1. Home Run Derby 2011: Who Makes the Anti-Home Run Derby Team?

    First off, let me state that I am not trying to poke fun at the players mentioned in the following slides. These guys have a career in Major League Baseball, and I don't. Each is making more money than I could ever imagine...

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  2. 2011 College World Series: Proof That Baseball's True Home Is the South

    Baseball is a purely southern sport. Now, don't think that I am referring to Major League Baseball with this statement. Those teams draft players from hundreds of high schools and universities across the country...

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  3. UConn Women Thrash UNC, 83-57: An Eyewitness Account

    A few weeks ago, I happened to catch a glimpse of the Connecticut women's basketball schedule while watching ESPN. At this time, their consecutive wins streak was still alive...

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  4. Brett Favre vs. Cal Ripken: Whose Consecutive Game Streak Is Superlative?

    After 19 seasons, it's all over. With Brett Favre battling a sprained joint in his throwing shoulder, the Vikings declared him inactive for last Monday night's game against the New York Giants ...

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  5. Why North Carolina Basketball's 2009-2010 Problems May Still Be Lingering

    Twenty and 17. That record is what North Carolina Tar Heel basketball fans endured throughout the 2009-2010 college basketball season...

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  6. Cowboys Top Vikings Among Most Underachieving Teams in the NFL

    The 2010 NFL season has been full of many surprising teams, good and bad. Some of the good surprises include the 5-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 4-4 NFC West-leading St. Louis Rams, the 5-3 AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs and the 5-4 Oakland Raiders...

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  7. Michael Kolb or Kevin Vick: Which QB Should Start for the Philadelphia Eagles?

    Maybe Philadelphia has just been spoiled over the last several years. For the Eagles , it was always certain who would be their quarterback come Sunday: Donovan McNabb ...

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  8. Tenessee Hits the Showers: Volunteers Learn Proper Bathing Technique

    When I first saw this story, I did not believe it was real. And I can guarantee that this is not a satire. The story I am about to reveal is completely factual...

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  9. Florida Gator Follies: Why Fans From the Swamp Should Be Concerned

    On opening week of the college football season, high expectations surrounded the Florida Gators. The Tim Tebow era was complete, but Gator fans still came out in massive numbers for ...

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  10. Little League World Series: Why ESPN's LLWS Is a World Wide Joke

    First of all, let me go ahead and say that these kids are probably better baseball players than I am. I play high school baseball, and I certainly am not saying these kids do not have talent...

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  11. Underdog Story: Why Unknown Major Champions Are Good For Golf

    Louis Oosthuizen. Graeme McDowell. Y.E. Yang. These three players have won the three of the last four Major Championships in golf. Yang took home the 2009 PGA Championship after outlasting Tiger Woods in the final round...

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  12. Hokie Hokie Hokie Hi: Why Virginia Tech Will Win The ACC

    In 2009, the Virginia Tech Hokies went 10-3, defeating Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl 37-14 to cap off their solid year. Yes, I know that Virginia Tech did not win the ACC last season...

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  13. Just Shut Up: The Five Most Annoying Athletes in Sports

    The criteria for this slideshow is pretty simple. Hearing these athletes on television, watching them play, or seeing their jersey/face should make the typical sports fan cringe. Also, having your name associated with a "saga" will put you on this list.

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  14. Breaking News: LeBron James Signs With Minnesota Vikings

    Finally, we know where LeBron James will call home. He has decided to leave Cleveland and join the Minnesota Vikings to become the team's starting quarterback...

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  15. Heavy Hitters: The Home Run Derby Dream Team

    Imagine baseball's greatest sluggers all in their prime at the same time. Then, put them all on the same field and have them do what they do best. Hit home runs. Eight of baseball's greatest sluggers will make up the Home Run Derby Dream Team...

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  16. Hot Potato: The Five Greatest Laterals in Football History

    The lateral is one of the most controversial plays on the gridiron. Those who pull off a successful lateral are often questioned...

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  17. 2010 FIFA World Cup: United States Given 1-1 Tie With England

    Many articles surrounding the Group C World Cup match between England and the United States say that the U.S. earned a hard-fought 1-1 tie. I am not questioning the effort of the United States squad...

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  18. Tongue Twisters: The 20 Wackiest European Names In the 2010 World Cup

    Samuel Eto'o. Didier Drogba. Oguchi Onyewu. There are many strange and downright wacky names in the soccer world. So many strange names, in fact, that I had to place restrictions on this list...

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  19. Imperfect Perfection: Issues Surrounding Perfect Game Blown Call

    On June 2, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was robbed. Not robbed of a home run, but of a perfect game. Galarraga retired 26 straight hitters, placing him one out away from a perfect game...

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  20. Shots Heard 'Round the World: MLB's 10 Most Memorable Home Runs

    The home run is one of the most exciting plays in sports. Fans and players feel a rush of excitement when a ball goes over the wall. There are some big flies more exciting than others...

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  21. Lookin' Sharp: The 25 Best Alternate Jerseys in Major League Baseball

    Afternoon baseball is always a treat. One part that makes day games unique is the alternate threads. Teams break out their color-ridden uniforms instead of the normal white and gray jerseys...

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  22. Road Trip: The Top 5 Possible Destinations for LeBron James

    Maybe you weren't aware, but the NBA Playoffs are actually going on right now. I can understand your lack of interest, considering that LeBron James has dominated every episode of ...

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  23. Aces Wild: Why There Is No Reason To Panic Over Zack Greinke

    After 7 starts in 2010, Zack Greinke of the Kansas City Royals is 0-4. After 7 starts in 2009, Zack Greinke was 6-1. People are wondering what is wrong with the reigning American League Cy Young winner...

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  24. 2010 NFL Draft: The Five Worst and Five Best Picks

    With the 2010 NFL Draft finally in the books, who came away with the best selections? There is great controversy over most picks in the draft. Although opinions may vary, here is my take on the five best and five worst picks of the NFL Draft...

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  25. 2010 MLB All-Star Game: Position-By-Position Predictions

    Although it is only a few weeks into the 2010 Major League Baseball season, it's not too early to take a look at the 2010 Midsummer Classic in Anaheim, California. All-Star week is filled with excitement and fun for MLB players and fans...

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