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Next Man Up w/MJ Hurley

Next Man Up w/MJ Hurley

By MJ Hurley
An all-inclusive sports podcast hosted by MJ Hurley. Interviews, highlights and debates about the NFL, NBA, and MLB.
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Episode 39: Oakland A's 2020 Recap and Wisconsin Sports Breakdown
In this episode MJ is joined by Alex Coffey, the A's beat writer at The Athletic and Bart Winkler, Milwaukee radio host. 
December 4, 2020
Episode 38: MVPs and Playoff baseball
In this episode MJ talks to Milwaukee Radio Host Bart Winkler and JP Hornstra of the Southern California News Group
October 10, 2020
Episode 37: Canadian storytelling and "Defense Wins Championships"
In this episode MJ interviews Alexis Brudnicki from MLB.Com and Russell Baxter, FanSided NFL writer and storied NFL statistician. 
September 25, 2020
Episode 36: Ohio sorrows and Philly fandom
In this interview MJ interviews Gabby Goudy, content creator for FanDuel, and Zach Berman who is the Eagles beat writer for the Athletic. 
September 18, 2020
Episode 35: K's Academy and NFL breakdowns
In this interview MJ interviews Josh Kauten, owner of K's Academy and former pro baseball player along with Charlie Cerney, current pitcher for the Oakland A's. 
September 12, 2020
Episode 34: NFL predictions, the MLB Zion and Bol Bol
In this interview MJ interviews Jordan Dajani from CBS Sports and Rangers MiLB player Zion Bannister. 
September 4, 2020
Episode 33: Unwritten rules, XFL return and the Washington Football Team
In this episode MJ interviews Ben Standig from the Athletic, Dominic Yeargo in the A's organization and Mike Mitchell, XFL friend of the show. 
August 28, 2020
Episode 32: NBA Bubble and MLB Oddities
In this episode MJ interviews NBA G-League broadcaster Morgan Ragan and Senior Writer from the Athletic, Andy McCullough. 
August 21, 2020
Episode 31: Stanford Football Players with #WeAreUnited
In this episode MJ is joined by PAC-12 broadcaster Jordan Watkins and Stanford football players Dylan Boles and Treyjohn Butler. 
August 14, 2020
Episode 30: Jordan Love, Real Estate and Atlanta Sports
In this episode MJ interviews Matt Schneidman from the Athletic, Kendall Simmons (Phillies MILB player) and CBS Atlanta TV Host Marvin James. 
August 10, 2020
Episode 29: Taxi Squads and Quarantine Baseball
In this episode MJ interviews Oakland A's minor leaguers Kyle McCann (C) and Reid Birlingmair (P)
August 7, 2020
Episode 28: Custom Kicks, Minnesota sports and Quality At Bats
In this episode MJ interviews Royals minor leaguer Alex Katz, Minnesota TV anchor Seth Kaplan and former major leaguer and current MLB hitting coach Steve Springer. 
July 31, 2020
Episode 27: Quarterback Questions and Russian Ping Pong
In this episode MJ interviews Grant and Brandon from the EF Startup Draft and dives into all sorts of sports betting questions with Sam Panayotovich. 
July 24, 2020
Episode 26: AL West, MLB Predictions and Bad Sports Tweets
In this episode MJ interviews Angels writer Jeff Fletcher and Levi Weaver from the Athletic to discuss the return of baseball, fake crowd noise, the Houston Astros and more! 
July 22, 2020
Episode 25: Buying the Oakland A's and all things Bay Area Sports
In this episode MJ interviews writer Dieter Kurtenbach from the Mercury News for the special 25th episode! 
July 17, 2020
Episode 24: Fantasy Football and College Hoops
In this episode, MJ interviews Zachary Smith of the Around The 412 Podcast and Mike Randle from Action Network. 
July 14, 2020
Episode 23: Cowboys, Royal(s)ty and Golden State Warriors
In this episode MJ interviews former Dallas Cowboy Rudy Carpenter, new KC Royal AJ Block and Golden State Warriors courtside reporter Kerith Burke. 
July 10, 2020
Episode 22: NFL Predictions, MLB Awards and 2020 Stats
In this episode, MJ interviews Kaelen Jones from the Ringer, Devan Fink, and new Red Sox pitcher Jordan DiValerio. 
July 6, 2020
Episode 21: Bradley Basketball, Last Dance and MLB return to play
In this episode, MJ interviews Peoria Sports Anchor Pablo Iglesias and former Bradley basketball star Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye who now plays basketball overseas in Italy. 
July 3, 2020
Episode 20: Penn State, Coby White and Sideline Reporting
In this episode MJ interview Nubyjas Wilborn from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Rob Schaefer from NBC Sports Chicago, and Ashley ShahAhmadi from Fox Sports South. 
June 30, 2020
Episode 19: Boston Sports, NBA bubble and MLB Dreams
In this episode MJ interview Emily Waldon from the Athletic, Nicole Yang from the Boston Globe, new Atlanta Brave Landon Stephens and Canadian Baseball player Mateos Kekatos. 
June 26, 2020
Episode 18: MLB prospects, NBA Playoffs and the Virtual Jim Nantz
In this episode MJ interviews two UDFA baseball players, Bo McClintock and Davis Sims. MJ also talks to Jamie Goldberg from the Oregonian and Jeff Eisenband. 
June 22, 2020
Episode 17: MLB, Incredible stats and Philly Sports
In this interview MJ interviews Philly Radio Producer Jack Fritz, UDFA baseball player Evan Gates, author of "Incredible Baseball Stats: The Coolest, Strangest Stats and Facts in Baseball History" Ryan Spaeder and new St. Louis Cardinal Mac Lardner. 
June 19, 2020
Episode 16: NFL prospects, Oakland A's and NBA Drama
In this episode MJ interviews NFL prospect Coray Williams, Oakland A's broadcaster Vince Cotroneo and A's assistant hitting coach Eric Martins. We also discuss the recent drama in return to play plans for MLB and NBA players. 
June 15, 2020
Episode 15: Disney, the Capital city and Han Solo
In this episode MJ interviews Sean Highkin from Bleacher Report, Kellen Dunham of the NBA G-League Capital City Go-Go's and former WWE superstar Troy McClain. 
June 12, 2020
Episode 14: NFL talk, NBA G-League and an NFL UDFA
In this episode MJ interviews UDFA Boogie Caviness, NFL Fansided Reporter Matt Verderame and NBA G-League Player Tai Odiase. 
June 9, 2020
Episode 13: Packers Predictions, New England Sports and XFL News
In this episode MJ interviews Andy Herman of Packer Report and Pro Football Nation. MJ also talks to Brendan Connelly from Prime Time Sports Talk. and 95.9 WATD. The episode closes out with news from XFL insider and good friend Jai Nokes. 
June 5, 2020
Episode 12: Denver Broncos, Wisconsin Sports and YouTube gaming
In this episode MJ interviews Broncos insider Cody Roark, CBS Anchor Scott Grodsky and YouTube star YoungNarrow. 
June 2, 2020
Episode 11: MLB Drama, NBA feature stories and random stats
In this episode MJ interviews CBS Sports MLB writer Danny Vietti, Bleacher Report's David Gardner and MLB Random Stats king and author Jeremy Frank. 
May 29, 2020
Episode 10: Chris Myers, MLB negotiations and XFL throwbacks
In this episode, MJ is joined by Fox Sports Chris Myers to talk about when MLB and NFL action will return and how important sports is to our country. MJ also talks to former ESPN and current FanGraphs writer Dan Szymborski, Jake Harris who ran the Houston Roughnecks social media, and Taiwan Jones who played football at Michigan State and in the NFL and XFL. 
May 25, 2020
Episode 9: Tom Brady, Buffalo Bills and the Oakland A's
In this episode MJ interviews Johhnie Black who is the co-founder of the Scorecrow. MJ also talks to Alex Coffey, beat writer for the Oakland A's at the Athletic, and Kurt Haumesser, co-host of the Laces Out podcast on PTST. 
May 22, 2020
Episode 8: Last Dance, Bob Costas and the Warriors
In this episode MJ talks to Pac-12 broadcaster Jordan Watkins for a special, episode long interview. 
May 20, 2020
Episode 7: Draft recaps, QB debates and MLB scandals
In this episode MJ interviews Nick Cothrel of Sports Illustrated who covers the Raiders and 49ers, JJ Stankevitz who is on the Chicago Bears beat for NBC Sports Chicago, as well as Chris Cotillo who is on the Red Sox Beat for MassLive. 
May 18, 2020
Episode 6: NFL Predictions, Toronto Raptors, and the KBO
In this episode MJ interviews Jarret Bailey, writer for Prime Time Sports Talk, Lior Kozai who writers for the Fansided Raptors blog, and BBWAA member Joe Rivera who writes for Sporting News. We talk about the 2020 NFL Draft, predictions for the NBA playoffs and all things Major League Baseball. 
May 15, 2020
Episode 5: NBA, MLB and NFL hypotheticals
In this episode MJ interviews Julian Sadur, DC sports anchor, about hypotheticals surrounding the NBA playoffs if/when they happen. MJ also looks into the future of the NFL with writer Mike Mitchell and talks with writer Thomas Harding about the chance of Nolan Arenado staying in Colorado. The episode rounds out by talking to new Kansas City Chief OL Jovahn Fair. 
May 11, 2020
Episode 4: St. Louis Horse racing, Florida football and Texas throwdowns
In this episode MJ interviews St. Louis Post Dispatch writer Benjamin Hochman, ESPN Gainseville reporter Angel Wells, and KTEN News anchor Joe Scanlan. 
May 8, 2020
Episode 3: St. Louis, Social distancing, and social media
In this episode MJ interviews Bradley alum and St. Louis Fox Sports anchor Charlie Marlow, former professional baseball player Scot Drucker, and Drew Zlogar who managed the social media for the XFL NY Guardians. 
May 4, 2020
Episode 2: NFL Draft Special Part 2
This episode is jam packed with interviews from Steelers Beat Writer from USA Today, Allison Koehler, 49ers Rush host John Chapman and 4 players. AZ Cardinal WR Devin Phelps, Falcons FB Mikey Daniel, UDFA K Nick DiCairano and UDFA LB/S Jovon Woods. MJ also gives his thoughts on the NFL draft and some controversial picks. 
May 1, 2020
Episode 1: NFL Draft Special
In this episode MJ launches the podcast by interviewing new NFL signee Madre Harper, along with NFL UDFA's Desmond Sturdivant, Stanley Dye, and Jeron Caraway. The 1st part of the NFL Draft special concludes with an interview from John Vogel, owner and operator of NFL Draftrite. 
April 29, 2020
Next Man Up w/MJ Hurley Trailer
A short description by MJ of what this show will be about and when episodes will air! 
April 18, 2020