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VIKINGS MUST BEAT BEARS

The Minnesota Vikings may look dead in the water, but there are plenty of great reasons they should give it their all in week 17 against the Chicago Bears. Week 16 of the 2016 NFL season is in the books, and it was a crushing one for fans of the Minnesota Vikings. Not only was […]

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The Patriots’ road to the Super Bowl

   The New England Patriots remained No. 2 in this week’s NFL Power Rankings, but are still considered the Super Bowl favorites. According to ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI), the Patriots have a 40 percent chance to win the Super Bowl this season, more than double the chance of any other NFL team. The Patriots have won their […]

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Says He Has Accepted UFC 209 Bout

Top UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has agreed to fight at UFC 209. Now he’s waiting to see what comes of it. Nurmagomedov told the UFC asked him about a fight with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209, a fight which he gladly accepted. “UFC asked me about this fight (with Ferguson), March 4, UFC 209, and […]

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Rockets rookie Chinanu Onuaku – Underhanded Freethrow

With Clint Capela on the shelf, Houston Rockets rookie Chinanu Onuaku has been called up from the D-League to contribute. And he has brought the underhand free throw back to the   Onuaku started shooting that way at Louisville in college, and it brought him success. This feature from the Sporting News talked about the […]

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Lakers finally win against Clippers 111-102

A win offers breathing room for the Los Angeles Lakers, and on Christmas Day, they got some. Fittingly, Laker Nick Young hit the game’s last field goal. He was  the only Laker who was also on the team in 2013, the last time the Lakers beat the Clippers before an 11-game losing streak — the […]

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Cain Velasquez off UFC 207 card as NSAC won’t approve fighter

A heavyweight rematch between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum scheduled for next week’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas has been canceled. The Nevada State Athletic Commission opted to not approve Velasquez (14-2) to compete, due to medical issues. “Based on medical records, interviews and the best judgment of Chairman Anthony Marnell, attorney general J. […]

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TOM BRADY KILLS NEW YORK JETS

What did we expect? Bill Belichick does not sleepwalk through football games, but there was every opportunity to on Saturday. The Patriots scored their first two touchdowns of the game on simple post routes with no safety help over the top. The second was scored by Matt Lengel, a 25-year-old man from Mechanicsburg, Pa., who has never […]

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After so Many losses, Miami Heat Need a Break !!!

As the Miami Heat headed into their three-day Christmas break they were the human embodiment of those Southwest commercials. They needed to get away. After yet another close loss, this time 91-87 Friday to the New Orleans Pelicans, coach Erik Spoelstra said an exhale is needed, with the Heat not to resume their schedule until Tuesday against Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City […]

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Russell Westbrook is making 45-point triple-doubles look normal

Russell Westbrook’s 2016-17 season has the potential to be truly historic. In addition to his well publicized pursuit of a triple-double average for the season, Westbrook is a top candidate for MVP — we listed him as the early frontrunner for the award this week — and figures to be the focus of attention as […]

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AJ STYLES VS JOHN CENA

On paper, this is an exciting and unpredictable match. It’s a perfect era vs. era vs. era struggle that encapsulates WWE’s identity crisis. In reality, however, the result seems all but assured. AJ Styles will be retaining the WWE World Championship because that is the only result that makes any sort of narrative or business […]