1. 2009 University of Illinois Football Preview: Proving Grounds

    Looking Back The 2009 Fighting Illini enter their fifth season under Ron Zook looking to prove that they belong amongst the elite teams in the Big Ten...

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  2. Oakland Athletics Update: Self Evaluation

    This article is the first in a series of weekly articles that will chronicle the Oakland Athletics' season, organization, and future. If you have a topic you would like to hear about, please feel free to post your request on my message board...

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  3. Oakland Athletics: 2009 Bullpen Review

    The Oakland Athletics entered the 2009 season with some serious bullpen questions. After 27 games and an 11-16 record, some of those questions remain unanswered while injuries have taken the focus off of some solid developments in the Oakland bullpen...

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  4. Everything's Right In Big D, Mavericks Defeat Spurs, 99-90

    Three years ago the Dallas Mavericks were on the precipice of fulfilling their potential. They held a two-games-to-none lead over Dwayne Wade's Miami Heat...

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  5. Chauncey Billups Comes Home: The Denver Nuggets' Return to Relevance

    Every year the NBA season is full of trade rumors. More so than any other sport, the NBA seems to generate high-profile changes on a regular basis...

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  6. Road Warriors: Surprising Results To Kick off the 2009 NBA Playoffs

    Twenty-four hours ago questions swirled around the start of the 2009 NBA Playoffs. Injuries, inexperienced players, and high expectations were on everyone's mind as the Bulls and Celtics tipped off in Boston...

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  7. The Loss of a Leader: Kevin Garnett's True Importance to the Boston Celtics

    You know a player or a moment is important when NBA Films uses it in a montage. Since he entered the league in 1995, Kevin Garnett has supplied the NBA marketing gurus with an endless supply of chest-banging, heaven-pointing, fierce-glaring footage...

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  8. The Derrick Rose Show: Bulls Upend Defending Champs; Steal Home Court

    Last year Boston fans watched their beloved Celtics roll over the Atlanta Hawks in the opening game of the playoffs 104-81, beginning what would be a magical postseason culminating in a championship...

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  9. Ready to Rumble: 2009 NBA Playoff Preview: Round One

    When the 2009 NBA Playoffs tip off at noon on Saturday, we'll witness all of the best the NBA has to offer. From it's marquee stars and tantalizing rookies, to battle-tested teams and developing powers, the NBA's finest will be on display...

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  10. MLB Opening Day: One Man's 2009 Predictions

    Tomorrow night North Carolina takes on Michigan State for the NCAA Men's National Championship. In the next week we'll determine who makes the NBA and NHL Playoffs. Last week Penn State took home the NIT Title...

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  11. Ivan Rodriguez: Where Is the Love?

    Ivan (Pudge) Rodriguez has been a fixture in Major League Baseball since 1991. During that time, no catcher has been as offensively and defensively dominant as Rodriguez...

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  12. Fantasy Baseball Preview: Outfield: So Many Options, So Little Time

    My outfield preview will be different than the positional previews previously published. I will rank the top 50 outfielders in groups of 10, explaining the ranking of 1 to 2 members in each group...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball Position Preview: Shortstop: Life After Hanley

    NOTE: Every year, fantasy experts, enthusiasts, and rookies alike trot out their opinions for each position...

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  14. Fantasy Baseball Position Preview: Third Base, A Mighty Aramis

    NOTE: Every year, fantasy experts, enthusiasts, and rookies alike trot out their opinions for each position...

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  15. Oakland A's Spring Training Guide: Baseball and Beyond

    So you’re heading to Spring Training 2009 and you can’t stop daydreaming about the crack of the bat, the anticipation of your first glimpse of the next Ken Griffey Jr. and the refreshing feeling of that first cold beer going down the pipes..

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  16. Fantasy Baseball Position Preview: Second Base, Deeper than Ever

    NOTE: Every year fantasy experts, enthusiasts and rookies alike trot out their opinions for each position...

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  17. Fantasy Baseball Position Preview: First Base...It's Votto Time

    NOTE: Every year fantasy experts, enthusiasts and rookies alike trot out their opinions for each position. Explaining that Hanley Ramirez and Jose Reyes are top shortstops or that Carlos Lee ...

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  18. Bulls Stampede over Bucks, Take Eighth Place

    The Bulls throttled Milwaukee on Friday night, 117-102, in Chicago. With the victory, Chicago pulled ahead of the Bucks in the standings, claiming sole possession of the eighth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball Position Preview: Catcher: Who Is John Baker?

    NOTE: Every year fantasy experts, enthusiasts and rookies alike trot out their opinions for each position. Explaining that Hanley Ramirez and Jose Reyes are top shortstops or that Carlos Lee ...

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  20. Chicago Bulls Storm Back To Top Houston Rockets, 105-102

    The Legend that will be Derrick Rose took a big step forward Saturday night at the United Center. Saving his best for the final quarter of Chicago's tussle with Yao Ming and the Houston ...

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