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Bulls Dealt A Double Blow In Orlando: The Pain Gets Worse

Posted: 12th March 2010 by Mike Woods in NBA
Five straight Losses, make It Six. If you thought It was over before, the latest Bulls loss courtesy of the Orlando Magic probably did nothing to sway your thinking. With Noah, Deng and now Derrick Rose going down with an Injury in the Bulls matchup with the Magic, The Bulls have now  lost three of there five starting players. The Injury to Derrick, which happened with 55 seconds to go in the ...

The Chicago Bulls’ 10 Finest Guards Not Named MJ

Posted: 27th February 2010 by Mike Woods in NBA
The Chicago Bulls right now have one of the best guards in the NBA in Derrick Rose, but how much do fans really know about the guard position throughout Bulls history? lets test your basketball history knowledge and take a look at some talented guards to play for Chicago not named M.J or Derrick Rose.Begin Slideshow

Jerry Reinsdorf, Look at the Mess You’ve Made

Posted: 23rd December 2009 by Mike Woods in NBA
You see that picture? Those were the good ol' days. Back when high-flying Mike orchestrated the Bulls and turned them into a dynasty. Back when everyone took notice of the Bulls, even David Stern. Mike was happy, Stern was happy, and of course Jerry was; just look at that smirk, as if to say, "Yeah, I put this together." The money was coming in and everyone was feeling good. The NBA ...
The clock ticked down, the score read 29-6 Texans and with that, another miserable,√° uneventful weekend in Raider nation came to an end. The first week was ehh, the second week was ok, the third week was come on, guys, and now the fourth week is feeling more like someone's got to go. We're talking firings, we're talking cuts, we're talking demotions, we're talking anything! The problem is, many actually expected the Raiders ...

Oakland Raiders Optimistic About Season Despite Slow Start

Posted: 3rd October 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
"We're just around the corner, everything that we want is right there in front of us". That was coach Tom Cable's response to the media, in terms of his team's effort on the eve of their loss to the Denver Broncos. As we wait and see how this Raiders team will respond to those words of encouragement Sunday, this writer is confident that they will do so in good fashion. When I ...

JaMarcus Russell Still Has Confidence Factor On His Side

Posted: 2nd October 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
It takes not only a smart player, but a confident player to survive as an NFL quarterback. You have to have heart, you have to have guts, lets not forget the all important "It factor." Its what separates the weak from the strong, the free agents from the starters and the so called "bust" from becoming√° budding stars. It also takes a player willing to take a fall and learn from it. ...

Oakland Raiders Fans Left Speechless After Loss

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
So who's fault is it this time? The Coaches? Ownership? Jamarcus Russell? It doesn't matter because what's done is done. There is plenty of blame to go around, but the fact of the matter is this: The Raiders lost in terrible fashion to a team that outplayed them on both sides of the football, point blank, period. What more can be said about this outing that hasn't already been ...

Preparing for the Raider-Bronco Showdown;Examining Kyle Orton

Posted: 26th September 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
When Bears' General Manager Jerry Angelo traded Kyle Orton for disgruntled QB Jay Cutler, it raised more questions than it answered. Did the Bears give up too much? Was Jay Cutler worth the risk, and with Kyle Orton coming into his own in Chicago, was he the QB that the Bears needed going into the future? Rex Grossman had all but over stayed his welcome, and Kyle was seen as sort ...

For Head Coach Tom Cable, The Season Just Got More Interesting

Posted: 24th September 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
It's probably not the way Cable wanted to start off his new gig. It's certainly not the way he envisioned his first few weeks in office. Suspect offensive play calling, a team that raises more questions and concerns than a healthcare town hall meeting, and the cherry on top of the cake; a police investigation hanging over his head. Two games in and the fun is just starting According to the Napa Valley ...

Oakland Raiders: So What to Make of Moral Victories?

Posted: 21st September 2009 by Mike Woods in NFL
JaMarcus Russell is still inaccurate, The receivers are still learning, arguably the Raiders best offensive lineman, Robert Gallery, is out with a leg injury, but hey, a win is a win. What is a moral victory anyway, who came up with that? Last time I checked, the only thing that mattered were wins and losses. With a team still searching for its identity and confidence, any win is good, be it moral ...