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Archive for October, 2011

John Elway on Broncos 45-10 Loss against Detroit: “Anytime you have a performance like that, everyone’s responsible.”

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Well that didn't go so well for an encore performance. A week after leading the Denver Broncos back from the grave for an improbably 18-15 overtime win over the Miami Dolphins, Tim Tebow was not able to muster such magic in Denver's Week 8 matchup against the Detroit Lions. Tebow ...

Tom Brady Won’t Sit Back and Listen to People Who Say the Patriots Suck

Monday, October 31st, 2011

It's probably about time to panic in New England, right? I mean, the Patriots were outgained 427-213, managed just 43 rushing yards and held the ball for just over 20 minutes in Sunday's 25-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, so the season must be over. What's next? Reports that the ...

Replacing Tony LaRussa Will Not Be Easy For The Cardinals

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The more and more I think about it, with the news of Tony LaRussa retiring from the game of baseball after 33 seasons, the more I think the baseball gods were watching over the St. Louis Cardinals during the World Series. It looked like the Cards were dead late in ...

Huggins, West Virginia Brace for Move to the Big 12 Conference

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Bob Huggins is headed back to the Big 12 Conference. Huggins coached Kansas State during the 2006-07 season before leaving for West Virginia, which last week announced that it will leave the Big East for the Big 12. For Huggins and the Mountaineers basketball program, that doesn't seem like such a ...

Ryan Mathews Builds Up Swagger in His Second Season

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Ryan Mathews' NFL career began against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football a year ago, a game where he ran the ball 20 times for 78 yards, but also had a fumble in the San Diego Chargers' opening-day loss. It's kind of a bittersweet memory, but he'll have ...

John Calipari Thinks This Year in College Basketball Will Be Similar to 2008

Monday, October 31st, 2011

You have got to give it to John Calipari. Everywhere he goes, he wins. When he took over the head coaching gig at Kentucky, the Wildcats were more of an also-ran in college basketball, a middle-of-the-pack team in the SEC. Calipari took over three years ago and it didn’t take ...

Todd Haley: “We were able to withstand some of that adversity. It’ll end up being real good for us in the end.”

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Kansas City Chiefs have bounced back from an 0-3 start to level their record heading into their Monday Night Football matchup with the San Diego Chargers. when everyone kicked dirt on them at one point, myself included. Todd Haley deserves some credit for getting the Chiefs back on track ...

Larry Lucchino: “I don’t want to play the blame game. You guys might want to live in September 2011 forever, but we don’t.”

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Larry Lucchino has moved on from the Boston Red Sox's September collapse and rightfully so. The Sox are ready to start a new chapter in their franchise's illustrious history after hiring Ben Cherington to replace Theo Epstein as general manager. Now Cherington and the rest of the top brass in Boston ...

Joe Buck: “That was the best game, with what was on the line, that I’ve ever seen in my life”

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Game Six of the World Series between the Rangers and the Cardinals had everything you could ever want as a sports fan wrapped up in over four hours of incredible and drama-filled baseball. All the errors, base running blunders, incredible defensive plays, clutch pitches, and clutch hits added up to ...

Bill Snyder’s Wildcats Can Prove They Are Among the Elite Against Oklahoma

Friday, October 28th, 2011

There may be no greater team story in college football this season than the resurgence of Kansas State's program once again under the direction of Bill Snyder. The legendary coach has his team at 7-0 with victories over the likes of Miami, Baylor, Missouri and Texas Tech, the team that ...