1. Oakland A's: Biggest Winners, Losers of the First Half of the Season

    With the Midsummer Classic looming, it's time to chalk up the Oakland Athletics' winners and losers at the halfway mark of 2013...

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  2. Oakland A's: A Very Early Look at Potential 2014 Free-Agent Targets

    You may think it's too early to check out potential Oakland Athletics free-agent signees for the 2014 season, but that means you haven't seen how extensive the list of players who could possibly be gone is, even considering arbitration...

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  3. Oakland Athletics: Power Ranking the Pitching Staff so Far This Season

    The Oakland Athletics pitching staff is not quite up to par as a whole if you use the successful backdrop of last season as a barometer...

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  4. Best-Case Scenario for Each Oakland Raiders Rookie

    Each rookie drafted or signed by the Oakland Raiders has a floor and a ceiling, a best-case and worst-case scenario. This is particularly true with the new regime in Oakland ...

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  5. NBA Playoffs 2012: Why Miami Heat Will Sweep Boston Celtics

    Now that we know an otherworldly performance by a Boston Celtics star wasn't enough to overcome the Miami Heat , it's not unreasonable to see the Heat sweep...

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  6. NBA Draft Lottery 2012: Best-Case Scenario for Anthony Davis

    Each team would love to win the Anthony Davis Sweepstakes by being awarded the first overall pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, but where would the Unibrow be best served? The Charlotte Bobcats have the best chances at taking home the No...

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  7. Stanley Cup Finals 2012: What the Devils Must Do to Beat the Red-Hot Kings

    The Los Angeles Kings could barely be hotter coming into the Stanley Cup Finals, but there are some steps the New Jersey Devils can take to quell the fire...

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  8. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Grading the Top 10 Rookies of the Postseason

    The first time a skater experiences the intensity of the Stanley Cup playoffs, it doesn't always work out well. The top rookie performers this postseason can attest to that...

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  9. Cal Football's Biggest Potential Breakout Stars for 2012

    Several years since their Top 25 prominence, the California Golden Bears look to swing back into things this season on the tail of a few talented players breaking out...

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  10. Stanley Cup Finals Schedule 2012: Dates and Times for Final Round

    The Stanley Cup finals are nearly here, and the schedule is already set. Both the Eastern Conference's top seed New York Rangers or the sixth-seeded New Jersey Devils have the advantage on the Western Conference's last seed Los Angeles Kings ...

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  11. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Role Players Who Will Step Up in 2012

    A Cinderella story to the NFC championship game in their pockets, the San Francisco 49ers will only improve this season with the maturation of several role players. The team went 13-3 in it's first season under Coach Jim Harbaugh...

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  12. Cal Football: Is This a Make-or-Break Year for Jeff Tedford?

    Jeff Tedford will one day be part of California football lore, but for now the coach seems to be close to the hotseat. He certainly deserves the questioning because of how the Golden Bears have performed lately...

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  13. NHL Playoffs 2012: Keys to the Conference Finals

    Just one series away from a Stanley Cup berth, the remaining NHL playoff teams each have a few areas in which they must execute. The Los Angeles Kings have to continue their offensive onslaught...

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  14. James Jones, Mario Chalmers Among 5 Miami Heat Players Who Need to Step Up

    LeBron James and Dwayne Wade are pulling their weight, but the rest of the struggling Miami Heat team has to improve in order to advance to the Eastern Conference finals...

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  15. The 15 Greatest Record-Breaking Performances in Summer Olympic History

    It's an accomplishment to win a gold medal at the Summer Olympics , but it's even greater to do so in record-breaking fashion. When you think of overtaking records, Michael Phelps at the 2008 Beijing Games shouldn't be the only name that comes to mind..

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  16. Atlanta Braves: Why Nobody Will Ever Replace Chipper Jones' Legacy

    For all intents and purposes, this is a love letter to the irreplaceable Chipper Jones . It's appropriate, considering the Atlanta Braves cornerstone ballplayer is a sure-fire first-ballot Hall of Famer ...

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  17. Oakland Raiders: 16 Bold Predictions for Darren McFadden in 2012

    When Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden takes his first ever handoff from Carson Palmer, it'll be the start to a sensational season...

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  18. Why Sacramento Kings Guard Isaiah Thomas Should Win NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    Of course Ricky Rubio and Kyrie Irving are the favorites to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, but from out of their shadows comes Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas . Blasphemy, you may say...

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  19. NHL Playoff Predictions 2012: L.A. Kings over New Jersey Devils for the Cup

    With the final four teams nearly set for the 2012 NHL playoffs, it's a great time to make some predictions on which club will win the Stanley Cup...

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  20. NBA Playoffs 2012: Why the San Antonio Spurs Will Be Unstoppable

    In a particularly competitive 2012 NBA Playoffs , no team will be able to beat the behemoth that is the San Antonio Spurs . It wasn't a fluke that the Spurs were tied with the Chicago Bulls for best record in the league this season...

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  21. Why Brandon Inge Will Succeed with the Oakland Athletics

    There's no question that Brandon Inge is finally an answer to the third base dilemma plaguing the Oakland Athletics . First and foremost, Inge can perform at the major league level—unlike Oakland 's other options...

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  22. Atlanta Braves: 5 Reasons Chipper Jones Will Go out with a Bang in 2012

    Already on his way to the Hall of Fame, Atlanta Braves hero Chipper Jones will make a splash in his final season...

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  23. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Players Who Will Carry Their Teams to Next Round

    Playoff time means hero time in the NHL , and there are four players who will carry their respective teams to the conference finals. Some are known stars while others will come out of the woodwork to drive their team to the next round...

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  24. NBA Draft 2012: 4 College Studs Who Will Drop out of 1st Round

    College standout status won't be enough for some players to be a first-round pick in the 2012 NBA draft. Draymond Green , Drew Gordon, Herb Pope and Kyle O'Quinn will, for various reasons, drop down to the second round...

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  25. Olli Jokinen: 5 NHL Teams That Should Pursue the Free Agent

    Calgary Flames center Olli Jokinen is on the market as a free agent, and several teams would be smart to look into pursuing the veteran...

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