1. French Open 2011 Results: Novak Djokovic a Winner for Keeping Hot Streak Alive

    Day 8 at Roland Garros is complete. As the tournament wages on, there are fewer matches to be played on a day-to-day basis. The tournament starts with 128 athletes in each singles draw and has been whittled down to under 16 players...

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  2. NBA Draft 2011: Kemba Walker and the 12 Top Clutch Scorers in the Draft

    When a player coming into the NBA is evaluated, scouts don't test the athlete's ability to hit a shot with time winding down and a defender in his face...

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  3. Rafael Nadal: 5 Reasons His Early French Open Struggles Could Help Later on

    Rafael Nadal has had to fight through two tough matches in the opening rounds at the 2011 French Open at Roland Garros. Nadal was surprisingly pushed to a fifth set in the first round by American John Isner...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 4,771 reads 22 comments

  4. French Open Results: Kim Clijsters Is the Most Notable Loser on Thursday

    Day 5 at Roland Garros is complete. Sorry, there was no Wednesday edition, but let's look at the biggest matches from Thursday...

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  5. NBA Draft 2011: Comparing Top 25 Prospects to Historical NBA Figures

    The 2011 NBA Draft continues to inch closer, and more is surfacing about each prospect. Each player is trying to impress teams so they can improve their draft position. As some players rise up the ranks, some see their stock start to drop...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 1,787 reads 10 comments

  6. French Open Results: John Isner Among Tuesday's Winners Despite Loss to Rafael Nadal

    Day 3 at Roland Garros is complete. The upset of Tomas Berdych on Day 2 remained the biggest upset of the tournament, but there were some quality matches on the last day of the opening round...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 1,303 reads 2 comments

  7. French Open 2011: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and More Buzz

    The 2011 French Open is underway after a four-month break in the Grand Slam tennis season. After enjoying the Australian open in late July, tennis followers are forced to wait one-third of a year to get their next taste of tennis' highest level...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 911 reads 1 comments

  8. French Open Results, Scores and Brackets: Monday's Winners and Losers

    Day 2 of the French Open is complete. Unlike most majors, the French Open doesn't necessarily award the more talented player. The clay surface gives gritty defensive players a fighting chance to pull a big upset in any given round...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 592 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Andre Iguodala and One Player Each Team Might Move This Summer

    As the 2011 NBA Playoffs continue to wage on, many people can't help but think about the trade scenarios in the offseason. With superstars uniting in all different places, almost anything can happen in the NBA these days...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 427 reads 25 comments

  10. French Open Tennis 2011: 10 Reasons Why Roger Federer Won't Bounce Back

    Roger Federer is not familiar with the feeling of watching another player dominate men's tennis like Novak Djokovic currently is. Federer is the No. 3 ranked player in the world, which would be considered incredible for many...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 2,375 reads 25 comments

  11. 2011 NBA Mock Draft, Lottery Edition: Jimmer Fredette Not Amongst Top 14 Picks

    UFC 132 is set to take place on July 2, and this is shaping up to be one of the better cards in recent memory. It is so good, that four of the cards on the preliminary card could very easily be main card fights...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 5,669 reads 20 comments

  12. 2011 NBA Draft: Why Losing LeBron James May Work out for Cleveland

    The Cleveland Cavaliers just landed the No. 1 and No. 4 picks in the 2011 NBA Draft . If LeBron James re-signed with the Cavs at the end of last season, that wouldn't have happened...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 4,925 reads 23 comments

  13. 2011 NBA Draft Lottery Live Blog

    The 2011 NBA Draft Lottery is the NBA 's version of reality TV. General managers and coaches can only cross their fingers as they watch their team's future hopes bounce around...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 2,937 reads 31 comments

  14. NBA Draft 2011: Is Kyrie Irving Really the Second Coming of Chris Paul?

    Chris Paul entered the NBA in 2005 as the fourth pick by the New Orleans Hornets. He was the second point guard taken in his draft class, one pick behind Deron Williams...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 3,693 reads 17 comments

  15. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Latest 1st Round Mock, Where Does Brandon Knight Fall

    With the NBA Draft Lottery just two days away, the NBA Draft is almost as talked about as the current NBA playoffs. As in almost every year, there's a handful of players that use the NCAA Tournament as their final interview for the big time...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 348 reads 8 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Things to Look for This Offseason

    The Los Angeles Lakers didn't look like defending champions as the curtains closed on their quest for a three-peat Sunday night in Dallas. The Lakers lost just as they did in 2008—by over 30...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 12,054 reads 22 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons Rajon Rondo Is the Key to Boston Celtics Victory

    Rajon Rondo is the most important player on the floor each time the Boston Celtics match up with the Miami Heat . Currently, the Celtics trail the Heat 2-1 in the most anticipated matchup in this year's playoffs...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 4,661 reads 24 comments

  18. LeBron James to the Miami Heat and the 10 Biggest Free Agency Coups in the NBA

    When LeBron James announced to the world that he would be taking his talents to South Beach, was it the biggest free agent move in the history of the NBA ? James was arguably the most highly-touted prospect the league has ever seen...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 26,646 reads 25 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2011: Could Kemba Walker Fall out of the Lottery?

    Standing at only 6'1", Kemba Walker finished his collegiate basketball career on top of the world. He led his Connecticut Huskies to not only the Big East Tournament title, but also the national championship in his junior season...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 1,574 reads 7 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs 2011: The San Antonio Spurs Championship Window Has Closed

    The San Antonio Spurs suffered an early exit in the 2010-11 playoffs after posting the best regular-season record of any team in the Western Conference. The Spurs rode a red-hot start to 61 victories this season, earning themselves the No...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 2,641 reads 22 comments

  21. 2011 NFL Draft Grades: Winners and Losers After Day 2

    Day 2 of the 2011 NFL Draft has come to a close, and teams can sit back and relax after stressing over prospects for such a long time. Now it's time for experts, fans and anyone that has an opinion to break down each team's showing in the draft...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 5,834 reads 3 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2011: Von Miller, Marcell Dareus and More Draft-Day Buzz

    Von Miller will likely be a top-three pick in the 2011 NFL Draft , but it's not certain who will be taking him. The Denver Broncos could be the team to choose the linebacker from Texas A&M with the No...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 4,392 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Free Agency 2011: 8 Players Who Will Not Live Up to Their Contracts

    The 2011 NBA free agency, like almost every other year, will provide some contracts blown completely out of proportion. Teams overbid on players that either had one great year, or simply seem to have a ton of potential...

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  24. NBA Playoffs 2011: Lakers Defend Homecourt in Game 5 Win Over Hornets

    The Los Angeles Lakers tightened up their defense after a rough first quarter to beat the New Orleans Hornets running away Tuesday night in Los Angeles, 106-90...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 818 reads 2 comments

  25. NFL Draft 2011: The 10 Worst Jokes You Might Hear on Draft Day

    The 2011 NFL draft is less than 48 hours away, and each day provides a new scenario for each draftee. As draft experts try to hash out the details of each team's picks, I'll take a lighter look at draft day...

    Tom Loughrey Written by Tom Loughrey about 3 years ago 1,188 reads 3 comments