1. NHL Finals 2011: Kevin Bieksa and 5 Best Defenders in the Bruins-Canucks Series

    After almost two hard months of playoffs, the series we've been waiting for is finally here, the Cup Finals. The Bruins and Canucks start what promises to be excitement until the last game is played tonight in Vancouver (8PM EST on NBC)...

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  2. NHL Free Agent Rumors: 7 Teams That Would Love to Sign Jaromir Jagr This Summer

    Could a legend be returning to the NHL next season? Rumors circulating about Jaromir Jagr after the 2011 World Championships have lit the hockey world on fire...

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  3. Jimmie Johnson: 5 Reasons He's the Most Influential Athlete in America

    NASCAR's Sprint Cup five time champion Jimmie Johnson is one of the most hated drivers on the Sprint Cup circuit, possibly even topping Kyle Busch for the title. But he is also the most influential athlete in the U...

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  4. Coca Cola 600: 10 Bold Predictions for the Sprint Cup Race at Charlotte

    It's that time of year again—time for the longest race of the season. But with the race being held in NASCAR's "hometown," fans and drivers won't have to travel far to watch all of the excitement of the Coca Cola 600...

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  5. 10-Year-Old Multisurface Graded Stakes Winner Brass Hat Retired

    All good things must come to an end, and yesterday, racing said good -bye to one of its war horses when it was announced 10-year-old multi -millionaire Brass Hat had been retired...

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  6. Indianapolis 500: Alex Tagliani and 5 Other Darkhorse Candidates to Win at Indy

    The Indianapolis 500 is the biggest race in all of American motorsports and as in any race, anything can, and will, happen...

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  7. Belmont Stakes 2011: Why Animal Kingdom Needs to Run in (And Win) the Belmont

    While the disappointment of no potential Triple Crown winner still casts a shadow over the Belmont Stakes on June 11, the potential for a matchup between the winners of the first ...

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  8. G1 Winner & Multi-Surface Success Paddy O'Prado Retired

    According to Bloodhorse.com , Grade One winner Paddy O’Prado was retired today after being diagnosed with a fractured sesamoid bone in his right front ankle after a win in Saturday’s G2 Dixie Stakes...

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  9. NASCAR Sprint Cup: 10 Bold Predictions for the Showdown and All-Star Race

    It's here, one of my favorite times of the NASCAR year–the All-Star race. Anything goes in this race and tempers will flare. Who will spin out who, who will be our surprise winner, and more can be seen in this slide show...

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  10. 2011 Preakness Stakes Odds: 6 Bold Predictions After Post Position Release

    The Preakness is officially ready to be run with the full field of 14 set and morning line odds set. While the field looks like it may hand the race to Animal Kingdom, there are multiple new challengers in the field that may surprise everyone...

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  11. 2011 Preakness Stakes Favorites: Who Are the Experts Picking?

    As we approach the second leg of the Triple Crown (the Preakness is on Saturday), people are hedging their bets as the field seems to be set less than 24 hours before the post position draw...

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  12. 2011 Kentucky Derby: Archarcharch Retired After Derby Injury

    Yesterday, fans impatiently waited for an update on Archarcharch after he was pulled up and vanned off the track finishing 15th in the Kentucky Derby...

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  13. 2011 Kentucky Derby Post Positions: How Does This Affect the Field?

    The Post Positions have been drawn and one of the favorites is out of the race, so how does this change the dynamics of the race? For one, Archarcharch is going to have to work his butt off right from the start...

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  14. NASCAR Sprint Cup: Denny Hamlin and 9 Drivers Who'll Be in the Mix at Darlington

    Coming off an exciting (and temper-filled) race last weekend, the Sprint Cup makes its way to Darlington this weekend. The 1.366-mile track is a favorite for many fans and, being situated in South Carolina, it is in NASCAR country...

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  15. NHL Playoffs 2011: How Are the Underdogs in Each Series Faring?

    In the playoffs, you wouldn’t expect to have so called “underdogs” playing. After all, this is the playoffs: Only the best of the best make it to this stage...

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  16. 2011 Kentucky Derby: 8 Reasons Why This Is America's Favorite Horse Race

    The Kentucky Derby, the goal every horse is pointed to from the time they are born. The first Saturday in May is circled on every horse lover's calendar...

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  17. Philadelphia Flyers: Does Their Goalie Controversy Really Matter?

    Three goalies, seven games. It sounds like something seen when a team brings in a backup goalie while the team they are playing chooses to keep one goalie for the whole series. But in this situation, it is not the case...

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  18. NASCAR Sprint Cup at Richmond: Kyle Busch and 10 Drivers Likely to Be in the Mix

    Richmond International Raceway, a track with tons of fun racing that tests drivers skills while also giving them a fun return race after Easter weekend...

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  19. NHL Playoffs 2011: Will the Game 7 Curse Be Broken?

    Playing seven games in the first round is considered to be a curse that dates all the way back to 1992, when the Pittsburgh Penguins had to beat the Washington Capitals in seven ...

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  20. NHL Video: Power Ranking the 10 Biggest Hits of the Season

    Hockey is one of the fastest, hardest hitting sports invented. With multiple hits in each game and tons of hits every week, it is hard to pick just 10 that no doubt belong on this list...

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  21. NHL Playoffs 2011: Are Head-Hit Suspensions Changing the Postseason?

    Many things have seemed different about this round of the NHL playoffs, and series leads in both conferences have been all but safe. Still, nothing has changed the postseason more than suspensions for hits...

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  22. NHL Playoffs 2011: 10-Year TV Deal with NBC Brings New Dimension to Postseason

    In a rarely heard of deal, the NHL and NBC signed an agreement on April 19 that ensures that American hockey fans will be able to watch hockey for 10 years on NBC Sports channels...

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  23. NHL Playoffs 2011: Why San Jose Sharks/LA Kings Series Is Exciting

    I won't lie, after watching the first game of this series, I was praying it would end quickly. The game used almost a whole hour to determine a winner, but even with it being so closely matched, it was sleep worthy...

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  24. Dale Earnhardt Jr.: 8 Reasons He's No Longer Among NASCAR's Elite Drivers

    Dale Earnhardt Jr, NASCAR's darling, but has he fallen from the elite list of drivers? Junior Nation is still alive and strong but many overrated drivers are as well...

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  25. NHL Playoffs 2011: Zdeno Chara Hospitalized for Dehydration, Expected to Play Saturday

    Boston's No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara was hospitalized Friday night due to dehydration according to NHL.com. However, the team expects their captain to play tonight in Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens...

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