Jason Bittel, The Washington Post Published 7:57 am PDT, Friday, June 14, 2019 Jeannine Fleegle, left, a state wildlife biologist, and Helen Schlemmer, a wildlife biologist aide, analyze deer heads provided by a Carnegie, Pa., deer processor during the state's annual rifle hunting season. Jeannine Fleegle, left, a state wildlife biologist, and Helen Schlemmer, a wildlife biologist aide, analyze deer heads provided by a Carnegie, Pa., deer processor during the state's annual rifle hunting season. Photo: Jason Bittel. Photo: Jason Bittel. Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Jeannine Fleegle, left, a state wildlife biologist, and Helen Schlemmer, a wildlife biologist aide, analyze deer heads provided by a Carnegie, Pa., deer processor during the state's annual rifle hunting … [Read more...] about A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
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Helene St. James Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Jun 9, 2019 The Detroit Red Wings had quantity on their side at the 2017 entry draft, making 11 selections over seven rounds. As for quality, the selections yielded one of the top defense prospects in the organization and a big forward who could develop into a net-front goalscorer. The Wings had six selections through the first three rounds. Four of them were in the third round, thanks to trades involving Thomas Vanek, Brendan Smith and Tomas Jurco, as well as compensation from Toronto for hiring Mike Babcock. This is the fourth in a series examining the Wings’ last five drafts leading up to the 2019 event June 21-22 in Vancouver, British Columbia. More: 2014 draft review: One home run and several strikes 2015 draft review: Wings have a question mark, many misses 2016 draft review: Promising defensemen, goalie of future F Michael Rasmussen Drafted: Ninth. Draft year: 32 goals, 23 assists in 50 games … [Read more...] about Detroit Red Wings draft review: Some quality choices in 2017
The duck boats have barely cooled their engines, and all of the Gronk Tide-Pods-and-beer shrapnel is still being cleaned from the gutters of Boylston Street. The latest Boston sports championship parade is barely 24 hours in the past, and yet all I keep thinking about this morning is when we might have the next one — and whether something even grander than a mere championship might be achievable. Pardon the greed, all of you citizens of sad-sack sports cities (which means every other one of you right now, especially you, New York). This is about us, because it’s usually about us. This is how we roll — through the heart of the city, on some sweet amphibious vehicles, on a route and with a routine that is as familiar as the image of confetti falling on Tom Brady’s handsome head. I’d tell you to get used to it, but you already are. Give up and go buy a Still Here t-shirt already. Boston’s primary professional sports franchises have won a dozen … [Read more...] about After Red Sox and Patriots, do we dare dream of a championship ‘Slam’?
Ted Kulfan The Detroit News Published 3:01 PM EST Nov 30, 2018 Detroit – The TD Garden is a great place to watch a hockey game. Boston fans are among the best in the NHL and the Bruins are always competitive. But for the Red Wings, it’s become a house of horrors. The Wings have lost 11 consecutive games in Boston if you count the 2014 playoffs – nine straight in the regular season. Saturday, the Wings get another chance to stop that unpleasant streak. “You’re aware of it,” forward Dylan Larkin said Friday. “We never seem to put it together in Boston. There have been games we’ve been close. “But we need to find a way.” This time, the Wings could have some confidence and momentum on their side. They defeated the Bruins on Nov. 21 at Little Caesars Arena, 3-2 in overtime, ending a seven-game Boston win streak over the Wings overall. “I don’t think it has an effect mentally,” said coach Jeff Blashill of … [Read more...] about Red Wings ‘need to find a way’ to end long skid in Boston
Helene St. James Detroit Free Press Published 10:41 PM EST Nov 21, 2018 Once again, Jimmy Howard had to make up for a slow start by his Detroit Red Wings teammates. Once again, the Wings went past regulation. Once again, they won. Their Thanksgiving eve match at Little Caesars Arena against the Boston Bruins followed a season trend as the Wings had to overcome deficits. Tyler Bertuzzi and Andreas Athanasiou each delivered tying goals, and pushed the Wings into overtime for the fifth time in the last seven games. Athanasiou scored 49 seconds into overtime for a 3-2 final. The Wings are 9-2 their last 11 games and sit above .500 for the first time this season. Howard busy For a team missing its leading scorer in Bergeron (26 points in 19 games) and several defenseman including Zdeno Chara because of injuries, the Bruins didn’t have any problems gaining Detroit’s zone and testing Jimmy Howard. David Pastrnak got a shot on net from the top of the right … [Read more...] about Detroit Red Wings overcome deficit to beat Bruins in OT, 3-2