This is the season finale of Double Take. Mark and James discuss a special story about the Seattle Metropolitans, a hockey team that existed over 100 years ago. They did well for themselves but one of the most important games in their franchise history takes a turn for the absolute worse in 1919.
On the Penultimate episode of season 1, James and Mark finally do a 3rd rivalry review. This dives into a rivalry in English Football unlike most; Portsmouth and Southampton hate each other to the core, but the teams seldom play each other?
On this week's episode, Mark and James have a good laugh over five ridiculous sports invented by the British that will leave you scratching your head. From chasing wheels of cheese to Toe Wrestling, this episode gets a little goofy.
Mark and James discuss one of Mark's favorite teams in NFL history. The fateful year in 1943 when the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles morphed into one to become the Steagles...Yes, the Steagles...
Italian Soccer is a little under-appreciated in the grand scheme of European Soccer, so Mark tells the history of the club Parma in order to give you a team to root for. Relegations, bankruptcy and a golden age of success are the story Parma can tell, and it is one worth listening to.
It is episode 13 of Double Take, and for the special occasion, Mark and James discuss the unlucky career of Grant Hill. Hill was a star at Duke and was a young star in the NBA, but misfortune was on his side more often than he would have liked.
The Tour de France is the most famous bicycle race in the world. It is known for its length, its prestige...and its cheating. Back in 1904, the Tour had its first public brush with dishonest measures and it got out of hand. Join Mark and James as they discuss the craziness that occurred.
James and Mark celebrate the 10th episode milestone by each preparing a top 10 list of underrated players in NFL history. Mark made his list focused on players in the 2010s and James expanded it to his time watching football (with one exception).
The Bundesliga is one of the few professional leagues back in action during the Pandemic, so Mark and James take some time to look at crazy stories in the Bundesliga that have to do with teams fighting to be promoted or resisting relegation.
The World Cup is filled with drama, but the 2002 Cup was one filled with upsets, intrigue, and controversy. Join Mark and James as they go through the Cup and discuss particular games that provided memories that many soccer fans would like to forget.
James and Mark discuss the NFL Player Strike of 1987. We talk about Engineers who live out their dream in the NFL for a few weeks, lifelong fans who now have to block their idols, and crazy games that have inspired Hollywood movies.