Episode 1162: US Murph On Lebron, Ireland Under-17s Robbed By Heartless Referee, Legalised Gambling In The US
Once again, the footballing Gods have conspired to deny Ireland glory on the international stage. This time around, it was our u-17s, whose goalkeeper was sent off at the end of a penalty shoot-out last night against the Netherlands at the European Championships, for encroaching from his line.
US Murph returns to tell us about the superhuman efforts of Lebron James in the NBA playoffs in recent weeks, and why this could be his last hurrah with his hometown team before seeking pastures new.
LeBron James goes glass and drills the Tissot Buzzer-Beater to lift the @cavs to victory in Game 3! #ThisIsYourTime#WhateverItTakes #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/VWpEN8Rm26
— NBA (@NBA) May 6, 2018
And we also pick apart the reaction to gambling being legalised in the US, and what that means for sport in the country.
Mark Cuban to CNBC on sports gambling decision: “I mean, look, it could finally become fun to go to a baseball game again.”
— Dan Steinberg (@dcsportsbog) May 14, 2018
Plus there’s UEFA’s broken windows policy, Martin O’Neill storms back into our affections, whither John Delaney, and our next football superstar Troy Parrott.
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