Ep 6: How Common Is Sign-Stealing in MLB?
MLB served punishments to the Houston Astros after a lengthy investigation proving Houston’s illegal use of technology to steal signs during their 2017 season–in which they won the World Series. The Red Sox parted ways with their manager Alex Cora due to his connection with the investigation. We dissect the topic of sign-stealing and how … Continued
15 Jan 2020
Ep 4: Is ‘Load Management’ Bad or Good for Sports?
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss whether the NBA’s new approach of “load management” is a positive or negative change for the sports world. Who is affected most by players sitting out due to “load management”? Which active NBA player isn’t conforming to the new ideology?
20 Dec 2019
Ep 2: Is The Definition Of A ‘Winner’ Changing?
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander debate whether or not a Hall Of Fame career is valued more than winning a championship nowadays. Millennial Sports Talk uses the fans’ perspective and the athletes’ perspective to note the changes over time of what defines a “winner” in sports. Is the “individual performance” more important to this age … Continued
6 Dec 2019
Ep 5: The NFL’s Overtime Rules Are Flawed
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss the flaws in the NFL’s current overtime system. Both hosts come up with their own “new” rule of how the NFL should approach games in overtime. We also find out Michelle’s favorite Christmas present and how Ben made the dean’s list in college!
9 Jan 2020
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Ep 3: Young Managers Take Over MLB Winter Meetings
The 2019 MLB Winter Meetings have concluded! The biggest takeaway is the shift of MLB front offices hiring younger and less-experienced managers than ever before. Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss and delve into the cause and effects of this new trend. Also, this week’s GOAT Moment won’t make you cry—unless you’re a Red Sox … Continued
14 Dec 2019
Ep 10: MLB Rule Changes 2020
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss the newest rule changes in MLB that are set to be implemented in the 2020 season. They go back and forth between the 3-Batter Minimum rule, the Position Player Pitching rule, etc. Also, it is their 10th episode so they start the show off with a rapid-fire question game to celebrate!
21 Feb 2020
Ep 7: Are Celebrations In Sports Becoming Excessive?
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss where the line is drawn in excessive celebrations after touchdowns, home runs, slam dunks, etc. Is it poor sportsmanship or is it fun to watch? Also, You DON’T want to miss this week’s GOAT Moment Of The Week!
24 Jan 2020
Ep 11: Spring Training w/ MLB Player Travis Shaw
Toronto Blue Jays Infielder Travis Shaw joins Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander on MST to talk spring training and his career.Shaw gets quizzed on his Canada knowledge as he is now playing in the 6ix!
26 Feb 2020
Ep 8: Concussions–Former Pro Hockey Player Nic Kerdiles Joins MST!
Millennial Sports Talk has its first guest! Former professional hockey player Nic Kerdiles joins the show to talk about concussions in sports. Kerdiles is very candid about how concussions have affected his life firsthand. He also explains the stigma in the hockey world. You DON’T want to miss this episode! Plus– we flip things around … Continued
1 Feb 2020
Ep 12: Technology and Changes in MLB w/ MLB.com's Richard Justice
MLB.com's Richard Justice joins Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander on MST to discuss how much baseball has changed over the years. (Justice has more than 30 years experience in baseball!)MST discusses shifts, pace-of-play, analytics, etc. We also get his predictions for the 2020 season!
6 Mar 2020
Ep 9: Strength Training in Sports feat. Ben Bruno
20 Feb 2020
Ep 14: ESPN Insider Jordan Schultz joins MST!
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander have ESPN Insider Jordan Schultz as a guest on MST.Schultz tells a great personal story about Ray Allen.MST discusses which sport in the summer Olympics is most affected by the postponement.Michelle tells a personal story about Vlade Divac.Sponsored by BetOnline.ag
26 Mar 2020
Ep 13: Crazy NFL Week!
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander debate whether or not Tom Brady made the right decision to go to Tampa Bay. They discuss hibernation due to COVID--also was the DeAndre Hopkins trade one of the most lopsided trades ever?
20 Mar 2020
Ep 20: MLB Proposal To Start Season In July
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander debate who's in the right and who's in the wrong in the latest proposal from MLB.Should players put their lives at risk for less pay?"The Last Dance" documentary is also discussed.
14 May 2020
Ep 19: NCAA Moves Toward Student-Athlete Compensation
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander debate whether the NCAA moving toward student-athlete compensation is a good thing or a bad thing.Ben starts his singing career while Michelle starts her golf career.
2 May 2020