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(VIDEO) Remembering Princess Lacey ᴴᴰ

Lacey Holsworth was an adorable little girl with a big heart. She was diagnosed with cancer at a very young age, and has just recently passed away. Her friendship with Michigan State Basketball’s Adreian Payne expands her story to world-wide proportions. Adreian’s relationship with Lacey is both heroic and inspiring. The video is made to recap Lacey’s life and the connection...
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Emotional Tuesday Night at the Cell for White Sox, Red Sox

In Tuesday’s White Sox Red Sox game, there was a clear nod of respect to the past. Ex-White Sox players A.J. Pierzynski and Jake Peavy returned to the South Side of Chicago, every player was wearing the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, and it marked that one year had passed since the deadly Boston Marathon bombings. If you remember, last year, the day after the bombings,...
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Iowa basketball recruit profile: Brady Ellingson

Like almost all of its peers around the country, the Iowa basketball program is dealing with the loss of a few players following the recently completed 2013-14 season. As much fun as it can be reminiscing about the careers of departed Hawkeyes like Devyn Marble, it’s all the more enjoyable to look ahead to the future. So I’ll do just that, and start off with the first player...
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New England Patriots Mock Draft (v.5)

Hi everyone, welcome to the 5th edition of iSportsWeb’s New England Patriots Mock Draft aka Patriots Mock Draft V: The Face of Draft. Glad to have you. As a quick refresher, here are the first, second, third, and fourth editions of the draft, which you can take a look at. Guys, the draft is almost here. Like three weeks away. Things are getting serious. The last free agents are...
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Top five impact newcomers for Temple

Aaron Ruff (photo credit: Michael Bryant/Philadelphia Inquirer) Temple football looks to have a bounce back year after a tough start in the Matt Rhule era. The Owls finished 2-10 overall with a dismal record of 1-7 in the American Athletic Conference. But the best thing about sports is when a new season arrives, the slate is wiped clean, and Rhule’s squad is looking to get Temple...
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USC Trojans & UCLA Bruins Rivalry: A new chapter

Los Angeles is no longer defined by USC or UCLA alone. Instead, this year each team will be fighting for the title of the Pac-12 South. While UCLA may be the favorite, USC is not too far behind. Of late, much has been written about the proverbial changing of the guards in Los Angeles from USC to UCLA. USC is pushing back and should make this year an interesting one to watch in LA...
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Michigan loses Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III to the NBA Draft

For years, University of Michigan basketball coaches and fans were simply worried about getting into the NCAA Tournament. Five berths in six years into March Madness, including a trip to the National Championship and Elite Eight the past two seasons, has presented new kinds of problems for the Wolverines: the early departure of talented players to the NBA. A year after Trey Burke...
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MSU basketball: Branden Dawson returning for senior year

MSU basketball’s 2014-2015 hopes increased dramatically with today’s announcement from Branden Dawson that he will return to East Lansing for his senior year. Here are the quotes from the press release sent out from MSU shortly after 5pm tonight, approximately 24 hours after Gary Harris declared that he was foregoing his final two seasons of eligibility at MSU. Branden Dawson...
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Why the Los Angeles Kings made the playoffs

Anze Kopitar puts a move on a defender. The Los Angeles Kings are set to begin their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. At times this season, it appeared that the Kings may not even make the playoffs. Their offense has been a huge problem for most of the year, but their defense constantly shut teams down all year and put them in positions to win games...
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Wisconsin Basketball: Is Traevon Jackson the right fit at point guard?

For the past two years, Wisconsin has called Traevon Jackson their starting point guard. In that span he has accumulated 620 points, 218 rebounds, and 237 assists. With Jackson at the helm, Wisconsin reached it’s first Final Four since 2000. That said, Jackson has also provided fans with plenty face-palms. So many, that dare I say deserves a benching? That might be a little too...
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Barry Rohrssen leaving the Pitt basketball program

If the rumors are true Pitt assistant coach Barry “Slice” Rohrssen is leaving the program to become an assistant coach at Kentucky under head coach John Calipari. The news was first reported by SNY’s Adam Zagoria on twitter yesterday morning: Barry "Slice" Rohrssen to Kentucky is "done," source tells @SNYtv — Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) April 14, 2014...
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Tennessee Basketball: Gonzo Cuonzo

Just two weeks after turning down the Marquette job, the Tennessee athletics department announced Tuesday that third-year head coach Cuonzo Martin has left the Tennessee basketball team to take the same job at California-Berkley. This comes after Martin’s most successful season not only with the Vols, but as a head coach in general as he led the team to his first Sweet 16, and...
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Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche: Series preview and prediction

The Minnesota Wild open the first round of the playoffs Thursday against the dynamic and Central Division surprise Colorado Avalanche. The Avs have flourished this season behind a cast of budding superstars and a fiery coach in Patrick Roy. The question now is how this potent team will fair in the playoffs against the more seasoned Wild who have a worse record, but boast more experience...
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World Cup: the bigger picture

The 2014 World Cup Brazil is less than two months away and the only thing people are talking about is soccer, soccer and more soccer. But preparing a country for one of the world’s largest sporting events involves more. There is a bigger picture than just the game of soccer. Most people are unaware, but Brazil has been undergoing drastic changes. In order to get ready for the World...
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Time for Roger Goodell to suspend Aldon Smith

Roger Goodell has branded himself as one of the toughest disciplinarians in the history of professional sports commissioners. While he is not a favorite amongst players, and is often criticized for the way he handled Bounty Gate in New Orleans, there is a situation in San Francisco that demands his action. Aldon Smith has become the face of trouble in the Bay Area. And he is in trouble...
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Tampa Bay Rays lose Matt Moore for the season

The Tampa Bay Rays have lost one of the key members of their starting rotation.  Matt Moore will have season ending Tommy John surgery next week.  In a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 7, Moore left late in the game with discomfort in his elbow.  Originally, the Rays had placed him on the 15-day disabled list, but after a catch session on Monday, the team determined...
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WWE: The Shield vs. Evolution is on

Unlike the Alabama crowd, most WWE fans were ecstatic to hear “Evolution is a mystery.” The WWE is finally getting things right and it is going to be fun to watch. One of the greatest factions in WWE history is back and they’re feuding with what might be the hottest thing in WWE today. On the April 14th edition of Monday Night RAW, we saw the Shield fight an 11-3 handicap match...
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Miami Heat fail to get one seed in the East

The race for the number one seed in the Eastern Conference has finally come to an end. The Miami Heat have officially clinched the number two seed in the Eastern Conference after their 114-93 blowout loss to the Washington Wizards. LeBron James and Chris Bosh were given the night off, so I know the Heat weren’t overly concerned about the one seed in the East. The Heat are built...
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Milwaukee Bucks clinch NBA’s worst record

It has been a season of absolute futility for the Milwaukee Bucks, and after last night’s loss to Toronto, the team officially confirmed its doormat status by clinching the league’s worst record. To many Bucks fans, this is actually good news. By clinching the worst record, Milwaukee now has the best lottery odds of claiming the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s highly touted...
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Clemson Football: Top 3 position battles to watch

With the loss of impact players including Tajh Boyd, Sammy Watkins, Martavis Bryant, and Rod Hall left Clemson Football fans somewhat unsure of the future of the program. However, after the annual Orange and White game on Saturday, fans can see that Clemson Football has a promising future. One of the most anticipated position battles of the ACC for the upcoming season is the battle...
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Alabama football has dealt with finding new quarterback before

The last time the Alabama football team lost by 14 points in the Sugar Bowl was in 2008, and that team also had to deal with finding a new starting quarterback the next season. What’s the good news? Alabama went on to win the 2009 National Championship the following season. What does this mean? It means that Alabama has been in this situation before, and they handled it very well...
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Michigan’s offensive line remains unsettled heading into the summer

One of the most disconcerting facets of the Brady Hoke era has been the lackluster play of Michigan’s offensive line. Despite being anchored the last few seasons by Taylor Lewan, a two-time Big Ten offensive lineman of the year, the Wolverines’ line has been pushed around and overrun by opposing defenses. Michigan’s run game has been abysmal, U-M ranked 102nd nationally in...
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How will the Los Angeles Angels will make the postseason?

The Los Angeles Angels have gotten off to a .500 season, well now they’re one game under .500 with a loss today and it may seem sort of disappointing but after the past two seasons where they have gotten off to miserable Aprils, this April is off to a hot start. Ernesto Frieri was unable to hold the lead against the A’s and has gotten off to a rough start with a 6.75 ERA, allowing...
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Phoenix Coyotes season in review

In the waning moments of the NHL season, the last game of the Phoenix Coyotes season against the Dallas Stars was forming into one of intense proportions – a play-in game of sorts. Winner goes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and loser goes home. Well, the Phoenix Coyotes got their win, a 2-1 victory to end the season. The only problem – it was their only win in the month of April...
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Why the Pittsburgh Penguins made the playoffs

It’s playoff time once again, and for the  Pittsburgh Penguins that means another Division title and another shot at claiming Lord Stanley’s Cup. The Penguins amassed 109 points this season to claim the Metropolitan Division title and earn a #1 seed in the division.  Despite losing nearly 500 man games to injury, the Pens were able to keep rolling, amassing the second-most...
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