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Archive for July 7th, 2009

Roger Federer Wins 15th Grand Slam Title, Breaks Pete Sampras’s Record

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

15 Grand Slam Titles, six Wimbledon championships, a still standing record of 237 consecutive weeks ranked #1 in the World, and an unimaginable 21 straight Grand Slams making it to at least the semifinals. And those are just a few of the records he holds. This past Sunday in England, ...

Chris Pronger: I Didn’t Want To Be Traded

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

This seems like a match made in the hockey heavens.  I'm sure any of the 'Broad Street Bullies' would look at this signing like Michael Jackson's glove - a perfect fit (couldn't help myself).  Pronger is one of this SOB's everyone hates to play against, but when he's lining up ...

Jon Runyan Reflects On Career And Life Of Steve McNair

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Offensive tackle Jon Runyan will largely be remembered for his remarkable run protecting Donovan McNabb in Philadelphia, but he actually started his career with the Houston Oilers in 1996. Steve McNair, who was tragically shot head this past Sunday, was drafted in 1995 by Houston, but didn't become the full ...

Jeff Fisher: I’m Proud To Have Been A Part Of McNair’s Legacy

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Steve McNair's former coach in Tennessee, Jeff Fisher, held a press conference to say a few words about the man who was shot and killed last weekend.  People always seem to remember only the good things when a person passes, and it's refreshing to hear Fisher not only touch on ...

Senator Orrin Hatch: The BCS System Violates Anti-Trust Regulations

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Money, money, money, money; we all know this is what college football is about.  The big schools and conferences continue to rake in the majority of the dollars and they want to keep it that way.  This is clearly unfair and has been recognized as such for years.  I'm not ...

Dwyane Wade: Help!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

It's clear Dwyane Wade wants to see some alterations to the Heat roster before he becomes a free agent in 2010.  The NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist, and all around fiery competitive fellow wants ch-ch-changes, and soon.  The NBA has quickly become a 'What have we done lately' type of ...

Steve McNair Dead At 36: Former Rival Peyton Manning Reflects

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning and recently passed Steve McNair had a healthy rivalry going throughout the final years of the 1990s and most all of this decade. The two were named Co-MVPs of the 2003 season and were generally considered the gold standard of AFC quarterbacks before Tom Brady ...