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Archive for February 17th, 2012

Ken Whisenhunt: “We’re in a heck of a lot better position at the quarterback position than we were a year ago”

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Last offseason the Arizona Cardinals went out and made a bit of a blockbuster trade to try to land their quarterback of the future. The Cards traded a second round pick as well as a Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for then 26-year-old Kevin Kolb. The thinking was Arizona would finally fill the ...

Kate Upton Found Out She had been Named the 2012 SI Swimsuit Issue Cover Model on Letterman like Everyone Else

Friday, February 17th, 2012

To be 19, beautiful, wealthy and at the center of the modeling universe at the moment. Such is life for Kate Upton, who of course, was recently revealed as this year's cover model for Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue. Upton, who found out that she would be gracing the cover on ...

Rockets forward Chase Budinger has been waiting for his chance at the Dunk Contest and stays mum on his plans

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Houston Rockets third-year forward Chase Budinger has been selected to participate in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. He will join Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, Derrick Williams of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks. Now these aren't names like Blake Griffin, Dwight Howard and LeBron James, but the ...

“Suga” Rashad Evans Explains the Bad Blood Between Him and Jon “Bones” Jones

Friday, February 17th, 2012

“Suga” Rashad Evans and Jon “Bones” Jones used to be friends and training partners. Nothing could be further from the truth now. The bad blood between the two fighters will come to a boiling point at UFC 145 in Atlanta. Jones is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in ...

West Virginia AD Oliver Luck Equates Big 12 Transition to Divorce: It’s Expensive Because It’s Worth It

Friday, February 17th, 2012

While some teams have been unable to orchestrate switching conferences due to buyouts and such, West Virginia announced this week that it settled a lawsuit with the Big East in order to make the move to the Big 12 this fall. Mountaineers athletic director Oliver Luck wouldn't release the settlement ...

Roger Goodell: “I was very clear that expansion is not something we have considered. We want to keep our teams where they are.”

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Somehow the NFL survived what was nearly a nuclear situation for their business, the prolonged lockout in the spring and summer months of 2011. However, when the lockout was lifted in August, the NFL didn't skip a beat, as the entire season was played and fan interest remained undiminished. At ...

Offseason Weight Loss Continues to Serve Kevin Love Well as NBA Heads Towards All-Star Weekend

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Kevin Love put in the work during the offseason to make sure that he'd been in shape if and when an NBA season rolled around. Love lost 20 to 25 pounds to come back in better shape, and it's something that he can point to now as he makes his ...