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Why Is The Internet So Racist?

[credit provider=”Bruce Bennett/Getty Images”] When the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins in the NHL Playoffs, it was one of the league’s few black players, Joel Ward, who scored the winning goal.After the game, a bunch of people said horrible, racist things about Ward on Twitter. 
Why Is The Internet So Racist?
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The Rangers Needed A Miracle To Win Game Five, And Here’s How They Got It

[credit provider=”NBC Sports Network”] With less than a minute remaining in game five of their second round series against the Washington Capitals, the New York Rangers trailed 2-1, and they needed a miracle to avoid facing elimination in game six.The hockey gods answered with a gift penalty, a tying goal […]
The Rangers Needed A Miracle To Win Game Five, And Here’s How They Got It
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The 20 Cheapest Teams In The Major North America Sports Leagues

[credit provider=”AP”] Earlier this week we took a look at the 20 highest-paid teams in the world, in terms of average salary per player. Now let’s look at the cheapskates.But rather than focus on some obscure teams such as Hamilton of the Scottish Premier League or a slew of Major […]
The 20 Cheapest Teams In The Major North America Sports Leagues
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Hockey Broadcaster Continues To Defend Dirty Hit Despite Receiving Death Threats

[credit provider=”NHL.com”] Phoenix Coyotes television broadcaster Tyson Nash went on ESPN Radio in Chicago (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) to discuss his controversial comments immediately following a hit that sent a Chicago Blackhawks player to the hospital.And during the interview, Nash reveals that his defence of the hit has led to death threats.
Hockey Broadcaster Continues To Defend Dirty Hit Despite Receiving Death Threats
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You Can Start Watching Hockey Now

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] The NHL Playoffs start tonight.The means you can finally start to watch hockey and pretend like you know what you’re talking about.
You Can Start Watching Hockey Now
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WATCH: Tom Hanks Is Caught On The Kiss Cam At A Hockey Game

Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, took in the Los Angeles Kings’ game against the Anaheim Ducks this weekend. And in a move that we wish would happen more often, the “Kiss Cam” found the famous couple and egged them into a fun smooch for the fans.
WATCH: Tom Hanks Is Caught On The Kiss Cam At A Hockey Game
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NHL Commissioner Rips Bryant Gumbel For Comparing The NBA To A Slavery Plantation

[credit provider=”NBC Sports”] Last night, on “Costas Tonight,” both NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and NBA commissioner David Stern sat down with Bob Costas. And at one point, Costas brought up the criticism the commissioners are subjected to, specifically mentioning a hateful comment made by Bryant Gumbel.Back in October, during the […]
NHL Commissioner Rips Bryant Gumbel For Comparing The NBA To A Slavery Plantation
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WATCH: A Hockey Player Beats Five Defenders To Score A Goal

Yes, it is hockey, and yes this goal happened when the score was already 5-1, and yes this goal was scored against my beloved Tampa Bay Lightning. But when Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins beats five defenders and the goalie to light the lamp, well, it can’t be ignored.
WATCH: A Hockey Player Beats Five Defenders To Score A Goal
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PHOTOS: Advertising Is Starting To Take Over Basketball Courts And Hockey Rinks

[credit provider=”Sun Sports”] While sponsors on sports uniforms and playing surfaces is an accepted part of sports throughout the world, the major sports leagues in North America have so far resisted the temptation, likely fearing backlash from the fans who consider the uniform and courts/ice/fields a sacred items that should […]
PHOTOS: Advertising Is Starting To Take Over Basketball Courts And Hockey Rinks
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Tampa Bay Lightning Fires Mascot After Altercation With A Fan Goes Viral

During a recent game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins, Thunderbug, the mascot for the Lightning was attacked by a fan, leading to what appeared to be that fan’s ejection. Well, after the video started to made the rounds and became a YouTube hit, the Lightning dismissed […]
Tampa Bay Lightning Fires Mascot After Altercation With A Fan Goes Viral
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Bruins Won’t Suspend Player That Snubbed President Obama

[credit provider=”AP”] The Boston Bruins had their standard White House ceremony yesterday honouring their 2010-11 Stanley Cup Championship. But one player, goalie Tim Thomas, refused to show up because of his dislike for the federal government.Thomas explained his decision on his Facebook page (via ESPN.com).
Bruins Won’t Suspend Player That Snubbed President Obama
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Report: Next Year’s NHL Winter Classic To Be Held At The Big House, Could Draw 110,000 Fans

[credit provider=”AndrewHorne/Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MichiganStadium2010.JPG”] According to Jeff Arnold of Yahoo! Sports, the NHL is close to finalising a deal that would have the 2013 Winter Classic played in Michigan Stadium at the University of Michigan. And if it happens, they will likely set a record for largest crowd to ever […]
Report: Next Year’s NHL Winter Classic To Be Held At The Big House, Could Draw 110,000 Fans
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Here’s The Real Story Behind The NHL Star Who Got Hurt Eating Pancakes His Wife Made Him

[credit provider=”Summum and Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Penner”] We told you about NHL player Dustin Penner’s “pancake injury” earlier this week. Penner became an overnight sensation because of the story, and now he’s come back to tell us the real story.He wrote a column for MayorsManor.com explaining what really happened, naming the […]
Here’s The Real Story Behind The NHL Star Who Got Hurt Eating Pancakes His Wife Made Him
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Olivia Munn Broke Up With NHL Star Brad Richards

[credit provider=”Getty Images and Wikimedia Commons”] Olivia Munn broke up with New York Rangers player Brad Richards, a source told Us Weekly.The couple had a short stint, they just started dating in November, but a source told Us, Munn felt it was necessary to end the relationship:
Olivia Munn Broke Up With NHL Star Brad Richards
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A Hockey Player Hurt His Back While Eating Pancakes His French Actress Wife Made For Him

[credit provider=”Summum and Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dustin_Penner”] Hockey players are supposed to be tough, especially when they are 6-foot-4, 245 pounds. But apparently the routine of constantly being checked into boards and punched in the face is not nearly as debilitating as a stack of pancakes.According to Daniel Girard of the […]
A Hockey Player Hurt His Back While Eating Pancakes His French Actress Wife Made For Him
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NHL Player Ejected For Using A Racial Slur

[credit provider=”AP Images”] Krys Barch, a forward for the Florida Panthers, was ejected on Saturday night after an official reportedly heard Barch direct a racial slur at an opponent.The incident occurred after a fight, at the end of the first period in the Panthers’ game against the Montreal Canadiens. According […]
NHL Player Ejected For Using A Racial Slur
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An NHL TV Analyst Has Been Charged With Assaulting A 12-Year-Old At A Youth Hockey Game

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQUMq72nkgU&feature=fvst”] Versus NHL analyst Mike Milbury has been charged with assault and battery after an incident at a youth hockey game in Brookline, Mass., ABC5 in Boston reports.Milbury is the assistant coach of a youth team, and the alleged victim was a 12-year-old player on the opposing team.
An NHL TV Analyst Has Been Charged With Assaulting A 12-Year-Old At A Youth Hockey Game
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An Ex-ESPN Analyst Pleaded Guilty To Driving Drunk For Nine Miles In A Porsche That Was Missing A Tire

[credit provider=”WKBW” url=”http://www.wkbw.com/news/crime/Matthew-Barnaby-Picked-Up-For-DWI-135016588.html”] Matthew Barnaby pleaded guilty to DWI and made a tearful apology in Erie County court yesterday, the AP reports.Barnaby was fired by ESPN after being arrested for driving a Porsche Cayenne with a missing front tire for nine miles while drunk two weeks ago.
An Ex-ESPN Analyst Pleaded Guilty To Driving Drunk For Nine Miles In A Porsche That Was Missing A Tire
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SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Surpasses NBA And NHL In Attendance

Major League Soccer set an all-time attendance record this season, drawing 17,872 fans per game. That surpassed the previous mark (17,406) set in the league’s inaugural season in 1996. But more importantly, MLS is doing so well on the local level that they are drawing more fans per game than […]
SPORTS CHART OF THE DAY: MLS Surpasses NBA And NHL In Attendance
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These Seven Pro Sports Teams Are On The Verge Of Collapse

[credit provider=”AP Images”] The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have recently agreed to sell the team, following a bankruptcy filing in June of this year. The team may sell for more than $1 billion — the highest in baseball history and a premium on the $800 million value Forbes […]
These Seven Pro Sports Teams Are On The Verge Of Collapse
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Here’s How To Solve The NHL’s Shootout Problem

[credit provider=”Flickr/clydeorama” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/clydeorama/5157431508/”] The biggest complaint that was filed in regards to last Friday’s Morning Skate was a simply fair one: If you’re going to complain about how horrible shootouts are, you have to present some sort of solution. We all agree that ties suck, and shootouts are the best solution we […]
Here’s How To Solve The NHL’s Shootout Problem
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NHL Star Sidney Crosby May Finally Return To The Ice On Friday

[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] Sidney Crosby hasn’t played a game for the Pittsburgh Penguins in nearly a year. But the wait may soon be over as the NHL’s biggest star says he could return to the ice on Friday.Crosby missed the final 41 games of the 2010-11 season, and has yet […]
NHL Star Sidney Crosby May Finally Return To The Ice On Friday
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Here’s Why The Best Part Of European Soccer Would Never Work For American Sports

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nani_-_Oct_2010.jpg”] Promotion and relegation is a popular process in professional sports in which teams are demoted or promoted based on how well they play from one year to the next.Relegation is considered by many to be a very important part of sports, but it has yet to […]
Here’s Why The Best Part Of European Soccer Would Never Work For American Sports
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These Are The NFL Teams Americans Bet On The Most

[credit provider=”David Fulmer via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveynin/5100562051/”] The sports gambling business— legal and illegal — is worth several hundred billion dollars worldwide. Of that, only $2.6 billion is wagered legitimately in the U.S. through the sports desks at Las Vegas casinos. According to 24/7 Wall St. research, most of the bets […]
These Are The NFL Teams Americans Bet On The Most
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The NBA And NHL Have The Two Worst-Dressed TV Personalities

[credit provider=”AP Images”] Fans of the NBA love to make fun of Craig Sager and his colourful suits. But that may be only because we don’t watch enough hockey. If you are not familiar, Don Cherry is an NHL commentator for CBC in Canada and occasionally for ESPN here in the […]
The NBA And NHL Have The Two Worst-Dressed TV Personalities
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