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Archive for April 4th, 2012

Magic’s Magical Post-Basketball Career Continues

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

It seems like everything Magic Johnson has been involved in when it comes to sports has been a success. He won a National Championship while at Michigan State, he won five titles with the Los Angeles Lakers, and will always be remembered as one of the best players to ever ...

Ozzie Guillen Expects His Miami Marlins to Contend in the “Unbelievable” NL East

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

I'm not sure there will be a more interesting division to follow in baseball this season than the National League East. You could probably find a way to convince me that any one of the division's teams could wind up making the playoffs -- yes, even the Mets, though that ...

Kirk Gibson: Last Year’s Accolades Were Nice, But Nobody Knows What Will Happen This Year

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

In 2011, the Arizona Diamondbacks won 94 games, captured their first division title since 2007 and gave the Milwaukee Brewers all they could handle in the Division Series of the playoffs. It all led to manager Kirk Gibson winning the National League Manager of the Year and left people believing ...

The Atlanta Braves Look to Move Forward Following Last Year’s Late-Season Collapse

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Last season it looked like a near certainty that the Atlanta Braves would make the playoffs in the National League. It was right there in their grasp during the final month of the season. Instead Atlanta collapsed as they went 2-8 in their final 10 games, including five straight losses to ...

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman Weighs in on the Team’s Revamped Uniforms

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

All 32 NFL teams unveiled redesigned uniforms on Tuesday. As the league switched its exclusive maker of apparel and uniforms from Reebok to Nike, most of the tweaks were minor. But in Seattle, the transformation was a little more dramatic: Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman joined 710 ESPN in Seattle to discuss ...

Brian Orakpo on NFL Uniform Changes: “There are some alternate uniforms that a lot of teams have not revealed yet.”

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Out with the old and in with the new for the NFL's uniforms.  Well, sort of. The official retail supplier of NFL jerseys is now Nike, who is back from their prolonged decade-long hiatus, unveiled the changes on Tuesday in New York City. There wasn't much dramatic change for most ...

Ron Washington Previews the Rangers’ Season by Addressing Derek Holland’s Struggles and Yu Darvish’s Progress

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Coming off back-to-back World Series appearances, the Texas Rangers enter 2012 as one of the favorites in the American League to again return to the Fall Classic. But the AL is top-heavy, and in the offseason, Texas lost ace starter C.J. Wilson to division-rival Anaheim. That leaves manager Ron Washington ...

Bernard Pollard Rants and Raves About the Bounty Punishments and the NFL’s Crackdown on Violence: “This is Not Powderpuff Football”

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

The New Orleans bounty scandal isn't going away. Four penalties handed down from the league office are being appealed, and the fallout will only build when players are punished in the near future. As a result, new players continue to come forward with their perspectives on "Bountygate." Considering his history ...