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The Sports Reporters

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Before “PTI” or “First Take” or any of today’s popular sports debate programs on TV, there was The Sports Reporters on ESPN. For nearly 30 years, every Sunday morning, top sportswriters exchanged in passionate, intelligent conversation about the major sports issues and personalities today. Now, anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica – two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members - the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives. In addition to Albom, of the Detroit Free Press, one of the most decorated sportswriters in history, and Lupica, of the New York Daily News, perhaps the country’s most recognized and opinionated sports scribe, a third voice will join each program, ranging from former Sports Reporters panelists like Bob Ryan, Manish Mehta and Christine Brennan, to new and fresh voices in the industry. Join the best conversation in sports every Monday and Friday

Before “PTI” or “First Take” or any of today’s popular sports debate programs on TV, there was The Sports Reporters on ESPN. For nearly 30 years, every Sunday morning, top sportswriters exchanged in passionate, intelligent conversation about the major sports issues and personalities today. Now, anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica – two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members - the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives. In addition to Albom, of the Detroit Free Press, one of the most decorated sportswriters in history, and Lupica, of the New York Daily News, perhaps the country’s most recognized and opinionated sports scribe, a third voice will join each program, ranging from former Sports Reporters panelists like Bob Ryan, Manish Mehta and Christine Brennan, to new and fresh voices in the industry. Join the best conversation in sports every Monday and Friday
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Before “PTI” or “First Take” or any of today’s popular sports debate programs on TV, there was The Sports Reporters on ESPN. For nearly 30 years, every Sunday morning, top sportswriters exchanged in passionate, intelligent conversation about the major sports issues and personalities today. Now, anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica – two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members - the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives. In addition to Albom, of the Detroit Free Press, one of the most decorated sportswriters in history, and Lupica, of the New York Daily News, perhaps the country’s most recognized and opinionated sports scribe, a third voice will join each program, ranging from former Sports Reporters panelists like Bob Ryan, Manish Mehta and Christine Brennan, to new and fresh voices in the industry. Join the best conversation in sports every Monday and Friday

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Episodes

The Sports Reporters - Episode 187 - The NBA crowns its Champion. And a compelling U.S. Open

6/17/2019
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After winning the NBA Championship with the Raptors does Kawhi Leonard move on? How the Anthony Davis trade shakes up the league. And is the Warriors dynasty over? Discussing the pure dominance of the U.S. women's national soccer team so far. And what an ending to the U.S. Open in golf... Gary Woodland holds off the back-to-back champ!

Duration:00:53:06

The Sports Reporters - Episode 186 - How Kevin Durant's injury impacts the entire NBA. St. Louis Blues make history in the NHL. A U.S. Open Preview

6/13/2019
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Mike and Mitch are joined by Robert Wuhl to discuss how Kevin Durant's injury affects the NBA Finals and beyond. Can the Warriors come back to win the series? Or is Toronto destined to win it all? What does it all mean for the off season? And did the Warriors and Durant succumb to the pressure of a three-peat? Plus, how the Blues went from basement dwellers to Stanley Cup champs. And a U.S. Open preview ahead of a fantastic sports weekend!

Duration:00:47:30

The Sports Reporters - Episode 185 - Can the Raptors close out the NBA Finals? Rafael Nadal's place in tennis history. And Game 7 in NHL finals.

6/10/2019
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Can the Toronto Raptors take down the defending champs? Will the Warriors come back? What will free agency hold? Rafael Nadal wins the French Open for the 12th time. And discussing the NHL Finals game 7.

Duration:00:48:18

The Sports Reporters - Episode 184 - NBA Finals Game 3 Observations. A Hockey debate you don't want to miss! And ranking the Federer-Nadal rivalry.

6/6/2019
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Can the Warriors overcome injuries to win the title? If the Raptors win, is the title tarnished in any way due to the Warriors injuries? Ok, where is the real Hockey Town USA? Boston or Detroit? And why the surface you play on in tennis is so important.

Duration:00:43:29

The Sports Reporters - Episode 183 - NBA Finals. A Dodger off to a historic start. And is Serena's dominance over in tennis?

6/3/2019
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The Golden State Warriors have an explosive third quarter in game 2 of the NBA Finals to tie up the series. Can the Raptors recover as the series shifts to Golden State? What a fun series to watch and enjoy. French Open update. And two MLB teams are rising to the top... Can the continue it through the whole year?

Duration:00:52:08

The Sports Reporters - Episode 182 - NBA Finals breakdown & predictions. Plus, previewing the Yankees Red Sox series

5/30/2019
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Discussing the names to watch in the NBA Finals. Can Kawhi carry the Raptors to a title? Who will be the key factor? And who you picking to win it all? Plus, after a young fan was struck by a foul ball... Should MLB consider extending the protective netting all the way to the foul poles?

Duration:00:53:19

The Sports Reporters - Episode 181 - First thoughts on the NBA Finals and celebrating the life and career of Bill Buckner

5/28/2019
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Do you give a "punchers" chance to the Toronto Raptors over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals? Can Kawhi continue to carry the Raptors? Plus, what it will all mean for this summers' free agency... Is Boston truly hockey town USA? And we remember the life and career of the great Bill Buckner.

Duration:00:48:17

The Sports Reporters - Episode 180 - GSW place in history. Drake's shenanigans. And it's all about beating the bad teams in MLB

5/23/2019
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Why we need to sit back and appreciate the Golden State Warriors. How they define the modern game. And why they are must watch T.V. Does Kawhi Leonard have enough left to will the raptors to the finals? Or will the more complete Bucks capture the East crown. What does all the drama in LA mean for LeBron? Who will actually team up with him? And why it's all about feasting on the weaker teams in major league baseball.

Duration:00:55:24

The Sports Reporters - Episode 179 - The Weekend that was in the NBA Playoffs & Brooks Koepka holds on to win the PGA Championship

5/20/2019
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Sports happens! What a wild weekend in the NBA playoffs. Can the Raptors make it a series? The Warriors on cruise control... Is their current run comparable to Jordan and the Bulls' run? Celebrating Steph and Draymond. Plus, an impressive win for Brooks Koepka winning his 4th major.

Duration:00:47:19

The Sports Reporters - Episode 178 - More NBA Playoffs, Free Agency, GSW Future

5/15/2019
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More NBA Playoffs, The future of the Golden State Warriors, NBA free agency, The no-call in the Sharks-Blues game...and...Parting Shots: New York Sports un-scene, channeling MLB HOF Joe Sewell, and College coaches happily upsell to NBA.

Duration:00:49:11

The Sports Reporters - Episode 177 - Exclusively the NBA Playoffs

5/13/2019
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Exclusively NBA...Buzzer beating game 7 winning Raptors...41 points by Kawhi Leonard...Athletic Character...Changing the chemistry...Is Brown in trouble? How Steph Curry reminded everyone that he is still Steph Curry. Best player in the gym in the Eastern Conference Finals? Roads to Coaching search for Lakers leads to Frank Vogel. Partying Shots: Red Sox and Cora; Salute to BlueJays' Edwin Jackson; NBA Draft incoming "lists"

Duration:00:51:57

The Sports Reporters - Episode 176 - Are the Warriors losing their grip on the West? Is Giannis the best player in the NBA? NHL playoffs and a no hitt

5/8/2019
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Discussing the four NBA playoffs match ups... Is Kyrie Irving un coachable? Why Rockets vs Warriors feels like the finals. Kawhi Leonard continues his impressive playoff run. And the country is starting to pay attention to Portland vs Denver. A wild NHL Playoffs. And the first no hitter of the year in baseball...

Duration:00:58:52

The Sports Reporters - Episode 175 - Kentucky Derby Finish. Plus, an NBA Playoff Whip-Around

5/6/2019
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Robert Wuhl joins the Sports reporters to discuss a historic Kentucky Derby. Was the right call made? And breaking down an exciting NBA playoffs.

Duration:00:51:58

The Sports Reporters - Episode 174 - The dynamics of playoff basketball. And remembering Gino Marchetti

5/1/2019
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Breaking down the remaining NBA playoff match-ups. Where is Kevin Durant's place in history? Why the Celtics are living and dying by the Kyrie. Who is having the bigger coming out party? Damian Lillard or Nikola Jokic? Can Kawhi carry the Raptors? Plus, we remember an icon... Gino Marchetti.

Duration:00:55:16

The Sports Reporters - Episode 173 - Celtics clicking at the right time. Dissecting the N.Y. Giants draft. And remembering a NBA great

4/29/2019
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Robert Wuhl joins the Sports Reporters! Can the West be won by a team other than the Warriors? Let the ref lobbying begin... The Celtics seem to have found their "essence". What were the Giants thinking during the NFL draft? And John Havlicek stories.

Duration:00:51:11

The Sports Reporters - Episode 172 - NFL Draft Talk. A compelling & entertaining NBA Playoffs. And the talented youth in the MLB

4/25/2019
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Robert Wuhl joins the Sports Reporters! What will Arizona do with the top pick in the NFL draft? Who is the best player in the draft? Damian Lillard has officially arrived. And why the guys are looking forward to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The injury riddled Yankees keep on winning. And the amazing amount of young talent in the game today...

Duration:00:53:54

The Sports Reporters - Episode 171 - Is the NFL draft worth all the hype? A tasty round 2 match-up in the NBA Playoffs. And discussing Harper's tirade

4/23/2019
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Do you like all the hype surrounding the NFL Draft? IS Kyler Murray the top pick overall? Discussing the Celtics vs Bucks round two playoff match-up. And what you need to know about the Baseball season.

Duration:00:53:13

The Sports Reporters - Episode 170 - NBA Playoffs. Everything seems to be going wrong for the Red Sox. And the Seahawks lock up Wilson

4/17/2019
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Discussing the NBA Playoffs. Who is the favorite? And what is the plan for the Lakers? Can the Red Sox still repeat as champs after this slow start? And is Russell Wilson worth the big time money he just got?

Duration:00:47:27

The Sports Reporters - Episode 169 - Breaking down Tiger's Masters win. The intensity picks up in the NBA playoffs.

4/15/2019
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Is Tiger Woods' Masters victory the greats sports story of all time? How he navigated a crowded Sunday leader board. And any surprises in the opening weekend of the NBA playoffs?

Duration:00:47:02

The Sports Reporters - Episode 168 - Magic steps down in L.A. NBA Playoff pairings. Setting up the Masters

4/11/2019
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Was Magic Johnson in over his head as the President of the Lakers? Any NBA playoff match-ups intrigue you? And will Rory McIlroy complete his career grand slam with a win at the Masters?

Duration:00:54:52