Mike Greenberg brings his unmatched depth of sports knowledge, fun and entertainment back to ESPN Radio on a daily basis. 'Greeny' will keep the audience up to date on the never-ending breaking news in the sports world that matters most to his listeners. He'll be joined regularly by the biggest names in the game covering all angles of the sports world. If it matters in sports, it matters to Greeny. This is the home for hourly podcasts of the show.
Hour 2: Lane Train: 10/21/21
Chris Carlin & Booger McFarland (in for Greeny) talk Ben Simmons and his future, the Knicks and their big win over the Celtics, and the future of LSU football. Who is the best replacement for Ed Orgeron?
Hour 1: QB Moves: 10/21/21
Chris Carlin & Booger McFarland (in for Greeny) discuss the latest Deshaun Watson rumors, Tua's future and if the Browns should sign Baker Mayfield long-term. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Damien Woody calls in.
Hour 2: The Big Chill: 10/20/21
Ben Simmons was suspended for their first game... and Joel Embiid won't even say his name... we dive into his future in Philadelphia. We continue to discuss the baseball issues from the playoffs (+ a trivia question) and Greeny is excited to host NBA Countdown. Plus, we finish with another Who Ya Got? with Bubba.
Hour 1: Too Long: 10/20/21
ESPN NBA Analysts Doris Burke & Tim Legler recap last night's NBA action and look ahead to a full slate of games tonight... and we continue to have a baseball problem as these games are way too long! ESPN Fantasy Expert Matthew Berry stops by the studio for some fantasy talk. Plus, the Browns won't have Baker Mayfield tomorrow.
Hour 2: Apples vs. Pears: 10/19/21
We continue to debate the Alex Cora conversation... listen to the best sound from yesterday... and get an update on Baker Mayfield. The Green List is Greeny's Top 5 teams that could win the title this year in the NBA... and ESPN Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh helps preview the NBA season.
Hour 1: The Giant Way: 10/19/21
ESPN NFL Analysts Domonique Foxworth & Jeff Saturday stick around after Get Up to talk MNF, Daniel Jones and update their Super Bowl predictions. It's Hembo vs. everyone else in the latest baseball debate. Plus, a new Rant of the Day.
Hour 2: Submarine: 10/18/21
What is Joe Judge talking about? Nuno weighs in on the Giants issues... and we go to the Google Doc for Nuno's Notes. We look ahead and preview tonight's MNF... and we open the phones for your hot takes.
Hour 1: Timmy Toughnuts: 10/18/21
We start the show with ESPN NFL Analysts Dan Orlovsky & Rex Ryan in studio to talk Cowboys, Giants & Chargers. Greeny has his takes from an NFL Sunday and we check in on baseball. Plus, Dan Campbell calls out Jared Goff.
Hour 2: Nuno's Notes: 10/15/21
Greeny's team is bad, Nuno's team is bad & Hembo's team is bad... but Bubba is feeling good and still wearing a Cowboys jersey! ESPN Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh checks in with gambling advice for the weekend. We get back to our Question of the Day... and how can we fix baseball? We check out Nuno's Notes from the Google Doc (with a BRAND NEW Open) and finish up with Bubba's Who Ya Got?
Hour 1: Fixing Baseball: 10/15/21
ESPN NFL Analyst Rob Ninkovich starts the show to talk Bucs/Eagles, Chargers/Ravens & Odell Beckham Jr. ESPN Fantasy Expert Matthew Berry drops by the studio to give us some fantasy advice for the weekend. Greeny shares some takes around the NFL and we try to fix baseball's biggest problem.
Hour 2: Shirtless in Stamford: 10/14/21
So who on the staff would search for themselves in their own search party? We listen to some interesting sound from yesterday... including more odd sound from Urban Meyer. Hembo previews Dodgers/Giants (on ESPN Radio). Plus, we open the phones and take your calls.
Hour 1: Search Party: 10/14/21
Amari Cooper says he's thinking Super Bowl after their great start... is that smart to say? ESPN's Kimberley Martin & Bart Scott stick around after Get Up to debate that and discuss Pat Mahomes, the Jets and more. Hembo asks Greeny his questions from Get Up prep and Greeny shares his thoughts on Jon Gruden. Greeny has officially figured out why college coaches struggle in the NFL. Plus, a search party gone awry.
Hour 2: Still Crazy After All These Years: 10/13/21
Bob Wischusen (in for Greeny) starts the hour discussing the latest involving Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets. Nuno is mad that Bubba keeps wearing a Cowboys jersey. Plus, ESPN NBA Writer Tim Bontemps on Kyrie Irving & Ben Simmons.
Hour 1: Ring of Honor: 10/13/21
Bob Wischusen (in for Greeny) talks Jets, Yankees and is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington. Plus, we take your calls.
Hour 2: Nets News: 10/12/21
Chris Carlin (in for Greeny) continues to discuss the huge news out of Las Vegas and is joined by ESPN Raiders Reporter Paul Gutierrez. Breaking News: The Nets will not allow Kyrie Irving to play in any games. Plus, The Baseball Tonight Podcast's Buster Olney on the MLB Playoffs.
Hour 1: Gruden Resigns: 10/12/21
Chris Carlin (in for Greeny) starts with the biggest news of the day... Jon Gruden resigning as Raiders H.C. and is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano. Plus, Lamar Jackson leads the Ravens to a great comeback win on MNF... is he the best show in sports?
Hour 2: The Moose is Loose: 10/11/21
Could Ben Simmons be returning to Philly? We check the Google Doc and Nuno's Notes. Greeny is becoming a fan of Dan Campbell. 3-time Super Bowl Champion Daryl Johnston joins Greeny to talk Cowboys and the rest of the Week 5 action.
Hour 1: Statement Sunday: 10/11/21
Greeny is joined by ESPN NFL Analysts Ryan Clark & Rex Ryan to start the hour and then Greeny gets into his thoughts on Sunday's action. Hembo, Nuno & Bubba weigh in with some thoughts as well. We recap the MLB Playoffs. Plus, is Alabama in trouble?
Hour 2: The Underhill's Account: 10/8/21
ESPN Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh kicks off the hour with some gambling advice heading into the weekend. We review some of Nuno's Notes in the Google Doc. Hembo previews today's MLB Playoffs... and inaccurately says the World Series starts tonight. Plus, Who Ya Got? with Bubba closes it out.
Hour 1: Rookie of the Year: 10/8/21
Greeny has some Unsolicited Advice for Baker Mayfield... and all QBs who throw INTs. ESPN NFL Analyst Rob Ninkovich stops by to talk Justin Fields, Bills/Chiefs and more. Don't look now... but Daniel Jones might be getting better. Plus, Hembo is annoyed with Greeny.
Hour 2: Untenable Situation: 10/7/21
Bob Wischusen (in for Greeny) dives into the Nets/Kyrie Irving situation, redrafting the 2021 QB class and talks MLB Playoffs with ESPN's Jessica Mendoza. Plus, we continue to take your calls.
Hour 1: Baker Injury: 10/7/21
Bob Wischusen (in for Greeny) discusses the fallout from the Yankees loss to Boston and is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington as we get ready for Week 5 in the NFL. Plus, we open the phones..
Hour 2: Things At Foot: 10/6/21
Has the gap closed on the Yankees? What does that even mean? Aaron Boone seems to think so... we listen to some of the best sound from yesterday. We all know Ben Roethlisberger is struggling... but it's actually worse than we thought. Where will Aaron Rodgers play next year? Plus, Turner Sports MLB Analyst Ron Darling on the MLB Playoffs and the '86 Mets.
Hour 1: Acutely Aware: 10/6/21
The Red Sox advance to the ALDS with a win over the Yankees last night... Gerrit Cole did not pitch well... and The Baseball Tonight Podcast's Buster Olney joins the show right off the top to recap the game and opine on Brian Cashman & Aaron Boone's future. We also open the phones to hear from Red Sox & Yankees fans. Plus, Greeny can't understand what Urban Meyer is doing.
Hour 2: Redundant: 10/5/21
Marcus Spears thinks it's time for a change in Jacksonville and Greeny is back on the Robert Saleh bandwagon. Once again, Greeny needs to give Hembo some Unsolicited Advice. Plus, we open the phones and take your calls.
Hour 1: Biggest Surprises: 10/5/21
Greeny starts the hour with ESPN NFL Analysts Domonique Foxworth & Jeff Saturday to recap MNF and to put a bow on Tom Brady's return to Foxboro. 3-time MVP Alex Rodriguez jumps on to preview Yankees/Red Sox (on ESPN & ESPN Radio) and the MLB Playoffs. Plus, today's Green List: Five Biggest NFL Surprises.
Hour 2: That's Real: 10/4/21
It wouldn't be an NFL Monday if we didn't get Nuno's Notes from the Google Doc. We listen back to some of the most interesting sound from Sunday... and we still can't figure out what Matt Nagy is talking about. Hembo asks Greeny some lingering questions from Get Up. Plus, we open up the phones and get your hot takes.
Hour 1: Great on Great: 10/4/21
ESPN Football Analyst Dan Orlovsky starts the show to talk Bucs/Patriots and Tom Brady's return to New England... and Dan weighs in on the Bears, Jets, Cowboys & Steelers. It was another solid performance for Greeny's #KOD and he shares his takes from the weekend... and we hear from Nuno after the Giants win... and Bubba after another Cowboys win. Plus, The Green Light as baseball's Regular Season comes to an end.
Hour 2: Where Everybody Knows Your Name: 10/1/21
ESPN Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh stops by with some tips heading into the weekend and Greeny shares a TV recommendation (for the first time ever!). Can Cincinnati make the CFB Playoff? We get an update on Hembo's dog/bedroom situation. Plus, we wrap up with Bubba's Who Ya Got?
Hour 1: Next Wave: 10/1/21
It's finally here... Bucs @ Patriots... we made it! Greeny previews Tom Brady's return to New England with ESPN's Dan Graziano & Rob Ninkovich. Plus, a couple teams clinched postseason berths in MLB last night... and one NFL coach has high praise for Dak Prescott.
Hour 2: All-22: 9/30/21
Joe Judge wasn't the only coach in New York who said something that made no sense... Robert Saleh was right behind him with a really odd comment on The Michael Kay Show. It's the final week of baseball... the Brewers are having a great season... but they just lost an important piece of their bullpen... because of what?!? Plus, we finish with your calls in our Airing of Grievances.
Hour 1: Bill Gates as Head Coach?: 9/30/21
It's Thursday and that means Bart Scott & Damien Woody stop by immediately after Get Up to talk football with Greeny. Shaq has a few thoughts for Kyrie Irving and the Nets. The hashtag crew picks three people to go to dinner with. Plus, getting you ready for Bucs @ Patriots... and a questionable comment from Joe Judge.
Hour 2: RBIs: 9/29/21
Are Patriots fans allowed to boo Tom Brady on Sunday? Greeny has a definitive answer. We listen to some interesting soundbites from Mike McCarthy, Jerry Jones & Tom Brady in I'm Sorry, What? Plus, Al Michaels of NBC Sports gets us ready for Bucs/Patriots and takes us inside the booth.
Hour 1: Ralph-n-Rich's: 9/29/21
Greeny starts the show with ESPN NFL Analyst Kimberley Martin sticking around after Get Up. If you could get free food from a restaurant for life... would you get a tattoo of their logo? Plus, Greeny's Takes.
Hour 2: Own The Record: 9/28/21
We continue the "can you switch the team you're rooting for?" discussion and open up the phones to get your thoughts. Did anyone notice what Brian Kelly did this weekend? Plus, more on the Cowboys dominate win over the Eagles last night on Monday Night Football.
Hour 1: Switching Teams?: 9/28/21
ESPN NFL Analysts Domonique Foxworth & Jeff Saturday stick around after Get Up to recap the Cowboys win over the Eagles on MNF. Greeny's wraps up Week 3 with his final takes and we give Hembo the Greenlight to talk some baseball. Plus, what if your child says he wants to root for another sports team?
Hour 2: Johnny Big Lunch: 9/27/21
Greeny continues to react to a busy NFL Sunday and we open the phones to get your takes. We listen to some of the best PxP from the weekend... and David Letterman made a surprise appearance at Nets Media Day.
Hour 1: Any Given Wednesday: 9/27/21
ESPN NFL Analysts Ryan Clark & Dan Orlovsky stick around after Get Up and are fired up to talk about Matt Nagy, Justin Fields and the Bears. Greeny gives his biggest takes from the NFL Sunday... he's disgusted with the Jets... just as much as Nuno is disgusted with the Giants. Bubba & Hembo make a bet in advance of MNF.
Hour 2: Time Capsule: 9/24/21
ESPN Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh gets you ready for the weekend and Greeny shares the five things he's most intrigued with ahead of the weekend in the NFL. Plus, Who Ya Got? with Bubba.
Hour 1: Ept vs. Inept: 9/24/21
ESPN NFL Analyst Rob Ninkovich sticks around after Get Up to chat with Greeny about Justin Fields, Mac Jones & Zach Wilson. We open the phones and see how NFL fans are feeling heading into Sunday and ESPN Fantasy Expert Matthew Berry drops by the studio with his advice. Plus, is Greeny in a bad mood? He explains.
Hour 2: Timberwovles?: 9/23/21
The Baseball Tonight Podcast's Buster Olney gets us ready for an important weekend in baseball as we inch closer to October and Greeny doesn't understand why the NFL won't change their taunting rules. The Minnesota Timberwolves fired their President yesterday... but that wasn't the only issue they had. Plus, an impromptu Who Ya Got? as we ask: which 2-0 team won't make the playoffs and which 0-2 team will make the playoffs in the NFL?
Hour 1: Cowboys Bandwagon: 9/23/21
Greeny is joined by ESPN NFL Analysts Bart Scott & Damien Woody right off the top to talk about Alex Guerrero's comments to The Boston Herald. Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana checks in to discuss Tom Brady's return to Foxboro next week and The Lowe Post's Zach Lowe shares his thoughts on what will happen with Ben Simmons in Philadelphia. Plus, is Greeny joining the Cowboys bandwagon?!?
Hour 2: What to do with Ben? : 9/22/21
Jason listens back to the interview from Doc Rivers from KJM this morning, as he gives an update on Ben Simmons. Also, Jason asks: what is Big Bens future and Is Tony Pollard taking over for Zeke or what?
Hour 1: Rodgers Still Talking : 9/22/21
Aaron Rodgers is still talking as Jason Fitz (filling in for Greeny) reacts to his appearance on The Pat McAfee Show. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Tim Hasselbeck joins the show to talk about surprises so far, Carson Wentzs injury and more. Also, callers make their case for their teams this weekend.
Hour 2: Green Bay Is Back... Sorta: 9/21/21
Jason and Joe discuss if the Packers are back on track with their Monday Night Football win over the Lions, but callers are upset with their takes on Aaron Rodgers. Plus, Woj Bomb: Ben Simmons isnt reporting to Training Camp.
Hour 1: Packers Back On Track: 9/21/21
Jason Fitz & Joe Fortenbaugh fill in for Greeny and say the Packers are back on track with a MNF win over Detroit. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Jeff Saturday joins the show to recap the matchup and talk 49ers, targeting, the Raiders and the Titans. Also, is it possible that Matt Nagy actually knows what hes doing?
Hour 2: A Wild Week In The NFL: 9/20/21
Greeny welcomes in Hembo, who recaps Week 2 in the NFL before Greeny recaps his #KOD picks and record on the year. He then takes calls from listeners on their takes after Week 2.
Hour 1: Fire Up The Jets: 9/20/21
ESPN NFL Analysts Ryan Clark & Dan Orlovsky stick around after Get Up to joins Greeny for a recap of Week 2 in the NFL. Also, Zach Wilson throws for four interceptions and Greeny makes a note that the last three rookie QBs with 0 TDs and 4+ INT were all Jets. Plus, rough start yesterday for Gerrit Cole.
Hour 2: A Downward Spiral : 9/17/21
Greeny talks about how bad the Giants have been over the last five years and welcome Joe Fortenbaugh to the show to discuss the point spreads in this weeks NFL games. Also, Greeny asks if fans would rather see their team get blown out or lose a close game and picks his games for the week.
Hour 1: A Heartbreaking Loss But A Great Win: 9/17/21
Greeny is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano to recap the Giants-Washington game. Nuno shares his thoughts on the heartbreaking loss (he's a Giants fan) before Greeny talks about Salvador Perez tying Jonny Bench for most homeruns in a season.
Hour 2: Buster Olney Joins The Show: 9/16/21
Greeny talks about if the Saints offense will be better with Jameis Winston before sharing five things to look forward to in the Week 2. Also, Buster Olney joins to talk about the Mets having trouble hiring a president because of the way Cohen tweets and why the Yankees and Giants could be very busy this offseason. Plus, Greeny closes the show making pick for tonights game.
Hour 1: TNF Preview: 9/16/21
Bart Scott & Damien Woody join the show to talk about the Giants- Washington game tonight and share their thoughts on Zach Wilsons first game. Plus, Greeny ask if Urban Meyer will last the season in Jacksonville and talks about why Nick Sirianni has a really good chance to succeed in Philadelphia because he is putting Jalen Hurts in a position to succeed .
Hour 2: Rodgers In A New Light? : 9/15/21
How should you celebrate making the playoffs in baseball? Greeny gives his answer after Bubba, Hembo & Matthew Berry weighed in earlier. He also explains why Patrick Mahomes is like Tiger Woods (and Tom Brady) and reacts to Jermichael Finley crushing Aaron Rodgers on KJM this morning.
Hour 1: Worthy Of Celebration? : 9/15/21
Greeny welcomes in ESPN Football Analyst Rob Ninkovich to the show who disagrees with David Pollack and thinks Justin Fields should be out there now. Also, Greeny asks: How should you celebrate making the playoffs in baseball? Plus, ESPN Fantasy Expert Matthew Berry stops by the studio for fantasy advice.
Hour 2: Almost Over It: 9/14/21
We recap the unpleasantness of last segment, in which HEMBO was unnecessarily insensitive to the well-being of giraffes. And, Greeny assures Hembo that he was smart to consult his wifes friends, regarding anniversary gifts. Plus, we end the show asking Nuno if hes given up on Daniel Jones. The response, Im close.
Hour: 1: Miracle in Las Vegas: 9/14/21
Greeny opens the show talking about the Raiders miraculous win on Monday Night Football with Jeff Saturday and Domonique Foxworth. They were both impressed with Derek Carrs play late and all three agree that Zach Wilson looked good in NFL Week 1. Plus, Greeny thinks its ridiculous that USC has fired Clay Helton after 1 loss this season, not that it was the wrong thing to do, but more it was the wrong time to do it.
Hour 2:: Rookies In Week 1 : 9/13/21
Joe and Amber share their thoughts on how the rookie QBs did in NFL Week 1 and discuss Justin Fields and Trey Lance getting some playing time even though they neither one starter. Also, they play a little game of Panic or Patience and preview Monday Night Football.
Hour 1: So About Green Bay...: 9/13/21
Joe Fortenbaugh & Amber Wilson fill in for Greeny and discuss what happened to the Packers before welcoming in ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum to further discuss Green Bay. Plus, Tannenbaum weighs in on the Rams, Bears and more. Also, after a season without fans, how much does home field matter now?
Hour 2: Great Start To NFL Season: 9/10/21
Greeny talks about the performance of Dak Prescott and Tom Brady and welcomes in ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Joe Fortenbaugh to weigh in on last nights game and gives us some gambling tips for the weekend. Plus, Greeny shares his "Green List."
Hour 1: Dak Won The Night: 9/10/21
The Bucs might have won the game& but the star of the night was Dak Prescott. Plus, should that have been OPI at the end on Tampa Bay? Greeny discusses before welcoming in former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine to reflect on being with the Mets in 2001 on 9/11.
Hour 2: What To Watch For? : 9/9/21
Greeny shares the top 5 things he has to look forward to this NFL season and debates the The hashtag crew debates how good was Derek Jeter upon his enshrinement in the MLB Hall of Fame and #Hembo tries to make a case against him which sends #Nuno into a fury.
Hour 1: NFL Season Is Here (Finally) : 9/9/21
Greeny starts the show by giving his picks for the NFL season. Plus, Tom Brady Sr. joins and talks about the family anticipating his sons return to Foxboro and if they keep tabs on what the Patriots are doing. Greeny then talks about the saga involving Ben Simmons and the Bears QB situation.
Hour 2: Dan Fouts Joins The Show: 9/8/21
Greeny continues to give #Hembo advice for this wedding anniversary gifts and plays a call from a minor league announcer that sounds exactly like Matt Foley from Saturday Night Live. Also, Pro Football HOF Dan Fouts joins the show and talks about Justin Herbert and why he's so impressed for how mature he is. Fouts also tries to explain how Tom Brady is doing what hes doing at his age.
Hour 1: Dan Orlovsky Joins The Show: 9/8/21
ESPN Football Analyst Dan Orlovsky joins the show to help Greeny preview the NFL season and talks about the Cowboys- Buccaneers. He also talks about the Chicago Bears situation and believes that Matt Nagy and Ryan Pace have gotten assurances that they are safe no matter what happens with the QB situation this year.
Hour 2 : Joe Namath Joins the Show: 9/7/21
Greeny weighs in on the players that were ejected for targeting and reacts to a poll from 16 Front Office executives. Plus, Pro-Football Hall of Famer Joe Namath joins the show to talk about why Nick Saban continues to have success, Bryce Young, Zach Wilson and more.
Hour 1: Tony Gonzalez Joins the Show : 9/7/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the Cowboys' chances against the Bucs before Hembo asks him questions about the NFL season. Plus. Pro-Football Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez joins the show to talk about which tight ends hes most excited to watch and more. Also, Greeny has "Sneak Big News": and Greenys take.
Hour 2: Bubba Doesn't Listen: 9/3/21
Greeny is joined by ESPN NFL Analyst Rob Ninkovich, as well as his 5-year old son Everett, to talk all NFL news. Greeny gives his Unsolicited Advice and we play Who Ya Got? Cowboys rookie Osa Odighizuwa challenged Tom Brady and Greeny thinks it will not end well for him. Plus, Bubba doesn't listen to the show that he works on.
Hour 1: It's a Beautiful Day: 9/3/21
Greeny is graced with Ohio State HC Ryan Day's presence after their 45-31 Week 1 Thursday night win over Minnesota. Greeny has Six Quick NFL Takes, culminating in a prediction about Cam Newton's future. Also, is this the best Week 1 in CFB history?
Hour 2: What's Beef? : 9/2/21
Greeny opens hour two talking about talking about UK swimmers being warned about sexually aggressive dolphins and the potential rift between Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, He also talks about Saints having to relocate their training facility to TCU and moving their opener to Jacksonville. Plus, he shares thoughts on the rookie QBs starting Week 1 around the league.
Hour 1: David Pollack Joins the Show : 9/2/21
Greeny opens the show talking about the things that hes most excited about for the football season including, if this can be the year for the Browns and if the Jets have the right guy with Zack Wilson. Plus, ESPN CFB analyst David Pollack joins the show to talk about Mac Jones, Justin Fields and Zach Wilson and his thoughts on Georgia- Clemson.
Hour 2: Mad Dog Radios Chris Russo Joins: 9/1/21
Bubba didnt know what day it was on the rundown and Greeny gave him some crap about it. Plus they discuss the surprise that Tedy Bruschi loves Zach Wilson. Also, Mad Dog Radios Chris Russo thinks the Mets will go on a little run here and doesnt think Francisco Lindor ever wanted to come to New York.
Hour 1: A Great Day For Mets Baseball : 9/1/21
Greeny weighed in on how great the day was for the Mets with Javy Baez apologizing and going on to have an RBI in the ninth inning and then scoring the game winning run. Plus, Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly is excited for Josh Allen and the Bill this season, and tells Greeny how he was part of the greatest draft class of all-time. Also, Pat McAfee called out Hembo.
Hour 2: More Insight on Cam Newton's Release: 8/31/21
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins to show to continue to talk about the Patriots releasing QB Cam Newton and CB Stephon Gilmore going on the PUP list. Also, ESPN College Football Analyst Greg McElroy joins the show to talk about the Jets QB Zach Wilson, Bears QB Justin Fields and QB Cam Newton, as well as to discuss the upcoming college football games.
Hour 1: Breaking News: Cam Is Released from NE: 8/31/21
Greeny starts the show with the NFL and his top 5 observations from the NFL Preseason before the breaking news that the Patriots released QB Cam Newton. ESPN Patriots Reporter Mike Reiss joins the show to talk about Newton's release and ESPN NFL Analyst, Booger McFarland also chimes in on the QBs departure.
Hour 2: Apologies Are In Order? : 8/30/21
Another edition of Greenys Takes focuses on football following the conclusion of the NFL preseason. Plus, Co-host of The Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN New York Don La Greca joins the show to air his feelings about his beloved Mets and the call lines light up as Greeny asks the listeners How Ya Feeling?, where fans weigh in on whether or not Baez and Francisco Lindor need to apologize to Mets fans.
Hour 1: Baez Is Tripping : 8/30/21
Greeny breaks down Mets booing their own fans and rips Javy Baez for starting it. ESPN MLB Insider Jesse Rogers joins Greeny to further discuss Baez and explains how Baezs experience in Chicago did not prepare him for playing in New York. Also, ESPN Fantasy Football Expert Matthew Berry stops by to give Greeny some fantasy advice and ESPN Senior Golf Analyst Michael Collins comes on the show to tell Greeny why is wrong to criticize Baez and gives his predictions for who will win the Tour Championship this weekend.
Hour 2: Handling Injuries All Wrong? : 8/27/21
Chris thinks this NFL offseason has been very interesting to watch when it comes to how teams are approaching getting their players ready for the season, especially players who are coming back from injury. The Giants will not play Barkley in the preseason but he will be introduced into contract practices before the season. Chris compares this with the Cowboys and Dak Prescott. How do you expect players to come in with no in-game situations and perform well? Plus, ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano joins the show to break down all of the NFL preseason news and notes.
Hour 1: Yankees Keep Rolling : 8/27/21
The Yankees have won their 12thgame in a row and are the hottest team in baseball. However, Chris cautions the fans, saying that a lot of luck has been involved when it comes to the Yankees. Chris thinks this is no longer about the Wild Card and they have to turn their sights to catching the Rays and winning that division. Plus, ESPN CFB PBP and Tennis commentator Chris Fowler joins the show to preview the U.S. Open and talk about the major storylines.
Hour 2: Trevor and Mort Join: 8/26/21
Chris Carlin welcomes in ESPN CFB Analyst Trevor Matich to discuss the WFT and if Chase Young can be the Defensive Player of the Year, and ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen to talk about the Isaiah McKenzie COVID protocol situation with the Bills .
Hour 1: What's The Ceiling For Daniel Jones? : 8/26/21
Chris Carlin weighs in on the various QB situations settling around the league and welcomes in ESPN NFL Nation Giants Reporter Jordan Raanan to the show to talk about how New York has looked early in training camp, Daniel Jones, the Giants' offensive line and the ceiling for Jones this season. Plus, Chris thinks analytics are ruining the game of baseball.
Hour 2: Big Week For Mac Jones? : 8/25/21
Patriots QB Bill Belichick said that this is a big week for Mac Jones and Chris agrees. Cam Newton will miss some practice time due to COVID-19 protocols. The Rams acquired RB Sony Michel from New England and the Patriots will receive two late-round conditional draft picks. Chris think this is a good deal for both sides but feels like its very telling that the Rams are bringing him in. Plus, 2x Super Bowl Champion Ike Taylor joins the show.
Hour 1: Yankees Are Coming In Hot: 8/25/21
The Yankees have won their 12th game in a row but they still have a major problem on their hands. Their bullpen is not good at all and Chris Carlin (filling in for Greeny) believes that you just cant trust anyone in that group right now. ESPN MLB Reporter Jesse Rogers joins Chris to weigh in on New York's bullpen woes and agrees with Chris that this could become a major issue come October but right now, the Yankees are on a roll.
Hour 2: Yankees Are Back? : 8/24/21
Courtney and Joe discuss the pace the Yankees are on, winning their 10th straight game. Are they suddenly contenders again? . Are they suddenly contenders again? Plus, former NFL QB Matt Cassel joins the show to discuss the situation involving Cam Newton and believes that there is a level of frustration involving the quarterback and the COVID-19 protocols.
Hour 1: Jameis Might Be The Guy : 8/24/21
After Monday Night Football, Joe and Courtney thoughts Jameis Winston looked fantastic. Saints HC Sean Payton was non-committal on who the starting QB will be but it would appear that Winston would have a leg up right now. Courtney and Joe both agree that Winston looked in control of that game from start to finish.
Hour 2: A Slight Misunderstanding : 8/23/21
Cam Newton will remain away from the team until Thursday due to a misunderstanding on COVID tests conducted away from NFL facilities. Courtney and Joe discuss if this will affect the teams decision as we move closer to the start of the NFL season. He and Courtney also weigh in on the Giants and wonder why Daniel Jones has not taken a single snap in the their first two preseason games. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky joins the show.
Hour 1 : Rookie QB Situations: 8/23/21
Joe Fontenbaugh and Courtney Cronin fill in for Greeny and talk about the 49ers quarterback situation, focus on the Bears with Justin Fields and Andy Dalton and welcome in ESPN NFL Nation Jaguars Reporter Mike DiRocco to give us an answer on if there is actually a QB controversy brewing in Jacksonville.
Hour 2: Are the Browns Contenders? : 8/20/21
Tim Hasselbeck, ESPN NFL Analyst joins the show to talk about Dak Prescott and how the injury will impact the Cowboys, how Odell Beckham Jr. being healthy affects the Browns, how will the Ravens and Lamar Jackson fare this year and more. Plus, the pizza conversation from in between segments continues and Greeny asks what does Tim pare his pizza with.
Hour 1: Lawson Tears Achilles : 8/20/21
Daryl Moose Johnston joins Greeny to talk about the Dallas Cowboys and all the injury concerns regarding Dak Prescott. What will come of Ezekiel Elliot? Will he have a better year and will the Cowboys running game have a strong comeback? Also, Greeny starts off with what put him in an extremely bad mood yesterday. Carl Lawson of the New York Jets tears his Achilles in a joint practice with the Green Bay Packers thus ending his 2021 season.
Hour 2: Bob Costas Joins: 8/19/21
Greeny believes that french fries are the most universally loved food and the rest of the hashtag crew disagree. Plus, Legendary Broadcaster Bob Costas joins the show and talks about baseball and its place in the sports landscape moving forward, Shohei Ohtani and where the season hes having ranks all time, speeding up the game and more.
Hour 1: Ready To Start Now : 8/19/21
ESPN NY Chris Canty joins the show and talks about what Steve Cohen did in tweeting out his thoughts on his team. Chris loves it! Chris then shares why he thinks Justin Fields is ready to start now. Greeny also shares his thoughts on Shohei Ohtani and believes what he is having is the best individual season in baseball history, as Ohtani leads the league in home runs and is a dominant pitching.
Hour 2: Phil Simms Joins : 8/18/21
Greeny talks about his golf controversy before giving some tips for this fantasy football season, starting with the rookies. Also, CBS NFL Analyst Phil Simms joins the show to discuss all of the rookie quarterbacks, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers and if the New York Giants have a chance to win the NFC East.
Hour 1: Don't Press Send: 8/18/21
Mets owner Steven Cohen tweeted disparaging remarks about his team, specifically the lack of hitting production. Greeny cant believe this verbal attack and thinks this will spiral from here. Plus, Greeny believes taunting is not a problem in the NFL and talks about his golf controversy, where a player left for a bathroom break and returned to finish the previous hole. Greeny thought it should have been a push in the competition he was in. He requests the hashtag crews opinions on who is right and who is wrong.
Hour 2: Christmas Games: 8/17/21
Where does Tim Tebow rank among all-time college QBs? The Nets/Lakers are playing on Christmas this year... how many stars will actually play? Plus, we check in on Bears camp with Tom Waddle and Patriots camp with Mike Reiss.
Hour 1: Horsing Around: 8/17/21
The Jaguars released Tim Tebow while the 76ers signed Joel Embiid to an extension. 97.9 ESPN's Rob Dibble joins to discuss Zack Britton taking himself out of the lineup. Plus, should leagues be getting input from their stars?
Hour 2: Taking Yourself Out?: 8/16/21
Greeny & Nuno continue to argue about his Green List... and then Greeny gets into Justin Fields & Zach Wilson. Greeny had the best round of his life... and he thinks he knows why! We open the phones and take your calls. Plus, is it ever ok to take yourself out of the game?
Hour 1: Rocky Steps: 8/16/21
Greeny starts with his thoughts on the Rookie QBs from over the weekend and is joined by ESPN Football Analyst Booger McFarland. Plus, today's Green List in honor of the Field of Dreams Game in Iowa.
Hour 2: QB Competition : 8/13/21
Shae and Jordan Cornette are in for Greeny today. They both talk about a potential QB competition brewing in New England between Mac Jones and Cam Newton before talking about a suspect list of the top QB's in the NFL. They also talk with former MLB player Will Middlebrooks.
Hour 1: Baseball Nostalgia : 8/13/21
Shae and Jordan Cornette are filling in for Greeny today. They break down the Field of Dreams game last night and why it was such a huge success. They also break down the preseason NFL action and if there is a QB competition brewing in New England and more.
Hour 2: Who's The Next Face Of The NBA?: 8/12/21
Greeny talks to Buster Olney about the sticky situation the Angels could be in when it comes to the contract situations of Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout. Greeny and #Nuno then discuss who the next face of the NBA will be. With many people believing it's Luka Doncic, #Nuno and Greeny throw out some other names. Finally, Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf tells some incredible stories about how he came to be in the world of broadcasting.
Hour 1: Trouble In Big D? : 8/12/21
Greeny talks about Dak Prescott and his shoulder. The Cowboys insist that him getting another MRI is not a big deal but Greeny says it absolutely is. Then, Cris Collinsworth joins the show to talk about this upcoming NFL season. He talks about what makes Tom Brady so great at his age and talks about the future of Aaron Rodgers and more.
Hour 2: Players To Watch This NFL Season: 8/11/21
Greeny gives some insight on the top players that we need to watch out for this NFL season including Mitchell Trubisky, Jordan Love, Jimmy G and Jordan Love. Could Trubisky become a starter in the NFL again? Greeny also gives #Hembo the Green Light before talking with Hall of Famer Howie Long who gives his thoughts on the current crop of rookie quarterbacks and more.
Hour 1: Betting On Yourself: 8/11/21
Greeny talks about the perspective that Russell Westbrook has as he's introduced as a Los Angeles Laker before talking about Dennis Schroder and why it's always smart to bet on yourself. Also, Greeny and the hashtag crew talk about a ridiculous poll which says that Americans are more confident that Britons that they could beat any animal in a fight.
Hour 2: Bigger Than They're Making It? : 8/10/21
Melo signs to the Lakers after LeBron calls him up. This is how the NBA works; friends want to play with friends. Greeny isnt sure if this is good or bad. Also, is Bryce Harper over or underrated and should we be more concerned about Dak than what the Cowboys are leading on? Greeny implies this is a bigger deal than what theyre suggesting. Plus, HOF quarterback Steve Young joins the show.
Hour 1: Red Flags In Dallas? : 8/10/21
Greeny weighs in on whos going to win the Super Bowl this year between Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson and Baker Mayfield? Greeny thinks it will be the Browns because of how loaded their roster is. Also, Dak Prescott might be more hurt than we think. Michael Irvin was at training camp and said Dak could barely throw. Greeny thinks there's cause for legitimate concern in Dallas.
Hour 2: Responding To The Haters: 8/9/21
Kevin Durant and Draymond Green respond to the haters immediately after winning the Gold Medal in Tokyo. Greeny thinks giving credence to the haters is extremely unhealthy. Players might be obsessed with the criticism and thats not a good thing. Also, Greeny ask if fans should move on from the Astros cheating scandal.
Hour 1: FPI Predictions Are Out : 8/9/21
Mike Greenberg shares his thoughts on the recently released FPI predictions, Peyton Manning's Hall of Fame speech and Joey Votta saying baseball fans should move on from being angry at the Astros. Plus, former FSU quarterback Christian Ponder reflects on the legend that was Bobby Bowden who passed away at the age of 91.
Hour 2: Cause For Concern? : 8/6/21
Chris Carlin shares his thoughts on Eagles HC Nick Sirianni not announcing a starting quarterback for the team (although most people believe its going to be Jalen Hurts). Chris also talks about Dak Prescott and if we should start getting worried about his shoulder injury. Plus, ESPN NBA Front Office Insider Bobby Marks joins the show.
Hour 1: Big Weekend Ahead: 8/6/21
Chris Carlin fills in for Greeny, who's out celebrating his birthday, and talks about the big MLB matchups this weekend, the Hall of Fame Weekend, Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson interacting with each other after a long and tenuous relationship and welcomes in Super Bowl Champ Dallas Clark to weigh in on Peyton Manning making it into the Hall of Fame.
Hour 2: Keep That Same Energy : 8/5/21
Greeny talks about Dan Campbell and how he might be the most entertaining coach in the NFL, about Tom Brady going to Peyton Mannings Hall of Fame induction this weekend and welcomes in TNT NBA Analyst Kenny Smith to talk about the Lakers' acquisitions this offseason and more. We then celebrate famous birthdays for tomorrow which includes Greeny himself.
Hour 1: Tweet It And Delete It: 8/5/21
Greeny wonders why would LeBron James post a fiery message about his teams critics and his motivation to prove them all wrong& and then delete it? Greeny tries to understand what the strategy is with all of this but doesnt believe that LeBron would just tweet and delete something like this without some thought behind it. Also, who is the third best team in the Eastern Conference? Plus, #Hembo and Greeny talk about the mass exodus from the Chicago Cubs and how the fan base has handled the news.
Hour 2: Losing The Numerical Focus: 8/4/21
Greeny continues to talk about the elite numbers in baseball that everyone used to know and asks if anyone in the Eastern Conference can take Brooklyn six games if they are healthy and seem to be paying attention? The general consensus to this question seems to be a big no from the hashtag crew. Plus, more NFL talk including the latest on the Steelers and Big Ben.
Hour 1: Melo to the Lakers : 8/4/21
Mike Greenberg weighs in on Carmelo Anthony heading to the Los Angeles Lakers and chimes in on the breaking news that Kemba Walker has agreed to a contract buyout with the Oklahoma City Thunder, and upon clearing waivers, plans to sign with the New York Knicks. The hashtag crew debates if ring chasing is unappealing to the everyday fan. Plus, Pat McAfee joins the show. And why aren't more people talking about Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera?
Hour 2: Happy Birthday Tom Brady: 8/3/21
Tom Brady turns 44 today, which makes him older than 13 current NFL head coaches. Also, with Louis Riddick speaking glowingly about Justin Fields, it makes Greeny think: Is Justin Fields the most important athlete in Chicago since Michael Jordan? Greeny then drops his pen in the trashcan right next to him and leads to an awkward moment on the show.
Hour 1: Bet A Billion : 8/3/21
The NBA free agency is in the books with over $1.5 billion spent in the first 6 hours alone. Greeny is taken aback by all of the moves and all of the money that changed hands. He wonders if it would be possible for the players on their new teams to actually play the games this year. : Greeny also talks about the Carson Wentz injury situation and who are some potential quarterbacks that could fill in for him if hes out for an extended period of time.
Hour 2: Sharing?: 8/2/21
Chris Carlin (in for Greeny) discusses the latest on Carson Wentz's injury as it will impact the Colts AND the Eagles. Plus, would you ever consider sharing a gold medal? Chris and the crew weigh in... and we take your calls.
Hour 1: Too Hard?: 8/2/21
Chris Carlin (in for Greeny) recaps the crazy weekend for Javier Baez, Kris Bryant & Anthony Rizzo. Who were the winners and losers from the MLB Trade Deadline? ESPN NBA Writer Tim Bontemps joins Chris to discuss NBA Free Agency and more. Plus, what's wrong with Jacob deGrom?
Hour 2: MLB Deadline Moves : 7/30/21
#Hembo gets set for the MLB trade deadline approaching and what teams and players could be on the move today. Greeny talks about the Chicago Cubs selling off most of the pieces that were present for their championship in 2016. ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins the show and talks about if the Dodgers won a championship with the moves they made and believes they havent but theyve greatly improved.
Hour 1: Westbrook Is Going Home: 7/30/21
Greeny and the hashtag crew debate whether or not Russell Westbrook to the Lakers was a smart trade and if Westbrook is a good fit with that current roster. ESPN NBA Analyst Kendrick Perkins joins the show and talks about the Westbrook trade and says the Lakers are officially a problem in the West and in the NBA in general.
Hour 2: NBA Draft Day : 7/29/21
Greeny weighs in on Suni Lee winning the gold medal in gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics and welcomes in ESPN CBB Analyst Jay Bilas to the show. Jay talks about the NBA Draft tonight and its almost certain that Cade Cunningham will be the first overall selection. Jay also talks about the landscape of college athletics and believes that NIL will not affect the product on the field or court.
Hour 1: Chris Canty Joins : 7/29/21
Greeny welcomes Co-Host of DCR 98.7 ESPN NY Chris Canty to the show to breaks down the Aaron Rodgers situation. Also, the Yankees have acquired Joey Gallo before the trade deadline. #Hembo and Greeny wonder if this will be the move to put the Yankees over the top and get them in the playoffs. #Nuno thinks the deal is cute but they need to show it now. Greeny then talks about the future for Ben Simmons.
Hour 2: It's Called Empathy: 7/28/21
Greeny gives a big picture view of the NFC East and believes the Giants have a sneaky good chance to be pretty good this season. Plus, he weighs in on Simone Biles withdrawing from individual all-around gymnastics competition to focus on her mental well-being. Greeny reflects on that and encourages others to try and put yourself in her shoes and reflect on the all of the pressures she feels being the face of the American team.
Hour 1: Press Conference Reaction : 7/28/21
Mike Greenberg reacts to the Packers GM Brian Gutekunst's press conference this morning and welcomes ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter to the show to talk about why he believes that Aaron Rodgers is going to be a big winner when it comes to the default language. Schefter also says that when it comes to Deshaun Watson, teams are very hesitant to trade for him given his circumstances at this moment in time.
Hour 2 : Conference Realignment? : 7/27/21
Texas and Oklahoma have officially notified the SEC of membership request for 2025. Greeny wonders how this will impact the landscape of college football moving forward and if we will start to see more super conferences moving forward. Greeny then asks the hashtag crew how they would describe Greeny using only two words before discussing some NFL training camp headlines.
Hour 1: "Loquacious Companion": 7/27/21
Mike Greenberg shares his thoughts on the conclusion to the Aaron Rodgers saga and why this seems like a massive win for the Packers. ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum joins the show and says that the Packers might be the winners in this Aaron Rodgers situation but we still need to get the details ironed out. Plus, Greeny starts to think about what two words he would use to describe himself and came up with loquacious companion.
Hour 2: To Trade Or Not To Trade? : 7/26/21
Greeny discusses the latest with Deshaun Watson, Team USA Men's basketball struggling and more. Plus, ESPN NBA writer and host of the Lowe Post podcast Zach Lowe joins the show to discuss the possible NBA offseason trades. Lowe also doesnt think the Sixers have to move Ben Simmons.
Hour 1 : Closing In On Camp: 7/26/21
Mike Greenberg welcomes in ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano to share the latest on Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Also, Greeny weighs in on the Yankees, Saints WR Michael Thomas having surgery on his ankle and great white sharks extending their range further up the California coast.
Hour 2: Name Change In Effect In 2022 : 7/23/21
The Cleveland Indians finally changed their name and Chris Carlin has thoughts about it. Also, the SEC is heading towards possible expansion. Two schools are trying to join the conference and shake up the landscape of the NCAA as we know it. Plus, ESPN NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler joins to discuss the fall out and reaction of the NFL memo about vaccine protocols.
Hour 1: NFL COVID Protocol : 7/23/21
Chris Carlin fills in for Mike Greenberg today and starts with the NFL issuing a memo to the players regarding protocols on vaccines and COVID. Needless to say, players arent feeling it. Plus, ESPN MLB writer Joon Lee joins the show to discuss the Cleveland Indians changing their name to the Cleveland Guardians.
Hour 2: Feeling Slighted : 7/22/21
Greeny goes back into Tom Brady and how he still carries the chip on his shoulder from being slighted by almost every NFL team when he was a free agent. Also, Jerry Jones was very candid about wanting to bring a Super Bowl title back to Dallas to fulfill his biggest wish. Greeny wishes something good to happen to the Cowboys to bring Jerry Jones some joy.
Hour 1: Championship Soon? : 7/22/21
Greeny panels the room on which team with a quarter-century title drought will be most likely to end it in their upcoming season before Hembo stumps Greeny (AGAIN), as he fails to guess the six NFL franchises without a championship of any kind in their teams history. Plus, ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins the show to talk about the looming MLB trade deadline.
Hour 2: Who Could Be Next? : 7/21/21
Greeny continues to weigh in on the Bucks winning the NBA Championship and chats with Hembo on which other teams facing championship droughts could be next in line. Plus, ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler joins the show to recap the NBA Finals and share his thoughts on Giannis' performance when his supporting cast was less than stellar.
Hour 1: Giannis Gets It Done : 7/21/21
Mike Greenberg shares his thoughts on the NBA Finals ending with a Bucks championship and why the NBA needed this. He talks about Giannis staying in Milwaukee and doing it his way, as well as how Antetokounmpo didnt need to join a Super Team to win. Green thinks Giannis is a breath of fresh air. He also welcomes in host of KJZ Jay Williams to further discuss.
Hour 2: No Denying Giannis' Greatness : 7/20/21
Mike Greenberg shares his thoughts on how phenomenal Giannis has played in the NBA Finals, when in the beginning, no was sure he was even going to play. Also, New York Jets HC Robert Saleh looks forward to the adversity and Greeny loves that from him, especially given the New York media is not going to let him slide on anything. Plus, callers share how they met their significant others.
Hour 1 : Rodgers Wants Out : 7/20/21
Mike Greenberg weighs in on the bomb Adam Schefter dropped about Aaron Rodgers declining the Packers' extension offer and share his thoughts on the Tokyo Olympics not out of the realm of being cancelled. Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke joins the show to discuss Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Hour 2 : A Telling Week Ahead: 7/19/21
Mike Greenberg shares why this is a massive week for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. He could see Rodgers staying, winning a Super Bowl and then leaving on his own terms to unleash all of the petty one could unleash. Also, Mike and #Hembo marvel at the fact that Giannis has had two or 3 career-defining moments in these NBA Finals alone and Greeny takes calls from listeners who give their hot takes.
Hour 1: One Win Away : 7/19/21
Greeny recaps Game 5 of the NBA Finals, where Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks are one win away from winning it all. Plus, Former NBA player & Sirius XM NBA Radio host Eddie Johnson joins the show to help Greeny break down the Finals, talk about what Giannis has been able to do in this series and more. Also, #Hembo catches us up on all of the baseball action including believing the Mets are in a load of trouble.
Hour 2 : Kevin Love Withdraws: 7/16/21
#Hembo continues his unfounded attack on salad and salad eaters before Greeny starts up "Im sorry, what?" on Tom Brady playing the season with a torn MCL. Breaking News: Kevin Love is withdrawing from Team USA. Greeny then wonders how we should value a team and city only achieving one championship.
Hour 1: Cancelled : 7/16/21
The Yankees/Red Sox game yesterday was cancelled due to the COVID-19. Greeny shares why this was a stark reminder that while we have made tremendous strides when it comes to COVID, these things are still possible and teams and players have to remain diligent. ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins weigh in as well. Plus, Greeny talks Game 5 of the NBA Finals and more.
Hour 2: Block Heard Around The World : 7/15/21
Weve got ourselves a series! Greeny cant stop watching Giannis' block because of how great and important it was in that moment. He looks at other famous blocks in similar moments and believes the Giannis block might be the best of them all. Plus, 5x World Series Champion and YES Network Analyst Paul ONeill joins the show and talks about what the Yankees need to do in the second half to compete in the AL East.
Hour 1: We Have A Series: 7/15/21
Giannis had the block heard round the world. Greeny shares his thoughts on the. Bucks taking Game 4 to even the series and also launches an investigation on someone in the Google Doc who put maillot jaune in relation to the Tour de France Yellow Jacket. He then talks about Deshaun Watson and Adam Schefter hinting that there could be mutual interest between the Eagles and Watson. If that happens, Greeny thinks they are Super Bowl contenders.
Hour 2: Salad Is A Meal... Period: 7/14/21
#Hembo doesnt think you can have a salad as a standalone meal. He believes it needs to be accompanied with something else. No one else on the show agrees. Also, Greeny talks about the Aaron Rodgers saga and if there is a chance Rogers could actually hold out. Plus, the Lighting celebrated their second consecutive Stanley Cup win but fans on social media were shocked when a picture circulated of forward Pat Maroon holding the 128-year-old trophy with massive dent in the Cup and former NBA Player Raja Bell joins the show.
Hour 1: Great For The Game: 7/14/21
Greeny weighs in on how amazing the MLB All-Star Game was last night and then talks about Rob Manfreds discussion around the 7 inning DH, the shift and what the plans are for those two things as we move forward in the game. Plus, the crew laments how awful the MLB ASG jerseys were last night before talking about how we might have seen the last of Roger Federer. Greeny then takes calls on whats the one thing you would change in the world of sports on the heels of the penalty kicks.
Hour 2 : The Penalty Kicks Disagreement: 7/13/21
After Italy beat England, #Hembo tweeted The penalty kick shootout in soccer is the greatest climax in sports. Nothing else comes close. Always brilliant. Mike Greenberg disagrees and continues to talk about how the penalty kicks are dumb for the sport and a terrible way to end a game that matters to so many people. Greeny also continues to talk about players opting out of the MLB All-Star Game.
Hour 1: Alonso Is A Slugger: 7/13/21
Pete Alonso won the Home Run Derby in convincing fashion and Greeny believes he will go down as the best slugger in the history of the competition. before talking about MLB players skipping the All-Star game this year and how it will become a problem for the sport if it continues. Also, ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney joins the show to further weigh in on MLB All-Star before Greeny goes on to discuss the Men's Olympic National basketball team.
Hour 2: New Face Of MLB? : 7/12/21
Greeny talks about Shohei Ohtani in the Home Run Derby tonight and how he has taken not only the baseball world by storm, but also the sports world as a whole. Plus he asks: if you could pick any one quarterback to win you one big game, who would you choose? Greeny says you have to pick Tom Brady in that spot, no one in their right mind could pick someone other than Brady.
Hour 1: 40 Point Performance : 7/12/21
Mike Greenberg share his thoughts on Giannis going off for 40 points to lead the Bucks to a Game 3 win then talks about the ending of the Euro finals. Plus, ESPN Senior Writer & Host of The Lowe Post Zach Lowe joins the show to talk about the NBA Finals. Zach believes that Giannis is starting to buy in to who he is. Also, there have been a lot of MLB players who are opting out of the all-star game.
Hour 2 : The Better Of The Two: 7/9/21
Chris thinks the Suns are the better team in the Finals after taking Game 2 against the Bucks. Plus, ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto joins to talk about the fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier and ESPN NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington discusses Jalen Hurts' possible replacement in Philadelphia and if there is any new updates between the Packers and Aaron Rodgers.
Hour 1: Using Up The Momentum : 7/9/21
Chris Carlin & Bart Scott fill in for Mike Greenberg and discuss Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Suns beat the Bucks 118 - 108 to go ahead 2-0 in the Series. ESPN NBA analyst Kendrick Perkins breaks down Game 2 and says he is concerned for the Bucks in the rest of the series considering the momentum that the Suns now have. Also, Chris & Bart discuss the big night in the Padres games where a reliever made a Grand Slam in the game at the bottom of the 4th inning.
Hour 2: Making Adjustments : 7/8/21
Chris discusses how important Chris Paul playing in the Finals has been for the Suns and what he brings as a player to the team. On the other side, Mike Budenholzer knows how important Game 2 of the finals is as this could make or break any momentum that the Bucks can generate. ESPN NBA Writer Tim Bontemps comes on later to share what changes he expects the Buks to make. Also, Jacob deGrom is skipping the All-Star Game and is going to spend time with his family during the break. Chris agrees with deGrom choosing to rest during the break.
Hour 1: Bucks Need Game 2: 7/8/21
Game 2 of the Bucks-Suns NBA Finals is tonight and Chris Carlin says the Bucks cannot afford another loss early in the Finals. In game 1 Giannis had a strong performance, but as the game progressed and he was taken off the court, the team couldn't defend against Chris Paul and the Suns. Also, ESPN Senior MLB Insider Jeff Passan weighs in on Shohei Ohtani's rise to exceed people's expectations. Later, Chris gives his picks for NFL Quarterback battles in 2021 and who should start for his Top 5 Teams.
Hour 2 : King Of All-Star: 7/7/21
Chris and Bart continue to react to Game 1 of the NBA Finals and share how they cant wait to see Shohei Ohtani compete in all the MLB All-Star festivities. Plus, ESPN NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler joins to shed light on the Aaron Rodgers saga.
Hour 1: Suns Win Game 1 : 7/7/21
Chris Carlin and Bart Scott fill in for Mike Greenberg and discuss Giannis returning for the Bucks, but it wasnt enough, as Chris Paul led the Suns to a Game 1 NBA Finals win. Also ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst weighs in on the Suns using their bread and butter (pick n roll) to perfection. Plus, Chris goes off on Aaron Rodgers for dragging out the drama in Green Bay.
Hour 2: An Awkward Comparison : 7/6/21
ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum visits with the guys to give us the latest on the Aaron Rodgers situation and explains how Bart is the PJ Tucker of the NFL. Plus, we breakdown the numbers and take a deeper look into Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Hour 1: The NBA Finals Are Upon Us : 7/6/21
Chris Carlin and Bart Scott fill in for Mike Greenberg and discuss Chris Paul and the Suns taking on a short-handed Bucks without Giannis Antetokounmpo. Also, ESPN basketball analyst Monica McNutt sits down with the guys to help get ready for Game 1. Plus, Aaron Rodgers in an online press conference, says hes focusing on his mental health, while still throwing some shade at the Packers. The guys weigh in on what the best course of action is for both sides.
Hour 2: Get Off Instagram... Please? : 7/5/21
Chris examines the story coming out of NY with Zach Wilson offering to pay his mother to get rid of her social media account and admits hes a very big risk reward guy, and doesnt like the superstars playing on the Olympic basketball team. Winning the gold seems like a meaningless achievement and losing spells disaster. Plus, ESPN Senior Writer Andre Snellings stops by to get you ready for the start of the NBA finals.
Hour 1: Are The Yankees Worth Saving? : 7/5/21
Chris Carlin fills in for Mike Greenberg and asks if the Yankees are worth saving after getting swept by the Red Sox and a couple nightmare losses to the cross town rival Mets. ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney jumps on the show to breakdown how to fix the Yankees and gives us the latest on the Trevor Bauer situation. Plus, we start looking ahead to Bucks/Suns NBA Finals and what this series will mean to the legacy of Chris Paul.
Hour 2: More Time In Between? : 7/2/21
Are the playoffs too long and responsible for players being injured and missing time? Greeny and the 'hashtag crew" debate if the league needs more time off between the regular season and the start of the post-season. Also, what does Kawhi Leonard's future look like? Plus, ESPN NBA analyst PJ Carlesimo, visits with Mike to share his thoughts on NIL and the new college transfer rules.
Hour 1: In An Alternate Universe : 7/2/21
Greeny fantasizes about what the NBA postseason would have looked like had there been no injuries, and he still comes to the conclusion that the Nets would have won it all. Plus, Jacob deGrom strikes out 14 in loss to the Braves and Greeny wonder: would you want to live to be 112?
Hour 2: Happy Bobby Bonilla Day: 7/1/21
Name Image Likeness, as of today is open and Greeny thinks it's about time. Plus, Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! Greeny also remembers, the last time the Suns were in the Finals he was covering that series for the Bulls.
Hour 1: NBA Finals In The Valley : 7/1/21
Greeny congratulates Chris Paul for making it to his first NBA Finals and weighs in on the Suns' path to the championship series. Plus, Suns TV analyst Eddie Johnson talks about Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton's improvements and more. Also, Greeny covered the Bulls in the 90s, thinks Scottie Pippen is extremely upset of how he was portrayed in the Last Dance.
Hour 2: Injuries Galore: 6/30/21
ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst joins Greeny and share his thoughts on all of the injuries this season. He believes that they have to be somewhat linked to the season schedule and there is no way around it. Brian then talks about the idea that the winner of the NBA Finals could feel like a false winner and he strongly disagrees with that, as well as discussing Damien Lillards situation. Plus, callers weigh in and tell Greeny what they are frustrated with in the world of sports.
Hour 1: Not Another Injury: 6/30/21
Greeny starts with the news that Giannis Antetokounmpo hyperextended his knee last night and it doesnt look good. He is very worried that the NBA Finals could feel tainted this season. Plus, Host of the Rob Dibble Show Rob Dibble joins the show and talks about all things baseball.
Hour 2: Paul George Is The Man: 6/29/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the Clippers beating the Suns to extend the Western Conference Finals and Paul George going off for 41 points, 13 rebound and six assists in a close out game. He talks about this being a narrative changing performance: playing without Kawhi Leonard and absolutely carrying his team forward. He also weighs in on Chris Paul and how leading the Suns to a championship would mean everything for his legacy.
Hour 1: Clippers Take Game 5: 6/29/21
Greeny welcomes ESPN Senior Writer & Host of The Lowe Post podcast Zach Lowe to the show. He talks about the narrative surrounding Paul George and how the idea of him being a playoff choker was always overblown. Also, Greeny asks who will be the breakout star QB this year? Greeny thinks it could be Daniel Jones.
Hour 2: Marv Albert Joins : 6/28/21
Legendary NBA PxP announcer Marv Albert joins Greeny to discuss his career and highlight moments from his 55 year career as the voice of the NBA. Greeny also talks about the Blazers' head coaching hire and MLB substance checks during this hour.
Hour 1: Injury Bug : 6/28/21
Greeny share his thoughts on Trae Young's injury due to contact with a ref, how the playoffs have been riddled with injury, if the postseason would look different if teams were healthy, and why Damien Lillard is catching the heat for the Chauncey Billups hire. Plus, ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan joins the show.
Hour 2: Dominique Wilkins Joins: 6/25/21
Naismith Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins joins Greeny to weigh in on Trae Young, Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals and recounts the dunk contest competitions against Michael Jordan. Plus, Greeny shares his thoughts on the MLB All-Star jerseys.
Hour 1: "Playoff P" : 6/25/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the Clippers' Game 3 win, Paul George's performance, Scottie Pippen's comments and more.
Hour 2: Coming Full Circle: 6/24/21
Greeny weighs in on the breaking news that the Pacers are hiring Rick Carlisle as head coach on a 4-year, $29 million contract. Greeny then talks about Tom Brady saying that he doesnt think about being the greatest football player of all-time and thinks this is completely false. Plus, could UFO's be coming out?
Hour 1: Trae Went Off : 6/24/21
Trae Young went off last night to the tune of 48 points and 11 assists. Greeny admitted that he thought that Trae would come into the league and be a great shooter but not much of anything else. He couldnt be more wrong. Plus, ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler joins the show and talks about Steve Kerrs comments and just how different the game is today than it was 20 or 30 years ago.
Hour 2: Was It Worth It? : 6/23/21
Was the juice worth the squeeze when it comes to replay in sporting events? Greeny is asking this question in relation to the ending of the Suns/Clippers game and how the final seconds took so much time due to reviews. Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Bruce Bowen shares why he doesnt think the Clippers have enough juice to come back in this series and his thoughts on the situation in Philadelphia with the 76ers and Ben Simmons and if people need to start looking at Doc Rivers for some blame.
Hour 1: Quite A Finish: 6/23/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the finish to the Clippers-Sun Game 2 Western Conference Finals and welcomes in former NBA head coach George Karl to talk more in depth about the nail biter, Monty Williams' play calling, and the various replay reviews.
Hour 2: Paul Finebaum Joins: 6/22/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the dominance of Jacob deGrom, shares his Green List of the Top 5 most maddening players in sports and welcomes in The Paul Finebaum Show host Paul Finebaum to talk about Supreme Court ruling that came down in favor of college athletes.
Hour 1: deGrom's Dominance : 6/22/21
Greeny talks about the complete dominance of Jacob deGrom so far this season. He welcomes in Baseball Hall of Famer & Fox Sports Analyst John Smoltz to weigh in on deGrom and hes really honed his craft to make himself truly the best in the game. Plus, Aaron Rodgers renews his membership at the Green Bay Country Club.
Hour 2: Sticky Situations: 6/21/21
Greeny delves deeper into the Supreme Courts ruling on NCAA NIL before picking the Hawks to beat the Bucks in 6. Plus, Greeny shares his Green List of Top 5 Players Left in the Playoffs and why will baseball never look the same after today.
Hour 1: Charles Barkley Joins : 6/21/21
Greeny starts off the Sixers losing Game 7 to the Hawks and how awful Ben Simmons was in the series. Also, Jon Rahm wins U.S. Open for his first major Championship. Plus, Naismith Hall of Famer Charles Barkely comes in hot over his former team and shares why he feels bad for Simmons and gives his advice on how to fix the situation. Then, BREAKING NEWS hits surrounding NCAA NIL in College Sports and the Supreme Courts ruling.
Hour 2: Sixers Meltdown: 6/17/21
Bob takes calls and reacts to the Sixers collapse against the Hawks and says Ben Simmons continues to be a growing problem but you have to try and make it work because of the money you have tied up in him. Plus, Michael Kay of The Michael Kay Show joins to talk about his book about CenterStage before talking about the Bucks/Nets series and Gerrit Cole still be one of the best pitchers in the game even without the use of foreign substances. He also takes calls to finish the show.
Hour 1: Time To Shut It Down : 6/17/21
Bob talks about Jacob deGrom leaving the game yesterday and is begging the Mets to just shut him down for a while and save him from himself. You have something so special in him, you have to make sure you have him when it matters most. ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst joins the show and talks about the Clippers incredible victory over the Jazz last night.
Hour 2: KD Overtaking LeBron? : 6/16/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on Kawhi Leonard missing Game 5 and why he senses the Clippers are done if Leonard can't return. He also talks about Chris Paul who is in COVID protocols and why more needs to come out about whether or not he was vaccinated. Then, Greeny and the hashtag crew debate it Kevin Durant has overtaken LeBron James as the best player in the NBA before hearing from SNY & Turner MLB Analyst Ron Darling.
Hour 1: Breaking News Is Everywhere : 6/16/21
Greeny weighs in on the breaking news that Kawhi Leonard will miss tonights game against the Jazz after suffering a knee injury in Game 4 and Chris Paul being out indefinitely for COVID protocols, which could have a massive impact on the Western Conference Finals. Plus, ESPN Senior Writer Zach Lowe joins the show to break down all of the news in the NBA and talks about Kevin Durants performance last night.
Hour 2: Staying Healthy : 6/15/21
Greeny says this round of the NBA playoffs is defined by player health the Nuggets get swept without Jamal Murray, the Jazz are playing without Mike Conley, the Nets have lost two of the Big 3 and Joel Embiids knee could decide the series. Plus, ESPN Senior Writer Zach Lowe who joins to talk about the Nets/Bucks series.
Hour 1 : Attempting A Comeback: 6/15/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on Adrian Wojnarowski reporting that the Nets have upgraded James Hardens availability to doubtful. He thinks the Nets will do everything in their power to give Harden the best chance to play, but it still doesnt look good.
Hour 2: Nets Are Done? : 6/14/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the Nets playing without Kyrie Irving and James Harden and if that means Brooklyn is going to lose the series. Plus, ESPN CFB reporter Heather Dinich joins the show to talk about the potential for CFP expansion and the impact that it could have for a school like Notre Dame, where the benefits might outweigh the cons in their case.
Hour 1: Carrying The Load: 6/14/21
ESPN NBA Insider Brian Windhorst joins the show to help Greeny break down the latest in the NBA Playoffs. He talks about whether or not KD can carry the Nets and how amazing it is to see Chris Paul get to this position after the ups and downs of his career. Plus, Greeny continues to talk about the Aaron Rodgers/Packers situation and says that Mark Murphy needs to just stop talking.
Hour 2: Coneheads: 6/11/21
How good is Donovan Mitchell? It was a big week in the Greeny household, we get a recap. Plus, Who Ya Got? with Bubba to close the week.
Hour 1: Back In The Series!: 6/11/21
The Bucks are back in the series... hopefully! Greeny is loving watching Donovan Mitchell as the Jazz go up 2-0 on the Clippers. ESPN NBA Analyst P.J. Carlesimo joins the show to talk hoops. Plus, we open the phones and ask you... what do you want to know?!?
Hour 2: The Goonies: 6/10/21
Chris Carlin & Bart Scott (in for Greeny) weigh in on Jordan Love and the Packers, Gerrit Cole and baseball's issues and take your calls. Plus, ESPN Baseball Analyst Tim Kurkjian.
Hour 1: Quit: 6/10/21
Chris Carlin (in for Greeny) starts the show with 98.7 ESPN's Chris Canty in studio to talk Gerrit Cole and his much anticipated start last night. ESPN NBA Writer Andre Snellings joins to talk NBA Playoffs. Plus, Chris weighs in on Michael Malone's comments from last night and the latest on the Packers.
Hour 2: Action Packed Postseason : 6/9/21
Greeny previews some of the action upcoming in the NBA Playoffs before talking about the emotion surrounding this week seeing his son graduate from high school. Sirius XM & MLB Network Host Chris Mad Dog Russo joins the show to weigh in on the sticky substances being found in baseball and how hes waiting to see what comes from it in terms of how MLB will police the issue..
Hour 1: Sticky Situation : 6/9/21
Greeny talks about what we are seeing in baseball with the sticky substances and pitchers. Gerrit Cole spoke with the media about it yesterday and gave a very uncomfortable answer when asked about it, and he wonders what the appropriate level of outrage should be when it comes to this situation. Plus, former NBA Coach & Clippers TV Analyst Mike Fratello joins the show. He talks about Nikola Jokic winning the MVP and how amazing it is to watch his game.
Hour 2: Clicking At The Right Time : 6/8/21
Greeny is joined by ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney who weighs in on the Yankees' horrid offense and why it's time for Brian Cashman to start making moves. Plus, ESPN NBA analyst Doris Burke joins the show to help Greeny break down the NBA Playoffs and share why she believes the Nets showed what they look like when they are operating on all cylinders, even without James Harden.
Hour 1: Total Domination : 6/8/21
Greeny talks about the Nets absolutely dominating the Bucks last night in Game 2. Greeny thinks that the Nets are clearly are going to win the NBA Championship. Its not a matter of if but how many games at this point.
Hour 2: Julio Jones Is Now A Titan : 6/7/21
Chris Carlin talks about the Julio Jones trade and is joined by ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington who talks about the trade and believes it was the most logical choice for him. He also talks about the Aaron Rodgers situation and believes it would be extremely unwise for the Packers to continue to test Rodgers.
Hour 1: Harden Will Miss Game 2 : 6/7/21
Chris Carlin fills in for Mike Greenberg and weighs in on the chances the Nets take Game 2 without James Harden. Plus, ESPN NBA Writer Tim Bontemps joins the show to help Chris talk about the NBA Playoffs. Also, he share his thoughts on the MLBs crackdown on pitchers using foreign substances.
Hour 2: Lillard To New York? : 6/4/21
Greeny ask what would it take to get Damian Lillard to come to the Knicks. Plus, Greeny looks to share his best NBA Players 25-and-Under and why that list should be competing for championships for the next decade plus.
Hour 1: Chris Bosh Joins: 6/4/21
Greeny shares his thoughts on the Lakers losing to the Suns and welcome in 2x NBA Champion & 2021 Basketball Hall of Famer Chris Bosh to talk about what AD needs to do to stay healthy going forward and what would make Damian Lillard want to leave Portland and play somewhere else. Greeny says that if the Nets win the title, its a huge problem for the NBA and for basketball fans everywhere because it will make it look like the regular season is meaningless.
Hour 2: Coach K Speaks: 6/3/21
Greeny continues to discuss the Knicks loss and asks if you would bet on the Nets or the field to win the title. Plus, the show goes live to the podium to hear Coach K speak about his retirement.
Hour 1: Disappointing End For NY: 6/3/21
Host of DCR on 98.7 ESPN NY Chris Canty joins Greeny right off the bat to react to the Hawks eliminating the Knicks last night in Game 5. Canty says its a disappointing way to end the season, but there was no question that the Hawks were just a much better team. Plus, National Champion & ACCN Analyst Carlos Boozer joins the show to talk about how Coach K changed his players lives and how a lot of former Duke players consider Coach K a part of their families.
Hour 2: Street Clothes : 6/2/21
ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski joins Greeny to talk about the breaking news that Danny Ainge is stepping down and Brad Stevens is moving into a full-time role in the front office. Also, 2x NBA Champion & Basketball Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and Greeny weigh in on Charles Barkley calling Anthony Davis street clothes," if teammates look at a guy who is always hurt sideways when hes not available to play and how Steph Curry has risen into the conversation of best players ever.
Hour 1: Breaking News Alert : 6/2/21
Greeny reacts to the news that Danny Ainge is stepping down and Brad Stevens is assuming a full time role in the Celtics front office, while Boston starts its search for a new head coach. Plus, more breaking news is announces, as the positive test for Medina Spirit has been confirmed and will become the second horse in the history of the Kentucky Derby to be disqualified for a failed test.
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