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MJ and his comments on the king

The mother ship had a conversation with Michael Jordan and asked him about Lebrons move. MJ said “There’s no way, with hindsight, I would’ve ever called up Larry, called up Magic and said, ‘Hey, look, let’s get together and play on one team,’ ” Jordan said after playing in a celebrity golf tournament in Nevada. The interview aired on the NBC telecast of the event. “But that’s … things are different. I can’t say that’s a bad thing. It’s an opportunity these kids have today. In all honesty, I was trying to beat those guys.” – espn

Come on guys, this is Jordan we are talking about. One of the best when it comes to  mind games. He just saw the Miami Heat become a super power while the team he owns who is in the same division is at the bottom of the barrel. Jordan knows that this move kills his team and he is gonna take as many pot shots as he can, not to mention he has a legacy he is trying to protect. Context people, context.

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Are we being too harsh on the king?

Everyone is quick to point the finger at Lebron James here and make him out to be the bad guy when in reality there are others who need to own up and take the blame.

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five wide

These are the Sunblock girls, a pop group from Sweden. I think American Idol and the rest of the music industry should take some notes….Let’s go five wide!

The U.S. beat Egypt in soccer over the weekend 3-0 but the bigger story might be that the Egyptian team was robbed by hookers – deadspin

Every time the Yankees play the Marlins the Yankees fans invade the Marlins stadium. I guess this guy had enough. – youtube

Is there anything better on television then watching Triumph the insult comic dog rip into people? Would you like to see him make fun of some smelly hippies at Bonaroo? Of course you would – Huffington Post

Brian “Boom goes the dynamite!” Collins career is over! say it aint so! – busted coverage

Are coaches going to rivals.com and other recruiting sites to find which players to recruit? – EDSBS

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The Green zone: never too early for an NFL power poll

Our NFL correspondent Ozz has been traveling all over the country visiting NFL OTA’s, interviewing coaches and players, and dissecting game tape. After going over all this information with a fine toothed comb he is finally ready to impart his knowledge on us. (Editors note: the above might not be entirely factual) Regardless, here is Ozz!

NBA and NHL seasons are winding down and we’re still a couple of months away from when the MLB starts to matter, so naturally now is the perfect time to look at football. Here’s one, very uninformed opinion on how NFL teams stack up post-draft.

1. Pittsburgh Steelers: They’re the champs and they deserve to be here. However, don’t let the trophy distract you from a season that saw Ben Roethlisberger running for his life constantly. Big Ben’s numbers saw a huge drop off from 2007 to 2008. Although he threw for more yards last year, he threw 4 more interceptions and 15 fewer TDs on a career high 469 pass attempts. The D remains one of the best, but if the Steelers don’t improve up front on offense, a repeat might not be looking too good.

2. New England Patriots: Honestly, I can’t put together an early season power poll without the Pats on it. Apparently, it’s illegal. So here they are at #2. They get Brady back and it’s very questionable that he’ll be able to return to pre-injury form in a reasonable time. Still, a gimpy Brady is better than probably 24 of the league’s starting QB’s, including Matt Cassel. We got Brady, Moss, and Welker involved, so you know the passing attack should be potent.

The real question for the offense is if they can have a “go-to” back or will the coaching staff continue using their… six-headed monster? Really, I’ve never seen more disdain on the part of a coach towards the concept of starting running back than Bill Belichick. In an era where even those in a running-back-by-committee scenario find themselves rushing for north of 1000 yards, Bill Belichick still finds a way to limit his top rusher to 700 yards and some change. Message to Bill: Even Jamal Lewis found a way to crack the 1000 yard club wearing an ankle bracelet while Derek Anderson was cashing checks on the sideline.

3. New York Giants: The Giants like to believe they were one piece away from being a dominant team. Well, more dominant than their 12-4 season suggested anyway. Perhaps overshadowed by an abysmal performance in windy conditions in the playoffs and the constant Plaxico circus, Eli actually posted his best statistical season yet as a Giant and finally finding a way to limit his INTs. The problem for the Giants last year was the red zone. The Giants made their way into the red zone 69 times this year. Tops in the league and their best mark in a decade. However, their 51% TD conversion rate ranked them 20th overall in the NFL. This, the Giants hope, will be remedied by the addition of Hakeem Nicks (who possesses Chris Webber-like hands apparently) and Ramses Barden (who’s apparently really tall). The defensive unit should see a boost with the return of Osi Umenyiora.

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Rutgers getting chippy, wants home/home with UCLA

Im gonna need 2 plane tickets to LA for this load.

"I'm gonna need 2 plane tickets to LA for this load."

Rutgers AD Tom Pernetti is tackling the Rutgers football schedule like a short guy with a napoleon complex. Tom Luicci from the New Jersey Star-Ledger is reporting that Rutgers is in talks with UCLA

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ARRGH!! Robert Marve is a Boilermaker!

Former Miami Quarterback Robert Marve chose Purdue instead of walking on at Tennessee today. Last year Marve threw nine touchdowns and thirteen interceptions which is a TD/INT ratio that makes only Brett Favre jealous.

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