MLB Unveils New Rule for Extra Innings

The MLB unveiled a rule stating that when a game goes into extra innings, there will be a runner automatically placed on 2nd base. The rule will be tested in the rookie leagues this season as part of an effort to reduce the total time of a game. The MLB has identified that the major…

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Who Takes LI? LT Writers Predict

Tomorrow, the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots in the biggest event that America has to offer, the Super Bowl. Two evenly matched teams that made it clear in the playoffs that they deserved to make it to Houston will be vying for the greatest achievement in football, to hoist the Lombardi Trophy….

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The Most Obscure Bets of Super Bowl LI

Seeing as the Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event of the year, gamblers can’t get enough of it. In the weeks leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, people don’t only put money on winners and losers and points scored, they bet on some of the more obscure things relating to the game. Gambling website…

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Game Preview: Minnesota vs Washington State

In a game in which both teams are trying to bounce back from losses to top 10 teams, Minnesota will face off with Washington St. The biggest story of the game by far is Minnesota’s recently averted boycott¬†over due process on campus. 10 players will not be playing due to accusations of rape, a suspension…

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Opinion: 8 Teams Should Make CFP

The switch to a four-team playoff from the BCS Bowl system was a much-needed one. Gone, we were told, were the days where a computer program chewed up and spit out rankings which unfairly put the wrong two teams in exclusive contention for the highest bowl in college football. However, I would like the Committee…

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Alabama vs Valparaiso Game Preview

Written by Bentley Estell. We have had some technical difficulties. November 21, 2016. That is the date of the MGM Grand Event hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2-1 Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the 3-1 Valparaiso Crusaders. The two teams are virtually polar opposites when it comes to past seasons. Valparaiso for…

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Make Offensive Linemen Heisman Winners Again

Only two linemen have ever won the Heisman Trophy, the greatest individual honor in all of college sports. However just as Pac-12 fans might bring up East Coast Bias, I think that a bias is in place here. An unconscious discrimination now known as Ball-Watcher’s Bias. We will instinctively always watch the ball when it…

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Can UMass Upset the Struggling South Carolina Gamecocks?

In the shadow of Williams-Brice Stadium, the South Carolina State Fair is taking place. Carnival rides, impossible “put-the-ring-on-the-bottle” challenges and fried food galore is populating the fairgrounds. However, this southern tradition will see a considerable drop in attendance at about noon tomorrow when the South Carolina Gamecocks take on the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game is…

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