1. Serena Williams: What Serena Must Do to Surpass Lofty 2013 Expectations

    The expectations that Serena Williams faces in 2013 are truly immense. After losing in the first round of the French Open, Williams has only dropped one match since...

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  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Top Potential Landing Spots for Players on the Block

    As the hot stove winds down, there are still a few players being shopped around on Major League Baseball’s trade market...

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  3. Australian Open 2013: Bold Predictions for Day 2

    After a rather orderly first day of play at the Australian Open, the first round concludes overnight down in Melbourne...

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  4. Australian Open 2013 TV Schedule: Dates and Times for Major Tournament

    The 2013 Australian Open—the first Grand Slam tennis event of the year—opens Monday morning in Melbourne. All the big names are down under with the exception of injured star Rafael Nadal, making for two weeks of high-quality tennis...

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  5. Designated Hitter: The Controversial Rule Turns 40 Years Old

    Friday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most controversial rule changes in baseball history—the American League's adoption of the designated hitter. On Jan...

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  6. The Best Tournament of Every Month of the PGA Tour

    As we start the 2013 PGA Tour season, we will see the best and the brightest in the world of golf play on some of the toughest and most picturesque golf courses in the world...

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  7. Craig Biggio Has Every Right to Feel Snubbed After HOF Vote

    In the end, this was not Craig Biggio ’s day to celebrate. The Houston Astros second baseman, despite being the top vote-getter, fell short of induction into the baseball Hall of Fame in his first year...

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  8. Boston Red Sox and Mike Napoli Need to Agree on Their Deal

    The Boston Red Sox need to finalize their deal with Mike Napoli . With Tuesday’s news that the Washington Nationals have re-signed Adam LaRoche to a two-year deal ...

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  9. Projecting the Houston Astros' 2013 Starting Rotation

    It will be a long year in 2013 for the Houston Astros and their fans. As they enter the American League West, the Astros come off a season where they went 55-107 in the National League Central...

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  10. Rory McIlroy: Why He Must Play in the 2016 Summer Olympics

    In the end, the game of golf needs Rory McIlroy to tee up at the Summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil...

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  11. Which Brit Will Win a Major First: Ian Poulter or Justin Rose?

    Both Ian Poulter and Justin Rose are certainly capable of winning majors. However, Rose is probably the more polished of the two players. The biggest difference in winning a major as opposed to a regular tournament is handling the pressure...

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  12. Ranking the Top Mutually Beneficial MLB Trades of the 2012-13 Offseason

    This has not been a very quiet offseason for the MLB . The hot stove has been cooking with an array of transactions across the league. With just five weeks to go before spring training, a number of teams have made big-time trades to get better...

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  13. The Most and Least Improved Teams of the 2013 MLB Offseason

    With just six weeks to go before pitchers and catchers report for spring training, we have a good idea of which teams are better and those that took a step back...

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  14. Ranking the 10 Best Golfers of 2012

    The 2012 professional golf season has come to an end. With the 2013 PGA Tour season set to begin in a couple weeks at Hawaii’s beautiful Kapalua at the Hyundai Tournament ...

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  15. Grading the Cleveland Indians' Signing of Outfielder Nick Swisher

    The Cleveland Indians scored one of the better free agents left on the market on Sunday when they agreed to a four-year deal with Nick Swisher for $56 million, according to the New York Daily News ' Mark Feinsand ...

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  16. Ranking MLB's Cheapest Teams This Offseason

    Of the big four professional sports in North America, only Major League Baseball does not have a salary cap...

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  17. Ranking the 10 Players Who Should Celebrate 2012 the Most

    As we turn the page towards the new year, it is time to look back at golf's wonderful year. We saw four different winners in the majors and another winner at the FedEx Cup...

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  18. Defining Moments of the 2013 MLB Offseason (So Far)

    Without a doubt, the 2012 offseason in Major League Baseball has been anything but boring. Between the hot stove being on full boil and the future of the game getting due recognition, ...

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  19. Grading the R.A. Dickey Trade Between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets

    The Toronto Blue Jays have wrestled 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey away from the New York Mets...

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  20. Grading the Detroit Tigers' Signing of Pitcher Anibal Sanchez

    Anibal Sanchez ditched the Chicago Cubs at the altar Friday by re-signing with the Detroit Tigers on a five-year deal worth $80 million (via USA TODAY )...

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  21. Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty for Jim Furyk?

    2012 should have been a great year for Jim Furyk . The golfer best known for one of the most unconventional swings in the game’s history had final round leads at both the United States Open and WGC -Bridgestone Classic...

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  22. MLB's Top 5 World Series Contenders After Josh Hamilton Signs with Angels

    With Josh Hamilton, the MLB 's top free agent, agreeing Thursday to a five-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels for $125 million—according to ESPNDallas...

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  23. US Ryder Cup Captain to Be Named Thursday; Ranking the Best Candidates

    On Thursday, the PGA of America will announce who will be the next Ryder Cup captain. That announcement will be made at 8:30 am Eastern on NBC's Today Show (via AP), and it is expected to be Tom Watson...

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  24. Power Ranking the 11 Best MLB Free-Agent Signings so Far

    It is hard to believe that we are just eight short weeks away from the start of spring training. Even with Josh Hamliton signing Thursday with the Los Angeles Angels, half of ESPN’s ...

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  25. Is Parity Helping or Hurting the LPGA Tour?

    For the first time in a long time, there is no alpha dog on the LPGA tour, and that is just fine. Yani Tseng , the top player in the Rolex rankings, did indeed win three times this year, but not after March 22, and took home no majors...

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