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Yasiel Puig and the All-Star Game: Does He Deserve To Make It?

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A hot topic this week has been whether or not Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers phenom, deserves a spot in this month’s All-Star Game.

Many point to just a hot month and a lack of experience as reasons why he should not be allowed to join.

The fact is, Puig deserves to be there. Continue reading

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Boston Bruins Up 3-0: Time To Relive The Greatest Choke In NHL History

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The Bruins took a 3-0 series lead over the New York Rangers Tuesday night, pushing their series to the brink.

Rangers look like they are done, after all, how many teams have ever blown a 3-0 lead in NHL Playoffs History?

Well, for one, the Bruins. Continue reading

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Rangers’ Carl Hagelin Attempts Kicking a Puck, Suffers Untimely Hockey Death Wipeout Fall (GIF and Video)

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There was a lot of rightful concern for what happened to New York Rangers star, Marc Staal last night.

But a light and funny blooper happened at the end of the game that we can all get a laugh at.

Speedster Carl Hagelin tried to run out the clock last night during a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers and temporarily forgot he plays hockey and not soccer. Continue reading

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Rangers’ Defenseman Marc Staal Gets Hit With a Puck In The Eye From a Flyers Slap Shot (Video)

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In a scary moment Tuesday night, New York Rangers defenseman, Marc Staal, took a puck straight to his eye during the 3rd period of their matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden.

The MSG crowd went silent as he remained down writhing in pain while trainers rushed onto the ice.

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The Guide to NBA All-Star Saturday Night 2013

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Four major competitions make up the NBA All-Star Saturday Night Event: Shooting Stars, Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Dunk Contest.

Below is a run down of what you will find when you turn on your TV Saturday night

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Dikembe Mutombo Blocks and Finger-Wags Everything For a Geico Commercial (Video)

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America will never let go of their love of Dikembe Mutombo and his penchant for blocks and finger wagging.

As the latest proof of this, Geico has released a new commercial featuring the former Denver Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets Center Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo and his trademark moves from his playing days as an 8-time NBA All-Star.

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Rangers Beat the Flyers and Get Back to .500 But Lose Captain Ryan Callahan To A Possible Shoulder Injury

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The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Tuesday night for their 2nd straight victory, sending their record back to .500 at 3-3.  Henrik Lundqvist had perhaps his best performance of the 2013 season, only giving up a goal midway through the 3rd and the Blueshirts were boosted from goals by Michael Del Zotto and Ryan Callahan at MSG.

But it is the injury to Captain Cally that has everyone worried.

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Raymond Felton Returns Tonight Against the 76ers, So What’s About To Change With The Knicks?

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Ray Felton returns tonight from the “terrifying” pinkie injury he suffered last month.

This is not the same Knicks team since he left.  It will not be the same Knicks team of the past month now that he has returned.

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Rangers Finally Get A Win: Marian Gaborik’s Hat Trick Beats The Bruins

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Marian Gaborik completed the first Hat Trick of the season and Taylor Pyatt added another in a Rangers victory over the Bruins, Thursday night.

After two straight losses, New York found a way to finally break through early – with Gaborik scoring two goals in the first period to stake out an early lead and stop Tuukka Rask’s momentum.

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The Sanchize Crashes and Burns – The End of Defending Sanchez

And Possible Future Replacements

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The time to defend Mark Sanchez is over.

There are no more reasons.  There are no more excuses.  There are no more stats.  There are no more playoff victories to look at.

Lack of talent around him no longer matters.

No, Sanchez was tasked with one thing to do: Protect the ball long enough to beat three more bad teams and make the playoffs.  He could not do that.
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