1. Michigan Football: Keys to Victory over Iowa Hawkeyes on Senior Day

    Saturday will mark the final home game in Denard Robinson's Michigan career. That has to sound odd to Wolverines fans...

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  2. San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers 11/13/12: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Los Angeles Lakers fought hard against the Western Conference's best team Tuesday night, but the San Antonio Spurs still salvaged an 84-82 victory. Despite Kobe Bryant 's 28-point, eight-assist effort, the Lakers fell at the last minute...

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  3. Rashard Mendenhall: Steelers RB Is Risky Fantasy Play vs. Ravens Even If Healthy

    Stashing injured players is a good strategy in the fantasy football world as long as you have the room on your bench, but that doesn't mean you must run out and start the first guy who gets healthy...

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  4. Orlando Magic Cheerleader Suffers Injury During Knicks Game

    NBA cheerleaders aren't usually the focus of attention, but that wasn't the case in Tuesday night's game between the Orlando Magic and the New York Knicks ...

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  5. Josh Johnson: Talented Right-Hander Will Struggle in AL East with Blue Jays

    Everyone is going to talk about the Miami Marlins shipping Jose Reyes to the Toronto Blue Jays , but right-handed pitcher Josh Johnson is the real x-factor in Tuesday's blockbuster deal...

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  6. Jose Reyes: Speedy Shortstop Is Perfect Fit in Blue Jays' Powerful Lineup

    The Toronto Blue Jays were one of the most powerful teams in baseball last season, but the offense lacked a table-setter at the top of the lineup. Not anymore, folks...

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  7. UCLA Basketball: Players Who Must Step Up in Shabazz Muhammad's Absence

    The UCLA Bruins received a huge blow on Saturday when Shabazz Muhammad was declared ineligible (via ESPN's Peter Yoon ) by the NCAA...

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  8. Nate McMillan: Coach Wouldn't Add Necessary Defensive Mentality to Lakers' Staff

    It doesn't matter how many points the Los Angeles Lakers score in Mike D'Antoni 's "seven seconds or less" system; they're still going to have to play defense sooner or later...

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  9. NFL Power Rankings: Teams That Are Biggest Threats to Perennial Contenders

    This is the part of the NFL season where we find out the most about every team. Who is going to be in it until the end? Who is going to fade? Who is going to stick around longer ...

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  10. NBA Rumors: Lakers Organization Shows Panic with Handling of Coaching Change

    Mike D'Antoni isn't a terrible hire for the Los Angeles Lakers , but the organization handled the situation completely wrong...

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  11. The Miz Named Final Member of Team Foley for Survivor Series Elimination Match

    With Survivor Series rapidly approaching, some intrigue needed to be settled on Monday Night Raw—namely the fifth and final member of Team Foley for the pay-per-view's five-on-five Elimination Match...

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  12. Steelers Survive, Beat Chiefs 16-13 in OT Despite Ben Roethlisberger Injury

    It wasn't pretty, but the Pittsburgh Steelers managed to survive Monday Night Football with a 16-13 overtime victory over the Kansas City Chiefs ...

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  13. Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Updates on Steelers QB's Shoulder

    Ben Roethlisberger is having a career season for the Pittsburgh Steelers , but the signal-caller has been sidelined since suffering injuries against the Kansas City Chiefs. UPDATE: Sunday, December 9 at 12:25 p...

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  14. Bryce Harper: Rookie of the Year Award Is First Step in Future MVP's Career

    Bryce Harper isn't your average 19-year-old. Harper cashed in on his preseason hype Monday night, winning the National League's Rookie of the Year award after his breakout rookie campaign...

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  15. Heisman Race 2012: Power Ranking Importance of Each Contender to Their Team

    A Heisman Trophy winner must do more than simply produce. He must be invaluable, transcend his team and stand out from every other elite player in the country...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 2 years ago 1,471 reads 2 comments

  16. Peyton Manning: Big-Play Defense Gives QB Necessary Support for Deep Playoff Run

    Giving Peyton Manning defensive support is like helping Eric Clapton play the electric guitar. It's not necessary, and it's simply unfair to others who are trying to keep up...

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  17. BCS Standings: Teams with Outside Chance at National Championship Game

    It takes one shocking upset to turn the BCS standings on their head, and that's exactly what the Texas A&M Aggies gave us on Saturday with their win over No. 1 Alabama. The landscape has changed...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 2 years ago 6,221 reads 1 comments

  18. Norv Turner: Coach Finally Shows Proper Emotion Toward Chargers' Unfocused Play

    It's not always obvious, but Norv Turner does want to win. The normally stoic coach made sure a reporter was clear on that perspective in the press conference following the San Diego Chargers ' 34-24 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ...

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  19. Sacramento Kings vs. Los Angeles Lakers 11/11/12: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Sacramento Kings were without DeMarcus Cousins and Thomas Robinson Sunday evening, and it showed as the team got handled by the Los Angeles Lakers , 103-90...

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  20. Texans vs. Bears: Jay Cutler Injured As Houston Wins Defensive Battle

    Ugly. That's the only way to describe Sunday night's battle pitting the Houston Texans against the Chicago Bears . The Texans were able to earn the win, 13-6, but it wasn't easy and it wasn't pretty...

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  21. Oregon Ducks Football: Chip Kelly's Squad Must Play for BCS Title If Undefeated

    If the Oregon Ducks win out, a BCS National Championship berth must be in their future. Chip Kelly's team is currently No. 2 in the BCS rankings , according to ESPN , following Alabama's shocking loss to Texas A&M on Saturday...

    Ian Hanford Written by Ian Hanford about almost 2 years ago 6,244 reads 23 comments

  22. Colin Kaepernick: 49ers QB Proves Himself as More Than Just a 'Wildcat' Option

    Sunday's contest between the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams ended in a tie, but it's impossible to stay neutral on Colin Kaepernick 's performance as the 49ers' quarterback for nearly three quarters...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams Ends 24-24 for First Tie Since 2008

    No game, in any sport, should ever end in a tie. Luckily, those instances are rare, but Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams showed that they're not rare enough...

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  24. Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins Suspended After Altercation with Sean Elliott

    DeMarcus Cousins has made a reputation for himself as an immature diva in the NBA , and he's at it again. UPDATE: Tuesday, November 13 at 8:16 p.m...

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  25. Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks 11/10/12: Video Highlights and Recap

    The Boston Celtics used a total team effort to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 96-92 Saturday night, improving their record to 3-3. Paul Pierce led the way with 25 points, followed by Kevin Garnett 's 18 and Jason Terry's 15...

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