1. 2010 NFL Power Rankings: Will the New Orleans Saints Repeat?

    The regular season is under way in just 48 hours when the Vikings take on the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints Thursday night. The start of the season returns with our weekly helping of our 2010 NFL Power Rankings...

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  2. 2010 Fantasy Team Predictions: San Francisco 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers have extremely high expectations headed into this season, and are still led by one of the league's few remaining first-tier running backs, Frank Gore...

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  3. Fantasy Draft Matchup: Vernon Davis Vs Jason Witten

    Tight end is often a forgotten, yet crucial, position when it comes to fantasy football. You have your quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers to worry about, but a productive tight end can be an incredibly valuable commodity...

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  4. Fantasy Football 2010: Top Wide Receiver Sleepers

    With the NFL becoming more pass-happy in recent years, wide receivers have become a valuable commodity in fantasy football . With so much talent on the field there's plenty of incentive to dig deep in order to find some great, under-the-radar pickups..

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  5. Empire State of Mind: Stars Aligning for LeBron James To Join New York Knicks

    As our fictional friend Harvey Dent repeatedly told us throughout The Dark Knight, "The night is always darkest just before the dawn." "And the dawn is coming...

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  6. NBA Free Agency 2010: Rounding Up the Calm Before the Storm

    Amazingly, the 2010 NBA free agency smorgasbord is less than 12 hours away from beginning. The media coverage has been insane and over the top, but with new names and new destinations ...

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  7. 2010 NBA Draft Grades: Breaking Down All the Picks

    The 2010 NBA Draft has come and gone, and there weren't as many "big name" trades as many expected. When the biggest names that switched teams were Ryan Gomes, Martell Webster, and Morris Peterson, there isn't a whole lot of marquee activity...

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  8. NBA Draft 2010: Bulls Trade Kirk Hinrich, No. 17 Pick to Washington Wizards

    The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade guard Kirk Hinrich and the 17th overall pick in tonight's draft to the Washington Wizards . It's currently unclear what will be sent to Chicago in return...

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  9. NBA Draft Boom or Bust: Potential Best/Worst Case Scenarios for Lottery Picks

    True or false: the NBA Draft is Thursday night. True! With the World Cup, Wimbledon, the recent U.S. Open, the conclusion of the exciting NBA Finals, and the league's upcoming free agency bonanza, the draft has flown under the radar a bit...

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  10. 2010 NBA Mock Draft: Evan Turner Still a Lock for Sixers at No. 2?

    We've had several "who's No. 1?" debates with regards to the NBA draft over the past several years. In 2008, the Derrick Rose vs. Michael Beasley debate raged on. If their first two seasons are any indicator, the Bulls made the better choice...

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  11. Bud Selig Takes Action, Designates Pittsburgh Pirates for Assignment

    After months of hibernation in a coffin, Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has awakened. In an impromptu press conference Wednesday morning in Milwaukee, the 75-year-old skeleton addressed the media...

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  12. MLB Power Rankings, Week of June 7: Surging Atlanta Braves Take Over NL East

    With the Rays falling back to Earth a bit, there isn't as big a gap between the AL East and the rest of baseball as there was to start the season...

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  13. Lakers-Celtics XII: Breaking Down The NBA Finals

    We've seen this one before, haven't we? Starting Thursday night, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics will meet in the NBA Finals for the 12th time, easily the most frequent Finals match-up in league history...

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  14. NBA Free Agency 2010: Where Will LeBron James and Others Land?

    July 1, 2010. We're less than two months away from perhaps the most anticipated date in the history of the NBA. While the first day of free agency is newsworthy every year, 2010 is different, for obvious reasons...

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  15. 2010 MLB Power Rankings, Week of April 26: Rays, Twins, Padres Streaking

    We're nearing the end of the first month of the 2010 season, and some unlikely teams are hanging tough in the early divisional races...

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  16. 2010 NFL Draft: Picking the First Round in the Face of Potential Trades

    Here's a first-round mock of the upcoming 2010 NFL draft . Naturally, trades are going to occur on draft night(s), thus killing my predictions, but, every writer has to try. Here's how I think things will shake out, starting this Thursday night...

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  17. 2010 NFL Draft: Jacksonville Jaguars Team Needs

    The Jags were unexpectedly feisty in 2009, despite rampant inconsistency. For example, a week after thrashing the Titans by 20, they were absolutely crushed by a mediocre Seahawks team 41-0...

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  18. 2010 NFL Draft: Tennessee Titans Team Needs

    The Tennessee Titans began the 2009 season as the league's most disappointing team, starting 0-6 on the heels of a great 13-3 season the year before...

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  19. 2010 NFL Draft: Indianapolis Colts' Team Needs

    The Indianapolis Colts enjoyed a season to remember in 2009...until the end, at least. While many predicted Peyton Manning and company would take a step back, the Colts were one of ...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings, Week 3: Yankees Still on Top, Astros Out of Cellar

    While the Yankees and Rays have each gotten off to hot 9-3 starts to the season, the Red Sox, expected by many to be atop the division when the dust settles, have sputtered out of the gate...

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  21. NBA Playoffs 2010: LeBron James and the Cavaliers Will Steal the Crown

    The Western Conference playoffs look absolutely brutal. The Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs are loaded at the top, with any of the top seeds having a legitimate chance at a run to the Finals...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball Risers and Fallers: Week Two

    The 2010 fantasy baseball season is just about to enter its third full week, and we've seen plenty of surprises already...

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  23. 2010 NFL Trade: San Francisco 49ers Acquire Ted Ginn From Dolphins

    According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, the San Francisco 49ers" target="_blank">San Francisco 49ers have acquired wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. from the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a fifth round pick in next week's draft...

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  24. 2010 NFL Draft Double Take: How Can the 49ers Best Use Their First Round Picks?

    With the key subtractions so far this offseason to the roster of the two-time defending NFC West champion Arizona Cardinals, many are predicting the San Francisco 49ers" target="_blank">San ...

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  25. 2010 MLB Power Rankings, Week Two

    We're just about a week into the MLB season, and a couple of teams have jumped out to early-season surprise starts ...

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