1. College Football Rankings 2011: 4 Teams That Belong in the AP Top 25

    This week’s AP Top 25 poll left some college football royalty out in the cold. Georgia, USC, Notre Dame and Northwestern all deserve to be included. One game is not enough to determine the rankings...

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  2. 4 Ideal Pieces to Put Around Sidney Crosby

    If they can acquire the perfect piece to fit next to Sidney Crosby , the Pittsburgh Penguins will add a fourth Stanley Cup to their trophy case. Pittsburgh has tried many combinations with Crosby...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 1,807 reads 9 comments

  3. Boise State Broncos Football: 5 Players Who Are Key to 2011 Season

    Boise State has been the epitome of a team under Chris Petersen , but it has its share of standouts. The Broncos announced their presence with authority on Saturday night, handling ...

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  4. Michigan Football: Western Michigan Preview

    The Brady Hoke Era finally begins today at Michigan, but don't expect Western Michigan to roll over for the Wolverines. Broncos junior QB Alex Carder leads a wide-open passing offense that will test the schemes of new Michigan DC Greg Mattison...

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  5. Notre Dame Football vs. South Florida

    While there is plenty of optimism surrounding Notre Dame football heading into this season, the Irish can't overlook their Week 1 opponent...

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  6. Detroit Lions Schedule: 5 Games You Don't Wanna Miss

    The NFL season is a constantly evolving beast but even before it begins, five games stand out as must-sees for any Detroit Lions fan...

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  7. 2011 NFL Predictions: 7 Reasons Detroit Lions Can Win NFC North

    The NFL champion Green Bay Packers look unbeatable, but the Detroit Lions could sneak ahead and capture the NFC North. It’s easy to forget that last year’s Superbowl champs didn’t even win their own division...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 1,755 reads 11 comments

  8. NHL Free Agency: 6 Worst Free-Agent Signings This Summer

    The NHL free agency period was a blur; a few players were definitely signed by GMs who weren’t seeing clearly. One of the harsh realities of the new NHL that there is a very slim margin for error when it comes to contracts...

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  9. Notre Dame Football: Five Make-or-Break Players to Lead the Irish to the BCS

    2011 could be a BCS year for Notre Dame football, but the Irish fortunes will rest with some unexpected players. Obviously, Dayne Crist, Michael Floyd and Manti Te'o will lead the way, but those players are known quantities...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 1,019 reads 8 comments

  10. NHL Free Agents: Top 8 Players Still Unsigned

    Drew Doughty and Zach Bogosian lead the class of NHL free agents that remain unsigned. The market is pretty well picked over by now, but the cupboard isn’t completely bare...

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  11. Detroit Lions: 5 Predictions for NFL Preseason Game Against the Patriots

    Saturday’s match-up against the New England Patriots will give fans a clearer picture as we begin to chart the course of the Detroit Lions ’ 2011 NFL season. This preseason is especially important to the Lions...

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  12. Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander Is a No-Brainer AL MVP Candidate

    Justin Verlander is running away with the American League Cy Young Award. Could he make off with the MVP too? “I know hitters hate me. I hate them as well...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 663 reads 2 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Predictions: Calvin Johnson Will Be the Best WR in 2011

    Calvin Johnson ’s NFL career is off to an outstanding start. In 2011, he’ll make the leap from outstanding to legendary...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 1,108 reads 2 comments

  14. Tiger Woods and the 5 Biggest Head Cases in Golf

    Golf is known as a gentleman’s game, but like any other sport, it has its fair share of knuckleheads...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 1,789 reads 9 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: 3 Reasons the Irish Don't Need to Join a Conference

    College football is trending toward the formation of super-conferences, should Notre Dame join up? Absolutely not...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 2,307 reads 4 comments

  16. 5 Sleeping Fantasy Football Studs Who Won't Be Drafted in Your League

    Every season, fantasy football sleepers emerge as studs, and finding them is the key to victory. So who will be this year’s Arian Foster and Peyton Hillis? Fantasy football is an intrinsically (and entrancingly) volatile pursuit...

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  17. NFL Free Agency: Santonio Holmes and 10 Underrated Signings

    Every move of the 2011 NFL free agent signing period has been well-documented by the media, but with everything happening so quickly, it’s no wonder a few guys slipped through the cracks...

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  18. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh Should Keep It Up, NFL Fines or Not

    Ndamukong Suh is on a mission to lead the Detroit Lions to the top of the NFL . Why should he let a piddly $20,000 fine stand in his way? This is one of those rare situations where everybody is right, but nobody wins...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  19. Detroit Lions Preview: Can Matthew Stafford Stay Healthy for 16 Games?

    Matthew Stafford is just as likely, if not more so, to start all 16 games for the Detroit Lions during the 2011 NFL season as any other starting quarterback for any other team...

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  20. NBA Trade Scenarios: 5 Moves Return Detroit Pistons to Eastern Conference Elite

    The Detroit Pistons are certainly a team in transition, but in the weak bottom half of the NBA Eastern Conference, that transition may not take long...

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  21. Michael Vick: 4 Improvements Eagles QB Must Make in the 2011 NFL Preseason

    Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles have announced their intentions for the 2011 NFL season quite specifically...

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  22. Fantasy Football: Steven Jackson Is Criminally Underrated

    One of the best parts of fantasy football is the overrated/underrated debate that accompanies that prelude to each NFL season. Everyone has their own perception of each player’s value, and no two draft boards are alike...

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  23. Fantasy Football: 7 Players Who Will Go Too High in Your Draft

    The fantasy football draft is the highlight of the NFL season for fantasy players. It's the one night when everybody’s team is in first place...

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  24. Detroit Lions: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2011 NFL Season

    Each NFL Preseason, hope springs occasionally for fans of the Detroit Lions, and 2011 looks to be one of those occasions. The NFL is a land of opportunity, and it seems that opportunity has finally landed on the shores of the Detroit River...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about almost 3 years ago 606 reads 2 comments

  25. Detroit Tigers: Will Doug Fister Lead the Tigers to the MLB Playoffs?

    Doug Fister will take the mound on Wednesday night against a familiar foe, the Texas Rangers . Facing a team from his former division might make Fister feel at home, but unfortunately ...

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