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Colin Cowherd Calls Jordan Conspiracy Theorists ‘Losers’

“Cowherd said none of the owners would have taken issue with Jordan making bets while golfing on his own time because, everybody does it.”

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Michael Jordan retired from the NBA at the age of 29, after winning three straight championships, while he was still undoubtedly the best and most popular player in the league. Jordan also retired after his gambling interests were highlighted, sparking some to connect the two, which Colin Cowherd believes is absurd. 

While many people question the motives behind Jordan’s baseball bender, Cowherd called those conspiracy theorists “losers” during his Monday edition of The Herd on FS1 and FOX Sports Radio. 

“For all you conspiracy people out there, just remember, commissioners are paid by owners,” said Cowherd. “The NBA had never been as popular, all the owners were getting rich, and all the valuations of their franchises were going up because the TV ratings were massive because of Michael Jordan.”

Cowherd laughed at the notion that then commissioner David Stern would suspend Jordan for 18 months, an odd amount of time considering it allowed him to return in the middle of a season. But is it possible the league intended to suspend Jordan for two years and allowed him to return early? Not according to Cowherd. 

“There’s two problems with conspiracy theorists,” Cowherd explained. “Number one, they’re losers. And number two is even if you give them facts, they hold onto their conspiracy theory like they did their teddy bear when they were 20.”

Cowherd said none of the owners would have taken issue with Jordan making bets while golfing on his own time because, everybody does it. 

Betting on the golf course is a widely accepted practice, but as absurd as it might be to say Jordan was suspended, it’s equally absurd to say his gambling was contained to the golf course. Some conspiracy theorists believe Jordan’s lost wagers even led to the murder of his father in 1993.

Cowherd went on to debunk any connection between Jordan’s gambling and his father’s tragic death, noting he was killed by “two hillbillies who robbed banks.” Considering the killers had limited technology, the idea that it could have been an arranged murder is outrageous, according to Cowherd. 

Cowherd also explained that Jordan’s love for baseball was real. Years before he retired, Jordan was already telling people close to him that he planned on playing baseball after winning a third NBA title. 

The NBA, team owners and commissioner Stern loved Jordan, but Jordan also loved baseball and was driven by an unmatched desire to compete. Jordan is a winner and according to Cowherd, conspiracy theorists are “losers.”

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Ken Carman Continues To Look For Play-By-Play Opportunities

“I just can’t — for the life of me — understand how I drop hint after hint after hint over the last decade and nothing.”

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92.3 The Fan morning host Ken Carman has not been shy about his ambitions to one day work as a play-by-play announcer. One of the more frustrating things for Carman is that his co-host, Anthony Lima, works as a play-by-play broadcaster for Mid-American Conference football games for ESPN+.

“How do I put this? I am jealous but I’m not — quintessential jealousy is like I want something bad to happen to Anthony,” Carman said. “I don’t want anything bad to happen to Anthony. I want him to do a good job and keep doing games. I just can’t — for the life of me — understand how I drop hint after hint after hint over the last decade and nothing.”

When a producer told Carman instead of dropping hints he should drop job applications, the host replied “I’ve tried that route”.

“It’s been a decade and now it’s getting to the point where it’s pathetic. That’s why I’m not gonna sit there and say ‘You want me to fill out an application?’.”

Carman believes if he were to be the play-by-play broadcaster for a game, it would bring increased viewership, adding he tunes into to football games just to hear his partner on the call.

When a listener sent a text to the program saying Carman isn’t jealous of Lima but he is envious, he agreed saying “Anthony lives my dream every Saturday, and I tune in and watch Anthony and hope for the best for him”.

Lima concluded by saying the pair went every broadcasting job in the city, and in turn they tune in and watch people worse than them do higher profile jobs.

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Brady Quinn: Booger McFarland’s Zach Wilson Criticism ‘One of the Dumbest Things I’ve Heard’

“And that’s saying something because Booger was on Monday Night Football and he said a lot of dumb stuff during that period of time.”

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Last week, Booger McFarland said New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson “a young man who grew up with a lot of money” and has never “had to accept accountability”. Many criticized him for the stance, and FOX Sports Radio host Brady Quinn is the latest to point out the perceived absurdity in the comments.

During an appearance on the Pick Six Podcast, Quinn levied harsh criticism for the ESPN NFL analyst, saying it was completely unwarranted.

“It was one of the dumbest thing I’ve heard on air,” said Quinn. “And that’s saying something because Booger was on Monday Night Football and he said a lot of dumb stuff during that period of time.”

Quinn later made comments questioning McFarland’s legitimacy as an analyst.

“The interesting thing is that Booger came out on Ross Tucker’s podcast and defended himself as an analyst,” added Quinn. “O.K., well you just contradicted what you just said. Because as an analyst, you’re supposed to be analyzing what’s on the field. The last time I checked, you don’t have a doctorate or you’re not a doctor in understanding the sociology of the relationship or the parenting or anything else that goes along with that yet you want to analyze that. It was a bizarre deal.”

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Greg Hill Creates NFTs For Foundation Fundraiser

“I have always dreamed of being immortalized digitally, and now we are doing that for you this morning.”

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Greg Hill has done several good works with his foundation in New England, and has now created a new way for those to give to his charity on Giving Tuesday.

During The Greg Hill Show Tuesday, Hill announced NFTs will now be available as an option for those who seek to give to the organization.

“Because we wanted to try find a different way for you to give on Giving Tuesday –those of you who would normally give to The Greg Hill Foundation or to any other charity — I am pleased to tell you that we are — at this moment — dropping the first ever Greg Hill Foundation NFTs.”

After the show joked that he is the owner of a Marconi Award and now featured in NFTs, he should retire, Hill joked “I have always dreamed of being immortalized digitally, and now we are doing that for you this morning.”

Hill then added NFT buyers will be invited to a private event at Cisco Brewers Seaport in Boston. Buyers will also be in a raffle to win tickets to The Greg Hill Foundation events, a suite to a Boston Celtics game, $1,500 cash, or two tickets to a Taylor Swift concert this summer.

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