Celebrating the Erie Otters’ OHL Championship

Even the greatest of teams start with the humblest of beginnings. The story of the Erie Otters begins with the lowest of lows. Flashback to the 2011-12 season. The Otters were at rock bottom. With just 10 wins in 68 games that season, they clearly owned the league’s basement with no competition in sight. Things couldn’t have been any worse in Erie for their hockey club. A Silver...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 days ago

Conflict between hockey refs and school district settled, president unhappy with solution

The refs' organization views the issue as settled, but its president is unhappy with the solution. The referees’ organization now views its recent conflict with the Freehold Regional High School District hockey teams as a settled matter, except for one thing – its president, while no longer “banned,” said he still cannot officiate their...
Via NJ.com
December 28, 2016

More questions than answers after conference call to resolve hockey ref dispute

Numerous questions remain after Monday's conference call between the Freehold Regional High School District and the refs' association. A day before two Freehold Regional High School District ice hockey teams have scheduled home games, it’s unclear whether the puck will drop, due to a still unresolved conflict between the district and the hockey...
Via NJ.com
December 26, 2016

War of words continues amid plans to resolve HS hockey ref dispute

Refs' association president denies there's a boycott - a boycott would violate an agreement. A dispute between the Freehold Regional High School District and the ice hockey officials’ association that resulted in a canceled game Friday is likely heading to the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association controversy committee, assistant director...
Via NJ.com
December 24, 2016

Hockey refs who accused Howell parents of attack barred from future district games

The Freehold Regional High School District has requested that two referees involved in a February fight with Howell hockey parents no longer officiate the games of its member schools, according to ... The Freehold Regional High School District has requested that two referees involved in a February fight with Howell hockey parents no longer officiate...
Via NJ.com
December 20, 2016

Regional finals at American Airlines Center a preview of next year's Final Four in Dallas

American Airlines Center is no stranger to women’s basketball or the NCAA tournament.The Dallas Regional that starts Saturday with Baylor facing Florida State and Oregon State playing DePaul has a different vibe. Besides determining a team for the Women’s Final Four in Indianapolis, it’s also a prelude to the 2017 Women’s Final Four at the AAC.“I think it really heightens...
Via SportsDay
March 24, 2016

Michigan lands three players on FWAA 75th anniversary team

Charles Woodson, Anthony Carter and Dave Brown are the three Michigan Wolverines to make the Football Writers Association of America's 75th Anniversary All-America team. Woodson and Brown were both standout defensive backs while Carter was an electrifying receiver. Woodson, the 1997 Heisman Trophy winner, also starred on special teams and contributed on offense for the last Michigan...
Via FOX Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Shut Up, Ron Fowler 2: Troll Harder

Retro weekend.  Three out of four games against the Chicago Cubs honoring the 1984 National League Championship team.  And brown.  Lots of brown. You might think this would be a perfect time to announce that the Padres were working on new uniforms that somehow incorporate brown into the color scheme.  I mean, they’re honoring their past, right?  They wore the brown 1984 road...
Via Padres Public
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North to televise North Dakota basketball game Feb. 22

FOX Sports North on Wednesday announced plans to televise the University of North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona University men'€™s basketball matchup live at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Coverage from the Walkup Skydome will air on the FOX Sports North PLUS channel, the listing for which can be found here.   Mitch Strohman will serve as play-by-play alongside analyst Dave Brown...
Via Fox Sports North
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Worst QB selection in Giants draft history

The New York Giants have missed a lot on quarterbacks in the NFL Draft throughout history. But among all of the quarterback they have selected since the inaugural draft in 1936, none have been worse than the selection of Duke’s Dave Brown. Brown, a gunslinger for the Blue Devils, graduated with a year remaining on his playing eligibility. Though he initially appeared to be set...
Via cover32 - Giants
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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