1. Mario Lemieux: How NY Islanders Enforcer Zenon Konopka Fired Back At 66

    On Sunday, Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Mario Lemieux made headlines by releasing a statement in response to this past Friday's massive brawl-filled game between the Penguins and New York Islanders...

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  2. NHL and HBO 24/7: Who Will Be the Next Stars of the Emerging Hit Show?

    In a recent interview with YES Network's Michael Kay, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman revealed that HBO is interested in continuing their coverage of NHL franchises on 24/7, following the success of the Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins edition...

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  3. Peter Forsberg: The Brett Favre Of The NHL?

    Injuries plagued the last years of Peter Forsberg's NHL career. It was this that prompted him to announce he thought he was done playing hockey last summer. Then, last month, Forsberg decided he would try to make a return to the Colorado Avalanche...

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  4. Mario Lemieux: Why He Spoke Out and Where the NHL Goes from Here

    Friday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins traveled to Long Island to face the New York Islanders for the first time since the notorious goalie fight that left Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro with a shattered face...

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  5. NHL Trade Rumors: Tomas Kaberle and Top 10 Available Defensemen

    The NHL trade deadline, February 28, is rapidly approaching. It is the teams' last chance to add to their rosters going into the playoffs...

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  6. Alex Rodriguez, Cameron Diaz, and Popcorn: A-Rod's 20 Most Ridiculous Moments

    Alex Rodriguez is always in the news. It used to be because of his talent, but that changed at some point. Now, sometimes he is in the news for the ridiculous things he does on the field...

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  7. Philadelphia Phillies: 10 Reasons They Can't Afford To Trade Joe Blanton

    There’s been a lot of opinions about whether or not the Philadelphia Phillies should trade Joe Blanton. If they make a trade, they could free up some salary space. But Phillies GM Ruben Amaro doesn’t seem too worried about the salary room...

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  8. Phil Kessel, Ron Wilson Feud: Who's Right, Who's Wrong and How Will It End?

    There’s been a lot of speculation regarding Toronto. Speculation about personnel changes following another disappointing start to the the season. The media speculates that Ron Wilson’s job is on the line...

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  9. NHL Celebrates Black History Month: 10 Great Hockey Pioneers

    When people think of hockey players, they generally think of white North Americans. But there have been many black hockey players that are helping to change the image of the league and get more diversity into the league...

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  10. NHL Power Rankings: Is Steven Stamkos Really The Next One?

    Happy birthday Steven Stamkos! Today he turns 21. The quiet Canadian from Ontario will likely have a low-key celebration tonight. He's never been flashy. Maybe that's why Steven Stamkos has often gotten lost in the shuffle...

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  11. Super Bowl 2011: 10 National Anthem Performers Better Than Christina Aguilera

    Christina Aguilera looks like she's in pain in this picture of her singing the National Anthem at last night's Super Bowl XLV. She wasn't the only one in pain. Most people listening were in pain, too...

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  12. Super Bowl 2011: Ben Roethlisberger's Gutty Performance Improved His Image

    Ben Roethlisberger had a lot of ups and downs before and through the 2010-11 season. After the bad publicity that Roethlisberger caused himself and the organization, there was a lot of speculation on how the Steelers would respond...

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  13. 8 Great Things To Expect from the Washington Capitals-Pittsburgh Penguins Game

    Most people are excited for the Super Bowl tomorrow night. But hours before the Green Bay Packers take on the Pittsburgh Steelers, a game of one of the greatest growing rivalries in the NHL will take place...

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  14. 11 MLB Players Who Have the Most to Lose During Spring Training

    One of the biggest parts of MLB Spring Training is determining who will be the starters. As usual, there are a lot of tough position battles this year. A lot of high-profile moves were made this offseason...

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  15. MLB Power Rankings: The Greatest Left Fielders in Each Team’s History

    A lot of names come to mind when you think of the question: Who was the greatest left fielder in all of history? It's a tough question to answer. We made it a little bit easier by breaking it down by team...

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  16. Ben Roethlisberger: A Look At the Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback's Past Year

    Ben Roethlisberger had a lot of ups-and-downs in 2010 (and now into 2011). He didn't start the year due to a league suspension, but finished the year by leading his team to their franchises eighth Super Bowl berth...

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  17. Pro Bowl 2011: What If The NFL Used The NHL All-Star Draft Format?

    Yesterday was both the NHL All-Star Game and the NFL Pro Bowl. The NHL unveiled a new format for the All-Star Game. Rather than the conferences competing against each other, the league voted in two captains who assembled their team...

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  18. NHL All-Star Game 2011: 10 Things to Do Differently Next Year

    While this year's changed All-Star format made for an intriguing game, there are always improvements to be made. The new concept is great, but this was only its first year. To continue its success, the NHL will need to make some tweaks to step it up...

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  19. NHL All-Star Game 2011: 10 Things We Learned

    There was a lot of anticipation for the NHL All-Star Game this year because of all the changes made. Would it live up to the hype? Would it be a good game? Would Ovechkin make headlines again? The answer to all questions: Yes...

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  20. NHL All-Star Game: Top 10 Moments From the Team Lidstrom vs. Team Staal Matchup

    There was a lot of anticipation for this year's new All-Star Game format. Instead of the typical Eastern Conference versus Western Conference format, the NHL decided to switch it up, letting the captains pick their teams, like in grade school...

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  21. Senior Bowl 2011: 11 Players Who Must Shine on Gameday After Bad Practice Weeks

    The Senior Bowl offers pending NFL Draft prospects a final opportunity to impress scouts before the NFL Scouting Combine. These prospects hope to increase their draft stock...

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  22. NHL Trade Rumors: 9 Teams That Could Win a Cup With Miikka Kiprusoff in Net

    The Calgary Flames’ previous success is due in large part to the veteran goaltending presence in their net: Miikka Kiprusoff. Unfortunately, since the Flames are struggling this year, Kiprusoff is as well...

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  23. NHL 2011 Mock All-Star Draft: Team Staal vs. Team Lidstrom

    The captains have been chosen. All we're waiting for is the two teams to be set. The following is one prediction for the way the rosters will work out...

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  24. MLB Hot Stove: Who Are the Top Players Still Available?

    Most of the top free agents have been picked up. Cliff Lee will return to Philly, Jeter will be in pinstripes once again and Carl Crawford will debut with the Red Sox...

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  25. NHL All Star Game: Sidney Crosby Officially Announces He Will Not Participate

    The NHL All-Star Game is almost here. Instead of who's on the roster, one of the hottest topics has been who may or may not be on the roster. After weeks of speculation, it's official...

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