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The Shootaround Episode 29 – The Gang Sticks to Sports & RIP Maggie the Dog

This week Cameron, Ben and I run the three man weave and just dive right into pure, unadulterated sports talk.In the episode we cover:-The Bills tough last two weeks-The 2-3 Patriots-Trevor Lawrence Watch-NFL’s “Contender or Pretender” segment-Previewing the World Series-Are the Tampa Rays for real?-“Bruins culture” and their underwhelming offseason-Blue Jackets shaking things up-Hockey Analytics vs. Eye Test-Are the Leafs

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Ranking the Best Young NHLers to Build a Team Around

The other night I was watching the Leafs vs. Jets tilt and was just wowed by the speed and entertainment. A match-up once dubbed as potentially this generation’s Crosby vs. Ovechkin, Matthews vs. Laine has been more like Crosby vs. Bobby Ryan. But nonetheless between, Auston, Marner, Nylander, Laine, Scheifele, Ehlers and Connor, there was no shortage of prime-time, next

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The Jersday Blog December 6, 2018

The Jersey Round-Up Brock Badgers Basketball Jersey @twaind4 former season ticket holders pic.twitter.com/dK2jpUocga — Adam Cooke (@Acooksy19) December 6, 2018 Last year the Badger’s mens basketball team was second in the OUA and first in the Western Conference with a record of 21-3 which was good enough to qualify for the USports championship as the seventh seed in Canada. This

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NHL Week In Review – Joel Quenneville, The Resilient Red Wings, And The Senators Wild Ride

Hello, beautiful Bench-Lifers. I am back again for another look at the biggest NHL storylines from the past week. There was a ton to talk about during the past seven days so let’s jump right in. Blackhawk Down A new day has dawned for the Chicago Blackhawks. On Tuesday morning, in the midst of a five-game losing streak, the team

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Top 10 Biggest Blunders in Sports History

Professional athletes are the embodiment of power, grace, and skill. They are the peak of physical fitness and perform at the highest level for the world’s enjoyment. Likewise, they are also human and are prone to the same mistakes and lapses of judgment that us mere mortals face on a daily basis. The thing is: when I fall down the

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If You’re A Fan of the NHL, You Should Hate the Vegas Golden Knights

Why don’t we all give a round of applause for the Vegas Golden Knights. Wow, what a great season it’s been! Proving all the doubters wrong. Incredible. Just remarkable, wow! Alright, now everyone shut up. I’ve had enough of all of this “success” and if you’re a fan of virtually any other franchise in the league, you should be fed

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San Jose Sharks v. Vegas Golden Knights Round Two Preview

For half of the playoff teams, the Cup dream is already over. For the other half, they’ve earned the right to continue battling for Lord Stanley’s Mug. Every squad left in the playoffs accumulated over 100 points during the regular season which suggests we are in for a doozy of a second round. My preview of the Winnipeg/Nashville series will

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