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Archive for March, 2011

John Elway on the Denver Broncos Drafting a Quarterback: “We’re not sure we have a franchise guy on our team right now.”

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

It's been five straight years that the Denver Broncos have missed the playoffs but boy there is a new sense of optimism surrounding the organization. And why shouldn't there be? Previously defined by the standoffish Josh McDaniels, the Broncos have a new face representing the organization and he just so ...

Roger Clemens: “We’ve had to take it on the chin a little bit but we will have our chance to talk.”

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

When Roger Clemens appeared before a Congressional committee on the use of steroids in baseball back in 2008, he was unconvincing in his testimony before Congress, which opened the door up for federal perjury charges.  I am not sure why Clemens took the huge risk by appearing and answering questions, ...

Calhoun and Calipari, No Love Lost Between The Two

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

It has been a really tough season for Jim Calhoun. Not only has he dealt with losses in his family, but of course everyone knows about the punishment that he will receive next year for recruiting violations. However, through it all Calhoun has overcome the adversity and has his team ...

Dwyane Wade Feels He Has Been Underappreciated Throughout His Whole Career And Worries About Boston In The Playoffs

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Miami Heat finally seem to be firing on all cylinders as the NBA regular season comes to a close. The Heat have won six of their last seven games after last night's, 123-107 road victory versus the Washington Wizards. Miami currently sits at 51-23, two games behind the Chicago ...

Fiesta Bowl Could Be In Peril As BCS Launches Task Force To Study The Investigations

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

By now, just about everyone probably knows the tale of John Junker, the former CEO and president of the Fiesta Bowl who lost his job after the bowl's investigations revealed massive amounts of improper spending. What we don't know yet is exactly what Junker's activities will cost the bowl. The Bowl ...

Mike D’Antoni’s Chair Is Getting Warm

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Mike D'Antoni has felt the pressure of late as the New York Knicks were on an epic skid that saw the club lose six straight games before back-to-back rallying performances against the Orlando Magic and New Jersey Nets this week. Even though Carmelo Anthony has now put forth back-to-back 39 ...

Jose Canseco: “This guy Damon, look at his past history. It is just pathetic.”

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Instead of fighting inside the ropes, Jose Canseco is battling with a celebrity boxing promoter from Florida over accusations that he sent his twin brother, Ozzie, to pretend to be him and fight a match in his place.  The promoter, Damon Feldman, claims that "Jose" showed up for his scheduled ...

Jake Locker: “I am making progress on the things that people had questions about”

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Jake Locker’s decision not to forgo his senior year may have been a critical mistake for him because his draft stock took a major hit after not living up to his lofty expectations this season.  Still, he finished with a very solid career at Washington starting 39 games, throwing for 7,639 yards, ...

Don’t Expect Jon “Bones” Jones to Lose His Belt Anytime Soon

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

The Jon “Bones” Jones era in the UFC has officially begun. Not only did Jones take down and apprehend a robber prior to his championship fight against Shogun Rua, he then wasted no time dismantling the former champion inside the cage. Rua was by far the toughest opponent that Jones ...

Coach K Talks About ‘Fab Five’, Final Four, and Kyrie Irving

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Coach K recently finished his 31st season at Duke and surpassed Bobby Knight as the winningest coach in Division I men’s college basketball history.  Winning seasons, superb graduation rates, and a close-knit basketball team are all attributes that reflect on the man that seems to have been in Durham since ...