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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.
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Bristol, CT

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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

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@podcenter

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English

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ESPN Viewer Response ESPN Plaza Bristol, CT 06010 1-888-549-3776


Episodes

The Big Return

12/15/2017
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Stephen A. and Max preview Aaron Rodger's return and other big NFL games this weekend, discuss LeBron's post-game mystery words with Lonzo Ball and more! Joel Embiid stops by.

Duration: 01:25:15


Rodgers To The Rescue?

12/14/2017
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Aaron Rodgers can lead the Packers to the playoffs, preview the AFC battle between the Pats and Steelers, recap Lavar Ball on the Breakfast Club and more.

Duration: 01:03:54


Lakers or Knicks?

12/13/2017
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the future is brighter for the Knicks or the Lakers, if the Packers can make the playoffs now with Aaron Rodgers returning and are joined by RG3.

Duration: 01:19:48


Bizarro Brady

12/12/2017
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Stephen A. and Max react to Jay Cutler outplaying Tom Brady on MNF, can Nick Foles step up for Philly, Donald Trump is named the Most Influential Person In Sports and more.

Duration: 01:20:52


Broken Dreams?

12/11/2017
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Stephen A. and Max question whether the Eagles are done now that Carson Wentz tore his ACL, react to the fireworks in the Seahawks-Jaguars game and more.

Duration: 01:25:10


Speaking Up

12/8/2017
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Donovan McNabb fills in for Stephen A. to debate Max on if TNF is bad for the NFL, if LaVar is ruining Lonzo's rookie season and more. Plus, a look at the big Eagles-Rams matchup and Tim Tebow joins the show!

Duration: 01:19:15


Farewell Herm Edwards

12/7/2017
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Will Cain fills in for Stephen A. to debate Max on if the NFL owners made a bad decision extending Roger Goodell's contract and are joined by Herm Edwards before he leaves ESPN.

Duration: 01:18:17


Who is NFL MVP?

12/6/2017
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Donovan McNabb fills in for Stephen A. to debate Max on how the Warriors will fare without Steph Curry, who the NFL MVP is and much more.

Duration: 01:19:42


Brutal Night

12/5/2017
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Stephen A. & Max react to the brutal MNF game between the Steelers and Bengals, LaVar Ball pulling his son out of UCLA, the Giants' firings, the Rockets impressive start to the season and much more.

Duration: 01:17:33


CFP Teams Set

12/4/2017
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the CFP Committee got their final Playoff Rankings correct, what the Eagles loss to the Seahawks mean to their season and much more.

Duration: 01:22:33


How 'Bout Them Cowboys

12/1/2017
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Max & Stephen A. recap the Cowboys' win over Washington, debate if the NFL deal with the player's coalition was a good deal and more! Bomani Jones and Tim Tebow join the show!

Duration: 01:24:41


Lonzo-Steph Showdown

11/30/2017
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Stephen A. & Max react to the Warriors' OT win against the Lakers, question how far the Giants reputation has fallen and more! Rappers Fabolous and Jadakiss join the show!

Duration: 01:22:39


Giants bench Eli; LeBron ejected for first time

11/29/2017
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Stephen A. & Max debate if now was the right time to bench Eli Manning and what does it mean for the rest of his career. Also, they react to LeBron being ejected on Tuesday night.

Duration: 01:18:32


Grizzly Situation

11/28/2017
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman recap the Cavs' win over the 76ers and question what's going on with the Grizzlies. Plus, Patriots WR Brandin Cooks joins the show!

Duration: 01:24:40


Tennessee Debacle

11/27/2017
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Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate if the Chiefs should bench Alex Smith, share their reactions from the Tennessee debacle and more.

Duration: 01:11:12


Is Garrett's Time Up?

11/24/2017
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Stephen A. and Max debate if Jason Garrett is on the hot seat, react to the Thanksgiving NFL games and preview the weekend's biggest match-ups. Tim Tebow joins to talk CFP.

Duration: 01:24:54


Thanksgiving Showdowns

11/23/2017
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Stephen A. Smith & Max Kellerman react to Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant's showdown from Thursday night, share their picks for all the NFL Thanksgiving Day matchups and more.

Duration: 01:17:41


Guess Who's Back!

11/22/2017
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Max and Stephen A. react to Ben Roethlisberger's recent comments, address the latest Donald Trump tweets, react to Tyrod Taylor being named the Bills Week 12 starter and more.

Duration: 01:23:28


Costly Mistake

11/21/2017
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Stephen A. & Max debate if the Seahawks are done after their loss to the Falcons, if the Cowboys quit vs the Eagles and are joined by World Series MVP George Springer.

Duration: 01:23:56


Eagles Keep Flying

11/20/2017
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Stephen A. and Max react to the Eagles' thrashing of the Cowboys, question if the Bills messed up in starting Nathan Peterman, LeBron's comments on Colin Kaepernick being blackballed and more.

Duration: 01:25:44

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