| Jun 21, 2012
| 5:48 AM
The speculation and apocrypha surrounding "cover curses" in sports go back at least as far as the "Sports Illustrated cover jinx." In the age of video games, the "Madden Curse" has taken up the mantle as the most hotly-debated superstition in sports...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:25 PM
If the Washington Capitals' meeting with the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night truly represented a measuring stick of their progress under coach Dale Hunter, as players billed it in the hours leading up to the game, then they came up far short....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 8:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — In what sometimes seemed more like a comedy routine than an impromptu news conference in the Flyers' locker room at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, Ilya Bryzgalov revealed that backup Sergei Bobrovsky would be the team's starting goalie...
| Apr 18, 2012
It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable.
"Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Despite the disappointment of another playoff flameout by his Pittsburgh Penguins that resulted in his coach and general manager getting fired, center Sidney Crosby put a cap on a successful regular season Tuesday night at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas....
| Apr 16, 2014
Some things in the NHL playoffs are guarantees. Penguins star Sidney Crosby will again grow a pathetic mustache and make annoying whiny faces when he’s hit. His teammate, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, will implode at some point and let up seven......
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:53 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Wayne Simmonds scored three goals and Steve Mason stopped 34 shots to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Penn State football coach James Franklin is disputing reports that he acted improperly in regard to a rape case while coaching at Vanderbilt. He’ll meet with the media today at the Coaches Caravan stop in State College for the first time since the...
| May 1, 2014
| 9:15 AM
The NHL announced Thursday that Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf, Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby and Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers are finalists for the NHL’s Hart Trophy, awarded to the league’s MVP.
Getzlaf, 28, had 31...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:40 PM
As much as the Ducks have relied on top scorers Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, they have benefited from the physical play of Matt Beleskey and Patrick Maroon — tough guys who helped the Ducks to a 4-0-1 record against the Kings during the regular...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf has earned a hat trick’s worth of nominations for NHL awards.
Getzlaf on Monday was named as a finalist for the Ted Lindsay award, presented annually to the “most outstanding player” as chosen by members of...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:09 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- Center Claude Giroux and right winger Jakub Voracek each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Right wingers Adam Hall and Steve Downie also scored goals for...