1. Miami Heat and LeBron James in Game 5: The Risks and Rewards of Flopping

    The Indiana Pacers will face the Miami Heat at 8:30 PM on TNT from AmericanAirlines Arena. Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals will be under a microscope for the recent flopping controversies...

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  2. Mike Wallace Signs with Dolphins: Will Wes Welker Look for Gold over Glory?

    The NFL ’s first game isn ’t for another six months, but free agency steals the headlines from all of the other major sports when big names move to another city...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about over 1 year ago 961 reads 1 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers: D'Antoni Needs to Adapt the Offense or Be Fired

    Mike D'Antoni should be looking around wondering if Los Angeles is a good fit for his offense. Experts questioned the hiring from the beginning and now the Lakers have a sample space for the criticism...

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  4. Robert Griffin III Knee Injury Will Require Total Reconstructive Surgery

    According to ESPN , Robert Griffin III has tears to the ACL and LCL in his knee. He will undergo total reconstructive surgery on his knee. Watching the way that knee turned, we have to wonder just how damaged the knee truly is...

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  5. Adrian Peterson Deserves Both 2012 MVP and Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    The debate among fans and experts is that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is the best candidate for the Most Valuable Player award...

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  6. Week 15 Bears vs. Packers: Injuries Will Cost Them the Game & the Playoffs

    Early season optimism of the 2012 Chicago Bears season has been replaced with questions about the future of this season and the future. During camp, this team looked to be one of the top performers in the NFL ...

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  7. From Andrew Luck to Tim Tebow: 5 NFL Storylines the Media Won't Ignore in 2012

    We are less than a week away from the 2012 NFL Regular Season. The media buildup already has the snowball rolling down the mountain into an avalanche...

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  8. Fantasy Football 2012: Possible Chicago Bears Fantasy Standouts

    The Chicago Bears have fantasy football weapons that bring tremendous upside. Once again, we’ ve reached that time of year when fans are highlighting their go-to players for production...

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  9. Chicago Bears Camp Wrap Up: Urlacher's Knee, O-Line Questions & WR Depth

    The Chicago Bears will be out of Bourbonnais this week and heading back to Halas Hall. Changes in management, coaching and player personnel has brought optimism to the 2012 season...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about almost 2 years ago 843 reads 6 comments

  10. To the Haters: LeBron James Wins Male Athlete ESPY

    Winning the ESPY for Male Athlete of the Year is a form of redemption for LeBron James . In this new era of the modern athlete, there are stars that bring polarity to the table...

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  11. NFL Officials Being Replaced? Will NFL Players Start NBA Flopping?

    The modern athlete has become stronger, bigger, faster and many times smarter. Numerous NBA players are in the spotlight for their acting roles as much as their jump shot...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 197 reads 1 comments

  12. LeBron James Receives What Dwight Howard Deserves

    Fans are emotional when a player takes his talents elsewhere. That definitely was the case with LeBron James moving to the Miami Heat , but surprisingly hasn ’t been with Dwight Howard ...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 796 reads 2 comments

  13. 2012 NBA Playoffs: OKC Thunder Have the MVP & 6th Man in Durant and Harden

    The Oklahoma City Thunder are for real. The shortened 2011-12 NBA season brought us sloppy basketball early, but in Oklahoma, the roster started to click. The Thunder played more consistent all season than most teams...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 2,090 reads 7 comments

  14. Chicago Bulls Overpaid for Carlos Boozer

    The Chicago Bulls overpaid for Carlos Boozer and now must seriously re-evaluate what they have in the former All-Star forward...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 1,520 reads 35 comments

  15. 2012 NBA Playoffs Preview

    After a short but grueling 2011-12 NBA regular season, the 2012 NBA playoffs are around the corner. From trade rumors, a rash of player injuries and teams playing night after night, the seeding is finally set...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 671 reads 0 comments

  16. 2012 NFL Schedule: Chicago Bears Are Prime-Time Players

    The 2012 NFL schedule was released Tuesday. For many fans, this is the beginning of planning their trips to games and parties for big rivalry matchups. Chicago Bears fans have to be excited about the schedule this year...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about 2 years ago 1,861 reads 9 comments

  17. Ozzie Guillen: The Miami Marlins Wanted National Attention and They Got It

    When the Chicago White Sox parted ways with the brash and outspoken Ozzie Guillen who became the manager in Miami, many fans were up in arms...

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  18. Nike NFL Uniforms Move League into New Era of Financial Dominance

    The NFL is the king of American sports. Their TV ratings, overall profit, and headline space in the mainstream media outdo every other major sport...

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  19. Las Vegas Odds: Miami Heat Are Favored over Bulls & Thunder

    This is the time of the year when elite NBA teams start to separate themselves from the rest of the pack. While some teams are in relax-mode, saving their bodies for a deep playoff run, others are vying for seeding and emerging...

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  20. Peyton Manning: Will He Match John Elway's Legacy?

    John Elway knows about being in the twilight of his career and wanting more. Now that he is in the role of the Denver Broncos president, Elway knows exactly what Peyton Manning is currently going through...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about over 2 years ago 521 reads 1 comments

  21. Chicago Bears Declare Marshall Law: Jay Cutler Now Has No Excuses

    Say it out loud, “ Brandon Marshall is a Chicago Bear.” Even though the NFL season is months away, the season never actually sleeps...

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  22. Gregg Williams & the New Orleans Saints: Hunted by Roger Goodell

    The New Orleans Saints have opened the floodgates for the NFL to crash on their bounty-hunting program that took place in the 2009-2011 seasons. We should take a deep breath and think what this means for the coaches and players involved...

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  23. NBA Dunk Contest Needs Star Power Like LeBron James & John Wall

    Last Saturday in Orlando, the NBA Dunk Contest was taken even deeper into the depths of mediocrity. Unless you have the NBA League Pass you didn’t even know the participants involved...

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  24. Miami Heat: Growing Pains of Last Season Are over

    We are only a few days away from the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando on Sunday. Just a few miles away, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have been leading the Miami Heat on a tear as of late...

    Derek  Crouse Written by Derek Crouse about over 2 years ago 748 reads 5 comments

  25. Sloppy Play in the NBA to the Wins of Jeremy Lin: Catching Up with the NBA

    Now that sports fans are feeling the effects of the NFL layoff, many are on board with the NBA season. A shortened regular season has produced sloppy basketball, rashes of injuries, ...

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