Monthly Archives: March 2012

Great story from Anthony Rieber of Newsday discussing an interesting lunch that Jeremy Lin had with a disgraced ESPN writer:

Knicks star Jeremy Lin had lunch on Tuesday with the former ESPN employee who was fired last month for writing a headline about Lin that included a racially insensitive word.

Lin met with Anthony Federico, a 28-year-old Connecticut man, during a Knicks off-day. According to Federico, the two discussed their shared Christian faith and Lin’s knee injury. Federico wrote an offensive headline that appeared on ESPN’s mobile site for 35 minutes in the early-morning hours of Feb. 19. (more…)

On today’s podcast:

  • Frank McCourt is history with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Magic Johnson is in. Keys to his success?? I’ll have a couple for you.
  • The San Francisco 49ers have made some major upgrades to the offense and we haven’t even reached the draft yet. Another Giant heads to The Bay Area. I’ll give you my thoughts on that and some NFL rule changes for 2012.
  • Roger Goodell makes some more comments on the New Orleans Saints.
  • The Major League Baseball season is underway. I bet that a lot of you didn’t even know. A’s and Mariners highlights are here. But should the season start in Japan??
  • It’s the Yankees in MLB that seem to draw the attention of the media when it comes to finding a team to root against. It seems an NBA team has become a target for the media scrutiny now. I’ll tell you who it is.
  • What to watch…

UConn Men’s Basketball continues to be a soap opera.

From Andy Katz on ESPN.com this morning:

1. UConn officials are waiting to see if they will win a waiver to be eligible for the 2013 NCAA tournament. But sophomore Jeremy Lamb and freshman Andre Drummond probably will make up their minds before a decision is rendered. (more…)