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.
April 03, 2018 10:10 AM PDT
Ben interviews the Golf Channel's Notah Begay
March 22, 2018 09:45 AM PDT
The gang talks ESPN's new president, March Madness and a lot more.