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Blue Wire's Chase Thomas hosts the best daily sports podcast today with a stacked rotating guest list of sportswriters you know and love from ESPN, Sports Illustrated, The Athletic, The Ringer, Bleacher Report, SB Nation, along with other sports-media figures, current and former athletes and coaches, front-office guys and Chase's close friends and family members who put may or may not put up with him just to get on the podcast.

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    College Football Week 4 Picks & Predictions, USC's Next Coach and Auburn In Happy Valley With Matt Green. Plus, MLB With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler and Utah Jazz With KSL's Ben Anderson

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 113:34


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to talk about their Week 4 picks in the college football season, Auburn heading to Happy Valley to face Penn State, the USC job opening up, Skylar Thompson's injury for Kansas State, musical chairs at QB for Texas, the Florida vs. Alabama showdown and much more (1:00). Then, Fangraphs' Jon Tayler on the Giants and Dodgers making the postseason, Ryan Braun's retirement, Michael Conforto's upcoming free agency and much more (60:00). Lastly, KSL's Ben Anderson on the Jazz, Donovan Mitchell's development, winning the West next season, Rudy Gay's impact, and possible new color schemes in Utah (90:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Matt Green, Jon Tayler and Ben Anderson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Minnesota Vikings With The Daily Norseman's Eric Thompson and Iowa Hawkeyes With Hawk Central's Chad Leistikow

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 42:47


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by The Daily Norseman's Eric Thompson to gross on about their horrible teams, the Vikings and Falcons, what happened in Cincy for Minny on Sunday, the horrid offensive line play, questions with Mike Zimmer at head coach, a potentially terrible NFC North and much more (1:00). Then, Chad Leistikow of Hawk Central hops on the pod to talk about Iowa's big win over rival Iowa State over the weekend, how it happened, Spencer Petras's development, looking ahead to Ohio State and the rest of the Big Ten slate and much more (22:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Eric Thompson, Chad Leistikow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Screw The Lines NFL Week 2, Falcons Are Awful, and NFC West Dominance With 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 57:59

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards to talk about all the action in Week 1 of the NFL season, the 49ers dominating on offense, Kyle benching key guys before the game, the Falcons' o-line monstrosity, the Vikings flailing in Cincy, the Steelers being pretenders again, the dominant showing for the NFC West, the Packers laying an egg and so much more. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Evan Sowards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    College Football Week 3 Recap, Oregon's Statement Win and Texas Is Still Not Back With Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 73:04

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to recap Week 2 of the college football season, how Iowa took down Iowa State, Oregon's big win over the Buckeyes, the quarterback issue at Georgia, Texas getting blasted by Arkansas, Miss State's Home Dog of the Week victory, and BYU ending Utah's longtime winning streak against the Cougs. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Matt Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! NFL Week 1, Ben Simmons Trades & Big 12 Expansion With Andrew Hammond and Bob Silverman. Plus, Atlanta Sports Guys With Max Marcovitch and Garrett Chapman and Tennessee Vols With Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 108:12

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters The Daily Beast's Robert Silverman and The Detroit Free Press's Andrew Hammond to talk about the Bucs vs. Cowboys opener, their favorite Ben Simmons trade ideas and the Big 12 expanding with BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF (1:00). Then, the Atlanta Sports Guys with Max Marcovitch and Garrett Chapman return to talk about TrueHoop's piece on the Hawks winning an NBA title, trading for Bradley Beal, Falcons vs. Eagles, Titletown High review, and Austin Riley hype (40:00). Lastly, Rocky Top Insider's Ryan Schumpert and the UTK Daily Beacon's Ethan Stone on Tennessee vs. Pitt, what happened last week, Joe Milton, missing Tiyon Evans, Jimmy Calloway's return and much more (90:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Robert Silverman, Andrew Hammond, Max Marcovitch, Garrett Chapman, Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Bucs Take Down Cowboys Late With Chase's Bud Bogle. Plus, Green Bay Packers With Pack-A-Day's Perri Goldstein and vs. Saints and Cleveland Indians With Bally Sports' Al Pawlowski

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 71:23

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by his buddy Bogle to talk about his Cowboys going down in heartbreaking fashion to the Bucs on Thursday Night Football, how Dak looked, new faces on the defense, Vita Vae's dominance, the awesome wide-receiver unit and much more (1:00). Then, Pack-A-Day's Perri Goldstein joins the program to talk about the Packers' upcoming battle against New Orleans, the new defensive coordinator, questions on the offensive line, Aaron Rodgers' swan song in Green Bay and much more (25:00). Lastly, Bally Sports' Al Pawlowski sits down with Chase to talk about the Cleveland Indians, the return of McKenzie and Zimmer, a dominant starting rotation when healthy, Myles Straw's rise and much more (50:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Bogle, Perri Goldsein, and Al Pawlowski Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    College Football Week 2 Picks & Preview, Minnesota Loses Ibrahim and Cy-Hawk Showdown With Matt Green. Plus, MLB With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler and Army vs. Georgia State Analysis With Black Knight Nation's Sal Interdonato

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 136:28

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to talk about Week 2 in the college football season, Vanderbilt already shuffling their offensive play-caller duties, Randy Edsall out at UConn, Minnesota losing Mo Ibrahim for the season, the Huskies on primetime vs. Michigan, the battle for the Cy-Hawk trophy and much more (1:00). Then, Fangraphs' Jon Tayler to talk about the Braves extending Morton, Mullens joining the 25-25 club for the Orioles, DeGrom's medical miracle per the Mets, Mondesi's return for Kansas City and Bradley Zimmer's emergence in Cleveland (60:00). Lastly, Black Knight Nation's Sal Interdonato on the Army vs. Georgia State game, why Army is looking good for another strong season, why the Black Knights are hard to prepare for, who to watch this season and much more (120:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Matt Green, Jon Tayler, Sal Interdonato Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NBA New Faces, New Situations, Paul Pierce's Legacy and the State of the New York Knicks With SNY's David Vertsberger. Plus, UGA vs. Clemson With Not That Ryan Adams and New England Revolution With Jeff Lemieux

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 83:38

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by SNY's David Vertsberger to talk about SI's Chris Mannix's great piece on Paul Pierce, the Celtics almost drafting Dirk Nowitzki, the Big 3 in Boston, which new faces in new places they like the most from Ime Udoka in Boston to Rick Carlisle in Indiana to Patrick Beverely in Minnesota, along with their assessment with where the Knicks are heading in 2021-22 (1:00). Then, one of Chase's best friends Not That Ryan Adams returns to talk UGA's big win vs. Clemson, how it happened, questions at wide receiver, the offense long-term, and comparing them to Alabama and much more (45:00). Lastly, Revolution Soccer's Jeff Lemieux stops by to talk about the best team in MLS this season, how they've done it, Bruce Arena's managerial chops, and if they will finally bring home their first MLS cup this fall. Host: Chase Thomas Guests: David Vertsberger, Not That Ryan Adams, Jeff Lemieux Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Confidence Is Everything NFL Week 1 Preview, Chris Hogan Makes Saints and Goodbye, Cam With Evan Sowards of 49ers Hub

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 69:44


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards to talk about their teams, the Falcons and 49ers, heading into Week 1 of the NFL season, Trey Lance's injured hand, the Falcons' backup QB spot, Tyler Dunne's great piece on Chris Hogan and the Saints, Cam Newton's uncertain NFL future and make their Confidence Picks for Week 1 of the NFL season from the Cowboys at Tampa to open on Thursday to the Browns in Kansas City on Sunday afternoon. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Evan Sowards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    College Football Week 1 Recap, Georgia Downs Clemson and the ACC Fails Early Test With Matt Green. Plus, Sunday Night MLB With Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 125:04

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to recap Week 1 of the college football season, Georgia taking down Clemson, Notre Dame surviving FSU, CJ Stroud passing his first test at OSU, real trouble at Washington and Georgia Tech, Penn State making a statement vs. Wisconsin and so much more (1:00). Then, Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias returns for Sunday Night MLB to talk about the Dodgers losing A.J. Pollock, more Mets craziness, the Yankees' bullpen, the Blue Jays needing to lock up Robbie Ray and Marcus Semien and much more (105:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Matt Green, Stacey Gotsulias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! Mets Front Office Disaster, Wilson & Mahomes Comparisons & CFB Minute With Robert Silverman and Andrew Hammond. Plus, Tennessee Vols vs. Bowling Green Reactions With Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 65:03

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters The Daily Beast's Robert Silverman and The Detroit Free Press' Andrew Hammond to talk about the Mets latest front-office debacle, the Zach Wilson & Pat Mahomes comps for the Jets and ESPN shaking up First Take (1:00). Then, Rocky Top Insider's Ryan Schumpert and UTK Daily Beacon's Ethan Stone on the Vols taking down Bowling Green, Tiyon Evans' first game showing out, Joe Milton's inaccuracy, the up-tempo offense and much more (40:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Robert Silverman, Andrew Hammond, Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    College Football Pick 'Em Week 1, Bishop Sycamore Hilarity and Zeb Noland At QB For South Carolina With Matt Green. Plus, UGA vs. Clemson With Dawg Sports' Graham Coffey & Diamondbacks With Jack Sommers of AZ Snake Pit

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 119:12

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to talk about Week Zero in college football, what happened with Nebraska, ESPN getting bamboozled by Bishop Sycamore, Zeb Noland starting for South Carolina and then get to their Week 1 picks in the college football season (1:00). Then, Dawg Sports' Graham Coffey joins the program to preview the Georgia vs. Clemson match-up, how it will go, matchups to watch, DJ vs. JT, and much more (60:00). Lastly, AZ Snake Pit's Jack Sommers on the Diamondbacks' disastrous season, Marte's future, stats to like and not like, and how long this rebuild will go (90:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Matt Green, Graham Coffey and Jack Sommers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Yankees Bullpen Questions, Mariners Extensions and Rays Devil Magic With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler. Plus, West Virginia Mountaineers With The Daily Athenaeum's Charles Montgomery and Baltimore Orioles With MASN's Roch Kubatko

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 99:18

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Fangraphs' Jon Tayler to talk about the Yankees losing Britton for the year, the Blue Jays fall, Nats promoting Ruiz, the Pirates firing their pitching coach, extensions for Dipoto and Servais, and the Rays running away with the AL East (1:00). Then, West Virginia football preview with Charles Montgomery to talk Jarrett Doege, Neal Brown in Year 3, questions in the secondary, and a brutal schedule (60:00). Lastly, MASN's Roch Kubatko talks with Chase about the Baltimore Orioles, what's gone wrong in 2021, issues developing talent, keep Mancini, Mullens and Means long-term and when they'll be contending again (80:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Jon Tayler, Charles Montgomery and Roch Kubatko Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Rondo To The Lakers, Gordon Extension For Denver and Warriors' Title Chances With Malik Brown

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 57:14

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Peachtree Hoops' Malik Brown to talk about the Lakers getting even older by adding Rondo, what to make of the top of the Western Conference, the Nuggets potentially extending Aaron Gordon, Ben Simmons' future in Philly, Thad Young in Phoenix and if the Warriors can win the title in 2021-22. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Malik Brown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    7 Super Bowl Contenders, 49ers & Falcons Preseason Finales, and Trouble In Vegas With Evan Sowards of 49ers Hub

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 57:29

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards to run through 7 teams who can realistically win a Super Bowl this year, banter about why San Francisco is not one of them, the Falcons and Niners preseason finales, hope for Jimmy G, the Eagles trading for Minshew, Bridgewater winning the Denver job, and teams still calling about Watson. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Evan Sowards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mets Thumbs Down Own Fans, Yankees vs. Red Sox Wild Card Game Possibility, and the Mariners With Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 54:08

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias to talk about the Mets' players feuding with the fans, Cohen getting involved on Twitter, the Pirates releasing Polanco, Kluber back for NY, Phillies losing Hoskins, a. potential Yankees vs. Red Sox WC game and the Mariners hanging around in the AL playoff race. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Stacey Gotsulias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    BONUS: Drew Magary, Defector Media & Author

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 38:53

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas talks with Defector Media's Drew Magary about the company's one-year anniversary, leaving Deadspin, writing fiction vs. nonfiction, what Defector gets right, what he wanted to do when he was younger, how parenthood informs his writing, his health scare, writing THE HIKE, his upcoming book, and much more. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Drew Magary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! NFL QB Battles, Cavs Trade For Lauri and CFB Week Zero With Andrew Hammond and Bob Silverman. Plus, Atlanta Sports Guys With Garrett Chapman and Max Marcovitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 93:07

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters The Daily Beast's Robert Silverman and The Detroit Free Press's Andrew Hammond to talk about fun NFL QB battles, the Cavs trading for Lauri Markkanen and the CFB Minute on Week Zero in college football (1:00). Then, the Atlanta Sports Guys Garret Chapman and Max Marcovitch on the Braves' elite infield, the Falcons preseason finale against Cleveland, the Falcons releasing Hawkins and the Hawks early NBA Power Rankings (60:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Robert Silverman, Andrew Hammond, Max Marcovitch, Garrett Chapman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    SEC CFB Preview, Pac-12 & Big Ten & ACC Alliance, and Nebraska vs. Illinois With Matt Green. Buffalo Bills With Sal Capaccio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 134:50

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green to talk preview the SEC, what to make of Florida vs. Georgia, the rough season ahead for South Carolina, Kentucky's ceiling, Texas A&M's year, Ole Miss vs. Miss State, poor Arkansas, and the wildcard that is LSU, along with their first preview of Week 0's Nebraska vs. Illinois and the "alliance" between the PAC-12, Big 10 and ACC (1:00). Then, Buffalo Bills sideline reporter Sal Capaccio calls in to talk about the Bills, their offseason, Josh Allen in Year 3, the addition of Emmanuel Sanders, the loaded defense, Levi Wallace praise and being the favorite in the AFC East (120:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Memphis Adds Sheed, Duren and Bates, Wazzu Moneyball and Akinjo At Baylor With Stats By Will. Plus, MLB With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler and Boston College Eagles With Rivals' Andy Backstrom

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 115:57

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Fangraphs' Jon Tayler to talk about the Orioles moving up to No. 1 in the MLB pipeline rankings, Bregman returning for Houston, the fall of the Red Sox, a November World Series, and much more (1:00). Then, Stats By Will on Memphis adding Sheed to the coaching staff, Duren and Bates to the team, how Kyle Smith has rebuilt Washington State basketball, Akinjo at Baylor, and the impact of the mid-range shot in college basketball (45:00). Lastly, Rivals' Andy Backstrom on Boston College football, Jurkovec's rise, the absence of a running game, questions in the secondary, and what Jeff Hafley has gotten right so far at BC (90:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lakers Offseason Grade, Cleveland Wing Help, and Fox In Sacramento With Corban Ford. Plus, Oklahoma State With Eli Lederman and Washington Football Team With Pete Hailey

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 85:09


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Tulsa World's Eli Lederman to talk about the upcoming season for the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Spencer Sanders bouncing back, becoming a defense-first team in recent years, their future in the Big 12, schedule landmines like in Boise and much more (1:00). Then, NBC Sports Washington's Pete Hailey joins the program to talk Washington Football team, Ryan Fitzpatrick, the new wideout options opposite of Terry McLaurin, Jaret Patterson's camp, the elite defense, Landon Collins, NFC East expectations, more (18:00). Lastly, Corban Ford joins the show to talk about the Lakers' offseason choices, De'Aaron Fox being content in Sacramento, Jeremy Lamb's trade value in Indy, Jared Dudley to the Mavs, Cavs looking for wing help and much more (48:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Eli Lederman, Pete Hailey and Corban Ford Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Cam Newton's COVID Blunder, Ja'Marr Chase's Drops In Cincy and AFC East Preview With 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards. Plus, LA Galaxy and Angel City With LA Times' Kevin Baxter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 86:25

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by LA Times' Kevin Baxter to talk about Angel City FC, the big-time owners involved, the expansion of NWSL, LA Galaxy, Chicarito's absence, Niko Hämäläinen's addition, Dejan Joveljic's fit next to Chicarito, and much more (1:00). Then, 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards to talk about Cam Newton's COVID mistake in New England, Ja'Marr Chase's drop issues in Cincy, NFL Week 2 Preseason risers and fallers, and their preview of the AFC East, believing in the Dolphins, the Patriots' weak offense, the Bills being the favorites and the Jets finding a way not to finish last (30:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Kyle Baxter, Evan Sowards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sunday Night MLB Talk, Yankees Surging, Rangers Front Office Changes, MLB New CBA Questions With Stacey Gotsulias of Locked On Yankees

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 49:50

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias to talk about the Yankees winning nine-straight games, the Padres falling out of a Wild Card spot in the NL, the Cardinals extending Molina, Lindor's ownership problem in New York, the Rangers parting ways with their assistant GM and the new salary considerations for the next MLB CBA. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Stacey Gotsulias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! Draymond Green And Kevin Durant Talk, Meddling Mets Ownership and NFL Taunting With Robert Silverman and Andrew Hammond. Plus, Atlanta Sports Guy With Garrett Chapman and Max Marcovitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 96:36

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters The Daily Beast's Robert Silverman and The Detroit Free Press's Andrew Hammond to talk about Draymond and Kevin Durant talk it out about Golden State, the weird Mets' ownership situation and why the NFL is cracking down on taunting (1:00). The, the Atlanta Sports Guys' Max Marcovitch and Garrett Chapman return for the local hour on the podcast to talk about the first-place Braves, the Falcons second preseason game, AJ McCarron stinking it up, questions on the offensive line, the Kevin Huerter contract situation and much more (45:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Robert Silverman, Andrew Hammond, Max Marcovitch, Garrett Chapman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Big 12 CFB Preview, Nebraska NCAA Troubles and Joey Gatewood Transfers Again With Matt Green. Plus, Not AEW Or WWE With RBR Wrestling's Maxwell Baumbach

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 116:32

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by RBR Wrestling's Maxwell Baumbach to talk about his decision to leave the show, why he left, fatherhood, his basketball writing, his NBA Draft takes, if he will still keep up with pro wrestling and so much more (1:00). Then, fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green and Chase preview the Big 12, why Texas Tech and Texas is in real trouble, Baylor's march for 6 wins, if Kansas can steal two on their schedule and if this is the year Iowa State gets over the hump along with some talk on Nebraska, Scott Frost, Joey Gatewood and Terry Wilson winning the New Mexico Lobos QB job (50:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Maxwell Baumbach, Matt Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Voit Vs Rizzo Beef, Jack Morris Nonsense and Streaking Cardinals With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler. Plus, Florida Gators With Nick Marcinko and College Basketball With Stats By Will

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 114:14


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Inside The Gator's Nick Marcinko to talk about the Florida Gators, why Georgia is weirdly considered the favorite in the SEC, the case for Emory Jones, questions for Todd Grantham's defense, the Florida schedule and much more (1:00). Then, Stats By Will joins the program to talk about which COVID-19 CBB season stats are real and which are fake from the home-court advantage impact to the fall of the Blue Bloods and much more (30:00). Lastly, Fangraphs' Jon Tayler joins Chase to talk about Luke Voit vs. Anthony Rizzo in New York, Jack Morris's nonsense on Ohtani, MLB growing their national audience, Clint Frazier's MLB future and the Cardinals streaking in the NL Central (60:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Nick Marcinko, Stats By Will and Jon Tayler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Embiid's Philly Extension, Jalen Green's Summer League, and Marcus Smart Staying In Boston With Zach Allen of The Dream Shake. Plus, Alabama Crimson Tide With Roll Tide Wire's Stacey Blackwood

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 63:56

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Roll Tide Wire's Stacey Blackwood to talk about Bryce Young at Alabama, the differences with the new offensive coordinator in Bill O'Brien, who wins that second corner spot, Henry To'o To'o's fit on the defense, questions after John Metchie at receiver and what looks like a brutal schedule for Alabama (1:00). Plus, The Dream Shake's Zach Allen on Joel Embiid's extension in Philly, Jalen Green's Summer League and Detroit comments, the Eric Bledsoe trade, Marcus Smart's extension and the Pelicans' roster heading into 2021 (25:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Zach Allen, Stacey Blackwood Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    AFC North Preview, Dak's Hurt Shoulder, and Tim Tebow Blocks With Evan Sowards of 49ers Hub and Lindsey OK. Plus, Chicago Bears With Lester Wiltfong of Windy City Gridiron and Boston Celtics With Boston Herald's Mark Murphy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 122:46


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Windy City Gridiron's Lester Wiltfong Jr. to preview the Chicago Bears, Justin Fields' preseason debut, Matt Nagy calling plays, their new defensive coordinator, offensive line questions, the Anthony Miller trade and much more (1:00). Then, the Boston Herald's Mark Murphy on the Celtics, trading Kemba, adding Shroder and Horford, Tatum and Brown's next jump, needing more offense, Marcus Smart's future and much more (20:00). Lastly, 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards and Lindsey OK on the AFC North, the Browns vs. Ravens showdown, questions in Pittsburgh, the Bengals' receivers, Dak's shoulder, Tim Tebow and Alex Smith to ESPN (40:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Evan Sowards, Mark Murphy, Lindsey OK, Lester Wiltfong Jr. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Blue Jays Down The Stretch, Tyler Gilbert's No-No, and Lewis Brinson Getting Hot With Andrew Stoeten and Stacey Gotsulias of Locked On Yankees

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 48:08

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Blue Jays writer Andrew Stoeten and Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias to banter about the Blue Jays and Yankees battling it out in the AL East, the fall of the Red Sox, who to believe in more down the stretch, Tyler Gilbert's no-hitter for Arizona, Brandon Crawford's extension for the Giants, Lewis Brinson getting hot in July for Miami and much more. Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Andrew Stoeten, Stacey Gotsulias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    BONUS: Tripp Crosby, Green Tricycle Studios

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2021 51:34

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by YouTuber, film director and comedian Tripp Crosby to talk about his career, pursuing your dreams in your 20s, how money changes what you create and for how long, making a movie, what works on YouTube, what he wanted to do growing up, how becoming a parent changes things, why he stopped doing his podcast and YouTube show and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! Friday Night Lights, MLB Partnerships and Field Of Dreams Game With Robert Silverman of The Daily Beast. Plus, Atlanta Sports Guys With Garrett Chapman and Max Marcovitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 77:18


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporter The Daily Beast's Bob Silverman to talk about his high school wrestling career, Friday Night Lights in NYC and the South, Clay Travis vs. the Tennessee school board, MLB's Field Of Dreams game, and much more (2:00). Then, the Atlanta Sports Guys' Garrett Chapman and Max Marcovitch return to talk about the Falcons' preseason depth chart, Cooper and Johnson in NBA Summer League for the Hawks, the Braves over .500 and chasing the Phillies and much more (30:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    Dr. Britt Baker Returns Home, Christian Cage's AEW & Impact Title Shot and NXT Releases With Tyler Batiste. Plus, CFB Big Ten Preview With Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 127:37

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by The Athletic's Tyler Batiste to talk about being in the building for this week's episode of AEW Dynamite in Pittsburgh, Dr. Britt Baker returning home, if Darby Allin is working too many television matches, Christian Cage as Impact world champ, the absence of "Hangman" Adam Page, Keith Lee's scary health update, and more NXT releases (2:00). Then, fellow University of North Georgia alumni Matt Green and Chase talk about Greg Sankey's extension, Florida losing an important corner, BYU's NIL move and their thoughts on the Big Ten heading into 2021 (40:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Tyler Batiste, Matt Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Fernando Tatis Jr. In The Outfield, Jameson Taillon's Hot July and Luis Rojas' Job Security With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler. Plus, Bulls With Bulls HQ's Mark K and ATL United With 92.9 The Game's Mike Conti

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 78:06


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Bulls HQ's Mark K to talk about their offseason thus far, trading for Lonzo Ball, signing DeMar Derozan, the development of Patrick Williams, and the trade options for Lauri Markkanen (2:00). Then, 92.9 The Game's Mike Conti on Atlanta United, what went wrong with Heinze, the next manager for the club, Josef Martinez's commitment to Atlanta and much more (17:00). Lastly, Fangraphs' Jon Tayler and Chase banter about the Red Sox, Yankees, Jameson Taillon, the Mets firing Luis Rojas at the end of the season, Luis Robert's return in Chicago and so much more (40:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Mark K, Mike Conti and Jon Tayler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    NBA Free Agency Movement, Nets & Knicks Fandom and Kings Wanting Ben Simmons With Brandon "Scoop" Robinson of Bally Sports. Plus, Texas A&M With Former Aggie DT Jay Arnold

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 77:47

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by former Texas A&M Aggie Jay Arnold to talk about Texas coming to the SEC, what that means in College Station, recruiting at A&M and Austin, how the Aggies have evolved, playing with Johnny Manziel and Myles Garrett and much more (2:00). Then, Chase is joined by Bally Sports' Brandon "Scoop" Robinson to talk about the NBA free agency spending, the Lakers revamping their roster, believing in the Clippers, questions in Phoenix, the Nets, Knicks adding a bunching of pieces, and the Kings going after Siakam and Ben Simmons (30:00). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    AFC South Preview, James Washington's Future In Pittsburgh and NFL Hall Of Fame Thoughts With Anthony Wood and Evan Sowards. Plus, Warriors, 49ers and Raiders With Tim Kawakami and Florida State With Ingram Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 140:24

    The Athletic's Tim Kawakami talks with Chase about some Bay Area sports, the Warriors offseason, getting Klay back, talking with Andre Iguodala, Trey Lance in San Fran and the problems the Raiders face in 2021 and beyond (2:00). Then, Nolecast's Ingram Smith on the legacy of Bobby Bowden, the state of Noles football team, Mckenzie Milton, their brutal 2021 schedule and much more(30:00). To finish, Chase is joined by 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards and SI's Houston Texans reporter Anthony Wood to preview the AFC South, why the Texans are going to be bad, optimism on the wideout front, the Titans being the favorites, the Colts getting hammered with injuries and missing explosive playmakers out wide, the Jaguars having too much offensive firepower to bad, James Washington wanting out from the Steelers, the NFL Hall Of Fame weekend and Josh Allen's extension (60:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Tim Kawakami, Ingram Smith, Evan Sowards, Anthony Wood Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Red Sox Freefall, Phillies Atop NL East and Angels Lose Rendon With Stacey Gotsulias of Locked On Yankees and Jessica Brand

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 57:41

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias and MLB stathead Jessica Brand to talk about this week in MLB, the Red Sox falling off, the AL East getting tighter, the Mets getting swept by the Phillies, the Tigers extending Schoop, Angels losing Rendon, the return of Chris Sale and much more. Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Stacey Gotsulias, Jessica Brand Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! NBA Free Agency Recapper and Kirk Cousins Drama With Robert Silverman. Plus, Atlanta Sports Guys With 680 The Fan's John Michaels and Max Marcovitch and Tennessee Volunteers With Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2021 105:09

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporter The Daily Beast's Robert Silverman to talk about the biggest stories in sports this week including Robert's piece in the Daily Beast, NBA free agency winners and losers, and the craziness in Minnesota with Kirk Cousins, etc (2:00). Then, fellow Atlanta Sports Guys 680 The Fan's John Michaels and Max Marcovitch talk about Falcons training camp, Calvin Ridley, and the Hawks resigning everybody else (37:00). Then, Rocky Top Insider's Ryan Schumpert and Ethan Stone on the Vols training camp, Joe Milton and the QB room and Cam Miller's arrival (70:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Robert Silverman, John Michaels, Max Marcovitch, Ryan Schumpert, Ethan Stone Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Malakai Black KOs Cody, Jericho's Labours Of Love and Adam Cole's NXT Future With Jon Alba. Plus, Big 12 CBB Preview With Stats By Will and CFB ACC Preview With Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 129:44

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by veteran sports journalist Jon Alba to talk about this week's AEW Dynamite, Cody flirting with retirement, Jericho's match with Juventud, Adam Cole's NXT future, fixing Monday Night RAW, and much more (2:00). Plus, Stats By Will on the 2021 Big 12 CBB season, the resurgence of Kansas with Remy Martin, questions at Texas Tech and much more (30:00). To wrap up, fellow UNG alumni Matt Green and I preview the ACC in CFB with the easy schedule for Clemson, Georgia Tech's difficult road to 6 wins and Virginia Tech optimism (60:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Jon Alba, Matt Green, Stats By Will Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Cubs Definitely Made A Choice, Mets & Kumar Rocker, and the Sad Rockies With Jon Tayler. Plus, Cardinals With Arizona Sports' Jake Anderson and Cavaliers With Fear The Sword's Mike Anguiano

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 89:07


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Arizona Sports' Jake Anderson to talk about the big season ahead for the Cardinals, Kyle in Year 3, potentially trading Chandler Jones, questions at receiver, if Fitzgerald is finally done and the difficult NFC West (2:00). Then, Fear The Sword's Mike Anguiano on the Cavs locking up Jarrett Allen long-term, taking Evan Mobley, Sexton's long-term future, the job J.B. Bickerstaff has done to this point and filling out the rest of Cleveland's roster (30:00). Then, Fangraphs' Jon Tayler takes us home with a variety of MLB topics on the Trade Deadline, the Cubs trading everybody, the Mets not signing Rocker, the Rockies not trading Story and much more (60:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Jake Anderson, Mike Anguiano, Jon Tayler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    NBA Free Agency Frenzy Winners & Losers, Bulls Add Lonzo & DeRozan, and Spurs Sputter With Rashad Milligan and Christopher Walton. Plus, Timberwolves With Jack Borman of Canis Hoopus and Purdue Boilermakers With Gold And Black's Tom Dienhart

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 90:54

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Peachtree Hoops' Rashad Milligan and Lakers Outsider's Christopher Walton to talk about NBA Free Agency, the Heat adding Lowry, the Bulls adding Lonzo, what the Spurs did, the Warriors loading up on young guys and veterans, and so much more (2:00). Then, Canis Hoopus' Jack Borman on the Minnesota Timberwolves, building around Towns and Edwards, issues with Jarrett Culver and the roster, why they've been quiet in free agency, more (57:00). To finish, Rivals Gold And Black's Tom Dienhart on the upcoming season for the Purdue Boilermakers, questions at QB, spring and summer risers and fallers, Brohm sticking with Purdue over Louisville and the emergence of Bell out wide (90:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Rashad Milligan, Christopher Walton, Jack Borman and Tom Dienhart Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFC East Preview, Wentz Injury For Indy, and Bills In Austin? With Evan Sowards and Laurie Fitzpatrick. Plus, Mavericks With Lauren Gunn of Mavs Moneyball and Seahawks With Bill Alvstad of Seahawks Playbook

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 137:58

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Mavs Moneyball's Lauren Gunn to talk about the Dallas Mavericks, what their offseason will look like, KP's future in Dallas, the right guard next to Luka, the hiring of Nico Harrison and Jason Kidd and her free agency wishlist (2:00). Then, Seahawks Playbook's Bill Alvstad on the Seattle Seahawks, changing over to Shane Waldren on offense, Russel Wilson's trade request, optimism for the defense, the pressure on 2021 and much more (40:00). Lastly, 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards and Touchdown Wire's Laurie Fitzpatrick to talk about the Wentz injury for the Colts, the Browns extending Chubb, the Bills potentially leaving Buffalo and their NFC East season preview (70:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Evan Sowards, Laurie Fitzpatrick, Lauren Gunn, Bill Alvstad Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    MLB Trade Deadline Winners & Losers With Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 48:08

    Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias and Chas kick off their week with their Sunday Night Baseball chat to recap the MLB Trade Deadline, the Yankees adding Rizzo and Gallo, the Braves beefing up their outfield, the Cubs trading everyone, the Dodgers locking up the NL, the Padres not doing quite enough and the embarrassing Rockies staying embarrassing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! NBA Draft Fallout, Horrible Simone Biles Takes and Westbrook In Los Angeles With Robert Silverman of the Daily Beast and Andrew Hammond of The Detroit Free-Press

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2021 35:31

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters Robert Silverman and Andrew Hammond to talk about the biggest stories in sports this week, the Lakers trading for Westbrook, watching the NBA Draft and why Twitter is a bad place and some horrid Simone Biles takes. Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Andrew Hammond, Robert Silverman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    AEW Dynamite Death Matches, Monday Night Raw Stinks & CM Punk & Daniel Bryan Questions With PW Torch's Zack Heydorn. Plus, PAC-12 Preview With Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 115:10


    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by PW Torch's Zack Heydorn to talk about the best and worst from this week on AEW, Nick Gage vs. Chris Jericho, why Monday Night RAW is so bad, CM Punk and Daniel Bryan and much more (2:00). Plus, Matt Green on the SEC realignment mess and their PAC-12 CFB preview (44:00). Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Zack Heydorn, Matt Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


    MLB Trade Deadline Questions, More Mariners Nonsense, and Baltimore's Veterans With Jon Tayler of Fangraphs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 38:59

    Blue Wire's "The Sports Renaissance Man" Chase Thomas is joined by Fangraphs' Jon Tayler to talk about this week's MLB Trade Deadline, why the Orioles are interesting with Mancini, Mullens and Means, the Nationals' questions at 3B and with Max Scherzer, the Luzardo for Marte trade for Athletics and Marlins, and the cynical Mariners trading Graveman to the Astros. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NBA Playoff Series Surprises, Reaching Ben Simmons and Team USA's Problems With Coach David Thorpe of TrueHoop

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 41:10

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by TrueHoop's Coach Thorpe to talk about the NBA Playoffs, which playoff series surprised Coach the most, why Ty Lue was the best coach in the playoffs, Team USA's problems, how coaches can change Ben Simmons, building around Zion and Ingram, SGA's next jump, and if the Hawks are here to stay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    NFC West Preview, Rodgers Back In Green Bay and Texans Make A Trade With Evan Sowards of 49ers Hub

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 78:33

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by 49ers Hub's Evan Sowards to talk about the Texans trading for Anthony Miller, the latest on Watson, Aaron Rodgers returning to Green Bay this fall, the Fred Warner extension for the Niners, Chandler Jones asking out of Arizona, and then preview the NFC West from the Niners' bounce-back chances to the Seahawks' secondary questions to the Rams needing a healthy Whitworth to the Cardinals' brutal 2021 schedule. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Evan Sowards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Adam Frazier To San Diego, Cruz To Tampa Bay and Ian Kennedy Memories With Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 56:04

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by Locked On Yankees' Stacey Gotsulias to talk about the MLB Trade Deadline, Frazier winding up in San Diego, the Cleveland name change, Ian Kennedy in Los Angeles, Yermin Mercedes drama in Chicago, the Twins' long-term options with Buxton, and the Rays adding Nelson Cruz. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Stacey Gotsulias Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Sports Reporters, Assemble! CFB Realignment Hysteria, Giannis Wins NBA Title and NFL Vaccine Troubles With Bob Silverman of The Daily Beast and Andrew Hammond of The Detroit Free-Press

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 52:11

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow sports reporters Robert Silverman of the Daily Beast and Andrew Hammond of the Detroit Free-Press to talk all about college football's realignment drama, Giannis winning his first title with the Bucks and the NFL's COVID vaccination issues with players and coaching staffs. Host: Chase Thomas Guests: Andrew Hammond, Robert Silverman Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    College Football SEC Realignment Drama With Texas & Oklahoma With Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 65:33

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow UNG alumni Matt Green to talk about this week's gigantic news involving Oklahoma and Texas possibly joining the SEC, why this is so big for the conference as a whole, how this change college football in a major way, what the Big 12 can do going forward and if this much change this fast is good for the sport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Braves MegaTrade Possibility With Twins, Padres Need Starters and Reds Chasing Milwaukee With Fangraphs' Jon Tayler

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 61:27

    Blue Wire's Chase Thomas is joined by fellow Fangraphs' Jon Tayler to talk the Braves getting a nice development out of Touki Toussaint, the Braves going after Buxton and Berrios potentially in Minnesota, the Yankees and Starlin Marte, Tigers losing Turnbull, Reds chasing Milwaukee, the NL West dynamic with the Top 3, and Jon's baseball America tour. Host: Chase Thomas Guest: Fangraphs' Jon Tayler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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