Archives for 2011

Drew Brees Breaks Dan Marino’s Long Held Passing Record (Video)

New Orleans Saints fans celebrated on Monday night as Saints quarterback Drew Brees went on to break a 27-year single-season passing record held by Dolphin legend, Dan Marino.

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Dan Marino Passing Record Challenged by 4 Quarterbacks: Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning

Retired NFL quarterback Dan Marino’s passing record of 5,084 yards, set in 1984, has yet to be surpassed, however, this year there are four quarterbacks ready to break the record.

Dan Marino, a popular speaker through PFP Talent Agency, holds the all time NFL passing record.

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Baylor Quarterback RG3 Wins Heisman Trophy

As expected, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III better known as RG3 won the 77th annual Heisman trophy Saturday night receiving 280 more votes than Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. This is the first time ever a Baylor player has won the Heisman trophy.

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Magic Johnson Hopes to Buy LA Dodgers

Lakers legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson is reportedly part of a group looking to buy the LA Dodgers, according to the Los Angeles Times. Johnson would reportedly join with former Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves executive Stan Kasten and financier Mark Walter, CEO of Guggenheim Partners.

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NBA Lockout: Players and Owners Reach Tentative Agreement

The NBA season is scheduled to start on Christmas day of 2011 if a tentative agreement between NBA players and owners that was reached early Saturday morning, Nov 26, is ratified which would end the lockout.

NBA Comissioner David Stern - PHOTO:

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Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman Killed in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM – Police were called to a home early Monday morning where Greg Halman, 24, MLB outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, was found stabbed to death in the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The media reports that his younger brother, 22, has been arrested and is being questioned.

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NBA Cancels Games Through December 15 Due to Lockout

News that the NBA canceled games through Dec 15 was received by teams on Tuesday, Nov 15, hours before the locked-out players filed 2 antitrust lawsuits against the league in two states.

Derek Fisher, President of NBA Players Assn., speaks to media in NY. Photo: Reuters

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NBA Lockout: Union Rejects Current Proposal, Will Disband

NBA players rejected the owners current labor proposal on Monday, Nov. 14, and are preparing to file an anti trust action against the owners and disband the union, putting the 2011-2011 basketball season in jeopardy.

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John Saunders Discusses How the NBA Lockout Will Affect the Game

In an ESPN video, John Saunders talks about the impact the NBA lockout will have on the game. Sanders says that this week NBA negoiations saw a near split in players ranks as leader Derek Fisher was accused of trying to cut a side deal with owners. Some threatened to leave the union and decertify.


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Tony La Russa Retires On Top After Winning 2011 World Series

Tony La Russa announced his retirement as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, Nov 1, three days after winning a seven-game world series against the Texas Rangers.

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