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Your host Nathan Stellmach dives into topics from all over the sports world, and gives his take on each one he discusses. He also includes a This Week in Sports History segment, where he looks at noteworthy events that have happened in the past.

Your host Nathan Stellmach dives into topics from all over the sports world, and gives his take on each one he discusses. He also includes a This Week in Sports History segment, where he looks at noteworthy events that have happened in the past.
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Waterbury, CT

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Your host Nathan Stellmach dives into topics from all over the sports world, and gives his take on each one he discusses. He also includes a This Week in Sports History segment, where he looks at noteworthy events that have happened in the past.

Twitter:

@NatesTake

Language:

English


Episodes

Week of 8/5/18 (Ep. 84)

8/12/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the disturbing reports of a "toxic" culture in the Maryland football program (2:15), the question of if Barry Bonds belongs in the Hall of Fame following his number being retired by the Giants (17:00), whether or not the NFL preseason is worth having (33:00), react to NBA over under wins for this season (41:00), and This Week in Sports History (1:02:00). Enjoy! Remember to leave a review on iTunes and spread the word about this podcast.

Duration:01:11:04

Week of 7/22/18 (Ep. 83)

7/30/2018
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In this episode, I discuss Kevin Love's extension with the Cavs (2:00), a relationship between Twitter and sports, most recently the MLB (18:15), Bryce Harper and whether or not the Nats should trade him before the deadline (28:00), Clint Capela resigning with the Rockets (40:30), and This Week in Sports History (50:45). Enjoy! If you like what you hear, leave a review on iTunes and subscribe!

Duration:01:01:03

Week of 7/15/18 (Ep. 82)

7/22/2018
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In this episode, I discuss Marcus Smart resigning with the Celtics (1:45), Brad Hand being traded to the Indians for a surprising asset (14:30), Carmelo Anthony being traded in a 3 team deal and his immediate release (28:15), Manny Machado heading to the Dodgers (46:30), and This Week in Sports History (54:15). If you liked this episode, leave a rating on iTunes. Enjoy!

Duration:00:55:52

Emergency Pod on Kawhi Leonard to the Raptors for DeMar DeRozan! (Ep. 81)

7/18/2018
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Kawhi got traded to the Raptors! I breakdown this crazy deal in an emergency episode and discuss the trade from both sides. Was it the right move for the Raps to give up DeMar DeRozan for one year of Kawhi? How does this alter the Eastern Conference picture? How does this move look for the Spurs? Is getting an unhappy DeMar a good decision? I talk this and much more on the deal. If you like this podcast or episode, leave a 5 star rating on iTunes. Enjoy!

Duration:00:35:53

Week of 7/8/18 (Ep. 80)

7/15/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the Red Sox and their(so far) incredible season (1:00), Isaiah Thomas signing with the Nuggets and his fall from the top (20:30), Jabari Parker signing with the Bulls in a move that I don't like (32:45), Jimmy Butler refusing an extension from Minnesota (41:45), This Week in Sports History (46:00), and wrap up the episode with some quick thoughts on Ronaldo and the MLB All Star Weekend (49:45). Enjoy!

Duration:01:04:54

Week of 7/1/18 (Ep. 79)

7/8/2018
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In this episode, I breakdown the Manny Machado trade offers and speculate his future (1:30), Zach LaVine's new deal that I am not a big fan of (13:30), the shocking DeMarcus Cousins signing by the Warriors and what it means for them (23:15), LeBron's massive decision to head out West and join the Lakers (36:30), and This Week in Sports History (51:30). Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com. Remember to like, comment, subscribe, and leave a review on...

Duration:01:01:50

The Holy Grails of Terrible Sports Trades, Signings, and Draftees (Ep. 78)

7/3/2018
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Throughout sports history, there have been trades or signings that were so bad, they were forever remembered. In this episode, I look back on some of the worst ever, including the Brooklyn-Boston trade from 2013 (2:45), the Raiders drafting JaMarcus Russell (17:30), the Angels signing Josh Hamilton (27:30), the infamous Greg Oden pick (37:15), and the classic Babe Ruth trade in return for money to invest in a Broadway production (46:30). Try not to cringe to hard at these deals. Follow me...

Duration:00:58:45

Week of 6/24/18 (Ep. 77)

7/1/2018
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In this episode, I discuss Tim Tebow's recent success in AA and whether the Mets should call him up (2:30), Dwight Howard being traded to the Nets (14:15), Marcin Gortat being flipped for Austin Rivers and the impact of it regarding DeAndre Jordan (24:00), Paul George's shocking new contract (36:30), Chris Paul resigning with the Rockets (44:30), and This Week in Sports History (49:15). Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com.

Duration:01:00:29

Here Comes the NBA Offseason! (Ep. 76)

6/27/2018
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In this episode, my father and I breakdown the upcoming NBA offseason, including some of the big name free agents, such as Marcus Smart (2:00), DeMarcus Cousins (13:00), Clint Capela (20:30), Kevin Durant (25:45), and Paul George (31:45). If you like what you hear, please leave a review on iTunes and make sure to subscribe to the pod. You can find me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com. Enjoy!

Duration:00:37:53

Week of 6/17/18 (Ep. 75)

6/24/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the recent investigation of Jameis Winston and what that could mean for his future with the Bucs (2:00), Clayton Kershaw's return to the mound (11:45), Barry Trotz's surprise resignation from the Washington Capitals and his signing with the Islanders (25:30), Carmelo Anthony opting into his player option (36:00), and This Week in Sports History (48:00). Enjoy! Remember to like, comment, follow the podcast, and also leave a review on iTunes!

Duration:00:49:22

2018 NBA Draft Live Reaction (Ep. 74)

6/22/2018
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In this episode, I am joined by my father and friend Scott to breakdown the first 15 picks of this year's NBA Draft as they happen. We go over each pick, whether we like it or not, and determine this player's impact on his new team. In between picks, we also discuss upcoming offseason stories, such as Kawhi wanting out of San Antonio and recap the recent Dwight Howard trade. Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at the takeofnate@gmail.com

Duration:00:57:12

Week of 6/10/18 (Ep. 73)

6/17/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the Pistons hiring Dwane Casey (2:00), the World Cup (13:00), the upcoming WWE payperview Money in The Bank (22:15), the reports of Kawhi Leonard wanting out of San Antonio (40:15), and This Week in Sports History (47:30). Enjoy! Remember to follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com.

Duration:00:55:06

Week of 6/3/18 (Ep. 72)

6/10/2018
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In this episode, I discuss Julian Edelman's suspension and the impact on the Pats (1:00), the conclusion of the NBA Finals (12:45), Terrell Owens' decision to decline his invitation to the Hall of Fame induction ceremony (28:00), the continued struggle for the New York Mets (35:00), and This Week in Sports History (46:00). Remember to like, comment, follow, and leave a review on iTunes. Enjoy!

Duration:00:56:17

Week of 5/27/18 (Ep. 71)

6/3/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the Vegas Golden Knights and their improbable run to the Stanley Cup Finals (1:15), the NFL's questionable new anthem policy (16:00), a look at the upcoming offseason for the Celtics and LeBron (26:00), the ridiculous story of Bryan Colangelo's 5 burner accounts (38:45), and This Week in Sports History (46:00). Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com with any questions or comments. See you next episode!

Duration:00:55:58

Going From the NBA Conference Finals to THE Finals! (Ep. 70)

5/29/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the recent finishes to the conference finals and what my takeaways from them were. Did both disappoint or were the results expected? Then, I transition into a preview of the Finals, where the Cavs and Warriors will meet for the 4th straight year. Do the Cavs have any chance of winning their second title in 4 years? That and much, much more. Remember to subscribe, comment, like, and leave a review on iTunes. Enjoy!

Duration:00:40:07

Week of 5/20/18 With a Special Guest! (Ep. 69)

5/27/2018
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In this episode, my cousin and guest Anthony and I breakdown the Dodgers and their weak start to the season (1:00), the recent reports of Karl-Anthony Towns being unhappy in Minnesota and what that could mean for this upcoming offseason (9:00), the Red Sox DFA'ing Hanley Ramirez (20:30), updates on the NBA Conference Finals (28:45), and This Week in Sports History (45:30). Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com. Catch you guys next time!

Duration:00:58:04

Week of 5/13/18 (Ep. 68)

5/20/2018
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In today's episode, I break down the results of the NBA Draft Lottery (2:00), Johnny Manziel's return to pro football (24:00), the Supreme Court's decision on sports gambling (34:00), and Robinson Cano's recent PED suspension (39:30), and This Week in Sports History (51:45). Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter @NatesTakePod and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com. Remember to like, follow, comment, and leave a review on iTunes. See you next episode!

Duration:01:02:58

Week of 5/6/18 (Ep.67)

5/13/2018
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In this episode, I discuss Becky Hammon interviewing for the Bucks head coaching job (1:30), Matt Patricia's recent legal issue (11:00), a preview of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals (17:45), Dwane Casey's ironic firing and the results of this year's Coach of the Year race that kind of angers me (41:00), and This Week in Sports History (50:45). Enjoy! Remember to like, follow, comment, and review. Catch me on Twitter @NatesTake and remember to email me questions at...

Duration:01:00:58

Week of 4/29/18 (Ep. 66)

5/6/2018
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In this episode, I discuss the Knicks hiring David Fizdale (1:15), the Mets FINALLY DFA'ing Matt Harvey (14:15), an update on the Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs (24:45), the end of Ichiro Suzuki on the field for this season (40:45), Matt Ryan's historic contract (48:30), and This Week in Sports History (53:45). Remember to like, comment, follow, and leave a review on iTunes. Enjoy!

Duration:01:05:42

Week of 4/22/18 (Ep. 65)

4/29/2018
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In this episode, I recap the NFL Draft (1:30), Tavon Austin being traded to the Cowboys (23:00), a look at the NBA Playoffs (27:00), and This Week in Sports History (49:00). Remember to follow, comment, like, and leave a review on iTunes. Catch me on Twitter @NatesTake and email me at thetakeofnate@gmail.com with any questions. Enjoy!

Duration:00:57:28