Archives for September 2017

SportsLine MLB Playoff Race Projections: Who will play D-Backs in Wild Card Game? – CBSSports.com

SportsLine MLB Playoff Race Projections: Who will play D-Backs in Wild Card Game?
CBSSports.com
We’re in the final days of the 2017 regular season, and that means our focus is squarely on the various and sundry playoff races. Obviously, a glance at the standings page will give you an idea of where things stand when it comes to those coveted 10 …

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Amid NFL protests and NBA uproar, MLB still taking cautious first steps into anthem controversy – Washington Post

Amid NFL protests and NBA uproar, MLB still taking cautious first steps into anthem controversy
Washington Post
African Americans made up just 7.7 percent of MLB players this season, according to the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida, the sport’s lowest percentage since 1991. White players make up 57.5 percent, with
Dave Winfield Encourages MLB Nat’l Anthem ProtestsTMZ.com
This is why Bruce Maxwell knelt during the national anthemYahoo Sports
Rays All-Star Chris Archer says Bruce Maxwell ‘the right person’ to break MLB protest barrierUSA TODAY

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9 NBA storylines to distract from Warriors' supremacy – New York Post

9 NBA storylines to distract from Warriors’ supremacy
New York Post
1 picks who have never played an NBA game,” Colangelo said. “The high-level talent is there. The question is, ‘Are the health and experience there?’” The Sixers tried answering the experience issue by importing vets J.J. Redick and Amir Johnson. “It’s

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Showdown over NFL anthem protests moves to Monday night – CNN International

Showdown over NFL anthem protests moves to Monday night
CNN International
That could be on display after a weekend in which President Donald Trump slammed the NFL, and players and coaches responded by kneeling, locking elbows or remaining in the locker room during the pregame performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”.
NFL Sunday night ratings down amid kneeling protestEW.com (blog)
‘Sunday Night Football’ ratings were down following Trump’s controversial NFL comments, and player protestsBusiness Insider

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NFL Owners' Unity With Players Might Be Short-Lived – New York Times

NFL Owners’ Unity With Players Might Be Short-Lived
New York Times
The image was striking — several owners of N.F.L. teams locking arms with their players on the sidelines Sunday in a dramatic statement of defiance to a president who ridiculed their sport and condemned players for refusing to stand during the
The Winners and Losers From NFL Week 3The Ringer (blog)
NFL teams respond to President TrumpESPN
NFL players protest, show unity during anthemsNFL.com

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5 things learned from Sept. 24 preseason games – NHL.com

5 things learned from Sept. 24 preseason games
NHL.com
The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils will play a preseason game as part of the 2017 Kraft Hockeyville Canada at Credit Union Place in Summerside, Prince Edward Island (6 p.m. ET; NHLN, SN1, NHL.TV). The game will benefit Kraft Hockeyville …

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NHL director of officiating: Players will adapt to rule changes – Sportsnet.ca

NHL director of officiating: Players will adapt to rule changes
Sportsnet.ca
“So far the reaction has been pretty good with coaches and players – it’s in the skilled players’ best interest,” said the NHL’s director of officiating, who adds that none of the league’s 31 general managers have lodged complaints either. “By playoff
NHL officials cracking down on penaltiesChicago Daily Herald

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US Olympic Committee says NHL's absence from hockey at Pyeongchang creates opportunities – Los Angeles Times

US Olympic Committee says NHL’s absence from hockey at Pyeongchang creates opportunities
Los Angeles Times
The absence of NHL players from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will detract from the star power at the Games, but U.S. Olympic Committee executives said Monday that will create an opportunity for them to promote the lesser-known athletes who …

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Preseason Buzz: Drouin day to day for Canadiens – NHL.com

Preseason Buzz: Drouin day to day for Canadiens
NHL.com
TV). Drouin was originally expected to center the Canadiens top line with Max Pacioretty and Brendan Gallagher, but was scratched after the morning skate. Forward Torrey Mitchell will replace Drouin in the lineup. Drouin, the No. 3 pick of the 2013 NHL

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Why hockey fans shouldn't look to NHL players to be allies – For The Win

Why hockey fans shouldn’t look to NHL players to be allies
For The Win
The NHL, of course, is different than those leagues because Americans are a minority; they made up 25 percent of the league in 2015 according to TSN (just under 50 percent of the players are Canadian). The league — like most sports leagues — tends to …
Mike Sullivan doesn’t like the NHL’s new offside challenge rulePittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Pittsburgh Penguins & Sidney Crosby are wrong- it’s time for the NHL to #TakeAKneeFive for Howling
NHL slashing crackdown might be tough to enforceToronto Star
CSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog)FOXSports.comStraight.com
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