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Archive for January 18th, 2013

Mike Bellotti On Chip Kelly: “Chip is a Great Football Coach and he will be Successful at Any Level”

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Eagles went through a very exhaustive coaching search this offseason as they looked for someone to fill Andy Reid's shoes. Their initial target was Chip Kelly, the No. 1 coach available this offseason. After it looked as if Kelly made the decision to return to Oregon, the Eagles expanded ...

Manti Te’o's Uncle Suggests Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s Hoax Was a Financial Con, Sensed Something Wrong With Tuiasosopo After Meeting Him in L.A.

Friday, January 18th, 2013

It was around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday when Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was placed back into the news. This time the conversation wasn't about Te'o being one of the best defensive players in college football, or being a Heisman hopeful or how his struggles in the National Championship game ...

Kevin Durant: Manti Te’o Saga Reminds Everyone to be More Cautious on the Internet

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is averaging 28.7 points per game and was named a starter for the Western Conference All-Star team. Durant, the MVP of last year's All-Star Game, received more than 1.5 million votes this year. As for his childhood? The former Texas Longhorn tells Dan Patrick in the ...

Mike Babcock Hopes to Return Red Wings to Finals Despite Missing Out on Big Free Agents

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Detroit Red Wings haven't made it any secret that they were going after big-name free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise, who eventually wound up with the Minnesota Wild. But now that the lockout is over and the season starts tomorrow, they can't be dwelling on that. The Red ...

South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen Still Trusts Manti Te’o

Friday, January 18th, 2013

As details continue to emerge in the Manti Te'o saga, the one question that many of us continue to ask is how it took this long for the media and the public to discover that Te'o's dead girlfriend was actually a fake. One of the reporters who wrote extensively about ...

Marc Trestman Believes His Experience With Fast-Moving CFL Offenses Will Translate to NFL

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Marc Trestman spent the last five seasons developing a quick-moving, successful Canadian Football League offense with the Montreal Alouettes. Now, the Chicago Bears are giving him his first crack at being a head coach in the NFL. Trestman seems to have a plan and a timeline in mind, and believes ...

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff Says Experienced Team is No Longer “Wide-Eyed”

Friday, January 18th, 2013

The Atlanta Falcons have finally gotten a monkey off their back, with Matt Ryan and Mike Smith winning a playoff game. But general manager Thomas Dimitroff doesn't want to stop at one, and he believes his team might have the right recipe to keep rolling this January. Falcons general manager Thomas ...

Rick Nash Believes it’s Tough to Build Chemistry in a Lockout-Shortened Season

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Is Rick Nash the last piece to the puzzle for the New York Rangers? The Blueshirts fell in the Eastern Conference Finals last season and appeared to be one player away. The Rangers needed another scoring threat. Now granted, the NHL will have a shortened season here, but the debut of Nash in ...