Electrified with Eric Lyons
By Eric Lyons
Electrified with Eric LyonsMay 21, 2023
Episode 207: In Plain Sight
The first half of episode 207 features a recap and break down of the Loma vs Haney fight. My fight analysis, reaction to the decision, and the fallout from all over the boxing world(2:30). On the back half of this episode I give my state of boxing address where I tell you all of the things wrong with the sport. From suspect judges, incompetent refs, match making politics, and much more (21:00).
Episode 206: Run It Back
Episode 206 starts off with a recap of the most electrifying things I saw over the weekend from the world of boxing and the NBA (2:00). Staying on the court I preview and give my predictions on the NBA conference finals which feature the same match ups from the NBA bubble conference finals (14:00). This episode then turns into a reality check for Ja Morant and any other young athlete. There are things that you can and cannot do as someone with status, sponsorships, and the world watching (30:30).
Episode 205: Beyond The Bubble
Episode 205 starts off with a trip down memory lane as I revisit the 2020 NBA Bubble to discuss the hardships, circumstances, and everything that made that the hardest championship run ever (2:15). Staying in the NBA I think it's time for someone to sneak into the homes of these players, starting with Draymond Green, and take away their podcast equipment, enough is enough (21:45). The episode wraps up with my heated take on who is actually the face of boxing (30:00).
Episode 204: Warning Shot
Episode 204 starts off with the most Baltimore intro ever in preparation for the biggest fight of the year. A recap of the final Davis vs Garcia press conference that was filled with stern warnings, clap backs, and more (5:00). Then I tell you why Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia is the most anticipated fight in the history of the sport (12:00). After that I dive into the bout itself and give my keys to victory for both Davis and Garcia (25:00). The episode wraps up with my final prediction on the outcome of the fight (35:00).
Episode 203: The Water Cooler
On this very special edition of Electrified I was joined by friend, host, and Lakers Nation analyst Sean Davis. the episode starts off with a discussion about the Lakers playoff potential, the post trade deadline turn around, and what a good off season would look like for them (4:00). We break down the current playoff field and give our predictions for what team will have the biggest impact in each conference (29:00). Staying in the NBA we tear apart the new NBA CBA and everything we hate about it (41:20). Then we put a bow on the Angel Reese fiasco (51:00). The episode wraps with some WWE talk including our wrestling Mt.Rushmore, Wrestlemania reactions, and more! (1:05:30).
Episode 202: All Hands On Deck
A full episode dedicated to the sweet science, if you don't know what that is then come learn something! Fight season is in full swing, big fights are scheduled, more are in the works, and real boxing is back (2:15). One of the fights that is on the horizon takes place on April 22nd. Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia will finally get in the ring, I'll tell you who needs to win this fight more (25:00). The episode wraps up with my Creed lll review as it compares to other boxing movies that I enjoy (40:30).
Episode 201: Keep The Receipt
Angel Reese and the LSU women's basketball team became national champions in impressive fashion but the headlines were made when Reese gave Iowa's Caitlin Clark the "You Can't See Me". Recap of the game and the fallout from what transpired (2:00). From the court to the ring, there was action going on all weekend. WWE gave us a show on night one and two of Wrestlemania, a full breakdown and recap of everything that took place (27:50). The NBA and NBPA agreed to a new CBA that everyone doesn't agree with including myself. An in depth look into what the league and players agreed upon including financial, marketing, and basketball changes (52:30).
Episode 200: The Chosen One
LeBron James has become the NBA's all time leading scorer and I tell you why that amongst other accolades is why he's the greatest of all time (3:50). Staying in the NBA I break down all of the major NBA trade deadline headlines including the end of the "Scary Hours" Nets era (26:20). Switching gears to the NFL I tell you why I hate Super Bowl week, the media's heavy presence, and make my pick for the big game(48:00). This monumental episode wraps with a thank you to the listeners and some people who have been apart of 200 episodes of Electrified (58:20).
Episode 199: The One With The Flashback
On the 199th episode I go down memory lane and showcase some of the best segments of the 100's. Starting with an emotional look at the media and race relations from Episode 108: Black Friday (5:50). My take on the NFL's minority coaching rules from Episode 118: 1986 (54:00). A history lesson on the Rooney Rule and why it hasn't been effective from Episode 172: The Games We Play (1:31:00). LSU Football's very egregious sexual assault scandal from Episode 119: Winning Can't Solve Everything (1:55:00). The episode wraps up with my take on the NIL deals from Episode 151: The Payback (2:21:00).
Episode 198: Get Back Gang
On this episode of Electrified I go back to Sunday to recap the NFL Championship game. Starting off with how the Chiefs silenced the Bengals and the entire city of Cincinnati while advancing to their third Super Bowl in five years (4:15). It was once again another rout for the Philadelphia Eagles at the expense of Brock Purdy and the 49ers as the Eagles advanced to the Super Bowl (19:30). After that I give my flowers to the greatest quarterback of all time, Tom Brady. Discussing his career, legacy, and the aftermath of his retirement (33:30). The episode wraps up with my reasoning for why it's time for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers to part ways (44:30).
Episode 197: Groundhog Day
It's championship weekend in the NFL! The episode is based around the question of, is Mahomes vs Burrow really a rivalry? A full break down of their past three matchups with a preview of the AFC title game (3:50). From the AFC to the NFC, I preview the NFC title game, is there were Brock Purdy finally gets stopped? (24:15). Earlier this week the NFL released the nominees for the NFL honors, I make my picks on this edition of Electrified (35:35).
Episode 196: The Next Big Thing
Episode 196 is a full recap of the NFL Divisional round starting off with how the Bengals ruined the much sought after Chiefs/Bills AFC title game (2:35). On the other side of the AFC bracket a one legged Patrick Mahomes ended Trevor Lawrence's undefeated Saturday streak and advanced to his fifth straight AFC championship (18:50). Meanwhile in the NFC a red hot Brock Purdy has led the 49ers to another NFC championship appearance, a look at his meteoric rise and the 49ers hot streak (31:45). The episode wraps with a look into Daniel Dimes and Saquon Barkley's futures with the Giants after they got run out of Philly on Saturday night (49:00).
Episode 195: It Was Written
Episode 195 starts off with a deep dive into Shannon Sharpe's beef with the Memphis Grizzlies that materialized at the Laker vs Grizzlies game in LA (2:15). From the court to the gridiron, I preview the biggest game of the weekend between the Bills and Bengals (14:33). Then I flip to the other side of the AFC playoff bracket to tell you why Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars are going to beat the Chiefs (26:27). The episode wraps up with my plea to Tom Brady for him to take his legacy, retire from football, and go live life (37:40).
Episode 194: Weekend at Roger's
On this episode of Electrified I take a look back at SUPER Wild Card weekend. I tell you why it's time for Lamar Jackson to part ways with the Baltimore Ravens as soon as he can (6:00). Who deserves credit for the comeback victory we witnessed on Saturday night, the Jags or the Chargers? (24:48). There was one team that I care about dearly who didn't make the playoffs (the Packers), so I had to eulogize their season (37:00). Finally I wrap the episode with the question, does Tom Brady have one more Super Bowl run left in him? (48:00).
Episode 193: On To The Next
New year, new episode! On this episode of Electrified I dive into the Raiders fiasco that include’s quarterback Derek Carr’s benching, Davante Adams’ feelings, and what’s next for star running back Josh Jacobs (1:30). The people on Twitter took to the polls to answer the question: Does home field advantage in the NFL playoffs really matter? I tell you their answers and mine (16:40). After that I get into a serious critiquing of the NFL concussion protocol (31:00). Then from there I recap all of the highlights, stories, and games from the NFL week 17 slate (42:05). A recap of the college football playoffs that saw Michigan and Ohio State fall short of a potential rematch in the championship (55:48). The episode wraps with up with a preview of the week 17 finale between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals (1:06:00)
Episode 192: Be Thankful For The Game
On this special Thanksgiving episode of Electrified I preview the big matchup between number two ranked Ohio State and number three ranked Michigan (5:00). From college to the pros, I give the NFL officials a piece of my mind because the penalties called on defensive players have been absolutely ridiculous this season as it has been in seasons prior (21:10). Another thing that has been grinding my gears is turf. I've been calling for the end of turf for seven years now, on this episode I leaned into my hatred of turf once again (32:30). This episode wraps up with my case for why Patrick Mahomes is the NFL's MVP (39:00).
Episode 191: Truth Hurts
Episode 191 starts off with an apology to all of the teams, players, and fans I may have been wrong about when it came to my pre season predictions (3:00). After the apologizing I look for Jim Irsay to apologize to every qualified coach in the world and try to understand why he hired former Colts center Jeff Saturday as the teams' interim head coach (11:05). From there I had to ask a question that truly pained me but with a 3-6 record are the Packers dead? (26:20). The episode wraps up with a mid season recap of things I missed during my hiatus (37:00).
Episode 190: The Hangover
Episode 190 starts off with a recap of the Thursday Night Football game between the Bills and Rams that turned into an absolute beatdown (2:20). During the game Josh Allen got a lot of praise for his ability to run but why is it a problem when other quarterbacks do it? There is a thin line between love and hate, praising one and criticizing another is hypocritical (18:00). Lamar Jackson's deadline passed and the Ravens couldn't make him a deal, very dumb on their part (28:00). The episode wraps up with my Pick 4 for week 1! (39:40).
Episode 189: Happy New Year
Epiosde 189 starts off with a dedication to the podcast on its four year anniversary. Thank you to everyone who continues to support me and my show! Then I move into the NFL Kickoff special with an in depth breakdown of who will win each division (15:00). From there I revisit the Lamar Jackson contract situation as we get closer to his deadline with no deal in sight (45:30). After that I present my top five wide receivers and running back lists (1:02:00). The episode wraps up with how I think the NFL Sunday Ticket can be improved (1:08:00).
Episode 188:Black Sheep
The episode kicks off with my hate for the alternative simulcasts for sports that play opposite the normal broadcasts (1:55). From some comedic relief to a serious subject, Kyler Murray's contract caused a stir which made me want to discuss the trials and tribulations that Black quarterbacks continue to go through even in today's NFL (12:55). The episode wraps up with 'Inside the Ropes' the weekly boxing segment! (32:00)
Episode 187: Reminder
Episode 187 starts off with the reintroduction of Lamar Jackson because a lot of people from fans, media, and former players seem to forgotten who he is (2:10). Staying the realm of NFL quarterbacks, there was a list floating around of top ten quarterbacks in the league. I didn't like that list so I made my own top ten list, I hope you don't agree! (20:25). This past Saturday night Ryan Garcia wow'd us with another performance against a washed fighter, I let my frustration out on him and the world of boxing(43:50). This episode wraps with an apology to the MLB because I've been watching baseball and having a blast while doing so (51:50).
Episode 186: Bar For Bar
On the 186th edition of Electrified I switch it up a bit. The longest segment of the show was inspired by a question I asked the fans on IG, "When it comes to rap, who's your GOAT?". The responses flooded in so I decided to talk hip-hop, an in depth conversation on who I think is the GOAT and why (7:23). Switching gears back to sports, another fan inspired segment based on the poll of loyalty or winning, Dame Lillard's new contract with the Trailblazers makes me question his will to win in hopes of looking like a team guy (39:25). This episode wraps with the storm brewing in Baltimore, Lamar Jackson's contract negotiations (51:00).
Episode 185: Dog Days
On the 185th edition of Electrified I break down the Brittney Griner situation. An international incident that shouldn't have taken place in the first place, a look at why Griner was in Russia to begin with and why the WNBA is to blame (8:55). Baker Mayfield's trade request was finally granted and the former first round pick was sent to the Panthers, will the grass be greener on the other side?(20:55). Vince McMahon's nasty ways have finally caught up with him and everything that has been done in the dark is beginning to come to light (38:05). The episode wraps with a hilarious rant on the downfall of NBA 2K covers(53:00).
Episode 184: Fireworks
The 184th episode of Electrified starts off with the case of Deshaun Watson, all of the moving pieces, and who needs to be held accountable (8:00). The media and athletes have been at odds for years but now it seems like the beef is being cooked up even more, who is at fault? (25:00). Canelo Alvarez vs GGG lll is set for this September but it's time to start building the hype for the conclusion to this trilogy (36:00). NBA free agency frenzy (49:20). The episode wraps with my take on who will have a better season between Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams (1:00:42)
Episode 183: Ether
On this fiery edition of Electrified I break down the beef between Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Texas A&M head coach Jimbo Fisher. A beef ignited by the continued conversation surrounding the money being generated by NIL deals and how the deals come about (1:10). The second segment of this episode is a story on how Delaware Sate University's (HBCU) women's lacrosse team bus was pulled over in Georgia then illegally searched (25:40). The episode wraps up with Sasha Banks potentially walking away from WWE (41:00).
Episode 182: The Don
Episode 182 starts off with a celebration of the demise of Chris Paul, Devin Booker, and the rest of the Suns thanks to Luka The Don (2:00). The job is not done yet and now the Mavs will be taking on the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals (12:05). Then on the opposite side of the bracket we get a rematch from the 2020 playoffs between the Miami Heat and the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals (22:15). The episode wraps with a recap of the Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño fight from this past Saturday night (31:00).
Episode 181: Against The Wall
On today's episode of Electrified I break down the two elimination games taking place tonight, who has a better chance of forcing a game 7, the Mavs or 76ers? (4:00). The Warriors were up 3-1 but now that lead is in jeopardy, could be seeing a sequel to their 2016 collapse?(11:20). This weekend we will see Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño in a rematch for all four belts at super welterweight (18:25). It pained me to say it but I believe baseball is dead, it may be America's past time but I think America has passed its need for the sport (30:00). This episode wraps up with a look at all of the recent incidents involving fans at sporting events (42:00).
Episode 180: Sorry For The Weight
On the 180th edition of Electrified I break down the absolutely dominate performance by WBA lightweight champion Dmitry Bivol. The fighter served Canelo Alvarez his first L since losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2013 (1:00). After losing a fight like this in that fashion I asked the question, is Canelo's legacy still in tact?(21:00). The episode wraps up with a preview of the rest of the fights on tap for this Summer including title fights, unification bouts, and undisputed bouts (29:50).
Episode 179: The Code
On this episode of Electrified I talk about the NBA playoff intensity as it relates to the physicality of the game. Are the refs too involved in what's going on? Also, who had the more executable foul, Draymond Green or Dillon Brooks?(2:00). Then I look back on the NBA bubble and how it compares to the playoff atmosphere that we've seen this year (21:05). A question that is truly hard to answer, did anyone actually win the Ben Simmons/James Harden trade?(34:03). Finally, I'll tell you why you should never try to troll Drake on Instagram (43:00).
Episode 178: Heating up
On the 178th edition of Electrified I break down what I've seen in round one of the NBA playoffs from the East to the West, who's done and who still has a chance, and what teams are destined for a finals appearance (1:20). The wildest NFL off season of all time continues as Deebo Samuel has added to the chaos by requesting a trade from the San Fransisco 49ers (30:40). USFL and Fan Controlled Football are trying to give people gridiron battles in the Spring and I'm simply not buying it (41:00). This episode wraps up with a recap of the fight that saw Errol Spence Jr collect his third belt in the welterweight division this past weekend (48:00).
Episode 177: Backlash
Episode 177 starts off with the tragic death of Dwayne Haskins. A husband, brother, and friend to many. His life was cut very short. I covered his passing and the fallout including the tweets from Adam Schefter (3:00). This weekend Errol Spence Jr takes on Yordenis Ugas in a three belt welterweight unification bout, I break down the tale of the tape and preview the action (22:44). The meat and potatoes of this episode is the recap of what has been the wildest NFL off season ever, trades, contracts, headlines, I discuss it all! (35:00).
Episode 176: Cut The Cameras
Episode 176 starts off with a look at the three fights on the docket for this weekend with the return of Ryan Garcia, GGG, and a showdown at super welterweight between Erickson Lubin and Sebastian Fundora (2:10). Special guest Sean Davis and I discuss all things NBA from his Lakers, my Heat, the play in, and playoffs (16:37). The episode wraps up with us recapping this past weekend's Wrestlemania 38 (48:50).
Episode 175: Nothing Was The Same
It was a very interesting week in the sports world that started with Aaron Rodgers announcing he'd be staying in Green Bay which was followed by a domino effect of events (2:45). Meanwhile Calvin Ridley got burned by a couple failed parlay bets, he just like me (15:00). The AFC West turned into the best division over night but who will come out on top this season?(22:00). The MLB and MLBPA finally struck a deal to end the lockout so baseball is back! (30:50).
Episode 174: Free The Guys
Episode 174 covers two situations where players are being worked over by the powers that be. Starting off with the MLB lockout, I broke it down piece by piece and have you a deeper look at what caused this lockout to happen in the first place (2:00). After that I touched on the latest case of why the WNBA is trash, the NY Liberty got fined $500K for giving their team proper travel accommodations, go figure (21:00). The episode wraps with a look at the NBA playoff race, real basketball is finally here (30:30).
Episode 173: Keep It A Stack
You've heard everyone else recap the Super Bowl now it's time to listen to the most electrifying Super Bowl recap ever. Unfiltered and completely freestyled. I discuss the refs, the halftime show, Eli Apple getting smoked on Twitter, and of course the game itself (30:05). After all that fun I got a little serious to quickly update you on things going on in the boxing world (34:17).
Episode 172: The Games We Play
On a rare Saturday edition of Electrified I break down everything surrounding the Brian Flores situation. The episode starts off with a history lesson on the inception of the Rooney Rule and how ineffective it has been (2:30). Further proving my point of the ineffectiveness of the Rooney Rule I discuss the current standings of the coaching carousel in which no Black candidates have been hired yet (24:00). The episode wraps up with a full breakdown of Brian Flores vs the NFL (34:00).
Episode 171: New World Order
Episode 171 is a dedication to the young guns in the NFL, Mahomes, Allen, Lamar, Burrow, and the list goes on as I discuss the changing of the guard (3:15). After another dismal playoff loss for Aaron Rodgers at the hands of the 49ers I take a look at his legacy and his future (20:00). Then I recap the best divisional round weekend of all time, all of the games were fire unlike super mid card weekend (36:00). That sparked me to defend the NFL OT rules once again because the only thing wrong with them are they're too soft (43:00). After that I'll get you ready for championship Sunday with a preview of KC vs Cincinnati and LA vs SF (49:00). The episode wraps up with what's next for Canelo Alvarez with a story via ESPN's Mike Coppinger (55:30).
Episode 170: Wrestlemania 19
Episode 170 starts off with a full roast of super wild card weekend and why it was super mid(3:15). From wild card weekend I move into the divisional round matchups starting with NFC, the similarities between Rodgers vs the 49ers/The Rock vs Steve Austin, and is Matt Stafford ready to go one on one with the great one in January? (20:20). The episode wraps up with the AFC side with a break down of another chapter in Allen vs Mahomes plus why I have no clue what is going to happen between the Bengals and Titans (41:30).
Episode 169: Last Man Standing
Episode 169 starts off with the same conversation we've started the new year with for the past two years, the unfair treatment of Black head coaches and candidates in the wake of Black Monday (2:05). The MVP race has narrowed down to the quarterbacks who faced off in the 2021 NFC title game, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, who's your MVP?(30:00). From there I get into athlete documentaries and why every story does not need to be told if it's not captivating (37:00). Finally, episode 169 wraps up with my picks for SUPER wild card weekend (46:20).
Episode 168: Super Gremlin
Before the episode kicked off I got some things off my chest that I hope will motivate you all as I welcomed you to 2022! (00:37). The first episode of 2022 starts off with a bang! Six days into the new year and there is already drama to get into, Antonio Brown's latest saga involved him stripping down and leaving MetLife in the middle of a game, I give you a full breakdown on that entire situation (7:20). From the NFL drama to the NCAA drama, I gave my take on the heated topic of whether future NFL draftees should sit out of bowl games (32:00). The episode wraps up with a preview of week 18 in the NFL and everything that's on the line this weekend (41:30).
Episode 167: The King Of Kings
Episode 167 starts off with a recap of week six in the NFL (1:05). After discussing all things week six I move into the worst jersey retirement celebration of all time, the Washington Football Team should be ashamed of how they honored Sean Taylor (25:35). Then I get into the LSU football program finally giving Coach O the boot after the culture of his program had been in question (32:00).
Episode 166: Fair Trade
I think it's time for the Browns to look themselves in the mirror and realize that the Obj experiment isn't working, I tell you why he needs to be moved before the deadline (2:10). The Nets take action on Kyrie, what steps will they take if Kyrie is not available at all this season? (16:45). The NFLPA said they want all of the findings in the WFT investigation to be released, how bad will this situation get? Buckle up! (30:50). The episode wraps up with some light fantasy football talk and an update on what's going on in my league (46:20).
Episode 165: What Happens In Vegas
Episode 164: Charged Up
Episode 163: Trilogy
Episode 162: The Clinton Administration
Episode 161: Split Decision
Episode 161 starts off with a topic that has been driving conversation all year, the COVID-19 vaccine, many of the NBA players are skeptical about it. I talk about the potential impact this will have on the season (1:25). Moving on to the second most dramatic thing I discussed today, Tom Brady vs Bill Belichick will be happening for the first time this Sunday, a preview of the matchup and a look back at their time together. There is also a karaoke portion in this segment (21:30). After all the drama I get into the Pick 4 for this week's slate of NFL games (31:45). This episode wraps up with a quick rundown of boxing headlines (38:00).
Episode 160: No Doubt
Episode 160 starts off with a look at the Kansas City Chiefs. It's only week three but are the reigning AFC champs in trouble? Are they already pressing the red button? (1:10). Then I dive into a full recap of week three, discussing all of the highlights, key moments, and takeaways from what I saw over the weekend (14:20)
Episode 159: Public Service Announcement
Episode 158: Line Em Up
Episode 157: Field Day
Episode 157 starts off with a recap of week 1 of the NFL preseason including a look at each of the young quarterbacks performances(2:40). Then I air my grievances with the No Fun League and their new penalties on what they deem is taunting or unsportsmanlike behavior when it's really just grown men expressing themselves (16:50). It may be August but I'm already excited for Christmas because the NBA and NFL will be squaring off in a rare Christmas Day duel (22:30). From there I'll get you ready for this weekend's WBA super welterweight title bout between Manny Pacquiao and Yordenis Ugas (32:45). From the ring to the track, superstar Sha'Carri Richardson makes her return this Saturday (40:10). I close the show with my picks for WWE SummerSlam (45:30).
Episode 156: Back In Business
Episode 155: Restore The Feeling
Episode 155 starts off with some WWE talk as I recap the weekend with fans in arenas for the first time in over a year, John Cena appreciation, and more! (3:00). From there I move on to the surprisingly good NBA Finals with a break down of the series and give my prediction for Game 6 (19:50). Episode 155 closes with a look at Saturday night's fight between Jermell Charlo and Brian Castano, I'll tell you why I thought the decision was bogus! (30:50)
Episode 154: Karma Is A Mirror
Episode 154 is short and sweet! I start off with highlights from Saturday's UFC 264 card (3:00). Then a full break down of Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor and what I think should be next for Dustin (9:55). Now I could be reaching but Baker and the browns were seated separately form OBJ, is there beef in Cleveland?(26:15). The episode wraps with my expectations and hopes for WWE as they return to tour this Friday (31:00).
Episode 153: Smoke And Mirrors
On the 153rd installment of Electrified I break down Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor's rivalry, the fight on Saturday, and why I think McGregor has lost his edge (2:15). Then I react to the awful news that the Wilder vs Fury fight that was scheduled for July 24th got postponed to October 9th (18:00). The episode wraps up with a look into Tokyo's covid situation and how that impacts the Olympics (30:50).
Episode 152: Trials And Tribulations
On this powerful edition of Electrified I dig into all the controversial topics from over the weekend and the back half of last week. Starting off with the Rachel Nichols audio that leaked, I go in depth on how this situation represents a lot of so called allies feelings behind closed doors (4:45). Then I tell you exactly why I'm boycotting the Olympics and have been feeling this way for awhile now (20:25). From there I break down every aspect of Sha'Carri Richardson's suspension and its ties to the war on drugs and mental health in the Black community (30:30). I wrap with Gwen Berry's protest at the Olympic trials (50:50), and the blatant disregard for the protection of Black women's hair by the Olympics (56:30).
Episode 151: The Payback
I'm starting this 4th of July weekend off with a bang! Episode 151 starts off with a break down of the new NIL ruling and what it means for NCAA athletes for the present and the past (3:10). From the NCAA to the NBA, I recap the WCF and express my disdain for Paul George and Kawhi Leonard (27:55), plus a quick recap of game 5 between the Hawks and Bucks (40:00. Then I recap Gervonta Davis (44:45) and Vasily Lomachenko's wins(51:50) and tell you what I think is next for them. This episode wraps up with why I hate the off season lists that the NFL media have put together (56:00).
Episode 150: Road Warrior
Episode 150 starts off with a recap of Trae Young's 48 point masterpiece that drove the Hawks to a game one victory over the Bucks(3:10). A look at game two of the WCF and the impact that the NBA review system has on games (13:05). Moving on to boxing, I tell you guys why too much boxing in one night is bad for the sport (23:45). Finally, I'll get you all ready for fight night by previewing the return of both Gervonta Davis and Vasyl Lomachenko (31:00).
Episode 149:Become The Villain
Episode 148: Bundle Up
This episode is all NBA talk! Starting off with the injuries that have ravaged this NBA season, which brings up the question, will there be an asterisk on this season? Plus LeBron speaks out! (2:00). The Dallas Mavs have seemed to forget who keeps the lights on, will this lead to Luka not signing his super max extension?(16:05). To close the show I recap all the games this week and get you ready for what's to come in the playoffs (31:10).
Episode 147: Diamond Tester
Episode 146: Mo' Money
Episode 145: Walker Texas Ranger
Episode 144: Pen To Paper
On the 144th episode I break down all things boxing and basketball. Starting with the big fight announces in Wilder vs Fury III, Spence vs Pac, and a look ahead at this weekend/June's slate of fights (1:50). Then I tell you how my opinion changed on the NBA play in (30:15). The episode wraps with an in depth look at the round 1 matchups (33:00)
Episode 143: King Of The Ring
Episode 143 begins with a break down of the Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders fight, an in depth look at everything I saw on Saturday night(2:20). The question that everyone was asking after the fight was "Did Saunders quit?" I give you my answer (21:00). Then I take a look at the fight by the numbers with a glance at the punch stats and the judges scorecards at the time of the stoppage(27:00). Then I give Canelo his flowers and acknowledge all of his career accomplishments along with what's next for him(32:00). The episode wraps with me calling out the fighters who are calling out Canelo, inception(40:00).
Episode 142: Talk Is Cheap
Episode 141: No Love Lost
Episode 140: Protect Ya Neck
Episode 139: Check The Score
Episode 138:Stranger Than Fiction
Episode 137: Pain Delay
Episode 136: The Grandest Stage
Episode 135: One More Will Hurt
Episode 134: Snakes In The Grass
Episode 133: This Is March
Episode 132: Making Herstory
Episode 131: You Had To Be There
Happy new month! March starts off with a bang, new episode and new day. Episode 131 starts off with a recap of the three round exhibition aka Canelo's fight on Saturday and what's next for him (2:00). From Saturday night we travel back in time to 2013 to revisit Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez (12:14). Staying in the world of boxing, as the Triller Fight Club begins to make moves, could this be the beginning of the Triller take over? (28:14). The show wraps with the hot topic of race after the NHL's Akim Aliu calls out the league for dropping the ball on race relations (39:50).
Episode 130: Otra Noche En Miami
Episode 129: Idols Become Rivals
Episode 128: Lord Of The Rings
Episode 127: Sue Me
1. Media framing of Kyle Rittenhouse Ep.108 (23:56)
2. Black head coaches in the NFL Ep.118 (37:46)
3. The treatment of Black QB’s in the NFL Ep.114 (24:52)
4. Kylin Hill vs the state of Mississippi Ep.100 (9:15)
5. The rise and fall of HBCU football Ep. 54. (11:57)
6. Racism in soccer Ep.90 (13:10)
Episode 126: Here Comes The Pain
Episode 125: Gunsmoke
On a rare Saturday edition of Electrified, episode 125 starts off with an in depth break down of the NFL coach hires and the lack of diversity that came with them (2:35). Then I tell you about former Mets GM Jared Porter who was fired for sending unwanted pictures and texts to a female reporter (21:00). From there I take you to the world of boxing as I celebrate Claressa Shields for getting her big break, shut down her haters, and tell you about Canelo's next moves (30:00). Finally I break down the NFL championship games by going back to their week six matchups and predicting winners (37:35).
Episode 124: The Game Within The Game
Episode 123: The Table Is Set
Episode 122: Watch The Throne
Episode 121: Best In The World
Episode 120: It’s Not A Game
Episode 119: Winning Can't Solve Everything
Episode 118: 1986
Episode 117: I'm Back
Episode 116: Fight Night
Episode 115: Hail To The KIng
Episode 114: The Game Is Rigged
Episode 113: To Be The Man..
Episode 112: All Gas No Brake
Episode 111: Ball Till You Fall
Episode 110: What’s Free?
Episode 109: Welcome Back
Episode 108: Black Friday
Episode 107:This Time It’s For The Money
Episode 106: Battle For The Bubble
Episode 105: Number 1 Stunna
Episode 104: The Boys Are Back
Episode 103: What’s Beef?
Episode 102: Y’all Must’ve Forgot
Episode 101: Million Dollar Baby
Episode 101 starts off with bag talk! Multimilli Mahomes and Cam inked new deals. (1:25) Staying in the realm of signings, I talk about Makur Maker's decsion to commit to Howard and the potential HBCU renaissance. (15:30) Then I address the Washington football team and their new name change, those against the decision, and my feelings on the question "Why now?". (21:09) Moving on to covid-19 testing in sports and 'whataboutism'. (34:12). And I wrap up with a preview of the three big title bouts on Saturday's UFC 251 card. (47:00)
Episode 100: 100 Episodes And Running
Episode 99: Shock The System
Episode 98: Hate It Had To Be Him
Episode 97: The Return
Episode 96: As The World Turns
Episode 95: Best Of Electrified
Episode 94: Who Run The World?
Episode 93: Shooters Shoot
It’s the first episode of the month and we’re balling like it’s March Madness! Episode 93 starts off with how the coronavirus is impacting the world of sports(3:40). As an AJ Bouye trade to Denver looms, I look back on the 2017 Jaguars team that was one drive away from beating the Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl (17:33). Speaking of the Patriots, could a New England reunion happen in the Bay? Addressing the rumor of Brady signing with the 49ers (31:06). Switching gears to basketball for my first official NBA update which includes why I think the Heat are the biggest threat to Milwaukee, the Lakers and their next seven games, the race for the 8 seed in the west, and my pick for game of the week(41:14)Wrapping up with box I backtrack to Mikey Garcia and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez’ victories last weekend plus a potential bout between Gervonta “Tank” Davis and Leo Santa Cruz”(60:08)