Category: mike and mike in the morning

Brian Kelly Says His Team Is Only Focused on USC and Gives His Pitch for Manti Te’o to Win the Heisman Trophy

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

As chaos was sweeping through the college football landscape on Saturday night, Brian Kelly and his Notre Dame Fighting Irish were celebrating yet another win and inching closer to an undefeated season and a National Title shot. The two outcomes that the Irish needed to propel them to the top ...

Takeo Spikes: “We’re not going to sign a deal until the deal is fair”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It seems like a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in the NFL could be on the horizon, but it is just not done yet. Yesterday the owners got together in Atlanta and approved a new ten-year deal. It was passed on a 31-0 vote and now the deal is in the ...

The Seat Under Jack Del Rio Has Cooled as the Jaguars Have Their Eyes on a Playoff Spot

Friday, December 17th, 2010

With a win this weekend, the Jacksonville Jaguars can clinch the AFC South and make plans for postseason football. Before the season started not too many people thought that was even possible. Jack Del Rio was on the hot seat, there was uncertainty at quarterback, and the Jags had just ...

Tiger And His Reputation Still Aren’t Out of The Woods

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

It was nearly one year ago when Tiger Woods crashed his SUV into a fire hydrant and caused his life to go into a tailspin. At the time, everyone was worried about his health, but nobody knew that the car crash was just the beginning and it was about to ...

David Stern Says This Season in the NBA Will Be Epic

Monday, October 25th, 2010

The NBA season is set to tip off tomorrow night and I can’t wait. There are so many new faces in new places and there are so many storylines to follow in 2010. After an offseason that brought a lot of attention to the league because of what happened in ...

No Offensive Line on Dancing With the Stars for Kurt Warner, I Hope He Dances Better Than He Moved In the Pocket

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

With the uncertainty at quarterback and the training camp battle between Derek Anderson and Matt Leinart, the Cardinals should be sending three players to Kurt Warner’s home to try and get him out of retirement. That’s not going to happen though. Warner has officially turned in his cleats for dancing ...

Eric Mangini Thinks Mike Holmgren Has Made Him a Better Coach

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Last season the Browns started off 1-11 and there were times that they didn’t even look like an NFL caliber team. It looked like the Eric Mangini era was going to be over in Cleveland after just one season. However, despite awful quarterback play, the Browns rallied down the stretch ...

Losing Four Freshman, John Calipari Takes on NBA Eligibility Rules

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Starting three freshman - John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, and Eric Bledsoe - one sophomore - Darius Miller - and one junior - Patrick Patterson - Kentucky won 35 games in its first season under John Calipari. The team featured mostly underclassmen, with no senior averaging more than 11 minutes a ...

Just Pencil in Michigan State Every Year for The Final Four and Your Bracket Will Be OK

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Raise your hand if you thought at the beginning of the tournament that Michigan State would be playing Butler for the right to go to the National Championship.  If you just raised your hand while reading this you’re either lying, you’re a Butler fan, or you’re a Michigan State fan.  ...

John Calipari Feels Like His Team Has a Steep Climb on the Road to Indianapolis

Monday, March 15th, 2010

After a one-year hiatus from the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky Wildcats are back in the dance and they are back as a number one seed.  Led by a trio of freshman that’s as good as I have ever seen in College Basketball on the same team, the Wildcats come into ...