1. What the Duck? Five Reasons San Jose Sharks' Loss to Anaheim Was a Good Thing

    The 2011 Stanley Cup Champion San Jose Sharks suffered a predictable letdown Wednesday night in Southern California against the arch-rival Anaheim Ducks ...

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  2. San Jose Sharks: Sharks Continue to Absolutely Ace Every Test They Face

    It seems that as of late, night in and night out, the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion San Jose Sharks continue to find new ways to impress their critics more than the preceding game ...

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  3. San Jose Sharks: Now THAT'S How You Clinch a Stanley Cup Playoff Berth!

    The San Jose Sharks are back in the playoffs—having clinched their spot the first night they were able in stunning fashion over the desperate division-rival Dallas Stars...

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  4. Top 5 Reasons Mitchell Could Be Key to San Jose Sharks' Hopes for Cup Vic-Torrey

    The San Jose Sharks may finally have that "special something" that they have been lacking in play-off seasons past—that special "it" factor that can finally push them over the ...

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  5. San Jose Sharks: Could Dany Heatley Benefit from Being a Healthy Scratch?

    The 2010-2011 season has not been a banner year for San Jose Sharks ' forward Dany Heatley. His production has been paltry by his standards, with just 24 goals and 58 points...

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  6. San Jose Sharks: Will Torrey Mitchell Finally Become a Playoff Force in 2011?

    For several seasons, San Jose Sharks center Torrey Mitchell has been a bit enigmatic. He is a young player with undeniable potential, but injuries and other factors have greatly hampered his development...

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  7. Stanley Cup Victory in 2011 Could Be Ideal Timing for San Jose Sharks

    A certain professional American football league, which shall remain nameless so as not draw any publicity in internet searches, is currently locked in an infantile spat between ...

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  8. Crisis of Faith? How the 49ers Faithful Can Fight the Power of the Mighty NFL

    Despite two extensions and use of a federal mediator, the two sides in the NFL labor dispute could not completely bridge a $1 billion gap...

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  9. San Jose Sharks' Bitter Pill Against Vancouver Canucks Was Perfect Prescription

    The San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks treated the sell-out crowd at HP Pavilion to what many are touting as not only the game of the year, but one of the best regular season games in NHL history Thursday night...

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  10. 2011 NFL Draft: Is Patrick Peterson Make or Break for the San Francisco 49ers?

    In the wake of the NFL Scouting Combine, there has been a lot of buzz around the San Francisco 49ers with No. 7 pick, and more than a few rumors tying them to LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson ...

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  11. NFL Draft 2011: Can San Francisco 49ers Make Sense of a World Gone Crazy?

    They say that in an insane world, the sane man will appear insane. To quote the Fabulous Thunderbirds, "The whole world's gone crazy, Think I've seen enough...

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  12. San Jose Sharks Re-Up the Antti: Niemi Signed To Four-Year Extension

    The San Jose Sharks have found the heir apparent to the departed Evgeni Nabokov in a most surprising fashion. The Sharks announced Tuesday they had signed goaltender Antti Niemi to a four-year contract extension worth $15...

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  13. Worst to First: Top 10 Moments in San Jose Sharks' Rise to Pacific Division Lead

    The San Jose Sharks have been on a torrential tear since mid-January, going 15-2-1 over their last 18 games—chomping up 31 of 36 possible points to rise from worst to first in the Pacific Division...

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  14. Captain Clutch: Patrick Marleau Thriving in Key Situations for San Jose Sharks

    Forward Patrick Marleau may no longer be the captain of the San Jose Sharks (a role he ably served from 2004 to 2008), but lately he has been steering the Sharks ' ship through ...

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  15. 2011 NFL Draft: 12-Pack of QB Options for the San Francisco 49ers, Pt. 2

    In part one of this list, six quarterbacks eligible for the 2011 NFL Draft were introduced with analysis on why the San Francisco 49ers should or should not consider targeting each as a long-term development project for their future...

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  16. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: 12-Pack of QB Options for The San Francisco 49ers, Pt. 1

    The end of February brings uncertainty this year for the San Francisco 49ers and the rest of the NFL. The NFL Players' Association's Collective Bargaining Agreement with the league ...

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  17. San Francisco 49ers: Does Richard Seymour's Extension Make Asomugha More Likely?

    ESPN reported today that many reputable sources are claiming free agent defensive end Richard Seymour has reached a deal, in principle, to remain with the Oakland Raiders ...

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  18. San Jose Sharks Sudden Skid Reminds Us of Precarious Playoff Positioning

    Last Wednesday the San Jose Sharks were on top of the world. They had just completed their first five-game win streak of the season and earned their 19th point in ten games to pull into a temporary tie with the division-leading Dallas Stars...

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  19. Alex Smith and the San Francisco 49ers: Why This Dysfunctional Marriage Must End

    Alex Smith must be a real enigma to the San Francisco 49ers. Seemingly since the day he was drafted, the fans have been almost unanimously against him...

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  20. San Jose Sharks Feeding Frenzy: Key Thoughts on Nine-Game Point Streak

    The San Jose Sharks are easily on their biggest tear of the milestone 2010-2011 season. Up until shortly before Christmas, the Sharks had yet to win four games in row on the campaign...

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  21. Super Bowl XLV: How Aaron Rodgers Can Protect Joe Montana's Super Bowl Legacy

    Super Bowl XLV is finally upon us and mercifully, the over-commercialized advertising front with a pinch of football thrown in will soon be over...

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  22. San Jose Sharks Special Teams Slowly Becoming Special Again

    The San Jose Sharks have been in unfamiliar waters all season. Generally accustomed to building a sizable lead in the Pacific Division, and all but securing a prime spot in the ...

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  23. 2011 San Francisco 49ers: Ranking the Top 10 Near-Term QB Options, Pt. 2

    When we left off , we had explored five viable, but largely unexciting options to lead the San Francisco 49ers offense at quarterback under Jim Harbaugh...

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  24. San Jose Sharks Jump-Start Stretch Run with Resilient Win Over Phoenix Coyotes

    For the first 39 minutes of Tuesday night’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, the San Jose Sharks looked pretty dreadful—flat, sloppy, undisciplined, lackadaisical. On-ice communication was heavily lacking, and turnovers were numerous...

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  25. 2011 San Francisco 49ers: Ranking the Top 10 Near-Term QB Options, Pt. 1

    The San Francisco 49ers have not made the playoffs for eight seasons. While there have been many factors that have contributed to this drought, perhaps no on-field issue has been as ...

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