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Longtime Washington, D.C. sports personality Al Galdi takes an in-depth look at D.C.-area sports every weekday, giving hard-hitting analysis on - and having some fun with - the Washington Football Team, Nationals, Orioles, Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins, Hoyas and more.

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    Episode 315: how NFL did Commanders dirty with one aspect of 2022 regular-season schedule and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 83:17

    12:12 - Commanders: analysis of the NFL inexplicably having the Commanders four times over the final nine weeks of the 2022 regular season play an opponent with three more days of rest than the Commanders will have...and some scheduled fun off Robert Griffin II saying that the Commanders "have surprise Super Bowl contender written all over them" 26:01 - Capitals: in-depth breakdown of what went wrong for the Caps in their first-round-series loss to the Florida Panthers in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs and what now for the Caps off them having lost in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of the last four seasons 58:29 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats losing two of three games to the Houston Astros, including the two very different paths for the teams since the Nats beat the Astros in the 2019 World Series 01:18:12 - Orioles: react to the O's getting swept in three games at the Detroit Tigers https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 314: deep dive on Commanders' 2022 regular-season schedule and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 68:59

    12:45 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders' 2022 regular-season schedule, including it setting up to be the easiest schedule in the NFL's 2022 regular season, how the schedule offers the Commanders opportunity for both a good start and a good finish, the reality of the Week 14 bye week, the biggest negative of the schedule and more 41:52 - Nationals: thoughts on a 4-1 loss to the New York Mets that included Mark Lerner being in attendance, a terrible base-running sequence by Juan Soto and Josh Bell and more control problems for Joan Adon 01:03:35 - Orioles: react to a gutsy 3-2 win at the St. Louis Cardinals in which the O's bullpened their way to a series victory and an eighth win in 12 games https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 313: Commanders conversation with JP Finlay and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 73:55

    13:29 - Guest: Commanders insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington on whether the Commanders have gotten better in the 2022 offseason, how he now feels about the trade for Carson Wentz, what the contract extension for Scott Turner is about, Jack Del Rio's comments on 2021 OTA no-shows and on Jamin Davis, the Terry McLaurin contract situation, where the Commanders had Jahan Dotson on their board for the 2022 NFL Draft and more 47:24 - Capitals: breakdown of the Caps' 5-3 loss at the Florida Panthers in Game 5 - including the Caps blowing a 3-0 second-period lead - to go down, 3-2, in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs 58:56 - Nationals: analysis of an 8-3 win over the New York Mets 01:09:57 - Orioles: thoughts on a 10-1 loss at the St. Louis Cardinals https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 312: analysis of Ron Rivera as Commanders head coach with PFF's Tej Seth and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 59:16

    12:07 - Guest: Tej Seth of Pro Football Focus on his groundbreaking metric, Wins Over Expected Coaching; what it tells us about the job that Ron Rivera has done over his two seasons as Washington head coach and the job that Ron did during his time as Carolina Panthers head coach; what college Completion Percentage Over Expected tells us about Sam Howell; what the Commanders should expect from Carson Wentz; and more 38:25 - Nationals: analysis of a 4-2 loss to the New York Mets that featured a third consecutive good start from Patrick Corbin but also major sloppiness by the Nats 52:05 - Orioles: react to a gem from Kyle Bradish and more from a 5-3 win at the St. Louis Cardinals https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 311: Commanders conversation with Doc Walker and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 71:27

    14:34 - Commanders: examining the crazy circumstances of Washington's 2020 season off Ron Rivera winning the 2022 George Halas Award...and why the Commanders should be in on corner James Bradberry off him being released by the New York Giants 25:47 - Guest: former Redskins tight end Rick "Doc" Walker, the host of The Doc Walker Podcast, on the Commanders - Carson Wentz, Sam Howell, the skill-position players, the offensive line, the defense, Dan Snyder and more 51:34 - Capitals: analysis of the Caps' 3-2 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 4 to even the first-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs at two 01:03:39 - Orioles: thoughts on a 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, including the continued growth of Tyler Wells as a starting pitcher and more success for Austin Hays https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 310: Jack Del Rio reveals major reason for Commanders' 2021 defensive struggles and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 100:22

    13:14 - Commanders: react to and commentary on comments from Jack Del Rio and Ron Rivera on the Commanders' defense, including Jack revealing what he believes was a big reason for the struggles of Washington's 2021 pass defense; Jack with brutal honesty on Jamin Davis; Jack and Ron talking up Cole Holcomb; Jack's insights on Commanders 2022 Draft picks Phidarian Mathis and Percy Butler; and more 44:00 - Commanders: react to and commentary on comments from Scott Turner and Ron Rivera on the Commanders' offense, including Scott on what Carson Wentz is bringing to the Commanders' offense; Scott's insights on Commanders 2022 Draft picks Sam Howell, Jahan Dotson, Brian Robinson Jr. and Cole Turner; and more 01:01:35 - Capitals: analysis of a 6-1 ripping of the Florida Panthers to take a 2-1 series lead in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including a great performance by Ilya Samsonov 01:14:00 - Nationals: breakdown of the Nats losing two of three games at the Los Angeles Angels, including a brutal 5-4 walk-off loss in Game 3 and a nuanced series for Nats starting pitchers 01:33:15 - Orioles: thoughts on a doubleheader split for the O's with the Kansas City Royals that featured more good starting pitching from Jordan Lyles and Bruce Zimmermann and more good hitting from Austin Hays https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 309: why you should feel better about the Commanders' trade for Carson Wentz and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 81:14

    14:57 - Commanders: Galdi explains why he's feeling better about the Commanders' trade for Carson Wentz off multiple recent items, including what happened with quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft and telling comments from Indianapolis Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay 51:44 - Capitals: breakdown of the Caps' woeful performance in a 5-1 loss at the Florida Panthers in Game 2 to even the first-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs at one 01:04:17 - Nationals: analysis of a wild 9-7 loss at the Colorado Rockies 01:14:53 - Orioles: react to the O's reportedly promoting Adley Rutschman and D.L. Hall to Triple-A Norfolk and to a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Twins that featured the O's hitting five solo homers Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi to get 10 percent off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 308: Ron Rivera opens up about Commanders' 2022 Draft and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 76:31

    15:34 - Commanders: react to and commentary on comments from Ron Rivera on the offensive players who the Commanders took in the 2022 NFL Draft - quarterback Sam Howell, receiver Jahan Dotson, running back Brian Robinson Jr., tight end Cole Turner and offensive lineman Chris Paul...and a breakdown of receiver Alex Erickson off the Commanders signing him as a free agent 45:46 - Commanders: react to and commentary on comments from Ron Rivera on the defensive players who the Commanders took in the 2022 NFL Draft - interior defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis, safety Percy Butler and cornerback Christian Holmes 54:31 - Nationals: analysis of a 5-2 loss at the Colorado Rockies that included Patrick Corbin - shockingly - tossing a complete game 01:08:42 - Orioles: thoughts on a 9-4 win over the Minnesota Twins that included the O's hammering former Oriole Dylan Bundy Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi to get 10 percent off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 307: chat with PFF's Anthony Treash on why Commanders drafting Sam Howell was a steal and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 71:48

    18:26 - Guest: Pro Football Focus lead college football analyst Anthony Treash on why the Commanders taking Sam Howell in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft was one of the steals of the draft, what Howell could be as an NFL quarterback and more on the Commanders' 2022 Draft 41:51 - Capitals: in-depth breakdown of the Caps' big 4-2 win at the Florida Panthers in Game 1 in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including clutch performances by Alex Ovechkin and Vitek Vanecek 53:45 - Nationals: analysis of a 10-2 win at the Colorado Rockies, including a great start from Erick Fedde and the Nats' offense being great for a third time in four games 01:05:50 - Orioles: thoughts on a 7-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins, including another good start from Bruce Zimmermann Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi to get 10 percent off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 306: Commanders are signing Trai Turner, chat with UNC OC Phil Longo on Sam Howell and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 65:59

    13:51 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders reportedly agreeing on a contract with free-agent guard - and former Carolina Panther - Trai Turner 29:19 - Guest: North Carolina offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Phil Longo on quarterback and Commanders 2022 fifth-round draft choice Sam Howell, including insight on Howell's arm talent and preparation and responses to perceived negatives with Howell 46:25 - Guest: Smokin Al Koken of NBC Sports Washington with a preview of the Capitals' series against the Florida Panthers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs 01:00:35 - Orioles: thoughts on a 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins that featured a second straight good start from Tyler Wells Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi to get 10 percent off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 305: breakdown of Commanders' 2022 Draft with NFL Draft analyst Thor Nystrom and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 90:52

    13:34 - Guest: NFL Draft analyst Thor Nystrom of NBC Sports Edge on the Commanders' 2022 Draft - breakdowns of Jahan Dotson, Phidarian Mathis, Brian Robinson Jr., Percy Butler, Sam Howell and Cole Turner and a look at whether the Commanders should have drafted Malik Willis 39:59 - Capitals: an in-depth look at the Caps and their series against the Florida Panthers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the Caps' up-and-down final month of the regular season, the health of Alex Ovechkin, the Caps' unsettled goaltending situation and what the Caps are facing in the Presidents' Trophy-winning Panthers 58:20 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats winning two of three games at the San Francisco Giants, including the Nats' offense awakening and Josiah Gray having a very good outing 01:15:09 - Orioles: thoughts on the O's winning two of three games against the Boston Red Sox, including the Orioles' starting pitching continuing to be surprisingly good Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 304: Commanders take QB Sam Howell and much more from Rounds 2-7 of 2022 NFL Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 92:26

    11:39 - Commanders: in-depth react to the Commanders taking North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft 45:01 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders taking Alabama interior defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft 01:01:33 - Commanders: breakdown of the Commanders taking Alabama running back Brian Robinson Jr. in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft 01:14:35 - Commanders: thoughts on the rest of the Commanders' Day 3 picks in the 2022 NFL Draft, including Louisiana safety Percy Butler in the fourth round and Nevada tight end - and apparent Ron Rivera favorite - Cole Turner in the fifth round Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 303: Commanders in first round of 2022 NFL Draft trade down and take WR Jahan Dotson and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 81:53

    Commanders: in-depth react to the Commanders in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft trading down and taking Penn State receiver Jahan Dotson with the No. 16 pick, including whether the Commanders got proper value in the trade, whether they'll regret passing on a variety of intriguing prospects, what the Commanders are getting in Dotson and more Capitals: react to a second consecutive hideous performance by the Caps - a 5-1 loss at the New York Islanders in the Caps' penultimate regular-season game Nationals: analysis of a 3-2 loss to the Miami Marlins to complete a three-game sweep Orioles: thoughts on a 10-5 loss at the New York Yankees to complete a three-game sweep and on the O's reportedly calling up one of their top pitching prospects, Kyle Bradish Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 302: Commanders Draft preview, Commanders conversation with Brian Burke of ESPN Analytics and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 94:15

    13:22 - Commanders: thoughts on Montez Sweat off the Commanders' exercising the fifth-year option in his rookie contract, including why his 2021 season was better than you may think 23:44 - Commanders: final thoughts on the Commanders entering the 2022 NFL Draft, including reaction to a report that the Commanders are interested in Ole Miss quarterback Matt Corral 41:51 - Guest: Brian Burke of ESPN Analytics on possibilities for the Commanders in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft via ESPN's Draft Day Predictor, NFL Draft theory, what we should make of Carson Wentz's 2021 Total QBR having been so good, what we should make of Washington's offensive line for the 2021 regular season having rated so well in ESPN's Win Rate metrics and more 01:09:26 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' reeling hitting and much more from a 2-1 loss to the Miami Marlins 01:23:19 - Orioles: a look at two positives for the O's in a 5-2 loss at the New York Yankees - Anthony Santander and Tyler Wells Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 301: why Commanders should trade Daron Payne if they're not extending him and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 81:22

    14:13 - Commanders: in-depth react to a report that the Commanders are not expected to offer Daron Payne a contract extension this offseason, including why the Commanders should trade Payne 36:59 - Commanders: breakdowns of three receivers in the 2022 NFL Draft who are coming torn ACLs - Alabama's Jameson Williams and John Metchie III and Georgia's George Pickens 49:42 - Capitals: analysis of a woeful performance in a 4-1 loss to the New York Islanders and of the latest in the Caps' seeding in the Stanley Cup Playoffs 57:40 - Nationals: thoughts on a 5-2 loss to the Miami Marlins, including a mixed outing for Josiah Gray and two Nats getting thrown out at home in the same inning 01:12:58 - Orioles: examining a wild 12-8 loss at the New York Yankees, including a rough outing for Jordan Lyles Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 300: Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew make multiple reveals at Commanders' pre-Draft press conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 64:39

    Commanders: react to and analysis of comments from Ron Rivera at the Commanders' pre-Draft press conference on the Commanders' franchise-quarterback pursuit that led to the trade for Carson Wentz, including Ron admitting that he liked one of the quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft enough to have considered taking him in the first round and Ron opening up about how the trade for Wentz drastically changed the Commanders' free-agency plan Commanders: react to and analysis of comments from Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew at the Commanders' pre-Draft press conference on the Commanders' situation at receiver, including the latest in the Terry McLaurin contract situation, an update on Curtis Samuel's recovery, whether the Commanders have a need at receiver and whether there's something to Carson Wentz having had success with bigger receivers Commanders: react to and analysis of comments from Ron Rivera at the Commanders' pre-Draft press conference on the Commanders' defense, including an update on Chase Young's recovery, a look at the Buffalo Nickel position and a perhaps prophetic comment from Ron on the Commanders' secondary Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 299: Ron Rivera addresses Commanders' NFL Draft needs and philosophy and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 94:21

    12:41 - Commanders: thoughts on comments from Ron Rivera to Scott Abraham of ABC 7 News on the Commanders in the 2022 NFL Draft - what Ron perceives the Commanders' biggest needs to be, whether the Commanders might take a quarterback, whether Ron believes in drafting for need or drafting for value and more 27:41 - Commanders: thoughts on comments from Ron Rivera to Scott Abraham of ABC 7 News on the Commanders' off-the-field problems, Ron having said that the Commanders' 2022 season needs to be a step-forward season and whether that approach could backfire on Ron 44:44 - Capitals: react to Alex Ovechkin suffering an upper-body injury and more from a Caps weekend that featured a 2-0 win at the Arizona Coyotes and a 4-3 shootout loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs 54:07 - Nationals: sorting through the Nats' mess of a series in getting swept by the San Francisco Giants in three games, including continued struggles for Nelson Cruz, Alcides Escobar and Patrick Corbin 01:19:25 - Orioles: analysis of the O's winning two of three games at the Los Angeles Angels, including Bruce Zimmermann and Jorge Lopez continuing to do well Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 298: deep dive on top QBs in 2022 NFL Draft with NFL analyst and Commanders fan Samuel Gold and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 70:42

    18:47 - Guest: NFL analyst and Commanders fan Samuel Gold, the creator of Sam's Film Room on YouTube, on the top quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft and whether the Commanders should consider taking any of them - breakdowns of Malik Willis, Kenny Pickett, Desmond Ridder, Sam Howell, Matt Corral and Carson Strong 48:45 - Nationals: analysis of a 4-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks that featured a Juan Soto failing to come through in a big spot, a monster home run by Nelson Cruz and a great performance by the Nats' bullpen 01:02:19 - Orioles: thoughts on a 6-4 loss at the Oakland A's that included Trey Mancini and Brandon Hyde getting ejected Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 297: conversation with Chris Long on Carson Wentz and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 91:27

    18:31 - Commanders: react to a 911 call from Dwayne Haskins' wife, Kalabrya, from the morning of Dwayne's death coming out and what the call perhaps tells us 28:30 - Guest: two-time Super-Bowl-champion Chris Long on Carson Wentz, with whom Chris played on the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2017 and 2018 seasons - Chris provides an honest and objective assessment of Carson as a teammate and as a player 01:03:48 - Capitals: analysis of Alex Ovechkin making NHL history in multiple ways and more from a 4-3 overtime loss at the Vegas Golden Knights 01:09:51 - Nationals: examining a wild Wednesday for the Nats that included multiple injuries, an 11-2 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks and a misunderstanding leading to the U.S. Capitol being evacuated 01:25:32 - Orioles: thoughts on a 1-0 win at the Oakland A's, including Jordan Lyles continuing a stunningly impressive run of starting pitching for the O's Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 296: Commanders Draft preview with Pro Football Focus' Austin Gayle and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 64:29

    15:03 - Guest: Pro Football Focus NFL analyst and NFL Draft analyst Austin Gayle with a Commanders Draft preview - whether the Commanders should draft a quarterback, the importance of having high-level receivers in today's NFL, how the Commanders should look at the top receivers in the 2022 NFL Draft, breakdowns of Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton and LSU corner Derek Stingley Jr. and more 38:36 - Nationals: analysis of a doubleheader sweep by the Nats of the Arizona Diamondbacks, including the Nats' pitching excelling to where a Nats starting pitcher lasted for at least six innings for the first time in the 2022 regular season! 56:29 - Orioles: thoughts on a 2-1 loss at the Oakland A's and on the O's designating DJ Stewart for assignment Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 295: Commanders strike back in financial scandal, deep dive on Kyle Hamilton and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 84:33

    13:40 - Commanders: examining the Commanders firing back in their financial scandal with a letter to the Federal Trade Commission discrediting the allegations made by former team employee Jason Friedman to Congress 26:16 - Commanders: analysis of Terry McLaurin reportedly planning on not participating in voluntary on-field work for the Commanders in the 2022 offseason until he has signed a contract extension 43:50 - Commanders: breakdown of Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton off the Commanders reportedly hosting Hamilton for a pre-draft visit 54:22 - Guest: Notre Dame insider Pete Sampson of The Athletic on Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton off the Commanders reportedly hosting Hamilton for a pre-draft visit 01:04:26 - Commanders: react to - and some scheduled fun with - the Commanders hiring a new head athletic trainer in Al Bellamy to replace Ryan Vermillion 01:12:34 - Capitals: proper praise for the Caps for a 3-2 win at the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche that included yet another milestone goal for Alex Ovechkin 01:18:43 - Orioles: thoughts on a 5-1 loss at the Oakland A's, including a nice start from Spenser Watkins and another good relief outing for Keegan Akin Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 294: Commanders have NFL Draft interest in Drake London and Carson Strong and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 84:37

    12:37 - Commanders: breakdown of USC receiver Drake London off the Commanders reportedly attending his personal pro day and being set to welcome him for a visit 25:44 - Commanders: breakdown of Nevada quarterback Carson Strong off the Commanders reportedly having worked him out...and an examination of the reality of taking quarterbacks in non-first rounds in NFL Drafts 44:06 - Capitals: proper praise for the Caps clinching a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for a 32nd time in 39 seasons...and thoughts on an 8-4 win at the Montreal Canadiens that continued a wild last few weeks for the Caps 54:49 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing three of four games at the Pittsburgh Pirates 01:13:04 - Orioles: react to the O's winning two of three games against the New York Yankees and to John Means potentially being done for the season due to a left-elbow injury Visit https://go.factor75.com/Galdi120 and use the code Galdi120 to get $120 off! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 293: analysis of Commanders' financial scandal with sports-business insider Daniel Kaplan and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 68:52

    13:59 - Guest: sports-business insider Daniel Kaplan of The Athletic on the Commanders' financial scandal, including whether Dan Snyder's ownership of the Commanders is in jeopardy, Congress' House Committee on Oversight and Reform having sent its letter to the Federal Trade Commission without having sought a response from the Commanders, the politics of the scandal, what's coming next in the scandal and more 33:26 - Capitals: breakdown of a hideous 7-3 loss at the Toronto Maple Leafs 47:20 - Nationals: react to a report that the expectation is that Ted Leonsis and fellow billionaire David Rubenstein are going to team up to make a bid to buy the Nats 56:17 - Nationals: thoughts on a 9-4 loss at the Pittsburgh Pirates that featured some brutal pitching by the Nats https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 292: could Commanders' financial scandal lead to Dan Snyder going to prison? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 62:51

    14:46 - Commanders: thoughts on where the Commanders' financial scandal could be taking us with Dan Snyder - him potentially being ousted as owner of the team and him perhaps even going to prison 36:55 - Commanders: examining the bargain that Carson Wentz could be via his contract off the Las Vegas Raiders signing Derek Carr to a contract extension and when viewed through the prism of Dak Prescott's mega-money contract with the Dallas Cowboys 44:40 - Nationals: analysis of a 3-1 win at the Atlanta Braves, including Josiah Gray again doing well against the Braves 54:42 - Orioles: react to John Means leaving a 4-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers with left-forearm tightness https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 291: did Dan Snyder steal money from fans and NFL?, state of Commanders' roster with Ben Standig and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 87:40

    10:42 - Commanders: in-depth react to - and some scheduled fun with - the specifics of a letter from Congress' House Committee on Oversight and Reform to the Federal Trade Commission detailing alleged financial impropriety by Dan Snyder and the Commanders 36:43 - Guest: Commanders insider Ben Standig of The Athletic on the state of the Commanders' roster approaching the 2022 NFL Draft, potential options for the Commanders with the No. 11 pick in the draft, what Ron Rivera told Ben about why the Commanders haven't done more in free agency and more 01:05:27 - Capitals: proper praise for a 9-2 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers 01:14:23 - Nationals: analysis of Patrick Corbin getting rocked and more from a 16-4 loss at the Atlanta Braves 01:22:55 - Orioles: thoughts on a 5-4 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, including Keegan Akin again shining as a reliever https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 290: Commanders re-sign Joey Slye, Lerners to sell Nationals? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 75:36

    15:06 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders re-signing Joey Slye, including them now having two kickers in Slye and Brian Johnson 25:26 - Guest: Doug Lesmerises, columnist for Cleveland.com and co-host of the Buckeye Talk podcast and The College Football Survivor Show podcast, on the legacy of former Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins at Ohio State 44:47 - Nationals: react to the Lerners being open to selling the Nats 54:36 - Nationals: proper praise of the Nats' lineup and pitching in an 11-2 win at the Atlanta Braves 01:02:33 - Orioles: thoughts on a 2-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers, including Bruce Zimmermann shining, and on a significant injury for Dean Kremer https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 289: RIP Dwayne Haskins and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 83:16

    09:05 - Commanders: react to the tragic death of former Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins, including trying to make sense of the circumstances of his death and a tribute to Dwayne as a quarterback - his good games with Washington and his spectacular 2018 season for Ohio State 30:28 - Capitals: breakdown of a great weekend for the Caps that featured a 6-3 win at the Pittsburgh Penguins and a 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins 48:00 - Wizards: thoughts off the end of the Wizards' 35-47 season and some scheduled fun with how they handled their final two games of the season - a 114-92 loss to the New York Knicks and a 124-108 loss at the Charlotte Hornets 55:36 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats losing three of four games in a season-opening series against the New York Mets 01:12:04 - Orioles: analysis of the O's suffering a season-opening three-game sweep at the Tampa Bay Rays and of the O's bringing back Matt Harvey on a Minor League contract https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 288: Commanders lose DeAndre Carter, chat with Andy Pollin on Dan Snyder and Jack Kent Cooke and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 57:57

    14:59 - Commanders: react to DeAndre Carter reportedly agreeing on a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers 19:23 - Commanders: thoughts on what Buffalo Bills receiver Stefon Diggs' contract extension and other big-money contracts for NFL receivers in the 2022 offseason mean for a potential contract extension for Terry McLaurin 28:34 - Guest: Andy Pollin of ESPN 630 D.C. The Sports Capitol on whether we're seeing the end of Dan Snyder as owner of the Commanders; the legacy of Jack Kent Cooke off the 25th anniversary of his death, including why he didn't leave the Redskins to his son, John Kent Cooke; and how Carson Wentz and Ron Rivera ultimately will do for the Commanders 44:42 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats' season-opening 5-1 loss to the New York Mets https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 287: chat with Nathan Baird on Commanders Draft prospects Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 78:38

    Commanders: analysis of LSU cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. off his impressive showing at LSU's Pro Day - should the Commanders consider taking him with the No. 11 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft? Guest: Ohio State football insider Nathan Baird of Cleveland.com on two of the top receiver prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft in the Buckeyes' Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson - what would the Commanders be getting in each guy? Capitals: react to a much-needed win - a 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning that featured big performances from Alex Ovechkin and John Carlson Nationals: the three things that matter the most to Galdi for the Nats in their 2022 season Orioles: the three things that matter the most to Galdi for the O's in their 2022 season Wizards: thoughts on a 118-103 loss at the Atlanta Hawks https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 286: could financial scandal work in Dan Snyder's favor?, Carson Wentz chat with Cody Felger and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 60:19

    11:12 - Commanders: analysis of various aspects of the Commanders' alleged financial impropriety off a statement from a Commanders lawyer, including whether the scandal could actually end up working in Dan Snyder's favor 26:50 - Guest: Cody Felger, host of Bring The Juice, which is an Indianapolis Colts podcast, on why the Colts traded Carson Wentz, whether Colts head coach Frank Reich wanted to trade Wentz and what the Commanders now have in Wentz as a quarterback 42:47 - Wizards: react to a 132-114 win at the Minnesota Timberwolves that damaged the Wiz's NBA Draft Lottery odds but featured a number of impressive performances 51:10 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats' season-opening roster becoming clearer, including Joan Adon and Anibal Sanchez making the Nats' rotation https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 285: Commanders' whistleblower is revealed, Ron Rivera shuts down Terry McLaurin trade talk and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 60:15

    21:19 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders' alleged financial impropriety off the reveal of the whistleblower, including a nasty back-and-forth between the team and the whistleblower's lawyer 38:51 - Commanders: react to Ron Rivera saying that no teams have reached out to the Commanders about a possible trade for Terry McLaurin “and we wouldn't entertain it” 50:52 - Nationals: thoughts on two unlikely players - position player Lucius Fox and starting pitcher Joan Adon - emerging as serious candidates to make the Nats' Opening Day roster https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 284: could ticket-revenue scandal end Dan Snyder as Commanders owner?, Jason Wright speaks and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 101:59

    13:44 - Commanders: in-depth react to a major report that Congress' House Committee on Oversight and Reform has received information that alleges that the Commanders kept ticket revenue that was supposed to be shared with other NFL teams - is this a scandal that truly could end Dan Snyder as owner of the team? 23:16 - Guest: sports-business insider A.J. Perez of Front Office Sports on the story that he broke - that Congress' House Committee on Oversight and Reform has received information that alleges that the Commanders kept ticket revenue that was supposed to be shared with other NFL teams 51:15 - Commanders: analysis of comments from Jason Wright on the Commanders' quest for a new stadium, including whether the stadium will have a roof, how much longer the team will be playing home games at FedEx Field, how important money is in the search and the erosion of the team's fanbase 01:18:03 - Capitals: examining a 5-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild in the Caps' first game in six days 01:23:08 - Wizards: breakdown of Jeckyll-and-Hyde weekend for the Wiz that featured a 135-103 win over the Dallas Mavericks but also a 144-102 loss at the Boston Celtics 01:30:36 - Nationals: thoughts on Patrick Corbin being named the Nats' Opening Day starter, a Stephen Strasburg update and various roster moves 01:37:35 - Orioles: thoughts on the O's agreeing on a contract with Trey Mancini to avoid arbitration, MLB Pipeline ranking the O's as having the No. 1 farm system in baseball and more https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 283: new scandal for Dan Snyder?, deep dive on Commanders' stadium search with WUSA9's Eric Flack and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 74:13

    13:01 - Commanders: in-depth reaction to yet another scandal with Congress now looking into potential financial impropriety by the team 29:24 - Guest: Eric Flack, chief investigative reporter for WUSA9, on the Commanders' search for a new stadium, including the changing dynamic of their potential deal with Virginia, the truth about potential stadium sites in Virginia, where things stand with Maryland and Washington, D.C. and more 52:01 - Commanders: examining the Commanders having the easiest schedule for the NFL's 2022 regular season according to Warren Sharp of Sharp Football Analysis via projected win totals from Las Vegas oddsmakers 01:00:30 - Commanders: analysis of Cole Holcomb off notable comments by Ron Rivera and Martin Mayhew on Holcomb at the NFL's Annual League Meeting https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 282: Dan Snyder confusion, Alex Smith slams Commanders, Ron Rivera speaks at League Meeting and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 91:58

    10:03 - Commanders: examining the confusion over Dan Snyder's role and status as Commanders owner off a major report and comments from Roger Goodell...and analysis of negative comments from Alex Smith on the Commanders as an organization 27:54 - Commanders: analysis of Ron Rivera's comments at the NFL's Annual League Meeting on the negativity surrounding the Commanders and on the state of the team with him as head coach 42:01 - Commanders: analysis of Ron Rivera's and Jim Irsay's comments at the NFL's Annual League Meeting on Carson Wentz 01:00:55 - Commanders: analysis of telling comments from Ron Rivera at the NFL's Annual League Meeting on Chase Young 01:12:10 - Wizards: thoughts on a 107-94 loss to the Chicago Bulls and a 127-110 win over the Orlando Magic 01:20:57 - Nationals: react to Anibal Sanchez and Cade Cavalli getting shellacked in a 29-8 exhibition loss to the St. Louis Cardinals https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 281: Commanders conversation with former Redskins salary-cap analyst J.I. Halsell and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 73:38

    17:02 - Commanders: analysis of comments at the NFL's Annual League Meeting on Carson Wentz from two guys who know him well - Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich and Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson 38:25 - Guest: NFL agent and former Redskins salary-cap analyst J.I. Halsell on Commanders' contracts and the team's salary-cap situation - the Carson Wentz contract, potential contract extensions for Terry McLaurin and Daron Payne, how we should view the J.D. McKissic controversy with the Buffalo Bills, what it was like working for Dan Snyder and more 58:51 - Capitals: thoughts on a 6-1 loss to the Metropolitan Division-leading Carolina Hurricanes 01:06:14 - Nationals: react to the Nats optioning Luis Garcia to Triple-A Rochester https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 280: Commanders better off having traded for Carson Wentz instead of Deshaun Watson? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 70:44

    07:13 - Commanders: examining Deshaun Watson's introductory press conference for the Cleveland Browns and whether the Commanders may actually be better off having traded for Carson Wentz as opposed to Watson 35:12 - Wizards: a proper salute to the Wizards for them having their first winning streak in two and-a-half months(!) with a 100-97 win at the Detroit Pistons and a 123-115 win over the Golden State Warriors 44:45 - Capitals: analysis of a 4-3 shootout win at the Buffalo Sabres and a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils 57:06 - Nationals: thoughts on Cade Cavalli potentially being on the Nats' Opening Day roster and on the Nats bringing back yet another player from their past in signing Tyler Clippard to a Minor League contract https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 279: Commanders re-sign Cornelius Lucas, what their offensive line could mean for Carson Wentz and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 46:52

    03:58 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders re-signing Cornelius Lucas, just how good Washington's offensive line was in the 2021 season and what that might mean for Carson Wentz in the 2022 season 21:47 - Wizards: react to a 114-102 loss at the Milwaukee Bucks, continuing the Wizards' ugly ending to their regular season 31:32 - Georgetown and Maryland Basketball: examining the Hoyas pretty clearly retaining Patrick Ewing as head coach and the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 featuring so many good players from Washington, D.C.-area high schools - why aren't the Terrapins and Hoyas getting these guys? 38:19 - Orioles: thoughts on the O's appearing likely to trade Trey Mancini https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 278: Commanders conversation with Ben Standig, what does Tyreek deal mean for Terry? and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 87:33

    14:44 - Commanders: thoughts on a significant report on Commanders business operations and on The Team 980 no longer being the flagship radio station of the Commanders 34:43 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders signing defensive lineman Efe Obada and re-signing Danny Johnson and of what receiver Tyreek Hill's mega-money contract extension with his new team, the Miami Dolphins, means for a potential Commanders contract extension for Terry McLaurin 52:00 - Guest: Commanders insider Ben Standig of The Athletic on his conversation with Ron Rivera about why he traded for Carson Wentz, whether the Commanders might take a quarterback in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft and more 01:19:31 - Nationals: react to telling comments from Davey Martinez on Stephen Strasburg and to Patrick Corbin tracking toward being the Nats' Opening Day starter https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 277: deep dive with Colts insider Mike Chappell on why Indy traded Carson Wentz and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 75:11

    16:38 - Commanders: thoughts on the Commanders potentially taking a quarterback in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft off impressive Pro Days for Malik Willis and Kenny Pickett 31:12 - Guest: Colts insider Mike Chappell of FOX59/CBS4 Sports in Indianapolis on Carson Wentz, including an in-depth look at why the Colts traded Wentz after just one season with them 57:05 - Maryland Basketball: react to - and some scheduled fun with - Kevin Willard's introductory press conference as Terrapins head coach 01:07:23 - Capitals: analysis of a 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 276: Carson Wentz vs. Matt Ryan, Maryland hires Kevin Willard and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 72:33

    15:09 - Commanders: why the Commanders should not have regret over having traded for Carson Wentz instead of trading for Matt Ryan off him being dealt by the Atlanta Falcons to the Indianapolis Colts for just a 2022 third-round draft pick 29:30 - Maryland Basketball: analysis of what the Terrapins are getting in their new head coach, Kevin Willard 42:34 - Capitals: an examination of the Caps acquiring forwards Marcus Johansson and Johan Larsson - and not a goaltender - on NHL Trade Deadline Day 48:00 - Wizards: react to a 115-97 loss at the NBA-worst Houston Rockets in a game in which the Wiz blew a 23-point second-quarter lead...and react to a report on Bradley Beal's future with the Wiz 01:01:38 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats announcing that they'll be retiring Ryan Zimemrman's No. 11, bad injury news for Carter Kieboom and MASN not having its announcers travel to road games to begin the 2022 regular season https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 275: Ron Rivera opens up about trading for Carson Wentz, Commanders lose major sponsor and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 94:01

    17:59 - Commanders: in-depth breakdown of Ron Rivera opening up about why the Commanders traded for Carson Wentz, including the involvement of Joe Gibbs, the incorporation of analytics and conversations that Ron had with Wentz's previous NFL head coaches 47:36 - Commanders: react to Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane firing shots at the Commanders over J.D. McKissic reneging on his contract agreement with the Bills in order to re-sign with the Commanders 01:02:19 - Commanders: examining the Commanders losing a major sponsor in Anheuser-Busch - and apparently due to the workplace-misconduct scandal 01:11:10 - Capitals: analysis of a 4-3 shootout win at the Carolina Hurricanes and a 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars 01:19:13 - Wizards: analysis of a 100-97 loss at the New York Knicks and a 127-119 win over the Los Angeles Lakers 01:30:04 - Virginia Tech Basketball: thoughts on the Hokies' 81-73 loss to Texas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and on the state of Tech basketball https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 274: Carson Wentz kills it at intro presser, Commanders sign Andrew Norwell and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 84:00

    18:10 - Commanders: in-depth react to Carson Wentz's introductory press conference, including how he did very well in the answers that he gave to the many tough questions that he received...and react to some of what Ron Rivera said, including scheduled fun from Ron 43:37 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders signing Andrew Norwell and re-signing Cam Sims 56:41 - Guest: ACC insider Mike Barber of Richmond.com on Virginia Tech being in a fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament, why the Hokies turned around their season, whether they can make a run in the NCAA Tournament and more...and Mike talks Virginia basketball and Hokies and Cavaliers football 01:15:13 - Capitals: thoughts on a 7-2 win at the Columbus Blue Jackets that increased the Caps' lead on the Jackets for the Eastern Conference's second wild-card spot https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 273: kray kray Day 1 of NFL's new league year for Commanders and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 59:56

    15:11 - Commanders: react to a wild Day 1 of the NFL's new league year for the Commanders...and a "preview" of the Carson Wentz introductory press conference and the opportunity that the presser presents 27:07 - Commanders: examining what exactly happened with J.D. McKissic, who went from agreeing on a contract with the Buffalo Bills to then changing his mind and deciding to re-sign with the Commanders 36:50 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders releasing Ereck Flowers, Matt Ioannidis, Landon Collins and Deshazor Everett 51:18 - Wizards: thoughts on another bad defensive performance by the Wizards and more in a 127-109 loss to the Denver Nuggets https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 272: Commanders lose J.D. McKissic but keep Bobby McCain and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 60:10

    20:13 - Commanders: analysis of two major reported developments on Day 2 of the NFL's Legal Tampering Period - J.D. McKissic agreeing on a contract with the Buffalo Bills off confusion with the Commanders and Bobby McCain agreeing to re-sign with the Commanders 38:33 - Capitals: a proper salute to Alex Ovechkin surpassing Jaromir Jagr for No. 3 on the NHL's all-time regular-season goals list and other thoughts from a 4-3 shootout win over the New York Islanders 47:37 - Nationals: react to Davey Martinez discussing the latest in Stephen Strasburg's recovery from surgery to address neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome and Davey saying that he would "love" for Cesar Hernandez to be the Nats' regular leadoff hitter for the 2022 season https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 271: Commanders lose Brandon Scherff and Tim Settle, clarity on Carson Wentz Trade and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 64:11

    14:10 - Commanders: analysis of Mitchell Trubisky reportedly agreeing on a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers and how that further clarifies the context within which the Commanders agreed on their trade for Carson Wentz 28:53 - Commanders: in-depth breakdowns of the Commanders' reported comings and goings from Day 1 of the NFL's Legal Tampering Period - losing Tim Settle to the Buffalo Bills and Brandon Scherff to the Jacksonville Jaguars, re-signing Tyler Larsen and potentially going with two kickers in Joey Slye and Brian Johnson 48:13 - Wizards: react to another hideous defensive performance by the Wizards and more in a 126-112 loss at the Golden State Warriors that concluded an 0-4 trip out west for the Wiz 53:35 - Nationals: thoughts on the Nats reportedly agreeing on a contract to bring back Sean Doolittle 58:06 - Orioles: examining Adley Rutschman potentially beginning the 2022 regular season in the Majors off comments from Mike Elias https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 270: Commanders are extending Scott Turner, Commanders free agency preview and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 106:05

    02:57 - Commanders: a theory on what's behind the Commanders' surprising contract extension for Scott Turner 14:02 - Commanders: in-depth preview of free agency for the Commanders, including how they should be thinking and an examination of their many unrestricted free agents 36:00 - Commanders: should the Commanders have waited on finding out whether Deshaun Watson would be criminally charged before agreeing on the trade for Carson Wentz? 46:51 - College Basketball: a look at the four Virginia teams that made the 2022 NCAA Tournament, including a breakdown of Virginia Tech winning the ACC Tournament 56:47 - Nationals: analysis of the Nats agreeing on a number of free-agent deals, including ones with Nelson Cruz and Steve Cishek, and of a number of noteworthy items from Mike Rizzo, including him speaking quite a bit on the Nats potentially signing Juan Soto to a contract extension 01:19:25 - Capitals: a proper salute to the Caps off them concluding a 2-0-1 road trip with a 4-3 overtime win at the Vancouver Canucks 01:26:12 - Wizards: react to the Wiz's terrible defense and more from a 122-109 loss at the Los Angeles Lakers and a 127-118 loss at the Portland Trail Blazers 01:41:15 - Orioles: thoughts on the O's having top prospects Adley Rutschman and Grayson Rodriguez as non-roster invitees at Orioles Major League Spring Training and signing catcher Robinson Chrinos and starting pitcher Jordan Lyles https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 269: conversation with Bob Kravitz on what went wrong for Carson Wentz with Colts and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 73:23

    20:08 - Commanders: analysis of the Commanders reportedly deciding to release Landon Collins and non-tender Kyle Allen, including a look at how and why the Collins contract didn't work out for Washington 42:08 - Guest: Bob Kravitz, senior writer for The Athletic and longtime Indianapolis sports columnist, on the truth about what went wrong for Carson Wentz with the Colts and what the Commanders are getting in Wentz 58:46 - College Basketball: thoughts on Maryland's 76-72 loss to Michigan State in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament, Virginia's 63-43 loss to North Carolina in the quarters of the ACC Tournament and Virginia Tech's 87-80 win over Notre Dame in the quarters of the ACC Tournament Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi https://HelloFresh.com/Galdi16 and use the promo code Galdi16 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 268: Commanders are trading for Carson Wentz and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 75:08

    14:01 - Commanders: in-depth react to the Commanders reportedly agreeing on a trade for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz, including deep dives on Wentz's contractual situation, the many concerns with him and his potential upside 43:04 - Guest: Commanders insider Ben Standig of The Athletic DC on why the Denver Broncos - and not the Commanders - are trading for Russell Wilson, the likelihood of the Commanders and Landon Collins agreeing on a renegotiated contract, whether the Commanders will re-sign unrestricted free agent-to-be J.D. McKissic and more 54:35 - College Basketball: breakdowns of Georgetown's hideous season ending with a 57-53 loss to Seton Hall in the first round of the Big East Tournament, Virginia Tech's 76-75 overtime win over Clemson in the second round of the ACC Tournament and Virginia's 51-50 win over Louisville in the second round of the ACC Tournament 01:03:50 - Capitals: analysis of a 4-3 overtime loss at the Edmonton Oilers 01:10:03 - Wizards: thoughts on a 115-109 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 267: Russell Wilson to Broncos and not Commanders, 10-year anniversary of RGIII Trade and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 65:51

    17:18 - Commanders: in-depth react to Aaron Rodgers staying with the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks reportedly agreeing to trade Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos and not the Commanders, including why the Commanders didn't make the trade, what now for the Commanders in their search for a franchise quarterback and whether they should have any interest in the Packers' Jordan Love 42:00 - Commanders: thoughts on the 10-year anniversary of The RGIII Trade, including a look at the eerie parallels between the Redskins in March 2012 and the Commanders in March 2022 56:24 - Capitals: analysis of a 5-4 win at the Calgary Flames that included multiple milestones for Alex Ovechkin Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 266: Deshaun Watson is open to playing for Commanders?(!) and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 60:16

    15:16 - Commanders: analysis of the NFL's salary cap for the 2022 season being set at $208.2 million and what this means for the Commanders 20:55 - Commanders: in-depth react to a prominent NFL insider who knows Deshaun Watson well saying that Watson would be open to playing for the Commanders, including an examination of Watson's legal situation and whether the Commanders should trade for him 41:30 - Guest: Maryland basketball insider Jeff Ermann, the publisher of InsideMDSports.com, on the top candidates in and the nature of the Terrapins' head-coaching search, what truly was behind Mark Turgeon's departure as Terps head coach, what went wrong for the Terps on the court in the 2021-2022 season and more Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Episode 265: Commanders make trade offer for Russell Wilson and are in on Deshaun Watson and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 77:05

    14:22 - Commanders: in-depth react to a number of reports on the Commanders' search for a franchise quarterback, including the Commanders having made a trade offer to the Seattle Seahawks for Russell Wilson, the Commanders being in on potentially trading for the Houston Texans' Deshaun Watson, the Commanders being focused on taking a quarterback in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft and more 39:35 - College Basketball: examining where things stand with a team in the Mid-Atlantic region actually making the 2022 NCAA Tournament and breakdowns of Maryland's 77-67 loss at Michigan State, Georgetown concluding an 0-19 Big East regular season with a 97-75 loss at Xavier, Virginia's 71-61 win at Louisville and Virginia Tech's 63-59 loss at Clemson 55:41 - Wizards: analysis of a 117-114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks and a 133-123 win over the Indiana Pacers that featured an impressive Wizards debut from Kristaps Porzingis 01:05:39 - Capitals: thoughts on a 5-2 win Seattle Kraken that included strong outings from Alex Ovechkin and Vitek Vanecek and came as the Ovechkin-Russia-Ukraine controversy continued Visit https://BetterHelp.com/Galdi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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