Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score!
This week, we begin the show by welcoming the newest member of our regular Know the Score team, Tyler Ball, who brings his love of sports and years of experience in sports coverage to our amazing rotation of hosts. Discussed this episode are: Holly Holm defeating Ronda Rousey in the UFC, Cam Newton’s dab celebration causes some fans to lose their senses, The Rockets fire head coach Kevin McHale, surprising starts for the Spurs, Bucks, & Mavs, the announcement of MLB regular season awards, and a farewell for The Rainbow Warrior & Big Papi.
All of this, plus our nominees for the weekly #KTSPod awards.
This week’s episode is moderated by Nubyjas Wilborn (@nwilborn19).
What are your picks for Play of the Week, Ride the Pine, & Score of the Week? Vote in the polls below!
Play of the Week nominees
- Corey Brewer’s 3-pointer sends Rockets into overtime against the Trail Blazers
- Jamie Vardy’s miraculous goal continues his streak of 10 consecutive games with a score
- Holly Holm’s kick to the face of Ronda Rousey
Ride the Pine nominees
- Indiana fans for taking their criticism of Tom Crean out on Crean’s kids
- Kevin McHale’s wife for insisting that the Kardashian curse is real
- Locker room spies on the Towson University Swimming/Diving Teams
Score of the Week nominees
- 40: Happy Birthday to one of the best ball handlers in NBA history: Jason “White Chocolate” Williams
- 484: The number of goals that Alexander Ovechkin has scored in his career making him the greatest Russian scorer in the NHL
- 1: One final season for Big Papi David Ortiz, who has announced that 2016 will be his last year playing baseball for the Boston Red Sox
Sounds for Know the Score provided by Zip Leathers.
About the Know the Score team:
Follow Nubyjas on twitter @nwilborn19
Tyler Ball has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience covering intercollegiate sports, particularly at the Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) of our nation.With over 10 years of service at N.C. A&T State University, Tyler has had access to some of the best athletes over the past 20 years. Tyler is a Sports Media Journalist and blog contributor whose work has been featured in the Associated Press, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated.
Father of 2 girls, Washington, DC native by way of Harlem in NYC. Working in IT Security. Very passionate about sports, known to be “the ESPN anchor from around the way.” Die hard fan of the Dallas Cowboys, NY Knicks, Florida State Seminoles (CFB), and the North Carolina Tar Heels (CBB). Huge buff of documentaries & biopics.
Follow Tim on twitter @TimmyJig
“I consider myself a sports super nerd. I’m #HTTR and #BeatDook till I die.” Member of the #RampanBlackNeckaryCrew. Don is also the co-host of CSPN’s pro wrestling podcast The WrassleCast.
Follow on twitter @DonDelarente