21 minutes | Feb 18, 2018
Episode 24: NBA All Star Break
The NBA All Star Weekend is here and Trav & Josh look back on the Cleveland Cavilers trades and look at the standings at the halfway point. The Super Bowl is over but still some big news coming out of the NFL. Big Free Agent signings, Payton Manning going to MNF, and Larry Fitzgerald wins a golf tournament. Josh is all about the Curling events in the Winter Olympics, while Trav is still waiting for some more Snowboarding events.
39 minutes | Feb 7, 2018
Episode 23: Super Bowl LII Recap
Josh & Trav get right into it on this Super Bowl LII recap. The Eagles finally get off the teams not to win a Super Bowl list and Josh is riding on cloud 9. Trav tries to talk him down and recap the game. The NFL also rolls out their 2018 Hall of Fame class with Ray Lewis, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens, Brian Urlacher, and Brian Dawkins as headliners. Trav and Josh get into their favorite Winter Olympic sports. Cavs have a lot of drama in the locker room, as rumors swirl that LeBron will go to the Warriors next season, Blake Griffin heads to Detroit and James Harden balls out with a 60 point triple double. Or first ever double winner of the "Big Dummy" of the week.
46 minutes | Jan 23, 2018
Episode 22: NFL Championship Games
Trav and Josh recap both the AFC and NFC Championship games between the Jaguars and Patriots and the Vikings and Eagles. Anything different Jacksonville could have done to win verse New England? We have a couple callers on the If It's Sports hotline to celebrate the Eagles big win over the Vikings. Josh reminds all Eagles' fans including himself that it is time the Eagles win a SuperBowl. What is going to be the storylines for SuperBowl 52? Zion Williamson makes his announcement and heads to an already loaded Duke 2018 Class. Bucks Fire Jason Kidd, everyone is fighting in the NBA, and Cavs hit a rough stretch of games.
41 minutes | Jan 16, 2018
Episode 21: NFL Playoffs - Divisional Round
After some of the plays and coaching calls in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs, Trav had to start the show with a few "Big Dummies" of the week. Once that is out of the way it allows them to Recap the games, where Josh reminds everyone he went 4-0 with is picks. The guys look ahead to the Championship Round with the Jacksonville vs New England and the Minnesota vs Philidelphia match ups. Trav and Josh make their picks and have one last chance to change their Super Bowl picks. With some more teams out of the playoffs, there have been a few coaching hires starting to shape up. NBA saw the Cavilers taken on the Warriors in a huge matchup with NBA Finals implications. What has happened to Markelle Fultz's shot? In college basketball, it is just Trae Young's world and we all are living in it. Plus some more shake-up in the top 25. Before Josh and Trav leave they pay tribute to Keith Jackson, one of the greatest that ever called a college football game.
51 minutes | Jan 12, 2018
Episode 20: National Championship Podcast
What a College Football National Championship Game we had between Alabama and Georgia! Trav and Josh recap the game, break down the big plays and talk about the guts it took by Nick Saban to put in Tua Tagovailoa at halftime. A few big name players are going into the College Football Hall of Fame, the guys reminisce over some of the players. The Wildcard Round saw some great games and one not so great game. After a quick recap, Josh and Trav break down the round 2 matchups. Give their favorites to get to the Super Bowl now, and Josh tries to get out of the hot water for calling Brady a system QB. It's the Winter and we still get to talk baseball as Trav and Josh both put together their Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. In hoops, we talk the injury bug that keeps hitting the Spurs, All-Star Voting, and the latest news on the Ball family. In College Basketball the top spot is hard to hold on to, Trav gets into a little WVA hoops talk and Trae Young continuing to ball out. Trav goes back to the National Championship game to find this week's Big Dummy.
59 minutes | Jan 3, 2018
Episode 19: Football Football and More Football
The first podcast that is Blessed by Lil B the BasedGod gets 2018 off with a bang! Tons of football coverage as Josh and Trav recap some of their favorite bowl games to watch. The get into if there are too many bowl games now, should UCF have been in the playoffs, and the most entertaining game of the bowl season, the Georgia vs Oklahoma game. The guys also get into a heated discussion on if the playoff field should be expanded. The teams are set for the NFL playoffs and Trav and Josh give their key points to the first round matchups. Trav feels the 49ers now have a franchise QB in Jimmy Garoppolo, who should win the NFL MVP this season, and some of the coaching changes going on in the offseason. Some star players return in the NBA, another star goes down for the Rockets, and Anthony Davis breaks a guy's face dunking. What a Saturday we say in college basketball, get a quick recap of some of the highlights. Trav hands out three "Big Dummies" of the week.
41 minutes | Dec 26, 2017
Best of If It’s Sports Volume 2
Josh & Trav are on off this week for a Chrismas break, so Jacob the Intern is left in charge to create a best of episode. Of course, Jacob the Intern goes to the clip where he hosts the One Up segment first. Then adds in when he pulls a fast one on Josh. The guys get into some Eagles talk after a tough loss to Seattle and the Carson Wentz injury. Jacob also finds a clip where there talk about the league-wide injury issue that is facing the NFL. Who would have ever thought Josh and Trav would get called Cheeseheads, but it happened! Who could forget when Trav and Josh spoke with Keith Mister Jennings about his time at ETSU and an upcoming movie project that is in the works. Jacob calls out the click bait Tiger is Back headline. Trav gives some NBA talk on how he isn't impressed with the defense so far. We had to throw in one college football clip just to round out the show. Hope you enjoy, and the guys will be back with a regular podcast next week!
44 minutes | Dec 20, 2017
Episode 18: NFL Playoff Picture
Trav & Josh start off the show diving into the controversial plays and calls in the Patriots vs Steelers games. This those bunch of cheeseheads break down the return of Aaron Rodgers as Green Bay takes on the Carolina Panthers. Rams impress as they take down Seattle and Todd Gurley racks up the Touch Downs. Trav looks like he is in good shape for the Chiefs to take the AFC West crown with a win over the Chargers. Don't wear tight jeans around Jerry Richardson, but that has nothing to do with him wanting to sell the Carolina Panthers. Diddy steps up and puts his name in the hat to be the next owner. There is some shakeup in the Week 15 NFL Power Rankings. And to wrap up the NFL coverage they take a closer look at the playoff picture. College Football has 9 bowl games over the next week, but none really peak the guys' interest. But it is the week of National Signing day so we're sure some drama will come out of that. New Segment "One Up" hosted by Jacob the Intern as he lets Josh and Trav give their hot takes on 3 hand picked questions. Who will win this week's One Up debate? NBA coverage focuses on Manu Ginobili, Kobe's jersey retirement, Chris Paul undefeated as a Rocket, and the planned return of Isaiah Thomas. And in college hoops, Trae Young, Freshman from Oklahoma is setting the world of college basketball on fire. Recap of some big games and the AP Top 10. Who's going to show off and earn the "Big Dummy" of the week honors.
50 minutes | Dec 12, 2017
Episode 17: There Wentz The Eagles' Season
Trav has to handle the intro to the show as Josh is too distraught with the news that Carson Wentz is out for the season after the Eagles were able to win a big game versus the Rams. Panthers land their signature win over an NFC opponent. Bills and Colts battle it out in an epic Snow Bowl game. Josh and Trav ask you to help them set the wager for the winner of the AFC West. And Roger Goodell gets paid. Who's moving in the If It's Sports NFL Power Rankings, and games to watch in Week 15 of the NFL season. Army and Navy wrap up the College Football regular season, and next Saturday will start Bowl Season with 5 games. Regular caller Jamie gets a dig in with the Wentz injury and ask about the Tennessee coaching hire of Jeremy Pruitt. Real Bronx Bombers with the addition of Giancarlo Stanton. Shohei Ohtani signs with the Angels. The Modern Baseball Era Committee adds two new members to the Hall of Fame. And a local baseball legend, Tracy Stallard died this week. NBA looks at the ageless wonder: LeBron James. Spurs hope to get Kawhi Leonard back, and Liangelo and LaMelo Ball sign a professional basketball contract with a Lithuanian team. College basketball has some shake-up of the AP top 5, and a look ahead of some big games to watch this week. Try to go into the stands and you'll get our "Big Dummy" of the week.
61 minutes | Dec 5, 2017
Episode 16: Championship Week Recap - Is Tiger Woods Back?
Trav and Josh dig into the College Football the Conference Championship games and give their thoughts on how the section committee did on the four teams that made the playoffs. If you thought last week was amazing drama for the coaching carousel this week just picked up where the last one left off. Tennessee fires their AD and brings in Phil Fulmer, Jimbo Fisher jumps ship and heads to Texas A&M, FSU hires Willie Taggart, and Scott Frost heads home to Nebraska. The guys give out their helmet stickers and talk the final candidates for the Heisman Trophy. We must highlight a few of the Bowl Games to look forward to in the upcoming weeks. Eagles win streak is snapped up in Seattle, Cleveland is still winless looking like a lock for the top draft spot with the Giants and 49ers battling it out for that second spot. Chiefs keep heading in the wrong direction and are now in a 3-way tie in the AFC West, and if you bet the over on the Jets you are happy with their 5-game win total. See who cracks this week’s NFL Power Ranking Is Tiger Back? How many times does the media get to use this headline? A quarter of the way through the NBA season, Josh and Trav look at the slow start of the Thunder, the Cavs on a hot streak, and all the star players getting ejected in the past week. Has Lonzo Ball been a bust so far? Top 5 in College Basketball didn’t seem much of a change, but LiAngelo Ball sees a change as Lavar pulls him out of UCLA. It was another good week for dummies in the “Big Dummies” of the week segment!
81 minutes | Nov 28, 2017
Episode 15: The Keith Mister Jennings Interview
Josh & Trav sit down with ETSU legend and former Golden State Warrior Keith "Mister" Jennings, but before that the guys get into the Rivalry week recap in college football, the coaching carousel, and Helmet Stickers. They also break down the game for Championship week and they give their outlook on the playoff picture in college football. NFL sees the Eagles stay as the week's big story, and also the Saints vs Ram game. Before they talk about College Basketball, Trav & Josh catch up with Mister Jennings. There have been some more big games in the early college basketball season. One team plays 3 on 5 and almost gets the win and a quick recap of some of the NBA's headlines. Who could forget the "Big Dummies" of the week? This week a former NBA star gets Catfished and the movie Friday plays out in the NFL.
45 minutes | Nov 22, 2017
Episode 14: Rivalry Week in College Football
Week 12 is out of the way in College Football, and that means its time for Rivalry Week. Alabama and Clemson both rolled vs their overmatched opponents. Miami had a scare against Virginia, and Baker Mayfield gave Kansas all they wanted. Trav and Josh get into some of the coaching openings and all the rumors swirling around them. Did we say Rivalry Week? And we can’t forget to give out our helmet sticker of the week and break down the college football playoffs. Week 11 in the NFL saw Josh’s Eagles continue their 8 game winning streak over division rival the Dallas Cowboys. Kansas City Chiefs heading in the wrong direction after losing 4 of the last 5 games. What was Sean McDermott thinking in Buffalo benching Tyrod Taylor for Nathan Peterman. Week 11 Injury report and Josh & Trav’s Power Rankings. End of season awards handed out in Major League baseball. Jose Altuve and Giancarlo Stanton are your MVP’s. Was Joey Votto robbed? Max Scherzer and Corey Kluber take home the Cy Young award. And getting all the first place votes in the NL and AL Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger win the Rookie of the Year Award. Paul Molitor of the Twins was the AL Manager of the year, and Tory Lovullo wins in the NL. In the NBA Boston is on a 15 game winning streak. And we seek huge offensive explosions from the Rockets, 76ers, and Golden State last week. College Basketball has tipped off with a big matchup between Duke and Michigan State. 2017 Top Recruit Michael Porter Jr. is out for the season. We should have seen it coming, has the Lavar Ball vs Donald Trump drama just started? Listen to here who gets Trav’s “Big Dummies” of the Week.
60 minutes | Nov 14, 2017
Episode 13: Hurricane Season
Show Notes: This week Josh & Trav return from vacation and start off with some NFL Week 10 talk on all the big injuries that affected the league. Trav's 49ers get their first win of the season, and the Ezekiel Elliot suspension is finally upheld. Also, the guys give their NFL Power Rankings. In College Football Alabama rallies to defeat Mississippi State and looks to gain the number one spot in the College football playoff rankings. Georgia gets thrashed by Auburn and Miami manhandles Notre Dame. The playoff picture is starting to shape up, hear which teams are still in the running. Also, hear who the guys give out their helmet stickers to this week. The NBA has some teams off to a slow start and the Boston Celtics are rolling even with injuries to their star players. Trav has some "Big Dummies" of the week.
43 minutes | Nov 9, 2017
Best of If It's Sports Volume 1
Josh & Trav are on vacation this week so Jacob the Intern chops up some highlights from the first 12 episodes of the podcast. Hope you enjoy, and the guys will be back to a regular podcast next week!
56 minutes | Oct 31, 2017
Episode 12: Sleepless in Seattle - Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson's Epic Battle
Show Notes - Trav and Josh discuss World Series Game 3, 4, and 5, and also look ahead to Game 6. What an amazing weekend for College Football. The guys break down the games and try to make sense of some of the upsets and how the playoff picture will be affected. Josh gives his thoughts on the firing of Coach Jim McElwain from the Florida Gators. NFL Week 8 gave us an epic battle between Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson. The Eagles stay hot, but are they still atop the Power Rankings? Who will be this week's "Big Dummy"?
63 minutes | Oct 27, 2017
Episode 11: Free Tacos
Show Notes: On this Show Trav & Josh go over some of the big games from week 8 in College football, hand out some helmet stickers, preview big games for week 9, and break down the playoff picture in college football. Our weekly NFL recap and power rankings. Trav gives some love to Josh's Eagles, the Chiefs are trending in the wrong direction, and Cam Newton does it again at the podium. The guys break down some games to check out in Week 8 of the NFL Season. The World Series is tied 1 - 1 with the Dodger and Astros. Trav's favorite new player Red October leads the Dodgers in game one, but game two goes to extra innings and the balls are flying out of Dodger Stadium. On a sad note, the Yankees let go of Joe Girardi. 5 Games are in the books for the NBA, and some of the favorites are off to a slow start. A couple big injuries to start the season, and how has Lonzo Ball looked so far in yeas Rookie year. Plus the "Big Dummies" of the week!
44 minutes | Oct 24, 2017
Episode 10: The Thomas Q Jones Interview
Show Notes: We welcome Southwest Virginia native, Thomas Jones. We’ve watched Thomas on the field on Friday Nights. You’ve seen him on Saturdays running the ball for the University of Virginia. And you’ve seen on Sundays in the NFL. There are less than 30 people to ever rush for 10,000 yards in the NFL and he is one of them, He has appeared in the Pro-Bowl and a Super Bowl and now he’s made the transition to the acting world with roles on the TV series’ “Being Mary Jane” and “Shameless”. He has appeared on the big screen in the hit movie “Straight Outta Compton” and is currently working other projects. And if that isn’t enough he’s also the CEO of multiple companies. It is an honor to have Thomas Q. Jones as our guest on the If It’s Sports podcast! We get into the early years at Powell Valley, the recruiting process, freshman year at UVA, the motivation for the NFL, the transition to acting, current projects, and how to keep up with Thomas nowadays. These are just some of the topics we cover in this special episode.
53 minutes | Oct 17, 2017
Episode 9: Best Time of Year to be a Sports Fan
Show Notes: Eagles are flying high, Aaron Rodgers Injury, Instant Replay overturns a TD for the Jets vs Patriots, Steelers hand Chiefs their first loss. College Football Recap: Syracuse upsets Clemson, Washington St upset by Cal, Washington goes down, LSU over Auburn Helmet Stickers and Big Games for Week 8 in College Football MLB Post Season in full swing 2017-18 NBA Preview Big Dummies of the Week - A bad week for three dummies
35 minutes | Oct 10, 2017
Episode 8: College Football Shakeup
Show Notes: Three-time caller Jamie H takes a shot at Trav's Noles Week 5 NFL Big Stories and Power Rankings Games to watch in Week 6 - Must-see Eagles vs Panthers College Football Week 6 Recap - Shakeup in the top 5 teams. Oklahoma gets beat by Iowa State Helmet Stickers for Week 6 Games to watch in Week 7 - Slim pickings MLB Playoff Update And "You Big Dummy" of the week - This one might go down in the Hall of Fame
48 minutes | Oct 6, 2017
Episode 7: Cam - Immature or Misunderstood
Call-In from Jamie H. on Florida Gators and is limited practice time in pads in the NFL hurting the game NFL Week 4 Recap and Big Stories - Chiefs keep winning, Bills upset Falcons, Broncos win big AFC West game, Rams make statement over Cowboys, Panthers top Patriots, and Cam Newtown Our New NFL Power Rankings Big Matchups for Week 5 in the NFL College Football Week 5 Recap - Clemson vs Virginia Tech, USC vs Washington State, Mississippi let down vs Auburn, Georgia thumps Tennessee, and Troy upsets LSU's Homecoming This Week's Helmet Stickers and Week 6 Games to Watch in College Football MLB Playoffs "You Big Dummy" of the Week - Lavar Ball Did What!