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Here is today’s show: Thursday May 24th, 2012.




76ers beat Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals

The show opens with Mike Gill and Todd Ranck talking and debating (of course) about the 76ers and their clutch Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics Wednesday night.  They discussed who impressed for the Sixers as well as what some of their expectations are for Game 7 of the series in Boston this Saturday night. Will the Sixers prevail and make it to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001? Mike and Todd weigh in and let you know what they think!

76ers CEO Adam Aron joins Mike Gill on the Sportsbash

Adam Aron, the 76ers CEO talks about the Sixers past season and the roller coaster ride that it has been up into this point. Aron also spoke about reconnecting the fan base in the Delaware Valley to the Sixers and creating excitement and a winning attitude on the court for the fan base.  The Sixers CEO touched on the current post season run and how he feels about the upcoming Game 7 in Boston as well.

Mike Gill talks 76ers, Eastern Conference Finals

Mike and Todd kicked around the idea of the 76ers playing in the Eastern Conference Finals which tip off on Monday. Mike breaks down the ECF schedule and how important rest is between playoff games and series. Sound bites from Sixers head coach Doug Collins are broken down by the guys as they talk about what needs to happen if the Sixers are to pull off a victory in Game 7.

Eagles Insider Ryan Messick joins Mike to talk OTA's

97.3 ESPN's Eagles insider Ryan Messick broke down the Eagles and how they look early on in the OTA's otherwise known as "organized team activities." Ryan touched on how some of the new players for the Eagles looked and how some veterans like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie looked talking on new roles.

Sportsbash Stock Exchange w/ Guest host Ryan Messick!

With Pete Giordano out for the day, Ryan Messick takes a crack at hosting the Buy or Sell segment of the Sportsbash with Mike and Todd!

1. BUY OR SELL Jonathon Vilma's lawsuit vs. the NFL

2. BUY OR SELL Tim Tebow playing at positions other than QB for the Jets

3.  BUY OR SELL Cole Hamels the Phillies clear cut ace pitcher

4. BUY OR SELL Sixers fans supports in Game 6

5. BUY OR SELL Jason Babin missing OTAs for a hunting trip

ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg joins Mike Gill on the Sportsbash to talk 76ers-Celtics

Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston spoke with Mike Gill on the Sportsbash to give the Boston perspective of this ugly, grind it out series between the Sixers and Celtics. Forsberg talked about the Celtics problems closing out the Sixers and what the Celtics need to do as a team as well as what players need to step up in order to take care of a Philadelphia 76ers team that just won't quit on the big stage of  Game 7 .

Football Fix

Mike Gill gives football fans their daily fix of the NFL with news and notes from around the league. Mike and Eagles insider Ryan Messick talk a little more about the Eagles OTAs including rookie defensive back Brandon Boykin and where he fits, Demeco Ryan's immediate impact on defense and how  Danny Watkins is progressing in year 2. Messick also broke down some off-season news concerning NFC East division rivals New York and Dallas.

Top Tweets

It’s a Thursday edition of Top Tweets brought to you by Mercedes-Benz of Atlantic City.  Visit their website today.  Is Cole Hamels the best pitcher in baseball right now? Which would you attend if you had to choose, the Superbowl or your step-daughter's wedding?  It’s all in Top Tweets!

ESPN.com baseball writer Jerry Crasnick joins Mike Gill on the Sportsbash

Jerry Crasnick, ESPN.com baseball writer joined Mike on the Sportsbash and covered a variety of topics concerning the Phillies and Major League Baseball all together. Crasnick talked about the Cole Hamels situation and whether or not he foresees Hamels in a Phillies uniform next season. Crasnick also discussed some moves that Ruben Amaro Jr. might make to create room for the money that Hamels will command next off-season. Finally, Crasnick spoke on whether or not the Phillies would actually trade Hamels this season!

5 Questions w/ Ryan Messick

1. Who would you choose to have on your debate team from the Philadelphia Eagles?

2. NFL future Power Rankings, Eagles ranked too high or too low?

3. Who has better chance to win on road, Sixers or Pacers?

4. Time to panic about Hakeem Nicks foot injury in NY?

5. What is your favorite man made landmark?


-Thursday's show produced by Zach Barlage, Intern 97.3 ESPN fm

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