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Hard Foul Hoops Ep. 2

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Isaiah Thomas can’t be ignored (Credit: Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports)

Jim, Evan, and Bill talk rebuilding processes, Korver and the Cavs, Atlanta’s puzzling roster moves, a rumored deal for Boogie, and more. The show closes with some shoutouts to under-appreciated players, and Evan Sally deals with a potential house fire.
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Hard Foul Hoops Ep. 1

James Harden is having an incredible season. (Getty Images)

James Harden is having an incredible season. (Getty Images)

On the first episode of the Hard Foul Hoops Show, the guys talk about the state of the NBA, if the Warriors are more and less fun than last year, is James Harden having one of the best point guard seasons ever, what Kyle Korver will do for the Cavs are more on this wide ranging NBA show.

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The Hard Foul Podcast Ep. 88

Conor McGregor and his two belts had quite the year. (Getty Images)

Conor McGregor and his two belts had quite the year. (Getty Images)

We rant about Doug Whaley, discuss which NFL non-playoff teams have the most to look forward to, which is the biggest tirefire, our favorite sports moments from 2016 and more. Jim and Evan host an all new Hard Foul Pod.

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The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 87

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All eyes are on Doug Whaley, and for good reason. (USATSI)

 

Evan and Jim start the show with some Warriors/Cavs talk, then are joined by Bill, who has a plan to fix the Buffalo Bills. The gang touches on the games that matter this week before looking ahead to potential first round playoff matchups.

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The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 86

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Tom Savage is no Brock Osweiler, and for that, we are grateful. (Credit: Getty Images)

 

Evan and Jim are back at it again, discussing Giants, Bills, the NFL playoff picture, Christmas NBA games, and Star Wars in this holiday weekend edition of the Hard Foul Podcast. Continue reading

The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 85

Tyreek Hill might be the dynamic component that can take Kansas City over the edge. (Getty Images)

Tyreek Hill might be the dynamic component that can take Kansas City over the edge. (Getty Images)

The Hard Foul Podcast is back! This week Jim and Evan talked about the fallout from the Chiefs win over Oakland and the lack of great NFL teams in the league this year. We covered the Bills and Giants per usual as well and tried to figure out who the MVP of the NBA is after a quarter of the season. We wrapped up the show talking about J Cole, Childish Gambino and the state of the hip hop in 2016.

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Why Draymond Green is the Best Player in the NBA

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– Bill Annechino

There are many ways to affect a basketball game.  Most notable among these is scoring.  But what if you already play on a team with two All-World scorers?  What if, and this might be a stretch, you play on a team with two of the greatest scorers who ever lived, and a third player who must be involved in any “greatest shooter ever” discussion?  What then?  By now, you have probably seen through my rhetorical questions to know that I am talking about someone on the Golden State Warriors, and I am.  A player in this situation can, correctly, deduce that their team does not need more scoring.  Instead, they need someone to do everything else.  Right now, without looking, answer this question:  How many players are top-20 in four different statistical categories right now?  The answer is one.  Nobody does more than Draymond Green and, for that, he is the best player in the NBA. Continue reading

The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 84

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Drew Brees is having one of the best seasons of his career. (Getty Images)

Who’s the NFL MVP? Why aren’t the Warriors getting more attention? Which Dragon Ball Z character did Jim compare the Cavs to? How excited are the guys for the release of the new Star Wars movie on a scale of 10 to 10? Jim and Evan answer all of those questions along with previewing big games for the Bills and Giants in an all new Hard Foul Podcast.

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A Hard Foul Sports Thanksgiving

Who cares if he hasn't played yet this year? I'm still very much thankful for Jack Eichel. (Getty Images)

Who cares if he hasn’t played yet this year? I’m still very much thankful for Jack Eichel. (Getty Images)

– Evan Sally

I’m a simple man, so when it comes to defining what I’m thankful for in the sports world the answer is simple: I like it all. But there are a few things that stand out: Continue reading

The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 81

Russell Wilson pulled off one of the most difficult tasks in football, beating Brady on the road. (Getty Images)

Russell Wilson pulled off one of the most difficult tasks in football, beating Brady on the road. (Getty Images)

After a great week of NFL football we bring you a brand new Hard Foul Podcast. This week, Evan and Jim recap a Giants win over Cincy and the rest of the good the bad and the ugly from Week 10 of the NFL, probably the most interesting week of the season so far. The guys wrapped up the show talking about the Celtics, Clippers and misguided Klay Thompson rumors.

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