1. Miami Heat: It's Official, the Heat Are Better Without Chris Bosh

    Chris Bosh is a five-time All-Star, a former top-five NBA Draft Pick and a member of the 2008 Gold Medal USA National Team. He is a career 20-point scorer and has one of the best inside/outside games of any forward in the NBA...

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  2. Heat on the Brink: Who to Blame for the Mess in Miami

    It seems I was a little short-sighted in my decision to nap through the first three rounds of the NBA playoffs...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about 2 years ago 1,367 reads 25 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Football: Please America, Save Calvin Johnson

    Last season, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson put up one of the most impressive statistical seasons of any wideout in history. He caught 96 passes for a league-leading 1,681 yards while notching 16 touchdowns...

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  4. Arkansas Football: Bobby Petrino's Dismissal Proves Winning Isn't Everything

    These days it seems NCAA coaches are losing their jobs faster than most Americans did in 2008. Arkansas’s Bobby Petrino just added his name to this ignominious list after being dismissed as head football coach of the Razorbacks on Tuesday...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about 2 years ago 777 reads 1 comments

  5. 2012 Final Four: Please, Anyone but John Calipari and Kentucky

    Sixty-four games down. Three to go. We are just days away from crowning a national champion in college basketball after a tournament that had a little bit of everything...

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  6. 2012 NCAA Tournament: Answering the Tourney's Toughest Questions

    The NCAA tournament has a profound effect on all of us. After the tournament bracket has been released on Sunday but before the games tip off Thursday morning, we are all transformed into systems analysts and theoretical physicists...

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  7. Perry Jones III Can Lead Baylor Deep into the Dance

    There is no denying it: Perry Jones III did not have the type of sophomore season many were expecting. After all, Jones is one of the most physically gifted players in all of college ...

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  8. Michigan State Recruiting: Spartans Load Up at Skill Positions

    The dust has begun to settle from what has been yet another frantic National Signing Day. While the top of the recruiting class rankings include the usual suspects (Alabama, Florida ...

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  9. Michigan State Football Recruiting: Top Wideout Monty Madaris Commits

    With only two days until National Signing Day, the Michigan State Spartans now have 17 confirmed commitments for the class of 2012...

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  10. Michigan State Football: Spartans Have 49th Ranked Recruiting Class for 2012

    National Signing Day is less than two weeks away. This is typically the day when we tune into ESPN and watch five-star recruits from all over the nation sitting in their high school gyms at a podium...

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  11. Tim Tebow: It's Time to Believe

    He can’t throw. He can’t outrun NFL linebackers. He can’t read complex defense schemes. He can’t smile that much, he’ll start to wrinkle. He can't love Jesus that much...

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  12. Michigan State Football: Le'Veon Bell Rips Rival Michigan on Twitter

    Circle your calendars for Oct. 20, 2012. That's when the next installment of Great Lakes State rivals Michigan and Michigan State will take place, this time at the Big House in Ann Arbor...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about over 2 years ago 2,365 reads 127 comments

  13. Outback Bowl 2012: 5 Things Michigan State Needs to Improve on in 2012

    If it were not for the video game-esque Alamo Bowl, the 2012 Outback Bowl might have been remembered as the best game of the 2011 postseason...

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  14. NFL Pro Bowl: The Game Is Meaningless, the Honor Is Not

    Let’s get the obvious out of the way first: The NFL Pro Bowl is a joke. It is by far the worst All-Star spectacle of the four major sports (sorry readers in the South, NASCAR is not one of the four)...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about over 2 years ago 1,117 reads 9 comments

  15. Los Angeles Clippers: Same City, Same Building, New Showtime

    I know, I know. The Lakers have won a million championships. Names like Jerry West, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O’Neal have donned the purple and gold...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about over 2 years ago 267 reads 1 comments

  16. Suh-Weet Redemption: Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Saves Detroit's Season

    Only in the NFL do fortunes change faster than they do in a Las Vegas casino. A hot team one week is not the next. The forgotten fifth round pick turns into a fantasy stud...

    Benjamin Herman Written by Benjamin Herman about over 2 years ago 577 reads 0 comments

  17. Michigan State Football: Was 2011 a Season to Remember or Forget, Spartans?

    In 2010, the Michigan State Spartans broke free from the perils of middling in the Big Ten and found themselves tied for a league championship. They had a high-powered offense led by an intelligent, strong-armed junior QB in Kirk Cousins ...

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  18. Alamo Bowl 2011: Key Matchups for Washington vs. Baylor

    Robert Griffin III has had a season to remember. The junior QB led the Baylor Bears to a 9-3 record, including victories over Oklahoma and Texas...

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  19. Michigan State Football: Of Course the Spartans Should Lose, but They Won't

    In the NBA, they say it’s extremely difficult to sweep a playoff series. In college basketball, they say it’s tough for a team to win three straight against a conference ...

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  20. Michigan State Football: What Urban Meyer's Hire Means for the Spartans

    In the past two seasons, the Michigan State Spartans have broken through the middling block of teams in their conference and asserted themselves as one of the new marquee faces of Big Ten football...

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  21. Michigan State Football: Who Do Spartans Want to Play for the Big Ten Title?

    By now, everyone knows that the final spot in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game comes down to this Saturday’s slugfest between Wisconsin and Penn State at Camp Randall...

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  22. Michigan State Football: Spartans Can Wrap Up Division Title Against Indiana

    Michigan State can clinch a spot in the inaugural Big Ten Championship Game with a home victory against Indiana and a little help on Saturday...

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  23. Michigan State Football: For Whom the (Le'Veon) Bell Tolls

    Coming into 2011, Michigan State fans expected the Spartans to have a powerful running attack. They expected spirited efforts every game led by a Doak Walker Award candidate...

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  24. Joe Paterno Provides Harrowing Reminder of How We View Sports Heroes

    The horrifying situation that continues to unfold at Penn State is the most recent and most disturbing example of what is wrong with college athletics today...

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  25. Michigan State Football: Spartans Keep Big Ten Title Hopes Alive with Ugly Win

    Michigan State overcame a very slow start to beat Minnesota 31-24 on Saturday. Frankly, there was not much in this game for the Spartans to be particularly proud of...

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