Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, Feb. 7th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on February 7, 2014.

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

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 7, 2014:
SOCHI OPENING CEREMONY
– Amid tense backdrop, Sochi celebrates
– Only four of five rings are light up
– U.S. team isn’t shown on arena TV
– Hard to juxtopose Olympic joy with serious issues

NBC TV COVERAGE
– Costas has pinkeye, looks like Peabody
– Little coverage Thursday night on serious issues
– Felt like a dry TV run, all skis and skating
– NBC cannot protect Sochi, IOC because of rights deal

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 7, 2014:
ALLEGED TERRORISM ATTEMPT
– Airline passenger claims to have bomb
– Wanted Istanbul-bound flight diverted to Sochi
– Flight arrives in Turkey, passengers safe
– A man from Ukraine
– Be prepared for such disruptions next two weeks

SOCHI OPENING CEREMONY
– Putin’s Russia on display
– Trying to recalibrate our perceptions
– DIfficult when fear, suspicion in air

JAMEIS WINSTON
– Says he’s staying two more years
– Don’t hold your breath
– If he’s No. 1 pick in ’15, gone
– Nice sentiment, to stay in school

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 7, 2014
SOCHI OPENING CEREMONY
– Tretiak, great Russian goalie, lights cauldron with Rodnina
– Sharapova involved in handoff
– Hockey so vital to new Russia, recalling Soviet Red Army in ’80
– When U.S. plays Russia, Miracle on Ice hype heavy
– FInishes without incident

HOCKEY TOURNAMENT
– Why do Bettman, owners want to get rid of Olympic showcase?
– Some of greatest Olympic drama ever
– Snider, Flyers owner, rips tournament
– NHL wants to be paid, IOC says no chance

TANKING IN NBA
– Jeff Van Gundy says East filled with tankers
– Anyone truly worth tanking for?
– Hard to project NBA plateaus for Wiggins, Parker
– Remember, fans paying big money for this

 

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