1. NBA Playoffs 2012: Predicting First-Round Winners for the Western Conference

    The NBA Playoffs are underway and we have already had a couple of crackling games thus far. The Los Angeles Clippers had a comeback for the ages in their first tilt with Memphis ...

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  2. Phoenix Suns' Rays, Week 1: Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Other Early Trends

    The Suns ’ 2011-12 season is under way and has gotten off to a ho-hum 2-3 start. I initially thought of writing a preview article but then paused until after the first five games for a couple of reasons...

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  3. Fantasy Football, Week 6: Ageless Wonders and 10 Other NFL Fantasy Nuggets

    As another week comes to a close tonight with the titanic Jets-Dolphins matchup on Monday Night Football, it's time again to visit some new nuggets from fantasy land...

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  4. Notes from Fantasy Football Land: 20 NFL Trends Worth a Mention Thus Far

    As is the case with every NFL season, several unexpected and unpredictable trends have sprung out of nowhere this season...

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  5. Notes from Fantasy Land: NFL 2011 Stars and Flops Thus Far

    As a rabid fantasy football geek, I have been thrilled by the NFL season thus far. High-scoring games, high-voltage contests, three quarterbacks averaging 30-plus fantasy points a ...

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  6. Phoenix Suns' Rays: Nash, Gortat Leading Phoenix To Playoff Contention

    This has been a much-delayed third part of my periodic column on the 2010-11 Phoenix Suns' season. More than at any other time in the recent past, this season has seen a series of ups and downs...

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  7. Kevin O'Brien Creates History: Best One-Day Hundred Ever?

    In my post yesterday on the ongoing World Cup, one of my takes was that the tourney this year had too many bad teams...

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  8. Cricket World Cup 2011: Week One Takes

    The first week of the World Cup is behind us, and it has mostly been a bland commencement to the biggest event in the sport...

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  9. Suns' Rays: What Is Wrong With Phoenix?

    The Suns are now 3-2 in December, in a supposedly soft stretch of their season. While the team has established some level of consistency in regards to its style of play, it also suffers from many work-in-progress aspects...

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  10. Suns' Rays: 10 Takes On The 2010-11 Phoenix Suns, Week 1

    The NBA season is upon us, and my beloved Phoenix Suns have started the season in an expected manner—they are third in scoring, play no interior defense and are at the bottom of the league in rebounding...

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  11. The Steve Nash Effect: Eight Players Whose Careers Were Defined by Nash

    The 2010 off-season is expected to be one of the more tantalizing ones in recent times, what with all the superstar free agents and their various objects of desire in terms of their next destinations...

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  12. 10 Reasons the Phoenix Suns Will Win Game Six

    Most scribes are outlining the eulogy of the Phoenix Suns from this year’s playoffs after last night’s gut-wrencher. It is perceived as an insurmountable task for the Suns to come back from a depressing game five loss...

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  13. NBA Playoffs: Why The Phoenix Suns will Beat the Los Angeles Lakers

    I am a hard-core Suns fan, and as such I am projecting a 4-2 series win for Phoenix. While my bias undoubtedly plays a part in this prediction, I do think that my faith in the Suns is defensible...

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  14. Phoenix Suns-Los Angeles Lakers: 10 Things Phoenix Must Do to Win

    The Suns versus Lakers series is one of the most eagerly-awaited playoff matchups in recent times. In fact, not since the 2006 Suns-Spurs series has there been a duel that has been so eagerly anticipated and debated...

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  15. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Suns Vs Spurs, The 5 Most Valuable Moments (MVM)

    In a memorable playoff series for the Suns, several heroes stamped their mark on the resounding 4-0 sweep of the Spurs...

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  16. Confessions of a Devout Phoenix Suns Fan

    As is possibly the case with any crazy fan of any sports franchise, I am a die-hard Phoenix Suns fanatic and feel vested in, and instrumental to, the success of the team...

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  17. Why the 2010 Phoenix Suns are Different

    Significant print space has gone into discussing how the Spurs represent a long-standing scar in the Suns' psyche, borne out of repeated send-offs in the playoffs in recent years, four of the last six seasons, in fact...

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  18. Phoenix Suns V Spurs, 2010 edition: What's Different?

    Significant print space has gone into discussing how the Spurs represent a long-standing scar in the Suns' psyche, borne out of repeated send-offs in the playoffs in recent years, 4 of the last 6 seasons, in fact...

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  19. T20 World Cup: Dissecting the Teams

    The third annual edition of the World Twenty20 is underway, and the hype surrounding it has finally taken shape, following the somewhat-successful, always-entertaining IPL circus...

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  20. T20 Cricket World Cup Preview: Who Might Win & Why?

    The third annual edition of the World Twenty20 is underway, and the hype surrounding it has finally taken shape, following the somewhat-successful, always-entertaining IPL circus...

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  21. Suns V Blazers: 5 Standout Moments

    Jason Richardson and his 24-point average, plus the usual halo around Nash and Amare notwithstanding, here are five standout moments/plays/players that were as much of a series-shaper as the deeds of the afore-mentioned superstars...

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  22. IPL Postmortem, and Some Thoughts On The NBA

    The Chennai SuperKings dissected the Mumbai Indians clinically to win IPL3 in a fairly convincing manner. To me, the key stand-out aspect was the criticality of leadership in the shorter ...

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  23. IPL 3 --- The Stars and The Slobs

    The IPL story this season reads much like a super-charged, over-dramatic masala movie --- tense matches, accusations of under-performance (Yuvraj), banished population (Paki players), underhand dealings(everything L...

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