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Written by Jonathan Mathis of http://www-sportsnation.blogspot.com. For years, USC has being obsessed with potent quarterbacks. They were obsessed with Carlson Palmer’s powerful arm, Matt Leinart’s accuracy , John David Booty’s decision making, and Mark Sanchez’s mobility. I’m sure you were shocked when true freshman Matt Barkley was named the starting quarterback....

For years, USC has been obsessed with potent quarterbacks. They were obsessed with Carlson Palmer’s powerful arm, Matt Leinart’s accuracy, John David Booty’s decision-making, and Mark Sanchez’s mobility. I’m sure you were shocked when true freshman Matt Barkley was named the starting quarterback. It was a bold move for Pete Carroll, one of college football’s...

It has been reported that Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco has been fined $5,000 for wearing an orange chinstrap during a preseason game. Ochocinco was furious with this outcome. He said things like it was bullshit and saying that he will sue the National Football League. In the NFL Rules, it says that you have to wear a helmet with a chin strap (white...

Golden State Warriors small forward Stephen Jackson is looking to be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers or any of the NBA’s three teams in the state of Texas. Jackson says he wants to go to a team who has a shot at the postseason, a feat the Warriors have not accomplished about 15 years. “At this point, I’m 31 years old. I have four or five years left,”...

ESPN.com Insider is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys have shown interest in former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jones. There were talks surrounding Jones with the Cowboys this off-season, but owner Jerry Jones says he didn’t want to have anything to do with him and move on with a future with his receivers in Roy Williams and Patrick Crayton. But...

It was the Indiana Hoosiers, back in the 2007-08 season. Kellen Lewis easily proved he was a star with the team, having one heck of a tandem with 6’5″ wide receiver James Hardy, who currently plays with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. Lewis showed leadership on the squad of IU, and showing off his knowledge of what he puts on the turf...

It wasn’t long ago when a futile team in South Beach possessed the No. 2 overall pick in the draft. And to appease grieving fans recovering from the Shaq trade, the Miami Heat selected Michael Beasley, a furious beast that was seriously needed to subsidize physical toughness. By demonstrating tangible abilities in his freshman season at Kansas State, he was more than...

ESPN.com Insider is reporting that free agent running back Edgerrin James is receiving interest from the Seattle Seahawks. After James was released by the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks have been considering him for a while. If James does go to the Seahawks, it means that T.J. Duckett’s days could come to a close with the team. And if Edge is named the starter,...

ESPN.com Insider reports that Colts draft pick Austin Collie is ahead to start at the slot position for the team. Collie and Pierre Garcon have fighting all off-season for the spot but during one drill, Collie caught six footballs while Garcon got only a slim two. Coach Jim Caldwell says Collie will be spending most of his time in the slot while Anthony Gonzalez is the...

Many Ole Miss football fans are already booming out of their mouths that this is their team’s year. They just can’t wait for what their team can do this year. Sure, they beat the Florida Gators last year, but that wasn’t luck. They are a team, a great one. Mississippi columnist Rick Cleveland has never seen so much optimistic fans. It has been 46...