1. NBA Predictions: Why the Dallas Mavericks Are a Dark-Horse Contender

    There's a team in the NBA outside of the Oklahoma City Thunder , the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers that is capable of winning this year's title. It sounds crazy, right? It's not...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,233 reads 11 comments

  2. MLB Playoff Predictions: Cincinnati Bats Will Lead Reds to Sweep Giants

    The Cincinnati Reds are going to sweep the San Francisco Giants out of the playoffs Tuesday night behind the strength of their bats. Just a few short days ago, that would have sounded crazy...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,511 reads 6 comments

  3. Jets vs. Texans: Will Jets' WRs Make Moves Against Texans' Secondary?

    It's hard to think of a single scenario in which the New York Jets' receivers could fare well against the Houston Texans' secondary on Monday night...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,140 reads 1 comments

  4. 3 Things San Francisco 49ers' Coach Jim Harbaugh Will Learn from Early Loss

    Let's be honest, it already looks like Jim Harbaugh and the San Francisco 49ers have learned from their early-season loss against the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  5. 10 College Football Teams That Could Make Late Push Up the Polls

    The college football season is barely a month in, but it's not too soon to start looking ahead. Though familiar faces like Alabama, Oregon and LSU rule the roost for now, there are more than a few teams capable of making a late push up in the polls...

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  6. Pittsburgh Steelers' Rashard Mendenhall Returns: A Welcomed Offensive Boost

    Get ready, Steelers fans— Rashard M endenhall ’s return will be a big boost to the Pittsburgh Steelers offense, and may just knock the Steelers out of their recent slump...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,250 reads 14 comments

  7. Cowboys vs. Bears: Dallas Players Who Will Come Up Big Against Chicago

    The Dallas Cowboys will face off against the Chicago Bears tonight, and it’s up to three specific players to have big games to help lead them to victory. Both the Cowboys and the Bears are trying to keep pace in their respective divisions...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,840 reads 6 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: 4 Advantages Blue Devils Have over UNC

    There's nothing that Duke Blue Devils fans hate more than when Duke loses to the UNC Tar Heels. Fortunately for those fans, the Blue Devils will have some significant advantages over the Tar Heels this season and should have a great chance at victory...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 7,038 reads 18 comments

  9. Ryder Cup 2012: 3 Golfers Who Will Carry Team USA to Victory

    A few of America's best golfers are set to lead the United States to a victory over the European squad in the 2012 Ryder Cup ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,481 reads 1 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Ravens: Players to Watch on Thursday

    The 0-3 Cleveland Browns and the 2-1 Baltimore Ravens will clash tonight in an AFC North showdown, and there are a few players to watch in this one...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 3,451 reads 8 comments

  11. Chicago Bears: Will the Bears' O-Line Be a Season-Long Issue?

    Get used to seeing Jay Cutler take some hits Bears fans—it looks like the offensive line will be a problem all season long. Chicago entered this year with high hopes for the line...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,120 reads 24 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Who Really Has It 'Better Than Us?'

    T his now-famous Bailey song raises a surprisingly good question—just who does have it better than the San Francisco 49ers right now? After looking like the class of league ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,190 reads 9 comments

  13. UCLA Basketball: How Will Kyle Anderson's Surgery Hamper His Freshman Season?

    Rest easy, UCLA Bruins fans— Kyle Anderson’s surgery won’t affect his freshman season. Anderson, ESPN ’s No...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,369 reads 0 comments

  14. Chiefs vs. Saints: 10 Things to Expect from New Orleans in Week 3

    This week's game against the Chiefs is absolutely crucial for the 0-2 New Orleans Saints . New Orleans has been on the losing end of two nail-biters and they can't afford a third loss...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 960 reads 1 comments

  15. College Football Rankings Week 3: Freshmen Key to Their Team's Climb

    College freshmen aren't supposed to lead Top-25 football teams. That's supposed to be left to the upperclassmen; the guys with the most knowledge and the most experience...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 513 reads 0 comments

  16. Michigan vs. Notre Dame: Young Studs to Watch in Marquee Matchup

    There will be a few new young studs to watch when Michigan and Notre Dame collide this weekend. The same familiar faces will still be there of course— Denard Robinson, Manti Te'o , Brady Hoke, and Brian Kelly, among others...

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  17. Ohio State Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. UAB

    Ohio State is heavily favored against UAB this weekend, but they're still going to have to do a few things right if they want to handle the Blazers. The Buckeyes have two big games against Michigan State and Nebraska coming up...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,643 reads 0 comments

  18. West Virginia Football: Can Geno Smith Make a Heisman Trophy Run?

    Geno Smith isn't just capable of making a Heisman Trophy run—he might be the odds-on favorite to win. The West Virginia quarterback has been sensational in the Mountaineers' two victories this season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,167 reads 0 comments

  19. Cal Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Ohio State

    It's been a shaky start to the season for the California Golden Bears. They suffered a disappointing loss to Nevada in the season opener and looked uninspired for much of last week's win against Southern Utah...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 1,762 reads 5 comments

  20. NCAA College Basketball Transfers: Who Could Lead Their New Teams to a Title

    College basketball coaches love transfers and for good reason too. Unlike high school recruits, transfers offer both talent and experience. That combination is tough for any coach to pass up...

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  21. North Carolina Basketball: 10 College Basketball People Tar Heels Fans Hate Most

    Tar Heels fans are a passionate bunch. It would be hard to find another group in college basketball that loves their team and hates other teams more than UNC fans do...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,958 reads 8 comments

  22. Ryan Mathews: How Much Will Running Back's Injury Hurt Fantasy Value?

    Ryan Mathews ' injury is a big blow to his fantasy value. Mathews was a big riser on a lot of people's fantasy boards this year after a strong 2011 campaign in which he rushed for ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 5,991 reads 1 comments

  23. France vs. Belarus: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    The World Cup may still be years away, but the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers have already begun. Every team is fighting for a chance to be assured of their place in the World Cup and the competition is fierce...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 591 reads 1 comments

  24. Philadelphia Eagles: 4 Role Players Who Must Play Huge in Week 1

    A football team is made up of more than just stars. It's funny how easy that is to forget. The stars may always make the headlines, but football is a team sport. How the role players perform on either team often determines the outcome of the game...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about almost 2 years ago 2,149 reads 3 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Predictions: 5 RBs Who Will Run over Opponents in Week 1

    There isn't much worse than losing the first fantasy football game of the season. It's not just the constant ridicule from friends and colleagues that hurts...

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