1. SEC Tournament 2013: Missouri's Strong Guard Play Will Lead Tigers to Upset Win

    To win big in Nashville, Missouri is going to have to play small. The Tigers’ Southeastern Conference tournament hopes ride on the play of their exceptionally strong backcourt...

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  2. Ranking Potential Trade Partners for New York Jets and Darrelle Revis

    Darrelle Revis seems to be on his way out the door in the Big Apple, as the New York Jets appear to be on the verge of trading the Pro Bowl cornerback...

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  3. 6 Dark-Horse Candidates for AL MVP

    Last season, perennial MVP favorite and Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera captured the Triple Crown title and, with it, the AL MVP—but don’t expect this year’s winner to necessarily be another big name...

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  4. NL East: Key Offseason Acquisitions for Each Team

    The National League East was one of the busiest divisions in baseball this offseason, with all five teams wheeling and dealing to set themselves up for success in 2013 and beyond...

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  5. Why No One in the NL West Can Hang with L.A. Dodgers and San Francisco Giants

    One is the defending World Series champion, and the other just spent a gargantuan sum of cash this offseason. Unfortunately for the National League West, no one will be able to compete with the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers...

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  6. Professional Teams That Need to Change Their Names

    Earlier this year, the New Orleans Hornets made a major decision that had nothing to do with their play on the basketball court—they announced the team would change their name to the Pelicans, effective next season...

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  7. Offseason NHL Acquisitions That Have Already Paid Off

    With the lockout forcing the kickoff of the NHL season until 2013, teams had to wait longer than usual to see how their offseason handiwork would pay off...

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  8. Hawks vs. Nuggets: Denver Offense Must Overpower Atlanta Defense

    When the Atlanta Hawks come to Denver on Monday night to take on the Nuggets, it’s going to be a case of two strong opposing forces squaring off. A high-octane offense versus a tough defense...

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  9. NFL Draft 2013: Boom-or-Bust Picks After the Combine

    With last week’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis in the books, teams are further armed with an arsenal of data that can aid in the process of uncovering diamonds in the rough in the April draft...

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  10. Kansas Basketball: Expect Jayhawks to Make Push for No. 1 Seed This Week

    Heading into the last week of the season, the No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks are playing hot, riding a six-game win streak. And don’t expect them to take their foot off the gas...

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  11. Why Mark Teixeira Is the Key to New York Yankees' Season

    The New York Yankees may not be able to count on their usually deep lineup of monster mashers to propel to the team to regular season success in 2013...

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  12. Old NHL Players Who Are Off to Strong Starts

    The popular adage “everything old is new again” is proving to be true for some seasoned NHL veterans this year...

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  13. Shane Victorino, Wil Myers Among Key Newcomers in AL East

    With the deep pockets of the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, the typical American League East offseason is an arms race, and this year proved no different...

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  14. Yankees Equipped to Handle Curtis Granderson's Injury

    On paper, the fractured right forearm New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson suffered in his first real at-bat of the season would seemingly spell doom for the Bronx Bombers...

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  15. Daytona 500 2013: Record-Breaking Weekend Only Beginning for Danica Patrick

    Danica Patrick ’s eighth-place finish at the Daytona 500 may not be anything to write home about at first glance. But upon closer examination, Patrick’s performance bodes incredibly well for the rest of her 2013 NASCAR season...

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  16. Maple Leafs vs. Flyers: Goaltenders Crucial in Eastern Conference Showdown

    It may be early in the season, but Monday night’s showdown between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers has big implications...

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  17. Surprising Vezina Trophy Candidates Based on NHL Season Thus Far

    The young NHL season has been full of surprises so far, but perhaps nothing has been quite as astonishing as some of the unexpectedly hot starts from previously under-the-radar goaltenders...

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  18. NHL Teams Who Can Move Up the Standings by Finishing the Season Strong

    The NHL season may still be young, but with a third of the lockout-shortened, 48-game campaign completed, it is going to be playoff time before you know it...

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  19. 10 MLB Players Who Are Primed for Comebacks in 2013

    Some MLB players are due for a comeback in a big way in 2013. They may have missed part or all of 2012 due to injury like New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, or just had a subpar year like San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum...

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  20. Syracuse Basketball: Orange Poised for a Big Week

    With two games this week at home in the Carrier Dome, the No. 8 Syracuse Orange are slated to bounce back from a week that saw them fall two spots in the AP poll . Syracuse is set to take on Providence on Wednesday and then No...

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  21. Hurricanes vs. Canadiens: Key Players in Eastern Conference Showdown

    The Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal Canadiens both enter Monday’s contest at the Bell Center on hot streaks. The Hurricanes have won four straight games while the Canadiens have taken three in a row...

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  22. NBA Trade Rumors: Paul Millsap to Clippers Immediately Makes LA Better

    Late Saturday evening, ESPN.com reported that there is a level of “mutual interest” between the Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz in a potential trade that would ...

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  23. 10 NHL Players Who Need to Raise Their Games

    Some NHL players have begun the 2013 season uncharacteristically poorly. Whether it is a sniper like Alexander Ovechkin failing to score enough goals or a Stanley Cup champion ...

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  24. NFL Draft 2013: Teams That Have to Be Careful with Picks

    With the first round of the 2013 NFL draft swiftly approaching on April 25, teams are continuing to develop their draft board. The pressure is on. For some teams, the need to get it right with their first pick is critical...

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  25. Duke Basketball: Bench Players Who Will Have Big Role Against UNC

    When No. 2-ranked Duke squares off tonight against archrival UNC in front of the Cameron Crazies, don’t expect just the star Blue Devils to contribute...

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