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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 cam...

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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.

Back To Boston

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Louis and Teddy Purcell each scored twice, resilient goalie Dwayne Roloson weathered a hat trick by Boston's David Krej...

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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?

Canucks Send Sharks Home With Double OT Win

AP | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin didn't hesitate to compare winning Olympic gold to the chance to play for the St...

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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."

One Win Away

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Brad Marchand was sitting on the bench when he saw Tampa Bay's Steve Downie get the puck at the edge of the crease, with nothing but an...

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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...

Canucks Put Sharks On Brink

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 07.22.2011 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sami Salo scored twice and Ryan Kesler added a goal as the Vancouver Canucks capitalized on three two-man advantages in the s...

Bruins Blank Lightning

AP | Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to overcome a resurgent Tim Thomas and even up the Eastern Conference finals. Tampa Bay trail...

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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.

Canucks Crush Sharks For 2-0 Series Lead

AP | Posted 07.19.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa was already taking some good-natured heat from his teammates after his G...

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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%?

Rookie Leads Bruins To Game 2 Victory

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 07.17.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Tyler Seguin had two goals and two assists and the Boston Bruins fed off the energy of the recently promoted rookie to beat the Tampa B...

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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.

Sharks Avoid Epic Collapse

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Patrick Marleau got his first point of the series when he knocked home a rebound with 7:47 to play and the San Jose Sharks fi...

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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.

Red Wings Force Game 7

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Henrik Zetterberg and Valtteri Filppula scored less than two minutes apart in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied agai...

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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"?

Canucks Dump Predators In 6

AP | BETH RUCKER | Posted 07.09.2011 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vancouver Canucks have had plenty of practice this postseason when given the chance to eliminate an opponent. They finall...

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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.