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Archive for October, 2009

Pete Carroll and The Trojans Will Have Their Hands Full With Oregon This Weekend

Friday, October 30th, 2009

At the beginning of the season, there were a lot of questions and concerns about USC.  There is never a doubt about whether they are going to have a strong season in the Pac 10 under Pete Carroll, but after losing their starting quarterback from a season ago to the ...

Aaron Rodgers: “This Week is Just One of Sixteen”

Friday, October 30th, 2009

When the Packers decided to move on from Brett Favre two years ago and turn things over to Aaron Rodgers, I think a number of Green Bay fans and a number of people around the NFL were skeptical.  I actually thought and still do think it was a great decision.  ...

Fantasy Football Has Gotten So Big That There is Now a TV Show Based Around It

Friday, October 30th, 2009

I remember about ten years ago or so when I first got into fantasy football.  I was in High School and it was big deal back then, but now it’s huge.  There are so many people out there that play it nowadays.  Aside from just your average Joe, celebrities play ...

Kurt Warner: “We are definitely playing our best football right now and we definitely want to continue that.”

Friday, October 30th, 2009

What a difference a year makes.  The last time the Arizona Cardinals played the Carolina Panthers was in the NFC Championship game last year.  This week, the Cardinals are looking to go three games above .500 and the Panthers are looking to win their third game of the season.  Kurt Warner and the ...

Kasey Kahne on Talladega: “I think it is a unique experience. It is pretty cool.”

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Kasey Kahne is heading into this weekend’s Talladega race with almost no chance of winning the 2009 Nextel Cup. Kahne is in eleventh place with just four races to go, a long way from the momentum he carried into The Chase. It looked as though he could make a run ...

Doc Rivers On Rajon Rondo: “I believe he’ll be a Celtic for life whether he gets this deal done by October 31st or not.”

Friday, October 30th, 2009

The Boston Celtics are off to a nice start. After defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in a marquee matchup on opening night, Boston throttled the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night to improve to 2-0. The big addition in the offseason was veteran Rasheed Wallace. Thought to be a risky addition chemistry ...

The Knicks are Looking to Improve in Mike D’Antoni’s Second Season…or Are They?

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

When you think about Mike D’Antoni’s teams in the past, you think about teams that like to run up and down the court, they like to score as much as possible and they like to score quickly.  His offensive system is very fun and exciting, but I don’t think that ...

Kurt Rambis: “We want to win a championship; we want to put a championship caliber team on the court”

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

The Kurt Rambis era kicked off for the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Rambis, the ninth head coach in the team's 20-year history, had been an assistant with the Los Angeles Lakers for 10 seasons.  It’s a little bit different scenario in Minnesota and LA, the Lakers won the championship last season and ...

Roy Williams: Are the expectations too high for UNC this season?

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Roy Williams is coming off a national championship and his second in five years at his alma mater North Carolina.  After winning their second national title the Tar Heels find themselves in a similar situation to the year after their last title defense. Carolina has lost their top four players. After ...

Sean Payton: “I think we have got real good leadership on this team“

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

This Monday night should be a tough game for the Atlanta Falcons as they face their division foe, the New Orleans Saints. The Saints offense is number one in the NFL in points scored and total yards per game andis the best that I have seen since the New England ...