1. New York Mets' Virtual Reality: Team Wins World Series in OOTP Simulation

    Albert Pujols, Buster Posey and Derek Jeter aren't injured. The Cubs win the National League Central. Despite their financial woes, the Dodgers pull off an improbable season...

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  2. Gone Too Soon: Top 11 Most Tragic Sports Deaths Since 1980

    There’s little need to emphasise the point, especially in a sport like tennis: there are winners, but also the losers. Sometimes, the losers have come up second best one too many times for their names to fade into obscurity...

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  3. NFL History: Top 10 QBs to Never Win a Championship

    For every Terry Bradshaw, Joe Montana and Tom Brady , there are a select few elite signal callers who failed to reach the pinnacle of pro football success: winning a championship...

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  4. 2011 NFL Draft: Top 10 Small-College Players To Watch for on Day Two

    Thursday's first round of the 2011 NFL Draft proved that speculation means nothing when chaos and utter insanity take over. The opening round was a bonanza for college football's big boys, as all 32 picks came from BCS schools...

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  5. 2011 NFL Draft: 5 Teams Looking to Offset Last Year's Draft Disaster

    Today's "win now" mentality provides precious little room for a National Football League team to simply dismiss a bad draft...

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  6. NFL Draft History: The 10 Most Productive First Rounds Since 1980

    Only time determines whether a draft class truly pans out. When it comes to the total quality, the following 10 first rounds were pure gold...

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  7. NFL Draft History: Ranking the NFL's 1st Overall Picks Since 1980

    Psalms 25:8 says the "meek shall inherit the earth." Teams in possession of the first overall pick in the National Football League draft are well-heeled believers in the scripture, but damned if it doesn't work every time...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about over 3 years ago 13,247 reads 108 comments

  8. Disaster in Dallas: The 12 Worst 1st-Round Picks in Cowboys History

    The draft success of the Cowboys can be best defined by a three-year stretch (1988-90) in which Dallas nabbed famed "Triplets," WR Michael Irvin, QB Troy Aikman and RB Emmitt Smith, ...

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  9. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Carolina Panthers Take Sizzle over Steak with First Pick

    Raw franchise-caliber quarterback or immediate impact defensive lineman? This is the choice the Carolina Panthers are pondering as the 2011 National Football League draft inches slower to its April 28 reality...

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  10. San Diego Padres' Bud Black Wins 2010 Manager of the Year Award

    San Diego’s Bud Black won the 2010 National League Manager of the Year award on Wednesday, beating out Cincinnati skipper Dusty Baker by one vote...

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  11. College Football's Shattered Dreams: The 10 Most Disappointing Teams

    The unrelenting heat of August was rivaled only by lofty expectations for several college football programs that were expected to achieve varying levels of success this fall...

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  12. NFL Playing with Fire with Needless, Foolish Lockout

    Perception, as the National Football League and its players may learn, is the ultimate weapon in the court of public opinion...

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  13. Sports Secret No More: Gay Players Are Among Us

    Psst…come closer. Let me tell you a secret. The starting quarterback on your favorite football team may be gay. As is the power forward, right fielder, goalie or MMA/WWE performer of your liking...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about almost 4 years ago 1,104 reads 2 comments

  14. Empty Eight: The 2011 World Series Chances of Teams That Have Yet to Win One

    With the San Francisco Giants relishing the glory of winning their first World Series since arriving in the Bay Area in 1958, that leaves only eight franchises that have yet to experience the emotional release of becoming World Champions...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about almost 4 years ago 729 reads 5 comments

  15. Dallas Cowboys: The 50 Greatest Players in Silver Stars History

    Love them. Hate them. With the Dallas Cowboys, there is no in between. No matter where you stand on "America's Team," there is no denying the fact the franchise has been front and center in the evolution of professional football in the last 50 years...

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  16. LeBron James, Maverick Carter, and the Race Card: LeBron Proves He's Thoughtless

    Really, LeBron? Did you really have to go there ? Was it really necessary to have Maverick Carter, the Flavor Flav to your Chuck D, come out and exclaim with you that "race ...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about 4 years ago 6,429 reads 360 comments

  17. Beginner's Luck? Not: The Top 10 NL Rookie of the Year Candidates

    The National League's rookie class of 2010 has already made an impact among all three pennant races, and while the most ballyhooed member of the freshman crop (some kid named Strasburg) ...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about 4 years ago 1,664 reads 23 comments

  18. Roy, Oh, Roy: Five Reasons Roy Oswalt Needed To Leave Houston Astros

    Like a relationship that had reached the point of no return, the Astros were left with no choice but to part ways with Roy Oswalt on Thursday, trading their ace to the Phillies for pitcher J...

    Brandon Williams Written by Brandon Williams about 4 years ago 847 reads 4 comments

  19. Expos-ed: Andre Dawson and the 25 Greatest Montreal Expos

    Andre Dawson's induction into the Hall of Fame on Sunday will mark just the second time Cooperstown will honor the legacy of the Montreal Expos...

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  20. Ten-Step Rehab: How to Fix the Houston Astros

    The Houston Astros are a bad ball club and will continue to be so long as owner Drayton McLane and general manager Ed Wade keep convincing themselves a 30-47 team is not too far from being a pennant contender...

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  21. A Class of Their Own: Ten FCS Players to Remember for 2010

    Division I-AA (or the Football Championship Series since 2008) may not have the flash and bright lights of their big brothers in the FBS, but don't mistake their status as inferior...

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  22. 2010 NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Washington Wizards Still Wowed by John Wall

    Unless the sky falls or President Obama and Sarah Palin become Facebook pals, it's pretty certain the Washington Wizards will select Kentucky guard John Wall with the first pick of the 2010 NBA Draft...

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  23. The Houston Astros' Decade of "D'oh!" in the MLB Draft

    A decade ago, the Astros had one of the best minor league systems in the draft. Yeah, but a decade ago, Pets.com, Ryan Leaf's pro future, and Enron were also sure things...

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  24. Jose Lima (1972-2010): Lima Time Forever

    The baseball world was stunned on Sunday upon learning the news that pitcher Jose Lima passed away of a heart attack at the age of 37. Lima pitched for five teams in 13 seasons (1994-2006), accumulating an 89-102 record with a 5...

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  25. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Post NBA Draft Lottery, John Wall Headed to Wizards

    Agent Zero and the Wall. What sounds like the title of a summer movie is instead the future of the Washington Wizards, who defied the odds and netted the top pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, setting the stage for them to select Kentucky PG John Wall...

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