Sherbrooke Phoenix’s Justin Gill enjoying breakout season with eyes on NHL again

Fueled by motivation from a down moment, Justin Gill has turned the corner in his junior hockey career. The 19-year-old Sherbrooke Phoenix center has been enjoying a breakout season as one of the QMJHL’s top scorers, sitting second in points (31) and goals (15) through 17 games. After not having his name called at this …

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Nets GM Sean Marks hasn’t talked to Kyrie Irving, does not address Ime Udoka’s candidacy for coaching job

NEW YORK — Six days after suspending Kyrie Irving, Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks said he has not spoken to Irving. “I have talked to his representatives,” Marks said at Barclays Center on Wednesday. Asked for an update on Irving, he said there is “nothing to share” on that front. “At the appropriate time, …

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Blues’ Robert Bortuzzo has survived and thrived to reach 500 NHL games played

We interrupt the regularly-scheduled Blues gloom-and-doom to bring you Robert Bortuzzo. The veteran Blues defenseman played in his 500th NHL game Tuesday in Philadelphia. It’s a nice milestone for any professional hockey, but even more meaningful for an overachiever like Bortuzzo For much of his career, he was never assured of much — be it …

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Wrestling for Latino voters intensifies after Texas’ mixed results

McALLEN, Texas — Whew. That’s the sigh of relief Texas Democrats are expressing after they kept at bay some of the multimillion-dollar Republican push to scoop up once reliably Democratic-voting Latinos in South Texas and sweep three congressional races. The congressional races were seen as tests of what has become conventional wisdom and a GOP …

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No. 10 Ohio State returns to Big Ten play in a set with Michigan State

The No. 10 Ohio State Buckeyes will head to East Lansing, Michigan, for a matchup with Michigan State Thursday. Credit: Zachary Rilley | Photo Editor The No. 10 Ohio State men’s ice hockey team returns to the ice in a two-game set Thursday and Friday at Big Ten foe Michigan State. The Buckeyes (7-2-1, 3-1-0 …

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