1. MLB Trade Deadline: Why the Boston Red Sox Must Try for Brian Wilson

    Within the last week, two American League contenders made moves to bolster their bullpens. Francisco Rodriguez was dealt to Baltimore a few days ago, and within the last 24 hours, ESPN reported the Detroit Tigers grabbed Jose Veras ...

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  2. MLS Expansion: Top 20 Cities for the MLS to Go to Next

    In May, MLS announced a second franchise in New York. That elicited this article on MLS expansion . It’s likely that MLS will have 24 teams within the next 10 or 15 years...

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  3. 8 Venues That the NHL Should Look at for Outdoor Games

    Well, we are in the throes of summer. Since it’s quite hot in my hometown, what better way to think cool thoughts than to posit about outdoor hockey? This January, the NHL ...

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  4. Brooklyn Nets: Is This Deron Williams' Year?

    Yesterday, after LeBron James announced he was sitting out the 2014 Worlds and 2016 Olympics, a number of articles came out postulating as to who will be chosen for those competitions...

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  5. Team USA Basketball: What 2014 Roster Could Look Like Without LeBron James

    Yes, the newly named FIBA World Cup of Basketball is a year—and probably a number of injuries —away from tipping off in Spain in 2014...

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  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Should the Milwaukee Brewers Fire-Sell to the Boston Red Sox?

    Last season, the Boston Red Sox had a fire sale, jettisoning Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto for James Loney and other considerations...

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  7. Detroit Tigers Trade Rumors: 5 Guys Detroit Could Grab for Relief Help

    During the coverage of the 2013 All-Star Game, Joe Buck and Tim McCarver were discussing how good the Detroit Tigers ’ roster is, from bats such as Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder to arms such as Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander...

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  8. 2013 MLB Star Game: 10 Biggest Snubs, Lineup Card Edition

    With the Home Run Derby now in the books, the MLB All-Star Game is just hours away, although the rosters were first announced more than a week ago. Actually, they weren’t, because since then, we had a controversial Final Vote...

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  9. How to Make the CFL USA Work This Time and 15 Places Where It Could Thrive

    Two decades ago the Canadian Football League began experimenting with teams in the United States. After only three seasons, the experiment fell flat...

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  10. NBA Free Agency: Miami Heat Made a Mistake Not Upgrading at the Point

    The big story considering the Miami Heat this offseason is that they didn 't make any major moves...

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  11. Detroit Pistons: 5 Reasons the Pistons Will Make the Playoffs in 2014

    Since the Detroit Pistons went to six straight conference finals in the 2000s, they haven’t had much playoff success: their last playoff appearance was in 2009, and they have had four straight seasons of 30 victories or fewer...

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  12. 2013 MLB All-Star Game: 10 Biggest Snubs

    Saturday evening, the first 33 men on each of the All-Star rosters were announced via Twitter (the 34th man will be decided by fan vote in the coming days, with the AL vote contested solely among middle relievers)...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball: 13 Most Underwhelming Players 13 Weeks into 2013

    Well, we're halfway through the MLB season, and we've witnessed surprise performances by the likes of Chris Davis...

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  14. July 4: 10 Most Hallowed Grounds in American Sports

    This week marks not only the Fourth of July holiday, but also the sesquicentennial of the Battle of Gettysburg...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball: What Scott Feldman to the Orioles Means for Fantasy Owners

    On Tuesday, ESPN reported that Cubs pitcher Scott Feldman had been dealt to the Baltimore Orioles for middleman Pedro Strop and other considerations. For Orioles fans, this means that a fairly weak Orioles rotation is adding a much-needed arm...

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  16. 5 Veteran Backup Point Guard Options for the Washington Wizards

    Obviously, the starting point guard for the Washington Wizards ' foreseeable future will be John Wall if he's healthy...

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  17. Why the American Athletic Conference Is Doomed from the Start

    Today marks the official start of the American Athletic Conference as a successor to the Big East in football and other sports...

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  18. 5 Reasons the Washington Wizards Will Make the Playoffs in 2014

    The Washington Wizards don't bespeak playoff success of late: they have been to the playoffs just five times in the last 25 seasons, and have won only two playoff series since their four NBA Finals appearances...

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  19. Why the Boston Celtics Should Hire Avery Johnson

    After weeks of rumbling, it was announced over the weekend that Doc Rivers will be leaving Boston for the Clippers . Before Doc had even left, there were rumblings about who would be his replacement...

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  20. MLS: Would a Four-Division MLS Be a Good Idea?

    When New York F.C. takes to the field, MLS will be fielding 20 clubs. That's enough for four five-team divisions. So, is this a good idea? Well, the MLB, NHL and NBA currently have six divisions, and the 32-team NFL has eight...

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  21. 2013 NBA Finals: Is Manu Ginobili Overrated?

    After coming within a single point of their fifth Larry O’Brien Trophy, the San Antonio Spurs fell to the Miami Heat in seven games. This was due in no small part to the poor ball-handling and shooting of Spurs guard Manu Ginobili ...

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  22. New York Mets: 5 Things Wrong with the Mets This Season

    After Tuesday’s loss to the Cardinals , the New York Mets have dropped three straight to fall to 23-36, 13 games out of the lead in the NL East and 12 games out of the wild-card picture...

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  23. Big 12 Expansion: 12 Possibilities for the Big 12 to Get Back to 12

    With the Big East/American Athletic realignment occurring in a few weeks, college football will be left with five “power conferences.” Four of them have big-money championship games...

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  24. Los Angeles Angels: 5 Things Wrong with the Angels This Season

    The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were recently swept by the Houston Astros , a team with a minuscule payroll widely believed to be one of the worst in the modern era...

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  25. Is Grant Hill a Hall of Famer?

    Nineteen years after entering the NBA , Grant Hill has finally decided to hang up his sneakers after battling chronic injuries over the last decade and a half. That, of course, begs the question of where Hill ranks among the all-time greats...

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