1. MLB 2011: San Francisco Giants Miss the Playoffs and 14 Other Bold Predictions

    If someone had told you 12 months ago that the San Francisco Giants would have won the World Series, you would have laughed at them...

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  2. David Wright: On Track To Become the New York Mets' Greatest Hitter Ever

    David Wright is well on his way to becoming one of the best hitters the New York Mets have ever seen. He has already set a number of franchise records, and he may have another eight or nine years ahead of him...

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  3. 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest: Power Ranking All 12 Dunks (With Video Links)

    Blake Griffin won the 2011 NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night in Los Angeles, jumping over a car in his highlight-reel moment...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Mock Draft: Projecting the First Two Rounds (Picks 1-24)

    Fantasy baseball leagues across the country are up and running ahead of the 2011 season. Here are some predictions and projections for the first two rounds of a standard 12-team league, based on average draft positions over the past week...

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  5. New York Mets Spring Training: Predicting the 25-Man Roster for Opening Day 2011

    David Wright, Jose Reyes and Co. are sure bets to make the team out of spring training, but things aren't as clear for Oliver Perez, Daniel Murphy, Brad Emaus and some 30 other guys all vying for a spot on the New York Mets Major League roster...

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  6. New York Mets' Affiliate Offers Christina Aguilera National Anthem Redemption

    Who said the New York Mets don't know how to have a little fun? In one of the funnier and more frivolous moves this offseason, the Mets ' Class A Short-Season affiliate Brooklyn ...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball Projections: Do New York Mets Batters Have Value in 2011?

    Spring Training is right around the corner and that means that your fantasy baseball draft can't be too far away either...

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  8. Lindsey Vonn Slams Unsafe Skiing Conditions at World Cup Race Via Facebook

    Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn has slammed ski organizers in Germany, posting a scathing review of unsafe conditions at a World Championship event in a small Bavarian mountain resort on her Facebook wall...

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  9. Tennis' Global Evolution is Bringing the Sport To New Markets: An Analysis

    Tennis is a global sport, the appeal of which only continues to grow in countries once considered tennis black spots. Players like Rod Laver and Martina Navratilova paved the way for Bjorn Borg and Steffi Graf...

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  10. Christina Aguilera Ruins US National Anthem at Super Bowl XLV

    Christina Aguilera got the biggest sporting event in the world off on the wrong note when she butchered the US National Anthem at the start of Super Bowl XLV on Sunday evening in Dallas...

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  11. Andy Pettitte Retires: Power Ranking the Southpaw's 10 Greatest Starts

    Andy Pettitte announced his retirement from baseball at Yankee Stadium today, bringing an end to a 16-year career that saw him a 240-138 record between his time with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros...

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  12. Kim Clijsters Wins 2011 Australian Open Final: How "Aussie Kim" Defeated Li Na

    Kim Clijsters claimed her fourth Grand Slam on Saturday, defeating Li Na in what was one of the better women’s finals of recent years...

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  13. Australian Open Final: Where Does Kim Clijsters' Victory Rank in Last Decade?

    Kim Clijsters won the 2011 women's Australian Open title on Saturday with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Li Na. There really have been some truly memorable women’s finals at the Australian Open, and this can be added to the list...

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  14. Li Na Upsets Caroline Wozniacki in Australian Open Semifinal: In-Depth Analysis

    Li Na shrugged off early mishaps to dump world No. 1 and top seed Caroline Wozniacki out of the Australian Open and book her place in Saturday's final with Kim Clijsters...

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  15. New York Mets: MLB Top 50 List Shows Mets Have Few Legit Prospects in Minors

    Many New York Mets fans are pessimistic heading into 2011. Now I'm not saying there's not a good reason for this—payroll inflexibility, infield depth, Oliver Perez—but fans right now prefer to look to the future than the present...

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  16. Andy Murray Advances To Australian Open Semis: 5 Things We Learned in His Win

    World No. 5 Andy Murray advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with 7-5, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-3 victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov on Wednesday...

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  17. Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki Is Not the Most Overrated No. 1 Player Ever

    Caroline Wozniacki certainly has her critics right now, with several fans calling her the most overrated world No. 1 player ever...

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  18. Rafael Nadal's Greatness: How He Systematically Demolished Marin Cilic in Oz

    Rafael Nadal booked his place in the Australian Open quarterfinals on Monday with a convincing victory over world No. 15 Marin Cilic , 6-2, 6-4, 6-3...

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  19. Australian Open: The 12 Most Surprising Second-Week Runs by Women Since 1990

    Surprises reign supreme in tennis, maybe more than anywhere else in sports. Sure, upsets happen in Major League Baseball, England's FA Cup, international cricket and college basketball, ...

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  20. Andy Murray Dominates Guillermo Garcia-Lopez In Australian Open Third Round

    Andy Murray continued to dominate his first-week field at the Australian Open with a commanding 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 victory over No. 32 seed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Saturday...

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  21. Maria Sharapova To Last 16 at Australian Open, Has Near Miss With Julia Goerges

    Maria Sharapova has had service problems for a little while now, but when the chips were on the line in her third-round encounter with Julia Goerges at the Australian Open, she kept her biggest weakness in check...

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  22. Australian Open Official Drills Holes in Court When Ball Doesn't Bounce (Video)

    Women's 14th seed Maria Sharapova and third-round opponent Julia Goerges had an unexpected delay before their match on Hisense Arena on Friday when the umpire found a dead spot on the court...

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  23. Roger Federer Pushed To Five Sets at Australian Open 2011: An In Depth Analysis

    Roger Federer was given a massive scare in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, pushed to five sets by Frenchman Gilles Simon...

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  24. Australian Open 2011: 3 Men's Seeds Crash Out on Day 3, Helps Andy Roddick

    It was a bad day for the seeds on Day Three in Melbourne but a great day for Andy Roddick. A host of top players crashed out of the tournament in the second round, all of which were potential opponents in the American's quarter bracket...

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  25. Andy Murray Cruises in First Match at Australian Open, Represents a Real Threat

    Andy Murray started his quest for his first Grand Slam with a comprehensive victory over Slovakian Karol Beck in the first round of the Australian Open...

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