For a half-inning, Charles Barkley joined the Sportsnet broadcast booth in Toronto. We edited it down to just the highlights (SportsGrid has the entire thing) of Charles holding court on on local food, the Phillies, and other random nonsense.
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Barkley is asked questions and gives answers and it's fascinating as always.
Chuck is on a roll. Even after getting a little political, he can still say whatever he wants and flip off whomever he pleases, so long as it's not on the air. Miami fans are sour that he called their team "a whiny bunch" last week; Barkley is operating under the correct assumption that he can do whatever he wants…
With Turner stations like TNT getting some of the preliminary NCAA Tournament games, they'll be forced to use their NBA announcers not well-versed in the college scene. Billy Packer, formerly of CBS, levelled the criticism in an interview last month. But last night, someone finally told Barkley.