Never shy with an opinion, Max Kellerman brings his unique style back to where it all began, your radio. No matter what happened on the court, the field or the ring, the interaction with you, his audience will be paramount. Just be prepared to back to it up and be educated in the process. Along the way he’ll be joined by everyone from the newsmakers to the movers and shakers in sports. This is the home for hourly podcasts of the show.
Joe Fortenbaugh joins to play House Money & get us ready for a huge weekend of football. Frank Gore joins to talk about finally retiring and his upcoming boxing match with Deron Williams. Plus...tonight's game is a must-win for both the Cowboys & Saints.
What team needs a win more on Thursday Night...the Cowboys or Saints? Major League Baseball is facing a lockout for the first time in nearly 3 decades. What's the future look like for Baker Mayfield in Cleveland? Dianna Russini joins for Hot News or Not News.
Former LSU head coach Ed Orgeron joins the show to talk about leaving LSU, the challenges that you face coaching at LSU & USC, and triple cheeseburgers. Plus, Pro Football Hall of Famer & Heisman Trophy winner Tim Browns joins the guys to talk about Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame, and who he wants to see as their next coach.
Which is a more likely landing spot for Sean Payton: the Cowboys or the Giants? Also, Alan Hahn joins the show to talk about the Knicks loss to the Nets last night & Heather Dinich breaks down all of the CFP scenarios. Plus, the Jets, Giants & Eagles will all have multiple high draft picks. Who is most likely to mess it up?
How likely is it that Sean Payton is going to be the Saints head coach after this season? Where would be the best landing spot for him? Pete Sampson joins the show to talk about Brian Kelly leaving ND for LSU. Also, Kimberley A. Martin plays Hot News or Not News. Plus, Real or Not Real on which college coaches could win a title in the next 5 years.
Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame to coach LSU, but why would he not wait to see if the Irish make the CFP? How will this impact their chances to make the Playoff? Also, Key's Real Rankings. Plus, Mike Tomlin talked about Chase Claypool wanting to have more fun at practice.
The guys react to the Mets signing Max Scherzer and Christian McCaffrey missing the rest of this season. Paul Finebaum joins to tell us why hiring Brian Kelly is a great move for LSU. Jeff Passan joins to talk about the Mets signing Max Scherzer.
Are we headed toward a Brady-Belichick Super Bowl? Plus, Key explains why Mac Jones has what it takes to be the first rookie QB to take his team to the Super Bowl, Dan Orlovsky tells us why Matthew Stafford is struggling and, even Paul Finebaum was impressed by Jim Harbaugh's win over Ohio State.
The guys discuss the Bears win over the Lions and if Detroit should be looking for a new QB. The Cowboys are in trouble if Zeke can't get healthy. We play Four Downs to preview the biggest NFL matchups this weekend. Harry Douglas joins to react to yesterday's Thanksgiving games.
Keyshawn is joined by Freddie Coleman and Chris Canty today. The guys react to the Cowboys' loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving Day and all the penalties that were called in that game...and the Bears getting a win against the Lions and why it won't change the fate of Matt Nagy. Dan Graziano joins for some Hot News or Not News.
Freddie Coleman filling in for the guys...Mike Tannenbaum joins him. How much pressure are the Bills feeling with the Patriots taking the lead in the AFC East? Baker Mayfield & Aaron Rodgers both battling through injuries...how effective will they be the rest of the season?
More on the Giants firing Jason Garrett and what's next for the franchise. Chris Canty joins to talk about the Giants, Zach Wilson, and why it's Super Bowl or bust for the Cowboys. Seth Greenberg joins to talk about the gap between Gonzaga and everyone else.
The guys discuss how much firing Matt Nagy could actually benefit Justin Fields right now...and if the young QB should have any input into the next head coach. Who won the show's Thanksgiving Dish Draft? Waddle & Silvy's Marc "Silvy" Silverman joins to talk about the status of Matt Nagy and if it's time for the Bears to move on from their head coach.
Will Matt Nagy be fired after the Bears Thanksgiving game vs. the Lions? Cincinnati breaks into the Top 4 of the CFP rankings. The guys disagree on if Jerry Jones should be placing blame for the Cowboys loss to the Chiefs on Amari Cooper...and Aaron Rodgers' pinky toe hurts a lot.
The guys play "To the Max" on which teams are and aren't Super Bowl contenders. Also, ESPN NBA Analyst Jeff Van Gundy joins the show to talk about the suspension of LeBron James, and the Lakers issues moving forward. Plus, the Giants lost to the Bucs on Monday Night Football.
Mike Tannenbaum joins the guys for the hour. The Giants lost to the Buccaneers yesterday, and Keyshawn thinks the main issue is with the coaching. Which team has a better QB situation right now: the Giants or the Eagles? The guys also continue to discuss Baker Mayfield's comments. Plus, if the Jets & Giants combined their rosters could they win 8 games?
Baker Mayfield skipped his press conference after their game, but justified it by saying he's accountable to his teammates, not the media. He also addressed the fans booing him. Also, Paul Finebaum talks about the CFP and coaching opening. Plus, Jeff Saturday & Mike Tannenbaum join the show! Who will be the Bears head coach after Matt Nagy?
Tom Brady and the Buccaneers handily beat the Giants on Monday Night Football. Who do you trust more to make it back to the Super Bowl: the Bucs or the Chiefs? Also, LeBron James was only suspended for 1 game following his altercation with Isaiah Stewart, which Jay disagrees with. Plus, Key's Real Rankings & Dan Graziano joins to play Overreaction or Not and Overreaction!
Whether you love him or hate him or are somehow completely indifferent, you've probably spent at least some of the last 20 years thinking about Tom Brady. Brady has altered friendships, families and communities. He's changed the trajectory of careers and reputations, enabled fairy tale dreams to be both realized and dashed. 'Man In the Arena' is a new 10-part series from ESPN and Religion of Sports that looks at those two decades of Brady through the eyes of the fans and the haters, those in the arena and those outside. Host Gotham Chopra grapples with these big themes, while grounding the podcast in his personal relationship with Tom and his journey from a Brady fan to Tom's friend. Listen on Apple Podcasts (https://apple.co/3FgQalz), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3c6q4oB), or search 'Man In the Arena' wherever you're listening now.
Mac Jones and the Patriots picked up a huge win on Thursday Night Football, extending their winning streak. Also, ESPN NFL Draft Expert Mel Kiper joins the show to talk about which QB's teams will be looking for in the draft this year. Plus, Former Cowboys Guard & 3x Super Bowl Champion Nate Newton previews Cowboys vs. Chiefs.
Mac Jones & the Patriots picked up a big win over the Falcons on Thursday Night Football. Matt Nagy doesn't like taunting because it's a bad influence on children. How hot is his seat? Also, which QB situation is better: the Eagles or Giants? Plus, ESPN NFL Reporter Dan Graziano joins the guys to talk about Antonio Brown's alleged fake vaccine card.
The Keyshawn vs. Michael Irvin feud continues as the production staff looks for more dirt. If you could only watch one player in the NBA right now who would it be? Also, what's the Steelers play for their post-Big Ben era? Plus, ESPN NFL Reporter Dianna Russini plays Hot News or Not News, and ESPN 1000's Tom Waddle joins to discuss Justin Fields.
Steph Curry & the Warriors laid the smack down on the Nets last night...and right now Steph is the MVP of the league. Key has to answer for why he left the Cardinals, who are 8-2, off his rankings yesterday. Mike Reiss joins to talk about how good Mac Jones has been this season and if the ceiling for the Patriots really is the Super Bowl.
Keyshawn gives his top 8 teams in the NFL right now. Also, the Director of "The Man in the Arena" Gotham Chopra joins the guys to talk about what Tom Brady is like behind the scenes. Plus, new ESPN NBA Analyst J.J. Redick joins the show for the first time!
ESPN NFL Front Office Insider & Former Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum joins the guys for the hour. Rex Ryan & Robert Saleh went at it after Rex was unhappy with being compared to the current Jets head coach. Also, the guys play "Either, Neither or Both" with current head coach/QB combinations. Plus, what should we expect from Cam Newton in his first start with the Panthers?