1. Team USA Basketball: Has Carmelo Anthony Played His Way off the Olympic Squad?

    At the beginning of the season, it seemed almost a certainly that Carmelo Anthony would be playing for the United States in London this summer...

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  2. Bruce Bowen and the 10 Greatest Defensive Players in NBA History

    When people make a list of greatest players, they usually think in terms of offensive achievement or team success...

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  3. NBA History: 5 Players to Compare LeBron to

    LeBron is often considered the greatest player in the NBA right now, and is often compared to other NBA greats, most often Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball 2012: The Only 5 Catchers You Should Worry About

    First, let me come and out and say that I almost always have a second catcher on my bench. Since catchers often only play 120-130 games a season, you're giving up stats accumulation if you don't...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 5-Tool Players Are Overrated

    People in fantasy baseball drafts seem to go ga-ga over Matt Kemp, Shane Victorino and any other number of players they see as being solid in the five traditional fantasy baseball categories: runs, RBI, homers, stolen bases and batting average...

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  6. Fantasy Baseball 2012: The 1-2 Combo You Should Get

    If you're drafting sixth through eighth in a 10-team draft, or in the back half of a 12-teamer, or in an auction draft where positions don't matter, there is no doubt about this one...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Draft Steals at Each Position

    Well, it's that time of year again...fantasy baseball draft season. You know that there is top-tier talent you'll draft early, but what about the rest of the roster? In that spirit, ...

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  8. NCAA Bracket 2012: East Coast Bias Clouded Selection Committee's Judgment

    The tournament selection committee came out with their selections for the 2012 NCAA tournament on Sunday...

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  9. NCAA Tournament: Five Things I'm Basing My Bracket Picks on

    The 68-team field for the NCAA Tournament was announced yesterday, and last night, I finalized my bracket picks (which can be found here if anyone's interested)...

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  10. NBA History: Was the 1961-1962 Season the Best Ever?

    50 years ago this week, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a game against the New York Knicks in Hershey, Pennsylvania. And that seems to be the only thing anyone remembers about the 1961-62 season...

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  11. NBA All-Star Game 2012: 5 Bold Predictions for All-Star Weekend

    Well, folks, All-Star Weekend is upon us. The BBVA Rookie Challenge is tonight, the Slam Dunk, Shootout and Skills Competitions are tomorrow, and the main event is this Sunday in Orlando opposite the Oscars...

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  12. NBA Award Winners at All-Star Break

    Well, the NBA All-Star Game is this weekend, and most teams have reached the midpoint of this rough-and-tumble 66-game season. Two months from now, the season will be over and voting on postseason awards will begin...

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  13. NBA All-Star Game 2012: 5 Players Who Could Replace Joe Johnson

    Earlier today, star Hawks guard Joe Johnson had a MRI on his knee, casting into doubt whether he will be able to play in this weekend's All-Star Game. That would mean that David Stern will have to select a replacement for him, perhaps on short notice...

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  14. NBA All-Star Game 2012: 10 Biggest Snubs

    Well, the All-Star rosters have been announced, with several controversial selections. The roster, which contains five first-timers, is quite different from last year's, due in no small part to a myriad of injuries...

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  15. NFL Rumors: Why Expanding the League to 34 Teams Is a Mistake

    Recently, Roger Goddell let it slip that he was considering expanding the league to 34 teams, with the most likely expansion targets being an expansion franchise in each league in Los Angeles...

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  16. Analyzing the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Draw

    Yesterday, the draw for the tournament that will decide the final three spots in the 2012 Olympic Men’s Basketball Tournament (to be held in Caracas in July) was announced...

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  17. Where's the NBA's Depth at Center Anymore?

    There was once a point in NBA history when there were one or two big men each year who didn't make the All-NBA Team, but still eventually made it to the Hall of Fame (the names Walt Bellamy, Nate Thurmond and Bob Lanier come to mind)...

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  18. Brad Lidge Signs with Washington Nationals: What's the Point?

    It was reported earlier today by ESPN that former Phillies closer Brad Lidge has agreed to a $1 million one-year deal with the Nationals . That's a million dollars that would better be spent elsewhere...

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  19. NBA All-Star Game: Who Should Be All-Stars One Month into the Season?

    We're one month into the lockout-shortened NBA season, which means we're halfway to the happy hour that is the All-Star break. With that in mind, here is my list of the 24 players who should be playing in Orlando next month...

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  20. USA Basketball: Ranking the 20 Players Selected to the Olympic Roster Pool

    Earlier today, Coach K and Jerry Colangelo released the list of 20 players selected as finalists for the 2012 Olympic team...

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  21. NBA Rumors: 5 Coaches Who Could Be Gone Before Season's End

    The Sacramento Kings ' Paul Westphal was the first casualty of the season, and if this is going to be like most other NBA seasons, several other coaches will be looking for new jobs before the season is over...

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  22. Are the Dallas Mavericks a Lotto Team?

    A recent drubbing at the hands of the Manu Ginobili-less San Antonio Spurs has left the Dallas Mavericks at 3-5. During that eight-game stretch, they only scored more than 100 points once, giving up 100-plus three times as well...

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  23. ACC: Why an ACC Basketball Tournament Should Be Held in New York City

    The ACC has decided its conference tournament venues through 2016. For 2018, it should choose the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York...

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  24. ACC Realignment: Splitting Syracuse and Pittsburgh Is a Bad Idea

    The conventional wisdom on the ACC realignment coming when Pitt and Syracuse join is that one of them will be assigned to the Atlantic Division (currently containing Boston College, ...

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  25. NBA Amnesty: Time for Baron Davis' Second Stint with the Hornets?

    As you may have heard, earlier in the week, star Hornets point guard Chris Paul has been traded to the L.A. Clippers. In other news, David West, the best Hornets player behind Paul, has ended up on the Pacers ...

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