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Archive for March 4th, 2013

James Harden Goes Into Every Game With the Mindset That He Can’t Be Guarded

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The Oklahoma City Thunder needed to make a decision on the future of their franchise. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook already signed to massive contracts, the Thunder had to decide on either James Harden or Serge Ibaka for the future. OKC chose Ibaka. The Thunder's loss has been Houston's ...

Sharrif Floyd: “I Want to Be Known as Something Great, Not Just as a Player That Stopped By and Left”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

One of the hottest names in the NFL Draft is Sharrif Floyd. Floyd was first-team All-SEC this past season but his rise didn't reach its peak until after his performance at the Scouting Combine. The defensive tackle showed a unique combination of athleticism, quickness and power. For a player his ...

Eric Wedge Believes His Seattle Mariners are on the Verge of Competing for a World Series Berth

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Eric Wedge came close to managing the Cleveland Indians all the way to a World Series. He says in this interview that he believes the Mariners are going to be in a similar spot soon and will go even further. The Mariners made waves by signing Felix Hernandez to an ...

Chris Kluwe on Homophobia in the NFL: “You’re Talking About a Problem Here that is Not Going to Change Overnight.”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo. Scott Fujita. Connor Barwin. Domonique Foxworth. These NFL players have come out and tried to tackle the issue of homophobia in the NFL. The NFLPA is trying to do more to end homophobia in the NFL after Michigan standout Denard Robinson said he was asked about girls at the ...

Matt Schaub: “It’ll be Hard to Ever Fully Replace a Pocket Passer”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Matt Schaub is most definitely a pocket passer. And while the league is always evolving and a new breed of quarterbacks has taken professional football by storm, Schaub still believes that it'll be hard for quarterbacks to succeed long-term without having the ability to drop back in an old-fashioned way. ...

David Wright on World Baseball Classic: “It’s No Exhibition by any Means.”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

David Wright signed his $138 million, eight-year contract extension back in December and is excited to see the young power arms the Mets are developing in spring training. For right now though, the Mets third baseman has reported to Phoenix to join Team USA for the World Baseball Classic. In the ...

John Abraham Wants to Keep Playing so He Can Pass Michael Strahan on the All-Time Sacks List

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The NFL's leading active sack man is on the open market after being released last week by the Atlanta Falcons. And while John Abraham is turning 35 this offseason, he'll likely be a hot commodity because pass rushers are so damn valuable in this league. And it helps that Abraham ...

Jacoby Jones is Disappointed His Kick Return Didn’t Go For 109 Yards in the Super Bowl

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Jacoby Jones had a solid argument in the MVP race in Super Bowl XLVII. He had a kickoff return for a touchdown and a catch for another -- not bad for a guy cut by the Houston Texans. Jones' kick return was initially ruled a 109-yard return, which would have ...