1. California Recruiting: Overview of Linebackers and a Sleeper Bears Should Target

    College football programs around the nation are looking to make their final pitches to recruits before they sign on the dotted line come national signing day on Feb...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about almost 2 years ago 1,560 reads 2 comments

  2. Breaking News: UCLA Center Joshua Smith Leaves Program

    UCLA center Joshua Smith, who has been significantly affected by conditioning issues throughout his career, has announced his decision to leave the program. Smith's career started out promising as the No...

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  3. Phil Jackson on Mike D'Antoni Hiring, Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers began the 2012-2013 NBA season with much hype surrounding the squad. Following the acquisitions of point guard Steve Nash and arguably the best center in ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about almost 2 years ago 14,171 reads 21 comments

  4. Lance Armstrong a Disgrace to Cycling and Sports: Examining His Fall from Grace

    Today the UCI upheld the United States Anti-Doping Agency's ruling that former cycling icon Lance Armstrong shall be stripped of all of his titles dating back to August 1, 1998—including ...

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  5. Breaking News: Boston Red Sox Hire John Farrell as Manager

    The Boston Red Sox have hired Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell to the same position with their organization, according to a report from Red Sox insider Sean McAdam. Compensation for Toronto will be announced later tonight...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about 2 years ago 721 reads 8 comments

  6. Penn State Won't Renew Contract of Charged Athletic Director Tim Curley

    Penn State University will not renew the contract of athletic director Tim Curley , who has been on leave since being charged with perjury and failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse by former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about 2 years ago 260 reads 2 comments

  7. NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 2012-2013 Season Preview

    The Los Angeles Lakers are set to begin one of the most anticipated seasons in recent memory when they tip off their 2012-13 regular season against the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about 2 years ago 5,050 reads 5 comments

  8. NFL: Future Is Bright for Russell Wilson, Seahawks After Comeback over Patriots

    The Seattle Seahawks pulled off the upset of the week when they defeated the New England Patriots this afternoon at CenturyLink Field...

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  9. NBA Trade Rumors: Impact on Deron Williams If Brooklyn Nets Pick Up Joe Johnson

    According to a tweet from Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks are close to agreeing on a trade that would send Atlanta shooting guard Joe Johnson to Brooklyn, and a deal could be completed as soon as today...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 2 years ago 4,283 reads 9 comments

  10. Free Agent Roy Hibbert Offered Max Contract by Portland Trail Blazers

    On the opening day of the highly anticipated 2012 NBA free agency period, the Portland Trail Blazers have offered restricted free agent center Roy Hibbert the maximum contract allowed under the NBA's newly revised collective bargaining agreement...

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  11. Los Angeles Dodgers: Should Second Baseman Elian Herrera Keep His Job?

    On May 18th, Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis strained his hamstring against the St. Louis Cardinals and was placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day, ...

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  12. NBA: Los Angeles Lakers' Youth Needs to Make Big Impact in Pivotal Game 4

    Tonight at 7:30 PM PT on TNT, the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Oklahoma City Thunder in a pivotal Game 4 matchup that could decide the course of the Western Conference Semifinal series...

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  13. MLB: LF Bobby Abreu Steadily Becoming Valuable Asset for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have returned to earth following their record-approaching 9-1 start, posting a rather pedestrian 15-12 mark since that promising beginning. However, their overall record of 24-13 is good enough for a lead of 5...

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  14. 2012 NFL Draft News and Notes: Andrew Luck, Underclassmen Watch and More

    The 2011-2012 college football bowl season is sadly winding down to its end, but that means that the 2012 NFL Draft watch is on! There are a bevy of storylines surrounding the ...

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  15. Matt Barkley Decision: USC Quarterback Chooses to Stay at USC for Senior Season

    Breaking news regarding the University of Southern California's football program this afternoon. USC quarterback Matt Barkley, who was listed as the sixth-ranked NFL Draft prospect ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about almost 3 years ago 144 reads 1 comments

  16. Syracuse Fires Assistant Coach Bernie Fine in Wake of Sex Assault Investigation

    According to multiple reports, including the New York Times and ESPN.com , Syracuse University has fired assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine amid multiple sexual assault allegations...

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  17. NBA Playoffs 2011: Would Big Win Clinch Dirk Nowitzki HOF Berth, Other Honors?

    Today, the 2011 NBA Finals will commence, as the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat will vie to become NBA Champions...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 550 reads 7 comments

  18. NBA: With Correct Decisions, Cleveland Cavs Could Hit Jackpot After Lottery Win

    On May 17, the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery . However, in addition to being awarded the first overall selection, the team that is reeling from LeBron ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 3,259 reads 25 comments

  19. 2011 NBA Draft Lottery: In Depth Coverage of the Annual Pre-Draft Event

    The 2011 NBA Draft lottery begins at 5:30 PM PT on ESPN and I will provide in-depth coverage of the event from who I believe will acquire the top pick to who will ultimately be ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 523 reads 0 comments

  20. 2011 NBA Draft: Los Angeles Lakers Must Address Point Guard Position in Draft

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been one of the top teams in the NBA for the past three seasons, primarily as result of the play of NBA MVP candidate Kobe Bryant, center Andrew Bynum and point guard Derek Fisher...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 7,287 reads 43 comments

  21. UFL Football: NFL Lockout Could Bring a Much-Needed Boost

    As of midnight EST on Friday, the NFL had officially locked out its players, thereby making the league's first work stoppage since 1987 almost a foregone conclusion. Let me ask you a question...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 635 reads 5 comments

  22. NFL: With NFLPA's Decertification, Will There Be NFL Football Next Season?

    Unfortunate news hit the wire in the past hour regarding the NFL and NFLPA's labor negotiations. The NFLPA has decided to decertify from the union, theoretically making the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 imminent...

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  23. NBA: New Jersey Nets, Deron Williams Benefit Most From Blockbuster Trades

    In a matter of less than 24 hours, two of the NBA 's best impact players, Carmelo Anthony and Deron Williams, have changed addresses...

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  24. Carmelo Anthony to Knicks: Nuggets and Timberwolves Help New York End Trade Saga

    The Carmelo Anthony trade saga is officially over. Denver Nuggets forwards Carmelo Anthony, Renaldo Balkman, and Shelden Williams and guards Chauncey Billups and Anthony Carter ...

    Matt  Wagner Written by Matt Wagner about over 3 years ago 448 reads 1 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Nets, Nuggets Agree to Deal Pending Melo's Approval

    Breaking news just came across the wire regarding the New Jersey Nets' effort to acquire Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony...

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