1. Danny Granger, Roy Hibbert Show Leadership in Win over Wizards

    Sure, it was a middle of the season win over the lowly Washington Wizards , and yes, the Pacers prevailed only by a mere basket...

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  2. Indiana Pacers: Why the Pacers Need to Trade for Chris Kaman

    If you are a Pacers fan, you are probably feeling pretty uneasy at the moment. Not because of the team's recent four-game slide, or the five-game losing streak before that, but the reasons behind them...

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  3. March Madness 2012: 5 Reasons the Georgetown Hoyas Can Make the Final Four

    Belmont is this year's sexy sleeper. Everyone seems to jumping on the Belmont Bruins' bandwagon and thus discounting the Big East battled-tested Georgetown Hoyas ...

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  4. NBA: Eastern Conference Power Rankings

    More than halfway through the season, the playoff picture is beginning to take shape. Chicago and Miami have continued to pull away as the top two teams, while coming off a recent six-game win streak keep knocking on the door...

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  5. Indiana Pacers: 5 Weaknesses They Need to Address Before the Trade Deadline

    Sitting at 23-13 and fourth in the Eastern Conference, the Indiana Pacers have used a mix of youth and veteran experience to surge in the standings and rank among the surprise teams in the league...

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  6. Big East Tournament 2012: Georgetown Is a Dangerous Sleeper to Win

    At 30-1, Syracuse is undeniably the best team in the conference and is the clear favorite to win the Big East tournament. Yet as history has proven, rarely does the championship unfold according to plan...

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  7. Indiana Pacers: Why They Are a Legitimate Contender in the Eastern Conference

    The element of surprise. The Greeks used it in Troy, George Washington understood it's value against the British and the Indiana Pacers have capitalized on it night-in and night-out to catapult themselves to one of the best records in the league...

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  8. Are the Indiana Pacers Ready to Contend for the Eastern Conference?

    We might as well go ahead and pencil in the Chicago and Miami for the Conference Finals. Clearly they are the two best teams with three of the NBA 's top five players on the court...

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  9. Indiana Pacers: Are They the Most Complete Starting 5 in the Eastern Conference?

    In a brutal shortened season with so few days off and a hectic schedule complete with frequent back-to-backs and even the rare back-to-back-to-back gauntlet thrown in, teams are going to be tested and star players overworked...

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  10. Australian Open 2012: Is This Year Setting Up as Greatest Semifinal of All Time?

    Without question Novak Djokovic , Rafael Nadal , Roger Federer and Andy Murray are the most accomplished top four seeds to ever play in the same era...

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  11. Australian Open 2012: 5 Young Competitors Officially on Our 2012 Radar

    Why focus on the greatest top-four players to ever play the game at one time when we can look to the next crop of up-and-coming talent? Djokovic, Nadal, Federer and Murray are clearly ...

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  12. Australian Open 2012: 5 Compelling Storylines Heading into Week 2

    With Aussie hopeful Bernard Tomic out having fallen to Roger Federer in straight sets, the weight of the nation falls on the shoulders of Lleyton Hewitt , who likely won't be crushed by the heavy burden, but rather his opponent Novak Djokovic ...

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  13. Australian Open 2012: 10 Most Memorable Story Lines from Week 1

    Week one is in the books at the Australian Open and not much has changed in the men's game. The top four seeds look as untouchable as ever with everyone hoping to pull off a shocking upset...

    David  Dietz Written by David Dietz about over 2 years ago 1,043 reads 5 comments

  14. Indiana Pacers: Toughest Stretch of the Season Starts at Los Angeles Lakers

    The Indiana Pacers are set to begin their toughest stretch of the season with 11 of the next 14 games coming against current playoff teams along with dates against the defending ...

    David  Dietz Written by David Dietz about over 2 years ago 2,322 reads 28 comments

  15. Roger Federer: 5 Reaons Fed-Ex Will Redeem Disappointing 2011 Campaign

    For the first time in what seemed like more than a century, Roger Federer didn't take home a Grand Slam title. For most players on tour, reaching a Grand Slam Finals, two Semifinals and a Quarterfinals would be a career year...

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  16. Australian Open 2012: Ranking Top Men's Contenders' Odds to Win It All

    With day one in the book and most of the big names - and local teen hero Bernard Tomic - through to the next round, the Australian Open is shaping up to be a fantastic two weeks of tennis...

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  17. Indiana Pacers: Grading Each Pacer Through the First 10 Games

    At 7-3, the Indiana Pacers are one of the surprise teams in the East and playing as well as anyone in the conference outside of the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat ...

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  18. NBA Power Rankings: Early Season Eastern Conference Rankings

    A lot is changing in the East. The Indiana Pacers and Philadelphia 76ers are on the rise while the Knicks and Celtics seem to have regressed. The two teams that remain the same are the class of the East, the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls ...

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  19. Australian Open 2012: Men's Darkhorses We Are Dying to See

    As the tour prepares for this year's Australian Open, the reality is that with Djokovic, Nadal, Federer and Murray all at the top of their game and the likes of Ferrer, Berdych, Tsonga ...

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  20. Australian Open 2012: Novak Djokovic and Men with the Best Chance to Win

    Just because Novak Djokovic enters as the world's No. 1 does not make him the runaway favorite for the Australian Open...

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  21. Indiana Pacers: 5 Areas the Pacers Must Improve Upon to Challenge in the East

    The Indiana Pacers are balanced offensively, relentless defensively and are one of the best rebounding teams in the league...

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  22. Georgetown Hoyas: The Hoyas Must Rebound Strong from a Tough Loss to WVU

    Going in I had a bad feeling about this game. The Mountaineers came on the heels of a thrilling Georgetown comeback victory over Marquette...

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  23. Indiana Pacers Bomb First True Test of the Season Against the Miami Heat

    After an early cupcake schedule, the Indiana Pacers rolled into Miami for their first true test of the season brimming with confidence. Three hours of abysmal basketball later, the Pacers left with their tails through their legs dejected...

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  24. Georgetown Hoyas Pull off Thrilling Comeback Versus Marquette

    There is no quit in this young Hoyas team. Down 17 midway through the second half, the Hoyas looked lifeless. The defense was porous, the offense inept and the crowd near silent...

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  25. Indiana Pacers: 5 Reasons They Can Contend in the East

    Two years ago, if you said that the Pacers would contend this season, even the diehard Indy fans would have probably laughed at you...

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