1. What Jelena Dokic's Australian Open Run Meant to the Tennis World

    Everybody loves a Cinderella story. If, for some reason, anyone doesn't, they need to rethink their process in a hurry. When your team or athlete is eliminated from competition, it's only natural to root for the underdog...

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  2. Bobby Ryan Proving to be True Prize for Anaheim Ducks

    "I'm glad I got drafted first, because no one remembers No. 2." Alexandre Daigle may not have had the superb NHL career that was expected of him, but he delivered a comment that will never be forgotten in the hockey world...

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  3. Mikhail Grabovski and Sergei Kostitsyn's Feud Continues

    Normally, hockey fights are a spur-of-the moment decision. You look at the player next to you, get the nod, and throw your gloves on the ice. Other times, there's plenty of emotions involved and you only want to get your hands on one individual...

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  4. Is Talent an Excuse for Shorter Suspensions in the NHL?

    Chris Simon was always known as a dirty player—from his alleged racial comments towards Mike Grier in 1997 to his cross check across the throat of Peter Popovic in a 2000 playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  5. The Real Slava Kozlov Has Stood Up

    One of the true impressive occurrences in the game of hockey is watching some of the older players still compete with the young up-and-coming kids. You think of veterans like Joe Sakic, Daymond Langkow, and Doug Weight when the topic is brought up...

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  6. Unai Emery Revitalizes Valencia

    It was only a few months ago that Valencia were a laughing subject in La Liga. Early last season, with the team sitting fourth from the top of the standings, club president Juan Soler fired coach Quique Sanchez Flores...

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  7. Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Arrested

    Say it ain't so. Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard was arrested following a brawl at a bar in the early hours of Monday morning. Five other men were with him and taken away when officers were called to the Lounge Inn in Southport, Merseyside...

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  8. Derick Brassard the Latest Victim to Injury in the NHL

    As much as we hate it, injuries are a part of every sport. Players seem to be dropping like flies this year in the National Hockey League. Martin Brodeur's freaky elbow injury seems to sum it all up...

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  9. Referee Dave Jackson Signs with Montreal Canadiens (Humor)

    Introducing the newest member of the Montreal Canadiens...Dave Jackson. He wears the No. 8 shirt, sporting the traditional black and white striped referee colours. On the night of Saturday, Dec...

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  10. Cristiano Ronaldo Makes Deal with Real Madrid?

    According to a director of Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo will join the Spanish club in the summer. Director Pedro Trapote is quoted in the El Mundo newspaper saying that Real have a deal in place but cannot announce it officially...

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  11. Should Salary Caps Be Brought Into Football?

    Money may not always be able to buy happiness, but it's a good starting point in some cases. Premier League Chairman Richard Scudamore and UEFA President Michel Platini are supposedely backing the idea of a salary cap in football...

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  12. Ronaldo a Traitor?

    Three-time FIFA Player of the Year, Ronaldo, has joined the Brazilian Club Corinthians. It comes as a bit of a surprise after four months of training with great rivals Flamengo...

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  13. Thomas Vanek: A One-Man Wrecking Crew

    In what has been a fairly successful season for the Buffalo Sabres after 30 games, much of the praise has to be thrown at Thomas Vanek. After struggling for the better part of last season, Vanek really turned it on in the closing months...

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  14. UEFA Champions League: And Then There Were 16...

    The final 16 from the group stages are confirmed. To no surprise, some clubs decided to rest their top stars with qualification in the knockout rounds secured...

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  15. Tennis Players Who Changed the Game: Boris Becker

    Boom Boom, Der Bomber, Baron von Slam. Which ever nickname you knew Boris Becker by wasn't of importance. What is of significance is the career of the best German-born player to step onto the tennis court...

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  16. Seven Days Later....NHL News of the Week

    When is Sean Avery going to learn to keep his mouth closed? "Ex-girlfriend," "former lady," "a broad I was dating"—any of these would have exceeded the sloppy seconds remark...

    R L Written by R L about over 5 years ago 84 reads 2 comments

  17. Phil Kessel Firing Away, Sean Avery Counting His Days

    Ron Wilson did something the other night that I found quite questionable. He sat star defenseman Tomas Kaberle for the entirety of the first period at Phoenix. The result? A minus-three rating...

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  18. Milan Baros Finds New Home In Turkey

    It wasn't too long ago when Milan Baros was considered a top striker in Europe. He began his club football in FC Banik Ostrava of the Gambrinus liga (Czech League). Following a four-year stint with the Czech club, he joined Liverpool in 2002...

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  19. Manchester City Will Reach for the Stars

    Manchester City has a mission: make a big splash when the transfer window opens in January. Reports claim their wealthy Arab owners are after some of the biggest names in football...

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  20. Tennis Players Who Changed the Game: Margaret Court Smith

    Put your notes away. It's time for a pop quiz. Which female tennis player won the most Grand Slam Singles titles? The majority would believe Steffi Graf and her 22 titles. I know I did. The fact is, there's a bit of a technicality involved...

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  21. Real Madrid Add a Touch of Klaas

    It has been confirmed that Klaas Jan Huntelaar will join Spanish champions Real Madrid in January. The 25-year-old will sign a deal with Los Merengues until June 2013 once he passes a medical...

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  22. Everton Target Henrik Larsson for Transfer

    Celtic legend and former Barcelona star Henrik Larsson has reportedly considered a return to the Premier League. Published reports have broached that Everton are seeking his assistance during an injury-plagued season...

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  23. Crosby and Malkin Leading the NHL, Nicklas Lidstrom Hits a Dry Spell

    The Los Angeles Kings above .500 at the quarter-point of the season? Say it ain't so. Things seem to be finally looking up in La La Land. Kyle Quincey. Living proof that if you give a guy a shot, he can surprise the heck out of you...

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  24. Kaka Expresses Interest in the Premier League

    In the latest saga of potential player's donning English colours in the future, AC Milan's Kaka has said that it would be "great" to play in the Premier League one day...

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  25. Henrik Larsson: The King Of Kings

    Perhaps the greatest Swede to ever step onto the pitch, Henrik Larsson began his professional career in Högaborg at just 17 years-of-age. Eventually, he moved to Helsingborgs IF and scored 50 goals in just 56 appearances...

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