January 2011 - The Sporty Mouth

St. John Red Storm Rains Down on No. 3 Duke

The number one stunner of games played on Sunday was the St. Johns Red Storm routed the number three-ranked Duke Blue Devils 93-78. Duke without their premier freshman point guard Kyrie Irving does not resemble a team that most people thought would go undefeated. In the game against the Red Storm, Duke turned the ball... Read More »

UNC Tar Heels Defeat North Carolina State 84-64

North Carolina Tar Heels thrashed the North Carolina State Wolfpack by the score 84-64. The game did not look much like a rival game Harrison Barnes had a career high of 25 points. The Tar Heels totally dominated the game in almost every facet of the game. The Heels truly were Windex men as they... Read More »

Chicago Bulls defeats the Magic 99-90

Bulls are tearing up the competition thanks to Rose; with their win over the Magic, the Bulls have won 9 out of the last 11 games played. He is the catalyst to much of Chicago’s good fortune. Rose did not win all the games alone; in fact, The Magic had no answer for Rose’s teammate... Read More »

UNC Tar Heels Gets Win Despite Slow Start

Miami played a great first half but it was the Tar Heels’ play in the second half that would win the game. Harrison Barnes did not get it going until the second half. Hurricanes managed to hold Barnes scoreless in the second half. It was Barnes 13 points in the second half and some cold... Read More »

No. 10 Texas Vs No. 2 Kansas: Jayhawks First Loss of the Season

The number 10 ranked Texas Longhorns versus the number 2 ranked Kansas Jayhawks ends with Kansas falling from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday with a 74-63 loss. The Longhorns’ victory also ended the Jayhawks home winning streak at 69 games. J’Covan Brown scored 23 points, and his play was magnificent. His outstanding play... Read More »

Green Bay Packers are NFC Champions

The Green Bay Packers are NFC Champions and they did just enough to defeat the Chicago Bears 21-14 to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. It was an entire team effort that fueled their victory. Aaron Rodgers was not the Super quarterback like in previous games but he did enough to put his team... Read More »

NFC Championship 2011 Prediction

NFC Championship 2011 will have the Chicago Bears facing the Green Bay Packers. Bears’ Jay Cutler has the chance to lead his team to the Super Bowl in his first playoff appearance. He must not get too cocky and attempt to totally rely on his Rocket Arm and make bad throws into coverage as he... Read More »

College Athletes Should Get Paid

The University of Texas and ESPN 300 million dollars for 20 years deal is great for college sports; however, when will the NCAA committee change the rule regarding the pay for play or benefits and the college athlete. Many will say free education is enough of a reward for being able to throw a seventy... Read More »

Packers and Steelers Are Winners in the NFL Playoffs

Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers were winners in Saturday’s games. Both are one win away from playing in the Super Bowl. The games were exciting to say the least. Green Bay Packers are playing great football, and it is because of the fantastic play of Aaron Rodgers. Many thought Matt Ryan, and the... Read More »

Lakers Win 7th Consecutive Game

Los Angeles Lakers have picked it up. They have won seven consecutive games. Lakers defeated the New Jersey Nets by the score of 100-88. The duo of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol was too much for the Nets. Bryant scored 27 points, and Gasol had 20 points. Lamar Odom had 14 points and 11 rebounds.... Read More »