1. Tony Romo Deserves Blame and Praise for Dallas Cowboys Season Thus Far

    Dallas Cowboy fans are all too familiar with this story. After another epic Tony Romo collapse—a 24-point comeback by the Detroit Lions in a 34-30 loss—the Cowboys are now 2-2 in the 2011 NFL season...

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  2. 2011 College Football Predictions: The ACC

    Last season, Virginia Tech dominated the Atlantic Coast Conference but lost in the Orange Bowl to Stanford, 40-12, making the conference 1-8 in the Orange Bowl and 2-11 overall in BCS games since the BCS era began in 1998...

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  3. NFL Free Agency: As NFL Lockout Ends, Teams Prepare for Wild Free-Agency Period

    We are finally ready for some football, so let the free-agent frenzy begin! At approximately 2:30 p.m. EST Monday, the NFL and its Players Association wrapped the longest work ...

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  4. Texas Rangers Fan Dies While Catching Ball for Son

    July 7, 2011 was supposed to be just another day at Rangers Ballpark for Shannon Stone and his son, Cooper. Sadly, it turned tragic after a good gesture accidentally turned bad...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about 3 years ago 1,824 reads 4 comments

  5. MLB: The Los Angeles Dodgers and Baseball Need to Hire Mark Cuban

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have made history in the past, but not quite like this. On Monday, the Dodgers reached a low that no one ever thought they would reach— filing for bankruptcy ...

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  6. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Dallas Mavericks Find Redemption in NBA Finals Win

    A decade of frustration—GONE. The Dallas Mavericks finally celebrated their first title in team history when beat the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals, 4-2. For NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Dirk Nowitzki ...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about 3 years ago 1,079 reads 1 comments

  7. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: NBA Finals—Heat vs. Mavericks

    This is what Miami fans have dreamed about all season—the Heat having a chance to compete on the NBA 's grandest stage...

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  8. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks Happy, Not Satisfied with Finals Appearance

    Five long years later, the Dallas Mavericks are headed back to the NBA Finals. The Mavericks' 100-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday allowed them to be glad of winning the Western Conference finals for the second time in team history...

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  9. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: Western Conference Finals—Mavericks vs. Thunder

    Following a win in the first round over the Portland Trail Blazers and a surprising sweep over the Los Angeles Lakers , the Dallas Mavericks are only eight wins away from winning the NBA title...

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  10. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: Eastern Conference Finals—Bulls vs. Heat

    How big is this step for the Chicago Bulls? Well, it marks the first time the Bulls have made the Eastern Conference Finals since 1998—Michael Jordan’s last year in Chicago...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about over 3 years ago 1,387 reads 3 comments

  11. 2011 NBA Playoffs: The Dallas Mavericks Emerge as Championship Contenders

    To the other 29 NBA teams, be careful what you wish for. The Dallas Mavericks are halfway in their quest to win their first NBA title ever after defeating the Portland Trail ...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about over 3 years ago 2,111 reads 12 comments

  12. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: The Conference Semifinals

    The first round of the 2011 NBA Playoffs is over, and there have already been some great moments. The Memphis Grizzlies upset the San Antonio Spurs behind Zach Randolph's leadership ...

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  13. NBA: 2010-11 Award Predictions

    As the NBA playoffs enter full swing, we must take the time out to award the players who shone brightest during the season. The 2010-11 NBA regular season was arguably the most exciting season in recent memory...

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  14. 2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: The Conference Quarterfinals

    Ah, basketball in mid-April can only mean one thing...it's playoffs time! The 2010-11 season kept everyone in their seats as the Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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  15. NCAA Basketball: Butler Surpasses Gonzaga as Top Dog of All Mid-Majors

    Move over Gonzaga, there is a new dog that is best in show—and its name is Butler. The Butler Bulldogs grinded out a 74-71 overtime victory Saturday in New Orleans to punch their ticket back to the Final Four...

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  16. NCAA Tournament 2011: It's Time for a Formula to Determine the 68-Team Field

    Houston, we have a problem. It always seems that the NCAA Tournament has some teams seeded either too high or low, while a team is snubbed in favor of another that may not deserve to be in the field of 68...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about over 3 years ago 214 reads 2 comments

  17. March Madness Bracket 2011: The Most Noteworthy Snubs of the Tournament

    Who's a No.1 seed? Why did this team get a higher (or lower) seed? Who has the easier road to the Final Four? No matter how much the NCAA expands its tournament, part of the discussion will also be who didn't get in...

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  18. Jim Tressel: Why His 2-Game Suspension Is Not Enough

    With Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel 's recent suspension imposed by the school, the NCAA rules committee will continue to prove that they are a joke, unless they do something about this...

    LaMar Gafford Written by LaMar Gafford about over 3 years ago 274 reads 3 comments

  19. NBA: Can Small-Market Teams Keep Their Superstars Happy Enough to Stick Around?

    On July 8, 2010, the landscape of the NBA changed with this sentence: "This fall, I'm going to take my talents to South Beach and join the Miami Heat...

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  20. What If the NBA All-Star Game Held a Fantasy Draft?

    The 60th installment of the NBA All-Star Game was once again a huge success, as the league continues to have the best exhibition event of any of the four major sports leagues...

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