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Archive for December, 2010

Chris Harris Clinches Another Victory, Now Can Bears Clinch Bye?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Chicago Bears safety Chris Harris had never had more than three interceptions in a season coming into this year. In 2010, he's got three game-ending picks alone. Harris has five total, all of them coming in the last eight games, and is a major part of the reason that the ...

Barkley on Rex Ryan: “If I was on that team, I would have every player and every coach come in without shoes on”

Monday, December 27th, 2010

When something newsworthy or funny happens in the world of sports there is no one better to get an opinion from than Charles Barkley.  So after the video of Rex Ryan's wife, Michelle, talking mostly about her feet surfaced last week, Dan Patrick did the right thing and called Sir ...

Matt Schaub Has No Explanation for the Houston Texans’ Most Recent Late-Game Collapse

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Another week, another frustrating loss for the Houston Texans. After such a promising start to the 2010 NFL season, the Texans are in a full-fledged free-fall to conclude the season after blowing a 17 point lead against the Denver Broncos in Week 15. Matt Schaub again played well at times, ...

Tom Brady Hopes the New England Patriots Keep Their Foot on the Gas Pedal

Monday, December 27th, 2010

The New England Patriots have rendered Week 17 meaningless. At least for them. Their victory over Buffalo on Sunday secured home-field advantage throughout the NFL playoffs and obviously they'll have a bye in the first round. That said, quarterback and MVP candidate Tom Brady says he wants to play the full ...

The NFC South Division Runs Through Atlanta

Monday, December 27th, 2010

After a successful 3-0 road trip, the Atlanta Falcons return home tonight for the first time in a month in what is going to be a hard fought, rivalry game against the New Orleans Saints.  Atlanta needs just one more victory to clinch the NFC South division title and home-field ...

Tom Izzo Says He Won’t Dumb Down Michigan State’s Schedule

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Tom Izzo has always been known for playing a strong non-conference schedule. Just because it seems like the first time in a while that his Michigan State Spartans stumbled through one doesn't mean he's going to change it. When the Spartans open Big Ten play this week, they'll do so as ...

Doc Rivers Doesn’t Like Playing on Christmas Either

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

No Rajon Rondo. No Jermaine O’Neal. No Kendrick Perkins. No problem for the Boston Celtics. Despite missing some big pieces in their rotation and having every reason to struggle, the Celtics are the hottest team in the NBA right now and are clearly the best team in the Eastern Conference. ...

Is Jason Garrett’s Future With Dallas Cowboys Secure Heading Into Final Two Weeks Of 2010 Season?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Jason Garrett has been presented with a nice opportunity to prove his salt as a head coach this past few months, but from where I'm sitting, these next two weeks have the potential to tarnish the commendable job Garrett has done since taking over in Week 10 in the wake ...

Bob Stoops Continues the Winning Tradition at Oklahoma

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Bob Stoops has been the head coach at Oklahoma for the last twelve seasons and has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success.  Just recently, the Sooners came back from a 17-point deficit against Nebraska in the Big XII Championship game to claim their seventh conference title in the last dozen ...

There’s No Crying in Football Matt Dodge, Even if You Played a Role in one of the Truly Epic Late-Game Collapses in NFL History

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Poor guy. Matt Dodge, the punter of the New York Giants who got chewed out by his head coach last Sunday for not punting the ball out of bounds on the final play of regulation, definitely screwed up when he allowed DeSean Jackson to have an opportunity for a game-winning ...