1. NFL Week 9 Predictions: Picking Winners in 3 Rivalry Games

    In the NFL , anything can happen—especially in rivalry games. This week, five games will be played between divisional opponents, and each one could be considered a rivalry contest...

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  2. Chris Herren: Ex-Basketball Star Rebounds After Near-Death Experiences

    Chris Herren, a drug-afflicted basketball player, has turned his life around after nearly ending it on many occasions...

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  3. Kim Kardashian Divorce: Will Broken Ties Keep Her out of Sports News?

    Kim Kardashian is slowly inching her way out of sports news, and how certain people feel about that depends on their attitude toward the matter. Personally, I love it. According to TMZ , Kardashian filed for divorce Monday morning...

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  4. Manny Pacquiao Naïve in His Lofty Expectations for Future

    Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao expressed a belief that he can balance a career in boxing while also serving as governor in the Philippines, which makes me think he doesn’t fully understand politics...

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  5. LSU vs. Alabama: Trent Richardson Will Clinch Heisman with Beastly Performance

    On Saturday, the Alabama Crimson Tide must rely on junior running back Trent Richardson if they want to claim the No. 1 ranking and give Richardson a shot at the prestigious Heisman trophy...

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  6. Brian Cashman: New York Yankees Make Right Move Re-Signing GM

    The New York Yankees have re-signed general manager/senior vice president Brian Cashman to a three-year deal, as the Yanks will continue serving under the same GM they’ve had since 1998...

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  7. Chargers vs. Chiefs: Why San Diego Failing Is Sign of Things to Come

    Philip Rivers is a fantasy quarterback at best, and right now he’s not even doing well at that. As the weeks pass by, the interceptions keep coming for the fiery San Diego Chargers quarterback...

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  8. Lance Armstrong: Why Dissing Jerry Jones Was Justified

    Lance Armstrong took a shot at the ownership of the Dallas Cowboys , and he wasn’t wrong for doing so...

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  9. NFL Power Rankings Week 9: The Top 3 Teams in Football

    With Week 8 of the NFL on the books, only one team remains undefeated—last year's Super Bowl champion. Defense has started to catch up to the potent offenses in the league, as four teams last week were held to 10 points or less...

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  10. Jim Harbaugh Fight: Jim Schwartz Completely Overreacted to Harbaugh's Handshake

    Immediately after the San Francisco 49ers closed out their 25-19 upset of the previously undefeated Detroit Lions , Jim Harbaugh and Jim Schwartz approached one another for the traditional post-game handshake...

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  11. Sean Payton Injury: Why Payton Is Best Served Staying in the Booth

    Head coach Sean Payton was severely injured early in the first quarter of Sunday’s 26-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . If that doesn’t sound bizarre to you then I’m surprised you’re reading this article...

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  12. Dan Wheldon Crash Video: ABC and IndyCar Handled Sad Situation With Class

    Rarely does an athlete pass away on his or her field of play. However, auto racing is unique because instead of being on a playing field or court, the athlete is in a machine that can travel at incredibly high speeds...

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  13. College Football Rankings 2011: South Carolina and Potential BCS-Crashing Teams

    The BCS rankings are out, so now it’s time to talk about which schools will be ruining other schools’ shining moments from Sunday...

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  14. Rex Grossman Benched: Is John Beck a Better Option for Redskins?

    Rex Grossman should never be the best option at quarterback. Against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, the Washington quarterback threw four interceptions, three of which were picked off by Eagles safety Kurt Coleman...

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  15. Sean Payton Injury: Coach's Knee Injury Will Not Slow Surging Saints

    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham was pushed out-of-bounds just shy of a first down, but the real news came when he rolled onto head coach Sean Payton ’s left knee...

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  16. BCS Rankings 2011: Who Will Be Top 3 in College Football?

    The first version of the BCS rankings is set to be announced at 8:15 pm ET on ESPN, and there will be no surprises on Sunday. After seven weeks of NCAA football, the computer’s take on the action seen so far will finally be made public...

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  17. Fantasy Football Week 5: Dwayne Bowe and 3 Players Guaranteed To Sizzle

    Twenty-six teams will be in action during Week 5 of the NFL season. So, even though there’s a bye, there’s still hundreds of skilled players set to take the field on Sunday and Monday...

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  18. NFL Predictions Week 5: Will Michael Vick Break Cunningham's Rushing Record?

    Michael Vick has revolutionized the game of football, coaxing a more athletic brand of quarterbacks to surface among the college and NFL ranks. However, Vick is not the first of his kind...

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  19. Ryan Howard Injury: Slugger's Achilles Injury Will Not Cost 2012 Phillies

    The final play of the Philadelphia Phillies 2011 season was tumultuous. First of all, a ground out by Ryan Howard officially gave the St...

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  20. BCS Rankings: Notre Dame and 3 Teams That Will Crack the Top 25

    In NCAA football, nothing matters more than the Bowl Conference Series rankings, which will come out for the first time on Oct. 16. Teams live and die by the highly controversial ranking system, which continues to perpetually be bashed...

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  21. Week 5 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: 6 Under-the-Radar Stars Ready to Break out

    With so many yards gained through the air almost every game, the NFL seems to be churning out a new star each week...

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  22. Week 5 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: LeGarrette Blount and 3 RBs to Bench

    Picking a strong running back to start in your fantasy football league has been hard in the past, but the pass-oriented direction of the NFL has made it even harder on fantasy owners...

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  23. Al Davis Dead: What Davis Meant to the NFL and Raider Nation

    Al Davis may have passed away on Oct. 8, 2011, but his legacy will live on forever. When anyone thinks of the Oakland Raiders , Davis is the first person who comes to mind...

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  24. Fantasy Football Week 5 Projections: Julio Jones and 3 Rookie WRs Set to Impress

    One of the greatest feelings in fantasy football is drafting a rookie who immediately makes a difference in the NFL . Every person that took Adrian Peterson in 2007 was able to talk smack all season long as they cruised to a league title...

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  25. Al Davis Dead: Raider Nation Mourns the Loss of NFL Giant

    The Oakland Raiders have reported on www.raiders.com that longtime head coach Al Davis has passed away on Oct. 8, 2011 at age 82. “The Raider family will issue a statement later today,” is what the site reads right now...

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