Steelers Boss Sends Letter to Sour Seahawks Fan

• After their last Super Bowl appearance, Steelers owner Dan Rooney took time to write to a Seattle explaining why the Seahawks weren’t screwed.

Dan Rooney Seahawks fan

Joe Torre backtracks on his Yankees-bashing book.

• Attending monster truck shows can be hazardous to your health.

• Players & fans get wild in a West Virginia girls high school basket-brawl.

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SbB Clever Caption Contest: Malkin is a Merry Guy

Hey, readers! Time for another sensational SbB Clever Caption Contest!

Today we check out the NHL All-Star Game from Montreal, where we catch Evgeni Malkin (L) so happy to see Alexei Kovalev (R):

Alexei Kovalev Evgeni Malkin NHL All Star Game

What ever could Evgeni be all excited about? Submit your suggestions into the comments section linked below. Winner will be announced in the end-of-the-day recap, and be treated to a celebratory bowl of poutine dumped on their head.

Good luck and good writing! (And in compliance with Canadian bilingual laws, bonne chance et bonne écriture!)

NHL To Shutter All-Star Game? Good God, NO!!!

Bruce Garrioch of the TORONTO SUN has what we hope is an erroneous report. Apparently the NHL is considering completely cancelling the league’s all-star game.

NHL All Star Game Attempt At Atlanta Promotion

Excerpt:”Though cancelling the game seems a little harsh, there are proponents of that route in the NHL headquarters. At the very least, it would appear the skills competition is going to become a victim of the changes once the league figures out what direction it wants to take.

Next year’s game in Montreal is definitely a go, but future games after that are up in the air. One option would be to cancel the skills competition and have a “headliner concert” the night before the game. That certainly would create a dilemma on which act would be chosen. Read more…