1. Biggest Question Each MLB Team Must Answer in Final Week of Spring Training

    We've reached that critical juncture in every MLB spring training where the press-baiting bromides of late February will no longer suffice. Everyone isn't in the best shape of their life, and even if they were, only 25 can head north...

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  2. New York Jets: 5 Games Tim Tebow Will See Action in This Season

    Until otherwise informed, it appears that the New York Jets will use new quarterback Tim Tebow as an all-purpose backup and Wildcat specialist...

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  3. 50 Ugliest Baseball Card Photos Ever

    As the world's least photogenic person, I admit that this exercise contains heavy doses of hypocrisy. Were I talented enough to command a baseball card, one would no doubt find my ...

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  4. MLB Trade Needs: Every Team's Biggest Target Heading Toward Opening Day

    Having now had more than a month to evaluate their strengths, weaknesses and health, MLB teams can begin making final preparations for Opening Day. For the most part, that constitutes minor roster jostling and a few cut/keep decisions...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 6 Starting Pitchers to Target

    If you’re looking to build a dominant fantasy baseball rotation, my best advice is to enter a league populated by the lobotomized and select Roy Halladay, Justin Verlander, CC Sabathia and Clayton Kershaw in the final four rounds...

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  6. Power Ranking Top 50 Funniest Fantasy Baseball Team Names

    Face it, you suck at fantasy baseball and the only pleasure you're going to derive from this six-month slog is the smug satisfaction you get from creating a funny team name...

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  7. NFL Free Agency 2012: Report Card Grades for the 5 Biggest Deals

    The NFL ’s annual free-agent shopping spree has shifted into low gear and the rush to judgment is on...

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  8. 2012 NFL Free Agent Predictions: 10 Signings That History Will Vindicate

    Fortune, they say, favors the bold. That would bode well for teams making waves in this year's NFL free-agent market. After all, there is nothing bolder than building through free agency in a league slanted toward the draft and player development...

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  9. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Finding Landing Spots for the Top 12 Free Agents

    With the first set of flurries now behind us, it's time take stock of the NFL free-agency period and those big fish still uncaught. Who's out there? Where will they head? We'll answer both questions in the slides ahead, but first, a disclaimer...

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  10. 16 Biggest 'Homer' Announcers in MLB History

    Major League Baseball's many homer announcers fall into two rough categories: good and bad. Enlightening, I know. As always there is plenty of grey area in between, but that's the basic idea...

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  11. MLB Free Agents: Every Team's Potential Roster Cut That Would Surprise You

    They say spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, in baseball and in life. But you know how these life-cycle metaphors work, where there is rebirth there is also death—lots and lots of death...

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  12. 2012 MLB Spring Training: 7 Prospects Who Are Getting Noticed

    Oh gosh, look at me getting all giddy. Am I blushing? Oh gosh, I hope I’m not blushing. I know it’s only been a week, and I know that the games count for absolutely nothing...

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  13. 25 Biggest Cinderellas in Baseball History

    Who says there aren't any Cinderellas in baseball? Well, besides Buck Showalter . Forget him and his years of accumulated baseball wisdom. It's March, I'm in the fairy tale spirit and I'm not letting college basketball steal all the pixie dust...

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  14. 6 Cockiest Players in the NFL

    Call the football players on this list cocky if you must, but don’t say the word with such disdain. Arrogance, after all, is what makes the NFL so darn entertaining...

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  15. 2012 NFL Free Agent Predictions: 12 Teams in Play for Peyton Manning

    From the long-shots to the teams so damn close they can taste the vanilla, we're going through 12 teams in the running for quarterbacking legend and advertising guru Peyton Manning ...

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  16. NFL Rumors: 10 Whispers That May Have Some Validity

    Most rumors are garbage, in the NFL and otherwise. Why? Because the dressed-up version of telephone played by NFL insiders is really the same thing you played in elementary school, ...

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  17. MLB Power Rankings: All 30 Teams Ranked on Their Drafting Competence

    The MLB amateur draft is a hot freaking mess—thousands of players, dozens of rounds and thirty teams trying to make sense of it all...

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  18. 7 Best Defensive Shortstops in MLB

    The shortstop position is baseball’s Garden of Eden. Every great right-handed athlete begins in that paradise between second and third, summoned by the position’s incredible demands and celebrity cache...

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  19. NFL Trade Speculation: Which Stars Would Teams Be Willing to Trade?

    The only qualifying criteria for the following NFL trade scenarios are that they involve well-known players, and that they make some sort of personnel sense. That's it...

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  20. NFL Free Agents 2012: Predicting Where the Top 5 Free-Agent RBs Will Land

    The running backs available on this year’s free-agent market are a talented bunch, but the best of them are staying put. With such exciting players, I wish I had more exciting news to report, but that’s the truth...

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  21. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Ranking Every Player on the Market

    A project like this doesn't need much window dressing. What follows is a list of every unrestricted free agent this NFL offseason. Yep, all of them. Players are sorted by position and then ranked...

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  22. MLB's Top 5 Candidates for AL MVP This Season

    Based on what past voting tells us, the checklist for AL MVP voting looks something like this: Did you have a good year? Did your team have a good year? Did your team do ...

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  23. Comparing Each of MLB's Top 25 MLB Prospects to Past or Present Major Leaguers

    As the headline suggests, this is a list matching Major League Baseball's 25 best prospects with comparable players from the present and past. But don't take it too seriously. Comparing prospects to big leaguers is as inevitable as it is imprudent...

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  24. NFL Free Agency 2012: 6 Sleeper Free Agents Who Offer the Most Value

    Ask me what I value in an NFL free agent, and the answer is simple: versatility and obscurity. In other words, the opposite of what Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder values...

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  25. Which NFL Teams Have the Most Fair-Weather Fanbases?

    Fans of teams on this list will no doubt take offense with the fair-weather label. And yes, it is exactly what it sounds like...

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