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Takeoff with John Clark: Philly Sports Interviews

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John Clark sits down and interviews the biggest names in Philadelphia sports.

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John Clark sits down and interviews the biggest names in Philadelphia sports.

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English

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Episodes

Larry Brown on Sixers firing Doc Rivers, Joel Embiid & head coach candidates

5/21/2023
John Clark sits down with the Sixers' last coach to take them to the Eastern Conference finals 22 years ago, Larry Brown. They talk about the firing of Doc Rivers and who is the best candidate to replace him. Plus, can Joel Embiid get the Sixers past the second round? 00:00 - Larry Brown 00:51 - Firing Doc Rivers 02:20 - Coaching today in the NBA 05:46 - James Harden 08:07 - Joel Embiid disappointed Doc was fired 13:21 - Embiid in the playoffs 27:26 - Can Embiid get over the hump? 32:42 - Next head coach 35:25 - Jay Wright 40:35 - What if Harden goes back to Houston? 43:12 - Ben Simmons 48:12 - The Process See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:49

Charles Barkley on Sixers-Celtics series and the current Philly sports landscape

5/9/2023
John Clark goes 1-on-1 with former Sixer, NBA Hall of Famer, and TNT analyst Charles Barkley ahead of Game 5 of the Sixers-Celtics Playoff series. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:32:19

Lane Johnson and Mike Tirico on the Eagles' new additions, Hurts contract & NFC ranking | Takeoff

5/3/2023
On the latest Takeoff Podcast with John Clark, we catch up with Lane Johnson and Mike Tirico to get up to date on the latest Eagles news from a busy April. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:34

Eagles Draft Recap with Howie Roseman, Jalen Carter & Ross Tucker

5/1/2023
John Clark talks with Howie Roseman after getting high marks for another stellar Eagles draft class and a trade that landed D'Andre Swift. Plus, John talks with Jalen Carter moments after being drafted and Eagles preseason analyst Ross Tucker. 0:00 - Howie Roseman 7:00 - Jalen Carter 12:37 - Ross Tucker See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:56

NFL Draft Preview: Bijan Robinson, Jalen Carter, Paris, Gonzalez & More

4/26/2023
John Clark in in Kansas City for the NFL Draft and caught up with the biggest targets the Eagles could take in the first round. Plus, he's catches up with draft experts Daniel Jeremiah and Mark Dominik. #eagles 00:00 - 2023 NFL Draft 00:35 - Bijan Robinson 08:34 - Jalen Carter 10:54 - Paris Johnson Jr. 14:56 - Christian Gonzalez 17:21 - Daniel Jeremiah 23:42 - Mark Dominik See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:26:29

Daniel Jeremiah on Eagles first round draft options, Bijan Robinson & Jalen Hurts' contract

4/18/2023
On this edition of the Takeoff podcast with John Clark, we talk with Daniel Jeremiah about the Eagles' options in the NFL Draft and if they would take running back Bijan Robinson. Plus, they discuss how the Jalen Hurts contract is a win-win for everyone. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:23:23

NBA Playoffs Sixers vs. Nets preview with Tim Legler

4/14/2023
John Clark talks with Tim Legler ahead of the Sixers' playoff series against the Nets. They discuss if the Nets have any chance of stopping MVP favorite Joel Embiid and if the Sixers can make it past the 2nd round. Tim Legler Basketball Camp: timleglerbasketballcamp.com 00:00 - Tim Legler 01:28 - How far will the Sixers go? 03:51 - James Harden 06:13 - Harden injury concerns 07:53 - Harden and Embiid 10:14 - getting past the 2nd round 13:07 - Will Embiid be named the MVP? 14:41 - Embiid's health 16:22 - Ben Simmons and the Nets 19:13 - Mikal Bridges 21:01 - Can the Nets stop Embiid? 23:17 - Sixers Nets predictions 25:11 - Getting to the Eastern conference finals 27:45 - Facing the Celtics 30:56 - Jalen McDaniels 32:12 - 3-point shooting 35:46 - What happens if they don't make it past the 2nd round? 37:34 - NCAA general managers? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:18

Phillies Season Opener is Here! Dave Dombrowski, Darick Hall & Bryson Stott

3/30/2023
John Clark is in Texas for the Phillies' season opener and he sat down with Dave Dombrowski, Darick Hall and Bryson Stott moments before Aaron Nola takes the mound for the first game of the season. 0:00 - Dave Dombrowski 12:47 - Darick Hall 18:48 - Bryson Stott See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:09

James Bradberry on returning to the Eagles, changes on defense & Super Bowl penalty

3/16/2023
On this edition of the Takeoff podcast John Clark talks with James Bradberry about his decision to re-sign with the Eagles, all the big changes on the defense, and reaction from the fans after the holding penalty in Super Bowl LVII. 00:00 - James Bradberry 00:29 - Returning to the Eagles 01:54 - Other offers 02:12 - Changes on defense 02:50 - Roll it back 04:01 - Defensive line 04:54 - Nakobe Dean 06:20 - Darius Slay 07:23 - CJGJ 08:29 - retiring as an Eagle? 09:05 - Super Bowl LVII 10:38 - Eagles Fan See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:14:29

Eagles former president Joe Banner on NFL Free Agency & Jalen Hurts' future contract

3/14/2023
John Clark talks with Eagles' former president Joe Banner in the midst of NFL free agency. They discuss the Eagles' defense, signing Rashaad Penny and what a Jalen Hurts contract could look like in the future. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:41

Larry Bowa on rule changes, Trea Turner & Phillies' season expectations

3/2/2023
This week John Clark sits down with Phillies legend Larry Bowa to discuss his observations from Spring Training. They discuss the new rule changes and how it will effects hitters vs. pitchers, the addition of Trea Turner and if they Phillies can get back to the World Series. 00:00 - Larry Bowa 01:19 - Phillies Spring Training 02:29 - Getting back to the World Series 04:19 - New additions 05:41 - Trea Turner 09:18 - New Rules 11:12 - No more shift 14:14 - Nick Castellanos 15:51 - Kyle Schwarber 17:41 - How deep is the pitching staff? 19:15 - Andrew Painter 22:03 - Who's the Closer? 23:44 - Staying healthy 25:30 - Bryce Harper 28:19 - Alec Bohm 29:32 - Philly a baseball town again? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:35:31

Phillies Spring Training with Trea Turner, Kyle Schwarber, Taijaun Walker & Aaron Nola

2/21/2023
As the Phillies begin their 2022 National League title defense, John Clark sits down with four key players heading into the 2023 season: 1:00 - Trea Turner 2:29 - What kind of leader is Kyle Schwarber? 3:16 - Favorite part of his own game 3:50 - Where'd the speed come from? 4:40 - His famous slide 5:10 - Looking forward to being a home player at CBP 5:51 - How talented is the 2023 Phillies? 6:32 - Most comfortable hitting leadoff? 8:00 - Familiarity with playing with Bryce in Washington 8:57 - Best hair in the Phillies organization? 9:30 - Kyle Schwarber 9:38 - More talented this year than last year? 11:25 - What's your favorite thing about Trea Turner? 13:35 - Thoughts on season tickets being close to an all-time high 14:32 - A new song this year? 15:00 - Thoughts on the new rules 17:45 - How tight is this clubhouse this year? 20:54 - Taijuan Walker 21:00 - It's 'special' coming into this new clubhouse 21:15 - How beneficial is it knowing the division? 22:33 - A sense of hunger with the guys from last season 23:10 - What is Walker most proud of when he steps on the mound every fifth day 24:00 - Being a family guy 24:32 - Playing as a home player at CBP 25:00 - Aaron Nola 25:10 - Vibes are high early in camp 25:33 - Being hungry to get back to the World Series 26:11 - Is this team better than last year? 29:09 - Being the "hunted" team this year 29:54 - On his contract negotiations beginning 30:32 - Missing Bryce Harper 31:18 - Thoughts on the Kelce brothers playing each other in the Super Bowl See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:32:39

Arizona Takeover Party: Super Bowl LVII

2/12/2023
We're Live from Philly’s Sports Bar & Grill in Arizona for Live edition of the Takeoff Podcast on the eve of the Super Bowl. John Clark, Michael Barkann and Barret Brooks recap a busy week in Arizona and answer your Eagles questions. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:52

Eagles Super Bowl preview with Zach Ertz, Ron Jaworski & Donovan McNabb

2/10/2023
We're 2 days away from Super Bowl LVII and John Clark talked with former Eagles Zach Ertz, Ron Jaworski and Donovan McNabb about the Birds' chances against Andy Reid and the Chiefs. #eagles #chiefs #superbowl 00:00 - Zach Ertz 00:55 - What would a second ring mean to Eagles' vets? 01:35 - Thoughts on Howie's roster construction? 02:08 - How has Sirianni grown? 03:28 - Jalen Hurts' work ethic 04:27 - Eagles TE legacy 05:35 - How do Eagles and Chiefs match up? 07:05 - Thoughts on Philadelphia? 08:43 - Ertz back to the Eagles?! 09:14 - Ertz Foundation 10:06 - Zach's Super Bowl pick 10:37 - Looking back on Ertz's Super Bowl touchdowns 11:52 - Ertz watching Goedert succeed 12:22 - Ron Jaworski 13:00 - Jaws' Super Bowl pick 13:30 - Eagles DL vs Mahomes 14:06 - Will Eagles look to run early? 14:43 - Hurts' managing the media 15:31 - Eagles snubbed by NFL Awards? 16:13 - Donovan McNabb 16:52 - McNabb's advice for Hurts 17:19 - Impressed by Hurts? 18:16 - Two Black QBs in the Super Bowl See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:13

Malcolm Jenkins' keys to the Super Bowl, reflecting on Super Bowl 52, and his new book

2/9/2023
With just three days before the Super Bowl, John Clark chats with Eagles' Super Bowl winning safety Malcolm Jenkins to discuss: 0:48 - What's it like being at the Super Bowl 2:39 - How do you calm your nerves ahead of the big game 3:26 - Who has the better team, the Eagles or the Chiefs 6:20 - Defending the Chiefs YAC 7:28 - Which team is more talented, 2017-2018 or this Eagles team now? 9:22 - Surprised at how big of a turnaround the Eagles made in just five years? 10:14 - Stay focused on the Super Bowl instead of going out 10:56 - Malcolm's new book; a memoir of his life on the field 15:24 - A new found respect of watching games in person 16:46 - Any former teammates you plan on seeing at the Super Bowl? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:22:09

Brian Westbrook, Ron Rivera & CeeDee Lamb decide who they're rooting for in the Super Bowl

2/8/2023
John Clark chats with former Eagles running back Brian Westbrook, Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera, and Cowboys wide receiver Ceedee Lamb to discuss Super Bowl LVII: Brian Westbrook: 0:33 - Westbrook being inducted to the College Football HOF 1:14 - Eagles rushing attack vs. the Cheifs 2:00 - Comparing 2022 Eagles O-line to 2005 O-line 3:01 - Andy Reid or the Eagles on Sunday? 3:30 - Who has more talent, this team or 2005? 5:05 - What's this Super Bowl going to come down to? 5:39 - Will Eagles pressure Mahomes enough? 6:34 - The thing that's impressed Westbrook the most this season? 7:12 - How special is it to have two Black QB's in the Super Bowl. 8:08 - The maturity of Jalen Hurts 8:51 - Working with Bud Light to prepare for Eagles winning Super Bowl 10:23 - Ron Rivera 10:29 - How tough was playing the Eagles this year? 11:00 - How can the Chiefs beat the Eagles? 11:34 - Former assistant under Andy Reid, how do you think he's feeling? 11:56 - Who's coach Rivera rooting for? 12:12 - His Salute to Service award 13:20 - Are the Eagles are the most complete team in the NFL? 14:00 - CeeDee Lamb 14:07 - How proud is Lamb of his former teammate Jalen Hurts? 14:52 - Is CeeDee rooting for Jalen AND the Eagles? 15:25 - Are the Eagles the most complete team in the NFL? 16:10 - Thoughts on the Eagles secondary? 16:55 - Picturing Jalen Hurts as a Super Bowl champion? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:58

Chris Simms clarifies his controversial take on Jalen Hurts

2/7/2023
John Clark sits down with Chris Simms to give him a chance to clarify his controversial take on Jalen Hurts. Plus, John talks with former Eagles' linebacker Alex Singleton about his thoughts on this Eagles team, Nick Sirianni, Jalen Hurts, and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:22:12

Donna Kelce on her sons facing off in the Super Bowl

2/6/2023
John Clark sits down with Donna Kelce to talk about her sons, Jason and Travis being the first brothers to play each other in the Super Bowl. Plus, John talks with Brandon Graham about returning to the Super Bowl and if he thought about ending his career on a high note. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:34

Sal Paolantonio on Jalen Hurts, Stopping Mahomes & Super Bowl 57

2/1/2023
John Clark sits down with Sal Paolantonio before making the trip to Arizona to watch the Eagles take on Andy Reid and the Chiefs in Super Bowl 57. 00:00 - Sal Paolantonio 01:01 - Preparing for a Super Bowl 02:48 - Eagles run game 04:40 - Offensive line 06:42 - Eagles passing game 08:30 - Chiefs Super Bowl experience 10:57 - Stopping the Chiefs 12:53 - Redzone weakness 15:49 - Getting to Mahomes 18:19 - Eagles coaches 20:30 - The real dream team? 22:16 - The job isn't done 26:58 - Predictions 29:46 - Another Wentz backup heading to a Super Bowl 32:30 - Tom Brady retiring See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:12

Best of the Eagles winning the NFC Championship

1/29/2023
John Clark was live on the field after the Eagles win over the 49ers in the NFC Championship: 00:00 - Takeoff 00:37 - A.J. Brown 02:22 - Dallas Goedert 03:04 - Jordan Mailata 06:13 - Lane Johnson 08:00 - Brandon Graham 11:15 - Haason Reddick 16:30 - DeVonta Smith 19:15 - Ndamukong Suh 21:36 - Nick Sirianni See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:26