Davidson on Sports: Hockey Still Rewards Losers

Kavitha A. Davidson is a former Bloomberg View columnist.
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Here's what you missed last night in sports:

Basketball Across the Pond
The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Atlanta Hawks to improve to 3-0 in games set in London. Maybe the team should consider another move.

Different Strokes in NFL
Heading into the NFC Championship game, at least one columnist isn't buying the narrative that San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll hate each other. They're just completely different people -- and that's a good thing.

Meanwhile, despite what you've heard, the AFC Championship does not come down to Tom Brady versus Peyton Manning. Rather, LeGarrette Blount is the deciding factor, showing just how far he's come from his infamous punch.

Hockey's Unearned Rewards
The NHL still rewards teams that lose with a point. Here's how to fix that.

Farewell to Boxing's Father Figure
Jose Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council for almost four decades, died yesterday at 82.

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Kavitha A Davidson at kdavidson19@bloomberg.net