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Last Word SC: Racism against Adama Diomande, USOC, and MLS Coach hot takes

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan have so much to talk about. We open up with Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals talk, from the results to on-field and off-field controversy. The guys talk about #UnitedAtHome and the good things and bad things that happened during D.C. United's opening game at Audi Field. We talk MLS coaches spouting off and it was lit. 

In the Round Table, we talk general news including the reported racism against Adama Diomande. We finish the show with some MLS Weekend Pick 'Ems. 


MnM Hockey Podcast - New York Islanders Season and Deep Dive

The guys are back and with all the news of the past week! Alex and Chace start by taking a look at some of the extensions signed this past week. They start with the Anthony Mantha contract in Detroit. The guys give their thoughts on it and overall feel the deal was solid.

Following that, they look at the big one, Nikita Kucherov. They discuss what type of player Kucherov is and how good he really is. Exploring whether or not they believe this was a good deal for the Bolts.

Finally, the guys switch to the main topic of the podcast, the Islanders. The deep dive includes looking at the Isles team. From the forwards, Alex can't believe they have under contract, to the defence Chace finds very underwhelming. They look at mistakes this team has made in the past year. They also look at the future and what it holds. They finally talk about how they would fix the Islanders going forward.

Tune in for all of this and more, with the MnM Hockey Podcast!



S2M: World Cup 2018 Final Review, Overall Thoughts on Tournament

On the final World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer and Erik Watkins are joined by Last Word on Soccer's Matt Pollard to discuss all things 2018 World Cup Final. 

The guys breakdown the game, their thoughts on France and Croatia throughout the tournament. The future of both countries national teams looking ahead to EURO 2020. 

Then, things end with a discussion on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar officially being named a winter tournament for the Northern side of the globe. They also give general thoughts on many things about the 2018 World Cup too.


Necessary Roughness Podcast (EP 28): Should the Hall of Fame Still Honor Terrell Owens? Plus, a Closer Look at the NFL’s Top 100

In this episode of the Necessary Roughness Podcast, host Nikolas Donadic breaks down the NFL’s Top 100 list. He also dives into why NFL players shouldn’t concern themselves with their Madden NFL ratings, discusses how DeMarco Murray’s career shows us why players holdout, and can’t stop ranting about how overrated and underrated certain players are. Enjoy the show and join us on August 18th for the following episode!


S2M: World Cup 2018: World Cup Final Preview

On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss the two Semi-Finals, France and Croatia's road to the Final, and they make predictions on who wins. Not to mention, you want to listen for the big wager between Erik and Rachael depending on who wins as well.


Last Word SC: The MLS Transfer Window is open!

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan are joined by Russ McKenzie and Sylvana Budesheim. We talk about D.C. United opening up Audi Field, the open MLS Transfer window and what it means for certain teams, and Jesse Marsch leaving New York Red Bulls for the RB mothership. We finish off with Weekend Pick 'Ems, including predicting who wins the World Cup on Sunday. 


S2M: World Cup 2018: Quarterfinals Review

On this World Cup edition of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss all four of the quarterfinal games. What to expect in the Semi-Finals, and who we could see making it to the Final.


BeLeaf In The Magic: A Toronto Maple Leafs Podcast - TAVARES!!!

BeLeaf In Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast features Christian Holmes (better known as Christian Mingle or Holmesy) and Oscar Elieff talking about hockey and all things Toronto Maple Leafs. With the analysis you want to hear, they’ve got you covered. They have a knowledge for hockey and a hope to enlighten you with it. Kick back and relax as they discuss the latest adventures of Canada’s favourite team.


Do You BeLeaf In Miracles?: The Leafs Really Got Him! Tavares Is a Leaf!


It’s your favourite podcasters, Christian Holmes and Oscar Elieff, talking about your favourite team.


In our big return episode for our third time together, here’s what we’ll be discussing:

  • Tavares and their future lineups
  • Nylander and Jake Gardiner contracts
  • Why an Islanders Offer sheet wouldn’t work
  • The ever impending question about the Leafs defense

Time Stamps:


0:00-12:45  Leafs Sign John Tavares and Their Future Lines

12:45-24:45 William Nylander Contract Talks and Jake Gardiners Future

24:45-28:15 Sophomore Seasons

28:15-35:45 Offer Sheet Rumours and Consoling Islanders Fans

35:45-47:15 Leafs Draft and Mark Hunter

47:15-58:00 Addressing the Defense

58:00-1:00:45 Shoutout to Hockeywood Novel and Signing Off


Here is the link to Hockeywood Novel and follow them on Twitter @HockeywoodNovel

About your hosts

Christian Holmes is a journalism student at Humber College. Known as Christian Mingle and Holmesy, he spends most of his time living life, sipping on Budweiser, listening to The Hip, being a smart ass, and building his writing portfolio. He writes for Grandstand Centraland has been featured in, and Last Word on Hockey. In the future, Holmesy strives to be an NHL exec and report on the Leafs. Follow him on Twitter @HolmesyWrites.

Oscar Elieff is a student set to attend Brock University in Sept. 2018, for their Sports Management program. Elieff is formerly an employee with the Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario. He is set on leaving a major impact on the hockey industry. Elieff is constantly trying to learn new analytics to help his own understanding of the sport. The love of numbers is what he wants to work with. Check out his work on Last Word on Hockey. Follow him on Twitter @oscaelie_99.


Last Word SC: MLS Midseason Awards

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan hand out some 2018 MLS Midseason Awards. Matt has the nerdiest interview ever talking soccer ball physics with John Eric Goff, Professor of Physics at the University of Lynchburg and author of Gold Medal Physics: The Science of Sports. In the Round Table, we do MLS Rapid Fire topics and Weekend Pick 'Ems. 


MnM Hockey Podcast - NHL Free Agency Review

In this weeks episode, Alex and Chace are back to review the NHL Free Agency period. Breaking down all sorts of stuff that happened on the Canada Day weekend.

The guys start off by breaking down the good deals signed this weekend, including John Tavares to the Leafs. Both Chace and Alex agree that this was much like the normal in that there were not many good deals signed.

Following that, they take a look at some of the smarter cheap deals that came out of NHL Free Agency. Debating what players could make an impact at a low cost.

Next, Alex and Chace switch over to the bad signings of the weekend. Alex is still in shock at how NHL General Managers think. Wondering how they can keep making the same mistakes over and over again. They debate who had the best vs worst weekend in the league.

Lastly, they break down the Ryan O'Reilly trade. They talk about why Buffalo moved him and whether they got enough for him. They look at who won the deal and if it made sense from both sides.

Join for all of this and more, with the MnM Hockey Podcast!