1. San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals: Whose Defense Is Better?

    Unbeknownst to some proud fans of the San Francisco 49ers , there’s a team whose defense may actually be just as good. Or even better. The Arizona Cardinals are undefeated on the young season by way of a dominant defense...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Things We Learned from the Loss to the Minnesota Vikings

    As to not abuse an overwrought clich é, the San Francisco 49ers have fallen—and have fallen hard...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Things to Expect for Week 3 vs. the Minnesota Vikings

    The San Francisco 49ers travel to Minnesota for a Week 3 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings . In a third-consecutive game featuring an NFC North opponent, the 49ers will square off against the weakest squad in that division...

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  4. Cleveland Cavaliers: 3 Reasons the Cavs Will Make a Playoff Run in 2012-13

    The last time the Cleveland Cavaliers made the playoffs, a certain he-who-shall-not-be-named led the team single-handedly. Three seasons later, another young man looks to advance his team in a singular fashion...

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  5. San Francisco 49ers: 8 Most Critical Matchups Versus the Minnesota Vikings

    Let’s face it: seeing the Minnesota Vikings on the schedule doesn ’t exactly inspire thoughts of “critical matchup” if you’re a San Francisco 49er...

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  6. College Football Picks Week 4: Predictions for Top 5 Teams

    Three weeks of college football are in the books. Now it’s time for the inevitable predictions of the winners among the hallowed Top Five. Week 4 presents an assortment of handsome matchups featuring teams in the upper echelon...

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  7. Champions League: Valencia and Four Other Teams That Can't Afford a Slow Start

    Group play in the 2012 Champions League features Valencia and numerous other teams that bowed out in the same stage last season...

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  8. Detroit Tigers: 4 Ways the Tigers Can Still Win the AL Central

    The Detroit Tigers are amidst a fierce battle for first place in the AL Central. The Chicago White Sox are in a position to ensure that doesn ’t happen...

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  9. Cal vs. Ohio State Football: 6 Winners and Losers for the Golden Bears

    In a battle ultimately decided by the failures of a certain Italian kicker, anyone associated internally or externally with the Cal Bears questioned the necessity of the field goal in the game of football...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers: Final Thoughts Before Detroit Lions Matchup

    Handshakes, foot stomps, drug suspensions—these developments do not represent the final thoughts before the San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions matchup...

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  11. Golden State Warriors: 3 Reasons Why Stephen Curry Will Dominate This Season

    Golden State Warriors fans: Stephen Curry is a future—but is he the future? In recent estimations, one would point to the contrary. Curry played in just 26 games in 2011, due to his seemingly interminable ankle injuries...

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  12. New York Knicks: 4 Keys for a Winning Season in 2012-13

    The New York Knicks secured a winning season and the No. 7 seed in the East in 2011. A major key to that success—at least in the early goings—was the point guard play of Jeremy Lin...

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  13. NFL Week 2 Picks: Predicting Winners After Upset-Heavy Opening Week

    The first week of the NFL season featured a rash of top teams in the power rankings go down to purportedly inferior opponents. The Packers, Saints and Giants headlined that group that lost over the opening week...

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  14. QPR vs. Chelsea: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    A week before Chelsea begins its group stage play in the Champions League, QPR arrives on the schedule for continuing Premier League action...

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  15. John Axford: Why Milwaukee Brewers Closer Won't Give Up His Job Rest of Season

    Nearly a month ago to the day, John Axford ’s future as the Milwaukee Brewers closer was tenuous at best. If you had asked Brewers fans whether Axford still deserved his job, they would not have answered in the affirmative...

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  16. San Francisco 49ers Week 1 Awards: MVP, LVP and Top Niner Rookie

    Well hello there, Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season—we’ve been awaiting your arrival. Obligatory introductions aside, the San Francisco 49ers opened their 2012 campaign ...

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  17. 49ers vs. Packers: Would Loss of Brandon Jacobs and Ted Ginn Prove Significant?

    Per Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Brandon Jacobs and Ted Ginn are currently listed as doubtful for the 49ers' 2012 opener against the Packers . If that injury status worsens by Sunday at 1:25 p...

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  18. Texas Longhorns Football: 5 Keys to Beating the New Mexico Lobos

    Contrary to conventional thought, Boise State isn’t the only viable team in the Mountain West Conference—at least for now...

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  19. San Francisco Giants: Top 3 Candidates to Be Cody Ross-Like Hero of '12 Playoffs

    After an uninspiring regular season, Cody Ross was a mesmerizing force for the San Francisco Giants in the 2010 playoffs. In fact, GM Brian Sabean picked him up late in the season as a preventative measure...

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  20. MLB Playoff Race: Baltimore Orioles Primed to Win AL East

    Baltimore Orioles : 2012 AL East Champions? The MLB world—and world in general for that matter—surely isn’t prepared to hear such a normally outlandish statement...

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  21. Jason Witten: Tight End's Injury Will Lead to Cowboys Loss at Giants in Week 1

    One might suppose that the most relevant idea here is who has any business whatsoever playing with a recently lacerated spleen...

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  22. New York Yankees: How Mark Teixeira's Injury Will Change AL East Playoff Picture

    The mighty Yankees—oh, the New York Yankees have found themselves in quite the precarious position. As of Tuesday, September 4, the Bronx Bombers are tied with the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the AL East...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: Implications of Parys Haralson's Injury

    The injury bug is an ugly thing. After a relatively injury-free 2011 campaign, the San Francisco 49ers suffered a season-ending loss at a crucial position...

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  24. San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down the Rookie Class After the Preseason

    What would be the deal if you were an NFL rookie? Make the squad, not make the squad, find yourself on the practice squad—the offseason process is about as enjoyable as, well, something that’s not so enjoyable...

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  25. NFL Predictions: NFC West's 4 Skill Players Who Will Struggle in 2012

    The NFC West is an entirely different division than it has been in years past. It no longer harbors the bottom-feeders of the NFL , though some might make a case against that. Each roster actually features an abundance of quality skill players...

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