Welcome back to CSPN’s Know the Score !
This week, we get into some hot starts and hot shooting in the NBA, then discuss the gridlock within the AFC West division and upcoming matchups in the NFL. Plus, fantasy football advice and more!
Panelists on this episode are Sporting News digital content producer Nick Birdsong (@birds_word) and regular KTSPod contributor & Bourbon Ball D.C. attendee Tyler Ball (@taball1). This week’s episode is moderated by regular KTSPod contributor Nubyjas Wilborn (@nwilborn19).
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Play of the week
- Detroit’s Golden Tate jukes, stiff arms, and bowls over three Vikings en route to the game-winning TD in overtime.
- Travis Milne, LA Lakers fan, hits a halfcourt shot for $35,000.
ride the pine
- Columbus Blue Jackets and Team USA head coach John Tortorella for calling St. Louis Blues forward Ryan Reaves an “animal,” in a post game press conference.
- Kaela Carpenter, wife of Seahawks holder Dan Carpenter for tweeting that Richard Sherman should be castrated for his tackling of Carpenter during a field goal attempt.
- Mark Cuban, for taking an unreasonable stance against ESPN [and the NBA] by barring longtime ESPN reporters Tim McMahon and Mark Stein, over the issue that the network will not cover the Mavericks full-time.
Score of the week
- 13 – New NBA Single Game Record for 3-pointers set by Stephen Curry
- 6-2 – Charlotte Hornets start, best since 2000-01
- 1 – The number of NFL teams that have yet to allow a 100-yard rusher or receiver – the Dallas Cowboys. (Record of eight teams the Cowboys have played – 26-40-2, Eight teams remaining – 33-30).
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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.
Follow Don on twitter @DonDelarente
“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. Nubyjas also hosts “Beer, It Is”, the brand-new CSPN podcast about craft beer.
Follow Nubyjas on twitter @nwilborn19