Pod: Goodbye Hank Aaron, Hello Nick Sirianni, and a Pop Quiz

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On this week’s edition of The Philly Frenetics Podcast, John and Joe address the Eagles’ new hire and the loss of a legend before Joe surprises John with a pop quiz on the happenings in sports in 2020.

The rundown:

• The guys talk briefly about the AFC and NFC Championship Games (1:21)

• John Reads The News™, featuring Joe’s brand new SOCCER MINUTE (5:18)

• The guys mourn the loss of Hank Aaron, baseball’s longtime home run king and one of the game’s true heroes, and to whom they lift a glass of Whatever it is They Are Drinking (8:47)

• The Eagles finally announced their new head coach, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni, and the guys are less than thrilled at the choice (15:10)

• Joe does not understand the hate for Josh McDaniels (22:34) and cites a prime example of why it may not be the best idea to disqualify somebody for backing out of a job (hint: his current boss)

• The guys chat about Duce Staley not getting the job (27:38)

• John is a jinx on the Flyers, the Sixers are fun, and Joel Embiid is a beast (33:44)

• The Baseball Hall of Fame voting results will be announced later tonight; the guys cast their own votes in the piece that was posted yesterday, but they briefly discuss their predictions for who may – or may not, as it were – be in the Class of 2021 (38:48)

• Joe quizzes John on his knowledge of what happened in sports in the year 2020; feel free to play along at home! (44:02)

This Sequel Sucked: The Sixers' Season is Over The Philly Frenetics Podcast

After the Sixers' season ended with a whimper against the Miami Heat last week, the guys discuss what went wrong (4:31) before Joe asks John to Fill in the Blank (12:28).  Then, John turns the tables and puts Joe on the spot about some more long-term effects of the team's fourth second-round exit in five years (22:03). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
  1. This Sequel Sucked: The Sixers' Season is Over
  2. Sixers Beat the Raptors, Lose Embiid; Eagles Ace the Draft
  3. Instant Reaction: Sixers-Raptors Game 5
  4. Sixers vs. Raptors: Games 1 and 2
  5. The Frenetics Phillies Preview

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