The 'Alexander the scoring great' quiz

On Monday night, Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin joined one of the most exclusive clubs in all of sports when he scored the 600th goal of his career in a 3-2 overtime win against the Winnipeg Jets. You don't score 600 goals without registering some serious highlights along the way, and reaching the 600-goal plateau in such a short time solidifies Ovechkin as the greatest...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Giants should do with Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr.’s four-plus years in New York have been marked as much by highlight catches as they have been by dramatics on and off the field. Sometimes it’s the silliness of messing with a kicking net on the sideline to celebrate touchdowns. Sometimes it’s having a party on a boat with teammates days before a playoff game, which, being the NFL, erupts into a scandal that reinforces...
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Teams to watch and avoid in the 2018 tournament

The brackets are out, and now you are sitting in front of a computer screen or with a pencil and a printed version of your bracket trying to figure out who to pick. You know that there are upsets out there but don't know where they are. However, you don't want to pick an upset on a team that could coast to the Final Four.Sure, everyone starts off 0-0, but not everyone arrives here...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Survive and advance' quiz

With the completion of the conference tournaments, Selection Sunday was poised to bring excitement to the college basketball postseason as the brackets were announced. Unfortunately, things did not go so well, and the new NCAA Tournament Selection Show on TBS was a total bomb replete with audio glitches, continuity gaffes by Greg Gumbel and an anticlimactic presentation. By completely...
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The 'Good help is easy to find' quiz

It's been a bizarre offseason if you were an MLB free agent, with many of the top available talents still looking for work. But now that we are just three weeks away from MLB Opening Day, teams are beginning to scoop up the remaining free agents, although there is still an abundance of big names out there for any bidder that wants to come along.  On Thursday, two of the more notable...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Weekender: Ovechkin, Fleury close in on history

At the end of every workweek, Yardbarker takes a look at what the NHL has in store for the weekend. We'll see whose stock is soaring, who needs to get their acts together and what tilts promise to keep you on the edge of your seat. In this week's edition, the Metropolitan Division race heats up, the Predators can't lose and superstars close in on milestones.Who's on fire In the Eastern...
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Clint Capela makes the Rockets nearly unbeatable

As of this writing, the Houston Rockets sit a game above the Golden State Warriors for the best record in the NBA and look like the team with the best shot at unseating the champs from their throne. James Harden is having another MVP-esque season, Chris Paul has been a near perfect complement and the shooting from the entire team has been excellent. Mike D’Antoni is running the NBA...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Legion of Boom goes the dynamite' quiz

The times they are a-changin' up in the Pacific Northwest. While one Seattle team is welcoming back a beloved franchise icon, another is saying goodbye to theirs. On Wednesday, news started to trickle out that Richard Sherman was telling teammates that he would not be back with the Seahawks in 2018. A few hours later, reports indicated that Sherman would, in fact, be released in...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Harden my heart' quiz

When fans look back on the 2017-18 NBA season, they are going to refer to this year as "the James Harden season."The Houston Rockets have the best record in the NBA, thanks in large part to the 16-game winning streak the team is currently on, and Harden, by just about every measure, has been the best player in the Association. His 31 points-per-game leads the league, as does his...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 DHs for 2018

Defining a player's value is more nuanced than simply checking the box score, but there's one position in baseball that is a bit easier to judge. I'm talking, of course, of the designated hitter.The expectations are laid out pretty clearly in the position's title: hit, hit and hit some more.Today, there are some formidable specialists in the bat-swinging game who inhabit the American...
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