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Mariotti Show Replay: Monday, Feb. 10th

Missed part of the show? Heres a rewind of the program on February 10, 2014.

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

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 10, 2014:

IS NFL READY FOR OPENLY GAY PLAYER?

-- Michael Sam comes out, landmark figure in American history

-- Don't be naive and think path will be easy

-- He will face hatred in own locker room, on field, in stands

-- Teams may avoid drafting him because of media attention

-- This is still league of too many Richie Incognitos

-- The myths of machismo and homosexuality collide

-- Which team best? Belichick, stern dictator, keep peace

-- If doesn't make it, will gay community understand?

INTERVIEW WITH JIM LITKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS

-- Thinks NFL is ready for Michael Sam

-- Says he feels safe in Sochi, with security web thick

-- Russians dearly need to win hockey gold

-- If America is bored, doesn't help that Vonn isn't here

-- More concerned about terrorism issues elsewhere

-- Laughs about his accommodations

-- Definitely Putin's Games

-- Says racism is shockingly tolerated

-- Russians on best behavior per anti-gay climate

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 10, 2014:

MARCUS SMART, NOT SO SMART

-- Immensely talented player is a hothead

-- Has to ignore jerk fans, even when crude

-- Shoving Texas Tech fan will damage NBA stock

-- Seemed mature, grounded when returned to school

-- Too many episodes

-- Maybe should have left as freshman

-- Shame on adults who scream insults as teenagers

-- His coach, Travis Ford, must control Smart

-- Still has chance to be a great NBA point guard

-- Franchises don't need character risks

REPERCUSSIONS OF MICHAEL SAM STORY

-- Jonathan Vilma among those not comfortable

-- Drama starts at combine in Indianapolis

-- Scrutiny on draft day, then thereafter

-- His team needs to have strong leadership

-- Time to give players private showers, stalls

-- NFL and all sports leagues can afford it

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 10, 2014

SOCHI REPORT

-- Snow kids win slopestyle events for U.S.

-- Can't write Bode-is-reformed narrative until he wins

-- Hard to believe party animal is domesticated now

-- U.S. making little noise otherwise

-- TV nights have been kind of boring

-- Poor Costas needs pinkeye doctor and cooler glasses

-- Julia Mancuso, bronze

-- Watch for Gracie Gold, new skating darling

-- Can't wait for hockey tournament

SHAUN WHITE

-- First huge U.S. moment Tuesday

-- Cut hair, too corporate now?

-- Too worried about brand for slopestyle?

-- Three-peat in halfpipe would be historic

HAS EVERYONE CALMED DOWN?

-- After initial fears, Games proceed

-- Opening Ceremony dissed Obama

-- Weather balmy

-- Halfpipe course a mess

-- Events spread out over too many night

-- Leaves diluted effect during telecasts

INTERVIEW WITH JIM LITKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

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