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On this edition of Taylor Made Sports, you'll hear my conversation with Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors and comments from Draymond Green. You'll also hear comments from Atlanta Hawks Head coach Mike Budenholzer and Al Horford. We recapped the NASCAR Fold Of Honor QuikTrip 500, discussed the Golden State Warriors, the Atlanta Hawks current road trip, and upcoming local Atlanta Men's College Basketball games.
On this episode of Talking in Circles we discuss the entire weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 and Jimmie Johnson's 76th career win, tying him with Dale Earnhardt.
We'll talk about what we thought about the new rule package at Atlanta and whether or not the race was interesting or boring. Also we'll talk about what we think we'll see at Las Vegas this weekend.
Matt Kenseth had a well documented penalty on Sunday, which in part cost him the race. Plus his team did not communicate to him what happened. We'll break that down as well and who is really at fault for the incident.
The NASCAR XFINITY Series had a good race on Saturday that saw Kyle Busch run away with the race with a hard charging Kyle Larson in tow.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series used the caution clock for the first time this weekend and we had a major incident because of it. Two drivers hit the wall at extremely high speeds. We'll discuss what we think of that clock.
Also ratings for the Cup race were down significantly for the second straight week and the attendence for the race at Atlanta was not strong. What has happened to Atlanta and should we be worried about the future of the facility.
And we take your phone calls at 917-889-8280.
The Daytona 500 had one of the best finishes in the race's 58 year history. It was great and we break down the race and other finishes from the Daytona 500.
Also we'll discuss the Powershares QQQ 300 and the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway and who ran good, who struggled.
As if Daytona wasn't enough to talk about Stewart Haas Racing unleashed a bombshell this week when they announced that the organization was moving from Chevrolet to Ford in 2016. We'll talk about why they would want to do this and what this means for the organization.
Plus the tv ratings for the 58th running of the Great American Race were lower than expected. We discuss why and whether or not that will be a trend for NASCAR in 2016.
It's the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, which will feature the low-downforce package in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Plus we take your phone calls at 917-889-8280.
We've got an excellent show for you on Thursday, with a full hour of college basketball analysis to kick things off and a second hour of really great programming. To start the open, we'll open up with Joe Dzuback, contributor to Rush The Court's "The Other 26" microsite, which covers mid and low-majors. Dzuback specializes in the Atlantic-10, so we'll get some A-10 analysis from one of the best. Alex Nicolas from Miner Rush, the SB Nation home of the UTEP Miners, joins us for some Conference USA college basketball chatter. In Hour 2, Jay Primetown from MMAOddsbreaker.com previews Bellator 150 and UFC Fight Night Silva vs. Bisping for this weekend, along with some talk about the upcoming UFC 196. Jordan Bianchi of SB Nation will join us to look at this weekend's NASCAR events, with the Xfinity Series and the Folds of Honor Quiktrip 500 on the Sprint Cup Series from Atlanta Motor Speedway. Adam Burke will wrap up the show with his NHL thoughts for Thursday night's big card.
0:00-3:00 - Show intro; NFL win totals
3:00-31:30 - Joe Dzuback, Rush the Court's Other 26 microsite; Atlantic-10 college hoops
31:30-1:02:20 - Alex Nicolas, Miner Rush; Conference USA college hoops
1:02:20-1:31:00 - Jay Primetown, MMAOddsbreaker; Bellator 150, UFC Fight Night 84
1:31:00-2:00:00 - Burke's NHL/NBA thoughts; Jordan Bianchi, SB Nation; NASCAR
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Today the NAACP will meet with the angry residents of Ferguson, MO. This community is in rage after a Ferguson police officer shot Michael Brown, an unarmed teen. After a peaceful rally lastnight riot broke out and several businesses were looted and a Quiktrip convenient store was also burned.
Join The Gist of Freedom as we talk with Joyce Gaines about her family's legacy, surviving three generations of Race Uprisings;
Black Wall Street (Tulsa Oklahoma), WATTS and Rodney King.
Ferguson Activists set up voter registration tables near a makeshift memorial for Brown and the QuikTrip convenience store that has become a gathering base for protesters. The efforts were organized by local clergy with the help of the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson.
Missouri Republican Party executive director Matt Wills called the actions "disgusting" and told Breitbart News the activists are "fanning the political flames."
It's Time To MARCH, all of us, to our Polls and Vote for our Candidates! Mark Your Calendar November 4th is Election Day Take Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Ferguson into your poll booth!
Local resident Debra Reed, who set up a voter registration tent near the memorial, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch they are "trying to make young people understand that this is how to change things."
Demand An Agenda that addresses these issues:
Stop And Frisk, Stand Your Ground, Prison Reform, Police Residency Requirements and School
Reactions to the shooting death of Michael Brown and what it has caused to happen around the country..
FERGUSON, Mo. – Below is a timeline of the shooting of Michael Brown on Saturday, Aug. 9, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. The times are taken from documents provided by the Ferguson Police Department, including dispatch logs and an incident report on a robbery at a convenience store.
11:48 a.m. — Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson arrives at a residence in response to an unrelated call about a 2-month-old child having difficulty breathing when she coughs.
11:51 a.m. — Ferguson police receive a call of a robbery in progress at the Ferguson Market convenience store.
11:54 a.m. — A different, unidentified officer arrives at the Ferguson Market and gets a physical description from an employee and customer of a suspect who took some cigars.
11:57 a.m. — A police dispatcher broadcasts a detailed description of the robbery suspect, saying that he was wearing a red St. Louis Cardinals ball cap and yellow socks and was walking with another man toward another convenience store called QuikTrip.
12:00 p.m. — Officer Wilson leaves the scene of the call about a sick child.
12:01 p.m. — Officer Wilson encounters Michael Brown walking on a street and the shooting follows. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said Friday that Wilson did not know about the robbery at the convenience store when he encountered Brown.
12:04 p.m. — Another officer arrives on the scene after the shooting, and an ambulance is contacted to treat Brown's wounds.
Back In To Society is a show based on the positive and the negative of the criminal justice system.
Join us LIVE Thursday April 24th at 10:30 EDT for a special guest interview with Mike Tourville Evans Cooling, Dean Richardson VP of DriveLogik, Made in USA NASCAR Driver Max Gresham, and special musical guest Nashville recording artist Gear Jammer Jed brought to you by Northington Energy's Diesel Boost Plus™, The Energy Drink For Diesel Trucks. Broadcasting LIVE with VXI Blue Parrott Bluetooth Headsets.
Monique Abbadie - Multi-talented artist from Season 4 of The Voice on Team Shakira, New Single "Bajo el Sol" ft. Theory out now..Music video out soon...Check out her music & more @ www.facebook.com/moniqueabbadieofficial
Kat Robichaud - Rocker,singer/songwriter...Season 5 member of Team CeeLo on The Voice..Currently working on her debut album and raising funds via kickstarter..Giving a talk @ NC State College of Design & Guest performing with Chris Hendricks this Saturday..Check out more @ www.facebook.com/katrowbeeshow
Mike Ziemer - Owner/President of Third String Productions...Founder of South By So What? Festival..This Year's festival will be happening March 14th-16th @ Quiktrip Park in Grand Prairie,TX.. Check out the line up & more @ www.southbysowhat.com
Jake Worthington - Team Blake Member on Season 6 of The Voice. Check out his Blind Audition Song "Don't Close Your Eyes"..Follow Him on Twitter @ @JDW_Music.
Host Bryan Wempen will be commenting and sharing information about the Oklahoma State Human Resources "HR" Conference, May 5, 6, 7 in Tulsa, Oklahoma today. Our keynotes (get ready....) are Libby Sartain, Brand for Talent author and found on twitter @brandfortalent . David Fabricius, internally renowned business speaker and Chet Cadieux, CEO of Oklahoma's own QuikTrip coming in at #27 on Fortune’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” in 2009. Also, we will still be referencing current business topics of the day via @Bloomberg @SHRM and other news sources providing commentary and sharing thoughts. (all logical and accurate of course) Tweet comments with #dthr or to host directly @drivethruhr
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