USA Sevens: Kiwi ‘Sisters’ Win Second Title of 2016/17 Season

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The New Zealand girls overcame the Olympic champions Australia 28-5 to extend their lead in the World Series. The tournament which was held concurrent alongside the Men's tournament, was a total success. New stars were unearthed, across all competing teams along with your household Sevens Series names continuing their fine form. READ MORE



New York Rangers Expansion Draft Predictions

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In June next year, the NHL will have the first expansion draft since 2000. While the new franchise in Las Vegas may not have a name yet, they will be hitting the ice in the 2017-2018 season. The new club must select at least one player from each existing franchise in the expansion draft. However, […] READ MORE


The Las Vegas GM Possibilities

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Now that Bill Foley, owner of the Las Vegas franchise, is part of the NHL, he has a huge decision to make, and very soon for that matter. That is of course selecting a general manager. The Las Vegas GM possibilities should be a long list and an intriguing one. The Las Vegas GM Possibilities […] READ MORE


Lack of Qualifying Offers No Surprise

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With the NHL facing a nearly flat cap (just a $1.6 million increase) and a looming expansion draft, the lack of qualifying offers is no surprise. Qualifying offers were due yesterday to the restricted free agents around the NHL. As of now, there are over 110 newly minted unrestricted free agents who now flood the […] READ MORE


The Montreal Canadiens and the Expansion Draft

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Expansion is an exciting subject for National Hockey League fans as Las Vegas, Nevada has been awarded an NHL expansion team for the 2017-2018 NHL regular season. With expansion comes an expansion draft, where teams have to allow the expansion team to pick one player from their club to add with no strings attached. The […] READ MORE



NHL Expands: Las Vegas In, Quebec City Out

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The NHL announced their decision today on expansion. Las Vegas is in and Quebec City is out, for at least now. The city of Las Vegas and the state of Nevada will have their first professional sports franchise. The puck will drop at T-Mobile Arena in October 2017. For Quebec City today is a tough day. But all […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Episode 13: 2016 MLB All Star Ballots

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Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen give their 2016 MLB All Star Ballots. Do the Chicago Cubs dominate theirs like they are in the overall vote totals? Is Greg’s ballot composed entirely of Detroit Tigers? Before that, last night was Bark at the Park Night at Comerica Park. That has Greg thinking about lots of stupid ballpark gimmicks. […] READ MORE


Oakland Raiders Las Vegas Move Muddled by NHL

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The already-precarious situation of an Oakland Raiders Las Vegas move has become more entangled. Oakland Raiders Las Vegas Move Muddled by NHL When the National Hockey League announced where it was expanding, questions about how that would affect the Raiders became legitimate. These include: Can Las Vegas sustainably support two professional sports franchises? Was the […] READ MORE