1. Drafting the Perfect Baseball Team for 2012, Using My List of Players

    Every year, I join MLB .com and set up a 12-team league, where I try and create the best team from a preset list of players that I want to pick...

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  2. Super Bowl Commercials 2012: Top 5 and Bottom 1 Funniest Commercials

    This year's batch of Super Bowl commercials was more car-centric than most years. It seemed every other commercial was for cars, rather than the influx of Doritos and Bud Light ads that we have been so used to over the past few years...

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  3. Curtis Martin Elected to NFL Hall of Fame on 2nd Try

    Jets fans have something they can cheer about this offseason. One of the team's greatest players has been elected to the NFL Hall of Fame, and his name is Curtis Martin...

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  4. 5 Potential Expansion Sites for Major League Soccer with Team Names

    Ever since Real Salt Lake and CD Chivas USA both began play in 2004, Major League Soccer has had a surge in expansion franchises, with one or two coming in every year. Last year, it was the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers ...

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  5. 5 Reasons the St. Louis Cardinals Will Win the NL Central

    Last year's St. Louis Cardinals team was one of the feel-good stories of the year. They went from having fading playoff hopes to winning the World Series over the Texas Rangers in seven games...

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  6. Judging the New York Mets' 5 Major Additions (So Far) This Offseason

    Sandy Alderson has been operating on a shoestring budget this offseason. With no money to re-sign their top hitter or retain their second best starter, the Mets general manager had to pinch pennies in order to make ends meet...

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  7. MLB Prospect Outlook: Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF, New York Mets

    Where were you on June 5, 2008? That was first day of the 2008 MLB draft. The Mets had a few good picks that day, drafting first baseman Ike Davis out of Arizona State, infielder ...

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  8. 5 Alternate Slogans for the 2012 Mets Season

    The Mets haven't really had a great slogan since 2006, when, during their amazing season, the PR department penned the immortal words: "The Team, The Time...

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  9. MLB Free Agency: Why the Mets Should Sign Rick Ankiel to a Contract

    It's been a fairly quiet offseason for the Mets . About the most excitement fans have had so far is hearing that John Franco was elected to the Mets Hall of Fame...

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  10. My 5 Funniest Super Bowl Commercials for Doritos

    Just like my last slideshow about the five funniest Super Bowl commercials not for Doritos, here's my list of the five funniest commercials for Doritos...

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  11. 5 Numbers That Should Be Retired by the New York Mets

    37, 14, 41, 42, Shea. These four numbers and one name represent the numbers whom the Mets have honored by putting them on the left field wall of Shea Stadium, then Citi Field...

    Alex Giobbi Written by Alex Giobbi about over 2 years ago 1,056 reads 37 comments

  12. Joe Paterno's Funeral to Be Protested by Westboro Church, Why This Needs to Stop

    College football fans were treated to sad news Sunday when legendary Penn State head coach Joe Paterno passed away just two months after leaving the school...

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  13. Heath Bell, Mariano Rivera and Baseball's Best Closers in 2012

    The closer is one of the most important positions in baseball. His job is to get the last three (or more) batters out in order to end the game. A closer can either be a shutdown man or a shellshock pitcher...

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  14. Super Bowl 2012: 5 Future Halftime Shows That Should Be Considered

    Aside from the game and the commercials, the Super Bowl is known for its halftime show, where a world-famous musical act performs a medley of its most famous songs. Last year, it was the Black Eyed Peas, the year before, The Who...

    Alex Giobbi Written by Alex Giobbi about over 2 years ago 13,225 reads 11 comments

  15. 5 Funniest Super Bowl Ads That Weren't for Doritos

    One of the best things to watch during the Super Bowl aside from the game is the ads. The ads are brand new, ridiculously hilarious at times and some even make it into the pop culture spectrum...

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  16. Moneyball and the Five Greatest Baseball Movies of All Time

    "Moneyball," the story of how a small-market ball club manages to compete with its larger-market adversaries, was released to DVD and Blu-ray recently, and I, being a baseball fan, bought my copy...

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  17. Super Bowl 2012: Why a Harbaugh Bowl Rematch Would Be a Better Game

    With the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers both reaching the championship games for their respective conferences, history could be made next weekend...

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  18. Alex Smith May Be a Hero Today, but He Has to Live in the Shadow Again

    For one day, Alex Smith becomes one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL . He beats the well-liked Drew Brees in a shootout at Candlestick Park, giving San Francisco their first NFC Championship Game berth since 1998...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft: 6 Players the New York Jets Should Look At

    It may be January, and the offseason may not be upon us yet, but the Jets had better start thinking about what they are going to do for next season. The Jets finished 8-8 and sit at the 16th spot in the NFL draft...

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  20. New York Mets' 10 Worst Free-Agent Signings in Team History

    Since free agency began in 1976, the New York Mets have had some hits and misses. Some players, like Carlos Beltran, proved to be good, while others didn't do as well...

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  21. Grading the NFL's Alternates During the Reebok Era for Every Team

    Alternate jerseys in the NFL are a recent thing, having only started ten years ago. Needless to say, there have been some good ones as well as some that were awful...

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  22. NFL New York Jets: 5 People to Blame for Team's Underwhelming Season

    The 2011 NFL season is very much over for the New York Jets . No playoffs for the first time since Eric Mangini was the coach; no Rex Ryan drenched in Gatorade; and most certainly, no happy Jets fans in the coming weeks...

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  23. Baseball Hall of Fame 2012: Barry Larkin and Four Other Candidates for Election

    One of my favorite things to do is wait for the Baseball Writers to tally their votes and determine which baseball players will be immortalized with a plaque in the Hall of Fame...

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  24. Every NBA Team's Top Celebrity Fan

    With the NBA season upon us, and with the other Big Three sports already covered, it's time to find out who is the top celebrity fan of each NBA team...

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  25. Blackout at Candlestick and 5 Other Strange Stadium Delays in Recent Memory

    Monday night football got even more interesting when, during the 49ers - Steelers game, a transformer blew, engulfing Candlestick Park in total blackness...twice...

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