Posts tagged Mickey Callaway
Gerald Brown of Sirius XM NBA Radio on NBA Free Agency. Kawhi & The Latest Player Empowerment Angle, OKC Dismantling? MLB Storylines At The Break, NHL Free Agency, Coco's Rise At Wimbledon

Episode 79 delivers all of the latest and greatest in the world of sports. On deck:

Kawhi Leonard chooses LA, but not the Lakers! How the latest player empowerment movement impacts the Association as Paul George tag teams with the NBA Finals MVP? What does OKC do with Russell Westbrook in the aftermath of this deal? (Knick fans: Don't even think about it!)

As MLB hits the break, what we can possibly expect over the course before the trade deadline and the second half of the season. I'll also deep dive on the Mets and Yankees and what lies ahead for both franchises.

On a lesser scale, the NHL free agency period was chock full of signings. The Rangers get their man, while the Islanders are still scrambling for a sniper. I'll get into all of the major free agents and where they've ended up to this point.

Fifteen year old Coco Gauff has been the story at Wimbledon to date. Unfortunately, she wasn't able to get past former #1 Simona Halep. as chase for a championship comes to a close. Could this be the next rising star in tennis? What does this mean moving forward?

Plus, my Hero and Zero of the Week.

(59:57) My guest is host of Sirius XM's The Bottom Line Sports Show on NBA Radio, Gerald Brown as we discuss the craziness of the NBA offseason. The impact of what took place in Brooklyn as opposed to the Garden. Why Knick fans shouldn't get wrapped up in what the Nets are doing? Best signing this offseason? Head scratcher? And lots more.

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Sports 'Dead Zone' Pt. 2, Mets Unraveling in Wrigley, Yanks Soaring with London On Deck, Celtics Re-tooling?

Episode 77 welcomes in summer, closes out June and prepares us for another sports talk podcast party for the masses. On tap:

The second sports 'Dead Zone' of the year has arrived. I'll explain.

An eventful week that was for the Mets included, the firing of their pitching coach and bullpen coach. Pete Alonso’s record breaking rookie season, not securing a road series win since the beginning of April at Wrigley Field, leading up to some salty post game comments by manager, Mickey Callaway, at a Newsday reporter AND pitcher Jason Vargas intervening. Is Mickey Callaway on his way out? My biggest fear for Pete Alonso in 2019?  I have LOTS to say about this, as you might expect!

The Yankees weren't able to pay back the Astros with a sweep at home, but come off of an eight game winning streak as their big guns (i.e. Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge) are back in the starting lineup. They have a trip across the pond at the end of the week in London vs. the Red Sox. You'll get my take on why I don't like these games being played overseas?

I'll recap the NBA Draft, get into some NBA free agency stuff as we're exactly a week away. Plus, my thoughts on the Celtics this offseason. Are they looking to re-tool? Re-load?

I'll touch on the Devils and Rangers going 1-2 in the draft and what that means for the rivalry and organizations moving forward. Also, my Hero and Zero of the Week.

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Raptors Rapture, Giannis's Growth, NBA Finals Preview, STL-BOS Cup Preview, Yanks Big Week, Mets Big Trip, Twins Juggernaut? Hero & Zero of Week

Episode 71 has Championship flavor all around! On tap:

Toronto Raptors have exorcised the playoff demons, but have one more mountain to climb. Kawhi Leonard’s playoff brilliance. How the bench stepped up to win this series? Do they have a shot against the two time defending champs? On the other side, the Milwaukee Bucks fall flat on their face. What went wrong? How this loss will help the growth of Giannis Antetekoumpo? Plus, a preview of the NBA Finals.

The Quest for the Cup begins in Boston as they host the St. Louis Blues. The storylines of former Blues captain, David Backes, Blues coach, Craig Berube. Is this the end for Bruins captain, Zdeno Chara? And my prediction for who will hoist the Cup?

Also, the week that was for the Yankees and a huge showdown vs. the Red Sox. The Mets get back to .500 but have a tricky West Coast trip in LA & Arizona. And what’s in the water in Minnesota as the Twins are racking up record numbers on offense?

Plus, the French Open, another deflating first round defeat for Caroline Wozniacki. The Indianapolis 500 and the Hero and Zero of the Week.

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Mets Mess. Who's To Blame? Jets Adam 'Gase Of Thrones', GSW On Cusp, Bruins Cup Bound, Koepka Hangs On & More

Get ready for some serious heat as Episode 70 is going to deliver a knockout punch. On tap:

The Mets are in crisis mode as we’re a week away from MEMORIAL DAY! Who’s to blame for this mess? Is Mickey Callaway dead man walking? Where’s Brodie Van Wagenen? I have lots to get off my chest about this.

Jets coach, Adam Gase, has the Throne as his power play over the departed GM Mike Maccagnan was successful. Hear why this has disaster written all over it? What will owner Chris Johnson do down the road if this experiment doesn’t work? And you won’t believe who’s rumored to become the possible GM!

Golden State on the verge on another Finals trip. Toronto going down in a fight with Milwaukee. Also, the Knicks lose out on the Zion Williamson Sweepstakes. Does that mean the #3 overall pick will be dangled as trade bait?

The Boston Bruins are back in the Stanley Cup Finals, but is Brad Marchand bringing the NHL back to the Dark Ages?

Plus, Brooks Koepka hangs on to win the PGA, War Of Will wins the Preakness, Deontay Wilder’s first round KO and much more!

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Subway Series Pt. 2, Mets Debacle, British Open, NBA News, NFL Anthem Issues AGAIN!

The unofficial start of the second half of the baseball season is in full swing. There were more sparks off the field than on for the New York Mets. I'll recap the abbreviated Round 2 of the Subway Series, plus, what in the world happened in Metville over the weekend? Yoenis Cespedes has bum heels? That he's played with for FIFTEEN YEARS? With an EIGHT-TO-TEN month recovery process? Who did the Mets get in return for closer Jeurys Familia? Why couldn't they get higher prospects in return? Noah Syndergaard is going back on the disabled list for what? And that was all in a 48 hour timeframe! You won't want to miss what I have to say about all of this and where can they possibly go from here! We had a thrilling end to the British Open out in Scotland. Tiger Woods had the lead on the back nine in the final round, but wasn't able to bring home that elusive 15th major. What's next for Tiger as he's three weeks away from the final major of 2018? Is he back? Can he win another major? My analysis of the weekend and what's in store for Tiger Woods. Plus, some NBA news on the Kawhi Leonard trade and where Carmelo Anthony may be headed to? And my solution to the ongoing saga of the NFL dealing with the National Anthem situation! You have chock full of sports, delivered in a raw, yet passionate tone on this weeks' edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 21)

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LeBron Decision 3.0, John Tavares 1.0, Yanks-Sox Recap, Mickey Callaway Ineptitude, World Cup

A heatwave has hit parts of the U.S., but the sports landscape is on fire as I deliver the top sports news of the past week on The JAYREELZ Podcast. It's official! LeBron James has chosen to play for the Los Angeles Lakers over the next four years. Get my thoughts on what this means for him this year, long term, his legacy and what possible moves can we expect moving forward? I'll share my assessment on Paul George and Chris Paul staying put in OKC and Houston, respectively, and how that affects the Lakers and the Western Conference overall. LeBron wasn't the only superstar caliber player to leave town this past weekend. In the NHL, longtime NY Islander captain, John Tavares goes home, back to Toronto to play for his hometown team, the Maple Leafs. What does this mean for the Islander organization? Where are they headed after losing their best player? You'll get my take on this, and the player they brought in to 'replace' him! Also on the docket, is a recap of the Yankees-Red Sox match-up this past weekend. Why Mets manager Mickey Callaway may be walking the plank? And a brief word on the World Cup. All of that, and then some, on this weeks' version of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 18)

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Citi of The Walking Dead as the Mets Season Is On The Brink (IN JUNE!!!). Plus, JR Smith Brainlock & My Rules for the NFL National Anthem Issue

Getting back into the podcast flow still a bit under the weather in an unedited, unscripted episode of The JAYREELZ Podcast. You'll get my up to the second thoughts on the state of the New York Mets as they are currently constructed. From ownership, to the front office, to the manager and the players, just two days before they face their crosstown rivals, the New York Yankees. It's a passionate, in-depth commentary as this teams' season is on the brink of extinction in 2018. Plus, the latest on the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals and why should the Capitals' fans not celebrate just yet? And a concluding word on the NFL & the National Anthem issue. It's an fiery, fast and furious edition of The JAYREELZ Podcast. (Episode 15)

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