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HUBBUBBA IN AUGUSTA
— Watson celebrates at Waffle House
— Great in 2014 to have such a character
— Ate chicken burritos every night
— But now a serious champion, too
— Two green jackets validates him
— Kept poise, let Spieth make errors
— Booming drive on 13 sealed it
— Wish Woods, Phil could challenge
— Watson didn’t handle first title well
— Yelled at caddy last year, struggled
— Says a better man, now a father
— Devoted to family, American hero
JORDAN SPIETH’S BREAKTHROUGH
— Remarkable showing, despite losing
— Almost relieved Spieth didn’t win
— At 20, how handle megacelebrity?
— Media was ready to anoint him
— He made mark, has a fine future
— McIlroy, still distracted, girlfriend?
— Adam Scott disappointing
— Mickelson had back issue
— Will be big star at U.S. Open
ALDON SMITH ARREST
— Four times in trouble since 2012
— How long can 49ers deal with it?
— Kaepernick, Smith in past week
— Can’t tease Seattle PED cases
— Told TSA agent had bomb at LAX
— Obviously, still has problems
— Avoided suspension with rehab
— Now, Goodell must react
— Deadline May 3 for 2015 option
— Too bad like L.T. in wrong ways
— Premier pass rusher going to waste
— Latest criminal issue this offseason
— Goodell’s conduct policy shredded
BASEBALL REPLAY SNAFUS
— Was going too smoothly for comfort
— Red Sox burned badly Saturday
— Command Center had no Fox replay
— TV viewers can see, reviewers can’t
— Why are same feeds unavailable?
— Never trust a Bud Selig experiment
— Better have fixed for postseason
— Why use regular season for kinks?
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 14, 2014:
MANAGERS UPSET OVER REPLAY
— John Farrell, Matt Williams lose faith
— Red Sox, Nationals clearly rooked
— Took four minutes for Nats replay
— Command center still got wrong
— Where is Bud? Please retire, now
DOES THE RULE BOOK EXIST?
— Pitchers allowed to goo it up
— Opponents don’t protest, why?
— Because everyone doing it
— What about Rule 8.02?
— Substances aren’t allowed
— Inmates running Selig asylum
— Supposed to be suspended
— Lester wasn’t in World Series
— Pineda wasn’t last week
— So, eliminate rule
— Or keep running dirty game
— Again, where is Bud?
PLAYERS VS. FANS, AGAIN
— Rollins homers, cusses out fan
— Adam Jones suggested tasers
— Granderson, exchange in Anaheim
— Matt Adams in Cincinnati
— Two weeks into the season?
— Is security ready?
— Fans feel enabled, social media
— Scary environment
— Don’t blame players for fear
— Again, where is Bud?
— Brewers won nine in row, Lohse
— Braun, big factor, post-PEDs
— Dodgers winning, no Kershaw
— Yankees win 3 of 4, with injuries
— Beltre hurt, Rangers gutted
— Freeman, face of Braves
— Tampa Bay awaits Moore news
— Pick a series, follow it
— Malone, cocaine and DUI in Tampa
— St. Louis slump, wide open West
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: April 14, 2014:
— Watson is universally liked, issue-free
— Fatherhood made him grow up
— Had to handle spotlight, learned
— Like to see him win other majors
— Is he best American golfer?
— Woods out, Phil 43, why not?
— Could have rivalry with Spieth
NBA PLAYOFFS NEARING
— Can’t explain Indiana, still big issues
— Miami won’t 3-peat, LBJ fatigue
— Still like Brooklyn in East
— But must survive Chicago in series
— Pacers likely get Atlanta, Brooklyn
— Heat likely get Charlotte, Toronto
— Nets swept Heat this year
— Heat should have rested LeBron
— Still a human being, not Mack truck
WEST IS THE BEST
— Every first-round series compelling
— Clippers-Warriors loathe each other
— Spurs won’t have it easy
— Dallas a handful for OKC
MANNY PACQUAIO WINS
— So what?
— Too late for Mayweather epic
— Glad he’s sober, but now what?
— Amazing megafight couldn’t happen
— All the megamillions at stake
— All he does is weep
— Trying to gain sympathy of judge?
— Remember, not a jury trial
— Don’t be shocked if acquitted
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