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Episode 25: Petty Parade

November 16, 2017

 

INTRO

The show kicks off with shots and a conversation about wrestling catchphrases, birthdays and anniversaries, and possible baby names. We also asked you, the listener, to share the show with your friends! As usual, we covered a wide range of topics on this episode, including NFL, NBA, NCAA, and WWE. 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).

 

NFL

Following a brief recap of the best and worst from Week 10 of the NFL season (00:10:29), we discussed making bets and when borrowed money is considered lost (00:15:00), Martellus Bennett being picked up by the Patriots (00:18:58) which turned into a conversation about million dollar words and other words we struggle to pronounce correctly (00:22:14).

 

Once we got somewhat back on track, we discussed the Colts cutting Vontae Davis (00:24:25), the Buffalo Bills benching Tyrod Taylor (00:26:00), and the Raiders breaking ground in Las Vegas (00:28:10). We finish up our NFL conversations by discussing the latest injury news (00:30:10).

 

NBA

We continued the injuries discussion by highlighting the latest NBA injuries (00:30:37), including a conversation about if Spurs fans should be worried about Kawhi Leonard (00:34:05), and then Tim talked about how much he enjoys live tweeting Bucks games (00:36:58).

 

We then switched gears to discuss LeBron James and his pettiness (00:38:34), struggle foods and our love/hate relationship with Popeyes (00:45:31). Things are tied up by discussing if medical marijuana should be allowed for athletes (00:50:04) and Nikola Mirotic's return to the Bulls (00:52:09).

  

COLLEGE BASKETBALL/FOOTBALL

We touched on the latest Duke commit, RJ Barrett (00:53:40), the Champion’s Classic (00:54:45) the difference in play between NBA and NCAA (00:56:00) which lead into a conversation about who is the best basketball player on our show. We then discussed the latest college football playoff rankings (00:57:51), if the U is back (00:58:05) and the college football AP rankings (00:59:50).

 

MLB

Kicked off the MLB discussions by talking about Carlos Beltran’s retirement (01:01:07) which led to Tim and Eric debating when his career took off (01:01:58). We finished up this segment discussing who won Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young award (01:04:24).

 

WWE

Charlotte Flair winning the title from Natalya kicked off this topic discussion (01:05:28), followed by us discussing our expectations for this weekend’s PPV, Survivor Series (01:05:37), and we finished things up by briefly discussing James Ellsworth's release from the company (01:09:10).

 

VIEWS FROM THE GROUP

During this new segment, we discuss opinions and questions posed by listeners in our Facebook group, TECKnical Foul Pod: Overtime (01:09:42) but before getting into those questions and opinions, we discussed what we eat on Thanksgiving (01:10:20). We then got into listener questions from the following:

  • Tim: How do you fairly evaluate players careers based on talent, rings, and accolades? (01:11:42)

  • Jerel: How did the NFL become so boring? (01:16:08)

  • KG: The Celtics have been ballin’ without Hayward (01:17:12)

 

 THE LAST POSSESSION

Quick hits on:

  • The United States Fed Cup victory (01:19:00)

  • USA soccer’s potential reject tournament (01:19:26)

  • Jordan Clarkson’s admission that he plays well to pull women (01:20:00)

  • OJ Simpson being permanently banned at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas (01:21:49)

  • Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor’s upcoming VH1 reality TV show (01:23:42)

  • Space Jam turning 21 and an amazing article about the movie (01:24:51)

  • Papa John’s “apology” (01:26:38)

  • GQ naming Colin Kaepernick “Citizen of the Year” (01:27:24)

  • Donald Trump and the UCLA basketball team (01:27:46)

  • The Shawty Lo Invitational Battle Royale where Stevie J. and Lil’ Scrappy made their wrestling debuts (01:29:40)

  • How Waffle House is nothing more than a southern George Webb (01:31:30)

  

#TECKTop5

We reviewed the results of last week’s #TECKTop5 poll and read a few listener's submissions (01:32:48) before dropping our picks for this week's #TECKTop5 topic, dream Survivor Series Teams (01:38:14). 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.

 

OUTRO

(01:46:21) We wrapped things up by dropping our social media handles while saying our goodbyes. Thanks for listening, remember to share the show with your friends, check back in next week, and GIVE IT TO ME!!

 

 

 

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