World Cup is happening, Legendary UT Broadcaster John Ward passes away at 88, Shibbles N Bits is still a thing and the WWE moves on past Money in the Bank. Shibley and Aaron are in the studio for this one.
This week it is still all about the Playoffs as the NBA and NHL are in full swing of their playoffs. The Commission on College Basketball said things. The NFL Draft happened, but did you hear about the guy who surfed an 80 foot wave. The Kentucky Derby is upon us, and NASCAR at Talladega. Also the Greatest Royal Rumble happened in Saudi Arabia and WWE Backlash is up next.
This week we discuss the Orange and White Game and the fallout, NBA and NHL Playoffs, NFL discussions on ending the Kickoff, Little Leaguers behaving badly, and preview the WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble.
This week we check in on the NBA and NHL Playoffs. We swing through Europe to talk the UEFA Champions League. We talk about all things Vol in the Vol Report. We talk Andre Ingram’s impressive moment, CM Punk and the UFC, The Boston Marathon, NASCAR, MLB, and the SPHL Playoffs. In the Wrestling corner we talk about why Wrestlemania 33 is totally irrelevant, the Superstar Shakeup and John Cena and Nikki Bella calling it quits. All that and more on this week’s Man in the Arena.
It’s time to talk about everything that happened in Augusta for the Masters. The NHL and SPHL playoffs go into full swing. Go Ice Bears! Conor McGregor lost his temper and UMBC is ready to take on everyone. Wrestlemania weekend happened and we also look back at who won the predictions for Mania weekend.
This week we must talk about Villanova and Notre Dame capturing their respective NCAA titles. The Masters is this Sunday, and Baseball is back in full swing. New Japan Pro Wrestling has it’s moment and then of course WRESTLEMANIA is this Sunday!
This week the NCAA tournament winds down on both the Men’s and Women’s side of the basketball equation. Major League Baseball is about to get back going with Opening Day around the corner. John Currie and his $2.5 million golden parachute. Vol Baseball and Softball is also in full swing. New rules coming to minor league baseball for this season. Another pro football league takes shape with the AAFL. Katie Ledecky decides to go pro as a swimmer. Daniel Bryan returns to the WWE Ring. New Japan Cup took place and The Mixed Match Challenge is about to set it’s final match.
Our Man in the Arena NCAA Brackets are not totally busted but they are in rags. Aaron and Shibley did not see what most people did not see with UMBC and Loyola-Chicago. We cover both the men’s and the women’s NCAA Tournaments. We also give a send off to the Tennessee Vols Basketball season a little shorter than we would like. We wag our finger at the inappropriate comments from members of the Knoxville Sports Media community that were directed at Sister Jean. We talk about the NFL Free Agency Bonanza and conclude as always with the WWE build to Wrestlemania and the Mixed Match Challenge.
This week it’s all about March Madness. The SEC Championship happened and we talked about how the Vols did. We also picked our brackets for the Men’s Tournament. Make sure you join our bracket challenge here password is maninthearena. You can also find a link on maninthearenaradio.com. In Shibbles N Bits NFL Happenings and even a mention of the IndyCar season opener in St. Pete. We also break down WWE Fastlane and the Mixed Match Challenge.
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This week we talk about the UT Men’s basketball team becoming co-champions with Auburn in the SEC. The Lady Vols early exit from the SEC Women’s Tournament. We set up the conference championships across the NCAA. Graduate transfers are going to make the next UT football team an interesting thing to watch form. New folks on the Jumbotron at Neyland. Vols baseball and softball also get a recap. Kobe Bryant wins an Oscar. In Shibbles N Bits, more fallout of the USOC and USA Gymnastics scandal, Texas Wesleyan University behaving badly, and Roger Bannister gets a farewell. The WWE report talks Fastlane and the Mixed Match Challenge.