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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Defenses To Draft

Good rule of thumb: Wait on defenses. Here’s our top 12 fantasy football defenses to draft.

08/09/2013

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NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL Preseason

This weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.

08/05/2013

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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.

07/30/2013

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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…

07/23/2013

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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..

07/16/2013

Dave Sappelt #17 of the Chicago Cubs hits an RBI single, scoring Dioner Navarro (not pictured) as Tony Cruz #48 of the St. Louis Cardinals catches during the third inning at Wrigley Field on July 13, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Garza Pitches Cubs To 6-4 Victory Over Cardinals

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Garza is working deep into games and racking up wins during one of the best stretches of his career. Alfonso Soriano is on quite a tear at the plate. While the […]

07/14/2013

Brian Bogusevic #47 of the Chicago Cubs can't make a play on a double off the bat go Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals as Alfonso Soriano #12 is nearby on July 12, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Can’t Overtake Cardinals

Carlos Beltran had three hits and drove in a run, while reliever-turned-starter Joe Kelly (1-3) won his first game of the season as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday at Wrigley Field.

07/12/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI single scoring teammates Starlin Castro #13 and Luis Valbuena #24 during the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on July 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rizzo, Jackson Lead Cubs Over Cardinals 3-0

Edwin Jackson earned his third straight win, combining with four relievers on a four-hitter, and Anthony Rizzo drove in all the runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

07/11/2013

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NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…

07/09/2013

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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.

07/02/2013

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Rising Star: Louisville Junior Russ Smith

Russ Smith, nicknamed ‘Russdiculous’ for his frenetic style of play, has been simply wonderful in the tournament.

04/02/2013

Demonstrators use pink smoke outside Holy Name Cathedral on March 13, 2013, to protest the lack of female inclusion in Catholic Church leadership, as cardinals vote on a new pope. (Credit: Mike Krauer/WBBM)

Protesters Use Pink Smoke To Protest Lack Of Women In Catholic Leadership

As cardinals meet in Rome to elect a new Pope, Catholic women have been staging protests at the Vatican and around the U.S. to illustrate the lack of female inclusion in the Church’s hierarchy.

03/13/2013

People crowd the gallery on top of St Peter's Basilica as a helicopter carrying Pope Benedict XVI passes by on its way out of Vatican City on February 28, 2013 in Rome, Italy. The Pontiff is flying to Castel Gandolfo where he will cease to be Pope at 8:00pm local time. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic Church for eight years and is the first Pope to retire since 1415. He will stay at the Papal Summer residence of Castel Gandolfo until renovations are complete at a monastery in the grounds of the Vatican and will be known as  Roman pontiff emeritus or pope emeritus.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Catholics Offer Benedict Prayers As He Officially Steps Down

Pope Benedict XVI ended his eight-year pontificate of the Catholic Church on Thursday, becoming the first pontiff in 600 years to resign.

02/28/2013

Pablo Sandoval collides with the Astros' Chris Snyder  last July. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Time To Ban The Home Plate Collision

Mike Matheny is the ideal champion of a noble cause, and he has decided to take up the fight.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2013

Ted Ginn Jr #19 of the San Francisco 49ers runs past Reggie Walker #56 of the Arizona Cardinals with the ball at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

49ers Flatten Arizona 24-3

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — On an almost perfect Monday night for Alex Smith, the San Francisco 49ers flexed their NFC West dominance with a 24-3 flattening of the Arizona Cardinals. Smith completed 18 of 19 […]

10/29/2012

Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants had a big night against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sandoval Hits 3 HRs As Giants Take Game 1 Of World Series

Pablo Sandoval became just the fourth player to hit three home runs in a World Series game, connecting twice against Justin Verlander and once off Al Alburquerque to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in Wednesday night’s opener.

10/24/2012

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated after scoring in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants On Way To World Series With Tigers

Hunter Pence hit a bizarre, two-run double, Matt Cain pitched his second clincher of October and the San Francisco Giants won their record-tying sixth elimination game of the postseason, beating the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 in Game 7 of the NL championship series Monday night.

10/22/2012

Marco Scutaro #19 is congratulated by Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants after Scutaro scores in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 21, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Force Game 7 With Cards In NLCS

Ryan Vogelsong struck out a career-best nine in another postseason gem and the San Francisco Giants forced a decisive Game 7 in the NL championship series with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.

10/21/2012

Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Five of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 19, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Zito, Giants Beat Cards, Close NLCS Deficit To 3-2

Barry Zito pitched the San Francisco Giants back into the NL championship series, dominating into the eighth inning of a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night that narrowed their deficit to 3-2.

10/19/2012

Matt Carpenter #13 congratulates Pete Kozma #38 and Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals after both score on a RBI double by Jon Jay #19 in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game Four of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Cards Take 3-1 Lead In NLCS

Adam Wainwright threw seven innings of four-hit ball and the St. Louis Cardinals roughed up Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants in an 8-3 rout Thursday night that gave them a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series.

10/18/2012

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