1. Magic Rumors: Analyzing Possible 4-Team Trade

    Dwight Howard may soon (finally) be traded. Here are the details of the proposed trade from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports ...

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  2. Team USA Basketball: What Blake Griffin, James Harden Will Bring to London 2012

    With the Team USA basketball roster finally set for the London 2012 Olympics, the squad sports plenty of experience. Only two players will enter London having never played in international competition: Blake Griffin and James Harden ...

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  3. Seattle Seahawks: 4 Things That Could Keep 'Hawks Viable in NFC West

    While the 2010 season saw a fortunate playoff berth for the Seattle Seahawks after they finished 7-9, 2011 was not as kind to a repeated 7-9 record...

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  4. San Francisco 49ers: Why Alex Smith Deserves More Trust

    With quarterback Alex Smith entering his seventh season with the San Francisco 49ers, the issue of trust is still an offseason question for fans to ponder. Yes, Smith was extremely effective last season leading the 49ers to the NFC Championship Game...

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  5. Wimbledon 2012: Breaking Down Andy Murray's Chances the Rest of the Way

    Pressure at Wimbledon is always on Scotsman Andy Murray because of the home court advantage he has during every match...

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  6. MLB All-Star Game: What to Expect from the San Francisco Giants' Starters

    The San Francisco Giants are sending four representatives to the 2012 MLB All-Star Game , and all of them have the potential to have a large impact on the game...

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  7. Golden State Warriors: 10 Free Agents Who Would Fit the Bill

    With the NBA Draft complete, franchises now move to the next phase for improvement: free agency. The Golden State Warriors , who last Thursday selected Harrison Barnes with the ...

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  8. MLB Trade Deadline 2012: What Astros, A's and Rockies Can Offer as Sellers

    Often times, the most captivating teams during the month of July are the last-place teams because of the unpredictability that comes during the MLB trade deadline...

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  9. San Francisco 49ers: Offensive Plays That Will Be Key to Success in 2012

    Last season, the San Francisco 49ers were led to the NFC championship game by a strong defense and average offense. This upcoming season, as the 49ers look to make another run towards a Super Bowl, an offensive improvement is necessary...

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  10. NBC Sports Tour De France 2012: Breaking Down This Year's Top Competitors

    With the Tour de France 2012 set to start on Saturday, the coveted yellow jersey is once again up for grabs. The following are two of the favorites to be wearing the yellow jersey at the finish line on July 22 in Paris...

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  11. Euro 2012: Why Cristiano Ronaldo Must Perform in Euro Semis to Avoid Ridicule

    With the Portuguese national team set to face Spain Wednesday night in the semifinals of the 2012 Euro Cup , pressure once again is on Cristiano Ronaldo to carry his team to victory...

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  12. 2012 NBA Draft: Young Studs Who Would Rejuvenate Boston Celtics

    It seems a foregone conclusion that the Boston Celtics "Big 3" of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen will be broken up this offseason when Garnett and Allen hit the free agency market...

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  13. NBA Draft 2012: Why the Golden State Warriors Must Draft Harrison Barnes

    As the Golden State Warriors prepare for the 2012 NBA draft, the clock continues to tick down towards their seventh overall selection...

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  14. Oakland Raiders: Predicting Which Rookies Will Step Up in 2012

    The Oakland Raiders drafted six players in the 2012 NFL Draft and four of them are on the defensive side of the ball. Unfortunately, they had no pick in the first two rounds and thus Raider fans don't have a household name to be juiced about...

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  15. College World Series 2012: Most Disappointing Performances so Far

    In one week, a national champion will be crowned in college baseball. So far though, only two of the eight teams in Omaha have been eliminated. For whoever wins the title this year, there is still plenty of work left...

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  16. Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal Star Will Continue to Find Top Form

    For many star athletes, a poor performance is often the result of either too much pressure or too little confidence...

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  17. San Francisco Giants: Ranking the Best Sluggers in Club History

    Since 1958, the San Francisco Giants have had a plethora of ball players who could poke the ball over the wall. In regards to "sluggers" though, the Giants have only had a few during their 54 years by the Bay...

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  18. San Francisco 49ers: Who Will Be This Year's Surprise Stars?

    After being led by eight Pro Bowlers to the NFC Championship game in 2011, the 49ers now move to the 2012 season with much higher expectations. There were many "stars" for the 49ers last season, which is expected of Super Bowl contenders...

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  19. Oakland Raiders: Why Terrelle Pryor Must Be Given a Shot at Training Camp

    The Oakland Raiders still haven't given Terrelle Pryor the shot his resume deserves, but rather, treated him as the third-round Supplemental Draft pick he is...

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  20. NBA Draft: Teams That Will Reach Too High

    As with any draft, this upcoming NBA Draft will be full of GMs wondering whether their desired player will “fall” to their pick...

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  21. USA vs. Guatemala: Why It's Time for America to Make a Statement

    For the United States men’s national soccer team, just winning qualifying games should no longer be acceptable, as fans want to witness a statement win...

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  22. MLB Trade Deadline: Where the San Francisco Giants Should Make a Move

    Last year, Brian Sabean answered the groans of the fan base and made a deadline deal to acquire outfielder Carlos Beltran in exchange for top pitching project Zack Wheeler...

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  23. San Francisco 49ers: Why Aldon Smith Will Only Improve in 2012

    The San Francisco 49ers ' Aldon Smith will have his work cut out for him this upcoming season as opposing coaches cannot ignore his presence...

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  24. Oakland Raiders: Offensive Plays Raiders Must Run to Perfection in 2012

    For the Oakland Raiders to win and make the playoffs in 2012, their offensive efficiency in the red zone needs to improve. Last season, the Raiders ranked ninth in the league in total offense averaging 375...

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  25. San Francisco Giants: 5 Bold Predictions for Chris's Stratton's Giants Career

    Chris Stratton, the San Francisco Giants first round draft pick, will have plenty of pressure on him, as he is joining an esteemed list of Giants first round draft picks...

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