Winter Sports

Wife of Olympic skier Bode Miller shares picture of dying daughter to warn against child drownings

The wife of Olympic skier Bode Miller shared a heartbreaking picture online of herself holding her dying daughter to raise awareness against child …

Bode Miller

Detroit Red Wings: Jeff Blashill and Development Problems

The Detroit Red Wings head coach, Jeff Blashill entering the final year of his contract needs to show a great deal of improvement before he’s granted …

NHL

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, wife welcome first child

Alex Ovechkin is officially a dad.<p>The Capitals forward and his wife, Nastya Ovechkina, welcomed their first child Saturday.<p>The two had a baby boy and …

Ice Hockey

Rich Parents' Home Training Facilities For Their Kids Intensifies The Athletic Arms Race

If you want to see America’s income inequality crisis in athletic form, check out The Wall Street Journal’s profile of parents who are spending bucketloads of money on in-home courts, fields and training facilities so they can someday get college scholarships for sports, which certainly has less to …

Carolina Hurricanes

'I was just pinching myself': Graphic designer reflects on fan-favourite Canucks jersey he designed

Jeremie White was 20 when he decided he was the graphic designer who could offer the Canucks the updated jersey they didn't even know they wanted.<p>The …

British Columbia

Why Simmonds could be better than ever for Flyers

Why Wayne Simmonds could come out stronger than ever for Flyers<p>Wayne Simmonds had just finished describing the season from hell.<p>He was the Flyers' …

Ice Hockey

Guy Lafleur and the 10-Year Contract: Part III — L’Affaire Lafleur

Guy Lafleur and the 10-Year Contract | Part I | Part II<p>On August 28, 1978, Lafleur gave an explosive interview to <i>Le Soleil</i>, hinting that he returned …

Montreal Canadiens

Round 1 results of the Greatest NHL Jersey vote and Round 2 matchups - Article

On Friday, we started a bracket between 32 jerseys that members of the BarDown staff chose as some of the greatest jerseys of all time and round one …

Ice Hockey

Ovi becomes a dad

Alex Ovechkin and wife Nastya Ovechkina welcome baby boy<p>NBC Sports Washington/USATSI<p>After lifting the Stanley Cup just over two months ago, something …

Ice Hockey

Jordyn Wieber Trying to Make a Difference as Coach at USA Gymnastics National Championships

It’s been six years since Jordyn Wieber last competed at the USA Gymnastics national championships. She earned her second national title in 2012 en …

Winter Olympics

Star athletes Venus Williams, Adam Rippon and Gronk share the same favorite splurge

Even the most frugal of athletes treat themselves from time to time.<p>Take tennis star Venus Williams, who captured her first Grand Slam title at age …

Adam Rippon

Sam Mikulak wins fifth U.S. all-around gymnastics title, ties record

BOSTON — <b>Sam Mikulak</b>‘s record-tying fifth U.S. all-around title came by his largest margin of victory. What he’s really yearning for is a first …

Winter Olympics

Thank You July 2018 Contributors

US Speedskating would like to thank the contributors below for their support: <br>Roger Boswell <br>Ceilyn Boyd <br>Isabella Christtian <br>Patrick Kosel <br>Dante …

Team USA

Which Toronto Maple Leafs Will Be Kept In The Expansion Draft?

The Toronto Maple Leafs will have the ability to protect roughly 9 to11 players if Seattle is granted an expansion team and has an expansion draft.<p>If …

Canadian Hockey

Senators’ Chabot Looks to Build on Rookie Year

While Ottawa Senators fans brace for the worst this upcoming season, they can rest assured that there will be at least one bright spot on the team. …

Ice Hockey

Christian Coleman wins Birmingham 100m in photo finish (video)

In a matchup of two breakout U.S. sprinters, <b>Christian Coleman</b> beat <b>Noah Lyles</b> in a 100m for the second time this season at a Diamond League meet in …

Winter Olympics

Canucks GM: Olli Juolevi's recovery is 'on schedule'

While asking the question of when will Vancouver Canucks prospect Olli Juolevi play his first NHL game, Ben Kuzma of The Province wrote that his …

Ice Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs: Auston Matthews is a speed demon

<i>Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews surprised everyone with an Instagram post on Tuesday.</i><p>Auston Matthews took the collective breath out of …

Ice Hockey

Former Leafs enforcer and advocate for retired NHLers, Kurt Walker, dead at 64

Kurt Walker, who transformed from hard-knuckle Maple Leaf to a compassionate advocate for NHL players struggling with retirement, has passed away.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

How the Andrej Sekera injury has changed the Edmonton Oilers game plan: 9 Things

This was not in “the plan”.As the architects of the Edmonton Oilers cobbled together the 2018-19 roster, they were relatively confident that veteran …

Canadian Hockey

Three questions facing New Jersey Devils

<i>Each day in the month of August we’ll be examining a different NHL team — from looking back at last season to discussing a player under pressure to</i> …

NHL

Draisaitl believes Oilers are too good to miss playoffs this season

Leon Draisaitl doesn't think the Edmonton Oilers are going to replicate last season's subpar result.<p>"I think we're too good of a team where we're not …

NHL

Corbella: Parks Canada casts shadow on Sunshine Village resort

Every couple has quirky little traditions they share, and my husband and I are no exception. One includes the butchering of the Katrina & the Waves’ …

Parks Canada

Colorado Classic gallery: UHC dominance on Stage 2

Bicycle Racing

Toronto Maple Leafs: Is this finally Josh Leivo’s chance?

Toronto Maple Leafs winger Josh Leivo has tried breaking into the team for the past five seasons, could this be the year he finally does it?<p>Josh …

NHL

Bovada likes Sidney Crosby’s chances to win the 2019 Hart Trophy

Some new odds from Bovada show only Connor McDavid ahead of Sidney Crosby for MVP odds in 2018-19.<p><b>2018 - 2019 - Who will win the Hart Memorial Trophy</b> …

Ice Hockey

Golden Knights' Marchessault & Karlsson: The NHL's Next Dynamic Duo

To say the Vegas Golden Knights’ 2017-18 season was surprising is an understatement. It was astonishing and flat-out jaw-dropping. Coming into the …

Ice Hockey

Alex Ovechkin, Nastasiya Ovechkina name newborn son after Ovi's late brother

Stanley Cup? Check. Conn Smyth Trophy as playoff MVP? Check. First-born child? Check.<p>To say Alex Ovechkin has had an exceptional summer would be …

Ice Hockey

New York Rangers: And now, we wait for the 2018-19 season

If you haven’t realized by now, the New York Rangers are finished making moves for the offseason.<p>The dog days of summer have been draining the life …

NHL

Bud Cauley injured in June accident, entered in Northern Trust

Bud Cauley, who has not played on the PGA Tour since suffering several injuries in an auto accident during the Memorial Tournament in June, is …

Golf