ESPN Radio Afternoons
Hour 3: Fly Fishing: 8/6/20
Stan & Neil cover all topics with Gonzaga H.C. Mark Few and continue to update the PGA Championship as Tiger Woods has wrapped up his 1st Round play.
Hour 2: Russell Rule: 8/6/20
Stan & Neil talk with WCC Commissioner Gloria Nevarez about their institution of the Russell Rule to improve diversity hiring in college athletics. Plus, the NFLPA will create a "Whistleblower Hotline" and a former Panthers player criticizes Cam Newton.
Hour 1: Steroids?: 8/6/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett are counting down to the NFL's opt out deadline and talk with ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum. Plus, they're keeping an eye on the PGA Championship and weigh in on Bryson DeChambeau's transformation.
Hour 3: Punishment: 8/5/20
Stan & Neil preview the PGA Championship with ESPN's Michael Collins and continue to discuss the latest with the college football season and life in the NBA bubble. Plus, a teenager in Arizona received a unique punishment for taking the family car.
Hour 2: Take The L: 8/5/20
Stan & Neil discuss the latest on Colorado State, Kelly Stafford's comments and react to Lou Williams taking some responsibility for his trip to Magic City. Plus, sports photographer Andrew Bernstein is heading to the NBA bubble and gives us a preview.
Hour 1: Canceled: 8/5/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett react to UConn canceling their football season and discuss what the future holds for the college football season in general. ESPN NFL Analyst Jeff Saturday calls in to discuss what his son who plays football in college is doing and how he would handle this if he were still in the NFL.
Hour 3: Pressure: 8/4/20
Stan & Neil discuss the pressure of college sports and the decision process student-athletes are going through right now. Plus, the Marlins finally return to the field tonight!
Hour 2: Home Court Advantage?: 8/4/20
Stan & Neil discuss the demands from the Pac-12 players and the apology from TCU's Gary Patterson. Plus, former NBA C Ryan Hollins discusses what we've seen so far from the NBA season in the bubble down in Florida.
Hour 1: Bookcase: 8/4/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett discuss the latest on NFL opt outs and Odell Beckham Jr.'s recent comments. Plus, ESPN NFL Insider Kimberley Martin calls in.
Hour 3: Opt Out: 8/3/20
Stan Verrett & Jen Lada talk baseball with ESPN's Tim Kurkjian and also try and figure out what happened with Yoenis Cespedes on Sunday. Plus, Virginia Tech's Caleb Farley opts out of the season as he had concerns with Virginia Tech's testing and procedures.
Hour 2: Postponed: 8/3/20
Stan Verrett & Jen Lada react to the breaking news of the Tigers/Cardinals series being postponed. Plus, Pac-12 football players are demanding change... Stan & Jen chat with ESPN CFB Writer Adam Rittenberg.
Hour 1: Happy Birthday!: 8/3/20
Stan Verrett & Jen Lada enjoyed a weekend of real sports and discuss NFL players continuing to opt out of the season. Plus, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter calls in and we celebrate a birthday on the show.
Hour 3: SEC 10-Game Schedule: 7/30/20
Stan & Jen react to the SEC releasing a 10-game conference-only schedule. Paul Finebaum made some strong comments about how the conference commissioners aren't working together. Plus, ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler gets you set for the NBA's return.
Hour 2: Joe Kelly Suspension: 7/30/20
Why did Major League Baseball & Rob Manfred come down so hard on Joe Kelly? Stan, Jen & ESPN MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian discuss that. Plus, the culture of Iowa's college football program is a disaster.
Hour 1: The NBA is Back!: 7/30/20
Stan Verrett & Jen Lada are both really excited for the NBA's return tonight. Which teams have the best chance to succeed in the bubble? ESPN Basketball Reporter Tim Bontemps joins the show to give his thoughts on that, and more. Plus, Jen had a Joe Kelly go viral.
An ACC Plan: 7/29/20
Alyssa and Stan discuss the plan in the ACC for the 2020 Football season. Plus, Joe Kelly got suspended for 10 games, is that fair?
Oh, No! Michael!: 7/29/20
Stan and Alyssa talk with Heather Dinich about what the chances are we have College Football this season at this point. Plus, ESPN Golf Analyst Michael Collins joins the show to talk about his new ESPN+ series and why less Tiger will mean more Tiger. Also, What is Michael Porter Jr. Talking about?!
Back to the Bubble?: 7/29/20
Stan Verrett and Alyssa Lang discuss the melee last night between the Astros and Dodgers as well as if the NBA will have to stay in a bubble environment next season. Field Yates joins the show.
New England Exodus: 7/28/20
Stan and Kelsey discuss why so many players in New England are opting out of this season as opposed to the rest of the league to this point. Kevin Seifert joins the show.
Lemon Pepper Fool: 7/28/20
Jeff Passan joins Kelsey and Stan to talk about what the actual "Nightmare Scenario" is for MLB. Plus, Lemon Pepper got Lou Williams in trouble.
Nightmare Scenario?: 7/28/20
Stan Verrett and Kelsey Riggs talk about the latest with the Marlins and how MLB should handle this going forward. Plus, Kimberly Martin joins the show to talk some NFL.
Where is the Leadership?!: 7/27/20
Buster Olney joins Chris and Jen and wonders why we haven't heard from MLB or MLBPA leadership considering how bad things are right now.
Chris and Jen debate if the Seahawks got Fleeced with their trade for Jamal Adams from the Jets. How will the NFL deal with an outbreak? Jeff Saturday weighs in
MLB Outbreak: 7/27/20
Chris Carlin and Jen Lada discuss the recent Covid-19 Outbreak with the Miami Marlins. They discuss what MLB will do now with ESPN MLB Writer Marly Rivera.
More Baseball is good : 7/24/20
Jen Lada & Alyssa Lang talk about MLB expanding the postseason. ESPN WNBA Reporter Holly Rowe joins the show to talk about her concerns about entering the bubble and what its going to be like covering the WNBA in the bubble but also from a distance.
100 Million Dollars in debt? : 7/24/20
ESPN.com Senior Writer Mark Schlabach joined Jen Lada and Alyssa Lang to talk about Kentucky faculty wanting to change the name of Rupp Arena, how changing the name will impact recruiting, and Wisconsins projection that it will lost more than $100 million if the college football season is cancelled.
Jets and Jamal Adams drama : 7/24/20
Jen Lada & Alyssa Lang talk about the return of baseball. Are Robot umpires on the way and is the expanded playoffs a good thing? Jamal Adams fires shot at his Head Coach. How long until he is moved?
Hour 3: First Pitch: 7/23/20
Peter Burns & Alyssa Lang are joined by ESPN's Doug Kezirian & Karl Ravech as they continue to celebrate baseball's Opening Day. Plus, what can we expect from Dr. Anthony Fauci tonight at Nationals Park?
Hour 2: Expanded Playoffs: 7/23/20
Peter Burns & Alyssa Lang continue to discuss Juan Soto and baseball's Opening Day with ESPN's Pedro Gomez. Do we want more teams making the playoffs in baseball? Will we have a college football season?
Hour 1: Release The Kraken: 7/23/20
Peter Burns & Alyssa Lang react to the breaking news as Juan Soto has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss the start of the season. ESPN Baseball Insider Jeff Passan calls in with the latest on Soto and MLB's Opening Day. Plus, there's a hockey team in Seattle and they have officially have a name.
Hour 3: Signing Bonus: 7/22/20
Chris Carlin & Katie George ask what you would do with a $65 million signing bonus? Does a team with some fans have an advantage over a team with no fans in the NFL this year? Could we see an expanded postseason in baseball?
Hour 2: Burpees: 7/22/20
What is the impact of no preseason games in the NFL? Chris Carlin & Katie George discuss that and weigh in on a new Guinness World Record. Plus, ESPN's Buster Olney & SI.com's Pat Forde.
Hour 1: Homeless: 7/22/20
We've got Breaking News from MLB as Chris Carlin & Katie George discuss both the Blue Jays unable to play in Pittsburgh and Mookie Betts signing an extension with the Dodgers. Plus, the NFL's Washington football team's Senior VP of Media Julie Donaldson joins the show to tell us about her new role.
Hour 3: The Bachelor: 7/21/20
Chris Carlin & Katie George continue to debate how the NFL can successfully play a season this year and talk NBA with ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Plus, a heated debate over television shows carries over from the weekend.
Hour 2: Cake: 7/21/20
Chris Carlin & Katie George ask if a 60-game season cheapens the World Series and chat with ESPN Baseball Insider Jeff Passan. Do the Blue Jays have a home yet? Plus, former Arizona State, NFL & CFL QB Rudy Carpenter calls in.
Hour 1: Cranes!: 7/21/20
Chris Carlin & Katie George discuss the latest plan between the NFL & NFLPA and are joined by ESPN NFL Insider Jeremy Fowler. Plus, what's the craziest thing you've done to watch a game?
Hour 3: Damn Gina: 7/20/20
Chris Carlin & Jen Lada get an update on the NBA Bubble from The Undefeated's Marc Spears and continue to discuss the NFL's plan for testing. Plus, will A-Rod and J-Lo buy the Mets?
Hour 2: Daily Testing?: 7/20/20
Chris Carlin & Jen Lada continue to discuss the NFL's testing plan as they get breaking news from ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano when he joins the show. Chris & Jen also debate where the Toronto Blue Jays will play this season and what the NFL should do as punishment for Daniel Snyder and the Washington Redskins.
Hour 1: Crowd Noise?: 7/20/20
Chris Carlin & Jen Lada discuss the NFL's testing plan and whether or not baseball should pump in fake crowd noise during games. Plus, ESPN NFL Analyst Damien Woody calls in.
Hour 3: Lorenzo Alexander: 7/17/20
Former NFL Linebacker Lorenzo Alexander joined Stan & Kevin to discuss the NFL's return during the pandemic, and if he'd be willing to come out of retirement. Also, should college coaches take pay cuts during the pandemic?
Hour 2: Tiger Missing the Cut?: 7/17/20
ESPN Golf Analyst Michael Collins joined Stan & Kevin to break down what's going on at The Memorial this weekend, and if Tiger will make the cut. Plus, the guys continue to discuss what's happening around the Washington NFL franchise right now.
Hour 1: Washington Allegations: 7/17/20
Stan Verrett & Kevin Connors continue to react to the Washington Post story about alleged sexual harassment within the organization. Plus, ESPN NFL Insider Jeff Darlington breaks down why the NFL's return to play negotiations are different than MLB's.
Hour 3: Breaking Dan Snyder News: 7/16/20
Stan & Neil discuss the breaking news from The Washington Post about sexual harassment allegations against members of Dan Snyder's inner circle. Plus, Actor Stephen Bishop talks about his new movie, "Fatal Affair."
Hour 2: LeBron's Accommodations: 7/16/20
Is LeBron getting special treatment in the NBA bubble? He might be, but it also might be necessary. Also, ESPN NFL Analyst Tim Hasselbeck discusses Dak Prescott's contract situation, and the NFL's restart.
Hour 1: Joe Maddon: 7/16/20
Angels Manager Joe Maddon joined the show to discuss how players feel about returning, how the team is handling things with Mike Trout, and how Shohei Ohtani will be used this season. Plus, the NBA's snitch hotline is returning.
Hour 3: Bill Walton: 7/15/20
Bill Walton joins the show to tell stories about the Blazers and some fun under the sun.
Hour 2 Jerry Hairston Jr, Dodgers Studio Analyst: 7/15/20
Jerry Hairston Jr, Dogders Studio Analyst joins the show to shed some light on all things MLB related amid the return in a pandemic. From protocols and spitting, Jerry discusses the MLBs trying return.
Hour 1: Dan Graziano NFL Insider: 7/15/20
Dan Graziano, NFL Insider joins the show to discuss the deadline deals, Dak not getting a deal, and player contracts for the season.
Hour 3: Charles Barkley: 7/14/20
Sir Charles chimes in on his day at the course, and provides his outlook on the NBA bubble and everything around it and the coronavirus.
Hour 2: Mick Cronin, UCLA HC: 7/14/20
Mick Cronin, UCLA HC joins the show to discuss life as a coach in a Pandemic.
Hour 1: Bubble Calls and Big Checks: 7/14/20
Neil and Stan unpack the Super Bowl winning Chiefs locking up their key assets, and the snitch line being used in the NBA bubble.
Hour 3: Bubble Bursting?: 7/13/20
Stan and Neil are joined by Brian Windhorst and ESPN Sr. Writer Howard Bryant to discuss why Lebron should get a suite at Disney if he wants one and why they need to switch the name of the Redskins.
Hour 2: Oh, No Canada?!: 7/13/20
Stan Verrett and Neil Everett discuss what the Toronto Blue Jays could do if Canada won't allow teams to travel to play them at home. Plus, Jason Reid from the Undefeated joined the guys
What's In A Name?: 7/13/20
Stan Verrett and Neil Everett discuss the latest with Redskin's name change in Washington. They are joined by Adam Schefter.
Michael Collins takeover: 7/10/20
Michael Collins wonders how celebrations are going to go with MLB considering social distancing rules. How are players going to avoid high fives and chest bumps after a game winning home run!? He wonders when the last time Tiger Woods played an event without spectators. It should be interesting considering how much he usually feeds off the crowd. And there wont be a Tiger Roar to let the leaderboard know hes coming after them.
No face shield : 7/10/20
JJ Watt may not play if he has to wear a face shield, other players may opt out of this season. The players are taking a physical risk to play along with the risk of contracting the virus. Marc J Spears, The Undefeated Sr. NBA Writer on what hes bringing to the bubble in Orlando with him and the new rules he will have to follow with team and player access.
Fight Island is ready: 7/10/20
The Big 10 made the first decision regarding the potential CFB season by announcing they are only playing conference games. This doesnt guarantee that there will be a season&and we are still trending in that direction. NBA players are complaining about accommodations and food in the bubble. The next couple of days are going to be critical with the potential for someone to bring the virus to the Orlando campus. Usman & Masvidal both made weight. Fight Island is ready!
Hour 3: Conference Games: 7/9/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett discuss the games we'll miss due to the Big Ten (and maybe others) only playing conference games and continue to weigh in on Jim Harbaugh & Joel Embiid. ESPN MLB Writer Jesse Rogers checks in with the latest on baseball's protocol.
Hour 2: Fighting Orangutans: 7/9/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett are joined by ESPN Golf Reporter Michael Collins and weigh in on Joel Embiid's recent complaining.
Hour 1: Fall Sports: 7/9/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett discuss the Ivy League postponing sports this fall, Jim Harbaugh's comments about the Coronavirus & Tiger Woods returning to the PGA TOUR. Plus, ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates calls in.
Hour 3: Bill Walton: 7/8/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett are joined by Hall of Famer & ESPN Basketball Analyst Bill Walton for three segments to talk about... pretty much everything.
Hour 2: Asterisk: 7/8/20
Stan Verrett & Neil Everett are joined by ESPN Golf Reporter Michael Collins and ESPN CFB Writer Heather Dinich. Plus, will these champions need an asterisk?
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