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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Heard in the Herd

Mike Krzyzewski and
Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski says LeBron James is one of the smartest players he's been around.

Team USA basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says LeBron James is one of the smartest players he has ever been around. This was also his last Olympics. It's been a good run, but it is a huge commitment.

"Spanning the Globe" features Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan, soccer analyst Allen Hopkins and ESPN's Pedro Gomez.

ESPN NFL analyst Damien Woody shares his thoughts on Chad Johnson, 'Hard Knocks' and the QB situation with the New York Jets. Could the Jets be building for Tim Tebow? Woody

Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs says he would design a few rollout plays for Redskins rookie QB Robert Griffin III where he has the option to run or pass. Gibbs says Jets QB Mark Sanchez has to be able to handle the pressure of Tim Tebow being his backup and the media attention.

Former NBA player Charles Oakley says Michael Jordan was a great teammate. He hung out with guys on the team and did things with his teammates. There are guys today that don't know how to do that.

ESPN MLB analyst Jim Bowden talks about the mess in Boston. The communication lines have to stay open and the chain of command needs to be respected. If issues continue they all need to sit in a room and talk it out face-to-face. You have to let people vent and air out their grievances.

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