1. Michigan Wolverines Will Win Big Ten, Despite Ugly Loss to Alabama Crimson Tide

    The Sept. 1 clash between two of college football's most storied programs ended with the continued dominance of the SEC. As highly anticipated as the 2012 Cowboys Classic between No...

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  2. Maryland Football Recruiting: Top 2013 In-State Recruits The Terps Must Land

    As ugly as it has gotten in Terrapin land, it's time to look toward the future. Second-year head coach Randy Edsall looks to climb out of the shambles that was 2011, and to do that, it's time to move forward...

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  3. 7 Dark Horses Who May Crash 2012-13 BCS Party

    If the BCS is going to continue to be the NCAA's preferred system of choice, then it's going to have to keep making the little guy happy. Since it's birth in 1998, the BCS hasn't gotten much love from college football fans, and for good reason...

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  4. NFL Draft 2012: Round by Round Positional Needs for Minnesota Vikings

    The 2012 NFL draft will make or break the Minnesota Vikings ' 2012 season. Every time I write a piece about the Vikings regarding their 2011 season, they all have one thing in common: missing pieces to the puzzle...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 1,373 reads 6 comments

  5. Minnesota Vikings: 3 Reasons We Still Haven't Seen the Best of Adrian Peterson

    2011 was the first year that fifth-year running back Adrian Peterson didn't amass 1,000 yards rushing. It was to nobody's dismay, however, as he was plagued by injury and running behind an extraordinarily meager offensive line...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 1,456 reads 5 comments

  6. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Top RBs on Market and Where They Will Land

    NFL free agency will begin here in a few weeks, and there is certainly a high caliber of class in this year's pool. Many negotiations will be taking place, and many players will remain with their current teams...

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  7. Syracuse vs. UConn: 5 Things Huskies Must Do to Pull off Upset

    The Connecticut Huskies are walking on egg shells with the tournament committee. The Huskies sit at 17-10, with a 7-8 record in the Big East...

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  8. College Football: Predicting the Winners of the 6 Major Conferences in 2012

    The 2012 college football season doesn't start for seven more long months. Not to worry though, as the best part of the off-season is making predictions for the upcoming season...

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  9. NCAA Tournament 2012: Murray State and 10 Other Huge Tourney Pretenders

    The most exciting time of year—March Madness—is literally only a few weeks away. The best thing about the NCAA tournament is when Cinderella teams absolutely shock the world, just as George Mason did in 2006 by making it to the Final Four...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 1,318 reads 7 comments

  10. Michigan Football: 5 Studs That Will Step Up in 2012

    Just last month, the Michigan Wolverines capped only their fifth 11-win season in program history with a Sugar Bowl victory over Virginia Tech...

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  11. Peyton Manning: Why Minnesota Vikings and Manning Are Perfect Fit

    One of the premier stories in the sports world for the last several months has been the deteriorating relationship between Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and the Colts' longtime QB Peyton Manning ...

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  12. Michigan Basketball: Keys to Victory over Ohio State

    Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, the Michigan Wolverines will attempt to gain revenge from their Jan. 29 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes, and surely it will not be easy...

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  13. NFL Draft 2012: 3 Reasons Wide Receiver Is the Minnesota Vikings' No. 1 Priority

    The 2012 NFL Draft is where the Minnesota Vikings need to make a big splash, that is if they want to be relevant again. There are a plethora of positions that the Vikings need to work on, and this year's draft is a perfect opportunity to do so...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 1,558 reads 11 comments

  14. College Basketball's 10 Biggest Shockers of the Season

    From Christian Laettner's buzzer beater over the Kentucky Wildcats in 1992 to Austin Rivers' buzzer beater over the North Carolina Tarheels in 2012, college basketball has never taken ...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 2,338 reads 6 comments

  15. Michigan Football: Why the Wolverines Can Contend for a National Title in 2012

    What Brady Hoke did for the Michigan Wolverines in 2011 has many fans exhilarated, and for good reason. In Hoke's first season, he led the Wolverines to only their fifth 11-win season ...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 11,438 reads 37 comments

  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Best-Case Scenario in Each Round for Minnesota Vikings

    A good draft for the Minnesota Vikings is absolutely critical for their success in the 2012 season. It wasn't so much that the Vikings were as putrid as their 3-13 record indicated ...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 2,402 reads 23 comments

  17. Michigan Basketball: 5 Wolverines Who Must Step Up Against Illini

    The Michigan Wolverines have been one of the most inconsistent ballclubs in the nation this year. Although they are 18-7, which is the best start the Wolverines have had under John Beilein, they haven't won consecutive games since January 8-11...

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  18. 2012 NFL Draft: Morris Claiborne Will Be the Next Darrelle Revis

    It's safe to say that former LSU Tigers cornerback Morris Claiborne is the next shut-down corner to play in the NFL , just not alongside the other shut-down corner in the NFL, Darrelle Revis...

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  19. Indianapolis Colts: 4 Reasons Jim Irsay Should Shut His Trap, Stay off Twitter

    Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has been outspoken, to say the least. Irsay and NFL veteran QB Peyton Manning have been butting heads quite often since the Colts' terrible 2-14 finish, to no surprise...

    Troy Belcher Written by Troy Belcher about over 2 years ago 1,203 reads 5 comments

  20. 4 Reasons Why Boise State's Kellen Moore Has No Shot as an NFL QB

    There's no doubt that Boise State QB Kellen Moore had a very impressive career on the blue turf, with his multiple victories over top-25 opposition, more than 14,000 career passing yards and 142 touchdown passes compared to a mere 28 interceptions...

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  21. Super Bowl 2012: What Would a Win Mean for Tom Coughlin's Legacy?

    With a win over the New England Patriots this Sunday, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin could seal the deal and be headed to the Hall of Fame...

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  22. Super Bowl Predictions 2012: 7 Players Who Will Disappoint

    Unfortunately, the Super Bowl doesn't always live up to all the hype it receives and there are players that don't play nearly to their strengths because of the hype, pressure and their surroundings...

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  23. Giants vs. Patriots Predictions: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2012 Super Bowl

    Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012 will be the 46th edition of the Super Bowl , in which we will have a Super Bowl XLII rematch between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots ...

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  24. National Signing Day 2012: Power Ranking Each Big Ten Team's Top Recruit

    College football's national signing day is coming around the corner quickly, and the typical name-brand teams such as Alabama, Texas, Florida State, Michigan, Ohio State and Notre ...

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  25. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Predicting Landing Spots for Top Players

    It's that time of year again as Super Bowl Sunday is less than a week away, free agency starts a month after that and then comes the draft in April...

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