MLB served punishments to the Houston Astros after a lengthy investigation proving Houston’s illegal use of technology to steal signs during their 2017 season–in which they won the World Series. The Red Sox parted ways with their manager Alex Cora due to his connection with the investigation. We dissect the topic of sign-stealing and how … Continued
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss the flaws in the NFL’s current overtime system. Both hosts come up with their own “new” rule of how the NFL should approach games in overtime. We also find out Michelle’s favorite Christmas present and how Ben made the dean’s list in college!
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss whether the NBA’s new approach of “load management” is a positive or negative change for the sports world. Who is affected most by players sitting out due to “load management”? Which active NBA player isn’t conforming to the new ideology?
The 2019 MLB Winter Meetings have concluded! The biggest takeaway is the shift of MLB front offices hiring younger and less-experienced managers than ever before. Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss and delve into the cause and effects of this new trend. Also, this week’s GOAT Moment won’t make you cry—unless you’re a Red Sox … Continued
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander debate whether or not a Hall Of Fame career is valued more than winning a championship nowadays. Millennial Sports Talk uses the fans’ perspective and the athletes’ perspective to note the changes over time of what defines a “winner” in sports. Is the “individual performance” more important to this age … Continued
Michelle Margaux and Ben Verlander discuss whether the use of social media is helping (or hurting) the sports world. Some questions discussed on this episode: Should athletes be able to talk smack to each other via social media? What athlete has the most followers? Ben tells a funny story about how his friend got an MLB … Continued
Ben Verlander and Michelle Margaux give you a brief introduction to their sports background. They tell you what to expect on “Millennial Sports Talk”. Oh, and you find out a fun fact about Ben.
Michelle Margaux & Ben Verlander
Michelle Margaux is a California native whose love for sports began when she grew up an avid fan of the Sacramento Kings. She attended the University of San Diego where she majored in Communication and Political Science. Her reporting/hosting career has taken her through the San Diego Padres, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Rockets, and Houston Astros organizations. Michelle has a passion for traveling, spending time with her family, and bagels. (She really likes bagels)