The Sports Reporters - Episode 305 - Offense, Defense and How You Manage Covid-19!
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The Big Ten and Pac-12 both back out of a fall college football season... Could teams go rouge and play outside their conference? Is College Football essential? And if a limited season is played in the fall would a true champion be crowned? Plus, the NBA continues to entertain as Damian Lillard proves he's a force of nature. But where's the defense?! Could covid-19 be playing into it? The Chicago Cubs are playing some good baseball after some down seasons. Joe Kelly is definitely not happy with the Astros. And would a .400 batting average be legit in this 60 game season?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 304 - A Compelling First Golf Major of the Year. A Downside to a Spring Football Season?
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on August 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Collin Morikawa wins the PGA Championship is exciting fashion capping off a compelling first major of the golf season. Is he here to stay? How about the influx of young talent into the sport... Why it was still a compelling tournament without Tiger Woods dominating play. And did we miss the fans being in attendance? Plus, some bone-headed decisions made in baseball... a benches clearing brawl in the middle of a pandemic?! Really? And the Indians pitcher sent home after a night out at the casino... When will MLB players get it? Plus, are we are the verge of the college football season being delayed to the spring?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 303 - MLB Whip-Around. NBA Potential Playoff Seeding Chaos. PGA's First Major of the Year
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on August 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm
A lot of fun and excitement in the actual games for baseball and basketball! The guys find themselves already looking at the standings in baseball and dissecting possible playoff match-ups in the NBA. You as excited? Plus, golf is set for its first Major of the year... Who you rooting for? And who would be best for the sport if they won? And a tribute to the legendary Pete Hamill.
The Sports Reporters - Episode 302 - Sports Overload! NBA and MLB Heating Up
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on August 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm
With the first weekend of the NBA's restart behind us, the guys are giddy to have lots of sports to discuss. What were the takeaways? Who surprised you? And why this season has been one of the most competitive to date. Plus, the Yankees and Dodgers begin to separate in this condensed season... But will it finish? What is Shohei Ohtani's future with the Angles after another tough pitching outing? What is going on with Yoenis Céspedes and the Mets? And how come we don't have more great American soccer stars?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 301 - The NBA Season "ReZooms"... Who Will Win It All? And the Astros Given a Message
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on July 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Who you got to win the NBA title?! The guys discuss all the major storylines heading into tonight's resumption of play. Will the emotions of the game still be there with dead silence in the stands? Plus, is the league trying everything they can to get Zion and the Pelicans into the playoffs? The Astros were given a message by an interesting messenger... Was the punishment for Joe Kelly throwing at Alex Bregman to harsh? And is there a bigger issue for baseball with the Marlins and their string of positive Covid-19 tests?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 300 - MLB Opening Weekend Storylines. NCAA's Procrastination Approach. Lou Breaks the Bubble
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on July 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Actual sports to discuss! Is Justin Verlander's injury a sign of things to come in baseball? Is this the risk you run when trying to start a season on a unusual timeline? Four Marlins players test positive for Covid-19... Is this the beginning of the last man standing in baseball? And why we are in for a wild season. Plus, should players be penalized harsher if they break covid-19 protocols? Lou Williams simply gets a 10 day quarantine for his strip club visit... Should it be harsher? And do we feel confident in a football season in College? The guys debate.
The Sports Reporters - Episode 299 - MLB Opening Day 2020!
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on July 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm
What are you expecting from this baseball season? Are we poised to see an outlier take it all? Or are the Yankees and Dodgers destined to meet in the World Series? Are Mike Trout and the Angeles positioned for a big year? How about the defending Champs... Are the Nationals in a prime position to repeat with their one game at a time mentality? The sprint season provides us with plenty of story lines! Oh, and did we mention Mookie Betts and the Dodgers will be together for the next 12 years? Plus, the NBA has spoken up about social justice issues but where is their criticism of China? Is it all tied to money? And if there is no pre-season in the NFL, will the quality of play slip in this upcoming season?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 298 - NFL Player Blowback. Teams to Watch in MLB's Sprint Season.
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on July 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
A coordinated effort by NFL players to air their grievances with the NFL's current plan to re-start football... Will it result in stars missing the season? What is the NFL doing to ensure player safety? With rookies reporting to camp, are we confident the NFL can handle the season amidst a global pandemic? Plus, MLB is set to start its season this week! What teams should we be keeping an eye on? And is home field advantage as we know it a non-factor now? Jon Rahm, another young rising star in golf, takes the Memorial... Would Tiger Woods have been so dominant if he were competing against today's crop of young golf stars?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 297 - D-Wade in Modern Damage Control. No Deal for Dak. Tiger Back on Tour
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on July 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm
It's never a good sign when you have to issue a statement to clarify your initial statement... Well, Dwyane Wade finds himself having to explain is defense of Nick Cannon... the guys discuss. Plus, some big time contracts and money being handed out in the NFL, but the most notable was a non-deal for Dak Prescott... discussing the factors at play. And Tiger Woods is back in action this week. Can you imagine the ratings if he's in contention Sunday?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 296 - Name Change in Washington? Mahomes Pay Day. Feeding Off the Crowd... With No Crowd?
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on July 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Dan Snyder said he would NEVER change the Washington nickname... Well, the money has spoken and it sounds like a new name is on the way! How big of deal is this? Especially when it should have been done a long time ago. Patrick Mahomes becomes the highest paid player in the league. Will the money change him? Will he fell more pressure to preform? Plus, how will players in the NBA bubble deal with no fans? How will they feed off of energy when the atmosphere will be a lot different than normal? And the PGA continues to have great finishes with tons of young stars making memorable moments.
The Sports Reporters - Episode 295 - DeSean and Stephen Jackson Comments Examined. College Football Season Slipping Away?
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on July 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Will the Eagles or the NFL take additional steps to punish DeSean Jackson for his comments on Jewish people? What to make of Stephen Jackson coming to his defense? How does this compare to the comments Drew Brees made earlier this off-season? Why aren't more athletes speaking out against Jackson's comments? Plus, the Ivy League is the first major college sports conference to officially postponed the start of fall sports... Is this a harbinger of things to come? And Stanford cancels 11 of its 34 sports programs...Did they really need to do that when the schools has billions of dollars in endowments? And why hasn't the NFL team in Washington changed its nickname yet?! How hard can it be???!
The Sports Reporters - Episode 294 - Bryson DeChambeau Changing the Sport of Golf? COVID-19 Drop Outs. Money vs. Health
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on July 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Golf has all the momentum in the sports world and Bryson DeChambeau is breaking all the norms. The guys discuss his big victory over the weekend and his ability to blast the golf ball... Why his combo of driving the ball and putting can make him a star on tour. Oh... And have you heard what the guy eats in a day?! Plus, the guys talk about the latest round of Covid-19 drop outs... David Price is out in baseball but does Mike Trout hold all the cards? Could we see players sit out in the NFL? And the NHL has decided on two hub cities in Canada... how will that work?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 293 - NFL Fan Waivers. Will NBA Players Stay In the Bubble?
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on July 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm
The NFL is reportedly "considering" having fans sign a waiver to attend a football game... Is that a good idea? Is it about safety or money? Renewed calls for Washington to lose its team name... Why does Dan Snyder continue to think this is ok? Is this the time for a change? Will the NBA players actually stay in the bubble? How confident are we that they stay put and not try to breach the perimeter? And NCAA Football got a grilling on capital hill... Are they really not going to report the number of covid-19 cases affecting their programs?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 292 - The New England Patriots Being the New England Patriots!
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on June 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm
On the same day the New England Patriots get fined and lose a 3rd round draft pick they manage to shift the narrative to their signing of former league MVP, Cam Newton. Only the Patriots... Are you as intrigued by the possibilities as the guys are? Does this move elevate the Patriots to Super Bowl contenders? Plus, the NBA will allow its players to display messages on the back of their uniforms... thoughts?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 291 - 60 Game MLB Season Set. Are You Prepared to Love It or Hate It?
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on June 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm
MLB's official start to the season has been announced! Can they pull it off ? Are you skeptical? The guys discuss all the angles. Plus, the PGA and NBA see "healthy scratches" starting to happen. Will this become the norm? Are the NFL and College football in denial about starting their seasons on time? Plus, discussing the situation in NASCAR and Bubba Wallace.
The Sports Reporters - Episode 290 - Covid-19's Impact on Sports Continues
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on June 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm
A compelling end to the PGA event gave us hope for what sports could look like in this coronavirus day and age... but then you see positive tests all around the country at MLB camps and college campuses... Will these "bubble" ideas really work? What would a "start" and "stop" to a season do to our collective psyche? Plus, what do we make of Dak Prescott's plans to sign his franchise tag?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 289 - Discussing the NBA Return. MLB Closer to a Deal? Who's Playing in the Tennis US Open?
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on June 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm
It's a new and crazy world but hey, it's still sports! The guys discuss the crazy sports calendar facing us in the month of August. Kyrie Irving continues to voice his concerns with re-starting the NBA season down in Orlando... When did he become the conscious of the NBA players? Plus, how will the coaching work out? Are you bullish on the MLB season getting started soon? Who's really in charge on the players side? Colin Kaepernick drawing some attention from NFL teams... Will it land him on a roster? And the US Open of tennis is on! Any of the sports super stars going to play? Would they miss a major?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 288 - MLB Impasse. Sosa-McGwire Thoughts. NBA Unified in Playing? The PGA is Back
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on June 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Was it the owners plan all along to implement a 48 to 50 game MLB season? Seems like the players are done negotiating and ready to report... Can a meaningful season still be achieved with this shortened of a season? How will a future CBA negating play out? Plus, the guys discuss the Sosa-McGwire documentary... Did it paint too rosy of a picture? The PGA completed its first tournament since the Covid-19 pandemic... How did it go? Did the absent fans make a difference in viewing it on TV? And will signing workout waivers be the new norm in College Football?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 287 - MLB Stalemate. Rethinking the NBA Bubble? Ominous Signs for College Football...
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Compass Media Networks) on June 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm
MLB held their draft but will the players have teams to report to? The major sticking points for a deal to be reached discussed. Will it be done before the week is over? How much damage is being done to the brand of MLB? Should the NBA be reconsidering its "bubble" plan in Orlando? The guys discuss some of the holes in the current plan. And some ominous signs for College football... As several players at prominent schools are testing positive for COVID-19 during voluntary work outs on campus... Should they punt the season until after the NFL plays the Super Bowl?
The Sports Reporters - Episode 286 - Roger Goodell Speaks Up. The NBA Teams Poised to Make a Run
by email@example.com (Compass Media Networks) on June 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Roger Goodell condemns racism and the systemic oppression of black people in our country. Does the NFL finally understand the meaning of the National Anthem protests the leagues' players had been partaking in? And what can be done now moving forward? Will this lead to Colin Kaepernick getting back into the league? Plus, with actual NBA games on the horizon which teams and players are set up to benefit the most from the time off? Who's best positioned to win it all?