1. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Reasons They Won't Lose to the Miami Heat Again

    The Los Angeles Lakers are hot. The Miami Heat are not. The two teams will meet up in Miami on Thursday, March 10. Thursday will mark the first contest between the two squads since Christmas Day...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 5,465 reads 69 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant and 5 Other Long-Shots to Win the 2011 NBA MVP

    For the first time since Dirk Nowitzki won the NBA MVP award in 2006-07, the season's best player doesn't stick out like a sore thumb. With players moving around at the blink of an eye, many teams have multiple stars...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 920 reads 10 comments

  3. Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire or LeBron James: Who Would You Prefer?

    When LeBron James made the long trip from Cleveland to Miami this offseason, I'm not sure he knew what would ensue in the NBA. Since James and Chris Bosh went south to join Dwyane Wade on the Miami Heat, NBA players have been on the move...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 317 reads 8 comments

  4. Novak Djokovic: Noticeable Changes That Suggest He's Made the Next Step

    Novak Djokovic stormed onto the scene when he won the 2008 Australian Open. Many people thought that would open a floodgate of major titles for the young Serb. Surprisingly, Djokovic hit what some would call a slump...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,004 reads 23 comments

  5. NFL Draft 2011: 10 Teams That Need Cam Newton

    Cam Newton has the ability to help any NFL team if given the opportunity. Regardless of the year, there are always a few teams searching for a new quarterback in the NFL draft...

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  6. NFL Draft 2011: Top Stories of the NFL Combine Thus Far

    As many football fans know, the NFL combine is a make or break opportunity for many future NFL players. Each player is obsessed over, physique and talents under constant scrutiny...

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  7. NBA Trades: 10 Bold Predictions for the Los Angeles Lakers After Deadline

    The Los Angeles Lakers did not make a deal before the 2011 NBA Trade Deadline, much to the chagrin of Lakers fans. The Lakers entered the All-Star break riding a three-game skid that included a lost to the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 8,933 reads 31 comments

  8. NBA Trade Deadline: Eastern Conference Power Rankings With Carmelo and Deron

    The trade deadline has passed and the Eastern Conference has taken two superstars from the West. Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams were sent east by the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz, respectively...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,029 reads 2 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony Trade: How the New York Knicks and Miami Heat Match Up

    Rumors are circulating that Carmelo Anthony is going to be traded again before the deadline. Just kidding...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,693 reads 3 comments

  10. NBA Trade Rumors: 10 Players Still Left on the Trade Block

    Now that Carmelo Anthony has teamed up with Amar'e Stoudemire in New York, many other deals can come to the forefront. Whether or not the deals happen is a different story...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 5,637 reads 5 comments

  11. 2011 College Football Preview: 5 Bold Predictions

    Now that the NCAA football recruits have all picked new homes, predictions can begin. NCAA football has one of the longer off-seasons in any sport, college or professional...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 4,341 reads 44 comments

  12. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Defensive Players That Need A Great NFL Combine

    The NFL Combine is a venue for players to show their extreme athleticism and physical abilities to move up 2011 NFL Draft boards. Players who did not perform well during their college career can prove their hype was not just hype...

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  13. Los Angeles Lakers Lose Again: Where Does the Team Go From Here?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are the latest victim in the year of the hypothetical panic button. After the Lakers suffered an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, Lakers fans hoped to see Carmelo Anthony boarding a plane to LA...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 666 reads 5 comments

  14. Lakers Fall to Cavaliers: The 10 Worst Losses of L.A's Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers came into the 2010-11 NBA season with tons of hype after winning their second consecutive NBA Championship, but the team has suffered a slew of unexpected losses...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 955 reads 4 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant in the Movies: Pau As Black Swan and Comparisons for Other Teammates

    Kobe Bryant has the ability—and the ego—to be a one-man show. He's scored 81 points in a single game and averaged over 35 per contest over the course of a season He also won five championships...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,146 reads 11 comments

  16. NBA Trade Speculation: 5 Reasons Deron Williams Should Leave Utah Jazz

    As one of the elite point guards in the NBA, Deron Williams rarely gets called for traveling. By Feb. 24 at 3 p.m., Williams should change it up and move out of Utah...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 3,653 reads 36 comments

  17. Jadeveon Clowney: 10 Ways He Can Change College Football

    Steve Spurrier can now say he possesses the nation's top recruit from the class of 2011. Jadeveon Clowney, defensive end from South Pointe High School, has just signed with the South Carolina Gamecocks...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,730 reads 8 comments

  18. Ray Allen vs. Reggie Miller: Which NBA Player Would Win a Three-Point Shootout?

    About this time each year, the age-old question surfaced. Ray Allen or Reggie Miller? The argument is who would win the Three-Point Shootout on All-Star Weekend. Allen has one title under his belt in five attempts...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 9,012 reads 31 comments

  19. Pau Gasol to Los Angeles Lakers and the 15 Biggest Deadline Deals in NBA History

    The 16th Thursday of the NBA season is a date all general managers must dread. For the few weeks leading up to the day, teams are under tremendous pressure to make a deal that will ...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,744 reads 4 comments

  20. Super Bowl 2011: Aaron Rodgers' Performance Solidifies His Status As Elite QB

    The world can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the most talked about Packers quarterback is no longer Brett Favre...

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  21. 2011 NFL Draft Preview: Top 10 Players Philadelphia Eagles Should Now Target

    The high-flying, offensive-minded Philadelphia Eagles rode on Michael Vick's shoulders for the better part of the 2010 NFL season. Unfortunately, the run stopped in the NFC Wild Card round...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 3,805 reads 25 comments

  22. NBA Power Rankings: From Top To the Cleveland Cavaliers

    After questionably the most riveting NBA off-season in history, many teams were left with new components to explore. LeBron James and Chris Bosh went to Miami to team up with Dwyane Wade...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 998 reads 10 comments

  23. National Signing Day 2011: Oregon Hopes To Bolster Receiving Corps

    With National Signing Day approaching rapidly, the Oregon Ducks have their focus blatantly on one position. Wide receiver...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 1,929 reads 2 comments

  24. Pro Bowl 2011: 10 Changes That Need To Be Made For NFL's All-Star Game

    How many people tuned in to this year's Pro Bowl? The game peaked at over 14 million viewers and dropped to just over 10 million when CBS aired The Lost Valentine, a made-for-TV movie...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about over 3 years ago 201 reads 1 comments

  25. Pro Bowl 2011: Bill Belichick Coaches Lackluster AFC in 55-41 Loss To NFC

    Bill Belichick should have known it was going to be a bad day when Tom Brady wasn't his starting quarterback. A Belichick-led AFC squad watched the points pile up in a 55-41 loss to the NFC on Sunday...

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