1. Are the 2014 San Francisco Giants Closer to 2012 Champs or 2013 Chumps?

    The San Francisco Giants have had quite the ride the past two seasons by the Bay. The 2012 campaign ended with the ultimate triumph...

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  2. MLB's All-Underpaid Team Entering 2014

    Arbitration hearings between MLB teams and players can lead to some awkward interactions at the negotiating table. After the two sides exchange their figures, they often can come to agreements without the help of arbiter...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 7,553 reads 31 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ideal Draft Strategy, Top Sleepers and Player Rankings

    With MLB spring training set to start in a couple of weeks, it also signals the beginning of a new fantasy baseball season...

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  4. Joe Johnson Injury: Updates on Nets Star's Knee and Return

    Joe Johnson 's balky knees have become a problem for the Brooklyn Nets. Nets coach Jason Kidd told reporters that he would be resting the veteran guard for the matchup against the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night, Feb...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 2,549 reads 7 comments

  5. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Forecasting the Entire 1st Round

    With their dominant 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks wrapped up the 2013 NFL season as champs...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 7,201 reads 2 comments

  6. 8 February Predictions That Could Shake Up the MLB Landscape

    While most of America braces through the cold of winter, groundskeepers in Arizona and Florida are busy at MLB spring training facilities, getting the baseball diamonds to be in tiptop shape...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 7,852 reads 12 comments

  7. Super Bowl Predictions 2014: Picking Winners of Key Positional Matchups

    The clock is ticking toward kickoff of Super Bowl XLVIII , when the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos will clash in an epic battle of strengths...

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  8. Super Bowl Odds 2014: Picking Interesting Prop Bets for Seahawks vs. Broncos

    You can bet on anything these days. Looking at the latest prop bets from linesmakers online , it's hard to think you can wager actual money on some of these things. But God Bless America...

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  9. Super Bowl Halftime Show 2014: Breaking Down This Year's Entertainment Lineup

    When it comes to Super Bowl halftime shows, everyone is still trying to top Madonna. Back in 2012, her performance with recording artist M.I.A. drew a record 114 million TV viewers , even more than the 111...

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  10. Super Bowl Predictions 2014: Projecting Offensive Stars for Seahawks vs. Broncos

    At long last, the media frenzy leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII is finally coming to a close. Players from the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos must surely be counting down the hours until Sunday's kickoff (6:30 p...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 1,937 reads 2 comments

  11. National Signing Day 2014: Looking at the Country's Top Undeclared Recruits

    College football recruiting has become an entirely different beast in the past decade and it's only getting more intense...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 9,198 reads 9 comments

  12. MLB's Offseason Mega-Contract Power Rankings, January Edition

    The heavy lifting of the MLB offseason is done with spring training less than a month away. By mid-February, pitchers and catchers around the league will be in Arizona and Florida, respectively, getting tuned up with position players not far behind...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 12,308 reads 4 comments

  13. Ranking the Most Deadly 3-4-5 Combos in MLB Entering the Spring

    With less than a month to go before spring training starts in Arizona and Florida, we have a good idea of how MLB 's top lineups will shake out for 2014...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 40,191 reads 192 comments

  14. 2014 Winter Olympics: American Athletes Poised to Become Household Names

    Heading into the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi , U.S. athletes like Shaun White ( snowboard ), Lolo Jones ( bobsled ) and Patrick Kane ( hockey ) already have major profiles and are well-known around the country...

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  15. Australian Open 2014: Men's Tournament Suggests Major Changes Coming for Tennis

    One Grand Slam title does not make an elite tennis player. Just ask Juan Martin del Potro , who has never achieved the same prestige as his men's tennis contemporaries in the ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 13,165 reads 31 comments

  16. Super Bowl 2014: Examining Key Special Teams Players for Seahawks vs. Broncos

    There's been a lot of ink dedicated to the Denver Broncos offense and Seattle Seahawks defense heading into Super Bowl XLVIII , which will take place on Sunday at 6:30 p...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 2,531 reads 2 comments

  17. Roger Federer Faces Uphill Battle to Remain Among Tennis' Big 4

    Time waits for no man, and Roger Federer 's spot among tennis' elite seems like it's slipping away. There's a lot of discussion about the big four in men's tennis...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 5,419 reads 45 comments

  18. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Updates on Kyle Lowry, Andre Miller and Evan Turner

    Now that the MLB hot stove is cooling down, sports fans can direct their attention to the NBA rumor mill, which is buzzing as the league approaches the Feb. 20 trade deadline...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 13,624 reads 1 comments

  19. Grading All of the Latest MLB Offseason Signings

    At long last, the Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes has been settled. The prized Japanese free-agent right-hander is headed to the Bronx to play for the New York Yankees, and his agreement ...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 14,006 reads 31 comments

  20. Pro Bowl 2014: Top Matchups to Watch in Team Sanders vs. Team Rice

    In the first year of the NFL 's fantasy-style Pro Bowl , the 2014 rosters are set. Hall of Famers Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice assembled their teams during a two-day draft earlier ...

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  21. Super Bowl 2014: Unheralded Players Poised to Be Difference-Makers

    It's the Super Bowl , so no story will go untold by the time the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos clash on Feb. 2 in East Rutherford, N.J. That's not to say you'll read them all...

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  22. NBA All-Star Game 2014 Rosters: Players Most Likely to Be Overlooked

    The 63rd edition of the NBA All-Star game will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 in New Orleans (8 p.m. ET, TNT), but the action will get started on Thursday when the starters for the East and West All-Star teams are revealed on TNT at 7 p...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 25,519 reads 32 comments

  23. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Potential Big Men on the Move

    The NBA trade deadline is less than a month away and the basketball rumor mill remains full of rumblings on potential deals. By Feb. 20, there figure to be a few big men who will be switching jerseys and playing in new home arenas...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 49,237 reads 97 comments

  24. Australian Open 2014 Bracket: Analyzing the Field Down Under

    There's only one more singles match to go in Melbourne before we have our 2014 Australian Open men's and women's finalists. While No. 4 Li Na and No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova have advanced to Saturday's final (3 a...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 3,318 reads 4 comments

  25. Is In-Shape Pablo Sandoval Headed for Big Offensive Explosion in 2014?

    By the end of his rookie year in 2008, Pablo Sandoval was known as "Kung Fu Panda." After making a slick play on the basepaths in a September ballgame, veteran pitcher Barry Zito coined the nickname and the rest is history...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 6 months ago 11,615 reads 17 comments