Category: Mayhem in the AM

Chipper Jones Denies He is Bound for New York, Says he Doesn’t Have the Drive to Return

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Start spreading the news. Chipper Jones isn't leaving today. He doesn't want to be a part of it. It being New York, N.Y., that is. The rumors of Chipper Jones signing with the Yankees as a stopgap third baseman/designated hitter were far-fetched to begin with even before Brian Cashman admitted it. ...

Ravens Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees on Winning Super Bowl XLVII: “We are Pretty Lucky. We Played Well in the Red Area.”

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

It may not have been pretty for the Baltimore Ravens after the blackout in the Superdome, but the defense made a huge goal line stand when it counted the most in crunch time. The Ravens jumped out to a 28-6 lead early in the third quarter and were able to ...

Braves Pitcher Tim Hudson Calls the Infield Fly Play One of the Worst Calls Ever, Backs Up Fans

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

It's time to get some reaction after last Friday's controversial call in the St. Louis Cardinals-Atlanta Braves Wild Card play-in game. It goes without saying that the infield fly rule call made late in the game by Sam Holbrook was a brutal call that shouldn't have been made, but that doesn't ...

Thomas Dimitroff On Falcons’ 3-0 Start: “There is an Element of Maturity on this Team that I Haven’t Seen in Other Years”

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons have come out of the gate at 3-0 this season with impressive wins over the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. Matt Ryan has been sharp, complemented with his group of weapons that includes Michael Turner, Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White and Julio Jones. Unfortunately the ...

Chipper Jones Calls Curt Schilling A Shock Jock For Claiming He’ll Unretire To Play For An American League Team Next Year

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Chipper Jones is having quite the farewell tour this season. The Braves third baseman is retiring at the end of the season and on his bobblehead night last Thursday he clubbed two home runs to help Atlanta defeat San Diego, 6-0. It was his first multi-homer game in more than ...

Charles Barkley on Charles Oakley’s Comments: “Dude we got into an altercation in 1994. It’s over with. Let it go.”

Monday, February 27th, 2012

The last time we heard from Charles Barkley here on SRI, it was rumored he lost $100,000 on a bet he made for the Super Bowl. Well, now Sir Charles checks back in to discuss some comments that Charles Oakley made on the Jim Rome Show. Oakley went after the ...

Matt Ryan on Rising Tide of Criticism Following Latest Playoff Flop: “You can’t worry about everything that is being said.”

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Matt Ryan is 0-3 in the postseason during his four-year career as the quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons.  His most recent loss to the New York Giants, a 24-2 drubbing in the Wild Card Round two weeks ago, highlighted the inconsistencies of his play at the quarterback position, and the ...

Michael Turner Still Feels “Fresh” Going Into His 4th Season With The Atlanta Falcons, Downplays All The Doubters Questioning His Ability

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

The starting running back job has been everything Michael Turner had envisioned and more over the past four seasons in Atlanta. After signing with Atlanta as a restricted free agent in March of 2008 for a six-year deal worth $34.5 million and $15 million guaranteed, Turner has lived up to ...

Dwight Howard Believes “The Decision” Laid A Blueprint For How To Not Act During His Free Agency Sweepstakes

Monday, July 18th, 2011

As the sports world embarks upon another "core four" professional sport going into a lengthy lockout process it doesn't stop the media from speculating. That is the case with Dwight Howard. The Magic center has specifically made it a point not to sign a new contract with Orlando, so that ...

Chipper Jones Concern Was Being Healthy For October With His Knee, Confident The Braves Can Take Down The Phillies

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Chipper Jones left Friday night's game against Philadelphia with his mind made up that he was going to have surgery on his injured knee. He subsequently elected to withdraw from the All-Star game in Phoenix, which in turn paved the way for Scott Rolen to replace him on the National League ...