January 2018 archive

Jan 15

If 24 is playing 8 after he tore his shoulder, that’s a problem for 8.


“It’s really, really tough for me,” Bryant told reporters during a pre-game press conference, when asked which jersey he would retire if he could only choose one. “If 8 is playing 24 after he just ruptured his Achilles, that’s a problem for 24. “24 was more challenging. I tend to gravitate towards things that are …

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Jan 12

The Eagles have clinched the NFC East a season after going 7-9 to finish last in the division.


Philadelphia is one of four teams that could go from “worst to first” this season with the Jaguars (3-13 last year to 9-4 this season), Panthers (6-10 to 9-4) and Chargers (5-11 to 7-6) either tied or in sole possession of first place in their divisions. If all four win division titles, it would mark …

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Jan 09

This much is clear: He won’t rush, but he is in a hurry to win.


Ryan Miller acknowledged an ovation from the crowd marking his return to Rogers Arena with a wave moments before the opening faceoff. The veteran goalie then went out and stopped 31 shots for his second shutout of the season and the 41st of his career in leading the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-0 victory over …

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Jan 05

The Boston Bruins pushed aside the reeling Ottawa Senators — again.


Smith’s wife, Tiffany, was diagnosed with breast cancer in late September and has been receiving treatment in Arizona. Smith said he felt it was important to take the leave of absence because “there are a lot of things that I’m responsible for in this job and [it was hard] to try and be there for …

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