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WGN NewsThe 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...
Web ReporterWith 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,...
The Fabulous ForumStanding 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........
The Hartford CourantUnlike 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 CourantNovember 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...
The Associated PressDavid Vyborny scored twice and had an assist in the third period to power Columbus to a 5-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Saturday night, giving the Blue Jackets a franchise record for points in a season. The victory gave Columbus 72 points, erasing the...
Tribune staff reporterIf there is a team that probably should be hoping the Penguins move anywhere as long as it's out of Pittsburgh, it's the Blackhawks. Ever since Mario Lemieux beat Eddie Belfour with 12 seconds left in Game 1 of the 1992 Stanley Cup finals—giving the...
WatchdogESPN'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......
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WatchdogWe 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 Yankees beatI 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......
WatchdogSources 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,......
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