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Daily Archives: 7th February 2018

NBA trade deadline 2018: What can we learn from 2017's blockbuster deals?

Everybody loves blockbuster deals. With any luck, Monday’s Blake Griffin deal will be the first of a few major trades that shake up the league before the Feb. 8 deadline. Part of the fun is that, when those moves are made, they will be analyzed, criticized and graded. Inevitably, some of those immediate reactions will seem smart and others will seem ...

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Stage Lengths Set for All Three Series

February 7, 2018 | 3:38 P.M. EST In the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, all 2018 stage lengths will remain consistent with 2017. (Photo: Getty Images) Share: NASCAR today announced the 2018 stage lengths for its three national series, looking to build on last season’s successful debut of the race format.

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NCAA selection chair: revamped evaluation a 'positive step'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) NCAA selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen figures the revamped way to evaluate quality of wins for determining this year’s tournament field is an improvement. Speaking during a teleconference with reporters Wednesday, the Creighton athletic director called the new quadrant system that gives more weight to wins on the road or neutral courts ”a positive step.” ”I think ...

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Nova Scotia Hero Saves Couple From Flooding Car Near Kentville

KENTVILLE, N.S. — At first, Richard Kirk couldn’t hear the screams. The wind was howling, and rain battered the Nova Scotia carpenter’s face, as he looked down at a vehicle that had gone off a slippery Annapolis Valley road last Friday night and into a watery ditch. Then he heard Alex Pineo and Cassidy Jones, frightened and shouting for help. ...

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Lions' Patricia won't confirm whether Jim Bob Cooter will remain OC

Matt Patricia was introduced as the new head coach of the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, and has some decisions to make with his staff. Patricia previously served as the New England Patriots‘ defensive coordinator and brought over Paul Pasqualoni to serve in that role with the Lions. Meanwh… NFL | theScore

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Astros set for March 12 visit to White House

Fresh off the first World Series title in franchise history, the Houston Astros announced Wednesday they’ll visit the White House on March 12, an off day in their spring training schedule, reports MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart. Under President Donald Trump, the customary champions’ visit to the White House ha… MLB | theScore

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