Adrian Peterson: Chasing Immortals

Posted in Blogroll on December 28th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Adrian Peterson’s miracle season has him on the cusp of Eric Dickerson’s record 2,105 yards.

When Adrian Peterson went down in a heap at Fed Ex Field last Christmas Eve, the early prognosis on his shredded left knee was a recovery time of nine to twelve months. In the days, weeks and months following, guarded speculation turned into heightened anticipation rather quickly.

The 2012 NFL season was supposed to be a dress rehearsal for A. P.  to work his way back into an NFL groove. Instead, he has composed a timely masterpiece — becoming the greatest threat to Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing mark.

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Tip-Off for 12/28/12 (featuring The O’Jays): Thunder rally to defeat Mavericks in overtime; Clippers rout Celtics

Posted in Blogroll on December 28th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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OKC’s dynamic duo has combined for 117 points in their last two games

The Oklahoma City Thunder got more than they expected from a game Dallas Mavericks squad. The Thunder gave up big first and third quarters to the visitors. OKC was to prevail in overtime 111-105.

It looks like the Los Angeles Clippers are doing their best to put the Pacific Division out of reach as soon as possible. Last night, the Boston Celtics found out these are not the same ol’ Clippers. The hosts crushed the Celtics 106-77.

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