We kicked things off with an awkward story from Tim and a recap of the Milwaukee Podcast Festival. Thank you to everyone that came out and congratulations to our fellow podcasts on a spectacular show! As usual, we covered a wide range of topics on this episode, including NFL, NBA, NCAA, WWE and the World Series. You can listen to this episode via iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and Soundcloud; you can also skip ahead to the topic of your choosing by clicking on the corresponding time stamp(s).
Following Week 8 of the NFL season (00:13:30), we discussed if the surprising Eagles, Saints, and Rams are for real (00:16:10), the current standings in the #TECKFoulPickEm Pool (00:19:35), if the "pause" game is played out (00:21:00) and made our Week 9 NFL game predictions (00:24:08).
After that, we broke down an unusually active NFL trade deadline (00:28:10), the Aaron Rodgers/Anthony Barr "feud" (00:31:37), and how trash Papa John's is (00:36:38). We touched on Jerrell Freeman's PED suspension (00:38:38), Ezekiel Elliott's suspension (00:39:28), and the latest injury news (00:39:40).
We continued the injuries discussion by highlighting the latest NBA injuries (00:41:09). We then discussed our thoughts about what we've seen thus far in the NBA season (00:41:27), which launched us into a tangent on the Milwaukee Bucks (00:43:30).
We then talked about the third year players that had their fourth year team options declined (00:47:46), the latest on the Bobby Portis/Nikola Mirotic beef (00:48:30), and finished up talking about how charitable Klay Thompson is (00:50:10).
We touched on the recently released AP college basketball preseason rankings (00:50:47), the college football playoff rankings (00:51:46) and the college football AP rankings (00:53:51).
We briefly discussed the recent WWE releases (00:54:28) and the upcoming Raw anniversary show (00:55:48).
The discussion then went to the World Series (00:57:45) and the narrative surrounding Clayton Kershaw postseason performance (00:59:05)
THE LAST POSSESSION
Quick hits on:
Tiger Wood's return to golf (01:01:12)
Roger Goodell's contract extension (01:02:17)
Shabazz Muhammad name change (01:03:01)
The Oklahoma City Thunder's plane troubles (01:03:53)
A soccer player's exploding penis (01:05:18)
If parity in sports is good or bad (01:09:50)
BLOW THE WHISTLE
Folks were acting up this week so we had whistles for Stephen A. Smith (01:16:18) Yuli Gurriel (01:19:35) and the Cleveland Browns (01:21:52).
We reviewed the results of last week’s #TECKTop 5 poll and read a few listener's submissions (01:26:17) before dropping our picks for this week's #TECKTop5 topic, the best sports villains aka the sports personalities you most like to root against (01:27:40). To drop your own #TECKTop5, or vote on the poll, make sure that you are a member of our Facebook group, TECKnical Foul Pod: Overtime.
(01:35:30) We wrapped things up by dropping our social media handles and saying our goodbyes. See you next week and keep an eye out for some bonus material this weekend. GIVE IT TO ME!!