Tag Archives: Jason Kidd

Episode 147 – Mt. Apology

On our All-Star Saturday morning show, we carved our own Mt. Rushmores, apologized to Jason Kidd, discussed Adam Silver’s desire to increase the age limit, considered the trade deadline, and so much more.

Episode 137 – Did The NBA Find Parity?

Our latest is episode is full of goodies as we discussed parity in the NBA, previewed Kobe Bryant’s return to action, introduced a fun game to the show and gave you our Performances and Embarrassments of the Week.

Episode Breakdown

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:39 – It’s the Return of The Black Mamba
  • 14:45 – Introducing the Change Game
  • 23:52 – Performances and Embarrassments of The Week
  • 29:18 – Should Brooklyn fire Jason Kidd?
  • 38:00 – Has parity arrived in the NBA?

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Episode 136 – Injuries and Extensions

This week we took a look at the impact of Derrick Rose’s season ending injury and what it means to his future, our feelings on Kobe Bryant’s contract extension and our Performances and Embarrassment’s of the Week. Enjoy.

Episode Rundown

  • Opening
  • 01:20 – Is Derrick Rose still a franchise player?
  • 09:30 – Los Angeles Lakers sign Kobe Bryant to a 2 year extension.
  • 17:18 – Should players take a pay cut?
  • 36:27 – Performances and Embarrassments of the Week.

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Athletic Performance

9.19*

That is the title of a recent feature from ESPN’s 30 for 30 series. It’s subject: the men’s 100 M final in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Namely, a near perfect sports’ moment that was ruined by the illegal drug use of one Ben Johnson.  It’s not the first time that 30 for 30 has covered anabolic steroid use in Track and Field. They did a feature on Marion Jones and her own steroid scandal in a previous season.

Track and Field, baseball, cycling and football have all had major scandals or issues with steroids or performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). I can’t even begin to count the number of athletes who have tested positive for some PED or another. Many others who have not tested positive have probably used PEDs, but have managed to escape a positive test result. Continue reading