On this episode, Ricky gets you set for Super Bowl 56 between the Rams and the Bengals and gives his reaction to James Harden being traded to Philadelphia.
Ep 128: OT Rules Should Stay The Same/Conferenc...
On this episode, Ricky makes the case that the NFL playoff overtime rules should stay the same after the Bills-Chiefs instant classic and he looks ahead to this weekend's championship games in the NFL.
Ep 127: No problem with Expanded Playoffs/Divis...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Divisional Round weekend in the NFL and talks about why the NFL's expanded playoffs work despite the 7 seeds getting blown out on Wild Card weekend
Ep 126: NFL Head Coach Firings/Super Wild Card ...
On the latest episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky looks at the head coach firings across the NFL and looks ahead to Super Wild Card Weekend.
Ep 125: Week 18 Word Association/UGA-Alabama Re...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 18 in the NFL and a re-match in the national title game between Georgia and Alabama.
Ep 124: Remembering John Madden/CFP Playoff Picks
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky looks back at the life of John Madden and makes his CFP Playoff Picks for the semifinals.
Ep 123: Looking at NFL MVP Race/Christmas Day I...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky examines the case for MVP for Cooper Kupp and Jonathan Taylor and he looks at Week 16 in the NFL and the Christmas Day slate in the NBA
Ep 122; COVID-19 Wreaking Havoc In Sports/Chief...
On this episode, Ricky talks about the impact COVID-19 is currently having in sports and looks at Week 15 in the NFL as the Chiefs are starting to re-establish that they might be the best in the AFC.
Ep 121: More Problems For Meyer/Week 14 NFL Pre...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky gets you set for Week 14 in the NFL and talks about more problems happening in Jacksonville for head coach Urban Meyer.
Ep 120: AFC North Up for Grabs/CFP Playoff Is Set
On this episode, Ricky looks at the craziness that is the AFC North and gives his first look at the College Football Playoff matchups.
Ep 119: Alabama-UGA SEC Preview/Look Ahead To W...
On this episode, Ricky previews the SEC title game between Georgia and Alabama with Drew Hubbard of The Red And Black and he gets you set for Week 13 in the NFL, including an AFC East showdown in Buffalo Monday night.
Ep 118: College Football Coaching Carousel/MLB ...
On this week's episode, Ricky looks at the crazy coaching changes in college football involving USC and LSU and he looks at the crazy free agent frenzy in MLB before the current lockout.
Ep 117: Rams-Packers Headlines Week 12/Mets Mak...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 12 of the NFL and the big matchup between the Rams and Packers, previews Ohio State-Michigan, and talks about the Mets spending big money on Black Friday.
Ep 116: Thanksgiving Football Galore/Gonzaga Ma...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for the three Thanksgiving games in the NFL on Thursday and discusses how Gonzaga has made an early season statement in college basketball
Ep 115: Dak vs. Mahomes/Top 10 Battle In Columbus
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to the showdown between the Cowboys and Chiefs on Sunday and breaking down the QB battle. Plus, Jack Emerson from The Lantern joins to preview Michigan State-Ohio State on Student Section Showdown.
Ep 114: Rams Are Reeling/Warriors looking scari...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky looks at the Rams continuing to struggle, previews the Patriots-Falcons Thursday night matchup, and discusses how Golden State is off to a fast start in the NBA and could be scarier than ever.
Ep 113: Ravens Loss Adds More Parity/Closer Loo...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for the rest of Week 10 in the NFL with Word Association and Student Section Showdown this week takes a closer look at the top game in the Big 12 this week between Oklahoma and Baylor.
Ep 112: Who is #1 in AFC?/OBJ to LA
On this episode of Kickin' it With Keeler, Ricky examines who is the best team in the AFC and says he is confused why Odell Beckham Jr. chose to go sign with the Los Angeles Rams for the rest of the season.
Ep 111: Jordan Love Debuts In KC/Reaction To Ro...
On this episode, Ricky looks at more fallout from the Aaron Rodgers story, looks ahead to Week 9 in the NFL, and discusses the story surrounding Suns majority owner Robert Sarver.
Ep 110: Aaron Rodgers On COVID-19 List/Braves C...
On this episode, Ricky talks about how much blame is to pass out in the situations surrounding Aaron Rodgers and Odell Beckham Jr. and he wraps up the Braves win over the Astros for their first World Series title since 1995.
Ep 109: Look Ahead to NFL Week 8/Michigan-Michi...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to what might happen in Week 8 of the NFL, previews Michigan-Michigan State with Sam Sklar from The State News, and he talks about Ian Anderson and the Braves winning Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.
Ep 108: Bengals the best in AFC?/World Series h...
On this episode, Ricky looks at whether or not the Bengals have a legitimate chance to make the Super Bowl and who has the edge in the World Series after the first two games between the Astros and Braves.
Ep 107: Top 5 Games of Week 7/Astros Clinch AL ...
On this week's episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky talks about the Top 5 Games in Week 7 in the NFL, looks at San Diego State-Air Force with Jason Freund from The Daily Aztec, and talks about the Astros winning the AL pennant.
Ep 106: More Disappointments in NFL/NLCS-ALCS T...
On this episode, Ricky makes the case there are more disappointments than surprises in the first 6 weeks of the NFL season. Plus, he talks about Ed Orgeron being out at LSU, and what he has seen in the NLCS and ALCS so far.
Ep 105: Cardinals-Browns Headline Week 6/Kentuc...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 6 in the NFL and Barkley Truax from The Kentucky Kernel joins the show to preview Kentucky-Georgia as part of Student Section Showdown
Ep 104: Jon Gruden Fallout/Kyrie Speaks
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky talks about the Jon Gruden situation, Kyrie Irving's comments, and gives a preview of what's to come in the MLB postseason.
Ep 103: Mega Big 10 Showdown In Iowa/3rd Time A...
On this episode, Ricky looks at the impact of the Russell Wilson injury, looks ahead to Week 5 in the NFL as the Bills try to knock off the Chiefs, and Andrew Destin of The Daily Collegian joins the show to help preview Penn State-Iowa.
Ep 102: Panthers trade for Gilmore/NL Wild Card...
On this episode, Ricky dives into Stephon Gilmore being traded to the Panthers, the craziness of the NL Wild Card Game, and the predicament the Nets face involving Kyrie Irving.
Ep 101: Yankees-Red Sox Wild Card Wrapup
On this special episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky takes a closer look at what happened in the AL Wild Card Game between the Yankees and Red Sox, looks ahead to the Red Sox-Rays ALDS matchup, and where do the Yankees go from here after another disappointing season?
Ep 100: 2021 MLB Postseason Preview
On this special episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky gets you set for the MLB Postseason with help from Danny Vietti from CBS Sports.
Ep 99: Brady vs. Belichick/Cincy looks for big ...
On this episode, Ricky gives his take on Tom Brady's return to Foxboro this weekend and Student Section Showdown takes a closer look at Cincinnati-Notre Dame with Owen Racer, the sports editor of Cincinnati's student newspaper, The News Record
Ep 98: LA Steals Week 3/AL Wild Card Race Tight...
On this episode, Ricky talks about the Los Angeles football teams making a statement in Week 3 and he explains why the AL Wild Card race is probably going to go to a Game 163 on Monday.
Ep 97: NFC Title Game Preview In Week 3?/ND-Wis...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 3 in the NFL with Word Association and a possible NFC Title game preview in LA. Plus, Mannion McGinley from The Observer joins the show to preview Notre Dame-Wisconsin as a part of Student Section Showdown
Ep 96: 2-0, 0-2 NFL Teams/CardGate Controversy ...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky looks at the NFL teams that are 2-0 and 0-2 to begin the season and the weird controversy surrounding a scouting report that took place during Blue Jays-Rays this week
Ep 95: Cowboys-Chargers and Alabama-Florida bre...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Daniel Wade of Locked On Chargers helps preview Week 2 of the NFL and Cowboys-Chargers. Also, Ryan Haley of Florida's student newspaper, The Alligator, helps preview the SEC battle between Alabama and Florida.
Ep 94: NFC East Showdown in DC/USC Head Coach S...
On this episode of Kickin' it With Keeler, Ricky previews the big matchup in the NFC East Thursday night in DC and looks at the latest head coaching vacancy at USC.
Ep 93: NFL Word Association Is Back/Iowa-Iowa S...
On this episode, Ricky gives his takeaways from Cowboys-Bucs, previews Week 1 of the NFL with the return of Word Association, and a special preview of Iowa-Iowa State with Austin Hanson from The Daily Iowan.
Ep 92: NFC Predictions/ACC's Week 1 Failure
On this episode, Ricky gives his thoughts on how the NFC will shape out this season and why Clemson's loss to Georgia means trouble for the ACC after a disappointing Week 1.
Ep 91: Looking Ahead To The AFC/UGA-Clemson Pre...
On this week's episode, Ricky previews how he thinks the AFC will go in 2021-2022 and gives his Top 5 games to watch in Week 1 of College Football. Drew Hubbard from The Red and Black joins the show to help preview UGA-Clemson on Saturday.
Ep 90: Is it Fields Time in Chicago/College Foo...
On this week's episode, Ricky talks about the progression rookie quarterbacks made in Week 2 of the preseason and he previews the college football season with Steven Lassan from Athlon Sports.
Ep 89: NFL Preseason Week 1 Takeaways/Field of ...
On this week's show, Ricky looks back at a relative low-scoring first week of the preseason schedule in football and looks back at how the Field of Dreams game went for MLB.
Ep 88: Tokyo Olympics Takeaways/NBA Free Agency...
On this episode, Ricky talks about how he will remember this Olympic Games and reviews the first week of NBA Free Agency.
Ep 87: MLB Trade Deadline Reaction/Olympics Pre...
On this episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky takes a look back at some of the big deals from the MLB Trade Deadline and talks about Simone Biles decision to withdraw from some of the events at the Olympics.
Ep 86: Giannis Gets His Title/Big 12 Shake Up
On this episode, Ricky talks about Giannis finally getting his NBA Championship for the Bucks, Texas and Oklahoma potentially joining the SEC, and the Seattle Kraken expansion draft among other topics.
Ep 85: Bucks in 6?/A look ahead to the Olympics
On this episode, Ricky talks about the NBA Finals taking an unexpected turn and looks ahead to the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo.
Ep 84: Ohtani Headlines All-Star Week/Suns In C...
On this week's episode, Ricky talks about how Shohei Ohtani will be the star of the All-Star Game and the Suns' success against the Bucks in the first two games of the NBA Finals
Ep 83: 2021 NBA Finals Look Ahead/Yankees In Ma...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to the Bucks-Suns NBA Finals and examines how much trouble the Yankees are in after an eventful week within their organization.
Ep 82: Suns on verge of NBA Finals/Stanley Cup ...
On this week's episode, Ricky talks about the NBA Conference Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, and mixes in a little soccer talk as well.
Ep 81: Nets Quest Comes Up Short/Baseball's Sti...
On this episode, Ricky discusses whether the Nets losing in the semifinals is a disappointment or a failure and dives into the sticky situation MLB is in.
Ep 80: Julio To The Titans/Coach K's Legacy
On this episode, Ricky looks at the reported trade of Julio Jones to the Tennessee Titans and what Coach K's legacy as he has decided to retire after next season
Ep 79: NBA Fan Misbehavior/MLB Memorial Day Che...
On this episode, Ricky looks at the fan misbehavior that has occurred at NBA games this week and how do the MLB teams stack up at the Memorial Day checkpoint?
Ep 78: Baseball's Unwritten Rules/NBA Playoffs ...
On this week's episode, Ricky dives into what happened with Tony La Russa and Yermin Merceces this week and updates you on what is going on with the NBA and NHL Playoffs.
Ep 77: Tim Tebow In Jacksonville/Stanley Cup Pl...
On this week's episode, Ricky Keeler talks about why Tim Tebow potentially to Jacksonville is more about Urban Meyer than Tim Tebow and he looks ahead to the NBA Play-In Tournament/Playoffs and the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Ep 76: Are The Lakers In Trouble/Crazy Week For...
On this week's episode, Ricky talks about the Los Angeles Lakers being close to having to play in the play-in tournament to get into the NBA Playoffs and recaps what has been a crazy week for the New York Rangers.
Ep 75: Takeaways From 2021 NFL Draft/MLB Early ...
On this week's episode, Ricky gives his takeaways from the 2021 NFL Draft and looks at some of the surprises from the first month of the 2021 MLB season.
Ep 74: Aaron Rodgers vs. Packers/2021 NFL Draft...
On this episode, Ricky talks about the surprising news that Aaron Rodgers wants out of Green Bay and gives his takeaways from night 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland.
Ep 73: 2021 NFL Draft Preview/Knicks Gaining Na...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for the 2021 NFL Draft this Thursday and talks about the New York Knicks winning 9 games in a row.
Ep 72: NBA Play-In Concerns/Julian Edelman Retires
On this week's episode, Ricky talks about Luka Doncic and Mark Cuban's comments on the NBA Play-In Tournament and reflects back on the career of Julian Edelman now that he has retired as a New England Patriot.
Ep 71: Final Round At The Masters/Sam Darnold T...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to the final round of the 2021 Masters and gives his reaction to Sam Darnold being traded to the Carolina Panthers.
Ep 70: Final Four Preview/Opening Day Takeaways
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Saturday's Final Four in Indianapolis and talks what stood out to him on Opening Day in baseball.
Ep 69: NFL Draft Order Shake Up/March Madness S...
On this episode, Ricky looks at the 2 trades that have shook up the draft order for next month's NFL Draft and looks ahead to the Sweet 16 matchups in college basketball this weekend.
Ep 68: NFL Free Agency Reaction/March Madness B...
On this episode, Ricky reacts to the winners and losers of the first week of NFL Free Agency and the craziness that was the 1st Round of the NCAA Tournament.
2021 NCAA Tournament Bracketpalooza Special
The 2021 NCAA Tournament begins on Thursday and Ricky gets you set for all of the March Madness and he is joined by student reporters from 6 different schools to help you fill out your bracket. Plus, you get his picks for who will cut down the nets in Indy?
Ep 67: Looking Ahead To Selection Sunday
On this week's episode of Kickin' It With Keeler, Ricky gets you set for Selection Sunday with Chris Dobbertean from Blogging The Bracket, discusses Dak Prescott's new contracts, and reflects back on how the sports world and life has changed over the last year.
Ep 66: NBA 1st Half Recap/Look Ahead To Champio...
On this episode, Ricky looks back at the 1st half of the NBA season with help from Quentin Haynes from The Knicks Wall and gives a quick preview of what to expect during Championship Week on college basketball.
Ep 65: Tiger Woods Update/Russell Wilson Is Unh...
On this week's episode, Ricky talk about the latest on Tiger Woods after his car crash with Cam Rogers of the BLEAV Tiger Woods podcast, how Russell Wilson is unhappy in Seattle, and the latest in college basketball.
Ep 64: Wentz To Indy/Breaking Down The Jazz
On this episode, Ricky discusses the Carson Wentz trade to the Colts, Fernando Tatis Jr.'s new deal, and he breaks down the Jazz's great start to the season with James Hansen from SLC Dunk.
Ep 63: Bucs Win Super Bowl 55/Looking Ahead to ...
On this week's episode, Ricky is joined by David Harrison of Locked On Bucs to recap Super Bowl 55 and he previews the Daytona 500 with Geoff Magliocchetti from Empire Sports Media.
Ep 62: Super Bowl 55 Preview/Bauer Heads To Dod...
On this episode, Ricky gives you everything you need to know heading into Super Bowl 55 and talks about Trevor Bauer signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Ep 61: Super Bowl Is Set/Stafford To Rams/HOF D...
On this episode, Ricky recaps the 2 conference championship games, reacts to Mattthew Stafford going to the Rams, and gets into some discussion on the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Ep 60: Conference Championship Weekend/Remember...
On this episode, Ricky previews the two NFL conference championship games this weekend and reflects on the life of Hank Aaron.
Ep 59: Harden To Brooklyn/NFL Playoffs/NHL Seas...
On this episode, Ricky discusses James Harden going to the Brooklyn Nets, previews the NFL Divisional Round of the postseason, and previews the NHL season with Chris Blackey of Big Bad Bruins.
Ep 58: Super Wild Card Weekend/National Title G...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for Super Wild Card Weekend in the NFL, previews Monday's National Title Game with Jack Emerson from The Lantern, and talks about the big Francisco Lindor trade for the New York Mets.
Ep 57: CFP Semifinals Preview/Week 17 Word Asso...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for the College Playoff Semifinal Matchups and looks ahead to Week 17 in the NFL with Word Association.
Ep 56: Week 16 Word Association/NBA Christmas D...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for Week 16 in the NFL and talks about the 5 NBA games on Christmas Day.
Ep 55: CFP Rankings Spark Controversy/Week 15 W...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for Championship Weekend in College Football and discusses the weird CFP rankings with Ben Stevens from Locked On Big Ten and looks ahead to Week 15 in the NFL with Chris Boughman from Full Press Eagles.
Ep 54: NFL Week 14 Word Association/What's Up W...
On this episode, Ricky is joined by Jesse Pierson of Full Press NFL to play Week 14 Word Association. He talks about LSU's shocking win over Florida and has more on Kyrie Irving continuing to not speak to the media.
Ep 53: Week 13 Word Association/BYU-Coastal Car...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 13 in the NFL with Nick Swanson from Full Press Browns and gets you set for a Top 20 matchup between BYU and Coastal Carolina with the help of Danny Kelly from the Myrtle Beach Post and Courier
Ep 52: Thanksgiving Football Preview/Initial CF...
On this episode, Ricky gets you set for the Thanksgiving games and the weekend in the NFL and college football and is joined by Trevor Toczydlowski from Full Press Lions to preview Texans-Lions.
Ep 51: NFL Week 11 Word Association/NBA Free Ag...
Coming up this week, Ricky previews Week 11 in the NFL with Word Association and talks about NBA Free Agency.
Ep 50: NFL Week 10 Word Association/2020 NBA Dr...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 10 with NFL Word Association and previews the 2020 NBA Draft taking place Wednesday.
Ep 49: NFL Week 9 Word Association/Clemson-Notr...
On this episode, Ricky previews Week 9 of the NFL and looks ahead to Clemson-Notre Dame on Saturday
Ep 48: NFL Week 8 Word Association/World Series...
On this episode, Ricky previews Week 8 in the NFL with Word Association and gives his take on what exactly happened in Game 6 of the World Series.
Ep 47: NFL Week 7 Word Association/Big Ten Foot...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 7 in the NFL with Word Association and talks about the start of the Big Ten season.
Ep 46: NFL Week 6 Word Association/UGA-Alabama ...
On this episode, Ricky previews Week 6 of the NFL with more Word Association and previews Saturday night's game between Georgia and Alabama
Ep 45: NFL Week 5 Word Association/Yankees Exit...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to Week 5 in the NFL with more reaction to how COVID-19 has affected the league and discusses the MLB Playoffs as the Yankees head home after their ALDS loss.
Ep 44: COVID-19 hits NFL/Week 4 Word Associatio...
On this episode, Ricky talks about COVID-19 hitting the NFL, previews Week 4, and looks ahead to the Division Series in MLB
Ep 43: NFL Week 3 Word Association/2020 MLB Pla...
On this episode, Ricky previews week 3 in the NFL with Word Association and looks ahead to the upcoming MLB Postseason.
Episode 42: NFL Week 2 Word Association/MLB's N...
On this episode, Ricky previews Week 2 of the NFL Season and plays Word Association with Jake Asman of SportsMap Radio. Plus, he talks about the playoff format changes in baseball.
Ep 41: NFC 2020 Predictions/Week 1 NFL Word Ass...
On this episode, Ricky gives his predictions for the NFC in 2020 and plays a little NFL Word Association for Week 1 with Ryan Adverderada from Full Press Cardinals and Full Press 49ers
Episode 40: 2020 AFC Predictions/Remembering Sp...
On this episode, Ricky gives his predictions for the AFC in 2020 (NFC coming next week) and looks back at the lives of several sports legends we lost in the last week or so.
Ep 39: Sports Boycotts Take Center Stage/2020 U...
On this episode, Ricky gives his thoughts on the impact the sports boycotts had this week and he previews the 2020 US Open with Alex Gruskin from Cracked Raquets
Ep 38: Big 10 + Pac-12 postpone football/Lakers...
On this episode, Ricky discusses the postponement of football in the Big Ten and Pac-12, gives his thoughts on the NBA and NHL Playoffs, and why he is solely on Fernando Tatis Jr's side for swinging at a 3-0 count up 10-3.
Ep 37: PGA Championship Preview/Big 10 Schedule...
On this episode, Ricky looks ahead to the PGA Championship with Garrett Johnston, the host of the Beyond The Clubhouse Podcast and gives appreciation for Albert Pujols nearing in on a home run milestone.
Ep 36: Joe Kelly Suspension/NBA Is Back/NHL Pla...
On this episode, Ricky talks about the Joe Kelly suspension in the Dodgers-Astros game, recaps the first 2 games of the NBA Restart, and previews the NHL Playoffs with Michael Augello from Full Press NHL and TheHockeyBuzz.com..
Ep 35: COVID outbreak in MLB/Jamal Adams trade/...
On this episode, Ricky talks about the COVID-19 outbreak with the Marlins, the Jamal Adams to Seahawks trade, and previews the NBA bubble with Gerald Brown from SIRIUSXM NBA and Let's Get Technical.
Episode 34: Washington Scandal/2020 MLB Predict...
On this episode, Ricky discusses the scandal involving the Washington football team with Alan Lepore from Full Press Washington and gives his predictions for the 2020 MLB season.
Episode 33: MLS Is Back/Mahomes Gets Paid
On this episode, Ricky talks about the Patrick Mahomes contract extension and talks about the MLS Is Back Tournament with Tom Bogert from MLS Soccer
Episode 32: MLB Training Camp Begins/Cam Heads ...
On this episode, Ricky discusses the opening of MLB Training Camp, Cam Newton to the Patriots, and much more.
Ep 31: PFF's Top 50 Players; MLB Draft; NBA Ret...
On this episode, Ricky discusses the evolving situation with Colin Kaepernick, PFF's Top 50 Players list, the MLB Draft and Struggles to return to play and the NBA's upcoming resumption.