1. NBA Draft 2014: Projections for 1st-Round Prospects Following Lottery

    The Cleveland Cavaliers own NBA draft lottery night. The Cavs won the right to the top pick Tuesday despite the fact that they had the ninth-best chance at doing so heading into the event...

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  2. Joel Embiid Worth Top Pick Despite Injury Risk

    It’s not every day that an uber -athletic 7’ center who can completely change the game on both ends of the floor is available in the NBA draft. In most drafts, taking someone with Joel Embiid ’s skill set with the No...

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  3. ACC Baseball Tournament 2014 Scores: Day 1 Bracket Results and Day 2 Predictions

    The ACC tournament got under way at Newbridge Bank Park Tuesday with two thrilling do-or-die elimination games to set up the rest of the pool-play format...

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  4. SEC Baseball Tournament 2014: Breaking Down Early Single-Elimination Results

    The SEC gets credit for being the best football conference in the land, but it may actually be more dominant on the baseball diamond than the gridiron. The SEC tournament kicked off play Tuesday with single-elimination contests...

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  5. Ohio State Basketball: Breaking Down Aaron Craft, LaQuinton Ross' NBA Potential

    As the 2014-15 season approaches, the Ohio State basketball program is turning over a new leaf with the departures of program mainstays Aaron Craft, Lenzelle Smith Jr. and LaQuinton Ross...

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  6. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Lottery-Day Predictions for Entire 1st Round

    All the losing that NBA teams like the Philadelphia 76ers and Milwaukee Bucks did throughout the 2013-14 season to earn those ping-pong balls may finally pay off Tuesday during the draft lottery...

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  7. California Chrome Faces Toughest Task Yet at Belmont Stakes

    Now that the great nasal strip debate of 2014 is officially behind us, we can focus solely on the actual horse racing as California Chrome prepares to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978...

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  8. Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Picks Date for Next Boxing Bout

    The boxing world may have been holding its collective breath less than one month ago as the ring announcer read the judges' scores of the Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana fight, ...

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  9. Bay to Breakers 2014 Results: Analyzing Best Times and More from Annual Race

    There’s a little bit of everything at the Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. The 2014 edition did not disappoint on Sunday, as the event featured some of the top runners in the world alongside people dressed in animal and cartoon costumes...

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  10. Colt Lyerla to Packers: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    Former Oregon Duck Colt Lyerla may not have been selected during the 2014 NFL draft, but it seemed like just a matter of time before a squad gave the dynamic talent an opportunity at the next level...

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  11. Belmont Stakes 2014: Breaking Down California Chrome's Early Triple Crown Odds

    There are few more exciting moments in all of sports than the nerve-wracking two minutes it takes the top competitors to run a Triple Crown horse race. When there is a legitimate Triple Crown contender in the field, it becomes all the more intense...

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  12. NBA Draft 2014: Breaking Down Upcoming Lottery Odds for No. 1 Pick

    The Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder all have NBA championship aspirations, but there will be another title at stake Tuesday, May 20...

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  13. NBA Finals 2014: Predicting Biggest X-Factors En Route to Title Showdown

    Remember the thrilling 2013 NBA Finals that went the full seven games and featured one of the more improbable comebacks in the history of the sport in Game 6? We may be well on our way to a rematch...

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  14. Duke vs. Johns Hopkins: Score and Recap from 2014 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament

    They say that first impressions last a lifetime, and the first impression that the Duke lacrosse team made against Johns Hopkins in the NCAA championship quarterfinal showdown lasted the entire game...

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  15. Preakness Results 2014: Belmont Stakes Outlook After Reviewing Race Chart

    There was never a doubt. California Chrome, much to the delight of the more than 120,000 fans in attendance in Baltimore, held off the rest of the field to win the Preakness...

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  16. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Kevin Love, Dante Exum and the Draft

    The only way for the lesser teams in the NBA to reach the point that the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder have is by rebuilding through the draft, free agency and trades...

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  17. Preakness TV Schedule 2014: NBC TV Info, Start Time and Race Live Stream

    California Chrome was able to steal the attention of the sports-loving public at the Kentucky Derby on May 3, and that was a day when the NBA playoffs were in full swing and Floyd Mayweather had a boxing match...

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  18. NBA Mock Draft 2014: Updated 1st-Round Projections After NBA Combine

    The results of the NBA combine are certainly worth noting as we lead up to the 2014 NBA draft, but don’t equate it with its football counterpart...

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  19. NBA Draft Combine 2014: Players Who Failed to Improve Stock

    Players aren’t going to make or break their NBA draft stocks at the combine like those in football’s counterpart, but there are still some takeaways to be made from the 2014 edition of the NBA combine...

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  20. NHL Playoff Schedule 2014: Conference Finals Dates, Game Times and TV Coverage

    Then there were four. The Stanley Cup playoffs have officially entered the conference final portion of the schedule, as the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings will square ...

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  21. Duke Basketball: How Big of a Splash Will Justise Winslow Make in 2014-15?

    There may be nothing more exciting in college basketball than an excellent point guard and center combination, as Duke fans will quickly find out next season with Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones...

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  22. Preakness 2014 Post Positions: Odds, Field Outlook for Undercard and Stakes Race

    If the Kentucky Derby is the most exciting two minutes in sports, then the Preakness Stakes is the most exciting one minute and 50 seconds...

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  23. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings from Combine, Nets and Knicks

    The conference finals in the NBA playoffs may be right around the corner, but those teams that are no longer fighting for the Larry O’Brien trophy are more interested in their own immediate futures...

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  24. Preakness 2014: Post Time, TV Schedule and Live Stream Hub for 139th Race

    The Preakness may not be as prestigious or famous as the Kentucky Derby, but there is certainly an elevated interest level for the 2014 edition thanks to the presence of budding horse racing superstar California Chrome...

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  25. Preakness Field 2014: Horses and Jockeys Worth Backing in 139th Race

    Saturday’s Preakness race is clearly all about California Chrome and his pursuit of the first Triple Crown since 1978, but he isn ’t the only horse that stands out...

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