1. NFL Midseason Awards: The Best So Far

    Through the first eight weeks of the season, it seems like the best of the best are already asserting themselves in an effort to capture NFL hardware at season's end...

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  2. The NBA's Underappreciated: Breaking Down the Top Sixth Men

    It happens at every level of basketball: the starting five receive their due amount of spotlight, while the role players and sixth men of the teams receive little or no publicity...

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  3. NFL Draft Analysis: Bustology 101

    The first round of the NFL draft is an exciting but dangerous place for both players and fans. The question on most people's minds is the same:Will [insert name here] actually play ...

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  4. NBA Surprise Players: Top Underdogs For Each Team in 2009-10

    With quite a few big names moving around the league this season, many fans have been a little too caught up in the hype to look at some of the less publicized names that could enjoy a breakout year in 2009-'10...

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  5. 2009 NFL Mock Draft: The First Round in Pictures

    With some big signings and trades having taken place this offseason, it is time to start looking ahead to the NFL Draft in April. Team needs have changed, and some prospects have seen their stock rise, while some have seen their stock fall...

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  6. 2009 Fantasy Football Preview: Top Players To Avoid

    Everyone has been burned by an early pick at some point in their fantasy careers. Maybe you’re a person who spent a high pick on Chad Johnson only to see him record his first sub-1,000 ...

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  7. College Football to NFL: The Real "Position Universities"

    Penn State has been dubbed “Linebacker-U”, but is that really deserved? Are defensive backs from Miami really as prominent as people say? Are the much-heralded reliable BC offensive ...

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  8. Rookie-Sophomore Game: NFL Should Follow NBA's Example

    The NBA All-Star Game has expanded over many years from a single game into multiple events, making it more interesting for players—mainly because it's easier to be involved, and more fun for fans...

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  9. NBA All-Decade Teams Part Six: The 2000s

    Well, we’ve covered most of the history. The '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s are all in the rear-view mirror, and now it’s time to focus on the most recent—and still in progress—decade...

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  10. NBA All-Decade Teams Part Five: The 90's

    So, we’ve made it through the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s decades, and now it’s time for the fifth installment of my NBA All-Decade Teams...

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  11. NBA All-Decade Teams Part Four: The 80's

    With the '50s, '60s, and '70s teams all accounted for, we move on to a decade that could be considered the best in NBA history. Rivaling the 1960s decade, the '80s were full of immensely-talented players who dominated the hardwood...

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  12. NBA All-Decade Teams Part Three: The 70's

    Over the past couple of days I’ve introduced my NBA All-50’s Team and my NBA All-60’s Team. So, what’s in line for today? You guessed it, the NBA All-70’s Team...

    Greg Haefner Written by Greg Haefner about almost 6 years ago 8,223 reads 10 comments

  13. NBA All-Decade Teams Part Two: The 60's

    Yesterday, I introduced my NBA All-50’s Team, part one in my six-part series of the NBA All-Decade Teams. Today, I move to the 60’s. The era of the Celtics dynasty, Wilt’s 100-point game, and much more...

    Greg Haefner Written by Greg Haefner about almost 6 years ago 4,408 reads 8 comments

  14. NBA All-Decade Teams Part One: The 50's

    The NBA has been around for 62 years now, and has had its share of superstars every step of the way. Watching young guns like Chris Paul, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and company gear up to reign ...

    Greg Haefner Written by Greg Haefner about almost 6 years ago 4,058 reads 12 comments

  15. NFL: 2008's Surprise Players

    Every year there are surprise players throughout the league; players who, for whatever reason, soar beyond their expectations and impress even the most fickle of fans...

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  16. NFL's Midseason Award Winners

    Well, it’s halfway through this 2008-2009 NFL season, and to say it has been surprising would be an understatement...

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  17. NBA Analysis: The Rise of the "Hybrid" Player

    It used to be that in the NBA, players had one position. Whether it was point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, or center, that was where you were—end of story...

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  18. Missouri Class Of 2013

    Before I start, I'd like to note that this is not an analytical sports article, and only needs to be read by readers that have enjoyed my writing in the past...

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  19. Buffalo Bills' Potential 2009 Draft Targets

    It's never too early to look to an upcoming NFL draft. Even now, in early October, there are fans out there—like myself—who are researching prospects and anticipating which college standouts will end up with their favorite team...

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  20. NBA Worldwide: The All-International Team

    The NBA has come a long way since it was founded in 1946. It has become a worldwide phenomenon, with international players becoming the norm in the league, and now with European teams taking American players from the NBA (a la Josh Childress)...

    Greg Haefner Written by Greg Haefner about 6 years ago 1,011 reads 17 comments

  21. The NFL's Week One Breakdown

    With the first week of NFL action now officially in the books, what can we say about each team? What can fans get excited about, and what can trolls start nit-picking about? Fear not, that’s what I’m here to tell you...

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  22. The All-NFL "Good Guys" Team: Defense

    A few days ago, I listed my All-NFL “Good Guys” offense. So what about the players on the other side of the ball? These guys may make their living putting massive hits on other players, ...

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  23. The All-NFL "Good Guys" Team: Offense

    It’s easy to write about NFL players who have thrown away their talents with poor decisions, a la Michael Vick, and I will admit that I personally love reading and writing about it...

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  24. NBA Sleepers: Don't Let These Players Fly Under Your Radar

    Whether you're a fantasy basketball player, or just a knowledgeable fan, everyone is always keeping an eye out for potential sleepers each season...

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  25. NBA: The All-Time Busts Team

    Before I start this article, I have to give credit to Erick Blasco. His recent article on his All-Time NBA Team (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/44828-erick-blascos-all-time-nba-team) gave me the idea for this article, my All-Time NBA Bust Team...

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