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August 12, 2020

NBA Pick 'Em Week 24: All the Marbles Edition: The NBA regular season enters its final week in August (!) with eight games Wednesday through Friday on TNT and ESPN. In the SportsFilter Pace Mannion NBA Pick 'Em, NoMich leads Ufez Jones by 29 and the race for the coveted Costanza has a margin of only two points. Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 10:48 AM - 6 comments

Big Ten nixes fall college football season, eyes spring: Big Ten conference presidents and chancellors voted Tuesday to postpone all fall sports seasons, including football, amid the coronavirus pandemic with the hopes of playing in the spring.

posted by bender to football at 10:17 AM - 1 comment

August 11, 2020

Enter SportsFilter's NHL Playoff Pick 'Em: The NHL playoffs begin Wednesday night with five games. Our annual NHL Playoff Pick 'Em has returned. Pick the eight teams that will advance out of the first round and the number of games each series will require along with four prop bets. The winner over the entire playoffs receives a New Era 59Fifty cap of their favorite NHL team.

posted by rcade to hockey at 12:33 AM - 20 comments

August 10, 2020

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August 04, 2020

NBA Pick 'Em Week 23: Bubble Yum Edition: Make your picks.

posted by rcade to basketball at 02:31 PM - 12 comments

August 03, 2020

The Rock Just Bought the XFL: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and an investor group have purchased the XFL for $15 million. The league filed for bankruptcy in April. Vince McMahon invested $200 million in the league's 2020 relaunch, which drew 1.9 million TV viewers per game.

posted by rcade to football at 11:53 AM - 4 comments

August 02, 2020

Red Sox Pitcher Rodriguez Out for Season Due to Coronavirus: Boston Red Sox ace Eduardo Rodriguez is out for the season because of myocarditis, inflammation of the heart likely caused by coronavirus.

posted by rcade to baseball at 11:24 AM - 0 comments

August 01, 2020

Monday Night Football Has New Crew: If there's a season in 2020, ESPN's Monday Night Football will feature Steve Levy calling the games with Brian Griese and Louis Riddick on color commentary.

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July 27, 2020

The Miami Marlins cancel their home opener after 12 players, 2 coaches test positive for COVID-19.: The Marlins have not left Philadelphia, where they played a series over the weekend. It's unclear right now if the game will be considered a forfeit or will attempt to be made-up during the shortened 60-game season. As of now, tonight's Phillies/Yankees game is still scheduled to be played.

posted by Ufez Jones to baseball at 10:07 AM - 9 comments

July 26, 2020

Justin Verlander Out for Season: Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander will miss the rest of the season with an elbow injury, the Houston Chronicle reported Sunday. Verlander threw six innings during the season opener Friday against the Seattle Mariners. There were no signs after the game something was amiss.

posted by rcade to baseball at 05:55 PM - 2 comments

NBA Pick 'Em Week 22: Seeding Games Edition: The NBA resumes its regular season on Thursday with a packed "seeding games" schedule. There are 12 national games on ABC, ESPN and TNT through the following Monday. In the Pace Mannion, Ufez Jones holds first place 24 points ahead of NoMich. Make your picks, wear a mask and keep your distance.

posted by rcade to basketball at 03:21 PM - 7 comments

July 25, 2020

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New Texas Rangers Ballpark Looks Like an Aluminum Barn: The Texas Rangers have unveiled the new $1.1 billion Globe Life Field to merciless mockery.

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CFL's Edmonton Eskimos Will Change Their Name: The Edmonton Eskimos will be changing the name it has used since 1949, despite saying the opposite as recently as Wednesday. Two sponsors, Belairdirect and Sports Book Direct, said publicly they would end their association with the team absent a name change. Warren Moon, who led the team to five Grey Cups before moving to the NFL, supports the decision. Mostly. "It’s probably best to go ahead and make the change even though the name Eskimos to me just means pride and it means winning," he said.

posted by rcade to football at 02:04 PM - 5 comments