Football

EFL: Winding-up petitions and moving on from the financial ‘Wild West’

While there has been a reduction in football clubs going into administration, before this season more were facing winding-up petitions Another year, another winding-up petition dismissed for an English Football League club. Since 2015, Bolton have been taken to court at least once a year. In 2016 their frequent appearances almost led to administration. But […]

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Wild trek through Twin Cities blizzard to down Senators

Daniel Winnik walked the final block to the arena so he wouldn’t be late. Tyler Ennis rear-ended teammate Matt Dumba as the two approached Minnesota’s Xcel Energy Center. Jonas Brodin arrived just minutes before the pregame warmups because of a blizzard hitting the Twin Cities. Stripped of their normal pregame routine, the Wild were still […]

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Brandon Sutter caps rally with OT winner as Canucks top Wild

Brandon Sutter scored 2:50 into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night. Loui Eriksson and Thomas Vanek also scored to rally the Canucks who played without Daniel Sedin. The team’s third-leading goal scorer with 10 was a late scratch with back spasms. Sutter returned after […]

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Jets’ offensive woes continue as Wild deny sweep

The Central Division has been the NHL’s tightest this season, with not much separation from top to bottom. Minnesota’s win over division-leading Winnipeg on Saturday night only jammed it up some more. Matt Dumba had two goals, Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund also scored and the Wild beat the Jets 4-1. Matt Dumba scored twice […]

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Valencia boss Marcelino collides with wild boar on motorway

Marcelino’s Valencia are third in La Liga, 11 points behind leaders Barcelona Once the excitement is over, Christmas can become a bore. That was the case for Valencia manager Marcelino – but of a different kind. The Spaniard, 52, was driving home on Christmas Eve when his car collided with a wild boar on the […]

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Oilers escape wild 3rd period to sink Blues

The Edmonton Oilers are starting to make up for their early-season struggles. Drake Caggiula scored the go-ahead goal at 19:10 of the third period as the Oilers won their third game in a row for the first time this season, defeating the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday. Edmonton edges St. Louis 3-2, wins 3 […]

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Habs overcome Vanek’s hat trick in wild win over Canucks

Nicolas Deslauriers had the first two-goal game of his NHL career, Carey Price made 34 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Vancouver Canucks 7-5 on Tuesday night. Jeff Petry, Daniel Carr and Philip Danualt added a goal and an assist each for Montreal (15-15-4), while Paul Byron and Alex Galachenyuk also scored. Max Pacioretty […]