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Archive for July 22nd, 2011

C.J. Wilson On Tough Luck Loss: “It put the Angels on notice that Weaver is not the only All-Star in the division.”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

As Yoggi Berra once said 'Good pitching always stops good hitting.' That was the case yesterday for C.J. Wilson of the Texas Rangers in a tough loss luck loss against the Anaheim Angels where he threw an absolute gem and lost 1-0. The high powered Rangers offense could muster no ...

Takeo Spikes: “We’re not going to sign a deal until the deal is fair”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It seems like a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NFL could be on the horizon, but it is just not done yet. Yesterday the owners got together in Atlanta and approved a new ten-year deal. It was passed on a 31-0 vote and now the deal is in the ...

Derrick Mason: “I think the meat and potatoes of the agreement are there….But this deal is too big to do electronically.”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Here's Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and player rep Derrick Mason with an update and commentary on the NFL Lockout situation. Sounds like there's nothing in the new proposal that's unacceptable to the players necessarily, but also that they're collectively going to take the necessary time to make sure all 1,900 ...

Dana White: “Floyd (Mayweather) is one of the big problems with boxing”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

There continues to be worldwide debate and there probably always will be between boxing and MMA. However, with the emergence of the UFC it really is no contest at this point. Boxing is still popular and of course some of the top pound-for-pound fighters make big money with pay-per-views and ...

Clark Hunt: “The steps we took in approving a deal hopefully brings us to an end to the lockout.”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

The owners have approved a new collective bargaining agreement, but that doesn't mean the NFL lockout will be ending anytime soon. It seems every time the fans get their hopes up that the lockout will finally come to an end of this painful process another issue comes up yet again. ...

Will Muschamp Feels He Needs To Do A Better Job With Time Management, Excited About John Brantley’s Future In Gainesville

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Will Muschamp is beginning to realize the expectations down in Gator Nation. The former Texas University defensive coordinator was reminded during SEC media day that last year's 8-5 Florida Gators team was labeled a 'disappointment'. Not that he needed the reminder -- since being hired, he's been flooded with emails from fans offering ...

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive Uses The Podium To Address Ideas That Would Change The College Football Landscape

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Ah yes, we've reached that time of year where every major college football conference has its annual Media Day. The days are used for all members of the media to catch up with a league's coaches and players, but also with the commissioners. The SEC kicked things off this week ...

Veteran NFL Agent Peter Schaffer Explains Why Players are in a Bad Position, How They Could Have Been More Prepared

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

There's no doubting that, as we wake up Friday morning, NFL players find themselves in a bad position when it comes to the proposed collective bargaining agreement and an end to the lockout. At least one prominent agent believes the situation could have been avoided. NFL owners on Thursday approved a proposed CBA ...