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Archive for September 14th, 2012

Freddie Roach is a Busy Man These Days

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Freddie Roach is a busy guy these days. The legendary trainer is most known around the sport of boxing as the trainer for Manny Pacquiao but his responsibilities certainly don’t end there. Boxing is Roach’s passion but he has helped UFC fighters in the past and he will be doing ...

UFC President Dana White Is No Longer Furious With Jon “Bones” Jones But Still Plans to Talk With Him Before UFC 152

Friday, September 14th, 2012

There is one story in the UFC that just won’t go away. Since the decision by Jon “Bones” Jones to not accept a fight with Chael Sonnen on short notice to save the UFC 151 card, it’s the story that just won’t die. The President of the UFC made his ...

Drew Brees On Playing The Panthers: “We know the steps that need to be taken. We know what a big game this is.”

Friday, September 14th, 2012

The New Orleans Saints came into the 2012 season with mixed expectations given the turnout of the bounty scandal that rocked the organization. Sean Payton will not be coaching the team this year after getting suspended for his role in the bounty scandal and you have to wonder what kind ...

Greg Schiano Admits Return to New Jersey Will be “A Little Bit Weird,” But Says He Won’t be Anxious

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Greg Schiano is already back in New Jersey. The long-time Rutgers coach left for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason and is about to coach his first road game in the NFL in the same state where he worked with the Scarlet Knights for 11 years. Greg Schiano joined Mike ...

NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr Voices the Union’s Stance as an NHL Lockout Looms

Friday, September 14th, 2012

In case you stopped paying attention when they lost an entire season to a lockout in 2004-05 (or were never paying attention in the first place), the National Hockey League is once again on the verge of a work stoppage. Training camps are supposed to begin in one week, and ...

Connecticut Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun Retires

Friday, September 14th, 2012

When Jim Calhoun took over as the head men's basketball coach at Connecticut in 1986, he did so with the mentality that the Huskies should have been better than they were. During his 26-year stint, he certainly proved that to be true, winning three national championships before retiring Thursday with ...

Jim Boeheim On Jim Calhoun Retiring: “It’s the best building job in college basketball history. He’s an underrated program builder/coach.”

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Jim Calhoun has decided to retire from coaching. The Huskies head coach took over at UConn in 1986. The accomplishments speak for themselves: his teams have made 18 trips to the NCAA Tournament, and Calhoun has collected three national titles in his 26 years at the school. Jim Boeheim has been ...