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Archive for May 31st, 2011

Former Youngstown State Quarterback Ray Isaac on Sports Illustrated’s Jim Tressel Article: “The Article is a Big Lie.”

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

It didn't take long for Ray Isaac to come to Jim Tressel's defense. And he's done so as passionately as anyone else. The former Youngstown State quarterback who got caught up in accepting cars and money from a prominent booster while playing under Tressel two decades ago came out Tuesday ...

Mike Tyson Compares Former Life and Career to Masturbation: “I was having a lot of fun but you’re not producing anything, you know?”

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

It sure is a challenge transcribing nearly an hour of Mike Tyson talking about anything, let alone his take on a wide range of personal and professional topics. But it's always worth it. Iron Mike seems to be good for at least four or five laugh out loud moments recently, ...

JR Hildebrand Doesn’t Shy Away From Talking About Epic Loss In Final Stages of Indy 500

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Wow, what a finish at the Indianapolis 500. Rookie JR Hildebrand won't soon forget it that's for sure. Unfortunately for him and his team, Panther Racing, it's for all the wrong reasons. Hildebrand looked to have the race in the bag only to crash into a wall in the final ...

Horace Grant On Scottie Pippen’s Comments Regarding LBJ And MJ “You’re entitled to your opinions, but he’s wrong on this one.”

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Are we ever going to cease comparing LeBron James to Michael Jordan? LeBron James is a lightening rod for controversy in the NBA as his decision to take his talents to South Beach has caused such a stir that the Miami Heat are the certified team to hate throughout professional basketball. We ...

Mark Emmert Is Emphatic That Student Athletes Are Amateurs, Believes Coaches Should Be Held To Higher Standard Than Student Athletes

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

In light of Jim Tressel's resignation as head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes on Memorial Day the hot button issue in Division I collegiate football presides over the controversy of coaches' being held accountable for violation that their student athletes commit behind closed doors. Ohio State football surely isn't the first program ...

Dan Wheldon Wins the Indy 500 Thanks to JR Hildebrand’s Crash in the Final Turn

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Dan Wheldon insists he wasn't thinking it, but it's impossible for me to believe him. Wheldon, who was racing in the Indianapolis 500 on just a one-race contract, sat in second place entering the final turns. If it were me, I'd have to be thinking that was an outstanding finish ...

NFL Lockout News: Freddie Mitchell Feels There Won’t Be A Season This Year, Believes Team Workouts Are Stupid

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Freddie Mitchell was never afraid to run his mouth during his playing career. Mitchell may have even believed he was just a tad bit better of a player then he truly was, but he has never shied away from being honest. During his playing career Mitchell believed that Donovan McNabb did ...

Sam Presti, Oklahoma City Thunder Trend Toward NBA Title One Step at a Time

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

It's a whole lot easier to sound smart when things are going well. Sam Presti keeps sounding smarter and smarter. The Oklahoma City Thunder general manager put coach Scott Brooks in charge, drafted Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and, not coincidentally, has seen the team go from miserable to title ...