1. Ronda Rousey Body Issue: Publicity is Positive Sign For Future of Women's MMA

    “I didn’t know MMA was for women, too.” It’s a popular sentiment I’ve heard over the years, but it appears as if the landscape is beginning to shift...

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  2. ESPN Body Issue 2012: Athletes Who Must Appear in 2013 Issue

    ESPN: The Magazine’s annual Body Issue is set to be released later this week, and already I’m counting down until the 2013 edition is finished...

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  3. NBA Rumors: Nuggets Must Re-Sign JaVale McGee to Contend in Western Conference

    The Denver Nuggets need someone to get them over the hump. Sure, they have made the playoffs in nine consecutive seasons, but all but one of those has ended after the first round...

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  4. NBA Rumors: Veteran Leader Grant Hill Would Be Just What OKC Thunder Need

    Free agent Grant Hill is looking to win a championship and nothing else matters. How else would one interpret his feelings after hearing the three-team list of destinations he would like to play for (via NBA ...

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  5. Home Run Derby 2012: Unique Quirks to Improve Flat Exhibition Event

    Let’s face it… MLB ’s Home Run Derby needs a facelift. The event has turned into an opportunity to rip ESPN’s Chris Berman, watch countless pitches fouled off and boo a player who overlooked a hometown guy...

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  6. MLB All Star Game 2012 Results: Score, Twitter Reaction, Recap and Analysis

    The National League jumped out to a giant lead early, and never looked back in their convincing 8-0 win over the American League at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City for their third straight All-Star Game win...

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  7. Novak Djokovic: Loss of Energy and Focus the Main Culprit for Recent Woes

    The last few months have confirmed to the tennis world that Novak Djokovic is, in fact, a human being. After dropping his second-straight Grand Slam event to the aging Roger ...

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  8. ESPY Awards 2012 Nominees: Anthony Davis Deserves Best Male College Athlete

    There is no question Anthony Davis is the best candidate to win the 2012 ESPY for Best Male Collegiate Athlete ...

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  9. ESPY Awards 2012: Power Ranking Nominees for Best Championship Performance

    Arguably the most important ESPY category, winning the award for Best Championship Performance solidifies your ability to come through in the clutch. For some on the list ( LeBron James ) this means everything...

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  10. Lou Williams to Hawks: Analysis, Grade and Twitter Reaction

    The Atlanta Hawks upgraded their backcourt in a big way on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst , the Hawks have signed free-agent guard Lou Williams to a multiyear ...

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  11. Home Run Derby 2012: Ranking the Worst Performances of This Year's Contest

    The Home Run Derby was filled with deep blasts that reached the water at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City Monday night, but it was also filled with more than a few embarrassing performances...

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  12. Home Run Derby 2012: Prince Fielder Defeats Jose Bautista to Win Derby Crown

    Back, back, back…and it’s Prince Fielder who fended off Jose Bautista to win the 2012 MLB Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Fielder crushed 12 home runs in the finals, giving him 28 for the entire competition...

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  13. ESPY Awards 2012 Nominees: Kentucky Wildcats Deserve Best Team Honors

    The past year has provided sports fans with a ton of memorable teams, but only one of them stands out among the rest...

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  14. Marcus Camby to NY Knicks: Trade Analysis, Grade and Twitter Reaction

    After a decade-long absence, Marcus Camby is returning to Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks...

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  15. ESPN Body Issue 2012: Athletes Who Deserve Cover over Knicks' Tyson Chandler

    Surprising details have emerged on the athletes who have shed their clothing for ESPN the Magazine’s infamous Body Issue set to be released on July 13...

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  16. Hope Solo Given Public Warning by USADA for Positive Drug Test

    The U.S. national women’s soccer team was given some surprising news on Monday. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has issued goalkeeper Hope Solo a public warning after testing ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about almost 4 years ago 15,014 reads 23 comments

  17. 2012 Home Run Derby Predictions: Candidates with No Shot of Winning Tonight

    It takes a special kind of talent to win the Home Run Derby. Sure you need to have plenty of strength, but more importantly you need to have consistency and endurance. It’s a marathon not a sprint...

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  18. Yankees Reportedly Force Reggie Jackson Away from Team for A-Rod Comments

    The New York Yankees are angry with Reggie Jackson. The MVP of the 1977 World Series has been ultra-critical of Alex Rodriguez and others recently, and has now been told to ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about almost 4 years ago 2,469 reads 3 comments

  19. Silva vs. Sonnen: Expect Anderson Silva to Breeze to Victory in One-Sided Match

    The most anticipated UFC fight of 2012 will fail to live up to its lofty expectations. On Saturday, when Anderson Silva (31-4) takes on Chael Sonnen (27-11-1) at UFC 148 for ...

    Eric Ball Written by Eric Ball about almost 4 years ago 2,999 reads 2 comments

  20. NBA Free Agency Rumors: Marcus Camby Would Be Perfect Fit for Miami Heat

    The Miami Heat have to upgrade their depth at center. Joel Anthony and Udonis Haslem aren't going to cut it. With the team on a strict budget, the options are limited...

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  21. Wimbledon Tennis 2012 Finals: Experienced Roger Federer Will Drop Andy Murray

    Andy Murray has never been here before. In fact, no British man has since 1938. When Murray enters the All England Club for the finals of Wimbledon against Roger Federer on ...

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  22. Joe Paterno's Legacy Expected to Come Under Fire Upon Abuse Report Release

    Jerry Sandusky may be behind bars, but the Penn State story is still far from over. A report compiled by Freeh Group International Solutions is expected to be released as early as next week, with new details expected to emerge according to ESPN...

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  23. Home Run Derby 2012: Why Consistency is More Important Than Power in Derby

    Remember the epic performance by Josh Hamilton at the new Yankee Stadium back in 2008? That was the year Hamilton smashed 28 home runs before collecting 10 outs in the first round...

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  24. Wimbledon 2012 Schedule: Women's Finals TV Coverage, Preview and Bracket Guide

    The year 2010 was a long time ago. That was the last time Serena Williams won a Grand Slam event, which just so happened to be at Wimbledon...

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  25. Ray Allen Leaves Miami Without Accepting Heat's Offer

    UPDATE: Friday, July 6 at 10:16 p.m. ET by Austin Green Ray Allen has reportedly agreed to sign with the Miami Heat, according to Heat owner Micky Arison via Twitter: Its 2:30am in London and I was just woken up with great news...

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