1. Frankie Hejduk Rides to Team America's Rescue

    The only thing that spared the United States from a massive embarrassment on the international stage tonight was the immeasurable desire of one Frankie Hejduk...

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  2. Total 90: American Football News For March 28th

    After a lengthy layoff, Total 90 is back to keep you up to date with all the latest American football news as the 2009 MLS Season rolls through its first couple of weeks. The biggest story of the young season has been that of Cuauhtemoc Blanco...

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  3. MLS Power Rankings Week One: Seattle Sounders FC on the Rise

    Only one team, Real Salt Lake, was not in action this past weekend. The rest of the league gave the fans some pretty special moments during the opening weekend of the 2009 MLS season...

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  4. MLS Pre-season Power Rankings: Columbus Crew Still the Club to Beat

    Every week during the 2009 MLS season, I'll be ranking all 15 MLS clubs based on their performances during the season to that point. MLS is a league with a lot of parity, so you can expect the rankings to change a great deal from week to week...

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  5. Raul Gonzalez to MLS? Now That's Just Ridiculous

    What do Real Madrid star Raul Gonzalez and Drew Carey have in common? They're both aging (one more gracefully than the other) and have an interest in MLS. Carey is a minority owner of the league's latest expansion franchise, Seattle Sounders FC...

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  6. 2009 MLS Season Preview Part Three: Bold Predictions

    For the Eastern Conference preview, click here For the Western Conference preview, click here 1. Landon Donovan will score 25-plus goals.....

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  7. 2009 MLS Season Preview Part Two: The Western Conference

    Part one can be found here The Western Conference was the lesser of the two conferences in 2008. While it contained a powerful team in the Houston Dynamo, neither MLS Cup finalist ended up coming out of the West...

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  8. Landon Donovan: Return to Sender

    Despite his best efforts, it looks like Landon Donovan will be returning to Los Angeles for the start of the MLS season...

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  9. 2009 MLS Season Preview, Part One: Eastern Conference

    The Eastern Conference appeared to be the dominant conference in MLS last season. The MLS Cup-winning Columbus Crew came out of the East, as did the losing finalists, Red Bull New York...

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  10. College Basketball Musings and Notes: February 16

    After a layoff of several weeks, it's time to bring back the Musings for the stretch run at the end of the season. Bubbles are bursting all over the country, and keeping up with that is far more important than keeping up with school...

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  11. Total 90: American Football News For Feb. 14

    Welcome to a special Valentine's Day edition of "Total 90." We'll be handing out some boxes of chocolate and delivering flowers to a very special group of American footballers. Oh yeah, there will be some news as well...

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  12. David Beckham Is Not Los Angeles' Biggest Concern

    Will he or won't he? For MLS fans, we all knew that this was inevitable as soon as it was announced that David Beckham would be leaving for Milan on a loan deal...

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  13. USA-Mexico Soccer: A Minute-by-Minute Report

    Preamble: Good evening and welcome to the minute-by-minute account of tonight's exciting World Cup qualifying match between the United States and Mexico...

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  14. B/R Home Court Advantage: Michigan State's Breslin Center

    Of all the games I've watched in the Breslin Center, there will always be one in particular that stands out. Feb. 20th, 2007. The day No. 1 fell. The day that the Izzone earned their reputation as one of the finest student sections in all the land...

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  15. Michigan State Basketball: Five Burning Questions

    1. Will Michigan State ever fix their free throw shooting woes? For years, Michigan State has been among the nation's elite with regards to their team free throw shooting percentage...

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  16. College Basketball Musings and Notes: January 26th

    There are plenty of reasons to love college basketball, but this time of year, one reason stands out above the rest. When it's too cold to leave the house, college hoops gives us something to do other than play video games or eat ourselves into a coma...

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  17. Across The Pond: Waiting For Arshavin

    Even though it was announced last week that Kaka would be spurning Manchester City to stay with AC Milan, there is still one more ridiculous transfer saga to be wrapped up before the window closes...

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  18. Total 90: American Football News For Jan. 24th

    Shall we begin the countdown to the 2009 MLS season? First kick happens on Thursday, March 19th when Red Bull New York travels across the country to take on the expansion Seattle Sounders FC...

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  19. Across the Pond: An Ode to Formula One

    For the first article in this series, click here. Formula One is a sport that I dearly wish received more mainstream coverage in the States. Sure, you can find it buried deep in the pages of ESPN...

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  20. College Basketball Musings and Notes, Jan. 19

    It was a great week for the state of Kentucky. Not so much for citizens of South Bend, Indiana. It was a mixed bag if you like Syracuse, and all rosy if you support Wake Forest...

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  21. Total 90: American Football News For Jan. 18th

    After a brief hiatus, Total 90 has returned with all of your MLS off-season news as well as updates on Americans currently playing in Europe...

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  22. Arkansas Razorbacks Take Great Leap Backward

    Arkansas Razorbacks fans, welcome to your very own, personal hell. The legendary John L. Smith, a man who will forever be remembered by Michigan State fans, is joining the Arkansas Razorbacks' coaching staff as the special teams coordinator...

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  23. Across the Pond: The Kaka Saga

    This is the first in a new series that specifically aims to offer a different perspective on major events in the European sports world. £135 million is a lot of money. The vast majority of us will never even see a fraction of that...

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  24. College Basketball Musings and Notes: Jan. 12

    What an exciting week of hoops. Upsets, great players rising to the occasion, and for me, the thrill of being in the presence of a real-life basketball celebrity...

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  25. College Basketball Musings and Notes (Jan. 4)

    Hello and welcome to the first "Musings" of 2009! This column has resolved to be more entertaining and more informative than ever before. It would also like to lose some weight. The New Year's diet starts when we feel like it...

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