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Archive for June 19th, 2012

Plaxico Burress on Team’s Interest in Signing Him: “It’s been there but it’s just getting to the right fit.”

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

After two years away from the game of football, Plaxico Burress hauled in 45 catches for 645 yards and scored eight touchdowns for the New York Jets last season. However this offseason, Burress has received little to no interest from NFL teams and remains a free agent looking for his ...

Shaquille O’Neal Does Not Approve of Miami’s Grind-It-Out Style

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The Miami Heat found a way to beat Oklahoma City 95-89 in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, grabbing their first lead of the series at 2-1. Don't color Shaquille O'Neal impressed, however. He's disappointed in the fact that it was a close game and that coach Erik ...

Roy Hibbert On Being A Restricted Free Agent: “It’s just a matter of them [Pacers] stepping up and getting the deal done.”

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The days are ticking away here in June for Roy Hibbert and his patience with the Indiana Pacers. The former Georgetown University center wants it to be known that he loves playing for Indiana, but business is business. Hibbert was quite pleased with the progress made by the Pacers this season. ...

Antonio Gates: LaDainian Tomlinson Set a Standard for Professionalism

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

One of the greatest running backs of all time "graduated" from the NFL on Monday, as LaDainian Tomlinson retired in the same classy and graceful fashion in which he conducted himself throughout his 11-year NFL career. And naturally, lots of Tomlinson's former teammates have praised him as a man and a ...

Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Christian Ponder is Confident in his Offensive Line, Adrian Peterson’s Determination and the Value of OTAs

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Christian Ponder didn't exactly rock anyone's world as a rookie in charge of the Minnesota Vikings' offense in 2011. But in Ponder's defense, it was a tough situation. Not only were the Vikings a team in transition, but, due to the lockout, they also didn't have an offseason to properly ...

Matt Ryan Has Focused On Bulking Up In The Offseason

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons were absolutely humiliated by the New York Giants in the playoffs last season, as their season came to an end with a 24-2  thrashing on the road. Matt Ryan received tons of praise early on his career, but as of late, he has become a goat after ...

Webb Simpson Wins First Career Major at 2012 U.S. Open

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

As the rest of the leaders at the U.S. Open on Sunday saw their scores backing up, Webb Simpson was able to bring his down. It wasn't exactly the most exciting or dramatic final days at a major championship, but it certainly supplied a rather unlikely winner. While Simpson has won ...

Marquis Teague Wouldn’t Mind Coming Off the Bench, Thinks Anthony Davis Will Be an NBA All-Star

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

For much of the college basketball season, Marquis Teague was looked at as the weak link for Kentucky. Even though he was the engine of the offense on a team loaded with McDonald’s All-Americans and potential NBA stars, he was thought to be too much of a chucker, too sloppy ...