Mariotti Show Replay: Thursday, March 6th
Missed part of the show? Here?s a rewind of the program on March 6, 2014.
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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 6, 2014:
-- Another health scare in Wake Forest game
-- Coaches can't let job becomes death sentence
-- Already greatest all-time college coach
-- Yes, better than Wooden, because of Olympics
-- At 67, shouldn't push too hard
-- Fox, Kubiak examples of pushing too hard
-- Duke not a top national-title contender
TANKING IN NBA
-- Form of consumer fraud
-- Teams that tank should reduce prices
-- Philly dreadful, yet $170 10 rows up
-- N.O. tanks to steal top 5 pick from Philly
-- Silver has dangerous issue on hands
-- Stan Van Gundy says Orlando tanking
-- Two-year college minimum part of this
-- No certainty this draft worth tanking for
-- Starting to become a sad story
-- Needs good showing at Doral for momentum
-- Another 0-for in majors ends Jack talk
-- Injuries now his biggest rival
-- Can't get by psyche issues/majors if injured
LEBRON, HEAT VS. SPURS
-- After day off, statement game in Finals rematch
-- If not for Ray Allen, Spurs would have won title
-- Spurs healthier, Leonard back, 1 1/2 behind Thunder
-- Heat chasing Indiana, No. 1 seed vital for a Game 7
-- Popovich been thinking about LeBron since June
MICHAEL VICK TO VIKINGS?
-- Peterson pushing hard
-- To be competitive, should sign him
-- Draft a QB if he's there at No. 8
-- Manziel, Bridgewater, Bortles won't be
BEARS CUT HESTER LOSE
-- Greatest returner ever, Hall of Famer
-- Runbacks were work of art, underappreciated
-- Wants to rejoin Lovie Smith with Tampa Bay team
JOE MADDON AS IVERSON
-- No one breaks up spring monotony like Maddon
-- His version of ``practice'' rant
-- His team is AL East favorite
KEN GRIFFEY JR.'S ESPN INTERVIEW
-- Almost looked comatose, mumbled one-word answers
-- Linda Cohn scolded him on Twitter, he apologized
-- Said he was having coughing fit
-- Hope he's OK. Had emotional issues in past.
-- He and Frank Thomas best non-PED sluggers of era
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 6, 2014:
TIGER WOODS UPDATE
-- Already five shots behind Jason Dufner
-- At what point will we stop caring about Woods?
-- Rory McIlroy, after collapse, starts hot at Doral
-- ESPN asked him what is important about Jack's 18?
-- To his credit, Woods explained and did't buy in
-- Bad for golf when Tiger not contending
10-SECOND RULE TABLED
-- Nick Saban now has lost three straight
-- Two games at end of season, now this
-- Tried to protect old-school ball from speed game
-- No data that up-tempo offenses cause more injuries
-- Spread offense good for game, more exciting
-- Saban, Bielema need to figure out Malzahn, Oregon, etc.
-- Fisher has melded best of Saban with 21st-century
-- Florida State, not Alabama, is supreme program
-- How is Lane Kiffin going to help Saban?
-- This is not the LeBron, Carmelo, Bosh, Wade draft
-- No assurance Parker, most NBA-ready, even coming out
-- Wiggins, Embiid still raw. Aaron Gordon?
-- Smart hurt by temper issues
-- Kentucky freshmen, other than Randle, not big factors
-- Dante Exum, Australia.
-- Ian Kinsler vs. Jon Daniels
-- Tanaka Watch
-- Mets only spending $87 m, MLBPA watching closely
-- Need to hear more from Trout, Harper, Puig
-- If spring is promotional time, promote electric youth
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: March 6, 2014:
CARMELO ANTHONY TO CHICAGO?
-- Noah trying to recruit him, per ESPN
-- Chicago needs a breakout scorer
-- No assurance about Rose's future
-- Noah has become unique star in league
-- Thibodeau not going to New York
-- Anthony must get out of New York
-- Wife may want to stay, or go to L.A.
-- Lakers will make a run at him
-- Knicks should blow it up, start over
-- Calipari still making most sense there
OTHER MAJOR FREE AGENTS
-- Potentially, LeBron and Bosh
-- All depends on championship or not
-- Nowitzki a surprising option
-- Cuban should blow up his team
HEAT VS. SPURS
-- Only good sports TV to watch at moment
-- March Madness doesn't start till mid-March
-- How did Sports Monster let this happen?
-- This will have playoff intensity
-- Testimony of witnesses piling against him
-- Had emotional issues, gun issues
-- But in South Africa, no jury. Judge decides.
-- Judge may determined he has suffered enough
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