Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Anaheim Ducks: Playoff preview

Anaheim will face the dangerous Nashville Predators in the Western Conference Quarter Finals. For the fourth straight season, the Anaheim Ducks have been crowned Pacific Division champions, but this year, the honor might be more of a curse for Orange...

Opening Week: Observations on the A’s, Giants and Dodgers

DISPATCHES FROM THE BAY: There sits a mixed-use stadium several hundred feet from the rush-hour traffic on I-880, six miles southeast of Oakland. Its name, the Oakland Coliseum, evokes memories of the Super Bowl-winning Raiders and the baseball dynasty that...

Bracket Season: reimagining UCL in the NCAA tournament format

This is one of the most wonderful times of the year. No, it isn't Christmas, it’s March Madness! The Champions League is finishing up their round of 16 matches AND the NCAA tournament has been selected. This is one...

Los Angeles Galaxy defeat D.C. United, 4-1, in season opener

The LA Galaxy were quiet early, but stormed back from a one-goal deficit at halftime to defeat D.C. United 4-1 in front of a sold-out crowd at the Stubhub Center on Sunday. Lamar Neagle opened up the scoring for DC...
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Starting XI: The top 11 story lines leading into the MLS season

Last season was the 20th in MLS history, and by all measures the league took another big step forward. From all kinds of records being broken to more and more big name players deciding to play the beautiful game here...

FIFA Elections: a look at the candidates

There’s an election coming up that will elicit arguments between many factions of people. It has sparked debate and discussions for over a year now and doesn’t look to stop anytime soon. Sorry Trump lovers, we aren’t talking about the...

Bat Flip crazy!

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Milan Lucic struggling to give Los Angeles an edge in their search for the...

Los Angeles Kings left winger Milan Lucic will be under immense pressure to start up a dismal Kings offense. The trade of Justin Williams in the early offseason hurt the Kings, but also put the team in a position...
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Blue Jays clinch ALDS amid bizarre circumstances

For the first time in 22 years, the Toronto Blue Jays have advanced to the American League Championship Series. The Jays defeated the Texas Rangers 6-3 Wednesday night in a win-or-go-home series finale at the Rogers Centre. The game was...
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Utley’s slide was legal, but takeout slides should be eliminated

In the twelfth-inning of a tie-game, Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins took off from third-base. As Cousins barreled toward the plate, trying to tag up and score on a fly ball hit to Giants outfielder Nate Schierholtz, one thing stood in...