5:59 AM EST, Sun December 16, 2018
Big Easy Mafia 22 mins ago

Penguins have edge on Steelers when it comes to coach's challenges

It's been a challenging year for Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and Penguins coach Mike Sullivan. If there's one area where Sullivan has had a better ...
New York Daily News 59 mins ago

Congestion pricing, elitism in action: Don't price access to what is supposed to be public space

The fundamental flaws of congestion pricing schemes are being glossed over as various elites try to steamroll their proposals through. A secretive committee packed with gubernatorial appointees called the Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup, not unlike what gave us the...
New York Daily News 59 mins ago

Nailed to the wall: Trump’s precious barrier would be a disaster for animals and people along the Texas border

AUSTIN, TEX. — Since the 2016 election, President Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the Mexican border has loomed over the political landscape. Now, Trump is threatening to shut down the government unless Congress provides at least $5 billion to fund the wall. While most of the debate has focused...
Vancouver Courier 1 hour ago
I Watched This Game: Canucks tighten the screws on struggling Flyers

I Watched This Game: Canucks tighten the screws on struggling Flyers

In 1995, Tim Robbins wrote and directed an intense drama about good and evil, responsibility and redemption, named Dead Man Walking. Susan Sarandon earned the academy award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Sister Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun and anti-death penalty activist, who wrote the book upon which the movie is based.
New York Daily News 1 hour ago

The Brexit crackup: The United Kingdom has a nervous breakdown

British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a leadership challenge, but the nation she kinda sorta leads remains in the grips of a nervous breakdown. Two and a half years ago, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union — jumping off the cliff without knowing whether there were treacherous...
New York Daily News 1 hour ago

Crossing the Rubicon: Amtrak effectively admits a key piece of its overblown, overpriced Gateway plan is a waste

After years of blasting Amtrak for its overblown $30 billion Gateway boondoggle — which calls not only for necessary new commuter rail tubes beneath the Hudson River but for a bunch of crazy and costly other changes — we have a small piece of news: Amtrak did something smart! We’ll even shout it...
Eyes On The Prize 1 hour ago
Links: Are the Montreal Canadiens playoff contenders?

Links: Are the Montreal Canadiens playoff contenders?

In today’s links, how good are the Montreal Canadiens? Don Cherry thinks Weber may be the best defenceman in the NHL, and Tomas Plekanec still has plenty of love for his former team. Montreal Canadiens news and notes How do the Montreal Canadiens stack up against fellow playoff contenders? [TSN 690] The Canadiens have no complaints about their schedule this season. [Le Devoir] Coach Claude Julien expects more from Charles Hudon. [TVA Sports] Kenny Agostino made a bunch of new friends during the Canadiens’ annual visit to the Montreal Children’s Hospital. [NHL] Don Cherry believes...
New York Daily News 1 hour ago

How did Jakelin die? The nation needs answers on the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl in U.S. custody near the southern border

The U.S. government, expressing deepest condolences, says dehydration and septic shock are what killed a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl near the U.S.-Mexico border on Dec. 6. Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin had been taken into Border Patrol custody in Texas after crossing illegally from Mexico with...
New York Daily News 2 hours ago

Readers sound off on hit-and-run-drivers, Catholics and the Mets

Where are the hit-and-run alerts? Manhattan: Our hearts break for the two teenage boys whose mother was stolen from them last week by a reckless driver in yet another hit-and-run crash (“Brooklyn mom who worked at rainbow bagel shop fatally struck by hit-and-run,” Dec. 11) While it brings some...
Sportsnet.ca 3 hours ago
Streaky Canucks burry hopeless Flyers with big early lead

Streaky Canucks burry hopeless Flyers with big early lead

The Flyers weren’t awful. But worse, they were hopeless. And the Vancouver Canucks buried them with a 3-0 lead only 11 minutes into the game. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca 4 hours ago
After Hours: Pettersson discusses history of Swedish Canucks

After Hours: Pettersson discusses history of Swedish Canucks

Elias Pettersson joins Scott Oake and Louie DeBrusk to chat about the history of successful Vancouver Canucks that hailed from his native Sweden, and what it was like growing up playing hockey there. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
SportsDay 4 hours ago
Stars coaching staff negates two goals with successful goaltender interference challenges

Stars coaching staff negates two goals with successful goaltender interference challenges

DENVER -- Kelly Forbes has a pretty good save percentage. During the Stars' 6-4 loss to Colorado on Saturday night, the Stars video coach (along with head coach Jim Montgomery) helped negate two Avalanche goals with goaltender interference challenges. The correct challenges helped the Stars to the first intermission down 3-0 instead of 5-0.The first came on Colin Wilson's apparent goal at 8:30 of the first period, when he flung a shot on goal that clipped Anton Khudobin's stick and arched over his head into the net. But A.J. Greer pushed Stars defenseman Taylor Fedun into Khudobin, knocking...
Mile High Hockey 4 hours ago
Landeskog saves Avalanche from third period collapse in 6-4 win over Dallas Stars

Landeskog saves Avalanche from third period collapse in 6-4 win over Dallas Stars

The Avalanche scored 8 times in this 6-4 win. The Colorado Avalanche nearly gave it away at the end, but a clutch two-goal game from Gabriel Landeskog saved the Avs from a third period collapse against the Dallas Stars, and gave them a 6-4 win on Saturday night. Linemate Mikko Rantanen had himself a three-point night (2g, 1a), extending his 13-game point streak to 14. He now has 15 goals and 41 assists for 56 points in only 33 games. Special teams was a massive component of this game. The Stars gave their opponents seven power play opportunities in the game, and the Avs scored three of...
Pension Plan Puppets 4 hours ago
CWHL Recap: Furies dampen Inferno, Thunder beat Blades

CWHL Recap: Furies dampen Inferno, Thunder beat Blades

Sarah Nurse and Victoria Bach score the game winning goals. Toronto Furies 4 - Calgary Inferno 1 Coach Kessel started with a lineup that’s becoming fairly familiar: Natalie Spooner,Sarah Nurse and someone (this week, it’s Shannon Stewart as the third, she played quite well with them last week as well) at forward with Renata Fast and Emma Greco on defence. Shea Tiley in net. The Inferno countered with Blayre Turnbull, Brianne Jenner and Rebecca Leslie up front and Brigette Lacquette and Halli Krzyzaniak on the blueline. Annie Bélanger got the start. Team USA winter camp starts on...
Sportsnet.ca 4 hours ago
NHL Roundup NHL page

NHL Roundup NHL page

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