1. Boston Red Sox: 10 Kinks That Must Be Worked Out Before It's Too Late

    Bobby Valentine and his Boston Red Sox have started the 2012 campaign just as they ended last year's season—on a downward skid. The kinks within this team must be worked out before it's too late...

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  2. Shabazz Muhammad: 4 Reasons UCLA Is the Wrong Choice for Top Recruit

    One of the nation's top recruits, Shabazz Muhammad , surprised the college basketball world when he announced his commitment to UCLA over both Kentucky and Duke...

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  3. Boston Red Sox: 10 Positive Signs from the Early Going

    Bobby Valentine's season started much like Terry Francona's ended. Although it has been a rough start, a few good signs have popped up...

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  4. Alabama Football Spring Game: 5 Things We Learned at Big Spring Event

    The Alabama Crimson Tide supplied 78,526 fans along with more across the nation, with an exciting A-Day game...

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  5. Notre Dame Spring Game: 5 Things to Watch for at Saturday's Game

    Soon, Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish fans will enjoy the anticipated Blue and Gold game. Unlike years past, this spring game has many important things to watch for, rather than just offering a preview of the depth chart...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about over 2 years ago 1,216 reads 30 comments

  6. Notre Dame Football: 5 Offensive Replacements for Michael Floyd

    Replacing wide receiver Michael Floyd is the most important concern for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish—after ending the QB battle. Last season, Floyd caught an even 100 passes while totaling 1,147 yards and nine touchdowns...

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  7. Michigan Football: 5 Players Who Must Help Denard Robinson in 2012

    Much of the Michigan Wolverine's offense runs through quarterback Denard Robinson , but the success of the team will rely on other contributors...

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  8. Patriots' Day 2012: What It Means to Boston Faithful

    Bostonians know Patriots' Day as more than a holiday. It is Marathon Day, a day the Red Sox always play an early game at home and a day we celebrate heroic battles from Lexington and Concord in the revolutionary war...

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  9. Boston Celtics: Why Big Three Will Collapse in 2012 Playoffs

    If I were to tell you during the middle of the season, that the Boston Celtics and the Big Three would be contending for the third seed in the Eastern Conference, you would presumably laugh—and rightfully so...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about over 2 years ago 2,231 reads 30 comments

  10. North Carolina Basketball: Tar Heels Will Struggle in 2012 After Losing Core 3

    The North Carolina Tar Heels have announced that the the team's three core players—Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall—will enter the 2012 NBA Draft...

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  11. 5 Most Impressive Opening Day Performances Around MLB

    Opening Day for Major League Baseball has finally come. This series of games have produced more impressive performances than I remember in recent years...

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  12. Fantasy Baseball Draft: 10 Last-Minute Tips to Perfect Your Player Rankings

    Perfecting your rankings in preparation for your fantasy baseball draft is far more important than you may consider...

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  13. 5 NHL Teams That Need Home-Ice Advantage in the Playoffs

    In a seven-game series, home-ice advantage in the NHL playoffs plays a crucial role. History has taught us that the home team has a 0.25-goal edge to start the game...

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  14. NBA Mock Draft: 7 Players Boston Celtics Can Draft to Build Around Rajon Rondo

    Heading into the 2012 NBA Draft , Boston Celtics ' general manager Danny Ainge, and coach Doc Rivers must realize the time has come to replace the Big Three...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: 5 Reasons Gunner Kiel Is Ready to Lead Fighting Irish

    At the end of a roller coaster ride of a recruitment process, Gunner Kiel finally joined the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The highly touted QB prospect first committed to Indiana and was hailed as a true hometown Hoosier hero, but he soon backed out...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about over 2 years ago 6,342 reads 71 comments

  16. NBA Playoff Predictions: Why Rajon Rondo Will Take Boston Celtics to NBA Finals

    Playing for the Boston Celtics through adversity, and fueled by the trade turmoil surrounding his name, Rajon Rondo has silenced many of his harshest critics throughout this season...

    Mitch Charette Written by Mitch Charette about over 2 years ago 3,449 reads 40 comments

  17. 4 St. Louis Cardinals Who Disappointed in Spring Training

    Entering spring training as defending World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals face the intriguing obstacle of replacing one of the best bats in the game—Albert Pujols...

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  18. 20 of the Strangest Injuries in Sports History

    Remember, athletes are ordinary people like you and me. They are often victims to the same awkward injuries we tend to keep to ourselves...

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  19. NCAA Tournament 2012: 5 Players Who Hurt Their Draft Stock

    The NCAA tournament—a time when the nation's best players not only compete for a championship, but also fight to cement their names within the NBA draft...

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  20. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Jacoby Ellsbury and Others You Should Trade Early

    As most fantasy baseball drafts are starting to begin, managers should immediately begin looking at possible trade values...

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  21. NFL Free Agency 2012: Tim Tebow to the Jets vs. Peyton Manning to the Broncos

    Turn on the hype machine—to whatever the highest setting is. Now, I happen to be a believer that Peyton Manning deserves any amount of money thrown at him from any team in the NFL ...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball Draft Strategy 2012: Research the Player, Not the Rankings

    Fantasy baseball—quite possibly the most complex and exhausting fantasy sport there is. Fantasy baseball managers are often burying their heads in rankings, projections and even articles such as this one...

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  23. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Busts from Each Division

    Every year, without skipping a beat, a fantasy baseball manager will find disappointment in his early first or second round pick. When drafting, consistency is the key but it is easy to be swayed by the flashy numbers...

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  24. Patriots Draft 2012: Why They Should Draft Janoris Jenkins CB North Alabama

    Of all the glaring weaknesses the Patriots showed this year, their defensive backfield was the most evident...

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  25. Red Sox: Can They Win the Division? The Answer Is Yes

    In 2011, the Boston Red Sox suffered one of the most historic collapses in Major League Baseball. In 2012, they will win the division. The 2011 campaign was one of injuries and a cancerous finish in September...

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