NHL implements new goalie pants policy, violators could pay hefty price

New restrictions have officially pants’d NHL goalies. Beginning today, all league goalies must wear new style, tight-fitting pants that aim at increasing scoring without changing the game too much. Goalies who violate the new wardrobe policy will be subject to a two-game suspension, a $25,000 fine will be issued to the team and $1,000 fine… Read More »

Cody Bellinger is happy to let Lonzo Ball have the LA sports spotlight

Count Cody Bellinger among the Los Angeles sports fans enjoying the Lonzo Ball Show this summer, but don’t think for a second he wishes it was the Cody Bellinger Show. Bellinger, the Dodgers’ 22-year-old phenom and the overwhelming favorite to win the National League Rookie of the Year award, is a microcosm for his team:… Read More »

Cost of Mets’ top starters; waiver watch; what are the Royals doing?

We’re entering the dog days of summer, which means the outcome for your team’s season is becoming increasingly apparent. That doesn’t mean there still aren’t questions to be answered. Some folks — like Stacey, who might have won Tweet of the Week here — seem to be completely lost in the doldrums of the post-trade… Read More »

Astros acquire Francisco Liriano from Blue Jays

Adam Foote Jersey The Astros agreed to acquire left-hander Francisco Liriano from the Blue Jays hours before Monday’s non-waiver trade deadline, MLB Network reported. Houston will send outfielder Nori Aoki and a minor-league player to the Blue Jays, according to MLB.com. Liriano has been a starting pitcher throughout the majority of his career, but the… Read More »

P.K. Subban limps off ice after blocking Evgeni Malkin shot

Just as it seemed nothing could go wrong for the Predators, star defenseman P.K. Subban made a limping exiting near the end of Monday’s 4-1 victory over the Penguins in Game 4 when he blocked a shot from Evgeni Malkin. With just 7:18 left in the game, Subban laid out to get in front of… Read More »

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer joins bid to bring NHL team to Seattle

The Seattle group trying to bring an NHL expansion team — and hopefully another NBA team — to the city has added movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer as a partner. Bruckheimer, an acquaintance of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, has been looking for years to become an NHL team owner. According to the Seattle Times, the Los… Read More »