1. Derek Carr Cements Status as Early 2014 NFL Draft Pick with Impressive Combine

    The lead-up to the 2014 NFL draft will be all about quarterback prospects Johnny Manziel , Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles ...

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  2. UFC 170: Breaking Down Biggest Results of the Card

    UFC 170 in Las Vegas was filled with plenty of exciting action and thrilling results. While Ronda Rousey squaring off with Sara McMann was certain to draw headlines, it was far from the only result on the card that turned heads...

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  3. Teddy Bridgewater Missed Opportunity to Improve NFL Draft Stock at Combine

    Let’s clear something up right away— Teddy Bridgewater is going to be one of the first players taken in the 2014 NFL draft. There are too many teams with desperate needs at quarterback for him not to be...

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  4. NFL Combine 2014 Results: Breaking Down Defensive Stars' 40 Times

    The NFL Combine features a number of drills that supposedly test the athleticism and NFL-readiness of the top prospects in the upcoming draft. However, it is the 40-yard dash times that draw all the headlines and attention...

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  5. Ohio State Basketball: Why Upping the Tempo Will Be Crucial to Buckeyes' Success

    The term "Jekyll and Hyde" is a cliche that is used far too often in sports, but there’s really no other way to describe the effort put forth by Ohio State’s basketball team on Saturday against Minnesota...

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  6. Tajh Boyd: Combine Results and Instant Reaction

    While the 2014 NFL draft will be defined by where the top quarterback prospects like Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Blake Bortles go early in the process, there is plenty of talent available in the signal-caller department in the later rounds..

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  7. Olympic Hockey 2014: Most Impressive Scores and Performers from Sochi

    The 2014 Winter Olympics are officially in the rearview mirror, and few sports provided the excitement factor that the men’s hockey did in Sochi ...

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  8. Olympic 2014 Medal Count: Final Nation Rankings and Standings from Sochi

    There truly is no place like home when it comes to the Winter Olympics and Russia. The host country took advantage of familiar ice, snow and everything in between at the 2014 ...

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  9. Olympic Hockey 2014: Schedule, TV Info, Team Medal Predictions for Day 15

    Perhaps the fact that the bronze-medal game for men’s hockey at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is a mere one day after the heartbreaking semifinals loss will help the United States team refocus...

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  10. Winter Olympics 2014 Schedule: Live Stream, TV Info and Day 15 Preview

    The 2014 Winter Olympics are rapidly coming to a close, and Day 15 provides a critical slate of competitions that could affect the tight medal tally...

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  11. Johnny Manziel's 2014 NFL Draft Stock After Measuring Under 6 Feet at Combine

    If you need proof that America craves football in the months between the Super Bowl and the NFL draft, look no further than the headlines that Johnny Manziel drew on Friday simply for being a quarter-inch too short...

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  12. Dutch Speedskating Coach Sounds off on Team USA in Interview

    Sometimes you earn the right to talk a little trash in sports. Look no further than the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks for what happens when brash confidence and talent combine on the biggest stage...

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  13. De'Anthony Thomas Will Prove His Draft Worth at NFL Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine was built for players like Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas. Years ago, NFL scouts would have given the 5’9” and 176-pound ( via ESPN...

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  14. Chris Paul Injury: Updates on Clippers Star's Thumb and Return

    Updates from Saturday, Feb. 22 Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times has an update on Chris Paul 's status: Original Text The Los Angeles Clippers just got All-Star Chris ...

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  15. Medal Count 2014 Olympics: Updated Day 14 Tally and Day 15 Storylines to Watch

    Day 14 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi was filled with plenty of action that included a heartbreaking hockey game for the Americans and eight medal events...

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  16. U.S. Alpine Skiing Team: Late Golden Performances Salvage 2014 Olympics

    The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi has featured more ups and downs for the United States alpine skiing team than the very skiing courses that it competes on...

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  17. Ashley Wagner's Words on Scoring Controversy Carry Little Weight

    Whenever the Winter Olympics roll around, we are seemingly treated to another batch of controversy when it comes to figure skating scoring...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 3,972 reads 2 comments

  18. MLB Spring Training 2014: Notable Dates on the League's Preseason Schedule

    After an arduous winter that hammered much of the country with freezing temperatures and heavy snow, there may be no better words in all of sports than “pitchers and catchers report...

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  19. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for 1st Round Following Trade Deadline

    The NBA draft is months away, but with so much talent at the collegiate level this season, it is hovering over many of the transactions that have occurred this year as well as those that did not...

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  20. Sweden vs. Finland: Live Stream Info Preview for Olympics Hockey 2014 Semifinals

    The hockey world is abuzz at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after the incredible gold-medal game on the women’s side between Canada and the United States. Now it’s the men’s turn, as the tournament is down to four teams...

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  21. James Harden Injury: Updates on Rockets Star's Elbow and Return

    The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets played a thriller of a basketball game on Thursday night, but there may be a more concerning issue from Houston’s point of view than the 102-99 overtime loss...

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  22. NBA Trades 2014: Takeaways from Biggest Deadline Swaps

    The 2014 NBA trade deadline came and went without any true superstars swapping teams, but that doesn ’t mean there weren ’t some meaningful moves...

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  23. Braxton Miller Injury: Updates on Ohio State QB's Shoulder and Return

    The outlook for Ohio State’s 2014 football season became much brighter when quarterback Braxton Miller decided to return for his senior season, but it will be some time before he is fully healthy again...

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  24. LeBron James Injury: Updates on Miami Heat Star's Nose and Return

    Updates from Sunday, March 9 LeBron James has decided to stop wearing the protective mask for his injured nose, per Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel : He was supposed to wear it for another week...

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  25. USA vs. Canada: Matchup Proves Hockey Most Exciting Sport of 2014 Olympics

    It’s almost cliche to say sports are games of inches, but it truly was in the women’s hockey gold medal game between the United States and Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi...

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