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|Even to his fans, Tiger's surly temperment isn't as easy to look past now that his game is no longer beyond reproach.|
Linda Cohn fills in for Mike Hill.
Linda and Mark discuss the Steelers decision to release Hines Ward. Mark thinks Ward could still bring value to another NFL team, but it will be odd to see him in a different uniform. ESPN NFL Analyst Herm Edwards joins the show. Herm thinks Hines Ward is a pro's pro and he should retire a Steeler. Herm says that a player at the stage in his career that Hines is in takes snaps away from the younger players. Herm also weighs in on Chad Ochocinco being asked to restructure his contract by the Patriots. Listen
Herm sticks around and weighs in on the story coming out of UCLA concerning Ben Howland. Herm says that player respect for coaches is a very important part of any successful team, and it may be very hard for Howland to regain respect if he retains his job. Herm thinks that a couple hard fouls should be expected from the Lakers on the Heat this weekend as retribution for Kobe Bryant's broken nose.
WHO DAT?? Linda, Herm and Mark try to identify sound bytes from players involved in past PED allegations.
Linda and Mark discuss Tiger Woods recent snarky comments to a reporter. Mark thinks that Tiger is not used to dealing with adversity and is not used to answering tough questions about his game. What we are seeing now is his frustration coming forth. Have fans soured on Tiger and his attitude?
Giants O-Lineman David Diehl tells us what it feels like to win two Super Bowls. David credits the Giants preparation and detail oriented practice for their win. David says that veteran leadership played a big part as well.
ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick joins the show for our Virtual Spring Training Tour, tonight's stop, the Colorado Rockies. Rockies 1B Todd Helton also joins the show and talks about how excited he is about the new additions to this Colorado team. Todd believes that the Rockies can get back into contention this year, with a new selfless mindset in the clubhouse. Listen
The Stinkin Truth: Mark gives us the truth on Hines Ward.