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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith and guests debate about the day's top stories.

First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith and guests debate about the day's top stories.

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Bristol, CT

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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith and guests debate about the day's top stories.

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@podcenter

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English

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Episodes

Hour 2: Leading LeBron?

5/23/2022
Stephen A. Smith and JJ Reddick debate about if they think the Warriors are looking like clear frontrunners, if they like the Lakers leading head coach candidates, Dan Orlovsky joins the pair and debates more about Nick Saban's comments and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:24

Hour 1: Dunk you very much!

5/23/2022
Stephen A. Smith and JJ Reddick debate about Andrew Wiggins' monster dunk over Luka Doncic and if they still believe in the Celtics winning the series against the Heat. Marcus Spears joins the show and debates about if MLB's Josh Donaldson's "Jackie" comment to Tim Anderson is racist, and if he thinks Nick Saban is out of line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:06

Hour 1: All Tied Up

5/20/2022
Kendrick Perkins and Amar'e Stoudemire talk about the Celtics defeating the Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate what kind of message Boston sent Miami and if the Warriors will run away with their series against the Mavericks. Sam Acho and Pete Thamel stop by to discuss Jimbo Fisher's and Deion Sanders' comments regarding Nick Saban's initial comments about Jackson State University's and Texas A&M's use of NIL for recruiting players. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:43:17

Hour 2: Tide Before the Fall?

5/20/2022
Sam Acho and Paul Finebaum discuss how Jimbo Fisher's and Deion Sanders' comments make Nick Saban look. Michael Collins stops by to talk about where Tiger Woods stands after the first round of the PGA Championship. Kendrick Perkins and Tim Legler join the show to debate which team is best suited to win an NBA Championship this season. Sam and Paul discuss if Nick Saban's window of winning another National Championship is closing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:41

Hour 2: Celtics Health

5/19/2022
Jay Williams and Brian Windhorst debate more about the Warriors blowing out the Mavericks, Amar'e Stoudemire joins them and debates about if game two is a must-win for Boston. Michael Collins joins the show and reports on Tiger Woods and the PGA Championship and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:14

Hour 1: Golden State Domination

5/19/2022
Jay Williams and Monica McNutt debate about the Warriors blowing out the Mavericks and which team has the edge tonight: Celtics or Heat. Rob Ninkovich and Kimberley Martin join the show and debate about if the Eagles are the team to beat in the NFC East and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:15

Hour 2: Luka v Steph

5/18/2022
Stephen A. Smith, Chris Russo, and Patrick Beverley debate if Jimmy Butler is the best player in the Eastern Conference Finals after the Heat took Game 1. The guys discuss if Luka Doncic has a higher career ceiling than Stephen Curry and debate if Kevin Durant should regret leaving Golden State. Stephen A. and Chris tell us if they believe Tiger Woods can contend in the upcoming PGA Championship and if the Mets have surpassed the Yankees as New York's top baseball team. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:41:54

Hour 1: The Butler Did It

5/18/2022
Stephen A. Smith and Chris Russo talk about the Heat defeating the Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The guys debate if Jimmy Butler has been underestimated, what is at stake for Heat coach Erik Spoelstra in the series against Boston, if Luka Doncic is the best offensive player in the NBA, and more. Stephen A. and Chris debate which team should be number one on ESPN's post-draft NFL power rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:33

Strut Around Like A Peacock Today

5/18/2022
Charly and KMart hold down the fort by discussing everything from self-affirmations to the NBA playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:54

Hour 2: Dallas Domination

5/17/2022
Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley and JJ Reddick debate about if they believe Luka Doncic can knock off the Warriors, if the Sixers should offer James Harden a supermax, if LeBron needs another Lakers title to justify his move to the Lakers and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:14

Hour 1: Beasts of the East

5/17/2022
Stephen A. Smith, Patrick Beverley and JJ Reddick debate about various topics including: Can the Celtics win game one without Marcus Smart? Will the Warriors be able to slow down Luka? Should the Sixers offer James Harden a supermax contract? And more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:42

Hour 2: Paul of Duty

5/16/2022
Stephen A. Smith, JJ Redick, and Patrick Beverley debate if this postseason was Chris Paul's last shot at winning a title. Dan Orlovsky joins the show to discuss if the Saints can win the NFC with Jameis Winston at QB. The guys debate if Jayson Tatum or Jimmy Butler has more to prove in the Eastern Conference Finals and if the Mavericks can upset the Warriors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:49

Hour 1: Doncic Domination

5/16/2022
Stephen A. Smith, JJ Redick, and Patrick Beverley discuss the Mavericks defeating the Suns 123-90 in Game 7. The guys discuss if they are surprised that the Celtics came back to win their series against the Bucks, debate if the 76ers should offer James Harden the super max, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:06

Hour 2: How 'Bout then Cowboys?!

5/13/2022
Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate more about the Heat defeating the 76ers and the Future of Doc Rivers. Smith and Damien Woody debate about the NFL's release of the full regular season schedule and how many games will the Dallas Cowboys win this season and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:44

Hour 1: Philly Phailure

5/13/2022
Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if James Harden is the reason the Sixers are done and if Dallas will win game seven in Phoenix. Booger McFarland joins the show and debates Stephen A. about which team will win the AFC West and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:27

Hour 2: S.T.A.T in the House!

5/12/2022
Stephen A. Smith, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Jay Williams debate if the Bucks' win over the Celtics was more about a Milwaukee comeback or a Boston collapse. The guys discuss if the Nets should make a long-term commitment to Kyrie Irving. Stick around for Stephen A's interview with Jermell Charlo ahead of Saturday's fight against Brian Castaño. Stephen A. and Jay debate if the Lakers should trade LeBron James. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:59

Hour 1: Bucks Take Game 5

5/12/2022
Stephen A. Smith and Jay Williams debate if the Bucks' win over the Celtics was more about a Milwaukee comeback or a Boston collapse. The guys discuss if the Celtics can still win the series and the Grizzlies taking Game 5 against the Warriors. Stephen A. and Jay react to Nets GM Sean Marks' comments on wanting "selfless" players who are "available". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:12

Hour 2: John Salley joins the show!

5/11/2022
Four-time NBA champion, John Salley, joins the show and debates Stephen A. about the reason for the Sixers blowout loss and if the right coach can turn the Lakers into title contenders. Kendrick Perkins and Smith debate about if the winner of the Bucks-Celtics series will win the title, if they would rather have Booker or Doncic and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:08

Hour 1: Philly Finished?

5/11/2022
Stephen A. Smith and Kendrick Perkins debate about if the Sixers' blowout was more about Philly or Miami, if the Mavericks can still win their series against the Suns, if they miss Lebron James in the playoffs and give their game five predictions between the Bucks at Celtics tonight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:52

You Are Not A Kardashian... Stop Getting Mad.

5/11/2022
We have all three ladies back together and chaos ensues once again. We're talking balancing life with work. We're talking beauty standards and the Met Gala. We're talking rooting for game locations rather than the teams themselves... another episode where we cover it all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:25