1. Chavez Jr. vs. Vera: Keys to Victory and Storylines to Watch in HBO Bout

    Coming off the first loss of his career, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) faces a must-win situation when he steps into the ring to take on Brian Vera (28-6) on Saturday night. It wasn't much more than a year ago that Chavez Jr...

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  2. Tajh Boyd's Updated Heisman Outlook After Huge Performance vs. Wake Forest

    The Heisman Trophy can't be won in one game, but Tajh Boyd is doing his best to do just that with an extremely efficient performance against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons...

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  3. Week 3 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Projecting Best and Worst RB Plays

    If you have LeSean McCoy and Jamaal Charles on your roster, you probably aren't too worried about who to start at running back this week. You're also probably playing in a four-team league...

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  4. Fantasy Football Week 3: Popular Waiver-Wire Additions Who Will Disappoint

    So you have a fancy new waiver-wire pickup on your fantasy football team after Week 2. But is it wise to depend on that new player to lead your team to victory in Week 3? Unfortunately, the answer is probably no...

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  5. NFL Picks Against the Spread Week 3: Favorites Who Will Fail to Cover

    The NFL 's Week 3 slate sees more than one favorite attempting to cover the spread against a quality team...

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  6. Marqise Lee's Updated 2014 NFL Draft Stock After Win Over Utah State

    In the midst of an otherwise underwhelming offense, USC star receiver Marqise Lee continues to stand out as a top NFL draft prospect for the Trojans...

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  7. Lane Kiffin's Updated Hot Seat Meter After Narrow Win over Utah State

    The USC Trojans might have picked up the win against an upstart Utah State team, but it isn't likely to improve Lane Kiffin 's job security in Los Angeles...

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  8. UFC 165: Biggest Locks on Jones vs. Gustafsson Card

    Headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson , UFC 165 is a card marked by more than one fight that figures to be rather lopsided. Joe Silva and Co...

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  9. College Football Rankings 2013: Teams That Deserve to Make a Jump in Week 4

    College football's Week 3 action proved one thing for sure: Alabama is the outright No. 1 team in the country right now...

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  10. Mayweather vs. Canelo Results: Few Challenges Remain for Money After Win

    Is there a viable opponent that can really defeat Floyd Mayweather ? That's the question that has to be posed after Mayweather's dazzling decision win over Saul "Canelo" Alvarez...

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  11. Garcia vs. Matthysse Results: Decision Win Shows Swift Is Ready for Star Status

    Danny Garcia (27-0) capitalized on the greatest opportunity of his career on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Lucas Matthyse (34-3, 1 NC)...

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  12. Erica Mendez: Getting to Know Danny Garcia's Girlfriend

    Danny Garcia did a lot to raise his own stock on Saturday night with an emphatic win over challenger Lucas Matthysse , but he also brought his girlfriend, Erica Mendez, into the limelight...

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  13. Mack Brown Must Dominate Big 12 Play to Get off Hot Seat After Ole Miss Loss

    Mack Brown 's hot seat got a little bit warmer with a 44-23 loss to the No. 25 Ole Miss Rebels one week after a 40-21 loss to the BYU Cougars. Once again the Longhorns struggled to stop the run...

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  14. AJ McCarron Establishes Heisman Legitimacy with Performance Against Texas A&M

    Johnny Manziel was given all the attention going into Saturday's Alabama vs. Texas A&M game, but it was AJ McCarron who led his team to a victory. He also made a strong case to be included in the 2013 Heisman Trophy race...

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  15. America's Cup Results: Updated Final Standings After Week 2

    After an action-packed Week 1 of the 2013 America's Cup, Team New Zealand and Team USA are at it again in Week 2...

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  16. Johnny Manziel's Heisman Hopes Hinge on 2nd Half of Alabama Game

    An epic performance against the Alabama Crimson Tide sparked Johnny Manziel to a Heisman winning season in 2012. Now he'll need an epic second half comeback to make a similar statement against the Tide this year...

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  17. NFL TV Schedule Week 1: When to Catch Week 1's Must-See Matchups

    If the NFL 's schedule makers were looking to create a slate of games that would give us some memorable shootouts right off the bat, then they nailed it...

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  18. NFL Picks Week 1: Last-Minute Lines and Predictions for Every Season Opener

    Week 1 tends to be the NFL 's most crazy when it comes to prognostication. Between emerging rookies, aging veterans, new head coaches and coordinators, and random collapses (looking ...

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  19. Ohio State Football: Key Takeaways from Dominant Win over San Diego State

    The Ohio State Buckeyes took the next step toward their ultimate goal of winning the national championship on Saturday with a dominant 42-7 win over the San Diego State Aztecs in Ohio Stadium...

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  20. Week 1 NFL Picks: Safest Bets for League's Opening Slate of Games

    The first week of the NFL season means a lot of uncertainty around the league, but that doesn't mean there are no sure picks to lock up this week...

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  21. Derek Jeter Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Ankle, Potential Return Date

    Derek Jeter 's issues with the injury bug don't appear to be coming to an end anytime soon. The New York Yankees ' 39-year-old shortstop was pulled from Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox with an apparent ankle injury...

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  22. Braxton Miller Injury: Updates on Ohio State QB's Knee, Potential Return Date

    Ohio State fans held their collective breath after quarterback Braxton Miller was taken out of Saturday's game against San Diego State after suffering an apparent knee injury...

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  23. Devin Gardner's Play vs. Notre Dame Will Reveal Michigan Wolverine's Ceiling

    The Michigan Wolverines could be a BCS sleeper or a team on the periphery of the Big 10 title race. Most of that is up to starting quarterback Devin Gardner . With Brady Hoke 's squad set to take on rival Notre Dame at 8 p...

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  24. Mayweather vs. Canelo Start Time: Viewing Info for Epic Pay-Per-View Card

    The light middleweight championship fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1) and Floyd Mayweather (44-0) may still be a week away, but the excitement is palpable...

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  25. New Mexico State vs. Texas: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

    The No. 15 Texas Longhorns will open their 2013 slate against a rebuilding New Mexico State program in a season opener that will serve as a tune up for the Longhorns and a litmus ...

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