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Okay. We'll just reset this for you. The Los Angeles Rams Kansas City. Chiefs game will not be played in Mexico City because a terrible field conditions and safety concerns. It will be played at the Coliseum on Monday night. And Kevin demo off president of the Rams will join us at two thirty as we sort through. How the details. Go from here time for fast sponsored by Rex. If you're thinking of selling your home. Try wrecks the lowest fee full service agency saving wholesalers twenty five grand on average. If Rex doesn't sell your home in sixty days, they'll introduce you to your next agent to get started. Visit Rex home dot com. All right on one side of the coin, John. Let's. I think it should be heads. It's a good thing that they've moved the Rams chiefs game to the Colosseum on Monday night and tales. It's a great thing that they moved is. I will call it in the air. And I call tales. It's a great thing. Great. Jam for the Rams when they completely didn't expect one they thought they had a neutral field. And now they've got their home crowd mind by Mesa serve with this one on Monday. This is an actual true story. You're going to think I'm making this. I'm not all right. The warriors sent an Email to fans offering a monthly in the building pass. According to ESPN, the past get you into oracle arena for every home game for a hundred bucks a month. There's a catch to this though, the mobile pass get you into the building, but doesn't include a seat or any view of the actual court. Any view of the court. The pass will get you access to the bars and restaurants where you can watch the game on TV it is believed. This is the first time a professional sports team is offering access to fans to be in the building for home games yet. Can't actually watch the game with a view of the court. Here's my question. Do you think some? Like, this will work will it catch on and more teams will do it or will people pass on paying one hundred dollars to get into the building with no seat. I actually think people will do this for one hundred bucks for five or six games into you've been to these suites upstairs people in the sweets, just watch the games on TV. They're really not even watching the game. Now of all say this in the metoo era at the risk of being sexist. But a lot of hot girls hang out in those concourses where the TV's and my wife and her friends go to these games than sitting there seats about twenty percent. And you know, there's even a club as they're still club. It is hide still table. Don't know the answer to that. I mean for a long time. There was a club up there called hide where people just went and drank and watch the game on a big screen TV. No, I think being part of it and being in it. He said, I'm very anxious to to monitor this and see what happens because if it works every team will do it every sport. No question. Oh or right chat. Let's play some NFL this or that. Funchess. You can play John you can play Greg. You can play. I don't have a pen. I do John. You always you go. All right, number one. Patriots lost by twenty four points to Tennessee. That is their biggest loss since a Kansas City in two thousand fourteen or be at Seattle in two thousand thirteen. I think another thing answer a Greg you go first. Seattle Seattle TJ or Kan city. I'm going funchess Kansas City. It is Kansas City in two thousand fourteen. Sorry about that this great. That was great. Yeah. That was their biggest loss. Hi Todd Gurley scored on Sunday. He's now has a touchdown in thirteen straight games. That is the longest streak since a Marshall Faulk in two thousand or be ladainian Tomlinson in two thousand five. I'm gonna go Tomlinson, Greg yet, Tomlinson LT you guys are both right? Are all three right ladainian Tomlinson, two thousand five had a streak a couple of games longer. Patrick Mahomes now has thirty one touchdown passes through ten games through ten games. The only guys with more are a drew Brees. Matt Ryan or be Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Fudge Tom Brady, man. I agree with them. Drew brees. Greg, of course. Right. Tom precious three. Greg has won the Rams pressured. Russell Wilson on sixty one percent of his dropbacks. That's the most in a game in the last ten years the second highest percentage of pressures on a quarterback is a Tennessee versus Johnny Menzel in two thousand fifteen or be Denver. Broncos vs David car in two thousand two. Go Menzel, Greg. I gotta catch up to you. All go car. I'll say David car. Greg, of course, wrong you I wanted to Menzel Ireland. Four for four and the last one Browns quarter disciplined toward to Browns quarterback. Baker Mayfield completed eighty five percent of his passes on Sunday. That's most for a Browns quarterback in a game since a Vinny Testaverde or B Bernie Kosar. I will go Vinny Testaverde, Greg. I wanted to I'll go coast different. I'll be I'll say any Greg. Of course wrong. Dancers many tests Verdy degree get any right or don't get one. I got him. I beat him six to one opposite on that. Is that's a sad spectacle. Right. That was your what you purposes, you're Michael Thompson answer when I say, Michael, you're the worst three point shooter in Lakers history. He made one of Levin. He goes, oh, I've thrown them all up at the end of games. Of course. Shots couldn't make them. Anyway. All right Mace. We all changed our clocks last Saturday turning those back one hour. No, it's nice. You generally speaking all the clocks changing shelves now. We will spring forward in six months. Yeah. In arizona. They just never changed their clocks, they figure it's only a one hour difference there in mountain time all year. Why don't we do that? It's only one hour. Why don't we just leave? The collects the same all year. Well, I will tell you that. I don't know if you realize it or not. But didn't we pass a ballot initiative to stay on daylight savings time counseling? Now, we passed a law. So so it's going to happen or it's not going to happen. Why is it not going to happen because it has to be federal law needs to allow it first? And if you vote it needs a disorder still needs to be voted on. But I'm in favor of never changing our clock did vote on it. We voted on it. But now you need to use to be federal law approved, and they need a two-thirds vote to make it through third vote of the country. Yes, why does what it said why do we need to thirds? Now. It's more. Confusing verse. That's ridiculous. Leave the clocks alone investigation. Talk. I don't even think you know, what you're talking about. Well, that wouldn't be a I I they are calling her John supermom a forty three year old British woman named sue Radford gave birth to her twenty first child so Friday after her twelve minute labor that was quick she told the media that her new baby girl Bonnie would be her last. She had her first baby when she was fourteen that kid is now thirty K fan all by the way, all with her husband K famously former NFL star in Tonio Cromartie has ten kids by an unknown number of women equally famous fill rivers says eight kids, obviously, all with his wife all this happens against a declining birth rate in the US American women are having an average of one point eight children. What do you think of the supermom and her achievement Twenty-one kids, you go supermom? I have nobody you know, if you wanna have Twenty-one kids you go for it. I think that is a tremendous amount of. An incredible -ccomplish. Yeah. And but if they can support the kids and their parents more power to him. And then what do you think when you hear that a couple has a lot of kids like Phil rivers, you'll hear people kind of snark about. Oh, yeah. He's having another kid. What do you think? When you hear somebody has a lot of kids. I think I'm glad you want a big family. Good for them. I, you know, I never judge. How many you know how other? Here. Phil rivers says a silver says, he has eight kids is man that is a lot of maintenance. It is that's turn meals. It's a lot of laundry college tuition. Yeah. I mean, I think he can afford to handle that. Yeah. But I have one kid, and I'm praying that he'll take care of me when I'm old I think Phil's got that covered. No fill at least one of them's going to say. Okay. One of those kids will take care of them. So isn't that up the birthright birth rate is actually on the verge of declining where population is going to get smaller instead of larger and by the way, their countries like Japan that are averaging less than one kid their population. Actually is declining. People are just having fewer kids fast chat. I may. There's a movie out called the front runner. You said you saw is okay weekend. Yeah. It's the story of Gary Hart who was the front runner for the democratic nomination for president in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven when he was caught with Donna rice. So woman who is. Not as wife on a boat in Florida name, the boat was monkey business key business after a picture of rice sitting on Hart's lap went public. His campaign was doomed and he dropped out of the race. Here's my question. But actually two questions as well. As the movie any good. The movie is frigging. Awesome. Good Hugh Jackman is so good as Gary Hart. He nails it. He's got the hair. So good areas is Australian accent and his wife is played by verifying Migas. She's fantastic. J K Simmons is the place. Did you know nobody Donna rice plays a very small role in this story. She's barely barely in it. It's more about the campaign. It certainly didn't she she was ruined by this for brief time. I assume she I hope she's ok now she I remember her. I think she she got really religious after. But anyway, here's here's long strong recommend for that. I would imagine Hugh Jackman is going to be nominated for best actor, okay? If that happened to a presidential front runner today that exact story would the candidate have to drop out of the race. Or could he survive it in? I think you'd survive, and especially I think all the changed host Bill Clinton. Right. I think anybody can survive anything and President Trump is a little bit indicative of that. Although in real time, it's a it's a little bit of a different story. Like, for example, John Edwards? I don't know if you survive. Now, you don't survive that you don't survive sneaking a camera girl or documentary woman around with you and having a love child, and that stuff probably doesn't doesn't fly. But no, I think the rules of all changed like there was a time. When I thought Gavin Newsom had that thing up in northern California where he ended up dating his campaign managers. Not dating had an affair with his campaign manager was his best friend, and he had an affair with his wife. Life, and it just it didn't stick them at all. Right. And I would say that's the terrible thing. That would eliminate from all future polit political activities, no way, I think that guy can run for president, and it really doesn't matter anymore. So I think that what the interesting thing about this movie. I'm glad I'm glad you liked it. And that it's good. Is that here we are thirty years later. And I think that it would be nobody would even looks totally tame now did totally hand. It's really had to drop out of the race for that. I'll check all right Sunday. Matt Barkley started a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills were placing the Berkeley the great Nathan Peterman nowadays. Peterman was cut the I know in fact. Josh Allens come back after their by to play quarterback for the bills. You know, we always talk about why Colin Kaepernick doesn't get a chance. How about this? This was raised by one one sometimes comes up with great ideas. Why didn't Tim Tibo ever get another chance? I mean what what wouldn't a team like buffalo? Why wouldn't they give a guy like Tibo shot? And there've been other teams in the situation of the years been out of the league for six years. He was ten and sixes starter wanna playoff game for the Broncos. Is it possible that he was blackballed because of his religious beliefs. No, he was he first of all let me correct you. He was given to other chances. He was signed by both the patriots. And the jets the jets not as a quarterback. No. Yeah. He played quarterback fullback and beating out. And so he was giving some opportunities. He just couldn't throw but in an era when name by the way. Admit is an NFL ordered Michael Thompson was an NFL GM. He would've signed Tim tebow in Vince young and had those as theirs is to quarterback gotta be. I mean, at least he's something that's going to give you I mean, buffalo honest God. I mean, God bless map Barkley went out there and won a game for like like convincingly. Really, really? Well, you know, maybe reintroduced himself. I just always wondered why especially in a league where there is a dearth of quarterbacks and we're teams are miserable right now. Why would you not say, hey, that's like well, not only that I think Maytham Peterman is going to be people's exhibit number one in Collin capper Knicks collusion case, I think they're gonna walk in. And they're going to say really, these NFL owners say my client was not giving a chance because of his ability. Here's the tape of my client in his last year playing football. Here's Nathan Peterman five interceptions in the first half. Yeah. I mean, there's just no way you can logically make that argument to to a person. That's that's fairly analyzed feel bad. Good for Nathan Peterman because years from now, we will always remember Nathan Peterman, as this example, right? Nathan Peterman worst quarterback ever that. We can think of is there worst quarterback off the top of your head the Nathan Peterman. No. Not that. I can think of for Nathan Peterman gotta live with that chat. All right funds. Put sixty seconds on the clock. I got game Mace. This is just for you. This is my final question question. Final push. A few years ago Rolling Stone came up with a list of the top one hundred TV shows ever made. I have the top twenty. I'm going to describe these to you. Let's see how many you can get in sixty seconds kind of like the birthday got. Okay. You ready? Okay. Ready? Go bar in Boston. Here's Larry David curb Spock captain Kirk Star Trek by David Lynch wrote. This comma gloss Faris Hawkeye radar. My favorite show ever, president Barton west. Okay. This was Garry shandling is a late night talk show. The Larry Sanders show good. This was. A show that came on after Johnny Carson comedian with a long beard now what sorry David Letterman good. This is your favorite show ever Kalisa. Okay. On this is Judd appetizers show only lasted for a year about high school and how awkward. Okay. This Jon Stewart became famous on the daily show Archie bunker, Allen, the family Tina Fey, Amy Poehler. The Seth Meyers. Rod Serling twilight zone. Bart. Lisa homer. Simpson's. Elaine, Kramer, Costanza Seinfeld. Jon hamm. It's okay. We we get fifteen I've the one opt-out show. It's about freaks and was when you hit and get the final three that we're going to go twenty would have been easy to get Walter white Brigham. HBO crime in Baltimore wire and big pussy. Paulie? Walnuts. Apprentice. Good. If team not bad knows. All right respectable freaks and geeks. Tripped us up that was one when I did it. I went this is going to be that's a really tough one. But they headed it's the Rolling Stone had is the eleventh best TV show, and it's a pretty significant Hannah's employer came thrown to end west wing. Wow. Yeah. It's launched Seth Rogan James Franco, Jona hill. Linda Cartolini a whole bunch of you know, launched a bunch of careers. I see mascot for the Philadelphia. Flyers gritty Grady ingredient, of course, becomes famous on social media for a lot of the wrong reasons. People don't understand gritty looks a little like Justin Turner with a big on because he scares the hell out of kids. That's why people don't understand hard to say exactly what gritty is. I don't know or how he makes sense for a team called the flyers. But gritty received fourteen votes in the race for mayor of Camden, New Jersey. Along with other write in votes for Bill Cosby, and voldemort you travel. Cosby? Kansas measures. By the way, how random is that Camden, New Jersey? Some people got together and said, let's write in gritty you travel. The NBA see a lot of mascots the clippers have got chucked the duck. They even have a baby duck that goes to their south bay clippers games, which is just a door Wli weird two questions. First of all, what do you think of the idea of mascots why worked for the Lakers and the Lakers have never had? And we'll never have a mask, right? If you are a team that needs a mascot. I have. No problem with them. Like, we have one. Great mascot, locally Bailey. Bailey is awesome alias agree. But Bailey is like born out of a great idea for people who don't know we'd told the story a lot Bailey. The lion is named after ace Bailey who was killed in one of the planes on nine eleven and was the was the. At the time the kings director of scouting him and a guy named Mark Davis were flying from Boston back to LA and more in one of the planes had hit the towers and died they went to his family. And they said we're thinking about creating a mascot. We want to name them. Bailey after ace and the reason Bailey wear seventy two do you. Remember? Any of you remember grant you remember why Bailey wear seventy two always seventy two degrees. It's the average temperature year round in Los Angeles and Bailey's great with kids. Always a hospital right on social media. So Bailey is great. But I've no problem with mascots. But I think they're better for college teams. Like, I think Joe Bruin and traveler kind of cool trial Trojan that'll dole deal, but I I'm I'm more of a college math duck. You're not a Chuck the duck guy. You know, it's very gimmicky. It's very clippers yet is so clippers Dhaka's you're masking. All right. Did you are you ought to questions? No. I mean, I can give you more. But we Kevin demo coming up. I can give you one. Give me one. I'm okay, the west gate Las Vegas super book has a line on a mythical game. Have you heard about this? No, okay. Mythical game between Alabama and the Buffalo Bills on a neutral feel right? I guess the spread which team would be favored by how much where's the game neutral field. Buffalo Bills against Alabama the current Alabama team bills, minus six Nath. Okay. Great. Did you did you hear this? Do you know the answer? I do not. Okay. What do you think the spread would be neutral field mythical game between the university of Alabama and the Buffalo Bills who would be favored by how much the bills would be favored by fifteen. All right now, you great. What'd you say may six and a half six fund show and take a shot with the spread would be bills minus eight right? The actual. Line is bills by twenty eight. Many eight point. Yeah. I mean, which made my six Naff with Bill. The game like forty two to ten. But if you had to bet that game you either get Alabama and twenty eight and a half or you get buffalo, and you gotta lay those points rights the right side of the game is the right side of that game. I think. I think you lay the points. I think you lame. It isn't NFL team filled with NFL players me, Nick Sabin and Alabama man, Greg. What do you think you guys are crazy? Give me the bills all day. That's what I said bills. You think the bill's gonna win basically? Yes. Yes. It's an. I find one I'm taking a bills. I've taken a Bill to Alabama owned, by the way, we should ask the fez that we went. Let's the right side of that. Let him let him know that we're coming out them. We got all right there. You have it. There is your fast track. Now, let's restate the top story of the day because it just happened. The Rams chiefs game has been moved folks from Mexico City to the Coliseum. So the Rams will play Monday night in Los Angeles at the Coliseum. Here's what happened the field in Mexico City was ripped up at Shakira concert over the weekend. When the NFL saw the field, conditions and pictures started to get out players threatened to boycott the game NFL fficials were concerned that they couldn't get it recited in time for Monday night's game in Mexico City. I mean think about Mace I complained all year that they moved that game and screwed the ram fans out of their best ticketing game here. Now, they're gonna get it. So if your ram season-ticket older, we're gonna have kevon demo coming up next. I don't know my guess is that if you're a season ticket holder, you're going to be given the option. Season-ticket champ. Oh, we also have heard from listeners who say it would be a great idea to sell all those tickets give you the option to buy your tickets and sell them and give the money to the victims of the fires and the shootings in Thousand Oaks. I'm sure that's something that Kevin's considered to be candid. We don't even know if hill. No, we don't events Jessica yet. Yeah. At at the this announcement came at one fifty half an hour ago. So Kevin's going to give us the latest and what he knows. But what you need to know is there's going to be a football game in Los Angeles on Monday night. The game will still be televised on ESPN nationally and will be carried locally here on ESPN LA just like every other ram game. So the Rams are playing at the Coliseum on Monday, not in Mexico City. Wow. What a crazy game to have at the Coliseum. Both teams are nine and one. The last time there were two teams both nine in one. I think was twenty years ago. Somebody said. At least nine that's crazy. There you have it. Kevin demo is coming up next. We'll see how we're sorting through. All the details of the of the Monday night game. Now at the Coliseum. Mason in Ireland ESPN LA. All right. It is been a big breaking news day early this morning. There was a lot of discussion about the field conditions at. Estado a stick in Mexico City where the Rams were scheduled to take on the chiefs on Monday night. And throughout the day. We heard that the NFL was debating about whether or not to continue with that. And we found out just about forty five minutes ago that the game has been moved to the Coliseum. So it's the nine one ramps versus the nine one chiefs Monday night at the Coliseum and joining us right now is the president of the Rams Kevin demo. Kevin thanks for coming on. How are you? I'm sure it's been a crazy day for you know, it's just another normal Tuesday. I don't even know what day we have. So. It's been it's been a crazy day. But it seems that it's been waiting for the past week. So we this is only dealing with games and not, you know, live your fires are lost home. Well said and we're both actually glad they're moving the game. I think this is great for Rams fans are going to get a chance to watch it. And before I asked you about tickets and logistics. Let me ask you this. Where's the team? And where do they plan to stay between now and Monday. For the team is in Colorado Springs. So they'll be practicing at air force, and they will stay there through the weekend practice, we had arranged mountain advance for the team to be in Colorado Springs in practice at altitude and given the situation we've had around, you know, families being displaced we still have about seventy five staff members who are evacuated Wooding players, and coaches, we thought the best thing to do was to send the team on their way to call spring bus night. They write it last night. I don't have a normal practice week there. And then they'll come back and advance to the game. We chartered a plane today for family members to join coaches and players and staff were in Colorado Springs. So that all families could be together for the week. So everybody is situated in Colorado Springs in ready to focus on on talks team for the chiefs. So I mean, I'm a season ticket holder. I know a lot of season ticket holders are wondering exactly what happens now. Because I I don't think these tickets were part. Of the season tickets that we bought how does this? How does this work? So there will be a couple of ways to go. First and foremost all season. Ticket holders will have their season teeth made available to them at the pricing for the Minnesota game starting today and tomorrow. So with you have seats in the call him they are yours for Monday. If you want them, then season-ticket members will have the option to buy additional tickets the season ticket member benefit, I believe up to four tickets, but don't quote me on that our ticketing people may, you know, yell at me if I'm wrong, so you'll have the opportunity to buy extra tickets for friends and family, and then we'll start a general public on sale tomorrow for season ticket holders who bought tickets to the game in Mexico. The Rams will fully refund those tickets, and then issue your tickets. Okay. So that's the latest on ticket information. Kevin I'm going to read a tweet from Lindsey theory who covers the Rams for us here at ESPN LA. She just tweeted the Rams will be providing thousands of complimentary tickets to Monday night's game to first responders and those affected by the communities. Recent tragedies tell us about that and how that came about. So when you know when this became a possibility really in the past twenty four hours, we shouted organization is Neil from STAN Kroenke on down, especially players and figured out. If we have a game. How do we how do we make sure we honor those who have served our community? So well in the past week from, you know, the unfortunate shootings last Thursday to the fires the past few days, it has been in, you know, an unbelievable week for the first responders who put their life on the lines to to make so many people feel safe. And you know, the idea was let's get you know, tickets to every I respond to that we can find a way to do. So so we are going to the process right now. Truly make thousands of tickets available for free to first responders. And you know, and I would encourage people whether it's season ticket holders doesn't just have to be us. If you want to buy tickets and donate them, you know, we want people to do that as well. So I this game is going to focus on, you know, the unspeakable tragedies communities have had over the past week. And really celebrate the city coming together and rebuild. And while we're thrilled to bring the nine one nine and one ramps the game of the year back to Los Angeles. It's an even better opportunity there to make sure that our people see what it's ridic- community. We have we honor the first responders the right way. And this really helps set Los Angeles on the way to it's horrific rebuilt. So our general manager Scott McCarthy who you know, one of our sales guys markets. They were just here. They had already booked trips to Mexico City. I know that there are other fans who are in the same boat. How do you what do you? What do you say to them? You know, I'm sorry. I mean, we're we're trying to figure out how we can handle fans, obviously, we can refund the tickets as that comes in. And we're going to try to understand that that's the way we can who may tickets, and and what can be done if anything that's a little bit of, you know, we're going to try to figure that out in the next few days and next few weeks, nor I think our first priority right now is making sure the players were safe and feel conditions were correct. Dan to make sure that the families evacuees were safe to try to get a game on on Monday. And while on the list of priorities, making sure we take care of you know, people like Scott market is on it. It's probably a little bit further down the list right now. They should be at the bottom of the list. Yeah. Okay. Get to tell them don't call us. We'll call you. Got him Mark or not my concern? We have a lot. It's ridic- fans. Get buy tickets, and may plans, and you know, we wanna see what can be done for them. And maybe you know, by February. We'll get around. Kevin demo off the CEO of the Rams is our guest. If you're just joining us. The Rams game is going to be at the Coliseum on Monday, not in Mexico City. They moved it. And Kevin I want to ask you a little bit about that. Obviously. This was not a Rams decision. It was a league decision with input from both the Rams in the chiefs. Did you argue one way or the other? Did you want to stay in Mexico where you were you angry? Were you the minute you heard it was a possibility to bring back here? Was it strictly a safety issue or take us a little bit inside the process of what today was like from your chair? Woke first and foremost issue here was player safety for us where could the game be played safely? And I would say new organization we were really looking forward to playing in Mexico City this year, we've made a number of trips down over relationship as a community. We're building a playground with American Airlines cO city on Thursday and Friday, we still plan to do that we were hosting a charity run on Sunday. We still plan to do that in order to been an unbelievable experience for our fans in Mexico and really our organization to play there. I think the difference is this is all about player safety making sure that our players have you know, the best possible conditions to play in. And when it became apparent that. That may not be the case, obviously, our players in the chiefs players became our first priority, and I think Wallin's fantastic hostess game in the call Sam. I don't want to say, we advocated for that we advocated for making sure the field was safe. And also that we can make a decision in time to give people who are planning to go to next to co a chance to change those plans, and certainly to make sure that our fans can fill the call because now the. Challenges. You know, we have a unique opportunity on Monday night to host, you know, one of the games of the year and the NFL and can we fill it up with seventy five thousand screaming Rams fans in honor our first responders and give us a terrific home field advantage. That's the focus right now. Now, the player safety is really been taken care of while. We will do anything we can to help obviously in. It's a it's a unique situation. I can't even think of anything that. There's no no real precedent for this is her. You know the past week. I I don't think there's been any precedent for when you start with you know, the tragedy on on Thursday and the unbelievable response from Andrew Whitworth and Johnny Hecker on our players and then Friday with nearly half of them. We're gonna Dacian having to evacuate coming together. Playing an unbelievable game and winning against the division of Ponant flying out to a different state only to fly find out you're not playing internationally. It's been unbelievable we integrate testament to STAN Kroenke and his leadership to Sean McVeigh and his leadership into all of our players for handling it with grace. And you know, there is no manual for this. But I think most importantly, we have an opportunity really now is the city as a fan base to show the best of what Los Angeles sports is about the best of what the Los Angeles community is about and a were thrilled to be able to play a role to play a leadership role and demonstrating the comeback of the city. And I I think we can show, you know, the nation in the world when an unbelievable environment to call seems to be four four game of this magnitude and or thrilled to have that opportunity. Disappointed to not be playing in Mexico. But you know, this is a great opportunity for our fans and our season ticket holders. I wanted before we let you go. I want them wreak. Sure, we get the information out properly and recap. What you said earlier all season. Ticket holders will have their season seats made available general public on sale begins tomorrow in for season ticket holders who bought tickets to the game in Mexico. The Rams will fully refund. Those tickets and issue new tickets. It did I get all that. Right. That is correct. And the only piece season ticket holders of able to have an additional right to buy extra tickets and a pre sale or working through those details. I was scrolling through that Email when when Steve jumped into my inbox you come on. So that would look the other thing I wanted to I don't mess with the Steve Mason petition. In all things. The last thing I wanted to be doing opposite end of a Steve Mason petition. I'm telling you when I say change. I mean change Kevin you need to put your powers to greater good. I think that's like. Wow. Kevin. I noticed that absolutely insane day for you. We really appreciate you coming on and sit and all the strikes and most of all let us know if we can help spread the word for you and pack the house on Monday night. Yeah. I think that's the most important thing. Right. How how can we spread the word pack the house? Make sure this is a great opportunity for Rams fans. But also that that we respond the right way and honor the people who made our community safe and make this a display of what makes our city the best thing in the loan. All right. Beautiful stuff. Thank you very much. Kevin, really? Appreciate it. Thanks gang. There's Kevin Demow. And and when we come back clicky, Philip the phones eight seven seven seven ten ESPN marine giveaway. The first Mason in Ireland teachers ever Mason in Ireland t-shirt eight seven seven seven ten three seven seven six. I let me tell you about Alexis. 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We'll give away the first ever Mason and Ireland shirt next eight seven seven seven ten ESPN. ESPN LA. All right. We're talking about what TV shows we should be watching. Apparently the bodyguard is really good on net flicks. Yeah. I got that one from beetle. Greg says daredevil I say beau Jack horsemen. Bow Jack horsemen some funny. Okay. So. Here's the again, we're gonna hit this every segment. The Rams have moved their game from Mexico City to the Coliseum. Monday night. Rams chiefs at the Coliseum no longer in Mexico. So if you want to go to that game tickets go on sale tomorrow, if you're a season ticket holder, you can go access your online account right now, you not only can buy your seats. But you'll have an option to buy additional CS three four dishes seats, if you're a season ticket holder, and then tickets go on sale to everybody tomorrow is tomorrow ten. Hold on Lindsey just tweeted just two were everything by the way. Everybody's gonna the Rams Twitter account. They just printed ticket details and other game information. So if you go to the Rams on Twitter, they they have it for any any question. You want to ask one PM tickets go on sale to the general public one PM tomorrow tickets go on sale to the general public, and that Twitter address is at Rams NFL at Rams NFL and should point out too that that Kevin demo was on with just just a minute ago. And he said he said the the game will be dedicated to the first responders and to the families of the victims of the terrible shooting in Thousand Oaks from last week. It's been a really really tough time in our community. And by the way, continues to be as the fires continue to burn. And so they're going to use the night to honor first responders. In those families, and we're going to pack the house pack the house for this game. Okay. Another note before we get to give away the t shirt here. Draymond green benched for his behavior last night. At Staples Center, he is not expected to play in the warriors game against Atlanta. So this must have been a significant blow up. Yeah. So they're they're dealing with it. And apparently for for if you if you didn't hear Kevin Durant and Draymond got into it. At the end of games apparently dream on was very define in the locker room that he had done. Nothing wrong. It was at the end of regulation in a tied game dream on grabbed a rebound refused to pass it to anybody dribbled down the floor and turned it over and the his teammates were mad at him. And he came back at them. And now they've ventured them for a game that according to Kris Haines, always say dynasties end. Yeah. Somehow, you just never know how to do it. All right. So give the back story on the Mason in Ireland shirt. So as you guys may have heard. Our last show is apparently June the thirtieth of twenty nineteen. Yep. So I went to war. And I said, you know, what we've been doing this a long time, and I see George Sodano having stuff, and I see the morning show having stuff, and what about us what about us guys who've been here and toiling away and build an audience for years and years. And so I said I want a new logo, and I go to Dan's and bony. And I go to Tom lamb our promotion, I say give us a new logo. And I wanted to look like a shield. I wanted to be a shield because I want people to protect the Mason in Ireland shields. And then I said, okay now there's done I am going to pay for t shirts. And then I was surprised by the fact that even as an outgoing show outgoing June the thirtieth of twenty nineteen we still are getting t-shirts to give away which we thought was nice. This is the last or the first t shirt ever to be given out. And so I have a in true Mason and Ireland forma heavy Mason in Ireland quiz, whoever correctly answers, these five questions these questions are not harvesting. They get the first ever Mason and Ireland Robert in Pasadena Europe. I Robert argue there. Good afternoon. John good afternoon. Robert, you son. You have an excellent voice, Robert. Okay. Robert. So. I'm just gonna rattle these questions off you get all five you get the shirt in the game's over. Okay. Okay. Who is older Mason or Ireland? I believe that Nathan you're out. Because I have silver hair. You think I'm older? Okay. Jonathan in Whittier Jonathan are you there? I'm here. How guys? Going guys. Then. Okay. Here we go Jonathan who's older Mason or Ireland Ireland much older, by the way who Jonathan who. Currently weighs more Mason or Ireland. Late your two for two. Sadly, you're correct. Too many donuts. All right who has worked more Mason in Ireland shows in twenty eighteen Mason or Ireland. Ireland. Correct. Correct. You're close though, although I'm getting to make a comeback as I always did not lives. Oh, no. It is as I always do during basketball season. I do make I do rally. I will bet whatever you wanna bit that. He's not within twenty of me you missed basically the first two months of the year. Right. But I'm saying he won't be within twenty Matru. He figured out that she did miss a lot. But I'll win twenty nineteen. Okay. Hey, Robert is is January for three weeks out about him. Monsters. Here we go Jonathan who used to appear regularly on channel eleven Mason or Ireland. I don't go with Mason. That is correct. I did. So this is it until they fired me, you get the t shirt if you can do this. All right. And this one's a little harder because it's the capper. Yep. All right Mason, and I both love dogs. All right. I have a dog Mason as two dogs. He also had two dogs that passed away recently. Okay. Give me the name of any of those five dogs. And you win the t shirt. That's a tough one. When I say, I know him Mason junior Mason junior is an interesting name that I may put to work in the future. But that is not I am so sorry, so sorry, no Mason junior. So he he Jonathan be confused with two Masons in the he did all the dirty work, which means the first person who can give us the name of any Mason or Ireland dog gets the t shirt AJ and cameo AJ. Do you know the name of Ania Mason's dogs or the name of my dog? I do John Frodo freight show is close enough. Frodo frito Frodo at Prato or close enough. We don't want to be too sticklers here. I'm giving it to you. Did you did, you know, the answer to the other questions? I did. Yeah. Okay. All right. So you the teacher will be going to those questions. We'll be wrong by the end of two thousand nineteen you know, which one which one you will way more than me. Well, I end of twenty one hundred eighty one pounds you're going to get under a hundred ninety seven now and you're gonna under one eighty one. Now, you're going to pick up some weight not season. I go the other way you got to pick up some way. Yeah. Hey, Jay, AJ, hang on. Okay. To go, man. Good job. That's the first Mason, I t shirt and the second one is going to harass Rosner from VIP tickets. I was lovely wife, Victoria. Maybe we'll learn in a yoga Kwena minute. I take it back Victoria gets one. And then Harris could still. The next one. Exactly. All right. So a by the way, Sodano we're being told is in Minnesota or something so busy to join us for purgatory. We are doing purgatory by ourselves, and it's next. But once again, we're gonna update this Ed nauseam today. The ram game has been moved from Mexico City to the Coliseum the ram game Monday night. Five twenty kick at the Coliseum, and we'll give you more details on that coming up Mason, Ireland ESPN LA. All right. So Kevin demo joined us just a while ago. The Rams chiefs game has been moved to the Coliseum. He provided us some details. We'll be a couple of ways to go first and foremost fall season ticket holders while their season seats made available to them at the pricing for the Minnesota game starting today and tomorrow. So if you have seats in the Coliseum they are yours for Monday. If you want them, Dan, season-ticket members will have the option to buy additional tickets. Season-ticket member benefit I believe up to four tickets, but don't quote me on that our ticketing people may, you know, yell at me if I'm wrong. So you'll have the opportunity to buy extra tickets for friends and family, then we'll start a general public on sale tomorrow for season ticket holders who bought tickets to the game in Mexico. The Rams will fully refund those tickets, and then issue your new, so here's another little wrinkle in this and tickets for this game. We'll be mobile only so fan that's becoming more and more common. When I went to the Vikings saints game in Minnesota the Sunday night game three weeks ago that was a mobile only game. And it's not as complicated. You can the the way to do. It is to download you can get game day tickets right from the Los Angeles Rams or TicketMaster mobile app and enter the stadium. You just put the barcode on your phone, and you show them your phone. And that's what it is. Or you put it in your apple wallet? It's. It's super easy to use. But because of quick turnaround there will be no hard paper tickets. And if like, let's say you're taking a little kids to the game. And they don't have a phone you can put their tickets in your own, right? So it's it's the it it it really goes easy. When when you think about it, and, but there's going to be, you know, the eyes of the world now are going to be on the Coliseum Monday night. The eyes of the NFL the eyes of the world. It's two nine one teams. It's doesn't happen. Very often to the two biggest scoring offenses in the league to promising quarter to MVP Kennett all that kind of stuff. And we wanna make sure that we packed the house for this thing. And it's an unbelievable opportunity. If you're not Aram season ticket holder to go to the game of the year. And if you've never been to an NFL game, this is going to be an NFL game on steroids. I mean, it's just going to be mega stars all over the field. And and again, I cannot wait Monday night. Yeah. You get to go. Now. I know Monday night five. Twenty kick. And you feel good about us to get a load of this. We have Laker games Saturday night Sunday night. And now we have the ram game Monday night. And then a Laker game Wednesday night. That's LeBron's return to Cleveland. Oh, that's right. So a big week for us at seven ten big week for you guys as as fans and listeners, and and also Kevin mentioned that they're going to make thousands of tickets available to first responders, which I think is really cool. Yeah. They for people don't know the Rams practice in Thousand Oaks. So the fires have been raging all around you. See the smoke from their practice us, seventy five members of the Rams organization have been displaced because of the fire and ESPN is showing they had their cameras down there because they were going to televise this game from Mexico City. There's just no way they could've played on this field. This field was awful. And the players were were starting to bite back at it. And it just this makes total sense. And it now gives the Rams a home game and keep in mind. The Rams Mace are battling with the saints for best regular season record and the saints and Rams each of one loss, but the saints the tiebreaker when the head to head game and early in the season, we looked at the saints schedule and said, well, this is probably a loss or close to it this weekend because the world champion eagles are going into the Superdome. But now the eagles are going backwards in the saints are going forward is going to be big faith. We get the eagles here too. Yeah. And so he goes maybe cooked. Yeah. It seems like the saints and Rams are going to battle down to the end. So any small advantage? The Rams can get now. The other thing that Kevin demos told us that was interesting because the Rams were gonna play at high altitude in Mexico City. Yup. They flew the whole team to Colorado Springs last night. So they could practice in high altitude all week they're going to leave the Rams there. Yeah, they're not coming back until Saturday night because they had already arranged it. Kevin mentioned that over fifty different team, employee's players staff coaches had been evacuated because of the fires had been dislodged and hadn't had to make different arrangements. Anyway. So rather than bring them back into an uncertain situation. They are going to do the reverse they chartered another plane. Yep. That's going to fly. The families of the staff members the players coaches, whoever you want anybody that wants to go to Colorado Springs, so their wives kids girlfriends, whoever whoever needs a place to stay the Rams will fly them to Colorado Springs, put them up in Colorado. And then everybody comes back Saturday night. They'll play the game again at the Coliseum Monday night. Now, you're a season ticket holder. Are you going to buy more tickets than you own? We're debating that on text right now, you get how many do you want to normally to normally could buy for more. No, you can buy two more you can buy as many as you own right? No. You can buy up to four more. And if you only owned to these dictators can buy up to four more. Okay. So, you know, and that's a decision for your. I would think you would have no trouble getting rid of them. Although there are a lot of tickets on the market. There are a lot of on sale the general public just well and because the game just got announced less than two hours ago. So there was no game two hours ago. Are we should we should give are we giving away any tickets? We we gotta wait because we don't know how many will be left after they give them to the firefighters. And how many of you season ticket holders snap up their offer? I can't imagine. There are many season ticket holders who will say. Yeah. I don't know accepted some Monday except that many season ticket holders may have made plants because they weren't expecting a game. But what plans would override deal mcdonagh in one team? They'll McDonald and tie now who I know can't us their tickets. They're on the road, traveling with the Lakers right different sonata thing that will elaborate one day night guys like Monday night, if your ram season ticket holder, and you you wanted to make plans maybe you went somewhere else this weekend to go watch the Alcatel you this. We're cancelling our Monday night football viewing party. We don't need that anymore. There. You view it for real. So again, if you're just tuning in Rams chiefs is now Monday night at by what a big weekend around here. USC UCLA at the Rose Bowl right Saturday. Rams chiefs Monday. Actually, a list of things member when that used to be a thing we would have been doing whole shows about it SC and UCLA. Yeah. We remember. We would do we bring on their quarterback from the I mean. Reform is in Keyshawn bets and you're gonna paint your face and I'm going to wear a helmet. And now it's like God. I don't want it you're talking. Oh, jeez. Son. You've the victory bell who can really klaly victim. If you win if you win you shouldn't be outs ringing a bell saying why did we only win two games this year? You know, I mean it come on. But I picked it. I put a ton of money and UCLA USC is broken team that can't get fixed. I think they're done cooked like a goose you're thanksgiving picture six loss team. The core seven list are they six or seven maybe eight I think maybe eight. There's eight loss team. But we're not that broke. Fifteen fifteenpoints. What's weird is UCLA blasted Cal, by the way and wasn't Helton. Like pretty much untouchable at home until recently. Yeah, he's he's lost his first two games at the Coliseum. He's on the road to Nate. Yeah. He's in LA where two and eight June eight okay, you're giving us credit for two extra non laws in eight. We're not lose. We're not losing. Record of two and three is going to be. Help on the. We're we're five and four five and five five and five. Celebrates over eight five five gimme. Eight. I mean, let's say we have a few guess all young team, the B Washington state was congratulations. That one coming up next. The latest warriors who have a game tonight in Oakland, lots of fighting in. They're benching dream on green because of the way treated Kevin Durant last night. We'll have the latest on that coming up. Also, don't forget fifth row Fridays this week fifth row seats to go to the Spurs and Lakers imagine being their fifth road. See LeBron versus San Antonio. Plus an autograph basketball plus chairman's club passes. That's the VIP lounge were all star saying out you'll be there to and a super cuts gift card. There will be a question from each day this week. So question from yesterday question from today. Rest of the week five question quiz on Friday at two thirty for a chance to win our fifth row Fridays package fifth row frontage brought to you by super super cots expert, stylists know, how to get your cut just right and game ready. Mason in Ireland ESPN LA all right against the Rams game moved its move. Moved from Mexico City to the Coliseum. Monday night. Five twenty the ram game will be in L A. Wow. Check ESPN for more details. ESPN dot com. ESPN LA dot com. George sodano. We'll have more details on his show coming up, but we want to keep hitting it. Every segment was announced about two hours ago. The Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA. There was a problem with the turf with the field at the stadium in Mexico City. It was deemed unplayable unsafe. So we're back at the Coliseum Monday night five twenty. All right. Another story. That's not getting the coverage. It would normally get because of them ramp story is last night at Staples Center, the clippers and warriors played a close game at the end of regulation. The warriors had the ball with about ten seconds left. Draymond green grabbed a rebound. Kevin Durant was clapping for the bulk. Steph curry was out with an injury. Kevin Durant was clapping for the ball. He wanted to get the ball and take potentially the game winning shot. The game was tied at one zero six drew. Green ignored Durant. Put his head down dribbled the length of the floor into traffic lost the ball and the game ended and went to overtime where the warriors lost in OT to the clippers. Grow. Green went back to the bench and Durant got got into them about not giving him the ball. I'm going to read directly from a story from Chris Haines Chris's, an excellent NBA reporter who for years worked for ESPN and has just recently gone to work for Yahoo. But he was the first person to report this. There's a word I'm going to read that is objectionable. So if you have kids in the car, you may want to turn away I'm going to read this verbatim. Dream on green repeatedly called Durant quote a bitch unquote after he was called out by the two time NBA finals MVP in the huddle for not passing him the ball. The organization is of the belief that green cut too deep in his disagreement with Durant. It's also been rumored, although not reported in the Hanes piece that green brought up Durant pending free agency as if to say manual. Gonna be here next year. Why do I care what you think? Kind of thing. The words are upset enough with dream on green that they have decided to bench him tonight for their game at home in Oakland against the Atlanta. Hawks. It'll be very interesting to see how Steve Kerr and the warriors spin this and say in and give the reasons why they're benching I'm also in the Hanes piece. Klay Thompson Michelson who is typically reserved spoke up in the locker room to the surprise of his teammates about the altercation and stressed the importance of sticking together. So I asked you earlier in the show, Steve is this was something or nothing. It's clearly something. Oh, it's it's absolutely something. I mean, you know, Kevin. I mean, there's. Is now reported they're actually taking it a step further. Draymond green has been suspended for tonight's game without pay. So they're mad enough atom where they're gonna dock them a paycheck. See this is gonna leave a Mark. Yeah. And this is this is not going to end right here. This is going to be a rift that we're going to see all season long in every move by both of these guys particularly towards each other, and is going to be examined considered trying to figure out exactly what's going on. But this is a rift and keep in mind to rant took a one in one deal specifically for this reason. So he could hold the warriors feet to the fire. They offered him two years and more money. He left five million on the table and said, no, I want the option to leave if I don't like it here. Yep. So maybe that has to do with why they're doing this because they're showing. Rant. Hey, look. We're not we're going to stick up for you. Here. We feel dream on was wrong. We're going to stick up for you. Right. And they're basically choosing sides. They're saying Draymond. We're not with you even though you've been here longer. Right. We're with K D And dream onto hothead, but he's always been there. Hot head. Yes. They they've always liked his fire. But you know, you, and I talk all the time. And I always say to you, you never know what's going to end a dynasty people. When check and Kobe went to the finals four times in five years, and they were both in the prime of their careers. Everybody thought well. Those guys the Lakers will go to the finals every year for ten years, which is what people are saying about the warriors now. Sure. And then all of a sudden one day the check in Kobe wanna play together anymore, and they break up. This is the type of thing that causes teams to break up. Will it? I don't know. I my guess is going to two days from now have a by yob press conference and say, oh, yeah, we're fine. But you're right. It leaves a Mark. That's a good way of putting. Yeah. I mean, this is this is not going to be something that goes away. And you know, we we said this earlier, but you know, in in music, we've seen this in a lot of different ways, we've seen, you know, bands break up we've seen. I mean at some point you get sick of each other. I mean, it's amazing. And there are times that you, and I get sick and beach other yet, but it's in this case, it's to type as with with en- Draymond just never backs off. And you need to be willing to back off. If it's going to work there needs to be some degree of compromise in this really is what breaks up great teams all the time. Kobe wanted to be the man shack wanted to be the man and neither one of them wanted to acquiesce to the other one. So they broke up not realizing that they were breaking up the Beatles. Right. And this is this is part two. This would be breaking up the Beatles. You know, the amazing thing about Chicago Bulls was the bulls kneecap their own teenager, Jerry Krause, and Jerry Reinsdorf had that famous quote players. Don't win championships organizations. We championships in Jordan said, okay? Let's see how many organizations you how many championships you'll win without me. And all of a sudden Jordan's at the wizard Scottie Pippen goes to Houston. And the bulls haven't been back to the final sense. Players win titles right period in when you can get these rosters lie in someday. We may look back and say God, can you believe Kevin Durant and Draymond green? Couldn't work out their problems able to people said about checking Kobe now to this day, you know, shaking Koby sat down last year for TNT. Right. I saw the and and it was like, Michael. And I looked at it and went oh my God. Why couldn't you have done this while you were together because I was Steve I tell people all the time I traveled with those shack and Kobe teams, right? The the perception of some people that check and Coby hated each other is completely false. How it's come. They did break up how they just they they would joke with each other and sit next to each other on planes and do interviews together and go to dinner and all that stuff? What they couldn't stand was. They couldn't stand taking a back seat professionally to eat. Kobe wanted to be the focus shack wanted to be the focus filled backed shack and it put Dr bus in a corner. And doctor said I'm going with the younger guy and fill in shack were both gone. And then when Shaq was gone he was free to bring Phil back. Right because there was no conflict and when he brought fill back fill in Kobe got back together on the same page and won two more titles and went through more finals. But this is the first time at least publicly that the warriors have taken a side, right? Have gotten have had been like suspending dream on without pay is a big deal. Sure if they were if they were to say to him. Hey, man, take the night off. All right. Just take the night off in cool off, you know, it's just it's not a suspension, we just want you to cool off and think about what you might have been smarter play. This is you know, what we're going to publicly take Durant side. And say look anybody who treats Kevin Durant. This way is going to feel the wrath of our organization, and now dream on is going to be ticked. Yup. And how he he's a hot head. And and that not that's what fuels him. And this is sort of, you know, this is exactly the wrong scenario, a hothead who feels like they took somebody else's side over his there had to be. We'll go back, and we'll analyze this moment years from now and say boy was this decision. Did they handle this, right? Because now it's an issue of management when you take one guy side over another guy side, there's going to obviously be a rift and the guy who side you took maybe the one that's leaving. And you're left with the unhappy guy. I'm actually surprised that they didn't call dream. And maybe they tried to do this and dream on didn't give him the middle finger, but I'm surprised they didn't they have a home game tonight. Right. I'm surprised. I'm guessing they had shoot around this morning. And even if they didn't think should've called dream on and and Katie into the facility at four o'clock or three o'clock today and said, hey, guys, look, this is the type of stuff that breaks teams up. Let's get it worked out before the game starts right air it outright here right now. Instead the suspend dream on without pay and keep them at home. Very weird. That is we're very weird. I'm sure Georgia Donahue. We'll have a lot to say about this. He's back in Minnesota. I think he's back there working NBA game. Yes, I'm sure he's technologies NBA guys. And again, we want to make sure we hit this a lot. Our our big story today about an hour and a half ago two hours ago. The Rams and the NFL announced the Rams are moving their game for Mexico City on Monday night back to the Coliseum. The Rams chiefs game considered to be the marquee game of the year Monday night, five twenty kick at the Coliseum. If you're a season ticket holder, you have the right to purchase your tickets and more if you'd like and tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow. George wants to come on for a second pay, George. Hey, what's? Hey, what's up? What are you? What are you hearing about this dream on K D thing? It's really bad. Look, this is the type of guy you don't wanna try full with. I heard what you just said, John. This is going to be a thing like Draymond greens. Also, an impending free agent a year from now one year pass Kevin Durant. This is the exact thing that happens when when rock bands break-up, basically check in Kobe don't know if you've ever been talking about check and Kobe this was the main thing. Yeah. The I didn't hear you. But yeah, they were fine personally, professionally they couldn't make it work. And if this is the case if if it's so bad that they had to keep dream on out of the building. This is something George. It's not nothing. Oh, I agree wholeheartedly. It's kind of like an I'm sure maze. Get attest this right Mace. Like when they eventually break up purgatory, I think people are going to be released ad in a look back at that. Mace? I made you a trade offer an actual real trade offer not like Trudell. Oh, did you. Oh, is it public or is it private? I mean, it's public. I don't know. Can I make it private or public? You can I don't know. What is it? What you go on. So I offered you a miles Turner who's a keeper right and Goran drug posing good players for Chris Paul and Gordon Hayward. I think about that. That's a fair trade from both teams. Yeah. Yeah. Think about that and drag it's to replace Paul and Paul statistically, seven one of his worst seasons. Any K word is still not one hundred percent step monster. Yeah. I'm I'm betting on those two guys turning it around. I would actually keeper is a keeper. Yeah. And he and he's in Indiana. He's like second in line to all depot for all the stats. Right. What round is he I think it's like six or seven. I'd have to double check. All right. Yeah. I will look at it. But I'm leaning in in your favor, George, although I feel like always when I make a trade with you sharks. I'm getting well that is not a no that is not an unfair deal that why I posed it in front of John. So he did actually attest to know. It's it's actually I don't think there's a loser in that trade. And if both of your teams are not in the top three I would do it just to shake your team up. Right. Okay. All right. That so tell the little tyrant that you, and I are making a deal done. Yeah. Do that to mess with your Dell? Gets Dale George. Why are you in Minnesota? I've got the T wolves pelicans tomorrow. So I've got to do all this reconnaissance on. What the hell's happened here over the last week? So I got in here today to talk to some people we're doing some more stuff tomorrow morning. And and I gotta do some hit on countdown tomorrow. Basically talk about everything that's happened here over the last few months, basically. All right. The Sodano show live from Minnesota. Can I get a rush to my car? So I can listen to this is sure we'll rush to your computer. Just accept the trade. Okay. That's a fair trade that's going to trade Djordjevic at showman guys. All right back tomorrow, noon, ESPN LA.
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Don't forget to thirty today. Fifth row Fridays. Pop quiz chance to win the super cuts fifth row Friday package bulls Lakers on Tuesday. Autographed basketball chairman's club passes VIP launch where the star saying out plus a supercops gift card super cuts fifth row Fridays. Brought to you by SuperBeets SuperBeets. You can enjoy the signature hot towel finish free of charge with every haircut. John. We're trying out a new fast-track theme. What do you think hate it? I actually I only get one vote. But I vote is a Brown nose. We would do it for one day. All right. And we decided all you. We decided that who is this. It say this is the who. Oh, this is a band called the who know this is not the a man called the who from what country are Mongolian their Mongolian the one who. And it's with Roger Daltry in town. This is. Golian who the h you now w h all right, John wiseass, screw the who one side of the coin. The who and on the other side of the coin the eagles call it in the air the eagles seven days a week and twice on Sunday. It's the eagles. I think our talked to mix it up. But all right who am I in twenty sixteen. Philadelphia became the first major US city to enact a one point five cent tax on soda and calf and two years after taking effect the tax remains controversial. It's it's being closely watched. Remember, this is what mayor Bloomberg tried to do a New York. Yes. Do it. The money raised by the soda tax funds prekindergarten community schools and improvements to parks, rec centers and libraries last week a ShopRite store, that's like shepherds like a seven eleven closed and the store owner is. Blaming the soda tax. Here's what he said. Quote. This store is closing because of the beverage tax Jeff Brown, the CEO of Brown. Superstores, said Brown says the store has experienced a drop in overall sales since the beverage tax went into effect and has been running in an annual net loss of more than a million bucks. A year. Are you buying this? Do you think people are really changed their habits? Wait a minute acts that has less than two cents is a penny and a half. Yeah. Nobody's changing their behavior based on like any buying a big gulp if it's thirty cents more instead of twenty eight cents more. Now, I think that's that's crazy and weird and an excuse for probably not having a really good year. I don't by the way, I'm not opposed to the concept of a soda tant tax. We have vice taxes, right? They're attacked cigarette. Tax. There is I don't know what they're. Doing with weed, but there's there's a tax tax. But I I don't have an issue with taxing things that conceivably are bad for our health and super gulps definitely are. I don't know though, how you know over fifty percent of America is now will be I don't know how to address that. I don't I'm not in favor of a soda tax people. I've got a libertarian streak in me. I think people should not be taxed on something that they want if they want to drink soda every day. They should I mean, it's not healthy. But you know, my mom or my wife calls it liquid death. But, but how do you get how do you get America's type two diabetes crisis under control, you you count on people to do the right thing. And if they're not I mean, this is not going to write. Well, then they have the right to to sugar themselves today, and they're all costing us money. Well, I mean, if you look at the big picture, it's a healthcare issue. But I I would not support a soda tax you, and I would differ on this. Yeah. I I would support it. But I also be looking for other ways to to address that issue. But no the penny and a half did not draw out of business. I don't know who he thinks is gonna fall for that. All right, John. You've got a thing for Cape Beck and sale very much. So so Cape. Beckons zale. Maybe she's the best looking woman in the world may have started. A love affair the Golden Globes. I heard about this. She and Pete Davidson from Saturday Night Live reportedly hit it off at the Golden Globes after party on Sunday and LA where they were spotted talking for most of the night and even cuddling while some reports claim the two left the event in tandem, an unnamed source told people magazine. How does this change your view of both caked back in Zell and Pete Davidson, doesn't I like PTA and you'll see when you go to Saturday Night Live. I think you'll like them too. I think you know, what I say good work Pete Davidson, if you can Kate Beck and sale is forty five and Pete Davidson is twenty five so that makes her cougar right? Yeah. I mean good for if he couldn't get gate Beck until to go home with them from a Golden Globes party of more power to them. It is. I think Pete Davidson is funny itself. I think he's funny as hell I feel bad for the stuff that has gone on with him. I hope he's okay. I know he's got mental health issues that he's continuing to deal with and I'm sure Kate can help. Yeah. I was gonna say any issues you have going home with Kate Beck and sale. We'll make your problem guarantee. You good for the ego. It's good for the ego. I say let those kids love. Yes, I'm all about love. Yup. All right. Trevor Lawrence the Clemson quarterback is a true freshman because of NCAA rules. He cannot turn pro for another two years. They put that ruling years ago to protect kids who are still growing from remaining able to go to the NFL, but Lawrence looks like he's ready to turn pro. Now, he's nineteen and Taj Boyd another former record-setting Clemson QB said this quote, Michael Phelps was literally born to swim. The kid got web feet. The whole short truck tall, torso. He's built for it. I said whatever Michael Phelps is to swimming Trevor Lawrence's to throwing a football, and quote is it time to get rid of the rule that keeps college football players in school for three years. If Lawrence were a basketball player or a baseball player he'd be in the NBA or the major leagues right now. What do you think it's absolutely time to get rid of the rule? I mean, here's where I on the side of the player. And here's where I'm side of the free market. There's no question. I think the Trevor Lawrence is ready for the NFL. He's going to be there. Two more years. But he is ready. And there are a lot can happen as he gets hurt. Yeah. A lot of players are ready after two years. I think the market should side. I think they should be able to hire an agent I think they should be able to explore their draft position. I think it should be exactly. Like college basketball is they can either declare if they're agent and the research shows they're going to be a second round or third round or whatever it is or they can go back to school. But I don't think there should be three hours three years of indentured servitude. At the collegiate level, if you're as talented as Trevor Lawrence, and one of the things that that has changed a lot over the years is that kids are taking a gap year, or parents good athlete, and I think Trevor Lawrence dead. And so he's nineteen now. Yeah. I mean, you know, there's a lot of guys playing in the NBA that are eighteen I mean. You should be trivial and should be able to turn pro theme wants to. And you're right. The only thing that can happen to him. Now is that he could suffer an injury that would cost a million. He's ready to go. He should be able to no questions asked check. All right, by the way. You're listening to Caspian Los Angeles and fasttrack is brought to you by Rex Rex is dedicated to helping homeowners save using game changing technology a full service experience. No middleman Rex is cutting agent commissions by seventy percent to get started an unlock your savings. Visit Rex homes dot com. All right hit chat. Now this in Britain. There was a show called grid girls where the girl grid GR ID girls say where the attractive models who serve as hostesses at Formula one races standing next to each car on the grid before the start of the race. It's a reality show about them cat. So a year after taking control of Formula one a company called. Liberty announced in January. It is doing away with grid girls altogether amid the metoo movement and a growing effort to increase the role of women in stem, science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. The sport decided that to have them serve a purely decorative function was an acronym. Stick and counterproductive Dwayne the rock Johnson has slammed this decision. He says, quote, so many good people fought for freedom and a quality. But this generation are looking for a reason to be offended. We thankfully now live in a world that has progressed over the last thirty forty years people can be who they want to be who they want and live with how they want a screwed that up. You get the idea that can only be a good thing. But generation snowflake or whatever you wanna call them are actually putting us backwards. What do you think of what the rock is cooking? I am a hundred percent with the rock. How dare they get rid of good girls? What's next get rid of Vander pump rules, everything you just said about great girls is true about Vander pump rules. I mean, I I'm guessing they're not involved in science technology, engineering and math, Wendy doc- could become a scientist. She could I watch Lindsey Lowe hands beach club this morning when I was writing fast. Oh, you know. I think it's terrible. I it's good. But there is she has a right to put trashy TV on. But she seems like she's put herself together that which is bad for the show for the show. Exactly. What the show because the people are train wreck. Yes now. No, no. What what this is real? This is an ongoing thing. Like, yeah. It's it's the same thing that there's a movement of people that want to get rid of NFL cheerleaders. I don't support it. If girls want to try out to be charger or ram cheerleaders. They should be allowed to do that stop putting restrictions where they don't. So there's this is an honest moment you and I. At different points judged for the clippers cheerleaders. Yes. Shoutout to Jesse christianson. Jesse Siebel who let us do that. And I was told when I was doing it just pick the hot ones, we can always teach him to dance later. I got the same directive, which is basically what what we're talking about. Here. We're talking about. Women getting somewhere exclusively based on their looks. But the reason I like Vander pop rules is not. I mean, those girls are are good looking. But it's that they are they're careening down, Dan Accra. It's a it's a it's a modern day car crash. Right. And and do you believe of women as purely decorative? See, I don't know. I didn't I never saw grid girls. But I'm assuming grid girls is like just think of the idea. Okay. So you're at a Formula one race and these really hot models go out, and they stand next to every car with the driver on the grid before the race starts. Yes. They're serving exclusively a decorative purpose. Do they make cheese whiz? Like Britney from Vander pump. We'll have their own keys with. I don't believe that they do. Well, see I think that that's what I would like to find out. I'd like to see what's behind these girls. I'd like to get to know them better grid girls are people to do you think? Do you think cheerleaders are for real or they an acronym? Stick. Nah, I like him. I think they enhanced the game experience. Well, you go to the ram games. Do you like the ram cheerleaders or not? I gotta be honest. I know they introduce him. And I know they do dances. But it's the it's it's not the focus of my attention. I don't get offended by this. But you you're not the target. If you. Know what I mean? Yeah. But there are to guide chillers Rams have to guy cheerleader or anything of those guys. They they do exactly the same steps. Okay. This. This is a surreal moment. I just got. And this is one hundred percent, correct. Yeah. I just got a text from someone correcting me that Britney on Vander pump rules makes her own beer cheese. It is not cheese whiz. And the person that corrected me is our boss Dan's pill. Really? See the Bannon enjoys fan. I think Dan, and I would enjoy checking out an episode of grid girls. And we will never get the chance. I stand with the rock. I stand with you know, how they addressed. It would they they turned it into grid kids. And now there is a teenager who wants to grow up to be a Formula one driver who gets to stand in the grid with those guys. And then they the reality show is them learning to drive. Yeah. That's a complete waste of time. No. It's actually kind of a cool. That's a cool alternative took something rated R and made it right into it did not comply say, boo. I completely agree with the rock. I'm just trying to play both sides of this thing. I really with Iraq all in with the I'm not part of generation snowflake. Apparently, you are standing up for the abolition of grid girls. That's ridiculous. Bring back cred girls. And every even got to see it the first time it was around. Greg Greg girls stuffing wrong with it. Greg gets it. Hey, can I tell you something? This is. I saw Miss America this year. I saw part of it. Yeah. Did in the Everett of all the goods, no more swimsuit, please. And instead of like the question at the end, it was a job interview. So we're gonna. What was a typical question from the job interview. Why they chose the job. And then they said, basically, why do you think we should hire you, but they called it a job interview as opposed to just here's the final question did Amy the girls answer with because I'm really hot and you'll you won't find any better looking than me. No, absolutely. Not. That was part of this stem movement science, technology, engineering and mathematics. So did they give new engineering model that would help improve product line development? Did win a scholarship. I don't forget twenty minutes away from our pop quiz for fifth row Fridays. Back in two minutes with more fast, track ESPN, LA and John. It is to you false tack maith coral grove a ninety year old American cyclist said a new record when winning his age group. Sprint title at the US masters track championships in July only to have it revoked by testing positive for steroid. Oh, no the anti doping rule. Violation was more likely than not to have been caused by consumption of contaminated meat the night before the race. According to the US ADA attest undertaken the day before had returned a negative. Result. So since he tested negative the day before and this guy is ninety should he be allowed to keep his world record? Or is a rule a rule. Well, I mean, he beat somebody who's ninety who didn't cheat. But what if it was just contaminated me? Yeah. I I don't think the. The canal Alvarez rule is in effect. That is the full canal. Right. It is the full. That's even a better way of putting he he did the full canal coal canal. It was it was the burger I ate that made me test positive. No. Because I'm thinking about the other ninety year olds who worked their asses off to win that race. And this guy used performance enhancing drugs. I gotta handed to them. I mean who would think a ninety year old would dope blood? But you know, it's it's an impressive that he tried it. But no, I would I would have to remove his title. Then guys ninety he should get an award for just making it to ninety. My dad didn't make the ninety your dad didn't make it to ninety. This guy's writing in cycling races. Give the guy for the guy that finished second. Who didn't she was bad meat? I don't think he cheated he aided the meat was, you know, I it was fun. You know, what they're injecting these animals with everything before they sure they are. It's it's the me canal. It is. All right. Peter Farrelly is one of the fairly brothers directed. I think is one of the best movies of the year. It's called green book. You saw loved it. A website called the cut discovered a news article referencing past instances of sexual misconduct. Veiled at the time as attempts at humor an article in the Sunday Times from nineteen ninety eight referenced instances in which fairly showed unsuspecting people his junk, including actress Cameron Diaz before she started in. There's something about Mary which was. Directed by Peter Farrelly, and his brother Bobby fairly should this be held against Peter Farrelly when Oscar voters make their decisions. Oh, man. It's a great question. The the the thing that I marvel at is some I've I've lasted fifty plus years on this planet without ever whipping out my junk for entertainment purposes. Yeah. I mean, I don't under- put from Harvey Weinstein to peer fairly to. I mean this movement of guys, you know, and I guess dropping your pants and taking pictures of your jenkinson girls as thing. Well, that's I mean, that's that's called internet dating. Yeah. But but even if they don't want it or didn't ask for it. Oh, yeah. No, no, not seems so insanely stupid and inappropriate risky. What is the cut off? It was twenty years ago. I'm guessing. And that's why I said, it's a great question. Like, I don't. No an and fairly has apologized. He apologized for sleep it appeared that he did do it. Just as a joke to Cameron Diaz confirmed it, but I'm not, you know, it's not funny. They should have to put up with it. I okay. So let me answer your questions. So I don't know. I think green book should be judged on its merits. And it is a great movie. I don't think the fact that it was Bobby ORR Peter fairly heater fairly. I don't think the fact that Peter fairly whipped out his junk and showed it to girls twenty years ago should have an impact on my Oscar vote if I had a vote I would vote for green book based on its merits, but can somebody explain to me the obsession of men in our culture, and it's really been, you know, come out over the past two years. The guys who who this is their go to move whipping out your junk, unwanted Goto move. If if a girl a girl doesn't want to see it don't show it to her. How difficult is that? Yeah. I it's what is the. I mean seriously. Yeah, it's it's beyond me. Well, I mean. I know what I think about all those fairly brothers movies. They retire about the Cameron Diaz scene where she's got the hair gel. Yeah. That's in the same movie that he was accused do I eight. So you could say, you know, I'm shooting pin has some of the filthiest jokes. I've ever seen in a movie, so Peter could argue I guess it was in the theme of the movie set that he was doing stuff like this. But no, it seems like a simple a simple thing to obey to don't. What about your Junkin unless somebody asked for it? Yeah. What's what's the hard part about understanding that I'll tell you this time of year there there are different movies. They're they're like PR people who work for different movies. And they're always thrown out bad stuff about the other movies to try to help their movie. I think that's what this is. Yeah. Well, you know, then the apparently they got the writer on an old tweet to. Yeah. They get the right on an old tweet. So green book, I think should be judged on its own merits. And I I have to believe that Peter Farrelly is not the same person today that he was in nineteen ninety eight right? And again, I would not penalize the movie for just so I answered the question that you asked. Yeah. I and if you haven't seen green book, you should go see a great movie surprisingly good with a bunch of twists. You. Don't see come. And then really funny. And when you walk out of the theater, you're in a good mood. It's a happy movie for the most part. It's got some weird turn get somewhere turns. But yeah, I loved it. I thought it was really well done. I think it's great fast track. All right, Steve. I know what you're saying. I'm not saying when are you gonna visit Uber facts website. In on your vacation or wherever you were. It's win as Ireland gonna visit the Uber facts website again. It's so weird. How I didn't even think that today is the day. I guarantee you Berkman you've been asking it because you are in a the all-time slump of slumps like facts, it's like four or five right now. So I think you've fooled you four times in a row now. Three of these facts are actual Uber facts, and one of the facts, I made up this is a food and drink addition of facts, see, if you guys can identify the fake fact. All right. So Greg can play Jay can play and Mason can play. Here we go. And of course, you can play along at home. All right. Fact, number one Burger King once launched a clone called flame it featured a hint of fresh broiled meat sent. Okay. That's fax number. One fact number two one serving of fruit loops has six different flavors including orange berry, and lemon and contains fifty percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin c that's fact, number two fact, number three Russia didn't consider beer and alcoholic beverage until twenty eleven before then any drink under ten percent volume was considered a soft drink kind of walk in order, beer, soft, drink and fact, number four German chocolate cake was named after Sam German Abakar, not the country. So those are the facts will compete again. Number one Burger King. Once had a Cologne that featured a scent of flame broiled meat number two fruit. Loops has. Different flavors and gives you the fifty percent of your daily recommended vitamin C number three Russia didn't consider beer and alcoholic beverage until twenty eleven and number four German chocolate cake was named after Sam German Abakar, not the country. Greg bergman. What is the fake fact now thinking myself, and I think the music in the background is messing with my head. The music is terrible. It's all Masons ideas. I actually like it a lot. Actually, I'm gonna go with the Burger King clone. Okay. Burger king. Clone is the Fakfak kick. Corrales? What is the fake fact? I was thinking about that Burger King Cologne. But I you know, I could see that like maybe overseas somewhere. So I think that one's true. I'm gonna go with the beer one with the Russians the Russian favor. When beer was a case not in alcoholics beverage. All right. Steve Mason, you have final say what is the fake? Fact, I say fruit loops do not have different flavors. I can't detect different favorite flavors when I eat for loops. I think there's just one flavor. Okay. So you guys were alright to stay away from the German chocolate cake one that is an absolute fact, German chocolate cake was named after Sam German a Baker. I'm sorry. Jay Corrales, you're out. Russia didn't consider beer and alcohol beverage until twenty eleven before that any drink under ten percent volume was considered a soft drink, which means either. Greg Bergman has snapped his long Uber facts losing streak or Steve Mason is today's winner. Someone wins today. I think fruit loops actually do have different flavors. Okay. Ladies and gentlemen. The winner of the Uber fax quiz. Is Steve Mason. No. I knew the exact reason you said Mace fruit loops are all the same flavor. Just different colors. Yes. You a hundred percent, right. And Bergman you are you own five or six on five. I believe in five weeks and you used to kill it at this game. May's winning very good detective work on your part. Not only. Did you get it? Right. You got it. Right. For the exact reason, it was right which rarely happened in this game fruit loop, and I'm completely made up the vitamin C thing it may be undefeated twenty nineteen. There you go. Mason is the sole winner fruit. Loops are all the same flavor. Just different late. If you made up the vitamin c part than didn't the question wrong. It's wrong. No. It is. It's wrong. Oh, the whole thing. Yeah. That was the fake fact. Yeah. I was piling on the fakeness of. Okay. Greg. Open the phones. Eight seven seven seven ten Friday time fifth row Friday five questions one for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday and today answer all five and you will be in the fifth row for Lakers bulls on Tuesday. Get an autograph basketball chairman's club passes soup cuts get gift card cuts fifth row Fridays. Brought to you by super cots at super-coach you can enjoy the signature hot towel finish free of charge with every haircut. These are tough questions. Eight seven seven seven ten ESPN Mason, Ireland ESPN LA. I this is that people fifth row Fridays. We do it every week around. Here. You win fifth row seats get up close and personal Lakers bulls on Tuesday autograph basketball, chairman's club passes, supercups gift card, all that stuff. But you got to be able to answer five questions about all the stuff that happened on this week show and Mason, you know, this people don't believe it when I say it, but you've you've sat in both seats. These seats are better than the seats, Michael. And. I sit into call the go for sure we sit in about the twentieth row you're in the fifth row. The this is my favorite thing. We give away people love this. The the winners are are like incredibly grateful and always have a great time. All right. So do you have I'll do the questions I've got him. We got him if you want. All right. I'll I'll pop up the calls in you, do it. Let's start with James and see me valley. James, you're on ESPN LA. Are you ready? What's up guys? So so okay, James. I was out on Monday. But Freddie, prints junior filled in for me, what was Freddie's joke about the new clock. Ten over the top on Monday. You just gave the answer. I know. Ten over the top. Right. Maybe I did it. Right. When I read it. Okay. Correct. Correct hardest question on this easy. Figured it out. I was hoping he would figure it out. All right. I claim that I've read every book about one NFL owner who is that owner. Need an answer three. Well, who it was? Well. It's not the owner. You're right Curtis in Downey. You got an asset. Same question the way, you did the first time John. Hey curtis. Everything's great. Welcome. Curtis on Monday. Eddie's joke. Okay. Okay. Okay. I said I've read every book about an NFL owner who was the owner. How fun though. Carrara or no, I'm not even sure owner named Alphonso career the name. I'll font so Carreira come up on the show this week. Yeah. Because then you said you thought you were going to say I'll funds Ribeiro did come up. Let's go to Chris and Sherman oaks, Chris. Hey, hey, Chris woes Freddie's joke about the new clock. Yeah. Okay. Who's the owner that I've read every book about David Scotty that good? Okay. Keep rolling Chris. All right. Who did we convince to start watching game of thrones? Julie's third. Thanks. Good job. All right. Thank you. What song did Mace want taken off the face of the planet? I'm going to feeling black guy. Yes. You're killing it, man. One more, Chris, and the tickets are yours come on bring it home. All right here. We go. Earlier today. What did Bryan Cranston do that? Kevin Hart refused to do when filming the movie. What? Leading. Gradulate? It's man. The death way to go, man. You definitely been listening. The phone ringing. Dizzy stuff happy. Chris. Did you have to take notes or were you just do it for them? Wow. And now, Chris who are you going to bring with you? Get two tickets. Jeff, Jeff, you're lucky, dude. Well, if you brought her then you would have gotten several other perks, but Jeff will be fine. It's up to you. And I'll meet you at the game. Janice will bring you buy, and you can see where Michael I the game, and you can wave to us as you walk down in front of us to sit in your seats. All right. Hey, Chris, congratulations, man. We appreciate you. Thanks. All right. And by the way, we, you know, we don't say we appreciate everybody that's out there every day because some days we have off shows and you stick with us. Anyway. Couple off shows. I thought I had some off shows this week. Didn't you know? I didn't think they were off most days, we have you usually think that you're off when most of the time, you're not. There's so many things going on in that head of yours that that you can do a really good show. And then you'll go that show. Yes. See I'm hyper self critical. So if I have a good way of free if I have a bad show, or if I perceive that I have a bad show than it really bothers me because I thought we had three good shows as we can to bad ones. That was an interesting observation the Cranston made news on that the difference between what he does when he does a play. And what we do when we do show is. He does the exact same play every night. But he does it for a different audience. Right. And we do a different show every day for pretty much the same on. Yeah. Which is kind of opposite in that respect. I would you get tired doing play seven eight times a week when I was in when I was at bowling green. I got the I I don't want to brag. But if I addition for a play, I got the lead. What was the most recognizable play you played the lead in? Henry Higgins in my fair lady. The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plane. And yet. Okay. Allies Doolittle in the Steve mation production of that of that place. It was my girlfriend, Emily Weber. Poor Emily Weber. We were the we were the the perfect couple. We played opposite each other. If only she knew, but I do that. I think she I think deep down. She did. We were. But we did that for a month. We did that four shows a week for a month. But nothing like Brian does. I mean Brian's doing what makes it seven hundred a week. What Brian's doing is? It's not a musical at least in musicals you'd be singing the songs like Hamilton. You'd be you've got to perform songs. Brian's performing a play that has no music. And it's weird. Neither one of the big shows right now on Broadway, his show network or to kill a Mockingbird, which is the Jeff Daniels show. Those are the two that are the toughest tickets right now are musicals there just stage plays just stage. Right. All right. Coming up next. John. I don't know if you did you hear the promo for the show, you may or may not like not. But you're going to have to play along. No matter what. Excellent. And then is it true? You're leaving me with Sodano by myself. I'm gonna go do some some stuff with doc grant Stevens right after the show. So here to do some stuff with Dr grant, you really do like one of those hydro facial hydra facial would be good for you. All right. So here's the deal when we come back all three of us are going to make our picks against the spread. And we must wager five thousand dollars of mythical money idea. So all four games each of. Us the spread and we got a wager. So we're each going to put twenty thousand dollars out. There are first bit bets of twenty nineteen. That's coming next for you. Mason Ireland ESPN LA, I Mason, Ireland ESPN LA. Here we go. We are going to our first mythical money of twenty nine. Last year. I won the mythical money contest. If you don't understand it. We eat start the year with one hundred thousand mythical dollars, and we bet them. However, we want over the course of the year, but during the NFL playoffs, we're going to bet each and every game at five thousand dollars a pop and see where we wind up every single five. You can bet more if you want you bet more if you want. Yeah. Minimum minimum five thousand. Well, you guys are betting twenty five hundred lectures. That's changing. Yes. Yeah. But yeah, we we're. As long as it's the same for every we're we're we're saying it's five thousand why are you going to works? I'm just making sure very sensitive this week. I'm I'm making sure I know the rule very sensitive. Are you had to have a serious talk? Yesterday. The first game which is colts chiefs chiefs are favored by three. I have. Oh, the oh, I have a different line. I've got. Five five and a half. I saw five and a half. But I well whichever side you take you can take the points that that would favor you I've got the current line at five. Okay. I have I'm taking Indiana plus five and a half. Okay. Mace? I am taking the colts plus five five and a half. I am taking the five and a half. Steve I'm taking the chiefs minus five. So I'm giving five and taking the chiefs. Okay. Got it. So that's our first discrepant, by the way, I think this is going to be the one upset of the weekend. Okay. Well, you're too. The right way. Okay. Number Rams mates is the second game Mace you go I k I've got the line of seven and a half to seven and a half I've seven, but I'll go with seven half. Yeah. Okay. I am going to go Rams minus the seven and a half. I am gonna go Cowboys and picking the Rams to win twenty eight twenty four. So I'm thinking the ramps win. But if my scores right than the Cowboys would cover so gimme the Cowboys plus seven and a half break. Yeah. I think it'd be a much lower scoring game. And I got the Dallas plus seven half twenty seventeen. So it's still take the Rams are window. Right. Cowboys. Art. Yes game. I'll go first on this one chargers. Patriots. Patriots are favored by four. I'm going to take the chargers and the points. So gimme Greg. Gimme the chargers. Plus four Bergman who do you want that game? I'm going to take New England minus four okay, man. I am going to take New England minus four okay. So you guys are both on the patriots. And then the last game, Greg. This goes back to you eagles eagles eight point underdogs against the saints. Do you want the eagles and eight points or do you want the saints? Greg. Gimme Nick foles Philly plus eight day, get eight Mace. I'm gonna lay the. So I'm gonna take the saints minus the eight I am also going to take the saints minus the eight so that's good. So in in almost all of these games were not unanimous. So so nobody has the same for. Yeah. No, nobody is the same for. And I don't even know if we've we were we were not unanimous on a single game not one game. No. Yeah. Good. So we all see it differently. Which is going to be the best game this weekend. Public. Yeah. I think so too. I think Cowboys ram screen be a great game. The you're the most likely upset. Yep. I still think is chargers. Patriots. You guys think the chargers aren't better in the patriots. I think the chargers aren't better than the patriots. And I don't think that playing in New England with Tom Brady is going to. That's just not gonna work out that they play very well at home or with those receivers and injured gronk, and I wonder just how they're going to score. It's Tom Brady finding anybody. Yeah. They always find a way his receivers never really matter. If they were to lose. If New England was to lose don't they have to make wholesale changes. There. They gotta go out and get some receivers would gronk even gonna play next year. I can't imagine he is. I mean, he almost retired after this year. They they have coming back next year Brady and Belichick. Right. Yeah. Yeah. I think there's going to be wholesale changes there if they lose. Probably win. And then go onto the Super Bowl. Right. I, you know, I'm I'm just I can't bet against the patriots. And by the way, I'm picking the colts for the upset, but I would much rather see Kansas City in the Super Bowl. I just think the colts are gonna pull the upset knowing there, which is is partly while I let into this that the colts plan dome and Kansas City's at home, and I just n Andy Reid guy. So I think Andy Reid smart guy. So let's let's see what happens, but the, you know. Each of us. I think on on Saturday have one home team in one road team. Right. Yeah. Yeah. I don't think I bet did I've been on a routine or Greg. You have to road teams right colts Cowboys three. Yeah. I've definitely on Saturday. You have the two road. Yes. I have both. I'm taking taking the points on both games on Saturday. Actually. Right. I think Mesa game you're going to. I just think is going to be fantastic. It's going to be super close. I think that I think it's going to be very similar to the eagles Rams game that the Rams had a chance to win on the last play of the game. It wasn't a chance to win her chance time. I know they had a chance to win at the end of the game. Yeah. So that I think it's going to be like that. I think it's going to be that close. The three scariest words for me. Tomorrow's game. Joe? Joe Joe NATs in the Rams recurring scare you would just have him. Call fair catches on all fair catch everything touchback even better for you. Just let the ball drop. Yeah. Why wouldn't even attempt to attempt? Yeah. That's where I really miss Cooper Cup. Miss Cooper Cup on returns. You know, other teams are just letting touchback go. I don't know why you just don't let it because a bunch of times. Now I've seen Joe Joe NATs and return it out at the end zone. Wind up at the fifteen yard line. And we could've started out at the twenty five. He's screwing us field position. And the other thing is he's catching the ball on punts in such a tight space. And then he's trying to make a run. That's one of the reasons why he had that fumble in the Philly game just fair catch the ball and stop right there because it is hold your breath time with Joe Joe Nazi. I think it's gonna be a great environment tomorrow night. There's something about being the Coliseum for a night game. We experienced that. For the Philly game we experienced that for the chiefs game. We've got night games there. John, you know, how the Coliseum is this sort of coastal missed comes over the Coliseum at some point during the night, and it becomes really really dramatic Cowboys and their old school uniforms. Rams and they're old school uniforms. I cannot wait for this. It's going to be great hate of some breaking news. You're getting outta here. Pretty quick. Yep. This just broke. According to various sources, Hugh Jackson has been fired by the Cincinnati Bengals. Remember they hired him after he got fired by the Browns to be an offensive consultant. They're going after Zack Taylor the Rams quarterback coach. So they've told Hugh he is no longer part of their plans moving forward. So let me simply put it this way Mace good idea or bad idea for USC to reach out to Hugh Jackson is their offense coordinator bad idea. Why? Well, I mean that that win loss record and Cleveland is. Little wouldn't be your head coach, and it would be somebody with NFL experience. And it would be a name. I mean, what are they going to do if they don't hire is rather find hot offense of hot offense of college coordinator who is that? That's maybe the Clemson offensive coordinator. That's maybe the Bama offensive coordinator. You that's where I think you wanna find somebody. You wanna find somebody who is who is college experience and did o Hugh was at USC, right? As their offensive coordinator. Yeah. Yeah. No. I'm going to different direction. I want. I I mean, call me it's a copycat league. I want young inventive coaches. And particularly one at USC offense coordinator, I went every bell to ring. I went every whistle to blow. I want. I wanna fun entertaining offense. And I don't think you Jackson's that guy. He's a traditional west coast offense guy. Yeah. And I don't think he'll get hired by the way USC. But it'll be interesting see tired anywhere else. It's another example one of those black head coaches you talked about her. Absolutely, absolutely. All right. Go rams. I will see you on Monday by the way, Monday, twelve o'clock noon. We will react to Rams Cowboys of full hour commercial free. That's Monday at noon a full hour commercial free. John I will turn it over to you, and George Sodano and whoever Giordano's got on good man have fun at the game in Monday, Mason, Ireland, ESPN LA. Hey, purgatory. I'm here to man purgatory Ireland's here where you're not really here. You're just here here. Yes. You're literally like purgatory 'cause you're not even in the room with me. Yeah. But I mean youtall where the or the Lakers are going to are going to try and play the jazz tonight in a weird game in which each team has several players injured. But I'm very happy because you recommended this killer Italian restaurant in Salt Lake City that I'd never been to before you had fun. That was fantastic. All my God, you undersold it. Yeah. And you said it was it you said it was like the greatest restaurant, and that you couldn't believe hadn't been there. And then I went, and you actually was even. Better than all that. It was like it is in my you're welcome in my opinion. And it's crazy to say that a talion place in Salt Lake City could be a top five Italian place. I've ever eaten that. But it was that way. At least for me. Then did you meet vaulter the owner? It's not he was not there. But the place was packed with like a lot of people that work for the Lakers and worked for the jazz. It was, but it was really really fun. It's it's a place in Salt Lake called vaulters V A L T E, R, apostrophe S and on the wall. He has pictures vaulter as pictures of all the famous people, and it's basically an NBA hall of fame pretty much. It's like it's like everybody. Hey, did you see right one Mason walked out a story has broken on CBS sports dot com? That is just stunning to me. I'm just going to read it to you. There is concern within the NFL league office about the possibility of the chargers playing host to an AFC championship game within the stubhub center. According to leak sources and contingency plans are expected to be discussed again this weekend should the chargers in colts advance which would set up the chargers as title game. Hosts. In other words, George if the chargers get to host the title game, the NFL is so embarrassed by that dingy stadium. They plan that they would move the game. And they say sources that. Said they talk about playing Sunday night and Monday night in the event that the Rams and chargers both hosts games with both games being played at the Coliseum. Yeah. I would do this. I would. And I know that the Rosebowl has said no in the past. But couldn't you get them to do one game. I think you could. Yeah. Money talks. And this is an unlikely scenario anyway because like the two underdogs would both have to win. Yeah. The colts and the chargers win. But there are a lot of people taking the colts. And there are a lot of people picking the chargers win those two games colts chiefs, who do you like I actually think the colts are gonna win. I said it on a round the horn when I was on earlier this week. And I got a lot of. That's a hot take. I don't think. No, Greg and Mason, just pick the colts. Yeah. I don't think it's that hot to take like if you look at it. Here's some of the numbers for you on the cold since their one in five start. Okay. They have the best record in the NFL. They have the best point differential in the NFL. And their offense of line is allowed the least amount of sacks which means Andrew luck. Who's now back into form has had a clean pocket, which means you can tear teams up especially that chiefs defense, which we all saw on Monday night. The Rams scored fifty five points on them. Yeah. On the chief hits it eats. Eat maybe snowing in Kansas City, and I'm not sure if that's a good thing or bad thing because Patrick Mahomes is is all about thrown it. So snow would hurt him. Right. But the culture used to playing in a dome, so I would think bad weather would would help chiefs. What do you think I think it would certainly help the home team in that scenario, but the colts last week showed us they can run the football. They ran for two hundred yards against one of the better defenses defenses in the league in Marlin max underrated. They have a really good running back. Now, who do you like char? That patriots. I like the patriots. I mean, listen, I if you look at New England, John and you're listening to Caspian, Los Angeles. If you look into England, yes, they're coming off the bye. But in essence they had to buys before that because they the pills and the Jess. And if you watched their game plan during those games, it was very vanilla. They ran the ball ton. They didn't throw very much which means Brady didn't take a lot of hits and grunk didn't take a lot of hits. So they've had a very vanilla game plan for three weeks in a row and they've gotten themselves in a position now where the chargers as great as they've been they've been the most balanced him in the league man at some point or another. They can't win every game on the road. And my guess is that this is kind of word ends for them, you know, thinking aloud here. So let's say that this scenario we're talking about that CBS sports line is CBS sports com is reporting that the coal twin predicting and the chargers win which I'm predicting the chargers in that game. I think they're the better team. So is it ludicrous of me to suggest like at the final four? They play two games on the same court. Is it ridiculous suggest they could play two games on the same field? I in other words, you play a one o'clock game at the Coliseum at five o'clock game at the Coliseum. I don't know what the grounds crew there is like, and I just feel like in football that's really difficult because just the field tends to get torn up pretty easily. So in basketball, it's different. You're not going to have to worry about the traction and things of that. Whereas in football, you're going to have to do that. And you'd have to get the all star team of field turf guys to be out there and restore that. And I don't even think in an hour. Anybody could do that to be on? So then that opens up your Rosebowl idea if they could pay the Rose Bowl or if everybody refused to help you could play a championship game on Monday night. But wouldn't it be a disadvantage to I'm trying to remember there two weeks between? Yes championship game. Well, this is no there's about two weeks between between divisional round and champing Super Bowl and the and the championship game. Yes. Right. But I'm saying that if. So would it be a disadvantage to make one of those teams plan Monday night? Well, that means that have one less day if they made it to the Super Bowl, right? So we'll be at least a small disadvantage. Right. Right. Right. But this is embarrassing. I mean, it really is. Well, they shouldn't they should have paid them out. The league should have paid them out to play in the Rose Bowl to begin with. Well, or or I still think that the way they have handled this from the beginning is the chargers, don't nobody in Los Angeles. Once the chargers, San Diego hates LA. So they were never gonna drive up here from there. Yeah. But they love the chargers. And they were really good knew them. I was at the play George was for the NFL to build the chargers. A new stadium in San Diego. Right. Have the Super Bowl there? Every three years. Nobody is ever going to complain. Correct. About having to go to San Diego. Never and the NFL would have been able to get their money back just by hosting three Super Bowls every decade there. Yeah. I agree with you wholeheartedly. I I'm trying to think out loud. Is there a place? They could. Play in Orange County. The angel stadium has been reconfigured. So I don't think they could do it there. And they certainly couldn't get rid of the infield dirt in time. Right. So I don't think that's the only stadium in Orange County. That would be big enough. Everything else would be a small depot. Yeah. It's a Rose Bowl Coliseum. Or you just played at the Home Depot in front of thirty thousand people. It's here's the here's the other problem that they're not thinking. Okay. So let's say the chargers and the colts play and they moved the game to the calcium the Rams lose. And they send a opens up. They play the game at the Coliseum. To do. They even fill it. No. So why did move it out at why move it out of stub hub at all agree that part of it is is is something that just kind of dawned on me to like, I I don't know if you're gonna to fans to go there anyway. And like how many I'm trying to think so the Coliseum at capacity is about ninety right? Well, little less now because the renovating between eighty and ninety I think maybe even higher than the Rose Bowl is what ninety. Yeah. You might as well. Keep at stuff like Rysley. Yeah. Yeah. That's a great point. Because maybe over thinking the whole thing unless they gave away tickets if you give them away people in L as you've probably learn you've lived here long, and they don't care people aren't necessarily going to spend all the other money, right? Got him paid. It's going for a playoff game. They're gonna wanna charge fifty bucks to park. Fifty where you bid I'm talking about like a far away like on the side one hundred. Yeah. And so that's a fascinating problem. And by the way, they're gonna have it again next year because the new stadium the new ram stadium is going to be open for two years. So what do you do if there's a when they're playing in the same stadium though? And they're both good. And you have this issue. Right. Well, can't remember it's going to be natural grass there or is it going to be field turf. I'd feel turf than we did it doesn't matter. Right. Yeah. Then it doesn't then you could theoretically did the giants and the jets they never had that issue. When they were both playing in the AFC championship. And if in the same year they never played championship weekend. And that that was that was astroturf there. So they it just played back to back games. There had they had to do it one thing. That would be interesting about that is just getting the first crowd out and the second crowd in think about it. Yeah. People love to tailgate. Oh my God. It'd be impossible. That's true. You couldn't do that. I don't know how you could do it. I don't know. Where would you park all the cars for the second game? They almost have to move it to Monday night or they'd have do the Rose Bowl. The rose bowls away to go in the fields in great shape because they just played the regular Rose Bowl game. Yeah. And all this people in Pasadena don't want events there. But money talks, the NFL has one of it. Yeah. This is. Yeah. You just pay. Godfather. I mean, I'm one of those idiots who stops on it anytime. It's on AMC meet you, it's the you just make them an offer they can't refuse like how big of an offer. Do you have to make like ten let's say, let's say that to rent it. It was going to be ten million you offering fifty million and you're done, right. And that's it just walk away, or at least at the very minimum twice the amount. Right. Twenty million to the NFL writing the check for twenty million doesn't, you know come on. Yeah. I don't think people realize how much the NFL just prints money. Somebody told me once nine billion profit. Okay. So if your picture yourself this fun little mental exercise for you picture yourself being an NFL owner can somebody told me that before the season starts. That Roger Goodell will hand you check based on your share of the TV revenue. Correct. That will cover all of your expenses. In other words, all of your players salary. Yeah. All of your staff salaries all of your stadium worker salary. That's true everything. So that means every time you play a game. It's all gravy. It's all going in your pocket. I mean think about that deal that the minute you open the doors everytime. Seventy overpays for a beer, you just you just put in your pocket. Yeah. Yeah. That's a stunning. And that's why you know, NFL teams hardly ever go up for sale NBA teams. One will come up every five years. Right. NFL teams. Just don't. Well. I mean, the Cowboys right now Jerry said he wouldn't sell it for ten billion and Jerry's monetize better than anybody. But I remember when Bob McNair got the expansion franchise in Houston, marriages passed away this year LA was in that and LA offered eight hundred million for it and lost. Right. So that means McNair had offer over a billion yet. If Steve bomber paid two billion for the clippers. What's an NFL franchise worth? Well, I think the lower end ones like the Bengals or whatnot is probably at least two billion. Yeah. I mean, it will especially if they're going to hand you check at the start of the year that's going to cover everyone of your expense in the reality. Is it also a real estate play a lot? Big cities too. There's that you know. So like an LA. I mean that the Rams because cronk is going on the stadium. And the real estate is going to be worth a gazillion dollars. Probably. Yeah. Tensioning? Hey, let me pivot to something. I wanted to ask you, and I know we get a break you can answer after the break. But tonight, I'm sure you saw this. Utah has three point guards on their roster. And all three of them are hurt tonight. Ricky Rubio is out hunting XM is out. Now, Raul Netto, it's actually how will our will is how they told me to pronounce. Yeah. Yeah. It's like if you would know better than me. It's almost sounds like an H. Yeah. Okay. So does that matter in today's position? Let's NBA not as you just give the ball to Donovan Mitchell and say here, you you get the offense started. I mean, they did that last year and it worked out pretty well. When Rubio was hurt. So. Yeah, I mean in theory. Yes. You'd like to have these one guy. So when they spell him because Mitchell can't play forty-eight, right? That Joey eagles if he had to. Hand. But it's not it's not the ideal scenario show having all three out probably should hurt them a little bit as far as functionalities concern. But you know, they've got enough guys. You're right in today's NBA that can handle the ball that and can make smart decisions where they can make it work. But I'll tell you this. If there's one weakness in Donna Mitchells game, in my opinion. It's that it's decision making play playmaking things of that nature. That's still the aspect of his game that he's starting to or still trying to grow because I had him on Christmas. And I had a long conversation with him about that. And he says that's absolutely what he feels like he needs to focus on. But right now on this team. They need him to score so much that it's not always ideal. But he's he's still trying to round out that part of his game. Yeah. And you know with the Lakers not having LeBron and not having Rondo it's not like they're not coming in short handed. Yeah. And by the way, I do wanna talk to you on the other side about the Lakers schedule. Because there is some some tough games coming up. So I don't know how much longer LeBron is actually going to miss if it's just going to be the three games. But I want to touch on that on the other side. Let's get into that purgatory chapter two Irelands here. 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Oakland mayor on what went wrong with Raiders
You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Oakland mayor on what went wrong with the raiders by Scotto slur from sports. The happy feet raiders are nearing the end of their most recent stay in Oakland, and who's to blame for owner. Mark Davis moving his team to Las Vegas. Not Oakland says mayor Libby, chef I had a recent phone conversation with chaff who is up for reelection Tuesday, and is considered the favourite. The interview was regarding the as and their search for a site for a new ballpark in Oakland. When our as discussion ended, I said, can I ask you a raiders question? They should not have traded Khalil Mack chef shot back the curse of the MAC. I think the raiders are suffering from the MAC curse shaft who was elected mayor in two thousand fourteen was born and raised in Oakland and said, she's always cheered for the local teams through her first three years in office. Shaft tried to negotiate with the raiders on a new stadium at the Coliseum site in April last year, the raiders announced their NF. Fell sanctioned decision to move to Las Vegas. My question to the mayor. Do you think the raiders made a good faith effort to stay in Oakland? Hell no shaft shot back unequivocally. No. There was no good faith there at all. So owner Mark Davis seemed dead set on moving his team to Vegas deadset. No effort whatsoever. I can't speak to the time before I was mayor. And I want to recognize that the raiders I think when I came in as mayor. There was a lot of years of legitimate frustration that they were feeling but during my time as mayor no good faith efforts were made. No every plan through the years has been complicated. By the fact, that the Coliseum land is owned jointly by the city and county. And by the fact that the raiders a showed little or no interest in working with one. Another also any deal, including proposals with outside developers would have required using part of the site for commercial development which Davis opposed but chef was aggressive in pursuing a deal between the time. She took office. In January twenty fifteen and Davis final decision to move to Las Vegas in January twenty sixteen the mayor brought plans and ideas to the table, but the raiders were not eager participants. I Ashraf whether it bothered her that she and Oakland officials have been cast in the role of villains by Davis. And some of his team's fans for not trying hard enough to keep the team. You know, honestly, I have been pleasantly surprised chef said, I think that actually the residents of Oakland had been refreshingly supportive, and understanding that the city took a principled stand. And while we were all sad that we lost our beloved team. We did. So in principle, I actually have been encouraged by the amount of understanding, and in many ways support that I got from how I handled the matter chef is probably getting even more support these days as the raiders are in freefall with they want a seven record and head coach Jon Gruden presiding over what looks more each day like a complete rebuild the benefits of which won't be much. Good to Oakland fans since the raiders are likely to move. Out after the season when they're Coliseum. Lease expires. I mentioned a shaft that Davis had a few years ago that he would be happy to build a no frills stadium in Oakland for under a billion dollars. And now his team's share of the new Vegas stadium. Costs will probably approach what he would have spent to stay in Oakland shaft said how we were going to finance the new stadium in Oakland was through more development on the giant surface parking lot, which he refused to give up a single parking space. And I understand that they're not going to have the parking spaces at the Vegas stadium. So again, I think there is ample evidence that there was not a good faith effort to stay because the deal that we presented with Ronnie Lott was an absolutely viable shuffle ready deal that the raiders walked away from did that shocker. Yes. Yes. I shouldn't say I was completely shot because the raiders had stonewalled for the entire time that I was mayor, but the NFL allowed them to do that when their own league policy state that they're going to give the hallmark it every chance to be successful. That was surprising. And that was very disappointing. The raiders through team president Mark Bayden declined to respond to shafts comments. Multiple sources told me that Davis rejected any plan or proposal at the Coliseum site. If that plan called for one less parking space than is. Currently there Coliseum site has about eight thousand parking spaces, the new Las Vegas stadium will have fewer than three thousand spaces on site. According to the Las Vegas sun. There will be fourteen thousand spaces offsite with most fans shuttling to the stadium. The lot proposal backed by predominantly African American group of investors and initially given NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's stamp of approval would have set aside fifteen acres for the as if they chose to stay at the Coliseum site. The group plan to build hotels and restaurants on the site. The city would kick in two hundred million dollars for infrastructure. The raiders did not actively participate in those negotiations. Oakland ficials have said that before the raiders announced their moved to Las Vegas. The city had not been able to meet direct. With Davis for more than a year in a dear John letter to Oakland. Goodell said a key sticking point was Oakland refusal to tell the as to take a hike. Davis has said that what finalized his decision to move to Vegas was Oakland tripling the raiders rent at the Coliseum in early twenty sixteen after the league shot down the raiders attempt to move to Los Angeles. So the team owner who was aggressively attempting to move his team to LA was angered by the perceived disloyalty of Oakland and its mayor.
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