Philadelphia - - While the Philadelphia Flyers picked up an easy two points tonight blanking the Colorado Avalanche 4-0. The Avs didn’t play a good game at all. Trade rumors are still following this team and they will until the end of the trade deadline tomorrow.
Colorado coach, Jared Bednar has
Pittsburgh - - Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t play in the first Winter Classic in Buffalo. He was the Penguins #1 goalie but he was injured. He did skate around and was quoted because of his importance to the team. Then at the last Winter Classic in Pittsburgh in 2011 Fleury got
Nom de plumes, aliases, sobriquets, catch words - nicknames, all time, all ways for Yankees. Through the decades sporting scribes, fans, friends and relatives, opponents and teammates have outdone themselves pinning nom de plumes, aliases, sobriquets, catch words - nick-names on Yankee personnel and experiences.
These have run the gamut, from
Nolan Patrick – 6-3, 198 - C – He plays a heavy game and gets better as the game goes on. Good on draws. Good stick on defense. Works hard in the corners. Excellent passer. Smooth skater gets in on the net quickly.
Timothy Liljegren – 6-0, 192 -
In my world, I thought Noah Syndergaard was the Mets best pitcher last season. He’s already been named the opening day starter and he came into camp looking great. Oh, wait. He put on 17 pounds of muscle and now “panic city” is back.
The worry is he looks too big,
The words and phrases are spoken and written day after day, year after year - generally without any wonderment as to how they became part of the language. All have a history, a story.
With the 2017 edition of spring training to beging and another season to follow, a brief sampler
The Marv Albert Foreword was a good setup for what is a very solid concept for a book. Kenny Albert’s list was impressive. His dad Marv topped him!
I loved Michelle Beadle’s. I would never have guessed she had hockey in hers. Pretty interesting hockey as well.
There are some big names
When Bill Belichick won his 5th Super Bowl many proclaimed him the greatest head coach in NFL history. I wondered to myself, how does he stack up to Vince Lombardi, who I always thought was the best but has been largely forgotten in these conversations since it’s not sexy to
The very long National Football League season is now over. Now we all look ahead to “the ultimate game.” Hype, hoopla, histrionics and sometimes a great game is the result of all the activity.
The Super Bowl is America at its best and also America at its worst. American conspicuous consumption.
The best there ever is. The best there ever was. The best there ever will be.
Ask a New England Patriots fan who those sentences describe and the answer would be quick and obvious.
Tom Brady is their guy.
But is Brady the guy? The greatest quarterback in NFL history?
Not now. Not yet.