1. Kris Humphries: 5 Reasons the Nets Forward Should Make the All-Defensive Team

    All fear “The Incredible Hump.” In his seventh year in the league, Kris Humphries put all his talents together en route to a breakout season. Though Humphries excelled on the offensive glass, he played just as well defensively...

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  2. NBA Draft 2011: Kyle Singler and 15 Players the New Jersey Nets Should Target

    In the 2011 NBA draft, the New Jersey Nets may target Duke’s Kyle Singler and other players who can have an immediate impact on the team. Heading into the offseason, the Nets appear on the verge of becoming a playoff contender...

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  3. New York Mets: 5 Ways the Team Seems Rejuvenated Already

    Energy and passion. While these two attributes have been lacking from New York Mets baseball for the past few years, the team has shown a year's worth in just four games. After the ugly Opening Day loss, the team has responded in a big way...

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  4. MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Teams That Will Be in the Market for Andre Ethier

    If the Los Angeles Dodgers begin to fade in the NL West, one of their prized possessions, right fielder Andre Ethier, may become available. Most teams would jump at the chance to add the 28-year-old outfielder to bolster their lineup...

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  5. New York Mets: Darryl Strawberry and the Top 10 Power Hitters in Team History

    Home runs are the most exciting part of a baseball game. Over the years, players have made a living on their ability to hit the long ball...

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  6. New York Mets: SNY TV Network Airs Family Guy Clip Mocking Team on Opening Day

    I’m sure most Mets fans are familiar with the Family Guy clip mocking the Mets . Stewie and Brian are out trick-or-treating for Halloween, and Stewie says that Halloween is as bad as being a Mets fan...

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  7. MLB Trades, Free Agency 2011: Top 15 Starters Who Could Help a Contender

    Though the MLB season just started less than a week ago, the 30 teams are constantly looking for ways to improve their roster, with the ultimate goal being a World Series title...

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  8. NBA Free Agency 2011: New Jersey Nets Top 10 Targets

    After a significant improvement from a 12-70 season, the New Jersey Nets are only a few pieces away from being a playoff contender. The trade for Deron Williams has the team heading in the right direction, though they will miss the playoffs this year...

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  9. New York Mets: Why Willie Harris Should Start in Left Field, At Least On Opening Day

    According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York , Terry Collins prefers to use Willie Harris as the Mets' Opening Day left fielder. Jason Bay will begin the year on the disabled list and won't return until April 9 at the earliest...

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  10. Kris Humphries: 10 Reasons the NJ Nets Should Make Re-Signing Him a Priority

    Following the 2011-2012 season, the main free agent the New Jersey Nets will worry about is current point guard Deron Williams. However, a pressing free agent that the Nets must retain this upcoming offseason is their power forward, Kris Humphries...

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  11. 2011 MLB Predictions: Zack Greinke and the 10 Biggest Pitching Busts

    Pitching is an art form that only few have perfected in baseball history. Last year, we saw a return to the dominance of pitching, highlighted by Roy Halladay, Ubaldo Jimenez, Felix Hernandez and Tim Lincecum...

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  12. MLB: New York Mets 10 Bold Predictions for the Month of April

    After an offseason filled with financial grumblings, injury troubles and a lack of major offseason acquisitions, the Mets’ expectations heading into 2011 are quite low...

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  13. NJ Nets vs. NY Knicks: Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups Light Up Nets at MSG

    Despite some significant improvements this season, the New Jersey Nets are still a year or two away from figuring it all out on the court...

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  14. New York Mets: Battle for Final Bullpen Spot a 3-Man Race

    One of my colleagues, Nicholas Pugliese , recently wrote a piece on his thoughts about who will claim the final spot in the Mets bullpen. As he said, Francisco Rodriguez, Bobby Parnell, Taylor Buchholz, D...

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  15. NBA Free Agency 2011: 10 Surprising Free Agents Who Could Hit the Market

    With the NBA season nearing its close, 16 teams are gearing up for a playoff run. However, the other teams—as well as those in the playoffs—are searching for ways to improve their team during the offseason...

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  16. New Jersey Nets-Atlanta Hawks: Nets Squander Late Push in Loss to Hawks

    Usually, when a team falls behind by 30 points, there isn’t much hope for a win. However, the New Jersey Nets did show some life but ultimately fell to the Atlanta Hawks , 98-87, at Philips Arena...

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  17. With Oliver Perez and Luis Castillo Gone, Which Mets Will Fans Target for Boos?

    Though the Mets recently released Luis Castillo and Oliver Perez, the organization still is marred with financial difficulties and a string of poor seasons on the field...

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  18. New Jersey Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Kris Humphries Powers Nets to Victory

    In a battle between a team that has recently seen its distant playoff hopes dwindle and another team that at one point lost 26 straight games, the New Jersey Nets fought to an ...

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  19. 2011 NBA Free Agency: Marc Gasol and the Top 15 Restricted Free Agents

    This year’s restricted free agent class includes several players, like Marc Gasol, who have experienced breakout seasons...

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  20. Ike Davis: Is the New York Mets 1B Ready To Break Into Superstar Status in 2011?

    New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis burst onto the scene last year en route to having a successful rookie campaign. After Daniel Murphy’s injury in spring training 2010, Davis appeared to be the likely successor...

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  21. Indiana Pacers Vs. New Jersey Nets: Danny Granger Lifts Pacers Past Nets Late

    Though they showed some late fight, the New Jersey Nets dropped their third straight game, 102-98, to the Indiana Pacers at the Prudential Center in Newark. The Pacers have now defeated the Nets seven consecutive times dating back to 2008...

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  22. NBA Playoff Predictions: Power Ranking Kobe Bryant & the Most Important Players

    Good players always step up with the game on the line. However, great players step up with the game on the line in the playoffs...

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  23. NBA Mock Draft 2011: Picking the Top 10 From NCAA Tournament Teams

    Each year, the NCAA Tournament produces a handful of talented players that will look to make an immediate impact in the NBA. This year is no different, as several players have begun establishing themselves as top-10 picks...

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  24. NCAA Tournament 2011: The 10 Best Big Men Left in the Sweet 16

    With the final 16 teams left standing in the NCAA Tournament, the play of the big men could be a defining factor in a team’s success...

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  25. Oliver Perez Released and 10 Reasons It Benefits New York Mets

    After months of speculation, the New York Mets finally released their erratic lefty Oliver Perez . The release appeared inevitable at some point this offseason, but the Mets decided to give Perez an opportunity to prove himself during spring training..

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