Stevie and Joe are discussing the Nationals, the Phillies (& Bryce), and he Braves on this episode of DTC. Where does Max's performance last week rank amongst his other highlights, and can releasing a player HELP a team? Plus the duo touch on US Men's and Women's soccer, the Wizards number one draft pick, and pick winners of this weeks primary debate. Stay tuned for draft coverage and a lot more insight into the Wizards this week plus our Redskins coverage kicks-off in just 10 days from now!
LP, FP, 20, Canada, and Joe discuss what was the NBA Finals and MVP Kawhi's next move. The guys also discuss the confusion surrounding the Wizards, the chaos caused around the league by the injuries in the bay area, and expectations for the upcoming draft in a few days time. Harrison Barnes has opted out of his current deal, Al Horford too, and Brad Beal may be on the way to NOLA for the 4th pick too... crazy, this league is crazy! Joe also shares his thoughts on why the NBA has a big problem on its hands because people seem to care more about the post-season than the actual season. Does Mo Salah have a nice body? We will debate!
LP has the Warriors in 3, Canada has the Raptors in 6, Money has the Warriors in 7, FP is on the Warriors in 4, Stevie doesn't care, and Joe hasn't decided yet! The NBA Finals tip on Thursday night and Canada, Money, and Joe are on the podcast talking about matchups, betting lines, over/under, MVP candidates, and of course making predictions. Canada is convinced the Raptors will be fresh and the Warriors will be rusty after a week off, Money doesn't care and is adamant that with or without KD the Warriors will win, and Joe just wants everyone to bet the under on game 1 which is set way to high! The entire country is on the Raptors + all of North Mexico (aka Canada)... its the Finals and it starts Thursday!
Pete, Canada, and Joe discuss the greatest shot in Canadian basketball history, after listening to it in several languages, then put a bow on the 76ers season, then turn their attention to the Eastern and Western Conference Finals. First, in the east, can anyone stop the Bucks and their balanced rotation, and similarly in the west, are the Blazers deep enough to knock off the Warriors. The trio also discuss the Durant to Knicks rumor and speculate on the which team getting Zion would be the best for the NBA.... also CP3 is over-rated, Harden isn't as good as his stats, and the Nets may be the sleeper team to land some big-name free agents this summer.
Finally, we get the episode we deserve the fifth time out in season eight and Joe and Stevie are ready to discuss. We get the full heel-turn of Dani, the full wake-up call for Jon, and the grand finale of Hound v Mountain! The star of this episode was Tyrion. He was doing what he does best, planning, executing, and calculating what needs to be done next. Yes there was still some sloppy writing, and plot-holes that don't make any sense, but with the armor finally off, we said goodbye to more than a few characters that we have gotten to know very well over the years.
LP and Joe are back to breakdown the Redskins 2019 draft class in detail and shed some light on what caused the stars to align for Bruce Allen to have the best day of his tenure as a member of the 'Skins front office! The boys also discuss what went wrong in NY and why Rosen going to the Dolphins was a sneaky good move by the 'fins and a terrible move by the forever-rebuilding Cardinals. LP has the Redskins at 10-6 after breaking down the schedule while Joe has them at 9-7 but making the playoffs because of scheduling which affords them six straight NFC contests to end the season! Elsewhere... LP can't talk GoT but wanted to chat about the NBA while Joe shared some thoughts on the EPL season.
Joe, FP, and LP all joined the pod to discuss many things and many sports. UVA brings home a championship, you can thank us later. Tiger Woods is back what an amazing sports story and story in general. The C.A.P.S. started out strong going up 2 on the Carolina Hurricanes but injuries have struck once again. The caps were already without Kempny now down Oshie as well. DSP has been recalled can he bring the good luck once again? The NBA playoffs are boring, the NBA needs to do something to bring some excitement back into the league. The Wizards are still GMless but feeling the effects of poor choices from the previous GM. This is likely to hurt the team far into the future. The Redskins are picking 15th in 6 days. Is Josh Rosen still on the table? All things, all sports. Listen, Like, Share!
Defeat the Curse is now Defend the Cup for all things Capitals as the NHL playoffs get underway! FP and Joe preview the Caps/Canes matchup (1-17) including do's and don'ts for the Great 8! Looking a bit further ahead, can anyone really challenge Tampa? Joe then welcomes Dan to the pod (18-34) to discuss his UVA Wahoo's vs Texas Tech in the NCAA national championship final. Dan is bullish betting the over with a predicted final score of 65-63 with UVA winning led by a resurgent De'Andre Hunter who knows he has one more game to prove the Redeem Team deserves this title! Afterwards Joe sits down with George Mason legend Lamar Butler to discuss the Patriots cinderella run (34-45), his professional career, life as a coach, and his business ventures... oh and we get his take on the big game as well. This is one packed podcast episode! Enjoy it DC... a UVA win would be so sweet the same week the Caps cup defense starts! Listen, like, share!
Emergency Pod style! There is way too much going on in DC sports today. Bryce Harper issues a statement to all DC sports fans. Is it too little too late? Ernie Grunfeld is fired after 16, yes sixteen, 1-6 years. Unbelievable that a GM who has not won a title was able to keep a job for that long. Nevertheless he is no longer here. The Caps are about to embark on their playoff push, without star defensemen Michal Kempny. The pressure is certainly off of them, and they are the defending Stanley Cup champions so the pressure should be off. Finally the national media is reporting to watch out for the Redskins as a team still interested in Josh Rosen. Is a first round pick too steep of a price? Join FP, Joe and LP on this pod and let us know your thoughts on all things discussed. #FireErnie worked. #BryceIsBack #OnePursuit #ALLCAPS
Baseball is back Stevie, Joe and Matt the met are here to talk opening day. The Nats lose, Stevie is bummed; The Mets win and Matt is bummed too. Traffic in DC is terrible (what's new?) but spring has officially arrived. Join the boys as they discuss the NL East and the major leagues. Bryce is going to have a terrible season; Joe predicts at least 40 games missed.
Photo Credit: washingtonian.com