Takeline

Takeline

Takeline

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Takeline is a weekly podcast hosted by Jason Concepcion that’s a fast-paced exploration of the NBA and world of sports and culture. Each week Jason talks about the games, players, controversies and issues that run both on and off the court. The show will be a place for lively debates, guests (experts and super fans), and contributors who will provide game analysis, get deep into the storylines and will give the audience a chance to learn everything they didn’t even know about the games. New episodes every Tuesday!
  1. July 12, 2022
    1 hr 21 min
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    NBA Summer League Check In + Wimbledon Review
    Jason Concepcion, refreshed and recharged for the summer, makes his triumphant return on this week's episode of Takeline. Alongside co-host Jamel Johnson, Concepcion chats with another great friend of the pod,…
  2. July 05, 2022
    59 min
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    The Colorado Avalanche's Stanley Cup + MLB Mid Season Check In
    It's a special fourth of July weekend edition of Takeline! Jason will return from his post NBA Finals hiatus next week, but this week’s show is a family affair. C.J. Toledano and Megan Gailey- comedians, new pa…
  3. June 28, 2022
    39 min
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    The Sports World Reacts to Roe v Wade + Title IX 50th Anniversary
    Jordan Ligons, host of the Spinsters podcast and freelance Basketball journalist, sits in the host's chair while Jason Concepcion takes a well deserved break from the grind now that the NBA season is over, and…
  4. June 22, 2022
    1 hr 19 min
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    The Golden State Warriors Win the 2022 NBA Finals
    On this week's Takeline, Jamel Johnson, host of the Air Buds podcast, joins Jason Concepcion to ring in the NBA offseason. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in six games last Friday, and the…
  5. June 14, 2022
    46 min
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    Warriors Go Up 3-2 in NBA Finals, PGA vs LIV Golf War
    Game six of the NBA Finals in Boston may be the final game of the season. The Warriors are taking a 3-2 back to the east coast, and need just one more victory to claim the NBA title. Dan Devine, who is covering…
  6. June 07, 2022
    1 hr 18 min
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    The NBA Finals Shift to Boston
    The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors split the first two games of the NBA Finals in San Francisco, and will continue their title fight in New England. After squandering a double-digit fourth quarter lea…
  7. June 01, 2022
    1 hr 11 min
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    Previewing the 2022 NBA Finals
    The Golden State Warriors and Boston Celtics are champions of their respective conferences and set to kick off the 2022 NBA Finals in San Francisco on Thursday evening at 6 pm PT. Jordan Ligons, host of the Spi…
  8. May 24, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    The Underwhelming NBA Conference Finals + PGA Golf Talk with Mama Concepcion
    On this week's episode of Takeline, Jason Concepcion, flying solo after a week off, is joined by Zach Harper (NBA writer for The Athletic and host of Cinephobe, Count the Dings & Sirius XM’s NBA radio) to discu…
  9. May 17, 2022
    1 hr 24 min
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    Previewing the NBA Conference Finals + The WNBA Season Has Begun
    When Jason is away, the guest hosts will play. Jamel Johnson and C.J. Toledano take the helm of the Takeline this week, as the NBA conference finals are set to begin on Tuesday. Chris Herring of Sports Illustra…
  10. May 10, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    Round Two of the NBA Playoffs in Full Swing + Nikola Jokić's Second MVP Award
    On This week's episode of Takeline, host, comedian and newly minted father C.J. Toledano joins Jason Concepcion in his continued coverage of the NBA playoffs. John Hollinger, national NBA writer for The Athleti…
  11. May 03, 2022
    1 hr 10 min
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    Joel Embiid's Injury Concerns + The Champion Bucks Flip the Playoff Switch
    Worlds collide on Takeline this week, as NBA ALL CAPS YouTube series host Aaron Edwards (also of the Locked On Suns podcast) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to preview the second round match ups…
  12. May 03, 2022
    1 hr 13 min
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    Joel Embiid's Injury Concerns + The Champion Bucks Flip the Playoff Switch
    Worlds collide on Takeline this week, as NBA ALL CAPS YouTube series host Aaron Edwards (also of the Locked On Suns podcast) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to preview the second round match ups…
  13. April 26, 2022
    1 hr 35 min
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    Storylines from the First Round of the NBA Playoffs
    Zach Harper (The Athletic) joins Jason Concepcion as a special guest host to talk through the first round match ups of the NBA Playoffs. Memphis Grizzlies sideline reporter Kelcey Wright Johnson gives Jason and…
  14. April 19, 2022
    1 hr 12 min
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    The NBA Playoffs Have Begun
    With Jamel Johnson (Air Buds) as special guest, Chris Mannix (Sports Illustrated) joins Jason Concepcion to help unpack a contentious Celtics-Nets first round series and Andy Larsen (The Salt Lake Tribune) retu…
  15. April 12, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    NFL Hiring Practices, “Access Journalism” & Take Survivor
    Jason talks to Robert Mays (The Athletic) about coaches Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joining Brian Flores’ lawsuit against the NFL. Shalise Manza Young (Yahoo! Sports) discusses access journalism in the wake of D…
  16. April 05, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Fixing Major League Baseball + Declining African American Representation
    Jason welcomes Lindsey Adler (The Athletic) as a special guest as Mike Petriello (MLB.com) joins the show to unpack decades of change in Major League Baseball & predict where the game is headed. Jesse Washingto…
  17. March 29, 2022
    1 hr 32 min
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    Brittney Griner's Russian Detainment + A Poisonous Champions League Quarterfinal
    Jason Concepcion and special guest Jamel Johnson (Air Buds, Sorry We Love Football, NBA Storytime) talk to University of Illinois law professor Peter Maggs, who helps explain the legality of Brittney Griner’s d…
  18. March 22, 2022
    1 hr 7 min
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    Deshaun Watson Trade Optics, NCAA's First D1 Trans Champion & Pro Boxer Evan Holyfield
    Jason Concepcion breaks down the cringeworthy optics of the Cleveland Browns' acquisition of quarterback Deshaun Watson- while the former Texans signal caller faces a bevy of sexual assault and misconduct alleg…
  19. March 15, 2022
    56 min
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    March Madness Preview & Tom Brady’s “Unfinished Business”
    Andrew Beaton of The Wall Street Journal joins Takeline to discuss Tom Brady’s surprise return from brief retirement and Calvin Ridley’s indefinite suspension after gambling on NFL games. Joshua Robinson of The…
  20. March 08, 2022
    59 min
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    How Does Major League Soccer Make Its Money?
    In Renee’s final episode with Takeline, Kevin Baxter of the LA Times joins the show to talk about how Major League Soccer continues to grow and Hannah Keyser of Yahoo! Sports checks in to give an update on Majo…

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