Sports Bash Saturday REWIND (Jan 11): Eagles Season A Success, Chip Kelly’s Follow Up Act, DeSean Jackson’s Contract Comments, Dan Le Batard, Chris Wheeler
Here's what you missed on the Sports Bash Saturday with Matt Hammond on January 11:
-- Fans calling Eagles season a failure after loss to Saints, remember success is a relative thing.
The Roundup 12:15 pm
-- We whip around to all of the week's top stories:
(1) Buccaneers, Dolphins request to interview Eagles VP of Player Personnel Tom Gamble for GM openings. Is that Chip Kelly's biggest challenge this offseason?
(2) Arbitrator rules A-Rod's suspension reduced to ONLY 162 games.
(3) Penn State introduces James Franklin as head football coach.
(4) Jrue Holiday the latest injured Pelican, Sixers own their 2014 RD1 pick.
(5) Nick Saban hires Lane Kiffin as Alabama's new offensive coordinator.
-- Fans worry about Chip Kelly's follow up act. It's what the Eagles hired him for.
U-Turns 12:45 pm
-- Producer Scott Uhing looks back at last week's show to see where we got it right, where we got it wrong.
-- With DeSean Jackson's contract comments, it's not about being right.
Wise Up 1:15 pm
-- Getting your gambling to Wise Guy status:
NO @ SEA (-9) ... NO
IND @ NE (-7.5) ... IND
SF @ CAR (PK) ... SF
SD @ DEN (-9) ... SD
Last Week: 2-3
This Year: 33-38-2
-- ESPN's Dan Le Batard giving Hall of Fame vote to Deadspin no different than how rest of Baseball Writers Association of America handles MLB HOF voting.
-- Fans cool with Chris Wheeler's ouster: what do you even want in a broadcaster?
Sick Sound of the Week 1:45 pm
-- Charles Barkley, meet... beer pong.