1. Pride Under Center: The 10 Greatest African-American QBs of All Time

    For decades, the National Football League shameless regarded African-Americans as inferior quarterback prospects, using the same unfounded and downright stupid belief that skin color precluded them from managing the most important position on the field...

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  2. Five Possible Trade Destinations for Roy Oswalt

    With every pitch, Roy Oswalt's time with the Astros comes one step closer to its end. One of the game's premier pitchers since 2001, Oswalt is the biggest bargaining chip for an Astros franchise in desperate need of an overhaul...

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  3. Houston Astros Left Stranded as Offense Continues To Sputter

    The 2010 Astros can be best summed up by this stat: through 15 games, the pitching staff have more extra base hits (2) than left fielder and cleanup hitter Carlos Lee (1). Certainly, Lee will snap out of it...

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  4. 2010 Baseball Simulation Gives New York Yankees (Another) World Series Title

    Call them World Champions....yet again. A simulated season on Out of the Park Baseball 11 (www.ootpdevelopments.com) determined that the New York Yankees will win the 2010 World Series over the Philadelphia Phillies...

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  5. Return Of Donovan McNabb Highlights Eagles' 2010 Schedule

    Mark Oct. 3 as one of the most emotional days in Eagles history. It's the day Philly's prodigal son returns home, albeit in a different uniform. The Redskins— and new quarterback Donovan McNabb— visit Lincoln Financial Field for a 4:15 p...

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  6. 2010 NFL Draft: How Trades Will Affect Broncos, Dolphins, Jets, Steelers

    The past two weeks have seen a series of trades that will not only effect the first round strategy of those involved, but it will also continue shifting the balance of power in the American Football Conference...

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  7. 2010 NFL Draft: First Two Rounds to Provide Big 12 Slant

    The landscape of next weekend's draft has been changed by the trades of WRs Santonio Holmes and Brandon Marshall and QB Donovan McNabb...

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  8. Houston Astros: The Ten Best Clubs in Franchise History

    Face it: The only way the 2011 version of the Houston Astros make the postseason would be either on a video game or divine act from the General Manager in the Sky. There's no need to linger on the fate of this bunch...

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  9. Five Things We've Learned about the Houston Astros

    Three games does not a baseball season make. Yet, there comes a moment where honesty must overtake optimism, and the honest fact that this will be a very long season for the Astros must be accepted...

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  10. 2010 Houston Astros: Charting the National League Central

    Once the ink on Matt Holliday's contract began to dry, it became safe to assume the St. Louis Cardinals would be clear favorites to win their fifth National League Central title in the last seven years...

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  11. Houston Astros Preview: Why the Astros Can-and Will-Finish Last in NL Central

    The Astros were able to avoid the National League Central cellar in 2009. They won't be as lucky in 2010. Face facts, Houston: if Grapefruit League play is any indication, the rudderless ...

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  12. Let Your Baseball Season Be One Filled With Virtual Bransanity

    So you think you know fantasy baseball, eh? You've taken time away from March Madness and have your own hunch on Jason Heyward. You're smart enough to take a stab at Stephen Strasburg and stash him away until the Nationals bring him up...

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  13. 2010 NCAA Tournament: The 10 Biggest Disappointments

    Thank You, Kansas. Your second round elimination to Northern Iowa caused a massive paper shreading campaign across the country, as countless millions discarded their brackets in ...

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  14. Five Greatest Houston Astros Moments in Astrodome History

    More than a decade after the last Major League Baseball game was played in the Astrodome, the "Eighth Wonder of the World" still elicits memories from countless Astros fans who found their way to Houston's groundbreaking stadium...

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  15. 2010 NCAA Tournament Predictions: Eight Possible Second-Round Upsets

    Forget Thursday and Friday. It's Saturday and Sunday that defines March Madness, a two-day stretch where fantasy becomes reality, the college basketball meek snatch an inheritance of ...

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  16. The 25 Most Clutch Performances in NCAA Tournament History

    They are the One Shining Moments that helped turn the third month of the year into March Madness. Be it a display of long-range marksmanship, the defensive prowess of a dominating ...

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  17. Houston Astros: The Five Worst Trades Ever Made

    Imagine if Joe Morgan had spent his prime seasons in Houston instead of Cincinnati. Picture Kenny Lofton setting the table for Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell during the 1990s...

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  18. Houston Astros: The Five Best Deals in History

    Like Rome, a good baseball team can't be built in a day, but -- with the right trade -- the process can be reduced significantly with the right trade. Let's not kid ourselves: we know what the best trade in Houston Astros history is...

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  19. The 10 Best Draft Picks in Houston Astros History

    Cameron Drew. Robbie Wine. Tommy Nevers. Don't remember them? That's fine. The Houston Astros thank you for not reminding them of three of the biggest draft misses in franchise history. Not all of the Astros' picks have been flops...

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  20. NCAA Basketball: Top 10 Most Disappointing Teams

    The pundits thought they had it right when the season began, but oh, how they were proven wrong. For every Richmond or UTEP providing a potential Cinderella story, there's a North Carolina or ...

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  21. Towles Hopes March Madness Results in Starting Job

    The next five weeks will go a long way in determining if J.R. Towles will begin to hit or go down like Robbie Wine in the history of once-promising Houston Astros catching prospects who end up more slag than successful...

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  22. Houston's NL Central Hopes Are Pretty Astronomical

    As long as the Houston Astros refuse to acknowledge the "R" word, fans will become more acquainted with the "L" word. An aging ballclub with a barren minor league system spelled a 74-88 campaign for the Astros in 2009...

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  23. Woods' Presser to Fall Short Of Redemption

    The above photo says it all about what we will see Friday morning. You may not like the answer you'll receive. In less than 24 hours, Tiger Woods will speak. It's doubtful his words will come from the heart...

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  24. A Seven-Year Itch The Eagles Can Afford to Scratch?

    Kevin Kolb is the seven-year itch that leaves some Philadelphia Eagles fans ready to scratch. What these denizens of quarterback lust fail to recognize is that for all of his production in ...

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  25. The Top Five NBA Rookie of the Year Candidates at the All-Star Break

    Sure, Golden State stinks (as usual), but the play of rookie G Stephen Curry provides a modicum of hope in the Bay Area...

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