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

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

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English

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Episodes

Hour 2: Davis Cleared For Practice

4/16/2021
Stephen A. & Max debate what's at stake for Anthony Davis as he nears his return without LeBron, and question if the Dolphins are being smart in building around Tua Tagovailoa. Later, the guys react to the announcement that Michael Jordan will present for Kobe Bryant at his Hall of Fame induction, and tell us which teams they think will be winning big next NFL season.

Duration:00:47:00

Hour 1: Is Dame Time MVP?

4/16/2021
Stephen A. & Max debate if Damian Lillard or Joel Embiid has a stronger case for MVP, and is Steph Curry the best guard in the NBA? Later, Dan Orlovsky joins to tell us if the Jaguars should be worried about Trevor Lawrence's comments, and then the guys question if the Patriots need to trade up to grab a quarterback in the draft.

Duration:00:39:43

Hour 2: LaMarcus Aldridge retires

4/15/2021
Stephen A, Max and Booger McFarland react to the breaking news that LaMarcus Aldridge is retiring from the NBA, debate what the Falcons should do with the 4th overall pick and much more!

Duration:00:43:44

Hour 1: Sitting Stars

4/15/2021
Stephen A and Max debate if NBA stars are resting too much, if Clowney makes the Browns the team to beat in the AFC and how MLB can increase black interest in the sport.

Duration:00:43:01

Hour 2: Voluntary Workouts

4/14/2021
Stephen A. & Max debate if more NFL teams should not hold voluntary offseason workouts, and discuss if the Suns are real title contenders. Later, NBA Champion Rasheed Wallace joins to talk NBA. Then, Max and Stephen A. react to news of McGregor vs. Poirier III.

Duration:00:44:20

Hour 1: There's Only One Ball

4/14/2021
Stephen A. & Max tell us how Kevin Durant and Kyrie should respond after Ben Simmons' comments, and react to Mark Cuban's comments about the play-in game. Later, they debate what the 49ers should do at the quarterback position, and discuss what more athletes should do for social justice.

Duration:00:42:09

The Dating Game.

4/13/2021
Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney discuss their love lives, the importance of building relationships, and the pressures of working in television. But don't worry, the ladies also talk a little sports with the impact of Jamal Murray's injury, Julian Edelman retiring from football, and more!

Duration:00:36:59

Hour 2: Angela Rye joins the show

4/13/2021
Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins, Angela Rye and Louis Riddick discuss the sports world's reaction to the killing of Duante Wright, if Sam Darnold or Zach Wilson is under more pressure and much more!

Duration:00:47:29

Hour 1: Here we go again

4/13/2021
Stephen A, Kendrick Perkins and Mel Kiper discuss the police shooting of Duante Wright in Minnesota, Mel's latest mock draft and much more!

Duration:00:39:46

Hour 2: Kevin's Heart

4/12/2021
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if Kevin Durant really thinks development is more important than championships, what LeBron and AD coming back means for the Lakers and if you're sold on Zach Wilson

Duration:00:47:16

Hour 1: Where Brooklyn At?

4/12/2021
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate what's most concerning about the Brooklyn Nets, what Aaron Rodgers' future looks like in Green Bay and what we should expect from Trevor Lawrence in year 1.

Duration:00:39:25

Hour 2: Tiger Tale

4/9/2021
Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Freddie Coleman and Charley Arnolt debate if Tiger will win another major, who got the best of the Sam Darnold trade and much more!

Duration:00:46:36

Hour 1: Dray Day

4/9/2021
Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberly Martin, Charley Arnolt and Freddie Coleman debate if today's NBA players are soft like Draymond Green says, who's the most important player on the Nets and much more!

Duration:00:40:25

Hour 2: What To Do With Watson

4/8/2021
It's a First Take Her Take-Over and Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, Charly Arnolt, and guest Damien Woody discuss if it's time to put Deshaun Watson on the Commissioner's Exempt List, then discuss what can stop Tom Brady from winning another Super Bowl and if the Cowboys should draft Kyle Pitts. Later, Monica McNutt joins to discuss Draymond Green's comments on the lack of support for women's sports. The crew gives us their top NBA takes and their "Boss Lady" shout outs.

Duration:00:52:51

Hour 1: Perfect Durant

4/8/2021
It's a First Take Her Take-Over! Chiney Ogwumike, Kimberley Martin, and Charly Arnolt debate if the Nets are a lock for the NBA title, and if Donovan Mitchell is better than Devin Booker right now. Later, Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson joins to talk about his team and quarterback Jalen Hurts. Then, Michael Collins joins from the Masters to get us ready for a great weekend of golf.

Duration:00:34:12

Life, Football, & Everything In Between with Camille Kostek

4/7/2021
Welcome back to First Take, Her Take! Hosts Charly, Kimberley, and Chiney start off by congratulating the Stanford women's basketball team! Then, they get into Aaron Rodgers on Jeopardy, Tom Brady's recent "Patriot's way" comments, and Sam Darnold's trade. After that, the ladies are joined by Camille Kostek who you may know as Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski's girlfriend but they got to know her in a different light.

Duration:00:55:45

Hour 2: Jerry Wants Pitts

4/7/2021
Stephen A. & Max debate what drafting Kyle Pitts would do for the Cowboys, question if Tiger Woods will ever win another major, then Marcus Spears joins to discuss if Tom Brady and the Bucs should be favorites to win the NFC, and other NFL topics.

Duration:00:47:20

Hour 1: KD's Return

4/7/2021
Stephen A. & Max debate if Kevin Durant or James Harden are more important for the Nets to win, react to one of Deshaun Watson's accusers speaking out, and discuss if they believe Russell Wilson's comments about staying with the Seahawks.

Duration:00:40:40

Hour 2: Ball till you fall

4/6/2021
Stephen A, Max, Dick Vitale and Marcus Spears debate if LaMelo is being ranked too high by ESPN on one recent list, if Gonzaga was over rated and if it's time to let go of the Astros' cheating scandal.

Duration:00:46:36

Hour 1: Bear down!

4/6/2021
Stephen A, Max,. Booger McFarland, Scott Drew and Seth Greenberg discuss the Baylor Bears winning the NCAA Men's Basketball national championship, Sam Darnold's escape from New York and much more!

Duration:00:41:14