Archive for February 14th, 2013

Felix Hernandez on Seven-Year Deal with Mariners: “I Feel Happy and Feel Like this is My Home.”

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

It's now official: Felix Hernandez is the highest-paid pitcher in baseball. King Felix signed a seven-year contract worth $175 million. The contract covers the final two years of his existing deal and added five additional years through the 2019 season. Let's not forget the deal is fully guaranteed. Hernandez also ...

Bruce Bochy: Second World Series Ring Validated the First One

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

The San Francisco Giants never seemed to be the favorite to win the World Series during last season or during their remarkable postseason run, but they found a way to get it done. Now, as spring training begins, Giants manager Bruce Bochy can reflect on winning a second title in ...

Chris Bosh Says Now is the Time for the Heat to Pick up Steam

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Chris Bosh is now in his third season with the Miami Heat, so he's used to playing second fiddle. And the Heat are getting very used to winning. They the best record in the Eastern Conference at the All-Star break as Bosh, LeBron James and Co. look to repeat as ...

New York Knicks Coach Mike Woodson Stomps on Iman Shumpert Trade Rumors

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

The New York Knicks have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, but trade winds are swirling in Madison Square Garden as the deadline approaches just beyond All-Star weekend. Will Iman Shumpert be dealt? Carmelo Anthony doesn't seem to think a trade is a good idea, and it appears head ...

Kate Upton Does Her Best to Get Through in an Incredibly Awkward Interview

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

A simple transcript of the following interview with Kate Upton can't possibly portray the awkwardness of it, so you'll have to give it a listen. Some of the questions didn't help her cause, but the fact that she's probably had to go through plenty of these since becoming a two-time ...

John Farrell: “This Team has the Talent to Contend and Ultimately Win this Division.”

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

It's that time of year as pitchers and catchers reported to spring training this week. The Boston Red Sox reported to Fort Myers, Fla., this past Tuesday. John Farrell embarks on his first spring training as Red Sox manager looking to erase the memories of a disappointing 2012 season. Farrell has high ...