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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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If you're not rooting for Mexico in the World Cup, you're not a true American. Also, the NBA Draft is anybody's guess, but something tells me the Phoenix Suns could be good. Really good. What other NBA teams got your approval via the... more

So much going on this weekend! The US Open admits that Shinnecock Hills course is too hard, but is that needed? It's refreshing, being that every other sport never admits fault, but everyone plays the same course, so who cares if it's... more

Justify wins Triple Crown. Is it really "defying the odds" as ESPN says in its' headline? LeBron? LeBron? You just lost another NBA Finals? Are you going to Disney World? But seriously, everybody stop talking about LeBron v. Jordan. It's... more

Tiger Woods, much to my enjoyment, has come this close to shutting up all the people who wrote him off. This weekend at The Memorial, befuddled by all things- his putter- Tiger has still put himself in position to finally win his first... more

It's been a reflective week. Memorial Day weekend is here, and as a vet, it's a good time to honor those who paid the ultimate price. So let's talk about the new NFL Kneeling penalty! Also, It's the first time since 1979 the NBA has both... more

With the NBA and NHL playoffs coming down to the wire, the NBA Draft lottery, and Justify (the horse) getting one step closer to the Triple Crown, it's been a solid sports week. But unfortunately, it all pales in comparisson to the school... more

What a Saturday!! Tiger Woods shoots a 65 at the Players Championship (and moves up 61 spots), and Vasily Lomachenko comes back from a 6th round knockdown to TKO Linares. Two examples of the best at their respective sports... more

I rtealize what LeBron is doing (IN HIS 15th YEAR) is ridiculous, but let's ease up on the G.O.A.T. talk. Jordan is Jordan, and there will never be another. And Tiger may not be winning, but it doesn't matter. I hope GGG doesn't give a... more

A record 4 QB's were taken in the top 10 of the NFL Draft. Amazing that none of them will start from Day 1, or should that be the norm? And how long of a leash will Tyrod Taylor, Cade McNown, A.J. McCarron, Sam Bradford, and even Joe... more

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
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