1. College Football Top 40, Week 9: Clemson, Kansas State Stumble

    For the second consecutive week, the ranks of the unbeatens in the Football Bowl Subdivision were culled by two. This week, it was Clemson and Kansas State who took their first losses of the season...

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  2. NFL Picks, Week 8: Kansas City Chiefs in a Big Monday Nighter?

    Much of the national attention this week has focused on a pair of AFC stalwarts renewing acquaintances when the New England Patriots visit the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and on ...

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  3. World Series 2011: Will Texas Rangers Bounce Back in Game 7?

    No team in Major League Baseball has played more games without winning a World Series title than the Texas Rangers ...

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  4. Terrell Owens Not Done Despite Lack of Interest in California Workout

    Terrell Owens had a nice workout for a lot of his friends in the media on Tuesday. The erstwhile NFL wide receiver wanted to showcase his healthful vigor following knee surgery ...

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  5. NFL Power Rankings Week 8: Green Bay Packers on a Different Level

    Week 7 in the NFL was, in many respects, the worst collective showing by the National Football League that I can remember in a long time. The Monday night prime time affair between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars was eye-bleedingly awful..

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  6. Purdue's Rob Henry Among Student-Athletes Looking for Their Fair Share

    While Tuesday's college sports headlines centered around West Virginia's pending move from the Big East Conference to the Big 12 Conference, there was another potentially much larger story happening...

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  7. Tim Tebow Gives Denver Broncos, Fans a Little Bit of Everything

    Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow may be the most polarizing figure in the NFL , with opinion about the second-year quarterback from Florida breaking one of two ways in most cases, with very little middle ground...

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  8. College Football Top 40 Shuffled After Oklahoma, Wisconsin Go Down

    The ranks of the unbeatens shrunk in Week 8 from 10 to eight, with Wisconsin roaring back from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter only to fall at Michigan State on a 44-yard Hail Mary on the game’s final play...

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  9. NFL Week 7 Picks, and Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts in Prime Time?

    Is this another one we can blame on the lockout? The early-season prime time NFL games have been pretty bad. Last Sunday night featured the one-win Minnesota Vikings at Chicago, where they lost by 29...

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  10. Rangers vs. Cardinals Game 1: Tony La Russa's Imprint Marks St. Louis Victory

    As Game 1 of the Rangers vs. Cardinals World Series approached on Wednesday night, managers Tony La Russa and Ron Washington were shown in pregame coverage...

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  11. NFL Power Rankings Week 7: Green Bay Packers Have Company at the Top

    Pretenders have become contenders. Contenders look like pretenders. We've seen it all in the first six weeks of an NFL season different from any other that came before it...

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  12. Missouri, Houston Jump on College Football Realignment Bandwagon

    Conference realignment talks continue to dominate the scene in college football like never before. We're roughly halfway through a season in which 10 teams are still sporting unblemished ...

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  13. College Football Rankings 2011: Top 40 Teams Heading into Week 8

    Thirteen teams entered Week 7 of the college football season unbeaten. Ten of those teams remained perfect when everything was said and done on Saturday...

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  14. Justin Verlander Delivers When Detroit Tigers Need Him Most

    It has already been a magical season for the Detroit Tigers and their ace, Justin Verlander . The Tigers took apart the American League Central after the All-Star break, turning ...

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  15. Terry Francona, Josh Beckett, Jon Lester, John Lackey Trashed by Sox "Sources"

    We've become used to the unnamed source in the American media. It was unnamed sources who helped expose the Watergate cover-up to Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein...

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  16. David Stern Still Wins, Kenyon Martin Helps Players Lose

    David Stern has been around the NBA at some level for 45 years, serving as an outside legal counsel for the league in 1966 and rising through the organization until he was named commissioner in 1984...

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  17. Detroit Lions don't disappoint in official coming-out party

    There was a lot on the line for the Detroit Lions on Monday night. For the first time in a decade, this franchise that has spent the entirety of the new millennium as a punch line was in the national spotlight...

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  18. NFL Power Rankings: Oct. 11

    San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers (22) returns an interception for a 31-yard touchdown Sunday as teammate Dashon Goldson looks for someone to block...

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