So much of current sports media is filled with hot takes and people screaming at each other. Each week, join Ben Phelps and Brandon Buskirk as they discuss current events in sports and a few other things on their minds. They are two teachers with a love of sports and sharing information with others to give rational takes on sports. If you love sports and want to learn more about advanced stats, the financial side of sports, and just want to listen to a couple of guys have fun, this baseball-centric podcast that covers all sports is for you. @theNRIpodcast New episodes drop Monday mornings.
Blue Jays Lineup Wakes Up, AL Central Cellar Dwellers, and the NBA Finals are Set
Brandon & Ben are back this week to look at the NBA & NHL playoffs, the week that was in MLB, and if Maverick is worth the hype.
Episode Rundown 2:41 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 27:00 Satisfied and Smiling, 32:02 MLB Latest, 46:54 Grinds My Gears, 52:57 Trivia/Facts Time
Game 7's galore, Yankees On a Tear (But So Are the Padres), and the Reds Find A New Level of Bad
In this week's edition, the guys discuss many game 7's fans were treated to over the weekend, talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly (Reds) from the past week in MLB, and discuss their first world problems. @theNRIpodcast
Episode Rundown: 2:09 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 20:02 Satisfied and Smiling, 23:55 MLB Latest, 38:36 Grinds My Gears, 43:08 Trivia/Facts Time
Passionate Takes on The Three Point Line, Cheese, and History Made in MLB
The NRI's are back this week to discuss the past week in MLB, the NBA & NHL playoffs, and their cancelable sports takes. Ben also loses his mind ranting about the merits of American cheese.
Episode Rundown: 5:43 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 21:59 Satisfied and Smiling, 27:03 MLB Latest, 43:29 Grinds My Gears, 48:02 Trivia/Facts Time
Angels Start Hot, Reds Historically Cold, and NFL Draft Reactions
This week, the boys give their thoughts on the 2022 NFL Draft, look at the NHL & NBA Playoffs, and look back at the past week in MLB. @theNRIpodcast
Episode Rundown: 3:43 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 34:00 Satisfied and Smiling, 37:48 MLB Latest, 51:20 Grinds My Gears, 54:16 Trivia/Facts Time
NL & AL East Preview, Fans Behaving Badly, and a Milestone For a Future Hall of Famer
The boys are back after a week off with their NL & AL East Division previews. They also reflect on Miguel Cabrera's 3,000th hit, and look at the NBA playoff picture. @theNRIpodcast
Episode Rundown: 3:13 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 20:40 Satisfied and Smiling, 24:08 MLB Latest, 32:53 NL East Preview, 47:03 AL East Preview, 1:01:40 Grinds My Gears, 1:07:41 Trivia/Facts Time
NL & AL Central Preview, NBA & NHL Playoff Races Heat Up
In this episode, Ben and Brandon spend most of their time discussing the NL and AL Central Divisions, they also look at the Lakers' disappointing season, and discuss the end of the NHL regular season. @theNRIpodcast. *The NRI's will be back with a new episode on Monday, April 25th*
Episode Rundown: 2:34 Brandon's Box of Mystery Topics, 22:51 Satisfied and Smiling, 26:41 MLB Latest, 31:55 NL Central Preview, 51:31 AL Central Preview, 1:07:45 Grinds My Gears, 1:10:30 Trivia/Facts Time