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Arizona Diamondbacks: Top 5 non All-Stars

Yesterday the 2015 All-Star game starters were announced. There were no surprises here for the Arizona Diamondbacks: Paul Goldschmidt, after leading the previous update by around three million votes, had secured the starting position at first base, and as it stands he’s the only All-Star from the D’Backs. Hopefully that will change when the pitchers and reserves are announced...
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Michigan State Basketball: Spartans make impact in NBA Summer League

These next couple of weeks will impact the immediate NBA futures of borderline NBA-talent, recent late draft picks, and undrafted rookie free agents. The NBA Summer League kicked off during the course of the holiday weekend. There are three different leagues that will take place over the remaining 23 days, with the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League beginning the action...
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Michigan State Basketball: NBA Summer League Stats

Over the course of the next few weeks, you can come right here to check out how former Michigan State basketball players Branden Dawson, Travis Trice, Keith Appling and Gary Harris are performing in the NBA Summer Leagues, as well as their schedules. According to MLive.com, other possible participants include Adreian Payne and Kalin Lucas. Payne, and maybe Lucas, along with any other...
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Arkansas Football looks to continue improving in 2015

The Arkansas Razorbacks are coming off their best football season in three years. In 2012 and 2013 combined, the Hogs went 7-17, all of those losses came against SEC opponents. Last year Arkansas shut out both LSU and Ole Miss to give the school its first SEC wins under head coach Brett Bielema. Many expect great things from the team in 2015 due to the level of improvement fans have...
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Does Georgia Football have the best RB corps in the country?

Mark Richt has assembled one of the deepest and stoutest running back corps in the country and the Georgia football team will rely heavily on it’s production. These running backs have the talent to start anywhere in the country and go about four to five spots deep down the depth chart. The University of Georgia running backs are led by sophomore Nick Chubb, who had an amazing freshman...
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Indianapolis Colts: Projected starting defensive line

The Indianapolis Colts signed and drafted quite a few defensive linemen this off-season, to nobody’s surprise. The defense had a monstrously tough time stopping the run last season, particularly when it came to their rivals, the New England Patriots. This defensive line has been injury prone, and not particularly skilled during the Chuck Pagano era. It was time to make a change...
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U.S. Women’s National Team win the World Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Team won the FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 5-2 victory over Japan. This was a rematch of the 2011 final when Japan beat the U.S. on penalties. This affair would not be as close. Both teams had everything to play for. The U.S. was aiming to be the only nation to win the Women’s World Cup three times, and to end their 16 year title drought. Japan was...
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Washington Nationals trade rumors: Ian Desmond edition

Since the beginning of the season, Ian Desmond has been nothing but a liability at the shortstop position. The Washington Nationals have been looking to try and ship Desmond out of Washington for some time but at a price. What key pieces can the Nationals emphasize about Desmond to increase his trade value? This season Ian Desmond is batting a remarkable .215 at the plate with...
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Chicago Cubs: Big week looms

Fresh off a 2-0 victory and a series win against the Miami Marlins, the Chicago Cubs will now look ahead to what could be a make-or-break week. The division leading St. Louis Cardinals are coming to town Monday to start a four-game series followed by the White Sox making a trip to the friendly confines. Obviously, the more important series is the one against the Cardinals as if offers...
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Charlotte Basketball: Pierria Henry trying to lockdown a roster spot

As summer league in the NBA begins tomorrow a lot of undrafted free agents are looking to find a spot on a NBC team. Point guard Pierria Henry of the Charlotte 49ers basketball team was the only player from last year’s team to make it on a summer league roster. He was invited to join the Houston Rockets for an extended look this summer. He has all of the tools to make the team...
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San Francisco Giants trade rumors: Austin Jackson edition

The injury bug has struck the San Francisco Giants with their pitching and outfielders. Pitchers Tim Lincecum and Tim Hudson have been placed on the 15-day DL. Luckily for the Giants Matt Cain and Jack Peavy have come back from their injuries just in time to be placed back into the starting rotation. The Giants are still looking to fill the void in the outfield. With outfielders...
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Turkish Delight: What Arda Turan brings to FC Barcelona

Whether or not it comes to pass, Atletico Madrid’s midfielder from Turkey Arda Turan would be a great addition to an already deep FC Barcelona corps. The 28 year old already has a proven track record of quality play for three teams across a decade of play. In 2014, The Guardian listed him as #34 out of the 100 best footballers. The same year, he was nominated for a position on...
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Detroit Tigers: Can the Tigers win without Cabrera?

The Detroit Tigers’ worst nightmare has come to true. Miguel Cabrera has been injured. In the Tigers’ 8-6 win against the Toronto Blue Jays, Cabrera strained his calf running to second base on a hit and run play. It is the first time in his career he will be on the 15-day diabled list. It is likley he will be out for around six weeks. Cabrera also had a MRI on his achilles...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: What to expect from DeAngelo Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers added much needed depth to the running back position this offseason. They signed DeAngelo Williams earlier this year and he is expected to have a big role, especially in the first three weeks of the season. Williams is not expected to take the starting spot away from Le’Veon Bell, but he will still have a contributing role.  Williams is nearing the end...
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Change is here for the St. Louis Blues

Considering how exciting the Stanley Cup playoffs are, the NHL Draft and free agency period bring some life into an otherwise boring summer. Following another early playoff exit, changes were bound to come to the St. Louis Blues. And the time for change has come. I have written in the past that there was going to be a culture change on this team with major changes being made to...
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New York Giants: Pierre-Paul injury is devastating

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul sustained a serious injury to his hand during an accident involving fireworks according to media reports. Although the injuries are reportedly not career-threatening, his status for the near future isn’t known. Obviously, football is not the focal point right now. Everyone hopes he can recover and live a completely normal life despite...
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Cleveland Indians trade rumors: Starting pitching edition

As the calendar flipped to July, it was still unclear whether the Cleveland Indians were in a position to buy or sell at the trade deadline. With the amount of parity in baseball this season, there aren’t a lot of teams that can be labeled as sure sellers at this point. Currently, in the American League, every team is within six and a half games of a wild card spot. There is less...
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Boston Celtics: What’s next in free agency?

With NBA free agency in full swing, the Boston Celtics have made several mid level moves to add and retain players in order to improve their team for the 2015 season. Although players can’t officially sign with teams until July 9th, Jae Crowder, Jonas Jerebko, and Amir Johnson have all agreed to deals to suit up for the green and white next season. With most of the marquee names...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Why Roy Hibbert is a good fit

The Lakers have finally added another player to the roster,but it wasn’t through free-agency. Forwhatever reason, the Lakers have had more success in the off-season with trades, as opposed to free-agent signings. But that’s neither here nor there, because the Lakers have managed to fill a gaping hole in their roster by acquiring Indiana Pacers’ former center Roy Hibbert. The...
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Jordan Scarlett gives Florida Gators a boost at running back

The Florida Gators are preparing themselves for the upcoming 2015 season. Under a new coaching staff the team will be looking for all the talent they can find before the time comes to take the field at the beginning of the season. The Gators will be looking for reliable starters and back up players as they take on the strongest competitors the Southeastern Conference has to offer...
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New York Knicks: Free agency signings lack fireworks, but add depth

Phil Jackson Before the dawn of each NBA free agency frenzy, the hopes are always high amongst the league’s fan bases. This summer all eyes were on LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan and Greg Monroe—throughout the league and especially in New York, where Phil Jackson sits atop his Madison Square Garden throne, attempting to reinvigorate a franchise that basically just treated...
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Cleveland Browns: 3 Reasons They’ll Miss The Playoffs In 2015

Donte Whitner The Cleveland Browns have yet to make the postseason since 2002. They have had many losing seasons since then as the only winning season the Cleveland Browns had was in 2007 when they went 10-6. In 2014, they were off to a tremendous start going 6-2 in the first eight games of the season. Also, they were actually leaders in the AFC North as well. The team collapsed...
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San Diego Chargers: where Gates ranks among top PED users

On July 2nd, the NFL reported that San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates will be suspended 4 games during regular season for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. This news comes as a surprise since Gates has been a role mode in the league and throughout the San Diego community. While Gates is still a 1st ballot Hall of Famer and one of the best tight ends in NFL...
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Three Jacksonville Jaguars who need to bounce back in 2015

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be looking to bounce back as a team from a rough outing last season. Just because no one expected them to be good, didn’t mean there weren’t disappointments on this roster. These three guys in particular were expected to have much better seasons then they did. If they play up to expectations in 2015, the Jaguars will surprise a lot of teams.   ...
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New England Patriots: five players to watch in training camp

While the New England Patriots are coming off a Super Bowl title, their roster still has some questions surrounding it. Training camp for the Patriots will start on July 29th and will have a joint practice with the Saints on August 19th and 20th following the first preseason game against the Packers. Here are some players to keep your eye on during training camp. Malcolm Brown ...
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