In the heart of NBA and NHL playoff action, Al and the crew break down the latest matchups. They also break down the latest NBA replay rule and what it means for basketball. Later, they get into a tussle regarding California Chrome and the Triple Crown quest. Al and Matt are sold on Chrome because of the recent addition of Nasal Strips, but Alex thinks otherwise. Plenty of conversation for a Monday.
Today marks the evening of Lansing United's home opener, as the new minor-league soccer team for mid-Michigan. Owner Jeremy Sampson discusses the jitters behind opening day, as well as the amount of work that goes on behind the scenes leading up to the historic day. Later on, Matt and Alex join Al to discuss the NBA Draft Combine and the new Michael Sam documentary on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Al sits down with Ron DeLeon, local boxing promoter and CATA bus driver, to discuss his journey throughout the years and his upcoming fights. The duo also dive into some personal questions regarding favorite boxers of all time and favorite Rocky movies. The team also talks about the recent conversation of potentially adding beer to college stadiums, as well as the investigation of High School concession stands by Ingham County.
Al chats with USA Today NFL columnist Jarrret Bell about the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions and his thoughts about Magic Johnson and Donald Sterling. Al and the team also discuss the Detroit Pistons hiring of Stan Van Gundy.
The biggest news in sports is the ruling of Donald Sterling. Al and the team will discuss it in length. Al also checks in with Lansing Lugnuts radio play-by-play announcer Jesse Goldberg Strassler for an update on the team.
Al and the team discuss what they think should have to Donald Sterling. Al with will also chat with Michigan State Women's Golf coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll aboout their recent BIG Ten Championship and where they will be playing in the NCAA tournament.
Al and the team will discuss the Red Wings chances against the Boston Bruins in the first round of the NHL playoffs. Bubba Watson won The Masters over the weekend and the crew will discuss his win and also discuss what the lower ratings meant.
Al chats with former Michigan State basketball great Steve Smith about his basketball career and his career as a broadcaster. Al will also give his thoughts about professional athletes not being able to stay out of trouble.
Al chats with Yahoo Senior Investigative Sports Reporter and Michigan State alumn Charles Robinson about his time here at Michigan State and his time at Yahoo. Al and Matt will also discuss if Darko Milicic was the worse move Joe Dumars ever made.
Al chats with Richard Kincaide, sports play-by-play announcer, journalist and author, about the Detroit Tigers and some if his books. Al and the team also reflect on the loss of a 8 year old Lacey Holsworth, who passed away this morning from her battle with cancer.