The Big Show

Feb 25, 2016; Surprise, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez points at the World Series champions patch on his jersey as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Sports Wire: David Lesky

David Lesky of the Pine Tar Press joined Jeff and BK on The Big Show to discuss whether the Royals should re-structure Salvador Perez’s contract. Plus, the guys ask David if he would prefer Ian Kennedy or Yovani Gallardo for the money they were both paid this offseason. PODCAST: 

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Jan 9, 2016; Davie, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins executive vice president football operations Mike Tannenbaum addresses reporters during a press conference at Doctors Hospital Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Sports Wire: Ben Alamar

Ben Alamar is the director of sports analytics at ESPN and the author of the book Sports Analytics: A Guide to Managers, Coaches and Other Decision Makers. He also helped to create a quiz that the Miami Dolphins are using this week at the NFL Combine. Ben joined Jeff and BK on The Sports Wire to discuss how that quiz came about, …

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May 20, 2015; New York City, NY, USA; St. Louis Cardinals centerfielder Randal Grichuk (15) hits a triple in the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field. The Cardinals defeated the Mets 9-0. Mandatory Credit: Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Best of The Sports Wire: February 27, 2016

The Vegas World Series odds are out, and everyone is falling in love with the Cubs. Jeff and BK explain why it’s too soon to count out the Cardinals. Plus, there’s a surprise Cardinals player in the MLB Top 50, and if Mizzou could opt out of the SEC for one year, which conference would they join? All of that …

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Feb 23, 2016; Oxford, MS, USA; Missouri Tigers guard Tramaine Isabell (4) brings the ball up court against Mississippi Rebels guard Martavious Newby (1) during the second half at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Mississippi Rebels defeats the Missouri Tigers 85-76.  Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

Best of The Big Show: February 26, 2016

Mizzou is looking for its fifth conference win. They’ll have their next opportunity to do so tomorrow against Texas A&M. Matt and BK give their expectations for the Tigers. Plus, what one thing do the Cardinals & Royals need to do in order to be successful in 2016? BEST OF THE BIG SHOW:

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Sep 26, 2015; Lexington, KY, USA; Missouri Tigers wide receiver J'Mon Moore (6) runs the ball against Kentucky Wildcats safety Marcus McWilson (15) in the second half at Commonwealth Stadium. Kentucky defeated Missouri 21-13. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Mizzou Spring Football Preview: Wide Receivers & Tight Ends

It won’t take much to improve the Missouri passing game in 2016. The Tigers ranked last in the SEC in nearly every passing category in 2015, and new Missouri head football coach Barry Odom put a clear emphasis in his first recruiting class to improve the pass-catching options. Missouri returns most of its receivers from a year ago, but the …

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Feb 20, 2016; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson gives instructions to his players doing the second half of a game with the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks won 84-72. Mandatory Credit: Gunnar Rathbun-USA TODAY Sports

The Big Show: Gabe DeArmond

Gabe DeArmond of PowerMizzou joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss the best way to build the Missouri basketball program, what we should expect from the Tigers versus Texas A&M, and what we can expect from the football team’s junior day this weekend. PODCAST:

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Jul 24, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Randal Grichuk (15) follows through on his two run home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Kane-USA TODAY Sports

Best of The Big Show: February 25, 2016

A surprising Cardinals player made the top 50 of the MLB Network’s top 100 players list. What could it mean for the Red Birds in 2016? Matt and BK give their thoughts. Matt also explains why the Blues need to make a move at the deadline. Plus, Gabe DeArmond of PowerMizzou and MU wrestling coach Brian Smith join the show. …

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Sep 5, 2015; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers defensive end Charles Harris (91) is congratulated by safety Brock Bondurant (16) after he caused a fumble during the first half against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks at Faurot Field. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Mizzou Spring Football Preview: Defensive Ends

Remember when I said a year ago that #DLineZou was at risk? At the time, the defensive line was difficult to project. None of the players that were expected to start had been in that role before. Guys like Markus Golden, Shane Ray, Marcus Loud, Lucas Vincent and Matt Hoch were all gone. Could Charles Harris, Walter Brady and Terry Beckner Jr. really …

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Feb 23, 2016; Oxford, MS, USA; Missouri Tigers guard K.J. Walton (10) brings the ball up court while guarded by Mississippi Rebels guard Terence Davis (3) during the second half at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Mississippi Rebels defeats the Missouri Tigers 85-76.  Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

Top Five Stats From the Mizzou Basketball Season

I know, I know. You hate numbers. The mention of “analytics” makes you cringe. I understand. That’s not your fault. That’s on people like me who love the numbers, and don’t understand why others don’t. Really, at its core, analytics are simply a way of painting the picture of what we’re watching. Why are the Golden State Warriors so good? …

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