Young man bullied as a child by Miller shares heartbreaking statement

Isaiah Meyer-Crothers, who was bullied by NHL prospect Mitchell Miller in middle school, says he hasn’t seen any proof that Miller has changed his ways. In a statement released Wednesday by the Hockey Diversity Alliance, Meyer-Crothers, who is Black and has developmental disabilities, said Miller reached out by text to apologize and to say he … Read more

MLB’s ‘Manfred Man’ extra-innings ghost runner is here to stay

Rob ManfredPhoto: Getty Images The start of the World Series always means that whichever ghoul is the commissioner of MLB is going to emerge from the damp and dark dwelling in which he inhabits. That’s the rule for every league of course, so it’s not to single out baseball. A Super Bowl, a Stanley Cup … Read more

MLB’s ‘Manfred Man’ extra-innings ghost runner is here to stay

Rob ManfredPhoto: Getty Images The start of the World Series always means that whichever ghoul is the commissioner of MLB is going to emerge from the damp and dark dwelling in which he inhabits. That’s the rule for every league of course, so it’s not to single out baseball. A Super Bowl, a Stanley Cup … Read more

NHL Buzz: Murray placed on long-term injured reserve by Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Matt Murray was placed on long-term injured reserve by the Maple Leafs on Saturday because of an adductor injury. The goalie was expected to start against the Ottawa Senators (7 pm ET; CBC, SNO, SNW, SNP, ESPN+, SN NOW) but left the ice at the morning skate following the first series of … Read more

MLB’s rule changes are more aesthetic than anything

MLB’s new rules are trying to recapture a kind of baseball that will never exist against, due in part to bigger, stronger, faster players like the Yankee’s Aaron Judge.Image: Getty Images I don’t envy the task that MLB has. I also don’t believe that anyone in charge of it has any sense of the challenge, … Read more

Why does Canada get to participate in the World Juniors?

Lawyer Andrew Winton (l.) sits alongside witnesses Scott Smith, Hockey Canada president and COO, and Hockey Canada CFO Brian Cairo, as they appear at the standing committee on Canadian Heritage in Ottawa looking into how Hockey Canada handled allegations of sexual assault and a subsequent lawsuitPhoto: AP You may have forgotten about hockey’s World Juniors … Read more

10 most memorable moments from 2022 NHL Draft

The Canadiens made 11 picks, including the selection of two Slovakia-born skaters in the first round on Thursday: left wing Juraj Slafkovsky of TPS in Finland’s top professional men’s league at No. 1 and right wing Filip Mesar | of Poprad in Slovakia’s top men’s league at No. 26. The draft was held in person … Read more

Sedin brothers, Luongo lead Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022

The Sedins headline the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 that was revealed on Monday. Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson and Riikka Sallinen of the Finland women’s national team, were also voted in the players category, and Herb Carnegie in the Builders category by the 18-member Selection Committee as part of the Class of 2022, which … Read more

3 Keys: Avalanche and Lightning, Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final

Avalanche (1C) and Lightning (3A) 8 pm ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN, TVAS Colorado leads best-of-7 series 3-2 The Colorado Avalanche will have their second opportunity to win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001 when they play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena … Read more

3 Keys: Avalanche and Lightning, Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final

Avalanche (1C) and Lightning (3A) 8 pm ET; ABC, ESPN+, CBC, SN, TVAS Colorado leads best-of-7 series 3-2 The Colorado Avalanche will have their second opportunity to win the Stanley Cup for the first time since 2001 when they play the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena … Read more