1. Ryan Lochte: Ranking the Olympian's Greatest Swimming Moments

    Swimming World Magazine named Ryan Lochte the "Swimmer of the Year" in 2010 and again in 2011. The Florida native edged out Michael Phelps, the all-time leader for most Olympic gold medals, who won the honor six of the previous seven years...

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  2. Jonathan Quick and the 7 Best Players Left in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Kings opened the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday, as Jonathan Quick continued his nearly flawless postseason by stopping 25 of Phoenix's 27 shots...

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  3. Pittsburgh Pirates: 10 Reasons NL Central Is Within Reach

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are nearly synonymous with losing. The team's last winning season came eight years before the new millennium. Last season, the Bucs showed a lot of promise, led the NL Central at the end of July and had an above ...

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  4. NHL Playoffs 2012: Predicting an Unexpeted Western Conference Final

    The Los Angeles Kings once made an appearance in a Conference Championship series (then called the Campbell Conference) in 1992. Wayne Gretzky and the Kings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in seven games to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals...

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  5. MLB Trade Talk: 5 Outfielders Who Will Be on the Move

    MLB teams looking to address different needs before a playoff push often consider a trade to shake up lineups and add a new element to the team chemistry. Several outfielders highlight the countless MLB trade rumors ...

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  6. NHL Awards: 3 Reasons the LA Kings Jonathan Quick Deserves the Vezina

    According to NHL .com, the Vezina Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at this position as voted by the general managers of all NHL clubs...

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  7. NHL Playoffs 2012: Each Team's X-Factor as Round 2 Progresses

    Obvious players elevated their game when the puck dropped in the 2012 NHL playoffs. Flyers star Claude Giroux registered 14 points in only five games in an opening-round victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  8. Montreal Canadiens Need to Think Outside the Box for New GM Marc Bergevin

    The Montreal Canadiens hired 20-year NHL veteran and former Chicago Blackhawks ' assistant general manager Marc Bergevin as the team's new general manager and executive vice president last Wednesday...

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  9. Mayweather vs. Cotto: Counter-Punching Will Decide Fight Early

    Tonight, boxing legend and undefeated Floyd "Money" Mayweather squares off against Puerto Rican pugilist Miguel Cotto . Mayweather's flawless 42-0 record is on the line, and the WBA (super) light middleweight title is at stake...

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  10. Mayweather vs. Cotto: Mayweather Must Score Knockout to Ensure Pacquiao Fight

    The world wants the fight. Promoters want the fight. But do the proposed fighters really want the fight? Speculation of a Mayweather/Pacquiao fight gained momentum when 35-year-old ...

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  11. Montreal Canadiens: The 10 Biggest NHL Legends to Play for the Habs

    Ranking the top ten players in the history of the Montréal Canadiens , one of the most storied franchise in all of sports, is like trying to date two girls at the same time...

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  12. Mayweather vs. Cotto: Why Mayweather Will Win It with Total Domination

    A bout between two of the biggest names in boxing, Floyd "Money" Mayweather, Jr. and Miguel Cotto , is scheduled for Saturday night at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Grand Arena in Las Vegas...

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  13. Albert Pujols: 5 Reasons Cardinals Fans Are Relishing His Struggles in Anaheim

    Is Albert Pujols the LeBron James of Major League Baseball? Well, not quite. Pujols has won a championship. Two actually. Couldn't resist a shot at King James. Like LeBron, Pujols left the only team he's ever played for in St...

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  14. NFL Draft 2012 Results: Winners and Losers of Round 1

    Let the analysis begin. After the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft , several teams addressed needs, several teams added arguably the best player left on the draft board, and several teams got filthy lucky...

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  15. NFL Draft 2012: Predicting the Final Destinations for Defensive Stars

    Defensive players including Morris Claiborne, Mark Barron and Luke Kuechly highlighted 17 defensive picks in the first round of last night's NFL draft, leaving several players on ...

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  16. NFL Draft 2012: Ryan Tannehill and 3 Busts Waiting to Happen

    Every Major League Sport can recount horror stories of players surrounded with giant expectations picked early in an entry draft only to fizzle out in a few seasons...

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  17. 2012 NFL Draft: Tracking Landing Spots for Top 25 Defensive Linemen

    The 2012 NFL Draft has finally arrived and, as usual, the quarterbacks are the talk of the draft. As the old saying goes, "Offense (read: Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III) sells tickets; defense wins championships...

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  18. NHL Playoffs 2012: 9 Potential Free Agents Who Hurt Their Stock in 1st Round

    A lot of factors go into deciding whether or not to sign an NHL player. General managers must determine how a player fits into the team's system, what role he may play in the locker room, if and how he may effect team chemistry, etc...

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  19. MLB Draft 2012: Top Candidates to Be the Houston Astros' No. 1 Pick

    The Houston Astros "earned" the first overall draft pick in the 2012 MLB Draft after finishing with a 56-106 record in the NL Central last season. The Astros already have potential future star-positional players like 24-year-old left-fielder J...

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  20. 2012 NFL Schedule: Breaking Down the Best Week 1 Matchups

    The 2012 NFL season is sort of right around the corner, and with the NFL's release of the 2012 regular season schedule, fans everywhere are already gearing up for big Week 1 match ups...

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  21. 2012 NHL Free Agents: Projecting Where Playoff Stars Will Land

    The 2012 NHL free agent class isn't terribly strong, but a few players who have strong reputations and have performed well in the playoffs so far might be on the move this summer...

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  22. Pittsburgh Penguins' Defense and 10 NHLers Who Must Step Up in 1st Round

    Analysts picked the Pittsburgh Penguins as a favorite to win the 2012 Stanley Cup. Then the team's first-round series against the hated rival Philadelphia Flyers commenced...

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  23. Montreal Canadiens: 5 Candidates to Become Head Coach for 2012-13

    The Montréal Canadiens finished in last place in the Eastern Conference at the end of the 2011-2012 season with a 31-35-16 record...

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  24. A.J. Green and 6 NFL Receivers Who Will Have Elite Years in 2012

    Two Cincinnati rookies enjoyed an extremely proficient first year in the NFL last season. The Bengals selected wide receiver A.J...

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  25. 2012 NHL Free Agents: Ranking Most Overlooked Studs

    The 2012 NHL free-agent class features several high-end players, including Devils captain and play-making left winger Zach Parise , Predators assistant captain and shutdown defenseman ...

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