1. UCLA Students Sound off on Bruins' Chances in Pac-12 Tournament

    Peter Wardell checks in with UCLA students on their team's chances in the 2012 Pacific Life Pac-12 Basketball Tournament, which kicks off this afternoon. Tip-off between the Bruins and the cross-town rival USC Trojans is at 2:30 p...

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  2. MLB Scouting Report: Ryan Wheeler, 3B, Arizona Diamondbacks

    Salt River Fields received 27 new faces Saturday as Arizona Diamondbacks position players reported to major league camp for spring training. Joining the crop of non-roster invitees was 23-year-old 3B prospect Ryan Wheeler...

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  3. Tampa Bay Rays: Projecting the 2012 Rotation

    Three of the last four seasons, the Tampa Bay Rays have unveiled a new top pitching prospect late in the season. Each season, they've dominated...

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  4. New York Yankees: Projecting the 2012 Bullpen

    Last season, New York Yankees relievers posted the American League’s top ERA (3.12), a full 0.40 runs ahead of second-place Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...

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  5. Boston Red Sox: Projecting the 2012 Batting Order

    Adding Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford last winter was expected to make the Boston Red Sox one of the greatest teams in MLB history. For a while, it looked like they very well might be...

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  6. Baltimore Orioles: Projecting the 2012 Pitching Rotation

    Forty years ago, the Baltimore Orioles had arguably the greatest pitching rotation of all time. Back then, four pitchers won over 20 games for the O's. In 2011, just two won over 10 games...

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  7. NFL Offseason 2012: Ranking the Remaining Open Head Coaching Positions

    With the Indianapolis Colts’ firing of head coach Jim Caldwell on Tuesday, four head coaching positions remain open across the NFL . After missing out on Jeff Fisher, who came to an agreement with the St...

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  8. Saints vs 49ers: How Alex Smith Proved He's the Man for Franchise's Future

    With 14 seconds left in the game, the ball on the Saints ’ 14-yard line and the 49ers down by a field goal, No. 11 Alex Smith stepped under center with an entire nation unaware of what would happen next...

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  9. San Francisco Giants: Projecting the 2012 Batting Order

    Since swinging a pair of trades earlier this season that brought in outfielders Angel Pagan and Melky Cabrera, it’s been a rather quiet winter for GM Brian Sabean and the San Francisco Giants ...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Ranking the Drafting Positions by Level of Importance

    With spring training just five weeks away, the time to start checking preliminary ranking lists and developing your 2012 fantasy baseball strategy is now...

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  11. Giants vs. Packers: 5 Advantages G-Men Have in Rematch

    Six weeks ago the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers battled it out in one of the best games of the 2011 NFL regular season...

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  12. 5 MLB Pitchers Who Could Win the 2012 MVP

    Back in November, Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander was named American League MVP, the first starting pitcher to earn the honor since Boston's Roger Clemens won it in 1986...

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  13. NFL Draft 2012: 5 Players Who Hurt Their Draft Stock in BCS Championship

    With over 20 quality prospects roaming the field, Monday’s BCS National Championship between Alabama and LSU was an NFL scout’s dream...

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  14. Ranking the MLB Offseason's Most Monumental Moves

    2011 was truly a great year for baseball. From Matt Kemp’s near triple-crown performance to the wild conclusions of the AL and NL pennant race, 2011 was a special year for the MLB ...

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  15. BCS Swag: Nike Killed It with Its Clothing Campaign

    It's been a great start to 2012 for Nike, Inc. as swoosh-sponsored schools ran the table, finishing 5-0 in the Bowl Championship Series...

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  16. NFL Playoff Predictions: Why Detroit Lions Can Upset New Orleans Saints

    Five weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints knocked off a reeling Detroit Lions team 31-17 at the Superdome in New Orleans. For the Lions, it was a game marked by 11 penalties, totaling 107 free yards for the opposition...

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  17. NFL Free Agents 2012: 5 Teams That Should Be Targeting Matt Flynn

    For three straight seasons Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel sat behind seven-time Pro Bowler Tom Brady , waiting for an opportunity to play and show the league that he was ready to lead a team...

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  18. Sacramento Kings: 3 Potential Trade Returns for DeMarcus Cousins

    Early yesterday, Sacramento Kings fans greeted the new year with a shocking statement from head coach Paul Westphal announcing second-year big man DeMarcus Cousins’ desires to be traded...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Ranking the 15 Best Picks to Earn Stolen Bases

    For many fantasy baseball players, stolen bases is one of the most difficult categories to compete in each season...

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  20. Miami Vice: 5 Reasons Ozzie Guillen Will Fail with the Miami Marlins

    Ozzie Guillen was a terrific manager for the Chicago White Sox the last eight seasons, but the 47-year-old new skipper of the Miami Marlins is going to fall flat on his face in 2012...

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  21. Dontrelle Willis & 10 Players You Won't Believe Still Have MLB Contracts

    Over the last 20 months, Dontrelle Willis has been a member of five different organizations, spending 2010 with the Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants, 2011 ...

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  22. NFL Pro Bowl 2012: 6 Most Surprising Pro Bowlers This Season

    Every year there are a handful of NFL players whose names jump off the Pro Bowl rosters, launching debates about their merits and how in the world they earned a trip to the big game...

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  23. Arsenal Transfer Talk: 5 Players to Bring Champions League Glory to Arsenal

    After a rough start to the season in the Barclays Premier League, dropping four of their first seven, Arsenal has since come on strong moving up to fifth on the league table while ...

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  24. NFL Playoff Picture: Why Green Bay Packers Won't Make It Back to Super Bowl

    With their commanding 35-21 win over the Chicago Bears Sunday night, the defending champion Green Bay Packers wrapped up the NFC’s top overall seed and coveted home-field advantage throughout the NFL playoffs...

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  25. Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks and 10 Must-Watch NBA Opening Week Games

    Christmas is coming right on time this year as the 2011-12 NBA regular season kicks off Sunday with a fantastic opening slate of games...

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