People talked like James Harden's career was basically over after his slow start this year. The NBA made huge rule changes that affected his game but now it looks like the Beard has adapted. This is a look at how he's overcome the rulebook and what it means for the Nets.
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. What went wrong in Montreal? What did they fix against Anaheim? Figuring out how to control play Is The Stone creating home ice advantage again? The Preds have to collect points at home Filip Forsberg is set to return this week The Forsberg drama will hang over this team Ryan Johansen's legs are what's working for 92 Secondary scoring is an issue but a progression is expected Power Play up to third in the NHL Four winnable games before next week New Jersey's new jerseys The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
Waiting to Not Suck! Jacquis Neal (The Cast with Rae & Jacquis) joins Agata and Anastasia to discuss the rebirth of the Bulls. Jacquis shares his love for Chicago and his thoughts on Thanksgiving food. The gang chats Alex Caruso, snow, Chicago Sky, aging LeBron, comedian LaMelo Ball, sitting courtside, Candace Parker, Stacey King, Bronny, Sue Bird & Megan Rapinoe, Coby White sitting in your lap, and Paul Pierce's shitty pants. Will you get a great mac and cheese recipe from this episode? Better listen to find out!
Trading Russell Westbrook seems ruthless but we've seen LeBron James do worse. If this season continues the way it's gone then there will be big changes in LA. This is a look at how the Lakers could actually pull that off.
On this episode, Mike is joined by TheAthletic's Harman Dayal to talk about the Canucks early-season struggles, last season in Vancouver, Nate Schmidt, Jim Benning, Canucks ownership, and where the Canucks go from here. Shop merch: https://www.redbubble.com/people/staffgraphpod/shop Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Giannis Antetokounmpo ended rumors he would leave Milwaukee when he signed a Super Max extension last summer. After winning a championship the speculation is back on after the Greek Freak's comments to GQ. This is a look at the best NBA stories of last week!
3:30pm-Adam Sparks, Knoxville News-Sentinel3:45pm-Graham Couch, Lansing State-Journal4:00pm-Max Olson, TheAthletic.com4:30pm-Mickey Spagnola, DallasCowboys.com4:45pm-Craig Smoak's "Off The Radar"5:00pm-Todd Berry, AFCA Executive Director5:30pm-Jennifer Smoak, Fantasy Football League "Expert"5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. Preds hot streak comes to an end Long road trip was a major success Juuse Saros' total domination Ottawa cancellation comes at right time Team stat trends: PP, PK, FO percentages Taking too many penalties, not killing them off Making the playoffs with a bad offense? Why is this team not scoring? Previewing the coming home stand Adam's message to his readers The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
Predictions are part of sports but most of them turn out dead wrong. This is a look at the top-10 biggest surprises in the 2022 NBA season. Some of them could turn out to be wrong in the end but so far a lot of experts look stupid.
Today on The Fast Lane with Ed Lane: Wall to Wall Coverage of Justin Fuente out as #Hokies HC: - Ed and Trey Lyle giver their thoughts, plus reaction from others: - TechSideline.com Chris Coleman - The Athletic Andy Bitter - Kenny White Sports
3:30pm-Max Olson, TheAthletic.com3:45pm-Grayson Grundhoefer, SicEm365 Recruiting Analyst4:15pm-Greg Pickel, PennStateOn3.com4:30pm-Jason King, SicEm365 Basketball Analyst5:00pm-K.J. Morton, Former Baylor Cornerback5:30pm-Scott Drew, Baylor Men's Basketball Coach5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"
3:45pm-Col. Craig Flowers, Motivational Speaker ("Veteran's Day)4:00pm-Max Olson, TheAthletic.com4:30pm-Mickey Spagnola, DallasCowboys.com4:45pm-Craig Smoak's "Off The Radar"5:00pm-Sam Bradshaw, SicEm365.com Football Analyst5:30pm-Jennifer Smoak, Fantasy Football League "Expert"5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. The Preds are 6-1-1... why? Juuse Saros is a total stud The highest paid players are acting like it Can they keep this pace up? (what the data says) Tolvanen, Kunin still not up to speed Tanner Jeannot's Moose Jaw days Why the sky is the limit for 84 Injury updates... sort of... (so dumb) Around the NHL: Chicago, Anaheim, Vegas The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
3:30pm-Mack Rhoades, Baylor Director of Athletics4:00pm-John Hoover, SI.com (Oklahoma Football)4:30pm-Ricky Thompson, Baylor Sideline Reporter4:45pm-Colby Carthel, SFA Football Coach5:00pm-Joey McGuire, Texas Tech Football Coach5:30pm-Jon Machota, TheAthletic.com (Cowboys)
Obviously the Lakers have started the season slow but the big question is when will they get better? Russell Westbrook said something after a recent loss that should concern Laker fans about the future of this season.
(00:00) Do we have our first OBJ sighting in the New England area? (12:38) Jeff Howe covers the NFL for theAthletic.com and joins Toucher & Rich to talk about Odell Beckham Jr. possible landing spots. (26:31) Nikola Jokic's violent cheap shot ignites a feud between his intimidating Brothers and the Morris twins Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
3:45pm-Mitch Sherman, TheAthletic.com4:00pm-Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel4:30pm-Mike Heller, Wisconsin Football Play-By-Play4:45pm-Craig Smoak's "Off The Radar"5:00pm-Gabe Ikard, Big 12 Today/SiriusXM5:30pm-John McClain, Houston Chronicle5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"
Shams Sherania of The Athletic says the Celtics are interested in trading for Ben Simmons but it will take Jaylen Brown. Most Boston fans hate the idea but it would actually be an amazing move. Hazel English, "Shaking"
Zion Williamson had yet another setback this season when the Pelicans announced he broke his foot. While Zion is sidelined his team keeps losing games. This is a look at who is really to blame and how much worse things can get in New Orleans. Curtis Mayfield, "Move on Up"
The Portland Trail Blazers are having a horrible start to the season. A big trade could be on the way because Damian Lillard has pledged his continued loyalty to the franchise. A Ben Simmons deal actually makes sense but another rumor says Dame has “been obsessed with Draymond Green” for a long time. This is a look at how and why that trade would go down. The Stone Roses, "Shoot You Down"
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. The catalyst behind the Preds win streak It comes to an end in Edmonton Filip Forsberg is hurt again Why the Preds should trade their star forward? Charming nature of this team under John Hynes Matt Duchene, the young talent, Saros Pekka Rinne's 35 will be retired Two decades of Terry Crisp Bridgestone Arena changes policies Connor Ingram's battle with OCD Gary Bettman, NHL's handling of Blackhawks scandal The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. (featuring Baby Arlo and Mrs. Vingan!)
The November standings don't look anything like they will at the end of the NBA season. So far people are really high on the Bulls, Warriors and Heat. Since we know things will look different it's time to ask which teams are real and which teams are frauds? James Francies, "My Day Will Come"
The Golden State Warriors refused to trade their picks for anyone but Bradley Beal and it might come back to bite them. So far we've seen how good these rookies are and while it's early, we do know that other rooks will have a bigger impact than Golden State's young guys this season.
The Mavericks have a decent record to start but the offense is awful. As soon as the schedule picks up they will be in big trouble. Dallas has three main issues but can fix all of it with just a few tweaks. This is a look at what is wrong with the Mavericks. Brian Jonestown Massacre, "Anemone"
NBAMath.com comes out with fascinating graphics to explain our favorite league. I know analyzing this after just one week is an overreaction but it is fun as heck. If you guys like this kind of video we will do it more often so let me know in the comments!
The Emerald Queen Casino brings us Brandon Funston each Thursday at 2pm to help you, the listener, win your fantasy matchups! The beautiful, brand new Emerald Queen Casino, located on I-5 in Tacoma is Now Open! Come check it out today
Zion Williamson and Tyler Herro had opposite transformation this offseason and it's showing up in their game this NBA season. Fitness expert and author Mike Matthews weighs in on how serious Zion's issues are among other controversial topics like if Lebron ever took PED's.
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. Scoring has increased and Preds have won twice The key behind new found power play success Matt Duchene appears to have bought in Can the stars sustain this pace: Josi, Saros, etc? Can a hockey team learn how to finish? Or is it innate? Tomasino, Trenin, Jeannot learning how to finish Galaxy braining the sellout streak Nashville ended the Chicago dynasty (But they also did some awful stuff too) The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
Today on The Fast Lane with Ed Lane - Ed and Trey Lyle talk about the increased frustration for #Hokies fans with their offense compared to the #Hoos - Chris Vannini on how the #LibertyFlames pivots in CFB realignment
3:45pm-Conor O'Neill, Deacons Illustrated (Wake Forest)4:00pm-Khobi Price, South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Miami)4:20pm-Kirk Bohls, Austin American-Statesman5:15pm-J.J. Joe, Baylor Radio Color Analyst5:30pm-Jon Machota, TheAthletic.com (Cowboys)
Damian Lillard rumors were everywhere in the offseason but he promised the Blazers are his team moving forward. That means the Portland front office is getting a message that they need to act. This is a fresh prediction about Dame's future and who will join him in Portland. The Stone Roses, "This is the One"
The 2019 Draft was one of the most predictable in a long time when Zion Williamson went number 1 overall to New Orleans. 3 years later we can all see they made a mistake. Ja Morant has become one of the best young players in the league while Zion continues to rack up injuries. The Isley Brothers, "Summer Breeze"
Mike Sando from The Athletic talks all things football, including a look at tonight's matchup, the woes in Kansas City, and how the Bengals took on Lamar Jackson. Ian outlines all of the issues the Hawks are currently facing. Texts at 49451 weigh in with first impressions of Climate Pledge Arena following the venue's debut weekend. Ian picks tonight's game on Fact or Fiction. Softy joins the show from Jimmy's.
The Hawks crushed the Mavericks then played down to their competition against the Cavaliers but one thing is clear: last year was not a fluke. There's no doubt the Hawks are for real but they can actually be a contender with one more move. Clairo, "Amoeba"
3:15pm-Wren Baker, UNT Atheltic Director3:30pm-Adam Rittenberg, ESPN.com4:00pm-Max Olson, TheAthletic.com4:30pm-Mickey Spagnola, DallasCowboys.com4:45pm-Craig Smoak's "Off The Radar"5:00pm-Del Van Cox, Former Abilene High Football Coach (Abram Smith)5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey Beef with Fringe Element pod Adam's Saints fandom: Legal or illegal? What do we make of the 1-2 start? How the Preds are going to win games? Loving the Sissons line... again Matt Duchene showing signs of life? Why send Glass down, bench Tomasino What other options does John Hynes have? Stadium Series in Nashville Is the sellout streak in jeopardy? Evander Kane's fake vax card Adam's Fashion column, first Isbell show The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
3:30pm-Flo Thamba, Baylor Senior Forward4:15pm-Jeff Traylor, UTSA Head Football Coach4:40pm-Spencer Drango, Former Baylor Offensive Lineman5:00pm-Rick Hart, SMU Athletic Director5:30pm-Jon Machota, TheAthletic.com5:55pm-Paul Catalina's "Top 5"