1. Why We Should Be Rooting Against an NFL Franchise in Los Angeles

    Commissioner Roger Goodell and the rest of the league's owners seem hell-bent on putting an NFL franchise in Los Angeles as soon as possible. But fans outside of the City of Angels should be rooting against a franchise landing there...

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  2. 10 NFL 1-on-1 Matchups We Can't Wait to See in 2012

    As the days tick off the calendar and we head into the middle of the summer, the anticipation for the 2012 NFL season is heating up with the weather...

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  3. What Do We Ultimately Hope to Learn in NFL Minicamps?

    Most NFL fans are aware that minicamps just wrapped up around the league, but that doesn't mean they know what to look for in the performances from their favorite teams...

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  4. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley: Awful Decision Must Lead to Scoring Changes

    After Manny Pacquiao was absolutely robbed in a split decision loss to Timothy Bradley last weekend, the Nevada State Athletic Commission needs to reexamine the way it scores boxing matches...

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  5. 3 Things We Should Expect from Chad Ochocinco on HBO's Hard Knocks

    Chad Ochocinco signed a deal (via NY Daily News) with the Miami Dolphins just days after being cut by the New England Patriots ...

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  6. Philadelphia Eagles: Michael Vick's Super Bowl Decree Will Doom Team

    Michael Vick took to Twitter on Tuesday and posted a not-so-subtle message: "Super Bowl." This is the last thing the Philadelphia Eagles need and this kind of attention and ...

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  7. Maurice Jones-Drew: Why Holding Out Would Be Right Move

    Maurice Jones-Drew is without a doubt one of the NFL 's best running backs, and he wants a new deal. But Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Gene Smith has said the team will not meet Jones-Drew's contract demands...

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  8. Will Chad Ochocinco Revive His Career in Miami?

    The Miami Dolphins have signed veteran receiver Chad Ochocinco to a one-year contract. While it is a low-risk deal for the Dolphins, I just can't see Ochocinco adding much to the roster or turning his career around in Miami...

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  9. 7 NFL Defensive Players Destined for Breakout Seasons

    The 2012 NFL season is getting closer by the day, and there is a ton of defensive talent just waiting to break out...

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  10. Ranking Rob Gronkowski and the Best Tight Ends in the NFL

    The New England Patriots just invested six years and $54 million in tight end Rob Gronkowski, making him the highest-paid player at his position in the NFL ...

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  11. 3 Reasons Miami Dolphins Should Stay Away from Chad Ochocinco

    The Miami Dolphins had Chad Ochocinco in for a workout on Monday but didn't offer him a contract. Still, the Dolphins were interested enough in him to bring him in for a tryout...

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  12. Statistical Projections for the NFL's Star-Crossed Class of Rookie QBs

    The 2012 NFL draft saw four quarterbacks taken in the first round. Those four signal-callers all have different backgrounds and will be entering vastly different situations as rookies during the 2012 NFL season...

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  13. Courting Chad Ochocinco Merely Latest Publicity Stunt by Dolphins' Ownership

    The Miami Dolphins are planning to work out receiver Chad Ochocinco next week, as they would like to add a veteran receiver. After his an awful season in 2011, the only reason Miami would add Ochocinco would be as a publicity stunt...

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  14. Jay Cutler's Comments Will Further Damage Bears' Relationship with Matt Forte

    Jay Cutler probably just should have kept his mouth shut when asked about Matt Forte's holdout. Instead the Chicago Bears quarterback claimed he thought Forte would sign his franchise tender and be in training camp...

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  15. Tiger Woods: Latest Odds and Predictions to Win Open Crown

    After winning the Memorial in dramatic fashion last weekend, Tiger Woods has vaulted to favorite-status at this week's 2012 U.S. Open...

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  16. Belmont Stakes 2012 Results: Union Rags Justifies Reputation as a Top Horse

    Union Rags came from behind to edge Paynter at the wire of the 2012 Belmont Stakes and by doing so, he justified his reputation as one of the year's best horses...

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  17. C.J. Ross Boxing Judge: Awful Decision Means Ross Should Be Banned

    Saturday night's horrendous split-decision victory for Timothy Bradley over Manny Pacquiao has fans and experts of boxing clamoring for an explanation...

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  18. Ireland vs. Croatia: Impact Players Who Will Decide Outcome

    When Ireland and Croatia take the field to open their Euro 2012 campaigns on Sunday, there are several key players who will decide the outcome of the match. Here is a look at the impact players for both sides and how they will affect the game...

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  19. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Disgraceful Decision Will Kill the Sport of Boxing

    It was an absolute travesty. That's the only way to describe Saturday night's result that gave Timothy Bradley a split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao . From the start of the fight, Pacquiao dominated...

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  20. Pacquiao vs. Bradley Results: Winner, Twitter Reaction, Recap and Analysis

    In what I can honestly say was the worst scoring I have ever seen in my time as a boxing analyst, Timothy Bradley was awarded a split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas...

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  21. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley: What Desert Storm Must Do to Beat Pac-Man

    Timothy Bradley will be facing the toughest challenge of his life on June 9 when he steps into the ring with boxing's pound-for-pound king, Manny Pacquiao...

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  22. Pacquiao vs. Bradley Odds: Smart Bets for Every Matchup

    On Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley will step into the ring and do battle. The four fights on the card should all prove entertaining, but there are definitely smart bets to make...

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  23. French Open 2012: Why Roger Federer Won't Take Home the Title This Year

    Roger Federer has reached the semifinals of the French Open for the seventh time in eight years, but unlike 2009 when he won the tournament, the Swiss star won't take home the title this time around...

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  24. Belmont Stakes 2012 Odds: Best Bets for Your Money

    The 144th running of the Belmont Stakes is Saturday, and with I'll Have Another looking to win the first Triple Crown in 34 years and currently sitting as a 4-5 favorite, there are plenty of good betting opportunities available...

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  25. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Why Beating Bradley Won't Lead to Bout with Money

    Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have been talking about fighting each other for years now. No matter what happens when Pacquiao faces Timothy Bradley on June 9, a matchup with Mayweather won't be any closer to actually happening...

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