1. 2011 Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp: The Miami Heat of the NFL?

    The first weekend of NFL training camp was a whirlwind of free agency signings. While many teams had set their foundations last season, the Philadelphia Eagles have picked up some of the biggest names in the free agent pool...

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  2. Chicago Bears: How to Tackle Training Camp

    It's official: The NFL is back! Coaches, rookies, free agents and crafty veterans have less than three weeks until Chicago Bears preseason football gets underway...

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  3. Unlocking the NFL: Teams and Players Better Move Fast

    Now that the NFLPA and team owners are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, franchises are starting to gear up for training camp. There is tons of speculation from fans wondering how their favorite teams will fare...

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  4. 2011 MLB Midseason: Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies Too Predictable

    There are pennant-chasers out there who have proven to be on their way to the fall classic, as predicted. It must be hard for the MLB to sell parity and competition when there are maybe four franchises that have a chance at winning the World Series...

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  5. 2011 NFL Lockout: Veteran Teams Will Have an Edge Early

    The NFL has created problems for many prognosticators and experts alike. Usually by this time of year, the MGM Grand and many other Las Vegas sports books have their microscope on and usually have very definitive odds...

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  6. Worst Time of Year for Casual Sports Fans

    We have reached that time of the year where summer has almost reached the pinnacle of the season. Kids are out of school and driving their parents mad already...

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  7. Albert Pujols: Will He Lose the Money and the Power?

    The St. Louis Cardinals ’ injury bug has reached new heights. Three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols was injured on a first base collision with Wilson Betemit of the Kansas City Royals ...

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  8. Miami Heat Review: LeBron James Lost, Are You Happy Now?

    The 2011 NBA Finals were definitely made for our country in this day and age. You had underdogs, villains, lasting storylines and two teams that played almost every game down to the last minute...

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  9. Would Plaxico Burress Stack Up as a Chicago Bear?

    After the recent release of Plaxico Burress from prison, where he served 20 months on a gun charge, NFL teams are wondering what he has left in the tank...

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  10. Jim Tressel: Machiavellian or Looking out for His Players

    The recent resignation of Jim Tressel due to players receiving things from tattoos, cars and other services is another aspect of college sports that is common, but when players and coaches are caught is becomes a big story...

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  11. Mark Cuban: A Billionaire That Needs Even More Credit

    Mark Cuban is known mostly for being the outspoken owner of the Dallas Mavericks . Currently, the Mavs are looking to eliminate the Oklahoma City Thunder in order to reach the NBA Finals...

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  12. 2011 NFL Preview: Labor Dispute or Not, They Have to Play on 9/11

    Most fans understand the situation between the NFL players and owners is not going in the right direction at this moment. While some players love the time off, other players are working out together trying to get ready for another season...

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  13. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Closer to the Conference Finals

    Now that the NBA Playoffs are reaching the integral stages, teams are showing their flaws that many questioned during the regular season. When the playoffs got underway, many experts had certain teams locked in as contenders and pretenders...

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  14. UFC Owns Strikeforce, Will They Utilize It?

    With the recent purchase of Strikeforce by the UFC, the MMA world has been a buzz as of late about the future of the sport. Mixed Martial Arts is the fastest-growing sport in our country...

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  15. 2011 NFL Draft: The Bears Have Holes, Can Jerry and Lovie Fill Them?

    It is that time of the year again. I’m not talking about the start of the baseball, but the NFL Draft...

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  16. New York Yankees: Is Derek Jeter's Contract Worth It for the Team?

    The New York Yankees have been known to overpay for star players and the MLB is known for ballooning contracts...

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  17. MLB 2011: Technology Will Not Help Major League Baseball's Popularity

    With the 2011 MLB season just starting, once again it’s time to see if fans will lose more interest...

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  18. College Football: Could It Ever Have a NCAA Final Four?

    The sports world loves to crown a winner. From a one-and-done playoff, a seven-game series or bowl game, the debate rages on if the winner is the best of the best or just got hot...

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  19. Twitter Is 5 Years Old, Sports Is Forever Changed

    This week, the social media blogging website Twitter became five years old. While in its infancy, it really wasn’t used in such a broad way as it is today...

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  20. NCAA Bracket 2011: Truly American

    Every year, the spring brings a sense of rebirth. Whether it’s the green grass and winter bulbs sprouting for the first time, or the shedding of jackets like a snake growing new skin, March brings hope...

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  21. MJ's Shadow Gets Smaller: Derrick Rose is the Chicago Bulls' New MVP

    Chicago Bulls fans have long been clamoring for something to wrap their hands around with assurance. Not since the last shot that Michael Jordan took, pushing off Byron Russell more than 10 years ago, has the city seen a player like Derrick Rose ...

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  22. Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups: Knicks Could Take the East

    With the trade deadline now behind us, fans can focus on how teams are currently constituted for the most part. We have seen a major swing of talent moving from the Western Conference to the Eastern Conference...

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  23. Carmelo Anthony Trade: Players Like Melo Vilified for Move to Knicks?

    With the recent trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks , another team is building through the acquisitions of free agents with tons of star power. The top teams are further distancing themselves from the rest of the pack...

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  24. Albert Pujols Contract Talks End: Move To Cubs Would Be Great for Baseball

    With the recent report that Albert Pujols will not get his contract terms negotiated before the end of the 2011 MLB season with the St. Louis Cardinals, the rumors will start to swirl where one of the biggest names in baseball will end up...

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  25. NBA All-Star Break: Are We Looking at Another Lakers-Celtics Finals?

    With the basketball season moving towards the NBA All-Star break, the league is looking through the windshield at the trade deadline and playoff runs. Many teams are vying for position in the their respected conferences...

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