Mariotti Show Replay: Tuesday, Feb. 25th
Missed part of the show? Heres a rewind of the program on February 25, 2014.
The Mariotti Show streams live M-F noon to 3 ET.
Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 25, 2014:
FUN STORY OF DAY
-- Jameis Winston pitching vs. Yankees
-- Florida State grooming him as closer
-- He wants to be dual-threat in pros
-- Impossible to be franchise QB and big-league reliever
NO-FUN STORY OF DAY
-- Knicks guard Raymond Felton, arrested on felony gun charge
-- Estranged wife says he pointed gun at her
-- Are Knicks most dynsfunctional team in sports?
-- Remember, NYC has strict gun possession laws
-- Burress sentenced to two years in prison
CLOWNEY AT COMBINE
-- Awesome numbers, incredible physical skills
-- But does he work hard? What's in his heart?
-- Could be next Lawrence Taylor on field
-- Could be underachieving bust
-- Another difficult call for Texans at No. 1
-- What if they pass on Manziel, Clowney and both are great?
MANZIEL AT COMBINE
-- Can Houston afford to pass on homestate cult figure?
-- Will Texans ever live it down if he is great in Jacksonville?
-- Seems to have grown up, knows he can't be party animal
-- There are risks -- size, injuries, nightlife
-- But this is improv era for QBs, and his speed is lightning
-- Houston would be high pressure, so would Cleveland
-- Houston would view him as hope, Cleveland as city/sports savior
HOW IMPORTANT IS AN NFL COACH?
-- Harbaugh is top 3, 49ers better resolve issues with him
-- Ask New Orleans, New England, Seattle, KC, Arizona, Philly
-- Flip side, ask Tampa Bay, Detroit, Minnesota
-- More important in NFL than in other sports
-- In NBA, could you name five really good coaches?
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 25, 2014:
DOLPHINS' UNION REP SAYS BULLYING SCANDAL OVERBLOWN
-- John Denney says every team has this locker-room culture
-- If so, how can we be sure Michael Sam will be respected?
-- Don't think NFL is necessary ready for openly gay player?
-- Sam not helping himself with poor combine showing
-- Goodell better act soon on Wells report
-- This issue needs more than lip service from league, teams
-- Too many haters out there eyeing Sam
-- Dolphins, actually, would be great place for Sam
-- Players can prove they know meaning of respect, inclusiveness
WHY IS MLB REGULAR SEASON STARTING IN AUSTRALIA?
-- If Selig insists baseball is ``national pastime,'' why start Down Under?
-- Greinke rips the idea, says no one into it
-- Aussies upset at Greinke
-- Dodgers, D'Backs a great rivalry, doing their fans disservice
-- Have to watch games in wee hours in mid-March, awkward
-- Baseball should be marketed in Asia, Latin countries
-- These should be exhibitions, not real games
-- What happened to Opening Day in America?
-- Selig always thinking money, even when none in Australia
OLYMPIC HOCKEY TOURNAMENT IN JEOPARDY
-- Injuries to NHL players probably tipping point
-- Bettman, owners want IOC to pay NHL, IOC says no
-- Attention boost at Olympics huge for hockey
-- NHL needs Olympics more than vice-versa
-- NBC would take major hit, paid $963 m for South Korea Games
-- As it is, Olympic schedule diluted over 18 days, nights
-- NBC's TV, streaming numbers big for hockey in Sochi
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: February 25, 2014:
-- Time to reconfigure locker rooms, give players privacy
-- Multi-billion-leagues can afford private stalls, showers
-- Too awkward, archaic. We're in 2014
-- Collins No. 98 jerseys selling quickly at NBA Store
-- NBA more culture conducive to inclusiveness than NFL
-- Nets ho-humming the entire story
ANTI-GAY MEASURE IN ARIZONA
-- If goes through, NFL says will pull 2015 Super Bowl
-- Can't be hypocritical and welcome Sam, then have this
-- Business leaders pushing governor to veto
-- Rose Bowl would make sense as quick fix
-- Boeheim still complaining about officiating
-- Not helping cause by ripping ACC so much
-- Syracuse a very shaky No. 1 seed
-- Duke, Syracuse likely decide 1 in ACC tourney
-- Florida, Wichita State, Arizona seem locks as No. 1s
-- Kansas can't choke with Embiid, Wiggins possible 1-2 draftees
-- WIchita State is real
WINSTON VS. YANKEES
-- Enters game in LF, grounds out vs. No. 90 Shane Greene
-- All of familiar Yankees out of game
-- Can't play both sports in pros
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