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New York Yankees’ Brian Roberts announces retirement

After 14 years in the show, New York Yankees’ second baseman Brian Roberts announced on Friday that he will hang up his cleats and retire. The two-time All Star was a first round pick of the Baltimore Orioles in 1999 and made his Major League debut on June 14, 2001. Roberts played all but one season with the Orioles, becoming a free agent after the 2013 season. He signed a one...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: News, stars and stats from the Houston game

For the second week in a row, I was extremely close to counting out the Steelers early. Arian Foster was scampering through the Steeler defense and JJ Watt recorded a sack and a recovered fumble, as the Texans went up 13-0 with seven minutes left in the 2nd quarter. However, all the madness began with Le’Veon Bell. The shifty back caught two key passes: One for 43 yards which...
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Sacramento Kings preview: Player Projections

Just eight days away from the Sacramento Kings’ tipoff and Isportweb’s third and final season preview has finally arrived. In our first two previews we analyzed the Kings’ roster and competition. It is now time to make some daring predictions on how the players will actually perform. The following are my statistical projections for some key players on the Kings roster. Starters...
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Game recap: St Louis Rams vs Seattle Seahawks

The St Louis Rams were due for a complete game. In the last couple previous weeks, they have started off strong but have tampered off. They came out of the gates hot. Sunday’s game against the defending champs was no different. But the difference was, they were able to sustain that momentum throughout the game and get the win versus the Seattle Seahawks. The came into the game...
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Minnesota Vikings: Why a 2-5 start should be a sign of optimism

Following their last second 17-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings fall to a disappointing 2-5 record. However, this 2-5 record may not be that disappointing. Obviously, Vikings’ fans would much prefer to see at least a winning record this season, but here are five reasons why Vikings’ fans should look on the bright side and at least be content...
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Red Alert: A New Nasty Boy on the Phillies?

If a competition develops in Clearwater for the final rotation spot on the Philadelphia Phillies, what would happen with a toss-up between Jerome Williams and Miguel Gonzalez? Will Gonzalez be a starter or the next feared member of the relief corps? There will be a published Red Alert and/or Storyline each week. Please, scroll down for this edition of Pinstripe Focus: Mystery...
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Detroit Lions: News, stats and stars from the Saints game

The Detroit Lions scored 14 points in the final four minutes to beat the New Orleans Saints 24-23 on Sunday. Calvin Johnson didn’t play and the running game struggled once again, but the Lions found a way to steal this one with some late-game heroics from Golden Tate, Glover Quin and Corey Fuller. Detroit outscored the Saints 21-6 across the game’s final 21:19 to complete the...
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Indianapolis Colts: potential Grigson trade deadline deals’

We all know how much of a trigger Indianapolis Colts GM Ryan Grigson has had the past few years. That’s not to say he will continue these ways, he’s built a team that looks like they have some decent depth. But, that won’t stop us from speculating some potential trades or signings he could make with the deadline approaching. I also want to say, I’m not advocating making...
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Oklahoma City Thunder season preview: Roster analysis

As October draws to a close, we are just eight days away from tip off to yet another NBA season. With the disappointment of last season’s finish behind them, the Oklahoma City Thunder are focused on winning a championship once again. This time, however, they will have to start their quest without reigning league MVP Kevin Durant for the first two months of the season. The four...
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The Denver Broncos are the best team in the NFL

The Sunday Night Football game against the San Francisco 49ers was the game fans have been waiting to see from the Denver Broncos. They proved why they are the favorites to win the Super Bowl by completely dominating the 49ers. This wasn’t a cellar dwelling team, it was a team that was one play away from playing in last year’s Super Bowl and have beaten some top tier teams this...
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Fantasy football: What to do about Cordarrelle Patterson?

Currently ranked as the 46th highest scoring fantasy football wide receiver, it is safe to say Minnesota Viking Cordarrelle Patterson has not lived up to his preseason billing as a potential breakout candidate. Even more telling are the 15 fantasy points Patterson has tallied over the past six weeks since his 18-point performance in week 1. Despite his recent struggles, fantasy...
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MLS: Lee Nguyen and the top 10 players from week 32

Week 32 of the 2014 MLS season was far from extraordinary, but that’s not to say that there weren’t noteworthy performances. To the surprise of many, some of lesser known players stepped up and outplayed the likes of Bradley Wright-Phillips, Robbie Keane and Thierry Henry. Here are the week’s top performers. 10. A.J. Soares: The defender’s incredible season continued with...
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Pitt Football bounces back against Virginia Tech

After losing three straight games Pittsburgh bounced back with a victory on national television on Thursday night. They had a bye the week before and it gave them time to regroup and shake up their game plan. Head coach Paul Chryst decided to get Voytik highly involved in the rushing game. The Panthers are now (4-3) and (2-1) in ACC play. They are now tied for first with Duke and...
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Barclays Premier League: Game week 8 talking points

Cheeky: Southampton fan Samuel Foyle mocks disgruntled Santiago Vergini after his spectacular own goal. With the international break over the dramatic goal fest of the Premier League resumed. Here are this weekend’s talking points. Stunning Southampton steamroll shell shocked Sunderland Sunderland fans had probably worked out that this wasn’t going to their day when their own...
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Manchester United: Daley Blind saves a point at West Brom

Manchester United have continued their poor away form this season after they drew 2-2 with West Brom.  Manchester United had to come back to equalize twice, and it will lead to questions for Louis van Gaal, especially when his next two games are Chelsea and Manchester City. Things got off to a bad start for Manchester United when West Brom attacked quickly from Boaz Myhill’s...
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Ohio State football vs Rutgers: Game analysis and recap

In his press conference this morning, Urban Meyer stated that his play sheet is 70 percent greater than it was against Navy. Meyer feels more secure calling plays that allow the offense to open up and allow Barrett to make decisions on the fly. It may not be all because of Barrett, but whatever Meyer and this offensive unit did between week one and now, is like night and day. The...
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Oregon Football: Ducks finding their rhythm

The Oregon football team beat the Washington Huskies for the 11th straight time last Saturday, improving the Ducks record to 6-1 and making them the first PAC-12 team bowl eligible. But there are far greater goals for this Oregon team. The Ducks are in first place in the PAC-12 North division and are in control of their own destiny headed towards the first college football playoff...
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Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Player projections

So far in this Memphis Grizzlies three-part season preview, we’ve taken a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Grizzlies’ roster [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Roster analysis] and how the team could fare in the Southeast Division and the Western Conference this season [Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Team projections]. In this article, we’ll take a look at key...
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NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
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Green Bay Packers: News, stats and stars from the Panthers game

To say the Green Bay Packers came out strong against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday would be an understatement.  The Packers came out on fire, scoring 28 straight points to open the game before the Panthers added a Graham Gano field goal right before the half.  For the second time in as many weeks, Aaron Rodgers did not play the entire fourth quarter, as the Packers cruised to...
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Michigan State football: Dantonio has achieved a lot in 100 games

This week’s isportsweb Freep column takes a look at what head football coach Mark Dantonio has been able to achieve in his first 100 games at MSU. As always, preview the column below and continue reading on freep.com. It has been nearly eight years since Mark Dantonio took over the Michigan State football program, eight years during which he has taken the Spartans to unimaginable...
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Cincinnati Bengals: What went wrong in loss to Colts

Back up linebacker Vincent Rey got the start Sunday in place of Rey Maualuga. For the second time in three games, the Cincinnati Bengals suffered a blow out loss on the road to an elite AFC team, 27-0 to the Indianapolis Colts. The Bengals defense is on one of its worst streaks in recent memory, giving up more than 500 yards to the Colts offense on Sunday. That’s the second time...
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The Washington Capitals have Improvements to Make in First-Period Play

Despite shoddy first period play and inconsistencies on the face-off, the Washington Capitals stumbled to a 2-1 record in their first three game home stand Washington lurched to a 2-1 win against the Florida Panthers Oct. 18. The Caps took the game in a shootout, after notching just one goal at the end of the first period. The goal came off a feed from Joel Ward, who slung the puck...
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Alex Rodriguez may play first base for New York Yankees

Not only are the New York Yankees down a shortstop after Captain Derek Jeter retired this year, but now possibly a third baseman as well. Former Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will return to the team for spring training in 2015, but it has already been speculated that fans will not see him make an appearance at his most well-known position. A-Rod will turn 40 next summer and...
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Top Five Kentucky basketball players during the John Calipari era

Kentucky basketball has a long and storied tradition. There have been many great players that have come through the program and shined. However, I am only discussing the best five players at Kentucky since Calpari took charge of the Cats. This list was hard to compile, and the only factors that are taken into account are a player’s production and the impact that they had for their...
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