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Offensive free agents the Kansas City Chiefs should pursue

the Kansas City Chiefs offense only needs to add depth this offseason. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach has been clear in making the team younger, especially on the defensive side of the ball. The Chiefs are young on offense and very explosive but may need room to add some veterans. The best place to add some veteran leadership would be in the wide receiver group and the backup...
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Formula 1 teams begin to unveil their 2018 car designs

The 2018 season of Formula 1 starts in just over a month, and teams are beginning to unveil their cars for the new year. So far the teams have found a way to incorporate the new requirements without compromising too much in the design. Specifically, the halos that most drivers were opposed to, have shown not to be too much of an eye sore. While most teams have not officially revealed...
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Boston Red Sox: What does the Nunez signing mean for Bogaerts and Pedey?

After a drastically slow off season, the Red Sox finally made a move besides resigning Mitch Moreland. The Red Sox resigned infielder Eduardo Nunez to a one-year deal worth $4 million with an option for the 2019 season. I know what you’re probably thinking, the middle infield is one of the strong points with the young talent of Xander Bogaerts at short and the veteran in Dustin Pedroia...
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Bracketology: Parity is alive and well

  For quite some time it looked like the top seed line was relatively safe. Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, and Purdue were cruising along, seemingly giving themselves separation from the rest of the pack. Then Villanova stumbled against St. Johns and succumbed to Providence this week. Purdue went into a mini tale spin, losing three straight before barely squeaking out a win yesterday...
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NBA Weekly: All-Star Edition

All-Star Weekend has wrapped up. On Friday, musician Quavo of the hip-hop group Migos scored 19 points and won MVP of the Celebrity Game as Team Clippers beat Team Lakers 75-66. Olympic sprinter Andre DeGrasse added 17 points. Former Old Dominion player and NBA 2k host Rachel Demita scored 17 points for Team Lakers. Also on Friday, Team World turned in a scintillating performance...
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Baltimore Orioles find temporary solutions for starting rotation

One of the many uncertainties in the current Baltimore Orioles’ organization was resolved recently with two acquisitions this week to fill their starting rotation. The Orioles re-signed Chris Tillman to a one-year contract and signed Andrew Cashner to a two-year contract. Both pitchers will likely be in the Orioles’ starting rotation, which will probably be the weakest part of the...
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Boston Red Sox prospect watch

The Boston Red Sox are a relatively young team this season. Their lineup is packed with budding talent: Christian Vazquez behind the plate (27), Xander Bogaerts at short (25), Rafael Devers at the hot corner (21), Andrew Benintendi in left (23), Mookie Betts in right (25), and Jackie Bradley Jr. in center (27). But, there are also a number of guys in the second half of their careers...
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Ohio State Basketball vs. Rutgers: Preview and prediction

After taking down Purdue on the road, Ohio State had the Big Ten title entirely in their hands. However,  after now losing two straight games on the road, the Buckeyes have relinquished control of the conference. They will look to bounce back when they return home Tuesday night to take on Rutgers at 7 p.m. on Big Ten Network. Preview Ohio State, in its first year under head coach...
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Boston Red Sox agree to a deal with J.D. Martinez

According to multiple sources, the Boston Red Sox have reached an agreement with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez. The 30-year-old outfielder’s deal is reported by MLB Network’s Jon Morosi to be for five years, $110 million. Reports state that the deal is front-loaded ($50 million in first two years as reported by FanRag Sports) and features an opt-out clause after the second season...
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Aaron Rodgers is not enough for the Green Bay Packers

As soon as you Google the name Aaron Rodgers on the internet, a plethora of pages will pop up about his greatness. They have titles talking about how he may be the greatest quarterback to ever play the game. They talk about how amazing his statistics are, and how incomparable they are to any other player. Certainly he is a great player with many different passing records to is name...
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Kemba Walker proves the haters wrong in 2018 All-Star Game

In an already entertainingly packed season of NBA drama and action, the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend was jam full of dunks, laughs, and gaffes. The dunk-contest proved to be thrilling and the three-point contest was graced with a new scoring record set by guard Devin Booker. Overall, it was a good weekend and it was well worth the wait. Among the star-studded lineup was a “smalltime...
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How to sort out the logjam in the New York Yankees outfield

Spring Training has arrived, and the players are flocking to Florida and Arizona to get the 2018 campaign unofficially underway.  For some, the spring is about getting back up to game speed, just shaking off the rust.  For others, spring is a far more crucial time.  This is their opportunity to show the coaches they’re ready for the majors.  A poor spring showing could send some...
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The New York Jets Should Ignore AJ McCarron and Nick Foles

It is no secret that the New York Jets need a new quarterback very badly. The Jets seem to be done with the philosophy of the last couple years of stopgap quarterbacks, and are ready to go all in on a quarterback of the future. Some names that have come up recently in the quarterback market are AJ McCarron and Nick Foles. Nick Files is coming off a Super Bowl victory and would need...
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Who will the next New England Patriots quarterback be?

The New England Patriots surprised some people when they traded third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett to the Indianapolis Colts early last season. Brissett had played well when he was called upon in 2016, but at the time of the trade, it seemed like Bill Belichick had decided on Jimmy Garoppolo as the quarterback of the future. Then New England shocked the world when they sent...
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Boston Bruins: Case for MVP for Patrice Bergeron

Patrice Bergeron has never won a Most Valuable Player award. He has won a Stanley Cup, he has won four Selke trophies for the best defensive forward, and has even won two gold medals. Bergeron has had a very successful career but one thing that is missing from his trophy case is an MVP award. There are many deserving players in the league that could win this award, but Bergeron should...
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Inside Mohamed Salah’s formidable scoring

Mohamed Salah returned to the English Premier League with his left-footed finishing quality this season and he is on pace to establish a new record for the highest proportion of goals scored with a left foot in EPL history, propelling him above former EPL left-footed specialists like Gareth Bale and Robin Van Persie. The Egyptian winger arrived at Anfield in the last summer after...
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Key issues Michigan Football must resolve before September

Michigan Football wrapped up Year 3 of the Jim Harbaugh era with a thud, losing in the Outback Bowl and falling to 8-5 on the season. The Wolverines featured a championship-level defense, but had far too many issues on offense and special teams to be a threat in the Big Ten race. Heading into Year 4 of the Harbaugh era there are some issues that need to be resolved. Quarterback Michigan...
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St. Louis Blues ready to make huge move before the trade deadline

With only a week until the trade deadline it sounds as though the St. Louis Blues are going to be this year’s big buyer. They are a team that are rumored to be in on almost everyone, and they have been specifically linked to the big names at the deadline who are more than just rental players. On Saturday they were rumored to be in on both Mike Hoffman and Derick Brassard of the Ottawa...
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How Virginia Basketball can earn the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament

With just four games remaining in the regular season, the Virginia Cavaliers are ranked No. 1 in the country. Despite a loss at home to Virginia Tech last Saturday, the Cavaliers still managed to jump the Villanova Wildcats for the top spot in the AP poll. After these last four games, Tony Bennett’s team must switch their focus to the ACC Tournament and then again to the NCAA Tournament...
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Are some changes needed for the Boston Celtics?

It’s been a rough stretch for the Boston Celtics of late, and multiple players on the team are beginning to underperform. The Celtics are currently in second place in the conference, but the Toronto Raptors have claimed the top spot, and the Cavaliers aren’t too far behind. While it is still early to panic about the team’s outlook as there is still plenty of basketball to be played...
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New York Yankees: The race against Boston for the AL East crown.

The New York Yankees fell just 2 ½ games short of winning the American League East title a season ago. Their long time rivals from Boston were able to secure the division by just two games to win the AL East for the second consecutive season.   The Yankees may have fallen short on the division title in 2017 but went farther in the playoffs than their arch rivals. As the Yankees dynamic...
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Should the Green Bay Packers be aggressive in free agency?

Under former general manager Ted Thompson, the Green Bay Packers often stayed quiet during free agency.  The Packers would focus on keeping their own players, staying away from making a “big splash.”  The exceptions were the signing of Charles Woodson and Julius Peppers in 2009 and 2014 respectively.  Those signing resulted in the Super Bowl in 2010 and a trip to the NFC title game...
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Boston re-signs Eduardo Nuñez; J.D. Martinez to follow?

The Boston Red Sox’ off-season now consists of more than one move. The team recently re-signed Eduardo Nuñez to a one year deal with an option for a second year. The re-signing of Nuñez is good to hear as he was one of the team’s sparks in that lineup after the trade deadline. In just 38 games for Boston last season, Nuñez slashed .321/.353/.539 and compiled 8 homers to go with 27...
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How will the Los Angeles Lakers’ point guards fare as teammates?

With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror the Los Angeles Lakers’ acquisitions are settling into their new home. The biggest star that the Lakers were able to acquire was Isaiah Thomas. Thomas, who is playing for his third team since 2017 is also in the midst of a contract year. As free agency is approaching this offseason he is hopeful to sign his first max contract. A hip...
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The Minnesota Timberwolves players have fun at All-Star Weekend

With two all-stars on their roster this season, and sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference, the Minnesota Timberwolves have to feel good about where they are right now. Having not made the playoffs in over a decade, the Timberwolves finally have a chance at that post-season glory that has eluded them for so long. But this weekend is all about fun and giving back to the...
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