1. Shabazz Napier and UConn's Seniors Go out with Win over Rutgers

    Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities starts off by saying, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...

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  2. UConn Huskies Top Cincinnati Bearcats 51-45 in Defensive Affair

    College basketball, in its purest form, is a beautiful game. Student-athletes push themselves for more than just a paycheck, as pride and love are the biggest of motivators. Pep bands make for a game-day ambiance unlike any other...

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  3. UConn Goes Cold from the Field in 64-55 Loss to SMU

    They say revenge is a dish best served cold. However, the only thing that came out particularly cold was the UConn offense, as the Huskies couldn’t avenge their Jan. 4 loss to SMU in Sunday’s 64-55 loss at Gampel Pavilion ...

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  4. UConn's Shabazz Napier Demonstrates What Makes Him Special in Win over Memphis

    There are probably quite a few college basketball players who are better than Shabazz Napier. There are players who have more talent. Jabari Parker and Julius Randle continue to wow scouts with their athleticism and ability...

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  5. UConn Locks Down USF in 83-40 Blowout

    Legendary coach Jim Calhoun once said that Kevin Ollie had earned a “ Ph .D. in basketball.” The current UConn head coach has accomplished more than most in his ...

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  6. UConn Open Chinese New Year with Revenge Win over Houston

    UConn head coach Kevin Ollie has always had a little Confucius in him. At first glance, it’s easy to wonder what exactly a Chinese philosopher can have in common with a Californian basketball coach...

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  7. Comparing Tottenham to Recent Fourth-Place Finishers

    There really is no true way to quantify the constant mess that is the Barclays Premier League. In a league where anything goes, there’s no true way to ever predict what’s going to happen...

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  8. Diego Maradona Hits out at Pele over Honorary Ballon D'Or

    When it comes to footballing legends, few are as renowned as Pele and Diego Maradona . Pele, the famous Brazilian, is remembered by even the most casual fan, as his career goalscoring total and international heroics are the stuff of legends...

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  9. Foreign EPL Influx Is Great for the Fans but Is It Hurting the Game in England?

    When assessing the competitiveness of the Barclays Premier League, little more needs to be said than the facts put forth by taking a glance at the current table...

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  10. Xavi Rumors Show Growth of Major League Soccer

    Since its inception in 1996, Major League Soccer has been looked at as a little brother of sorts in comparison to its competitors across the pond...

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  11. Xabi Alonso's Confirmation of Real Madrid Allegiance Ends Liverpool Fantasy

    There was once a period of time where Liverpool Football Club boasted the best midfield in the world. Turn the clock back to 2007, where passes were beautiful, goals were abundant and the midfield was packed on Merseyside ...

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  12. Vincent Tan and the Worst Owners in Sports

    In the world of professional sports, there are quite a few people responsible for a team's successes and failures. To start, there are the players, as much of a team's success depends on those who are actually on the field...

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  13. Liverpool Face True Test in Chelsea Following Manchester City Knockdown

    When it comes to inspirational sports movies, few inspire quite like Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky collection...

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  14. Tottenham Face Must-Win Game with Southampton to Keep Top-4 Hopes Alive

    The motto of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is “ Audere est Facere ,” or “To dare is to do.” If Tottenham dare to call themselves top-four contenders, they’re going to have plenty of work to do this holiday season...

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  15. Ronaldinho Comparisons Are Hasty, but Coutinho Shows Beauty of Brazilian No. 10

    In the world of international soccer, there is a saying that when you’re bored of Brazilian No. 10s, you’re bored of life. While saying that the green and yellow No...

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  16. UConn Huskies Avoid Letdown with 95-68 Rout of Maine

    There are few things more backbreaking than the infamous trap game. It happens quite frequently in the realm of sports...

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  17. Luis Suarez Ascending to the Throne of Premier League's Best Player

    There are quite a few words that have been used to describe the enigma that is Luis Suarez . Suarez is a biter. He is a diver. He is a racist. He is a cheat...

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  18. Tottenham vs. Manchester United: Who Has a Better Chance at a Top Four Finish?

    As expected, the horserace that is the Barclay’s Premier League is tight entering the first turn of a long season...

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  19. Liverpool Face Left-Sided Uncertainty with Injury to Jose Enrique

    For the past decade, there has been a certain Spanish influence on the red half of Merseyside. Whether it's Luis Garcia and his sangria, Xabi Alonso’s pinpoint passes or ...

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  20. DeAndre Daniels Busts out of Slump as UConn Topples Boston University

    To put it kindly, DeAndre Daniels was struggling. The junior big man, whom many tabbed as a key to UConn’s success this season, was much more non-factor than X-factor through the Huskies' opening three games...

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  21. UConn Shows Depth with 101-55 Thrashing of Detroit

    Coming into the 2013-14 season, the UConn Huskies were easy to break down on paper. The Huskies were going to be led by strong guard play, mostly from veterans Shabazz Napier and ...

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  22. Dempsey Reunion a Necessity in Fulham's Fight Against the Drop

    Let’s get this out of the way early: Fulham are in trouble. The Cottagers could be facing a long season...

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  23. Shabazz Napier Puts Together Record-Breaking Triple-Double Against Yale

    The UConn basketball program has developed its fair share of legendary basketball players. There’s the world-renowned Ray Allen, whose exploits from behind the arc rank him as one of the best shooters in basketball history...

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  24. Manchester United Players Should Focus on Themselves, Not Arsenal

    Let’s rewind seven months. It’s May. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and David Moyes is beginning his tenure in charge of England’s biggest club. Now, let’s fast-forward a few months...

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  25. Huskies Display Depth, Balance in Exhibition Blowout

    When it comes to explaining UConn’s 98-38 shellacking of exhibition opponent Concordia, Coach Kevin Ollie said it best. “When Pat Lenehan outscores (Ryan) Boatright, there are a lot of things that don’t look right on the stat sheet...

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