| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
It’s the “it” factor that transforms a team on its season journey from infancy into something head-turning.
It, for the Ducks, is Corey Perry being able to say that through seven games -- six of them victories -- he already has two hat...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Heplays for theMemphis Grizzlies these days, but forward Zach Randolph still collects a paycheck from the Portland Trail Blazers.
Randolph is one of the few dozen major-sport athletes who in recent years have been willing to cash a portion of their...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
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Coach Bruce Boudreau is an astute watcher of the NHL, and that's why even in the face of the astounding production by the Ducks' first line he...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan teed off against each other on the golf course at the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas this weekend.
Jordan, a six-time NBA champion and...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:14 PM
You reach a point where you stop reading and watching.
Of course with the White Sox, that implies at some point I started watching this season.
I never did. So, no big deal that Jake Peavy has been sidelined (again? When is he not?) with a rib injury....
| Apr 18, 2011
| 10:55 AM
The NHL reportedly has decided not to suspend Vancouver idiot Raffi Torres for his gutless hit to the head of Brent Seabrook in Game 3 of the Blackhawks’ first-round playoff disaster against the Canucks.
Torres zeroed in on a defenseless Seabrook,...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:00 PM
A year after Patrick Kane fired a shot into the goal in overtime to give the Blackhawks their first Stanley Cup championship since 1961, the game-winning puck is still missing.
The rubber disc hasn't been found since it was dug out of the net while the...
| May 28, 2010
| 5:48 PM
The Stanley Cup is overflowing with tradition and history. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Why is the Stanley Cup the most venerated trophy in sports?
Respect for elders. The trophy, then called the Challenge Cup, first was awarded in...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 12:26 PM
Unlike most men who run NHL teams, Brian Burke doesn't major in pitching trades and minor in pitching wedges.
He hates golf.
Blessed with a Harvard law degree and cursed by an obsession to work until he drops, the Whalers general manager thinks golf...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 8:58 AM
November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes.
January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...