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A Mid-May Mailbag. Plus: the Ridiculously Hot Yankees.

CC and Ryan also take stock of the NBA playoffs

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Sue Bird Wears Many Hats

Sue discusses the state of the "W," her experience so far broadcasting, and what it was like to be in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition

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Carlos Rodón’s Long Journey Back to Being an Ace

Plus, Ryan talks about the torrid start for both New York baseball teams and how sharp the rest of MLB has looked despite the lockout

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Nasty Nestor Cortes on Establishing Himself in the Yankees Rotation and How He Keeps Hitters Off Balance

Nestor makes his ‘R2C2’ debut to discuss what he learned from his early-career struggles and his success so far this year

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What’s Wrong With Gerrit Cole? Plus: The Mets Are Hot and Other April MLB Takeaways

Plus, Ryan and CC discuss Kyrie’s ongoing feud with Boston and the rest of the NBA playoffs

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Josh Donaldson on Learning to Play Free

The former MVP shares how he learned to stop being his own worst enemy on the field, and talks about the experience of putting on the pinstripes

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2022 MLB Predictions and Defending Cy Young Award Winner Corbin Burnes

The Brewers ace talks baseball’s shortened spring training, the mental side of pitching, and bouncing back from a slow rookie season

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Tim Anderson on the Expectations of the 2022 White Sox

The Chicago shortstop also dishes on playing for Tony La Russa and how the MLB can improve its game for fans

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Ken Rosenthal on the Yankees Offseason, Sleeper Teams, and Remaining Free Agents

CC and Ryan discuss the Yankees’ post-lockout moves and wonder whether there are any free agents—like Max Scherzer or Carlos Correa—that New York will regret not signing

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Aaron Hicks Is Ready to Go 30/30

Aaron Hicks joins the show to talk his wrist injury recovery, playing in the Dominican Winter League, and the Yankees’ expectations for 2022

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At Long Last, the MLB Lockout Is Over

CC and Ryan react right after the MLB and MLBPA strike a deal, discuss what this means for the Yankees, and look forward to the season

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Jeff Passan on the MLB Lockout and How to Reach a Deal

CC and Ryan discuss what it will take to bring baseball back

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Cameron Maybin on Transitioning to the Booth and the MLB Lockout

Ryan and Cameron also discuss Aaron Judge’s future with the Yankees

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Aaron Judge on What It Takes to Lead the Yankees

Plus, Ryan and CC recap the Super Bowl

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Joe Buck on How to Call the Biggest Games

Buck discusses his evolution as a broadcaster, his favorite October baseball moments, and the unique challenges of calling a Super Bowl

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NFL Conference Championships, Brady’s Retirement, and Brian Flores’s Lawsuit Against the League

CC and Ryan break down all the recent NFL news

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Adam Wainwright on His Baseball Past, Present, and Future

Plus, CC and Ryan make NFL picks and discuss the Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

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Michael Vick Talks NFL Playoffs, the Evolution of the QB, and His Youth Baseball Career

Ryan and CC also share their NFL playoff picks for the upcoming weekend of games

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Jon Lester Looks Back on His Career

Jon tells the story of the time he wanted Ken Griffey Jr. to hit a home run off him

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Nerding Out on Pitching With Sonny Gray

Plus, NFL playoff predictions and reacting to Klay Thompson’s return

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Kyrie Is Back. Plus: Adam Schefter on the NFL Playoff Picture and Whose Jobs Are in Jeopardy

Plus, Ryan and CC talk to Schefter about the Raiders’ chances of beating the Chargers and making the playoffs

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Zach Lowe on the Lakers and Nets, the Return of Klay, and Why He Can Never Forgive the Yankees

ESPN NBA analyst Zach Lowe joins the show to hit on nearly every storyline from this NBA season

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Holiday Traditions and Listener Questions. Plus: Buck Showalter to the Mets!

CC and Ryan share their favorite holiday traditions and break down Buck Showalter’s fit with the Mets

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Dansby Swanson on Winning the World Series and How Youth Sports Culture Has Changed for the Worse

Ryan and CC talk with the Braves shortstop about Atlanta’s playoff run

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MLB Lockout Reactions. Plus: Who Is Going to Manage the Mets?

CC and Ryan also share their Super Bowl predictions and discuss the status of the NBA contenders as we approach Christmas Day

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MLB Free Agency Is Ablaze, and the Yankees Are at a Standstill

CC and Ryan react to a busy few days of MLB free agency and discuss how the Yankees should approach the rest of the winter

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Aaron Boone on What Went Wrong for the Yankees in 2021 and How to Fix It

CC, Ryan, and the Yankees manager discuss his philosophy toward incorporating analytics into his managerial style, the most pleasant surprises of 2021 on the player development side, and his offseason wish list

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Building the Perfect Pitcher With Jack Flaherty. Plus: Slingin’ Heat Speed Round.

Slingin’ Heat topics include Justin Verlander re-signing with the Astros, Carlos Correa making comments about Derek Jeter, the Mets hiring Billy Eppler, Noah Syndergaard signing with the Angels, and the Warriors trouncing the Nets

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Sue Bird on the Growth of the WNBA, Retirement, and How Officiating Changes Gameplay

Plus, Ryan discusses how the NBA rule changes have affected gameplay this season

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Jay Ellis on the Final Season of ‘Insecure’

Jay also talks about the 2021-22 NBA season, Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving, and how he came to root for the Nets

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The Braves Closed Out the Astros to Win the World Series. How Did They Do It?

CC and Ryan react to the Braves winning their first title since 1995 before discussing Buster Posey’s potential retirement

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Can the Astros Contribute to the Atlanta Sports Curse?

CC and Ryan react to the Astros’ comeback victory in Game 5 before discussing the latest in the NBA, NFL, and TV