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Roger Bennett and Michael Davies discuss football. And wear blazers. Usually at the same time. The Men in Blazers are driven by the belief that soccer is America's sport of the future. As it has been since 1972.

Roger Bennett and Michael Davies discuss football. And wear blazers. Usually at the same time. The Men in Blazers are driven by the belief that soccer is America's sport of the future. As it has been since 1972.
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Roger Bennett and Michael Davies discuss football. And wear blazers. Usually at the same time. The Men in Blazers are driven by the belief that soccer is America's sport of the future. As it has been since 1972.




Men in Blazers 10/17/17

MiB feign excitement for Liverpool and Manchester United's goalless draw, marvel at a Mensa-level performance from Manchester City and break down Crystal Palace's upset over defending champions Chelsea. Plus, the fallout from last week's USMNT debacle.

Duration: 01:18:16

Men in Blazers 10/13/17: Mohsin Hamid Pod Special

Rog talks with Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author Mohsin Hamid about moving from California to Pakistan as a child, his new novel "Exit West," and how winning literature's Champions League equivalent would change his life.

Duration: 00:35:27

Men in Blazers 10/11/17: USMNT Emergency Pod

Rog and Davo discuss what went wrong for the USMNT during World Cup Qualifying and explore solutions for the future. Plus, Julie Foudy joins to preview the 2017 NWSL Final.

Duration: 01:29:28

Men in Blazers 10/03/17

Rog and Davo marvel at Pep Guardiola's masterclass in City's 1 - 0 win over Chelsea, beg Manchester United to stop hitting Premier League pinata Crystal Palace, and look ahead to a seismic week for U.S. Soccer.

Duration: 01:07:21

Men in Blazers 09/26/17

Rog and Davo recap football's equivalent of a Mentos in a Diet Coke, Leicester 2 - 3 Liverpool; break down wins for both Manchester clubs; and further ponder why there isn't a collective noun for "balds."

Duration: 01:01:58

Men in Blazers 09/21/17: Tommy Caldwell Pod Special

Rog talks with rock climber Tommy Caldwell about free climbing El Capitan's 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, being taken captive by militants in the Kyrgystan mountains, and his book, "The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits."

Duration: 00:22:08

Men in Blazers 09/19/17

Rog and Davo break down Arsenal's draw at Chelsea, Wazza's return to Old Trafford, and a robotic performance from Pep's City side. Plus, a musical number at the end.

Duration: 01:04:12

Men in Blazers 09/12/17

Rog and Davo break down City's systematic dismantling of 10-man Liverpool, Manchester United dropping points for the first time this season at Stoke City, and a drama-free week for Arsenal. #Welbz

Duration: 01:19:04

Men in Blazers 09/07/17: David Simon Pod Special

Rog talks with television creator/writer David Simon about his new HBO series "The Deuce," "The Wire's" legacy, and hating plausibly. WARNING: This Pod contains fruity language.

Duration: 00:42:34

Men in Blazers 08/31/17: MLS Pod Special with Dom Dwyer

Rog talks with English-born USMNT striker Dom Dwyer about taking a chance on junior college in the U.S., his trade from Sporting KC to Orlando City, and the emotions that accompany American citizenship. This program was recorded in front of a live "studio" audience.

Duration: 00:38:59

Men in Blazers 08/30/17

Rog and Davo relive Chelsea's 2 - 0 El Blazerico win over Everton, autopsy Arsenal after their 4 - 0 drubbing by Liverpool, and asks if Manchester City was an animal, which animal would they be?

Duration: 00:55:38

Men in Blazers 08/22/17

Rog and Davo break down Chelsea's win at Tottenham's footballing Airbnb, Wembley. Plus, another 4 - 0 win for Manchester United. And Wayne Rooney scores in Everton's 1 - 1 draw with Manchester City.

Duration: 01:04:52

Men in Blazers 08/17/17: Live at the British Embassy in Washington D.C.

Rog and Davo celebrate the return of the Premier League, live from the British Embassy in Washington D.C. Special guests include: CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett, CNN's Chris Cillizza and The British Ambassador to the USA, Sir Kim Darroch.

Duration: 00:56:29

Men in Blazers 08/14/17: Pod Special With Peter Moore

Rog speaks with Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore about the career odyssey that lead him to the boardroom of his childhood club, his time in charge at EA SPORTS FIFA, and his playing days at the Cleveland Cobras.

Duration: 00:49:44

Men in Blazers 08/10/17: David Wagner Pod Special

Rog talks with Huddersfield manager and German-born, former USMNT international David Wagner about his career arc, coaching philosophy, and his tiny Terriers' prospects in the unsentimental, unforgiving world of the Premier League.

Duration: 00:33:18

Men in Blazers 08/08/17

Rog and Davo return for a Premier League Preview Pod in which they explore all of the storylines heading into this new season, register their Top Four picks, relegation guesses and each tap a team that could surprise the masses.

Duration: 01:29:17

Men in Blazers 08/04/17: Fantasy Football Pod Special With John Wallin

Rog is joined by Togga's head of content and fantasy guru John Wallin for a strategy session the season ahead, including top picks, sleepers and a little something known as the "Tom Heaton Effect."

Duration: 00:43:18

Men in Blazers 08/01/17: Live in Chicago

Rog and Davo celebrate MLS All-Star Week, live from Chicago's Harris Theater with special guests Michael Bradley, Dom Dwyer, Dax McCarty and Jozy Altidore.

Duration: 01:45:15

Men in Blazers 07/25/17: MLS Pod Special with Brad Guzan

Rog talks with Atlanta United FC and USMNT goalkeeper Brad Guzan about his triumphant return to MLS, the pain of being relegated not once, but twice in the Premier League, and his ability to grow hair.

Duration: 00:22:33

Men in Blazers 07/17/17: Paul Clement Pod Special

Rog talks with Swansea City manager Paul Clement about last year's Great Escape, leadership in times of crisis, and whether Gylfi will be in a Swans strip next year.

Duration: 00:23:23

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