After appealing his suspension for hitting Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in the head with his own helmet, Browns DE Myles Garrett awaits the NFL's next decision. In extensive interviews done before this violent incident, ESPN's Ryan Smith gained unprecedented insight into Myles Garrett's personality and life off the field for a profile on E:60. Smith joins Mina Kimes for a closer look at Garrett, and the culture of aggression in the NFL.
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby discuss Carmelo's return to the NBA, Gronk dances with the Lakers Girls... all that plus more of your VM's!!!
Major League Baseball has promised a thorough investigation into the Astros' stealing of pitching signs during their 2017 championship run, using a live video feed and...trash cans. At the owners meetings, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said there is no reason to expand the case to other teams at this time. But the scandal has raised big questions, and could change the game itself. ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan explores tough decisions for the league going forward.
Bill chats with Mike Sando about the problems going on with Phillip Rivers and what the future holds for him. What should we make of how MNF ended for Mitchell Trubisky? (12:30) Plus, can the Rams recover from the Super Bowl hangover ? (24:25) And, who are some names to be on the lookout for as upcoming head coaches? (39:00)
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk Philip Rivers future with the Chargers, Luka Doncic's historic night... all that plus more of your VM's!!!
It was the perfect crime: steal millions from the Sacramento Kings...to flip houses? Kevin Arnovitz joins Mina Kimes to explain how one up-and-coming basketball exec threw it all away while trying to pull off one of the boldest fraud schemes in NBA history - and how he almost got away with it.
The KAJ get together for a very special episode, and they start it off by talking about the worst fad they lived through. Then, they get into Le Batard's wedding (17:30), Not Pass Interference (44:30), Dwayne Haskins is Trying (51:00), Kaepernick's Tryout (54:40), and The Helmet (1:17:20). Later, Freddie Prinze Jr. has Star Wars Takes (1:23:50), so does Ashley about other things (1:37:00), and the DCOM Bracket films are officially selected (1:40:30).
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk Lamar Jackson being the clear cut MVP, Paul George has a historic scoring night... all that plus more of your VM's!!!
Zach talks to "The Good Place" creator Michael Schur and writers Joe Mande and Jen Statsky about their NBA fandom, their favorite jokes in the history of the show, and behind-the-scenes stories.
Colin Kaepernick's Saturday workout didn't seem to get him or the NFL what they wanted. But it did put a fine point on the state of quarterbacks around the league. ESPN NFL expert Bill Barnwell breaks down the workout story, and what it means for Kaep and the teams. And, ahead of tonight's game in Mexico City: what does Philip Rivers' future look like with - or without - the Los Angeles Chargers? ESPN Chargers reporter Eric Williams joins Mina to examine Rivers' role in the game... and his uniquely meme-able face.
Chiney Ogwumike joins David Jacoby and they discuss the Steelers-Browns brawl, Paul George's Clippers debut, KP and Luka ball out and Carmelo signs with the Trailblazers!!!
On Sunday, we will see one of the most anticipated match-ups of the NFL season - Deshaun Watson taking on Lamar Jackson. The last time these QBs faced off, they were in college. Watson on his way to winning a national championship with Clemson. Jackson at Louisville, about to win the Heisman Trophy. Now they are NFL MVP candidates. Domonique Foxworth joins Mina Kimes to breakdown the Sunday showdown that features two of the league's most exciting signal callers.
Richard Jefferson and Damien Woody join David Jacoby and they discuss James Harden's 40 point masterpiece, Colin Kaepernick's "workout" details, TNF... all that and more!!!
Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Knicks chaos (2:55), Andrew Wiggins (33:09), and the 9-2 Lakers (49:09).
Brian Mann is in for SGG as Rosenberg loses it over the decision to bring CM Punk back into the fold. Plus, a full breakdown of AEW's first PPV of the TNT era.
When New England running back Jonas Gray took the field vs. the Indianapolis Colts five years ago, no one could have predicted the incredible outburst of scoring that would land him national attention, and even a magazine cover. Nor could anyone have predicted how quickly that success would disappear, through a series of mishaps. ESPN senior writer Liz Merrill tells Mina Kimes the story of an underdog, his big shot, and how players might always be one step away from glory - or obscurity - in the NFL.
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby talk the Lakers AD concerns, Kentucky's stunning loss, the Lester Quinones short shorts saga, Cam Newton's next team, plus more of your VM's!!!
The KAJ starts off with a bell update, then dives into Seahawks 49ers on MNF (19:11), Coinflip Yanny/Laurel (26:01), The Rally Cat that did not rally (27:11), Dak's hips (33:35), and Jeff Bezos' potential NFL ownership (37:45). Later, they dive deep on James Harden's strip club correlation (44:20), Jeremy Roenick on Michael Jordan (48:14), Liverpool Man City (54:46), and Disney+ (1:05:35). They finish by picking their USWNT Cage KAJ match partner (1:15:51). Stop reading this and go listen.
Tonight on ESPN, the Rockets - led by a reunited James Harden and Russell Westbrook - play host to the LA Clippers. But Houston's superstars share a complex past, which they are hoping will lead to a mutually beneficial future. NBA analyst Kirk Goldsberry joins Mina Kimes to explore how the Harden-Westbrook relationship will shape the Rockets' season.
Zach talks to Mavs coach Rick Carlisle about the Luka Doncic-Kristaps Porzingis partnership (4:23), Dallas' 2011 title run (16:59), the Malice in the Palace (22:10), the 1986 Celtics (28:29), facing Michael Jordan in the playoffs, much more.
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