Archive for January, 2012

Fans react to Sidney Crosby s announcement

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Sidney Crosby confirmed at a news conference on Tuesday that an MRI and CAT scan indicated no evidence of a fracture in his neck, and instead confirmed the diagnosis that he is dealing with a soft-tissue injury. Fans took to Twitter to air their opinion on the Penguins captains big news.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2012/01/31/spf-crosby-storify-reaction.html?cmp=rss

Leafs Sens blow leads while Jets win NHL East roundup

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Evgeni Malkin tied it with six seconds left in regulation and then scored the lone shootout goal to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over Toronto on Tuesday night. Elsewhere, the Bruins rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators, the Winnipeg Jets notched a shootout win and the Canadiens fell to the Sabres.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2012/01/31/sp-nhl-east-roundup.html?cmp=rss

Raptors hammered by visiting Hawks

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Joe Johnson equalled his season best with 30 points as the Atlanta Hawks lead nearly all the way in defeating the Toronto Raptors 100-77 on Tuesday in Toronto.

Former KC Chiefs’ Head Coach Todd Haley Interviews with Steelers: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Most NFL coaches don't stay unemployed for long. The Associated Press reports former Kansas City Chiefs' head coach Todd Haley, who was fired in mid-December, has interviewed for the offensive coordinator job with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Former KC Chiefs’ Head Coach Todd Haley Interviews with Steelers: Fan Reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Most NFL coaches don't stay unemployed for long. The Associated Press reports former Kansas City Chiefs' head coach Todd Haley, who was fired in mid-December, has interviewed for the offensive coordinator job with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Memory of Brady’s first QB coach lives on (Yahoo! Sports)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Dick Rehbein believed in Tom Brady as an NFL QB before anyone else. His widow cherishes those memories as another Super Bowl approaches.

Raptors hammered by visiting Hawks

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Joe Johnson equalled his season best with 30 points as the Atlanta Hawks lead nearly all the way in defeating the Toronto Raptors 100-77 on Tuesday in Toronto.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/nba/story/2012/01/31/sp-raptors-hawks.html?cmp=rss

Leafs, Sens blow leads while Jets win: NHL East roundup

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Evgeni Malkin tied it with six seconds left in regulation and then scored the lone shootout goal to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over Toronto on Tuesday night. Elsewhere, the Bruins rallied to beat the Ottawa Senators, the Winnipeg Jets notched a shootout win and the Canadiens fell to the Sabres.

Super Bowl XLII hero Tyree is back in the spotlight ()

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
LostLettermen.com , the college sports fan site and ex-player database, regularly contributes to Shutdown Corner. Here's a look at the current whereabouts of former Super Bowl hero David Tyree. If it feels like David Tyree's helmet catch to propel the New York Giants over the New England Patriots in 2008's Super Bowl XLII happened just yesterday, it's probably because you've seen the replay of the greatest catch in Super Bowl history more times than you care to remember. And with the Giants and Patriots set for a rematch on Sunday, Tyree is embarking on a second round of his 15 minutes of fame. That includes more endless replays of "The Catch" and a trip to Indianapolis, where he'll be doing appearances and interviews leading up to the game and may even have a cameo on NBC's Super Bowl pregame show with Bob Costas. More from LostLettermen.com : • Enquirer: Khloe Kardashian's dad is O.J.?! •   PHOTOS: Montana's S.F. home going for $35M • Top 20 best college football team helmets • PHOTO: NFL draft prospect's model fiancée [Related: VIDEO: Super Bowl MVP Rypien's daughter now Lingerie League QB ] Speaking earlier this week, Tyree admits he still hasn't fully grasped the enormity of that moment and how it's forever altered his life. "There's still some aspects of it that I'm still taking in, to be honest with you," Tyree said. "Just because it's four years later now and obviously everybody's reliving that amazing moment. So for me, more than anything, it's humbling and I just do my best and have fun with it and present it to everybody so they can enjoy it as well." While many people are still trying to comprehend how Tyree hung on to the ball, the deeply religious, born-again Christian has his explanation: Divine intervention. Why Tyree of all people to become a Super Bowl hero? "There's a scripture that says, 'God choses the low things of the world to put to shame the wise,'" said Tyree, paraphrasing a Bible verse. "I'm the least likely guy, the least likely candidate to make that play, to be in position to have any impact in the Super Bowl." [Related: PHOTOS: Doug Flutie's daughter, Alexa, now Patriots cheerleader ] And what an impact he had. On top of a touchdown catch earlier in the game, that 32-yard bomb helped set up the Giants' winning touchdown in the final minute. Amazingly, that was Tyree's final NFL catch. Ever. After sitting out the entire 2008 season due to injury, he was cut by the Giants before the 2009 season and played just 10 games for the Baltimore Ravens that fall before calling it quits for good. Still just 32 years old, Tyree now lives outside New York City with his wife and six children in Wayne, N.J., where he stays busy with his home-schooled kids and philanthropy projects like Carter's Kids , a charity for underprivileged youth run by Tyree's former Giants teammate, Tim Carter. Tyree credits the catch and the fame that came with it for helping him spread his charitable efforts.

Super Bowl XLII hero Tyree is back in the spotlight (Yahoo! Sports)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
LostLettermen.com, the college sports fan site and ex-player database, regularly contributes to Shutdown Corner. Here's a look at the current whereabouts of former Super Bowl hero David Tyree. If it feels like David Tyree's helmet catch to propel the New … Continue reading ?