1. NFL: Why the End of the Ref Lockout Should Still Scare the Hell out of You

    It happened the instant M.D. Jennings’ cleats struck turf. Before Packer Nation could howl, or Golden Tate shrug, or Aaron Rodgers blinker, or Commissioner Goodell shudder...

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  2. How USA Tennis Can Lie, Cheat and Steal Back Popularity

    Fizzing balls, molasses grass, catgut gone synthetic. Yadda yadda yadda - American male tennis domination fading alongside boy bands. For a more thorough post mortem, see JA Allen’s expose...

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  3. Tennis: 10 Most Intimidating Faces in the Players' Box

    How do you transform a lovely woman into a leering gargoyle? Break her son’s serve in the fourth set of a Majors’ final...

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  4. Andy Murray's Pilgrimage and the 10 Wildest Destinations for Fall Tennis

    Some may disguise their grief behind Tebow bodypaint or pull low their cheeseheads to hide the tears. Others will forget their sorrow in that flask of zinfandel during the seventh inning stretch...

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  5. Top 10 Style Icons of Men's Tennis

    Brooklyn Decker, meet a nude Boris Becker. Catsuit? Try cutoffs. Or race Roger Federer 's Benz in Bjorn Borg car wrap...

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  6. How Serena Williams Made Women's Tennis the Hottest Sport You Always Knew

    Let the men’s game bask. It’s a Golden Era, swaying comfortably between elder statesmen and their heirs apparent. Andy Murray , Novak Djokovic , Roger Federer —kings without cabbages...

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  7. How NBA Fans Will Wake Up from LeBron James and the Dream Team

    After odd bench fellows LeBron James , Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant dumptrucked Team USA to Olympic gold, its tempting for NBA fans to forget that loyalties, boundaries and discord still loom somewhere over the rainbow...

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  8. Olympics 2012: Where Were the Rings at the Men's Gymnastics Final?

    A British knight's tale, a Japanese "superman" with Keith Richards bangs and a hell on horseback for Team USA. The men's gymnastics team final smoldered with drama and style...

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  9. Michael Phelps: Swimmer Frosts Ryan Seacrest in Latest Olympic Interview

    Cold even as the torch burned bright, Michael Phelps ' interview with Ryan Seacrest—played during NBC's coverage of Friday's opening ceremony—chilled like London fog...

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