Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on January 22, 2014.
The Mariotti Show streams live M-F noon to 3 ET.
Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 22, 2014:
SUPER BOWL-FREE ZONE
YANKEES SIGN TANAKA
— Desperate team, had to outbid competition
— Of course, over the luxury-tax threshold
— Have spent a half-billion, and no sure things
— Tanaka should be terrific, but never know with Japan pitchers
— Darvish, Uehara, Nomo worked out well
— As Yankees know, Igawa and Irabu not so much
— Takes attention away from A-Rod circus, for now
— Still rank behind Red Sox, Rays, Tigers, Rangers, A’s
— Sons of George feeling heat
— At least they’re a big conversation piece again
— Was it smarter to resign Cano than a 2-for-1 Ellsbury, McCann?
— Cano is dynamic, reliable, durable. Ellsbury still unknown quantity
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 22, 2014:
— Stern has left league in astonishingly great health
— Best commissioner ever, understood how to blitz-market superstars
— Durant, awesome without Westbrook, MVP leader
— LeBron, trying to cope without Wade, Heat falling behind Pacers
— Indiana deeper, better, healthier than Miami
— Twelve of top 14 teams in West
— No way Kobe should return and risk health on bad team
— First of all, it’s consumer fraud
— If tanking, team should offer refunds to fans
— Are we sure upcoming draft is all that?
— Wiggins hot and cold, could use another college season
— No certainty Parker is leaving Duke this spring
— Embiid might be No. 1 pick
— Self better win national title with Wiggins, Embiid on team
— Kentucky kids, save Randle, not ready for NBA
— Federer makes statement, not going away yet
— Murray regressing, dominance short-lived, soft
— Serena injured, but America MIA again
— U.S. men? Sampras, Agassi, McEnroe, Connors — what happened?
— Why do women players hate each other?
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 22, 2014:
— ESPN’s superfan creation is embarrassing network
— Doesn’t have training to edit sensitive Grantland pieces
— Why is a superfan making decisions on story involving transgender, suicide?
— He has helped ruin sports media, enabling other fans to write without training
PRO BOWL, PLEASE GO AWAY
— What is the point?
— Should make it a fan festival
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