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Tampa Bay winger Pat Maroon joins the ranks of a choose few NHL players to win back-to-back Stanley Cups with two completely different teams after he helped the Lightning defeat the Dallas Stars 2-zero in Game 6 on Monday evening. A research of US elections has proven that the results of sports occasions can affect the results. A study published within the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirmed that when the house team wins the sport earlier than the election, the incumbent candidates can improve their share of the vote by 1.5 percent. A loss had the opposite impact, and the effect is larger for higher-profile teams or unexpected wins and losses. Also, when Washington Redskins win their last sport earlier than an election, then the incumbent President is extra likely to win, and if the Redskins lose, then the opposition candidate is more prone to win; this … Read More