Wednesday, June 29, 2022

CFL cancels plans for Wrigley game

Just hours after the Big Ten announced both Northwestern and Illinois would use only the west end zone during Saturday's game at Wrigley Field, the Canadian Football League canceled its tentative plans to host a 2011 exhibition game at the Friendly Confines.

White Sox reacquire Roberto Alomar after HOF election

After trading for Roberto Alomar in 2003 and again in 2004, the White Sox are reverting to old, reliable means to improve their output at second base. Wednesday afternoon, the White Sox traded for Roberto Alomar on the same day the retired player was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.

International charity hockey match turns ugly as Canadian prime minister drops gloves with visiting...

It was meant to be a friendly charity match-up between two nations rich with hockey tradition. But after just a few minutes into the game there was clear animosity as Canada and Russia engaged in an ugly exhibition game at Ottawa's Scotiabank Place mired with fights and penalties. No fight was more surprising than that between Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Boris Alexandrov, a wealthy Russian oil man.

Sedin twins spotted at mall wearing matching sweaters their grammy knitted for them

Vancouver's high-scoring twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin powered the Canucks to the league's best record this season, but underneath it all, they're a pair of softies as evidenced by their recent appearance at a mall wearing matching sweaters their grandmother knitted them.

Desperate Blackhawks call up mysterious prospect Bustin Dyfuglien

After losing their first two playoff games to the hard-hitting Canucks, the Blackhawks have gone to the well and activated unknown prospect Bustin Dyfuglien.

Heckler Stats: Team Tattoo Leaders

Kenyon Martin and the Denver Nuggets sit atop this month's list of most tatted teams, edging out the Dennis Rodman and Tommy Lee sack race team.

Bolland suggests concussions for teammates after huge Game 4 performance

Blackhawks center Dave Bolland powered his team to a big 7-2 win over Vancouver Tuesday night, staving off playoff elimination for at least another day. It was Bolland's first game in more than a month after he was forced to the sidelines with a concussion. He's now recommending the same thing for his struggling teammates.