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Archive for October 8th, 2012

Rudy Gay Does Not Like the Los Angeles Clippers

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The Memphis Grizzlies and Rudy Gay have some unfinished business this season. The Grizz won 41 games last year, earned the number four seed in the Western Conference and had exactly what they wanted in the playoffs, game seven on their own home floor against the Los Angeles Clippers. Memphis ...

Vinny Del Negro Likes the Way the Clippers Look On Paper But Knows There Is Work to Be Done

Monday, October 8th, 2012

For so long the Los Angeles Clippers have been one of the punchlines in the NBA with so many failed first round picks but the Clippers took a huge leap a season ago. After so much heartache, Los Angeles won 40 games in a shortened season, they made it to ...

Jerry Jones Says Dallas Cowboys’ Bye Week “Came Along at a Good Time”

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The Dallas Cowboys are 2-2 after an embarrassing loss to the Chicago Bears, but their owner -- somewhat surprisingly -- isn't panicking or reacting in a knee-jerk fashion. Dallas didn't lose this week, at least, but that might have had to do with the fact they didn't play. Jones thinks ...

Vontaze Burfict Wishes He Had a Coach Like Marvin Lewis in College

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Vontaze Burfict entered 2011 at Arizona State as a prospect projected to be selected very early in the 2012 NFL Draft. But then his play dropped off sharply and red flags began to pop up left and right in regard to his personality. After a reported failed drug test for ...

Houston Rockets Coach Kevin McHale Is Not A Fan Of Players Association’s Restrictions

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Kevin McHale isn't the first former professional athlete to come out and criticize players "these days" for using their players associations to clear rules so that they do less preseason work. And he surely won't be the last. But the Houston Rockets coach makes it pretty clear here that he ...

Phil Jackson Believes LeBron James Has All The Physical Attributes To Be Better Than Michael Jordan, Speaks On Becoming An NBA GM

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The last time we heard from Phil Jackson, he was speaking to HBO Real Sports in June from his home in Montana about retired life. Jackson appeared on ESPN Chicago with Waddle and Silvy this past week to discuss all the hot topics as the NBA preseason is set to ...

Larry Lucchino: Bobby Valentine Took Firing With Professionalism; Sox Won’t Set A Date On Hiring Next Manager Just Yet

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The dust has finally settled on what turned out to be an awful season for the Boston Red Sox. A franchise that has become the model of consistency over the past decade finished at 69-93, which was good for last place in the American League East. Bobby Valentine has been ...

Orlando Magic Coach Jacque Vaughn Refuses To Use The Word “Rebuilding”

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The Orlando Magic no longer have star center Dwight Howard and they have a new general manager and a first-time head coach in Jacque Vaughn. It has most people believing the team has gone into rebuilding mode, but Vaughn isn't "most people." In fact, Vaughn has refused to use the ...