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Archive for April, 2012

Mark Jackson Denies that the Warriors Tanked Down Stretch

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Prior to the season Golden State Head Coach Mark Jackson proclaimed that he had a playoff team, a team capable of surprising people in the Western Conference. He was wrong. The Warriors dealt with numerous injuries to key players throughout the season, they traded away Monta Ellis and once again ...

First-Round Surprise Bruce Irvin Explains His Recent Arrest and His Feelings on Draft Night: “I Had No Contact With Pete”

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The annual first-round reach of the NFL draft came at pick No. 15, when the Seattle Seahawks caused jaws to drop by selecting West Virginia outside linebacker Bruce Irvin. Irvin wasn't expected to be picked until Round 2 or 3, but he was off the board before the opening round ...

Mike Rizzo on Calling up Bryce Harper: “I don’t think his leash is short. I think this guy is going to be a good player.”

Monday, April 30th, 2012

From the day that Bryce Harper graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, his MLB debut has been much-anticipated. That moment occurred this past weekend when the Washington Nationals were faced with a slew of injury problems and a depleted roster. Nationals Executive Vice President of baseball operations Mike Rizzo felt ...

Brock Osweiler on Teaming Up with John Elway and Peyton Manning in Denver: “It’s a Quarterback’s Dream”

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Denver Broncos added their quarterback of now in free agency in March. In April, they've added insurance for said quarterback, and quite possibly their quarterback of the future as well. That pressure falls on the shoulders of 21-year-old Arizona State product Brock Osweiler, who will likely become Peyton Manning's ...

David Stern on Lockout Shortened NBA Season, One-And-Done College Players and Star Players Controlling the Balance of Power

Monday, April 30th, 2012

The NBA playoffs are upon us after a labor dispute lasted into December and cut into the regular season. The 66-game regular season was a challenge for every team around the league. NBA Commissioner David Stern weighs in on a heap of topics that are dominating the headlines as the ...

Cleveland May Have Found Its New Starting Quarterback in Brandon Weeden

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Whenever a team picks a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft, it's not good news for any incumbent quarterback on that team. That means bad news for Colt McCoy, who saw his Browns draft Brandon Weeden with the 22nd overall pick on Thursday. Since then, there have ...

Ryan Tannehill Maximizes His Draft Stock, Goes to Miami With the No. 8 Overall Pick

Friday, April 27th, 2012

One of the interesting stories on the first night of the NFL Draft was always going to be where Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill was selected. Tannehill, who played receiver for some of his career with the Aggies, saw his draft stock skyrocket thanks in part to a big performance ...

David West Says Even Without Dwight Howard the Magic Are a Dangerous Team

Friday, April 27th, 2012

After years of being stuck in mediocrity and hovering around the final spot in the playoffs, the Indiana Pacers finally took a huge leap this year. David West’s addition this offseason was a big reason why. West not only brought an offensive post presence to the Pacers, but he brought ...

Joel Ward on Racist Reactions to his Series-Winning Goal:

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Joel Ward picked a good time to score his first goal since Feb. 24. Ward's overtime winner Wednesday night in Boston sent the Bruins packing and the Capitals to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. But there's an unfortunate side to his heroic story, as Ward quickly fell ...

Trent Richardson Promises He’ll Be a Name to Remember “In All of NFL Football”

Friday, April 27th, 2012

It didn't take long for trades to become a huge part of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Everyone knew that Indianapolis would take Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick and Washington was set to take Robert Griffin III second. After that, it became a bit of a ...