11 episodes

Longtime Washington, D.C. sports personality Al Galdi takes an in-depth look at D.C.-area sports every weekday, giving hard-hitting analysis on - and having some fun with - the Washington Football Team, Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins, Hoyas and more.

The Al Galdi Podcas‪t‬ Al Galdi

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Longtime Washington, D.C. sports personality Al Galdi takes an in-depth look at D.C.-area sports every weekday, giving hard-hitting analysis on - and having some fun with - the Washington Football Team, Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins, Hoyas and more.

    Episode 11: what mock drafts are indicating for The Washington Football Team, chat with WFT insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington and much more

    Episode 11: what mock drafts are indicating for The Washington Football Team, chat with WFT insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington and much more

    06:23 - Washington Football Team: how the latest mock draft from ESPN's Todd McShay continues a trend that may not be good for Washington in the 2021 NFL Draft
     
    13:42 - Guest: Washington Football Team insider JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington on what Washington's approach in free agency will be, the many possibilities at quarterback, what will happen with Brandon Scherff's contract situation and more
     
    37:29 - Washington Football Team: the importance of going "gangsta," as the Pittsburgh Steelers just did with Ben Roethlisberger and as Ron Rivera already has done multiple times for Washington
     
    55:33 - Wizards: the rising Wiz enter the All-Star break with a 119-117 win over the Los Angeles Clippers
     
    1:07:47 - Nationals: were the Nats' aces of the future on display in Thursday's exhibition game in Cade Cavalli and Jackson Rutledge?

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 10: Jets are listening on Sam Darnold - is The Washington Football Team calling?, why WFT shouldn't want Golden Tate, WFT discontinues cheerleaders, big win for Capitals and much more

    Episode 10: Jets are listening on Sam Darnold - is The Washington Football Team calling?, why WFT shouldn't want Golden Tate, WFT discontinues cheerleaders, big win for Capitals and much more

    04:26 - Washington Football Team: should/is Washington in on Sam Darnold, for whom the New York Jets now admit they're listening to trade offers?
     
    18:23 - Washington Football Team: why Deshaun Watson wanting to be traded from the Houston Texans is understandable and not off-putting
     
    30:00 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should just say no to Golden Tate
     
    35:05 - Washington Football Team: thoughts on - and scheduled fun with - Washington discontinuing its cheerleader program for a coed dance squad
     
    50:21 - Capitals: analysis of a big 2-1 shootout win at the Boston Bruins
     
    59:02 - Maryland basketball: why the Terrapins' bad 60-55 loss at Northwestern wasn't that bad
     
    01:05:28 - Nationals: what now with Jon Lester off him needing to have his thyroid removed?...the Nats showcase a good chunk of their likely 2021 lineup...and another bad exhibition start for Erick Fedde

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 9: Washington Football Team out on Deshaun Watson?, why WFT should be in on Kyle Van Noy, chat with Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC and much more

    Episode 9: Washington Football Team out on Deshaun Watson?, why WFT should be in on Kyle Van Noy, chat with Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC and much more

    07:05 - Washington Football Team: react to NFL insider John McClain of The Houston Chronicle saying that Washington has "not...come up one time" regarding trading for Deshaun Watson
     
    16:55 - Washington Football Team: why Washington should acquire Kyle Van Noy
     
    27:59 - Wizards: analysis of a bad 125-111 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies
     
    37:26 - Guest: Capitals insider Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic DC
     
    59:07 - Nationals: thoughts on the significance of Carter Kieboom off him getting laser-eye surgery...and react to Washington, D.C. - for now - still not allowing fans at Nationals Park
     
    01:14:43 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas' late-season surge continues with a 72-66 win over Xavier

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 8: The Washington Football Team is releasing Alex Smith, a WFT conversation with Mitch Tischler of NBC Sports Washington, what a 17-game 2021 schedule means for the WFT and much more

    Episode 8: The Washington Football Team is releasing Alex Smith, a WFT conversation with Mitch Tischler of NBC Sports Washington, what a 17-game 2021 schedule means for the WFT and much more

    05:39 - Washington Football Team: why releasing Alex Smith is 100 percent the right move
     
    27:39 - Guest: Mitch Tischler of NBC Sports Washington on The Washington Football Team reportedly releasing Alex Smith, what now for the team at quarterback and more
     
    45:35 - Washington Football Team: impact of a 2021 17-game schedule on Washington and how winning the NFC East in 2020 could mean a much more difficult crop of opposing quarterbacks in 2021
     
    53:13 - Nationals: thoughts on Ryan Zimmerman, Josh Harrison and Austin Voth off the Nats' second Grapefruit League game
     
    01:00:41 - Orioles: was the outfield of the future for the O's on display in their second Grapefruit League game?
     
    01:05:01 - Virginia basketball: how good truly are the No. 21 Cavaliers off a 62-51 win over Miami?

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 7: Dan Snyder still won't sell The Washington Football Team, a conversation with Burgundy Blog, weekend analysis of Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins and more

    Episode 7: Dan Snyder still won't sell The Washington Football Team, a conversation with Burgundy Blog, weekend analysis of Capitals, Wizards, Terrapins and more

    06:02 - Washington Football Team: the only realistic means of Dan Snyder no longer being WFT owner off something ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter said 
     
    16:21 - Guest: Brent a.k.a. "Burgundy Blog" on The Washington Football Team
     
    42:36 - Capitals: analysis of a great weekend that featured two wins at the New Jersey Devils
     
    53:59 - Wizards: react to a gut-wrenching 111-110 loss at the Boston Celtics off a 128-112 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves the previous night
     
    01:04:29 - Maryland basketball: the Terrapins seal their NCAA Tournament case with a 73-55 win over Michigan State
     
    01:14:39 - Georgetown basketball: the Hoyas keep their faint NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a 68-60 win at DePaul
     
    01:17:49 - Virginia Tech basketball: the No. 16 Hokies get back on track with an 84-46 blowout of Wake Forest
     
    01:21:49 - Nationals: thoughts on Erik Fedde's performance and Davey Martinez's lineup in the Nats' Grapefruit League opener
     
    01:30:48 - Orioles: why the O's should trade Trey Mancini

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Episode 6: Washington Football Team still (rightly) saying no to Cam Newton, what the latest in the Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson situations mean for the WFT, great wins for the Capitals and Wizards and Bryce Harper takes apparent shot at Nationals

    Episode 6: Washington Football Team still (rightly) saying no to Cam Newton, what the latest in the Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson situations mean for the WFT, great wins for the Capitals and Wizards and Bryce Harper takes apparent shot at Nationals

    07:30 - Washington Football Team: why Washington is right to not want to sign Cam Newton
     
    12:35 - Washington Football Team: what the latest on Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson means for Washington - Dak Prescott? Derek Carr? Marcus Mariota?
     
    36:43 - Capitals: the Caps are tied for first in the East off a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena
     
    46:35 - Wizards: the rise continues with a 112-110 win at the Denver Nuggets to conclude a 3-1 trip out west
     
    58:33 - Nationals: is Bryce Harper still relevant off his subtle dig at the Nats?
     
     

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

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579 Ratings

579 Ratings

JackMDad ,

Glad Al’s Here

Great pod. Lot of info quickly with great historic perspective too. 980’s loss

rayski47 ,

Great show

I really enjoy the show, 980 made a terrible mistake

jdcbgsp45 ,

Great podcast, horrible music...

Please, please, please, please change the music...

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