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Alex Reimer and Steve Buckley chat with MLB Ambassador of Inclusion Billy Bean about the Kevin Pillar incident and casual homophobia in sports. Bean explains how difficult it is to stamp out anti-gay language, given how prevalent it is in our vernacular.
ESPN) MLB: LA Dodgers at San Francisco, 10 p.m. (MLB Network) NBA: Washington at Boston, 8 p.m. (TNT) NHL : Ottawa at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) AROUND THE WEB: — Former MLB umpire Steve Palermo died of cancer on Sunday ..... in Oxford, but made his home in Kansas City. He began his major league umpiring career in 1976 and went on to work an All - Star game , multiple playoffs and the 1983 World Series. His career was cut short in 1991 when he was shot trying to break up a robbery
is “good.” Eriksson, who at the very least got some national attention that time he had four points in the 2011 All - Star game , is indeed good, and if he wasn’t getting enough recognition for that in Dallas, you can bet he’ll get it here in Boston ..... overly familiar with Eriksson. Though his numbers have spoken for themselves, it is true that unless you’ve had the NHL Center Ice package over the years, it’s been tough to actually see a whole lot of Eriksson from his seven seasons in Dallas. The relative unfamiliarity isn’t just
for a suboptimal showing. "This league is too good to just [show up and be comfortable]," he said. "This is not an All - Star [ game in which] guys meet to just play one game. This is very tough. You're playing against a team that's fighting for the playoffs ..... middle for the first time this season. Seguin, who played center in the OHL but has primarily been a right wing in the NHL , did some good things and some bad things. The faceoffs were a problem, as he lost nine of the 12 draws he took. “I haven
unlike the lockout of 2004-05, the NHL had a network deal in place. The current deal between the NHL and NBC is worth $2 billion over 10 years ..... Nov. 23, anyway) left to cancel: The All - Star Game and the Winter Classic. According to ESPN ..... later. Buccigross tweeted Friday that per NHL sources, the league is planning to announce
third periods. It was a night in which there was no hero, just a rare loss for the team that’s been the best in the NHL since the beginning of November. Going back to Saturday’s loss in Carolina, it’s now been three off-nights in a row for the Bruins. Maybe it ..... gets six days off for the All-Star break. While Julien, Thomas, Zdeno Chara and Tyler Seguin are in Ottawa for the All - Star Game , the rest of the roster can rest and recharge their batteries for the final 35 regular season games and playoff run. Some players look like they could
between he and Rask. Thomas, who will play in Sunday’s All - Star Game , leads the league in goals against average (1.81, the lowest since ..... half (7 G, 9 A) and is still getting acclimated to the NHL . Such a start is understandable for a 18-year-old, but the Bruins ..... success, as he didn’t score in his 20-game sample of the NHL in the 2009-10 campaign. He even admitted Wednesday night
m. (MLB) NBA: Detroit at Indiana, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Boston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. (CSN; ESPN) NHL : Detroit at Boston, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) College basketball: Miami at Syracuse, 12 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Clemson at Duke, 2 p.m ..... family. It’ll be great to get back on the set with the guys for the regular season and postseason, especially the All - Star Game in my hometown of Miami.” QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Dont’a Hightower had a positive conversation with Belichick about his future
MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL : Florida at St. Louis, 8 p.m. ( NHL Network) College basketball: Boston College ..... Davis broke Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA All - Star Game scoring record Sunday night with a whopping ..... came from dunks. Davis was named the All - Star Game MVP. The West prevailed 192-182 in
Has an NHL player ever been suspended from an All - Star Game ? Bruins winger Brad Marchand, one of two ..... of what finished as a 4-3 win, the NHL has notified Marchand that he will have a disciplinary ..... who has scored the most points among NHL left wingers this season (Marchand has
named to their first all - star game and will skate as the B ..... representatives in the 2017 All - Star game in Los Angeles. After ..... most points in the NHL ), and ranks third among ..... Sports). The 2017 Honda NHL All - Star Game is Jan. 29 (3:30
What does the second-most goals in the NHL get you? Well, I’m not sure to be honest, but I ..... it does not get your name on the ballot for the 2017 NHL All - Star Game in Los Angeles. Not if you’re Bruins winger David Pastrnak