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Episode 45. - Football Convo with KellyinVegas

Games Galore 45 is here after a one-week break. Brian hits on the latest in the Oscar Meyer mess in Columbus, in addition to what's going down in College Park with D.J. Durkin at Maryland. With a pair of games in nine days and Week 1 getting kicked off two weeks from day, there's plenty of injury news to discuss. Brian provides all the details on Iowa's losses for its opener vs. No. Illinois. Since GG 44, quite a few UFC fights have been announced, including two of the year's best: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier. In Segment 2 starting at the 40-minute mark, our featured guest KellyinVegas joins us to talk NFL and college football. KIV has a new job that she tells about and then offers opinions on the likes of the 49ers, Broncos, UNLV, Kansas St., other Big 12 teams and more. Finally, in the third and final segment, Brian provides more college football injury news and announces a new UFC heavyweight fight. Enjoy!


Episode 44. - Oscar’s Overboard in Ohio

Loyal listeners and readers know how much Brian can't stand Oscar Meyer Weiner, so NOTHING about Wednesday's developments in Columbus shocked him. Why, you ask? Well, he tells you in the opening segment. Next, Christopher Smith joins us and helps us hit on a bunch of SEC teams, in addition to Clemson, Washington, Stanford, Michigan and Texas. In the third segment, Gamblou joins the fray with his UFC 227 picks, in addition to some early analysis on the UFC Lincoln lightweight headliner between James Vick and Justin Gaethje. 

Episode 43. - College Football & UFC

Games Galore 43 has you covered with plenty of college football and UFC conversation. Jason Floyd of The MMA Report and joins Brian to discuss this Saturday's UFC on FOX 30 card in Calgary. Brian and Jason differ on who will win the main event between Dustin 'Diamond' Poirier and Eddie Alvarez. Later in the show, Brad Powers of (@BradPowers7) brings plenty of college football opinions. He explains why he likes Colorado's win total to go 'over' and UCLA's to dip 'under.' We hit on a slew of teams and topics and you don't want to miss this segment. Kick back and enjoy Games Galore 43 and if you like what you're hearing, spread the word for us. 


Episode 42. - Games of the Year

The Westgate SuperBook released its college football Games of the Year this past Sunday. Brian went through all of these and informed listeners on what bets he's bullish on. In the second segment, Russell Smith of Fox Sports Knoxville (follow him on Twitter @Russell___Smith!) joined us to discuss Jeremy Pruitt and Tennessee football. We also touched on a number of other SEC topics, including Missouri hiring Derek Dooley as its new OC. We also hit on UT hoops, as Rick Barnes appears poised to field a preseason Top-10 squad. Finally, Brian and Har-bo put a wrap on GG 42 with a quick re-cap of UFC 226. We hope you enjoy Games Galore 42!


Episode 41. - SEC East + GambLou breaks down UFC 226

Games Galore 41 dropped early Thursday night (7/5). Brian broke down the SEC East in the opening segment, giving predictions for each team. As loyal readers/listeners know, he's extremely bullish on those Gamecocks this year. 
In the second segment, GambLou joins us from Phoenix to bring his expertise/picks for UFC 226. We also touch on the Arizona Cardinals and some upcoming UFC showdowns. We hope you enjoy Games Galore 41!

Episode 40 - CFB convo with Brad Powers

Another dead body related to Florida's Urban Meyer Era popped up yesterday. And guess what? The news broke five years TO THE DAY that Aaron Hernandez was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd. Turns out, it was Janoris Jenkins's brother that allegedly is responsible for this homicide. Jenkins's brother has been arrested and charged. Brian goes over this ordeal and talks a little LeBron in the opening segment. 

In Segment 2, Brian gives his thoughts on each SEC West team. Next, Brad Powers of joins the show and delivers with opinions, picks and expertise! Brad offers up a number of season win totals and isn't shy to stray off the beaten path, such as a strong opinion on UMass's 'over' behind stellar QB play from Andrew Ford (22/4 TD-INT last year). Brad also played a bunch of Games of the Year and explains his thought process on those. 
If you're looking for elite college football conversation, especially for the month of June, you don't want to miss Brian and Brad's chat for about 45 minutes to close the Games Galore 40 show. Enjoy!

Episode 39. - Colin Thompson, UFC 225 Rewind & Phil Steele Magazine

Former Florida Gator and Temple Owl Colin Thompson spent this past weekend on 30A. Brian was able to meet him and secure an interview with the Chicago Bears tight end. Thompson talked about his time in Gainesville, his run at Temple that included a pair of 10-win seasons and how the Bears are going to look this year. 

In the second segment, Brian hits on UFC 225, Colby Covington, Ronda Rousey's induction into the UFC Hall of Fame and Dana White's decision making without Lorenzo Fertitta around to keep him in check. 
In the third and final segment, Brian goes through the SEC schedules and hits on some of Phil Steele's rankings and All-American teams. We hope you enjoy Games Galore 39!

Episode 38. - SEC Convo with Trey Wallace

Games Galore 38 gets started with Brian talking about the NBA Finals, the terrible news for the Hokies coming out of Blacksburg today and lots of UFC 225. In the second segment, Brian touches on recently released odds to win the Power 5 conferences in college football. He gives out all of his UFC 225 picks, in addition to touching on Bryan Colangelo, Terrell Owens, Julian Edelman and more. In the third and final segment, Trey Wallace (of the joined us and delivered. Trey and Brian discuss everything SEC and you don't want to miss this 25-minute convo! Make sure to follow Trey on twitter @TreyWallace_SEC. 


Episode 37: S-Carolina poised to go over again

Brian Edwards is back with a new episode of the Games Galore Podcast and on this episode, he's joined by Jason Floyd of and Radio Influence. Their conversation ranges from future college football betting lines, this weekend's UFC Fight Night card in New York, college basketball news, and the NBA Finals. 

At the beginning of the podcast, Brian starts to discuss the over/under win total numbers for the Florida State Seminoles and the South Carolina Gamecock. Brian gets Jason's take on what's going on in Tallahassee with the Seminoles and Brian breaks down the Gamecock schedule. He tells you his thought on how many games South Carolina could win this upcoming season and discusses other future college football lines. 

Up next, Brian turns his attention to the UFC and what happened last weekend in Liverpool between Darren Till and Stephen Thompson. Brian find out how Jason scored the fight and they end up previewing Friday's UFC Fight Night card in Utica, New York. Jason tells you how he's interested in the main event and both Brian and Jason tell you who they like to win in the main event. 

Following the UFC talk, Brian turns the page over to college basketball. He talks about some of the players that have elected to return to their college team instead of entering the NBA Draft. And speaking of the NBA, Brian ends the podcast by discussing the NBA Finals and you can check out his preview piece on the matchup between the Cavs and Warriors on Vegas Insider. 


Episode 36. - NBA Playoffs, UFC 223 Rewind

Jason Floyd of The MMA Report and joins Brian and Har-bo in the first segment to discuss Conor McGregor and the aftermath of his unfathomable behavior last week in Brooklyn. Jason and Brian agree that Khabib Nurmagomedov is justified in being listed as the favorite, and Floyd informs us that November is the likely date for this showdown for the lightweight strap. 

In Segments 2 & 3, Brian and Har-bo discuss a number of items, including more UFC talk. Brian reveals the Game 1 odds for the NBA Playoffs, which get started on Saturday. Purdue center Isaac Haas has had a really bad day and we delve into his nightmare. We also hit on the FBI's investigation into corruption in college basketball, our heartbreak with Michigan's loss that was single-handedly delivered by "Donte The Great and much more. Tune in & enjoy!