We breakdown what exactly is going on with the FBI investigation into the scandal with some college basketball programs from around the country as we already see Rick Pitino let go and Louisville is wasting no time filling his position as practice for college teams start in the next few days. We answer what schools are involved and who is tied to the scandal. We also talk about the dirty hit in the Thursday night game for the NFL. Why is replay not used to review targeting calls for the NFL but is used for College? More stupid NFL rules. We also talk about a gift that Deshaun Watson gave to three ladies who work at NRG stadium. Did you hear about the bet that Carson Wentz made while mic’d up for the game last week? We’ll explain on the latest episode of JB’s Sports Jam!!
It was a historic weekend around the NFL and our country as we saw NFL owners and players protest the national anthem after remarks made by President Trump on Friday. We not only discuss the protest but recap the good and the bad of the games around the league. Will the NFL finally get rid of the catch rule? How is it that the ground can’t cause a fumble, but players must hang on to the ball and have a continuation of the catch? Makes no sense, right? We also take a look at Carmello being traded to the Thunder and the Bulls buyout Dwayne Wades contract.
*UPDATE: WADE SIGNS 1 YEAR DEAL WITH THE CAVS*
Today’s show we talk about the Thursday night game between the Niners and the Rams. Are the Rams to be taken seriously? Are the Niners on the right path? We also take a look at the Chargers who can’t even sell out a 27,000-seat soccer stadium. Is the owner in for a big surprise? We take a look at some news around the sports world with quick hits. We will discuss the lawsuit that was filed on behalf of the Hernandez family after finding the Aaron Hernandez had stage 3 CTE. We also look at the long overdue need for extending safety netting in the MLB after a horrific scene involving a 9-year-old girl at Yankee Stadium.
Football is here!! We breakdown and recap the first NFL game of the year between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs. We discuss what troubles the Patriots have on both sides of the ball as well as the Chiefs losing safety Eric Berry for the season. Alex Smith looks sharp and we talk about why he looked so good last night. We also talk about what bets to take this week in both the NFL and in college football. I let you know what games you must see in week 2 of the college football schedule. A fan sends a racist letter to the home of Texas A&M head Coach Kevin Sumlin.
We discuss the comments UCLA QB Josh Rosen made during an interview with the Bleacher Report. A petition is out calling for a boycott of the NFL if Colin Kaepernick doesn’t play this year for the NFL. Adam Gase decides to sign Jay Cutler to replace injured QB Ryan Tannehill. Is Cutler really better than Kaepernick? Does this solidify that Kaepernick doesn’t play in the NFL this year? Tiger Woods avoids jail time in a plea deal for his DUI. The worst list of the 50 greatest black athletes of all time.
Congrats to the Nashville Predators as they go to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history. Golden State becomes first team in NBA history to go 12-0 in the playoffs and earn a spot into the NBA finals. Celtics overcome a 44-point blowout and shock the Cavs at Cleveland in the biggest NBA upset in history. Fans trash LeBron, but is it time to compare LeBron on the same level as Jordan? With the Celtics win in game 3 at Cleveland, is it time to talk about trading Isaiah Thomas and avoid the big contract? I’ll tell you what the Celtics should do. Indy 500 pole winner Scott Dixon has the fastest qualifying lap at Indy in 21 years and goes to Taco Bell to celebrate and gets an unwanted surprise.
If you’re looking for something good to watch, then don’t turn your TV to the NBA playoffs until the finals start. The Washington Wizards left their bench scoring in Washington. Pop goes off after losing starter Kawhi Leonard after he comes down on the foot of Zaza Pauchulia and compares the play to “manslaughter”. You won’t believe who has the best shot at the number one pick for the NBA lottery. Is Colin Kapernick being black balled, or is he just no good anymore and why is the NFL so concerned. Eddie Lacy makes $55,000 just for stepping on a scale and the John Daly diet is revealed!
A new rivalry in baseball is born as emotions from players and fans during the series of the Red Sox and the Orioles gets out of hand. Red Sox fans even yelled racial slurs at Adam Jones, even throwing peanuts at the Orioles outfielder. Manny Machado gets thrown at, again, this time by Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale. Things got so nasty that a Red Sox fan was kicked out of a game and banned for life from ever coming back to Fenway Park after yelling racial slurs during the national anthem. Tony Parker will miss the remainder of the 2017 NBA playoffs due to a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. The Mets lose Noah Syndergaard indefinitely with a partially-torn lat. We take a look at the JB’s Sports Jam contest and how you could win 2 $25 gift cards to Amazon!
Cole Thompson form draftwire.usatoday.com joins the show to go over the trades and selections of the first round in the NFL Draft. We discuss the Browns first pick and the trade the Bears made with the Niners. John Lynch gets the rookie GM of the year award. Did Kansas City give too much for their selection? Lonzo Ball gets turned down for what??
The NFL draft gets underway this week and who goes #1? Are the Browns serious about taking Trubisky with the first pick or will it be Myles Garrett? We talk about what the Browns should do. We also discuss the smoke screen that the 49ers are putting up and what I think they are really trying to do. Peppers and Foster both give diluted samples during their drug test during the combine. Why can’t the college players just put the weed down, at least until after the combine? Joe Johnson is the big name in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Steve Kerr takes leave again. We look at the 2nd round matchup for the NHL playoffs.
USA Today sports writer AJ Perez joins the show as we talk about the life of Aaron Hernandez behind bars and his death by suicide. Serena Williams is pregnant, we think?? You won't believe what fans were hearing during a tennis match. Tiger Woods has another back surgery, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy can’t come to grips with being 10-3 last year and LeBron James makes history again in the NBA playoffs.
We talk with neurosurgeon Dr. Mike Brown M.D. about youth and sports and the rise of concussions and what signs and symptoms parents need to look for to protect their kids. What is a good age for kids to play contact sports? We discuss all that and more with Dr. Brown. We recap the NCAA tournament. Did Kansas choke or did Oregon earn it? Lonzo Ball declares for the draft, but the bigger question is will his dad, LaVar Ball, ever stop talking? We recap the top 5 dumbest comments he’s made so far. Will the NBA take resting healthy players seriously? What can they do? I have a solution! You can reach us at 720-JAM-CHAT (720-526-2428). You can also find us on twitter with twitter handle @jbssportsjam and email me the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please leave a comment and review of the show!!
We have all the latest new from the first weekend of the NCAA tournament as Villanova and Duke get ousted in the 2nd round. We also talk about the gripes of how teams were seeded and was it unfair for Villanova to play a good Wisconsin team this early. Lets talk some baseball as team USA advances to the World Baseball Classic semis after a thrilling win over Dominican Republic. Cole Thompson from the draftwire joins us for part 2 of his interview to talk about the upcoming draft and who he has on top of his big board and you can read all of his updates at http://draftwire.usatoday.com/ and follow him on twitter with twitter handle @MrColeThompson.
Cole Thompson from the draftwire.com joins us to discuss the winners and loser from the combine and some of the players he sees as moving up teams’ draft boards. We discuss how the Cleveland Browns are using sabermetrics with their new chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta and how their moves this offseason will change the NFL from here on out. Remember the movie Moneyball? Can he incorporate sabermetrics into the NFL? Only time will tell, but I think he will get the Browns into the playoffs sooner than later with what he’s doing. We play the game Name The Ninny for a chance to win a new tumbler! We also take a quick look at the top free agency news from around the NFL. Thanks so much for listening and thank you so much for downloading and I invite you to please subscribe and be sure to leave a review as we build a sports jam nation one show at a time!! You can call us at 720 jam chat, that’s 720-526-2428. You can also find us on twitter as well. Our twitter handle is @jbssportsjam and you can email me at email@example.com and you can also find us on Facebook.
In this episode we introduce you to the best new sports podcast. We give you the mission statement of JB's Sports Jam along with what to expect from the show and the host, Jason Brown. We also discuss more about who Jason Brown is and his background which included working Arkansas Sports Entertainment with the AF2 team the Arkansas Twisters and the ECHL hockey team, the Arkansas Riverblades. We also discuss what's to come from the first few episodes. Be sure to visit us at www.jbssportsjam.com and you can call the JB's Sports Jam Mailbox at 720-JAM-CHAT, thats 720-526-2428 and follow us on twitter with handle @jbssportsjam. You can also find us on Facebook!