1. Predicting Contracts for 2014's Top 25 Free Agents Based on This Winter's Deals

    If you thought the 2013 Hot Stove League had big-time free agents available, you haven't seen anything yet...

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  2. MLB Teams with the Best Chances of Making a Big Trade Before Opening Day

    If we've learned anything in baseball over the past six months, it's that trades can—and often do—come when you least expect them...

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  3. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: First Round Picks That Will Make a Major Impact as Rookies

    By the time the seven rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft have come to an end, teams around the league will believe that many of the selections that they made will be able to step in and contribute right away...

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  4. MLB Free Agents 2013: Latest Updates on Michael Bourn, Kyle Lohse and More

    With each day that we inch closer to pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training, time keeps on ticking on the futures of Michael Bourn , Kyle Lohse and the other top free agents that remain unsigned...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 9,557 reads 7 comments

  5. NFL Playoff Bracket 2013: Key Matchups in Saturday's Divisional Round Action

    By the time Saturday Night Live starts on NBC, the field of eight teams vying for a spot in Super Bowl XLVII will have been reduced by two...

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  6. Each MLB Team's Biggest Missed Opportunity in the Offseason

    When opportunity knocks, some teams answer the door. Others shut off all of the lights and pretend that nobody's home...

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  7. Tim Tebow: Polarizing Quarterback Must Change Positions to Save NFL Career

    Tim Tebow wakes up this morning with a decision to make. Does he continue to stand firm in his belief that he can be a successful quarterback in the NFL despite all the evidence ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 1,488 reads 6 comments

  8. Australian Open 2013: TV Schedule, Live Streaming, Radio and Tournament Preview

    There will be no shortage of exciting action and compelling storylines when the 101st edition of the Australian Open gets under way on Monday morning in Melbourne...

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  9. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Running Backs Who Will Struggle in Divisional Round

    The deeper you get into the NFL playoffs, the less room running backs find to make a play in. While four of the eight playoff teams still playing feature a running back that picked ...

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  10. Rob Chudzinski: Browns Take Step in the Right Direction with New Head Coach

    While he certainly doesn't have a lengthy resume or the name recognition that some of the other head coaches the Cleveland Browns were reportedly interested in, hiring Rob Chudzinski was a step in the right direction for the beleaguered franchise...

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  11. Manny Pacquiao: Sharing Card with Juan Manuel Marquez Would Be Risky Move

    Manny Pacquiao is going to fight again, but he should be mindful of when—and where—that next fight occurs...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 18,972 reads 35 comments

  12. Duke vs North Carolina State: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Info, Preview and More

    The best college basketball team in the land, the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils (15-0), will be shorthanded when it takes on one of its biggest rivals, the No. 20 North Carolina State Wolfpack (13-2) in a crucial early-season ACC matchup...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 3,670 reads 23 comments

  13. Best Fits for Tim Tebow After Jaguars Rule out Interest in Star QB

    Well, it doesn't look like embattled New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow will be honing his craft in the state of Florida anytime soon...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 4,472 reads 7 comments

  14. One Impending Free Agent from Each MLB Team Who Will Re-Sign for 2014

    While we've yet to even get spring training underway for the 2013 season, it's never too early to look ahead to what awaits us when the World Series comes to its conclusion and the Hot Stove League heats up once again...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 742 reads 2 comments

  15. 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Why Each Top Candidate Failed to Get Inducted

    Confusion and fear—that's why nobody on this year's Hall of Fame ballot was inducted, as we learned via the BBWAA 's official Twitter account : No players elected ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,065 reads 10 comments

  16. MLB Teams That Will Now Need to Turn to Trades to Fill Gaping Holes

    At this point of the MLB offseason, you can count the number of truly impact players still available via free agency on one hand...

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  17. NFL Mock Draft 2013: First-Round Predictions Following Alabama vs. Notre Dame

    With Alabama's domination of Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game, the college football season has come to a close. In other words, there's no more game film for front offices around the NFL to accumulate...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 20,530 reads 4 comments

  18. Texans vs. Patriots: Lack of Big-Game Experience Will Prove Costly for Houston

    When the Houston Texans and New England Patriots meet on Sunday afternoon in the final divisional round game of the weekend, Houston's lack of big-game experience will prove costly...

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  19. MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Win-Win Trades That Need to Happen

    While it is far easier to spend money on a free agent than it is to give up a player (or players) that teams believe have value in a trade, general managers around baseball are beginning ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 22,119 reads 73 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Feuding Superstars Must Learn to Coexist If Season Will Be Saved

    Something's amiss in Los Angeles, and it very well may be the relationship between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard that's holding the team back...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,863 reads 3 comments

  21. Arsenal Transfer Rumors: Adding Adrian Lopez Would Be the Wrong Move for Gunners

    Arsenal should add a striker during the January transfer window, but Atletico Madrid 's Adrian Lopez shouldn't be the choice for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners. Goal...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 5,121 reads 4 comments

  22. Assessing Manti Te'o's NFL Draft Stock After Notre Dame's BCS Championship Loss

    The BCS National Championship Game wasn't a good one for Manti Te'o and Notre Dame, as Alabama dominated from start to finish, winning its second consecutive title by a score of 42-14...

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  23. Pacers and Coach Frank Vogel Agree to Contract Extension

    Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel will be roaming the sidelines at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the foreseeable future after the team extended his contract on Monday afternoon, ...

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  24. NFL Playoff Predictions: Underrated Players Who Will Shine in Divisional Round

    Superstars may get all of the attention, but no matter which one of them you asked, they'd all point to the often-overlooked members of a team's roster as the keys to their team's success...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 2,973 reads 3 comments

  25. Pau Gasol Injury: Latest Updates on Lakers Star's Concussion

    Those calling for a Los Angeles Lakers team that doesn't include Pau Gasol have gotten another glimpse of what the team looks like without him, but that will change soon. UPDATE: Sunday, Jan...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about almost 2 years ago 12,732 reads 41 comments