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Archive for April 19th, 2012

Richard Pitino Takes Over Isiah Thomas’ Mess at FIU

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

After a few years as an assistant with Billy Donovan at Florida, and then working as the associate head coach with his father during Louisville’s run to the Final Four this past season, Richard Pitino is ready to step out of his father’s shadow and take over a program of ...

John Calipari: The Man Creating More Millionaires Than a Wall-Street Firm

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

A huge weight was lifted off John Calipari’s shoulders this past season when he finally captured his elusive National Championship. And it was probably Cal’s best coaching job. While he did have loads of talent, many of them were underclassmen and he was the man responsible for getting them to ...

Coyotes broadcaster Tyson Nash Has Received Death Threats for his Comments About Raffi Torres’s Hit on Marian Hossa

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The NHL playoffs have been highlighted by some stunning upsets, overtime thrillers and big hits that have caused quite a controversy. NHL senior vice president of player safety, Brendan Shanahan, has had his hands full handing out suspensions in an attempt to send a message about cutting down on dirty hits. Another ...

Bobby Valentine ‘Appreciated’ Dustin Pedroia’s Defense of Kevin Youkilis, Calls his Own Comments an Accidental ‘Check Swing’

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Bobby Valentine just can't seem to stay out of the news since he became the Boston Red Sox manager. Whether it be criticizing the New York Yankees or firing back at Curt Schilling, the Red Sox manager has sure made his presence felt. Earlier this week Valentine took on a ...

Colorado’s Jamie Moyer Becomes the Oldest Pitcher Ever to Win a Major League Baseball Game

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Jamie Moyer's story began as somewhat of a novelty. He was a 49-year-old pitcher coming off of Tommy John surgery who was invited to Colorado Rockies spring training and that in itself seemed like the feat. Then the story grew as it appeared he would make the club and he ...

Wayne Gretzky Admits to Being Surprised by the Excessive Intensity that has Plagued the NHL Playoffs

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

There have been some thrilling battles and surprising results thus far in the quest for the Stanley Cup, but unfortunately, the 2012 NHL playoffs have been marred by a slew of illegal hits and suspensions, once again shifting the spotlight on player safety and the violence inherently linked to the ...

Jabar Gaffney Appears To Be Out in Washington Following a Goofy Twitter Situation

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

A week ago, interesting messages began showing up on the Twitter account of Washington Redskins wide receiver Jabar Gaffney. They included the calling out of free agent defensive back Lito Sheppard -- a guy Gaffney calls a friend in the following interview -- and disparaging remarks about a soon-to-be ex-wife. Gaffney ...