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Archive for October 6th, 2011

Terry Francona: “I had a responsibility to get something done and it didn’t get done. So I need to wear that, and I do.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Pretty honorable stuff here from Terry Francona, the recently fired manager of the Boston Red Sox. Francona is all class in his lengthy, 40-minute interview on WEEI in Boston Wednesday. Even though his players cost him his job with their historic collapse, Francona takes all the blame for the team's ...

Anthony Parker: “From the beginning we as players have been told to be prepared to miss games”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

With NBA labor negotiations not going very well between the players and the owners, the preseason has been cancelled. It looks like the regular season is in peril as well. As an NBA fan, this is extremely frustrating. In any negotiation each side is going to have to give a ...

Shannon Brown on What David Stern Said to the Media: “The truth will come out when it’s all said and done”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

The NBA lockout continues to be in effect and while negotiations are taking place, the only thing that has been decided at this point is that there will not be any preseason games. It seems like the two sides are heading down the path of actually missing regular season games ...

John Fox on not starting Tim Tebow: “With no offseason that hurts growth. It’s a lot to put on a young player.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Did John Fox know exactly what he was signing up for when he decided to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos? Josh McDaniels was fired on December 6th of last year in the wake of the Broncos worst slide in four decades and the Spygate II videotaping scandal. ...

Ron Washington on Play of ALCS Bound Texas Rangers: “We really haven’t hit on all cylinders yet.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

The Texas Rangers were the only team to make it through the Divisional Series in fewer than five games. While the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees battle Thursday night, with the winner advancing on to the ALCS to face the Rangers, Texas and manager Ron Washington wrapped things up ...

Gary Bettman on the future of the Phoenix Coyotes: “I still remain optimistic that the club will remain where it is.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Gary Bettman is set to embark on another season as NHL commissioner, but this one will be different than ever before. There is a new sheriff in town, Brendan Shanahan, who is fully in charge of reviewing and assessing punishment in the league's new discipline policy for checking. Then there ...

Brent Celek Says Eagles Players Haven’t Turned On Each Other Despite 1-3 Start

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

The Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to be the NFL's Dream Team. They made major acquisitions in the offseason, have athletic quarterback Michael Vick and basically were supposed to cruise into the playoffs -- and to many, the Super Bowl. That's hardly been the case. Philadelphia lost its third straight game ...