Episodes
Today’s word of the day is ’82’ as in the NBA regular season is over, but first we have to talk Boston Marathon! It’s today! (3:13) Alright, it’s time for some NBA talk. Did you know the regular season ended? Here’s what stood out to me! (14:40) How did the weekend go for baseball? Strider Tommy John surgery. Jackson Holliday tough start. More problems with velocity. (32:27) Review: Scoop. (36:45) The Masters! Did you watch? It was all Scottie Scheffler! What about Tiger Woods? Not great!...
Published 04/15/24
Nothing Personal Live Tour in Boston! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/14/24
Nothing Personal Tour continues on from Atlanta! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/13/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘affidavit’ as in 37 pages as in Ippei as in Shohei Ohtani as in FBI as in gambling as in $16 million. This Ohtani has exploded. His former translator is accused of stealing $16 million now. WHAT!? (20:30) O.J. Simpson died at the age of 76 from cancer. Let’s talk about his legacy. (34:20) Review: One Love. (39:20) Jordan Montgomery has fired Scott Boras. It happened. (44:10) NPPOD. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/12/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘guilty plea’ as in Ippei as in Shohei Ohtani as in theft as in fraud as in Dodgers. What happened? Did Shohei gamble on sports? Did he know anything? The feds are saying no right now. (9:44) Are the Coyotes moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City? Goodbye, Phoenix? No Tempe? No Scottsdale? How would this work? (19:32) I need to update you all on yesterday’s trademark discussion about the Las Vegas Athletics. (27:00) Review: Valley Girl. (31:15) Adam Silver has a lot...
Published 04/11/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘window’ as in wins as in success as in Houston Astros as in Toronto Blue Jays as in the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles have called up its top prospect Jackson Holliday. The Orioles won 101 games last season. They have a young team filled with young prospects. But why did the Orioles make this move now? (11:20) What an emotional day for the Boston Red Sox. The team honored the 2004 champions. The team honored Tim Wakefield. The team lost to the Orioles. The team...
Published 04/10/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘champion’ as in UConn as in back-to-back as in dynasty as in college basketball runs through Connecticut. UConn smoked Purdue in the championship game last night, 75-60. Made it look easy. (9:33) What is the WNBA going to do? Can the TV money come in? Is the Caitlin Clark impact going to reach that league? How can they capitalize right now? (21:20) More pitching problems! More elbow soreness! Framber Valdez hurt! Gerrit Cole speaks out! Justin Verlander speaks out!...
Published 04/09/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘undefeated’ as in perfect season as in South Carolina as in Dawn Staley as in Caitlin Clark. What a tournament it was for the women’s side. Breaking records. Breaking viewership records. What happens next? (12:55) John Calipari is leaving Kentucky! For Arkansas!? (17:05) NPPOD. (20:00) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? What is happening with these pitcher injuries!? Is it the pitch clock? Is it velocity? (33:26) Review: Life & Beth S2. (36:08) Stephen Strasburg has...
Published 04/08/24
The inaugural Nothing Personal Live Tour has kicked off! First stop was in Philadelphia! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/06/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘intimate’ as in closeness as in personal as in the Athletics are moving to Sacramento for an interim period. A 14,000 seat ballpark that hosts a Triple-A team. John Fisher spoke. Vivek Ranadivé spoke. Dave Kaval spoke. Mayors are speaking. (17:25) Let’s try and investigate what happened with Shohei Ohtani’s first home run ball. Did the Dodgers bully a fan? (36:25) Review: The Lionheart. (39:36) Marlins young ace Eury Perez is getting Tommy John. Bad news. Sad news....
Published 04/05/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘super league’ as in college football as in promotion as relegation as in no more conferences. That’s what’s happening now. We have leaders of the new college world trying to do things to fundamentally change college sports. Is a super league even able to happen? Even college basketball is looking for more alternatives. Fox is launching its own NIT alternative. (12:50) Let’s talk about when to hit the panic button in baseball. Steve Cohen spoke with CNBC about the...
Published 04/04/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘cheesesteak’ as in Philly as in live in Philadelphia as in my first live show. What a night. What an experience. (3:30) What a moment for women’s sports! Iowa-LSU shattered records in viewership. Caitlin Clark effect is real! (9:30) Kansas City said NO to the sales tax. Does this mean the Chiefs and Royals are leaving town? (21:10) Ted Leonsis is keeping his teams in D.C. after saying he was going to Virginia. Oh? Why is that? (30:10) Review: To Kill a Tiger....
Published 04/03/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘palindrome’ as in same forwards as backwards as in today’s date as in what are we talking about? Let’s get to women’s college basketball. Caitlin Clark. Angel Reese. Iowa. LSU. What a moment. What a night! But something Angel Reese said postgame was really upsetting. Let’s discuss. (13:00) NPPOD. We’ve got a no-hitter! First of the season! Ronel Blanco of the Astros! (21:35) Tony Clark’s pay was released. He’s made about $4 million last year. Is this important?...
Published 04/02/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘early returns’ as in baseball is back as in weekend baseball is back as in Juan Soto as in Mookie Betts as in the Angels as in the Athletics. What am I even talking about? Yankees swept the Astros in Houston! Mookie Betts is unreal for the Dodgers! The Angels had a team meeting after 2 games! Is that a record? And the Oakland Athletics attendance is no good, very bad — and now Oakland has a new stadium lease offer. (24:20) March Madness! The men’s Final Four is...
Published 04/01/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘commencer’ as in something French that David said as in Opening Day was here as in what happened in baseball. The Dodgers look great. The Orioles look great. The Diamondbacks look great! Reviews and reviews and reviews! (23:00) What happened with the Timberwolves sale!? It as supposed to be a done deal for Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore to become majority owners and then yesterday Glen Taylor said, nope! HUH!? (34:22) Review: The Beekeeper. (37:20) NPPOD. (40:08) We...
Published 03/29/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘opening day’ as in baseball is back as in no more offseason as in real games as in home runs as in strikeouts as in World Series. It’s here and it’s beautiful. (9:00) Let’s do some predictions! Win total season people! Do you believe in the Yankees? Can the Diamondbacks replicate their run from last year? How about the Athletics? Another sad season coming for the A’s. (14:45) NPPOD. (17:30) David Rubenstein is now the owner of the Baltimore Orioles. No more Angelos...
Published 03/28/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘limb’ as in out on a limb as in predictions as in 2024 MLB season is here! Let’s start things off with Jordan Montgomery and the Diamondbacks first. Day before the season starts and we have a signing. The Diamondbacks made it to the World Series last season and are all in this season. (6:10) Alright, let’s get to some predictions! What to watch for! Stories to follow! MVP! World Series! We predict it all! (25:20) ESPN is likely to opt-out of its broadcast deal with...
Published 03/27/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘dishonest’ as in where is the truth as in not a press conference as in Shohei Ohtani as in Ippei as in the Dodgers as in gambling. Why did Ohtani do that? Why would his lawyers and reps and the team have him do that? Press not allowed to ask questions? (15:20) We have another gambling issue. This time in the NBA with Jontay Porter of the Raptors. Prop bet problems. (25:00) We have new rules in the NFL. No more hip-drop tackles. Defense is NOT happy about the...
Published 03/26/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘clarity’ as in crystal clear as in details as in maybe the truth as in Shohei Ohtani is expected to meet the media today. He has yet to address the media since the firing of his interpreter in South Korea over the alleged illegal gambling or theft or whatever it is has happened. (16:30) Everyone is excited for Opening Day and it’s all bad news right now. MLBPA fighting. Power struggles. Where’s the baseball? (26:45) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me...
Published 03/25/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘translate’ as in translator as in Shohei Ohtani as in Ippei Mizuhara as in gambling. What is happening here? Did Ohtani have a gambling problem? Was his money stolen by his interpreter? Is Ohtani going to get suspended? WHAT IS GOING ON!? (20:50) So You Wanna Talk to Samson!? Someone asked me about why the MLB season started in South Korea with games being played with West Coast teams. (30:35) NPPOD. (32:45) Review: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. (36:50) Let’s...
Published 03/21/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘opening day lite’ as in Dodgers as in Padres as in South Korea. Why is it happening now? Why is next week Opening Day for every other team? Something crazy has happened before the game even started… a bomb threat! (5:15) There is a Game of Thrones happening inside the MLBPA right now like we’ve never seen. Scott Boras. Bruce Meyer. Tony Clark. Howard Marino. Players. Agents. Whoa! (17:00) Jazz Chisholm spoke on The Pivot podcast and called out his former veterans....
Published 03/20/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘definitive loss’ as in Blake Snell as in Scott Boras as in the San Francisco Giants. Why is this a loss for Snell? Is this a loss for Boras? (8:50) We have fighting! The MLBPA is reportedly facing a mutiny. What is happening? Is another lockout coming? (23:15) There are so many injuries. The Houston Astros lost another pitcher. Bryce Harper has a back issue. Byron Buxton has a back injury. (36:15) Review: Ferrari. (41:20) The Bauer Hour is back! Bauer announced...
Published 03/19/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘two sleeps’ as in baseball is back as in the Dodgers as in the Padres as in Seoul as in Opening Day as in the Mets as in the Marlins as in the Cardinals! Ohtani and the Dodgers kicks things off on Wednesday against the Padres. (8:35) Eury Perez is being shutdown. It is bad news for the Marlins. Why did they say it was a blister!? (12:00) What’s going on in Mets land? Steve Cohen met the media to talk Pete Alonso, to talk expectations, to talk farm system. Fun...
Published 03/18/24
Today’s word of the day is ‘breakout’ as in Spring Training and Spring Breakouts as in the inaugural MLB showcase. Did you watch the games? Did you see the top prospects? (9:10) Who is the Yankees Opening Day starter? Not Gerrit Cole. Not Carlos Rodon. Not Marcus Stroman. (13:10) What is going on with the Kansas City Chiefs? Are the moving? Are they threatening to move? (26:30) Review: Agrylle. (29:12) Penguins heist. No not stolen Penguins! Stole Jaromir Jags bobbleheads! (32:40) Aaron...
Published 03/15/24