1. 16 Reasons to Watch the Fall Classic

    Enough with football. We have three more months of football. We have seven games (hopefully) left in the baseball season...

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  2. Why the Mark Teixeira Deal in '07 Isn't Such A Bad Thing for Braves Fans Anymore

    For almost three years now, I have had to listen to Braves fans complain over and over again about Mark Teixeira and what his trade in 2007 did to Atlanta’s future...

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  3. Vickdicated: Rollercoaster Journey Has Michael Vick Back on Top

    When the Q Score Company released its list of “America’s Most Hated Athletes,” it was no surprise to see Michael Vick’s name still on top...

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  4. Fixing a Flat Finish: What MLB Must Do To Make September More Intriguing

    There is no professional sports league in which it is tougher for a franchise to reach the postseason than Major League Baseball. Making the postseason in baseball is a true accomplishment for any team, even for the Yankees and their $206 million payroll.

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  5. Sorting Out the Melo-drama: New Jersey Nets the Likeliest of Scenarios for Anthony

    The Denver Nuggets open training camp September 28th, and I’m not sure if there’s one person on the planet that knows where Carmelo Anthony will be on this date...

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  6. Mark Sanchez: One Good Game, But Sanchez Still Has Much To Prove

    I have slammed Mark Sanchez and the Jets’ offense throughout the preseason and all week long following their 176 yard, zero touchdown performance versus the Ravens in New York’s home opener...

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  7. San Diego Blues: Padres and Chargers Facing Tough Times

    The sports summer of 2010 will forever go down as the summer of LeBron and his departure from the Cavs. “The Decision” will now go down with “The Shot”, “The ...

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  8. Why College Football Needs Boise St. To Beat Virginia Tech

    It’s hard to imagine but one half of the BCS title game could be decided on Labor Day. The Boise State Broncos could very well be walking out of FedEx Field Monday night having ...

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  9. MLB: The Cuban Missile and the 10 Best Nicknames in Baseball

    With Aroldis Chapman’s call up to Cincinnati and the big leagues, I loved seeing the “Cuban Missile” take the mound Tuesday night and blow 102 mph fastballs past Brewer hitters...

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  10. Exit Stephen Strasburg, Enter Aroldis Chapman: Cincinnati Reds To Recall Phenom

    This has undoubtedly been the year of the pitcher. So far this season, baseball has seen three no-hitters, two perfect games, and five other no-hit bids have been lost in the ninth inning...

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  11. Albert Pujols, Joey Votto and the X-Factor in Race for the Triple Crown

    Every few years before the All-Star break, a slugger has a big first half and triple crown talk gives way. By August, a triple crown seems like a distant memory...

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  12. Early Bird Gets the Champ? Road Blocks to Tempe Come Early for the Tide

    Usually for the Alabama Crimson Tide, the meat of the schedule usually begins the third Saturday of October with a matchup versus the Tennessee Volunteers...

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  13. NFL Quarterback Power Rankings 2010

    1. Peyton Manning – Manning is coming off his NFL record fourth MVP in ’09, returning all of his weapons, and is looking for a new contract that could keep him a Colt for life...

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  14. Small Market Success: Six Small MLB Clubs (and the Yankees) in First

    The New York Yankees’ 2010 payroll is $206,333,389 with the average player making over $8.25 million this season. New York has more than double the payroll of 22 of the remaining 29 ballclubs and more than triple the payroll of seven other teams...

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  15. Sorry, College Football Fans: 10 Reasons Why the NFL's the Best

    College football fans are some of the most loyal, passionate, hardcore fans there are on the planet. In places such as the Deep South and pretty much any part of Texas, football is a religion and the number one topic 365 days out of the year...

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  16. Both Sides of the Coin: Fame vs. the Numbers

    It’s impossible to turn on the TV or check twitter without reading or hearing about the recent uniting of Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco, or as they like to put it—Batman and Robin...

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  17. Pete Carroll and College Football's Corrupt Landscape

    Pete Carroll is simply unbelievable at what he does. I’m not referring to coaching, recruiting, winning over the press, or any of what many people think makes Pete Carroll successful...

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  18. British Open 2010: How Low Can You Go?

    Morning Groups Benefit From Calm Conditions That was the theme Thursday morning in Scotland, how low can you go? Calm morning conditions allowed the early groups to take dead aim at The Old Course at St...

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  19. Top 10 Worst Feelings in the Sports Summer of 2010

    What an intense summer of sports we have had so far. June and early July were packed full of great sports stories such as the Stanley Cup, World Cup, and NBA Free Agency...

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  20. Spain's Sweet Summer: Pau Gasol, Rafael Nadal and World Cup Team All Champions

    Spain finally lived up to the hype and won its first World Cup. Sports fans in Spain have also enjoyed an NBA title from Spain’s Pau Gasol and a French Open/Wimbledon combo served up from Mallorca’s finest, Rafael Nadal...

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  21. 2010 World Cup: Wesley Sneijder & David Villa, a Tale of Two Stars

    Whether you are a football fanatic or just the casual sports fan that tunes into the World Cup, you now know who Wesley Sneijder and David Villa are...

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  22. LeBron, Wade, Bosh: The Top 10 Trios in Sports History

    Wow! No matter what Chris Broussard, Michael Wilbon, and David Aldridge have been saying for the past 24 hours, I am still stunned to see LBJ take his game to South Beach and join forces with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade...

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  23. LeBron James Decision: Signing Day and LBJ's Five Scenarios

    In almost identical fashion to high school recruiting, this 2010 NBA Free Agency Class has gone on official visits, met with coaches, talked amongst themselves, and will now wait to ...

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  24. Rafael Nadal: A Little Class Goes a Long Way

    When I was 17 years old I was fortunate enough to sit court-side at a 2003 US Open second round match between Rafael Nadal and Younes El Aynaoui. Everyone was wondering who this kid from Spain was...

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  25. WTF of the Week: A Fourth of July Without Kobayashi?

    This Independence Day there will be fireworks, watermelon, and American flags as usual, but one very critical ingredient to this great holiday will likely be missing...

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