Posts Tagged ‘Associated Press’

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Woodson? Defensive Player of the Year?

January 12, 2010

…you tell him Kanye.

Green Bay Packer cornerback Charles Woodson beat out Darrelle Revis for NFL Defensive Player of the Year, according to the Associated Press. 

Woodson, in voting by a national panel of 50 sportswriters and broadcasters, is only the second Green Bay Packer to win in the 36-year history of the award.

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The top 10 athletes of the 2000’s….no. 2

December 22, 2009

A cheetah...close up

The number two athlete was famous for his dominance in his sport way before he became infamous for his personal affairs.   

For the past 10 years, there was only one other athlete who dominated his sport like this man.  He won 64 tournaments, including 12 major championships, and “hoisted a trophy on every continent where golf is played. ”  Only four other athletes in this sport won more titles in their career then the number two athlete won in the past 10 years. 

The number two athlete after the jump!

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The top 10 athletes of the 2000’s….No. 7

December 15, 2009

A bolt of energy

Few athletes broke as many records as the number 7 athlete did this decade.  Bursting onto the NFL scene in 2001, this runningback has amassed over 12,000 rushing yards, 4,000 receiving yards, 147 touchdowns, and plenty of awards and honors.  Runningback might be the only position where there was a clear No. 1 player, and arguments for the spot would be rare. Not that there weren’t other great runningbacks,  but candidates got more and more limited as the decade went on and everyone switched to multiple-running back systems. Getting anywhere near a decade of great production is a lot to ask of any back, but the number 7 athlete certainly was the greatest. 

The number 7 athlete after the jump!

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