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‘The Return of Sports’: League Commissioners to Participate in ESPN Panel

‘The Return of Sports’: League Commissioners to Participate in ESPN Panel

As professional sports approach their respective “return-to-play” initiatives amid the coronavirus pandemic, several notable commissioners have agreed to sit down for a chat. In a panel discussion hosted by ESPN, league leaders will share their thoughts concerning the obstacles that lie ahead as U.S. sports resume. Straight From the Commissioners’ …

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Emergency Backup Goalie Makes NHL History

Emergency Backup Goalie Makes NHL History

History was written at Saturday night’s game between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Toronto Maple Leafs. After injuries to Hurricanes goaltenders James Reimer and Petr Mrazek forced them to exit the game, the team called on a 42-year-old Zamboni driver to be its emergency goalie. An hour and a half …

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Blue Jackets Coach Blasts NHL Officials in Postgame Interview

Blue Jackets Coach Blasts NHL Officials in Postgame Interview

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella was absolutely livid during a postgame interview after his team lost to the Chicago Blackhawks 2-3 in an overtime shootout—a position Tortorella felt his team never should have been in if the officials had called the game appropriately. Disallowed Goal Leads to Loss …

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