1. NFL Week Four picks

    Last week on my blog, Shore Thing Sports, I began a weekly NFL picks segment. For the weekend, I went 12-4, including picking the Detroit Lions to win their first game since 2007...

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  2. Orlando Magic: What Will Become of J.J. Redick?

    Think back to 2006. J.J. Redick was a captain of a highly ranked Duke team, set an NCAA record for most three-pointers made, broke Duke's career scoring record, and became the all-time ACC points ...

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  3. The Orlando Magic's Whirlwind Offseason Could Mean An NBA Title

    Do you recognize the prospective 2009-10 Orlando Magic, following their first NBA Finals appearance since the 1994-95 season? After losing the championship to the Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando has tinkered with their roster quite a bit...

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  4. The MLS Hopes David Beckham's Finally Gassed for His U.S. Tour

    Tomorrow evening, David Beckham returns to the MLS when his Los Angeles Galaxy travel to New Jersey to play Red Bull New York...

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  5. What the Unites States Learned During the Confederations Cup

    The FIFA Confederations Cup was meant to be a warm-up for next summer’s World Cup. The competition, the venue, and the team that was sent was all put together to allow for select ...

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  6. United States Overcomes the Odds to Advance to Confederations Cup Semis

    It's unbelievable what just happened. The United States had the odds stacked against them today. Advancing to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup was such a huge improbability that all ...

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  7. United States Gives Encouraging Effort Despite the Final Score

    It's a shame. Non-soccer fans in the States, and American critics, will look at the 3-1 loss to Italy in the opening match of the Confederation Cup and view it as a major setback. They will think that the U...

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  8. Giuseppe Rossi: One That Got Away

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  9. A Look at The United States Confederations Cup Roster

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  10. Undisciplined Play Caused United States' Loss Against Costa Rica

    The United States men’s national soccer team is still a long way from being as good as they can be. Wednesday night’s 3-1 drubbing at the hands of Costa Rica proved that. Last night’s game showed the U...

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  11. Carlos Ruiz's Performance Gives Philadelphia Phillies Flexibility

    Carlos Ruiz’s career stats aren’t that impressive—he’s hit 15 home runs and is batting only .249...

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  12. The NBA: Where Sportsmanship Doesn't Happen

    Sportsmanship. It’s something every athlete learns at an early age. Every competitor is told to be gracious in victory or defeat. Sure it isn’t a perfect world, and sometimes you don’t display as much sportsmanship as you should...

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  13. Lakers or Magic: Who Will Shaq Be Rooting For in The NBA Finals?

    After 82 regular season games and three playoff rounds, the 2009 NBA Finals matchup is set. The Los Angeles Lakers will face off against the Orlando Magic. This series brings a ton of questions to the table...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 5 years ago 559 reads 2 comments

  14. Syracuse Comes from Behind to Win Lacrosse Championship

    With 30 seconds left in the game and Cornell—holding on to the lead—with possession of the ball, it looked like Syracuse’s bid for back to back NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse championships would be denied...

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  15. The Importance of Fan Voting in The MLS All-Star Game

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  16. Raul Ibanez Making Phillies Fans Forget About Pat Burrell

    When the Phillies signed outfielder Raul Ibanez in December, Phillies fans questioned the decision. Ibanez never received much publicity playing for a bad Seattle Mariners team on the West Coast, so to the common fan he was an unfamiliar face and name...

    Phil Shore Written by Phil Shore about 5 years ago 239 reads 2 comments

  17. New York Red Bulls Play Houston Dynamo for a Tie

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  18. Goldent Ticket: Why The Nuggets Can Win It All

    The Denver Nuggets are the hottest team in the NBA playoffs right now. They aren’t the flavor of the month though; this squad has everything it takes to be a legitimate championship contender...

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  19. Good to Be a Dolphin Again: What Taylor's Return Means to Miami

    Bill Parcells and Jeff Ireland have pulled off another coup, and this time, it isn’t with an undiscovered player. It’s with a potential, and former, face of the franchise...

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  20. Time for Take Off

    No Yao. No T-Mac. Rafer Alston was traded long ago. And as good as Ron Artest has been with the Rockets, he’s been ejected from two of the three games in the Rocket’s series with the Lakers, both Houston losses...

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