Archives for December 2017

Remembering those baseball world lost in 2017 – MLB.com

Remembering those baseball world lost in 2017
MLB.com
All of them contributed to the mosaic that is Major League Baseball. One of those was Don Baylor, who played 19 seasons for six different franchises and went to the World Series three times. In the second half of his playing career, he was a guy that

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New Year's resolutions for Canada's seven NHL teams – Yahoo Sports

New Year’s resolutions for Canada’s seven NHL teams
Yahoo Sports
Whether you consider yourself a “resolution” person or one staunchly committed to flawed ways, a maniacal perfectionist or a sluggard rife with shortcomings, one thing remains: we could all stand to make a few changes. This is no different in the NHL

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A's make most out of transition season in 2017 – MLB.com

A’s make most out of transition season in 2017
MLB.com
OAKLAND — The 2017 season was a time of transition for the A’s, who made promises of a rebuild and better days ahead amid a third consecutive last-place division finish. A sluggish start prompted the club to give the young guys a shot, and they

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A look back at how the NHL's Winter Classic got started – NY Daily … – New York Daily News

A look back at how the NHL’s Winter Classic got started – NY Daily …
New York Daily News
The Winter Classic is the brainchild of a bold and persistent television executive whose original plan was to capture the magic of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry when NBC picked up broadcast rights to the NHL in 2004. Jon Miller was steadfast in his
For Rangers, Winter Classic is a warm New Year’s treatNewsday
Nick Tavares: NHL outdoor games have become too much of a good thingSouthCoastToday.com
As the Winter Classic turns 10, here’s why we’re still watchingESPN
Sports IllustratedBuffalo NewsCBSSports.com
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NBA games Saturday, scores, updates, highlights: Steph Curry returns with season-high 10 3-pointers, 38 points – CBSSports.com

NBA games Saturday, scores, updates, highlights: Steph Curry returns with season-high 10 3-pointers, 38 points
CBSSports.com
The final Saturday of 2017 did not disappoint. Between Steph Curry’s return, Donovan Mitchell’s big night, and a frontcourt duel in New Orleans, there was plenty of exciting action. Let’s get into it. NBA games for Saturday, Dec. 30. All times Eastern

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NBA Competition Committee Will Try To Solve Dumb Late-Game Out-Of-Bounds Replay Problem – Deadspin

NBA Competition Committee Will Try To Solve Dumb Late-Game Out-Of-Bounds Replay Problem
Deadspin
The NBA just this season cut down the number of time-outs available to teams in the final minutes of games, for the express purpose of overhauling the halting, staccato rhythm of most close finishes. Putting in an automatic review process could undo

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NBA centers are thriving, just a bit offstage – San Francisco Chronicle

NBA centers are thriving, just a bit offstage
San Francisco Chronicle
“Lonzo’s shot is exactly how mine was through my freshman year in college,” said Martin, an excellent shooter over 12 NBA seasons before he retired in 2016. “The NBA is a faster game, so I knew I had to tweak it just a little. Just moving the ball to

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Missed call on Giannis's game-winning dunk leads NBA to consider replay rule change – Washington Post

Missed call on Giannis’s game-winning dunk leads NBA to consider replay rule change
Washington Post
This holiday week hasn’t been particularly kind to NBA officials. On the heels of another high-profile blunder Friday night, the league looks like it’s getting set to do something about it. Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo’s winning basket
NBA confirms Giannis did step out of bounds on winning shot vs. OKC ThunderCBSSports.com
Competition committee to mull potential solutions on late-game out-of-bounds replaysESPN
Around the NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo and Russell Westbrook earn player of the week honorsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Deadspinkfor.comBleacher ReportRotoworld
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Bettman says NHL will never bring three-on-three OT to playoffs – Sportsnet.ca

Bettman says NHL will never bring three-on-three OT to playoffs
Sportsnet.ca
“We went to sudden-death overtime, we went to a shootout, we’ve modified four-on-four to three-on-three,” Bettman continued. “We want to do the things that are true to the game but also evolve with the game, particularly as the players have gotten

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Great catches you didn't notice in 2017 – MLB.com

Great catches you didn’t notice in 2017
MLB.com
Sometimes — most of the time, perhaps — you know when you see a great outfield play, because you know what a great outfield play is supposed to look like. When Kevin Kiermaier made this fantastic diving catch to rob Jackie Bradley Jr. in September

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