1. Predicting the 49ers' 2012 Practice Squad Roster

    The San Francisco 49ers have shown flashes of brilliance in these first three preseason games—and unfortunately, signs of disappointment too. The offense, which many analysts and fans have raved about after the additions of Randy Moss , A...

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  2. Which San Francisco 49er Has Impressed Most in Camp?

    With the long awaited third preseason game on the horizon, the 49ers have looked a bit rusty and possibly a dab of what I call, overconfident. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's comments only adds fuel to the fire...

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  3. What We've Learned About Every Positional Unit During the 49ers Preseason

    Football is back! Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers wouldn't want it any other way. The regular season doesn't start for another month or so, but at least football has returned to the masses...

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  4. 3 Ways Randy Moss Can Make a Huge Impact for 49ers in 2012

    Randy Moss donning a San Francisco 49ers Jersey? What was once considered an unlikely prospect has now become the official 'it' story of training camp for the 49ers...

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  5. L.A. Lakers vs Miami Heat: Who Has the Edge?

    Kobe vs. Lebron? This debate has raged on for years, no doubt leaving respective fans of each player with tired lungs. Who's the better player? I can't answer that, or rather, it's irrelevant at this point...

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  6. L.A. Lakers: Predicting Who Will Be the Lakers' Best Bench Player

    The Los Angeles Lakers boast one of the fiercest front lines in the NBA in addition to that Mamba guy, but what about their supporting cast—specifically, LA's bench? If ...

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  7. Under-the-Radar San Francisco 49ers Ready to Break out in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers should enter the 2012 NFL season as NFC West favorites, and possibly NFC conference darlings...

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  8. L.A. Lakers: Is Andrew Bynum or Pau Gasol More Important with Arrival of Nash?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have made significant improvements in their quest for a 17th championship, and Kobe Bryant's elusive sixth ring...

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  9. Why the 49ers Should Replace Dashon Goldson in 2013

    Dashon Goldson's play, much like the San Francisco 49ers squad that went 13-3 in the regular season, was a surprise to fans and analysts alike...

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  10. Dwight Howard vs. Andrew Bynum Comparison

    Will Dwight Howard find his way to Hollywood? Will Andrew Bynum give potential trade suitors the assurance they need for a long-term extension? Will the top two centers in the game ...

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  11. Predicting Award Winners for the San Francisco 49ers 2012 Season

    With training camp looming, players both old and young will prepare for what should be an exciting 2012 NFL season. After the headache of the lockout last season, players—well, at least the young ones—will find training camp refreshing...

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  12. San Francisco 49ers: Aldon Smith Poised for Big Sophomore Campaign

    The San Francisco 49ers , a laughingstock of an organization for the past decade, will enter the 2012 season with huge expectations, after their surprising run to the NFC Conference ...

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  13. 3 Most Important Backups on the Niners' Roster

    As the infamous Joe Paterno stated, "When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality." This quote rings true for this current San Francisco 49ers squad...

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  14. 3 Young San Francisco 49ers Who Will Breakout in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers have made significant additions in free agency—especially at wide receiver—but the most improvement could come from within the organization...

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  15. San Francisco 49ers: 3 Encouraging Signs Heading into the 2012 Season

    Will the San Francisco 49ers progress in 2012, or will they falter under the enormous expectations after their success in 2011? Fans would like to think the former, but who truly ...

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  16. San Francisco 49ers: How Many Touches Should Frank Gore Get a Game?

    As fans have witnessed, the NFL has become a more pass-oriented league. While most, if not all, NFL teams follow this model of success, the 49ers march to a different tune...

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  17. 4 San Francisco 49ers Who Could Regress in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers ' breakout season was attributed to several breakout players. There is no reason to doubt several more breakout seasons by this current roster, but I suspect a few standout performers in 2011 could regress in 2012...

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  18. Which Undrafted San Francisco 49ers Have Best Chances to Contribute in 2012?

    The San Francisco 49ers will have few open roster spots, but I suspect that Jim Harbaugh will add an undrafted free agent or two. While the 49ers seem loaded at just about every position, they lack depth in a few areas...

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  19. New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin Must Now Adapt to Carmelo Anthony-Led Offense

    The New York Knicks will enter the 2012-13 season with as much uncertainty as the one before. The burning question is: How will Jeremy Lin adapt to this current Knicks team? After ...

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  20. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Trade Destinations for Pau Gasol

    After another second round bounce, the Los Angeles Lakers will undoubtedly look to improve in the coming offseason. In order to return to the promised land, they must ship Gasol out of town...

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  21. SEC Baseball Tournament 2012: Gamecocks Will Dominate LSU in Championship Game

    The two powerhouses of the SEC will likely face off in the championship game, and if so, the South Carolina Gamecocks will come away victorious...

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  22. NHL Playoffs 2012: Kings' Strong Showing Proves They'll Hoist Stanley Cup

    The Los Angeles Kings will dominate in the Stanley Cup Final en route to Lord Stanley's cup. Their possible opponents, the New York Rangers or New Jersey Devils , will have no chance against the Kings in a best of seven series...

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  23. Manchester United Transfer Rumors: Red Devils Smart to Chase Leighton Baines

    Manchester United is reportedly in talks with Everton to sign star left-back Leighton Baines , according to the Daily Mirror ...

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  24. Pacers vs. Heat: Miami Will End Series in Game 6

    After last night's debacle, this series is over, folks. The feel-good Indiana Pacers will fall at the hands of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James in tomorrow's Game 6. Game 5 of this electric series has come down to one major statistical category: rebounds...

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  25. How the San Francisco 49ers Should Split Carries in a Crowded Backfield

    As I stated in a previous article , the San Francisco 49ers may run into potential problems in the backfield...

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