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Just Press Play

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Three guys talking about sports, music, philosophy, and anything else that hits them.
Twice in a Generation
Jan 16
The guys break down the Divisional playoff games and preview the Conference Championships, this week on Just Press Play. Show notes and more can be found on our website, check out how we’re doing in Playoffs?! and Buy Buy Buy. Music provided by TRUTH.…
Motion of the Ocean
Jan 10 • 80 min
On this wall to wall football episode, the guys get a bit out of hand. Trevor Lawrence and the Tigers roll Alabama. Andrew Luck doesn’t get touched by two start pass rushers, and Mahomes is gonna need some help from his pass rushers. Russell Wilson wasn’t…
Trust Falls in Green Bay
Jan 8 • 77 min
This week, the guys have some quick reactions to the NFL playoffs, but are saving the bulk for next week (1:05). Then they talk about the best bowl games of all time (11:19), Aaron Rodgers’s coachability (17:31), and a speed conspiracy (24:27). Then, on…
Steph Curry Was Right About NASA
Jan 4 • 78 min
This New Year episode of Just Press Play, the guys all met at Club Yeager and bring on a good buddy, Benji! This episode includes Kevin’s moon conspiracy, streaming services in the future, Pops discovering memes for the first time, the best way to choose…
Quarterback Girlfriend Aficionado
Dec 29, 2018 • 64 min
This week, the guys gear up for a big week in the NFL as they make their final calls at who is in and out of the playoffs, as well as whether Tomlin can be the man in Pittsburgh, Nick Foles can beat Watson and try to ride into the playoffs as the reigning…
All Employees Must Wash Hands
Dec 20, 2018 • 59 min
First and foremost, shoutout to our loyal Swedish listeners. Feel free to reach out to us! We love you! The NFL Offensive Renaissance is over. The Patriots are done. The Eagles are using the exact playbook that won them the Super Bowl last year. Find out…
You Gotta Have A Soul to Sell It
Dec 13, 2018 • 67 min
Someone in the NFL got screwed out of a record, someone in the NFL sold their soul to the devil, or at least Goodell, and someone in the NFL cost the Jags $19k in bodies on the ground on his way to the endzone. Think you know who all these are? Listen and…
Frog Level Intellect
Dec 11, 2018 • 58 min
After a crazy NFL Sunday, the guys couldn’t help but share their quick reactions to Amari Cooper and The Miami Miracle (1:05), but they quickly move on to Kevin now not having to defend a Dallas athlete (6:55). Then the guys get talk about ESPN’s app…
Long Snappers on PEDs
Dec 6, 2018 • 65 min
How many Hue Jackson football teams will miss the playoffs? Is there a case for an offensive rookie of the year besides Saquon Barkley? The guys weigh in on coaching changes, how to know if you have a bad entourage, and the coolest rule in the NFL. All…
Curtis Mayfield Can Jam
Dec 4, 2018 • 48 min
In our first ever December podcast, the guys have caught the spirit. Everybody has their own start day for Christmas music (1:05), and for the guys, it is almost exactly the day this year’s CFB Playoffs were announced (3:58). They get into how the NFL…
You Say Jagwires, I Say JagUars
Nov 30, 2018 • 53 min
This week, the younguns are out running around, so we called up the old farm hands who know how to see a job done. Pops and Uncle Tony break down the rookies of the year, out-stat Kevin, and dive into the most interesting games of the week before diving…
Get Off My Lawn
Nov 21, 2018 • 58 min
The guys bring in a special guest, Tony had to move in with his son after a few bad bets, but we soldier on to talk about that wild Monday Night game, who to put the money on an, who won’t play any January games, and why cheerleaders in Mississippi are…
Stovetop Stuffing
Nov 20, 2018 • 59 min
This week, the guys are all getting ready for Thanksgiving! We talk about a little sports, from Alex Smith to Kevin Durant to Markelle Fultz, but then quickly hop right to the great family holiday that is Thanksgiving. What food do you start with and…
Koetter’s Call For Help
Nov 16, 2018 • 59 min
The guys are back with another football episode and Kevin has got a rant for the ages. Are the Steelers back for real? Is Khalil Mack a bigger and stronger Lawrence Taylor? How impressive is Dirk Koetter? Where does Ezekiel Elliott rank in active running…
Hiccups Mean You’re Growing
Nov 13, 2018 • 66 min
This week, Kevin calls out how wrong we’ve been before we figure out who would win, the men or the boys (1:05). Then, are the aliens sending out a spy and should we try harder to get their attention (11:00)? Dez had a bad week, but at least the Cowboys…
Matt Patricia Looks Like an Unmade Bed
Nov 8, 2018 • 56 min
Vegas got killed this week, and maybe we can help you get in on the action. The guys talk about the buys of the week, who we thought they were, and who WILL NOT make the playoffs, and then try to figure out if we learned anything in the marquee games this…
Single Man Problems
Nov 6, 2018 • 55 min
How did Pops fare with the time change? This is the place to find out. The guys get into how to wear jerseys (1:05), Kevin tells us how to act at a championship parade (because he has ample experience)(17:27), and we try out a new game with a terrible…
A Pack of Starburst, but the Yellow Ones
Nov 2, 2018 • 77 min
With a new champion in baseball, why can’t Kershaw win the big game? And does that remind you of anyone? The NFL hit the trade deadline and the guys break down the WR market after Dallas jumps out first, what one team did to try to get even, and why…
Jackson Pollock of Mustard
Oct 30, 2018 • 64 min
This week, the guys talk about brain pills and hop into Kevin’s mind to explore the confusing caverns including racing your GPS, and what is offensive. All that and more, this week on Just Press Play. Show notes and more can be found on our website. Music…
The Bash Soccer Podcast
Oct 25, 2018 • 71 min
Who is to blame for your fantasy football loss this week? The guys are missing Pops but still break down the travesty of London games, Cowboys trading karma, and a team that doesn’t understand how to end a game in four quarters. Where does Philip Rivers…
You Never Plan On Having An Accident
Oct 23, 2018 • 64 min
Are these high scoring games the new NFL? And how exactly can Belichick pass the torch to Hue Jackson (1:05)? What will happen to Kevin Durant after the NBA Finals (12:30)? Who cares, the season just started! Is Elon Musk a genius, jerk, or alien (16:14)?…
The Story of Drew Brees is the Story of the NFL
Oct 12, 2018 • 72 min
Drew Brees is now the best QB of all time by at least one metric. Where does he truly stand among the greats? The NFC East is still a shot in the dark, who comes out on top, and what do the Eagles need to do to go back to back? Did the Jacksonville…
Standing Room Only
Oct 9, 2018 • 70 min
On this episode of Just Press Play, the Gus Johnson effect comes into play while the guys are shocked at the most valuable college football program (1:05). Then the L.J. is presented with the loss he was looking for last week and Hue Jackson doesn’t know…
Justin Tucker Can Sing Opera?
Oct 4, 2018 • 88 min
The Bonehammer rejoins us for another mid week episode. What month is the best month to watch sports (1:05)? The guys hop right into that Monday night game where Tony promised a beat down but was afraid to give points. Who is Mahomes? Romo, Montana, or…
The Man, The Myth, The Legend
Sep 27, 2018 • 82 min
This week we get to finally bring all of the trash talk between L.J. and Tony to a head. The guys talk about the rise of the Browns, couples counseling in New England, how Houston can win, who can’t guard a receiving RB, an offense that can be discussed…
Octopuses on Molly
Sep 25, 2018 • 64 min
Tiger Woods walks away a winner, while the Bills and Titans killed parlays everywhere. The guys try to figure out where tryouts are for Drew Brees’s flag football team before breaking down who is still allowed to play football in the NFL. L.J. debases…
Scared Of Patty Mahomes
Sep 20, 2018 • 75 min
This week, Uncle Tony is back to help us make sense of this week in the NFL. The guys talk about the how the Cowboys looked after Sunday night (1:00) along with the top three players in Seattle after Monday night (7:12). New England somehow scooped up…
Fool Me Once, Shame On Me
Sep 18, 2018 • 71 min
This week on Just Press Play, L.J. has some thoughts on the two weeks he was out, including a once in a generation talent and a better one game QB than Brady and Rodgers (1:00). Then we break out into our reaction from Sunday’s games including: Why…
Watching Punter Highlights with Tony Green
Sep 13, 2018 • 83 min
Special guest Tony Green hops on to break down all the crazy stuff that happened after we recorded Sunday night in the Packers vs Bears. Do you want Brady, Rodgers or Brees for one game? For one season? (1:00) Then, let’s get into the Monday Night games…
Browns Are Gonna Browns
Sep 11, 2018 • 52 min
This week on the JPP Podcast, Kev and Pops react to the first FULL weekend of football while L.J. is out. The guys talk the Redzone Channel (5:30), the hardships of being a Cowboys and Razorback fan, the Brown celebrate… a tie (10:00), and Pops defends…
Football Preview with NFL Insider Ben Allbright
Sep 6, 2018 • 57 min
This week, we welcome back NFL insider Benjamin Allbright as he welcomes us back to football season (17:22). We also get into Nike shenanigans (1:00), Nick Saban and more from college football (7:44), Terrell Davis and the Denver rookies (10:14), and a…
The Calorie Cap
Sep 4, 2018 • 37 min
This week, the guys welcome in the first day of the best part of the year with talks about how often you should brag about your fantasy league and how quiet you wanna keep insider info (1:00). Then, the gift that keeps giving gives Case Keenum a reason to…
Barry Bonds Got Paid, Too
Sep 1, 2018 • 59 min
Pops is back from Dallas just in time for us to debate how far in the future is the death of the NFL preseason (1:00). Then, Kevin interviews Dallas sports journalist Saad Yousuf about the strengths, weaknesses, and what’s next for the Dallas Cowboys…
Three Lefts Make a Right
Aug 28, 2018 • 37 min
This week, a man of ill-repute interrupts Kevin’s story about a champion tax to give us some on-location reporting while we give our best and worst of the week (1:00). Did Gruden say something crazy this week? Is it possible another coach says something…
Animal Facts
Aug 21, 2018 • 68 min
This week, the guys talk about Monday Night Football being back, Josh Gordon, and dew points in their best and worst of the week (1:00), cover behind-the-scenes football shows (26:26), trash talking corners(31:17), and Jon Gruden (38:38), what’s the best…
One More Bacardi, Please!
Aug 17, 2018 • 16 min
This week, the guys got long winded and you win. Our extra content includes a few debates. Do you want to know the story or wonder if there even is one? Is the King of Pop easy to crown? Are the Cowboys out to pasture because the held on to a top 10 tight…
Wash Your Underwear
Aug 14, 2018 • 88 min
With the season almost upon us, we got a little esoteric in this episode. We talk about how nobody can be sad during preseason, Tiger looking fly and why he’s so engaging, and the curious way that sports evolves in our best and worst of the week (1:00).…
Football’s Back Baby
Aug 7, 2018 • 74 min
We’re back with another action packed episode. With preseason football starting up Thursday, we’re starting to think ahead to fantasy football, Hall of Fame speeches, and the best receivers of all time in our Best and Worst of the Week (1:00). Then we…
Grammar Sharp
Jul 31, 2018 • 89 min
This week, the guys debate chicken wings, all have a twist of fortune, and are pumped about the NFL (1:00)! With a little NFL preview, the guys get into concession stands, Carson Wentz, young guns, old hands, and the best football team in Cleveland…
The Titanic Wasn’t Unsinkable
Jul 25, 2018 • 77 min
Haters gonna hate, and we’re cool with it! This week, we get into foul balls and chip readers in our best and worst (3:24). We follow that up with some NBA free agency while L.J. loses his cool (18:21), and a Trout swimming against the MLB current…
What’s the best Zoo animal?
Jul 24, 2018 • 24 min
The guys had technical difficulties this weekend (shocker), so they won’t have the full episode for this week until tomorrow. So instead, you get a little bonus this week! In this Snippet the guys talk about how they would do a movie about their life, the…
Nothin’ but the Dog In Me
Jul 17, 2018 • 78 min
There are a million songs about love, but only one about the boys being back in town. Well, Thin Lizzy, we know exactly how you feel, ‘cause your boys are back on the air. Our best and worst include apologies and $3.5 million in damages (1:00). We’re back…
Best of JPP Part 1
Jul 10, 2018 • 88 min
This is a rebroadcasting of our favorite clips from the first two months of Just Press Play. We begin with a Klostion from the episode Shout Out To Joe Cocker. Well, and Tupac… (0:30). Next, we start to peel fruit, from Sister Jean & Pittsnoggle (6:49).…
BONUS: Can of Corn
Jul 5, 2018 • 36 min
The guys (and Hannah!) are back with a bonus. A week removed from the heartbreak in the College World Series two hogs fan look back on the year (). Then, L.J. and Hannah share some thoughts with us from Hawaii and Colorado. Hope you enjoy! Music provided…
Can’t Skip Gravity
Jul 3, 2018 • 89 min
After a week in Chicago celebrating L.J.’s wedding, the gang is back together, well sort of. L.J. is still out on his honeymoon, but he and Hannah sent in their best and worst from Hawaii and Colorado (18:10). Pops and Kevin talk about the good bad and…
Stunningly Attractive
Jun 18, 2018 • 88 min
For Father’s Day this year, the guys got together to talk about sports and life. They talk about the best and worst things happening this week (spoiler alert, Golf may get mentioned) (1:00), they get a bit nostalgic with Pops (15:57), and then talk about…
Biscuits and Gravy with a Side of Malört
Jun 13, 2018 • 88 min
We’re a day late, but to make up for it, we brought a friend! This week on Just Press Play, the guys talk about who had the best week in sports, IHOB, and a dictator’s toilet (1:00), then the doctor is in the house to let us know what we’re missing about…
Cheatin’ for a Poke
Jun 5, 2018 • 89 min
This week, the guys break down the best and the worst, including the insanity of twitter, running away with the tie, and a nu start (1:00), then get into the pinnacle matchups in sports right now. In the NBA, who shot J.R., when should you change a call,…
Mr. F
May 30, 2018 • 71 min
This week the guys have a special double episode! Pops is back from his sabbatical to talk some hoops with Kev. But first we rewind back to last week’s Klostion (1:45) to get an answer from Pops before diving into LeBron making his eighth straight trip to…
Tom Brady of Disney Songs
May 29, 2018 • 82 min
This week, Big Poppy was out, so we are excited to be joined by a very special guest. This week, we talk about the poll question from last week, sneaker head genetics, and our best and worst of the week (1:00), followed by movie details and easter eggs…
Medium Rare Dessert
May 21, 2018 • 88 min
This week, the guys hop in with the most viral perception perplexer since the dress (1:00). Then they give their best and worst for the week, including expansion drafting, Lou Adler, and making their own 30 for 30 doc (6:16). Our experts dissect why the…
The Interior Window
May 15, 2018 • 89 min
This week on Just Press Play, the guys talk about their best and worst (1:00), and then we hop right back into the old days with a Klosterman hypothetical (13:27). There hasn’t been much NBA this week, but we keep you up with what has happened (18:50).…
Official Ombudsman OR Chartreuse
May 8, 2018 • 79 min
This week, the guys give the best and worst of the week (1:00), and Kevin gets a haircut (17:30). Kevin has… a lot to say about Lebron James (26:26). Then we get into sound mixing (36:20) and the coolest sounds and what makes them cool (43:18). Finally,…
Check the Box
May 1, 2018 • 79 min
This week, the guys give their best and worst (1:00), talk about Kanye West’s recent news and subtle advertising (19:31), and the NFL Draft from Goodell’s PR to the coolest stories this week (32:49). In the NBA, Russell Westbrook ain’t happy, the kids are…
Who’s the Captain?
Apr 24, 2018 • 71 min
This week, the tripod is back standing. The guys talk about the best and worst things to happen this week (1:00), lessons on building a brand with examples from Kawhi Leonard, Richie Incognito, and Lebron James (13:44), and Kevin walks us through a draft…
NFL Insider Ben Allbright
Apr 20, 2018 • 75 min
This week, the guys are shorthanded with L.J. on the road, but they may have a replacement. NFL Insider and Draft Expert Benjamin Allbright sits down with Kevin to tell us what will happen this year in the NFL Draft (30:00). Then, Pops and Kevin discuss…
Victory Lap
Apr 10, 2018 • 86 min
This week, it was someone’s birthday during the best and worst of the week (1:00), the guys have some Masterful reactions to this week’s golf (15:18), catch up with the NBA going into the playoffs (25:48), and are wondering what these jerseys are all…
The King of the Pivot Foot
Apr 3, 2018 • 88 min
This week, the guys talk about their best and worst (1:00), the busiest man in sports (11:24), The Masters (12:59), the statistical dominance of Tiger Woods (15:23), the surprising Blackhawk goalie (19:21), and the new track from High School to the NBA…
Sister Jean & Pittsnogle
Mar 27, 2018 • 82 min
This week, the guys talk about their best and worst of the week (1:00), a Chilean alien from outer space, why progamers are better than you, under cover athletes, small talk no-go’s, check out lines, and how to lose in this week’s layups (11:58). Then…
Sit Down with Aaron Torres
Mar 21, 2018 • 69 min
In this week’s bonus episode, Pops and Kevin give an update on the JPP Bracket Challenge (1:00). Then, Kevin was able to sit down with Fox Sports Radio Host and writer for TheAthletic.com, Aaron Torres (16:00), to break down all of the Madness from the…
Second Best Chili
Mar 20, 2018 • 87 min
This week on Just Press Play, the guys talk about their best and worst of the week (1:00), the man in red is back on the green (10:46), Tom Brady breaking his diet (14:50), and then they get started on NCAA hoops. From funny Vegas stories during March’s…
Most Useful Free Player
Mar 13, 2018 • 86 min
This week, the guys throw out their best and worst of the week (1:00), layup bracket numbers, concession food, spoilers, Monty Hall, the Geek squads FBI connection (I guess we talk about the FBI every week), and spelling sniffs (13:06), announce their…
Broth with Noodles
Mar 7, 2018 • 81 min
This week, the guys lay it up by hitting the important stuff like basketball and pop tarts as quickly as possible (0:54), talk about sports media and the battle against Sean Miller (33:20), give you the run down on the biggest stories you didn’t know from…
Full-Blown Under Cover Guy
Feb 27, 2018 • 85 min
This week, if you have any questions on how the FBI got involved in College Basketball, the guys will get you on top of the details (0:54). See if L.J. can catch back up in Free Samples (38:44). They also talk Winter Olympics, from the games, to the…
[JUST SNIPPETS] Milk Steak
Feb 22, 2018 • 28 min
If you are a fan of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” you won’t want to miss this week’s Snippets. Kevin got to sit down with the Eli Kraus and Sam Levvitt, the two responsible for creating the viral video from College Baseball’s opening weekend.…
Shout Out to Joe Cocker. Well, and Tupac…
Feb 21, 2018 • 69 min
This week, the guys fix two different leagues and Hannah joins us for a fun new game. They ponder what’s wrong with the Dunk Contest while we break down the pre-game aspects of All-Star Weekend (0:54), they get started on who and what to know for your…
[JUST SNIPPETS] Gronk & Foles & Jimmy G.Q.
Feb 14, 2018 • 17 min
This week, we recorded too much content, so instead of hoarding it all away, we thought we’d share some really good leftovers. Our extra snippets for today include us talking about who we want at quarterback, how the 49ers somehow got a steal by paying…
NFL Wrap Up & DNA Scissors
Feb 13, 2018 • 78 min
In this long episode, the guys do a little more unpacking on the NFL for this season (0:53), they decide which league they want to buy into (14:10), learn about gene editing and woolly mammoths through CRISPR (31:14), Etiquette With Kevin is back with how…
Urinal Gum
Feb 8, 2018 • 69 min
Kevin lost money while the Eagles won left handed. Is the catch rule called with any consistency? Is the halftime show really that much of an honor for a musician? The guys talk bathroom etiquette, who won the most prop bets last week, and take turns…
Super Bowl Week
Feb 1, 2018 • 65 min
On this week’s episode, we talk about the Super Bowl, the GOAT of GOATs, the best dynasties in sports history, super teams in the NBA, and we make our prop bets for the big game.