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College World Series preview, World Cup and U.S. Open talk

6/14/2018
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Big weekend ahead! Matt and Hank are back to break down a huge weekend of sports just in time for Father's Day. We'll start by giving our thoughts on a couple whiskies that we have recently tried. Then it's on to the College World Series. It's one of our favorite events. We pick who we think has the best chance to win. Then we'll talk about the World Cup, U.S. Open, and some recent controversy over LeBron's hand. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:46:54

NBA and NHL playoff discussion plus NCAA baseball tournament

5/31/2018
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Matt and Hank are back to discuss a couple recent beers they've tried lately. After that get our thoughts on the NHL and NBA playoffs. What we expect for each series going forward. We'll talk a little NASCAR and college baseball to wrap it up and tell you why you should be watching the NCAA baseball tournament this weekend. As always thanks for listening!

Duration:00:27:38

Smirnoff Red White and Berry Review

5/24/2018
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Big show this week as Matt and Hank are back to talk about the latest happenings in the worlds of sports and spirits. We'll start the show talking about some breweries we have recently tried followed by our thoughts on the Supreme Court ruling allowing sports gambling on the national level. After that it's review time as we talk about Smirnoff Red White and Berry. We'll give you our thoughts and some recipes for the summer. We'll wrap it up with our take on the NHL and NBA playoffs and...

Duration:00:43:16

NBA conference finals picks

5/10/2018
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Matt and Hank are back with a sports heavy show this week. We're talking NBA playoffs as we make our picks for the conference finals. After that we'll talk baseball and where we stand so far in the MLB season. Then it's on to the NFL. Prop bets are out for the top 5 rookie QBs and whether they start the most games for their teams this season. We'll wrap it up with our thoughts on the NHL playoffs and the season the Knights have had. Thanks for listening!

Duration:00:43:56

Kentucky Derby preview

5/3/2018
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It's Kentucky Derby Week! Matt and Hank are back with a big show this week to get you ready for the big day. We start off the show with our Vegas insider Raphael Esparza. He has great insight as always on which horses could compete for the title and how you should bet the race. Plus a look at some NFL season win totals and insider info you don't want to miss. After that we take a look at some bourbons and whiskies to drink this weekend. We'll chat with Cullen McGoey of Western Brands...

Duration:00:54:35

Naples Beach Brewery and NFL draft

4/27/2018
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We're back! Due to some scheduling issues we have missed a few weeks. We'll have a lot more content over the next couple of months but today we come back with Hank Allen flying solo. We'll start by talking with Naples Beach Brewery. A great craft brewery in Naples, Florida. Really a fun visit with the owner Will, and they produce some great stuff. After that Hank gives his thoughts on the NFL Draft first round and NBA playoffs. Thanks for joining us! This week's guest: Will...

Duration:00:26:42

Final Four preview and MLB season predictions

3/29/2018
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Matt and Hank are here to break down a busy sports weekend. We'll start buy discussing the Final Four and who we think will take each game and why. After that it's on to our MLB season predictions. Get our picks for each division and wild card winners, plus who we expect to see in each LCS at the end of the year. We'll wrap it up with some big changes to come out of NFL owners' meetings and what it means for the season.

Duration:00:41:25

NCAA Sweet 16 Analysis

3/22/2018
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The tournament continues! After a wild first weekend Matt and Hank are back to talk about what we feel is the best tournament weekend ever. Plus how do we see things playing out from here. We'll also discuss some headlines from the NBA including the Cleveland Cavaliers chances at making the finals. Then we wrap up with a discussion about money in college sports. What should be done for programs with smaller athletic budgets, and are athletic programs benefiting schools with budget...

Duration:01:03:21

NCAA tournament preview and NFL trade talk

3/15/2018
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Matt and Hank start off talking NFL free agency. Which moves do we think will have the most impact? Then Matt and Hank bring in Nathan to talk brackets. We give you all of our picks starting with the Sweet 16. Plus a look at the women’s bracket.

Duration:00:53:05

New Orleans Bourbon Festival

3/7/2018
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We visit with Tracy Napolitano of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival about the event's 2nd year. Lots of great stuff for bourbon enthusiasts and rookies alike. What to to expect this weekend. Get the details here at http://www.neworleansbourbonfestival.com/ Plus plenty of sports talk including March Madness, Memphis basketball making a coaching move, the NFL QB situation, and are the Rockets the favorites in the West?

Duration:00:14:28

Clyde May's whiskey interview plus NCAA bracketology discussion

3/1/2018
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Big show this week as we start off the month of March. Matt and Hank are back and spend some time at the top of the show discussing various topics. We'll talk about potential rule changes for the NFL including the catch rule. Also our thoughts on experimental changes for the NIT this season in college basketball. And do we like instant replay in sports? Then at 29:00 a big interview with L.C. May of Clyde May's whiskey. We talk about the state whiskey of Alabama, the history of the...

Duration:01:15:33

Are sports injuries getting worse?

2/22/2018
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Matt and Hank are back for episode 73. A lot of topics in this show as the guys discuss some items on their mind. We'll look at the Daytona 500 this past weekend and NASCAR's popularity. Plus talk NBA playoff format changes. We'll also spend some time talking about sports injuries. Do we see more now or just hear about them more? Plus our latest look at Bracketology and where some bubble teams stand in our eyes.

Duration:00:50:48

NCAA Men's basketball bracketology talk

2/15/2018
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Matt and Hank are back to start off the week talking about the NCAA men's tournament. The committee released their top 16 seeds for the first time and we give our thoughts. Who we think deserves the ranking and where teams go from here. After that we talk about the big trades by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the past week. Does this make them the favorites in the east now? And baseball is right around the corner! We'll look at some over/under win totals in MLB and talk college as well.

Duration:00:40:13

Super Bowl recap and Carnival Vista brewery tour plus Olympics and 'Jump Ball'

2/7/2018
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Matt and Hank are back together this week for Episode 71. We'll start by giving our take on the Super Bowl and where both teams are going forward for next year. Then it's on to the Carnival Vista where Matt visits with brewmaster Ronald Zeiber talking about the first brewery at sea. Great stuff there. After that we'll talk some about the Olympics which start this week. Plus a couple ideas for your Valentine's Day cocktails. Then it's on to our Jump Ball segment where we discuss the Cavs,...

Duration:01:08:29

Super Bowl preview and analysis plus Vegas insight on the big game and what to drink with it

2/1/2018
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Episode 70 is here as we break down the big game this weekend. Our Vegas insider Raphael Esparza joins us to talk Super Bowl, the betting on the game, and also whether the NBA will be able to get in on the sports gambling money. Nathan Moore joins Hank Allen to give their analysis on the big game and pick the winner and score. Plus we'll give you a great recipe to make for your Super Bowl party. As always thanks for listening!

Duration:00:45:31

Early Super Bowl analysis plus MLB Hall of Fame reaction and college basketball

1/25/2018
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We're talking football, baseball, basketball, rum and beer this week! Matt is leaving for vacation so we'll get his thoughts on the Super Bowl after him and Hank recap the conference championship games. Then Nathan Moore joins Hank to talk about the latest class inducted to the MLB Hall of Fame. Our take on who's in and who got left out. After that we'll talk a little college basketball, and sprinkle in some thoughts on what we've been drinking lately through the show. Thanks for...

Duration:01:19:24

NFL Playoffs Divisional Round preview and predictions

1/12/2018
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Big weekend of football ahead. Hank and Matt are back to recap last weekend's action along with our thoughts on the college championship and where both teams go from here. After that we turn our attention to the four big matchups this weekend. Who wins and why. Plus Gruden to Oakland, freshman QBs, and more topics.

Duration:00:58:59

NFL Wild Card Weekend preview and College Football Championship Analysis

1/4/2018
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Huge weekend of football ahead. The college season comes to a close Monday with the big matchup between Alabama and Georgia. We'll break down the game and give our picks. Plus we look at each game of this weekend's NFL wildcard playoff round. Who do we think advances to the next round and why. Plus at 28:00 our Vegas Insider Raphael Esparza joins us to give his insight into all the action, what it means from a Vegas standpoint, and other things that are making headlines. Great stuff from...

Duration:01:01:30

Blockchain & cryptocurrency year end show talking big NFL weekend and college football playoffs!

12/27/2017
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Huge weekend of football on the way. Matt and Hank are here to close out the year talking about NFL's final regular season weekend and the college football semifinal games on New Year's Day. We'll lay out all the NFL playoff scenarios and who we think will make it in after the weekend is done. Plus a breakdown of the best bowls this weekend along with our predictions for the playoff semifinals on Monday. As always thanks for listening!

Duration:00:49:11

Biggest NFL Weekend of the Season Thus Far Has Arrived

12/14/2017
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Matt East flies solo this week and discusses all of the biggest news in the week of sports, including college football bowl season getting underway, huge NFL games this weekend, Adam Vinatieri's expensive snow game, Stanton joining the Yankees, and NBS surprises thus far. Enjoy!

Duration:00:33:25