It's been a long season. 30 teams began the 2014 season with the goal of winning the World Series. Now only two teams are left to duke it out for glory and baseball immortality. On one side you have the youthful, adrenaline, high-spirited, underdog Kansas City Royals. On the other side, you have power, dominanting pitching, and World Series seasoned San Francisco Giants.
As the NFL approaches the midpoint of the season, the games – and standings – have been close. So there’s a lot to look forward to in the weeks ahead.
Five games in Week 7 were decided by two points or fewer, the most such games of any NFL weekend since 1982 (Week 7). In two of those contests, the game-winning points were scored in the final seconds.
Dallas owns the best record in the NFL at 6-1, but three other clubs are right behind the Cowboys at 5-1 (Arizona, Denver and Philadelphia). And teams can still turn things around this season. Since 1990, 33 teams had a losing record after seven games and advanced to the playoffs. The Eagles accomplished the feat last year.
Providence, R.I., female super bantamweight boxer Shelly Vincent, right, will fight for the vacant UBF world title Nov. 7th at Twin River Casino against New York's Jackie Trivilino in the 10-round main event of CES Boxing's 2014 season finale. (Photo courtesy of Kelly MacDonald)
One of the most highly-anticipated fight cards of 2014 has a little bit of something for every boxing fan, from a world title fight to the long-overdue return of an undefeated fan-favorite.
The defending Governors’ Cup Champion Pawtucket Red Sox will play their 2015 home-opener at McCoy Stadium on Thursday, April 16th against the Rochester Red Wings at 7:05 pm. The PawSox 2015 season will actually start one week earlier on April 9th when they play in Allentown, PA against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have acquired guard Will Bynum from the Detroit Pistons in exchange for center Joel Anthony.
The National Basketball Association has announced that it will play a 44-minute game during the 2014 NBA preseason when the Brooklyn Nets host the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center on October 19th. The league is utilizing the preseason contest to examine the flow of a shorter game as compared to the standard 48-minute game.
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These two teams were headed in different directions. The New York Jets were 1-5, with their lone win back in week one against the presently winless Raiders. The New England Patriots, at 4-2, were looking like the team the rest of the league is used to seeing after convincing wins against Cincinnati and Buffalo.
The NHL has joined the You Can Play Project, GLAAD and millions of Americans by wearing purple to support Spirit Day.
Back in the early 90s, the talk of the NFL was the ressurection of the legendary franchise of the Dallas Cowboys after years of mediocrity. Everybody was hopping down in Dallas as Jimmy Johnson summarized it in just one sentence: "HOW 'BOUT THEM COWBOYS!" Fast forward to 2014 with the exact same scenario. After years of mediocrity, it looks like the Cowboys are now regaining their former glory.
Six weeks into the NFL season, the standings remain close.
Twenty teams (62.5 percent) currently have a .500 or better record. And nearly half of the league (15 of 32 clubs, 46.9 percent) has a winning record.