Daily Archives: November 2, 2012

With Carolina prepared to visit Washington, it’s evident that Robert Griffin III is a far superior quarterback than Cam Newton

With Carolina slated to play Washington on Sunday at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, sensational Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said he’d rather be compared to Green Bay Packers superstar Aaron Rodgers than the Panthers Cam Newton. The 23-year-old Newton, who the Panthers (1-6) chose out of Auburn University with the top pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, concluded his inaugural season with 21 touchdowns, in contrast to 17 interceptions, for 4,051 yards while willing Carolina to a 6-10 mark that merely qualified for a third place finish in the NFC South. Additionally, the former Tiger, the winner of both … Continue reading

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Unrelated to Freddie Roach or Parkinson’s disease, Amir Khan has lost consecutive bouts because he’s a mediocre prizefighter

During a Tuesday press conference designed to promote his upcoming bout against substandard Mexican Carlos Molina on December 15 at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, bush league pugilist Amir Khan had the audacity to proclaim Boxing Hall of Famer Freddie Roach wasn’t retained because Parkinson’s disease was affecting his ability to teach. Khan (26-3, 18 KOs), a Pakistani-British boxer who at 17 became the youngest Englishman to win an Olympic medal when he captured silver as a lightweight at the 2004 games in Greece, relinquished his WBA world light welterweight belt in July by suffering a brutal fourth … Continue reading

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Although not Aaron Rodgers, don’t be shocked if Alex Smith excels as a San Francisco 49er into the 2020s

Following a bye week, burgeoning quarterback Alex Smith will lead the first place 49ers against the St. Louis Rams on November 11 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. This past Monday, Smith, who San Francisco (6-2) took out of the University of Utah with the first pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, completed a sparkling 18 of 19 passes for 232 yards and three touchdowns in a 24-3 rout over the Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. “Eighteen of 19, I have never seen that,” said 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, 48, the 2011 AP NFL … Continue reading

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