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Staff Predictions: Michigan Football vs Utah

Michigan Football will host Utah on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 (EST) and the game will be televised on ABC/ESPN2. Click here for a complete game preview. Read on for the staff picks and let us know who you think will win in the comments section. Rob White So far this season, Rob is 2-1 picking the results of Michigan games Brady Hoke This is...
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Fantasy Baseball: Weekend pitching overview

Just 10 days remaining in baseball’s regular season and fantasy baseball leagues are coming down to the wire. At this point, all leagues should be in either the semi-final or the championship round. With so little time remaining to alter the course of their game, fantasy owners are in high gear, trying to pick up players with hot streaks or favorable matchups in store. Although...
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South Carolina Football: Life after Georgia

The South Carolina football team has new life this season, after a 38-35 win over Georgia put the Gamecocks in control of their own destiny in the conference and nationally. Coach Steve Spurrier will be looking to take sole possession of second place in the list of most wins as an SEC head coach when the Gamecocks travel to Nashville to take on Vanderbilt, Saturday at 7:30. Currently...
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Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Saints in week three

After getting completely dominated by the New England Patriots in week 2, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings look to turn the page as they travel to New Orleans to take on Sean Payton and the Saints. After a crazy week for the front office and the rest of the Vikings’ organization, due to the dwelling Adrian Peterson situation, the Vikings will have to prepare for a crucial...
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Instant Analysis: Buccaneers wrecked by Falcons

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came into Thursday Night Football desperate for a win. Looking back, they never should’ve gotten off the bus at the Georgia Dome. There are few words that can describe how the Bucs played tonight, so let’s just say they were shockingly bad in their 14-56 debacle at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons.   Falcon’s QB Matt Ryan Meet and Potatoes The Bucs...
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Iowa football: Should Jake Rudock be benched?

C.J. Beathard may see the field more next week after Rudock’s bad play last week. After the offense has struggled immensely in the past three games, does the Iowa football team need to change their starting quarterback? Iowa’s starting quarterback right now is Jake Rudock. He was sort of an enigma with Iowa fans at the start of the season. He played decent last year for a first...
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Dallas Cowboys: Five keys to defeating the Rams in week three

Week 3, 2013: The 1-1 Dallas Cowboys, fresh off a one-point defeat to the playoff-bound Chiefs, welcome the 1-1 St. Louis Rams to AT&T Stadium. The Rams are unceremoniously carved up on the ground, losing 31-7, as DeMarco Murray cuts, streaks and jukes his way to 175 rushing yards. Week 3, 2014: The 1-1 Dallas Cowboys, riding high on the coattails of a momentous 220-yard rushing...
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Minnesota Wild: Kuemper re-signed, Harding injury update

The goalie situation just got a little better in Minnesota. After Josh Harding’s injury, the Minnesota Wild couldn’t have felt comfortable going into the season without re-upping Darcy Kuemper. After losing Josh Harding to a sudden broken foot, the absence of Darcy Kuemper became much more difficult to handle for the Minnesota Wild. His contract dispute with Chuck Fletcher seemed...
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Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Lions in week three

This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (1-1) will travel to take on the Detroit Lions (1-1) at Ford Field.  The game is scheduled to kickoff at noon CT, with television coverage on FOX.  The Packers are coming off of a 31-24 comeback win against the New York Jets, while the Lions coming off of a 24-7 defeat at the hands of the Carolina Panthers.  Here are five keys for the Packers...
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Baltimore Ravens: Five keys to defeating the Browns in week three

The Baltimore Ravens (1-1) face their first road game of the season Sunday at 1 p.m. EST against the Cleveland Browns (1-1).  The game will be at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on CBS.  Both teams are coming off huge victories.  In week two, the Ravens took down the Steelers 26-6 and the Browns escaped a loss against the Saints 26-24.  The Ravens need to take home another impressive...
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Penn State Football: Things to watch for against UMass

James Franklin wasn’t shy in saying that his team had plenty to work on last week. A week later, his Penn State Nittany Lions (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) will get a chance to remedy some of their early season struggles when they welcome UMass (0-3, 0-1 MAC) to Beaver Stadium on Saturday for a 4pm kickoff. The game will air on the Big Ten Network. While Franklin mentioned a few areas where his...
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Denver Broncos: Five keys to defeating the Seahawks in week three

Where: CenturyLink Field When: Sunday, September 21, 2014 @ 4:25 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (CBS) Denver Broncos: 2-0, defeated the Kansas City Chiefs last week Seattle Seahawks: 1-1, lost to the San Diego Chargers last week The Denver Broncos week three game against the Seattle Seahawks is billed as the Super Bowl revenge game. Although a win will not heal the gaping wound in the...
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Will Li Na retire?

Li Na, one of tennis’ premier players could announce her retirement soon The two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na is set to announce her retirement from the game of tennis by the end of the weekend, according to Chinese television stations. Li has been suffering from knee problems for much of this year and it looks like this injury will put an end to her career. Li Na and her agency...
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Chicago Cubs: Starters proving their worth

The Chicago Cubs are coming off of one of the most dominating pitching series they have been involved in in quite some time. In a three game series with the Cincinnati Reds, the Cubs were able to shut them out two times and hold them to one run in the series finale en route to a dominating sweep. Coming into the series with the Reds, the Cubs were struggling having lost eight of...
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San Francisco 49ers: Keap, offense not getting it done

The last offensive San Francisco 49ers play in Sunday nights loss to the Bears has been an all to familiar sight for 49er fans.  The team trying to come from behind, is driving down the field seeking a game winning or game tying score.  Kaepernick is finding his receivers and coming up with clutch first downs and just when all the momentum seemsto be on the 49ers side, they fail...
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Penn State Football: Franklin winning key recruting battles

James Franklin Most people that watch college football know how important recruiting is in the sport. The more talented recruits a program is able to land, the better chance they have of winning games. No team in college football has recruited better over the past five seasons than Nick Saban at the University of Alabama. Alabama has had the top recruiting class in the nation the...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Eagles pull off another wild comeback

Darren Sproles averaged 21.71 yards per catch in the Eagles’ 30-27 win over the Colts. The Philadelphia Eagles are a team that does not seem to be phased by adversity early on in the season. Nick Foles led the Eagles to their second consecutive come from behind victory on Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium which is one of toughest stadiums to play...
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Top Five Quarterbacks in the NFL

The NFL season is well under way, and by now fans can see which quarterbacks are poised to have a good year. Some are destined to be benched. That’s right, I’m looking at you, Matt Cassel and Chad Henne. Others are resuming their level of consistency and greatness and will likely lead their teams into the postseason. But which quarterbacks stand out above the rest, and who deserves...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Five Keys to defeating the Redskins in week three

Washington Redskins (1-1) @ Philadelphia Eagles (2-0) Sunday, September 21, 1:00 PM on FOX Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA The Redskins and Eagles open interdivisional play in the NFC East this upcoming Sunday. Coming off of a short week and an impressive road win against the Indianapolis Colts, the Eagles will need to prepare quickly for a different offensive attack...
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St Louis Cardinals: will the Pirates catch them?

With only 10 games remaining in the season for the St. Louis Cardinals, they hold a 2.5 game lead over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Is that a substantial enough lead, or will the Pirates catch the Redbirds? The Cardinals have split the first 2 games with the Brewers, and have Shelby Miller opposing Kyle Lohse tonight. Both teams are playing with a sense of urgency right now, and the Cardinals...
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Breaking down the New Jersey Devils 2014-15 schedule (Part 1)

The 2014-15 NHL season is almost upon us. The New Jersey Devils are set to report to training camp today, and there are only 21 days remaining until they play their first regular season game. As every fan’s attention begins to shift to the start of the new season, it’s time to look at how the Devils’ schedule plays out for the upcoming year. October: 10 games (4 home, 6 road...
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Five reasons Michigan State covers 45-point spread vs. EMU

After falling to the No. 2 Oregon Ducks (3-0) two weeks ago, the No. 11 Michigan State Spartans (1-1) will get back to the gridiron Saturday against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-2). Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET and will be televised on Big Ten Network. Heading into the game, the odds makers have placed the Spartans as a massive 45-point favorite over the Eagles. And while...
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Green Bay Packers: Why Cobb and Williams deserve new deals

During the offseason, the Green Bay Packers made it a big priority to sign wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension.  Considering that Nelson has been one Aaron Rodgers’ favorite targets since he came into the league in 2008, it was wise of the Packers management to give Nelson a four-year extension worth $39 million.  With Nelson signed for the future, the focus now...
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New England Patriots: 5 keys to defeating the Raiders in week three

On Sunday at 1 p.m., the New England Patriots (1-1) will take on the Oakland Raiders (0-2) in their home opener at Gillette Stadium. The game will be aired on CBS. After last weeks 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings, the Patriots look to continue their momentum against the Raiders, who are coming off two tough losses to the New York Jets and the Houston Texans. Here are 5 keys to defeating...
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Temple football: Who is Delaware State?

Temple will be coming out of an off week when they take on the Hornets of Delaware State Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. Many people have never heard of Delaware State and that is because they are a FCS team. Temple is an FBS team, so when they schedule a FCS opponent it is usually to get a nice win to add to the record. That is not always the case for Temple though...
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