1. Can New England Patriots Defense Trust Duron Harmon in 2014?

    The New England Patriots have undergone an uncharacteristically high-profile free-agency period. While it remains too early to evaluate the roster as a whole, the acquisitions ...

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  2. Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects Who Fill New England Patriots' Biggest Need

    When approaching the NFL draft, the New England Patriots under Bill Belichick have always adhered to the "value over need" philosophy...

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  3. 5 NFL Stars Who Should Hang Up Their Cleats After 2014 Season

    One of the most common mantras about the NFL is that the game is really "just a business." Indeed, there are few real-world professions with shorter lifespans, where an individual can rise and fall with equal swiftness...

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  4. NFL Draft 2014: Predictions for Where Most Dynamic Stars Will Land

    With the major waves of free agency largely in the rear-view mirror, the 2014 NFL draft is the last significant portion of the team-building process...

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  5. NCAA Tournament 2014: Updated Bracket, Championship Odds Ahead of Sweet 16

    The second week of the NCAA tournament is when true championship contenders separate themselves from the pack. Yes, there are still Cinderella teams alive, but Final Four runs are rare for them, and those squads often fizzle out by this time...

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  6. Sweet 16 Bracket: Updated Schedule and Upset Picks for NCAA Tournament

    The constant potential for upsets is arguably the greatest allure of the NCAA tournament. The tourney's one-and-done nature enables Cinderella runs in a way that no other major North American sport does...

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  7. March Madness 2014 Schedule: TV Info, Updated Bracket, Top Matchups in Sweet 16

    Everyone loves the all-you-can-eat buffet of college basketball that the first week of March Madness presents. However, the second week of the NCAA tournament is when the premier matchups occur and the true championship contenders arise...

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  8. NCAA Tournament 2014 Bracket: Schedule, Top X-Factors for Sweet 16

    The second week of the 2014 NCAA tournament brings the premier matchups , with mostly Goliaths facing off against each other after disposing of plucky underdogs. As such, the margin for error becomes significantly thinner for top teams...

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  9. Sweet 16 Predictions: Odds, Picks Against Spread for Every Matchup

    If the first week of the NCAA tournament is a celebration for the Cinderellas, then the second week is when the Goliaths of the college basketball world begin asserting their dominance...

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  10. NCAA Tournament TV Schedule 2014: Updated Bracket, Must-See Matchups on Friday

    The first two days of the NCAA tournament are among the most hectic on the sports calendar. For those who couldn't quite keep up with the 16 games from Thursday, here's a link to ...

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  11. March Madness 2014 TV Schedule: Viewing Info, Predictions for Friday's Games

    The first two days of the NCAA tournament are among the most hectic on the entire sports calendar. After gorging on Thursday's buffet of basketball, Friday offers an equally busy and compelling slate of games for viewers...

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  12. NCAA Basketball Tournament 2014: Most Vulnerable Favorites in Friday's Action

    The allure of the NCAA tournament is the notion of equal opportunity. Tiny schools hidden from the spotlight can spring an upset on high-profile Goliaths and raise their own status in the process...

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  13. NCAA Bracket 2014: Updated Bracket and Analysis After Thursday's Early Games

    The 2014 NCAA tournament got underway Thursday afternoon with a trio of games. Though second-seeded Wisconsin rolled, the other two contests brought some unexpected results, including one dramatic finish that kicked off March Madness on a high note...

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  14. March Madness 2014: Updated Bracket, Picks for Rest of Thursday's Action

    The first day of the NCAA tournament is among the most hectic on the sports calendar. Three early afternoon games are already underway, but the bulk of Thursday's action is still to come...

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  15. NCAA Bracket Predictions 2014: Underdogs Who Will Cover Spread in Round of 64

    The NCAA tournament is beloved in part because of its unpredictability. Though the one-and-done nature of the tournament defies accurate prognostication, March Madness is subject to more armchair experts than nearly any other sporting event...

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  16. Joel Embiid Injury: Latest News and Notes on Kansas Star Before NCAA Tourney

    One of the biggest early storylines of the 2014 NCAA tournament surrounds star Kansas center Joel Embiid and his balky back...

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  17. How Will Carolina Panthers' Free-Agency Strategy Affect Their Draft Approach?

    The Carolina Panthers were one of the NFL 's breakout teams in 2013. With a young roster headlined by true foundational pieces on both sides of the ball, one might have thought the Panthers were set up for sustained long-term success...

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  18. March Madness 2014 Bracket: Predictions for Toughest Second-Round Games

    One of the most alluring aspects of March Madness is bracketology . Yes, everyone loves to see a Cinderella like Florida Gulf Coast, but fans around the country trying to win office pools may adopt a team for their tournament run...

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  19. NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket 2014: Schedule, Odds and Top Locks

    The 2014 NCAA basketball tournament promises to deliver even more madness than usual, given the parity at the top of the college basketball pyramid this year...

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  20. CBI 2014: Highlighting Top Contenders in Postseason Tournament

    March Madness is beloved because of its all-inclusive nature, but not everyone can receive an invite to the 68-team NCAA tournament...

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  21. NCAA Tournament 2014: National Championship Odds for Underrated Contenders

    The 2014 NCAA tournament is being hailed as one of the toughest forecasts in recent memory. With few clear-cut top contenders, it seems reasonable we could see a dark-horse contender cut down the nets in Arlington, Texas...

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  22. NCAA Tournament 2014: Upset Predictions for Round of 64 Bracket

    March Madness is one of America's most beloved sporting events because it is one of the few championships that is truly an equal-opportunity provider...

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  23. Final Four Predictions 2014: Picks, Best Odds to Win National Championship

    The early forecast for the 2014 NCAA tournament suggests more parity than we have seen in years. Thus, while the oddsmakers have identified clear favorites, as we can see by the ...

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  24. 2014 NCAA Tournament Sleepers: Dark Horses Best Equipped to Reach Final Four

    One of the many wonderful aspects of March Madness is the capacity for Cinderella teams to capture the nation's attention with an unexpected deep run...

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  25. Ranking New England Patriots' Best Remaining Free-Agency Options

    The New England Patriots typically emphasize middle-class value over upper-tier flash in free agency. With less cap space than desired, the Pats figured to stay relatively quiet this year...

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