Phil Housley still believes. "I believe in our system," the Buffalo Sabres coach said. "I believe in our structure. I believe when we play a brand of game that's the right way – we're on top of people and we're not cheating the game and we're doing things for the better part of the team – you can see we're a good hockey team." Not enough people believed in playing the right way. "We've just got to be better as a group," forward Nick Baptiste said Thursday as the team digested its 31st-place finish and prepared for its season-ending road trip. "We've got to trust the game plan and be more willing to win for one another. I think that's the biggest thing. "We've got to understand that individually we're all talented players, but when we're a group it makes us a good hockey team." The Sabres showed flashes, beating top dogs such as Boston, Washington, Toronto and Friday's opponent, Tampa Bay. But just like a broken clock is right twice a day, the Sabres' moments of … [Read more...] about Belief in team play nearly nonexistent for Sabres
Isabelle Khurshudyan, The Washington Post Published 12:56 pm, Sunday, February 25, 2018 Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jonathan Newton Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Washington is one of 10 NHL teams playing the same day as the trade deadline this year. Washington is one of 10 NHL teams playing the same day as the trade deadline this year. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jonathan Newton 'It's definitely a distraction': Capitals are one of 10 teams playing on trade deadline day 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Brooks Orpik's most vivid memory of trade deadline day mayhem is a decade old now, but fresh all the same. He was in his fourth season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, and the team had pulled off a blockbuster for winger Marian Hossa just minutes before the cutoff time. But with the Penguins playing the New … [Read more...] about ‘It’s definitely a distraction’: Capitals are one of 10 teams playing on trade deadline day
By Zach Davis, Laredo Morning Times Published 10:29 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Photo: Danny Zaragoza /Laredo Morning Times File Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Alexander’s Viri Hernandez finished 3-for-3 with a homer in a 4-1 win at Zapata. United also picked up a 2-0 shutout at Alice. Alexander’s Viri Hernandez finished 3-for-3 with a homer in a 4-1 win at Zapata. United also picked up a 2-0 shutout at Alice. Photo: Danny Zaragoza /Laredo Morning Times File Softball teams play final games before Border Olympics 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In their final action before the Border Olympics begin, Laredo’s softball teams were on the field Tuesday looking to make a statement before their host tournament. After winning at the Mission tournament as Spirit Bracket champions, Alexander picked up … [Read more...] about Softball teams play final games before Border Olympics
Dan Issel, who is leading a renewed charge to bring an NBA franchise to Louisville, said finding a majority owner would be the first task.But securing a place to play for that prospective NBA team could also be a major hurdle.Issel, speaking Thursday in a press conference at the Louisville Marriott East, credited both Freedom Hall and the KFC Yum Center with the ability to host an NBA team.But moving into either building would be difficult for an NBA team at the moment. Let's take a look at the obstacles a team would face.The main challenge here is overcoming a lease that's geared toward accommodating the University of Louisville. It's likely significant changes would have to be made through a renegotiation before another team could regularly use the area.Suite deals: Through its lease agreement, Louisville controls the private suites, which it markets and rents for $75,000-$92,000 per year. The lease obliges the university to pay the arena 12 percent of the revenue from … [Read more...] about Where would a Louisville NBA team play? Here’s a look at the hurdles in finding a home.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By John Johnson Globe Correspondent February 16, 2018 When Georgia Bourikas was forced to sit out the basketball season in her sophomore year at Suffolk University with a knee injury, scoring 1,000 points for her career was the farthest thing from her mind. Three years later, the 5-foot-8 guard from Hull and Fontbonne Academy has joined the 1,000-point club at Suffolk. Bourikas became the 14th woman there to reach the milestone during a 92-57 victory over Anna Maria Feb. 1.Bourikas was also named Division 3 Women’s Basketball National Player of the Week by the United States Basketball Writers Association Dec. 12 after averaging 29 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 3 assists during a pair of Suffolk wins. Through games of Feb. 13, Bourikas leads the team (18-6, 11-4 in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference) in scoring (14.1 points per game) and is second in … [Read more...] about Despite individual feat, Gourikas all about team play