1. 2010 NCAA Final Four Team Preview: West Virginia Mountaineers

    It has been a strange ride for West Virginia, as senior De’Sean Butler has hit six game-winning shots along the way to the school’s first Final Four appearance since 1959, when Jerry West led the Mountaineers to the championship game...

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  2. NCAA March madness: three weeks of shear bliss

    Bracketology became reality when the NCAA tournament field was unveiled. So let the commentators over-analyzed and tell us how poor the at-large field is in this year’s tournament...

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  3. 2010 Masters Preview: Tiger Vs. Lefty?

    Capturing the green jacket is the ultimate goal for all golfers that compete on the PGA Tour. For over six decades, The Masters has been the premier golf event held in the United States...

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  4. 2010 WCC Tournament: Gonzaga's Tune-Up for the NCAA Tourney

    The madness begins this weekend, with the start of NCAA conference tournament play. The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas is hosting the West Coast Conference (WCC) tournament that begins on Friday, and it's difficult to handicap this year's field...

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  5. The Five Greatest Super Bowl Upsets

    The Super Bowl is a day away, and it will be the first time since 1993 that the No. 1 seeds from both conferences will be playing on the final Sunday of the season...

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  6. For Pete sakes: It's time for a change!

    It has been a crazy month in Tinseltown, as Jay recaptures late-night television while leaving Conan jobless. Pete Carroll has left for the Great Northwest and Lane Kiffin is the new man in charge ...

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  7. The BCS Has Run Its Course: College Football Needs a Playoff Format

    The night before his election, President Barack Obama lobbied for college football to adopt a playoff format to crown a national champion. He felt that under the current system there is no clear-cut winner...

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  8. The Nine Lives of Kimbo Slice

    After a loss to former International Fight League (IFL) heavyweight champion Roy Nelson on Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter, you figured the latest chapter in the career of Kimbo Slice had ended…and you would be wrong...

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  9. The Tabloid Media Has Caught a Tiger By His Tail

    Another day, another revelation was revealed in TigerGate. As a society, we have been captivated with the daily coverage of Tiger Woods' private hell...

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  10. Where Have All the Good Outfielders Gone?

    It’s tough to rate the top outfielders in baseball today, as many of them are impressive hitters (Ryan Braun or Matt Holliday) who aren’t a plus in the field, while others are great defenders who can’t hit a lick...

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  11. The Standard of Excellence In Sports Today

    It has been a special year for the Nike-Gatorade pitchmen, Michael Jordan was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Tiger Woods secured another PGA player of the year award, and ...

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  12. Joe Mauer of the Minnesota Twins: Baseball's New King of Swing

    What does the phrase “baseball’s best hitter” mean? Is it simply defined by comparing batting averages of current players? Or do we analyze how each candidate hits in certain ...

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  13. College Football's Five Greatest Games Since the 80s

    This weekend will provide us with some of the great rivalry games (USC vs. Notre Dame/Texas vs. Oklahoma) in college football...

    Thomas Conroy Written by Thomas Conroy about 5 years ago 680 reads 3 comments

  14. Peyton Manning Versus Eli Manning: A Family Affair This January?

    Every time you think of Eli Manning, automatically his older brother Peyton Manning comes to mind. But Eli charged out of his brother’s shadow by leading the New York Giants to an improbable ...

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  15. The Best Home-Field Advantages in the NFL

    NFL players have often described playing on the road as being thrown inside a garbage can and having someone repeatedly hammer the outside. The acoustics of an enclosed stadium can disrupt an opposing team’s play-calling from the line of scrimmage.

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  16. "Mr. Phelps Is Back!"

    Arguably the greatest swimmer in international competition, Michael Phelps had to prove once again to the public that he is the most celebrated Olympian of our time...

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  17. Fourth NBA title unshaqled Bryant

    What a party last week in La La Land, as the Los Angeles Lakers were celebrating their 15th world title victory...

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  18. Yankees Still Clueless on Solving Their Pitching Woes

    After an e-mazing weekend, taking two of three games from their cross-town rivals (thanks Luis Castillo for Friday night’s victory), the New York Yankees are still searching for answers to why their pitchers cannot consistently throw strikes...

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  19. Is English the Heir Apparent to Merriman?

    Prior to the 2009 NFL Draft, everyone speculated that the San Diego Chargers would select a running back to be molded as the heir apparent to LaDainian Tomlinson (most mock drafts had ...

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