The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as well as defenseman Dmitri Zaitsev and goalie Adam Morrison. Forward Kevin Elgestal, meanwhile, was returned to his European team on Wednesday. A week into training camp, Washington’s roster now stands at 53—30 forwards, 17 defensemen and 6 goalies. That means 30 more players will be cut or reassigned as the team gets
Since the 2007 season, the NFL has hosted at least one regular season game in London's Wembley Stadium every year. The inaugural game of the International Series as we know it today saw the New York Giants face off against Miami Dolphins in 2007.
The Orioles sent Ubaldo Jimenez to the mound to night for his 104th start for the team since he signed four years ago. It, like so many other starts he has made, did not go well. A second-inning grand slam was enough to put the Orioles in a hole from which they could not recover as the Rays went on to win 8-3. The loss is the 81st of the season for the Orioles, thus guaranteeing they will not post a winning season in 2017. If they want to go 81-81 and avoid a non-losing season, they will have to to run the table and go 7-0 to finish the season. I am going to go out on a limb and say that’s not going to happen, which is sad. Losing seasons are sad. Anyway, back to tonight’s game. Jimenez had himself