Let's Talk About Sports Podcast Season 1, Episode 2

Updated: May 15, 2020


Season 1, Episode 2. Overview on the latest sports news amid coronavirus concerns.

https://soundcloud.com/rbjones99-yahoo-com/lets-talk-about-sports-podcast-s1-e2

This week's topics:

NFL

  • NFL owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams for 2020 season

  • Chris Godwin gives #12 to Tom Brady

  • Top transactions in past 7 days: Seahawks sign WR Phillip Dorsett, Bengals release CB Dre Kirkpatrick, Cowboys sign K Greg Zuerlein and DT Dontari Poe, Colts sign CB Xavier Rhodes, Broncos sign RB Melvin Gordon

  • NFL Draft date set, will be closed to the public and prospects have been asked by Goodell to participate remotely

NBA

  • NBA 2K tournament to air on ESPN with coverage beginning at 7pm EST today, April 3rd, matchups feature: 1 Kevin Durant vs. 16 Derrick Jones Jr., 2 Trae Young vs. 15 Harrison Barnes, 3 Hassan Whiteside vs. 14 Patrick Beverley, 4 Donovan Mitchell vs. 13 Rui Hachimura, 5 Devin Booker vs. 12 Michael Porter Jr., 6 Andre Drummond vs. 11 Demarcus Cousins, 7 Zach Lavine vs. 10 Deandre Ayton, 8 Montrezl Harrell vs. 9 Domantas Sabonis

  • Still no word on when the 2020 will resume

MLB

  • Dr. Andrews suspends all Tommy John surgeries temporarily amid COVID-19 concerns

  • MLB will pay minor league players weekly through May 31st

NCAAB

  • Arizona’s Zeke Nnaji declares for the NBA draft; No. 34 prospect

  • Arizona State’s Remy Martin declare for the NBA draft; No. 58 prospect

  • Arizona State continues their hard pursuit of 5-star recruit SG Joshua Christopher, he narrows his decision down to ASU and Michigan

NCAAF

  • Under new head coach Mike Leach, Mississippi State lands ESPN 300 Class of 2021 QB Sawyer Robertson

  • Major conferences are allowing teams to have virtual meetings with players

General

  • NCAA grants spring athletes an extra year of eligibility; policy opens more scholarships for teams to make more room for incoming 2020 recruits

Length: 56:30

Music: Keep it in the streets by Yella Beezy


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