You'll be ranked down to No. 41

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What are you guys complaining about? Literally, I can barely remember the last hockey game I covered. You want hockey? The Providence Bruins have been sold. In a summer in which the New York Islanders had raced headlong away from the conventional, they have hired a French Canadian goaltending coach to replace a Trinidad native. […] [Read More]
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Stranger in a strange land

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I’m sitting here in the John DeStefano Communications Center… (just waiting out the crowd reaction) …after a day at the Pilot Pen Tennis tournament. My tennis knowledge is pretty much limited to ninth-grade intramurals, when I was doubles-paired with Yevgeny Bendersky, and if the other side was making bad line calls, I started shooting for […] [Read More]
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In Tulsa town he’s chanced to stray

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In Tulsa town he's chanced to stray

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The Tulsa Oilers (CHL) announced today they’ve signed David Masse. [Read More]
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Canadian left-handers

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I wouldn’t go so far as Separated at Birth, but… Especially at the plate Saturday night, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jeff Francis reminded me just a little of Bruno Gervais…. [Read More]
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BRAKE TIME: That’s wild

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BRAKE TIME: That's wild

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Top of the fourth tonight at DeLuca, Canada leads 1-0, has second and third with two out after a strikeout; ace leadoff hitter Melanie Mathews*, who’s already 2-for-2, is up. Manager John Stratton — who hates the intentional walk — calls for the intentional walk. Catcher Germaine Fairchild holds her left arm out. Hard-throwing pitcher […] [Read More]
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Bye, Bergie?

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At last, Sean Bergenheim’s name — or more accurately, the Cyrillic characters that sum to “Sh. Bergenkhaim” — has appeared on Lokomotiv’s Web site. “May the road rise to meet you” and all that. In other news, isn’t Swedish just one of those languages you look at and think you should be able to read? […] [Read More]