Gordo: Former Blue Erik Johnson’s perseverance rewarded with Stanley Cup quest | Jeff Gordon

Gordo: Former Blue Erik Johnson's perseverance rewarded with Stanley Cup quest |  Jeff Gordon

Not many of you want the Colorado Avalanche to dispatch the Tampa Bay Lightning. Most folks in these parts don’t want to see Nazem Kadri cradling the Stanley Cup, given how he took out Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington. People would rather see hometown hero Pat Maroon earn still another ring. St. Louis Rams fans have … Read more

The Blues’ season by the numbers; gold, follow the bouncing Joshua | St. Louis Blues

The Blues' season by the numbers;  gold, follow the bouncing Joshua |  St. Louis Blues

The most relevant number of the Blues’ season, when you get down to it, is four. That’s the number of losses they had in their second-round playoff series with Colorado. Everything else pales in comparison. Hold that number to three and the Blues might well still be playing. Once it hit four, that was that. … Read more

NBA mock draft roundup: With the No. 8 pick, the Pelicans select … | Pelicans

NBA mock draft roundup: With the No. 8 pick, the Pelicans select ... |  Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans hold the No. 8 pick headed into Thursday’s NBA draft. It is a slot this front office is familiar with. In 2019, shortly after lead executive David Griffin took over, the Pelicans traded back in the draft. They sent the No. 4 pick to the Atlanta Hawks. They got back the … Read more

Rio Ferdinand: Raphael Varane was STUNNED by the state of Man United after arriving from Real Madrid

Rio Ferdinand has claimed French defender Raphael Varane (above) was stunned by the state of Manchester United after signing from Real Madrid for around £35million last summer

‘He went into a reverse situation’: Rio Ferdinand TEARS into ‘youth team’ culture and standards Raphael Varane encountered on joining Manchester United as he defends his stuttering first season Rio Ferdinand has discussed Raphael Varane’s first season at Manchester United Varane arrived at Old Trafford from Real Madrid amid much fanfare last summer The French … Read more

‘It’s going to be a fun Saturday night,’ NASCAR star Michael Waltrip says of upcoming Superstar Racing Experience | Auto-Racing

'It's going to be a fun Saturday night,' NASCAR star Michael Waltrip says of upcoming Superstar Racing Experience |  Auto-Racing

JOE CHANDLER Special to the Register & bee NASCAR star Michael Waltrip says it will be a fun night when the Camping World Superstar Racing Experience series makes its Saturday stop at South Boston Speedway. “I’ve enjoyed SRX so much, getting to go back in time,” Waltrip said during a media availability Wednesday afternoon in … Read more

FINA transgender ruling: Everything you need to know

FINA votes to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women's aquatics competitions

The policy is the strictest from any Olympic sports body and effectively bars any transgender women who have gone through male puberty from competing in women’s events. FINA also agreed to work towards establishing an “open” category for some events that would ensure all swimmers would have the chance to compete. The decision means that … Read more

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia ‘set to become next big-name exit’ at Stamford Bridge

Marina Granovskaia (left) is set to become the next big-name exit at Chelsea, reports claim

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia is poised to become the next big name to leave the club, after it was confirmed today that Bruce Buck will step down as chairman. According to The Telegraph, Granovskaia, one of the most influential figures in world football, will follow Buck out of Stamford Bridge, with some sources even indicating … Read more

Paul Pogba plays first game since Man Utd confirmed exit in Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos exhibition

Paul Pogba has played his first game since it was announced he is leaving Manchester United

A bit rusty Paul? Pogba plays for the first time since APRIL in star-studded exhibition in Miami with Ronaldinho and Roberto Carlos as the former Man United star closes in on his return to Juventus Paul Pogba joined former Juventus teammate Paulo Dybala on team Ronaldinho The game ended 12-10 and was filled with Brazil … Read more

Gabriel and Ian Wright dismayed as Arsenal fans question Eddie Nketiah receiving the number 14

Eddie Nketiah (right) will take the No 14 shirt at Arsenal after signing a new long-term contract

‘How can you be so ungrateful?’ Arsenal defender Gabriel dismayed as fans question Eddie Nketiah receiving club record goalscorer Thierry Henry’s No 14 shirt after agreeing new deal… and Gunners legend Ian Wright tells striker’s critics to ‘shut the f*** up’ By Ben Miller For Mailonline Published: 12:39 PM EDT, 18 June 2022 | Updated: … Read more

Christian Clark: The Anthony Davis trade continues being bountiful for Pelicans | Pelicans

Christian Clark: The Anthony Davis trade continues being bountiful for Pelicans |  Pelicans

The first time he spoke publicly after being named lead basketball executive of the New Orleans Pelicans, David Griffin said, “You are either all the way in or all the way out. There is no in between.” This proclamation was made about Anthony Davis. Outwardly, Griffin maintained that the team’s relationship with the disgruntled star … Read more