Archive for April, 2009

My Attempt At A Mock Draft

Posted on Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

It’s NFL Draft week. Everyone and their mother is putting together a mock draft. I figured I’d take a shot at it.
 
Now I admit, I did this a year ago, and I didn’t get as many right as I thought I would. But that will not stop me from trying again. This is not - [...]

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 by Van Walker

High school basketball players are turning to Europe rather than enslaving themselves to the NCAA. Good for them.

Wednesday Quick Takes

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

It’s a Wednesday - time for Quick Takes!
 
Too Much Kobe and Lebron: The Lakers beat the Jazz easily to take a 2-0 lead in their first round series. Kobe once again doing his thing. The Jazz just don’t have the firpower to keep up with the Lake Show. They’ve got nice pieces with Deron Williams [...]

Rain, rain go away, MLB wants to play!

Posted on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 by Spike Rogan

“Long as I remember the rain been comin down.
Clouds of mystery pouring confusion on the ground.
Good men through the ages, tryin to find the sun;
And I wonder, still I wonder, wholl stop the rain.”
-Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Who’ll stop the rain”
Thats how myself, and most east coast baseball fan feel today. The list is shorter who [...]

The Weekend That Was

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

It was a big weekend as far as sports goes. NBA Playoffs. NHL Playoffs. Big moments in baseball. This past weekend had a little bit of everything.
 
Bulls Stun C’s: Derrick Rose and his 36 points led the Chicago Bulls to a victory over the defending NBA Champion Boston Celtics in the first game of their [...]

NFL Draft or MLB regular season game?

Posted on Sunday, April 19th, 2009 by Howard David

The NFL Draft begins Saturday afternoon at the famous Radio City Musical Hall in New York City and I have a confession. This is the first year in my 21 years involved with the National Football League that I am really into it. Part of this interest is due to the fact that I have [...]

NBC Needed To Think Outside The Box For Madden’s Replacement

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

The news first broke at around 9:30 in the morning yesterday. John Madden, after 30 years as a color analyst for CBS, FOX, ABC, and NBC, was retiring. I immediately started texting a number of my friends in radio. The reactions were very different.
One said it was time for him to go. Another figured it [...]

The NHL’s Problems Are Self Inflicted

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

I’m thirty-seven years old. When I was a kid, the four major pro sports in the United States were (in no particular order) baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. Yes, I included hockey in that category.
 
I grew up watching Wayne Greztky break record upon record. I looked on in awe as Mario Lemieux played Robin to [...]

Charles Barkely has a gambling problem!

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 by wendellwallace

Charles Barkley has a gambling problem and I don’t care!! There I said it…I feel very comfortable in my convictions and lack of emotional distress. I don’t care if Charles Barkley losses everything he has or he wins so much money in Vegas he cleans out all the casino’s on Las Vegas Blvd. Whether he [...]

Wednesday Quick Takes

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 by Cliff Saunders

It’s Wednesday, and that means it’s time for another edition of Quick Takes…
 
Oscar De La Hoya Retires: The boxer that captured this country’s imagination when he won a gold medal at the Olympics in 1992 and won world titles in six different weight classes hung it up yesterday at the age of thirty-six. The last [...]

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