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  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Illinois secures Mt. Rushmore honors from ESPN

     
    We lost to Pennsylvania again! New York finished fourth in the final voting for ESPN's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" feature, which was won by Illinois (Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks, Mike Ditka) with 28.6 percent of the vote. Pennsylvania......
  • On the A-Rod beat

     
    I think I should rename this blog "On the A-Rod beat." Still at the ballpark, since the A-Rod news never seems to end. Now he's hurt. TAMPA, Fla. ??? Alex Rodriguez will have his hip examined in Colorado today and......
  • Wally Szczerbiak's world at ESPN Zone spelling bee

     
    Sources close to defending champion Jeff Feldman tell WatchDog he is planning to defend his title Thursday in the Sports Spelling Bee at the Times Square ESPN Zone. You might recall that last May Feldman, originally from Old Westbury,......
  • Ducks' Scott Niedermayer retires after 18 seasons in the NHL

     
    Standing before his family, Ducks' defenseman Scott Niedermayer, one of the most decorated players in the history of hockey, choked up as he thanked them after he announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon at the Honda Center following 18 NHL seasons........
  • Stanley Cup filled with tradition and history

    Stanley Cup filled with tradition and history
    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...
  • Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup

    Penguins Beat Red Wings, Win Stanley Cup
    DETROIT -- Slide over Super Mario and make room on the Stanley Cup for a new batch of Pittsburgh Penguins. Max Talbot scored two second-period goals, and the Penguins overcame the loss of captain Sidney Crosby and a whole lot of history to beat the...
  • U.S.A. Falls Short; Canada Wins Gold in Hockey

    U.S.A. Falls Short; Canada Wins Gold in Hockey
    With the flick of Sidney Crosby's wrist, Canada found Olympic redemption. From the pall of a luger's death, from a series of embarrassing glitches, from a first half so disappointing that Canadian Olympic officials prematurely conceded the medals race,...
  • Hanging Hopes On Pronger

    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...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    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...
  • Career move gets Murray back home

    The next phase of Eddie Murray's professional career has brought him back where it began, in the Orioles' organization. To the place where his uniform number is retired, the place where he'll begin the transition from future Hall of Fame player to coach....