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MBMB Ep. 68: Kliff Kingsbury to NFL, Best NFL HC Openings and Wild Card Weekend Picks

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!


MBMB Ep. 67: Get to Know Marc Istook

NFL Network's Marc Istook chats about his career, the Dallas Cowboys' decision to trade for wide receiver Amari Cooper and how he balances being on air while also being a fan of the Cowboys.


MBMB Ep. 66: Lawrence Jackson on USC keeping Clay Helton

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.


MBMB Ep. 65: Curt Sandoval on LA Sports, Sports Reporting and more!

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 and thanks for listening!


MBMB Ep. 64: Tragedy in Pittsburgh, anti-Semitism and Jack Del Rio to USC?

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!


MBMB Ep. 63: Brad Ausmus deep dive with Jason Beck, Mike Sherry

Mike and Brandon are joined by'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!


MBMB Ep. 62: Randy Flores on Scouting and MLB Playoffs

St. Louis Cardinals Scouting Director Randy Flores joins Mike and Brandon to chat about all things scouting, his thoughts on analytics becoming a focal point in the game and much more. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes and thank you for listening!


MBMB Ep. 61: Ryan Abraham talks all things USC Football

More's Ryan Abraham joins Mike and Brandon to talk about USC's early season struggles, if Clay Helton is coaching for his job and what the rest of the season will look like for USC. Mike and Brandon also offer their thoughts on Mike Scioscia saying so long to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Thanks for listening and please rate and review the podcast on iTunes!


MBMB Ep. 60: Rams, MLB Postseason, USC and much more

In episode 60, Mike and Brandon catch up on everything in the sports world, including the Los Angeles Rams' blazing start, their expectations for the MLB postseason and whether USC should be pleased with the first several games. The guys briefly discuss the Supreme Court hearing before saying so long. Thanks for listening and don't forget to rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it!


MBMB Ep. 59: Dave Dameshek talks Le'Veon Bell, Fruit and Baseball

In episode 59, Dave Dameshek hops on to share his feelings about Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell missing in action. He also tries to make sense of Michael's list of apples and football teams, before finally getting back on track to talk about Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout and if there are any problems with baseball. Thanks as always for listening and don't forget to rate the podcast on iTunes!


MBMB Ep. 58: Daniel Jeremiah on Scouting, Broadcasting and the Chargers

NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah joins the guys to discuss his new job with the Los Angeles Chargers, as well as how he got into scouting and the keys to scouting. DJ also talks about roster decisions and why he wants his kids to play football. After the interview, Mike and Brandon talk about some of the hottest topics, including Ohio State football.


MBMB Ep. 57: Jason Grilli talks Unwritten Rules of Baseball, Life After Baseball

Former MLB pitcher Jason Grilli (8:45) hops on the phone to discuss Ronald Acuna Jr. being hit by Jose Urena, what he thinks about the unwritten rules of baseball and what he's up to now that he has some free time. Thanks for listening, subscribing and reviewing the podcast!


MBMB Ep. 56: Erin Coscarelli on Social Media, Building a Brand and Her Career

NFL Network's Erin Coscarelli (5:05) joins Mike and Brandon for an in-depth discussion on how social media has changed journalism and how to build your own brand through social media. Erin chats about her career path and gives advice to young journalists. As always, thank you for listening and subscribing!


MBMB Ep. 55: World Cup recap with Zack Goldman

In today's episode, Mike and Brandon break down the Manny Machado and Kawhi Leonard trades before welcoming in Zack Goldman (12:45) to offer his take on World Cup 2018, how the USA needs to approach the next four years and what it was like to be in Russia for the big event. Finally, Brandon checks in with Mike to get his take, or lack thereof, on the WSOP final table. Thanks as always for listening and subscribing!


MBMB Ep. 54: MLB Agent Joe Longo

Joe Longo of Paragon Sports International hops on with Mike and Brandon to chat about a couple of his clients, including Philadelphia Phillies ace Aaron Nola and Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich. He discusses what it takes to be an agent, how to handle contract situations and much more.


MBMB Ep. 53: Trump vs. Philadelphia Eagles, Roseanne and Where is LeBron Going?

Mike and Brandon try to make sense of President Donald Trump taking back the Philadelphia Eagles' invite to the White House, while also sharing their thoughts on Roseanne Barr's tweet. The guys also talk a little Dodgers and Angels before trying to figure out where LeBron James will play in 2019.


MBMB Ep. 52: Colleen Wolfe Talks NFL Career, Women in Sports and Social Media

NFL Network's Colleen Wolfe joins Mike and Brandon to chat about covering her hometown Philadelphia Eagles, as well as her audition process for NFL Network. She also explains her role in helping other women in the industry and how she manages to balance her use of social media with her views on life.


MBMB Ep. 51: Gambling, Poker and NBA with Jeff Platt

PokerNews podcast host Jeff Platt joins Mike and Brandon to discuss the Supreme Court's decision to effectively allow individual states to decide whether gambling should be legal. The guys also chat about poker in Vegas, Jeff's move from Texas to Nevada and what it was like to interview Coach Pop in San Antonio.


MBMB Ep. 50: Tony Fiore on Facing Ichiro Suzuki, Life in the Minors and Post-Baseball Career

Former MLB pitcher Tony Fiore joins Mike and Brandon to discuss Ichiro Suzuki's career and what it was like to face Ichiro. Tony also chats about life in the minor leagues and what he is doing now.


MBMB Ep. 49: 2018 NFL Draft recap with Keith Rivers

Former NFL and USC Trojans linebacker Keith Rivers joins Mike and Brandon to discuss his draft day, whether he thinks the New York Giants made a mistake passing on a quarterback and why he decided to retire at a young age. Please subscribe and rate the podcast!