1. Remembering a Legend: My Trip to the Bob Feller Museum

    It was on this day in 1936 that one of the greatest players in baseball history, Bob Feller , made his Major League debut at the tender age of 17. In remembrance of Feller, I wanted to recount my trip to his museum last fall...

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  2. 15 NBA Greats We Wish Had Used Better Exit Strategies

    Part of what makes all of the men on this list great is the desire and the passion they brought to the game of basketball. It is what drove them to work hard and become such great players...

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  3. NBA Finals 2011: 7 Reasons the Dallas Mavericks Defeated the Miami Heat

    There a variety of reasons the Dallas Mavericks won the NBA championship this season. They performed well in the clutch, played good, sound defense and got some great coaching from Rick Carlisle...

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  4. Dallas Mavericks: The 20 Greatest Players in Franchise History

    Since beginning play in 1980, the Dallas Mavericks have seen their share of ups and downs, with their good days coming in the mid to late '80s and for the past decade...

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  5. Justin Verlander Throws No-Hitter: Will It Spark Detroit to Make a Division Run?

    Around 6:45 p.m. EST, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays , facing the minimum 27 batters in leading his team to a 9-0 victory...

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  6. Damn Yankees!: The Most Memorable Appearances by NY Yankee Players on Seinfeld

    In the 1990s, we enjoyed watching the greatest television show of all-time, Seinfeld. What made the program even more entertaining at times is when we got to see cameo appearances ...

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  7. NBA Playoffs 2011: 8 Reasons the Dallas Mavericks Will Defeat the L.A. Lakers

    Despite the fact that Dallas and L.A. have been two of league's best teams over the past 10-12 years, they've yet to play each other in the playoffs during this span...

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  8. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Reasons the NFL Draft and Its Experience Are so Overrated

    Don't get me wrong, I enjoy watching parts of the NFL Draft and understand it is important. The teams in the NFL that consistently draft well, like the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Indianapolis ...

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  9. NBA Playoffs: Portland Rallies from 23 Points Down to Win, Ties Series at Two

    Everything had to go right in the final period for the Portland Trail Blazers to win their Game 4 matchup with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. And it did...

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  10. Attack of the Clones!: 10 Professional Athletes/Coaches Who Resemble Celebrities

    By clicking on this link, you probably already have an idea of who is on this list. Here, we've got cartoon characters, movie stars and world-famous athletes. That being said, you might be surprised by some of the people that appear on this list...

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  11. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Tonight, It Was Vintage Peja Stojakovic As Dallas Goes Up 2-0

    Behind Dirk Nowitzki's 33 points, the Dallas Mavericks defeated Portland 101-89 to go up 2-0 in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs Tuesday night...

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  12. NBA Playoffs 2011: Runnin' the Show, Ranking the Starting PG of Every Team

    Point guard is arguably the most, if not the second-most important position in the game of basketball. A good point guard, like Steve Nash or Chris Paul , can put average players ...

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  13. Show Me Your Pom-Poms: The 40 Finest Cheerleaders from the Bring It On Franchise

    The Bring It On franchise has provided us gentlemen with pointless storylines (save for the first movie) and some delightful eye candy over the years...

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  14. Sharing Slippers: The 98 Greatest Cinderellas of the Last 20 Years

    With Butler and Virginia Commonwealth having advanced to this year's Final Four, I figure now would be a good time to recount the great Cinderella runs we've seen over the past 20 years...

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  15. NCAA Tournament History: The 20 Greatest Finishes in Elite Eight History

    There is something special about the Saturday-Sunday games that take place on the second weekend of the NCAA tournament...

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  16. March Madness 2011: The 15 Greatest Finishes in Sweet 16 History

    While the second weekend of the NCAA tournament usually doesn't have very many Cinderellas remaining or the potential for a bevy of upsets, it does have an added benefit: The teams ...

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  17. March Madness 2011: Ranking the Fanbases of the 16 Teams Left in the Tourney

    Even though all of the NCAA tournament games are played on neutral courts, as they should be, it is still interesting to think of the rabid fanbases that support the teams in the tournament, especially the 16 still left standing...

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  18. Philadelphia 76ers: How Doug Collins Has Helped Revive the Franchise

    Since starting the season 3-13, the Philadelphia 76ers have gone 33-21 in their last 54 games to improve to 36-34, currently putting them in sixth place in the Eastern Conference...

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  19. March Madness Memories: Gus Johnson's 10 Most Exciting NCAA Tournament Calls

    Since 1996, we've had the pleasure of listening to Gus Johnson take us through the drama of March Madness. We were introduced to him when he called Princeton's dramatic 43-41 upset of defending-champion UCLA, and we've been in love ever since...

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  20. 10 Questions To Consider as We Head into the Stretch Run of the NBA Season

    With the season winding down and less than 30 games remaining for each team, we are beginning to get a clearer picture of how the NBA season is shaping up...

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  21. Super Bowl: Reviewing the Big Game Resumes of the NFL's 32 Franchises

    Now that Super Bowl XLV is over, we can evaluate where the Packers and the Steelers stack up against the NFL's other 30 franchises and their Super Bowl resumes...

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  22. Super Bowl Lore: The 15 Most Dramatic Runs to the Super Bowl in NFL History

    As the saying goes, "It's not the destination, but the journey." For the teams on this list, that was certainly the case...

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  23. The 20 Best Sporting Events For American Couch Potatoes

    As sports fans, these are the days we live for. The events that we think about weeks, if not months, in advance. These are the events that keep us going...

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  24. New-Found Hope: How the Hiring of Paul Silas Has Helped the Charlotte Bobcats

    Since Larry Brown was dismissed by head of basketball operations Michael Jordan as head coach of the Charlotte Bobcats on Dec...

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  25. Rip Hamilton's Ten Greatest Playoff Performances As a Detroit Piston

    Now that it appears Richard "Rip" Hamilton's time has come to an end with the Detroit Pistons, at least his playing days, that is...

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