1. Lakers Rumors: Jodie Meeks and Players LA Must Add to Improve Outside Shooting

    The Los Angeles Lakers have addressed one glaring need by cutting a deal with Steve Nash to shore up their point guard situation, now they badly need to address their other issues...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 12,576 reads 16 comments

  2. Home Run Derby 2012: Giancarlo Stanton's Injury Makes Event Far Less Interesting

    Giancarlo (don't call me Mike) Stanton will miss the 2012 Home Run Derby thanks to arthroscopic knee surgery. As a result, this year's event just got a whole lot less interesting. I love watching Stanton hit baseballs...

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  3. MLB All-Star Rosters 2012: Bryce Harper and Mike Trout Make Game Exciting Again

    The MLB All-Star Game has some sizzle to it this year, as rookies Mike Trout and Bryce Harper will both represent their respective leagues...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 6,594 reads 6 comments

  4. LPGA US Open 2012: Na Yeon Choi's Dominance Is Sign of Major Things to Come

    Na Yeon Choi took command of the U.S. Women's Open on Saturday by shooting a blistering seven-under 65. That score tied the lowest ever in the third round of the Women's Open. It also served notice that Choi has arrived...

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  5. Donaire vs. Mathebula: Easy Win Proves Donaire Is World's Top Super Bantamweight

    Nonito Donaire once again showed why he is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world Saturday night. The man known as The Filipino Flash, dominated a tough Jeffrey Mathebula for 12 rounds earning a unanimous decision win ...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 2,041 reads 10 comments

  6. NBA Free-Agent Rumors: Boston Celtics Reportedly Interested in Marcus Camby

    The Boston Celtics are going to look like a different team next season, and it appears that facelift may be more drastic than it originally appeared...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 13,315 reads 63 comments

  7. Wimbledon 2012: Analyzing Impact Finals Win Would Have on Federer and Murray

    Andy Murray and Roger Federer are both aiming to make history in Sunday's men's final at Wimbledon. The stakes are high for both players, and a win would be huge for either...

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  8. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Gunners Must Add Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris

    While the world discusses star Robin van Persie's decision to not extend his contract at Arsenal , the Gunners are wisely looking at a way to shore up their goalkeeping situation...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 2,313 reads 20 comments

  9. NFL: Under-the-Radar Rookies Ready to Make Huge Impact

    We all know about guys like Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson and we expect each of them to make a big impact on the NFL in 2012. But they aren't the only rookies who are on the verge of big things this year...

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  10. Eric Wright's DUI Arrest Proves He Wasn't Worth Risk Buccaneers Took on Him

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took a $37.5 million gamble on cornerback Eric Wright this offseason, and he's already proving himself not worthy of that risk...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 1,980 reads 12 comments

  11. NFLPA Files Suit Against League over Bounty Player Suspensions

    The NFL Players Association has filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita after commissioner Roger Goodell rejected their appeals ...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 8,451 reads 47 comments

  12. NFL Sends Strong Message Rejecting Saints' Bounty Appeals

    Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a strong message on Tuesday: putting bounties on other players will not be tolerated in the NFL under his watch...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 367 reads 3 comments

  13. Kobayashi: Hot Dog Eating Contest Not the Same Without Former Champion

    Takeru Kobayashi was long considered the world's greatest competitive eater, until he lost to Joey Chestnut at the Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2007. He last competed in 2009, and a contract dispute has kept him out of the last two events..

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  14. Breaking Down the NFL's Biggest Position Battles

    Several NFL teams have some big-time decisions to make in training camp this year. There are lots of undecided position battles going on around the league, and they could have a huge effect on the league...

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  15. Coaches Who Must Win to Save Their Jobs

    The NFL 's landscape is currently littered with coaches who could be on their last legs. Several guys were retained at the end of last season against all odds and need their teams to win this year if they hope to keep their jobs...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 2,905 reads 17 comments

  16. Ryan Tannehill: Miami Dolphins Make Smart Choice to Bench Rookie QB

    The Miami Dolphins have decided to leave rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill on the bench for the foreseeable future, and that is absolutely the right decision for the franchise...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 4,374 reads 22 comments

  17. Wimbledon 2012: Latest Info from All England Club

    It was a busy day as the second week of Wimbledon opened up on Monday. One former champion went home, while several others moved on to the quarterfinals...

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  18. Is Jared Allen or DeMarcus Ware More Likely to Net a 25-Sack Season?

    DeMarcus Ware and Jared Allen have both claimed that the other could rack up 25 sacks in a single season. While it's nice that the two apparently admire one another, one of them is much more well-positioned to get to 25 sacks...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 683 reads 1 comments

  19. Aldon Smith and the NFL's Most Troubled Young Talents

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was stabbed twice this weekend while trying to break up a fight at a house party...

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  20. Chicago Bears: Breaking Down Matt Forte's Worth

    The Chicago Bears and running back Matt Forte have been at an impasse over a long-term contract for more than a year now...

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  21. Tour De France 2012: Cadel Evans Will Defend Title

    Australia's Cadel Evans proved that he could actually win the Tour de France in 2011, after finishing in 30th and 26th at the 2009 and 2010 Tours respectively...

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  22. Spain vs. Italy Live: Instant Analysis of 2012 Euro Final

    Italy and Spain are ready to face off in the finals of Euro 2012 . So far, the two traditional powerhouses have run through the tournament undefeated. UPDATE: Sunday, July 1, 4:38 p...

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  23. NBA Free-Agency Rumors: Players Who Will Be Overpaid on Open Market

    The NBA 's free-agency period has started, and, as usual, some ridiculous offers are being made around the league. The following is a list of three players who are already generating a ton of interest and will definitely be overpaid on the open market...

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  24. NBA Trade Rumors: Orlando Magic Must End Dwight Howard Drama

    Dwight Howard has changed his mind again. The All-Star center has now reversed course, telling the Orlando Magic he wants to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets ( via ESPN )...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 2,722 reads 12 comments

  25. NBA Rumors: Portland Trail Blazers Reportedly Offer Roy Hibbert Max Contract

    UPDATE: Sunday, July 1, 1:15 p.m., Ryan Phillips ESPN's Marc Stein is now reporting that the Trail Blazers will sign Hibbert to a max offer sheet on July 11...

    Ryan Phillips Written by Ryan Phillips about 2 years ago 21,073 reads 168 comments