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Archive for August, 2009

Tedy Bruschi Calls It Quits After 13 Years In The NFL

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Longtime veteran linebacker Tedy Bruschi of the New England Patriots has retired from the NFL after 13 NFL seasons. Being a  huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers myself, it's hard for me to wax too poetic about Bruschi and his playing career in New England. But leaving allegiances aside, it's ...

Shaquille O’Neal on His Relationship With Steve Nash: “There is No Friction.”

Monday, August 31st, 2009

SRI continues to work in new writers preparing for the upcoming football season. This post is courtesy of Tim Gunter from 790 the Zone in Atlanta. Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most likable guys in all of sports. The so-called ‘Shaq Diesel’ has embraced technology and has reached out to ...

Brett Rogers: Fedor Hasn’t Felt My Power

Monday, August 31st, 2009

I really had no idea who Brett Rogers was until he took out Andre Arlovksi with his first slew of punches about 15 seconds in to the first round.  The fight was all fakes until Arlovski threw one punch and Mr. Rogers countered.  Game over.  Now, the man with an ...

Tom Brady: ‘You Know the Hit that I Took, I Just Fell Awkwardly.’

Monday, August 31st, 2009

SRI continues to work in new writers preparing for the upcoming football season. This post is courtesy of Tim Gunter from 790 the Zone in Atlanta. Last Friday night, the hit was heard around the NFL. When Albert Haynesworth burst through the Patriots offensive line and crushed Tom Brady, Patriots fans ...

Jonathan Papelbon: An Article Almost Made Us Lose Wagner

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Jonathan Papelbon speaks his mind, and in turn, he's been labeled as 'controversial.'  When compared to many other sports personalities who don't speak out, sure, you can say he's pushing the envelope a little bit, but really, he's just relaying what's in his head.  The media will run to his ...

Megatron Ready to Explode This Season

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Yesterday marked the biggest day for fantasy football drafts held for the 2009 NFL season. The reason this is relevant is that Calvin Johnson, aka Megatron, is a name that every fantasy footballer knows. Without residing in Michigan, Detroit Lions players are often forgotten. Except for Calvin, running back Kevin ...

Joe Smith: Atlanta’s The Perfect Situation For Me

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Joe Smith is that perfect veteran everyone wants and he'll definitely be an upgrade off the Hawks' bench, but do they have enough in front of him?  After getting bounced in four games to the Cavs in round number two, ATL has added Smith and Jamal Crawford.  So, they're the ...

Eddie Royal – A Lone Bright Spot In Denver

Monday, August 31st, 2009

There doesn't seem to be too much going the way of the Denver Broncos at this point in the 2009 calendar year. There was the Jay Cutler drama earlier this off-season, the Broncos have yet to win a preseason game, losing most recently on Sunday night to the Chicago Bears. ...

Jimmy Johnson: ‘I Think the Punter was Trying to Hit the Scoreboard.’

Friday, August 28th, 2009

We all know that Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones have been great friends for quite some time. Jerry Jones even invited Jimmy to the grand opening of Cowboys Stadium for the George Strait concert earlier this summer. What are great friends for? They are there to stick up for you ...

Arnold Palmer Thinks He Would Have Beaten Tiger In His Prime

Friday, August 28th, 2009

SRI continues to work in new writers preparing for the upcoming football season. This post is courtesy of Tim Gunter from 790 the Zone in Atlanta. For nearly half a century, Arnold Palmer has pioneered his vision for the game of golf and has been involved in developing many of the ...