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NBA: Heat Down, Lakers and Thunder Up

This week the NBA took a few interesting turns as teams start to show us who they really are. Now that we’re about 15 games into the season it’s a simple who’s up and who’s down. This includes team like the Spurs (who have put together a nice winning streak)[…]

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Drop the Puck: Week Seven

The balance of power still lies in the West with the Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings, and Vancouver Canucks all sustaining fast starts while the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals continue to lead the field in the East. Meanwhile, Steven Stamkos and Sidney Crosby traded points this week as[…]

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BCS Disaster on the Horizon

Friday marks the kickoff of the Iron Bowl, Arizona/Oregon, and Boise State/Nevada. Saturday could be the heaviest hangover college football has seen in a long time. Each of these games possesses a large part of the BCS formula within its results. A loss (or even a nasty win) could spell[…]

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NFL Week 12 Picks and Predictions

Couch Potato Blitz: Week 12 Predictions Week 12 of the NFL season brings us poor Thanksgiving day games and an even worse Monday night match-up. Some where sandwiched in between that is some pretty good football. In New England Patriots @ Detroit Lions – The Lions have improved, but I[…]

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UFC 123 Results

Round Three The third round proves fruitless for Jackson, missing leg kicks and combos early in the match, followed immediately by Machida landing a left hook.  The match becomes nail-biting as Machida’s takedown of Jackson occurs with three minutes remaining, which he maintains for a minute and thirty seconds before[…]

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Josh Hamilton Named AL MVP

Tuesday it was announced that Texas Rangers OF, Josh Hamilton, would be the recipient of the 2010 AL MVP award. Hamilton received first place votes on 22 of 28 ballots. Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera was runner-up with five first-place votes. Yankees 2B Robinson Cano finished third, Blue Jays OF[…]

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Derek Jeter and 3 Other Must-Sign Franchise Players

The New York Yankees are facing one of the toughest decisions in sports – contract negotiations with the face of the franchise, shortstop Derek Jeter. There are certain players in sports that, when you think of an organization, you think of a signature player. They don’t just represent the era[…]

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Vikings Fire Brad Childress

The Minnesota Vikings have decided to relieve Brad Childress of his coaching duties. They have named defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier as the interim head coach for the remainder of the season. This comes one season after Childress received a contract extension from the team through 2013 — the final year[…]

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Joey Votto Slugs His Way to NL MVP Honors

The Associated Press released Monday that Cincinnati Reds 1B, Joey Votto, is the 2010 Major League Baseball NL MVP. Votto received 31 of 32 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America. He was named to his first All-Star game and helped lead the Reds to their first post-season[…]

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