Rantsports.com - The Dallas Cowboys decided to keep four running backs on the 53-man roster for 2011, a wise decision. An even wiser choice by Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett was to keep undrafted rookie Phillip Tanner and release perennial practice squad member Lonyae Miller. Garrett was also very smart to keep veteran Tashard Choice despite team owner Jerry Jones saying Choice was in danger of losing his roste 956 days
Even though the NBA lockout has put the 2011-12 NBA season in doubt, someone forgot to tell the Philadelphia 76ers. Recently, Elton Brand organized a team workout with nearly the entire 76ers roster. Now, the 76ers coaching staff has scheduled to meet, to prepare for the 2011-12 season.
Head Coach Doug Collins told Kate Fagan of the Philadelphia Inquirer that he and the coaching staff will me 956 days
Rantsports.com - On Wednesday, August 31st Wade Belak died in his Toronto condo. Belak was the 3rd enforcer this off season to past away, Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and Rick Rypien of the Winnipeg Jets (and Vancouver Canucks where he spent his entire career). We are gonna miss you all!!! 956 days
Rantsports.com - Henrik Lundqvist has had a phenomnal start to his career but has never been able to capture the Vezina Trophy. 2011-2012 will finally be that season. 956 days
Rantsports.com - Researchers at the University of Boston have begun their study of the brain of former NHL and Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard. After Boogaard’s death was caused by an accidental mix of alcohol and the painkiller oxycodone in May, his brain was donated to be studied for the long term effects of repeated blows to the head. The donation of Derek’s brain was a decision he made coincidentally a 957 days
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