Feb 27, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 27

Here’s the daily roundup for today: When the Carolina Hurricanes lost two goaltenders during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Zamboni driver David Ayres stepped in as the emergency goalie and got the win. He shared his story with The New York Times’ Victor Mather. As Tony Romo may be set to open sports [...]

Feb 26, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 26

Here is your daily roundup of sports news: After 28 years and five grand slams, Maria Sharapova announced her retirement from tennis in an essay published in Vanity Fair. Just hours after eulogizing Gigi and Kobe Bryant, Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu made NCAA history when she became the first player to ever have career totals of 2,000 [...]

Feb 25, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 25

Here is today’s daily roundup: Over the weekend, Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin became the 7th player in NHL history to score 700 goals. The Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga considers whether the feat is better than Wayne Gretzky’s record-894. FIFA hired an American financial advisory firm to help secure $1 billion dollars it will require for [...]

Feb 24, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 24

Here is the daily roundup for 2/24: Although Gigi Bryant never got to play for UConn or in the WNBA, the Mambacita’s impact and influence in women’s basketball was uniquely like none other. Bleacher Report’s Mirin Fader wrote about the Mambacita’s legacy. In the wake of his best friend’s death, Lakers’ general manager Rob Pelinka, [...]

Feb 20, 2020

Daily Roundup: Feb. 21

Finish your week with a helping of women’s sports news: SB Nation’s women’s basketball site Swish Appeal makes the case that more WNBA alumni should hold leadership positions in the league. The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum celebrates the legacy of the leagues’ women players. Black players in the NWSL told All for XI that the [...]