Spain and Fitz talk about the surprising hire of new White Sox manager Tony La Russa and Jeff Passan and Jason Goff join the show to weigh in on the move. Plus, Bobby Marks on the latest NBA news, what kind of punishment will MLB hand the Dodgers’ Justin Turner, are the Bucs the best team in the NFL and the Jets take you never knew you needed.
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Sarah & Jason react to Jeff Passan saying that Justin Turner won't be suspended.
- Source: Chargers' Groy tests positive for COVID
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- WS ratings average drops 32% from previous low
- MLB: Turner disregarded coronavirus protocols
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon discuss the White Sox bringing on Tony La Russa as their new manager, possible punishments for Justin Turner, concerns NBA players have with the late December season start date, and much more.
Tony Reali and the national panel discuss the White Sox's hiring of Tony La Russa, MLB's investigation into what happened with Justin Turner's breaking of COVID-19 protocol, coronavirus scares in the Big Ten, and more.
There's been a lot of tone deafness surrounding COVID-19 and sports, but was Justin Turner for coming back out and celebrating the World Series victory? What should be the punishment?
Rachel Nichols, Kendrick Perkins and Amin Elhassan discuss the Rockets hiring first-time head coach Stephen Silas. Then an exclusive interview with Malcolm Brogdon, who says players are leaning towards an MLK Day start to the NBA season. Also Malika Andrews joins to discuss what political contributions are being made by team owners.
Should Jerry Jones Have a Fire Sale? Max believes Cam isn't healthy right now. Could it be the after effects from Covid? Justin Turner's selfishness has overshadowed the World Series Should Jerry Jones hit the reset button and have a Fire Sale? Zip Recruiter Job Search Machine; Daryl Morey to 76ers. Machine likes the match Last Take; Stephen A's text from an MLB Insider that changed his mind on Justin Turner
Bomani and Howard Bryant discuss the Dodgers’ World Series championship and their problems with Game 6, including Justin Turner’s postgame decision to get on the field in light of a COVID-positive test (0:32) and Rays manager Kevin Cash’s decision to pull starter Blake Snell from the game early (46:43). They also get into the stunt that is Big Ten football this season (9:24), why Daryl Morey’s soft landing in Philadelphia is indicative a privilege not afforded to players (35:24) and so much more.
Max uses his Last Take to revisit a conversation he had with Stephen A. Smith about Justin Turner.
Max wonders if Cam Newton is completely healthy ESPN MLB Insider, Pedro Gomez, updates us on the latest with Justin Turner Steeler vs Ravens is the game of the week...Another test for the Steelers AXE MAX-Why Tua now for Dolphins.
Dan, Katie and Pablo question the big hire of Daryl Morey for the 76ers and if the Jonas Brothers are the key to athletic excellence.
ESPN Baseball Insider Buster Olney joins us with the latest on Justin Turner's positive test and celebration... and Greeny continues the baseball analytics discussion. How many games does the Big Ten need to play to make the CFP? Rob Gronkowski said what???
First Take 2nd Hour: Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, previewing the weekend's Eagles-Cowboys game, is Tom Brady responsible for Antonio Brown, and more on Justin Turner's Covid-19 situation
Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz or Mike McCarthy is under more pressure this weekend, discuss if Tom Brady is responsible be for Antonio Brown, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, and Stephen A. shares more information on Justin Turner's breaking the MLB Covid-19 protocol after testing positive.
First Take 1st Hour: Can Morey bring Harden to the Sixers? Can Lamar Jackson and the Ravens beat the Steelers? Plus, more on Justin Turner testing positive for Covid-19
Stephen A. & Max debate what the 76ers under Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers should look like, debate if Lamar Jackson has more to prove than Ben Roethlisberger in their match-up, and does Justin Turner deserve a big suspension after celebrating with the Dodgers after testing positive for Covid-19?
Jesse Rogers joins Buster to discuss Justin Turner refusing to stay isolated during the postgame celebration, his take on the Blake Snell situation after covering the Rays during the World Series and free agency already looking ugly for the players (8:15). Then, Tim Kurkjian hops on to talk about the wackiest season ever, giving credit to the teams for adapting to an usual lifestyle while playing, their concern for the sport and if Turner will be suspended (22:33). Next, Hembo stops by to be the only person in civilization to defend Kevin Cash (35:14). And finally, Todd Radom administers the last quiz of the season (42:31).
Mike Clay, Daniel Dopp and Al Zeidenfeld break down the Week 8 DFS main slate including their best buy options.
A player for the Chargers has tested positive for COVID-19, has been told to stay home and is in self-quarantine, the team said. The facility will remain open, but those who were in close contact with the player have been told to stay home.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour three wondering what will happen with Justin Turner and his punishment after winning the World Series. The Big 10 has had to cancel a game, and Cardale Jones joins the show to discuss the way the Big 10 is handling this. Adam Schefter joins the show to discuss what is going on with the Texans outbreak, Antonio Brown to the Bucs, and what can happen at the trade deadline.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin hour two wondering which championship means more for the city of LA, the Dodgers or Lakers? In other parts of the NBA world, the Rockets have hired Stephen Silas as their head coach, what does that mean for the roster? Adrian Wojnarowski joins the show to discuss that hire and Daryl Morey to Philly. Damien Woody joins the show to discuss who his MVP is and how big of an addition it is to have Antonio Brown on the Bucs.
Keyshawn Johnson, Jay Williams, and Zubin Mehenti begin the first hour wondering what will happen in the Big 10 with all these coronavirus cases. Will the conference not be eligible to play in the playoff? Heather Dinich joins the show to shed light on all the moving parts in the conference. The Rockets hired Stephen Silas, but what does that mean for the roster?
What should you watch for in Tua Tagovailoa's first NFL start, and what does he bring to the Dolphins? Plus, how have fellow rookie QBs Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert fared so far?
L.A.'s title wasn't earned in an instant. From trading for Betts to nailing down the finale, we chart how the Dodgers reached the top.