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New York Must Allow Religious Exemptions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate, Judge Rules
"Out of New York of all places, a federal judge. Extended the order requiring New York State to allow religious exemptions from its COVID-19 vaccinations. From that mandate for healthcare workers, it's a ruling that could help shape the legal landscape according to The Wall Street Journal around government required shots. This week, U.S. district judge David heard in Utica, New York ruled that the mandate conflicted with individuals federally protected right to seek religious accommodation from their employers. And Mark has this kind of bizarre all people are just faking it and you just can't throw that around. You have to have a sincere religious exemption. Well, Mark, you don't get to decide who has a sincere religious belief. We can't tell other people that. The guy I interviewed from Columbia South Carolina this week, he's a staunch Catholic. He says Mike Catholic beliefs. Impacted my decision to refuse to get the vaccine. Now this popular sportscaster is out of a job because his company fired him. You don't get to decide that for other people, but all of a sudden, conservatives think that's okay. That doesn't feel right
"Justin Fields, a QB In The Making" with Matt Dickmann - Episode 058 - burst 02
"What was he looking for an college when when everybody wants you looking for a really you know yeah northwestern they were. I think at the time before this. All got role and His dad like i said very much appreciate academics. They were a duke northwestern. It'd be happy with schools like that and then pretty soon. It's those including all the big schools you know but It was always about. Football will really wasn't about The baseball for justin. He was definitely set on. You know
Facebook Launches Substack Newsletter Rival, Won’t Take Cut of Pay
"To their Facebook followers. It's a new newsletter service called Bulletin Mark Zuckerberg says newsletter writers can charge for subscriptions if they want, and the company will not take a cut of the paid subscriptions for a couple of more years. Sportscaster Erin Andrews, an officer Mitch album, already have signed on Two bulletin Andrew O'Day Bloomberg Business on WBZ Boston's NewsRadio. Your Place of Work
"Phone a Friend" with Mark Giangreco -Episode 054 - burst 13
"I was super serious about making it. Look like an intake serious I wanted to make a joke. And i wanted to make fun of everything and i'm a sarcastic you know person anyway really jaded cynical person and so after a while you know. The suspensions kept piling up but they kept resigning me. You know And i had a great career until kind of the culture that's established today court. It's sort of ended my run little prematurely. But i gotta tell you. I'm glad about had a tremendous career and i look back on all the fun. We used to have peggy you now and we sit in a press box We would laugh so hard will be like we were in class and the teacher would come in. Which would be the media. Purse the pr person for the team. And they're like you guys got to keep it down. that's yeah and that's the kind of stuff 'cause. We spent half our lives standing in a hallway locker room door over and are waiting for somebody to show up at a news conference and it just got silly and stupid and those are the times. I really relish sitting in the dugout challenge stories and everybody went and did their live shots and got their soundbites. And we're all very competitive and you know there's a little pushing and shoving but the best part was we're just sort of laughing at ourselves and laughing at the job that we
"Justin Fields Intelligence Test Results Explained" with Dr. Scott Goldman - Episode 053 - burst 01
"Let's talk about justin fields. What do you remember about giving him the test. This quarterback from ohio state. So there's a few things that stood out And i'm so glad that that They've they've granted permission. I think that's great because honestly his scores. I think there's something to very proud of You know the first thing that stands out as his scores are very consistent in parallel with a couple of league. mvp's and super bowl winners of recent late so he has a profile that matches some of that performance that we've seen member you're asking earlier about you know trends. And so she's consistent with some of the people who who are trending very high right now in the league And the other thing that was exceptional was that He had no identified weaknesses like all of his scores were either Average above average or superior that's really noticeable because most people have at least one or two weaknesses somewhere he He had no weaknesses in his profile. Which i thought was really impressive from a cognitive standpoint and then the thing that i think was most impressive was there's there's an area called efficiency. Which is your ability to download information and then recall it leaner. And that's the test that he feeling out meaning he got a perfect score on it.
"How Smart Is Your QB?" with Dr. Scott Goldman - Ep052 - burst 1
"And so You just mentioned justin field score. I'm telling you that is not an accurate. His overall score with not a one. Thirty okay But you know what. I am comfortable saying. The young man did exceptionally well and there were certain areas. And i think this is what mark sanchez was better. There was certain areas where he scored perfectly on the subtext which suggest he would actually do even better if we made the task more challenging and if this remarkable yeah wow that's pretty remarkable. Okay everyone this is a good place to end. Part one with dr scott goldman. He performs the a. i. q. Test athletes at the nfl combine actually athletes all over the place sub. All five major. Us sports it's a measurement of the athletes intelligence as he just said new. Bears quarterback justin fields did score exceptionally.
"How Smart Is Your QB?" with Dr. Scott Goldman - Ep052 - burst 1
"There are a handful of people who scored really whelming a i q at the quarterback position that are being very successful. And there's a handful of quarterbacks at scored really low on the ad cue that have yet to find their success. Wow not predictive. But i think it's contributory because for example one of our one of the abilities that we measure is the ability to download and recall information and for those that have worked in football footballer professional football pre-season installs or oh ta in talk off season installs. That's that's a complicated playbook right and then you have weekly installs where you kind of augmentin twist All the stuff that you went out reviewed over the season. So i think as an example a quarterback's ability to master and learn the playbook and all of the details and nuances and then to be able to completely kinda wipe the board somewhat clean and then rewrite it for every week That pretty hard task. And we're noticing that people who score high on that tend to be very successful quarterbacks and people who struggle on that have yet to produce that kind of outcome
Marv Albert, Hall of Fame NBA Sportscaster, Is Retiring
"A veteran sports broadcaster is hanging up his Mike the play by play guy best known for his emphatic call yes when someone sent the basket is saying no to continuing his career Marv Albert is retiring he'll end his tenure as a broadcaster after calling the NBA's Eastern Conference finals when the final buzzer for that series sounds will mark the end of a streak that spans nearly sixty years a big chunk of it covering basketball he first rose to prominence calling games with the New York Knicks and New York Rangers anybody's talents to the national stage with NBC and Turner he also is called eight super bowls and eight Stanley Cup Finals Albertus eighty he says he'll use his time after retirement to work on his gardening and his ballroom dancing I'm Oscar wells Gabriel
Kobe, Duncan, Garnett Finally to Enter Basketball Hall of Fame
"The late Kobe Bryant and former Celtic Kevin Garnett among the headliners in the newest class of Basketball Hall of Fame. Inductees Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa, He never forgot about his fans. Also inducted in non Castle, Connecticut, Tim Duncan. I was blessed in guided by so many people and improbable scenarios to get where I am Kevin Garnett thanking past NBA great sacrifice that they took that I'm being able to stand up to your front of you guys today, noting old sayings about a man's true wealth being not in money, but in friendships, Sportscaster Mike Breen. I want to thank all of you. Making me feel like the richest man alive, Green says. That's the best part of it
Chicago Bears 2021 Draft & Part 2 - The Picks You Were Wrong About - Mini Episode 051 - burst 1
"Question is if i'm if i was ever wrong on one of the on address and stayed host to so many things i know in this beers and those one time This just the only time. Because i'm rare wrong about this stuff but This one time. After my rookie season we weren't very good. Call correctly we were four and twelve after that season and we needed some help. Okay i knew. We had a lot of injuries that year. And we just need a little bit of help and we've right the bears. We all have a first first round pick not a as they wanna pick a guy out of louisiana lafayette the raging cajun's in honestly our stuff i was like you've gotta be kidding me. I mean there's somebody won a national championship. How about we go and get and you look at this kid and it can barely run. Skin guys is is gonna helpless. Fortunately our dead wrong. I wasn't just wrong because this young kid who is a very good friend of mine now turns out to be in my opinion. The best cornerback to ever play in a uniform and that is charles gina. Tillman
Sportscaster Joe Buck to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’
"A familiar voice to sports fans, is about to become the next guest host on jeopardy. Reports. Joe Buck will emcee the long running game show later this year. The 51 year old play by play Man's been the voice of Fox sports for years and has called several Super Bowls in world Syriza.
Sportscaster Joe Buck to Guest Host ‘Jeopardy!’
"York Post reporting today that Fox Sports Joe Buck will be a future guest host on jeopardy. As a candidate to be the permanent successor for the late great Alex Trebek. And this means, of course, that one of Buck's competitors for that job is none other than Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
"Hoops Madness" with Roger Powell Jr. - Episode 045 - burst 5
"I'm extremely happy for a little boy. And i it makes my heart when i seen successor happen and you know. I still have been what pajamas i wear. Don't tell anybody that but after where my shorts and you never. They're playing You know i try to watch him and you know but at the same time. I don't care who we're playing. You know if. I mean if we're playing illinois michigan or wherever it is i'm not thinking about you know any affiliation. I'm thinking about winning. And i think i think that's how you able to cut the emotion and Cheer for them when they're not saying issues. When you're planning to visit
Mini-Episode "Answer me this" Guest predictions: Bears QB - burst 2
"First time podcast. Guest longtime listener mark silverman. Espn one thousand co host of waddle and silvy two to six every day on espn. One thousand. I am going to go and i had a list the other day on the show of seventeen quarterbacks who could be hat or who could be on the move and out of all of those if i have to pick one. I'm going to go jimmy garoppolo. I believe san francisco's in a position. Right now where they have a really good thing going and they want to replace jimi g. since he's been injury prone i think you can get jimmy g. for cheaper than he's been whether he's caught you could sign up for cheaper free agent deal. He may want to go back to new england. Maybe bella jack doesn't want him but ryan pace eastern illinois guy also Fellow good-looking guy. Just like with trubisky could veer that way as well. So i'm going jimmy g. And as a close second maybe gruden gets rid of derek carr and the bears would trade for garrett car but those are my two if you force me to pick one. I'm going with jimmy garoppolo.
"The GOAT Tom Brady" with former Coach Bobby Morrison - Episode 041 - burst 02
"This quarterback from maryland which recruiting by the name of bobby stable house. Who at that time. They didn't have five stars and four stars three stars and all that stuff just like you said but the biggest thing that they had was. You've made a usa today all american team. I mean that's all it was and then they'd have the players the year in the states and stuff like that and bobby. Sable house was ranked the number one player in the country. And so i'm recruiting him in maryland. That was my area and a thursday night after practice. Moment when i got the private plane we flew to. Maryland was sat down and bobby houses home his mom and dad who originally from cincinnati so had a affiliation with being around michigan. It was Let great evening. And they're great people and you know they didn't leave anything They wanted him to come to michigan. And bobby said well. I talked to steve spurrier florida and calmest him. That i would at least visit this coming weekend. And this was a thursday night and then i will call you on sunday night. And we'll confirmed about becomes the michigan and so you know mo- and i felt good going back on the plane and like everything was good. He called me on sunday night and said Coach i've decided. I'm gonna play for steve spurrier fordham thought. Oh my goodness well you don't recruits not. Like you have an abundance of quarterbacks. I mean you're not working ten guys to get one you know you're we had all of our money throwing them the money by saying that but we had all our marbles in that pocket say loss because we thought we were going to get him and he called on sunday night and i told mo- most sold the next morning where to staff getting most of first thing he says. Well we lost sabe. Watts what are we gonna do. So everybody's just sixteen or fifteen or sixteen. There were sitting around the table. And billy harris rosen. Put his hand up in the back. And says i've got this kid in california that i think is pretty good. I don't he's recruited you know by the west coast schools. But i think we might have a shot at it. Well what's his name his. Name's tom brady.
"Grading Jason's Predictions" - Episode 040 - burst 3
"You said that the cubs would miss the playoffs that year. Two nine hundred and you were corrected fell apart. The bears would make the playoffs in two thousand nineteen. That obviously do not happen and that you would do the dishes at home. You would be nicer. Oh wait that was. One of my predictions never mind. We'll we'll take that one off. Okay i like this here. The end of the summer early fall of two thousand and nineteen are episode. Qb or not cuba's mitch trubisky with nfl networks. Charley casserly. You predicted that kanye west album would come out the next day and it did it. Did that was the day before homecoming. Yup and how do you feel about that that last album so the album suck don't know i i can assure you as they come out. They came out that day at school. I remember right after a test. All right you also said that the bulls were going to make the playoffs and ridiculous and absurd. Possibly forty six wins. Yeah now that has not been happening. Has it all right. We move on then to the cubs new manager episode twelve david ross knock grandpa rossi and that was with author. Dan yeager that joined the show. You predicted that. Zach levine would do the dunk contest in chicago. He'd been not He's not he was going to if you made the all star team and he was stopped so technically i was wrong but he had every intention of doing it until he got from the all sorts of you also predicted that the grammy nominations young thugs albums. So much fun would be not in. I had a huge problem with the grammy. Nominations that you back to back years the rat. Nominations have been just absurd so that didn't happen and actually a lot of Very well well versed people in the music world no pun intended Thought that that album should have won the grammy and it wasn't even nominated how That was incorrect. You also predicted that kris. Bryant would be traded that offseason which would have been prior to last year's pandemic season which obviously did not happen. But maybe it should have right. Maybe you should have happened. Oh no absolutely should have happened. Yeah exactly all right. Let's go to our giving. Thanks on thanksgiving. Two thousand nine nineteen. We did not do predictions. That was a mini episode in. Which you pretty much ripped everyone that you've ever sat next to in my family during thanksgiving that made a lasting impression on my family. Let me just tell you that episode. Fourteen back to david ross. This time with the interview. That i did with david ross. You predicted that. During the winter meetings the sox would sign dallas kaikal. And they did. They did and they did. Yep you also said that they would make a trade for a controllable player defined that and they did make changes. So would you identify someone as a contract player. Think back That they would trade her controllable player. Okay so they did not. But what the dallas cycle was pretty darn big so i'm gonna give that to the clinical moods pretty big. I think should get credit for that.
"Busted Bears YearEnder 2020" with Dave Wannstedt - EP039 - burst 3
"Do you think that the right direction for the bears would be to. Maybe put all their eggs in one basket and trade for the shawn watson or completely changed their mentality at the quarterback position. Well i kept them all. I would keep mitch. Because i when you look at mitch numbers and that's what i'm trying to figure out. What are you valuate. Mitch on if you look at his numbers this year. From the standpoint of touchdowns the interceptions and completion percentage and you know he. He played winning football. I mean you know it's gonna be aaron rodgers absolutely not but if they're gonna get you the playoffs and now you gotta get into the playoffs. Now you run the football you play defense and you got a chance to go to the super bowl. That's my personal opinion. Okay but now. Here's the issue you're going to you know if you're let's say gonna make the trade for veteran quarterback because and this has to play into it. I mean george mccaskey's smart enough to know that the clock is running on that defense. They have in my opinion another year or two. And then it's going to be. Mac is going to be over the hump. You're going to have quinn. You're going to have to obey then. All of a sudden that they're they're they're an old group and their contracts are up and now you re starting from scratch right there. So you know i i i guess what i'm making the point is that you know if they want to get the most of this defense. They need to do it right now. A s a p and so. I think that's probably should've played into this decision. But now if you are. Let's throw out a veteran quarterback. If you're matt ryan and atlanta or matthew stafford detroit Are you gonna say you gonna pick the bears over the patriots because right now. No i mean and right now. The same thing with assistant coaches. I mean whoever this defensive coordinator coming in if they bring somebody in there not to give them a three year contract because it right. Now it's it's throughout the league the handwriting's on the wall. They have to win this year. Everybody's fired that's that's a tough spot. I very very tough. Spot for ryan. Pay matt nagy to be into it because there's a lot of jobs open. We're guys are starting from scratch. And they're not on the last year of their deal so i think you've gotta look at the coaching end of it. And you gotta look a veteran player. That might have two years
The History Of Kayfabe
"Earned. Modern professional wrestling began back in the early twentieth century. When carnivals would put on catch wrestling exhibitions this was real wrestling. The competitors were actually wrestling with each other and there would be prize money to the winner. The wrestlers would often competing against locals. Who would win a prize. If they could defeat the carnival strongman so they really did have to know how to wrestle and fight. Unfortunately many of the competitive matches were really boring the bouts rough and nothing more than wrestling holds. Which could last for over an hour watching grown men grab each other for. That long really wasn't that entertaining. The whole point of carnival wrestling wasn't terrestrial it was to make money. Eventually the promoters figure out they could sell more tickets if they made the matches more interesting and that is how started the word k. Fame but self comes from kearney. Talk which is a pig. Latin type of language which was spoken by carnival workers k. Fehb just means fake. As the carnivals began predetermining the winners of fights it was a shortstop to adopting the tropes which were used in all good dramas good versus evil heroic comebacks treachery and betrayal. All of those became part of professional wrestling in order to put on a better show and sell tickets. However at no point did they ever say that the performance was predetermined people had to think they were watching illegitimate competition. So a bad guy and a good guy couldn't be seen together before or after a show the head to commit to their characters all the time. This is the primary difference that separates k. fehb from acting actors perform role and. Everyone knows that they're watching performance in k. Fehb the performer is living the role even when they're not performing and they're trying to convince the audience that israel for decades keeping cafe was the single biggest rule in professional wrestling. It was the wrestling equivalent to magicians not. Divulging the secrets. The primary care mechanism was having baby faces which were the good guys in heels which were the bad guys. The bad guys had to be bad guys all the time. If they were asked for autographs by fans at an airport they would often refuse to sign an insult. The fans just to keep k fehb when wrestlers travelled between cities heels and faces would often have to travel in separate cars and stay in different rooms. Just to keep k fehb. They would even have different locker rooms backstage. Occasionally they would screw up. Wrestlers would get in big trouble if they broke k. Fehb in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven. The iron sheik. Who was a heel was traveling with. Hacksaw jim duggan. Who has a face. They were both pulled over and arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine when the arrests made the news to cause controversy. Because these two guys were supposed to be enemies yet. They were traveling with each other on rare occasions. A wrestler may go off script and try to really injure another performer. Any sort of predetermined match or storyline is called a work in wrestling circles. And something which is real or off script is called a shoot in two thousand and four for example. The wwe was running a reality show where the contestants compete to become professional wrestlers. One of the contestants was daniel putter. Who is a real life. Mma fighter on an episode of monday night raw wrestler. Kurt angle issued a challenge for one of the contestants to come out and fight him. According to the script putter was supposed to come out and quickly lose however he decided to actually fight for real on live. Tv when angle wasn't expecting it. Putter tried to put england submission hold instead of losing however kurt angle is a real life olympic gold medalist in amateur wrestling and would have none of it. Technically fehb died in professional wrestling in nineteen eighty nine. When vince mcmahon the owner of the then. Wwf testified before the new jersey state legislature that wrestling was scripted in the matches predetermined this was done in order to avoid being taxed and regulated. Like a real sport today in professional wrestling cave is pretty much dead the. Wwe hosts our own documentaries where wrestlers talked out of character and will often break cafe within their own shows however as cafe has died in professional wrestling it seemingly has taken off in other parts of our culture one of the best examples would be mohammed ali yes that mohammed ali to be sure. All of his boxing matches were real and he was one of the greatest boxers in history however the persona. he created of the arrogant loud rhyming. Fighter was total k. fehb he recalled in a nineteen sixty nine associated press interview about a chance encounter with professional wrestler gorgeous george in nineteen sixty one in las vegas. He said quote. I got it from seeing gorgeous. George russell in las vegas. I saw his aides spraying deodorant and opponents corner to contain the smell. I also saw thirteen thousand full seats. I talked with gorgeous for about five minutes after the match and started being a big mouth and a brighter. He told me people would come to see me. Get beat others would come to see me. When i'd get coming and going and quote alley began creating poems about how pretty was and how ugly. His opponents were his interviews with sportscasters. Like howard cosell. Legendary gorgeous georgia's prediction was absolutely true. Love him or hate him. You couldn't ignore. mohammed. Ali
"sportscaster" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son
"You know he is family him and his wife jefferson. There little baby like so. It's not as easy as going well. Hey thanks thanks for everything. No this guy helped be a part of changing the dynamic so every time you sit there and say man i gotta deal that i just. I don't know like can. He's almost like a son and so i don't envy up position as they gotta be in with a lot of those guys but at the same time we see the economics of the game. They're changing they change. This past cured might change again next year so he might be payroll. He might be keeping it the same. I don't know maneuvering around. But he's proven throughout his career that he's capable of making any deal. That makes this team better. I don't see that changing anytime soon. And you're still close enough to guys on that roster. Is that something that the players actually talk about. Is that something. That's kind of you know when no one's around they're sitting around. Did they talk about the possibility of guys leaving. Yeah i think this year they really talked about it. Just because as you get closer to that last year arbitration or guys getting free agency. You start to see the possibility of that happening. So i think they really did. And it was evident throughout your. They played really hard for each other. And then they just down the stretch it was. It was hard to maintain. And we're able to be you know the marlins and three injuries which you know. I'm not a huge fan. 'cause anybody can win a best of three at any point during the season going against the best pitcher so i think they really did have those conversations we you know. It's been an incredible run for those guys for john lester to not have the ability to have swan song and get the tip of the cats the fans throughout the season and say thank you to chicago you know the way he wanted to other than buying forty seven thousand dollars where the beer i just wanna say. I completely agree about not liking the three game series. I think full chicago teams got absolutely ripped off of a deep playoff run now with that being said how do you think that the pandemic is going to impact the cubs mode of operation. This offseason do think that because we've seen in the previous years of the cubs because they spent so much money on these guys and they need to save the money to lock up guys that are arbitration-eligible and that are going to be due for an extension. Do you think that the that the pandemic skin affect that even more and make them their pockets. Even do you think that we're gonna see like a completely different way of going about business. This offseason from.
"sportscaster" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son
"Hey jason have you checked out off the mound marquee sports network yet. So i did when you told me that we were going to have ryan dempster on the show. 'cause obviously i am a white sox fan so have not found myself on marquis yet but From what i saw it seems like sort of like a sports spin off on a late night. Talk show which. I absolutely love. And i wish that the white sox were to have some sort of equivalent to that to be completely honest. The cubs are lucky because they have ryan dempster and who knew that he wanted to be the next johnny carson. But this is late night. Sports talk you know there was late night. Sports talk when i was growing up in it was on the radio and it was like less grab sting. So we're not talking that kind of late night. Sports talk here. We're talking more of a jimmy. Kimmel jimmy fallon sports guests kind of way. And guess what ryan dempster is joining us. Now on the podcast. Hi ryan how are you. I'm great. i'm doing really really well. Thanks so much for having the only my god. Let's start with. I had no idea that you were a johnny carson fan. I used to have every single one of his episodes and beck on vhs when they would sell them. In the whole i grew up. I loved johnny carson. Yeah i was lucky you know i had I parents you were Who were a little bit lenient. When it came to tv comedy so long as it was something light and funny i was allowed to watch it and my dad would always you know kinda let me late night on the you know the friday night or something and occasionally on a thursday night on the couch and watch johnny carson with them. I just i just loved it. I just he. He was funny and entertaining the guests that he had on there. And just just come. Robbery with ed mcmahon and you know just just all of it and i just couldn't wait you know we. We lived in a world back then. We didn't know what was coming next. We didn't know we just waited in anticipation that would have fun. So i always end up waiting hoping. Burt reynolds coming on so Yeah definitely passion my comedy and laughing with of mind and And glad i'm getting an opportunity to do some of this stuff. Yeah i love that. You're mixing it up. Like i said a jimmy fallon jimmy kimmel kind of way where you have comedy involved and there's sometimes little skits type of things like that. How tell me how you really kind of went after the com- angle after your baseball career did i see that you start. You went to do improv and stuff like that. You actually trained..
"sportscaster" Discussed on The Sportscaster and Her Son
"And i think we could go on forever with dan evans to talk about qiming. He has daughters jason and he he gets it he gets exactly how monumental this is an super cool to hear some of the personal stories to okay. Here we go jason You have predictions are tradition and the draft is coming up on wednesday. I'm going to say the bulls are either gonna take ball or trade up data. I think that there's only one generational talent in this drafting still no-balls need a playmaker of the both need to actually win and drop in the first time in forever. So i think the bulls are gonna get lamelo ball somehow someway with artur services a new general manager or vice president best operations. That is taking the bulls. Ready to make a splash. And i'm gonna just throw in a little caveat there that we are taping this on monday. The day that kim ing was introduced by the miami marlins so few days before the draft. And if you're listening to this episode after the draft go ahead okay Then my second prediction. We are off the heels of notre dame pulling off an incredible upset against clinton A little over a week ago. So i'm going to say that both notre dame and cleanse make the cows football playoff. I think the fighting irish went out up until the championship club. Trevor lawrence back trevor lawrence and the tiger. You're gonna wind up dan but it won't matter. Both teams will make the playoffs. It'll be great a lot of fun By final prediction is today. Like you said it's monday The ncaa out today that the ncaa tournament will be held in these same city. All every single round will be held in indianapolis where it's likely i'm just gonna say right now. I don't think that we make it all the way to january Three of any error. Allot of preachy. A lot of free concerts play tournaments already been scratched due to covid so. I think that there's some sort of issue whether the nc double. I takes a two week break or they scratch a lot more. Non conference tournaments I just think that we're in for a really rough and into the college basketball she. That's production rough beginning to college basketball season. I hope that everything just because we got out of the tournament thought I just don't think she's hey. By the way you sound so much better. And i want to let our listeners know when we were recording one of our earlier episodes You were really under the weather and we didn't talk about it on the air but we were concerned But you were not Covert positive. So i was not. Yeah i think had. Which certainly isn't pleasant but i always go negative been sanitizing. Wash my hands wearing a mask. That's why i was kinda caught off guard by the fact that i was sick is You can never take too many precautions but at the same time. I think it just goes to show that everyone needs to be a little extra careful because you can be like me and wipe out seemingly every single risk and you come down like on my desk bad for day so This everybody keeps getting careful. I'm lucky that i think Kovin gonna continue to take cautions and ruined sir. Okay let me give my final thoughts because this is a big show topic for me. So i'm just been balancing since the news this week. All it takes is one. One woman. One woman doctor, one woman dentist, one woman police officer, one woman vice president, one woman baseball executive, one woman sportscaster . That's all it took for me 40 years ago to know that that's what I wanted to be a sports caster. Not a female sportscaster. Like Dan Evans was saying, just a sports caster. All I needed was to see Gayle Gardner doing it on Espn to know that I had something in my future. That I would love to do. And now Kim Ng, Kamala Harris and so many other women in everyday careers who don't get the notice right now. All of you will have an opportunity to influence girls everywhere because all it takes is one. One person to stand up against the norm one person to go against the practices. Just because it's always been that way one person to be strong enough to force change when people ask why it took Kim Ng so long to get a general manager job in baseball when she has been qualified for 20 years. It's because all it took was one team owner or president to force the change that can be set in any arena where women don't get the board positions, the jobs, the rights as their male counterparts. Don't wait for the next generation to do it because you think well they'll take care of it. It'll be a natural fit it's inevitable. Many of us waited decades for the inevitable and it really didn't come. Remember in 1923 the equal rights amendment was first introduced and it took nearly 50 years, 1972 before it was actually passed. That's an entire generation of women, a lifetime, and another nearly 50 years before a woman vice president, a woman general manager in baseball. Seriously. See what I'm saying. It's been almost one hundred years since we started talking about equal Change rights. is not inevitable. It can take that long if you let it. Don't just go with the consensus, as Martin. Luther King said you can mold that consensus. Don't take the safe way out, do the right thing and be the one who stands up and forces that change now. You could do it for your daughter your granddaughter. Your wife your sister. Don't wait for someone else because tomorrow does not promise anything. And with that being said jason our thanks go to dan evans. You can follow him on. Twitter at dan evans one zero eight. He's also unlinked in and check out his evans baseball consulting group as well radio network found an apple. Podcasts google podcasts. Every who listen as long as you and don't forget you can find the podcast website yet. Sportscaster and her son dot com. We're also on facebook. Twitter youtube pinterest as well. And if you want to help empower young girls to become strong leaders through sports health and leadership programs please check out girls in the game dot or were you can make a difference. Thank you all for listening. I will be closed week. I'm very excited about that. The big night. There's vikings primetime swing
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"I'll tell you what Olin is really becoming a very good analyst. He's got great eyes on the game great personality that it's always a joy to talk to him. Let's see Jason time for your predictions. What are you got? All right Peggy. I just I don't know when I'll be free agency is going to start but I will say that the White Sox are designed Trevor Bauer's are going to break the bank first hundred million dollar cost deal in team history to me often and not just come inside my second prediction that they are not going to hire Tony larussa. I don't know where that came from the hiring a 76 year old to manage. One of the youngest teams in baseball just sounds really counterintuitive me. My third prediction is that the bowls when the NBA draft comes I believe there's a few weeks to three weeks. They're going to draft lamelo ball. So lots of exciting name can be coming to Chicago. No, lots of lots of turnover between the Blackhawks and bowls and the White Sox. It'll be very interesting winter. You can know we're really not going to see Chicago Sports except for the Bears over the winter months. I loved it. Hey, it seems like it's been forever since we all faced the first shutdowns of our cities due to the coronavirus Pandora if you have your second not looking too beautiful, Austin, Texas, and we don't have to worry about a thing. Oh, come on. What here's my final thoughts that was back in March for all of us and Jason you sound like a whole different person you were down in the dumps. You were depressed that there was no Sports. No college basketball tournament. All the games were put on hold opening day for baseball was ruined everything now. It's seven months later and not facing what they are calling the second wave here in the Midwest and just like the squirrels and all the other animals. We too are starting to hunker down for a Long Winter. It's not going to be easy because Have to tell you something. I had a great summer. Honestly, I cannot remember the last time I truly truly enjoyed being outside whenever I could I played a ton of money. Yes. I played a ton of golf. I played a ton of golf had the best year of my life. I was down to a what was I down to a 13 handicap which was way too low for me, but let me let me just interject. Really. I remember three four times a week over the summer coming down stairs like 11:30 being like, where's where I thought it was listen. We were we were given the opportunity to be outdoors and some fashion playing golf being on an outdoor patio eating at a restaurant that had outdoor seating. It's one thing that the pandemic has done and it's made all of us grateful for what we do have. I truly appreciate the restaurant industry workers who are still hanging on by a thread. Our businesses but became really creative and worked tirelessly to give us all a place to be friends and to be social to the golf courses that changed how they did business again. I could enjoy things outside. I don't know what the next few months are going to bring but it feels an awful lot like it did a few months ago a bit helpless until as Mike Ditka said after he was fired in nineteen, ninety three this too shall pass. Hang in there everybody and we will hang with deal. Our thanks again to Olin kreutz former Chicago Bear Now Heard on wscr Radio 670 The Score and NBC Sports Chicago Bears coverage. You can follow them on Twitter at Olan underscore kreutz Jason and and, you know about my have great news. We are now at level of the bar room network from the Chicago pro football podcast from where I am listed as well as the bar Network on YouTube. And also, please do not forget that you can find the podcast. Let's play a sports caster and her son. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Hey, thank you all for listening a reminder. If you love this show. Please leave us a review go to rate this podcast. Com slash sportscaster and follow the simple instructions. Thank you. Everyone. Stay safe. Goodbye. The sportscaster and her son is brought to you by Electric Flex a global leader in electrical conduit for over sixty years electrically connecting our world and by foot first Podiatry, it's time to get your bunion off with foot first Podiatry, exclusive sklar bunionectomy. No visual scars. No cast. No crutches. No kidding visit foot first..
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"Not going to break two or three tackles and go to the house. So the birth Are missing that kind of player. I'd like to see them improve their with their running game and their offensive line working together. Cuz look at here's the here's the honest truth about the Bears to be honest with you. I'm an expert on it. There's not a lot of talent there and they have to they have to get in a room somewhere and they have to admit that to themselves. So when you don't have to have a lot of talent you you have to be all in by that I mean, you have to contract your details, you have to give maximum effort on every play. You have to be better than the sum of your cock. So when you asked me where they have to approve by position-wise, what they have to do is they have to improve all eleven guys have to be a well-oiled machine artists authors really doesn't have a chance so they have to go in every time thinking this is a gang fight. It's also 11:00 working together to pull this boat on a field do everything right. For example. You cannot on 34 come across the middle and a crossroad like Miller did and then run backwards you can do that. Okay, the offensive line has to be able to recognize run flip pick em up and give their running back or Kris and only way you pick a run place up is you all work together really really? Well. What do you think it's going to take because clearly no matter how many times you win like, you said earlier like all the matters at the end of the day just wait in the Bears have done that so far with the exception of the game against the against the cold. So what do you think of Acres have to do other than judge when to finally make the fans happy because although I'm not in Chicago from what my mom and some of my friends and saying it seems like people still can't like can't just be a happy with a good start off. Well, yeah, that's just a Bears fan, right? I paid her for thirteen years and I you know, you understand that and sometimes these new guys coming from out of town like a big bows and they can understand it. But yep. Is this the way it is right in when they're going to you know, what the what the Chicago fans want to see obviously is an offense that puts up 24 to 30 points a game. Like everybody else is in the back and then if he has dominated like they have them but my guess is you're only going to get that if you get a bunch of turnovers in a bowl starts popping out, but the problem is that happened last week and the Bergen it still didn't look really good. So if you're waiting for the offense to look really good looking play some really bad defenses and still haven't put the bone in don't still have it moved the ball consistently on the field. So I think we're pretty much looking at identity wise of what this team is for the rest of the season. I love the Spurs defense. I think everybody loves us. Friends there is I don't know what you can complain about with this Bears defense. They've only given up eight touchdowns and 19 points a game. I mean, that's nine touchdowns 18 field goals. This is them Numbers are amazing. And I almost look at it. Like the first couple of games. They felt like they were in preseason mode. They they were kind of getting into shape especially Robert Quinn, but now between Quincy and Hakeem Hicks and Khalil Mack the pressure that they're getting up front allowing the guys in the back to make the plays and they're making the plays. This is like old bear football that everybody loves but I want to ask you cuz I know we only have a minute or two left. I want to ask you this Olan the penalties. I have a different. I have kind of a boxing mentality when it comes to penalties like yes, they can be stupid. And yes, the Bears are like tied for last or tied for the top with the most penalties. Whatever in the NFL they can be stupid too many men in the Huddle stupid stupid stupid. We know that Nagy isn't trying to you know, pull something over in a Bill Belichick kind of weigh. Those are just stupid penalties on defense. Well, this is how I feel like late hits roughing-the-passer. Unnecessary roughness, I know we're trying to protect the safety of the players, you know Olin sometimes those are wake-up calls that you kind of need to put in the head of an offensive player that holyshit. These guys can hit and and almost to the point where they're going to start hearing footsteps. And and it doesn't bother me as much what's happening with Kyle Fuller off. The only thing you don't want to happen is for the refs to start labeling you as one of those guys and now they start looking for it, right? But but the good thing is if the refs break down film like Thursday, we know they do they'll see that that he's not being dirt. He's actually trying to hit them with perfect fundamentals which his shoulder you guys head out of there. So hopefully the Reps Thursday that they're making a mistake and you're you're totally correct about this defense man. They are fun to watch their defensive line. You know, we all know the names Khalil Mack Hakeem Nicks and Robert Quinn, but this Mario game Words, I watch the game with the Panthers. He beat the left guard three times in a row. So they're going to win if guys like Mario Edwards are Roy robertson-harris are Brett Urban are going to win there was a guy on match up. This deal is going to be unstoppable pay going to be honest with you. So yes, you wanted to defense plan on the edge a little bit and honestly, I'd like to see a personal fall from an offensive lineman eventually at this month. They get that kind of mentality to where they're hustling down the field cleaning off the pile of giving Max effort. I definitely I am not worried about Kyle Fuller actually. I mean, he's got a very high level he's very he's smart you take advantage of he knows how good that decrease the line is. So he takes calculated chances on this shooting on Route, you know that the receiver and have a lot of time to run double move. So he took his own he knows the balls got to come out and then he just hunts the guys crossing over the middle and push very good hits on them. You know, you could say he was there a little early in that. You know the one yep. Action picked it off and went to the end zone but you could also argue that that doesn't get called very often in the NFL. So I'm hoping this a little bit of a bad luck there on the calls from the referees because they could have gone either way but this defense I don't think you worry about it. I think they just keep playing exactly the way they've been played and a guy that that needs to be mentioned besides Jalen Johnson. We played really well for a rookie. It's tashaun gipson the added him to the secondary with Eddie Jackson and those two guys wouldn't be surprised if the secondary expert guys suck at bowling or these guys who work for ESPN. I wouldn't be surprised if they say that Gibson and Jackson or the best safety combination in the league by the end of the year. Wow. Hey, I think you're right to I think they're missing a Kyle long little scruff, you know that kind of that fire on the offensive line of times. All right, we're just about out of time, but I just have one comment to say and log All in the Bears signed Manti Te'o this past week and I just gotta say that fifteen years ago you and your teammates would have had a field day and in the locker room with a man title. That's all I'm going to say. You know, I would.
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"Everybody. Welcome into the sportscaster and her son were Sports Bridges the gap between the generations. I'm yep Peggy kusinski 12 time Emmy award-winning sportscaster at NBC Chicago for Seventeen years. I'm the baby boomer. I'm Jason and I am dead. Now I can't even say that Jason. I don't always get along because the fact of the matter is that for the first time in his lifetime 18 years. Jason is living away from home at college. So we really can't fight at all. Yes. We do still share a mutual love of sports. And Jason is super lucky because you get to watch college football games. How is school going Jason? Who's going really really? Well. I've never really good time down here. I've met some good people. I've gotten all my schoolwork done when football games have an experience winning football, but the weather's great food. Great. People are great not really too much to complain about. I love it. What's it like going to live football games? Cuz we we here in Chicago have no idea what that's like, it's really really nice. It is really really nice. It's something that I feel like they all took for granted back before covet. When you run out something for a couple of months something that you really care about if it's the joy when it comes back so then do a few football games that you've been a really good time again hadn't really win to one too many of them. But regardless, I can't complain of happy to support the back in this episode the Bears. They're five and won three games shy of the Midway point of the season and yet Jason, I don't know if you can figure this out in Austin, Texas, but here in Chicago fans are not happy. It's the typical Chicago Bears fan that is not happy with the five. One record. It's perplexing. The offense isn't great. The defense is great yet. They are finding ways to win people in Chicago are not happy. Does that surprise, you know God no that does not surprise me in the slightest. Yep. Pause me know but I will say that the people from Chicago that I know here everybody's married. I didn't know if my buddies who were going to school across the country that a big Bears fans are even more excited. So I think that what you leave Chicago may experience of losing first and it's a lot easier to let the team. Yeah, it's been the typical you're you're not happy with the success and even Matt Nagy last week after their win over Carolina and Nick Foles felt the same way they were like, listen, we know it was winning ugly. But she is at least let us celebrate that were five and one. Yeah, I don't even think of the Carolina win was winning ugly. That was a game like where they thoroughly LED from like kick off to kneel down and that was the first win where it's a matter of fact, I think that we should all it for full quarter from the Bears and the Buccaneers win. Absolutely. Nobody should have been complaining about the Falcons win. I don't see how you complain when you come back from down twenty. I could see now the line when was dead Was really messy and the Giants win, but the last three wins and the last four games has all been born depressive as they went along. Like I said, the Buccaneers win this more impressive themselves when Panthers win was more demanding than the Box went and now playing the lands on Monday Night Football at home is six point underdogs. This is the biggest test of the season and if the Bears can win this one that I think.
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"Everybody and welcome to the sportscaster and her son were Sports Bridges the gap between the generations off. I'm your host Peggy kusinski 12 time. Emmy Award winning a sportscaster at NBC Chicago for Seventeen years, and I am the baby boomer. My son. Jason is not with us for this episode. He has a very busy week of classes in his freshman year at UT Austin, but you can check out Jason's work for the windy city. Com and go Joe Bruin off the ultimate site for UCLA Bruins football Jason and I are two generations apart, but we both share a love of sports often times. I get to talk about the athletes. I covered while Jason long as all over today's Young athletes in this episode I get to remember one of the football grapes Chicago Bears Hall of Famer Gale Sayers. He passed away in September of 2020 at the age of 77 from dementia. Now for my generation. I did not get to see him play. We were of the Walter Payton generation. He was typically who your fathers and uncles and grandfathers would talk about while we watched Bears games. He was their favorite running back Sayers was inducted into birth. Football Hall of Fame at the age of thirty-four the youngest player ever inducted his career was cut short due to injury a torn ACL and MCL and yet he still rushed for over a thousand yards this season after his injury yet. His career was over at the age of twenty-six Sayers was a sight to be seen the Great Hall of Fame linebacker. Did Butkus was drafted back-to-back with Sayers in nineteen sixty five the two of them taken with the third and fourth overall picks bucket said he never came up against a running back like Sayers in his career including O J Simpson adding. No one could touch this guy NFL commissioner Rodger. Goodell said Sayers was one of the game's most exciting players electrifying and Elusive and Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey spoke of stairs rare combination of speed as the game's most electrifying Runner dangerous. Kick returner. Yep. Well as his relationship with teammate Brian Piccolo, which many of you know from the movie Brian's Song McCaskey said it's so well, the movie is messaged fifty years later that Brotherhood and love need not be defined by skin color Gale Sayers was a sight to be seen five-time All-Pro averaging five yards per carry for his career choice. He led the league in rushing 4956 total yards one scoring six touchdowns in a game 39 touchdowns primarily all over the first five seasons because they played so sparingly in seventy and seventy-one. It was a joy to watch the films of Gale Sayers. It was like poetry in motion. So many people would say and it truly has been wonderful to hear so many people reflect on one of the game's greatest running back. And return men in the history of pro football. Well, you can't talk about Gale Sayers without obviously talking about the movie that has made more men cry than any other and that is Brian song. But what you need to know about the movie is before there was a movie there was a book and it was called Brian Piccolo a short season written by an amazing woman who was a Trailblazer in Chicago and accomplished journalist and author first female sportscaster in the city of Chicago for television. This is folks were talking about this is back in the seventies right home and she was the first woman to report from the live from the Superbowl. She wrote the book Brian Piccolo a short season. She is Jeannie Morris, and this is the book in which Brian Crain song is based off of ingenious. So kind to join us right now on the podcast Genie welcome and thank you for taking the time to join me. Well, thank you Peggy. It's good to talk to you again. I woke. Talk to you for a while. I know I love it. You know people should know Jeanne as a mentor to me because I'm by many people think that I'm a Trailblazer in Chicago and I always correct them know Jeannie Morris is the true Trailblazer. So and much more accomplished Genie. Let's let's go back to the sixties and the seventies the the Chicago Bears back. Then you had an intimate knowledge of the team you worked closely with them because your husband at the time Johnny Morris was a player for the Bears. How did you come to get to know? Let's say nay Sayers. Well, you know the football that the the subculture of professional football which you're pretty familiar with I gained a kind of birth Viewpoint of what it was like as a wife of a player for ten years before I ever started writing about it or went into television and off. It still fascinates me and it did Then and Gail of course was drafted. Not sure I think Johnny Played with Gail maybe one year off and their their their careers crossed over not very long, but Gail, but when I started doing television and we started rioting, I spent more time getting to know the players and so I would meet every new rookie one way or the other and Gail was of course with chronic Kansas Comet a lot of attention and I would I remember trying to interview him and really wasn't real good talker. And so I got acquainted with his wife who was each of a gal and I remember doing a story where I had to work around it was a workaround or a limited most of the talking and gals in most of the running so it worked out real. Well, you know, you could do that with TV you substitute the visuals 4 a.m. Sometimes right, right, right. So what what was your impression of him was he was he quiet was here. He was a very quiet guy right off a quiet. Yes, and and as all players are and you probably worked with them enough to know kind of insecure about his work even though he's brilliant.
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"Okay Jason Time for your prediction. Predictions I wanted to say there was such an easy prediction I missed and it came true today. So. Today, the Miami Marlins had fourteen players and staff has positive. That was so predictable that was so predictable and I'm so upset the major league baseball just I I don't know if they assumed it wouldn't happen I. Don't know if they thought that by the will of God, they'd be able to have a sixty game season and. This is so predictable and so foreseeable and I'm so upset that I didn't predict this because now. What happened And it's just it's ridiculous I. Don't I. Do not have enough words to describe how annoying it is from a fan standpoint to see the NBA. Can can procure this bubble. The NHL can pure bubble but the MLB players association was so damn against a bubble, and now we are three games into a season and one team is going to have to feel a team tomorrow of all guys who have not played a major league baseball game before and half of their staff who have not coached in Major League Baseball Games before and Major League baseball shot themselves in the foot, the shot and selves in the foot. So. Anyway, my three prediction. I'm going to say that the NBA finishes season easily. It's been so far so good in the bubble there was the incident with Lou Williams leaving an ongoing to magic city, which has become a big joke on twitter, but it's really not funny. It's really not funny because if he sneaks back into the bubble and doesn't tell anyone that happened, you're putting lives at risk so I'm going to say that. Mba caught that early enough it's not gonNA happen again. NBA going to start and finish. The season will be a lot of fun. Okay. My second prediction, I'm going to say that. I'm going to back up on my prediction last episode and say that there will be a college football season bought it'll be abbreviated and not everyone's going to play. I. Think that. Some conferences you're going to play some won't. Some teams are going to cut the season short. It won't be an authentic college football season, but we'll still see guys out in the field hitting each other and cutting catching passes. So that excites everybody and then finally, I'm going to say this is a non sports action I'm going to say that. The majority of us that are going away to school are back home by Columbus Day. I do not just the more I think about it. The less doable I think that school is because you're bringing in my case. Thousands of people forty, five, thousand people into one area, and you can test them. All you want be you're not going to be able to control what people do when they are not obligated to be in class at that time, people are going to leave the cities or the college towns people are going to go home. People are going to do things that put their wellbeing and therefore the wellbeing of their. Roommates and people living in their dorms and people that go to the school people at the shop they go to the restaurants everything putting everybody's lives and wellbeing at risk I. Just don't think it's doable their way too many moving parts, and if you're having a hard time getting professional athletes to listen, you're going to have a really hard time getting college students to listen. So that's my prediction. It sucks. It's. But. I'm just going to be straight up and be realistic I really. Hope. I'm wrong on this one I really hope I'm wrong on this one. I just don't think it's possible. Well. I don't even know what to say that just gave me a that's a bummer I I hate the idea of you coming home. Ready to get me out of here. Here's my final thoughts. You know I told you this before I grew up watching the blackhawks on little black and white TV that was in our kitchen. Our family kitchen on Odell Avenue northwest side of Chicago I. Remember specifically Saturday Night Games. I'm not sure why I remember that but. I think they were on Wgn TV and you would wait to see bobby hull and Stan Mikita. Walking up the steps that were from the lower bowels of the old Chicago, stadium where their locker room was up to the Ice Tonio would already be out there in net for warm-ups There was so much drama to it with the music the Blackhawks Song playing in everything I didn't understand the game but I loved the speed of the fast pace. It was the middle of winter in Chicago and it gave you something to cheer for. Then hockey kind of just went away like we were talking about for so many in Chicago it became so irrelevant. Until Nineteen ninety-two Chellios in JR Jeremy Roenick. It became a personality driven again with a really good team. They helped sell the game of hockey again but eighteen years than of mediocrity again and hurt the franchise and they came back they rose up from like a Phoenix from the ashes thanks to tapes in Kane and embarrassed Patrick Sharp. Campbell Buffalo and once again, we were all watching the games with the family and that's what sports is supposed to do. Give you memories gives you something to cheer for take you away from whatever else is going on in your. Life, it's your escaped, and that family time has been so precious to all of us growing up because you get to watch your kids become a fan as well, and so with sports returning in at least them trying to return during Cova, my hope is that it is here to stay. My hope is that it brings families together again gives them things to talk about gives Jason is something to talk about on the phone when he's away at college and. Makes some new fans of maybe some new teams and maybe a new sport as well. So thank you to the Chicago Blackhawks because that's what you did for us as a family, and now you can get back to winning. Thank you to the Chicago. Blackhawks. Brian. Campbell you can find him on twitter at B Campbell underscore fifty-one. Also I'm Blackhawks TV and Colin Frazier as well. Also working as a Western emitter scout for the Blackhawks. Thank you so much for helping us. Look back on the greatest season ever you all for listening. Check us out and apple podcast google sound spotify tune in and wherever you listen to reminder. Love this show please leave me serve you go to this podcast dot com slash sportscaster and. Follow the simple instructions and don't forget to tune into the Blackhawks qualifier with the Stanley Cup against Edmonton beginning August first two o'clock on NBC five in Chicago. WGN radio will carry all of the Games game to is on August third game three on August fifth and game four and five if needed on the seventh and the eighth NBC's Fort, Chicago Wgn radio will carry games two and three, and the rest will be determined. Go Blackhawks and thank you for joining us everyone girl hawks. Thank you. The sports and her son is brought to you by Elektra flex a global leader in electrical conduit for over sixty years makers of liquid tight flexible conduit electrically connecting our world. And Throws.
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"Kind of authenticates with at least one you're watching the game in the views of the pitcher throwing. To the to the batter, it kind of authenticates it because you don't just hear that noise in the background, so then the only times really that you'll notice the no fans when there's a fly ball in play foul, ball. It won't be hard to notice, but at least more casually, it'll make it a little bit more often, and who's the team? which team is the one that came up with the cutouts in the? Adult. Korean Baseball League started doing that, and then the San Francisco giants the first MLB team to do at the white sox doing for the first homestand. Actually the cuts already sold out so Cut outs of like season ticket holders just to fans. You could purchase it. I believe it was for seventy five dollars for the first. Sold out almost immediately so That's pretty funny I. Like that okay, so that's baseball NBA. Where do we stand with the NBA NBA is my favorite re. Start the top twenty two teams in the League so nine Eastern Conference Teams Thirteen Western Conference teams reported to Disneyworld Orlando They staggered it to where the bottom eight teams came first and the next day, and then the top eight, and they're all staying the. Same Hotel, the middle later staying. In the. Same Hotel all the players coaches staff had to quarantine for the first forty eight hours, and then they can go out and one of the best thing so far has been seeing on twitter tracking the NBA life because there's been a lot of complaining about the Food A. Lot of people saying that these players are privileged privileged. They shouldn't complain about the food. Hotel one of the most popular thing so far has been players have been fishing lot golfing. I remember. I saw a video of Donna's hassle on the heat ordered like a million Amazon packages. Patrick Beverley ordered like some really expensive wine and like a wind kit, so it's been so funny. It's so much fun to track. So the NBA they will start on the thirtieth I believe. Major League Baseball starts on the twenty third with every other team starting on the twenty fourth. So that's where the first Tuesday okay, so the NBA is more of a contact sport. Does it concern you that the risk is higher? It would seem in the NBA for player to player contact to. Transmit the disease, so that's why the bubble for the NBA was mandatory, because if you can have every single player at one point or another test negative, if you can get the negative test rate all the way down to zero percent by the time the game star, then.
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"Had a good time. After more Downing Oprah Yup. or I totally loved the series on ESPN on. The Michael Jordan that Chicago Bulls Velasco's aunt. Is. You know when I was in. You're working at am one thousand. We with the radio home for the Chicago Bulls, so you had the lineup of Brand Myers Steve Dog. Gerry and me and you and And the Chicago Bulls you know. It was think of how close we were Phil. Jackson would call brand mayor the morning. You know or you'd have Johnny Red, Kerr. He was like a dad to me. and you watch Michael Jordan grow up, and then I started to impersonate Bill Cartwright then. The SUPPO- used to listen Scottie Pippen and Jordan and those guys would listen 'cause i. you know talk like though correct. What I saw, don't talk. The Last Day at? The Gym, shorts. restricted. Hawkeye are spent a win by fifty cents. Now. Because it's. Not. Shop. Jim Shorts who dedicated? For Eleven, I'm a physical educator at Outta here. I bet you got a camera in there. Okay, not Moving. All GonNa get on. Gym Shorts loved when all of a sudden these people are tournament. Like snakes gym shorts, friend of Chicago sports elite. How pep talk. I talk to Scottie. Bochum Yard, Okay Hang. High Crashes Jimmy Up Control to pay any messages for me today for Scotty. Call earlier, Scotty hold. Attack I pray she at Cross. Say A not. Cool no discuss yours. Good time. Answering, they say was that stuff that that was real like when that happened that that was real I was like. Some of it was some of it was theater of the mind when we would all just kind of be on the same page and and on the same joke. But it was great it was there was nothing like radio back then in the nineties. Yeah it. The Best Surely Cog oh. Yeah you had mentioned. This is before you met your husband I'm you know I'm I'm a young guy married and we have traveled. He's little. Teague is just born and we would all. We're doing the morning. Show peg and we would be out. Until late you've come in. You're still drunk and you're slap happy. And those with some of the fun, the best times because we were so slap happy from being tired and it was just a nonstop. Party it was crazy. I did seal TV I would do the ten o'clock news. Meet my friends out on Rush Street afterwards so midnight I'd be on rush. Street and then I had to be back in studio with you had five am. I I would ride. My bike to work does good. Oh on riding a bike drunk with some. Some Bruno Mornings. Like peg I. Mean here. You Know I. Mean Your Your Legacy and sports and this year. It's all been unplugged. Do. You think we'll have I don't even know why baseball's even going to start. Why not just start it up next year? Basketball football's got a chance, could you do you think was the any sports? Yeah, I do I think by the end of the summer we will baseball. We believe there's an agreement in place. So by the end of July. They should be starting a sixty game season. Will be easier for them to play all their games at wide world of sports, the ESPN complex and. ORLANDO. Hockey hockey. Worry about because that's one of those sports that could least afford to lose any momentum of fans in a season, so they can't. They can't play I just think that it might be interesting with such a short season for hockey. It may end up being the best thing for them because everybody will be watching everything once it starts because everyone will have missed so much sports that might almost be like an NC double A. Tournament with hockey that everyone just gets into it because it's like a round robin one big tournament. A. Football will be interesting to see what happens in the fall right now, so many guys in training camps. The college training camps are are getting sick again or testing positive, so I'm just not sure how you can actually play. You can't play football social distancing. I'm not an idiot, but you first of all. It's one of the sports in which you're. You're dripping with sweat. You spit into the guy across the line from you into his. Is You know? You're you're on these piles these after a tackle? Exchanging you know you have a lot of your. Your body fluids our I. Just don't know with football how safe it's going to be! But I'm I'm interested to see it to be honest with you. I'm interested to see each of the sports because as fun as it's been to hang with your family and to kind of get back to maybe slowing down a bit i. I'm back to wanting to cheer for something and root for something so yeah I think we're going to see sports, but you never until the end of the summer I think. So, how will the Chicago bears do? Wish you say forget the virus. You know there's the schedule. How are they? GonNa! Do I well since I'm more of a fan now I like the team that they are building I like the competition that they have brought in at quarterback with Nick foles. If that will spark Mitch Trubisky The defense is. Happen! 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Oh, my gosh, the outside of the Games and practices there would be nonstop non-stop stories. It'd be now you put if you're in Vegas. Would you put money for? How would you? Where would you put money? WHERE NEWLY UP TAMPA BAY? I don't..
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"From seventy eight to eighty two went to the Utah Jazz retiring in two thousand eleven, he was the original, and I am just so happy and honored to say that his daughter Kathy. Sloan would is joining us here on the podcast. Kathy. Thank you so much for joining us in our condolences. Go out to you and your family I know this can't be easy for you. What's the last week been like for you since Losing Your Dad? well, thanks for having me Peggy I appreciate it, You know it's been on. It's been a difficult week for us, but. To be honest with you, he had you know suffered from these diseases for five plus years and the last year being extremely difficult. For Him his wife Tammy, and and all of us and so I think you know selfishly were. We're glad he's at peace and it's all over you know we. We lost a hockey hall of Famer Stan Makita. Lewy body dementia, and it's It's not a very fair disease. It's very difficult especially on family, isn't it? made it a lot more difficult. especially with the covert virus and US, not being able to go see him. I was actually scheduled to go for visit. I live in Indianapolis and to fly out there in March thirteenth, and this was literally like a week before they. It was a whole country down, and we're not letting anybody including his wife go into the facility where he was. That's been extremely difficult. You know not knowing what his day to day. Life is without anybody and you know. We felt for everybody in there all those people in there that could not you know have their loved ones around them while they're going through. This was absolutely or sheeting. So, we in Chicago remember your. Dad Jury Sloan as a tenacious defender, just a scrappy tenacious basketball player. What do you remember him as? Pretty much that. Yeah. I, mean you know I You know growing up and North Korea. you know we would go to all of the time games and I had no interest in it primarily, because most of the time that that he was playing, the whole arena would stand up and you know that everybody's stood up that he was in a fight with somebody, and it may actually sector I, Don I. You know I was like nine ten. You know all those years and you just didn't want to see. You're getting punched or him punching someone else and everybody's screaming, and so it was, it was Kinda rough until I actually started playing myself. you know starting in high school, so yeah, it was. It was rough watching that. Sure you watch the last dance documentary. If so, what were you takeaways? And especially? What are you remember from the two series against the jazz? Yeah we did watch the whole thing It was very well done I. Thought Sort of painful watching it over again. Yeah, but your dad. You had the line of of the episode asking Oh. Was that with the score? Ever. If people that don't know him and his weird humor really thought that he looks like a done tonight I'm like no, you don't understand his humor. That's totally him and Yeah, so that was Kinda cool, but yeah, watching it over the second time was justice, painful and yeah I really didn't WanNa. See it again. So your your boys watched it right..
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"Okay so my closing thought since we are talking about all women I would like to thank all of those who have supported my women's organization girls in the game in Chicago. I sit on the board of directors for this wonderful group. They empower young girls through after school programs. One day program summer camp teen programs and so much more. They focus on sports health and leadership to teach girls the skills that they need to be strong women in the future and this year girls in the game celebrated their twenty fifth anniversary. Having served fifty thousand girls I was the CO chair for the anniversary gala held in Chicago. It was an incredible night record. Fundraising and now girls in the game can continue their mission of serving more girls. Here's a few messages that I got from my friends in sports. Two girls in the game. I everyone chemical WAYNESVILLE field here. I just want to say congratulations to girls in the game on incredible twenty five years while I cannot imagine my life without sports. He of Sports of able to meet some of my best friends travel. The world compete to the Games. Go to college and so much more. So thank you girls in the game for continuing to inspire girls to try sports every single day. Robin Roberts coming to you for my dressing room at Good Morning America. Just want to say -gratulations curls in the game hasn't been twenty five years. I can't believe that I am of crowd. Province of title nine of loops. Grownups some tennis bowling champion twelve years old and Mississippi. All the things I learned enjoy loved about things sports at St to the to this so i WanNa say where did it go? Keep Golden Girls in the game. High One this basketball hall of Famer. Nancy Lieberman and I can't believe this Twenty Five Years Burger. Chicago MAY HAVE ROSALIE GAUGE GETS it. Amazing Organization is been over fifteen years. Since I was honored in an honor to be honest I might say with an award by the organization. They're changing the lives of so many young women and young girls and I'm just so proud of the work that they've done community to support them of fraud them and make sure you were part of our future going forward. There's a lot of other Olympians famers and women drinking NBA Big Three. Do your part and I'm proud of everything that goes into the game. Hey it's just coming. Does that Olympic gold medalist and MLB analyst for ESPN. I to congratulate you on twenty five years of girls in the game in Chicago. Sports has been everything for me versus a young girl. Being able to have the opportunity to hang with the boys play baseball that open up so many other opportunities play everything by the way soccer softball track and field volleyball. If it was a sport I was playing it. I'm so grateful for what sports did in my life. And I just WANNA congratulate you guys. I wish I could be there in person. But I'm there in spirit. Hi It's Andrea Kremer from Amazon Thurston football. Hbo Real Sports CBS. We need to talk and the NFL network. I always say that when I was growing up when I was about your age I didn't exist meaning that there were no women that I could look to his role models and say. I want to do what she does you know. What else didn't exist programs that empower and support young girls on the field off. Does that sound familiar? So on the occasion of the twenty fifth anniversary. I say congratulations.
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"I'm really trying to enjoy and take everything in from the last few months a high school. I'm I'm pretty ready to start. Start something new and you can send your congratulations. Your comments your advices to Jason as he gets ready for college in the next few months You can check out. It's on our website. The sports cancer and her son dot com or on our facebook page as well and Jason I am so proud of you. I'm excited for you. It's a great next chapter in your life. You're going to have a blast. College is the best time of your life and you're going to love it and I'm very proud of everything and I'm I'm psyched that we've been able to have this time together. Doing the PODCAST. I don't know how we're going to figure it out. You know what we'll figure it out right. Good job buddy. Thank you if you like our.
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"So I heard you just described yourself as a guy from Tallahassee where there's a lot of rednecks so what in the heck is a redneck. Do in Chicago. I mean let me just set the stage for you in case you haven't thought about this in the last forty eight hours or whatever. There's been a long list of big names who have coach not only baseball Chicago football hockey basketball. I mean has it sunk in that? You are joining the list of of coaches and managers in. This city has not done that redback figured that out. I think it's slowly from processing that. Ah such a sports town to is it is. I was walking around yesterday And all the bears gear and what was going on Poke in your head into These bars and the windows and seeing the hockey on last night. You know the Blackhawks plan It's sports town. They're passionate about their their sports here in Chicago and I love that. I don't I come from a small college town of Tallahassee Where we you know we like our simple things and it's just you get to be a part of the city And I'm already connected in one way and now again trying to make history and no in the expectation of these fans. These people how passionate they are. I love it. I love the expectations. And what it carries. Because that's what I want to be held to. That's what I want do. I didn't come back just to be the you know the so-called manager in that Title I want come back win championships. I WanNa do special things make history. That's stuff that's driven me as a player at the end of my career. Once you're part of that and you get to touch taste that That that's a that's a great feeling. That's what I want to get back to. You brought up the bears so you know what it's like to win in this town and you are the toast of the town when you win last year. The bears were a double link away in the playoffs. They were the toast the town now. Four losses into a season and everybody is going crazy. Are you prepared to handle the losing in this town? The winnings great. It's the losing that can be tough. The winning is great but I think if from a player standpoint and also from a coaches or managers standpoint the winnings. You're expecting so when they come your you're onto the next one. Losing are the ones that drive you crazy right and you're passionate about how to fix it and how to how to go to work and and get better. So that's what you focus on is how to continue to get better and and hold your group to a standard. That is winning. And I've seen a lot of winning Over my years of playing and what that entails and what those expected patients look like the the losing drive me crazy. I'll tell you that I don't WANNA lose I. Winning is a passionate thing for me and I've been a part of losing and it's just not fun for anybody so that's not on my radar. I want I want to continue to focus on the aspects that I know that entail. They come with winning. And as long as I can get my players to adhere to that to trust each other respecting one another Effort their focus on a daily basis. That's all you can ask if your players talents. They're here the talents here in Chicago. That's going to quit to winning. That's all I WANNA hold these guys to is just those standards that I've seen over my career as a player of winning see brought up Tallahassee. You come from a family of athletes. I mean your mom might be the best athletes the family. I'm just saying she was who players she played. Bass Harry any woman that played basketball. She's like good in my book. But your dad your mom your uncles so I get where you get your athleticism and how to be an athlete. But how does that help you become a manager? What is it in your upbringing? That's that's going to help you in being a manager. Yeah? I think Speaking of Tallahassee in that town it's just shaped who I am and it starts with my mom and dad and and it and it talks about people the right way being honest being humble. It's not about me this whole process. It's about the players about this organization. I'm just going to be a small piece of the puzzle just like I was as a player That's all I want to be. A manager is a guy that if Attila's facilitates winning that leads this group that that you know continues to motivate impress onto the things that I believe in and so as a lot of those qualities of respecting Each Other and building that trust and building relationships. There's the things my parents emphasized and staying humble and and the great moments right because there's your one loss away from being Komo especially in a market like this so. Theo had a conversation with you back in your playing days in Boston. How how much did that change the person that you were and the person that you became at that point in your career the honest conversation about maybe the perception of you at that time? A may have been the most important conversation of my career and a turning point for me if you look after that It was really all uphill after that With with the winning and who I was when I started to pay attention to and the attributes that I started to notice and others and how they feel. Those are the things that I noticed after. Theo told me About my reputation and had that tough conversation and I'm so thankful for that I think sometimes we always want to be positive in warm and fuzzies for him to tell me that A and I became a free agent so there was really beneficial for him than just being honest and open. He could have not had any conversation with with me but he chose to give me some some some true open honesty about my reputation. I can't think Enough for that Is a big turning point for me? Something started to take notice of just how I treated other people and made sure I tried to be positive in anything that I did not that I don. I don't feel like a super negative person but just being aware of my presence and I love how you brought up in your press conference at the whole GRANDPA Rossi images overblown the behind the scenes. You had some tough conversations as well whether it was with John Lester or maybe some of the young guys so without throwing anyone under the bus give us an idea of what the toughest conversation is. You have had to have with teammate. Oh boy yeah I mean there. There's There's a small story about Anthony. Rizzo and I In Pittsburgh where His first at Bat We're bases loaded against a pitcher that I thought he should have a lot of success. Off of we'll just say and And he rolled over and into a double play and we scored run one rice the first pitch and wrote over And we and scored a run and he came by backed by and sat next to me and I guess I was really quiet. Prompted him to say what he got was wrong with you and I just Kinda like what's wrong with me. I'll tell you what we want to hear from me from using you're telling me you were focused during that at bat and you gave you were locked in because this guy this guy through your first pissing and you wrote over a double play like you're better than that guy. There's no way you just getting getting your an RBI. And just kind of probably more than I should have gave him a little bit of a tough love and luckily for didn't punch facie listened. He listened. He listened to the criticism. I was actually given and Next to he at home run into in your home run and he rounds bases and he comes in and starts yelling at me and I was. Hey Buddy if you need me to motivate you like I can. I can be a jerk every day. Trust me So yeah just some of those things. I don't know if there's a tough conversations just those things when you see down the wrong way and you see a lack of focus just to make sure you call that out. I mean chores and I just early on his career when he was catch and some things about his body language on the field and And how we get our butts kicked and he was catching and Just went up to him as he came up like. What's wrong guy like I can do nothing right lane? Well One your body. Language is terrible. Everybody's the whole team is looking at you like you're the one that's representing this group and and you've already given up and you know just just some choose my words right but I know that I care and there's passion and I think that goes a long way. So at what point in your playing career because when you're a player you WANNA play. I mean we all get it. We've we've all been there. You're not thinking about five years line. Ten years down the line. At what point did you say I do? Have the best seat in the house whether it is as a catcher or is it on the bench. At what point did you say? I think this is something that I could be building on it and I'm going to start taking advantage of this. I think I think just I think we yeah. You're right we all WANNA play. And that's a that's a tough balance but be comfortable with your role knowing my role especially when I was year Just catching John so I only I the bench four days and had to find something to do and paying attention and how to contribute in that way. That's all I WANNA win. So a finding you're finding your role in your voice From MMA bench position was important to me and so Just looking at the game how I can help out how you can you impact. How can you influence guys on what I'd learned and how to have that Impact guys especially the younger. We had when I first got here. So that's how I looked at it as is how can I help us win and facilitate winning through everybody and teach them the lessons that I've failed on help guys out make those same mistakes. Everyone likes to joke that. Espn is like the training. Ground for guys that want to go on and Make the next step but truly what is it in the preparation as an analyst? That did prepare you. Were you looking at it in a different way for the first time I think You start to dive into the numbers more than you do as a player right and that was a little bit of my front front office role. I got to see some of that stuff to your diving in What strength and weaknesses are of the team are and how the match go when you studying for a game and things are going to talk about the game you get into background strengths and weaknesses of the pitcher and the hitters and how.
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"And. Welcome in everybody to the sports caster and her son were sports. Bridges the gap between generations. It's baby boomers. Xyz By now you know it's pretty much everyone in between you have found us so that means you know that we are on Apple. Podcasts soundcloud spotify tune in Google. Play really wherever you get your music. Your audio hopefully you have rated and reviewed us if not pleased do. It is the best way to move up on. Those listing soul. That more listeners can find us. I am your host Peggy Kaczynski the sportscaster in the mom. That was a different in show. Jason Commander I'm about halfway through my senior year in high school I write for Fan sided. And I do this so and you're my son that that's not GonNa Start the holidays. They outweigh. You cannot start out by saying unfortunate. Why would you say that? Hopefully that was just Joe. I was just trying to be funny. Okay thank goodness so it's thanksgiving. It's Thanksgiving season so today we just want to thank everyone. Thank all of our listeners. Know guest today just as talking about Thanksgiving and some sports and have a little bit of holiday. Cheer Jason Do you like to? I love Thanksgiving thanksgiving good football good food off school. Great Vibes being passed around love Thanksgiving. It's everything I'm all about. What do you like that? We do for Thanksgiving nothing necessary in particular. I just like it feels like everyone's always in a good mood on Thanksgiving. Don't have to worry about school. Turn school all that week. Yeah Watch football have good time. That's part of why I love it. It's so simple back right. Yeah it's not and we always do Thanksgiving on my side of the family and the Kuczynski side of the No. There was one year where we didn't. Oh that's right when you're you did go over in the bears in Green Bay. And how was that? It was really good. Actually it was no offense intended but it was really fun. Yeah well so here's the difference on my side and the Kuczynski side. I have nine siblings plus spouses plus nieces and nephews plus aunts and uncles so we tend to have like forty it can be over forty sometimes at Thanksgiving and it gets a little crazy. Doesn't it it doesn't. It does a little crowded. I wouldn't say a little crazy. Yeah it definitely gets crowded and so our tradition started and. I don't even know if you know this but my late mother Grammy Joe. We always called her grandma. Joe Joanne Kozinski she and her sister Mary used to trade off hosting Thanksgiving and aunt. Mary lived in Park Illinois. No oaklawn I'm sorry almost Oak Park Oakland Illinois and my family grew up on the northwest side of Chicago and so we would rotate each year. Whose House we went to for Thanksgiving and so now fast forward. I don't know thirty. Forty fifty years later we rotate between some of my siblings. So the next generation we take turns hosting and I love to host. I hate to host well. Preparation wake up and immediately. I'm thrown it into the battlefield decision to clean up as well. What's the battlefield? Why wake up? I got on stage. It's like I get a second. Can you move the table? No seriously I mean God forbid I like wake up instead. It's like you're gonNA. You'RE GONNA do this this and this and oh by the way you're not getting paid for it you're expected to and don't stop stop and you're about to say this is the price you pay for. We pay rent. You have to do know I mean if you don't have the decency to give me like forty five minutes to wake up. I'm clearly not going to really enjoy hosting too much so thank God. We're not I was. This is so hosting next year. Maybe I won't come home. What come on. This is so typical. I'm sure many of you have these same conversations with your teenagers so you could. The Jason is seven ten inches also. Pay Their teenagers to help them. So what? I'M NOT GONNA pay you for helping out around. The house filed disaster next time. So you hate when I host because there is just a shitload to deal okay. Another former hosting and I don't mean this in a bad way but it's not like every all forty people come at the same time so sometimes like you you always have talked entertain. Whoever comes early right true and it's I mean it's always a different person every time so it's not like you expect someone to come early. It's just like and then like it's kind of awkward. 'cause it's like if you're GONNA come twenty minutes early. It's just me downstairs watching the bears game I can't really entertain you like twenty. I know it and then you're upstairs setting up heads upstairs. Setting up right. God knows were Shane Style are. It's like you can't talk to family. I can talk to family. I don't know if I can do it while watching the while watching the bears game see. I'm with you though. I like to watch the game. I don't like doing something social during the game because then you're not really watching the game while doing something social during the game. I just not with family. Yes go ahead and say it just not with not gonNa say what family so our tradition with my family the Kuczynski family. I love it. I absolutely love it because we have such a big family and a couple of years ago. We're at the point now where we're moving furniture out and putting extra tables down and a couple of years ago what I did was I did Numbers on all of the seats. And then you head to pull a number as to where you were going to sit. I'm quite sure that didn't sit well with some people because people like I got a good seat last you. Where did you sit? Who Remember but all I know is that I felt like we had nice conversation. I was pretty close to the food. My side of the table got called to go up first. So that was really nice. I was positioned by the TV which got turned off about ten minutes into dinner. But no I got a good see last year. And it's probably the only thing about hosting you can rig the seating no you can't. I DID LAST YEAR. You did not see you went through and look to see what number. I wanted you kidding me. But you didn't know who was going to sit around you like which cousin or uncle or which enter which siblings. I I like that. I'd like because it forces us to talk to each other. It's also bad things sometimes lie. I mean if there's like forty some people there it's like you have the same level of motivation to like like they're okay. Oh there are certain people like I'm not saying anybody in particular but in any scenario when you're in a room with like forty some people there obviously certain people like you connect with better Churchill and there's some people that maybe you'd rather like be more interested to talk to you than others shrill again like not saying anyone particular that any scenario lunch at school. It's like okay. I'd rather sit in between these two people because I feel we're going to have a nice conversation right rather than these people were. I think I'm in struggle to carry on a conversation right so I don't know sometimes you never know though unless you actually have a conversation with that person you walk and you go casino. I never really talked to so and so before then it was actually pretty cool. But you need to understand. All the variables are going into account for Thanksgiving dinner. You have food priority. Right number two alcohol. Sorry in the morning. You're only seventeen number two. Obviously you're positioning okay. You don't want to sit right in the middle of the Big Table. Damn while you're not getting up to use the bathroom right or to get drink right or one of the first people to get food right and if you're at the far end of the table and you go up and that food's already been completely decimated. That's another issue right so number two seeding very important okay. Number three who sip is incredibly important. Trill because it's pretty awkward. If it's like Thanksgiving and like you feel people around. You don't WanNa talk to you or vice versa. You know it's like come on but if you on the flip side if you've good seat by people like you really want to talk to cough cough not share Stella. Oh it's really nice because that would be his siblings refreshing. It's Yeah you didn't want people to think I was talking about one of our cousins now so you get to enjoy the food. You'd have nice conversation. Okay what's next They go number four another reason. Why matters like how close your the Food Right? Odds are. You're going to finish eating sooner. So then you can go back in the basement can watch little more football than you would have if you can escape escape. Yeah but you have to help them. Pull the clear the tables have I ever helped with that okay. This is going to be known and listen. The guys help most of them. Okay and you're going to learn that. Your Dad helps stay tuned to find out how goes so. You will start helping next year. You're going off to college. I'm telling you you're going to make want WANNA come back. You will make me not to come back. Y'All come back own carello you can eat. Buffet looks very enticing. For Thanksgiving Nicer to say so. You will graduate eventually from the kids table. No I haven't been at the kids table in three years and if I'm at the kids table this year is going to go down but it said Uncle Tins House. There's not going to be much of a choice and there's not going to be much of a choice. There's there's like six seven tables so everyone you know it's going to be what it is. It'll be fun it's going to be great we will. We will always okay. Can I just say that the kids table argument has been going on for probably fifty years in our family? The kids table settle the plate of food. Going my car and enjoy nice Thanksgiving dinner by myself easily. We all all of us have been at the kids table as adults and it drives US crazy. So it's hard tradition the series because the kids are actually growing up. And then what else do we do? We do the we do. Oh the wishbone thing. If I'm hosting we do the over tradition. It is but it was cute. Cute little never works. Well got it. Which of the White Sox win the world series every year. That's happened even finish over five hundred. Not even within ten games of being close five hundred so won't be participating in that wish for every year. Okay tells me favorite food my favorite. I actually like the Turkey. And the cranberries lives really really unique. Well what should I say? I like sweet potatoes. But I'll tell you what's good that we always have at Thanksgiving is like the Salad. But it's not really salad. It's like Caramel apple sales. It's got like the marshmallows Apple Salad and Kathy. That's really good. Yeah that's what else do this episode posted between now and then you're listening. Please make that this year. That would be an can't be okay because one year we'll one year just didn't show up at Thanksgiving that a complete mood derail. That was terrible. What else do you like? What else do I like the Turkey? The stuffing Turkey. Turkey's little dry though so I better have a good drink Oh.