NHL News: #NHLStats: Avalanche Reach Mountaintop Once Again, Win Third Stanley Cup in Franchise History

June 26, 2022 The Avalanche won Game 6 at AMALIE Arena to defeat the two-time defending-champion Lightning and win the Stanley Cup. Colorado captured its third championship in franchise history, following Cups in 1996 and 2001. AVALANCHE SUMMIT STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS WITH DOMINANT 16-4 RECORDColorado claimed its championship by going […]

Big Ten Conference News: Announces Future Sites for Football Championship Game, Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournaments

Future Big Ten Conference Marquee Event Sites – Questions and Answers ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced today that the Big Ten Football Championship Game will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis through 2024, and that the 2023 Big Ten Women’s Basketball […]

Big Ten Conference News: Minnesota’s Steveson, Wisconsin’s Rettke Named Big Ten Athletes of the Year

ROSEMONT, Ill. — University of Minnesota senior wrestler Gable Steveson has been selected as the 2021-22 Big Ten Conference Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year, and University of Wisconsin senior volleyball middle blocker Dana Rettke has been recognized as the 2021-22 Big Ten Conference Female Athlete of the Year, […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGNS RIGHT WING CARSON MEYER TO ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY NHL/AHL CONTRACT EXTENSION

 JULY 2, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – TheColumbus Blue Jackets have signed right wing Carson Meyer to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract extension for the 2022-23 season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Meyer, 24, was drafted by the Blue Jackets in […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGNS CENTER JOSH DUNNE TO ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY NHL/AHL CONTRACT EXTENSION

JULY 1, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – TheColumbus Blue Jackets have signed restricted free agent center Josh Dunne to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract extension for the 2022-23 season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Dunne, 23, who was signed to a […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: ACQUIRES RIGHT WING MATHIEU OLIVIER FROM NASHVILLE IN EXCHANGE FOR 2022 FOURTH ROUND PICK

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired right wing Mathieu Olivier (pronounced oh-LIHV-ee-ay) from the Nashville Predators in exchange for a 2022 fourth round pick previously acquired from Toronto (122nd overall), Blue Jackets General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Olivier, 25, who was […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, July 3, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Kylie Ann Minogue AO OBE (/mɪˈnoʊɡ/; born 28 May 1968), sometimes known mononymously as Kylie, is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. She is the highest-selling female Australian artist of all time, having sold over 80 million records worldwide. She has been recognised for reinventing herself in music and fashion, for […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, June 28, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles; German: Versailler Vertrag, pronounced [vɛʁˈzaɪ̯ɐ fɛɐ̯ˈtʁaːk] (listen)) was the most important of the peace treaties of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919 in the Palace of Versailles, exactly five years after the assassination of […]

NHL News: Logos Unveiled for the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic, 2023 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend and 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series

June 15, 2022 NEW YORK (June 15, 2022) – The National Hockey League today unveiled the logos for the 2023 Discover NHL Winter Classic®, 2023 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend and 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™. Below please find all three logos and their […]

NHL News: Episode Five of “Quest For The Stanley Cup” Docuseries Now Available for Viewing on ESPN+ and YouTube.com/NHL

June 24, 2022 NEW YORK (June 24, 2022) – Episode five of Quest For The Stanley Cup™, the critically-acclaimed behind-the-scenes documentary series chronicling the remaining teams in the 2022 Stanley Cup® Playoffs, now is available for viewing on ESPN+ in the U.S. and YouTube.com/NHL in Canada. In the fifth episode, titled […]

Oklahoma Sooners advance to CWS Finals with 5-1 win over Texas A&M; David Sandlin pitches a gem

 June 22, 2022 Texas A&M 44-20 Oklahoma 45-22 OMAHA, Neb. – Given his previous appearance against Texas A&M at the NCAA Men’s College World Series, Oklahoma righthander David Sandlin turned in a phenomenal performance Wednesday afternoon. What a difference five days made for the redshirt sophomore who helped the Sooners advance […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, June 25, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Sitting Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake [tˣaˈtˣə̃ka ˈi.jɔtakɛ]; c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance against United States government policies. He was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him, at a time when […]

NHL News: The NHL, NHLPA and NHL Alumni Association Announce Groundbreaking Multiyear NFT Partnership With Sweet

NEW YORK, N.Y./TORONTO, ONT. (June 23, 2022) –The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), the National Hockey League (NHL®), the NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA) and non-fungible token (NFT) distribution platform Sweet today announced a new multiyear partnership naming Sweet the Official NFT Digital Collectibles Marketplace and […]

Ohio State Department of Athletics News:  Begins Year-Long Celebration of 50 Years of Title IX

Distinguished panel commemorates anniversary; women’s sports as strong as ever at Ohio State COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Department of Athletics kicked off a year-long celebration of 50 Years of Title IX Thursday with a continental breakfast program at the Ty Tucker Tennis Center featuring […]

NHL News: 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame NHL Media Award Recipients Announced

Al Morganti to Receive Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award; Bill Clement to Receive Foster Hewitt Memorial Award TORONTO (June 14, 2022) ­– Frank Seravalli, President of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, and Chuck Kaiton, President of the NHL Broadcasters’ Association, announced today that Al Morganti will receive the Elmer Ferguson Memorial […]

ICYMI: NHL Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Final Edition – Tuesday, June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022 * Veterans Andrew Cogliano and Jack Johnson look to join a rare list of players to win their first Stanley Cup after appearing in 1,000 career games, which is topped by former Avalanche defenseman Ray Bourque and former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk. * Cogliano and Johnson are two of several current Colorado players […]

Edmonton Oilers News: Team gives head coach Jay Woodcroft three-year extension; GM Ken Holland pleased with direction of young team

6/22/22 Head Coach Jay Woodcroft and General Manager & President of Hockey Operations Ken Holland answered questions via video call on Wednesday about the three-year contract extension completed on Tuesday for Woodcroft to remain head coach of the Edmonton Oilers. Holland’s opening remarks: “Good morning […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, June 21, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Parent Trap is a 1961 American romantic comedy film written and directed by David Swift. It stars Hayley Mills (in a dual role), Maureen O’Hara, and Brian Keith. Based upon the 1949 book Lisa and Lottie (German: Das Doppelte Lottchen) by Erich Kästner,[4] The Parent Trap follows two teenage twins on a quest to reunite their divorced […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN CENTER BRENDAN GAUNCE TO TWO-YEAR, TWO-WAY NHL/AHL CONTRACT EXTENSION

 JUNE 18, 2022 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Brendan Gaunce to a two-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract extension through the 2023-24 season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Gaunce, 28, has recorded 11 goals and 12 assists […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN 2018 FIRST-ROUND PICK CENTER LIAM FOUDY TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION

JUNE 17, 2022 Contract is two-way, NHL/AHL deal for 2022-23 and one-way NHL contract in 2023-24 season COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Liam Foudy to a two-year contract extension through the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, club general manager Jarmo Kekalainen […]

Oklahoma Sooners Softball News: Team gets stronger with addition of Michigan transfer pitcher Alex Storako

June 17, 2022 NORMAN — Oklahoma head softball coach Patty Gasso announced the addition of graduate transfer right-handed pitcher Alex Storako from the University of Michigan on Friday. “Alex will be a great addition to an already dynamic pitching staff,” said Gasso. “She is a proven pitcher at […]

Oklahoma Sooners defend title successfully! Back to Back Softball Champions; sixth time in program history

June 09, 2022 OKLAHOMA CITY – A ridiculously remarkable, record-setting season ended Thursday night for the Oklahoma softball team with the Sooners clutching the program’s sixth NCAA championship trophy. Such an achievement came as no surprise given OU spent every week atop the national rankings while […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, June 19, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that regulates communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable across the United States. The FCC maintains jurisdiction over the areas of broadband access, fair competition, radio frequency use, media responsibility, public safety, and homeland security. The FCC was formed by the Communications Act […]

Davidson Men’s Basketball News: Matt McKillop succeeds father as head of Wildcats program

6/17/2022 DAVIDSON –Matt McKillop, former Davidson standout and longtime assistant coach, has been named the program’s 19th head men’s basketball coach, as announced Friday afternoon by Director of Athletics Chris Clunie. He succeeds his father, Bob McKillop, who announced his retirement this afternoon after 33 years leading […]

Davidson Men’s Basketball News: Wildcats to honor Steph Curry with #30 jersey retirement and Hall of Fame Enshrinement

6/17/2022 DAVIDSON — NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, fresh off leading the Golden State Warriors to the NBA championship Thursday night, will be honored at Davidson College in August, Director of Athletics Chris Clunie announced during a press conference Friday afternoon in the Vance Athletic […]

NFL HOSTS THE ANNUAL OZZIE NEWSOME GENERAL MANAGER FORUM AND THE QUARTERBACK COACHING SUMMIT

​Both programs aim to continue building a diverse pipeline of front office and coaching candidates In partnership with the Black College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football League (NFL) today announced the second annual OZZIE NEWSOME GENERAL MANAGER FORUM and the fifth annual QUARTERBACK COACHING SUMMIT. From June 21-23, front […]

NFL & NFL Films Announce Collaboration With The HistoryMakers, Nation’s Largest African American Video Oral History Archive

Agreement brings together the gold standard in sports documentary production to assist the nation’s largest African American video oral history archive  NEW YORK, JUNE 15, 2022 – The National Football League along with NFL Films today announced they have agreed to donate footage to The HistoryMakers, a […]

Toledo, Ohio native Philip Baker Hall, of Seinfeld, Boogie Nights and Modern Family fame, dies at age 90

Philip Baker Hall (September 10, 1931 – June 12, 2022) was an American actor. Although known primarily as a prolific character actor known for his collaborations with Robert Altman and Paul Thomas Anderson, he starred in leading roles on films, such as Secret Honor (1984), Hard Eight (1996), and Duck (2005). His other supporting roles in films […]

NHL News: Episode Three of “Quest For The Stanley Cup” Docuseries Now Available for Viewing on ESPN+ and YouTube.com/NHL

June 10, 2022 NEW YORK (June 10, 2022) – Episode three of Quest For The Stanley Cup™, the critically-acclaimed behind-the-scenes documentary series chronicling the remaining teams in the 2022 Stanley Cup® Playoffs, now is available for viewing on ESPN+ in the U.S. and YouTube.com/NHL in Canada. Titled “This Round is On […]

NHL News: 2022 Stanley Cup Final Will Open Either Wednesday, June 15, or Saturday, June 18

NEW YORK (June 10, 2022) – The National Hockey League today announced the schedule scenarios for the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, which will match the Colorado Avalanche against the winner of the Eastern Conference Final series between the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers. Based on their higher regular-season point […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, June 11, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS John Samuel Vander Meer (November 2, 1914 – October 6, 1997) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a left-handed pitcher, most notably for the Cincinnati Reds. Vander Meer is most notable for being the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw two consecutive no-hitters. After […]

American Athletic Conference Announces Agreements With UCF, Cincinnati and Houston on Departures From The Conference

June 10, 2022 IRVING, Texas – American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced that The American has reached agreements with the University of Central Florida, the University of Cincinnati and the University of Houston regarding the departure of those institutions from The American. Under the […]

Western Athletic Conference Championship Eligibility for All Highlights WAC Board Spring Meeting

June 10, 2022   DENVER – Highlighted by the approval of transitioning institutions to participate in all Conference Championships, the Western Athletic Conference Board of Directors elected its 2022-23 Executive Committee and approved several items for the upcoming academic year and beyond.   Following a letter […]

LIV Golf News: Inaugural LIV Golf Invitational London sees Stinger GC duo of Schwartzel and du Plessis 1-2 on Leaderboard

Charl Schwartzel and his Stinger GC teammate, Hennie du Plessis, own the top two spots on the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational London leaderboard after Thursday’s first round at Centurion Club. Schwartzel shot a 5-under 65 on the par-70 course, blistering Centurion’s back nine in 6-under […]

LIV Golf: ANNOUNCES BROADCAST INNOVATION, UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS FOR GLOBAL AUDIENCE, AND ACCLAIMED ON-AIR TALENT AND PRODUCTION TEAM

London and West Palm Beach (June 6, 2022) – Reinforcing its mission of growing the sport of golf and reaching new fans across the world via a new and innovative entertainment product, LIV Golf today announced broadcast details and the experienced, diverse team of talent and award-winning producers […]

PGA Tour News: Commissioner Jay Monahan responds to players competing this week without proper releases; 17 golfers suspended

June 09, 2022 Commissioner Jay Monahan sent a memo to the PGA TOUR’s membership Thursday to update them on players choosing to compete this week without the proper conflicting event and media rights release. In accordance with the PGA TOUR’s Tournament Regulations, the players competing […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN CENTER JACK ROSLOVIC TO TWO-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION THROUGH 2023-24 SEASON

Columbus-native posted career highs with 22-23-45 in 81 games during sixth NHL campaign in 2021-22 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Jack Roslovic to a two-year, $8 million contract extension ($4 million AAV) through the 2023-24 National Hockey League season, General Manager […]

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS, COMMUNITY PARTNERS BUILD FINAL PLAYGROUND AS PART OF $400,000 GRANT COMMITMENT

JUNE 6, 2022 The Blue Jackets-themed playground located in Driving Park marks the eighth to be built since 2016 COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, in partnership with Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, spent the day building a custom Blue Jackets-themed playground to serve the […]

2022 FEDEXCUP STANDINGS heading into this week’s Principal Charity Classic in Canada

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The FedEx Cup is a championship trophy for the PGA Tour. Its introduction marked the first time that men’s professional golf had a playoff system. Announced in November 2005, it was first awarded in 2007. Patrick Cantlay is the 2021 champion. This competition is sponsored by FedEx. Rule changes The […]

Toronto Blue Jays News

The Toronto Blue Jays have made the following roster moves: C Danny Jansen has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left 5th metacarpal fracture C Zack Collins has been recalled from Triple-A Buffalo and will be active for tonight’s game COURTESY MLBpressbox.com & BLUE JAYS MEDIA RELATIONS

Chicago Cubs News 6/7/22

BALTIMORE – The Chicago Cubs today reinstated right-handed pitcher Alec Mills from the 60-day injured list and optioned right-handed pitcher Anderson Espinoza to Double-A Tennessee. Mills, 30, was placed on the 10-day injured list April 7 (retroactive to April 4) with a low back strain. He […]

Arizona D-backs Roster Moves 6/7/22

The D-backs made the following roster moves: Traded RHP Jacob Webb to the Braves for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on June 5. Signed LHP Dallas Keuchel to a Minor League contract Recalled LHP Tyler Gilbert from the Taxi Squad. Optioned RHP Taylor Widener to Triple-A Reno following last night’s game. […]

Oakland Athletics Roster Moves 6/7/22

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics reinstated catcher/first baseman Stephen Vogt from the 10-day injured list and selected infielder Matt Davidson from Triple-A Las Vegas, the club announced today. The A’s also optioned infielder Sheldon Neuse to Las Vegas and designated right-handed pitcher Parker Markel for assignment. […]

Texas Rangers roster moves 6/5/22

Arlington, Texas — The Texas Rangers announced the following roster moves prior to Sunday’s homestand finale against the Mariners: Outfielder Steele Walker (#40) contract selected from Triple-A Round Rock. Infielder Andy Ibáñez optioned to Triple-A Round Rock. Outfielder Willie Calhoun, currently on option at Triple-A Round […]

Daily Almanac for Tuesday, June 7, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS William Bruce Mumford (December 5, 1819[1] – June 7, 1862) was a North Carolinian native and resident of New Orleans, who was hanged for tearing down a United States flag during the American Civil War. FLAG INCIDENT On April 25, 1862, as Union Navy ships approached Confederate New Orleans, Commodore David Farragut ordered two officers to send […]

Chicago Cubs News for June 4th

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today selected right-handed pitcher Caleb Kilian from Triple-A Iowa and optioned right-handed pitcher Mark Leiter Jr. to Iowa. Additionally, right-handed pitcher Anderson Espinoza has been added as the “27th man” for today’s doubleheader against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field. […]

Columbus Blue Jackets News: SIGN FORWARD JOONA LUOTO TO ONE-YEAR, TWO-WAY NHL/AHL CONTRACT

JUNE 1, 2022 The 6-3, 201-pound winger won Jari Kurri Award as top player in Liiga’s playoffs this season COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Joona Luoto (pronounced YOH-nuh loo-OH-toh) to a one-year, two-way National Hockey League/American Hockey League contract, General Manager […]

The Memorial Tournament News: 2014 event champion Hideki Matsuyama disqualified in 1st Round

unknowingly violated Equipment Standards Rule 4.c(3) Hideki Matsuyama was disqualified from the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday for using a non-conforming club during Thursday’s opening round. The modification in question was a Liquid Paper-like substance on the face of 30-year-old Japanese star’s 3-wood. One of […]

NFL News: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, NFLPA AND MYTHICAL TEAM UP FOR UPCOMING NFL PLAY-AND-OWN NFT VIDEO GAME

​First-ever Blockchain-enabled NFL Video Game ‘NFL Rivals’ to Launch Next Year; Exclusive NFL NFT Pre-Sale to Take Place Before Game Launch NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES – May. 25, 2022 – The National Football League (NFL), NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and next-generation gaming technology studio Mythical Games today announced a partnership […]

Columbus Crew audio feature: Captain Marco Micaletto talks scoring fastest goal in team history, growing up in England and Brazilian Jujitsu in weekly Friday Press Conference

CREW 2 BREAKS RECORD vs. TORONTO FC IIIn Sunday’s 4-2 win over Toronto FC II, Crew 2 teamcaptain Marco Micaletto made history. In the first min- ute of Sunday’s action, Micaletto was able to find the back of the net, giving the Black & Gold […]

Columbus Crew 2 audio feature: Head coach Laurent Courtois discusses Rochester, NY FC & team practicing Brazilian Jujitsu

COLUMBUSCREW 22022 REGULAR SEASON:(7-1-0, 21 pts.) RochesterNew York FC2022 REGULAR SEASON:(3-3-1, 11 pts.) Date: Sunday, May 29Match Time: 2:00 p.m. ETKickoff: 2:08 p.m. ETLocation: Historic Crew Stadium (Columbus, OH)Free Live Stream on MLSNEXTPro.com: Sean Saint Jacques BLACK & GOLD NOTES CREW 2 EXTENDS WINNING STREAKSunday’s […]

Atlanta United FC Game Notes

ATLANTA UNITED FC vs. COLUMBUS CREW Referee: Joe Dickerson Assistants: Ian Anderson, Cory Richardson Fourth Official: Alyssa Nichols VAR: Ramy Touchan AVAR: Tom Supple SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS Facebook:Facebook.com/AtlantaUnitedFC Twitter:@ATLUTD | @VamosATLUTD | @AcademyATLUTD #ATLUTD | #UniteAndConquer Instagram:ATLUTD | Snapchat: ATLUTD PLAYER AVAILABILITY REPORT Questionable:Caleb Wiley […]

Columbus Crew gets offensive help from Crew 2 with short term loan of striker Jacen Russell-Rowe

COLUMBUS – Columbus Crew today announced that it has added Columbus Crew 2 forward Jacen Russell-Rowe (pronounced:JAY-sen, like Jason) to the First Team on a short-term loan agreement. Russell-Rowe is available for selection for the Crew’s match against Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium tonight, Saturday, May 28 […]

Columbus Crew head coach Caleb Porter gives scouting report on tonight’s Matcup at Atlanta United FC in weekly Friday press conference

COLUMBUS CREW FALLS TO LOS ANGELES FC AT HOMEColumbus Crew hosted Los Angeles Football Club atLower.com Field this past Saturday in what was the thirdall-time regular-season meeting between the two teams.After multiple weather delays, Los Angeles FC’s CarlosVela scored first in the 62nd minute. LAFC […]

NHL News: 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals Schedule Scenarios

NEW YORK (May 27, 2022) – The National Hockey league today announced the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Finals schedule scenarios. The Eastern Conference Final will feature the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning against either the Carolina Hurricanes or New York Rangers and will begin Wednesday, June 1. The […]

NHL News: Episode One of “Quest For The Stanley Cup” Premieres Today on ESPN+ and YouTube.com/NHL

May 27, 2022 NEW YORK (May 27, 2022) – Episode one of Quest For The Stanley Cup™, the behind-the-scenes documentary series chronicling the remaining teams in the 2022 Stanley Cup® Playoffs, premieres today exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. and on YouTube.com/NHL in Canada. The first episode opens in Washington, D.C. […]

Columbus Crew News: Team travels to Atlanta United FC for tonight’s matchup. Pedro Santos meets the media in Friday presser to preview the Match

COLUMBUSCREW2022 REGULAR SEASON:(3-5-4, 13 pts.) ATLANTAUNITED FC2022 REGULAR SEASON:(4-4-4, 16 pts.) Date: Saturday, May 28Match Time: 7:00 p.m. ETKickoff: 7:08 p.m. ETLocation: Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, GA)Local TV: Bally Sports Ohio Neil Sika (play-by-play) Jordan Angeli (analyst) Brett Hiltbrand (sideline)97.1 The Fan [Radio], 971TheFan.com [Stream]: Chris […]

Columbus Crew audio feature: Yaw Yeboah adds excitement in the attack

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Yaw Yeboah (born 28 March 1997) is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Major League Soccer club Columbus Crew. On 6 January 2022, Yeboah signed a three-year deal with Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew from Wisła Kraków. COLUMBUS CREW NEWS BLACK & GOLD QUOTES ON WHAT THE CREW NEEDS […]

Memorial Tournament News: Bryson DeChambeau, Viktor Hovland, Jordan Spieth, and Will Zalatoris commit to play in the 2022 Memorial Tournament presented by Workday

May 25, 2022 Gen20 Ticket offer returns DUBLIN, Ohio – Officials of the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday announced today that the Tournament has accepted entries from 2018 Memorial winner and 2020 U.S. Open champion Bryson DeChambeau, three-time PGA TOUR winner Viktor Hovland, three-time major championship winner Jordan […]

Memorial Tournament News: NetJets commits support to Nationwide Children’s Hospital through charity program at the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday

May 26, 2022 NEW PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVE—BIRDIES FOR NATIONWIDE CHILDREN’S—WILL DIRECTLY BENEFIT THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AT NATIONWIDE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL DUBLIN, Ohio – The Memorial Tournament presented by Workday announced today a new commitment from Columbus-based global private aviation leader NetJets to support Nationwide Children’s Hospital through a […]

Columbus Crew audio feature: head coach Caleb Porter talks scoring chances, defensive mistakes, LAFC game and Darlington Nagbe

COLUMBUS CREW FALLS TO LOS ANGELES FC AT HOMEColumbus Crew hosted Los Angeles Football Club atLower.com Field this past Saturday in what was the thirdall-time regular-season meeting between the two teams.After multiple weather delays, Los Angeles FC’s CarlosVela scored first in the 62nd minute. LAFC […]

Ohio State Football News: Additional 2022 Ohio State Football Game Times Announced; Non-Conference opponents Notre Dame, Arkansas State and Toledo

May 26, 2022 More info available now on Toledo, Arkansas State and Rutgers games COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Big Ten Conference and its network television partners today announced selections regarding additional, early-season game times and networks, including details around three more Ohio State home games at Ohio […]

Hollywood and Movie Fans mourn the loss of actor Ray Liotta at 67

Raymond Allen Liotta (Italian: [liˈɔtta]; December 18, 1954 – May 26, 2022) was an American actor and producer. His best-known roles include Shoeless Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989), Henry Hill in Goodfellas (1990) and Tommy Vercetti in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002). His other roles included Ray Sinclair in Something Wild (1986), for which he received […]

Columbus Crew Audio Feature: Head coach Caleb Porter answers critics that team is playing well, just needs goals and wins to show progress; Atlanta United FC up next

COLUMBUS CREW-ATLANTA UNITED FC Three Things to Know   .500 - Since the club’s arrival into MLS, Atlanta United FC has been one of the premier Eastern Conference sides, and Mercedes-Benz Stadium has been one of the toughest environments. That’s thanks to the Five Stripes having the […]

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says constant shootings in our country, more important than the NBA Playoffs; uses pregame media availability to give emotional plea for U.S. Government to act swiftly

Golde State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, himself an NBA player with several teams, is a very prominent and respected in the league and country. The former point guard and sharpshooter, was employed by Phoenix, Cleveland, Orlando, Chicago, Portland and San Antonio two stints. He […]

NHL fines Blues’ David Perron Fined for Cross-Checking

NEW YORK (May 24, 2022) – St. Louis Blues forward David Perron has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri during Game 4 of the teams’ Second Round series in St. Louis on Monday, May 23, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The […]

NHL fines Lightning’s Brandon Hagel Fined for Boarding

NEW YORK (May 23, 2022) – Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brandon Hagel has been fined $3,750, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for boarding Florida Panthers forward Eetu Luostarinen during Game 3 of the teams’ Second Round series in Tampa on Sunday, May 22, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The […]

ICYMI: NHL Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition – May 23, 2022

May 23, 2022 * The trio of Leon Draisaitl, Evander Kane and Connor McDavid propelled a second-period outburst by the Oilers and have now combined for 55 points through Edmonton’s first 10 games of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. * Nikita Kucherov posted his fourth career four-point playoff game to guide the Lightning to a 3-0 series […]

Daily Almanac for Wednesday, May 25, 2022

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969) is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed “Mo” and “Sandman“, he spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees’ closer for 17 seasons. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World […]

NHL News: Ducks’ Getzlaf, Oilers’ Nurse and Devils’ Subban Voted King Clancy Trophy Finalists

May 20, 2022 NEW YORK (May 20, 2022) – Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse and New Jersey Devils defenseman P.K. Subban are the three finalists for the 2021‑22 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, which is presented “to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy […]

NHL News: Panthers’ Brunette, Rangers’ Gallant and Flames’ Sutter Voted Jack Adams Award Finalists

May 19, 2022 NEW YORK (May 19, 2022) – Andrew Brunette of the Florida Panthers, Gerard Gallant of the New York Rangers and Darryl Sutter of the Calgary Flames are the three finalists for the 2021-22 Jack Adams Award, presented to the head coach who has “contributed the most to his team’s success,” […]

NHL News: Panthers’ Ben Chiarot Fined for Head-Butting

NEW YORK (May 18, 2022) – Florida Panthers defenseman Ben Chiarot has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for head-butting Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ross Colton during Game 1 of the teams’ Second Round series in Florida on Tuesday, May 17, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The […]

NHL News: Jets’ Connor, Canes’ Slavin and Wild’s Spurgeon Voted Lady Byng Trophy Finalists

May 18, 2022 NEW YORK (May 18, 2022) – Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin and Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon are the three finalists for the 2021-22 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard […]

Ohio State Athletic Department News: Sr. Associate AD Jocelyn Gates Embarks on Career Transition

Will be departing Ohio State for family reasons and career opportunities; Carey Hoyt new football liaison     COLUMBUS, Ohio – Jocelyn Gates, senior associate athletic director for sport administration, will be departing the Ohio State Department of Athletics later this month to move to Columbia, Mo., where her […]

Colorado Rockies News

May 23rd, 2022 The Colorado Rockies announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Robert Stephenson on the COVID-19 injured list and have recalled right-hander Ashton Goudeau from Triple-A Albuquerque. COURTESY COLORADO ROCKIES MEDIA RELATIONS & MLBpressbox.com

Pittsburgh Pirates Roster News

May 23rd, 2022 The Pittsburgh Pirates today selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Yerry (pronounced “Yairy”) De Los Santos from Triple-A Indianapolis. To make room on the 26-man active roster, right-handed pitcher Bryse Wilson has been optioned to Indianapolis. Infielder Kevin Newman has been transferred […]

St. Louis Cardinals Roster News

May 23rd, 2022 ST. LOUIS, MO., May 23, 2022 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that catcher Yadier Molina has been placed on the Bereavement List, and that rookie catcher Iván Herrera has been recalled from Memphis (AAA).  Herrera’s first game appearance will be his Major League debut. The […]