| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:05 AM
It's not quite March, but the madness has started.
Or should I say the sadness?
Last Saturday, two high school girls basketball teams in Tennessee tried to blatantly tank the same game so they could avoid a powerhouse in the playoffs. Monday, Kansas...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Goodbye, Columbus, and thanks for the well-organized All-Star game festivities. Most events were held within the lively Arena District or the nearby convention center, and players seemed pleased with the enthusiastic atmosphere and attentive crowds....
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:28 PM
hen you first meet Rob and Jim Brooks, you find two quiet, unassuming men who could be standing next to you in line at the supermarket or making pleasant conversation while waiting for your lunch order at a pizza joint in center city Allentown.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Hockey history made a house call in June, in the days after forward Justin Williams and the Kings won the Stanley Cup.
Williams, as the most valuable player of the playoffs, took home the Conn Smythe Trophy.
His name goes on the shiny relic along with...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:44 AM
Hockey players. Hockey dads. Hockey moms. Hockey people. Hockey guys. Hockey chicks.
Internationally, it's called ice hockey.
Here in North America, it's hockey plain and simple, almost totally ignoring that other sport, field hockey.
| 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 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...
| 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....
| 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...