Patrick Kane Named NHL Hart Trophy Recipient
Quick Reaction; The Chicago Blackhawks forward won the NHL honor forcefully, overpowering the opposition by 100 plus votes! It’s nice to see that the NHL voters avoided a temptation of short term memory loss. The voters did not forget Kane, whose Hawks were knocked out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the first round and staying honest to rewarding Kane’s hard-earned trophy.
NBA Draft Features Two Big Names!
Quick Reaction; Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram, who will have the better career? That seems to be the big question leading up to Thursday night’s draft. Why? … Lack of intrigue from other prospects according to the media. So what has it set up? An almost Lebron-Melo reiteration of NBA Draft debate. My wonder; who’s going to be the Darko Milicic… The next bust?
New Anthem For Sunday Night Football
Quick Reaction; Carrie Underwood’s NFL on NBC’s Sunday Night Football theme “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” will be replaced by “Oh, Sunday Night”, a new single from Underwood. The former song lasted ten years and was every autumn’s weekend NFL finale football ‘dinner bell’, but has ran its course since debuting in 2006. “Oh, Sunday Night” will premier on Sept. 11th for the New England Patriots vs. Arizona Cardinals game. However, the song will be leaked by then no doubt. Ask any artist in the music industry today how safe a song is in the technology era we live in. … Thanks, Napster!
COPA Third Place Game: USA vs. Columbia
Quick Reaction; Following the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 4-0 loss to Argentina in the semis it was easy to pick up that the country’s got as much momentum behind the National team as a fat kid on a teeter-totter. It’ll be miraculous if the squad can console their fans on Saturday night in their consolation with Columbia. Columbia beat the U.S. 2-0 in the group stage of the COPA tournament earlier this month.
Derrick Rose Acquired by the New York Knicks from Chicago Bulls
Quick Reaction; NBA’s first big trade bomb-drop was more bang then damage! On the surface it sounds like something big but in reality it’s a belly-flop worth of damage. Really, it should only hurt the Knees–SORRY, SORRY! I mean the Knicks, sorry! New York is desperate for wins but if they’re serious about contending for the Eastern Conference in 2016 they’ll need to find more free-agency napalm!