Thursday's SportsTalk Live panel discusses the hot button issue of fighting in the NHL and say the game doesn't need it - 10/3
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I was. A big fan of the fight. Grew up playing the sport I understand it's its importance. And but I'm kind of Wear them here I get why. -- you don't that is what he said there with the best brand of hockey I think we all made as a Stanley Cup Playoffs then you mention the Olympics as well. Nothing beats that there's almost no fighting itself we all say that's the gold standard why do you need it for the 82 game regular season. Now you donated and I don't know why Scotty Bowman said let the players decide it is he crazy. -- why would you put up the players he thought the players make and the other rules that's up to the commissioner probably had not a great commissioner. And a and a rules committee in the NHL I live wipe all the players who cares what they say. Well I'm on the other side I do think it matters actually what the players as I understand that they don't you don't want -- making all the rules but the players are adults and they go in this knowing there's an inherent risk with fighting in hockey the fans enjoy fighting in hockey. There's boxing matches we don't try and they had boxing lesson we've been fighting in hockey as long as the players. Know the risk going in and I do think there is a policeman element to the game I think when Jonathan -- of entertainers getting around it's nice to -- the officials are gonna see everything but holly doesn't -- to hockey game when the officials missed completely the play that happened. And they don't rule correctly so the idea of having an enforcer out there saying hey you don't want. -- guy's gonna get his head knocked off if you knocked over our guys do a cheap shot I do think there is value in that but I think most of corny as this is not a kid's game officials 141618. Year old but these are adult men making consensual choice -- -- like it's like driving a car to dangerous thing we decided to order public transportation. And I'm not particularly proud of saying this that I'm sure that. Most of America wants there to be fighting and I mean we're having this conversation from Chicago which is one of the great hockey cities in the world they can appreciate the subtleties of hockey. How many people up there watching the highlights every night can. But do know that they like to watch a fight a guy I think think even the league must know that there's some of the appeal at least to the general public. Is biding your box. I think there's no doubt about that whether you want to admit it or not it's reason people pay thousands of dollars and Floyd Mayweather gets forty million dollars right. People enjoy seeing the violence aspect of it for better or worse it's.
them again and that Mayweather delivered that that ..... Ortiz trader. After the fight was over and hit it ..... unsportsmanlike. But who by Mayweather might drop them what ..... Larry merchant against Floyd Mayweather we have. I out of here ..... see him any kind of fight what they're mean
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I was. A big fan of the fight . Grew up playing the sport I understand ..... do know that they like to watch a fight a guy I think think even the league ..... people pay thousands of dollars and Floyd Mayweather gets forty million dollars right
do you think these two will fight again yes and do you think we'll ever get the Mayweather Pacquiao or Mayweather never ever gets out of jail ..... you know. May what you know Mayweather . Watched the fight and pick really need to fight
Saturday night but sets in bowl 12%. Went with thank you remarks and the rest of Chicago for voting multiple ties for the Bulls fight you're out of 530 tomorrow Eric cook and any big we did. The locked in for you all find out later tonight I don't know
win the Nadal weeks lost about. Everything we can't be weak if they've put the next four I think that the huge victory. Fight the trade deadline is tomorrow. Then are they going to add anything. Not by trade had to give up anything in the future
BYU became bowl-eligible with their win on Friday night and the Fight Hunger Bowl extended an invitation, which the school quickly accepted.
when the fuel left in the league that only fight that like four minutes a game. You know ..... just got only out there for two reasons to fight or to hurt people and he did his job tonight ..... fighting guy. But I am anti guys who only fight and if this is the fact this is John Scott
to your daily Chicago sports fix right here on CSN Chicago dot com. And you'll wild one at. The Hawks lightning hot dog fight for a late in the third and run calls and who say it messed me up path and it goes in off. Dad Jonathan Toews and get credit
s and you only or moving very. That's how it is and how important she I don't know if it accurately America and opens fight . He does a lot of how nice of you guys don't and the whole league game yeah yeah its tough tournament that's what we
When Adam McQuaid saw the dirty hit that John Scott put on his teammate Loui Eriksson, his instincts were to immediately go and fight Scott. That's a teammate right there.
we. Who won the last couple games on the road that this game can be the same this is going to be. It's going to be a dog fight you know argue that aren't in the when you look at the temperatures are probably going to be like they are now. What other
They feel it almost that. Meanwhile Lance Briggs out at least six weeks he's got a slight fracture in his shoulder but this fight all the injuries to key for each side of the ball. Delivery of the Bears ball and we've definitely got some dolls on the
feel it almost effect. Meanwhile Atlanta Braves out at least six weeks he's got a slight fracture in his shoulder but this fight all the injuries to key injuries for each side of the ball. Delivery of the Bears on we've definitely got some dolls on the
trying to remind examining him Graham Marshall a lot of credit for speaking out and speaking strongly. Bob imagine Brandon Mayweather saying you know these the type of plays they don't lie in. He doesn't have respect for other players you know you know
Luol Deng chats with CSN's Aiyana Cristal after the Bulls' tough win over the Pacers Friday night in Chicago - 10/18
be an excellent rebounding team but we did we need everyone to rebound and you you know you have to hit and then you have to fight . Just to pursue. And it takes work and takes multiple that it takes our. And you have to when you play this game. They have
Burleson and with this wing group with all saying and Jimmy Butler guys that could really to get the young guys Tony try to fight for playing time as well. How competitive is it during practice sessions when you got guys that are that athletic at the way
other for the cute little trick. They you like to do from triple mob around like he thought he threw. We just caught a little fight to get a little string like that they would decorate our football. It really does remind everybody what we're here for what
sleeping there's a psychological you want to criticize Dusty Baker is Steve Stone and others do for not visiting Mark Prior okay fight . But how about that how about not. Doing exactly the the most important magic can do the mental aspect of it we all saw the
going to be double and Julius Peppers the rest of the season. It Julius Peppers is gonna have a big year he's gonna have to fight off blocks from multiple different linemen. To get into the backfield because when are you afraid of Landon Cohen in court
And you know. You can't do that it's good football team expect to win. You when we have warm and full of water balloon fight just their emotional. So on the emotion never came source away for and then just comes easily the most common. Or I was trying
While Sunday was an impressive and hard-fought win for the Patriots, the result of the dog fight at Gillette Stadium came at a price.
again. He goes the whole way to the end zone 45 yards up the middle and score seven nothing. Later in the quarter for this fight again this time up the middle of nice you. And the senior Rondo for a 540. Showing off back to be right there. Highlight