1. NBA Rumors: Examining the Top 4 Players Still Available and Where They Will Land

    With free agency comes an extended period of time for NBA teams to reach out to talented players that could immediately fill sought-after roles—while building towards the goal of assembling a potential championship-worthy squad...

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  2. 2012 Summer Olympics: 5 Athletes That Will Produce Must-See TV

    With just 10 days remaining, the opening ceremony of the Olympics is rapidly approaching and that means it is time to get into the full swing of things by embracing all that is the finest international sporting event of the summer...

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  3. Rob Gronkowski and Eight Athletes with the Best Social Lives in Sports

    The lifestyles of the rich and the famous are quite intriguing to us normal folk who work 9-5 jobs during the week and are thus forced to keep partying to a minimum on the weekends...

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  4. O.J. Mayo Rumors: Why Indiana Would Be the Best Fit for the Former USC Star

    It is well known news that the Indiana Pacers attempted to rush a deal through the wire with the Memphis Grizzles just minutes before the league's trading deadline this past season...

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  5. EPL Transfers: 3 Teams in Most Dire Need of Help and Who They Are Targeting

    With the weeks until a September kickoff of the English Premier League continuing to count down, the pressure for clubs to make the necessary transfer acquisitions is now greater than ever...

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  6. Cincinnati Bengals: Why Andy Dalton Will Dominate in 2012

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton 's spectacular rookie season was a big part of what made the Bengals a trendy pick with an unlikely success story that culminated in a playoff experience in 2011...

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  7. Why Marouane Fellaini Is World Football's Most Unappreciated Star

    The Belgian midfielder's haircut has in part propelled him to a role as one of Everton's most recognizable players, but hypothetically speaking, if Marouane Fellaini was to cut ...

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  8. NBA Draft 2012: Who Should This Year's Playoff Teams Target?

    In less than 24 hours, many collegiate and international basketball players from across the globe will look to jump start their dreams of playing in lengthy and successful NBA careers when the 2012 draft kicks off at 7 p...

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  9. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist: Exposing the Flaws in the Kentucky Star's Game

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been winning long before he joined up with Kentucky's John Calipari for a one-and-done freshman super season with the almost certain No...

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  10. Ryan Suter Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction on Free-Agent Buzz

    The biggest name on the defensive end of the ice, Nashville's Ryan Suter, is set to attract much attention from the league's top teams as an unrestricted free agent this offseason...

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  11. NBA Draft 2012: Why Austin Rivers Will Be the Next Great Superstar

    The next great superstar. It is a concept that is labeled on talent with potential to succeed at the highest level...

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  12. Philadelphia 76ers: Why Team Would Be Foolish to Trade Andre Iguodala

    Let's face it, Philadelphia 76ers fans may have been given an unfair reputation due to the actions of a few fans, but they aren't stupid—these fans know their sports...

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  13. Heat vs. Thunder Game 5: What OKC Must Do to Stave off an Elimination

    Thursday night in a crucial Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder are faced with a daunting win or go home matchup, and if they want to survive another game, they'll ...

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  14. Euro 2012 Predictions: Stars Who Will Stun Fans with Poor Showings

    Portugal and the Czech Republic are set to kick off tomorrow, marking the start of the quarterfinals. A time in competition play where players are expected to step up their game and ...

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  15. Stanley Cup: Ranking the Best Vacations NHL's Cup Has Taken

    After defeating the New Jersey Devils in six games, the remarkable run of the Los Angeles Kings to win their franchise's first Stanley Cup was marked today with the city's first sports parade to celebrate a hockey team's victory...

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  16. Philadelphia 76ers: 5 Free Agents Who Team Must Chase to Stay in Contention

    The Philadelphia 76er 's remarkable run this year reflects on how well the team has drafted in the last couple of years...

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  17. Euro 2012 Scores: 4 Defenses in Dire Need of Improvement After Crushing Defeats

    The European Championships mark the halfway point between the next World Cup in 2014, but, more importantly, they offer European fans the chance to see their country's most talented ...

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  18. Wayne Rooney: Why Striker Will Be to Blame If England Falls Short of Glory

    Look, I'm not usually one to kick somebody while they are already down, but in the case of England's star striker Wayne Rooney , I think there can be some wiggle room...

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  19. NHL Free Agency: 5 Low-Key Players Who Will Make a Huge Difference

    The period of free agency during the off season gives teams with large bank accounts the ability to splurge on established players that will provide an extra boost to their franchises...

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  20. 5 MLB Prospects Who Could Become the Next Justin Verlander

    What exactly comes to mind when you hear the name Justin Verlander being tossed around? The man surely is quite decorated, starting with the 2006 AL Rookie of the Year Award and ...

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  21. Belmont Stakes 2012: Biggest Challengers to I'll Have Another's Triple Crown

    On Saturday night, the anticipation surrounding horse racing will ultimately culminate when I'll Have Another takes on the field in an attempt to achieve the first Triple Crown in 34 years...

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  22. Everton Transfer Rumors: Why Clint Dempsey Would Be an Ideal Signing

    When Nikica Jelavić came to Everton smack dab in the middle of yet another hotly contested Premier League season, he responded by absolutely tearing up the stat sheet with nine league and 11 overall goals in just half a season...

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  23. Funniest Bench Moments in Sports History

    The bench is normally a place reserved for the players and coaches who are not factors in contest outcomes. For players preforming, the bench is either a place to catch a breather and rehydrate before taking to the playing grounds...

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  24. Euro 2012: Robin Van Persie and Top-Form Players Heading into Tournament

    The European Championships of 2012 are set to kick off in just nine days. Netherlands star Robin van Persie is just one of many players looking to translate a quality premiership season into international play...

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  25. Stanley Cup Predictions 2012: Why New Jersey Devils Will Dominate at Home

    With the battle for Lord Stanley's Cup set to kickoff tonight in Newark at the Prudential Center, the on-ice matchup between two teams is highlighted by off-ice negotiations a little ...

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