1. 2009-10 NBA Season and Postseason Picks and Awards

    Eastern Conference Atlantic: Boston - 63-19 Go three deep for stars. Wallace fills a nice piece and the bench is still solid. Will Davis pout all season hampering their success? Probably, but it won't matter...

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  2. NHL Desperately Needs Another Canadian Superstar to Carry League

    No, Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin has not obtained dual citizenship. And no, he doesn't even play in a traditional, or even Canadian market for that matter...

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  3. Clueless Wa$hington Red$kins Continue Annual Failure To No Ones Surprise

    So the Washington Redskins, in the midst of yet another annual downfall filled with a hundred million dollars of disappointments, finally switched their offensive coordinator after last week's latest loss to a winless team...

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  4. Give the UFL a Chance

    Last week I watched my first UFL (United Football League) game on Versus between the Las Vegas Locomotives and California Redwoods...

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  5. Nordiques, Jets, Whalers, Oh My: Could the NHL Revive Historic Teams?

    That Was Then In 1995, Canada had a national population of just over 29 million people. To put it in perspective, that would place them in between California and Texas for total population...

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  6. The Great L.A. Kings Heist of '88: How the Wayne Gretzky Trade Affected Edmonton

    If you've been keeping up with (or at least seeing the hype-advertising on ESPN ) they are doing a "30 for 30" special commemorating the three decades the "Worldwide Leader in Sports" has been operating as part of their 30-year anniversary...

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  7. When It Comes to Playing the Yankees, These Twins Are Just Plain Scared

    I like Joe Nathan. I really do. In fact, next to Michael Cuddyer, he's probably my favorite member of the Minnesota Twins. However, he's part of the problem when it comes to having any sort of success in big games, particularly in the playoffs...

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  8. Season Finale: Part V: Returning the Stolen Base to Baseball Prominence

    Part V, (season-finale) in a series. I'll do it again next year and compare it to this year. If you've read my first two articles, "The Stolen Base: A Lost Art...

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  9. Analyzing The Plight Of Spoiled Yankee$ and Their Fan$

    Lets try and analyze the Yankee$ $ucce$$ logically from the MLB's Last Chance at a True Spoiler" target="_blank">viewpoint of the Minnesota Twins and the truly uphill battle they face each year...

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  10. Dome-It: Will Leyland Regret Not Clinching the Division Yesterday?

    The Twins magic number to clinch the American League Central is 6. As of yesterday, after their elimination-staving victory in the Motor City, they had a 4 percent chance of making the playoffs per ESPN...

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  11. Minnesota Twins' Future Looks Good No Matter What Happens

    No matter what happens tomorrow and the rest of the season, Minnesota Twins fans can rest assured that things are in good shape for next season. Unlike seasons past, this Twins team is actually built for success in the postseason...

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  12. Pay For Play: Minnesota Twins Represent MLB's Last Chance at a True Spoiler

    Last year, the perennial little team that could, the Minnesota Twins fell just one game short of the playoffs...

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  13. 2009-'10 NHL Predictions and Awards: Where They'll Finish

    EASTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS Atlantic Division 1. Pittsburgh Penguins: Don't forget they had to rally just to win the Cup. Lots of young talent in the right places. 2...

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  14. Brett Favre Could Be The Key To a New Vikings Stadium In Minnesota

    Hey ESPN, we know how you love all things Brett Favre. We know how you couldn't get enough of his on-again-off-again "retirement" talk. Its good for ratings and fodder, so who could blame you...

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  15. Blackouts, History May Ultimately Lead the Jaguars to Los Angeles

    Right from the beginning, the Jacksonville Jaguars were a lost franchise. Along with their expansion cousins, the Carolina Panthers, each team made their respective conference championship games ...

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  16. Truex Jr., Keselowski highlight three teams to watch for in 2010

    NASCAR's silly season hasn't even officially started since the season hasn't even ended yet, but in the world of NASCAR, unlike other more structured sports, it never really ends...

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  17. Returning the Stolen Base to Baseball Prominence (Part IV)

    Part IV in a series. If you've read my first two articles, "The Stolen Base: A Lost Art. Will we ever see a 100 Steal Man Again?" and "Gimmie Five! Dexter "The Prowler" Fowler Steals ...

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  18. For every home run Mauer hits, He places one foot further out the door

    In case you haven't noticed, Joe Mauer homered in his third consecutive game last night giving him twenty-five on the year. All this coming from a guy whose career high was thirteen prior to this season...

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  19. Brett Favre to the Vikings Has All the Makings of 1998 with a Better Ending

    I know I'm going to be accused of drinking the Purple Kool-Aid when really what I want is a sip, but I support Brett Favre coming to the Vikings from the standpoint that he's an instant upgrade over anything the current roster has had...

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  20. Michigan Preview: Check Those Fuel Gauges, and These Three Teams

    So free-agent-to-be Brian Vickers, who still hasn't officially re-signed with Team Red Bull just won his series high, sixth pole for the season and third straight at Michigan...

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  21. Analyzing David Kahn's Master Plan for the Timberwolves

    First off, let's get with it, Bleacher Report. David Kahn has been with the Timberwolves for over three months now and you don't have any pictures uploaded to use in our article photos? As ...

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  22. My 2009 NFL Season (And Postseason) Picks

    AFC EAST Patriots—(12-4) The machine continues to roll with Wonder Boy back. Miami—(9-7) They aren't as good as their 11-5 season, but they are somewhere in between. Wildcat will work at times, and at least make them fun to watch...

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  23. Jacoby Ellsbury vs. Carl Crawford: A Base Stealer's Dream Series

    Tonight begins a quick two-game set between Jacoby Ellsbury and the Boston Red Sox and his steals rival, Carl Crawford and the Tampa Bay Rays. Just for fun, don't forget that the Rays also includes x-factor B...

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  24. Returning The Stolen Base To Baseball Prominence (Part III)

    Part III in a series. If you've read my first two articles, "The Stolen Base: A Lost Art. Will we ever see a 100 Steal Man Again?" and "Gimmie Five! Dexter "The Prowler" Fowler Steals ...

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  25. Grading Twins' GM Bill Smith's Trade Deadline Performance

    Earlier this week Minnesota Twins' Hand and He Has To ">I wrote about how the Twins needed to make a move in order to keep Joe Mauer happy...

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