1. Path to a Playoff: 8-Team Playoff Is the Future of College Football

    As I alluded to in my previous article , the single best thing that can be done for college football is to create a playoff in place of the BCS National Championship...

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  2. Path to a Playoff: College Football Must Fix the BCS Rankings

    Arguably, the most controversial responsibility of the current BCS system is to rank the top teams in the upper subdivision of Division I. The purpose of the rankings is twofold...

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  3. Path to a Playoff: The 5 Changes That Must Be Made in College Football

    It’s good that the BCS has finally begun the process of redesigning the Division I FBS national championship—it took them long enough...

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  4. Green Bay Packers Shouldn't Have Drafted BJ Coleman over Kellen Moore

    Going into the tail end of the seventh round of the draft, I was excited to see how the Green Bay Packers would use the two compensatory picks that remained...

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  5. Barcelona Open 2012: Nadal Proves He's the Man to Beat

    Rafael Nadal proved he can play without taking 27 seconds between points, dominating Fernando Verdasco in the second semifinal of the Barcelona Open, 6-0, 6-4...

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  6. Barcelona Open 2012: Ferrer Downs Raonic in Straight-Set Tiebreakers

    Milos Raonic put up a good fight, but David Ferrer pulled out the semifinal win at the Barcelona Open in straight sets, 7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-5)...

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  7. Tennis: Aces by the 5 Most Powerful Servers in the Game

    The great sport of tennis is replete with skilled servers. It's a skill that's essential to victory, especially in the ATP, where a player has to go through, in a best case scenario, ...

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  8. Sony Ericsson Open 2012: How Novak Djokovic Beat Juan Monaco in Straight Sets

    In nearly a mirror-image of his quarterfinal match against David Ferrer, Novak Djokovic put away Juan Monaco 6-0, 7-6 (7-5) in the semifinals of the Sony Ericsson Open on Friday night...

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  9. The Green Bay Packers' 10 Best Seasons

    The Green Bay Packers are the most storied franchise in the NFL . As the longest-standing franchise, active since 1921, the team has been through all of the highs and lows that football has to offer...

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  10. Green Bay Packers Should Draft Kellen Moore in 2012 NFL Draft

    It's common knowledge that the Packers lost former second-string quarterback Matt Flynn in free agency...

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  11. Green Bay Packers Shouldn't Pursue Tim Tebow in Trade Talks

    Update (9:45 p.m. ET): Jets and Broncos agree to split remaining $5 million of Tebow's contract advance, according to ESPN , sending Tebow to New York. Update (3:45 p...

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  12. March Madness 2012: Why I Don't Regret Picking UNC-Asheville over Syracuse

    Sure, it flew in the face of the one piece of refined bracketology fact—never choose a 16 seed to upset a one seed—but I don’t regret picking UNC-Asheville to upset Syracuse in the Round of 64...

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  13. March Madness 2012: Second-Round Predictions for the South Region

    The following slides contain my picks for the eight matchups in the Round of 64 in the South Region. This region is ridiculously tough, from No. 1 overall Kentucky to 14-seed South Dakota State, which makes for a scary amount of parity in the tournament..

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  14. March Madness 2012: The Iowa State Cyclones Won't Fold to the Defending Champs

    It’s good to be back. In the just the second year of Fred “The Mayor” Hoiberg’s coaching tenure at Iowa State, the Cyclones put together a strong 22-10 season, tying for third ...

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  15. March Madness 2012: Predictions for the First Four

    The first four games of March Madness may not be glamorous, well-contested or even that important, but they're still the first four games...

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  16. NCAA Tournament 2012: Painful Predictions for the March Madness Selection Show

    In the final hours before the annual Division I Men's Basketball Selection Show, nearly all of the 37 automatic bids for the tournament have been decided...

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  17. Pro Bowl 2012: NFL Must Make Drastic Changes to Football's All-Star Game

    A 59-41 final score looks good on paper, but that’s about the most appealing thing about the NFL Pro Bowl...

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  18. Australian Open 2012 Finals: Cheer for Nadal, Especially If You're a Federer Fan

    Roger Federer lost in the semifinals of the Australian Open to Rafael Nadal . Now that Federer’s run has ended, many of his fans have decided to cheer for Novak Djokovic to earn a win over Nadal to avenge his loss...

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  19. The Five Best Commercials by NFL Stars

    Watching good commercials: it's one of the perks of the NFL season. Companies really make an effort to reach the millions of football fans who tune in on television every Sunday ...

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  20. Rafael Nadal Continues Major Streak Against Roger Federer in Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal has a date in his fifth straight major final, sending Roger Federer packing in four sets down under, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4...

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  21. Giants vs. Patriots: Why Super Bowl 2012 Is an Acceptable Rematch

    It’s the New York Giants versus the New England Patriots . Haven’t we seen this Super Bowl before? In what seems to be football’s Year of the Rematch on the ...

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  22. Roger Federer Demolishes Juan Martin Del Potro, Silences Doubters in Aussie Open

    Roger Federer , only two days after beating up-and-comer Bernard Tomic in straight sets, picked 11th-ranked Juan Martin Del Potro apart in dominating fashion, downing him 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in his Australian Open quarterfinal match...

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  23. The Gold Rush Isn't Just For the Olympics: Packers Fall to 49ers

    I'm starting to get worried. So far it seems that, as far as starters go, Green Bay can win games. On the other hand, the second they put in the stringers the game gets ugly. Yeah, yeah, I know, it's just the preseason...

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  24. It's Official: Michael Phelps is the Golden Man

    It had never been done before; it may never be done again. Micheal Phelps has won eight gold medals in a single Olympic Games, surpassing Mark Spitz's 36-year-record of seven medals...

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  25. Number Four: The Brett Favre Saga in Verse

    There once was a man who played ball,They called him the greatest of all,This story is fact,How he left and came back,And if he had made the right call...

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