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.
It’s not the offseason quite yet, but with the Orioles playing the way they are, no surprise that eyes are turning towards the offseason and the future beyond that. Here’s a little tidbit from FanRag’s Jon Heyman: The Orioles don’t intend to trade Manny Machado this offseason. For Orioles fans, this news inspires the same sort of reaction that you might get if there was a press conference announcing that a previously unknown asteroid will not obliterate life on Earth in two days time. That would absolutely be a good piece of news to receive, but since you weren’t sitting around worrying about the asteroid, the news that it’s not going to kill you won’t affect your plans for three days from now.