1. New York Red Bulls Should Miss Having Bruce Arena in Charge

    Bruce Arena is referred to by many soccer fans and pundits as the greatest American coach ever. An article on Grantland by Andrew Lewellen is yet another voice affirming that...

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  2. Should the New York Red Bulls Make Mike Petke the New Head Coach?

    It’s unlikely that Mike Petke is the leading candidate for the New York Red Bulls head coaching position. It’s not impossible; he was just named interim head coach with the team not renewing Hans Backe ’s contract...

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  3. NFL Week 10 Picks: Texans to Get Big Road Victory Against Bears

    With power restored after Hurricane Sandy, it’s time to post some picks. The marquee matchup this weekend is the 7-1 Texans against the 7-1 Bears Sunday night in Chicago...

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  4. NFL Week 7 Picks: RG3 Faces Stiff Test against Giants Pass Rush

    Seattle at San Francisco On Thursday on Twitter I picked the 49ers to win the game. Tennessee at Buffalo Matt Hasselbeck wasn ’t slated to be the starter ...

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  5. NFL Week 5 Picks: The Next Chapter in the Tom Brady-Peyton Manning Rivalry

    Week 5 in the NFL and there are some big games on deck. The Saints are still looking for their first win, the Packers and Giants will both be looking to avoid their third loss of ...

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  6. NFL Week 4 Picks: Dallas to Beat Bears on Monday Night Battle of Two-Win Teams

    Real picks for games with real refs. How long until someone complains about a game-changing call the regular refs make? Cleveland (0-3) at Baltimore (2-1) The Ravens pulled ...

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  7. Miami Dolphins Wide Receivers Continue to Hurt the Team

    It’s no secret: the Miami Dolphins need a good wide receiver. More than one would be nice, but right now the team should be happy if they could get one. The observation is nothing new...

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  8. NFL Week 3 Picks: Patriots to Hand Ravens Second Loss in a Row

    Two weeks into the new season and there are already quite a few surprises. Did anyone think the Saints would be 0-2? How did the Cardinals beat the Patriots in Foxborough ? ...

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  9. Philadelphia Phillies Keep Fighting in Win over Mets and in Their Season

    Wednesday night’s 3-2 win over the New York Mets was, for the Philadelphia Phillies , symbolic of the way the 2012 season has gone. It’s been a long season for the Phillies, and part of that reason has been a very quiet offense...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 477 reads 3 comments

  10. NFL Week 2 Picks: Time for the New Orleans Saints to Rebound

    Don’t overreact. Week 1 was the first real action of the 2012 season, obviously. And while we can finally begin to really judge teams and players and get an idea of what trends to look for...

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  11. NFL Week 1 Picks: New York Giants Begin Title Defense

    The beginning of the 2012 NFL season is upon us and the Giants will lead off the season with their title defense...

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  12. Orlando Magic Sign Free-Agent Guard E'Twaun Moore

    The Orlando Magic , according to the Orlando Sentinel , have agreed to sign guard E’Twaun Moore to a two-year deal. In reading that, Moore’s name isn’t one that jumps out of the page at you...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 5,008 reads 36 comments

  13. Jameer Nelson Is Orlando Magic Team Leader, for Better or Worse

    After playing second fiddle to Dwight Howard ever since the two arrived on the Orlando Magic roster as rookies in 2004, Jameer Nelson is finally starring in the lead role for the Orlando Magic—for better or worse...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 1,563 reads 13 comments

  14. Orlando Magic: Would Signing Greg Oden Make Sense?

    While the Orlando Magic traded away a former 7' No. 1 draft pick, there have been rumblings of another former 7' No. 1 draft pick possibly coming to Orlando to play for the Magic...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 260 reads 32 comments

  15. United States Gets Historic Victory Against Mexico and Closes the Perceived Gap

    Mexico blanked the United States in the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup final 5-0. Mexico came from behind in the 2011 Gold Cup final 4-2, which led to U.S. Soccer Federation relieving head coach Bob Bradley...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 204 reads 3 comments

  16. Dwight Howard to Lakers: Looking at the Trade from the Little-Kid Viewpoint

    The majority of people who get involved in sports media start as huge sports fans, usually at a young age. That statement holds true for me as well...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 2,001 reads 21 comments

  17. Dwight Howard Trade: Magic Fail Again at Getting Fair Value for Franchise Player

    Since the start of the new millennium the Orlando Magic have been lucky enough to have, at different times, two franchise players: Tracy McGrady and Dwight Howard ...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 2 years ago 1,326 reads 10 comments

  18. Miami Dolphins Should Pursue Chad Ochocinco

    Chad Ochocinco recorded career lows in receptions (15), yards (276) and touchdowns (one). He never made more than two catches in a game and was eventually fazed out of the offense...

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  19. Oklahoma City Thunder: Are They the Best Team in the NBA?

    There’s still the matter of the NBA Championship, and without a title the Oklahoma City Thunder really haven’t won anything yet...

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  20. MLL: Charlotte Hounds Claim Eric Lusby off Waivers

    The Charlotte Hounds continued to add to their offensive arsenal Wednesday morning when they claimed Loyola attackman and 2012 NCAA men’s lacrosse championship most-outstanding-player Eric Lusby...

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  21. USMNT: Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of the Upset over Portugal

    Ten years ago today, the United State’s men’s national team scored a huge upset, one that would propel the team to where it is today...

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  22. Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo Is MVP of 2012 NBA Playoffs

    Every year in the NBA Playoffs, a new hero rises to the occasion and creates a new path of stardom for himself...

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  23. When Will Kenny Cooper Get a Call-Up to the United States Men's National Team?

    In the Red Bulls 1-1 draw with Chivas USA, it was Kenny Cooper who scored the equalizer. In the team’s first U.S...

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  24. Orlando Magic: Is Mike D'Antoni the Best Fit for the Head Coaching Job?

    The Orlando Magic firing general manager Otis Smith made sense. The team rid itself of a person who made questionable moves regarding the roster and ultimately did not get the job done...

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  25. New York Red Bulls Trade of Juan Agudelo for Heath Pearce Was a Good Move

    Juan Agudelo is currently one of the United States’ most popular and exciting young soccer players. New York Red Bulls fans were excited to call him their own. Their opinions were heard when Hans Backe wouldn’t play him...

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