Player code NBA playoff breakdown and Jerry Jones asked CEO of Papa Johns to fire Roger Goodell?

In episode 253 of Sports Bliss with Rob and Kris, Kristie and Rob start the episode discussing the most recent results of the NBA playoffs. Rob asks Kristie what she thinks of the Ja Morant injury and if it was a dirty play breaking the “player code”. They also discuss the return of Joel Embiid and Harden’s improved play against the Heat. Kristie shares a story of a fan altercation in the Mavs and Suns game. Next, Rob shares some Orlando Magic news about Jonathan Isaac and how his buyout has changed because he didn’t play this season. They also discuss Kendrick Perkins’s comments about Russell Westbrook and Allen Iverson.

Then they jump into NFL news and discuss recent comments by the former CEO of Papa Johns about Jerry Jones and Dan Snyder. Rob also shares recent comments from Tom Brady about Gronk and Edelman. They also discuss proposed changes to the NCAA transfer portal and the liberation from only 25 scholarships per each signing period.

As always Rob and Kristie end the episode with trivia and a would you rather.

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What is happening all of our sports fans and welcome back to another episode of Sports with Rob and Chris. What's going on, guys? I hope everybody had a fun Mother's Day weekend. I mean, we had a great weekend.

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It was good.

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It was a lot of fun.

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It was a lot of fun.

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With that, we got some news to report. Hit it.

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Hit show time.

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Let's start off with some NBA.

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Yeah, we got to talk about NBA playoffs. They are so good right now. They are so good. In my opinion, the playoffs. Yes. The problem is NBA is pretty good anyway. But there's so many games going on. You can watch so many things at one time. Now it's down to the point where only one game is on at a time.

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No, but I think that that's a better option, because then everybody gets a chance to actually pay attention to the game and give all of their energy to the game.

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Oh, I think it's great. But at the same time, I think we overanalyze every little thing because of that.

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Is that a bad thing?

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Not necessarily. All right, let's get to the big one first.

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Okay.

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The Grizzlies versus the warriors. Uh huh. The warriors are up to one right now. We're recording it before game four, which is tonight. Yes, but there were some more nudes. This is the series where there was the dream on foul getting the ejection. Then there was the Brooks foul where Steve Kerr said, oh, he broke the code, the unwritten code to hard foul someone that away and it broke his elbow, right. Yeah. Well, another incident happened in the last game.

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Okay, tell me.

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And I think you've seen it with John Morant. Yes. So towards the end of the game, Golden State was big, so I didn't even know why John Morrant was still in the game because I think it was pretty handed. And sometimes you just take your players out just to rest them for the next game. But he's in and John Morant has the ball and there's two players next to him, and Jordan is like slapping, trying to get the ball, and he apparently grabs his knee and pulls it. Well, the controversy to this is that Jon Morrant's knee is now injured, and he's doubtful because of that. Uh, well, that's what he's claiming. So he tweeted out after the game and he said, Jordan Paul broke the code.

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I mean, listen, from what I saw, it didn't look that major. I'm not trying to discredit what he did was okay. It did not look that serious to me.

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But before we get to that, let's hear from his coach. Ok. Taylor Jenkins, what he thought about it. So this is after the game, Taylor. It looks like Joe left early with some type of injury or limp or something. What can you tell us about that?

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Yeah, he's going to evaluate it now.

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Nothing further.

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I mean, we just watched the replay. He was going after a dribble, and Jordan Paul actually grabbed his knee and yanked it, which kind of triggered whatever happened. So I'm actually going to be very curious to see what happens after that.

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Did he have any injury prior, or maybe his knee was on the fence?

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Well, that cut off, by the way, because I couldn't find it. I couldn't find a clip for this. Okay. That's the one I could find. But I heard another clip that it went on, and the reporter goes, so you're telling me that he did this on purpose? Jordan injured him on purpose. He's like, well, no, I'm not saying that. I'm just saying it'll be interesting to see the tape. So I went back and looked at it this morning, and I'm like, really? He didn't do much. He did grab his knee. But at the same time, if you look, John Arrant was kind of going around and his knee buckled even before Jordan Paul touched him. Like he was trying to pivot around, and his foot kind of slipped underneath him. And you could see his knee kind of like, you know what I'm saying?

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Yeah. So you think that he actually just moved wrong? I think that's what happened something to his knee. And because this individual touched his knee, he's a blame.

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Well, he's thinking that. So he put that Tweet up, but then pretty quickly pulled it down. John Rent. So I don't know. I'm like, are we over analyzing all this stuff? Because if he weren't hurt, nobody would even say anything about it.

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I mean, listen, I'm not trying to downplay his injury or whatever happened. From what I saw, the replay, even it slowed down. He barely touched him.

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Yeah, I think it looks much worse in slow motion. When you see it full speed.

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It's like he made contact, but he didn't really pull it, is what I'm saying. Yeah. Uh, he wasn't literally trying to rip his leg off.

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He definitely was not trying to do it, um, on purpose. He was trying to grab the ball.

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It looked like if anything, he was trying to slap the ball. He missed the ball and caught his leg.

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Yeah, exactly. So I don't know. It'll be interesting to see if he's back tonight. I mean, we want to see John Moran back. We want to see him play and play. Well, I hope he's not really hurt that bad, but it's going to be interesting to see how the rest of the series is, because it's been every game there's been an incident. Yeah. So these referees better be on high alert tonight.

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Yes, there has been a lot of incidents that have been happening, but I feel like maybe that this could have happened during a normal season.

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Yeah.

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And I think stuff like this happens during the normal season. We don't hear about it because there's ten other games going on and it's not that big of a deal.

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So you think that because they split up the games that now everybody's under a microscope?

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Yeah. Everybody's hyper focused on everything interesting. You know what I mean? Okay, let's move on. It's just like in the Sixers and the Heat series, Joel and Bead, remember we were talking about how he was out with the facial fracture. He came back for game three, so he played and a lot of people didn't think he would be back.

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Did he have a thing on his face?

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Yeah, he's got one of the masks. They used to put the clear ones on. Um, but he's just kind of like opaque, kind of black Gray that he's wearing. So he looks a little menacing. I guess he's Batman pretty much. And so he comes back and plays really well. The big worry of him coming back with concussion protocol. So I guess he passed it. It's just they put this thing on and he should be fine. A lot of players play with this, but he had a big game and because he came back, James Harden has had two really good games. Yes. All of a sudden. And so that hyper focused. Like, oh, Harden is trash and he's no good anymore. He can't score and he's done. Now he scored thirty, 31 night.

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I find that interesting because everybody's always saying how great of a player he is.

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He can score for sure.

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But when certain players are out, he cannot play. Yeah. He's basically using other players to make himself look better.

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But that's anybody.

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No, but he's more notorious for doing that.

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But that's most players, except for the Greek freak. And like Joel and Bead, they can create their own shot and do these things. Most players that are guards, they need some other type of help to get them open. If they're being doubled and triple teamed, it's very hard. That's the reason Kobe was so good and Jordan was so good. These type of guys that could just score no matter how many people they sent out them. But it'll be interesting. So now the whole wheel is turned and everybody's like, oh, it's falling apart for the Heat. A few days ago, everybody's like Heat culture. They're going to sweep the Sixers in this and now Joel and Beads back and they could be up in the next game. It could be three, too. And Miami could be looking at elimination game. So this is going to be interesting to see how the Heat respond. And they had an injury, too. Kyle Lowry, your favorite point guard, the best shape point guard in the.

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NBA. Hey, he just got he has a layer of fat over his muscle.

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He's just a little fluffy. No, he pulled a hamstring. He had an injury to his hamstring and he react gravated it. And he went out of the game. So they don't know when he's going to be back. And he's kind of important for them. Like, he is kind of like a glue guy for them. Yeah. So I don't know. This series is swinging back towards the Sixers.

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Let's see.

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So we'll have to see how that is. Now, your maths have tied it up. They did. They're two and two, right?

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Yeah. A lot of drama happened during that game. Apparently, Chris Paul's family, his mom and his wife were sitting very close to Unity. Okay. And this fan for the Mavericks approached them and started talking crap to them, to his mom, to his wife and his wife. I don't know who he shoved. He shoved one of them. I don't know what they were arguing over. I don't know what happened. So from what I saw on the replay, it looked like a kid, like a teenager. I don't know. I could be totally wrong, but this kid looked super young.

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What a plank.

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I don't know. There was just like a lot of scurry. And then he was being escorted out. He obviously got kicked out. And Chris Ball is like yelling at him.

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He should he's screaming at him.

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Yeah.

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And I don't know, maybe it has something to do with because he got fouled out.

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Yeah. He found out and was really disappointed.

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He can play better right after that.

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Yeah. He's probably talking s to him about.

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I think it has something to do with him fouling out. And obviously the kid is in the wrong or whatever. Even if he's an adult, he looks like a child. He shouldn't be like, you guys, listen, I'm all for talking smack and having a good time, but in good hindsight.

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You know what I mean? Good fun in that and good fun. Well, it's one thing to talk smack to the player. And Chris Paul, he's been pretty good over his career. If people talk smack to him, he's like, whatever. I would say. Ninety 97% of the out there. If you talk smack to them, they're not even going to say anything. They don't care. They're making their money and they're playing. They know, whatever. But to talk to your family, that's like low.

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It was really low. It was disgusting. You guys need to do better.

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Yeah. Mark Cuban, I need you to get on this right now. Control those fans.

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So Luca made the last shot to win the game, and he walked away with a smirk on his face. He is like the King of the smack.

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Oh, yeah, Luca. Yeah. It's okay for play. I don't have a problem with players talking smack, but, like, when fans are going at people's family and stuff, that's not quick.

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You know what so if you see like a player because obviously he had his Jersey on. Yes, he had Lucas Doncic's Jersey on. If you see your favorite player talking smack, are you more inclined to talk smack because you're emulating him?

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Maybe, but I don't know. Aren't there unwritten rules talking about codes? Everybody's talking about. Oh, there are codes.

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Sports.

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But there are codes for fans, too, right? I don't personally talk smack to players. I mean, whatever.

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I might talk about them on the podcast. That's.

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It. But like to talk to their family. No, that is super low or tweet at their family or whatever. You've heard these stories, all these types of things. I don't know. I don't like it. I don't like it one bit. And then the last game in the series is the Bucks and the Seltz. The Bucks are up to one. They play again tonight also. So we'll see which way it goes.

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Can the Greek freak win it for them?

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Yeah. I mean, he's been playing really well.

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Yeah.

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I was going to say if he continues how he's looking, it's easy.

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I still think this series is going to be a long series. I think the Celtics are going to claw back into it. I think they are.

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But we'll see. Yeah. Uh, I kind of agree.

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They have to win tonight, though.

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I don't think that they are going to go out without a fight.

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I think they need to win tonight, though. If they don't, it's going to be hard.

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Yeah. They have to win.

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All right. Let's move on quickly to some Orlando Magic news. I want to give you some good news for the Magic. And it is injury involved, because if it weren't injuries, we wouldn't be talking about the Magic.

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How is the good news?

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I'll tell you, I'm glad you asked. It's about Jonathan Isaac. Remember how they signed him to an extension last year? I think it was a four year extension. I don't even remember how much. But basically he's supposed to make seventeen, 17.4 million A, and they actually kind of got a deal on him. They were thinking when they signed him because he was going to come back and they're like, we're getting below market value at seventeen, 17.4 million A. Well, because he played less than twenty, 25 last year. Mhm, which last count was zero. Love you so much.

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So we could do math all the time.

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But we don't want to hold up the rest of the team.

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Yeah, but at some point you can't handcuff the team because of an injury. And so if he can't come back, then there is some light at the end of the tunnel. They could cut him and it's only twenty, 23 million. They can give him a whole another year to try to come back. And if he doesn't, they can just cut him.

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Is this policy, like something new?

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They wrote it into his contract and I think they did it because he was injured. They had that leverage. I have not seen this with other players.

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Did they incorporate that into Ben Simmons contract?

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Because that's the one you really need to do. Well, he's not on the Magic, so the Magic did something good this time. So I just wanted to give a little good news.

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That's really interesting. I bet you that this is going to be a new thing coming forth.

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Well, it's really pretty interesting. I mean, honestly, I wouldn't have thought that they did that, but everybody was complaining. They signed them and they're like, we're stuck with them now. And then this news just came out that kind of shows that this administration is smarter than people think.

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They were the ones. Listen, I wouldn't go that far.

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They were the ones to draft the Greek freak at number fifteen, 15 missed it. No, they found him. They were with the Bucks then. They were the ones who drafted him and put that team together. So there is some hope. The Magic has just been hit by the injury bug and hopefully that turns around this summer. Okay. Maybe we can do some voodoo for the Magic to get rid of it. All right. Kendrick Perkins, the longtime NBA player, he was on the Oklahoma Thunder. He was on the Celtics. He was around the League.

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Okay.

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But he is now an analyst for one of the NBA shows.

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Right.

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Mhm he's pretty opinionated. Well, he came out with a statement.

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I love me, a good opinionated person.

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I want to see if you agree with him on this. Okay. But basically he said he is taking Russell Westbrook and his career over Allen Iverson. How does that make you feel? I'll give you some stats in a minute. Yes, please. But just your first opinion.

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I don't know.

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You didn't really see Allen Iverson, though.

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You're a little young for that. Listen, I'm going to be honest. I don't really know who he's talking about. Russell Westbrook.

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Allen Iverson was that one practice, practice now. And he was like a point guard. He played for the. Seventy 70. Anyway, here's their stats. So, all Star games, Iverson went to eleven. Russell went to nine MVPs. They each have one each for the regular season. Okay. Nba Finals. They each have one. He went with Oklahoma City Thunder when he had Durant and Harden. And that whole team. Yeah. All NBA teams. Iverson has seven. Russell has nine scoring leaders. Iverson has four. Russell has two total points. Iverson twenty 25,000. Russell twenty 22,000. Triple. Iverson had one and Russell had one 176. He's like the triple double guy now because of the way the League is. Okay. He just made it great.

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The only way that he's scoring them. Um, because it seems like if you take that out.

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Yeah.

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Before, Iverson is a much better choice to go with.

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Yeah. And Iverson never had great teams. Really? He was the team.

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Well, that's why I'm saying Russell Westbrook, he's never been on a solo team in one. He's always had a lot of other talent around him.

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Not even that. He's never been the number one guy. He's never been the number one option. He's always like two or three on the Oklahoma City Thunder team, he was like the third or fourth option.

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But did Iverson have a Mountain Dew commercial?

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Yeah, he had lots of commercials.

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Iverson was big. Was he, uh, trying to dunk off of a motorcycle?

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He was not dunking off of a motorcycle. No, he wasn't.

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Maybe that's how he's getting his, um. Well, Kendrick popularity.

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You got to remember, Kendrick Perkins played with Russell Westbrook at Oklahoma City Thunder. He was on that team that went to the Finals.

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Okay. So then there you go. He's biased.

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He's totally biased. This is bogus to me. Iverson all day long for me. We'll watch some clips later of Iverson so you can get familiar.

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Okay. Okay. So what is next on the list?

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Let's jump into some NFL.

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Why not?

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Let's do it. Yeah, let's do it. You want to hear the scandalous story first? Yes. Or little Tom Brady news first to warm up.

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Okay, so he's not in both?

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No.

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All right. Hit me with some scandalous news.

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Okay. The scandalous involves an incredible trio. An incredible trio of people.

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I got it. Oh, who Tom Brady? Gronk, Julian.

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Edelman. That's my other story you didn't want to hear, but I'll tell you that in a minute. No, it involves the CEO of Papa John's. Oh, God. Who got in a lot of trouble, right? Yeah. Okay. Jerry Jones. Okay. And Dan Snyder, the owner of the Washington football team, or the Commanders or whatever you want to call them.

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Of course. They're all friends.

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Are you? This is a trio, right?

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So apparently it's literally trash. Trash and more.

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Trash. So basically, it just came out in an interview with John Schnatter. He's the CEO or ex CEO of Papa John's. I don't know if he still is. Okay. He came out in this interview and said that Jerry Jones and Dan Snyder were trying to get him to get Roger Cadell fired. What?

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Yeah.

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Why? Because they weren't happy with him. They were not happy with Roger.

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Goodell.

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So they were trying to perform a coup.

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This was in two. 20, 16, 20, 17. Papa John got in trouble. Okay, so basically it came down to they were upset with the way Roger Goddell was handling the national anthem thing with Colin Kaepernick and him kneeling and all this. Okay. They didn't like it. They were like, you need to put an end to this. We're very upset. Jerry Jones was very upset about Ezekiel Elliott getting suspended, his running back. So he was mad at him and he wanted Goddell fired. He kept trying to block him from getting the extension. The other owners wanted to give him an extension because they were all making a ton of money. This guy, they called him. And the reason they call Papa John is because Papa John was the number one sponsor of NFL back. Like, every time you watch NFL, it was always Papa John's, right?

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Papa John's.

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It was all Papa John's. And you know who was heavily involved in Papa John's also? No, that was after. That was for their recovery. Okay. They brought him in to help them recover as a company. Okay. Peyton Manning, he owned a ton of Papa John's.

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How am I not surprised?

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And he didn't get one scratch out of that whole incident, by the way.

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Right?

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Of course not. Because people loved it.

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He didn't really do anything.

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Well, yeah, but people tend to, like, really have his back for whatever reason.

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I don't know. Well, Jerry Jones also owned a bunch of Papa John's in Texas. He owned a couple of thousand of them.

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Okay?

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So they're all in bed together with each other with this whole Papa John. So they call him and they're like, Listen, we want you to go try to get this guy fired. We want you to raise up some stuff and go to him.

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Can you even do that?

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You can fire the Commissioner.

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No, but, like, how would they even go about that?

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Well, he was the number one sponsor, so he had some power. Do you know what I'm saying? With the owners, he had some influence because he was making them all a lot of money. And so basically, I said, no, this is not my job to fire your Commissioner. He works for you. I just sell pizzas. I have a family of small businesses that probably thirty, 35% of spends NFL. It's down twenty 20%. Behavior not addressing the issue of the owners and players satisfaction is causing me and my franchises a lot of problems. This is during the kneeling and all. He's basically like, our sales dropped because people weren't happy. They were boycotting the NFL and anything associated with it. So he was kind of mad at Goddell also. But he's like, It's not my place to fire this guy. And so they all tried to conspire to get him fired. Isn't that a crazy story?

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So this just came out.

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Yeah. And basically, Schneider mhm told the Papa John guy, he's like, yeah, Goddell is just a drunk that we pay fifty, 50 million a and he doesn't even do anything. So all these things were going on and they were trying to trash the guy. No wonder, because look at what Schneider was doing. Um, behind. He was cooking the book. He had this issue with all the females in the organization where they were taking advantage of them. All these problems. Right. And then Jerry Jones is doing the same kind of junk in Dallas.

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I was just going to say, usually the people that caused the most commotion, they are in really bad waters. And it's like you're drawing attention to yourself.

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Oh, yeah.

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Like if you're going to do that, then you need to make sure everything is good on your end, you know what I'm saying? And you're paying players and you're not stealing from the organization or whatever.

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You know what I'm talking about? Yeah. I think it's because they felt the heat because they knew he was going to find things out and they didn't have him in their pocket.

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We're trying to dispose of him prior to him finding out about them.

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Yeah. What do those guys want? They want someone they can control. Well, they couldn't control him necessarily. The other owners really liked him, so.

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Oh, my gosh, they have been.

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But what a trio.

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They have been promoted to full trash.

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Can. All right, let's go to a lighter story.

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Alright.

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Tell me some Tom Brady.

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Some Tom Brady story. He was seen at some event. I forget which one. Oh, it was at a golfing charity event. And they started asking him about Gronk.

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And he's like, literally everywhere he goes, he's being asked about Gronk or if they see Grunk, they're asking him if he's coming back.

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Yeah. And so, of course, he had to throw in about his new movie coming out. You don't know this movie Tom Brady. He's having a movie come out about what?

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His life?

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Yeah. It's about their comeback in the Super Bowl against the Falcons.

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Wait, this sounds familiar.

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It's like a romantic calm or something like that.

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From the point of view. From women.

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Three women.

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Yeah.

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Yes. Like Sally Phillips and some other older ladies. And everybody was joking. Yeah. Just L said you can have female costars as long as they're all seventy 70.

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And so he's actually partaking in the movie.

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In the movie? Yeah, he's in the movie.

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He's not having anybody play him.

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No, he's playing himself. And I think Edelman's in the movie and Gronk's in the movie, so he had to bring that up, uh, that they've been hanging out a lot. And so he's like, yeah, I told Gronk, he needs to come back. And he's like, I'm even trying to get Edelman to come back, but I don't think you can believe anything he says. And of course, Gronk, he added on, he was like, yeah, I come back if Edelman comes back. And he's like, but, you know, I don't have to rush back because I think it will only take me a week or two to get back in football.

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Shape, of course.

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So he's just waiting it out, I think.

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Do you really believe this whole plot that wanted to ask you.

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Do you believe it?

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I don't know. I mean, listen, Tom and Gronk, they love a good publicity stunt.

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And the other thing is they need a third receiver, a trustable third receiver, because Godwin is going to be out for part of the season. So a lot of people are like, you could put Edelman in there and he would be fine. When someone comes back to set the bench won't be there because he's a pro.

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I don't put it past Edelman for him to come back. I think that he would love that. The only question is because he didn't pass the physical and that's why he had to retire.

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Yeah. I don't know how true that is. I don't know if that's true or not.

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Uh, do you think he was cut?

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I think they told him, you're kind of done. And listen, they take care of their own, though. Do you know what I mean? They let him go out in a good way.

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Yeah. Has anybody seen him practicing?

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That's the thing. I don't think so. I don't know. Okay, so this is the reason I don't believe it. Edelman has come out again and said, Listen, I'm a one team guy. Um, I'm not going to play for another team. I'm a Patriot. That's what he says.

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He says that. But if he had the opportunity, he would move here so quick, he would be here yesterday.

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I think it's Tom, um, and Gronk teasing him, and he's like, no, guys. Maybe it's like a thing of like, Tom's like, come on, come on, come on, play. And then he's like, okay, I'm all in. And they're like.

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I they're just messing with him and having fun in the news because Edelman is basically like, listen, I'm done. I'm retired. But who knows? We'll see. We'll see before the season starts.

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Right. Another couple of quick stories. Mike Leech, our favorite College coach who has the Wackiest takes ever. But I love him because he just nerves clusters. Nerds clusters. Because he just speaks his mind. Right. Well, you know, the Kentucky Derby was this weekend, and rich, strike one, he was an eighty 80 to one. Shouldn't have even been there was a last minute edition this week. Everybody knows the story. He tweeted out after the Kentucky Derby. He goes, that horse winning the Kentucky Derby today is a good example of why expanded College football playoff is needed. That horse hadn't won all the races leading up, but it got its chance, and that's what happened.

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I like that.

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How do you feel about that? He got a lot of backlash for this. Why people you can't compare that to College football.

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You can.

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Absolutely. They don't do this. But the best comment I saw was hilarious. Someone goes, yeah, but that horse didn't have to endure an SEC.

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Schedule. That's funny.

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But I think what he's saying, I mean, people are like, oh, it's a terrible analogy. I don't think so. I mean, basically, he's like, you never know who's going to have a great day, who's going to rise up if they're given the opportunity. And that's what most of the College football is looking at, five teams that are always there.

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Can it keep you on the edge of your seat not to know which team or the one team that was not even ranked in the beginning of the season and then makes their way up and actually wins a Championship? One 100%, like a Cinderella story right there.

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That's the reason people love the NCAA Tournament, and they very rarely make it to the Final Four. It's usually the power teams that make it there. But people still love the journey of getting up to those final teams. So what's the bad part about maybe a small school upsetting a school or two along the way, but they don't win at all? Yeah. I mean, is that so bad? And then College football makes a lot more money. So you have a bigger tournament.

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I actually like his take, and I'm behind him.

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I think he's seen that selfishly because he's like, listen, on any day we might be able to beat someone, but we're not beating Alabama to win the SEC west. He knows. It's just interesting. But he caught a lot of backlash for this from a lot of people.

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People just hate yes, people hate change. This is another reason that they don't want to change. It because people don't know where they're going to stand. At least right now, the SEC is pretty secure that they know that they will have at least two teams in every year if they go to twelve with four.

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Not necessarily, but no.

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I'm saying as it is now.

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As it is with four teams now, they almost always have two teams in. Yes. Which is crazy. Guaranteed two spots, which is crazy.

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It's time for somebody new.

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It's interesting. So staying on College football for a second, there were some more developments in College football rules. The transfer portal. There are being some, um, presentations for new rules for the transfer portal. Okay. To make it where there are windows for the portal. So, like, as it stands now, you just have to be in the portal by May first, 1 to the following season somewhere. Okay. So you can go in in like October, November, December, whatever, and then you can play for the next season. Okay, well, what they're talking about doing is making two time windows, basically the mid end portion of November, basically when the season stops to the mid of December. And that would coincide with the early signing period for high school kids. You could enter the window there, or you could enter the window April. Fifteen, 15 to May 1 are the only two times you could enter the window. That's interesting because as it stands now, what kids were doing last year is they would play two or three games and they'd be like, I'm entering the portal and they would just quit the team because if you play less than four games, it doesn't count. You have a red shirt. So if you never red shirted, you could play three or four games and then just say, okay, I'm going to transfer and you just don't play the rest of the year. And so I think coaches and schools are trying to figure out how kids won't do that.

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Well, yeah, because it's got to put a bad taste in your mouth as a coach because you put all your energy into one of your star players and then an Nil deal comes from another school or something. And then they're like, okay, well, I'm just going to enter and be done here.

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Yeah.

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And that's another issue that's going in there. But it's like, okay, I'll give you a, uh, different example. And it's not Nil based. Usf University of Central Florida West. The cows, we like to call them burn their quarterback. Timmy McLean, he was a freshman, he played for them last year. He said, okay, quarterback, he needs to grow and get better. But they just added someone. After May one, 1 added a quarterback. Actually, it was the starting quarterback for Baylor last year that went to the Big Twelve Championship. Okay. And he won a lot of games, played high level. Well, he just transferred to USF. And because he transferred then, this kid can't enter the portal now because after May one, 1 have to sit a whole year without playing. Wow. So he's like, stuck. Now, I feel kind of bad for him, but I'm assuming if when the season starts, if he doesn't get to play, he's going to say, Listen, I'm entering the portal and he just won't be on the team. Now, they don't have as many quarterbacks on the team, and it makes the thing a practice. What if their injuries, all this sort of stuff, this has just gotten into it's crazy and piggyback on that, they've changed another rule. So in College football recruiting, so there are eighty, 85 on a team. That's the Max you can have. But what they do is every year you can sign twenty 25 new. Okay. And that's the maximum number, kind of. There's some SEC math going on in that, too. Sometimes they sign more, but basically they're getting rid of that. Twenty, 25. Because what's happening is so many kids are transferring that schools are ending up with only having like, seventy 75 players because they can't sign enough to replace what either graduated or left in the transfer portal. So now they've just voted and they're getting rid of that. So you'll be able to sign as many players as you want up to that. Eighty 85. Well, that's good, because then you have scholarships being unused that a kid could use to go to school.

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Well, also, this is going to deter players from entering the portal for any reason other than I don't even know the reason why you would transfer this money.

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Whatever. Yeah. People are going for money. Whatever. Single.

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Well, let's see how much you know.

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Um, seven. I am going to say the spurs. Final answer.

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Yes. So sorry. It was the.

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Mavs. I'm sorry. Um, extremely sorry. I should have known that.

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Well, yeah, you should have.

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I should have put some. I couldn't remember if that was the year the spurs went or the Mavs went to the finals. And I think the Mavs played the Heat that year. I think. Oh, so now it's time I couldn't remember because one year were the spurs and one year were the Mavs, and I can't remember which year was which.

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Okay, let's wrap it up with it. Would you rather. Would you rather get rich in a way that disappoints your family or just make enough money to live?

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So you're saying being shady boots or being poor?

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Pretty much it's just a disappointment. So you can define that however you want. If you believe. Like what? Um, like Elon Musk or something. If he did something shady to get money, selling his embryos and stuff or whatever.

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He doesn't have embryos.

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He made embryos.

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Okay.

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Um.

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Allegedly. Allegedly. Um. You just got to have to get over your.

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Disappointment.

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Yeah. I mean, there's a lot of examples out there.

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Listen, money will make you forget.

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No, but there's a lot of examples out there they will forget very quickly.

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Yeah.

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I mean, I guess it's how bad it is, but if it's just like a disappointment, like, I'm not breaking the law. I'm just doing something.

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Listen, I'm not going to break no law. What if you did, like, make a bunch of money sports betting for a living?

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That's respectable.

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No, it's legal, but it's like. It's not like a normal.

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Typical job and you could risk it all. What if I had to be in a movie and I had to take my top off and be topless and I got paid a lot of money.

Speaker:

I mean for you you probably wouldn't make that much money. You don't have much going on.

Speaker:

There. No, I was just saying like a Kim Kardashian situation or I don't know. I mean she's famous for making that movie. Yeah, that's the reason she's famous. True. Whatever people forgave her she's a huge star. I don't know.

Speaker:

All right, guys, we're going to wrap up today's episode. I hope everybody has a good day and we'll see you on Friday. Bye. Thank you so much. Thank you for listening to sports bliss with Rob and Chris available on Anchor FN Apple podcast Spotify and everywhere else fine podcasts are found. Follow us on Instagram and leave voice comments this has been a sports list with Rob and Chris.

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Production. Um I'm sorry.

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