The Flyers scored four power-play goals to help rally past the Washington Capitals on Monday night.
Steve Bisciotti spoke Monday after ESPN reported last week that the owner, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome pushed Commissioner Roger Goodell for leniency for their star running back.
Despite the best wishes of his team’s athletic training staff, Hall couldn’t stay in the locker room after he was hurt Sunday. He needed to see first-hand how the Redskins would fare at the end of their game against Philadelphia — at one point even pulling his replacement, rookie Bashaud Breeland, aside for additional coaching.
Such responsibilities may be a bit overwhelming for Burakovsky, but on Sunday, in the Capitals’ preseason opener, he seemed more than adept at handling them. He scored the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Buffalo at Verizon Center, burying a wrister off a one-timer from Jason Chimera from the right faceoff circle 13:14 into the first period.
Two postseason trips in three years is no small feat for most teams, so these rides are to be savored no matter the final outcome. At this point, the Nats are trying to emulate two thorns-in-the-side, St. Louis and Atlanta.
Seventeen players were listed on the Redskins’ injury report in advance of their Thursday night game against the New York Giants, but coach Jay Gruden said that all of them, except for quarterback Robert Griffin III, may be able to play.
United won only three games last year. This year they lead the Eastern Conference with a 14-9-6 record with a month to go in the regular season.
Silver said Monday the league has been discussing with the NBA Players Association ways to further educate players and provide programs to them and their families.
Former Baltimore Raven star Ray Rice has a plan for winning his appeal to overturn his indefinite suspension from the NFL — prove that the much-watched video of his punch-out of then-fiance Janay Palmer was actually unfairly edited to paint him a poor light.
McDowell and McIlroy are longtime friends and major champions. They have been Ryder Cup partners for all but one session dating to 2010 at Wales, though their record is hardly impressive. They have won only two of those matches and halved another.
The Braves have formed a three-person team to conduct the search for Wren’s replacement. It will include team president John Schuerholz, Hart and former manager Bobby Cox.
Sunday’s 37-34 Eagles win over the Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field was everything you would want in an NFC East rivalry game. Frustration, exhilaration, desperation, retribution, confrontations, altercations, ejections — all of it adding up to one of the more hard-fought games between these two division rivals in recent years.