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Archive for May 2nd, 2012

Tyler Hansbrough: “We don’t want it to go seven, we’d like to finish it early but they’re a deadly team”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

When it was announced that the Orlando Magic would enter the playoffs without their best player, Dwight Howard, it looked like the path was clear for the Pacers to move on to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The Pacers looked like a team that could use their depth ...

Matt Hendricks Leads Tough-Minded Capitols into Game 3 Matchup with Rangers: “I want those guys to really dislike me”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Washington Capitals might’ve come into the NHL playoffs as the Eastern Conference’s number seven seed but they have hit their stride and riding a wave of momentum. After pulling the upset in the first round against the number two seeded Bruins, the Caps have set their sights on the ...

Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask Hopes a New Stadium is a Short-Term Priority

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Oakland Raiders haven't really been shy about stating that it's time for a new stadium. They also aren't hiding the fact that they'd like a new facility to come at the same location that the Coliseum currently sits on. That's the point that the Raiders' CEO Amy Trask makes ...

Don Mattingly on Matt Kemp: “He’s taken it to another level. A guy that wants to win in the worst way.”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

What a month it has been for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Who said this team was living in the shadow of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the off-season? Don Mattingly sure didn't buy into the Angels hype. Matt Kemp has been a rapid tear to start the season here ...

Urban Meyer on adjusting to Ohio State Life: “It’s a dream to coach in a place where they expect to win.”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

After a year hiatus Urban Meyer became the head football coach at Ohio State in late November. For the first time in a long while, Meyer is in unfamiliar territory. At least that's what he claims in the following interview. Meyer hopes the Ohio State job is his last in his ...

Mike Krzyzewski Talks 2012 Olympics, Dishes on How he Controls Dream Team Egos

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

It's easy for basketball fans to lose sight of it as the NBA playoffs get underway, but the 2012 Summer Olympics are less than three months away. This year, Mike Krzyzewski and his coaching staff will have their work cut out for them. Thanks to the lockout, there'll be less ...

New Penn State Head Coach Bill O’Brien Discusses the Recruiting Process as he Launches an 18-City Bus Tour

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

It could take years to get back on track -- and there's a chance they never fully return to the glory days -- but Operation Image Makeover is fully underway at Penn State, where new head football coach Bill O'Brien has launched a nine-day, 18-city bus tour that will take ...

Nick Swisher Puts Contract Year Out of Mind, Opens With Strong March

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Nick Swisher admits that he got caught up in his contract situation a bit, especially early last season. He knew he was headed to a spot where the New York Yankees had an option to keep him around this season and badly wanted to make sure that happened. Swisher recovered ...