1. Michigan's Fab Five: What If Chris Webber Doesn't Call Timeout?

    In the most recent issue of Sports Illustrated , there is an article that presents an interesting alternate universe...

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  2. NFL Lockout Preparation: A Fan's Handbook for Survival

    The NFLPA has issued a 64-page handbook to players that helps them prepare for a potential lockout. Today, the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement appear to have taken a bad turn...

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  3. NFL Labor: George Cohen and David Doty Owed Thank-You Notes If New CBA Gets Done

    Just two weeks ago, the NFL and NFLPA wouldn't even talk to each other without storming out of the room. Both sides wanted everything, but only one side could have it...

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  4. NFL Draft 2011: Should Chicago Bears Pick LB to Replace Brian Urlacher?

    No, I have not subconsciously tricked myself into thinking that Brian Urlacher retired. I know he had a great season last year, picking up 125 combined tackles and four sacks...

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  5. NFL Scouting Combine Surprise: Abilene Christian's Edmund Gates

    When watching the NFL Scouting Combine you may have a tendency to devote your attention to big names like Cam Newton and A.J. Green...

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  6. UConn Coach Jim Calhoun: What His Punishment Says About NCAA's Priorities

    On Tuesday, UConn head basketball coach Jim Calhoun was suspended for the first three games of next year's Big East schedule for, basically, failing to provide an atmosphere in which the basketball program's recent recruiting violations did not occur...

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  7. San Antonio Spurs vs. Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose, Bulls Try to Prove Themselves

    Before the game, Derrick Rose and Tom Thibodeau were asked if tonight's game against the Spurs could be seen as a statement game. Rose said yes; Thibodeau, no. If the Bulls win, a statement will be made...

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  8. NFL Labor Negotiations Take Ugly Turn as Owners Walk Out

    If a task is too difficult, the right thing to do is to just walk away and quit. According to ESPN, that seems to be the mentality that NFL owners practiced Wednesday when they walked out of a negotiations meeting in Washington ...

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  9. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers: A Look Back at Super Bowl History

    At Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers will participate in Super Bowl XLV already trenched in winning traditions. Between them, they have won nine Super Bowls and 18 NFL titles...

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  10. Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers Survive Scare in Chicago, Will Beat Steelers

    The Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the Green Bay Packers. The Terrible Towel vs. the Cheeseheads. The City of Champions vs. Titletown...

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  11. Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears: A Look Back at the NFL's Oldest Rivalry

    I don't know about you, but I'm glad ESPN decided to bring back Frank Gifford for its Monday Night Football broadcasts. Over the past two years, before Hank Williams Jr...

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  12. NFL Playoff Recap and Preview: Bears Blow Out Seahawks, Will Beat Packers

    Many experts will tell you that the Chicago Bears' 35-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks was due mostly to Jay Cutler and the passing game. They may also mention Mike Martz finding a way to utilize Greg Olsen in the passing game...

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  13. NFL Divisional Round Preview: Can Ravens, Packers, Jets Avenge Losses?

    Each Divisional Round matchup this weekend will serve as a rematch of at least one regular season game. The two AFC matchups are rubber matches, as each team beat the other once...

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  14. Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears: NFL Divisional Round Preview

    Seattle performed admirably on their home turf on Saturday in knocking off the defending Super Bowl champion Saints 41-36. Now the Seahawks need to prove themselves on the road, as they face the Chicago Bears...

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  15. Minnesota Wild and Gophers Should Pay for Roof on Vikings' New Stadium

    There was a time when the Astrodome in Houston was looked at in the same light as Cowboys Stadium is seen nowadays. A modern marvel, sparking a trend that other cities followed...

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  16. Ron Rivera: Carolina Panthers Hire Chargers Defensive Coordinator as Head Coach

    According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Carolina Panthers have hired San Diego defensive coordinator Ron Rivera to be John Fox's successor as head coach. Last season, Rivera led a Chargers defense that ranked No...

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  17. Philadelphia Eagles Likely to Keep Michael Vick: Where Should Kevin Kolb Go?

    In his exit interview with the Philadelphia Eagles, Kevin Kolb said he would like to be traded if the Eagles keep Michael Vick as the starter...

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  18. Cam Newton, Auburn Win BCS Championship Over Oregon With Help of Defense

    It's an old saying that champions are not always great, but only great when they have to be. That proved to be true for Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton as he tried to lead Auburn to its first national championship since 1957...

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  19. NFL Playoffs Recap: Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens Dominate Kansas City Chiefs

    For the most part, the Ravens did what I expected them to do in Kansas City against the Chiefs. By beating the Chiefs 30-7, they orchestrated what has become a recent theme: Domination of a playoff team on its home turf...

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  20. NFL Playoffs Recap: Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets Perform Admirably in Victory

    If someone told me one of my Saturday playoff predictions would be wrong, I would not have guessed that the Seahawks would be the one to prove me wrong...

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  21. NFL Playoffs Recap: Green Bay Packers Beat Philadelphia Eagles in a Nailbiter

    Once again, Packer fans, the aspirin and Prilosec OTC are on me. Once again, Green Bay comes up with a critical defensive play to beat the Eagles in Philadelphia...

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  22. NFL Wild Card Preview: New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks

    If home-field advantage in this year's Wild Card Weekend were determined solely by the competing teams' records, the home venues would be the exact opposite of what they are under the current system...

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  23. NBA Contraction Rumors: Indiana-Detroit Palacebrawlers, Other Co-op Ideas

    There has been some talk lately about the NBA looking into contracting some teams to save some lost money...

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  24. LeBron James, Pete Carroll and Ohio State: 3 Villains Who Recently Found Success

    "Should I accept my role as a villain?" (LeBron James, Nike ad "LeBron Rise.") There are times in sports when an athlete, a coach, a team or some other source of inspiration puts on a performance that we consider heroic...

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  25. Tony Sparano a Good Fit for Tim Tebow, Denver Broncos

    Football has many types of seasons throughout the year. The next three months will serve as draft season, the time of year where speculation rages on about which college players will be drafted in which round and by which team...

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