Articles by Greg Price
- UFC 168: Silva, Weidman Prepping For Rematch
December 19 2013 4:24 PM
Undefeated with four career knockouts, Chris Weidman is taking his first title defense just as seriously as his first meeting with the always dangerous Anderson Silva.
- Underdog Giants Capable Of Tipping Lions
December 19 2013 3:23 PM
In today’s NFL its possible for any underdogs to emerge victorious, but the best upset pick of the week belongs to the New York Giants over the Detroit Lions.
- Lin, Rockets Splashed Across Trade Rumors
December 19 2013 12:04 PM
Two teams that have been rumored for a trade and in need of a point guard like Jeremy Lin are the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls, with injury riddled L.A. holding as many as 12 expiring contracts, and the Bulls figuring out their future with Derrick Rose likely sidelined for another full season.
- Flynn Still Starter Ahead Of Rodgers, For Now
December 19 2013 10:37 AM
Aaron Rodgers is listed as a limited participant in practice and for now it appears the Packers may start Matt Flynn for the fourth straight game.
- Fresno State Underdogs To Unranked Trojans
December 18 2013 4:46 PM
Even with the nation’s most high-powered aerial attack, the Fresno State defense may have forced odds makers to tab the Trojans.
- Reds Active With January Session Looming
December 18 2013 2:32 PM
The Reds have plenty of cause to worry about a Luis Suarez departure, including ceaseless rumors of an impending switch to Spanish giants Real Madrid, or EPL rivals Arsenal and Tottenham.
- Three Candidates Emerge For UT Job
December 18 2013 12:00 PM
Louisville’s Charlie Strong is the heavy favorite (2/1) for the opening, followed by Vanderbilt’s James Franklin (4/1), and Baylor’s Art Briles (9/2). The two coaches with the worst odds are San Francisco 49er coach Jim Harbaugh, and the Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Tomlin, each coming in at 25/1.
- Fantasy FB: Top Defenses For Championship Week
December 18 2013 10:31 AM
This season a few squads continued their dominant play (Seattle, San Francisco, Cincinnati), several surprises littered the field (Kansas City, Carolina, Arizona, St. Louis), and one emerged in the second half (Tampa Bay).
- Mayweather Jr. Up For SI Sportsman of the Year
December 15 2013 3:28 PM
A contender for the award could come from the world of boxing. Sugar Ray Leonard, the last boxer named Sportsman of the Year in 1981, thinks it should be Floyd Mayweather Jr.
- Longhorns Begin Coach Search
December 15 2013 2:14 PM
With Nick Saban now out of the running, some more realistic choices include Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin, Florida State’s Jimbo Fisher, and Baylor’s Art Briles.
- Iman Shumpert, Jeremy Lin Involved In Trade Rumors
December 15 2013 12:43 PM
Houston may also be considering a move that sends point guard Jeremy Lin out of town, if the Rockets can find a taker for the final year of his contract, an estimated $14 million next season.
- United Heads To Villa
December 15 2013 4:33 AM
The Red Devils haven’t exactly responded to the regime change well, falling to ninth on the table and 13 points back of first-place Arsenal, and remain winless in their last four league matches.
- Peterson Could Defy Injury Odds Again
December 14 2013 2:52 PM
Adrian Peterson has little to play for other than pride and the Minnesota Viking faithful, with the team falling back to 3-9 and no realistic shot at the playoffs.
- Packers Flynn Gets Nod Against Cowboys
December 14 2013 1:06 PM
After taking some practice reps with the first team Green Bay still ruled Aaron Rodgers out as the quarterback recovers from a broken collar bone. But the squad should have faith in Texas native Matt Flynn, especially against the Cowboys 32nd ranked pass defense.
- Toffees Remain Unbeaten At Goodison Park
December 14 2013 12:41 PM
Everton would scored three unanswered goals in the final 23 minutes of play, with Seamus Coleman putting the Toffees ahead for good with a close range left footed shot in the 73rd minute.
- Rivals Navy, Army Clash
December 14 2013 10:56 AM
The Midshipmen hold a 57-49-7 stranglehold on the all-time series thanks to their astounding run, and with Army achieving a 3-8 record including four straight losses to end the year, a 12th straight win might be on the horizon.
- FSU's Winston Shoe-In For Heisman
December 14 2013 10:01 AM
In most years the voting would be closer with so many worthy candidates, but Jameis Winston’s 3,820 yards passing with 38 touchdowns to 10 interceptions and the nation’s best passer rating (190.1) have lifted him above the competition.
- Pats Gun For No. 1 AFC Seed, Dolphins Try To Stay Alive
December 13 2013 2:45 PM
New England’s captured seven straight wins over the Dolphins, with the last loss coming in Miami in 2009. New England has also won nine of the last 10 meetings, but that streak might be in jeopardy due to the season-ending ACL tear suffered by tight end Rob Gronkowski.
- Barcelona May Bolster Roster In January
December 13 2013 11:58 AM
The Spanish giants may need to find reinforcements next month to keep their multi-championship aspirations alive.
- Rondo, Lowry Latest Knicks PG Targets
December 13 2013 10:21 AM
New York is especially desperate for a top tier point guard, ranking 19th overall in team offensive efficiency and 23rd in assists per game. The team also has to actively assure Carmelo Anthony it is en route to a championship before the 28-year-old can opt-out of his contract next summer.