EPISODE 136: SERIES FINALE
It’s the series finale of Sports Abuse! Three years of podcasts have been great, so spend one more hour with Sid and Dave before they sail off into the sunset. The boys talk about what they’ve been up to the past month, fantasy football, Tom Brady’s possible Trump connection, and put their final inductee, Curt Shilling, into the hall of hate!
EPISODE 135: KAYTLIN BAILEY
Returning champ Kaytlin Bailey is on the show! The show turn into Politics Abuse for a bit, but then the gang brings it back home with the ultra sports relevant topics of a probable sex party, and a french game show with Tony Parker.
EPISODE 134: MARITZA MONTANEZ
Reigning champ Maritza Montanez is on the show! We ambush Maritza with a “Name 5,” discuss Marshawn Lynch’s sock full of chicken, and induct Anti-Caitlyn Jenner people into the Hall of Hate!
EPISODE 133: JEWEL GALBRAITH
MVP Jewel Galbraith is on the show! She, Dave and Sid talk Fantasia, Serena Williams, JK Rowling, what teams does Jewel like, what’s the dumbest sports injury and what’s the most interesting angle in a story that contains Russell Wilson, Ciara, God, Chris Broussard, Bomani Jones, and saving yourself until marriage.
EPISODE 132: ERICA SPERA
Blue chip comedian, Erica “The Spear” Spera is on the show! She and the guys talk about school, Cake Boss, the Bills, play “Who Ya Wanna Be(?)”, and break down Fred Smoot’s weird AMA!
EPISODE 131: LUKE MONES
5 star prospect, Luke Mones is on the show! Luke took a minute to out from dominating the post to talk to Sid and Dave about his Trailblazers love, the guys have a donut sidebar, then pull over to the side of the road to talk about Sid’s parody accounts, and finally drive off a cliff with the 26 sports that applied to be in the Olympics.
EPISODE 130: NICK ALEXANDER
Heavyweight champ Nick Alexander is on the show! He joins Sid and Dave to talk sports videogames, the NBA draft, Kobe talk, Friends, and Lebron vs. Blatt(?). Maybe they’ll find out this week if hockey is played on ice!
EPISODE 129: DREW DAVIS
Returning champion Drew Davis is on the show! He joins Dave and Sid for a talk about the NBA Finals; is asked about his Twitter handle; plays a game of “How Much Would You Pay For It”, and figures out that Shaq would be the worst spy all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 128: RAE SANNI
Unanimous number 1 seed Rae Sanni is on the show! She, Dave, and Sid talk about basketball, how Jason Williams was a limo shooter, the pimsleur method, and crusty old White sports journalism.
EPISODE 127: NICOLE CONLAN
10-Time 1st teamer, Nicole Conlan, is on the show! She, Dave, and Sid talk about Denver sports, about her SI.com feature, Extra Mustard, and what exactly is a Jalopnik? Also: Chris Sheridan is boring and Tom Bradby is NOT Tom Brady!
EPISODE 126: DAVE MURRAY
The People’s Champ, Dave Murray is back on the show! Board games are talked about at length, the guys also have an exclusive tape with Tom Brady and his deflategate cohorts, and finish it up with some Weird Sports News that they’ll cover more on Politics Abuse.
EPISODE 125: CARLOS DELGADO
Major Leaguer Carlos Delgado is on the show! He joins Dave and Sid to talk about his sporting youth, discover whether or not Sid is a nazi (he’s not), a list of 12 weird sports from HuffPo; some garbage nonsense about deflated balls, and Chip Kelly racism.
EPISODE 124: DAVE & SID ARE BACK!
They’re back! Dave had a baby, Sid went to an Indian Wedding, and everyone is having a good time. They guys talk NFL Draft, Coughlin’s study on Millennials and we induct Floyd Mayweather into our newly constructed “Hall of Hate”. It’s a strong word, but hey, they’re strong boys.
EPISODE 123: SEAN P. DARR
Returning champion Sean P. Darr is on the show! He joins Dave and Sid talk about concerts and live music for a bit before getting into it on this abbreviated episode of Sports Abuse. Who Wants To Sex Mutumbo? (confirmed!), Timofrey Mozgov commericals (watched!), catch phrases (remembered!). If you only listen to one podcast before you die, make it this!
EPISODE 122: AARON GLASER
The hardest working man in sports biz, Aaron Glaser, is on the show! Aaron talks about his serious football work ethic, Weird Sports News with the crying Villinova piccolo girl, Feud sports news with Lil B and Kevin Durant (still), and Conspiracy Sports News with the NFL and “declining” concussions.
EPISODE 121: ILANA MICHELLE RUBIN
Five tool player Ilana Rubin is on the show! She tells Dave and Sid why Joakim Noah is the best; they find out that everyone is into oranges these days; assign some statistics if improv was basketball; realize that Bill Walton is a stoner; and is Iman Shumpert is on Empire? Guys, this episode was so much fun the guys weren’t even ALLOWED to photograph it!
EPISODE 120: SAM EVANS
1st round pick Sam Evans is on the show and he’s having a great time! Sid breaks down who’s who of Indian standups; the guys applaud the Rays, Giants and Patriots on standing behind gay marriage (sort of); and Dave gives the Cowboys some shit about the “Dez Bryant Video.” Guys, this episode is a blast!
EPISODE 119: MARIKA ZAPPAS
Two-time MVP Marika Zappas is on the show! She, Sid and Dave talk about her 89-90 Detriot Pistons love, why Kevin Garnett is throwing phones into the toilet, and just how creepy it is that an Eagles linebacker is going to prom.
EPISODE 118: RAJ SIVARAMAN
International comedy and game show sensation Raj Sivaraman is on the show! He, Dave, and Sid talk about his recent Jeopardy! appearance, a lot about the Cricket World Cup, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog on Inside the NBA, and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s creative complaints. This episode is free, guys!
EPISODE 117: ALYSSA LIMPERIS
Comedy All-Star Alyssa Limperis is on the show! She joins Dave and Sid to talk about non-sports for a while, then get into a game of Who Loves Jesus More?, and Karl Malone’s standing offer to fight Kobe Bryant.
EPISODE 116: PAT WISE
Pat Wise of Cowboy Hotel is on the show! He, Dave, and Sid talk Washington R-words; Chipper Jones’ Sandy Hook doubts; which tragic events did or did not happen; and finish it up with a good ol’ BattleBots chat. Classic Sports Abuse.
EPISODE 115: JEN MEM
Illumanti member Jen Mem stops by to spill the beans on her last name, what exactly she’s the Micheal Jordan of and what the playing surface of Field Hockey is called. Also: Tom Benson’s kids are pissed, Sid doesn’t find dwarf league basketball inspiring and lady comedians playin’ ball all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 114: PHILL HUNT
Phill Hunt’s on the show to talk his best and simultaneous worst sports moment, Chicago Bears twitter beef, and the Green Bay Packers playing Settlers of Catan. Happy 2015, people!
EPISODE 113: SPORTS ABUSE VS. COMEDY BANG BANG
Dave gets on his soapbox.com to talk about getting shit on by his favorite podcast; then he and Sid try to remember what happened this past year in sports in the 2014 finale of Sports Abuse.
EPISODE 112: DAVE MURRAY
First time listener, long time lover Dave Murray is on the show. The New York City comedian talks about wrestling a whole lot, but first he, Dave, and Sid talk about sports.
Did you get it?!
EPISODE 111: ‘Black Donald Sterling’
Shout out to Netflix.
This week, Dave and Sid talk British Donald Sterling and a grandmother/2014 Power Lifter of The Year.
EPISODE 110: WE’RE BACK!
Dave and Sid are back! They talk Dave’s Peru adventure, Sid’s sports week, Jose Canseco’s finger falling off joke/hoax/prank(?), and one big ol’ soccer West Side Story brawl, all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 109: DAN PERLMAN
Returning champion Dan Perlman is on the show to debate Sid on Lebron in Cleveland, then the guys talk some crazy woman who wants to bang Sergio Romo, a Ball St. Poop Dollar, and throw out some theories on what Bill Simmons is doing.
Dave and Sid talk to Paco about weird European things, and then talk about the even weirder sport of Hockey (for only like two seconds, we swear!)
EPISODE 107: MARBURY THE MUSICAL
Coast to coast on a Monday morning, it’s your favorite sports show! Dave and Sid talk Marbury the Musical, some #JeterFacts, and Prince Amukamara is playin’ well and gettin’ laid.
EPISODE 106: NICK WHITMER
Fan Favorite, comic Nick Whitmer, is on the show. Sid’s in California in so he chimes in over Skype (apologies for the audio!) Derek Jeter retired from baseball, Bill Simmons got suspended from ESPN, and there’s black magic up in African soccer — all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 105: J.P. MC DADE
Comedian J.P. McDade is on the show this week to talk New York sports ‘ere. Also, is Roger Goodell a liar? Have you heard James Dolan’s new Trayvon song? WHAT IS PITCH AND PUTT?! All that and more all on today’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 104: DRU JOHNSTON
Comedian and The Chris Gethard Show head writer Dru Johnston is on the show this week! He, Dave, and Sid talk growing up in the woods, Atlanta Hawks emails, Josh Gordon’s car salesmanry, and a Constable gone mad!
EPISODE 103: THOMAS ATTILA LEWIS
Comedian Thomas Attila Lewis is on the show! He, Dave, and Sid talk Baseball and more baseball. Out with the DH and in with the molly!
EPISODE 102: NICK PAPPAS
Nick Pappas is on the show! He joins Dave and Side to talk Utah sporting interests, why following high school sports is a bummer and what exactly is the worst part of Shelly Sterling’s Clippers deal. Also Madden 15 is out, get the definitive review here (don’t)!
EPISODE 101: ANDREW JAICO
Skype show this week so please forgive the occasional delay!
Sports is fine this week as comedian Andrew Jaico joins Dave and Sid to preview the 2014 NFL season — DIVISION BY DIVISION!!
EPISODE 100: SID’S AT THE FRINGE
Skype show this week so please forgive the occasional delay!
Sid’s at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival on the other side of at Atlantic Ocean, so he and Dave do the show thanks to the magic of The Internet. They talk Becky Hammon, Jerry Jones, and some weird God guy; then finish it up talkin’ ’bout baseball.
EPISODE 99: SPORTS ARE A BUMMER
Sid and Dave are guest-free on this, the 99th episode!
Sports have been a bummer this week and the guys HAVE to talk about it: Ray Rice, Tony Dungy, David Tyree, Stephen A. Smith. Blerg! They do have fun before and after that segment, we swear!
EPISODE 98: GERALD TORREGOSA
Sid and Dave chat with self proclaimed jabroni and New York City-based standup comic Gerald Torregosa! They talk about his Yankees — more specifically his love for Derek Jeter. He also shares some athlete stories while working in a strip club in Houston; the guys talk about the new Weird Al Yankovic album AND how the Rangers bullpen is very adolescent. All on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 97: TANAEL JOACHIM
The World Cup is over and Sid and Dave bring Tanael Joachim in to celebrate! They talk a lot about this year’s soccer tournament, and TJ’s lifetime love of the game. They’ve also got stories of terrible owners being dicks, and finish it off with a good ol’ Lebron discussion.
EPISODE 96: RAJ SIVARAMAN
Standup comedian Raj Sivaraman is on the show to talk about his U.K. love (do not say KU), a lot about cricket, Embiid tweets at LeBron and Seinfeld Day with the Brooklyn Cyclones!
EPISODE 95: DAN PERLMAN
Three time guest, the Moderately Funny, Dan Perlman is on the show! He, Dave and Sid talk about his Knicks, recap some favorite moments of the draft, and finish it up with two solid weird sports news items. Don’t eat the marble pizza y’all!
EPISODE 94: JAMES MATTERN
The guys interview a self proclaimed sports junkie, James Mattern, on the show! They talk NBA offseason moves (past, future, and present), Brandon Phillips signs a ball for a drunk guy, Baseball has dumb unwritten rules and more things, like NBA prospect fact or fiction!
EPISODE 93: DAVE HANSON
Dave Hanson is on the show! The gang talk his Seattle sport love, play guess the position, then they’ve got a full slate with Car Sports News (Lowriders), Cop Sports News (Golf Car DWI), Weird Sports News (Soccerism), Tech Sports News (Ghana’s Electricity), and Inspiring Sports News (PopArm)!
EPISODE 92: SCOTT REYNOLDS
Sid and Dave forgot to take pictures but trust them, Scott Reynolds was on the show! They have a lot of fun talking about Scott’s old playing days, break down the World Cup groups, take the ESPN test, and talk about an embarrassed Royals ball boy all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 91: KADY RUTH ASHCRAFT
Sketch comedian Kady Ruth from Mister Sister is on the show, not to (but sometimes) be confused with Baby Ruth. She tells Dave and Sid about crying her way though a softball game, play Finals City Showdown, talk about Spelling Bees and this year’s awesome teenage blunder… all on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 90: ALISE MORALES
This week, Dave and Sid’s got the super-funny Alise Morales on the show. They talk about a lot of non-sports, and play a game of “What Would You Give Derek Jeter?”, but mostly they laugh. Enjoy!
EPISODE 89: SID’S LAKER DEPRESSION
Sickness has lifted and your favorite sports show is back on the air! This week Sid and Dave are talkin’ ’bout NFL doping up it’s own players, Sid’s depressed about the Lakers, Arsenio Hall’s Clippers IndieGoGo, and the smoothest foul ball catch ever all. Only on Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 88: TOM LISI
Guys, the first minute is too loud, so Sid & Dave get the complaints about that. But complaining that the next 59 minutes are too good? Well, that just plain doesn’t make sense. Tom Lisi is on the show and we talk about baseball for a bunch, then more Donny Sterling, and a little bout terlets.
EPISODE 87: DREW DAVIS
This week Sid and Dave welcome Drew Davis to the show– but let’s not bury the lead (which happens a lot): They’ve got the DEFINITIVE Donald Sterling interview!
EPISODE 86: MEL KIPER, JR.
Sid and Dave talk with NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper, Jr. on the show this week! He’s a little argumentative, but they think they’ve got some great draft nuggets out of him. Also, don’t be an a**hole and say Nightcrawla with a hard -er. Not cool.
R.I.P Captian Archibald Gary Singh
EPISODE 85: DAN MASSO
Sid and Dave sit down with comedian and illustrator Dan Masso to talk baseball, stadiums shaped like things, and Jeff Francoeur. So, if you’re into those three very particular things THEN THIS IS YOUR SHOW!
EPISODE 84: CHRIS CHROMAK
Sid and Dave sit down with Chris Chromak this week! They talk to him about his Washington Football Team which may or may not have a racial slur for a name (hint: it does). They also touch on Wrestlemania and The Undertaker’s new losing streak. There’s a Weird Sports News involving backwards bowling, and a Bummer Sports News involving 13th inning Walk-Off- Guys.
EPISODE 83: EITAN LEVINE
Sid and Dave celebrate Opening Day by having another Mets’ fan to share in Dave’s misery: Heavy.com’s Eitan Levine! They talk baseball; pick up hockey games; Roddy White makes crazy good on a Twitter bet; and how About.com thinks good songs are terrible on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 82: BEN WIETMARSCHEN
First time guest Ben Wietmarschen (UCB Theatre) is on the show and he loves himself some Cincinnati Reds baseball. Dave and Sid also got some fantasy projections cooked up, a Paul George potential Catfishing, and a maybe-dead-probably-missing former NBA player on this week’s Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 81: NICK WHITMER
“Alec Baldwin” is on the show as Dave and Sid talk some free agency about our favorite teams, a NASCAR caused- pot fueled attempted murder, a possible power bottom, and how Steve Smith is cool on this week’s episode of Sports Abuse!
EPISODE 80: SEAN P. DARR
First time guest Sean P Darr is in the studio! He talks up his Pats love and he turns the tables on Dave and Sid for a second (they won’t let it happen again!) Wanda Sykes (maybe?) joins them for a new segment in F*cked Up Sports News, and three Weird Sports News items to satisfy ya Weird Sports News Fanatics out there!
EPISODE 79: MO FATHELBAB
Dave and Sid talk to the hilarious Mo Fathelbab — co-founder of the show’s new parent network, The Experiment — about his NY Sports affinity, the evolving weirdness of Adam Muema, and managing to get both Kenny Loggins AND Bill Withers songs on this episode. Do you need any more reasons to listen?!?