Ben Lindbergh and Michael Baumann banter about the Nationals' Game of Thrones cosplay (02:00), the Angels' possible salary manipulation (03:30), and the Rockies-Brewers wild-card race (07:00). Then they talk to Yahoo Sports columnist Jeff Passan about Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell's decision to kneel during the national anthem (12:30), the debate about extending the netting at MLB ballparks (40:00), and the latest outlook for Shohei Otani's potential free agency (50:00). Lastly, they discuss a new baseball acronym and the stakes in Clayton Kershaw's last regular-season start (58:00).
Bruce Maxwell Is the First MLB Player to Kneel During the National Anthem
Jeff Passan joins the ‘MLB Show’ to discuss protests, netting at MLB ballparks, and Shohei Otani
Chris and Seerat also discuss the MVP race and where some of the superstars should rank in the conversation
Ariel, Chuck, and Petesy break down the biggest storylines surrounding UFC 270
Johnny brings on Janelle and Darrell to give a play-by-play of everything that went down on the ‘All Stars 2’ final challenge
Tim Hasselbeck on Has Allen Caught Mahomes? Bruce Feldman on Harbaugh to the Raiders? Plus Jorge Sedano on the Heat As Contenders Again.
Russillo and Hasselbeck run through the weekend NFL slate and make picks for all the games in Round 2 of the playoffs
Verno and KOC also discuss the recent issues facing Steph and the rest of the Warriors