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36 Best Memes of the New York Mets Completing a Sweep of the Chicago Cubs

Posted on 22 Oct, 2015, by in MLB

It’s official: The Curse of Billy the Goat lives on, as the Chicago Cubs get swept by the New York Mets in the NLCS. For once, the meme makers didn’t focus on Daniel Murphy bombing home runs, instead looking at how bad things are for the Cubs, at least at this moment. More

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Most Recent Sweeps in the Conference Finals

Posted on 24 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Sweeps in the conference finals aren’t common, but they do happen from time to time. Over the last 25 years we’ve had seven of them, including two by Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls. This year, with both the Cleveland Cavaliers (with LeBron James) and the Golden State Warriors (with Stephen Curry), we might have the first double conference finals sweep in NBA playoff history. More

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NBA Playoffs – Does a First Round Sweep Mean Anything?

Posted on 27 Apr, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

Three teams – Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors and the Washington Wizards have swept through the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs. The Memphis Grizzlies can still do it … More

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Stanley Cup Finals – Sweeps Don’t Usually Happen

Posted on 10 Jun, 2014, by in Featured, Other Sport

Sweeps on the biggest stage haven’t been seen in the ice fields of the NHL for 16 years, but the Los Angeles Kings, now leading 3-0 in the Stanley Cup Finals, might become the 21st champions to lift the cup without having even the slightest bit of opposition, this time coming from the New York Rangers. More

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Isiah Thomas & ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons Didn’t Deserve Champions Respect

Posted on 5 Oct, 2013, by in NBA

It’s always easy to forget how great of a player Isiah Thomas was because of his actions as a GM and head coach. He also won’t go down in the hall of fame for sportsmanship if there is such a thing, leading the Detroit Pistons off the court in order to avoid shaking hands with the Chicago Bulls and especially Michael Jordan after being swept in the playoffs. More

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The NBA Playoffs Sweep – What Does it Mean?

Posted on 5 May, 2013, by in Featured

Beginning the postseason with a 4-0 sweep should indicate that your team is going all the way, and in 2013, it just might be the case with both the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs looking like the strongest teams in each conference, but more often than not, a team that starts out too hot burns out before the ending, rarely fulfilling that early promise and going all the way to win the NBA title. More

Tim Duncan Made it Look Easy; San Antonio Spurs Prepared For Much Tougher Conference Finals

Posted on 21 May, 2012, by in NBA

The Clippers didn’t make it easy in Game 4, with Chris Paul having his best game of the series. But it wasn’t enough. Tim Duncan missed the conference finals too much apparently, and the Spurs just have too much depth and basketball to get beaten by a one dimensional team like the Clippers. Nearly a month of playoff time, and the Spurs are still undefeated. More

Dirk Nowitzki and Mavs End Lakers Season, Phil Jackson’s Career

Posted on 9 May, 2011, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks Completed their sweep against the Los Angeles Lakers, winning Game 4 with a 122-86 beat down, led by Jason Terry (32 points), marking Phil Jackson’s final game as a head coach and marred by Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom’s lack of class. More