1. Floyd Mayweather: Bout with Pacquiao Must Happen After Jail Sentence

    If there was ever a time boxing needed Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to step into a ring together, it's right now. While Mayweather sits in a jail cell serving out the rest of his 87-day sentence, the boxing world is in flux...

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  2. NBA Trade Rumors: Bulls Reportedly Shopping Richard Hamilton

    The Chicago Bulls are in the process of making a move that would ship Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks and bring back Kirk Hinrich...

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  3. NBA Free Agents 2012: Adding Jeremy Lin Would Be Huge for Houston Rockets

    Late Saturday night, word began to circulate that the New York Knicks had worked out a deal to acquire point guard Raymond Felton from the Portland Trail Blazers through a sign-and-trade agreement...

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  4. ESPY Awards 2012 Winners: Christian Watford Deservingly Wins Top Play

    Indiana University forward Christian Watford won the ESPY for Play of the Year Wednesday night. While he was up against several worthy contenders, Watford's buzzer-beater to beat Kentucky deserved the award...

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  5. Tour De France 2012: Bradley Wiggins Continues Dominance of This Year's Event

    British rider Bradley Wiggins continued his dominance of this year's Tour de France on Thursday, extending his lead to more than two minutes and leaving defending champion Cadel Evans in the dust on the final climb of the day...

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  6. NBA Rumors: Charlotte Bobcats Would Be Foolish to Grab Ramon Sessions

    According to Yahoo!'s Mark Spears, the Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of finalizing a deal with free agent point guard Ramon Sessions . While Sessions is a decent player, the Bobcats would be smart to avoid adding him to the roster...

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  7. NBA Free Agency 2012: Minnesota Wise to Amnesty Milicic to Make Room for Batum

    ESPN's Ric Bucher is reporting that the Minnesota Timberwolves plan to amnesty Darko Milicic to make room under the salary cap to sign restricted free agent Nicolas Batum to an offer sheet...

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  8. 5 Hard-Hitting Contenders for NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award

    While the NFL has become a passing-driven offensive-minded league, there may be more defensive talent in it than ever before. In fact, 2011's race for Defensive Player of the Year honors was one of the best battles in recent memory...

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  9. Ryan Tannehill and Rookie of the Year Candidates Who Will Be Next Andy Dalton

    Last year, everyone knew who Cam Newton was, but Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton flew under the radar. While Newton put up great numbers, Dalton was solid and led his team to a shocking playoff berth...

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  10. Knicks Rumors: Jeremy Lin Foolish to Be Upset with Team

    According to Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News , Jeremy Lin is not exactly thrilled with the New York Knicks right now...

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  11. Dwight Howard Rumors: Brooklyn Nets Smart to Let Deal Die

    After nearly two years of trying to land Dwight Howard , the Brooklyn Nets have finally given up the chase. ESPN's Ric Bucher is reporting that the Nets have ended talks with the Orlando Magic that could have resulted in Howard heading north...

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  12. NFL Supplemental Draft 2012 Prospects: Josh Gordon Is Top Prize Available

    Most of you have probably never heard of Josh Gordon, but don't worry, almost no one had ever heard of the former Baylor wide receiver before a few weeks ago...

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  13. Calvin Johnson and Fantasy Stars You Must Consider Taking No. 1 Overall

    There is always a debate around this time of year concerning who the top fantasy football player will be. As that debate heats up, you need to start paying attention to the latest ...

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  14. Victor Cruz and Other NFL Stars Who Must Repeat Last Season's Success

    In 2011, several NFL players had surprising breakout seasons that catapulted them to stardom. But in the NFL, things can change in an instant, and one great season doesn't ensure long-term success...

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  15. NCAA Football 13: Dynasty Mode Is Still the Best Thing in Sports Video Games

    EA Sports' NCAA Football 13 was released Tuesday and, as usual, the game is a must-buy for college football fans. While other elements of the game are enjoyable, NCAA Football's Dynasty Mode is still the best thing in all of sports video games...

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  16. ESPN Body Issue 2012: Incredible Photography Makes This Year's Issue Special

    ESPN The Magazine 's 2012 Body Issue will hit newsstands Friday, but photos have already hit the Internet ...

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  17. London 2012: Alex Morgan Will Be Breakout Star of Summer Games

    The US Women's soccer team fell in the World Cup final to Japan, but several of the team's stars became household names...

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  18. Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen: Sonnen's Loss Proves He Isn't in Silva's League

    Chael Sonnen talked a lot about Anderson Silva in the buildup to their rematch Saturday, but in the end his loss proved that the mouthy middleweight isn't in Silva's league as a fighter...

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  19. Stock Up, Stock Down for NFL Players Switching Positions in 2012

    The 2012 season is almost upon us, and as we approach training camp, several big-name NFL players are switching positions. A position switch can either work well or be disastrous to the career of a football player...

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  20. Breaking Down the Multi-Threat Players in Fantasy Football

    One of the most valuable commodities in fantasy football are players who can earn yards and touchdowns in multiple ways. In fact, players like that are worth their weight in gold...

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  21. Silva vs. Sonnen 2: Spider's Win Proves He Is the World's Best Fighter

    Anderson Silva came out on top again Saturday night, earning a TKO victory over nemesis Chael Sonnen for his 16th straight win. The triumph proved, once again, that Silva is the world's best pound-for-pound fighter...

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  22. NFL: Power Ranking the Best Candidates for 2012 Defensive Rookie of the Year

    The 2012 NFL Draft was absolutely loaded with talent. It was one of the deepest drafts the league has seen in years, and a lot of the top players came on the defensive side of the ball...

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  23. Power Ranking NFL's Best Candidates for 2012 Offensive Rookie of the Year

    The 2012 NFL draft was absolutely loaded with talent. It was one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, and the first five picks were all offensive players...

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  24. 3 Bounceback NFL Teams That Will Return to the Postseason in 2012

    Several NFL teams with high expectations missed the playoffs last season, and they will be looking to bounce back in 2012. A few teams that had disappointing seasons in 2011 went out and did great work this offseason to bolster their rosters...

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  25. Mike Wallace and Ugly Contract Talks That Will Have Major Impact on 2012 Season

    Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is seeking a long-term contract after reaching his first Pro Bowl last season, but those negotiations have gone nowhere. The 25-year-old wants to get paid, and the Steelers are balking at his requests...

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