COLUMBUS, Ohio — The way Mikhail Sergachev celebrated his first NHL goal Thursday night, you would think he had done this for years.
While Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov grab the headlines, don't sleep on their linemate, Vladislav Namestnikov. Namestnikov is far from a third wheel, with eight points in eight games. "He might not have the names the other two have, but he's as pivotal and vital to that line as the others," coach Jon Cooper said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lightning wing J.T. Brown's decision to stop his anthem protest began to take shape just a few days after he raised his right fist before the Oct. 7 game against the Panthers in Sunrise.
Duke has been tabbed the preseason No. 1 for the second straight season in the coaches' basketball poll, released Thursday.
TAMPA — Bucs QB Jameis Winston still wasn't throwing at practice Thursday, but he'll test his injured shoulder today as Tampa Bay keeps its options open for Sunday's game at Buffalo.