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Milwaukee Brewers: 3 bold predictions for 2015

Jean Segura looks to have a bounce back season for the Brewers. It’s that time of the year where every team and their fans have convinced themselves they have the talent on their team to be playing games in late October. Let’s take a look at a few bold predictions for the Milwaukee Brewers, and talk about why they may not be as crazy as they sound. 1. Jean Segura will return...
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New York Mets make second Monday trade

This is not an early April Fools’ Day joke, the New York Mets have made two trades in the same day. Mere hours after acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres for minor leaguer Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later, the team announced that they acquired Jerry Blevins from the Washington Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker. Blevins pitched for the Oakland...
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It's time for the playoff bound New York Rangers to wake up

After a 5-1 win against the Ottawa Senators that secured a playoff spot, the New York Rangers’ level of determination has simply been lackluster. Starting from the game in New York against the Los Angeles Kings on March 24, their remaining schedule consists of a bunch teams that are either in the playoffs and barely holding on, or are bubble teams. Ergo, they have a tough set...
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Michigan State Basketball: What went wrong in Izzone Final Four ticket allocation

Along with the Spartans men’s basketball team’s advancement to the Final Four comes some necessary logistics problems. These are “good problems,” to be sure – in that, if MSU hadn’t made the last weekend of the month-long tournament, the problems wouldn’t even exist. But to members of the University’s Izzone who have poured their heart and soul into cheering for this...
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Los Angeles Dodgers infield stocked for the future

With the season set to kick off exactly one week from today, on April 6, the roster for the Los Angeles Dodgers is pretty close to complete. There are still a few questions as to how things will look at the end of the year, though, with a number of Dodgers seemingly available for trade or a role adjustment. While teams like the San Diego Padres and Boston Red Sox stole the headlines...
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Ohio State Basketball: D’Angelo Russell named AP First Team All American

Ohio State’s season ended after a loss to Arizona, but D’Angelo Russell’s rewards keep on coming in. Russell was named to the first team AP All American team, joining Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, Duke’s Jahlil Okafor, Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant and Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein. Russell’s final stats for the season were 19.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists per...
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New York Mets trade for lefty reliever

The New York Mets, dealing with the season-long absence of Josh Edgin, have traded for a left-handed relief pitcher. The Mets have acquired Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres will likely slot into Edgin’s role as the primary left-handed reliever. Torres has pitched 120 major league innings in his career and...
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Horse Racing: 2015 Kentucky Derby Special— A Star Is Born…

Move over American Pharaoh, Dortmund, Carpe Diem and the rest of the top three olds being pointed to the 2015 Kentucky Derby, there is a new kid on the block…. and his name is Mubtaahij. Owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, the son of Dubawi (Dubai Millenium) absolutely obliterated eight other rivals in the $2 million Emirates Derby Saturday night at Meydan Race Course...
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Detroit Pistons weekly: No Monroe, no problem

Monroe Twice now this season the Detroit Pistons have begun a peculiar hot streak following the unavailability of one of their “better” players. First, the team went on a 12-3 tear after Josh Smith was waived; now the team has begun a 5-2 surge since Greg Monroe has been sidelined with a knee injury. What makes it more curious is that before Smith was let go, the team was in...
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Boston Bruins: Pastrnak scores OT winner

This past Sunday was a big day in the Eastern Conference. The New York Rangers lost their second straight game, the Ottawa Senators lost to the Florida Panthers, and the big, bad, Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 in an overtime thriller. What does this mean for the point race? Well, the Bruins currently hold the second wildcard spot, as they are three points behind...
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Kansas City Chiefs 3-round draft predictions

The Kansas City Chiefs have four picks in the first three rounds of the NFL draft starting on April 30th. One came from the compensatory picks the league announced. Andy Reid has some issues to address but with the free agency moves he and John Dorsey have made make the draft a little easier to predict. Here are my predictions for picks that may happen. Round 1: Pick #18 Dorial Green...
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Chicago Cubs: Bryant, Russell, Baez sent down

With Opening Night just six days away, the Chicago Cubs on Monday sent down Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Javier Baez. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell may not be starting off the year with the Chicago Cubs, but their call just a matter of time. Cubs fans are probably chagrined about Bryant not starting the season with the club. There’s no doubt he grabbed a ton of headlines...
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Updated Houston Texans roster and first round pick analysis

After it seemed like the Houston Texans were done making moves to sign free agents, J.J. Watt reconstructed his contract which freed up just about $8 million dollars for this year’s salary cap. Although this may seem like Watt is getting less money than he had originally signed for, that is not the case. Watt’s bonus for this year has been adjusted and it has increased the bonus...
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Michigan State Basketball: Final Four Breakdown

Incredible. There is no other word to describe the fact that this team, THIS TEAM, is going to the Final Four. A little over a month ago Michigan State was on full bubble watch, now they are cutting down nets. Tom Izzo has worked his magic again and the chemistry of this team was able to come together at just the right time to earn a trip to Indy. Truly incredible. This is the ninth...
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Freep Column: How Travis Trice went from unknown to leader at Michigan State

In this week’s isportsweb Detroit Free Press guest column I take a look at Michigan State’s senior guard Travis Trice and his journey to stardom. Read the isportsweb column online in the Detroit Free Press every Monday and as always, preview the column here and continue reading at Freep.com. Tom Izzo has been known to work some magic with unheralded recruits, but the journey...
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Pittsburgh Steelers position review: Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season with a record of 11-5. Before completely moving onto the 2015 season, let’s take a look at how the Steelers performed in a phase of the game last season. Special teams is often a forgotten portion of the game. Pittsburgh had pretty average numbers across the board when it comes to their special teams unit. Shaun Suisham handled the...
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Milwaukee Bucks Weekly: Losing streak ends

The week that was The Milwaukee Bucks won two of the three games they played this week, putting a stop to their six game losing streak. The Bucks defeated the Miami Heat on Tuesday night and the Indiana Pacers on Thursday. However the team lost to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, bringing Milwaukee one game below .500. Game balls Despite Khris Middleton’s buzzer-beater...
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New York Yankees: Starting pitching the key to success in 2015

The New York Yankees have missed the playoffs for a second straight season.  Their season opener on April 6th is right around the corner. The Yankees are looking to make the playoffs again and get back to their winning tradition, however without overachieving starting pitching it could be a long year for the Yankees. After ending last season in second place in the AL East, the Yankees...
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Boston Red Sox: Three bold predictions for 2015

Expectations are once again high for the Boston Red Sox following a disappointing 2014 campaign. The team spent heavily in the offseason, revamping both the lineup and the rotation through free agency. Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez will add pop to the order and Wade Miley, Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson will provide depth in the rotation. Following a disastrous season that...
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Marc Gasol’s future with the Memphis Grizzlies in question?

Currently in sole possession of third place in the brutal Western Conference, the Memphis Grizzlies will certainly be looking forward to the coming months as they seek their first trip to the NBA finals in the team’s 20-year history.  However, once their season ends, the franchise will still be competing – not for wins – but rather to retain reigning defensive player of the...
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Los Angeles Kings: Desperate push for the playoffs

The Los Angeles Kings are about to finish a 5-game road trip on Monday against the Chicago Blackhawks. So far, the Kings have won three of the four games on the road trip as they beat the New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers and New York Islanders but lost on Saturday night to the trending Minnesota Wild. With one more game on the road trip, the Kings will look to gain two more points...
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NCAA Basketball: Final Four preview

After a few interesting elite eight games the Final Four is finally upon us. With many peoples brackets already busted its time to watch for the beauty of the game. With only 3 games left to watch, who will get to cut down the nets? We will look at each Final Four match up to try and predict who will be playing for a national championship. Kentucky vs. Wisconsin Kentucky Basketball...
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Indianapolis Colts: Mock Draft 1.0

With the guidance of FanSpeak’s mock draft simulator, and Matt Miller’s big board, I created a 4 round mock draft for the Indianapolis Colts. Let’s get to it: Round 1: Eric Kendricks, ILB, UCLA With players such as Marcus Peters and Eddie Goldman off the board, the best option here was Kendricks. I haven’t profiled him myself, but people tend to have positive things to...
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Green Bay Packers: Three free agents they should sign

While most people around the country are focused on how their brackets are doing, the Green Bay Packers and their management staff are still focused on how to bring the Lombardi trophy back home to Green Bay.  With some focus on the upcoming NFL draft, the Packers are also keeping watch on which free agents are still available.  The only signing the Packers have done this offseason...
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Iowa Football: An early look at the 2015 defense

Spring practice is underway for the Iowa Hawkeyes, and preparation has begun for the 2015 season. Head coach Kirk Ferentz will attempt to revive a team that failed to live up to expectations in 2014, struggling to a 7-6 record and ending the season with a loss to Tennessee in the TaxSlayer Bowl. When the Hawkeyes open 2015 against the Illinois State Redbirds on Sept. 5th, there will...
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