Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score !
This week, our entire KTSPod team form a panel to discuss the latest developments in the NBA Playoffs and NHL Stanley Cup Playoff, with finals already set in the latter sport. Also, a discussion around the social issues in sports, including fallout from the Baylor University scandal and firings, the Ole Miss Laremy Tunsil debacle, and a recent article about blacks, athletics, and analytics.
All of this, plus our nominees for the weekly #KTSPod awards.
Cast your votes on twitter using the hashtag #KTSPolls.
This week’s panel consists of regular #KTSPod co-hosts Don (@dondelarente), Jessy (@thatssojessy), and Nubyjas Wilborn (@nwilborn19). This episode is moderated by Tyler Ball (@taball1).
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Play of the Week nominees
- Cardinals SS Aledmys Diaz makes a ridiculous over-the-shoulder catch in LF to start a double play vs. Cubs
- Stephen Curry’s picks Kevin Durant’s pocket and finishes game clinching layup.
- Kyrie Irving gets by Kyle Lowry with the crossover and finishes – left handed!
- Bismack Biyombo blocks Lebron James (blown call) and Kevin Love
Ride the Pine nominees
- NFL League Office for withholding information about the effects of concussions
- Draymond Green for kicking Steven Adams in the “man parts.”
- Baylor University for just general poor conduct.
- Rob Ryan for unloading sour grapes at Sean Payton/Saints
Score of the Week nominees
- 1 – First appearance for the San Jose Sharks in the Stanley Cup Finals (1991).
- 6.08 – NY Mets Matt Harvey’s earned run average.
- 31 – Cavs halftime lead in Game 5; NBA Conference Finals Record.
- 1,130,000 – Derek Fisher’s spousal support payments for the next decade
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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.
Follow Tyler on twitter @taball1
“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
“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