Two of college football’s most renowned offensive minds are teaming up, and it could make for an explosive combination. Famed former Hawaii and NFL coach June Jones, who’s been the head coach at Southern Methodist University since 2008, has brought the legendary Hal Mumme in as offensive coordinator for this season.
Dwight Howard has been a topic of major discussion for going on three seasons now. What often gets lost in the shuffle of where he’ll end up or why he hasn’t been as dominant as he was during some of his final years in Orlando is the fact that he’s been playing with a back injury. TheGP’s resident sports medicine guru Doug Freeman sheds light on the situation.
As Brazil claimed a 3-0 victory in the Confederations Cup final over Spain, we witnessed more than just a changing of the guard in the 2014 World Cup hosts. Players like Neymar and Fred are adjusting nicely to the world stage as veterans like Cesar and captain Silva prepare to hand the reigns over to the youth. But still, does Brazil have what it takes to make history as the first nation to follow a Confed Cup title by claiming victory at the next World Cup?
The trade that sent Cory Schneider from the Vancouver Canucks to the New Jersey Devils took a lot of hockey fans by surprise. Now the up and coming star won’t be limited by the indefinite presence of Roberto Luongo in the organization. Will the move behind 41-year-old Martin Brodeur a good one for the netminder in the long-term?
It’s very much early days yet in the 2013/14 MLB season, but this is no barrier to the arguments and betting about which sides will win the American and National Leagues, or the World Series – indeed many of those debates started virtually as soon as the last season ended.
It probably wasn’t supposed to end like this for Paul Pierce. Not after so many years in Boston. It’ll be strange to see him playing alongside Kevin Garnett next season, wearing the black and white Brooklyn uniform, chasing after one more ring. It doesn’t feel right to see him playing anywhere else. Mark Milner explains the End of the Era in Boston.