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August 5, 2018

WWE Fantasy Matchups: Shawn Michaels VS The Rock

Two icons in professional wrestling whose paths never truly crossed during their Hall of Fame careers. WWE Fantasy Matchups: Shawn Michaels vs The Rock.
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NFC West Offensive Line

What to Watch For: Arizona Cardinals Preseason Week Two

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After the Cardinals preseason opened with a win, it's natural to expect optimism but there are still kinks to work on. Here's what to watch for in week two.

Main Takeaways From Arizona Cardinals Preseason Opener

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The Arizona Cardinals preseason opened with a 24-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers but despite coming out the victors, not all takeaways were positive.
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Los Angeles Chargers Preseason Takeaway: Week 1

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Here are some takeaways from the preseason week 1 matchup between the LA Chargers and the Arizona Cardinals.
Broncos Position Competitions

Broncos Pre-Season Opener Highlights

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Broncos Pre-Season Opener Highlights;The opener didn't go quite as well as the Broncos would hope falling short 42-28 to the Minnesota Vikings.

Arizona Cardinals Observations From First Preseason Game

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The Arizona Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Chargers in their preseason opener 24-17. Here are some takeaways from game number one.
Reuben Foster

Replacements For Reuben Foster

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Reuben Foster: The 49ers have a lot of expectations for the upcoming season and losing possibly their best player on defense for two games is a huge blow
Denver Broncos

Broncos Training Camp Days 6-10 Recap

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Broncos Training Camp Days 6-10 Recap;the first- team offense continued their role of shredding up their first team defense
KC Chiefs

The Chiefs’ Have a Corner Conundrum

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When the Chiefs traded Marcus Peters, they took a chance that they could build a better defensive backfield. The new parts are in place, including Kendall Fuller, but is is…

NCAAF

USC Trojans 2018 Season Preview: Players To Watch

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Trojans 2018 Season Preview; Here are 7 players to watch throughout the year that will be key in leading the Trojans to a successful season.
2018 Washington Huskies Top Prospects

Washington Huskies NFL Draft Prospects

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The Huskies are primed for a big season this year, led by some superstar upperclassmen. The combination of seniors Jake Browning and Myles Gaskin has proved to be one of the best…

Oregon State Beavers NFL Prospects Preview

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The 2018 Oregon State Beavers have some players that could help make noise in the PAC 12. These players could also catch the attention of NFL scouts.
Cal Football

Jake Curhan Will Be Holding Down The Fort

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Standing at 6'6" and 330 pounds, RS sophomore offensive lineman Jake Curhan looks to keep this Cal offense steady and strong for the upcoming season.
California Golden Bears

Camryn Bynum Will Shock College Football

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Despite boasting a 6'0" 180 pound frame, RS sophomore cornerback Camryn Bynum will blow the NCAA away and surprise NFL scouts with his play this season.
Oregon Ducks Football

Justin Herbert And Oregon Hope To Return To PAC 12 Title Race

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Mario Cristobol is hopeful that his star quarterback, Justin Herbert, will bring the Oregon Ducks back to relevance again.
2018 CAL Bears Top Prospects

CAL Bears Top Prospects To Follow In 2018

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As the 2018 college football season begins, the CAL Bears have some exciting players to follow. Here are the 5 that Sports Al Dente will cover all season.
Washington State Cougars

Washington State Cougars Look To Make Another Strong Run In The PAC-12

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Mike Leach and Washington State look to compete in the PAC-12 with another solid team on the back of Peyton Pelluer and the strong secondary.
Utah Utes Football

2019 NFL Draft: Utah Prospects To Watch In 2018

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Utah Football only had one player drafted into the NFL last year, but there are players on the team this year that are looking to make it to the league.
Colorado Buffaloes

Colorado Buffaloes Worth Keeping An Eye On In 2018

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Which Colorado Buffaloes from the 2018 squad should you be keeping an eye on for the near and distant future? Find out who we think is worthy of following.
Cal Football

Patrick Laird Is A Preseason Powerhouse

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Redshirt senior running back Patrick Laird will be the driving force behind Cal’s 2018-2019 campaign, leading the way for their success.
2018 Washington State Top Prospects

The Top Washington State Cougars Prospects To Follow In 2018

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The Washington State Cougars have some great players heading into the 2018 season, but here are 5 players that Sports Al Dente will be following all year.

Fantasy Football

2018 Fantasy Wide Receiver Rankings Indoor vs Outdoor

Fantasy Wide Receiver Indoor vs Outdoor Performances

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In the NFL there are 8 teams that have either an indoor stadium or a stadium with a retractable roof. Let's take a look at how NFL receivers stack up…
2018 Fantasy Tight End Rankings

2018 Fantasy Tight End Rankings – Season Splits

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Some players come out of nowhere and light it up down the stretch. But how do they fair in games 1-8? Our Fantasy Tight End Rankings Season Splits.
2018 Fantasy Tight End Rankings

2018 Fantasy Tight End Rankings – Indoor Variable

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NFL players play the majority of their games outdoors. So, looking at rankings of the best indoor players may not seem like it would be that advantageous.
Derek Carr

2018 Fantasy Sleepers To Buy And Sleepers To Fade

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Fantasy Sleepers: which fantasy sleepers to pursue and those we should look at as players who might not live up to the late-round hype.

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August 9, 2018

LA Clippers Rising Stars

LA Clippers Rising Stars; With only a few months left until the 2018-19 NBA season, it’s time to start tracking the future leaders of the league.

Latest Podcast

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July 29, 2018

Los Angeles Chargers Day 1 Training Camp Recap – The Coach And The Don

The Coach and The Don were live at the Los Angeles Chargers Day 1 Training Camp. Listen to our biggest takeaways from the first day!

NBA Featured

Lonzo Ball

Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star Part II: Lonzo Ball

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Despite all the criticism, Lonzo Ball had a talented first season. His ability to faciliate on offense and ability to defend makes him a potential rising star.
Kyle Kuzma Los Angeles Lakers

Kyle Kuzma, Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star

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LeBron James is not the only Laker to keep an eye out for. Second year rookie Kyle Kuzma is a rising star with the ability to make his mark in…
Staples Center

LA Clippers Rising Stars

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LA Clippers Rising Stars; With only a few months left until the 2018-19 NBA season, it’s time to start tracking the future leaders of the league.
NBA Summer League

NBA Summer League Finals: Lakers Lose To Trail Blazers, 91-73

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The Los Angeles Lakers, lost to the Portland Trail Blazers, 91-73 on Tuesday night in the Summer League Championship finals.
Kings Free Agency

The Kings Free Agency And Who They Should Sign

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A great look at prospected free agents the Kings should sign and reasons why.
Los Angeles Lakers Free Agent Signings

Los Angeles Lakers 2018 Free Agency Moves

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After signing free agent LeBron James, they completed their free agency agenda by adding defensive players: Rondo, McGee, Stephenson, and Caldwell-Pope.

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Series: Ranking The Top Ten United States Champions of the 2000’s

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Who were some of the best United States Champions of WWE's Ruthless Aggression Era? Join us as we count down the top 10 U.S. Champions of the 2000's.

The Dive: How Wrestling Led Me To Covering Notre Dame Football

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It's been a crazy 15 months for me, but I am truly excited to be covering Notre Dame football this fall. Here's how pro wrestling helped me get here.

Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart Passes Away at 63

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Legendary wrestler Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart has passed away at the age of 63, WWE confirmed Monday morning. Neidhart was a two-time WWE Tag Team Champion.
Roman Reigns

The Dive: How To Save The SummerSlam Main Event

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The main event of SummerSlam seems like a predictable outcome, but WWE can save themselves if they shock us and do something few people will see coming.
HBK vs Rocky

WWE Fantasy Matchups: Shawn Michaels VS The Rock

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Two icons in professional wrestling whose paths never truly crossed during their Hall of Fame careers. WWE Fantasy Matchups: Shawn Michaels vs The Rock.
United States Championship

Series: Ranking The Top Ten United States Champions of the 1990’s

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Join us as we continue our series and countdown the Top Ten United States Champions of the 1990's