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Ryan McDonagh Out For Rangers

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The New York Rangers have had an up and down start for the first six weeks of the 2017-18 season, but they have been fortunate that many of their players have remained healthy. Unfortunately,  head coach Alain Vigneault made the announcement that captain and defenseman Ryan McDonagh would be out for the team Wednesday night with an abdominal strain. The …

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NFL Week 11 Recap

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Week 11 of the NFL season is coming to a close and for those who felt underwhelmed by last week’s match ups, this week definitely came through with some great games, including overtimes, upsets and a trip to Mexico.  Thursday night kicked off week 11 with the Steelers against the Titans in a huge game for the Steelers offense. Antonio …

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The Lone Bright Spot This Season: NFL Celebrations

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From duck, duck, grey duck (I’m from Minnesota, people), to rock ‘em sock ‘em robots, to hide & seek, touchdown celebrations in the NFL are BACK and have made football even more fun to watch! After last season, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the league in a letter, saying it wants to “allow players more room to have fun after …

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Lakers Fall Short Against the Sixers As Lonzo Ball Sits on the Bench

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In a battle between two rebuilding ball clubs, the Philadelphia 76ers outdueled the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday night at the Staples Center 115-109, a night after they handed the Clippers their sixth straight loss. With the struggling Lonzo Ball watching most of the festivities from the sidelines, the young trio of Jordan Clarkson, Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram put up …

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College Football Playoff Week 11 – What a doozy!

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After a crazy weekend in college football where  two top-three teams and multiple top 25 teams lost, college football fans were anxious to see what the playoff rankings would look like come Tuesday night. The playoff committee released the rankings last night and most people are very content in the way it looks. Last week, the playoff rankings read no. 1 …

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Judge and Bellinger Take Top Rookie Honors

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It was quite the 2017 season for MLB rookies. Records were broken, baseballs were smashed, and ultimately, it would be a great chase for who would take home the prize for best rookie in the game. Six finalists; three from the American League and three from the National League would be vying for the prize. But, in two unanimous decisions, …

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Another SEC Coach Bites The Dust

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This past weekend, after three consecutive losses, former Tennessee coach, Butch Jones, was fired.  This last loss to Mizzou (50-17) was the last straw and left the Volunteers 0-6 in the SEC and a 4-6 record overall. According to the UT athletic director John Currie, Jones was relieved of his head coach position without cause. “We haven’t won enough.” Currie …

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Bruins Basketball Players Return Home From China With A Lot of Explaining To Do

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Prior to leaving Beijing, President Trump launched a buzzer beater plea to China’s leader Xi Jinping to ensure that the “knuckleheads,” as he so eloquently referred to the UCLA freshman, be treated fairly. After being suspected of swiping designer sunglasses from a high-end shopping center in Hangzhou, the players were sequestered in their swanky hotel for a week awaiting their …

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A Dynamic Duo to Envy: Steven Stamkos & Nikita Kucherov

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Raise your hand if you predicted the team leading the NHL over a month into the season would be one from Florida. After missing out on the playoffs last year, the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a fast and furious start. They currently sit atop the NHL standings with a record of 14-2-2. Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy leads the league …