40 episodes

Why wait for an award when you can give yourself one? This is your one-stop shop for the most correct opinions, funniest jokes, and best insight in the world of sports and pop culture courtesy of your hosts Charlotte Wilder and Jessica Smetana. In addition to a weekly news rundown, MVP also features segments like Takes In The Wild (the most outrageous opinions from bars and the internet), Cheat Sheet (how to talk about sports if you don't know how), Ask Aunt Char (bad advice from Charlotte's alter-ego), Fountain of Youth (Jess will provide information that the kids know so you can seem less washed-up), Is It Sports? (where Charlotte and Jess debate whether a thing is or isn't sports, duh), and many more. Give it a listen: By the end, you'll have nothing but respect for your MVP.

Most Valuable Podcast with Charlotte Wilder and Jess Smetan‪a‬ Sports Illustrated

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    • 4.7 • 356 Ratings

Why wait for an award when you can give yourself one? This is your one-stop shop for the most correct opinions, funniest jokes, and best insight in the world of sports and pop culture courtesy of your hosts Charlotte Wilder and Jessica Smetana. In addition to a weekly news rundown, MVP also features segments like Takes In The Wild (the most outrageous opinions from bars and the internet), Cheat Sheet (how to talk about sports if you don't know how), Ask Aunt Char (bad advice from Charlotte's alter-ego), Fountain of Youth (Jess will provide information that the kids know so you can seem less washed-up), Is It Sports? (where Charlotte and Jess debate whether a thing is or isn't sports, duh), and many more. Give it a listen: By the end, you'll have nothing but respect for your MVP.

    Cam Newton, Luka Doncic, and Natalie Achonwa’s nightmarish week of travel

    Cam Newton, Luka Doncic, and Natalie Achonwa’s nightmarish week of travel

    Carrie Underwood is being sued for plagiarizing “Game On,” tickets to the France-USA soccer game are extremely expensive, and Cam Newton didn’t offer enough money to sit in business class. The Indiana Fever’s travel day from hell. The Mets are Metsing and Leonardo DiCaprio is joining. We are so proud of Giannis for winning the NBA MVP. The Rockets need to stop being so whiny about things, though.
    Charlotte and Jess went sailing in the Hudson River, Liz Cambage roasted a guy on instagram, Charlotte explains Tom Brady’s instagrams, John Farrell and Brad Stevens are the Patriots of the Week. Mike Trout goes to St. Louis! 
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    It's the perfect time for Anthony Davis to shave his unibrow and rebrand

    It's the perfect time for Anthony Davis to shave his unibrow and rebrand

    Klay Thompson's ACL tear inspired us to reminisce on our own ACL related experiences. Minnesota should rebrand as "We the Norther." Charlotte and Jess brainstorm an app idea for letting people down easy (Kyrie Irving). Charlotte tells us about watching the Blues beat the Bruins at home. Gary Woodland was the ideal dad to win the US Open. How has Brooks Koepka never had hot chocolate before? Our best friend Julie Ertz is thriving in the World Cup. Phil Mickelson thinks he is FDR. 
    In segs, LaVar Ball remains canceled, OJ's twitter is extremely canceled. We discuss the health benefits of seaweed. Sour Cream is underrated (although not the best condiment). Charlotte and Jess debate this week's POTW. Summer #20wineteen is off to a roaring start and Mike Trout goes on a trip to Toronto. 
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    As it turns out, all sports fans are bad

    As it turns out, all sports fans are bad

    This week on MVP, Charlotte tries to control her nerves about Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Raiders are chosen to be on Hard Knocks and if Guy Fieri doesn't make a guest appearance we'll be upset. Zdeno Chara played with his jaw wired shut, Jon Hamm cursed the Blues, and leave Pam Beasley alone. Game 5 of the NBA Finals was ridiculous. Kevin Durant's injury was sad and Toronto fans cheered, and Drake did too much. The World Cup is underway. The US women should be proud of their record-shattering game against Thailand. Aaron Rodgers doesn't know how to chug a beer. 
    In Segs, Jess teaches Charlotte how to stop getting duped by fake internet stories, Justin Bieber wants to fight Tom Cruise, Democratic party walk up songs are not sports, Summer twenty-wine-teen is still underway and Mike Trout goes to Tampa. 
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 34: Would you play in the Stanley Cup with a broken jaw?

    Episode 34: Would you play in the Stanley Cup with a broken jaw?

    World cup starts Friday and we only care about the USA, NBA Final and Stanley Cup updates, Drake and Guy Fieri, Zdeno Chara’s jaw is broken: Will he still play?, James Holzhauer lost Jeopardy, Darren Rovell spoiled it (except for four states), and the Spelling Bee ended in an 8-way tie (50k each, not bad!), JuJu Smith-Schuster went to prom and Boujee got nose surgery. UNPROTECTED SEGS: Some personal news: Charlotte covered the Stanley Cup, Jess wrote about Notre Dame. New segment: Athletes, they’re just like us! Featuring A-Rod in his bathroom. Agro Facts: Cannabis and energy, Men leaving the seat up is CANCELLED, Ask a Youth: Charlotte’s posting Instagram stories to Facebook by accident, Patriot of the Week is the guy who had to hold an Enterprise flag in the St. Louis Blues color guard, and Mike Trout Fan Club...still exists. 
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Where would Mike Trout's meteorology skills be best utilized?

    Where would Mike Trout's meteorology skills be best utilized?

    This week we have a mailbag episode! Charlotte and Jess answer all of your questions about the best baseball game foods (besides hot dogs), Mike Trout, 80s music, concerts, road trip snacks, dad bods, athletes as vegetables, New York City, Lord of the Rings and more! 
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    • 42 min
    Give Yoenis Cespedes a break, it's easy to fall into a hole

    Give Yoenis Cespedes a break, it's easy to fall into a hole

    PGA Championship breakdown including when Brooks Koepka denied his girfriend a kiss, how Tiger missed the cut, and Charlotte’s observations from her first live golf tournament. NBA playoffs: the Warriors are still going to win, Drake touched Nick Nurse (and how big is Drake’s plane?), Magic Johnson’s first takes and popcorn opinions. NHL Playoffs: Jess’s hopes for Blues pain and Charlotte’s Bruins predictions. A horse with no jockey ran the Preakness, Cespedes fell in a hole and broke his ankle which is so Mets, Chris Long retired (shoutout to Chris), Deontay Wilder knocked a man out. UNPROTECTED SEGS: We love Long Island, Charlotte met John Krasinski and freaked out, Jess is watching Chernobyl. Agro facts: Dragon fruit edition, Martha Stewart Update, Kyle Murray’s heigh arguments: cancelled?, Ask a Youth ft. Robert Pattinson, Adam Gase is Patriot of the week, Unofficial Offical Mike Trout Fan Club Update, and Game of Thrones is over and nothing made sense and Aaron Rodgers is mad!
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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
356 Ratings

356 Ratings

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A social media savvy sports podcast finally willing to give listeners the hard hitting Martha Stewart instagram updates they so crave

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Just awful! And that’s being kind

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