1. Rafael Nadal: Spaniard Will Cruise to Record 7th French Open Title

    Rafael Nadal enters the 2012 French Open with a career record of 45-1 on the clay at Roland Garros. Don't expect his second loss to come this year. After smoking world No...

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  2. Indy 500 2012: Dario Franchitti's Win Is Tainted

    Dario Franchitti won his third Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, but the win came under caution, making it incredibly anticlimactic. Franchitti sailed across the finish line the way he had in his two previous wins: with the yellow flag waiving...

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  3. French Open 2012 Results: Andy Roddick Will Never Win Another Grand Slam Title

    Andy Roddick bowed out of the 2012 French Open in the first round, losing to the 88th-ranked Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 on Sunday...

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  4. French Open 2012: Why Roger Federer Won't Win

    Roger Federer has won a record 16 Grand Slam titles, but has not found himself atop the podium at a major championship since the 2010 Australian Open...

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  5. 4 Things We've Learned from NFL OTAs so Far

    Most NFL teams began their OTAs this week, and there are already a few major storylines developing. As teams assemble, some squads are missing big pieces, while others already look much improved over last season...

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  6. Eden Hazard: Landing at Manchester United Would Make Belgian a Global Superstar

    Eden Hazard is taking his time figuring out where he's going to play next season, but landing with Manchester United would instantly make the 21-year-old Belgian a global superstar...

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  7. Rafael Nadal: Why Spaniard Will Win Record 7th French Open Title

    Rafael Nadal is tennis' king of clay and he looks poised to win his Open Era record seventh French Open championship. Nadal won last week's Italian Open after falling in the round of 16 at the Madrid Open the previous week...

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  8. Stanley Cup 2012: Los Angeles Kings' Miracle Run Will End with Championship

    A few weeks ago the Los Angeles Kings were in a dogfight just to get into the NHL playoffs, and now they are headed to the Stanley Cup Finals...

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  9. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Jonathan Quick Makes Kings Favorites to Win Cup

    The Los Angeles Kings are heading to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1993 and they can thank Jonathan Quick for that. Because of their stellar 26-year-old goalie, the Kings now look like the favorites to hoist the Cup...

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  10. Why NFL Would Be Smart to Keep New Orleans Saints Bounty Evidence Private

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claims that he expects the evidence in the New Orleans Saints bounty case to become public soon, according to ESPN.com . But it would be in the NFL's best interests to keep that information private...

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  11. 4 Rookies That Must Assume Leadership Roles Right Away

    The 2012 NFL draft was incredibly deep, and in the future we will look back on it as an event that produced a ton of stars...

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  12. Notre Dame Football: Quarterback Competition Will Determine Brian Kelly's Future

    Brian Kelly 's first two seasons at Notre Dame have been a disappointment. The Irish have gone 16-10 and have yet to reach a BCS game, despite high expectations...

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  13. Ohio State Football: Secondary Violations More Bad PR for Buckeyes

    After the Ohio State's football program was hit with a one-year bowl ban, probation and other penalties by the NCAA after the 2012 season, you'd think the Buckeyes would do whatever it took to stay out of the headlines...

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  14. French Open 2012: Latest Odds on Federer, Nadal and More

    The 2012 French Open kicks off on Sunday, and defending champion Rafael Nadal is the favorite to win his third-straight title at Roland Garros. Nadal is currently an overwhelming 5-to-6 favorite, according to LasVegasSportsBetting...

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  15. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Why Pac-Man Will Reinvigorate His Career Against Bradley

    While some are predicting a difficult road for Manny Pacquiao when he faces the undefeated Timothy Bradley on June 9, I think that fight will actually serve to reinvigorate Pacquiao's career...

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  16. Pacers vs. Heat: LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Will Need Monster Games to Win

    The Miami Heat will need both of their active superstars to step up and have monster games if they hope to take a 3-2 lead over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night...

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  17. Peyton Manning and 4 Players We're Most Excited to See Return to Field in 2012

    Peyton Manning is one of a handful of great NFL players who will return after sitting out all or part of the 2011 NFL season...

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  18. Kellen Winslow and 3 Disgruntled Vets Who Will Rebound on New 2012 Rosters

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally had enough of tight end Kellen Winslow's difficult personality, and they shipped him to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a conditional draft pick, according to ESPN...

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  19. Fantasy Football: Early Sleepers Worth Watching

    It's never too early to start preparing for fantasy football. Here is a look some potential sleepers for the 2012 season...

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  20. Breaking Down Early Projections for NFC Playoff Picture

    The 2012 NFL season is rapidly approaching now that free agency and the draft are behind us. With just a summer of preparations and development left until football kicks off in ...

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  21. Comparing Rookie QBs to Their Veteran Counterparts

    Four quarterbacks were taken in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, and all of them have gone to teams with veterans on the depth chart at the position. Here is a look at how those rookie quarterbacks compare to their veteran counterparts...

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  22. 4 NFL Teams That Must Pull the Trigger on Kellen Winslow Trade

    As reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have worked out free-agent Dallas Clark. This is in light of the recent news that current tight end Kellen Winslow ...

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  23. Luck, RGIII and Weeden: 3 NFL Rookies Under the Biggest Spotlight in Camps

    As we move towards NFL training camps, several teams are set to turn their franchises over to rookie quarterbacks. Those players will have their every move dissected and scrutinized as they attempt to earn the trust of their teams...

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  24. Belmont Stakes 2012: Union Rags Will Be I'll Have Another's Top Competition

    I'll Have Another will enter the 2012 Belmont Stakes looking to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. With Bodemeister out of the Belmont, Union Rags will be I'll Have Another's top competition on June 9...

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  25. Belmont Stakes 2012: Long Track Plays to I'll Have Another's Strengths

    I'll Have Another has conquered both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, and now approaches the third leg in the Triple Crown at Belmont, a track ideally suited for his strengths...

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