The NWHL continues to grow as it enters its sixth season. And this year in particular the league has the support of so many around them. Things will look a bit different this year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. The six teams will head to Lake Placid on Friday to play a condensed season at …

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The Canadian Press Brady, talented Buccaneers playmakers developing chemistry TAMPA, Fla. — When Tom Brady drops back in the pocket he has a bunch of options to attack opposing defences, including a talented collection of receivers that’s possibly the best he’s played with in more than a decade — maybe even his entire career. For …

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We’re less than a week from this year’s Hall of Fame results and we don’t blame you if you can’t feel the excitement in the air. While Hall of Fame season is usually ripe with controversy, debate and grandstanding, this year’s conversation is the most ho-hum that it’s been in years. None of the first-year …

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Jayson Tatum is back. Well, sort of. Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens confirmed Wednesday that Tatum was indeed out of the NBA’s health and safety protocols. He first was ruled out Jan. 9. Now, the team is building up his workload for Tatum’s eventual return to game action. “Like I said on the radio …

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Although the Boston Bruins started the 2020-21 NHL season without their top goal scorer, no one expected them to fire mostly blanks at the outset. ESPN’s Emily Kaplan identified the Bruins’ failure to score in 5-on-5 situations as the biggest surprise of the team’s opening week. The Bruins have scored two power-play goals and one …

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Kane has practical explanation for clutch backhand originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago As the Blackhawks dropped their fourth-straight game to start the 2020-21 season in Florida on Tuesday with a 5-4 overtime loss to the Panthers, one of the positives was Patrick Kane continuing to show his offensive brilliance. The truth is, at 32 …

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Add the Indianapolis Colts to the list of teams that will be searching for a new quarterback this offseason. Colts QB Philip Rivers announced his retirement Wednesday after 17 NFL seasons, leaving Indianapolis without a clear option at the position. Rivers was an impending free agent, but general manager Chris Ballard had expressed interest in …

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NBCSN’s coverage of the 2020-21 NHL season continues with Wednesday’s matchup between the Minnesota Wild and Anaheim Ducks. Coverage begins at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app by clicking here. Kirill Kaprizov has made an early impression. Perhaps that’s an understatement; the Minnesota rookie …

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An eyebrow-raising comment from Linda Holliday has resulted in quite a bit of attention for Bill Belichick’s girlfriend. Holliday responded to an Instagram comment that laid blame on Belichick for letting the longtime New England Patriots quarterback walk away last offseason. In her response, Holliday, though she did say she was happy for Brady, incorrectly …

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The quarterbacks of the early 2000s-era are dropping like flies while Tom Brady prepares for his 14th conference championship in 19 seasons as a starter. The guy is pretty remarkable. We’re not breaking any new ground by saying that Brady is one of a kind. But only the past previously suggested that what the Tampa …

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