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Archive for April 13th, 2012

Russell Westbrook Believes Oklahoma City Is Equipped to Play With Anyone

Friday, April 13th, 2012

While the Dallas Mavericks are the defending champions, it’s clear as the regular season winds down that the road to the Finals goes through Oklahoma City out West. While the Thunder have some flaws, like every other team, they also have a trio of players (Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and ...

Ben Howland, UCLA Land Top High School Product in Shabazz Muhammad

Friday, April 13th, 2012

When we last saw Ben Howland, the UCLA coach was coming off a season where his Bruins didn't even make the postseason and they had recently been slammed by a Sports Illustrated article that shed negative light on what Howland and the program were doing. He might not have erased ...

C.J. Wilson Isn’t Mad the Texas Rangers Did Not Offer Him Free Agent Contract But Was Upset Club ‘Wasted’ His Time

Friday, April 13th, 2012

One of the biggest stories of the MLB hot stove last December was C.J. Wilson moving on from the Texas Rangers and signing with their biggest rival the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Wilson, a Los Angeles native, didn't see the huge issue of signing with the Angels considering that's ...

Tony Romo: “It’s about time that we go to that next step. I think our team is going to be ready for that.”

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Tony Romo had one of the best individual seasons of his career last season by throwing for 4,184 yards and 31 touchdowns despite playing several weeks with broken ribs and a bruised throwing hand. The Cowboys crumbled yet again, though, after putting themselves in great position at the start of ...

Metta World Peace is Brimming With Confidence After His Best Game as a Laker

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Since arriving in Los Angeles in 2009, Metta World Peace has had some positive moments with the Lakers. His role in bringing the Lakers their last NBA title certainly can’t be overlooked. But overall, his time in Hollywood has been a mixed bag full of inconsistency. World Peace has dealt ...

With His Shiny New Extension Out of the Way, Lance Briggs Throws His Support Behind Matt Forte

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Lance Briggs is finally a happy man, for what that's worth. Only four years ago, the veteran linebacker signed a lucrative six-year contract extension with the Chicago Bears. However, before his mega-deal was even halfway complete, Briggs was already asking for a new pay day. He and agent Drew Rosenhaus ...

Demaryius Thomas Attempts to Clear the Air, Says He’s Done Talking About Tim Tebow

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Almost singlehandedly helping to keep NFL media and fans busy and/or entertained during the mini lull that exists between free agency and the draft is Demaryius Thomas. The Denver Broncos wide receiver appeared to throw his former quarterback under the bus when he was somewhat critical of Tim Tebow on ...

Hard Knocks in Atlanta? Matt Ryan is Indifferent, Focused Instead on Improving his Strength and Endurance

Friday, April 13th, 2012

As if there wasn't already enough pressure on franchise quarterback Matt Ryan (who still hasn't won a playoff game in his four-year career as the team's starter), the Atlanta Falcons have reportedly received an offer to be the subject of this summer's edition of HBO's Hard Knocks. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan ...

Boston Celtics Continue Scorching Second Half of NBA Season

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Doc Rivers acknowledges that the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are still the scariest teams from the East. His team has to be next in line. Since the All-Star break late in February, the Celtics have gone 19-7, they've won nine of their last 11 games, and have seen a ...