Philadelphia Eagles Trade Cornerback Asante Samuel To The Atlanta Falcons For A Late-Round Draft Pick

Posted in Blogroll on April 25th, 2012 by Ron Glover

The Eagles have traded disgruntled cornerback Asante Samuel to the Atlanta Falcons for a yet to be determined late round draft pick. In nine seasons, Samuel has 45 interceptions (23 as an Eagle) and an NFL record four interceptions returned for touchdowns

The trade comes on the heels of a frustrating season which placed him in a logjam at the cornerback position with the 2011 acquisitions of Nnamdi Asomugha and Antonio Rodgers-Cromartie.

The seemingly one-sided deal gives the Eagles an extra $20 million in cap space (they are now around $11 million) which will be used to re-up running back LeSean McCoy and Rodgers-Cromartie.

The Starting Five chats with Dallas Mavericks forward Brandan Wright: Opportunity in the Process

Posted in Blogroll on April 25th, 2012 by Michael Tillery

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The fifth year forward out of UNC is beginning to put it all together…

Imagine being a high school player coming off  3 Mr. Basketball titles in the state of Tennessee (never been done before and since) and participating in the Jordan Classic after winning 4 straight high school championships at Brentwood Academy. Everything is in front of you…

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The Starting Five Tip-Off For Wednesday April 25, 2012: The NFL Draft Is Upon Us

Posted in Blogroll on April 25th, 2012 by Ron Glover

The Indianapolis Colts told us what we had known for months when they announced that they were going to make Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck the first pick in tomorrow night’s NFL Draft. Baylor’s Robert Griffin III will most assuredly be selected second overall by the Washington Redskins.

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NBA Suspends Metta World Peace For Seven Games…Was It Enough?

Posted in Blogroll on April 25th, 2012 by Ron Glover

As expected, the NBA came down on the Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace levying the forward with a seven-game suspension for throwing an elbow that left Oklahoma City Thunder forward James Harden with a concussion in their contest on Sunday.

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