Manziel makes history with Heisman honor
Johnny Manziel, a freshman at Texas A&M, is breaking all precedents during his first season playing college football. The quarterback is the first freshman in history to be awarded the Heisman Trophy, college football’s highest individual honor.
LA Lakers’ future uncertain with new coach hire
In a move that shocked the entire NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers fired head coach Mike Brown only five games into the regular season, during which the Lakers went 1-4. The speed at which the Lakers’ front office fired Brown is ridiculous. It would be the same as if an NFL team fired their coach before the two-minute warning of the first game! To replace Brown, a defensive-minded coach, the Lakers brought in former Suns coach Mike D’Antoni, who treats defense as an afterthought. Gone is the Princeton offense that Brown attempted to implement this season with help from assistant coach Eddie Jordan, and in comes D’Antoni’s high powered, run and gun offense that allowed Steve Nash to be a two-time MVP.
Expect a return of the Heat at championships
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