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Knicks want Marc Gasol, do they know what they’re asking for?

Marc Gasol let it be known that he'd be interested in talking to the New York Knicks, but is that what Phil Jackson ultimately wants? The post The Knicks Want Marc Gasol But Do They Know What They’re Asking For? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Be careful how loudly you cheer on Mo'ne Davis' olive branch

Mo'Ne Davis' forgiveness of a college baseball player for a tasteless tweet doesn't mean that a woman's worth should ever be compromised. Ever. The post Be Careful How Loudly You Cheer On Mo’ne Davis’ Olive Branch appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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The top 100 players in baseball: 25-11

As we work our way down the top 100 baseball players of 2015, we find a group of perennial MVP contenders, as well as a World Series superhero along the way. The post The Top 100 Baseball Players Of 2015: #25-11 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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An identity in flux: Harden and the collective consciousness

Who is James Harden, really? I’ve spent the better part of the last fortnight trying to solve this riddle and have come to the conclusion that the answer is perpetually..... The post An Identity In Flux: James Harden And The Collective Consciousness appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Alonzo Mourning confirms “Who wants to sex Mutombo?”

Alonzo Mourning confirms one of the greatest urban legends in NBA history. WHO WANTS TO SEX MUTOMBO is very real (and it worked). The post Alonzo Mourning Confirms Dikembe Mutombo’s “Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?” Pickup Line appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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How a basketball-themed art exhibit changed perceptions

Regardless of how much we have learned about athletes over the years, there is still a school of thought that these are performers and performers only. They exist to entertain;..... The post Changing The Game: How Hoops And Visual Arts Combined to Change Perceptions appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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The top 100 players in baseball: 50-26

As the countdown of the top 100 players in baseball for 2015 turns the corner into its top 50 today, the margin of difference between its ranks gets tighter. Yet..... The post The Top 100 Players In Baseball Of 2015: #50-26 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Shock The World Chronicles: The NCAA Tournament in the Steel City

Today, the Sweet 16 officially kicks off. It’s taken just about this much time for my mind and body to recover from this past weekend-plus in Pittsburgh, taking in my..... The post Shock the World Chronicles: The NCAA Tournament In The Steel City appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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The Top 100 Baseball Players of 2015: #75-51

The countdown continues as we breakdown the top 100 baseball players of 2015, moving along to #75 through #51 - including a pair of top shortstops. The post The Top 100 Baseball Players of 2015: #75-51 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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The Top 100 Baseball Players Of 2015: #100-76

It has become a spring tradition to close out the long, cold affair that is the baseball-less winter with a look at the best of what awaits in the summer..... The post The Top 100 Baseball Players Of 2015: #100-76 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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When Eduardo Najera became my spirit animal

Eduardo Najera was the man at Oklahoma, and he's the reason why many root for Sooner basketball to this day. The post When Eduardo Najera Became My Spirit Animal appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Mike Trout is the face of Major League Baseball

Who is the face of Major League Baseball? TSFJ sought out to find the truth and in turn realized, there is not much of a question to ask. The post Trout’s Triumph: Mike Trout Is TSFJ’s 2015 Face of Major League Baseball appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Report: Paul George nearing his return with Pacers

Paul George is preparing to officially return to the Indiana Pacers after his gruesome leg break last August. The Eastern Conference playoffs just got fun. The post The Eastern Conference Playoffs Just Got Interesting As Paul George Prepares For Debut appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March Madness isn’t the NBA sneak preview it used to be

For years, hoops fans used to see the NCAA men's tournament as the window into the futures of NBA prospects. These days, that window is a little cloudy. The post March Madness Isn’t The Sneak Preview Of NBA Talent It Used To Be appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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David D. vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Stephen Curry At Davidson Era Episode)

On this edition of TVP, we talked to David D. of Moguldom Media to discuss Stephen Curry, the Davidson Wildcats, Pelicans vs. Thunder and all things NOLA. The post David D. vs. Eddie Maisonet (The Stephen Curry At Davidson Era Episode) appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Ron Hunter, RJ Hunter And The Georgia State Panthers Provide A Shining Moment

What's more awesome than a coach tearing his ACL and then falling off his stool after his son hits a game winner in the NCAA tournament? Nothing. The post Ron Hunter, RJ Hunter And The Georgia State Panthers Provide A Shining Moment appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Eric Kelly talks Chris Rock, Vladimir Putin, Cuban boxers and more

Wolrd famous nerd trainner, Eric Kelly, is back in the house with another slew of jokes, hard truths, and boxing insight. Don't miss it! The post Eric Kelly Talks Chris Rock, Vladimir Putin, Cuban Boxers And More! appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Is 3-on-3 overtime a good choice for the NHL?

It's an old-school versus new-school debate on how to handle overtimes in the NHL. 3-on-3 or the tie game? You decide while we ponder. The post The NHL Goes Back To The Pond: How Do We Feel About 3-On-3? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Seven players to watch in the NCAA Tournament

By Johnathan Tillman / @thetillshow Here at TSFJ, we gave you the Tournament Primer. Now, I’m here to give you a few players to keep in mind as you vigorously..... The post 7 Players To Watch In The NCAA Tournament appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Raymond Felton's college basketball reign turns 10

Raymond Felton is an overweight 3rd-string point guard in the NBA. 10 years ago, he was the best guard in the land for the champion North Carolina Tar Heels. The post Before He Was Fat: Raymond Felton’s College Basketball Reign appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Your official 2015 NCAA March Madness primer

By Josh Naso / @silverfox8008  It’s Tuesday. It’s St. Patty’s Day. And it’s time for the Big Dance to finally kick off. Everyone has a few remaining moments to fill..... The post Your 2015 NCAA Tournament Primer appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Kovalev defeats Pascal, but are kinks exposed in Krusher's craft?

Sergey Kovalev continues his reign as the best light heavyweight in the world with a victory over Jean Pascal, but he also seems more human. The post Kinks In Krusher Kovalev’s Craft? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter?

Anthony "Showtime" Pettis is back tonight at UFC 185, against tough X, Rafael Dos Anjos. With Pettis in the cage, fireworks are guaranteed. The post UFC 185: Another Opportunity For Anthony Pettis To Shine Or Shatter? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Jamie Foxx confirms role in Scorsese biopic on Mike Tyson

Jamie Foxx, Mike Tyson and Martin Scorsese are officially collaborating on a movie project on the life of Iron Mike. Giddiness abounds. The post Jamie Foxx Confirms His Role In The Mike Tyson Biopic Produced By Martin Scorsese appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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The Big Dance: Villanova takes on Run-DMC

Back at my blogging origins, The House That Glanville Built, I began a mostly regular Friday series called “It’s Friday, Time to Dance.” The premise behind it is that there..... The post The Big Dance: Villanova Takes On Run-DMC appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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