Antti Raanta hadn’t even gotten to the visiting locker room at the United Center when Blackhawks vice president Al MacIsaac pulled him aside.
The Kansas City Chiefs began the Andy Reid era in 2013 with 9-0 start to a season that ended in the playoffs. Last year the Chiefs started 2-2, finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs.
Hungry for a Cubs' "W' against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Wednesday's National League wild-card game?
An amusing sidelight to training camp was the kicking of Robbie Gould, who missed an uncommon (for him) number of attempts at various times. Not to have worried.
NFL kickers usually don't talk much, let alone compare themselves to arguably the greatest basketball player of all time.