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Archive for October 18th, 2012

Terry Francona: “I didn’t come here to go to pasture. We desperately want to win.”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Cleveland Indians have a new manager. It's former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. After leading a monumental Boston collapse a few seasons ago, Tito decided to step away from the managerial side of things and spent this past season in the booth at ESPN. After a year away from ...

Dwight Howard Warns Los Angeles Lakers Fans That Winning A Title Won’t Be “The Easiest Thing In The World”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Dwight Howard may be sitting out some games here in the preseason as a precaution after coming off back surgery, but the Lakers center is already singing the praises of his new teammates. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year is progressing well and practicing without any restrictions as he ...

Mike Krzyzewski Says The One-And-Done Rule Hurts The College Game

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The landscape of college basketball has completely changed recently. Even though coaches have no idea how long blue-chip prospects will stay with the program, top programs are still trying to recruit those prospects even if they turn out to be one-and-done players. Those are the kinds of players that win ...

Roy Williams Bounces Back As He Prepares For His 10th Season At North Carolina

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

What a wild time it has been for North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams. Doctors found tumors on his kidneys late in the offseason and told him there was a 95 percent chance that he had cancer. One surgery and plenty of tenuous time later, they found out the tumors ...

Texas A&M Gears Up For Big Game Against LSU

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Texas A&M is wasting any time proving it can play in the SEC. The Aggies lost by just three points to Florida to open the season, but they've rattled off five straight victories since then and have themselves in the top 20 in the BCS rankings. But we'll really get ...

Scott Pioli Says Poor Chiefs Start Is On Him: “I Will Get This Corrected”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

The Kansas City Chiefs are a little bit of a disaster right now, which is why it was odd when reports surfaced last week that general manager Scott Pioli was offered a contract extension. Water has since been thrown on those reports, and now nobody's sure what Pioli's future is ...

Chris Bosh Awaits The Day That The Miami Heat Achieve Rivalry Status, Get Their Own “DVD Box Set”

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Chris Bosh has really had his life come full circle over the last two years. He signed with the Miami Heat two years ago and lost in the NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks. This past season, Bosh became a father in early May and then won an NBA title ...

Victor Cruz: The Giants Aren’t Overlooking The Redskins This Time Around

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

So last year wasn't a fluke for Victor Cruz. The salsa-dancing wide receiver is off to a Pro Bowl-caliber start after a breakout 2011 season, and the Giants are looking like a top-tier Super Bowl contender yet again. That's especially the case after the G-men went into Candlestick in San ...