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Patrick Roy Wins Debut As Avalanche Coach, Goes After Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau Anyway [Video]

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Patrick Roy made a successful debut as an NHL head coach, as his Colorado Avalanche took down the Anaheim Ducks 6-1.

Apparently that was not enough for Roy, as late in the game, he got into it through the bench-dividing glass, maniacally going after the opposing coach, Bruce Boudreau. Continue reading

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Teemu Selanne Returns For One Last NHL Season With the Ducks

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After 20 seasons in the NHL, there was a possibility that the NHL’s lockout-shortened season of 2013 would be the legendary Teemu Selanne’s final journey in hockey.

Today, via the Anaheim Ducks and Youtube, we found out whether or not that was true: Continue reading

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A Hall of Fame Entering The Steroid Era: Why Baseball Needs To Never Forget, But Also Include

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At 2 PM today, Baseball Writers will be setting a standard for who during the “Steroid Era” can be considered a Hall of Famer and who cannot.

What this standard is, exactly, nobody seems to know. Continue reading

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The Vicious Circle of Success and Destruction: A History of the Florida and Miami Marlins – Part 1

Every year of my childhood, I spent two weeks in Florida each year with my grandparents.  For whatever reason, I began to have a kinship with the new sports teams that would appear in the South Florida market over those years – specifically the Panthers and Marlins.  While relevant for a few years, the Panthers have lived a fairly mediocre and uneventful existence since 1996.

The Marlins, on the other hand, have been full of success, controversy, and reinvention.  Just this week, once again, Miami was full of change when a mega-deal between the Marlins and Blue Jays commenced sending every Marlin making money to Toronto – including Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Josh Johnson – in return for cheap prospects.

While my following of the team has fallen to being inconsequential over the years, they have always been very intriguing to look into.  They are coming up on their 20th anniversary in 2013, so it is as good of a time as any to look back at the eventful history of the Marlins:

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