The Los Angeles Dodgers enter the season with one of baseball’s most talented teams on paper and have a great shot to win the World Series. Again. It’s the same old story, isn’t it? In 2016, the Dodgers won between 91 and 94 games and took the NL West for the fourth straight season. And for the fourth straight year, they bowed out of the playoffs before the World Series. The Dodgers haven’t won the NL pennant since 1988. Twenty-four of the other 29 MLB teams have won a pennant since the Dodgers last did. That’s remarkable under the circumstances. The current iteration of the Dodgers houses a huge payroll, one of the smartest front offices in baseball -- led by president Andrew Friedman and
Crowder — and not the Nets’ picks — is the sticking point in the deal, according to one report. The Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls are hung up on a potential trade for All-Star swingman Jimmy Butler, according to NBA.com’s David Aldridge. The snag in the deal stems not from the draft picks, but from Boston’s unwillingness to move starting forward Jae Crowder, Aldridge reports.
This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat. Today on the podcast, we'll go into detail about what's next for Georges St-Pierre as he returns to the Octagon. Who will he face? Who should he face? Right now, Conor McGregor and Michael Bisping are GSP's two preferred choices, it appears, with Bisping being the frontrunner. Do these fights make sense? Are they the right calls? We'll examine the possibilities and weigh them to see which works best for all parties involved as well as the sport. We'll also recap the two events from over the weekend, UFC Halifax and Bellator 172. We'll discuss what's next for winners like Derrick Lewis, Johny Hendricks, Paul Felder and Sara McMann. We'll also examine