1. Dan Bylsma Enjoys the Aftertaste of the Boudreau Effect

    He had 25 games to propel an inherited version of the Pittsburgh Penguins into the bounty of postseason play. Whether it was done gracefully, with aesthetics or through rugged performances, general ...

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  2. Kaka's Transfer Has Implications in Weighing the Position of Serie A

    With Kaka absent from Serie A competition, who will replace him as an ambassador for the league? Of course, this is the newest extension to an all-pervasive debate in European football, ...

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  3. Why Contraction—Not Expansion—Should Be on the NHL's Agenda

    With the NHL enjoying some record-breaking numbers in the U.S. and certainly showing signs of an enlivened pulse on American television—that’s right, cable network Versus finally ...

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  4. Red Wings-Penguins: Wings Solidify More Than Home Ice Advantage in Victory

    By chance and incident, 22-year-old Michigan native Justin Abdelkader was called upon to fill the void of Pavel Datsyuk and/or Kris Draper, as in he supplied the Detroit Red Wings with some legs in the absence of the two acclaimed players...

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  5. Why Paolo Maldini Must Be Thanked by This Rossoneri Fan

    For football fans living in North America, the license to become a supporter of a club is not necessarily the by-product of hereditary lineage—unlike many other pro sports leagues ...

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  6. UFC in Toronto: A Testimony in Favour of More Canadian Venues

    As an all-around fan of MMA living in Toronto, I have gone through the pay-per-view route dozens upon dozens of times to see blockbuster fights materialize and sometimes, well, flop...

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  7. Roberto Luongo's Captaincy Had Merit, but Was Just Too Much for a Goaltender

    As Roberto Luongo sat on the visitor’s bench in the United Centre shortly after the Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the playoffs in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, ...

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  8. Why Bettman Is Exploring Every Avenue to Halt Relocation

    When the NHL revamped its Collective Bargaining Agreement at the expense of the 2004-05 season, it was hardly possible to believe the resumption of the game and what it embodied would remain intact...

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  9. Drama Evident Before and After Manny Pacquiao Victory

    In one of four HBO videos chronicling the building stages to the Las Vegas encounter between Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao and British sensation Ricky Hatton, viewers were able to see what exactly polarized each fighter...

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  10. F1 Changes Benefit Newcomers

    When Honda chose to fold its team in Formula One racing shortly after the recessionary effects of the economy were felt by the auto industry and abroad, there was suspicion that other manufacturers in the series would defect to a similar fate...

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  11. Sean Avery Should Not Be Treated As an Exception to Coach's Discretion

    The determinant point of angst and apprehension could be isolated when New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella engaged in a war of words with a Washington Capitals fan in the latter stages of a 4-0 loss to the Capitals on Friday...

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  12. NHL Will Not Wage Relocation Just Yet

    After it was known by reporters across Toronto that NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly had courted GTA businessmen on Thursday, it was inevitable rumors would dash through the city without so much a word of confirmation...

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  13. How the Canadiens Unfurled into Chaos

    When Carey Price acknowledged a sputter of visible jeering directed toward him with a sarcastic gesture of his own amid, the Montreal Canadiens’ elimination at the hands of a, ...

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