Playoffs

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Sports Verdict: Which Team Has A Better Shot At Making The Playoffs? Pirates Vs. Orioles

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?

07/25/2013

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Top 5: LeBron James’ Most Dominating Postseason Performances

LeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.

06/05/2013

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Blackhawks Force Game 7 With 4-3 Win Over Red Wings

Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.

05/28/2013

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NBA Playoff Schedule

Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.

05/23/2013

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NHL Playoffs Schedule

The battle for the Stanley Cup rages on. Keep up with your favorite team’s playoff schedule.

05/23/2013

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Wild Lament Early Exit But Note Improvement

Making the playoffs for the first time in five years should count as progress. For the Minnesota Wild, that step forward wasn’t firm enough.

05/11/2013

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San Antonio Spurs – Golden State Warriors Game 3 Preview

The confident aura the Golden State Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.

05/10/2013

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Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday’s Pivotal Game 3

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.

05/10/2013

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Wild’s Wes Walz On WCCO With Game Four Preview

Veteran hockey player and broadcaster Wes Walz talked Wild playoff hockey with Dave Lee Tuesday on the WCCO Morning News.

05/07/2013

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Wild Recall Veilleux From AHL For 4th Line Spark

The Minnesota Wild have altered their lineup in search of a spark in their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.

05/05/2013

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Wild’s Pominville To Miss Game 1 Against Blackhawks

Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville will sit out Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks.

04/30/2013

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Thunder’s Westbrook Out; Will Undergo Knee Surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.

04/26/2013

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Miami Heat Take 3-0 Lead In Series After 104-91 Victory Over Bucks

The Miami Heat’s latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs.

04/26/2013

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Coyle, Clutterbuck Give Wild 2-1 Win Over Kings

Charlie Coyle and Cal Clutterbuck scored 16 seconds apart late in the first period, helping the Minnesota Wild break their five-game home losing streak and hang on for a critical 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.

04/23/2013

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Will The Wild Make The Playoffs? It’s Up To Them

It’s make-or-break time for the Wild as they try to white-knuckle their way into the playoffs.

04/22/2013

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Hawks Lose to Knicks, Get No. 6 Seed In East

Carmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.

04/18/2013

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Curry Takes Aim At 3-Point Record As Warriors Close Out Regular Season

Stephen Curry looks to set an NBA record and help the Golden State Warriors build some momentum heading into the playoffs.

04/17/2013

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Lichtenstein: 4 Unresolved Issues Ahead Of Brooklyn’s Playoff Debut

The time for experimenting is over. P.J. Carlesimo has to play his best guys for as long as they can go.

04/17/2013

Senior Andrew Martinson is Concordia's best deep threat in school history, currently sitting at 143 3-pointers. (credit: Concordia Sports Information Office)

Beyond Bounds: Andrew Martinson Is The Cobbers’ Best Deep Threat Ever

Andrew Martinson is a 21st-century, red-blooded American man.

02/21/2013

Junior Nicole Schammel's 65 goals and 111 points this season have her standing atop the state's standings. (credit: Red Wing Republican Eagle)

Beyond Bounds: MN’s Most Dangerous Girl On Skates — Nicole Schammel

Minnesota’s most dangerous girl on skates is taking out the trash. Literally and figuratively.

02/15/2013

Indianapolis Colts v New England Patriots

Around The NFL: Judge Drops Vilma’s Suit, Ryan Leaf Back To Prison, Cards Hire Arians

Ryan Leaf has taken a road that had him at the top of his game to not even having his freedom.

01/18/2013

Stanford v Oregon

Around The NFL: Chip Kelly Drops Out Of College, Bears Look North, LA Gets No Team In 2013

Coaches are allowed to change their minds, right?

01/17/2013

Tennessee Titans v Indianapolis Colts

Around The NFL: Pro Bowl Replacements, Kenny Britt To Talk To Cops, Chargers Hire New Coach

Kenny Britt is going to speak to the cops, the Chargers are officially through the Norv Turner era, and the Pro Bowl still isn’t seen as a priority by everyone.

01/16/2013

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Not Guilty Plea In Post-Game Fight Near Lambeau

A man has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a fight after the Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers game last month.

01/16/2013

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