If you like podcasts, take a visit over to Prime Sports Network, where host Greg DePalma broadcasts The Sports Show daily at 4 PM EST, covering everything from news to handicapping to Fantasy analysis. I’m on there each Monday, also at 4 PM EST. Below are links to the shows TheSportsNotebook is a part of.
Next Live Show: Monday, May 6, 4 PM ET
April 29: The NBA playoffs and baseball are the topic in this hour-long show. Listen at this link.
April 22: Break down the opening games of the NBA playoffs and talk baseball. Listen at this link.
April 8:Preview the NCAA final, learn how we were both wrong in taking Michigan, and then start looking ahead to the NBA playoffs, along with some baseball and offseason NFL talk. Listen at this link.
April 1: We recap the NCAA regional finals, look ahead to the Final Four, mix in some NFL talk and run through the NBA’s Pacific Division. Listen at this link.
March 29: A complete MLB extravaganza, with picks and previews. Listen at this link.
March 27: A special Sweet 16 preview show. Listen at this link.
March 19: Let the Madness begin. Or in this case, let the laughter begin, as you hear my pre-NCAA bracket picks. Listen at this link.
March 11: Our last thoughts on the field of 68 prior to the conference tournament, NFL news–including the Percy Harvin trade to Seattle–and the NBA’s Southwest Division. Listen at this link.
March 4: A spirited discussion of the field of 68 takes up most of the podcast, and we touch on the NBA Northwest Division. Listen at this link.
February 25: Greg and I each pick the 68 teams we believe should make the NCAA field if the season ended today. Plus go through the NBA Southeast Division, some thoughts on the trade deadline moves from last week and a brief discussion of the NFL combine. Listen at this link.
February 18: The first half of the show is college basketball, then go through the NBA Central Division and National League pre-spring training talk. Listen at this link.
February 11-12: We broke the show into two parts due to some weather issues midway through the first show. The first part was heavy on college hoops, the second was geared to the NBA’s Atlantic Divison and American League pre-spring training talk. Listen to Monday here, and Tuesday here.
February 4: Recap the Super Bowl, and talk college basketball. Listen at this link.
January 28: We warm up with a little hot-stove basketball and NBA talk in light of Rajon Rondo’s injury, then get down to business and dig in-depth into college basetball. Listen at this link.
January 21: Go over the key moments of both the NFC & AFC Championship Games, then review some college basketball conferences, a mix of power leagues and under-the-radar ones. Listen at this link.
January 14: A very extensive review for each of the four NFL second-round playoff games, followed by an examination of possible Cinderellas in college hoops. Listen at this link.
January 7: Recap the first round of the NFL playoffs and do a thorough review of the college basketball landscape. Listen at this link.
December 31: In the wake of NFL Week 17, review the coaching and GM changes, talk about future possiblities and take a look at a few of the upcoming college bowl games. Listen at this link.
December 27: SPECIAL EDITION:We cover 18 bowl games, from December 27 through January 1. Listen at this link.
December 20: SPECIAL EDITION: We do the first of a four-part series that will cover all the college bowls, beginning with the games through Thursday, December 27. Listen at this link.
December 17: Mostly a recap of NFL Sunday, with some discussion of the two bowl games on Saturday and a little college basketball. Listen at this link.
December 10: We go over the results of NFL Sunday, run through some of the major moves of the baseball offseason, check in college football coaching changes and briefly discuss Saturday’s two bowl games. Listen at this link.
December 3: Recap the final weekend of the college football regular season, start breaking down the bowls then wrap it up with the NFL and some of the latest from the baseball offseason. Listen at this link.
November 26: We go deep into college football, from sorting out last weekend, looking ahead to this weekend, projecting out some bowl matchups and examining what’s wrong with the bowl system beyond the national championship debate. Then close it out with some NFL wrap and early college basketball talk. Listen at this link.
November 19:It’s mostly college football, as we cover every conference, from the national championship contenders, to teams fighting for bowl eligibility, with a brief wrap up on the NFL and the Toronto Blue Jays big week. Listen at this link.
November 12: Greg & I dig deep into the college football landscape, covering all the major conferences along with the mid-majors, then wrap it briefly with some NFL talk and thoughts on the Lakers’ decision to pass on hiring Phil Jackson. Listen at this link.
November 5: Recap the college football & NFL weekend, and at the end of the show, Greg talks about the Breeders Cup with Jonathan Hardoon, a horse-race handicapper. Listen at this link.
October 29:We rehash the World Series, and break down the weekend in the NFL, with a little bit of college football talk. Listen at this link.
October 22: Listen as Greg & I explain in advance why the Giants would beat the Cardinals in Game 7 of the NLCS and get a little preview of the World Series. Then break down the weekend action in college & NFL football. Listen at this link.
October 15: Archived show not available.
October 8:Greg & I take an intensive look at the college football landscape after a topsy-turvy Saturday, then briefly touch on the NFL & the early results of the MLB playoffs. Listen at this link.
October 5: It’s a special MLB playoff preview edition. Listen at this link.
October 1: Another look at the MLB playoff picture coming into the final series, and including a discussion of betting odds to win the World Series. That leads into talk of NFL Sunday and another wrap on college football. Listen at this link.
September 24: The show starts with an in-depth look at the baseball playoff races, a good discussion of NFL Sunday and a brief wrap-up on college football. Listen at this link.
September 17: We talk about the notable football results from NFL Sunday and College Saturday, along with a brief look at the MLB playoff race. Listen at this link.
September 10: Get discussion of all 16 NFL games from Week 1, along with some brief talk about the college football weekend and the MLB playoff race. Listen at this link.
September 3:Greg and I rehash the college football weekend and MLB playoff races, then get into a complete AFC preview. Listen at this link.
August 31: It’s time for college football in a special podcast, as Greg and I mix in handicapping the holiday weekend games with some overarching season predictions. Listen at this link.
August 27: After a brief recap of the MLB races and NFL preseason, we get into the meat of the show which is a complete preview of the NFC. Listen at this link.
August 20: Greg and I open with a good discussion of some things we should and shouldn’t read into NFL preseason results, then dig into baseball talk until some tech problems cut me short after 50 minutes. Listen at this link.
August 13: We start the show with a discussion of the Dwight Howard trade, a little rehash on the Olympics and NFL preseason and then dig in extensively to the baseball playoff race. Listen at this link.
August 6: Greg and I talked about some of the opening lines for college football’s first games and national championship odds, along MLB playoff race talk and a little bit of NFL mixed in. Listen at this link.
July 30:A lot of MLB trade deadline talk. Listen at this link.
July 24: A Tuesday appearance this week won’t be the norm, but Greg and I spent a good 90 minutes covering baseball, mostly with an analysis of trades made and possibilites still out there, and with NFL training camps opening up we touched on the New Orleans Saints. Listen at this link.
July 16: After a brief intro discussion on NBA free agency, Greg and I get down to business of reviewing the National League, with extensive talk on trade deadline options. Listen at this link.
July 9: Greg and I talk about the American League at the All-Star Break and assess how things look for the second half. Listen at this link.
July 2: It’s a mix of NBA free agency, the baseball All-Star selection process and a look at some of the interesting division and playoff races, especially some longshot betting possibilities hanging on the board with World Series odds that highlight this week’s show. Listen at this link.
June 25: We re-hash the NBA Finals, talk about whether the Heat now own the future–as the media mainstream believes–or whether there’s still plenty up in the air, and mix in a little talk on the new college football playoff proposal and even how to fix the World Cup and hockey. Then it’s down to business and a run through each division in baseball. 90 minutes in all. Listen to the show at this link.
June 18: Greg & I spent about 90 minutes talking about the NBA Finals (believe it or not, there are players besides LeBron, Wade, Westbrook and Durant making a difference, for better or for worse in this series, and we discuss them all). We also went through the Monday baseball schedule, including a broader look at the teams playing, so the show has shelf-life beyond Monday. And finally we wrapped it up with a good discussion of the early NFL Super Bowl odds.Listen to the show at this link.