Owner Dan Snyder and the Washington Redskins are still battling to keep the team’s name and trademarks. Even after all of the backlash that his team has received, Snyder has made it clear that he has no intentions on changing the team name.
Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler still hasn’t forgotten how he was treated last season with the New York Knicks. He has heard about how the Knicks claim that team chemistry is better without him this season. He even remembers the comments that team president Phil Jackson made that Chandler considered a shot at his professionalism.
For the last two seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the worst teams in the NBA. They have made questionable decisions which includes trades, free agent signings, and draft picks. Now with the team likely headed toward another terrible season, some season-ticket holders are starting to get restless.
Rumors have been swirling about the status of Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith’s job security. After his team’s loss to the Cleveland Browns, the speculation on Smith’s job got even more cloudy. The crazy thing about the Falcons is that they are still in the driver’s seat to win the NFC South.
Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been called everything in the book after his antics at the end of the game on Sunday versus the New England Patriots. Raiola dove at the knees of Patriots DT Zach Moore and tried to punch him twice during their blowout loss.
Many people have questioned if Oklahoma City center Kendrick Perkins is really as good as most people believe. Perkins’ claim to fame was when he was with the Boston Celtics and how he defended Dwight Howard when he was with the Orlando Magic. Since Perkins joined the Thunder, his defense has not been the same against some the big men in the Western Conference.
You know that it is a sad state of affairs when the only thing you can talk about in regards to the New York Knicks is Carmelo Anthony’s decision to stay with the team. Anthony chose the money and the belief that team president Phil Jackson can build a championship team around him.
LSU head coach Les Miles has been in this position before. When Lloyd Carr retired back in 2007, Miles was considered the top candidate for the job at Michigan. He would decide to stay in Baton Rouge and Michigan hired Rich Rodriguez.
In their final home game of the season, the Florida Gators defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 52-3. It was a bitter-sweet moment for the seniors on the Gator football team and for head coach Will Muschamp.