1. LeBron James Wins NBA MVP Award...As If There Was Any Doubt

    There should have been no debate, anticipation, or questions about this year’s NBA MVP award. The honor belongs to one man, and one man only...

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  2. Can David Ortiz Really Promise Us He'll Break out of His Slump?

    Of all the things Red Sox Nation was concerned about, very low on the list was whether or not David Ortiz was aware he’s in a major slump to start the 2009 season. We all know of his struggles, and we expect Ortiz to be well aware of it himself...

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  3. Padraig Harrington Does His Happy Gilmore Impression

    I had to post this video, because Happy Gilmore (1996) happens to be one of my all-time favorite movies. Before I watched this segment from “Sport Science” on Fox Sports Net, I firmly ...

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  4. Red Sox-Rays: Boston Looks To Bounce Back After 13-0 Loss Against Tampa Bay

    In as lopsided a game as we’ll see all year, the Boston Red Sox went down big early and never had a chance to get back into it...

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  5. Red Sox Turn to Beckett Thursday Against Rays At Tropicana Field

    The Boston Red Sox bullpen has been heavily taxed in recent games, pitching 23 2/3 innings in their last six games. But with Josh Beckett on the mound Thursday, they can be confident most of them will get some rest...

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  6. Celtics-Bulls: Paul Pierce the Hero as Celtics Win Another OT Thriller

    The younger Boston Celtics stars are stepping up in the absence of Kevin Garnett—and the Chicago Bulls are simply stepping up. The dueling teams delivered another tight, back-and-forth overtime game that came down to the final precious seconds...

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  7. Capitals-Rangers: Game Seven Filled with High Emotions, Stiff Punishments

    Emotions have undoubtedly run high in the opening Stanley Cup playoff series between the No. 2-seeded Washington Capitals and No. 7-seeded New York Rangers, as they usually do at this time of year...

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  8. Julio Lugo the Everyday Shortstop for Boston Red Sox for the Foreseeable Future

    Julio Lugo has been anything but consistent since arriving in Boston with a four-year, $36 million contract in 2007. He has shown flashes of being the speedy, solid-hitting top-of-the-order hitter the Red Sox signed him to be, but his ...

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  9. New England Sports: Thrilling Weekend

    In a weekend packed with excitement and thrills for New England sports, Jacoby Ellsbury made one play that supplanted the rest as the most memorable...

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  10. Youkilis Hits Walk-Off Home Run To Send Red Sox Past Yankees

    Friday night’s opener of the Red Sox-Yankees season series could not have gone better for Red Sox Nation. For the first time ever, the Red Sox defeated the Yankees by tying the game with ...

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  11. Larry Fitzgerald and Troy Polamalu: Madden's First Double-Curse?

    To borrow a line from Red Sox great Pedro Martinez, "I don’t believe in damn curses!" And in all seriousness, I really don’t...

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  12. Carey Price Shamelessly Singled Out by Montreal Canadiens Fans

    Dare I say Montreal fans have something to learn from Boston fans? I know I’m not coming from the most sensitive collection of fans, but the way Canadiens fans treated their goalie at the Bell Centre Wednesday night was deplorable...

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  13. Red Sox-Yankees: Five Questions Heading into Their First Series of 2009

    The time has arrived for Boston Red Sox fans, New York Yankee fans, and fans of baseball in between to witness the greatest rivalry in sports take the stage once again...

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  14. Great Moments in Press Conference History: Dennis Green

    The Arizona Cardinals may have finally shed their "joke team" label this past season, as they rode Kurt Warner and Larry Fitzgerald all the way to an appearance in the Super Bowl...

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  15. Dikembe Mutombo Injures Knee; Career Likely Over

    Dikembe Mutombo came down to the floor with a thud after tangling with Portland’s Greg Oden in game two of the Houston Rockets’ opening-round playoff series, and just like ...

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  16. Double-Header Preview: Minnesota Twins @ Boston Red Sox

    The two-game mini-series between the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park has now been crammed into one day. Tuesday's rainout prompted the first double-header of the season for both ballclubs...

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  17. Dwight Howard is NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

    The Orlando Magic may have lost their first 2009 playoff game against the Philadelphia 76ers , but it was not by any stretch because of a poor performance from Dwight Howard...

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  18. Swing Mechanics, Not Age the Reason for David Ortiz's Slow Start

    Redsox.com's Ian Browne spoke with David Ortiz after the Boston Red Sox thumped the Baltimore Orioles 12-1 at Fenway Park in the annual Patriots' Day matinee game, and Ortiz said he ...

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  19. Red Sox-Orioles: Master-Ful Afternoon Has Boston Back Above .500

    After their current five-game winning streak, Red Sox Nation can finally accept that the sky is not falling...

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  20. Albert Pujols Needs to Participate In 2009 Home Run Derby

    Upon first glance, this doesn’t seem like actual news. But today’s report of Albert Pujols refuting claims that he planned to participate in the 2009 Home Run Derby has ...

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  21. John Madden's Legendary, Sometimes-Ridiculed, Voice Will Live On Forever

    I know the headline makes this sound like some kind of eulogy. No, we have not lost John Madden the person yet. But after announcing his retirement Thursday, we have lost John Madden the broadcaster, a true legend in the business...

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  22. Red Sox-Orioles: Brad Penny Tries To Remain Boston's Only Undefeated Starter

    Of the six losses in nine games start to the 2009 season, Boston Red Sox starting pitchers have taken the loss in five of them. But Brad Penny won his only start against Anaheim, and is already the last remaining undefeated starter on the Red Sox staff...

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  23. Celtics Will Need to Defend Title Without Kevin Garnett

    Celtics head coach Doc Rivers called into WEEI Sports Radio in Boston today to talk about the Celtics’ upcoming playoff run, in which they will attempt to defend their 2008 championship...

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  24. Rangers-Orioles: Kinsler Hits for Cycle, Collects Six Hits in 19-6 Rangers Win

    Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler has really come into his own the last couple of seasons. Batting lead-off atop one of the most potent lineups in all of baseball, Kinsler has ...

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  25. Red Sox-Athletics: Boston 8-2 Win, Wakfield Takes No-Hitter into Eighth

    What can Red Sox fans possibly find to complain about in Wednesday afternoon's lop-sided 8-2 victory against the Oakland Athletics? Anything mentioned would seemingly immediately cross the nit-picking line...

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