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MacKinnon for Calder: The NHL’s Next Big Thing Has Arrived

Nathan MacKinnon is the NHL's newest rookie phenom (Karl Gehring/Denver Post)

Nathan MacKinnon is the NHL’s newest rookie phenom (Karl Gehring/Denver Post) Nathan MacKinnon couldn’t have drawn up a better rookie season. The 18 year-old native of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia was labeled a hockey prodigy early in his playing career.  As a 16 year-old in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, he dazzled coaches and fellow More...

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By Alan Vartabedian On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Latest Cameron Maybin Injury Another Blow To San Diego Padres

(Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports) The past few seasons have been heart wrenching for the San Diego Padres, falling short of the playoffs last season, and looking for a berth this season.  The struggles for the organization More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 5 of 5: A Final Analyze of NCAA Bylaw 12.3

(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) The NCAA has been in the news in recent years for punishing players and programs for breaking bylaws, such as the no agent rule, yet they never explain what happens to the More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 4 of 5: Coach Spurrier’s College Athlete Payment System Idea

John Sommers Ii/Getty Images Steve Spurrier, one of the most famous college football coaches of all-time, was a college star himself.  Spurrier played college football for the University of Florida, where he was More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 3 of 5: The NCAA vs. Terrelle Pryor

(Photo: Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports) Terrelle Pryor, at one time considered the one of the top high school prospects of all-time, chose to take his talents to Ohio State in 2008. In his first game at Ohio State, More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 2 of 5: The NCAA vs. Reggie Bush

Reggie Bush was a two time All-American running back, National Champion and one of the most exciting college football players to take the field during his three years at USC. In 2005, he ran for an astonishing 1,740 More...

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By Kevin Dolan On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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NCAA: Evil Empire or Necessary Rule Maker? PART 1 of 5: The “Basic Purpose” of the NCAA

Division I Athletics has seen a large growth in popularity and monetarily over the last decade and a half.  This is because of the rise in talent that incoming collegiate athletes have. Today’s athletes are some More...

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By Alan Vartabedian On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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Where Will Ervin Santana Sign? He Should Consider the Minnesota Twins

This year’s MLB offseason has proven to be one of many twists and turns, even changing the face of some franchises.  The baseball world saw the departure of Robinson Cano from his role as the future face of More...

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By Jacque Medina On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Life is awkward for Auburn Football right now

In honor of national signing day, Auburn’s media staff got a little to excited when they prematurely uploaded a bio for new Alabama committee Rashaan Evans. The university must’ve been sure Evans was committing More...

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By Bob Whitney On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT – Team USA Curling: Meet Allison Pottinger

Allison Pottinger is a skip on the 2014 Team USA women’s curling squad which will be competing for Olympic Gold in the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, beginning February 5. Pottinger is currently a resident More...