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Nick Wright, Chris Broussard and Kevin Wildes discuss the biggest stories in the world of sports. From LeBron James, to Patrick Mahomes, this show will bring you the first, and most incisive, opinions on the best sports stories.

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United States

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Nick Wright, Chris Broussard and Kevin Wildes discuss the biggest stories in the world of sports. From LeBron James, to Patrick Mahomes, this show will bring you the first, and most incisive, opinions on the best sports stories.

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English


Episodes
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Luka & Mavericks take Game 1 vs Timberwolves, BUD List, Expect Dak contract to impact Cowboys play?

5/23/2024
WATCH CLIPS ON YOUTUBE! SUBSCRIBE TO THE FIRST THINGS FIRST YOUTUBE CHANNEL (00:00) Surprised Mavericks took Game 1 over Timberwolves? / Should Celtics be such big NBA Title favorites? (23:39) Expect Dak Prescott's contract to impact the Cowboys season? (31:39) Can Derrick Henry help Lamar Jackson and the Ravens get over the hump? (36:09) What do you make of Caitlin Clark and the Fever's 0-5 start? (43:21) Broussard's Under Duress List (55:38) Stan Van Gundy calls Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving "arguably the best offensive backcourt in the history of the NBA" (1:03:08) Nick's NBA Medals / Pacers at Celtics Game 2 tonight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:21

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Patrick Mahomes joins show, Rodgers & Purdy expectations, Impressed by Celtics win over Pacers?

5/22/2024
(00:00) Impressed by the Celtics comeback win over Pacers? / Feel better about Jayson Tatum? / Who is tonight more important for: Timberwolves or Mavericks? (21:14) Aaron Rodgers attends Jets first day of OTAs. Expectations for him and the Jets this season? (31:43) Can the Dolphins change their cold weather reputation? (37:52) Will Brock Purdy take a step up next season? (45:50) Justin Fields on Russell Wilson and Steelers: “Don’t have the mindset of me just sitting all year” (53:34) Patrick Mahomes joins the show. Gives his thoughts on Nick’s NBA Tiers (1:05:18) Mavs vs Timberwolves Game 1: who wins? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:40

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Lakers reportedly want JJ Redick, Lamar Jackson 2024 potential, Worried about Cowboys offseason?

5/21/2024
(00:00) Lakers are reportedly “infatuated” with JJ Redick's potential / Can the Celtics prove anything vs Pacers? (22:59) Is Lamar Jackson’s best still yet to come? (32:17) Is it a mistake for the Jaguars to give Trevor Lawrence a massive contract extension? (39:20) Worried about how the Cowboys are handling the offseason? (44:03) Nick's playoff player rankings (56:58) Bigger deal: Tee Higgins or Justin Jefferson missing OTAs? (1:04:25) Patrick Mahomes joins show tomorrow / Celtics vs Pacers Game 1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:37

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T-Wolves historic comeback vs Nuggets, Jets & Jaguars debate, Issue with HC Michael Malone postgame?

5/20/2024
(00:00) Impressed with the Timberwolves or disappointed in the Nuggets after historic collapse? (23:04) Have an issue with Michael Malone using fatigue as an excuse for his team? (43:17) Do the Jaguars need to pay Trevor Lawrence $50M (57:29) Are Aaron Rodgers and the Jets getting too much hype? (59:51) Is there an issue with HC Michael Malone going after reporter? (1:03:45) More Michael Malone presser (1:05:30) Who has the edge in the Western Conference Finals? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:57

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Ant & Timberwolves stun Nuggets, Luka leads Mavs to WCF, Season a success for Brunson & Knicks?

5/20/2024
(00:00) Timberwolves stun Nuggets and advance to Western Conference Finals (24:56) What does the Mavericks WCF run mean for Luka Doncic? (34:17) Was this season a success for Jalen Brunson and the Knicks? (39:20) Ex-Bills current Dolphins DB Jordan Poyer calls Josh Allen the best QB in the NFL (43:15) Bigger story: Nuggets collapse or T-Wolves comeback? (55:18) Eastern Conference Finals must-win for Celtics vs Pacers? (1:02:24) Nick’s UFL Medals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:16

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Cowboys & Ravens potential, Must-Win & BUD List, Better odds for Super Bowl return: Chiefs or 49ers?

5/16/2024
(00:00) More likely to return to Super Bowl 49ers or Chiefs? / Caleb Williams & Bears rookie potential / Mavs take 3-2 lead on Thunder (23:11) Can the Cowboys win 11 games this season? How good can the Ravens be? (34:37) Will Josh Allen and the Bills under or over perform this year? (38:44) Must-Win NFL Schedule release edition (43:23) Broussard's Under Duress List (55:40) What is a successful season for Aaron Rodgers and the Jets? (1:02:33) Nick's NBA Medals / Can Nuggets eliminate Timberwolves tonight? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:38

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Nuggets & Knicks take 3-2 series lead, Trevor vs Caleb, What does Goff deal mean for Dak & Cowboys?

5/15/2024
(00:00) Nuggets take 3-2 series lead on T-Wolves / Jalen Brunson validate his Club Superstar status with Knicks win over Pacers? (21:53) What does Jared Goff’s new deal mean for Dak Prescott and Cowboys? (32:17) Jets to play Vikings in London. Chances J.J. McCarthy outplays Aaron Rodgers? (37:05) Under more pressure this year: Trevor Lawrence or Caleb Williams? (42:45) Nick reveals his latest NBA Playoff Tiers (55:40) Better bet to win NFC Jordan Love and Packers or Jalen Hurts and Eagles? (1:02:04) Nick’s NBA Medals / Mavs vs Thunder preview Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:52

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Thunder tie series 2-2 with Mavs, Cowboys season opener vs Browns, Could Chiefs start 0-2?

5/14/2024
(00:00) LeBron James sits courtside at Cavs game / Who is more to blame for Mavs loss to Thunder: Luka Doncic or Kyrie Irving? (21:17) Could the Chiefs start 0-2? / Better bet to win AFC East: Dolphins or Bills? (33:08) Did Jared Goff deserve his big payday from the Lions? (37:07) Tom Brady's Fox debut will be Cowboys at Browns Week 1. How much pressure is on Dak Prescott? (43:20) Nick's latest NBA Playoff player rankings (55:24) More faith in Aaron Rodgers or Brock Purdy? (1:02:27) Nick's NBA Medals / Timberwolves vs Nuggets tonight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:30

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Chiefs play Ravens in NFL season opener, Club Superstar, Timberwolves & Knicks in trouble?

5/13/2024
(00:00) Surprised Nuggets won both games and tied series with T-Wolves? / Are the Knicks in trouble? (23:19) Is Nick happy with KC’s Week 1 opponent in the Ravens? (33:28) Jerod Mayo on Drake Maye: “A lot to work on” (38:40) Are Lamar Jackson and the Ravens the biggest competition in the AFC? (44:07) Nick officially re-opens Club Superstar (57:21) Did Reggie Miller criticize LeBron James? (1:03:15) Nick’s UFL Medals / This a must win for Ravens or Chiefs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:04

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Jalen Brunson leads Knicks to comeback over Pacers, BUD List, Where does Brock Purdy rank among QBs?

5/9/2024
(00:00) Is Jalen Brunson the MVP of the playoffs? / Nikola Jokic wins his 3rd MVP (21:13) Reaction to QB rankings list with Brock Purdy at 2 and Daniel Jones ranked last (31:44) Do the Chiefs need Rashee Rice insurance? (38:21) More or less faith in Lamar Jackson and the Ravens next season? (43:32) Broussard's Under Duress List (57:31) Byron Scott on Undisputed: "Make LeBron (James) the coach" of the Lakers (1:03:19) Nick's NBA Medals / Mavs at Thunder tonight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:47

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Joe Burrow & Caleb Williams expectations, Thunder & Celtics win, Dak Prescott Super Bowl caliber QB?

5/8/2024
(00:00) Mavericks fall to Thunder / Celtics dominate Cavaliers / Surprised Jamal Murray not suspended? (21:43) Have we already seen the best of Joe Burrow? Who can dethrone Chiefs? (33:04) Austin Rivers says you can't take 30 NFL players and put them in the NBA but you can put 30 NBA players in the NFL (38:37) What are the chances Caleb Williams and the Bears fall flat his rookie season? (44:12) Nick's NBA Playoff Tiers (56:50) Is Dak Prescott a Super Bowl caliber QB for Cowboys? (1:03:31) Nick's NBA Medals / How good can Jalen Brunson play tonight? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:27

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Jalen Brunson superstar status, Cowboys don't have star RB, Can Timberwolves sweep Nuggets?

5/7/2024
(00:00) Did the T-Wolves end the series vs Nuggets? (23:52) Is Jalen Brunson a superstar? (32:42) How should Kirk Cousins feel about Michael Penix Jr? (37:08) Will the Cowboys regret not landing a star RB? (43:13) Nick’s latest NBA playoff player rankings (56:14) Can the T-Wolves sweep the Nuggets? (1:03:26) Nick’s NBA Medals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:16

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Timberwolves steal Game 1, Aaron Rodgers & Jets potential, Unfair to call LeBron a "coach killer"?

5/6/2024
(00:00) Surprised the Timberwolves stole Game 1 from the Nuggets? / What’s next for the Clippers? (24:00) Expect Aaron Rodgers & Jets to have a Pro Bowl-caliber season? (38:39) Surprised by Donovan Mitchell leading the Cavs to the next round? (38:39) Is Jalen Brunson a superstar if the Knicks advance past the Pacers? (43:54) Is it unfair to label LeBron James a "coach killer" after Darvin Ham is fired? (57:08) Can Saquon Barkley get the Eagles over the hump? (1:02:31) Nick's UFL Medals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:48

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Lakers fire Darvin Ham, Brock Purdy’s ceiling, Patrick Mahomes predicting another Super Bowl?

5/3/2024
(00:00) Lakers fire Darvin Ham after 2 seasons / Jalen Brunson and Knicks eliminate 76ers (23:16) Patrick Mahomes says he will run “corndog” offensive play in another Super Bowl next year / Dolphins threat level in AFC (32:22) Who wins series: Nuggets or Timberwolves? (38:59) What is Brock Purdy’s ceiling if the 49ers keep Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel? (43:55) Nick Reveals his latest NBA Title Pie (55:28) Patrick Beverley throws ball at Pacers fan and won’t talk to reporter who isn’t subscribed to his podcast (1:02:14) Nick’s NBA Medals / Mavericks vs Clippers tonight Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:37

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Mavericks blowout Clippers, Micah Parsons on Cowboys playoff losses, Is Darvin Ham Lakers fall guy?

5/2/2024
(00:00) Mavericks take a 3-2 lead on the Clippers / Celtics eliminate the Heat (22:42) Jets GM on Aaron Rodgers: "Slinging the ball as well as ever" / Trevor Lawrence 5th year option (34:44) Micah Parsons on Cowboys playoff struggles: "frustrating and demoralizing" (39:13) Are the Lakers making Darvin Ham the fall guy? (44:54) Broussard's Under Duress List (56:02) Suns Owner: "Enough talent to win a championship" (1:03:46) Nick's NBA Medals / 76ers vs Knicks Game 6 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:14:00

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Embiid & 76ers avoid elimination vs Knicks, Cowboys vs Eagles for NFC East, End of an era in NBA?

5/1/2024
(00:00) Joel Embiid & 76ers avoid elimination against Knicks. Can the Bucks still win the Pacers series? (22:58) Ezekiel Elliott re-signs with Cowboys. A.J. Brown signs big extension with Eagles. Who is more likely to win NFC East? (34:35) Who does Nick want the Chiefs to play Week 1? (38:05) Is this the end of an era with LeBron James, Steph Curry and Kevin Durant all out of the playoffs? (43:08) Nick reveals his post draft NFL Tiers (55:28) Does LeBron James need a change of scenery? Is his time with the Lakers up? (1:02:42) Nick’s NBA Medals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:37

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Lakers eliminated by Nuggets, Drake Maye is Patriots franchise QB, Where will LeBron play next year?

4/30/2024
(00:00) Do the Lakers win last night if Anthony Davis doesn’t get hurt? Was this LeBron James’ last game as a Laker? (25:00) Should the Patriots have taken a large trade package to trade down instead of draft Drake Maye? / Could this be Travis Kelce’s last season with Patrick Mahomes? (33:59) How short is Kirk Cousins leash as a starter? Is Michael Penix Jr. looking over his shoulder? (37:57) Should a team draft Bronny before the Lakers to try and get LeBron to join them? (43:37) Nick reveals his post-draft QB Tiers (55:40) Where do you want to see LeBron play next year? (1:02:23) Nick's NBA Medals Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:58

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Knicks & Nuggets 3-1 lead, Caleb Williams & Bo Nix rookie potential, Travis Kelce contract extension

4/29/2024
(00:00) Knicks take 3-1 lead on 76ers. Lakers stay alive against Nuggets (23:02) Caleb Williams and Bo Nix rookie potential (33:25) Luka Doncic on Kyrie Irving: "I'm letting him down" (38:05) Report: Zeke and Cowboys agree to 1-year deal (43:46) Surprised the Chiefs still aren't Super Bowl favorites after Kelce extension? / Did Eagles win the draft? (55:16) Who is at fault for the Suns sweep? (1:03:40) Nick's UFL Medals /Can the Lakers upset the Nuggets? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:22

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Falcons shock NFL & draft Penix, Caleb Williams wants “immortality”, Pats should be happy with Maye?

4/26/2024
(00:00) Falcons draft Michael Penix Jr, Chiefs trade up for Xavier Worthy, Patriots draft Drake Maye (23:35) Caleb Williams: “Goal is immortality… winning championships” / Cowboys trade back and draft OT (34:50) Did the Broncos reach for Bo Nix? (39:23) Was Kevin Wildes right about Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets all along? (44:55) How shocking was the Falcons drafting Michael Penix Jr. after signing Kirk Cousins to big deal? (57:31) Shocked that the Bills traded back and let the Chiefs trade up for a WR? (1:03:44) What did you make of Joel Embiid’s performance against the Knicks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:24

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Players Cowboys, Chiefs and Jets must draft, BUD List, Could Chargers draft Herbert’s replacement?

4/25/2024
(00:00) Lose faith in the Celtics? Do the Lakers look lost? Nick’s update Mock Draft (23:19) What are the chances the Chargers draft Herbert’s replacement? (32:16) Are the Bengals in trouble? (35:55) Who do the Cowboys, Chiefs and Jets NEED to draft? (44:57) Broussard's Under Duress List (57:04) Report: Bills to “sour the earth” for a WR. Bills owe it to Josh Allen to draft a WR1? (1:03:45) Nick’s NBA Medals /Future First Things First Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:03