1. New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills: Grading Each Starter on the Pats Defense

    Four games into the regular season, the New England Patriots ’ defense remains a tough unit to gauge...

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  2. LSU vs. Florida: 3 Ways Gators Can Score Big Against Fighting Tigers

    Week 6 of the NCAA football season brings us a heated rivalry game between two SEC powerhouses—the LSU Tigers and the Florida Gators ...

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  3. Boston Red Sox: 3 Reasons the Sox Shouldn't Re-Sign Cody Ross

    There's no denying that Boston Red Sox OF Cody Ross has outperformed his contract in 2012. In fact, he's one of GM Ben Cherington 's few finds on a roster full of deadwood. But that doesn't mean he should be back in a Sox uniform in 2013...

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  4. Michigan State Football: Winners and Losers from Spartans' Loss to Ohio State

    No. 14 Ohio State held off No. 20 Michigan State ( AP Top 25 ) 17-16 in a tense matchup between two ranked Big Ten teams...

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  5. Ryder Cup Scores: Most Surprising Performances so Far

    The pressure hasn't gotten to the young American stars in their quest to bring the Ryder Cup back to the United States. Conventional wisdom dictates that experience should win the day at one of golf's most high-profile events...

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  6. New England Patriots: Can Rob Gronkowski Carry the Burden Without Hernandez?

    The New England Patriots are scuffling—at least by their lofty standards. Their offense put up 30 points against the vaunted Baltimore Ravens D, but without Aaron Hernandez ...

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  7. Bobby Valentine and the 5 Most Arrogant Figures in Red Sox History

    Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine likes things his own way. So much so, in fact, that he's driven clubhouse favorites like 3B Kevin Youkilis out of town...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: 3 Players the Sox Should Ditch This Offseason

    The Boston Red Sox fell apart at the seams in 2012. The only thing they clinched this season was their first losing record since the Clinton administration...

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  9. FedEx Cup 2012: Weekend Dark Horses at the Tour Championship

    This weekend, the 2012 FedEx Cup playoffs draw to a close with the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. The field is wide open, with plenty of opportunities for underdogs to steal this tournament...

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  10. Clemson vs. Florida State: Can't-Miss Matchups in ACC Showdown

    Two of the best teams in the nation clash in a Saturday night ACC matchup between the high-flying No. 10 Clemson Tigers and the defensive-minded No. 4 Florida State Seminoles ...

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  11. New England Patriots: Can Tom Brady Throw Deep?

    It's been said since he threw that lame-duck interception to New York Giants LB Chase Blackburn in Super Bowl XLVI: New England Patriots QB Tom Brady can't throw the deep ball...

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  12. Boston Celtics: What Can the C's Expect from Jeff Green This Year?

    As a key cog in a Boston Celtics roster that invokes more questions than a Jeopardy! panel, swingman Jeff Green is the most uncertain entity of all...

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  13. Pittsburgh Steelers: 3 Things to Expect for Week 3 (Based on Wk 2 Results)

    The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a boost after a second straight loss to the conference rival Denver Broncos . They got one, silencing their critics with a 27-10 smackdown of the upstart New York Jets ...

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  14. New England Patriots: 3 Ways Tom Brady and the Pats Will Show Up Joe Flacco

    Quarterbacks Tom Brady and Joe Flacco looked like world-beaters in their season debuts. Both came crashing back to Earth in Week 2...

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  15. Chicago White Sox: 3 Ways GM Kenny Williams Created This Turnaround Season

    Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams has made all the right moves this season. Williams is the brains behind a remarkable comeback year for the South-siders, and he's got a legitimate shot to win Executive of the Year...

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  16. Most Impressive Top 25 College Football Teams Week 3 Upsets

    For an NCAA Football Saturday featuring only three matchups between ranked teams, Week 3 brought plenty of entertainment...

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  17. USC Football: What Should Worry Trojans Heading into Stanford

    The USC Trojans have a bone to pick with Stanford. But will it be enough to end the Cardinal 's recent run of success against them? Stanford has won three straight matchups against the powerhouse Trojans...

    James Ermilio Written by James Ermilio about almost 2 years ago 2,592 reads 12 comments

  18. New York Jets QB Controversy: Are Tim Tebow's Days Under Center Over?

    New York Jets QB Tim Tebow has been commissioned as a superhero by Marvel Comics, discussed by President Obama and name-dropped in a (warning: profane) Rick Ross mixtape ...

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  19. Why Don't Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics Have an Elite NBA Offense?

    The Boston Celtics offense features two surefire Hall of Famers and one of the game's best floor generals in Rajon Rondo ...

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  20. New England Patriots: 5 Predictions for Week 2 Matchup vs. Cardinals

    The New England Patriots steamrolled the Tennessee Titans in Week 1, cruising to a 34-13 victory on the shoulders of QB Tom Brady , RB Stevan Ridley and a young, hard-hitting defense...

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  21. Boston Celtics: 3 Ways KG and the Truth Will Guide the C's into the Playoffs

    NBA tipoff is seven weeks away, and Boston Celtics fans can't wait. That's because the Green have reloaded after a tough Game 7 Eastern Conference Finals loss to the Miami Heat ...

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  22. New Orleans Saints Bounty Scandal: Lifting of Suspensions May Only Be Temporary

    New Orleans Saints ' linebacker Jonathan Vilma and three other Saints players were vindicated this week when an arbitration panel lifted the bans placed on them for participating in the Saints' intent-to-injure bounty program...

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  23. New England Patriots V. Tennessee Titans: How Will Patriots Fare in Week 1?

    There are few things more enjoyable for a fan of an NFL team than seeing his favorite squad's rookies shine on the big stage...

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  24. Jets vs. Bills: How New York Can Shut Down Buffalo's Biggest Weapons

    We've heard plenty of offseason chatter about QBs Tim Tebow , Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets . There's been no shortage of buzz over DE Mario Williams and the new-look Buffalo Bills , either...

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  25. New England Patriots: Why Week 1 Marks Start of Another Epic Season

    Even after seven months, it's still tough to put the sting of last season's Super Bowl loss in perspective...

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