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  • Final in Detroit: Kings 5, Red Wings 0 [Updated]

     
    At the Red Wings’ morning skate Coach Mike Babcock was asked his opinion of Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, who played for him on Canada’s goal medal-winning Olympic team at the Vancouver Games. “He’s just better and smarter than everybody else,”...
  • Kings' Greene to sit out after hard hit on Monday

     
    Defenseman Matt Greene, who was shaky after absorbing a hard hit from Detroit’s Niklas Kronwall on Monday but said he felt fine and practiced on Wednesday, awoke Thursday feeling wobbly and won’t play when the Kings face the St. Louis......
  • California pucksters continue to excel

     
    Continuing a recent theme applauding the success of local hockey players such as Nashville Predators defenseman Jonathon Blum of Rancho Santa Margarita, congratulations are due to Western Michigan University and the six Californians on its roster for...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the coming week 1. THIN LIZZY A week after St. Patrick’s Day, it’s appropriate to have one of the greatest Irish bands of all time playing the area. Perhaps Thin Lizzy isn’t as......
  • Monster Mash: Navy SEAL museum sees increase in attendance; Kansas axes state funding of arts

     
    Attendance rises at Navy SEAL museum in Florida following bin Laden death...
  • Jim Murray, June 7, 1961

     
    June 7, 1961: Gene Tunney's chief claim to fame is he licked an over-aged Jack Dempsey twice. It won him respect but not affection. A peculiar thing about the public is it resents a man who topples a popular champion......
  • Does Mike Tyson belong in the Boxing Hall of Fame? Vote now!

     
    How great was Mike Tyson? Despite all the hype the hoopla and the hysteria, I don’t think he is among the Top 10 heavyweights of all-time. That said, he belongs in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Iron Mike was iconic, and much like Ali,...
  • Don King turns 80: Boxing promoter downplays celebration; too busy working

     
    Here???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
  • George Foreman pays touching tribute to Joe Frazier

     
    Former heavyweight champion George Foreman, who inspired Howard Cosell's legendary call, "Down goes Frazier!" in dethroning Joe Frazier as world heavyweight champion, has just distributed a statement on Monday night's death of Smokin' Joe....
  • Blues fest at Blue Mountain announces expansion, artists, tickets for 2nd year

     
    Blue Mountain Ski Area, which July 30-31 was host for the successful first run of the Pennsylvania Blues Festival – the new incarnation of the former Pocono Blues Festival – will expand it to three days for 2012, the ski......
  • Were the Cleveland Browns named after boxer Joe Louis?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The Cleveland Browns were named after boxer Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis. The Cleveland Browns opened shop in 1946 as one of the inaugural teams in a new professional football league designed to compete with the National......