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2011 Nhl Playoffs

The NHL Could Learn From European Football

Larry Leach | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Larry Leach

One of the biggest issues facing fans of the National Hockey League is excitement during the regular season. As a fan of The Premiership in English Football, I see a lot of things they do right to make the regular season and every game exciting.

Bizarre Food & Drink Moments With The Stanley Cup

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.06.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Lifting the Stanley Cup overhead during a victory lap is the most dreamed of moment for NHL players and armchair diehards -- the thing that gets camer...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.26.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As disliked as Barry Bonds is outside the Bay area, here's something he did right. He has offered to pay for college for the two kids of the Giants fan who was beaten outside Dodger Stadium.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's nice and all that NFL owners have adopted some new rules for player safety, but aren't their efforts misguided? Shouldn't they spend every waking moment negotiating with the players?

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Len Berman | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Mets owner Fred Wilpon's honest comments about his players are making the sports pages. On David Wright: "A really good kid. A very good player. Not a superstar."

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Len Berman | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Here's a pleasant thought. None other than that noted crime expert Ray Lewis, the Baltimore linebacker, has issued this dire warning. If there's no NFL football, crime will go up.

Canucks Defenseman Sends Shark Flying

Posted 07.23.2011 | Sports

Vancouver's Keith Ballard made arguably the best hit of the NHL playoffs during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday. Early in the second...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York
Len Berman

If you haven't heard, a California preacher says the world will end at 6 pm Saturday. Since post time for the Preakness is around 6:15 pm, betting on the race would be a waste of time and money.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This year's Preakness mascot is Kegasus, half man, half horse. The whole idea is to draw "party animals." Let's see, music, lots of beer and a bikini contest. And you wonder why ticket sales are up 17%?

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Len Berman | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Cincinnati's flamboyant wide receiver Chad Ochocinco rode a bull over the weekend in Atlanta. The NFL lockout had better end before he gets stomped to death. By the way, he lasted 1.5 seconds.

Lightning Score 3 Goals In 1:25

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.14.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — The swift-skating Tampa Bay Lightning wasted little time taking control of the Eastern Conference finals. Sean Bergenheim began a stretc...

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Len Berman | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Tiger Woods limped off the golf course yesterday after shooting an ugly six-over-par 42 through nine holes. So the future of the PGA Tour is more of the same. No Tiger.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

George Steinbrenner was lots of things to lots of people, but who knew he was an FBI informant? Was he a super patriot? Nah. It helped him get a pardon for his illegal campaign contributions.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Seattle Mariners have dumped Milton Bradley. Not a surprise. Despite being paid $12 million this season, he's batting .218. Which team will now hire him and proclaim, "He's a changed man"?

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Len Berman | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A 20-1 shot, Animal Kingdom, won the Kentucky Derby. He goes from a horse nobody ever heard of to Preakness favorite. After all, he's Maryland-based.

WATCH: 5-Year-Old Pumps Up Predators

Posted 07.06.2011 | Sports

Before the Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks took the ice for Game 4 on Thursday night at the Bridgestone Arena, the Predators used a 5-year-o...

For a Rite of Spring, Give Me Hockey

Jeff Polman | Posted 07.05.2011 | Sports
Jeff Polman

When it comes to sheer postseason tension, breathless action to lock you to the couch without bathroom breaks, the Stanley Cup playoffs deliver a clean body check to their hoop roommates every spring.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Cubs have come up with some weekday promotions like cheap beer and $1 hot dogs to lure customers to the bleachers. Better incentives might be free gasoline or actually having a winning team.

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Len Berman | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

What will end first on the Dodgers, Andre Ethier's hitting streak (now 29) or petty cash on hand? According to the L.A. Times the Dodgers don't have enough money to cover payroll this month.

WHIFF: Bruins Defenseman Misses Hit, Crashes Head-First Into Boards

Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

Late in the first period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Bruins and Flyers, Boston's Adam McQuaid was ready to deliver a hu...

Flyers-Sabres Game 7: Which Team Will Win?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2011 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers have their captain for Game 7. Forward Mike Richards sidestepped a punishing hit instead of delivering one on Monday, a...

Ducks Winger Scores JAW-DROPPING Goal

Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

Anaheim's Bobby Ryan scored a stunning goal against the Nashville Predators in Game 5 on Friday night. In the first minute of the third period wit...

WATCH: Bruins Defender Flips Off Montreal Fans

Posted 06.22.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: The NHL fined Andrew Ference $2,500 for making an obscene gesture to the Montreal fans. EARLIER: In the second period of Game 4 between...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.21.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Dodgers were always one of those "crown jewel" franchises. Not anymore. Major League Baseball has basically fired the owner, Frank McCourt.

Rangers Fans Taunt Caps Coach

Posted 06.21.2011 | Sports

New York Rangers fans fired back at Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau's criticism of Madison Square Garden during Game 4 on Wednesday night. ...