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Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his "One Big Thing" segment on SportsCenter. SVP will take deep dives with guests and topics in an entertaining way that only…

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    • Sep 14, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 46m AVG DURATION
    • 71 EPISODES

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    USC is the Hard Rock of the 90's

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 46:57

    SVP and Stanford Steve react to Clay Helton being fired and what the future holds for USC. A recap of the NFL including why it's a pain to play the Chiefs, Buffalo's week 1 struggles, rookie QBs and more. And, Here's What I Hate has SVP telling a fan base to calm down and play some Earth, Wind and Fire

    Hammered & Hostile

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 48:56

    SVP and Stanford Steve react to week 1 of the college football season that saw Randy Edsall retiring, McKenzie Milton's comeback upset fans & more. Then, what games in the NFL they have their eyes on for week 1. Finally, Here's What I Hate

    The Source

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 55:17

    College football is here and SVP and Stanford Steve preview the season and take a look at some big games in week 1. What's going on with Bishop Sycamore? Plus, Here's What I Hate that includes crabgrass, emails and picking up your kids from school

    Inky Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 42:45

    Inky Johnson was a star at Tennessee before permanently paralyzing his right arm. After the injury he found a new calling, as a motivational speaker. SVP chats with him about how he found his new purpose, his message and a whole lot more

    I Need To Mock

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 57:12

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about the humidity, mock drafts, tv shows and Here's What I Hate. Plus, Pat Forde joins the guys to chat about the Olympics, what it was like covering his daughter swimming in the Olympics and a whole lot more

    Maya Moore

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 18:28

    SVP chats with Maya Moore about stepping away from the game of basketball to fight for Jonathan Irons, who was wrongly convicted. While fighting for Irons' freedom, the two fell in love and after he was freed, they got married.

    Lie To Your Child (It's Fine)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 53:32

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about Chick-fil-A, the Bucks winning the NBA Finals, swim life in the DMV & Conference Expansion. Plus, Collin Morikawa joins the podcast to chat about his win at The Open Championship, changes he made to win, drinking out of the Claret Jug & more

    Keep Your Poise

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 52:32

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about Yacht Rock, letting their kids fight in the UFC and dealing with traffic. Plus, NBC Golf Analyst Steve Sands joins the podcast to chat about The Open Championship, the Olympics, pizza and more

    Water Park Wednesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 42:05

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about doing things they don't like to make their kids happy. Plus they chat about device time for their kids and making sure everything is charged. Here's what I hate and a bonus, what I like. Oh…and some NBA Finals talk

    Pro Charities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 45:48

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat a little about the NBA Playoffs. Then the two chat about swim meets and how proud they are watching their kids. Plus, Here's What I Hate and Steve needs some help with a few things. 

    I'm Speaking To The World

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 52:21

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter as they chat about his game 7 performance, the team's playoff run, College Park and more. Plus, a recap of the US Open and Here's What I Hate

    Giddy Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 68:03

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about all the injuries going on in the NBA and what's to blame for them. Plus, Here's What I Hate. Lastly, Soly from No Laying Up joins the guys to chat about Bryson v. Brooks, The US Open and more. 

    Entertainment Tax

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 66:54

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about MLB's problem with pitchers doctoring baseballs. The impact fans are having on sports, especially in college baseball. A look at the NBA Playoffs and what to expect going forward. Plus, some parenting advice and what color is American cheese. Finally, Stu Feiner joins the podcast to talk about mulch, the Islanders and gambling.

    The Brotherhood

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 57:23

    SVP & Stanford Steve chat about Steve’s trip to Camden Yards with his 3 daughters on Monday. Then, the Clippers are coming alive thanks to SVP, Dame Lillard is on fire and can the Bucks hang with the Nets. Plus, a look at the relationship between the media and athletes. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Here’s What I Hate.

    Put The Phone Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 39:57

    SVP and Stanford Steve chat about the PGA championship, Brooks Koepka vs. Bryson DeChambeau, the embarrassment that is the Clippers and cicadas. Plus, another edition of What I Hate

    Cabin John

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 30:52

    SVP is at the PGA Championship and after walking the course, it could be a long weekend for golfers if course conditions stay the way they are. Players like Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and others met with the media to discuss the course and you'll hear what they had to say. Plus, it could be tough for SVP this week having to wake up and be on the air at 7am

    Love Is The Answer

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 51:51

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst as they discuss the state of the NBA and problems they are facing because of COVID, tanking, resting and much more. Plus, Stanford Steve has some parenting questions for Scott. And, Here’s What I Hate.

    Thibs Needs A Shape-Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 41:14

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by rapper, author, chef, Knicks fan & movie star, Action Bronson as they chat about the Knicks, his weight loss and a whole lot more. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve are happy this week and they talk about the NFL Draft

    Take Me To Flavortown

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 39:53

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Todd McShay as they break down the draft. Plus, Here’s What I Hate

    The Pick Is Kyle Pitts!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 40:14

    SVP & Stanford Steve are back and chat about the Masters, what to watch now until football starts and Julian Edelman's HOF case. Plus, Here's What I Hate & Scott on the Spot: NFL Draft Edition.

    Let's Go

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 40:59

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the first two rounds of the Men’s NCAA Tournament. The Big Ten’s awful weekend, Pac 12 making a statement and everything in between. Plus, here’s what I hate and Scott on the spot.

    Take A Gap Year America

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 73:46

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by The Undefeated’s Jesse Washington who co-wrote with John Thompson on his autobiography. They chat about Jesse gaining John Thompson’s trust, Allen Iverson, Patrick Ewing and much, much more. Plus, SVP and Steve chat about finally getting a NCAA Tournament after losing it last year and they take a look at the bracket. And, Steve has a bone to pick with construction on college campuses.

    Remembering March 11, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 67:46

    March 11, 2020 is the day the sports world stopped. On that night, Scott Van Pelt hosted SportsCenter as the world changed and joining him on this episode are the people who were a part of that night. Adrian Wojnarowski, Royce Young and Malika Andrews all joined SVP that night to report on what was going on in the NBA. Behind the scene was Marco Alfandary (producer) and Joe Iuliano (director) as they helped guide SVP through that historical night. Those five people along with SVP take a look back at a night they will never forget

    It's Fair Dinkum

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 51:35

    Fresh off his WGC victory, Collin Morikawa joins SVP and Stanford Steve to talk about his win, playing after Tiger Woods’ accident, what he’s done with his winnings and much more. Plus, Steve thinks Phil Martelli is getting too much air time. Meanwhile, SVP has a beef with traffic cameras

    Roundball Rock

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 44:02

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Iowa’s Luka Garza who leads the country in scoring. Garza chats about what it was like going from D.C to Iowa, playing for Fran McCaffery, returning for his senior season & more. Plus, a new feature that has Steve yelling about Roundball Rock and Scott going off on college basketball’s Net Ranking

    Big Brave...

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 44:56

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann as they talk about dealing with COVID protocols, how tough the Big Ten is, paying attention to rankings & more. Plus, should teams sit out of the conference tournament, things kids talk about and SVP’s daughter running a home gym

    There's Only One GOAT

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 45:05


    SVP and Stanford Steve breakdown the Super Bowl as Tom Brady won his 7th Super Bowl but don’t talk about GOAT status around Steve. The guys also get into the impressive performance by Tampa Bay and what went wrong with Kansas City. Why Otis the dog needs protection when he goes outside. March Madness is around the corner but the status of conference tournaments is still up in the air. Finally, the guys chat about the weather and SVP has Valentine’s Day advice. 


    Jeff Saturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 53:21

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Jeff Saturday as he goes down memory lane discussing what it was like to finally beat the Patriots, preparing for the Super Bowl, celebrating with his family & more. Stanford Steve talks about going on a recruiting visit at UNC and his host was none other than Jeff Saturday. Plus, SVP has a Super Bowl story about Chris Berman, Tom Jackson, Mike Tirico and himself.

    The Plane Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2021 44:11

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the good and bad of being a Bills fan, Super Bowl prop bets and Big 12 vs Big 10 in basketball. Plus, Steve explains the GameStop story

    Don't Judge

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 54:32

    SVP and Stanford Steve talk about Bills Mafia, Andy Reid’s masks, if Aaron Rodgers is in the matrix and more from the NFL playoffs. Plus, Tennessee Volunteer fans need to get a grip on expectations. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Steve tries to fix the PGA, NASCAR and college basketball

    Best Team Ever?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 51:54

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss Alabama’s impressive National Championship and the football factory that Nick Saban has created. Plus, Alabama was clearly the best team but college football has a problem and the system needs to be fixed. And, the guys preview this weekend’s playoff games that includes talk about squals, why Steve hates the Saints, Buffalo geography & more

    How Drunk Are People

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 54:33

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Giants being upset with the Eagles and why they need to calm down and maybe get new uniforms. Plus, the state of Ohio might be drunk and will continue to be drunk with the Browns in the playoffs and OSU in the national championship. The guys also preview the NFL Playoffs and try to draft a daily fantasy team for the playoffs….it didn’t go well

    MARCH 11 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 67:08

    Americans woke up on March 11 2020 in one reality and, by the time they went to sleep that night, they were living with a new one. Hear the story of the day everything changed — the day the NBA shut down and the pandemic became real — as told by those who lived it.

    Luke Combs, Country Superstar

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 70:44

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss what exactly happened with Lamar Jackson last night, pitchy pitchy woo woo & the bad beat on MNF. Plus, country superstar Luke Combs joins the podcast to discuss going from bouncer to singer, how he got his first hit, friendly wagers and more.

    Christmas Carols & Duke Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 40:29

    SVP and Stanford Steve start off this episode with a little Christmas karaoke. Next, they get into a discussion about Duke basketball being the most hated team in sports. Then, they get into the latest NFL news and Stanford Steve shares some CFB bowl stories from his playing days.

    Chris Mooney, Richmond Basketball HC

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 37:49


    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney as he discusses dealing with COVID-19, beating Kentucky, playing at Princeton and more


    Bud Dupree

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 35:09

    SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Pittsburgh Steelers’ Bud Dupree as he talks about the rivalry with the Ravens, what an undefeated season means, Big Blue Nation & more. Plus, The Thanksgiving week isn’t the same without all the college basketball tournaments.

    I Need A Driver

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 40:08

    SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the problems they have with the NBA Draft and how an awkward selfie improved SVP’s night. Plus, the Pac-12 made a good decision and will allow teams to play non-conference games. Finally, Scott on the Spot that includes speeding tickets, Tito’s, soup power rankings & more

    Touchscreen 101

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2020 40:41


    SVP is joined by ESPN’s Tim Legler as they discuss the art of using a touchscreen and the performance John King had Tuesday night. Plus, SVP and Stanford Steve have issues hitting their heads on things and being bald isn’t helping. Finally, Scott on the Spot.


    Ketchup v. Mustard

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 49:45

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury as he discusses play calling in the NFL, Kyler Murray’s growth, his amazing house and more. Plus, the guys chat about the Big Ten, OSU’s dominance over Michigan & condiments. 

    We Have A Dealer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 40:10

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by actor/comedian Joel McHale as he talks about hosting ABC’s Card Sharks, being mistaken for Daniel Tosh, walking on the football team at Washington & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes the Big Ten, Poop Town and Lyman Orchards. 

    Get The Ball To Number 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 39:17

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Houston Cougars’ HC Dana Holgorsen as they discuss dealing with COVID-19 protocols, high powered offenses, his wardrobe & more. Plus, Steve talks about things he doesn’t understand including fireworks and red lights in D.C

    Down & Across

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2020 42:49

    SVP & Stanford Steve discuss exactly how football square pools work because for some reason SVP always messes it up. The two talk about what they miss the most about Connecticut and are looking for assistance to fix this problem. Plus, the college football season feels weird, the Steelers look good and Aaron Rodgers is on fire & more.

    Duncan Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2020 47:33

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Miami Heat’s Duncan Robinson as he talks about the playoffs, life in the bubble, his career trajectory and more.

    Get To The Choppa

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2020 56:13

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Spencer Hall who will be on SEC Network’s Thinking Out Loud this year as they discuss milk, feeling bad for Missouri, missing out on tailgating and more. Then, Scott & Steve discuss all the injuries going on in the NFL and the impact fantasy football has had on how fans handle players getting injured. Finally, Scott on the Spot.

    Science Is Always Changing

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2020 37:47

    SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what happened this past week in college football and the impact contact tracing is having on teams. Then, the two discuss if the NFL games seemed flat without fans in attendance and how the NFL always seems to win. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes Maryland’s state flag, chocolate and peanut butter, 100 Grand candy bars, drafting fantasy teams & more

    Levy Lounge

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 31:08

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by the new voice of Monday Night Football, Steve Levy. The guys discuss what it’s going to be like when he hears the iconic MNF music, working with Brian Griese & Louis Riddick, what it will be like calling games in empty stadiums & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot….AFC Edition

    Off To Wyoming

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 44:50

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Chris Cooley as they preview the NFL season, breakdown the NFL East and discuss what’s going on in Chris’ life. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what they would do if they didn’t have to work. 

    Hot Takes with Bill Barnwell

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 47:44

    SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPN’s Bill Barnwell as they preview the upcoming NFL season and chat about fantasy football. Plus, SVP calls an audible and puts Bill on the spot

    Oh, hey...we're back

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2020 37:29

    SVP & Stanford Steve are back and officially living in Maryland. The guys discuss their new studio in D.C and things that will make Scott happy including a Chipotle that’s six minutes away, a fridge for his Diet Cokes and he has an office. Next, they talk about the mess going on in college football and compare it when their kids keep asking for something and the answer never changes. Charlie interrupts the podcast screaming but Scott isn’t sure what’s going on and then they get back in to what the future holds for the conferences who are still planning on playing this fall. Finally, Scott on the Spot

    See You In August

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2020 24:58

    SVP has reached summer break and he rambles on about what it’s been like doing a show the past few months without sports as he also gets ready to move back home. It’s not goodbye….it’s see you in August when SVPod returns 

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