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United wins 2nd leg, loses on aggregate

The second leg of the CONCAF quarterfinals between DC United and LD Alajuelense left several players feeling black-and-blue afterwards. It’s not clear as to which was chillier, the weather conditions or the interaction between the two teams (six yellows issued on the evening). The Black-and-Red fell short of making history as they only won by one goal, 2-1. Still, it was a solid win after a horrible loss just days ago…

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Taking a look at the projected #1 Seeds

It is March, meaning that ESPN’s bracketology guru, Joe Lunardi, is hard at work trying to predict the field of 68.  In his projection, Lunardi has also layed out the four teams which he thinks will have a No.1 seed. I take a look at each below.   Kentucky Wildacts -#1 Midwest Region- As Kentucky chases perfection, it makes sense that the undefeated Wildcats would sit atop Joe Lunardi’s projected…

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Recapping the Eagles and Bills Trade

The big news out of the NFL on Tuesday was the trade that was set in place between the Philadelphia Eagles and Buffalo Bills. Philadelphia will send running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The trade cannot be made official until the 2015 NFL season officially starts next Tuesday. McCoy, who is one of the premier running backs in the NFL today, have never played his home…

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The NFL’s annual game of tag has begun

This is always an exciting day every NFL off-season, teams make decisions on whether to retain a player’s services or let them hit the open market. The players at hand must be considered ‘veteran’ players, usually players that are coming off of their initial rookie deals and are restricted free agents or unrestricted free agents. The ‘tag’ allows a team to choose one of those players to stay on the…

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Ovechkin, Washington bury Toronto behind fast start

Toronto ended up being just what Washington needed to snap their losing streak and their issue with slow starts. The Capitals started fast and kept the heat on the Leafs throughout the game, earning a 4-0 win. Washington is now 29-1-4 on the season when they score first in games, how they start games is huge for them. The win put the Capitals in back in the mix in their…

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