1. Raiders vs. Ravens: Final Report Card, Player Grades for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders suffered an embarrassing defeat they'd soon like to forget. The Baltimore Ravens dismantled the Raiders 55-10 at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday...

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  2. San Francisco 49ers: Odds on Home-Field Advantage & Other Playoff Seeds

    First place in the NFC West (6-2), No. 3 in the NFC and No. 4 in the NFL —these are the current playoff-relevant standings for the San Francisco 49ers heading into the second half...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers: Player Power Rankings at Midseason

    The San Francisco 49ers rank somewhere within the top five in most NFL team power rankings at the midseason point...

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  4. 49ers vs. Cardinals: Michael Crabtree and a Coming out Party of 3

    So much for one of those closely fought divisional matchups. Michael Crabtree and the 49ers traveled into the territory of the one-time division-leading Arizona Cardinals and scoffed at the notion of competitive balance...

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  5. Detroit Lions: 5 Ways Team Can Get Back to Its Winning Ways

    A day after their baseball brethren suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the World Series, the Detroit Lions awake wondering where their winning ways have gone as well...

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  6. NBA Rumors: Should Denver Nuggets Give Ty Lawson 4 Years and $45 Million?

    At 5’11’’, Denver Nuggets ’ point guard Ty Lawson is small of stature. The same cannot be said about his wallet...

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  7. World Series 2012: Why Barry Zito Will Outperform Justin Verlander in Game 1

    So who ya got in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series : Barry Zito or Justin Verlander? A soft-tossing southpaw or a 100 MPH-throwing righty on the world’s biggest stage? ...

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  8. Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Reasons the Team Shouldn't Spend Big in Free Agency

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have already spent big in 2012, having made the most significant splash in the MLB trade world back in late August...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers: Moves Team Should Make and Avoid Before Trade Deadline

    Trade deadline moves for first-place teams like the San Francisco 49ers aren’t always readily apparent...

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  10. San Francisco 49ers: Alex Smith's Woes Continue in Week 7

    There was a time when the 49ers - Seahawks rivalry didn’t mean much. Well, it definitely means something now, and the road team felt something it wouldn’t have otherwise desired...

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  11. Chicago Cubs: Thoughts on Potential Offseason Moves

    The Chicago Cubs have been accustomed to losing seasons over the past few years. But 101 losses is another thing entirely. No team ever takes those campaigns in stride—even franchises with a 108-year World Series drought weighing on them...

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  12. Tim Tebow: Why He Needs to Be Jets' Secret Weapon Against the Patriots

    Tim Tebow —yes, Tim Tebow—could be just what the doctor ordered for the underdog New York Jets in Week 7. The New England Patriots arrive on the schedule for a Sunday afternoon divisional matchup...

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  13. Yankees vs. Tigers: Why CC Sabathia's Dominance of Detroit Won't Extend ALCS

    Not many things have gone right for the New York Yankees in the ALCS. One brief four-run rally notwithstanding, nearly all auspicious developments have gone in favor of the Detroit Tigers...

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  14. 8 San Francisco Giants Who Hold Postseason Glory in Their Hands

    Glory is an achievement that many San Francisco Giants have experienced in the recent past. It was just two years ago that the 2010 postseason transformed into a 2010 World Series title for several players still on the club...

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  15. Buffalo Bills: Can Ryan Fitzpatrick Ever Lead His Team to the Playoffs?

    Those ideologically inclined to believe in Ryan Fitzpatrick ’s future effectiveness with the Buffalo Bills might answer this musing in the affirmative. Those more in tune with reality, however, might believe otherwise...

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  16. Alex Smith vs. Colin Kaepernick: How Should 49ers Use Each QB?

    Allow the debate over Alex Smith vs. Colin Kaepernick to rage onward. Following the loss to the NY Giants on Sunday, the discussion over the ways in which the 49ers should use their respective QBs will undeniably reach its most virulent state...

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  17. Madison Bumgarner: SF Giants Starter Continues Late-Season Collapse in NLCS

    The San Francisco Giants ’ Madison Bumgarner could only hope he was still pitching in August. Or July, June, May or April for that matter. Since August 25, the usually reliable Bumgarner has been trapped in a late-season collapse...

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  18. Giants vs. 49ers: San Francisco Got Dominated in the Trenches in 26-3 Loss

    For how well the game presumably began for the San Francisco 49ers , things quickly went awry against the New York Giants on Sunday...

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  19. Seattle Seahawks: 4 Reasons Pete Carroll Takes Team Back to the Playoffs

    Pete Carroll —one of the most youthfully exuberant sideline generals in the NFL —also incorporates an old-school, no-nonsense blueprint in game plans for his Seattle Seahawks ...

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  20. Minnesota Twins: 3 Reasons Ron Gardenhire Should Be Manager in 2013

    Minnesota Twins fans are in quite the conundrum regarding how they feel about their manager, Ron Gardenhire ...

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  21. MLB Playoffs 2012: Why St. Louis Cardinals Are a Lock to Advance to NLCS

    Denying the St. Louis Cardinals their rightful playoff destiny isn ’t generally a wise move...

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  22. Memphis Grizzlies vs. Chicago Bulls: Early Look at 2012-13 Rosters

    The Memphis Grizzlies and Chicago Bulls—two playoff teams from 2011-12—look to assess whether their 2012-13 rosters are also playoff-worthy...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: Early Team Awards After Week 5 of 2012 Season

    Many of the San Francisco 49ers faithful will invariably consider an article that hands out team awards after just five weeks a silly exercise...

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  24. Bills vs. 49ers: San Francisco's Biggest Winners and Losers from NFL Week 5

    The order in which the Bills vs. 49ers' winners and losers appear in this article’s headline doesn ’t at all convey what occurred on this gridiron matchup. There was a clear winner, and, well—a less-than-inconspicuous loser...

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  25. Andy Dalton: 3 Reasons QB Will Take the Cincinnati Bengals Back to the Playoffs

    When was the last time your TCU quarterback was top five in the NFL? Andy Dalton—QB of the playoff-hopeful Cincinnati Bengals—is not indoctrinated in the schooling of sophomore slumps...

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