Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score !
This week, Nubyjas chats with Cleveland-based sports journalists Emmett Golden and George Thomas on the heels of ESPN’s recent 30-for-30 documentary “Believeland” about sports in the city of Cleveland. Together, the three discuss:
Covering Cleveland sports
Being Cleveland fans
Biggest heartbreak moments
Lebron leaving, then returning
Can Cleveland handle winning a championship?
Art Modell and the Browns move
Why do fans keep coming back?
All of this, plus our nominees for the weekly #KTSPod awards.
Cast your votes on twitter using the hashtag #KTSPolls.
This week’s show features ESPN Cleveland’s and Cavs Insider Emmett Golden (@egoldie80), Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com sports writer George Thomas (@GeorgeThomasABJ), and regular #KTSPod co-host Tyler Ball (@taball1). This episode is moderated by Nubyjas Wilborn (@nwilborn19).
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Play of the Week nominees
- Social media exchanges between the Sixers & the Kings, the Lions & the Packers
- Penguins’ Sidney Crosby nets 1st career playoff OT goal to tie series at 1 game apiece.
- Braves’ Freddie Freeman with two 2-run homers in a game.
- Rangers’ Odor punch to Blue Jays’ Joey Bats
Ride the Pine nominees
- Thunder’s Steven Adams for his “quick little monkeys” comment
- Kyle Lowry leaving early before halftime in the playoffs
- Rihanna tagging Lebron in her IG photos
Score of the Week nominees
- 10- number of Tyronn Lue’s consecutive playoff wins to start his career
- 17- number of Lebron James’ FGs in the ECF, most of them in the paint
- 15 pts in 1:20- Steph Curry catches fire in 3rd quarter of Game 2 in the WCF
This week’s guests
ESPN Cleveland’s Laugh track and Cavs insider. Co-Host of The Golden Boyz. I ain’t broke, but I’m badly bent. When in doubt, Call Ja Rule.
Writer for http://Ohio.com Akron Zips, CLE sports, pop culture. Snarky nerd. Twitter: a wretched hive of scum and villainy.
Sounds for Know the Score provided by Zip Leathers.
About the Know the Score team:
“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.
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.
Follow Tyler on twitter @taball1
“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.
Follow Don on twitter @DonDelarente