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Archive for March 6th, 2009

Stuff I Would Forward On To My Buddies 3/6/09 Edition

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The older you get the more you need to cheat (SportsByBrooks) This guy is on crack.  All the accolades are deserved (Fanhouse) Shaq is a hypocrite.  Rips Bosh, but can't take it from Van Gundy (Toronto Sun) A-Roid Conspiracy Theories (The Big Lead) Rosenhaus says TO will have new team by end of next ...

Richard Jefferson Has The Bucks Movin’ On Up

Friday, March 6th, 2009

One of the more surprising deals of the NBA off-season was the Bucks trading Bobby Simmons and Yi Jianlian for Richard Jefferson.  It really gave them a strong starting lineup and a good defensive player on the wing.  The Bucks also hired Scott Skiles in the off-season to instill some ...

The Atlanta Hawks Have Been Under the Radar All Season Long

Friday, March 6th, 2009

One team that no one is talking about in the NBA this season is the Atlanta Hawks.  They're currently the fourth seed in the East which would give them homecourt advantage in the first round.  They've dealt with injuries to Al Horford and Josh Smith along with a suspect bench, ...

No Negotiation Is Ever Easy With Scott Boras

Friday, March 6th, 2009

You rarely if ever hear about prolonged holdouts or contract negotiation problems unless Scott Boras is involved.  For Boras it's the norm.  It could be Alex Rodriguez,  J.D. Drew, Pedro Alvarez, or most recently the drama of Manny Ramirez. As a fan of baseball, you hate Scott Boras.  As a media ...

SRIs 1st Annual MLB Spring Training Round-Up: National League East Edition

Friday, March 6th, 2009

SRI continues along with our Spring Training Roundups today with the National League East.  Outside of the Yankees-Red Sox, the Phillies and Mets has become the fiercest rivalry in all of Major League Baseball.  These teams generally don't like each other and the trash talking is off and running again ...

Cheech and Chong Hit The Sports Radio Bong

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong better known simply as Cheech and Chong, have taken their act to the road once more after a number of years of not working together. There were rumors of a reunion movie after Chong finished his nine month stint in prison for distributing drug paraphernalia in ...

Leroy Hill: “I’m sorry for embarrassing the Seahawks name.”

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Seahawks team president Tim Ruskell has painted himself as a "character guy" -- above all, he wants players who stay squeaky clean off the gridiron as much as they bang heads between the lines. But in the last year, he's had to renege on that perfect record. First, there was ...

Birk and Baltimore: A Perfect Fit

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The Minnesota Vikings have spent a great deal of money on their offensive line in the last few years -- there was the famous 2006 "poison pill" deal with guard Steve Hutchinson -- the one that started a wave of seven-year, $49 million contracts for guards -- and half a ...

Steelers Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Steelers DC Dick LeBeau, the mastermind of the 3-4 defense in the NFL, just finished his 50th league in the league as either a player or coach. The 71 year old LeBeau should be a strong candidate for the Hall of Fame, but assistant coaches have never been elected to ...

SRI NFL Free Agency Week 2 Round-Up

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Week 1 is now over in the 2009 version of NFL Free Agency. Here's a recap of all the NFL interviews posted on SRI since the floor opened for business at midnight last Friday. Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano and Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith on WHB in Kansas City Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner ...