Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, March 21st

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on March 21, 2014.

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

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 21, 2014:
STOP USING THE TERM `UPSET’
— March better than ever because anything possible
— Parity not a naughty word, wonderful word
— March gives us new faces, stories, twists
— Buffett needn’t worry about his $1 billion
— Everyone’s bracket is busted, already
— Thursday: 4 OT games, two 12 over 5 wins
— Buzzer-beater, Louisville scare, Payne 41
— Run through Friday games
— Too many predictable Final 4s: Obama, Silver
— Florida looks vulnerable vs. Pittsburgh
— North Dakota State charming hero, coach
— Harvard now expected to advance
— What possibly is next?

INTERVIEW WITH STAN VAN GUNDY, NBC RADIO
— Not sure if Phil Jackson will succeed in NY
— Can he attract the big names?
— Will Dolan not meddle, as promised?
— Wonders why Jeanie Buss didn’t give Phil job
— Doesn’t see conflict of interest between them
— Anthony may want to consider leaving to win
— Loves March Madness, stayed up until 1 a.m.

JEANIE BUSS SAYS SHE RUNS LAKERS
— Then why didn’t she give her fiancee the job?
— Busses a dysfunctional family
— She has faith in brother Jim, Kupchak?
— Says Lakers still a “legacy franchise’’
— How will this relationship survive?
— Isn’t it now Phil vs. Jeanie?
— Has sports ever seen such a soap opera?

MATT SCHAUB TRADED TO RAIDERS
— Opens up Texans No. 1 pick to Bortles
— Must have loved what they say at pro day
— Schaub will be starter, try to revive career
— Forget Vick in Oakland, headed to Jets
— Houston fans not happy about Manziel snub
— Texans won’t live it down if he’s Favre 2.0

 

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 21, 2014:
THE DAILY INCOGNITO
— Now says wants to play for Raiders
— Report says subject to psychological test
— Should not be anywhere near the NFL
— Hypocritical to welcome Sam, forgive Richie
— NFL fears Incognito legal action
— Raiders didn’t get the memo
— Want to protect Schaub
— Can’t have this guy in locker room
— Martin would be across bay in SF, media fest

MARCH MADNESS
— Duke struggling early vs. Mercer
— Is this the next major development?
— Do not call it an upset, term no longer applies
— Friday preview
— Expect more craziness than ever in Round of 32
— Why is Cal Poly here with 19 losses?
— Not fair to SMU, others

OPENING DAY IS HERE … IN AUSTRALIA
— Opening season Down Under is ass backwards
— Campaign on to make Opening Day a national holiday
— Great idea, but can’t when Selig starts abroad
— No one cares about baseball in Australia, Bud
— Globalize, fine, but do it in February exhibitions
— No one in the mood for this
— Always about $: MLB owns 75% of Australian league
— Basketball is the global sport, NFL should give up
— Expect U.S. fans to watch in wee hours?

FANS SQUEEZED BY DODGERS’ TV NETWORK
— Litmus test for how much fans can tolerate
— If don’t have Time Warner Cable, can’t watch in SoCal
— Testing fans’ patience with greed, gouging
— Everyone in industry watching this experiment
— Dodgers took $8 billion, creates biggest disparity yet
— Tampa Bay, Oakland have no such shot in TV deals

 

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 21, 2014:
MERCER IS BEATING DUKE
— Parker playing poorly
— How will losss impact NBA decision?
— Wiggins vs. Parker had been big NCAA angle
— Mercer has seniors, experience
— Wants to be next Florida Gulf Coast
— Again, no one should be surprised
— Kept Parker off boards, dared others to beat them

KRYZEWSKI
— Botched outlet pass at end, not characteristic
— Accomplished everything, how much left?
— Health issue two weeks ago, fainted on bench
— Two more Duke years, bows out ’16 Olympics?
— Amaker next? Steve Wojo?

PLAY-BY-PLAY
— Your host brings home the Mercer victory

AROLDIS CHAPMAN
— When is MLB going to wake up? Tragedy looms
— Attempt at padded cap a farce
— Cobb says it’s nothing but a legal butt-covering
— Five pitchers struck in head, 19 months
— Again, Mr. Magoo commissioner slow to switch

 

 

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