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August 6, 1:00 PM ET
Chat with Scott Van Pelt

ESPNRadio.com
  (1:00 PM)

Hanging out in the SVP Show meeting. They're wondering why everyone hates on the Red Sox-Yankees series, but then they all watch it. Any ideas?

Darin Ferguson (East Lansing, Michigan)

I enjoy watching the show on ESPN 2. You have gave me a new term to use with my buddies. We actually go out and "eat" some beers now. Thanks for the term...love it. Have been watching Rescue Me since it started, now I "eat" beers while I'm watching. Keep up the great work!

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:03 PM)

Eating beers implies a heavy volume. You can drink a couple of beers, but if you are eating beers, you are going deep. And you probably should have 18" arms, but that's a different story.

Luke (Bay City, MI)

Tiger mentioned two guys dancing in green body suits around the 17th hole during the Buick Open. Were you one of the guys in the green body suits? If you were, I give you credit for your dance moves.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:05 PM)

Typically at a golf event, I take my shirt off and wear cut off jean shorts (roofer style). So that wasn't me. But whoever that dude was, mad dirty backflips for him. A texter gave us that compliment (?) yesterday. And I am repurposing. Thank you.

Tom (DC)

Scotty VP in the house! I know you've been to MIA before. What's the best hot spot for single dudes looking for some fun?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:07 PM)

Shore Club, The Fountainbleu (sp?), really anywhere. Really anywhere on South Beach. Ryen's suggestion for us is; outside. Anywhere outside. And he's right.

Kris (Lakeland)

Do u think the gators can repeat as national champions thanks.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:09 PM)

There are so many hurdles between here and there, but it's hard to imagine them stumbling. The game @ LSU is scary, because that place is spooky at night. But other than that, I don't know how many games they can lose.

ZACK (Ohio)

Scott, have you made any more commercials that we haven't seen yet?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:11 PM)

Yeah. There's one out there with me and Scott Boras. We've got some more that we're shooting this month but I don't know with who yet.

Fake SVP (Bristol)

I just admitted that I'm scared of being in Baton Rouge at night. I'm a fraidy-cat.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:12 PM)

Au Contraire. I will eat gumbo, drink bourbon, and hang out anytime. I am not afeared of Mike the Tiger. Or of Walk-ons.

Ken (Scottsdale, AZ)

Scott, you're a smart guy...Can you explain to my why Mort decided to skip visiting the defending NFC Champions? And you wonder why people on the west coast think ESPN could care less about them.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:13 PM)

In all honesty, I think Mort's bus tour has a lot more to do with geographics than anything else. He's not on the East Coast either. That damn ESPN and their anti-East Coast bias.

Eric (Livingston)

Is that a new one with Scott Boras? Weren't you already in one with him where he negotiated the price of your lunch?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:14 PM)

That was Rosenhaus.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:14 PM)

I'm going for the Triple Crown of agents.

Todd (IL)

I love you. I know its not a question but....

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:14 PM)

Thank you.

Eric (Livingston)

Same person, different sports.

Marc (Charlotte)

Who is the third agent then SVP?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:15 PM)

Any ideas?

Drew Rosenhaus (Florida)

Remind me never to represent Eric (Livingston) in negotiations.

Dan (Buffalo, NY)

Leon Rose?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:17 PM)

Do people know what he looks like? We all know his name...but....

JAM (Indiana)

Who's winning the NBA finals this year?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:18 PM)

This is either really early, or really late. Although I'm sure if you ask Russillo in his chat, he'll answer it.

Seebs (Mifflinburg,PA)

Van Pizzi ~ When and should JoePa step down from Mount Nittany? Welcome back to the airwaves....

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:20 PM)

Never. He's the only human that is getting off the island alive. His hairline is thicker now at 82 than mine was my senior year in high school. Although, I did have a sweet water buffalo middle part.

Ken (Scottsdale, AZ)

ESPN's coverage has more to do with "geography" what else is new? Thank you for making my point.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:21 PM)

I did make a joke Ken, but the point is, he's in a bus. So the camps he's visiting are all in the center of the country. It's not an intentional slight of Arizona.

Joe (LA)

Ari Gold?

Arli$$ (Hollywood)

I'm available SVP.

Justin (Chicago)

I graduated from UW when you gave our graduation speech. I was talking to a Northwestern alum who had Maya Angelou speak. We couldn't decide who's was better, since you two are exactly alike in all aspects of life.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:22 PM)

Me and Maya were hanging out freestylin last night at the Russillo bash. She spits mad game. In all seriousness, I have that as...advantage Northwestern. And I apologize to you and the grads in Madison. It was an honor though.

Joe (DC)

Favorite drinking games (now or college)?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:23 PM)

I missed Beer Pong. I don't even know what you do. Or how you play it. I was never a game player, we just ate beers.

Eric (Livingston)

SVP is definitley blacker than Maya Angelou

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:23 PM)

Respect.

Steve (Syracuse)

What playoff team from the NFL last year do you see falling on their face this year SVP?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:24 PM)

This is a good idea for a topic on the show. I will dig into it and do something on it next week.

Keith (Fayetteville)

Do u think my Rays can make the playoffs.

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:25 PM)

Our baseball guys seem less optimistic than me. If you recall last year, I was pretty vocal in my support of the team and in calling out "fans" who couldn't be bothered to show up. I just don't know if they can catch whoever loses the East.

Marc (Charlotte)

SVP, I saw a clip of you from the Golf Channel a few days ago. You used to have hair.

Marc (Charlotte)

SVP, I saw a clip of you on the Golf Channel. You used to have hair... What happened?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:26 PM)

Genetics. Did you notice how hot I was? It was almost not fair. God likes to even the playing field.

chris d. (dallas texas)

do you think think this will be the eagles years to win the super bowl?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:27 PM)

Wait...are you an Iggles fan in Dallas? How's that work?

Donnie (Indy)

The World Series participants will be...?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:29 PM)

playing a best of 7 between the AL

Craig G. (Fairfield, California)

SVP, what is your dream car?

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:29 PM)

I'm not a car guy really. I drive a Range Rover which is nice. I'm not the kinda guy who even knows what kind of engine is in it.

Joe (Miami)

On a scale of 9-10, how excited are you for fantasy football to start? Woo hoo!!!

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:30 PM)

You know me Joe! Can't wait! Been reading fantasy draft manuals in my storm trooper outfit!

Scott Van Pelt
  (1:31 PM)

Check out the show when we will explain why "Stankonia" was a great Outkast album, but is no place for your NFL team to be. Thanks for the questions, have a good day, see you next week.