“A good fit in terms of the skillset that has made him into one of the best players of his generation and still allows him to be a successful and effective player,” Dubas said. “What he’s going to bring to the locker room in terms of his attitude and his mindset each day, especially as we’re continuing to grow as a group, that’ll be a very important addition to us and something we’ve tried to focus on.” … [Read more...] about Beloved San Jose Sharks Icon Joe Thornton Discussed Move To Toronto With Joe Montana
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NASCAR is hoping to find a window that’s long enough to complete at least half of the scheduled 334 laps to make it an official race. However, with the forecast calling for wet conditions through Wednesday, the series is now faced with the prospect of having to postpone the race until next week so that the teams can get to Martinsville in time for Sunday’s Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia, which is the last event before the season finale in Phoenix on Nov. 8. … [Read more...] about NASCAR’s Texas Cup Series playoff race delayed for rain. What happens now?
Busch said drivers are going to have to figure it out both during and before the race when their teams will need to come up with new simulation programs to prepare them. He wouldn’t be surprised to see teams bring in ringers for the event. He also expects Clint Bowyer, who does late-model dirt racing on the side, to do well and said former teammate and current World of Outlaws driver Kyle Larson would be one to watch if he returns to the series next year after being suspended in April for using a racial slur. … [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