Category: “The Mike Lupica Show”

David Garrard was Assured He will Compete for the Jets’ Starting Quarterback Job

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

David Garrard is getting another chance at a starting quarterback job. Last August the former longtime Jaguars starting quarterback was confident that he would be the starter in Miami, but he went down with an unfortunate knee injury during the preseason. The 35-year-old, who hasn’t played in a regular-season game since 2010, ...

Charles Barkley Is Adamant That The Brooklyn Nets Are The Best Team In New York And Feels Phil Jackson Was Disrespected

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

It's been a little while since we heard from Charles Barkley here on SRI. The NBA on TNT analyst drops in to discuss his initial feelings on the season so far. Sir Charles is a big fan of the Brooklyn Nets and they didn't disappoint him by beating the New York ...

Joe Torre Claims He Won’t Manage In MLB Again, Believes Expanded Instant Replay Will Be Addressed

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Life isn't perfect. The game of baseball sure isn't perfect and people make mistakes. Needless to say, the game of baseball will always have its fair share of controversial calls because the sport refuses to allow instant replay on certain calls. Obviously, with the way the Yankees have been hitting ...

John Mara Wasn’t Aware Of Jerry Jones’ Comments Because of all the Tim Tebow News Out Of Training Camp

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

This headline speaks for itself considering all the attention the NFL garners in training camp these days.  The New York Giants seem to always play with a chip on their shoulders because they believe they are 'disrespected' despite winning the Super Bowl according to the words of Justin Tuck. Well, ...

Bud Selig: “The sport has never been this popular. We’re not going to have a good year…A huge year.”

Friday, May 11th, 2012

The first month of the Major League Baseball season has been quite a surprise from a competitive balance standpoint. With the addition of two new wild card teams this season (one in each league) it has given more clubs a chance in September and already this season we've seen some ...

John Calipari, Mark Few and Jim Boeheim weigh in on Bo Ryan-Jarrod Uthoff Wisconsin Transfer Mess

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Wisconsin University has elected to reverse its decision regarding Jarrod Uthoff. Bo Ryan had originally told his freshman forward that Wisconsin would block him from contacting as many as 25 schools in the Big 10 and ACC. While it's not unusual to block a transfer from going to an in-conference ...

Bud Selig on HGH Testing Being Included in MLB’s New Collective Bargaining Agreement: “I am very proud of that. It’s a great day for the sport.”

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Major League Baseball has just ensured two plus decades of labor peace in a sport that has been plagued by a scarred history of labor disputes. Who would have thought not long ago that baseball would be the only professional sport to avoid a major labor dispute or work stoppage ...

Gary Bettman On Vancouver Riots: “It’s really a shame that a city can be given this type of attention. It’s really regrettable.”

Friday, June 17th, 2011

It must have been a bittersweet moment for NHL commissioner, Gary Bettman, after game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals having watched his sport go the distance on the biggest stage. The Boston Bruins were the first team to win three separate game seven's in the postseason as they came ...

Jason Kidd on the Miami Heat: “Sometimes you have to be patient. It just doesn’t happen overnight.”

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Mike Lupica may have put it the best on the Sports Reporters last Sunday. The 2011 NBA Finals were supposed to be LeBron's big chance. How many more chances were there going to be for Dirk Nowitzki? How about how many chances were there going to be left for Jason ...

Bud Selig On The Dodgers Meeting Payroll This Month: “We are monitoring this situation very, very, very closely.”

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

As the verbal jabs continue to be spewed out by Frank McCourt, Bud Selig is trying to look out for the league's best interest by taking every measure possible to ensure that the Dodgers' financial dispute is handled in the appropriate manner. Selig has hired Tom Schieffer to monitor the ...