| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"I think it's time for ESPN to get a little competition, don't you?"
That tough talk is coming from an unlikely source — 81-year-old Regis Philbin. The former daytime television talk show host and David Letterman foil is one of the faces of Fox...
| Aug 10, 2013
You may have heard of the Bechdel test. The idea, articulated in a cartoon drawn by Alison Bechdel, is that a movie isn't worth watching if it doesn't have 1) at least two female characters; 2) who talk to each other; and 3) about something other than...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:32 PM
All the pain, frustration and waiting will be over for Kings defenseman Willie Mitchell on Thursday night when he returns to the NHL ice, fittingly, at the venue where he made his name.
“I feel excited and fortunate to be in this spot,”...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The NHL's awards gala — based in Las Vegas the last few years — was a casualty of the lockout, so the league is handing out its awards over two days during the Stanley Cup Final.
Still, there was a major emotional component to the first...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Now this is total fan dedication.
Donna Lebano attended the Chicago Blackhawks-Minnesota Wild first-round NHL playoff game in Chicago on Thursday. No big deal there, although she was eight months' pregnant. That's impressive, but hey, many...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The family of former NHL player Derek Boogaard, who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered during his playing career and painkiller...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:44 AM
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Race car driver Danica Patrick went to the Minnesota Wild-Chicago Blackhawks playoff game in Chicago on Wednesday. Being a big star and all, the Blackhawks invited her to play their "Shoot the Puck" game during...
| Apr 22, 2013
The season will end Sunday and so will the voting period for the NHL's major trophies. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. vote for most trophies; the Jack Adams (Coach of the Year) is selected by the NHL Broadcasters' Assn., and the...
| Apr 29, 2013
The Stanley Cup playoffs will have a different look this season and not only because the Kings, for the first time in franchise history, are the defending champions.
This condensed season produced a lot of injuries and a lot of dramatic playoff races....
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:50 PM
British roots music band Mumford & Sons took the top honor for its album "Babel" at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony Sunday. The night mostly distributed honors broadly to an array of younger generation acts including New York indie...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The small-market Minnesota Wild made the biggest splash in last summer's free-agency market by signing winger Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter to identical 13-year, $98-million contracts. They immediately became symbols of the long, salary-cap-...