Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on February 18, 2014.
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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 18, 2014:
RUSSIANS STILL COMPLAINING
— Hold Moscow protest over waved-off goal
— Bring cheese graters, want to shred U.S.-born ref
— What a laugh: U.S. truly screwed in 1972 basketball
— Yes, Quick nudged net off moorings. But intentional?
— Russia hockey had regulation, OT and shootout
— U.S. basketball team was burned by corruption
— Putin joins fray, calls U.S. victory lucky
— This is karmatic payback
U.S. SMITTEN BY HOCKEY TEAM
— No miracle this time, all skill
— Will be difficult, but chance at goal
— Oshie huge in Sochi, and U.S.
— Kessel and his line dominating
— Byslma made right goalie call with Quick
— USA Hockey brilliant for Oshie inclusion
— Czech Republic, not easy in quarters
— Then Canada, possibly Sweden
— If win, no one can question our hockey might
— U.S. TROUBLES IN SOCHI
— Big names bombed out
— Davis-White won in ice dancing
— Shani Davis, Shaun White did not
— Too much corporate overhyping
— Ratings down, hockey will help
— Even Bode was damaged by bad NBC interview
— Vancouver success was a mirage
— We’re not an ice-snow-sports nation
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 18, 2014:
RICHIE, PLEASE GO INCOGNITO
— Incognito still doesn’t get it, never will
— He’s Tweeting more apologies
— Disturbed human being, worried for him
— Dolphins knew, didn’t help Martin
— How does Philbin still have a job
— Disturbing number of teammates backed Incognito
— NFL should ban him for life, but legal issues
— Can’t keep him in league amid Michael Sam entry
STAN VAN GUNDY INTERVIEW
— NBC Sports Radio analyst talks LeBron’s future
— Doesn’t see him in Cleveland, maybe elsewhere
— Who is on Stan’s Mt. Rushmore?
— Durant joined by Westbrook — title ahead?
— Are Heat doomed because of defense, Wade?
— Are we taking Clippers seriously enough?
— Can his old big man Howard take next step?
— Why is Jason Collins still unemployed?
— His teams would have no problem with gay player
— LeBron still could leave Miami
— LeBron-Durant great way to start second half
— They should play a little D in All-Star Game
— Pacers, Heat don’t play each other enough
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 18, 2014:
— Hockey overview
— U.S. has tougher road than Canada
— Swedes likely in gold-medal game
— U.S. wins sixth gold, most in newer sports
— Our winter superstars flopped
— Down to Ligety, Shiffrin
— Need to tone down pre-Olympic hype
— Too many athletes don’t live up to TV ads
— NFL says will comment at right time
— This is appropriate time
— He will continue Tweeting, we will read
— Should ignore him, but a time bomb
— Usually dead time, not this year
— U.S. hockey noone Wednesday
— LeBron-Durant Thursday
— Likely U.S.-Canada noon Friday
— Syracuse-Duke Saturday
— Gold-medal hockey Sunday
— How did he do?
— Likeable, down to earth.
— Coaxed Bono to do commentary on coffee cup
— Has way of dissing people in good fun
— Makes him the anti-Incognito