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McElroy - What You Missed With Wes (03/31/20)

Wes McElroy
April 01, 2020 - 7:00 am
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Miss anything? Here's yesterday's show recap!

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Hour 1:

  • Wes is joined by Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal to talk about his recently released book, Swing Kings. Jared also gives his unique idea for MLB for when they finally return, and his thoughts on the impact on amateur baseball with a potentially reduced MLB draft class due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Hour 2:

  • Wes chats with David Teel of the Richmond Times Dispatch to get his thoughts on an extra year of eligibility for NCAA spring sports, as well as the potential financial impact from no spring sports. David also reminisces on his personal reaction from 11 years ago when UVA hired Tony Bennett as head coach and his first Final Four in 1983.

 

Hour 3:

  • Wes is joined by VCU baseball head coach Shawn Stiffler during Covering the Commonwealth to get his initial reaction to the NCAA allowing an extra year of eligibility for spring sports. Coach Stiffler also gives insight on how he plans to discuss these issues with his players, and his thoughts on the impact on the NCAA transfer portal with the NCAA recently allowing an extra year of eligibility for spring sports.

  • Wes talks with NFL editor for USA Today, Nate Davis, as he gives his thoughts on the NFL owners voting to expand the playoffs to 14 teams. Nate also gives his opinion on if the NFL draft situation is good or bad for Tua, as well as some insight on his mock NFL draft that you can find online at USAToday.com.

 

Hour 4:

  • Wes brings back his interview with David Teel of the Richmond Times Dispatch to get his thoughts on an extra year of eligibility for NCAA spring sports, as well as the potential financial impact from no spring sports. David also reminisces on his personal reaction from 11 years ago when UVA hired Tony Bennett as head coach and his first Final Four in 1983.

  • Wes also brings back his conversation with Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal to talk about his recently released book, Swing Kings. Jared also gives his unique idea for MLB for when they finally return, and his thoughts on the impact on amateur baseball with a potentially reduced MLB draft class due to the coronavirus pandemic.