Wade Phillips joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show at Man Fest. He talked about how Connor Barwin is the only person he follows on Twitter. Phillips talked about some of the things that went wrong last season with the Texans. He talked about traveling to London and the possibility of there being NFL games there at some point. He reminisced about coaching with his dad and working with his son as some of his favorite coaching memories. Phillips thought the Texans did pretty well in the draft.
Texans player Shiloh Keo joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show at Man Fest to talk a little about the team. He says that everyone is working to be better and turn things around. Keo thinks the biggest change between the last regime and the current one is terminology. He said he wouldn’t mind taking on the punt return job but isn’t openly lobbying for it either. Keo doesn’t think the Ed Reed situation last season wasn’t really as big a hit to the team morale as it seemed.
WWE Hall of Famer Lita joined The B-Straw and Pauly G Show at Man Fest. She discussed her career balancing between wrestling and as a musician. She gave some behind the scenes insights as to what it’s like wrestling and how she worked her way up in wrestling. She detailed some of the dive bars she wrestled at before making it big.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to San Antonio. They spoke to Andy Everett, WOAI 1200 AM, about the Spurs and Heat series. He talked about how important good defense is for the Spurs in this series. Everett thinks the strength of the guys on the Spurs bench have been a huge help to them so far. He said they need to limit the Heat’s big stars in order to win the series.
The B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip went to Atlanta and California tonight. First they went to Atlanta and spoke to Carl Dukes, 92.9 The Game, about the Falcons. He talked about how the team is planning on working out offensive and defensive issues they had last season. Next they talked to Jon Solomon, CBSsports.com, on the on going Ed O’Bannon lawsuit. He discussed the most recent developments and what they will most likely mean for the NCAA and student athletes.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Miami. Brian Rowitz, ESPN 106.3 FM, came on to discuss the Heat and Spurs NBA Finals series in progress. He talked about how much better Game 2 went for LeBron than Game 1. Rowitz said Heat fans are feeling very confident heading into tomorrow’s game because they feel overall the Heat has out performed the Spurs. The Spurs just seem unable to fully answer LeBron James on the court.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to San Antonio tonight. Ari Tempkin, ESPN 1250, joined them to discuss the Spurs beating the Heat in Game One of the series. Tempkin said that the air conditioning definitely impacted the game but it’s hard to say how much credit that should get for the win. He thinks Danny Green’s performance is one of the big things playing wise that is an important take away from the game. He described how uncomfortable it was last night at the game when the air conditioner was out. He thinks LeBron will come out much better in Game Two so the Spurs will really have to stay on their game.
Tonight’s B-Straw & Pauly G Show Road Trip traveled to Minneapolis. Judd Zugald, ESPN 1500, talked about the situation with Kevin Love and the Timberwolves. Zugald said the Timberwolves definitely have to trade Kevin Love and Flip Saunders needs to make sure he gets the “best package” possible for him. He thinks Love might end up at the Lakers but the opportunities are pretty all over the place right now. He said if Kevin Love is still on the roster at the start of the next season then he’s been “held hostage.”
Matt Segal, WNSR Nashville, joined The B-Straw & Pauly G Show to discuss the Tennessee Titans. He discussed Jake Locker and how his injuries have impacted the team and may continue to do so if he were to have another pop up this season. Segal discussed the less than optimal receiver situation and how that causes the team to rely on their running game. He said that outside of Jake Locker, Bernard Pollard is the most important player on the Titans. Segal says we can expect a “great beard” from Ryan Fitzpatrick but he’s not sure how much else.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show traveled to San Antonio and Miami in a NBA Finals edition of the Road Trip. First they talked to Dan McCarney, San Antonio Express, about the Spurs. He talked about Popovich and the team’s approach moving forward. Then they flew over to Miami to talk to Brian Rowitz, ESPN 106.3, about the Heat. He compared how he thinks this year’s Finals will play out versus last year. Rowitz thinks the Heat have it if LeBron James brings his A game.