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Nov 24

Eli Manning becomes 8th NFL QB with 100 regular season losses

Finding a way to lose 100 regular season games as an NFL quarterback isn’t a black mark — it’s a testament to durability. On Thanksgiving night, Eli Manning joined a list of passers that includes Drew Brees, Brett Favre, Fran Tarkenton, and even his own father in the triple-digit failure club

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Nov 24

The NHL wants to be part of the esports boom, but what will that look like?

One of the more interesting tidbits from Elliotte Friedman’s most recent 31 Thoughts column is that the NHL is looking into getting involved in the booming esports industry. The league apparently discussed it at the Board of Governors meeting in Dec. 2016, and continues to plan for a future where

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Nov 23

Only 1 man could end the Celtics’ streak, and his name is Dion Waiters

The Celtics had won 16 straight games, the last three after major comebacks. Boston was on a 13-0 run to pull with one with three minutes left. Only one man could end all of this and bring order back to a lawless world. And his name is Dion Waiters. Wa…

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Nov 23

Kawhi Leonard’s mysterious injury still has no timetable. Here’s how it became so serious.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is an NBA lifer, but even he has never seen an injury like Kawhi Leonard’s strained quad tendon. The star forward has missed all 18 games that San Antonio has played so far this season, and there’s still no timetable for his return. “Never, never,”

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Nov 22

Shohei Ohtani’s path to MLB cleared after new posting agreement is reached before deadline

Well, thank goodness this all worked out, am I right? For months, it looked like a lock that Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani would be transferring to MLB for 2018. Everybody was excited, and we even started analyzing who would have the best shot a…

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Nov 22

3 reasons Brandon Ingram could be one of the NBA’s best scorers in time

Brandon Ingram was drafted No. 2 overall by the Lakers in 2016 as a known long-term “project” type of prospect. After his first year in the league, there was little to love from his play, and an impatient L.A. fanbase was looking ahead to Lonzo Ball as…

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Nov 22

Warriors vs. Thunder 2017 odds: Golden State a road betting favorite at Oklahoma City

The Golden State Warriors are a perfect 7-0 straight up and against the spread in their last seven games against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors can extend their winning streak over the Thunder to eight with a win on the road this Wednesday nig…

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Nov 21

The Celtics just keep finding ways to win

The Boston Celtics’ win streak has survived. It took an 13-point fourth quarter comeback, overtime, and an impossible Kyrie Irving shot, but Boston has now won 16 consecutive games. It really looked like the Mavericks would end it. They led by double digits at several points throughout the second

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Nov 21

6 things that defined the Falcons’ 34-31 shootout win vs. the Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks almost came back from an 11-point deficit late in the fourth quarter, but the Atlanta Falcons held them off and climbed into the second Wild Card spot Monday night with a 34-31 win. Atlanta improved to 6-4, tying the record of the …

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Nov 21

Meet the NBA announcer who turned Top-10 highlights into a viral masterpiece

Last month, Beau Estes created a two-and-a-half minute masterpiece: Watch that top 10 from an uneventful Wednesday, and tell me Estes isn’t the LeBron James of the voiceover. The rhyming is effortless — “A man who wears No. 10 attacking the rim and sending it in” bleeds into “Trey Burke goes berserk

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Nov 21

Meet the NBA announcer who turned Top-10 highlights into a viral masterpiece

Last month, Beau Estes created a two-and-a-half minute masterpiece: Watch that top 10 from an uneventful Wednesday, and tell me Estes isn’t the LeBron James of the voiceover. The rhyming is effortless — “A man who wears No. 10 attacking the rim and sending it in” bleeds into “Trey Burke goes berserk

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Nov 21

Free This Player: Vinnie Hinostroza deserves another NHL shot

(Note: Welcome to a new weekly column from SB Nation NHL called “Free This Player,” where each Tuesday we’ll dig into a relatively unheralded player from the NHL or AHL who deserves a better opportunity than the one he’s receiving. Or, in the words of the internet, “free him” to do his thing.

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Nov 21

An MLB pitch clock looks likely, now both sides are haggling over how many seconds it will be

An MLB pitch clock was already looking likely for 2018. They’ve been testing this in the minor leagues and everything seems poised to take it to the next level, as long as the players and league agree on the system so it can be incorporated in 2018 rather than the season after. The whole “agree”

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Nov 20

Martin Truex Jr. showcases ability, outduels Kyle Busch to win Cup Series championship

Martin Truex Jr. isn’t one for superstitions. Lucky mementos are just not his thing. On Sunday, however, in the biggest race of his star-crossed career, he made an exception. He carried with him a rabbit’s foot given to him the day before by good buddy Darrell Gwynn. A noted Top Fuel drag racer

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Nov 20

Celtics and Warriors lead the chase in these never-too-early NBA playoff projections

The NBA season is a month old, but it’s never too early to look ahead to the playoff picture. Our inaugural NBA playoff projections of the 2017-18 season include a mix of our preseason assumptions about where teams would land in the pecking order in addition to a refreshed assessment based on about

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Nov 20

A day with Hornets assistant coach — and NBA lifer — Stephen Silas

Stephen Silas, the associate head coach of the Charlotte Hornets, is the ultimate NBA lifer. He was literally born into the league in Boston, where his father Paul, a former NBA star and coach who spent more than 40 years in the league, was helping the…

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