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Jets & Giants Future/NFL Week 17, Wild Card Round, FBS Semifinal Recap, MLB Hot Stove, NBA & NHL News

I close out the final podcast of 2018 in grand style as we dive into the latest in the world of sports on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Jets have fired their coach, Todd Bowles. GM Mike McCagnan stays on board as he tries to build off the success of last years draft. Hear what I have to say about which direction the Jets should go to look for a head coach, as well as, my early thoughts on what the Giants need to do this offseason to get back to playoff contention in a loaded NFC. We’ll take a trip around the league in Week 17 on the games that mattered most, including the Steelers falling short of the postseason and what they need to do to get back there. I’ll preview all of the Wild Card Round match-ups, with thoughts about all of the participants in the first round, plus who will represent the AFC & NFC in the Super Bowl. The College Football National Championship is set. I’ll review the semifinal games where both Alabama and Clemson will meet for the third time in four years to see who’ll be crowned champion of the FBS. I’ll also touch on the latest MLB Hot Stove news, Dallas Stars CEO Jim Lites on his profane comments of his top two players, Enes Kanter’s tough guy act, LeBron James’s proclamation of being the G.O.A.T. and Golden State’s vulnerability of winning another title this year. All of that. plus much more, as we end the year on a high note on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 47)

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NFL Playoff Landscape After Week 16, Steelers Last Hope, College Football Playoff, MLB Hot Stove, LeBron's Comments & James Dolan Selling The Knicks?

What will lie under the Christmas tree as I deliver all of the shiny gifts, or possibly coal, on this festive edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. We’re down to the final weekend of the NFL regular season. Week 16 certainly took shape as far as playoff positioning in concerned. I’ll get right to it to dissect what happened in the AFC & NFC playoff picture, including a heartbreaking loss for the Pittsburgh Steelers in New Orleans. With the Black & Yellow on the outside looking in, what are their chances of making the postseason? Do they have a shot? I’ll shed some possible light on a dim and dire situation. Plus, the latest on the Jets (Sam Darnold trending up, Todd Bowles trending down) and Giants (Eli Manning’s 2019 return?) as they close out the string. I’ll take a look at the College Football Playoff Semifinal as to who’ll meet in the National Championship Game. All of the MLB Hot Stove news with the Mets, Yankees, the big Dodgers-Reds trade and what that could mean for Bryce Harper? Also, LeBron James’s recent comments on tampering, NFL owners and getting paid and James Dolan open to selling the Knicks? It’s a smorgasbord of sports chatter as we get ready for Santa’s arrival on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 46)

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NFL's Final Month, MLB Winter Meetings, Heisman Trophy, NBA & NHL News

As winter slowly approaches, the sports scene heats up as I’ll dissect all that’s going on with this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The final quarter of the NFL season has begun and it certainly did not disappoint. Wild finishes in Miami, Oakland and Kansas City were just the start of another wacky Sunday in the NFL. Also, the Jets and Giants were both victorious on the same day in almost two years, with big contributions from their respective first round picks, Sam Darnold and Saquon Barkley. I’ll get into that and everything that took place over the weekend in Week 14 across the league. A Heisman Trophy winner has been crowned in college football. Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray gets the nod, but not without controversy. I’ll reveal what the furor was over what the QB said, and what makes for an interesting matchup with fellow nominee, Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa in the college football playoff on December 29th. The MLB Winter Meetings commence in Las Vegas today. I’ll share what to possibly expect as we may see some big moves take place as the Hot Stove will be sure to cook up a lot of rumors over the next few days. Plus, the NHL receives a new franchise and the latest in the NBA on this weeks jam packed episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 43)

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Steelers Sliding, NFL Week 13 Review. NCAA FB Final Four. NY Mets: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. NBA & NHL News

The final month of 2018 starts off with a bang in the world of sports as yours truly has it all covered on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Jets season has reached its’ nadir, squandering a fourth quarter lead en route to their sixth straight loss at Tennessee. Who’s to blame for this recent disaster? Will Sam Darnold play again this year? Is Todd Bowles coaching his way out of NY? Will Gang Green win another game the rest of the way? The Giants almost squandered a 10 point lead with less than two minutes remaining but held on in OT to upset the Bears at home. Is Eli Manning playing his final few games in a Giant uniform? What about Odell Beckham’s comments after he didn’t stretch out for the ball during an onside kick? I’ll get into all of that, AND, the debacle in Pittsburgh as the Steelers gagged a double digit lead in the second half at home on primetime vs. the Chargers. I’ll call out what went wrong, who were the scapegoats and why there’s no chance that the Black and Gold will secure a first round bye. Plus, the rest of the Week 13 slate in the NFL. There was another wild finish to an Alabama-Georgia college football championship, this time for the conference as the Crimson Tide comeback yet again, to break the hearts of the bulldogs 35-28. I’ll delve into the biggest play of the game and set our sights on the final four to determine who’ll play for the National Championship on January 7th. The Mets have put themselves on the back page the past week. I’ll dissect their front office and coaching staff upgrade, the major trade that brought Robinson Cano & Edwin Diaz to NY and look into my crystal ball for a possible not so pleasant immediate future regarding personnel on this current roster. I’ll also touch on some NBA & NHL news and some information regarding my next podcast. There’s plenty to get your sports appetite satiated, so dig in on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast.(Episode 42)

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Jets/NFL Week 9, Mets Hire New General Mgr./MLB News, NHL, NBA, Floyd Mayweather

The clocks are turned back. The days are shorter. Fall is in full swing and November has arrived as I deliver all that’s going on in the world of sports on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. It’s time to put the proverbial end of the 2018 NY Jets as they weren’t able to take flight down in South Florida vs. the Dolphins. There’s lots of blame to go around after their third straight loss drops them to 3-6 on the season. Is it time for Todd Bowles to be fired? Should Sam Darnold ride the pine after his four interception performance? I’ll answer those questions and go around the league in Week 8 to highlight the Saints stopping the Rams unbeaten season, players wanting to play in Oakland, says coach Jon Gruden? Also, the Texans march to a division title, the Steelers death knell to their archrivals and can the Falcons get back in the NFC playoff picture? I’ll analyze the comments made by new Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen and what does it mean for the Amazins’ moving forward? Why I disapprove the Yankees bringing back Brett Gardner? Plus, the latest in the NHL (the Islanders hot streak, Cup hangover in Washington and Vegas?), the NBA (Jimmy Butler needs to go, Luke Walton on the hot seat in LA?) and thoughts about Floyd Mayweather’s upcoming fight in Japan? That’s right! All of that, plus much more, on this weeks episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 38)

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NFL Week 3/Jets/Giants, Yanks/MLB's Final Week, NBA News, Tiger Woods

As we hit the homestretch of September, the sports landscape continues to stay on fire. I’ll have it all covered on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Jets suffered a tough loss in Cleveland as the Browns win their first game in almost two years. While the Giants get in the win column with a solid effort down in Houston vs. the Texans. You’ll get all of the analysis of both games, with a trip around the league in another wild and wacky Week 3 in the NFL! The Yankees have concluded their regular season schedule at home. Despite a final homestand record of 5-4, there are plenty of question marks and doubt surrounding this team as it heads into October. There’ll be hot takes abound with the Bombers, plus all of the up to the minute pennant race talk throughout the MLB. Minnesota Timberwolves G/F Jimmy Butler has been the flavor of the week in the NBA and he’d like to play in New York (yes, even the Brooklyn Nets are on the list) Hear my thoughts on the free agent to be next year and whether or not he’s a good fit for the Knicks or Nets. Finally, Tiger Woods has made it back to the top. No, not at a major tournament, but nevertheless, he won the Tour Championship to claim his 80th victory in his illustrious career. What does this mean moving forward? Time will tell, but I have a comment on the possibility of what may be in store for Tiger in 2019. Coming at you fast and furious with all that’s happening in the world of sports on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 31)

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Yankees/Mets/MLB Pennant Races, NFL News & Notes, US Open

Closing out the month of August in grand style on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Yankees broke out the brooms in Baltimore as they swept a four game series vs. the Orioles. In the process, they've made strides in the AL East as they're currently six games back (five in the loss column) of the first place Boston Red Sox. Can the Yankees continue to climb in the standings and catch their archrivals? I'll break down their chances as the Bombers look to inch closer to the top of their division. The Mets have been playing out the string for the last two months, but there are a couple of developing storylines to look out for. Is Jeff McNeil the second baseman of the future? Will Zack Wheeler continue his dominance over the course of the final five weeks of the season? Is the front office 'sold' on these two players? You'll get my thoughts on this and the rest of the MLB landscape as the pennant races heat up as we approach September. I'll also take a look at both the Jets and Giants as they head into their preseason finales on Thursday. Is it a lock that Sam Darnold has won the starting job as Jets QB? Will Saquon Barkley be ready for the season opener against Jacksonville? Those questions and much more about what's taking place throughout the NFL Training Camps. Plus, tennis's final major of the year, the US Open, Urban Meyer's suspension and college football kicks off this weekend. Lots to get into on this weeks edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 26)

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Yankees Rolling, MLB Pennant Races, Tiger Woods/PGA, Sam Darnold Starting Week 1? Saquon's Impact

Back at it with another fast paced sports talk party on this edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Yankees bounce back with a 6-1 week after losing five in a row, including four against their hated rivals, the Red Sox. I'll get on the Yankee fans who booed Giancarlo Stanton as he's carrying the team without Aaron Judge or Gary Sanchez in the lineup, the vast improvement of Aaron Hicks and the one similarity between Aaron Boone and Mets manager, Mickey Callaway. I'll also go around the horn to check out the MLB landscape, what pennant races are heating up and how four divisions may come down to the last weekend of the baseball season to capture a division title. You'll get my thoughts on Tiger Woods's close call of winning his 15th major championship this past weekend at the PGA. Plus, will this recent stretch of success carry over into 2019 into The Masters? Finally, you'll hear what I have to say about Sam Darnold's chance of winning the starting QB job for the Jets. And Saquon Barkley's impact on this Giants offense. All of that, and then some on this weeks' episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 24)

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Yanks-Sox Recap. NFL Training Camp Notes. Urban Meyer/Ohio State

We usher in August with some interesting storylines on The JAYREELZ Podcast. The Yankees limp out of Boston, losing four straight to their bitter rivals, including a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 10 innings Sunday night. What does this mean for the Bombers moving forward? Should they set their sights on the wild card? Can they get their mid-season mojo back? Will they face the Red Sox with the division on the line in late September? Or settle for a one game, winner advances to the ALDS? You'll get my hot takes on all of the above as the pennant race in the AL heats up. There's a bit of NFL news coming out of both Giants and Jets camp. The agent for Odell Beckham Jr. left town without a contract extension. Will a deal get done before the opener? Or is this going to turn out to be an old fashioned game of chicken? Plus, sources say that Sam Darnold has a 'fair shot' of getting the nod to start opening day. Is it too soon? Are they rushing their #1 pick? I've got a few things to say about both men and their situations with their respective teams. I'll also have a few words on the possible departure of Ohio State University coach Urban Meyer? Your stop for all that's going on in the world of sports, here on The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 23)

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MLB Trade Deadline. Future of the Mets with Scott & Jerome

The MLB Trade Deadline for 2018 has come and gone. You'll get all of the initial hot takes, right off the press on the latest episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. I'm joined by diehard Met fans, Scott & Jerome as we dive in on the up to the minute trades throughout baseball. Who improved themselves the most? Which team is primed to make a run to the playoffs? We'll cover all of the impact trades and moving parts before we delve into the state of the NY Mets. How does the rest of this season play out? Will manager Mickey Callaway survive after this year? Who will possibly be the next GM of the Amazins'? We'll assess this team as it is and what to expect moving forward, as well as, a word on the Yankees chances and what they did to improve their team at the deadline. I'll also have a word about the Jets QB, Sam Darnold as he enters his maiden NFL camp and what the early expectations will be from their first round pick. Closing out July correct, direct and in full effect on this weeks' edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 22)

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John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation on the NY Jets/NFL Draft

The anticipation of a generation defining pick has finally arrived. Get the first take right before the NY Jets select with the #3 pick overall as I welcome, John Butchko of Gang Green Nation from SB Nation to the podcast. Besides looking back at their off-season transactions, we'll unpack all of the QB's that the Jets might have on their draft board. Will they take Baker Mayfield? If he's not there, who is their possible backup? Could this pick seal GM Mike Maccagnan's fate? The same for head coach, Todd Bowles? In addition, you'll hear my thoughts of the recent developments regarding NY Mets P Matt Harvey. Plus, a possible return for New York radio legend, Mike Francesa. Bringing you all of what's going on in the world of sports, The JAYREELZ Podcast always comes correct, direct and in full effect! (Episode 10)

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