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Archive for May 8th, 2012

Baltimore First Baseman Chris Davis Pitches Orioles to Victory in Wacky Day

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Chris Davis strolled to the pitcher's mound simply hoping not to get hurt. In the end, the Baltimore Orioles' first baseman found himself with a victory. Davis -- who pitched in high school and college -- was called on when the Orioles and Boston Red Sox went 17 innings on ...

Charles Barkley on Blake Griffin’s Flopping Habit and Miami’s Failure to Utilize LeBron James in the Clutch

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

The Miami Heat failed to close out the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden Sunday, as Dwyane Wade missed a potential game-winning shot at the buzzer. While Miami still controls the series with a 3-1 lead, the fact that Wade and not LeBron James took that final shot has ...

Browns President Mike Holmgren Says Drafting Brandon Weeden Was the Team’s “Plan B”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

When Mike Holmgren took over as President of the Cleveland Browns, the thought was that he would be the guy to finally turn the Browns around and get them going in the right direction. Since the team came back in 1999, there have been numerous different regimes that have tried ...

Pitt Basketball Coach Jamie Dixon: Big East is Unique, But in a Good Position

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

As the conferences continue to change in major college athletics, so too are the people that run them. Big East commissioner John Marinatto resigned with the league announcing the news in a press release on Monday. Marinatto had held the position less than three years, a tumultuous time for a basketball-heavy ...

Ozzie Guillen Lashes Out with Profanity Laden Response to Fidel Castro Question

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Was he remorseful for his comments about Fidel Castro made just over a month ago? Maybe, maybe not. But one thing seems clear: Ozzie Guillen still has a temper problem and an inability to edit himself in public. I say that after hearing Guillen's very brief outburst on 610 SportsRadio ...

Jim Tressel on a Coaching Return: “I wouldn’t sit here and say it’s something I want to do but you never know”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

It was just about a year ago when Jim Tressel announced his resignation at Ohio State after a scandal that not only rocked OSU but put a black mark on the program. After getting a five-year show-cause penalty, Tressel latched on with the Indianapolis Colts as an extra set of ...

Matt Light on Retiring: “I never had the mindset that I was going to run this thing until the wheels went off.”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Matt Light may still be in the prime of his career, but the Patriots offensive tackle has decided to hang up his shoulder pads and call it a career. New England sports fans had the privilege of seeing No.72 solidify the foundation of a strong offensive line that took the Patriots ...

Spencer Hawes on 76ers 3-1 Series Lead Over Chicago: “We still got a lot of business left ahead of us.”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Spencer Hawes has come up in a big way for the Philadelphia 76ers this postseason. The 76ers center had 22 points and 8 rebounds in Game 4 after tallying 21 points and 9 rebounds in Game 3. Philadelphia has now taken a commanding 3-1 lead in their series against the top-seeded ...

Detroit-Area Rabbi Opens Up Regarding the Conversation He Had with Delmon Young

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

It's been 11 days since Delmon Young was arrested in New York on a hate crime harassment charge. And while Young returned to the field from suspension this past weekend, he's still attempting to repair his image in the eyes of those who now view him as an anti-Semite for ...