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Archive for May 16th, 2012

Frank Vogel: “We don’t really have any holes and if we play as a team the sky is the limit”

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

After almost pulling the upset in the first game of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals against the Miami Heat on Sunday, the Indiana Pacers closed the deal in game two and in the process took home court advantage away from the defending Eastern Conference Champions. The game itself was full of storylines but ...

Russell Wilson on Competing for the Starting Job in Seattle and Why his Height Won’t Slow Him Down

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

You'd think that as the prize of the Seahawks' offseason, Matt Flynn would be locked in as the starter for the 2012 season in the Seattle. But early indications are that Flynn will have to earn his No. 1 spot on the quarterback depth chart, as veteran Tarvaris Jackson and ...

Celtics Coach Doc Rivers: “Philly Has Outplayed Us In Both Games, We Just Won One Of Them”

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

As I mentioned in a post heading into the second round of the NBA Playoffs, I kind of expected the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat to cruise into the Eastern Conference Finals. So much for that theory. The Pacers evened things with the Heat on Tuesday night, one night after ...

Buck Showalter on Orioles being a contender: “It’s about the pitching. It’s no secret.”

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The Baltimore Orioles have had a great start to the 2012 campaign. After a month the O's are still going strong as they are tired with the Tampa Bay Rays for 1st place in the American League East with a record of 23-14. Let's give Buck Showalter some credit here. The ...

Tyvon Branch Says Things In Oakland Are Different This Year and the Defense Is Looking to Redeem Itself

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The fact that Al Davis won’t be around in Oakland isn’t the only thing that will be different for the Raiders in 2012 and beyond. After yet another disappointing season and another season where Oakland ended up watching the playoffs from home, the Raiders brought in a whole new regime. ...

Vince Young has no Regrets from Philadelphia, doesn’t Expect to Compete for a Starting Job in Buffalo

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is on the hook to make over $7 million in 2012 and a lot in the years to come after that. And that's why Fitzpatrick is the undisputed starter in Buffalo right now. But it doesn't take a lot to change comfort levels under center, especially ...

Tom Thibodeau Remains Disappointed By Short Playoff Stint, But Not By Season Overall

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

After a few days to think about an early playoff exit against the eighth-seeded Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau remained disappointed by the end of the season. As for the season in general, he has no complaints. The Bulls earned the top seed in the East but saw ...

Justin Tuck: “I don’t see why guys jump on bandwagons to sue the NFL for things they put themselves through willingly.”

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Earlier this week Bears quarterback Jay Cutler came out and said when he chose to go out and play football that he knew the risks involved. The former Vanderbilt signal caller has had his toughness questioned before by the media, but had the courage to come out and say there ...