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The latest from the world of sports, culture and food from the editors of For The Win.
Super Bowl 54 prop bets
January 30, 2020
Lets get into some fun Super Bowl 54 prop bets.
Remembering Kobe Bryant
January 28, 2020
NBA writers Mark Medina and Alex Kennedy join the For The Win podcast for a special look at Kobe Bryant's legacy and the impact his...
Does Eli Manning belong in the HOF?
January 23, 2020
Bringing you some hot Eli takes, plus Gritty the mascot is in some hot water.
Wh are there so few black head coaches in the NFL?
January 9, 2020
A discussion about the Rooney Rule, the lack of black NFL head coaches plus our beef of the week!
Is this the last time Tom Brady suits up as a Patriot
January 2, 2020
The Patriots play in an NFL wild card game for the first time in YEARS, plus Dancia and Aaron bought a house and our worst fan of the week.
The Patriots are involved in another videotape scandal
December 12, 2019
The Patriots are involved in another videotape scandal. Plus, we got a Beef of the Week and some Baby Yoda squealing.
Is Tom Brady washed?
December 5, 2019
Is Tom Brady washed? Plus, LeBron James gets a little too celebratory on the sidelines and that awful Peloton ad.
Lamar Jackson and revisionist history
November 27, 2019
We talk about Lamar Jackson and the weird bit of revisionist history happening in sports at the moment, plus breakdown the controversy...
Breaking down the James Wiseman suspension
November 21, 2019
We break down the James Wiseman suspension and discuss Tua's injury. Plus, we got a Beef of the Week and hand out the Worst Fan of the...
What Colin Kaepernick's NFL workout really means
November 14, 2019
We break down why Colin Kaepernick's NFL workout isn't what it seems.
Kawhi Leonard and NBA load management
November 7, 2019
The NBA season is barely underway and we're already talking about NBA load management.
MLB needs robot umpires and candy corn is the greatest Halloween treat
October 31, 2019
Houston Astros, Tom Brady and more
October 24, 2019
A look at the Houston Astros disaster of a week, Tom Brady's Netflix cameo and why is everyone hating on Marvel movies?
LeBron James makes a rare misstep
October 17, 2019
We get into LeBron's China comments, which he's been widely criticized over, plus pick our worst fan of the week and share some thoughts...
The ongoing problem of the NBA in China
October 10, 2019
The ongoing problem of the NBA in China, plus Baker Mayfield appears in our Beef of the Week and Evan gives us his thoughts on The Joker.
2019 NHL Stanley Cup predictions, plus a musical beef of the week
October 3, 2019
We can not stress how little thought we put into these NHL predictions. Plus, Dame and Shaq face off in our beef of the week!
The charges against Auston Matthews are no laughing matter
September 26, 2019
Why does hockey media seem to be missing the point with the charges against Auston Matthews? Plus, we name the fan of the week and talk...
NFL injuries are sweeping the league
September 19, 2019
A rash of NFL injuries are sweeping the league. Is it ever OK to cheer when a player goes down? Plus, a lot of famous people, including...
How not to talk about Antonio Brown
September 12, 2019
Don't try to draw a line between what Antonio Brown did on the field and the allegations of sexual assault and rape.
Ezekiel Elliott’s historic deal
September 5, 2019
Ezekiel Elliott’s historic deal plus we make our picks for the most and least woke NFL teams.
Andrew Luck's retirement and what it means
August 30, 2019
We've got a few thoughts on Andrew Luck's retirement, plus we go over the beef that wasn't between Shaq and Kobe and thoughts on The...
Baker Mayfield, XFL Names and Spider-Man
August 23, 2019
There's no way we don't hit what's going on with Spider-Man and Sony/Marvel. But first, let's see just how annoying Baker Mayfield is...
A closer look at Jay-Z's partnership with the NFL
August 16, 2019
We take a look at the NFL and Roc Nation partnership and what that means for activism and Colin Kaepernick. Plus, Antonio Brown and his...
Dabo Swinney, Field of Dreams and Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross
August 9, 2019
Our podcast is of the unequivocal opinion that SoulCycle sucks and you should boycott it no matter who the financier is donating money towards.
LeBron James: Enthusiastic about fatherhood and tacos
August 2, 2019
We get into the return of Nathan Peterman, LeBron James' enthusiasm about fatherhood and tacos and more.
Dan Le Batard and sticking to sports
July 26, 2019
We talk about Dan Le Batard's comments and whether sticking to sports is even possible. Plus, the worst fan of the week and some...
Which NBA player is having the best offseason?
July 19, 2019
Is it LeBron? Kawhi? Plus, we really dig into all the hate Ayesha Curry seems to get and talk about the new Spider-Man movie that is not...
A week of celebrating the USWNT
July 12, 2019
Let's talk about the swagger of the USWNT, plus Serena and Wimbledon and why you don't need to body shame Zion.
Why the new NCAA rule changes are bad, plus Megan Rapinoe vs Trump
June 28, 2019
Why the new NCAA rule changes are bad, plus Megan Rapinoe vs Trump in our Beef of the Week segment.
A closer look at Kevin Durant's injury
June 14, 2019
A closer look at Kevin Durant's injury
Our pick for Worst Fan in the World
June 7, 2019
This week, we talked about some of our choices for Worst Fan in the World.
Richie Incognito, NBA Finals predictions
May 30, 2019
Head NFL writer Steven Ruiz gives his thoughts on the Richie Incognito signing, plus we make NBA Finals predictions. And there's a very...
Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career
May 24, 2019
Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career, plus do you know how much a gallon of milk costs?
Why missed calls are just part of being a sports fan
May 17, 2019
NHL referring in the playoffs has been inconsistent at best, but botched and missed calls are just a part of being a sports fan.
Kevin Durant and the Warriors, plus the Red Sox visit the White House
May 10, 2019
We get into the impact of KD's injury, plus the controversy around the Red Sox visiting the White House and close out with some thoughts...
Who won the NFL Draft?
May 3, 2019
Who won the NFL Draft? Plus, we breakdown Avengers: Endgame.
NFL Draft talk plus Dame Lillard's crazy night
April 25, 2019
Steven Ruiz talkes about what he hates about the NFL Draft, plus we go bonkers over Dame Lillard's crazy night.
Bat flips, Russell Wilson and Ovechkin's fight
April 19, 2019
Are bat flips OK in baseball? Plus, we break down the weirdness of Russell Wilson's social media video and do some fun Avengers prop bets.
If you're going to quit, quit like Magic Johnson
April 12, 2019
We hit up Magic Johnson leaving the Lakers, Kyle Korver's Players' Tribune piece plus Stanley Cup Playoff predictions.
Bryce Harper returns to DC
April 5, 2019
We look at Bryce Harper's return to DC, why a women's amateur tournament at Augusta is too little, too late and we pick The Worst Fan in...
Is Bryce Harper a traitor? And more outlandish sports takes
March 29, 2019
Hemal, Evan and Steven talk about all the Bryce Harper hate from Nats fans, plus some more Tom Izzo thoughts and we check in our March...
OBJ to the Cleveland Browns
March 15, 2019
We get into the OBJ trade to the Browns, plus talk about the college admissions scandal and give our thoughts on the new Captain Marvel film.
The NFL Combine is dumb… and so is the Antonio Brown situation
March 8, 2019
On this week’s episode, we discuss the biggest winner and loser of the NFL Scouting Combine and what’s going on with Antonio Brown...
Bryce Harper to the Phillies
March 1, 2019
Bryce Harper will join the Phillies on a record-breaking, 13-year, $330-million contract.
Should Zion Williamson keep playing for Duke? Or sit out until the Draft?
February 22, 2019
After giving everyone a scare and suffering a knee sprain on Wednesday night, should Zion sit out the rest of the year so he can be...
What is happening with Anthony Davis and the Pelicans?
February 15, 2019
We break down the dysfunction of the Pelicans and Anthony Davis plus some thoughts on Kareem Hunt, the Jets coaches and belated...
Taraji P Henson on playing an NBA agent in 'What Men Want'
February 8, 2019
We talked to actress Taraji P. Henson and director Adam Shankman about their new film What Men Want and got some inside scoop on what it...
Breaking down the Kristaps Porzingis trade to Dallas
February 1, 2019
It's almost Super Bowl Sunday, but we need to process the Knicks trading Porzingis to Dallas.
Super Bowl prop bets
January 25, 2019
We talk about how Saints fans need to calm down, the best Super Bowl prop bets, plus whether or not Black Panther deserves to be...
Clemson's White House fast food feast
January 18, 2019
The fact that Clemson got served fast food at the White House is not a problem. It's that they got served bad, room temperature fast food.
Kliff Kingsbury clearly is ready for the NFL. But is it ready for him?
January 11, 2019
Kliff Kingsbury clearly is ready for the NFL. But is it ready for him?
Inside the Antonio Brown drama
January 4, 2019
The Steelers are a mess. Antonio Brown, the team’s best player, wants out. Plus, if anyone can call himself the GOAT it's LeBron.
A brief review of 2018: Best beef, best couple, most woke
December 28, 2018
We pick the best sports beef of 2018, best couple, which team or athlete had the worst year, plus hand out the crown for most woke athlete.
A breakdown of Stephen A. Smith's remarkably tone deaf take on Josh Gordon
December 21, 2018
Plus, how to get out of the cycle of Christmas gift giving and our best sports moments of 2018.
Did Steph Curry just troll NASA?
December 14, 2018
Did Steph troll NASA? How dangerous is it really to think the moon landing is fake? Plus some thoughts on the new Avengers trailer.
Debunking of Jay Gruden's excuse for passing on Kaepernick
December 7, 2018
Join us as we talk about the Redskins, Kaepernick, and more NFL drama. Plus, a fond farewell to one of the best, Chris Chase.
Redskins have failed in handling the Reuben Foster signing
November 30, 2018
The Redskins have failed miserably in how they've handled signing Reuben Foster.
November 23, 2018
In a special post holiday episode, we talk about the Rodgers family drama, share some of our own, plus what to do with leftovers. Bonus...
A look back at the NASCAR season
November 20, 2018
FTW's Michelle Martinelli joins us to look back on the NASCAR season: What Joey Logano's championship means and what could save the...
Kevin Love on mental health and toxic masculinity
November 16, 2018
Kevin Love joins us for a in depth talk about mental health advocacy, toxic masculinity and his struggle with anxiety and depression.
Will Bryce Harper stay with the Nationals or sign elsewhere?
November 13, 2018
Will Bryce Harper stay with the Nationals or sign elsewhere? Should he take a three-year deal? And is the approach teams will take with...
Taking sides in the Le'Veon Bell drama
November 9, 2018
Plus, Beef of the Week and some thoughts on the the Carson Wentz and Mike Trout hunting trip of a lifetime. Also, raise your hand if you...
Should teams really trade for Jimmy Butler?
November 6, 2018
FTW's Nick Schwartz drops by to do a little NBA buy/sell: Is LeBron James an MVP candidate? Will the Rockets keep being mediocre? Should...
Are the Browns the most dysfunctional team in the NFL?
November 2, 2018
We cover the Browns, have some thoughts on DJ Durkin Maryland's toxic football culture, plus Hemal tries to get Steve and Evan to watch...
Breaking down the Red Sox World Series title
October 30, 2018
FTW's Ted Berg stops by to look back at the Red Sox winning another title, to defend Dodgers manager Dave Roberts and break down Manny...
Sports Beef of the Week
October 26, 2018
Big week for sports drama. We talk about Curt Schilling and the Red Sox, Rajon Rondo and CP3, plus Malcom Jenkins calling out Blake Bortles.
Food Network star Bobby Flay on horse racing and the Knicks
October 22, 2018
Chef and Food Network star Bobby Flay stops by to talk about the Facebook Watch horse-racing series he's producing, if his competition...
What are the expectations for LeBron in LA?
October 18, 2018
What are the expectations for LeBron in LA? We talk about the best basketball player in the world and the worst NFL player in the world.
Who can beat the Crimson Tide?
October 16, 2018
Michelle Martinelli stops by to talk about Alabama's dominance, who could beat the Crimson Tide and if sports dynasties are a bad thing.
Jimmy Butler's Timberwolves eruption
October 12, 2018
We break down Jimmy Butler's drama with the Timberwolves, plus some more thoughts on the Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov dust up.
2018-19 NBA season preview
October 9, 2018
FTW's Evan Thorpe stops by to preview the 2018-19 NBA season, from LeBron James's Lakers to how the Celtics will fare in the East.
On Tom Wilson and his 20 game suspension
October 5, 2018
The NHL season is only a few days old and the Capitals will be without Tom Wilson for 20 games. Was that the right call?
Will Patrick Mahomes keep this up?
October 2, 2018
FTW's NFL writer Steven Ruiz stops by to buy and sell on trends: Will Patrick Mahomes keep this up? Are the Patriots mediocre? And more
2018 Ryder Cup: Will Team USA prevail?
September 25, 2018
FTW's Nick Schwartz stops by to preview the 2018 Ryder Cup: Will Team USA prevail with a star-studded squad?
Are the NFL's efforts to prevent injuries working?
September 21, 2018
Chris Korman joins host Ted Berg to discuss the various measures the NFL has taken to mitigate its concussion epidemic.
Stephen A. Smith, and things of that nature
September 18, 2018
FTW's Nina Mandell stops by to talk about her feature on ESPN's Stephen A. Smith and what makes the "First Take" personality tick
How sorry can you feel for a pro athlete worth $200 million?
September 14, 2018
After missing more than two full years rehabbing a back condition, Mets third baseman David Wright announced the end of his playing...
Breaking down the reactions to Serena Williams at the US Open
September 11, 2018
FTW's Michelle Martinelli stops by to talk about the reaction to Serena Williams' US Open argument with a chair umpire
Nike's new Colin Kaepernick ad and what it means for the NFL
September 7, 2018
A deeper look into Nike's new Colin Kaepernick ad and what it means for the NFL.
NFL divisional picks, Super Bowl predictions
September 4, 2018
FTW's football writer Steven Ruiz stops by to preview the 2018 season with divisional picks, Super Bowl predictions and teams who will...
Is Aaron Rodgers really worth $33.5 million a year?
August 31, 2018
According to our head NFL writer Steven Ruiz, yes. Stay for the analysis of the Odell Beckham Jr. deal as well.
All Things Serena Williams
August 28, 2018
FTW managing editor Nina Mandell stops by to talk all things Serena Williams as the U.S. Open begins: Reactions to her catsuit being...
Reader questions grab bag
August 24, 2018
Ted Berg talks about the best nicknames in baseball, TV shows that should never get the reboot treatment, plus our idea for a new...
A look ahead to the 2018 NFL season
August 21, 2018
FTW editor Chris Korman joins us to break down how the new tackling rules and the national anthem protests will affect the 2018 NFL season
After retiring, surfer Mick Fanning is happier than ever
August 17, 2018
Surfer Mick Fanning has something of a dream life. Well known for fighting off a great white shark, Fanning talked to us about leaving...
Breaking down the MLB playoff races
August 14, 2018
FTW's Ted Berg stops by to break down the MLB playoff races, how lame it is the Blue Jays haven't called up Vlad Guerrero Jr. and why...
Would you eat this 7 pound burger?
August 10, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals are challenging fans to eat a ridiculous 7-pound burger for $75. We talked about this monstrosity of a food item...
A closer look at The Bachelorette finale
August 7, 2018
FTW'S Steven Ruiz stops by to sum up The Bachelorette finale and breaks down a crazy season of MTV's "The Challenge."
Urban Meyer and Ohio State
August 3, 2018
Managing editor Nina Mandell wonders how much progress we've really made in how we talk about domestic violence.
Breaking down this season of "The Bachelorette"
July 31, 2018
FTW's resident "Bachelorette" experts Nick Schwartz and Steven Ruiz break down the competitors this season and make their pick for who...
Some thoughts on Josh Hader
July 27, 2018
A closer look at Josh Hader's standing ovation and what to watch during a pretty slow sports week.
Is Tiger Woods back?
July 24, 2018
FTW's Nick Schwartz stops by to discuss whether we can officially say Tiger Woods is back, plus Kevin Love's extension and what Kawhi...
An inspiring talk with surfer Bethany Hamilton
July 20, 2018
In 2003, Bethany Hamilton survived a shark attack but didn't let losing an arm derail her surfing career. Hamilton has earned a wild...
Bryce Harper's Home Run Derby
July 17, 2018
FTW's Michelle Martinelli stops by to talk Bryce Harper's Home Run Derby, why NASCAR has been boring this year and Serena Williams' Wimbledon run
World Cup Final preview
July 13, 2018
Kylian Mbappe has dazzled for France at this World Cup and could be a difference maker in the Final against Croatia. Plus, Croatia...
What to know before NFL training camps begin
July 10, 2018
FTW's NFL expert Steven Ruiz stops by to break down some early fantasy football takes -- sleepers, busts and more -- before NFL training...
MLB at the All-Star break
July 6, 2018
FTW's Ted Berg stops by to break down baseball at the All-Star Break, how weird the playoff races in the American League are, and the...
Golden State Warriors' Quinn Cook on being an NBA champion
July 3, 2018
Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook shares what it was really like after the Warriors won the championship, and talks about his...
A look inside YouTube's 2Hype house
June 29, 2018
At the 2Hype house, YouTubing is a lucrative full-time job. Alysha Tsuji takes you inside the stories of the guys behind the the 2Hype House.
What are LeBron James' free agent options?
June 26, 2018
FTW's Evan Thorpe stops by to break down LeBron James' free agent options and talks about other big-name NBA free agents.
A closer look at World Cup countries’ cuisines
June 22, 2018
To celebrate the 2018 World Cup, For The Win’s Ted Berg is sampling various World Cup countries’ cuisines in the New York City area.
Everything you need to know about the 2018 NBA Draft
June 19, 2018
FTW's Andrew Joseph stops by to preview the 2018 NBA draft and talk about the opening days of the 2018 World Cup
Is the Bachelorette sports?
June 15, 2018
Steven Ruiz takes a break from the NFL to talk about this season of the Bachelorette.
2018 U.S. Open Preview
June 12, 2018
FTW's Nick Schwartz drops by to preview the 2018 U.S. Open, the World Cup and LeBron James's upcoming free agency.
Part 3: Inside the Stanley Cup Final
June 11, 2018
In this episode of Inside the Stanley Cup Final we’ll talk to the D.C. faithful and take a closer look at what the Capitals first...
Breaking down the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup win
June 8, 2018
The Capitals cliched their first Stanley Cup in franchise history last night. We break down the playoffs and their historic victory.
Part 2: Inside the Stanley Cup Final
June 6, 2018
The Golden Knights and Capitals have played about 100 games of hockey this season, and they have the bumps, bruises and stitches to show...
NBA Finals and the J.R. Smith gaffe
June 6, 2018
FTW's Evan Thorpe drops by to break down the NBA Finals, what changes he'd make to the Cavaliers' lineup, the J.R. Smith gaffe and the...
Part 1: Inside the 2018 Stanley Cup Final
June 2, 2018
In our new, three-part audio series, For The Win takes you inside the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington...
The Bachelorette, Bill Belichick and the NFL national anthem policy
June 2, 2018
FTW's Steven Ruiz drops by to talk about covering ex-NFL players on "The Bachelorette," what ex-Patriots are saying about playing under...
NBA Preview: Cavs-Warriors one more time
May 29, 2018
We ask what happened to the Rockets last night, who was a standout for the Warriors and why you should embrace Cavs-Warriors one more time.
Danica Patrick's goodbye to racing
May 25, 2018
It's a sneaky big weekend in sports. Nick Schwartz breaks down what to watch and gives some non-spoilery thoughts on the new Solo movie.
Capitals force a Game 7. Will they go all the way?
May 22, 2018
We talk Capitals, Vegas Golden Knights and take a brief detour into Saved by the Bell.
Let's check in on the Capitals and the Cavs
May 18, 2018
Nina Mandell joins us to talk about the NBA playoffs and whether LeBron is carrying too much weight, plus we check in on the Washington Capitals.
What the sports gambling decision means for fans
May 15, 2018
FTW's Chris Korman stops by to talk about what it means to bettors, leagues, states and others now that sports gambling will be legal
NHL Playoffs and Infinity War? Sure, why not.
May 11, 2018
We tried to talk about hockey but Ted Berg only wanted to talk trash about D.C. sports fans and Infinity War.
Just how amazing is LeBron James?
May 8, 2018
FTW's Evan Thorpe drops by to talk about just how amazing LeBron James is this postseason, who will win the NBA's Western Conference and...
MLB trends with Ted Berg
May 5, 2018
FTW's baseball expert Ted Berg stops by to talk about Ichiro moving on to a Mariners front office job, plus buying or selling on some MLB trends
2018 NFL Draft recap
May 1, 2018
Steven Ruiz returns to recap the 2018 NFL Draft, including his take on the Browns' picks and the best and worst hauls.
Wade Davis on race and inclusion in major league sports
April 27, 2018
Wade Davis is a former NFL player, writer, public speaker, and educator who speaks on gender, race, and orientation equality in sports....
2018 NFL Draft preview
April 24, 2018
Steven Ruiz drops by to preview the 2018 NFL Draft, including his quarterback rankings, if the Giants should take Saquon Barkley and who...
Upcoming all-athletes season of 'Dancing with the Stars'
April 20, 2018
Who's got the edge on this season of Dancing with the Stars? We break down the all-athlete cast and talk Tonya Harding's continuing...
Are the Washington Capitals doomed?
April 17, 2018
Charles Curtis and Hemal Jhaveri take a look at the NHL playoffs and breakdown the Capitals disappointing postseason start, as well as...
The most compelling NHL playoff matchups
April 13, 2018
The 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are here! Mary Clarke from The Athletic joins to go over Vegas' incredible run, what matchups she's...
Breaking down Shohei Ohtani's amazing start
April 10, 2018
For The Win's baseball writer Ted Berg stops by to break down Shohei Ohtani's amazing start at the plate and on the mound, plus...
Golden State Warriors' Quinn Cook on his road to the NBA
April 6, 2018
Warriors' Quinn Cook joins us to talk about his road to the NBA, his good friend Kevin Durant and what the Warriors locker room is really like.
Steph Curry on his injury rehab and his best dad joke
April 3, 2018
Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry stops by to talk about his injury rehab, his best dad joke, NBA MVP talk and his efforts with...
2018 MLB season preview
March 30, 2018
Ted Berg talks about the biggest storylines of the season and which teams you should watch going into the 2018 MLB season. Plus, there's...
Loyola-Chicago in the Final Four
March 27, 2018
USA Today Sports' Maggie Hendricks stops by to talk about covering Loyola-Chicago going to the Final Four, Sister Jean and what it means...
The best March Madness story? Sister Jean.
March 23, 2018
It's been a crazy March Madness tournament. Michelle Martinelli joins Hemal Jhaveri to break down some of our favorite story lines, like...
2018 NCAA Tournament breakdown
March 20, 2018
For The Win's Andrew Joseph stops by to break down the first weekend of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, why Loyola's Sister Jean is the best...
Tommy Caldwell on his historic Dawn Wall climb
March 16, 2018
In 2015, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson made the first free ascent of The Dawn Wall on Yosemite's El Capitan. A new documentary...
How to build the best March Madness bracket
March 13, 2018
For The Win managing editor Nina Mandell stops by to talk about the upcoming NCAA Tournament, including who to watch, how to build the...
Breaking down Tiger Woods' latest comeback
March 9, 2018
Tiger Woods is in position to win his first tournament since 2013.
Inside the 2018 NFL combine
March 6, 2018
FTW's Steven Ruiz joins us to break down the 2018 NFL combine, including the performances of Saquon Barkley and Josh Allen.
Ronda Rousey's WWE debut
March 2, 2018
Ronda Rousey started her WWE career by putting her boss through a table, but fans love stuff like that. Nick Schwartz joins us to talk...
I, Tonya and the rehabilitation of Tonya Harding
February 27, 2018
Ahead of the Oscars we talk about the reaction to "I, Tonya" and how Tonya Harding has been portrayed since it premiered.
Are Tessa and Scott dating? Plus, more stories of the week
February 23, 2018
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri discuss some of the funnier sports stories of the week, plus freak out over Black Panther.
Wrapping up the 2018 Daytona 500
February 20, 2018
FTW's NASCAR writer Michelle Martinelli joins us to wrap up the 2018 Daytona 500, with discussions about Danica Patrick, Bubba Wallace...
What's up with Olympic figure skating scoring?
February 16, 2018
Why does everyone keep trying jumps that they can't land in figure skating? And why did Adam Rippon score so low when he didn't fall? We...
Why so many big-name MLB free agents are still unsigned
February 13, 2018
For The Win's Ted Berg joins us to break down why so many big-name Major League free agents are still unsigned and what it means for...
2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Preview
February 9, 2018
Maggie Hendricks joins the podcast for an overview on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and breaks down the must watch events, as well as...
Breaking down the Eagles' Super Bowl win
February 6, 2018
For The Win's Steven Ruiz joins us to break down the Eagles' Super Bowl win, the Patriots' decision to bench Malcolm Butler and what's...
5 best stories from Super Bowl week
February 2, 2018
Every year, the hype surrounding the Super Bowl gets crazier and crazier. Nina Mandell joins us to break down the saddest, funniest and...
A closer look at the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl matchup
January 31, 2018
For The Win's NFL expert Steven Ruiz joins us to break down the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl matchup and makes some prop bet predictions
What the Eagles Super Bowl appearance means to die-hard fans
January 27, 2018
For The Win's features editor Chris Korman -- a lifelong Eagles fan -- breaks down what the team means to die-hards as they prepare for...
Breaking down the AFC and NFC Championship games
January 23, 2018
For The Win's NFL expert Steven Ruiz joins the podcast to discuss the AFC and NFC Championship games and breaks down coaching hires...
Aly Raisman and more speak out at Larry Nassar’s sentencing
January 19, 2018
Michelle Martinelli is an alum of Michigan State who covered the gymnastics team while she was there. She talks about the courageous...
A look ahead to the NFC and AFC championship games
January 16, 2018
FTW NFL writer Steven Ruiz breaks down the NFC and AFC championship games after a wild weekend of playoff action.
Sports stories that will make you feel good
January 12, 2018
It's been an up and down week, so we took a break to talk about some of the sports stories that made us feed good. And one that just...
Alabama's incredible national championship victory
January 9, 2018
For The Win's Michelle Martinelli joins the podcast to discuss Alabama's incredible national championship victory and if Nick Saban...
Gridiron Geeks on the NFL Divisional playoffs
January 8, 2018
Our NFL experts preview the NFL Divisional playoff round and discuss the ESPN report about the Patriots' internal turmoil.
Ted Berg on his personal quest to get in better shape
January 5, 2018
If getting in shape is part of your new goals for the year, Ted Berg has some advice. He's here to talk about what he learned getting in...
Our gridiron geeks talk NFL playoffs
January 2, 2018
NFL playoffs are just around the corner. Plus, expert tips to help you win your fantasy football playoffs league.
We worked out like Tom Brady at the TB12 Center
December 29, 2017
Charles Curtis worked out like Tom Brady at the TB12 Center and walked away with some impressive insights. He shares his important...
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 16
December 26, 2017
Our NFL experts break down who's making the playoffs next week, which coaches are on the hot seat and the fantasy football MVPs and busts of 2017
The Vegas Golden Knights are the NHL's biggest surprise
December 19, 2017
NHL Network hosts Jamie Hersch and Jackie Redmond join us to talk about the NHL season and discuss the biggest surprises, best players...
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 15
December 18, 2017
Our NFL experts break down whether the Steelers can beat the Patriots again in the playoffs and debate the league's rule about what...
2017: The Year in Sports
December 15, 2017
We break down what the year in sports will be remembered for and well, it's not really sports.
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 14
December 11, 2017
Our NFL experts break down the Carson Wentz injury fallout, predict where big-name QBs are going next season and if the 49ers have found...
Breaking down Shohei Ohtani's decision to sign with the Angels
December 8, 2017
We take a look at Shohei Ohtani's decision to sign with the Angels and reaction from the baseball world.
Should you buy the hype around Tiger Woods' latest comeback?
December 5, 2017
Golf Digest Senior Writer Alex Myers breaks down Tiger Woods' latest comeback, its impact on the sport, and what to expect in 2018
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 13
December 4, 2017
Our NFL experts break down what went down with Ben McAdoo.
What does benching Eli Manning mean for the Giants?
December 1, 2017
Steven Ruiz and lifelong Giants fan Charles Curtis break down the decision to bench Eli Manning and what it means for the franchise
59 fast-food restaurants, ranked
November 28, 2017
Ted Berg gives us his excruciatingly well-informed take on fast-food chains and ranks all 59 that he can remember eating at.
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 12
November 27, 2017
Our NFL experts break down what's wrong with the Chiefs, what to expect from Josh Gordon and have heated arguments over who belongs in...
Olympian Tori Bowie on her return to long jump
November 21, 2017
Olympian Tori Bowie chats about her return to the long jump and some pre-Thanksgiving advice for running a perfect Turkey Trot.
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 11
November 20, 2017
Our NFL experts talk about what's wrong with Dak Prescott, the AFC playoff picture and the only teams who have an actual shot at winning...
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s NASCAR legacy
November 17, 2017
We may never be able to fully gauge or even comprehend the totality of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s influence on NASCAR as a driver.
USSF Presidential candidate Kyle Martino on how to fix U.S. soccer
November 14, 2017
USSF Presidential candidate Kyle Martino on leaving his dream job, equal pay for equal play, and how to fix U.S. soccer
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 10
November 13, 2017
Our NFL experts break down the Vikings' QB situation, how the Giants should rebuild and more from Week 10 in the NFL
Does veganism work for athletes?
November 10, 2017
We talk about what kind of impact vegan/vegetarian diets have had on athletes like Jermaine Defoe and Lewis Hamilton.
FTW's Charles Curtis on his new children's book series 'Weirdo Academy'
November 7, 2017
FTW's Charles Curtis talks about his new children's book series, high school peer pressure, and the ethics of sports.
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 9
November 6, 2017
Our NFL experts break down the MVP race at midseason, if the Saints are Super Bowl contenders, and why the Jaguars could be legit
NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer Ambassador Nicholle Anderson
November 3, 2017
Nicholle Anderson, the wife of Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson, talks to us about her cancer journey and the NHL's Hockey Fights...
Ep 256: A 'Founding Father' of MLS explains what's really wrong with U.S. Soccer
October 31, 2017
A founding father of Major League Soccer, a former President of D.C. United and now CEO of US Club Soccer, Kevin Payne defends the...
Fantasy Football: Gridiron Geeks Week 8
October 30, 2017
Summary: Our NFL experts break down Deshaun Watson, Jameis Winston's struggles and if the NFL should keep holding games in London
Sports world slams Texans owner for comparing NFL players to inmates
October 27, 2017
That's not a thing you should ever say. Managing Editor Nina Mandell joins the podcast to talk about fall out and the NFL's 'stick to...
Ep 254: Meet the man behind Alex Hunter's 'Journey' in FIFA 18's
October 24, 2017
Matt Prior, creative director of FIFA 18, on how the new narrative game mode mirrors the harsh reality of world soccer, and what fans...
FTW's Gridiron Geeks Week 7
October 23, 2017
Our NFL experts discuss what's wrong with the Falcons offense, the wide open AFC Wild Card race and where the Cardinals go after Cason...
Ep 253: Which team do New Yorkers love the most?
October 20, 2017
Our resident NYC experts Luke Kerr-Dineen and Charles Curtis take a look at NYC sports culture and ask are the Yankees the heart and...
Ep 252: Will Cleveland and Golden State dominance be bad for the NBA?
October 17, 2017
Plus, we delve into Sam Ponder vs Barstool.
FTW's Gridiron Geeks Week 6
October 16, 2017
Our NFL experts discuss what how the Packers will adjust without Aaron Rodgers, what to make of the Chiefs, and what fantasy owners...
Ep 251: Is the D.C. sports curse an actual thing?
October 13, 2017
It's not a great day if you're a Nationals fan, but it's a good time to be a Cubs fan. Hemal Jhaveri and Michelle Martinelli talk about...
Ep 250: Jemele Hill , Colin Kaepernick and the myth of 'sticking to sports'
October 10, 2017
Jemele Hill , Colin Kaepernick and the myth of 'sticking to sports'
Bonus Episode: FTW's Gridiron Geeks Week 5
October 9, 2017
Our NFL experts discuss Big Ben's struggles, why Alex Smith may not be the MVP, and why fantasy owners should trade Leonard Fournette.
Ep 249: Cam Newton's apology and the start of the NHL season
October 6, 2017
Cam Newton belittled a female reporter earlier this week, but what matters now is his apology. Hemal Jhaveri and Michelle R. Martinelli...
Ep 248: Why October is the best sports month
October 3, 2017
It's been a terrible, stressful week so take a break from everything as we discuss the lighter side of sports--like our favorite NBA...
Bonus Episode: FTW's Gridiron Geeks Week 4
October 2, 2017
Steven Ruiz and Charles Curtis break down Deshaun Watson's breakout, Cam Newton's comeback and why trading Andrew Luck isn't that crazy...
Ep 247: A tumultuous week in the NFL
September 29, 2017
After a tumultuous week of protests in the NFL, where does the league go from here? The conversation has moved away from what Colin...
Ep 246: How the Golden State Warriors became the best team in basketball
September 26, 2017
Sports writer Erik Malinowski gives us an inside look in the Golden State Warriors with key details from his new book, Betaball: How...
Bonus Episode: FTW's Gridiron Geeks
September 25, 2017
Fantasy meets reality in this all-encompassing look around the NFL. Steven Ruiz and Charles Curtis debate whether the Steelers are...
Ep 245: A closer look at Tom Brady's TB12 Method
September 22, 2017
There's one person in the world the TB12 Method works for, and that's Tom Brady. Charles Curtis and Hemal Jhaveri walk through some of...
Ep 244: Is the NFL's move to Los Angeles already backfiring among fans?
September 19, 2017
Is the NFL's move to Los Angeles already backfiring among fans?
Ep 243 J.A. Adande on Jemele Hill
September 15, 2017
Northwestern University's Director of Sports Journalism J.A. Adande shares his insights into the controversy over Jemele Hill's tweets,...
Ep 242: Colin Kaepernick and week 1 in the NFL
September 12, 2017
Ep 242: Colin Kaepernick and week 1 in the NFL by USA TODAY
Ep 241: Michael Bennett
September 8, 2017
Nina Mandell joins Hemal Jhaveri to talk about Michael Bennett and the start of the NFL season.
Ep 240: Super Bowl predictions
September 5, 2017
Charles Curtis joins host Ted Berg to make pre-season Super Bowl predictions and forecast the wild MLB postseason picture.
Ep. 239 How Major League ballparks can enhance the fan experience
September 1, 2017
Going to a baseball game is fun, but could it be more fun? Yes. Ted Berg has a lot (seriously, a lot) of ways ball parks can mix it up...
Ep 238: Breaking down the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight
August 30, 2017
Was the Mayweather-McGregor fight worth it? Luke Kerr-Dineen breaks it down with Ted Berg.
Ep 237: Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' and the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo
August 25, 2017
The Chicago Cubs Anthony Rizzo joins Ted Berg, plus we give our thoughts on the new Taylor Swift album, and, as always, answer a Taco...
Ep 236: Seth DeValve and kneeling during the national anthem
August 22, 2017
Seth DeValve joined his Cleveland Browns teammates in kneeling during the national anthem, becoming the first white NFL player to do so.
Ep 235: Which MLB park would be the best place to take batting practice?
August 18, 2017
Charles Curtis joins host Ted Berg to take questions from listeners on baseball, fried food, and reading.
Ep 234: Should the Marlins trade Giancarlo Stanton?
August 15, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins host Ted Berg to discuss some late MLB trade talk, the best cities for major sporting events, and regional...
Ep 233: Which athlete do you irrationally love?
August 11, 2017
We delve into some sports hypotheticals this week, and discuss athletes we have an irrational love for (Mike Trout, Colin Kaepernick) as...
Ep. 232: Will the Jets go 0-16?
August 8, 2017
Charles Curtis joins host Ted Berg to discuss tanking, Mike Trout, and whether or not we're overusing peanut butter.
Ep 231: Who has the greater legacy: Tom Brady or Derek Jeter?
August 4, 2017
We debate who has the greater legacy? Tom Brady or Derek Jeter? Plus answer reader questions about our favorite sports memories and the...
Ep 230: Screenwriter Oren Uziel talks about his new Netflix movie 'Shimmer Lake'
August 1, 2017
Screenwriter Oren Uziel joins host Ted Berg to discuss his new movie, 'Shimmer Lake,' and abandoning the Yankees to root for the Dodgers
Ep 229: Who are the most underrated athletes?
July 28, 2017
We were asked to pick the most underrated athletes in sports, and Ted Berg tried pick Ken Jennings. Plus, an entire 10 minutes on the...
Ep 228: British Open, plus MLB and NBA trade rumors
July 25, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins Ted Berg to discuss what they'd do with the British Open trophy, pervasive NBA and MLB trade rumors, Florida's...
Ep 227: Michael Phelps races a shark, plus MLB ballpark foods
July 21, 2017
Michael Phelps will race a shark for Shark Week which is either a really great idea, or something that could get him really hurt,...
Ep 226: 5 Big Questions for the week
July 18, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri cover the week in sports plus thoughts on Las Vegas and Al Pacino as Joe Paterno.
Ep. 225: When will Detroit-style pizza catch on everywhere?
July 14, 2017
FTW's resident Michigan native Michelle Martinelli joins host Ted Berg to discuss Detroit-style pizza, auto racing, and the rise of the...
Ep. 224: Is Aaron Judge the new face of MLB?
July 11, 2017
Host Ted Berg and guest Charles Curtis discuss Aaron Judge's epic performance in the Home Run Derby, summer league basketball, and Chris...
Ep 223: MLB All-Star Game, Wimbledon and why participation trophies are OK
July 7, 2017
Ted Berg does a loose preview of the MLB All-Star Game, we talk about why so many players are pulling out of Wimbledon matches and...
Ep. 222: What are the best Fourth of July foods?
July 4, 2017
Host Ted Berg takes Luke Kerr-Dineen to task for his recent putdown of corn-on-the-cob.
Ep 221: Jay-Z, Bartolo Colon and more Friday thoughts
June 30, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri answer listener questions about the new Jay-Z album, Bartolo Colon and the All-Star Game. They also go pretty...
Ep 220: Does Tim Tebow deserve his promotion to Class-A baseball?
June 27, 2017
Host Ted Berg and Charles Curtis discuss Tim Tebow's promotion with the Mets to Class-A St. Lucie, have some hot takes on wedding food,...
Ep 219: Did the NHL Expansion Draft live up to the hype?
June 23, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri talk NHL Expansion Draft plus weigh in on some pertinent Harry Potter questions. Join us!
Ep 218: The baseball fan's ultimate bucket list
June 20, 2017
Mets writer Matt Cerrone discusses what should be on a baseball fan's bucket list and whether the team should sell off veteran players...
Ep 217: Is Wonder Woman too woke? Plus, a bunch of other stuff.
June 16, 2017
Host Ted Berg and regular Friday afternoon guest Hemal Jhaveri discuss if the new Wonder Woman movie was "too woke", weigh in on how...
Ep. 216: Did Kevin Durant take the easy way out?
June 13, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins host Ted Berg to discuss Kevin Durant's choice to join the Golden State Warriors and win his first championship ring.
Ep 215: Sidney Crosby's incredible play and unfortunate antics in Game 5
June 9, 2017
This week, Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri discuss Sidney Crosby's antics in Game 5, take on the topic of millennial entitlement and get...
Ep. 214: Are the Warriors bad for the NBA?
June 6, 2017
Charles Curtis joins host Ted Berg to tackle the week's 5 big questions, including whether the dominant Warriors are bad for basketball...
Ep 213: Talking Tiger Woods' DUI arrest
June 2, 2017
For a golfer who was once on top of the world, Tiger's arrest last week is a jarring contrast to where he once was. Host Ted Berg and...
Ep 212: 5 Questions about LeBron James, the NBA Finals and Mike Trout
June 1, 2017
Is it boring that the same two teams are playing in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row? Not in the least. Plus, Ted Berg and...
Ep 211: The Unicorn Frappuccino vs. the KFC Double Down
May 26, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins host Ted Berg to take 5 Big Questions from listeners, including debates on the Unicorn Frappuccino vs. the KFC...
Ep 210: 5 big questions about life in the minor leagues
May 23, 2017
C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer joins Ted Berg to discuss his new podcast, called the Great American Dream, focused on the...
Ep 209: 5 big questions featuring Mike Trout and Chris Cornell
May 23, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri tackle the 5 big questions of the week, including Mike Trout’s greatness, the passing of Chris Cornell and a...
Ep 208: Charles Oakley on the Big 3 and the ugly incident at Madison Square Garden
May 15, 2017
Ted Berg talks to former New York Knicks star about his new role coaching in the Big 3 as well as the charges he still faces from an...
Ep 207: Is it time to trade Alex Ovechkin?
May 12, 2017
The Washington Capitals once again failed to advance past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, leading everyone to ask, is it...
Ep 206: The Yankees' power surge and the Celtics' bright future
May 9, 2017
NBA editor Adi Joseph joins host Ted Berg to talk about the Yankees' power surge and the Celtics' bright future.
Ep. 205 Track star Alexi Pappas
May 2, 2017
Ted Berg talks with Olympic runner and track star Alexi Pappas who stars in the new movie Tracktown, a film she co-directed, wrote and...
Ep 204: Lavar and Lonzo Ball sneaker drama
April 28, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri weigh in on the reports of three big shoe companies aren't interested in signing deals with Lonzo Ball at...
Charles Curtis on Russell Westbrook's press conference
April 25, 2017
Charles Curtis and Ted Berg take on Russell Westbrook's epic press conference argument, the pitch at Manny Machado's head and shark...
Michelle Martinelli on NHL OTs, The Last Jedi and alligators on the porch
April 18, 2017
FTW writer Michelle Martinelli joins Ted Berg to talk NHL OTs, The Last Jedi and alligators on the porch. YIKES.
Ep 201: Martin Brodeur talks Stanley Cup Playoffs
April 14, 2017
NHL legend Martin Brodeur joins the For The Win podcast this week to gives this thoughts on the Stanley Cup Playoff contenders and how...
Ep 200: Luke Kerr-Dineen recaps the Masters
April 11, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins Ted Berg to recap the Masters and discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plea for better wi-fi at sporting events. Also,...
Ep 199: Noah Syndergaard talks blisters, Bartolo and bat-flips
April 7, 2017
New York Mets pitching ace Noah Syndergaard talks blisters, Bartolo and bat-flips with host Ted Berg. Later in the podcast, we take...
Ep 198: Luke Kerr-Dineen reveals all the secrets behind Augusta National
April 4, 2017
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins Ted Berg this week to take a fascinating deep dive into the Masters tournament and explains why Augusta National...
Ep 197: Oakland A's reliever Sean Doolittle talks bullpens, bat-flips and refugees
March 31, 2017
Oakland A's reliever Sean Doolittle talks to host Ted Berg about what really happens in the bullpen, bat-flips and his on going work...
Ep 196: Why the Raiders move to Las Vegas is going to be so awkward
March 28, 2017
Charles Curtis joined Ted Berg to talk about whether President Trump should throw out the first pitch on opening day, the Final Four,...
Ep 195: Adrian Ballinger and Cory Richards on climbing Mount Everest
March 24, 2017
Apinists Adrian Ballinger and Cory Richards are attempting to climb Everest this season and will Snapchat the entire experience. They...
Ep 194: San Francisco Giants minor League catcher Matt Paré
March 21, 2017
Matt Paré is in his third season as a catcher with the San Francisco Giants organization. He talks to Ted Berg about life in the minor...
Ep 193: Tabitha Soren on her stunning book of baseball photography
March 17, 2017
It's hard to contain our excitement over this one. Ted Berg chatted with ex-MTV news personality Tabitha Soren on her career change, her...
Ep 192: Steph Curry talks family, social media and the NBA MVP race
March 14, 2017
Steph Curry joins the For The Win podcast to talk about his brother's success, why he tries to keep the kids off of social media and the...
Ep 191: Is the World Baseball Classic dumb or underrated?
March 10, 2017
Ted Berg weighs in on the World Baseball Classic and says that it's kinda dumb, but also vastly underrated. Plus, producer Hemal Jhaveri...
Ep. 190: Seth Curry is outplaying Steph right now
March 7, 2017
Ted Berg talks the fastest 40 times, Seth Curry, and the World Baseball Classic with For the Win NBA editor Adi Joseph.
Ep 189: What skills would make you the Daryl Dixon of surviving a zombie apocalypse?
March 2, 2017
We all love Daryl Dixon, but what skills would you need to make it as far as he has in The Walking Dead? Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri...
Ep. 188: You Can Play's Wade Davis on diversity and inclusion in the NHL
February 27, 2017
You Can Play Executive Director Wade Davis joins Hemal Jhaveri (taking over hosting duties for Ted Berg) to talk about the NHL's Hockey...
Ep. 187: Is "The Walking Dead" still worth watching?
February 24, 2017
Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri discuss The Walking Dead and whether it's a show still worth watching after all of these years.
Ep. 186: Does Kyrie Irving really think the world is flat?
February 22, 2017
Ted Berg is joined by Alysha Tsuji as they discuss Kyrie Irving thinking the world is flat, A-Rod retiring and Alex Trebek being dope.
Ep. 185: What makes spring training so great? Ted Berg explains.
February 16, 2017
Ted Berg is joined by co-host Hemal Jhaveri who is back from vacation to talk about spring training, Indian food and answer listener questions.
Ep. 184: Luke Kerr-Dineen on McGregor/Mayweather
February 14, 2017
Ted Berg talks with Luke Kerr-Dineen about the potential Mayweather-McGregor fight, sportsmanship, and the start of spring training.
Ep. 183 - Luke Kerr-Dineen on how hard it is to be a Knicks fan
February 9, 2017
Ted Berg talks with Luke Kerr-Dineen about how hard it is to be a Knicks fan, baseball's pace of play rules, and the worst sandwiches...
Ep. 182: Adi Joseph on whether LeBron is the G.O.A.T
February 7, 2017
Ted Berg talks with FTW's newest addition Adi Joseph about whether LeBron James is the greatest of all-time, Lady Gaga's drone display...
Ep. 181: Charles Curtis on the best foods to eat during the Super Bowl
February 3, 2017
Ted Berg talks to Charles Curtis about the best food to eat while you're watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, sports movies, and Noah...
Ep. 180: Nina Mandell on LeBron James and Charles Barkley beef
January 31, 2017
Ted Berg is joined by For The Win editor Nina Mandell as they discuss the ongoing feud between LeBron James and Charles Barkley as well...
Ep. 179: Luke Kerr-Dineen on branded jerseys and pancakes
January 27, 2017
Ted Berg speaks with FTW's Luke Kerr-Dineen about branded uniforms coming to the NBA, when to fire a coach or manager, and whether...
Ep 178: Ted Berg speaks with new Hall of Famer Tim Raines
January 24, 2017
Ted Berg speaks with newly elected Hall of Famer Tim Raines. For The Win's Maggie Hendricks joins Ted later to talk about woke NBA...
Ep 177: Mario Batali on the best football foods for tailgating
January 19, 2017
World famous chef Mario Batali joins Ted Berg to discuss the best football foods for tailgating (2:13)and shares his recipe for big game...
Ep 176: No one has played the QB position better than Aaron Rodgers is right now
January 17, 2017
Forget Tom Brady, this is the best we’ve ever seen the quarterback position played, says For The Win's Steven Ruiz.
Ep 175: Ice Cube talks about his new 3-on-3 basketball league
January 13, 2017
Ice Cube wasn’t done watching Kobe Bryant play basketball, so he created a new professional league where guys like Kobe Bryant can play...
Ep 174: Buster Posey talks all things baseball
January 10, 2017
3-time MLB World Series champion San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey joins Ted Berg on behalf of New Era to talk about how he...
Ep 173: Why the New England Patriots are the most unlikable team in sports
January 6, 2017
The New England Patriots are undeniably great at football, but that doesn't make them likable. Ted Berg and Hemal Jhaveri talk about the...
Ep. 172 - Charles Curtis on the New York Giants, Vegas Sports and Why 2017 Won't Suck
January 3, 2017
Ted Berg and Charles Curtis talk about the New York Giants partying with Justin Bieber in Miami and how it will affect their playoff...
FTW 171: Does the Ronda Rousey media blackout mean anything?
December 30, 2016
In the last podcast of 2016, host Ted Berg and FTW producer Hemal Jhaveri discuss Ronda Rousey's media blackout before UFC 207 and what...
Ep: 170 Luke Kerr-Dineen on Tiger Woods and the best things that happened in sports this week
December 27, 2016
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins host Ted Berg to go over what was a sneaky good week in sports. Plus, they chat about Tiger Woods and his epic...
Ep: 169 Jonah Keri on baseball Hall of Fame voting
December 23, 2016
Ted Berg and Jonah Keri of CBS Sports and Sports Illustrated break down baseball Hall of Fame voting. Plus Ted and producer Hemal...
Ep. 168: Ted Berg talks to Hemal Jhaveri about Craig Sager and the week in sports
December 20, 2016
Host Ted Berg gets in a heated debate with FTW writer and producer Hemal Jhaveri about the appropriate attire to wear on long flights,...
Ep. 167: Ted Berg talks to the band Goodnight, Texas
December 16, 2016
For his time as host of the FTW Podcast, Ted Berg talks to the band Goodnight, Texas about all things sports and has them do a killer...
Ep. 166: Author Sam Weinman on how to win at losing
December 13, 2016
Nate Scott is back one last time with Luke Kerr-Dineen to talk to author Sam Weinman, about his latest non-fiction book, WIN AT LOSING:...
Ep. 165: Luke Kerr-Dineen on Tiger, Chelsea and Nate says goodbye
December 9, 2016
In a bittersweet edition of the pod, Luke Kerr-Dineen comes by to talk about soccer, golf, Tiger Woods, Chelsea, Man United, MLS Cup...
Ep. 164: Ted Berg on taking over the podcast
December 6, 2016
In a bittersweet edition of the podcast, Nate Scott hands over hosting duties to Ted Berg. The guys talk about Ted's plans for the...
Ep. 163: Chuck Zodda on NFL kickers
November 25, 2016
Inside the Pylon writer and NFL kicking expert Chuck Zodda joins the podcast to talk about the rash of missed extra points in the NFL....
Ep. 162: Kevin McCauley on Klinsmann, Arena
November 22, 2016
SB Nation Soccer editor Kevin McCauley joins the podcast to talk about the end of Jurgen Klinsmann's tenure as USMNT manager and the...
Ep. 161: Charles Curtis on Phil Jackson, Dwight Howard
November 18, 2016
Charles Curtis joins the podcast to talk about the state of the New York Knicks, what, exactly, Phil Jackson thinks he's doing with this...
Ep. 160: Ted Berg on A-Rod, World Series, Mike Trout
November 11, 2016
Ted Berg joins the podcast to talk about the World Series, the great way the Cubs were constructed, how they move forward, getting to...
Ep. 159: Luke Kerr-Dineen, Ted Berg on World Series, Chelsea, NFL
November 8, 2016
Luke Kerr-Dineen and Nate Scott first call Ted Berg, who is in line to vote, for his thoughts on NYC baked goods and this year's World...
Ep. 158: Chris Korman on eSports
November 1, 2016
FTW features editor Chris Korman joins and flips the script, as he interviews Nate about a recent story on League of Legends and the...
Ep. 157: Ted Berg on World Series
October 25, 2016
Ted Berg joins the podcast to preview the World Series between the Cubs and the Indians. The guys talk about the excellent managing...
Ep. 156: Nate's mom makes her NFL picks
October 20, 2016
In a special edition of the podcast, Nate's mom joins to make her weekly NFL picks. She also espouses on the virtues of JV sports,...
Ep. 155: Cobi Jones on MLS Playoffs, USMNT
October 18, 2016
USMNT all-time caps leader Cobi Jones joins the FTW Podcast to talk about the upcoming MLS playoffs, youth development, the relationship...
Ep. 154: Zack Friendly on another DC heartbreak
October 14, 2016
All Things Go founder and lifelong DC sports fan Zack Friendly joins the podcast to talk about another heartbreaking DC sports loss, and...
Ep. 153: David Tanklefsky on David Ortiz's retirement
October 11, 2016
David Tanklefsky (Vice Sports, WBUR) joins the podcast to talk about the legacy of David Ortiz. Was his ending the right one? Why was he...
Ep. 152: Charlotte Wilder on the Julian Edelman Women's Clinic
October 7, 2016
Charlotte Wilder (and new producer Jessie Karangu) join the podcast to talk about The Julian Edelman Football 101 Women's Clinic, which...
Ep. 151: Luke Kerr-Dineen Ryder Cup recap
October 4, 2016
FTW writer Luke Kerr-Dineen joins the podcast to talk about the conclusion to this weekend's Ryder Cup, what America learned about...
Ep. 150: Shane Ryan and Luke Kerr-Dineen on Ryder Cup
September 30, 2016
The bad boys of golf journalism, Shane Ryan and Luke Kerr-Dineen, hop on the podcast to break down everything with the Ryder Cup. The...
Ep. 149: Travis Rice on his new film THE FOURTH PHASE
September 27, 2016
Snowboarding legend Travis Rice joins the FTW Podcast to talk about his new film, THE FOURTH PHASE, which is out October 3rd via Red...
Ep. 148: Charlotte Wilder on Patriots' stunning start
September 23, 2016
FTW writer and Boston native Charlotte Wilder joins the podcast to talk about the Patriots' stunning start, their big win over the...
Ep. 147: Hemal Jhaveri on World Cup of Hockey
September 20, 2016
Hemal Jhaveri joins the podcast to talk about the World Cup of Hockey, Team Canada's dominance, the silly way the tournament was...
Ep. 146: Zack Friendly picks Week 2 NFL Games
September 16, 2016
All Things Go co-founder Zack Friendly joins the podcast to make NFL Week 2 picks, talk about the made-up but fun World Cup of Hockey,...
Ep. 145: Daniel Adler on NFL Week 1
September 13, 2016
Former Jaguars front office member and Fanquest co-founder Daniel Adler joins the podcast to discuss NFL Week 1. The guys bounce around...
Ep. 144: Mark Schofield on SEC and NFL Week 1
September 10, 2016
Inside the Pylon senior writer Mark Schofield joins the podcast to talk all kinds of football. The guys debate the LSU quarterback...
Ep.143: Chris Korman on Penn State honoring Joe Paterno
September 6, 2016
Chris Korman joins the podcast to discuss Penn State's continued insistence on honoring Joe Paterno, and what it says about the Penn...
Ep. 142: Charles Curtis picks NFL division winners
September 2, 2016
Charles Curtis joins the podcast to predict every division winner for the NFL this year. The guys have some they have no idea about (NFC...
Ep. 141: Luke Kerr-Dineen on Ryder Cup, EPL
August 30, 2016
Luke Kerr-Dineen joins the podcast to talk about the European Ryder Cup captain's picks, what the Americans should do, and after the...
Ep. 140: Micah Peters on Man U, Frank Ocean
August 26, 2016
Micah Peters of The Ringer joins the podcast to talk about his appearance on American Ninja Warrior, Manchester United's new look under...
Ep 139: Chris Korman on how media covered Lochte
August 24, 2016
FTW features editor Chris Korman joins the podcast to discuss how the media handled the Ryan Lochte saga. Nate and Chris discuss how the...