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Archive for April 20th, 2012

Joe Johnson: “Our main concern is getting home-court advantage honestly”

Friday, April 20th, 2012

It seems like every year the Atlanta Hawks are stuck in the same place: No man’s land. They’re a very talented and deep group that is capable of playing with any team in the NBA on a nightly basis, but when it comes to a seven game series, their flaws ...

John Calipari, Mark Few and Jim Boeheim weigh in on Bo Ryan-Jarrod Uthoff Wisconsin Transfer Mess

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Wisconsin University has elected to reverse its decision regarding Jarrod Uthoff. Bo Ryan had originally told his freshman forward that Wisconsin would block him from contacting as many as 25 schools in the Big 10 and ACC. While it's not unusual to block a transfer from going to an in-conference ...

Luke Kuechly Ready to Take His Tackling Talents to the NFL Level

Friday, April 20th, 2012

There hasn't been a better tackler in college football over the past two seasons than Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. He led the nation  both seasons, including piling up 191 takedowns this past season. He finished with more than 500 tackles for his career and now it's time to take ...

Roy Hibbert: “We’re the best kept secret. We don’t need the national media to really give us any recognition.”

Friday, April 20th, 2012

The Indiana Pacers have been a team on the rise over the past few seasons and they've put it all together under Frank Vogel. Indiana sits comfortably in the No.3 spot of the Eastern Conference looking destined to take on the Dwight Howard-less Orlando Magic in Round 1 of this ...

Ryan Tannehill Doesn’t Think He Can Be Compared to JaMarcus Russell

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Every year prior to the NFL Draft, players rise and fall in the eyes of the media. No player’s stock has risen this year quite like that of Texas A & M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. While it’s not surprising given the demand of the position, he never looked the part ...

Andy Dalton Knows Opponents Won’t Take the Bengals Lightly in his Second Season at Helm

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Somewhat lost in the Cam Newton hysteria: a superb rookie season from Andy Dalton in Cincinnati. Dalton finished the 2011 regular season with a passer rating only four points lower than that of Newton, who some think had the best rookie season a quarterback's ever had. He also threw four ...

Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera: We’re Looking For Immediate-Impact Players

Friday, April 20th, 2012

No one can argue with the fact that the Carolina Panthers were able to draft and find guys that were able to contribute as first-year players last year. Obviously, it's quarterback Cam Newton that everyone will first point to, but as coach Ron Rivera points out in the following interview, ...

Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland Admits to Being Frustrated but Defends his Philosophy; Dishes on Flynn and Manning

Friday, April 20th, 2012

During his run as general manager of the Miami Dolphins, Jeff Ireland has swung and missed in a few big spots. Some fans simply won't forgive Ireland for using back-to-back second-round picks on failed quarterbacks Chad Henne and Pat White, while others hold a grudge for his inability to reel ...