1. Georgetown Basketball: 5 Ways John Thompson III Can Lead the Hoyas to Glory

    John Thompson III and the Georgetown Hoyas will again look to be the surprise of the Big East after finishing fifth in the conference last season...

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  2. MLB Playoff Predictions: Who Will Be This Year's David Freese?

    David Freese became the talk of Major League Baseball during last year's playoffs, when his scorching hot bat helped carry the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series victory...

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  3. Fantasy Football Week 5: Pittsburgh Steelers and Defenses to Avoid

    There are some defenses in the NFL you don't want to face in fantasy football. Whether it's because they're due to dominate a favorable matchup, or because they're downright one ...

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  4. Are Coach K and Duke Basketball Losing Their Luster with Recruits?

    It's undeniable—players who go through the Duke Blue Devils basketball program come out as better players...

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  5. 3 Reasons Mike Napoli Is Texas Rangers' Best Catching Option for Now

    Mike Napoli is headed for free agency this offseason, and the Texas Rangers face a major decision with their catcher going forward. Napoli has already made his plans to test the free-agent market clear...

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  6. Titans vs. Texans: 7 Keys to Blowout Win for Texans

    The Houston Texans capped off the first quarter of their schedule with a convincing 38-14 blowout win over the Tennessee Titans at Reliant Stadium Sunday. The Texans are 4-0 for the first time in franchise history...

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  7. Ranking Most Important Under-the-Radar White Sox Players for Deep Playoff Run

    The Chicago White Sox find themselves in a heated battle with the Detroit Tigers for the American League Central division title. The Tigers currently hold a slim division lead over the White Sox, but that could all change overnight...

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  8. Ryder Cup 2012: Keys to US Reclaiming Trophy

    The United States will look to bounce back in this year's Ryder Cup after losing to the European field in close fashion in 2010. The field features some of the best golfers the country has to offer...

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  9. Ohio State Football: Most Important Buckeyes Against Michigan State

    The best game in college football this weekend features two Big Ten rivals, as the Ohio State Buckeyes visit the Michigan State Spartans...

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  10. Houston Texans: 6 Reasons Team's 1st Real Test Comes vs. Green Bay Packers

    The Houston Texans posted their most impressive victory of the 2012 season in Week 3, and their next major test looks to be a few weeks away when the Green Bay Packers visit Reliant Stadium...

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  11. Houston Astros: 3 Reasons Tony DeFrancesco Deserves Astros' Manager Job in 2013

    When the Houston Astros hire their next manager, they'll be putting in place the final piece to a major overhaul that saw more drastic changes than any time in the organization's history...

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  12. NFL Picks Week 3: Quarterbacks Who Will Carry Their Teams

    The NFL has seen some brilliant quarterback performances through two weeks. Week 3 features a few of the best quarterback battles on the 2012 NFL regular season schedule...

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  13. Chelsea vs. Juventus: 3 Blues Who Are Key to Champions League Victory

    Chelsea faces one of the toughest matchups on its schedule in what looks to be a fantastic game on paper. Chelsea has yet to lose a game this year and will look to continue its success against another undefeated team in Juventus ...

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  14. Alabama Football: 5 Keys to the Game vs. Florida Atlantic Owls

    The Alabama Crimson Tide will look to continue their early season dominance in this week's game against the Florida Atlantic Owls in Tuscaloosa...

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  15. Houston Rockets: 4 Ways the Rockets Will Prove Doubters Wrong

    The Houston Rockets have undergone major changes since last season, and their fans hope it translates to competing with the best the Western Conference has to offer sooner rather than later...

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  16. Houston Texans: 5 Ways Matt Schaub Can Out-Duel Peyton Manning

    Matt Schaub and the Houston Texans face familiar former AFC South foe Peyton Manning in Week 3 in a matchup of two AFC playoff contenders. Schaub and the Texans are coming off of two dominant blowout wins and appear to be in midseason form...

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  17. Houston Astros: 3 Bold Offseason Moves Fans Won't Expect

    The offseason cannot arrive fast enough for eager Houston Astros fans waiting to see how Jeff Luhnow plans to shape the club going forward...

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  18. Ohio State Football: Under-the-Radar Players Worth Watching Saturday Against Cal

    The Ohio State Buckeyes have started the season the way their fans hoped they would. The team is 2-0, and Urban Meyer seems to have the program headed in the right direction...

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  19. USA vs Jamaica: Young Players Who Should Be Starting for USA After Big Victory

    The USA men's national team came away with an impressive 1-0 victory over Jamaica on Tuesday. The victory should give the team plenty of confidence going forward...

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  20. Kentucky Basketball: 4 Players Coach John Calipari Must Spend Time Recruiting

    John Calipari will look to lead the Kentucky Wildcats to back-to-back national championships this college basketball season. He'll also be looking to deliver a few star recruits to the program for the 2013 season...

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  21. NCAA Basketball: The 13 Loudest Arenas

    College campuses are where you find the loudest basketball arenas. Rowdy fans plastered with body paint create quite a ruckus, bouncing in unison while the visiting players can barely hear themselves think over the resultant roar...

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  22. MLB Playoff Race: Wild-Card Contenders That Could Win World Series

    Around this time last year, the St. Louis Cardinals were a mere wild-card contender hoping for a chance to make the playoffs before eventually going on to win the World Series...

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  23. NFL Picks Week 1: Major Upsets to Watch for

    Week 1 of the NFL season kicks off with several intriguing games, and there are plenty of major upsets to watch out for. Week 1 usually delivers some of the best upsets of the entire season, and this year should be no different...

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  24. Tennessee Titans: 6 Biggest Things to Take Away from Training Camp

    The Tennessee Titans end training camp with hopes of competing for an AFC playoff spot. Despite the highly-publicized quarterback battle, Titans camp ended with little drama, which is usually the best-case scenario for any team entering the season...

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  25. Houston Texans: What to Expect from Arian Foster in Week 1

    The Houston Texans open the season with the Miami Dolphins this Sunday, and Arian Foster could deliver an epic performance similar to his stellar Week 1 effort in 2010...

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