First Take

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First Take is always a heated discussion as Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and guests debate about the day's top stories.

Hour 2: Dabo Swinney Oct. 11, 2019

First Take is live from Clemson! The crew debates if Deshaun Watson can be as good as Pat Mahomes, and talk to Clemson HC Dabo Swinney about his team and the state of CFB.

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First Take is live from Clemson! The crew reacts to Tom Brady's sub-par performance vs. the Giants, talk to Tajh Boyd about CFB, and more.
Max and Stephen A. give their takes on the Sherman-Baker drama, Durant's comments about the Knicks and Paul Finebaum joins the show.
Stephen A. and Max discuss if the Cowboys or Eagles are the better Super Bowl contenders, should the Browns fans panic and the latest with NBA China developments.
Stephen A. & Max talk to former NFL DE Justin Tuck & Actor Donald Faison about the Giants and Daniel Jones, react to Zion's debut, and which Cowboy is under the most pressure?
Stephen A. & Max react to the Browns being blown out, question if we should be optimistic about the Redskins, and react to Adam Silver's comments on China.
Drastic Measures? Oct. 7, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if Earl Thomas should've been ejected for his hit on Mason Rudolph, if Carson Wentz is in the MVP conversation and more.
Stephen A. & Max react to Jay Gruden's firing and ask where should Washington go from here. Plus, they weigh in on the Colts' upset of the Chiefs and more.
Hour 2: Tim Tebow Oct. 4, 2019
Stephen A., Max, & Jonathan Vilma debate if Russell Wilson is NFL MVP, question if LeBron will reclaim his thrown, and talk to Tim Tebow about CFB.
Hour 1: Lucky or Good? Oct. 4, 2019
Stephen A. & Max question if the Seahawks were lucky to win last night, debate how important it is for Dak to have a big game this Sunday, & react to Joel Embiid's comments.
New Year, New Look Oct. 3, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Damien Woody and Mike Colter debate what the Warriors will look like, if the Cowboys should pay Dak and much more!
The Favorite Oct. 3, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Damien Woody debate who will win the Rams/Seahawks game, if the Giants are rushing Saquon back and if the Pats are the favorites in the AFC.
Hour 2: Proving Ground Oct. 2, 2019
Max, Stephen A. and Ryan Clark debate if Dak or Aaron Rodgers has more to prove Sunday, if Giannis is the top commodity, and if Max has a point about Tom Brady.
Hour 1: Shaq vs Dame Oct. 2, 2019
Stephen A. and Max discuss their reaction to Gruden's comments on Burfict, if Cousins can take the Vikings to the playoffs and who won the rap battle between Shaq and Dame.
Hour 2: SB 206 Oct. 1, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the new California law, debate if Vontaze Burfict should be allowed to play in the NFL again, and talk about more from NBA media days.
Hour 1: MNF Recap Oct. 1, 2019
Stephen A. & Max react to the Steelers win, debate who should be favorites in the NFC North, and react to LeBron's comments that the offense will run through Anthony Davis.
Hour 2: Streakin' Pats Sept. 30, 2019
Stephen A. & Max talk to CB Stephon Gilmore about New England's hot start. They also question if Cam Newton should be worried about losing his job.
Stephen A. & Max react to the Cowboys loss, the Browns win and they also discuss the Giants if they proved they drafted the right QB.
Expectation vs. Reality Sept. 27, 2019
Stephen A., Max, Jonathan Vilma and Tim Tebow debate where LeBron ranks in the NBA, if Trevor Lawrence can win the Heisman and if the Dolphins can get a win this week.
The Saviors Sept. 27, 2019
Stephen A., Max and Jonathan Vilma debate if the Eagles saved their season, if there's too much hype around Daniel Jones and if the Saints can beat the Cowboys.