1. National Lacrosse League: The Stealth Upset the Defending Champs in Week 1

    Saturday night in the NLL season opener , a late goal by Athan Iannucci pushed the Washington Stealth past the defending champion Rochester Knighthawks by a final score of 13-12...

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  2. Calgary Roughnecks 2013 NLL Preview: Will the Riggers Make a Deep Playoff Push?

    The Calgary Roughnecks were not happy with how their 2012 campaign wrapped up. After posting the best record in the National Lacrosse League for the second straight season, the ...

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  3. National Lacrosse League 2013: Week 1 Preview and Predictions

    The National Lacrosse League's 2013 season gets underway on Jan. 5 when the Washington Stealth host the Rochester Knighthawks . The Stealth were the lone team in the NLL to miss the 2012 playoffs...

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  4. Colorado Mammoth 2013 NLL Preview: What's Next for John Grant Jr. and Company?

    The Colorado Mammoth had a very good 2012 season, led by John Grant Jr.'s record-setting performance. The Mammoth got off to a tremendous start, winning their first six before ...

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  5. Toronto Rock 2013 NLL Preview: Focussing on the Big Prize

    The Toronto Rock enter the 2013 National Lacrosse League campaign with one goal on their minds: Win the championship. The Rock have won the Champion's Cup six times in their storied history and looked poised to take yet another run at it in 2012...

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  6. Minnesota Swarm 2013 NLL Preview: Taking the Next Step to the Top

    The Minnesota Swarm finished the 2012 season in third place in the National Lacrosse League West Division with a 9-7 record following an offseason that saw them make wholesale changes to the roster...

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  7. National Lacrosse League: Top Fantasy Picks to Start the Season

    With the National Lacrosse League's season opener just days away, it is time for fantasy fans to finalize their Week 1 picks...

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  8. Rochester Knighthawks 2013 NLL Preview: Can They Repeat as Champions?

    The Rochester Knighthawks are the NLL 's defending champions after a terrific playoff run saw them take out the Edmonton Rush 9-6 for the Champion's Cup...

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  9. Philadelphia Wings 2013 NLL Preview: Building Towards the Champion's Cup

    Although the Philadelphia Wings finished the 2012 season in third place in the NLL East with a 7-9 record, they were two games better than they were the year before...

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  10. Buffalo Bandits 2013 NLL Preview: Big Changes Should Pay Dividends

    The Buffalo Bandits finished dead last in the 2012 NLL East, with a sub-par 7-9 record. For a team with the history and pride of the Bandits, this was simply considered unacceptable...

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  11. Major League Baseball: Is Commissioner Bud Selig Good for Baseball?

    This week Bud Selig reviewed and approved the blockbuster trade between the Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins...

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  12. CFL Playoffs: Can the Calgary Stampeders Win the Grey Cup?

    After executing a big upset in the Western Final, the Calgary Stampeders are getting set to take on the Toronto Argonauts in the 100th Grey Cup on Nov. 25 in Toronto...

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  13. National Lacrosse League: What's Holding Them Back from the Mainstream?

    The National Lacrosse League provides some of the most entertaining sports action available at any price on Earth. In fact, I would argue that box lacrosse is the single best spectator sport ever devised...

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  14. Edmonton Rush 2013 NLL Preview: Taking Another Shot at the Champion's Cup

    After a lacklustre season, the Edmonton Rush had a fairytale playoff run, making their first ever appearance in the Champion's Cup final, losing 9-6 to the Rochester Knighthawks ...

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  15. CFL Playoffs: Can the Stampeders Get Past the Lions Without Tate?

    After a dramatic late-game victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders , the Calgary Stampeders are now setting their sights on the BC Lions in the Western Final...

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  16. Washington Stealth 2013 NLL Preview: Crazy Like a Fox or Just Crazy?

    The Washington Stealth are getting ready for the 2013 and are expecting a significant rebound from 2012 where they finished dead last in the National Lacrosse League . Curiously, their strategy for getting better seems to be standing pat...

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  17. NHL Lockout: Why It's so Hard to Be a Canadian Sports Fan

    As the NHL lockout drags on and games get cancelled, fans north of the 49th Parallel are getting increasingly anxious...

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  18. San Diego Padres Should Trade Venable and Forsythe, Keep Headley and Quentin

    With the 2012 regular season now over, the San Diego Padres front office must look to the future and decide what roster moves they need to make to get their team into contention next year...

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  19. National Lacrosse League 2012 Draft: Who Had the Best Night?

    The NLL draft was held Monday night and, as always, the question everyone was asking was who won? The Edmonton Rush announced some time ago that they were taking highly touted Mark Matthews with the first overall pick...

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  20. Canadian Football League: The Grey Cup Is Coming to Town

    To mark the 100th Grey Cup this year, the CFL is taking the Cup on a cross-country train tour , with dozens of stops throughout Canada. This weekend the Grey Cup Train hit Calgary, drawing out thousands of fans to take in the festivities...

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  21. How an NHL Lockout Might Affect the National Lacrosse League

    With a lengthy lockout looming for the NHL , winter sports fans are now faced with the prospect of going without one of the major North American pro sports for a prolonged period of time...

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  22. Canada Defeats USA 11-9 in "Duel in Denver" Exhibition Lacrosse Game

    Team Canada scored five goals in the fourth quarter to outlast Team USA in the " Duel in Denver " on Saturday, an exhibition game between the best-of-the-best in field lacrosse from both nations...

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  23. Why Mariano Rivera, Brian Wilson and Other MLB Closers Are Irrelevant

    The Major League Baseball season to this point has demonstrated a very significant point about the modern game that no one seems to be getting: The role of closer doesn't matter...

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  24. Canadian Football League: Better Than the NFL?

    Which league is better, the CFL or the NFL ? This is a question that has perplexed football fans north of the 49th Parallel since the dawn of time, or so it seems...

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  25. National Lacrosse League: Paul Rabil Traded to Rochester Knighthawks

    The Rochester Knighthawks acquired all-star transition Paul Rabil this week from the Edmonton Rush as the summer trade and free agent season heats up in the NLL...

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