1. 2013 NHL Power Rankings by Conference: Post-Lockout Edition

    With news of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement finally being agreed to by the NHL owners and the NHLPA, it's time to focus on what the 2013 season will bring...

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  2. Reconstructing the Los Angeles Lakers Is Simple: More Starpower Is Needed

    After disappointing back-to-back playoff exits, the Lakers are left with a future that is up in the air. The good news for the Lakers is that there is a fairly quick and easy fix to the quandary that they currently find themselves in...

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  3. Euro 2012: Two Recent World Cup Finalists Look to Atone for Lost Glory

    The date was July 9th 2006, and two European giants battled to penalties in Berlin in an attempt to capture world football's ultimate prize; the World Cup trophy. For Italy and France, such a stage was commonplace...

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  4. Boston Celtics: Some Ideas to Kick-Start the Rebuilding Process

    With the looming retirements and impending free agencies of two thirds of its "Big Three," the Boston Celtics are at a crossroads in their franchise history...

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  5. Dear Roger Goodell, Suggested Punishment for New Orleans Saints

    Today's major breaking news regarding the New Orleans Saints brings to mind many words: disgusting, unsportsmanlike, dirty, appalling and many more not mentionable on this website...

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  6. Analyzing What the Yankees-Mariners Michael Pineda Trade Means for Both Squads

    Despite laying quietly in the weeds for the entire offseason, the New York Yankees were extremely busy on Friday, making great strides in shoring up a starting rotation that had a lot of holes in 2011 and was a question mark heading into 2012...

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  7. NFL Divisional Round Predictions 2012: Who Will Win on Saturday and Sunday

    After somewhat of a letdown during Wild Card weekend for fans who were looking for tight, down-to-the-last-drive types of games, this weekend's Divisional Round looks to offer some much closer match-ups...

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  8. NFL Wild Card Predictions 2012: Who Will Win on Saturday and Sunday

    Wild Card weekend is finally upon us, and the first slate of games contains some extremely appealing matchups...

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  9. 2011 NBA Draft Shows a Trend, and It's Not Good for the American Baller

    With the NBA in a full-on state of lockout, this is a good time to examine some of the issues that are beginning to plague the NBA, and it's not just all revenue or CBA jargon...

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  10. Boston Red Sox: Big Changes Expected with Winter Meetings Approaching

    As the Boston Red Sox look to shake off last season's debauchery, some major changes will be taking place during this offseason...

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  11. Murphy's New Memo Shows Hypocrisy, Demonstrates Further Ineptitude

    NHL Senior Vice President of Hockey Operation Mike Murphy insisted on Wednesday that both the Canucks and Bruins stop the finger waving, to the point that he has labelled such ...

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  12. 2011 Draft: Patriots Stock Up on Young Talent, Add More Picks for 2012

    Although it always proves too early to tell, and football in 2011 is no guarantee right now, one of the “winners” in this past draft was the New England Patriots...

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  13. NCAA Bracket 2011: A Quick and Logical Fix to the Committee's Snubs

    The NCAA men's basketball Selection Committee has faced a boatload of controversy since it left Colorado, St. Mary's, and Virginia Tech (among others) out of its new field of 68 in favor of UAB and VCU...

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  14. Kendrick Perkins Deal Brings Long Term Stability, Promise To Boston

    The Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder swapped young, talented players on Thursday, seeing center Kendrick Perkins move to the Thunder and forward Jeff Green coming back the other way...

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  15. Shrex Strikes Again: Yet Another Foot In Mouth Moment

    During his press conference regarding Saturday's enticing matchup against the Indianapolis Colts , Jets coach Rex Ryan found yet another way to take a dig at the Patriots and Tom Brady ...

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  16. AFC Wild Card Weekend Coming Into Focus: Quick Predictions

    The NFL regular season concluded Sunday with Seattle grabbing the last NFL playoff spot with their win over the Rams that clinched the NFC West. As a reward, they receive the pleasure of hosting Drew Brees and the Saints...

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  17. Closing Time: Continuity in the Bullpen Is Vital To Sox Success in '11

    With the new addition of former Chicago White Sox closer Bobby Jenks and a great 2010 from Daniel Bard, there has been a lot of speculation as to what will happen with Jonathan Papelbon...

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  18. New Additions Provide Boston Red Sox with Deep, Talented Lineup for 2011

    Since the recent acquisitions of studs Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford , there has been much chatter regarding which batting order would best suit the 2011 Boston Red Sox ...

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  19. Bumps in the Road: Possible Teams Who Could Derail the Patriots Super Bowl Hopes

    The New England Patriots wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the AFC, the AFC East title and home field advantage throughout the postseason after their 34-3 romp over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday...

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  20. San Diego Padres Continue To Make Solid, Cost Effective Moves for 2011

    While it may have seemed that the Padres playoff chances in 2011 dissipated into shambles following the departure of superstar slugger Adrian Gonzalez to Boston , the Padres ...

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  21. Tampa Bay Rays in '11: It's Not Time To Panic Just Yet

    So far this offseason, there has been much talk of the Rays moving Matt Garza and even possibly James Shields...

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  22. The 2011 Oakland Athletics: The Best Offseason Nobody's Talking About

    The Oakland A's have made some great moves so far this offseason, but they don't seem to be getting much recognition for it...

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  23. Brandon Webb Could Be a Pleasant Surprise in '11

    Former Cy Young Award winner and National League All-Star Game regular Brandon Webb is still looking for a new home this offseason...

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  24. Zack Greinke Trade a Win-Win

    The Milwaukee Brewers acquired ace Zack Greinke and SS Yuniesky Betancourt from the Kansas City Royals on Sunday for a package of prospects including SS Alcides Escobar, OF Lorenzo Cain, and P's Jeremy Jeffress and Jake Odorizzi...

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  25. Washington's “Star” DT a Stark Example of Unaccountability in Sports

    In a move that came as surprise to nobody, the beleaguered defensive tackle, Albert Haynesworth , has been suspended four games by the Washington Redskins, ending his season...

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