Archive for November 28th, 2012

Bill O’Brien On His Future: “I plan on being the head football coach at Penn State”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

While there were some people who may not have understood the hire of Bill O'Brien at Penn State in the first place, he certainly showed this past season he was without a doubt the right call for the Nittany Lions to try to move on from the scandal that rocked ...

Ken Whisenhunt On Sticking with Rookie QB Ryan Lindley: “We’re Trying to Win Now”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

After winning nine out of 10 games at the end of 2011 and start of 2012, the Arizona Cardinals have now -- amazingly -- found a way to lose seven in a row. As a result, the Cards are now throwing a rookie quarterback into the fire as Ken Whisenhunt ...

Colorado Stuns Football Coach Jon Embree by Showing Him the Door After Two Seasons

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Nobody on the planet envied the situation Jon Embree stepped into when he was hired as Colorado's football coach two years ago. The program was mired in shambles, and the Buffs turned to a former player to turn things around. Now, after just 23 months, the door has closed on ...

Ray Rice Discusses His Fourth-and-29 Conversion, Says Ravens Are “Pissed Off” at Being 9-2

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Ray Rice might have single-handedly ended the Norv Turner era in San Diego Sunday with one of the most unbelievable fourth-down conversions in NFL history. OK, Turner still has a job, but if or when he gets fired for what's happened to the Chargers this season, Rice's fourth-and-29 play on ...

Brooklyn Nets Top New York Knicks in First Meeting Since the Move

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Hurricane Sandy delayed the first meeting in Brooklyn between the Nets and Knicks, but that didn't stop the two teams from putting on a show when they finally got to play on Monday night. The hometown Nets finally have a hometown crowd and it helped them prevail in overtime in ...

Victor Cruz Says the Giants are “Hitting Our Stride Once Again at the Perfect Time”

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

The New York Giants appear to be back. The Giants, who looked tired and unfocused before their Week-11 bye, pummeled the Green Bay Packers at home Sunday night and can now take a stranglehold on the division with another prime-time victory Monday against the Washington Redskins. Victor Cruz joined Mike Francesa ...