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Danforth Dirt and Sprague 8.8.14 Hour 1

Aug 8, 2014|

The guys talk about the NFL Preseason, Kevin Durant leaving Team USA and the PGA Championship.

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It's time to DR for a day and fourth third and spray. Ocean today. Over 101000 books resented by Buffalo Wild Wings this is then poured billions -- -- this PGA championship -- edition of Danforth Durbin sprained his right if you -- like you branch. Spectacular golf. Stunning scenery amazing resort amenities launching an unlimited golf packages starting at 139%. Visit my new grants dot com today. It's PGA championship we've gone dead poor third in sprint on ESPN's. Sports Radio -- -- program. Good afternoon. They're -- and then I'm doing fantastic friends brag about himself I don't know why but I did a very very good. -- data as of Friday it is that's probably one of the key contributors. Beautiful weather out it is we're going to the beer festival after the shall -- time pumped about -- played golf last night which was a brilliant nine holes and our guys is so basically all things are going are going well for us right now we -- he's the Friday's if you will we do my wife hasn't left me my child is alive and readings are okay it was apparent late role as saying in -- -- like did I really don't have anything to complain about. Today it's going to be a fantastic -- -- and I think it's going to be a fantastic -- and feel you know there is one thing that we can't complain about and I think we might need an intervention next week is and that's when tainted imports returns we're gonna have a talk about this this this might be. -- A my leg the -- -- it might need to be because the guy's got issues every time where I mean we've been interacting a lot with with some nice things we got coming up on the on just sit around the station later this summer and into into football season. So a lot of emails have been flying around this week in Indian for the responds to emails within five minutes. The guys on vacation and he's responding to emails within five minutes he's got issues he's still in Sweden by the way you -- five and he -- surpassed that what happened -- the whole lot of walking away from technology don't unplug Kenya -- email us but he won't respond to text messages so apparently using a computer is okay but a phone is off limits -- him the guys. Had issues welcoming to -- board -- spraying it's Spragan dirt Danforth is out today he's been out all week he will be back Monday. Sitting right here in this year's sort of become a nice to have the three main group back until next Friday when dirt is out again yeah yeah I'm gonna go play a little golf tournament -- -- can be time very NBC -- that we had a great show lined up -- Lots NFL -- the pre season it's the freezes and we know what that entails Blige most starters are playing but let's break that that's break it down what are we what are we take away from some of those games he had some local guys that stood out -- so that's always fun to talk about Kevin -- leaving teen USA what do trader citing mental and physical fatigue I'm not really buying that excuse but you know what. We'll talk about that India is the first wave of superstar players to kind of decide at the world championships might not be the right direction. Up PGA reaction right now we got second round is under way Rory finished he is the leader right now leaderboard -- not played under unbelievable today he's continuing his dominance what's that mean for golf and how great is it to kind of finally have a guy stepping up in. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You can send in your -- goes throughout the whole show it is kind of your way. Something that's built up throughout the week it's your opportunity to -- is -- you know what enough of this crap this -- stop this is what needs to change. I know outcrop reminded board over there has got some good ones he does -- I think you've got a couple good idea I have a couple good -- some company hear what listeners have as well so. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- does not bat. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- All of our shows she's never going anywhere before we get to a a lot of hard hitting sports and -- when I dress something. This is something that a lot of people have been thinking about and I'm just gonna come out there and ominous. The Little League World Series and it -- plastered all over -- SPN and commercials. It needs to stop I have had about enough of these little eight to ten year olds -- overall they are. Being put all over my sports and or top ten highlights the star of the show letting go -- told not an idea it is simply letting go but it also is a reality of how many people really care about Little League World Series I love kids I have a kid I mean father. I get the pride and joy you yeah it -- kids involved or friend of your kid is involved had to reform what 90% of people watching this thing have no vested interest of in the fact that -- -- -- -- is in the qualifying round in the championship round. I just don't know where we got to where this was acceptable. I don't know if that's why it's not gonna play and that's of course is not try. Cats I regents OK things are hit the side of the mountain property on the made a statement it said today driver I really need your help point I want you can not help our. I'm really upset about Little League World Series scene and everywhere I -- -- you are -- yet that did Little League World Series really does drive me nuts at Odyssey does it and you don't wanna sound insensitive because I've had like family friends who have had like a cousin who has a child who has been a part of one of these teams is going to be played in -- It's cool you know when you get the connection and I must say this as well. If you're telling how long they've been showing this on TV now it feels like it's two weeks forty years not -- how long had stretches along -- time so if you're around the ages of twelve or thirteen within the last twenty or so years that you know okay maybe you had a dream as a kid you know hey maybe -- can go play in Little League World Series and it's fun for kids to watch so I understand that in but it is the most condescending sporting events that they ever they easiest it will ever shown on TV first up the fact that they think. Grown men with no connection to the teams -- Disney kids or anything at all -- said there's no grown man and I -- guarantee is -- grown men watching this million US no tie whatsoever to anybody playing Little League Baseball when you watching that it's a little weird. But at the same time that the two things it always struck -- that's about the league World Series is first off. The fact that they think they can get away with telling us that they're hitting a 120 mile an hour fastballs. And now with something that you brought up for the show which we now realize how condescending that is that there there inferring that a twelve year old child can hit -- the equivalent of a hundred I don't care what the CIA is miles and I don't care how you come about what sort of scientific experiment you used to come out with that number. But to sit there into infer that these kids get it a 120 mile an hour fastballs is the most disrespectful thing I've ever heard -- the sports fans. No we got a crying baby in well around this is all I know I mean blog I've I was having a great day helps really excited for the show we got a great show when we got a lot of NFL talk. I wanna talk this Kevin Durant leaving teen USA he's on the verge of a 300 plus million dollar deal -- -- and if they do is the top ten sports center place okay stop. It was the top ten stories -- why that little Bobby -- always -- you know -- and extending a little job Bob falls down and catches a fly ball only got to give -- a top three -- ports and our top ten are you kidding me people -- I don't -- -- -- and the Israelis don't root for it but do we need to show and on -- we wouldn't quite obviously a percent and love it out there fantastic place. They got a flat screen TV in their clubhouse when I was kind of nice you Joaquin media -- your sign and out. Do all the things get to Gatorade at great plays golf they always -- the big screen TV on ESPN's -- walked -- yesterday easy as I'm waiting all look up see what's on ESPN's he was going on. The league World Series. I woke up this morning I turn my TV have a couple copy get ready to take the morning dom penal -- -- target everything Null and turn on the TV -- and I ESP NF Little League World Series yeah it's everywhere you can't escape. Yeah I'd I do is I don't understand the fascination -- I'm sorry but excessive crying. Every time you strike out every time you drop a fly ball every time he tagged out in a homemade or at first or second our home plate. I just. I really don't understand the fascination with a plus you gotta be out here this all day. That's all they games are. All again the little -- more struck out guess what he's doing. -- a little so it's depressing as most annoying -- our roads is dumb and -- lied to us that is the most knowing exactly -- trust me as a parent I can it. I can agree with you on that when it is the most annoying so we're gonna talk a little NFL -- -- a lot things did happen -- crazy now I don't matter but be honest with yourself. You cared about it you're excited to see this young -- CAD you watch charges in the cowboys are on the NFL network. We have some football to at least watch some of these up and coming guys reagents. Instead teams that wanna see who pans out for the roster and can make it so we'll talk a little NFL pre season football next. You got damp for dirt and sprayed on ten ED the. This is a PGA championship we condition of Danforth dirt and -- brought to you by black and rants on ESPN's Sports Radio Jenny B -- for an extra hours in. -- You know what's funny about the Little League World Series is everything. Most people could care job couldn't care less about the Little League World Series east and it's funny tax I'd rather watch a Little League World Series. More -- more. The PDA in the WNBA -- and that to -- creates -- Iraq. And over fundamental basketball -- -- heart pounds fast isn't as fast as what I. I'll give him -- WNBA but I think -- -- I respondent -- I'd rather watch bowling in the Little -- Little League World Series -- there's no doubt I'd rather watch pool -- I'm -- orbit that I'd rather watch bowling in the little league world here's the best part of Little League World Series count how many of the Dominican. You have beards is -- -- Danielle -- anybody that was the only that was the only year that the Little League World Series was watchable on his 'cause you have like a 24 year old -- -- -- -- were -- doing because ready to play baseball today he's got a beard give me a -- ask his teammates how's he doing this. -- I feel I feel great man -- feel for ran past the hour. All right the -- curve ball for fifteen years -- -- -- and it he's the same page as everybody else that's idiotic game because that would they've clay how many innings they play -- the -- big settings or somebody like strike everybody out the gate yelling and no -- That's an organizer but let's we we digress likely jump into what we want a -- it's easy to get loss in the Little League World Series but this is more important highlighting bacon and football and that dark song and that pretty much sums up how we're all feeling and it's gonna be coming to fruition and it started last night. Where there were six NFL pre season games and I know I did pre season games don't count. 80% of the league that team played their starters more than a series if at all yeah. Moments you still get some fun things in the pre season people get reaction that's kinda went out last night everybody's overreacting over brain and we get in there and going a hundred. Cards and throwing sand with that is it grapple with quarterback for the patent case everybody overtaking -- -- -- now 58 yards and a touchdown of the -- -- he's performing well you -- some good moments last night to Kansas City Cincinnati they were you know one of the six games in. You know the interesting part of the Kansas City tees at least locally is -- Anthony Thomas and a lot of people in the Anthony was a is a real hotbed issue for a lot of people in terms of going to the next level. And wondering can he translate. What position is he gonna play is leaving any drafted he's got a bad attitude he's a mean guy nineteen guy. And it's the three season understandable but last night to me any most of that got solved about. Well you can't find a position formed well you will find one's form when you watch -- this guy doesn't view on this is exactly what he did. He. Didn't. Neitzel eighty yard punt when touched violin not even remotely close to any defender it was one of those classic. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Many of you know him India Anthony Thomas for the two guys I was curious to see how they're gonna be able this if they will be able to stick on an NFL team long term because. You heard that conversation so much about the Anthony was it when he was an -- -- what was his position and it was set that I need all three of us for really hard on. Well we talked about mark -- last year in the way that they used the Anthony Thomas and -- -- was a -- to carry the football lot early in the season. And they kind of got away from that he got hurt these they didn't really know how to use him was he a primary running back was he returned I was -- -- wide receiver and he got all the way to the Alamo Bowl -- he basically was even sniff in the field so. I have ever the it and -- missed -- This is the reason why a team was willing to go but -- -- was plays like this now we're back and overreact and -- your intake because he returned a punt in his first pre season game that means he's going to be the next Devin Hester. -- got on a limb and say that but when you have that kind of rock criticism. And that that ended the way that he cuts in and the speed that he has on a football field. Is something that I've not seen since Reggie Bush in college football Dexter McCluster is another data comes to mind -- who had a couple of good years in Kansas City so. There's a roll -- forget -- -- top as the question continues to be is there anyway you can get him involved in offense or is he just get a BS special teams guy in easy -- an -- is -- big enough for when he gets sick as you mentioned -- break. He was untouched on that return which is fine and dandy if you get beyond touched an album which we saw that allotted or you did you're gonna have a long career if you go on touched on a lot of those plays but as soon as he starts -- -- hit in the NFL is -- be willing to to kind of take that -- terror. That it that has on your body -- of the questions I'm curious but a great start for him and I'm sure Kansas City fans are. Talked about it in this was a guy to that right before the draft you know obviously we are all covering the local angle and -- -- gonna go is like -- gonna get drafted. Yeah a lot of guys in this draft and people looked at the Anthony Thomas and the rumor floating for a long time was. Could be that guy that drifts off and doesn't even get -- that kind of I think that surprised everybody is nobody was thinking an athlete like the Anthony with the speed that he -- these football fat. He's real life fast but he's not as fast track is a bit lower instate or sweet Markus -- Markus Wheaton beat him in the I forget what it was 100 leaders or somebody whenever and that was the biggest deal in the world markets was -- Indians and he was third. But he's football fast and we've seen that time and time again. And if you have a good outing which he did if for some for MacKenzie geez you're gonna get taken he was their fourth round draft pick. And people struggled for the longest time in camp leading up to last night. The buzz in Kansas City was actually him it was the Anthony has impressed yeah -- people -- party -- -- kind of BM the next Dexter McCluster and that's where people look at a set position. But people still look at athlete like TNT Thomas and I'm sorry I don't care who doesn't count or does count. When you watch him do what he did last night it tells you can find a position form until you can find a way to give him the ball. I thought it was really cool to watch him do that dig into the house -- life. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And then turn it around it's just it's hard because like he does have unbelievable speed but at the same time your talking about the first pre season game. Where I'm I'm -- special teams have been practiced for what two weeks now so yeah it's it's not like the punt -- -- where it's gonna be in week eight -- -- -- -- it -- he was returning in some -- -- get -- -- but -- but yeah when you have that kind of athletic ability and that kind of speed and this is always the case that we made from when he was an -- there's got to -- a way to find the football there's got to be a way to get -- the ball in his hands to make -- to turn him into a difference maker because he -- he has that athletic and that talented yes. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Said that when you stand next to lakes he struck I was blown away and never stand next on the the year he redshirt in an organ. And you got to see the highlights don't get a closed and too much the obviously close practice in the first time I did I was blown away how ambiguous he was he was just physically impressive so he's a guided. He had a great year last year at Baylor he was and Heisman conversation for a handful of weeks there with the start of the season he had. Though that they got I was focused on the Washington I'm really curious to see what the end of doing with them as public workers I love Kirk cousins I think he's he has the ability to be a starting quarterback in this league. RG three obviously to get a whole lot of playing time last night but cousins came out nine -- thirteen 103 yards and a touchdown. At some point Washington's gonna have to figure out what they're gonna do with him because I do honestly believe they Kirk cousins he's ready he's good enough to be is starting quarterback -- You know we usually we don't do this a lot and a prime -- doesn't do this a lot we got a call anyone to talk about the Anthony Thomas on the geez I was doing until an OK let's let's -- -- -- put him on the -- let's see you at this is a game my phone recycler you're on the air right now no cursing what did you think about the anti -- Hey guys I love this show ads are you sort of you I -- Missouri so. Other measures you're I don't watch -- -- screen and and the scuttlebutt around cheering you eat at at all about. A colleague where you guys want to talk about proper term last night you did not never see up and watch all forty years I've. I've seen IE. Beat people's. Watch. It caught that I don't help anybody checked I excellent Oscar was quick. But I. That's an Oscar -- -- a strategy that got really out of position. To me. Look like you'll remember what he looks -- -- Dexter McCluster I ever seeing eight. So. Results are. You're fired up by a male and what was your name young zionists in my Max all right thanks Max for the phone call good luck to your chiefs this year and hey. It feels great to finally have simple ball back. I'm fired up about that Max was fired -- popped now -- say it is. That is why I love talking to play. Now max's daily inspiration man that is awesome its pre season football I love it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Was -- did you -- one to be in that I got home and I I was able to catch a lot of the highlights but I turned it on probably indeed the start of the second quarter. In Seattle had a lot of starters still in the game that they -- it was just weird to be Russell Wilson played in the second quarter like he played a lot last night and -- get. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And we love for blower to talk about the NFL some more today but coming up next Kevin Durant -- team USA saying being -- geared. Mentally and physically or was -- just a Smart move after seeing a terrible injury with money on the line. We'll talk about the next -- damp ordered -- on the fan. This is a PGA championship we condition of Danforth dirt and spray trucks and by black. -- on ESPN's Sports Radio virginity -- CNN. You know we're here we're just we're not a huge. We're not a big wholesale. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- His -- or call yet economic controls the the moment thing here so. You know when I'm sitting abusive relationship now that he's got tiger distances listing all they get you on -- guess -- just said minutes of Friday give us a call. Especially at 2 o'clock would you -- -- -- 2 o'clock 215 you can text is in a 5535 and it has tiger bogeyed a hole. Not that night after night so we don't talk -- -- -- a sell out and -- act. But today was a day where I was glad we took a phone call and Macs really pain and -- that was fantastic that was the greatest phone call I've ever heard on his show that -- at. He's already di Dee Anthony Thomas is already better than Deion Sanders and Dexter McCluster you're darn right years -- you pre season the year up. Interesting news that came out after our show yesterday Kevin Durant announced today he's leaving teen USA will not play in the world championships. And he cited mental and physical fatigue as the reasons why he's he's going and he's played the most minutes -- the last four years. But the interesting conversation there is it's not just about the tee because obviously there are some done some factors in play here one. You saw Paul George and solid injury one that -- him via -- Paula George -- to come back from an injury he may never be the same player and he will never get the same amount of money that he was gonna go. Are gonna get once his career continued to progress. And to a lot of you might not know this. Under armor which is based in Baltimore Maryland close to Kevin Durant let me tell you knowing that information is reportedly by just reports right now offering Kevin Durant 810 year. And somewhere between 30325. Million dollar shoe deal for him to leave Nike where. Essentially when you stack -- the athletes -- basketball he's the fourth -- behind Jordan LeBron and Kobe won it also includes a stake in the company yet they're offering amnesty in a -- -- -- -- -- me on my -- -- I forgot about that little aspect I was the one -- -- at three and it really is a lot doesn't -- -- -- account given this -- stock options was going on -- Kevin Durant citing mental and physical -- I take not saying he's lying about -- I completely believe him yeah that is not the only reason he's walking away from team USA. And Mel it's not -- all you look at yourself and in Kevin Durant issues are you kidding me years sitting around in your playing basketball day in and day out in -- you're watching guys like the Brian James traveled the world. Eagle all over the place and have fun and doing charity work like come on and of course he's gonna back out the reason why he said it was mental fatigue. Was because of how bad Kevin Love got a member Kevin love's agent came out said yeah you know look this is a big year for us he's on the trading block -- one assign a Mac fixed Max extension next year. As a rescue injury racquet like everybody cannot attack him answer how dear you pull out just because you're scared of getting her come on now you got to be better than that. So he goes this excuse he says he's mentally fatigued now he gets attacked. I don't understand this to me if I was an MBA player and I saw the reaction a lot of fans sat towards guys not playing in the world championships. I'd say screw this mean I'm not gonna be a part that I'm not gonna do this. This first up there's no point guys like Kevin Durant LeBron James Chris Paul. They're good enough to you Kevin Love they're good enough for their -- they can make the Olympic roster if they wanna play and -- we let us. Say what they're gonna -- exactly what they're good regular Colangelo and coach cable roll over and say absolutely united -- LeBron James and Kevin to rain you guys -- -- -- to go to the world championships with us. Give me a break I have no problem what guys backing out of this to meet this is an interesting argument that's -- continued to evolve. Because you could get more more players that are gonna say you know what I don't wanna do the state of -- said look I'm not scared to freaky injury it's no big deal it's easy it's easy for him to say that because he's the one trying to make exactly and he's not exactly he's not in the same spot as a Kevin Durant and -- were gonna get to a point I don't know how long it's gonna take maybe it's after the next Olympics go down I don't know wind and that is exactly gonna happen but. That we're gonna have a conversation about the more championships and say should we just start winning college players claim this again or should just be guys in the first 23 years of their contracts. All by Damian Miller to deal John Wall like. There's a lot of young talent out there that I'm sure would be willing to do it like you say because they wanna prove themselves but you don't need to force the superstars to go through this. And fortunate counterargument to that there would one in two and three year guys in the NBA. What happens when the next one gets -- -- in the next whenever against -- if you have a wall of deal. A little or they go on play and they represent in the feeble world championships and they -- her and then that's where people start saying Bret -- well it should be college -- I just I don't buy completely that's the reason that -- Iran is sitting out is he tired yes -- -- -- probably sure sure yeah guess what he's probably doing today playing in a gym somewhere again some people and having fun and enjoying himself right before that injury. You read all the reports in practice leading up to inner squad scrimmage. Him James Harden and Paul and George were some of the three if not the three closest guys -- -- team in terms of friendship -- every day after practice they were playing King of the Hill which is a one on one whoever scores first wins the next guys out the next guys up. And that's what they were doing every day and he was loving playing for teen USA bright red but suddenly the big fat contract in ownership stake happens for a shoe deal and under armour. You watched that terrible injury happened upon George and your mind starts to shifting you start to put what -- senior rain because the last thing you want the who wants to lose out on 300 plus yeah that's all lot of money for a freaking shoe deal first shoe company. That doesn't even sell shoes and I don't consider too that -- you know opposed to its its opponents in Nike and indeed isn't even a little bit -- and me. I look it is moving its a Smart one by Kevin Durant not sure it's really gonna start a wave of a superstar players in opting out of this year's. But I could see going forward where other people -- is three years down the road yeah yeah agents get to these guys coaches talked to these guys. And -- even some teams may be the next CBA say screw this man we do not -- be only count won't lose our superstar. Because you won a plane some tournament that ultimately doesn't matter for teen USA now because we're still in a Wendell. Yet doesn't matter at all didn't do the NBA fans care I mean look I love the MBA -- a blazer fan my entire life I watch it nonstop. But I could care less about the road championships and to me that's for a lot of fans come from and that's why when this kind of news comes out. I generally don't care is good for you Kevin Durant go enjoy your off season that's it's the same thing we said about the markets when he wanted to take the off -- not good man you had a long year. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- He admits is not that important annual prospect from a basketball. Kevin Durant leaving teen USA. Citing mental and physical VT although there are a lot of factors at play there. Reportedly he has a ten year 300 plus million dollar contract on -- offer to be the face and part owner and have a stake in the company for -- and I love this text is that we must protect this vault of cash -- -- -- -- -- Bethlehem has some don't know that yet that's that's a pretty accurate assumption right there. Up next Roy McIlroy he's dominating the that -- PGA championship right now he's playing incredible golf. And look I don't wanna talk Tiger Woods anymore tigers plus for easy relevant I wanna talk about Rory McIlroy because it is fun to watch gain in day out now and for three consecutive tournaments -- Rory Mac Cory coming on. And playing stellar golf -- we haven't seen. In a long time we'll talk about Rory the PGA championship next to got give order and sprayed on the thing. Saying yeah. -- This is a PGA championship edition and -- Germans -- you right doesn't like black. On ESPN's Sports Radio -- hello friends. -- Can't afford earns break here on fans. As the voice catches and hello. Yeah most techsters are buying Kevin Durant excuse look I don't either is he physically tired yeah it probably played the most yeah -- -- -- like. You know they've only got you know whenever he was -- -- and -- -- Daniel probably grant dropping out just -- -- to be honest and anybody paying him for saying the you know hand back -- -- -- -- the million dollar deal and unfortunately there are people out there that would do that there are and that's the sad fact of the matter. Kevin love's agent -- Beasley can not to the same thing I can't contract year reciting a Max deal next year we're not gonna risk injury it's a hundreds -- million dollars or six out Quigley sixty -- you know hundred million dollar deal here. Where we're not gonna risk it. If it was so well woke -- mommy NBA teams of people attacked Kevin Love for or that they did to me is just unfair I have no issues would -- leaving but beyond its mental fatigue pleases basketball not rocket science artists and I admire respect. Yeah Brandon and that's how most people -- love Kevin Durant he's a lot of fun to watch -- you don't need to come out hearing -- this dog and pony -- yeah -- -- it's all over the Blogosphere is that you got a 300 plus million dollar -- -- that -- Smart answer would have -- -- that the Smart thing for him to say it would have been paid -- -- my good friend seeing him get -- just shook me to the core I -- my future -- and I didn't nobody -- attacked and I would just like to play in the Olympics and really represent my country at the highest level league -- everybody would completely agree -- that the attack. Kevin Durant leaving team USA the PGA championships are under way right now lot of guys are on the course. And Rory McIlroy is it any surprise that Rory McIlroy he's leading the field right now he finished in nine under today. -- get to watch the first nine holes because for some reason PGA so stupid doesn't think they should televise the best player in the world spin off -- and again that is the first three hours a tournament don't -- don't need to show for four I think guys -- -- 6 o'clock AM our time it -- come on TV -- 10 AM that was an issue that I had heavily stock would Danforth disease the big golf -- is I don't understand if you wanna grow your game -- help viewers get into a little more. When you have if tigers in contention or stills teeing -- -- he's the leader board. Where you have a name like Rory that's dominating. How in the hell don't you play him and find a way to put it on subscribe general care it's the Hallmark Channel. But find a way to put it on like the NCAA tournament does with every single tournament yet there's. Gotta be an answer -- right -- and the big -- -- and he he he watches the live stream online which more power to be on -- -- that I'm not gonna watch it online stream in the too lazy for that I'm way too lazy for that too which is way too much effort in and they got pretty lucky that tiger had a client Prius because tiger was one of the guys in the early group now he's on the course right now some people are able to watch him on TDs afternoon. But will when he played early in the morning yesterday data show that they didn't show is single hole I think he was on the -- polar something. As soon as the coverage came on -- on -- one -- like all right see you later tiger that's usually the guy that most people wanna watch and always not playing well right now but the -- TV saying he did it drives me -- it's a major championship -- for -- a year how can you not figure out how to show the entire thing on TV Brian -- finished his -- nine under in this is what he had to say after his round. Feeling good about my -- I'm confident. And you had the ball well for the most part and had a quite as well today as as I did yesterday but I am. You still really in control my game. Must be nice as I was beaten and I I still didn't hit the ball as well as good as yesterday but I had a two stroke lead at the end is that yet but I struggled to a 67. He shot -- 66 yesterday Rory give me a break -- look. He is playing unbelievable golf right now and -- every time we've interviewed one of those golf writers are analysts and and to kind of treaty these big major championships. They always say this was the case at the open championship when he's on he's unbeatable and at that sounds pretty obvious but. There are certain guys were when they play at their best he can still find a way to get out and Rickie Fowler's a good example that are at the open championship he played a flawless forties or golf. But it just wasn't good enough and was knocked -- enough to catch Rory McIlroy when he's playing the what he has right now -- he can't catch up to him because he's at the fairways you straight -- putts short game is on point. Everything is clicking right now with Rory McIlroy and this is great for golf heading into the weekend. To have a guy Natalie did did the obvious he would be open championship but anyone the Bridgestone last week now we can be potentially winning his fourth major league's leading. With a chance to win his fourth major before the age 25 -- and that's gonna lead into Augusta next April. -- is a chance to finish a career slam this is about about as good as the first two days. -- gone for golf because it doesn't matter the rest of names on the leaderboard as long as he got a headliner up top and that's -- -- that's why you could ask. One he's won two straight tournaments going into this thing including the open the British Open. A insist look sports is interesting and the fact of most people can say they don't care follow golf very closely and I agree with you look at the TV -- -- -- -- -- but. When you do once in awhile every generation gets a new player and right now the player for this -- -- this demographic in these -- these golf fans right now it's Roy Mack and Isaiah we transition from Tiger Woods I think we've all kind of agreed that he is no longer relevant in terms of winning majors in being the number one ranked player in the World League now is -- consistently injured. And you look at somebody like Rory in this is what this sport needs this is something that people enjoy watching that -- -- dominance you can not yet you cannot know a whole lot about golf and that's fine I don't know a whole lot about golf. But I will tell you once you get that right player to kind of captivating pull me -- -- I will watch because is anything this country likes it's dominate consisting champions from football baseball basketball it is we have seen time and time again throughout the years people will watch the same athletes continue to dominate. Even if they tell you they they don't they still wanna see you are either choke in the big game -- lose or they can continue their dominance that we can continue to hate him and be angry because we all need to vent on something and sports is a good venue for that. Right now it's great that golf has that in Roy -- right. Blade and the Yankees are great examples that were so many people hate the Yankees but when they're in the World Series everybody watches you -- the Yankees get when they get lose. What was the story -- gonna be there so I I completely agree about. You know be be in a big time golf fan I'll say this I hate the argument when people say tiger's not contention tiger's not playing I'm not gonna watch especially when it comes to major championships but what I will concede is. The first three majors this year have been pretty lackluster and the masters. I loved watching Jordan speeds -- he couldn't hang with -- on the back nine on Sunday he may give a run on the -- the kind of fell apart there on the back so you didn't have an an exciting finish came down the wire. The US open -- just ran away with -- Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday was never close it was wire to wire he dominated the entire thing the open championship a pretty similar story with Rory. Where Sergio -- -- a little bit on Sunday's attack that was hit my three strokes Sanjay yeah Sergey -- tried but there was never -- had a moment where you thought is Rory losing this is Sergio -- be that good where he's gonna get back into it there wasn't that kind of intense feeling so. That's the only thing I was hoping for coming into the PGA championship was stick to give me some excitement I wanna be glued to my -- on Sunday. And not able to change channel and Rory McIlroy whether he's dominating or whether it comes down to the wire he's got to make a putt on eighteen. That's what it's gonna do it for that raising contention -- matter how big leader how tight the lead. I will be watching on Sunday if you look at the guys around him. Nobody's been able to make big moves today the weather conditions aren't great Ryan Palmer looked his way into a one under he's two strokes off he birdied seventeen and eighteen luckily Lee Westwood he's one under -- six holes Kevin Chappell the -- we talked a lot about yesterday's even -- X one under through five so nobody's been able to make a whole lot of bills besides for McIlroy it was 66 yesterday 67 today EEE is just. All the field when I do believe if Rory can win this tournament win another major. I do believe that puts him into. Class and a status where does it's not just a conversation on sports center on Sunday. This is something that Nike. And ESPN they can see that tiger no longer can can win every tournament he's not in contention for majors. This is something that I think those two power companies they gravitate towards and that -- be Smart helmet where you say Rory in his prime he's playing spectacular golf he's consistent. We are going to shove him down your throat the FDL I don't want Rory shoved down my throat. But everybody wants a little Rory shuts down after that I -- here when they simulated. Ideally and you're gonna start if he wins now we I don't -- we say get over our skis on has 'cause he's got to play on the weekend but he has been hot so far. Lately if he's able to win this major championship I believe he becomes only the third guy in golf history to win four majors before the age 25 the other two Jack and tiger so. That's really gonna start to get those comparisons in the way this has a lasting impact he could already see it just in terms of what he wears and a close at ninety makes him where we talk all the time about cutting getting people re engage with the sport of golf. You -- Jimmy he's more of a modern looking guy kind of wears the flat bill hat. They are absolutely attacking younger golfers and younger viewers hoping that they say hey this is a 24 year old kid you could start to get behind because he is the next. Big thing in golf we've got a jam packed 1 o'clock hour we got the smorgasbord sports coming up next. The big twelve commissioner Bob bulls' -- talks about academics is being the reason for the the alliance of the power five conferences. We've got more NFL talk NFC north treaty with the Green Bay Packers know a lot packer fans in Portland. And we got our Legos -- 2 o'clock see you can textiles and it 55305. We're also gonna take phone calls if you wanna jump on the Airways and do your letting go. We will give you about when he 2.5 seconds to do -- letting go get your rant ready kinda fun it's the end of the week -- a good day where a great show yet damp ordered -- antennae defense.

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