1. NFL Draft 2014: Examining Top Boom-or-Bust Prospects

    Teams can build dynasties by selecting prospects in the NFL draft who reach their potential, but GMs can just as easily lose their jobs if their picks bust...

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  2. NFL Playoffs 2014: Teams Destined to Struggle in January

    They fought all season to make the NFL playoffs, but some teams are not positioned to succeed once they get there. Not everyone will be playing their best football at the most important time of the year...

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  3. Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva: All-American Will Prove Win Not a Fluke

    When they face off again at UFC 168 , Chris Weidman is going to prove he is the legitimate middleweight champion, regardless of the bizarre circumstances surrounding his previous win over Anderson Silva ...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 10 months ago 1,860 reads 6 comments

  4. NFL Week 17 Picks: Games Sure to Be Defensive Struggles

    If you're looking for old-school football with plenty of defense and physicality, Week 17 will have some low-scoring affairs for you. Not every team that does play that way will do so willingly...

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  5. Mubadala Championships 2013: What to Expect from Tourney Final

    Novak Djokovic may be adjusting his training, but he still will have too much talent for the steady David Ferrer at the 2013 Mubadala World Tennis Championship...

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  6. LeBron James Owes 2013 AP Male Athlete of the Year Award to His Teammates

    LeBron James is the best basketball player on the planet and had his best year ever in 2013, but he wouldn't be the AP Male Athlete of the Year without the rest of the Miami Heat ...

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  7. 2014 NFL Draft: Best Prospects to Watch During Bowl Season

    With the most tantalizing draft prospects playing on their biggest stages, bowl season is the best time for NFL fans to watch college football...

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  8. Bowl Schedule 2013-14: Matchups Sure to Produce Big Scores

    If you want to see electrifying offenses and tons of scoring, you'll get your fair share of both this bowl season. With 35 bowl games in 2013-14, it's inevitable that some will be defensive struggles...

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  9. The 8 Naughtiest and Nicest Players in the NBA Right Now

    For all the NBA players on Santa's naughty list, there's plenty of nice guys in the league, too. The stereotype of the "me-first" athlete is pervasive, but it is overblown...

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  10. NFL Picks Week 17: Projecting Final Regular-Season Upsets

    With so many playoff spots still up for grabs, the stakes will be at their highest when the underdogs play spoiler in Week 17. Of course, not all upsets are created equal in the final week of the regular season...

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  11. NFL Pro Bowl 2014: Deserving Players Sure to Get Snubbed

    When NFL Pro Bowl voting wraps up, not every worthy player will have a ticket to Honolulu. Griping about snubs is an annual tradition when the results get tabulated...

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  12. Bowl Games 2013-14: Matchups Sure to Produce Upsets

    The jam-packed bowl season is more dramatic when the underdogs pull off upsets, and 2013-14 will not disappoint in that regard. On paper, most of the bowls are evenly matched, though some teams appear to be overmatched...

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  13. NFL Rookie of the Year 2013: Breaking Down Top Candidates

    The race for the NFL 's Rookie of the Year awards is basically a dead heat, and one big performance can swing the outcome either way...

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  14. NFL Picks Week 16: Breaking Down Favorites Sure to Cover the Spread

    With playoff implications weighing heavily on the favorites in Week 16, bettors will be able to comfortably pick some of the NFL 's best teams to cover...

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  15. New Orleans Bowl 2013: Key Players in Tulane vs. LA-Lafayette Showdown

    When Tulane and Louisiana-Lafayette face off in the New Orleans Bowl, the intrastate rivalry will hinge on the performance of a handful of players. UL-Lafayette is looking to continue its latest tradition...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 10 months ago 1,118 reads 1 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: Interior Defense Must Improve for Blue Devils to Contend

    Duke has a Top 10 basketball team and loads of talent, but it needs to figure out how to defend inside in order to make an NCAA tournament run. On paper, the Blue Devils are the best two-loss team in the country...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 10 months ago 1,617 reads 7 comments

  17. MLB Rumors: Fernando Rodney Worth Investment for Baltimore Orioles

    He may not have been their first choice, but signing Fernando Rodney would be a good use of money for the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 10 months ago 4,944 reads 17 comments

  18. New York Knicks' Most and Least Improved Players of the Season

    This season may be filled with bleakness and slumping contributors, but there are some New York Knicks who have actually stepped up their games in 2013-14...

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  19. Week 16 NFL Picks: Predicting Matchups with Playoff Implications

    With the NFL playoff picture so wide open, 13 of the 16 games in Week 16 will have an impact on the postseason race. Eight of the 12 berths for January play remain available, and as many as nine different teams can clinch their spot this week...

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  20. BCS Bowl Schedule 2013-14: X-Factors to Watch from Every Team

    The stars will dominate coverage of the BCS bowls, but pay attention to some of the unsung guys if you want a sense of how the games will be won...

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  21. Duke Basketball: Coach K Must Keep Rasheed Sulaimon's Minutes Limited

    Mike Krzyzewski made the right decision cutting back on Rasheed Sulaimon 's minutes, and he must stick by it until the sophomore finds his shot again...

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  22. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 16: Big Names to Avoid in Playoffs

    With your fantasy championship and all the glory it entails on the line, now is not the time to trust a big name with a tough matchup and get little production in return...

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  23. NFL Picks Week 16: Breaking Down Matchups with Upset Potential

    The NFL playoff race can be thrown into disarray in Week 16 when postseason hopefuls get upset as the clear favorites in their matchups...

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  24. 10 Bold NBA Predictions for December

    The NBA season has started strong, and even more excitement is on the way in December. No one can knock the entertainment value fans have gotten through the first full month of the 2013-14 campaign...

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  25. Solutions for the New York Knicks' Biggest Flaws

    The New York Knicks have a lot of problems right now, but they can still adapt and salvage their season. While injuries have prevented coach Mike Woodson from playing a coherent rotation, there's still no excuse for New York's 3-11 start...

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