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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

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    • 4.0 • 19 Ratings

First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

    Hour 2: Mamba Forever

    Hour 2: Mamba Forever

    Stephen A, Max, Dustin Poirier and Jeff Saturday discuss the legacy and impact of Kobe Bryant, how Poirier was able to shock the world by knocking out Conor McGregor and which QB would you take ahead of Lamar Jackson?

    • 48 min
    Hour 1: Packing up and leaving?

    Hour 1: Packing up and leaving?

    Stephen A, Max, Marcus Spears and Mel Kiper Jr debate if there's any chance the Packers let Aaron Rodgers go, what Mel was thinking in his latest mock draft and which NBA stars are feeling the pressure of knocking off the king.

    • 42 min
    Hour 2: Mahomes Sweet Home

    Hour 2: Mahomes Sweet Home

    Stephen A, Max and Ryan Clark debate if Mahomes can be the Goat if he loses this Super Bowl, who's to blame for the Packers loss to the Bucks if anyone was shocked by Conor McGregor getting KO'd.

    • 44 min
    Hour 1: No Pack No!

    Hour 1: No Pack No!

    Stephen A, Max and Dan Orlovsky debate if the Packers choked in the NFC Championship game, what Tom Brady proved by reaching the Super Bowl and more!

    • 45 min
    Hour 2: Remembering Hank Aaron

    Hour 2: Remembering Hank Aaron

    Stephen A. & Max react to LeBron's performance against the Bucks last night. Later, the crew reacts to the passing of Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron. Tim Kirkjian and Howard Bryant also join to remember the legend.

    • 49 min
    Hour 1: Battle of the G.O.A.T.s

    Hour 1: Battle of the G.O.A.T.s

    Stephen A. and Max predict if Tom Brady and the Bucs will beat Aaron Rodgers in the Packers, debate if Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen have more at stake this weekend, question how much pressure is on the Texans to hire a black coach, and react to Dan Campbell's Lions presser.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Kale132 ,

The Goods

Love it, listen to it everyday.

cynical_imageNZ ,

Utter Garbage

I listened to this religiously, I eventually figured out that the show swiftly deteriorates into a yelling match between Stephen and Max with Molly floundering in the background and being disrespected by both of them. It’s total trash which relies on sensationalism and the lowest common denominator in an attempt to stay relevant

Shmuckiedont ,

Worst quality podcast

Enjoy Stephen A, but the quality of the production of this podcast is horrible. No one checks the podcast after editing it together from the TV show. Nearly every episode either has long periods of skipping conversations or loud reverberations randomly from editing. Also sometimes you'll be left with 10 minutes of silence or replaying the last 10 minutes of conversation again. So poorly edited and produced for an ESPN podcast

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