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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

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NFL Playoff Draft Revisit, Coach Luke Fickell on Taking Cincinnati to the Playoff, and ‘Ozark’ EP Chris Mundy

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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The SEC Gap Is Widening, Eric Dickerson on the Rushing Record and Recruiting Stories, and the QB Stock Game Finale

Russillo shares his thoughts on the SEC’s dominance of college football before talking to Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson about his book, ‘Watch My Smoke: The Eric Dickerson Story,’ and more

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Georgia Won the National Title by Becoming the Ghost of Alabama Past

After more than 40 years of waiting, Georgia is college football’s national champion. It finally reached the mountaintop not only by beating Bama, but by embracing a blueprint Nick Saban had left behind.

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Georgia Is the Exception to Alabama’s Rule

College football has been chasing the Crimson Tide for more than a decade. The Bulldogs caught up.

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Georgia’s History Against Alabama Is Defined by Heartbreak. Can It Finally Break Through?

For the past 15 years, Georgia repeatedly has pushed Bama to the brink … only to lose in excruciating fashion. Before Monday’s national championship matchup kicks off, let’s go through that past to understand what’s really at stake.

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Joel Klatt on the Alabama-Georgia Rematch, Plus Baker Mayfield and Fan Base Angst, and NBA Point Guard Devaluation

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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Knicks Win of the Season, Plus Old School vs. New School Week 18 NFL Picks

JJ also discusses Kyrie Irving’s season debut and whether or not Joe Judge is coaching for his job against the Washington Football Team

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Alabama-Georgia CFB Title Game Preview Special With John Jastremski and Mike Carver

Plus, JJ and Mike share their favorite NCAA basketball futures bets and discuss why props could be the answer to an ugly NFL Week 18 card

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Joe Burrow Is Elite. Plus: Is There a Way to Fix the College Football Playoff?

Kevin and Van also react to LSU’s hiring of Brian Kelly and discuss his fit in Baton Rouge

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Expectations for Kyrie’s Return With Ian Eagle, Plus Jim Harbaugh to the Giants?

JJ also talks NFL and college football betting odds with Sam Panayotovich of NESN and Fox Sports

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Will Aaron Rodgers Win the MVP? Plus CFB Opt-outs With Trent Dilfer

Also, Ryen and Trent discuss Joe Burrow’s throwback style of play and the end-of-season playoff puzzle from a player’s perspective

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Jets Get Brady’d but Look Competent and Joe Judge Sounds Delusional

Plus, how to bet the CFB playoff title game between Alabama and Georgia with Harry Gagnon

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Jim Harbaugh and Michigan Proved Everyone Wrong Once Again

For years, Harbaugh’s Wolverines fell short of lofty preseason expectations. In 2021, they did the opposite—and are chasing a national championship as a result. What changed? And what does it tell us about the state of college football?

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Danny Kanell on Michigan-Georgia and How Cincinnati Can Hang With Bama

Plus, is being a pro coach still worth it?

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The Ringer’s 42 Favorite Sports Moments of 2021

From the Giannis breakthrough to the Ohtani experience to the greatest incomplete pass in NFL history, here are the sports moments that defined our year

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The Giants Have Become the Knicks, Plus the Jets Win a Must-Lose Game

JJ is also joined by Pickswise’s Jared Smith to discuss how he bets college football bowl games

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Lincoln Riley’s USC Reclamation Project Will Require Patience

A quiet early signing day should remind Trojans fans that Rome wasn’t built in a day. But that doesn’t mean Riley’s plan to return USC to prominence is off course.

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How Deion Sanders Turned Jackson State Into the Best Story in College Football

On Wednesday, the top-ranked recruit in the country shocked the world by announcing he’ll play for Deion Sanders at Jackson State. The news has flipped college sports on its head—and sheds light on just what’s so remarkable about the Coach Prime experience.

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Notre Dame OC Tommy Rees on Staying, Plus an Early Look at 2022 NBA Free Agency With John Hollinger

Ryen also talks to Hollinger about his recent article on the Thunder

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Kirk Herbstreit on the CFB Playoff and ‘GameDay’ Stories, the Celtics’ Long-term Problem, Plus a QB Stock Game Update

Plus, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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CFB Ranking Bias, Herbert vs. Burrow, the State of The U, and Going Abroad With Kevin Clark

Russillo shares his thoughts on the Bengals’ loss to the Chargers and the College Football Playoff selection, then is joined by Kevin Clark to discuss NFL Week 13

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Cincinnati Defied the Odds—and a Playoff System Designed to Exclude It

For years, the College Football Playoff selection committee has ignored teams from outside the power conferences. But the Bearcats wouldn’t be denied, and the sport is much better for it.

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Potential CFB Upset Picks and Brian Kelly to LSU With Booger McFarland, Plus Former NBA Star Turned Boxer Deron Williams

Plus, Ryen, Ceruti, and Kyle briefly discuss HBO’s ‘Succession’ before answering some listener-submitted Life Advice questions

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OK Computers: A Formal Apology to College Football’s Biggest Scapegoat

The BCS era was defined by college football fans getting mad at a set of computer formulas. But math was never the problem with the old system—and the sport’s new selection process has only gotten worse.

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Knicks Tease Us, Jets-Giants QB Questions, Plus Week 14 NFL Picks With Joe Benigno

JJ also explains why he’s so hyped for college football Championship Saturday

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Lincoln Riley, Brian Kelly, and the Shifting Paradigm of Coaching Power

What do two seismic college football coaching hires say about the overall football landscape?

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Chris Long on Brian Kelly and the Super Bowl Favorite. Plus, Matt Leinart on Lincoln Riley to USC

Ryen also talks about the Suns’ win over the Warriors and marvels at the Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards

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Suns-Warriors, Anthony Edwards, LSU’s Big Hire, and a Kenny G Interview

Plus, Bill and Wos talk about Bill’s newest League Pass crush: the Timberwolves

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The Ripple Effects of the Wildest Coaching Carousel in College Football History

Lincoln Riley is leaving Oklahoma for USC. Brian Kelly is leaving Notre Dame for LSU. Within the span of a couple days, the entire sport has been flipped on its head. What does it mean moving forward?

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Happy for Harbaugh, Lincoln Riley to USC, and Trent Dilfer on Whether the Pats Can Win the Super Bowl

Ryen also predicts the CFP rankings, and explores the arguments around playoff expansion

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Terrell Davis: From Backup to Hall of Famer. Plus, Wild CFB Coaching Buyouts and Russillo Travel Stories

Plus, Terrell talks about Jonathan Taylor and the state of the running back position and tells stories from his time at Georgia and with the Broncos