1. NBA Free Agency 2011: Shane Battier and Other Role Players Teams Should Sign

    The NBA is in a precarious labor situation as the end of the season approaches. The potential stoppage of games resulting from a lockout is a serious concern for all parties, as is the annual period of free agency, beginning in July...

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  2. Not Dropping the Ball: Ranking USC and the 10 Best Receiving Corps for 2011

    The USC Trojans are poised to dominate in the passing game due to an influx of supremely talented wide receivers...

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  3. NCAA Final Four: The Most Unlikely Runs in NCAA Tournament History

    The NCAA tournament is a platform for the surprising, the unexpected and the downright shocking. Many teams invoke these reactions as they break off upset after upset on their way to the Final Four...

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  4. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Which Wildcat Goes First, Brandon Knight or Terrence Jones?

    As the 2011 NCAA Tournament wanes, excitement builds for the next component of the college basketball calendar, the NBA Draft...

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  5. College Football Top 25: Oregon or USC, Which Pac-12 Powerhouse Ranks Higher?

    The new Pac-12 conference arrives this summer amidst lots of fanfare and ceremony. New teams arrive and many changes are to occur that will make this conference unlike its 10-team ancestor...

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  6. NBA Free Agency 2011: 8 Instant Scorers Each Team Can Sign This Summer

    An electric scorer is immensely valuable to an NBA team. The 2011 free agent class has several players who fit that bill and will be welcome additions teams looking for scoring this summer...

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  7. USC Football: 10 Players Who Can Move Up the Depth Chart in Spring Practice

    The USC Trojans are in full swing of spring practice. Players and coaches have that fresh excitement that accompanies every new season. A couple spring enrollees have arrived to join the fray, and everyone else is one class older and more experienced...

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  8. USC Football: 10 Position Battles Going on in Spring Practice

    The USC Trojans kicked off their quest for the inaugural Pac-12 Championship (pending sanctions appeal) in spring practice last week...

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  9. NBA Free Agency 2012: Derrick Rose, Kevin Love and Other RFA's Who Might Leave

    The 2011-2012 National Basketball Association season is, at present, in serious jeopardy in light of an expiring Collective Bargaining Agreement...

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  10. Not Earning Their Keep: The Most Overpaid Player on Every NFL Roster

    The National Football League employs a lot of players who are, frankly, overpaid for their level of production. It's not really the players' fault, though. The labor tension in the NFL is far stronger than in any other pro league...

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  11. NCAA Tournament 2011: Predicting the Winners and Losers for Thursday's Games

    The 2011 NCAA Tournament resumes Thursday with four fantastic Sweet 16 match-ups. The West regional from Anaheim, California, features the Aztecs of San Diego State battling the Connecticut Huskies, followed by Duke vs...

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  12. San Antonio Spurs: Where 2011 Spurs (33-3) Rank Among the Best Home Teams Ever

    The San Antonio Spurs are a lot of things this year. Being strong on their home court is near the top of their accolades. The National Basketball Association's best overall (57-13) and home records (33-3!!!) belong to the Spurs...

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  13. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Kyrie Irving and the Rest of Lottery Selections

    The 2011 NBA Draft is deeply dependent on the NCAA Tournament, which is currently underway. The NCAA Tournament is essentially a convention for employers and potential employees looking to find the right fit...

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  14. Los Angeles Lakers: 5 Reasons They're the Hottest Team in the League Again

    The Los Angeles Lakers continued their best streak of the season with a dramatic comeback over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night at Staples Center...

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  15. NCAA Bracket 2011: Why This Is the Best Year Ever To Watch March Madness

    If you like basketball and have a cable box with a remote, you were probably in heaven for the opening weekend of the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament...

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  16. NFL Draft 2011: 5 Players Who Could Move Up With Strong Pro Days

    The 2011 NFL draft is scheduled for April 28-30. Meanwhile, a new collective bargaining agreement is still being negotiated by the players and the owners. So...this is awkward. Meanwhile, the pre-draft process is moving forward...

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  17. NCAA Tournament 2011: Power Ranking Each Sweet 16 Team

    The first two rounds of the 2011 NCAA Tournament—or three if you're keeping with the NCAA's insanity—are in the books, and the field gave viewers a more exciting first weekend than I can ever remember...

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  18. Kevin Love: 5 Reasons Why the Double-Double Man Deserves a Deal to a Contender

    The Minnesota Timberwolves haven't had anything to celebrate this season aside from Kevin Love. The 22-year-old forward is having a season unlike any since the days of Moses Malone...

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  19. March Madness 2011 Predictions: Georgia Bulldogs vs. Washington Huskies

    If the Georgia Bulldogs want to advance to the Round of 32 in the NCAA tournament's East region, they will have to find a way to beat a winning team. Georgia, the No...

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  20. 2011 NCAA Tournament: 10 Best Players in March Madness Casual Fans Don't Know

    There are numerous standout players that go largely unrecognized every year in college basketball. Each time the NCAA Tournament rolls around, these players quickly rise to the top, ...

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  21. Pac-10 Basketball Tournament 2011: Ranking the Potential Upsets

    The 2011 Pac-10 Championship tournament is underway in downtown Los Angeles at the STAPLES Center. The play-in games kicked off the event on Wednesday night with Oregon State "upsetting" Stanford and Oregon taking care of Arizona State...

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  22. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Predicting Every Round of the Postseason

    Ah, Magic and a giant inflatable Larry O'Brien Trophy. We must be nearing playoff time in the NBA. Though the standings are far from set with about 18 games left for each team, it ...

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  23. ACC Basketball Tournament 2011: Nolan Smith, John Henson and the Top 10 Players

    The Atlantic Coast Conference features some of the NCAA's premier players. The ACC tournament offers the country a chance to see the league's best come together on one floor in Greensboro, ...

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  24. 2011 USC Football Schedule: Game-by-Game Breakdown

    Breaking down team schedules is always fun. It's even more fun when it involves the USC Trojans and a spanking new Pac-12 Conference. The Trojans enter their second year under Lane Kiffin with a strong class of recruits and plenty of incumbent talent...

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  25. Big East Conference Tournament: Pittsburgh, Notre Dame and Other Possible Champs

    The Big East tournament is unlike any other. Because of the ultra, ultra, ultra competitiveness of the conference's teams, the Big East tournament's descent on Madison Square Garden every year is a mini-NCAA tournament on its own...

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