Scott Van Pelt, the popular SportsCenter anchor and former ESPN Radio host will present a weekly show that will include long-form interviews, commentary and expanded takes on his "One Big Thing" segment on SportsCenter. SVP will take deep dives with guests and topics in an entertaining way that only he can. Stanford Steve, host of Stanford Steve & the Bear podcast and a producer on SVP's SportsCenter, will be involved, as always.
Entertainment Tax: 6/9/21
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about MLB's problem with pitchers doctoring baseballs. The impact fans are having on sports, especially in college baseball. A look at the NBA Playoffs and what to expect going forward. Plus, some parenting advice and what color is American cheese. Finally, Stu Feiner joins the podcast to talk about mulch, the Islanders and gambling.
The Brotherhood: 6/2/21
SVP & Stanford Steve chat about Steves trip to Camden Yards with his 3 daughters on Monday. Then, the Clippers are coming alive thanks to SVP, Dame Lillard is on fire and can the Bucks hang with the Nets. Plus, a look at the relationship between the media and athletes. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Heres What I Hate.
Put The Phone Down: 5/26/21
SVP and Stanford Steve chat about the PGA championship, Brooks Koepka vs. Bryson DeChambeau, the embarrassment that is the Clippers and cicadas. Plus, another edition of What I Hate
Cabin John: 5/18/21
SVP is at the PGA Championship and after walking the course, it could be a long weekend for golfers if course conditions stay the way they are. Players like Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and others met with the media to discuss the course and you'll hear what they had to say. Plus, it could be tough for SVP this week having to wake up and be on the air at 7am
Love Is The Answer: 5/5/21
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPNs Brian Windhorst as they discuss the state of the NBA and problems they are facing because of COVID, tanking, resting and much more. Plus, Stanford Steve has some parenting questions for Scott. And, Heres What I Hate.
Thibs Needs A Shape-Up: 4/28/21
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by rapper, author, chef, Knicks fan & movie star, Action Bronson as they chat about the Knicks, his weight loss and a whole lot more. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve are happy this week and they talk about the NFL Draft
Take Me To Flavortown: 4/21/21
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Todd McShay as they break down the draft. Plus, Heres What I Hate
The Pick Is Kyle Pitts!: 4/15/21
SVP & Stanford Steve are back and chat about the Masters, what to watch now until football starts and Julian Edelman's HOF case. Plus, Here's What I Hate & Scott on the Spot: NFL Draft Edition.
Let's Go: 3/23/21
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the first two rounds of the Mens NCAA Tournament. The Big Tens awful weekend, Pac 12 making a statement and everything in between. Plus, heres what I hate and Scott on the spot.
Take A Gap Year America: 3/16/21
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by The Undefeateds Jesse Washington who co-wrote with John Thompson on his autobiography. They chat about Jesse gaining John Thompsons trust, Allen Iverson, Patrick Ewing and much, much more. Plus, SVP and Steve chat about finally getting a NCAA Tournament after losing it last year and they take a look at the bracket. And, Steve has a bone to pick with construction on college campuses.
Remembering March 11, 2020: 3/10/21
March 11, 2020 is the day the sports world stopped. On that night, Scott Van Pelt hosted SportsCenter as the world changed and joining him on this episode are the people who were a part of that night. Adrian Wojnarowski, Royce Young and Malika Andrews all joined SVP that night to report on what was going on in the NBA. Behind the scene was Marco Alfandary (producer) and Joe Iuliano (director) as they helped guide SVP through that historical night. Those five people along with SVP take a look back at a night they will never forget
It's Fair Dinkum: 3/2/21
Fresh off his WGC victory, Collin Morikawa joins SVP and Stanford Steve to talk about his win, playing after Tiger Woods accident, what hes done with his winnings and much more. Plus, Steve thinks Phil Martelli is getting too much air time. Meanwhile, SVP has a beef with traffic cameras
Roundball Rock: 2/23/21
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Iowas Luka Garza who leads the country in scoring. Garza chats about what it was like going from D.C to Iowa, playing for Fran McCaffery, returning for his senior season & more. Plus, a new feature that has Steve yelling about Roundball Rock and Scott going off on college basketballs Net Ranking
Big Brave...: 2/17/21
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann as they talk about dealing with COVID protocols, how tough the Big Ten is, paying attention to rankings & more. Plus, should teams sit out of the conference tournament, things kids talk about and SVPs daughter running a home gym
There's Only One GOAT: 2/9/21
SVP and Stanford Steve breakdown the Super Bowl as Tom Brady won his 7th Super Bowl but dont talk about GOAT status around Steve. The guys also get into the impressive performance by Tampa Bay and what went wrong with Kansas City. Why Otis the dog needs protection when he goes outside. March Madness is around the corner but the status of conference tournaments is still up in the air. Finally, the guys chat about the weather and SVP has Valentines Day advice.
Jeff Saturday: 2/7/21
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Jeff Saturday as he goes down memory lane discussing what it was like to finally beat the Patriots, preparing for the Super Bowl, celebrating with his family & more. Stanford Steve talks about going on a recruiting visit at UNC and his host was none other than Jeff Saturday. Plus, SVP has a Super Bowl story about Chris Berman, Tom Jackson, Mike Tirico and himself.
The Plane Game: 1/27/21
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the good and bad of being a Bills fan, Super Bowl prop bets and Big 12 vs Big 10 in basketball. Plus, Steve explains the GameStop story
Don't Judge: 1/19/21
SVP and Stanford Steve talk about Bills Mafia, Andy Reids masks, if Aaron Rodgers is in the matrix and more from the NFL playoffs. Plus, Tennessee Volunteer fans need to get a grip on expectations. Finally, Scott on the Spot and Steve tries to fix the PGA, NASCAR and college basketball
Best Team Ever?: 1/13/21
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss Alabamas impressive National Championship and the football factory that Nick Saban has created. Plus, Alabama was clearly the best team but college football has a problem and the system needs to be fixed. And, the guys preview this weekends playoff games that includes talk about squals, why Steve hates the Saints, Buffalo geography & more
How Drunk Are People: 1/5/21
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the Giants being upset with the Eagles and why they need to calm down and maybe get new uniforms. Plus, the state of Ohio might be drunk and will continue to be drunk with the Browns in the playoffs and OSU in the national championship. The guys also preview the NFL Playoffs and try to draft a daily fantasy team for the playoffs&.it didnt go well
MARCH 11 2020: 12/21/20
Americans woke up on March 11 2020 in one reality and, by the time they went to sleep that night, they were living with a new one. Hear the story of the day everything changed the day the NBA shut down and the pandemic became real as told by those who lived it.
Luke Combs, Country Superstar : 12/15/20
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss what exactly happened with Lamar Jackson last night, pitchy pitchy woo woo & the bad beat on MNF. Plus, country superstar Luke Combs joins the podcast to discuss going from bouncer to singer, how he got his first hit, friendly wagers and more.
Christmas Carols & Duke Basketball : 12/11/20
SVP and Stanford Steve start off this episode with a little Christmas karaoke. Next, they get into a discussion about Duke basketball being the most hated team in sports. Then, they get into the latest NFL news and Stanford Steve shares some CFB bowl stories from his playing days.
Chris Mooney, Richmond Basketball HC: 12/1/20
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Richmond basketball coach Chris Mooney as he discusses dealing with COVID-19, beating Kentucky, playing at Princeton and more
Bud Dupree: 11/23/20
SVP and Stanford Steve are joined by Pittsburgh Steelers Bud Dupree as he talks about the rivalry with the Ravens, what an undefeated season means, Big Blue Nation & more. Plus, The Thanksgiving week isnt the same without all the college basketball tournaments.
I Need A Driver: 11/19/20
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the problems they have with the NBA Draft and how an awkward selfie improved SVPs night. Plus, the Pac-12 made a good decision and will allow teams to play non-conference games. Finally, Scott on the Spot that includes speeding tickets, Titos, soup power rankings & more
Touchscreen 101: 11/5/20
SVP is joined by ESPNs Tim Legler as they discuss the art of using a touchscreen and the performance John King had Tuesday night. Plus, SVP and Stanford Steve have issues hitting their heads on things and being bald isnt helping. Finally, Scott on the Spot.
Ketchup v. Mustard: 10/27/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury as he discusses play calling in the NFL, Kyler Murrays growth, his amazing house and more. Plus, the guys chat about the Big Ten, OSUs dominance over Michigan & condiments.
We Have A Dealer: 10/20/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by actor/comedian Joel McHale as he talks about hosting ABCs Card Sharks, being mistaken for Daniel Tosh, walking on the football team at Washington & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes the Big Ten, Poop Town and Lyman Orchards.
Get The Ball To Number 5: 10/14/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Houston Cougars HC Dana Holgorsen as they discuss dealing with COVID-19 protocols, high powered offenses, his wardrobe & more. Plus, Steve talks about things he doesnt understand including fireworks and red lights in D.C
Down & Across: 10/8/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss exactly how football square pools work because for some reason SVP always messes it up. The two talk about what they miss the most about Connecticut and are looking for assistance to fix this problem. Plus, the college football season feels weird, the Steelers look good and Aaron Rodgers is on fire & more.
Duncan Robinson: 9/29/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Miami Heats Duncan Robinson as he talks about the playoffs, life in the bubble, his career trajectory and more.
Get To The Choppa: 9/22/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Spencer Hall who will be on SEC Networks Thinking Out Loud this year as they discuss milk, feeling bad for Missouri, missing out on tailgating and more. Then, Scott & Steve discuss all the injuries going on in the NFL and the impact fantasy football has had on how fans handle players getting injured. Finally, Scott on the Spot.
Science Is Always Changing: 9/18/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what happened this past week in college football and the impact contact tracing is having on teams. Then, the two discuss if the NFL games seemed flat without fans in attendance and how the NFL always seems to win. Plus, Scott on the Spot that includes Marylands state flag, chocolate and peanut butter, 100 Grand candy bars, drafting fantasy teams & more
Levy Lounge: 9/11/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by the new voice of Monday Night Football, Steve Levy. The guys discuss what its going to be like when he hears the iconic MNF music, working with Brian Griese & Louis Riddick, what it will be like calling games in empty stadiums & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot&.AFC Edition
Off To Wyoming: 9/8/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Chris Cooley as they preview the NFL season, breakdown the NFL East and discuss whats going on in Chris life. Plus, SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what they would do if they didnt have to work.
Hot Takes with Bill Barnwell: 9/1/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by ESPNs Bill Barnwell as they preview the upcoming NFL season and chat about fantasy football. Plus, SVP calls an audible and puts Bill on the spot
Oh, hey...we're back: 8/21/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are back and officially living in Maryland. The guys discuss their new studio in D.C and things that will make Scott happy including a Chipotle thats six minutes away, a fridge for his Diet Cokes and he has an office. Next, they talk about the mess going on in college football and compare it when their kids keep asking for something and the answer never changes. Charlie interrupts the podcast screaming but Scott isnt sure whats going on and then they get back in to what the future holds for the conferences who are still planning on playing this fall. Finally, Scott on the Spot
See You In August: 7/2/20
SVP has reached summer break and he rambles on about what its been like doing a show the past few months without sports as he also gets ready to move back home. Its not goodbye&.its see you in August when SVPod returns
Addiction. Recovery. Victory.: 6/25/20
SVP chats with 4x PGA Tour winner Chris Kirk who had his first victory on the Korn Ferry Tour last week after stepping away from golf for more than a year to deal with alcohol and depression issues. Chris talks about when he realized he needed help and what the road to recovery was like. Plus, what it's like to love the game of golf again and the feeling he had when he won last week.
Survive & Advance: Dad Life: 6/16/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by SEC Network Analyst Cole Cubelic as they chat about what is like trying to parent their children and the struggles that come when their wives are away
Is It July Yet?: 6/10/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss the idea of team sports returning, how teams will manage if they have players test positive for COVID-19 and the idea of next man up. Plus, the PGA Tour returns this week and the guys pick who their favorite is to win. And, Scott on the Spot
It's Time To Listen: 6/3/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by Damien Woody to chat about what the past week has been like, what it's like being an African American, what needs to happen to see real change & more
Headline or Storyline: 5/28/20
SVP & Stanford Steve chat with Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson about how long it will take players to get back into skating shape, an asterisk on the season, Ovi asking for ketchup with his pasta & more. Plus, Scott on the Spot.
I'm Curious: 5/21/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss how promising things are looking for sports to return but also the impact this pandemic has done for recruiting and they chat with Nick Saban. Plus, Scott chats with Phil Mickelson to preview his upcoming charity match with Tom Brady against Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning. And, Steve found a house, synonyms for the word curious & Scott on the Spot
The Answer Is Zero: 5/5/20
SVP gets into the Last Dance with Charles Barkley to chat about the 1993 NBA Finals. Then, Michael Wilbon and Jackie MacMullan join the show to discuss MJ walking away from the game and how he used grudges to motivate himself. Plus, Stanford Steve puts Scott on the Spot
I'm The Network: 4/28/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss Dennis Rodman taking a mid-season vacation to Vegas, the Pistons not shaking hands with the Bulls after losing & what to expect going forward with The Last Dance. And, Scott yells at Stanford Steve & Big Cat over NCAA14. Plus, conversations with John Salley, Michael Wilbon & Jackie MacMullan.
Toilet Paper or Shower: 4/22/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what life has been like at home and why April 22nd was Scott's breaking point. Then, how high is too high to do an interview with the Beastie Boys. Then the guys get into The Last Dance, NFL Draft & Scott on the Spot
The Band Is Back Together: 4/8/20
The band is back together as SVP, Stanford Steve and Russillo discuss everything from buying a bike, working out, hobbies, life without sports and more.
Put A Shirt On: 4/2/20
SVP and Stanford Steve discuss how things have been during the quarantine, which has included lots Paw Patrol and trying to play NCAA14. Plus, professional golfer Justin Thomas crashed the recording and did it without a shirt on to talk about how things have been without tournaments.
We Need More Fruit: 3/18/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss what the last week has been like without sports including how disappointing it is to not have the NCAA Tournament. Plus, Kansas basketball coach Bill Self joins the guys to talk about having their season cut short and what he's been up to the past week
Good Time Charlie: 3/3/20
SVP & Stanford Steve are joined by former Maryland Assistant Coach Jimmy Patsos as they talk about Maryland's National Championship in 2002, scouting Paul Pierce, his game plan against Steph Curry, gambling, trips to France and more. Plus, Scott on the Spot including how many times SVP said "Let's Go" at GameDay on Saturday.
Looking For A Nugget: 2/25/20
SVP & Stanford Steve discuss Diet Coke, going school hunting in DC and Michael Jordan showing a side nobody has seen from him. Plus, Scott on the Spot & the ultimate Las Vegas comeback story.
Triple Chicken: 2/11/20
SVP talks about being a bachelor this weekend with his family on vacation, a credential mishap and winning a bet against Tiger Woods. Plus, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few on his career and what he is seeing from his team this year.
SAT vs. Street IQ: 2/4/20
SVP goes off on the "win probability" in the Super Bowl and has no idea who is good in college basketball but loves KenPom right now. Plus, SVP and Stanford Steve discuss the bar scene at Maryland and Stanford and we have a new feature
Remembering Kobe: 1/28/20
Steve Kerr joins SVP to chat about what made Kobe one of the best ever and so similar to MJ. Then, SVP and Stanford Steve break down the Super Bowl and discuss a company potluck for the game
Making It Up On The Fly: 1/21/20
SVP is finally joined by Stanford Steve after missing week 1 and the two react to Championship Weekend in the NFL. Plus, Raheem Mostert had a historical NFC Championship Game and he joins the guys to chat about the up and down path he had to take to get to Sunday (13:30). Later, things get a little awkward when Stugotz calls in (31:30). Finally, Joe Buck chats about how he will know if he did a good job calling the Super Bowl and how Jim Nantz made his family cry happy tears (33:00).
Ham Sandwich & Some Boudin: 1/14/20
SVP hears from Matthew McConaughey who promotes his new movie, Tiger Woods who talks about his short game, Big Cat who is hurting from the title game & Tony Kornheiser welcomes Scott to DC. Plus, Scott goes down memory lane talking about gambling in New Orleans.
New to Podcasts?
If you don't already have iTunes, you can download it here.