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2018-2019 NHL Futures: Predators-Lightning Finals?

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The Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, closing the chapter on the Cinderella story that was the expansion Vegas Golden Knights. Let’s check out what the oddsmakers are dealing on next season and discuss the top contenders. Stanley Cup Destinations Tampa Bay Lightning (+1000) – The Lightning lit it up last… Read more »

2018-2019 NBA Futures – Warriors Expected to be Crowned Again

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The NBA season is over, and as expected the Golden State Warriors defended their title successfully by once again dismissing LeBron James and the Cavaliers. Let’s see what the NBA odds board reveals about next season. The Contenders Golden State Warriors (+130) – It’s hard to argue that the Warriors won’t repeat because they are… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to zap all your work productivity. But before we get rolling here, I want to tell you this, do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert… Read more »

2018 US Open Preview: Best Bets at Shinnecock Hills

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The 118th US Open will begin Thursday at Shinnecock Hills in New York and will feature the world’s best golfers vying for the second major on the PGA & European Tours this year. Let’s check out which players have the best chance at claiming the title and see what the oddsmakers have to say. Showdown… Read more »

Incredibles 2 Review

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Sequels can be a tricky business, as expectations can be tough to reach and often audiences are left disappointed after simply holding too much hype for a second installment. In some respects, that plays to the advantage of Incredibles 2, which goes the anti-Solo route and doesn’t come a minute too soon. You may not… Read more »

Catching Up: Westworld Season 2, Episodes 5-8

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WESTWORLD: SEASON 2, EPISODES 5-8 Life without consequences. That’s what made it so fun when I was a kid, and that’s why it’s so sad that you’re still so obsessed with it now. – Emily We weren’t here to code the hosts. We were here to decode the guests. – Bernard Lowe I feared if… Read more »

The Caps Didn’t Cap: A Collection of Capitals Cold Takes

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After 43 long years, the Washington Capitals have finally won the Stanley Cup.  I compiled some of the many Freezing Cold Takes about the Capitals from the past few years.  Enjoy. GENERAL SKEPTICISM Years of failure and disappointing playoff losses left people wondering if the Capitals would ever win the Cup, including former Capitals defenseman Karl… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. Especially if you’re a long suffering Washington, D.C. area sports fans. The Capitals just won the title and as you can see from the below photograph, there was much rejoicing in Las Vegas. Caps had a good night, Clay pic.twitter.com/vnCxf4pykp — MLS Thoughts (@CagedMLS) June 8, 2018 Yes, this image above really… Read more »

Steve Harvey Calls Warrior Players Gorillas on ESPN Broadcast

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Last night as part of the pregame of Warriors-Cavs game three ESPN brought on Disney employee Steve Harvey to discuss the upcoming game on SportsCenter. This was a fairly standard example of a company choosing to promote another show, in this case, Celebrity Family Feud, which will be airing on ABC affiliates nationwide, and is… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to zap all your work productivity. But before we get rolling here, I want to tell you this, do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert… Read more »

Break Out the Brooms – Warriors Poised to Sweep Cavs

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The Golden State Warriors hold a 2-0 advantage as the NBA Finals shifts to Cleveland, but some believe that the series is already over and a sweep is in the offing. Let’s discuss whether or not Cleveland can battle back as we take a quick glance at what the oddsmakers are dealing. A King Does… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday and I’m still bleary eyed from staying up late last night watching J.R. Smith choke away game one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just a flat out incomprehensible level of stupidity here from JR. Personally, I can’t stop thinking about all the millions of people watching this game who were leaned forward on their… Read more »

It’s Going To Be Another Warriors Coronation

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The Golden State Warriors have advanced to their fourth consecutive NBA Finals against the same team they defeated in two of those previous three series: LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers. Let’s talk about the Warriors’ chances to retain their title and reward Dub Nation yet again. An Era of Excellence The Golden State Warriors are so… Read more »

Why Can Cavaliers Win? Never Doubt the King

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The Cleveland Cavaliers will meet, yet again, the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals starting Thursday night, and the odds of Cleveland dethroning the champions are daunting. Let’s discuss how one man could turn the tables and lead Cleveland to the Promised Land. LeBron is King Think for a moment where the Cavaliers would… Read more »

The Americans: Series Finale Review

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THE AMERICANS: SEASON 6, EPISODE 10: START I did all this stuff. I don’t even know why anymore. It seemed like the right thing to do for my country. My country wanted me to, and I kept doing it, telling myself it was important, until finally I couldn’t, and I stopped. I’m done with that… Read more »

White House Rips Disney CEO Bob Iger & ESPN Over Hiring of Keith Olbermann

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Yesterday the media world exploded in controversy over a series of Tweets sent by Roseanne Barr attacking others on social media. Among those attacks was one directed at Valerie Jarrett, a former White House official under President Barack Obama. Roseanne Tweeted that Jarrett was “Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj.” Disney… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to zap all your work productivity. But before we get rolling here, I want to tell you this, do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert… Read more »

Gronkowski Among New Blood at the 2018 Belmont Stakes

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The 2018 Belmont Stakes will be broadcast live on Saturday, June 9 at 6:37 PM ET on NBC where Justify will attempt to win the Belmont and thereby clinch the rare Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing. But let’s take a look at some new shooters that haven’t raced in either the Kentucky Derby or Preakness… Read more »

ESPN Hires Keith Olbermann, Who Regularly Called Donald Trump A Nazi On Twitter

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Last year ESPN responded to a controversy surrounding Jemele Hill calling the president and his supporters white supremacists by distancing the network from Hill’s comments. In particular the company issued this statement: ESPN Statement on Jemele Hill: pic.twitter.com/3kfexjx9zQ — ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) September 12, 2017 Hill wasn’t punished for her series of Tweets attacking Trump,… Read more »