1. Why Jimmie Johnson Is NOT the Athlete of the Year

    News broke today that NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson had been awarded the AP Male Athlete of the Year award.  Johnson became the first race car driver to win the award in its 78-year history since it has been handed out...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 916 reads 32 comments

  2. Packers 2009 Draft Has Potential to Rival Thompson's '05, 06' Classes

    It's well known that Ted Thompson has experienced success in the NFL Draft, opting to build through the April event rather than free agency or trade...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 758 reads 6 comments

  3. Jeronne Maymon: He Just Never Got It at Marquette

    For those waiting to hear why Marquette freshman Jeronne Maymon quit the basketball team Monday, some of their questions were answered Wednesday when his father, Tim Maymon, was reached via telephone...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 10,540 reads 8 comments

  4. The Current State of Marquette Basketball

    Marquette Basketball head coach Buzz Williams announced Monday evening that freshman forward Jeronne Maymon had quit the team, effective immediately.  Maymon appeared in nine games for the Golden Eagles, averaging 4...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 1,553 reads 2 comments

  5. 2010 NBA Lottery Mock Draft

    Back in late June, I created the first version of my 2010 NBA Mock Draft. It has been almost six months since my last mock and I felt that, fresh off a John Wall monster performance at Madison ...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 6,297 reads 4 comments

  6. Clay Matthews: Why He Is the Defensive Rookie of the Year

    If he was not a front-runner before Monday night’s game against the Ravens, Clay Matthews seems to have officially thrown his hat into the ring for defensive rookie of the year...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 1,433 reads 2 comments

  7. Green Bay Packers' Wild Card Hopes Resting on Eagles From Here on Out

    The Packers increased their 2009 playoff chances in a big way by defeating the Baltimore Ravens 27-14 last night. In Green Bay’s second true test from the AFC, their top-ranked defense ...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 2,366 reads 7 comments

  8. The Case For C.J. Spiller On The Packers in 2010

    Outside of a career ending injury to quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the first and most obvious need for the Packers in 2010 is finding a left tackle to take over for current starter Chad Clifton...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 1,229 reads 7 comments

  9. Bulls-Knicks Talk: Thomas for Harrington Makes Sense on Both Sides

    Yahoo! Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski reported tonight that there are “serious” talks happening between the Chicago Bulls and the New York Knicks that would send Tyrus Thomas and Jerome James to the Knicks in exchange for Al Harrington..

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 910 reads 3 comments

  10. Charles Woodson for Defensive MVP: Why the Packers Cornerback Is the NFL's Best

    When Charles Woodson arrived in Green Bay, there were mixed emotions on whether or not the soon-to-be 30-year-old was worth the seven-year, $52 million deal Ted Thompson awarded him...

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  11. Which Packers Deserve to Go to the Pro Bowl

    Last season the Packers struggled to a 6-10 season and as a result only sent three players to the Pro Bowl in Honolulu...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 951 reads 13 comments

  12. Why Tim Tebow Should Be a Packer Next Year—if Available

    If, for whatever reason, you have never liked Tim Tebow and never given him a shot, don’t read the rest of this article...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 3,167 reads 44 comments

  13. NFC Wild Card Update: Packers Get Little Help from Bottom Teams

    After the Green Bay Packers disposed of the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day in a 34-12 rout, they were able to sit back and enjoy Sunday’s slate of NFL games...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 2,634 reads 7 comments

  14. Driver, Woodson Two Players to Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

    No one knows what head coach Mike McCarthy will say at his Thanksgiving Day dinner table, but you can bet that Charles Woodson and Donald Driver will be on his short list...

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  15. Green Bay Packers' Williams, Jones to Fill in For Injured Harris, Kampman

    The Packers have to be feeling good about winning their last two games against the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers, but they received equally bad news when it was revealed that starters ...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  16. Marquette's Chris Otule Breaks Foot, Likely Out for the Year

    Marquette received some bad news on the eve of their game against South Dakota when they learned that sophomore center Chris Otule will likely miss the remainder of the season with a broken foot he suffered in practice Monday...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about over 4 years ago 427 reads 0 comments

  17. Marquette Gets Last Minute Signing From PG Reggie Smith

    Buzz Williams and Marquette received some great news at the end of Wednesday night’s early signing period, as Illinois point guard Reggie Smith signed his letter of intent to play for the Golden Eagles...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 583 reads 1 comments

  18. Marquette-Maryland-Eastern Shore: 10 Things To Look for

    Trying to stay unbiased, it's still easy for me to say that the Marquette Golden Eagles should have no problem handling the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore tonight at the Bradley Center...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 0 comments

  19. LaDainian Tomlinson Finds New Motivation Sunday in Chargers Win

    Entering Sunday’s game against the Eagles, LaDainian Tomlinson’s 2009 had been one to forget. Six weeks in, the Chargers were 2-3 and looking through binoculars to see the 6-0 Denver Broncos at the top of the AFC West division...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 409 reads 0 comments

  20. Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings Looks Like the Real Deal

    Before rookie Brandon Jennings was making headlines for the Milwaukee Bucks, he was making negative ones for himself leading up to the beginning of the 2009-10 NBA season...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 2,670 reads 32 comments

  21. Mid-Season Grades for the Green Bay Packers Defense

    Defensive Line Cullen Jenkins: Jenkins started the season on fire, with two sacks and eight tackles in the first two games, but he has been non-existent the last two games. His big mouth hasn’t helped him get anywhere, either...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 386 reads 1 comments

  22. A New Era of Basketball Begins for Marquette

    One era of Marquette Golden Eagles’ basketball ended in Boise last March, while another will take flight Friday at the Bradley Center...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 241 reads 1 comments

  23. Mid-Season Grades For The Green Bay Packers' Offense

    The Packers' 2009 regular season has officially reached its halfway point and it is time to hand out grades for the 53 players currently on the active roster...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 889 reads 4 comments

  24. The Packers (4-3): Reasons Why They Will and Will Not Make the Playoffs

    Seven games into the Packers' season they stand at 4-3 and in relatively good position to make a playoff run. Their schedule matches up favorably compared to other teams and the talent is there for them to make it to the second season...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 503 reads 7 comments

  25. Green Bay Packers' Mike McCarthy's Seat Becoming Hotter with Every Loss

    After another loss to the Minnesota Vikings that all but wrapped up the NFC North Division, the Green Bay Packers were left wondering what it’s going to take in order for them to play a mistake-free game and come through in the clutch...

    M. S. Written by M. S. about almost 5 years ago 1,149 reads 21 comments