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The last PGA major of the year kicks off over in Northern Ireland. Who do the guys like? Discussing the NCAA transfer portal... Is it equal to free agency? And is it good or bad for college sports? Plus, the Nationals continue to rise and the Phillies continue to fall... Can either of them catch the Braves?
Novak Djokovic wins his 16th Grand Slam! Breaking down the thrilling Wimbledon Final. And are Djokovic, Nadal and Federer all the G.O.A.T? Plus, where does Serena Williams go from here after losing in the women's final? Discussing the Chris Paul - Russell Westbrook trade... How does Westbrook fit in? Is Harden the key to making it work? And how does ego factor into it all?
The great Hank Azaria sits on the panel today as they discuss the upcoming Super Bowl, the Baseball Hall of Fame vote and why they don't like the NBA All-Star Game. All that plus Parting Shots in today's episode of the Sports Reporters Podcast.
Nadal and Federer set for an epic clash at Wimbledon. Why this tournament always seems to provide compelling sports moments. The second half of the baseball season on the horizon. Interesting story-lines heading toward the fall. And the NBA comish had some interesting thoughts on free agency...
Today the panel discusses when tweets from a professional athletes past comes back to haunt them. Plus, which NFL QB has the most pressure to perform on him this season? All that and more in today's episode of The Sports Reporters.
Is it good for business in the NBA to have a lack of continuity on teams? How Kawhi's decision changes the league... Are the Clippers the favorite or overrated? And are the Warriors being overlooked now? Plus, the U.S. Women's National Team claims the World Cup trophy! What's next for the sport? And discussing Wimbledon.
Today the panel discusses the news coming out of New England where an alleged rift between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick has Pats fans up in arms. The nominees for the basketball hall of fame have been announced and the guys give their take on who is in and who is out. All that plus Parting Shots coming up in this episode of The Sports Reporters Podcast.
The US Women's National Soccer Team is one win away from the world cup trophy! What does this team mean to women's athletics? The under the radar off season signing in the MLB not named Harper or Machado... And if Kawhi joins the Lakers... Will it be the best team assembled?
A major shift in New York basketball! The Sports Reports break down the early movement in NBA free agency. What does it all mean for the league? Who is the favorite heading into next season? Where will Kawhi end up signing?
Andrew Siciliano joins the show! K.D. opts out in Golden State... What does it all mean? Who will sign first in free agency? And how much is ego involved? Plus, are the personalities of the USWNT becoming a bigger story than their play? Any why baseball is a tougher sell than football across the pond.