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The Bucs struggled again and it's on Tom Brady. Did the Steelers finally leapfrog the Chiefs on Max's NFL Power Rankings? Phillip Rivers has played the best of any QB to change teams. Max looks at the Lakers' offseason and asks if they're better than last year.By ESPN Radio, Max Kellerman
Max talks about Russell Wilson getting the better of Kyler Murray last night before talking about the surprising news that Taysom Hill will get the start over Jameis Winston for the New Orleans Saints. He also plays "No Doubt" and much more.By ESPN Radio, Max Kellerman
Tom Brady struggles again. Is this on Brady or Coach Arians? Do you trust Brady in the moment of truth? Rams are true contenders. Kendrick Perkins answers if this year's Lakers team is stronger than last year and if the Clippers improved at all. Max says it's too late for the Eagles to bench Carson Wentz because 'He's Finished!' Callers agree with …
Stephen A, Max, Paul Finebaum and Matt Barnes debate if Big Ben is a top 5 QB, if Dabo is right to be mad at FSU and if the Clippers are blowing it in free agency.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate if we can still trust Tom Brady and the Bucs, if the Lakers moves have made them a favorite to repeat and where James Harden should want to play next.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Max recaps a crazy NFL Sunday with lots of QB drama in Philadelphia and Baltimore. Plus, what the future holds for Cincinnati.By ESPN Radio, Max Kellerman
First Take debates if it's time to worry about Lamar, are the Steelers underrated or overrated and Stephen A, sounds off on the Cowboys.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers can be a Super Bowl team, if we should have doubts about the Chiefs repeating and what we learned from Taysom Hill's first start with the Saints.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Stephen A. & Max debate what NBA teams must make a splash in free agency, Tim Tebow joins to talk about college football, the guys question if Leon Rose is taking the Knicks in the right direction, debate if it's too soon to say Tua Tagovailoa is the real deal, and discuss who needs a win more: Aaron Rodgers or Lamar Jackson.…
Stephen A. & Max react to the Seahawks win against the Cardinals and wonder if they're Super Bowl favorites, debate if the Warriors title runs are over after Klay Thompson's injury, question if the Patriots will win the AFC East, and discuss if the Raiders can beat the Chiefs again.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
With Klay Thompson out for the season Max tells us if the Warriors are Done. Other than Curry, who else can shoot on this Warriors team? Marcus Spears stops by and tells us his undercover NFC/AFC contenders. Can Lamar Jackson avenge one of his rare losses vs the Titans. Max doesn't believe the listed A Tribe Called Quest lyrics to one of his favori…
Max reacts to the news on Klay Thompson being OUT for the Season. Max feels the Warriors are in big trouble. Greg Anthony stops by to give us his thoughts on Klay's injury and his son, Cole Anthony being drafted by the Magic. Also, who does Max have as the MVP; Kyler Murray or Russell Willson? Which 6-3 NFL Teams are Super Bowl Contenders?…
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Knicks made the right choice drafting Obi Toppin, discuss if James Harden should want to go to Brooklyn or Philadelphia, question if Kevin Durant can return to his dominant form, more on Klay Thompson's injury, and a preview for tonight's Cardinals-Seahawks match-up.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Stephen A. & Max react to the reports of a serious leg injury for Klay Thompson, debate if Michael Jordan made the right call in drafting LaMelo Ball, and talk about if they would start a franchise with Kyler Murray or Russell Wilson.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Do the Rockets 'need' to trade James Harden? Jonathan Givony stops by to tell us who'll go #1 in the NFL Draft...How far did the Saints fall in Max's NFL Power Rankings? Are the Raiders contenders?By ESPN Radio, Max Kellerman
Max asks if the Rockets need to trade James Harden on Draft Night? Max says Harden will end up in Brooklyn. Also, is there a true #1 in this years NBA Draft? Ryan Clark stops by and comments on the Saints without Drew Brees. Max talks about the Chiefs possibly getting swept by the RaidersBy ESPN Radio, Max Kellerman
First take is joined by Warriors owner Joe Lacob to discuss all things with the draft and his plan for fans at home games, if the Saints can reach the playoffs without Brees, and should the NFL discipline Antonio Brown.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim
Stephen A, Max and Jay Williams discuss if the Rockets should demand Kyrie as part of any harden trade, Who should be the number one pick in the NBA draft and if Kyler Murray or Russell Wilson is more dangerous.By ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim