The only surprising thing about Mike Mayock being hired as the team’s GM is that anyone is surprised.
At a school such as Johns Hopkins, it is impossible to study medicine and set ball screens at the same time. This even holds true for the big men on the Baltimore campus who carry lacrosse sticks.
Minnesota, which simply needed to beat Chicago at home to make the playoffs, closed as a 5½-point favorite but played dead in a 24-10 loss.
The first word that comes to mind when discussing Hall of Fame boxing writer Royce Feour was authenticity. He had bunches of it.
The Review-Journal has chosen the Golden Knights and their inaugural season as its Story of the Year, from the opening drop of a puck through a historic and improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final, helping heal the city all along the way.
Bill Foley has experienced many tests and emotions the past year, his journey climbing to an apex of incredible joy and celebration as owner of the Golden Knights, only to plummet from the indescribable and excruciating pain of losing a son.
A look back at the people, places and things that made for a memorable sports year in Las Vegas.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden told his team after Monday’s victory over Denver: “Fellas, we’ve got one game left. It’s against the team we hate the most — the Kansas City Chiefs. They hate us, too, so it should be a heckuva game.”
You can’t play better at even strength against Colorado’s top line as the Golden Knights did in beating the Avalanche 2-1 on Thursday night at T-Mobile Arena.
A Caesars Entertainment sports book bettor placed a $140,000 money-line parlay to win $64,000 on Alabama and Clemson in Saturday’s College Football Playoff.