Former New Orleans Saints and San Diego Chargers great Chuck Muncie passes away

Posted in Blogroll on May 14th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(NBC.com)

Chuck Muncie was an underrated cog in the San Diego Chargers free-wheeling offense of the early 1980’s.

For the second time in as many years, the San Diego Chargers family has lost one of his most beloved players.

Chuck Muncie, the be-goggled running back who was a staple in Don “Air” Coryell’s offense in the early 1980’s has died from a heart attack at age 60.

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Tip-Off for 5/14/13 (featuring Tony Toni Tone): Heat and Grizzlies take 3-1 leads to push the Bulls and Thunder to the brink

Posted in Blogroll on May 14th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press)

LeBron James and the Miami Heat have sidestepped the aggressive Chicago Bulls thus far.

A poor shooting night was the last thing the Chicago Bulls needed heading into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Trailing 44-33 at the half, the Bulls scored a franchise playoff-low 9 points as they fell to the Miami Heat 88-65. Chicago now trails the series 3-1 and faces elimination Wednesday in Miami.

The Memphis rallied from a 17-point first half deficit to put the Oklahoma City Thunder into a 3-1 hole. The Grizzlies needed overtime for a 103-97 victory. Kevin Durant went o for 5 in the extra period as the Thunder collectively shot 1 for 9. The Thunder will try to extend the series Wednesday in Oklahoma City.

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