1. New England Patriots Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Dominique Easley

    After years of growing pains, the New England Patriots appear to finally have a defense capable of becoming one of the league's elite units...

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  2. PFA Awards 2014: Biggest Challengers to Luis Suarez Next Season

    The 2014 Professional Footballers Assocation (PFA) Awards were essentially a no-brainer. Luis Suarez earned a well-deserved Footballer of the Year Award, with a potentially record-breaking ...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 4 months ago 6,331 reads 34 comments

  3. NBA Playoffs 2014: X-Factors Who Will Decide Closest First-Round Matchups

    Though often criticized for its diluted field, the first round of this year's NBA playoffs has provided an unusual amount of drama and potential upsets...

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  4. 2014 Kentucky Derby Horses: Top Contenders to Win Triple Crown's First Leg

    The 2014 Kentucky Derby will commence the journey to end horse racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought. Though there have been numerous horses to win the first two legs within the ...

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  5. 8 NFL Stars Playing for a New Contract in 2014

    NFL free agency rarely provides excellent value, as teams are often willing to overpay for veterans with proven track records. The head of each class typically consists of upper-middle-class quality players receiving top-tier contracts...

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  6. New England Patriots Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Ryan Shazier

    After years of growing pains, Bill Belichick 's defensive reconstruction is nearly complete. The New England Patriots , long known as a physical run-stuffing defense, have adapted ...

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  7. Seattle Seahawks' Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade

    Though their success may feel recent, the Seattle Seahawks have actually been one of the NFL 's most successful organizations for the best decade...

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  8. 2014 Masters Winner: Long-Term Implications for Bubba Watson's Victory

    To the casual golf viewer, the 2014 Masters was largely devoid of star quality. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were both gone from the weekend for the first time in 20 years, and Rory McIlroy was off the radar after shooting a 77 on Friday...

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  9. Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Results: Highlights, Analysis of Welterweight Title Fight

    The second iteration of Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley lived up to the hype while also providing some justice after the controversial first bout...

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  10. New England Patriots Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Troy Niklas

    Entering the 2014 NFL draft, the New England Patriots are one of the few teams with enough depth to think long term with their selection...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 7,619 reads 22 comments

  11. The Masters 2014: Final Reaction to End-of-Day 4 Leaderboard

    Even without the star power of Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson , the final round of the 2014 Masters provided plenty of drama with roller-coaster rounds and momentum swings throughout the day...

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  12. Masters Prize Money 2014: Complete Purse Earnings from Augusta

    The Masters Tournament is known as the PGA Tour's most prestigious event, not only because of the history and tradition but also because of the huge payouts. Indeed, Bubba Watson was not the only competitor to come away with a handsome payday...

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  13. Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2014: Assessing Long-Term Imapact of Championship Fight

    Manny Pacquiao 's second fight with Timothy Bradley went much like the first one, except for the final result. Pacquiao earned the unanimous decision many felt he deserved 23 months ago, and reclaimed the WBO welterweight title in the process...

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  14. La Liga Table: Dissecting Updated Standings After Week 33

    As the La Liga season reaches its conclusion, the weekly results become even more consequential. The three-team race at the top of the table is a surprising and captivating one, and ...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 13,669 reads 4 comments

  15. EPL Table Week 34: Breaking Down Updated Premier League Standings

    The imminent end of the Premier League season means that the roughly eight-month long marathon has turned into a spring...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 19,149 reads 0 comments

  16. New England Patriots 2014 NFL Draft Fact or Fiction

    The structure of the NFL offseason has left fans in a bit of a holding pattern at the moment. Though free-agent bargains are still available, the majority of the money in that department has already been spent...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 15,620 reads 21 comments

  17. 2014 NFL Draft: Predictions for Latest Rumors Surrounding Texans, Vikings, More

    The 2014 NFL draft is still a little over a month away, but the buzz surrounding potential selections and trades is already building...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 5,966 reads 0 comments

  18. 2014 NFL Free Agency: Best Remaining Bargains to Fill Out Your Roster

    While the primary phase of the 2014 NFL free-agency period has largely subsided, teams are still in the early phases of their 2014 roster construction...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 82,128 reads 59 comments

  19. WWE WrestleMania 2014: Highlighting Biggest Moments from Pre-Show

    The WWE WrestleMania XXX match card was already fraught with storylines before the event's beginning. However, the new two-hour pre -show added even more intrigue to the events...

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  20. NCAA Tournament 2014: Offensive Keys for Kentucky and UConn in Championship Game

    The 2014 national championship game may pit a No. 7 and No. 8 seed against each other, but make no mistake, this is far from a Cinderella tussle...

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  21. NCAA Tournament 2014: Updated Bracket, Odds for National Championship Game

    Parity is typically an overused term in sports, but this year's NCAA tournament and national championship contestants embody that term. Fittingly, a season without a truly dominating top tier has produced a No...

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  22. World Men's Curling Championship 2014: Final Results and Top Performers

    The 2014 World Men's Curling Championship wrapped up on Sunday after a week-long competition in Beijing, China. The final day of competition pitted Canada against Switzerland for the bronze medal and Scandinavian rivals Norway and Sweden for the gold...

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  23. Premier League Week 34 Table: Most Important Developments from EPL Action

    As the Premier League season winds down, the three primary races have begun to solidify. There's a three-way race for the title, a borderline shocking two-team battle for the last ...

    Sterling Xie Written by Sterling Xie about 5 months ago 17,791 reads 20 comments

  24. 5 Big-Money NFL Free-Agent Moves That Won't Pan Out

    NFL free agency is often alluring to fans and front offices because of the quick-fix possibilities. Unlike the draft, where even exhaustive scouting does not necessarily produce ...

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  25. 5 Best-Case Scenarios for New England Patriots in 2014 NFL Draft

    In the preliminary stages of the 2014 NFL offseason, it appears the New England Patriots are well-positioned to be Super Bowl contenders once again next season...

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