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New York Rangers: Failure is an understatement

As close as the New York Rangers came to completing the puzzle. There are really no other words to describe this New York Rangers season any better than failure and disappointment. In spite of, in the last four years, three conference finals, a President’s Trophy, a Prince of Wales Trophy, and a division title, this season still ends in failure and disappointment. The common person...
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Chelsea’s needs during the summer transfer window

There are very few things that Chelsea need to do during the upcoming summer transfer window. As long as their core stays intact the defending champions have no glaring holes or needs that desperately need to be addressed. They have the reigning Premiere League Player of the Year, Eden Hazard, signing of the season, Diego Costa, and what I consider to be the world’s most under...
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Syracuse Basketball: Malachi Richardson profile

Malachi Richardson In the coming weeks I will be profiling Syracuse Basketball’s incoming freshmen class. This is a new era for Syracuse basketball, post-NCAA sanctions.  Recruiting may be impacted by the sanctions handed down in the future, but currently, this season has promise as it is only five months away.  This week I will profile Malachi Richardson 6-6 190 Guard from...
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Will UCLA Football Dominance Over USC End?

Since Jim Mora has taken over the program, UCLA has won three straight against the Trojans. The last time the Bruins beat the Trojans multiple years in a row was in the 90’s, when UCLA won eight straight games from 1991 until 1998. With the help of Pete Carroll, the Trojans dominated Los Angeles from 1999 until 2011. UCLA won just one game over USC during that time period. However...
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St. Louis Cardinals: What the Dodgers series means

The St. Louis Cardinals (31-16) wrap up the month of May with a weekend set with the Los Angeles Dodgers (28-18), and the Cardinals have playing phenomenal baseball. They entered the month having just lost ace Adam Wainwright for the season, and questions abounded about who would step up in his place, and who would fill the empty spot. Since then, the Cards have found answers to...
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Three possible NBA Draft Day trades

With the NBA Draft being the next big day for 28 of the 30 NBA teams, I break down three potential trades that could happen between now and draft night. I choose these three because I believe they are reasonable, [mostly] equitable, and benefit each team. Denver Nuggets trade Ty Lawson to Utah Jazz for Trey Burke and the 12th overall pick Ty Lawson has been solid at the point...
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Texas Rangers: Breaking down the bullpen shake-up

The Texas Rangers have had their early shortcomings this season. The offense got off to a miserable start, but has now turned it around. Starting pitching continues to be a roller coaster ride, but has seemingly been on the rise more than the fall. The one area that has struggled throughout is the bullpen. The performances have been inconsistent, the strategies towards opponents...
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Portland Trail Blazers face a crossroad

You can choose to view the Portland Trail Blazers season as either a success, or a failure. The team won 50+ games for the second straight season in a brutal Western Conference, sent two players to the All Star game in New York, and was a top-3 team in the West for much of the year before Wes Matthews went down with his injury. Their franchise player, LaMarcus Aldridge, was hampered...
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WWE: Elimination Chamber Predictions

After having Payback earlier this month and pretty predictable as well. Now the WWE universe should be excited about Elimination Chamber 2015 and it should be an entertaining show. Elimination Chamber usually took place before WrestleMania. Now WWE decided to move it to another month and make it a WWE Network special. This is my predictions for the match on the show. The most interesting...
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Baltimore Orioles: impact of Matt Wieters’ return

The Baltimore Orioles may have something to look forward to in the coming week as their starting catcher Matt Wieters plans to return June 4th against the Cleveland Indians. Being two games behind first place of the American League East division, the O’s are looking for a spark that can put them past the leading New York Yankees. Can the 29-year-old Wieters be a key factor for...
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UFC Fight Night 67 weigh-ins: whose keeping their money

Event: UFC Fight Night 67: “Condit vs. Alves” Date: Sat., May 30, 2015 Where to Watch: FOX Sports 1 Location: Goiania Arena in Goiania, Goias, Brazil Carlos Condit Saturday night, the UFC is set to raise the octagon inside Goiania Arena once again for a fight card that fans shouldn’t miss. The last time the Ultimate Fighting Championship came to Gioas, Brazil saw recent title...
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Miami Dolphins: What will be the role of Greg Jennings?

The Miami Dolphins completely restructured their receiving corps with the only starter left being second year receiver Jarvis Landry. Landry and Quarterback Ryan Tannehill clicked immediately last year and ended up combining for five touchdowns and 758 yards. Greg Jennings Hopefully Tannehill can find similar success with some of his new weapons the Dolphins acquired this offseason...
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French Open Day 7: Matches to Watch

The third round of the 2015 French Open will wrap up tomorrow. There has been a lot of excitement this first week, particularly on the women’s side with some top seeds bowing out early. So what will tomorrow bring?  Hopefully, some great battles. Let’s take a look at some intriguing matches. Novak Djokovic vs. Thanasi Kokkinakis On Thursday Thanasi won an all out war against...
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Michigan Football: Michigan State is the big kid on the block

This week while talking to a group of high school coaches in Detroit, Michigan Football’s head coach Jim Harbaugh admitted that “We know we’re not the biggest guy on the block – Michigan State’s the biggest guy”. This was a big step for Harbaugh; conceding the in state rivalry to the Spartans.  “They [Michigan State] have done a tremendous job. We respect the job they’ve...
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New York Jets breakout candidates in 2015

SS Calvin Pryor Pryor stepped into an unfortunate situation his rookie year as then general manager John Idzik had done a terrible job of putting together a formidable secondary. Idzik’s decision not to address the secondary via free agency forced Rex Ryan to play Pryor at free safety as opposed to his natural strong safety position. This year however, the Jets will have no shortage...
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Is management ruining the San Francisco 49ers?

The 49ers did well during Jim Harbaugh’s tenure as head coach until a rift with management, specifically with Trent Baalke, eventually led to his departure. The 2014-15 season for the San Francisco 49ers did not live up to the standard that had been set under Jim Harbaugh during his first three seasons. Swirling rumors from inside the organization conveyed a rift between Jim Harbaugh...
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Why the Milwaukee Bucks should have relocated

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Let’s talk economics, class. On Thursday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker discussed the points of the potential $500 million deal that would get the Milwaukee Bucks their new arena. Although it is yet to be made public, and the deal is still on the verge of being finalized, multiple unnamed sources have said that the proposal, as it stands, would...
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Preliminary card fighters to watch at UFC Fight Night 67

Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night Goiania is set to start off with a bang. UFC matchmaker Joe Silva has outdone himself again and brought in some real world-class talent to put on a show for the under card. These are just a few prospects that have the potential to amaze inside the octagon tomorrow so don’t blink. Fight fans won’t want to miss it. Tom Breese (7-0-0) Tom Breese...
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$70 million Reebok deal is bad for UFC fighters

*The only sponsor to be rejected during this era was the a Neo-Nazi clothing brand because nobody likes Neo-Nazis.  True story. This guy really doesn’t like Nazi either.       This article UFC: $70 million Reebok deal is bad for fighters appeared first on isportsweb by Marc Weeks
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Chicago Bulls: Tom Thibodeau era over

The Chicago Bulls have officially fired head coach Tom Thibodeau yesterday, insisting they needed some sort of change, even though the Bulls have made the playoffs each of the last five seasons under Thibs. So from an outsider looking in at the situation, it seems a bit odd a man with his resumé would be let go with two years and approximately 9 million dollars left on hiss contract...
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Chicago Cubs: No need to panic

The Chicago Cubs started the season strong, surprising many with an early winning record. Towards the end of April and the beginning of May, the Cubs cooled off, losing eight of eleven. Critics started saying the Cubs are too young and any hopes of a playoff run is still a year away. However, the Cubs responded by winning their next six games temporarily silencing the critics. Recently...
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USC Basketball: The White Mamba

Brian Scalabrine An NBA Champion can come in many different forms. There is the star player who leads the team to victory and does everything he can to make his teammates better. There is the role player who specializes in an aspect of the game, whether that be shooting, rebounding or energy. Lastly, there is the bench player. This is the player who gives every play a standing ovation...
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Toronto Blue Jays: Drew Hutchison coming into his own

On Monday, Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher, Drew Hutchison, led the team to victory with a complete game shutout. He only allowed four hits and struck out eight as the Blue Jays defeated the Chicago White Sox 6-0. Moreover, all four of the hits allowed were singles. This was without a doubt Hutchison’s best start of the year, and perhaps, it was also the birth of a new star in Toronto...
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What Matt Hegarty’s transfer means for Oregon Football

Offensive lineman Matt Hegarty announced in March that he would be leaving Notre Dame and using his fifth year of eligibility elsewhere. On Tuesday, we learned that elsewhere would be the University of Oregon and that this may be one of the most impactful offseason pickups for the program. Hegarty, a native of Aztec, New Mexico, was one of the most highly recruited players in the...
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The history of the Cincinnati Bengals’ uniform

The Cincinnati Bengals have arguably one of the most distinct uniforms in the NFL. This distinction though comes with a great deal of debate as sports fans continuously voice their opinions on the looks of the Bengals’ apparel. At ESPN, Uni Watch ranked the Bengals’ uniform as the 2nd worst in the league saying that they may look better as Halloween costumes. Other sports enthusiasts...
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