Archive for June, 2015

Mike Richards: From NHL star to unwanted veteran

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

In 2005, Mike Richards seemed destined for stardom, having won an OHL championship, Memorial Cup title, world junior gold medal and AHL Calder Cup championship at a young age. Ten years later, following two Stanley Cup victories, his NHL future is in question.

Anthony Leblanc, Coyotes owner, and NHL deny team moving to Las Vegas

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Las Vegas

National Hockey League president Gary Bettman and Arizona Coyotes' owner Anthony Leblanc vehemently denied a story in the New York Post that the team was being sold and moved to Las Vegas.

Marco Estrada allows 2 homers in Blue Jays’ loss to Red Sox

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. both hit home runs as the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Marco Estrada had a short start, giving up four runs on three hits and four walks in 2 1/3 innings.

AFC Team-by-Team OTA Notes (Rotoworld)

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Adam Levitan uncovers notable nuggets coming out of offseason practices for each AFC club. Allen Robinson's stock is sizzling.

FIFA Women’s World Cup: United States blank Germany; head for final

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The United States reached the final of the women's soccer World Cup for the second time in a row on Tuesday, taking advantage of a dubious penalty to beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 in a hugely enjoyable game.

Oilers send Boyd Gordon to Coyotes for Korpikoski

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The Edmonton Oilers have traded centre Boyd Gordon to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for forward Lauri Korpikoski.

FIFA slammed over treatment of women’s game

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Alex Morgan

FIFA is being criticized for its treatment of the women's game. Again. Critics took aim on social media Tuesday after referenced American forward Alex Morgan's looks in an article posted in advance of the United States' match against Germany in the semifinals of the Women's World Cup.

Canucks deal veteran defenceman Bieksa to Ducks

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

The Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday traded veteran defenceman Kevin Bieksa to Anaheim for a second-round draft pick in 2016.

Jackets acquire Saad from Blackhawks

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Brandon Saad

The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired pending restricted free agent forward Brandon Saad, Michael Paliotta, and Alex Broadhurst from the Blackhawks Tuesday for Marko Dano, Artem Anisimov, Jeremy Morin, Corey Tropp, and a fourth-round pick.

Brett Favre says he thinks he could still play at age 45 (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015