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ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman, Molly Qerim

Sports & Recreation

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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.


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Image & Perception

July 18th, 2017

The First Take crew reacts to Michael Vick's comments on Colin Kaeperick, discusses Lonzo Ball's impact on the NBA, Le'Veon Bell's importance to the Steelers and try to figure out what's going on in Washington with Kirk Cousins.

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We're Back

July 17th, 2017

Jen Lada, Damien Woody, Bart Scott and more debate if they could see NFL players going on strike, how Roger Goodell should handle the Ezekiel Elliot situation, discuss their impressions of Lonzo Ball's summer and more. Plus, Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and NFL quarterback Brian Hoyer join the set.

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Knicks Drama

June 30th, 2017

John Salley and Will Cain continue to discuss the drama surrounding the Knicks including whether or not Phil Jackson was sabotaged. Plus, Julian Edelman and Andre Ward join the show!

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Rocket Science?

June 29th, 2017

Will Cain and John Salley react to the Chris Paul trade. Plus, they discuss if Doc Rivers is the issue with the Clippers, if Carmelo Anthony should drop his no-trade clause and more.