The great play of Steph Curry and the Warriors continues and John talks about salaries for professional athletes in the past and present.
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Ahead of the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight, the Coach says welterweight class in boxing is the sweet spot and where the real money is made. He mentions boxing’s resurgence to network television as a backlash against other sports overexposure.
The Coach says it was a good weekend for college basketball, but the crew wonders if baseball’s spring training is too long. They also touch on former Golden State Warriors’ General Manager Chris Mullin’s job offer at St. John’s.
John Madden on West Virginia Freshman Guard Dexter Miles’ trash talk about Kentucky. Miles had plenty people listening – but John wonders… why? Also, dogpile etiquette and the NFL coach who has been to the playoffs with the most teams.
The Coach on the importance of trash talk, relating it to Kentucky in the NCAA Championship and remembers Larry Bird and Magic Johnson going at it in in the tournament during their college days 36 years ago.
John Madden talks about NFL rule changes being discussed, instant replay and the success of Steve Kerr as he prepares the Warriors for the playoffs.
The Coach comments on the NFL's concussion protocol, a topic of discussion at the league’s owners’ meeting near Phoenix and deconstructs the definition of a catch.
The Coach reminisces about Chuck “Concrete Charlie” Bednarik, an NFL great who passed away over the weekend, which reminded him of how tough the Eagles were and the fact that he was a war hero.
The Coach says the first round of March Madness in the NCAA basketball championship tournament was full of surprises and the NFL owners are about to meet and will probably discuss rule changes.
The Coach reveals his bracket strategy during March Madness in the NCAA basketball tournament. He also talks about NFL rule changes proposed by the Indianapolis Colts for 9-point touchdowns.