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Archive for April 24th, 2012

RGIII: “I expect greatness out of myself so yeah I expect to be the starting quarterback.”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

With the NFL Draft now just two days away, much of the intrigue has been taken away, at least with the first two picks of the draft. Andrew Luck is going number one to the Colts and Washington made a blockbuster deal over a month ago to land the number ...

No Surprise But George Karl Admits That Ty Lawson Is the Key to the Nuggets Playoff Success

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

It was a tough season for the Denver Nuggets. One filled with injuries, youth, inconsistency and even some wheeling and dealing. However it looks like Denver has hit their stride and found their identity just in time for the playoffs. Not only did the Nuggets wrap up a playoff spot ...

Dirk Nowitzki Calls Lamar Odom’s Departure ‘Unfortunate’

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

There have been many highs and lows for the Dallas Mavericks this year. It all started when Mark Cuban and Donnie Nelson made the decision to let go of key role players like Tyson Chandler and J.J. Barea to clear up cap space in preparation for the future. The Mavs ...

Brian Dawkins Retires Content with his Outstanding 16-Year NFL Career

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

There are plenty of NFL players that we can sit around and talk about how they retired a season or two too late, putting an unceremonious close to otherwise great careers.  Brian Dawkins will not be one of those players. The 16-year NFL veteran retired on Monday via Twitter, putting ...

Peter Laviolette on Philly finishing off Pittsburgh: “Every Guy Did All They Could and More to Knock Out a Powerful Team”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The Philadelphia Flyers survived a violent, intense and emotional first-round series with intrastate rival Pittsburgh, and now Philly coach Peter Laviolette has a chance to reflect on a well-played series while he and his team await results from other matchups before they can begin preparing for a still-unknown Eastern Conference ...

Nick Saban Talks up his Five Potential First-Round Picks, Rips Pre-Draft Hearsay: “I Don’t Know How Anybody Drafts Anybody”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The BCS national champion Alabama Crimson Tide might as well take full custody of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft. As many as five members of Nick Saban's squad could be taken in Round 1 Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall. And if all five of the ...

Brett Yormark: “We wanted to bring a good product to Brooklyn. This team is bigger than one particular player.”

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The New Jersey Nets have officially ended a 35-year run in New Jersey as of Monday night with a 105-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. The next stop for the Nets will be Brooklyn in the new Barclays Center. As the Nets prepared for their move to Brooklyn the thought ...