1. Spurs vs. Heat: San Antonio Must Win Game 2 to Win 5th Title

    Game 2 of the NBA Finals is a must-win for the San Antonio Spurs . As much as the Miami Heat need a win on their home floor in the second game of the 2013 NBA Finals, the Spurs need one just as badly...

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  2. Belmont Stakes 2013 Lineup: Breaking Down This Year's Test of the Champion Field

    The field is set for the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes. That 2013 group consists of a 14-horse lineup, the largest at Belmont Park since 14 horses competed in the Test of the Champion in 1996...

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  3. Belmont Stakes 2013 TV Schedule: Coverage Info and Final Predictions

    Viewing the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes isn ’t going to be difficult. The 2013 edition of the final leg to the Triple Crown will be live on NBC’s TV network and also live streamed from the network’s website...

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  4. Rafael Nadal Back in Elite Form Heading into French Open 2013 Finals

    Rafael Nadal proved he is back at the top of his game after a marathon win over Novak Djokovic in the 2013 French Open semifinals. Nadal was dominant at times against the ATP’s top-ranked player in the world...

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  5. Belmont Stakes Picks: Predicting Top 3 in Triple Crown's Final Leg

    There is always some uncertainty when trying to pick winners at the Belmont Stakes. The 2013 edition shouldn ’t be any easier to predict due to the large 14-horse field, the largest at Belmont Park since 1996 ...

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  6. Spruce Meadows National 2013: Top Remaining Events to Watch in Calgary

    The best is yet to come at the 2013 Spruce Meadows National. This year’s event will be in full steam this weekend in Calgary, Canada, and there is plenty of exciting action left...

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  7. 2013 MLB Draft: First-Round Prospects Ready to Take Big Leagues by Storm

    Teams won’t know what they have in their 2013 MLB draft picks until seasons from now. The long process of shaping and developing young talent will ensure most of these prospects ...

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  8. Nadal vs. Ferrer: Predicting Men's French Open Final at Roland Garros

    It’s decided. Rafael Nadal will face countryman David Ferrer in the 2013 French Open finals. The two Spaniards sealed their destiny after winning their respective semifinals matchups on Friday...

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  9. NBA Finals 2013: Top Storylines to Watch in Remainder of Heat vs. Spurs Series

    The rested San Antonio Spurs stole Game 1 of the 2013 NBA Finals from the Miami Heat after trailing for much of the evening...

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  10. NBA Rumors: Latest on Vacant Coaching Positions Around the League

    With Denver firing head coach George Karl (h/t NBA.com ), a slew of rumors have popped up around the NBA about his next landing spot. Karl isn ’t the only coach rumored to be on the verge of scoring a new job elsewhere...

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  11. French Open 2013 Results: Recapping Thursday's Women's Semifinals Action

    The 2013 French Open women’s finals are set, with Serena Williams , the World Tennis Association's No. 1-ranked player squaring off against No. 2 Maria Sharapova in an epic final match set for at Roland Garros on Saturday, May 8...

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  12. Rafael Nadal's Keys to Equaling All-Time French Open Title Record

    Rafael Nadal already holds the French Open record for titles during the Open era of tennis. His seventh Roland Garros championship in 2012 put him in the driver's seat of ...

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  13. Jonathan Gray's Career Will Haunt Houston Astros For Passing on Prospect

    Jonathan Gray fell into the laps of the Colorado Rockies , who held the third-overall selection of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft...

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  14. Nadal vs. Djokovic: French Open Semifinals Will Determine Tournament Champion

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are competing for the rights to go to, and win, the 2013 French Open Final . We knew this could happen...

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  15. Serena Williams Is Unbeatable Heading into French Open Final vs. Maria Sharapova

    Is there any remaining doubt about Serena Williams ’ ability to succeed at the 2013 French Open ? After utterly obliterating fifth-seed Italian Sara Errani in the semifinals, you would be crazy to bet against her...

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  16. Belmont Stakes 2013 Field: Latest Odds and Predictions for Triple Crown Finale

    Oxbow and Orb will battle it out at the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes on June 8, 2013. The 14-horse field is the largest group since 14 colts took to the track in 1996...

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  17. 2013 MLB Mock Draft: Best Fits for Every Major League Team

    The MLB draft is a whole different monster when compared to other major sporting events. Expecting the unexpected is the best approach to Major League Baseball’s yearly 40-round selection process...

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  18. Belmont Stakes 2013: Dark Horses with Best Shot at Triple Crown Finale

    With the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby in the books, June’s Belmont Stakes is the last shot for owners to capture a prestigious, and bountiful, Triple Crown purse...

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  19. Prefontaine Classic 2013 Results: Daily Updates and Standings

    Named after legendary track and field star Steve Prefontaine, the Prefontaine Classic is one of the most respected and popular American track meets...

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  20. French Open 2013: Rafael Nadal Must Refocus to Capture 8th Roland Garros Title

    The 2013 French Open is getting interesting. Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal seems to be battling more than just his competitors on the court. Rafa was recently peeved by a perceived scheduling slight by the Roland Garros officials...

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  21. Belle Isle Grand Prix 2013: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

    This weekend’s Chevrolet Grand Prix Detroit Dual at Belle Isle Park is a chance for drivers to make—or break—their 2013 IndyCar season...

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  22. Yasiel Puig Would Catapult LA Dodgers Back into Contention

    Now is the time for Yasiel Puig to get his first crack at the big leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers need something, anything, to turn around a 2013 season that is slowly getting away from them...

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  23. French Open 2013: Stars with Most Riding on Performance at Roland Garros

    Several tennis greats must make strong pushes at the 2013 French Open . Winning the title at Roland Garros is easier said than done, especially for a group of the sport’s elite...

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  24. NBA Playoffs 2013: San Antonio Spurs' Resurgence Will End with 5th Title

    The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are still locked in a heated battle in the 2013 NBA playoffs. Regardless of the outcome of that series, the timeless San Antonio Spurs ...

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  25. Notre Dame Football: Malik Zaire Can Lead Irish Return to BCS If Given Chance

    Let’s face it; Everett Golson was an inhibiting factor on the success of the 2012 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program...

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