On this episode of The Jake Brown Show: I talk about #16 UMBC taking down #1 Virginia and making history, why this has been the best couple of years in sports, the Jets trading up with the Colts to get the 3rd pick in the NFL Draft, my sports update, and more. Mamma Brown joins me in the second half of the show for a hilarious interview.
On The Jake Brown Show this week, I open reacting to my Desi Relaford interview blowing up. It was the talk of sports radio in Philadelphia on Thursday, and I reacted to what was said and false things that were said in Philly. I also talk about the NFL free agency signings, including Kirk Cousins fully guaranteed contract, Teddy Bridgewater to the Jets, and Richard Sherman negotiating his own contract. I also give my NCAA Tournament picks and preview the Big Dance with Reid Forgrave from CBS Sports and GQ Magazine.
Brown and Troupe on Play.it, iTunes, and CBSLocalSports.com Show Highlights:
Brown and Troupe March Madness | Shane Battier charity event/Who takes home 55″ LG TV in bowling battle | NCAA Tournament analysis | Sweet 16 preview and picks | JB back wax before Florida trip | Father and son Opening Day tradition | JB falls asleep on train | JB Indian wedding stories | Troupe and Recoup on the week that was in sports | Watt takes less money | Jets QB situation | Troupe breaks down children’s TV shows and sings their theme songs | Benihana vs. Cheesecake Factory debate | Troupe Talk | JB’s Beef on girl, Darren Sharper, Mo’Ne Davis tweet, Drake better than Kendrick Lamar | Troupe’s motivational tip of the week
It felt good to be back behind the mic in the vintage AM1240-WGBB studios Sunday for SportsTalk1240. I brought in James Flippin aka “Jimmy Flippin” to co-host the show with me. Jimmy hosts Mets on the Air on SNY.tv, which I produce. We were joined by 288-game winner and one of the great southpaws in MLB history, Tommy John. We focused on the Tommy John Surgery epidemic, how it changes pitchers, the state of Mets pitching, and what he’s doing now.
We previewed the Mets and Yankees season, and also did it through a freestyle rap. We gave our win predictions for both teams. We also analyzed March Madness and how our brackets have been busted.
Listen in to the debut of Brown and Troupe on CBSLocalSports.com and Play.it. We gave out our NCAA Tournament picks to start the show. I was then joined by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports to break down the brackets. Troupe and I then talked Chris Borland and his early retirement. BT was in a similar spot when he left the NFL early at the age of 26. Also, Troupe reveals that he met his wife on MySpace. I let out JB’s Beef on dumb text messages from girls on sports. We close out the show with our Musical Escapade singing the hits of the greatest musical of all time…Grease.
We also interviewed former NBA great Kenny Anderson, who joined us in studio. We went through his entire career on and off the court, hearing stories he’s never revealed before.
Check out my latest column at CBSSportsRadio.com analyzing this year’s NCAA Tournament bracket and making my picks.
The Connecticut Huskies continue their magical run to the National Championship after their win over Florida. They will take on the Kentucky Wildcats Monday night. Here’s my Allvoices.com story on UConn being this year’s biggest upset story in sports.