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Must listen to Don the Crazy Philly fan’s rant on Philadelphia sports. Also UFC 145 recap & will Jon Jones lose anytime soon, NHL Playoff talk & predictions, Steve Nash for MVP?, what would you trade Dwight Howard for, what sport takes the most athleticism/strength/smarts to play.
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We are back breaking down NFL and UFC. Mention some MLB. Give our picks for UFC 137.
With the apparent departure of Theo Epstein the End of the 2 time World Champion Red Sox era seems to be closing. The “mutual” departure of Terry Francona earlier this month didn’t come as a giant surprise to anyone. But Epstein’s departure is the bigger blow in the long run. He put the team together that broke the curse and brought back glory to the team that was on the verge of going 100 years ring-less.
Since Francona left, rumors of drinking in the dugout and his lack of control of the team have been making their way out. I can only imagine Manny’s attitude had started all this. Once one player pushes back and there is no disciplinary action taken by the manager or the team it’s only a matter of time before others push as well.
Epstein had done a great job acquiring players and building a great team that more than competed every season. He showed that the Yankees weren’t the only team willing to throw weight around and splurge when deemed necessary. But it was more than buying pieces, it’s buying the right pieces. There are plenty of teams that have spent lots of cash and still stink it up; I’m looking at you Mets, Dodgers, and Epstein’s new club the Cubs.
Now to his new home, Wrigley Field, Chicago where he hopes to do for Cubbie fans what he did for the “Nation.” He will still have plenty of cash to throw around, a young team, and a loyal fan base. The NL Central maybe the deepest division in baseball with St. Louis and the Brewers being very good now and two young teams that can make noise in the Reds and Pirates. This is also, for some stupid reason, the only division with 5 teams, although the Astros and Pirates can be very forgettable at times. I still think Epstein has the tools and resources to get the Cubs to be important again. And don’t forget, Pujols is a free agent after the season, what a killer move that would be.
As a Yankee fan it’s great to see Epstein move on from Boston. After all, this is the guy who helped transform the city of Boston into the powerhouse it was during the 2000′s. Good luck to him and all you Cubs fans.
As for Boston and its Red Sox Nation, I can’t wait to see the massive decline in the number of card caring, hat wearing, loud mouth “fans” who have never even been to Fenway or know who Mumble Mouth Menino is. Good-bye blond hair air heads wearing your pink Sox jerseys and hats. Good-bye front runners and guys who like the Red Sox just to be contrary, I’m talking to you hipsters.
Now if you will all join me in the commemorative singing of NAA NAA NAA NA, NAA NAA NAA NA, hey hey hey, GOOD-BYE.
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We discuss the backlash Steve Smith has received since signing with division-rival Philadelphia and whether or not it’s warranted. The Giants schedule is predicted game-by-game as we discuss if they’ll go over/under 0.5 playoff games played this year. NFL preseason games are talked about. We quickly recap Tiger Woods/Carlos Zambrano’s latest failures and Dennis Rodman becoming a Hall of Famer. Lou tests Mike’s NFL Trivia knowledge as he tries to “beat the clock” to end the episode.
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First things first, I have to start this blog by saying it’s good to hear that DT Mike Patterson is going to be okay. I was in attendance and it was a scary site. After the team was done practicing FG’s and Extra Points, the offensive and defensive lineman were in the process of walking from that field to a different field when Patterson dropped and started having a seizure. The lineman huddled around with their arms locked together, and Trent Cole was visibly upset, as well as some other lineman. Danny Watkins looked to be a big help from where I was, running around getting involved any way he could; remember, he was a firefighter before getting into football and knows how to handle a situation like this.
Obviously, it was a terrible thing to see Patterson’s legs and arms flopping around like they were, but the worst part of all to me was the fact that it took a full 15-20 minutes for an ambulance to make it onto the scene. After what happened to ex-Viking Korey Stringer August 1, 2001, it’s my belief that every NFL training site should have an ambulance on site. Being a 300lb guy completely covered in pads in weather that sometimes reaches up to 100 degrees, the NFL should take extra precaution and make mandatory an on-site ambulance for every team. Not to go too over the top, but if this was more serious, Patterson could’ve died right before his teammates, coaches, and fans today.
It’s being reported that he definitely had a seizure and they believe it was caused by dehydration. Eagles players and Head Athletic Trainer Rick Burkholder have announced that Patterson is going to be okay, and was joking with teammates and sending text messages from his hospital bed. Burkholder said Patterson bit his tongue and was bleeding from his mouth, which scared other player. He also said that Patterson will remain in the hospital overnight for observation and an MRI. Both Patterson (seizure) and Stringer (heat stroke) were 27 years old when these instances occurred.
-News that every Eagles fan wants to hear. CB Asante Samuel was walking by the crowd when a fan yelled out “we want you here Asante”, who replied “do you?” The crowd then erupted yelling “yeah” and applauding, to the delight of Samuel, who was very vocal all morning.
-UDFA rookie P Chas Henry has a BOOT. Yes, I understand that there’s no crowd, no defense rushing in, and no pressure when kicking to a returner during training camp, but that doesn’t mean I can’t be impressed by a guy kicking the ball 65 yards consistently. There’s a reason Henry won the Ray Guy Award for NCAA’s top punter, and he’s showing it at camp.
-QB Mike Kafka looks much more comfortable than he did last year. His arm strength has improved, evidenced by a deep throw (incomplete) to Sinorice Moss. His intermediate passes were also nicely thrown in between tight coverage.
-On the other hand, it’s apparent that rookie UDFA QB Jerrod Johnson has a LONG ways to go if he wants to become an NFL quarterback. He looks nervous and not sure of where to go in the pocket, and his throws don’t come out all that nice. On one play he threw to RB Derrick Locke on a flat pattern and it was a complete duck.
-Rookie RG Danny Watkins got reps with the 1st team offense between RT Austin Howard and C Jason Kelce, (who’s been swapping in and out with C Jamaal Jackson today). Watkins also got some 3rd string reps with the offensive line. The Eagles are hoping he’ll start this year, and Watkins needs as many reps as he can get after his 5 day “holdout.”
-RB LeSean McCoy displayed the burst he showed last year, and looks to be the best offensive weapon currently out there. This is expected, but it’s also nice to see that he put in work in the off-season and didn’t show up out of shape.
-WR Chad Hall had a good day at camp, making a diving over-the-shoulder grab on CB Joselio Hanson in 1-on-1 WR vs CB drills. Hall also had a couple other nice grabs, but did muff one Henry punt.
-WR Jason Avant made an incredible one-handed catch of a Kafka pass on a busted play. Avant had to dive backwards to catch the 5 yard ball that was roped. Avant is absolutely in the Top 5 for sure-handed WR’s in the NFL, try to argue with me on that, I dare you.
-CB Asante Samuel, like I previously mentioned, was extremely loud and vocal when the defense had a “win” against the offense in both the live hitting portion and the WR vs CB 1-on-1′s. On one occasion, Samuel lined up across from Avant, who tried to do a 15 yard out. Samuel basically ran the route for Avant and knocked the ball away.
-K Alex Henery didn’t have that good of a day on his longer FG attempts, missing to his left on a few of them. Strong leg, some kicks looked like they’d be good from 60, but accuracy was a little off today.
-After a play-action to McCoy, Vick handed it to TE Brent Celek on an end-around. I really hope I don’t see that make it into a regular season game this year.
-LB Casey Matthews looks like he can be the starting MLB for the Eagles this year. I watched him on almost all the live hitting defensive snaps that he was in on, and he filled his gap great. Even in pass coverage, Matthews stayed in his zone and looked like a vet out there. I guess reports that he’s picking up the scheme very quick are accurate.
-Rookie CB Curtis Marsh looks like a player. When drafted, it was said he was “raw, and needed some more time to learn the CB position”, but with his 6’0″ 197lb frame and play today, he looks like he can be a dime back for them this year. He impressed me more than Hanson and Trevard Lindley today.
That’s all I have from what I witnessed during the morning session at Eagles camp before leaving. If anyone else was there, please feel free to tell me your opinion on what you saw and what you agree/disagree on. For everyone else, it’d be appreciated if you gave your opinions and thoughts on what you just read, especially regarding the Mike Patterson story, which I think is major news. Also, if I didn’t mention someone you’re interested in hearing about, mention them, I know I left out a lot of Eagles players, but just wanted to post the things I thought stood out from today.
The MLB trade deadline has now passed us by, with some of the World Series contenders making big moves, while others stood pat. Some of the bigger names on the market (Beltran, Pence, Jimenez, Adams, Bourn, Ludwick) were moved to playoff contenders while others (Upton, Bell, Kuroda) stayed in their respective homes. Will these moves matter for the teams that made moves, and the ones that didn’t, going forward for this season? Yes, immensely.
The Phillies added a 28 year old RF All-Star player that they have club control over until the 2013 season. If it wasn’t for the club control, there’s no way the Phillies give up 4 prospects, including the top 2 in their system (Cosart, Singleton) for a rental player, which is why they quickly bowed out on Carlos Beltran. The Phillies believed that they needed a right-handed hitter to protect Ryan Howard and the middle of their lefty-heavy order. Not only did they succeed in doing so, but it also allowed 23 year old Dom Brown to return to AAA for some fine-tuning in a less-pressured environment, and one in which he can get playing time at his new position, LF (he will be the starting LF for the Phillies next year with Ibanez leaving town).
The Giants, although giving up their top prospect, #35 overall Zack Wheeler, are huge winners during the trade deadline season. Being the only team in the MLB without a single hitter to have 10 HR’s, they added a veteran who’s best months have always come right around this time, in Carlos Beltran. He leads them in HR’s, slugging % and leads the NL in doubles. Not a bad piece for the stretch run, huh? Another under the radar move they made was obtaining middle of the field players Jeff Keppinger and Orlando Cabrera.
If you’re down a couple runs in the playoffs late in the game, you better hope you’re not playing the Texas Rangers. In two moves that aren’t being talked about enough, the Rangers traded for San Diego’s lethal setup man Mike Adams (under contract next year as well) and Baltimore’s Koji Uehara. Their combined numbers for this season are as follows: 95 innings, 51 hits, 111 strikeouts, 17 walks. Yikes!
Even though they didn’t land Hunter Pence, (who went to their division-leading rival Philadelphia) and didn’t want to give up the prospects to the Mets that it would’ve taken to land Carlos Beltran, the Braves still end up as winners. After getting a great leadoff hitter in Michael Bourn from the Houston Astros for 4 players, including Jordan Schafer, the Braves have landed a tempo setter with 32 steals and a high OBP.
The Pittsburgh Pirates make it as a “winner” for the simple fact that this is the first season since probably 1992 in which they were aggressive at the deadline, with thoughts of making the playoffs. Sure, they didn’t land the best hitters on the market (Beltran/Pence), but by landing OF Ryan Ludwick and 1B Derrick Lee, they added much needed veteran experience and a couple power bats for a late-season playoff run.
The NY Mets become huge winners at deadline season. Considering going into the season, Beltran and especially KRod seemed HIGHLY immovable, you have to tip your hat to their owners for getting them off the books with KRod. Sure, the KRod trade didn’t land them top prospects, but they were just looking to unload that brutal salary. With Beltran, who teams know they’d only have for 3 months, they were still able to get the 35th best prospect in baseball, P Zach Wheeler who could one day be their future ace. Not bad, Mets.
The teams above all made moves going forward for a hopeful WS Title this season, with the lone exception being the Mets (cleared cap, gained a great prospect). Will these moves put those teams ahead of the other contenders that stood pat at the deadline? I’m referring to the Yankees, who were unwilling to give up any of their top prospects (Montero, Romine, Sanchez, Betances, Banuelos), the Red Sox (got Eric Bedard, is he enough to put them over the top), the Angels (did nothing) and the Reds (also did nothing).
One last thought- in case people think I forgot to mention the Indians, I clearly didn’t. To give up top pitching prospects and #1 picks Pomeranz and White, as well as 2 other prospects, for an obviously different-than-last-year Ubaldo Jimenez is just highway robbery. That trade might even make me dub the Rockies as winners. Instead of keeping club control over 2 highly regarded pitching prospects, they now have to hope Jimenez can return to last years first-half form. With that said, do you agree with the Indians doing whatever-it-takes to get Ubaldo, or with the Yankees for refusing to give into the demands (Montero, Banuelos, more?) for him? With how the Phillies have been playing, and after landing Pence, will this even matter?
Strike Force just had their big fight, Fedor v Henderson. It was presceed by a fight between two female MMA fighters.
First, does any MMA fan really care, follow or watch females fighters. I only know of Gina something(Carano after I did some googling). Not sure if I don’t care because there aren’t really any names, if it’s because UFC doesn’t push them, or if it’s because they are women fighters. I have only seen one female MMA fight. I don’t think theoretically I wouldn’t watch them it’s just that they are never on. To me when I see them on it seems they are just thrown there for “eye candy.” Now I know there are great fighters and they still bust their asses, but it seems obvious why they set up these fights. I am not sure if women will ever get their due in MMA unless Dana White puts them in UFC, which he has said he won’t do to tmz reporters.
Second, Dan Henderson vs Fedor Emeliaenko. Hendo was giving up around 16 lbs and is 40. He TKOed Fedor in what will most likely be his final Strikeforce fight and maybe final fight ever. So once again, another non-UFC MMA company tried to make waves with old fighters and scraps that UFC doesn’t want. I know monopolies are bad but at least UFC is run right; with constant new talent and a minimal amount of bad fights.
This coming Saturday is UFC 133 Rashad Evans v Tito Ortiz. This will be a great fight and I can’t wait. It’s in Philly and the city will be a buzz this weekend for the fight. Ortiz has had his issues outside of UFC but looked great in his last fight. Evans is a beast and will put on a great show.
What do you folks think: Will women’s MMA ever get its due? And will any company ever challenge the UFC?
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Today, Monday June 27 Dodgers owners the McCourt’s have filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the franchise. He has turned one of the most historic and socially important franchises into a joke. They were awarded the franchise in 2004 by a unanimous vote, the couple not having much of the money involved in the franchise. They hired family members including their sons, a psychic, and who can forget the old, fertility drug using Manny Ramirez. Frank McCourt has since fired his wife; they are now in the middle of a divorce, during which over $100 million in loans from Dodger related business has been collected by them.
This season has gone horrible for the franchise as well. First, a Giants fan is beaten to a pulp at the stadium, which even made Barry Bonds look good by donating money to the victim. Then they received a friendly loan from FOX to make payroll in April for the sum of $30 million, before Bud Selig decided he wanted to take over the team, (hello New Orleans Hornets).
The team is terrible, currently sitting dead last in the NL West division. While they have fallen apart almost every other franchise in the division has since gone on the rise, besides San Diego. After all that, they still reached an agreement with FOX for $3 billion, but Buck Eye Bud shot it down.
California has also been in trouble. The economy has forced many who would be regularly attending games to sit out. The drop in attendance is one of the major factors in the Dodgers predicament. They need $30 million by this Thursday, July 1st yet still owe Man-Ram a ton of money. Even the vice-chairman who was supposed to reconnect the franchise with the community just resigned. LA proper as opposed to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
McCourt wants to sell only part of the team to make payroll, for an example of this just Google “Clearance sale, Mets”. Big Stick Bud again beat that down. Selig wants no more of McCourt. McCourt is likely to sue the MLB any day now. If he can’t come up with the money by Friday, the league will have to pick up the check, as all the contracts are guaranteed. What sucks is that the bankruptcy proceedings will prevent the franchise from being put up for sale.
So that’s all the facts. What does this mean for you and me? One of the most historic and socially important franchises in all of sports is on the brink of ruin. This team was the first in sports to break the color barrier and one of the first to open up the west for professional sports franchises. This team has always been a power house in the sport; and has been a symbol for its fans, the blue collar workers. They wore their blue uniforms and proudly called themselves bums. They battled the rich and powerful Yankees as the underdog for many decades. Then they moved west and became the giant of the National League. The names and players you think of when you think of the team are Koufax, Lasorda, Drysdale, Robinson, and Fernando Valenzuela.
Queue the ABBA.
Now that I got all the nostalgia out of the way, what’s the future for the team? They need a new owner, but with a law suit and bankruptcy proceeding who knows when that will happen. Who would even be interested, other than Mark Cuban who’s already been shot down twice? He has said he has interest in the Dodgers but not their issues, with all this I doubt he will even try to purchase them. Even if Cuban did, Selig hates owners like him; loud, pompous and in the public eye. No longer having to deal with George Steinbrenner’s opinions and wallet, why would he accept a modern day version of him in Cuban?
The league will take over and a settlement will eventually be reached, most likely with another boring, old money owner purchasing the Dodgers franchise and that will be that in the end. This is exactly what Selig wants, and unfortunately, he seems to always make his dreams come true.
This past Thursday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, Donnie Walsh and the rest of the Knicks brass left their fans and the rest of the media scratching their heads. With the 17th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Knicks selected combo-guard Iman Shumpert from Georgia Tech University. The crowd booed (do they ever not boo a pick, paging Landry Fields) and were beside themselves at the fact their team left Florida State’s ACC Defensive Player of the Year Chris Singleton and Newark, NJ’s own Kenneth Faried on the board.
Entering the night, there were many rumors that Donnie Walsh was attempting to “go out with a bang”, placing several phone calls to try to obtain a marquee NBA veteran (such as Steve Nash) or move up the draft board for one of Jimmer Fredette or Klay Thompson, who were selected 10th and 11th to the Kings and Warriors. When it was evident that the draft wasn’t going as most pundits expected, with SDSU’s Kawhi Leonard slipping to Indiana at 15 (who was then shipped to San Antoinio for George Hill) the Prudential Center crowd was antsy, hoping for one of the top defenders in the draft, who were falling for reasons unknown. The thing is, the Knicks fans will one day realize that they did obtain one of those top defenders, they’re just too blind to see it yet.
Iman Shumpert was a lockdown defender at Georgia Tech, mainly running the point at 6’6″ and playing in an extremely tough and talented ACC, with the likes of powerhouses Duke and UNC. Shumpert led the 13-18 Yellow Jackets in points, rebounds and assists, averaging 17 points, 6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, even though he was faced every night with the task of guarding the opponents best perimeter player. Being 6’6″, Shumpert can guard the likes of Dwayne Wade, Derrick Rose, Ray Allen and even LeBron James. The fact he was drafted to a team that has Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudamire as its top two offensive weapons, Shumpert won’t be needed as a primary scorer; he’ll be a defender and distributor.
The thing that comes with playing with offensive stars such as Amar’e and Carmelo, are the constant double teams they draw, especially with a guy like Shumpert who only shot 41% from the field and a pathetic 28% from 3. At this point in Shumpert’s young career, he’ll be asked to drive and improve his midrange game, before hopefully becoming a competent 3point shooter (I thought that was a necessity for a D’Antoni player?). Think of Iman Shumpert’s rookie season how Trevor Ariza’s first Knicks season was; a guy who can defend multiple positions, was uber-athletic, but couldn’t shoot worth a lick. After a few years, (and once he was no longer a member of the Knicks organization), Ariza developed a very good outside game and shot the 3-ball well, helping the Los Angelos Lakers capture the NBA Championship, before getting his big paycheck in Houston (which was a fail for them, hence why he was traded). But that’s besides the point- the Knicks need Shumpert to play aggressive on both ends of the floor, and understand where his game is at at this point in his career and not try to do too much. After games, during the off season, etc he needs to hit the gym and practice like a madman on his midrange and 3point shot (something Rajon Rondo should’ve been doing for years now) to take that ultra important “next step” in his young and promising career.
The thing that intrigues me the most about Shumpert, is the fact that, like I previously stated, it’s his shooting that needs the most work. When you have a prospect that is an outstanding defender, you know they have the heart and desire, because that’s all defense is about. With that said, it’s evident that this kid will do all he can to improve himself and improve the NY Knicks team. It’s been said that if your biggest weakness is your shooting, than that’s the best weakness to have; you can teach shooting, it’s all practice and repetition.
Enough about Shumpert, now it’s time to talk a little about the man they like to call “Jorts”, Josh Harrellson from the Univesity of Kentucky. The Knicks traded back into the draft, obtaining the 45th overall pick from the New Orleans Hornets to select the fiery and aggressive 6’10″ 275lb Harrellson. Harrellson might not be the “big” Knick fans were dreaming of going into the draft, but with this being a role player draft, I think Harrellson can be an excellent fit for what the Knicks need from their center position.
After practicing against Enes Kanter all year, Harrellson got himself into shape, out of Calipari’s doghouse, and into the Kentucky starting lineup. It wasn’t until the NCAA Tournament that the rest of the Nation got to see the type of player Harrellson was; an aggressive rebounder, defender, and finisher around the basket. He provided a spark and a mouth that the young Wildcats could lean on, and thrived on doing the dirty work. Think of Harrellson as a younger, better, Ronny Turiaf.
With Jerome Jordan, the “Jamaican Sensation” coming to NY for this season, and the possibility of signing a guy, such as Kwame Brown to a 1 year contract, I believe the Knicks can be in good shape at the center position this upcoming season with veterans Brown and Turiaf while Jordan and Harrellson develop.
Last night Vancouver screwed the pouch again and blew a game 7 in the cup.
Now, Boston has one a champ in all sports over last 10 years. After game the city exploded in rage.
Riots started with the usual car flipping and glass breaking. As shitty as it is for the city and how rioting looks shity, I’m a little proud of them. Comparing them to Miami, this is how real fans react when their team blows it.
The word fan comes from fanatic. A riot definitively shows the fanatic is still alive in some fans still. Glad as well it is not only in the states that sports riots occur.
Good for you Boston, sorry Vancouver. Now on there is only baseball, right?
Well today is the US open. Most young people don’t care, but young growing stars in the sport are trying to change that. Ben Crane, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler, & Hunter Mahan made a funny video to try and show the lighter less stuffy side of golf. Heres a link: http://bit.ly/jQTum3
I don’t think it will do much, but at least someone is trying.
Sunday night we saw the Mavs beat the Heat in game 6. (Thank god) I called the Mavs and said 5 or 6 should have put money down on it.
Tonight is game 7 for NHL. Home team has won every game in this series. I see this continuing. Boston has lit it up at home but Bobby Lou is shut down at home. I see another 1-0 or 2-0 game tonight with Nucks winning.
The title is because its the god damn 2nd week going into 3rd of June and Basketball just finish and the NHL has another game. Seriously need to cut the season down or condense playoffs schedule (NBA definitively) I don’t need 2 months of playoffs. Play back to back not 4 days in between. I know they do this for revenue, more TV money on weekends, but come on.
Its time for baseball and hopefully some good UFC during summer.
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