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October 2013


October 5, 2013 guest Sid Bream. We discussed his famous slide for the Braves that ended the Pirates World Series bid and started a 20 year drought for the Pirates. We also discussed comparing Ken Norton's fights with Ali to the Rocky movies, a new mercy football rule in Northern California that is unbelievable, the wild no-hitter on the last day of the season, and the kid who gave Alex Rodriguez his grand slam ball back-the one that broke Lou Gehrig's record.








October 12, 2013, we discussed Tim Tebow going to the Jaguars? The NHL having new divisions, tattoo on a Dodger's fan's head, LC Greenwood's death, David Ortiz watching his home run and the reaction of the pitcher, and NHL fights - good for the game?




October 19, 2013, guest John Rothschild, Football and Horse Racing handicapper. We discussed handiccapping football and horse racing along with Houston Texan fans cheering when their quarterback, Matt Schaub, get hurt. We talked about Ortiz' dramatic grand slam, the lights going out in Comerica Park, John Jay's disappointing play in the Cardinals/Dodgers playoffs, Yasiel Puig - hotdogging it or getting excited? Is it good for baseball? How are the Sewahawks getting so many lucky breaks? Lastly, will either the Broncos or Chiefs seriously challenge the '72 Dolphins unbeaten season?







 
October 26, 2013, we discussed Carolina Panthers' defensive end, Greg Hardy's claim that he could beat LeBron James one on one, Grambling's proud football program descending into further chaos when the school cancelled the game against Jackson State after disgruntled players refused to travel. Bum Phillips died at age 90-we mentioned many of his famous quotes. Is the World Series on a decline with viewers? Lastly, Condoleezza Rice being named to college football committee.