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Archive for July 29th, 2009

Mike Singletary: ‘If I can help make them a better person, nine times ouf of ten I can help make them a better football player.’

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Training camp for the San Francisco 49ers is unofficially under way. Players and coaches had preliminary meetings yesterday, as well as met with a legion of devoted 49ers faithful. The first practice won't be held until Saturday but the excitement is building in the Bay Area for the first full ...

Don’t Expect Daily Updates From Vick’s Agent On Where He’ll Play This Year

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

On Monday Roger Goodell conditionally reinstated Michael Vick. So far we've heard from teams that won't sign Michael Vick, but no teams have outwardly expressed an interest in signing him.  Bad publicity and all, Michael Vick will get a shot somewhere.  He has too much talent for a team not ...

Steve Kerr: This Year Will Be More Fun

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

It's time for your favorite MAD TV skit, 'Lowered Expectations.'  And, just like the viewers of that very funny routine, Steve Kerr hopes his fans (and players) are smiling all season long.  We all know this team is not as good as last year, but, if Amare Stoudemire comes back ...

Jared Allen On Brett Favre’s Decision To Not Return: ‘We’re going to go to camp, bust our balls…and try to make it to an NFC Championship and the Super Bowl.’

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Brett Favre has decided to stay retired and not return to the National Football League for one more go with the Minnesota Vikings. That means we can finally put that story to bed for at least another year and concentrate on the opening of training camps around the NFL rather ...

Les Miles: ‘Summer’s over. No more putting your feet in the sand, no more playing with the kids, it’s time to play ball.’

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

College Football is just around the corner and Media Days have happened or are happening around the country for the various BCS Conferences. A substantial portion of the Southeastern Conference coaches took their turn addressing the media late last week in Hoover, Alabama and continued on in to early this ...

Buddy McGirt On the Late Vernon Forrest

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

If you're a fighter trained by Buddy McGirt, you might want to take out a huge life insurance policy and lock yourself indoors for the next year or so. McGirt trained the late Arturo Gatti, and also the recently deceased Vernon Forrest. All joking aside, McGirt is known as one ...

Tyson Chandler: The Bobcats Remind Me Of The Hornets

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Odd ball.  Strange.  Really not sure what to make of this deal other than mucho dinero problemas.  Two 26-year-old bigs were swapped in the NBA: Emeka Okafor to the Hornets for Tyson Chandler, a man who N'Awlins almost traded to Oklahoma City during this past season.  Not to take anything ...

Dick Jauron: We’d Like To Use The No-Huddle

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Points.  Points.  Points.  This should be the Buffalo Bills main concern in training camp, and if you believe the words of head coach Dick Jauron, it is.  This team was unwatchable a lot of the time on offense last season.  That being said, when Trent Edwards was healthy to start ...