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MLB

'He's definitely the good cop, and I'm definitely the bad one': How two MVP candidates are fueling each other

St. Louis' infield is home to the two best players in the entire NL this season. Here is how they are making themselves -- and the Cardinals -- even better.

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GILAS PILIPINAS

'Saint' Dwight Ramos a valid reason to keep the faith in Gilas Pilipinas

Gilas Pilipinas have a divine reason to keep the faith in their team. The reason is 'Saint' Dwight Ramos.

FIBA

How Gilas can get back on track after sliding to 41st in the world rankings

Gilas Pilipinas are now 41st in the FIBA world rankings. What needs to be done to arrest this slide ahead of next year's World Cup?

THE SEASON OF LEBRON AWAITS

LeBron James' chase for the NBA scoring title and other milestones

While James' march toward the scoring crown is most notable, there will be plenty of other ways he can elevate his place in the record books.

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Darvin Ham sets defensive tone at first practice

Ham plans to be the coach of a Lakers team that turns around a 21st-ranked defensive rating from last season.

PREVIEWING UAAP SEASON 85

On a mission: The players with the most to prove in UAAP Season 85

From a much-hyped Gilas Pilipinas prospect to a Russell Westbrook clone, here are seven players with plenty to prove in UAAP Season 85.

FIBA

Preseason grades for all eight teams ahead of UAAP Season 85

The preseason is over -- just how did each team fare heading into UAAP Season 85? We grade them all.

FANTASY BASKETBALL

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Eric Karabell's 'Do not draft' list

If you want to be a fantasy basketball champion, you'll need to avoid the players who fail to live up to their pre-draft hype. Eric Karabell explains which players are on his "Do not draft" list.

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Fantasy mock draft: 10-team H2H points league

Our 10-team, H2H points fantasy draft was highlighted by big names sliding to the second round.

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