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Horse Racing: Preview of the 2015 Swale Stakes & John Battaglia Stakes

In sticking with the three year old theme during this time of the year, in this week’s Horse Racing Races of the Week we will be looking at two more key Kentucky Derby prep races in the 2015 seven furlong, $200,000 Swale Stakes at Gulfstream Park in Florida, that will feature the well named Daredevil and the speedy Souper Colossal, and the 2015, 8 1/2 furlong, $125,000 John Battaglia...
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Denver Broncos NFL Draft needs overview

The Denver Broncos, by most team’s measurements, had a very successful 2014 season, finishing with a record of 12-4. However, with Peyton Manning as your quarterback, and after advancing to the Super Bowl the previous season, a loss in your first playoff game is an objective failure, and one that may have ended the Manning era in Denver. The Broncos’ offseason plans hinge on...
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Middle round draft targets for the New York Giants

Todd McShay released his NFL mock draft 3.0 Thursday morning, and for the third strait time he has the New York Giants selecting offensive lineman Brandon Scherff in the first round. In my last article I highlighted three potential targets that the Giants could go after with the ninth overall pick. I agree with McShay, and believe that the Giants will address their needs on the...
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USC Football: The invisible quarterback competition

With the beginning of spring practice just around the corner and the USC football team entering camp with a redshirt senior Heisman contender perched at the top of the depth chart, the quarterback group will engage in a lower profile competition—albeit, for an important spot.  The winner of the number two spot behind incumbent Cody Kessler will be all but crowned the heir to the...
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Michigan State Basketball: Spartans fall short in OT, 96-90

Free throws, free throws, free throws. It’s been the achilles heel for Michigan State basketball all season long, and just when it looked like the issue was starting to resolve itself, the free throws came back to bite the Spartans. The Spartans hosted the Minnesota Golden Gophers for their first and only matchup of the season tonight, and lost in an overtime shootout, 96-90. “It’s...
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What should the Cleveland Indians expect from Nick Swisher in 2015?

Nick Swisher will try to prove that he can still be productive for the Indians in 2015 When the Nick Swisher era began in Cleveland, the Ohio native was looked at as someone who could provide the Indians with a cornerstone piece for future success. Now on the comeback trail, he must prove to the Indians fans and front office that his hefty contract won’t go to waste. Christmas...
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Can David Ragan Race well for JGR?

Replacing injured Sprint Cup drivers is not an easy task. In the past, we’ve seen a handful of drivers like Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart go down with injuries and we’ve seen other individuals fill in. The most recent driver substitution took place this past week, with Joe Gibbs Racing making the announcement that Front Row Motorsports driver David Ragan will temporarily take...
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Milwaukee Bucks: Why Knight trade will hurt team at first

After the shock of the blockbuster trade the Milwaukee Bucks made last Thursday is over, it’s time to analyze what the deal means for the team. The Bucks traded Brandon Knight to the Phoenix Suns while the Bucks received Michael Carter-Williams from the Philadelphia 76ers, along with Miles Plumlee and Tyler Ennis from Phoenix. Despite the Bucks trading their best player in Knight...
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Iowa Basketball: Hawkeyes beat Illinois for third straight win

The Iowa Hawkeyes are continuing to play good basketball down the stretch as they extended their winning streak to three games with Wednesday night’s 68-60 win over Illinois. Iowa improved to 18-10 on the season and 9-6 in the Big Ten, while the Illini fell to 17-11 overall and 7-8 in the conference. Aaron White led the Hawkeyes with a career high 29 points. Illinois could not...
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The Bulls championship hopes this season are gone

Friday is a defining day for the Chicago Bulls because their season is on the line for yet another injury crisis. Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose suffered possibility another season ending injury after discovering that he tore the meniscus in his right knee for the second time.   The Bulls have a tough decision to make in regards to Rose’s status as their franchise player...
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Green Bay Packers: Top 3 kickers of all-time

Last but certainly not least we take a look at the top 3 kickers of all-time in Green Bay Packer history. Maybe the position with the most pressure, placekickers can single handily win or lose games for their team. To be a great kicker you have to have confidence, mental toughness, accuracy, and the strength to kick it from anywhere on the field. The Green Bay Packers have been very...
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St Louis Cardinals: Adam Wainwright has abdominal strain

The St. Louis Cardinals got a bit of good news, as Adam Wainwright’s injury this week revealed to be an abdominal strain. There was a bit of worry when it was revealed earlier this week that he was going back to St. Louis to see a specialist, but this injury is now not expected to keep him out any significant amount of time. While Wainwright was only prescribed to take it easy...
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Detroit Pistons: Brandon Jennings or Reggie Jackson?

This past week has been a good one for Pistons fans, following an exciting trade deadline.  After being one of those teams that many expected to be on the outside looking in during the hours leading up to the trade deadline, the Pistons found themselves thrust right into the heat of the action and made some big moves.  The Pistons started the excitement off by adding a player no...
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Three big questions for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Many experts around baseball believe 2015 will be the year the Pittsburgh Pirates truly join the ranks of baseball’s elite teams. ESPN’s Dave Schoenfield recently ranked the Pirates as the third best team in baseball. While hopes may be running high for this team, the Pirates know they have a few questions to answer before they are ready to compete with the likes of the Washington...
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Kansas City Royals: Mike Sweeney’s arrival to the Royals Hall of Fame

February 15, 2015 was a long awaited day in the life of former Royals all-star Mike Sweeney. The Royals Hall of Fame inducted one of the most decorated ballplayers to ever step foot in Kauffman stadium in a Kansas City uniform. The five time all-star spent a total of 16 seasons in the major leagues, 13 of those in which he spent with the Royals. Sweeney originally landed in Kansas...
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Oakland A’s player profile: Ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte

Pat Venditte The Oakland A’s have one player at training camp this spring that everyone is talking about. That would be ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte. Yes, you heard me correctly. Venditte can pitch both left and right handed, and he is pretty good. Venditte has been in the minor leagues for seven years with the New York Yankees but had the opportunity to sign with the Oakland...
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Philadelphia Eagles release Herremans as needs grow

The recent releasing of Todd Herremans raises questions about a section of the Philadelphia Eagles that remained largely untouched up until this point—the offensive line. Herremans is arguably now the 2nd best available guard in free agency behind Iupati. Like James Casey and McCown, market should be good. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) February 26, 2015 The mounting failures of...
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UConn Basketball: Analyzing Amida Brimah’s NBA draft stock

One of the more interesting players on UConn’s roster is the 7 foot tall center Amida Brimah. With great size, the sophomore from Accra, Ghana, has untapped potential that has yet to be exposed. Every game Amida Brimah showcases his talent in I notice that the sky is the limit for how good he can be. His height alone and shot blocking ability will draw a lot of attention from NBA...
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New York Yankees: A-Rod disrupts spring training with early return

New York Yankees previous third basemen, Alex Rodriguez, decided to surprise everyone (yet again) and show up 3 days early to spring training. While this is usually a welcomed gift to teams, Rodriguez proves to be a different story. This unannounced arrival caught both the public relations staff, and the team by surprise, creating chaos, and proving that the once legendary A-rod...
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Detroit Pistons Playoff Race Update

With 25 games left in the season, there isn’t much room for error for the Detroit Pistons if they want to make the playoffs. Team president and head coach Stan Van Gundy made it clear at the trade deadline that this years team’s goal is to make the playoffs. Van Gundy did not ever really consider trading Greg Monroe, who is an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season...
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Jonas Gutierrez could return after beating cancer

Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez could make his long awaited return to Premier League football this Saturday after overcoming testicular cancer. Magpies boss John Carver has told media that the 31-year-old is in the squad for this Saturday’s game at St James’ Park against Aston Villa and could make an appearance from the substitute’s bench. The Argentinian midfielder has...
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Michigan State Basketball: Michigan State vs. Minnesota Preview

As the Big Ten basketball season winds down, the Michigan State Spartans (19-8, 10-4 in Big Ten) will host the Minnesota Golden Gophers (16-12, 5-10 in Big Ten) for their first and only meeting of the 2014-2015 basketball season. When: Thursday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Where: Breslin Center, East Lansing, MI TV: Big Ten Network Radio: Spartan Sports Network The Spartans...
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Capital One Cup Final: Tottenham vs Chelsea

The first major silverware of the English football season is up for grabs this Sunday as Tottenham play Chelsea at Wembley in the Capital One Cup final. The game marks the end of a congested week for Spurs who have a second leg Europa League tie in Italy against Fiorentina to play on Thursday evening. Mauricio Potteninto will be hoping not to pick up any fresh injury concerns to...
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How Rose’s injury impacts the Cleveland Cavaliers

It was a surprise to the entire league. For me, it was even worse. As an avid supporter and fan of Derrick Rose since his emergence in the league, it was devastating when I heard the news of his injury. With a torn meniscus in the same right knee that sidelined him last year, he will need surgery and is listed as out indefinitely. The timetable of his return is unknown at this time...
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Virginia Basketball: UVA Handles Wake with Backups

Finally,  No. 2 Virginia’s offense came alive as they blew out Wake Forest 70-34 Wednesday night to improve to 26-1, 14-1 in the ACC. Virginia is now on a seven game winning streak after their only loss of the season to Duke, but since the loss of Justin Anderson each game has been a dog fight for the Cavaliers as they have battled offensive woes. Not only was Justin Anderson...
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