In preparation for tomorrow’s episode, our guest referred attending a college basketball game featuring “a team in blue that isn’t Duke blue.”
That team in blue was explicitly referenced in the Facebook post chain that inspired the name of this podcast: the University of Kansas (KU) Jayhawks (or, as detractors like Mike would call them, the “Chickenhawks”).
Mike had famously said in that chain that he would have to be dead to wear any KU apparel on his person.
Fast forward to 2015 and a bad set of picks on the Winning Side Coaches podcast – which led to a batsu game (for those of you who don’t know Japanese comedy, a batsu game – with batsu being the Japanese word for punishment – is a penalty for losing a bet). The result of that batsu game:
By the way, the pick that resulted in this cringe-worthy photo: Mike picked the Vancouver Canucks to win the 2015 Stanley Cup.