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Mercy Rule is a weekly sports discussion and debate podcast hosted by Dave Martinson and Jeff Laudenschlager. Every week we cover the hottest professional sports topics complete with scalding hot takes and insightful conversation. New episodes every Thursday at 11 AM EST.

Follow us on Twitter, subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher!

Mercy Rule @ MercyRulePod, Dave @ Martinswagr and Jeff @ Jeff_Laud

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Mercy Rule is a weekly sports discussion and debate podcast hosted by Dave Martinson and Jeff Laudenschlager. Every week we cover the hottest professional sports topics complete with scalding hot takes and insightful conversation. New episodes every Thursday at 11 AM EST.

Follow us on Twitter, subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher!

Mercy Rule @ MercyRulePod, Dave @ Martinswagr and Jeff @ Jeff_Laud

    Top 5 2016 Sports Stories - Episode 73

    Top 5 2016 Sports Stories - Episode 73

    Dave and Jeff return to discuss the most notable sports stories of 2016. We discuss the Chicago Cubs historic World Series win, Golden State's 73-9 regular season, LeBron and the Cavs overcoming a 3-1 lead, Kevin Durant joining Golden State, and the retirement of 3 future NBA Hall of Famers.

    • 24 min
    NBA Awards Predictions - Episode 72

    NBA Awards Predictions - Episode 72

    Dave and Jeff return to recap the MLB Award winners and discuss justice for MVP Mike Trout and Rick Porcello's surprising AL Cy Young win. We then make our predictions for the NBA Awards by discussing Joel Embiid's rookie status amongst an unspectacular rookie class, Hassan Whiteside's improved defense, and Andrew Wiggins' breakout. We also breakdown ridiculous Klay Thompson trade rumors, stupid Phil Jackson comments, and the wide open NBA MVP race.

    • 38 min
    NBA Overreactions - Episode 71

    NBA Overreactions - Episode 71

    Dave and Jeff return to discuss the awful New York Jets and New England's surprising Jamie Collins trade. We then check in with each NBA team and react to the first week of the season. Topics include Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook's torrid starts, Andrew Wiggins' lack of playmaking, Joel Embiid, the Nets questionable use of Brook Lopez, Dwayne Wade and Marc Gasol hitting 3's, the return of Blake Griffin, LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumors, and the questionable Warriors bench.

    • 33 min
    NFL Week 7 Takeaways: Is Any Team Good? - Episode 70

    NFL Week 7 Takeaways: Is Any Team Good? - Episode 70

    Dave and Jeff return to discuss how all perceived elite NFL teams have major flaws. We touch on the disappointing Cardinals, Seahawks, Panthers, Steelers, Giants, and more. We share our thoughts on the Jets QB carousel, ponder if the AFC west is the best division in football, and discuss if the Cowboys or Vikings are the best NFC team. We also discuss NFL oversaturation and explanations for the down ratings.

    • 24 min
    NBA Western Conference Preview - Episode 69

    NBA Western Conference Preview - Episode 69

    Dave and Jeff are joined by returning guest host Chris Labattaglia to preview the NBA Western Conference. We pick our 8 postseason teams, teams expected to improve, and teams with no chance. We discuss the Thunder's offense , Warriors lack of bench depth, postseason Timberwolves, high Jazz expectations, old Spurs, and more.

    • 45 min
    Our Podcast is Relaunching! - Episode 29A

    Our Podcast is Relaunching! - Episode 29A

    We quickly review our planned relaunch of the podcast. Expect an all new podcast with Episode 30 in the second week of December! Listen for more details.

    • 7 min

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