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NFL Mulls Cutting Preseason, Expanding Playoffs

8 hours ago   |   Fortune

Big changes could be coming to the NFL. The league, players and owners are discussing cutting the preseason to just three games and expanding the number of teams in the...
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Jim Harbaugh's Recruiting Recipe Combines Personal Experience, Michigan's Standard For Cleanliness

13 hours ago   |   Forbes

As Michigan continues its quest for the College Football Playoff, coach Jim Harbaugh remains committed to his program's historic tried and true recruiting practices.
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A's eye postseason and unfinished business as sting of 2018 wild card game lingers

A's eye postseason and unfinished business as sting of 2018 wild card game lingers

4 days ago   |   Sporting News

The one-game playoff loss to the Yankees was a learning experience, and now Oakland feels better prepared to seize on October chances.
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A Look At Current FedEx Cup Odds As The BMW Championship Tees Off in the Windy City

4 days ago   |   Forbes

With the FedEx Cup playoff schedule whittled down to just three events this year, we're now cutting to the quick in a hurry.
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Every team of LeBron James' NBA career, ranked - including his newest Lakers squad

Every team of LeBron James' NBA career, ranked - including his newest Lakers squad

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

LeBron James is entering his 17th year of his career. During James' career, he's played on all different types of teams, from super-teams, contenders, middling playoff squads...
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One week after a trade deadline that puzzled the baseball world, the Mets are suddenly surging

One week after a trade deadline that puzzled the baseball world, the Mets are suddenly surging

13 days ago   |   Business Insider

The New York Mets appeared to be heading for a tear-down at the trade deadline, but instead turned into buyers, puzzling the MLB world. The Mets are now one of the hottest...
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One more step for Empire to finish business

15 days ago   |   Times Union

Baltimore As postgame celebrations go, this one was rather subdued. Sure, the Albany Empire hit a preseason goal of advancing to ArenaBowl XXXII, and there was joy Saturday...
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Brian Cashman's job to find a starting pitcher just got harder

21 days ago   |   Newsday

Now that Marcus Stroman is going to the Mets, that's one less available name in an already shrinking market. Maybe the Mets couldn't compete with the Yankees on the field this...
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Defending champs Palmer, Schulte take care of business at PFL 5

24 days ago   |   ESPN

Defending PFL champions Lance Palmer and Natan Schulte clinched No. 1 playoff seeds in the featherweight and lightweight divisions, respectively.
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Column: Giants best example of National League mediocrity making trade market murky

30 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The playoff competition in Major League Baseball is so heated that it might stifle the action at the league's trade deadline.
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