1. College Basketball: Top 10 Turnaround Teams From Last Season To This One

    It is never easy to turn a losing program into a winning one in just one season. However, there are several teams around the country—in smaller and in power conferences—who are well on their way to doing that this season...

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  2. Xavier Basketball Sticks To Blueprint for Atlantic 10 Supremacy

    Xavier sent a strong reminder to the rest of the Atlantic 10—they are still the team to beat in the conference. The Musketeers dominated a very good Richmond team on Saturday, winning by 23...

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  3. VCU Takes Control of Competitive CAA Race, Raises NCAA Tournament Chances

    The VCU Rams made a strong statement on Thursday night in their quest for supremacy in the Colonial Athletic Association, and perhaps for an NCAA tournament bid...

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  4. Ohio State NCAA Championship Hopes Affected As Last Undefeated Team?

    With San Diego State losing at BYU last night, the Ohio State Buckeyes now stand alone. Alert: Jimmer Fredette will not subsequently be mentioned in this article. At 21–0, Ohio State is the only team yet to lose this season...

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  5. Georgia NCAA Tournament Bid Less Certain After Brutal Losses in SEC

    In a game that received virtually no hype heading in, at least nationally, Florida and Georgia wound up delivering the game of the night on Tuesday. Each team hit a last second shot to force an overtime session...

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  6. Big East Teams 5 To 12: Evaluating The Middle Teams' Performance To Date

    With sixteen teams, eight of whom have been ranked in the nation's Top 25 at the same time, the Big East is as deep and challenging of a league as any in the country...

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  7. Denzel Bowles NBA Prospect CAA POY Candidate & Putting James Madison Back on Map

    James Madison’s Denzel Bowles is a strong candidate for Player of the Year in the Colonial Athletic Association this season. He is also a very likely NBA draft pick this coming June...

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  8. Florida State Builds On Duke Win, Gains Momentum In ACC

    One week after their outstanding performance in knocking off previously undefeated Duke, the Florida State Seminoles have now also shown the ability to win when their level of play is not so outstanding...

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  9. Indiana State: From Perennial Pushover to Missouri Valley Champion?

    It’s not quite the same as the days of Larry Bird, but there is some reason for excitement in Terre Haute, Indiana...

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  10. Illinois Basketball: Illini Big Ten Success Will Require More Than Hot Shooting

    The Illinois Fighting Illini and head coach Bruce Weber are being reminded of the law of averages the hard way. Illinois lost 76-66 to Wisconsin, in Madison on Saturday...

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  11. Jordan Williams, Maryland Look for Signature Win in Rematch at No. 7 Villanova

    Maryland’s Jordan Williams had a breakout game last year against Villanova, ranked third in the nation at the time...

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  12. Can Boston College Finish Behind Duke as ACC Runner-Up?

    With a 75-66 win over NC State Tuesday night, Boston College improved to 13-4 overall. A respectable record, but nothing exceptional for an ACC team at this time of year. What should be noted is that the Eagles are now 3-0 in ACC conference play...

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  13. Iona Basketball: Mike Glover May Take Gaels from New York to New NCAA Heights

    After representing the MAAC in each of the past three NCAA tournaments, and winning first-round games in two of them, it appears Siena’s run on the national stage is beginning to fade...

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  14. Cubs' Comebacks Could Fuel NL Central Run, Like in '07

    Photo above from espn.com Coming off Thursday’s improbable late-inning rally against the usually airtight White Sox back-of-the-bullpen, the Cubs were on their way to falling fast and ...

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  15. A Pitching Stat Making a Comeback in 2009

    This past weekend of interleague series around baseball certainly yielded its share of interesting matchups, wild finishes, and crooked numbers on the scoreboard...

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  16. Pierre Shines in Leading Dodgers While Manny Sits

    May 7: A day Dodgers fans would like to try and forget. Manny Ramirez, immediately embraced by the Dodger Stadium faithful after coming from the Boston Red Sox in a trade last July 31, ...

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  17. Rich Hill: The Long Road Back to the Majors

    One year and fourteen days. That was how long it had been since Rich Hill's last start in the Major Leagues. Until this past Saturday...

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  18. Jones' Absence Gives Orioles More Options Going Forward

    It was one of the last things Orioles Manager Dave Trembley wanted to see in last Wednesday's game against the Rays. His emerging star center fielder, Adam Jones, hobbled off the field in the fourth inning with a strained hamstring...

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  19. 5 American League Rookies Ready to Shine in October

    As the calendar turns to September, there are only five American League teams that can consider themselves true playoff contenders: the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox in the AL East; the ...

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  20. Somebody Has To Win It: Breaking Down the NL West Race

    It was the Chicago Cubs last season and the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006. Back in '05, it was the San Diego Padres...

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  21. Cubs Will Face Several Challenges in NL Playoff Push

    With a major-league best record of 80-50, after a 6-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday, the Cubs are showing no signs of slowing down, heading into the final month of the regular season...

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  22. An Unfair Ending for Team USA Softball

    11-0, 3-0, 7-0, 8-1, 7-0, 8-0, 9-0. Those numbers represent the scores in each of Team USA Softball's Preliminary Round games in the Olympic event...

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  23. Brian Roberts: Can the Orioles Replace Him?

    June 18, 2001: A bittersweet day for Orioles fans. Cal Ripken Jr. announces that he will retire at the end of the 2001 season, after 20 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles...

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  24. The "Other Guy" in the Cubs' Rich Harden Trade

    Wait...the Cubs got somebody else in the Rich Harden deal? OK...who the hell is he? How did a person manage to fit himself inside Harden's luggage when he flew into Chicago? The last question may be a bit of a stretch...

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