Why the Clippers won’t win the NBA Championship

Chris Paul is without a doubt one of the best point guards in the NBA, Blake Griffin is one of the most athletically rounded players in the league, and DeAndre Jordan has emerged as a premier rim protector and superior big man.  So will this be the year the Los Angeles Clippers win the NBA championship? No it will not.

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Phoenix Jones: If Batman Were Real

I’m not crazy. I need to start this article off by telling you that, just so you would think I’ve totally lost my mind when I tell you that those movies you see with the man in the bat suit kicking the living crap out of a bunch of sorry suckers who thought they were gangsters–those movies aren’t all that

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Why Kentucky Won’t Go All The Way

An undefeated team that has not faced a challenging opponent all season – what stands in the way of University of Kentucky, the number one pick to win the whole tournament? Kentucky is the dream team and, if they win it all, will be the first team since the 1976 Indiana University Hoosiers to be the undefeated champions. It seems

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FIFA – The Kid That Steals Your Lunch Money

Why, FIFA, why? Why must you do this to us soccer fans? A winter World Cup in Qatar? I mean come on, we all think you’re corrupt, but do you have to make it so blatant? This is an atrocious idea, FIFA. There are literally too many reasons to count as to why this should never happen. But alas, the

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Life, Liberty, and the Great American Keeper

There are few certainties when it comes to international soccer. Teams may perform above or below their capabilities in a World Cup (ex: Costa Rica and Spain respectively). Individual players may carry their teams on their backs, or drag them down into the depths of obscurity. Despite all of these continually changing variables, one constant remains: the United States Men’s

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Always Cheer for Upsets Over Your Bracket

By Ryan Patterson If you have a perfect bracket right now, congratulations, you are a sorcerer. If you have an awful bracket, don’t feel bad, plenty of others are right there with you. You probably still have a decent bracket, though, like most people. Despite Iowa State and Baylor losing, no extremely outrageous upsets happened that eliminated popular Final Four

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It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad March

Did you know what the definition of insanity is? Insanity is doing the same exact thing, over and over and over again, and expecting things to change. Now that–that’s crazy. Yet here we are, filling out our brackets and betting this week’s paycheck on which 12-seed is going to pull off the big upset in the first round of the NCAA

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5 Teams to Watch This March

The only thing more predictable than Obama picking all the #1 seeds in March is that March Madness will, again, be full of upsets, buzzer beaters, excitement and heartbreak. This season, everyone is talking about Kentucky bringing home the championship, seeing they have yet to lose this year. Other popular picks include Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova, Arizona among other teams. Here

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The Dreaded 5 vs 12 Matchup

Remember North Dakota State, Harvard, and Stephen F. Austin from last year? Ole Miss, California, and Oregon from the year prior to that? And Virginia Commonwealth and South Florida in 2013? What do all of these teams have in common? Yes, most of them are mid-major programs who normally don’t have fantastic basketball teams, but they all were 12 seeds

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: Midwest

The major Kentucky question(s), Cinderella favorites and surprise seeding. Welcome to the Midwest region. For those that are curious, the Midwest region is the first region we’ve had in a long time that actually, ya know, has teams from the midwest. Yeah there’s a couple outliers in Maryland and Buffalo, but every other team is at least feasibly definable as “midwestern”. There’s

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