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Archive for October 12th, 2011

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro on Phillies Loss to Cardinals: “We just didn’t hit” and He Was Angry When Howard Swung at 3-0 Pitch

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The Philadelphia Phillies were put together this season with one goal in mind. It wasn’t to have the best record in the regular season, it wasn’t to win the National League East, or just get into the playoffs either. It was to win the World Series. After making a huge ...

Bill Parcells Pays Kind Tribute to Friend and Adviser Al Davis

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

In today's fast paced news cycle, folks have largely moved on from the passing of Al Davis this past Saturday. But on Tuesday, Bill Parcells took some time to reminisce about the man he had a long and wonderful relationship for nearly half a century. Parcells joined ESPN Radio in New ...

Charles Barkley: “I think if they take 50-50 that’s their only chance of playing this year”

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

There was more information released by the NBA in regards to the lockout and just like last time, it’s not good news for NBA fans. After first cancelling all of the preseason, it was announced that the two sides still were not able to come to an agreement on a ...

Terrelle Pryor on Ohio State football this year: “It hurts me. I know I can be on the field helping them guys.”

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

For Terrelle Pryor the time has finally come. The former Ohio State quarterback has completed his five-game suspension and is now officially eligible to practice with the team who took a chance on him in this year's supplemental draft, the Oakland Raiders. It sure seems timely that following the passing ...

Dabo Swinney Has the Clemson Tigers in the Thick of the National Championship Hunt

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

When we think of the national championship picture, I think we automatically think of LSU, Alabama and Oklahoma. Then probably teams like Wisconsin and Stanford or perhaps Boise State or Oklahoma State. That's because all of those teams were ranked near or in the top 10, or higher, to start ...

Troy Polamalu on Slow-Start Steelers: “The first month is not the telling story of what can happen the rest of the season.”

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

I write about the Pittsburgh Steelers nearly 365 days a year, so believe me when I say the healthy return of Troy Polamalu has been one of the more positive developments of what's been a rocky start to the 2011 season for the six-time Super Bowl champions. Polamalu injured his ...

Detroit Lions Move to 5-0, Continue Doing Their Part to Uplift the Spirits in the Motor City

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

As Michael Irvin points out in the following interview, we've got to be careful when comparing cities with a post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans, because nothing will be the same as that. However, at the same time, it's hard not to make some parallels with what is going on in Detroit ...

Joe Girardi: “I can’t say that I’m not extremely disappointed. It was just really difficult leaving that room that night.”

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The depth of the starting rotation may have been the biggest cause for concern for the New York Yankees in 2011, but it was actually the bats that actually cost the organization a chance to move forward towards a possible 28th World Series title this October. Even with a lineup ...

Amar’e Stoudemire Believes Players Could Start Their Own League, Confident in Solidarity: “We can go years man.”

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Apparently New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire never took a hard look at playing basketball overseas. However, many of his colleagues have and continue to do just that. In fact, Stoudemire think if so many players are thinking about that as an alternative to the NBA, players should put their collective ...