Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Quick Strikes

Quick Strikes ;

- ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; I had trouble deciding whether I should start Beanie Wells (vs. Lions) or Cedric Benson (vs. Chargers) in one of my fantasy leagues. ; It was a tough choice but I decided to go with Wells. ; He rewarded me with 110 yards and a touchdown. ; Benson was a must start earlier in the season, but the injury has definitely slowed him down. ; Hopefully he bounces back this week against the lowly Chiefs.


- ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; I also benched Marion Barber this week for poor performance. ; He responded with 2 TDs. ; I would be upset, but I won all of my games, and he is still a fluky play. ; Barber remains on the bench for championship week.

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Final Four News and Notes 4/5

Gary Parrish joins Jason Horowitz to share his thoughts on Jim Calhoun and whether the uconn coach will call it quits soon. They also discuss the effect playing in Ford Field has had on the teams.
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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The Rematch: MSU vs. UNC

Jason Horowitz is joined by St. John's Head Coach Norm Roberts and Steve Lappas as they discuss the rematchup of last December's blowout win by North Carolina over Michigan State at Ford Field.
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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Looking Back: Michigan State vs. Indiana St.

Steve Lappas and Drexel Head Coach Bruiser Flint discuss with Jason Horowitz the evolution of college basketball since Michigan State defeated Indiana State in the finals 30 years ago.
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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Tom Izzo's Legacy

St. John's Head Coach Norm Roberts and Steve Lappas join Jason Horowitz to discuss the coaching legacy of Michigan State's Tom Izzo as well as the Spartans' home court advantage.
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Friday, December 18, 2009

Backcourt Battle: MSU vs. UConn

Can Kalin Lucas and his teammates win the battle of the backcourt against AJ Price and the uconn Huskies. Jason Horowitz, Steve Lappas, and Tim Brando break down the matchups.
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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Michigan State vs. UNC Highlights

Just like the last matchup between the two schools in December, North Carolina dominated Michigan State from start to finish at Ford Field, winning its fifth NCAA Tournament.
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Monday, December 14, 2009

High Flyer of the Night: Michigan State's Durrell Summers

Not even Stanley Robinson can stand in the way of Michigan State's Durrell Summers as the Spartan takes it to the hole with authority.
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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Women Cant Compete in the NBA

NBA Commissioner David Stern predicted last week that a woman will play in the league within the next decade.

“I don’t want to get into all kinds of arguments with players and coaches about the likelihood,” Stern told Sports Illustrated. “But I really think it’s a good possibility.”

Stern, 67, who became the Commissioner in 1984, said he realizes that many people are skeptical that women could compete physically with men.

However, Stern offered the reasoning behind his belief and he cited examples of other female athletes who have flourished performing athletically versus men.

“If you look at world records, let’s say track and field, you’ll see how the women have moved up to what would have been records several decades ago for men,” said Stern, a graduate of Columbia Law School in 1966. “Watch the WNBA and you see the shooting percentages, the passing and the like. Basketball is a five-person game and you have zones and you can do a variety of other things.”

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Final Four: News and Notes 4/4

The coaching carousel is a hot topic during the Final Four, as vacancies at some of the nation's top programs remain unfilled. Gary Parrish and Jason Horowitz have more.
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Friday, December 11, 2009

The Answer Returns

The Answer Returns!


It was crazy to see how emotional AI was over his recent signing with the Philadelphia 76ers. ; It truly touched my heart. ; But this isn’t just a sentimental acquisition. The Sixers could really benefit from bring back The Answer….


This is a young team with potential that could use a strong veteran presence such as Iverson. ; He will bring instant credibility to a 5-14 Sixers team that is need of a spark. ; Jrue Holliday (the Sixers 1st round pick this year) needs to absorb as much as he can from the iconic Iverson. ; Iverson should move into a starting role, which is what he was looking for and what he deserved. ; I want Iverson to win a championship just like a lot of other basketball fans but not at the cost of his dignity. ; Do you really want this guy to come off the bench just to win a title? ; This is not Daryl Armstrong. ; This is not Tyron Lue. ; This is not Derek Fisher. ; This is Allen “Motherf&^*^)” Iverson, son! ; The Answer! ; This dude had one of the most popular shoes in NBA history. ; He is the master of the “

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Monday, December 7, 2009

Greg Shaheen on Detroit Final Four

Senior Vice President of the NCAA, Greg Shaheen, talks with Jason Horowitz and Tim Brando about this year's Final Four being held in Detroit, Michigan.
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