MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY
April 27th, 2019
Special Saturday Edition
- The Nielsen and Adobe Analytics reports this week’s double-overtime Game 7 between the Carolina Hurricanes and Washington Capitals averaged a TAD of 1.750 million viewers, making it the most-watched First Round cable game on record.
- The state legislatures in Indiana and Iowa both passed bills that would legalize sports gambling once they secure governor approval.
- 150,000 fans from all over the country turned out for last night’s first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
- Did you know while playing basketball at Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, New England Patriots first round draft pick N’Keal Harry broke a backboard while dunking in a game.
- Fox signed a new seven-year media rights deal with MLB beginning with the 2022 season that is worth almost 50% more than its current eight-year deal with baseball on an annual average rights fee basis. That bodes well for subsequent deals with baseball’s other national media partners, WarnerMedia’s TBS and Walt Disney’s ESPN.
ON THIS DAY IN SPORTS:
- 1956 Heavyweight champ, Rocky Marciano, retires undefeated from boxing
- 1961 NFL officially recognizes Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio
- 1982 NFL Draft: University of Texas defensive end Kenneth Sims first pick by New England Patriots
- 1983 Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3,509), passing Walter Johnson
- Cardinals deal quarterback Rosen to Dolphins
- Sources: WR Baldwin may have played final down
- Browns get Greedy adding LSU CB in 2nd round
- Broncos traded up with the Bengals to select Missouri’s Drew Lock
- Chiefs draft WR Hardman amid Hill uncertainty
- D.K. Metcalf’s draft slide ended with the final pick of the second round
- Jaguars trade up for Jawaan Taylor in 2nd round
- Chicago Bears have identified a replacement for Jordan Howard
- Titans owner: Simmons deserves second chance
- Seahawks traded up four spots to select Utah linebacker Cody Barton
- Chiefs DE Clark: Past has made me better person
- Kelly Stafford out of hospital again, still recovering
- Hill barred from Chiefs activities in wake of audio
- QB Haskins after drop: ‘League done messed up’
- Patriots bolster receiving corps with ASU’s Harry
- Giants draft Duke QB Jones as Eli’s potential heir
- DE Ferrell goes 4th to Raiders, admits ‘surprise’
- Lions grab top TE Hockenson with No. 8 pick
- Steelers trade up to take ILB Bush at No. 10
Behind Kevin Durant’s NBA Playoff career-high 50 points (15-26 FG, 6-14 3pt FG), 6 rebounds and 5 assists, the Warriors defeated the Clippers tonight in Los Angeles 129-110. The Warriors win the series 4-2 and advance to the Western Conference Semifinals where they will face the Houston Rockets. Kevin Durant and Damian Lillard (50 points vs. Oklahoma City on April 23) are the first pair of players to record 50+ points in series-clinching games in the same NBA Playoffs round.
- NBA playoffs: Best bets for Spurs-Nuggets Game 7
- Nuggets ready for Game 7 vs. Spurs, chessmaster Popovich
- Sixers owner upset Meek Mill can’t be in Toronto
- Embiid to play more vs. Raptors despite knee
- Rockets aim to break through against Warriors
- 76ers aim to halt 13-game skid in Toronto (April 27, 2019, 1:50 PM ET)
- Celtics, Bucks meet again, a year after hard-fought series
- Nuggets laid an egg in their first attempt at a series closeout against the Spurs
- Blazers’ Kanter uncertain for Western semifinals
- 76ers aim to halt 13-game skid in Toronto
- Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek dies at 79
- The Knicks won the tank race, now they need a little luck
- 5-on-5: Are the Clippers exposing any real Warriors problems?
- Spurs channel Pop’s ‘calm’ in win, force Game 7
Brent Burns notched a goal and three assists to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 5-2 victory in Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche.
- Isles regroup after dramatic Game 1 loss to Canes
- Bruins look to carry Coyle’s magic over to Game 2
- Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Hurricanes, Sharks get Game 1 wins
- 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs Central: Schedule, scores, highlights, analysis
- Thornton sparks Sharks in 5-2 Game 1 win over Avs