1. Alabama Crimson Tide Football: 8 Players Who Are Key to the 2011 Season

    It is always a great thing for college football when the unique energy is there. Just about every year that they put out 22 starters: Notre Dame, Michigan, Alabama, USC, Oklahoma and Texas will be ranked in the preseason top 25...

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  2. NFL: Predictions and Storylines for All 32 Teams

    2011 might just be one of the most important NFL seasons in a very long time. After a rather lengthy lockout, the NFL needs to prove that it was really all the wait and worry...

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  3. College Basketball Predictions: Who's on Top of the Very Early Season Top 15?

    This season promises to be one of the more special, we've had in college basketball in a while and we can all thank the greedy NBA owners...

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  4. College Football: How Every Top 20 Team Could Be Upset in the First Week

    If you asked a sober college football fan to name one of the reasons they love sports, they will probably not name the BCS but will name upsets as one of their many reasons they love this great sport...

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  5. College Football: Predictions for Every ACC Team

    For most of this week the college football media coverage has been beyond annoying, ignorant, and has been somewhat inexcusable...

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  6. NBA Lockout: 10 Players Who Could Be Traded Once the Lockout Ends

    The NBA lockout is depressing for many reasons but one of the reasons that really sticks out is that we are missing possibly one of the most active trading periods in NBA history...

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  7. NFL Preseason: Top 10 Young Players No One Is Talking About

    The fascinating thing about "The Brady 6" is not only the fact that scouts, GMs and coaches thought that six quarterbacks were better than Brady but that they thought that thought that 198 players were better than Tom Brady ...

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  8. College Basketball Predictions: 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat This Season

    The hottest of all hot seats in college sports is the seat in which just about every basketball coach that does not bring his team to the Final Four sits...

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  9. Carolina Panthers: Ranking Jeremy Shockey and the Rest of the New Acquisitions

    To say the Carolina Panthers have been busy this offseason would be a drastic understatement. In an effort to bury any remains of the atrocious 2010 season, the Panthers have basically ...

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  10. Denver Broncos: Why Kyle Orton Should Get the Reins Over Tim Tebow

    The 1998 Denver Broncos were everything a fan wants in a football team. They had a record-breaking running back who had swagger yet appeared to be humble in Terrell Davis...

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  11. James Harrison: Why the Pittsburgh Steelers LB Did Not Really Say Anything Wrong

    The plague of political correctness has put us in a very awkward relationship with free speech. Americans will tell you that we hate political correctness because it has slowly and painfully killed our First Amendment right of freedom of speech...

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  12. Carolina Panthers 2011 Preview: Get Your Cam-Eras Ready!

    It is tough to be fan of a really bad football team. Game days seem like something to punish you instead of something that you take pride in...

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  13. College Sports: When Was the Most Intense College Rivalry of All Time?

    Rivalries are one of the many reasons that we love college sports. We often can rattle off the most important rivalries in college sports in a matter of seconds because these rivalries become such an important part of our lives...

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  14. Can the Detroit Lions Be a Surprise Playoff Team in 2011?

    There are only a few things you can count on in life. You will have an interaction daily with someone who whines about how high gas prices are. You will be fed celebrity gossip just about every day that you do not really care about...

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  15. Why the New-Look Washington Wizards Could Be an NBA Playoff Team Next Season

    On April 13, 2011, the Washington Wizards' regular season ended with a loss to what had become professional basketball's punch line, the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  16. NBA Draft 2011: Why the Cavaliers Should Take Enes Kanter with the No.1 Pick

    If you watched the Nike Hoops Summit in April of 2010, you knew who the best amateur basketball player in the world was. The Portland crowd witnessed one of the best statistic performances in that events history...

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  17. U.S. Open: Time for Golf to Stop Being a "Gentleman's Game" and Move Forward

    I remember the 2008 US Open more vividly than I remember anything that has ever happened in Golf . I remember the wounded Goliath that was Tiger Woods taking on an arguably even ...

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  18. NBA Finals 2011: Did Dirk Nowitzki Just Have the Most Valuable Playoff Ever?

    April 23, 2011 We could not believe it happened again. It was Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinals and Dallas just blew a 22-point lead to the Portland Trailblazers...

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  19. The Official Dallas Mavericks Awards, Presented by Zookeeper

    I remember my Little League Baseball experiences rather easily. I remember them because I was so large when I played Little League Baseball that I was getting beaned even in coach pitch...

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  20. College Basketball: Why the NBA Lockout Will Result in the Greatest Season Ever

    As I turned on my television to tune into Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Finals, I remember whispering to myself, "Try to enjoy these last few games as much as possible...

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  21. Shaquille O'Neal: One of the Greatest Players and Personalities Ever

    There are good basketball players; there are great basketball players; there are special players; and then there is Shaquille O'Neal...

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  22. College Football: Instead of Blaming Ohio State, Blame a Corrupt System

    Think of your average college football player at a big university. This player still has dreams of going pro but they will likely never see the field even in college...

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  23. NFL Lockout: Why the Lockout Might Actually Be an Issue of Public Safety

    The NFL lockout is something that we are almost forcing ourselves not to think about. Thinking about Sundays without pro football is just immensely depressing: thinking ...

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  24. LeBron James Could Be Next Michael Jordan: Why Scottie Pippen Is Right

    There are sporting conversations that are not even worth having. The conversation about whether someone will ever break Joe DiMaggio's 55-game hit streak in baseball; the conversation ...

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  25. 2011 NBA Draft: Why This NBA Draft Might Be the Most Important in Recent History

    Sports fans will tell you the reason that they love sports is parity. Parity is the reason that fans can go from wondering who their team is going to draft with the third pick to planning Super Bowl parties...

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