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Archive for June 26th, 2012

Drew Brees on Bountygate: “Guilty until proven innocent.”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After falling short of getting to the NFC Championship game last year, Drew Brees and the Saints should be focusing on how they can get back to the top of the NFC this upcoming season. That's what most teams and players do but the Saints and Brees haven't had that ...

Hines Ward on Decorated 14-Year NFL Career: “I even have a Head & Shoulders commercial, and I don’t even have hair.”"

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

It will be strange seeing Hines Ward in a suit and tie this fall as opposed to dressed up and competing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ward, who opted to retire following a disappointing 14th season in Steel City, will be joining the NBC Sunday Night Football crew for the 2012 ...

Danny Ferry Explains Why He Was Attracted to the Hawks

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After yet another postseason run that ended too early, the Hawks decided to make some changes this offseason. How drastic the changes become will be up to the new general manager and President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ferry. On one hand the Hawks have consistently made playoff trips with their ...

Steve Nash Claims Money is a ‘Very Important’ Factor in Free Agency, Won’t Necessarily Sign On With A ‘Dream Team’

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Over the weekend there was a report from Eric Smith of Sportsnet 590 The Fan that free agent Steve Nash had a three-team shortlist of Portland, Phoenix and Toronto as the teams he wished to finish his career with. Nash appeared on ESPN Radio on Monday to promote his upcoming ...

Erik Spoelstra Reflects on Winning 1st NBA Championship

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The party is on down in South Beach. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat paraded through town as NBA champions on Monday, basking in the glory they set out for back in the summer of 2010. It may have taken a season for the Heat to earn their ...

As the NBA Draft Approaches, Anthony Davis Prepares For New Life as Pro

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Anthony Davis is just two days away now from becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Or, as he still likes to put it, "if I get drafted No. 1." I suppose he's been instructed to say such things to avoid some extreme awkwardness if the ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Discusses his Contract Dispute, Says Breaking Emmitt Smith’s Rushing Record is “Definitely Doable”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The NFL's leading rusher feels he deserves a new contract, but the Jacksonville Jaguars don't feel much pressure to negotiate with Maurice Jones-Drew, who still has two years remaining on his current deal. Jones-Drew has sat out the entire offseason program in an attempt to protest his current deal. Maurice Jones-Drew ...

Ray Rice Talks about Removing Himself from Contract Discussions, Praises Joe Flacco

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Ray Rice is coming off a year in which he racked up over 2,000 yards from scrimmage to go along with 15 touchdowns. At only 25, he's clearly one of the league's best offensive players. And yet because he's a running back, Rice is having a hell of a time ...

Jerry Sandusky’s Attorney Karl Rominger: We Were Pushed to Trial too Quickly

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Jerry Sandusky's lawyers asked to resign from his case shortly before his case went to trial, but the Judge John Cleland turned down their proposal. That may very likely become a key part of the team's argument going forward now as Sandusky will seek to appeal his convictions. Karl Rominger, who ...