Along the way, there were plenty of opportunities for players to try things they ordinarily wouldn’t in a game that counts. Along with Pettersson, Chicago veteran Patrick Kane thought about celebrating his eighth NHL All-Star appearance by lifting the puck in lacrosse style before his hockey sense kicked in. … [Read more...] about David Pastrnak Nabs NHL All-Star Game MVP In Loss
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"The director and hundreds of people are looking at me going, 'You've got to stop him,'" he recalled. "I said, 'What do you guys want me to do? I can walk away' I said, 'Fine, I won't play.' Kobe said, 'No, you got to finish.' Of course he comes back and beats me. It's a small story, but I'm telling you, that's who he was. He competed." … [Read more...] about Warriors GM Bob Myers has a pretty great story about a young Kobe Bryant and a game of H-O-R-S-E
In the hours leading up to his last game Wednesday, when Bryant would lead the Lakers to a 101-96 comeback victory over the Utah Jazz with his season-high 60 in one of the greatest farewells by an athlete, many thousands of those fans packed shoulder-to-shoulder into the plaza outside Staples Center, the arena that opened just as his legend was beginning to grow. … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant Scores 60 Points, Leads Lakers To Victory In Final NBA Game
>> How will Marreese Speights look in his return to Oracle Arena? During his three seasons with Golden State, Speights became a fan favorite for his clutch jumpers and infectious smile. He signed with the Clippers in July after parting ways with the Warriors in the wake of the Kevin Durant addition. Now, his first game with his new team is at his old home arena. … [Read more...] about Warriors game day: Can Patrick McCaw build off his impressive start?
We've seen a rash of establishment-minded Democrats speak out against Sanders in recent weeks, but polls suggest it's done little to stop his rise. The Vermont senator was at or near the top of several early state and national primary polls over the weekend. We've heard everyone from Pete Buttigieg to Rahm Emanuel raising concerns about Sanders' ability to beat President Donald Trump and help vulnerable down-ballot Democrats this fall, even as passionate progressives rally behind him. For now, establishment Democrats are girding for a fight. And the ghosts of 2016 are screaming. … [Read more...] about 2020 Watch: Can the establishment stop Bernie Sanders?