1. NHL Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks Show Heart, Fall in Game 7

    The defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks were down 3-0 in the best of seven first-round series of the Western Conference Quarterfinals...

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  2. NBA Playoffs: Old and Slow San Antonio Spurs on Verge of First Round Exit

    After a historical and magical 2010-11 season that saw them finish with the best record in the West, the San Antonio Spurs entered the playoffs with hopes of riding their unexpected ...

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  3. Ryan Braun Signing Good for Milwaukee Brewers and Good for Baseball

    There use to be a time when superstars played their entire careers with one team, good or bad. Robin Yount, George Brett, Dale Murphy, Ryne Sandberg, Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr...

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  4. Dice-K One-Hits Angels as Boston Red Sox Win Seven of Last Eight Games

    After an 0-6 start to the 2011 Major League Season, the Boston Red Sox have finally come around and are starting to play like the team most people thought they'd be: unstoppable...

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  5. NFL Draft 2011: San Francisco 49ers' Positional Needs

    The 2010 49ers were supposed to be a playoff team, the best of what many analysts considered to be a weak NFC West...

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  6. Carey Price Perfect as the Canadiens Blank the Bruins to Take Game One

    31 Boston Bruin shots, 31 Montreal Canadiens saves. Carey Price wasn't good, Carey Price was perfect in net Thursday Night in Game One of the Eastern Conference Playoffs, as the Canadiens blanked the hometown Boston Bruins 2-0...

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  7. St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman on Fire, Hits Grand Slam

    Lance Berkman is looking like the Lance Berkman of old. With Albert Pujols struggling to get a .200 batting average and Matt Holliday coming off an appendectomy, Berkman has suddenly caught fire...

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  8. Barry Bonds Veridict a Major Victory for Baseball Purist

    Baseball purist around the world can rejoice a bit today when a jury convicted Barry Bonds on obstruction of justice regarding his grand jury testimony back in 2003...

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  9. MLB: Josh Hamilton out Two Months with Broken Arms

    Baseball writers and fans often argued that had New York Yankees outfielder Mickey Mantle been able to stay healthy, he may have been the greatest baseball player to ever play...

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  10. Boston Red Sox Beat New York Yankees: Masterful Josh Beckett Strikes out 10

    The Boston Red Sox needed a big performance from their pitching staff and they got one before a nationally televised audience Sunday night, as they won their first series of the season, 2-1 over the New York Yankees ...

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  11. MLB: New York Yankees Signing of Russell Martin Paying off Early in Season

    Eight games into the 2011 season, former Los Angeles Dodgers ' catcher Russell Martin may be the best signing in the American League...

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  12. NFL Draft: The San Francisco 49ers and Top 10 Draft Busts of the Last 20 Years

    From 1981 to 1998, the San Francisco 49ers won five Super Bowls, appeared in the NFC title game 10 times, and won 14 division titles...

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  13. John Calipari: What Will Become of the Kentucky Wildcats Next Season?

    There is an old Irish Proverb that goes, "Hope is the physician of misery." John Calipari might be the most hopeful coach in college basketball today...

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  14. March Madness: Kentucky's Magical Run Ends in Final Four

    Kentucky wasn't on anyone's radar when it came to filing out the March Madness brackets. Not by a long shot. Most people predicted them to lose to Ohio State in the Sweet Sixteen, but instead, brackets were busted after Kentucky won 62-60...

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  15. Tommy Hanson: What's Wrong with Young Atlanta Braves Pitcher?

    Two years ago, Tommy Hanson was the pride and joy of the Atlanta Braves . A 22nd-round selection from Riverside Community College in California, Hanson was a product of the ...

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  16. Atlanta Braves vs Washington Nationals: Jason Heyward Homers in Braves Shutout

    Two opening days, two first at-bat home runs for Jason Heyward. Last season, in what may have been the single biggest home run call of the year, Braves rookie phenom Jason Heyward ...

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  17. Major League Baseball 2011 Season Preview and Predictions

    Thursday marks the start of the 2011 Major League Baseball season, and needless to say, it's about time. No more meaningless Spring Training games, no more roster predictions, and no more waiting, the season is upon us...

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  18. MLB: Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Eyes Big Season

    Miguel Cabrera might be one of the most underrated superstars in the game of baseball today. In eight major league seasons, Cabrera been named to the All-Star team five times, ...

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  19. NCAA Tournament: Kentucky Dethrones No. 1 and 2 Seeds En Route to Final Four

    The Kentucky Wildcats were not supposed to be in this position—not by a long shot. The Princeton Tigers, better known for its Ivy League status than for its basketball program, took Kentucky to the final seconds in the first round...

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  20. 2011 AL East Preview: Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees Hold Key to Division

    Before the start of the 2010 season, most people firmly believed that the American League East was the best division in all of baseball...

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  21. March Madness: Brandon Knight Hits Game Winner, Kentucky Advances to Elite Eight

    Kentucky freshman Brandon Knight, may have just earned the nickname "Big Shot Brandon." In the first round of March Madness, Knight hit a game winning layup against Princeton with less than two seconds left to play...

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  22. San Antonio Spurs Fall To Denver Nuggets Thanks, In Part, To 39 Free Throws

    Half of the basketball fans you meet are 100 percent pure NBA fans. They like everything about the game: The rebounds, the momentum swings, the dunks, the players and even the foul calls...

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  23. Barry Bonds Perjury Trial Begins, Steriods and Baseball Back in Headlines

    For those who thought the steroid era in baseball was all but over, Monday reminded them that it is very much alive and once again, rearing its ugly head on America's national pastime...

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  24. NHL: Penguins Matt Cooke Strikes Again, Lands Vicious Elbow

    Nearly a month ago, Pittsburgh Penguins Owner Mario Lemieux called the NHL 's suspension and fines on the New York Islanders "a travesty...

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  25. March Madness: Kentucky Hits Stride, Defeats West Virginia with Second-Half Run

    Last season, the Kentucky Wildcats were supposed to make some noise in March. Loaded with four starting freshmen, including the future first overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft, ...

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