1. NHL Playoff Predictions 2012: 4 Teams Guaranteed to Advance to 2nd Round

    It's hard to predict postseason results, especially in a balanced league like the NHL . However, some series in the first round of the 2012 NHL Playoffs are more clear-cut than others...

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  2. LA Kings: Power Ranking the Team's Best Coaches in Franchise History

    The Los Angeles Kings joined the NHL in 1967 when Canadian entrepreneur and sports enthusiast Jack Kent Cooke funded an expansion team in Southern California...

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  3. Milwaukee Brewers: 10 Reasons Brew Crew Will Walk Away with NL Central in 2012

    The Milwaukee Brewers won the NL Central division last season with a 96-66 record. Ron Roenicke was named the Brewers' manager, his first managerial stint at the professional level, ...

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 Big Predictions for Ben Roethlisberger in 2012

    The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ben Roethlisberger , a native of Findlay in northwestern Ohio, out of the University of Miami (Ohio) with the 11th overall selection in the 2004 NFL draft behind Eli Manning (No...

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  5. NHL Playoff Predictions: 4 Teams That Will Disappoint on Big Stage

    The regular season is nearly over and the quest for the Stanley Cup is almost upon hockey fans everywhere. The NHL 's 16 best regular season performers earn a trip to the first-round of the NHL playoffs, where almost anything can happen...

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  6. 5 Reasons Pittsburgh Pirates Will Make Noise in NL Central

    For baseball fans everywhere, remembering a season where the Pirates finished with a winning record is quickly becoming impossible. The last time the Pirates won more games than they lost in a regular season was 1992...

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  7. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: One Flaw Each Playoff-Bound Team Must Fix

    At the end of a hard-fought regular season, 16 NHL teams ready themselves for the (hopefully) two-month journey that is the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  8. St. Louis Cardinals Trade Speculation: 6 Sluggers Worth Pursuing at Deadline

    The St. Louis Cardinals lost former NL batting champion Albert Pujols to free agency this offseason. The slugger led the team in almost every batting category last season, finishing with 37 home runs, 99 RBI and a ...

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  9. NHL Video: Hockey's Top 10 Goalie Saves of March

    Stopping the puck is an NHL goaltender's primary responsibility. The men behind the masks do whatever it takes, twisting and stretching their bodies with lightning-fast quickness, to keep the puck out of the net...

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  10. 5 Reasons the St. Louis Cardinals Will Win NL Central

    After finishing the 2011 MLB season as World Champions, several key losses both on the field and in the dugout have slightly restructured the makeup of the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals ...

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  11. NCAA Tournament 2012: Ohio Bobcats Poised to Repeat "Unlikely" Run in 2013

    Ohio University is located in Athens, Ohio, a small town about an hour south of Columbus. Over 20,000 students study at Ohio University, is the home of the prestigious E.W...

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  12. Pittsburgh Pirates Ready for First Winning Season in Almost 20 Years

    Opening Day is near and the Pittsburgh Pirates are finally making some moves to put a winning team on the field. I was born in Pittsburgh in November of 1991...

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  13. 2012 NHL Playoffs: 10 Reasons the Pittsburgh Penguins Will Win the Stanley Cup

    Following a rigid set of steps or a specific formula does not guarantee any team the Stanley Cup at season's end...

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  14. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Can Next Year's Event Save the Columbus Blue Jackets?

    As a student at Ohio University, I am only about an hour away from the city of Columbus, Ohio, home of the Blue Jackets franchise...

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  15. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Top 5 Players

    Watching 42 of the NHL 's best provided an afternoon of fun, exciting and high-scoring action for NHL fans across the world. The NHL puts on a truly unique event for both its diehard and casual fans...

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  16. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Top 5 Former YoungStars

    The NHL YoungStars game features a group of rookies and second-year players who represent the future of the NHL...

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  17. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: Top 5 Unexpected All-Stars

    Every player selected to the 2012 NHL All-Star game deserves to represent his team and the NHL as one of the league's premiere players...

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  18. 2012 NHL Winter Classic: 5 Players Who Found Their Game

    In an event unlike anything ever before, the NHL proposed an outdoor game between two of its professional hockey clubs at the start of the 2007-2008 season...

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  19. 2012 NHL Winter Classic: Top 5 Players

    In an event unlike anything ever before, the NHL proposed an outdoor game between two of its professional hockey clubs at the start of the 2007-2008 season...

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  20. 2012 NHL Winter Classic: Top 5 Potential Future Classic Locations

    The NFL plays games every Thanksgiving Day. The NBA tips off every Christmas. The NHL is taking over New Year's Day...

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  21. 2012 NHL Winter Classic: Top 5 Player Additions for the Flyers and Rangers

    Both the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers spent this offseason tweaking their respective rosters...

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