1. Lakers Rumors: Marcus Smart, Elfrid Payton and More Draft Buzz

    After a season worth forgetting, there is justifiably a fair bit of anticipation heading into this draft, an unfamiliar sensation for many Los Angeles Lakers fans...

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  2. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 6

    Three draws (two of them on Tuesday). Two matches without any goals. That's it. Suffice to say, the World Cup thus far has been thrilling, enthralling, magical or any other adjective you might prefer...

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  3. NBA Mock Draft 2014: Analyzing Most Important Picks of 1st Round

    It's rare we come into a draft with certainties—and this year is no exception—but it sure seems likely that the top three picks in this year's draft will be Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker in some order...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 28,958 reads 7 comments

  4. Argentina World Cup Roster 2014: Starting XI and Squad Analysis

    When Argentina open their 2014 World Cup campaign against Bosnia-Herzegovina, they'll not only be the favorites to cruise through Group F—which also includes Iran and Nigeria—but ...

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  5. Stanley Cup Final 2014: Why Kings' Playoff Run Is 1 of Hockey's Best Ever

    Every memorable champion has to have some type of definable quality that marks their legacy years down the line. Maybe they were the plucky underdogs that did the improbable and in the process became America's darlings...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 2,677 reads 27 comments

  6. World Cup Bracket 2014: Latest Predictions for All Groups Before Day 4 Results

    After three days at the World Cup, I found myself thinking one thing over and over again. "Man, I hope this tournament never ends...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 10,211 reads 0 comments

  7. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Cheat Sheet for Entire 1st Round

    If you're like me, you can't wait for the NBA draft. If you're like me, you live in a lottery city (Philadelphia) with a team that has come under rough times recently and can't wait to see how this draft changes the fortunes of the franchise...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 1,060 reads 1 comments

  8. Italy World Cup Roster 2014: Starting XI and Squad Analysis

    Only Brazil (five) have won more World Cup titles than Italy (four), and the Italians will be looking to even things up in Brazil in 2014. Looking over the roster, it appears they have the talent to make a deep run in this year's tournament...

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  9. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 3

    Goooooooaaaaaaaallllllllll! Golazo! What a strike! Oh, that was a sensational finish! Magisterial! There are a lot of ways to describe a goal, and there have already been plenty of brilliant tallies in this year's World Cup...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 1,921 reads 0 comments

  10. World Cup Bracket 2014: Latest Predictions for All Groups Before Day 3 Results

    Two groups down, six groups to go. After two days at the World Cup, we've learned a lot. The officiating is awful, Neymar is awesome, Mexico is revived, the Spanish empire ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 14,307 reads 0 comments

  11. Mexico vs. Cameroon 2014: El Tri's Resilience Bodes Well for World Cup Chances

    The "Dos" in Giovani dos Santos' name currently stands for the number of incorrectly disallowed goals he scored against Cameroon in Mexico's World Cup opener...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 502 reads 0 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts as Netherlands Dominates Spain 5-1 in 2014 World Cup

    Brazil just got a lot more orange. Or "Oranje," if you prefer. On Friday, the Netherlands absolutely dominated and embarrassed Spain, beating them, 5-1, in one of the most shocking World Cup results in years...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 16,101 reads 67 comments

  13. Twitter Reacts to Robin Van Persie's Brace vs. Spain

    The 2014 World Cup has an early contender for golazo of the tournament. Trailing Spain 1-0 with the first half nearly over, the Dutch needed a moment to jolt them back into the game...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 41,606 reads 88 comments

  14. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 2

    Daaaaaaas Boooooot! While fans of Beerfest know there is a difference between Das Boot and the Golden Boot, the excitement in conquering both is palpable...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 834 reads 0 comments

  15. US Open Golf 2014 Leaderboard: Live Look at Day 2 Scores and Overall Predictions

    For at least one year, we might consider renaming the U.S. Open the "U.S. Open Massacre." That's the type of dominance—nay, historical dominance—we've seen atop the leaderboard thus far...

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  16. England World Cup 2014: Schedule, Roster and Starting XI Predictions

    They are young. They are in a difficult group that includes Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica. Their best finish since 1966 was a spot in the semifinals in 1990...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 26,217 reads 0 comments

  17. USA Denies Report FIFA Says to Be Ready If 2022 World Cup Is Not in Qatar

    United States Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has denied a report that the U.S. was told by FIFA to be ready to host the 2022 World Cup if Qatar does not...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 191,357 reads 151 comments

  18. Croatia Coach Niko Kovac Speaks out After Controversial Match vs. Brazil

    Brazil's 3-1 win over Croatia in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday will perhaps look lopsided on paper, and the history books will likely remember Neymar 's brace more than anything else...

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  19. Twitter Reacts to Neymar, Oscar, Marcelo's Performance from Brazil vs. Croatia

    It wasn't always pretty. In fact, at times it was downright controversial. But Brazil opened their World Cup as hosts by earning a 3-1 win over Croatia...

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  20. World Cup 2014 Opening Ceremony: Twitter Reacts to Celebration from Brazil

    The 2014 World Cup Opening Ceremony in Brazil was a whirlwind of bright colors, dancers, music and, well, people on stilts dressed as walking trees. It was vibrant, bright and energetic...

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  21. Brazil World Cup Roster 2014: Starting XI and Squad Analysis

    When Brazil won the 2013 Confederations Cup and trounced Spain in the final, 3-0, they served notice to the rest of the world a year in advance of the World Cup— the Selecao aren't to be trifled with...

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  22. Bacary Sagna Transfer Rumours: Latest Gossip Surrounding Former Arsenal Star

    Most Arsenal supporters have likely made their peace with Bacary Sagna leaving the club this summer. It hasn't exactly been a secret that he would be departing, after all, and he gave Arsenal some truly excellent seasons to be remembered by...

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  23. Atlanta Falcons Chosen to Be on 2014 Edition of 'Hard Knocks'

    One of the highlights of the summer each year is HBO's annual miniseries Hard Knocks , which follows one NFL team through its training camp, preseason games and the process of cutting players and making executive decisions...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 33,044 reads 138 comments

  24. Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea: Latest Transfer Details, Reaction and More

    Updates from Sunday, June 15 Cesc Fabregas has spoken about his move to Chelsea from Barcelona (via Sid Lowe of The Guardian ): “When I decided that my time ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 86,957 reads 747 comments

  25. World Cup 2014 Groups Schedule: Fixtures, TV Info for All Matchups

    There are a few excuses for not watching every match of this year's World Cup. Work is one. A general desire to go outside and feel the sunlight might be another. Any type of personal injury is understandable...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 335 reads 0 comments