1. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Portland Trailblazers' Brandon Roy Almost Cried During Game 2

    It is kind of awkward to think of a 6’6", 211-pound basketball player playing the weeping willow role on the sidelines of a playoff game...

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  2. NBA Draft 2011: Kentucky Wildcat Brandon Knight's NBA Future

    The maybes and the maybe-nots of the NBA draft now include clutch Kentucky guard Brandon Knight, Terence Jones and DeAndre Liggins...

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  3. 2011 Minnesota Vikings Schedule: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Vikings must be shaking their heads at the two matchups they are required to begin their season with...

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  4. 2011 NBA Playoffs: We Don't Need Psychics to Say That Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls Win

    You would never expect Smush Parker to challenge Derrick Rose’s superiority as an elite point guard. You would never expect LeBron James to return to Cleveland, Ohio on his hands and knees begging for a second chance...

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  5. NBA Draft: Why the One-and-Done Rule Is the Only Thing the NCAA Has Right

    In 1995, USA Today’s high school player of the year declared himself eligible for the NBA draft. In 2003, a high school player from St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School decided to forgo his college years and become NBA draft eligible...

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  6. NBA 2011 Playoffs: Why Game 1 Hiccup Will Not Cost Kobe Bryant a Three-Peat

    Was the world shocked that the Los Angeles Lakers did not come out in Game 1 with enough ammo to stop Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets ? Of course...

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  7. Jared Sullinger or Harrison Barnes: Who Will Be the Greater Sophomore?

    Going into this year’s draft talk, Jared Sullinger and Harrison Barnes were two of the highly touted freshmen speculated to enter their names for this year’s draft class...

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  8. NBA Playoffs 2011: Derrick Rose, Dwyane Wade and Saturday's Game 1 X-Factors

    Before tip-off, there was a general consensus that the Chicago Bulls' and Miami Heat's matchups in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs would be the easiest of them all...

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  9. NBA Playoffs Injury Report: Boston Celtics Without Shaquille O'Neal in Game 1

    How big will this impact their confidence against the Knicks ? Without Shaq’s big body, the Knicks will be comfortable enough to not only drive to the basket, but they will ...

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  10. NBA 2011 Playoffs: Darren Collison and the Indiana Pacers Lead into the 2nd Half

    The first quarter was all Indiana. Derrick Rose some concentrated efforts to keep the Bulls in contention to win Game One of this first-round series. However, the Pacers closed out the quarter with a 27-23 lead...

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  11. 2011 NBA Draft Mistakes: Josh Selby Has No Business Entering the 2011 NBA Draft

    Josh Selby’s entrance into the 2011 NBA Draft tells me one thing right off the bat: most freshmen really know nothing about what the professional league requires...

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  12. 2011 NBA Playoff Schedule: Ten Exciting Things to Watch for This Postseason

    For the past few years, the playoffs have become pretty predictable. By the first round, you know at who is going to be in the Finals and the rest of the games are simply busy work...

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  13. Phil Jackson and Los Angeles Lakers Fined $75,000 for CBA Public Comments

    There was already a financial shakedown going on Wednesday due to Kobe Bryant ’s homophobic slur towards referee Bennie Adams...

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  14. Josh Hamilton, Derrick Williams and Thursday's Top Sports Stories

    Josh Hamilton’s third base coach made a shaky call in ordering Hamilton to try to make a play during the first inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers ...

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  15. NBA Trade Ideas: Could Dwight Howard and Chris Paul Be Packing Their Bags?

    Dwight Howard is the leader and driving force of the Orlando Magic , the only piece of a sinking ship keeping his crew afloat...

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  16. NBA Playoff Schedule 2011: Which Team Are the Miami Heat Dreading the Most?

    The Miami Heat had enough of a shaky start to have avid sports fans doubting them the entire way to the playoffs...

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  17. Kobe Bryant's Top 5 Moments of Media Madness

    Kobe Bryant ’s reported “homophobic slur” towards a referee in the Los Angeles Lakers' win over the San Antonio Spurs is not the only time in his career where he has had a slip of the tongue in front of cameras...

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  18. Derrick Mason Places the Spotlight on Steroid Use in the NFL

    Performance enhancing drugs in the NFL may not be as mainstream as they have become in Major League Baseball, but football players could benefit the most from indulging...

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  19. NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs: Predictions for the First and Second Round

    Chicago Bulls Win If… Derrick Rose is the undisputed cornerstone for the Chicago Bulls offense. But, when it comes to defense, Rose has not been on the absolute end of praise...

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  20. Kemba Walker Following in Maya Moore's Draft Footsteps

    There have rarely been times in college sports history when both the men’s and the women’s basketball programs of a school have had players ranked number one in the country...

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  21. Kendrick Perkins Trade: How it Affects the Emotionally Unstable Boston Celtics

    The Boston Celtics had it all. The experience to outplay the youth surrounding them in the Eastern Conference, the strength to barrel through their defenders and the size to intimidate all challengers that stepped foot onto the court...

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  22. WNBA Draft 2011: Maya Moore and Amber Harris Will Lead Minnesota Lynx to Victory

    Maya Moore was always predicted to be off of the draft board immediately, and today the WNBA held no surprises. The Minnesota Lynx will guide her journey into the WNBA with the first overall pick...

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  23. NFL Draft 2011: Analyzing 1st Round QBs Based on Pro Day and Combine Workouts

    With the 2011 NFL draft fast approaching and player workouts in the books, it's time to take a look at how the players stack up against one another and where they might fall in the draft...

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  24. NFL Draft: The Top 20 Number One Overall Picks in the History of the Draft

    How important the number one overall pick is when the rookies are actually a part of the NFL draft? Not very. There have been many busts and success stories when it comes to players who have been drafted at that position...

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  25. Kyrie Irving's Dream Takes Forefront in Decision to Enter the NBA Draft

    Most people saw this coming, but others, myself included, felt like there was going to be something pulling at Kyrie Irving to return to Duke for at least another year and play for a NCAA men’s basketball championship...

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