10 reasons why the Penguins can repeat their Stanley Cup win in 2018

Yes, we know -- it's too far ahead of the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs to be guessing who may take home the Cup. But since the Pittsburgh Penguins hoisted Lord Stanley's Mug in back-to-back seasons, talk of the playoffs is already in full swing. And there is talk to the Pens making history and chasing the elusive "threepeat." Is it possible for Mike Sullivan's Pens to do the unthinkable...
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The most famous forfeits in sports history

The history of forfeits in sports features plenty of memorable events and scandals. The following gallery features the most famous forfeits.
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The 'How many Altuves is the AL MVP award?' quiz

From the time Jose Altuve made his MLB debut in 2011, the famously diminutive Astros second baseman has been one of the most valuable players in all of baseball. This season, Altuve is playing the best ball of his career and, in turn, will likely take home his first MVP award.The AL MVP race is essentially down to three competitors: Mike Trout, Altuve and another player of comically...
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Mike Tomlin's failed attempt at neutrality

The conservative opponents of the protest started by Colin Kaepernick have bemoaned the injection of politics into football over the past year, especially since Donald Trump escalated tensions last week. This is a strategic attempt to make the status quo a sort of antiseptic middle ground when really it’s anything but.The problem with this reasoning is that politics has existed in...
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With the series tied 1-1, tight WNBA Finals heads to L.A.

Well, it's hard to imagine a better start to the WNBA Finals than this.After the first two games in Minnesota, the series between the Minnesota Lynx and the Los Angeles Sparks is all tied up, 1-1. The total point differential in the first two games was a mere three points. Combined. Is it too late to petition to get this series changed to a best-of-seven?In Game 1, Los Angeles stunned...
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Three Up, Three Down: Another October will come and go without Mike Trout

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.Up: Andrew McCutchen is still very good at this baseball thing Last season, Andrew McCutchen finished the...
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Ranking the best college football fan bases

There are a few things that make college football the best sport in country, but there's one thing that is the loudest: the fans. College football fans are some of the most passionate, rowdy supporters in all of sports. While other sports have great fans, there is a special sense of community when it comes to these face paint-bearing, tailgate-having bunch.All college football teams...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Week 4 predictions

Some trends are emerging after only three weeks of the 2017 season. The Chiefs appear to be a fundamentally different animal than in previous seasons, while the Falcons so far haven't suffered any kind of hangover after their Super Bowl meltdown. The Browns and 49ers look very bad. Week 4 brings with it the possibility that some teams will be functionally out of the running with...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 most memorable moments of the MLB season

Over the course of the six-month Major League Baseball regular season, some 4,860 games are played. As a result, there is no shortage of memorable moments produced along the way. It is a testament to the power of a moment if it can still stand tall against all comers by the end of the season. Such is the depth of these type of events that even the 600th home run of Albert Pujols...
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The 'Another day, another NBA superteam' quiz

The 2017-18 NBA season tips off in less than three weeks, but that isn't stopping GMs from making significant changes to their teams' rosters. The OKC Thunder officially have a big three once again with general manager Sam Presti pulling off his second major move of the offseason, prying Carmelo Anthony away from the dumpster fire that is the New York Knicks. Melo and the Thunder...
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