1. U.S. Open Preview: Why Tiger and Phil Won't Win

    I'm sick to my stomach. Sick because nearly every writer for ESPN.com has chosen Phil or Tiger to win the U.S. Open this weekend. Sure, it gets good reads, brings attention and a relative pick, but, please, do some research before predicting...

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  2. Phil Jackson: Legendary or Lucky?

    Sunday night, Phil Jackson won his 10th NBA Championship in his coaching career. The win placed him ahead of Red Auerbach and in first place on the all-time NBA Championships list...

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  3. Five Reasons Cleveland Should Not Acquire Shaq

    After the leak of these trade rumors, sources reported that the transaction is not imminent. Truthfully, the trade has actually been on the back-burner since as early as February...

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  4. St. Louis Cardinals: Go by the Numbers

    After a week or so of below-average baseball, the Cardinals still find themselves in second place of the NL Central. Throughout that week or so, Cardinals fans complained on and on about how badly the Cardinals were playing...

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  5. St. Louis Cardinals: By The Numbers

    After a week or so of below-average baseball, the Cardinals still find themselves in second place in the NL Central. Throughout that week or so, Cardinals fans complained on-and-on about how bad the Cardinals were playing...

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  6. Los Angeles Lakers: The Tales Of a Championship Team for the 15th Time

    Rewind a year, back to 2008. The Lakers lose to the Boston Celtics in the NBA Finals. Kobe Bryant goes home angrier than ever. He's seeking redemption. Everyday, he wakes up at 6 AM, goes for a jog, and does what he does best: work hard...

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  7. MLB: National League Power Rankings

    With the All Star Game just around the corner, die hard baseball fanatics have seen their share of ups and downs. In baseball hot-beds, such as LA, fans watch baseball the way it is meant to be played...

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  8. The NBA's Top 10 Free Agents of 2010

    Lebron James will obviously come first to mind in pondering NBA Free Agents of 2010. However, there are some other star players that will hit the free agent wire come the new decade. Take Dwayne Wade, for instance...

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  9. Major League Baseball: Still America's Pastime?

    What is wrong with baseball these days? Has this era become accustomed to the evils of Performance-Enhancing Drugs? Have players become rather covetous, no longer playing for the love of the ...

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  10. Six Guys Who Eat Their Wheaties

    The following athletes show incredible strength, skill, etc. Most of which are "freaks" of nature that don't appear human. Either way, they sure do eat their Wheaties. Not hating. Just giving respect where it's needed...

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  11. Five Reasons the St. Louis Cardinals Are Still Contending in the NL Central

    The Cardinals have been through thick and thin in two solid months of baseball, and, somehow, find themselves second in the NL Central...

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  12. St. Louis Cardinals: How Many Injuries Will Fans See?

    After missing two scheduled starts due to forearm stiffness, Kyle Lohse took the mound against the Reds last night. He lasted two innings...

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  13. Cardinals Suffer from Injuries

    After missing two scheduled starts due to forearm stiffness, Kyle Lohse took the mound against the Reds last night. He lasted two innings...

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  14. Cardinals' Struggles Continue

    Kyle Lohse, who had recently been suffering from forearm tightness, left after two innings of work with that same injury. Only now, the effects could be lasting a while...

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  15. Kyle Lohse Pulled after Two Innings

    Kyle Lohse allowed one earned in two innings of work Wednesday night. Lohse left after Cardinal trainer Barry Weinberg visited the mound in the top of the third. "Kyle was experiencing a burning sensation in his forearm," said team officials...

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  16. Yadier Molina Strikes Again

    In the top of the first inning of the Cardinals-Reds matchup, Yadier Molina picked off yet another runner at first base. Chris Dickerson had strayed just a bit too far from first, and couldn't find his way back, as Molina snapped a throw to Albert Pujols

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  17. Tony LaRussa Sticks to the Numbers

    As the Cardinals take the field Wednesday night, Colby Rasmus will not be trotting out to the outfield. Instead, Chris Duncan will take over the duties in left, Rick Ankiel will move to center, and Ryan Ludwick will remain in right...

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  18. St. Louis Cardinals After Tom Glavine?

    Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports Braves-release-legendary-P-Glavine" target="_blank">reports that Tom Glavine has been released by the Atlanta Braves. Glavine had just signed a deal with the Braves over the winter that could have paid him as much as $4...

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  19. Cardinals-Reds 6/3 Preview

    ST. LOUIS CARDINALS 2B Skip Schumaker, vs. Cueto: 4-for-7, 1 BB LF Chris Duncan, vs. Cueto: 2-for-6, 1 BB, 1 K 1B Albert Pujols, vs. Cueto: 0-for-5, 1 K RF Ryan Ludwick, vs. Cueto: 1-for-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 BBs CF Rick Ankiel, vs...

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  20. Daily Dose: Cardinals Still Searching for Third Baseman

    The Hot Topic of Cardinal baseball recently has been the Cards' search for another bat to put in the lineup. Whether it be this year or next, GM John Mozeliak has "given up" on seeing the return of Troy Glaus and is seeking an everyday third baseman...

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  21. Daily Dose: Cardinals Still Searching for Third Baseman

    The most recent hot topic in Cardinal baseball has been the Cards' search for another bat to put in the lineup. Whether it be this year or next, GM John Mozeliak has "given up" on Troy Glaus returning, and is seeking an everyday third baseman...

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  22. Pitching: Better or Worse?

    Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Kyle Lohse is projected to pitch Wednesday against the Reds. The report is a spark of good news as Lohse was likely to go on the DL if he couldn't pitch his scheduled start on Tuesday...

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