1. Super Bowl XLVII: The (Lucky) Seven Most Awesome Prop Bets on the Vegas Board

    A recent Marketing Daily survey says 39 percent of people who watch the Super Bowl say TV ads are their favorite part of the game. The game itself? Only 28 percent...

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  2. NFL Conference Championship Playoff Preview: 49ers, Patriots Are Your Super Bowl

    As compelling as a brother-vs-brother Super Bowl other than Manning vs. Manning (in the form of Harbaugh vs...

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  3. NFL Divisional Playoff Preview: How the Broncos, 49ers, Falcons & Pats Win

    If you weren’t scarred by watching the first 30 minutes of the BCS Championship Game, please read on...

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  4. NFL Wild Card Preview: How the Bengals, Pack, Ravens and Seahawks Will Prevail

    Wild Card Weekend is the perfect cure for an otherwise-depressing post-holiday foray into the depths of winter. Gone are the distractions of fantasy football and survivor pools...

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  5. 2012's Top Sports Stories: Fail Mary, Linsanity, Peyton Rules and Lance's Legacy

    2012 was a sports year like none other in recent memory. Whether it be an unknown Asian point guard taking the NBA by storm, unknown refs tearing apart the integrity of the NFL ...

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  6. Seahawks-Bengals Super Bowl: Exploring the Worst NFL Playoff Scenario Ever

    In honor of the Jets bringing calm to an entire football nation after finally and mercifully getting eliminated from the playoffs, we present the WORST playoff scenario for fans ...

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  7. Giants-Broncos Super Bowl...and the Dream Playoff Sequence NFL TV Execs Want

    The folks at CBS, NBC and FOX all have something in common: They like their playoff teams old-school. They love big quarterbacks. And they really love rivalries…particularly the sibling kind...

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  8. Zach Baron, Political Pontification and One Misguided Eastwood Analysis

    What happens when you take a staunch liberal who writes a movie review starring a staunch conservative? You not only get a critical (and predictable) piece that not only declares ...

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  9. Steve Sabol: A Moment of Silence for the Passing of an American Icon

    Two things put the NFL in a different stratosphere above baseball, hockey and basketball when it comes to capturing public interest: 1) Gambling and/or fantasy football ...

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  10. NFL Week 2 Preview: The Packers, Saints and Giants Quest to Avoid 0-2

    It’s an annual rite of passage… The uber -over-analysis of what we witnessed Week 1 in the NFL . Is losing opening Wednesday/weekend a harbinger of a catastrophic campaign to come? Well, it could be… According to CBSSports ...

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  11. Fantasy Football 2012 Top 5: Why Drew Brees Should Go No. 1

    Pop quiz, hotshot: Who was considered the top pick in a majority of fantasy drafts last year? Answer: Adrian Peterson (the pre-ACL/MCL-tear version) Who else had a strong argument for No...

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  12. Jim Nantz, Live from Augusta: An Interview with the Voice of The Masters

    Location: Augusta National Golf Club. Date: April 8th, 2035. A balding, 44-year-old Rory McIlloy stares over a seven-foot downhill putt on 18 for birdie… “If ...

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  13. Major League Baseball 2011: A Phillies Championship Not an Automatic

    Unless your name is Mad Dog Russo or you live in the 415 or 408 area code, how many of you predicted the San Francisco Giants would win the World Series last year? Probably about the same number who have Butler and VCU in the Final Four...

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  14. March Madness 2011: Top 5 Maddening Things About the Tourney

    The only thing predictable about the 2011 NCAA Tournament is its unpredictability. We already knew going in that underdogs weren't really underdogs, thereby putting the so-called top tier teams in jeopardy before opening weekend was even over...

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  15. The NFL Lockout: Why Spring Will Feel Like an Eternity

    Barring a Hail Mary (pun intended) there will be no agreement between NFL owners and the Players' Union before the midnight deadline...

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  16. Competitor-In-Chief: Top Five President-Athletes

    How many people do you think had this lethal combination on their college applications? Senior class president, captain of the (insert sport here) team. More than a few, methinks...

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  17. Running From the Altar: Aaron Rodgers and the Top 5 Eligible Bachelors In Sports

    It’s the dream triad held by 99.44 percent of guys out there: Money, fame and four percent body fat. And not just the kind of money your friend with the most lucrative job makes (say, $400K)...

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  18. The Longest Shortest Month of the Year: Why February Is a Dark Time For Fans

    Super Bowl XLV was another treat. After three years of extremely close games and last-minute drama, the Packers and Steelers gave us the matchup we thought we’d get: Green Bay 31, Pittsburgh 25...

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  19. Super Bowl 2011 Prop Bets: Your Super Guide to Sunday's Best 2011 Propositions

    If gambling were legal, rest assured just about all of the 100 million people watching on Sunday could find a wager to their liking during the Super Bowl...

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