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NHL, players discussing resuming season with 24-team playoff

NHL, players discussing resuming season with 24-team playoff

The NHL and the NHL Player Association reached an agreement Friday night to move forward on a plan to resume the season, starting with a 24-team playoff. Read full article: NHL, players discussing resuming season ...→

NHL, players discussing resuming season with 24-team playoff

NHL, players discussing resuming season with 24-team playoff

The NHL and the NHL Player Association reached an agreement Friday night to move forward on a plan to resume the season, starting with a 24-team playoff. Read full article: NHL, players discussing resuming season ...→

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

The NHL Players’ Association met Thursday night to vote on a 24-team playoff proposal that would remedy the current season, which was suspended in March becaus [...] Read full article: NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team pla...→

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

The NHL and NHLPA are discussing a unique 24-team tournament to precede the Stanley Cup Playoffs whenever hockey is able to return, reports said. Read full article: NHL working on 24-team format to resume ...→

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Giannis Antetokounmpo, among other NBA superstars, participated in a private conference call on Monday, and had [...] Read full article: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA s...→

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around [...]

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around Fourth of July in ballparks without fans... Danny Valencia has always been grou [...] Read full article: AP source: MLB owners approve giving pla...→

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

American women’s soccer players want to delay a trial until after an appellate court reviews last week's decision to throw out their claim of unequal pay while [...] Read full article: US women’s national team players plan to...→

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

The Boston Bruins were supposed to open the 2020-21 NHL season overseas, but that will no longer be happening. On Friday, the NHL canceled all international ev [...] Read full article: NHL Cancels International Events In 2020...→

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

The dynamic changes by the day, if not by the hour, but sources on both sides of the aisle have told The Post that the NHL’s reopening plan has shifted from co [...] Read full article: NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24...→

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says there is a divide among people in the NBA about resuming the season. Read full article: Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is...→

U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay suit with women's team players - amNewYork

BY AMY TENNERY AND STEVE KEATING The U.S. women's soccer team's claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on Friday, handing a victory to the United Read full article: U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay ...→

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the world's highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: China sends survey team to Everest after...→

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

The NHL and NHL Players Association announce what may be a minor step toward a possible resumption of play Read full article: NHL players could return to team facilit...→

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

Illinois’ groundbreaking high school bass fishing was canceled this spring by the IHSA; Jeff Wolfe captures the complex feelings for a new program and recaps t [...] Read full article: High school bass fishing: Amid a season ...→

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

A best of the best of the many players with Illinois roots who will find new college homes this fall. Read full article: Transfer season: Updates on former local...→

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have developed a return-to-play plan that goes from some kind of training camp into a 24-team playoff, leaving seven teams [...] Read full article: NHL return-to-play proposal would give A...→

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

The NHL draft, even more so than its counterparts in the NFL and NBA, is a notorious crapshoot. Read full article: Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players...→

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

The biggest concern he hears from his players, agent Scott Boras says, is not for their safety and welfare but their rights. The players trust that MLB will ha [...] Read full article: Commentary: MLB players are prepared to ...→

Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July Start to Season, But Players Must Weigh In - Times of San Diego

Baseball owners reportedly approved plans Monday that would put players back on the field by the beginning of July. Read full article: Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July St...→

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

While the NHL remains in a holding pattern regarding the 2019-20 season, the AHL officially canceled its season Monday morning, deeming it “not feasible” in li [...] Read full article: The AHL canceled its season Monday. What...→

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

The Islanders would make the reported 24-team tournament either way it is set up. For the Rangers, things are a bit more dicey. Read full article: NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help O...→

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

The Los Angeles Kings might be out of playoff contention, but general manager Rob Blake says there’s still a push to resume the season.  Read full article: Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resumin...→

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

If one were to assume, one might believe that hockey players -- who make their living ... playing hockey -- would be champing at the bit for hockey to return. [...] Read full article: Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Seas...→

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

Should the NHL start playing hockey again, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says players will have to face quarantine rules because of the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: NHL players entering Canada to play game...→

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is not taking any chances by rushing the timetable for hockey’s return and he’s willing to push next season until December if nec [...] Read full article: Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL retu...→

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Most NFL teams have begun their virtual offseason training programs this week in anticipation that the season will begin on time but Seattle Seahawks head coac [...] Read full article: Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team wil...→

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

For most of the NHL shutdown, Wild forward Kevin Fiala has been back home in Sweden, where he has been able to skate at a rink with fellow NHL players. Read full article: If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s K...→

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, like most pro athletes staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, is itching to get back to competition. But in o [...] Read full article: Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to...→

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

Will the Eagles’ only Super Bowl winner have the most players ever enshrined into the Eagles Hall of Fame? Read full article: How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning...→

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

The MLB is planning to begin a shortened 82-game regular season in July and is awaiting approval from the players' union on the testing protocols. Read full article: MLB players may need blood tests before ...→

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday dismissed notion the league will not be able to resume its season and award the Stanley Cup Read full article: NHL commissioner says cancelling season ...→

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is cautiously optimistic about finishing out the season in a two-site plan which will likely not include fans -- a condition that [...] Read full article: NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming pla...→

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The Bruins were set to open the 2020-21 season at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, against the Predators. Read full article: The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’...→

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

The Dallas Stars and the NHL are now hopeful hockey games can be back by as early July, but both are committed to finishing the 2020 season at whatever date ma [...] Read full article: Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Fi...→

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

Who doesn’t love rankings? Rankings exist to spark debate. Rankings are subjective, determined by opinions, educated or otherwise. Opinions can’t be wrong, Exc [...] Read full article: NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lun...→

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

The NHL seems to be pivoting from its plan to reopen the season in four centralized locations and is now focused on playing games in its teams’ home cities, mu [...] Read full article: NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans af...→

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Colorado Avalanche beat writer Mike Chambers answers questions in his mailbag about prospects, the NHL season and gives an injury update as players wait for th [...] Read full article: Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build...→

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

Momentum is growing for the NHL season to resume in July, but unless the playoff field expands, the Blackhawks’ motivation could be low. Read full article: If NHL season resumes in full in July, B...→

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial coach Krista Humphreys is happy her daughters, Kaitlynn and Sierra, got to play a few games together before the season was canceled. Read full article: Centennial softball team, Humphreys fami...→

NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Resumption of Season

The Washington Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Montreal Canadiens despite Alex Ovechkin scoring his 699th career goal... The Washington Capitals have sign [...] Read full article: NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Re...→

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

The NHL Players’ Association met Thursday night to vote on a 24-team playoff proposal that would remedy the current season, which was suspended in March becaus [...] Read full article: NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team pla...→

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

Will the Eagles’ only Super Bowl winner have the most players ever enshrined into the Eagles Hall of Fame? Read full article: How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning...→

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

The NHL and NHLPA are discussing a unique 24-team tournament to precede the Stanley Cup Playoffs whenever hockey is able to return, reports said. Read full article: NHL working on 24-team format to resume ...→

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

The MLB is planning to begin a shortened 82-game regular season in July and is awaiting approval from the players' union on the testing protocols. Read full article: MLB players may need blood tests before ...→

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

The biggest concern he hears from his players, agent Scott Boras says, is not for their safety and welfare but their rights. The players trust that MLB will ha [...] Read full article: Commentary: MLB players are prepared to ...→

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Giannis Antetokounmpo, among other NBA superstars, participated in a private conference call on Monday, and had [...] Read full article: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA s...→

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

While the NHL remains in a holding pattern regarding the 2019-20 season, the AHL officially canceled its season Monday morning, deeming it “not feasible” in li [...] Read full article: The AHL canceled its season Monday. What...→

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

American women’s soccer players want to delay a trial until after an appellate court reviews last week's decision to throw out their claim of unequal pay while [...] Read full article: US women’s national team players plan to...→

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The Bruins were set to open the 2020-21 season at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, against the Predators. Read full article: The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’...→

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

The Los Angeles Kings might be out of playoff contention, but general manager Rob Blake says there’s still a push to resume the season.  Read full article: Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resumin...→

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

The dynamic changes by the day, if not by the hour, but sources on both sides of the aisle have told The Post that the NHL’s reopening plan has shifted from co [...] Read full article: NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24...→

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

Should the NHL start playing hockey again, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says players will have to face quarantine rules because of the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: NHL players entering Canada to play game...→

U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay suit with women's team players - amNewYork

BY AMY TENNERY AND STEVE KEATING The U.S. women's soccer team's claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on Friday, handing a victory to the United Read full article: U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay ...→

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

The NHL seems to be pivoting from its plan to reopen the season in four centralized locations and is now focused on playing games in its teams’ home cities, mu [...] Read full article: NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans af...→

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Most NFL teams have begun their virtual offseason training programs this week in anticipation that the season will begin on time but Seattle Seahawks head coac [...] Read full article: Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team wil...→

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

The NHL and NHL Players Association announce what may be a minor step toward a possible resumption of play Read full article: NHL players could return to team facilit...→

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

Momentum is growing for the NHL season to resume in July, but unless the playoff field expands, the Blackhawks’ motivation could be low. Read full article: If NHL season resumes in full in July, B...→

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

Illinois’ groundbreaking high school bass fishing was canceled this spring by the IHSA; Jeff Wolfe captures the complex feelings for a new program and recaps t [...] Read full article: High school bass fishing: Amid a season ...→

NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Resumption of Season

The Washington Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Montreal Canadiens despite Alex Ovechkin scoring his 699th career goal... The Washington Capitals have sign [...] Read full article: NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Re...→

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, like most pro athletes staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, is itching to get back to competition. But in o [...] Read full article: Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to...→

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have developed a return-to-play plan that goes from some kind of training camp into a 24-team playoff, leaving seven teams [...] Read full article: NHL return-to-play proposal would give A...→

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

The NHL draft, even more so than its counterparts in the NFL and NBA, is a notorious crapshoot. Read full article: Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players...→

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday dismissed notion the league will not be able to resume its season and award the Stanley Cup Read full article: NHL commissioner says cancelling season ...→

Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July Start to Season, But Players Must Weigh In - Times of San Diego

Baseball owners reportedly approved plans Monday that would put players back on the field by the beginning of July. Read full article: Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July St...→

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around [...]

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around Fourth of July in ballparks without fans... Danny Valencia has always been grou [...] Read full article: AP source: MLB owners approve giving pla...→

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is cautiously optimistic about finishing out the season in a two-site plan which will likely not include fans -- a condition that [...] Read full article: NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming pla...→

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

The Islanders would make the reported 24-team tournament either way it is set up. For the Rangers, things are a bit more dicey. Read full article: NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help O...→

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

The Boston Bruins were supposed to open the 2020-21 NHL season overseas, but that will no longer be happening. On Friday, the NHL canceled all international ev [...] Read full article: NHL Cancels International Events In 2020...→

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

The Dallas Stars and the NHL are now hopeful hockey games can be back by as early July, but both are committed to finishing the 2020 season at whatever date ma [...] Read full article: Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Fi...→

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

If one were to assume, one might believe that hockey players -- who make their living ... playing hockey -- would be champing at the bit for hockey to return. [...] Read full article: Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Seas...→

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says there is a divide among people in the NBA about resuming the season. Read full article: Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is...→

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

Who doesn’t love rankings? Rankings exist to spark debate. Rankings are subjective, determined by opinions, educated or otherwise. Opinions can’t be wrong, Exc [...] Read full article: NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lun...→

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is not taking any chances by rushing the timetable for hockey’s return and he’s willing to push next season until December if nec [...] Read full article: Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL retu...→

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the world's highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: China sends survey team to Everest after...→

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Colorado Avalanche beat writer Mike Chambers answers questions in his mailbag about prospects, the NHL season and gives an injury update as players wait for th [...] Read full article: Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build...→

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

For most of the NHL shutdown, Wild forward Kevin Fiala has been back home in Sweden, where he has been able to skate at a rink with fellow NHL players. Read full article: If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s K...→

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial coach Krista Humphreys is happy her daughters, Kaitlynn and Sierra, got to play a few games together before the season was canceled. Read full article: Centennial softball team, Humphreys fami...→

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

A best of the best of the many players with Illinois roots who will find new college homes this fall. Read full article: Transfer season: Updates on former local...→

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team playoff format: report

The NHL Players’ Association met Thursday night to vote on a 24-team playoff proposal that would remedy the current season, which was suspended in March becaus [...] Read full article: NHLPA board meets to vote on 24-team pla...→

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

NHL return-to-play proposal would give Avalanche shot at West’s No. 1 playoff seed, report says

The NHL and NHL Players’ Association have developed a return-to-play plan that goes from some kind of training camp into a 24-team playoff, leaving seven teams [...] Read full article: NHL return-to-play proposal would give A...→

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning Team Will Get Into Eagles Hall of Fame?

Will the Eagles’ only Super Bowl winner have the most players ever enshrined into the Eagles Hall of Fame? Read full article: How Many Players From Super Bowl-Winning...→

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason played in hub cities, including St. Paul

The NHL and players union are working together on a plan that would have hockey ready to resume if they get the green light this summer. Read full article: NHL leaning toward 24-team postseason pl...→

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

NHL working on 24-team format to resume hockey season: reports

The NHL and NHLPA are discussing a unique 24-team tournament to precede the Stanley Cup Playoffs whenever hockey is able to return, reports said. Read full article: NHL working on 24-team format to resume ...→

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players as NHL draft looms

The NHL draft, even more so than its counterparts in the NFL and NBA, is a notorious crapshoot. Read full article: Coronavirus clouds evaluation of players...→

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

MLB players may need blood tests before every game when season starts

The MLB is planning to begin a shortened 82-game regular season in July and is awaiting approval from the players' union on the testing protocols. Read full article: MLB players may need blood tests before ...→

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

Commentary: MLB players are prepared to play 2020 season ... but on one condition

The biggest concern he hears from his players, agent Scott Boras says, is not for their safety and welfare but their rights. The players trust that MLB will ha [...] Read full article: Commentary: MLB players are prepared to ...→

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner says cancelling season “not something I’m even contemplating”

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday dismissed notion the league will not be able to resume its season and award the Stanley Cup Read full article: NHL commissioner says cancelling season ...→

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA stars held private conference call about resuming NBA season: report

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and Giannis Antetokounmpo, among other NBA superstars, participated in a private conference call on Monday, and had [...] Read full article: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA s...→

Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July Start to Season, But Players Must Weigh In - Times of San Diego

Baseball owners reportedly approved plans Monday that would put players back on the field by the beginning of July. Read full article: Reports Say Baseball Owners Seek July St...→

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around [...]

AP source: MLB owners approve giving players’ union plan to start season around Fourth of July in ballparks without fans... Danny Valencia has always been grou [...] Read full article: AP source: MLB owners approve giving pla...→

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

The AHL canceled its season Monday. What’s next for NHL?

While the NHL remains in a holding pattern regarding the 2019-20 season, the AHL officially canceled its season Monday morning, deeming it “not feasible” in li [...] Read full article: The AHL canceled its season Monday. What...→

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming play, possibility of no fans into next season: report

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is cautiously optimistic about finishing out the season in a two-site plan which will likely not include fans -- a condition that [...] Read full article: NBA's Adam Silver addresses resuming pla...→

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

US women’s national team players plan to appeal judge’s decision dismissing equal pay lawsuit

American women’s soccer players want to delay a trial until after an appellate court reviews last week's decision to throw out their claim of unequal pay while [...] Read full article: US women’s national team players plan to...→

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help Or Hurt Rangers Depending On Format, Islanders Would Make Postseason Regardless

The Islanders would make the reported 24-team tournament either way it is set up. For the Rangers, things are a bit more dicey. Read full article: NHL 24-Team Tournament Plan Could Help O...→

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’ season-opener in Prague

The Bruins were set to open the 2020-21 season at O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic, against the Predators. Read full article: The NHL officially postponed the Bruins’...→

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

NHL Cancels International Events In 2020, Including Bruins Season Opener In Prague

The Boston Bruins were supposed to open the 2020-21 NHL season overseas, but that will no longer be happening. On Friday, the NHL canceled all international ev [...] Read full article: NHL Cancels International Events In 2020...→

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resuming season, regardless of playoff standings

The Los Angeles Kings might be out of playoff contention, but general manager Rob Blake says there’s still a push to resume the season.  Read full article: Kings' GM Rob Blake looks toward resumin...→

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Finish 2020 Season

The Dallas Stars and the NHL are now hopeful hockey games can be back by as early July, but both are committed to finishing the 2020 season at whatever date ma [...] Read full article: Stars, NHL ‘Flexible’ on Timeframe to Fi...→

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24-team Stanley Cup playoff

The dynamic changes by the day, if not by the hour, but sources on both sides of the aisle have told The Post that the NHL’s reopening plan has shifted from co [...] Read full article: NHL’s new return plan: Go straight to 24...→

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Season Or Postseason To Be Played

If one were to assume, one might believe that hockey players -- who make their living ... playing hockey -- would be champing at the bit for hockey to return. [...] Read full article: Not All NHL Players Sound Eager For Seas...→

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is divided about resuming season

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says there is a divide among people in the NBA about resuming the season. Read full article: Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai says NBA is...→

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

NHL players entering Canada to play games may be subject to quarantine rules, Trudeau says

Should the NHL start playing hockey again, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says players will have to face quarantine rules because of the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: NHL players entering Canada to play game...→

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lundqvist, Patrik Elias

Who doesn’t love rankings? Rankings exist to spark debate. Rankings are subjective, determined by opinions, educated or otherwise. Opinions can’t be wrong, Exc [...] Read full article: NHL players poll is insult to Henrik Lun...→

U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay suit with women's team players - amNewYork

BY AMY TENNERY AND STEVE KEATING The U.S. women's soccer team's claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on Friday, handing a victory to the United Read full article: U.S. Soccer scores victory in equal pay ...→

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL return, willing to start 2020-2021 season in December

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is not taking any chances by rushing the timetable for hockey’s return and he’s willing to push next season until December if nec [...] Read full article: Gary Bettman says he won't rush NHL retu...→

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans after players likely balked

The NHL seems to be pivoting from its plan to reopen the season in four centralized locations and is now focused on playing games in its teams’ home cities, mu [...] Read full article: NHL pivoting coronavirus return plans af...→

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the world's highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: China sends survey team to Everest after...→

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team will need at least 6 weeks of training before season start: report

Most NFL teams have begun their virtual offseason training programs this week in anticipation that the season will begin on time but Seattle Seahawks head coac [...] Read full article: Seahawks' Pete Carroll predicts team wil...→

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build from prospects, injured players getting healthy, NHL season update and more

Colorado Avalanche beat writer Mike Chambers answers questions in his mailbag about prospects, the NHL season and gives an injury update as players wait for th [...] Read full article: Avs Mailbag: Colorado continues to build...→

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

NHL players could return to team facilities by mid-May; Sharks might be in limbo

The NHL and NHL Players Association announce what may be a minor step toward a possible resumption of play Read full article: NHL players could return to team facilit...→

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s Kevin Fiala will be in shape

For most of the NHL shutdown, Wild forward Kevin Fiala has been back home in Sweden, where he has been able to skate at a rink with fellow NHL players. Read full article: If the NHL returns this season, Wild’s K...→

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

If NHL season resumes in full in July, Blackhawks won’t have much to play for

Momentum is growing for the NHL season to resume in July, but unless the playoff field expands, the Blackhawks’ motivation could be low. Read full article: If NHL season resumes in full in July, B...→

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial softball team, Humphreys family find silver lining in shortened season

Centennial coach Krista Humphreys is happy her daughters, Kaitlynn and Sierra, got to play a few games together before the season was canceled. Read full article: Centennial softball team, Humphreys fami...→

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

High school bass fishing: Amid a season put on hold, a primer on starting a new team/club

Illinois’ groundbreaking high school bass fishing was canceled this spring by the IHSA; Jeff Wolfe captures the complex feelings for a new program and recaps t [...] Read full article: High school bass fishing: Amid a season ...→

NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Resumption of Season

The Washington Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Montreal Canadiens despite Alex Ovechkin scoring his 699th career goal... The Washington Capitals have sign [...] Read full article: NHL Pushes Back Timeline on Potential Re...→

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

Transfer season: Updates on former local high school players in the portal

A best of the best of the many players with Illinois roots who will find new college homes this fall. Read full article: Transfer season: Updates on former local...→

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to make it happen, ‘Safety needs to be No. 1’

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, like most pro athletes staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, is itching to get back to competition. But in o [...] Read full article: Oshie wants NHL season to resume, but to...→