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Archive for May, 2012

Hawk Harrelson Turns to Advil After a Unloading On Umpire Mark Wegner Last Night

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

It has been a pretty rough week for Major League Baseball umpires. It started on Monday when Jim Leyland went on a post-game rant demanding accountability for umpiring mistakes and then last night, home plate umpire Mark Wegner felt the wrath of Chicago White Sox TV broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson. ...

Ben Roethlisberger Still Sounds Irritated About Learning a New Offense

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Ben Roethlisberger never sounded all that happy about the fact that his Pittsburgh Steelers were going to switch their offensive scheme under former Arizona Cardinals coach Todd Haley. And Roethlisberger is still sounding a bit irritated about his new offensive coordinator this summer. Roethlisberger spends the following interview explaining how the ...

John Daly: I Can Win Again on the PGA Tour, I Just Need to Get In More Tournaments

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The trials and tribulations of John Daly during his golfing career are well-known. They couldn't particularly fit in this space here if I wanted to list them all. As it is, Daly hasn't won a golf tournament since 2004, but believes that he could still do it today. In his ...

John Tortorella is Pissed Off About Rangers Facing Criticism for Defenders Blocking Shots

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

John Tortorella has never been one who was shy about blasting the media when he feels it is warranted. Most recently, the New York Rangers head coach was vocal about the way his team was being portrayed by the media in terms of their defensive style of blocking shots. Tortorella ...

Ron Washington Discusses the Addition of Roy Oswalt, Neftali Feliz’s Status and Yu Darvish’s Back Flare-Up

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Texas Rangers continue to lack consistency early in the 2012 MLB season, but they still have the best record in the American League heading into Wednesday night's action. And now, thanks to a recent transaction, the two-time defending AL champs have Roy Oswalt. The three-time All-Star signed on to ...

Adam Jones on Managing his Newfound Riches and the Orioles’ Hot Start to 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Life is good for Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. His team's in first place, he's been hot at the plate, and on Sunday it was announced that Jones had signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension with Baltimore. Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones joined Joey Vendetta on The Fan 590 in Toronto to ...

Ray Lewis on Miami Dolphins’ Decision to do ‘Hard Knocks’ and His Son’s Commitment to University of Miami

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Ray Lewis is preparing for his 17th NFL season with the same approach he's used his entire career. In fact, when the 37-year-old joined Michael Irvin on his radio show Wednesday, you could barely hear what Lewis was trying to say because he was in the midst of a 30-mile ...

Joe Maddon Blasts Bobby Valentine and Red Sox for Recent Brawl: “They must have a little program up there. It was contrived.”

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Luke Scott evidently didn't realize that when he called Fenway a "dump", back in April, he would instantly become public enemy No.1 the next time he and his Tampa Bay Rays came to Boston. Scott found out the hard way over the weekend.  Scott was hit by Franklin Morales ...

JJ Redick Opens Up About Issues in Orlando This Past Season

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

The problems in Orlando all started before this season even got underway. That’s when their superstar center Dwight Howard asked to be traded. The problems with the Magic never stopped and neither did the speculation about the future of the team. After one of the most rocky seasons in franchise ...

Tom Brady Goes Comedic Route as He Continues to Move On From Super Bowl Loss

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

The start of OTAs has been a welcoming sight for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. For him, the team getting back together after a couple of months signifies the start of something new, which he of course embraces after the Patriots came up just short in the Super Bowl ...