1. AFC East: Four BIG Reasons the New England Patriots are No Longer Scary

    For the past eight years the Patriots have come into the season as a heavy favorite to compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy, and deservedly so. In 2002, 2004, and 2005 the Pats were coming off of championship seasons...

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  2. Wimbledon Up For Grabs: The Six Remaining Men Who Could Take the Title

    Of the 16 remaining men, as many as six have a realistic shot at winning the most sought-after trophy in tennis. It was a boring day in sports for those Americans who have been following USA’s World Cup run and the championships at Wimbledon...

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  3. USA vs. Ghana 2010 World Cup: Not Ghana Happen, U.S. Eliminated in Extra Time

    England was able to do it. Slovenia was able to do it. Algeria hit the crossbar. Today, Ghana was able to do it twice...

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  4. College Football Recruiting Update: Big 10

    Due to a vacation and my sudden relocation into Big 12 country, the recruiting updates had to take a back seat for a little while. The series continues today with a breakdown of the Big 10...

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  5. John Isner and Nicolas Mahut's Epic Wimbledon Battle — Continued (Again)

    History Stands Still as John Isner and Nicolas Mahut’s Match Goes into its Third Day and 11th Hour: All Square at 59 Games in the 5th set! To put this match into perspective, ...

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  6. FIFA World Cup 2010: Landon Safely: Donovan's Late Goal Lifts U.S. To Next Round

    It took added time, but the United States was able to get it done. Thanks to a breakaway started by goalkeeper Tim Howard, a great feed by Jozy Altidore, and a finish by Landon Donovan, the U...

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  7. In Honor of the World Cup: 10 Best Athletes on the Planet

    We are almost through group play in the World Cup, and some of the world’s greatest athletes are on the global stage...

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  8. McDowell's Day: Graeme McDowell Wins Toughest Open in Recent Memory

    This years U.S. Open Championship describes exactly why golf-lovers like myself tune in on a yearly basis. We love to watch the best golfers in the world struggle...

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  9. This One's Different: Lakers Capture 16th Title

    This time around its different. Whether its number 1, number 5, or number 11 its different. For the Celtics its obviously different than 2008, who were overmatched physically by the same team who they themselves called soft 2 years ago...

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  10. Manny Ramirez's Return to Boston: Boos Expected, but Not Deserved

    Dodgers @ Red Sox Friday 7:10 ET The Celtics and Lakers may be wrapping up, but the drama in the L.A./Boston series will continue through Sunday...

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  11. WTF of the Week: Spain's World Cup Loss

    The first big upset of the World Cup occurred yesterday as global power Spain was defeated 1-0 by Switzerland...

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  12. NCAA Conference Realignment: If It Ain't Broke Don't Fix It

    Unless you can make a mean profit off fixin’ it. The conference expansion has made the normally dull college football off-season a little more entertaining...

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  13. MJ In Ownership: Jordan Faces Tough Test

    There are not many things in the arena of basketball that have challenged Michael Jordan. Sure golf, baseball, and acting gave his airness a little trouble, but who doesn’t have ...

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  14. Remembering Ken Griffey Jr.: The Top 10 No. 24s in Sports

    With the sad news of Ken Griffey Jr.'s recent retirement from baseball, we get to reflect on his great career and remember the real Junior—the one jumping fences in Seattle at the ...

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  15. 2010 Free Agency: What Makes NYC the Place to Be

    I have officially given up. I have refused to discuss LeBron James and the 2010 class of free agents until the season is over but I can’t help it. It’s so captivating...

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  16. Beasts of the East: Braves Streaking, but Still Have Questions

    Lots of Baseball Left but Braves Are In the Right Position At the beginning of the season there were many of questions surrounding the Atlanta Braves. After a rocky start and a red hot month of May, many of those questions have been answered...

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  17. French Fuzz

    Other than Federer getting knocked out before the semis of a major for the first time in the last 24 tries, this French Open hasn’t captured many headlines. The Americans have kept with the pace of sucking on the dirt...

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