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  1. How to beat the six heavyweights

    Craig Custance

    When the playoffs begin, there will be 16 teams with Stanley Cup dreams. When you break down the rosters, health and performances of those teams, however, six stand out as the heavyweights. Pick a Stanley Cup winner from a group that includes the ...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. Toews-Crosby hits stadium status

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO - It's Sid the Kid versus Captain Serious. The NHL's biggest star against the sport's reigning winner. Yes, it's a hockey heavyweight bout seven years in the making, and it's finally set to happen Saturday night, at Soldier Field of al...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. Red Wings-Islanders Preview

    Red Wings-Islanders Preview

    Preview | November 15, 2013
  4. Looks like January for Pascal-Bute

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the world of boxing: • When former super middleweight titlist Lucian Bute suffered a left hand injury and needed subsequent surgery to remove bone fragments, his showdown with former light heavyweight champ Jean Pascal ...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  5. Cloud-Pascal bout on the brink

    Dan Rafael

    Even after his light heavyweight title defense was postponed, Tavoris Cloud remained at his training camp in Ohio and continued to work, believing his fight against injured former champion Jean Pascal would soon be rescheduled. But Cloud looks lik...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  6. Wayne Simmonds, Max Talbot score two goals apiece as Flyers roll

    Wayne Simmonds scored two goals after he was hit in the face in warm-ups, and Max Talbot also scored twice, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  7. Dustin Byfuglien, Kevin Bieksa, Alex Goligoski among fantasy disa...

    Victoria Matiash

    Victoria Matiash discusses the biggest fantasy disappointments along the blue line to start the season.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  8. Boxing: Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko fighting one another would ...

    Shaun Assael

    Is it ghoulish to want to see boxing brothers meet in the ring? Just the opposite, Shaun Assael writes in ESPN The Magazine.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  9. "Quiet Man" Thornton preps for season

    James Murphy

    Shawn Thornton has been keeping busy over the past few weeks. After vacationing at Pebble Beach, Thornton returned and jumped right back in the ring -- and not the one in which he can be found skating toe-to-toe with NHL heavyweights as he did 21...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  10. Thrashers-Capitals Preview

    Thrashers-Capitals Preview

    Preview | March 31, 2010
  11. Niemi notches shutout; Hawks in first

    Jesse Rogers

    After it was over, Antti Niemi looked like he won a heavyweight bout. Not because he was bloodied but because he had a championship belt slung over his shoulder with the name "Nemo" on it. "This was the first time," Niemi explained. "Every winning...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  12. NHL: The Blackhawks' depth provides advantage over Sharks in pote...

    Tom Awad

    Puck Prospectus simulates a Blackhawks-Sharks matchup and shares the keys to a potential Western Conference final showdown.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2009
  13. Broad Street Bullies: Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier mee...

    Joe Frazier would have been a perfect fit on those old Philadelphia Flyers Broad Street Bullies teams in the 1970s.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2009
  14. Game 2 preview: Sidney Crosby a headhunter? Wings' Mike Babcock t...

    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun

    DETROIT -- Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is one of the NHL's heavyweights in the coaching fraternity, not only for his on-the-ice performance but also for his savvy off it. He knows how to use the media to his advantage, and it's no coincidence that ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  15. Ducks-Coyotes Preview

    Ducks-Coyotes Preview

    Preview | April 10, 2009
  16. Isles' Simon, Rangers' Hollweg spark preseason brawls

    The Islanders and Rangers engaged in a fight-filled preseason game Monday night that had all the venom of a contest that counts.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 24, 2007