Daily Archives: April 26, 2016

Crosby, Ovechkin close in many areas

Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals have been front-and-center with the NHL since debuting in 2005. Now they’ll meet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the second time when the Capitals and Penguins play in the Eastern Conference Second Round. The first time they played, Crosby and the Penguins beat Ovechkin and the ... Read More »

Blues out for much more than first-round win

As the St. Louis Blues went through the procession of handshakes signaling the end of their grueling Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks, they finally got a taste of what it felt like to be on the other side of it. The past four seasons, the Blues felt the agony of defeat after tough and rugged Stanley ... Read More »

NHL will have new champion in 2016

Four of the remaining nine teams have never won the Stanley Cup. Along with the Blues and Sharks, the Washington Capitals and Nashville Predators have never won the ultimate prize. The Tampa Bay Lightning will play the New York Islanders in one Eastern Conference Second Round series, and the Penguins and Capitals will meet in the other. The Blues will ... Read More »

Stanley Cup Playoff doubleheader Wednesday

There will be a new champion in the NHL this season, and for the first time since 2011, it won’t be the Chicago Blackhawks or Los Angeles Kings. The St. Louis Blues defeated the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 7 of their Western Conference First Round series on Monday. The Blackhawks or Kings, who were eliminated from ... Read More »

Blues defeat Blackhawks in Game 7

Brouwer scored at 8:31 of the third period to lift the Blues to a 3-2 win against the Blackhawks in Game 7 of their Western Conference First Round series at Scottrade Center on Monday. It’s the first time the Blues have advanced to the second round since 2012. They will play the Dallas Stars. Brouwer, who won the Stanley Cup ... Read More »

Focusing on Rachel Roy Diminishes The Power Of ‘Lemonade’

Over the weekend Queen Bey blessed us with the release of her one-hour concept film for “Lemonade,” a breathtaking album that, at its core, is a love letter to black women everywhere. There is so much to unpack, from the images of the mothers of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Eric Garner silently holding portraits of their slain sons, to ... Read More »

Bryon Scott won’t return to coach Lakers

Scott coached the Lakers for the two worst seasons in the 16-time NBA champion franchise’s history, going 38-126. The Lakers are making a clean break from the Kobe Bryant era by firing the coach who shepherded the superstar guard’s farewell season, but couldn’t coax many wins out of an otherwise dismal roster. Los Angeles finished with the NBA’s second-worst record ... Read More »