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Want sports excitement? Try Game 7 overtime in the NHL!

Of the four major professional sports in the U.S. (MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL), the NHL probably ranks last on the sports fan interest list. But if you are not a hockey fan, and specifically, an NHL fan, you are missing out on one of the most exciting aspects of sports: the Game 7 overtime game… hockey’s version of sudden death. 432 more words

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Specialization in Young Athletes May Not be a Good Idea

All of our athletic families, or those that show an interest in sports, would like our youth to become the next LeBron James, Aaron Rodgers, Derek Jeter or for the young women they could perform like Britney Griner, Kerrie Walsh, or Lindsey Vonn. 192 more words

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The 20 Best Sports Movies of All Time: ESPN, IMDB, FOX Sports, and Bleacher Report

And what are the best sports movies of all time? There is no consensus from the experts on the bunch, especially in the ranking order. 191 more words


Current active streaks of winning seasons in pro sports

Through games of August 14, the New York Yankees have a 61-58 record, three games over .500. Big deal, right? Well, should the Yankees falter and end the season at .500 or below, they would break a current streak of 21 seasons where they played above .500. 235 more words

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Need Game 7 drama? Try the NHL!

Sports fans who like the drama of “win-or-go-home” Game Sevens have to be happy with the NBA and NHL playoffs this season. As we enter the final series in both sports, we have seen 12 Game Sevens (seven in the NHL and five in the NBA). 310 more words

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Longest active playoff streak in major pro sports

The Detroit Red Wings last night began their 2014 NHL playoff run with a 1-0 win over the Boston Bruins. The Red Wings are playing in their 23rd consecutive NHL playoffs, not only the longest active streak in the league, but also the longest active streak in the four major professional sports. 256 more words

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