1. Plaxico Burress: Steelers Will Reportedly Sign Free-Agent WR

    Plaxico Burress spent his first five NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers after being drafted eighth overall by the team in the 2000 NFL draft. UPDATE: Tuesday, November 20 at 12:50 p...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 17,449 reads 50 comments

  2. Rutgers Football: Move to Big Ten Will Benefit Program in Long Run

    Playing in the Big East helped Rutgers' basketball team earn respect year in and year out, but its football team is overlooked for competing amongst the same schools. The Big East is a basketball conference...

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  3. BCS Standings: Most-Talented Teams Lurking Outside of Top 5

    Chaos. Mayhem. Drama. Whatever you want to call it, the BCS standings spiraled out of control on Saturday evening with No. 1 Kansas State and No. 2 Oregon both falling. Notre Dame is now the BCS ' No...

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  4. Week 12 Fantasy Football Projections: Running Backs Who Will Deliver Big Games

    Elite production at the running back position can put a fantasy football team over the top. With playoffs rapidly approaching in fantasy land, one big week could make all the difference...

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  5. NFL Power Rankings: Teams That Are Dangerous Wild-Card Candidates

    Every game in the NFL season matters, but this is crunch time. With 11 weeks in the books, teams are making their playoff pushes. Division leaders may be clear-cut, but that doesn't mean wild-card races are cut and dry...

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  6. Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers 11/18/12: Video Highlights and Recap

    Mike D'Antoni wasn't on the Los Angeles Lakers sidelines Sunday night, but superstars did play like superstars in the Lakers' 119-108 win over the Houston Rockets ...

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  7. Ravens vs. Steelers: Stingy Defense Powers Baltimore to Huge AFC North Victory

    The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers fought their usual fight on Sunday night, with the Ravens eking out a 13-10 win to grab a two-game lead in the AFC North...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 5,024 reads 51 comments

  8. Derrick Rose: Bulls Desperately Need Point Guard's Ability to Create Offensively

    The Chicago Bulls are a completely different team without Derrick Rose steering the ship. Without their All-Star point guard, the Bulls struggle to create on offense...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 4,357 reads 8 comments

  9. Rob Gronkowski Injury: Updates on Patriots Star's Forearm

    Rob Gronkowski is still recovering from forearm surgery suffered when the New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts in Week 11. UPDATE: Sunday, December 30 at 3:1o p...

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  10. Dorian Johnson to Pittsburgh: Panthers Land Top-Ranked Football Recruit

    Dorian Johnson decommitted from the Penn State Nittany Lions in early August following the sanctions handed down from the NCAA, but he has decided to play his college ball in Pennsylvania anyway...

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  11. Minnesota WR A.J. Barker Quits Team with Lengthy Letter to Coach Jerry Kill

    Some athletes like to go out with a bang, but former Minnesota Gophers wide receiver A.J. Barker took that idea to the extreme. According to Barker's tweet on Sunday, the junior wide receiver is no longer with the program: Well, its official...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 29,240 reads 116 comments

  12. Brady Quinn: Turning to Backup QB Puts Chiefs in a Lose-Lose Situation

    No one enjoys picking the lesser of two evils, but sometimes, it's unavoidable. Just ask the Kansas City Chiefs ...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 2,425 reads 24 comments

  13. Andrew Bynum: Setback Shows Talented Center Isn't Ready to Become Face of 76ers

    If Andrew Bynum actually cared, his potential would be limitless. He could be the face of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise, playing a key role in the young team's Eastern Conference uprising...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 1,099 reads 7 comments

  14. Heisman Watch 2012: Week 12 Chaos Blows Race Wide Open

    Winning the Heisman Trophy, unless you're Robert Griffin III, requires more than individual statistics. The player's team must win...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 9,706 reads 44 comments

  15. Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Clippers 11/17/12: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Los Angeles Clippers continued their momentum, stomping the Chicago Bulls 101-80 Saturday night. The Clippers were paced by another double-double effort from Blake Griffin...

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  16. Tim Tebow: Jets' Usage of Versatile QB Is Too Little, Too Late

    The New York Jets should use Tim Tebow in their offense for the rest of the season, but it's still not going to make them a playoff team...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 3,093 reads 4 comments

  17. Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings: Middling QBs Who Will Produce Big Numbers

    Shrewd fantasy football owners can't just rely on elite quarterbacks to lead their teams every week. The other guys must step as well sometimes...

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  18. Miami Marlins Sign Free Agent OF Juan Pierre to Fill Leadoff Void

    The Miami Marlins haven't been buyers lately, but that changed in a minor way Saturday evening. UPDATE: Saturday, November 17 at 10:40 p.m. ET by Ian Hanford According to Sun-Sentinel reporter Juan C...

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  19. Kyrie Irving Injury: Updates on Star Point Guard's Injured Hard

    Kyrie Irving went to the locker room to get a potential hand injury checked out Saturday night against the Dallas Mavericks. UPDATE: Tuesday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 3 years ago 18,238 reads 74 comments

  20. USC vs. UCLA: Twitter Reaction, Postgame Recap and Analysis

    The UCLA Bruins hadn't defeated the Southern California Trojans since 2006 until Saturday, sealing a Pac-12 Championship berth in the process...

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  21. Matt Barkley Injury: Latest Updates on USC QB

    Matt Barkley was trying to lead the University of Southern California Trojans' comeback late in the fourth quarter on Saturday, but a sack left him on the ground for an extended period of time...

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  22. Maryland and Rutgers Reportedly in Discussions to Join Big Ten

    Conference realignment in college sports seems like an everyday occurrence at this point, and it's not over yet. UPDATE: Saturday, November 17 at 6:32 p.m. ET by Ian Hanford Scarletnation...

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  23. NFL Injury News: Players to Monitor Entering Sunday's Action

    Words like "questionable" and phrases like "game-time decision" are frightening for NFL teams and fantasy football owners alike...

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  24. Rafael Nadal: Tennis Star Must Play Kooyong to Prepare for Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal made the right choice, waiting until he was completely healthy to take to the tennis courts again. Holding yourself back from world-class competition can't be easy, but it will allow him to play up to his standards immediately...

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  25. Week 11 NFL Picks: Teams That Won't Defend Home-Field Advantage

    Don't expect every Week 11 game to go as you might expect. It's the NFL , and things don't work like that. This week's slate features a handful of interesting matchups , a few of which will favor the home team...

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