1. 2012 NBA Free Agents: Likeliest Landing Spots for Summer's Hottest Names

    The 2012 NBA free agent class has plenty of gems who could turn struggling teams into contenders. Or, if some stars leave their respective teams, they could turn contenders into pretenders...

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  2. London 2012: Breaking Down Germany's Top 10 Athletes to Watch in the Olympics

    Germany is on the verge of a disappointing Summer Olympics at the London games in 2012. It will be difficult to replicate the performances that yielded the fifth-highest medal count ...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 3,234 reads 1 comments

  3. Pacers vs. Heat: Why Indiana Is No Lock to Win Game 4

    Calm down, Indiana Pacers fans. You haven't won anything yet. With a 2-1 lead and Game 4 at home, the Pacers are in great shape to put the Miami Heat on the brink of elimination...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 93 reads 18 comments

  4. London 2012: Breaking Down Russia's Top-10 Athletes to Watch in the Olympics

    Russia has traditionally been one of the more competitive countries in the Summer Olympics , even after its former life as the Soviet Union. Russia has generally dominated sports such as gymnastics, track and field and wrestling...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 3,277 reads 0 comments

  5. Michael Phelps and 5 Things the Charlotte Grand Prix Tells Us About the Olympics

    If we learned anything from the 2012 Charlotte UltraSwim Grand Prix, it's that Michael Phelps is not ready for the Summer Olympics in London. Not yet, anyways...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 906 reads 1 comments

  6. Fantasy Football: Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears' Best Options

    The Chicago Bears have reloaded their offense with plenty of weapons, and fantasy football gurus are pegging some of the team's top players as solid options for the 2012 season...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 4,124 reads 17 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Craziest Discontinued Summer Olympic Sports

    The best athletes in the world have long competed for their countries in the Summer Olympics —even if some of their respective sports were rather bizarre...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 17,173 reads 30 comments

  8. 5 Reasons Michigan State Football Will Take a Step Back in 2012

    Michigan State was arguably one bad call away from winning the first Big Ten Championship Game in 2011, which would have gave the Spartans their second consecutive conference title...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 3,901 reads 45 comments

  9. Kentucky Derby 2012: Where Do the Top Contenders Stand?

    Tomorrow is the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby, and Bodemeister is favored the win the historic, mile-and-a-quarter race at Churchill Downs. Bodemeister is at 4-1 odds to win the race that is billed as the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports ...

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  10. NBA Playoffs 2012: Early Projections and Winners for 2nd-Round Matchups

    If we've learned one thing from the 2012 NBA Playoffs so far, it's this: There is no such thing as a sure thing. Just ask the Memphis Grizzlies how certain they felt about their 27-point lead in Game 1 against the Los Angeles Clippers...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 1,343 reads 2 comments

  11. Josh Hamilton and the 10 Most Likeable Players in Major League Baseball

    Josh Hamilton's infamous path from addiction to American League MVP holds a soft spot in nearly every Major League Baseball fan's heart...

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  12. 2012 NFL Draft Results: 5 Unheralded Picks Who Will Be Stars

    The 2012 NFL draft is now complete. Who are the hidden gems in this year's class? Stars could emerge from any of the draft's seven rounds. Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was a sixth-round steal...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 986 reads 0 comments

  13. Derrick Rose Injury: Why the Chicago Bulls Are Doomed Without Their Star

    As Derrick Rose lay on the floor clutching his injured knee in Game 1 of the Chicago Bulls playoff opener versus the Philadelphia 76ers , the United Center became as silent as Wrigley Field on a World Series night in October...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 3,058 reads 41 comments

  14. Chicago Bears: 5 Reasons Shea McClellin Is a Perfect Fit in Windy City

    The Chicago Bears may not have addressed every need in the 2012 NFL Draft, but the team may have found a dynamic pass-rusher to play opposite of Julius Peppers with Shea McClellin...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 9,845 reads 30 comments

  15. NFL Draft 2012 Results: Surprising Picks That Will Work out

    The first round of the NFL draft saw eight trades, a stretch of six straight defensive picks and four quarterbacks go off the big board. It also had its fair share of surprise selections...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 1,041 reads 0 comments

  16. 2012 NFL Draft Projections: Players Teams Would Be Crazy to Pass on in Round 2

    NFL general managers must be looking at some of the players left in the 2012 NFL Draft , and some may be smiling from ear to ear upon seeing who is still available...

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  17. NFL Free Agents 2012: Ranking the Best Receivers Still Available

    Forget about the NFL draft for a moment. Your favorite team still has the opportunity to add overlooked veterans in NFL free agency. There are still plenty of viable options available across the board, especially at wide receiver...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 480 reads 1 comments

  18. Oklahoma State and 5 College Football Programs That Will Slip in 2012

    It seems that Oklahoma State and the college football programs that will slip in 2012 have a common theme. Four of the five teams on this list are replacing star quarterbacks that racked up some of the best stats in each respective school's history...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 4,748 reads 19 comments

  19. 5 Reasons Green Bay Packers Will Dominate NFC North in 2012

    As long as Aaron Rodgers is still the quarterback, the Green Bay Packers have a legitimate shot at an NFL title. It's simpler than a discount double-check. But the Packers ' first step is to handle an improved NFC North...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 3,361 reads 25 comments

  20. Ohio State Football: 5 Reasons Urban Meyer Will Bring Buckeyes Big Ten Title

    In just his second season at Florida, Urban Meyer won a national title. How long will it be until he hangs banners at Ohio State? Meyer takes the reins of a program that was rocked ...

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  21. 2012 NFL Draft Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Top 10 Picks

    With next week's NFL draft looming, the football world knows at least one thing for sure: Andrew Luck will be the No. 1 pick by the Indianapolis Colts , first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 1,128 reads 0 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: 3 Reasons Alex Avila Is More Important Than Prince Fielder

    Could Alex Avila be more important to the Detroit Tigers than the nine-year, $214 million Prince Fielder? Well, it depends on how you look at the scenario...

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  23. Chicago Bears: 5 Reasons Mike Tice Will Have Success with Offense in 2012

    The Chicago Bears offense has plenty to be optimistic about heading into the 2012 NFL season, even with a new offensive coordinator in Mike Tice and with the possibility of running back Matt Forte holding out...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 4,850 reads 10 comments

  24. NHL Playoffs 2012: Sidney Crosby and Every Team's Most Important Player

    Superstars emerge in the NHL playoffs as 16 teams battle for the coveted Stanley Cup. Each squad has made the first step to capturing a championship by reaching the 2012 NHL postseason, which began on Wednesday...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 1,059 reads 5 comments

  25. Miami Heat and the 10 Most Annoying Teams of All Time

    How many teams are more annoying than LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the history of sports? Not four teams. Not five. Not six...not seven...... Maybe not even one team...

    Matt Moran Written by Matt Moran about over 2 years ago 1,746 reads 5 comments