Whitecaps and D.C. United draw as Major League Soccer playoff chase resumes

Vancouver Whitecaps fan Vanni Sartini had high hopes that their exciting encounter against D.C. United would finally showcase their transformation from good team to very good squad; but with only two points earned and an uncertain result (2-2 draw), his emotions remain mixed after yet another disappointing outing against an opponent that showed they haven’t…

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Lions beat Packers to take early command of NFC North

Lions takes early advantage in NFC North

David Montgomery had spent four seasons with the Chicago Bears without ever defeating Green Bay, yet somehow found himself wearing Detroit Lions gear on Thursday evening and leading them to an emphatic 34-20 win at Lambeau Field. It’s certainly no coincidence. “Coming into work today was something entirely new for me,” Montgomery noted, upon contemplating…

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Bassitt’s career night puts Blue Jays within reach of postseason

Chris Bassitt of the Toronto Blue Jays relies heavily on two measurements when it comes to evaluating pitcher’s performances: games started (GS) and innings pitched (IP). Quality starts, strikeouts, ERA, wins are important statistics, but for Chris, their true depth lies within these two. Bassitt provided insight into his mindset in an interview recently, explaining…

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Edmonton Oilers edge Vancouver Canucks 4-3 thanks to Connor McDavid’s overtime goal

McDavid’s winning goal came just 55 seconds into overtime when he made an outstanding display with an expert backhand shot from an unexpected breakaway opportunity. Woodcroft commented on the game by noting its lack of offensive elegance but ultimately finding enough scoring to win it: despite hard efforts shown during a high-scoring affair. Defensively, the…

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