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Todd McClure, Mentor Of Men

Jun 09, 2012 | by Dave Choate, The Falcoholic
Todd McClure, Mentor Of Men

This kind of got lost in the shuffle the other day, but it's very much worth spending a moment on.

Todd McClure has been a Falcon forever. To go from a seventh-round pick to one of the finest centers in the game is a journey poorly summed up in a short blog post, but suffice to say he's a hell of ...

Tags: Todd McClure , Atlanta Falcons

Rutgers' Sanu looks to make immediate impact with new team

Jun 08, 2012 | by Matthew Marczi, Newark Football examiner

Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, a former standout at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, is impressing his new team thus far during OTAs, Geoff Hobson writes, on the team’s official website. Sanu, once regarded as a fringe first round selection after breaking the all time Big East single season record for receptions with 115 in his final year ...

Tags: Mohamed Sanu , Cincinnati Bengals

Michigan's Kirk Cousins Recognized As One Of The Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Winners

Jun 08, 2012 | by James Edwards III, Yardbarker.com
Michigan's Kirk Cousins Recognized As One Of The Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award Winners

Former Michigan State University quarterback Kirk Cousins made the list of 24 Big Ten student-athletes who were awarded the Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award for 2011-2012.

The award goes to student-athletes who display positive sportsmanship throughout the school year, and they must be in good academic standing the whole year. Also, each student-athlete must demonstrate good citizenship outside of their sport.

Tags: Kirk Cousins , Washington Redskins

Taj Loves Chicago...And We Love Him

Jun 08, 2012 | by Stormin' Norman Disciple, NQTC
Taj Loves Chicago...And We Love Him

Hard hat? Check.  Lunch pail? Check.  Time to go to work.  That was just a little snippet of a day in the life of Taj Gibson.  He has been awesome in Chicago, although he has been stuck behind Boozer for the last two seasons on the depth chart.  If given minutes, he can be a great contributor and even off ...

Tags: Taj Gibson , Chicago Bulls

Ravens' Haloti Ngata Among Top 3 Defensive Tackles

Jun 04, 2012
Ravens' Haloti Ngata Among Top 3 Defensive Tackles

Ravens' player Haloti Ngata was named one of the top 3 defensive tackles by Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com.  

Tags: Haloti Ngata , Baltimore Ravens

This season, Eagle's Kafka is bigger, stronger

Jun 04, 2012 | by Reuben Frank, csnphilly.com
This season, Eagle's Kafka is bigger, stronger

He just looks different. Bigger. Stronger. More like a real NFL quarterback than some scrawny kid from Northwestern.

Mike Kafka spent most of the off-season in Mesa, Ariz., working out with Jay Schroeder and his Evo Sport fitness and lifting system. This isn’t the former Redskins’ quarterback but a different Jay Schroeder, and the results are obvious.

“I’m a lot stronger, absolutely,” ...

Tags: Mike Kafka , Philadelphia Eagles

Hayward, Jennings in Call of Duty Grudge Match

May 24, 2012 | by Juan Martinez, Examiner.com
Hayward, Jennings in Call of Duty Grudge Match

To celebrate the launch of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection 2, Activision and Infinity Ward invited members of the press to check out the new maps and modes down in Venice Beach and participate in a sports-themed Grudge Match featuring Brandon Jennings of the Milwaukee Bucks and Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz.

Tags: Gordon Hayward , NBA , Basketball , Call of Duty

Carl Landry Should Stay

May 22, 2012 | by Ryan Schwan, Hornets 24/7
Carl Landry Should Stay

If there is any place on the floor that the Hornets seem to have lots of options this off-season, it is the frontcourt.  The draft has a group of promising young power forwards and the Hornets already have Okafor, Jason Smith and Gustavo Ayon under contract – not to mention tweener forward AFA.  As a result here’s a question I ...

Tags: Carl Landry , New Orleans Hornets , NBA , Basketball , free agency

Andrew Nicholson Generating Interest

May 22, 2012 | by David Zavac, Fear the Sword
Andrew Nicholson Generating Interest

As Cavaliers fans anxiously await May 30 to figure out just where the team will be slotted in the 2012 draft lottery, there are already rumblings about different teams' plans for improving. After the jump, see what people are talking about.

1. From Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, It sounds as if the Oklahoma City Thunder, and perhaps the Boston Celtics, are ...

Tags: Andrew Nicholson , NBA , Basketball , draft

Warner: Champion on, off Field

May 20, 2012 | by Eric Golub, Washington Times
Warner: Champion on, off Field

Finally, the tide has turned in the ongoing saga involving the National Football League and the chronic pain and suffering that may be linked to football.

The death of Junior Seau was a wakeup call for some, but the comments a few days later by Kurt Warner may one day prove to be a crucial turning point.

The former Arena League and ...

Tags: Kurt Warner , NFL , Football , concussions

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