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Archive for October 6th, 2009

Jerry Colangelo: “It was a backlash. A little bit of anti-Americanism, a slap in the face at the President, people of the IOC upset with the people of the USOC for their actions.”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Despite four years, millions of dollars in planning and a last-ditch pitch from President Obama, the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid ultimately fell short.  The city of Chicago was eliminated before the host city was even selected. Chicago only received 18 votes out of 107.  With a large delegation headed by ...

Rex Ryan: “We Can Play With Anybody in This League”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

  This post was written by Chris Fedor from WKNR in Cleveland  After three straight wins to start their season, the New York Jets we’re riding high with a lot of confidence.  Not too many people thought that a team with a rookie head coach and a rookie quarterback would start ...

Eli Manning: ‘It’s a little tender but hopefully my goal is to try to get back so I can do some stuff Wednesday in practice.”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

It remains to be seen whether Eli Manning will be out for next Sunday’s game against the Raiders.  After injuring his foot on Sunday, Eli underwent an MRI where it was revealed that he has plantar fasciitis.  Any word that ends with an “-itis” doesn’t seem to be a good thing, ...

Pat Riley: “Maybe Some of the Balance of Power is Beginning to Shift Back East”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

  This post was written by Zach Krantz from WQAM in Miami.  The summer of 2010 is the equivalent to the Powerball for the NBA. The free agent class is the biggest of all time.  Lebron James, Chris Bosh, and Dwyane Wade headline the class and Pat Riley will have the ...

Max Starks On The Improved Steelers Offensive Line: “The difference a year makes, it comes full circle because we know each other and we think we’re an efficient group now.”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

The offensive line of the Pittsburgh Steelers has gotten as much criticism as any unit coming off a Super Bowl victory. But considering how may times Ben Roethlisberger has been sacked the past two years (96) and how poor the Steelers were running the football last year, it's only fair ...

Can Chauncey Billups Make It 8 Conference Finals In a Row?

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

  This post was written by Zach Krantz from WQAM in Miami.  Chauncey Billups was the leader of the Pistons teams in the mid 2000’s that made it to six consecutive Eastern Conference finals.  He is the ultimate leader on the court for whatever team he has played for and the ...