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Marcin Gortat Re-Signs with Wizards: Latest Contract Details and Analysis

July 1st, 2014
It didn't take much convincing for the Washington Wizards to re-sign unrestricted free agent Marcin Gortat, apparently. The veteran center verbally agreed to a deal on the first day of free agency, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Gortat expressed his delight on Twitter: Gortat's teammate John Wall initially broke the news: TNT's David ...

Stanley Cup 2014: Complete Guide to Kings vs. Rangers Game 4

June 10th, 2014
The Los Angeles Kings forced the New York Rangers to the brink of elimination on Monday and will now have four chances to win one game and secure their second Stanley Cup title in three years. L.A. will have its first opportunity to claim the Cup in Game 4 on Wednesday ...

Top Prospect Sam Bennett Posts No Pullups at 2014 NHL Scouting Combine

May 31st, 2014
Sam Bennett could potentially be selected No. 1 at the 2014 NHL entry draft this June, but regardless of where he lands, the top prospect won't be chosen for his physical prowess. That's because Bennett, a center with the Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs, was unable to perform a single pullup ...

Tony Parker Injury: Updates on Spurs Star’s Ankle and Return

May 31st, 2014
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was forced to leave Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals early after feeling soreness in his left ankle, the team announced: As the Austin American-Statesman's Cedric Golden notes, the Spurs have enough breathing room in the series to survive temporarily without Parker:  Parker played 19 ...

Stephen Curry’s Latest Comments Will Inspire Continued Success for Warriors

May 31st, 2014
The Golden State Warriors are set to begin a new era under recently-hired head coach Steve Kerr, and while a transition period is unavoidable, star player Stephen Curry appears determined to keep the Western Conference up-and-comer on track for a third straight playoff appearance in 2014-15. Curry talked about the franchise's ...

Canadiens vs. Bruins: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NHL Playoffs

May 12th, 2014
The Montreal Canadiens staved off elimination on Monday night, routing the Boston Bruins 4-0 in Game 6 of their Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series to force a winner-take-all Game 7 back in Boston on Wednesday. The Canadiens' official Twitter account confirmed the impressive result: Montreal netminder Carey Price was brilliant ...

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2014: Updated Postseason Bracket and Weekend TV Schedule

May 3rd, 2014
Following a wild opening round, only eight teams remain alive in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. With the conference semifinals already off to a dramatic start with two overtime games in the Eastern Conference, this weekend's action promises to feature plenty more heart-stopping moments.  Below, you'll find the updated postseason bracket and ...

Florida Panthers Fire Interim Head Coach Peter Horachek

April 29th, 2014
The Florida Panthers announced on Tuesday that interim head coach Peter Horachek will not return to the team in 2014-15, according to a press release on the team's official website.  Horachek was given the interim tag and took over head coaching duties in November after Kevin Dineen was fired in the ...

NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2014: Breaking Down Participants and New Rules

February 8th, 2014
The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has undergone massive changes in 2014 as the league looks to infuse All-Star Saturday Night's marquee event with some much-needed energy. This year's contest will feature six participants and two unique rounds that will ultimately produce a team and individual champion. In this brand new format, ...

Semyon Varlamov’s Domestic Violence Case Dropped by Prosecutors

December 20th, 2013
The domestic violence case against Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov has been dropped after prosecutors were unable to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt, according to the Denver Post's Sadie Gurman. The 25-year-old NHL star was charged with felony kidnapping and assault back in October after Denver police reported that Varlamov ...