1. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for Every Prospect in Round 1

    The NBA draft will transform the lives of dozens of young men on June 26 , but a couple of injury concerns for top prospects Joel Embiid and Julius Randle have already altered the top of the draft with only a few days remaining...

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  2. World Cup 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions for Day 9

    In stark contrast to the usual festival of draws that is the World Cup, the first matches in Group D and Group E each produced a winner, though not the expected result in some cases...

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  3. World Cup 2014 Predictions: Final-Score Projections for Day 9 Fixtures

    The initial days of the 2014 World Cup provided a few dramatic results and stunning upsets. The members of Group D and Group E stood at the center of that action...

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  4. The Art of the Walk-Up Song

    For professional baseball players, preparing to bat involves more than just hitting fungos and reading scouting reports on pitchers. Selecting the walk-up music sets the tone for every plate appearance at home...

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  5. Lakers Rumors: Latest Predraft Buzz on Potential Picks and Coaching Search

    The rest of the NBA beat and bloodied the Los Angeles Lakers last season as they lost 55 games, but the once-great franchise has dragged itself out of that dark alley called the 2013-14 season, and hope sits on the smoggy horizon...

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  6. NBA Mock Draft 2014: Team-by-Team Predictions for Entire 1st Round

    The NBA draft looms on June 26, and rumors swirl about trade scenarios, back injuries and especially how the top three picks will shake out...

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  7. Each NFL Team's Biggest Fan Favorite

    Johnny Manziel hasn't played a single NFL snap, but he's already the most popular player on the Cleveland Browns, which sometimes happens when a roster lacks a marquee player. A range of factors can go into identifying a team's top fan favorite...

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  8. College World Series 2014: Ranking the Favorites in the Remaining Field

    The College World Series can seem fairly complicated to the uninitiated, but it has now reached the straightforward part of the tournament...

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  9. Spurs Parade 2014: Expectations for NBA Championship Celebration

    Sports fandom roots itself in community, and nothing can top the experience of a championship celebration in a team's home city...

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  10. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Derrick Rose, Thaddeus Young and More

    The Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers could not possibly reach further ends of the roundball spectrum from one another. Chicago boasts a perennial playoff contender, while Philly hasn't won more than 43 games in over 10 years...

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  11. US Open 2014 Odds: Examining Betting Lines for Underrated Picks

    The 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst features one very unusual course change for the tournament: no rough. As the U.S...

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  12. NBA Mock Draft 2014: Filling Every Team's Biggest Draft-Day Need

    Only one team finishes the NBA season truly happy, leaving the other 29 to shift their hope toward next year...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 3 months ago 4,093 reads 1 comments

  13. US Open Golf 2014: Latest Odds and Betting Tips for Golf's Top Contenders

    With the 2014 U.S. Open Championship set to tee off Thursday at Pinehurst, Tiger Woods is not walking through that door. Even if he were, he almost certainly would not win...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 3 months ago 8,699 reads 0 comments

  14. Stanley Cup Final 2014: Complete Survival Guide for Kings vs. Rangers Game 4

    The New York Rangers had not trailed for a single second of ice time during Game 1 or Game 2, yet the puck dropped for Game 3 with the Los Angeles Kings leading the Stanley Cup Final 2-0...

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  15. Why Isn't Patrick Ewing Getting a Shot to Coach NY Knicks?

    Patrick Ewing absolutely and indubitably wants a job as head coach, but his name does not ring out amid the likeliest rumors regarding the New York Knicks ' vacancy...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 3 months ago 8,305 reads 2 comments

  16. Belmont Stakes 2014 Post Positions: Odds, Field Outlook for Undercard and Stakes

    On Saturday, Belmont Park offers up an unprecedented $8 million in purses across 13 races and 10 stakes runs...

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  17. Belmont Stakes Odds 2014: Examining Lines, Payouts and Picks for Elmont Field

    California Chrome seeks to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, and the odds project him as the likeliest winner at Belmont Park...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 3 months ago 1,317 reads 0 comments

  18. Stanley Cup 2014: Rangers vs. Kings Game 2 Schedule, Odds and Predictions

    The New York Rangers used the full measure of their speed and savvy to seize a 2-0 lead in the first period of Game 1 on the road...

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  19. Belmont Stakes 2014 Post Positions: Top Undercard, Stakes Races Slots for Lineup

    History will be set in Elmont, New York, on June 7 whether or not California Chrome gallops to the first Triple Crown in 36 years. With $1...

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  20. Belmont Stakes Odds 2014: Best and Worst Horse-Jockey Tandems to Bet

    California Chrome seeks to become the first horse since Affirmed in 1978 to win the Triple Crown, marking the 13th chance since then to secure the highest accomplishment in horse racing...

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  21. NCAA Baseball Super Regionals 2014: Early Upsets Stack Field with Underdogs

    Underdogs turned the 2014 NCAA baseball tournament on its head during the double-elimination regionals . The SEC entered 10 teams in the tournament of 64, but only two advanced to the round of 16...

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  22. The Most Successful Father-Son Duos in Sports

    Hard-nosed offensive lineman Bruce Matthews entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Jake Matthews will seek to emulate his dad after the Atlanta Falcons selected him sixth overall in the 2014 draft...

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  23. Erik Spoelstra: It Would Be 'Ridiculous' for Pacers to Fire Frank Vogel

    The Indiana Pacers stormed out of the gate in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals and claimed a 9-2 lead after four minutes of play...

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  24. Indiana Pacers vs. Miami Heat: Postgame Grades and Analysis

    The Indiana Pacers had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Friday, and it just so happened to come in an elimination game. The Miami Heat put a toe tag on the East's No. 1 seed with a 117-92 victory in Game 6...

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  25. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kevin Love, Derrick Favors and More

    With the number of remaining playoff teams rapidly shrinking, the majority of the NBA has nothing to do except pine for next season and plot out a strategy for surviving and thriving in the postseason...

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