1. Texas Basketball: 7 Reasons to Be Optimistic for Next Season

    If you are a fan of Texas basketball, there are several reasons to be optimistic about next year's team, regardless of how the current season plays out...

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  2. Each NBA Team's Biggest Problem Heading into the 2nd Half

    At the halfway point of the 2011-2012 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder are showing the most promise as potential world champions come June...

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  3. NBA Draft 2012: 6 Reasons UNC's Harrison Barnes Will Be an Instant Star

    It's no secret that the 2012 NBA Draft will be one of the best in recent memory, and North Carolina sophomore Harrison Barnes is beginning to look like he can become an immediate star at the professional level...

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  4. College Basketball's 15 Biggest Ball Hogs

    Every team has one. From the NBA all the way down to biddy leagues all over America. The ball hog. The kid (or adult) who serves as a black hole for his team's offense. Everybody in the gym knows that once this player gets the ball, he's shooting it...

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  5. NFL Combine 2012: Vontaze Burfict and Other Faded Stars with Much to Prove

    With the 2012 NFL Combine kicking off on Wednesday, Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict is just one of the many prospects that NFL teams are excited to get a look at...

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  6. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things We Learned from Their Win over Mississippi State

    After the Kentucky Wildcats' exhausting 73-64 road win over Mississippi State on Tuesday night, the rest of the country was put on alert...

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  7. Baylor Basketball: 7 Reasons the Bears May Surprise in March

    The Baylor Bears are one of the biggest and most talented teams in the country. If you are looking for a team that could surprise a lot of people in March, they are a prime candidate to do so...

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  8. North Carolina Basketball: Why the Tar Heels Will Step Up in March Madness

    One of the hottest topics in college basketball right now is the talk of which teams will be national title contenders in March Madness...

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  9. UNC Basketball: Why Harrison Barnes Will Etch His Name in Carolina Lore

    As the confetti falls from the rafters of the Superdome in New Orleans after the North Carolina Tar Heels win the 2012 National Championship, college basketball media and fans will look back on the season that was and wonder how it all happened...

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  10. Jeremy Lin: 5 Reasons He Makes Knicks Most Dangerous Team in NBA

    It's been a wild ride for the New York Knicks ever since they inserted Jeremy Lin into the lineup. In the past six games where he has been playing heavy minutes and dominating the rest of the league, the Knicks have gone on a six game tear...

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  11. NFL Draft 2012: 5 Signs Baylor Bears' WR Kendall Wright Will Be a Stud

    In a league obsessed with size, the steal of the 2012 NFL Draft could prove ultimately to be Baylor speed demon Kendall Wright, a pint-sized production machine...

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  12. Thomas Robinson and 24 Breakout Stars This Season in College Basketball

    Several breakout stars have stepped to the forefront of college basketball this season. Kansas power forward Thomas Robinson has proved that hard work and determination can carry you to stardom...

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  13. North Carolina Basketball: Why the Tar Heels Still Have Final Four Hopes

    After beginning the season as an overwhelming favorite to win the 2012 National Championship, the North Carolina Tar Heels are now being cast aside as just another pretender...

    Eric Hampford Written by Eric Hampford about over 2 years ago 2,230 reads 21 comments

  14. The 20 Biggest Egos in College Basketball

    On Wednesday night, Austin Rivers left his mark on the Duke-North Carolina rivalry. As time expired, Rivers dropped a three-point bomb to stun the Dean Smith Center...

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  15. 12 NBA Stars on Their Last Legs

    The recent news of Chauncy Billups' season-ending Achilles tendon injury got us thinking about several other NBA stars whose careers are winding down...

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  16. Jeremy Lin: 5 Reasons He Won't Be Enough for New York

    Jeremy Lin mania has taken over the New York Knicks franchise, as well as the rest of the city, even in light of the Giants' Superbowl victory Sunday. The entire country has seemed to jump on the bandwagon, with praise coming from all over the globe...

    Eric Hampford Written by Eric Hampford about over 2 years ago 3,450 reads 37 comments

  17. Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Why Jonny Flynn Would Resurrect His Career in L.A.

    As reported by ESPN's Chris Broussard earlier this week, the Los Angeles Lakers are interested in Houston Rockets point guard Jonny Flynn. As it seems right now, L.A. is in desperation mode in their current quest for an effective point guard...

    Eric Hampford Written by Eric Hampford about over 2 years ago 1,481 reads 4 comments

  18. Oregon Football: 7 Players Due to Come Up Big for the Ducks Next Season

    In order for the Oregon Ducks to win their fourth consecutive Pac-12 championship in 2012, seven returning players must have big seasons...

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  19. College Basketball Recruiting: 7 Schools Left for Superstar Center Nerlens Noel

    The basketball world was rocked this week by the news that 6'10" center Nerlens Noel will be reclassifying to his original graduating high school class this year...

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  20. Miami Football Recruiting: 6 Recruits Who Will Bring the Miami Hurricanes Back

    Gone are the days of the Miami Hurricanes walking into a stadium and striking fear into their opponent with only their swagger...

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  21. National Signing Day 2012: 5 Schools to Watch Out For

    With national signing day 2012 upon us, it's only a matter of time until the madness unfolds. Davonte' Neal, Stefon Diggs, Andrus Peat, and several other top prospects will be changing ...

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  22. NBA Draft 2012: How Texas Longhorns' Myck Kabongo's Skill Set Translates to NBA

    The 2012 NBA Draft class is phenomenally deep this year. With the return of college stars such as Harrison Barnes, Jared Sullinger and Perry Jones III, the basketball world has been ...

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  23. Big Ten Basketball: 10 Biggest Surprise Stars This Year

    From a fan's standpoint, the college basketball season has produced many surprises thus far. Some of the biggest have come with the emergence of several young stars in the Big Ten Conference...

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  24. College Basketball: 10 Stars Capable of Carrying Their Teams to the Big Dance

    While basketball is one of the best "team" sports in the world, there's no denying that on every team, some pieces are more important than others...

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  25. College Basketball: NBA Comparisons for Anthony Davis and 20 NCAA Stars

    College basketball's biggest stars such as Anthony Davis and Harrison Barnes grew up patterning their game after current and former NBA stars...

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