In a scenario destined to be awkward, All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen appeared at PirateFest on Saturday amid rumors that he was nearly traded to the Washington Nationals during the Winter Meetings. Always a professional, McCutchen fulfilled the duties asked and expected of him. McCutchen, for his part, didn’t shy away from addressing the situation.
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Max Pacioretty got off to a slow start. • Former NHL player Kevin Stevens entered a plea of guilty to conspiracy to sell Oxycodone in a Boston court.
Over a decade after he rose to national prominence as a dominant college player at the University of Florida, and nearly 10 years after he was drafted into the NBA, we finally have the most accurate portrayal of Joakim Noah’s infamous shooting “stroke.”