Men in Blazers 12/07/22 with Herc Gomez
Rog and ESPN's Herc Gomez cast an eye back to the USMNT's World Cup Campaign and Round of 16 exit against the Netherlands. Plus, what the team needs to do moving forward and why we as a football nation shouldn't just accept exit at this stage of the tournament.
Men in Blazers "This Cup's For You" Tour LIVE Podcasts
We will re-live the day's on-field narrative. Celebrate your city's distinct football culture. And chop it up with a slew of very special guests. Listen to EVERY This Cup's For You Tour episode here!
Men in Blazers 12/06/22: Do It Live! World Cup Round of 16
Rog marvels at Morocco's victory over Spain and celebrates a dominant (and Ronaldo-less) Portugal XI on the final day of the Round of 16. Plus, live GFOP questions about the USMNT, England and quarterfinal favorites.
Men in Blazers 12/05/22 Live in Atlanta
Rog and Davo dissect today's Round of 16 action including Brazil celebrating Neymar's return from injury by sambaing their way past South Korea 4 - 1. Croatia see off Japan in Penalties. Plus, special guests: Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens; "Power" star and musical artist Rotimi; and new Atlanta United President & CEO Garth Lagerwey.
Men in Blazers 12/04/22 Live in Nashville
Rog and Davo autopsy the USMNT's World Cup campaign, the highs, the lows, the in-betweens. Plus, England stroll over Senegal and France look frighteningly good against Poland. Plus, special guests country music star and Manchester City supporter Chase Rice, and MLS legend Dax McCarty.
Men in Blazers 12/03/22: Do it Live! USMNT Instant Reax
Rog and Davo provide Instant Reaction to the USMNT's 3 - 1 loss to the Netherlands, a defeat which sends them home from the 2022 World Cup. Plus, a look back at this cycle for the Baby Eagles and what could change heading into 2026.
Men in Blazers 11/30/22 Do It Live! World Cup Instant Reax
Rog provides Instant Reaction to today's World Cup action, including Lionel Messi and Argentina topping a bonkers group that nearly came down to... FIFA Fair Play? Plus, all of the big storylines still reverberating after yesterday's USMNT game. And live GFOP Q and A.
Men in Blazers 11/29/22 Live in Austin
Rog and Davo celebrate the USMNT's massive 1- 0 victory over Iran that sends them into the knockout rounds of the 2022 World Cup. Plus, special guests actor James Van Der Beek, Adrian Quesada of The Black Pumas and Austin FC's Diego Fagúndez.
Men in Blazers 11/26/22: Live in Washington DC
Rog and Davo applaud Lionel Messi doing Lionel Messi things in Argentina's vital 2 - 0 win over Mexico. Kylian Mbappe's brace (including one off his nether regions) lifts France to victory. Plus special guests, from the Washington Spirit, Michelle Kang and Andi Sullivan. And White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain.
Men in Blazers 11/22/22 with Rory Smith
Rog is joined by The New York Times' and European Nights' Rory Smith, who is in Qatar, to talk through the first three days of the tournament, including what Rory is experiencing on the ground, Saudi Arabia's massive upset of Lionel Messi's Argentina and, mostly importantly, what Rory's eating.
Men in Blazers 11/21/22: Live in St. Louis
Rog and Davo experience all of the emotions whilst recapping USMNT 1 - 1 Wales in the Baby Eagles first World Cup game in eight long years. Plus, England see off Iran in convincing fashion. And special guests: St. Louis Cardinals Legend Ozzie Smith; "FBOY Island" host and comedian Nikki Glaser; and St. Louis City SC manager Bradley Carnell.
Men in Blazers 11/20/22: Do It Live! World Cup Kickoff Special
Rog discusses the conflicting emotions and complexities that accompany this World Cup, breaks down Ecuador's opening game victory over the host nation, and casts an eye ahead to the USMNT's first World Cup game in 3,065 days.
Men in Blazers World Cup Preview, Presented by Camarena Tequila: Episode 1
In the first of a five-part Pod series that looks at every team and major storyline in this World Cup, Rog and Davo put Groups A and B under the microscope and examine the USMNT, England, Senegal and many more. Presented by Camarena Tequila, the most awarded tequila.
Men in Blazers 11/15/22: Live in NYC with John Oliver, Matthew Rhys and Kelley O'Hara
Rog and Davo kick off the Men in Blazers "This Cup's For You Tour," Live in NYC with Emmy Award winners John Oliver and Matthew Rhys and two-time World Cup Champion Kelley O'Hara.
Men in Blazers 11/09/22: Do It Live! with Gregg Berhalter
Rog is joined by USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter just hours after the team's World Cup roster release to break it down, position-by-position. Haji Wright over Jordan Pefok. No Zack Steffen. How he plans to deploy Gio Reyna. And much, much more.
Men in Blazers American Dreams with Brenden Aaronson, Presented by Budweiser
Our American Dreams podcast presented by Budweiser. In the latest episode, Leeds United and USMNT hero Brenden Aaronson joins Rog to relive his rise through the Philadelphia Union youth ranks, discuss the transition to Premier League life, and reveal his big World Cup Dreams.
Men in Blazers Champions League Podcast
Rog is joined by Rory Smith to explore the stories behind the final group stage matches of the European season. First, an examination of how Bayern grew from an imperfect but great team, to the gravitational power they are today in the Bundesliga. Then, a trip to Marseille, the incredible fan culture born in France's most singular city, a 1990s match fixing scandal, and their perfectly poised Champions League group this year. Plus, Europa and Conference League match picks, Rog's favorite stews, and more.
European Nights Podcast Presented by Paramount+
Rog and Rory pick through the big news and deep storylines informing this week's European football. Today, the ongoing Kylian Mbappe saga, the fallout with the PSG hierarchy, his really good nap, and the big question: are we still rooting for the boy from Bondy? Then, the story of Shakhtar Donestk, once Europe's most Brazilian club, now defined by a liminal exile. Plus, the consequences of Barca's likely crash out of the Champions League, a Nordic Derby, data-driven wizardry, and more.
Tyler Adams: Road to the Cup powered by Volkswagen - Episode 6
Episode six of our eight-part series leading up to the World Cup, in which USMNT leader Tyler Adams joins Rog to discuss how golf helps his football game, bouncing back in the Premier League under club manager Jesse Marsch, and how he is feeling with a month to go until the World Cup in Qatar.
European Nights Presented by Paramount+
Rog and Rory Smith are back to explore the history surrounding the biggest European matches of the week. First up, the incredible heritage of Celtic, their great historical success in Europe, eccentric new manager Ange Postecoglou, and the lessons from the unique recruitment strategy he brought with him to Scotland from Japan. Then, unlikely Group B leaders Club Brugge, how they have surprised their opponents, and where the Belgian league fits in the European hierarchy.
European Nights presented by Paramount+
Rog and Rory discuss this week's Champions League matches, beginning with AFC Ajax, how Johann Cruyff shaped the club, the tenets of their unparalleled academy system, and generating sales from that academy system may have ruptured a connection between team and fans.
🚨New Pod Series: Our Qatar Podcast “World Corrupt” 🚨
The first installment of a six-part series that's a mashup with the folks at Crooked Media and "Pod Save America" and "Pod Save the World's" Tommy Vietor. "World Corrupt" is an exploration of the complexities and moral conundrums brought on by the football competition we hold so dear being staged in Qatar, a country with an atrocious human rights record, that won World Cup hosting duties corruptly, and then built the tournaments infrastructure with labor laws that have been likened to modern slavery.
WGFOP: Weekend Preview 9/30/22
Rog takes listener calls on WGFOP: Weekend Preview. Today, there are two derbies on tap: North London and Manchester. Rog previews both, discussing what to expect from Arsenal out to prove their bonafides, Spurs trying to fly under the radar, Manchester City's eternal quest for supremacy, and Manchester United's progress under Erik ten Hag. Plus, final reflections on the USMNT window, and what soccer dreams occupy Rog's subconscious.
Tyler Adams: Road to the Cup Episode 5, Powered by Volkswagen
Episode five of our eight-part series leading up to the World Cup, in which USMNT leader Tyler Adams joins Rog to relive Leeds United's delirious 3 - 0 win over Chelsea Football Club, discuss Brenden Aaronson's new "American Boy" song from the Elland Road faithful, and reveal why he won't disclose his favorite NY pizza spot.