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Archive for May 15th, 2012

George Karl Admits This Past Season with the Nuggets Was His Most Enjoyable as a Head Coach

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The Denver Nuggets gave the Los Angeles Lakers all they could handle in the first round of the playoffs. After falling down 3-1 in the series, the Nuggets pushed the Lakers all the way to game seven. While it was a gritty effort by the Nuggets and they should be ...

Blake Griffin Isn’t Concerned About Flopping or the Criticism Surrounding It

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Most of the talk about Blake Griffin during the first round of the NBA Playoffs seemed to surround his flopping, or at least accusations about him going out of his way to draw fouls. Now that his Los Angeles Clippers dispatched Memphis and have moved on to face the Spurs, ...

Jeff Fisher Says He “Didn’t Pay Much Attention” to Sam Bradford’s Rough Second Season

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

After a year away from coaching, Jeff Fisher is back and tasked with having to attempt to resurrect a franchise that hasn't had a winning season since 2003. Last year's two-win campaign was especially painful for the St. Louis Rams, primarily because the expectations were high as former top pick ...

Tim Hightower on Rejoining the Redskins: “I just need an opportunity. I don’t want to have to worry about down the road.”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Tim Hightower rushed for 321 yards in five starts with the Redskins before tearing his ACL last season. The former Cardinals running back was traded to the Redskins last July and had his season end way too quickly before it ever even started. The biggest question surrounding Hightower is how his ...

Falcons Head Coach Mike Smith Admits that His Team Has to Change its Approach to Playoff Games

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Sooner or later, Mike Smith is gonna run out of leash space. During his four years running the show with franchise quarterback Matt Ryan in Atlanta, the Falcons have made the playoffs three times and finished with a winning record each season. That's good. But during that same stretch, Smith ...

Wes Welker on contract negotiations: “There’s 9 1/2 million reasons why I wouldn’t miss any regular-season game.”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Wes Welker is ready to move on from the Super Bowl XLVI loss to the New York Giants, and so are the New England Patriots, but their star wideout would like a new deal in place before camp is set to begin. Welker, who has yet to sign his franchise tender ...