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NHL Expected to Make Overtime 3 on 3 Matchup

In an effort to reduce shootouts, the NHL looks to make overtime more exciting.

Most sports fans would agree that overtime is the most dramatic and exciting part of any game, should it come down to that. Hockey is unique in that if a game remains tied after overtime, it moves onto a shootout. However, there will soon be a change to limit shootouts per a vote by general managers in the NHL. They just recently passed a referendum to make overtime a 3 on 3 period, as opposed to the 4 on 4 now.

 

14 Position Groups Under Pressure in the Big Ten for 2015

Which units are on the hot seat?
14 Position Groups Under Pressure in the Big Ten for 2015

The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team.

College Football's Most Improved Teams for 2015

Which teams are poised to improve?
College Football's Most Improved Teams for 2015

The overall unpredictability of a college football season is one of the main reasons to tune in each Saturday during the fall. While preseason predictions and rankings are often accurate and correctly project the amount of wins for specific teams, each season always brings a surprise or two in the top 25.

 

2015 NFL Player Rankings: Tight Ends

Following an injury-plagued 2013, Rob Gronkowski bounced back in a big way, putting together an All-Pro 2014 campaign
2015 NFL Player Rankings: Tight Ends

Just like last year, Athlon Sports' 2015 NFL Preview magazine includes NFL player rankings at every position.

AFC South Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

Here is a look at players on each AFC South team that need to have a bigger impact on the field this season.
AFC South Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

The AFC South was the weakest division in the AFC because of the horrendous seasons by the Jaguars and Titans, who both saw major setbacks last year. The Colts remained very consistent and dangerous, while the Texans moved from last place in 2013 to a very respectable 9-7 second-place finish.

 

Clemson’s Season Hinges on New Offensive Coordinator Duo

Dabo Swinney has been grooming Jeff Scott, Tony Elliott for this moment
Clemson’s Season Hinges on New Offensive Coordinator Duo

When the Clemson offensive coaches meet, Robbie Caldwell has to feel a little bit out of place, even if he has been coaching the Tiger offensive line for four seasons.

 

Suggested MLB All-Star Voting System Mimics Presidential Election

With much backlash over this year's MLB All-Star voting, one suggested reform is to make it more dramatic.

While many have become outraged by the recent trend in All-Star voting, including players, fans, and experts alike, MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger seems to have come up with the best way yet. The idea is not necessarily original, but he thinks that the MLB should take an approach similar to the Presidential election. By this method, voting is only open on one day, shortly before the All-Star Game. Votes could then be tracked in real time and viewed by fans to see who holds the lead.

 

Former Jets "Tripper" Allegedly Involved in Fight with P Diddy

While P Diddy may be the more high profile party involved, Sal Alosi certainly has a history of events.

While famous rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs has been involved in a fight at UCLA with a coach, the bigger sports story that seems to arise out of it comes from the coach involved, Sal Alosi. While most may not remember that name, he happens to be the same person involved in the Jets’ tripping incident back in 2010. He was suspended for the action and resigned soon after because of the backlash from the incident.

 

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