• Celebrating Our Celtics 💚🍀

    We love our Celtics, don't we folks? What a night. MC, Greg, Matt, and Frank gathered immediately after the Celtics won their 18th NBA championship last night. We talk about the end of the superteam era, potatoes, and potassium. We also rank the last ten years of NBA Finals into tiers. Get at Utz!


    01:00 - 1st Quarter / NBA Champion Boston Celtics 🏆

    21:30 - 2nd Q / Title Tiers 😢

    37:30 - 3rd Q / Chips 🥔

    42:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    50m - Jun 18, 2024
  • The Brian Pankey Appreciation Hour

    We love these Finals, we love these teams. Join Frank, Chloe, G2, and Matt for a discussion about the thoroughly riveting NBA Finals. We discuss Boston vs Dallas, the Night's Watch, beans, the State Fair of Texas, the WNBA, and presidents who were assassinated. It's another classic from the crew. Get on in here!


    05:00 - 1st Quarter / NBA Finals 🏆

    21:00 - 2nd Q / Boston vs Dallas 🔫

    38:00 - 3rd Q / WNBA Season 🏀

    50:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 🍎

    1h 7m - Jun 11, 2024
  • With Special Guest AI Companion!

    We've had some great guests recently: Devin Mahoney, Eli EL, and Debbie Crabbe. This week is no exception, as we welcome the Zoom AI Companion to the show! AI Companion gives us a few delightful recaps of what we've talked about - and there is much to discuss! The WNBA season is here! The conference finals are here! All of that plus MC's ranking of Chicago sports teams, a discussion of statues, and a list of MC's boyfriends and husbands. Make like the AI Companion and get on in here!


    08:30 - 1st Quarter / NBA Round Two Recap 🏀

    29:30- 2nd Q / Wolves-Nuggets Game 7 🐺

    44:30 - 3rd Q / WNBA Season Tipoff ⛹️‍♀️

    52:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 11m - May 21, 2024
  • Taking a Big Ol' Wizards

    We're #2! We're #2! Matt and Frank are here this week to talk all things NBA playoffs, draft lottery, and of course, our opinions on Bill Simmons and the movie Heat. We also discuss the history of the word "fine", the doubters of Jokic and the Nuggets, and Josh Hart's hilarious interaction with Reggie Miller. All of that, plus Matt's classic chicken soup recipe! Brainworm 2024!


    02:30 - 1st Quarter / NBA Round Two 🏀

    30:00- 2nd Q / Myles Turner’s Legos 🧩

    47:30 - 3rd Q / Wizards Go #2 🚽

    55:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 12m - May 15, 2024
  • Vicky Difiori (w/ Devin Mahoney!)

    Knicks superfan Devin Mahoney joins us for the 2024 Hoops Crew Gala! We talk the 2023-24 Knicks, his relationship with the team, and the best Knicks of all time. We discuss all of the action from the playoffs, and we play a game of Potomac vs Italy vs New York. This episode brought to you by YouTube TV and ivermectin. Smash that play button and get on in here!


    04:30 - 1st Quarter / Devin’s NY Knicks 🏀

    20:30- 2nd Q / All-time Knicks Starting 5 🗽

    43:30 - 3rd Q / Potomac vs Italy vs New York 🇮🇹

    1:12:30 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 23m - May 8, 2024
  • Chloe Loves Lebron (w/ Eli EL and Debbie Crabbe!)

    This is it y'all - the episode where we finally get Chloe's origin story. Chloe reveals that she is the Joker to Lebron's Batman (LeBatman?). Special guests Debbie Crabbe and Eli EL join Matt, Frank, and Chloe to talk about Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, as well as Bradley Beal, titles with asterisks, James Wiseman, and Ant Man. Show some love for the midrange and get on in here!


    07:30 - 1st Quarter / NBA Playoffs Round One Highlights 🏀

    26:30- 2nd Q / Chloe vs. Eli 🥊

    31:00 - 3rd Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    51:30 - 4th Q / Game! 🧩

    1h 10m - May 2, 2024
  • 2024 NBA Playoffs - Round 1 Pops Off!

    What's that rumble in the distance? Is it Godzilla x Kong? No - it's the rumble of playoff basketball! It's been a wild week of basketball, and Frank, Chloe, and Matt are here to recap all of the action across the league, including Jamal Murray's buzzer beater, the Knicks/Sixers, and much much more. Smash that play button and let's jam!

    46m - Apr 25, 2024
  • 2024 NBA Playoffs Preview

    The 2024 NBA Playoffs are here, and the gang is all here to discuss! Join us, along with Steve Stevenson, as we discuss the final standings of the season, the Team USA roster, Doc Rivers, and the WNBA draft. We also announce our winner of the bracket challenge. Taste! Smash that play button and let's get the party started!


    08:00 - 1st Quarter / NBA Playoff Preview (East) ➡️

    20:00 - 2nd Q / NBA Playoff Preview (West) ⬅️

    35:00 - 3rd Q / March Madness Bracket Winners 🏀

    38:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    50m - Apr 17, 2024
  • NCAA Women's Tournament Recap (with special guest Batman)

    It's 3:20 bro! Frank, MC, and G2 gather together this week to recap the NCAA women's tournament. They also look ahead to the WNBA draft, and are joined by special guest Batman who gives his pick for the NCAA men's tournament champion. We also discuss who the most attractive Batman is, and much much more. It's a really good one. Slap the play button and join in the fun!


    04:00 - 1st Quarter / Batman Fuckability Rankings 🦇

    08:00 - 2nd Q / March Madness Recap 🏀

    29:00 - 3rd Q / Special Guest❓

    35:30 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩


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    44m - Apr 9, 2024
  • Stand Up or Sit Down

    The good time boys are here! Matt, Greg, and Frank are here to talk the first week of March Madness, MLB Opening Day, and (for some reason) a lot about Kenan Thompson. Other topics include the Capital City Go Go, tax advice, commercials, and Larry Nerd. It's the SNL of podcasts. Smash that play button, and prepare for your knees to be sore, because you'll be slapping them so hard from laughing so much!


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    08:00 - 1st Quarter / Cap City Go-Go 🥁

    17:30 - 2nd Q / NCAA March Madness 🏀

    34:30 - 3rd Q / NBA Standings 🪑

    52:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 14m - Mar 27, 2024
  • Mamma Mia! It's March Madness Time!

    Greg and Frank are on the pod today to make very serious predictions for March Madness. They fill out a men's and women's bracket, and the challenge is on to see if one of our listeners can Beat The Hoops Crew with a chance to win a fabulous prize.


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    All of the picks that we make on this episode are right, and our brackets are perfect. Listen to your heart, look at the criteria, and join us for this season of Madness!


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    05:30 - 1st Half / NCAA Men’s Bracket 🏀

    30:00 - 2nd Half / NCAA Women’s Bracket 🏀

    43:30 - Crunch Time / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    51m - Mar 20, 2024
  • Washington Wizards Group Therapy (w/ Mike Sparacino)

    Hi, my name is Frank, and I'm a Wizards fan. This week, I am joined by Greg Twomey, Matt Sparacino, and special guest Mike Sparacino to discuss our beloved dysfunctional Washington Wizards in a group therapy session. Topics include the current state of play, our future outlook, an update on the arena in Potomac Yard, and much more. Plus, we discuss drinks, Greg does a DC crime report, and Matt makes a very special announcement regarding his candidacy for DC mayor in 2026. Smash that play button and join the Poole party!


    08:00 - 1st Quarter / Wizards Therapy 😭

    37:30 - 2nd Q / Potomac Yard Update 🏗️

    58:30 - 3rd Q / Game! 🧩

    1:10:30 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 24m - Mar 13, 2024
  • Heat Wentz

    We are marching in to March, and ever closer to Madness. This week, the gang gets stuck in the permafrost as we watch Jimmy Butler's Fall Out Boy video. We also talk about the NBA standings, Russell Wilson, and much more. Take a stand and take a listen to the best sports podcast you've never heard of. Get on in here!


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    07:00 - 1st Quarter / Fallout Boy feat. Heat Wentz 🔥

    15:00 - 2nd Q / Game! 🧩

    21:00 - 3rd Q / Western Conference Standings ⬅️

    32:30 - 4th Q / Eastern Conference Standings ➡️

    47:00 - Crunch Time / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 1m - Mar 6, 2024
  • Malice at the Smoothie King

    This episode rules. There is full chaos on the pod - people come and go and you're along for the ride. The crew discusses hockey, the Clippers rebrand, Magneto, and a University of Maryland uniform from 10 years ago. We also discuss the Wake Forest fans storming the court, and the Heat/Pels fight. It's a jam packed episode will have you signing "O Canada"! Smash that play button and get on in here!


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    1h 28m - Mar 1, 2024
  • 2024 NBA All Star Weekend Recap

    Happy President's Day! I hope you spent your holiday like Guy Fieri: sucking on an unlit cigar. This week, MC gives Matt and Frank a full rundown on all things NBA All Star Weekend. The gang discusses cool shoes, restaurants that different players should open, and much much more. Plus, Frank makes a huge announcement:


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    06:00 - Tip Off / Frank’s Big Announcement!

    09:30 - 1st Half / MC’s All Star Recap ⭐️

    42:00 - 2nd Half / NBA Stretch Run Predictions 🏀

    57:30 - Crunch Time / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 5m - Feb 21, 2024
  • The 2024 Super Bowl Recap, Plus Ranking the Super Bowls/Halftime Shows

    How bout that big game, eh? Chloe, G2, Matt, and Frank are here to talk all things Super Bowl LVIII, including: Usher, Block Purdy, The Ted Hot Chili Peppers, and the concept of time! Plus, we rank the Super Bowls from the last ten years and the halftime shows from the last ten years. So make like a Robert Kennedy commercial at the Super Bowl and get on in here!


    12:30 - 1st Half / Super Bowl 58 Recap 🏈

    43:30- 2nd Half / Super Bowl Halftime Show Rankings 🎤

    1:07:00 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 20m - Feb 13, 2024
  • The 2024 Super Bowl Spectacular (w/ Kyra Corradin)

    THIS IS A SILY EPISODE. You have been warned! We are back for our signature breakdown of the big game, and we are joined by friend of the show Kyra Corradin who shares her annual Costume Review of the Super Bowl. We make our picks for the game, we discuss peeing your pants, sexual awakenings, and Montgomery Ward. It's an instant classic. Zoom on in here!

    1h 14m - Feb 8, 2024
  • EPISODE 69

    Nice. It's a very special episode, and the gang is all here! Beep beep, vroom vroom. This week, we talk about the NFL championship games, Coach Brian, and Ulysses S. Grant. We also take a trip to Madame Chloe's Football Astrology Tent. Other topics include Usher's set list and Draymond Green. Goo goo ga ga!

    1h 17m - Feb 1, 2024
  • Quiet as Kept

    It's turbo time! Break out the t-shirt cannons and buckle up. It's another episode of the Hoops Crew, and it's a doozy! We talk about the NFL playoffs, and we talk about our ten picks for the Quiet as Kept All Stars. We also talk Detroit style pizza, the other Hoops Crew, and the gang makes a shocking announcement about the coach of the Chicago Bears. It's a truly delightful episode. Get on in here, y'all!


    17:00 - 1st Quarter / The Chlo Zone 💁🏽‍♀️

    23:00 - 2nd Q / NFL Playoffs 🏈

    41:30 - 3rd Q / NBA Quiet as Kept 🏀

    56:30 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩


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    1h 15m - Jan 23, 2024
  • The Biggest L of All

    Super wildcard weekend! All star voting! QB tiers! A voicemail from Chloe! Booing Jerry Krause's widow! A confession from Frank! This episode has it all. It's a jumbo slice episode of Hoops Crew this week, and we made it with extra love just for you. Smash that play button and get to listening!


    08:00 - 1st Quarter / NFL Playoffs 🏈

    40:00 - 2nd Q / NBA Check In 🎉

    1:05:00 - 3rd Q / Hoops Crew All-Star Ballot ✔️

    1:23:30 - 4th Q / Hoopers & p00pers 💩

    1h 28m - Jan 17, 2024
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