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Al Arbour Won Without Being a Tyrant

Allan Muir, Sports Illustrated

Top 10 Longest Suspensions in Sports

JC Sites, RealClearSports

He Flies on Skates, Stays Grounded

Jason Mackey, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Kane Case Could Drag on for Months

Michael McCann, Sports Illustrated

Al Arbour earned his longevity via the coaching acumen he absorbed along the way from men like Scotty Bowman and Joe Crozier and Punch Imlach. He was a brilliant defensive tacticia...(full article)

Ah, the suspension: the classic grade school punishment for serious disobedience. Fitting, then, that when pro athletes — sometimes astonishingly childish and immature — break ...(full article)

Sidney Crosby parks his Chevy Tahoe outside of the Hilton Garden Inn and jumps out. While talking about how dynamic he thinks the Steelers offense will be, he volunteers to help un...(full article)

The future of Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane rests in the hands of the Hamburg (NY) Police Department, which has launched an investigation into allegations that the 26-...(full article)

The NHL, like other professional sports leagues, has become mired in controversy over domestic violence and sexual assault without taking a strong stand. Much of this league detach...(full article)

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