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Sullivan Mum on Goalie Decision, Letang Off Top Power Play? – Pittsburgh Hockey Now

Loose lips sink ships. Or so the Pittsburgh Penguins believe. As coaches across the league pledged to reveal their practice and gameday line rushes and discussed other decisions related to their preparation for the 24-team NHL Stanley Cup tournament, Penguins…

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The Eight Most Ridiculous Games From the MLS Is Back Tournament – The Ringer

In advance of Tuesday’s championship game, let’s look back at the best, worst, and weirdest parts of MLS’s return to action

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The MLS Is Back tournament has been the leagues attempt to captivate viewers over the past month by showcasing the glories of soccer in the United States. MLS returned to action nearly three weeks before any other American mens professional sports league, largely in the hope of attracting new fans in a sports-starved nation.
And I gotta say: It totally worked on me. Ive always been entertained by MLS games, but my job typically requires me to spend my falls writing about football and my spring…

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With A Healthy Jusuf Nurkić, The Trail Blazers Are On The Cusp Of The Playoffs – FiveThirtyEight

Despite entering the NBA bubble 3.5 games back of the Memphis Grizzlies, the current overwhelming favorite to capture the eighth and final playoff spot in the W…

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Despite entering the NBA bubble 3.5 games back of the Memphis Grizzlies, the current overwhelming favorite to capture the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference is the Portland Trail Blazers. The FiveThirtyEight RAPTOR-based forecast gives the Blazers a 76 percent chance of making the postseason, up from just 12 percent prior to the restart.
We projected the Blazers to go just 3-5 at Walt Disney World,1 yet with just two regular-season games left, theyve gone 4-2, with those tw…

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What The Rangers Are (Probably) Getting in Alexis Lafreniere – Blueshirt Banter

A team loaded with young wingers is poised to add its best yet.

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If 2020 has proven anything, its that nothing should be taken for granted. Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton would not verbally commit last night to taking projected top pick Alexis Lafreniere, and with two months until the draft he wouldnt be doing his job if he didnt do his due diligence on other players and potential trade options.
But it would be one of the most shocking moments in the history of the draft if the Rangers passed on the productive winger first overall on October 9.
The la…

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