1. Olympic Track and Field Schedule 2012: Men's Shot Ideal Opener for Team USA

    The first medal round of track and field competition at the 2012 Olympic Games will occur on Aug. 3 with the final of men’s shot put...

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  2. Patriots Open Training Camp: Observations from the First Day of Practice

    The New England Patriots held their first practice of their 2012 training camp on Thursday in front of a record-setting crowd of more than 12,000 spectators, according to Mike Reiss and Mike Rodak of ESPNBoston ...

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  3. Usain Bolt, 10 Track & Field Athletes Who Won't Replicate Their 2008 Performance

    The 2008 Olympic Games will be remembered by many track and field fans as the year Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt rewrote the record books, setting world records in both the 100-meter ...

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  4. US Olympic Track & Field Team: 8 Events Team USA Will Take Gold in

    The United States track and field team only earned seven gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games, their lowest number of event victories in athletics since the 1976 Games. The 2012 London Games, however, could be a year for U...

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  5. Bill O'Brien: Why Penn State Coach Will Wish He Never Left New England Patriots

    Bill O’Brien, who previously served as the offensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, become a head coach for the first time ever on January 7, when he was hired to lead the Penn State University football program...

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  6. NFL Training Camp: 16 Best NFL Rookies That Will Struggle to Win a Spot

    Each team expects its highly-drafted rookies to be integral parts of the franchise’s future, and most rookies are expected to make an immediate impact. Some NFL rookies, however, may not get their opportunity in 2012...

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  7. London 2012: What Diamond League Results Could Mean for Olympic Track and Field

    The Diamond League, the premier series of meets featuring the world’s greatest track and field athletes, made its final stop prior to the Olympics on Friday in Monaco...

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  8. Does the NFL Have a Problem with Player Arrests?

    Since becoming the National Football League’s commissioner in 2006, Roger Goodell has made a strong and consistent effort to protect the league’s integrity and public image...

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  9. Ranking the Top Quarterbacks in the 2013 NFL Draft

    There is no position more important to an NFL team than that of quarterback, which makes it the premium position of each and every NFL draft. The No...

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  10. Olympic Track and Field: 10 Things We Learned from London Grand Prix Results

    Track and field competition at the 2012 Olympic Games begins in London on Aug. 3, but the year’s first major athletics event in England’s capital city occurred on July 13-14...

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  11. Rookie Predictions for NFL Training Camps

    Rookies from many NFL teams will report to their first ever training camp this week. Rookies are allowed into camp early, though, and many teams take advantage, including the Buffalo Bills, who began rookie camp on July 9 (according to NFL...

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  12. 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Will Cleveland Browns Regret Selecting Josh Gordon?

    The Cleveland Browns went into the 2012 NFL Draft needing another wide receiver with the talent to start on the outside across from Greg Little, but they had many other needs as well...

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  13. Best Training Camp Battle for Every NFL Team

    For NFL fans, one of the biggest reasons to get excited for training camp is to see which players on their favorite team win position battles to emerge as starters for the upcoming season...

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  14. 2012 ESPY Awards: Who Deserves to Win the Major Awards?

    The final day of Major League Baseball’s All-Star break annually qualifies as the quietest day on the American sports calendar. With no major U.S...

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  15. 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: Why All 32 Teams Should Pass on TCU RB Ed Wesley

    Ed Wesley had three productive seasons as a running back at Texas Christian University, in which he ran for a total of 2,442 yards and 21 touchdowns...

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  16. 8 NFL Teams That Will Be Forced to Cut Talented Players in 2012

    Every year, NFL teams make moves that are necessary but tough to swallow by releasing talented players prior to the start of the season, due to a lack of salary-cap room or roster space...

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  17. 16 NFL Free Agents Who Should Get a Look After Minicamps

    Nearly four months have already passed since the beginning of 2012 NFL free agency, but there are still a significant number of big-name free agents still available...

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  18. One Unheralded Player That Could Emerge as a Stud in Each AFC Training Camp

    Every year, there are players who emerge from obscurity to become household names in the NFL . Players such as New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and Seattle Seahawks cornerback ...

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  19. US Olympic Track Trials Results 2012: 10 Things We Learned About Team USA

    The 2012 United States Olympic Track and Field Team Trials are likely to go down as the most memorable trials in track and field history...

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  20. US Olympic Track Team 2012: 10 Things You Should Know About Brittney Reese

    Over the past five years, Brittney Reese has emerged as one of the United States’ top track and field stars. She is a four-time defending world champion in long jump, with back-to-back titles both indoors (2010, 2012) and outdoors (2009, 2011)...

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  21. NFL's Top 100 Players of 2012: 10 Things the NFL Players Got Wrong

    On Wednesday night, the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2012 series came to an end, as the 10 top-ranked NFL players were revealed in a two-hour special series finale...

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  22. 2012 NBA Draft: Why Kendall Marshall Could Be the Draft's Biggest Steal

    Kentucky power forward Anthony Davis , who is quite possibly the best NBA draft prospect since LeBron James went No. 1 overall in 2003, stands out far above the rest of the 2012 draft class as its best prospect...

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  23. 6 NFL Teams That Could Look for Quarterback Help in the 2013 NFL Draft

    The quarterback class in the 2013 NFL draft will have a difficult challenge to live up to the position’s strength in the 2012 draft class, which was led by two bona fide franchise ...

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  24. London 2012: World-Record Decathlete Ashton Eaton Should Be New Face of US Track

    Decathlon star and Oregon native Ashton Eaton had arguably the most incredible performance in track and field history at the U.S...

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  25. 2013 NFL Draft: How Many Underclassmen Could Go in Round 1?

    Nineteen of the 32 players selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft were early entrants, so one should expect that underclassmen will make up at least half the players selected in the first round in 2013...

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