Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, April 18th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on April 18, 2014

The Mariotti Show streams live M-F noon to 3 ET.

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 18, 2014:

UNDERRATED TIME IN SPORTS
– Beginning of NBA, NHL playoffs
– Almost every market involved
– Teams fighting for playoff lives

YASIEL PUIG DRAMA
– Story should be treated very seriously
– Dangerous people helped him flee Cuba
– Human traffickers, drug cartel
– Owes 20% of all earnings to some
– Need 24/7 security for him
– As it is, a very emotional player
– Only 23, where is this story going?
– Very public, find him 162 days
– As if Dodgers don’t have issues
– All the Cuban players have stories

NHL PLAYOFFS
– Will be hard for Chicago to repeat
– Quick not same goalie these days
– Is this San Jose’s year, finally?
– Bruins favored, more Boston Strong
– Stamkos brilliance, needs more help

NBA PLAYOFFS PREVIEW
– Spurs want revenge, fifth title
– Would stamp as 3-decade dynasty
– LeBron exhausted? Will be factor
– No evidence Indiana will rebound
– Want an upset? Memphis over OKC
– LeBron vs. Jordan, in a sense
– Griffin must ignore cheap shots
– No coach more vital than Rivers
– Could be Spurs-Clippers in West
– No one wants to face Thibs-Noah
– Rockets? All up to Howard’s psyche
– Dallas easy pickings for Spurs
– Raptors, Wizards could win series
– Nets a mystery, thrive or die early

 

 

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 18, 2014:

NBA PLAYOFFS
– Preview each series
– Pick winners

YANKEES KEEP WINNING
– It’s early, sure, but pitching jelling
– AL East will be an attrition war
– If Rays fall off, Price will be traded

NHL PLAYOFFS

 

 

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 18, 2014:

UNDERRATED TIME IN SPORTS
– Beginning of NBA, NHL playoffs
– Almost every market involved
– Teams fighting for playoff lives

YASIEL PUIG DRAMA
– Story should be treated very seriously
– Dangerous people helped him flee Cuba
– Human traffickers, drug cartel
– Owes 20% of all earnings to some
– Need 24/7 security for him
– As it is, a very emotional player
– Only 23, where is this story going?
– Very public, find him 162 days
– As if Dodgers don’t have issues
– All the Cuban players have stories

INTERVIEW, JEREMY ROENICK
– NHL on NBC analyst talks playoffs
– Olympics good for NHL or not?
– Is Chicago in trouble?
– Boston the favorite?
– Jonathan Quick tired?
– How many Winter Classics a year?
– Why can’t a Canadian team win Cup?

 

 

 

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