1. Indianapolis Colts: 5 Things We Learned About Andrew Luck

    Being the No. 1 overall pick comes with some high expectations. Former top picks Sam Bradford , Cam Newton and Matthew Stafford can attest to that, but Andrew Luck 's situation is a little different...

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  2. NHL Trade Scenarios: Best Deals Kings Could Get in Return for Jonathan Bernier

    While the Los Angeles Kings and goaltender Jonathan Quick were being propelled to the top of the hockey world during their 2012 Stanley Cup run, one thing was becoming more and ...

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  3. US Open 2012: Most Disappointing Performances in Flushing Meadows

    For the amount of great performances we have seen during the 2012 US Open at Flushing Meadows, there have been a fair share of disappointing ones...

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  4. Chargers vs. Raiders: Darren McFadden Will Lead Raiders to Victory

    The second game of Monday Night Football's 2012 NFL season debut will feature a game between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers ...

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  5. Arizona Cardinals: 5 Role Players Who Must Play Huge in Week 1

    The Arizona Cardinals will face their NFC West rival, the Seattle Seahawks , in Week 1 of the NFL season Sunday. The team comes into the game surrounded with questions...

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  6. Giants vs. Cowboys: Twitter Reacts to the Start of the NFL Season

    The New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys kicked off the NFL season Wednesday night in a heated NFC East rivalry matchup. Fans were not disappointed as big catches, hits and runs were all prevalent in the first game of the 2012-13 NFL season...

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  7. Cowboys vs. Giants: Why Dallas Shouldn't Risk Playing Jason Witten

    Jason Witten has not missed a game since his rookie season with the Dallas Cowboys , but that could change Wednesday night in the team’s season opener against the New York Giants ...

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  8. NFL Rumors: Where Will Free-Agent Receiver Jabar Gaffney Land?

    Jabar Gaffney is the most coveted free-agent wide receiver left on the market. After being released by the Patriots Aug. 27, multiple teams have expressed interest in the 31-year-old receiver...

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  9. New Orleans Saints: Preseason Standouts Who Will Carry Through to Season

    When you think of the New Orleans Saints , the names that come to mind are Drew Brees , Marques Colston and Jimmy Graham...

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  10. Arizona Cardinals: 5 Ways the Cardinals Can Improve Their Offense

    The decision to start John Skelton at quarterback by the Arizona Cardinals will bring some much-needed stability to the offense, but it should not be expected to revitalize the unit that was hardly awe-inspiring in the preseason...

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  11. Arizona Cardinals: Why Adrian Wilson Is Team's Most Important Veteran

    Adrian Wilson is a quiet man, but when he speaks, people listen. The five-time Pro Bowl safety, who is entering his 12th year in the NFL , is the Cardinals' most important veteran leader...

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  12. The 13 Most Entertaining Interview Subjects in the NHL

    While Chad Johnson, Clinton Portis, Ozzie Guillen and Ron Artest are Hall of Famers as entertaining interview subjects in the world of sports, the NHL has its own cast of characters that can compete with those big names...

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  13. NBA Rumors: Predicting the Top Remaining Free Agents' Landing Spots

    The NBA free-agent market is starting to get awfully thin, but there are still a few players out there who could be picked up at a bargain price and be the final piece of a team's bench...

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  14. SEC Football: 5 Freshmen Who Will Surprise the Conference This Season

    The SEC is widely seen as the best conference in college football. The conference has been home to every BCS National Championship since 2005, and the teams consistently crank out high-level pro players...

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  15. San Jose Sharks Free Agency: 5 Backup Plans If Shane Doan Stays in Phoenix

    The San Jose Sharks made it to their eighth consecutive postseason last year, but they were swiftly knocked out in the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs by the St. Louis Blues ...

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  16. Arizona Cardinals: 5 Things to Take Away from Kevin Kolb's Preseason Performance

    When the Arizona Cardinals traded for Kevin Kolb , he was supposed to be the quarterback who would lead them back to the Super Bowl. The season after Kurt Warner retired left a sour taste in the mouth of everyone involved...

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  17. Jonathan Quick Surgery: Should the LA Kings Worry About Recovery Time?

    After spending his day with the Stanley Cup, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick went under the knife for a surgery on his back. According to a report by LAkingsinsider...

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  18. Madden 13: Ray Lewis and Paul Rudd Star in Series of Hilarious Ads

    Ray Lewis is one of the most feared linebackers in all of the NFL, but for the newest series of EA Sports Madden 13 commercials, titled "Madden Forever," the Baltimore Ravens captain exposes his comedic side...

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  19. Fantasy Football 2012: Is Michael Vick Worth an Early-Round Pick?

    Michael Vick left Monday night's NFL preseason game against the New England Patriots early after taking a big hit from defensive end Jermaine Cunningham. It was the second time this preseason that Vick has been knocked out with an injury...

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  20. Detroit Red Wings Spar with Los Angeles Kings over Twitter

    The Los Angeles Kings are the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, but that does not mean they are going to get respect from the leagues 11-time Stanely Cup winning franchise, the Detroit Red Wings ...

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  21. Michigan Football: 5 Players Who Will Decide Wolverines Season

    The Michigan Wolverines are coming off a great 2011 season where they went 11-2 and captured a win in the Sugar Bowl. Now they find themselves among the powerhouses in college football...

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  22. Fantasy Football 2012: 10 Things You Need to Know About Your Draft

    The NFL 's regular season is right around the corner, and the buzz around fantasy football is building. Whether you are in a league with your coworkers, family members or fraternity bros, you know that the season is won and lost on draft day...

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  23. N.Y. Islanders: Why Brooklyn Should Be Their New Home

    Since the people of Nassau County voted against the plan to give the New York Islanders a new stadium, the team's days on Long Island have been numbered. The Islanders ranked second to last in attendance last year...

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  24. Paul Bissonnette: The NHL's Most Interesting Personality

    Google Paul Bissonnette and the first thing that comes up is his Twitter account. The Phoenix Coyotes ' fourth-liner and press-box frequenter has over 300,000 followers...

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  25. Greg Oden the Gym Coach, Metta World Peace on Kids Show

    Greg Oden 's name has come up in NBA free-agency talks, and there were even reports ( h/t NBC Miami ) that the former No. 1 pick would team up with the world champion Miami Heat, who are in desperate need of a big man...

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