1. Rockets vs. Lakers: LA in for Another Long Night Against Houston

    It's been an up-and-mostly-down season for the Los Angeles Lakers. They fired Mike Brown just five games into the season and replaced him with Mike D'Antoni , but they continue to struggle, sitting at just 15-18...

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  2. Super Bowl 2013: Which Teams Have the Easiest Path to New Orleans?

    We're down to the final four teams in each conference. Eight teams remain, and their sights are set on Super Bowl XLVII . The top seeds have the benefit of playing at home throughout the playoffs...

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  3. Alabama vs. Notre Dame: What We Learned About A.J. McCarron in BCS Championship

    What 22-year-old kid has it better than Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron ? After leading the Alabama Crimson Tide to a second consecutive BCS National Championship, McCarron has cemented his legacy in college football...

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  4. Celtics vs. Knicks: How Carmelo Anthony Will Carve Up the Celtics

    There aren't many must-win games in the NBA in January. But an early-season division game between one of the best teams in basketball (the New York Knicks ) and a team struggling ...

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  5. NFL MVP 2013: Why Adrian Peterson Will Beat out Peyton Manning

    It was yet another memorable regular season in the NFL . From the infamous "Fail Mary" to Chuck Pagano's battle with leukemia, the 2012 season has been riddled with storylines ...

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  6. Alabama vs. Notre Dame 2013: How the Fighting Irish Can Keep It Close

    Head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are heavy favorites to win a second consecutive national championship on Monday night. Alabama is a 9.5-point favorite over the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish...

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  7. 4 Most Dangerous Teams Left in Playoffs After Wild Card Weekend

    After Wild Card Weekend, we're down to the final four in each conference. So it's only fitting that we take a look at the four most dangerous teams in the league right now. Some teams didn't play last week, but enter their postseason with momentum...

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  8. NFL Playoffs: Who's the Super Bowl Favorite on the Eve of the Playoffs?

    The NFL postseason field is set. Six teams in each division will compete for the rights to go to New Orleans and play in Super Bowl XLVII . All the action kicks off tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 p...

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  9. The NFL Playoffs According to Madden 13 Simulation

    In a league full of parity where anything can happen on any given Sunday, it can be nearly impossible to predict how games will play out. But fortunately, EA Sports has given football fans the gift of Madden to simulate these potential outcomes...

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  10. 5 NBA Early-Season Studs Who Are Due for 2nd-Half Letdowns

    Early in the 2012 season, a handful of NBA players have been pleasant surprises for their respective teams...

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  11. Orange Bowl 2013: How Northern Illinois Offense Will Frustrate Florida State

    The Florida State Seminoles are heavy favorites headed into the 2013 Orange Bowl. After all, the Northern Illinois Huskies come from a weaker conference and are playing with an interim head coach...

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  12. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Matchups to Watch on Wild Card Weekend

    The first round of the 2012 playoffs offers a full slate of competitive games. The fifth-seeded Seattle Seahawks may be the hottest team in the NFC and have the pieces in place to make a run to the Super Bowl...

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  13. Power Ranking the Matchups from the 1st Round of the NFL Playoffs

    The first round of the NFL playoffs offers four great matchups . A compelling case can be made for all eight teams to win, just as an argument can be made that any of the four games is the "best...

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  14. What's Next for Every Team Eliminated from the NFL Playoff Picture?

    The 2012 NFL regular season is over. Twelve teams are still playing, while 20 teams will be watching the playoffs from home. But for those 20 NFL teams, the offseason starts immediately...

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  15. 5 NBA Rookies Who Are Proving Draft Experts Wrong

    People are always ready to label draft prospects as "sleepers" or "busts" before they even set foot on the court...

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  16. NBA Power Rankings: Who's Hot and Who's Not in the Association

    Slightly over one-third of the NBA season is now in the books. There are a couple mainstays atop the league—the Miami Heat appear to be better than ever following their NBA ...

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  17. Notre Dame Football: Why Fighting Irish Will Overwhelm Alabama

    With the 2013 BCS National Championship approaching, there is certainly no shortage of storylines . Two of the most historic, old-school programs in the country will face off for the highest honor in college football—the No...

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  18. 2013 NFL Draft: Top Stars Leaving School Too Soon

    Underclassmen usually tell the story of how the NFL draft's first round unfolds. There are typically a handful of underclassmen in the "lottery" part of the draft, often defining an entire class...

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  19. NFL News: Latest Injuries Hurting Super Bowl Hopes

    Injuries are a part of football. Coaches don't want to use them as an excuse for poor play, and players don't want to answer questions about their health...

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  20. 5 Keys to Clinching a Postseason Berth for the Chicago Bears

    Headed into the final week of the regular season, the Chicago Bears are very much in the playoff race. Four NFC teams have locked up a playoff spot, while the No...

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  21. NFL Playoff Picture: Breaking Down What Week 16 Results Mean

    Before Week 16, the NFL playoff picture had a number of potential outcomes. But thanks to several key matchups, the playoffs have suddenly begun to come into focus. The Baltimore Ravens avoided a complicated scenario in Week 17...

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  22. Tim Tebow: Which NFL Teams Would Be Best for Him in 2013?

    The New York Jets have benched Mark Sanchez for the final two games of the regular season. But instead of replacing him with Tim Tebow , the Jets will start Greg McElroy at quarterback...

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  23. Green Bay Packers: What Will Charles Woodson's Role Be When He Returns?

    Packers defensive back Charles Woodson hasn't played since the Oct. 21 game against the St. Louis Rams . Woodson suffered a broken collarbone and was initially expected to be out about six weeks...

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  24. NFL Postseason Push: Making Sense of Cluttered Playoff Picture

    There are already a handful of teams that have their tickets punched for the postseason. However, when it comes down to the AFC North, the NFC West, and the Wild Cards, the playoff picture becomes a complete and utter mess...

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  25. Forecasting the 2013 Playoffs If the NFL Used a March Madness Bracket

    The NFL is rumored to be considering expanding the playoffs from 12 to 16 teams. If the league had a 16-team playoff format this season, the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins would still be in contention...

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