1. NHL: Get to Know Your Next Batch of Superstars

    While the NHL lockout hasn’t been beneficial to most of those affected, this extended offseason has allowed many young players to compete professionally elsewhere and could help speed their development...

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  2. Fantasy Hockey Advice: The 15 Best-Kept Secrets in Fantasy Hockey

    The NHL lockout has caused some unfortunate openings in every hockey fan’s schedule—including those that play fantasy hockey...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 7,321 reads 11 comments

  3. Oregon State vs. Stanford: 10 Things We Learned from Cardinal's Win

    The game of the week in the Pac-12 lived up to its billing as two hard-nosed programs in Stanford and Oregon State needed every second to decide a winner...

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  4. Oregon State vs Stanford: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

    Stanford rallies after giving up 23 straight points to knock off Oregon State 27-23 and improve to 6-1 in the Pac-12. This game lived up to its billing between two of the toughest defenses in the Pac-12...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 3,446 reads 5 comments

  5. Alabama vs. LSU: Postgame Grades from Tigers' Loss vs. Crimson Tide

    No. 5 LSU hosted No. 1 Alabama in a huge SEC West contest with national title implications. The Tigers played practically mistake-free in the second half, but it wasn't enough to knock off Alabama 21-17...

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  6. NHL Free Agency: Teams That Looked Absolutely Lost This Summer

    The big names came and went. Trades were made. Draft picks were signed and most teams worked to fill holes and improve for the upcoming season. Still, some NHL teams just seemed to look a bit lost this offseason...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 1,228 reads 12 comments

  7. Michigan Football vs Nebraska: Final Report Card, Player Grades for the Huskers

    For the first time since 1911, the Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten) hosted the 22nd-ranked Michigan Wolverines (5-2, 3-0) in a huge Big Ten Legends Division matchup...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 3,905 reads 27 comments

  8. Guy Boucher: Pressure Will Be on Tampa Bay Lightning Coach When Play Resumes

    The Tampa Bay Lightning spent money this offseason to put together arguably their most complete team since the 2003-04 season. Entering his third season as head coach, Guy Boucher will be under pressure to win after play resumes...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball: 8 Breakthrough Pitchers for the 2013 Season

    The 2012 MLB season is preparing for its most exciting series of the year, but it’s never too early to pick the breakthrough pitchers for next season. Jayson Stark of ESPN...

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  10. Tampa Bay Lightning: Why Teddy Purcell Is the Next Big Lightning Star

    The Tampa Bay Lightning never have a shortage of supercharged stars. When one player slows down, another rises, and next in line is Teddy Purcell ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 1,340 reads 16 comments

  11. NHL Lockout: 5 Things to Expect from the NHLPA's Counter Proposal

    With the new proposal offered by the NHL as a basis for negotiations, the ball is clearly in the players’ court...

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  12. Norwich City vs. Arsenal: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    Arsenal travels to Norwich City for a Saturday night Premier League match between two teams at opposite ends of the table. Norwich currently sits 19th in the EPL standings with three points while still searching for its first win of the season...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 2,319 reads 1 comments

  13. Oregon vs. Arizona State: Breaking Down the Starting QBs Pac-12 Battle

    Thursday night, third-ranked Oregon (6-0, 3-0 Pac -12 North) travels to Arizona State (5-1, 3-0 Pac -12 South) in a battle for conference supremacy led by two underclassmen quarterbacks in Arizona State's Taylor Kelly and Oregon's Marcus Mariota ...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 704 reads 1 comments

  14. Spain vs. France: 5 Matchups to Watch in the Upcoming World Cup Qualifier

    France and Spain have gotten off to strong starts in the FIFA 2014 World Cup qualifying so far. Both teams are 2-0 heading into their head-to-head matchup on Oct. 16...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 2,878 reads 9 comments

  15. 5 Reasons the San Francisco Giants Will Reach the 2012 World Series

    Improbable comeback, completed. The San Francisco Giants rallied from two games down by winning three straight road games to advance to the NLCS...

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  16. Calvin Johnson: How Does Recent Concussion Affect His Fantasy Status?

    Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions reportedly played through a concussion in the second half of the Week 4 game against the Minnesota Vikings ...

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  17. Tampa Bay Lightning: Make No Mistake, This Is Steven Stamkos' Team

    Hockey is a game of tradition. From the Original Six to newer franchises like the Columbus Blue Jackets , don’t tell fans their team doesn ’t have tradition...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 1,329 reads 6 comments

  18. Is Colin Kaepernick the QB Tim Tebow Was Supposed To Be?

    No backup quarterback in the NFL draws more attention than Tim Tebow of the New York Jets —and for absolutely no football reason...

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  19. Why This Season's UEFA Champions League Will Be the Best Ever

    The UEFA Champions League is an exciting time for soccer fans around the world for the better part of the year. The 58th year of the tournament and 21st as the UEFA Champions League has the billing to become the best ever...

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  20. AC Milan: 5 Reasons Stephan El Shaarawy Will Keep Improving This Season

    Stephan El Shaarawy is young, talented and a significant piece of the AC Milan attack. The up-and-coming star is already making history and should only continue to get better as the season progresses...

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  21. College Football Picks Week 6: 5 Best Matchups Outside the Top 25

    Week 6 of the College Football season is full of great games. With games like No. 5 Georgia against No. 6 South Carolina, No. 4 LSU against No. 10 Florida and No. 8 West Virginia against No...

    Eric Steitz Written by Eric Steitz about almost 2 years ago 2,965 reads 3 comments

  22. St. Louis Rams' Danny Amendola Injury: 5 Biggest Fantasy Implications

    Thursday, the St. Louis Rams knocked off the previously-undefeated Arizona Cardinals , 17-3. Unfortunately for the Rams, they lost their top producer early in the second quarter ...

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  23. Tampa Bay Lightning: 5 Ways They Can Improve Their Special Teams Play

    The Tampa Bay Lightning struggled on special teams last season. After an eventful offseason, the retooled Bolts have a variety of ways to improve their special teams play. Tampa tied for 25th in the NHL on the power play (15...

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  24. Denver Broncos: 5 Ways the Team Will Step Up Despite Lack of Running Game

    Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos were predicted to get back to the Super Bowl this season, but few predicted the increasingly ineffective running game to bog the Broncos down to a 1-2 start...

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  25. Kentucky Basketball: 6 Recruits John Calipari Can Flip in Time

    The Kentucky Wildcats basketball program has had a top-two recruiting class in each season since coach John Calipari took the reins in 2009...

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