1. Zack Cozart: Cincinnati Reds SS Making Early Case for Rookie of the Year

    The former second-round draft pick by the Cincinnati Reds , Zack Cozart, ended 2011 on a sad note: requiring Tommy John surgery after a freak play at second base injured his elbow...

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  2. MLB Power Rankings: Who Are the Top 10 Third Basemen?

    Third base runs deep with talented ballplayers. The tenth-best guy on this list has a Gold Glove and two Silver Sluggers. The ninth-ranked player has won multiple Most Valuable Player awards throughout his Hall of Fame career...

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  3. MLB Power Rankings: Who Are the Top 10 Second Basemen?

    The following players are ranked as if a general manager were able to start a team with any second baseman he wanted, without any salary considerations. This team would then be dismantled after the 2012 season ended...

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  4. MLB Power Rankings: Who Are the Top 10 First Basemen?

    The following players are ranked as if a general manager were able to start a team with any first baseman he wanted, without any salary considerations. This team would then be dismantled after the 2012 season ended...

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  5. Pirates 2012 Opening Day: Roy Halladay Outduels Erik Bedard

    Erik Bedard was masterful. Roy Halladay was slightly better. The Pirates and Phillies opened up their seasons with a 1-0 pitchers' duel between two of the best pitchers in the National League...

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  6. Pittsburgh Pirates: 2012 Offensive Season Preview

    Last season was a disappointing one for the Pittsburgh Pirates . Top prospect Pedro Alvarez fell apart. Injuries knocked out key players, forcing the Pirates to dig deep into the minor leagues for replacements...

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  7. Pittsburgh Pirates: Will They Improve on the Basepaths in 2012?

    Over the past four seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates have been one of the worst baserunning teams in the majors...

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  8. NBA's Best Players of the Decade: 1970s Edition

    Like the 1950s and '60s, the NBA of the '70s was dominated by centers and forwards. Unlike those decades, the 1970s were not dominated by one team...

    Tim Moreland Written by Tim Moreland about over 3 years ago 12,734 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA's Best Players of the Decade: 1960s Edition

    During the 1960s, big men continued to dominate the NBA. However, guards began to make a larger impact on the game, most notably Jerry West and Oscar Robertson. This decade belonged to the Boston Celtics...

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  10. NBA's Best Players of the Decade: 1950s Edition

    The 1950s was a decade dominated by the big men. It was the centers and forwards who were leading the league in scoring and winning championships for their teams...

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  11. NBA Hall of Fame Finalists Announced: Reggie Miller a Snub?

    The NBA Hall of Fame finalists were announced on Friday, and one man's absence stands out: Reggie Miller. Forcing Miller to wait at least one more year to make it into the Hall of Fame makes no sense...

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  12. Big East Basketball: Strengths of the NCAA Tournament Locks

    As it now stands, there are 11 Big East teams that have a strong case to be included in the final March Madness field. However, some teams still have work left to do...

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  13. Major League Baseball's Most-Valuable Rookie Seasons of the 2000s

    Every year, some MLB rookies fold under pressure and others look like they are ten-year veterans. Sometimes the successes become perennial stars, while others disappear into the shadows...

    Tim Moreland Written by Tim Moreland about over 3 years ago 1,951 reads 28 comments

  14. Pittsburgh Panthers Basketball: Team of the 2000's

    The Pittsburgh Panthers ended the misery of the 1990's with a return to dominance in the 2000's. Behind the leadership of coach Ben Howland, the Pitt Panthers became a premier college basketball program...

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  15. Big East Power Rankings: University of Pittsburgh Remains Atop the Big East

    The Big East has definitively shown itself to be the best conference in America. However, who is the best team in the best conference? Several teams have made a solid case for themselves, with big out-of-conference wins...

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  16. Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers: Creating a Hybrid NFL Team

    Imagine that this year's Super Bowl competitors encountered some rare scenario, like an Earth vs. Jupiter football game...

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  17. Pittsburgh Panthers' Savior: Ashton Gibbs Is the Shooter Pitt Has Always Needed

    Maryland had Juan Dixon. Florida had Lee Humphrey. Connecticut had Ben Gordon. All three of these guys had a high success rate from beyond the arc and shot a ton of three-pointers...

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