Opening Day Without the NHL: Plenty of Games, if You Have Two Goalies

Opening Day Without the NHL: Plenty of Games, if You Have Two Goalies
ELMSFORD, N.Y. — Whenever the N.H.L. has one of its periodic lockouts, like the one that canceled what would have been opening night Thursday, people say there's no hockey. But that is not true. There's always hockey, plenty of hockey. “We bring …
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Baseball great Craig Biggio and Major Crimes' G.W. Bailey help Sunshine Kids

Baseball Braves
Baseball
Image by Boston Public Library
File name: 08_06_027707

Title: Baseball Braves

Creator/Contributor: Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967 (photographer)

Date created: 1947

Physical description: 1 negative : film, black & white ; 4 x 5 in.

Summary: (l to r:) Boston Braves Earl Torgeson, Frank McCormick, Connie Ryan, Dick Culler, and Bob Elliott wearing the satin night-game uniforms at Braves Field.

Genre: Film negatives

Subjects: Boston Braves (Baseball team); Braves Field (Boston, Mass.); Baseball players; Stadiums

Notes: Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Baseball Braves, n.d.; Corrected date based on research by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.; Summary provided by the Society for American Baseball Research, 2010-2011.

Collection: Leslie Jones Collection

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

Rights: Copyright © Leslie Jones.

Preferred citation: Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.

Baseball great Craig Biggio and Major Crimes' G.W. Bailey help Sunshine Kids
Houston-based Sunshine Kids Foundation, which has been providing support for kids with cancer for three decades, celebrated its 30th anniversary with a Sunset Soirée at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse River Oaks where headliners were former Astro Craig …
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Desko confirms Syracuse is talking with attackman Nicky Galasso about playing

Desko confirms Syracuse is talking with attackman Nicky Galasso about playing
Syracuse University men's lacrosse coach John Desko confirmed today through a university spokesman that the school is speaking with Nicky Galasso about an opportunity to transfer to Syracuse University and play for the Orange. Galasso is an attackman …
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Lacrosse: Cardinal hosts Stars and Stripes event, takes on Team USA

Lacrosse: Cardinal hosts Stars and Stripes event, takes on Team USA
Anyone wandering by the women's lacrosse game at Laird Q. Cagan Stadium on Sunday may have been a little bit confused to see that Stanford's opponents' jerseys said Team USA. While Stanford is large enough to have its own zip code, it doesn't usually …
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Just what did Bettman whisper in Burke's ear?

NHL: Total points vs BMI
NHL
Image by Chris Blanar
NHL data from 2007-2008 season

Relationship between average team BMI and total regular season points

in red: eastern conference
in black: western conference

Just what did Bettman whisper in Burke's ear?
A former NHL star, whose views I value, said this about his experience in losing a full season to lockout: “In the last lockout, we were told we would not give in to a salary cap and we were willing to fight for that principle, no matter what. We wound …
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Washington Nationals: Baseball Season is Over

Baseball
Baseball
Image by Life as I Pictured.
Baseball: our Passion

Washington Nationals: Baseball Season is Over
The Washington Nationals 2012 season is over and it stings big time. After winning 98 games and taking the defending world champion St Louis Cardinals to five games in their NL Divisional Series Washington blew a six run lead in the finale and lost 9-7.
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Wagner College baseball to host hit-a-thon fundraiser on Staten Island

Wagner College baseball to host hit-a-thon fundraiser on Staten Island
GRYMES HILL — Want to see if you can hit one out at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark that the Staten Island Yankees call home? Well, you will get a chance to do that and, in the process, help the Wagner College baseball program, which also calls the …
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