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Which Early Hot MLB Teams Can Sustain All Season?

during their game at Citi Field on April 13, 2018 in New York City. There is a long way to go until we can make realistic assumptions about who the contenders are in MLB this season, but already we are seeing signs of some teams making a big splash. Some, like the Houston Astros, are doing more or less what is expected of them. Others, like the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets, have started very well, putting up historical numbers in the ‘W’ column. Which Early Hot MLB Teams Can Sustain All Season? But which teams can...

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New York Yankees Fans Are Getting Exactly What Was Advertised With Giancarlo Stanton

When the New York Yankees managed to pull off a trade with their former shortstop-turned Miami Marlins owner for Giancarlo Stanton the baseball-loving free world was in awe. How could Jeter let such a draw go so easily? Why didn’t he hold out for more? Was collusion involved? Anyone not associated with or fans of the Yankees questioned the deal. But fans of the Yankees were ecstatic. They were getting the reigning home run champ; a guy who has never hit fewer than 22 home runs in a season! The year he did hit 22 he only played in...

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Three New York Giants Who Will Make a Bigger Impact Next Season

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – DECEMBER 31: New York Giants running back Wayne Gallman (22) during the National Football League Game between the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins on December 31, 2017, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The New York Giants have undergone massive changes since the end of the 2017 season. With a new coaching staff and a significant overhaul of the roster, the team has a number of question marks. Incoming veterans Nate Solder and Alec Ogletree should make positive impacts immediately, but the losses of...

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Ottawa Senators Chris Wideman Sidelined for Remainder of Season

View the original article on Last Word On Hockey: Ottawa Senators Chris Wideman Sidelined for Remainder of Season OTTAWA, ON – NOVEMBER 16: Ottawa Senators Defenceman Chris Wideman (6) is helped up by Assistant athletic therapist Domenic Nicoletta during third period National Hockey League action between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators on November 16, 2017, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) With the season coming to a close and the Ottawa Senators eliminated from playoff contention, Chris Wideman will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2017-18...

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Winnipeg Jets Still Flying Under the Radar

With just a handful of games left in the NHL regular season, the Central division leads the way once more. The league-leading Nashville Predators are just three points up on the second place Winnipeg Jets for the division lead. On closer inspection, these two teams are even closer than the standings suggest. One of the best ways to evaluate a team going into the playoffs is to look at their recent form, specifically their adjusted corsi for percentage over the past 25 games. Over that time span the Jets lead the league with a 55.4 CF%, trailing just behind...

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