(WHTM) — Ben Simmons is finally out of the Sixers organization, and Philadelphia now welcomes James Harden after one of the biggest trades in recent NBA history. Does Harden make the 76ers a NBA title contender?

Plus, can Micah Shrewsberry become the winningest coach in Penn State Men’s Basketball history? Maybe that’s not so far fetched. More than that, as the dust settles on Penn State football’s coaching carousel and signing day surprises… is this team built to win a championship in the next two seasons?

Finally, the podcast breaks down our Super Bowl reactions. The Rams win feels expected, and frankly, feels boring. Is Matt Stafford now a Hall of Fame candidate? Did anyone care about the game? It was a lackluster ending to an incredible NFL playoffs.


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Also in the episode

College basketball has the best home court advantage: Top teams in college basketball win like 90 percent of their games at home. That has to be the most dominant home court/field advantage of any sport.

Penn State football is two years away: What James Franklin has built the past three years with the pieces he has brought in will put the Nittany Lions in the position to make the CFP within the next two season. What’s the only thing still holding them back? Their quarterback.

James Harden won’t change the Sixers: Philly gave up too much to get James Harden. And the beard is not enough to win an Eastern Conference Finals.

Meet the voices behind the podcast: Allie Berube and Logan Reever. The Sports Extra Podcast is designed to bring listeners closer to the games, teams, and athletes they love. The podcast will dive deeper than the hosts can go on TV.

The Sports Extra Podcast releases episodes every Thursday. The goal is to talk about national sports with a local flair. Allie & Logan bring guests on each week to share their perspectives on sports.

You can catch The Sports Extra Podcast presented by abc27 each week. The team drops new episodes every Thursday. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or right here on abc27.com.