1. March Madness: Will Cinderella Runs Provoke Even Further Expansion?

    Anyone who believes that the NCAA Tournament field is watered down has not turned on a single game during March. With expansion wrapping its arms around many of this country’s beloved sports, the NCAA did not resist that notion...

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  2. ASU Football: Kicking and Screaming! What to Make of the Field Goal Situation

    Most fans would say that the quarterback is the most important position on a football team. In the valley of the sun, knowledgeable fans would beg to differ...

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  3. NFL Football: All Kickers Are Winners After the New Rule Changes

    The National Football League’s 32 owners voted Tuesday to move kickoffs up five yards to the 35 yard line. Meanwhile, touchbacks will be kept at the 20 yard line...

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  4. Pac 12 Football: It's Only Spring, but How Will Sun Devils' 2011 Be Remembered?

    Another season of Sun Devil football has embarked. Arizona State’s journey in 2011 is yet to be written. With spring practices underway, the Sun Devils have the opportunity to set the tone for the inaugural season in the Pacific-12 Conference...

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  5. March Madness 2011 Predictions: Who Will Have Their One Shining Moment in March?

    It is clear, no matter what changes are made to the NCAA tournament field, the product on the floor remains consistent...

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  6. MLB: Big Money Spending vs. Front-Line Starting Pitching

    Many fans of America’s pastime believe that “money buys championships.” Whether or not you're a subscriber to the theory, the amount of cash thrown around in the offseason has sparked considerable debate...

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  7. NBA: The Heat Wipe Their Tears against the Lakers, but Who Will Weep in the End?

    Last summer, the Miami Heat “rolled-out” to a rock concert-type atmosphere, with a huge stage, smoke machines, the whole nine yards...

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  8. Has the Brutality of the NHL Forced League Officials to Revamp Player Safety?

    One sporting ideal that all casual fans adore is the rugged, barbaric nature of sports. Oftentimes, football is compared to the great roman battles at the ancient coliseum. Hockey is certainly relevant in this analogy...

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  9. ASU Basketball: Sun Devils Are Building Confidence as March Madness Begins

    For the Arizona State Sun Devils, optimism has been hard to come by this season. Early-season publications ranked the Sun Devils as high as fourth in the Pac-10 Conference and as low as ninth...

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  10. ASU Football: Has the Rebuilding Process Come Full Circle in Tempe?

    This spring in Tempe, Arizona, a different tune is echoing from the buttes. No longer is there the sound of rebuilding. Spring football is two weeks away and the Sun Devils are ready to arrive on the national radar in college football...

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  11. Spring Football: The Time of Year When Everyone Has High Expectations

    “Dead Period” in college football normally refers to limitations between coaches and players, as well as recruits. For the fans, it is currently the “dead period...

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  12. ASU Football: College Athletes Retiring Opens Up Doors for New Recruits

    On National Letter of Intent day, back in February, many predicted a small recruiting class of, maybe, 15 future Arizona State Sun Devils. Now, as the calendar has flipped to March, Dennis Erickson will usher in 18 fresh faces...

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  13. Arizona State Football: Sun Devil Coaches Continue To "Take the Money and Run"

    The great Steve Miller might have said it best: “They headed down south and they’re still running today, singing go on take the money and run...

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  14. ASU Football: Dennis Erickson Looks To Build a Fence with Victories in 2011

    Recruiting is ultimately graded, and often times speculated, based upon filling wants and needs of the football program. Wednesday afternoon Dennis Erickson announced Arizona State’s 2011 recruiting class with a few candid remarks...

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  15. National Signing Day 2011: Erickson Inks 14 New Sun Devils

    National Signing Day ushers in a new season of college football and with that, a new crop of young talent to call your own. Dennis Erickson announced 14 new members of the Arizona State football community this afternoon...

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  16. National Signing Day 2011: Where Will Todd Peat Jr. Commit on Signing Day?

    As the recruiting cycle approaches the first day prospects can sign their letters of intent, one of the best athletes in the state of Arizona is still undecided. Todd Peat Jr...

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  17. National Signing Day 2011: ASU's Final Push Has Ezekial Bishop a Sun Devil

    What better way to usher in the 2011 recruiting class than by stealing a recruit from your arch-rival. Well, Dennis Erickson managed to do just that on Monday afternoon...

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  18. National Signing Day 2011: Wrapping Up the ASU Recruiting Cycle

    Following a disappointing Friday in the recruiting department with Cyrus Hobbi pledging to the USC Trojans, Dennis Erickson and the Sun Devils took another hit to their class over the weekend...

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  19. ASU Basketball: Sendek and Sun Devils Need To Rehash The Basics Of Roundball

    Thumbing through the Pacific 10 Conference standings, at first glance, the Arizona State Sun Devils' unattractive position at the bottom has been uncommon recently in Tempe...

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  20. National Signing Day 2011: Hobbi Spurns the 'Devils And Commits to the Trojans

    The belly of the beast has been fed once again, courtesy of the Grand Canyon State. Cyrus Hobbi, the sixth-ranked offensive guard (Scout.com), announced that he will play his college ball in Los Angeles for the USC Trojans...

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  21. ASU Recruiting: Hobbi Set To Announce, As ASU, UCLA, and USC Hold Their Breath

    Friday at 1pm MST, Cyrus Hobbi, the sixth-ranked offensive guard (Scout.com) and one of the top offensive linemen on the West Coast, will announce which school the sought after lineman will attend...

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  22. Arizona State Recruiting: Local Lineman Commits, Can More Valley Natives Follow?

    If your school name is Texas, Southern California, Ohio State, Florida, LSU or Oklahoma, among others, the probability of those schools securing top-tier in-state talent is fairly high...

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  23. National Signing Day 2011: ASU Commits Are Still Weighing Options

    Uncertainty, wavering between decisions and intense anxiety are now at their peak. With one week left before national signing day, coaching staffs are putting the finishing touches on their respective recruiting classes...

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  24. ASU Football: Uncertainty of Verbal Commitments With Signing Day Looming

    Each year, once the BCS National Championship concludes, interest in recruiting rankings instantly peaks. However, fans can’t recruit, the coaches handle that dirty work...

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  25. NFL Playoffs: Where Has All The Talking Gone? Jets-Steelers Respect Each Other

    Where has all the trash talk gone? One week ago, the tabloids were neck deep in verbal assault from the New York Jets. Two weeks ago, Rex Ryan called out Peyton Manning, and even guaranteed a victory on the road...

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