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The Goldmine: Cavs vs Bulls Game Recap

November 3, 2014 1

LeBron James led the new regime into Chicago last Halloween night. A crazy sold-out crowd provided a game seven atmosphere. Both defenses collapsed under pressure triggering overtime. The relevance of the initial NBA games continues to dwindle.

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The Goldmine: 2014 NHL Season Preview

October 10, 2014 0

By Samuel Goldman Sports Blogger Pacific Division Preview Los Angeles Kings The defending Stanley Cup champions rely on a destructive disruptive defense. Jonathon Quick is […]

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The Goldmine: Hey Flip, let him pass

October 6, 2014 0

Ricky Rubio became internationally known for his passing skills. The Minnesota Timberwolves drafted the former Barcelona star because of this ability. Rubio’s inability to expand his repertoire has attracted recent criticism. Traditional one-dimensional point guards can still be effective.

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The Goldmine: Three strikes and you’re out

September 22, 2014 2

Off-field problems have haunted athletes for years. Suspensions are important and kicking Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston off the team would send a message to the rest of the country.

This is basketball

September 18, 2014 0

Women’s basketball is played at a high level with an emphasis on scrappiness and virtuoso fundamentals. It’s worthy of respect. Unfortunately, many men show blatant hostility towards the WNBA and other women’s sports.