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Stanley Cup games to bookend Kentucky Derby, Preakness

The puck drops on the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs next Wednesday. The 16 teams and the schedule for the first round will be finalized after Sunday's games. NBC Sports Group announced Wednesday that, for the first time since it acquired the NHL rights in 2005, it will have televise games ...

Malafronte, Schlossman talk Frozen Four on 'Slap Schotts' finale

We'll preview the Frozen Four with two of the writers covering the games in Tampa, Fla., on the season finale of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" at on Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk" at 11:05 a.m. Thursday on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). New Haven Register college hockey writer Chip ...

Quinnipiac's Pecknold named AHCA Coach of the Year

Quinnipiac men's hockey coach Rand Pecknold was named the American Hockey Coaches Association's Spencer Penrose Award as national Coach of the Year on Wednesday. Pecknold, who won the Tim Taylor Award as ECAC Hockey Coach of the Year, guided the Bobcats to a 31-3-7 record a second Frozen Four appearance ...

Update: Yale junior goalie Lyon signs with Flyers

Yale junior goalie Alex Lyon is forgoing his senior season. Lyon signed an entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday. The two-time winner of ECAC Hockey's Ken Dryden Award as goalie of the year was a sort-after free agent. This season, Lyon was 19-8-4 with a 1.64 goals-against average, ...

Twitter to stream NFL 'Thursday Night Football' package

The NFL's "Thursday Night Football" package will be streamed online by Twitter. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement Tuesday morning on his Twitter account. "This fall Thursday Night Football will be streamed live @twitter," Goodell tweeted. He had a longer statement on the NFL's website. "Twitter is where live ...

TBS to air Vandross' 'One Shining Moment,' NE-YO to do version for TNT, truTV

Earlier this week, there were reports that Turner Sports was going to drop the Luther Vandross version of "One Shining Moment" at the conclusion of Monday night's NCAA men's basketball tournament championship game on TBS. There was outrage on social media about that, recalling when CBS used Jennifer Hudson in ...

Sports Emmy nominees announced

The nominees for the 37th Sports Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. ESPN led the way with 40 nominations, followed by FOX Sports 1 with 27, CBS with 21 and FOX and NBC with 19 each. To see the list, click here. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with college hockey analyst Starman, now available

The latest "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" podcast is now available. The guest was CBS Sports Network and ESPN college hockey analyst Dave Starman. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections were David Bowie's "Starman," Jefferson Starship's "Count On Me," AC-DC's "Highway to Hell" and the theme ...

Ex-Union hockey's Todd out as Omaha assistant coach

Former Union College hockey player Alex Todd won't be back as an assistant coach with the NCHC's Omaha Mavericks. Todd and fellow assistant Troy Jutting were let go by Mavericks head coach Dean Blais on Wednesday. Omaha reached the Frozen Four for the first time last season, but were 18-17-1 ...

Starman on penultimate 'Slap Schotts' Thursday

We'll look back at the NCAA hockey tournament regionals and look ahead to the Frozen Four with CBSSN and ESPN college hockey analyst Dave Starman on the penultimate edition of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" on Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk" at 11:05 a.m. Thursday on FOX Sports 980 ...

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