1. NBA Prospects: Why Have They Fallen Short During March Madness?

    Ben McLemore is just a freshman. A rather old freshman at 21, but still a freshman nonetheless. However, as anyone who follows college basketball knows, McLemore isn ...

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  2. Hal Steinbrenner, New York Yankees Still Committed to Building a Winner

    The New York Yankees have had a fairly mundane offseason. Not only did they avoid pursuing big name free agents, but they let some of their own impact players head to other cities...

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  3. Catholic 7: Grading the Appeal of Potential Candidates for Their New Conference

    In December, the seven Catholic universities of the Big East announced they would be leaving the conference to go off on their own. The seven schools—Marquette, St...

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  4. How Carmelo Anthony Can Pass Lebron James and Kevin Durant in the MVP Race

    Carmelo Anthony is having the best season of his NBA career. He is currently putting up career highs in points per game (29.3), three-point field goal percentage (.435) and most importantly player efficiency rating (26...

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  5. Why Bill O'Brien Shouldn't Leave Penn State Football for the NFL

    In 2012, Bill O’Brien led the Penn State Nittany Lions football program out from the shadows of the Jerry Sandusky scandal to a surprising 8-4 season...

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  6. Raymond Felton: 5 Things New York Knicks Must Do During His Absence

    Raymond Felton , at times, might be the most frustrating New York Knicks starter to watch. His amazing ability to toss up reckless shots in crunch time has forced me to berate my television set multiple times already this season...

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  7. Why Hal Steinbrenner, New York Yankees May Be Headed Towards Rebuilding Mode

    The New York Yankees ' 2012-13 offseason has gone differently than most other winters in New York. The Yankees, who are often a force in the free-agent and trade markets, have laid ...

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  8. Eli Manning: Does the New York Giants Quarterback Belong in the Hall of Fame?

    This Sunday, the New York Giants will take on the Baltimore Ravens as they attempt to qualify for the playoffs for the sixth time during quarterback Eli Manning’s career...

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  9. New York Jets: What All NFL Teams Can Learn from Their Disastrous 2012 Season

    The New York Jets may not be the worst team in the NFL this season, but they may be the league's biggest disaster...

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  10. Andre Drummond, Andrew Wiggins and Karl Towns: The Risks of Reclassification

    As a part of the 2005 NBA collective bargaining agreement, the league extended NBA Draft eligibility rules to ban high school players from participating. However, like all rules, people have been trying to find loopholes ever since its inception...

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  11. NHL Lockout: Why the NHLPA Must Give in to Gary Bettman's Demands to Save Season

    The NHL Lockout may soon be coming to a close. Recent reports reveal there has been positive progress over the last few days and finally both sides seem to be heading in the right direction...

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  12. College Basketball's 5 Most Underrated Teams with Final Four Potential

    More than any other sport, college basketball is notorious for its surprises. From Florida in 2005-06 to Butler in 2009-10, each year teams seemingly come from nowhere to burst onto the national stage...

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  13. Notre Dame: A Letter to the Fighting Irish from College Football Fans Everywhere

    Dear Notre Dame, At the start of the season, almost no one predicted that you would be facing the USC Trojans with a chance to play in the BCS National Championship Game at stake...

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  14. New York Knicks: 5 Questions That Will Define the Rest of the 2012-13 Season

    The New York Knicks are off to one of the best starts in franchise history. After trouncing the defending champion Miami Heat on opening night, the Knicks have cruised to an 8-2 ...

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  15. CC Sabathia: Analyzing Why the New York Yankees Ace Is One of MLB's Elite Arms

    Since bursting onto the Major League Baseball scene in 2001 with the Cleveland Indians , C.C. Sabathia has consistently been one of the most explosive and durable pitchers in all of baseball...

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  16. Jeremy Lin: How Long Can Linsanity Last If His Mediocre Play Continues?

    Jeremy Lin exploded onto the NBA scene last February unlike any player before. In one week he went from anchored on the end of the New York Knicks bench to the most talked about athlete in the world...

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  17. Highlights of Most Dynamic Players of 2013 MLB Draft

    While the NFL and NBA drafts are more in the national spotlight, in recent years the MLB draft has seen a rise in popularity...

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  18. 7 Amazing Sports Stories That Would Make Awesome Movies

    While great sports movies do not come along regularly, every so often one appears that absolutely takes your breath away...

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  19. Amar'e Stoudemire: Why the New York Knicks Still Need Him to Compete for a Title

    The New York Knicks are off to a 3-0 start and fans, myself included, could not be happier with how the team has performed thus far...

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  20. College Basketball's 5 Most Electric Freshmen to Watch in 2012-13

    Since the NBA stopped allowing high school players to jump straight to the NBA, college basketball has enjoyed the luxury of having the most explosive young athletes play in their ranks...

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  21. New York Yankees: 7 All-Time Best Games of the Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera Era

    When Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera were both called up in the summer of 1995, few could have predicted the skinny shortstop and the reliever who relied so heavily on a single pitch ...

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  22. Carmelo Anthony Primed for Success? 2012-13 Knicks vs. 2008-09 Nuggets

    Carmelo Anthony has been under scrutiny his entire career for failing to win in the postseason, especially since becoming the franchise player for the New York Knicks ...

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  23. Why the Jeremy Lin, James Harden-Led Houston Rockets Are a Must-Watch in 2012-13

    By signing Jeremy Lin over the summer and landing James Harden in a controversial trade with Oklahoma City this past weekend, the Houston Rockets were involved in two of the biggest moves of the NBA off-season...

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  24. Notre Dame: 5 Things That Must Happen for Manti Te'o to Win the Heisman Trophy

    Manti Te’o has been one of the most inspirational and resounding figures in all of sports this fall as he has excelled in the face of adversity for his upstart Notre Dame Fighting Irish...

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  25. Major League Baseball: Sportvision and the Future of Sabermetrics

    During the 1970s and 1980s, Bill James revolutionized baseball through his collection of Baseball Abstracts ...

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