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The Magic Hour Podcast
69 minutes | Nov 20, 2020
Ep. 51 I Hopkins Amazing Catch, Best WR in the NFL and $5 Picks Week 11
Chris is joined by Brad Field and Jay Mansker recap week 10 in the NFL, talk about the Hail Mary catch by Deandre Hopkins and which wide receiver in the league is the best to build around. Then they jump into week 11’s $5 Picks. This weeks slate of games are: NCAA 14 Oklahoma State at 18 Oklahoma 9 Indiana at 3 Ohio State NFL Titans at Ravens Packers at Colts Rams at Bucs Chiefs at Raiders
127 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
Ep. 50 I The Masters, Warriors #2 Pick, $5 Picks
Chris is joined by Bobby Brabson to talk about the final PGA major of the season The Masters making a rare appearance in November. They talk about the frontrunners, the underdogs and the odds of the rest of the field. Then Chris finishes off with asking Bobby about the Sixers and what he expects from them this coming season. (00:01:38) Then, Xavier Gomez comes on to talk about growing mustaches in the month of November. Then they talk about the NBA Draft and what the Warriors should do with the #2 pick. They discuss the trade possibilities and if they keep the pick, which players they think Golden State should select. (00:40:35) Finally, Jay Mansker and Brad Field join Chris and Xavier to make week 10 $5 picks. They talk about the Cardinals and Bills rise to success this season, the exciting rookie QB matchup between Tua and Herbert, if Russell Wilson can overcome the LA Rams and the red hot Vikings facing a powerful Bears defense. (01:07:56)
99 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
Ep. 49 I Khabib Retires, $5 Picks Week 8
Ben Brouillette joins Chris to recap UFC 254 and the announcement of Khabib Nurmagomedov retiring. Then they play match maker and talk about how the division makes up now that the most competitive division is looking for a champion. Then Chris is joined by Brad Field and Jay Mansker for NFL/NCAA week 8 of $5 picks. They talk about the biggest games in the Big 10 and Big 12 as well as the playoff fringe matchups while finishing it off with the game of the week between the Raven and the Steelers.
93 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
Ep. 48 I $5 Picks Week 6
Chris introduces a new segment called "$5 Picks" where he picks two college games and three NFL games for the weekend and analyzes them with Brad Field and Jay Mansker. They make picks and keeps score at the end to determine who the winner is. This week: College: 3 Georgia at 2 Bama - ALA -4.5 NFL: Texans at Titans - HOU -3 Browns at Steelers - PIT -3.5 Packers at Bucs - GB -1 Chiefs at Bills - KC -3.5
56 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
Ep. 47 I NBA Breakfast: Finals Ratings Down, Lakers Champs, Legacy of Lebron and the Future of the League
Chris is joined by Xavier Gomez for another addition of NBA Breakfast. They discuss the declining ratings of the NBA Finals, why they think the went down and how everything going on has impacted that. Then they recap the series by talking about what factors hurt the Miami Heat, what the Lakers did well and how (if anyone) can take down the Lakers in years to come. Finally, they finish off with talking about Lebron James legacy with his fourth finals win and how the league makes out next year with a lot of big names coming back from injuries.
108 minutes | Sep 24, 2020
Ep. 46 I The Epic Collapes of the Clippers, Big Ten Football Coming Back, NFL Week 1 & 2 Recap
This week Chris covers it all! First he is joined by Xavier Gomez for "NBA Breakfast" where they talk about the epic collapse of the Los Angeles Clippers, what we should expect from them in the next few years and what went wrong for them in this playoff run. Then, with the Conference finals set they talk about the matchups. (00:01:43) After that, Brad Field and Jay Mansker join Chris to talk about the Big 10 voting to play football this season. They debate the morality of it as well as what they think are the motives behind them choosing to. They finish off with how the Big 10 returning effects the rest of college football and if 8 games is enough to get a NCAA playoff bid. (00:28:41) Finally, Jackson Schleder comes on to recap Week 1 & 2 of the NFL season. They talk about their biggest surprises, upsets, most impressive and change any bad picks they made in the Entourage NFL Preview pod. (01:14:31)
91 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Ep. 45 I "The Entourage" NFL Season Preview 2020
This week Chris is joined byJesse Cohn and Jackson Schleder for year 2 of "The Entourage NFL Season Preview". They go team by team, division by division and preview the entire league. They talk about how they think the divisions will match up, what each teams record will be, players and playing style to look for then finally make playoff picks and a Super Bowl winner.
70 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
Ep. 44 I College Sports Risking It All
Ep. 44 I College Sports Risking It All by Chris Madrigal
108 minutes | Aug 27, 2020
Ep. 43 I Rise and Fall of The Process Sixers I College Life in a Pandemic
This week Chris is joined by Bobby Brabson to talk about the rise and fall of "The Process" Sixers and where they should go from here after being swept by the Boston Celtics in round 1 of the NBA Playoffs. (00:02:07) Then, Caden Johnson joins to talk about college life during a pandemic. How he has adjusted to virtual learning, college parties, dating and how the upcoming semester will be impacted. (00:59:20)
107 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Ep. 43 I Rise and Fall of "The Process" Sixers I College Life in a Pandemic
This week Chris is joined by Bobby Brabson to talk about the rise and fall of "The Process" Sixers and where they should go from here after being swept by the Boston Celtics in round 1 of the NBA Playoffs. Then, Caden Johnson joins to talk about college life during a pandemic. How he has adjusted to virtual learning, college parties, dating and how the upcoming semester will be impacted.
77 minutes | Aug 20, 2020
Ep. 42 I NBA Breakfast Pod
Chris is joined this week by Xavier Gomez and Jackson Schleder again to talk NBA playoffs round 1. After one game of play in each matchup the guys talk about what they saw and how they think the rest of the series will pan out based on game 1. Also, Xavier explains what the hidden McDonalds order the McGangBang is.
55 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Ep. 41 I NBA Play In Game Senarios and PGA Championship
Chris goes solo this week as he talks about the NBA 8th seed playoff scenarios. He talks about the four teams battling to get into the play in tournament round between the 8 and 9 seed in the Western Conference. With one game left in the regular season to play there are a lot of scenarios that could pan out. (00:01:44) Then, he talks about the PGA Championship the past weekend. He goes through how the tournament went with all the contending players, the breakout performance of Collin Morikawa, and what we could see from golf's top player going into the last two tournaments of the major season. (00:31:39)
62 minutes | Aug 6, 2020
Ep. 40 I BONUS I NBA Restart Weekend One
In this BONUS episode this week Chris is joined by Xavier Gomez and Jackson Schleder to talk about week one of the NBA restart. They discuss the rising Portland Trailblazers, the Spurs strong start, the Lakers struggling offense, the Thunder and Raptors well rounded team and much more with every team in the bubble.
67 minutes | Aug 4, 2020
Ep. 39 I 3 Things We Don't Miss From Sports
Chris is joined this week by Uncle Mike to talk about the 3 things they don's miss about sports now that sports are back. They discuss annoying little league parents, the Golden State Warriors being bad again, watching our favorite players play bad, homer sports fans and long beer lines at the stadium.
115 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Ep. 38 I 3 Things to Look For With The Restart of Sports
Chris is joined by multiple guests to give a small preview of each of the major sports returning in the next couple weeks. Him and his guests give 3 things that we should look for with the NBA, PGA Major Golf tournaments, UEFA Champions League and MLB restarts. (0:04:46) First, Xavier Gomez comes on to talk about the NBA restart. They talk Lakers losing guards, Nets long shot, Thunder as a dark horse and the refs being key factors in these games. (00:44:55) Then, Bobby Brabson joins Chris to talk about major golf season. They discuss Bryson Dechambeau’s muscle gain over quarantine, Tony Finau’s recent surge and if Tiger can repeat from last years Masters win. (01:10:03) After that Edriss Soleyman and Jose Chaires-Gonzalez come on to talk about the UEFA Champions League restart. They discuss Messi’s unhappiness, PSG being overrated, if Juventus can overcome a 0-1 aggregate and if there are any real dominate teams left in the tournament. (01:37:32) Finally, Chris is joined by Julio Reynoso to talk about the MLB restart. The discuss how Closers could have very little room for error, the expectation of the Astros, the large amount of injuries, high pitch counts for pitchers and the weird stats we could see.
72 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
Ep. 37 I NBA Bubble And Cam Newton
Chris is joined this week by Xavier Gomez and Jackson Schleder again to talk about their favorite things they have seen on social media inside the NBA Orlando Bubble. They talk about the player who have opted out and how it effects those teams. Also they go over how they think these changes will effect those teams moving forward. (0:00:00) Then Xavier leads a conversation about one of his favorite NFL players Cam Newton and his signing with the New England Patriots. He talks about how the signing will impact the Pats, the league as a whole and how his game will translate to the Patriots offense. (0:39:42) Finally, they end the episode with "Shit We've Watched Lately" and discuss Marvel movies, bad reality tv, 90's sitcoms, and cooking/travel shows. (1:00:20)
64 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Ep. 36 I UFC 251 Preview
Chris is joined this week by Ben Brouillette to preview UFC 251 on Fight Island on July 11th. They go through all the matchups and talk about what we should expect. Also, they talk about how this championship fight in the Bantamweight between Petr Yan and Jose Aldo could shape up the future of the weight class. Then they discuss the last minute replacement of Jorge Mazvidal for Gilbert Burns and where Welterweight matches up after this fight.
101 minutes | Jul 3, 2020
Ep. 35 I Jersey Draft 2020
Chris is joined by a squad of Magic Hour Podcast regulars (Julio Reynoso, Jackson Schleder, Xavier Gomez, Ben Brouillette, Dimitri Villanueva, and Sean McTeer) to do the first ever Jersey Draft. They take every major professional league and the two major college sports and do a draft for who has the best jerseys in sports
111 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
Ep. 33 I Sports Betting During A Pandemic I MLB Return?
Chris is joined by Julio Reynoso and Edriss Soleyman to talk about sports betting. They go over betting habits, bets they like to make, what factors to consider when placing a bet and what sport gambling is like during a pandemic. Then Chris and Julio give an update on the current MLB negotiations. Talk about the good news and what hurdles still remain to get a deal in place. Finally they finish it off with "Shit We've Watched Lately" to talk about movies or tv shows they've seen lately.
90 minutes | Jun 11, 2020
Ep. 32 I The NBA..... IS BACK
Chris is joined this week by Xavier Gomez and Jackson Schleder to talk about the NBA's return to play on July 31st. The sports starved trio talk about the format for coming back, how the remainder of the regular season could pan out, what are the big factors teams face that could impact their seeding and performance in the playoffs. The pick some teams to look out for, teams that could be disappointing and teams they think will take it all. After that they discuss available bets for the season and what bets they like based on the odds. Finally, Chris introduces a new segment "Shit We've Watched Lately" where they discuss three movies they have seen and want to talk about recently.
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