ESPN New York: Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Ruocco
A native of Hollis, Queens, who built his foundation as a journalist over the course of 14 years in New York and Philadelphia, Stephen A. Smith has insider knowledge and an in-your-face style, accentuated with a perspective rarely seen or heard in mainstream media.
Ryan Ruocco is a 2008 grad of Fordham University. His growing resume already includes play-by-play for the Nets, WNBA and his Fordham Rams. His thoughtful style and comprehensive knowledge of New York sports will feed your need-to-know.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/11/14
Will we embrace LeBron James as a hero now that he has returned to Cleveland? The guys let you know. Plus, is Carmelo Anthony the next NBA superstar to announce his decision?
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on LeBron James: 7/11/14
Now that LeBron will return to Cleveland, the guys discuss what this decision means for King James and for the NBA.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/10/14
Has LeBron James made up his mind, or is it still possible that he hasn't decided? The guys debate. Plus, we wonder how LeBron's decision will effect Carmelo Anthony.
Avery Johnson: 7/10/14
Coach Avery Johnson stops by the show to let you know just how much better the Cavaliers would be if LeBron James decides to return to Cleveland.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on Carmelo Anthony: 7/10/14
Has Carmelo Anthony really not made a decision yet? Or is there a reason he is waiting? Stephen A. and Ryan let you know.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on LeBron James: 7/10/14
As the anticipation grows, Stephen A. and Ryan bring you the latest surrounding LeBron James and where he will play next season.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/9/14
Will LeBron say goodbye to Pat Riley and they Heat in their meeting on Wednesday? The guys let you know. Plus, we wonder if the Knicks can somehow make late push for LeBron.
P.J. Carlesimo: 7/9/14
P.J. joins the guys to let you know that even with LeBron James, the Cavaliers would not be the favorites in the Eastern Conference next season.
Dan LeBatard: 7/9/14
Dan stops by the show to share his take on the future of LeBron James, and what will come from his meeting with Pat Riley Wednesday in Las Vegas.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on LeBron James: 7/9/14
Following the cap-clearing trade of Jarrett Jack, the guys discuss the very real possibility of LeBron James returning to Cleveland.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/8/14
Is it still possible for Melo and LeBron to play together next season? The guys let you know. Plus, what ever happened to collect phone calls?
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on Carmelo Anthony: 7/8/14
While the Knicks have extended a max offer to Carmelo Anthony, is that offer really enough for him to return? The guys let you know.
Brian Windhorst: 7/8/14
Brian stops by the show to bring you the latest regarding the futures of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. We also wonder if there is any chance they can join forces in 2014.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/7/14
Is Carmelo waiting to make a decision in hopes that an opportunity to join LeBron in Miami could arise? The guys let you know. Plus, what about Dwyane Wade and Chirs Bosh?
Lionel Hollins: 7/7/14
Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins stops by the show and lets you know what it means to him to have this opportunity. The guys also discuss what the Nets need to improve.
George Karl: 7/7/14
Coach George Karl joins the guys and lets you know that the top priority for Carmelo Anthony must be joining a team that gives him a chance to win a championship.
Stephen A. Smith on NBA Free Agency: 7/7/14
Will LeBron go back to Cleveland? Is there still a chance to get Carmelo Anthony to Miami? Stephen A. brings you the latest on all things NBA free agency.
Chris Broussard: 7/7/14
Chris joins the show to let you know why he believes that at this point, LeBron returning to Cleveland is more likely than a return to South Beach.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 7/2/14
It appears Jason Kidd orchestrated his exit from Brooklyn and subsequent hire in Milwaukee, but how far did the plan go? Plus, the U.S. World Cup run comes to an end.
Ryan Ruocco on Jason Kidd: 7/2/14
On the day the Milwaukee Bucks introduce Jason Kidd as their new head coach, Ryan lets you know why the media at the press conference let him off easy.
Chris Broussard: 7/2/14
Chris stops by the show to bring you the latest free agency possibilities concerning Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James. We also wonder if LeBron could still end up in New York.
Ryan Ruocco on U.S. Soccer: 7/2/14
While real success in the World Cup was a long shot for the U.S., Ryan lets you know why it's still difficult to see our team eliminated.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 6/27/14
Will the Knicks transformation convince Carmelo to stay? We let you know. Plus, we wonder why any team in the eastern conference would ever help Lebron James.
Ben Lyons: 6/27/14
Ben stops by the show to shares his thoughts on the Knicks and what they did during the 2014 NBA Draft. We also let you know how Phil Jackson is restoring excitement in this team.
Knicks Roundtable Fan Questions: 6/27/14
Tina Cervasio and Alan Hahn join Ryan to answer your questions about the Knicks and the moves they have made during the offseason.
Knicks Roundtable on the NBA Draft: 6/27/14
Tina Cervasio and Alan Hahn join Ryan as we look back on a very important 48 hours for the Knicks that saw the team improve and gain financial flexibility.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 6/26/14
USA! USA! USA! Despite losing to Germany, the U.S. has advanced to the round of 16 in the World Cup. Can this team keep their improbable run going? We let you know.
Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco: 6/25/14
With 2014 looking like 2010 all over again, where will we see LeBron James play next season? We let you know. Plus, find out if New York really is an option for King James.
Chris Broussard: 6/25/14
Chris joins Ryan to break down all the NBA free agent possibilities. We also find out if the Knicks and Nets make LeBron's top 5 list of teams he'd play for.
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