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Archive for June, 2010

The Knicks Look To Be Big Players In Free Agency

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

It is almost here.  “The Summer of LeBron” and the most anticipated free agent class in NBA history will officially hit the market tonight at 12:01 AM.  LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki, Joe Johnson, Amare Stoudemire, and the list goes on and on.  All of these guys are ...

Tony LaRussa Remains Patient While His Team Is In A Slump

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The National League’s Central Division has been dominated by Tony LaRussa and the St. Louis Cardinals for the last decade or so.  But winning the division this year isn’t a lock, just yet.  Right now they are in the middle of a divisional race with the Cincinnati Reds and the ...

Brock Lesnar: “I’m coming home with the belt Sunday”

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

After smacking the living crap out of Frank Mir about a year ago, Brock Lesnar was holding up his UFC Heavyweight Championship belt in the middle of the octagon feeling supremely confident and was on top of the world.  Lesnar has had many impressive fights throughout his career and has ...

Freddie Roach Confident Pacquiao and Mayweather Will Fight November 13th

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

You're sick of this. I'm sick of this. Everyone is sick of this. Will these two guys just get into the ring and settle once and for all who the greatest fighter of this decade and possibly generation truly is? The first go-round in the Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. ...

Is Bob Bradley the Right Fit For U.S. Soccer?

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The World Cup has come and gone for the U.S. and once again they failed to fulfill the expectations placed upon them.  This time around, the U.S. was sitting pretty as they won Group C and advanced to the knockout stage to play Ghana, who has now knocked the U.S. ...

Kobayashi Runs from Chestnut, Hot Dog Eating Contest

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

They say every good story needs a hero and a villain. That may be true in books, movies and reality television, but I'm not sure it really applies to sports. Sure, more people tune in when the Yankees are in the World Series, many too root for, yet more to ...

David Wright Credits Starting Pitching for Mets’ Success

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

One wouldn't expect that a guy leading the league in RBIs would claim that the only reason for his team's success is starting pitching, but that's the way David Wright explains the New York Mets turnaround from a poor 2009 and a tough early month to 2010. It may be ...

Brandon Jennings: “This year I have got to be more of a leader because I know what is expected of us.”

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The age requirement enacted by the NBA has forced high school players to think about getting an education, at least for one year.  A lot of people have let their frustrations be known about it but I think that it is a good idea.  The quality of play in the ...

Ryan Dempster Says Carlos Zambrano Owes an Apology

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Carlos Zambrano has a history of outbursts and not being able to control his emotions.  He has taken his frustration out on mitts, Gatorade coolers, and the dugout as a whole, but the other night he went too far when he took his frustrations out on his own teammates.  While ...

Like Fine Wine, Wagner Gets Better With Age

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

As a lifelong Atlanta Braves fan, it is disappointing to think about only winning one World Series title after the incredible run of the 90’s and early 2000’s.  The Braves would have most likely won back-to-back World Series titles only if they had a legitimate closer, not Mark Wohlers.  Up ...