1. Looking Back at Reggie Bush, Mario Williams, and the 2006 NFL Draft

    When Matt Leinart decided to return to USC for a chance at a national title in 2005, he turned down the opportunity to be the first overall draft pick. When Reggie Bush won the Heisman Trophy that same year, he was seen as a shoo-in for that spot...

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  2. 'The Wire' and Sports: How Tension Among Superstars Plays Itself out

    Over the last several years, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s dynamic duo of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant has endured its fair share of criticism...

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  3. PEDs: What Effect Do Steroids Have on MLB Athletes?

    On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon was suspended 50 games for testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone (h/t ABC News)...

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  4. Euro 2012: What's Next for Spain?

    Ian Darke mentioned it as the clock was winding down on Spain’s European Championship victory: will the Spaniards be able to make it four major tournament titles in a row? ...

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  5. Portugal: Why It Doesn't Matter That Ronaldo Didn't Take a Penalty Versus Spain

    On Wednesday afternoon, defending Euro and World Cup champions Spain got through to the final after winning a penalty shootout against Portugal...

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  6. Portugal: 4 Reasons Ronaldo's Team Has Stood out at Euro

    Through the quarterfinals of the 2012 European Championship, Portugal have exceeded expectations. They weren’t expected to get out of the Group of Death, but an impressive performance against the Dutch allowed them to do so...

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  7. Euro 2012: 5 Lessons Learned Through the Quarterfinals

    The 2012 European Championships head into Wednesday's and Thursday’s semifinals with Spain meeting Portugal and Germany meeting Italy...

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  8. Portugal: 5 Reasons They're More Than a Ronaldo-Led One-Man Team

    Portugal have advanced to the quarterfinals of UEFA Euro 2012 , finishing second in Group B behind Germany. Based on reputation, it has to be tempting to say that Cristiano Ronaldo has carried this team on his back...

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  9. England: What Should Roy Hodgson Do When Wayne Rooney Returns?

    England goes into the final game of Group D tied at the top with France. If the Three Lions can manage a draw with host Ukraine, they will be through to the knockout stage. Helping England reach that goal will be star forward Wayne Rooney ...

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  10. Euro 2012: What the Dutch Have to Do to Progress out of Group B

    In their first two matches against the Germans and Danes, the Dutch have looked terrible at the back and inefficient in the front. But they are very much still in the race to advance out of Group B...

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  11. Portugal: Why Ronaldo's Team Are Still Contenders Despite Germany Loss

    After losing to Germany, Portugal sit tied with the Netherlands at the bottom of Group B. But with two games remaining in the group stages, the Portuguese have much to look forward to...

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  12. Euro 2012: What Denmark's Win Against Netherlands Means for Group B

    With Denmark’s win over the Netherlands, Group B’s standings have been turned upside down. Denmark was expected to be the group minnow, while the Dutch were one of the tournament favorites...

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  13. Euro 2012: Does Denmark Have a Chance in the Group of Death?

    With Portugal, the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark, Group B is the “Group of Death” in the 2012 European Championships...

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  14. Chicago Cubs: Why They Should Trade Matt Garza Now

    During the offseason, the Chicago Cubs hired Theo Epstein as their president of baseball operations. Epstein made his mark with the Boston Red Sox as the architect of the 2004 ...

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  15. Los Angeles Lakers: Who Could Be Gone Next Season?

    The Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated from the playoffs by the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. The Lakers have reached a point where roster upheaval is clearly necessary...

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  16. Albert Pujols: Can We Learn from Andruw Jones' Career Path?

    Extensive studies have been done that indicate that a baseball player’s prime is his age-27 season. In the succeeding years, players use their experience to compensate for their continuing decline in athleticism...

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  17. Why PED Users Belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum opened its doors in 1936, and with the induction of Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth and Walter Johnson, dedicated ...

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  18. Los Angeles Dodgers: What a Hot Start Means for the Rest of the Season

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten off to an incredible start, as their 16-7 record (as of April 30) has them three and a half games ahead of the San Francisco Giants ...

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  19. Chicago Bulls: Why Derrick Rose's Injury May Not Mean the End

    We all saw Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose collapse at the end of the Bulls' 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday...

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  20. Arsenal: Top 5 Goals of the 2011-12 English Premier League Season

    With the 2011-12 English Premier League season winding down and Arsenal looking primed for a third-place finish, it seems like as good a time as any to look back on the great goals of the Gunners’ season...

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  21. Los Angeles Dodgers: Top 10 Moments Since the 1988 World Series

    In the 23 years since Kirk Gibson’s heroic home run led the Los Angeles Dodgers to the 1988 World Series title, Dodger fans have had precious few great moments to celebrate...

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  22. MLB Opinion: Ozzie Guillen Shouldn't Be Suspended for Fidel Castro Remarks

    "I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that mother****** is still here...

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  23. Los Angeles Dodgers: A Look at Their Future, Position-by-Position

    The Los Angeles Dodgers head into the 2012 season with a new ownership group led by Los Angeles icon Magic Johnson. Dodger fans are desperate for a contender, but a look at the farm system shows that internal help will not be coming...

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  24. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers: 4 Lessons from the Lakers Victory

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers demonstrated their dominance of the Los Angeles rivalry with their victory over the Clippers on Wednesday night. It was a fascinating display of ball movement, with very little defense thrown in...

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  25. Barcelona vs. AC Milan: Takeaways for the Rest of the Season

    Barcelona surgically dismantled AC Milan yesterday at the Nou Camp by a score of 3-1. Behind Lionel Messi’s two penalty goals and a second half Andres Iniesta strike, the ...

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