(Photo via Emilee Chinn/Associated Press) There have been conflicting reports as to how the NFL wanted to proceed with the Week 17 matchup between the Bills and Bengals, during which Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field. Initially, as the nation watched on Monday Night Football, the broadcast mentioned the... Continue Reading →
ECHL’s Corson On Leave as Sexual Assault Allegations Surface
(Photo via Norfolk Admirals) Noah Corson, Adirondack Thunder forward, and son of longtime NHLer Shayne Corson, is on leave from his minor league hockey club, as allegations that he and two other men sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl have come to light. Corson, now 24, was an 18-year-old at the time of the incident, which... Continue Reading →
Next Stop For USWNT: HBO
(Image via Turner Sports) U.S. Soccer and Warner Bros. Discovery (Turner Sports) agreed to an eight-year media rights deal in March 2022, with hopes of growing the American game, specifically, the women’s game. This Tuesday, January 17th, HBO Max will become the latest streaming service to enter the live sports arena, when it broadcasts the... Continue Reading →
Double the Funds, Double the Fun for PHF
(Image via Premier Hockey Federation) The battle for a stable women’s pro hockey league in North America just got a bit easier. Last month, the Premier Hockey Federation (PHF) announced that its salary cap will double from $750,000 to $1.5 million, beginning with the 2023-24 season. This is the third straight season in which the... Continue Reading →
Broncos Ride on New Sod for Finale
(Photo via: David Zalubowski/Associated Press) New Broncos owner and CEO Greg Penner is sparing no expense. Penner, the chairman of Walmart, and majority owner of the Broncos, has already shown the power of his purse, as the majority stakeholder in the $4.65 billion purchase price for the team, and by committing significant extension dollars to... Continue Reading →
Ryan Reynolds: Ottawa Senators Owner?
(Photo via: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press) The Ottawa Senators franchise has experienced a tumultuous past few years. From reaching the Eastern Conference Finals in 2017, to a remarkably steep drop-off into the basement of the NHL’s standings, the ongoing rumors of the team being for sale, and the often-controversial actions and eventual death of owner... Continue Reading →
Habs’ Logan Mailloux: A Deserved Second Chance or One Chance Too Many?
(Photo via Ivanoh Demers/Radio-Canada) Lost among several recent, unfortunate stories of sexual misconduct throughout the hockey world, Logan Mailloux signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens earlier this month. The Habs controversially selected Mailloux 31st overall in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, after Mailloux withdrew his name from the Draft. Mailloux was convicted... Continue Reading →
Canucks Owner Francesco Aquilini Denies Disturbing Child Abuse Allegations
(Photo via The Canuck Way) Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini is facing severe allegations of child abuse. The accusations were levelled against Aquilini by his four estranged children in affidavits submitted to British Columbia Supreme Court. Each of the four children claims that their father physically and psychologically abused them when they were younger. A... Continue Reading →
What Does the Nathan MacKinnon Contract Mean for NHL Superstars (and their Teams)?
(Photo via Sporting News) Colorado Avalanche superstar forward, and now-Stanley Cup champion, Nathan MacKinnon signed an eight-year, $100.8 million extension to remain with the club last Tuesday. This contract makes MacKinnon the highest-paid player in the NHL at an average annual value (AAV) of $12.6 million. MacKinnon will be paid a whopping $89.3 million in... Continue Reading →
Alexandra Mandrycky Marks 6th Woman Promoted to Assistant GM in Historic Year for NHL
(Image via NHL) Last week, the Seattle Kraken promoted Alexandra Mandrycky, the club’s former Director of Hockey Strategy and Research, to the position of Assistant General Manager. Mandrycky highlights a barrier-breaking year in which six women have been promoted to Assistant GM positions across the league. Mandrycky’s roots are in analytics, making her the first... Continue Reading →