Happy 35th birthday to future hall of fame wide receiver Randy Moss. Topping his birthday wish list this year is a return trip to the NFL. Moss retired with little fanfare last August as the league was still sorting through details of an ugly lockout.
I'm not sure why "Jeff Suppan returning" stories are so fascinating to me, they just are. At the age of 37, Suppan is leaving his restaurant job (at HIS restaurant), for a spring training invite from the San Diego Padres.
I've received a few e-mails from listeners wondering how Bucks center Andrew Bogut is recovering from his broken ankle. I've also received a couple e-mails wondering why Bogut has not been on the sidelines for home games.
If you watched the Milwaukee Bucks play the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night, your eyes were more than likely drawn to the Raptors creative court design. I'm not talking about the center court logo, I'm talking about the trippy baseline RAPTORS sign that looked like an obstruction.
A Denver-based on-line pawn shop made headlines yesterday when they dropped 900 pounds of Butterfingers candy bars in Copley Square in Boston. On top of the heaping pile of candy bars was a large sign that read, "Thank you Wes Welker".
Pitchers and catchers report for spring training on February 19th, and position players will follow about a week later. The majority of the names on the Milwaukee Brewers spring training roster are familiar, but there are several in the bunch who have earned an invite to Arizona and will have an opportunity to make the final roster.
By March 1st, 2012, spring training operations in Arizona and Florida will be in full swing. One of the free agent prizes this off-season was short stop Jose Reyes. The Miami Marlins won the bidding, but you may not recognize last years National League batting title winner at spring training.
Now that the games on the field are done, it's time for the off-the-field games to begin in the NFL. There are several key dates on the calendar to pay attention to before the 2012 season begins in September.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson contemplated via Twitter his desire to change his number from 28 to 23 next season. He quickly changed his tune when he received a call explaining that such a move would cost the all-pro running back about $1 million.