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The NHL All Star Game comes to the Lou

The NHL is bringing their All-Star game to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis

Henry Chappell, Sports Writer

January 24, 2020

The NHL is bringing their All-Star game to the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, showcasing all of the players voted by the large mass of hockey fans across the league. The first two games of the event start on Friday and the finals start on Saturday, Jan. 26. It will involve the league’s four divisions (...

Sexual misconduct in sports

It is acceptable for sports players to be physical with their opponents, but never with their partner.

Hayden Davidson and Tom Mueller

March 13, 2019

*Logos courtesy of   Larry Nassar, Jerry Sandusky and Ray Rice. The legacies of these men will forever be tainted by their reckless actions toward innocent people. Sexual misconduct and domestic violence damage various sports, age ranges and athletic skill levels. It is ac...

Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round: Review

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Dom Palombo, sports writer

April 28, 2016

EASTERN CONFERENCE  - METROPOLITAN DIVISION Washington Capitals vs. Wild Card 2. Philadelphia Flyers: prediction Capitals in 5 Capitals beat the Flyers in six games. Washington showed their ability to the rest of the NHL early on as they were up 3-0 but then got tested for a bit winning the...

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs

David Backes (left) and Jonathan Toews' (right) teams face off in one of the most anticipated matchups of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Dom Palombo, sports writer

April 13, 2016

Top Preseason Storylines: McDavid vs. Eichel: Centers Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers, and Jack Eichel, Buffalo Sabres, were the top picks of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Touted as the best kids since Gretzky, they will look to meet high expectations in their rookie campaigns. Live up to the Hype...

First 16: World Cup of Hockey

First 16: World Cup of Hockey

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 15, 2016

The eight teams competing in this fall’s World Cup of Hockey each named their preliminary rosters of 16 players March 2. The 2016 tournament will take place in Toronto between Sept. 17 and Oct. 1, and will provide a different group of teams represented than in years past. The teams are split into...

Money Talks: Disparities of the American sports dollar

Money Talks: Disparities of the American sports dollar

Dom Palombo, sports writer

March 11, 2016

The revenue flowing into each sport depends upon the popularity of each sport: how many games are played, how many people can actually attend games (hockey/basketball: 20,000/less, football: 50,000 plus, and baseball: 40,000), TV contracts, merchandise, etc. The NFL owns Sundays and baseball owns...

2016 NHL All-Star Game

2016 NHL All-Star Game

Dom Palombo, sports writer

January 21, 2016

The 2016 NHL All-Star Game will feature a new format consisting of 3-on-3 games between the best players of each division and take place Jan. 31, in Nashville, TN. Eleven players from each division were chosen through fan voting and NHL selection and will compete in 20-minute games between inner conference...

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