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  1. Size of stage no match for Sidney Crosby

    Scott Burnside

    PITTSBURGH -- So, in the end, isn't that why we love sports? To see what is possible? Or more to the point, whether the seemingly impossible is possible? To see what the great can achieve especially when faced with long odds or when the expecta...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  2. 2010 Stanley Cup finals: Philadelphia Flyers top Chicago Blackhaw...

    Scott Burnside

    Give up the lead in the third period of a must-win game? Have a possible goal disallowed in OT? Facing the prospect of being down 3-0 in the Stanley Cup finals? No problem. This Flyers team can handle the adversity.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  3. Scott Burnside: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma beating odds...

    Scott Burnside

    The odds have always been against Dan Bylsma (how many raised their eyebrows when he took over as Penguins coach?). But his uncharacteristic journey is the secret to his success.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  4. Oilers overcome odds to reach Cup finals

    Scott Burnside

    It took 81 regular-season games for Edmonton to clinch a playoff spot. Now, it's four wins from its first Cup since 1990, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2006
  5. Go-to-guy Niedermayer has to get it going

    Scott Burnside

    Cool, calm and collected, all-world defenseman Scott Niedermayer is being counted on to turn things around for the Mighty Ducks.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2006
  6. Underdog Germans hope to surprise

    Scott Burnside

    The German team has nothing to lose, knowing the odds are against them in the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2004