1. NHL Trade Deadline: What the Asking Price for Rick Nash Needs to Be

    It was revealed last week in the Columbus Dispatch that the Columbus Blue Jackets ' captain Rick Nash was available before the trade deadline...

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  2. NHL Trade Rumors: Did Jeff Carter Offers Cause Blue Jackets to Shop Rick Nash?

    As of last week, the Columbus Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash was deemed "untouchable" on the trade market. Teams that had interest in acquiring the 27-year-old were quickly turned down by Columbus general manager Scott Howson...

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  3. NHL Trade Deadline: 5 Teams That Should Trade Their No. 1 Pick for Help Now

    With the trade deadline only a couple weeks away, teams around the NHL are starting to realize what they will need to acquire if they want to have any hopes of making a run at Lord Stanley's Cup this season...

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  4. UFC: Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir to Meet in Octagon This Summer

    Back in November, Cain Velasquez lost the UFC Heavyweight Title to Junior dos Santos by way of a devastating knockout 64 seconds into the first round...

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  5. NHL Trade Speculation: 10 Least Movable Contracts

    With the trade deadline quickly approaching, teams are beginning to realize whether they will be buyers or sellers this season. Some teams are looking for the missing piece that will help take them to the playoffs and contend for a Stanley Cup...

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  6. Columbus Blue Jackets: 4 Ways to Solve Their Problems

    Last weekend, it was announced that the Columbus Blue Jackets and the city of Columbus would be the next to host the All-Star weekend festivities in 2013...

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  7. Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin Call Each Other Out

    Before his TKO loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz revealed that he has plans of retiring after his fight contract is up...

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  8. NHL Trade Rumors: Is Jeff Carter's Attitude Scaring Away Interested Teams?

    Ever since the Philadelphia Flyers decided to trade center Jeff Carter to the Columbus Blue Jackets before the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the 27-year-old has seemed unhappy with the cards he's been dealt...

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  9. UFC on Fox 2: Michael Bisping Says Chael Sonnen's Going to the Hospital

    This weekend in Chicago, Illinois, two of the UFC's biggest trash talkers will finally go to war. Michael Bisping and Chael Sonnen will battle to see who is the next challenger for middleweight champion Anderson Silva 's crown...

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  10. Columbus Blue Jackets: Does Curtis Sanford Deserve to Be Team's No. 1 Goalie?

    Heading into the offseason last year, the position that created the biggest question mark for the Columbus Blue Jackets was their situation between the pipes...

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  11. Columbus Blue Jackets: With James Wisniewski Out, Is It Time to Blow Up the Team

    Before the end of 2011, defenseman James Wisniewski , one of the Columbus Blue Jackets biggest offseason acquisitions, suffered a fractured ankle after blocking a slap shot...

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  12. NHL Trade Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets' Derick Brassard No Longer Available?

    During the early part of the season, as the Columbus Blue Jackets ' struggles were just beginning, center Derick Brassard spent most of his time as a healthy scratch...

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  13. UFC's Demian Maia: Chael Sonnen Would Be Stupid to Overlook Bisping

    In less than nine days, middleweight contenders Chael Sonnen and Michael Bisping will go to war to decide who will be the next person to challenge Anderson Silva for the title...

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  14. Georges St-Pierre Hopes to Defend Title in 2012, Predicts November Return

    After defeating Jake Shields at UFC 129, it was unknown who the next fighter would be to challenge for Georges St-Pierre's welterweight title...

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  15. UFC 142 Fight Card: Dana White Says Rumble Johnson's Job Is on the Line

    When Anthony "Rumble" Johnson decided to make the move up from welterweight to middleweight, many people believed that his issues with cutting weight would be over...

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  16. NHL Free Agents: 10 Players That Deserve a Pay Cut in 2012-2013

    At the end of each NHL season, one of the most exciting events to look forward to is the beginning of the free-agent period...

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  17. Scott Arniel Firing by Columbus Blue Jackets an Inevitable Move

    A move that seemed to be inevitable was finally made Monday morning when Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson announced that the team had relieved head coach Scott Arniel of his duties, according to ESPN ...

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  18. NHL Trade Scenarios: Players the Columbus Blue Jackets Could Get for Jeff Carter

    On New Year's Eve, Columbus Blue Jackes fans witnessed more disappointment as the team blew yet another lead, this time to the Washington Capitals ...

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  19. Tito Ortiz Expects July Return; Wants Liddell or Griffin as Final Opponent

    Back in December, "The People's Champion" Tito Ortiz suffered a TKO loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Before the fight, Ortiz revealed that he would finish the final two fights ...

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  20. James Wisniewski Injury: Where Do Columbus Blue Jackets Go from Here?

    On Thursday, the Columbus Blue Jackets achieved their first road regulation victory this season. Goaltender Steve Mason was near perfect and captain Rick Nash buried two goals to lead the Jackets past the Dallas Stars ...

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  21. Strikeforce Heavyweight Division to Be Absorbed by the UFC in 2012

    In 2011, it seemed that heavyweight contenders in the UFC were slim pickings. Former champion Brock Lesnar was on the mend with another fight with diverticulitis, Shane Carwin ...

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  22. Columbus Blue Jackets: A Look at the Team's Up-and-Coming Rookies

    The Columbus Blue Jackets have always been known as a team that likes to build their team through the Entry Draft and building their talent through their farm system...

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  23. Randy Couture: Bisping Probably Deserves a UFC Title Shot

    UFC middleweight Michael Bisping believes that he was deserving of a title shot after his one-sided dominant win over fellow Ultimate Fighter coach Jason "Mayhem" Miller back on December 3rd...

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  24. 5 NHL Teams That Have Quit on Their Coaches

    During the offseason in any sport, each team believes that the upcoming season will be a year of great success...

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  25. Columbus Blue Jackets: 10 Biggest Surprises from the Season so Far

    After what was the Columbus Blue Jackets ' most aggressive offseason in franchise history, it was predicted that the Union Blue would finally emerge from the basement of the Western Conference and contend for the playoffs...

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