Vancouver Canucks, College Football and WWE With Ryan Biech of Sportsnet, Not That Ryan Adams and William R. Washington of RBR Wrestling (Ep. 232)

Chase Thomas is joined by Sportsnet and Canucks Army's Ryan Biech to talk about the Vancouver Canucks odd start to the 2018-19 NHL season, their negative-13 point differential, Elias Pettersson's ROTY chances, the Quinn Hughes hype, what happened with Petrus Palmu, the departure of the Sedin brothers, and Seattle vs. Vancouver going forward (1:00).

Then, Chase's longtime friend Not That Ryan Adams joins the podcast to talk about the disappointing Detroit Lions, Auburn's hiring of former Memphis OC Kenny Dillingham, the future of Gus Malzahn at Auburn, Miami losing Manny Diaz to Temple, Mel Tucker taking the Colorado job, and their College Football Playoff predictions (26:00).

To wrap up, RBR Wrestling's William R. Washington joins the podcast to talk about the sad state of Monday Night Raw, where Drew McIntyre can go without Roman Reigns, a potential Undisputed Era debut, the New Daniel Bryan, and why Asuka has to win the Smackdown Women's title at TLC against Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair (70:00).

NBA With Michael Pina of VICE Sports (Ep. 231)

Chase Thomas is joined by VICE Sports' NBA writer Michael Pina to talk about his new piece on Kawhi Leonard getting better as a ballhandler in Toronto, the future of the Raptors with Leonard, OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam, the odd season Frank Ntilikina is having with the Knicks in 2018-19, the upside of Mitchell Robinson, the Lakers potentially acquiring Trevor Ariza from the Phoenix Suns, and if the Houston Rockets can fix their bench by moving Eric Gordon.

WWE With Mike Piellucci of The Ringer and The Outline and NFL Hot Takes With Chris Brockman of The Rich Eisen Show (Ep. 230)

Chase Thomas is joined by sports writer Mike Piellucci to talk about the current state of the WWE product, what makes NXT or Smackdown Live the best program, the issues with Drew McIntyre as the top heel on RAW, the New Daniel Bryan as WWE World Champion, Becky Lynch vs. Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair at TLC, and what makes Johnny Gargano so good as a pro wrestler (1:00).

Then, The Rich Eisen Show's Chris Brockman returns to talk about their love for Chilis, the Patriots coming out of the AFC this season, what is so scary about the Chargers, Kyle Shanahan for COTY, the issues with the Steelers, what makes the Broncos and Ravens fun down the stretch, Russell Wilson's MVP case, Aaron Rodgers' future in Green Bay and much more (60:00).

Former St. Louis Rams QB Marc Bulger, NFL With Austin Gayle of PFF and College Football With Connor O'Gara of Saturday Down South (Ep. 229)


Chase Thomas is joined by former St. Louis Rams quarterback Marc Bulger to talk about his career, the change in today's NFL offenses, Trent Green and Kurt Warner, his new passion for curling, Will Grier and West Virginia, whether or not he misses football, and much more (1:00).

Then, Pro Football Focus' Austin Gayle returns to talk about the fall of the Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton's injury, the status of Ron Rivera, the Vikings' offense issues, Kirk Cousins behind a bad offensive line, the Steelers losing James Conner, the team's persistent issues on defense, and the rise of Lamar Jackson and the Ravens (18:00).

Lastly, Saturday Down South's Connor O'Gara joins Chase to talk about the epic Georgia vs. Alabama SEC Championship game, Jake Fromm's future at UGA, Justin Fields and his options, Kentucky missing their moment, Kelly Bryant choosing Mizzou over Auburn, Hugh Freeze at Tennessee or Auburn, Heisman Finalists, and CFB Playoff predictions (41:00).

NBA With Sean Highkin of Bleacher Report and DIME Magazine (Ep. 228)

Chase Thomas is joined by veteran NBA writer Sean Highkin to talk about the Anthony Davis vs. Joel Embiid debate, the Bulls firing Fred Hoiberg, what Chicago can be in the future, whether or not the Wizards should trade Bradley Beal or John Wall, the Sixers' roster after the Jimmy Butler trade, and what the Victor Oladipo injury issues mean for the Pacers.

MLB With Rany Jazayerli of The Ringer and The Athletic and WWE With Nick Piccone of Philly Influencer (Ep. 227)

Chase Thomas is joined by longtime MLB writer Rany Jazayerli to talk about the state of the Kansas City Royals, the upcoming Winter Meetings, Dayton Moore leading the rebuild in Kansas City, the Braves vs. Phillies, the sad state of the AL Central, and much more (1:00).

Then, Philly Influencer's Nick Piccone returns to talk about that terrible episode of Monday Night Raw, why you can't fix the Braun Strowman and Roman Reigns problem, what makes Smackdown Live great, the Lars Sullivan video packages, a potential John Cena return on Raw, and much more (35:00).

Golden State Warriors With Andy Liu of Light Years and NFL Week 12 Analysis With Austin Gayle of PFF (Ep. 226)


Chase Thomas is joined by Warriors World's Andy Liu to talk about the Golden State Warriors' early-season struggles, Steph Curry and his injury, the Kevin Durant and Draymond Green feud, potential trades for Green, Curry for MVP, which team poses the biggest threat to Golden State, and much more (1:00).

Then, ProFootballFocus' Austin Gayle jumps on the pod to talk about the problems with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Blake Bortles dilemma, if the team should trade Jalen Ramsey, the return of Josh Allen for the Buffalo Bills, the issues with the Bills' offense, the awful Alex Smith injury, the Steelers coming together around Big Ben, the AFC contenders, and the debut of Lamar Jackson for the Baltimore Ravens (38:00).

That Just Happened College Football Week 12 With Jordan DeArmon (Ep. 225)

Chase Thomas is joined by longtime friend Jordan DeArmon to talk about Ohio State's future with Urban Meyer and Ryan Day, where Oklahoma belongs in the College Football Playoff, Kyler Murray vs. Tua Tagovailoa, West Virginia dropping a heartbreaker to the Oklahoma State Cowboys, Andy Isabella's big day against the Georgia Bulldogs, how Pittsburgh won the ACC Coastal Division, Utah getting through November in the Pac-12, who could be the next coach at Colorado and preview the biggest games in Week 13 of the college football season. 

NFL Week 10 With Austin Gayle of PFF and Atlanta Falcons With Matt Chambers of The Falcoholic (Ep. 223)

Chase Thomas is joined by The Falcoholic's Matt Chambers to talk about Steve Sarkisian vs. Kyle Shanahan, the Dan Quinn defense, the absence of Deion Jones, the greatness of Damontae Kazee, the future of the Falcons, and much more. 

Then, Pro Football Focus' Austin Gayle returns to talk about potential Derek Carr trades out of Oakland, the issues with Philadelphia Eagles secondary, Carson Wentz' play since his return, the New Orleans Saints' awful secondary, issues with Marcus Lattimore, the brilliance of Michael Thomas, a New Orleans Super Bowl in Atlanta, the next head coach of the New York Jets, Lincoln Riley vs. Ryan Day, Bruce Arians, Lane Kiffin and much more.

NBA With Jeff Siegel of Early Bird Rights and Peachtree Hoops (Ep. 222)

Chase Thomas is joined by Early Bird Rights' proprietor Jeff Siegel to talk about the Atlanta Hawks' early season nuggets, the Kevin Huerter offensive upside, Trae Young vs. Luka Doncic, what to make of Omari Spellman and John Collins, the ceiling for Taurean Waller-Prince, the Wizards' issues with talent and chemistry, John Wall on the Knicks, Bradley Beal's trade value, the Pacers big rotation of Domantas Sabonis and Myles Turner, Jimmy Butler next to Victor Oladipo, and where the Pacers could go with their cap space.

Howard Beck of Bleacher Report on Early Lakers Returns, Kawhi and the Raptors, and the Nets Making the Leap (Ep. 221)

Chase Thomas is joined by Bleacher Report's senior NBA writer Howard Beck to talk about the Sacramento Kings surprising start behind De'Aaron Fox, the Lakers issues early on, potential Lonzo Ball trades, the patience of LeBron James, the Raptors rolling with Kawhi Leonard, the Bucks with Coach Budenholzer, Dwane Casey unleashing Blake Griffin in Detroit, the Brooklyn Nets finding their rhythm, and whether or not Caris LeVert is for real.

WWE Evolution, San Jose Sharks, and MLB With Kevin Kurz of The Athletic, Nick Stellini of Baseball Prospectus and Danielle Matheson (Ep. 220)

Chase Thomas is joined by The Athletic's San Jose Sharks beat writer Kevin Kurz to talk about the team's hot start, the Evander Kane lawsuit, the mixture of young and old talent on the roster, Erik Karlsson's future with the team and much more (1:00).

Then, The Athletic and Baseball Prospectus MLB writer Nick Stellini returns to talk about the Yankees and Manny Machado, potential JT Realmuto trade options for the Marlins, the World Series ratings dip, and the Mets bizarre GM hire in Brodie Van Wagenen (20:00).

To wrap up today's episode, pro wrestling writer Danielle Matheson returns to talk WWE Evolution, the future of women's wrestling, Ronda Rousey vs. Nikki Bella along with Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch, and much more (55:00).

That Just Happened Week 9 College Football With Jordan DeArmon (Ep. 218)

Chase Thomas is joined by longtime friend Jordan DeArmon to talk about Georgia's big win over the Florida Gators, the fall of the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and Cole McDonald, Clemson demolishing Florida State, Georgia Southern returning to prominence, Georgia Tech stunning Virginia Tech, the problem with Mark Richt and the Miami Hurricane offense, and preview the Week 10 games in college football.

That Just Happened College Football Week 8 With Jordan DeArmon (Ep. 217)

Chase Thomas is joined by longtime friend Jordan DeArmon to talk about Purdue upsetting Ohio State at home, the continued improvement of Michigan, the great story that is the 2018 UAB Blazers, Virginia and Virginia Tech sitting atop the leaderboard in the ACC Coastal division, the SEC East battle between Florida and Georgia and Kentucky, whether or not Washington State can keep it going on the road at Stanford and preview the Week 9 games in college football.

MLB Playoffs With Jon Tayler of Sports Illustrated, NBA Season Kickoff With Jovan Buha of The Athletic and WWE With Derek Montilla of The Steel Cage (Ep. 216)

Chase Thomas is joined by SI's Jon Tayler to talk about the controversial home run call in Game 4 of the ALCS between the Red Sox and the Astros, the injury issues with Houston in 2018, what to make of the Manny Machado mess in the NLCS against the Brewers, the future of the Philadelphia Phillies and much more (1:00).

Then, The Athletic's Jovan Buha returns to the pod to talk about the new Woj bomb that the Clippers have a good chance at nabbing Kawhi Leonard next summer, the Jimmy Butler aspect to Los Angeles, the problems with Miami, the G-League salary and rule changes, more (35:00).

Lastly, The Steel Cage's Derek Montilla jumps on the pod to talk about the debut of WWE UK, the problems with the Crown Jewel event, the future of the Women's division in the WWE, the Batista vs. Triple H feud that started on Smackdown 1000 and what to make of Impact Wrestling's future (70:00).

Texas Is Back With Bryan Curtis of The Ringer and That Just Happened College Football Week 7 With Jordan DeArmon (Ep. 215)

Chase Thomas is joined by The Ringer's Bryan Curtis to talk about the Texas Longhorns returning to the top of the Big 12 standings, the return of Shane Buechele under center, what makes Sam Ehlinger great, the differences between the Charlie Strong and Tom Herman era, what makes Texas so fascinating in college football (1:00).

Then, Chase's longtime friend Jordan DeArmon returns to talk about Georgia getting upset by LSU, the Jake Fromm conundrum, Auburn imploding at home against Tennessee, the future of Gus Malzahn, believing in Michigan, the Darrelle Henderson show continuing against UCF, the crazy Vanderbilt and Florida fight, and preview Week 8 in college football (35:00).

Atlanta Sports Update, Jimmy Butler Hysteria and the Return of Shawn Michaels With Nick Cellini of 680 The Fan, James Holas of BBALLBREAKDOWN and William R. Washington of RBR Wrestling (Ep. 214)

Chase Thomas is joined by 680 The Fan's Nick Cellini to talk about the state of the Falcons, how the Braves should approach the Winter Meetings, if they should go after Bryce Harper, if the Hawks could be fun this fall, and more. (1:00).

Then, BBallbreakdown's James Holas jumps on the pod to talk about the Jimmy Butler craziness in Minnesota, Kyrie planning to re-sign with the Celtics, and the Spurs' playoff chances without Dejounte Murray (30:00).

To wrap up, RBR Wrestling's William R. Washington comes on the pod to talk about that Triple H vs. Undertaker match at WWE Super Show-Down, Shawn Michaels dream opponents, the Dean Ambrose storyline, and where the Miz vs. Daniel Bryan vs. AJ Styles feud is going (55:00).

NFL Week 6 Analysis and College Football Week 7 Storylines With Austin Gayle of PFF and Sean Sullivan of Move The Sticks (Ep. 213)

Chase Thomas is joined by Pro Football Focus' NFL Editor Austin Gayle to talk about the disappointing Philadelphia Eagles, what Carson Wentz is struggling with, the Cowboys' hidden stars on defense, how the Carolina Panthers stack up against the New Orleans Saints, the future of Andrew Luck in Indianapolis and much more. Then, NFL Media and Move The Sticks' With Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks' podcast producer Sean Sullivan jumps on the pod to talk about the upcoming Auburn vs. Tennessee game, why nobody should sleep on Michigan at this point in the season, and the great story behind Smokey X and the history behind it all in Knoxville.

That Just Happened in College Football and Week 7 Picks and Preview With Jordan DeArmon (Ep. 212)

Chase Thomas is joined by longtime friend Jordan DeArmon to talk about Texas' big win against Oklahoma, the sad state of the Auburn offense following a loss to Mississippi State, where Notre Dame fits into the College Football Playoff conversation, the brilliance of Darrelle Henderson at Memphis along with Hawaii surviving without superstar quarterback Cole McDonald, just how historically bad UConn football is at the moment and preview the Week 7 slate of games in college football.

NFL Week 4 Analysis and College Football Storylines with Austin Gayle of PFF and Sean Sullivan of Move The Sticks (Ep. 211)

Chase Thomas is joined by PFF's Austin Gayle to talk about the state of the Denver Broncos after falling to Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs, who is the better team: Ravens or Bengals, the impressive debut of Josh Rosen in Arizona and why Amari Cooper is fine in Oakland (1:00).

Then, NFL Media's Move The Sticks' producer Sean Sullivan jumps on the pod to talk about Tennessee covering against Georgia, if Kentucky can beat Texas A&M on the road, whether or not Brian Kelly is now underrated, Clemson guys going off on the transfer of Kelly Bryant, and West Virginia's brutal path to the CFB playoff (30:00).