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Rockets All-Time great Calvin Murphy joins ‘In The Loop’ We talk about the Rockets chances in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Brien and Paul pack their jackets as they head northeast to Boston before finishing their road trip in Indianapolis. Boston Herald columnist and Host WEEI host Chris Vilanni joins the guys to talk about the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing. What was supposed to be a day of recollection and paying respect, turned out to be a panic filled evening in Boston after two unattended backpacks were fount near the marathon finish line. A man, suspected of being mentally ill has been apprehended by Boston police and is in custody.
Dino Babers, the head football coach of Bowling Green University joins B-Straw and Pauly G to talk about the capabilities of his former Eastern Illinois University quarterback, Jimmy Garappolo. Coach Babers states that Garappolo has the fastest release he has ever seen and was extremely accurate during his tenure at Eastern Illinois. Garappolo has exemplified the physical and mental attributes that are sought by NFL teams, but his career of playing against FCS opponents has scouts questioning the level of success at the highest level.
Scott Wright of NFLDraftCountdown.com joined The Triple Threat and said Derek Carr may be drafted earlier than most expect.
Rams will give anyone $100,000 if they guess their schedule before it is released
Steven Godfrey from SB-Nation.com joins the guys to talk about the concept of the “Bag Man”. These silent financiers of division I football players have not been quiet enough, as Godfrey investigates their efforts to bring in our nation’s top athletes. In an effort to gain some understanding of this taboo subject, Godfrey approached a few anonymous Bag Men to ask them how their under-the-table “financial” contributions to prospective college football players has helped out their respective programs. The majority of the anonymous patrons that he interviewed were ironically, not financially “well-off” like many of us would expect. Not only are these players getting paid before they arrive on campus, but they continue to receive cash from these bag men through the entirety of their college career.
B-Straw and Pauly G embark on a cross-country trip to San Francisco and Louisville. On their first stop in San Fran, they are joined by John Dickinson from KGMZ 95.7 “The Game”. Dickinson gives an update on 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith’s latest incident. The 24 year-old was taken into custody by LAX airport police, after he became belligerent and made a comment to a TSA officer that he had a bomb when he was selected for a secondary screening. The 49ers have been plagued with off-field issues in the past month. Steve Andress from WDRB-TV Louisville, joins the guys next to talk about Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s “shaky” private workouts. The poor feedback his workouts are receiving from NFL experts could prove costly to his draft status.
Bill Ingram of Basketball Insiders joined The Triple Threat Monday, saying the Rockets are missing one key ingredient for a long playoff run.