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Archive for November, 2009

Derek Jeter – Sports Illustrated’s 2009 Sportsman of the Year

Monday, November 30th, 2009

It's been quite a career for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. He's won five World Series championships, four Gold Gloves (including in 2009), four Silver Slugger Awards (including in '09), been named to the All Star team 10 times, and won the Hank Aaron Award for the second time ...

Chris Redman: “I take a lot of run reps just to kind of give Matt a break, but all those passes in the game I’ve never even thrown before.”

Monday, November 30th, 2009

The Atlanta Falcons kept their slim playoff chances alive on Sunday by staging a late rally to upend the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-17. The unlikely hero was backup quarterback Chris Redman, who filled in for the injured Matt Ryan early in the game to a toe injury. The Falcons had ...

Colt McCoy Has All But Sealed Up the Heisman Trophy

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Colt McCoy had one of the best games of his life this past week against Texas A&M. McCoy all but sealed up his Heisman trophy with a career game against the Longhorns rival, Texas A&M. Last year’s Heisman runner-up threw for 304 yards for 4 touchdowns and rushed for a ...

Derek Fisher Looking For the One for the Thumb

Monday, November 30th, 2009

There are so many things that you can say about Derek Fisher and most of them, if not all of them will be positive.  Off the court, he is a great man, he conducts himself with class and I am a great admirer of him as a person.  On the ...

Ryan Grant on Aaron Rodgers: “He is a True Leader”

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Despite being up just 13-7 at halftime of the Thanksgiving Day game against the Lions, the Packers seemed to have the game in hand. Well at least if you looked at the stat sheet.  Aaron Rodgers threw for 206 yards and they ran for another 50, but were only up 13-7. That’s ...

Drew Brees and Robert Meachem Face Their Toughest Challenge Yet

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Tonight’s game between the Patriots and the Saints will for sure be full of firepower. You have arguably the two best quarterbacks in the league, Drew Brees and Tom Brady, facing off and two high scoring offenses. Brady has two great weapons to throw to in Randy Moss and Wes ...

Tully Banta-Cain getting ready for Monday Night Football

Monday, November 30th, 2009

The Patriots have more on the line then just winning game Monday Night when they play the Saints. They have to win to save the 16-0 undefeated season they had in 2007 before they lost to the Giants in the Super Bowl. The Pats failed to do the same against ...

Brian Kelly on the rumors of him possibly leaving Cincinnati right now: “I’m not interested in anything that doesn’t have a Bearcat on it”

Monday, November 30th, 2009

With the rumors circulating about Charlie Weis potentially being ousted as Head Coach at Notre Dame, one of the names that will continue to be brought up is Cincinnati Head Coach Brian Kelly.  And it should be.  What can you say about the job that he has done at Cincinnati?  ...

Dr. Jerry Buss On The Ron Artest Impact In L.A.: “Kobe’s average has gone up from last year which was a surprise to most people. But that’s why we signed Artest.”

Monday, November 30th, 2009

If you've ever been to a Los Angeles Lakers game at Staples Center, you were most likely treated to a show by Kobe Bryant. You where however guaranteed to be treated to plenty of eye candy at Staples Center - whether it was the scantily clad Laker Girls or dolled ...

Sidney Rice: “I just hope we continue to stay focused and don’t let any of this attention we are getting get to us as a team.”

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Sidney Rice and the Minnesota Vikings have been a surprise so far this year.  The jury was still out as to which Brett Favre would be playing, but it wasn’t long until he showed us that he has a lot left in the tank.  The Vikings have plenty of offensive ...