First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day’s top stories.
Here's the Latest Episode from First Take:
Stephen A. & Max debate if there is more pressure on Mike McCarthy or Carson Wentz this weekend, Tim Tebow talks Trevor Lawrence getting Covid and other college football topics, Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson joins to talk about the Steelers, and does Max still believe in Nick Foles? Plus, how should James Harden and Russell Westbrook feel about the hiring of Stephen Silas?
Stephen A. & Max react to Trevor Lawrence contracting Covid, debate if a loss is a bigger deal to the Steelers or Ravens, question if the Patriots are out of the playoff picture if they lose this weekend, and react to Mike D'Antoni being hired as an assistant coach for the Nets.
Stephen A. & Max debate if Carson Wentz or Mike McCarthy is under more pressure this weekend, discuss if Tom Brady is responsible be for Antonio Brown, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather joins to talk boxing, and Stephen A. shares more information on Justin Turner's breaking the MLB Covid-19 protocol after testing positive.
Stephen A. & Max debate what the 76ers under Daryl Morey and Doc Rivers should look like, debate if Lamar Jackson has more to prove than Ben Roethlisberger in their match-up, and does Justin Turner deserve a big suspension after celebrating with the Dodgers after testing positive for Covid-19?
Stephen A, Max, and Jeff Passan debate if Clayton Kershaw erased his demons, if Dez Bryant can help Lamar Jackson, and is it championship or bust for Nets this season.
First Takes discusses what was the biggest story last night with Dodgers winning the World Series. Trevor Lawrence dodging the Jets, and Justin Turner's actions after positive coronavirus test.
Stephen A, Max, and Jeff Saturday debate when the NBA should restart, if AB makes the Bucs the favorites and Stephen A. gives us his top 5 teams.
Stephen A, Max, Jessica Mendoza and Marcus Spears debate if the Rams winning or the Bears losing was the bigger story on Monday Night Football, if Cam Newton will lose his starting job with the Patriots and if the Dodgers can close out the World Series tonight in game 6.
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if the Steelers are the best team in the AFC, if the Mike McCarthy should finish the season in Dallas and if Max will finally give Tom Brady his credit.
Stephen A, Max and Keyshawn Johnson debate if the Patriots should be panicked over Cam's bad game, if Max needs to give Tom Brady credit and what Odell Beckham Jr's injury means for his future.
Stephen A. & Max debate what a win would mean for the Cowboys, Tim Tebow joins to talk this weekend's biggest games, anonymous agents are jealous of LeBron, Rich Paul, and Klutch Sports, plus, was Daniel Jones' 80-yard run embarrassing?
Stephen A. and Max react to Carson Wentz leading the Eagles in a comeback win over the Giants, preview the match-up of unbeatens with the Steelers and the Titans, Stan Van Gundy becomes the coach of the Pelicans, and what would another loss mean for the Patriots?
First Takes responds the Baker Mayfield's comments to Stephen A's criticism, if they're confident in Ezekiel Elliott's leadership, and Omari Hardwick joins the show.
Stephen A, Max, and Louis Riddick discuss if Antonio Brown would help or hurt Seahawks, if the Eagles should regret the Carson Wentz contract, Ravens defensive end Calais Campbell joins the show.
Stephen A and Max push for Odell Beckham to get out of Cleveland, if the Rockets should trade Harden or Westbrook, and if the decision to start Tua versus Aaron Donald was smart.
First Take is joined by Jeff Passan as they discuss how Kershaw can silence his critics after Dodgers win Game 1, who is the bigger problem for the Cowboys, and UFC fighter Justin Gaethje also joins the show.
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate if Mike McCarthy was the right hire for the Cowboys, if Derrick Henry will still MVP votes from QBs and Stephen A gives his top 5 NFL teams.
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Khabib Nurmagomedov debate if the it's time for the Cowboys to panic after a bad game against the Cardinals, if anyone can stop the Chiefs in the AFC and what Khabib has to do to be considered an all time great.
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if the Buccaneers are the best team in the NFC, if Ryan Tannehill should be considered for MVP and if Lopez is the best in the world after his win over Lomachenko.
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Dan Orlovsky debate what happed to the Packers against the Bucs, if the Browns should give up on Baker Mayfield and if Carson Wentz deserves praise or blame for the Eagles' season.
Stephen A. & Max debate if Wentz or Jackson will lead their team to victory this weekend, Tim Tebow joins to talk college football and Nick Saban. Plus, the guys react to Daryl Morey stepping down as GM of the Rockets, and Saints DE Cam Jordan joins.
Stephen A. & Max debate if Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady will shine brighter on Sunday, react to Ty Lue agreeing to a deal to become the Clippers head coach, discuss if Ben Roethlisberger or Baker Mayfield need a bigger game this weekend, and Teddy Atlas joins to preview the Vasyl Lomachenko - Teofimo Lopez fight.
Max debates Stephen A. why expectations should be tempered coming off Achilles injury for Kevin Durant, who is the team to beat in AFC East, and reaction to Nick Saban testing positive for Covid-19.
First Take reacts to the news of Falcons shutting down facility due to positive coronavirus test, which team should sign Le'Veon Bell and Rodgers-Brady matchup preview for this week.
Max and Domonique Foxworth react to Tom Brady yelling at his teammates, WWE Universal Champ Roman Reigns joins to talk about The Rock and his next match, the guys debate if that Lakers can repeat next year considering Klay Thompson and Steph Curry's return to the Warriors and Kevin Durant joining the Nets. Plus, much more.
Max and Domonique Foxworth react to the Titans dominating win over the Bills, question where Dak Prescott's contact talks stand now, debate where the best location for Ty Lue is, and react to the Jets letting Le'Veon Bell walk.
First Take is joined by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Rajon Rondo as they give their reaction on Lakers recently winning, if Tom Brady or Lebron James has dominated their sport more, and T.I. also joins the show to express his frustration for the Falcons.
Stephen A and Max discuss Stephen Jones' comments on Dak remaining part of Cowboys future, if they learned more about Herbert or Brees last night, and Russell Wilson joins the show.
First Takes discusses with Kendrick Perkins if LeBron's 4th NBA title make him the G.O.A.T, if Russell Wilson is the best QB in NFL right now, and Magic Johnson joins the show.
Stephen A, Max and Keyshawn debate if this was LeBron's most challenging title, reaction to Dak Prescott's injury, and if the Chiefs are too depending on Patrick Mahomes.
First take debates if the Ravens are too dependent on Lamar Jackson , who will win the Finals MVP, and Tim Tebow joins the show with his take on Miami-Clemson matchup ahead.
Stephen A and Max discuss if this loss versus the Bears is on Tom Brady, Mark Jackson gives his Lakers-Heat game 5 preview, and should the Titans be forced to forfeit games.
First Take discusses what must the Cowboys change to save their season, MLB Playoff updates, Bobby Wagner season recap, and Rick Ross also joins the show.
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins debate Isiah Thomas' comments on moving LeBron past MJ, if the NFL should have played the 2020 season, and will Tom Brady top Nick Foles tonight.
Stephen A. & Max debate how big the gap is between LeBron and the NBA's next best player. Is Jerry Jones the most to blame for the Cowboys? Plus, more on the NFL Covid cases, and WNBA Champion Sue Bird joins the show.
Stephen A. & Max react to more positive Covid tests in the NFL. LeBron and the Lakers are now one game away from a championship; is Anthony Davis his best teammate ever? Plus, reaction to Aaron Rodgers' comments about his stats.
Stephen A, Max, Isiah Thomas and Jeff Saturday debate who will have the biggest impact on game 4 between the Lakers and Heat, Stephen's A List of the top teams in the NFL and more!
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if Aaron Rodgers should be the MVP, if the Chiefs looked vulnerable against the Patriots and how bad is the NFC East?
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins, Chris Bosh and Ryan Clark debate, what we should expect from LeBron after the game 3 loss, if Tom Brady proved he's still an elite qb and much more.
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Dan Orlovsky debate what happened to the Cowboys against the Browns, if the Heat's game 3 win was more about the Lakers or Jimmy Butler's triple double and more!
Stephen A. & Max talk about the weekend match-up between the Patriots and Chiefs, debate if there's pressure on Sixers stars with their new coach, Tim Tebow joins to talk college football, and Kyrie says he's coaching.
Stephen A. & Max react to Kyrie Irving's possible shot at LeBron, debate if a Lakers title would benefit AD or LeBron more, question if the Browns or the Cowboys need a win more, and Dr. and former NFL player Myron Rolle joins to talk about COVID-19 and the NFL.
Stephen A, Max, Damien Woody and Kenny Smith debate if Doc Rivers should be the Sixers' next coach, what the NBA can do about diversity among head coaches and more!
Stephen A, Max and Vince Carter debate if the Heat can get back into this series against the Lakers, if Belichick or Mahomes is more important to their game this Sunday and if Doc Rivers can fix the 76ers.
Stephen A. & Max question if the Heat can upset the Lakers. Alex Rodrigueze joins to talk about the MLB playoffs, updates on the NFL COVID outbreak, and more.
Stephen A. & Max debate if this Finals will have an impact on LeBron's legacy, discuss the NFL's handling of its COVID outbreak, Paul Finebaum joins to talk college football, and can the Heat upset the Lakers?
First Take is joined by Jeff Passan as the MLB playoffs get underway, Titans-Vikings facilities to shut down after Titans personnel test positive for COVID-19, and much more.
Stephen A. and Max discuss if they learned more about Mahomes or Lamar last night, if the Clippers are justified in letting Doc Rivers go, and Stephen's A list is revealed after week 3.
Stephen A, Max, Dan Orlovsky, Ryan Clark, and Kendrick Perkins debate which QB needs to have the bigger impact in the Chiefs/Ravens Monday Night game; Lamar Jackson or Patrick Mahomes, If Foles should be the Bears starter going forward and if the Rams got robbed by a bad PI call.
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson, Dan Orlovsky and Kendrick Perkins debate what's wrong with the Cowboys, If we should be excited about the Packers or concerned about the saints and if LeBron is closing in on the Goat.
First Take discuss their game 5 predictions for Heat-Celtics, Mike D'antoni a possible candidate for 76ers Head Coach Job, and Tim Tebow joins the show to react to the Pac-12 returning and more.
Stephen A. and Max debate if there's a chance Nuggets can make a comeback again down 3-1 to the Lakers, Cowboys-Seahawks preview, and Chris Paul joins the show for HBCU Week,
Stephen A. Max, Troy Vincent and Louis Riddick discuss who will have the biggest impact in game 4 of the Lakers Nuggets series, the NFL's contribution to HBCU week and if the Chiefs or Ravens are the better team.
Stephen A, Max, and Damien Woody debate if the Celtics/Heat series is over, how feel about the Breonna Taylor news and how concerned to be about the Eagles.
Stephen A. & Max talk to Deion Sanders about becoming the Head Coach at Jackson State and other NFL topics. Rapper Big Sean joins to talk about the Lakers and Detroit sports, and the guys debate if Kyler Murray is already a top-10 player in the NFL.
Stephen A. & Max react to the Nuggets win in game 3, predictions on who wins game 4 in the East, plus, reactions to Cam Newton's comments on his contract, and best-selling author Jeff Benedict joins to talk about the Patriots.
Stephen A, Max and Jeff Saturday debate, if we should be worried about Drew Brees, Colby Covington's comments about LeBron and who's the problem in Philly.
Stephen A, Max and Marcus Spears debate if we should buy into the Raiders, if Saquon or Nick Bosa is a bigger loss for their teams and how important game 3 is to the Lakers.
First Take is joined by Dan Orlovsky to discuss if Wentz is more part of the problem or solution, if Tom Brady's week 2 performance was impressive, and Bill QB Josh Allen joins the show.
Stephen A, Max and Keyshawn debate if they should give the Cowboys Credit for their win versus the Falcons, if Cam or Russ stood out yesterday and what did Anthony Davis prove with his game-winning shot.
First Take debates if the Nuggets have a chance to win against the Lakers, Giannis wins MVP, if the Falcons can upset the Cowboys in week 2 and much more in the NFL.
Stephen A, Max, and Ryan Clark discuss if there is faith restored in Baker Mayfield after his win versus the Bengals, is the Heat-Celtics series over, and Vernon Davis joins the show.
First Take discusses if Lamar the most crucial player to the Ravens, if Lebron is let off the hook after Clippers collapse, and Eric Reid remaining an unsigned free agent.
Stephen A. and Max debate if they're confident this Clippers roster wins a title, how much is being made of Coach Arians' comments on Tom Brady, and D.K. Metcalf joins the show.
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins to debate how devastating this loss was for Kawhi, how much Doc Rivers is to blame for the elimination, and Saints WR Emmanuel Sanders joins the show.
Stephen A. brings out the receipts for Max and discuss how bad is this for Kawhi & Clippers, Big Ten football season to resume in October and what was the biggest story from Heat-Celtics game 1?
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Jeff Saturday debate if the Steelers are a playoff team, if the Bucks can keep Giannis by spending more money and if the Clippers can win game 7 against the Nuggets.
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum debate what happened to the Giants on Monday Night Football, if Sunday was just one bad game for Brady and if the Big Ten will play football this fall.
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if we should be crushing Baker for his play, if Cam can win a Super Bowl with the Patriots and what has happened to the Clippers.
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Cowboys got robbed on a bad call, if Tom Brady's debut with the Bucs has gone to plan and if Aaron Rodgers is proving a point with his play.
Stephen A. & Max debate what they were impressed with in the battle between Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson, the guys react to Dak Prescott's comments on his depression, Tim Tebow joins to talk college football, and Stephen A. lists his top 5 NFL match-ups of the weekend.
Stephen A. & Max react to the Chiefs dominating win over the Texans, talk about the fans reaction to the teams social justice stance, and is it over for the Rockets?
First Take previews Rockets-Lakers Game 4 tonight, Steve Nash addresses Stephen A's 'White Privilege' comments, and Aqib Talib joins the show to discuss Brady and Belichick.
Stephen A. and Max react to the Raptors forcing Game 7 against the Celtics, Texans-Chiefs matchup tonight, Kyle Brandt from NFL Network joins the show to discuss who has the most to prove in the NFC East.
Stephen A., Max, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate how the Rockets can compete with the Lakers how impressed we should be by the Heat and if the Packers are Super Bowl contenders.
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Kendrick Perkins debate if LeBron is proving he's still the goat, what changes the Bucks have to make going forward and Jerry Jones latest comments on kneeling.
First Take discusses if Giannis should shut it down for Game 5, who's under more pressure for Rockets Lakers matchup, and Teofimo Lopez joins the show to tak about his fight with Lomachenko.
Stephen A. and Max react to Clippers taking Game 3 versus the Nuggets, if the Raptors are finished and if the Ravens can win a title with Lamar's QB style.
Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate how much better Dak Prescott will be working with Mike McCarthy, if Novak Djokovic accidentally hitting a judge with a tennis ball was handled too harshly and more.
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark debate if the Lakers have it figured out, if the Bucks can stay alive and where DeShaun Watson ranks among top QBs in the NFL.
Stephen A. debates if LeBron is being too sensitive with his recent Twitter comment, more discussion on Steve Nash as Nets coach, can the Bucks get a game tonight vs. the Heat, and more.
Stephen A. reacts to the Raptors win via buzzer beater, Cam Newton becoming a captain for the Patriots, Richard Jefferson joins to talk about his Twitter exchange with Scottie Pippen, and will the NFL season get interrupted?
Stephen A, Max, Ed Reed, Richard Jefferson and David Fizzdale debate what Steve Nash's hire will mean for the Nets, if the Ravens can win a championship this season and more!
Stephen A, and Max debate if Steve Nash was a good hire for the Nets, how we should feel about the Rockets and if the Buccaneers are more likely to make the Super Bowl or miss the playoffs.
First Take debates if Game 2 is a must win for the Bucks, if it's fair to put Saquon ahead of Zeke, and how important is Kamara to the Saints.
Stephen A. and Max react to Nuggets getting pass the Jazz in Game 7, whom is most important for Game 7 for Houston, and Trump lauds "Very productive" chat with Big Ten.
Stephen A. & Max question if Giannis will step up, debate if Donovan Mitchell or Jamal Murray will show up bigger in GM 7, plus, a breakdown of the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes.
Stephen A. & Max react to Chris Paul and the Thunder evening up the series with the Rockets, was the Heat winning about them or about bad Bucks, more on our NFL Prime Time Players countdown, plus Bill Belichick talks about Cam Newton.
Stephen A, Max, Jay Bilas, and Kelly Carter discuss the legacy of John Thompson and remember Chadwick Boseman.
Stephen A, Max, Michael Wilbon, Mark Lamont Hill and Kendrick Perkins discuss the legacy of John Thompson, Jamal Murray's huge game 6 and much more!
First Take is joined by Isiah Thomas to debate how impactful are these leagues calling for social justice, Trump and Brian Urlacher facing backlash and much more.
Stephen A. and Max react to the NBA Players decide to resume playoffs, Michael Jordan impact among owners for the players, and how much pressure has NBA put on NFL to act.
Stephen A. & Max react to the NBA boycott and other league boycotts in response to continued racial injustice in America. Kendrick Perkins and Dr. Harry Edwards join.
Stephen A. & Max react to the NBA boycott and other league boycotts in response to continued racial injustice in America. Jay Williams and Maria Taylor join.
Stephen A, Max, Richard Jefferson and Ryan Clark discuss Doc Rivers' comments on James Blake's shooting, Aaron Donald appears on our Prime Time Players list and we cover the breaking news involving Nate McMillan
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Vince Carter discuss Paul George leading the Clippers to a game 5 victory, players discuss if they should take protesting to another level and do the Lakers or Clippers look better in the bubble?
First Take debates if the 76ers or Nets is a better fit for Gregg Popovich, If the Heat will upset the Bucks and Angela Rye joins the show to discuss how important are athletes in fight for social justice.
Stephen A and Max react to Lakers taking a 3-1 lead, the sports world responding to the Jacob Blake shooting and George Hill's comments on they shouldn't have came to the NBA restart.
Stephen A., Max and Kendrick Perkins debate what's happened to Paul George, Rodger Goodell's comments on Kaepernick and can the Blazers force a game 7.
Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if Luka can take the Mavs past the Clippers, who's to blame for the 76ers being swept and much more!
First Takes debates if they are more confident in Rockets to contend for West, if Patriots will be better than last year, and Triple H with Drew Mcintyre joins the show.
Stephen A, Max, and Kendrick Perkins discuss if Lakers Blazers series will go seven games, what the Bucks need to show to beat the Heat, and Dak praising Mike Mccarthy.
Stephen A, Max, Chiney Ogwumike and Kenny Smith debate if the Mavs can win it all, if Game 2 is a must win for the Lakers and what happens if the Bucks don't reach the finals?
Stephen A, Max, and Booger McFarland debate if the Clippers are in trouble, who's to blame for the Sixers' playoff woes and will Bill Belichick use two QBs?
First Take debates if LeBron is running out of excuses, how the Hayward injury may impact the Celtics, and the release of NFL prime time player #8.
Stephen A. and Max react to Blazers taking game 1 against the Lakers, if the Rockets can win their series without Westbrook, and how much should we be worried about the Bucks.
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Lakers will sweep the Blazers, UNC says they intend to play football this season, the guys talk to Pelicans former Head Coach Alvin Gentry, and more of our Primetime Players NFL countdown.
Stephen A. & Max react to the Clippers pulling out the win vs. the Mavericks, do the Sixers have problems, how good will the Cowboys offense be this season, and who is better: Donovan Mitchell or Jamal Murray?
Stephen A, Max, Kendrick Perkins and Jason Wright debate if we should be worried about the Lakers or the Clippers, if anybody can stop the Bucks in the east and what Jason Wright wants to do as the President of the Washington Football Team.
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Tim Hasselbeck debate if the Lakers should be worried about the Blazers, which superstar is under the most pressure in the NBA playoffs, if Justin Fields should be starting a petition to play football and more!
First Take debate if the Nets are destined for NBA finals next season, Mark Emmert's comments on no fall championships, and Seahawks CB cut after trying to sneak guest into team hotel.
Stephen A, Max and Kendrick Perkins react to Blazers surviving for play-in game for the 8th seed, Brett Favre comments on Aaron Rodgers, and which team had been the biggest disappointment in bubble.
Stephen A, Max, Ryan Clark and Daniel Cormier discuss how Dak should feel about not getting paid, what to expect in Cormier/Miocic III and if the NBA should relax the bubble visitation rules.
Stephen A, Max, Keyshawn Johnson and Stipe Miocic discuss Jerry Jones finally speaking on what the Cowboys' policy will be on players protesting, Russell Westbrook's injury and how good DeAndre Hopkins can be.
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter and Louis Riddick debate if College Football should be played in the fall, how much pressure is on DeShaun Watson and Jerry Jones finally speaks on racial injustice.
Stephen A, Max, Vince Carter, Paul Finebaum and Todd McShay debate if the Lakers should be afraid of the Trail Blazers in the playoffs, if the Pac 12 and Big Ten should play football in the spring and more!
First Take release their NFL 14th ranked prime time player, Lebron admits he's still adusting to playing without fans and are we sleeping on the Raptors in the bubble?
Stephen A. and Max react to Lakers concerns after barely beating the Nuggets, Coaches making case to play College Football, and if MLB will be able to finish the season.
Stephen A. & Max debate how much pressure is on Joel Embiid with Ben Simmons out, Rece Davis joins to talk about the emergency meeting had by Power 5 conferences, day 1 reveal of our Top 15 NFL Primetime Players, Draymond Green gets fined for tampering and much more.
Stephen A. & Max react to Power 5 commissioners holding an emergency meeting to discuss the possible cancellation of the season, Damian Lillard, Paul George, and Patrick Beverley exchange words on social media, plus, several NFL teams are creating their own voluntary bubbles; should the NFL re-assess having a season?
Domonique Foxworth, Matt Barnes, and Richard Jefferson debate how big of a deal LeBron's groin injury is. Paul Finebaum joins to talk about Jim Harbaugh calling out Ohio State, Will the Patriots overcome all the opt-outs and more.
Domonique Foxworth, Matt Barnes, and Richard Jefferson debate how big of a threat the Blazers are to the Lakers. Damien Woody joins to talk about Tom Brady adjusting to the Buccaneers' playbook, More NBA debate; are the Bucks better than the Raptors, and more.
Domonique Foxworth, Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark debate LeBron responding to Trump's comments, the Packers interest in Antonio Brown and Kevin Durant's pick for the finals.
Domonique Foxworth, Kendrick Perkins, Ryan Clark, Bomani Jones, Paul Finebaum and Michael Collins debate if we should be concerned about the Lakers after losing to the Thunder, if Cam can handle the pressure of playing for Belichick if the Big 10 players uniting will accomplish their goal and more!
First Take discusses Lou Williams admitting to making a bad decision for strip club incident, If Derek Carr is the right franchise QB for the Raiders, and Rashod Bateman joins the show as he opts out for the 2020 College Football season.
First Take reacts to Blazers beating the Rockets, If Max Kellerman owes Carmeo Anthony an apology, and Uconn cancelling their 2020 Football Season.
Stephen A, Max Time Hesselbeck and Jackie MacMullan debate if Aaron Rodgers is still a top qb, if the Buccaneers or the Saints will be better and if there's trouble with the 76ers.
Stephen A, Max and Tim Hesselbeck debate if we should be worried about the Lakers, if Odell should play this season and if the Pelicans are Pampering Zion.
First Take dives deep into Jimmy Butler's jersey message over the weekend and decide which side are they on.
Stephen A, Jay Williams, and Kendrick Perkins debate if the Bucks loss to the Rockets is a big deal, Doug Pederson testing positive for the coronavirus and how much concern is there for the Lakers.
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins, Ryan Clark, Jay Williams and Paul Finebaum to break down the Pelicans loss in NBA Opening Night and the SEC's stance on college football this season.
First Take is joined by Louis Riddick to breakdown last night's showdown between the Lakers & Clippers. Marquise Goodwin joins the show to talk about his decision to opt out this season.
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams, Kendrick Perkins and Mark Jackson debate which players are under the most pressure during the NBA restart, the biggest threat to Giannis in the East and more!
Stephen A, Max, Jay Williams and Jeff Van Gundy debate if LeBron or Kawhi is more likely to deliver a title, if the NBA should be worried about the bubble popping and who can stop one of the LA teams.
Jalen and Jacoby are joined by Kendrick Perkins, Jeff Passan and Tim Hasselbeck to debate if the Lakers or Clippers have a better shot at the title, what Aaron Rodgers had to say about Jordan Love and how the MLB should handle the Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak.
Jalen and Jacoby guest host along with Eduardo Perez, Louis Riddick and Kendrick Perkins to debate what we should think of the retribution against the Astros, who got disrespected by the NFL Top 100 list and if LeBron or Giannis should be MVP.
Roy Jones Jr. and Dan Orlosky join the show to discuss Roy's upcoming match vs. Mike Tyson, how Coronavirus continues to impact the future of leagues and more.
First Take, joined by Charly Arnolt, Freddie Coleman and Eduardo Perez react to multiple players on the Miami Marlins testing positive for Coronavirus, Donta Hightower choosing to opt out this season and more.
Max & Bomani Jones talk to Bruce Irvin about the Seahawks trading for Jamal Adams, more incite into MLB's plans after the Marlins Covid-19 outbreak, Roland Martin joins to talk about Colin Kaepernick and the late Rep. John Lewis, plus more.
Max & Bomani Jones react to Major League Baseball cancelling games due to a Covid-19 outbreak with the Marlins, debate who won the Jamal Adams trade, discuss if Lou Williams' extra-curricular activities were a big deal, and more.
First Take is joined by Bakari Sellers, Angela Rye and Kendrick Perkins to discuss athletes continued push for social activism, Jamal Adam's recent comments on Jets head coach and more.
First Take, hosted by Charly Arnolt is joined by Jalen Rose, David Jacoby and Louis Riddick to disucss MLB players kneeling during Opening Day, Lakers first scrimmage in the NBA Bubble and more.
First Takes gets into a heated debated with Kendrick Perkins about James Harden comparing himself to Allen Iverson, if the Celtics can win the title this year and Greg Olsen joins the show.
Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears discuss NFL's plan for social justice helmet decals, Anthony Davis vouching for Lebron to be the MVP and Jessica Mendoza joins the show for MLB Opening Day preview.
First Take is joined by Rick Ross to discuss the Miami Heat, Dolphins. Jeff Saturday then joins the show to discuss if Mahomes is hall-of-fame ready,
First Take is joined by Booger McFarland and Kendrick Perkins to discuss the possibility of the NFL's return during the pandemic, how Westbrook can impact the Rockets title race and more.
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if Jimmy Butler and the Heat could win the East, more on the NFL's lack of plan to return to play, are the Bucs the team of the future, and is LeBron more valuable to his team than Giannis Antetokounmpo is?
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth react to NFL players calling out the league over it's lack of a safety policy for COVID-19, react to an ESPN panel ranking the Cowboys future higher than the Eagles, plus, a tribute to Rep. John Lewis.
Guest hosts Damien Woody & Domonique Foxworth react more to the scandal with Dan Snyder's team, preview the Jazz's chances in the bubble, and react to Myles Garrett's comments about his altercation with Mason Rudolph.
Guest hosts Damien Woody & Domonique Foxworth react to the harassment allegations against Dan Snyder's team, react to JJ Watt's tweets about questions for the NFL season, and debate if Odell Beckham Jr. is a top-5 receiver.
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Cowboys or Dak Prescott will regret not agreeing on a contract more, react to Zeke Elliott's tweets on his stats and being a top RB, plus NFL RB LeSean McCoy joins.
Stephen A. & Max debate if Dak Prescott is under the most pressure this season as he plays under the franchise tag. Cardinals QB Kyler Murray joins to talk about his Madden ranking and the return of the NFL, plus, the guys react to Zion Williamson leaving the bubble, and more.
First Take reacts to Myles Garrett 5-year $125M contract extension, compare Carson Wentz and Dak Prescott and more.
First Take discuss Dak & Cowboys failure to reach an agreement on a contract and more.
Stephen A and Max are joined by Paul Finebaum to discuss if there will be college football this fall, Desean Jackson accepting invite to visit Auschwitz, and recent running back madden ratings.
First Take reacts to the recent news of Russell Westbrook testing positive for COVID-19, if Dak looks worse now due to standstill and Brett Brown moving Ben Simmons to Power Forward
First Take reacts to Washington retiring team nickname, Lebron's stance on jerseys and new madden rating between Brady and Rodgers.
Stephen A, Marcus Spears, and Jay Williams debate who is more important for 76ers in restart, Charles Barkley's recently harsh comments, and Coach John Calipari joins the show.
Max, Kendrick Perkins and Dominique Foxworth debate if the Nets' new signees will make a difference in the NBA restart, if Dak and Cowboys can reach a long term deal and what players think of the NFL's new post game restrictions.
Max, Kendrick Perkins, Jay Williams, Dominique Foxworth and Daniel Cormier debate what will happen now that the Big Ten is planning to play all conference games this season, if Duke could've handled Zion better and what to expect from Usman vs Masvidal.
5-Star basketball recruit Makur Maker joins to talk about why he committed to Howard University. Stephen A. & Max react to Amazon pulling Washington NFL merchandise, talk about Stephen Jackson's defense of Desean Jackson, and much more.
Stephen A. & Max react to the Ivy League cancelling Fall sports, UFC President Dana White joins to talk about Fight Island, and the guys break down what the MLS Black Lives Matter tributes mean for the NFL.
First Take discusses Stephen Jackson comments defending Desean Jackson, poor conditions inside WNBA'S bubble with Alysha Clark and Embiid's concerns for the NBA season.
Stephen A. and Max decide if Mahomes is the player in all of sports, Desean Jackson controversial comments, and Sammy Watkins joins the show.
First Take is joined by Kendrick Perkins to discuss Dwight Howard joining the Lakers in Orlando, Mike Scott's comments on NBA's Jersey decision and how much pressure is on Jerry Jones now.
Stephen A. & Max react to Patrick Mahomes' record deal, debate what President Trumps tweets on sports team names mean, and what does Patrick Mahomes' new deal mean for Dak Prescott's contract talks with the Cowboys?
First Take is joined by Jessica Mendoza debating the MLB confidence this season, if Lamar Jackson is a top 2 QB, and Jorge Masvidal from UFC joins the show.
Stephen A. and Domonique Foxworth discuss if Cam is good for the Patriot way, J.J. Reddick recent comments on the season and Trump responds to Bubba Wallace.
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth talk to Alex Rodriguez about the MLB restart, break down the Pelicans in our Bubble or Nothinig segment, debate if there will be an NFL season this year, plus more on Daniel Snyder changing the name of the Redskins.
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if the Lakers are even better favorites after the break, question if the Dan Snyder will change the Redskins name, and former NBA player and TNT analyst Kenny Smith joins to talk NBA.
Stephen A. & Max debate if this year will be the 76er's to lose, react to Maya Moore's hard fight to get an innocent man released from prison, tell us who should be the next Knicks head coach and more.
Stephen A. & Max debate if this year's NBA champion will have an asterisk, react to some New England radio talk about Cam Newton, and discuss if Dan Snyder will change the name of the Redskins.
Stephen A. and Max discuss expectations for Cam Newton this season, confidence in the NBA finishing the season and possible future controversy between Jalen Hurts and Carson Wentz.
First Take is joined by Bruce Bowen to discuss players opting out in the NBA, the future of the Spurs and Ian Desmond's recent comments about the MLB.
Stephen A. & Max react to 'a bunch' of teams being interested in Antonio Brown, discuss LeBron almost making the decision to go to the Knicks, and more.
Stephen A. & Max discuss if they are worried about the NBA restart, debate if Cam Newton is being underpaid, and talk about J.R. Smith reuniting with LeBron.
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth debate if the Wizards deserve to be in the restart, react to Brett Favre's comments, and Ole Miss men's basketball coach Kermit Davis joins.
Stephen A. & Domonique Foxworth react to the Patriots signing Cam Newton, talk about their concern with the NBA restart, and debate if the Patriots were penalized enough.
Stephen A. & Max debate if Jamal Adams will play for the Jets this season, Colts LB Darius Leonard joins, more on NASCAR's response to finding a noose and more.
Stephen A. & Max react to Roger Goodell saying training camp should start on time, LeBron's comments on Kaepernick and Philadelphia 76ers' forward Tobias Harris joins the show.
Stephen A., Max, Jay Williams, Renee Montgomery and Tim Hasselbeck debate why Renee is giving up her WNBA career, if Jamal Adams has beef with Adam Gase and much more!
Stephen A., Max and Jay Williams debate if the NFL season is in jeopardy, the effect World Wide Wes will have on the Knicks and what social changes need to happen next.
Stephen A. and Max discuss Demarcus Lawrence's comments on Jerry Jones. Also, Bubba Wallace and Masai Ujiri join the show.
First Take is joined by Will Cain as they react to the recent news on Bubba Wallace's noose incident and if there will be backlash.
First Take is joined by Damien Woody, Paul Finebaum and Jay Williams to discuss Jamal Adams' request for a trade from Jets, NBA players opting-out of return to play and more.
First Take is joined by Tim Kurkjian, Damien Woody and Draymond Green to discuss the return of baseball, NASCAR's act of solidarity with Bubba Wallace and more.
Stephen A. and Marcus Spears discuss if the NBA should reconsider resuming in Florida, if College football players should have say on this season and much more.
First Take is joined by Dr. Harry Edwards reacting to the recent events involving a noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage and what steps should happen next.
First Take is joined by Gerald McCoy and Ryan Clark to discuss what Juneteenth means to them and much more.
Charly Arnolt hosts First Take with guests Kendrick Perkins and Ryan Clark to discuss Kevin Durant calling Kendrick a "Sellout", the Nets' expectations next year and more.
Stephen A. & Max talk about how confident they are that the MLB will play, Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard joins to talk about tensions at the university and more.
Stephen A. & Max react to Kevin Durant calling out Kendrick Perkins, question if there is pressure for a NFL team to sign Kaepernick and more.
Stephen A, Max and Jay Williams debate if Mike Gundy's apology was sincere, if the Chargers should sign Kaepernick and much more!
Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and the McCourty twins debate if we should be concerned about the NBA restart, if Brady to the Bucs is overhyped and much more!
Stephen A. and Max react to how the MLB looks if there's no season, Mike Gundy wearing a 'OAN' t-shirt and Laila Ali joins the show.
First Take discusses if they are confident the NFL season will start on time, if the NBA coalition changes opinions now and Antonio Davis joins the show.
Stephen A. & Max debate why Cam Newton still doesn't have a job in the NFL, question how much power LeBron has in bringing the NBA back, and more.
Stephen A. & Max react to Kyrie Irving & other players saying the NBA shouldn't return, and break down Gregg Popovich's comments about Roger Goodell.
First Take is joined by James Blake, former pro-tennis player to discuss his encounter with the NYPD, the NFL pledging $250 Million to combat systemic racism and more.
First Take is joined by Mina Kimes, Dominque Foxworth, Louis Riddick and Bubba Wallace as they react to the Confederate flag being banned from NASCAR races and more.