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    Most Underrated, Overrated CFB Players

    Remember back in 1993, when ESPN’s Beano Cook predicted that Notre Dame quarterback Ron Powlus would win the Heisman twice? That’s the definition of overrating a player...

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    Picking NFL's Biggest Rookie Surprises

    It wasn’t too long ago that with the exception of top draft picks, rookie seasons in the NFL were viewed as developmental years...

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    NBA 200: Top Centers of 2014-15

    Historically, centers have dominated the NBA . That's not quite true in 2014-15, due to the prominence of small ball and three-heavy schemes, but quite a few big men nevertheless thrive in the modern-day Association all the same...

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    Who Got Better, Worse in NFL Offseason?

    The 2015 NFL offseason was one of the most eventful in recent memory, and that’s true without even taking the scandals into consideration...

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    Pro Comparisons for Top Draft Prospects

    Each top prospect in the NBA draft is his own man. He'll carve out a unique legacy for himself in the ranks of professional basketball, and he'll do so while building his own strengths and weaknesses...

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    25 Greatest Games in History of CFB

    Here's a reminder, as if you needed one: College football is unpredictable. That makes this sport, however bass-ackwards it may be at times with the way it's operated, so much fun...

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    Report Cards for Every MLB Team

    Report-card season can be a stressful time of year. Just ask clubs like the Oakland Athletics and the Milwaukee Brewers, who will be racing to their mailboxes to snag those progress reports before their owners find out just how poorly they've done...

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    Power Ranking NFL QB Depth Charts

    With the draft over and summer camp beginning, the NFL season is nearing its official start. The league prides itself on being fair and balanced, striving for parity, but its success largely revolves around one position: quarterback...

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    NBA Draft Lottery Predictions for Every Team

    With just one day before the NBA draft lottery, fortunes for several 2015 bottom-feeders are about to become much more clear...

Recent Headlines

Saturday 04/25/2015
Virginia native Sipola honored
Posted: April 25, 2015

OKEMOS, Mich. — Bill Sipola did just about everything during his time as a Blue Devils athlete.

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Can the Wild put the Blues away?
Posted: April 25, 2015

HIBBING — At first, I was going to write about the Minnesota Wild wasting a chance to put a stranglehold on their best-of-seven series against St. Louis by losing 6-1 last Wednesday.

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Saturday 04/18/2015
Nearly impossible dream comes true: Grinsteinner earns her way to Boston Marathon
Posted: April 18, 2015

HIBBING — Up until four years ago, Kelly Grinsteinner had never owned a pair of running shoes.

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Friday 04/17/2015
Dream come true: Casey finally gets to run in Boston Marathon
Posted: April 17, 2015

CHISHOLM — When Sigrid Casey started running marathons in 2008, her ultimate goal was to run in Boston.

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Saturday 04/11/2015
Twins need lots of work
Posted: April 11, 2015

HIBBING — In typical fashion, I was going to rip the Minnesota Twins on their fantastic start to the season, but I’ll be a little bit more lenient because they actually won a game Friday against the Chicago White Sox.

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Saturday 04/04/2015
Gophers did not show up
Posted: April 04, 2015

HIBBING — I want to write about the University of Minnesota men’s hockey team and their collapse in the NCAA Tournament, but it would be too easy to rip on the Gophers.

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Friday 04/03/2015
USA finishes fifth at 2015 Ford World Men’s Championship
Posted: April 03, 2015

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Team USA finished fifth after losing the tiebreaker game to Finland, 6-5, Friday afternoon at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Championship.

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Thursday 04/02/2015
Shuster plays waiting game at Worlds
Posted: April 02, 2015

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — The waiting game. That’s what Team USA will now play after finishing the round robin with a 6-5 record at the 2015 Ford World Men’s Championship.

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