1. Try Something New: Enjoy Lebron James' Exceptionalism

    LeBron James did on Thursday what hasn’t been done in almost 50 years. It’s just too bad more viewers weren’t interested in rooting for the three-time MVP instead of against him...

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  2. University of Arkansas Shows Its True Colors Hiring John L. Smith

    University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor and Athletic Director Jeff Long stepped to the podium with a bit more alacrity on Tuesday, eager to distance himself from the sordid revelations of Bobby Petrino’s exit with the hiring of John L...

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  3. Bubba Watson, PGA's Unwillingness to Criticize Augusta National Hurts Golf

    Every so often athletes have the opportunity to leverage their achievements and compel others to question the status quo. Muhammad Ali did it when he defiantly refused service in Vietnam...

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  4. NBA Rumors: Steve Nash to the Miami Heat Makes All Kinds of Sense

    For a guy who does his best to avoid the rumor-mill, current Phoenix Sun and soon-to-be free agent Steve Nash has attracted plenty of attention lately...

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  5. Enough Indignation: Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints Should Have Seen This Coming

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell delivered his own vicious hit on Wednesday, striking the New Orleans Saints with one of the steepest punishments in league history...

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  6. DeSean Jackson: 10 Best Plays of His Career

    The Eagles opted to retain the services of one of the NFL ’s most electrifying players on Thursday, signing wide receiver DeSean Jackson to a five-year, $55 million contract...

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  7. LeBron James Is Better Than Kobe Bryant Ever Was

    The Los Angeles Lakers may have beaten the Miami Heat in their latest matchup, but LeBron James has eclipsed Kobe Bryant as the league’s best game-changer since Michael Jordan…Cue the eye roll in Southern California...

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  8. Oakland Raiders: Raider Nation Still Adjusting to Life Without Al Davis

    Five months after Al Davis ' death, Raider fans remain reluctant to embrace his son, Mark, with the same devotion...

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  9. College Basketball Recruiting: The Country's Best High School/Prep Programs

    In college basketball , a team's fortunes can change with a single player, making the recruiting period fiercely competitive...

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  10. The Problem with Recruiting: Is College Football Hurting Its Athletes?

    With another Signing Day behind us, college football fans are taking stock of their recruiting class and measuring each player’s talents in future wins and losses...

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  11. Worst College Basketball National Champions of All Time

    Long before office pools became the obsession of nine-to-fivers, the NCAA Tournament played second fiddle to the NIT and its alluring New York media coverage...

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  12. For Cal Fans, Revisiting the Disappointment of 2004 Is Filled with Mixed Emotion

    Since the bowl matchups were announced on December 4, sports pundits have been busy crafting compelling storylines for this year’s games...

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  13. Cal Bears Basketball: Keys to Winning the Pac-12 Title in 2011-12

    The 2011-12 college basketball season is shaping up much the way 2009-10 did. That's good news for the California Golden Bears...

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