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Why the European Super League drama escalated so quickly, plus new NHL power rankings

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Gonzaga may be even better next season, plus how to fix the Yankees

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The Yankees are very bad right now, plus explaining the European Super League drama

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Is it championship or bust for the Nets this year? Plus, recapping the WNBA Draft

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How the new transfer rule will impact college sports, plus another MLB no-hitter

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The Cubs and Patriots need fixing, plus is the NBA's schedule causing injuries?

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Pete Blackburn is from Boston, so there's a good chance you don't like him already. He has been a writer at CBS Sports since 2017 and usually aims to take a humorous and light-hearted approach to the often all-too-serious world of sports media. When not suffering from crippling loneliness, he shares a love-hate relationship with the NHL.

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