With a game built to thrive in today’s NHL, Matt Grzelcyk can (& should) deliver in top-pairing role for Bruins – bostonsportsjournal.com

It doesn't take a game-theory maven to map out where the pieces on the chess board are set to land when it comes to the Bruins' blue line. More than a week into the start of free agency, Don Sweeney's moves outside of trades are rather limited when it comes to finding avenues to beef up his club's defensive corps

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy on Making Chess Riveting TV – TV Insider

Its about chess, but its not about chess, Anya Taylor-Joy recalls saying when she met Scott Frank, writer and director of Netflixs stylish seven-part drama The Queens Gambit (premiering October 23). In just a few hours, the actress devoured the Walter Tevis novel that Frank was adapting, then literally ran, she says, to their lunch meeting. She knew she had to play Beth Harmon, whose rise from Kentucky orphan to international 1960s chess superstar is as wild as it is hopeful.

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Drive Poll – Would The NFL Pause Season To Fight COVID-19? – 929theticket.com

The NBA and the NHL both put their regular seasons on hold, while MLB suspended operations in the middle of spring training. The NFL has been adamant that the league will forge on in the face of a global pandemic and overcome any challenges it may present. But while teams continue to close facilities in the days leading up to games, and the league has to play a complicated game of chess to shuffle the schedule on a weekly basis, could the answer to the NFL's problem simply be to hit pause

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Pushed beyond their limit – The Star Online

AN unexpected outcome at the 2020 Chinese National Swimming Championships has made many jaws drop when big names and hopefuls were dropped for the final rounds. Many were left scratching their heads and trying to understand new tests conducted on sportsmen entirely unrelated to their physical skills. The tests, which were introduced earlier this year, resulted in at least six elite swimmers dropping out of the tournament an important reference for their qualification for the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

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Wausau mayor Katie Rosenberg emerges as a new voice in Wis. progressive politics – OnMilwaukee.com

Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg wont toot her own her own horn when people tell her that shes changing the face of Wisconsin Democratic politics. The 36-year-old progressive would rather tell you shes just being her real self, whether its using the occasional four-letter word on Twitter or showing up to City Hall in a skull-print skirt. Shes in her job to make her hometown a better place

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