Should Media Outrage Influence Decision Making?

“Sometimes  you don’t even say the wrong thing. Sometimes what you say is the truth and people don’t like it because it doesn’t fit whatever their agenda might be and you get the outrage.” – Richard Cross Matt Wyatt & Richard Cross with Head to Head discuss the everchanging social media landscape and it’s affect … Continue reading “Should Media Outrage Influence Decision Making?”

The Hero Who Challenged the ‪Vandy Whistler‬ in Hoover

Matt went on and on last week about the “Vandy Whistler” and how he was ruining everyone’s experience in Hoover with his excessive whistling. Someone had the guts to confront the Vandy Whistler and Matt made a simple plea asking to get connected to the “hero” who stepped up and made the confrontation. Take a … Continue reading “The Hero Who Challenged the ‪Vandy Whistler‬ in Hoover”

Trending Now | Tuesday 5/10

What’s on today’s show? ⬇︎ Apparently it's #NationalShrimpDay so in honor of that, my favorite pop culture shrimp gif… — John Zupon (@JohnZupon) May 10, 2016 Kirby Smart is ‘used to beating Auburn’ — SEC Country (@seccountry) May 9, 2016 #Bama hires Karl Dunbar as new defensive line coach — SEC … Continue reading “Trending Now | Tuesday 5/10”

Trending Now | Monday 5/9

What’s on today’s show? ⤵︎ Born on this day: One of the greatest hitters of all-time — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) May 9, 2016 Mizzou softball coach Ehren Earleywine spoke about the monthlong investigation that triggered a team protest: — Tod Palmer (@todpalmer) May 9, 2016 Two weeks out: an updated C Spire Trophy … Continue reading “Trending Now | Monday 5/9”

Trending Now | Friday 5/6

What’s on today’s show? ⤵︎ Openers via 5Dimes: Bama -13 USC; LSU -8.5 Wis; Clem -9.5 Aub; UGA -4.5 UNC; OU -7.5 UH; WVU -7 Mizzou; A&M -3 UCLA; ND -6 TX; FSU -8.5 Miss — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) May 6, 2016 NEEDLE podcast | Ep. 32 ➞ — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) May … Continue reading “Trending Now | Friday 5/6”

Trending Now | Thursday 5/5

What’s on today’s show? ⤵︎ #CincoDeMayo commemorates the triumph of the Mexican army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 & other historical facts. — Voto Latino (@votolatino) May 5, 2016 new TTT pod | ep. 15Jamie visits w/ MIKE THOMAS, KALAN REED, and JALEN RICHARD ➞ — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) … Continue reading “Trending Now | Thursday 5/5”

Trending Now | Tuesday 5/3

What’s on today’s show? ⤵︎ Ole Miss Intramurals Are Banning Teams That Show Up Drunk, I Thought This Was America: — Total Frat Move (@totalfratmove) May 3, 2016 Who will sit the Iron Throne Thursday Night? Its Game of Thrones night at Aggie Baseball! vs. Vandy | 6pm | Thurs — Texas … Continue reading “Trending Now | Tuesday 5/3”

Trending Now | Monday 5/2

What’s On Today’s Show? ⤵︎ What a silly goose — SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) May 2, 2016 The final piece of Derek Dooley's legacy at Tennessee: — SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) May 2, 2016 ESPN cut Curt Schilling's bloody sock game from re-air of "30-for-30" on Red Sox-Yankees. — USA TODAY Sports … Continue reading “Trending Now | Monday 5/2”

Trending Now | Friday 4/29

What’s on today’s show? ⤵︎ Video of the Laremy Tunsil press conference, appears to admit cash from coaches: — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) April 29, 2016 BREAKING: Ole Miss to investigate Tunsil's comments on receiving cash @davidbrandtAP #NCAA — AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) April 29, 2016 It’s possible, most damaging result from last night … Continue reading “Trending Now | Friday 4/29”

Trending Now | Wednesday 4/27

What’s on today’s show? ↴ That #HailState shutout feeling! FINAL: No. 4 @HailStateBB shuts out No. 12 Ole Miss, 2-0. — SEC Network (@SECNetwork) April 27, 2016 I'm sure the timing of this is just pure coincidence. — Michael Borkey (@MichaelBorkey) April 27, 2016 Another ESPN Departure: Brad Nessler is leaving to join … Continue reading “Trending Now | Wednesday 4/27”

Trending Now | Tuesday 4/26

What’s on today’s show? ⬇︎ The Dept. of Justice is investigating the NCAA satellite camp ban. Sure, why not. — SB✯Nation CFB (@SBNationCFB) April 25, 2016 Detroit's Tyler Collins loses fly ball in the lights, flips off home crowd after they boo him. WATCH: — ESPN (@espn) April 26, 2016 Chris Paul suffered a … Continue reading “Trending Now | Tuesday 4/26”

Trending Now | Monday 4/25

What’s on today’s show? ⬇︎ 🎥On this day in 1992, the final episodes of “Who’s The Boss” and “Growing Pains” aired. — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) April 25, 2016 Proud to say I have committed to Louisiana State University! #GeauxTigers 💛💜 — Myles brennan (@mylesbrennan12) April 23, 2016 Mississippi Rising: Baseball America has @HailStateBB No. … Continue reading “Trending Now | Monday 4/25”

Trending Now: Friday 4/22

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ AMRT | The response phase of Ole Miss' NCAA process has been pushed back 30 more days: — Daniel Paulling (@DanielPaulling) April 22, 2016 What conference does your favorite NFL team love the most at the Draft? I did the math: — Christian D'Andrea (@TrainIsland) April 21, 2016 A sad … Continue reading “Trending Now: Friday 4/22”

Trending Now: Thursday 4/21

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ You know his name. WATCH the #JasonBourne trailer. — Jason Bourne (@jasonbourne) April 20, 2016 Saw Jon Gruden last Friday in Tampa. He predicted 5 QBs go in the first round: Wentz, Goff, Lynch, Cook and Hackenberg. Loves Cook and Hack. — Jason Cole (@JasonColeBR) April 19, 2016 Larry Scott confirmed … Continue reading “Trending Now: Thursday 4/21”

Trending Now: Tuesday 4/19

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ 'May the course be with you!' See the signs that won the #BostonMarathon: — TODAY (@TODAYshow) April 19, 2016 MSU fans not so impressed with Mullens Boston feat. They walk 26 miles to their car every home game. — Craig Horton (@choradioshow) April 19, 2016 Bret Bielema said Arkansas … Continue reading “Trending Now: Tuesday 4/19”

Trending Now: Thursday 4/14

On Today’s Show ↴ Report: Mississippi State dismisses WR Fred Brown — Gridiron Now (@gridironnow) April 14, 2016 This is the MSU honor code, to possibly give you some insight into Brown's dismissal. — Bulldog Sports Radio (@BulldogsRadio) April 14, 2016 Midweek losses this week (USC, UM, UK, LSU, Mizzou) costly as SEC … Continue reading “Trending Now: Thursday 4/14”

Trending Now: Wednesday 4/13

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ Q: Why is the "satellite camp / underexposed recruit” narrative false? A: cell phones & YouTube — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) April 13, 2016 Hugh Freeze responds to Jim Harbaugh's criticism on satellite camps, doesn't make a lot of sense — Zach Barnett (@zach_barnett) April 13, 2016 Hector Olivera was arrested … Continue reading “Trending Now: Wednesday 4/13”

Trending Now: Tuesday 4/12

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ .@BillyHamilton records the fastest home run trot in @Statcast history: — MLB (@MLB) April 12, 2016 Georgia’s Lt. Gov on the state’s new FOIA law: "I hope it brings us a national championship” Cool, good. — Peter Berkes (@peterberkes) April 12, 2016 The NCAA put a moratorium on more … Continue reading “Trending Now: Tuesday 4/12”

Trending Now: Monday 4/11

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ ICYM: Sunday Rundown ⚾️ podDogs clip Gators | Rebs & Eagles sweep ➞ + Supertalk app — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) April 11, 2016 #HailState at no.2#OleMiss at no.8#USM at no.25 ⬇︎ — Matt Wyatt (@MaroonWyatt) April 11, 2016 The due date of Danny Willett's new son was today. … Continue reading “Trending Now: Monday 4/11”

Trending Now: Friday 4/8

On Today’s Show ⤵︎ The NCAA has hit Donnie Tyndall with a 10-year show-cause penalty for his role in the Southern Miss case, a source told @CBSSports. — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) April 8, 2016 What should @hailstateFB do w/ top recruit accused of assault? Answer more difficult than you think writes @mrcfb — Gridiron … Continue reading “Trending Now: Friday 4/8”

Trending NOW: Wednesday 4/6

On Today’s Show: Does the NFL know the user numbers of Facebook, Amazon and Verizon? — Shira Ovide (@ShiraOvide) April 5, 2016 Confirmed: Pascagoula offensive lineman James Jackson has committed to Mississippi State per his coach Lewis Sims. — Steve Robertson (@ScoutSteveR) April 6, 2016 Can't wait until next season? Neither can we. … Continue reading “Trending NOW: Wednesday 4/6”

Trending Now: Wednesday 3/30

On Today’s Show ↴ INFOGRAPHIC | @nathaniel_lowe drives in 3 in route of Southern Miss.Presented by @MSStateDistance. #HailState — MSU Baseball (@HailStateBB) March 30, 2016 Former Trinity kicker Andy Pappanastos excited about joining #Alabama. — WSFA 12 Sports (@wsfa12sports) March 29, 2016 2017 juco DL Lee Autry of Itawamba CC has committed … Continue reading “Trending Now: Wednesday 3/30”

Trending Now: Tuesday 3/29

On Today’s Show ⬇︎ Quick breakdown of Ole Miss Pro Day. I was in Bristol all day, so based off talks w/ NFL scouts/execs in attendance — Todd McShay (@McShay13) March 29, 2016 Robert Nkemdiche says he and his brother Denzel are going their separate ways now. Talk about focus. RN is really looking … Continue reading “Trending Now: Tuesday 3/29”

Trending Now; Monday 3/28

On Today’s Show ↴ MSU signee Jeffery Simmons speaks out after violent video surfaces — Alex McDaniel (@AlexMcDaniel) March 26, 2016 LATEST TOP 25: Rankings have @Aggie_Baseball at top, @GTBaseball @UCSB_Baseball in @NCAACWS — Kendall Rogers (@KendallRogersD1) March 28, 2016 College Top 25 (March 28) — Baseball America (@BaseballAmerica) March … Continue reading “Trending Now; Monday 3/28”

Trending Now; Thursday 3/24

On Today’s Show ⬇︎ new 'Rebel Report' pod:EXCELLENT baseball talk ⚾️ from @willeast1 and @MichaelBorkey → — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) March 24, 2016 Charlie Strong today. He feels good about UT future. When turnaround happens, "we are going to steamroll everyone. That’s going to happen.” — Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) March 21, 2016 … Continue reading “Trending Now; Thursday 3/24”

Trending Now; Wednesday 3/23

On Today’s Show ⬇︎ Talking about @iammaliknewman w/ @CourtneyRCronin NEXT on @HeadtoHeadRadio → Listen at — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) March 22, 2016 Ben Howland turned down Pitt yesterday, multiple sources told @SNYtv — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) March 23, 2016 Every SEC spring game to be televised — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) … Continue reading “Trending Now; Wednesday 3/23”

Trending Now: Tuesday 3/22

On Today’s Show ⬇︎ Ole Miss ➠ Donations welcome, but influence not for sale – Daily Journal via @parrishalford — Head To Head (@HeadtoHeadRadio) March 22, 2016 Kirby Smart takes a disappointing stand on restricting transfers at Georgia. — Kevin Scarbinsky (@KevinScarbinsky) March 21, 2016 Down goes my longshot Final Four pick – … Continue reading “Trending Now: Tuesday 3/22”

Trending Now – 3/21

On Today’s Show: The Bulldogs are headed to their 2nd #Sweet16 after defeating Mich. St. 74-72 Sunday: — MSU W. Basketball (@HailStateWBK) March 20, 2016 David Ortiz wants bat flip haters to shut up via @BostonGlobe — Alvin Valdez ⚾️ (@valdez_alvin) March 21, 2016 Down 12. Under 1:00 to play.@AggieMensHoops completed the … Continue reading “Trending Now – 3/21”

Trending Now; 3/15

On Today’s Show ↴ Mock Draft 4.0 — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) March 14, 2016 WR Mike Wallace is in the building and is expected to agree to a contract this afternoon. He's with Coach Harbaugh right now. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) March 15, 2016 What would happen in a 68-team college football bracket? … Continue reading “Trending Now; 3/15”

Trending Now; Monday 3/14

On Today’s Show ↴ #Mississippi St. QB Dak Prescott sent me a statement on last night's arrest for DUI. "I'll show the true man I am." — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2016 Lunardi: The selection committee got so much wrong — and here is how — Joe Lunardi (@ESPNLunardi) March 14, 2016 … Continue reading “Trending Now; Monday 3/14”

Monday 3/7

On today’s show: ICYMI: The sports world lined up to salute retiring Peyton Manning. — ESPN (@espn) March 7, 2016 Rams’ Tre Mason Arrested, Tased During Encounter With Police — TotalProSports (@TotalProSports) March 7, 2016 Jordan Spieth stumped the entire golf world with a strange rules question at Doral: — … Continue reading “Monday 3/7”

The Needle – podcast #13

Announcing a new lineup of weekly podcasts that will be available on beginning in January 2016. In this podcast, get to know the hosts of the “Rebel Report” and the “State Of State” podcasts, Will East & Michael Borkey, and Jay Perry ↴ In this podcast↴ 2:50 – Will East, ‘Rebel Report’ co-host 5:20 … Continue reading “The Needle – podcast #13”

The Needle #11

Matt, Borkey, and Ryno discuss the recent incident with Robert Nkemdiche falling from a hotel window and how that may affect the Sugar Bowl. Plus, Ryno gives a crash course on the upcoming release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ↴ DOWNLOAD ➠ The Needle #11 In This Podcast ↴ 1:20 setting up the Nkemdiche story 2:10 Should Nkemdiche … Continue reading “The Needle #11”

The Needle #9 – Bowl Breakdown w/ Buzz

Which bowl match-ups are the sexiest? What’s the future of the CFB playoff? Which cow ate the ring? DOWNLOAD ➠ The Needle #9 – Bowl Breakdown w/ Buzz In this podcast ↴ 1:15 too many bowls 1:45 Buzz’s HS football memories 3:10 SEC Championship game thoughts 5:25 Bowl game look-around 8:40 Separated on the Marta 9:20 … Continue reading “The Needle #9 – Bowl Breakdown w/ Buzz”

The Needle Ep. #8 – Rick Cleveland

Rick Cleveland, longtime sports writer in Mississippi and now Executive Director of the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, sat down for a chat before the Conerly Trophy presentation on Tuesday: ➠ Download Audio: The Needle #8 – Rick Cleveland   In this podcast ↴ 0:40 – Egg bowl thoughts 1:50 Laremy Tunsil affect 2:40 favorite player: … Continue reading “The Needle Ep. #8 – Rick Cleveland”

The Needle, #7 – Chuck Dunlap

Chuck Dunlap (@SEC_Chuck) of the Southeastern Conference helps break down how the bowl selection process works, and where it could lead for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. I address several issues, including bowl possibilities, prior to the interview with Chuck in this podcast: (2:10) Bad start for Mississippi State in Egg Bowl – (2:29) Ole … Continue reading “The Needle, #7 – Chuck Dunlap”

Sunday Morning QB Podcast – 11/29

Matt Wyatt and Michael Borkey with first reaction to Saturday’s games for Mississippi State, Ole Miss, and Southern miss. Each Sunday morning, a new podcast will be available at 8:15 am.  Ole Miss over State in ’15 Egg Bowl + USM C-USA West Champs ↴ DOWLOAD: Sunday Morning QB – 11/29 DOWNLOAD ➠ Sunday Morning QB Podcast 11/22 … Continue reading “Sunday Morning QB Podcast – 11/29”

The Needle, Ep.3 : Drew Walker, & Tour of Learfield Sports

Mississippi State has its own in-house video production crew for athletics. Drew Walker runs the department, and sat down to talk about his journey, and his job ↴ DOWNLOAD Audio ➠ The Needle: Drew Walker I’m also sharing  a video of my tour of Learfield Sports in Jefferson City, Missouri. Two weeks ago, while in … Continue reading “The Needle, Ep.3 : Drew Walker, & Tour of Learfield Sports”

H2H Rewind ➠ 10/13

Don Williams talks Spurrier retirement, as does former UF QB Shane Matthews. Pat Dooley reminisces about Spurrier, and checks in on the 2015 Gators. *Bonus: The guys argue, take a call from “Gator Greg”, then continue arguing ⤵︎ DOWNLOADS ⤵︎ →Don Williams interview →Shane Matthews interview →Pat Dooley interview →Argue, Greg calls, argue again…