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Boston Bruins weekly update

Reilly Smith & Torey Krug sign Although it was almost a foregone conclusion that restricted free agents Reilly Smith and Torey Krug would get signed at some point, their contract signings were encouraging news for a team that has not had much to cheer about this offseason. After losing Jarome Iginla to the Colorado Avalanche and making no major moves on the free agent market...
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Buffalo Bills: The beginning of the Kyle Orton era.

E.J Manuel has struggled. It was time for a change. Well that escalated quickly. By now, I’m sure you’ve seen the headlines that E.J. Manuel will be holding a clipboard Sunday while journeyman veteran Kyle Orton gets the start. To be honest, I seen it coming. I actually was half way through writing an article about how I think they should bench the 2nd year quarterback. I always...
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Minnesota Wild: Matt Dumba or Christian Folin? Who should make the team? (Video)

As opening night against the Colorado Avalanche inches ever closer, the Minnesota Wild are gearing up by evaluating its options for final roster sports in the last couple preseason games. Several players have already cleared waivers and been assigned to the Iowa Wild to start the year. Mike Yeo and Chuck Fletcher have both said that they will take the final home-and-home series...
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Philadelphia 76ers season preview: Roster Analysis

Will the 76ers’ roster pan out this season? It may be tanking season for Philadelphia 76ers GM Sam Hinkie but in all honesty, the 76ers might have a lot more positive pieces than most people think. Sure, the roster is extremely young and inexperienced. However, if these young bucks band together closely, they might surprise themselves with a nice season. Roster Overview: The backcourt...
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Five New York Giants Players That Will Stand Out vs. the Atlanta Falcons

Last week with the team in need of a desperate win to maintain momentum, the Giants crushed their NFC East rival, the Washington Redskins 45-14. The Gmen outplayed the Redskins in every aspect of the game: offense, defense, and in special teams. During this week five matchup, the Giants face s. Atlanta led by quarterback Matt Ryan. Expect these five New York Giants players to make...
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Chicago Bulls season preview: Roster analysis

The 2014-2015 NBA season is approaching fast and I for one, can’t wait for tip-off. The Chicago Bulls’ front office was busy this summer and made some great additions to the team. Noah throwing it down Eight players remain from last year’s roster and the multitudes of fresh faces are sure to bring some new approaches to the bulls. Returning this season are Joakim Noah, Derrick...
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Kansas City Royals: “We Ready” to take the Crown

The Royals defeated the Athletics 9-8 in extra innings (via @SportsCenter). The Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card round with a thrilling comeback, extra-inning 9-8 finish. The Royals victory marks the first time since the second Wild Card team was added to the playoff format, that the American League home team has won the one game...
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Denver Broncos: Needed adjustments for the rest of the season

So far this season, the Denver Broncos have performed adequately, as their 2-1 record shows. Their only loss so far came in week three to the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks. The problem is, that adequate, is not good enough for a team with Super Bowl aspirations. The team needs to make numerous adjustments to make that goal a reality including establishing the...
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Charlotte Hornets season preview: Roster Analysis

The Charlotte Hornets started training camp this morning in Asheville, NC for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season.  This seemed like the perfect day for me to unveil Part 1 of my three-part series breaking down the Hornets roster and making projections for the season.  Parts 2 and 3 will be coming in the next few weeks as Hornets fans look forward to the team’s first game on October...
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Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Packers on Thursday night

Following their big win against the Atlanta Falcons, the Minnesota Vikings will be preparing on a short week as they take on the Green Bay Packers on Thursday Night football. The game will be aired on CBS and the NFL Network at 7:25 P.M. CST. The Thursday night games so far this season have been snore fests; all of the games have been won by 20 or more points and the home team has...
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Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Vikings in week five

Thursday night, the Green Bay Packers (2-2) play host to the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) at historic Lambeau Field.  This NFC North contest will be simulcast on CBS and the NFL Network, with kickoff at 7:25 CT.  Both teams are coming off of victories, with the Packers defeating the Chicago Bears, and the Vikings defeating the Atlanta Falcons.  With the loser of this game falling into...
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder enter training camp ready to compete

After a year that saw yet another playoff loss due in large part to an injury to a key player, Scott Brooks and the Oklahoma City Thunder are back and ready to bring home that elusive title this year. The Thunder advanced to the Western Conference Finals last season after a hard fought six game series victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, which saw quite a few dramatic comebacks...
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Breaking down the New Jersey Devils 2014-15 schedule (Part 2)

The 2014-15 NHL season is rapidly approaching. The New Jersey Devils have already played four pre-season games, and opening night is less than two weeks away. To help get people even more amped up for the regular season, here is part two of my breakdown of the Devils 2014-15 schedule. January: 11 games (7 home, 4 road) The 2015 calendar year is a lot more favorable for the Devils...
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China Open: Djokovic and Nadal back on court

Day two of the China Open was a star-studded affair; both Nadal and Djokovic won their first match back on the tour after vacations. Djokovic defeated Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-1 and Nadal defeated Gasquet 6-4 6-0. Novak Djokovic will be advancing to the next round of the China Open following the victory of his first match back on tour after the US Open. This was Djokovic’s first match...
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Philadelphia Eagles: The struggles of McCoy

There’s no secret that Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy’s productivity is down. Few other than he expected an exact repeat of last year’s rushing title effort, but to be placed 46th out of 48 in yards per carry among those with 20 or more carries was not expected either. Through 4 games, McCoy is producing at less than half of what he was at this point last season...
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Memphis Grizzlies season preview: Roster analysis

As training camps and media days are beginning to take place in NBA cities around the country, basketball fans can feel the beginning of the season drawing near. In this article, which is the first part of a three-part season preview, let’s take a look at the roster of the Memphis Grizzlies and analyze its strengths and weaknesses. Overview The Grizzlies have built a reputation...
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New York Rangers prospects shine in preseason game against Flyers

The New York Rangers continued their impressive preseason with a 6-3 win over Philadelphia Monday night. There was a lot to be excited about in the Rangers’ play, especially on the offensive end. Let’s take a look at last night’s lineup, and give grades to each line. Keep in mind that several clear starters were missing from Monday’s lineup, including first line defenseman...
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New York Rangers prospects shine in preseason game against Devils

The New York Rangers continued their impressive preseason with a 6-3 win over Philadelphia Monday night. There was a lot to be excited about in the Rangers’ play, especially on the offensive end. Let’s take a look at last night’s lineup, and give grades to each line. Keep in mind that several clear starters were missing from Monday’s lineup, including first line defenseman...
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Milwaukee Bucks season preview: Roster analysis

The Milwaukee Bucks had a great offseason, and the addition of the highly anticipated Jabari Parker is the highlight. Larry Sanders is healthy and hoping to bounce back from an incredibly disappointing 2013-’14 season. Giannis Antetokounmpo now has a full NBA season under his belt with playing an average of 24.6 minutes per game. There are a lot of positive things for the future...
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Oakland Raiders axe head coach Dennis Allen

The Oakland Raiders announced on Monday night that they had fired head coach Dennis Allen, capping off what was a bizarre twenty-four hour period in which Allen’s future with the team was in question. Allen’s tenure with the Raiders was filled with disappointment and far too many losses There was a report that surfaced on Sunday from the Associated Press that Allen, who was in...
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San Francisco Giants: 3 reasons Joe Panik is the x-factor

Second baseman Joe Panik made his first major league start on June 22nd, 24 hours after being called up to the big leagues, and hasn’t looked back since. He’s not only refused to relinquish the starting job since then, he’s actually thrived in his new role on his new ball club. The 23-year-old rookie figures to play a critical role for the San Francisco Giants in their quest...
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Michigan basketball preview: power forward

Michigan basketball is a little thin this year at power forward. Without an experienced forward, freshman Kameron Chatman will have to anchor this position. Coach John Beilein relies heavily on a spread four guard offense, and uses the ability of a stretch four to his benefit. Click here for the small forward preview. Coming off the bench at that crucial stretch four position is...
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Columbus Blue Jackets season preview

Look out hockey fans; the NHL regular season is coming up right around the corner, and there’s one team in the Eastern Conference that can’t wait. After an inspiring 2013-14 showing, the Columbus Blue Jackets and their fans (the 5th line) are ready to make some noise. The Jackets made it to the postseason for only the second time in their 13-year history and for the first time...
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Atlanta Hawks season preview: Roster Analysis

The Atlanta Hawks open training camp today on the University of Georgia’s campus. In total they have 17 players reporting to camp. Most of those players are familiar faces. The only new additions are shooting guards Kent Bazemore and Thabo Sefolosha and rookie power forward Adreian Payne. The Hawks only lost three players that logged significant minutes last year in Lou Williams...
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Washington Nationals: 3 reasons Denard Span will carry the Nationals through October

Denard Span Denard Span has only been with the Washington Nationals for two short years but he has made every minute of it count. Span has been in the majors since 2008 and has made a name for himself on the Nationals in the 2014 season. In the short amount of time he has been in Washington he has become an asset to the Nationals. Here are the three top reasons Denard Span will carry...
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