Daily Roundup: June 14

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: What a night for the Raptors. They defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena to bring the title to Canada for the first time, writes The Toronto Star‘s Doug Smith. Former Maryland football player Jordan McNair’s father Marty McNair and new Maryland coach Mike Locksley both endured the tragic deaths of their sons. Now, even as a

Daily Roundup: June 13

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Stanley met Gloria on Wednesday night in TD Garden, and for Blues fans everywhere it’s a match made in hockey heaven. The wait is over, the curse lifted. After more than a half-century of futility, the Blues are Stanley Cup champions by virtue of their 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 7, writes the St. Louis Post-Dispatch‘s Jim Thomas. Philadelphia Phillies outfield

Daily Roundup: June 12

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: With seven teams potentially facing 100-loss seasons, MLB needs to do more to improve competition, writes The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. When Zdeno Chara speaks, the Bruins listen. “Well, he still talks. You’ve just got to pay attention a little more, because he can’t open his mouth.” Sports Illustrated’s Alex Prewitt on the Bruins captain, who gunning for another Stanley

Daily Roundup: June 6

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: Le Anne Schreiber, who was the first female sports editor at a major American daily newspaper (New York Times in 1978), passed away Friday at the age of 73, USA Today reports. It was the game the Raptors had to have and they did everything possible to make sure it happened. The 123-109 final was as dominant a win as we have seen in the series thus far and it earned the Raptors a 2-1

Daily Roundup: June 5

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: ESPN’s Bonnie Ford bids a fond farewell to the ‘Bullring’ at the French Open, where “even modestly sized gladiators seem larger than life.” New B1G commissioner Kevin Warren embraces challenges ahead and sees an opportunity to leave a legacy, writes the Detroit Free Press’ Chris Solari. From securing thousands of shirts to printing team slogans on them to get

Daily Roundup: June 4

Here’s a recap of the latest sports news: When they speak honestly, people in Mike Elias’ job running Major League Baseball draft rooms will admonish drafting for need the way the first-year Orioles’ executive vice president/general manager did Monday, writes The Baltimore Sun’s Jon Meoli after the Orioles selected catcher Adley Rutschman with the first-overall pick. Chants of “We Want The Cup” casc