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Trophy Mishaps

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It’s trophy season. And we can’t wait. Sure, there are championship games and celebrations in every month of the year, but they seem to come fast and furious in late spring and early summer. Ideal timing, since we can insist the teary eyes and sniffles are simply allergy-related. A band of fully-bearded brutes will whoop and weep in…
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NHL Playoffs Preview: Who To Cheer For

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Woe, Canada. The NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs, for the first time since 1970, won’t feature a single squad from the Great White North. No Calgary Flames. No Edmonton Oilers, again. No Montreal Canadiens. No Ottawa Senators. No Toronto Maple Leafs. No Vancouver Canucks. And no Winnipeg Jets. Surely, there will be some sort of government inquiry,…
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Toronto Blue Jays 2016 Preview

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Unfortunately, we won’t have to worry about the annual argument over who should be billed as Canada’s team in the Stanley Cup playoffs. For the first time since 1970, back before the NHL expanded to Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver or Winnipeg, all of Canada’s teams will be watching from home. So what is our best bet for a…
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The Best Regular Seasons

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The Golden State Warriors are proving good things come in threes. Three-pointers, that is. With superstar point guard Steph Curry repeatedly draining buckets from beyond the arc, the defending champion Warriors have a shot at posting the best regular-season record in NBA lore.   Curry made history March 7, becoming the first to swish 300-plus…
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