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Golden State Warriors team preview Part Two: Team Projections

The Golden State Warriors had a very good season last year winning 51 games, but by losing in the first round of the postseason former coach Mark Jackson was fired. The Warriors, with new coach Steve Kerr, a few new faces and an improved Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, seem to be poised to make the necessary jump into elite status in the NBA. Here we go with part two of the Warriors...
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Kansas City Royals: Tied through two

Omar Infante homered to pad the Royals’ lead in Game 2 (usatoday). The Kansas City Royals evened the series Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants with a 7-2 victory. The Royals received a solid effort out of starter Yordano Ventura that led way for the bullpen to seal the win after the Royals offense provided relief with help from a two-run home run off the bat of Omar...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Anthony Bennett making waves in preseason

The Minnesota Timberwolves are a week away from the first game of the regular season, and one of the players really standing out so far in preseason play is Anthony Bennett. The Timberwolves have played six games so far in the preseason, getting three wins and two losses. Overall, the Timberwolves have a whole have been pretty inconsistent in their play, but Bennett has done well...
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NFL Weekly: Power rankings, key games and more

This past weekend was exciting and historic. Peyton Manning is now the leader in career passing touchdowns, the Rams used some trick plays to send the Super Bowl-reigning Seahawks to 3-3, the Lions had a great comeback against the Saints, and so much more highlighted the week. First, here’s a look at my power rankings as we head into Week 8: Power Six 1. Denver Broncos (Previous...
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Los Angeles Lakers: Reasonable season expectations

The Los Angeles Lakers are fresh off of quite possibly their worst season in franchise history. The team finished 27-55 with the second worst record in the Western Conference. This was in stark contrast to what fans are used to from the franchise that has reached the NBA finals more than any other in the league. Unfortunately, fans will likely be in store for much of the same as...
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Denver Broncos: Five keys for the Chargers game

This Thursday, the Denver Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers at home in an important divisional game. The Broncos are currently 5-1 while the Chargers are 5-2. A win will go a long way to helping the Broncos lock up their division. This will most likely be a difficult win, but the Broncos will win if they can accomplish five things. First, the Broncos need to continue to run...
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Michigan State Football: Remembering the 2013 beat down of Michigan

The video below is 5 minutes and 30 seconds long and takes you on to the field after Michigan State beat Michigan 29-6 on November 2, 2013. Follow the players as they shake hands, say a team prayer, celebrate, sing the fight song and more. One of the most notable moments of the video comes at the 1:25 mark as the MSU players are kneeling for a prayer and, out of nowhere, Coach Narduzzi...
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Minnesota Wild: Charlie Coyle signs 5-year extension

Charlie Coyle piled up 30 points last year and has started this season with a pair of assists through four games. Not long after the Minnesota Wild extended defenseman Jonas Brodin, the team inked forward Charlie Coyle to a 5-year extension Wednesday afternoon. This is yet another one of many expiring rookie contracts the Wild had to deal with in order to keep its young talent with...
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Oregon football: The significance of Stanford

In recent weeks of NCAA football action, undefeated powerhouses have been dropping like flies. Oregon kicked off the party by losing to then-unranked Arizona but, and lucky for us, all but three undefeated teams were given their first loss in either that week or the following two. Only Mississippi State, Florida State, and Ole Miss are undefeated at this point, which means there...
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Washington Redskins: Who should be the starting quarterback?

In what should have been a confidence booster game for Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, this game turned out to be a game where Cousins saw the bench once again. This past Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, Kirk Cousins started his fifth consecutive game since Robert Griffin is still out due to injury. During the first half of the game you could tell Cousins didn...
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Ohio State football vs Penn State: Complete preview and prediction

The Ohio State football squad asserted their dominance once again last week after thrashing Rutgers by a score of 56-17. This week Ohio State will play a more traditional Big Ten opponent, Penn State. The game, being aired on ABC, will be played in Beaver Stadium in University Park and is set for an 8 p.m. kickoff. Penn State is coming off a bye week, but suffered two previous...
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Green Bay Packers are the favorites in the NFC

As we reach the midpoint of the 2014 season, there have been plenty of surprises around the league.  The Dallas Cowboys, yes the Dallas Cowboys, have a league best record at 6-1.  The New Orleans Saints, who many predicted would be in the Super Bowl, are struggling at 2-4.  Probably the most surprising team is the defending champion Seattle Seahawks, who are at 3-3. One team that...
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Portland Trail Blazers season preview: Player projections

This is the third and final installment of our Portland Trail Blazers season preview. In the first two articles we took a look at the Blazers’ general roster and their potential standing in the Western Conference. Now I will give an overview of each player that will potentially be in the starting five and some key reserve players that will have a big affect off the bench. The potential...
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Colorado Avalanche ice cold to start season

Anticipation was high, the fan base was as excited as ever for the start to the season. This was supposed to be the year in which the Colorado Avalanche were going to restore their name as a perennial contender. However, this has not been the case. Not even close. Colorado fell to the Florida Panthers – the team that could only draw 7,000 fans to a home game last week – last...
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Kyrie Irving & Derrick Rose go head to head in exciting Cleveland Cavaliers Win

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls faced off Monday night at Ohio State University. A sellout crowd of 19,049 gave Lebron James a standing ovation during the pregame introduction before the Cavaliers went on to defeat the Bulls 107-98. While many were in attendance to witness their hometown hero perform, the real spotlight was on Kyrie Irving and Derrick Rose. Kyrie Irving...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 3 keys to getting back on track

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-5) were one of the two NFL teams not in action last weekend, and there couldn’t have been a more perfect time for them to have their bye. The last time we saw the Bucs, they were on the receiving end of a 48-17 beat-down at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens. Just about everything that could go wrong went wrong in that game, as the Bucs somehow managed...
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Indiana basketball preview: Roster anaysis

The Indiana basketball team is a young and athletic group of collegiate athletes.  They have an incredible set of guards that include junior Kevin Yogi Ferrell, sophomore Stanford Robinson, and freshman James Blackmon Jr.  The combination of the three add something to the Hoosier team that has not been there since the powerhouse team of 2012-2013 season.  They are quick to the...
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Michigan State Football: Top five MSU/UM games of 2000’s

It’s Rivalry Week in the Great Lakes State this week, so I decided to look back at the top five games between Michigan and Michigan State since 2000.  The games will be presented in chronological order, although the first game is my personal favorite, possibly because it was also the first MSU/UM game that I attended as a student.  So here we go… 2001 : Michigan State 26, Michigan...
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Georgia Football: The Return Of Gurley

The Georgia football team has been forced to live two weeks without their premier running back, Todd Gurley; however, this may soon come to an end. Everyone has been awaiting the decision on what Todd Gurley’s future at Georgia will be; these people that are anxiously awaiting may get exactly what they want either late Wednesday or Thursday. On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the...
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Impact of losing Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller

With Spiller and Jackson out, it’s up to Boobie Dixon and Bryce Brown to carry the load Last Sunday, the Buffalo Bills won in ugly fashion against what I would consider an inferior Vikings team. It was a horrible game by the Bills. To be honest, they had no business winning. Albeit a bad win, it was still a win and that’s always a good thing. But, that win didn’t come without...
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Bad day in Dallas – How will the New York Giants bounce back?

Quarterbacks Tony Romo and Eli Manning squared off last Sunday in Dallas. After witnessing another painful New York Giants loss against the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday (31-21 final score), it remains unclear how the team can bounce back. The Gmen were tied up, 14-14, entering halftime with impressive momentum before they were manhandled in the second half, 17-7. Considering the initial...
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Milwaukee Bucks: Key players for fantasy basketball

With the NBA regular season starting on Tuesday, Oct. 28, we’ll be taking a look at which Milwaukee Bucks players will do well to help win fantasy basketball leagues. These recommendations will be based on ESPN’s standard scoring leagues. Larry Sanders Sanders was a popular fantasy draft pick in the early rounds of the 2013-’14 season and for good reason. He was a reliable...
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New York Yankees: Top 3 anticipated players of 2015

The New York Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason. The start of the 2014 season was a rocky one, losing four star players in the first half of the season. 2015 calls for higher expectations because fans are looking forward to the return of some of the team’s most talented pitchers. C.C. Sabathia He’s been playing in pinstripes for the past six seasons and has suffered...
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MLS 2014 regular season review: Top 10 goalkeepers

Headed into its final week, the 2014 MLS season has left the league’s supporters with a good taste in their mouths. The loyal advocates are envisioning a brighter future because of the success of the Homegrown Player system, the plethora of European and South American talents willing to ply their trade in North America’s top league and the all-around improvement of the quality...
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Detroit Lions: Three things you should know about Corey Fuller

If you missed the Detroit Lions defeating the New Orleans Saints in the final two minutes of last week’s game, you might be unaware that Corey Fuller is the new star in town. Fuller scored a 5-yard touchdown with 1:43 left in the game that gave the Detroit Lions a one point victory. While we forgive those who are still unaware of some of the biggest football news of the weekend...
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