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Not many people are criticizing Kevin Durant for quitting Team USA nearly two weeks after the team began training camp, but I am an exception. I thought it was a poor choice by a guy who let down his national team coach and teammates -- even if the majority of folks want to give him a pass.
But as we look closer at Durant's decision, it raises some questions. Is he getting bad advice from Jay Z and Roc Nation, who represent him?
Is sneaker money more important than keeping your word to your coach and teammates?
And is Roc Nation making the right kinds of endorsement deals for Durant, who is negotiationg with UnderArmour and adidas as he ponders leaving Nike.
My answers in this interview with Marc Daniels, host of "The Beat of Sports" on 740-The Game in Orlando.
1A- Tony Stewart kills Kevin Ward jr. Was this an accident???
2A- The NCAA and the Ed O'Bannon case. Where will this lead the NCAA and collegiate athletes, will they finally be paid fair and equally??
3A- NY Mets- Bobby Abreu and Chris Young are designated for reassignment. Relief Pitcher Jenry Meija admits he has been playing injured. Matt den Dekker, Kris Nieuwenhuis and Wilmer Flores have all been called up and will be given lots of playing time as we enter the end of the baseball season.
4A- Brooklyn's Danny Jacobs beats Jarrod Fletcher for middleweight WBA title and calls out Peter Quilian aka "Kid Chocolate".
4B- Lamont Peterson TKO's Edgar Santana in the 10 round for the IBK jr. 140 welter belt.
4C- Danny "Swift" Garcia KO's Rod Salka in the 2nd round.
5A- NY Jets suffer major injuries to their Secondary. How will this affect their season?
6A- Which combo of HOF players would make the perfect team??
6B- Kevin Durant quits Team USA and is replaced by Rudy Gay. Is Team USA a team to beat??
6C- Cleveland Cavs trade Andrew Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves for kevin Love? Does Cleveland have a big 3 with LBJ, Irving and Love?? Will Wiggins thrive in Minnesota??
Doesn't Clay Bennett's family own the Oklahoman?
I believe that is the case.
But whatever the case, that was a low blow by the newspaper this morning printing a front page headline that read: "Mr. Unreliable."
I have a headline for Scott Brooks and his strategy in Game 5, which you can hear in this podcast with WHBQsports56 in Memphis. I think you will like it. The hosts, Greg and Eli, loved it.
And as far as the Durant headline goes, there is a corollary to be drawn to a story that appeared in the Orlando Sentinel in July, 1996. It helped lead to the departure of Shaquille O'Neal from Central Florida.
More on that, and what it might mean regarding KD's future (Lakers?) in this podcast. Enjoy.
The Mariners are doing pretty well so far with a 4-2 record. Kevin Durant makes it 41 games straight with 25 or more points, passing Michael Jordan's 40-game streak. That makes Durant's streak the longest in the last 30 years.
As usual, we'll discuss other sports topics that are trending online and in the national media. Of course, we'll also have Seattle-related topics since we're broadcasting from Washington!
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Our Program today willl speak on Gentrification in our communities and how we have to band together to keep from being forced out of our homes and apartments. We will also discuss the conflict the president is facing in this upcoming battle with ISIS. It goes without saying that the GOP Congress will do all they can to defeat his plans even at the sake of losing the war. Click on for our Internet Broadcast and listen in on teh phone if it is mor convenient: blogtalkradio.com /don-durant or 718-305-6322
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How many of us are living under the guise of who we wish to be, rather than who by nature we in fact are. Political candidates, are projecting an image pleasing in the sight of the majority. In this political season, in races at every level, school board, village, towns, cties and states, politicians are going to and fro, presenting images of so-called character. Tune in to our broadcast blogtalkradio.com /don-durant to listen to todays program or our archived broadcasts; or listen n on your phone while we are broadcasting live: 718-305-6322
John McCain is crying out for the U.S. to ar, ISIS against Assad in Syria, and Now has changed his tune and is insisting that we arm Syria to defeat ISIS. The war machine wages on. We are now being directed to hate iran, and other nations, and much negative reaction to the thoughtful phrase from President Obama that we don't have a strategy yet to go against ISIS in Syria. (Especially since the Congress has been gone on vacation for five weeks.) Join us today on blogtalkradio.com /don-durant and click on to hear any of our past broadcasts. You may also listen in on your phone while we are live on air: 718-305-6322
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