1. 2011 NBA Finals: Can Miami Recover After Blowing Game 2?

    Up 15 points with seven-plus minutes to play after a Dwyane Wade three-pointer, the Miami Heat looked well on their way to a 2-0 series lead and being a near-lock for the 2011 NBA title...

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  2. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas' Depth or Miami's Mega-Stars?

    Both the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks have rolled through the playoffs, losing just three games and never once facing a deciding Game 7...

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  3. Jose Reyes: Is the Mets' Shortstop Worth Carl Crawford Money?

    Is Jose Reyes worth Carl Crawford money? Well, that depends who you ask. If you ask Mets owner Fred Wilpon, he'd say no. "He thinks he's going to get Carl Crawford money," Wilpon said...

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  4. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Three Duos the Cavaliers Would Love to Draft

    The Cleveland Cavaliers must wish it was 2003. If they had two of the top four picks in that draft, they would have taken LeBron James and either Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh, both of whom recently teamed up with James in Miami...

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  5. New York Yankees: State of the Team at the 2011 Season's Quarter Mark

    The Yankees have had an eventful weekend, and not for good reasons. In addition to being swept by the hated Boston Red Sox to fall two games behind Tampa Bay and stay just ...

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  6. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Who Will Represent the Eastern Conference?

    With Chicago's decisive Game 6 victory over Atlanta last night, the Eastern Conference Finals are now set...

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  7. NFL Lockout: Do Some Players Hate Their Jobs as Professional Athletes?

    It seems blasphemous to consider that people who get paid millions of dollars to play a kid's game ( and $500K for showing up to work out ) could hate their jobs. Maybe the word "hate" is too strong, but most Americans tend to dislike their jobs...

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  8. Derek Jeter's Big Day in Texas: Tease or Turnaround?

    Through 29 games this season, many Yankees fans were worried about Derek Jeter at the plate. His batting average was hovering in the .250 range, which isn't really a big deal considering he had just 117 at-bats on the season...

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  9. 2011 NFL Draft Recap: Grading the New York Jets' Picks

    The Jets didn't have many picks in the 2011 NFL Draft —just six to be exact. However, they did well taking players at good value for the low pick they had. Taking Muhammad Wilkerson at pick 30 was a mini-steal for the Jets...

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  10. 2011 NFL Draft: 5 Teams That Maximized Value for the Future

    The 2011 NFL draft ended on Saturday, just days after the lockout was seemingly over as well. With the lockout back on it may be a moot point to discuss the draft's impact for the ...

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  11. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting This Year's First Round

    1. Carolina Panthers - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn Despite spending a second-round pick on Jimmy Clausen last season, the Panthers don't believe he's the answer after an atrocious rookie performance...

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  12. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: How the Top 10 Should Play out

    With just one day until the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft , rumors are abundant and teams are finalizing their decisions. Last year at this time we knew who was going number one...

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  13. NFL Draft 2011: 5 Players the New York Jets Should Target in the First Round

    After making two consecutive AFC Championship game appearances, the New York Jets are looking to take the next step and finally break through to the big game...

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  14. New York Knicks: Chauncey Billups and 5 Important Offseason Decisions

    After being swept by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs, the New York Knicks have some soul searching to do this offseason. After competing in Games 1 and 2 in Boston, the Knicks struggled upon their return home...

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  15. NHL Playoffs 2011: Rangers on Brink of Elimination After Caps Comeback

    Heading into the third period of Game 4, the New York Rangers were feeling good about their chances of taking the series back to Washington tied at two...

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  16. NBA Playoffs 2011: Knicks Blow Golden Opportunity To Steal Game 1 in Boston

    The New York Knicks had a great chance at stealing Game 1 from the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. They had a 51-39 lead at halftime only to let the Celtics climb back in the ...

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  17. New York Knicks: 10 Things They Must Do To Upset Boston Celtics in NBA Playoffs

    The Eastern Conference playoffs are set, and the sixth-seeded New York Knicks will match up with the third-seeded Boston Celtics...

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  18. 5 Reasons the New York Knicks Want To Play the Miami Heat in the NBA Playoffs

    The New York Knicks currently sit seventh in the Eastern Conference, just a half-game behind the sixth-place Philadelphia 76ers heading into the City of Brotherly Love for a game tonight...

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  19. Mark Teixeira: MVP Season on the Horizon?

    To say Mark Teixeira struggled last April would be an understatement. Teixeira has always been a slow starter, but his .136 batting average, two home runs and nine RBI marked the worst April of his career...

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  20. New York Knicks: Would Acquiring a Third Star Be Smart?

    The New York Knicks ' success since trading for Carmelo Anthony and the recent struggles of the Miami Heat beg the question: Is it smart for an NBA team to build around ...

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  21. Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks: Early Returns Are Mixed

    The Knicks are 2-2 since trading for Carmelo Anthony and, as you can expect with an even record through four games, there have been ups and downs with this team...

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  22. Deron Williams to New Jersey Nets: Better Than Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks?

    After failing to land Carmelo Anthony, New Jersey still managed to grab an NBA star. In exchange for moving Devin Harris and Derrick Favors, the Nets received point guard Deron Williams from Utah...

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  23. College Basketball: With Nation's Top 4 Teams Losing, Who's the Best?

    I wanted to write about this last week, but I'm glad I didn't. With every Top Four team losing this week, there's a lot more to talk about now, especially since the official rankings aren't out just yet...

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  24. Detroit Tiger's Miguel Cabrera Arrested For DUI: Should He Be Suspended?

    Last season, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was one of baseball's best stories. After blowing more than three times the legal limit after a domestic dispute with his wife ...

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  25. Carmelo Anthony: 10 NBA Players Better Than the Nuggets Star

    The latest news on the Carmelo Anthony trade front is that the Denver Nuggets are asking the Knicks for three starters along with Eddy Curry and a first-round pick for Carmelo Anthony ...

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