The Stephen A. Smith Show
Hour 2: Dan Graca and Chris Canty filling in: 2/20/18
Dan and Chris argue the pros and cons of the recently announced MLB change of pace rules.
Hour 1: Dan Graca and Chris Canty filling in: 2/20/18
Dan and Chris talk about the current NFL franchise tag tenders, focusing on the fate of Kirk Cousins.
NBA All-Star Weekend: 2/19/18
We finally saw some defense during the NBA ALL-Star game which makes Stephen A. happy, plus Kobe believes you shouldn't have to recruit someone to play for the Lakers.
Hour 2: McCourty Lying? Cousins to Jets, Kobe's LA Opinion: 2/19/18
Stephen doesn't believe McCourty's claims that the Pats knew Butler would sit, or that the Jets should guarantee Kirk Cousins; and touches on Kobe's comments on LA recruiting.
Hour 1: All Star Weekend, Ingraham Comments: 2/19/18
Stephen starts with the memorable and not-so-memorable parts of NBA All-Star Weekend and gets into LeBron's response to the comments Laura Ingraham made last week.
Hour 2: Players Comments, Magic's Fine: 2/16/18
Stephen A. touches back on athletes commenting on politics, and tells us why he doesn't agree with Adam Silver's justification of why Magic Johnson was fined.
Hour 1: LeBron and Durant's Comments: 2/16/18
Following comments made by Kevin Durant and LeBron James, Stephen A addresses the manner in which athlete commentary on politics is perceived.
Stephen A Smith Show: Best of 2.16: 2/16/18
Following comments made by Kevin Durant and LeBron James, Stephen A addresses the manner in which athlete commentary on politics is perceived.
Stephen A. Smith, First Take: 2/14/18
First Take and ESPN Radio's Stephen A. Smith joins The Plug to discuss his thoughts on the Cavaliers' roster moves, Paul Pierce's retirement, NBA All-Star format changes and more.
Hour 2: Rondo v. IT, Is LeBron Going to Stay?: 2/15/18
Stephen A. starts off talking about the tensions between Rondo and Isaiah Thomas, and recounts what Shaq had to say about that and LeBron’s future on First Take.
Hour 2: Last Chance for Love, Brian Windhorst: 2/14/18
Stephen starts the hour talking to Brian Windhorst about the Cav's resurgence. He then gives callers last-minute Valentine's Day love advice, complete with a testimonial.
Hour 1: The Cavs Are Back: 2/14/18
Stephen A. talks about the Cav's eye-catching win over the Thunder. They're clearly back, but do they have a shot against the West?
Hour 2: Talking About Love with Rashad Jennings: 2/13/18
Stephen touches on Dez Bryant's contract issues, then prepares you for Valentine's Day with the Love Doctor, with guest Doctor Rashad Jennings.
Hour 1: Warriors Disrespectful, LaVar At It Again: 2/13/18
Stephen starts with the Sun's claims that they were disrespected by the Warriors and transitions into LaVar Ball's new outrageous claims involving his son's careers.
Hour 2: Dave McMenamin, Love Doctor: 2/12/18
Stephen talks to Cav's Reporter Dave McMenamin about his first impression of the new Cavs players, and of course, The Love Doctor is in the house.
Hour 1: Blame Oprah: 2/12/18
Stephen talks about the Cav's invigorated new roster, the ill-advised tweet from the Boston Police Department, and Johnny Manziel's interview with Good Morning America.
Hour 1: Blame Oprah: 2/12/18
Stephen talks about the Cav's invigorated new roster, the ill-advised tweet from the Boston Police Department, and Johnny Manziel's interview with Good Morning America.
Hour 2: Pay Day, Love Doctor: 2/9/18
Stephen A. talks about the circumstances that altered the trajectory of Jimmy G and Isaiah Thomas's pay, and repairs romances as The Love Doctor.
Hour 1: Jay Ajayi, Corey Clement & Brandon Graham : 2/9/18
Stephen A. starts off with Dan Gilbert and Magic Johnson's moves on trade deadline day, and is joined by Super Bowl champs Jay Ajayi, Corey Clement, and Brandon Graham.
Hour 2: Caron Butler, Love Doctor: 2/8/18
Caron Butler joins to talk about his years in the NBA compared to today's landscape, and as promised, The Love Doctor is in the house every day up until Valentine's Day.
Hour 1: NBA Trade Deadline, Cav's Big Moves: 2/8/18
Stephen gives his thoughts as the NBA Trade Deadline approaches, especially how he feels about the big moves the Cavs are making. He also touches on Garoppolo's big pay day.
What's going on in New England?: 2/7/18
Stephen A. discusses the circus surrounding the Patriots, plus have the Cavs hit rock bottom?
Hour 2: NBA News, Love Doctor: 2/7/18
Stephen A. touches on the multitude of NBA story lines that have popped up and serves up some love advice just in time for Valentine's Day.
Hour 1: Patriots Circus: 2/7/18
Stephen A. questions what will come of Josh McDaniel's career after his dicey return to New England. He also touches on the Cav's bad loss to the Magic.
Why Bill why?: 2/6/18
We are a few days removed from the Super Bowl and we still haven't heard the real reason as to why Belichick benched Malcolm Butler and Stephen A. thinks we deserve one.
Hour 2: Cav's Struggles, The Love Doctor Returns: 2/6/18
Stephen starts off talking about an option for the Cavaliers to end their losing ways, then transitions into what everyone has been waiting for: the return of The Love Doctor.
Hour 1: Sal Paolantonio, Not Forgiving Belichick: 2/6/18
Stephen is still disgusted with Bill Belichick's last-minute decision to pull Butler from playing in the Super Bow, and Sal Paolantonio joins to talk Eagles victory.
Fly Eagles Fly: 2/5/18
With the Eagles winning the Super Bowl over the Pats, Stephen A. is upset with himself for backtracking on his pick of the Eagles, plus why did Belichick bench Butler?
Hour 2: Damien Woody: 2/5/18
Damien Woody joins Stephen to recap Super Bowl LII and discuss why Butler sat out, and Stephen takes a minute to talk about the Cav's continued struggles.
Hour 1: Belichick Cold Hearted?: 2/5/18
Stephen recaps Super Bowl LII. He's mad that he recanted his Eagles pick, but the most shocking thing was Malcolm Butler sitting out for seemingly no good reason.
Eagles or the Patriots?: 2/2/18
Stephen A. discusses the Super Bowl, plus should Aaron Rodgers ask for a trade?
Hour 2: Marcus Mariota, Sal Pal, Le'Veon Bell: 2/2/18
Stephen is joined by Marcus Mariota to talk about his season; as well as close friend and colleague Sal Paolantonio; and Le'Veon Bell, who he believes should be paid.
Hour 1: Drew Brees, RJ Bell: 2/2/18
Stephen A. makes an exception when joined by Drew Brees, thinks Aaron Rogers should demand a trade, and is joined by resident handicapper RJ Bell.
Lebron to the Warriors?: 2/1/18
Is Lebron James really interested in sitting down with the Warriors?
Hour 2: Tim Brown, Sam Darnold: 2/1/18
Stephen has some exciting news about the show, and is joined by Tim Brown to talk Hall of Fame and Sam Darnold, who thinks he should be the number one pick in the draft.
Hour 1: Ryan Clark, Merril Hoge: 2/1/18
Stephen knows LeBron has nothing to do with the rumors that he'll meet with GSW..but he better not even THINK about it. Ryan Clark and Merril Hoge join live from Super Week.
It's over for Cousins in DC.: 1/31/18
Stephen A. discusses the Alex Smith trade to the Redskins and asks is this really an upgrade over Kirk Cousins?
Hour 2: Kareem Hunt, Bill Romanowski, Everson Walls: 1/31/18
Stephen talks to KC Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt, 4x Super Bowl Champion Bill Romanowski, and actually lets a former Dallas Cowboy, Everson Wall, come on his show.
Hour 1: Alex Smith Trade, Terrell Davis: 1/31/18
Live from Radio Row in Minneapolis, Stephen wonders what's going to happen to Kirk Cousins now that Alex Smith is in KC and talks to former NFL running back Terrell Davis.
Clippers trade Blake.: 1/30/18
Now that the Clippers have traded Blake Griffin, the question needs to be asked what's the future hold for Doc Rivers?
Hour 2: Tedy Bruschi, GGG v. Canelo Rematch: 1/30/18
Stephen A. talks abut the rematch between GGG and Canelo. He also talks to Tedy Bruschi about the upcoming 30 for 30 and Bruschi's time with both coaches.
Hour 1: Griffin Trade, That Washington Team: 1/30/18
Stephen starts off with the Blake Griffin trade and transitions into the Washington Redskins changing their name as well as John Wall not playing.
Michigan State Scandal: 1/29/18
Stephen A. discusses the far reaching scandal at Michigan State and what's next for both Tom Izzo and Mark Dantonio.
Hour 2: Ryan Smith: 1/29/18
ESPN Legal Analyst Ryan Sm ithjoins Stephen and tells him why the Michigan State Scandal is one of the worst stories he's had to cover.
Hour 2: Ryan Smith : 1/29/18
ESPN Legal Analyst joins Stephen and tells him why the Michigan State Scandal is one of the worst stories he's had to cover.
Hour 1: Michigan State Scandal: 1/29/18
Stephen talks about the far-reaching scandal at Michigan State and addresses the comments of those implicated.
Hour 2: Will Cain and Chris Canty filling in: 1/26/18
Will and Chris disagree with Brandon Marshall's comments on how the NFL should be embarrassed by the Pat's success, and tackle the NBA's pursuit of legalized gambling.
Hour 1: Will Cain and Chris Canty filling in: 1/26/18
Will and Chris start with Vince McMahon's announcement that the XFL will be back in 2020, and give a rundown of the breaking news coming out of Michigan State.
Bonds deserves to get in.: 1/25/18
Stephen A. believes that Barry Bonds deserves to be in the HOF, plus is it smart for the NBA to get involved with legalized gambling?
Hour 2: Tim Kurkjian, XFL Return?: 1/25/18
Stephen starts off talking to Tim Kurkjian about HIS thoughts on this year's MLB HOF class, and gets into whether or not Vince McMahon's latest venture will be successful.
Hour 1: MLB HOF, NBA Gambling, RJ Bell: 1/25/18
Stephen starts off talking about who he believes deserves to be in the MLB HOF and who should be banned, and talks to RJ Bell about the impact of legalized gambling.
Shoud the Cavs ask Lebron to waive his no trade clause: 1/24/18
Stephen A. asks the questions should the Cavs ask Lebron to waive his no trade clause, plus MLB should put Bonds and Clemns in the HOF.
Hour 2: Super Bowl, Steroid HOF: 1/24/18
Stephen has a feeling that Gronk will still play in the Super Bowl and gives his thoughts on steroid use in this years MLB HOF class.
Hour 1: LeBron's Humility, Adam Schefter: 1/24/18
Stephen questions LeBron's humility and thinks his frustration is weighing on the Cavs. Adam Schefter joins to answer some of the NFL's post-season questions.
Adrian Wojnarowski: 1/23/18
Adrian Wojnarowski joins the show to talk about what's going on in Cleveland, plus how serious is the Kawhi and Spurs beef?
Drama in Cleveland?: 1/23/18
Stephen A. discusses the drama in Cleveland and why is it that everyone picks on Kevin Love, plus is it time for NBA players to stand up for the black fired coaches.
Hour 2: Standing Up for Black Coaches in NBA: 1/23/18
Stephen wonders if Jason Kidd and David Fizdale got the same benefit of the doubt that a white coach would receive, and gets back into the Cav's problems.
Hour 1: The Super Bowl Match Up is Here: 1/22/18
Stephen talks about the AFC and NFC Championship games, but especially the game won by the Patriots against the Jaguars, which some are calling unfair.
How bad is Brady hurt?: 1/19/18
With the AFC Championship game on the horizon Stephen A. still isn't buying the Tom Brady is really injured story.
Hour 2: Championship Weekend, RJ Bell: 1/19/18
Stephen listens to and comments on Brady's press conference, and talks about Damien Lillard possibly being on the trading block. RJ Bell joins to handicap championship week.
Hour 1: Pats Are Fine, Tedy Bruschi: 1/19/18
Stephen stands by his assessment that Tom Brady's hand is fine, and Tedy Bruschi joins to stand by the Patriots. He also addresses Barkely's comments on LeBron.
Errol Spence Jr.: 1/18/18
Errol Spence Jr. joins the show to preview his fight on Saturday night, plus who would Spence like to fight next?
Teddy Atlas: 1/18/18
Teddy Atlas joins Stephen A. to preview the Errol Spence Jr. fight on Saturday night.
Hour 1: Teddy Atlas, Errol Spence Jr.: 1/18/18
Teddy Atlas joins to preview the Errol Spence Jr. v. Lamont Peterson fight this weekend, and then Errol Spence Jr. himself joins to talk fighting and his future.
Hour 1: Brady Nonsense, Todd Haley to Jets: 1/18/18
Stephen starts off talking about the nonsense Brady injury scare and why we shouldn't buy it, and mocks the idea of Todd Haley going to the Jets.
Are you buying the Brady injury?: 1/18/18
Stephen A. isn't buying that the Tom Brady hand injury isn't a story or else there's no way Bill Belichick would allow it to become public.
Keyshawn Johnson: 1/17/18
Keyshawn Johnson joins Stephen A. to talk Steelers and what's really going on in Pittsburgh, plus they look back at the Rams season.
Hour 2: Forgotten Star: 1/17/18
Stephen wonders about the future of Anthony Davis. The Celtics are a good choice, but the Cavs could be great. Stephen tells you the only thing standing in the way.
Hour 1: Stephen is Disgusted, Keyshawn Johnson: 1/17/18
Stephen is disgusted by two things: the NBA's perceived image problem, and Steelers minority owners trying to oust Tomlin… and he isn’t holding back. Keyshawn Johnson joins.
Don't do it Steelers.: 1/17/18
Stephen A. discusses the notion that the NBA has an image problem and he warns the Steelers not to even think about firing Mike Tomlin.
Not a good look for CP3: 1/16/18
Stephen A. talks about his disappointment in Chris Paul's involvement in the Rockets & Clippers kerfuffle, plus what's exactly plaguing the Cavs right now.
Hour 2: Era of KD: 1/16/18
Stephen talks about what is plaguing the Cavs right now, and points out the only player that goes after LeBron...Kevin Durant. Are we in the era of KD?
Hour 1: Chris Paul Dropped The Ball: 1/16/18
Stephen talks about the unruliness after the Clippers-Rockets game last night, and his disappointment in Chris Paul's involvement.
What a wild weekend.: 1/15/18
Besides being disgusted with his Steelers, Stephen A. also feels bad for Drew Brees and how the NFL better hope Tom Brady and the Patriots make it to the SB.
Hour 2: Give the Jags a Chance: 1/15/18
Stephen starts talking about how this week is looking for the Jags, he'll give them a chance against the Pats. He touches on how the Cavs have to prove themselves tonight.
Hour 1: NFL Worries, Ryan Clark joins: 1/15/18
Stephen starts off talking about the wild NFL playoff action this weekend, especially how Drew Brees got shafted. Ryan Clark joins to talk Marcus Williams' blunder.
Stephen A. Smith Best Of Podcast 1.12.18: 1/12/18
Stephen talks Le'Veon Bell's comments and the Cav's horrible performance. Damien Woody and RJ Bell joins to talk Divisional Round Weekend.
Hour 2: Cavs Problems, RJ Bell joins: 1/12/18
Stephen starts off by talking NBA and how horrible the Cavaliers looked in last night's game. Resident Handicapper RJ Bell joins to pick this weekend's games.
Hour 1: Damien Woody joins: 1/12/18
Stephen thinks that the Steelers should take care of Le'Veon Bell, but did he HAVE to open his mouth this week? Damien Woody joins to talk about that and this weekend's games.
McKenzie dropped the ball.: 1/11/18
Stephen A. discusses why he feels Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie should have done more, plus what's wrong with the Wizards?
Hour 2: Biggest Disappointment in NBA: 1/11/18
Stephen reveals who HE thinks is the biggest disappointment in the NBA this season, and calls out Steeler Mike Mitchell for talking a big games against the Patriots.
Hour 1: Kevin Durant Record, Gruden and the Rooney Rule: 1/11/18
Stephen discusses Kevin Durant's top-5 potential given the record he has just broken, and has a surprising take on the Rooney Rule investigation involving the Raiders.
How soon do the Raiders need to be successful: 1/10/18
Now that the Raiders have introduced Jon Gruden as their new HC, Stephen A. asks the question is it fair to say the Raiders need to be playing for a SB within 4-years?
Hour 2: Ball Control: 1/10/18
Stephen talks about Matt Patricia's possible new job, how tragic events shaped Steve Kerr's life, and questions whether Magic needs to get the Ball family under control.
Hour 1: Gruden's Return, Tim Brown Joins: 1/10/18
Stephen A. gets into Gruden's "Chucky" persona, and addresses Reggie Miller's comments on how Magic should handle LaVar. Tim Brown shares his thoughts on Gruden's return.
Nick Saban continues to show his greatness: 1/9/18
Stephen A. discusses Alabama's comeback in win and asks the question, is it time for Saban to find another challenge? Why are NBA coaches so angry with LaVar Ball's comments?
Hour 2: LaVar Strikes Again: 1/9/18
Stephen thinks it's ridiculous to blame ESPN for quoting LaVar Ball, is he not news? He also stands behind LeBron speaking out against H + M.
Hour 1: Finebaum talks Championship: 1/9/18
Stephen A. is stunned by Alabama's ability to turn last night's game into a victory, but Still takes issue with Kirby Smart. Paul Finebaum joins to give his thoughts.
Hate it all you want, LaVar Ball is newsworthy: 1/8/18
Stephen A. discusses the NFL Wild Card weekend, plus hate it all you want, LaVar Ball is newsworthy.
Hour 2: Ryan Clark, Stephen Takes Bama: 1/8/18
Stephen starts the hour talking to Ryan Clark, who is taking Alabama tonight and takes calls on LaVar Ball and the NFL, including one from a worked up Carlton.
Hour 1: Wildcard Games, LaVar Ball: 1/8/18
Stephen A. starts with this weekend's wildcard NFL games and his renewed faith in the greatness of Drew Brees, and disagrees with Rick Carlisle's gripes with LaVar Ball.
Is the Pats dynasty about to be over?: 1/5/18
With news that there might be trouble brewing with the Patriots Stephen A. discusses what might be next for them and how he doesn't think anyone is leaving.
Hour 2: Gruden's Contract, RJ Bell: 1/5/18
Stephen continues to address Gruden's high-paying contract and circles back to the tension within the Pats organization. RJ Bell joins to handicap NFL wildcard weekend.
Hour 1: Wickersham Addresses Pats Rumors: 1/5/18
Stephen A. starts with the salacious rumors surrounding the Pats main players and is joined by Seth Wickersham to get more in-depth. He also calls out Gruden's contract.
Cavs had no interest in playing the Celtics: 1/4/18
Stephen A. talks about the Cavs and Celtics game and how he wishes he didn't attend because we didn't get an inspiring game from the Cavs.
Hour 2: Mel Kiper, NFL Draft Declarations: 1/4/18
Stephen A. starts with NFL Draft declarations and wonders why Baker Mayfield isn't hyped more. He talks to Mel Kiper about this QB class's flaws.
Hour 1: Robbed of Isaiah, Kristaps Tired: 1/4/18
Stephen digs into last night's uninspiring match-up between the Cavs and the Celtics, he feels robbed of Isaiah Thomas. He also calls out Kristaps for admitting he's tired.
How many chances will Marvin get?: 1/3/18
Stephen A. discusses the Marvin Lewis contract extension and how it just feels unwarranted, plus Isaiah Thomas not playing in Boston is disappointing.
Hour 2: Louis Riddick, Callers have a Problem: 1/3/18
Stephen A. calls Louis Riddick out on some ridiculous claims about the Rams and talks about the Rooney Rule, and takes callers who take issue with his opinion on Marvin Lewis.
Hour 1: Calling Everyone Out: 1/3/18
Stephen A. is taking everyone down. Marvin Lewis, Chad Ochocinco, Jon Gruden, and the Cavs organization….LISTEN UP.
National Championship is set.: 1/2/18
Stephen A. opens the show by discussing the National Semifinals, plus what should we expect when it comes to all the NFL coaching vacancies?
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 1/2/18
Stephen A. is now nationwide, he talks about the Cav's poor decision making regarding Isaiah Thomas and Adam Schefter joins to talk about head coaching vacancies in the NFL.
Hour 1: Stephen A. Nationwide!: 1/2/18
Stephen A. is now nationwide, and he is talking coaching changes in the NFL, and what that means for Gruden. Paul Finebaum joins to talk Alabama's win and Oklahoma's loss.
Hour 2: RJ Bell, Last Calls of the Year: 12/22/17
Stephen talks to resident handicapper RJ Bell about this week's NFL games, and takes the final calls of the year.
Hour 1: Damien Woody: 12/22/17
Stephen talks about the upcoming changes to the show, as well as the Celtic's loss to the Knicks. He talks to Damien Woody about this week's football games.
Hour 2: LaVar Ball's League, Darren Woodson: 12/21/17
Stephen talks about LaVar Ball's plans to start his own league for kids who want to go straight to the NBA, and talks to Darren Woodson about NFL Week 16.
Hour 1: Ezekiel Elliott's Return, Cam Newton's Comments: 12/21/17
Stephen talks about how Ezekiel Elliott has handled his return to the Cowboys, and addresses Cam Newton's comments on Jerry Richardson.
Hour 2: P. Diddy's Agenda, Mayweather: 12/20/17
Stephen continues on P. Diddy's interest in the Panthers and his possible motive, and doesn't see Floyd Mayweather going to the UFC.
Hour 1: Christmas NBA, NFL Owners: 12/20/17
Stephen doesn't think that injury will mar the Christmas NBA games, and gets into P. Diddy's interest in owning the Carolina Panthers.
Hour 2: NCF Playoff Picture: 12/19/17
Stephen talks about the NFC playoff picture and the level of pageantry that was going on during Kobe's jersey retirement.
Hour 1: Kobe's Legacy vs. LeBron's Legacy: 12/19/17
Stephen reflects on Kobe Bryant's career in light of his jersey retirements, and gets into a little Kobe v. LeBron legacy discussion.
Hour 2: Ryan Clark, Kobe's Career: 12/18/17
Stephen talks to Ryan Clark about last night's controversial ending to Pats v. Steelers, and reflects on Kobe's career on the day of his jerseys being retired.
Hour 1: Total BS Ending: 12/18/17
Stephen talks about the total BS finish to the Steelers v. Pats game last night, and talks about Jerry Richardson being forced to sell the Panthers.
RJ Bell, Pregame.com: 12/15/17
RJ Bell, resident handicapper and founder of Pregame.com, joined Dan Graca to handicap Week 15 of the NFL season.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 12/15/17
Dan is joined by Dan Graziano, who he is often mistaken for, to preview this week's NFL games. He also talks to RJ Bell to handicap said games.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 12/15/17
Dan Graca talks about last night Knicks v. Nets game, Carmelo Anthony's return to New York, and more.
Hour 2: Bill Polian Joins: 12/14/17
Bill Polian joins the show to talk about the return of Aaron Rodgers, and Stephen takes calls on the NBA, Ball family, and NFL.
Hour 1: The Ball Drama Doesn't Stop: 12/14/17
Stephen A. previews tonight's Cavs v. Lakers game and is impressed with what he’s seen out of Lonzo Ball, but not his father.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 12/12/17
Dan Graca filling in, he talks t ESPN NBA Insider Bobby Marks about the Lonzo Ball show coming to NY in a matchup against the Knicks, and takes calls on the Stanton trade.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 12/12/17
Dan Graca filling in, he talks about last night’s game Pats Dolphins game and Stanton going to the Yankees.
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 12/11/17
Stephen starts with the NFL news from this past weekend including Tom Savage's injury, and and how a no-trade clause played into Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees.
Hour 1: NFL News, Ryan Clark: 12/11/17
Stephen A. talks about the unfortunate news of Carson Wentz's injury, and the Quinton Jefferson vs. the fans fiasco, and is joined by Ryan Clark.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 12/8/17
Dan talks about Shohei Ohtani's surprising decision to go to the Angels, and RJ Bell joins to handicap Week 14 of the NFL season.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 12/8/17
Dan Graca addresses Drew Brees' comments on Thursday Night Football, and believes that TNF creates a competitive disadvantage and thus, a worse product.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 12/7/17
Dan talks to Tedy Brusci about tonight's NFL game as well as the NFC landscape, and Dan touches on the potential return of Aaron Rodgers. And, LaVar Ball is still crazy.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 12/7/17
Dan Graca talks about the effect of the NFL giving Roger Goodell a contract extension, and Mike Mitchell’s comments.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in: 12/6/17
Dan Graca filling in, he discusses the coaching hubbub addressed at today’s Giants presser and takes calls on the Yankees and LaVar Ball.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 12/6/17
Dan Graca filling in, and he hopes Aaron Boone is ready to get to work once the honeymoon is over. Also, despite prior amusement, he believes LaVar Ball has gone too far.
Hour 2: This is Showtime: 12/5/17
Stephen doesn't like how Lonzo is embracing being the man and wonders how that will affect Magic Johnson, and reacts to the violence in this week's MNF game.
Hour 1: Has LaVar Gone Too Far?: 12/5/17
Stephen believes that LaVar Ball is doing his son a disservice by pulling him from UCLA. He also wonders if it is too late for the Giants.
Hour 2: Where Do The Giants Go From Here?: 12/4/17
Stephen opens the hour with a live listen in on Giants owner John Mara's presser, and gives his thoughts on where the Giants should go from here.
Hour 1: McAdoo Out: 12/4/17
Stephen addresses the breaking news of the Giants firing Ben McAdoo and Jerry Reese, and has two issues with yesterday's Patriots/ Bills game.
Hour 2: RJ Bell: 12/1/17
Stephen addresses the lack of black coaches in college football, and talks about this weekend's NFL games. RJ Bell joins to handicap said games.
Hour 1: Herm Edwards: 12/1/17
Stephen A. bases the Redskins for their performance against the Cowboys, and Herm Edwards joins the show for potentially the last time. He also talks coaching changed in CFB.
Hour 2: Damien Woody, NBA Hot Seat: 11/30/17
Stephen hits a few NBA talking points, such as Lonzo's progress and Billy Donovan's hot seat potential. Damien Woody joins to talk Giant’s issues and Cowboys v. Redskins.
HOUR 1: Still Mad: 11/30/17
Stephen is still outraged by the way the Giants are handling the Eli Manning situation. He also believes Klay Thompson is a Hall of Famer, and calls out Eric Reid.
Hour 2: Chris Canty, Lakers Issues: 11/29/17
Stephen A. starts the hour talking to Chris Canty about the Giant's decision to bench Eli Manning, and gets into his concerns for Lonzo in tonight's game against the Warriors.
Hour 1: Giants Bench Eli, Daryl "Moose" Johnston: 11/29/17
Stephen starts with the Giants stunning benching of Eli Manning, and his thoughts on NFL players considering not accepting $100 mil from the NFL. Daryl "Moose" Johnston joins.
Hour 2: Fizdale Firing: 11/28/17
Stephen A. is disgusted that the Grizzlies would fire David Fizdale over tensions with Marc Gasol, and revisits the unfounded allegations against Greg Schiano.
Hour 1: Stepping to LeBron, Paul Finebaum: 11/28/17
Stephen A. wonders why everyone is waiting at the altar of LeBron and not coming for him. He also gives his thoughts on Talib v. Crabtree, and Paul Finebaum joins.
Hour 2: Ryan Clark, Is D-Rose Done?: 11/27/17
Stephen A. talks to Ryan Clark to recap Week 12 of the NFL, touches back on the Schiano situation, and gives his thoughts on Derrick Rose leaving basketball for good.
Hour 1: Pox On All Your Houses!: 11/27/17
Stephen thinks that Greg Schiano is being railroaded, and the way the situation has been handled is disgusting. He also gets into Alex Smith's struggles and Mahomes playing.
Hour 2: Called out by Roethlisberger, RJ Bell: 11/22/17
Stephen A. responds to Ben Roethlisberger's misguided criticism of a comment Stephen made, and RJ Bell joins to handicap this week in the NFL.
Hour 1: LaVar v. Trump, Thunder Struggles: 11/22/17
Stephen A. starts the show by talking about the completely mishandled situation between LaVar Ball and President Trump, and gets into the Thunder's playing issues.
Hour 2: I Don't Know What's Worse: 11/21/17
Stephen A. starts with the Falcons win over the Seahawks, but questions their Superbowl viability. He also gets into the struggles of the Thunder, specifically Melo.
Hour 1: Doc Rivers Should Be Worried, LaVar Concerns: 11/21/17
Stephen A. starts the show with the Knicks win over the Clippers, and why Doc Rivers should be worried. He also gets into LaVar Ball's concerning behavior.
Hour 2: Ryan Clark, Carlton from Tampa: 11/20/17
Stephen is joined by Ryan Clark to talk about the Cowboy's struggles without Ezekiel Elliott, and fan favorite Carlton from Tampa calls Stephen to accuse him of flip-flopping.
Hour 1: How 'Bout Them Cowboys?: 11/20/17
If you are a Cowboys fan... STOP HIDING. Also, Stephen A. gives his perspective on the LaVar Ball v. President Trump beef. Callers weigh in.
Hour 2: Bad Draft Decisions, RJ Bell Joins: 11/17/17
Stephen A. lists 5 rookies that he thinks would've looked better than Lonzo Ball at the #2 pick, and questions the Knicks. RJ Bell joins to handicap Week 11 of the NFL.
Hour 1: Jerry Jones Declares War, Herm Edwards Joins: 11/17/17
Stephen A. has looked at the evidence, and, don't freak out: he thinks Jerry Jones looks to be right in his battle with Roger Goodell. Herm Edwards joins to discuss.
Hour 2: Bill Polian Joins: 11/16/17
Stephen A. is joined by Bill Polian to talk about how the Cowboys will look during the Elliott suspension, and talks about some Giancarlo offer speculation involving Jeter.
Hour 1: Elliott Suspension, Lonzo Ball: 11/16/17
Stephen A. is relieved that Ezekiel Elliott is accepting his fate and dropping his appeal, and hopes Magic Johnson doesn't feel the backlash from Lonzo Ball's performance.
Hour 2: King LeBron, Jerry vs. Goodell: 11/15/17
Stephen A. gives his thoughts on the punishment decided by UCLA, LeBron declaring himself King of New York, and the contract negotiations between Roger Goodell and NFL owners.
Hour 1: UCLA, Tyrod Benched, Finebaum Joins: 11/15/17
Stephen A. explains what he thinks would be a fair punishment for the UCLA players detained in China, the Bills benching Tyrod, and Paul Finebaum joins to talk CFB.
Hour 2: Van Gundy Piece, Colin Kaepernick: 11/14/17
Stephen A. starts with Stan Van Gundy's piece praising players who have protest and says why he supports GQ naming Kaepernick Citizen of the Year.
Hour 1: NBA talk, Brian Windhorst: 11/14/17
Stephen A. talks about last night's Knicks/Cavs game, which left him unimpressed, and the Lakers shaky start to the season. Brian Windhorst joins.
Hour 2: Dan Graca filling in, Ryan Clark: 11/13/17
Ryan Clark joins, and wonders why Dan is even talking about the Giants. Dan also gets into this weekend's Rams/Vikings matchup and tonight's Knicks/Cavs game.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling in: 11/13/17
Dan Graca in for Stephen A. He talks about the sad state of affairs when it comes to the Giants and the surprising dominance of the Rams.
Hour 2: RJ Bell: 11/10/17
Stephen A. starts the hour talking about Lonzo's struggles in LA and other teams that are off to a bad start. RJ Bell joins to handicap Week 10 of the NFL.
Hour 1: Darren Woodson: 11/10/17
Stephen A. starts the show with Richard Sherman's season-ending injury and the relationships between NFL owners and players. Darren Woodson joins to talk Ezekiel Elliott.
Hour 2: Charlie Grantham: 11/9/17
Charlie Grantham joins the show to talk about the strained relationship between the NFL and it's players. Stephen also talks Aaron Hernandez, he isn't buying the CTE excuse.
Hour 1: Damien Woody: 11/9/17
Stephen A. starts by talking about Jerry Jones kicking up trouble for Goodell, and Damien Woody joins to weigh in. He also talks about Lonzo Ball's struggles.
Hour 2: Frank Isola, McAdoo Issues: 11/8/17
Stephen A. is joined by Frank Isola to talk about the Knick's surprising season. He also gets into Goodell's offer to meet with Kaepernick 1-on-1 and McAdoo's issues.
Hour 1: Porzingis, Ball Family Trouble: 11/8/17
Stephen A. believes the Knicks have found themselves a franchise player in Kristaps Porzingis, and thinks LaVar Ball needs to be taking his son's situation more seriously.
Hour 2: Ezekiel Elliott, Cavs Struggle: 11/7/17
Stephen talks about the never ending saga of Ezekiel Elliott and what he should be doing, and hit on some NBA storylines, like the Cavs struggle and Bledsoe to the Bucks.
Hour 1: Get McAdoo Out, Get A Young Guy In: 11/7/17
Stephen starts with the Giants embarrassing performance, then transitions to a new trend in head coach hiring and what a stud Porzingis has been.
Dan Graca Filling In: 11/6/17
Dan talks about the Monday night match-up between the Packers and the Lions and yesterday's games. He also talks about the Knick's surprising performance as of late.
Hour 1: Dan Graca filling In: 11/6/17
Dan starts with the disaster that was the Giants this weekend, and Herm Edwards joins to elaborate, as well as touch on other NFL storylines.
Hour 2: RJ Bell and More on Papa John's: 11/3/17
Stephen A. elaborates on yesterday's conversation about the Papa John's controversy, and RJ Bell joins to handicap week 9 of the NFL season.
Hour 1: Bill Polian and What's With Lonzo?: 11/3/17
Stephen A. starts with the Jets win over the Bills and Bill Polian joins to talk about whether or not Thursday Night Football is a good thing. Also, what's with Lonzo!
Hour 2: NFL Prediction, Porzingis Issues: 11/2/17
Stephen gives his prediction for tonights Bills v. Jets game, and discusses Kristaps Porzingis' brother claims that Kristaps was disrespected for skipping his exit interview.
Hour 1: Jessica Mendoza: 11/2/17
Stephen A. starts with the Astro's World Series win, and how the Dodger's season was a failure. Jessica Mendoza weighs in.
Hour 2: Is Papa John Right?: 11/1/17
Stephen A. addresses Papa John's claims that NFL anthem protests have affected their sales and gives his final World Series predictions.
Hour 1: Tim Kurkjian, Porzingis Looking Good: 11/1/17
Stephen A. starts off with tonight's World Series Game 7, and Tim Kurkjian joins to provide his analysis. Stephen also talks Porzingis and the Brown's massive screw-up.
Hour 2: Reclarification, Deontay Wilder: 10/31/17
Stephen A. re-clarifies his position on players wearing hoodies on the bench and talks to WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder about this weekend's fight.
Hour 1: Garoppolo Trade, World Series: 10/31/17
Stephen A. starts off by talking about the pros and cons of the Patriots trading Garoppolo to the 49ers, and his predictions for tonight's World Series Game 6.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Stephen A. Smith shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, The Fighter Inside.
Hour 2: Three Players: 10/30/17
Stephen A. starts by addressing his so-called "beef" with JR Smith, raves about DeShaun Watson and what he costs other teams, and talks about his faith in Jose Altuve.
Hour 1: Ryan Clark on Bob McNair: 10/30/17
Stephen A. starts with last night's pivotal World Series game and discusses the different aspects of Bob McNair's "inmates" comment with Ryan Clark.
Hour 2: RJ Bell and Week 8 Run Through: 10/27/17
Stephen A. revisits the conversation about the removal of marijuana from NFL the banned substances list, and gives his Week 8 NFL picks. RJ Bell joins to handicap Week 8.
Hour 1: Flacco hit, Jalen Ramsey: 10/27/17
Stephen A. talks about last night's hit on Joe Flacco, the ludicrous situation with the Yankees, and is joined by Jalen Ramsey to talk about the Jaguar's promising season.
Hour 2: Michael Kay and Calling Out Wizards: 10/26/17
Stephen A. starts the hour with Michael Kay, covering everything from Girardi to the World Series. He also calls out the Wizards on their terrible showing against the Lakers.
Hour 1: Who Should Replace Girardi?: 10/26/17
Stephen A. starts with the news of Joe Girardi parting ways with the Yankees, and who he thinks should replace him. Darren Woodson joins to talk Dolphins/ Ravens.
Hour 2: Tim Kurkjian and Weed Debate: 10/25/17
Stephen starts by continuing the World Series conversation with Tim Kurkjian, and also touches on his disagreement with David Stern comments on relaxing weed restrictions.
Hour 1: Even the Score: 10/25/17
Stephen A. starts off talking about the World Series. The Dodgers made quick work of the Astros in Game 1, but Stephen thinks Verlander will even it out tonight.
Hour 2: Keyshawn Johnson : 10/24/17
Stephen A. talks to Keyshawn Johnson about what Sam Darnold should do, whether or not the Knicks should take Eric Bledsoe, and questions the hype surrounding the Greek Freak.
Hour 1: The Team to Beat: 10/24/17
Stephen A. thinks the Eagles are the team to beat in the NFC East, and he thinks that the Jets really missed out on DeShaun Watson.
Hour 2: Malpractice: 10/23/17
Stephen A. touches on everything from the Jets/ Dolphins match up this past weekend, hoodies on the court, and accusations of editorial malpractice.
Hour 1: Ryan Clarke and Shocking Picks: 10/23/17
Stephen A. has a surprising pick for who may be the top team in the NFC, and Ryan Clark joins to talk about NFL Week 7 including Aaron Rodgers injury.
Hour 2: RJ Bell and Social Issues: 10/20/17
Stephen A. thinks that, although the Chiefs are looking good, there’s no way Alex Smith can win the big game. RJ Bell joins to handicap NFL Week 7, which has seen changes due to injuries.
Hour 1: Herm Weekly Hit, World Series: 10/20/17
Stephen A. makes the ultimate World Series prediction, and talks about Lonzo Ball's uninspiring debut. Coach Herm Edwards joins to talk Week 7 NFL football.
Hour 2: Buster Olney: 10/19/17
Stephen A. talks to MLB extraordinaire Buster Olney about the MLB Playoffs, and his thoughts on Jay Bilas' sit-down with Rick Pitino.
Hour 1: Is Kate the Problem?: 10/19/17
Stephen A. talks MLB Playoff action. Is Verlander gaining strength from Kate Upton? He still thinks the Yankees will win. He also talks about NBA openers.
Hour 2: Jessica Mendoza: 10/17/17
Stephen A. talks to Jessica Mendoza about tonight's MLB matchups and gets into the Kaepernick saga, as well as Popovich's comments on Trump.
The Stephen A. Smith Show: 10/17/17
The NBA is finally back, and Stephen starts by talking about opening night matchups. Is the hype surrounding the Lakers warranted? He also talks MLB Playoffs.
Hour 2: Kaepernick Grievance : 10/16/17
Stephen A. talks about the grievance Kaepernick filed against the 32 NFL owners, and the questions surrounding his motive.
Hour 1: NFL Weekend Recap, MLB Playoffs: 10/16/17
Stephen A. starts off talking NFL, especially the Jets lost TD and Aaron Rogers injury. Ryan Clark joins in on the discussion. He also recaps the MLB Playoffs, and Kaepernick.
Hour 2: RJ Bell: 10/13/17
Stephen A. talks Week 6 NFL, from Zeke Elliott's suspension to handicapping the games with Pregame.com's RJ Bell.
Hour 1: Todd Bowles: 10/13/17
Stephen A. believes that the Patriots at Jets game is the one to watch this weekend, and Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles joins the show to talk about it.
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