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Before "PTI" or "First Take" or any of today's popular sports debate programs on TV, there was The Sports Reporters on ESPN. For nearly 30 years, every Sunday morning, top sportswriters exchanged in passionate, intelligent conversation about the major sports issues and personalities today. Now, anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica - two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members - the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives. In addition to Albom, of the Detroit Free Press, one of the most decorated sportswriters in history, and Lupica, perhaps the country's most recognized and opinionated sports scribe, a third voice will join each program, ranging from former Sports Reporters panelists like Bob Ryan, Bill Rhoden and Christine Brennan, to new and fresh voices in the industry. Join the best conversation in sports every Monday and Thursday.

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Before "PTI" or "First Take" or any of today's popular sports debate programs on TV, there was The Sports Reporters on ESPN. For nearly 30 years, every Sunday morning, top sportswriters exchanged in passionate, intelligent conversation about the major sports issues and personalities today. Now, anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica - two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members - the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives. In addition to Albom, of the Detroit Free Press, one of the most decorated sportswriters in history, and Lupica, perhaps the country's most recognized and opinionated sports scribe, a third voice will join each program, ranging from former Sports Reporters panelists like Bob Ryan, Bill Rhoden and Christine Brennan, to new and fresh voices in the industry. Join the best conversation in sports every Monday and Thursday.

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 257 - LeBron Not Giving Up His Crown Anytime Soon. Gearing Up For An MLB Voyage

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 257 - LeBron Not Giving Up His Crown Anytime Soon. Gearing Up For An MLB Voyage

    When the fresh prince, Zion Williamson, met LeBron on the court for the first time LeBron balled out! How is he able to preform at this high of a level at this stage of his career? Plus, the future looks very bright for Zion. A look at both, the East and West in the NBA. Yankees get bit by the spring training bug. And will the CBA get finalized before the league calendar begins?

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 256 - A Rivalry Renewed in the NBA. The Resurgent West in NCAA Hoops

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 256 - A Rivalry Renewed in the NBA. The Resurgent West in NCAA Hoops

    It was a lovely "throw-back" Sunday in the NBA as the Lakers and Celtics remind us of how great their rivalry is. Are the Lakers poised to make a run to the NBA Finals? How about the Celtics... Can they make it out of the East? Also, we check the temperature of the Houston Astros and the sign stealing situation. Plus, what a wild and fun weekend in College Basketball! Has there been a shift in power from the East Coast to the West Coast? Don't miss this episode of the Sports Reporters!

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 255 - What is worse for MLB... The Steroid Era or Current Sign-Stealing Scandal?

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 255 - What is worse for MLB... The Steroid Era or Current Sign-Stealing Scandal?

    The guys toss around some sports topics! Including: Is there an end in sight for baseball and the current sign-stealing scandal? Does MLB have to step in and strip the title now with all the players speaking out? Is this worse or the steroid era? Plus, John Beilein makes it a half season with the Cavs... Are coaches jumping right from college to the pros ultimately doomed? And early thoughts on the proposed changes coming to the NFL playoffs.

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 254 - A More Competitive NBA All-Star Game. Outrage at its highest in MLB

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 254 - A More Competitive NBA All-Star Game. Outrage at its highest in MLB

    NBA All-Star festivities discussed. While the game was more competitive does it still have issues? Will this lead to other leagues adjusting their formats? Are ratings the driving these changes? How about the Dunk contest "controversy"? Why did it receive such over the top coverage? And the sign stealing scandal continues to be discussed... With players starting to speak up, should the Astros have gotten a tougher punishment?

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 253 - NBA All-Star Break Observations. How should MLB move on from Astros cheating?

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 253 - NBA All-Star Break Observations. How should MLB move on from Astros cheating?

    Will the Astros cheating scandal engulf and devour the MLB season? What would make everyone feel better? How should MLB move on from the whole situation? Plus, with the acquisition of Mookie Betts and David Price, could this be the LA Dodgers best team ever? And with the NBA hitting the All-Star break the guys discuss their biggest surprises so far. And how will the scoring changes impact the All-Star game this year?

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 252 - How the Dust Settled in the Mookie Betts Trade. NBA Story-lines

    The Sports Reporters - Episode 252 - How the Dust Settled in the Mookie Betts Trade. NBA Story-lines

    The deal is finally done! Mookie Betts and David Price are heading to the Dodgers in a slightly different deal then initially reported. What it all means and why are the Red Sox trading Betts now? NCAA Basketball needs Duke to be relevant and boy what a game they had against North Carolina! Plus, is it inevitable that the Lakers and Clippers meet in the Western Conference Finals?

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Jack Presley ,

Just like the old TV show

I miss not having the TV show anymore so this makes up for it. I could listen to Bob Ryan all day.

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