1. Brewers vs. Diamondbacks: 10 Players Who Must Step Up for Milwaukee

    Players for the Milwaukee Brewers can’t sit back now. It’s only just begun. Milwaukee’s World Series chase begins Saturday with the first game of its series against the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

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  2. AL MVP Award: Handicapping the Race and Picking a Favorite

    What does it mean to be the Most Valuable Player? Every year the debate occurs. Does MVP mean the recipient was the best player in the league? Or does it mean the player was the ...

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  3. The 10 Best NFL Rookies in Fantasy Football

    Projecting how rookies will do in professional sports, before they've played a minute of their respective sport, is one of the most difficult things to do. It's much easier after they've strutted their stuff for a few games...

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  4. NFL Picks: 3 Favorites Who Will Cost You Money in Week 4

    In Week 3 of the NFL season, the Buffalo Bills (3-0) stunned the New England Patriots (2-1), 34-31. The Oakland Raiders (2-1) did the same to the New York Jets (2-1), 34-24. In Week 2, the Tennessee Titans knocked off the Baltimore Ravens, 26-13...

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  5. MLB Playoffs 2011: 5 Bold Postseason Predictions

    The 2011 MLB Postseason is nearly here. Get ready. October always brings excitement. It brings unexpected twists and turns. October is where champions are made. October separates the men from the boys...

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  6. Lions vs. Vikings: Minnesota Will Get First Win over Detroit

    The Minnesota Vikings can win in Week 3. This Sunday Minnesota (0-2) draws the ever-so-hot Detroit Lions (2-0) for an NFC North battle at Mall of America Field. Detroit enters the game blazing on all cylinders...

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  7. Broncos vs. Titans Week 3: 3 Reasons Tim Tebow Should Start This Game

    It’s Tim Tebow time. When the Denver Broncos selected Tebow 25th overall in the 2010 NFL draft, they should have expected what they have on their hands now: a quarterback controversy...

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  8. Boston Red Sox Free-Agent Options: 5 Replacements for David Ortiz If He Leaves

    David Ortiz may not be a member of the Boston Red Sox in 2012. The designated hitter, who’s been a member of the Sox since 2003 when they scooped him up from the Minnesota ...

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  9. Buccaneers vs. Vikings Week 2: 5 Things Minnesota Can Feel Good About

    The Minnesota Vikings put it all together for one half Sunday afternoon. They were up 17-0 on a Tampa Bay Buccaneers team that went 10-6 in 2010, and returned many of the same pieces...

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  10. Prince Fielder: 5 Things Milwaukee Must Do To Keep Star Slugger

    The Milwaukee Brewers and Prince Fielder have had a good run. Fielder has occupied the Brewers’ first base position for the past five-full seasons, and part of a sixth...

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  11. NFL Predictions Week 2: Donovan McNabb and 5 Stars Who Will Rebound

    Week 1 of the NFL season had plenty of stars who picked off right where they left off…or better. New England quarterback Tom Brady threw for 517 yards and four touchdowns on Monday Night Football...

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  12. Bob Knight and College Basketball's 6 Biggest Tirades

    There was a whole television show devoted to some of the amazing, outrageous, and unexpected things that came out of a child's mouth. Well, there should be a show devoted to college basketball coaches who say and do the darndest things...

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  13. Buccaneers vs. Vikings Week 2 Preview: 5 Keys to a Minnesota Victory

    One game into Minnesota’s 2011 campaign and the questions piled up: Does quarterback Donovan McNabb have anything left in the tank? Can this offense do anything other than ...

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  14. NFL Week 1 Recap: Top 5 Plays of Opening Week

    Football is back! Were there times when you thought it wouldn’t be? If you’re saying “no,” then you’re a liar...

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  15. 2011 NFL Schedule: Which Teams Have the Easiest Road to the Playoffs?

    The 2011 NFL season is already underway. But with only two teams having strutted their stuff thus far, there's plenty of preseason speculation to go around yet...

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  16. Tramon Williams Injury: Why Green Bay Packers Will Really Miss Talented CB

    Packer fans got what they wanted most Thursday night: a season opening victory over the New Orleans Saints 42-34. But what they didn’t want was any Packer player to get injured...

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  17. Minnesota Vikings vs. San Diego Chargers Preview: 6 Things to Watch

    If this game had been the opener for these two teams last season, it would have set up as one of the premiere Week 1 games in the NFL . But this is 2011. And the Minnesota Vikings aren’t as hot of a commodity as they were in 2010...

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  18. NFL Free-Agent Speculation: 5 Possible Destinations for Randy Moss

    Much has been written about wide receiver Randy Moss ’s decision to call it a career after 13 seasons as one of the best receivers in the game today—and in league history...

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  19. 2011 NBA Free Agents: 4 Available FAs Who Would Push Contender over the Top

    The 2010 free agency period was one of the most memorable in league history. Teams courted potential players like never before. Players converged like never before and planned out their final destination based upon where their friends wanted to play...

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  20. Minnesota Vikings: 7 Reasons Leslie Frazier Will Be a Success This Season

    The 2011 season marks the beginning of the Leslie Frazier era in Minnesota . Frazier is the eighth coach in Minnesota’s history. Frazier has never been a head coach at the NFL level, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be a failure...

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  21. 2011 NFL Predictions: 5 Teams That Will Bounce Back Big Time This Season

    Every year there's at least one team that surprises everyone. In 2010, the Kansas City Chiefs jumped from four wins in 2009 to 10 wins. The Green Bay Packers shocked the world and won the Super Bowl as a 10-6 wild-card team...

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  22. Broncos vs. Cardinals Preview: 5 Things To Watch in Preseason Finale

    Over the past two years, many NFL fans have kicked around the idea of cutting two preseason games and adding two regular season games. This was a hot topic during the last renegotiation between the players' union and the NFL owners...

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  23. Minnesota Vikings Predictions: 5 Keys to the 2011 Season

    The 2009 season was full of limited expectations. After 2009 went as well as possible, the 2010 preseason discussion was centered around the Vikings and how they were bound to be the 2011 Super Bowl champions...

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  24. NBA Free Agents 2011: 5 Wimpiest Players Available

    In every sport and on every team there’s seemingly at least that one guy everyone knows can’t cut it when the going gets tough...

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  25. NFL Preseason: 10 Most Underrated Defensive Standouts

    There are certain players that fans, media and coaches glorify into being viewed as some of the best in the business. Whether or not some of those players who get glorified are deserving of that glorification is open to debate...

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