Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan!

Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan! Michael Jeffrey Jordan turns 57 years old. Here are five fun facts about the Jumpman. 1. The movie, ’Space Jam,’ came from a Super Bowl commercial with Jordan and Bugs Bunny. 2. He was the first billionaire athlete. 3. Jordan has won a record 10 scoring titles. 4. He is the only player to win the scoring title and defensive player of the year in the same season. 5. Basketball wasn’t his first choice in sports, it was baseball. Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan!

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Amid virus outbreak, concerns about a hockey…

The coronavirus epidemic in China is raising concerns about a potential shortage of hockey sticks

Zack Kassian suspended 7 games for kicking…

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended seven games for kicking Tampa Bay's Erik Cernak in the chest

Vanessa Bryant Renames Mamba Sports Foundation to…

Vanessa Bryant Renames Mamba Sports Foundation to Honor Daughter Gianna Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late Kobe Bryant, recently announced the renaming of his charity. Previously known as the Mamba Sports Foundation, the charity will now be called the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation. The name change is in honor of their daughter, Gianna, who tragically died along with Kobe and seven others on Jan. 26. Vanessa Bryant, via Instagram Vanessa went on to say that the foundation’s “mission” to provide opportunities to young athletes was “stronger than ever.” She also thanked everyone for the “outpouring of support,” as they continue to carry forth Kobe and Gianna’s “legacy.” Vanessa Bryant, via Instagram

Blues' Bouwmeester has implant to help regulate…

The St. Louis Blues say Jay Bouwmeester had surgery Friday to insert a defibrillator to restore his heart's normal rhythm

Minnesota Wild fire coach Bruce Boudreau

The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Bruce Boudreau

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Redskins Release Pro Bowl CB Josh Norman

Redskins Release Pro Bowl CB Josh Norman Washington cut Norman soon after hiring new head coach Ron Rivera. It's the second time Norman has left a team led by Rivera. He can now end up on several teams with many having secondary needs going into NFL free agency. One of them is the Eagles, which will allow Norman to extract revenge on the Redskins in NFC East matchups. Another NFC East team who could use Norman's services is the New York Giants. According to CBS Sports, Norman could end up being a starter if signed by certain NFL squads. These include the Giants and Eagles, as well as the Texans, Falcons and Broncos. There is also a possible chance Norman heads back to Carolina, where he started his career.

Marcell Ozuna: 'It feels amazing' to join Braves

Marchessault's OT goal lifts Golden Knights past…

Jonathan Marchessault's power-play goal in overtime lifted the Vegas Golden Knights to a 6-5 victory over St. Louis as the Blues played their first game since Jay Bouwmeester's medical scare earlier this week

Lightning win 9th straight, top Oilers 3-1

Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Edmonton Oilers

Common and Chance the Rapper Head up 2020 NBA…

Common and Chance the Rapper Head up 2020 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2020 NBA All-Star weekend kicks off on Valentine's Day in the Windy City. Celebrities from comedians to former NBA stars will face off for the annual celebrity game at the United Center in Chicago. Rapper Common will lead Team Wilbon, coached by sports journalist and fellow Chicago native Michael Wilbon. They will be joined by Bad Bunny, Famous Los, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Gray and several others. The away team will be coached by sports journalist Stephen A. Smith and will be led by Chance the Rapper, one of Chi-town's favorite sons. They'll be joined by Quavo, Marc Lasry, Katelyn Ohashi, A'ja Wilson and Chance's brother, Taylor Bennett. The competition should be high, as many of the players have competed in previous years.

1980 Lake Placid Olympics still resonate four…

Lake Placid is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Winter Olympics

Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

David Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Boston Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1

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Astros Owner Jim Crane Apologizes but Says…

Astros Owner Jim Crane Apologizes but Says Sign-Stealing 'Didn't Impact the Game' Crane and Houston players Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman addressed the media on Thursday. Jim Crane, via statement Jim Crane, via statement Altuve and Bregman also spoke, but Crane reiterated that no players would be disciplined. Alex Bregman, via statement MLB suspended Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow for one year for a sign-stealing scandal that took place during Astros home games in the 2017 season. Houston fired both Hinch and Luhnow soon after MLB's ruling.