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The terms catch, intercept, recover, advance, and fumble denote player possession (as distinguished from touching or muffing).
(1) A player who goes to the ground in the process of attempting to secure possession of a loose ball (with or without contact by an opponent) must maintain control of the ball until after his initial contact with the ground, whether in the field of play or the end zone. If he loses control of the ball, and the ball touches the ground before he regains control, there is no possession. If he regains control prior to the ball touching the ground, it is a catch, interception, or recovery.… Read the rest
Graham Rahal, IndyCar Series Racer/Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing joins the Show. Graham talks about the Road America track. Graham also goes into depth about his father and childhood.
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We live in a 140-character world. We also live in a day and age where twitter muscles get flexed over the most minute detail.
Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy knows this and also knows that any information about his team can be taken, discussed and used against them in some way shape or form either in the media or on Sunday.
So listen closely because any real information about the Packers…. it’s going to be few and far between.
While McCarthy respects the media’s job, he says that everyone in that locker room now knows how to handle information and questions.… Read the rest
Should Ichiro Suzuki be spoken in the same breath as the Hit King, Pete Rose?
Ichiro has surpassed Rose for professional hits (2980 in MLB and 1278 in the Nippon Professional Baseball League in Japan = 4258 vs. Rose’s record of 4256 in MLB).
While those in Japan are celebrating Suzuki as their true Hit King, in America, we seem to yawn and say, “When you get to 3000 let us know”.
I congratulate Ichiro on his career accomplishments but I also know that calling it “professional baseball” isn’t the same as calling it Major League Baseball. We don’t count minor leaguer’s hits when they get to the “bigs”. … Read the rest