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Milwaukee Bucks: Kidd proves coaching matters in NBA

The best coaches in sports at any level are the ones who can teach and unite their teams to play beyond their capabilities. The best coaches are the ones who can inspire their players and bring out the best in them in good and bad times. Coaches often grow with their players, but when athletes get to the professional level, many coaches seem to have less influence on their players...
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Indianapolis Colts: Mock Draft 2.0

For this edition of the Indianapolis Colts Mock Draft, a seventh-round compensatory has been awarded, and some of the choices may have changed due to the recent free agent signings. Round One 29th Selection Eddie Goldman (Florida State) Nose Tackle A huge piece to have on the front of the 3-4 defense, nose tackle Eddie Goldman out of Florida State would be a huge addition on...
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World Series Champs nothing the Oakland A’s can’t handle

It was another battle of the bay Thursday evening when the Oakland A’s took on defending World Series Champions, the San Fransisco Giants on their spring training home turf. While these two clubs have met before this preseason, this game was more telling about how each team has progressed throughout spring training. It was clear to anyone watching the broadcasted 7pm ballgame ...
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Dekker saves the day again, Badgers move on to Elite Eight

Sam Dekker was the man again for top-seeded Wisconsin in a 79-72 win against fourth-seeded North Carolina on Thursday night in Los Angeles. Dekker took over in the second half of the Round of 32 game against Oregon, and his momentum carried over into the Staples Center. Dekker scored a career-high 23 points on 10 of 15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Badgers survive...
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Horse Racing: Full Preview of the 2015 Florida Derby; Plus 5 Other Major Stakes Races

Another tremendous weekend of racing this weekend in the sport of Horse Racing as we will be looking at a total of six races, highlighted by one of the biggest annual Kentucky Derby prep races in the country in the 2015 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. The Florida Derby, which has produced an eye popping 57 Triple Crown race winners, is run at nine furlongs, carries Grade:1 status...
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Pittsburgh Steelers sign Darrius Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed Darrius Heyward-Bey on March 26. They signed the six-year veteran to a one-contract after a disappointing season in 2014. Heyward-Bey was drafted with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Oakland Raiders. He spent the first four seasons of his career in Oakland. Between the years of 2009 and 2012, Heyward-Bey missed seven games. Among...
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Iowa Basketball: Season in review

Iowa’s season ended on a disappointing note with a loss to Gonzaga in the Round of 32, but that shouldn’t take away from all the Hawkeyes accomplished this season. The team made its second consecutive NCAA tournament appearance after a seven year absence and notched its first tournament win since 2001. Fran McCaffery seems to have the program back on track, leading Iowa to...
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Chicago Cubs: What needs to happen for success in 2015

As we approach the start of the 2015 MLB season, teams all across the league believe this is their year-none more so than the Chicago Cubs. Every year is the year for Cub fans. However, there is more optimism, anticipation, enthusiasm, and excitement surrounding the North Side of Chicago this year than in recent memory. After five straight years of either last or second to last place...
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Dallas Cowboys: Team to Beat in the NFC?

The Dallas Cowboys appeared to be on an against all odds run when it all came crashing down with a controversial call on a Dez Bryant non-catch. Aaron Rodgers would have gotten the ball back regardless, so it’s impossible to forecast how the game would have turned out regardless. All there is to do now is look forward. Is the Cowboys smash mouth, offensive line heavy, and opportunistic...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Lurie reaffirms Kelly’s innovative and bold strategy

Philadelphia Eagles owner, Jeffery Lurie, spoke with the press Tuesday and addressed his viewpoint and standing behind the off-season personnel changes led by Head Coach Chip Kelly and General Manager Howie Roseman. The Eagles surprised many fans by trading and cutting some of their most popular players in recent history. Beginning with trading LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for...
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St Louis Cardinals: Jason Heyward key to offense

With the Cardinals trailing 1-0 in the 1st inning following a bomb off the bat of Giancarlo Stanton, Jason Heyward followed with a bomb of his own to right field, tying the game up. It was Heyward’s first home run in a Cardinals uniform and a sight the Cardinals hope to get used to in the future. It was not enough to get his team the win, as Adam Wainwright struggled a bit, but...
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New York Mets: Five bold predictions for 2015

Opening Day is almost upon us, meaning it is time once again to do some bold predictions for the upcoming season, a season that hopefully provides more promise than we’ve seen in the past few years. In looking at the New York Mets here are four predictions to look for in 2015. 1. At least three prospects will make their debuts Long Island product Steven Matz looks to make his...
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Moves the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should make in offseason

The NFL free agency period has hit its lull period after the first big wave and all the premier names signing with teams. The NFL draft is also just four weeks out. Most teams are figuring out which players in the draft can fill out their roster. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, however, seem to have more holes than the draft can fix. Here are five moves that the Buccaneers should make...
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NFL Draft Breakdown: NFC West Division

Starting today, I am doing a division by division breakdown of possible draft options in the upcoming NFL draft. I will be starting with the NFC West and will follow up with the AFC West next. Arizona Cardinals: Needs: RB, OL, TE, CB, DT, OLB Possible first round players: Eddie Goldman (DT), Marcus Peters (CB), La’el Collins (OT), Vic Beasley (OLB), Denzel Perryman (ILB), TJ...
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Baltimore Ravens: Examining the defensive line

When the Baltimore Ravens traded Haloti Ngata to the Detroit Lions a few weeks back, they were voluntarily losing a stalwart on their defensive line. That Ravens defensive line, however, proved at the end of last season that they can succeed without Ngata, who missed the final four regular season games as the result of a performance-enhancing drug suspension. As of right now, the...
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Kansas State basketball loses three key players

Kansas State basketball fans and followers received quite a shock this week when it was announced that the team would be losing three key players. Kansas State announced on Tuesday night, Mar. 24, that they would be dismissing star sophomore guard Marcus Foster from the team. Foster was suspended for three games in February for violating team rules. Despite obvious character problems...
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Denver Nuggets: The race for worst

The NBA draft lottery puts teams in the association in a precarious spot when the season is winding down to its end. There are the the roughly 20 to 21 teams that are trying to make it into the post season. That is the way many fans like to see their teams working, clawing at every scrap of possibility to make it into the playoffs. But that leaves about 9 teams that are for sure...
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Kansas City Chiefs strong free agency moves

Andy Reid (Photo credit: Ed Zurga-AP) The Kansas City Chiefs showed promise with the first wave of free agency deals. Major acquisitions outshine the less significant signings but the Chiefs may have found some diamonds in the rough. Not only that, but they have filled the weaknesses in Andy Reid’s roster. Jeremy Maclin leads the list of new names in Chiefs jerseys. The ex-Missouri...
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The New York Rangers look to clinch a playoff spot in Ottawa

The New York Rangers (99 points, 1st in the Metropolitan) are capable of clinching a playoff spot provided they beat the Ottawa Senators and the Boston Bruins lose. However, if the Rangers get one point out of the game, they would need the Bruins to lose in regulation in order to officially secure a spot. Either way, it’s not gonna be easy for the Rangers to leave Ottawa with...
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Philadelphia Flyers weekly: Road losses plague chances

Dating back to last week, the Philadelphia Flyers have lost four straight games (all road games) during the time that they needed wins the most. The losses put the Flyers pretty much out of contention for any post-season play. Most of the season was spent playing catch-up to the Boston Bruins in the wild card race, but the Flyers have seemed to take themselves out of the conversation...
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Houston Rockets: Looking Ahead to 2015 NBA Draft

The Houston Rockets are in prime contending position for the postseason, as they currently sit in the 3rd seed of the Western Conference while missing Dwight Howard for the past 26 games before last night’s triumphant return. However, even amidst the playoff chase, it is never too early to check out what sort of reinforcements the Rockets can bring in during the offseason, especially...
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Fact or Fiction: Brandon Magee to join Boston Red Sox?

With spring training well underway for the Boston Red Sox, there might be a new addition to the roster. Ex-NFL linebacker, Brandon Magee, is said to join the Red Sox at Fort Myers, Florida for practice. After being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday morning, Magee decided to continue his athletic career by turning to his second passion, baseball. He is schedule to...
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Toronto Raptors limping into the playoffs

DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry The second half of the season has been nothing short of a disaster for the Toronto Raptors.  Their star point guard, Kyle Lowry, has been battling injury after injury, and is currently out again, this time with back spasms.  They’re losing games to lesser opponents.  They’ve gone from a title contender to Shaqtin’ a Fool champions. The Toronto...
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UFC: Just another storyline for the WWE

Brock Lesnar on Tuesday night’s SportCenter went on air and confirmed that he was going to stay in the WWE and forgo any return to the UFC.  Many UFC fans were awaiting Brock’s return because, while many knew he couldn’t compete with the elites, there were going to be a lot of fun fights for him.  However, nobody wanted him back more then UFC. President Dana White. With...
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Arsenal FC: Title Races Continues

Arsenal have only 8 games remaining on their 2014/2015 Premier league season, and a semi-final playoff left with Reading for this year’s FA Cup. While there remains a commendable amount of hope for a last minute title push this season, Laurent Koscielny saluting the emirates it ultimately remains unlikely. Sticking true to his nature, Arsene Wenger spoke to reporters about the...
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