1. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015: Updated Standings, Bracket and Top Must-See Games

    It can take years for the NHL 's balance of power to shift, but the stagnant salary cap has thinned out some of the established powers, thus resulting in significant postseason turnover this year...

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  2. Why Logan Ryan Is New England Patriots' Most Critical X-Factor in 2015

    For all the energy we invest covering, reading and worrying about the NFL draft, the offseason's signature event will likely have a fairly minimal bearing on how the 2015 season actually plays out...

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  3. NBA Playoff Standings 2015: Updated Bracket, Matchups That Will Change Picture

    The NBA playoffs may start in 11 days, but it's anyone's best guess as to which matchups will actually occur...

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  4. Safest, Riskiest Choices New England Patriots Might Consider in 2015 NFL Draft

    Bill Belichick has never been a risk-averse football decision-maker, on or off the field. That mentality especially applies to his draft philosophy, as Belichick has taken plenty ...

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  5. Masters 2015: Odds for Sleepers and Favorites Heading into Augusta

    April is the sports calendar's most jam-packed month, with Opening Day, the NFL draft and NBA and NHL playoffs garnering much of the attention...

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  6. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Projections for Top Sleepers Available on Waiver Wires

    With the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs opening the MLB season Sunday night, most if not all fantasy baseball drafts have already occurred...

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  7. Upgrade or Downgrade: Making the Call on Patriots' Offseason Additions

    NFL free agency is generally an exercise in impatience. Players want piles of guaranteed cash before they’ve played a down under their new contract, while organizations and fans want results as soon as the pen hits the dotted line...

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  8. What Recent History Suggests About New England Patriots' 2015 Draft Plan

    The NFL may be a 365-day enterprise, but this period is a bit of a black hole on the calendar for football fans. Free agency has slowed to a dribble, and with the draft still one month out it's hard to pin down any definitive plans...

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  9. March Madness 2015 Bracket: Final Four Schedule, Most Outstanding Player Outlook

    In a year where college basketball has been relatively top-heavy, it's fitting that the Final Four consists of four of the past decade's premier programs. With a trio of No...

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  10. NCAA Tournament Schedule 2015: Picks, Live Stream for Sunday's Elite Eight

    In a year when chalk has generally ruled, the cream of the NCAA tournament crop has risen to the top. A pair of No...

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  11. March Madness 2015 Schedule: TV Info, Live Stream and Friday's Sweet 16 Picks

    If the first week of March Madness is all about wall-to-wall action and thrilling upsets, the second week represents the time for championship contenders to separate themselves...

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  12. Five 2014 Stats the New England Patriots Must Improve Upon in 2015

    By most accounts, the New England Patriots have regressed from the team that last took the field in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 1...

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  13. Best Possible Outcomes for New England Patriots' Top 3 Draft Picks

    To paraphrase Jon Steinbeck, the best laid schemes of NFL teams often go awry. The NFL draft is an unpredictable, dynamic system in which a single phone call inevitably fosters wide-ranging ripple effects...

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  14. NCAA Brackets 2015: Picks and Updated Odds Ahead of 3rd-Round Day 2 Schedule

    The opening day of the NCAA tournament set an impossible standard to meet in terms of drama. Indeed, March Madness' second day was a near 180-degree turn; apart from Dayton upsetting Providence, every single higher-seeded team won...

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  15. NFL Veteran Combine Participants 2015: Players Who Will Make Rosters This Season

    Football mania in America has made the NFL a true 365-day operation, even during the leaner parts of the league calendar...

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  16. Sunland Derby 2015: Post Time, Post Positions, Contenders Odds and Schedule

    With horse racing's Triple Crown season commencing in roughly six weeks, all eyes are on the prep races leading up to the Kentucky Derby...

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  17. 3 New England Patriots in Line for Increased Roles in 2015

    As perennial contenders, the New England Patriots are used to seeing players flock to Foxborough for the opportunity to compete for Super Bowls...

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  18. NCAA Tournament TV Schedule 2015: Thursday Matchups Sure to Bust Brackets

    No American sporting event has celebrated the upset quite like the NCAA tournament. From office pools to betting to plain old drama, watching previously anonymous Cinderellas emerge on the national stage has always driven the tournament's popularity...

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  19. NIT Tournament 2015: Full Bracket, Schedule and Top Championship Contenders

    The NCAA tournament may receive most of the coverage over the next three weeks, but the NIT serves as a worthy consolation prize for some of the best squads to miss the 68-team cut...

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  20. 2015 NFL Draft: First-Round Order and Prospects on the Rise After Pro Days

    The long leadup to the NFL draft provides organizations ample time to over-think their initial reads on a prospect, a process that undoubtedly leads to draft-day mistakes...

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  21. Final Four Predictions 2015: Odds and Picks for Top NCAA Tournament Teams

    March Madness has certainly fulfilled its moniker in recent seasons. No Final Four has had more than a single No. 1 seed since 2009, and three of the past four years have seen a team seeded eighth or worse win its regional...

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  22. New England Patriots: Updated Draft Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    Contrary to what some talk radio hosts may have you believe, the sky is not falling on the New England Patriots ...

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  23. New England Patriots: Reassessing Draft Needs After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    Evaluating draft needs before free agency is the type of exercise that probably inspired cliches like "putting the cart in front of the horse...

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  24. Rebel Stakes 2015: Post Time, Post Positions, Contenders, Odds and Schedule

    In the lead up to Triple Crown season, the Oaklawn three-year-old stakes program represents our last opportunity to handicap the field of top contenders...

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  25. NFL Free Agents 2015: Rumors and Signing Predictions for Top Available Names

    NFL free agency sneaked up on reporters and the general public alike, as teams made a sham of the three-day legal-tampering period this year...

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