Sports Open Line: Bill DeWitt Jr., Jake Long & Mike Tyson
March Madness gave more surprises on Thursday, and will hopefully continue to be a thrill. Chris Hrabe spoke with Craig Kellogg, lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, who is calling games in the Midwest Regional that features Louisville, Duke, Michigan State & Oregon.
The Cardinals made the largest deal in franchise history for a pitcher by signing Adam Wainwright. Tom Ackerman spoke about the long-term commitment with Cardinals Managing Partner and Chairman Bill DeWitt Jr.
Tom Ackerman also got Wainwright contract extension reaction from GM John Mozeliak. Hear also about Mo’s final thoughts as the club prepares to begin the regular season.
The Rams made a big signing by adding All-Pro left tackle Jake Long. On Thursday, the franchise introduced Long at a press conference, and Kevin Wheeler had a chance to speak with him.
Teddy Dupay was apparently one of the few, or perhaps the only person, to predict Florida Gulf Coast making the Sweet 16 round in the NCAA Tournament. The former Florida Gators guard is involved with an organization that’s looking to send a few raffle winners to the Final Four.
Former heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson talked with Mike Claiborne about his new endeavor, a one-man show titled Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. Next week, St. Louis will become one of the select cities that will see the former champ.
Kevin spoke with Illinois Fighting Illini forward Tyler Griffey, a St. Louis native. Griffey and the Illini went down in the third round of the NCAA Tournament a week ago. Tyler joined the show to discuss his four-year experience at Illinois and how he thinks the program will do in the future.