1. San Francisco 49ers' Keys to Beating the New York Jets

    Two dominating wins against NFC playoff teams from a year ago, followed by a confounding loss to a big underdog...

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  2. 5 Offseason Moves San Francisco 49ers Should Have Made

    Entering the 2012 NFL offseason, the San Francisco 49ers prioritized retaining every starter from their incredible defense, re-signing Alex Smith and adding a few weapons for him...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Key Matchups and Prediction

    Randy Moss ' return to the Metrodome may be the most talked about storyline heading into Sunday's tilt between the San Francisco 49ers and Minnesota Vikings , but his performance will have little effect on the game's outcome...

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  4. NFL Playoffs Prediction: Post-Week 2 Edition

    Before the season started, I predicted the Kansas City Chiefs were going to run away with the AFC West. Obviously, now my prediction doesn't look so hot. In fact, some of you may be laughing at me right this moment...

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  5. NFL Week 2 Predictions: 3 Underdogs Guaranteed to Win

    Early in any NFL season, there are several teams that get severely overrated by the public. In Week 1, a few teams were exposed. For example, many believed the New Orleans Saints would easily cover the 8...

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  6. San Francisco 49ers vs Detroit Lions: Keys to the Game for 49ers and Prediction

    The last time the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions met, Alex Smith had an awful game. Clearly bothered by the athletic defensive line of the Lions, Smith averaged just 3.9 yards per pass attempt and had two turnovers...

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  7. Azarenka to Take Over No. 1 Ranking from Sharapova

    Victoria Azarenka will take over the No. 1 ranking from Maria Sharapova next week after Agnieszka Radwanska failed to win the Wimbledon title.....

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  8. Federer Ranks Alongside Pele, Ali, Says Murray

    Wimbledon champion Roger Federer deserves to be ranked alongside Pele and Muhammad Ali as one of the greatest sportsmen the world has ever seen, according to beaten finalist Andy Murray ...

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  9. Federer Hasn't Decided Whether to Carry Swiss Flag

    Roger Federer has not decided whether to accept an offer to carry Switzerland's flag during the opening ceremonies for the London Olympics. Federer says he might give the honor to someone else...

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  10. Marray Helps End 76-Year Doubles Drought for Britain

    One 76-year Wimbledon wait came to end for Britain on Saturday -- in men's doubles. Jonathan Marray of Britain and Frederik Nielsen of Denmark beat Robert Lindstedt of Sweden and Horia Tecau of Romania 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Centre Court...

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  11. Concrete Elbow by Steve Tignor: Keeping Tabs on Murray

    Wimbledon is over, but there’s no way it could end here without one last Keeping Tabs for the road. One last, sad, Keeping Tabs for the road.....

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  12. Roger Federer Is Officially the No. 1 Player in Tennis

    It's generally not nice to call people liars. But if you said you saw this coming after Roger Federer failed to convert two match points against Novak Djokovic at last year's US Open then you, my friend, are a liar...

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  13. Roddick, Venus Creep Closer to End

    If you've never seen Venus and Serena Williams play doubles together, it is a beautiful thing. There is something about the body language, the togetherness, the love. But on Wednesday at Wimbledon, it was painful...

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  14. Serena Jokes About Selling Serve at Champs Dinner

    For the low, low price of a million dollars, Serena Williams ' record-setting serve can be yours. OK, not really, of course...

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  15. Chad Ochocinco Turns to Old Coach to Find Receiver He Once Was

    If there was no Charlie Collins there would be no Chad Johnson, or should we say no Chad Ochocinco. To Collins, an established football coach who met the Miami Dolphins' newest receiver ...

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  16. Dolphins No-Name Offense Will Have to Spread It Around

    When it comes to offensive weapons, the Dolphins lack name recognition. But Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel thinks that doesn’t necessarily mean they won’t be able to move the ball...

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  17. Who would you put on the Miami Dolphins' Mount Rushmore?

    If there was a Mount Rushmore for the Miami Dolphins , who would you put on it? It is safe to say the smiling face of Dan Marino and chiseled jaw of Don Shula would be set in stone...

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  18. Tweet of the Day: Vick Chimes in on Shady, Heat

    Michael Vick ’s got some speed and quickness, but on Twitter, he gave teammate LeSean McCoy props.....

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  19. Ray's Replies: Randall's No. 12 Unofficially Retired?

    I read your David Akers story about retiring his number and agree with your assessment. However, you commented that you don’t think the Eagles will retire any other numbers after Brian Dawkins' in the near future...

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  20. Weekend Mailbag: Eagles Defensive Tackles

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  21. Brady 3rd on Jaws' QB Countdown

    ESPN is televising a 30-part Jaws' QB Countdown series where NFL analyst and noted film room guru Ron Jaworski examines each of the league’s veteran starting quarterbacks and Tim Tebow ...

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  22. Giants Own All-Time Lead in Playoff Berths

    When the Giants beat the Cowboys on the final night of the regular season in a game that would send the winner to the playoffs as the NFC East champion and the loser home with nothing, the Giants secured dibs over Dallas in another important category.

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  23. Jaws: Eli Now Locked in as Top-Five Quarterback

    Giants quarterback Eli Manning took his game to another level in 2011, setting career highs in passing yards and yards per pass attempt while leading New York’s NFC team to its second Super Bowl title in five years...

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  24. Toomer Stands by Eli-Romo Comments

    Amani Toomer may have raised the ire of the Giants fans who once cheered him on but he didn't back off his Tony Romo is better than Eli Manning remarks Friday...

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  25. Football Recruiting Heats Up

    The Florida State football team recieved two pieces of good news on the recruiting front Monday. New Orleans native Ryan Hoefeld became the 14th commitment of the Seminoles’ ...

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