Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre

Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre

Fox Sports’ Jason McIntyre sets the agenda for the day by providing bold opinions on the biggest stories in sports including the day’s biggest sports betting topics. Straight Fire also features insiders and newsmakers as contributing guests.

Episodes

June 17, 2024 35 mins

On today’s episode, Jason discusses why these NBA Finals  are lacking the buzz you’d expect heading into a pivotal Game 5 between the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks, what – if anything – we can take for the Mavs’ blowout win in Game 4, Angel Reese’s flagrant foul on Caitlin Clark that got the social media world buzzing on Sunday, whether Clark has eclipsed LeBron James and Aaron Rodgers as the most polarizing athlete in Am...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the Jacksonville Jaguars’ decision to make Trevor Lawrence the highest paid quarterback in NFL history in terms of average annual history, why despite average overall statistics the Jags may have had no choice but to give Lawrence the bag and whether T-Law is better than anybody in the next crop of NFL quarterbacks looking to break the bank (Dak Prescott, Tua Tagovailoa and Jordan Love). Finally,...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the biggest reasons why the Boston Celtics now own a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals, why Boston’s dominant run through the regular season and the playoffs has been for the analytics crowd, whether any team can realistically matchup with this team and their style of play moving forward and why Luka Doncic’s Game 4 performance was so disappointing.

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the latest reports following Dan Hurley’s decision to decline an offer to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and why it’s fair to say that there’s a Cold War brewing between the Lakers front office and LeBron James/Klutch Sports. Later, J-Mac hits us with Best Bets for Game 3 of the NBA Finals, including how you should handicap the uncertainty surrounding Kristaps Porzingis’ ank...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses Dan Hurley’s controversial decision to spurn the Los Angeles Lakers and return to coach at UConn, the narrative that Hurley and ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski used the Lakers as leverage to get more money from the Huskies and whether the club will pivot back to JJ Redick to fill their head coaching vacancy. Later, J-Mac shares a wild Instagram direct message exchange he had with Kevin Durant and wonde...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses whether the Dallas Mavericks have it in them to crawl out of their 0-2 series hole to win the NBA Finals, how much blame Kyrie Irving deserves for what’s gone wrong for the Mavs throught he first two games and what makes Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and the rest of these Boston Celtics such a matchup nightmare for Dallas. Later, J-Mac goes in on Team USA Women’s Basketball for inexplicably leaving ...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses how the return of Kristaps Porzingis powered the Boston Celtics to a blowout win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, why it’s clear that the Mavs are going to need more than just a steady dose of Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving to win the series, the bombshell report that the Los Angeles Lakers plan to offer their head coaching job to UConn Men’s Basketball Coach Dan Hurley and wh...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses which individual and series-long bets he's firing on heading into Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, why the overall health of Kristaps Porzingis could be the determining factor in whether or not the Boston Celtics wind up winning the NBA championship, why there's (unfortunately) no realistic path for Luka Doncic to finish his career as a top-10 player in NBA history - even if he does en...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses CJ Stroud's assertion that Eli Manning had a better NFL career than Aaron Rodgers, whether or not Stroud making controversial comments like that is good for the Houston Texans, Tua Tagovailoa's ongoing contract negotiations with the Miami Dolphins and if Tua is deserving of a 'top of the market' deal, why it's so imperative for the Jacksonville Jaguars to get a contract extension done with Trevor...

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On today's episode, Jason discusses Justin Jefferson's record-setting contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings and uses it as a backdrop for his overall point that the financial bubble around the NFL wide receiver market is bound to burst sooner than later. Plus, actor Sheldon Bailey swings by to discuss his role in the new Hulu/FX series 'Clipped' on the end of the Donald Sterling era of Los Angeles Clippers basketball, his e...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the viral incident from Saturday where Caitlin Clark was maliciously shoved in the back by an opponent, why it feels like most WNBA players around the league have it out for her, why Clark's own Indiana Fever teammates still haven't really come to her defense throughout all this and whether or not the powers that be in the WNBA need to step in and protect their golden goose.

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses Luka Doncic’s and Kyrie Irving’s virtuoso performances that propelled the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals, whether the Minnesota Timberwolves should run it back or look to trade Karl-Anthony Towns this offseason following an unceremonious playoff exit, the overall importance of roster matchups when it comes to the NBA Playoffs, why Jayson Tatum continues to take arrows from members of the spor...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses Justin Jefferson’s ongoing contract negotiations with the Minnesota Vikings and how we could be on the verge of the NFL wide receiver salary bubble bursting in the very near future, why Paul George could be the one to shift the balance of power in the NBA this summer and the likelihood that the Los Angeles Lakers settle on JJ Redick as their next head coach. Finally, J-Mac closes his show with a ...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves beating the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 to keep their season alive, the biggest reason for Kyrie Irving’s clunker of a performance given his stellar history in closeout games, the likelihood that Minnesota decides to trade Karl-Anthony Towns this offseason (possibly to the Philadelphia 76ers?) and whether or not the Wolves should keep their core toget...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the Dallas Mavericks taking an insurmountable 3-0 series lead over the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western Conference Finals, why he believes this currents Mavs squad is the most fun NBA team since the 2017 Golden State Warriors, the likelihood that the Minnesota Timberwolves wind up trading Karl-Anthony Towns this upcoming offseason and whether the Mavs or the Boston Celtics should be viewed a...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses why the Boston Celtics’ blowout victory over Indiana in Game 2 actually has him feeling less optimistic about their chances of winning a championship, why it’s clear that the Pacers need to acquire another star player to fit alongside Tyrese Haliburton and Pascal Siakam, why The Ringer’s decision to place Anthony Edwards ahead of Luka Doncic on their Top 25 Under 25 list is only looking worse aft...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the Dallas Mavericks’ impressive Game 1 win on the road over Minnesota, the matchup problems that Luka Doncic presents for the vaunted Timberwolves defense, why Anthony Edwards probably regrets talking tough before the series even started and our fearless leader might owe Kyrie Irving a big apology. Finally, J-Mac closes the show with a very brief Thursday night edition of the Best Bet. 

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses how the Indiana Pacers managed to blow Game 1 (not once but twice) against the Boston Celtics, whether or not Indiana is going to be able to regroup mentally after such a devastating loss, why all the Jayson Tatum haters need to fall back following his clutch performance in Game 1 and where Tatum ranks amongst the NBA players you’d most like to build around. Finally, J-Mac closes the show with a ...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the media spin coming out of Los Angeles that LeBron James had nothing to do with Darvin Ham’s firing and isn’t involved at all in their current head coaching search, why he’s picking Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks to beat Anthony Edwards and the Minnesota Timberwolves in the Western Conference Finals and whether the Indiana Pacers have any realistic chance of beating the Boston Celtics in ...

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On today’s episode, Jason discusses the Denver Nuggets inexplicably blowing a 20-point second half lead in their Game 7 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, why all this newfound parity in the NBA is actually a bad thing, why the current Western Conference Finals runs by the Timberwolves and Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks should be enough for Donovan Mitchell to do everything he can to avoided being traded to the Western Conference,...

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