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1992 Chicago Blackhawks: A Breakthrough Trip To The Stanley Cup Finals

1992 Chicago Blackhawks: A Breakthrough Trip To The Stanley Cup Finals

The Chicago Blackhawks were a hungry franchise. One of the NHL’s “Original Six” their last Stanley Cup had come in 1961. They had made the Finals four times since then, but never won it all.

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The Tigers Hang In The AL Central Race

The Tigers Hang In The AL Central Race

The Detroit Tigers are hanging around in an AL Central race that was supposed to belong to the Cleveland Indians. The Tigers have won five in a row, are just 2 ½ games back of

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1992 Boston Bruins: A 4th Conference Finals In 5 Years

1992 Boston Bruins: A 4th Conference Finals In 5 Years

The period of the late 1980s and early 1990s was one where the Boston Bruins enjoyed steady success, even if they couldn’t settle on a coach. They made the Finals in 1988 and 1990, each

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Can The Red Sox Keep Pace With Self-Imposed Expectations?

Can The Red Sox Keep Pace With Self-Imposed Expectations?

The Boston Red Sox are solidly on a pace to win 100 games for the first time since 1946, with a .686 win percentage coming into the weekend. Yet earlier this week, as I was

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What The Yankees Need To Win It All

What The Yankees Need To Win It All

It’s been nearly ten years since the New York Yankees last won a World Series and in the baseball culture of the Bronx, that probably has Yankee fans seeing themselves on a par with fan

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