1. Complete Kansas City Royals 2013 Season Preview

    There is a certain low-key optimism surrounding the Kansas City Royals heading into the 2013 season, as the team went about having one of its more productive offseasons in recent memory...

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  2. Alex Smith Trade Buzz: Should 49ers Hold on to QB as Insurance for Kaepernick?

    Short of the New England Patriots , Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints —teams that employ quarterbacks with proven track records who have a handful of productive years ...

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  3. San Francisco 49ers Free Agency 2013: Randy Moss Return Should Be Explored

    While not necessarily the ending they had hoped for, the San Francisco 49ers are coming off a successful 2012 campaign—eventually losing to the Baltimore Ravens in one of the more entertaining Super Bowls in recent memory...

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  4. Which QB Is the Answer to Chiefs' Offensive Woes?

    Owners of the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs have been on the clock since their season ended in a 38-3 loss to the Denver Broncos back in late December...

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  5. Nick Foles Trade Rumors: Chiefs Interested in Eagles Quarterback

    According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today , the Kansas City Chiefs would be interested in acquiring quarterback Nick Foles if he was made available via trade by the Philadelphia Eagles ...

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  6. Danny Duffy Takes the Mound, but Royals Should Be Cautious with His Return

    Amid the controlled enthusiasm surrounding the Kansas City Royals this spring training comes the news that starting pitcher Danny Duffy threw 18 pitches from the mound on Tuesday (via Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star )...

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  7. Can Any One Player Really Save the Kansas City Chiefs?

    We hear all the time about how certain teams in professional sports are just one player away from getting over the hump...

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  8. Kansas City Royals: Jeremy Guthrie Is the Key to a Successful 2013 Season

    The struggles are well-documented, and the forecast has been rather bleak for the Kansas City Royals recently. With only four winning seasons since 1990, this franchise has been mired in one of the longest funks in professional sports history...

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  9. Chris Canty Rumors: Chiefs Showing Interest in Former Giants Defensive Lineman

    According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today , former New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty is drawing plenty of interest around the NFL after being released in a cost-saving move just last week...

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  10. NFL Free-Agent Scenarios That Could Drastically Change the League's Landscape

    The Super Bowl may signal the end of the calendar year for football, but it is no secret by now that the NFL is a year-round entity. Free agency is currently the hot topic, with the draft eventually taking over come April...

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  11. Grading the Strength of Each Position on Chiefs' Roster Heading into Free Agency

    Coming off the worst season in franchise history, the Kansas City Chiefs enter the offseason needing to find answers to assure that a repeat doesn't occur in 2013. Free agency is the first opportunity in that process...

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  12. Greg Jennings Rumors: Should Kansas City Chiefs Pursue Free Agent Wide Receiver?

    One of Aaron Rodgers ’ favorite targets over the past few seasons with the Green Bay Packers , wide receiver Greg Jennings is now an unrestricted free agent—adding ...

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  13. Devin Hester Trade Rumors: Bears WR Will Need to Evolve Game Wherever He Ends Up

    After backing off of retirement talk shortly after the Chicago Bears fired long-time head coach Lovie Smith at the end of this past season, Devin Hester now feels that new surroundings could revive his NFL career (both sources via NFL...

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  14. NFL Free Agency 2013: Joe Flacco Caught in Perfect Storm During Contract Year

    Fresh off leading the Baltimore Ravens to victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII , quarterback Joe Flacco will get his first taste of free agency since entering the NFL back in 2008...

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  15. Alex Smith Rumors: 49ers Should Easily Find Trade Partner for Quarterback

    Following Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII , the San Francisco 49ers are now focused on what needs to happen over the next few months to continue their rise to the top of the NFL ...

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  16. Kansas City Royals: Competition for No. 5 Starter Will Heat Up Quickly

    Pitchers and catchers are set to report to spring training complexes next week, which is the official sign that the 2013 Major League Baseball season is just around the corner...

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  17. Who's to Blame for the San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl XLVII Loss?

    The Baltimore Ravens are Super Bowl XLVII champions after beating the San Francisco 49ers in one of the strangest 34-31 outcomes the NFL has ever seen...

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  18. Kansas City Royals: Bad Contracts Prevented a Much Better Offseason

    Small-market baseball franchises are often pigeon-holed into a compulsory allegiance to mediocre (at best) talent when it comes to filling out rosters...

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  19. Alex Smith Rumors: KC Chiefs Linked to QB, Should They Pursue Him in Offseason?

    According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk , quarterback Alex Smith is expected to ask for his release prior to free agency this offseason, and it will be interesting to see just how the San Francisco 49ers handle this situation...

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  20. Super Bowl XLVII: Bold Predictions for Ravens vs. 49ers

    With so much unparalleled hype leading up to Sunday’s matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, the fact that the game must still be played seems to have gotten lost in the shuffle a bit...

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  21. Highlighting 10 Records That Could Fall in Super Bowl XLVII

    All eyes will be on the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers when they take the field in the New Orleans Superdome on Sunday for Super Bowl XLVII ...

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  22. MLB Top 100 Prospects: Royals Youth Movement, Recent Trades Deplete Farm System

    When MLB .com releases its list of Top 100 prospects every year, it serves as yet another sign that baseball is right around the corner...

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  23. Super Bowl XLVII: Aldon Smith Must End Sack Drought Against Joe Flacco, Ravens

    Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers is filled with engaging storylines . It is hard to imagine any one player being more vital to his team’s chances above the rest...

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  24. Super Bowl XLVII: Can Ravens Duplicate Falcons' Success on 49ers Pass Defense?

    When the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers meet in the New Orleans Superdome on Sunday to decide Super Bowl XLVII , a lot of the focus will be on how the storylines leading up to the game will eventually play out...

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  25. Super Bowl 2013: Big Game Could Be Turning Point in Michael Crabtree's Career

    The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will be in the New Orleans Superdome next Sunday to decide Super Bowl XLVII ...

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