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Archive for April 25th, 2012

Sean Payton Breaks His Silence, Insisting that the Saints Can Still Win the Super Bowl and Calling the Wiretap Report “Garbage”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

To nobody's surprise, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been extremely quiet since the bounty scandal excrement hit the fan nearly eight weeks ago. Payton made an appearance at the owners meetings in March, but he's now suspended for 2012 and no longer able to discuss football with ...

Larry Brown Hopes He’s Coaching Basketball at SMU for the Long Haul

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

It was one of the more head-turning hires in recent memory in college basketball. It was also one that probably made you scratch that head. SMU recently hired coaching great Larry Brown, who hadn't coached at the college level in more than two decades, about the same time that the ...

Ernie Grunfeld on Contract Extension: “I wasn’t that concerned about it. This is the second year of our rebuild.”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ernie Grunfeld celebrated his 57th birthday in style this week by signing a contract extension to stay on with Washington. The Wizards president has been with the organization for nine years and there was some speculation surrounding his future. Washington is 18-46 (2nd worst in the Eastern Conference) as the ...

Mike Brown and the Lakers Will Start the Playoffs Without Metta World Peace

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

The minute that Ron Artest, now known as Metta World Peace, arrived in Los Angeles, it seemed like the emotional tirades and on court altercations that had become his calling card were a thing of the past. In fact, World Peace was surprisingly even named the NBA’s Citizen of the ...

Christian Ponder Doesn’t View 2012 as a Rebuilding Year in Minnesota, Expects the Offense to be “A Lot Better”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Christian Ponder is coming off a rocky rookie season in Minnesota during which he performed at a level somewhere in the wide range that separated offensive rookie of the year Cam Newton and punch line Blaine Gabbert. But the Vikings won only three games and Ponder had as many interceptions ...

Michael Floyd Moves On From Past Issues, Readies for NFL Life

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Recently, Michael Floyd's offseasons have been marred by off-the-field incidents involving alcohol. Floyd was hit twice for underage drinking and then last offseason was arrested for driving under the influence, a mistake that cost him a long-term suspension from the team and his captain role. But the Notre Dame wide ...

Matt Bonner Admits the Spurs have Exceeded Expectations, Picks Miami as the Favorite in the East

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

They might not get the attention the Lakers, Heat and Bills receive, but no team in the NBA has a better record than the San Antonio Spurs, who have quietly wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. But that was also the case last year, and San ...

DeMarcus Ware Believes the Cowboys Must Add Safety in the NFL Draft. Could he be hoping for Mark Barron?

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

DeMarcus Ware had 19.5 sacks for the Dallas Cowboys last season. This was the sixth season in his seven year career where he recorded double digit sack totals. That about tells the story for the Cowboys dynamic pass rusher. He is the heart and soul of the Dallas defense and ...

Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen: “If I Change, I Would Be A Hypocrite”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ozzie Guillen has learned a lesson or two in recent weeks, but don't expect that to change who he is. The Miami Marlins manager, now back from a five-game suspension from his club following comments about Fidel Castro, says he's learned that he needs to quiet down when it comes ...