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Jan 30, 2011

NBA Roundup: Griffin Makes Clippers No Laughing Matter

As we head into the second half of the NBA season, there are still a number of teams vying for a playoff spot. The biggest storylines of the past week include the surging New Orleans Hornets, the still-on-pace-for-70-wins Spurs, the vulnerable Heat dropping a handful of games, the Knicks falling back to Earth, Blake Griffin bringing the Clippers back to respectability and the pathetic Cavaliers losers of 28 of their last 29. Read more after the jump!

Jan 14, 2011

NBA Roundup: Cleveland Does Not Rock, Orlando’s Magic

We hope you spent New Year’s Eve partying like Snooki. We’re nearly midway through the season and have seen a...

Dec 16, 2010

NBA Roundup: The Australian Assassin’s Creed – Stay Out The Paint!

As first semester comes to a close, students around the country wrap up final exams and head home for the holidays. What better way to celebrate the season than by hitting up a few Christmas parties and rocking out with a top flight NBA game on in the background? Miami's hitting their stride while Carlos Boozer and The Australian Assassin Andrew Bogut dominated the hardwood. More NBA reactions, analysis, and predictions after the jump!

Dec 10, 2010

NBA Roundup: When The Man Hits In Your Eye, That’s Amare

Round One of The LeBron Hate Parade 2010 is in the books as he and his buddies shattered the Cavs in a demoralizing 118-90 victory that was nowhere near as close as the score indicates. The Heat are finally clicking and have won five straight heading into a west coast trip with stops in Utah, Golden State, and Sacramento. The smart money would suggest that the wins will keep piling up. See more reaction and analysis after the jump!

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Dec 2, 2010

NBA Roundup: LeBrocalypse Now!

As the NBA season hits December, a lot of highly anticipated storylines are beginning to play out. Simply put, nothing is bigger than LeBron's first trip back to the city that he shat on when tonight's theater of vengeance unfolds on TNT. LeBron brings his underwhelming 11-8 Miami Heat to his former kingdom where Cavs owner Dan Gilbert will finally get to see his rabid fan base pounce on the One that turned his back on his hometown.

NBA Roundup: Thanks For Sexting, Tony!

Welcome to the Thanksgiving Edition of the COED weekly NBA roundup where we will be focusing on all of those who deserve thanks this holiday weekend. Let's start it off with a big Thanksgiving Thanks to Eva Longoria from the fans of San Antonio. Unfortunately, her brief three-year marriage to Spurs star point guard Tony Parker came to an end this week, but not at the expense of the Spurs win-loss record.

Nov 26, 2010

NBA Roundup: Show Us Some Love, Rondo MVP?

The Rockets, Heat, Clippers, and Knicks are not living up to the preseason hype. Meanwhile, Minnesota's Kevin Love had a 30 point 30 rebound night against the Knickerbockers while Boston's Rajon Rondo shows why he should be an all-star and quite possibly MVP of the league.

Nov 18, 2010

NBA Roundup: Move Over Saints, Here Come The Hornets

The second week of NBA action is in the books and a few surprises have already left a mark on this young season. The Lakers have jumped out to a ho hum 8-0 start and the shocking Hornets are becoming the talk of the town in New Orleans as they have played brilliant 7-0 ball thus far. Check out the rest of this week's NBA roundup.

Nov 11, 2010

Nov 5, 2010

NBA Roundup: The OTHER Big Three

After an exciting first week of action in the 2010-11 season that centered around the new look Miami Heat, the addition of Shaq in Beantown, and Amare Stoudemire's name littered across the Madison Square Garden marquee, we are starting to get back into the flow of a new season of NBA basketball

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Dec 3, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 14 Championship Week Preview: Cheerleader Edition

Thanksgiving is a thing of the past and now COED has refocused its mind on the lovely cheerleaders of those top ten teams heading into Championship Week 2009. With six unbeaten teams entering the final week of the season, plenty of BCS bids are up for grabs. Strap on your gear for the final week of the season.

Nov 5, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 10 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

As we turn the calendar to November and move the clocks back for Daylight Savings, the cold crisp in the...

Oct 29, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 9 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

This is the week in college football where the cheerleaders are not the only ones scantily dressed and ready for a good time. Halloween falls on a Saturday night this year, which means raucous costume parties starting at Thirsty Thursday and lasting all the way through gameday. If your team takes home a victory, expect those costumes to be reduced to mere threads covering up our favorite spots.

Oct 14, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 7 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

For the first time seemingly all season, last week was rather quiet in the top ten - on the field. Off the field, the cheerleaders and annual beer pong tournaments were making plenty of noise on campus. With only a few weeks to go before Halloween gives us the hottest mix of scantily clad girls with BACs pushing 0.4, let's take a look at this week's matchups for the best of the best in college football...

Oct 9, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 6 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

Week 6 is upon us in the land of college football, and many campuses are starting to get hit with the colors of autumn, the crisp coldness in the air, and most importantly, the two or three extra shots needed to keep warm in the student section during the game. With a continual whirlwind knocking the top teams out of the rankings each week, expect more of the same this week...

Oct 1, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 5 Preview: Cheerleader Edition

As we mention on a weekly basis, no team or cheerleader is safe as they appear on COED's college football preview. A top 10 ranking has been a gauntlet for teams to stay on pace for a shot at a BCS bowl, as four more top 10 teams fell last week (10 total in four weeks) - Mississippi, Penn State, California, and Miami (FL) - and Cal got absolutely shattered by Oregon.

Sep 5, 2009

College Football 2009 Week 1: Cheerleader Edition

Welcome back, college football fans!  What better way to kick off the 2009 NCAA football season than to take a...

Jul 14, 2009

The Bulls Must Really Hate Tim Thomas

For the second time in the past four years, "Whiny" Tim Thomas has been bought out of his contract by the Chicago Bulls. Thomas was traded by the New York Knicks to the Bulls for Eddy Curry in 2005, and again sent by the Knicks to the Bulls for Larry Hughes in 2009. The fact that this is the second time a Bulls/Thomas buyout has come directly after the Knicks plopped him into their laps...

Jul 7, 2009

Who Wears the Pants In The Turkoglu Household?

Last week, highly coveted Orlando Magic free agent Hedo Turkoglu visited the Portland Trail Blazers, and apparently left the Pacific Northwest after agreeing to a 5-year, $50M deal. Or so they thought. Over the next 48 hours, Turkoglu backed out of his verbal commitment to Portland and instead agreed upon a five-year, $53M deal with the more Euro-friendly Toronto Raptors organization. But why this sudden change of heart?

Jul 5, 2009

Pistons Pounce On A Pair of UConn Huskies

When the bell rung to signify the start of the 2009 NBA free agency sweepstakes, the Detroit Pistons were standing...

Jun 30, 2009

Pistons Fire Curry; Laimbeer To Restore Bad Boy Era?

The Detroit Pistons fired coach Michael Curry after one disappointing season that saw the Pistons fall from six consecutive Eastern Conference Finals appearances to a 39-43 record and a treacherous four-game exit in the first round of the playoffs. There is no debating this decision by the organization's point man, Joe Dumars, especially after Curry's questionable benching of team leader, Richard Hamilton...

Jun 24, 2009

Spurs Send Message To Lakers, Acquire Richard Jefferson From Bucks

Just two days before the 2009 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs made an aggressive move that suggests they are trying to one up the Los Angeles Lakers and win a fifth title in the Tim Duncan Era. Knowing that their window of opportunity is quickly coming to a close, the Spurs acquired small forward Richard Jefferson from the Milwaukee Bucks for three aging scraps...

Jun 19, 2009

Brace Yourself Boston: Papelbon in Pinstripes?

In a recent Sirius XM radio interview, Boston Red Sox closer Jonathan Papelbon admitted that he will sign "not only the Bronx, but anywhere, I think anywhere is a possibility," in 2011 if the Sox choose not to retain him over the long haul. While hearing this may send shivers down the spine of Red Sox Nation, don't be too quick to dismiss these words unleashed by the talented fireballer.

Jun 3, 2009

Is Sidney Crosby Really ‘The Next One’?

Now that the Detroit Red Wings have finished off the Chicago Blackhawks in the West, the NHL is looking forward to its iconic figurehead avenging last year's Stanley Cup Finals loss against the league's marquee franchise - Sidney Crosby and Co. vs. the Detroit Red Wings, who are now at 1-2 in the Stanley Cup Finals, which game four schedule for Thursday.

Jun 2, 2009

Shaq’s Worst Nightmare: Lakers vs. Magic NBA Finals

For a man who is obsessed with having the last word, there is no possible worst-case scenario for Shaquille O’Neal...

May 27, 2009

Top 10 College Prospects For The 2009 MLB Draft

The MLB Draft takes a back seat to the NBA and NFL Drafts due to the fact that it's selections usually take multiple years in the minor league system before making an impact on the pro level. But that doesn't belittle the importance of making the right pick come draft day. Here, we've broken down the Top 10 College Prospects looking to be taken off the board.

May 26, 2009

Peavy’s Padres Producing For Their Loyal Leader

Last week, San Diego Padres ace right-hander nixed a trade that would have sent him to the middling Chicago White Sox, and now he might have made the right choice. The Padres are white hot right now, riding high after a 10-game winning streak. Jake Peavy has been dominant in his two starts during the streak and his team may be poised for a run at the NL Wild Card, possibly the division.

May 22, 2009

Restore The Roar: Tigers Pitching Paving The Way To AL Central Lead

The Detroit Tigers are clawing their way back to the top of the AL Central, and maybe all the way to the top of the American League. Led by a dominant stable of starters, the Tigers have won six straight games and have built a season-high three-game lead in the division. Look no further than the rebuilt pitching staff for restoring the roar in the Motor City that has been dormant since the Tigers cowered away...

May 19, 2009

Another Super Bowl Coach Takes The Booth

With the legendary John Madden on his way out of broadcasting, another former Raider coach is preparing to make his debut. Jon Gruden has been selected to replace Tony Kornheiser in the booth for the upcoming season of Monday Night Football, alongside holdovers Mike Tirico and Ron Jaworski. Gruden's background and success in coaching on the professional level will give the team a more...

May 12, 2009

Top 5 Future Aces Of The MLB

Earlier in the week, COED took a look at the "Top Five Future Superstar Hitters Of The MLB," and now it is time to preview the future of the sport on the mound. With Roger Clemens, Pedro Martinez and Tom Glavine sipping on some tea, kicking back and counting retirement money, we'll take a look at the top five starting pitchers that are 25-years-old or younger who are sure to be the next generation of staff aces.

May 7, 2009

Rajon Rondo Rampages Up The Record Books

With his third triple-double in the first nine games of this young postseason, Rondo has been the guy keeping the defending champions afloat in the Eastern Conference playoffs. His 15-point, 18-assist, and 11-rebound performance helped fuel a crucial Celtics victory to even up their series against the Orlando Magic.

Apr 15, 2009

The Passing Of The Torch: Detroit Hands It to Cleveland

After the Pistons walked off the floor in Miami following a seemingly symbolic overtime loss in the season finale, they will now have plenty of time to reflect upon 'the good old days' before engaging in a likely first round trouncing at the hands of the dominant Cleveland Cavaliers.

Apr 15, 2009

Braylon On Brink Of Big Apple

According to reports at Yahoo! Sports, the Cleveland Browns are moving toward an agreement that will send wide receiver Braylon Edwards to the New York Giants in exchange for wide receiver Dominik Hixon along with a 2nd and 5th round pick in this month's NFL Draft...

Mar 24, 2009

Who Does Stan Van Gundy Think He Is?

For the second time this month, Stan Van Gundy is sticking his fat nose where it doesn't belong. The Ron Jeremy look-a-like has continued to inflate his status as a bully behind the mic by publicly calling out major NBA figureheads twice in the past four weeks. First he ripped Shaquille O'Neal for flopping, and now he's sinking his teeth into the Knicks for their supposedly poor...