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Craig Robinson Coaches Barack Obama To Hoops Victory Before The Election Victory

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Long before Barack Obama was reelected President of the United States, he was busy winning on the hardwood. His brother-in-law, Oregon State basketball coach Craig Robinson, says he was the makeshift coach for Obama's pick-up team during a game earlier on Tuesday, a game won by a team that included ...

Tom Brady Dishes On Hurricane Sandy And The Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Tom Brady isn't quite as tight-lipped as his head coach, but he doesn't often open up to the media on non-football issues. Coming out of the bye week, though, Brady took an opportunity Monday night to discuss some of the crucial topics affecting America today. Tom Brady joined Jim Gray on ...

President Barack Obama Worries About Professional Sports Pricing Out Families

Monday, October 15th, 2012

With the presidential election looming, Barack Obama has plenty on his plate, but that doesn't mean he's forgetting about sports. He says he still watches ESPN's SportsCenter every morning when he wakes up, and if he's elected for four more years, there's no doubt he'll hear more about things like ...

USADA’s Travis Tygart: Evidence of Lance Armstrong Doping Will Be Presented on Paper Internationally

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Lance Armstrong won't be contesting the charges leveled against him by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, but that doesn't necessarily mean the evidence against him won't come out. USADA head Travis Tygart says his agency will be presenting a reasoned decision to the World Anti-Doping Agency in the coming weeks. Tygart ...

Bronze Medalist Justin Gatlin Calls Usain Bolt “Beatable”

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

It's not Justin Gatlin's proclamation that seems so preposterous here. The American sprinter is right, technically, when he says Usain Bolt is beatable in the 100 meters. Bolt, who won the gold medal in the event on Sunday, has been beaten before by Yohan Blake, his teammate, who took the ...

President Barack Obama Weighs in on the Olympics, Penn State and Tim Tebow in New York

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

President Barack Obama has never been short of opinions when it comes to the world of sports. With the Olympics in session, baseball season in full stride, and football just around the corner, this time is no different. Obama says he disagrees with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant that they could ...

Jerry Sandusky’s Attorney Karl Rominger: We Were Pushed to Trial too Quickly

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Jerry Sandusky's lawyers asked to resign from his case shortly before his case went to trial, but the Judge John Cleland turned down their proposal. That may very likely become a key part of the team's argument going forward now as Sandusky will seek to appeal his convictions. Karl Rominger, who ...

Despite the Acquittal, Kirk Radomski Continues to Insist Roger Clemens is Guilty

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Roger Clemens was acquitted on all charges during his highly publicized perjury trial on Monday. Whether or not that will clear him in the court of public opinion will remain to be seen, but it doesn't seem likely and Kirk Radomski's continued adamant insistence that Clemens is guilty won't help ...

Miami Marlins President David Samson: The Healing Has Begun

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The Miami Marlins did their best to do some damage control this week. Following comments by manager Ozzie Guillen that discussed his admiration for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, the Marlins suspended Guillen for five games, a penalty that has been widely debated since it was issued Tuesday. Now the question becomes ...

Bob Knight Won’t Be Surprised if Conferences Break Away From the NCAA, Doesn’t Believe in Added Stipend for Players

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Leave it to legendary college basketball coach Bob Knight to have a strong opinion on things. This time, he's mostly coming down on NCAA policies, conference realignment and college athletes being paid an additional stipend on top of their scholarships. Knight is happy that the NCAA is enacting policies that force ...