
Sep 21, 2020
Western Conference Finals Preview
3185
First Take debates if the Nuggets have a chance to win against the Lakers, Giannis wins MVP, if the Falcons can upset the Cowboys in week 2 and much more in the NFL.
Sep 18, 2020
Faith in Baker
2299
Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark discuss if there is faith restored in Baker Mayfield after his win versus the Bengals, is the Heat-Celtics series over, and Vernon Davis joins the show.
Sep 18, 2020
Crucial Lamar
3206
First Take discusses if Lamar the most crucial player to the Ravens, if Lebron is let off the hook after Clippers collapse, and Eric Reid remaining an unsigned free agent.
Sep 17, 2020
Shave Clippers Roster?
2235
Stephen A. and Max debate if they're confident this Clippers roster wins a title, how much is being made of Coach Arians' comments on Tom Brady, and D.K. Metcalf joins the show.
Sep 17, 2020
Ka-what Happened?
2813
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins to debate how devastating this loss was for Kawhi, how much Doc Rivers is to blame for the elimination, and Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders joins the show.
Sep 16, 2020
Stephen A bringing out the Receipts
2709
Stephen A. brings out the receipts for Max and discuss how bad is this for Kawhi & Clippers, Big Ten football season to resume in October and what was the biggest story from Heat-Celtics game 1?
Sep 16, 2020
Bucks tell Giannis they'll spend
2286
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Jeff Saturday debate if the Steelers are a playoff team, if the Bucks can keep Giannis by spending more money and if the Clippers can win game 7 against the Nuggets.
Sep 15, 2020
Giants take the L on Monday Night
2922
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum debate what happened to the Giants on Monday Night Football, if Sunday was just one bad game for Brady and if the Big Ten will play football this fall.
Sep 15, 2020
What happened to the Clippers?
2358
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if we should be crushing Baker for his play, if Cam can win a Super Bowl with the Patriots and what has happened to the Clippers.
Sep 14, 2020
Were the Cowboys robbed?
3043
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Cowboys got robbed on a bad call, if Tom Brady's debut with the Bucs has gone to plan and if Aaron Rodgers is proving a point with his play.
Sep 14, 2020
Mahomes vs. Watson
2802
Stephen A. & Max debate what they were impressed with in the battle between Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson, the guys react to Dak Prescott's comments on his depression, Tim Tebow joins to talk college football, and Stephen A. lists his top 5 NFL match-ups of the weekend.
Sep 11, 2020
Chiefs Keep Winning
2773
Stephen A. & Max react to the Chiefs dominating win over the Texans, talk about the fans reaction to the teams social justice stance, and is it over for the Rockets?
Sep 11, 2020
Steve Nash Responds
3147
First Take previews Rockets-Lakers Game 4 tonight, Steve Nash addresses Stephen A's 'White Privilege' comments, and Aqib Talib joins the show to discuss Brady and Belichick.
Sep 10, 2020
Forcing Game 7
2364
Stephen A. and Max react to the Raptors forcing Game 7 against the Celtics, Texans-Chiefs matchup tonight, Kyle Brandt from NFL Network joins the show to discuss who has the most to prove in the NFC East.
Sep 10, 2020
How impressive are the Heat?
2226
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate how the Rockets can compete with the Lakers how impressed we should be by the Heat and if the Packers are Super Bowl contenders.
Sep 09, 2020
Lakers take game 3
3122
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate if LeBron is proving he's still the goat, what changes the Bucks have to make going forward and Jerry Jones latest comments on kneeling.
Sep 09, 2020
Giannis Shut down
3347
First Take discusses if Giannis should shut it down for Game 5, who's under more pressure for Rockets Lakers matchup, and Teofimo Lopez joins the show to tak about his fight with Lomachenko.
Sep 08, 2020
Playoff P or Kawhi?
2018
Stephen A. and Max react to Clippers taking Game 3 versus the Nuggets, if the Raptors are finished and if the Ravens can win a title with Lamar's QB style.
Sep 08, 2020
Djokovic misfires
974
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate how much better Dak Prescott will be working with Mike McCarthy, if Novak Djokovic accidentally hitting a judge with a tennis ball was handled too harshly and more.
Sep 07, 2020
Lakers even the series
1927
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark debate if the Lakers have it figured out, if the Bucks can stay alive and where DeShaun Watson ranks among top QBs in the NFL.
Sep 07, 2020
Twitter Beefs
2807
Stephen A. debates if LeBron is being too sensitive with his recent Twitter comment, more discussion on Steve Nash as Nets coach, can the Bucks get a game tonight vs. the Heat, and more.
Sep 04, 2020
Raptors At The Buzzer
2691
Stephen A. reacts to the Raptors win via buzzer beater, Cam Newton becoming a captain for the Patriots, Richard Jefferson joins to talk about his Twitter exchange with Scottie Pippen, and will the NFL season get interrupted?
Sep 04, 2020
Ed Reed joins the show
2587
Stephen A, Max, Ed Reed, Richard Jefferson and David Fizzdale debate what Steve Nash's hire will mean for the Nets, if the Ravens can win a championship this season and more!
Sep 03, 2020
Nets hire Steve Nash
2873
Stephen A, and Max debate if Steve Nash was a good hire for the Nets, how we should feel about the Rockets and if the Buccaneers are more likely to make the Super Bowl or miss the playoffs.
Sep 03, 2020
Must Win for Bucks
3348
First Take debates if Game 2 is a must win for the Bucks, if it's fair to put Saquon ahead of Zeke, and how important is Kamara to the Saints.
Sep 02, 2020
Nuggets Advance
2023
Stephen A. and Max react to Nuggets getting pass the Jazz in Game 7, whom is most important for Game 7 for Houston, and Trump lauds "Very productive" chat with Big Ten.
Sep 02, 2020
Where is Giannis?
2416
Stephen A. & Max question if Giannis will step up, debate if Donovan Mitchell or Jamal Murray will show up bigger in GM 7, plus, a breakdown of the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes.
Sep 01, 2020
Thundering Back
3096
Stephen A. & Max react to Chris Paul and the Thunder evening up the series with the Rockets, was the Heat winning about them or about bad Bucks, more on our NFL Prime Time Players countdown, plus Bill Belichick talks about Cam Newton.
Sep 01, 2020
Wakanda Forever
2628
Stephen A, Max, Jay Bilas, and Kelly Carter discuss the legacy of John Thompson and remember Chadwick Boseman.
Aug 31, 2020
Rest in Peace John Thompson, Chadwick Boseman
2878
Stephen A, Max, Michael Wilbon, Mark Lamont Hill and Kendrick Perkins discuss the legacy of John Thompson, Jamal Murray's huge game 6 and much more!
Aug 31, 2020
NBA Creating Change
2696
First Take is joined by Isiah Thomas to debate how impactful are these leagues calling for social justice, Trump and Brian Urlacher facing backlash and much more.
Aug 28, 2020
NBA Playoffs will Resume
2839
Stephen A. and Max react to the NBA Players decide to resume playoffs, Michael Jordan impact among owners for the players, and how much pressure has NBA put on NFL to act.
Aug 28, 2020
NBA Boycott Part II
2828
Stephen A. & Max react to the NBA boycott and other league boycotts in response to continued racial injustice in America. Kendrick Perkins and Dr. Harry Edwards join.
Aug 27, 2020
NBA Boycott
2813
Stephen A. & Max react to the NBA boycott and other league boycotts in response to continued racial injustice in America. Jay Williams and Maria Taylor join.
Aug 27, 2020
Doc Rivers Emotional over James Blake Shooting
2809
Stephen A, Max, Richard Jefferson and Ryan Clark discuss Doc Rivers' comments on James Blake's shooting, Aaron Donald appears on our Prime Time Players list and we cover the breaking news involving Nate McMillan
Aug 26, 2020
Playoff P Arrives in the Bubble
2525
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Vince Carter discuss Paul George leading the Clippers to a game 5 victory, players discuss if they should take protesting to another level and do the Lakers or Clippers look better in the bubble?
Aug 26, 2020
Coaching Woes
3279
First Take debates if the 76ers or Nets is a better fit for Gregg Popovich, If the Heat will upset the Bucks and Angela Rye joins the show to discuss how important are athletes in fight for social justice.
Aug 25, 2020
The Outcry for Jacob Blake
2176
Stephen A and Max react to Lakers taking a 3-1 lead, the sports world responding to the Jacob Blake shooting and George Hill's comments on they shouldn't have came to the NBA restart.
Aug 25, 2020
What Has Happened to Paul George?
2781
Stephen A., Max and Kendrick Perkins debate what's happened to Paul George, Rodger Goodell's comments on Kaepernick and can the Blazers force a game 7.
Aug 24, 2020
Luka Carries Mavs
2473
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if Luka can take the Mavs past the Clippers, who's to blame for the 76ers being swept and much more!
Aug 24, 2020
Confident Rockets
3117
First Takes debates if they are more confident in Rockets to contend for West, if Patriots will be better than last year, and Triple H with Drew Mcintyre joins the show.
Aug 21, 2020
Lakers taking Control
2254
Stephen A, Max, and Kendrick Perkins discuss if Lakers Blazers series will go seven games, what the Bucks need to show to beat the Heat, and Dak praising Mike Mccarthy.
Aug 21, 2020
Can the Mavs win it all?
2380
Stephen A, Max, Chiney Ogwumike and Kenny Smith debate if the Mavs can win it all, if Game 2 is a must win for the Lakers and what happens if the Bucks don't reach the finals?
Aug 20, 2020
Luka's revenge
3060
Stephen A, Max, and Booger McFarland debate if the Clippers are in trouble, who's to blame for the Sixers' playoff woes and will Bill Belichick use two QBs?
Aug 20, 2020
LeBron's Excuses
3460
First Take debates if LeBron is running out of excuses, how the Hayward injury may impact the Celtics, and the release of NFL prime time player #8.
Aug 19, 2020
Blazers shocking the Lake Show
1977
Stephen A. and Max react to Blazers taking game 1 against the Lakers, if the Rockets can win their series without Westbrook, and how much should we be worried about the Bucks.
Aug 19, 2020
Can Lakers Sweep?
2915
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Lakers will sweep the Blazers, UNC says they intend to play football this season, the guys talk to Pelicans former Head Coach Alvin Gentry, and more of our Primetime Players NFL countdown.
Aug 18, 2020
Clippers Beat Mavericks In Gm 1
2581
Stephen A. & Max react to the Clippers pulling out the win vs. the Mavericks, do the Sixers have problems, how good will the Cowboys offense be this season, and who is better: Donovan Mitchell or Jamal Murray?
Aug 18, 2020
WORRIED ABOUT THE LAKERS
2473
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Jason Wright debate if we should be worried about the Lakers or the Clippers, if anybody can stop the Bucks in the east and what Jason Wright wants to do as the President of the Washington Football Team.
Aug 17, 2020
NBA PLAYOFFS ARE HERE!
2819
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Tim Hasselbeck debate if the Lakers should be worried about the Blazers, which superstar is under the most pressure in the NBA playoffs, if Justin Fields should be starting a petition to play football and more!
Aug 17, 2020
Sneaky in Seattle
2444
First Take debate if the Nets are destined for NBA finals next season, Mark Emmert's comments on no fall championships, and Seahawks CB cut after trying to sneak guest into team hotel.
Aug 14, 2020
Blazers Survive Another Day
2380
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins react to Blazers surviving for play-in game for the 8th seed, Brett Favre comments on Aaron Rodgers, and which team had been the biggest disappointment in bubble.
Aug 14, 2020
How Should Dak feel?
2728
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Daniel Cormier discuss how Dak should feel about not getting paid, what to expect in Cormier/Miocic III and if the NBA should relax the bubble visitation rules.
Aug 13, 2020
Jerry speaks
2401
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Stipe Miocic discuss Jerry Jones finally speaking on what the Cowboys' policy will be on players protesting, Russell Westbrook's injury and how good DeAndre Hopkins can be.
Aug 13, 2020
ACC, BIG 12 and SEC still plan to play fall sports
2489
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Louis Riddick debate if College Football should be played in the fall, how much pressure is on DeShaun Watson and Jerry Jones finally speaks on racial injustice.
Aug 12, 2020
Dame Time
3068
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter, Paul Finebaum and Todd McShay debate if the Lakers should be afraid of the Trail Blazers in the playoffs, if the Pac 12 and Big Ten should play football in the spring and more!
Aug 12, 2020
Sleeping on the Raptors?
2876
First Take release their NFL 14th ranked prime time player, Lebron admits he's still adusting to playing without fans and are we sleeping on the Raptors in the bubble?
Aug 11, 2020
LakeShow Concerns
2555
Stephen A. and Max react to Lakers concerns after barely beating the Nuggets, Coaches making case to play College Football, and if MLB will be able to finish the season.
Aug 11, 2020
Not Worth The Process?
2817
Stephen A. & Max debate how much pressure is on Joel Embiid with Ben Simmons out, Rece Davis joins to talk about the emergency meeting had by Power 5 conferences, day 1 reveal of our Top 15 NFL Primetime Players, Draymond Green gets fined for tampering and much more.
Aug 10, 2020
College Football In Jeopardy
2730
Stephen A. & Max react to Power 5 commissioners holding an emergency meeting to discuss the possible cancellation of the season, Damian Lillard, Paul George, and Patrick Beverley exchange words on social media, plus, several NFL teams are creating their own voluntary bubbles; should the NFL re-assess having a season?
Aug 10, 2020
LeBron Injury Concerns?
2907
Domonique Foxworth, Matt Barnes, and Richard Jefferson debate how big of a deal LeBron's groin injury is. Paul Finebaum joins to talk about Jim Harbaugh calling out Ohio State, Will the Patriots overcome all the opt-outs and more.
Aug 07, 2020
Lillard Goes Off
2637
Domonique Foxworth, Matt Barnes, and Richard Jefferson debate how big of a threat the Blazers are to the Lakers. Damien Woody joins to talk about Tom Brady adjusting to the Buccaneers' playbook, More NBA debate; are the Bucks better than the Raptors, and more.
Aug 07, 2020
LeBron responds to Trump
2505
Domonique Foxworth, Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark debate LeBron responding to Trump's comments, the Packers interest in Antonio Brown and Kevin Durant's pick for the finals.
Aug 06, 2020
Concern for Lakers?
2597
Domonique Foxworth, Kendrick Perkins, Ryan Clark, Bomani Jones, Paul Finebaum and Michael Collins debate if we should be concerned about the Lakers after losing to the Thunder, if Cam can handle the pressure of playing for Belichick if the Big 10 players uniting will accomplish their goal and more!
Aug 06, 2020
Lou Will Magic
3503
First Take discusses Lou Williams admitting to making a bad decision for strip club incident, If Derek Carr is the right franchise QB for the Raiders, and Rashod Bateman joins the show as he opts out for the 2020 College Football season.
Aug 05, 2020
Carmelo Apology
2035
First Take reacts to Blazers beating the Rockets, If Max Kellerman owes Carmeo Anthony an apology, and Uconn cancelling their 2020 Football Season.
Aug 05, 2020
IS RODGERS STILL A TOP QB?
2847
Stephen A, Max Time Hesselbeck and Jackie MacMullan debate if Aaron Rodgers is still a top qb, if the Buccaneers or the Saints will be better and if there's trouble with the 76ers.
Aug 04, 2020
LAKERS CLINCH THE TOP SEED
2667
Stephen A, Max and Tim Hesselbeck debate if we should be worried about the Lakers, if Odell should play this season and if the Pelicans are Pampering Zion.
Aug 04, 2020
Jimmy Butler sending a Message
3415
First Take dives deep into Jimmy Butler's jersey message over the weekend and decide which side are they on.
Aug 03, 2020
Rockets Rolling
2129
Stephen A, Jay Williams, and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Bucks loss to the Rockets is a big deal, Doug Pederson testing positive for the coronavirus and how much concern is there for the Lakers.
Aug 03, 2020
NBA OPENING NIGHT
2330
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins, Ryan Clark, Jay Williams and Paul Finebaum to break down the Pelicans loss in NBA Opening Night and the SEC's stance on college football this season.
Jul 31, 2020
NBA IS BACK
2592
First Take is joined by Louis Riddick to breakdown last night's showdown between the Lakers & Clippers. Marquise Goodwin joins the show to talk about his decision to opt out this season.
Jul 31, 2020
First Take hour 2: Players under the most pressure in NBA restart
2466
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams, Kendrick Perkins and Mark Jackson debate which players are under the most pressure during the NBA restart, the biggest threat to Giannis in the East and more!
Jul 30, 2020
First Take hour 1: The NBA is back
3000
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Jeff Van Gundy debate if LeBron or Kawhi is more likely to deliver a title, if the NBA should be worried about the bubble popping and who can stop one of the LA teams.
Jul 30, 2020
First Take 2nd hour: the battle for Los Angeles
2908
Jalen and Jacoby are joined by Kendrick Perkins, Jeff Passan and Tim Hasselbeck to debate if the Lakers or Clippers have a better shot at the title, what Aaron Rodgers had to say about Jordan Love and how the MLB should handle the Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak.
Jul 29, 2020
Dodgers - Astros clear benches
2568
Jalen and Jacoby guest host along with Eduardo Perez, Louis Riddick and Kendrick Perkins to debate what we should think of the retribution against the Astros, who got disrespected by the NFL Top 100 list and if LeBron or Giannis should be MVP.
Jul 29, 2020
Roy Jones Jr. Return
3671
Roy Jones Jr. and Dan Orlosky join the show to discuss Roy's upcoming match vs. Mike Tyson, how Coronavirus continues to impact the future of leagues and more.
Jul 28, 2020
Corona Virus takes on MLB
3670
First Take, joined by Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman and Eduardo Perez react to multiple players on the Miami Marlins testing positive for Coronavirus, Donta Hightower choosing to opt out this season and more.
Jul 28, 2020
Seahawks Get Adams
2560
Max & Bomani Jones talk to Bruce Irvin about the Seahawks trading for Jamal Adams, more incite into MLB's plans after the Marlins Covid-19 outbreak, Roland Martin joins to talk about Colin Kaepernick and the late Rep. John Lewis, plus more.
Jul 27, 2020
Marlins Covid-19 Outbreak
3100
Max & Bomani Jones react to Major League Baseball cancelling games due to a Covid-19 outbreak with the Marlins, debate who won the Jamal Adams trade, discuss if Lou Williams' extra-curricular activities were a big deal, and more.
Jul 27, 2020
Jetting Out of New York
2964
First Take is joined by Bakari Sellers, Angela Rye and Kendrick Perkins to discuss athletes continued push for social activism, Jamal Adam's recent comments on Jets head coach and more.
Jul 24, 2020
MLB Opening Day
2663
First Take, hosted by Charly Arnolt is joined by Jalen Rose, David Jacoby and Louis Riddick to disucss MLB players kneeling during Opening Day, Lakers first scrimmage in the NBA Bubble and more.
Jul 24, 2020
Harden-Iverson Comparison
3238
First Takes gets into a heated debated with Kendrick Perkins about James Harden comparing himself to Allen Iverson, if the Celtics can win the title this year and Greg Olsen joins the show.
Jul 22, 2020
Social Justice Decals
2187
Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears discuss NFL's plan for social justice helmet decals, Anthony Davis vouching for Lebron to be the MVP and Jessica Mendoza joins the show for MLB Opening Day preview.
Jul 22, 2020
Game of Mahomes
3047
First Take is joined by Rick Ross to discuss the Miami Heat, Dolphins. Jeff Saturday then joins the show to discuss if Mahomes is hall-of-fame ready,
Jul 21, 2020
Gridiron Gridlock
2345
First Take is joined by Booger McFarland and Kendrick Perkins to discuss the possibility of the NFL's return during the pandemic, how Westbrook can impact the Rockets title race and more.
Jul 21, 2020
Can The Heat Win The East?
2929
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if Jimmy Butler and the Heat could win the East, more on the NFL's lack of plan to return to play, are the Bucs the team of the future, and is LeBron more valuable to his team than Giannis Antetokounmpo is?
Jul 20, 2020
NFL Safe Return
2640
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth react to NFL players calling out the league over it's lack of a safety policy for COVID-19, react to an ESPN panel ranking the Cowboys future higher than the Eagles, plus, a tribute to Rep. John Lewis.
Jul 20, 2020
Scandal In Washington PT. 2
3095
Guest hosts Damien Woody & Domonique Foxworth react more to the scandal with Dan Snyder's team, preview the Jazz's chances in the bubble, and react to Myles Garrett's comments about his altercation with Mason Rudolph.
Jul 17, 2020
Scandal In Washington
2525
Guest hosts Damien Woody & Domonique Foxworth react to the harassment allegations against Dan Snyder's team, react to JJ Watt's tweets about questions for the NFL season, and debate if Odell Beckham Jr. is a top-5 receiver.
Jul 17, 2020
Zeke Defends His Status
2907
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Cowboys or Dak Prescott will regret not agreeing on a contract more, react to Zeke Elliott's tweets on his stats and being a top RB, plus NFL RB LeSean McCoy joins.
Jul 16, 2020
No Contract For Dak
2755
Stephen A. & Max debate if Dak Prescott is under the most pressure this season as he plays under the franchise tag. Cardinals QB Kyler Murray joins to talk about his Madden ranking and the return of the NFL, plus, the guys react to Zion Williamson leaving the bubble, and more.
Jul 16, 2020
Myles of Money
2974
First Take reacts to Myles Garrett 5-year $125M contract extension, compare Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott and more.
Jul 15, 2020
Dak & Cheese
2722
First Take discuss Dak & Cowboys failure to reach an agreement on a contract and more.
Jul 15, 2020
College Football Decision
3418
Stephen A and Max are joined by Paul Finebaum to discuss if there will be college football this fall, Desean Jackson accepting invite to visit Auschwitz, and recent running back madden ratings.
Jul 14, 2020
Bubble Trouble
2032
First Take reacts to the recent news of Russell Westbrook testing positive for COVID-19, if Dak looks worse now due to standstill and Brett Brown moving Ben Simmons to Power Forward
Jul 14, 2020
Time for Change
2593
First Take reacts to Washington retiring team nickname, Lebron's stance on jerseys and new madden rating between Brady and Rodgers.
Jul 13, 2020
Simmons or Embiid?
2981
Stephen A, Marcus Spears, and Jay Williams debate who is more important for 76ers in restart, Charles Barkley's recently harsh comments, and Coach John Calipari joins the show.
Jul 13, 2020
Can Dak and the Cowboys get a deal done?
2772
Max, Kendrick Perkins and Dominique Foxworth debate if the Nets' new signees will make a difference in the NBA restart, if Dak and Cowboys can reach a long term deal and what players think of the NFL's new post game restrictions. 
Jul 10, 2020
Are College Sports in Danger?
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Max, Kendrick Perkins, Jay Williams, Dominique Foxworth and Daniel Cormier debate what will happen now that the Big Ten is planning to play all conference games this season, if Duke could've handled Zion better and what to expect from Usman vs Masvidal.
Jul 10, 2020
Committing to HBCU
3464
5-Star basketball recruit Makur Maker joins to talk about why he committed to Howard University. Stephen A. & Max react to Amazon pulling Washington NFL merchandise, talk about Stephen Jackson's defense of Desean Jackson, and much more.
Jul 09, 2020
Ivy League Cancels Season
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Ivy League cancelling Fall sports, UFC President Dana White joins to talk about Fight Island, and the guys break down what the MLS Black Lives Matter tributes mean for the NFL.
Jul 09, 2020
Desean Jackson Latest
2896
First Take discusses Stephen Jackson comments defending Desean Jackson, poor conditions inside WNBA'S bubble with Alysha Clark and Embiid's concerns for the NBA season.
Jul 08, 2020
Best Player in Sports
2690
Stephen A. and Max decide if Mahomes is the player in all of sports, Desean Jackson controversial comments, and Sammy Watkins joins the show.
Jul 08, 2020
Bad Miss
3436
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins to discuss Dwight Howard joining the Lakers in Orlando, Mike Scott's comments on NBA's Jersey decision and how much pressure is on Jerry Jones now.
Jul 07, 2020
Big Money Mahomes
2081
Stephen A. & Max react to Patrick Mahomes' record deal, debate what President Trumps tweets on sports team names mean, and what does Patrick Mahomes' new deal mean for Dak Prescott's contract talks with the Cowboys?
Jul 07, 2020
Lamar Jackson Top 2 QB
3105
First Take is joined by Jessica Mendoza debating the MLB confidence this season, if Lamar Jackson is a top 2 QB, and Jorge Masvidal from UFC joins the show.
Jul 06, 2020
The Patriot Way
2462
Stephen A. and Domonique Foxworth discuss if Cam is good for the Patriot way, J.J. Reddick recent comments on the season and Trump responds to Bubba Wallace.
Jul 06, 2020
MLB Restart
2968
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth talk to Alex Rodriguez about the MLB restart, break down the Pelicans in our Bubble or Nothinig segment, debate if there will be an NFL season this year, plus more on Daniel Snyder changing the name of the Redskins.
Jul 03, 2020
Rested Lakers
2552
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if the Lakers are even better favorites after the break, question if the Dan Snyder will change the Redskins name, and former NBA player and TNT analyst Kenny Smith joins to talk NBA.
Jul 03, 2020
76ers Time?
3282
Stephen A. & Max debate if this year will be the 76er's to lose, react to Maya Moore's hard fight to get an innocent man released from prison, tell us who should be the next Knicks head coach and more.
Jul 02, 2020
Legitimate Champion?
2335
Stephen A. & Max debate if this year's NBA champion will have an asterisk, react to some New England radio talk about Cam Newton, and discuss if Dan Snyder will change the name of the Redskins.
Jul 02, 2020
Cam's Expectations
2520
Stephen A. and Max discuss expectations for Cam Newton this season, confidence in the NBA finishing the season and possible future controversy between Jalen Hurts and Carson Wentz.
Jul 01, 2020
Opting Out
3115
First Take is joined by Bruce Bowen to discuss players opting out in the NBA, the future of the Spurs and Ian Desmond's recent comments about the MLB.
Jul 01, 2020
Hour 2: Interest In AB?
3280
Stephen A. & Max react to 'a bunch' of teams being interested in Antonio Brown, discuss LeBron almost making the decision to go to the Knicks, and more.
Jun 30, 2020
Hour 1: Underpaid Cam
1785
Stephen A. & Max discuss if they are worried about the NBA restart, debate if Cam Newton is being underpaid, and talk about J.R. Smith reuniting with LeBron.
Jun 30, 2020
Hour 2: Kermit Davis & NBA Restart
3244
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if the Wizards deserve to be in the restart, react to Brett Favre's comments, and Ole Miss men's basketball coach Kermit Davis joins.
Jun 29, 2020
Hour 1: Cam To New England
1664
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth react to the Patriots signing Cam Newton, talk about their concern with the NBA restart, and debate if the Patriots were penalized enough.
Jun 29, 2020
Where To Go?
3187
Stephen A. & Max debate if Jamal Adams will play for the Jets this season, Colts LB Darius Leonard joins, more on NASCAR's response to finding a noose and more.
Jun 26, 2020
On Time
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Stephen A. & Max react to Roger Goodell saying training camp should start on time, LeBron's comments on Kaepernick and Philadelphia 76ers' forward Tobias Harris joins the show.
Jun 26, 2020
A New Cause
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Stephen A., Max, Jay Williams, Renee Montgomery and Tim Hasselbeck debate why Renee is giving up her WNBA career, if Jamal Adams has beef with Adam Gase and much more!
Jun 25, 2020
Will It Happen?
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Stephen A., Max and Jay Williams debate if the NFL season is in jeopardy, the effect World Wide Wes will have on the Knicks and what social changes need to happen next.
Jun 25, 2020
Personal Accounts
2581
Stephen A. and Max discuss Demarcus Lawrence's comments on Jerry Jones. Also, Bubba Wallace and Masai Ujiri join the show.
Jun 24, 2020
Always Learning
2608
First Take is joined by Will Cain as they react to the recent news on Bubba Wallace's noose incident and if there will be backlash.
Jun 24, 2020
The Right Fit
2079
First Take is joined by Damien Woody, Paul Finebaum and Jay Williams to discuss Jamal Adams' request for a trade from Jets, NBA players opting-out of return to play and more.
Jun 23, 2020
Solidarity
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First Take is joined by Tim Kurkjian, Damien Woody and Draymond Green to discuss the return of baseball, NASCAR's act of solidarity with Bubba Wallace and more.
Jun 23, 2020
Hour 2: Reconsidering Florida?
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Stephen A. and Marcus Spears discuss if the NBA should reconsider resuming in Florida, if College football players should have say on this season and much more.
Jun 22, 2020
Hour 1: Dr. Harry Edwards
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First Take is joined by Dr. Harry Edwards reacting to the recent events involving a noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage and what steps should happen next.
Jun 22, 2020
Showing The Meaning
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First Take is joined by Gerald McCoy and Ryan Clark to discuss what Juneteenth means to them and much more.
Jun 19, 2020
Expectations
3101
Charly Arnolt hosts First Take with guests Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark to discuss Kevin Durant calling Kendrick a "Sellout", the Nets' expectations next year and more.
Jun 19, 2020
Feeling Tension
2809
Stephen A. & Max talk about how confident they are that the MLB will play, Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard joins to talk about tensions at the university and more.
Jun 18, 2020
Called Out
2580
Stephen A. & Max react to Kevin Durant calling out Kendrick Perkins, question if there is pressure for a NFL team to sign Kaepernick and more.
Jun 18, 2020
Being Sincere
2608
Stephen A, Max and Jay Williams debate if Mike Gundy's apology was sincere, if the Chargers should sign Kaepernick and much more!
Jun 17, 2020
Different Ideas
2611
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and the McCourty twins debate if we should be concerned about the NBA restart, if Brady to the Bucs is overhyped and much more!
Jun 17, 2020
Changing Looks
2648
Stephen A. and Max react to how the MLB looks if there's no season, Mike Gundy wearing a 'OAN' t-shirt and Laila Ali joins the show.
Jun 16, 2020
On Time
2806
First Take discusses if they are confident the NFL season will start on time, if the NBA coalition changes opinions now and Antonio Davis joins the show.
Jun 16, 2020
Hour 2: Why Is Cam Unemployed?
2930
Stephen A. & Max debate why Cam Newton still doesn't have a job in the NFL, question how much power LeBron has in bringing the NBA back, and more.
Jun 15, 2020
Hour 1: NBA Not So Sure?
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Stephen A. & Max react to Kyrie Irving & other players saying the NBA shouldn't return, and break down Gregg Popovich's comments about Roger Goodell.
Jun 15, 2020
Coming Together
2742
First Take is joined by James Blake, former pro-tennis player to discuss his encounter with the NYPD, the NFL pledging $250 Million to combat systemic racism and more.
Jun 12, 2020
Making A Statement
2516
First Take is joined by Mina Kimes, Dominque Foxworth, Louis Riddick and Bubba Wallace as they react to the Confederate flag being banned from NASCAR races and more.
Jun 12, 2020
Wanting Back
2907
Max, Domonique Foxworth, Jay Williams, Ryan McGee, Damien Woody and Kendrick Perkins debate if NBA players want to come back, how NASCAR moves forward and more!
Jun 11, 2020
Change Coming
2355
Max, Domonique Foxworth, Marty Smith and Spike Lee debate what it means for NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag, what role athletes should have in social change and much more!
Jun 11, 2020
Looking Back
2710
First Take reacts to Jameis Winston's comments on being the best, if history will judge the NFL during this era and if NASCAR should officially ban the confederate flag.
Jun 10, 2020
Finding A Reason
1921
Domonique Foxworth and Max Kellerman discuss if Kaepernick should accept a roster spot, if Harden is to blame for no title and Quin Snyder joins the show.
Jun 10, 2020
Working Together
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Domonique Foxworth and Max Kellerman debate Dalvin Cook's leverage chances, pressure on Dak with Ceedee Lamb in the offense and the Knicks' recent statement on racism.
Jun 09, 2020
What's To Come?
2363
First Take discusses Dabo's recent comments about his assistant coach. Also, Nate Boyer and Dana White join the show to discuss Kaepernick and what's to come in the UFC.
Jun 09, 2020
Hour 2: McGregor's Retirement
3343
Max & Domonique Foxworth talk to Chael Sonnen about Conor McGregor's retirement, react more to Roger Goodell's comments on BLM, and author Bakari Sellers joins.
Jun 08, 2020
Hour 1: Goodell's Statement
2022
Max & Domonique Foxworth debate if they are satisfied with Roger Goodell's statement on the Black Lives Matter movement, react to some NBA players not wanting to return & more
Jun 08, 2020
Not Backing Down
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First Take is joined by Daniel Cormier as they react to LeBron's additional response to "Shut Up and Dribble" and much more.
Jun 05, 2020
Taking It Back
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First Take is joined by Maria Taylor and Dan Orlovsky to discuss Jake Fromm's apology and Drew Brees' 2nd apology on his comments regarding the national protests.
Jun 05, 2020
Finding The Issues
2772
Stephen A. & Max continue to break down the reaction to Drew Brees' comments. Plus, the guys react to Vic Fangio's apology. Tim Hasselbeck and Louis Riddick join.
Jun 04, 2020
Learning Together
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Stephen A. & Max react to Drew Brees' comments, his apology and the reaction from players. Later Tony Dungy joins to discuss the topic.
Jun 04, 2020
Hour 2: Dolan's New Statement
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Stephen A and Max discuss James Dolan's new statement, Jimmy G's potential and more on Vic Fangio's saying he doesn't see racism in the NFL.
Jun 03, 2020
Hour 1: Racism In The NFL
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First Take reacts to Vic Fangio's controversial comments on racism in the NFL and how they feel about NBA's proposed timeline.
Jun 03, 2020
Hour 2: Statements From Sports
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First Take is joined by Jalen Rose, Michael Collins, Jon Jones and Ryan Clark react to more statements around sports on the death of George Floyd.
Jun 02, 2020
Hour 1: Knicks Lack Of Response
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First Take is joined by Jalen Rose and Stan Van Gundy to discuss the Knicks lack of response in regards to the death of George Floyd and more.
Jun 02, 2020
Hour 2: Town Hall Special with Stephen A. Smith
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Stephen A. Smith discusses how the George Floyd incident impacts the world and demands police reform.
Jun 01, 2020
Hour 1: Town Hall Special with Stephen A. Smith
2326
Stephen A. Smith sounds off on what is going on in our nation and how to help fight social injustice.
Jun 01, 2020
Hour 2: America Under Protest II
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On this First Take Special Stephen A. & Max talk to author Michael Eric Dyson, Mike Wilbon, and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison about America under protest.
Jun 01, 2020
Hour 1: America Under Protest
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On this First Take Special, Stephen A. & Max talk to Charlemagne Tha God, Pacers G Malcolm Brogdon, and Minnesota football coach PJ Fleck about America under protest.
Jun 01, 2020
Hour 2: Dana White
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First Take is joined by Jay Williams & Dana White to discuss MLB proposed salary reductions, Lebron James as the #1 NBA Primetime Player & the UFC.
May 29, 2020
Hour 1: 2020 NBA Champions*
2525
Laura Rutledge hosts First Take with Max, Dominique Foxworth, Jalen Rose and Louis Riddick to discuss if there should be an asterisk next to the NBA title upon return & more.
May 29, 2020
Still The Best?
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Max, Domonique, Jay Williams and Kendrick Perkins debate if LeBron is the best player in the league, if Dak is a franchise QB and if Antonio Brown will be back in the league.
May 28, 2020
Smooth It Out
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Max, Domonique Foxworth, Jay Williams, Mike Tannenbaum and Damien Woody debate how the NBA should come back, if Baker can bounce back and if Giannis is the best in the world.
May 28, 2020
Under Consideration
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First Take debates if players should consider the MLB's proposal, where to place the blame for Isiah Thomas not being on the Dream Team and Spencer Dinwiddie joins the show.
May 27, 2020
Feeling The Heat
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Max Kellerman, Domonique Foxworth and Dan Orlovsky discuss how Jordan looks now with his comments, if Dak or Brady is under more pressure and much more on Kevin Durant.
May 27, 2020
Who Gets The Throne?
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First Take debates if Kawhi is the best player in the world, how much will paying athletes improve college sports and much more on Dak Prescott.
May 26, 2020
Unique Expectations
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Max Kellerman and Domonique Foxworth discuss who should be the favorites when the NBA returns, Mike Tolbert's comments on Cam Newton and MJ's recent quote on Isiah Thomas.
May 26, 2020
Hour 2: Dak's Deal
2757
First Take is joined by Marcus Spears, Jimbo Fisher and Dominique Foxworth to discuss the future of college football, Dak Prescott's deal and more.
May 25, 2020
Hour 1: NFL Rule Proposals
2560
Laura Rutledge hosts First Take with Max, Marcus Spears, Michael Collins & Dominique Foxworth to debate a new NFL rule proposed and much more.
May 25, 2020
Is Two Better?
2967
Stephen A, Max, Mike Tannenbaum and Jalen Rose debate if a 2 site NBA return is a good idea, if the Nets should want Bradley Beal and much more!
May 22, 2020
Stay Or Go
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Stephen A, Max, Tarik Cohen and Jay Williams debate if Jamal Adams should want a trade, who will win the Bears' QB job and if the Seahawks should sign AB.
May 22, 2020
Hour 2: Potential NBA Return
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Stephen A. & Max talk more about the potential of the NBA season resuming, react to former MLB pitcher Tom Glavine's comments, and Lakers guard Danny Green joins.
May 21, 2020
Hour 1: Paul Finebaum on CFB's Return
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Stephen A. & Max debate if all 30 NBA teams should return, discuss if the Cowboys are serious Super Bowl contenders, and talk to Paul Finebaum about the prospect of CFB.
May 21, 2020
First Take
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First Take revisits Horace Grant's recent comments and more on the Rooney Rule changes. Also, Rob Riggle and Ludacris join the show.
May 20, 2020
Past Meets Present
1919
Stephen A. and Max react to the beef between Horace Grant and MJ, how they feel about the Rooney Rule changes and who is more important to the Bucs' success this season.
May 20, 2020
Finding An Ending
2929
First Take releases their 9th ranked NBA primetime player, talk if Aaron Rodgers' time in Green Bay will end ugly and Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin join the show.
May 19, 2020
Looking Ahead
2284
Stephen A, Max and Sam Acho discuss if they're optimistic about sports returning and if the Rooney Rule has been a failure.
May 19, 2020
Spike Lee and BJ Armstrong
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Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman talk to former Bull B.J. Armstrong about The Last Dance and director Spike Lee joins to give his take on the Jordan era.
May 18, 2020
Takeaways From The Last Dance
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman give their biggest takeaways from The Last Dance, question if the Bulls should be content in their accomplishments and share their reactions to the NFL minority hiring plan.
May 18, 2020
The Mountain Top
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First Take is joined by Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose to discuss the battle between MJ & LeBron for the GOAT title, the NBA's No. 11 all-time player and more.
May 15, 2020
Speed Bumps
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First Take is joined by Louis Riddick and Brian Urlacher to react to James Harrison's claims against Mike Tomlin, MLB players refusing to play during the Corona pandemic and more.
May 15, 2020
Top Of The Mountain
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Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Damien Woody debate how big is the gap between MJ and LeBron, why Dak doesn't have a deal yet and if Westbrook is a top 10 player.
May 14, 2020
The Big One
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Stephen A. Max, Damien Woody, Doc Rivers and Will Packer debate if Dak can win a Super Bowl, how the Clippers handled the Donald Sterling controversy and more!
May 14, 2020
Staying Great
3129
First Take reveals number 14 for the Primetime NBA players and Michael Wilbon joins the show to talk the Bulls' dynasty and much more.
May 12, 2020
Not Slowing Down
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Stephen A. and Max debate who is the biggest threat to Mahomes for MVP, who should Gaethje fight next and George Karl's comments on the postponement of the NBA season.
May 12, 2020
Hour 2: 15 Best NBA Players
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First Take is joined by Jackie Macmullan, Anquan Boldin, Jalen Rose & Jay Williams to rank the current best 15 players in the NBA, & Scottie Pippen's role in The Last Dance.
May 11, 2020
Hour 1: Biggest Moments On The Last Dance
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First Take is joined by Marcus Spears and Herm Edwards to discuss the biggest moments of The Last Dance series, Tom Brady support for the tragic death of Ahmaud Arbery & more.
May 11, 2020
Ready To Rumble
3173
Stephen A. & Max debate which NBA teams would be most ready to return to finish the season, talk to Dana White about this weekend's UFC fight and more.
May 08, 2020
First Look
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Stephen A. & Max debate who is most under pressure in NFL Wk 1: Brady or Brees? Plus, they react to Jim Harbaugh's CFB rules proposal and more on the NFL schedule release.
May 08, 2020
Being Real
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Stephen A, Max, Tony Ferguson, Jay Williams and Marcus Spears debate what to expect from UFC 249, what the Warriors have left to prove and we "Talkin' 'bout practice" today!
May 07, 2020
New Angle
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Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Marcus Spears debate how NBA games will look, Craig Hodges's comments on MJ and what will be the toughest game for Brady and the Bucs.
May 07, 2020
Staying In Line
2790
Stephen A, Max, Tom Thibodau, Damien Woody and Jay Williams debate where Thibs will coach next, if Barkley's MJ comments were out of line and much more!
May 06, 2020
Speaking Up
2472
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Chael Sonnen debate if Jordan should've spoken out more, what's next for McGregor in UFC and if KD will return this season.
May 06, 2020
Up Against It
2768
First Take is joined by Mark Jackson and Jay Williams to discuss the Pacers' rivalry with Jordan's Bulls, NBA League execs pushing to cancel the season and much more.
May 05, 2020
Time To Shine
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First Take is joined by Dominique Foxworth and Mel Kiper with reactions to Odell saying 2020 will be his season, top QB prospects in next year's draft class and more.
May 05, 2020
Hour 2: Magic Johnson On MJ
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First Take is joined by Magic Johnson to discuss MJ's off the court issues, the dream team drama with Isiah Thomas, and much more.
May 04, 2020
Hour 1: MJ's Legacy
2295
Stephen A. and Max discuss if the lack of activism affects MJ's legacy, Andy Dalton signing with the Cowboys and reaction to Don Shula's passing.
May 04, 2020
Fighting Comparisons
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Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate how we should feel about NASCAR coming back, if Cooks can replace Hopkins and who's game compares to Michael Jordan's.
May 01, 2020
Going Back
2499
Stephen A, Max, Greeny and Marcus Spears debate LeBron's latest comments, if CeeDee Lamb deserves to wear 88 and if Mahomes can return to the Super Bowl.
May 01, 2020
Modern Times
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Stephen A. & Max debate how much Michael Jordan would punish today's NBA, comedian Hannibal Buress joins and the crew talks Dak Prescott and the Cowboys.
Apr 30, 2020
Missing Out
1917
Stephen A. & Max discuss Brett Favre weighing in on the Rodgers/Packers situation, react to the Bengals releasing Andy Dalton and why wasn't Isiah Thomas on the Dream Team?
Apr 30, 2020
Getting Results
2620
Stephen A. Max, Jay Williams, Tim Tebow and Aaron Gordon debate who will be the best QB from this draft, dissing D-Wade and how the NBA season should end.
Apr 29, 2020
Sending Messages
2550
Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky and Domonique Foxworth debate what message the Packers are sending to Rodgers, who's the biggest threat to the Ravens and Zeke needs to let it go
Apr 29, 2020
Showing Up
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Stephen A. and Max debate what they expect from Deshaun Watson this year and who will show up in the NFC. Plus, Cedric the Entertainer and Jarvis Landry also join the show.
Apr 28, 2020
Rodgers-Love Situation
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First Take discusses how the Rodgers-Love situation will play out, if Belichick should consider Cam Newton and how close we might be to seeing NBA action.
Apr 28, 2020
Hour 2: Piston vs Bulls Rivalry
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First Take is joined by Marcus Spears and Isiah Thomas to discuss the Pistons vs Bulls rivalry, Patriots need for a starting QB and more.
Apr 27, 2020
Hour 1: Post Draft Analysis
2318
First Take is joined by Mel Kiper Jr. and Dan Orlovsky to discuss this year's NFL draft picks, The Last Dance and more.
Apr 27, 2020
Stepping Up
2752
Stephen A. Max, Louis Riddick, Paul Finebaum and Marcus Spears debate what CeeDee Lamb means for Dak, who can challenge the Chiefs and who had the worst first round.
Apr 24, 2020
New Feeling
2475
Stephen A. Max, Adam Schefter, Mel Kiper and Dan Orlovsky debate how Aaron Rodgers should feel after the draft, which QB is set up to succeed and much more!
Apr 24, 2020
Coming Down
3079
Stephen A. & Max react to the MLB's punishment for the Red Sox and question which team is under the most pressure in the draft. Plus, Adam Schefter and comedian Tracy Morgan join the show.
Apr 23, 2020
Taking A Chance
2044
Stephen A. & Max question if the Dolphins need to draft Tua, talk to Mel Kiper Jr. about his last draft projections and more on Rob Gronkowski's return.
Apr 23, 2020
Best Selections
2794
Stephen A. Max, Dan Orlovsky and Isaiah Simmons debate who should be the first defensive player drafted, how the NFL has handled the pandemic and much more!
Apr 22, 2020
Same But Different
2529
Stephen A, Max, Rex Ryan and Chad Johnson debate if Brady and Gronk's best days are behind them, if Dak or Jerry has the upper hand and what are the Bucs Super Bowl chances?
Apr 22, 2020
Stephen A. Smith
2879
Dan talks to one of ESPN's most familiar faces, Stephen A. Smith, about his story coming up through adversity, key relationships in his life and much more.
Apr 21, 2020
Hour 2: NFL Draft & Dennis Rodman
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First Take is joined by Jay Williams, Hasan Minhaj, Mel Kiper Jr. and Dennis Rodman to discuss the NFL draft, The Last Dance and the 1998 Bulls team.
Apr 20, 2020
Hour 1: Last Dance Premier
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First take is joined by Mike Greenberg, Marcus Spears, and Steve Smith to discuss the premier of The Last Dance, Odell Beckham's pressure next year, Teddy Bridgewater and more.
Apr 20, 2020
Hour 2: Chase Young
2881
Stephen A. & Max talk to projected top NFL draft pick Chase Young, former Michael Jordan teammate BJ Armstrong joins, and Rams WR Cooper Kupp talks about the upcoming season.
Apr 17, 2020
Hour 1: Jalen Green To G League
2325
Stephen A. & Max react to ESPN No. 1 basketball recruit Jalen Green going to the G League over college, debate about the Splash Brothers and more.
Apr 17, 2020
Looking Back
2540
Stephen A. & Max debate if Michael Jordan should have any regrets from his career. Plus, Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette and Chiefs TE Travis Kelce join the show.
Apr 16, 2020
Climbing The Mountain
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Stephen A. & Max debate when Michael Jordan became "MJ", talk to former NFL WR Brandon Marshall about Tom Brady and talk about the Bears QB plans.
Apr 16, 2020
Potential Return
2494
First Take discusses Dr. Fauci's proposal on sports, if Dak made a mistake sitting out workouts and Kyle Kuzma joins the show with much more.
Apr 15, 2020
Taking Over
2030
Stephen A. and Max react to Dak's recent statement on his gathering, Plus, Kevin Durant discussing the Warriors and if the Pats should draft a QB in the first round.
Apr 15, 2020
Moving Together
3274
First Take debates the idea of trading Dak Prescott and Kyle Larson's recent apology on using a racial slur. Bill Laimbeer and Jim Kelly also join the show.
Apr 14, 2020
Raising The Bar
1879
Stephen A, Ryan Clark and Max Kellerman discuss if the Panthers made a mistake with Christian McCaffrey. Plus, NFL Draft talk with Mel Kiper and Nick Saban joins the show.
Apr 14, 2020
Hour 2: Dak's Party
3192
First Take is joined by Landon Collins and Marcus Spears to discuss Dak Prescott's quarantine gathering, Dwayne Haskins' future, Lamar Jackson and more.
Apr 13, 2020
Hour 1: Haskins or Jones
2463
First Take is joined by Dan Orolvsky to debate if Haskins jr. or Daniel Jones will have the better sophomore season, Rudy Gobert's relationship with Donovan Mitchell and more.
Apr 13, 2020
Hour 2: Return To Form?
2784
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Louis Riddick debate who's the favorite if the NBA returns, if Jimmy G gets too much blame and if OBJ can return to form.
Apr 10, 2020
Hour 1: UFC 249 Canceled
2411
Stephen A, Max, Mike Greenberg and Booger McFarland react to UFC 249 being canceled, debate if the Brandin Cooks trade was good for the Texans and much more.
Apr 10, 2020
Greatness Wins
3192
Stephen A. & Max debate who's legacy has suffered the most from Michael Jordan's greatness, talk to Colts linebacker Darius Leonard and much more.
Apr 09, 2020
Assess The Situation
2052
Stephen A. & Max debate if LeBron's season was a success if the NBA doesn't return, question if the NBA has a minority hiring problem, and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney joins.
Apr 09, 2020
Something To Prove
2647
Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody, Bobby Wagner and Jay Williams debate what Russell Wilson has to prove, if LeBron's brand can catch MJ's and much more!
Apr 08, 2020
Not A Question
2602
Stephen A, Max, Mike Greenberg and Rex Ryan debate what Tom Brady had to say in his interview with Howard Stern.
Apr 08, 2020
Big Ticket
3192
First Take is joined by Ryan Clark and Derek Fisher to discuss Kobe's ticket to the Hall of Fame, Jordan's greatest rival , UFC and more.
Apr 07, 2020
Return Plan
2603
First Take is joined by Ryan Clark, Teddy Atlas and Dalvin Cook to debate the greatest heavyweight fight of all time, the MLB's return plan and more.
Apr 07, 2020
Hour 2: The Future Of Sports
3198
First Take discusses how much they are worried about the future of Sports, the pressure on Kyler Murray this season and Jayson Tatum as well as Lincoln Riley joins the show.
Apr 06, 2020
Hour 1: Duncan Or Kobe?
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Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate who had a better career between Tim Duncan and Kobe, if the Browns made a mistake with drafting Baker number one and much more.
Apr 06, 2020
Hour 2: Life After LeBron
3192
First Take is joined by Jay Will & Warren Moon to debate who will carry the torch after Lebron James, Texans expectations next season and the better Chicago bulls 3-peat team.
Apr 03, 2020
Hour 1: Lakers, Tua & the AFC East
2353
First Take is joined by Greeny, Dan Orlovsy and Mel Kiper Jr. to discuss the Lakers, Tua, the best team in the AFC east and more.
Apr 03, 2020
Risk Versus Reward
3244
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Redskins should draft Tua Tagovailoa, talk to Devils' star P.K. Subban and Steelers' safety Minkah Fitzpatrick joins the show.
Apr 02, 2020
Worth A Chance?
1881
Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys' signing of Aldon Smith, debate if the Ravens should sign Antonio Brown and what does Ben Roethlisberger need to prove he's an all-time great?
Apr 02, 2020
Staying On Top
2576
Stephen A, Max, Mark Cuban, Adam Devine, Booger McFarland and Jay Williams debate what's next for the NBA, if Aaron Rogers needs to win another Lombardi Trophy and much more!
Apr 01, 2020
Making The Most
2467
Stephen A, Max, Mike Greenberg and Louis Riddick debate who will benefit from expanded NFL playoffs, if Tua or Burrow has a higher ceiling and much more!
Apr 01, 2020
Planning A Return
3266
First Take discusses what's the best plan for the NBA returning, Jimmy G as a franchise QB and Mike Epps also joins the show giving his takes on the NFL.
Mar 31, 2020
Getting Better
1925
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Pats could be better without Brady, what we should expect from Brees this season and George Kittle joins the show
Mar 31, 2020
Hour 2: Jay Bilas
3181
Stephen A. & Max debate who the best duo is in the NBA, talk to Jay Bilas about giving NCAA athletes an extra year of eligibility, and more.
Mar 30, 2020
Hour 1: Rece Davis On CFB
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Stephen A. & Max debate which team needs Cam Newton the most, will Jared Stidham be the answer for the Patriots, and talk to Rece Davis about college football.
Mar 30, 2020
Making Strides
2761
Stephen A & Max are joined by Jay Williams and Booger McFarland to discuss the Lakers, Drew Brees, the closest athlete to MJ status right now and more.
Mar 27, 2020
Ripple Effect
2454
First Take is joined by Richard Jefferson and Damien Woody as they discuss the future of Antonio Brown, the impact of COVID-19 in sports, Teddy Bridgewater and more.
Mar 27, 2020
Finishing What Was Started
2607
Stephen A, Max, Domonique Foxworth, Isaiah Thomas and Mark Ingram debate the importance of finishing the NBA season, if Lamar Jackson can stay hot and much more!
Mar 26, 2020
Going Deep
2565
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Magic Johnson debate if Dak should hold out, if Brady can throw deep and who is the NBA MVP.
Mar 26, 2020
Bringing Out The Best
3023
Stephen A. and Max react to Karl-Anthony Towns' message about his mother, if LeBron is the best player in the world and Chris Godwin joins the show.
Mar 25, 2020
Where To Go?
2241
First Take discusses if the Panthers will regret releasing Cam Newton, if the Bengals should consider getting Tua and what does Tom Brady have to prove in Tampa.
Mar 25, 2020
Next Steps
3410
Stephen A. & Max talk to Mel Kiper Jr. about his latest mock draft, Carli Lloyd and Lolo Jones join to talk Olympics and new Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders calls in.
Mar 24, 2020
More Dominoes
1835
Stephen A. & Max talk to Jeremy Schaap on the impact of a delayed Olympics, react to Terry Bradshaw's comments on Tom Brady and talk to Olympic committee member Dick Pound.
Mar 24, 2020
Hour 2: Danny Green & Tyreek Hill
3336
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Olympics should be postponed, plus, Lakers guard Danny Green and Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill join the show.
Mar 23, 2020
Hour 1: Brady Or Belichick?
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Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady or Bill Belichick is more to blame for their separation, question which team has improved much after NFL free agency, and more.
Mar 23, 2020
Hour 2: Fate Of The NBA
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Stephen A, Molly, Max, Mike Wilbon, Marcus Spears and Ryan Clark debate the fate of the NBA after COVID-19, how the NFC will be affected by Brady's arrival and more.
Mar 20, 2020
Hour 1: TB to TB
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Stephen A Smith and Max Kellerman are joined by Ryan Clark, Marcus Spears and Damien Woody to discuss Tom Brady's signing with the Bucs, Todd Gurley to the Falcons and more
Mar 20, 2020
The Real One
2879
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark, Marcus Spears and Tyrann Mathieu debate if Brady or Belichick will have more success, what Todd Gurley means for Derek Henry and much more!
Mar 19, 2020
Returning To The Top
2502
Stephen A, Max, Louis Riddick and Jay Williams debate if Brady will be in the MVP race this year, if Foles or Wentz is more likely to win this year and much more!
Mar 19, 2020
Hour 2: NFL Free Agency Frenzy
3374
Stephen A. and Max are joined by several analysts to debate the best chance for the Panthers to win the Super Bowl, if Brady or Belichick has more to prove and much more.
Mar 18, 2020
Hour 1: Replacing Brady
1882
First Take reacts to Tom Brady going to the Bucs, who should replace Brady in New England and Kevin Durant testing positive for coronavirus.
Mar 18, 2020
Hour 2: Michael Irvin, Tedy Bruschi & Randy Moss
3032
Stephen A and Max are joined by Michael Irvin, Tedy Bruschi and Randy Moss to discuss more on Tom Brady and the latest news on Dak Prescott.
Mar 17, 2020
Hour 1: Brady Gone...
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First Take reacts to the breaking news that Tom Brady is officially leaving the Patriots.
Mar 17, 2020
Hour 2: Should the Titans have pursued Tom Brady?
2238
Stephen A., Max, Adam Schefter and Marcus Spears debate if the Titans should've offered Tom Brady. Plus, what's next for Amari Cooper and who got franchise tagged?
Mar 16, 2020
Hour 1: Should NBA skip to Playoffs?
2568
Stephen A., Max, Greeny, Marcus Spears and Jay Harris debate how Tom Brady looks heading into free agency, if the NBA should jump straight to the playoffs and if Dak Prescott should hold out.
Mar 16, 2020
Hour 2: MLB Pushes Back
1879
Stephen A, Max, Tim Kurkjian, Jenifer Ashton and Sean Farnham react to MLB pushing back opening day, how leagues should approach returning to sports and much more.
Mar 13, 2020
Hour 1: Sports Is Canceled
3520
Stephen A, Max, Greeny Jay Bilas, Dan Graziano, Brian Windhorst and Jay Williams react to the NCAA Tournament cancelation, NBA Suspending the season and more.
Mar 13, 2020
Hour 2: Donovan Mitchell Tests Positive
2632
Many on the show discuss the breaking news of Donovan Mitchell testing positive for the coronavirus and what the future holds for the NFL and NCAA.
Mar 12, 2020
Hour 1: Latest On NBA & Coronavirus
1856
First Take reacts to the latest news on the coronavirus after Rudy Gobert tested positive and the NBA has suspended the season.
Mar 12, 2020
Taking Over
2831
Stephen A. Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Matt Barnes debate if Marbury was right in his comments about LeBron, if Dak can win a championship and much more!
Mar 11, 2020
One Step Back
2535
Stephen A., Max, Greeny and Brian Windhorst debate what the Nets win over the Lakers means, big rumors from the NBA and much more.
Mar 11, 2020
Making A Pick
2753
Stephen A., Max, Jay Williams, Emmanuel Acho and Keyshawn Johnson debate if Barry Bonds is being treated fairly, if Washington should draft Tua, and much more.
Mar 10, 2020
The Next Chapter
2547
Stephen A. Max, Greeny, Jay Williams and Adam Schefter debate how the Cowboys are handling Dak's contract, where Tom Brady will play next season and much more!
Mar 10, 2020
Hour 2: Bad Times In Brooklyn
2825
Stephen A., Max, Jay Will and Keyshawn Johnsons debate what's going on with the Nets, if the Bucks should rest Giannis and where Brady will play next season.
Mar 09, 2020
Hour 1: Failure To Launch
2518
Stephen A. Max, Greeny, Bart Scott, Doris Burke and Jay Will debate what we learned from LeBron over the weekend, if the Rockets are falling apart and what Dak is worth.
Mar 09, 2020
Hour 2: Tougher Time For LeBron?
2578
Max, Domonique Foxworth, Damien Woody and Bomani Jones debate if LeBron will have a tougher time with Kawhi or Giannis this weekend, who's as dominant as Shaq and much more!
Mar 06, 2020
Hour 1: Brady or Brees
2222
Max, Domonique Foxworth, Mike Greenberg, Damien Woody, Tim Kurkjian and Richard Jefferson debate if Curry can carry the Warriors back to their dynasty, Brady or Brees and more.
Mar 06, 2020
Hour 2: Megan Thee Stallion
3325
Stephen A. & Max debate how close Giannis is to being better than LeBron, rapper Megan Thee Stallion drops by, and more.
Mar 05, 2020
Hour 1: Should Steph Play?
1822
Stephen A. & Max react to the Mavericks win over Zion & the Pelicans, debate if Steph Curry should play this year, and will Bill Belichick win a SB with another QB?
Mar 05, 2020
Getting It All
3197
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Eduardo Perez as they discuss an all access feature in baseball, if a healthy KD and Kyrie make the Nets favorites and Zion facing Luka tonight.
Mar 04, 2020
Best Spots
1833
Stephen A and Max debate if Tom Brady is the best chance for the 49ers to win, reaction to Knicks' statement in response to Spike Lee and Zion playing back to backs.
Mar 04, 2020
Finding Problems
3270
Stephen A. & Max talk to Alex Rodriguez at Spring Training, Spike Lee sounds off on James Dolan and the Knicks and more.
Mar 03, 2020
Coming In
1794
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Heat should be feared in the East, should the Rockets be worried about their loss to the Knicks, and Todd McShay talks his latest mock draft.
Mar 03, 2020
Hour 2: Shot At MVP
3249
Max and Stephen debate if King James still has a shot at MVP, what chances they give Wilder in a 3rd fight and Giannis clapping back at Harden.
Mar 02, 2020
Hour 1: More About Zion or LeBron?
1792
Stephen A. and Max recap if last night was more about Zion or LeBron, Kevin Durant not ruling out 2020 Olympics and what's going on with Tom Brady after this past weekend.
Mar 02, 2020
Hour 2: Moving On From Embiid
2724
Stephen A, Max, Emmanuel Acho and Todd McShay debate if the Sixers should move on from Embiid, who impressed at the Combine and if Giannis Harden comments are out of line.
Feb 28, 2020
Hour 1: KD's Comments On Weed
2362
Stephen A, Max, Mike Greenberg, Matt Barnes and Emmanuel Acho debate what Jerry is doing with Dak, if LeBron is really injured and KD's comments on weed.
Feb 28, 2020
Managing Talent
2678
Stephen A, Max and Jay Williams debate if Dak should get franchised, if LeBron should be load managed and what's wrong with the Sixers.
Feb 27, 2020
Where To Go?
2330
Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky and Mel Kiper debate if we should like Wesbrook's attitude, where Brady will play next season and much more!
Feb 27, 2020
Hour 2: NFL CBA Talk
3190
Stephen A. & Max debate if they're confident Joel Embiid can carry the 76ers, talk about the new proposed CBA with Domonique Foxworth, and more.
Feb 26, 2020
Hour 1: LeBron Proves It
1843
Stephen A. & Max talk about what LeBron proved in the win against Zion and the Pelicans, debate who is the biggest threat to the Bucks in the East, and NFL Combine talk.
Feb 26, 2020
Hour 2: LeBron or Zion's Rookie Year
3174
Stephen A. and Max debate who's having a more impressive rookie season between Lebron & Zion, Tom Brady's future and what's going on with the Sixers.
Feb 25, 2020
Hour 1: Kobe & Gianna Memorial
1805
The First Take crew reacts to what stood out for Kobe & Gianna Bryant's memorial, if the Clippers are doing fine and Stephen Jones recent comments about Dak.
Feb 25, 2020
Hour 2: NBA's Best
1991
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Marc Spears debate if the Clippers are unraveling, who's the best team in the NBA and what you remember most about Kobe.
Feb 24, 2020
Hour 1: Kobe's Impact
3041
Stephen A, Max, Paul Pierce and Ice Cube debate what the Lakers' win vs the Celtics means, if they were shocked by Wilder's TKO and what was Kobe's impact.
Feb 24, 2020
Hour 2: Wilder v Fury II
2644
Stephen A. Max, Timothy Bradley and Laila Ali debate what Tua was thinking with his comments, if the KD, Kyrie duo will live up to expectations and who will win the big fight!
Feb 21, 2020
Hour 1: Best In The World
2155
Stephen A. Max and Timothy Bradley debate if Joel Embiid is the best in the world, if the Rockets are title contenders and what are the keys to victory for Wilder and Fury.
Feb 21, 2020
New Looks
3108
Stephen A. & Max are live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the Wilder vs Fury fight. The crew talks the new proposed NFL playoff and Andre Ward joins the show.
Feb 20, 2020
Live From Las Vegas
1668
Stephen A. & Max are live from the MGM in Las Vegas for the Wilder vs. Fury fight. The crew talks the Lakers and Andre Ward joins to talk the fight.
Feb 20, 2020
VP Irving
3209
Stephen A. & Max react to Kyrie Irving being voted NBPA VP, question if the Rockets have enough to win it all, debate if Steph Curry should return this season and more.
Feb 19, 2020
New Clipper In Town
1882
Stephen A. & Max debate the impact of the Clippers signing Reggie Jackson, tell us how MLB should fix the cheating controversy and ask if Drew Brees' return makes the Saints favorites to win it all.
Feb 19, 2020
Carrying It
1897
Stephen A, Max, Mel Kiper Jr, and Jalen Rose debate if Embiid or Jimmy Butler's team can go deeper into the playoffs, who will be the first QB drafted and much more!
Feb 18, 2020
Checking Optics
2915
Stephen A, Max and Ben Affleck debate how Myles Garrett looks after Mike Tomlin's interview, if LeBron or Kawhi will have the bigger impact down the stretch and much more!
Feb 18, 2020
Hour 2: Was Aaron Gordon Robbed?
2624
Stephen A, Max and Mike Tomlin discuss whether Mason Rudolph has gotten a fair shake, if Aaron Gordon got robbed in the dunk contest and much more.
Feb 17, 2020
Hour 1: ASG Recap
2403
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate how great the All-Star game was, if MLB botched the Astros scandal and if Brad will stay with the Patriots.
Feb 17, 2020
Windy City
2974
First Take is live from Chicago for NBA All-Star Weekend. Guests are Chicago Sky star Diamond DeShields, Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade, rapper Common, & Bulls PG Zach LaVine.
Feb 14, 2020
Battleground
1735
First Take is live from Chicago for NBA All-Star Weekend, the crew reacts to Myles Garrett's allegation and previews the celebrity all-star teams with Stephen A. & Michael Wilbon.
Feb 14, 2020
Who's On Top
2608
Stephen A, Max, Lil Rel and Trae Young debate if the Pistons were better than the Bulls, the best athletes from Chicago and Stephen's A List.
Feb 13, 2020
New Spot
2242
Stephen A, Max, Isaiah Thomas and Scottie Pippen debate if LeBron and AD are enough for the Lakers, if Giannis is the best and if the Astros' were punished enough.
Feb 13, 2020
That Is Over
2190
Stephen A, Max and Teddy Bruschi debate if Myles Garrett's suspension was fair, how far the Rockets can go and what the Cowboys' should do with Dak.
Feb 12, 2020
Confidence Is Key
2892
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Vernon Davis debate if we should be confident in the 76ers, if Zion can win R.O.Y. and what's next for Cam Newton.
Feb 12, 2020
Hour 2: Steve Stoute
3176
Stephen A. & Max talk to rebranding consultant for the Knicks Steve Stoute, question if Philip Rivers is still an NFL starter and more.
Feb 11, 2020
Hour 1: Trading Embiid
29:34
Stephen A. & Max debate if Kawhi would have had a better chance to win a championship with the Raptors, should the 76ers trade Embiid, & should LeBron consider load management.
Feb 11, 2020
Going Small?
30:33
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Bobby Carpenter and Sean Farnham debate if the Cowboys or Steelers are more likely to make the playoffs, if the Sixers can win it all and if small ball works.
Feb 10, 2020
The Real Problem In Philly
50:02
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Bobby Carpenter debate if Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are the Sixers' problem, if Dak Prescott or Tom Brady would be better for Dallas and much more!
Feb 10, 2020
Hour 2: Frank Clark
42:32
Max, Emmanuel Acho, Jay Williams, Frank Clark and Damon Jones debate if the Chiefs can repeat, how bad James Dolan is for the NBA and if the Lakers should have made a trade.
Feb 07, 2020
Hour 1: Believing In The Sixers
39:11
Max, Emmanuel Acho, Jay Williams and Damon Jones debate if we should believe in the Sixers, if small ball can work for Houston and who's the favorite after the deadline.
Feb 07, 2020
All In
42:42
Stephen A, Max, Foxworth and Damon Jones debate if the Heat should go all in, who the Sixers should want to lead them and if Tom Brady is calling too much attention to himself.
Feb 06, 2020
Do It Again
38:40
Stephen A, Max, Dominique Foxworth and Jay Williams debate how much pressure is on Mahomes to repeat, if the Rockets going small ball is smart and much more!
Feb 06, 2020
Hour 2: Jon 'Bones' Jones
52:53
Stephen A. & Max talk to SB-winning QB Doug Williams & The Undefeated's Jason Reid about the black quarterback, UFC's Jon Jones joins to talk about his upcoming fight, & more.
Feb 05, 2020
Hour 1: What's Next For Knicks?
28:07
Stephen A. & Max debate if LeBron can keep up this level of play, what should the Knicks do next, plus, SB-winning QB Doug Williams & The Undefeated's Jason Reid join.
Feb 05, 2020
Hour 2: Franchise Dak
40:53
Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady on the Raiders makes sense, is it smart for the Cowboys to put the franchise tag on Dak Prescott, and more.
Feb 04, 2020
Hour 1: MJ Level
42:39
Stephen A. & Max debate if Pat Mahomes will reach MJ level, question what is the problem with the 76ers, and Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft.
Feb 04, 2020
Looking Ahead
37:56
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman debate if the 49ers should be blamed for a collapse or if the Chiefs should be praised for a comeback. Also, how should Kyle Shanahan be viewed after the loss?
Feb 03, 2020
Chiefs Get It Done
43:05
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman react to the Chiefs winning Super Bowl LIV, question if Pat Mahomes is the most valuable athlete in sports and grade Jimmy G's performance.
Feb 03, 2020
Let Them Talk
48:33
The crew is in Miami prior to Super Bowl LIV. Redskins HC Ron Rivera stops by, the guys talk Cowboys, plus, Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller joins the debate.
Jan 31, 2020
Who Will Win?
28:24
The crew is in Miami prior to Super Bowl LIV. They make their picks for the big game, react to Tom Brady's cryptic tweet and Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey stops by.
Jan 31, 2020
The Big One
54:08
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Adam Thielen, Steve Harvey and Sean Payton preview more on Super Bowl 54. They guys also debate Richard Sherman's recent comments to the NFL.
Jan 30, 2020
Feeling The Heat
27:51
First Take is live from South Beach as Stephen A. and Max discuss if they trust the 49ers' defense against Mahomes. Derrick Henry also joins the show.
Jan 30, 2020
Hour 2: On the Line
41:42
Live from Miami, Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark, Saquon Barkley and Rick Ross discuss whether Jimmy G. or Pat Mahomes have more to gain from winning the Super Bowl and if Barkley misses Odell Beckham. Plus, Stephen's A List!
Jan 29, 2020
Hour 1: Who Will Win?
37:19
Live from Miami, Stephen A., Max, Marcus Spears and Brian Dawkins discuss who will win the Super Bowl, if too many players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the beef between Terrell Owens and Donovan McNabb.
Jan 29, 2020
Taking Responsibility
30:41
Stephen A. and Max are joined by Tim Legler as they react to LeBron taking on responsibility to continue Kobe's legacy and reflection on the reactions to the tragedy.
Jan 28, 2020
Continuing To Remember
35:14
First Take continues to mourn Kobe's death as they discuss what they think of the league postponing Lakers-Clippers. Bart Scott also joins to give a Super Bowl preview.
Jan 28, 2020
The Life Of Kobe
39:41
Stephen A. and Max are joined by several others to discuss personal stories of Kobe, what he meant to the Lakers and his impact on and off the court.
Jan 27, 2020
Remembering Kobe
44:23
First Take mourns the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the victims of the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Jan 27, 2020
Is It Great?
49:49
First Take reacts to Eli Manning's retirement press conference and if he had a Hall of Fame career. The guys also debate McNabb's recent comments on Terrell Owens.
Jan 24, 2020
Forward Looking
37:15
Stephen A. and Max discuss how Brady should respond about his playing future. Also, Andre Iguodala joins the show to discuss the news around the NBA.
Jan 24, 2020
Filling Shoes
42:33
Stephen A., Max, Matt Barns. Domonique Foxworth and Jay Williams debate if the Pelicans can make the playoffs, if Dak should take a lower deal and can Daniel Jones fill Eli's shoes.
Jan 23, 2020
The Arrival
37:50
Stephen A., Max, Jay Williams and Damien Woody debate how Zion looked in his debut. Plus, if Jimmy Butler can win a championship and if Mahomes or Reid need a Super Bowl win more.
Jan 23, 2020
Taking The Lead
43:10
Stephen A., Max, Domonique Foxworth, Jay Williams and Ryan Clark debate if Jeter was the best leader ever, if the Cowboys owe Dak and if Zion can catch Ja Morant.
Jan 22, 2020
Problem Reaction
38:02
Stephen A., Max, Jay Williams and Domonique Foxworth debate if Zion will lead the Pelicans to the playoffs, how the Kansas and Kansas State players should be punished and much more!
Jan 22, 2020
Fitting In
40:29
Max and guest host Marcus Spears debate if Jason Garrett is bad for the Giants, question who should be the Patriots QB next season and more.
Jan 21, 2020
Concerning
41:21
Max and guest host Marcus Spears debate if there's concern with the Lakers, discuss who is the MVP of all sports and question if the Patriots made a mistake trading Jimmy G.
Jan 21, 2020
The Next Stop
50:57
Stephen A. and Max debate where Tom Brady should play next season, question if the title window for Aaron Rodgers has closed and react to Darrelle Revis calling out Richard Sherman.
Jan 20, 2020
Best QB Ever?
33:02
Stephen A. and Max debate if Patrick Mahomes is the best QB ever, talk about if it's time to give Jimmy G credit and question if Mahomes' weapons are the reason he's so great.
Jan 20, 2020
Perspective
44:32
Stephen A., Max and Louis Riddick debate how we should look at Odell now, what a loss would mean for Mahomes and Stephen A. responds to Antonio Brown.
Jan 17, 2020
How Bad?
37:23
Stephen A., Max, Emanuel Acho and Chael Connen debate who will win the NFL Conference Championships, how bad the Astros' scandal is, and if Conor McGregor is still great.
Jan 17, 2020
For Real?
44:06
Stephen A., Max, Damien Woody and Dominque Foxworth debate if the Rockets are contenders, what a loss means for Aaron Rodgers and how we should look at OBJ.
Jan 16, 2020
Talking Trouble
38:16
Stephen A., Max, Damien Woody, Jessica Mendoza and Michael Bisping debate if Kyrie is the Nets' problem, what the Mets should do with Beltran and if Conor McGregor is back.
Jan 16, 2020
Building Blocks
51:15
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Marcus Spears to debate if they have a problem with the Cowboys' structure. Cowboy Cerrone also joins the show.
Jan 15, 2020
Next Steps
32:20
Stephen A. and Max react to the Alex Cora out in Boston, if Stefanski should be all in on Baker and Luke Kuechly retiring from the NFL.
Jan 15, 2020
Hour 2: Astros' Fallout
51:54
Max and Stephen A. debate if Floyd Mayweather and Connor McGregor would be a waste of time, Antonio Brown's recent incident with the police and more on the Astros drama.
Jan 14, 2020
Hour 1: Proving Ground
30:35
Stephen A and Max face the gloating from Ryan Clark and Marcus Spears as they discuss what LSU proved last night and if Trevor Lawrence was to blame for the loss.
Jan 14, 2020
The Final Showdown
53:46
The fun continues from New Orleans ahead of the CFP National Championship game with Paul Finebaum, Dexter Lawrence, Ryan Clark and Marcus Spears all joining the show to preview the matchup and more.
Jan 13, 2020
Don't Call It A Comeback
25:10
The crew is live from New Orleans for the CFP National Championship game. Tim Tebow joins to react to the Chiefs' comeback win over the Texans and preview the National Championship. Plus, Leonard Fournette joins the show.
Jan 13, 2020
Stay Or Go
29:36
Stephen A., Max, Marcus Spears and Tim Tebow debate if Rodgers or Wilson will win on Sunday, if Tom Brady would go to Dallas and if Clemson or LSU will win the CFP Title.
Jan 10, 2020
True Leaders
50:13
Stephen A., Max, Marcus Spears and Jay Williams debate who is more important to their team Mahomes or Watson Plus, if KD looks bad for Twitter beef and Captain Kirk vs Jimmy G.
Jan 10, 2020
Problem Solver
35:49
Max, Stephen A. and Domonique Foxworth debate if KD should clap back at fans, if Rodgers can win another chip and if the Rooney Rule can be fixed.
Jan 09, 2020
Run The Town
47:40
Max, Damien Woody, Stephen A. and Jason Williams debate if McCarthy can win it all in Dallas, if Lamar can run past the Titans and if Josh McDaniels should stay or go.
Jan 09, 2020
Solving Problems
50:03
First Take goes into a deep discussion on how the NFL can fix the lack of minority coaching hires and Paul Finebaum joins the show to discuss Clemson vs. LSU.
Jan 08, 2020
Making A Statement
30:25
Stephen A. and Max talk Anthony Davis' injury, if McCarthy makes the Cowboys favorites and who has the most to lose on divisional weekend.
Jan 08, 2020
New Judge In Town
55:10
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Dan Orlovsky debate what Sunday's loss says about Carson Wentz and the crew reacts to the Giants hiring Joe Judge as head coach.
Jan 07, 2020
Coaching Vacancies Filled
29:25
Stephen A. & Max Kellerman talk about the Cowboys hiring Mike McCarthy, react to Matt Rhule going to the Panthers and more. Plus, Max & Dan Orlovsky go head-to-head about Carson Wentz.
Jan 07, 2020
Hour 2: Wild Card Weekend
51:33
Stephen A. & Max give more reaction to the Cowboys hiring of Mike McCarthy, question if Clowney's hit on Carson Wentz was dirty, and more debate from Wild Card weekend.
Jan 06, 2020
Hour 1: Should Brady Retire?
31:40
Stephen A. & Max debate if Tom Brady should retire. Plus, the crew reacts to the Cowboys hiring Mike McCarthy as head coach.
Jan 06, 2020
Hour 2: Need It More
41:11
Domonique Foxworth, Bart Scott, Damien Woody and Chiney Ogwumike debate if Brees or Cousins needs to win more, if Zion will play this year and if the Cowboys can win it all.
Jan 03, 2020
Hour 1: Who's Next?
37:49
Domonique Foxworth, Bart Scott, Marcus Spears and Bobby Carpenter debate who should coach the Cowboys next, if the Patriots are done and if the Browns are a good job.
Jan 03, 2020
Hour 2: Brady vs. Tannehill
44:43
Damien Woody, Domonique Foxworth, Bart Scott, Chiney Ogwumike and Emmanuel Acho discuss David Stern's legacy, this weekend's Tom Brady/Ryan Tannehill matchup and some bold predictions for 2020 in the sports world.
Jan 02, 2020
Hour 1: David Stern's Legacy
35:53
Damien Woody, Domonique Foxworth, Jalen Rose, Chiney Ogwumike and Emmanuel Acho discuss the impact David Stern had on the NBA before debating which teams will win during Wild Card Weekend.
Jan 02, 2020
Hour 2: Athlete Of The Decade
50:22
Domonique Foxworth joins the guys in a heated debate about Dak's impact on the Cowboys coaching decision and if Lebron is the best male athlete of the decade.
Dec 31, 2019
Hour 1: Jason Garrett's Future
29:55
Final First Take of the decade with Damien Woody and Emmanuel Acho as they discuss the countdown to Jason Garrett's future, the best NFC East coach opening and much more.
Dec 31, 2019
Hour 2: Playoff Pressure
44:10
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Dominique Foxworth debate who's under the most pressure in the playoffs, the Cowboys next coach and Joe Burrow vs Trevor Lawrence.
Dec 30, 2019
Hour 1: Blaming Baker
38:39
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark, Dan Orlovsky and Adam Schefter debate if the Cowboys can turn it around, how much to blame Baker and if Wentz has been impressive.
Dec 30, 2019
Hour 2: Luka's Hype
49:35
First Take goes on to discuss if people are buying into the Luka hype, Dak's recent comments and a preview of 49ers versus Seahawks.
Dec 27, 2019
Hour 1: Tim Tebow
30:30
Louis Riddick and Emmanuel Acho discuss the breaking news of Antonio Brown working out with the Saints, NFC East clashes this weekend and Tim Tebow joins the show.
Dec 27, 2019
Becoming Independent
30:09
Damien Woody and Damon Jones recap the Clippers taking down the Lakers last night, if the Rockets are too dependent on Harden and if Dak should get a long term contract.
Dec 26, 2019
Rising Up
43:40
First Take is joined by Victor Cruz to debate Big Ben's possible return next year, if the Saints need home field to win the NFC and can Embiid be the best player in the east.
Dec 26, 2019
Hour 2: Load Management?
47:07
Stephen A. & Max question if LeBron & Anthony Davis should consider load management, can Harden & Westbrook outduel the LA duos, and much more.
Dec 25, 2019
Hour 1: Battle For L.A
27:31
Stephen A. & Max debate how important the Christmas Day match-up with the Clippers is for LeBron, has Kemba made the Celtics better than Kyrie did, and more Cowboys drama.
Dec 25, 2019
Talk Is Talk
53:32
Stephen A. & Max react to Walt Frazier's comments about Wilt Chamberlain, talk about the allegations against Kawhi Leonard's uncle and more.
Dec 24, 2019
Tasting Rainbows
28:35
Stephen A. & Max react to the Packers' win vs. the Vikings, question if Jason Garrett deferring to his O.C. confirms he should be fired and how big of an addition Marshawn Lynch is.
Dec 24, 2019
Hour 2: Stephen A. Santa
42:25
Stephen A., Max and Ryan Clark debate what the Cowboys should do with Dak, Odell's latest drama and Stephen A. has a gift for Cowboys fans.
Dec 23, 2019
Hour 1: Who's To Blame
35:40
Stephen A. Max, Dan Orlovsky and Rex Ryan debate who's more to blame for the Cowboys loss to the eagles, what Brady proved on Saturday and more!
Dec 23, 2019
Taking Flight
51:20
Mike Missanelli joins Stephen A. and Max to debate if Carson Wentz is elite and the greatest athletes of all time in Philadelphia. Philly Native Kevin Hart also joins the show.
Dec 20, 2019
Closing Out
25:20
First Take is live from Philly as they discuss the NFC East rivalry matchup, if Stephen A. changes his mind on Giannis and if Josh Allen will out-perform Tom Brady.
Dec 20, 2019
Looking Ahead
41:42
Stephen A, Max and Michael Irvin debate if the Cowboys can win the NFC East, if LeBron is a threat to Giannis for MVP and if the Pelicans have reason for optimism.
Dec 19, 2019
Dealing With It
38:12
Stephen A, Max and Damien Woody debate if Dak's injury will affect the game Sunday, if opponents should disrespect LeBron and if the Browns can turn it around.
Dec 19, 2019
Hour 2: Penalize The Pats
42:59
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Eagles can handle the Cowboys, question if the NFL needs to penalize the Patriots hard, and more.
Dec 18, 2019
Hour 1: Anthony Davis
38:35
Stephen A. & Max debate if Jerry Jones is replaceable, react to Tom Brady not being selected for the Pro Bowl, and the crew talks to Lakers superstar Anthony Davis.
Dec 18, 2019
Hour 2: Pressure in the NFC East
41:00
Stephen A. & Max question if the loss means people should pump the brakes on Jimmy G praise, question if the Cowboys or Eagles are under more pressure, and more.
Dec 16, 2019
Hour 1: Punishment Coming?
41:07
Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys dominate showing against the Rams, debate if it's time to give Carson Wentz praise, and question if the NFL should punish the Patriots.
Dec 16, 2019
Hour 2: The Heat Is On
40:05
Stephen A. Max and Damien Woody discuss Sunday's Cowboys/Rams matchup. Stephen A. also explains why he's excited about the Miami Heat. Plus, will James Harden score 100 points in a game this season?
Dec 13, 2019
Hour 1: Lamar's MVP Case
39:14
Stephen A. Max, Louis Riddick and Mina Kimes debate Lamar Jackson's MVP candidacy, if the Pats should run up the score on the Bengals and if Joel Embiid can maintain a high level of play for the rest of the season.
Dec 13, 2019
Old Home
51:54
Stephen A. & Max react to Kawhi's reception in Toronto, debate if the Rams or the Cowboys are the better team and much more.
Dec 12, 2019
Back Again
28:53
Stephen A. & Max react to the latest Antonio Brown tweets, debate if Lamar Jackson's arm or legs are more important and talk more about Spygate 2.
Dec 12, 2019
Hour 2: Urban Meyer To Dallas?
51:55
Stephen A. & Max talk to Paul Finebaum about rumors of Urban Meyer to the Cowboys and the CFP, react to Troy Aikman's comments on Jerry Jones, and more.
Dec 11, 2019
Hour 1: Spygate 2
28:21
Stephen A. & Max react to Bill Belichick's explanation to Spygate 2, and talk to welterweight champion Terence Crawford about his upcoming fight.
Dec 11, 2019
Can The Knicks Be Saved?
39:19
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Fat Joe debate how to save the Knicks, which quarterback has the biggest injury and if Eli Manning should retire.
Dec 10, 2019
Up To Their Old Tricks? (Hour 1)
43:33
Stephen A., Max, Dan Orlovsky and Mel Kiper Jr. debate the Patriots' cheating allegations, how impressive Carson Wentz was on Monday Night Football, if Joe Burrow will go No. 1 overall and more.
Dec 10, 2019
Hour 2: CFP Rankings
44:44
Stephen A. & Max debate if Clemson should feel undervalued, are the Rams still a contender in the NFC, and more.
Dec 09, 2019
Hour 1: Jimmy G Steps Up
37:25
Stephen A. & Max react to Jimmy G's performance against the Saints, debate if the Patriots got robbed, and tell us if Lamar Jackson has locked up MVP.
Dec 09, 2019
Time For The Show
39:15
Stephen A. & Max talk to Damien Woody about the struggling Cowboys, talk to Tim Tebow about this weekend's college football games and more.
Dec 06, 2019
Mistakes Made
42:52
Stephen A. & Max talk to Marcus Spears about the bad Cowboys loss to the Bears. Did Jerry Jones make a mistake in not firing Jason Garrett? The crew debates.
Dec 06, 2019
Handle With Care
37:21
Stephen A Smith, Max Kellerman, Damien Woody and Domonique Foxworth debate how the 49ers handled the controversy, if this is Tom Brady's last shot and much more!
Dec 05, 2019
Eli The Elite?
46:59
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Victor Cruz debate who will lead the storylines when the Bears meet the Cowboys, if Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer and if the 49ers' response was enough.
Dec 05, 2019
Biggest Issue
34:31
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Paul Finebaum debate if Jason Garrett or Jerry Jones is a bigger problem, if Nick Saban's dominance is over and much more!
Dec 04, 2019
Throwing Down
47:35
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and David Pollack debate what the NBA should do about Harden's blown dunk call, if Cam's out in Carolina and if Clemson should make the playoff.
Dec 04, 2019
Apology Time
33:52
First Take has a deep discussion on the current state of the Cowboys with Jerry Jones' recent comments, if Max owes Carmelo an apology and if Brady is lost without Gronk.
Dec 03, 2019
Big Time Moments
40:48
Stephen A. and Max and Dan Orlovsky discuss if Kirk Cousins is ready for primetime and a heated debate ensues about who's to blame for the Eagles' struggles.
Dec 03, 2019
Bald Eagles (Hour 2)
52:40
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman debate who is the most to blame for the Eagles' issues, question if the Patriots should bring back Antonio Brown and much more.
Dec 02, 2019
Losing His Touch? (Hour 1)
30:35
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman react to Tom Brady's performance in the loss to the Texans, debate what Freddie Kitchens' t-shirt choices say about him, and react to the Ravens' win over the 49ers.
Dec 02, 2019
Hour 2: Who's In?
20:24
Stephen A Smith, Max Kellerman and Tim Tebow debate if Alabama can still make the playoff, if the Texans can stop the Patriots and if the Cowboys are done after this loss.
Nov 29, 2019
Hour 1: Trouble in Big D
38:49
Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Louis Riddick debate if the Cowboys should fire Jason Garrett now? Plus, if Jimmy G or Lamar has to do more for their team and much more!
Nov 29, 2019
Hour 2: AD's Return
51:34