Mariotti Show Replay: Friday, March 7th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on March 7, 2014.Bob_Costas_2014

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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 7, 2014:

LEBRON BLAMES SHORT SLEEVES?
– Says tight-fitting jerseys cause shooting issues
– Can’t be on Mt. Rushmore then … absurd excuse
– 1-for-17 outside paint last 2 games
– Leonard in his grill in Spurs’ blowout
– Even stoic, curt Popovich excited
– Never, ever dismiss Spurs, have health back
– Silver says jerseys don’t cause shooting woes
– LeBron better adjust, because jerseys popular

KNICKS TALK TO PHIL JACKSON
– They want him to coach, he doesn’t want to
– Wants to be a team president/GM, like Riley

NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE ALL LANDMINES
– Conference playoffs will be fierce
– Phoenix beats OKC … who wants to play Suns?
– Dragic, Green, Hornacek great job
– Clippers destroy Lakers, role reversal
– Stunning to see Lakers this bad, despite injuries
– OKC, Clippers, Spurs, Rockets … wide open

MORE PROBLEMS IN COLLEGE ARENAS
– UC Santa Barbara fan confronts Hawaii coach
– Arrested, should be expelled
– Third such incident in last month
– Worried March Madness will be too mad
– Social media enables knuckleheads
– Monkey see, monkey do … spawns copycats
– NCAA, arenas better be ready in tournament

FRANK MARTIN
– South Carolina coach suspended a game for verbally abusing players
– Bob Knight methods don’t work in 2014
– With so much anger in college basketball air, don’t need this
– He was hired there after temper issues at Kansas State
– Thing is, very calm and measured guy off court
– Admits he has a problem, has to work on it

BOB COSTAS
– Reports say Olympic pinkeye caused by Botox
– Amazing the attention paid to this
– No doubt he’s a Botox juicer
– Also the best sportscaster of his generation
– Misused by NBC … turn him loose as commentator

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 7, 2014:

TIGER WOODS STRUGGLING AGAIN
– Falls behind at Doral, news keeps getting worse
– Bad news piling so high, will he recover?
– At start of golf twilight at 38, injuries major concern
– Is he becoming a sympathetic story?
– 27 fans watching him after rain delay
– At least no grimaces

NOTRE DAME GAY TENNIS PLAYER COMES OUT
– This will be a common occurance now
– More complex issue at Catholic university
– Said tried to commit suicide two years ago

OSCAR PISTORIUS MURDER TRIAL
– Ex-girlfriend describes temper
– Very rough week for Pistorius
– Thought we knew him, didn’t
– When are we going to learn?

WICHITA STATE
– Don’t suscribe to theory must lose before tournament
– Capable of winning it all, go after history
– If have zero losses, biggest story entering tournament
– This isn’t first rodeo, successful last year
– Singalong with Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman”

NFL
– Vick sweepstakes: Vikings, Jets, Bucs, Raiders
– Philly wants him back, but he wants to start
– Free agency starts next week
– Jimmy Graham: should be paid as WR, not TE
– Bucs should deal Revis, use $16 m on Tillman, others
– Manziel joins Nike, which will trademark Johnny Football
– More reports that Houston leaning away from Manziel
– If Texans take Bortles and Manziel becomes star, yikes

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 7, 2014:

LEBRON BLAMES SHORT SLEEVES?
– Says tight-fitting jerseys cause shooting issues
– Can’t be on Mt. Rushmore then … absurd excuse
– 1-for-17 outside paint last 2 games
– Leonard in his grill in Spurs’ blowout
– Even stoic, curt Popovich excited
– Never, ever dismiss Spurs, have health back
– Silver says jerseys don’t cause shooting woes
– LeBron better adjust, because jerseys popular

KNICKS TALK TO PHIL JACKSON
– They want him to coach, he doesn’t want to
– Wants to be a team president/GM, like Riley

NBA WESTERN CONFERENCE ALL LANDMINES
– Conference playoffs will be fierce
– Phoenix beats OKC … who wants to play Suns?
– Dragic, Green, Hornacek great job
– Clippers destroy Lakers, role reversal
– Stunning to see Lakers this bad, despite injuries
– OKC, Clippers, Spurs, Rockets … wide open

MORE PROBLEMS IN COLLEGE ARENAS
– UC Santa Barbara fan confronts Hawaii coach
– Arrested, should be expelled
– Third such incident in last month
– Worried March Madness will be too mad
– Social media enables knuckleheads
– Monkey see, monkey do … spawns copycats
– NCAA, arenas better be ready in tournament

FRANK MARTIN
– South Carolina coach suspended a game for verbally abusing players
– Bob Knight methods don’t work in 2014
– With so much anger in college basketball air, don’t need this
– He was hired there after temper issues at Kansas State
– Thing is, very calm and measured guy off court
– Admits he has a problem, has to work on it

BOB COSTAS
– Reports say Olympic pinkeye caused by Botox
– Amazing the attention paid to this
– No doubt he’s a Botox juicer
– Also the best sportscaster of his generation
– Misused by NBC … turn him loose as commentator

 

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