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Copycat alert: Does Montreal’s win change the NHL’s emphasis fr…

Copycat alert: Does Montreal’s win change the NHL’s emphasis from big and strong to small and crafty?

thehockeynews.com Updated May 15
If the NHL is a bunch of copycats like we’ve come to expect over the years, what will the league do now that bigger, meaner teams like Boston and St. Louis have fallen by the wayside and smaller, quicker teams like Montreal and the New York Rangers have…
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  • Defensive backs center stage at Eagles rookie camp

    Defensive backs center stage at Eagles rookie camp

    philly.com May 15
    Even though they allowed more yards in the air than any other defense in 2013, the Eagles did very little to change the core of their secondary this offseason.
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  • We Reminisce: Allen Iverson Accepts MVP Award, Drops 52 Points …

    We Reminisce: Allen Iverson Accepts MVP Award, Drops 52 Points On The Raptors

    dimemag.com May 15
    Thirteen years ago today, the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors faced off in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. It was also the day Allen Iverson celebrated his individual excellence before and during the game, etching himself into the te…
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  • Baker proud of his time as Eagles' P.A. announcer

    Baker proud of his time as Eagles' P.A. announcer

    philly.com May 15
    As Dan Baker left Lincoln Financial Field after the Eagles' postseason loss in January, he was already looking forward to his 30th season as the team's public-address announcer. Addressing the Philadelphia crowd had been an autumn ritual; he never misse…
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  • Amid Phillies' struggles, Amaro exerting patience

    Amid Phillies' struggles, Amaro exerting patience

    MLB.com May 15
    There are no quick fixes or magic buttons to press. The Phillies simply have to cross their fingers and hope for the best. It is not reassuring for a team with the third-highest payroll in baseball, but that is reality. The Phils enter Friday's series o…
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  • Nebraska quarterback Martinez reportedly fails physical with Ea…

    Nebraska quarterback Martinez reportedly fails physical with Eagles

    philly.com May 15
    Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez reportedly failed his physical with the Eagles, voiding his three-year deal.
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  • Kempski's Corner: Examining the Eagles' Day 3 draft picks

    Kempski's Corner: Examining the Eagles' Day 3 draft picks

    philly.com May 15
    On today's Kempski's Corner, Philly.com's Jimmy Kempski and Pat Gallen analyze the Eagles' picks on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, including Florida cornerback Jaylen Watkins.
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  • Phillies' struggles reveal a host of problems

    Phillies' struggles reveal a host of problems

    philly.com May 15
    Listing Phillies' problems is easy; it's finding solutions that is hard.
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  • Eagles' McCoy to receive Wanamaker Athletic Award

    Eagles' McCoy to receive Wanamaker Athletic Award

    philly.com May 15
    Running back LeSean McCoy, who will be honored at a luncheon on July 2, said he is 'humbled and appreciative.'
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  • Video - Inside the NFC East draft room 05:00

    Inside the NFC East draft room

    May 15
    How did the NFC East fare in the 2014 NFL Draft? The "Path to the Draft" crew breaks down the division's draft class.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Actions speak volumes for KD, OKC

    May 16
    No speeches necessary. Kevin Durant let his actions do the talking in OKC's clincher, writes J.A. Adande.
  • New York Knicks relaunch coaching search after losing out on Steve Kerr

    May 15
    Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks, forced to regroup after being trumped by Golden State in the race to hire Steve Kerr, relaunched their coaching search Thursday.