Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo debate Astros-Yankees ALCS

Wednesday on First Take, Stephen A. Smith and Chris "Mad Dog" Russo discuss which team they see advancing to the ALCS as the series gets started tonight on TBS.

Stephen A. is taking the Yankees to win, not surprising, with Russo predicting the Astros will win in six games. One interesting note, though, Stephen A. said he believes the Astros are the "better" team, but he's still riding with his Yankees.

Check out the video above to see the full discussion.

Most Popular

James Harden returned to Houston Monday night and lost to the Rockets in double overtime. After the game, Harden complimented the maturation of the Rockets young players, and had some nice things to say about Houston.

Harden has a player option and can opt out after the season, which has some Rockets fans wondering if he would consider returning to Houston and taking over as the team's primary ball handler.

Plus, Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has said he wouldn't rule out Harden returning at some point.

Be sure to watch the video above as we break down all the angles involving a potential fit for James Harden with Houston's young core of players, and much more.

If you enjoy the videos, subscribe on YouTube to get our latest content.

Catch The Bench with John and Lance weekdays from 7-10 AM on ESPN 97.5 and 92.5.

Most Popular

SportsMap Emails
Are Awesome

Listen Live

ESPN Houston 97.5 FM