1. San Francisco Giants 2011: Cody Ross and 5 Heroes in Wake of Buster Posey Injury

    When a marquee player like Buster Posey hits the DL, veteran players like Cody Ross have to step up and shoulder the load. Posey is an especially difficult guy to replace...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 520 reads 1 comments

  2. Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Ranking the Trio After Wimbledon

    By winning Wimbledon last Saturday, Novak Djokovic altered the paradigm of modern-day tennis by becoming the first man not named Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal to hold the No...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,333 reads 32 comments

  3. MLB All-Star Game 2011: Power Ranking Every Starter Based on Most Deserving

    Some players, like Milwaukee's Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder, deserve All-Star selections every year. Others, like Detroit's Alex Avila, have surprised the league by their terrific play and are rewarded by a trip to the Midsummer Classic...

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  4. San Francisco Giants: 7 Reasons Freddy Sanchez's Injury Is the Most Devastating

    Freddy Sanchez was the last person the San Francisco Giants wanted to hit the disabled list. After losing their star catcher for the year, the Giants found some life with the hot bat of Freddy Sanchez...

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  5. Manchester United Transfer Rumors: Wesley Sneijder, Luka Modric, Nani and More

    Big names like Wesley Sneijder, Luka Modric and Nani could all be on the move soon. Even for Premier League Champion Manchester United , the transfer window is a busy time...

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  6. San Francisco Giants 2011: 5 Reasons Why the New Barry Zito Is for Real

    San Francisco Giants fans can expect more starts like the one last Tuesday from Barry Zito . The southpaw impressed in his first start back from the disabled list, allowing four hits and two runs over seven innings to earn the win...

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  7. Serie A Transfer Rumours: Javier Pastore, Alexis Sanchez and the Latest News

    Javier Pastore and Alexis Sanchez are soon to be on the move. Small market teams like Palermo and Udinese have a hard time keeping a hold of their stars...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball 2011: 10 Free Agent Pickups That Can Help You Win

    Picking up strikeout pitchers off the free-agent wire is an effective way to turn a mediocre fantasy team into a good one...

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  9. Roger Federer: 10 Reasons Why a Win at Wimbledon Is a Must for His Legacy

    Twenty-nine-year-old Roger Federer needs a strong showing at Wimbledon in 2011 to bolster his legacy. Federer is coming off an impressive display at the French Open, where he ended ...

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  10. NBA Draft 2011: Chris Singleton & 10 Great Picks for the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors need to draft a strong defensive player like Chris Singleton around whom they can build a new identity...

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  11. San Francisco Giants 2011: 5 Draft Picks with the Highest Bust Potential

    Brian Sabean and the San Francisco Giants took their fair share of risk/reward players in the 2011 MLB amateur draft. The Giants favored pitchers early and often, sprinkling in position players with high upside...

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  12. Chelsea Transfer Rumours: David Villa, Luka Modric, Drogba and the Latest News

    Luka Modric or David Villa could become the newest members of Chelsea . New boss Andre Villas-Boas enters his first offseason with a £100m transfer budget, and will surely ...

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  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Heath Bell and Each Team's Biggest Trade Rumor Magnet

    Players like San Diego's Heath Bell generate tons of media attention before any actual deal is in place. Fans and experts alike know when marquee players will soon be on the move and can't help but speculate about all the possible outcomes...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Jonathan Sanchez and 5 Sell-High Options for SF Giants

    Players like Jonathan Sanchez could very easily be right around their highest possible trade value. Even if he can still be useful to the Giants down the road, if the market rates ...

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  15. Wimbledon 2011: Top 20 Famous Tennis Fans You Can Expect to See

    For celebrities, like Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, events such as Wimbledon can be as much a social gathering as a sporting event. The two do love watching tennis, but are often invited to sit with other interesting people...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 7,696 reads 4 comments

  16. Michael Vick: 5 Reasons Why He's the Second-Best Left-Handed QB Ever

    Michael Vick is making a serious case to be considered among the best left-handed quarterbacks ever to play in the NFL ...

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  17. San Francisco Giants: Zack Wheeler and 10 Best Prospects in the Farm System

    While all the focus is on the major league club, Zack Wheeler and the San Francisco Giants of the future are developing their skills in the minor leagues...

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  18. NFL Free Agency: How Vince Young's Market Is Impacted by Terrelle Pryor

    Vince Young's chances of signing with an NFL team took a hit last week when Terrelle Pryor decided to enter the NFL...

    Barrett Hansen Written by Barrett Hansen about 3 years ago 1,374 reads 4 comments

  19. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri and the Latest News

    Arsenal are sitting in the lull before the storm—star players Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri are still technically with the club, but could be out the door any day...

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  20. MLB Trade Speculation: Carlos Beltran, Jered Weaver & 7 Possible Deadline Deals

    If they fall out of contention, teams like the New York Mets or Los Angeles Angels will look to deal their star players to alleviate their financial burden and rebuild for the future...

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  21. NFL Free Agency Speculation: 7 Quarterbacks Who Will Open 2011 on the Bench

    Most free agent NFL quarterbacks, even experienced ones like long-time Seattle Seahawk Matt Hasselbeck , will find themselves on the bench for the 2011 season opener. The lack of offseason has forced NFL players to organize their own workouts...

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  22. Seattle Mariners 2011: Michael Pineda and 5 Reasons for Strong Start

    The Seattle Mariners weren't supposed to be two-and-a-half games out of first in the second week of June. They were supposed to be in the cellar of the AL West, looking up at the A's, Angels and defending AL champion Rangers...

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  23. San Francisco Giants 2011: Nate Schierholtz's Top 5 Clutch Moments

    The San Francisco Giants have turned in two of the more exciting months in recent baseball memory. With eight walk-off wins and even more come-from-behind, late-inning victories, the Giants appear hell-bent on living up to their "torture" motto...

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  24. EPL Transfer Rumors: Cesc Fabregas and the 10 Most Intriguing Deals on the Table

    Even when not on the pitch, stars like Cesc Fabregas keep their name in the papers as rumors swirl during the offseason. While the other football has lockout troubles, the Premier League will be busy as always this summer...

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  25. European Soccer: Barcelona's Xavi and Iniesta and the Top 10 Midfield Duos

    A team with two star midfielders like Xavi and Andrés Iniesta has a huge competitive advantage—they can dictate the terms of the game, leaving opponents at their mercy...

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