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Thoughts on changing the NHL Draft Lottery

As the talent at the top of the NHL Draft continues to rise each year the topic of tanking to ensure higher odds at the first overall pick is becoming a hot topic. 1,296 more words

Sabres & NHL

Why I Hate Bill Simmons

So you know, I used to *love* Bill Simmons. I spent hours going through his “Sports Guy’s World” archives and laughing my fool head off. I didn’t care that he was an blatant and unrepentant homer for teams I loathed. 896 more words

Basketball

Nick Young had a career night when all the Lakers needed to do was lose

Even when Nick “Swaggy P” Young wins, he somehow manages to lose.

In a game where it would have been advantageous for the Lakers to lose so they could get a higher draft pick, Young had a career night and led the Lakers to a win over the Utah Jazz. 460 more words

NBA

Sixers locked into lottery #2 seed, what it means and where it gets us

It’s been all but a done deal for the last week or so, but with the Milwaukee Bucks’ loss in Toronto last night and our own Philadelphia 76ers’ win at home closer against the Celtics–a bookend of Ws in an otherwise L-heavy season of play at the Wells Fargo Center–it’s official: The #2 seed in the tanking rankings belongs to the Sixers and Sixers alone. 1,279 more words

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Tanking in the NBA

     With all the attention on tanking in the NBA centered around the Philadelphia 76ers trading away players and losing games because of inferior lineups (not tanking says NBA commish Silver), someone needs to take notice of the “interesting” lineup decisions made elsewhere.   282 more words

NFL

Milwaukee Bucks Will Have the Most Ping Pong Balls in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

With a 110-100 defeat in Toronto Monday night, the Milwaukee Bucks locked up the worst record in the NBA this season, and thus the most ping pong balls in the much-anticipated NBA draft lottery. 416 more words

NBA

Milwaukee Bucks embrace ignominy, clinch NBA's worst record

Yes we can! Yes we can!

The Milwaukee Bucks clinched the worst record in the NBA on Monday night when they lost to the Raptors 110-100, securing them the greatest chance at getting the number-one pick in the NBA Draft. 154 more words

NBA