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New York Jets: Grading the Quarterbacks

Now that the season is officially over it is a great time to evaluate the roster and see where the New York Jets can stand pat, and where they could stand to make a change. Since we just saw an all-time great in Peyton Manning win his second Super Bowl then it’s a good place to start with the quarterbacks. 2015 proved that quarterback is the most important position in football...
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LeBron James witnesses the dunk contest again

Another year, another LeBron-less slam dunk contest. Nothing new here. Only this time, no one is complaining. If you watched the NBA slam dunk contest on Saturday night, you were more than likely in absolute awe. Aaron Gordon and reigning dunk contest champion, Zach LaVine, put on an epic clinic of innovative dunking. The stunts these two maniacs pulled were literally mind blowing...
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New York Giants: Holes in the offense the Giants must patch up

The New York Giants defense has declined over the past few seasons. While the Giants definitely should make it a top priority to use approximately fifty million in cap space and the upcoming draft to build a formidable defense that can keep the Giants in the game, they have a promising and explosive offensive system with some holes to patch up. At the same time, there are a few free...
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Los Angeles Clippers: Praising Doc Rivers

Head Coach Doc Rivers, of the Los Angeles Clippers, has done a truly outstanding job with his team at the halfway point of the season. Despite being plagued by injuries, acts of immaturity, and some horrendous free-throw shooting on DeAndre Jordan’s behalf, the Clippers are still one of the top teams in the league; winning 35 games and only losing 18 of them. Players like Chris...
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Michigan State Basketball: Valentine leads MSU to second half (V-Day) massacre of Indiana

Spartan fans remember what Denzel Valentine did on February 14th last season, hitting a game winning three pointer to beat Ohio State at home. After that performance, what could he possibly have in store for an encore this year? How 30 points, 13 assists, and five rebounds to lead Michigan State to a much needed 88-69 win over Indiana. Matt Costello also had a huge game with a career...
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National Football League: 2010’s All-Decade Team (Part II)

Last week, we sifted through the 2010’s best linemen on the defensive and offensive side of things (Check it out here). This week, it is time to pick the best safeties and cornerbacks to come of age and play in the 2010’s. So, without further delay, lets get into it with the the NFL’s top players in the secondary. CORNERBACKS For this category, we will be picking three of...
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Michigan Basketball: The Evolution of Zak Irvin

In a game against Nebraska earlier this season, Zak Irvin drove baseline and made a perfect pass to Derrick Walton, who finished the play with a three-pointer. To paraphrase color commentator Dan Dakich, Irvin’s pass was Steve Nash-esque. Sure, Dakich’s comment was a hyperbole. Irvin doesn’t have much in common with Nash other than the fact that they’re both basketball...
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Juan Martin del Potro returns to hard courts in Delray

The 2009 US Open champion, Juan Martin del Potro faces American Denis Kudla in his return to the courts at Delray Beach, Florida this week. In the past two years, del Potro has been seen playing competitively in 6 different tournaments with the latest being Miami in March of 2015. His highest ranking occurred after winning the US Open in 2009 where he started 2010 off at number four...
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Kobe Bryant’s Top All-Star Performances

When Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant takes the court in tonight’s NBA All-Star Game, it will be his 18th and final selection. Despite his struggles this season, Bryant led the fan all-star voting as people continue to fill arenas to get one last look at one of the greatest players of all-time. With 280 career points in all-star games, Bryant ranks number one all-time and...
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Golden State Warriors: Sweeping the three-point contest

In an event that was overshadowed by the incredible dunk contest, Golden State Warriors teammates Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry battled for supremacy in the three-point contest last night. Curry won last year’s three-point contest during All-Star weekend while his fellow backcourt partner and splash brother Thompson came in third. Last night, Klay Thompson won the event while...
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Baltimore Ravens draft profile: Vernon Hargreaves III

One of the many prospects projected to go in the top 10 of the 2016 NFL Draft is the cornerback from the University of Florida, Vernon Hargreaves III. Many projections have him going 8th to the Dolphins. Some others have him being drafted 9th by the Buccaneers. One even had him dropping all the way to 14th and being selected by the Raiders. However, all these experts could be wrong...
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Why New York Knicks should trade Carmelo Anthony

Reports came out Friday night that their was a blockbuster deal in the works that would send Carmelo Anthony to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love to the Celtics, and draft picks to the New York Knicks. In an interview today Carmelo Anthony said that “he’s not going anywhere and he’s staying in New York.” Carmelo has a no-trade clause in his contract and he would have to...
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Chicago Bulls: Player awards at the All-Star break

The Chicago Bulls headed into the All-Star break with more of a whimper than a bang. After being in a strong position for a majority of the season, the Bulls lost four straight games coming into this weekend and their overall record dropped to 27-25 overall. This is not how this team wanted to perform leading up to this point and they will need to turn it around after the break if...
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Michigan State Baseball: 2016 Outfield Outlook

The Michigan State baseball team is growing near to their February 19 opener against the Presbyterian Blue Hose in Greenville, South Carolina. As preparation for the baseball season, I will be releasing the five part season preview. The first section that takes a glance at the 2016 Michigan State baseball schedule can be found here. The catchers and the infield can be found here...
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Charlotte Hornets: Break Report

The Charlotte Hornets are right in the middle of the Eastern Playoff picture. After a disappointing 2014-2015 season, they have rolled into the All-Star Break on a hot streak. As of now, they are currently slotted in the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. Here is what has gone down. 1. They need to accept failure with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist The Charlotte Bobcats (at the time...
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Vancouver Canucks: Edler out for six weeks

The Vancouver Canucks do not exactly have a fearsome defense to begin with. Now they will spend most of the remainder of the season without their best defenseman. Alexander Edler is out for six weeks after a fractured tibia sustained in Vancouver’s win against Colorado on February 9. Edler has been one of the only bright spots for the Canucks defense. He has six goals and 14 assists...
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Super Sunday: A thrilling episode

What a time to be alive! Who would have thought at this stage of the season, Leicester would be sitting top 5 points clear with 13 more games to go? I guess the answer to that question is “nobody”. This weekend presents all football lovers with another episode of Super Sunday with two mouth-watering fixtures between the top four teams in the premier league. Arsenal square off...
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Center backs making their name in the EPL

In this article I’ll be ranking my top three center backs in the premier league and explaining why I picked them.Out of the three center backs, third place goes to Jan Vertonghen. He has been phenomenal since his arrival in the premier league in 2012. His recent injury comes as a big blow to Tottenham’s title aspirations because of how solid he has been for them this season....
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NHL Power Rankings: Hibernation

Looks like the Montreal Canadiens have company. Brad Marchand’s early shorthanded goal not only continues his torrid goal rampage, but it helped the Boston Bruins upend the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Minnesota is now 1-11-2 in their last 14 games and are on the verge of falling out of the postseason race entirely. Meanwhile, the Washington Capitals are continuing to run away with...
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Iowa Basketball: Key factors to loss at Indiana

Iowa basketball encountered their fifth loss of the season on Thursday against Indiana. The Hawkeyes now stand 19-5 overall and 10-2 in the conference, tying both Maryland and Indiana for the top spot in the Big Ten. The loss at Indiana cannot be narrowed down to merely one little mistake, but instead a few key factors. Iowa typically executes in these areas but failed to do so against...
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The Green Bay Packers top draft priorities

The reason the Green Bay Packers have been such a successful franchise is their ability to find gems in the NFL draft.  With exception of right tackle Bryan Bulaga, the offensive line is composed of mid to late round picks.  Of course, the biggest selection the Packers have had in the draft was Aaron Rodgers in 2005.  It wasn’t a major need because Brett Favre was still under...
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Leaning on Niang, Morris is key for Iowa State basketball

The No. 14 Iowa State Cyclones were able to regroup after a bad loss Wednesday at Texas Tech with a victory at home over No. 24 Texas Saturday night. Georges Niang and Monte Morris tallied 24 points,  six rebounds and three assists apiece in Iowa State’s 85-75 win over Texas to put the Cyclones now at 7-5 in Big 12 conference play. Iowa State is just two games back from the...
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Bronson Koenig showing that less is more for Wisconsin Basketball

The end of Bo Ryan’s era as the legendary Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball coach will be remembered by a few incredibly tough losses, especially at the Kohl Center. Against the Western Illinois Leathernecks to start the season, it was junior leader Bronson Koenig who had the ball in his hands for the final shot. The story was the same against the Milwaukee Panthers less than...
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Seattle Seahawks: Our favorite Marshawn Lynch moments

We may have seen it coming, but it still did not make it easier to accept Marshawn Lynch’s retirement announcement during the Super Bowl. Lynch has been such a big part of the Seahawks’ identity, and he has easily been one of the most memorable Seahawks in recent memory. Because he is one of our favorite Seahawks here at isportsweb, we have compiled some of our favorite Marshawn...
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Virginia Basketball falls to Duke at the buzzer

Few teams in all of college basketball were coming into Saturday hotter than University of Virginia. Seven consecutive wins (three of them on the road) for the No. 7 Cavaliers (20-5, 9-3) brought them to the sold out Cameron Indoor Stadium to face Duke (19-6, 7-4). UVA hasn’t won a game at Duke since 1995, and to put that in perspective, I wasn’t even born when they won their...
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