Brian Gionta is returning for a 16th NHL season after the Boston Bruins signed the United States Olympic team captain to a one-year $700,000 US contract. The Bruins announced the signing on Sunday, a few hours after they acquired veteran forward Rick Nash in a multiplayer trade with the New York Rangers. Gionta joins the […]
It seemed like such a certainty Canada would clash with the Olympic Athletes from Russia in the gold-medal final. But nobody told the Germans they were supposed to roll over. They showed they were worthy of advancing to the semifinals with their 4-3 overtime win over Sweden, and proved themselves once again against Canada.
Here’s a strange thought: what if it’s not such a great idea, over the long run, to break up Connor and Leon? What if, heaven forbid, McDavid and Draisaitl spend the next few years together on the Oilers top line? Would that be so bad? Because let’s face it, they’re pretty amazing when they’re on […]
7:44 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN In the aftermath of allegations of harassment and violence toward female employees in the Dallas Mavericks organization, the NBA is instituting a confidential hotline for team and league employees to register concerns of improper conduct, according to a memo obtained by ESPN. Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told ESPN that he […]
Fans longing for a professional hockey team in Seattle will soon be able to put down some money for season tickets. Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Oak View Group, which is trying to bring an NHL team to the city, announced Tuesday that beginning March 1, people can make refundable deposits for season tickets at […]
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban calls tanking “brutal” but acknowledged that he told his team that it would be best to lose for the rest of the 2017-18 season. The trade deadline created a lot of movement in the 2018 NBA draft. Let’s look at where the top prospects — Trae Young, Luka Doncic, Deandre […]