1. MLB Playoffs: Why Pitching Doesn't Win Championships

    It's a line we've heard over and over again. We heard it as kids before we took the field in a big game. We heard it from friends as they tried to justify their team's poor offensive ...

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  2. Backlash at the Olympics: Is the Media the Only One to Blame?

    Recently the media has come under an enormous amount of scrutiny for seemingly belittling the achievements of American female Olympians...

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  3. NBA Playoffs and the Mano a Mano Offense: The One Man Final Shot

    The ball pounds against the hardwood floor. Over and over and over. Seconds tick off the clock. There is no sound of sneakers squeaking or bodies colliding. Just the sound of the ball repeatedly hitting the wood floor...

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  4. Red Sox Internal Affairs: Why Bobby Valentine Wasn't Wrong to Call Out Youkilis

    Everything Bobby Valentine does is calculated. He’s been that way ever since the public has gotten to know him as a manager and baseball personality. He’s a well-educated man who has made his career studying, analyzing and predicting...

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  5. NFL Draft: Our Obssession with Athletic Success over Education

    A 21-year-old kid comes up to you and tells you that he’s excited to go and get his degree. How do you respond? It seems like a pretty easy question. Except every January, when underclassmen are able to declare for the NFL draft...

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  6. NFL Meets TV: Which New TV Show Represents Your Favorite Team?

    With Thanksgiving a day away, it's time to celebrate the relationship between football and your TV. You sit in front of it for hours every Sunday and a few more on Thursdays and Mondays...

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  7. Hope in Denver: The Reason for the Broncos Resurgence

    The Denver Broncos have won three in a row and four of their last five. They have put their name back into the mix in the AFC West, and have given a legion of fans something to be happy about...

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  8. MLB Offseason: Why Losing Jonathan Papelbon Is Great for the Red Sox

    219 career saves. Gone. A 2.33 career ERA. Moving further South. 509 career strikeouts. Pitching in another league...

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  9. Harsh Reality of the NFL: Why the Colts Need Andrew Luck over Peyton Manning

    Let's put one thing out there at the start: the National Football League is a business first. Every fan learned that over the course of the spring and summer...

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  10. A New Look in Beantown: The Recipe for a Boston Red Sox Revival in 2012

    World Series front-runners? Not anymore. Player-friendly manager? Gone. Young, talented general manager? Gone. As the 2011 season begins to race towards a close, things in Boston continue to undergo a face-lift...

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  11. College Football 2011: Players You Need to Know Before the World Finds Out

    Every year as the college football season begins analysts and fans across the country toss out the names of future superstars and prospects on the rise...

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  12. Buster Posey Situation Getting out of Hand: How the Giants Are Making It Worse

    With everything that the Giants have been through this year, you would think the organization would know better...

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  13. Buster Posey Aftermath: The Danger If Baseball Overreacts

    It's already happened in basketball. It's currently happening in football. Could baseball be the next sport to make drastic changes in its rules in order to limit the physicality ...

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  14. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Likely First Ten Picks

    In the first of three editions of this article, I'll be looking at the main options that each team in the first round will consider on draft day...

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  15. 2011 NFL Draft: Learning From the History of Wide Receivers in the Draft

    Looking back at recent history, receiver is the hardest position to find draft day trends. In the fact, the last five years have seen serious fluctuation in the number of first-round ...

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  16. 2011 NFL Draft: Learning from the Recent History of RBs in the Draft

    Looking back at the recent history of the draft, the RB spot is one of the most interesting positions to analyze...

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  17. 2011 NFL Draft: Learning from the Past; a Recent History of QBs in the Draft

    As draft debates rage on regarding who will slot into what round with what team and who will suffer the inevitable plummet down the draft boards, perhaps the best place to find answers to the plethora of questions is to look back at past drafts...

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  18. 2011 NFL Draft: Why There Isn't as Much Value in Late Round RBs as You Think

    Every year as the NFL Draft rolls around, analysts and draftniks debate the value of players and positions...

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  19. NFL Draft 2011: Breaking Down the Two-Pick First Round Trends

    A lot can be learned about what to expect in the NFL draft from studying years past. One particular element of the history that could prove interesting this year is what teams do when they enter the draft with two first round picks...

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  20. NFL: After Gonzalez and Gates, It's Time To Find Next Basketball Star at TE

    It started with Tony Gonzalez and continued more recently with Antonio Gates. Athletically gifted big men not tall enough or quick enough to achieve their goals in basketball, hoping to put their skills to use on the football field...

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  21. 2011 NFL Draft: How Does Nick Fairley Stack Up Against Recent DT Talent?

    Deciding which prospect to take with the number one overall pick is usually a relatively simple task. Months before the draft even starts, the team picking first often has identified its target and started negotiating a contract...

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  22. 2011 NFL Draft: Why Has Everyone Forgotten Greg Little?

    He stands 6'3" and weighs in at 220 pounds, but he has become largely invisible. With all the chatter prior to this year's NFL draft centering around the renewed dedication of ...

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  23. 2011 Major League Baseball: AL East Preview

    As Spring Training nears closer, baseball fever is beginning to run rampant. With only one week left in the NFL season, it's only a matter of time before people start looking south to Florida for hints at what's to come in the new season...

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  24. 2011 NFL Draft: Is It Time To Stop Apologizing for Jake Locker?

    He has nobody to throw to. He has no time to scan the field. He's still has so much room to improve. There are hundreds of similar excuses for why Washington QB Jake Locker has so far been unable to capitalize on his incredible promise...

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  25. Senior Bowl Stock Report: Who's Up, Who's Down As Practices Conclude

    The game is still set to be played, but many scouts are already on their way out of Mobile, Ala. as padded practices have ended for the 2011 Senior Bowl...

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