1. Belmont Stakes 2014: Notable Jockeys to Watch at Historic Race

    It’s not very often that someone’s job description is literally to prevent history from happening, but that is exactly what the jockeys competing against California Chrome will be tasked with June 7 at the Belmont Stakes...

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  2. Nonito Donaire Will Return to Form Saturday Against Simpiwe Vetyeka

    There was a time not that long ago that Nonito Donaire looked downright unbeatable, but a stunning loss to Guillermo Rigondeaux and a massive struggle against Vic Darchinyan altered that reputation quickly...

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  3. Duke Basketball: What Will Grayson Allen's Role Be as a Freshman?

    The Duke basketball program is receiving an infusion of youth heading into the 2014-15 season, and it’s going to advance deep into the NCAA tournament because of it...

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  4. NBA Western Conference Finals 2014: Schedule, Predictions for Thrilling Series

    For a series that has featured exactly zero games decided by less than nine points and one that actually finished as a 35-point San Antonio Spurs victory, the Western Conference Finals has been something of a roller-coaster ride for NBA fans...

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  5. Analyzing California Chrome's Biggest Challengers in Race for 2014 Triple Crown

    The biggest superstar in the American sports world on June 7 won’t be LeBron James. It won’t be Johnny Manziel . It won’t be Mike Trout or Clint Dempsey—or any other human being for that matter...

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  6. French Open 2014: Schedule, TV Info and Predictions for Day 4 at Roland Garros

    Before tennis fans get to watch the late-round showdowns between the top players in the world at the French Open, the marquee names have to navigate their way through the early traps...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2014: Breaking Down Indiana Pacers' Chances at Comeback

    Remember when the Indiana Pacers were in the process of dismantling the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals and it looked as if the NBA Finals were going to take place in the heartland? So much for that...

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  8. Ohio State Basketball: Will Buckeyes' Offense Improve in 2014-15?

    Only five programs in the history of college basketball have been to more Final Fours than Ohio State, so losing to Dayton in the round of 64 was simply not supposed to happen (even if that Dayton team did make an impressive March Madness run)...

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  9. Pacers vs. Heat: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NBA Playoffs

    Maybe trash-talking the best player in the NBA when you're the second- or third-best player on your own team should be taken out of Lance Stephenson's playbook...

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  10. Indy 500 2014: Results, Top Finishers and Analysis from 98th Edition of Race

    The Indianapolis 500 is as much a Memorial Day weekend and American tradition as grilling out with family and friends, and there was a distinctive Red, White and Blue flair to the 98th edition of the historic race...

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  11. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Latest First-Round Projections as Draft Approaches

    LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the San Antonio Spurs may be the kings of the NBA right now, but the future looks bright for whichever teams can land some of the transcendent superstars in the 2014 NBA draft class...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 21,877 reads 19 comments

  12. Novak Djokovic Primed to Complete Career Grand Slam at 2014 French Open

    The French Open has been a tale of heartbreak in recent years for Novak Djokovic . In 2011, he came into the tournament without a blemish on his record and with ...

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  13. Indy 500 Results 2014: Biggest Takeaways and Full Breakdown of Top Performers

    It was as if the first 199 laps didn ’t even take place. Ryan Hunter-Reay and Helio Castroneves swerved back and forth throughout the final turns during the Indy ...

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  14. ACC Baseball Championship 2014: Maryland vs. Georgia Tech Result, Score Analysis

    Sometimes all it takes is a single base hit. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Maryland Terrapins were locked in a back-and-forth struggle for the ACC championship Sunday ...

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  15. Belmont Stakes 2014: Updated Odds, Prop Bets and Viewing Info for Race

    Perhaps you have heard there is a major horse race on the horizon. California Chrome, who already captured the Kentucky Derby and Preakness titles, is trying to become the first ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 19,456 reads 2 comments

  16. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Updated Projections for Entire 1st Round

    The Cleveland Cavaliers dipped into their pool of draft lottery magic again and earned the rights to the No. 1 pick for the third time in four years...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,917 reads 4 comments

  17. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings from Cavaliers, Warriors and Wizards

    The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs’ attempts to set up an NBA Finals rematch may be making the biggest headlines in the Association, but there is plenty abuzz for the rest of the league’s teams as well...

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  18. SEC Baseball Tournament 2014: Day 4 Schedule and Bracket Predictions

    Day 3 of the SEC baseball tournament actually leaked into Day 4 thanks to the back-and-forth extra-inning thriller between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Mississippi State Bulldogs...

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  19. SEC Baseball Tournament 2014 Scores: Day 3 Bracket Results and Day 4 Predictions

    It was a full day of action at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium Thursday, as the double-elimination portion of the SEC continued...

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  20. Manny Machado Injury: Updates on Orioles 3B's Groin and Return

    Updates from Saturday, May 24 The Orioles' Twitter feed reports the latest news on Machado: But Brittany Ghiroli of Orioles.com has good news as well: Updates from Friday, May 23 Brittany Ghiroli of Orioles...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 3,204 reads 4 comments

  21. Danilo Gallinari Injury: Updates on Nuggets Forward's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Updates from Wednesday, June 11 NBA .com's Scott Howard-Cooper has the latest on Gallinari's recovery: He said he is ahead of schedule in being able to run and jump ...

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  22. Prince Fielder to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

    It has been a disappointing start to the 2014 season for the Texas Rangers, but things got much worse Thursday with the news that Prince Fielder will miss the rest of the season due to a neck surgery...

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  23. Duke Basketball: Will Blue Devils' Defense Improve in 2014-15?

    A Round of 64 loss in the NCAA tournament is never acceptable at Duke, especially when it comes at the hands of a massive underdog like Mercer...

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  24. Duke Basketball: Will Cavaliers Take Jabari Parker with NBA Draft's No. 1 Pick?

    As we approach the 2014 NBA draft, there is a foursome that has separated itself from the rest of the field. Duke’s Jabari Parker is very much a part of that group, along with Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Dante Exum...

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  25. Celtics Rumors: Latest Rumblings from Boston on Rajon Rondo and Kevin Love

    Losing seasons are never enjoyable for any NBA team, but they sting all the more in Boston, considering the Celtics' storied history...

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