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I have a very particular set of takes. Takes I’ve acquired by learning more and more information over a very long career. Takes that I need to share with people like you. If you listen and subscribe, that will be the end of it. But if you don’t, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will tell…

Kyle


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    Memes of the Weekend: Rudy Gobert Traded to TWolves + Anthony Edwards and The Zion Williamson Generation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 57:29

    On this week's Memes of the Weekend, we break down the Rudy Gobert Trade to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for 5 1st Round Picks. We also discuss the Timberwolves bet that Anthony Edwards will be a superstar of the future and the Utah Jazz missing their window and still capitalizing on Rudy Gobert's value. We also discuss Zion Williamson's max extension, and how the baby generation (Luka, Zion, Ja, Ant Man, Lamelo, Trae Young, Darius Garland) are putting their teams in positions where they need to start going all-in to build winning teams around them Subscribe to our new Podcast series. The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts. Episode 1 is out now, and Episode 2 will release on Wednesday, July 6th. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 121: Morgan From Australia's Therapy Bench

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 66:58

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia joins the show to discuss being recently unemployed, trying to fix a car with only YouTube and a tool set, and more household endeavors!! We also talk about the differences in sports in Australia and the United States, the corporatization of sports in the US, and the economics of tickets/merch for Australian Rules Football (It's VERY DIFFERENT that the US). We also discuss a little bit of NBA Free Agency, and Morgan relives stories of her saddest sports heartaches Subscribe to our new Podcast series. The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts. Episode 1 is out now, and Episode 2 will release on Wednesday, July 6th. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Kevin Durant Demands Trade, NBA Free Agency Day 1 + USC/UCLA Join BIG10 Megaconference

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 60:42

    On today's episode, we discuss Kevin Durant's trade demand from the Brooklyn Nets, and the macro-level view for the Brooklyn Nets and Sean Marks' future. We also discuss all the moves and transactions from Day 1 of the NBA Free Agency, including Anfernee Simmons, Lu Dort, the Philadelphia Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, and the rotating door of centers that block shots and play 17 minutes. We also discuss PJ Fleck's abuse of power at the University of Minnesota, and the power imbalances between College Coaches and players. Finally, we break down why the need for labor unions for College Athletes is so important in the aftermath of USC and UCLA joining the BIG10 megaconference Subscribe to our new Podcast series. The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts. Episode 1 is out now, and Episode 2 will release on Wednesday, July 6th. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Stripe Hype Thursday: Dejounte Murray Trade, Ballpark Food, RIP ACC Coastal + Name. That. Stadium!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 89:57

    On today's episode, Blake Jude (@BlakeJude714) from Stripe Hype (@stripehypecincy) joins the show!! We discuss the best and worst value items at MLB stadiums before we get BREAKING NEWS live during the show of the Dejounte Murray trade to the Hawks!!!! We then briefly mourn the death of the ACC Coastal, discuss the Georgia-Georgia Tech Rivalry, and the 4th team in the CFB Playoff this year. Finally, it's the 2nd annual game of Name!!! That!!! Stadium!!!! This time with more stadiums, a new format, and all the chaotic laughs of guessing random corporate sponsorships Subscribe to our new Podcast series. The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts. Episode 1 is out now, and Episode 2 will release on Wednesday, July 6th. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    THE FALL OF THE SPURS DYNASTY EPISODE 1!!!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 43:29

    On today's episode, we have the 1st Episode of my 5 part Documentary Series, The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty, in collaboration with Pounding The Rock, a San Antonio Spurs community. On Episode 1, we introduce the Podcast, and discuss the 40 year history of the San Antonio Spurs dynasty. We tell the story of David Robinson, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobli, Bruce Bowen, and the Spurs 4 Championships during 20 years of dominating the NBA. Finally, we discuss how the Spurs pivoted both in 1999, taking advantage of the NBA's explosion of global talent, and in 2010, needing to pivot from Tim Duncan to a more youthful star player. This Podcast has it's own feed with these links: Follow, Download, and leave 5 Star Reviews for the Full Series, with new episodes released on this feed and here on Take It Easy every Wednesday The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty | Podcast on Spotify CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, NFL and Dan Snyder + MLB Crash Course 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 71:49

    NOTE!!! Kyrie Irving opted into his contract after this Podcast was recorded. We can just ignore the part where I talked about him exploring options was "past the point of no return". Let's say they're now on a 1 year "Last Dance" instead of being done and done. On today's episode, we discuss the news that Kyrie Irving is working his way to the Los Angeles Lakers, and the different ways that he might get there. We also talk about Kevin Durant, the Lakers getting their "get out of jail free" card, the Brooklyn Nets power dynamics, and MORE around NBA Free Agency. We also discuss Dan Snyder's investigation with Congress and the 2nd investigation by the NFL, and the holes in the NFL's defense of Snyder. Finally, it took us 8 days, but we finally got around to our "MLB Crash Course 2022" after the end of the NBA Finals (and now I guess Stanley Cup too) We are starting a new Podcast series tomorrow on Kawhi Leonard, Gregg Popovich, and the San Antonio Spurs Dynasty. Subscribe here The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty on Apple Podcasts CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Deshaun Watson Hearing With NFL/NFLPA Disciplinary Officer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 63:03

    On today's episode, we discuss the news from this weekend that Deshaun Watson's case is being heard Tuesday by NFL and NFLPA joint arbitrator Sue L Robinson. We discuss the history of the NFL and NFLPA arbitration case, Roger Goodell, why the NFLPA legally must fight for Watson, the personal conduct policy, and the fact this is the 1st Time Ever that Sue L Robinson will be called upon to settle a disciplinary dispute. Finally, we discuss the news that the NFL (and presumably Watson's camp) wants this case settled and resolved by July 27th, and why that is increasing the chance of failing to create adequate accountability for Watson's serial sexually predatory behavior. Reporting for this Episode done by WSJ Story from Saturday,     The Washington Post, and Mike Florio's Report From ProFootballTalk (nbcsports.com). Also, here's Florio's report that a full-season suspension would push Deshaun Watson's entire contract back by a year. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    2022 NBA Draft Postgame Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 52:19

    On today's episode, we have LIVE reactions to 1st 2 hours of the 2022 NBA Draft!! We also have coverage LIVE from the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, as the Kings selected Keegan Murray with the #4 Pick. We discuss the idea of passive aggressively telling an NBA team you don't want them to draft you, Paolo Banchero going #1 to Orlando, my confusions with Chet Holmgren, Jaden Ivey, and MORE!! We also discuss Johnny Davis' Taco Bell commercial, prospects I don't know much about, the New York Knicks shedding a ton of cap space, and Oklahoma City adding 3 lottery picks to a roster than only had 3 NBA players on it before tonight. We also got confirmed reports that Kevin Durant might actually leave Brooklyn if Kyrie Irving leaves, which paves the way for my Spicy NBA Summer I was looking for CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Gage Bridgeford, 2022 NBA Draft, Giannis and Jokic, Luka and Dallas + Kyrie to the Lakers??

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 79:33

    On today's episode, we are rejoined by our friend Gage Bridgford to talk about the NBA Playoffs, and the state of the Dallas Mavericks. We also figure out whether the Nuggets have enough to win the Western Conference next year, and the state of the Phoenix Suns. We also discuss Giannis and the Bucks, some of the NBA free agency chatter, LeBron and KD, and MORE!!! I also discuss the 2022 NBA Draft rumors within 24 hours of the Draft, and how Kyrie Irving might be ready to give the Los Angeles Lakers the ultimate "get out of jail free" card CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Deshaun Watson Settlement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 47:23

    On today's episode, we discuss Tuesday's news that 20 of 24 lawsuits filed against Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson settled. We also discuss the timeline of events in this case, humanizing stories of these victims, and accountability for sexually predatory behavior through the legal system and the NFL CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Walter Mitchell Power Hour: US Open, LIV Golf II, Joe Buck, Tall NFL Kickers + Kyrie Irving Free Agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 96:09

    On today's episode, Walter B J Mitchell from the Red Rain Podcast and I discuss the US Open Golf Tournament from this weekend, before having a conversation about the ins and outs of the LIV Golf Tour, which continued one I had last Monday. We also discuss 3 generations of golfers post-Tiger, my continued confusion about why we care so much about Phil Mickelson, Joe Buck and Troy Aikman switching over to ESPN, and who are the tallest kickers in the NFL. I also discuss the breaking news on Monday that Kyrie Irving is going to spend the next 10 days tampering to see what he could get from other NBA teams in Free Agency CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Memes of the Weekend: MIN Timberwolves, James Wiseman, Gregg Popovich + Honestly Nevermind

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 56:54

    On this week's Memes of the Weekend, we discuss the Golden State Warriors and their spending habits, plus the fact that they made the worst draft mistake of the last 4 years and they STILL won the NBA Finals. We also discuss the Minnesota Timberwolves being a minor league basketball team based on a post I had that went viral. Finally, our 11th weekly Jimmy Garoppollo update, a review of Drake's new album, and a discussion about Gregg Popovich and the Spurs Dynasty, in preparation for our 5 part Podcast series coming out in 2 weeks. Subscribe to that Podcast feed here The Fall of the Spurs Dynasty | Podcast on Spotify to get the full Episode lineup (Episodes will also be released on this feed every Wednesday starting on the 21st) CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Morgan From Australia: Warriors Win NBA Finals Postgame Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 66:51

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia joins the show after Game 6 of the NBA Finals. We talk about the greatness of the Golden State Warriors, LeBron and Steph winning 2 of the last 3 Finals post-peak, and break down some stats from Game 6 of the NBA Finals. We also talk about Andrew Wiggins and the Timberwolves, Dell and Sonya Curry, and Danny Ainge and Robert Kraft courtside at the NBA Finals. We also take some "calls" from Boston Sports Radio fans following the Celtics losing Game 6 CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    J.T O'Sullivan Interview + Shohei Ohtani, Aaron Judge + Celtics House Money

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 42:38

    On today's episode, Julian “Ju-Ju” Martinez and I are joined by former NFL Quarterback J.T O'Sullivan from The QB School - YouTube. We talk about the 2021 QB Class headed into their 2nd year, and the fits of the Rookie QBs from this year. Also, I try and comprehend the fact Aaron Judge and Shohei Ohtani are about to leave New York and Los Angeles after being sold as massive stars in those places. Finally, the Celtics are playing with house money in these playoffs, and odds are they might never have a better chance to win an NBA Title than right now, headed into Game 6 CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Stripe Hype Wednesday: Who's the Best Football Player You Can't Recognize??

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 77:56

    On today's episode, Blake Jude from Stripe Hype (@stripehypecincy) and I try and figure out who is the best Football Player we wouldn't be able to recognize. This takes us down a rabbit hole of Robert Quinn's Pro Bowls, Top NFL Cornerbacks, Oregon State Football, the Washington Football Team, and MORE!!!! CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Celtics vs Warriors Game 5 Postgame: LIVE From Chase Center in San Fransisco

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 33:36

    On today's episode, we have an NBA Finals Postgame Show LIVE from San Fransisco, California. We discuss how we stepped on the grounds of the Chase Center less than an hour before the game, before watching it on TV like everyone else. We break down the Warriors Offensive Machine having it's worst 3PT shooting game all playoffs, yet winning with a 67% shooting game from 2PT. We discuss Wiggins, Curry, Gary Payton, and Klay Thompson, before moving on to the Celtics Offensive performance over the last 2 games. We analyze Boston's streaky 3 point shooting performance since the end of Game 4, and break down how Boston can reach 110 points and win Game 6. Also, my shame of yelling at Amin Elhassan before the game walking into the Chase Center, and watching a Finals Game from the concourse of a Giants game CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    LIV Golf, Jimmy G and Baker Mayfield + Podcast Memories

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 54:02

    On today's episode, I graduated College this weekend!!!! I revisit some nostalgic memories from the last 3 years, accomplishing the goal of recording a Podcast every single day for 3 years, and gaining perspective from having a creative project to call my own (Thank you all for supporting our dreams). I also discuss the LIV Golf League and the moral and ethical conflicts around the Saudi Arabian-backed Golf League. Finally, updates on Jimmy G and Baker Mayfield are used as an excuse to play our Jimmy Garoppollo Parody Song!!! CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 120: Warriors vs Celtics Game 4 Postgame: The Steph Curry Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 37:16

    On Episode 120 of WIRED Up, we have our Postgame show after an AMAZING Game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics!!! We do a macro-level conversation about Steph Curry's greatness, before talking about the 17-3 run the Warriors went on to end the game. We also talk about Draymond Green being benched, the Celtics ending the game with 7 straight missed 3's, Jaylen Brown's identity, and the preposterous idea of Andrew Wiggins being the 2nd best player on a Championship Team CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Tampa Bay Rays Pride Night + LGBTQIA+ Rights

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 49:15

    On today's episode, we discuss the story of the 5 Rays Pitchers who chose to not wear Pride Night Logos on their jerseys, citing "faith". I examine the history of faith and denying rights to LGBTQIA+ people, the players making statements answering to their decision, and some of the commonly held misconceptions of "lifestyle choices". We also look into the backgrounds of these pitchers and the "groupthink" perpetuated by people from similar types of backgrounds. We also discuss real LGBTQIA+ issues instead of harping on the straightforward solution the Rays can learn from this debacle. Reporting for this story comes in part from Tampa Bay Times: Most, but not all, Rays show their LGBTQ+ support and 5 Tampa Bay Rays players decline to wear LGBTQ Pride-themed jerseys CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Celtics Warriors Game 3 Postgame: NBA Finals Final Countdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 31:10

    On today's episode, we have Postgame from Game 3 of the NBA Finals!!!! We discuss the Celtics offense having the ball in their court for the rest of the series, suffocating Celtics Defense in the 4th Quarter, and Draymond Green playing the worst NBA Finals game of his career (which is actually like 30 Finals Games!!). Then all of our analysis goes out the window because we hear Steph Curry might have an injury that affects his status for Game 4... CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Deshaun Watson New York Times Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 42:37

    On today's episode, we discuss Tuesday's reporting from Jenny Vrentas: Deshaun Watson's Massages Were Enabled by the Texans and a Spa Owner - The New York Times. We spend a good portion of time discussing the humanizing details in the story, the new detail that 66 therapists gave Watson massages from Fall 2019 until the lawsuits were filed in March 2022, and the Houston Texans enabling Watson to continue some of his predatory behavior. I also discuss how important it is to piece all of the reporting and details from the civil deposition together to give a clearer picture of why we need accountability for this powerful person. We conclude with a conversation about accountability and reach 28 women who, lawsuit or no lawsuit, now detail sexual misconduct, harassment, coercion, and/or assault against Watson CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Jason Patt: NBA Finals Game 2, BOS/GSW Defense, Donovan Mitchell II + Spicy Chicago Bulls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 62:26

    On today's episode, we're joined by our friend Jason Patt from the Cash Considerations: A Chicago Bulls Pod. We talk about everything surrounding the NBA Finals, and the Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell trades that could be looming on the horizon. I also get his thoughts on the Bulls now that their full-year experiment has come to a close, spending $400 million and 3 Draft Picks for 1 playoff win. I also discuss the 23rd and 24th woman Deshaun Watson sued by in latest misconduct claim. Also, here's the Twitter thread I mentioned on the show from investigative journalist Jessica Luther CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Morgan From Australia: Celtics/Warriors Game 2, Donovan Mitchell Trade + The People We Left in the NBA Bubble

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 80:03

    On today's episode, we have Postgame from Game 2 of the NBA Finals with Morgan From Australia (@MorganFromAus). We also talk about the Utah Jazz being at a crossroad with Donovan Mitchell after Quin Snyder left, and we concoct all sorts of wacky trade scenarios while I complain about needing something spicy in the NBA again. Finally, Morgan and I build an all NBA team of "people we left in the bubble", complete with 10 players, 1 Head Coach (spoiler, it's Brett Brown) and 1 sad fish from the Disneyland Lake CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 119: Phil Knight, Official WR Tiers List + Jordan Addison and USC Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 50:31

    On today's episode, Stripe Hype (@stripehypecincy) and I talk about the Jordan Addison transfer to USC, and how both of us are rooting for USC to change the College Football Landscape in 2022 with all the new rules of recruiting and team building. Also, I talk about mega-billionaire Phil Knight offering to purchase the Portland Trailblazers and build a private basketball arena, and I give my official WR Tiers list for the Top 50 NFL WRs CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Celtics vs Warriors Game 1: Maximum Basketball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 28:36

    On today's episode, we recap Game 1 of the NBA Finals, discussing how remarkable a playmaker Jayson Tatum is, even if he's only getting up 12 shots per game. Also, the Celtics shot 51% from 3pt, Steph Curry, the Warriors defensive strategies, and the dominating interior presence of Robert Williams, Grant Williams, Draymond Green and Kevon Looney that will go more unused this series than any of the past ones. Finally, how enjoyable it was to hear Mark Jones on the call for Game 1 of the Finals to give us a new "big game broadcaster" voice CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Stripe Hype Thursday: Baseball vs Football, Running Back Markets, A's and Royals + Stat Padding NFL Hall of Famers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 83:06

    On today's episode, Stripe Hype (@stripehypecincy) and I discuss the state of Major League Baseball, and it's structures of business, attendance and roster-building in relation to the NFL. We also talk about two of the worst teams in baseball, Oakland and Kansas City, and how their organizations operate on the larger picture of baseball. We also have another conversation about how interchangeable the running back position is in 2022, and the amount of Top 10 highest paid RBs that have made the NFL Playoffs. I also revisit my case for Quenton Nelson to enter the HOF tomorrow based on the Aaron Donald and Stephon Tuitt retirement news CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    1st Generation of NBA Parity, Giannis Disney Movie, Aaron Donald II, Miami Heat + Donovan Mitchell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 65:12

    On today's episode, I discuss how the last 3 years of NBA Basketball have gotten a tad bit stale, how I've been conditioned to expect NBA Superstars changing teams over my lifetime, and how "spicy" it would be if even just 1 Top 10 player switched teams this offseason to play with another Top 10 player. Also, Aaron Donald is potentially going to retire, the Miami Heat are eyeballing Donovan Mitchell this offseason after losing to the Celtics in Game 7, and Giannis Antetoukounmpo is getting a Disney Movie this month that I'm sure will be a neutered version of Giannis' actual story growing up in Greece CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Walter Mitchell + Joe Comeau Power Hour: Sports Fandoms and Influences Pt 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 101:27

    On today's episode, Walter B J Mitchell and Joe Comeau return to continue our conversations on sports fandoms, how fans can influence their organizations to instigate change, and the power that writers have in the Sports Media landscape. We also talk about the NFL Salary Cap, Jalen Ramsey, and the Indianapolis Colts QB experiment in the years post-Andrew Luck. Also, I do my best to discuss Jeff Gladney with respect to his tragic death yesterday. Sourcing for the Gladney story comes from ESPN Press Room CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Morgan From Australia: Celtics vs Heat Game 7

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 63:23

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia and I go off the rails talking about the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat Game 7, and all sorts of other weird tangents and conversations CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 118: Miami Heat and Boston Celtics

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 39:53

    On Episode 118 of WIRED Up, the Celtics and Heat are playing Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. I tell the story of the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat's rivalry over the last 15 years. How the Heat have become the Gold Standard of the Eastern Conference, Boston has built the silver standard team, and the Heat always defeat the Boston Celtics deep in the playoffs. Every time there are stakes like this, the Miami Heat get to be big brothers and put the Celtics in their place. Will it happen again?? Also, I marvel at the ridiculous Game 6 performance of Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Sports Story of a Generation: Deshaun Watson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 37:59

    On today's episode, we take another deep dive into the Deshaun Watson Civil Suit, and the victims who have come forward to talk about their experiences to the world and hold a powerful man accountable. We detail new reporting done in the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Episode this week, and the stories of Ashley Solis and Kyla Hayes that were detailed in this story. We also talk about new information presented to me about the nature of some of these women's lawsuits, and the trauma and fear of having to engage with a powerful person again after they exhibit sexually predatory behavior. We also discuss the NFL acting as an accountability measure for powerful people, and the fact they can either let Watson and the Browns get away with their behavior or not. Check out Jenny Vrentas of SI's reporting on A massage therapist's story of Deshaun Watson's inappropriate behavior CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Uvalde Texas Mass Shooting, Celtics/Heat Defense + Colorado Blue Avalanche

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 62:35

    On today's episode, I take another macro-level issue on gun violence and mass killings, and hate crimes in America after the largest school shooting of an American generation Tuesday in Texas. Also, reiterating that I have been resigned for years on mass shootings in America, and others don't have to be because the world is constantly changing. Statistics used in this piece are courtesy of Adam Grant We also talk about the terrible Celtics-Heat Game 5, teams without elite shooting being easily defended by Miami, Boston, and Golden State this playoff, and Joel Embiid live-tweeting the end of Heat-Celtics and setting off NBA fans. Finally, we decide to bail on basketball and watch the Final 5 minutes of Overtime between the Colorado Avalance and St. Louis Blues, talking about Nathan McKinnon, Connor McDavid, and the Tampa Bay Lightning Dynasty CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Walter Mitchell + Joe Comeau Power Hour: Sports Fandoms and Optimism vs Pessimism

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 84:31

    On today's episode, we talk with Walter B J Mitchell and Joe Comeau - The Cardinal Rule about their fun social experiment around sports fandoms, and people being optimistic or pessimistic. I also discuss the changing of generations around sports fandoms in the 2020s and labor negotiations in the NFL. We also talk about sports fandoms and expectations, and how much fun I have rooting for losers in my life. Also, why football for a fan isn't all about winning and losing the way impacting a team isn't the same CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Dieter Kurtenbach: Golden State Warriors Appreciation Post

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 71:42

    On today's episode, we're joined by Dieter Kurtenbach of KNBR San Fransicso again to marvel at the run the Golden State Warriors have had over the last 8 years. They ran an entire generation of NBA Basketball from 2014-2019 by making 5 straight NBA Finals. Then, the Warriors spent 2 years resetting their organization, and with a couple good breaks (Phoenix) are headed back to the NBA Finals 3 years after their last run with Kevin Durant. Also, Dieter and I take a deep dive into my generations list in NBA History, and I discuss the Denver Nuggets President Tim Connely leaving for the Minnesota Timberwolves, in an offseason where Nikola Jokic is 1 year from Free Agency CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Memes of the Weekend: Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler, Jimmy G VI + The Worst Trade in Modern NFL History

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 57:08

    On this week's Memes of the Weekend, we talk about Bam Adebayo going 15/22 in Game 3 for Miami Heat, plus Jimmy Butler getting injured for the Heat. We revisit the last 6-7 games for the Miami Heat, and how they can keep chugging along even with Jimmy Butler injured. We also have our Jimmy G update with sandwich commercials. Finally, the Jalen Ramsey trade could go down as the worst trade in modern NFL history, now that they've used all the draft picks and the assets acquired 2 1/2 years ago CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Mavericks/Warriors, Spurs/Thunder, Nick Saban/Jimbo Fisher + Morgan From Australia Watching Celtics/Heat Game 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 73:08

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia and I start watching the Celtics vs Heat Game 2. The Celtics went on a 47-15 run after she joined the show. Also, I finally concocted my comparison of the 2022 Mavericks vs Warriors series to the 2012 Spurs vs Thunder Western Conference Finals. Plus, the AMAZING beef between Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher that unfolded on Wednesday/Thursday CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Slumpbuster Takeover: US Women's Soccer, Juan Soto, NFL Relocation + Celtics/Heat

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 86:06

    On today's episode, we break down the news that Juan Soto might get traded by the Washington Nationals at 23 years old, and the Washington Nationals' possible calculation. Also, we discuss the US Women's Soccer team and the equal pay negotiated in Collective Bargaining, the possibility of NFL relocation, and a preview of sorts of the Eastern Conference Finals from Julian “Ju-Ju” Martinez. CKSAML Productions | Linktree This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    NBA Draft Lottery Show 2022 + Drew Davenport on Jerry Jeudy and Dalvin Cook Legal Cases

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 85:39

    On today's episode, Drew Davenport joins the show to break down some of the legal details around Jerry Jeudy's arrest and the Dalvin Cook lawsuits from last year. First, we have an hour long show leading up to the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery, my favorite day of the entire sports calendar for some weird reason. We watch the lottery LIVE on the Podcast today CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    3x Super Bowl Champion LeGarrette Blount: Aaron Rodgers, Lamar Jackson, Tom Brady + Judge Judy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 62:29

    On today's episode, we are joined by our friend and 3x Super Bowl Champion Running Back LeGarrette Blount. LeGarrette and I talk about youth baseball, the 2020 NFL Draft class having 8-10 awesome running backs, and the evolution of the Running Back position. We also talk for a long time about the career and legacy of Aaron Rodgers, my belief that Lamar Jackson is the most underrated player in the NFL, and the Tier 2 of QBs that emerged between Big Ben, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan, and Matthew Stafford during the 2010s. We also talk about Tom Brady's $375 million, which devloves into a conversation about Judge Judy making $47.5 million per year from syndicated TV CKSAML Productions LeGarrette is joining us on behalf of LGs Feel Good. You can purchase 100% THC Free CBD Oil for recovery using this link Products – LG's Feel Good (lgsfeelgood.com) This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Morgan From Australia: Bucks/Celtics Game 7 + Mavericks/Suns Game 7

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 59:06

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia and I discuss the magical Game 7s between the Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns. Did the Suns simply run out of gas? Also, the Mavericks and Warriors series reminds me of another series that took place 10 years ago this year in the NBA. We have a very entertaining and silly show for you, making sure to take things one penis at a time CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 117: Philadelphia 76ers Eulogy, Jimmy Butler, Bucks/Celtics Game 6 + Superstar Jayson Tatum

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 41:59

    On Episode 117 of WIRED Up, we say goodbye to the 2022 Philadelphia 76ers, and discuss how the asset cupboard is now officially bare for "The Process". We also discuss Jimmy Butler the superstar, and the Miami Heat's run to the ECF. Finally, Game 6 of Celtics vs Bucks may have been the best basketball duel I've seen since last years Bucks-Nets Game 7. Jayson Tatum goes for 46, Giannis has a 44 PT 20 REB game in just 3 1/2 quarters, and Game 7 might be guaranteed to be a letdown. Also, Jayson Tatum elevating his game as a 24 year old, leading Boston deep in the playoffs CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Chris Kluwe: Adrian Peterson Stories, The NCAA and Higher Education, Student Debt + Vomiting Football Players

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 41:11

    On today's episode, we are joined again by our friend and favorite former NFL Punter Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft). After 16 months, I finally get around to asking Chris some stories from his NFL days, including a "snack" of steak and pasta on the Saturdays before games. He also tells us crazy stories about playing with Adrian Peterson and his RIDICULOUS eating habits. We also talk about players vomiting in training camp, the NCAA and member schools not paying athletes, and student debt as a whole in America. We also talk about systemic healthcare problems in America in the wake of the Roe v Wade decision leak CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Stripe Hype Thursday: Bucks/Celtics Game 5, NFL Unit Chart Game, Fast Food Ice Cream Debates + Name That Coach Gameshow!!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 114:58

    On today's episode, Blake Jude (@BlakeJude714) from Stripe Hype (@stripehypecincy) joins the show to play an official game of NAME!! THAT!! COACH!! We also watch the final 5 minutes of the Bucks-Celtics game together, talk about NFL Draft scouting for 2023, the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers series, and the ACC Coastal. We also have our first installment of "How Bad are the Cincinnati Reds" and a 15-20 minute debate about the best types of Ice Cream. We also figure out what fast-food restaurants don't exist in the Midwest and West Coast of the United States. Finally, we play a guessing game of all the best and worst NFL teams according to Mike Clay's Post-Draft 2022 NFL Unit Grades. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    BONUS: Morgan From Australia is in Shambles After Her Boston Celtics Lose Game 5 to Milwaukee

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 25:41

    On this Bonus Episode of the Take It Easy Podcast, we chat with Morgan From Australia immediately following the Celtics blowing a 6 point lead in 90 seconds to lose Game 5 to Giannis and the Bucks. Morgan is indeed double fisting a cigarette and a vape at the same time, don't worry. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    What the Memphis Grizzlies Do Next, GS Warriors Free Throws + Tom Brady's $375 Million Broadcast Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 67:08

    On today's episode, I discuss how the Western Conference power dynamics have changed in the last 5 years, and how Ja Morant and the Grizzlies could lead a power shift back to the West in the next 3 years. Also, why the Grizzlies need to make a move to upgrade their roster this offseason, using either Jaren Jackson Jr or Dillon Brooks to make it happen. Also, the Warriors having 3 FT shooters shooting 90% led to the last 11 points of Game 4 vs Memphis being made Free Throws. Finally, Tom Brady getting $375 million from Fox Sports, and why him and Peyton Manning are the only people with this level of value to the NFL and it's TV partners CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Morgan From Australia: Al Horford, PHI/MIA, Mark Davis and the Raiders, 2017 NBA Draft + MEM/GSW Watch Party

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 75:33

    On today's episode, Morgan From Australia joins the show to talk about the Al Horford game, how much fun the 76ers vs Heat series is, and why I'm starting to fall in love with this weird Dallas Mavericks team. Also, we talk about Tyrann Mathieu, the Chicago Cubs, and how terrible the 2017 NBA Draft class was between Jayson Tatum at #3 and Donovan Mitchell at #13. I also have a whole bunch of stats about how the Miami Heat have let Philadelphia back into the series, and I break down the story that Mark Davis Fired Las Vegas Raiders Team President for Reporting a Toxic Workplace to the NFL CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Bob Nightengale: Trevor Bauer Allegations + 324 Game Suspension

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 54:20

    On today's episode, we talk to Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) of USA Today about Trevor Bauer's suspension, allegations in the Washington Post, the legal battle over his restraining order, and MLBs investigation results. You can see Bob's full writing on the story here Trevor Bauer can appeal 324-game suspension but his MLB career is over I also discuss the full view of the Bauer case, going back to the initial allegations in June 2021, the 9-month investigation, the legal battle over his restraining order, and the precedent-setting decision to had Bauer a 324 game suspension that will essentially end his MLB career CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    WIRED Up 116: NBA Game 3s Recap on a Sunday

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 28:18

    On today's episode, we break down the happenings across all the Game 3's of the 2nd Round of the NBA Playoffs CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Walter Mitchell Power Hour: 2022 NFL Draft, Hollywood Brown, KC Chiefs, Patriots Way + Salary Capped Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 79:53

    On today's episode, we're joined by Walter B J Mitchell to talk about the Arizona Cardinals trading for Hollywood Brown, and the Baltimore Ravens getting a value play from Brown at pick 25. We also talk about the AJ Brown trade and WR Market, how the Chiefs were supposed to build around Mahomes and Hill and Kelce, regardless of the price, and the NFL becoming a salary-capped sport that forces labor to fight for percentages of a smaller pie in sports. We also talk about Derrick Stingley Jr, Trayvon Walker, Sauce Gardner, the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions trade, Bill Belichick's draft strategy, and MORE!! CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    Slumpbuster Takeover: Dieter Kurtenbach on GSW-MEM + Dillon Brooks, AJ Brown, Deebo Samuel, Kyler Murray + 'The Ant Man' TWolves Parody Song

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 104:56

    On today's episode, I spent 3 hours making a parody song about our beloved crushes, the Minnesota Timberwolves and Anthony Edwards. Then, we're joined by Dieter Kurtenbach from Locked on Warriors and KNBR San Fransisco to talk about the Dillon Brooks flagrant 2 that broke Gary Payton II's elbow, Warriors defense, and a possible Suns-Warriors matchup. Also, our friend Julian “Ju-Ju” Martinez (@JuJuTalksSports) and I talk about the NFL WR Market (before AJ Brown got traded) and Kyler Murray's contract negotiations with the Arizona Cardinals. We also talked 76ers basketball last week with A2D Radio. CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

    DeAndre Hopkins and PED Policing, "Football is Gay", Joel Embiid Injury + DSD in the Morning on Ben Simmons + Donovan Mitchell

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 88:27

    On today's episode, an NFL commercial during the NFL Draft caught my attention during their free advertising time slot. Also, DeAndre Hopkins got suspended 6 games for PEDs, which gives us a chance to have a macrolevel conversation about PED suspensions, drug policing in sports, and changing how we've talked about PEDs over the last decade (especially around steroids in Baseball. Finally, DSD (@dsdsports) TikTok and I talk about Ben Simmons, my Rudy Gobert for Deandre Ayton trade, Donovan Mitchell, and coaching in the NFL and NBA. I'm also upset that Joel Embiid is out for the beginning of the 76ers-Heat series bc of how evenly matched those teams would've been  CKSAML Productions This show is presented by BetOnline Sportsbook. Use Code “BLEAV” for a 50% bonus on your initial deposit

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