Monday, August 10, 2020
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Free Agency Season Is Here In The NHL And NBA

It is frenzy day in the National Hockey League as free agents, who are just free in the fact they have completed contract obligations to a former employer but they won’t work for free, can sign with a new boss if they so choose or return to the old boss.

Louisville’s NBA Hopes Suffer A Major Setback

Bruce Miller tried to get Louisville a National Basketball Association team starting in 2000. His efforts ultimately failed after he tried to entice five teams into moving to Kentucky.

Don’t Tell The Public But Calgary Flames Ownership Wants A New...

This is no secret. Calgary Flames ownership wants financial aid from the city in funding a new arena. Last year, Flames ownership’s request was rejected and the group decided to walk away from the negotiating table.

Seattle Should Get A Conditional NHL Franchise Today

The National Hockey League could grant Seattle a conditional franchise today. But the people behind the Seattle NHL expansion bid already have NHL ties so it would be fairly hard for the NHL to say listen Oak View Group we thank you for your expansion fee but no thanks.

Seattle Remains On Track For An NHL Expansion Team

The league owners will review Seattle’s plans to operate an NHL franchise on June 20 but whether the league grants the city a conditional franchise seems to hinge on one controllable factor, the renovation of the existing 56-year-old arena and a variable, a possible lockout after the 2019- 2020 season.

Quebec City Hockey Fans Can Wonder What Could Have Been

A hockey fan in the Quebec City area might be watching the Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup Playoffs run and might be saying that could have been us. The Quebec Nordiques could be stunning the sports world. Las Vegas and Quebec City were in the running for a 2017 expansion team or teams.
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Diamondbacks Can Break Phoenix Baseball Stadium Lease Soon

The saga of the Diamondbacks ownership and Maricopa County officials fighting over the Diamondbacks took a new turn last week when the two sides reached a tentative agreement that allows the baseball team to exit the stadium after the 2022 season.

The Kentucky Derby Ain’t What It Used To Be

There is a major horse race taking place in Louisville on Saturday. The Kentucky Derby. Three years ago, there was the hope that American Pharoah by winning Thoroughbred Racing's Triple Crown, would help revive the horse racing industry. It didn’t.

It Is Hurry Up And Wait Time For Seattle In Getting...

It is probably just a matter of weeks until Seattle gets the word that they are in the NHL beginning in 2020 or in slightly later. The National Hockey League could be involved with a collective bargaining agreement problem and there could be yet another lockout delaying Seattle’s first game.

Too Many Arenas On Long Island?

Neither the National Basketball Association nor the National Hockey League is looking to add another team in the New York City metropolitan area but that apparently is not dissuading an investor in Suffolk County or county officials from putting up a building in Ronkonkoma.