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Archive for October 7th, 2009

San Francisco 49ers GM Scot McCloughan Explains Events Leading Up To Signing Michael Crabtree: “It was unique because we didn’t know about it. We had nothing set up, so they were flying in without us really having anything set up.”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

So the saga of Michael Crabtree's signing process has come to an end. After a holdout that lasted longer than two months, the talented wide receiver out of Texas Tech has inked a 6-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers. There's plenty of rumor and innuendo flying around already about what led ...

Joe Torre: “This is Step One, It’s an Enormous Step, and If We Get Through This, Step Two is Not Easy Either”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

  This post was written by Chris Fedor of WKNR in Cleveland. Pretty much the entire season, the Dodgers were the team to beat in the National League.  They got off to a great start to their season and looked like they were the clear-cut team to beat in the National ...

Brandon Marshall: “No Team Has Made the Playoffs at 4-0 So We Have a Lot of Work to Do.”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Who would have thought that the Broncos would be undefeated at the beginning of the season? I will be the first to admit that I thought they would be bad this year. After all, they traded away Jay Cutler and replaced him with Kyle Orton. Not to mention the fact ...

Commissioner Selig Sizes Up The Major League Baseball Landscape As Playoffs Set To Start

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

The 2009 Major League Baseball playoffs are set to begin today now that the Minnesota Twins have knocked off the Detroit Tigers for the final playoff spot. There's the defending champion Philadelphia Phillies back in the picture. Then there's the two juggernauts in the American League - the New York ...

Jimmie Johnson: Can This Dynasty Get Any Better?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Jimmie Johnson and the #48 Lowe’s car are on the verge of something special. They have already positioned themselves as a NASCAR dynasty and they look to improve on and go for an unprecedented 4 consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championships. That is unheard of! This incredible stretch is being compared ...

Brad Hawpe On Eve Of MLB Postseason

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

What a stunning turn around for the Colorado Rockies. After an abysmal start to the year, the Rockies fired their previous manager Clint Hurdle, and hired old Dodgers skipper Jim Tracy. Since about June 1st, the Rockies have been dynamite, storming all the way back in to the NL West ...

Bernard Berrian: “We Still Have A Lot of Improvement to Do”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

  This post was written by Chris Fedor of WKNR in Cleveland.  What great theater on Monday Night Football this past week.  It was billed as the most anticipated game of the season in the NFL and it did not disappoint at all.  Brett Favre went against his old team for ...

Jared Allen: “We Expect to Win, We Expect to Play Well, We Expect to Things to Go Our Way”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

  This post was written by Zach Krantz of WQAM in Miami.  When Brett Favre was asked about Vikings Defensive End Jared Allen after the Vikings beat the Packers Monday Night he said, “He is a beast”.   Allen’s final stats from Monday Night Football were six tackles, 4.5 sacks, a forced ...

Doc Rivers: “I Think Rajon Rondo Will Be a Lifetime Celtic”

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

  This post was written by Chris Fedor of WKNR in Cleveland.  Coming off an NBA title in the 2007-2008 season, the Celtics were ready for another Championship run last year.  They started off the season great and were one of the best teams in the NBA.  However, they lost their ...

Shawne Merriman Says He Barely Knew Tila Tequila and She Wasn’t His Girlfriend

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

  This post was written by Zach Krantz of WQAM in Miami.  The last 18 months have been tough for former sack machine Shawne “Lights Out” Merriman.  Before the 2008 season started he needed season ending surgery to fix torn knee ligaments (although he initially tried to play though the pain) ...