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Bryan Trottier's magical playoff run was cruical in Islanders' first Stanley Cup victory

1 hour ago   |   Newsday

"He became so dominant in 1980," fellow Hall of Famer Denis Potvin told Newsday last month. "He just established himself. I've often said if I started my own team today, Bryan...
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NBA offers clarity on tiebreakers with uneven schedule

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By TIM REYNOLDS MIAMI - The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual...
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NBA: 22-Team Playoff Tournament Standings Will Be Based on Winning Percentage

5 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   3 articles

The NBA reportedly confirmed Saturday that the final standings for the 2019-20 regular season will be decided based on winning percentage...
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NBPA approves plan to resume NBA season at Disney World, sets plan for coronavirus testing

12 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Each team will play eight games with a play-in tournament for the final seed in each conference before the playoffs
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NBA Playoff Picture: LeBron James-Zion Williamson matchup looming; Lakers virtually locked into No. 1 seed

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

Each of the 22 teams will play eight 'seeding' games prior to the playoffs
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NBPA approves plan to resume season at Disney World, sets plan for coronavirus testing

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

Each team will play eight games with a play-in tournament for the final seed in each conference before the playoffs
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2020 NBA Playoffs: Ideas to create home-court advantage are insanely stupid

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet

With the 2020 NBA Playoffs being contested on a neutral court, there are some ideas being discussed to give the better seed some home-court advantage... ideas that Gary Tanguay...
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How the NBA can use its new format to make a permanent fix to the playoffs and draft lottery

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The NBA had to get creative with its return-to-play format due to the complicated circumstances involving the coronavirus and to get it approved by enough
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As N.B.A. Mulled Return, Financial Needs Emerged as Central

1 day ago   |   NY Times

“Lots” of key variables remain uncontrollable during the coronavirus pandemic. But the league will also lose roughly $1 billion in revenue if it doesn't stage playoff games for TV.
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New Orleans Pelicans, Zion Williamson Face 5 Big NBA Playoffs Obstacles

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The New Orleans Pelicans have more obstacles in their way now than they did before the Covid-19 pandemic paused the season. In fact, the Memphis Grizzlies should be thanking...
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Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Iowa places strength coach on leave after ex-players allege mistreatment

Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz announced an independent investigation of Chris Doyle after black players spoke of incidents with him. Read more ...

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

Honor A. P. wins Santa Anita Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Honor A. P. won the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday to move into the Kentucky Derby picture. Read more ...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during...

Devin Clark takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter protests during fighter introductions at UFC 250

Light heavyweight Devin Clark took a knee and raised a fist in solidarity with the protests against police brutality and racism ahead of his showdown with Alonzo Menifield. Read more ...

Broncos players, coaches join Floyd demonstration in Denver

Broncos players, coaches join Floyd demonstration in Denver

DENVER - Denver Broncos coaches and players marched and spoke out against racism and police brutality at a protest in downtown Denver on Saturday. Read more ...

Bulls not ready to announce decision on Boylen's future

Bulls not ready to announce decision on Boylen's future

CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls' new top basketball executive wasn't ready to make any announcements about the coaching staff on Saturday. Read more ...

Kameko wins 2,000 Guineas in record time to upset Pinatubo

Kameko wins 2,000 Guineas in record time to upset Pinatubo

NEWMARKET, England - Kameko upset the odds to beat Pinatubo to win the 2,000 Guineas in a record time on Saturday, giving jockey Oisin Murphy his first Classic. Read more ...

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Texas race

What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Texas race

Here's a complete guide to watching today's IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway, including the TV channel and start time. Read more ...

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

NBA's Disney restart plan gets players association approval

The 2019-20 NBA season will get its long-awaited conclusion. The National Basketball Players Association approved the NBA's 22-team format in a call with its board and... Read more ...

NFL commissioner encourages players to ‘peacefully protest,' admits ‘we were...

NFL commissioner encourages players to ‘peacefully protest,' admits ‘we were wrong'

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a statement Friday condemning racism and admitting that the league was wrong in how it has handled players' protests of police... Read more ...

Trump says Drew Brees should not have backed off ‘NO KNEELING!' stance

Trump says Drew Brees should not have backed off ‘NO KNEELING!' stance

President Trump on Friday reentered the fray over NFL players protesting police brutality by kneeling during the National Anthem - knocking New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees for... Read more ...