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Entries from April 2010

Upsets and Teamwork: Bucks, Canadiens, Hip Hop; Jacob’s NFL Draft Breakdown (04-29-10)

April 28th, 2010 · Comments

Upsets are the theme of the day, as Dave looks at how team-work lends into the big upset.   Dave looks at teamwork in Music (hip hop recording with multiple guest performers).  Also: How did the Milwaukee Bucks turned around an 0-2 deficit into a 3-2 lead against the agile Atlanta Hawks?

PLUS: Jacob "El Hebrew Hammer" Rosales joins in with an NFL Draft position by position breakdown for the San Francisco 49ers and Dave's Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Lakers/Thunder Gm 5 Preview; NBA First Round Recap; An Ode to the LA Kings (04-27-10)

April 26th, 2010 · Comments

Dave fights with himself over whether the Lakers are overrated, overmatched, or just bored.   A preview of Game 5 between the Lakers and Thunder.  PLUS: an NBA First Round recap and an ode to the LA Kings' brief playoff run.

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NBA Playoffs: First Round Predictions (04-17-10)

April 16th, 2010 · Comments

The annual NBA Playoffs Preview Podcast.  Dave predicts each matchup of the NBA's First Round.  Also: a look at why the bench is overrated in the NBA Playoffs.

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Playoff Panic for the Lakers?! (04-13-10)

April 12th, 2010 · Comments

Who's going to be Chicken Little this time and write off the Lakers?  Dave dismisses the doom and gloom surrounding Los Angeles over the Lakers' recent slide.  Why the Lakers will still be the team to beat in the West, PLUS, what makes the 6-8 seeds, San Antonio, Portland, and Ok. City, overmatched for the long term.

AND: Are the Blazers and Thunder in over their heads?  -- with updates on the East and West playoff seedings.

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Phil Mickelson Wins His 3rd Masters; Santonio Holmes Trade; More on Roethlisberger (04-13-10)

April 12th, 2010 · Comments

Dave looks over a thrilling, joyful, and memorable Masters Tournament.  Phil Mickelson takes his 3rd Major, and Dave looks at Phil's Masterful outing as well as the other great performances that made the tournament fun to watch.

ALSO:  A look at why the Steelers may have jumped the gun when they traded star WR Santonio Holmes to the Jets for a 5th Round Draft Pick.  The Steelers' Moral Quagmire, More on Big Ben Roethlisberger, and how the Jets made out like bandits.   PLUS: Are the Jets now the team to beat in the AFC?

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NCAA Championship: Duke vs Butler; McNabb Trade; Jacob Rosales (04-06-10)

April 5th, 2010 · Comments

Dave takes a breath and shares his initial thoughts on a thrilling matchup in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship between Duke and Butler.   A look at what made it so great in the moment and how the context of a weak NCAA Basketball scene made this game possible.   Jacob Rosales joins Dave to talk about how Butler wasn't as big an underdog as they appeared.  Also: more on the future of Duke, Mike Krzyzewski and the Butler Bulldogs' NCAA Program.  Plus: Why does Duke get an unfair rap as a hated basketball program?

Later on the show: a quick analysis of the Donovan McNabb trade from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Washington Redskins.

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