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Let’s get to the megalinks today. Lots to get to including some interesting news that is breaking today.
First, the Weekend Viewing Picks are back after a week’s absence. Check out what sports and entertainment viewing recommendations I’ve made.
Now to the links.
Developing today is that former Bruins defenseman and CBC and NBC NHL analyst Mike Milbury allegedly assaulted a 12 year old boy during a youth hockey game last week. WCVB in Boston has broken the story and we’ll what develops. Milbury has been charged by police, but still worked on Versus this week. He’s been removed from NBC for now
Michael Hiestand of USA Today says expect more reality TV like HBO’s 24/7 in sports.
Jen Floyd Engel from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes for Fox Sports that Craig James’ US Senate run should be music to college football fans who have had to endure his analysis on ESPN.
In a related note, Dan Fogarty of SportsGrid notes that James is taking leave from ESPN due to his run.
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Former NHL player and current NBC hockey analyst Mike Milbury is facing charges of assault and battery on a 12-year-old youth hockey player, WCVB-TV reported Friday.
Milbury, 59, who coaches youth hockey in the Boston area, is reportedly accused of assaulting a player on an opposing team last week in Brookline, Mass. Milbury is charged with assault and battery on a child.
Details continue to emerge about what might have happened between former Bruins player and coach Mike Milbury and one of his son's opponents during a recent youth hockey game. WCVB had previously reported that Milbury is being charged with assault and battery on a child after his son got into a dispute with a player on the opposing team. Deadspin did a little more digging, and...
Tough guy Michael Milbury, the current NBC/NESN/HNIC analyst who is "famous" for hitting a Rangers fan with his own shoe, is being charged with one count of assault and battery on a 12-year-old youth hockey player, one count of threats to commit a crime, and disorderly conduct. The Boston Herald has the alleged details:
The incident allegedly occurred at the end of the...
NBC NHL analyst Mike Milbury, facing charges of assault and battery on a twelve-year old, has been pulled from the air while he deals with his legal issues. In a statement released Friday, NBC Sports Group said that Milbury will “remain off the air while focusing on his affairs” (NBC, 12/16). Though NBC does not resume NHL coverage until the January 2 Winter Classic, Milbury...
Former Bruins coach Mike Milbury has reportedly been charged with assault and battery of a child following an altercation with a 12-year-old last week. According to WCVB, Milbury allegedly assaulted one of the children playing against the youth hockey team that he is an assistant coach of at Dexter School Ice Rink in Brookline. Milbury played for the Bruins for 12 seasons and also...
Well this is unfortunate. Via the Boston Channel:
Michael Milbury, who currently works as a hockey analyst for Versus NHL, was accused of assaulted a 12-year-old youth hockey player at the Dexter School Ice Rink in Brookline last week. Milbury is an assistant coach of a local hockey team, and the alleged victim is a player from an opposing team.
WCVB TV in Boston is reporting today that NBC and CBC hockey analyst Mike Milbury has been charged with allegedly assaulting a child at a local hockey rink last week.
According to WCVB, Milbury is an assistant coach for a youth team in Brookline, Mass. and the 12-year old alleged victim is a player from another team in the league.
Some more details from the Boston Herald:
Former Bruins great Mike Milbury has been charged by Brookline police with accosting a pee-wee hockey player a...
Former Boston Bruins player and coach Mike Milbury has been charged with assault and battery on a child after an incident at a youth hockey game.
Former Boston Bruins player and coach Mike Milbury has been charged with assaulting and threatening a 12-year-old Pee Wee hockey player in Brookline. Brookline police Capt. Tom Keaveney said Milbury was an assistant coach on his son's team when he allegedly attacked a player on the opposing team during a Dec.