Let's Talk About Sports Podcast Season 2, Episode 10

Season 2, Episode 10. Recorded August 26th, 2020.



Topics Covered:


NFL

· Baltimore Ravens release S Earl Thomas after on-field altercation

o 2 mins

· Miami Dolphins to allow fans at home opener

o 2 mins

· LeVeon Bell: Darnold has to stay healthy so “no bars”

o Darnold is at higher risk for COVID-19 due to his battle with mono last season that caused him to miss several games

o 2 mins

· Arizona Cardinals make Budda Baker the highest-paid safety in NFL history

o Contract extension is for 4 years, worth $59 million in total

o 2 mins

· Former Washington Football executive instructed employees to create a video for owner Dan Snyder featuring clips of partially nude team cheerleaders pulled from a 2008 swimsuit calendar shoot

o 2 mins

College Sports

· Alabama's Nick Saban: season 'is really about providing an opportunity to players'

o 2 mins

Other Sports

· Viktor Hovland and Daniel Berger set to not play in November’s Masters tournament

o Qualification ended in March as if the tournament was being played in April, and Berger and Hovland have shot up the rankings since the qualification period ended

o 2 mins

· Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus, self-isolating at home

o World-record sprinter and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating at his home in Jamaica after celebrating his 34th birthday with a mask-free party last week

o 2 mins

NBA

· Philadelphia 76ers fire coach Brett Brown after seven seasons

o 2 mins

· Indiana Pacers fire coach Nate McMillan

o 2 mins

· Street outside Staples Center will be renamed Kobe Bryant Boulevard

o 2 mins

· Milwaukee Bucks decide to boycott Game 5 against the Magic in wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake

o 2 mins

· Eastern Conference Playoffs

o 3 mins

· Western Conference Playoffs

o 3 mins

MLB

· Lucas Giolito tosses shortened season's first no-hitter as White Sox blank Pirates

o 2 mins

· National League Standings Update

o 2 mins

· American League Standings Update

o 2 mins


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