1. Oregon Has The Best Secondary in The Nation, By Far

    The Oregon Ducks started right where they left off last year in the Sun Bowl, coming out in dominant fashion, this time against the Washington Huskies...

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  2. Cardinals-Astros: Late-Inning Home Runs Kill Cardinals' Wild Card Chances

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse was dominant through 6.2 innings of work Friday night against the Houston Astros' explosive lineup. That was when relative unknown David Newhan stepped into the batter's box...

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  3. Why Notre Dame Football Won't Produce a Winning Season in 2008

    Sorry to break it to you, Notre Dame fans, but just because your 71-year-old pal Lou Holtz said your Fighting Irish were going to win 11 games, you won't...

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  4. Top 2009 MLB Free Agent Pitchers

    Every year, quality players enter free agency. In 2009, though, there seems to be an abundance of superstar pitchers who will certainly command top-dollar...

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  5. 2008 Reasons Why Missouri Will Win The National Championship

    After a controversial decision to place Kansas in the BCS instead of Missouri last season, the Tigers look for revenge in 2008-2009. Here's 2008 reasons why I think Mizzou will win the national title this season...

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  6. Rudy Fernandez Is Going to Make an Impact in The NBA

    Those Americans who watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics should know his name by now: Rudy Fernandez. Today, August 29, 2008, I’m picking Fernandez to sneak up on the NBA and garner ...

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  7. What Makes College Football So Great

    It doesn't matter with whom your allegiance resides, as a college football fan, this time of year gives you chills. Whether you're a die-hard fan of a perennial powerhouse such as USC, Michigan, ...

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  8. Chris Smelley's Standout Performance Creates QB Controversy for South Carolina

    Thursday night's 34-0 drubbing of North Carolina State at the hands of South Carolina looked all and swell for Gamecock fans, right? Not so fast...

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  9. Ben Weixlmann's Top Five College Football Moments

    I have been on this earth for 20 years now, and, for the majority of those, I've been watching college football each weekend to see some of the most exciting moments sports has to offer...

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  10. Dirk Nowitzki's Devotion to the Game

    Sure, the Redeem Team dominated the headlines of the Olympic Games. Yes, Yao Ming was able to play in front of his host nation of China, garnering standing ovations aplenty...

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  11. San Antonio Spurs 2008-09 Preview

    They have been the most impressive squad in the NBA over the past eight years, but the San Antonio Spurs couldn’t get it done last year in the Western Conference Finals last year against the Los Angeles Lakers...

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  12. Cardinals-Braves: 26-Hit Barrage Leads 18-3 Cardinals' Win

    In the seventh inning, St. Louis Cardinals' TV announcer Al Hrabosky stated that the Redbirds had a season-high 20 hits. That was six hits too early as the Cardinals ripped Atlanta Braves' pitching for 18 runs for a monstrous victory...

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  13. Top 5 NBA MVP Candidates For 2008-09 NBA Season

    Kobe Bryant won the 07-08 season MVP. Can he win the back-to-back MVP award? 5) Chris PaulDon’t get me wrong, it’s not that I think he’s going to have a worse year in 2008-2009, ...

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  14. Ricky Rubio Is The Next Great European

    He’s been a YouTube legend for years, but after the Beijing Olympics, Americans are now familiar with what Spain’s 17-year-old phenom guard Ricky Rubio brings to the table...

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  15. Adam Wainwright To Take The Hill Friday For St. Louis Cardinals

    On June 7, 2008, Adam Wainwright experienced what looked to be a very minor injury to his right middle finger. Now, on August 21, 2008, Wainwright is preparing to start his first ball game since hitting the DL more than two months ago...

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  16. Shawn Johnson Wins Elusive Gold on Balance Beam

    It was destined to happen. Shawn Johnson, the 16-year-old, 4'9" pipsqueak, showed her dashing smile after completing a dominant balance beam routine. Perhaps Johnson had come to Beijing hoping for more golden hardware, but she was fine with one...

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  17. Top Five Storylines from the 2008 Olympics Thus Far

    So, the swimming portion of the Olympic Games is over, and thus we enter the final seven days of the 29th Olympiad. The first hint that it is an eventful Olympics is that even Usain Bolt didn't make the top five! Here they are...

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  18. Usain Bolt Shoots Lightning, Wins 100-Meter Dash in Record Time

    As if his semifinal run of 9.92 seconds wasn't enough, Jamaica's Usain Bolt ran a blistering 9.69 in the final of the 100-meter dash to claim the gold and break his previous world record of 9...

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  19. Chris Paul's Day Off in China

    As the U.S. Men's Basketball team finished their 119-82 drubbing over previously undefeated Spain, point guard Chris Paul turned his attention to the day off...

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  20. Cardinals-Marlins: Redbirds Get Strong Pitching, Win 3-0

    It didn't much matter if the St. Louis Cardinals got a whole lot of offense tonight, because with the way starter Todd Wellemeyer was pitching, there was no need for it. Wellemeyer tossed 7...

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  21. American James Blake Stuns Roger Federer in Olympic Tennis

    For the second straight Olympics, the world's No. 1 tennis player, Roger Federer, won't be winning a medal. In 2004, it was Czech Tomas Berdych who spelled doom for the Swiss superstar...

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  22. Swedish Wrestler Throws Medal After Anger With Judging

    In one of the most bizarre happenings of these spectacular 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic games, Swedish wrestler Ara Abrahamian tossed his bronze medal to the floor in the middle of the ceremony and walked out...

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  23. Alain Bernard: The Ugliest Gold Medalist Ever

    Aside from being remembered for his pre-race comments about how his French relay team was going to "smash" the Americans, swimmer Alain Bernard may be most recognized because of how incredibly ugly he is...

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  24. American Gymnasts Capture Bronze at Beijing Olympics

    After Olympic all-around gold medalist Paul Hamm went down due to injury, the US gymnastics squad knew it just wouldn't be the same. Worse yet, Hamm's brother, Morgan, was also unable to compete...

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  25. Cardinals-Marlins: Redbirds Get Back on Track with 4-2 Win

    The St. Louis Cardinals' fans can now breathe a sigh of relief. Starter Joel Pineiro pitched a solid seven innings to give the Cardinals a much-needed win. After a shaky first couple of innings, Pineiro settle down to toss the Redbirds to victory...

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