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The Washington Capitals …

… Defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-1 in overtime of Game 6, and will play in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1997-98. Goodbye, Pittsburgh! I think I found a team I like even less than the Denver … Continue reading

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Choking Dogs? This isn’t Easy.

Every time the Capitals get in the playoffs, they fall short. This time, after getting a 3-1 lead on the hated, ESPN-backed New York Rangers, they lost, 2-1 in overtime of game seven. ESPN’s media responded with the typical “choking … Continue reading

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Ted Leonsis is happy

Washington DC, for what we believe is the first time ever, has NBA and NHL teams in the second round of their respective playoffs in the same year. In fact, the Wizards completed their first four-game sweep ever. Ted Leonsis, … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympics: Russia’s Home Field Advantage

Virtually every country hosting an Olympics does better in the medal count. Russia, which is normally strong in the Winter Olympics anyway, is going to do well. But there’s one sport I’m really interested in seeing: Hockey, of course. Hockey, … Continue reading

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SportsCenter Measured in its Full Glory

Was reading Deadspin, came across the article “What I Learned From A Year of Watching SportsCenter“. All of BSP’s suspicions about biased sports media are correct. 1) Total bias towards pet players: The two top mentions of athletes belonged to … Continue reading

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Caps Collapse Yet Again

Last night, the Washington Capitals fell in yet another Game 7 travesty, 5-0 to the New York Rangers. Lets set aside my enormous dislike for the Rangers and virtually all New York related-sports. Lets not talk about my boycott of … Continue reading

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The NHL is Dead

Here’s a bitter pill to swallow: The NHL has committed suicide by this ridiculous, unnecessary lockout. The fans are not coming back. There are too many other diversions now to allow the NHL to be relevant. I don’t even have … Continue reading

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