1. Nets Deny Interest in Phil Jackson, Announce Plan to Stick with PJ Carlesimo

    Phil Jackson might return to an NBA bench at some point this season, but it's not going to be with the Brooklyn Nets . As reported by ESPN New York 's Mike Mazzeo, Nets GM Billy King not only put his support behind interim head coach P...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about over 1 year ago 11,253 reads 27 comments

  2. Robert Griffin III: Making the Case for Redskins QB in Rookie of the Year Race

    The race for the NFL 's Offensive Rookie of the Year award isn't really a race at all, as Washington's Robert Griffin III has broken away from the rest of the pack. Forget the whole "rookie" label for a second...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Irish Defense Will Shut Down Alabama in BCS Title Game

    Notre Dame has the best defense in the country—and that unit is going to bring a BCS National Championship back to South Bend, Ind...

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  4. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Predicting Outcome of Projected Wild Card Games

    While there's still a week left of the NFL regular season, it's never too early to look ahead to what awaits us when the playoffs get underway...

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  5. UFC 155 Fight Card: Junior Dos Santos Will Retain Title vs Cain Velasquez

    Junior "Cigano" dos Santos will walk into—and out of— UFC 155 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas as the UFC Heavyweight Champion on Saturday night...

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  6. Eagles vs. Giants: Michael Vick's Return Will Be Too Much for Big Blue to Handle

    Michael Vick was the last person that the New York Giants wanted to see under center for the Philadelphia Eagles when the two teams meet on Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium...

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  7. NHL Lockout: Latest Offer Cause for Optimism as Point of No Return Approaches

    After months of misery, there's actually cause for hockey fans to be optimistic about the NHL returning to action. For as miserable as the lockout has been, it's almost over...

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  8. NFL Lines Week 17: Teams Sure to Cover Spread in Regular Season Finales

    It's Week 17 in the NFL , and we are presented with a number of intriguing matchups as the regular season—and meaningful football for more than half of the league—comes to an end...

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  9. UNLV vs. UNC: Runnin' Rebels Defense Will Be Too Much for Tar Heels to Handle

    No. 7 UNLV's defense is going to prove to be more than North Carolina can handle when the two meet at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill on Saturday night...

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  10. Southampton vs. Arsenal: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    On one side you've got Aresnal , a club that sits in seventh place on the Premier League table with 30 points, five points behind Chelsea for a coveted spot in the Top 3...

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  11. Sunderland vs. Tottenham: Live Stream Info and Preview for EPL Showdown

    Two squads coming off of big victories on Boxing Day face off in a crucial EPL match at the Stadium of Light on Saturday...

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  12. Winners and Losers of the 2013 MLB Offseason so Far

    When you get past all of the hyperbole, all of the advanced metrics and creative ways of saying the same thing, baseball is a game where everyone involved is ultimately judged by the same, basic principles...

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  13. Phil Jackson: Nets the Wrong Team for Zen Master to Make NBA Return With

    Phil Jackson coming out of retirement to coach the Brooklyn Nets is a terrible idea. Sure, replacing Avery Johnson with arguably the greatest coach in the history of the game sounds great in theory...

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  14. UCLA Basketball: Winning Battle of the Boards Key to Bruins Beating Missouri

    If UCLA (9-3) plans on beating its first ranked opponent of the 2012-13 season when No. 7 Missouri (10-1) takes the floor at Pauley Pavilion on Friday night, the Bruins must out-rebound the visitors...

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  15. NHL Lockout 2012: Players Must Accept Latest Offer from Owners and End Insanity

    With a new offer in hand from ownership, the NHL Players' Association finds itself in a position to end the NHL Lockout ...

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  16. All 30 MLB Teams' Biggest Surprise, Disappointment of 2012

    2012 has been a year full of wonderful surprises and crushing disappointments, some more wonderful and crushing than others...

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  17. NFL Predictions Week 17: Players That Will Reach Lofty Milestones as Season Ends

    While making the playoffs and winning the Super Bowl is the ultimate goal, there isn't an NFL player alive that doesn't want to put up gaudy numbers and, in some cases, rewrite the record books...

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  18. NFL Power Rankings Week 17: Teams That Will Improve Draft Pick in Season Finale

    Every team enters the final game of the regular season with a different objective. Those that have already clinched a spot in the playoffs simply hope to escape the game without ...

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  19. Cincinnati vs. Duke: Twitter Reaction, Postgame Recap and Analysis

    Duke's second fumble in the red zone led to an 83-yard touchdown pass from Cincinnati's Brendon Kay to Travis Kelce with less than a minute remaining to give the Cincinnati Bearcats ...

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  20. Tim Tebow: Backup QB Deserves to Start Final Game of Season for Jets

    After everything that he has put up with during the 2012 season, Tim Tebow deserves a chance to show what he can do in the final game of the season for the New York Jets ...

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  21. Pro Bowl Selections: Players That Don't Deserve a Spot in NFL's All-Star Game

    Name recognition and popularity ruled the day when the rosters were announced for the 2013 Pro Bowl , scheduled to be held on January 27 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii...

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  22. Comparing Each Top Hall of Fame Candidate's Stats to a Current HOF Player

    Not having to pay admission in Cooperstown means one thing—a player's numbers are good enough to merit inclusion in one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. For years, those numbers have been 3,000 hits, 500 home runs and 300 wins...

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  23. NFL Playoff Scenarios 2013: Predicting Which Teams Will Clinch First-Round Byes

    Snagging a first-round bye in the NFL playoffs is both a blessing and a curse. While it affords teams an extra week to prepare, gives players an additional week to rest and heal ...

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  24. NFL Predictions Week 17: Picking Winners of Crucial NFC Matchups

    Looking under the Christmas tree of the 2012-13 NFL playoffs, it's easy to tell which conference wrapped which gift...

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  25. UNC Basketball: Keys to Victory in Huge Nonconference Showdown vs. UNLV

    Only one game stands between North Carolina and the start of the ACC season, and unlike the Tar Heels' most recent opponent, McNeese State, this one poses a real threat: No. 20 UNLV...

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