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Wolverine Walkthrough, Game 20: Wisconsin at Michigan Preview and Prediction

Despite bad injury news regarding Caris LeVert this week, the Michigan Wolverines have held together solidly, scoring a 54-50 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Such games will be considered must-win if the Wolverines are to hang on to their … Continue reading

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Brandon Jennings’ Confident, Selfless Play At Point Guard Helping Revive Detroit Pistons

For the first part of 2014, many (yours truly certainly included) were calling for Brandon Jennings to be shipped far, far away from the Detroit Pistons. He wasn’t playing well, didn’t look engaged with his teammates on the court and … Continue reading

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Rapping Red Wings: Detroit’s Early Survival Without Jimmy Howard Impressive

Last week, the Detroit Red Wings lost all-star representative goaltender Jimmy Howard in crushing fashion, but you’d never know by looking at the standings. Instead of falling flat post-Howard, Detroit has survived and adapted quite well with the tandem of … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, Terrapin Edition: Michigan State vs. Maryland Preview

For the first time as fellow members of the Big Ten, the Michigan State Spartans will hit the road to tangle with the Maryland Terrapins Saturday afternoon. Earlier this season, Maryland snuck out of East Lansing with a double overtime … Continue reading

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Local Big Ten Hoops Review: Michigan State Shows Toughness, Resilience Key To Turnaround

For some, it’s hard to conceive that a gut check would come for a basketball team in early January during only the second week of the conference slate. It can happen, and did to the Michigan State Spartans, who rallied … Continue reading

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Jimmy Howard’s Injury Presents Latest Key Moment For Detroit Red Wings

Right up there with the changing of the seasons, taxes and death on life’s certainties scale should be injuries to significant Detroit Red Wings’ contributors. Here we go again. This time, the injury bug struck the goaltender position in a … Continue reading

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Spartan Jump Shots, Hawkeye Edition: Michigan State vs. Iowa Preview

The Michigan State Spartans’ climb back from a pair of humbling home losses saw an important first step on Monday night. The Spartans throttled the Indiana Hoosiers 70-50 en-route to their first Big Ten win. Now, they must hit the … Continue reading

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Revved-Up Detroit Pistons Suddenly Soaring Without Malcontent Josh Smith

Can one player really make the difference between winning and losing? In most cases, that’s debatable, but for the Detroit Pistons, it’s beginning to look like there should be no discussion. Since releasing Josh Smith in late December, the team … Continue reading

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