2014 World Cup Draw Results: U.S. Men’s National Team Lands in Group of Death
Dec06

2014 World Cup Draw Results: U.S. Men’s National Team Lands in Group of Death

The 2014 World Cup Draw was held today in Bahia, Brazil, and it will leave fans across not only the United States, but across the globe, talking and debating from here all the way to the start of the World Cup Finals in about six months. The U.S. Men’s National Team did not fare well in the World Cup Draw, and finds itself in the tournament’s Group of Death. The U.S. side is in Group G, with Germany, Ghana and Portugal....

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Nelson Mandela, Former Boxer and Fan of the Sweet Science
Dec06

Nelson Mandela, Former Boxer and Fan of the Sweet Science

With news of Nelson Mandela’s death becoming a headline story all across the globe, many are searching for unique bits of information and insight on the man. Well, many do not know that Nelson Mandela was himself a former boxer, and also a great fan of the Sweet Science. Mandela’s most famous sporting ties may be to rugby, and the inspirational way he helped to unite his country via the Springboks, recently portrayed in...

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New York Rangers to Send at Least 7 Players to 2014 Sochi Olympics
Dec04

New York Rangers to Send at Least 7 Players to 2014 Sochi Olympics

The New York Rangers will have a busy February, even with the NHL schedule resting, as the club figures to send seven players to the 2014 Sochi Olympic hockey competition. That’s a full third of the roster, and having so many key players participating in the 2014 Olympics could either benefit or come back to haunt the club once the NHL season resumes. Three prominent members of the Rangers will be shifting from Broadway Blue to...

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Henrik Lundqvist Contract Extension the Best and Only Move for New York Rangers
Dec04

Henrik Lundqvist Contract Extension the Best and Only Move for New York Rangers

If you were one of the imaginative fans who believed any discussion of a “goalie controversy” for the New York Rangers, then let this settle the issue for you once and for all. Henrik Lundqvist has signed a seven-year, $59.5 million contract extension to stay in Broadway Blue through the age of 39, and quite likely the end of his career. Signing “The King” to a contract extension — even one which makes...

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3 New York Rangers Expected to Make the 2014 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team for Sochi
Dec02

3 New York Rangers Expected to Make the 2014 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team for Sochi

Three members of the New York Rangers are expected to make the roster for the 2014 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team at the Sochi Games. Captain Ryan Callahan is set to take his second Olympic turn, after helping Team USA bring home a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games, top defenseman Ryan McDonagh is poised to be an anchor of the defense, and Derek Stepan may center Team USA’s fourth line. The final roster won’t...

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