Tip-Off for 1/11/13 (featuring Busta Rhymes): Wesley Matthews seals Blazers comeback against Heat

Posted in Blogroll on January 11th, 2013 by Ronald Glover

(KnoxNews)

Nicholas Batum played a huge role in the Blazers’ 4th quarter rally against the Heat.

Portland Trailblazers swingman Wesley Matthews knocked down back-to-back three-pointers in the final minute of regulation to lift the home team to a 92-90 victory. The Blazers won for the 12th time in their last 15 games, despite shooting 37 percent from the floor.

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Ron Glover’s 2012 NFL Awards

Posted in Blogroll on January 11th, 2013 by Ronald Glover

(SI.com)

The miraculous return of Adrian Peterson is the story of the 2012 NFL season.

Another NFL season has come and gone. This season seemed longer than others or maybe we just feel this way in Philly. It was an emotional ride. From the plight of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, his battle against Leukemia and ultimately his triumphant return to the sidelines to the unexplainable events surrounding the deaths Jerry Brown, Kasandra Perkins and Jevon Belcher.

Calvin Johnson set a new single-season standard for wide receivers. Adrian Peterson recovered from possibly a career-threatening knee injury to come within 9 yards of Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record. Peyton Manning changed his uniform, but remained the same field maestro, leading the Denver Broncos to the top of the AFC. The play of Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson and others have solidified the quarterback position in the NFL for many years to come.

Here are my 2012 NFL Award Winners.

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