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Five on Three: October 29th - On the Prowl

by Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski

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In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski and Martin McCormack looked at the hot start the Nashville Predators are off to and whether or not they can keep it up. We also looked at the new regime in the Department of Player Safety and how they have handled recent incidents in the leauge and caught up with all three local teams. 

A Youngster's Rise

by Tara Sledjeski

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When Brandon Finnegan took the mound in game three of the World Series for the Kansas City Royals, he made history. The 21-year old became the first player to appear in the College World Series and Major League World Series in the same season and did so in style.

Bolts Stay Perfect in Brooklyn

by Sean Hahner

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Brooklyn’s professional football team is bringing the thunder so far this season. The Brooklyn Bolts improved to 2-0 in the FXFL (Fall Experimental Football League) as they defeated the Omaha Mammoths, 15-13, on Friday night in dramatic style. 

World Series Game 3 Preview

by Tara Sledjeski

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The 2014 World Series will head to San Francisco tonight with things all knotted up after the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two Wednesday night in KC. The Game One score was just as lopsided with the Giants winning 7-1 behind another stellar performance from lefty Madison Bumgarner.

Knicks Finish Home Portion of Preseason Strong

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner: WFUV Sports

The Knicks ended their last preseason home game in dramatic fashion as they knocked off the Washington Wizards 103-100. Wednesday’s win moves the Knicks up to 3-3 in the preseason, a plausible campaign given their new triangle offense that they plan to utilize this season.

New Look Nash

by Anthony Pucik

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When the Rangers traded Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Rick Nash back in the summer of 2012, they anticipated receiving the left wing that averaged over 30 goals a season. In his first two seasons with the Blueshirts, however, Nash only scored 21 goals in the lockout shortened 2012-13 campaign and 26 last season where he only played 65 games due to a concussion. But this season, the Rangers might finally be getting the Nash they have been expecting.