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"manfred" Discussed on The Lead

The Lead

08:09 min | Last month

"manfred" Discussed on The Lead

"Going to be a special part of it that you would have not just the game but this chance to commemorate one of the great heroes of the support of all time but will always be grateful for you showing all of rush how to chase our dreams. Well once georgia pass this new voting law that we've heard so much about. We saw a number of groups and prominent people calling for major league baseball to move the all star game or saying that they would support that decision including president biden mr president. What do you think about the possibility that baseball decides to move their all star game out of atlanta because of this political issue. I think today's professional athletes are acting incredibly responsibly. I would strongly support them doing that. So how did we get from that moment to commissioner rob manfred announcing that the game would in fact be moved. The decision was announced to many stakeholders by surprise and people who had talked to manfred into. The commissioner's office about this topic weren't expecting it to come quite as quickly as did so. The final decision was made after a call with manfred executive council. That's a group of eight owners but it's not the full thirty owners so manfred talks to this group of eight and then on friday makes the decision that he's going to do it and as i understand it. That phone call with the eight owners was less call of. Hey what do you guys think it was. Hey this is where. I'm going with this and i think there's reason to infer that was a purposeful speed. Which manfred was moving because if he does go slower and if he does go with a more broad base of conversations they might have asked him to delay and they in this instance is the owners. What do we know about where the owners who were on that call stood in terms of whether or not the game should be moved. Truthfully i wish i could put together an excel document for you that goes by every owner and tells you exactly where they fell on it at this point. It's not clear we do know that there are as any group of people. There's some who are quite conservative and there's some who are more liberal. John henry of the red sox for example who owns the boston globe is known to be among the more liberal. The ngelos's in baltimore are more liberal as well and day The the orioles put out a statement actually supporting the move. As did the miami marlins now. Ken kendrick of the diamondbacks went on a radio station. Arizona on monday and made very clear how much he did not support the move mob. You is we as major league sports. We as major league baseball. I think ought to be above Active duty political even. If it was available to him he would not want the game to come to arizona for the feeling that it would be essentially taking what belong to the brain we absolutely would not we hosted one and two thousand eleven. I view it as would be an insult to my friends at the atlanta braves for us to take the game that was there. Well there's been a lot of speculation. About why rob manfred made this decision. That clearly went against what at least some of the owners wanted him to do. Evan you've done some in depth reporting on this what did people closer rob manfred. Tell you about his thought process. And what is clear is that manfred did conduct a lot of conversations with a lot of different groups. What is less clear is indeed which factor pushed manfred over the edge. There are those close to manford who feel strongly that rob was trying to do what was best. Buy the players that he looked at the black lives matter movement in the league support of it last year and felt like if he did not move this game he would be turning his back on that community and perhaps in a way that would not allow him to kind of be taken seriously on these matters in the future. Commissioner rob manfred. He's got the head of the job if major league baseball to make these tough decisions curtis granderson. Who's now an ex player. He's the president of this group of players lines which advocates the black community and granderson pointed out was that you definitely can't forget the players that are going to alternate laying in this game because all eyes are going to be on them whether they decide to take the field or if they're disappointed decision decide to remove themselves from this game and how that's going to ultimately affect them on the other hand you have people who say well yeah he might have considered those factors but the real motivating concern was sponsors. Who would pull out this morning. Coca-cola's president says he is disappointed. The law passed adding voting in our country. A sacred right and duty and we recognize we have a responsibility to protect and promote it a similar sentiment from delta airlines calling voting access a fundamental right for all citizens and if the sponsors pull out then the bottom line for the owners is hurt. Part of the motivation for manfred was to get out ahead of those types of problems. And i think one other thing to note here is that if the game got cancelled of manfred leaves the gain in atlanta and then there was protests boycott by players to the point that the game could not be played which might be an unlikely scenario but if it happened then that goes on his watch that that is something that we remember part of his legacy manfred legacy after the astra scandal after the reorganization of minor league. Baseball after these. Juiced ball controversies. Go down the list of things that have happened. I don't think reputation can exactly afford a moment like that. So you're saying that. Rob manfred was weighing his own reputation and his own legacy. At least in part. I have to do what's best for me. I think that's right. I also think that there's a school of thought that the owners themselves don't know what's good for them and there's a reason they pay manfred probably somewhere around twenty million a year. If not more to be there commissioner in you can say well why didn't he consult the owners more and on the flip side. You can say well. That's exactly what you want. The leader of the sport to do you want somebody who's going to grab the situation the you know what and take it where it should go and i actually think you can argue that taking the game out of georgia was the easier route for the reason that if you had left it there you would probably have months of badgering of players months of questions of protests of. Could there be a boycott. Would players even show up to play this game and by getting out of georgia probably. The game is on steadier ground. Where it's not as likely that you'd have players pull out. It's not as you would have sponsors. Pull out as it would have been. Had they stayed you know. major league. Baseball was criticized for being a bit. Slow to issue a comment on. George floyd killing last year. Mlb also been trying for years to expand its diversity both in terms of players and fans. Is it fair to say that. All of those things played into rob manfred thinking here as well. Yes for the reason. That manfred is very methodical. Th this is a trained labor lawyer. Harvard educated. His whole style usually seems based around gathering of information and so any factor. You can point to. I think in most situations with him. It is reasonable to say he considered. There's no world in which rob manfred is sitting there going. I'm ignoring the sponsor. And i'm only going to think about the players. It's just it's just not how he works and probably one in that job would ever work. So yes i think. The league has heard the criticism manfred himself on. Other topics has demonstrated that he. Here's what people say that. For example the drama last year with between the league and the players association over when the season would start and whether players would be paid in full or not. we'll make another proposal to them That's consistent with the economic realities that we're looking at including the fact that our revenues are gonna be down over seventy percent and hopefully drama and manfred acknowledged after the fact a sense of regret and basically remorse that he should not have.

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MLB All-Star Game Moved Out of Atlanta

The Lead

01:58 min | Last month

MLB All-Star Game Moved Out of Atlanta

"Big announcement from georgia major league baseball moving. It's twenty twenty one all star game out of atlanta georgia in reaction to the state's controversial new voting law on friday. Major league. baseball made a move. That caught many people off guard and reignited a very charge debate. Then league commissioner said today that moving would be the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport major league baseball to fear last from liberal atmosphere. Absolutely art in the major league baseball has selected denver and the colorado rockies as the new home for the summers all star game today amid all the noise surrounding the decision. Evan drellich breaks down. When actually drove. Commissioner rob manfred to move the game. This wasn't about the commissioner of thirty mostly white republican billionaires waking up and saying. We're gonna have a new moral compass today. Mlb wasn't trying to make this great political stan. Rather it felt that he was going to make a political stand either way from wondering in the atlantic. I'm under sculptor. it's wednesday april seventh. And this is billy so even before we get into the controversy. Can you just remind what was the original plan for the twenty twenty one. Mlb all star game. Who's going to be a smooth calm week down in atlanta georgia where you would have the all star game. The home run derby the draft and basically a week of fan festivities around all those events. Henry was amanda greece manner patients after the passing henry aaron to to have the game in atlanta where he spent so much of his career was going to be a special part of it that you would have not just the game but this chance to commemorate one of the great heroes of the support of all time but will always be grateful for you showing all of rush how to chase our dreams.

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MLB Moving All-Star Game to Denver

John Catsimatidis

00:21 sec | Last month

MLB Moving All-Star Game to Denver

"This year's major league Baseball All Star game has been moved to Denver. MLB moved the game from Atlanta following passage of the Georgia voting Reform law. It'll take place July 13th, of course, Field home of the Colorado Rockies. Bleak says Denver was chosen because the Rockies were already pursuing a bit for another All Star game. Commissioner Rob Manfred. Thanks, folks in the area for their

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Why is the MLB All-Star game moving out of Georgia?

The Ten News

01:25 min | Last month

Why is the MLB All-Star game moving out of Georgia?

"This past week. Major league baseball announced that this year's all-star game and player draft would be moved out of atlanta. This was in response to a new georgia law around voting rules. The new voting law signed by republican governor. Brian kemp makes it a crime to give voters food or water while they wait in lines limits the use of ballot boxes as new idea requirements for absentee ballots and puts the state's republican led legislature in charge of the county election. Boards voting rights advocates. Say that this new law will greatly impact communities of color and disenfranchised many voters which means depriving them of their right to vote by making it extremely hard for qualified voters to fairly cast a vote in future elections. So why is the mlb's action important by moving a very popular event that brings tourist in to georgia. The league can use their business power to protest the new law. Way to go. Commissioner rob manfred said in a statement major league baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box. Debbie isn't the only business taking action against the law to of georgia's largest companies coca-cola and delta airlines have also spoken out about the new law. Good job

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MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

the NewsWorthy

01:05 min | Last month

MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

"Major league. Baseball is looking for a new city to host. July's all all-star game the mlb decided to pull its all star game out of atlanta georgia to protest new voting regulations signed into law there last month. Commissioner rob manfred said in a statement. The league quote fundamentally supports voting rights for all americans and he said the best way. The league demonstrate values was by moving both the all star game and the draft. Out of georgia remember. The new law includes tighter voter. Id requirements and greater limits. On absentee voting would also be illegal to hand out water and food to people standing in line to vote. Critics say georgia's new law unfairly targets minority groups and just makes it more difficult to vote. But georgia governor. Brian kemp says the law actually expand access to voting since the law also makes the state monitor polling sites for long lines and then expand capacity of people are waiting for more than an hour. Well reaction to the decision is split largely along party. Lines atlanta's democratic mayor and president biden showed their support while former president trump called for fans to boycott major league baseball. One georgia tourism officials says the decision will ultimately cost the state one hundred million

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Braves sound off on decision to move All-Star Game from Atlanta

Good Day Health

00:32 sec | Last month

Braves sound off on decision to move All-Star Game from Atlanta

"Tomlinson the fallout continues in Georgia after Major League Baseball polled the All Star game from Atlanta, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, Rob Manfred, saying he Decided to move the game because of Georgia's election law, which he says restricts access to the ballot box. Now. That assertion has drawn a lot of criticism back from Republican governor camp who said people are trying to misrepresent Georgia's new law. The Atlanta Braves are against the move, and a number of prominent Democrats have come out to say that boycotts or moving events out of Georgia is a

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MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:14 sec | Last month

MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

"Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said relocating the All Star game in the MLB draft is the best way to demonstrate the game's values. And he said fair access to voting continues to have our games unwavering support Man for did not immediately announce a new

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MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

This Morning with Gordon Deal

00:37 sec | Last month

MLB moves All-Star Game over Georgia voting law

"Overhaul, says ABC is Erich Ritter. Ski Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said relocating the All Star game in the MLB draft is the best way to demonstrate the game's values. And he said fair access to voting continues to have our games unwavering support Man for did not immediately announce a new host city President Biden this week offered his strong support for moving the All Star game from Atlanta after Georgia and acted a voting law that critics say unfairly limits access to the ballot box. Specially for people of color Governor Brian Camp accuse Major league baseball of caving to the cancel culture. You're listening. To ABC News thistles, Your

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Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers manager respond after All-Star Game pulled from Atlanta

SportsCenter All Night

01:03 min | Last month

Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers manager respond after All-Star Game pulled from Atlanta

"All And night, every ESPN radio glorious On Friday, moment Major League in between Baseball announced that the way. 2021 MLB Don't just All come Star for game the fall will be moving from its way. original location Come in Atlanta forward all in response Clemson to a new Georgia Spring law football. that a Today. civil rights One groups P.m. concerned Eastern, about on its a potential C C to restrict network voting and access streaming for people live of on color. the ESPN MLB app commissioner Go to get Rob a Manfred ccn said in dot a statement com for that instant the league access. is quote finalizing a new host city and details about these events will be announced shortly. The Atlanta Braves organization also released a statement saying, quote this was neither our decision nor a recommendation and we're saddened that fans will not be able to see this event in our city. The Braves organization will continue to stress the importance of equal voting opportunities and we had hoped our city Could use this event as a platform to enhance the discussion. L A Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, spoke about this decision in a recent press conference I supported. I think that obviously I'm not completely versed What's on General everything. night But I on do ESPN understand Radio and and my takeaway on the ESPN from app. the bill Woz essentially to suppress voting Tonight. for colored people, Two people teams of color advance to and the women's National with championship. that, that's Boston something Has I it fundamentally squeezes its appeal.

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MLB Moves 2021 All-Star Game Out of Atlanta In Response To Georgia Voting Restrictions

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

08:01 min | Last month

MLB Moves 2021 All-Star Game Out of Atlanta In Response To Georgia Voting Restrictions

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Maybe maybe some of the prosecutors not there just want to do that line of work because they enjoy it at high end prostitutes man. That's certainly seems like a smart business. Move for me. If you enjoy having sex and you enjoy making money it does seem like a smart business. Move to combine those two things together. Yeah there's people who have sex addictions and if you're into that line of work and your hot you know but you can't because it's illegal for some reason and of course the next sentence is about You know an outreach program. They have for prostitutes. You like you guys are saying they're trying to say that it's like automatically a problem if you're doing prostitution in those office will be partying with the baltimore crisis response inc and other community groups including the sex workers outreach project. South provide a range of services to those who need them. 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Police officer billy evans died of his injuries sustained during the capital attack noting he was a cop there for eighteen years president biden said he and the first lady are heartbroken over the loss of officer. Evans biden incentive statement that he is receiving ongoing briefings about this from a homeland security adviser capital. Police in dc police say the suspect was after ramming his car into a capital barricade exiting the car and then lunging at the two officers while holding a knife law enforcement says the suspect was not known to them before this incident and it does not appear. The attack was related to terrorism or a specific member of congress. Jessica rosenthal fox news. The president has issued a proclamation ordering all us flags lowered to have staff and honor of officer evans capitol police. The other officer involved is in stable condition to law enforcement officers say the suspect identified as twenty five year. Old noah green who died in the attacks stabbed one of the officers and they say his background in digital footprint are being closely examined especially to see if there were any mental health issues. Major league baseball. Commissioner rob manfred has announced this year's all-star game will not be played in atlanta in response to georgia's overhauled voting law saying major league. Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all americans and oppose restrictions to the ballot box adding fair access to voting continues to have our games unwavering support. Sox's matt napolitano georgia governor. Brian campus. David accused major league baseball. As he put it of caving to fear political opportunism and liberal lies the centers for disease control and prevention says people who are fully vaccinated against kofi nineteen can travel within the us without getting tested. America's is listening to fox news. Join over twenty. 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4 victims of California office shooting identified, as suspect charged with murder

BBC World Service

05:12 min | Last month

4 victims of California office shooting identified, as suspect charged with murder

"Sir Chang and I'm Audie Cornish. This hour. We'll look at how faith communities approach pandemic lockdown differently. One day, we're gonna look back. And this is just gonna be a story that we tell what kind of story do you want to tell? Also one of President Biden's campaign promises was to overhaul the criminal justice system, and advocates say they are waiting for some real action now. Absolutely anxious form or change to come from this administration on criminal justice reform and how the Biden administration hopes to reverse systemic racism that's been baked into America's infrastructure. Now the news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Spear. Veteran Capitol police officer is dead and an unidentified suspect was also killed after police say the individual rammed his car into the officers, then into a barricade outside the U. S capital today. We say the suspect was shot and killed after emerging from the vehicle, brandishing a knife and moving towards police. It all happened here. The Russell Senate office building just after one p.m. today still not clear what was behind the incident, though it comes on the heels of the January six attack on U. S Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump that also claimed the life of the Capitol police officer. U. S Capitol police officer who died today has been identified as William Billy Evans, an 18 year veteran of the force. A second Capitol police officer was injured. Have the Minneapolis Police Department homicide division testified today. Kneeling on the neck of a suspect who was handcuffed amounts to top tier deadly force and it should have stopped. Lieutenant Richard Zimmerman, a long time officer on the force testified today and travel Derrick Show Vin the actions by the former officers saying they were totally unnecessary putting your neon and neck For that amount of pot that amount of time. Is just Uncalled for. I saw no reason why The officers felt they were in danger if that's what they felt showing faces, murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd last year, prosecutors say corrected police video shows Trovan, who was white, kneeling on the black man's neck for more than nine minutes. Man has been charged with the murder and attempted murder in the Wednesday attacking a Southern California office building that left four people dead, including a nine year old boy. The Orange County district attorney's office is 44 year old Harmony, a dob galaxy. Gonzalez was charged with the attempted murder of two police officers after shooting at them when they reached the scene. Police say Gaxiola knew the adult victims. It's not clear what the motive was behind the attack. President Biden says the latest jobs report shows the U. S economy bouncing back, But he said the country still has a long way to go towards recovering from the pandemic. NPR's Asia, Roscoe reports employers added 916,000 jobs in March. That was the biggest game in jobs since last August. President Biden says the economy is doing better because of rapid growth of covert 19 vaccinations and government aid. He warned. That is too soon. For Americans to return to life is normal. So I ask I plead with you. Don't give back the progress. We've also fought so hard to achieve. Need to finish this job. Every American to buckle down and keep their guard up. This home stretch bite and also pushed for Congress to take up his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. But some Republicans have opposed the proposal, which would raise taxes on corporations. Aisha Roscoe NPR news U. S. Financial Markets are closed today for good Friday. This is NPR from W. H E News in Atlanta. Good afternoon. I'm Jim Burress. Right now we have clear skies 55 degrees. It's 504 Major League Baseball says this July's All Star game will not take place in the Atlanta area following the signing of a bill that makes sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws. Meal. Moffett reports. Baseball was set to hold its Midsummer Classic and truest Park on July 13th, but Friday announced it would be relocating the game. A Republican backed bill signed into law March 25th has received substantial pushback from voting rights groups and corporations. Measure overhauls many of the state's election laws, including restricting the use of absentee ballot, Dropbox is adding I d requirements for vote by mail and giving lawmakers more control over the state's election board. In a statement, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said moving the game was the best way to show the MLB supports voting rights and fair access to the ballot box. Mio Moffett W. ABC News The Cobb County says it's rental assistance program was the target of a cyber attack. Stephanie Stokes has more The county's program offered $21 million to help tenants who are behind on rent demand was so strong earlier this year that the cab closed applications after little more than a week. Now, the county says it's email for receiving those applications may have been compromised. I found out within five minutes and disabled the email. The county says it also disconnected the affected server. It's unclear how much information was compromised. An investigation is underway. The cab was one of several counties around Georgia who received federal rental assistance funding.

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MLB All-Star Game moved from Atlanta over Georgia

The Paul Finebaum Show

00:28 sec | Last month

MLB All-Star Game moved from Atlanta over Georgia

"League baseball commissioner rob manfred has moved the mlb all star game we all know what a premier and featured event that is especially in july. When there's a chance you could have full capacity in atlanta he has moved it from atlanta in response to the new georgia voting law. The commissioner said the decision is in the best way is the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport

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MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictions

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | Last month

MLB moving All-Star Game in response to voting restrictions

"Major Major League League Baseball Baseball is is re re locating locating this this year's year's all all star star game game from from Atlanta Atlanta in in a a response response to to George's George's new new law law restricting restricting voting voting rights rights in in a a statement statement commissioner commissioner rob rob Manfred Manfred says says fair fair access access to to voting voting continues continues to to have have our our games games unwavering unwavering support support so so after after consulting consulting players players he's he's decided decided the the best best way way to to demonstrate demonstrate our our values values as as a a sport sport is is by by re re locating locating this this year's year's all all star star game game and and MLB MLB draft draft he he says says plans plans to to honor honor the the late late Hank Hank Aaron Aaron the the Braves Braves hall hall of of Famer Famer and and former former career career home home run run champion champion will will go go forward forward as as will will MLB's MLB's planned planned investments investments to to support support local local communities communities in in Atlanta Atlanta that's that's part part of of the the league's league's all all star star legacy legacy projects projects where where this this year's year's all all star star game game will will be be held held has has not not been been announced announced I'm I'm Ben Ben Thomas Thomas

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Seattle Mariners prepare for 2021 season opener tomorrow

Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe

00:35 sec | Last month

Seattle Mariners prepare for 2021 season opener tomorrow

"And Giants workout at Seattle's T Mobile Park this afternoon ahead of the 2021 regular season opener tomorrow. Manager Scott Service set of bruised knee bone will put the starting center fielder Kyle Lewis on the 10 Day injured list, his spot taken by Taylor Trammel service, also juggling the pitching rotation. You say Kikuchi throws in Game two, James Paxton pushed back until the White Sox series. Most major league ballparks are allowing fans to attend at limited capacity, ML commissioner Rob Manfred says As more folks give the covert vaccine, he can envision filled stadiums by mid season.

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Hall Of Famer Phil Niekro, Known For His Knuckleball, Dies At 81

Atlanta's Morning News

00:26 sec | 4 months ago

Hall Of Famer Phil Niekro, Known For His Knuckleball, Dies At 81

"Atlanta Braves Hall of Famer Phil Niekro passes away. She was woven into the Braves fabric, says the team statement. For more than two decades, Phil Niekro tied up hitters with his knuckleball winning 318 games, mostly with the Braves. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997. Distinctive and memorable words from baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to describe Niekro nuts. He had battled cancer in his later years. Phil Niekro dead at

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Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro has died at 81

Dr. Joe Esposito

00:27 sec | 4 months ago

Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro has died at 81

"And Braves Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro has passed away Knox. He was woven into the Braves fabric, says a team statement. For more than two decades, Phil Niekro tied up hitters with his knuckleball winning 318 games, mostly with the Braves. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1997 distinctive and memorable words from baseball commissioner Rob Manfred to describe Niekro. Ducks. He had battled cancer in his later years. Phil Niekro Dead at

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Late Triassic extinctions linked to climate change

Climate Connections

01:12 min | 5 months ago

Late Triassic extinctions linked to climate change

"Increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can have a dramatic impact on life on earth. It has before about two hundred million years ago at the end of the triassic period about three quarters of all species died out the mass extinction was likely triggered by widespread volcanic eruptions the amended enormous amounts of carbon dioxide causing global warming. These medieval county conveyance side in time with the mass extinction events. Manfred capriolo is a phd student at the university of padua in italy. He says the eruptions occurred in bursts over hundreds of thousands of years. Each burst lasted about five hundred years by studying bubbles of gas trapped in ancient volcanic rock. He determined how much carfax each burst released. The amount was similar to the human caused emissions expected. This century campriello says his research shows that a single pulse of volcanic activity could have contributed to dramatic changes to the climate at the end of the triassic. Our world is different than it was two hundred million years ago but he says it's a warning that rapidly adding co two to the atmosphere now could have major consequences of this. Finding is absolutely alarming

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Turner will not be disciplined by MLB for return to field

AP News Radio

00:35 sec | 6 months ago

Turner will not be disciplined by MLB for return to field

"Turner played a big role in helping the Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay rays you're on this road to win a World Series you know you gotta beat the best to be the best the third baseman was taken out in the seventh inning of game six after he was told he tested positive the Dodgers won they celebrated Turner went on the field took off his mask and posed for a photograph with teammates Major League Baseball says they aren't exonerating him but teammates actively encourage Turner to celebrate Dodgers employees also didn't stop him commissioner rob Manfred also said Turner apologized and accepted responsibility I'm a Donahue

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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner pulled mid-game during World Series win after positive Covid-19 test

Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge & LZ

05:22 min | 7 months ago

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner pulled mid-game during World Series win after positive Covid-19 test

"Win three one, win the series and six, but being completely overshadowed one of the grandest franchises in sports winning the World Series Championship after three decade plus drought is being overshadowed by one player having to leave the game doing a positive corona virus tests and that is just turner but that is also so twenty twenty Jeff Passan is with us this morning Jeff have little more details on what went on that allowed Turner to be on the field for the post game celebration. Hasn't been nothing really allowed him to be on the field. He just chose to be field and nobody was going to drag off after he won the world series. He essentially said I'm going out there and nothing's GonNa stop me I want to pose with the trophy I wanna be with my teammates I want to choose celebrate like somebody WHO's won the world series for the first time and nothing was gonNA stop him and the fallout from that we're GONNA see over the next couple of days hopefully there. Are No other positive corona virus tests on the Los Angeles dodgers. But you know that all remains to be seen as does how they're going to get back to Los Angeles. When they're going to go back, there are a lot of questions still jeff. I don't put this on Justin Turner nor do I put this on the dodgers but how big of an indictment is this on the MLB? They're the ones that pulled him from the game in a there's the one that told him he needs to quarantine. When we see these Leagues Have Championship Games. There are people in the League office who were their security from league offices are there where where is the MLB and all this? Well I think the security tried to stop him from going on there but he you know this is a guy who's covert positive. So is security going to put their hands on him or are they GONNA to? Contract the virus themselves probably not, but they they didn't stop it from going out there and they did remove them and I. Think Rob Manfred got some questions answer about how that happened about what protocols were in place and why they weren't followed. Let me ask you this Jeff Obviously La in second biggest market for Major, League baseball outside of New York in the Yankees Major League Baseball don't want the headline story to be about covert the day after the second biggest market had just won the championship. Course not but I think regardless of weather. Justin Turner went onto the field or not it was going to be pretty interesting part of the story I. Think the fact that he did go back out there makes it a much bigger story now because there are questions, why did he go back out there? How did he go back out there? Who allowed him back out there? How did they not stop it? Jeff what are what are you hearing around the league this early morning about his teammates embracing the fact that he was able to join them for big celebration. GonNa go on up checks message here that I got from general manager. It's A super spreader event on live. TV. Welcome to twenty twenty. And I'M GONNA PULL UP A. Dm I got from an active player isn't here. Now it's nice, but essentially it's What the F. is going on. And that's kind of a thought around baseball and yet. You guys were players let let's put you in that same situation you gotten cut. Seven years ago, and this organization gave you a chance you blossom into an all-star to guy who gets MVP vote someone who's made fifty million dollars somebody who's a leader in the clubhouse and is seen as one of the voices and wants to celebrate this thing that he has worked so hard to celebrate. Would you have gone back out there As a teammate I'm okay with it I don't know if it was me dead had tested positive. I. Don't know because it would had to have happened in the moment and I would have probably responded reacted to my teammates, my coaches in people around me if they was embracing situation most likely I would have joined. But if Jay Wheel for instance is tested positive and he's my teammate I'm. Come on man we me. Yeah this is so subjective Jeff because I'm different I would have wanted to celebrate with my teammates. I just would've wore masks I would have done it differently but. turnage Justin Justin Turner did wear a mask out originally, but there were a couple of instances where cameras got him. He was talking to his wife taking pictures with her gave her a kiss mask was off and he was sitting down on the field for the team picture. To his left was the championship trophy to his right was Dave Roberts the dodgers manager who ten years ago was diagnosed with Hodgkin. Lymphoma. So He's a cancer survivor. He's the person who has a pre existing condition and Justin Turner daybreak spoke for mascots at that point now Dave Roberts told Fox later on I think it was something to the effect that I didn't touch him. but you know he was he was in the same vicinity wasn't for fifteen minutes wasn't close contact defined by CDC but the optics on it as Andrew Freedom and the president of baseball operations says not good.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

The Rich Eisen Show

08:14 min | 7 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

"Phone with one of the stars of the Arizona. Cardinals won a great one on Sunday night football, the Academy Award Winner, and now author of the Book Green Lights a Matthew mcconaughey is going to call into the show an hour number. Three's a big time Washington football team fan. So I'm sure he's very pleased with the results of beating the Dallas Cowboys yesterday, Chris Brockman Mike del Tufo at their user. We were texting each other like crazy Saturday unite during the game for my Gosh unbelievable man where the dodgers appeared to be on the verge of going up three one and then handing the ball Clayton Kershaw I'll say, yeah. Okay Clayton. You're the perfect person to. Give us a world series Clinton for the first time since one, thousand, nine, hundred, Eighty, eight, and and the. The Tampa Bay. And the baseball gods had other thoughts on their mind and just an incredible sequence of events. An incredible sequence of events that wound up with randy arose arena. Coming home after stumbling in between third and home. Getting home because of an error in Centerfield and then we'll. Smith. Thinking that he needed to get a sweep tag on a guy who was you know thirty feet away from him and? It just before I bring in our next guest when I first joined NFL network. Chris I. Think I've told you the story. Okay The Commissioner at the time? Pete rose. Newest Commissioner. The time Paul Tagliabue invited me to. Green Bay for. The. Two Thousand and three season opener. And I went there and I knew he was a long time. You know he went to Georgetown and he's a DC guy and it was a season ticket holder for the. Washington at the time other than football team team and I asked him I said, are you still a fan now that you're the commissioner and he goes no no no longer he goes I. Say. So you root for any team and he said, no I root for the team that's losing. Meaning, he wants the best possible. Game To. Unfold. And I imagine that would be the answer of my next guest certainly in light of what we solve the week. Joining us from the world. Series is the commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred. How are you commissioner? I'm good rich. How are you doing just fine I don't know if you just heard the story I told about Paul Tagliabue that he'd roots the team that's losing because he wants for a close game I imagine you could not even envisioned the way a game for could could finish up. Over. I I always do for the team that's behind in the series I think long series like the great seven game series we had in the NFC S. and L. She s are good for the sport. and you know Tampa was behind the series Saturday night but it was a great finish to the ball game. I mean just phenomenal baseball game all the way around I know what's so how do you are you? You're in the stadium or you watching it in the stadium yet like everybody else? Yeah. I, actually I visited all the division series sites saw at least one game in each of the division series rounds, and then came back down here for the beginning of the world series. I've done it all the Games and here until we're done I. Again I. I'm just wondering what what is it like for you to see something like that unfolded in front of you. The rest of the country is going crazy over right well, you know I, it was really interesting I was in the ballpark with a couple of the guys that work with me and. Between. The three of us we watch all the time a ton of baseball in over the years have seen a ton of baseball and I'm not sure I've seen a more unique and exciting and to a baseball game ever I mean I it was just. Just. All the things that happened. Is Series of events that seem impossible you know I know and again I know you're you're in charge of the sport so but you know talking to you like you're a fan because you are one of those as well. I mean just the story Brett Phillips to the fact that he didn't hit two hundred for either team including the team put him at the. Plate All season long put him at the plate in the biggest at bat of his life. He didn't even play in the LCS round. He's out there You know as a defensive replacement essentially on this roster and he's put in that spot and he puts one into play, and then all sorts of craziness breaks out like that. You can't. You can't script. Tell. Script it and just the pure emotion of what happened if you watch Bratton himself I, mean. the play unfolded. I mean I it. That's show of emotion is what sport is about I. Think it's worn things that makes baseball. So Great Just, the pure joy of winning such an unlikely. Or achieving such an unlikely victory was really fun to watch. All Right Rob Manfred Major League Baseball Commissioner here on the rich Eisen show prior to game six after an exhilarating weekend of the world series If I told you back in June that you'd be in this position one day potentially not to definitely away from handing out the trophy. In a bubble in Texas you would have said what? We designed for. Yeah I would if you told me That we would finish up in a bubble and and that's the way we're were gonNA finish I would have accepted that result very happily You know we entered the season with a lot of trepidation rich renewal is going to be a massive challenge but we're really lucky in some respects but was also a lot of hard work and sacrifice power players qualifications you know my staff the experts at work through this that allowed us to get through this and You know I do think it's important the game that we have a twenty twenty, one series champion I'm you're you're about to have one BUT Did you think it might not happen at some point? In time where we were really concerned about our ability to pull it off yet percents rich I. Mean you don't after the after the second outbreak we had the marlins and then the cardinals. were. Really concerned about where we were in a lot of people stepped up Tony Clark help this made the protocols, not only stiffer but really worked with us in terms of making sure the players were hearing to them I think that the staff at the club Got Much more aggressive and we were able to to to hold it together Rob Manfred Baseball Commissioner here on the rich Eisen show last time you and I spoke in person was at the Super Bowl I saw you prior to kick off of that game, and now here we are year about to complete your season the NFL is in the middle of the season. Those are the two sports that did not bubble up of you in the NFL had conversations at all about getting through season not bubbled up has there been any sort of dove tailing protocols and. There's been a Lotta conversation. Among the four major professional sports, the PGA tour about you know what works what doesn't work I know it goes back to before any of US started playing I mean obviously are situations were very different some of the sports were in a position where the the bubble kind of setup was workable. We looked really hard at it and just decided because of facilities and the amount. Of, time involved that we couldn't make it work but we've tried to be generous in terms of sharing our learning with other sports and the other sports are certainly been generous with us. Well, how been generous with the NFL again that they're. They're week seven like I'm sure your your colleague and friend Roger Goodell would sign a piece of paper that he would be giving out the Lombardi trophy. And I would be having this conversation with them two days before Super Sunday I'm sure he would sign that right now what what conversations have you.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

04:02 min | 9 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker

"But I think he put the game and this he's not unique to this but he was putting it ahead of what this is really all about with the protests, props to the players who were not putting it ahead of right not going to go along with it right? Brodie. Van Wagon and he comes off he comes off well, like imagine if he had been on that Hot Mike, say a man Look I get it or rob I know where he's coming from. This is some bs but we just got you know what I mean like. Look bad. But it shows that he really it seems like he really gets what the players are talking about and what this whole protest is about. And I'm just rob I, don't know where you're at on this but I've said it before and now to me, this is just the latest Straw or the latest example. Of why I just think rob Manfred is in over his head. As the Commissioner of Major League Baseball I mean it just seems to be misstep after misstep after misstep and you know you can go back to the Astros cheating scandal. And I think his. I get it given the players immunity and I get it. You don't want to vacate the title, but to me that was the only. Answer to this situation because people always want justice and that's why the other. Opponents of the Astros a lot of the fans are so upset because there's a sense, the justice was not served a N. If you had taken away the championship readings in the championship from the Astros that would have been a roundabout way of punishing the players even as they continue to have their individual immunity. I thought that was a misstep I thought calling the championship trumpy. hunk of. Metal. I I guess I get it. I mean you're trying to be liberal but come on you belittle the very thing no way play for the the history and the legacy, and it's more than just a trophy of course. But still that was a misstep I mean I think not going into bubbles was the missed bubbles not bubble I get that but bubbles was a misstep, the seven inning doubleheaders even after you're already played nine at least. One Nine inning doubleheader you know I just think it's been issue after issue with Rob Manfred and then major league baseball attendants has declined every year under his watch and I don't know what they can do with him or will do with him or whatever. But to me rob this is just the latest example of how I think rob Manfred is in over his head and this is a time with the pandemic with all the racial strife. With the challenges that. All sports are facing pretty much outside of football the NFL. They need a powerhouse. To be there commissioner and I just I just haven't seen any evidence that Manfred up to the challenge I'm not as down on him as you are I think a lot of times. The other commissioners don't have to fight with the most powerful union in in the country and maybe the world which puts the baseball commissioner add a little bit of a disadvantage it just it is what it is. It's not as easy to maneuver around because the players won't stand for it. They're going to have a voice and everything has to run through them in order to to make it work. So I just think he's at a disadvant-, today's thing dom that there's no excuse for that but I've seen Roger Goodell do way more gaffes and just the way that the NFL's handled stuff you want to..

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"manfred" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

03:45 min | 9 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"Manfred says. They've given us every assurance that the testing program is up to the job. While the MARLINS and cardinals cases were unfortunate SAS Manfred? They've been the only teams to see massive outbreaks notes. I really think the criticism, the idea of doing it every day we've been told does not add significantly to the efficacy of the program. Though the outbreaks showed that Major League baseball players have been put it health risk Manfred explained why launching the two thousand, twenty season was still worthwhile. He says, he's received thousands of emails expressing thanks for a return to play women and Hispanic viewers. Manfred says are watching baseball in large numbers that I think is another sign that baseball is important to the efforts to get back to some sort of normalcy in the United States Manfred says. Major League Baseball has instituted several changes for this year like sixteen team playoffs. That could be a change that stays he says rules like seven inning doubleheaders and teams starting and ending with a runner on second base during extra innings were instituted to decrease time players spent on the field and their risk of catching or spreading covid nineteen. I don't have any strong view that they'll remain a part of our landscape going forward Manfred says. I asked him if he had a favorite, he mentioned the runner on second and the tenth. I think the one that sort of tells the story of change in baseball as the extra inning rule says Manfred in general. What happens in our game is when you put out an idea, you get people who are very engaged with the game who? It's something different. They react negatively our experience has been. If you go ahead, make the change and let people see what it really looks like they start to like it. And that's been the case with the extra inning rule it's exciting. It does add strategy to it and has been pretty positively received. Having. said that I'm not committed to any of them staying part of the landscape. A team like Saint, Louis having to make up so many games would seven inning doubleheaders due to Cova causes complications. A seventy game is a different one than a nine inning game pitching rotations or altered teams have less time to make comebacks and blow leads if teams aren't playing the same number of games under the same kind of circumstances, can competitive legitimacy to the twenty twenty season be maintained. Everybody is going to play some seven inning doubleheaders. Trust me on this before the season is over says Manfred I fully expect that that will be the case it's not a perfect season. It was never going to be a perfect season. It's just an accommodation to the situation in which we find ourselves. While much of Manfred focuses rightly. So managing through these unprecedented circumstances during time one, hundred talks, he also addressed MLB's embrace of the black lives matter movement and strides baseball has made in attracting more African American players, twenty percent of first round draft picks from the last five years according to Manfred. American according to one report just eight point four percent of MLB players are black a statistic that concerns the commissioner and that he wants to fix. Why, it's a general focus on diversity says Manfred, we won't what you see on the field, our product on the field to look like America, we want to appeal to an American audience, and if we don't have African American players I, think it's a turnoff and the last piece of it is our history. We are very proud of the role that Jackie Robinson played in changing baseball and in changing America. and. If we want to be proud of that role, you have to accept the responsibility that you need to continue to drive for change..

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"manfred" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

TIME's Top Stories

02:16 min | 9 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories

"Comfortable that the season could go on and that these sorts of major spreads within teams wouldn't just keep happening. I. Think the principal issue with respect to both outbreaks was we were able to identify how the outbreak began and trace it to a failure to adhere to the protocols that we had in place says Manfred. If we felt that the protocols had been strictly observed and we're still having outbreaks that would have been a different case for us. So what happened in those cases Manfred wouldn't share details and says, he doesn't plan to release the findings publicly. I will say that the violations involved the things that you would have thought says, Manfred inadequate social distancing interactions outside the team atmosphere that we're not carefully undertaken failure to keep all masks particularly during travel. Manfred notes. There was really not an in depth conversation about shutting down the season we felt that if the protocols had been adhered to in a strict way. Would have avoided the outbreak he says. The. Commissioner has taken some heat from players in recent weeks. Some of them think Manfred is laying too much of the blame for Baseball's cove nineteen cases on them. The. Players need to be better Manfred said and early August. Cincinnati reds, pitcher. Trevor Bauer for example, took to twitter writing that Manfred had a playbook blame everything on the players. Manfred argues that the full context his comments were about everyone in baseball not just the players doing better Look. Players are responsible for behavior. Manfred, tells time. But. He says he can be better during the time one hundred talks conversation. He praised the players for changing deeply ingrained behaviors and said, the overall positive rate is less than one tenth of one percent. Manfred cautiously optimistic that baseball will be able to crown a world series champion without having to shut things down because of covid. Would better testing help. Baseball doesn't test players every day and send results out to a lab. For example, in Utah Disease Experts have called the system flawed Manfred doesn't agree our testing program was designed built based on advice of some of the leading experts in dealing with pandemics.

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"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

Jay Bird Watching

05:57 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

"They're just trying to get a message across. We need to listen when that comes from Roger Goodell on like all man I. Don't know if that's. What it is, do your best good for you. Good job so at he's growing as a human being yes, cowering and height. Yes, yes, and when it came to the draft, I was super apprehensive, but no hiccups not want I. To Watch it was very well done. I'm like you know what Roger Goodell in two thousand twenty year. My number two I'M GONNA? Put Gary, Bettman is my number three because I don't really know enough about him and Manfred sorry Bro. You're dead last I don't give a fuck sorry. Last until you give me baseball, and then you move up to bronze, but for now you're not even on the podium I don't even get on the bronze even if he gets baseball bat. So badly in the midst of this. Yeah, but I don't know anything hockey. I don't know. I don't know about much by the Commissioner I. Unfortunately I'm a Sabers Fan, so I haven't paid attention to fricken hockey. And how many years way too many and we're still not gonNA play if things come back and we're talking about trade. Jack Eichel now. They try at least there was something happening. Yeah, yeah, they showed up. There was an attempt rate. The virus got to them. You know what I mean. Yeah, so, but in the midst of all this I don't know how you can't. Put Man for it. In the bottom of this whole thing, there's been some shady moby commissioners over the years and the fact that he is literally taking the cake on the wall. Thing right now. Because of how bad he's handling everything across the board you can't like. We said we couldn't even handle one good thing that we would quote on quote. Thank. You did good on which was a player. You kidding me. There was nothing wrong with the game when he came in. We're at record at the you know for the last ten years or something like that. When he took over, they were having some the best ratings of a hat. And yet. They haven't gotten any better. So I'm sorry. Pace of play isn't playing into your, you know. Anything at this point. But At least goodell has been learning like everybody else has been doing their thing and whatnot, and doing really well the NBA stealing on the show as far as how they handle the owners to the players, literally I and I'm not even a basketball guy I I. Watch basketball as the raptors ran for the. You know the championship last year because I finally got it. So. But basically what I stopped watching basketball when Jordan retired. The real test. I was. Real. Hockey and baseball. Time technically the second time, yeah! Forget. There's three the first time he had to go to Looney Tunes Save Them from the Mon- Stars and then came back. Danny Devito was the best metaphor in space balls, yes. All Time..

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"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

Jay Bird Watching

04:50 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

"That was pretty much. This is how we're summed up the MLB owners, or whatever said to the players how I know. We promised you twelve, but we'll give you six and the players are like no. Okay, how about a half dozen? No, back the same thing all right? How about three times put times to know? They just come back with the same low ball bullshit offer. It's not productive like you have to give so in this regard I I this false square on the shoulders of him, and he needs to do better, or he needs to understand that he's losing fans. He's ever since like the NBA got popular ever since the rise of football, he's losing fans spray and he needs to do better to to make this more exciting and to keep the fans that he's had arnold is GonNa, be one thousand, nine, four slash ninety five debacle all over again. Mark my words. Yeah. Go ahead, Greg I think he's GonNa. We've said Multiple Times on the show. A strike is already started. Oh Yeah. Multiple Times so and I think a lot of that as bad as Manfred has been I, don't know at least in these arguments Tony Clark sticking it was ground about protecting the players, but as far as that giving thing is going on just both sides, and we're not seeing it, but the fact that we know that Manfred has been doing nothing but this tear down the game we love with the. frigging pitch, crap the clocks, and now we have all this crap about can only have one in the bullpen guy. Has the pitch whole inning? Three. All that kind of stuff there's a so many stupid rules that have been changed and tweaked and this, and that that why? The game was fine before you came on and showed up Mr Manfred. There is no reason that we need to be screwing around with us if you're trying to attack the game to try and make it more. Beneficial for younger fans to start getting interested in baseball. You're going runway, and now you're setting it ablaze by not allowing players even to come to the table, and actually have a real conversation about how we meet in the middle and get this all set. Yeah. Not I. Don't know any other way to put it out of time in there. I. Don't WanNa. I don't WanNa. Get philosophical about this, but the main people have about baseball. Is that as long and morning? If you if you talk to the layman about baseball, it's long and boring and one time for it. Okay, that's that's fine and you know. I, understand, it's a business and I understand you have to make money, but. That just means it's not for you..

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"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

Jay Bird Watching

04:44 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on Jay Bird Watching

"We are here tonight. Commissioner Rob Manfred on the stand, joining me or my two witnesses testifying against rob Manfred I would like to turn it over to court for your opening. Remarks about Mr Manfred take it away. He must go, he must. Be Better I don't need evidence. This isn't. We don't need due process here. He's just guilty. Next. Phase. Cory. Kidd feed my time. In your opening statement. My opening statement is you you thought. Was Bad. Right now. The guy that owned team in Major League Baseball while being the Commissioner Major League. Baseball had more moral base for helping out the players than the current commissioner of Major League Baseball. Sporting, the minor league hat I'm looking at him fucking. Yes. They're all jokes aside. There is not been a lot of good news when it comes to make these baseball. Not You are Toronto Blue Jays. We'll get some of that breaking news stuff in a little bit I wanNA really dive into Mr Manfred. The Guy who is on tonight an honestly just over a history. Since he's been commissioner, he took over in office from Bud. League on January, the twenty, fifth twenty fifteen and while. I would say I'm not sure if you guys agree. His tenure as Mr may have got off to a decent start, it seems like ever since then it is come crashing down and this is probably the lowest. That's ever been. Nobody's planned for a pandemic in any of their planning, not even business planning everyday planning, even thinking about it or dropping anybody fine, but. Craig. What good over the last little while, and you can go back as far as you want, and you pinpoint something good and positive that romance. In baseball. Does lip-service count? Disquiet share. I just I. I thought there was going to be some constructive movement toward collective bargaining agreement. He actually did fully sound like he actually at least initially was in the Ballpark of possibly finding a away that there was never gonNa be another strike in baseball. The fact that we are now what?.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

02:33 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

"Points every Sunday. So they're at the top of my list, my top ten. PODEVIN TODAY I saw Patrick Beverley had this tweet yesterday day before he said Hooper say what you want of King. James said he's open. Were all hoping nothing personal? Listen. If you go look at the history of the NBA of course Lebron James. Should have the most say and I don't think it's surprising. Lebron's actually. been fairly quiet over the last week. Because I think Lebron is allowing me to have a voice. He's allowing Dwight Howard to have an opinion. He's allowing all the other players to have their opinions. During as we see the protests going on, Lebron's moving back and I think working behind the scenes with Adam silver to ensure players heard players get opinions, but I do think Adam and Lebron have a special relationship very similar to Michael Jordan. And David Stern I think when you get as popular as Michael Magic Bird or especially the Braun you have so much value to the league's bottom line that you are asked to have a an I think Lebron, accommodated silver, and I think Lebron's the perfect perfect player for silver that he's for the players, voices and opinions. But Lebron basketball. We're getting it. It's the heard. Hi, guys Katie Lowes here. Actress, mom and host of the parenting podcast Katie's. A show that helps women navigate colossal changes that come with motherhood. You'll hear from resilient Mama's knowledgeable experts and me asking a whole lot of questions, it's real talk that offers real perspective on what it's really like to be a parent, so join me new episodes published every other Thursday listen to Katie's crib on the iheartradio APP or on Apple podcasts or you get your podcasts. Familiar looking for a fun feel good listening experience. CHECK OUT OUR PODCAST hanging with lawsuit. They lost. My name is Sheboygan and this is my beautiful wife. Janet Hi, guys or bilingual Mexican. American married couple with two beautiful young daughters, ready to fully expose our life, discussed relationship drama yours and ours, and feel you with faith, encouragement and laughter, so opponent Wayne is coming out with. US listened to hanging with less Othello's on the iheartradio. APP Apple, podcasts, or wherever you get your podcast for more info. Visit Lonzo Tales Dot Com. My Dad died..

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"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

07:51 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

"Casper. DOT, com terms and conditions apply so yesterday. As joy as noted a Kyle Shanahan signed a six year extension. To be the head coach of the San, Francisco Forty niners. Fell, in love with Sean mcvay a few years ago and I said time out. He's not the best offensive coach in his division. I think it's Kyle. Shanahan I think Sean. McVeigh's great, but I think Shannon has a chance to be all timer, and so we thought today if we looked at. Coach and quarterback. What is the Best Combo? Where does the coach elevate is their symmetry? Do they work together, or is it just a great quarterback carrying a coach? That doesn't get him. Here's our top ten here, Milberg? Tad I would say Marie and cliff. Kingsbury now you're GonNa Roll Your eyes on this, but do you realize last year? They went up. Eight and a half points a game together. They, they improved eight and a half points. A game and Cairo was the offensive rookie of the year, so clearly that Kingsbury worked. It also should be noted they were good team. When the offensive line didn't unravel in the seven games, they played for two or fewer sacks Arizona five and two in the toughest division football, so it worked its young, but it absolutely worked there at ten number. Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll. I think Russell Wilson's carrying this relationship. I will put it in the top ten. Because in the last five years, Russell Wilson has led the NFL and touchdown passes, but I don't think they've given him a post. Marshawn Lynch, always the right support behind him the right support in front of him He's elevated tight ends, but the minute they traded Jimmy Graham. And got rid of Max. Unger I thought it was disrespectful. The offensive line's never been the same I think. Russell is overwhelmingly carried this relationship, but they make a top ten list number I think the Shawn Watson and Bill O'Brien work together better than anybody will give him credit for in the last two years, when to Shawn's not been sacked or sacked one or fewer times, they're ten and together. They WANNA playoff game last year now. Bill O'Brien got limitations. He thinks he's a general manager and a coach, but I think they actually work well together. I think Phil Bryant good offense coach I think he's patient. They've won playoff games together. They're twenty four and thirteen together. O'Brien's mistakes are that he's not as good with personnel, but he's given to Shawn Watson world-class wide receivers. At least we'll see the Shaun Hopkins. Move how that works, but I think these guys actually work better together than people think. Number seven jared Goff Goffin Sean mcvay. In the last three years they have one nine plus games in every year. Consistency is very hard in the NFL by the way in the last three years. They've average twenty nine points a game. That is third highest in the NFL. most of the issues have become interior offensive line issues, and let's be honest. I'll give McVeigh credit here. He dealt with that Todd Gurley mass where they paid them too early. and. He didn't WANNA call him out, but Gurley was. Kind of you know. The Not really connecting with the team. They couldn't depend on him. He had to work with a backup running back situation, so mcvay stock has been sold I. Still think he's really really good, and I think the rams will be nine one team this year number six Lamar John Harbaugh now. They were first inrushing last year I. Give Harbaugh a lot of credit. For putting his arms around Lamar. WHO's not being paid anything now and accumulating talent I don't think John's A. In elite offensive coach I think he's I think he's really an elite human. Who understands the gifts of Lamar? Jackson, but I think this is a relationship that continues to grow. They've been disappointing in the last two years in the post season I still think they're kind of trying to figure out each other, but I put him at six. Number five I don't get those who doubt Brady and Bruce Arians I listen. Arians has won. Another Super Bowl? Tom Got six Arians won a couple as an assistant. Bruce Arians Wins Games and he makes quarterbacks better. He did it with a young Big Ben. He did it with a young Andrew Luck. And Tampa last year with James Winston and people you got to remember. They were I in the NFL last year in passing. With Jameis Winston now a lot of turnovers, but they had a mess at right tackle. Didn't have much of a running game and Jameson turnover pro, so Tampa was first in the NFL last year in passing now. They're going to get Tom's efficiency and Tom's experience, so I think this is a reputable, redeemable and very productive. Number four Kyle Shanahan and Jimmy Garoppolo Garoppolos way better than anybody wants to admit Kyle Shanahan. Record in San Francisco, without Jimmy G. Not great with them. It's twenty one thousand six. They were also second in the NFL. Last year in points per game now the reason that's note worthy as they lost both tackle. they had wide receivers banged up. They had to insert Emmanuel Sanders at wide receiver during the middle of the season. It did not go without bumps. They had a lot of injuries upfront, they're they're pro bowl. fullback got hurt and yet here was kyle hero was Garoppolo in their first year together being about the only team that you watch on, TV and think could go toe to toe the Kansas City or a Baltimore. Number three drew brees and Sean Payton now. It is not quite as dynamic as it was three years ago. It's the longest running Combo in the NFL working together since two thousand six. They have been together so long. It's just unheard of in the NFL. Here's the other thing. They have been a top ten offense every year. They've worked together including number one six times now. Their offense of line is very good now. It was not nearly as good about four years ago. so that's really impressive. Six Times number one offense in the NFL. Number two I think Doug. Peterson? It took me a while to get used to it, but I think Carson Wentz and Doug Peterson the reason I, put them over breeze and Sean Payton is because I. Think went to this point to better quarterback I. Think Doug Peterson has come off the Andy Reid tree and has really really been good He's Nimble. He evolves They've been twenty-seven in fifteen. In the last forty two games by the way the eagles have made the playoffs for three straight years. That's the longest streak in the NFC. whence last four games last year throwing the deck chairs, absolutely remarkable. I thought Peterson and Wentz. Even, during the Super Bowl Year thought the most impressive performance by either one of them was the last month of last season. The schedule was not easy. Head injuries everywhere wide receiver offensive line secondary I think Winston. Peterson undervalued I. Think we. We all know reason Peyton work. We all know Garoppolo and Shanahan I, think Winston. Peterson's best days are ahead number one not real top homes and Andy Reid a plus offensive coach a plus. MAHOMES has ten more touchdowns than the rest of the NFL last two years, and that's missing two games I think Andy Reed's the best schemer. In the NFL, he sent me something here down. Text showed me to plays. He's GonNa. Use against the broncos. Didn't share. It's just in the volt. Let's responsible of you. Yeah, so I think I think this is one of these rare marriages. When you get a great offensive mind, a great offensive player. It doesn't happen very often. It's just the perfect marriage. It feels like breeze. And Peyton like eight years ago where you just knew you're getting twenty nine.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

07:44 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

"Lot better than people think I think to is going to start a lot sooner than people think. A Richard Seymour by the way I great poker player. Richard Seymour combined. He finished in fact. Let me say this. He was in the two thousand nineteen world series of poker main event. I know well, you retire. You got time on your hands. On play little cards that serious. Yeah, you can blake. Richard Seymour all time greats coming up. One more heard the heard streams. A day seven days a week within the iheartradio APP search her to listen live or on demand. Whenever you like. Though we're apart these days, we're sharing more and GEICO. Would just like to say thanks. Thanks for sharing your dance moves. Thanks for sharing your diy. Haircut fails now. This weekend, NASCAR returns to Talladega on Saturday. It's xfinity series racing at five thirty eastern on F S One then Sunday on Fox gets the guy go. Five hundred at three eastern both races are also on the Fox sports at. Richard Seymour's got three rings. Twelve NFL seasons and seven pro bowls GonNa get a lot of hall of fame votes. I just discovered this morning. He also finished in the top one, hundred, thirty, one, thousand, nine hundred and world series of poker main event. Guys got time on his hands. He's earner. Richard Seymour joining us via the cower. Global Satellite Network Love Data Magno Richard for years. I was saying that you are the only patriot. The ballot check moved off of and they didn't never replacement, and they didn't for several years. It's interesting you were at the very beginning of the Patriot. Way Deed use. Did you sense to a young player? It was not always player friendly, but it was going to be the new way of the NFL for twenty years domination. Right you know I. I'll say for us well I. Just know personally for me. Coming in I was a veteran team. Know very fortunate If I'm not mistaken, I think house I. first round draft pick when he came in and close relatives very smart, just in terms of He wants to build a team from the inside out and I think you know he always talked about. The stars, offensive and defensive lines now he put a ton of pressure on the linebackers in terms of responsibilities, but upfront he wanted. Tough physical, nasty offensive and defensive linemen, so I. which in IT You know to go to such great organization. You know Richard. You left and had success. You made more pro bowls. Were you surprised at all? That Brady and Gronk left, but specifically Tom and it did feel like Thomas kind of burned out. He done the Patriot way for a long time and I get it man, it's it's the weather's good down there. Go get a Tan. Get on your jet Skis. Bruce Arians cocktails at five thirty. D Do. You feel like it was a little. Burn out for Tom, and he just wanted something noon. Have a little more fun. You Know I. Don't want to speak for Tom, but at the end of the day. You know he's earned the right figure it out. You know just because of all that success that everyone's head and Tom Beloved in that area and you know even with coach Belichick and Thomas. Just the relationship that everybody I thought they were figure it out, but you know like I said Tom's earned the right to. Explore? He felt like he wanted to continue to play and. In his right, you know I mean you look at all the weapons that Tom has tap I think. He's going to put up numbers, but you also gotTa look at the Division that he went in I mean I. Don't think they're just GonNa Sweep de Division. I think New Orleans. Probably still the favorite. but Tom kind likes it that way he he wants something to prove, and I think drew in those guys, and even the Falcons here I think. It'll give him something to work towards, so we have a year with no TA's will probably have a shortened NFL preseason. Bennett benefit goes to who veteran guys veterans Veterans for veteran coaches. Veteran team seems as been together I think those are the teens When when even even I think it's going to go to the best coach. The best coaches are gonNA. Shine the brightest in opportunities in times like this. It comes the teams. That's been together defensively I. Just like it's tough when you even if you have just a lot of talent if you haven't played together if you haven't been on the same page. Negga be pro bowl players I just think football's totally different. You know rather than star driven like basketball. Thank you have to have the the teams together for sometime and also coaching staff just been on the same page and you know obviously we had that in new. England but you know it remained to be saying what is this? What do you nothing against Jarrett? Stidham but my theory is if he was. was as good as everybody keeps telling me they wouldn't WanNa Brady back. I. Mean they were ready to move Jimmy Garoppolo three years ago and instead you know Bella check had to move him. It's nothing against Jarrett Stidham but they've watched him practice for a year to a year and a half, and they still wanted Brady back. What are you hearing? What your guests about stem in ballot? Check how it would work. Well, you know every year is different in in coach. belichick mind you know I a hundred percent. He's GonNa come into the meat rooms and say you know what last year is last year. Super Bowl the year before Thomas, not coming back through the door, so we have to make it work with the guys that we have here and we have to create. Our own team right now in terms of what we want to be the season so I, think he's done a great job year in year out and I think that's how you have continued. Success is leadership coming from the top preaching to say Mitch Message to the team. All the coaches are on the same page and I do I will say I mean I I don't know what's going to do, but you know. He has an opportunity and. Hopefully takes advantage of it. Yeah I mean. He has a strong arm. We've seen very little video. I'll watch the little bit of of him in college okay. So let's get to two issues I a drew brees issue. He's loved and his community. He's kind of tone-deaf on black lives matter. Players call him out. And then there appears to be some level of resolution. Do you think over the course of a season? You are a veteran. High End player drew's a veteran. Super Bowl. Winning player will there be any lingering resentment in your opinion of drew brees in New Orleans. Well I. Agree. That he was tone, deaf in in terms of comments because it was never about the flag. but also at the same time I think He's got what his teammates there or this Mike Thomas and. You know everybody coming together I, I do think he's listened. and he came out and. Anytime you someone make a mistake and they can say the wrong things, and that sort of thing, but I do think he was sincere in. His apology and I think his teammates accepted it. So, he stood. He did run from it.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

03:27 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

"It and get the game back on the field for the benefit of our fans. I think we'll have baseball. I think this job is brutal. Is it. The toughest Commissioner Job Might Oh, no I think they're all really really tough. I'd rather be the baseball commissioner than perhaps the hockey commissioner because I do have a ton of history, and there are certain cities in this country where baseball is so popular. SAINT LOUIS DETROIT Chicago new. York Los Angeles San Francisco Boston Dallas Atlanta, but it's really difficult. Baseball's are really hard sport. Even if you want change, it's different in football. I mean Roger. Goodell wants change joys. Brother was a hall of fame football player. He wants change Roger Goodell can have it by the end of the weekend. NFL owners have been much more willing over time. You don't have the Labor strife of baseball football I think an easier sport to regulate, not saying it's easy easy is compared to baseball. It's hard. It's international. It's billionaires. I don't even think a lot of these owners anymore and baseball. I'll be honest with you. I don't think they love baseball. They're like venture. Capitalist Fund guys even in the Front Office. Baseball's a Mancha. Ivy. League guys most never played baseball any level. So I just think it's a difficult sport. I think the pace of plays a real problem. We're I'm a fifty year old guy. I'm on my phone. I expect things are urgently. I want this. I want Jordache I wanNA order my dinner I. Complain if it's not five I'm over if he's a minute late, I matt. My driver and baseball's a sport with no clock. It's pace. Pay Play is slow. We all know there should be about one hundred hundred twenty games. There's one hundred sixty. They'll never get to one hundred and twenty. It's billionaire stubbornly battling. Stubbornly battling the commissioner, take a deep breath. You didn't like rob Manfred before he said we were going to have baseball, and you don't like him now. We'll all like him a lot more. When this is resolved and I believe it will be. All so Roger Goodell I'm about ready to boycott. The boycott crowd all talk about that. Coming up next one more heard heard streams twenty four hours a day seven days a week within the iheartradio. APP search her. Listen live or on demand whenever you like in season one of the under armor podcast, the only way is through. We heard stories from some of the world's top performing athletes and coaches. Season two is kicking off in a different kind of story about regular people doing remarkable things. When the Maryland, medical community were short on personal protective equipment like masks to protect frontline workers, they put out a call for help under armor, responded by pulling in their innovation team with goal design, a mask that would help prevent the spread of covid nineteen. We spoke to the ground team at under armour's lighthouse facility where it all happened. What was once a place where designers and engineers tested new apparel and footwear. Now serves as A. P. P. Manufacturing plant. Here the full story of how the project came to life. On the only way is through podcast available now on the iheartradio APP apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts were apart these days. GYCO wants to bring together.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

The Herd with Colin Cowherd

07:40 min | 11 months ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Herd with Colin Cowherd

"Throughout the virus. Better than ever. You know how people respond in crisis is a testament to their strength. You just flourishing, thank you, thank you. It's different. Different. great to have you today, I was off yesterday. Does this sort of my Monday join knows I'm all hyped up with coffee and ready to go, so I'm going to take a very unpopular position for the next six seven minutes. I'm going to defend rob, Manfred the commissioner of Baseball, WE'RE! GonNa have baseball. We're going to have baseball out of this stuff. Just you know public throwing stuff out there. What you don't like rob Manfred is I. Don't like the tension between the players and the owners. All that is such an adorable take for you twenty one year old bloggers. Google baseball history. We had a work stoppage in the seventies. In the eighty S. In Nineteen ninety-four. Almost in two thousand two uncle rob wasn't around. Then you blame him for that. There's a reason baseball hired rob Manfred. Who is a Labor lawyer? Because the billionaires and millionaires have been fighting since I was a teenager. Baseball's million issues in rob. Manfred would love to change all of them, but he can't. For Instance College Baseball only offers eleven point seven scholarships a year. College football, eighty five players free ride. College basketball thirteen players free ride baseball. A handful of guys get a free ride. It's partial scholarships. What does it mean the best athletes are like Baker? Mayfield was a great baseball player, so let's Murray so as Johnny Manziel. Guess what they chose football. Free College that Rob Manfred fault are rigid unions. Rob Manfred fault well I. Don't like what he said one day, and I don't like what he said the other. You didn't like him before that. Stop the hypocrisy. You weren't on Manfred Fan of week ago when he said we're getting baseball. You just want to complain about something. Baseball's had negotiation labor strife by entire life. Had Labor strife forever. Rob Manfred would love to get rid of many things in baseball. He can't. It took five years to get the replay solved. The reality with all these sports in America let's take the five biggest sports in America. Everybody wants to blame the Commissioner for your lack of popularity, but all five are exactly as popular as they would be regarding any commissioner. You guys always complain about Gary Bettman. He doesn't promote the sport nobody. I played hockey as a kid. It's not our sport. It's not gonNA be that popular. The most popular sport in America is football, the NFL it should. Should be why it's got history. It's ours we like stuff that's ours. We created football. It's ours it's got history. It's got regulated violence. It fits perfectly on a TV screen. We bet it betting now. Legal in America and also, and this is not a small thing. It may be the biggest thing. It has the most popular and streamlined minor league system. We all watch football on Friday then college football on Saturday, and then the NFL on Sunday and we know the guys. The entered the league. It's the most popular even if you put Gary Bettman running the NFL, it would be the most popular. What's the second most popular now I'll just go with NBA. It may not be, but it's my second sport. It's got history. But, not as good as the NFL it was almost dead in the early seventies. It's our game. It's ours now. It's a little bit international. The NFL is not internationals good for global dollars, but it's minor league system on like football. Now. It's got a G. League and some guys don't play in college, so it's not as good, but it is very fast, but it doesn't have the urgency of football because it's got eighty two regular season games the NFL. You can't missing Sunday NBA. You can miss a month. So it should be number two, but it's got. Stars. And it starts very accessible. I can tweet liberal on. I could talk to the Ron. Then three is baseball. Does NEVA'S MANY STARS Equally or more international again great for the global dollars, but it has no minor league system unlike college basketball. That's got a dying. Minor League. System College basketball. How many are you? Sit Around and watch minor league baseball like nobody. The season is absurdly long one hundred sixty two games for people that say the NBA's to long doublet that's baseball, but it's got massive historical relevance, and let's be honest fall baseball's good, and it's also very popular in big cities, but again with a phone. The pace of play is hard. It's slow. It's long and we're not a slow. We're a caffeinated society. Then let's go to number four hockey. which not ours? No, it's not ours at all. We don't like that the Olympics we root for America. It's not our sport. Canada's better. Europe's better. It doesn't have very marketable stars. It's got long regular season like the NBA not as long, but it's not very good on television. It's not very good on television. Now it's fast, it's fun. It's got regulated violence, but all these leagues in America are controlled by television. It's not very appealing on television and again it's not ours and it is also. It's very international now. Let's go to number five soccer. Soccer's Super International. It's really not ours. It's got no history the new kid on the block. We don't really bad soccer. At least I don't know anybody that. Bet Soccer, and Oh, by the way there's a lot of upside to it, but at least hockey's got some history. I watched hockey in the seventies puck. It's gotten bad. It's the most international, and it's the one sport that not even ours. They call it. They call it football. They took our football over there or maybe we took it from. There's either way. NFL NBA Baseball Hockey MLS. They're all in the order they should be in. Football's number one because it is totally ours, it is totally domestic. It's got the most popular streamline system. It's the best on TV and we bet at the most. It's been that way for thirty years regardless of the Commissioner. You're all banging on rob. Manfred there's a reason Major League Baseball's executive office is filled with Labor lawyers. Because, they're labor fight every twelve years in his lead, and I know what you're saying. Rob Manfred. He just doesn't promote doesn't HAP-. There are great strata baseball. It's history. It's unbelievable in the postseason. It's big in major cities New York. BOSTON PHILLY LA FAD Chicago at Great San Francisco Dallas Atlanta. It's great. But a lot of things just banging his head up against the wall like the last nine commissioners. Here's Rob Manfred. I'm not confident. I think there's real risk and as long as there's no dialogue that real risk is going to continue. It's just as disaster for our game. Absolutely no question about it. It shouldn't be happening. And it's important that we find a way to get past.

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"manfred" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

01:52 min | 2 years ago

"manfred" Discussed on ESPN Chicago 1000 - WMVP

"You work with cap tonight. They're doing UIC basketball over at the pavilion caps got tomorrow off. I'll be in here with Jesse Rogers jesse's already talking to daddy's trying to talk as much baseball as possible on a football Friday. So all kinds of fun tomorrow go over well from nine until noon banjo. I will join us. That'd be nice. There's a news about Bendit. He'll be able to wear the spikes he'd like to wear in all of baseball players up a little bit. Rob Manfred feels safe after he signs a five-year new a new five-year extension. Why was he threatened if you let? Yeah. I don't know. I just. Me and rob Manfred until rob Manfred puts into computerize the strike zones. I'm never going to keep hounding him. Because Ben zobrist said about a year or so ago that he was not for them after another season one bio interested to see if he's changed his mind. So since you've got baseball on top of the mind here, Fred I do want to play for folks in Chicago. I know maybe cubs fans are not as apt to mystic as they once were about Bryce Harper signing with the cubs. But I think White Sox fans are maybe a little more energized about his free agency. And if they're in the mix than they were perhaps as recently as a couple months back. Why also heard that Michael kopeks said he'd be more than happy to give up his number. Eighty people are dropping are leaving breadcrumbs bread crumbs left. And right, and Fred when you need journalism to be done these days who do you turn to there's only one place. Yeah. TMZ TMZ Bryce Harper at the airport. And so they asked him the hard hitting questions you'll be able to hear the question in the sound bite. Maybe so. Case you can't make it out. I'll let you know that they were asking him. What cities have the favourite his favorite food? Your.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

The Dan Patrick Show

03:31 min | 3 years ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Patrick Show

"The commissioner major league baseball mr commissioner to you or rob rob manfred the baseball commissioner of the tenth commissioner of major league baseball thank you for joining us commissioner glad to be here so can i call you rob you can okay because i don't want to go off script here then somebody saying you're disrespecting the commissioner's office you said it once okay that's it you're good now but you want my guys to call you mr commissioner whatever it doesn't matter does your wife call you commissioner no no it is not some other you call her commission do you get that a clean up the garage all right how many times did it take you to get that signature on major league the major league baseball it actually was funny thing the day after i got elected i went to the office and the person who was running our licensing department came down he had a whole stack of index cards and about ten pens and he said you need to figure out you know you need to sign a whole bunch of times and decide which one of these is going to be the signature that goes on a bulk and i got elected in august they needed to start making baseball's for the following season interestingly i approached it from the perspective of replica ability right can i do it again or do it against the ending up on around surface and so that's where we ended up could you sign the baseball that do do people ask you to sign the baseball that has your signatory on all the time but but you've already signed it i know i can you let's see if you can replicate that there's a technique here did you know this no i learned this from joe torry you know it's hard to just hold it out there and write on it so you kind of put it against your leg okay so it's stationary and you know joe has one of the best he does great have great penmanship i think it was a catholic school education let me see let me see if i turn it around out i do paulie put that on ebay right i don't know what we're going to get for that but let's let's put it out there is a market on ebay by the way if you seri all kidding aside did you know like everybody you your signature as market mine's not i don't know but it's not that impressive tell you that how often do you talk to other commissioners and other sports we get together as a group a few times a year the four major sports and you know one offs probably you know once twice a month you know we we had a deeper relationship with the nhl because of the meteorite steel that we did with them so i talked to gary moore but i talked to all of them you know once every couple of months we're talking a lot now mostly about gambling yeah okay where do we stand with gambling like how it feels like everybody wants to get their piece and then once they get their piece we've settled that and then then all of a sudden we have gambling well the way i think about it is you know it's a challenge and an opportunity right on the challenge side you know there's been a lot written about you know us lobbying and that the fact that a matter is we talked to sports in europe when we realized this was coming said the single biggest mistake.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

02:06 min | 3 years ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

"Peace rick four still god's i am tiptoeing i'm walking delic delicately it said a word addle met limits word i struggle with the elles the eyes the sees the as i struggle with those words through guides i think it's okay to root against your team he's the seas is this can you said that word for me h l the m the end so that way elegantly that word so i think it's okay to root against your team when you want a coaching change the end years the end they say this got so we've gone libre on espn radio if you missed any of the show you can listen all three hours of the damage petar joe on demand an espn app our miami only our that is before the show and now you can subscribe to our best a podcast it's all valbe emma wasn't tab of the espn app a reminder that major league baseball commissioner rob manfred will join the showed about ten minutes on the shell pennzoil performance one people seem to be excited about that even though i'm not checking my phone in my messages people seem to be very excited about winning whoever excited for commissioner interview i don't know but people are excited for this particular on alcoholic bracing themselves they're playing their day around this i'm telling you i'm obscene the texans tweet you're not i liked too i like to reduce expectations so that you can exceed them it makes it let makes life easier so i don't know what's going to happen here rob manfred the commissioner baseball is very polished yep and uh these guys in these roles can get on the radio and they can handle themselves deftly yo you almost can't get that job unless you can which is one of the surprising things about roger goodell in general i imagine him when you were calling him out and trying to smoke about in that got back to manfred and he sit in his office because i child by israel bought me all right right a because i didn't think he would get bullied into that i thought we were going to get months of bits out of it radio beds i just you know i thought we were very close to sending a hip hop singing a hot dog to his office yesterday until we learn that is coming on with you tomorrow we really to bed how it worked out.

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"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

01:31 min | 3 years ago

"manfred" Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz

"I mean we were kissing boomer we weren't sure than we accused the are we don't we still don't have an answer to what happened there dipped it never confirmed that he just came out in yelled at us in all this knock it off en en en announced in in a way that surprised noone is also probably true that if you had done any be telling everybody then my about what it claimed in play you would nowadays rob manfred nuts it's safe way so that would be oh it's still god's i just don't wanna think when i think about sports auto enjoying i wanna watch for what they and pure entertainment that's it that's all it is to be you just said for what they am i figured that well here that the sewage next year if stu god's shades it's time once again the here another six ex jesus we have two that i just say suck us i saw this gaffes show with liber only if pm radio yeah espn radio is presented by progressive insurance rob manfred the commissioner major league baseball gonna join us a just a second here on these shall pennzoil performance line we appreciate his time today here's your sports centre update the tampa bay raise have traded evan lung goria to the san francisco giants for denard span and prospects longo mike tomlin who is on the nfl's competition committee says that he expects an offseason review of the catch rule.

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