NHL Eastern Conference, NBA and College Basketball Picks, and Roger Goodell (Episode 35)
An episode of Gameday Cube Sports Experience with Isaac E
By Gameday Cube & Isaac E
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NCAA settles with former football and basketball players who competed between March 2010 and March 2017 for $208 million (1:35). Marisnick beaned by Astros and trade deadline approaches (13:55). Oklahoma City no hurry to trade Chris Paul (26:15). Seattle hires Ron Francis as first GM (29:30), and Kieran Trippier moves to Atletico Madrid (31:05). The Open Championship odds for this weekend's final major (33:20). Finally the NFL and NFLPA talks continue on a new CBA (38:40).
A look at the offseasons for the Boston Bruins (3:25), Buffalo Sabres (6:13), Florida Panthers (10:45), Detroit Red Wings (13:52), Montreal Canadiens (15:25), Ottawa Senators (17:30), Tampa Bay Lightning (19:05), and Toronto Maple Leafs (21:35).
A men's Wimbledon final for the ages (2:16), and the challenge Serena faces in reaching Margaret Court (10:50). The stunning trade of Russell Westbrook for Chris Paul and the wide ranging implications of NBA free agency (22:25). We end the show with Odds Corner looking at futures for the NFL, college football, and soccer (46:15).
Kawhi Leonard chooses the other L.A. team over the Lakers and pushes the Clippers to trade for George (2:30). The aftermath of Leonard's decision on the Lakers, Thunder, and the rest of the NBA (7:30). James Dolan and how his image has hurt the Knicks fairly or unfairly, and the future for the Knicks as a team on the court and Madison Square Garden as a brand (32:34). NHL free agency major move recap and a final thought on the MLB midpoint (48:50).
NHL award winners, free agent talk, and early futures (2:33). NBA award winners, free agent conjecture, and early futures (20:15). We take a look at other odds and talk about additional sports including soccer and baseball (37:10). My respect for Bob Ley his impact on me and sports news after his retirement announcement (51:15).
Discussion on the triumph of the St. Louis Blues and Ryan O'Reilly winning the playoff MVP (8:40). Kawhi Leonard winning Finals MVP and the historic and unexpected run of the Toronto Raptors to the title (12:33). Additional segment added on the Lakers big move to acquire Anthony Davis (30:00). Finally a closing thought on whether the Golden State Warriors run has ended (41:05).
A look at the week ahead on the U.S. Open, and the hockey and basketball finals (4:45). Thoughts on the Stanley Cup Final Game 7 (7:50), the state of the NBA Finals and the impact of the Durant injury on a larger scale (12:10). The reason the U.S. women's soccer team has nothing to feel sorry about regarding their demolition of Thailand 13-0 in their first game of the World Cup (34:45). A final recap on the end of the European soccer season (43:40).
A look at the hypothetical winners and losers of the past week (4:06). A recap of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues (18:24). Final over under totals for the NHL and analysis of my predictions before the season (25:05). A look at the careers of Bart Starr, Bill Buckner, and Niki Lauda (33:10). The week ahead and a closing thought on the Toronto Raptors triumph and what awaits them in the Finals (42:30).
Kawhi Leonard buzzer-beater and aftermath of the Raptors/Sixers series (3:00). Game 7 of the Trailblazers and Nuggets series (15:00). The NBA Draft lottery who has the best odds and the expectation of Zion (20:27). A breakdown of where things stand with the European big five as they close out their seasons (26:18). A quick look at the conference finals in the NHL so far (39:12). The weeks ahead and a look at the PGA Championship odds (43:06) and the Preakness Stakes odds (47:47). A closing thought on the latest collapse of the Houston Rockets and the brilliance of Golden State (51:23).
A look at the incredible endings in England soccer with Man City holding onto first in the EPL, and Liverpool and Tottenham's improbable comebacks in the second legs of the Champions League semi-finals (1:40). Conversation on the NHL playoffs (23:35). The troubling search for the new Lakers head coach and NBA playoff talk (29:41).
A look back at the sweet 16 and thoughts on the elite eight games including picks (2:48). A quick look at the importance of the Duke verse UNLV game in the 1991 semifinal and the impact of the game that still remains today on college basketball (19:20).
We go over picks for the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament (4:00), and then we go over MLB futures predictions for the upcoming 2019 season (37:25). The closing thought is on the NFL's replay modification to include pass interference (57:34).
Some thoughts on Colin Kaepernick (7:00). I spend time discussing the deals of Mike Trout and Bryce Harper (19:50). Preview the next rounds for Champions and Europa League (43:00). Closing thought on Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell comments on Ben Roethlisberger (1:06:55).
NBA (13-9 on season) and college basketball (19-13 on season) picks for the weekend (3:03). Champions and Europa League return to play this week and MLS season begins (17:52). Bryce Harper and Manny Machado find deals and what it means for the upcoming season (37:14).
Some thoughts on this year's NBA All-Star Weekend (6:03). A tale of two cities between the changing fortunes of the Buffalo Sabres and St. Louis Blues this year (9:14). Champions and Europa League recap (17:29) and weekend picks for the NBA and college basketball (33:52). A closing though on the Zion Williamson injury, the NBA age limit, and pay to play in college sports (44:45).
College basketball picks for the upcoming weekend (7:43). A deeper look into the continuing sagas of Anthony Davis, Bryce Harper, and Manny Machado (13:33). A look back at this week in the Champions and Europa leagues (25:09). A closing thought on the settlement between Colin Kaepernick and the National Football League (43:09).
We take a look back at the weekend (3:34), UEFA Champions League and Europa League knockout stages begin (23:44). Some thoughts on the NHL Western Conference at this stage of the season (33:59). Thoughts on challengers to Oklahoma City's three-peat in particular Oklahoma City (44:00).
The real things to watch for with the new Alliance of American Football (4:39). Picks for the Champions League Round of 16 (24:29) and Europa League Round of 32 (30:54). Weekend picks for the NBA (35:04) and college basketball (38:14). A closing thought on Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and others still looking for homes (42:31).
A recap of the Super Bowl and the proclamation that Bill Belichick is the all-time greatest head coach (3:49). The Kristaps Porzingis trade and the trade request made by Anthony Davis (27:09). A closing thought on the Brian Flores hire and the state of the Rooney Rule after this round of NFL head coaching hires (53:56).
Exploration of Belichick teams in the Super Bowl and the blueprint to a Patriots victory (0:36). A winning game plan for the Rams on offense and defense (25:13). Final thoughts on the game and pick (50:00).
Conversation on recent happenings in the world of European soccer (2:27), picks for the weekend in the NBA (21:58), and college basketball (26:24). A closing thought on the talk of greatest ever and the Patriots, Lebron, etc., and the ultimate disrespect given to former elite players and coaches while making these statements (29:50).
Recap of the Rams/Saints game (3:06), and recap of the Patriots/Chiefs game (19:20). A conversation on the headlines from this past weekend in European soccer including the issues at Stamford Bridge (35:34). A closing thought on where the NFL stands at the moment on and off the field in the public consciousness (46:59).
NBA and college basketball picks for Saturday, January 19 (9:39). Conference championship picks in the NFL (28:54). A closing thought on Kyler Murray's decision to pick the NFL over baseball and the history behind the spread offense and how the black NFL quarterback is seen today in the league (58:05).
A look back at last week's divisional playoff (4:12), general sports news (27:42), Commentary on European soccer and Atlanta United's Martinez deal (38:49), and a closing thought on whether Zion should shut it down (51:14).
A recap of wild card weekend in the NFL and the College Football National Championship (Clemson vs. Alabama) (1:08). NFL picks for divisional playoffs (22:49), and a closing thought on the Rooney Rule (44:05).
The playoff scenarios for week 17 are discussed and the current state of every NFL team (2:00). NFL picks for Week 17 (48:45). NBA State of the Union with thoughts on all 30 NBA teams at this point of the season (1:01:18). My closing thought delves into the dilapidated state of University of Miami football (1:25:40).
MLS Cup talk with Atlanta United hosting the Portland Timbers (4:04). NFL State of the Union with conversation about all 16 AFC teams (13:21), and commentary on all 16 NFC teams (53:32). NFL picks for Week 14 (1:12:06), and recap of college football playoff committee decision and Heisman Trophy thoughts (1:30:58).
Recap of Champions League and MLS Playoffs (07:21). NBA, NHL, and MLB news (24:04). NFL Week 12 recap (42:09). NFL Week 13 picks (1:08:57), and College football playoff thoughts and Week 14 picks (1:30:48).
General thoughts on non-conference play between the powers of college football and college basketball and the difficulties that UCF faces (0:25). Chiefs verse Rams game big picture (18:30). NFL picks (33:31) and college football picks (1:10:30).
A look back at the 2018 season and a look ahead to the off-season. Congratulations and a retrospective on the Red Sox accomplishment (0:20). AL East recap (14:26), AL Central recap (31:01), AL West recap (38:29), NL East recap (50:08), NL Central recap (1:04:48), and NL West recap (1:11:03).
2018-2019 NBA season preview with over/under predictions. Top stories going into the season (0:17). Atlantic Division predictions (24:08), Central Division predictions (46:05), Southeast Division predictions (1:02:45), Northwest Division predictions (1:21:25), Pacific Division predictions (1:36:08), and Southwest Division predictions (1:53:45). Playoff, MVP, and Rookie of the Year predictions (2:08:29).
NFL picks for Week 6 (0:20), college football picks for Week 7 (34:25), General conversation on Khabib/McGregor aftermath, Jose Mourinho, Eden Hazard, and Jaguars London possibilities (52:23), Jimmy Butler saga and MLB playoffs (1:23:18).
Major League Baseball playoffs discussion (0:17), college football picks (36:50), NFL picks (53:21), and other general news talk with topics of Mourinho's manager status and the McGregor fight against Khabib (1:24:38).
NHL season preview with point total picks. Atlantic Division predictions (2:53), Metropolitan Division predictions (25:14), Eastern Conference predictions (48:47), Central Division predictions (51:02), Pacific Division predictions (1:05:36), Western Conference predictions (1:22:35), and Stanley Cup predictions (1:24:56).
Final thoughts on the Miami verse LSU (4:12). NFL Preview with over/under and odds and predictions for the season and first week odds and predictions (19:15). AFC West (19:56), AFC East (42:05), AFC North (1:02:50), AFC South (1:15:05), AFC Playoffs (1:26:14), NFC North (1:29:52), NFC South (1:37:58), NFC West (1:43:22), NFC East (1:53:36), NFC Playoffs (1:59:40), and Super Bowl Pick (2:03:00). Week 1 predictions and odds (2:05:00).
Isaac E breaks down the first Saturday of college football and what to expect this season (0:20), the MLB pennant races (1:05:06), the U.S. Open reaches the round of 16 (1:10:40), the week in soccer (1:13:45), and the Khalil Mack trade (1:22:38).