Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score !
This week, our full KTSPod team are back together in studio to discuss the NBA and NHL postseasons, regular season awards being handed out in the NBA. Plus, NFL draft talk, top picks getting traded and Josh Norman lands in D.C. Our panel also reflects on the passing of sports figures Dwayne “Pearl” Washington, Will Smith, Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, and music icon Prince.
All of this, plus our nominees for the weekly #KTSPod awards.
What are your picks for Play of the Week, Ride the Pine, & Score of the Week?
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Play of the Week nominees
- White Sox Turn A 9-3-2-6-2-5 Triple Play
- Rockets’ James Harden hits game-winner vs. Warriors
- Pat Kane fakes out two Blues, then scores off his own rebound in the 2nd overtime to give the Blackhawks the win and stave off elimination
- Yasiel Puig’s double 7-5 play
Ride the Pine nominees
- Jonathan Manziel for being fired by another agent, this time Drew Rosenhaus/Drew Rosenhaus for publicly issuing ultimatums to Manziel to go to rehab, then firing him, all for PR.
- Conor McGregor for suddenly “retiring” after being pulled from UFC 200 by Dana White, only to pull himself out of promoting the fight.
- Curt Schilling for his comments on recent laws against the transgender community
- Marcus Smart for this terrible flop vs. The Hawks that the NBA fined him for.
Score of the Week nominees
- 26 – Game 2 misses by Kevin Durant, most in a playoff game since Michael Jordan in 97.
- 15 – Number of blocks by the Atlanta Hawks in game 2 against the Boston Celtics.
- 12- Out of 16 games decided by 10 points or more so far in the NBA playoffs
- 0- Number of hits given up by Chicago Cubs’ ace Jake Arrieta in 16-0 rout of Reds. Second no-hitter in his last 11 starts!!!
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About the Know the Score team:
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.
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“I consider myself a sports super nerd. I’m #HTTR and #BeatDook till I die.” Member of the #RampantBlackNeckaryCrew. Don is also the co-host of CSPN’s pro wrestling podcast The WrassleCast.
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“Crossfitter, born again Runner & craft beer lover. multimedia sports journalist. Here to incite, enlighten, & entertain.” Nubyjas is a health/fitness & food reporter for the Tallahassee Democrat.
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