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Daily Noontime – December 2, 2011

Vince Young tossed 4 INTs on Thursday, as the Eagles lost to the Seahawks, 31-14! (Photo Credit: Bleeding Green Nation)

Good day to all, and welcome into another tremendous and stupendous edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s some headlines and news to kick-start your day, enjoy! 

Headlines:

* Against the Seattle on Thursday, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Vince Young tossed four interceptions, as the Seahawks won, 31-14.

* According to a ProFootballTalk.com report — DeSean Jackson is unhappy with reporters asking him if he’s “unhappy.”

* On Thursday, the Boston Red Sox announced that Bobby Valentine will be their manager for the upcoming season.

* Valentine was asked on Thursday by the Boston media if it’s possible that the Red Sox could possibly consider inviting Bill Buckner to be a coach on his staff, and the answer… it’s possible.

* After a disappointing [6-6] season, Texas A&M fired head coach Mike Sherman.

* President Obama’s fundraising basketball game was postponed due to the NBA lockout coming to an end.

Games to Watch: 

* Detroit at Buffalo (NHL) – 7:00pm eastern 

* No. 9 Florida at No. 3 Syracuse (NCAA Basketball) – 7:00pm eastern 

* UCLA at No. 9 Oregon (NCAA Football) – 8:00pm eastern 

* Philadelphia at Anaheim (NHL) – 10:00pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

Anyone else have the moves like Wes Welker

Daily Noontime – November 21, 2011

Give it up for Tony Stewart, who won the Sprint Cup Championship on Sunday!

Happy Monday y’all and of course, here’s an early Happy Thanksgiving message to everyone too – have fun and be safe! Anyways, it’s time to kick-off the day with some fun filled news and headlines, so let’s get the party started!  

Headlines: 

* Sad news was reported early Monday morning, as MSNBC.com and other news sources confirmed the death of Seattle Mariners outfielder Greg Halman. According to the report, Halman’s brother was involved in the killing and was arrested once police arrived at the home.

* Tony Stewart capped off the NASCAR season with the Sprint Cup championship, as he defeated Carl Edwards for the victory.

* According to reports — Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will most likely miss the remainder of the season due to a thumb injury on his throwing hand.

* This might sound crazy, but the Philadelphia Eagles somehow helped their playoff chances on Sunday, as backup quarterback Vince Young led the men dressed in green and white past the New York Giants for their fourth victory of the season.

* It’s possible that the Boston Red Sox have found their “man,” as the organization is expected to meet with former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine on Monday.

* After losing to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall expressed to the media that he should be released.

Games to Watch: 

* No. 17 Michigan vs. No. 10 Memphis (NCAA Basketball) – 3:00pm eastern 

* Tennessee at No. 6 Duke (NCAA Basketball) – 5:30pm eastern 

* Carolina at Philadelphia (NHL) – 7:00pm eastern 

* Boston at Montreal (NHL) – 7:30pm eastern 

* Kansas City at New England (NFL) – 8:30pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

Good old Lee Corso apologized for swearing on “College Game Day,” and here’s the video, enjoy! 

Daily Noontime – November 17, 2011

Vince Young doesn't seem to be a happy camper these days!

Happy Thursday to everyone, and welcome into another grand edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s some kick-butt news, headlines and much more! 

Headlines: 

* After deeming the Philadelphia Eagles the so called, “dream team,” back-up quarterback Vince Young has admitted that he’s not happy with his current situation.

* According to Gorden Edes of ESPNBoston.com — the Chicago Cubs have made an offer to Dale Sveum to be their manager for the upcoming season.

* Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona admitted that he won’t manage a ball club next season.

* According to Yahoo! Sports — NBA commissioner David Stern will be hosting a conference call on Thursday to discuss with team owners the next phase in the lockout.

* More information was revealed late Wednesday evening about the entire Penn State saga in regards to a lawyer’s client is planning to testify against Jerry Sandusky.

* Former Texas Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson, who is now a free agent, is looking for a six-year, $120 million contract for the upcoming season.

Games to Watch: 

* Columbus at Boston (NHL) – 7:00pm eastern 

* Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay (NHL) – 7:30pm eastern

* North Carolina at No. 8 Virginia Tech (NCAA Football) – 8:00pm eastern 

* Detroit at San Jose (NHL) – 10:30pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

This is probably one of the most bizarre interception you’ll ever see! 

Noonan: Six Weeks Of The NFL Is In The Books

Have you been impressed by the Buffalo Bills this season? (Photo courtesy of the Buffalo Bills website)

By Matt Noonan 

After six weeks of the NFL’s current season, we’ve learned a lot, and witnessed some amazing moments. However, we’re far from over or throwing in the towel, especially since we have another 10-weeks remaining of the regular season.

Yet, I do wonder if anyone imagined that after six weeks, the Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers would be a combined, [10-2]?

Here’s another question – who truly believed that the Cincinnati Bengals would eventually trade quarterback Carson Palmer?

Finally, did anyone expect the Philadelphia Eagles “dream-team” to implode after six weeks?

Overall, there’s been a bunch of surprises, but in this particular column, it’ll be my duty to breakdown some teams that have raised some eyebrows, as well as look ahead to the remainder of the season.

Biggest Surprise Team: I certainly have enjoyed watching Detroit and San Francisco, but the team I am going to select for this particular category is the Buffalo Bills.

Buffalo has been dreadful over the past few years and yes, they’ve had some fast starts, but between quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and running back Fred Jackson, as well as a defense that’s forced numerous turnovers against Tom Brady and Michael Vick, I’d say, they’re cooking and onto something.

Yet, despite their two recent losses against Cincinnati and New York, the Bills will certainly want to regroup quickly, especially since their remaining schedule features a variety of playoff bound teams, such as Dallas, New England, New York, San Diego, and Tennessee. They should certainly pick up a few more wins against Denver, Miami and Washington, and will most likely compete for an AFC Wild-Card spot too.

All in all, the Bills have been a lot of fun to watch, but we’ll have to wait and see if this is yet again another year of a “fast start” or possibly the start of something new.

Biggest Flop Team: Hands down, this award goes to Andy Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Backup quarterback Vince Young should have bit his tongue this past summer when he told reporters that Philadelphia was “the dream team.” The Eagles have played horrendous on both sides of the ball, but managed to pick up an important win last weekend against Washington. Philadelphia certainly is a talented group, but if they keep playing haphazard football, don’t expect a championship to be delivered anytime soon.

Vick and his receivers need to get on the same page, while the defense has to figure out ways to stop their opponents. Expect the Eagles to pick up the slack in the coming weeks, but overall, they have a lot of ground to make-up.

Who’s more likely to clinch a postseason birth? Buffalo, Detroit, San Francisco or Tennessee?

Again, I have enjoyed Buffalo’s wild ride, but my best guess is the San Francisco 49ers, who practically have the NFC West locked up. Arizona, Seattle and St. Louis have been complete flops, which have allowed the 49ers the opportunity to distance themselves from the pack. San Francisco has been quite impressive this year, especially against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a few weeks ago, (sorry, Brian Willwerth) and should certainly hang onto win their division, especially since they have five divisional contests remaining, which include two against the winless Rams.

Expect Aaron Hernandez to continue being one of Tom Brady's go-to guys for the rest of the season!

Best AFC Team: As much as I want to pick the Baltimore Ravens, who have demolished their opponents thus far, I am going to pick the New England Patriots. Quarterback Tom Brady and wide receiver Wes Welker have been a deadly one-two punch, while second year tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski have helped with the run game.

As far as their defense, well… it’s getting better. Against the Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets, the secondary, which is one the worst in the NFL played quite well, while the front seven pressures both quarterbacks, Mark Sanchez and Tony Romo.

This week, the Patriots will enjoy a much needed bye week before they travel to Pittsburgh. If New England can keep grinding out wins, expect this team to finally end their recent playoff drought.

Best NFC Team: This is an easy one – the Green Bay Packers.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Pack have been on a roll this season, and are certainly on pace to return to the Super Bowl. Yet, it’s only been six games, so I think we need a few more weeks to decide how good this Packers team is, but as of Oct. 20, 2011, I’m going to say, they’re the best the NFC has to offer this season.

Possible Super Bowl Prediction: Earlier this summer, I didn’t have a chance to predict a possible Super Bowl matchup, but now, I am going to say it’ll be between the Packers and Patriots. Both teams are committed to winning, as well as have two of the best quarterbacks in the game that are completely clutch in the fourth quarter. Green Bay’s defense might be a tad bit better than New England’s, but all in all, I’m anticipating a Super Bowl XXXI rematch in Indianapolis, Indiana this February.

Daily Noontime – April 14, 2011

Good morning to everyone and welcome to the final Daily Noontime for the week, so get excited! It is indeed Friday, so let’s get you ready for the weekend with today’s news and headlines, as well as video of the day. 

Headlines: 

* Apparently the Washington Capitals fans are super excited and revved up for the NHL playoffs.

* Philadelphia Phillies Cliff Lee pitched a gem on Thursday, as he struck out 12 Washington Nationals.

* Bill Parcells has apparently decided to tell the media that he made a mistake with the Miami Dolphins in 2009, when the team drafted Pat White.

* Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson wants two things to happen this offseason. First, he wants his team to draft Cam Newton and second,he wants the team to keep Vince Young.

* It is indeed official, the Boston Red Sox and first baseman Adrian Gonzalez have agreed on a seven-year, $154 million contract.

* The Sacramento Kings may not move to Anaheim, but is that a good or bad thing?

Games to Watch: 

* Baltimore at Cleveland (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern

* Texas at New York Yankees (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern

* New York Rangers at Washington (NHL Playoffs) – 7:30pm eastern 

* Chicago Cubs at Colorado (MLB) – 8:40pm eastern

Video of the Day: 

There’s no crying in basketball, right? 


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