Scenes From Three Game 7's In One Night

[Goalie Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche looks on as the Minnesota Wild celebrate a goal by Nino Niederreiter of the Minnesota Wild to tie the score 3-3 in the third period at Pepsi Center on April 30, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Niederreiter went on to score the game winning goal as the Wild defeated the… » 5/01/14 1:41pm 5/01/14 1:41pm

A Cold War Philly Beatdown, Illustrated

Geopolitics in the Crimea made you wistful for Cold War-era sports showdowns, where simple games became struggles between global powers? Well, illustrator Stephen Halker and the good people over at Victory Journal have a beautifully jingoistic tale of the 1976 game between the Broad Street Bullies and Soviet super… » 3/19/14 3:34pm 3/19/14 3:34pm

Ilya Bryzgalov Can't Take Your Calls Right Now; He's About To Launch…

The Russian men's national hockey team recently removed Flyers' goalie and philosopher Ilya Bryzgalov from their roster before the start of the Channel One Cup, an annual tournament for Europeans playing in European leagues. During the NHL lockout, Bryzgalov has been playing for CSKA Moscow of the KHL. And he hasn't… » 12/11/12 2:10pm 12/11/12 2:10pm