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Audio seems to confirm Michael Jordan did not want Isiah Thomas on Dream Team

Tuesday  15:43,   26 may 2020

It's long been speculated that it was Michael Jordan that kept Isiah Thomas off the Dream Team and now there appears to be audio that confirms those suspicions.The documentary made clear that Michael Jordan still hates Isiah Thomas. There long... >>>

JONES: Has it really been 30 years since the Oilers won their last Stanley Cup?

Tuesday  15:42,   26 may 2020

When I first came to Edmonton to begin a career writing sports in this city, it was 1967 and only a few months after the Toronto Maple Leafs had won the Stanley Cup. Five years later, the Journal decided to put this large lad on the Edmonton Eskimos >>>

Ex-Stars HC Montgomery hopes to coach in NHL again

Tuesday  15:42,   26 may 2020

It's been more than six months since Jim Montgomery was fired as head coach of the Dallas Stars for unprofessional conduct, and the 50-year-old says he hopes to return to the NHL one day. "I'm hopeful for an opportunity," he told The... >>>

Barkley says NBA decision forthcoming: 'I'm 100% sure we're going to play'

Tuesday  15:42,   26 may 2020

Former basketball star and longtime studio analyst Charles Barkley is convinced the NBA is nearing an official decision to resume the 2019-20 season in some form. "(The NBA is) gonna make a decision in the next week," Barkley said on ESPN's "The >>>

Ace Canadian esports driver Brooks tearing up the track online during COVID-19

Tuesday  15:41,   26 may 2020

TORONTO — Andrew Brooks could write a travelogue that would make a jet-setting socialite jealous. Paris, Tokyo, New York, Sydney and Monaco — twice — are just some of the desirable locations Brooks has visited over the last two years. His travel... >>>

CRACKS OF DON: Playoffs shaping up despite whining of Hurricanes, Lightning

Tuesday  15:40,   26 may 2020

Is it just me, or does everyone else outside of Carolina and Tampa Bay now hope the Hurricanes and Lightning are knocked out of the NHL playoffs ASAP — provided the proposed 24-team tournament does in fact get off the ground? Reportedly, they were... >>>

Ex-Pirates infielder Kang banned 1 year by Korean league

Tuesday  15:40,   26 may 2020

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series drunk driving cases. League organizers issued... >>>

Cavs' Drummond leaves $1K tip at restaurant

Tuesday  15:40,   26 may 2020

Cleveland Cavaliers center Andre Drummond is paying it forward. The two-time All-Star recently left a $1,000 tip on a $164.25 bill at Che, a restaurant in Delray Beach, Florida. "When I was given the checkbook, I went to put in the tip and... >>>

NHLers face new normal as league prepares to ramp up toward return to play

Tuesday  13:44,   26 may 2020

What resonates most about the NHL’s return-to-sport protocol is how much effort will be required just to get six players working out inside the rink together, never mind what’s still to come. The post Aaron Volpatti in the Vernon edition of The Best >>>

Apollo Crews wins the United States championship

Tuesday  12:07,   26 may 2020

It is his first title since joining WWE almost six years ago.As it turned out, just a short vacation and a title shot upon his... >>>

Why the Dak Prescott contract situation is complicated

Tuesday  11:58,   26 may 2020

The contract squabble between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott became a thing last week, thanks in large part to a report about the quarterback's gargantuan demand that was quickly shot down by all the scoop hounds. So what's the holdup... >>>

Lions rookie linebacker Williams patiently waiting for 2020 CFL season

Tuesday  11:48,   26 may 2020

Jordan Williams isn't allowing the COVID-19 pandemic to dampen his enthusiasm of starting his pro football career with the B.C. Lions. The six-foot, 232-pound linebacker was the first player taken in last month's CFL draft. Under normal... >>>

Producer reveals what to expect from Tom Brady documentary

Tuesday  11:45,   26 may 2020

Former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be getting the Michael Jordan-like treatment next year with a documentary series on ESPN.The nine-episode ESPN series will cover each of Brady's nine Super Bowl runs, and Gotham Chopra, who... >>>

Edmonton Oilers secret weapon going into 2020 playoffs? The Third Wave

Tuesday  11:28,   26 may 2020

Who knows if there’s going to be an NHL playoffs? If there is, who knows how the Edmonton Oilers will do? Will Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl finally crank it up and go deep into the Stanley Cup playoffs? That’s my bet, and I’m not just bullish... >>>

Thanks to position and commands: How David Alaba has become the leading player at Bayern

Tuesday  10:35,   26 may 2020

© Imago Images David Alaba and the spoken word, that's one thing. If he comes to the mixed zone after a game and is asked something, then he actually always says something. Most of the time he makes at least a smile, sometimes even a laugh.... >>>