1. National Lacrosse League 2012: Week 7 Preview and Predictions

    It's that time again: The week's NLL predictions from Shea Haney and me. On Saturday, we have eight of the league's nine teams doing battle in several very interesting matchups...

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  2. Ranking the National Lacrosse League's Cheerleading Teams

    There are plenty of reasons to patronize your local National Lacrosse League team. The games are fast paced, hard hitting, full of amazing athleticism and incredible playmaking. But the teams need to take a break to catch their breath now and then...

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  3. Washington Stealth Get Iannuci for Rabil, Re-Write NLL West Dynamics

    Announced today on the National Lacrosse League website was a major deal between the Washington Stealth and the Edmonton Rush. The Stealth give up top transition player Paul Rabil in exchange for scorer Athan Ianucci...

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  4. National Lacrosse League 2012: Week 5 Preview and Predictions

    Week Four of the National Lacrosse League season saw a couple close games and a couple blowouts, but lots of interesting results...

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  5. Calgary Roughnecks Lose Second Straight Overtime Game

    Last night, the Calgary Roughnecks lost 14-13 to the Toronto Rock in National Lacrosse League action. This was the second consecutive overtime defeat for the Roughnecks, as their record dropped to 2-2 on the season...

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  6. MLB Free Agent Relievers: Brad Lidge and Company Are Overrated

    Brad Lidge was signed by the Washington Nationals this week for a million dollars over one season. A bargain compared to what some closers have picked up during this offseason...

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  7. Calgary Roughnecks Blow Lead, Lose to Colorado Mammoth

    The Calgary Roughnecks finished their home opener against the Colorado Mammoth leading their visitors in almost every statistical category except one. The final score...

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  8. National Lacrosse League 2012: Week 3 Preview and Predictions

    Week Two of the National Lacrosse League saw both surprises and blowouts, making this week's slate that much more interesting. There are four games over two nights on a schedule that features seven of the league's nine teams...

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  9. Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos: Where Do They Go from Here?

    After the 45-10 drubbing the Denver Broncos and Tim Tebow took at the hands of the New England Patriots on Saturday, the team's focus must turn to the future and how it can improve before the start of next season...

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  10. Calgary Roughnecks Are on a Mission in 2012 NLL Season

    Following a hotly contested 13-10 victory over the Washington Stealth, the Calgary Roughnecks are now 2-0 to start the new NLL season. Making this all the more impressive is that both wins have come on the road...

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  11. Tim Tebow and the Broncos: Enough Mojo to Upset the Patriots?

    The improbable success of the Denver Broncos continues after they upset the heavily favored Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the NFL playoffs last weekend...

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  12. Flames and Canadiens Trade Wingers, Shake Things Up

    The Calgary Flames and Montreal Canadiens made a deal on Thursday that received significant attention when Montreal sent Mike Cammalleri to Calgary for Rene Bourque , with some prospects and draft picks being shuffled as well...

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  13. MLB: Top 10 Players Not in the Hall of Fame

    The recent announcement of Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame Class of 2012—and the number of worthy players who didn't make the cut—got me thinking about all the guys ...

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  14. MLB Hall of Fame Voting: Tim Raines Missing is a Travesty

    The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame voting has been announced, and the sole member of the class of 2012 is Barry Larkin. Jack Morris, Jeff Bagwell and Lee Smith were the only other players to garner more than 50 percent of the vote...

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  15. Calgary Flames: Quitting on Your Team and Coach Is Not Cool

    The Calgary Flames wrapped up a seven-game road trip Thursday night by getting blown out 9-0 by the Boston Bruins . They haven't won in five games, although they managed to eke out a point for a regulation tie four games ago...

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  16. Minnesota Swarm 2012 Preview: Are They Ready for an NLL Title Run?

    The Minnesota Swarm finished the 2011 National Lacrosse League season tied for second place in the NLL West Division, with an 8-8 record...

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  17. Colorado Mammoth 2012 Preview: Can They Challenge in the NLL West?

    Times have been tough for the Colorado Mammoth the last few years. After finishing dead last in the NLL West in 2010 the Mammoth improved in 2011 by only a single win, leaving them tied with the Edmonton Rush in the cellar with a 5-11 record...

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  18. MLB Free Agents: Can the San Diego Padres Find Any Help?

    Last season, the San Diego Padres finished in last place in the NL West with the second-worst record in the National League. They have already made a number of moves to shore things up and improve upon that showing for next season...

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  19. Jerry Sandusky Needs to Be Given the Benefit of the Doubt Before His Trial

    In the wake of the Penn State child-rape scandal, former coach Jerry Sandusky has already been tried and convicted in the media...

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  20. Edmonton Rush 2012 Preview: Will This Be Their NLL Breakthrough Year?

    The Edmonton Rush have played in the National Lacrosse League for six seasons now and have only finished in the top half of the West Division once in that time...

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  21. Curtis Dickson and the Top 10 Best Calgary Roughnecks

    The Calgary Roughnecks have played for 10 years in the National Lacrosse League and have won the Champion's Cup twice in their short life...

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  22. What Did the Calgary Roughnecks vs. Edmonton Rush Scrimmage Tell Us?

    The Calgary Roughnecks and Edmonton Rush played to a 12-12 tie during an exhibition scrimmage Sunday morning in Calgary's Saddledome...

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  23. Washington Stealth 2012 Preview: Losing Is Not an Option

    The Washington Stealth have been to the National Lacrosse League's Champion's Cup game twice in the two years since the Stealth relocated to the Seattle area from San Jose. They have faced the same opponent, the Toronto Rock, both times...

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  24. Tim Tebow Is the Best Thing to Happen to the NFL This Year

    Since Tim Tebow took over the starting QB job in Week 7 in Denver, he and the Denver Broncos have won seven of their last eight games and are now poised to win the NFL 's AFC West Division...

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  25. Calgary Flames: Is It Time for the Team to Start Rebuilding?

    The Calgary Flames have gone on a tear recently, picking up three straight wins to put them over .500 for the first time in a long time and, surprisingly enough, just two points shy of a playoff berth...

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