Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Josh Gordon is back, Tyronn Lue cashes in, Indians struggling

On Episode 25 of the Mark&Mark Podcast, Cleveland pro sports writer Jeff Schudel joins The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros and Mark Podolski to discuss the following topics:

- Wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Should the Browns welcome him back? (00:00-14:00)

- Coach Tyronn Lue signs a reported five-year, $35 million deal with the Cavaliers. (14:00-20:00)

- The Indians are 7-11 since their 14-game winning streak. Is there reason to be concerned? (20:00-28:00)

- The Marks break down the new "Justice League" and "Wonder Woman" trailers that debuted at San Diego Comic-Con, plus others. (28:00-37:00)

- The Mark also give their take on the new animated film, "Batman: The Killing Joke." (37:00-44:00)


Friday, July 22, 2016

Wrapping up the Rebuplican National Convention

On Episode 24 of the Mark&Mark Podcast, The News-Herald's Mark Podolski and Mark Meszoros discuss the following topics:

- The Marks' experiences at the Republican National Convention in downtown Cleveland.

- What are expectations if Browns receiver Josh Gordon is reinstated, and what to make of the Indians' Michael Brantley's recent injury setback.

- Meszoros reviews "Star Trek Beyond," which opens in theaters this weekend.

- The Marks review this year's "Cinema at the Sqaure" slate of films at the Playhouse Theatre.

- Podolski summer reading recommendation of the week: "The Last Great Fight," by Joe Layden.


Thursday, July 14, 2016

The circus (aka the RNC) is coming to town

On Episode 23 of the Mark&Mark Podcast, The News-Herald's Mark Meszoros and Mark Podolski discuss the following topics:

- The Republican National Convention comes to Cleveland beginning July 18. With Donald Trump, expect the unexpected.

- Kevin Durant is now a Golden State Warrior. Who's the favorite next season, the Cavaliers or the Warriors?

- Running back Isiah Crowell's controversial social media post and what the Browns should do.

- The Marks look ahead to the second half for the first-place Indians.

- Meszoros reviews the just-released Emmy Award nominations

- What's with the bashing of the all-female cast of the "Ghostbusters" remake that hit theaters this weekend?

- The Marks share their choices for a new segment: Summer books