Borkey Show: Coaches are better off not being fully honest with fans

Tennessee coach Rick Barnes delivered a refreshingly honest press conference yesterday where he admitted that if UCLA was willing to pay his large buyout he would have taken that job. But fan reaction says maybe sometimes honesty isn’t the best policy. Also the 3rd assistant proposal in college baseball is going to be shot down … Continue reading “Borkey Show: Coaches are better off not being fully honest with fans”

Borkey Show: Is Tennessee STILL a better football job than Ole Miss and MSU?

(After a quick look at the first round of the Masters) We discuss the changing landscape in college football, specifically how there’s more revenue and exposure coming into the “small” power-five programs than ever before. But there’s also no denying that Tennessee was once a far better job than Ole Miss/MSU, but is it anymore?

Borkey Show: Nick Bosa’s old tweets are controversial, but they shouldn’t be

“Athlete had controversial old tweets” is a common story in sports media, but this week was different. Nick Bosa used to use his social media platforms to voice political opinions that are being called controversial, but if we’re going to encourage athletes to be engaging, we need to support all sides. Also Masters and NBA … Continue reading “Borkey Show: Nick Bosa’s old tweets are controversial, but they shouldn’t be”

Borkey Show: After last night’s title game controversy, should slo-mo replay review be eliminated from sports?

Last night’s NCAA Tournament Championship, which ended up being one hell of a game, wasn’t without controversy… Specifically a replay review (while technically correctly decided) is under scrutiny after Texas Tech lost possession down two with just over a minute left in OT. Should we use zoomed in, multi-angle, slo-mo replay in sports? That’s being … Continue reading “Borkey Show: After last night’s title game controversy, should slo-mo replay review be eliminated from sports?”

Borkey Show: After Duke’s loss to Michigan State, is it time to look at Coach K differently?

Duke, with the most explosive player in recent college basketball history, was bounced in the Elite8 of the NCAA tournament. With the way that game ended, is it time to look at Coach K differently? Especially when John Calipari gets the “overrated” label with a similar recent history of success.