1. Los Angeles Lakers or Boston Celtics: Pick One

    The Lakers and Celtics are set to tip off this Thursday for the 12th time in NBA Finals history. Boston owns the edge in the series with a 9-2 record, and the Celtics fully expect to extend that mark by one more at the conclusion of the title round...

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  2. 2014 Super Bowl a Cold Idea

    So the NFL awarded the New York City area the 2014 Super Bowl last Tuesday and online weather reports for four years down the road immediately went into overkill...

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  3. The New York Super Bowl: Cold Idea With Warm Reasoning

    The NFL awarded the New York City area the 2014 Super Bowl, and online and TV weather reports for four years down the road immediately went into overkill...

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  4. Who's Right? Who's Wrong? Who's The Judge?

    It’s been a year to regret for famous sports figures. From Tiger Woods’ infidelity to Gilbert Arenas’ immaturity, superstar athletes have been the top targets for open season public fire...

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  5. Who Needs Puppets When You Have Celtics and Lakers?

    Thanks to a rejuvenated Kevin Garnett, we can do without a pair puppets and a possible Kobe/LeBron matchup because we'll be getting the next best thing: Boston vs. L.A...

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  6. Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers Set for Finals Rematch: Just Like Old Times

    Thanks to a rejuvenated Kevin Garnett, we can do without a pair puppets and a possible Kobe/LeBron matchup because we’ll be getting the next best thing: Boston vs. L.A...

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  7. Despite Lottery Results, Nets Still looking 'Jerseylicious' for Next Season

    Every off-season, sports writers around the globe are on the lookout for the next best thing. Last summer, roundball writers drooled over Oklahoma City's potential. This summer, the focus should be in Newark...

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  8. Despite Lottery Results, Nets Still Looking 'Jerseylicious' for Next Season

    A few offseason acquisitions should help redefine the New Jersey Nets next season. (Courtesy Photo) Every offseason, sports writers around the globe are on the lookout for the next best thing...

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  9. The Pink Slip Debate, Should Wiz Part Ways with Arenas?

    Even Gilbert Arenas doesn't know whether or not he'll be in Washington next year (Courtesy Photo). When the Washington Wizards won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, AFRO sports writers Perry Green and Stephen D...

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  10. From Wall to Washington, Kentucky Guard a Likely Selection for No. 1

    So John Wall it is! After winning the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, Washington should waste no time running to the podium on June 24 and slapping a Wizards’ cap over Wall’s head...

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  11. From Wall to Washington, Kentucky Point Guard a Likely Selection for Number One

    The only thing faster than Wall will be the Washington Wizards' selection of the Kentucky point guard on June 24...

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  12. Checkmate! The King has Options this Offseason, Should He Stay or Go?

    The Cleveland Cavaliers finished as the regular season’s best team for the second straight year in a row. But just like last season, the Cavs fell short of their championship goal...

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  13. Down With the King

    I admit it; I’m a LeBron James fan. I think he’s better than Kobe, better than what he just showed in last week’s Eastern Conference semifinals and better than the ...

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  14. Who's Right? Who's Wrong?

    It’s been a year to regret for famous sports figures. From Tiger Woods’ infidelity to Gilbert Arenas’ immaturity, billionaire ballers have been the top targets for open season public fire...

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  15. Drugs Not Disposition the Reason for Holmes' Exit Out of Pittsburgh

    What message did the Pittsburgh Steelers send by booting a highly-troubled player while retaining another? Inquiring minds would like to know...

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  16. Goodbye Mediocre, Hello McNabb

    Not even a fantastic finish to the NCAA tournament (sigh, congrats Duke) could trump the football news in D.C. So Daniel Snyder has done it to you guys again huh Redskin fans? Quirky guy he is...

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  17. Duke and Butler set for David vs. Goliath Matchup

    Cinderella teams typically don’t make it the NCAA tournament final, let alone win it. Fourth-seeded Arizona’s 1997 win is the last school seeded beyond third to lay claim to a championship over the past 20 years...

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  18. Star Power Takes Backseat to Parity in Final Four

    Wow! I definitely didn’t see that one coming. Who would’ve thought my hand-picked Kentucky Wildcats would’ve shot themselves out of the tournament with a 4-for-32 three-point display over the weekend? With three No...

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  19. No Experience Necessary. With Kansas Out, Kentucky Is The New Favorite

    So now what? It’s officially week two of March Madness and unless you have damus somewhere in your name, your bracket is totally busted. I know you penciled in Georgetown, Kansas and Villanova as no brainers to advance to the Sweet 16...

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  20. Bracket Busted? Just Ride with Kentucky

    No Experience Required. With Kansas out, Kentucky is now the team to beat (courtesy photo/Dave Martin/Getty Images) So now what? It’s officially week two of March Madness and ...

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  21. Day 3 Recap of the Alhambra Catholic Invitational

    What a way to end the 50th annual Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament! A few controversial calls here, a few missed free throws there and another pair of clutch free throws to end the game...

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  22. DeMatha vs. Gonzaga Tonight, 8:15 p.m.

    Two of the more storied high schools in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference will meet tonight in Frostburg, Md for the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament championship...

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  23. Day 2 Recap from the Alhambra Catholic Invitational

    While day one of the 50th annual Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament (ACIT) was highlighted by a few convincing blowouts, day two offered some competitive down to the wire action...

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  24. Day 1 Recap from the Alhambra Catholic Invitational

    The Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament (ACIT) is one of the most prestigious high school basketball tournaments in the region...

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  25. One Weekend Down, Three to go for NCAA

    Blowouts, buzzer beaters and upsets. If you caught any of last weekend’s conference tournament games then you saw it all...

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