There’s something to be said for face-offs in hockey. But, then again, you already knew that. In a sport where puck possession is the name of the game, one who rules the face-off circle is considered king. Joe Scaringi takes a good, romantic and at times tragic, look at how one draw in particular sent an entire NHL playoff run crashing down.
The San Francisco 49ers have emerged from a near-decade of miserable mediocrity to become one of the top teams int he NFL. Without the likes of legendary names like Montana, Rice and Young, this new group of 49ers has come together to rebuild the quality and legacy of football in the Bay Area that will hopefully peak with another Super Bowl championship.
On April 12, 1980, Terrance Stanley Fox filled two bottles with ocean water from the Atlantic and headed west from St. John’s, Newfoundland. And so began his marathon. This, however, was no ordinary marathon. This was something far more special. This, was a Marathon of Hope. While an ordinary marathon runs a distance of 42.2 [...]
It was four years ago when the city of Anaheim bore witness to an injustice that would change their lives forever. In 2006, after 13 years in the National Hockey League, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim became the Anaheim Ducks. Fact: “A Mighty Duck” – “Mighty” = “A Duck.” Fact: A Duck is not mighty. [...]
A little over a decade ago, the wonderful city known as Atlanta, Georgia stumbled into the National Hockey League. During the NHL’s so-called expansion phase of the late 20th century, the vibrancy of Georgia’s state capital seemed an appropriate locale to nest the league’s 28th franchise. As is generally the norm for a club with [...]
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