Defense, defense, defense. This was easily the most commonly used word Monday at the Golden State Warriors’ media day, as players gathered at their Oakland practice facility to field questions from a swarm of reporters.
“It’s the only way you’re going to win, and we know that,” said point guard Stephen Curry, who added 10 pounds of bulk in the offseason. “Offensive talent’s going to get you 36 wins, that’s about it. We have to figure out another way to get that done so defense is what it’s going to take.”
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Going into the current NFL season, most football analysts didn’t think the San Francisco 49ers would have a shot at making the playoffs. Sure, they were in a weak division and have had a pretty tenacious defense the last few seasons – but the team has failed to reach the postseason for eight years straight now, and was forced to re-sign disappointing quarterback Alex Smith in the offseason because of the lockout. Fast forward to week 8 of the season, and it’s not a question of whether or not the 49ers will clinch the NFC West, it’s when will they do it?
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Just a fair warning: This is going to be a rant. A rant from an angry fantasy football tactician who owns the Baltimore Ravens’ defense and ended up losing his matchup this weekend by a SINGLE POINT because the league’s ‘best defense’ didn’t get it done against one of the league’s worst offenses. With a final losing score of 12-7 to the Jacksonville Jaguars, it’s easy to reason that the Ravens offense was just as bad (and it was terrible) but the defense just made it way too easy for the Jags to march up to field goal range time and time again.
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In case you need a refresher, the Oscar-winning actor appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight on Friday and called the Tea Party “a racist thing” for attempting to boot President Barack Obama from office.
Morgan Freeman, Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winner for Million Dollar Baby, accused the Tea Party of being racist while denying that he had provided narration for a Tea Party-backed ad pushing North Carolina Republican candidate B. J. Lawson in November 2010.
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The defense team who helped to acquit Casey Anthony of murder and manslaughter, in the most publicly scrutinized trial of the century, has reportedly racked up a bill of more than $147,000 that taxpayers will have to cover.
The exact figure of the Casey Anthony defense bill is $147,018, according to records from the state’s Justice Administrative Commission. The team was headed by defense attorney Jose Baez, whose stock has risen dramatically since the Casey Anthony verdict was read. MORE
One of Casey’s defense lawyers says he’s worried about her safety once she’s released from jail after being acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. MORE
While the main storyline going into this year’s NBA Finals is whether or not the Dallas Mavericks can avenge their 2006 Finals loss to the Miami Heat, the characters behind that storyline have changed quite a bit since the two teams met on basketball’s biggest stage five years ago. MORE