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No one wants to jump with Dennis Smith Jr.

I still remember the wild debates Davion, Dhevin and I had about the 2003 draft class and which players would be the most fun to watch. Davion couldn’t wait to see LeBron James suit up for Cleveland, Dhevin still believes in Carmelo Anthony and I was sold on Dwyane Wade after watching him at Marquette. It was an easy choice for all of us, and our individual personalities somewhat...
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The 'Kawhi so serious?' quiz

The San Antonio Spurs' record currently sits at 35-24, good for third best in the Western Conference and sixth best league-wide. That they've managed to pull this off despite getting just nine games from their star player, Kawhi Leonard, is an accomplishment unto itself, even by the Spurs' lofty standards. But it appears as if this may end up being a lost season for the two-time...
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Top MLB Cy Young candidates heading into 2018

Every new season brings a new opportunity for MLB's best pitchers to break through. Most people know what to expect from the aces on the bump, but there are always surprising pitchers who emerge either earlier than expected or seemingly out of nowhere. So which pitchers can we expect to compete for the highest honor on the mound?Here's a look at 12 Cy Young Award candidates from...
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25 best MLB players under 25

The MLB youth movement continues, and the future of the game looks very bright. With superstars emerging ever younger in the game, there's no shortage of youngsters making an impact right away.Here are the 25 best MLB players under the age of 25 entering the 2018 season.
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The 'Red Sox finally get their guy' quiz

We're just a little over a month away from Opening Day, and it appears MLB general managers are finally remembering there are some pretty talented players on the market.It was 10 days ago when the Cubs landed the best free agent starter in Yu Darvish, while the ink is still not dry on the eight-year, $144M deal the Padres gave Eric Hosmer to pry him out of Kansas City. But the winter...
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MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

As always, there is an abundance of riches at first base. The franchise player count at the position ranks high, with five to six of this year’s top 10 counting as the centerpiece performers on their respective clubs. In the last two years, Paul Goldschmidt, Joey Votto and Anthony Rizzo have all finished in the top three in NL MVP voting at least once, with Votto coming up just a...
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Faltering Blackhawks face tough decisions at deadline

To say that the Chicago Blackhawks are having a down season would be a massive understatement. Their 7-1 win last weekend over the Washington Capitals was their first in nine games and their only win so far in the month of February. If anyone thought that high-scoring outburst against one of the top teams in the NHL was a turning point, Chicago put those thoughts to rest with a 3...
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Offseason needs for every NFL team

Every NFL team has holes to fill as the 2018 offseason begins. There will be players lost to free agency, injuries to overcome, and positions that simply need to be shored up for better production and depth.Here are the biggest needs for each team, from the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles all the way down to the winless Cleveland Browns.
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MLB's top 10 second basemen for 2018

To be among the top second basemen in today’s game requires being adept at more than just one or two facets of the game. You cannot just get on base regularly or steal a ton of bases. At the same time, it takes more than just elite glove work or the ability to hit the ball over the fence habitually. Today’s top-tier second sackers bring a lot to the table, and many do the heaviest...
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The 'All muscle hamsters go to heaven' quiz

On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers released running back Doug Martin after six seasons with the team. Coming out of Boise State, Martin was drafted 31st overall by the Bucs in the 2012 NFL Draft and was a revelation for the team in his rookie season. He ran for 1,454 yards along with 49 receptions and 472 yards through the air, giving him 1,926 yards from scrimmage in his first...
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No one wants to jump with Dennis Smith Jr.

The 'Kawhi so serious?' quiz

Top MLB Cy Young candidates heading into 2018

25 best MLB players under 25

The 'Red Sox finally get their guy' quiz

MLB's top 10 first basemen for 2018

Faltering Blackhawks face tough decisions at deadline

Offseason needs for every NFL team

MLB's top 10 second basemen for 2018

The 'All muscle hamsters go to heaven' quiz

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