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Welcome to 'Edge of the Bench', a free flowing sports podcast that brings to life the group chat everyone has with their friends. We discuss the big topics across sports and the teams that matter to us. Hosted by Joe Khan, Paul Koterba and Mike Warwick. Part of the Walk-Ons Network.

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    • Oct 20, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 55m AVG DURATION
    • 58 EPISODES


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    Laughing at our Rivals

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 55:28

    Saturdays and Sundays continue to give the guys mixed feelings as Mike and Paul begin with the disaster in London. They talk Dolphins vs. Jaguars and discuss where the Miami Dolphins go from here. The guys discuss FSU vs. UMASS while having a lot of laughter at the despair in Gainesville and Coral Gables. The guys close it out with the return of the NBA and what to expect from the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Tua the Rescue

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 60:05

    Another Saturday and another FSU victory has the guys excited and ready to run through a wall for Mike Norvell. They talk FSU vs. UNC and Sam Howell's amazing failure against the Seminoles. Mike and Paul discuss the horrendous stretch from the Miami Dolphins and if Tua can turn this season around Sunday. The guys close with quick thoughts on the USMNT and what needs to be done Wednesday against Costa Rica and going forward. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Game of Inches

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 78:36

    A positive Saturday has given the guys new life as they go over FSU's first victory of the season against Syracuse. They look at what went right and wrong before giving a preview of FSU vs. UNC this Saturday. To close, an annoyed and angered Mike and Paul get into the disastrous Sunday for the Miami Dolphins and what in the world they do from here. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Sucks to Suck

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 62:11

    An absolute disastrous two weeks for the guys on the football field and they are here to help each other cope. FSU is terrible, the Dolphins are slumping and the guys are here to talk through it.  Will it get better? The guys discuss and it gets heated! Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    What in the Hell?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 55:52

    The guys get together to discuss the debacle in Tallahassee. The loss to Jacksonville St. has them feeling angry and ready to vent and they spend some quality time at it. The guys give a small preview of Wake Forest and predict quite the surprising result. Mike and Paul move on to a happier Sunday breaking down the Miami Dolphins victory over the New England Patriots. The guys close with their Upset Picks of the Week trying to improve on an 0-3 outing last week.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Perfectly Executed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 52:47

    The guys reconvene after a wild weekend in Tallahassee. They start by discussing their weekend and the amazing crowd and scene in Doak Campbell Stadium Sunday night. They continue by breaking down the FSU-ND matchup and what it could mean for FSU going forward. The guys celebrate some winners in their Upset Picks of the week before getting into the NFL Week 1 and Super Bowl matchup predictions. They close with a preview of the New England Patriots-Miami Dolphins Week 1 matchup. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    FSU Takeover

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 56:12

    It is finally Game Week! The guys are excited as a trip to Tallahassee is on the horizon, so this week it's all about Florida State football. The guys start with their position room Confidence Meter as they take a peek into what to expect from the 2021 Seminoles. They move on to the final Spears and Jeers of the season as the final records and predictions are tallied. The guys close with their Upset Picks of the week hoping to improve upon last years disastrous record. Get fired up for College Football Saturdays (and Sunday) with this one!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    The Orlando Vikings?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 39:17

    Another week closer to start of football games that matter and the guys are getting antsy. It all starts with Mike and Paul gushing about the progress they see from Tua and the excitement for the 2021 Miami Dolphins. Joe jumps into the action with exuberance for Ange Postecoglou, Celtic FC and their goal scoring prowess. The guys trade banter between Orlando City and Inter Miami, then close it out touching on FSU football and former FSU great Freddie Stevenson.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Miami Dolphins Takeover

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 47:20

    This week Mike and Paul had to kick Joe off the pod as they takeover and preview the Miami Dolphins position groups. They start by giving a quick breakdown of the first preseason game against the Chicago Bears and they close with the position by position Confidence Meter for the Miami Dolphins 2021 season. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    R.I.P. Bobby Bowden

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 59:28

    The guys begin this week remembering Bobby Bowden and all the great things he did as a person and a coach for Florida State University. The guys then talk about all of the FSU camp storylines and how excited they all are for Week 1 vs Notre Dame. Excited about NFL pre-season, Paul and Mike go through W's and L's for Tua and the Miami Dolphins. Joe is exuberant about Celtic FC and Ange Postecoglou and the guys finish by blasting the NBA for the ridiculous tampering rules and their random decisions on when to enforce them. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Told You So

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 55:17

    The guys are rejoicing over the USMNT Gold Cup triumph as they go over the extra time victory over arch-rival Mexico and the entire tournament as a whole. They discuss all the United States players that raised their stock and look ahead to World Cup Qualifiers. Mike gives an offseason Heat Check as NBA free agency begins and Paul joins in to get giddy for the early reports out of Miami Dolphins training camp. The guys close the show with a pre fall camp Spears and Jeers as they go through what figures to be an important Florida State football season.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Two Trophy Quest

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 58:27

    The guys start this week discussing the biggest news in College Football with Oklahoma and Texas' expected moves to the SEC and what the ramifications are for Florida State and the rest of the country. They move on to highlight the USMNT's run into the semi-final of the Gold Cup and how impressed they are with Gregg Berhalter's squad. The guys touch on some big happenings in the Olympics and close it out with training camp opening for the Miami Dolphins. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Winning by Three Possessions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 52:21

    The guys are ecstatic as the start of College Football has ticked under 40 days and they discuss some of the big or not-so-big games of Weeks 1 and 2. Paul moves on to the Gold Cup as the USMNT goes unbeaten in the group stage but Joe and Mike want to see more out of Gregg Berhalter's squad in the knockouts. The guys give their favorite Summer Olympic events to watch as they look ahead to Tokyo 2020. The guys close it out with Pissed Off Paul talking on the Washington Nationals and Congratulating the new NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks. Sorry Mike.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    I'll Stare, Brian McCann

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 42:07

    Joe and Mike begin the show at odds over the Euro 2020 Final and it leads to some intense debate on who and what was at fault for England's failure to lift the trophy. The guys then discuss the USMNT's first match of the Gold Cup and if expectations have changed. The NBA Finals are quickly discussed as the guys are just looking for a close game to keep them entertained. Paul closes it out with a few words for Ronald Acuña Jr. that turns into built up aggression for Brian McCann.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Still Coaching, Dabo?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 53:32

    The NBA Finals are set and Paul begins with his victory lap as his prediction of a Bucks vs Suns NBA Finals has arrived. The guys go over the series and what they hope to see play out for the NBA Championship. The guys move on to Euro 2020 and discuss the 3 teams left as Mike and Joe stand on complete opposite sides of the England National Team. The guys preview what they expect from the USMNT in the Gold Cup and close it out with talk surrounding the NIL in college athletics. Paul then lets out some aggression towards Ronald Acuna Jr.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    It's Coming Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 45:42

    The guys are ecstatic about the great week for Florida State football as they go over the major successes Mike Norvell and staff have recently accomplished. First, the guys break down the unpredictable Eastern and Western Conference Finals by discussing what has gone right and wrong with the remaining four teams. Joe basks in the glory of Orlando City's victory over Inter Miami and Mike feels a similar feeling as England has made their way into the quarterfinal of the Euro 2020. The guys close with their thoughts on the lose-lose Stanley Cup Final and why neither team is the one to root for. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Fort Lauderdale or Miami?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 55:30

    The NBA Playoffs have had many twists and turns and this past week had a lot. The guys are here to discuss all that went down in the NBA and Mike basks in the enjoyment of Philly's failures. All the guys get heated in a discussion around Tua and whether he is treated fairly. Paul asks the important question about expanding the Euro field and the guys close with some major Inter Miami-Orlando City banter as the rivals get set to face off for the first time this season on Friday. Was there a bet made? Listen and find out!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Yokohama F. Marinos

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 53:10

    College Football in June!!…kind of. The guys start this week discussing the news of the College Football Playoff expansion. The guys break down all the ins and outs of the expansion and it leads to a massive disagreement between the 3. Euro 2020 has kicked off and the guys discuss their rooting interests, how much they watch and the unfortunate situation involving Christian Eriksen. Joe gives a little breakdown of Celtic FC's new manager and his tepid excitement at the thought of all goals and no defense. The guys close the show with thoughts on the NBA Playoffs, Mike loving the Bucks losing, FSU softball and the Stanley Cup Playoffs where none of the guys want anyone to win. Football in June? Why not, come join us and listen!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    5 Figures or 4?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 48:11


    The guys are back and it's a somber start for Joe as he breaks down his feelings on the news of Coach K retiring and what that means for Duke going forward.  Joe talks about his love and admiration for the legend and what it will take for him to attend a game in K's final season. The guys move on to the huge victory for the USMNT over Mexico and how excited this has got them for the future of all the young guys in the coming years. Paul gives a shout out to Derrick Rose getting a M.V.P. vote, they discuss the failure of the Depleted Lakers and Mike revels in the Milwaukee Bucks losses in the second round. The guys give their love and shoutout to the FSU softball team and close with FSU-ND trash talk and look ahead to the Labor Day Showdown.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!


    Get Off My Lawn

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 64:05

    Jerseys? We are talking about jerseys? Paul comes into this week fuming about all of the different jerseys being worn in the NBA playoffs and he makes his case for why the traditional look is better. Once the guys are able to settle down Paul, they dive into the collapse of the Miami Heat against the Milwaukee Bucks. Mike dives deep into everything that went wrong for the Heat and why they are not bubble frauds. Mike and Paul then discuss the recent comments from Tua and why it is being made such a big deal. It was a heartbreaking week in the world of soccer as all the guys suffered brutal defeats from Orlando City, Inter Miami and Swansea City. They close the show by discussing the Celtic FC managerial search and look ahead to some bright spots for the USMNT.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    The Admirable

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 50:03

    The guys are back again and Mike is fired up! Mike starts with a strong Heat Check as he breaks down all that went wrong for the Miami Heat in Games 1 and 2 versus the Milwaukee Bucks. The guys cover the rest of the NBA playoffs including Steph Curry and the Warriors failure, Lebron James interesting antics in Game 1 against Phoenix and Trae Young’s hair! Mike is able to switch his mood quickly as Spencer Knight and the Florida Panthers have got back in the series against Tampa Bay with a stellar performance from the young goaltender. Joe boasts about his unbeaten Orlando City Soccer Club and Paul gets amped for the upcoming Promotion Final for Swansea City. The guys close the show with excitement as they look ahead to the summer for the USMNT.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Somewhere Joe Philbin is Crying

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 50:28

    The guys are in a playoff mood and it starts with Paul making a prediction that does not sit well with Mike. Mike jumps right into a Heat Check as he previews the big first round series against the Milwaukee Bucks. The guys then discuss the play-in tournament games and what are the 5 teams they don’t want to see win an NBA Championship. Joe then discusses his hopes of the Boston Celtics failing to achieve a Duke basketball dream. Paul and Mike get ecstatic about the Miami Dolphins schedule release and get into the games they are most excited for. An unfortunate update from the Florida Panthers as Mike is hoping for a huge turnaround as the first round series shifts to Tampa. The guys close it out with thoughts on Orlando City, Inter Miami and Paul gives an update on Swansea City’s promotion hopes. Like Tom Wilson, you are not suspended from this pod, so make sure you don’t miss this one!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    Do You Bidet?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 47:31

    The guys are back and are hyped for the NHL playoffs! The Pan-Wagon is filling up and the guys start by discussing the upcoming Florida Panthers-Tampa Bay Lightning first round playoff matchup! Paul and Joe get excited for Mike’s upcoming playoff beard and why the Panthers have a great shot to beat the cheating Lightning. Somehow the conversation shifts to bidet usage and how many times the guys have used one. Mike finally gives us a positive Heat Check and they discuss Lebron James’ legacy and Russell Westbrook’s place in NBA history. The guys then close the show with all soccer as the banter between Inter Miami and Orlando City picks up, Paul gets excited for Swansea City’s upcoming playoff fixture and which American the guys are rooting for in the Champions League Final. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    All Aboard the Pan-Wagon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 52:23


    The guys have made it back from vacation almost in one piece and they are here to discuss everything from the Miami Dolphins draft. They breakdown the selection of Jaylen Waddle before dissecting the rest of the picks and giving some love/hate for the rest of the NFL. Paul and Mike are called to come to Tua’s defense once again as the Tom Brady vs Bill Belichick sparks a debate amongst the guys. The NBA made news this week as the guys talk about Lebron James and give their thoughts on whether they agree or disagree on the NBA’s new Play-In Tournament. Another week and another somber Heat Check as the Miami Heat are continuing to struggle to get to that next gear. Joe gives us his review of Arizona’s Chase Field and wonders if he should have booked that wheelchair seat. Paul closes it out with his unsolicited, direct thoughts on Tom Wilson and the NHL.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!


    What Came First? The Squirrel or the Clock

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 46:27

    It’s Draft Week and the guys get it going quickly as they take a dive into the players the Miami Dolphins are looking at and what they want the Dolphins to do at #6 and #18. The guys then do a a mini mock draft for picks 1-6 and pick 18 as they hope the Dolphins continue their strong off-season with the selections that will make this pod ecstatic. It’s MLS season and Inter Miami and Orlando City had different results this past weekend so Paul and Mike make sure to jab Joe as the season gets underway. Paul gives an English soccer update as Swansea City clinched a playoff berth and Mike closes the pod with a Heat Check that turns into Heat rant.Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    See You Next Tuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 52:56

    The guys get together again and they start the show with one of the wildest weeks in the world of soccer. They start with the news of the formation and quick dismantling of the Super League and then get into the action from Orlando City’s thrilling 0-0 draw and another opening day loss for Inter Miami. Joe then sends a clear and precise message to Steven Gerrard. The guys get into the NBA as they discuss Steph Curry’s recent insane run and Mike gets heated as the Heat Check has hit a boiling point.  Next, Paul gives a history lesson on Shabazz Muhammad and the 2013 NBA Draft. Finally, the guys close with a look into next weeks NFL draft and Mike and Paul go over their wish list for the Miami Dolphins first 5 picks. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchFacebook: Edge of the BenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    Spears and Jeers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 50:07

    The guys are ecstatic as they welcome football back with the biggest event of April...The FSU Spring Game! The guys give their takeaways from what looks to be a successful event hosted by Mike Norvell and staff. With spring football finished, the guys get into Spears and Jeers and someone on the pod seems very optimistic of where this football season is headed. The guys shift gears and get into the NBA, as Mike gives a brief Heat Check and they debate the usage of the play in tournament and what it means for teams on the fringe of the playoff bubble. Soccer talk closes it out as Paul gives an update on Swansea City and the guys banter on the return of Inter Miami, Orlando City and MLS. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBench Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    Pulse of the Seminoles

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 54:44

    College Basketball has concluded and the guys talk the tournament and if the Final Four lived up to expectations. They congratulate Baylor and then get into the instant classic that was UCLA vs. Gonzaga. The guys move on to the event of the Spring...the FSU Spring Game! All the guys discuss what they are looking forward to and what they want to see out of the Seminoles on Saturday while just being excited to have some football back in their lives. Mike closes it out with the hottest Heat Check yet as Joe starts to burn up. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    Let’s ALL Do The Broony

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 53:07


    The guys get together after the Final Four has been established and look forward to the 3 games that will crown a Champion. They go in depth on Gonzaga and where they come from and how they’ve turned into a basketball powerhouse. The guys break down the upsetting loss for FSU and why they could never get their game going vs Michigan. The US Men’s National team becomes the topic as a couple goals from the young studs create a burgeoning hope for the always polarizing squad and Joe delivers a stern message to the US Youth National Team and manager Jason Kreis. Joe also gives a fond farewell to Celtic legend Scott Brown and Mike closes it out with a Heat Check. Let’s ALL Do the Broony!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!


    Got the Double V

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 48:37

    The first weekend of March Madness has ended and the guys are here to talk all about it. Joe, Mike and Paul get into a few of the big games, some major upsets, what happened to the B1G and the emergence of the PAC-12. Florida State rightfully takes center stage as all the guys are excited with the two victories but bring up a couple points of concern. The guys preview FSU vs Michigan and if FSU can get that statement win. A major disagreement between the guys breakout as they discuss the treatment of FSU by the ACC. Mike updates us on the amazing Upset Pick records and they all close with this weeks Upset of the Week. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    General Greivis says “Onions”

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 46:58

    It’s the best week of basketball and the guys go all in on March Madness. The guys start with the team that didn’t make the tournament, Duke! Joe talks about his preseason prediction of missing the tournament and why everything went so wrong. The guys finally get to a team that is playing this week and give a breakdown of Florida State’s opening weekend. The soon to be busted brackets get revealed as the guys go over their Upset Pick of the Weekend, their sleeper team, their Final Four and the Champion. It’s a weekend of 48 games across 4 days and action from noon to past midnight. General Greivis and this pod wants you to start this weekend listening to this! Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBench Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening! 

    Championship Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 61:12

    The guys get together to begin the Madness that is March in the world of College Basketball. They jump right into the ACC Tournament and discuss if Duke has what it takes to pull a “Kemba Walker”. Paul and Mike share the disappointment of FSU being the 2 seed and look ahead to a possible matchup with Duke. Joe shares his hatred for Maryland basketball before the guys jump into some FSU spring football and what news they will be hoping to hear in the coming weeks. Spuds! That’s right, the guys talk the wonderful potato and give some rankings on what kind of spud they enjoy most. Joe closes with the official end of Celtic FC’s 9 straight league titles and congratulates the new club winning their first in the Scottish Premiership. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    The Field Goal is...No Good?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 47:49

    Football is back and the guys get together to rejoice and discuss some Eastern Washington football and refs fixing their masks! But first, the guys start by talking the final push for a tournament berth for Duke and the possible back to back ACC Championships at Florida State. Mike boasts about the longest NBA winning streak and Paul finally spins positive about the Chicago Bulls! Joe closes with a positive parting for Celtic legend and now former manager Neil Lennon. Don’t miss this pod like the ref misses a made field goal! Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you listening!

    Return of the Blue Bloods

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 56:45

    With only two weeks left in the NCAA basketball regular season the guys dig deep into Duke coming back to life and making a tournament push. Joe rejoices about the win over Virginia and looks ahead to what it will take for Duke to get in the field of 68. The guys all debate how good FSU is and why the national media always doubts the success of Leonard Hamilton’s group. Paul gives his thoughts on Zach Lavine and the Bulls, Jordan Morris’ heartbreak at Swansea and a baffling New York Rangers story. Joe gives his update on Celtic and Mike is still trending up in the Heat Check. Finally, FOOTBALL IS BACK and the guys close this week with their college football team of the spring out of the Big Sky Conference! Don’t be a spud and listen to this!Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    It All Ended with a Mouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 48:42

    The guys get together in a first football-less pod! They start by discussing FSU basketball’s dismantling of Virginia and how good this FSU team really is. The discussion turns to the “opting-out” of Jalen Johnson as Joe can’t hide his pleasure in that news. The guys introduce a new game for Basketball Purist Joe as they have fun guessing one-and-dones from ACC’s past. Joe gives an update in the race for 10 with Celtic and Mike has some positive updates in the Heat Check. The show closes chaotically as Paul gets an unexpected visitor. Make sure to tune in for all of this one! Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Guess the Plumlee

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 53:06

    Super Bowl Sunday came and went and the guys have nothing positive to say. Brady wins another and football is over. They go over the Bucs victory over the Chiefs and dissect what they liked and didn’t like from all things Super Bowl. Paul and Mike attempt to dive into FSU hoops but the lack of playing only gives time for Basketball Purist Joe to rant on Duke. Joe gives unsolicited thoughts on Duke’s play this season, his hatred of UNC and players of Duke and UNC past. Harrison Barnes? The guys close with some soccer talk around Swansea City and Celtic and Mike closes it out with a getting more positive Heat Check. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Never Too Early

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 58:25

    Just days before the Super Bowl the guys give their thoughts on all aspects of the game including commercials, snacks, MVP and a prediction. The FSU football schedule is out and that means an extremely early Ws-Ls where one of them has FSU with how many wins?? Joe starts to slowly raise the white flag for Celtic in Stoppage Time and Paul is excited for Jordan Morris’ arrival at Swansea. Mike closes by giving a Heat Check where this NBA season just doesn’t seem to be going right. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Duke Doesn’t Do That

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 54:31


    The guys get together again to talk NFL Championship Weekend and Mike and Paul’s exuberance of a Bills loss. However, all the guys discuss the unfortunate Buccaneers victory and what in the world Matt LaFleur was doing on 4th down. Mike and Paul celebrate another FSU blowout victory before Basketball Purist Joe comes with a staunch defense of his and America’s coach, Mike Krzyzewski. The guys close with updates from Paul’s Swansea City, Joe’s Celtic and Mike’s Miami Heat. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!


    Drew Breeeeeees to Jameis?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 56:05


    The guys get together to talk about the possible end of Drew Brees career and the rest of the NFL playoff weekend. They discuss how Tom Brady looks and how much they all want Tampa to lose. Mike and Paul get ecstatic about FSU basketball and what the COVID break did for them, as Basketball Purist Joe sets a more somber tone. We get some ‘Stoppage Time’ with Paul and Mike gives a ‘Heat Check’. The guys close this week with some “What are you binging?”Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!


    Slime Kyrie

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 60:58

    The guys get together to talk about the CFB playoff and was this the worst college football season ever? Devonta Smith and Najee Harris catch Mike and Paul’s eyes and they know exactly what they want the Dolphins to do. That continues into the Tua-Deshaun trade talk and all the guys discuss where they stand on the rumors. Wild Card Weekend is recapped including the amazing Nickelodeon game! Joe is down and out on Celtic, while all the guys close with their thoughts on Kyrie Irving. Twitter: @EdgeoftheBenchInstagram: EdgeoftheBenchPart of the Walk-Ons Network Thank you for listening!

    Holiday Hangover

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 55:08

    A debacle in Buffalo starts this pod on a somber note as Mike and Paul discuss the Miami Dolphins falling short and a long offseason ahead. The energy picks up as the guys discuss the CFB Playoff, Dabo and get into a victorious FSU bowl season watching Clemson, Florida and Miami. Joe talks about an odd movie he has seen, FSU classes and what the guys are binging now. Joe closes with some upsetting Celtic talk and Mike gets into the not so good Miami Heat Vice jerseys. Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    ACC Champions(*?)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 55:13

    The guys get together quickly around the Holidays to discuss all the happenings around another benching of Tua Tagovailoa and Mike and Paul get in a heated debate of the situation and why it is a growing frustration. The guys then discuss the College Football Playoff, the disappointing bowl season(28:00) and Joe unveils a big Upset Pick of the Week!(35:00) The first FSU-Duke basketball game is this Saturday and that leads to some banter in a divided podcast(39:00). Joe gives ‘One Minute of Stoppage Time with Celtic’, Mike gives a ‘HEAT Check’ and we get a surprise guest to close the show. (43:00)Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThanks for listening!

    In Gase We Trust

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 75:47

    The guys get together before Christmas to discuss another game that wasn't as FSU's season came to abrupt close. The go over the season that was and what to make of Mike Norvell past, present and future. The guys then get heated over the absurd CFB Playoff Committee and debate why Group of 5 teams even play(20:00). They talk FSU Basketball struggles(42:00) and get into Tua's Miami Dolphins eliminating the New England Patriots(51:00). Joe closes it out with A Minute of Stoppage Time as he congratulates Celtic FC(70:00). #LennonOutPart of the Walk-Ons NetworkMerry Christmas Everyone!

    Spear-Its Lifted

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 64:21

    The guys finally get to celebrate a FSU victory and an epic weekend for Florida State. They talk the victory over Duke and laugh at Miami and Florida melting down in their losses. They also talk FSU landing QB transfer McKenzie Milton and what that means going forward for the program. Basketball Purist Joe derails the pod as Duke basketball becomes the focus and he gives his strong hedge to the rest of their season. Mike has some choice words for Kyrie Irving and the guys close with thoughts on the Miami Dolphins and their Upset Picks of the Week. Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    The Reverse Camarillo

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 64:38

    It’s finally a game week!(maybe) and the guys get together to discuss FSU vs Duke. They start by getting heated about what a Win or Loss could mean for FSU and Mike Norvell. They continue through college football and why other Universities can’t follow the Coastal Carolina and BYU lead. (21:00) The guys move on to the NFL and touch on the shocking Giants upset, the Browns absurd point differential and Mike and Paul have some harsh thoughts on the Jets tank and the Fraud of the Week! (33:00) Mike and Paul then get giddy about the Dolphins vs Chiefs game Sunday and close with a little bit of Basketball Purist Joe. (54:00)Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Dabo Doesn’t Want the Smoke

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 63:18

    The guys get together again to discuss the game that wasn’t (AGAIN) for FSU. Joe gets fired up discussing the end of the season and what FSU can do to get some positive momentum. Mike and Paul briefly discuss the Miami Dolphins ho-hum victory over the abysmal New York Jets (31:00). Finally, college basketball has arrived and so has Basketball Purist Joe. He discusses his beloved Duke as Mike and Paul tout the reigning defending ACC Champions FSU(44:00). Joe closes with a fond farewell to Orlando City’s season and a message to Celtic FC(56:00).Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Tua Much Tua Soon?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 72:50

    The guys get together before Thanksgiving to discuss the weird and interesting weekend. First the guys get heated about the FSU-Clemson postponement/cancellation and the fallout. They have quite a few choice words for Dabo Swinney and try to explain the silliness that surrounded the Clemson positive COVID case. Paul and Mike strongly debate the Tua benching (31:00) and the possible motivations and ramifications of the controversial decision. Finally Joe gets more mic time to discuss his victorious Orlando City Soccer Club in the wild first round of the MLS playoffs.(62:00) A lot of heated discussion and annoyance surrounds this pod!Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    This Pod Eats W’s

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 58:27

    A third straight victory for Tua and fifth for the Miami Dolphins get Mike and Paul giddy as they go over the victory and the opportunity ahead. Paul describes his hatred for bad weather games and the guys talk on Jameis returning to the field for New Orleans. Speaking of FSU, the guys get into another disheartening weekend and look forward to a proper beatdown Saturday. Will Joe get that tattoo? The guys close with the action from the US Men’s National Team and talk the future of this very young core and aspirations going forward. Plus, Inter Miami and Orlando City, MLS Playoffs!Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    UnTUAfeated

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 63:06

    Another week and another win for Tua and Mike and Paul are overwhelmed with excitement. The guys discuss Tua moving to Tua-0 and how close the Dolphins are to contending. All of the guys revel in joy of the Patriots failures and touch on some other key NFL moments including another Fraud of the Week! The Edge then gets to a sour moment as FSU football dominates the discussion. Players leaving and losses mounting, the guys hope but don’t predict a victory this Saturday. Except one. Finally, the guys get to talk about FSU: Basketball School. They guys are pumped for basketball season and it leads to a little FSU vs Duke banter. Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Tua-0

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 58:41

    A victorious Sunday for Tua and the Dolphins meant a rejoice for Mike and Paul as they bask in that winning glory and dig deep into what this start for Tua meant and what to expect going forward. The rejoice continues as they go over the Patriots demise and who is the best team in the NFL right now? The guys then move to college football where Mike boasts about his Texas prediction and we get a Fraud of the Week from Paul. To finish, coming off a victorious Saturday for FSU over the BYE, the guys look ahead to Pitt vs. FSU and predict the second half of the season for FSU. Does Joe really have the best outlook?Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

    Tua Excited for Sunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 52:20

    Mike and Paul can barely contain all of their emotions counting down to Tua’s first NFL start for the Miami Dolphins. They also touch on other notable NFL games including the sinking Patriots and Cowboys. The positivity is difficult to maintain as the guys discuss FSU being blown out at Louisville and the B1G returning to football. They close with a look at the amazing World Series game 4 and all the guys discuss their most memorable games they’ve watched. Part of the Walk-Ons NetworkThank you for listening!

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