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The Crossover with Chris Stevens

By: Chris Stevens

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Episodes

  • HBCU Football Week Six Preview | MEAC | SWAC | SIAC | CIAA

    We're at the halfway point of the college football season and with so much more to be decided and so many more compellin ... Moreg games on the schedule, The Crossover prepares you for the weekend in Black College Football.

    The MEAC begins conference play this weekend and outside of the usual suspects, there might be a surprise contender for the conference title. Chris talks about which team that could be as well as what the contenders need to do to secure their sports.

    The SWAC East race could official end this weekend, so Chris focuses on the SWAC West, which has a surprise team at the top at the moment, but that could change.

    Chris also talks about Tennessee State's struggles, Hampton's rude CAA welcome and A&T getting better as the season goes on.

    In Division II, the SIAC has two great division races, but Chris explains why that could be coming to an end soon.

    Lastly, the CIAA has a few unexpected teams in unexpected places, so Chris talks about who's good, who's been disappointing and who's still lurking in the shadows as a contender Less

  • NFL Week 4 | Brett Favre | Aaron Judge

    Busy show this week on The Crossover has it all for you. Chris discusses Week Four In the NFL, including the Philadel ... Morethe Philadelphia Eagles being the NFL's only unbeaten team, the Baltimore Ravens needing to do right by Lamar Jackson and the London folks FINALLY getting a decent game thanks to the Saints and Vikings.

    Chris also talks about the Brett Favre Mississippi welfare scandal, which shows just how much white people get away with in this country.

    Lastly, Chris gives props to New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who now holds the American League single-season home run record and deserves kudos for an incredible season, but not at the expense of Barry Bonds or anyone else who hit more homers during an era Major League Baseball desperately wants to forget. Less

  • HBCU Football Week Five Preview | MEAC | SWAC | SIAC | CIAA

    Hurricane Ian and scheduled bye weeks give Black College Football a light schedule but still some intrigue in the matchu ... Moreps and The Crossover breaks it down.

    Chris explains why North Carolina Central and Morgan State could be on the come up in the MEAC, but why neither should overlook South Carolina State.

    Chris also talks about the SWAC and Hue Jackson's "G-rated" message that serves as more of an annoyance than a statement.

    Chris discusses the SIAC game of the week as Benedict travels to Fort Valley State with the winner most likely settling the SIAC East score vs. Albany State

    Lastly, Chris covers a light CIAA schedule with thoughts on Lincoln and Johnson C. Smith while Virginia Union continues to look like world beaters. Less

  • NBA Media Day | Ime Udoka | NFL Week Three

    The NFL is in full-swing, but the NBA is grabbing the headlines, good and bad and we discuss on the Crossover. Chris ... Morer /> Chris is fed up with Kyrie Irving and his anti-vaccination foolishness, while he tries to extend a little grace to Kevin Durant, who clearly needs to figure out who he is and wants to be. The Sixers feel this is the best team they've had in the Process and Chris says it's time to show and prove.

    Ime Udoka messed up and Chris talks about why the treatment of women in sports is directly to blame for the current mess.

    Lastly, Chris whips around the NFL with thoughts on the Eagles, Jaguars, Dolphins, Bills and Ravens, who absolutely must pay Lamar Jackson now. Less

  • HBCU Football Week Four Preview | MEAC | SWAC | SIAC | CIAA

    We're about a third of the way through Black College Football season with many more questions to be answered and The Cro ... Moressover is here to answer them as best we can.

    Chris leads off with a preview of the MEAC's games this week and some quick insight on Virginia University of Lynchburg, who is much improved this season. Chris also discusses why A&T is desperate for a win heading into Big South play and how South Carolina State won't be so quick to let them have it.

    Chris previews the SWAC schedule for the week along with some thoughts on Deion Sanders and how Jackson State could benefit from the focus just being on the field and not what "Coach Prime" says in press conferences.

    Chris gives love to the SIAC, which has no shortage of contenders for its conference crown, most notably Benedict, Lane, Miles, Fort Valley State and of course Albany State.

    The CIAA looks to be interesting this week and Chris talks about Bowie State getting back on track after losing to Shaw and asking the question on everybody's mind - what is happening to Winston-Salem State? Less

  • NFL Week Two | Herman Edwards | Aaron Judge | Las Vegas Aces | WNBA

    There's a new WNBA champion, a possible Super Bowl favorite...and a really messed up way to get fired on this edition of ... More The Crossover.

    Chris talks about the Buffalo Bills separating themselves from the pack early while the Eagles look the part of the contenders, the Chiefs are still good and the Lions are improving.

    Chris also talks why he felt Lamar Jackson should have held out after not getting the contract he wanted (and is owed).

    Chris also discusses Arizona State firing football coach Herman Edwards...ON THE FIELD.

    Aaron Judge is having a great season by any standards and Chris explains why he is the undisputed American League MVP and why the Yankees absolutely should pay him this offseason.

    Last but certainly not least, the Las Vegas Aces vibed their way to a WNBA title with the league MVP and Coach of the Year leading the way. Chris discusses the Aces' wild celebration, what made them great and what will make them great in the future. Less

  • HBCU Football Week Three Preview | MEAC | SWAC | SIAC | CIAA

    It's a busy weekend in the Black College Football world, and of course The Crossover's got you covered with previews for ... More this weekend's game as well as a quick recap of a big Thursday night battle in the SIAC.

    Chris begins the show with a very special announcement that you all might enjoy, then discusses the MEAC schedule which is highlighted by Howard battling Morehouse in the first ever HBCU/NY Football Classic at MetLife Stadium on Saturday. Can Howard get a win? Will Norfolk State beat Hampton in the Battle of the Bay? Just how bad will DSU take out their frustrations on Virginia-Lynchburg?

    Down in the SWAC, the game of the week is Jackson State vs. Grambling State, Deion Sanders vs. Hue Jackson in what could be a SWAC title game preview. Chris has that action as well as Southern vs. Texas Southern at AT&T stadium.

    The SIAC should be on notice after Benedict handled handled Savannah State Thursday night. Chris talks about that game and what it could mean for the Tigers moving forward.

    Lastly, Virginia Union had the biggest upset in Division II last week and somehow did not make the national rankings. Chris discusses the Panthers' big win and the rest of the CIAA schedule, which is all inter-conference this week. Less

  • NFL Week One | WNBA Finals | Major League Baseball home stretch | Black Coach Dilemma

    Week One of the National Football League regular season is in the books and you can guess who's already in trouble, but ... Morelet the Crossover tell you anyway!

    Chris breaks down the best and the worst of the NFL's opening weekend, including who looks like a winner and who looks like they might be a winner for the first pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

    Chris also discusses the WNBA Finals, which has gone very well for the Las Vegas Aces to date with league MVP A'ja Wilson and point guard Chelsea Gray leading the way.

    Chris talks about the Major League Baseball home stretch, where more than 50 percent of all teams still have serious and possible mid-October baseball dreams.

    Lastly, Chris discusses Mickey Joseph's temporary job as University of Nebraska's head football coach and why we are still talking about the first Black anything in the year of our Lord 2022. Less

  • HBCU Football Week Two Preview | MEAC | SWAC | SIAC | CIAA

    Week Two of the Black College Football Schedule has a ton of interesting games, and The Crossover will set the stage for ... More you.

    Chris discusses the MEAC's non-conference schedule, including Delaware State losing a key piece early in the season.

    The SWAC has a few must-wins across the board, and Chris explains why losing games like the Southern Heritage Classic actually hurts HBCU football.

    Chris also discusses the SIAC's continuing quest for NCAA Division II relevance and the CIAA's last bit of business before their conference schedules begin. Less

  • WNBA Playoffs | Las Vegas Aces | Connecticut Sun | Chicago Sky | Seattle Storm | NFL Preview | AEW

    The NFL returns, the WNBA is close to crowning a champion and AEW is...close to losing the war vs. WWE ALREADY! In th ... Morebr /> In this edition of The Crossover, Chris previews the upcoming NFL season, featuring his picks to win each division as well as storylines of note for several teams, such as Lamar Jackson's quest to be paid, the unretirement of Tom Brady and much more.

    The WNBA finals are almost set and Chris talks about the Las Vegas Aces looking like the clear cut favorites, while Connecticut and Chicago battle it out to see who will face the Aces in the finals.

    Last but certainly not least, C.M. Punk STAYS in some mess and Chris explains his common denominator theory regarding Punk and AEW's uncertain future. Less