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Archive for February 25th, 2013

Robert Guerrero Finally Gets What He Has Been Asking For in a Fight With Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Monday, February 25th, 2013

For the last few years, Robert Guerrero has been boxing with one goal in mind. He switched from lightweight to welterweight. He beat both Selcuk Aydin and Andre Berto to climb to the top of the division. It was all for one thing: showing he deserves a shot at Floyd ...

Twins Markieff and Marcus Morris Reunite in Phoenix

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Atlanta Braves made a big splash this offseason when they brought together brothers B.J. and Justin Upton to play in their outfield. The Phoenix Suns' move last week might not be quite on the same scale on the court, but it is in terms of cool news. They traded ...

J.J. Redick Admits He Shed Some Tears When Hearing the News of Being Traded From Orlando

Monday, February 25th, 2013

This year's NBA trade deadline was very quiet, with the exception of just one big trade. The Orlando Magic dealt away sharpshooter J.J. Redick just before the 3:00 PM ET  buzzer sounder. The former Duke Blue Devil never really lived up to his billing as a former lottery draft pick ...

Antonio Brown: There’s Some Awkwardness that I Got a New Contract and Mike Wallace Didn’t

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Antonio Brown and Mike Wallace complemented each other well as the Pittsburgh Steelers put together one of the NFL's better receiving tandems over the past two seasons. Now with free agency looming in a few weeks, it appears that Mike Wallace may be heading elsewhere. This is life in a salary-cap ...

Dwight Freeney Says His Agent has Been in Conversation with “A Bunch of Teams”

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Seven-time Pro Bowl pass-rushing specialist Dwight Freeney is officially on the open market after the Indianapolis Colts decided that they're moving on without him. While Freeney is 33 now, there's still a belief that he can contribute to a team as a veteran pass-rushing presence, especially if he's able to ...

Retiring Offensive Lineman Matt Birk: “I’ve Got a Lot to Live For Outside of Football”

Monday, February 25th, 2013

When we last checked in on 15-year veteran and new Super Bowl champion Matt Birk, the center was debating retirement but wouldn't commit before taking some time to ponder things. Now, a couple weeks after the biggest moment of his career, Birk has indeed decided to hang it up and ...

Mark Cuban Tosses Out the Idea of L.A. Using the Amnesty Clause on Kobe; Kobe Responds By Beating Dallas and Tweeting

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Here's the interview that had plenty of NBA folks talking over the weekend, where Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discusses, generally, some upcoming tough decisions teams could have to make under the collective bargaining agreement. Using Kobe Bryant as what he has now called just a hypothetical, Cuban throws out ...

Tim Hudson Discusses His Pursuit of 200 Career Wins and the Flaws of the Wild Card Play-In Game

Monday, February 25th, 2013

This past Friday, Tim Hudson pitched two hitless innings against Detroit. The Braves right-hander walked a batter and needed just 10 pitches during his outing. Hudson is just three wins away from 200 careers wins. The Braves' starting rotation will feature four players under the age of 31 to start the ...