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Susannah Collins, the former Comcast SportsNet Chicago reporter who was fired by the company last week, released a statement on Tuesday acknowledging how “Sports Nutz,” a web series she participated in before becoming a Chicago Blackhawks sideline reporter, could be considered offensive and apologized for her role in it.
The “Sports Nutz” videos, which came to light after a now-infamous on-air gaffe when Collins said the Chicago Blackhawks enjoyed a “tremendous amount of sex during the regular season” when she meant a tremendous amount of “success,” was summarily dismissed from her job as her Freudian slip attracted national attention, leading many to suspect that it was her on-air mistake that led to her firing. Comcast SportsNet Chicago’s statement announcing her dismissal disputed that assertion which indicated she was fired for “circumstances unrelated to her on-air remarks.”
While no one will never know for sure, the fact that Collins specifically addresses the “Sports Nutz” vid
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Five days after being fired by CSN Chicago, when her role in an off-color web series came to light following an embarrassing on-air slip-up, Blackhawks reporter Susannah Collins is finally speaking out, and she's taking the high road with regard to her dismissal.
On Tuesday, Collins posted a message to her Facebook page accepting responsibility for her involvement in Sports...
Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad was named one of three finalists for the Calder Trophy on Monday morning. Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher and Florida’s Jonathan Huberdeau are the other two finalists. Huberdeau finished tied with Edmonton’s Nail Yakupov for the NHL … Continue reading →The post Brandon Saad Named Calder Trophy Finalist appeared first on Committed Indians.
As news continues to trickle down the pipeline about Comcast SportsNet Chicago reporter Susannah Collins' dismissal, the latest bit of news from the Chicago Tribune could set an ugly precedent for the future. According to the Tribune and reporter Robert Channick, a letter from Chicago Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz apparently played a role in Collins' dismissal.
After a less-than-stellar Game Three, the Chicago Blackhawks answered the bell in Game Four with one of the most dominant defensive performances of the last three years. With Corey Crawford making all the saves necessary to secure the victory and … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Smother Wild, Take 3-1 Series Lead appeared first on Committed Indians.
After a game in which Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford played remarkably well and in all likelihood prevented the Minnesota Wild from absolutely kicking the **** out Chicago by a score of 7-2 or something in that range Corey, again, is the blame by many NHL fans and media. Why not blame the [...]
Jack Jablonski wants to play hockey again. The Chicago Steel did their part to make that happen for the paralyzed high schooler.
The Steel selected Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret's (Minn.) hockey player who was paralyzed during a junior varsity game, in this year's United States Hockey League draft. Jablonski was chosen Tuesday in the 28th round by the Steel.
Talk about a whirlwind of a day. Chicago Blackhawks defenseman will be in uniform on Tuesday night and will take the ice with this teammates as they face the Minnesota Wild in Game 4 of the teams’ Western Conference quarterfinal series at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Keith was not present for team’s morning skate on Tuesday but he had a more-than-legitimate excuse for...
Patrick Sharp scored two goals for Chicago, and the Blackhawks ratcheted up their defense, putting the Minnesota Wild on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Bryan Bickell also scored and Corey Crawford made 25 saves for the Blackhawks, who built a 3-1 lead in this best-of-seven matchup.
The Wild had another goalie get hurt when Josh Harding's injury forced...
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Both of the afternoon games yesterday followed a similar pattern. We had two 1 vs. 8 matchups with the lower seed vastly outplaying the higher ranked team and both games going to overtime. The difference between the two games is unlike the Islanders, the Wild actually got rewarded for their efforts and were able to finish off the Blackhawks in overtime to stay alive in the series...
It's been three years since the Chicago Blackhawks hoisted the Stanley Cup, and they haven't made it past the opening round in the playoffs since that run.
One more win and that changes.
The Blackhawks are on the verge of advancing in the playoffs for the first time since they captured the championship in 2010, with a 3-1 lead over the Minnesota Wild. They can wrap up this...
Coverage of Tuesday nights Game 4 of the Stanley Cup playoffs series between the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks will air on both FOX Sports North and the FOX Sports Wisconsin Alternate Channel, starting at 7:30 p.m. with a one-hour pregame.
Channel listings are as follows:
DirecTV: 668 (FOX Sports North)Dish: 436 (FOX Sports North)Time Warner: Channels 310 SD and 1310 HD ...