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The Boo Birds Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week, in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

The Boo Birds Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week, in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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The Boo Birds Podcast is Philadelphia's hottest new sports podcast. Well, Philadelphia's newest sports podcast, at least. Hosts Joe Greenwich and John Saeger dive head first into the latest Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and Union news each week, mixing insight with a dash of irrationality – as is the Philadelphia way – and a strong sense of humor, because in this sports town, it's the only way to survive. The pair will also share their thoughts on the general sports news of the week, in addition to sharing their experiences as life-long Philadelphia sports fans with their listeners.

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English


Episodes

Carson Wentz is Gone and the NHL's Outdoor Games Should Be, Too

2/24/2021
This week, the guys return to the airwaves! Joe talks about his run in with COVID-19 before the guys discuss the Carson Wentz trade, featuring Joe's first diatribe of the episode and a pop culture reference you probably never thought you'd hear (7:50), the Phillies starting spring training (33:33), the Sixers remaining atop the Eastern Conference (38:56), and the Flyers taking part in one of the NHL's outdoor games in Lake Tahoe, featuring diatribe number two (47:31). Be sure to follow us...

Duration:01:00:05

A Quick Update from the Boo Birds

2/17/2021
Joe gives Boo Birds Nation a quick update on why you haven't heard from the guys in a couple weeks.

Duration:00:01:22

Why the Sixers are the #1 Team in the East

2/3/2021
This week, the guys talk about briefly about Temple legend John Chaney (4:21), new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni (7:29), the upcoming Super Bowl (9:54), the return of Didi Gregorius and the prospect of the Phillies signing Trevor Bauer (16:09), and the Flyers' recent performance (23:13) before John takes an in-depth look at what has made the Sixers the best team in the Eastern Conference over the first part of the NBA season (27:22). Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and...

Duration:00:49:33

25. J.T. Realmuto Emergency Pod!

1/28/2021
The Phillies are going to #SignJT, and the guys convened for an emergency pod to discuss it. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @BooBirdsPodcast and visit our website at BooBirdsPodcast.com.

Duration:00:24:28

24. 1/26/21: Goodbye Hank Aaron, Hello Nick Sirianni, and a Pop Quiz

1/26/2021
On this week's pod, the guys mourn the loss of baseball legend Hank Aaron (8:47) before talking about the Eagles' hire of Nick Sirianni (15:10), why Josh McDaniels receives so much hate even though he maybe shouldn't (22:34), and Duce Staley not getting the job (27:38). After brief stops on the Flyers and Sixers (33:44) as well as the upcoming Baseball Hall of Fame voting results (38:48), Joe quizzes John on his knowledge of the sports happenings of 2020 (44:02). Be sure to follow us on...

Duration:01:02:28

23. 1/19/21: Pederson and Harden Out; Scott Rolen into the Hall of Fame?

1/19/2021
On this week's episode of The Boo Birds Podcast, the guys discuss the end of the Doug Pederson era in Philadelphia, the direction of the Eagles organization, and who the next coach might be (4:19) before discussing the James Harden trade that wasn't (22:20) – they're fine with it – and the Flyers' start to the season (34:36). Finally, John pleads his case for why Scott Rolen should be in the Baseball Hall of Fame, which is then discussed in both broad strokes and great detail at the same...

Duration:01:07:50

22. 01/11/21: Eagles Season Wrap-Up with Roy Burton of Birds Outsiders

1/11/2021
This week, it's a "pre-mergency" pod discussing the Eagles' season in advance of the reported second meeting between Jeffrey Lurie and Doug Pederson early this week. Since misery loves company, Roy Burton of NBC Sports Philadelphia's Birds Outsiders joined the guys to talk about what went wrong this season (5:32) – spoiler alert: quite a bit! – and the next steps for the franchise, one of which may be coming within days (27:46). You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:01:02:27

21. 01/06/21: Tanks for the Memories

1/6/2021
In the first episode of 2021, the guys talk about how the Eagles just couldn't let everybody head quietly into the offseason without one more ridiculous controversy (4:39) before the preseason wins pool gets resolved...for now (16:55). After a quick look at Wild Card Weekend (19:14) and some Sixers talk (24:21), the guys delve into their favorite sports jerseys (32:37), leading to a shocking revelation that puts the future of the podcast in peril. You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:55:20

20. 12/29/20: Hindsight is 2020

12/29/2020
In the final episode of 2020, the guys discuss their respective Christmases, a John Reads The News™ segment that features two pitchers who may already be on a new team by the time you hear this (4:19), the loss in Dallas that effectively ended the Eagles' season (7:40), The Jalen Hurts Experience (13:18), a career shift for a polarizing former Eagle (21:06), the start of the Sixers' season (23:55), and a look back at some things that happened in sports in 2020 (32:40). You can find The Boo...

Duration:01:06:58

19. 12/22/20: The Boo Birds Christmas Spectacular

12/22/2020
Christmas is just days away, so the guys decided to plan their own virtual holiday party. First, of course, they discuss Sunday's Eagles–Cardinals game (5:00) and the ESPN.com story about Carson Wentz's trade demand (26:31), which one of the guys believes, and one does not. Finally, Joe and John give out theoretical Christmas gifts to some current and former Philadelphia athletes, as well as each other. (38:49). You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon...

Duration:00:52:06

18. 12/15/20: Saint Jalen

12/15/2020
What do you know? The Eagles knocked off the Saints! This week, the guys discuss the Birds' win over New Orleans and the performance of Jalen Hurts (3:47) before Joe speculates that Doug Pederson is a better coach with a backup quarterback (8:17), among other oddities about Sunday's win; the guys then move on to applauding the Phillies – one week after roasting them for half an hour – for the hire of Dave Dombrowski (24:54). You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google...

Duration:00:49:08

17. 12/08/20: The Phillies are Gonna Do What Now?

12/8/2020
Jalen Hurts finally replaced Carson Wentz this week, and the Boo Birds have thoughts (6:24); the guys also go deeper on whether the 2020 season can be salvaged and what that even means at this point (12:30), the life and times of Carson Wentz (16:51), and the situations of Doug Pederson and Howie Roseman (24:25). Then, John takes aim at the Phillies after they were rumored to be shopping Zack Wheeler amid an offseason of not actually doing anything (32:12) before the guys discuss the front...

Duration:01:02:15

16. 12/01/20: The Best Philadelphia Sports Movies

12/1/2020
The Eagles didn't play until Monday night, which means the guys avoided Eagles talk on this week's episode. Instead, the guys (mostly Joe) take the NFL to task for its handling of recent COVID-19 cases in Baltimore and Denver (9:59) before they (entirely Joe) go after MLS for its handling of its postseason bracket (16:30) and segue into a brief discussion of the Union's historic season (24:12). Finally, John breaks down his list of the best Philadelphia sports movies that he wrote for The...

Duration:00:57:10

15. 11/24/20: Union Playoff Preview with Matthew DeGeorge of the Delco Daily Times

11/24/2020
In a packed show, the guys talk about the Sixers' recent transactions on the trade and free agency markets (7:33) before giving the Eagles' loss to the Browns much more attention than it deserves (18:52). Then, a new feature is born as a listener tweet sparks a discussion about which Philadelphia coaches, past or present, the Boo Birds want to see throw hands (21:55). Finally, Matthew DeGeorge of the Delaware County Daily Times calls in as the pod's first-ever guest and goes deep with the...

Duration:01:11:03

14. 11/18/20: Third Downs and Lockdowns

11/18/2020
As Philadelphia begins to prepare for a second set of coronavirus-related restrictions, the guys talk about the Eagles' low-energy loss to the Giants on Sunday (8:00). They also debate the likelihood and the merits of a potential James Harden trade for the Sixers (23:49) before a little Masters talk wraps things up (35:17). You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter...

Duration:00:43:37

13. 11/11/20: Good Bye Week

11/11/2020
This week, the guys fail miserably in their attempt to put out a shorter episode during the Eagles' bye week. After the usual pleasantries and beverage-related buffoonery, the guys take a few minutes to reflect on the passing of legendary Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek (3:00) before discussing the Union's win over New England on Sunday that clinched the first trophy in club history and the team's playoff prospects (9:03). Then, since there was no Eagles game to talk about, they decided to take...

Duration:01:01:01

12. 11/03/20: The Least Infuriating Thing You'll Listen To Today

11/3/2020
While you're on your way to the polls, or while you're waiting in line to vote, or if you've already voted, take a break from the political talk and join the Boo Birds as they discuss the excitement of Daryl Morey joining the Sixers' front office (6:12), the frustration of Kevin Cash overmanaging in Game 6 of the World Series (21:59), the fury of seeing Justin Turner on the field after the game despite carrying a positive COVID-19 test result (31:42), and then the contractually obligated...

Duration:01:04:06

11. 10/27/20: Beasts of the Easts

10/27/2020
The Eagles are back in first place after a win over the Giants on Thursday Night Football (7:05). They're not the only ones, though, as the Union took Toronto FC behind the proverbial woodshed on Saturday night for a 5-0 beatdown that vaulted the local MLS side into first place with three matches remaining in this most irregular of regular seasons (31:48), and you best believe Joe talked about it at length. Finally, the guys talk about the preposterous finish to Game 4 of the World Series...

Duration:00:56:37

10. 10/20/20: Don't Call It a Comeback

10/20/2020
This week, the guys talk about a pretty weird Eagles loss to Baltimore (5:32), debate the winner of the Week 6 Quick Picks and discuss Week 7 (22:44), discuss the start of the Sixers' offseason plans (28:36), and touch on the Phillies lack of movement on their own offseason plans so far (37:46). You can find The Boo Birds Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; download, subscribe, and leave a five-star review! You can also find all of our...

Duration:00:45:06

9. 10/14/20: Chasing Claypool

10/14/2020
In the latest installment of The Boo Birds Podcast, the guys talk about Sunday's Eagles-Steelers disappointment (5:28), how the Union are doing (25:53), the validity of the NFL season (30:25) and who the league's surprise teams are (39:58), and finally, a brief chat about the NBA Finals (43:30) that inevitably leads to Joe delivering some form of the phrase "he was never coming back" multiple times with increasing levels of angst. Can you guess who he's talking about? You can find The Boo...

Duration:00:51:55