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 her in Arizona” at the same time.
“And that’s another reason why that’s a decision that I can make. I can move away from here knowing that the organization is in good hands.”
The timing for a Gruden-Raiders reunion is perfect, and both sides are in good position to take the best from the past and pour that into a more promising future.
There are the obvious links that bind the Bills and Jaguars going into their AFC wild-card playoff meeting Sunday in Jacksonville. There are the long postseason droughts ended, 17 years for the Bills and nine years for the Jaguars.
Ryan Spooner scored twice and Tuukka Rask made 25 saves in the Bruins’ 5-0 victory over the Senators on Saturday night.
Boston took a 4-0 lead in the second, scoring three goals on 13 shots.
Sean Kuraly provided a screen for Acciari, who beat Condon off his backhand for a 2-0 advantage. Just over two minutes later, Ben Harpur, looking to shoot the puck in at the blue line, had his shot picked off by Spooner, who broke in alone and beat Condon through the legs.
Krejci, returning to the lineup after missing six games with an upper-body injury, then picked up Charlie McAvoy’s rebound and tucked it in at the side of the net on the power play. The Bruins took a 5-0 lead in the opening minutes of the third when Bergeron tipped Torey Krug’ shot for their third power-play goal of the game.
Tanaka also received serious interest from the Dodgers, Angels, Cubs, White Sox, Astros and D-backs.interview with WEPN-FM New on Wednesday, Pettitte said he has been upfront about his HGH use and that he didn’t use it to gain a performance boost.But if you go and look at NFL rosters across this country, you’re going to guys playing from a lot of different places, and when you really get right down to it, I believe the NFL probably evaluates people as well as anybody , certainly more intense than the college coaches because they have more access, more access, more ability to work guys out and things of that nature, and ask them to do specific drills, and they can spend all the time that they want with them, and they still make mistakes, and there are still guys that come as free agents the NFL and play.Some of your changes are now live.We’ll how each game is different.I could make even better argument with statistics that Yaniv Green is a better player than Nikola Vujcic and Nikola Vujcic defense is bad that on some teams I would rather have Yaniv Green than Nikola Vujcic.Most would agree that, as of now, the seven forwards Dorion make off-limits are Stone, Hoffman, Turris, Smith, Brassard, – Pageau and Ryan Dzingel, while keeping his fingers crossed that the Knights take a pass on Curtis Lazar.