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Two-faced NHL Is No Place For Handshake Lines

It is one of the time-honored traditions in team sports, one that is so unique, so noble that it stands above the rest, some say. Well, Sluggo, don’t kid yourself. While the post-season handshake ceremony has the appearance of

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NFL Draft Blows Competition Away Once Again

Snow cones in Haiti. Porsches in a used-car lot. Class to Donald Sterling. Is there anything that the NFL couldn’t sell these days? But for three days in New York this week, the No Finer League will outdo itself.

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Note to Melo: Want More of Same, Old Bulls?

Even with Derrick Rose still in remission, this NBA postseason promised to be different for the Chicago Bulls, they assured us. They were healthier than they had been at this time in recent years. They were a confident bunch,

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Clippers Stars in Order, Thunder’s Out of Whack

They were two plays on one night of the NBA playoffs, but added together, they told us a lot of what we needed to know about the Los Angeles Clippers and the Oklahoma City Thunder and their postseason chances.

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Only On-ice Tragedy Can Change NHL Culture

So this is what the Neanderthal Hockey League has become in the 21st century: No longer are injuries described as upper body or lower body, but players are said to be simply dead or alive. And so it went

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Starstruck Media Muddies Golf’s Picture

The latest television ratings for The Masters are in, and they’re about as pretty as Phil Mickelson’s score on the 12th hole in the second round. That was a triple-bogey six (without a penalty shot, no less) for those

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Vulnerable Pacers, Heat Leave East to Be Had

Oh, that mild and wacky NBA Eastern Conference. Just when you thought the Miami Heat were too old, too tired, too LeBron, they turned back the clock and played like champions again. Just when you thought the Indiana Pacers

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Women’s Hoops Have Come A Short Way, Baby

Death. Taxes. Justin Bieber. Women’s college basketball. Is anything more predictable in life these days? In case you slept through it, the unbeaten, unchallenged Connecticut Huskies won the NCAA championship game. Again. In a belly laugher. Again. The national

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Time for Calipari to Stop Kid’s Stuff, Turn Pro

As midnight approached on Monday, Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari looked like a man who had just gone one-on-one with a grizzly bear in a dark forest. He limped to the podium on a bum right hip that

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Should LeBron James Go or Should He Stay in Miami?

This summer Heat megastar LeBron James will become the most coveted free agent in the history of the NBA if not all of professional sports. Speculation has several teams as possible destinations, a list that includes the Chicago Bulls,