Archive for June 29th, 2012

Washington Wizards’ Draft Room Erupted in Surprise When Bradley Beal Fell To No. 3

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The Washington Wizards never particularly shied away when it came to stating their interest in picking up shooting guard Bradley Beal in Thursday's NBA Draft. The problem for them was that they weren't the only team in that boat and there were others that would've liked to move up to ...

Dion Waiters on Being Compared to Dwyane Wade: “My goal is to work hard and to be better than him”

Friday, June 29th, 2012

For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled the first draft night surprise. After turning heads by taking Tristan Thompson at number four last year, the Cavs did it again by taking Dion Waiters from Syracuse fourth overall. In most Mock Drafts, Waiters was outside the top ...

Bill Hancock on four-team championship playoff: “The BCS did great things for college football. People’s perspectives change. Times change.”

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The college football world will finally get to crown a champion the right way. The best way to determine a champion was pretty obvious and that was to have a playoff. For so long college football was deprived of a playoff system and come 2014, the BCS will be no ...

Shane Battier Says the Hate for Duke Was Stronger Than the Hate for the Heat

Friday, June 29th, 2012

When the Miami Heat got together in the offseason two years ago, they threw a ridiculous laser light show party in South Beach before LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh ever played a game. Then LeBron made some ridiculous comments after getting caught up in the excitement of forming ...

David Stern On LeBron Not Being a Villain, the Draft Lottery and How to Stop Players from Flopping

Friday, June 29th, 2012

We'll give David Stern this: the NBA commissioner, in his 29th year in office, can often be one hell of an interview. Only two weeks ago, he made national headlines by coming back at Jim Rome in foul fashion in response to what he felt was a loaded question regarding ...

Aqib Talib Says Things Got “Too Loose” in Tampa in 2011, Greg Schiano “Brought that Order Back to the Building”

Friday, June 29th, 2012

A good offseason for Aqib Talib means two things: No new criminal charges, and previous charges disappeared. And so when a deadly weapons assault charge against Talib was dismissed earlier this month, it meant Talib could focus more closely on preparing for 2012 with a new coaching staff in Tampa. Aqib ...