1. Just The Facts: Michael Nylander Deserves Better

    In today's era, it doesn't take much to get on your coach's bad side. A simple cough-up can earn you a spot on the bench...

    R L Written by R L about over 5 years ago 223 reads 3 comments

  2. Lukas Podolski Heading to The EPL?

    The English Premier League may claim yet another world-class talent in January when the transfer window opens. Lukas Podolski has told Bayern Munich that he wants to leave the club...

    R L Written by R L about over 5 years ago 348 reads 8 comments

  3. Pavol Demitra Back In Town, Buffalo Sabres Falling Down

    Some tough breaks this week for certain fantasy owners. Brenden Morrow will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. In Vancouver, Roberto Luongo went down with a groin injury Saturday in Pittsburgh...

    R L Written by R L about over 5 years ago 3,321 reads 0 comments

  4. Nikolai Zherdev Emerges As an NHL Star

    He was once considered a head case with a bad attitude—a player who had the potential but just didn't bring the competitiveness on a daily basis...

    R L Written by R L about over 5 years ago 285 reads 0 comments

  5. William Gallas Loses Captaincy at Arsenal

    Reports have suggested that William Gallas has been stripped of his Arsenal captaincy and dropped from the squad. France Football is the source that claims the defender has finally been made to pay for his verbal attacks on his Arsenal teammates...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 780 reads 9 comments

  6. Karim Benzema on the Move?

    There comes a point in every athlete's career when it's time for new beginnings. Forgotten pasts and upcoming memories. That time may be now for Karim Benzema...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 862 reads 7 comments

  7. Derick Brassard and Kris Versteeg: The Calder Trophy Race Begins

    With a quarter of the NHL season nearly finished, the 2008-2009 Calder Trophy battle seems to be set. Derick Brassard and Kris Versteeg are looking like the top two candidates more and more as each day passes...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 443 reads 6 comments

  8. Alexander Ovechkin Back in Form, Ottawa Senators Can't Weather the Storm

    Injuries, injuries, injuries. They seem to just keep piling up on my fantasy hockey roster. Paul Kariya didn't make his return this week like he was expected to. I've already lost Martin Brodeur and Sergei Gonchar...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 786 reads 0 comments

  9. Ruud van Nistelrooy Done for the Season With Knee Injury

    Real Madrid have confirmed that Ruud van Nistelrooy will miss the remainder of the Primera Liga season due to a knee injury. Van Nistelrooy visited the United States this week to see specialist Dr...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 331 reads 0 comments

  10. NHL: Small Players, Big Games

    Great things come in small packages. Size isn't everything. Sure, it helps and some guys depend on it constantly. Would Hal Gill be in the NHL if it weren't for his 6'7" frame? I highly doubt it...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 1,222 reads 0 comments

  11. Just the Facts: NHL All-Star Ballot Needs Fixing

    The NHL All-Star Game—if you're a superstar in the league, then you have been in this game at some point in your career. I recently glanced at the All-Star ballot for this year's big game...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  12. Referees May Push Jens Lehmann to Retirement

    VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has expressed consideration for retirement because of the officiating in the Bundesliga being terrible.The 39-year-old returned to Germany this season after five years with Arsenal...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 196 reads 4 comments

  13. Atlanta Thrashers Turn It Around, Nicklas Backstrom Offense Still Not Found

    So, life without Martin Brodeur for the next couple of months has begun. I'm one of his many less-than-happy NHL fantasy owners. Fortunately for me, I still have Henrik Lundqvist and Tim Thomas to support my goaltending...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 2,315 reads 0 comments

  14. Alexander Semin Walking the Walk and Now Talking the Talk

    The Washington Capitals still have an Alexander the Great. Instead of Ovechkin, the last name reads Semin currently. He emerged into the NHL scene during the 2003-2004 season, scoring 10 goals and assisting on 12 in 52 games played...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 620 reads 18 comments

  15. UEFA Champions League: Shockers and Heartbreakers Highlight Week 4

    I believe it's safe to say that this was the most unpredictable week in the UEFA Champions League thus far. Where to begin? Once again, just when it looks like Roma are history, they respond with a major performance...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  16. Toronto Maple Leafs Create New Identity without Mats Sundin

    The rebuilding process was going to take place with the Toronto Maple Leafs one way or another. Unfortunately, former GM John Ferguson Jr...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 139 reads 2 comments

  17. Martin Brodeur Out, Still Hope in New Jersey?

    Martin Brodeur may be getting set for surgery, but his fantasy owners are in just as much pain. The greatest to ever play between the pipes will be sidelined for 3-4 months after stretching his arm in a game against Atlanta last week...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 202 reads 2 comments

  18. Tampa Bay Lightning Find Life, Dave Tippett Under the Knife

    A week without Alexander Ovechkin for the first time since the Russian joined the NHL. I'm sure that I'm not the only one who missed his presence on the ice for Washington. Hopefully, all is well with his grandfather...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 300 reads 4 comments

  19. NHL Goalies: Whose Job Is Secure?

    I don't know if I've ever seen so many goaltending duels in one year. The No. 1 spot seems to be up for grabs on plenty of teams. It's certainly making life for fantasy owners that much tougher...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 296 reads 2 comments

  20. For Kris Versteeg, Calder Trophy Isn't Out of the Question

    He may be overshadowed in Chicago. With a team that boasts the likes of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Sharp, Martin Havlat, and Brian Campbell, it's easy to see why. Kris Versteeg wasn't expected to produce big numbers this season...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 303 reads 5 comments

  21. Paul Gaustad Set to Make Season Debut

    Look out, the Goose is going to be in the Buffalo Sabres lineup tonight when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning. It will be Gaustad's first game of the season after suffering a thumb injury which needed surgery to repair ligaments in the finger...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 135 reads 2 comments

  22. Ronaldo Eyes Return To Brazil

    You don't have to follow soccer to know the name. One of the legends of the game, Ronaldo has decided to quit European football for a move to Brazil. A possible contract may be in store at Flamengo...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 596 reads 12 comments

  23. Jarome Iginla Heats Up, Atlanta Thrashers Keep Getting Beat Up

    Super Saturday. All 30 teams in the NHL hit the ice in one day for the first time since opening night in the 2005-06 season after the lockout. It certainly made plenty of tough decisions for all fantasy owners...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 3,313 reads 0 comments

  24. Tennis Players That Changed the Game: Mats Wilander

    This is a player that I'm not too familiar with. It's never easy being overshadowed by the great Bjorn Borg. However, Wilander is a Swede sensation in his own right. The tennis world got their first glimpse of his tremendous talent at the 1982 French Open

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 904 reads 8 comments

  25. One On One With Warren Rychel

    On the ice, he was a feared instigator. Off the ice, he's now the general manager of the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey League. Warren Rychel has made the transition from player to GM in fine fashion...

    R L Written by R L about almost 6 years ago 204 reads 0 comments