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Takeline is a weekly podcast hosted by Jason Concepcion and Renee Montgomery that’s a fast-paced exploration of the NBA and world of sports and culture. Each week Jason and Renee talk about the games, players, controversies and issues that run both on and off the court. The show will be a place for lively debates, guests (experts and super fans), and contributors who will provide game analysis, get deep into the storylines and will give the audience a chance to learn everything they didn’t even know about the games. New episodes every Tuesday!

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    NBA Preseason Begins + NFL Week Four In Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 58:27


    Hello, and welcome back to Takeline! Jason Concepcion is flying solo this week, but has got a great show lined up for you that spans the sports spectrum from football (soccer) to football (NFL) with some NBA in between. Jake Fischer, Senior NBA Reporter for Yahoo Sports, will joins the pod to discuss the latest transactions and storylines around the association as the NBA preseason picks up. Then Jason reunites with his old coworker Kevin Clark, the Ringer's senior NFL writer, to discuss the happenings of week four in the National Football League. But first, Super producer Ryan Wallerson and I will talk talk soccer on both sides of the Atlantic, and then he helps me unpack my disappointment over the Mets' late season collapse in Atlanta over the weekend. 

    The Most Awkward NBA Media Day of All Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 55:12


    Alongside host Jason Concepcion, comedian and podcaster Jamel Johnson (Air Buds, Sorry We Love Football) joins the show to discuss the fracas from this year's NBA Media Day. Later, NBA staff writer Jared Weiss (The Athletic) joins the show to help unpack situation between now suspended Celtics head coach Ime Udoka. The team held a press conference to announce Udoka's suspension Friday. Finally, senior NFL reporter Kalyn Kahler (The Athletic) hops on to recap Week 3 of the NFL season.

    Robert Sarver's Suspension + Brett Favre Defrauds Mississippi + Aaron Judge's Home Run Chase

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 60:34


    On this week's Takeline, Jason Concepcion is back and refreshed from vacation and excited to be back at the helm of the show. Tania Ganguli, NBA reporter for The New York Times joins to discuss the investigation into and suspension of Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, Anna Wolfe, of Mississippi Today, shares her incredible reporting on former Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, who attempted to shepherd a proposal to use welfare funds on the construction of a new volleyball stadium for retired NFL player Brett Favre. The show wraps up with MLB.com reporter Mark Feinsand, who helps Jason put New York Yankees superstar Aaron Judge's triple crown and Yankees home run record chase into context. 

    WNBA Finals Game 1 + U.S. Open Recap + 2022 NFL Fantasy Football Advice

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 69:16


    Welcome to another episode of Takeline! On this week's podcast, Jordan Ligons and Jamel Johnson hold the fort down for Jason Concepcion as he continues to enjoy some well-deserved R&R. The duo discuss the WNBA Finals match up between the Las Vegas Aces and the Connecticut Sun. Then, Ben Rothenberg of Racquet Magazine helps recount events of the U.S. Open, which came to a close on Sunday and finally, and the show wraps up with a fantasy football discussion with Chris Towers of CBS Sports. 

    TITLE: Utah Jazz Trade Donovan Mitchell + 2022 NFL Season Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 77:44


    Welcome to a special post Labor Day edition of Takeline. Jamel Johnson, host of the "Air Buds" and "Sorry We Love Football" podcasts, and Zach Harper of the Athletic host this week's episode while Jason Concepcion enjoys a well deserved week off.  The Donovan Mitchell Saga ended with the Utah Jazz trading the Spyda to the Cleveland instead of the New York Knicks as widely expected, and Eric Walden of the Salt Lake City Tribune joins Takeline to help make sense of it all. Jamel and Zach then preview the upcoming NFL season with Jamel's "Sorry We Love Football" co-host, Dan Hartigan. 

    Chet's Holmgren's Injury + TV Money in College Football (ft. Andrew Schlecht & Nicole Auerbach)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 41:57


    In OKC, it looks like we're heading back to tank town after Chet Holmgren was been ruled out for the season after suffering a Lisfranc injury in his right foot. Thunder reporter with The Athletic Andrew Schlecht joins us with the latest. Then, college football national reporter Nicole Auerbach helps explain The Big Ten's titanic new TV rights deal & what might happen as conferences continue to realign.

    WNBA Playoffs Round One Discussion + Deshaun Watson Suspension Reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 46:29


    On this week's episode of Takeline. Jason Concepcion is joined by Jordan Ligons, host of the Spinsters podcast.  Jamel Johnson joins the duo to recount the WNBA playoff games from over the weekend and share their postseason expectations. Then, Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal will joins the podcast to react to Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's 11 game suspension from the league stemming from his sexual assault cases. 

    The Brooklyn Nets' Offseason Drama

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 53:32


    On this week's Takeline, Jason Concepcion is joined by Zach Harper of the Athletic. Together, they discuss the Detroit Lion's edition of "NFL: Hard Knocks" and the English Premier League's equivalent, "All or Nothing,"  which is focused on Jason's EPL team Arsenal this season. Then, the duo take a deep dive into the Brooklyn Nets' drama filled postseason with Kristian Winfield, Nets beat writer for the New York Daily News. 

    Premier League Opening Week + How to Rebuild the Lakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 45:17


    Joshua Robinson (Wall Street Journal) joins Takeline to help break down every match from Premier League's opening weekend, with discussions on Arteta's future with Arsenal, Tottenham's statement win & a sputtering Chelsea team. Josh's new book (Messi vs. Ronaldo), written with Jonathan Clegg is out November 1st, 2022. Then, Trevor Lane (Lakers Nation) joins the show to explain the Lakers' ideal deadline to trade Russell Westbrook, expectations for Anthony Davis & what contract makes the most sense for LeBron James.

    Deshaun Watson's Suspension + Zion Williamson's Conditional Contract Extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 47:37


    On this episode of Takeline, Jason Concepcion talks to Myles Simmons — a reporter with NBC Sports & Pro Football Talk — about Deshaun Watson's six-game suspension, handed down to him Monday by independent arbitrator Sue L. Robinson, in a punishment that can still be upended by commissioner Roger Goodell. Jason also talks to New Orleans Pelicans reporter Will Guillory of The Athletic about Zion Williamson's curious weight clause in his new extension with the team. In this week's edition of Buzzer Beater, Jason looks back on the Women's Euro Final and how the English women finally brought the trophy home. Follow and subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts wherever you get your podcasts. Don't forget to subscribe to X Ray on YouTube for exclusive video clips from Jason's pop culture series, which releases videos twice a week.

    Why European Soccer Stars Are Playing in the United States

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 45:58


    Jason is joined by Jamel Johnson (Air Buds podcast) to help explain what it's like to hang with celebrities at the ESPYs in Hollywood. Later, Jason & Jamel talk to Max Bretos — play-by-play announcer for LAFC — to unpack the state of Major League Soccer (with a look towards the 2022 World Cup) after Gareth Bale & Giogio Chellini made their debuts in LA.

    Tiger Wood's Open Exit + Brittney Griner's Next Move

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 48:06


    Bob Harig of Sports Illustrated joins Takeline to unpack the awkward appeal of LIV Golf, Ian Poulter's 160-foot putt, Rory's duel with Cameron Smith and Tiger Woods' long walk off The Open. Then, Penn State law professor William E. Butler explains Brittney Griner's recent acknowledgement of guilt, Russia's narcotic substance punishments, “prisoner swaps,” and the likelihood of an acquittal. 

    NBA Summer League Check In + Wimbledon Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 81:15


    Jason Concepcion, refreshed and recharged for the Summer, makes his triumphant return on this week's episode of Takeline.  Alongside co-host Jamel Johnson, Concepcion chats with another great friend of the pod, Zach Harper of the Athletic, who joined from deep within the thick of NBA summer league in Las Vegas, Nevada to talk the summer league experience as well as offseason storylines, rumors, trades and signings. Then Tumaini Carayol, a sports reporter for the Guardian who covered Wimbledon first hand, returns to Takeline to recap the illustrious tennis tournament, which just ended on Sunday.

    The Colorado Avalanche's Stanley Cup + MLB Mid Season Check In

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 59:37


    It's a special fourth of July weekend edition of Takeline! Jason will return from his post NBA Finals hiatus next week, but this week's show is a family affair. C.J. Toledano and Megan Gailey- comedians, new parents and Takeline's favorite couple- venture out across the sports spectrum. First, they speak with Peter Baugh, who covered the Colorado Avalanche's successful run up to the almost immediately dented Stanley Cup, then check in with Bob Nightengale, national baseball writer for USA Today as the MLB season reaches the halfway point and the All Star Game festivities, set in Dodger Stadium later this month, draw ever closer. 

    The Sports World Reacts to Roe v Wade + Title IX 50th Anniversary

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 39:33


    Jordan Ligons, host of the Spinsters podcast and freelance Basketball journalist, sits in the host's chair while Jason Concepcion takes a well deserved break from the grind now that the NBA season is over, and presides over a of couple of really important topics of conversation.  Friday's Supreme Court decision was one of those moments in American history that sent echoes through all corners of society, and the sports world is no exception. The overturning of Roe v Wade represents an extremely dark moment in the fight for women's rights, and Rachel Bachman of the Wall Street Journal joined Jordan to discuss athlete reaction to the decision. Then, as Title IX turns 50, Jordan discussed the realities and limitations of the laws with Rachel Axon of USA Today. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips. 

    The Golden State Warriors Win the 2022 NBA Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 79:09


    On this week's Takeline, Jamel Johnson, host of the Air Buds podcast, joins Jason Concepcion to ring in the NBA offseason. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in six games last Friday, and the party was in San Francisco on Monday in celebration of this fourth championship of the Warriors dynasty. Dan Devine of the Ringer returns to discuss the Finals victory, Golden State's legacy and the outlook for the team's continued success, and then the episode wraps up with a game of Take Survivor features some familiar faces. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!

    Warriors Go Up 3-2 in NBA Finals, PGA vs LIV Golf War

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 46:04


    Game six of the NBA Finals in Boston may be the final game of the season. The Golden State Warriors are taking a 3-2 back to the east coast, and need just one more victory to claim the NBA title. Dan Devine, who is covering the NBA Finals for the Ringer, joins Jason Concepcion to recap the Warriors 104-94 home win in game 5 and what Golden State has to do to close out the series, as well as what the Boston Celtics have to do to see a game seven. Then, Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street journal returns to Takeline to break down the budding golf war between the PGA tour and the Saudi backed LIV circuit. But first, Takeline producers Zuri Irvin and Ryan Wallerson join Jason to give their knee jerk reactions to game five in a conversation recorded moments after the final whistle. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!  

    The NBA Finals Shift to Boston

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 78:05


    The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors split the first two games of the NBA Finals in San Francisco, and will continue their title fight in New England. After squandering a double-digit fourth quarter lead in game one, the Warriors took care of business in game two, but the Celtics return home with home court advantage. Zach Harper of the Athletic joins Jason Concepcion this week to recap the games on the west coast, Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated returns to Takeline to set the stage for game three of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the show wraps with another riveting edition of Take Survivor. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!

    Previewing the 2022 NBA Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 71:58


    The Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics are champions of their respective conferences and set to kick off the 2022 NBA Finals in San Francisco on Thursday evening at 6 pm PT. Jordan Ligons, host of the Spinsters podcast and Buckets WNBA, joins Jason Concepcion to recap Boston's eastern conference finals game 7 victory over the Miami Heat and preview the final round of the NBA postseason with Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson, NBA insider at Bally sports and Bovada sports betting expert. Takeline super friend Jamel Johnson, as well as producers Ryan Wallerson and Zuri Irvin, also join Jordan in a riveting game of Take Survivor, NBA Finals edition. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! 

    The Underwhelming NBA Conference Finals + PGA Golf Talk with Mama Concepcion

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 65:48


    On this week's episode of Takeline, Jason Concepcion, flying solo after a week off, is joined by Zach Harper (NBA writer for The Athletic and host of Cinephobe, Count the Dings & Sirius XM's NBA radio) to discuss the NBA conference finals ahead of what could be a series ending game 4 between the Warriors and Mavericks on Tuesday night. Then, Jason phones his mother to talk about Justin Thomas' win at the PGA Championship over the weekend and other recent news around the PGA Tour. Producers Ryan Wallerson & Zuri Irvin join the show to discuss the fallout from the racially charged incident that took place over the weekend at Yankee Stadium between Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson of the Chicago White Sox. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! 

    Previewing the NBA Conference Finals + The WNBA Season Has Begun

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 84:00


    When Jason is away, the guest hosts will play. Jamel Johnson and C.J. Toledano take the helm of the Takeline this week, as the NBA conference finals are set to begin on Tuesday. Chris Herring of Sports Illustrated joins the show to break down the matchups and storylines surrounding Miami vs Boston in the eastern conference finals, as well as Golden State vs Dallas out west. On the women's side of the game, the storylines are multiple. From the WNBA season kicking off at the beginning of May, to Brittney Griner being seen in public for the first time since her detainment in Russia back in February last Friday, there are plenty of headlines to talk through with Jordan Ligons, host of the Spinsters podcast as well as the Jumpman brand. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! 

    Round Two of the NBA Playoffs in Full Swing + Nikola Jokić's Second MVP Award

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 77:27


    On This week's episode of Takeline, host, comedian and newly minted father C.J. Toledano joins Jason Concepcion in his continued coverage of the NBA playoffs. John Hollinger, national NBA writer for The Athletic, joins the podcast to dig into the storylines from the second round of the NBA playoffs so far.  Mike Singer, Nuggets beat reporter for the Denver Post, comes on to react to (and passionately defend) Nikola Jokic winning his second consecutive NBA MVP. 

    Joel Embiid's Injury Concerns + The Champion Bucks Flip the Playoff Switch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 73:06


    Worlds collide on Takeline this week, as NBA ALL CAPS YouTube series host Aaron Edwards (also of the Locked On Suns podcast) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to preview the second round match ups of the NBA Playoffs. 76ers beat writer Rich Hofmann and Buck writer Eric Nehm, both of the Athletic, join the guys to respectively discuss how Joel Embiid's optical fracture changes Philadelphia's series against the Miami Heat and how the Celtics can counter Giannis postseason dominance.   Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch Jason Concepcion's ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!   For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Joel Embiid's Injury Concerns + The Champion Bucks Flip the Playoff Switch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 70:36


    Worlds collide on Takeline this week, as NBA ALL CAPS YouTube series host Aaron Edwards (also of the Locked On Suns podcast) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to preview the second round match ups of the NBA Playoffs. 76ers beat writer Rich Hofmann and Buck writer Eric Nehm, both of the Athletic, join the guys to respectively discuss how Joel Embiid's optical fracture changes Philadelphia's series against the Miami Heat and how the Celtics can counter Giannis postseason dominance. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch Jason Concepcion's ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline

    Storylines from the First Round of the NBA Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 98:29


    Zach Harper (The Athletic) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to talk through the first round match ups of the NBA Playoffs. Memphis Grizzlies sideline reporter Kelcey Wright Johnson gives Jason and Zach the court side vantage point of Memphis' trash talk laden series against the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Josh Eberley (NBA.com Canada) joins the guys from north of the border to discuss the Toronto Raptors' series against the Philadelphia 76ers, and whether the ligament damage in Joel Embiid's hand gives Toronto space to dream of returning for the 3-0 abyss. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch Jason Concepcion's ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The NBA Playoffs Have Begun

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 75:02


    With Jamel Johnson (Air Buds) as special guest, Chris Mannix (Sports Illustrated) joins Jason Concepcion to help unpack a contentious Celtics-Nets first round series and Andy Larsen (The Salt Lake Tribune) returns to talk Jazz-Mavericks, Luka's calf injury and Donovan Mitchell & Rudy Gobert's futures in Utah. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch Jason Concepcion's ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFL Hiring Practices, “Access Journalism” & Take Survivor

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 68:06


    Jason talks to Robert Mays (The Athletic) about coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joining Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL. Shalise Manza Young (Yahoo! Sports) discusses access journalism in the wake of Dwayne Haskins' sudden death. And Take Survivor is back, where we settle what the best championship item is, with: Wosny Lambre (The Ringer), C.J. Toledano (Follow Through Media), Dave Schilling (LA Times) and our very own Elijah Cone (Crooked Media). Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Fixing Major League Baseball + Declining African American Representation

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 79:25


    Jason welcomes Lindsey Adler (The Athletic) as a special guest as Mike Petriello (MLB.com) joins the show to unpack decades of change in Major League Baseball & predict where the game is headed. Jesse Washington (Andscape, formerly The Undefeated) comes on to explain why on-field African American representation in baseball continues to decline.  Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, go to crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Brittney Griner's Russian Detainment + A Poisonous Champions League Quarterfinal

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 94:30


    Jason Concepcion and special guest Jamel Johnson (Air Buds, Sorry We Love Football, NBA Storytime) talk to University of Illinois law professor Peter Maggs, who helps explain the legality of Brittney Griner's detainment in Russia. Wall Street Journal sports reporter Joshua Robinson breaks down the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals and why Chelsea F.C. owner Roman Abramovich was poisoned during peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. To finish up, Take Survivor makes its triumphant return featuring four first-time competitors! Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Deshaun Watson Trade Optics, NCAA's First D1 Trans Champion & Pro Boxer Evan Holyfield

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 70:15


    The controversy that surrounds transgender collegiate swimmer Lia Thomas' competitive swimming career boiled over after Thomas won the NCAA swimming championship last Thursday. ESPN's Katie Barnes joins Takeline to discuss what Thomas' victory means for the future of trans and women's sports. Boxer Evan Holyfield (8-0, 6 K.O.), son of four-time heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield, joins the podcast to discuss his part of the new Discovery+ Series LEGACY: In the Shadow of Greatness, which chronicles the beginning of the young fighter's professional career.   Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!   For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    March Madness Preview & Tom Brady's “Unfinished Business”

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 59:13


    Andrew Beaton of The Wall Street Journal joins Takeline to discuss Tom Brady's surprise return from brief retirement and Calvin Ridley's indefinite suspension after gambling on NFL games. Joshua Robinson of The Wall Street Journal reports on the sale of Chelsea Football Club from Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich amid war on Ukraine. But first, USA Today's Dan Wolken helps us fill out our brackets.  Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Major League Soccer's Revenue Machine + MLB's Continued Lockout

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 61:40


    In Renee's final episode with Takeline, Kevin Baxter of the LA Times joins the show to talk about how Major League Soccer continues to grow and Hannah Keyser of Yahoo! Sports checks in to give an update on Major League Baseball's lockout. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/takeline Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How War in Ukraine Shifts Football's Economy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 48:42


    Tariq Panja of the New York Times joins Takeline to talk about how war in Ukraine is affecting British football economy, most notably Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich's stake in Chelsea. And Kristian Winfield of The New York Daily News helps break down how New York City Mayor Eric Adams' recent comments on vaccine mandates in the city might affect Kyrie Irving's availability.  Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Global Tensions at the Winter Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 37:50


    Jason talks to National Post columnist Sabrina Maddeaux and Wall Street Journal reporter Stu Woo about Max Parrot, Kamila Valieva, Eileen Gu, Nathan Chen and how the Winter Olympics become a stage for global politics. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Deconstructing Super Bowl Sunday in LA

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 63:37


    Today we talk to Pablo Torre — ESPN Daily Host & PTI/Around the Horn contributor — and Arif Hasan — NFL reporter with The Athletic — to focus on both the excitement around the Super Bowl & housing issues involved with hosting the game in LA. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Will Brian Flores Win His Case Against the NFL?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 71:03


    This week, Jason & Renee show the Uconn Huskies some love following their win over rival Tennessee and calculate whether or not the Nets can move James Harden. And Justin Tinsley (The Undefeated) & Gabe Feldman of Tulane Law join the show to unpack the cultural & legal fallout of Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Defending Inclusivity in English Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 57:26


    Jason & Renee discuss Tom Brady's impending retirement, Joe Burrow's unrivaled demeanor and the Atlanta Hawks' recent seven-game win streak. 19-year NBA pro Charles Oakley joins us to detail his new book — The Last Enforcer— and Liz Ward, Stonewall's program director, explains the movement to combat homophobia within Chelsea FC's fanbase & the English Premier League at-large. Since 1989, Stonewall has helped create transformative change in the lives of LGBTQ+ people across communities in the UK: https://www.stonewall.org.uk/our-impact Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Aaron Rodgers Believes in Conspiracies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 65:46


    This week on Takeline, Jason & Renee return to recap last weekend's made-for-TV divisional round of the NFL playoffs. They're joined by Kevin Van Valkenburg of ESPN to detail his exclusive interview with Aaron Rodgers. And we'll reconsider Grayson Allen's one-game suspension after his flagrant foul caused Alex Caruso to fracture his right wrist. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind the Scenes of Novak Djokovic's Court Hearing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 61:45


    This week on Takeline, Jason & Renee are back to recap #KlayDay at the Chase Center and check in on the Knicks and Hawks. Then, Guardian journalist Tumaini Carayol joins the show to report on the moments surrounding Novak Djokovic's immigration hearing ahead of the Australian Open. Finally, we'll unpack how Joe Judge reflects New York Giants dysfunction. Subscribe at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Dak, Antonio Brown, Becky Hammon & The Lakers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 68:20


    This week on Takeline, Ashley Nicole Moss and Brandon Newman fill in for Renee and Jason. Listen as they discuss the Antonio Brown saga, the state of the Lakers, the Dallas sports media turn on Dak Prescott, and Kirk Herbstreit's rant about college football players skipping bowl games. Plus, Brandon and Ashley talk about why Becky Hammon's move to the WNBA is historic and not a step down. Don't forget to smash the subscribe button at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    TAKE SURVIVOR LIVE!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 31:23


    On the last Takeline of 2021 we invite you to listen to a special LIVE version of Take Survivor recorded during our Crooked “What A Year” event taped in Los Angeles. Plus, Jason and Renee give their buzzer beaters of 2021.  Don't forget to smash the subscribe button at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! For a closed-captioned version of this episode, click here. For a transcript of this episode, please email transcripts@crooked.com and include the name of the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Canada vs. Covid, Celebrity Boxing, Tiger Woods + Richard Jefferson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 55:22


    This week on Takeline, NBA champion and analyst Richard Jefferson joins to talk about the Lakers, Ben Simmons, and changing the athlete content game. Plus, Jason and Renee discuss the Deron Williams / Frank Gore celebrity boxing match, Canada's new law that will keep unvaccinated athletes from entering the country, and Jason calls his mother to talk about Tiger Woods' return to golf. Don't forget to smash the subscribe button at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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