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Archive for October 29th, 2012

Buster Posey: “We were a tight-nit group and had some quirky ways of getting fired up but we’re also really good”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

For Buster Posey, last year had to be agonizing watching his team miss the playoffs as he was recovering from a broken leg. This year he gets to spend the offseason celebrating his second World Series title in the last three years. At times it looked like the San Francisco ...

Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls Motivated To Succeed Without Derrick Rose

Monday, October 29th, 2012

It's hard to know exactly what to expect from the Chicago Bulls this season as they'll be without superstar Derrick Rose for most, if not all, of the season. His exact return isn't known, and that's leading folks to "sleep on the Bulls" as Joakim Noah puts it in the ...

Doc Rivers Says He Tried to Call Ray Allen During Free Agency, But Allen Never Picked Up

Monday, October 29th, 2012

While many of the same pieces are still in place for Boston that helped give the Miami Heat all they could handle in the playoffs a season ago, the Big Three or Boston Three Party or whatever they were called has been broken up. Ray Allen is in Miami now ...

LaRod Stephens-Howling, Arizona Cardinals Relish Monday Night Game As Opportunity To Right The Ship

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The Arizona Cardinals have fallen on some tough times when it comes to running backs this season. With both Beanie Wells and Ryan Williams out with season-ending injuries, Arizona had to turn to the third man on their depth chart. Enter LaRod Stephens-Howling. This familiar face has been an effective ...

Mike Brown On Kobe Bryant’s Status: “For Him To Be Out, It’s A Significant Injury”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Preseason records are rarely indicative of regular-season results to come. That said, it's a bit troublesome when a highly-touted NBA team goes 0-8 in the preseason. That's what happened to Mike Brown and his new-look Los Angeles Lakers, but Brown thinks he has a grip on what ailed his guys ...

Mike Keenan On NHL Lockout: “There Is A Lot Of Danger … We Will Lose This Season”

Monday, October 29th, 2012

The hits just keep on coming in the NHL lockout. At this point in time, 25 percent of the regular season games have been lost with the announcement that games have been cancelled through November. Next on the chopping block: The Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. It's ...

Tom Izzo Doesn’t Mind That His Michigan State Team Was Picked Fourth In The Big Ten

Monday, October 29th, 2012

While the Big Ten football season continues to be a bit of a train wreck -- with highly performing teams ineligible for the postseason and underwhelming teams lining up to reap the benefits of that -- the looming basketball season is about as intriguing as they get. Michigan State coach Tom ...

Shane Battier Doesn’t Feel The Heat Will Be Any Less Motivated This Year

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Three members of the Miami Heat get the lion's share of the attention, so it's easy to forget the important role Shane Battier played in their championship 2011-12 season. The veteran sidekick captured his first title along with LeBron, D-Wade and Chris Bosh, but now he's even more thirsty for ...