1. Breaking Down the 5 Best Matches from Rodger Federer's Rivalry with Rafael Nadal

    The Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal rivalry comes back to where it all started this week. They met for the first time 10 years ago here in Miami. Roger Federer had just won the first two majors of his career and was settling in as the world No...

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  2. Grading Each Atlanta Hawks Player as Regular Season Enters Final Month

    It has been a roller-coaster season for the Atlanta Hawks . They have gone from the expected third seed to just barely hanging on to the eighth seed. They dropped 13 of 14 games from Feb...

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  3. Sony Open Tennis Preview: Predicting the Top 25 Seeds' Chances in Miami

    After an eventful two weeks in Indian Wells, the ATP moves on to Miami. The Sony Open will get underway on March 19. Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the Indian Wells final to win his third masters title in a row and 17th overall...

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  4. Breaking Down the BNP Paribas Open Semifinal Matchups

    We are down to the semifinals at the 2014 BNP Paribas Open. It has been an eventful tournament full of upsets to this point. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are the only two stars left at Indian Wells...

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  5. Breaking Down the Men's BNP Paribas Open Quarterfinal Matchups

    It has been a great week-and-a-half of tennis thus far at Indian Wells. The 2014 BNP Paribas Open has given us some major upsets with Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka and Andy Murray losing before the quarterfinals...

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  6. Breaking Down Tajh Boyd and His 2014 NFL Draft Prospects

    Tajh Boyd was an excellent quarterback at Clemson, but scouts are questioning whether or not his game will transfer over well to the NFL. After his win over LSU in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in 2012 , Boyd was considered a possible first-round pick...

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  7. Takeaways from the Atlanta Hawks' West Coast Road Trip

    The Atlanta Hawks returned home from yet another unsuccessful road trip. They dropped the first five games, before finally picking up a win against the Utah Jazz on Monday. After going 1-5 on this trip, the Hawks will be home for the next two...

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  8. Recapping the Biggest Stories from Day 1 at the 2014 BNP Paribas Open

    Day one of the 2014 BNP Paribas Open kicked off on Thursday with 16 men's matches. Several long time tour veterans were in play and plenty of Americans. The veterans performed well, but the Americans were not quite as successful...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball 2014: 5 Young Starting Pitchers to Target in Keeper Leagues

    In keeper leagues, stockpiling young starting pitchers can be a good strategy. So, who are some good young pitchers to target? For this list, I made the cutoff age 23...

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  10. Breaking Down the Favorites to Win the 2014 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

    The first ATP Masters 1000 event of the year, the BNP Paribas Open, is set to begin on March 6. It takes place in Indian Wells, Calif...

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  11. Don't Blame Jeff Teague for the Atlanta Hawks' Latest Losing Streak

    The Atlanta Hawks continue their downward spiral. Injuries have thrown a wrench into a season that once looked so promising. After snapping their eight-game skid against the New York Knicks , they have dropped three in a row...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 8 months ago 1,189 reads 2 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball Rankings: The Top 25 NL-Only Starting Pitchers

    It does not feel like baseball season outside here in the Midwest, but Opening Day is now under a month away. If you have not already, it is time to start researching for the upcoming fantasy baseball season...

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  13. 2014 Fantasy Baseball: What's the Word on Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton?

    Billy Hamilton will be the starting center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds come Opening Day. He possesses blazing speed and knows how to use it...

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  14. Breaking Down Rafael Nadal's Title Run at the 2014 Rio Open

    Rafael Nadal added yet another clay-court title to his resume, after he defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov in the Rio Open final 6-3, 7-6(3). It was t he King of Clay's 43rd title on clay and 62nd title overall...

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  15. Biggest Takeaways from the Atlanta Hawks' 8-Game Skid

    The slumping Atlanta Hawks were finally able to snap their eight-game losing streak with a win over the New York Knicks on Saturday...

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  16. Stanislas Wawrinka Won the Australian Open, Is the Big 4 Era over in Tennis?

    Over the past nine years, tennis has been absolutely dominated by the Big Four. Rafael Nadal, Rodger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray had combined to win 34 of 35 majors before this year's Australian Open ...

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  17. Ranking the Cincinnati Reds' Under-the-Radar Players to Watch in 2014

    Baseball season is now just a little over a month away. Cincinnati Reds pitchers and catchers reported to camp February 14, and it is time to look at the Reds' under-the-radar players to watch in 2014...

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  18. 4 Takeaways from Kaitlyn Farrington's Halfpipe Performance at Sochi Olympics

    One day after a disappointing performance by the American men in the halfpipe, the American women dominated n the women's halfpipe competition at the Sochi Olympics. American underdog Kaitlyn Farrington took home the gold medal...

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  19. Why Atlanta Hawks Need Jeff Teague to Step It Up in the 2nd Half

    Jeff Teague received a new contract from the Atlanta Hawks during the offseason, and Atlanta's hope was that Teague would raise his game to the next level...

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  20. Best Tweets from Chicago Bulls' Battle with the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-87 on Thursday night. Chicago could not stop Stephen Curry , who led all players with 34 points...

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  21. Best Tweets from Atlanta Hawks' Battle with Indiana Pacers

    The Indiana Pacers were finally able to get a win in Philips Arena over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. It was the first time in eight years that the Pacers came into Atlanta and walked away with a win during the regular season...

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  22. Twitter Reactions to Marshawn Lynch's Media Performance in Super Bowl XLVIII

    Super Bowl XLVIII turned out to be one of the most lopsided games in Super Bowl history as the Seattle Seahawks pummeled the Denver Broncos ...

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  23. Ole Miss Rebels vs. Tennessee Volunteers Live Blog: Play-by-Play Analysis

    The Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Ole Miss Rebels 86-70 in Knoxville. It was a nice bounce back game for the Vols after getting destroyed at Florida last time out. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Rebels...

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  24. Southern Methodist vs. South Florida Live Blog: Play-by-Play Analysis, Reaction

    The South Florida Bulls pulled the upset win over the Southern Methodist Mustangs 78-71 SMU came in playing great and with tournament aspirations in their future. This was a game that SMU may have needed to win for their tournament resume...

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  25. Rafael Nadal vs. Roger Federer: Keys for Each in Australian Open Semifinals

    Another chapter in the Rodger Federer and Rafael Nadal rivalry will be written in the Australian Open semifinals on Friday. It will be their first Grand Slam meeting since the 2012 Australian Open semifinals...

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