Thornton signed a one-year contract for the league minimum of $700,000 on Friday, joining a list of veterans coming to the Maple Leafs in free agency that already included winger Wayne Simmonds, defenseman T.J. Brodie and fellow blue-liner Zach Bogosian as the team looks to complement a young, talented core that hasn’t come close to reaching its potential. … [Read more...] about Beloved San Jose Sharks Icon Joe Thornton Discussed Move To Toronto With Joe Montana
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“NASCAR likely will do everything possible to get the race in at Texas without having to return next week prior to the scheduled Nov. 8 championship race at Phoenix. Depending on the logistics and the amount of broadcasting and officiating equipment at Texas that was planned to be used for Martinsville this coming weekend, NASCAR potentially could alter its Martinsville schedule,” Fox Sports NASCAR reporter Bob Pockrass told Fox News Autos. … [Read more...] about NASCAR’s Texas Cup Series playoff race delayed for rain. What happens now?
Busch still needs some of those this year if he’s going to make it all the way to the championship race. The Las Vegas win punched his ticket to the round of eight, but he is ninth in the overall standings and says his plan is to go aggressive and hard the next two races at Talladega and Charlotte to get points no matter what. … [Read more...] about Kurt Busch says NASCAR Cup Series cars will ‘cook the dirt’ at Bristol Motor Speedway
In other moves, NASCAR has dropped Chicagoland and Kentucky from the schedule, while adding the Road America and Circuit of the Americas courses in Wisconsin and Texas. It’s also ending the Brickyard 400 after 27 races and switching to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway infield road course for a doubleheader weekend with the Indycar series on Aug. 15. … [Read more...] about NASCAR Cup Series adds Bristol dirt race in major schedule shakeup
Clint Bowyer was in first place when the race was suspended, ahead of Jimmie Johnson and Erik Jones, while championship contenders Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. and Chase Elliott will take the restart in fourth through sixth positions. … [Read more...] about Rain pushes NASCAR Texas Cup Series playoff race to Tuesday