The Denver Post on Monday said a sportswriter was no longer an employee of the paper after he tweeted his discomfort with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend. The now-deleted tweet earned him plenty of backlash and perhaps cost him his job. “We apologize for the disrespectful and unacceptable tweet that was sent by one of our reporters,” the Post wrote in a statement Monday.
Packers tight end Martellus Bennett has made it a point to get close to quarterback Aaron Rodgers since signing with Green Bay. Via Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin, Bennett has his own way of communication with his soon-to-be-bestie. Other than that, it’s just conversations,” Bennett said.
When Marc-Andre Fleury takes his seat on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ bench Monday night for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, it will likely mark the beginning of the end of the goaltender’s time with the organization. With the expansion draft on the horizon, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford can only protect one of his netminders.