1. MLB All-Star Game 2012: A Very Early American League All-Star Ballot

    Major League Baseball has started its annual All-Star voting campaign for the July 10 event in Kansas City. Over the years, I have been strongly opposed to having the voting start so early...

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  2. MLB Free Agency: Why the Brewers Are the Best Place for Roy Oswalt to Land

    A month into the 2012 MLB season and one of the top free agents is still available. Roy Oswalt was pursued by several teams during the offseason, but decided that the offers from the Detroit Tigers , St...

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  3. WWE Extreme Rules: Has John Cena Won Back the Crowd?

    Overall, WWE Extreme Rules was a very solid pay-per-view. Although the card did have some clunkers (like the Divas Championship match and Rybak's handicap match), there was one thing that will stick with many WWE fans for months to come...

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  4. MLB: Justin Morneau and 10 Feel-Good Storylines from This Season

    One of the best things about baseball is the month of April. While the rest of the season may serve as a reality check for several players and teams, April is where hope springs eternal and anything can happen...

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  5. Minnesota Twins: Why the Twins Pitching Staff Needs a New Voice

    When Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire became the manager in 2002, one of the first moves he made was hiring Rick Anderson as his pitching coach...

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  6. NFL Draft 2012: Six Options for the Minnesota Vikings at Pick No. 3

    The Minnesota Vikings are currently the biggest story in the 2012 NFL Draft . After the Indianapolis Colts select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck and the Washington Redskins select Robert Griffin III, what the Vikings will do at No...

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  7. NFL Draft 2012: Why the Event Needs to Return to the 2-Day Format

    In regards to sports television, there aren't many things better than the NFL draft. At first glance, it seems like televising a man walking to a podium and reading a name seems over the top...

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  8. Minnesota Twins: Why Francisco Liriano Must Be Converted to a Closer

    There is no pitcher in recent Minnesota Twins history that has been as maddening as Francisco Liriano ...

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  9. Minnesota Vikings: Why Zygi Wilf Is Not Norm Green in Vikings' Stadium Battle

    Entering today, the most terrible act in Minnesota sports was Norm Green moving the Minnesota North Stars to Dallas...

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  10. Justin Morneau: Is It Too Early for Teams to Inquire About the Minnesota Twin?

    Early returns on the Minnesota Twins season have indicated that they will be toward the bottom of the AL Central standings once the July 31 trade deadline arrives...

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  11. NBA Lottery: Why Charles Barkley's Lottery-Rigging Concerns Are Legit

    The National Basketball Association implemented a lottery system in 1985 to prevent teams from tanking at the end of the season to obtain a higher pick...

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  12. Minnesota Twins: Was 2002 AL Central Champions Team Worthy of a Reunion?

    The Minnesota Twins have made some odd decisions over the past couple of months. Aside from the obvious second guessing that should go on with most of their free-agent signings ...

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  13. Minnesota Twins: Is Danny Valencia Ready to Have a Breakout Season?

    One of the biggest holes in the Minnesota Twins organization over the past several years has been at third base...

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  14. Minnesota Twins: Why Getting off to a Fast Start to the 2012 Season Is Important

    It was Opening Day 2011, and the Minnesota Twins were lining up for the national anthem in Toronto. The camera on Fox Sports North panned across the faces of the Twins as they got ready to kick off their 2011 season against the Blue Jays ...

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  15. Justin Morneau: 7 Reasons Trading Him Is the Best Move in July

    Two seasons ago, Justin Morneau was one of the most feared hitters in all of baseball. The 2006 American League Most Valuable Player Award winner was on pace in 2010 to not only set career-highs, but possibly win his second MVP award...

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  16. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the World Series Champion

    The conclusion of my 2012 MLB Preview ends with a prediction of who will take home the 2012 World Series. Here, we will go round by round to analyze who could walk away with the hardware come October...

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  17. WrestleMania 28 Review: 5 Things I Hated About the Show

    The buildup for WrestleMania 28 made the event one of the most anticipated WrestleManias ever. The Rock was going to take on John Cena, Triple H and the Undertaker were going to fight ...

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  18. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the National League Award Winners

    While the American League had the drama during the 2011 season, the National League wound up with the success...

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  19. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the American League Award Winners

    The American League took a step back during the 2011 season as the National League seemingly caught up to them. For the second straight year, the AL dropped the All-Star game to the National League by a score of 5-1...

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  20. WrestleMania 28: How The Rock vs. John Cena Compares to The Rock vs. Hulk Hogan

    At WrestleMania 28, WWE will unleash one of the most anticipated main events in the history of WrestleMania when Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson faces John Cena ...

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  21. MLB Preview 2012: 10 Questions for the Milwaukee Brewers

    The Milwaukee Brewers had one of their most successful seasons in franchise history in 2011, as the Brewers advanced to a league championship series for the first time since 1982...

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  22. MLB Preview 2012: 10 Questions for the 2012 Minnesota Twins

    The 2012 Minnesota Twins are looking to rebound from one of the most disastrous seasons in franchise history. One season removed from 99 losses and a slew of injuries, the Twins will face the important question of whether or not 2011 was a fluke...

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  23. MLB Predictions 2012: Predicting All 30 Teams' First Pitcher to 10 Wins

    In the past couple of years, the win has become one of the most confusing stats in all of baseball. In some cases, a pitcher that has a lot of wins is the streak-stopping ace that can put a team on his back in case of emergency...

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  24. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the American League Central

    The 2011 season signaled a changing of the guard in the American League Central. The Minnesota Twins, who had risen above injuries, deficiencies and many other things so many times ...

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  25. MLB Preview 2012: Predicting the American League West Divsion

    The center of the baseball universe shifted over to the American League West in the offseason for several reasons...

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