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Fired Up! - Episode 37

Fired Up! - Episode 37

October 20, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with a return to the racetrack.  The NASCAR playoffs are down to 8 drivers, so we gave you some insight into who might advance to the Final Four!

Next, the team transitioned over to the baseball diamond to recap how the current ALCS and NLCS matchups and who we think might advance to the World Series.

Then, the guys talked a little NFL action with the recent trade of TE Zach Ertz to the Arizona Cardinals.

Afterward, we stuck to more football news, but this time some big news out of the college ranks.  The trio talked about current LSU football coach, Ed Orgeron, and the LSU football program agreeing to mutually part ways at the conclusion of this season.

The show continued with the Fire Brigade's analysis of last week's biggest games in college football and then previewed the biggest games in Week 8. 

Finally, we wrapped up the show with the continuing drama in Philadelphia and Ben Simmons with the recent news that the 76ers have chosen to suspend Ben Simmons for the opening game due to conduct detrimental to the team.

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Fired Up! - Episode 36

Fired Up! - Episode 36

October 14, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with our early impressions of the first quarter of the NFL season so far!

Next, the guys talked a little NBA action with the start of the regular season right around the corner.  We previewed the two opening night matchups between the Nets vs. the Bucks and the Warriors vs. the Lakers.

Then, the team transitioned over to the baseball diamond to recap how the MLB playoffs are going so far. 

The show wrapped up with the Fire Brigade's analysis of last week's biggest games in college football and then previewed the biggest games in Week 7. 

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Fired Up! - Episode 35

Fired Up! - Episode 35

September 30, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with a recap of Team USA's dominating win over Team Europe in this year's Ryder Cup!

Next, the guys talked a little NBA action with the ongoing drama between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers.

Then, the team transitioned over to the baseball diamond to wrap up the regular season in the MLB.  We touched on possible first-round playoff matchups, players to watch, and much more.

The Fire Brigade then analyzed last week's biggest games in college football and then previewed the biggest games in Week 5. 

The crew then wrapped up with a few big recent signings in the NFL.  The team talked about the recent signings of CB Richard Sherman with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and WR Josh Gordon signing with the Kansas City Chiefs. 

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Fired Up! - Episode 34

Fired Up! - Episode 34

September 23, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with a big shoutout to one of our loyal listeners, Cooper Titus!  Cooper is an up-and-coming rap artist with a new album recently released on SoundCloud, so go give him a listen.

Next, the guys returned the octagon with the upcoming UFC 266 going on this weekend in Las Vegas.

Then, the team transitioned over to the golf course to talk about Team USA vs. Team Europe in this year's edition of the Ryder Cup.

The show switched gears over to some NASCAR playoff discussion now that 4 drivers have been eliminated and the field being shrunk to 12.

The Fire Brigade then analyzed last week's biggest games in college football and then previewed the biggest games in Week 4. 

The crew then wrapped up with a few quick hitter topics in the NHL, the NBA, and the NFL.  The topics included the recent extension of Columbus Blue Jackets goalie, Elvis Merzlikins, the retirement of 15-year NBA vet, JJ Redick, and Justin Fields being named the starter this week for the Chicago Bears.

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Fired Up! - Episode 33

Fired Up! - Episode 33

September 17, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with the NFL since Week 1 just wrapped up this past weekend.  That means the Fire Brigade gave their picks for who would win the AFC South, NFC West, and the AFC West. 

Next, the NFL talk continued by discussing the biggest surprises & biggest disappointments from the Week 1 games.

Then, the guys stuck with the NFL by talking about the huge contract extension that Pittsburgh Steelers LB, T.J. Watt, recently received. 

The shows switched gears over to college football to talk about the recent hiring of USC football coach, Clay Helton, and the impact this will have on their program moving forward.

The show wrapped up with The Fire Brigade's analysis of last week's biggest games in college football and then preview the biggest games in Week 3. 

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Fired Up! - Episode 32

Fired Up! - Episode 32

September 9, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with the NFL since the 2021-22 season kicks off tomorrow! That means the Fire Brigade will be giving you a preview of each division before the season starts.  This week were the teams from the NFC South.  Each host gives you their opinion on where the Atlanta Falcons, the Carolina Panthers, the New Orleans Saints, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stand in their division.

Next, the NFL talk continued by discussing the announcement out of Houston that Tyrod Taylor will be their starting QB for Week 1!

Then, the guys shifted their focus over to the baseball diamond.  The end of the MLB regular season is about a month away, so we give our rundown of the divisional and wildcard races in both the American League and National League.

The show wrapped up with The Fire Brigade's analysis of last week's biggest games in college football and then preview the biggest games in Week 2. 

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Fired Up! - Episode 31

Fired Up! - Episode 31

September 2, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started off with a big shoutout to one of our loyal listeners, Will Lucas!  Will is an up-and-coming artist with a few great songs on Spotify, so go give him a listen.

Next, the NFL season is right around the corner so that means the Fire Brigade will be giving you a preview of each division before the season starts.  This week were the teams from the AFC North.  Each host gives you their opinion on where the Baltimore Ravens, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers stand in their division. 

Then, the guys continued with their NFL talk by discussing the announcement out of New Orleans that Jameis Winston will be their starting QB for Week 1!  Sticking in the NFL, the crew talked about the 5 rookie QBs that were drafted in the 1st round in this past year's draft and what their upcoming seasons might look like.

The show wrapped up with The Fire Brigade's insight on college football's Week 1 biggest games!  We give you our predictions, players to watch, and more for 5 of the top matchups on Saturday.

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Fired Up! - Episode 30

Fired Up! - Episode 30

August 27, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started with the new alliance that has been formed in college sports among the ACC, Big Ten, and Pac-12!

Next, the upcoming NBA season regular schedule was released for all 30 teams.  The guys give you some games to circle on your calendars and some expectations for a few of the teams.

Then, the NFL season is right around the corner so that means the Fire Brigade will be giving you a preview of each division before the season starts.  This week were the teams from the NFC North.  Each host gives you their opinion on where the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions, the Green Bay Packers, and the Minnesota Vikings stand in their division. 

The guys continued with their NFL talk by discussing a couple of the announcements made by the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Denver Broncos of who is going to be their starting QBs for Week 1.

The show wrapped up with The Fire Brigade's insight on our weekly segment called "Blazing Bets of the Week" where each of the guys picked one sporting event and gave their sports betting analysis on who you should put your money on.  This week we had 2 MLB games and 1 NFL preseason game.

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Fired Up! - Episode 29

Fired Up! - Episode 29

August 19, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started with a little baseball talk literally by talking about this year's Little League World Series.  We had a special guest host, fellow family member, Gavin, to help give us some insight on this topic.

Next, the NFL season is right around the corner so that means the Fire Brigade will be giving you a preview of each division before the season starts.  This week were the teams from the AFC East.  Each host gives you their opinion on where the Buffalo Bills, the Miami Dolphins, the New England Patriots, and the New York Jets stand in their division.  The guys continued with their NFL talk by discussing the 7 new NFL head coaches this year.  We give you who will be successful in their first year and who will crash and burn. 

Afterward, the crew returned the asphalt with some NASCAR discussion.  The guys give you some information about the playoff system works, the current points standings, and some drivers to look out for during the final two races of the regular season.

The show switched over to The Fire Brigade's insight on our weekly segment called "Blazing Bets of the Week" where each of the guys picked one sporting event and gave their sports betting analysis on who you should put your money on.  This week we had 1 MLB game and 2 different NFL preseason games.

The episode continued with our initial thoughts on the release of the first college football rankings a few weeks before the season starts. 

Lastly, we talked about the recent trade the Los Angeles Clippers made for guard, Eric Bledsoe.

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Fired Up! - Episode 28

Fired Up! - Episode 28

August 12, 2021

In this episode, The Fire Brigade started with a tribute to the late, Bobby Bowden, who passed away recently due to pancreatic cancer.

Next, the guys recapped the excitement from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

The fellas then started talking about the recent signings during the NBA free agency period.  They detail which teams improved and which teams left their fans scratching their heads.

Afterward, the show switched to some MLB talk.  We go into the winners and losers from the MLB trade deadline. 

The NFL season is almost upon us so that means the Fire Brigade will be giving you a preview of each division before the season starts.  This week were the teams from the NFC East.  Each host gives you their opinion on where the Dallas Cowboys, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Washington Football Team, and the New York Giants stand in their division.

The show switched over to The Fire Brigade's insight on our weekly segment called "Blazing Bets of the Week" where each of the guys picked one sporting event and gave their sports betting analysis on who you should put your money on.  This week we had 2 different MLB games and 1 NFL preseason game.

The episode wrapped up with a few notable contract extensions that happened during the NFL offseason that fans might have missed.

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