Category: The Fan 590 Toronto

Doug Marrone on Why He Chose Buffalo: “I believe in this organization and believe this is the right situation for me”

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

The Buffalo Bills have their new head coach. They turned down the opportunity to hire two other available coaches that had been to a Super Bowl before in Lovie Smith and Ken Whisenhunt and they went with little-known Doug Marrone. Marrone went 25-25 during his time at Syracuse and while ...

Freddie Roach on a Possible Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight: “That’s the defining fight of Manny’s career”

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

On November 13th in Las Vegas Manny Pacquiao showed the boxing world that he was beatable. Yet much like the previous fights between Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, the third fight between the two fighters ended with some controversy. Pacman was awarded a majority decision over Marquez and it was ...

A.C. Green Gives His Memories of the Day That Magic Johnson Announced He Was HIV-Positive

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Earvin “Magic” Johnson will always be known as one of the greatest winners in NBA history. Magic was the engine that led the Lakers to five World Championships and who knows how many more it could’ve been. However, none of those five titles even represent his greatest victory in life. ...

Anthony Parker: “From the beginning we as players have been told to be prepared to miss games”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

With NBA labor negotiations not going very well between the players and the owners, the preseason has been cancelled. It looks like the regular season is in peril as well. As an NBA fan, this is extremely frustrating. In any negotiation each side is going to have to give a ...

Alexa Flutie: “I like to be known as myself, not have the notoriety of my dad”

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Doug Flutie’s daughter, Alexa, is following in her father’s footsteps. Well kind of anyway. After getting rejected four times, Alexa Flutie finally made the New England Patriots cheerleading squad this spring and will be found on the sidelines during home games rooting on the team that her father used to ...

Nick Barnett’s Is Excited To “Be A Part Of This Bills’ Mafia”

Monday, August 8th, 2011

There was one time in his career when Nick Barnett was a cornerstone of the Green Bay Packers defense and looked like a guy who was going to finish his career in Lambeau. The former first round pick was smack dab in the middle of the Packers defense for the ...

Peter Chiarelli on Bruins’ Future: “I’m not saying we’re going to have another Cup run, but we got a pretty good group.”

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Peter Chiarelli could feel the heat coming from the Bruins faithful and the media in the beginning of April as his club was trailing their hated rival the Montreal Canadians 2-0 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. For most fans and organizations being down 2-0 may seem ...

Mark Hominik on a Potential Rematch With Jose Aldo: “I don’t think he would be lining up to fight”

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

This past weekend’s card at UFC 129 was headlined by Georges St. Pierre and Jake Shields, but the fight of the night came prior to the main event. Mark Hominik, in his home country, stepped inside the cage with Jose Aldo, who is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters ...

Russell Martin On Catching For The Yankees “They Told Me That I’m Going To Be The Starter.”

Monday, January 17th, 2011

The New York Yankees have been deemed by many of having a "disappointing" offseason by not signing the star free-agent they sought after in Cliff Lee. It seemed as though Hank and Hal Steinbrenner along with Brian Cashman grew a little frugal this offseason by not shelling out the big ...

After His Destruction of Brock Lesnar, Can Anyone Beat Cain Velasquez?

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Going into his Heavyweight Title fight against Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez  was considered the underdog by many. After all he went into the fight against the “Baddest Man on the Planet.” Brock Lesnar ran his mouth the entire time, but if he was the baddest man on the planet going ...