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Archive for June 8th, 2011

Maurice Clarett: “You are treated like a celebrity. It’s not a Terrelle Pryor problem. It’s just a culture of the whole system.”

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Maurice Clarett had it all at Ohio State. During his freshmen year in 2002, Clarett was a dominant force, helping lead the Buckeyes to a National Championship. He challenged the NFL's draft eligibility rules as a freshmen, trying to come out of college early and was booted from Ohio State ...

Philip Rivers Can’t Imagine Not Playing Football

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Philip Rivers is fiery, he is animated, he is a fierce competitor, and he sounds like a guy who lives and breathes football. You know that the NFL being in the middle of the lockout is really affecting the Chargers quarterback, especially because they were dethroned by the Chiefs as ...

Kevin McHale Will Return to the Sidelines

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

This past season, the Houston Rockets were missing a huge piece of their franchise and they were forced to play without Yao Ming. Despite that, the Rockets barely missed the playoffs and they finished with a record above .500. Apparently that wasn’t enough for Houston to justify keeping Rick Adelman ...

Keith Primeau On Aaron Rome’s Hit: “In general there is a lack of respect for one another. That is alarming.”

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Let's make one thing absolutely clear here: there is no excuse for the kind of cheap shot or even blindside hit that Vancouver's Aaron Rome delivered on Boston's Nathan Horton in game three of the Stanley Cup Finals. Hockey may be a sport of gladiators on skates played on a ...

Should We Be Surprised that Alcohol is a Central Theme In the Growing Controversy Faced By West Virignia AD Oliver Luck?

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Where to start with this one. First of all, you learn something new every day. At least I did. I had no idea that Andrew Luck's father was an athletic director at a BCS school. Luck, the Stanford Cardinal quarterback who opted to return to Palo Alto for his redshirt ...

USC Athletic Director Pat Haden Says NFL Needs To Step in to Prevent Collegiate Athletes’ Relationships with Agents

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

What is likely the final hammer to drop on USC in regards to Reggie Bush fell this week when the BCS stripped the Trojans of their 2004 national championship. It was hardly a shocking move given everything else that has gone on in the case. However, it's not as though ...

Terrry Francona ‘Envisioned’ Tim Wakefield Getting The Red Sox Through The Summer, Feels Josh Beckett Is A Different Pitcher

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

The early struggles of the Boston Red Sox pitching staff has seemed to have gone by the wayside. Although Daisuke Matsuzaka is out for the season with Tommy John surgery later this week, John Lackey has picked it up since coming off the DL. Clay Buchholz has had a nagging ...