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Archive for June 7th, 2012

DeMaurice Smith’s Job With the NFLPA Hasn’t Been Any Easier Since the New CBA Came Into Place

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

If you thought that DeMaurice Smith's job as Executive Director of the National Football Players Association (NFLPA) would get easier after the players and the owners agreed to a new CBA, think again. There seemingly is always a lawsuit or other controversy surrounding the year round news cycle of ...

Good Job Good Effort Kid Isn’t Giving Up On The Miami Heat

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The big story on Tuesday night was that the Miami Heat imploded at home and fell behind the Boston Celtics 3-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. The much cooler story, however, at least in my opinion, was the rise to fame of Jack Meyers, a nine-year-old die-hard Heat fan who ...

Steve Spagnuolo Installs His New Defense in New Orleans

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

While the word bounty continues to fill most of the offseason news when it comes to the New Orleans Saints, it shouldn't be overlooked that the Saints have been busy installing a new defense. They brought in former St. Louis head coach Steve Spagnuolo to overhaul a defense that ranked ...

Pete Carroll on breaking OTA Rules: “We took it to a physical nature that was too high of a level of intensity.”

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Pete Carroll and his Seattle Seahawks sound real confused as to why the NFL has ruled that their OTA practices are too physical. Earlier this week the NFL has determined that one of Seattle's offseason workouts violated the principle that OTA practices have no live contact. The penalty for violating ...

Chris Long and the Rams Have High Hopes for the 2012 NFL Season

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

After nearly making the playoffs in 2010, the St. Louis Rams had high expectations for 2011.  With Sam Bradford at the helm, they looked like a team that was ready to take the next step in their development. That wasn’t exactly the case, however, in St. Louis last season. In ...

Greg Jennings Breaks Down LeBron James and the Heat, Laments Playoff Loss to the Giants

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings knows his basketball, so much so that his take on why LeBron James is a somewhat of a victim might be enough to get his a spot on a studio show after his football career his done. OK, Jennings will probably be a ...

Nick Saban Endorses a Four-Team Playoff Including the Best Four Teams Available

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The Southeastern Conference voiced its opinion on the changing landscape of the college football championship this past week and it appears they've got everyone within their ranks all on the same page. The SEC endorsed a four-team playoff system that includes the best four teams in the country regardless of ...

Andy Pettitte: “I never would have thought I’d be striking guys out like I am. I felt I was going to be good.”

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

It's hard to believe that Andy Pettitte shut down the Tampa Bay Rays without throwing a single pitch that was faster than 89 mph. The man will be turning 40 in a little over a week. It was also foolish for many of us to doubt Pettitte's ability on the ...

Celtics Co-Owner Predicts Boston will Fall Behind by Double Digits in Game 6

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

The Boston Celtics -- those aging guys in green who can't score -- are one victory away from slaying the Miami Heat and punching their ticket the NBA Finals. They'll have two opportunities to close out the Heat in Boston, starting tonight, but the team's co-owner isn't getting ahead of ...