Mike and Brandon are joined by NFL Network's Adam Rank to chat about the Los Angeles Angels, including where they stand at the MLB Trade Deadline and what holes the team needs to address. Rank shares his thoughts on Ezekiel Elliott's holdout and how badly the Dallas Cowboys need him back on the field. Finally, Rank chats about the top players in fantasy football and gives us a behind-the-scenes look at his "Fantasy Meets Reality" Tour. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
In episode 80, Mike and Brandon start the podcast by chatting about Kawhi Leonard to the Los Angeles Clippers and how the NBA landscape has shifted over the last couple years. Then, the guys react to the Houston Rockets-Oklahoma City Thunder trade as it goes down. Finally, they offer their thoughts on possible juicing of baseballs and whether it is good for baseball. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
In episode 79, Mike and Brandon are joined by former Nippon-Ham Fighters executive Toshi Shimada to discuss Shohei Ohtani's play in Japan, how he has adjusted to the game in the United States and whether Ohtani's success might spark even more Japanese players to come play in the U.S. The guys also chat about the state of baseball in Japan. Mike and Brandon also share their thoughts on David Ortiz, Tim Mead and the Women's World Cup. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
Brandon and Mike are back after a long break to chat about the struggling Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, dysfunction in Lakers Land and whether MLB should extend the netting down the lines. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
In episode 77, Mike and Brandon offer their thoughts on the 2019 NFL Draft, including the controversial picks of Clelin Ferrell to the Oakland Raiders at No. 4 and Daniel Jones at No. 6 to the New York Giants. The guys then chat about Tim Mead leaving the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the Baseball Hall of Fame and what jobs it would take for the guys to leave Los Angeles. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
ABC 7's Curt Sandoval joins Mike and Brandon to discuss Magic Johnson's departure from the Los Angeles Lakers and Ralph Lawler's incredible 40-year career. Find out what exactly went down behind the scenes when Magic decided to have his farewell press conference. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
In episode 75, Mike attempts to interview Brandon, while still somehow dominating the conversation. The guys also preview the 2019 MLB season and chat about the craziness surrounding Michael Avenatti. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
Brandon and Michael are joined by NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano to chat about the Antonio Brown trade saga and if Brown is a Hall of Fame wide receiver. Andrew discusses how The Alliance has fared in its inaugural season and he closes the podcast by taking us behind the scenes of hosting the Red Zone channel on DirecTV.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Michael Roth joins Mike and Brandon to discuss why he retired from baseball and what he enjoyed the most about his playing days. Roth also chats about MiLB and MLB player wages and what he thinks needs to change. Thanks for listening and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoyed it!
Mike and Brandon are joined by Shotgun Spratling of The Peristyle, D1Baseball and the LA Times to chat about his Super Bowl LIII experience, USC football recruiting and the expectations around USC basketball. Shotgun also tells us how he got the name "Shotgun" and when he started wearing his famous hats. Don't forget to rate and review the podcast! Thanks for listening and subscribing!
Former Los Angeles Rams running back and 1973 Heisman Trophy winner John Cappelletti joins Mike and Brandon to preview Super Bowl LIII between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. The guys talk about the Rams offense, keys to the game and of course give their predictions. John discusses his fondest memories of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno and his incredible Heisman Trophy speech. Don't forget to rate and review the podcast! Thanks for listening and enjoy the game!
Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times joins Mike and Brandon to chat about Super Bowl LIII, including how he finds his stories and who he believes could end up being Super Bowl LIII MVP. Mike and Brandon also discuss NFL refs and what is taking so long for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado to sign with an MLB team. Thanks for listening and subscribing!
Mike and Brandon are joined by MBMB producer Mike Sherry to chat about the Oakland Raiders' decision to hire Mike Mayock as GM and how the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's offseason is shaking out. Then, the guys discuss the Arizona Cardinals hiring Kliff KIngsbury and what that means for USC. Finally, Mike and Brandon make their picks for the divisional round. Thanks for listening!
Mike and Brandon get ready for Wild Card Weekend by giving out their picks, but before they do that, the guys discuss the possibility of USC offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury leaving for the NFL. The duo also looks at all 8 NFL head coach openings and decides which is the best option. The guys also touch on the NFL Hall of Fame announcement and UCLA deciding to part ways with Steve Alford. Thanks for listening and don't forget to rate and review the podcast!
Former USC and NFL defensive end Lawrence Jackson joins Mike and Brandon to chat about USC's decision to keep head coach Clay Helton, where the program should go from here and what Lawrence is doing now that he's out of the NFL.
ABC 7's Curt Sandoval joins Mike and Brandon to discuss all the hot topics surrounding Los Angeles sports, including a rough year for USC football, LeBron with the Lakers and the Rams' resurgence. Make sure to join the conversation by visiting mostlybanter.com and thanks for listening!
In episode 64, Mike and Brandon discuss the shooting in Pittsburgh and how it personally affected them. After discussing the rise of anti-Semitism and the cause of it, the guys try and lighten the mood with some USC football talk. Thanks for listening and subscribing and please don't forget to rate and review the podcast!
Mike and Brandon are joined by MLB.com's Jason Beck to provide some background on new Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim manager Brad Ausmus, including his managing style and how he uses analytics. Then, producer Mike Sherry hops on to chat with the guys about whether this was a good hire for the Angels. Thanks for listening and don't forget to subscribe and rate/review the podcast!