1. NFL: An Open Letter to the Owners from an Average Fan

    Dear NFL Owners: Yesterday, you guys lost. I won. When Judge Susan Nelson ruled that your lockout should be lifted, football fans everywhere rejoiced. Well, sort of...

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  2. MLB Power Rankings: Who's the New No. 1 Team After Week 4?

    We are four weeks into the 2011 baseball season, and order is finally being restored. The Red Sox are no longer baseball's worst team, the Indians are no longer the best and Albert Pujols' swing is starting to return...

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  3. Florida Gators Football: Janoris Jenkins Arrested Again

    Continuing a horrific run of off-the-field antics, Florida Gators cornerback Janoris Jenkins was arrested early Saturday for possession of marijuana. He was previously arrested on Jan...

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  4. Manny Ramirez and the Stupidest Players in MLB History

    As a whole, baseball players are an eccentric group. They walk in circles around the pitching mound talking to themselves. They take bathroom breaks in left field walls. They shove cameras and snuff reporters...

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  5. 15 College Sports Venues To Visit Before You Die

    There are thousands of venues to watch college sports across the United States. From the small D-III baseball diamonds to the fabled lights of Bryant-Denny Stadium, there is a wide ...

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  6. Florida Gators Football: Eight Players Poised To Break Out in 2011

    Following the program's worst season in years, the Florida Gators enter the 2011 season determined to return to their elite status...

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  7. MLB Nicknames: Ranking the Most Intimidating Team Names in Baseball Today

    Throughout baseball's illustrious history, there have been many teams that have come, gone and stayed. There have been Spiders and Senators, Beaneaters and Browns. Fans of their respective teams take pride in wearing the colors and logo of their boys...

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  8. Boston Red Sox: Why the Sawx Might Not Be All They're Cracked Up To Be

    To say that expectations for the 2011 Red Sox were high would be quite an understatement. A vast majority of baseball fans and experts picked the Red Sox to win the World Series, ...

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  9. Tampa Bay Rays: Examining the Business Side of the Problem

    Author's note: Most of the data and concepts presented in this article are not figures that I created or discovered. I credit Jonah Keri and the St. Petersburg Times for a vast portion of this article's content...

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  10. Dodger Dogs and the Best Stadium Foods in Major League Baseball

    A visit to a baseball stadium is simply not complete without some food. In "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," food seems to be the second priority of the narrator. Take me out to the ballgame, take me out with the crowd...

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  11. 2011 NFL Offseason: Will Nnamdi Asomugha Sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

    The young, talented Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a problem. They have an incredible base of young talent—Josh Freeman, LeGarrette Blount, Mike Williams, Donald Penn, Gerald McCoy, among others...

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  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Power Ranking the 10 Best Trades in Team History

    There may not be a team in baseball with more passionate fans than the Philadelphia Phillies. For all of the years of losing through the early 1970's, late 1980's and early 1990's, they have seen many years of success as well...

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  13. Florida Gators Basketball: A First Look at the 2011-12 Roster

    As the fans of the Florida Gators begin to get over yesterday's crushing loss to Butler, it becomes time to look to the future...

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  14. Tampa Bay Rays: Solving the Mystery of James Shields

    Over the course of four full seasons, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher James Shields has gone from a top-flight starter to a homer-prone liability...

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  15. Florida Gators Basketball: Each Player's Role Moving Forward

    Following a blowout win against UC-Santa Barbara and a tough battle against UCLA, the Florida Gators will meet a familiar foe in Thursday's Sweet Sixteen match-up...

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  16. Tampa Bay Rays: Why Jeremy Hellickson Is Ready to Star in 2011

    Just a week after Opening Day, a young man will turn 24 years old. He is 6'1", 185 pounds and upon first glance looks to be younger and smaller. But when he steps foot on a pitching mound, Jeremy Hellickson is pure man...

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  17. NCAA Bracket 2011: If It Were a One-on-One Tournament, Who Wins?

    With all this talk about the power rankings of the teams going into this year's NCAA tournament, I had a thought...

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  18. Spring Training 2011: 10 Young Tampa Bay Rays Who Are Impressing in Camp

    As far as organizational talent goes, very few teams possess the wealth the Tamp Bay Rays do. From the lowest levels of minor league ball to the major leaguers, the Rays boast many of the top prospects in baseball...

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  19. MLB Preview 2011: Analyzing the Rays’ Key Matchups in the AL East

    This year's American League East is going to be a very hotly contested division. With all five teams easily capable of putting together .500 or above seasons, the order of finish could be dictated by just a few games...

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  20. SEC Basketball: Ranking the Teams Going Into the Final Stretch

    Two weeks from Thursday, the SEC basketball tournament will commence in Atlanta. As the regular season begins to wind down, several crucial games remain to determine seeding in the tournament...

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  21. MLB Predictions: 10 Reasons the Tampa Bay Rays Can Still Contend

    For a franchise that suffered 10 full seasons of agony, starting in its inaugural 1998 season, being able to contend for the last three seasons has been an incredible luxury...

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  22. Tampa Bay Rays: 11 Bold Predictions For the Team's 2011 Season

    The Tampa Bay Rays enter the 2011 season with lower expectations than the last few years, and for good reason. This past offseason saw the Rays lose some of their most valuable players...

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  23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2011 NFL Draft: Who to Pick In The First Five Rounds

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had an incredibly surprising and promising 2010 season. Picked by many experts to have no more than four wins, the Bucs tallied 10 for the season. Had they beaten the Detroit Lions in Week 15, they would have made the playoffs...

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  24. MLB: 11 Questions for the 2011 Baseball Season

    Today, the common baseball fan wakes up from his winter hibernation. Eleven teams will start their workouts today in preparation for the 2011 season. This is sure to be a season filled with great teams, great players, great games, and great moments...

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  25. Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Duke Blue Devils: Who Wins?

    Come on, you know you want to see it. When Duke started the season ranked at the top of the nation, many wondered if the Blue Devils could be defeated...

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