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Lions sign OL Farris to practice squad, release RB Winn
Undrafted free agent from Ohio State played in three exhibition games with Detroit.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ohio Major League Baseball University of Michigan American football U.S. state Columbus Ohio National Hockey League Michigan
Kaepernick anthem protests spark controversy in NHL
Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown has hit out at Team USA Coach John Tortorella over his comments about sports stars refusing to stand for the national anthem – a trend recently set by NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Read Full Article at RT.com
214 points by Russia Today | United States The Star-Spangled Banner Racism National Hockey League Want John Tortorella Flag of the United States Flag
For immigrants in U.S., a soccer world cup of their own
During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship — first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia — one of the few constants in ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Major League Baseball Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Association football Pennsylvania FIFA National Hockey League
For immigrants in US, a soccer world cup of their own
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship - first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia - one of the few constants in his life was soccer. "We played every day in our country at school ... in recess ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Major League Baseball Citizens Bank Park Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia Association football Pennsylvania FIFA National Hockey League
Patrick Kane selected U.S. alternate captain for World Cup of Hockey
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A year after Patrick Kane’s career appeared in jeopardy because of a sexual assault claim, the Chicago Blackhawks star was named one of the alternate captains for the United States for the World Cup of Hockey.“It’s a huge honor for sure,” Kane said. “It’s one of those things I don’t...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | National Hockey League Tampa Bay Lightning Detroit Red Wings Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup Boston Bruins Chicago Blackhawks Columbus Blue Jackets
Red Wings honoree Chris Osgood excited to meet Wallace, Jeter at HOF
Osgood will be inducted Friday along with fellow Red Wings legend Brendan Shanahan, plus Mike Modano        
17 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings Toronto Maple Leafs New York Islanders 2002–03 NHL season Stanley Cup New York Rangers National Hockey League 1993–94 NHL season
Broncos’ Marshall takes knee during anthem, backs Kaepernick
Add Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall to the growing list of Colin Kaepernick supporters in the NFL.
254 points by Daily News | National Football League Denver Broncos San Francisco 49ers St. Louis Rams Oakland Raiders Carolina Panthers New York Giants National Hockey League
Summer's over for Patrick Kane, who's ready to pick up where he left off
With his Blackhawks equipment bag sitting on the dressing-room floor in front of him and a blue Team USA cap on his head, Patrick Kane was clearly back in full hockey mode. Before embarking on his 10th season with the Hawks, Kane has some patriotic business to attend to — leading the United States...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Blackhawks 2007–08 NHL season Jonathan Toews National Hockey League 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships United States Ice hockey Patrick Kane
Full UCLA basketball schedule released
UCLA will play USC on Jan. 25 at the Galen Center and on Feb. 18 at Pauley Pavilion as part of the Pac-12 Conference men’s basketball schedule released Thursday. The Trojans won three consecutive meetings between the teams last season for the first time since 1942. The Bruins will play defending...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | National Hockey League Pacific-10 Conference Major League Baseball ESPN Network Ten California University of Southern California Fox Broadcasting Company
Huskies to play 7 games each in Storrs, Hartford
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The UConn men's basketball team will split its home schedule this season between the on-campus Gampel Pavilion and the XL Center in Hartford. The school released the 30-game regular season schedule Thursday. It includes 14 home games, 12 on the road, and four at neutral sites, ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | University of Connecticut Big East Conference Madison Square Garden Hartford Connecticut Connecticut Huskies National Hockey League National Basketball Association Basketball
Joe Sakic tees off about what the Colorado Avalanche must change
At his 19th celebrity golf tournament Wednesday, and just a little more than week away from the beginning of rookie camp, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic further explained why he chose to only make minor changes to his roster in the offseason.
27 points by The Denver Post | Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Montreal Canadiens Golf Vancouver Canucks 2000–01 NHL season
Detroit News NFL picks: Week 1
Our staff writers pick the NFL games for Week 1 against the point spread.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | National Football League Major League Baseball Amtrak U.S. state National Basketball Association Super Bowl Chicago National Hockey League
Mets signing Tim Tebow to minor-league contract
Tim Tebow is coming back to New York. The Mets are on the verge of signing the quarterback to a minor-league contact, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Thursday morning.  Tebow, who worked out for 28 MLB teams last week in California, will head to the Instructional League or Arizona Fall League next, according to the...
10527 points by New York Post | Major League Baseball National Football League National Hockey League Arizona Arizona Fall League California Texas Native Americans in the United States
Bruins newcomer Riley Nash no bottom-six feeder
The annual start of free agency on July 1 can be like Christmas morning for some players heading into the open market. Top-six forwards, marquee defenseman and No. 1 goalies usually get signed by dinner time.But players like Riley Nash, who fights for his ice time among the bottom-six forwards, are not always so lucky. Sometimes, players like Nash have to wait until September before someone comes offering a deal.
2 points by Boston Herald | National Hockey League Boston Bruins Ice hockey If You Have to Ask Draft Boston University Free agent Game
Bruins sign former Panthers center Peter Mueller to tryout deal
The B's have signed right-shot center Peter Mueller to a Professional Try Out contract. The 28-year-old Mueller, the eighth overall pick in the 2006 draft, had a promising NHL career derailed by concussions. In his rookie 2007-08 year with the Coyotes, he posted 22-32-54 numbers.After a trade to Colorado, Mueller had to sit out the entire 2010-11 season because of concussion symptoms and was limited to just 32 games the next season.
5 points by Boston Herald | Ice hockey Concussion National Hockey League Phoenix Coyotes Finland Major League Baseball National Football League United States
L.A. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty drops $6 million on Hermosa Beach compound
Drew Doughty, the decorated defenseman for the Los Angeles Kings, has quietly made a move in the South Bay, buying a compound in Hermosa Beach for $6 million in a deal completed outside the Multiple Listing Service. Found a few blocks from The Strand, the two-parcel property includes a 1914 Craftsman-style...
349 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Kings 2008 NHL Entry Draft National Hockey League Detroit Red Wings Archie Bunker Pittsburgh Penguins Drew Doughty Tampa Bay Lightning
ESPN gets back in the hockey game with the World Cup
The NHL is back on ESPN, for a limited time only. More than a decade after the league and the top U.S. sports network split up, they're reunited for the World Cup of Hockey. Starting with exhibition games Thursday and continuing Sept. 17 when the tournament begins in Toronto, live ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | ESPN National Hockey League SportsCenter ESPN National Hockey Night NHL on NBC Major League Baseball Bill Clement Ice hockey
Red Wings blame slow start for OT loss to Lightning
Nikita Kucherov scored at 3:28 of overtime, giving Tampa a 2-1 overtime victory over the Red Wings on Friday.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Ice hockey National Hockey League Tampa Bay Lightning Penalty Tampa Florida Detroit Red Wings St. Petersburg Florida Steven Stamkos
Capsules: Terriers win OT thriller over North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. – Boston Bruins prospect Charlie McAvoy scored midway through the second overtime on a feed from freshman Clayton Keller to lift Boston University to a 4-3 win over defending national champion North Dakota in the semifinals of the NCAA West Regional on Friday.BU (24-11-3), which was outs...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Ice hockey North Dakota National Hockey League Boston Amtrak Massachusetts English-language films U.S. state
Ducks stay hot, take out Jets, 3-1
Andrew Cogliano scored late in the second period, Jonathan Bernier made 17 saves and the Ducks beat the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1, on Friday night. Corey Perry and Jakob Silvferberg also scored for Anaheim, which is now tied with San Jose for the lead in the Pacific Division with eight games remaining...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Anaheim Ducks National Hockey League San Jose Sharks Ice hockey 2003 NHL Entry Draft Phoenix Coyotes National Hockey League first round draft picks Los Angeles Kings
Florida beats Wisconsin, 84-83, with buzzer-beating three-pointer in overtime
NCAA tournament live updates: UCLA's March Madness run ends in the Sweet 16 March 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. All updates UCLA March 24, 2017, 10:05...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Madison Square Garden Basketball National Basketball Association NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship University of Wisconsin–Madison National Hockey League
Islanders win in shootout to retake second wild-card spot
PITTSBURGH — John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the Islanders over the Penguins 4-3 on Friday night. Beauvillier opened the shootout with a goal, and Tavares snapped a wrist shot past Marc-Andre Fleury in the next round. Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout for Pittsburgh, but Jaroslav Halak, making his...
6 points by New York Post | Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League New York Islanders 2006–07 NHL season 2008–09 NHL season Alexander Ovechkin Art Ross Trophy Ice hockey
NHL out of Olympics without 'dramatic' change: Commissioner
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman isn't wavering in the league's stance that its players won't participate in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games unless one of the negotiating parties "proposes something dramatic and radically different" to alter the situation. Bettman was in Chicago on Friday to speak at...
3 points by Chicago Tribune | Gary Bettman Winter Olympic Games Olympic Games National Hockey League Summer Olympic Games Ice hockey International Ice Hockey Federation International Olympic Committee
Wings’ Zetterberg, 36, not thinking retirement
On Friday, the captain was nominated as Detroit’s representative for the Masterson Trophy.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League Henrik Zetterberg Ice hockey Play Debut albums Streak The Streak
Death of Sergey Gimayev: Son steps in to replace ice hockey legend in commentator role
Following the death of Sergey Gimayev, the legendary Russian former ice hockey coach and commentator, leading national broadcaster Match TV found itself looking for a replacement for the biggest expert on the sport in Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
18 points by Russia Today | Ice hockey Pittsburgh Penguins Moscow Russia Evgeni Malkin National Hockey League Alexander Ovechkin 2008–09 NHL season
There's a touch of nostalgia in Kings' 5-2 victory over Jets
For most of the third period Thursday the Kings looked like their old, championship-caliber selves, breaking open a close game against the Winnipeg Jets by scoring two power-play goals and a short-handed goal as they cruised to a 5-2 victory at Staples Center. It was all too rare a sight in this...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Ice hockey Penalty Ice hockey terminology Power play Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League Penalty box 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Kucherov scores 3, Lightning beat Bruins 6-3
Nikita Kucherov had his third career hat trick to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins, snapping the Lightning's three-game losing streak         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Tampa Bay Lightning National Hockey League 2003 NHL Entry Draft 2003–04 NHL season 2008–09 NHL season New York Islanders Ice hockey Tampa Florida
Kane, Crawford lift Blackhawks over Stars 3-2 in SO
Patrick Kane scored his team-leading 33rd goal in regulation and connected again in the shootout as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 to open an eight-point lead for first place in the Central Division         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Detroit Red Wings Chicago Blackhawks National Hockey League Ed Belfour 2007 NHL Entry Draft 2005–06 NHL season Ice hockey Marián Hossa
Oilers score 5 in third period, beat Avalanche 7-4
Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Colorado Avalanche Edmonton Oilers Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League Associated Press Wayne Gretzky 1995–96 NHL season Boston Bruins
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-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Hockey League Toronto Maple Leafs 2008–09 NHL season Edmonton Oilers 2005–06 NHL season Boston Bruins New Jersey Devils Philadelphia Flyers
Reeling Devils have no answers for Maple Leafs’ young gun
TORONTO — Auston Matthews had two assists and William Nylander had a goal and an assist as the Maple Leafs topped the Devils 4-2 on Thursday night for their seventh win in nine games. Nylander set a franchise rookie mark by extending his points streak to 10 games, while equaling another team record for power-play...
1 points by New York Post | Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto National Hockey League 1992–93 NHL season New Jersey Devils Philadelphia Flyers Montreal Canadiens Conn Smythe
Senators player's finger left disgustingly bloody
Hockey players are tough.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League Ice hockey 2006–07 NHL season 2005–06 NHL season Sidney Crosby American films Jason Spezza
Paajarvi scored twice to lead Blues to 4-1 win over Canucks
Magnus Paajarvi scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Vancouver Canucks Henrik Sedin National Hockey League Daniel Sedin Associated Press St. Louis Blues 1999 NHL Entry Draft 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Read scores go-ahead goal in 2nd, Flyers beat Wild 3-1
Matt Read scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Steve Mason stopped 24 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Hockey League 2008–09 NHL season 2005–06 NHL season American Hockey League 2003–04 NHL season Minnesota 2006–07 NHL season Associated Press
Turris, Ryan score in shootout as Senators edge Penguins
Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan scored in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Pittsburgh Penguins National Hockey League 2008–09 NHL season 2006–07 NHL season 2005–06 NHL season Evgeni Malkin 2007–08 NHL season Sidney Crosby
Matthews, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Devils 4-2
Auston Matthews had two assists and William Nylander had a goal and an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs topped the New Jersey Devils 4-2 for their seventh win in nine games         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Hockey League Prime number American male singers 2002 deaths New Jersey Devils Philadelphia Flyers Ice hockey Dudley Moore
On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?
WASHINGTON – Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression, he may not turn out to be much of a trendsetter, mainly because his league won’t let him be one.The Washington Capitals superstar celebrated the team’s Russi...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Hockey League Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 2007–08 NHL season 2008–09 NHL season 2005–06 NHL season Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby
Bruins drop fourth straight, 6-3 to Lightning
BOSTON – Nikita Kucherov had his third career hat trick to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night, snapping the Lightning’s three-game losing streak and extending Boston’s skid.Jonathan Drouin had a goal and two assists, Brayden Point had a goal and an assist and An...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | National Hockey League Tampa Bay Lightning Ice hockey 2005 NHL Entry Draft Boston Bruins 2003–04 NHL season 2009 NHL Entry Draft Tampa Florida
T.J. Oshie beats Sergei Bobrovsky in shootout as Capitals beat Blue Jackets
Washington's right winger scores shootout winner and overcame a stellar performance from Columbus goalie.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | National Hockey League Philadelphia Flyers 2008–09 NHL season 2007–08 NHL season 2006–07 NHL season Vezina Trophy 2005–06 NHL season Washington Capitals
Rinne leads Predators past Flames 3-1
Pekka Rinne made 24 saves to lead the Nashville Predators over the Calgary Flames 3-1         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League Nashville Predators Dan Ellis 2007–08 NHL season 2009 NHL Entry Draft Pekka Rinne 2008–09 NHL season
Marchessault scores twice in Panthers' 3-1 win over Coyotes
Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals and James Reimer made 22 saves to lift the Florida Panthers over the Arizona Coyotes 3-1         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Phoenix Coyotes National Hockey League 2006 NHL Entry Draft Associated Press Shane Doan 2001 NHL Entry Draft Copyright Pittsburgh Penguins
Tech giants scrimmage for Thursday night NFL games
The National Football League has another combine going: the one for streaming rights to its Thursday Night Football games.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Major League Baseball National Football League National Hockey League California ESPN New Jersey Texas St. Louis Missouri
Avalanche Journal: Jared Bednar is planning on returning next season
The other day, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar mentioned some of the tinkering the staff is doing down the stretch of this horrific season. Then he added, "We’re working toward something. It’s not necessarily just this season, it’s beyond that."
1 points by The Denver Post | National Hockey League Ice hockey Joe Sakic Atlanta Thrashers New York Rangers 2006–07 NHL season Colorado Avalanche 2000–01 NHL season
Red Wings 2, Canadiens 1 (OT)
       
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Ice hockey Detroit Red Wings National Hockey League Henrik Zetterberg User Detroit Red Wings players Chris Osgood New York Rangers
20 years later: Red Wings vs. Avalanche fight night is still the best
'Claude’s lucky he never got up, because it would have been a lot worse,' Darren McCarty says now of Lemieux.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings Colorado Avalanche National Hockey League Stanley Cup Red Wings – Avalanche brawl Stanley Cup champions Kris Draper Claude Lemieux
Fox Sports: Red Wings’ logo tops in NHL
The iconic logo leads Fox Sports’ rankings among all 31 NHL teams because it’s both simple, and complex.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Hockey League Detroit Red Wings 2005–06 NHL season Western Conference Chicago New York Rangers Pittsburgh Penguins Vancouver Canucks
Baltimore Brigade says it has sold 500 season tickets
Baltimore's Arena Football League team has sold 500 season tickets for its inaugural season, but owner Ted Leonsis said it's way too early to be concerned. "I ask that you have a little patience with us. Let's have some fun together," Leonsis said during a speech Wednesday to the CEO Club of Baltimore....
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Washington Capitals Verizon Center Washington Wizards National Hockey League Expansion team Washington D.C. Ted Leonsis National Basketball Association
Kings announce plans to honor broadcaster Bob Miller, call up Jonny Brodzinski
The Kings will hold a Bob Miller Appreciation Day on April 8, honoring their Hall of Fame announcer on the final weekend of his 44-year career. Miller, 78, recently said health issues had forced him to retire from play-by-play duties after he calls the Kings’ last two regular-season games, on April...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Kings National Hockey League 1992–93 NHL season Wayne Gretzky 1986–87 NHL season 1990–91 NHL season 1988–89 NHL season Detroit Red Wings
Former Blackhawk Patrick Sharp: 'It's been a tough season' with Stars
Stars winger Patrick Sharp sat at his locker stall Thursday looking like someone ready for a break. He shoulders were slumped and he breathed deeply as he talked about his family and the upcoming offseason, during which he will need hip surgery. The Stars are out of playoff contention, marking...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Blackhawks Playoffs The Star-Spangled Banner Ice hockey Ed Belfour English-language films American films National Hockey League
Rangers slip past Capitals for 2-1 win
NEW YORK — Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers handled the challenge of facing one of the league's top teams.Mats Zuccarello scored a third-period goal and Lundqvist made 31 saves in the New York Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday.Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period for New York, which has won seven of eight overall and five in a row at home.
-2 points by Boston Herald | National Hockey League New York Rangers 2005–06 NHL season Ice hockey 2008–09 NHL season Washington Capitals 2007–08 NHL season NHL All-Rookie Team