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  1. Eagles never doubted a victory

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles came into this season believing they were one of the up-and-coming teams in the NFL. One very bad half of football against the Jacksonville Jaguars did not shake their faith. "We faced a lot of adversity the...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  2. Midseason report: Arkansas

    Greg Ostendorf

    It's only been two years since Arkansas finished 11-2 and knocked off No. 8 Kansas State in the Cotton Bowl. The Razorbacks were considered one of the up-and-coming teams in the SEC, but then the Bobby Petrino incident happened. Now the Razorbacks ar...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  3. Dolphins, Colts have plenty of similarities

    James Walker

    A pair of up-and-coming teams? Check. Two rookie quarterbacks taken in the top eight picks of this year's NFL draft? Check. First-year head coaches overcoming major obstacles? Check that off the list, as well. The Miami Dolphins and Indianap...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  4. Paul Pierce tallies 24 as Celtics pull out of 2-game skid with wi...

    Paul Pierce scored 24 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 86-72 on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 07, 2012
  5. MLS -- What is Peter Nowak doing to the Philadelphia Union? -- Je...

    Jeff Carlisle

    A look at the Union's busy offseason, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  6. Opposing voice: Sam Bradford

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- After a surprising 7-9 finish to the 2010 season, many people picked St. Louis to be one of the up-and-coming teams in 2011, led by quarterback Sam Bradford. The Rams are 0-5 entering Sunday's game against the Cowboys. "It's mi...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  7. Magic-Raptors Preview

    Magic-Raptors Preview

    Preview | January 03, 2009
  8. Undefeated Golden Panthers hope to continue roll this weekend

    Dave Reed

    Florida International was a huge success at the Big Orange Bash, and the Golden Panthers hope their surprising victories are a sign of things to come, writes Dave Reed.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2008
  9. Regional play features perennial contenders, up-and-coming teams

    Graham Hays

    What should fans expect to see in the NCAA tournament's regional round? Graham Hays breaks down the first round of the double-elimination tournament.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  10. Pistons-Lakers Preview

    Pistons-Lakers Preview

    Preview | November 15, 2007
  11. Which teams will keep climbing?

    Eric Neel

    The best NBA stories a year ago were the up-and-coming teams like the Cavs and Jazz. How will they fare this season?

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2004
  12. Cavs, Huskies hope to build on '02

    Mel Kiper Jr.

    Let's take a look at two up-and-coming teams (Virginia and UConn) and their outlook for next season.

    PackageStory | November 25, 2002
  13. Pitt prepared to play new role of Big East 'favorite'

    Gregg Doyel

    Pittsburgh's wealth of returning talent may not be enough to keep a host of up-and-coming teams from doing what the Panthers did last season.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2002
  14. Position that needs improvement: Illinois

    Adam Rittenberg

    Every Big Ten team is looking to improve in the coming months. This week, we're examining one position group for each squad that must be upgraded. The Illinois Fighting Illini are up next. Problem position: Defensive line Why defensive line was...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  15. Position that needs improvement: Maryland

    Adam Rittenberg

    Every Big Ten team is looking to improve in the coming months. This week, we're examining one position group for each squad that must be upgraded. The Maryland Terrapins are up next. Problem position: Offensive line Why offensive line was a pro...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  16. NBA: Home-court advantage in decline

    Tom Haberstroh

    Home-court advantage isn't what it used to be in the NBA. Tom Haberstroh examines three leading theories.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015