Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: Cal Swimming coach canned for humiliating student athletes; Ex-wife wishes Brady lots of luck on retirement; plus much more

Ex-Cal Bears swimming head coach Teri McKeever was fired on Tue Jan 31, 2023 for verbal abuse of her student athletes according to a law firm that was filed as a class action against McKeever involving some 15 swimmers (AP News file)

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#1 Cal Bears swimming coach Teri McKeever was one of the top Pac 12 coaches but was fired on Tuesday for a report from the law firm of Munger, Tolles, & Olson saying McKeever “yelled personal insults and epithets” and used belittling language at her student athletes.

#2 Former Tom Brady wife Gisele Bundchen wishes her ex-husband nothing but good luck in his retirement from professional football after 23 years in the game. Bundchen said the two grew apart and that while ending the 13 year marriage to Brady was never easy she said she felt blessed for the time she had with Brady. Brady in his announcement to retire thanked the family, teammates, fans, friends, coaches, football and said he loved them all.

#3 Jessica, Stanford Cardinal women (21-2) are on a four game win streak and are ranked No.2 and are coming off a 62-53 win over the Oregon Ducks. Cameron Brink was unstoppable in the victory with a triple-double and ten blocked shots.

#4 Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Josh Sills has been accused of rape and faces a court indictment in the Guernsey County Common Pleas Court. Sills is accused of one count of kidnapping and one count of rape, that the acts were non consensual and that Sills held the woman against her will in December 2019. Jessica, Sills will have a lot of explaining to do about these charges and also how does this impact the Eagles as they prepare for the Super Bowl?

#5 Jessica, Super Bowl LVII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles looks like this could be a close match up. Taking a look at the numbers from the last game for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throwing 29 completions out of 43 passes for 326 yards, and two touchdowns and for the Eagles Jalen Hurts 15-25 for 121 yards, no touchdowns but Hurts had his running backs do all the scoring with four touchdowns,

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Headline Sports with Jessica Kwong: 49ers Carthon to become Titans GM; Michigan’s asst coach Weiss under investigation; plus much more headlines

San Francisco 49ers director of player personnel Ron Carthon will be leaving the 49ers to become the Tennessee Titans general manager for the 2023 season in the fall the Titans announced on Tue Jan 17, 2023 (AP News photo)

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#1 Jessica, the San Francisco 49ers director of player personnel Ron Carthon will be leaving the 49ers to become general manager of the Tennessee Titans. Carthon met with Titan executives on Friday during the interview process and it was announced on Tuesday that he would become general manager. As director of player personnel Carthon has worked five years with the 49ers and over that time the 49ers have been to the Super Bowl and two NFC Championships during that time.

#2 Co-offensive coordinator for the Michigan Wolverines Matt Weiss was placed on leave by Michigan University. The school’s police department said that they are investigating a report of “computer access crimes” The Wolverines have said that Weiss has not been traveling with the team or been with the team. A neighbor of Weiss said that he saw a number of unmarked police cars outside of Weiss’ residence. Weiss said that he has no comment on the matter and said he is waiting for the investigation to be resolved.

#3 The celebration of the Georgia Bulldogs championship on Sunday went from utter joy to extreme sadness when it was learned of an auto accident that killed offensive lineman Devin Wilcock 20 and recruiting analyst 24 year old Chandler LeCroy who was the driver of a vehicle. LeCroy who was wearing a seat belt was driving at excessive speed. Bulldog offensive lineman Warren McClendon sitting in the right passenger seat survived the crash suffering minor injuries a laceration to the forehead. Victoria Bowles a member of the Georgia football staff was seriously injured and sitting with LeCroy in the back seat.

#4 In NBA news the Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving did not play Tuesday against the San Antonio Spurs because of right calf soreness. Irving is expected back in the line up on Thursday according to Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn. The Nets are also currently playing without Kevin Durant who is out with a sprained knee and isn’t expected back for several weeks.

#5 Jessica four big playoff games scheduled in the NFL for this weekend lots of excitement over the final eight teams: In the AFC Jacksonville at Kansas City and New York at Philadelphia in the NFC on Saturday. On Sunday it’s Cincinnati at Buffalo and in the NFC it’s the Dallas at San Francisco. Jessica kind of get your picks for this weekend’s playoff games.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: Did Warriors Thompson show up Booker and Suns in first career ejection?; Will Judge leave the Yankees?

Golden State Warriors Klay Thompson (left) jaws with Phoenix Sun Devin Booker (right) before shoving Suns Mikal Bridges at Walking Stick Arena in Phoenix on Tue Oct 25, 2022 (AP News photo)

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#1 Jessica in Tuesday night’s game in Phoenix their were seven technicals resulting in a career first ejection for Golden State Warrior Klay Thompson after telling Phoenix Suns Devon Booker who said Thompson was a four time World Champion over and over. Things got heated both bumped chests both were hit with technicals and as Thompson walked off he was bumped by the Suns Mikal Bridges and Thompson shoved Bridges resulting in a ejection. Did Thompson show up Booker and the Suns with his rubbing in the four time champion stuff?

#2 Jessica the big question everybody is asking in New York is Aaron Judge done as a New York Yankee as his contract in New York comes to an end. It’s going to be highest bidder for Judge and his Yankee teammates hope he stays on board “He exemplifies what being a New York Yankee is all about,” said Yankee first baseman Anthony Rizzo.

#3 Jessica, the 2022 World Series is about to get underway with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros. All the talk has been about how many times Astros manager Dusty Baker had got to the World Series with other teams only to be denied a World Series ring. The Astros are undefeated in post season how do you see Dusty and the Astros chances in getting Dusty his first ring?

#4 The Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson said he’s ready to go this Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London this Sunday. Wilson suffering from a hamstring injury sat out last Sunday against the New York Jets. Wilson rehabbed doing exercises on the plane to London.

#5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans said he did not sign an autograph for two officials sideline judge Jeff Lamberth and line judge Tripp Sutter following the Bucs loss to the Carolina Panthers 21-3. Evans said he was talking about golf with Lamberth and Sutter and did not sign an autograph for them.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: Astros Alvarez beats M’s with one swing of the bat in walk homer; Yanks Cole and Rizzo provide help in 4-1 win over Cleveland; plus more

The Houston Astros Yordan Alvarez watches flight of his home run in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Field in Houston on Tue Oct 11, 2022 (AP News photo)

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#1 Jessica lets look at the MLB playoffs from Tuesday night. The Houston Astros took the first game of the ALDS getting by the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Field in Houston 7-5. The Astros Yordan Alvarez crushed a three run walk off homer in the bottom of the ninth for the win.

#2 The New York Yankees got a 4-1 win past the Cleveland Guardians at Yankee Stadium. Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole pitched 6.1 innings, four hits, one earned run, one walk, and eight strikeouts for the win. Anthony Rizzo hit a home run and had two RBIs in the win.

#3 The Philadelphia Phillies just got by the Atlanta Braves 7-6 at Truist Park in Cobb County. The Phils held onto to the win despite the Braves scoring three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning in a last attempt to come back.

#4 The Los Angles Dodgers drew first blood in game one of the NLDS defeating the San Diego Padres 5-3 at Dodgers Stadium. The Dodgers scored early with two runs in the bottom of the first inning and three runs in the bottom of third inning.

#5 Lastly Jessica the Guardians pitcher Nick Sandlin will miss the rest of the 2022 post season after going through an MRI that showed he has a major muscle injury in the right shoulder. How will Sandlin’s absence impact the Guardians pitching in the post season?

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Headlines of the week podcast with Jessica Kwong: Here comes the Judge now AL season home run leader with 62; Broncos Wilson good enough to go under center Sunday; plus more news

History is made with the New York Yankees Aaron Judge connecting with his 62nd home run of 2022 surpassing former Yankee Roger Maris’s old record of 61. The Texas Rangers catcher Sam Huff and plate umpire Randy Rosenberg look on.

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#1 Jessica, in Texas last night the New York Yankees Aaron Judge launched his 62nd home run of the season against the Texas Rangers making Judge the all time home leader in a season surpassing former Yankees Roger Maris.

#2 Jessica, looks like Russell Wilson quarterback Denver Broncos could get in the starting line up against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday Night Football. Russell had been listed as limited due to a shoulder injury but reports say that Russell could play the whole game.

#3 Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver who had made racists comments and was suspended by the NBA for the rest of the season and fined $10 million had announced that the team is up for sale which is expected to sell for an all time price for an NBA team.

#4 Jessica, the Atlanta Braves clinched on Tuesday night defeating the Florida Marlins 2-1 at LoanDepot Park in Miami. The New York Mets who had trailed the Braves by just a game tried to catch up but just ran out of games and ran out of time.

#5 Jessica, big loss for the San Francisco 49ers left tackle Colton McKivitz is out for two months with a knee injury This comes after left tackle Trent Williams who went down with a right ankle sprain.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: Bears moving out of Chicago; Carroll says Seahawks are ten win team; plus more

Arlington Heights will be joining the NFL as the new home of the Chicago Bears here is an artists rendering of how the inside of the stadium would look like. The Stadium would open October 2034. (artist rendering file photo The Guardian)

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#1 The Chicago Bears are considering moving to Arlington Heights a suburb of the Windy City to get away from the cold winters of Lake Michigan. They plan to build a new stadium with enclosed roof which would be ready by the 2034 season.

#2 Jessica, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll insisted that the Seahawks are a ten win team. The Seahawks have a huge hole to fill after quarterback Russell Wilson left to play with the Denver Broncos.

#3 Jessica, former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Ried will face up to the charges of driving while intoxicated when he crashed into two cars while going to the Chiefs practice facility Feb 2021. Ried injured two children and one that has a brain injury. The family of Y.A. hopes Ried gets the maximum sentence as the case goes to the criminal phase of the trial.

#4 Los Angeles Rams defensive end Aaron Donald who was video taped swinging a Cincinnati Bengals helmet at Bengals players in the second of two joint practices. Donald was fell to the ground the helmet. Rams head coach Sean McVay said Donald was disciplined for the action but mention specifics.

#5 Jessica, talk about how important it is for the Pittsburgh Steelers to recognize former running back Franco Harris. Harris of course remembered for the famous Immaculate Reception in the 1972 AFC Championship against the Oakland Raiders when he caught a deflected pass in the air for an interception and ran it back for a touchdown to advance the Steel Curtain to the Super Bowl.

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Headline Sports podcast with Marko Ukalovic: Browns looking to Brissett to start at QB; Chargers Jackson out 2-4 wks ankle; plus much more NFL news

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, right, greets quarterback Joshua Dobbs (15) before an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Cleveland, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022 (AP News photo)

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#1 Cleveland Quarterback DeShaun Watson won’t be back until week 12 for his sexual misconduct with a dozen women. The Browns will tap back up quarterback Jacoby Brissett who did not see a snap in the last pre season game.

#2 Los Angeles Chargers cornerback JC Jackson who is one of the Chargers key cornerbacks will be out for two to four weeks due to an ankle injury. How much are they going to miss him out of the line up?

#3 The Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy plans not to use Dak Prescott at quarterback for the Cowboys last pre season game against the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night. McCarthy does not want to take any risks of injuries to his star quarterback before the first week of the regular season.

#4 The Washington Commanders star pass rusher Chase Young will not be doing any chasing anytime soon as he was placed on the PUP list to recover from a torn ACL. Young was injured nine games into the 2021 season and still has not fully recovered and from the sound of Commanders head coach Ron Rivera Young may not even return for the 2022 season.

#5 Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFluer makes it no secret that he will be resting his starters for their next game Thursday in Kansas City in the final installment of pre season games. Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers and the starters will be watching from the sidelines.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: After 50 years in baseball Eck hangs it up; Padres finally score a run after 26 innings; plus more

Dennis Eckersley pictured during a pre game ceremony before the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on Aug 19, 2017 at Fenway Park. Eckersley announced his retirement from broadcasting on Aug 8, 2022 (AP News file photo)

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#1 Jessica, Boston Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley is calling it quits after 50 years in Major League Baseball. Eckersley started doing color on the Red Sox TV network NESN in 2003, Eck 67 is excited to spend time with his wife Jennifer, his children and grandchildren.

#2 Jessica the San Diego Padres were on a huge slide they were on a six game losing streak and had not scored a run in 26 innings, they have some big boppers in their line up with Fernando Tatis Jr, Manny Machado, and Juan Soto but the bats had been deafening.

#3 After losing five straight games New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone called a team meeting to clear the air. Boone said that the Yankees have a lot on the line and what their playing for is a championship. The Yankees do have a good lead in the AL East with a 10.5 game lead over second place Toronto.

#4 Jessica, Jason Heyward started his Major League career with the Atlanta Braves in 2010 and then went to the Chicago Cubs in 2016 and after eight seasons. Heyward and the Cubs have agreed to part ways. Heyward is will not finish his eighth year at $184 million deal with the Cubs.

#5 Jessica, the New York Mets have been almost unstoppable winning eight of their last ten games and are some seven games on top of the Atlanta Braves. There is a buzz in New York about another subway series the last won being in 2000 between the Mets and Yankees.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jessica Kwong: Five possibilities for the Nats Soto; D-Backs #2 draft pick hurt in batting practice; plus more

Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals is standing by to see what deal he could get as he is on the bubble before the MLB trade deadline on Aug 2, 2022 (AP News file photo)

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#1 Jessica, the Washington Nationals Juan Soto sweepstakes are on there are five possibilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, New York Mets, St Louis Cardinals, and San Diego Padres, where he can go after turning down a 15 year $440 million offer by the Nationals.

#2 Unfortunately injury for one of the big draft picks for the Arizona Diamondbacks #2 draft pick Druw Jones who hurt himself with shoulder injury swinging the bats during batting practice before Tuesday’s game before playing the San Francisco Giants.

#3 Jessica, It was an emotional return for Toronto Blue Jays Buck Martinez who had returned to the broadcast booth from cancer treatment. Martinez had been out since the middle of April and got a rousing ovation from the Blue Jays crowd, players and his grandkids in attendance. Martinez by the way looked great you would have never known what he had gone through.

#4 It was in the making since 2008 the Jackie Robinson Museum in New York Jackie’s wife Rachel 100, watched the ribbon cutting along with daughter Sharon 72 now in a wheelchair and son David 70, for the opening of the museum. In 80 degree heat outdoors in New York City Robinson’s children spoke about the life and career of Robinson.

#5 San Francisco Giants pitcher Carlos Rodon apologized to Thairo Estrada who he kicked a bat leaning up against the bench into Estrada’s knee after giving up a three run home run to the Arizona Diamondbacks Christian Walker in the top of the third inning. Rodon apologized to Estrada, his teammates, and had a meeting with manager Gabe Kapler who said that things had been worked out with Rodon.

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Headline Sports with Jessica Kwong: Blue Jays fire manager Montoya despite being in playoff position; Ten Royals not admitted into Canada for not being vaccinated; plus more news

Charlie Montoya former Toronto Blue Jays manager was fired even though the Jays are still in playoff position. Jays general manager Ross Atkins said the team’s recent performance is the reason why he was fired. (AP News file photo)

On Headline Sports with Jessica:

#1 Toronto Blue Jays have fired Charlie Montaya Wednesday and named John Schneider as their interim manager for the rest of the year. The Jays promoted their Triple A manager Casey Candaele will be the Jays interim bench coach. Jays general manager Ross Atkins said he was disappointed on the Jays recent performance despite the team being in playoff position for a wild card spot.

#2 The Kansas City Royals have ten unvaccinated players who not allowed into Canada to face the Toronto Blue Jays who have refused to take the Covid 19 vaccination. Canada does not permit anyone from the US to enter without being vaccinated. Royals Operation Manager Dayton Moore said at the end of the day it’s players choice even though it impacts the team.

#3 Jessica the New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino will undergo an MRI today because of right shoulder tightness. Serverino gave up three straight home runs to Cincinnati Reds hitters Kyle Farmer, Mike Moustakus, and Stuart Fairchild on Wednesday which raised red flags and the Yankees would like to find out more about his conditions.

#4 Washington Commanders owner Dan Synder will not be testifying at a House Oversight Committee hearing regarding Washington’s workplace culture which included sexual harassment. The NFL had fined the Commanders $10 million. Synder attorney Karen Patton said Synder won’t testify under subpoena and will do so voluntarily.

#5 Former Las Vegas wide receiver Henry Ruggs who was charged for the firey DUI crash on Nov 2, 2021 in Las Vegas that killed Las Vegas resident Tina Tintor 23 and her dog. Lawyers for Ruggs wanted his blood and alcohol evidence thrown out but the Clark County judge who is presiding over the case had permitted the test as evidence in the case.

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