1. NHL Playoffs 2012 Conference Finals: 6 Stats You Might Not Know

    The NHL Conference Finals begin Sunday as the Los Angeles Kings travel to Phoenix to take on the Coyotes...

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  2. Will Jonathan Lucroy Eventually Be the Milwaukee Brewers Best-Ever Catcher?

    How many Brewers fans would have predicted that the team’s leading hitter six weeks into the season would be Jonathan Lucroy? Lucroy’s .321 average tops the team as of May 10...

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  3. Greatest NBA Playoff 'Pure Shooters' in the Three-Point Era

    Your team is down by one and has the ball with 10 seconds left. Who do you want to take the last shot? Your team is up by two with five seconds remaining...

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  4. Texas Rangers: When Will Josh Hamilton Hit His Next Home Run?

    Josh Hamilton, last night, became the 16th player in MLB history to hit four home runs in a game. But in our “what have you done for me lately” world, the question we ...

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  5. A Sports First: Reigning NFL, NBA and NHL Champs Lose in First Round of Playoffs

    First, the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers lost their first playoff game to the New York Giants. Then the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins lost their first-round series to the Washington Capitals four games to three...

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  6. Milwaukee Brewers Looking to Regain Consistency at First Base

    In their last five games, the Milwaukee Brewers have started four different first basemen. This was necessary due to the likely season-ending injury to Mat Gamel , who was injured on May 1 in San Diego ...

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  7. Will Bryce Harper Break Any of the MLB's Teenage Batting Records?

    Teen phenom Bryce Harper made his major league debut on April 28 with Washington, going 1-for-3 with a double...

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  8. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Scoring 35 or More Points at Age 35-Plus in the Playoffs

    A handful of older players (age 35 or older) are on the rosters of the teams remaining in the NBA playoffs...

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  9. NBA Playoffs 2012: Does Sweeping the First 2 Series Lead to an NBA Title?

    The Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder have both taken 3-0 leads in their opening-round series, and the San Antonio Spurs have a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. All three series have the potential to be four-game sweeps...

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  10. NBA Playoffs 2012: Win-Loss Records in Series-Deciding Playoff Games (1984-2011)

    How many of the NBA first-round playoff series do you think will go the full seven games? Based on the last nine years (the NBA went to the seven-game first-round series format ...

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  11. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Postseason Wins and Losses on the Way to a Title

    In the current NBA playoff format, teams must win four seven-game series to take the title, winning a total of 16 games...

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  12. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Coaches with the Most Playoff Wins and No NBA Title

    Few experts would argue that Jerry Sloan had a very distinguished NBA career as a player and then as a coach. Sloan, however, tops the list of coaches who have the most NBA playoff wins without winning a NBA championship...

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  13. Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers: Will April Success Bring October Glory?

    The Texas Rangers have been on the losing end of the last two World Series. Based on their start this season, they have every intention of getting back to the Fall Classic for a third straight season...

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  14. 2012 NBA 'Popeye' Awards: Top 10 NBA Players Whose Teams Are Not in '12 Playoffs

    Sixteen of the NBA’s 30 teams are in the midst of the playoffs. For the other 14 teams and their players, the offseason has begun. But for some of those players on teams that did not make the playoffs, we have a few awards to hand out...

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  15. Steve Novak: Knicks' Designated Three-Point Shooter Makes a Little NBA History

    The Knicks' Steve Novak this year led the NBA in three-point shooting percentage with a .472 mark. He also accomplished a couple other milestones this season: * He became the ...

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  16. 2012 NBA Playoffs: First-Round Records from 2003-11

    The first round of the 2012 NBA playoffs tip-off with four games today and four tomorrow. The San Antonio Spurs will be playing in their 15th consecutive NBA playoffs, the longest active streak in the league...

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  17. NHL Playoffs: The Conference Semifinals 'Seed' Advantage

    The next round of the NHL playoffs begins tonight as the first of the four conference semifinals will have Phoenix and Nashville facing off in Phoenix. The matchups for the conference semis are: No...

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  18. NFL Draft: Is the 1983 Draft Class the Best Ever?

    How will the 2012 NFL draft compare with the previous drafts? What kind of NFL careers will Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil and Trent Richardson have when we look ...

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  19. Andrew Luck: Will He Become the Next Peyton Manning or JaMarcus Russell?

    Stanford’s Andrew Luck will become the 18th quarterback taken with the first overall pick since 1970 in the NFL draft on Thursday...

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  20. From NFL Draft to NFL Career Stats Leader

    The 2012 NFL draft is less than three days away. Much of the analysis you see on the draft centers around which teams will take which players and how will each NFL team fill their specific needs...

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  21. Mariano Rivera Looks to Lead Yankees in Saves for 16th Straight Season

    The New York Yankees are 9-6 after 15 games and sit atop the American League East, tied with the Toronto Blue Jays. Longtime reliever Mariano Rivera has three saves in those nine wins and is the only Yankees reliever with a save this season...

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  22. Ivan 'Pudge' Rodriguez Retiring: 12 Stats You Might Not Know About Him

    Ivan “ Pudge ” Rodriguez will announce his retirement from baseball on Monday. He'll retire as one of the greatest catchers in MLB history, a 14-time All-Star, 13-time Gold Glover and former AL MVP...

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  23. 2012 NFL Schedule: How 2011 Playoff Teams Impact the Schedules

    The 2012 NFL schedule has been released, and experts and fans alike are analyzing the games and dates. Here’s my evaluation of the schedules based on the number of last year’s playoff teams that each team faces on its 2012 schedule...

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  24. Following a Legend: The 15 Greatest Managerial Transitions in MLB History

    There’s no Albert Pujols, no Tony La Russa and no Dave Duncan, but the St. Louis Cardinals and new skipper Mike Matheny are off to a great start and sit atop the National League Central Division with an 8-3 record...

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  25. NHL Playoffs: 6 Stats You Might Not Know...

    The National Hockey League playoffs are underway. Two series, Los Angeles vs.Vancouver and Pittsburgh vs.Philadelphia, have the potential of a four-game sweep as the No. 8 seeded Kings and the No...

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