1. Chicago Bears: How Each Predicted Starter Must Improve at Training Camp

    Many new faces joined the Chicago Bears this offseason, and the team needs plenty of work as NFL training camps spring into action this week. Training camp is where many position battles are won and lost...

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  2. Roma vs. Liverpool: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Fenway Park will host a club friendly between Liverpool FC and AS Roma on Wednesday, July 25, in Boston, Mass. The match will air on three ESPN network channels as Liverpool looks poised to sign USA soccer star Clint Dempsey later this week...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 11,946 reads 11 comments

  3. Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Why Atlanta Must Land Chicago Cubs' Ryan Dempster

    Trading for Chicago Cubs veteran starting pitcher Ryan Dempster is vital for the Atlanta Braves if they want to avoid another late-summer collapse. Atlanta's once solid starting rotation is now a source of fear and loathing for Braves fans...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 3,254 reads 0 comments

  4. St. Louis Cardinals: Things That Need to Happen to Take NL Central Lead

    The St. Louis Cardinals ' standing among National League statistical leaders does not match their standing in the NL Central division race. They own the biggest run differential in Major League Baseball at +86...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 2,267 reads 3 comments

  5. SEC Football: Don't Slam Missouri Coach Gary Pinkel for Defending Joe Paterno

    Gary Pinkel boldly took his Missouri Tigers into the SEC football world by defending Joe Paterno at SEC Media Day. Before grabbing your torches and pitchforks, let's take a look at what Pinkel actually said and not just overreact to a headline...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 3,136 reads 7 comments

  6. Fantasy Football: Why St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford Will Be a Gem in 2012

    St. Louis still believes in Sam Bradford's ability to break out as an elite NFL quarterback. Fantasy football owners should too. Bradford is a tough player to evaluate if you're just looking at the numbers from his first two seasons as a pro...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 2,811 reads 11 comments

  7. Jeremy Lin: New York Knicks Will Be Better Off With Lin in Houston

    Jeremy Lin will help the New York Knicks by taking his talents—and his Linsane contract—to the Houston Rockets . That's not an indictment of Lin's ability to succeed as a point guard in the NBA ...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 570 reads 3 comments

  8. AmaZulu vs. Manchester United: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Manchester United 's preseason tour kicks off on Wednesday, July 18 in Durban, South Africa against AmaZulu FC as the Red Devils try to rebound from a disappointing season that failed to produce any trophies...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 6,749 reads 4 comments

  9. St. Louis Rams: Why Steven Jackson Shouldn't Worry About His Legacy

    St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson spent this offseason vocally assessing how new imports can help the team quickly turn from worst to first. Now it's time to return the favor...

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  10. 6 Reasons Houston Astros Should Remove Tal's Hill and the Train

    I'm all aboard the Houston Astros ' movement towards removing Tal's Hill and the train from Minute Maid Park...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 10,704 reads 18 comments

  11. 2012 MLB All-Star Game: 4 Ways to Improve Baseball's Mid-Summer Classic

    Bryce Harper and Mike Trout made the 2012 MLB All-Star Game better. Don't waste your hot air debating whether or not they deserved to be there...

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  12. Tiger Woods: British Open Sure to Be Tiger's Return to Limelight

    Tiger Woods ' slide at the Greenbrier Classic just sets him up for an even bigger surge at the British Open. No golfer has given fans a more tumultuous roller-coaster ride this year...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 1,897 reads 30 comments

  13. Dwight Howard Rumors: Cleveland Needs More Than Kris Humphries in 3-Team Deal

    Helping send Dwight Howard from the Orlando Magic to the Brooklyn Nets in a three-team deal had better land the Cleveland Cavaliers more than just Kris Humphries . The potential trade, reported by ESPN...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 1,764 reads 4 comments

  14. St. Louis Rams: Why Steven Jackson Deserves Another Playoff Appearance

    Steven Jackson gave the St. Louis Rams the best seasons of his underrated NFL career. Forgive him if he seems anxious for the team to return the favor before the final two years of his contract expire...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 1,878 reads 7 comments

  15. Fantasy Football 2012: Power Ranking Best Fantasy Options in New York

    New York may not be the center of the fantasy football world, but don't tell that to the reigning Super Bowl champion New York Giants . Whether or not you think Eli Manning is an elite quarterback is irrelevant...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 1,543 reads 1 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball: 7 Waiver Wire Pickups That Will Heat Up

    The upcoming MLB trade deadline means the same thing for both fantasy baseball managers and real-life GMs; i t's time to seriously ponder moves that will keep your team in contention through the dog days of August...

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  17. US Olympic Trials: 100M Runoff Between Allyson Felix, Jeneba Tarmoh Must Happen

    Jeneba Tarmoh pulling out of a US Olympic Trial 100-meter dash runoff against Allyson Felix would be a disastrous ending to this already looney tune...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 2,566 reads 1 comments

  18. Spain vs. Italy: Euro 2012 Final Not Enough to Crown Spain Best Ever

    Spain's victory over Italy in Sunday's UEFA Euro 2012 final sparked a premature debate about the side's standing as the greatest international soccer team of all time. La Roja still have work to do before they deserve that title...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 2,616 reads 8 comments

  19. NHL Free Agency: Why Ryan Suter Must Stay a Nashville Predator

    NHL unrestricted free agent Ryan Suter' s best move is to stay. The Nashville Predators probably won't offer him the most money upfront...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 1,591 reads 1 comments

  20. St. Louis Rams: 6 Reasons Sam Bradford Will Be NFL's Next Star QB

    St. Louis still believes in Sam Bradford as the quarterback of the Rams ' future. You should too. The old regime drafted him No. 1 overall despite questions about his durability...

    Dan Kukla Written by Dan Kukla about over 2 years ago 6,040 reads 4 comments

  21. Fantasy Football Draft 2012: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

    You can't win your fantasy football league on draft day, but you can definitely lose it. Don't lose it. Many fantasy football players are spending this offseason debating draft strategy...

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  22. NBA Draft 2012: Teams That Must Nail 1st-Round Pick

    Every team in the NBA draft wants to avoid picking a bust, but teams drafting in the lottery need to cash in a winning ticket. Failing to select a stud in the first round of the NBA draft means more mediocrity for the league's bottom feeders...

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  23. Euro 2012 Scores: Biggest Heroes Who Sent Their Side to the Semifinals

    The Euro 2012 semifinals features a field stacked with four major powers that advanced because of key performances from major players. Star players rose to the occasion, and none shined brighter than Portugal's Christiano Ronaldo...

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  24. Fantasy Football 2012: Why You Must Draft Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown

    Mike Wallace is the Pittsburgh Steelers wideout drawing all the headlines this offseason, but Antonio Brown is the receiver fantasy football players should be reading up on...

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  25. Jon Jay: Activation from DL Helps Cardinals and Desperate Fantasy Owners

    Jon Jay's activation from the disabled list is just as important to fantasy baseball managers as it is to the St. Louis Cardinals ...

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