1. Michigan Football: Breaking Down Michigan's 2012 Schedule

    In 2011, Brady Hoke led the Michigan Wolverines to their best season since 2006 with a record of 11-2 and a No. 12 final ranking in the AP poll...

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  2. Notre Dame Football: Biggest X-Factors for Fighting Irish in 2012

    The 17-year disappointment called Notre Dame Fighting Irish football will begin their 2012 season on another quest to take the college football world by storm and silence their critics...

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  3. Ranking Diego Maradona's 10 Greatest Goals

    The Argentinean manager who promised to go streaking through downtown Buenos Aires if his team won the World Cup also had something of a flashy playing career...

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  4. New York Rangers: 5 Reasons Not Acquiring Rick Nash Was the Right Move

    Much was made of the possibility that the New York Rangers might try to trade for Rick Nash of the Columbus Blue Jackets before the trade deadline...

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  5. Washington State Football: 4 Key Players to Watch in 2012

    As spring practices for the Washington State Cougars football team approach, all eyes are on how new head coach Mike Leach will get this team motivated for a run at a Pac-12 title...

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  6. Minnesota Twins: 4 Studs to Keep Your Eye on in Spring Training

    For the Minnesota Twins , 2012 Spring Training should be an exciting time. Since 1991, the year of the Twins' last World Series title, Minnesota has been holding their Spring Training in Fort Myers, Florida...

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  7. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Chicago Bears Must Sign Elite WR at All Costs

    I probably couldn't open with a more obvious statement than this: The Chicago Bears desperately need a brilliant wideout. When your top man is Johnny Knox and he had two touchdowns this past season, you know you have a big problem...

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  8. 2012 NFL Draft: Running Back Must Be Mid-Round Priority for Green Bay Packers

    Because the Green Bay Packers don't have a balanced attack, the New York Giants ate up Aaron Rodgers in their NFC playoff matchup, hitting him numerous times and producing four sacks...

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  9. 2012 NFL Draft: 3 Players Super Bowl Champion New York Giants Should Draft

    The New York Giants have few holes heading into the 2012 season. However, the draft is a chance for each team to make a statement about the future, and that's exactly what the Giants need to do...

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  10. Penn State Nittany Lions Football: 4 Best Kickers in School History

    The time has come to celebrate one of the least-celebrated positions in college football: the place kicker. In recent Penn State history, there have been many solid kickers who have come and gone...

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  11. Penn State Football: Top 5 Coaches Before Joe Paterno

    When we thought about Penn State football coaches, we could only think of Joe Paterno . Now, when we think about Penn State football coaches, we can only think of Joe Paterno and Bill O'Brien...

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  12. One Player on Each Team Who Minnesota Twins Fans Hate to See

    There's never a good time to see Mariano Rivera take the mound or Prince Fielder step to the plate. But for Minnesota Twin fans, even players like Hideki Matsui and B.J. Upton are guys they don't want to see...

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  13. 2012 NFL Free Agents: Other Teams' Trash That Could Be the Packers' Treasure

    As NFL free agency approaches, the Green Bay Packers may look to make a move to help some of the flailing parts of their game. The flailing parts of their game are clearly their running game and the pass defense...

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  14. Ryan Braun: Why No. 8's Victory Is a Big Blow to MLB

    Ryan Braun tested positive for enhanced testosterone levels in the first round of last year's MLB playoffs. This seemed simple enough. The league would go on to think about it for a little and then suspend the Milwaukee Brewer for 50 games...

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  15. NHL Trade Rumors: Why the New York Rangers Should Avoid Ales Hemsky

    Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly .com reported that during his talk with a Western Conference scout, he learned that the New York Rangers are in the running to trade for Ales Hemsky of the Edmonton Oilers ...

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  16. Penn State Football: 5 Reasons to Believe Nittany Lions Will Bounce Back

    It seems kind of funny to talk about the Penn State Nittany Lions "bouncing back" from a 9-4 (6-2) season. In fact, not only did they win nine games, but also they were one win shy of playing for the conference championship...

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  17. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Deadline Scuttlebutt About the LA Kings

    As we get closer to the NHL trade deadline, the Los Angeles Kings get closer to making a desperate trade to bring in some scoring...

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  18. Philadelphia Flyers: 4 Adjustments Team Must Make to Take Eastern Conference

    After finishing one point shy of the top seed in the Eastern Conference in 2010-2011, the Philadelphia Flyers looked primed to make another run at the top spot this season...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft: Where Will Penn State DT Devon Still Fall?

    Talk about not knowing where you'll end up. Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still has been projected to go all over the country in NFL Mock Drafts. ESPN's Todd McShay has the Philadelphia Eagles taking him with the 15th pick ...

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  20. FA Cup Preview: 4 Bold Predictions for 5th Round

    With only 16 teams left in the FA Cup , things are heating up down on the pitch. Some surprises of the tournament so far have been Crawley Town, Birmingham City and Brighton & Hove Albion ...

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  21. Peyton Manning: Why Chris Weinke Is Wrong About No. 18

    Former NFL quarterback Chris Weinke told USA Today that Peyton Manning will return from his injury and be as good or better than he was before his little hiatus. There is no way...

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  22. NHL Trade Rumors: Why the New York Rangers Must Nab Rick Nash

    After a 4-2 drubbing by the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday night, the New York Rangers were brought back down to earth. They have been playing extremely well lately, but something didn't click on the offensive end this time at the Garden...

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  23. The 20 Most-Feared Coaches in NHL History

    If you've never looked an angry man in the eyes before, here is your chance. This is a list of the 20 most feared coaches in NHL history, including those who are feared for their excellence and those who are feared for their antics...

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  24. NFL Draft 2012: Each NFC North Team's Biggest Need

    The Minnesota Vikings , Detroit Lions , Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers combined for 36 wins during the 2011-2012 season. This is the highest win total that these teams have put together in NFC North history...

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  25. Green Bay Packers: Why James Starks Isn't the Answer at RB

    The Green Bay Packers are a passing team, right? So it doesn't really matter who is lined up beside Aaron Rodgers in the shotgun, right? Wrong...

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