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Archive for May 25th, 2012

Frank Mir Aims to Become Three-Time UFC Heavyweight Champion Against Junior dos Santos

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Frank Mir has mostly shrugged off a recent comment from Junior dos Santos that essentially questioned his toughness and heart. He does, however, take a slight jab in the following interview, saying that he wishes dos Santos would've picked some more savvy trash talk that was tougher to deflect. Mir also ...

Celtics Hope to Stave Off Philadelphia, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I didn't expect the NBA Playoffs series with the Boston Celtics against the Philadelphia 76ers to get to a Game 7, but I suppose nobody should be really surprised that the Celtics couldn't close the series out in Philly in Game 6. Boston is now 2-11 in playoff road games ...

Santana Moss explains how Robert Griffin still has a lot to learn and it’s the Redskins responsibility to get better around him

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Patrick Ramsey. Mark Brunell. Jason Campbell. Todd Collins. Donovan McNabb. Rex Grossman. John Beck. These are the quarterbacks the Washington Redskins have gone through during the time that Santana Moss has started and resumed his career in the Nation's Capital. Needless to say there hasn't been a ton of consistency ...

Jeff Garcia Joins the Effort to Bring Back the USFL

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I wasn't old enough when it was around to ever really know what the USFL was all about, but now it appears I'm going to get that chance. Or at least a chance to get a feel for what the new USFL is like. That's right, the USFL is on ...

Outsports Owner Cyd Zeigler Says “Fear of the Unknown” Keeps Active Pro Athletes from Coming Out as Gay

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Sexuality and sports commentator and author Cyd Zeigler, who owns and operates OutSports.com, a website targeted toward gay sports fans and athletes, attended the NFLPA Rookie Premiere event in Los Angeles last week and asked a dozen incoming rookies/former NFL stars about homosexuality and professional sports. The resulting conversations would ...

NFLPA President Domonique Foxworth on the Union’s Lawsuit Against the League and Other Major Issues

Friday, May 25th, 2012

It's been a tough spring for the NFL. The bounty scandal isn't going anywhere, Junior Seau's dead, concerns regarding player safety have reached an unprecedented level and now the league is being sued by its players association for allegedly colluding to limit salaries during the final year of the old ...

Jeff Van Gundy on his Brother’s Firing: “To make everyone believe that Dwight Howard didn’t have a part in this is absurd.”

Friday, May 25th, 2012

It appeared to be inevitable that Stan Van Gundy would be the odd man out in Orlando after the season had concluded, especially after all the drama surrounding Dwight Howard over the course of the season. In early April Van Gundy told the press after a pre-game shootaround that his ...