1. Pittsburgh Pirates' Offseason Primer: Bucs' Biggest Positions of Need

    The Pittsburgh Pirates were a much-improved team in 2012, winning 79 games and competing for a playoff berth for much of the season. That does not imply that this team does not have several clear holes, however...

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  2. New York Jets: What the Jets Should Be Focusing On in Remaining 2012 Games

    Barring a miraculous turn of events, the New York Jets will not be playing postseason football this year...

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  3. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 10

    Coming out of their bye week, the Jets will take their last shot at 2012 relevance when they visit the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday. If the Jets can upset the Seahawks, they will sit at 4-5 with a very soft schedule ahead of them...

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  4. Chicago Cubs: Power Ranking the Cubs' Young Core with the Rest of the NL Central

    Since Theo Epstein joined the Cubs , the North Siders have focused on acquiring young talent and setting their rebuilding plan in motion...

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  5. SEC Basketball Power Rankings: Week 1

    Nearly seven months after Kentucky cut down the nets last October, SEC teams will start their 2012-13 basketball campaigns this week...

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  6. Andrew McCutchen: Pittsburgh Pirates' Superstar Likely Didn't Deserve Gold Glove

    Andrew McCutchen 's dream 2012 season continued Tuesday, when it was announced that he had won the Gold Glove for National League center fielders...

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  7. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 8

    The New York Jets play what may be the most critical game of their 2012 season this Sunday when they face off against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium...

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  8. Pittsburgh Pirates' NL Central Road Isn't Getting Easier

    On Monday night, the St. Louis Cardinals came up one game short of their second consecutive World Series berth. But despite their defeat, the recent success of the National League Central remains notable...

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  9. New York Jets: Is Gang Green This Season's 'Good Bad Team'?

    As the NFL has seen fewer and fewer elite teams over the years, the concept of the "good Bad Team" has grown in popularity...

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  10. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 7

    After steadying their season with a Week 6 blowout of the Indianapolis Colts , the New York Jets open their 2012 series with the New England Patriots in Foxboro this week...

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  11. Tom Brady, New England Patriots Will Test New York Jets' Defensive Depth

    Thus far, the New York Jets ' secondary has shown that it can overcome the loss of Darrelle Revis, as Antonio Cromartie has stepped up and filled the shutdown cornerback position...

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  12. Pittsburgh Pirates' Season Review: The Bucs' Five Best and Worst Games of 2012

    The Pittsburgh Pirates ' 2012 season was many things to many people, alternatively uplifting and distressing, but it was certainly eventful. The Pirates have had a flair for the dramatic over the past few years, and this season was no exception...

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  13. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 6

    Following a flawed yet encouraging performance in a Week 5 loss to the Houston Texans , the New York Jets find themselves hosting the Indianapolis Colts in a critical Week 6 matchup...

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  14. Rex Ryan's Newly Aggressive Style Makes the New York Jets a Better Team

    Despite losing to the Houston Texans on Monday night, the New York Jets looked a radically different team than the one that had taken the field in Weeks 2 through 4. They played an exciting game and nearly knocked off their undefeated counterparts...

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  15. Justin Verlander: Tigers Ace Makes Detroit Heavy ALDS Favorites

    Despite their shutout loss Tuesday night, the Detroit Tigers have to feel pretty comfortable with their 2-1 ALDS lead over the Oakland Athletics ...

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  16. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 5

    Following a Sunday which saw the Jets blown out at home by the San Francisco 49ers while losing a valuable contributor (Santonio Holmes) for the second consecutive week, the Jets' ...

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  17. MLB Playoffs: Major League Baseball Needs to Change Its Seeding Method

    On Friday night, the 93-69 Texas Rangers were eliminated from the American League playoffs by the 93-69 Baltimore Orioles . Meanwhile, the 88-74 Detroit Tigers rested at home, awaiting Game 1 of the American League Division Series...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates' Season Review: Did the Bucs Meet Expectations?

    The Pirates' wrapped up their regular season this week, finishing 79-83 and continuing their record streak of 20 consecutive losing seasons. This season also represented the most wins the Bucs have recorded in a season since 1997...

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  19. Santonio Holmes Injury: What Are the New York Jets' Passing Game Options Now?

    The New York Jets offense was sputtering before Santonio Holmes ' fourth-quarter injury in Gang Green's blowout loss to the San Francisco 49ers , with Mark Sanchez completing less than 50 percent of his passes so far in 2012...

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  20. Pittsburgh Pirates: How Would the Bucs Have Fared in the Wild-Card Playoff?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates completed their 2012 collapse on Sunday, clinching a 20th consecutive losing season following a 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Cincinnati Reds —so now seems like an appropriate time to look at what could have been...

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  21. New York Jets: 10 Jets to Watch in Week 4

    Life without Darrelle Revis starts this Sunday for the New York Jets , and there certainly could have been an easier beginning than a home tilt against the San Francisco 49ers ...

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  22. Why Pittsburgh Pirate Fans Should Still View 2012 as a Success

    If you told a Pirate fan before the season that the Bucs would be 76-80 heading into the season's final week, that fan would probably be pretty happy...

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  23. Pittsburgh Pirates Were Right to Retain Neal Huntington as General Manager

    Team President Frank Coonnelly announced on Wednesday afternoon that the Pittsburgh Pirates would retain General Manager Neal Huntington as well as assistants Greg Smith and Kyle Stark...

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  24. Detroit Lions Were Wrong to Play for Field Goal in Overtime

    In Sunday's most dramatic game , the Tennessee Titans held off the Detroit Lions 44-41 in overtime when they stopped the Lions on a poorly designed fourth down quarterback sneak...

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  25. New York Jets: 10 Players to Watch in Week 3

    The New York Jets ' Week 3 matchup against the Miami Dolphins is being viewed as a critical moment in Gang Green's season...

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