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Dan Le Batard Calls Out Colin Cowherd Over Matthew Stafford Take

“Who you think is “right” in this scenario likely largely depends on who you prefer between Le Batard and Cowherd.”

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Monday after the Super Bowl, Colin Cowherd pointed out just what a difference maker quarterback Matthew Stafford was for the Los Angeles Rams.

“One year and he already has, after last night, three game-winning playoff drives,” Cowherd said of Stafford. “In thirteen years in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers has two. But Aaron’s cool, single, the chosen one by the media.”

Colin Cowherd went on to say that Rodgers does not win enough in big games to justify the praise he gets. He also called Matt Stafford “an adult” compared to Rodgers and said that he wished the media would spend more time talking about Stafford and less time “talking about guys who create drama.”

On Thursday morning, Dan Le Batard took to Twitter with a simple reply to the segment. He said that Colin Cowherd isn’t being honest.

Colin Cowherd has devoted a lot of time on his show to “people who create drama,” whether that is Rodgers, Baker Mayfield, or any other athlete in the news for the wrong reason. He is far from the only one though. Even Dan Le Batard is guilty of this with some regularity.

Dan Le Batard has been tweaking Cowherd on social media with some regularity. On his old ESPN Radio show, Le Batard noted that he and Cowherd were friendly and he always complimented Cowherd’s ability to do an entertaining show by himself.

Cowherd hasn’t responded. Who you think is “right” in this scenario likely largely depends on who you prefer between Le Batard and Cowherd. The only thing that is for certain is that Cowherd’s wish isn’t coming true anytime soon.

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Joy Taylor Says Aaron Rodgers Is More Likeable After Pardon My Take Appearance

“It makes him astronomically more likeable,” Taylor said.

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On Monday, the Pardon My Take podcast dropped their latest episode which featured an interview with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Big Cat, one of the show’s co-hosts, is a Chicago Bears fan and has spent a lot of time not liking Rodgers publicly.

Colin Cowherd saw one of the many clips that the show shared and brought up how much he thought that Rodgers took ribbing from Big Cat and the podcast in stride. That’s when Joy Taylor offered that the interview could help Rodgers in the long run.

“It makes him astronomically more likeable,” Taylor said. “When you can show that you don’t take yourself that seriously, all of the animosity that people have towards you just kind of starts to wither away.”

She added that the disarming quality helps if people don’t perceive Rodgers as thinking he has all the answers.

“When people feel like they are projecting ‘I know more than you’ and ‘I’ve got it all figured out’ energy, people are like: ‘you got to be the smartest guy on the room all time time? You’re not.’

This is so likeable,” Taylor said. “It’s really funny.”

Cowherd agreed and even said he is probably going to go listen to it after the show.

“Aaron is genuinely laughing as they make fun of him and that is an incredibly endearing quality.”

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WNSR Debuts ‘Power Hour’ with Sami Kincaid

Nashville’s WNSR debuted Power Hour with host Sami Kincaid.

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Power Hour with Sami Kincaid

Nashville has a brand new voice to listen to on WNSR and her name is Sami Kincaid. On Saturday, the station debuted Power Hour with host Sami Kincaid.

The debut show featured Associated Press writer Teresa Walker, Vanderbilt women’s basketball guard Jordyn Cambridge and North Georgia assistant softball coach Alea White. The show is focused on women that are operating inside sports.

The show airs Saturdays from 9-10a CT.

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Toucher and Rich: Dennis Eckersley’s Retirement a “Huge Loss”

“When Eckersley got in there (the booth),” Shertenlieb started, “he was great. It made all of them better when Dennis Eckersley was around. It’s going to be a huge loss.”

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On Monday, Dennis Eckersley announced that he was going to retire from the Boston Red Sox television booth at the end of this season. The current NESN analyst is leaving after twenty years on the air with the team.

The news broke during Toucher and Rich on 98.5 the Sports Hub and it gave show co-host Rich Shertenlieb a chance to mention the news and praise the departing personality.

“When Eckersley got in there (the booth),” Shertenlieb started, “he was great. It made all of them better when Dennis Eckersley was around. It’s going to be a huge loss.”

The show spent the rest of the segment talking about what Eckersley offered that made him so unique. That’s when Matt McCarthy, fill-in for Fred Toucher, said that Eckersley was exactly what you wanted in an analyst.

“You want someone that’s going to give you an opinion,” McCarthy said. “Eck gave you an opinion. He’ll be missed.”

McCarthy also pointed out that this is the latest major shakeup that has happened to the television broadcast in recent years.

“There’s no doubt this is a blow,” McCarthy added. “This is a tremendous loss to that Red Sox broadcast to which has taken a lot of hits over the years with the loss of Jerry Remy, the decision to move on from Don Orsillo and now Dennis Eckersley retiring… they are going to have to find an entertainer in there. Matt McCarthy

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