1. MLB Power Rankings: Who's the New No. 1 Team After Week 7?

    Through nine weeks, the MLB season is in full swing. So far, very few teams have been able to separate themselves from the pack...

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  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Is Carlos Beltran a Good Fit for the New York Yankees?

    On Friday, Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News reported that the New York Yankees could be a possible destination for New York Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran ...

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  3. NHL Power Rankings: Rating the Biggest Character on Each Team

    Hockey is a game chock full of the world’s best athletes. However, the game also includes some of the biggest characters in the sports world...

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  4. NBA Draft 2011: Top 5 Lock Picks

    With close to a month remaining until this year’s NBA Draft , the first few picks are starting to take shape. While there really are no locks until the picks are officially made, the top five picks are usually pretty settled...

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  5. MLB Trade Speculation: Heath Bell and Top 10 Relief Pitchers Likely on the Move

    There’s no such thing as too many quality arms in the bullpen. Around this year’s trade deadline, several bullpen arms are likely to be on the move to contenders who need relief help for the stretch run...

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  6. NHL Playoffs 2011: Power Ranking Each Team’s Dirtiest Checker

    Hard-hitting checks are part of the game of hockey, especially in the playoffs. A good hit can cause a turnover or rally a team to come from behind. However, sometimes players take checking a little too far, and often are reprimanded by the league...

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  7. New York Mets Finding Ways to Lose, but Rebounding Is Key

    I am happier than anyone with how the New York Mets have been playing lately. The team is getting offensive production from unlikely sources, the bullpen has been miraculous and Mike Pelfrey seems to be getting back on track...

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  8. MLB Power Rankings: Ranking Every Farm System By Hitting Depth

    While pitching and defense are important, you can’t win baseball games without scoring any runs. Hitting, therefore, is just as important...

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  9. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting the NBA Draft Order and First Round Picks

    The NBA Draft Lottery takes place Tuesday night, in which the final order of the first round will be established...

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  10. NBA Free Agency: Each Team's Best/Worst Contracts & Their Effects on Free Agency

    Each team in the NBA has contracts in which the deals look ingenious but also has contracts that it wishes it never made...

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  11. Boston Celtics: 5 Roster Moves That Will Get Them Past the Miami Heat Next Year

    The Boston Celtics fell to the Miami Heat four games to one in this year’s Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Heat looked more energized than the Celtics in all aspects of the game...

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  12. MLB Trade Speculation: Best-Case Trade Deadline Scenarios for Each Team

    Each year around the middle of summer, the MLB contenders emerge as they prepare for a postseason push. These teams often try to bolster their rosters with available talent from around the league...

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  13. New York Mets: Is Citi Field the Problem?

    Yesterday, former Mets right fielder Jeff Francoeur released statements saying that the Mets should consider lowering the left field fence and bringing in the deep gaps of Citi Field...

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  14. MLB Trade Speculation: Prince Fielder & the 10 Best Sluggers Who'll Be Available

    In a stretch that has seen the dominance of the pitcher, power hitters in the game of baseball have been diminishing steadily...

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  15. NBA Playoffs 2011: 5 Reasons the Memphis Grizzlies Are Playing Great Basketball

    Despite the triple overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, the Memphis Grizzlies are on top of the world right now. The Grizzlies are two wins away from reaching their first ever Western Conference Finals...

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  16. NBA Draft 2011: Jimmer Fredette's 5 Likeliest Landing Spots

    Jimmer Fredette of BYU has been the one of major topics of the upcoming NBA draft. The 6’2” point guard has been ranked anywhere in the top five prospects to a player who may slip all the way to the end of the first round...

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  17. MLB Trade Ideas: 5 Teams Who Will Covet Carlos Beltran at the Deadline

    After missing half the season last year with a knee injury, Carlos Beltran is off to a torrid start this season. He sat the third game of each of the first few series, but has played in almost every game since...

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  18. Fantasy Baseball: Trevor Cahill and 5 Starting Pitchers to Pick Up or Trade for

    For starting pitching in fantasy baseball, names like Tim Lincecum, Ubaldo Jimenez, Felix Hernandez and Roy Halladay top the charts...

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  19. NHL Playoffs 2011: Most Important Player for Each Postseason Team

    Hockey, especially in the NHL playoffs, requires a full team effort to win Lord Stanley’s Cup. Usually, the team that combines a strong offensive attack with shutdown defense throughout the playoffs is the team hoisting the Cup in the end...

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  20. Tony Romo: 4 Things He Should Be Doing Instead of Golf

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open golf tournament once again. Romo hits the links Monday for 18 holes at the Stonebridge Ranch and Country Club in McKinney, TX...

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  21. Manny Pacquiao: 5 Reasons He's Destined To Win This Saturday

    Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will square off against Shane Mosley this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas...

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  22. New York Mets Dealing with the Injury Bug Again

    Shades of the 2009 Mets are already apparent this season. Though that team was more talented on paper, it was ravaged by the injury bug which left Jerry Manuel very little to work with on a day-to-day basis...

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  23. MLB Free Agency: 10 Position Players Likely To Have Club Options Denied

    When handing out contracts, a team will often include a club option as a possible incentive for the player to perform well. Many times, the option is worth more than that player’s average yearly salary...

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  24. Air Jordan Signature Shoes: Power Ranking All 26 Pairs

    Air Jordan sneakers have become the norm among young basketball players wanting to soar like the great Michael Jordan . Jordan’s numerous pairs of Air Jordan sneakers have been through a historic NBA career that accomplished many milestones...

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  25. MLB Trade Ideas: 10 Possible Trade Packages for Jose Reyes

    Jose Reyes of the New York Mets appears to be a prime candidate to be traded before this year’s MLB trade deadline. He is set to be a free agent at season’s end, and the Mets may not be in a position to re-sign him...

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