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Archive for May, 2010

Last Second Loss Doesn’t Hurt the Suns Confidence Heading into Game Six

Friday, May 28th, 2010

What a game last night in the NBA Playoffs.  After a couple of stinkers to start the Western Conference Finals, the Suns have made the right adjustments and have turned the Lakers trip back to the NBA Finals into anything but a certainty.  Last night the Lakers went ahead by ...

John Daly Makes His Return To Colonial

Friday, May 28th, 2010

The Colonial Invitational in Forth Worth, TX, is one of my favorite golf tournaments to watch each year.  The course is very traditional in the fact that there is no target golf.  It forces players to take risks that they might not normally take and for that reason, I have ...

Joe Torre on retirement: “Of course, I said this 10 years ago, too but I’m happy I still have the energy to do this and I’m enjoying the baseball aspect of it.”

Friday, May 28th, 2010

For most of the winter, Joe Torre indicated that he was planning on retiring as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers after his contract expires in 2010.  Both he and people who have followed his career closely know that he has made similar statements about retiring in the past but ...

Calvin Johnson Says People Still Mock the Lions

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Ever since Calvin Johnson came into the NFL in 2007, I felt that “Megatron” had all the tools to become the best wide receiver in the NFL at one point in his career.  He’s a 6 foot 5 monster that has speed to burn, sticky hands, tremendous leaping ability, and ...

Joe West is in the News Again

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Joe West should probably just stop talking. Every criticism about the umpire in his 32nd year seems to include some contention that he enjoys being in the spotlight and prefers to be the show more than keep the real show in check. Earlier this season, West made headlines by publicly ...

Today’s Update: There is No Update

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Jared Allen cut off his mullet. Kevin and Pat Williams likely won't have to serve a suspension. The team let Chester Taylor go to the division-rival Chicago Bears and drafted Heisman candidate at running back to play alongside Adrian Peterson. Percy Harvin is dreamy. There is a lot  going ...

Joe Paterno Hopes to Add “Somebody from the East” to the Big Ten and Thinks the “Future is 16 Teams”

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

It's going to happen. The only question is who. The Big Ten (actually 11) is going to become the Big Ten (actually 12) - and it may eventually be the Big Ten (actually 16). Which team or teams has been in hot debate recently. Texas? Missouri? Nebraska? Iowa State? Pitt? ...

Nate Kaeding Looks To Get Past the Bitter End to Last Season

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

At the end of last season every San Diego Chargers fan in the country had a reason to want to wring Nate Kaeding’s neck.  Kaeding, who has established himself as the most accurate regular-season kicker ever in the NFL, missed three field goals against the Jets in the divisional playoffs ...

Sherron Collins on his relationship to the Morningstar family: ” It is just bad that they have to go through it like this but I am just praying for them, staying positive for them. Like I said, they are still going to be my family regardless.”

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Kansas University looks to be in a heap of trouble following a ticket scandal where a high-ranking member of the University of Kansas athletic department and the father of a prominent Jayhawks athlete were involved and allegedly made more than $800,000 in a ticket scalping operation.  Former Kansas Director of ...

Rashad Evans on the hatred between him and Rampage: “That’s All Real”

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Some of the best fights, whether it’s boxing or MMA, happen when two guys dislike each other leading into the fight.  That’s the case with this weekend’s main event at UFC 114.  Rashad Evans and Quentin “Rampage” Jackson made it pretty clear during their season on the Ultimate Fighter.  There ...