September 06, 2018 11:01 AM PDT
2:40 - Did they know how they wanted High Noon to sound from the very beginning/not explaining the joke
5:00 - How he and Bomani first became friends
7:05 - Pitching the show to themselves
9:20 - Bomani and Le Batard as wedding guests
12:00 - Learning how to do TV without compromising integrity
15:20 - The power of transparency and being interesting without being "hot takey"
18:05 - What he remembers from their first show
18:50 - The backlash from the music playing the whole time
21:40 - Working with esteemed producer Erik Rydholm
24:30 - Our dislike of the word "talent"
25:30 - Is he responsible for "trust the process?"
28:40 - Does he think Sam Hinkie will get to be a GM or Executive ever again?
30:38 - The irony of Hinkie being let go to be replaced by Bryan Colangelo
32:30 - Can analytics eventually become commonplace in football in relation to the other sports?
35:55 - Is the future of football in trouble because of its inability to evolve?
38:40 - Could transparency work in favor of the NFL?
42:00 - RAPID FIRE QUESTIONS!
August 27, 2018 09:37 PM PDT
On her new deal/going from volleyball & women's basketball to everything she's doing in just four years (2:17)
How she'd love to do something the NBA as part of all the work she's doing (3:44)
How she once considered a career in medicine (5:33)
Her first ever broadcast (6:30)
The Taylor Rowe'd Trip with Holly Rowe (9:48)
The best way to describe SEC Football & SEC Football Culture (12:06)
The study that 45% of CFB fans are female (roughly 74 million fans) (15:43)
What could college football and/or the NCAA fix - welfare of the student athletes / future of athletes being paid (19:08)
Her new opportunity with Get Up (22:25)
How she'll handle giving strong opinions on subjects that she also happens to cover (used Ohio State as an example) (23:52)
Her ultimate goal of being on Good Morning America (25:40)
Who she would take in College Fantasy Football in Week 1 (28:13)
July 31, 2018 10:17 PM PDT
0:18 - Intro + Game Show
4:30 - Baseball's latest issues
10:00 - What was the most notable sports moment of the summer
14:40 - Who would ESPN choose to keep more: Schefter or Woj?
18:30 - Bill Simmons' new deal at HBO
23:30 - How could Simmons be better used at HBO?
32:12 - James Franco and a possible ESPN movie
July 11, 2018 12:56 PM PDT
6:05 - His "summer internship" experience with Van Pelt on SC & "Drawing the World Cup"
10:20 - The one goal he had when he was doing his SVP SC hits
11:02 - Was there any benefit for the USMNT not being in this year's World Cup for the viewers?
15:40 - How far out is the U.S team from positioning themselves into being legit WC contenders consistently?
19:20 - Who first inspired him to play soccer + his family's unique athletic background
23:00 - How he never expected to enter the media and who helped him get started as an analyst
25:00 - His perspective on hot take culture in sports talk
27:15 - Has he done a 180 on any strong opinion he's had recently?
32:54 - Working with as many talented broadcasters as he has at ESPN
36:52 - The ThinkTaylor Foundation and helping educate the public on head injuries and concussions
40:42 - Can soccer become a more "safe" sport?
June 28, 2018 10:32 PM PDT
June 14, 2018 05:49 AM PDT
6:30 - What to look forward to in this episode with Saban, Harbaugh, Jimbo & Frost etc
10:30 - How his situation presents opportunities for hard nosed coaches to let loose
12:40 - Starting at ESPN and being different than a lot of the other reporters he was around
18:08 - When he finally found his voice at ESPN
23:30 - How he started getting new opportunities & how his friends were crucial in his rise
27:30 - How he first pitched Marty Smith's America
32:30 - Where did the "Marty Party" nickname come from?
35:40 - Who is someone you've met that the public has misjudged or doesn't truly understand
39:00 - His most embarrassing moments on television
June 12, 2018 11:28 PM PDT
Shane Bacon talks US Open ahead
May 14, 2018 10:37 AM PDT
The gang talks the new Monday Night Football booth and SC6 among other topics.
April 25, 2018 01:31 PM PDT
5:30 - Intro & the demise of The Bachelor
7:49 - What the NBA, WWE, & Soap Operas share in common
11:15 - Why the NBA has marketed itself so well to younger viewers
14:10 - Basketball's strength in media sharing and did the NBA ever approach him for his creative content
16:24 - Did he ever have an a-ha moment in the early stages for what he was doing
20:00 - How "Buckets" got started and how he got paired up with Cycle, ESPN & Cassidy Hubbarth
23:30 - Why crowdsourcing works for what he does and why more outlets need to learn and interact with their audience
26:20 - Did "living your life" on-air ever backfire on you?
29:00 - Grades Ben's "NBA Looks-Like" candidates (a la Le Batard Show)
30:56 - Biggest surprise from the NBA Playoffs thus far
April 19, 2018 03:39 PM PDT
the gang talks ESPN Plus, Get Up!, and the future of conference owned networks.