Robertson destined to join Maple Leafs, play for Babcock

Robertson destined to join Maple Leafs, play for Babcock

TORONTO — Nicholas Robertson was perhaps destined to play for the Toronto Maple Leafs.Long before the 17-year-old forward was selected by the Maple Leafs in the second round (No. 53) of the 2019 NHL Draft, he was trick-or-treating one Halloween in Northville, Michigan, where his family moved after he was born in Arcadia, California. It…

Provorov, Konecny in contract talks with Flyers

Provorov, Konecny in contract talks with Flyers

Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny continue to negotiate contracts with the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Chuck Fletcher said Friday.Signing the two restricted free agents are the remaining items on Fletcher’s offseason to-do list.”That’s the biggest challenge we have right now,” Fletcher said. “Looking at a lot of teams around the League, it looks like there’s…

Fabbri agrees to terms on one-year contract with Blues

Fabbri agrees to terms on one-year contract with Blues

Robby Fabbri agreed to terms on a one-year, $900,000 contract with the St. Louis Blues on Friday.The 23-year-old forward, who was a restricted free agent, had six points (two goals, four assists) in 32 regular-season games with the Blues last season and one goal in 10 Stanley Cup Playoff games to help St. Louis win…

Binnington’s day with Cup starts with parade in hometown

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — Jordan Binnington left his hometown for St. Louis Blues training camp in September as the No. 4 goalie on the depth chart.Ten months later, he returned home on top of the hockey world, a local kid done good whose perseverance to never give up was embraced by an entire community.There Binnington…

Matt Nagy excited for Bears to be in prime position

Matt Nagy excited for Bears to be in prime position

In prime time with all the world watching, the Chicago Bears will kick off the NFL’s 100th season against the rival Green Bay Packers. The NFL’s annual Thursday Night Kickoff will not only start the centennial season, but one in which the Bears will play a league-high five prime time contests. And Bears coach Matt…

Eric Weddle calls Rams CBs ‘best I’ve ever played with’

Eric Weddle calls Rams CBs ‘best I’ve ever played with’

Through a thus-far 12-year career that boasts a cavalcade of individual accolades and memorable moments, free safety Eric Weddle has lined up alongside a number of stellar teammates. Entering his lucky 13th season, Weddle believes he’ll be playing next to the best of the best in not only the defensive backfield but all of the…

Could 49ers’ Kittle be Gronk 2.0? Jimmy G thinks so

Could 49ers’ Kittle be Gronk 2.0? Jimmy G thinks so

Claiming to see similarities between a 6-foot-6, 260-pound force of nature and any other person on Earth sounds like a task only possible on MythBusters, but Jimmy Garoppolo believes he’s seen enough to offer an interesting take. In a recent interview with Vinnie Iyer of Sporting News, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback was asked to…

Raiders guard Richie Incognito suspended two games

The NFL has suspended Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for violating the personal conduct policy, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. The discipline is the result of Incognito’s role in an April incident at an Arizona funeral home following his father’s death. Incognito was arrested and subsequently plead guilty to disorderly conduct. The embattled…

JonBenét Ramsey’s former photographer indicted on child porn charges

JonBenét Ramsey’s former photographer indicted on child porn charges

A former photographer of slain 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey has been indicted in Oregon on child pornography charges following a year-long investigation.Randall DeWitt Simons, 66, was arrested July 2 in Springfield, Ore., according to reports.The grand jury indictment charges Simons with 15 counts of second-degree encouraging child sex abuse.JONBENET RAMSEY DOC WILL ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO COME FORWARD…