For the first time in the modern era, an NFL player has decided to sit out an entire season over a contract dispute.
On this week’s episode of Just Another Sports Podcast, sports editor Josh Smith, features editor Colin McGuire and host Greg Swatek weigh in on Le’Veon Bell’s decision to skip this season with the Pittsburgh Steelers and share differing opinions on how the entire ordeal was handled by the player and the team.
The Orioles’ new general manager and Bryce Harper’s contract negotiations are also discussed. How smart were the Orioles’ decision to hire 35-year-old Mike Elias to run their baseball operations after he helped build the Houston Astros from scratch into a World Series champion? And can Harper actually command a $400 contract in free agency?
Plus, in their weekly NBA discussions, the guys dive into Kevin Durant’s end-of-game spat with Draymond Green and what it might mean, if anything, for the Warriors? Are Durant’s days with the team coming to an end? And is the balance of power in the league shifting eastward?