Podcast Shanks – Mavs and Thunder Free Agency

NBA free agency is always one of the more excitement and in many cases, tense times of year. Contenders can be reduced to bottom feeders with the devastating loss of a superstar while other teams who may be on the bubble could surge ahead thanks to a key acquisition. Or, you could just be the damn Warriors and Spurs and sign everybody…

For teams who don’t have that luxury, however, Darreck Kirby and Brennan Scala of Podcast Shanks take a look at the prospects for the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City Thunder and discuss how they can try to get back in the thick of contention.

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Grading the Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft

Coming into this year’s NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys found themselves in a precarious position: despite coming winning 13 games the previous season, their defense, namely the secondary, had lost significant contributors throughout. How would the Cowboys brass respond? By putting together a defense-heavy draft. Darreck Kirby and Brennan Scala of Project Shanks break down each of Dallas’s picks, offering insight and issuing grades.

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Podcast Shanks – Mavs Season In Memorium

It was a polarizing season for the Dallas Mavericks. From beginning the year with one of the worst starting lineups in the league to cultivating a surprisingly talented, young roster, the Mavs appear to have a bright future despite posting their first losing season in 16 seasons. In this episode of Podcast Shanks, Darreck Kirby and Brennan Scala take a look at the highs, the lows, and everything in between from this past Mavs season. [Read more…]

Podcast Shanks: Stuckey Interviews Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland

Editor-in-Chief Chris Stuckey had a chance to talk to Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland on Monday night. Many topics were discussed and because it’s PSDC, baseball talk was at a minimum. The two talked about their NCAA Tournament brackets, movies, Derek’s role in Dumb and Dumber 2, an epic game of “This or That” plus much more.

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Podcast Shanks: Stuckey Interviews Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas

Podcast Shanks is back with another great interview. Tim MacMahon of ESPN Dallas joins Editor-in-Chief Chris Stuckey to discuss a variety of topics including the new look Dallas Mavericks, Dirk’s new role, the debacle that is the Dallas Cowboys and much more. This is a must listen on ProjectShanks.com.

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Podcast Shanks: Stuckey Interviews Gregg Doyel, CBSSports.com

Podcast Shanks is back with another great interview. Gregg Doyel, national columnist for CBSSports.com, joins Editor-in-Chief Chris Stuckey to discuss a variety of topics including the saga with the Dolphins, the Heisman race as it stands today, weather talk and much more. This is a must listen on ProjectShanks.com.

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A Few Bad Men: Breaking Bad ‘Felina’ Recap

And at last we’ve reached the end. It was a wild, anxiety ridden episode that probably ought to be viewed with a therapist, but A Few Bad Men are cheaper and maybe as good. Matt Carpenter, Michael Conway, and Robert Murphy start by examining the episode as a whole–evaluating its merits both as an episode and as series finale. The caveats of complaint from the corners of the internet are all considered in the conversation. Talk then turns to Walt, Jesse, the Heisenberg’s auto-turret, and even some time on the home-girl Lydia. They conclude by trying to ascertain where Breaking Bad fits in with the greatest shows of all time. Spoiler alert: it’s up there.

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A Few Bad Men: Breaking Bad ‘Granite State’ Recap

A Few Bad Men are not in New Hampshire right now, but they still have opinions on Walter White’s predicament in the Granite State. After discussing the episode as a whole, Matt Carpenter, Michael Conway and Robert Murphy work their way to the central character of the episode–and the series. After checking in with the non-Walter White arcs, they try to get a handle on just what is going through Walter White’s mind, and to what degree is he really Heisenberg. Sure to set you up quite nicely for this Sunday’s series finale.

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A Few Bad Men: Breaking Bad ‘Ozymandias’ Recap

Oh the humanity of “Ozymandias.” After pouring out a few Shraderbraus for the fallen homeys, A Few Bad Men reconstruct the range of emotions felt during the tumultuous sixth episode of this season of Breaking Bad. They then move on to deconstructing the most emotionally taut scenes, finding callbacks to the beginning of the series and noteworthy imagery. It may not be pretty, but it is cathartic. Michael Conway, Robert Murphy and Matt Carpenter break it down on ProjectShanks.com.

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A Few Bad Men: Breaking Bad ‘To’hajiilee’ Recap

A Few Bad Men are at full strength to discuss the pulse-pounding, breathtaking mania of “To’hajiilee” on ProjectShanks.com. Michael Conway, Robert Murphy and Matt Carpenter have stopped shaking enough to talk some Breaking Bad. They begin by discussing whether Walter White is evil or something else, and then move on to the final scene of the episode. They work their back through the episode, spending time with the main protagonists of that gunfight. Even Todd and Lydia make it in. A few, relatively safe predictions are bandied about before the three returned to their holes to do nothing but wait until next Sunday.

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Podcast Shanks: Stuckey Interviews Andrew ‘McLovin’ Perloff

Podcast Shanks is back with another great interview. Andrew ‘McLovin’ Perloff of The Dan Patrick Show and Sports Illustrated joins Editor-in-Chief Chris Stuckey to discuss a variety of topics including Johnny Manziel and his pro prospects, the big storylines to watch for in the upcoming NFL season, Dan Patrick’s hair and much more. They also make a wager on Johnny Manziel’s career. This is a must listen on ProjectShanks.com.

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A Few Bad Men: Breaking Bad ‘Rabid Dog’ Recap

A Few Bad Men are back to talk “Rabid Dog,” which appears to be the calm before the storm. Robert Murphy and Michael Conway begin by talking about the burgeoning battle lines illuminated by Jesse’s throwing of the gauntlet at the episode’s conclusion. This moves into a discussion of the growing similarities between Hank and Walt, while Michael wonders if this episode marks the moment when Hank “breaks bad.” The two Bad Men then worry about Jesse’s future before briefly discussing Marie’s sudden change in color preference. Once again, they end the discussion with predictions for next episode, but they are far less committal this time. They’ve been wrong too much. Expect death though. Expect death.

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