1. LeBron, Cleveland Survive Detroit's Comeback Bid

    The Cleveland Cavaliers took a 2-0 series lead last night by defeating the Detroit Pistons 94-82. The Cavs came out on fire and jumped to an early lead. Up by 27 at the end of the third quarter, it looked as if the starters were done for the night...

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  2. Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs Even Their Respective Series

    Two Saturday surprises from the NBA Playoffs were corrected last night. San Antonio and Boston won the second games of their series in totally different fashions.San Antonio sent Dallas a message by responding to Saturday's loss with a 21-point win...

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  3. NBA Playoffs 2009: Round One

    Detroit Pistons VS. Cleveland Cavaliers The Cleveland Cavaliers rested its starting lineup Wednesday night after securing the best record in the NBA...

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  4. The 2009 NBA Playoffs

    The NBA Playoffs begin tomorrow. I love this time of year. My love of basketball has been waiting for this since the NCAA Champion was crowned a few weeks ago.There should be some good games to watch this year...

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  5. NFL Legend John Madden Retires

    John Madden retired from the broadcast booth today. He has been broadcasting football games for 30 years, and before that he was the Oakland Raiders coach for ten, winning one Super Bowl with them...

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  6. Carolina Panthers 2009 Schedule

    Last night, the NFL released the schedule for the upcoming season. As a Panthers fan, all I have to say is—WHAT?! Okay, I know that the best teams get the toughest schedules, but the ...

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  7. Wade Goes Off

    Yet another MVP candidate used the New York Knicks to have a huge game. Kobe and Lebron had huge nights earlier in the year, and last night was Wade's turn, as he scored 55 points...

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  8. To Stay or Not to Stay: Decisions Before the NBA Draft

    With the college basketball national champions declared a few days ago, it's time for underclassmen to decide if they want to continue playing in college or try the pros. There are plenty of reasons to stay, and millions of reasons to go...

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  9. Nick Adenhart's Death: A Black Cloud Over the MLB Season

    The 2009 MLB season has a few games under its belt. Some pretty exciting things have happened already, such as the Braves hitting eight home runs in three games, and the New York Yankees starting out 0-2...

    Dan Wheat-Rivers Written by Dan Wheat-Rivers about over 5 years ago 49 reads 1 comments

  10. A Master's to Remember

    What a week in sports. Monday was baseball's Opening Day as well as the NCAA National Championship game. Tomorrow is the first round of the Master's golf tournament. The Master's should be great this year, as long as the weather improves...

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  11. Opening Day

    Today is one of the annual days where people all over the country call in sick to work, a day when parents keep their kids home from school. Today is the beginning of summer. Today is opening day...

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  12. Final Four Recap And Tonight's Championship Preview

    There was one great and one good Final Four game. Michigan State against UConn was a great game that was anybody's game until about a minute was left...

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  13. Michigan State Advances to the Final

    It was a very tight game for about 33 minutes. UConn was getting all the fouls called their way and Michigan State was pulling down all the rebounds. Then Durrell Summers hit a fast break dunk over Stanley Robinson, who actually got a piece of the ball..

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  14. The NBA MVP Race: Down to the Wire

    There has been a lot of talk about the three-man race for the NBA MVP going on recently. I think the first thing you have to figure out in who you think the MVP is, is what MVP means to you...

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  15. The Charlotte Bobcats, a Year in Review

    I have been a Charlotte Bobcats fan longer than they’ve had a name, so I’m glad to see them getting better and having a decent year. They have a real shot at the playoffs, being one and a half game out with eight games left...

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  16. Michael Vick Hopes To Return To the NFL

    Michael Vick was in court in civilian clothes yesterday, and it looks like he'll be out of jail by the summer. It's also been reported he's reached an agreement with the Falcons that will allow him to be released...

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  17. All Over-35 NBA team

    With all the talk about the resurgence of a dominating Shaq, I thought it was time to put together an all 35 and over team...

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  18. College Coaching Carousel

    Someone asked me my opinion on Calipari changing jobs, so I thought I'd make today's blog about recent college coaching changes and rumors. I'm going to start with the smallest to keep you all reading...

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  19. Jay Cutler and the Broncos

    Ok, again I'm going to take a personal moment, this time to curse the Bobcats. They blew a 9 point lead in the final 2 minutes of their game last night. It would have had them beating the Lakers one night and the Celtics the next...

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  20. John Calipari's New Job and Recent Coaching Changes

    Someone asked my opinion on Calipari changing jobs, so I thought I'd make today's blog about recent college coaching changes and rumors. Tony Bennett left Washington State on Monday to become the head coach at Virginia...

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  21. Remembering a great

    The Miami Heat retired a jersey for the first time last night. Alonzo Mourning's number will never be worn again by a Heat player. While most of his career was spent in Miami, my memories of Zo are from his early playing days in Charlotte...

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