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World Series or bust for the New York Yankees next season

1 month ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Wondering how much the Yankees plan to spend this winter? Put it this way: Whatever amount Hal Steinbrenner believes will buy his team a 28th world championship.
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Jason Pierre-Paul vows to 'bring the house down' when he returns to New York to face Giants

Jason Pierre-Paul vows to 'bring the house down' when he returns to New York to face Giants

1 month ago   |   By CBSSports

The Buccaneers defensive end is looking forward to playing against his former team on Sunday
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Troy vs. Southern Mississippi - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and Troy Trojans meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Trojan Arena.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles look for another road victory to get off to an impressive 3-0 start. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 92.5 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 65 points on 36.7 percent shooting. Tyree Griffin is averaging 21 points and seven assists while Gabe Watson is averaging 14 points and two rebounds. Cortez Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and LaDavius Draine is grabbing two rebounds. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are...
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Idaho State vs. Pacific - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Idaho State Bengals collide with the Pacific Tigers in Thursday non-conference college basketball.
The Pacific Tigers upped their record to 2-1 with a wire to wire 91-66 rout of sub-division CSU Stanislaus on Tuesday. Pacific took a 21 point lead in to the half and traded baskets the rest of the way with 53.7% marksmanship and a 24-31 effort at the line doing plenty of damage.
The Tigers received 17 points, five pulls and four assists from Jahill Trip on 5-8 from the field with Anthony Townes adding 15 points and eight rebounds on 7-8 accuracy. Roberto Gallinat gave Pacific 12 points...
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Cornell vs. Delaware - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Delaware Blue Hens will travel to Newman Arena to take on the Cornell Big Red this Thursday night in College Basketball action.
The Delaware Blue Hens won their 2nd straight game and improved to 2-1 on the season after defeating the D-II Chestnut Hill College Griffins, 100-62, this past Tuesday. Delaware had their way on the offensive end agianst the Griffins and had no trouble securing the victory after taking a 50-28 lead at halftime. Delaware shot 54.7% from the field and 44.0% (11-25) from beyond the arc while holding Chestnut Hill College to just 32.0% shooting from the field...
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New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur has high praise for Eli Manning after 'Monday Night Football' win

1 month ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur addresses the media following his team's win on Monday Night Football against the 49ers.
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Davidson vs. Wichita State - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Davidson Wildcats and the Wichita State Shockers meet in college basketball action on Thursday as part of the Charleston Classic from TD Arena.
The Davidson Wildcats will look to build on their 2-0 start to the year after a 79-76 win over Dartmouth in their last outing. Jon Axel Gudmundsson led the Wildcats with 24 points on 9 of 14 shooting with 8 rebounds while Kellen Grady came right behind with 23 points on 9 of 17 shooting. Luka Brajkovic added 18 points and 7 boards to round out the trio of double-digit scorers for Davidson in the win. Grady leads Davidson in scoring with 23.5...
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BYU vs. Oral Roberts - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles and BYU Cougars meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Marriott Center.
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles could use a feel good victory here after a rough 1-3 start to the season. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are averaging 65 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.8 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Emmanuel Nzekwesi is averaging 15 points and 7.3 rebounds while Kerwin Smith is averaging nine points and 7.7 rebounds. Kaelen Malone is dishing 3.3 assists and Sam Kearns is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are shooting 26.6...
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DePaul vs. Penn State - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Penn State Nittany Lions and the DePaul Blue Demons meet in college basketball action from Wintrust Arena on Thursday night.
The Penn State Nittany Lions will look to build on their 2-0 start to the season following a 76-61 win over Jacksonville State in their last outing. Lamar Stevens and Rasir Bolton tied for the team-lead with 25 points. Stevens shot 9 of 18 from the floor with a team-high 9 rebounds while Bolton shot 8 of 14 with 4 triples. Josh Reaves added 11 points on 4 of 6 shooting with a pair of threes to round out the trio of double-digit scorers for Penn State in the...
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West Virginia vs. Monmouth - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Monmouth Hawks and West Virginia Mountaineers meet Thursday in the college basketball Myrtle Beach Invitational at The HTC Center.
The Monmouth Hawks could use a statement victory here to rebound from a rough 0-3 start. The Monmouth Hawks are averaging 66 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 83.3 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Deion Hammond is averaging 15.7 points and 3.3 rebounds while Ray Salnave is averaging 10.7 points and 3.7 assists. Louie Pillari is grabbing 1.3 rebounds and Nick Rutherford is dishing 1.7 assists. The Monmouth Hawks are shooting 24.6 percent from...
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Cal State-Fullerton vs. Central Florida - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The UCF Knights and the Cal State-Fullerton Titans square off in opening round action of the Myrtle Beach Invitational on Thursday afternoon.
The UCF Knights come into this game looking to bounce back after falling to FAU by a final score of 80-79 as 21.5-point favorites in their last outing. B.J. Taylor led the Knights with 29 points on 9 of 14 shooting with a 10 of 12 mark from the foul line while Aubrey Dawkins added 16 points as the only other double-digit scorer for the Knights in the losing effort. Tacko Fall chipped in 9 points and a team-high 7 rebounds as well in defeat. Taylor...
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Santa Clara vs. UC Irvine - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The UC Irving Anteaters visit the Santa Clara Broncos in west coast college basketball on Thursday.
The UC Irving Anteaters are off to a 3-0 start in 2018-19 following an 87-53 victory versus sub-division Sun Pacific. UC Irvine held a decisive 54.7%-30.4% shooting advantage and a +28 rebounding edge.
Collin Welp and Robert Cartwright topped the Anteaters with 15 points apiece with Welp logging eight boards on 9-14 from the field. UCI received eleven points and 14 rebounds from Jonathan Galloway on 3-3 Elston Jones contributed seven points and another 12 rebounds.
The Santa Clara Broncos...
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Connecticut vs. Syracuse - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Syracuse Orange and the UCONN Huskies meet in opening round action of the 2K Empire Classic from Madison Square Garden on Thursday night.
The Syracuse Orange will look for a victory to add to their current 2-0 start following an 88-70 win over Morehead State in their last outing. Tyus Battle led the Orange with 23 points on 7 of 15 shooting while Elijah Hughes added 21 points on 7 of 15 shooting as well with 8 rebounds. Oshae Brissett added 17 points and a game-high 13 rebounds for the double-double while Paschal Chukwu added a double-double of his own with 14 points, 10 rebounds and a...
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Appalachian State vs. Purdue - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Purdue Boilermakers and Appalachian State Mountaineers meet Thursday in the college basketball Charleston Classic at the TD Arena.
The Purdue Boilermakers look for another victory to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Purdue Boilermakers are averaging 87 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 42 percent shooting. Carsen Edwards is averaging 26.5 points and 3.5 assists while Matt Haarms is averaging 12.5 points and six rebounds. Evan Boudreaux is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Cline is dishing 6.5 assists. The Purdue Boilermakers are shooting 33.9 percent from...
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Northeastern vs. Alabama - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Alabama Crimson Tide & Northeastern Huskies will face off this Thursday afternoon at TD Arena in the Charleston Classic.
The Alabama Crimson Tide improved to 2-0 on the young season after defeating the Appalachian State Mountaineers, 81-73, this past Sunday. Alabama struggled defensively agianst the Mountaineers however, was able to pull away for the victory after a 10-0 Crimson Tide run gave Alabama a 64-57 lead with 7:32 left in regulation. Alabama won despite shooting just 38.5% from the field while allowing Appalachian State to shoot 49.0% from the field & 60.0% from beyond the...
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TCU vs. Fresno State - 11/15/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Fresno State Bulldogs will travel to Ed And Rae Schollmaier Arena to take on the 21st ranked TCU Horned Frogs this Thursday night in College Basketball actin.
The Fresno State Bulldogs opened their 2018-19 season with a victory as they defeated the D-II Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, 91-63, on November 6th. Fresno State was solid on the defensive end and pulled away for victory in the 2nd half after a 9-0 Bulldogs run gave Fresno State a 69-45 lead with 9:25 left in regulation. Fresno State shot 47.5% from the field while holding the Seawolves to just 33.8% shooting from the field & 27.6%...
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Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Florida Panthers - 11/15/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Florida Panthers and the Columbus Blue Jackets meet in NHL action from Nationwide Arena on Thursday night.
The Florida Panthers will be looking to add to their current 5 game winning streak following a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday. The game was a scoreless tie through 20 minutes of play before Aaron Ekblad and Evgenii Dadonov struck in the 2nd period for the Panthers to give Florida a much-needed 2-0 advantage at the 2nd intermission. Jakub Voracek pulled a goal back for the Flyers early in the 3rd but it wasn't enough as the Panthers would hang on for the victory. Roberto...
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San Jose Sharks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs - 11/15/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The Toronto Maple Leafs and the San Jose Sharks meet in NHL action from the SAP Center on Thursday night.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to build some momentum after a 5-1 thrashing of the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Nazem Kadri and John Tavares helped the Leafs jump out to a quick 2-0 lead however the Kings would pull a goal back later on in the opening stanza. Morgan Reilly, Andreas Johnsson and the aforementioned Kadri would each score in the opening 7:19 of the 2nd frame to give the Leafs the 5-1 scoreline that would remain that way for the remainder of the game. Frederik...
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Calgary Flames vs. Montreal Canadiens - 11/15/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

1 month ago   |   By Sportschatplace

The New York Islanders host the New York Rangers in a Metropolitan NHL matchup.
The New York Rangers are looking for their third consecutive victory after downing visiting Vancouver 2-1 on Monday. The Canucks took a 1-0 lead in the second on a Nikolay Goldobin tally while Jacob Markstrom was saddled with the loss with both goals allowed on 27 shots.
Filip Chytil scored on a second period power play for the Rangers before Brett Howden scored the winner at 11:19 of the third. New York received 25 saves from Henrik Lundqvist to up his record to 6-6-2.
The New York Islanders will be gunning...
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