Panthers make mistake with Steve Smith

Panthers make mistake with Steve Smith

Panther fans knew this day was coming, just not this soon and certainly not like this.

Last week, Carolina parted ways with Steve Smith, the receiver that was the face of the franchise and for years put the team on the map. There was backlash from the fan base which is to be expected- someone as fiery and talented as Smith was worshiped by Panther fans. The decision to release Smith will be hotly…

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Oregon basketball: Ducks get seven seed and BYU rematch

Oregon basketball: Ducks get seven seed and BYU rematch

It is arguably one of the most beloved times of the year for most sports fans. Regardless of the attention we gave to college basketball during the regular season, we can all agree that we are suddenly “experts” now that March Madness has rolled around. Whether you’re filling out one or five different brackets, one piece of advice that I can give you is that the Oregon basketball team will…

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Detroit Tigers rumors: shortstop edition

Detroit Tigers rumors: shortstop edition

When news breaks in Detroit Tigers camp of the magnitude of the Jose Iglesias injury, all hell breaks loose. Every Tigers writer with an audience has been taking to the web and prognosticating what GM Dave Dombrowski should do. But as we all know too well by now, Dombrowski will never tip his hand.

Now it’s my turn.

Here is the list of names that have already popped up in one form or another,…

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New York Mets: how to fill Jon Niese’s rotation spot

New York Mets: how to fill Jon Niese’s rotation spot

Jon Niese was projected to be the starter for the first game of the season for the New York Mets against the Nationals on March 31. However, given that Niese has only pitched four innings due to issues related to his elbow and shoulder, that is seriously in doubt. Niese did receive some positive news on his elbow from the MRI which showed that there was shown to be no structural damage. He will…

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Minnesota Twins: Filling Mauer’s shoes

Minnesota Twins: Filling Mauer’s shoes

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Joe Mauer

When 6-time All-Star player Joe Mauer announced that he was moving to first base permanently due to concussion-related issues, it has been debated who will step up and fill his shoes as catcher for the Minnesota Twins. Prospects for the position include Josmil Pinto, Chris Herrmann, Eric Fryer, and Kurt Suzuki.

In this article I’ll look at each of the prospects for the catcher position.…

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Michigan Basketball: NCAA Tournament preview

Michigan Basketball: NCAA Tournament preview

The Michigan Wolverines (25-8, 15-3) are the #2 seed in the Midwest Region and will begin their quest for an NCAA Championship on Thursday win they play the #15 seed Wofford (20-12, 11-5). The game will be played at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Tip is scheduled for 7:10pm (EST) and the game will be televised on CBS.

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Nik Stauskas

The Wofford Terriers finished…

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Detroit Tigers: the Jose Iglesias fallout

Detroit Tigers: the Jose Iglesias fallout

Here’s what the Detroit Tigers know regarding Jose Iglesias. He has brittle shins, apparently. A condition noted as shin splints that was also an issue last year has now been labeled as stress fractures (I’m not sure how different one is from the other but neither sounds good). He will see specialists in the coming days to determine the extent of the damage. And he will definitely be starting the…

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Michigan basketball to play MSU in Big Ten tourney finale

Michigan basketball to play MSU in Big Ten tourney finale

The last time Michigan basketball won the Big Ten Tournament was in the tourney’s inaugural season back in 1998. That win was vacated due to NCAA sanctions. The last time Michigan State won it was just two years ago, which was their 3rd Big Ten Tourney title in the event’s 17-year history. The last time Michigan played Michigan State in the BTT was….never. That streak is over.

As predicted in my…

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Michigan Basketball outlasts Ohio State, moves on to Big Ten Tournament championship

Michigan Basketball outlasts Ohio State, moves on to Big Ten Tournament championship

I’m not sure I could express in words what I would give for a blowout.

For the second time in less than 24 hours, Michigan has produced a textbook nailbiter undoubtedly responsible for an array of new gray hairs on my head. After surviving a last-second scare against IllinoisFriday afternoon, the Wolverines welcomed longtime nemesis Ohio State in the semifinal round of the Big Ten Tournament in…

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Michigan Basketball to face Ohio State in semi finals of Big Ten Tournament

Michigan Basketball to face Ohio State in semi finals of Big Ten Tournament

Michigan (24-7, 15-3) advanced to the semi-finals of the Big Ten Tournament with a narrow 64-63 victory over Illinois. Next up for the Wolverines will be the Ohio State Buckeyes (25-8, 10-8). Tip off is scheduled for 1:40 pm and the game will be televised on CBS.

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The Buckeyes knocked off Nebraska in their quarterfinal match up. They required a furious second half comeback to…

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