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Archive for April, 2011

Georges St. Pierre Has to Get Through Jake Shields Before He Can Think About Anderson Silva

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Georges St. Pierre is considered by many to be one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the UFC right now. St. Pierre has been on a roll recently and last was seen dominating Josh Koscheck. This weekend, Georges St. Pierre will get to fight in his home country of Canada, ...

Thomas Dimitroff, Atlanta Falcons Spend Big to Draft Julio Jones

Friday, April 29th, 2011

In a night that was full of first-round trades, the Atlanta Falcons scored unarguably the most eye-popping of the group during the first night of the NFL Draft on Thursday. Atlanta moved from the 27th spot to the sixth spot, taking Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones once they got there. But it cost the ...

Veteran Experience Collides With Youthful Athleticism as Boston Squares Off With Miami

Friday, April 29th, 2011

The newest Big Three against the most recent Big Three to come before them squaring off in an NBA Playoffs series? Yes, please. In a not-so-surprising turn of events, the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics each won their first-round series to earn the right to face each other in what ...

Jason Bay Feels Timing Is Everything In Sports And His Return Wasn’t The Only Factor In The Mets Recent Turnaround

Friday, April 29th, 2011

On March 29th Jason Bay felt a slight strain in his rib cage, which was a troubling sign to the left fielder who was looking to start off the year on the right foot after a series of concussions sidelined the newest Met for over half of last season. Bay ...

Peter Laviolette Was Satisfied With The Flyers Effort Against The Sabres, Describes Process Of Juggling Goaltenders

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Peter Laviolette went into the Eastern Conference quarterfinals confident that his team could handle the Sabres even though Buffalo had been unbeaten in twenty of their last twenty-four games going into the postseason with a hot goaltender in Ryan Miller. The series against Buffalo was anything but easy for Philadelphia, ...

John Daly on Mentoring Ryan Mallett, His Psychologist Jon Gruden, and Elin Nordegren Not Fulfilling Tiger Woods’ Sexual Needs

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

This is tough for me. I try to leave my opinions out of things and just transcribe interviews for you all to form your own judgments. I'll provide my understanding of the context when necessary, but usually I get it that you don't care what I have to say. But ...

Patrick Peterson on People Saying He’s a Safety: “I have to prove them wrong again”

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Patrick Peterson is the best cornerback in the draft and you can certainly make the argument that he is the best player overall in this year’s draft. When you look at his body of work and everything else, you can certainly see why. Peterson was a shutdown corner at LSU, ...

Marcell Dareus Enjoys His Soft Bed While Waiting to Get Paid

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Marcell Dareus won't have to wait long to hear his name called tonight. The Alabama defensive lineman is projected by just about everyone to go in the top three overall picks, perhaps at No. 2 to Denver. You'll remember that Dareus broke onto the national scene by delivering the hit that ...

Andy Dalton Could Hear His Name Called Earlier Than Originally Expected Tonight

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The day of unpredictability is now upon us. All of this discussion about the end of the lockout and the legal jargon that has come with it will not overshadow the first round of the NFL Draft tonight. And what a night it should be, if solely based on the ...

Sean Payton Calls The NFL Draft The “Life Blood” Of The Saints Organization, First Round Selection Could Be Defensive Line Position

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

So after an enormously disappointing Super Bowl defense in the 2010-11 campaign, which saw the Saints (11-5) lose in Wild Card weekend to the Seahawks, a team that went 7-9 in the NFC West, what has Sean Payton been up to this off-season? Well for starters he's seems very relaxed ...