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X-Factors in the NL Postseason for Each Team

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The five teams in the National League appear to be locked for the postseason. The Milwaukee Brewers are the only team that still remain outside looking in and still have a shot at the second wild card spot, but they remain 4.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second wild card spot. It  seems very unlikely that they will make it to the playoffs, whic gives Pittsburgh the sixth seed. Meanwhile, in the division races, the Giants sit 4.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Pirates are 2.5 games behind the St. Louis…

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10 Goal Spectacular – Real Madrid Demolish Deportivo La Coruna

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Real Madrid once again (sort of) made history in La Liga today, by defeating Deportivo La Coruna at the Razior, with an unbelievable score of 8 to 2. Before today, Deportivo's largest number of goals conceded at their home stadium came from a 7 to 0 defeat to Barcelona in 1998. The powerhouse that is Madrid was able break that record with a Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick, a Gareth Bale brace, a brace by Javier Hernandez, and a well placed shot by James Rodriguez. The first half began with neither team able to gain any ground. Deportivo knew that they…

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Ozil Silences Critics; Arsenal Take Out Aston Villa

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A span of 192 seconds put away the game, only in the first half. Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-0, and they didn’t need much time to do so, with Ozil and Welbeck finding the back of the net, in addition to an own goal by Aston Villa. Ozil finally silenced critics and Arsenal fans alike, reminding everyone of his superstar ability. He struck in the 33rd minute, sending the ball past the goalkeeper’s right side. A minute later, Ozil assisted on a beautiful cross to new boy Welbeck, who scored his first for the Gunners today. If that wasn’t enough,…

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Van Gaal: “Real Madrid will not sell Cristiano Ronaldo”

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Manchester United coach Louis Van Gaal spoke at a press conference about a possible return of Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford. Although the Dutch is supportive of this assumption, but believes that Real Madrid will not let the Portuguese go. "I would say the same as I said about Falcao. Players like Ronaldo bring extra quality to the team, but I think that Real Madrid would not sell Cristiano", said Van Gaal. "It’s a discussion that is always in the papers," he concluded in relation to Cristiano Ronaldo. In recent weeks, the British press have reported that Manchester United will…

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NFL Week 3 Previews and Predictions, Part 2

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The previews are brought to you by Derek Tang. "Xandro's Fearless Predictions" are brought to you by Alexandro H. Zatarain. Xandro's Overall Record: 15-17 (Last Week: 7-9) Sunday, September 21st    San Diego Chargers (1-1) @  Buffalo Bills (2-0) 1:00 pm ET @ Ralph Wilson Stadium (CBS) San Diego comes in hot on the heels of an impressive win against the defending Super Bowl champions Seattle. Losing Ryan Mathews hurts their ability to control the game, so it will be up to Philip Rivers' arm and the hands of Keenan Allen and the evergreen Antonio Gates if they are to upend…

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MLB Division Races: 3 Down, 3 To Go

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Three of the six Major League Baseball divisions officially have champions. On September 17, the Los Angeles Angels clinched the American League West with a 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. That win dropped the Angels' magic number to one, so they needed the Oakland Athletics to lose to the MLB-worst Texas Rangers. The Athletics obliged by losing 6-1, giving the title to  the Halos. The Angels joined the Baltimore Orioles (A.L. East) and Washington Nationals (N.L. East), who both clinched their respective divisions two nights earlier.  These two teams set up a potential World Series battle between two cities…

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NFL Week 3 Previews and Predictions, Part 1 (Thursday game)

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Thursday. September 18  Tampa Bay Buccaneers @  Atlanta Falcons   8:25 pm ET @ Georgia Dome (CBS/NFLN) The Buccaneers have had the benefit to be "drama-free" but not so fortunate in the wins column. Coming is as the second-worst passing team in the league, the Bucs are yet to find a spark. In the first two games of the regular season, Josh McCown is 38 for 56 for 362 yards, 2 TDs, 3 INTs, and 2 fumbles. Both games were played at home and yet the Bucs were able to find a way to lose at home. Oddly, both of…

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The Angels Are Flying High

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Congratulations to the new 2014 AL West Division Champions. After a few disappointing seasons, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are finally back on top as AL West Champions for the first time since 2009 after they defeated the Seattle Mariners Wednesday night at home and the A's lost to the Rangers. Not only did they win the West, but they are looking like legitimate World Series contenders, winning 8 of their last 10 games. They are currently the hottest team in baseball and were the first team to clinch a playoff spot this year. Two years ago, however, this…

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FC Barcelona take the win against APOEL

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The Champions League kicked off yesterday with very impressive games being played and seeing the top 32 teams of Europe go face to face to reach the final which will be held in Berlin in May of next year. Today, eight games were played and we saw Chelsea tie with Schalke, Bayern Munich beating Manchester City, Roma demolishing CSKA Moskva, Porto also demolishing Bate, PSG who shares the table with FC Barcelona tying with Ajax and Barcelona facing APOEL. Today we saw FC Barcelona face APOEL and they seemed to struggle to get anything behind the net for the first…

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Week 3 NFL Power Rankings

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Past Power Rankings: Week 1, Week 2 Who says the NFL isn't exciting? The Seahawks have fallen, the Browns and Bills are on the rise, and the Texans are leading the AFC South! We couldn't ask for a better start to the season. Well, some of us could but it wouldn't be as fun. This was definitely a tough week to do, considering the amount of teams that surprised us. But hey, it keeps things exciting. Let the Power Rankings commence! 1. Denver Broncos , 2-0 (Last Week: 2) 1 I didn't think their game against the Chiefs would be so close.…

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