While any news out of college athletics is likely to revolve around the NCAA Basketball Tournament, there is still plenty of action going on in other sports. Back in September 2010 when it was announced that Terry Pegula had donated $88 million to Penn State to form a D-I hockey team, college hockey was abuzz […]
Author: Mitchell Bragg
Despite the struggles the teams from his hometown face on a yearly basis, Mitch still roots for all teams Buffalo. Outside of SAB Mitch is an attorney in Massachusetts & New York. You can follow him on Twitter via @mitch_bragg.
It was announced on February 15th that the upcoming Penn State men’s and women’s D-I hockey programs were given another sizable donation to help get them off the ground. Paul Silvis, and his wife Nancy, proudly gave $1 million to help with a campaign that is set to launch a team in the 2012-2013 NCAA season. […]
What HBO Means for the NHL
We’ve all heard of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” and perhaps seen some of Rex Ryan’s tirades during the New York Jets’ most recent pre-season. The Jets received substantial publicity from being featured on HBO. For several months now, HBO has been advertising the next show to feature a look “inside” a professional sports team. Starting on […]
In news that officially broke this past Friday, September 17th, Penn State will officially add Division I hockey to its lineup of collegiate athletics. The announcement brings both a men’s and women’s program to the Nittany Lions’ athletic department and adds to the number of D-I college hockey programs in Pennsylvania, which currently includes Mercyhurst […]
If you haven’t been following the trials and tribulations of the Ilya Kovalchuk saga over the last few months, you either aren’t a sports fan or you are still wrapped up in the Lebron James to Miami Heat ordeal. In case you had other news on your mind, here is a recap of the events […]
With the NHL playoffs underway, the League office is already planning for next season. As far as the yearly business of the NHL goes, arguably nothing is bigger than the annual Winter Classic. According to recent reports, the 4th annual Winter Classic will take place at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA, home of the NFL’s […]
Ovechkin vs. Crosby: A Hot Rivalry
In the 1980s, it was Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy. In the 1990s, it was Scott Stevens and Eric Lindros. In the 2000s, the most heated rivalry easily belongs to Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby. Their battle is possibly the most competitive one in the history of the NHL because they are so close in age and talent. Since coming into […]
Will Jordan Schroeder Turn Pro?
March and April are two of the busiest and most exciting months for sports fans. Between the NCAA Men’s and Women’s basketball tournaments, the NFL draft, and Major League Baseball getting underway, there is always something to watch on TV. These months also bring NCAA hockey playoffs and, inevitably, the conclusion of seasons for those […]
The NHL trading deadline has passed, and this year was the busiest in history. Prior to the 3PM deadline on March 3, 30 trades took place. With these trades, the rights to 53 players and 25 draft picks changed hands. Compared to Major League Baseball, the NFL, and the NBA, the NHL typically has an […]
The 2010 Winter Olympics are in full swing in Vancouver right now with thousands of athletes proudly donning the colors of their countries. However, one group of athletes that want to participate might not even have the opportunity to try out for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) […]