The Big Game

An occasional podcast, hosted by Justin Hargett.

Episode 70: MLS Cup

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Guy Yedwab joins the podcast to discuss the 2016 MLS Cup final, tactically sound but boring soccer, and a little banter about the future expansion of MLS.

Episode 69: An NBA Doubleheader

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The podcast returns for ESPN’s Wednesday night NBA doubleheader, featuring the Cavs win over the Knicks, and the Warriors near-blowout of the Clippers in LA.

College Football – Week 1

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The Big Game podcast is back, just in time to cover the first college football games of the season. Our resident SEC fan and LSU alum Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) returns to the podcast to talk about the…

Euro 2016, Episode 66

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Cristiano Ronaldo finally gets his international trophy and Portugal celebrates their unexpected win in France (against France!) at UEFA’s European Championship. Guy Yedwab (@magicmomentpod), frequent Big Game guest, as well as the host of the Moment…

Dubs & Cavs, Episode 65

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Josh Baldwin is back co-hosting the podcast as we discuss Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and our predictions for Game 4. We also talk about the Julio Urias’s home debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as the magic hour at Elysian Park and the intensity of Dodger Stadium.

A Whole Slew of New Zealanders

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Josh Baldwin joins the show to recap the Oklahoma City Thunder’s dominating victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.

St. Louis Blues vs. Dallas Stars (Game 7)

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Martin Bihl joins the show to talk about his team, the St. Louis Blues, and their emphatic Game 7 victory over their Central Division rivals, the Dallas Stars. We get into the Blues most difficult path to the Stanley Cup, NBC’s nightmare ratings scenario, hockey’s Mason/Dixon line and more.

Playoffs

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Rumor has it that even winning this FA Cup tournament won’t save Louis van Gaal’s job at Manchester United. But a win just might be enough to keep Roberto Martinez employed at Everton. Their semifinal playoff kicks off Saturday afternoon.

March Madness! 2016 Edition

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The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is underway. Cinderella teams have come and gone in just two rounds, and all four #1 seeds have made it safely into the Sweet 16. Guy Anglade (@musetteanddrums) joins the show…

North Carolina vs. Virginia (ACC Championship)

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North Carolina’s mens basketball team brought home another ACC Championship, defeating the University of Virginia 61-57. Both teams however came out a winner on Selection Sunday when they each received a #1 seed in the NCAA…

Arsenal vs. Tottenham (Premier League)

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Part 2 in our series on Arsenal’s performance in big games finds the Gunners falling flat yet again, this time against their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The 2-2 draw was the best possible outcome after…

Arsenal vs. Barcelona (Champions League)

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Lionel Messi’s two away goals have likely knocked Arsenal out of the Champions League’s Round of 16 for the sixth year in a row. Guy Yedwab, host of the Moment of Magic podcast, joins the show…

St. Louis Blues vs. Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

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These two former division rivals faced off on NBC Sports Rivalry Night this week, and the St. Louis Blues’ defense shut down the Red Wings to take home the victory. Brad Lee (@gtbradlee]), publisher of St….

Michigan State vs. Iowa (Big Ten Final)

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The Michigan State Spartans are the champions of the Big Ten conference after knocking out the previously unbeaten Iowa Hawkeyes, and have punched their ticket to the college football semi-final playoff against Alabama on New Year’s…