Hour 2: Underachievers? : 7/17/18
Will Cain and Ryan Hollins discuss if the Seahawks underachieved, the recent poll under 25 NFL players list, and if the NFL is the #1 sport in America.
Hour 1: Le'Veon Bell: 7/17/18
Ryan Hollins and Will Cain debate if Le'Veon Bell should have taken the deal from the Steelers, if the Raptors should trade for Kawhi, and how Luke Walton should coach LeBron.
Hour 2: T.NO. : 7/16/18
Will Cain and Ryan Hollins discuss Michael Irvin's comments on T.O.'s Hall of Fame ceremony, if the Warriors are ruining basketball and recent criticism of Jameis Winston.
Hour 1: When The Bell Tolls: 7/16/18
Ryan Hollins and Will Cain debate if the Steelers should get the long-term deal with LeVeon Bell, should LeBron be patient, and reaction to Ben McAdoo's comments.
Hour 2: #LakeShow: 7/6/18
Rachel Lindsay, Jason Fitz and Damien Woody debate if Lakers should bring back Phil Jackson, Jerome Bettis comments on Leveon Bell, and if Trae Young is a bust.
Hour 1: Kawhi Drama: 7/6/18
Rachel Lindsay, Jason Fitz and Damien Woody discuss more Kawhi drama, LeBron not pressured for another star, and if NFL players should go on strike.
Hour 2: Damien Woody: 7/5/18
Rachel, Jason and Ryan debate which Laker will benefit most from playing with LeBron, who's to blame for super teams and Damien Woody joins us to talk some NFL.
Hour 1: Happy Camper?: 7/5/18
Rachel Lindsay, Jason Fitz and Ryan Hollins debate if Damian Lillard should want to play with the Lakers, Who's to blame for LeBron not talking to Luke Walton and much more.
Hour 2: Distractions? : 7/4/18
Rachel, Ryan, Domonique and Jason Fitz debate if LaVar Ball will be a distraction to the Lakers, the latest from Charles Barkley and much more.
Hour 1: NBA Moves: 7/4/18
Rachel Lindsay is joined by Ryan Hollins and Domonique Foxworth to debate the latest moves in the NBA and more.
Hour 2: LAbron: 7/3/18
Jason Fitz, Ryan Hollins and Domonique Foxworth discuss Kobe's comments on LeBron, if the Bucs should part ways with Jameis Winston and reaction to the latest offseason moves by the Lakers.
Hour 1: Boogie Nights: 7/3/18
Jason Fitz, Ryan Hollins and Domonique Foxworth discuss Demarcus Cousins joining the Warriors, if the Lakers should be patient for Kawhi and Charles Barkley's comments on the Celtics.
Hour 2: KD In LA : 7/2/18
Ryan Hollins and Domonique Foxworth debate if Kevin Durant should have joined LeBron James in LA, if the Lakers should trade for Kawhi Leonard and who will now call the shots.
Hour 1: Rachel Hosts; King to LA: 7/2/18
With Rachel Lindsay hosting, First Take reacts to LeBron James joining the Lakers with questions on how much pressure is on the King.
Hour 2: New Horizons : 6/29/18
Stephen A. & Max react to LeBron James choosing not to opt into his contract with the Cavs. The crew previews what could be next on the horizon for the King!
Hour 1: LeBron Watch : 6/29/18
Stephen A. & Max debate what they think LeBron James will do, react to the NFL suspending Jameis Winston, and question if Sammy Sosa's PED denial is believable.
Hour 2: Damien Woody Joins : 6/28/18
Max and Stephn A. welcome Damien Woody to discuss the latest involving Jameis Winston. Will Cain joins the show to talk NBA free agency and much more!
Hour 1: Breaking News : 6/28/18
Stephen A. has breaking news about LeBron. He and Max also discuss the latest involving Paul George. They also debate who the Lakers should give up to land Kawhi.
Hour 2: The NFL Is Coming: 6/27/18
Stephen A. & Max debate if Eli Manning is better now than 10 years ago, question if the Packers are the most improved team and more.
Hour 1: Magic Man: 6/27/18
Stephen A. & Max react to Magic Johnson saying he will resign in 2 years if he doesn't get a free agent, question who LeBron should call to team up with and more.
Hour 2: 10 Player List: 6/26/18
Max and Stephen A discuss NFL Network's top 10 player list, the Lakers Free agency pitch, T.I.'s comments on boycotting the NFL and so much more.
Hour 1: NBA Awards : 6/26/18
Stephen A and Max debate where James Harden ranks among best NBA players, Oscar Robertson's comments on social issues, and Avery Johnson joins the show.
Hour 2: IG Story: 6/25/18
Stephen A. and Max debate what Carmelo Anthony's Instagram post says about him. Also, Zhaire Smith joins the show and the crew discusses what LaVar Ball had to say about the Lakers.
Hour 1: The Real MVP: 6/25/18
Max and Stephen A. debate who should win the NBA MVP and Rookie of the Year award. Also, Will Cain joins the show to discuss Julian Edelman.
Hour 2: Joel Trolling : 6/22/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if Kawhi to LA will happen. Joel Embiid trolling the #1 pick, and Will Cain adds his take on Jameis Winston's suspension.
Hour 1: NBA Draft Recap : 6/22/18
Stephen A. Max and Jay Williams discuss their biggest takeaways from the NBA Draft. Who was the best pick and who will be rookie of the year? Louis Riddick joins the show.
Hour 2: Jay Bilas: 6/21/18
Stephen A., Max and Will Cain debate how Magic Johnson has done so far. Also, Jay Bilas joins the show to talk NBA draft and if the Warriors have ruined parity in the NBA?
Hour 1: David Robinson & Chauncey Billups: 6/21/18
Stephen A., Max and Chauncey Billups debate who the Suns should take with the first pick. Plus, they debate which team needs to nail tonight's draft with David Robinson.
Hour 2: Sterling Brown Incident: 6/20/18
Max and Stephen A react to more news on the Sterling Brown incident, Kyrie wanting a championship, and Michael Bennett's comments on the Anthem policy.
Hour 1: Throwing Hints : 6/20/18
Stephen A and Max discuss if the Spurs should continue spending their time to get Kawhi, Tom Brady throwing hints in Spanish, and the upcoming NBA draft.
Hour 2: Tom Brady Retirement? : 6/19/18
Damien Woody joins Max and Stephen A. to debate what Tom Brady's comments about retirement mean. They also discuss if Pop would trade Kawhi in the Western conference and more!
Hour 1: Jay Z Heads Up Puma: 6/19/18
Stephen A. and Max debate which move LeBron could that would worry the Warriors most. They also debate if Jay-Z can make Puma a success in the NBA and more!
Diesel Talk: 6/18/18
Max and Stephen A discuss Shaq's comments on LeBron, the possibility of Cowboys surprising people, and Odell's contract situation with Will Cain joining the show.
Kawhi & Dry?: 6/18/18
Stephen A and Max debate Kawhi Leonard wanting out of San Antonio, Brady discussing retirement, and the Suns possibly trading #1 pick for Kawhi.
Hour 2: LeBron Watch : 6/15/18
Max and Stephen A debate the LeBron obsession, NBA analytics, NFLPA fighting new policy and so much more.
Hour 1: Tom Brady On Protests : 6/15/18
Stephen A and Max discuss Tom Brady on NFL protests, Myles Garrett's comments on KD, and if Tiger will win another major.
Hour 2: Terrance Crawford : 6/14/18
Stephen A. & Max react to the Lakers asking Kyle Kuzma & Lonzo Ball to stop roasting each other, debate if Kawhi should go to the Celtics and boxer Terrance Crawford joins.
Hour 1: Get No Respect: 6/14/18
Stephen A. & Max question if LeBron lost respect within the NBA, react to Tom Brady's comments on deflategate and question if Cam Newton was ranked accurately by his peers.
Hour 2: Together Again?: 6/13/18
Max and Stephen A debate if Kyrie Irving should play with LeBron Jams again, Antonio Brown's comments on the media, which team needs James the most and much more.
Hour 1: Luck Is Back: 6/13/18
Stephen A and Max discuss what should the Celtics do with Kyrie Irving, if Andrew Luck throwing now is a big deal and if Kawhi Leonard should get the super max.
Hour 2: Kobe Vs LeBron : 6/12/18
Max and Stephen A discuss if the Warriors will have to change soon, which holdout will have a big impact in the NFL, and Kobe chimes in on LeBron.
Hour 1: KD Vs LBJ: 6/12/18
Stephen A and Max debate if KD is better for the NBA than LBJ, what is Gronk really worth, and what impact would King James have on the Lakers.
Gold Standard: 6/11/18
Max & Stephen A. continue to react to the Warriors Finals win. Where does LeBron go this offseason? Did KD shade Russell Westbrook with his comments? The guys have the answers.
Goodbye, Cleveland?: 6/11/18
Max & Stephen A. react to LeBron James and the Cavs getting swept in the NBA Finals. Does this end the LeBron vs. MJ debate? Plus, should KD leave to Warriors?
Hour 2: Chris Birdman Anderson: 6/8/18
Stephen A. and Max are joined by Chris Birdman Anderson to discuss what this series means for LeBron, Chris Bosh's thoughts on where LeBron will play next and much more!
Hour 1: Potential Sweep : 6/8/18
Stephen A. and Max debate what getting swept could mean for LeBron. They also debate how big the Warriors' window is and what the Colangelo fallout means for the Sixers.
Hour 2: The Miz Joins : 6/7/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron should be the MVP even if the Cavs lose. WWE Superstar The Miz joins the show. We are also joined by Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy.
Hour 1: Best In The World?: 6/7/18
Stephen A and Max debate if KD proved that he is the best player in the world. They also debate how much of his loss is LeBron’s fault and Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins us.
Hour 2: Miles Brown & Vince Carter: 6/6/18
Stephen A. and Max debate what the NFL should do about its issues with Donald Trump. Miles Brown joins to talk about his new role with the NBA and we talk to Vince Carter about the NBA Finals.
Hour 1: Donovan Mitchell: 6/6/18
Stephen A. and Max are joined by Donovan Mitchell to debate what LeBron was trying to say with his latest comments and also discuss what the Cavs need to do to win Game 3.
Hour 2: Terry Rozier : 6/5/18
Terry Rozier joins Stephen A. and Max to talk Celtics and his hometown Cavs. Also, they get into the President's rescinding the Eagles' White House invitation and more.
Hour 1: What Can The Cavs Do?: 6/5/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what the Cavs have to do to win game 3. 10-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas joins to talk Cavs, Browns and much more.
Hour 2: Gary Payton & E-40: 6/4/18
Max and Stephen A discuss how important it for Kevin Durant to win a title, what can Cavs do to keep LeBron and Gary Payton and E-40 join the show.
Hour 1: NBA Finals Game 2 Recap: 6/4/18
Stephen A and Max debate if the Cavs will get swept, the possibility of Steph Curry winning Finals MVP and how much is there to blame for bad officiating.
Hour 2: MC Hammer Joins : 6/1/18
MC Hammer joins Max and Stephen A. to give us the Oakland perspective on the Dubs. Max and Stephen A. also debate if the Warriors look vulnerable and what was LeBron wearing?
Hour 1: What Was He Thinking : 6/1/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what JR was thinking on the last play of regulation. Brian Windhorst joins Max and Stephen A. to talk about LeBron's performance and more.
Hour 2: NBA Finals Preview: 5/31/18
Stephen A., Max & Molly are live from Oakland debate if the Cavs can upset the Warriors and other NBA Finals preview questions. Ice Cube joins the debate!
Hour 1: Game 1 Preview : 5/31/18
Stephen A., Max & Molly are live from Oakland to preview Game 1 of the NBA Finals! Stephen Jackson joins the debate.
Hour 2: NFL Protest Rule : 5/30/18
Stephen A. Max and Will debate if the NFL dropped the ball on the anthem protest rule. They also debate if the Warriors core will split up after this championship and more.
Hour 1: KD's Comments : 5/30/18
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Will Cain to debate Kevin Durant's latest comments. They also debate if Iggy or Kevin Love will be missed more, and can KD catch LeBron?
Hour 2: Catching MJ: 5/29/18
Stephen A. and Max are joined by Will Cain to debate if LeBron can catch Jordan. Where was Kyrie during game 7 and would the Rockets have won if CP3 played?
Hour 1: Good Or Lucky?: 5/29/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if the Warriors were good or lucky to beat the Rockets. Also, they debate if Kevin Durant redeemed himself and more.
Hour 2: Does Harden Get A Pass?: 5/28/18
Max and Stephen A debate with Will Cain if Harden should get a pass without CP3, how should Kyrie look after game 7 and the LeBron-MJ comparison.
Hour 1: KD's Legacy?: 5/28/18
Stephen A and Max debate how they view LeBron after winning game 7. Also, in tonight's Game 7, is Kevin Durant playing for his legacy and are the Celtics the team of the future.
Hour 2: No Pass? : 5/25/18
Max and Stephen A discuss if Kevin Durant should get a pass for his performance, possible scenarios for the NBA Finals, and if tonight is LeBron's last game in Cleveland.
Hour 1: Rockets Win, CP3 Out : 5/25/18
Stephen A and Max debate if the Rockets won Game 5 or if the Warriors blew it. Also, the impact of CP3's injury, preview of Cavs-Celtics game 6 and much more.
Hour 2: Michael Kay Takeover: 5/24/18
Stephen A., Max and Will debate the impact of the NFL's new policy on protesting during the anthem. Plus, Michael Kay joins the show to talk Yankees and much more.
Hour 1: Sterling Brown Video & Cavs Lose: 5/24/18
Stephen A. and Max debate how much LeBron is to blame for the Cavs loss. Plus, Will Cain joins the show to discuss the Sterling Brown arrest video and more.
Hour 2: NBA Conference Finals & NFL Rules: 5/23/18
Max and Stephen A discuss who redeemed themselves for the Rockets, LeBron James' comments on reported data of him being slow, NFL'S new rules on protests and much more.
Hour 1: Spain & Fitz Takeover: 5/23/18
Stephen A and Max debate who gets the most credit for the Rockets win and if tonight's game is a must-win for the Cavs. Also, Sarah Spain and Jason Fitz join the show.
Hour 2: Le Batard Show Takeover: 5/22/18
Dan Le Batard and Stugotz join Max and Stephen A. to debate where the Warriors rank all time, debate who needs to win game 5 more and how much pressure is on Houston.
Hour 1: The Blame Game: 5/22/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate who is to blame for the Celtics loss. They also debate which Rockets player is under the most pressure and much more.
Hour 2: Pippen Said What? : 5/21/18
Stephen A. and Max react to Scottie Pippen's comments on LeBron James and Michael Jordan, question if the Suns should trade the No. 1 draft pick and more!
Hour 1: Steph Come's Alive : 5/21/18
Stephen A. & Max question if the Rockets blew the series, debate if the Cavaliers win Game 4 will the series is over and question if the loss was good for the Celtics.
Hour 2: Eagles To The White House? : 5/18/18
Max & Stephen A. question if people are getting LeBron fatigue, debate if the Eagles should visit the White House, and 19-yr NBA veteran Jason Terry joins to talk NBA playoffs
Hour 1: ECF Game 3: 5/18/18
Max & Stephen A. question what the Cavs need to do to get a win this weekend, debate if Steph Curry will have a bounce-back game, and react to Terrell Owens' latest comments.
Hour 2: Tracy McGrady Joins: 5/17/18
Will Cain joins the show to debate Max and Stephen A. on how KD looks in this series. Tracy McGrady joins the show to talk LBJ vs Jordan and more!
Hour 1: Can They Keep Up?: 5/17/18
Stephen A. and Max debate whether the Rockets can keep it up against the Warriors, how worried we should about Curry's ankle and how LeBron would take losing to the East final
Hour 2: New Panthers Owner: 5/16/18
Max and Stephen A. welcome Louis Riddick to talk NFL news. Will Cain joins the show to discuss the new Panthers owner and much more.
Hour 1: Celtics 2-0: 5/16/18
Stephen A and Max debate if the Celtics 2-0 lead is more about the Cavs. They also debate how much trouble the Rockets are in and much more.
Hour 2: Keeping The Faith: 5/15/18
Max Kellerman and Will Cain debate how the Rockets can turn it around in Game 2, question if you should have more faith in LeBron or Brad Stevens and more.
Hour 1: NBA Conference Finals: 5/15/18
Max Kellerman and Will Cain react to the Rockets' loss to the Warriors, question if the Cavs will get the win in Game 2, debate how the SCOTUS gambling decision will impact NFL and more.
Hour 2: C's Success hurting Kyrie?: 5/14/18
Max and Stephen A. are joined by Will Cain to debate if the Celtics success is hurting Kyrie Irving. Plus, they also debate who's most important for the Celtics and more.
Hour 1: Big Loss?: 5/14/18
Stephen A. and Max debate whether this loss was a big deal for the Cavs, who's the biggest key for the Rockets and Will Cain joins the debate.
Hour 2: Matt Patricia Story : 5/11/18
Max & Stephen A. debate if a championship this year would make LeBron the GOAT, discuss what the NFL should do about Matt Patricia, and make their picks for the series!
Hour 1: Conference Finals Deep Dive : 5/11/18
Max & Stephen A. preview the NBA conference finals games, question who has the most pressure to perform in the WCF, and debate if game 1 is a must-win for the Rockets.
Hour 2: Meek Mill: 5/10/18
Max & Stephen A. debate how losing to the Celtics could impact LeBron's legacy and question if Brad Stevens should be coach of the year. Plus, Meek Mill joins the show!
Hour 1: Is The Process Over-Hyped?: 5/10/18
Max & Stephen A. question if "the Process" was over-hyped, ask if the Warriors should be favorites to repeat as champions and question how much Dak Prescott is worth to Dallas
Hour 2: Underappreciated?: 5/9/18
Stephen A. & Max question if LeBron is underappreciated, CJ McCollum joins to talk NBA, and question if the Sixers can extend the series with the Celtics.
Hour 1: Western Conference Playoffs Set : 5/9/18
Stephen A. & Max react to the Warriors and Rockets advancing to the Western Conference Finals, question if the Celtics could beat the Cavaliers and more!
Hour 2: Kyle Kuzma Joins: 5/8/18
Max and Stephen A debate LeBron's playoff run so far, who should the Pistons replace as the coach and Kyle Kuzma joins the show with so much more.
Hour 1: The Sweeeeep : 5/8/18
Stephen A and Max discuss Cavs sweeping the Raptors, 76ers staying alive against the Celtics, Wendell Carter' s mother on NCAA and slavery.
Hour 2: LeBron The Goat?: 5/7/18
Max & Stephen A. question if LeBron has officially become the GOAT, talk to Tedy Bruschi about Big Ben and wonder if both series in the East get closed out tonight.
Hour 1: Cavs Dominate : 5/7/18
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Cavs are now the favorite to win the East, question if Max is worried about his pick the Rockets against the Warriors and more.
Hour 2: Race Summit?: 5/4/18
Max and Stephen A. welcome Patrick Mahomes to talk starting for the Chiefs. We also discuss a potential "race summit"involving Trump, Kaepernick and Kanye.
Hour 1: Who's To Blame?: 5/4/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if Max should still be picking the Raptors to beat the Cavs. They also debate who's to blame for the Sixers 0-2 hole, and much more.
Hour 2: Cheerleaders Scandal : 5/3/18
Max Kellerman and Damien Woody discuss Carson Wentz and Dez Bryant, the 2013 Redskins Cheerleaders scandal, Jason Witten's retirement and so much more.
Hour 2: The Real MVP: 5/2/18
Max and Stephen A. whether LeBron was the MVP of game 1. Will Cain joins the show to talk Cowboys odds this season and Eric Reid makes an interesting move.
Hour 1: Still With The North?: 5/2/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if Max is questioning picking the Raptors against the Cavs. We also talk Steph Curry's return from injury and more.
Hour 2: The Tom Brady Debate: 5/1/18
Will Cain joins in with Stephen A and Max to debate how much does Tom Brady have left. Also, what they view Carmelo Anthony now and what to expect from LeBron vs the Raptors.
Hour 1: Sixers-Celts Recap : 5/1/18
Stephen A and Max discuss who is the biggest reason for Sixers loss, what Cavs can do to beat the Raptors, Brady not being appreciated by the Patriots and much more.
Hour 2: Draft Recap: 4/30/18
Mel Kiper and Todd McShay join Max and Stephen A. to debate the winners and losers of the NFL Draft. We ask if LeBron is underrated and more!
Hour 1: LeBron Dominant: 4/30/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron is the MVP of the playoffs so far. They also debate what type of questions Josh Allen should face in the Bills locker room and more!
Hour 2: Adam Schefter Joins : 4/27/18
Max and Stephen A. talk to Adam Schefter & Louis Riddick about the 1st round of the draft, question if the Warriors need Steph Curry to return vs the Pelicans, and more!
Hour 1: Round 1 Recap : 4/27/18
Max & Stephen A. talk to Todd McShay about the QBs picked in the draft, and question if the Cavs or Raptors need to avoid a game 7 more!
Hour 2: Draft Day: 4/26/18
Max and Stephen A. talk draft with Mel Kiper Jr. and Louis Riddick, talk to Landon Donovan about the Giants and question if LeBron's block was really goaltending.
Hour 1: Insensitive Tweets: 4/26/18
Max and Stephen A. talk to Adam Schefter about Josh Allen's racially insensitive tweets, react to LeBron's buzzer beater and Russell Westbrook's performance against the Jazz.
What's It All About?: 4/25/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what the Meek Mill situation is really all about. They debate if this will be LeBron's last game in Cleveland and much more.
Top Dogs?: 4/25/18
Stephen A. and Max debate whether the Sixers are the best team in the East. They also debate what will happen between the Pelicans and Warriors. Will Cain joins the show.
Hour 2: Philly Philly Philly : 4/24/18
Allen Iverson is still here with Max and Stephen A. They discuss the Sixers, Russell Westbrook and much more. Plus Max puts AI on the spot asking his current top 5.
Hour 1: Allen Iverson Joins : 4/24/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what the biggest problem is facing the Thunder, discuss the Rockets 50 points in the 3rd quarter and more. Plus, Allen Iverson joins the show.
Hour 2: Playoff Toss Up : 4/23/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if the Cavs are the favorites in the East, Russell Westbrook's latest comments and If the Pelicans can beat the Warriors.
Hour 1: LeBron's Game 4: 4/23/18
Stephen A. and Max debate how impressive LeBron's game 4 was. They also debate if Anthony Davis is passing LeBron and if the Raptors should be concerned.
Hour 2: QB Debate : 4/20/18
Stephen A and Max debate the top quarterbacks in the NFL draft, the Lakers run to get Kawhi Leonard, and if Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid is more important to the Sixers?
Hour 1: Kevin Durant's Injury: 4/20/18
Stephen A and Max discuss their takeaway from the Sixers and Pelicans win, the seriousness of Kevin Durant's injury, if Dez Bryant should be a Giant and much more.
Hour 2: Process On Halt? : 4/19/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate the 76ers' handling of Joel Embiid. They also debate what teams should give up for Kawhi Leonard and much more!
Hour 1: Time To Step Up: 4/19/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate who needs to step up the most for the Cavaliers. They also discuss the Timberwolves-Rockets matchup, plus Damien Woody joins for the NFL draft conversation.
Hour 2: Curry-less : 4/18/18
Stephen A and Max debate if the Warriors should forfeit the crown without Steph Curry, tanking in the NBA, Todd McShay joins the desk discussing the upcoming draft and much more.
Hour 1: Adam Schefter; Bradley Chubb: 4/18/18
Stephan A. Smith and Max Kellerman are joined by Adam Schefter to discuss Tom Brady not committing to playing in 2018, recap of the NBA playoffs and the upcoming NFL Draft with Bradley Chubb.
Hour 2: High Stakes: 4/17/18
Max and Stephen A. debate What the Cavs need to do in game two, Will Cain joins us to debate where Dak Prescott ranks among young QBs and much more.
Hour 1: Trusting The Process?: 4/17/18
Stephen A. and Max debate what happened to the Sixers in game two, If the Spurs should want Kawhi back and Jeff Saturday joins the show to talk NFL.
Hour 1: NBA Playoff Weekend: 4/16/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman break down the NBA Playoffs including the Pacers beating up on the Cavs, James Harden dropping 44 points and much more.
Hour 2: Who's The Real Winner: 4/16/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate the winner of Pacers-Thunder trade, Colin Kaepernick's tweet about Jackie Robinson and if the Sixers are favorites to come out the east.
Hour 2: Dez Bryant's Twitter Rant: 4/13/18
Stephen A. and Max discuss the Kaepernick situation more, react to Dez Bryant's twitter rant, debate how important this summer is for Lonzo Ball and Magic Johnson, and more!
Hour 1: Kaepernick Meeting Postponed : 4/13/18
Stephen A. and Max react to the Seahawks postponing their meeting with Colin Kaepernick, debate if Steph or Kawhi is a bigger loss to their team and more!
Hour 2: Stay Off The Weeeeeed : 4/12/18
Max and Stephen A debate who has the toughest road through the West, Martelleus Bennett's comments on weed and much more!
Hour 1: Minkah Fitzpatrick : 4/12/18
Stephen A. and Max debate on Russell Westbrook being upset at his critics, their favorites in the East and Minkah Fitzpatrick joins the show.
Hour 2: Donovan or Ben? : 4/11/18
First Take discusses who should be the NBA Rookie of the Year, Robert Kraft visiting Meek Mill in jail and if the Cavs can fix their defense for the playoffs.
Hour 1: Finals or Bust? : 4/11/18
Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman debate the concern for the Warriors, if it's Finals or bust for the Rockets and the Sixers' process. Also, Todd McShay and Mel Kiper join the desk to discuss the draft.
Hour 2: LeBron's Leverage : 4/10/18
Stephen A. and Max discuss Pat Riley's LeBron comments, LeBron's leverage with the NBA, and Mark McGwire saying he can hit 70 with no PEDs
Hour 1: Who Should Cleveland Play: 4/10/18
Max and Stephen A. debate who the Cavs should want to face in the first round. Louis Riddick also joins the show to talk Andrew Luck and much more.
Hour 2: Worriers? : 4/9/18
Stephen A. and Max react to Steve Kerr's recent Warriors comments, question what it would take for Floyd Mayweather to fight Conor McGregor in the octagon and more.
Hour 1: Team To Beat?: 4/9/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if the Sixers are the team to beat in the East, react to Tiger's performance at the Masters and wonder if the OBJ situation was overblown.
Hour 2: McNair's Latest : 4/6/18
Will, Dominique and Mina debate Bob McNair's latest comments. If the Cowboys should trade Dez Bryant and who's the NBA MVP.
Hour 1: Cavs Vs Dubs Again? : 4/6/18
Will Cain host as Dominique Foxworth and Mina Kimes debate if the Cavs and Warriors will make the finals. Dwight Freeney joins the show and much more!
Hour 2: Rams On The Move : 4/5/18
Damien Woody joins the show to discuss the Rams latest moves, NFL Draft and if LeBron will go play for the 76ERS.
Hour 1: RG3 Reboot : 4/5/18
Toni Collins hosts today as Dominique Foxworth and Will Cain debate what to make of the Raptors, RGIII to the Ravens and much more!
Hour 2: Cooks To LA: 4/4/18
Stephen A. and Max react to the Patriots trading Brandin Cooks to the Rams, the crew interviews rookie phenom Donovan Mitchell and more!
Hour 1: Cavs Top Raptors : 4/4/18
Stephen A. and Max react to the Cavaliers beating the Raptors again, Mel & Todd stop by to discuss their latest mock drafts, & they debate the LeBron/Saban feud.
Hour 2: Is Baker The Best?: 4/3/18
Seth Greenberg joins Max and Stephen A to debate if Jay Wright will stay at Nova, who looks bad in the Spurs vs Kawhi situation and if Baker Mayfield is the best QB in the draft.
Hour 1: Jay Williams on Villanova: 4/3/18
Max and Stephen A are joined by Jay Williams to react to Villanova winning the NCAA Championship. Plus, a big game between the Raptors and Cavs and much more.
Hour 2: National Championship Preview : 4/2/18
Stephen A. and Max preview tonight's national championship game with Seth Greenberg, react to Charles Barkley's comments on the FBI and the NCAA and more.
Hour 1: Under Pressure: 4/2/18
Stephen A. and Max react to the weekend's NCAA games with Jay Williams, talk about Rob Gronkowski with Tedy Bruschi and debate if there is any pressure on Mark D'Antoni.
Hour 2: Steph Joins In : 3/30/18
Steph Curry joins Stephen A. and Max to tell us how his rehab is going. Seth Greenberg tells us who will win the Final Four, and much more!
Hour 1: Losing His Cool : 3/30/18
Max and Stephen A. debate why KD is losing his cool, and what Embiid's injury means for the Sixers. The guys also discuss a troubling story involving Mark Cuban.
Hour 2: Ray Allen Joins : 3/29/18
Stephen A. and Max debate the Warriors owner's comments on the Rockets, Ray Allen joins us to talk about the drama in his new book and much more.
Hour 1: T-Wolves Howling : 3/29/18
Max and Stephen A. debate how far the T-Wolves can go in the playoffs. Darren Woodson joins the show to talk OBJ and the Giants, and the Kings working with Black Lives Matter.
LeBron The MVP?: 3/28/18
Max and Stephen A. debate LeBron's stance on the MVP, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon join the show to talk Wrestlemania and what should the Giants do with the #2 pick.
Cavs Feel The Heat: 3/28/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if the Cavs loss in Miami is a big deal, if the NFL's new helmet to helmet rule is a good thing and Mel Kiper joins us to talk NFL Draft.
Hour 2: Too Cocky? : 3/27/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if Steve Kerr is being too cocky, Johnny Football's comments on Kaepernick and much more.
Hour 1: OBJ Antics : 3/27/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if the Giants are overreacting to OBJ's antics, Markellel Fultz not talking to the media and much more.
Hour 2: The Pressure Mounts: 3/26/18
Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate how much pressure is on Kevin Durant with Steph Curry out. Also, the guys debate whether the Canelo/GGG fight will happen and how NFL owners should handle protest.
Hour 1: Final Four Is Set: 3/26/18
Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith debate whether the Warriors or Celtics are more likely to lose in the first round. Plus, Seth Greenberg joins the show to talk Final Four and much more!
Hour 2: The Tourny Needs Duke: 3/23/18
Max, Stephen A. and Will Cain welcome Jay Williams to debate if the tournament needs Duke, Eric Reid's new stance on protesting and Kemba Walker's big night.
Hour 1: Is Coach Cal Not Enough? : 3/23/18
Will Cain host and Seth Greenberg is in Max and Stephen A debate if Kentucky should be happy with coach Cal, is Kawhi just in it for the money and more.
Hour 2: Sam Darnold's Pro Day : 3/22/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what the Spurs should do with Kawhi, Ryan Clark joins the show to talk Sam Darnold's pro day and more.
Hour 1:Still Beasts In The East: 3/22/18
Will Cain host today, Max and Stephen A. debate if the Cavs are now the favorites in the East. Seth Greenberg joins us to talk Sweet 16, and more.
Hour 2: Browns No. 1 Selection: 3/21/18
Max & Stephen A. debate what the Browns should do with the No. 1 overall pick, talk to Trae Young about entering the NBA draft, & question if the Raptors are the team to beat.
Hour 1: The Harden Show: 3/21/18
Max and Stephen A. react to James Harden's latest gem, question if Richard Sherman was right to negotiate his own contract and question if the Celtics are in trouble.
Hour 2: 20 Most Dominant Athletes: 3/20/18
Jeff Saturday and Will Cain join Max and Stephen A. to debate ESPN the Mag's list of the 20 most dominant athletes, and much more!
Hour 1: Is LeBron The G.O.A.T: 3/20/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if LeBron is at his best right now, if the Cavs will win the Finals and if Trae Young made the right decision.
HOUR 2: Ty Lue's Health: 3/19/18
Jay Williams joins Max and Stephen A. to discuss this weekend's tourney games. We have breaking news on Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue and more.
HOUR 1: Upset Central : 3/19/18
Stephen A., Max and Seth Greenberg debate if March Madness upsets are a good thing. Then, the guys debate if the injuries will cost the Warriors in the playoffs and more.
What's Up With Seattle : 3/16/18
Teddy Bruschi joins Stephen A. and Max to discuss the Seahawks, Will Cain joins us to debate Kaepernick's future in the NFL and more!
Hour 1: Fire Sean Miller? : 3/16/18
Max and Stephen A. debate Seth Greenberg on if Sean Miller should be fired. We debate if Trae Young should come out and Adrian Peterson joins the show.
HOUR 2: Tubby Smith Fired : 3/15/18
Stephen A. and Max debate Tubby Smith's firing at Memphis, if we want to see LeBron in the finals again and Will Cain joins the show to talk Cowboys.
HOUR 1: NFL Free Agency: 3/15/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if the Warriors can beat the Rockets in the playoffs, Teddy Bruschi joins the show to debate who made the best Free Agent moves and more.
Hour 2: Free Agent Losses : 3/14/18
Teddy Bruschi joins Max and Stephen A. to debate the impact of the Pats free agent losses. Will Cain joins us to debate the biggest moves in the NFC, and more.
Hour 1: Like Fine Wine : 3/14/18
Stephen A., Max and Louis Riddick debate how Aaron Rodgers should feel about the Packers recent moves, if LeBron is aging like fine wine and what the NFL should do with OBJ.
HOUR 2: We The North: 3/13/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if the Raptors are the favorites in the East. Also, Will Cain joins us to talk Rondo vs Ray Allen and we talk to Texas coach Shaka Smart.
HOUR 1: Instant Contenders : 3/13/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if Case Keenum makes the Broncos a contender, debate the NBA's new mental health policy. Plus, Jay Bilas joins us to talk NCAA Tourney.
HOUR 2: LeBron In LA: 3/12/18
Stephen A. and Max debate the Lakers possibly bringing in LeBron, recap Tiger Woods' weekend, Kevin Durant missing Steph Curry and more.
HOUR 1: Odell's Future: 3/12/18
Stephen A. and Max debate the NCAA tournament, the future of Odell Beckham and David Robinson joins the show.
Hour 2: LeBron's Future: 3/9/18
Max and Stephen A. debate where LeBron will end up next year, Tyrann Mathieu joins to talk Cardinals and Baker Mayfield has a message for the NFL.
Hour 1: Curry Injured: 3/9/18
Stephen A. and Max discuss Steph Curry going down with another injury and Damien Woody joins to discuss the Rams' latest moves.
HOUR 2: Kawhi's Future: 3/8/18
Max, Stephen A. and Jalen Rose debate if Kawhi Leonard's future is in San Antonio. Also, Will Cain joins us to discuss inappropriate questions asked at the NFL combine and more.
HOUR 1: Lift Off: 3/8/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if the Rockets can take the Warriors, and if the Raptors can stop the Cavs. Plus, Damien Woody joins us to talk about the Seahawks recent moves.
Player Protests : 3/7/18
Max and Stephen A. debate the Rockets' weaknesses, Stephen Ross's latest comments on player protesting and Will Cain join us with some advice for Dez Bryant.
What It All Means : 3/7/18
Max and Stephen A. debate what the Rockets win streak means, if Belichick has lost his mystique and Todd McShay joins us to talk NFL Draft.
HOUR 2: Stephen Ross' Comments: 3/6/18
Max & Stephen A. react to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross' recent comments on anthem protests, debate whether the NBA getting involved with high school players is good and more.
HOUR 1: Le'Veon Tagged Again: 3/6/18
Max & Stephen A. react to Le'Veon Bell receiving the franchise tag again, talk about the Cavs blowing out the Pistons and react to Canelo Alvarez testing positive for PEDs.
HOUR 2: Under Pressure? : 3/5/18
Stephen A. & Max react to Jerry Jones' comments about pressure on the Cowboys to win the Super Bowl, Tedy Bruschi joins to tell us where Kirk Cousins should sign and more.
HOUR 1: NFL Combine Reactions: 3/5/18
Stephen A. and Max react to Jeff Van Gundy's comments on the Rockets, Tedy Bruschi joins to talk NFL Combine and the crew reacts to Lonzo Ball's latest game.
Hour 2: LeBron To Philly?: 3/2/18
Max, Stephen A. and Jay Williams continue the discussion on Sean Miller's Arizona scandal and question if LeBron is considering Philadelphia as a possible destination. Plus, Illinois bans tackle football for kids under 12 years old.
Hour 1: Correct Decision?: 3/2/18
Max and Stephen A. debate if Sean Miller should've been fired at Arizona, if LeBron should be worried after the Sixers picked up a big win over the Cavs and more.
Hour 2: No More Tanking: 3/1/18
Stephen A. and Max discuss Adam Silver's memo on tanking and Will Cain joins in to debate a college coach saying he won't recruit players from Colorado and more.
Hour 1: Houston's Year?: 3/1/18
Stephen A. and Max debate whether or not this is the Rockets' year, if the Cowboys should have extra rules for Ezekiel Elliott and if Doc Rivers would be a good fit in NYC.
Warriors Won't Go: 2/28/18
First Take debates Warriors not visiting the white house, latest on NCAA scandal, Bones Jones, and Stephen A's Final take on Josh McDaniels.
Wade's Legacy : 2/28/18
Stephen A. and Max debate if this season has been good or bad for Lebron, Wade's legacy, Aaron Rodgers, and the drama in Jerry World.
Jerry Jones vs The NFL: 2/27/18
Max, Stephen A. and Will Cain debate Jerry Jones vs the NFL. DeAngelo Williams talks best team fits for free agent QBs. Thunder players want more foul calls, and much More!
Where's The Love? : 2/27/18
Max and Stephen A. debate why Anthony Davis doesn't get more love. Should LeBron consider playing in Philly? Deontay Wilder drops by before facing Luis Ortiz on Saturday.
Hour 2: Weekend Takeaways: 2/26/18
Max and Stephen A. react to Popovich defending LeBron, debate the takeaways from Warriors/Thunder, how good James Harden is, Dez Bryant's latest comments and more.
Hour 1: Legit Complaints?: 2/26/18
Stephen A. and Max debate whether LeBron's ref complaints are legit, Stan Van Gundy blasts the NCAA and DeAngelo Williams weighs in on Odell Beckham Jr. sitting in 2018.
Hour 2: Playoffs Play-In?: 2/23/18
Damien Woody joins First Take to debate if Jerry Jones is interested in Kirk Cousins. Also, were the Cavs sloppy in handling Kyrie's trade and could the league develop a play-in for the playoffs?
Hour 1: NCAA Scandal: 2/23/18
Stephen A. and Max react to the NCAA basketball scandal, debate what the Thunder's ceiling is and discuss the new look Cavaliers picking up their first loss.
Kawhi's Future: 2/22/18
Stephen A & Max debate Kawhi's future, the apparent problems within the Mavericks organization and how much is Drew Brees worth going forward?
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