Archives for January 2018

Longtime NBA analyst predicts Blazers will trade McCollum – kgw.com

Longtime NBA analyst predicts Blazers will trade McCollum
kgw.com
Longtime NBA analyst predicts Blazers will trade McCollum. KGW’s Orlando Sanchez, Jared Cowley and Nate Hanson talked about Stein’s prediction during this week’s 3-on-3 Blazers podcast. Here’s a transcript of their conversation. Author: Jared Cowley

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MLB Plans To Implement Pace-Of-Play Changes Against Players' Wishes – Deadspin

MLB Plans To Implement Pace-Of-Play Changes Against Players’ Wishes
Deadspin
Over the objections of players, MLB hopes to implement a pitch clock and tighter restrictions on mound visits this season, as first reported by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal and then in greater detail by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan. Error loading player: No
MLB likely will have a clock for pitchersNew York Post
Pitch clock, fewer mound visits might go ahead without MLBPA approvalESPN
Major League Baseball players reject pitch clock, mound limitsThe Denver Post
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Goaltender Casey DeSmith to get his first NHL start for the Penguins – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Goaltender Casey DeSmith to get his first NHL start for the Penguins
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
LOS ANGELES — Being in the NHL probably isn’t all that new for Casey DeSmith at this point. He’s on his fourth big-league stint this season, with 15 games under his belt as the Penguins’ backup goalie. But he’ll finally get his first NHL start in goal
Penguins’ Casey DeSmith: Making first NHL start ThursdayCBSSports.com

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No-NHL 2018 Olympics makes for unique preparation strategies – Salt Lake Tribune

No-NHL 2018 Olympics makes for unique preparation strategies
Salt Lake Tribune
FILE – In this Feb. 24, 1988, file photo, a loose puck lies outside of the Canadian goal as Canadian goaltender Sean Burke and Soviet Union’s Sergei Svetlov, left, go for it during an Olympic ice hockey medal round match at the Saddledome in Calgary

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Feisty Clippers become feel-good story of NBA – Los Angeles Times

Feisty Clippers become feel-good story of NBA
Los Angeles Times
Rivers has arguably been the best coach in the NBA this season, fighting through those memories by deftly guiding his strange and short-handed team — they started the year with nine new players — to victories with lineups that defy imagination. The

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Rod Beard's NBA midseason report: New powers turn page – The Detroit News

Rod Beard’s NBA midseason report: New powers turn page
The Detroit News
Dwayne Casey, Raptors: While everyone’s paying attention to the Cavs and Celtics in the East, Casey and the Raptors have put together a nice 30-13 record in the first half of the season. They’re staying with the Celtics — only three games behind

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LOOK: Did Joel Embiid, NBA All-Star, reject a date from Rihanna on national television? – CBSSports.com

LOOK: Did Joel Embiid, NBA All-Star, reject a date from Rihanna on national television?
CBSSports.com
It took Joel Embiid a few years to start truly making his mark in the NBA but, as of Thursday, he’s now an All-Star … and an All-Star starter at that. With his first All-Star Game selection comes the opportunity to take a victory lap around those who
Curry, LeBron named NBA All-Star captains; Cousins, Embiid among startersUSA TODAY
Analyzing The East All-Stars StartersNBA India
No one is happier to be an NBA all-star than the 76ers’ Joel EmbiidWashington Post
SB NationNewsdayExpress.co.uk
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How a 98-Win MLB Team Has Plummeted to 100-Loss Candidate in 2 Years – Bleacher Report

How a 98-Win MLB Team Has Plummeted to 100-Loss Candidate in 2 Years
Bleacher Report
The sinking ship metaphors are too easy and too cruel for Pittsburgh Pirates fans. Yet, it must be written: In the span of two short years, the Bucs have gone from a team that won 98 games to one that might lose 100. It’s a plunge that makes Davy Jones

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Higashioka returns to MLB Youth Academy – MLB.com

Higashioka returns to MLB Youth Academy
MLB.com
When Kyle Higashioka earned his callup with the Yankees last April, he became the latest MLB Youth Academy alumni to break through to the big leagues. Higashioka was among the first youth athletes to compete at the Compton academy, which first opened

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Inside The NBA: EJ's Neat-O Stat – NBA.com

Inside The NBA: EJ’s Neat-O Stat
NBA.com
Shaq and Charles were challenged to participate in the #ALSPepperChallenge by Paul Pierce and Jackie MacMullan. They take the challenge and relive some previous moments of them tasting hot foods. EJs Neat-O Stat. 5:48. Shaq and Charles were challenged

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