Tanking

Walmart's Quarter and Outlook Probably Have Wall Street Confused

Almost Friday.<p><b>How I Spent My Long Weekend</b><p>No surprise to anyone here, I spent the weekend studying markets and talking to executives. As Alec Baldwin …

Investing

The Rays announce “The Rays Tank.” Really.

Earlier this offseason the Rays traded away franchise player Evan Longoria. Over the weekend they traded starter Jake Odorizzi to the Twins and …

Baseball

Super Retail Group has declared a digital future and its shares are tanking

Chris McGrath/Getty Images<p>The Super Retail Group, the owner of Rebel, BCF and Super Cheap Auto, is positioning itself for growth from digital …

According to Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks Are “Tanking”

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Mark Cuban (L) attends a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Maverics at Staples Center on …

Basketball

White Sox rebuild generating 'market momentum'

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Don Cooper remembers the roar of 2005, when good crowds flocked to U.S. Cellular Field to witness a World Series run.<p>The White Sox …

Chicago White Sox

Mark Cuban says it would be best for 18-40 Mavs to keep losing

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban calls tanking "brutal" but acknowledged that he told his team that it would be best to lose for the rest of the …

Basketball

NBA Draft Lottery positioning in 2018 could be an all-time race

In the past couple of years, Phoenix Suns fans have been paying more attention to the bottom of the NBA standings than the top of them, and that …

NBA

Fans take shots at name of new Rays blog

Rays fans upset about the team's recent moves found the perfect target for their ridicule Monday when the team announced the name of its new blog.<p>The …

Baseball

The final stretch is set to start for the Bulls, and there's a lot to watch for

Fred Hoiberg knows exactly what he wants from his players over these final 25 games of the regular season.<p>The third-year Bulls coach also knows that …

NBA

February 19th, 2018

<i>Welcome to the Brew Hoop Night Shift. Every evening at 9:00pm (central time), this all-purpose thread goes up, and the comments section is where it’s</i> …

Basketball

Mudiay's brother says Knicks' 'French Connection' can thrive together

When <b>Emmanuel Mudiay</b> first met <b>Frank Ntilikina</b>, he immediately spoke to him in French, foreshadowing the bond the two Knicks guards have developed in …

Emmanuel Mudiay

Dream week for Federer, Kvitova

Roger Federer, back to No.1, and Petra Kvitova, back in the top 10, capped stellar weeks with tour titles in Rotterdam and Doha respectively.<p><i>We break</i> …

Tennis

NBC Hires Anti-Pence Gay Skater

NBC Winter Olympics coverage may be tanking in the ratings, and taking fire for sloppy broadcasting, but the Peacock is reluctant to let go of the …

Conservative View

Raptors & NBA draft: time to stop rewarding failure?

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks onstage during the All-Star Press Conference at Staples Center on February 17, …

NBA

Montreal Canadiens: The draft odds are in our favour

TORONTO, ON - APRIL 29: General view of the NHL Draft Lottery at the CBC Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on April 29, 2017. (Photo by Kevin …

NHL

NBA Power Rankings: All-Star shots, passes, dunks, and games

The All-Star Weekend didn’t disappoint, with a strong performance from the rookie class and a thrilling finish to the All-Star Game. Will Donovan …

NBA

New York Knicks: Time to finally embrace the (fun) tank

With the 2017-18 NBA regular season slipping away, it’s time for the New York Knicks to pivot towards the 2018 NBA Draft.<p>Nobody on the New York …

Basketball

Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Heartbeat Still Has A Pulse

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 17: Patrick Kane<p><b>The Chicago Blackhawks finally won a game on Saturday night, but with their playoff hopes at or around 1</b> …

Ice Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs: Chance To Look At Mike Green

After a rough loss in Pittsburgh, the Toronto Maple Leafs travel up to Detroit Rock City to battle Mike Green and the Detroit Red Wings.<p>In late …

NHL

Seeding isn’t OU basketball’s big problem now; making the tournament is

NORMAN, OK - FEBRUARY 17: Trae Young<p>A couple of weeks ago, the question wasn’t whether the OU basketball team would make the NCAA Tournament, but how …

College Sports

Metals, banks drag equities lower; Sensex tanks over 300 points

Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Heavy selling pressure in metals, banking, capital goods, auto and oil and gas stocks dragged the key Indian equity indices …

Stock Markets

Phoenix Suns face tough odds with remaining schedule

Before getting into what the remainder of the Phoenix Suns’ schedule means with regard to the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, the All-Star break allows for …

Basketball

Dang, Bogdan Bogdanovic Can Really Let It Fly

GIF<p>Last night’s NBA Rising Stars Challenge was a laugher, and not even just for the usual reasons (no defense, sloppy passing, reckless shooting, …

Basketball

New York Rangers: How tanking could be a good thing

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Neal Pionk<p>Tanking- a word no team ever wants to hear, especially the New York Rangers. Whether or not that dreaded word …

NHL

Atlanta Braves and the recent history of non-homering teams

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 18: Left fielder Matt Adams #18 of the Atlanta Braves hits a solo home run in the second inning during the game against the …

Baseball

The Indiana Pacers, once just a cute story, have something special going

They’re here, they’re serious, and they aren’t going away. In a playoff race that has mostly gone chalk, the Indiana Pacers are here to crash the …

NBA

Montreal Canadiens: Staying awake in the city that never sleeps

MONTREAL, QC - NOVEMBER 07: Montreal Canadiens Right Wing Brendan Gallagher (11) blocks the view of Vegas Golden Knights Goalie Maxime Lagace (33) …

Montreal Canadiens

Nirav Modi-PNB fraud: Why he chose a Mumbai branch over others and how the scam went undetected

The Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank multi-crore fraud case seems to be getting murkier with each passing day. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided …

India

Oakland Athletics Billy Beane: MoneyBall has reached critical mass

The Oakland Athletics became a success in the early part of the 2000s due to their MoneyBall approach. Now, with everyone valuing the same traits, …

Baseball

[BN] Blitz Morning Edition

[BN] Blitz newsletter: Injuries to Bills' secondary less severe than feared<p>The Bills lost cornerback E.J. Gaines to a hamstring injury in Sunday's …

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