Archives for January 2015

VIDEO: Purdue Coach Matt Painter post win at Northwestern

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The story of the night in Evanston was Purdue’s twin towers of A.J. Hammons and Isaac Haas. (Here’s video of the media availability with both of them following the game)

“We try to get the ball inside no matter who we go against,” Purdue Head Coach Matt Painter said.

“We’ve had a tough time against Olah in the past but tonight we were able to get the best of him.”

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VIDEO: Purdue G Rapheal Davis post Northwestern interview

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Rapheal Davis scored 15 points to with seven rebounds and four assists as Purdue won at Northwestern 68-60. Davis also committed zero turnovers. Over the last four games, Davis is averaging 18.0 PPG, 5.5 RPG and 2.3 APG.

We caught up to Rapheal Davis earlier in the season, and at this link you can check out our exclusive chat at this link here.

Below you’ll find the video of Davis’ media availability in Evanston:

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VIDEOS: All 3 Manchester United goals in win over Leicester

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Striker Robin van Persie got out of his personal scoring drought with an amazing finish that helped Manchester United cruise to a 3-1 win over lowly Leicester City today.

RVP scored his first goal in well over a month to give United the lead. Another high-priced striker who’s battled fitness issues this season, Radamel Falcao, also made got on the scoresheet.

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VIDEO: Louis van Gaal, Daley Blind talk 3-1 win over Leicester

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal thinks Robin van Persie’s first half opener was offside as his team beat Leicester 3-1 at home. So I guess you could say that they exacted some measure of redemption for the disaster at Leicester earlier this season.

That 5-3 away defeat was the biggest second half blow lead in United history, and Van Gaal called it his worst moment as Red Devils boss.

However, today saw the thrill of victory, and the three points moved United up the table to third.

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Marshawn Lynch proves, we DON’T NEED athlete interviews

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The top Super Bowl Media Day storyline involved a guy who didn’t say anything. Then when Marshawn Lynch was forced to finally talk, he reminded us all that the world is a much better place when doesn’t utilize his “public speaking skills.”

Let’s remember that Marshawn Lynch is well paid to run past and through very large, very fast men. He is in show-business, but he is not a talk show guest; or a comedian.

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VIDEO: Keith Olbermann DOESN’T CARE about the Super Bowl (I don’t either)

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Thank you Keith Olbermann for being brave enough to say what I’ve been thinking and feeling for the past 17 days.

Keith Olbermann doesn’t care about the Super Bowl. Neither do I. Sure, I may go next year, or in future years, to cover the parties and red carpet events. But I don’t care about the actual game anymore. Neither does Olbermann.

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Jose Mourinho, Diego Costa FIGHTING FA charges

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Diego Costa, and his manager Jose Mourinho, are not taking the charges from the Football Association lying down. The Chelsea boss and his star striker are hitting right back at the FA over the three game ban (including this weekend’s HUGE tilt with second place Manchester City) that they imposed upon Costa.

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Marcus Mariota isn’t “pro ready” enough to be #1 overall

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Can former Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota pull a Cam Netwon?

Win the Heisman and then become the #1 overall NFL draft pick?

Mariota certainly has all the measurables, numbers, tools and statistics to accomplish this exceedingly rare feat. The 6’4″ 212 pound signal caller from Honolulu, Hawaii has INSANELY good stats, but he’s not as pro ready.

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Former Bengals QB Jeff Blake: “everyone intentionally deflates footballs”

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Want more evidence that “deflategate” is the biggest non-story ever? How it’s all a media-driven “scandal” that no one, and I mean no one, should ever care about? How all of this nonsense this week was nothing but over-blown media hype?

We now turn to former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jeff Blake.

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NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX goal: 125 million viewers

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Stay with me, this is the ONE TIME that talking about nielsen numbers is actually interesting to somebody who doesn’t work in television.

The ratings for Super Bowl XLIX might become actual legitimate news.

As I’ve said numerous times before, TV ratings are the fantasy football leagues of the media world. To you, your numbers are THE MOST important thing in the entire world. To the rest of the outside world….It’s like Jay Cutler, it’s DOOOOON’T CAAAAAREEE.

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding: Tips to SUP Safely With Your Pup

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What’s stand-up paddling? Is it a new type of recreational activity that combines gauntlet running with boating? No. It’s more like a cross between canoeing and surfing. Basically, stand-up paddling involves a flat board, similar in some ways to a surf board, and a paddle. The board is a bit thicker than a traditional surf board, however, and many of them are inflatable.

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Manchester United making final Aymeric Laporte push

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The clock is ticking for Manchester United to acquire Athletic Bilbao’s Aymeric Laporte. The winter transfer window will close in just mere hours. You know that United badly needs defenders, and the center-back would fit in well at Old Trafford.

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