1. USA vs. Mexico: Keys to Victory for Americans in Columbus

    For Juergen Klinsmann 's side, Friday's loss on the road against Costa Rica was a humiliating defeat. The United States fell in demoralizing fashion, continuing their lengthy winless drought when visiting the Ticos ...

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  2. NFL Predictions Week 2: Underdogs That Will Shock Postseason Contenders

    The 2013 NFL campaign is just four days old, and as is usually the case, the first weekend of the season produced a handful of clashes that turned out to be surprising upsets...

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  3. College Football Rankings 2013: Squads That Will Continue to Climb in the Polls

    The first two weeks of the 2013 college football schedule presented fans with a handful of surprising upsets, but for the most part, the teams that were supposed to emerge victorious ...

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  4. Eagles vs. Redskins: Fantasy Predictions for Monday Night Football Tilt

    On Monday night, the reigning NFC East champion Washington Redskins will host the Philadelphia Eagles in a highly anticipated divisional clash between two bitter rivals...

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  5. Knile Davis' Full Fantasy Scouting Report Following Jamaal Charles' Injury

    Unfortunately, Andy Reid didn't have to wait long to get his first taste of adversity as coach of the Kansas City Chiefs ...

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  6. Julian Edelman's Full Fantasy Scouting Report Following Danny Amendola's Injury

    Well, that didn't take long. Less than one full half into his tenure with New England, Danny Amendola did exactly what his fantasy owners and fans of the Patriots were afraid ...

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  7. Giants vs. Cowboys: Fantasy Projections for Sunday Night Football Matchup

    Tonight, two of the NFL 's most notable teams will face off when the New York Giants travel to Dallas to take on Jerry Jones' Cowboys in a very intriguing Week 1 clash...

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  8. US Open Tennis 2013 Results: Breaking Down Women's Semifinal Clashes

    The women's semifinals of the 2013 U.S. Open went according to the form book as the top two seeds dominated their opponents in Flushing Meadows...

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  9. USA vs. Costa Rica: Breaking Down Why the Americans Fell on Enemy Soil

    United States took on Costa Rica in a critical World Cup qualifying match on Friday and, as has been the case each time they have faced the Ticos on the road, the Americans came up empty in a 3-1 defeat...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 2,805 reads 21 comments

  10. Chile vs. Venezuela: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    For both Chile and Venezuela, tonight's match was a do-or-die clash as each entered the field in dire need of a victory in order to move closer to clinching a berth at next summer's World Cup...

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  11. Serena Williams' Guide to Beating Victoria Azarenka in US Open Final

    Today, arguably the greatest female American tennis play ever to grace Arthur Ashe Stadium will be faced with one of her most daunting challenges to date. That's because Serena Williams , who's already locked up four U...

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  12. US Open Tennis: Predictions for Men's Semifinal Clashes

    On Saturday, tennis fans will be treated to a pair of very intriguing matches, as four men remain in contention for the 2013 U.S. Open crown. While it was expected that former U...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 1,492 reads 10 comments

  13. USA vs. Costa Rica: Why Road Victory Will Be Launching Pad for Americans

    The United States' national soccer team has made some encouraging strides toward becoming a legitimate World Cup contender, but before Jurgen Klinsmann 's squad can even begin ...

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  14. Ray Rice's Week 1 Pedestrian Performance Should Not Concern Fantasy Owners

    Well, that didn't take long. If there was any question regarding whether Ray Rice and the Ravens would have their way with the Denver Broncos once again, the sports world ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 3,133 reads 4 comments

  15. College Football Rankings: Teams Needing Bounce-Back Performances in Week 2

    The first week of the 2013 college football season presented us with a number of intriguing clashes, and, not surprisingly, a handful of teams tumbled in the rankings following disappointing debut performances...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 1,141 reads 2 comments

  16. Predicting How 2013 NHL Rookie Standouts Will Fare During Sophomore Seasons

    Over the course of the lockout-shortened 2013 NHL campaign, a number of rookies emerged as budding stars and will be looking to build off of their strong first-year performances heading into 2013-14...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 4,520 reads 19 comments

  17. Washington Capitals That Have the Best on-Ice Chemistry

    Like virtually every other National Hockey League team, the Washington Capitals ' ability to win games relies heavily upon the players' ability to operate as a cohesive unit on the ice...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 1,462 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Players with Golden Opportunity to Emerge as Superstars in 2014

    Every season, there are a handful of players that see their careers take flight, and suddenly, they emerge as superstars within the National Hockey League community...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 7,626 reads 26 comments

  19. The Washington Capitals' Best Prospect at Each Position Entering 2013-14 Season

    In recent years, the Washington Capitals have managed to remain competitive despite dealing with a number of players signing big-money, long-term deals, and much of that has been ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 1,870 reads 4 comments

  20. NHL Teams That Are Doomed to Disappoint During the 2013-14 Season

    It happens every year in the NHL . Each season there are a handful of NHL teams that come out of the offseason hyped as potential postseason contenders, but for whatever reason, they don't come close to meeting expectations...

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  21. Breaking Down the Most Intriguing Goaltender Battles in the NHL

    In the National Hockey League, goaltenders have to consistently prove themselves in order to maintain their jobs, which is why their performances during the early stages of a season can truly determine whether they remain with their current teams...

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  22. 5 Signs That You're a Diehard Washington Capitals Fan

    Since the Washington Capitals entered the National Hockey League back in 1974, the team has, for the most part, had the consistent support of a reasonably devoted fanbase. Yes, it's worth noting that D...

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  23. Ranking the 10 Deepest NHL Teams Entering the 2013-14 Season

    If the eight years since the NHL first instituted the salary cap have taught us anything, it's that virtually every team has a legitimate shot at contending for the Stanley Cup, presuming they can find a way to advance beyond the regular season...

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  24. Ranking the 5 Most Beloved Figures in Washington Capitals History

    Like many other teams around the National Hockey League, the Washington Capitals have had a number of players establish themselves as fan favorites, through both their performances on the ice and their actions off of it...

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  25. Predicting Washington Capitals' Overachievers and Underachievers in 2013-14

    At the beginning of each NHL season, every player has expectations that lay before them, and depending on whether or not they meet those benchmarks, they'll be considered either overachievers or underachievers...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 year ago 2,099 reads 4 comments