All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘playoffs’

Miami Heat Dominate Pacers to Take 3-1 Series Lead

All season long, the Miami Heat were looking forward to the Indiana Pacers in the NBA Eastern Conference standings, with the Pacers eventually finishing the season two games ahead of the Heat. The immense amount of success for the Pacers during the regular season had many people postulating as to whether this was the year someone would take down the …

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Kevin Durant Hits Improbable Shot; OKC Loses

The MVP race in the NBA this year was and still is absolutely no contest. Kevin Durant has been the best basketball player in the world in 2014, by far. His statistics prove just how unreal his 2013-14 campaign has been: 32 points, 7.4 rebounds, 5.5 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. The only other player who comes close to …

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Dwyane Wade: Returns to Game For A Loss; New Shoes

D.Wade is a hot topic once again, although good that this time it’s for purely professional reasons, bad that there is a big question mark around his name. The *main topic of discussion is Wade’s return to the court after sitting out for nine games on Saturday only to lose to the Atlanta Hawks. Although it looks pretty bad on …

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Dirk Nowitzki: Breaking Records and Not Done Yet

BleacherReport reports to us that Dirk Nowitzki contributed 27 points to the Mavericks’ 107-95 win over the Lakers this past Friday to pass longtime scoring leader Dominique Wilkins for the 11th place in the NBA scoring list. Wilkins ended his career with 26,668 points, while Nowitzki hit 26,678 at the game’s end with more games in the season. At 35, …

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San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Mocks Cam Newton

Thanks in part to two turnovers by the Carolina Panthers and their inability to put any points on the board in the second half, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Panthers yesterday to get one step closer to the Super Bowl. The 49ers won 23-10 and will travel to Seattle on Sunday to play for the NFC Championship. As if …

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Coldest NFL Game? Not By a Long Shot

Headed into Sunday’s match-up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers, many sports analysts and weather forecasters were proclaiming that the record for the coldest NFL game ever played could potentially be broken. With the polar vortex blowing through the central and eastern United States, meteorologists predicted that several parts of the country could see wind-chill temperatures …

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Colts Blackout Averted For AFC Wild Card Playoff Game

It was quite a close call for the Indianapolis Colts. It appears they were able to squeeze pass the daunting possibility of a blackout. Although yesterday it looked as though they totally out of the woods yet. However, they have sold the last 4,500 tickets needed to avert the blackout. According to CBS Sports, NFL officials have announced that the Saturday wildcard …

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Green Bay Packers Finally Sell Out, Avoid Blackout

Football fans in Green Bay and Indianapolis can rest easy. You will be able to watch your football team on television this weekend. It’s hard to believe that Sunday’s Green Bay Packer’s game against the San Francisco 49ers was not sold out as of Thursday night. In fact, three of the four Wild Card weekend NFL games still had seats …

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Green Bay Packers Fans Could Get Blacked Out

Green Bay Packer fans have always been among the most die-hard, loyalists in all of football. From the Ice Bowl to the Brett Favre era to the Super Bowl winning team of 2010, fanatics have braved frigid temperatures and unbearable conditions to watch their beloved soldiers take Lambeau Field. But could it be now that we are accustomed to our …

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Wes Welker Will Likely Be Out Until Playoffs

Here is some scary news for fans of the Denver Broncos. Wes Welker, the star receiver who was recently acquired from the New England Patriots, is not scheduled to return to the team’s lineup until the playoffs. The Broncos are set to have one of the top spots going into the playoffs, but as they are currently tied with the …

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NFL Playoff Scenarios: What Happens Next?

Certain teams have already staked a claim in the playoffs. We’re likely to see an exciting series of games as the regular season draws to a close. The Denver Broncos surprised no one by clinching a playoff spot. They are projected to be the top seeded team in the AFC division, but there’s still a lot in the air for …

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Reggie Bush Expects To Play On Monday Night

Reggie Bush missed out on Detroit’s last game in Philadelphia but expects to play in their big game on Monday night. This will be the first time that the Lions have played in a Monday Night Football game, and Bush does not want to miss the opportunity to play. He is one of the older running backs in the league, …

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