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Alister Konrath

"Tough Love" A Sports Show.


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No participation trophies here. We all heard the nursery rhyme Sticks and Stones as kids, but the older we get, the more sensitive we've got. People need to toughen up, so I'm taking the kid gloves off, and dishing out some Tough Love to today's sports scene.

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The NBA Playoffs are underway, and they are anything but status quo. LeBron is down 2-1, and it doesn't look good (that can change), but if the Cavs are bounced in round 1, is his fate in Cleveland sealed? Anthony Davis and the Pelicans... more

In what has become a yearly appearance, Scott Wright, President of the world's largest NFL draft site, DraftCountdown.com, stops by to discuss his latest mock draft, and let's us in on some possible draft day surprises as the NFL Draft... more

Last October, Bob McNair made a comment about "not wanting to let the inmates run the prison" in lieu of all the kneeling that was taking plae during the national atnthem, which ignited the black community calling racism. On Thursday, he... more

Villanova didn't shoot a free throw until there were 7 minutes left in the 2nd half- and they were still up by 20!! The Wildcats channeled their inner '85 Nova Wildcats and shot the lights out. Only difference? There shot over 50% by... more

When boxing insulted my intelligence last September by declaring the GGG/Canelo fight a draw, I said there's no way I'd watch the rematch. And with Canelo Alvarez testing positive (TWICE) for a banned substance, it looks like I... more

Let's be clear.. As a Vikings fan, I'm not against the signing of Kirk Cousins, I'm just thinking they overpaid. There's 9 QB's in the NFL who are, hands down, better than Cousins, yet the Vikings paid him like he's the best. I realize the... more

So much for this being the NFL's downtime. That Alex Smith to Washington trade seems like 30 years ago! So much wheelin' and dealin' going on, it's hard to keep up... but I love it (and you should too)! NFL trades are usually pretty ho-hum,... more

Where is Kirk Cousins going? As expected, 4 teams are in the running. As a Vikings fan (one of the 4 teams), I'd like to have him, but only if two things happen.. I'll explain. Sometimes it just takes too long. NFL finally changes the... more

LeBron not recruiting folks to Cleveland should tell you something. James Harden's 224 reasons to be ridiculously happy. And the T-pups are a top-4 seed in the West. Amanda Nunes pulls outta UFC 213 because "she doesn't feel... more

CP3 to Houston!!! PG13 to OKC????????????????? Butler to the T-pups.. Then they trade Rubio to Utah... and bring in Jeff Teague!!!!! In the words of the iconic Vince Lombardi, "WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON AROUND HERE!" And that's... more
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