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  • Drake and Will Ferrell perform sketch at NBA Awards

    Drake and Will Ferrell perform sketch at NBA Awards

    Drake and Will Ferrell came together to perform two comedy sketches at the 2017 NBA Awards. The entertainers acted as angry coaches who taught National Basketball Association players about the importance of headshakes.  Ferrell's name in the skit was Coach Murphy and Drake's name in the skit was...
  • Marc Methot 

    Golden Knights trade Methot to Stars

    The Vegas Golden Knights traded defenseman Marc Methot of Ottawa, Ontario to the Dallas Stars on Monday for a second round draft pick in the 2020 National Hockey League Entry Draft and goaltender Dylan Ferguson. Methot was chosen by the Golden Knights in the 2018 National Hockey League Expansion...
  • Ichiro Suzuki 

    Suzuki becomes oldest player ever to start in center field

    Ichiro Suzuki of Kasugai, Japan became the oldest player ever to start a Major League Baseball game in center field on Sunday. At the age of 43 years and 246 days, Suzuki broke a record while playing for the Miami Marlins which was previously held by Rickey Henderson of the Boston Red Sox in 200...
  • USA ties Canada in World Cup rugby qualifying

    USA ties Canada in World Cup rugby qualifying

    The United States tied Canada in World Cup Rugby qualifying at 28 points each from Tim Horton's Field in Hamilton, Ontario on Saturday. The game was part of a two game total point series with the second game taking place in San Diego, California on July 1.  Two Americans recorded two tries each...
  • Neftali Feliz 

    Feliz makes debut with the Royals

    Neftali Feliz of Azua, Dominican Republic made his debut with the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. The right hander was acquired by the Kansas City Royals on Friday after he was released by the Milwaukee Brewers last Monday.  Feliz pitched the seventh inning in the Royals' 8-2 loss to the Toronto Blue...
  • Kings select Gabriel Vilardi in first round of the NHL Entry Draft

    Kings select Gabriel Vilardi in first round of the NHL Entry Draft

    The Los Angeles Kings selected center Gabriel Vilardi of Kingston, Ontario with their first round draft pick, 11th overall, in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft on Friday. This past season with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League, Vilardi led the Spitfires in points with 6...
  • Yamamoto makes hockey history by becoming shortest NHL first round draft pick

    Yamamoto makes hockey history by becoming shortest NHL first round draft pick

    Kailer Yamamoto of Spokane, Washington made National Hockey League history on Friday by becoming the shortest first round draft pick in National Hockey League history. The Edmonton Oilers selected Yamamoto, who is only five feet and seven inches, 22nd overall.  Yamamoto had a great season in 2016-1...
  • Professional Bull Riders to compete in Colorado Springs for 2017 Rumble in the Rockies

    Professional Bull Riders to compete in Colorado Springs for 2017 Rumble in the Rockies

    The best professional bull riders will be competing at the Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Sat. Sept. 30 and Sun. Oct. 1. The event is simply being promoted as the Rumble in the Rockies. Saturday's competition starts at 6:45 p.m. mountain time and Sunday's competition starts...
  • Nico Hischier 

    Swiss hockey history made in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft

    It was a gigantic night in the history of Switzerland hockey on Friday. For the first time ever a player from Switzerland was selected first overall in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft. Nico Hischier, a center from Naters, Switzerland, was selected first overall by the New Jersey Devils...
  • Ryan Reaves 

    Blues trade Ryan Reaves to Penguins

    The St. Louis Blues traded right winger Ryan Reaves of Winnipeg, Manitoba to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. In addition to Reaves, the Penguins received a second round draft pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The Blues meanwhile got center Oskar Sundqvist of Boden, Sweden and a...
  • Brayden Schenn 

    Flyers trade Schenn to the Blues for Lehtera and draft picks

    The Philadelphia Flyers traded center Brayden Schenn to the St. Louis Blues for center Jori Lehtera, a first round draft pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft and a conditional first round draft pick in the 2018 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The conditions for the conditional...
  • Derek Stepan 

    Rangers trade Raanta and Stepan to Coyotes

    The New York Rangers traded goaltender Antti Raanta and center Derek Stepan to the Arizona Coyotes on Friday for defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and the Coyotes first round pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft. With the pick, the Rangers selected Swedish center Lias Andersson who played...
  • Artemi Panarin 

    Blackhawks trade Panarin to Blue Jackets for Saad

    The Chicago Blackhawks made a blockbuster trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. The Blackhawks traded Artemi Panarin, Tyler Motte and a sixth round pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry Draft to the Blue Jackets for Brandon Saad, goaltender Anton Forsberg and a fifth round draft...
  • Connor Murphy 

    Blackhawks trade Hjalmarsson to Coyotes for Murphy and Dauphin

    The Chicago Blackhawks traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday for defenseman Connor Murphy and center Laurent Dauphin on Friday. At first glance, one might think that the Coyotes got the edge in the deal because Hjalmarsson is a three-time Stanley Cup champion as he...
  • Johnny Gaudreau 

    Gaudreau wins 2017 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

    Calgary Flames left winger Johnny Gaudreau of Salem, New Jersey has won the 2017 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. The award is presented to the player in the National Hockey League that shows the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct, along with a high standard of ability.  Gaudreau only took four...
  • Tom Wilhelmsen 

    Wilhelmsen joins Colorado Springs after signing with the Brewers

    Tom Wilhelmsen of Tucson, Arizona is now a member of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox of the Pacific Coast League after signing a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. Wilhelmsen made his Sky Sox debut on Thursday and despite giving up three hits, had zero earned runs in two...
  • Vegas Golden Knights select four Americans in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

    Vegas Golden Knights select four Americans in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft

    The Vegas Golden Knights selected four Americans in the 2017 National Hockey League Expansion Draft on Wednesday. They are defenseman Jon Merrill of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, center Connor Brickley of Everett, Massachusetts, defenseman Trevor Van Riemsdyk of Middletown, New Jersey and defenseman Nate...
  • John Tortorella 

    Tortorella makes American hockey history

    John Tortorella of Boston, Massachusetts made American hockey history on Wednesday. Tortorella became the first American ever to win the Jack Adams Award (presented to the National Hockey League's coach of the year) twice.  Tortorella won the award this past season in 2017, as the head coach of the...
  • Auston Matthews 

    Auston Matthews wins 2017 Calder Trophy

    Auston Matthews of San Ramon, California won the 2017 National Hockey League Calder Trophy on Wednesday. The award is presented to the National Hockey League rookie of the year.  It was an outstanding rookie season for Matthews. In 82 games, Matthews notched 40 goals and 29 assists for 69 points. He...
  • Markelle Fultz 

    Markelle Fultz makes University of Washington Huskies basketball history

    Markelle Fultz of Upper Marlboro, Maryland made University of Washington Huskies basketball history on Thursday. Fultz became the first Huskies player ever to be selected first overall in the National Basketball Association draft. He was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers.  A point guard, Fultz...
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