With the PG of the Crew in quarantine and participating over the phone, Eric was running point. Before getting into the show we discussed why Camille was sick, attending a friend’s wedding (shoutout DUB!), and how long Will Smith appeared in Independence Day. As usual, we covered a wide range of topics on this episode, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, 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).
We kicked off the show by quickly recapping the World Cup championship game (00:14:11) before discussing if Dwayne Wade should grab that Chinese bag (00:16:48). Turning our attention to the NFL, we discussed Josh Gordon reporting late to training camp (00:19:25) and Jameis Winston missing from the Buccaneers’ marketing materials (00:21:15). Hulk Hogan is kind of back in the WWE so we discussed that (00:22:00) before briefly discussing Mike Matheny’s firing from the St. Louis Cardinals (00:25:23). Keeping that bad news train moving we discussed the MLB All-Star Game and Josh Hader’s tweets that came to light during the game (00:26:03). Next, we discussed the latest news to come from NBA free agency (00:33:58), some NFL running back’s cashing out (00:50:55), and the Orioles trading Manny Machado to the Dodgers (00:53:16).
The latest season of Netflix’s Last Chance U came out this past week so we discussed some differences in from the first two seasons (00:57:20) and offered our condolences to both Tony Sporano and Denis Tan’s family and friends (00:59:47). After that we spent some time discussing Sue Bird’s historic game (01:00:13), the upcoming WNBA All-Star Game (01:00:20), and how good Tiger Woods looked during the British Open (01:02:20). Julio Jones isn’t reporting to training camp so we discussed that situation (01:03:28) as well as some recent NFL retirement announcements (01:04:03). Jay Cutler has become a surprise reality TV star so we discussed the show a bit (01:05:35) before getting into the MLB Power Rankings (01:06:58) and the recap of WWE Extreme Rules (01:09:46).
Tim talked about the nominees for #TheBest FIFA Men’s Player (01:15:58) before discussing how LeBron murals keep getting defaced (01:17:32). Next we discussed Johnny Manziel being traded (01:18:56) and Tim Tebow’s unfortunate injury (01:20:03). We finished things up by discussing New Balance looking to sign a NBA player (01:20:53), if And1 players were in the Nike Freestyle Commercial (01:22:38) and if hot sauce and ketchup should be kept in the cabinet or the refrigerator (01:25:00).
HEADING INTO OVERTIME
We cut on Facebook Live and then went to our TECKnical Foul Pod: Overtime Facebook group to respond to listener questions from the following:
Triple T: As of right now, what are your top 8 teams in each conference in the NBA? (01:29:08)
Stacey: Do you think Carmelo Anthony is going to be a good fit for the Rockets? (01:35:00)
Dwayne: Can we do top 6 in the NFC and AFC according to y’all also (01:37:08)
BLOW THE WHISTLE
One victim this week:
Stephen A. Smith (01:44:02)
We reviewed the results of last week’s #TECKTop5 poll that Camille won (01:46:14) before we dropped our #TECKTop5 Best Current Sports Duos (01:47:05). To drop your own #TECKTop5 or to vote on the poll, make sure that you are a member of our TECKnical Foul Pod: Overtime Facebook group.
(01:50:56) We wrapped things up by dropping our social media handles and saying our goodbyes. Thanks for listening, remember to share the show with your friends, and check back in next week!