1. Boston Celtics: Why Surging Philadelphia 76ers Can't Be Overlooked

    After an impressive Game 4 come-from-behind victory, the so-called young, inexperienced Philadelphia 76ers proved they now know exactly what it will take to defeat the veteran Boston Celtics in these 2012 NBA playoffs...

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  2. 10 Things Boston Celtics Must Do This Summer to Return to Championship Form

    The Boston Celtics may be well on their way to representing the East in the 2012 NBA playoffs, yet the organization has to focus on what will be an especially significant offseason of free agency, trades and a crucial NBA draft...

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  3. Chris Bosh Injury: What Does LeBron James Have to Do to Carry Miami Heat?

    Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh is now on the sideline indefinitely, and it will take a more aggressive leadership role from LeBron James on both ends of the floor for this team to win a 2012 NBA championship...

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  4. Rajon Rondo: 8 Reasons Celtics Will Live or Die with His Play This Postseason

    Rajon Rondo might not be one of the Big Three veteran talents, yet there is no question that this is the player that has full control of the Boston Celtics ' destiny this postseason...

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  5. 10 Bold Predictions for the Lakers-Thunder 2nd-Round Series

    Kobe Bryant , Russell Westbrook, Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Kevin Durant all headline the most enticing series of the 2012 NBA Playoffs , giving analysts of the game no choice but to talk about their expectations...

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  6. Players Championship 2012: Zach Johnson and 3 Golfers Set to Compete for Title

    Two days at the 2012 Players Championship and already the competition is heated at the top of the leaderboard, with Zach Johnson and several other golfers leading the way at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla...

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  7. Caroline Wozniacki: Former No. 1 Needs Grand Slam Title to Regain Top Spot

    Caroline Wozniacki seems outright impossible to stop in nearly every tournament she competes in, yet when it comes to the ones that count, she has fallen short every single time...

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  8. Madrid Open 2012: Tomas Berdych Needs Win Significantly More Than Roger Federer

    A No. 2 seed is on the line for tennis phenom Roger Federer and still No. 7 Tomas Berdych is the player in dire need of a victory at the 2012 Madrid Open. Berdych , currently owning the No...

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  9. Roger Federer: Rafa Nadal Should Be Weary of Streaking Fed-Ex

    Rafael Nadal needs to start winning sooner rather than later with Roger Federer heating up in the tennis world once again. No...

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  10. Roger Federer vs. Tomas Berdych: Fed Set to Dominate in 2012 Madrid Open Final

    First came Milos Raonic, then Richard Gasquet , then David Ferrer and most recently Janko Tipsarevic. All were at the mercy of Roger Federer in his route to finish off this memorable 2012 Madrid Open run with a title...

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  11. Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard: Matt Kuchar Will Win Title at Ponte Vedra

    After two rounds of play at the 2012 Players Championship, Matt Kuchar is not only atop the leaderboard at eight-under, but is also the sure fire favorite to take the title at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla...

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  12. Players Championship 2012: Rory McIlroy Hasn't Earned World No. 1 Ranking

    For a second consecutive tournament, there is no sign of World No. 1 Rory McIlroy anywhere. In fact, his tournament is now over after failing to make the cut going into the third round of play...

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  13. NHL Playoffs 2012: Alexander Semin and Stars That Need to Step Up Their Game

    There are players like goaltender Braden Holtby and others who have helped lead their respective teams this 2012 NHL playoffs, just as any team who is still in championship contention has starts performing at the top of their game...

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  14. Metta World Peace: What to Expect from Lakers Star in Return vs. Nuggets

    Lakers talent Metta World Peace has spent the last two weeks on the sidelines and will now be the x-factor, the difference-maker in a Game 7 against the Denver Nuggets that his team desperately needs...

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  15. 8 Reasons Rajon Rondo Has Transformed Boston Celtics' Big Three into Big Four

    In Boston when you think of the superstars and the identity of this team, automatically the words "Big Three" come to mind...

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  16. Boston Celtics: Paul Pierce's Greatest Career Playoff Moments (Video)

    One-hundred and fourteen playoff starts, 21.4 points per game, nine playoff runs in 14 seasons, two NBA Finals appearances and an NBA championship are listed on Boston Celtics ' captain Paul Pierce 's resume...

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  17. Boston Celtics: 10 Reasons Rajon Rondo Will Be on the Team Next Season

    In spite of the plethora of trade talks surrounding Celtics elite point guard Rajon Rondo over the last two seasons, it is clear that the team's floor general isn't going anywhere...

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  18. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Jared Sullinger and 1st-Round Picks with Lowest Ceilings

    For all the players that are sure to grow from this year's 2012 NBA draft , there are also those high-risk talents that teams know don't have much potential to improve in the league...

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  19. Mayweather vs. Cotto Results: Junito Proves He's Ready for Pac-Man Rematch

    In what was another glorious victory for welterweight powerhouse Floyd Mayweather Jr., Miguel "Junito" Cotto was able to prove his worth as one of the more talented fighters in the sport of boxing today...

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  20. Eli Manning on SNL: Hilarious Performance Doesn't Match Peyton's

    Eli Manning appears to be a shy, low-key type of guy on the field, yet in his appearance on NBC's Saturday Night Live this past Saturday, Manning's performance was a pleasant surprise...

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  21. NHL Playoffs 2012: Braden Holtby and Top Goaltenders This Postseason

    Once again, as is always the case, top goaltending in the NHL playoffs undoubtedly gives teams the best chance to put together a deep postseason push. It's teams like the Washington Capitals and L...

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  22. Mosley vs. Alvarez Results: Devastating Loss Proves Shane Mosley Must Retire

    On a night where Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto stole the spotlight, it was the Shane Mosley and Saul Alvarez fight that deserved the attention...

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  23. NBA Playoffs 2012: Predicting Eastern and Western Conference Finals Matchups

    The 2012 NBA playoffs , like any postseason in basketball, has been everything fans have looked forward to. From last-second finishes to historic comebacks, this has been a memorable NBA playoffs...

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  24. Floyd Mayweather vs Miguel Cotto: Where Win over Junito Ranks Among Money's Best

    The victory over Miguel Cotto was not only a telling one for Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s legacy. It was also one that ranked among the best...

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  25. Mayweather vs Cotto Results: Junito Builds His Legacy in Loss to Money

    Unlike most boxing talents in the sport today, Miguel Cotto has not only proven to be a top-notch fighter, but has also now challenged both top fighters in the sport—Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather ...

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