1. Is a Bigger Big Ten a Better Big Ten?

    Every year, Big Ten fans hear the rumors of expanding the conference in order to hold a championship game in football...

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  2. The Future of the 2010 Chicago Cubs

    When asked what his team needed to do to turn it around after a fifth-straight loss to the Pirates, Chicago Cubs skipper Lou Piniella had this to say: "If we start doing the things ...

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  3. Why the NFL Draft Is Overhyped

    On Thursday night the 2010 NFL Draft kicked off this year in the luxury of prime time for the first time in recent memory...

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  4. Bengals Hurting After Loss To Texans

    All week the National media was talking about the Bengals. They were called “The Cardiac Cats” after winning three straight division games in the final moments. But, after Sunday's loss, they may be called the “Banged Up Bengals...

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  5. Da Bengals: Who Dey Think Dey Gonna Be In First Place?

    They have been called the cardiac cats. They have been called a pretender and not a contender. After the first week, they were called the same old Bungels. But after five games in the 2009 season, you can call them the first place team in the AFC North...

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  6. What We Know Halfway Through the College Football Season

    For the most part, the 2009 college football season is at its halfway point. We have seen top teams go down, Heisman winners get injured, and legendary coaches be asked to step down...

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  7. Chicago Cubs: Next Year Will Have to Wait Again

    For the first time since 2006, the Cubs will be sitting at home for the postseason after what many Cubs fans will consider a disappointing season...

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  8. 2009 ACC Football Preview: Chopping Up The Competition

    The ACC made some strides last year, mainly at the end. An FSU loss to Florida was the only loss for the ACC against the SEC in the last week of the season...

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  9. Surprises and Bold Predictions For the 2009 NFL Season

    Last year’s NFL season gave us another action-packed, hard hitting block of 20-plus weeks. It also gave us some pleasant, and not so pleasant, surprises...

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  10. Tebow, McCoy, Bradford, and Devine? Oh MY! 2009 Heisman Predicitons

    We are months away from the Heisman Presentation in downtown New York, but it is never too early to hype up the candidates, and this year there is no shortage of them. This year the winners from the past two Heisman's will undoubtedly lead the pack...

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  11. WWE Vs UFC: Is One Superior to the Other

    There are millions of fans out there that are fans of the WWE, and why not? It is athletic, butt-kicking action, with soap opera like story lines and beautiful bikini-clad women. There are also millions of fans that are fans of the UFC...

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  12. Smelling Roses in January: 2009 SEC Football Preview

    Dominance is the one word you can use to describe the SEC. Three years in a row the National Champions have come from this league. Plus, since the inception of the BCS they have won more BCS games than any other conference...

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  13. How Long 'Til Hoops Season?: 2009 Big East Football Preview

    When folks talk about the Big East Conference these days, most of them are talking about the dominant play from the basketball teams, not the boys on the gridiron. There really are no teams that stand out this year...

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  14. 2009 Mountain West Football Preview: Who Will Rise to the Top?

    January 2, 2009 was supposed to be the day Alabama showed the world why the Mountain West didn't belong. Instead, Utah dismantled the Crimson Tide 31-17 to finish unbeaten...the only one left...

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  15. Ohio State, Minnesota and More: 2009 Big Ten Football Preview

    In just a few weeks the Big Ten's best will gather in Chicago for Big Ten Media Day. Many of the same questions asked last year will appear this year ...

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  16. Mediocre In The Middle: First Half Impressions Of The NL Central

    So NL Central fans, here we sit at the All-Star break, wondering whether or not our team is gonna make a run in the second half, hoping that we are a buyer and not a seller at the trade deadline...

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  17. Opening Day: America's Past Time at Its Best

    Tomorrow is one of the best days to be a sports fan. The championship game in NCAA basketball is on, we are one night removed from Wrestlemania (if that's your thing), and most importantly, it is opening day...

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  18. No Home Court for the Michigan State Spartans Courtesy Of The NCAA

    In just hours thousands will gather just down the road from the Michigan State campus at Ford Field to watch the National Semifinal between UCONN and Michigan State...

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  19. NCAA Tournament: Choose Your Seat, There Are Plenty Of Them

    I am currently watching the NCAA Tournament, with the Oklahoma-Syracuse game being played in my area. This game is being played in Memphis. As I sit, I notice two things...

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  20. Ten Guarantees for This Year's NCAA Tournament

    The brackets are out. The bitching has started. Dicky V is ready to spoon the Dukies. It is Selection Sunday, and I have 10 guarantees for this years tournament. Guarantee No. 1 A No. 12 seed will definitely beat a No...

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  21. Miami Marlins: To Be Or Not To Be?

    In approximately three months, construction is supposed to begin on the new Miami Ballpark in Miami. Capacity is set to be around 37,000, with a retractable roof to help shade fans on those warm summer nights...

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  22. Greatest Games in Northwestern History

    So since the Outback Bowl, the only thing I can think of is next season. But, since next season is still months away, I would like to reflect on the best games in Northwestern football history, and of course, they are all Wildcat wins...

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  23. Conference Tournament Home Cookin': Do Teams Deserve the Advantage?

    So, like many, I have been watching quite a bit of basketball this past week. Last night I happened to come across two games. The first was the Charleston-Chattanooga game, which was played in Chattanooga...

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  24. Cincinnati Bengals Filling The Free Agent Voids

    Finally it looks like the Bengals have hit the market and they did so in fine fashion. Late this afternoon they signed veteran wideout Laveranues Coles to what is thought to be a four-year, $28 million contract...

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  25. Life After T.J: What the Cincinnati Bengals Need To Do Now

    Every Bengal fan knew it when the free agency period began on Friday. T.J. Houshmandzadeh is probably not coming back. As a Bengal fan, I am not bitter. I understand he wanted to go back to the West Coast...

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