Ep 4: Will the fans turn out for the Alliance’s Week 1?

TBT’s 2019 format, Pacific Pro’s confusing proposition, and Week 1 AAF predictions.

After months of hype, it’s time to see if fans are ready to buy what the Alliance is selling. Join Mike Brantley (@MikeBrantley_YJ) and Mike Sherman (@MikeShermanInfo) for a discussion of outlaw sports teams and leagues.

Show Highlights

  • Praise for Oliver Luck’s framing of the XFL’s position in the football ecosystem
  • The Basketball Tournament (TBT) unveils its 2019 format
  • Game and attendance predictions for the Alliance’s opening weekend

Show Lowlights

  • Mike Brantley’s feud with Trent Richardson deepens
  • The two of us getting the Alliance’s name wrong a combined three times
  • Mike Brantley’s dog making noise in the background

Thanks for listening!

Ep 3: Would you buy XFL season tickets from this man?

XFL news and rumors, a BIG3 naming contest, the best and worst developments of the week.

This is among the questions not outsourced to Ice Cube on the third episode of the Outlaw Sports Podcast. Join Mike Brantley (@MikeBrantley_YJ) and Mike Sherman (@MikeShermanInfo) for a discussion of outlaw sports teams and leagues.

Show Highlights

  • A look at the XFL’s moves on its one-year anniversary
  • Mike Brantley’s inspired suggestion for a BIG3 team name
  • The best and worst news of the week

Show Lowlights

  • Cheap shots at indoor soccer
  • Liberal use of other people’s content
  • The sinking realization that scaling back on run length isn’t corresponding to an increase in quality

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Ep 2: Why is the best QB on the Commanders playing WR?

BIG3’s Season 3, XFL penalty metrics, and a lot of nervous fretting over the AAF

These questions, and many more, are inadequately addressed in the second episode of the Outlaw Sports Podcast. Join Mike Brantley (@MikeBrantley_YJ) and Mike Sherman (@MikeShermanInfo) for a discussion of outlaw sports teams and leagues.

Show Highlights

  • The implications of Jon Kitna leaving the AAF
  • The BIG3’s big plans for their third season
  • A look at the XFL’s goals for penalty administration

Show Lowlights

  • A discussion my fiancee describes as “repetitive”
  • Mike Sherman skipping half of the BIG3 news
  • No one wishing the listeners a happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Ep 1: Who will play QB for the Fleet, if not Josh Johnson?

AAF television appeal, XFL to do list, and valiant efforts in alphabetizing.

These questions, and many more, are left unanswered in the first episode of the Outlaw Sports Podcast. Join Mike Brantley (@MikeBrantley_YJ) and Mike Sherman (@MikeShermanInfo) for a one-hour discussion of outlaw sports teams and leagues.

Show Highlights

  • The opportunity for the AAF and the XFL to enter the video game space
  • A look at the television appeal of each AAF team
  • A run down on the XFL’s to do list: broadcast partner and head coaches/GMs

Show Lowlights

  • Introducing a show name that’s already changed
  • Heavy-handed editing
  • Mike Sherman setting the one-hour world record for saying “it’ll be interesting”

Thanks for listening! Or, at least, thanks for reading the description of the show!