Mariotti Show Replay: Thursday, March 13th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on March 13, 2014.NBA_Adam_Silver_2014

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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 13, 2014:

BELICHICK-REVIS
– No, doesn’t make Patriots the Super Bowl favorites
– People making this out to be Belichick swindle
– Desperate after Talib left, fell into Revis
– No guarantee Revis same cover corner of 3 years ago
– Attitude better in New England, but Brady needs targets
– Jets fans unhappy because Revis went to arch-rivals
– Revis the unique star willing to take 1-year deals
– Imagine athlete of his stature doing that in other leagues

BRONCOS SPLURGE
– Make no mistake, the AFC favorite
– Determined Elway pours money into defense
– Ware, Talib, Ward make defense physical, nasty
– Now not as much pressure on Manning

LOVIE SMITH
– Instantly makes statement in Tampa Bay
– Bolsters defense, names McCown starting QB
– Realized Glennon cold sabotage a terrific defense
– Tough division may keep them from playoffs
– Has something to prove after Chicago firing
– Verner may be better for long term than Revis

SPROLES
– Great weapon for Chip Kelly in Philly
– Costs them fifth-round pick and $3.5 m
– Wife penned nasty, foul-langage letter to Saints
– Better off in Kelly’s offense in the end

OTHER SIGNINGS
– Tate in Detroit, with Megatron, pressure on Stafford
– Waiting on Vick, interest not high? Jets sensible
– Decker to Jets, famous wife hit in NY tabloids
– Edelman, Peppers, Steve Smith, Nicks?

ADAM SILVER
– Says teams aren’t tanking but rebuilding
– What a pile of b.s., lost respect for him
– Teams that tanks should lower ticket prices
– Philly, Orlando, Utah, New Orleans, Milwaukee
– Class-action lawsuit waiting to happen

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 13, 2014:

RICK REILLY
– No longer writing at ESPN.com
– Best sportswriter of his generation, forced out
– Strictly a TV guy now, producing features
– Still by far their best writer, traffic-grabber
– ESPN president infatuated by Simmons
– Too easily swayed by social media sickos
– Simmons can’t write, just self-promotes
– No one respects Simmons
– What Reilly says in 500 words, Simmons can’t in 5,000
– ESPN starting African-American site
– Why not Asian-American, Italian-American, Icelandic-American?
– Death of sportswriting continues, death by ESPN

PHIL JACKSON-KOBE BRYANT
– Dr. Jerry Buss’ will is killing Lakers
– Requires son Jim to run basketball operation
– So Jackson, despite romance with Jeanie Buss, off to NY
– Kobe, Magic Johnson pleading for him to stay
– unless Dr. Buss has seance and reverses will, Jim is guy
– Magic is disgusted by Jim, says ruining franchise
– Kobe wants no part of another losing season
– Cold be miserable for him next year, may demand trade

MARCH MADNESS
– Finally starting to kick in
– Odd seeing Syracuse in ACC tournament
– Odd seeing Creighton in Big East tournament
– All result of Big Football
– Florida, Wichita State, Arizona are in as No. 1 seeds
– Kansas may be No. 3 seed because of Embiid injury
– Villanova loss to Seton Hall throws open other No. 1
– Duke in line if wins ACC tournament
– Wichita should be taken very seriously
– So should Florida, Donovan’s best coaching job

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 13, 2014:

BELICHICK-REVIS
– No, doesn’t make Patriots the Super Bowl favorites
– People making this out to be Belichick swindle
– Desperate after Talib left, fell into Revis
– No guarantee Revis same cover corner of 3 years ago
– Attitude better in New England, but Brady needs targets
– Jets fans unhappy because Revis went to arch-rivals
– Revis the unique star willing to take 1-year deals
– Imagine athlete of his stature doing that in other leagues

BRONCOS SPLURGE
– Make no mistake, the AFC favorite
– Determined Elway pours money into defense
– Ware, Talib, Ward make defense physical, nasty
– Now not as much pressure on Manning

LOVIE SMITH
– Instantly makes statement in Tampa Bay
– Bolsters defense, names McCown starting QB
– Realized Glennon cold sabotage a terrific defense
– Tough division may keep them from playoffs
– Has something to prove after Chicago firing
– Verner may be better for long term than Revis

SPROLES
– Great weapon for Chip Kelly in Philly
– Costs them fifth-round pick and $3.5 m
– Wife penned nasty, foul-language letter to Saints
– Better off in Kelly’s offense in the end

OTHER SIGNINGS
– Tate in Detroit, with Megatron, pressure on Stafford
– Waiting on Vick, interest not high? Jets sensible
– Decker to Jets, famous wife hit in NY tabloids
– Edelman, Peppers, Steve Smith, Nicks?

ADAM SILVER
– Says teams aren’t tanking but rebuilding
– What a pile of b.s., lost respect for him
– Teams that tanks should lower ticket prices
– Philly, Orlando, Utah, New Orleans, Milwaukee
– Class-action lawsuit waiting to happen

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