1. NCAA Tournament 2011: 10 Standout Stars of the 2nd Round

    Big upsets, big shots and big defensive plays. The second round of this year's NCAA tournament was anything but boring. Many players have contributed to the madness so far this March, but 10 have definitely made their mark...

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  2. NCAA Second Round: Heels' Triple Threat Dominant in Sloppy Win Over LIU

    The Tar Heels win over Long Island on Friday night was anything but convincing as they suffered lapses both defensively and offensively...

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  3. Big East Background Checks: The Origin of Every Team's Nickname and Mascot

    Orange? Friars? Hoyas? The average fan has no idea where these nicknames came from, or even what they could possibly mean. The Big East Conference is home to 16 NCAA basketball teams, and a majority of their nicknames and mascots are quite odd...

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  4. ACC Background Checks: The Origin of Every Team's Nickname and Mascot

    Blue Devils? Tar Heels? Demon Deacons? Some nicknames in college athletics sound ridiculous, but there is, in fact, some reasoning behind why they were chosen...

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  5. MLB Background Checks: The Meaning Behind Each Team's Nickname

    America's favorite past-time evolved into the first major professional sports league in the United States—Major League Baseball. The MLB was founded in 1869, and now has 30 teams, one of them in Canada...

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  6. NHL Background Checks: The Meaning Behind Every Team's Nickname

    Blue Jackets? Red Wings? Maple Leafs? Canucks? To most, these titles seem absurd, but there is some logic behind team nicknames in the NHL. The National Hockey League includes 30 franchises, six in Canada and 24 in the United States...

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  7. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: 5 Best Teams UNC Must Beat To Win It All

    North Carolina shouldn't be disappointed with a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The road to glory is never easy in March Madness, no matter how highly a team is seeded...

    John Fellon Written by John Fellon about over 3 years ago 1,754 reads 15 comments

  8. UNC Tar Heels Vs. LIU Blackbirds: NCAA Tournament First Round Prediction

    When the 'Heels fell to Duke in the ACC Championship, they threw away any shot at a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But hey, a No. 2 seed isn't so bad after failing to even make the big dance last season...

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  9. North Carolina Basketball: 5 Reasons To Worry After UNC's Matchup With Duke

    The Tar Heels suffered a disappointing defeat in the ACC Championship on Sunday to archrival Duke Blue Devils...

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  10. Barnes Is Noble: Harrison Leads 'Heels to ACC Championship with Career Day

    The UNC fans at the Greensboro Coliseum weren't too concerned when the Tar Heels went down 14 in the semi-finals against Clemson on Saturday afternoon...

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  11. NFL Background Checks: The Origin of Every Team's Nickname

    Most people don't take time to consider why sports teams are dubbed with seemingly irrelevant nicknames. Some have their own ideas of where they came from, others never even thought about it and some just simply don't care...

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  12. Tiki or Plax: Which Former Giant Will Make a Better Come Back?

    It's uncertain if either WR Plaxico Burress or retired RB Tiki Barber will be back on their old team in 2011...

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  13. NBA Background Checks: The Meaning Behind Every Team's Nickname

    Not many people pay attention to the titles of professional basketball's thirty teams, but if you take the time to ponder them, you'll find yourself asking, "Why in the world are they ...

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  14. UNC Tar Heels: Five Reasons Why They Went from NIT Contenders to ACC Champions

    It was an off year for UNC after cruising to the NCAA Championship in 2009. They had lost four superstar starters to the NBA Draft: Wayne Ellington, Danny Green, Tyler Hansbrough and Ty Lawson...

    John Fellon Written by John Fellon about over 3 years ago 1,602 reads 8 comments

  15. Lakers Slaughter Spurs: 5 Things L.A. Proved in San Antonio on Sunday

    The Lakers snagged their seventh-straight win since the All-Star break as they smacked the Spurs on San Antonio's home court. All season long L.A...

    John Fellon Written by John Fellon about over 3 years ago 1,577 reads 52 comments

  16. Chicago Packers? It May Seem Too Bad to Be True, But You'd Better Believe It

    It may seem like an oxymoron, but I assure you it is not. The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears have been bitter rivals since 1921 and have played one another 182 times, ...

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  17. Is Bynum Back?: Andrew at His Best As Lakers Beat Bobcats for Sixth Straight Win

    The pesky Charlotte Bobcats have been the Lakers ' worst enemy of late, beating Los Angeles in eight of their last ten meetings. They hosted the Bobcats hoping to win their sixth straight since the All-Star break...

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  18. The 10 Most Deserving Winners on the Last Six Super Bowl Teams

    Oh, the glory of being Super Bowl Champions! Perhaps the greatest achievement in professional sports, and the dream of every football playing youngster...

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  19. Green Bay Packers May Have Released A.J. Hawk, but Will He Really Fly Away?

    The former first-round pick's 2010 performance was hidden in the shadow of his fellow long-haired linebacker Clay Matthews. Although Matthews may be a fan favorite in Titletown, A...

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  20. Catching Up with Ahman Green: Where Is the Packers' All-Time Leading Rusher Now?

    Ahman Green surpassed Hall of Famer Jim Taylor as the all-time leading rusher for the Green Bay Packers after they re-signed him for the 2009 season...

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  21. Packers in Their Prime: 8 Players That Will Keep the Pack Relevant for Years

    In 2010, the Packers shed the title of the NFL's youngest team, which they had held since 2006, and won the Super Bowl...

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  22. DeAngelo Williams: Each Team's Chances of Stealing Carolina's Rushing Leader

    The Carolina Panthers have declared that it isn't their main concern whether or not their superior backfield tandem remains intact and their all-time leading rusher signs with another team...

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  23. Jeremy Shockey Cut?: Why You Shouldn't Be Surprised & Where He Could Be Headed

    It may come as a bit of a surprise that TE Jeremy Shockey was released by the Saints after catching a TD pass in the team's first Super Bowl victory only a year ago, but when you take a closer look, it appears to be the right move...

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  24. Kobe Bryant's Trophy Case: A Look at The Black Mamba's Top Awards & Records

    There will always be debate about his status as the greatest ever, but there is no doubt Kobe Bryant is one of the best in Lakers history...

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  25. Lovable Lambeau: The Green Bay Packers' Stadium Is Still The NFL's Best

    Lambeau Field sits along Lombardi Avenue in Green Bay, Wisconsin and stands as a monument of nearly a century of Packers' history. It was named after Curly Lambeau, the Packers' founder, as well as player and head coach...

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