Category: The Jim Rome Show

No Bowl Game, No Problem, Matt Barkley Loving Life Leading Trojans, Focused on Oregon Ducks: “I wouldn’t change what I have gone through for anything.”

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Matt Barkley doesn't sound all too caught up with the discussion about which college football quarterbacks project best to the NFL. Nor is he focused on his draft status as of right now despite the fact that ‘SC can’t qualify for a bowl game. No.7 isn't even disappointed over the ...

Nolan Ryan Non-Committal About Rangers Interest in Carlos Beltran, Feels Rangers Are Positioned Nicely to Make Another World Series Run

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

He's a Hall of Famer, co-owner, President and CEO of the Texas Rangers, but Nolan Ryan gave the baseball world a scare last week when he checked into a Houston-area hospital after experiencing tightness in his chest. A few days later the 64-year old checked out of the hospital after ...

Mark Sanchez ‘Needs’ To Win, Must Make A ‘Big Jump’ This Year In Order For Jets To Take Home A Lombardi Trophy

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

The NFL lockout hasn't been particularly nice to any team. Especially the New York Jets. Gang Green has fallen one game short of the Super Bowl two years running now, and despite the disappointments of the two AFCCG losses, New York has made tremendous strides the past two seasons under ...

Chipper Jones Feels the Braves Can Win the NL East, but shares that “the biggest reason for coming back was my teammates.”

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

After Chipper Jones tore his ACL for the second time in his career last season, the thought around baseball was that this was it for one of the game's greatest switch hitters ever.  Jones didn't get the message. He wasn't ready to put down his bat and hang up his ...

“Everything Looks Great” for George Karl

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Cancer. Cancer has affected just about everyone in some way. While we haven't cured it, we seem to have drastically improved the likelihood of recovering from it (or at least forcing it into remission) in my lifetime. But that doesn't mean it's easy to beat. Denver Nuggets head coach George ...

Leroy Butler: “Instead of wasting one year in Minnesota, I would rather retire”

Monday, October 5th, 2009

  This post was written by Zach Krantz of WQAM in Miami.  Leroy Butler is an innovator in Green Bay; you’re asking what he is famous for besides playing with the Packers for 12 years?  Butler is credited with inventing the Lambeau Leap.  On December 26, 1993, Butler returned a ball ...

Jim Schwartz Has A Lot Of Work To Do

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Jim Schwartz has been hired to help do something...ANYTHING...to improve the sad state of the Detroit Lions.  Schwartz, who's been with the Tennessee Titans, joined The Jim Rome Show last Friday to talk about the monumental challenge ahead of him in Motown. 'I don't want to set a time-table; I think ...

Lane Kiffin Talks

Monday, January 12th, 2009

It's not exactly breaking news, but former Oakland Raiders coach Lane Kiffin is the new coach at the University of Tennessee. We didn't hear from him at the time in a full length interview so no harm in hearing about what the former USC coordinator and NFL coach had to ...

Utah Coach Kyle Wittingham

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Utah Utes football coach Kyle Whittingham joins The Jim Rome Show on Monday to talk about the monumental win for the Utah program over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Regardless of what happens in the BCS title game between OU and FLA, Utah will finish the 2008 season as the only ...

Ahmard Hall Is A Hero As Well As A Great Football Player

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Tennessee Titans FB Ahmard Hall was on The Jim Rome Show to talk about his experiences in the United States Marine Corps, as well as the amazing start to the season by the Titans. The interview is a week old, but it's worth a listen anyway, as Hall's story is ...