1. Vick to Philly: The Final Chapter to McNabb's Tenure?

    There's an old adage that says: growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.On Friday, August 14, Michael Vick signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles worth around $7 milllion...

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  2. Reynolds Delivers Knock Out Punch to Pitt, 'Nova Heads to Final Four

    78-76. That's what the final scoreboard read. But with just over five ticks remaining in the Elite Eight matchup between Pittsburgh and Villanova, the clutch Panthers point guard, Levance Fields, is fouled with his team down 76-74...

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  3. Villanova Wildcats: Undersized, Overlooked, On Their Way To The Final Four

    In the minutes before the Villanova-Duke Sweet 16 game tipped off late Thursday night, a CBS reporter (forgive me for my ignorance in forgetting which one) described the aforementioned ...

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  4. What Lies Ahead for the Surprising Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Playoffs

    Yes. It happened. Yes, the former Eagle Ryan Moats helped the Texans fend off the Bears. Yes, the Raiders somehow, someway found a way to travel across the country and upset the 13-point favored Bucs...

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  5. The NFL Awards: Week One

    Welcome to part one of the 17 part series "The NFL Awards." At the end of each week, I'll post up the award winners in numerous categories including the week's Biggest Disappointment, Most Impressive Rookie, Best Play, etc...

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  6. Top-Five Reasons Why Adrian Peterson Should Be Your No. 1 Pick

    Recently, I drew the top pick in my fantasy football draft, which is set to take place in the near future. My immediate thought: "Nice. I finally got LT." Maybe not...

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  7. 2008 ESPY Awards: The Winners & The Other (Real) Winners

    There were few surprises in the 2008 ESPY Awards that took place on Sunday, July 20. Allbeit some shocking things did happen, such as the fact that Justin Timberlake was a great host, and that ...

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  8. 2008 ESPY Awards: The Nominees

    View The Winners Here! The nominees for the 2008 Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards, which will take place on July 20 and be hosted by Justin Timberlake, have been released...

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  9. A Shift in Fantasy Draft Strategy, a Study to Prove It

    Running backs. Running backs. Running backs. That was always the fantasy football draft strategy. "You had better stack up on your running backs. They're going fast." Even now-a-days, RB-RB seems to be the most common drafting sequence...

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  10. Shattered Maple Bats: Growing Concern for MLB

    On Tuesday, June 24, MLB officials finally met to discuss the safety of the use of maple bats. The meeting was in response to the growing rate at which these bats have been shattering this season...

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  11. Roger Goodell Calls Lucrative NFL Rookie Contracts "Ridiculous"

    "There's something wrong about the system. The money should go to people who perform." These are the words of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the large contracts rookies have been receiving of late...

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  12. Chase Utley and Phillies Among League's Best

    Many are arguing that Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies is the front-runner to win the National League MVP award this year. A difficult argument to contest, as Utley leads the majors with 21 home runs and is tied for second with 56 RBI...

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  13. Philadelphia Eagles—The Defense Everybody Isn't Talking About

    With some very established, talented defenses that will be taking the field in the 2008 NFL season, it's difficult to look past the Steelers and the Bears when you're searching for the defense to watch...

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  14. Tyreke Evans Shocks Villanova, Heads for Memphis

    All that glitters isn't gold.Well, Villanova and her fans were certainly gleaming with the possibility of bagging the No. 2 ranked high school basketball player in the nation and hometown hero—Tyreke Evans of American Christian Academy...

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  15. Breaking Down the Draft: Philadelphia Eagles

    I've seen thousands of NFL mock drafts. I'm sure you have, too. Breaking down each team's needs. Analyzing the system each team runs and how each prospect would fit said system...

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  16. Penn State Football: Sean Lee to Miss 2008 Season

    Penn State football is known for turning out tremendously athletic and gifted young linebackers. The two most recent Nittany Lions that meet this description are Paul Posluszny and Dan Connor...

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  17. Tyreke Evans to Villanova?

    In the midst of an historic NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, it's difficult to take a look forward to next season. However, let's do that. There has been much speculation as to where Tyreke Evans will attend college...

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  18. NCAA Tournament First: A Final Four of No. 1 Seeds

    There have been multiple occasions when three of the No. 1 seeds entered the Final Four. However, for the first time in the history of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, every No...

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  19. Will the Hilltoppers Topple the Heavily Favored Bruins?

    Within an NCAA Tournament that carries three double-digit seeded teams into the Sweet 16, one makes everyone say, "Who?" We all remember(or have at least been made aware of ...

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  20. NCAA Tournament: Bubble Team Villanova Bursts into Sweet 16

    Yes, I predicted the Clemson Tigers to defeat my hometown team, the Villanova Wildcats, in the first round. Yes, I heard about it from every one of my pals, but they allowed me to share in their joy even though my bracket had been turned upside down...

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  21. Clemson Tigers Have a Shot the Title

    My upset pick for the NCAA Tournament: The Clemson Tigers.Sure they are a No. 5 seed—not much of an upset—but not many people give them a chance against Kansas...

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