1. French Open 2014: Top Challengers to Serena Williams at Roland Garros

    Even at age 32, Serena Williams stands head and shoulders above the rest of the women's tennis field. Williams remains the top-ranked singles players in the world, and with a win at the Italian Open she appears primed to defend her French Open crown..

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  2. NHL Playoffs 2014: Full Schedule, TV Info and Predictions for Conference Finals

    The 2014 NHL playoffs have taken a surprising turn over the past week. After it appeared we would see a rematch of last year's conference championships, the New York Rangers and ...

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  3. NBA Mock Draft 2014: Projecting Best First-Round Fit for Every Team

    With the lottery in the rear-view mirror, the 2014 NBA draft order is finally in place. Consequently, non-playoff teams can start planning for their draft nights based upon the slot they have received...

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  4. NBA Draft Lottery 2014: Odds and Predictions for Top Pick

    The NBA draft lottery is notoriously fickle, as teams who suffered through a losing season in hopes of landing a foundational superstar are left to the random whims of the ping-pong ball machine...

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  5. NBA Trade Rumors: Examining Ideal Landing Spots for Kevin Love

    Trading for a bona fide NBA superstar requires a perfect storm of circumstances—an expiring contract, dysfunction in the player's current organization and enough assets to jump-start his current team's rebuilding process...

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  6. New England Patriots: Ranking Remaining Offseason Priorities

    With the 2014 NFL draft over, the New England Patriots have essentially finished the roster construction portion of the offseason. Though personnel alterations will still occur before the regular season, the fundamental framework is already in place.

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  7. Report Card Grades for New England Patriots Undrafted Free Agent Signings

    The New England Patriots ended the 2014 NFL draft with 75 roster members, meaning that there was plenty of room for undrafted free agent signings...

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  8. Breaking Down New England Patriots Roster After 2014 NFL Draft

    The New England Patriots , already armed with one of the NFL 's deepest rosters, added nine rookies to through the draft. With the flurry of undrafted signings slowing down, the 2014 roster construction phase is essentially complete...

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  9. New England Patriots: Complete 2014 NFL Draft Wrap-Up and Analysis

    The New England Patriots entered the draft with a largely complete roster. Yes, the Pats had holes, but with depth and youth at nearly every position, the Pats could afford to opt for long-term upside rather than short-term plugs...

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  10. New England Patriots Undrafted Free Agents: Need-to-Know Info for Every Signee

    The 2014 NFL draft represents the final major roster construction phase of the offseason, but that does not mean that every team's current roster is set in stone...

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  11. How Jeremy Gallon Fits with the New England Patriots

    While many expected the New England Patriots to supplement Tom Brady's support unit in the 2014 NFL draft, most figured that help would come at tight end...

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  12. How Jemea Thomas Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots do not have many needs in the secondary, but safety depth looked like an issue headed into the draft...

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  13. How Zach Moore Fits with the New England Patriots

    For the fifth time in seven picks, the New England Patriots have beefed up the trenches, this time with Concordia-St. Paul defensive end Zach Moore in the sixth round...

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  14. How Jon Halapio Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots have exposed their intentions on Day 3 of the NFL draft. For the third time in four picks, the Pats opted to add to the offensive line, drafting Florida guard Jon Halapio in the sixth round...

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  15. How Cameron Fleming Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots have always valued intelligence in their players, but Stanford tackle Cameron Fleming's smarts are on a whole different level. An aeronautical space engineering major, Fleming's brains are nearly as impressive as his frame...

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  16. How James White Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots added more offensive support in the middle rounds, selecting Wisconsin running back James White in the fourth round...

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  17. How Bryan Stork Fits with the New England Patriots

    The interior offensive line looked like a clear need for the New England Patriots heading into the draft...

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  18. New England Patriots Day 3 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The New England Patriots , as they are wont to do, have shocked predraft expectations over the first two days of the draft...

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  19. How Jimmy Garoppolo Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots raised eyebrows with their plethora of pre -draft quarterback visits. While the Pats did not select any of the projected first-rounders they scouted, the ...

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  20. New England Patriots' Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The New England Patriots surprised many observers in the first round, selecting a tantalizing talent in Dominique Easley who comes with glaring medical red flags...

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  21. How Dominique Easley Fits with the New England Patriots

    The New England Patriots were not expected to make a flashy move in the first round. With quarterbacks sliding down the board, they seemed like prime candidates to trade out and add to their Day 2 cargo...

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  22. New England Patriots' Day 1 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    Thursday night of the NFL draft often elicits the most excitement and attention from fans. After all, the best prospects come off the board then and provide the best hope for immediate impact in the fall...

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  23. New England Patriots Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The 2014 NFL draft is finally imminent, and the New England Patriots will aim to reload their roster with young talent as they seek that elusive fourth Lombardi Trophy...

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  24. New England Patriots Mock Draft: Final 7 Round Predictions

    The additional two-week delay to the 2014 NFL draft has not been well-received by most football fans, but the interminable waiting period is almost over...

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  25. Floyd Mayweather Jr. Must Accept Rematch with Marcos Maidana to Silence Doubters

    At this stage of his career, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has nothing left to prove. Any rational analysis of his career would portray one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers in history, and his undefeated record is a nice bonus atop a sparkling resume...

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