A fond farewell to Vin Scully

Oh no, not again. Anyone with grandparents knows the familiar situation where the generation gap becomes a little too wide, and the senior member of the conversation brings up those four words that usually result in a heavy eye roll. “Back in my day.” Yes, there is something to be learned about the past, and how we as humanity have gotten to where we have. But after about...
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September 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Texas A&M coach, ex-Texas Tech QB Tom Wilson dies

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) Former Texas A&M football coach Tom Wilson has died. The school announced Wilson died Wednesday in Corsicana after battling cancer. He was 72. An official with Griffin-Roughton (ROW'-ton) Funeral Home in Corsicana, Billy Roughton, said Thursday that Wilson died at home with family at his side. Wilson was Texas Tech's quarterback from 1964-1965, going...
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August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Tom Wilson wreaks havoc all over ice, goes knee-to-knee with Sheary

The book on the Penguins has always been to get inside their head with physicality. Enter Capitals forward Tom Wilson who may be just the person to disrupt the Pens. Whether what he does is legal on the ice is a completely different story.  Here is Wilson making fun of the Penguins for “turtling” when hits were coming their way. He also got into a wrestling match with Evgeni...
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April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Should Capitals’ Tom Wilson Be Suspended For This Knee-On-Knee Hit?

Tom Wilson is known for dishing out big — and often borderline — hits, and this particular one might earn him a call from the league office. As the Washington Capitals winger skated toward the bench during Thursday night’s Game 1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, he veered toward Penguins winger Conor Sheary and dropped the UMass product with a knee-on-knee hit. Though...
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Wilson rattles lid of Bellemare with hit

Watch as Tom Wilson throttles Pierre-Édouard Bellemare with a big hit along the boards.
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bruins McQuaid battle it out with Caps' Tom Wilson

Back in preseason, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid dropped the gloves with Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie, a player known much more for his goal-scoring prowess and shootout skills than for his ability to drop the gloves.  The Bruins and Capitals met again Saturday night at TD Garden, and this time around, McQuaid picked on someone his own size. With time winding down in...
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zac Rinaldo lays out Tom Wilson with a big hit

When the name Zac Rinaldo is evoked around the NHL, you are bound to get more than a few snide remarks about the player. He isn’t known as one of the most skilled players in the league, but he sure as heck knows what his job is on the Bruins. The job you may ask? Hitting people and knocking them on their butt. The video below shows him accomplishing his goal. I am sure for...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Biff Tannen: The Cubs Are Going to Win

When the Chicago Cubs backed into the Playoffs last weekend and ended their seven-year postseason drought, it did nothing but add more mystique to the “Back to the Future II” prognostication that the team is going to win the World Series. We’ve all heard it. Thursday, actor/comedian Tom Wilson (with DeLorean in tow), was on WGN and predicted a Cubs victory. And we’ve got...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

‘You Know What?’ Washington Capitals Tom Wilson is a Class Act off the ice

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals skates during the second period of the Capitals game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 16, 2015 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) Everyone has phrases they use when speaking to buy a little time to think, but Washington Capitals Tom Wilson’s is particularly fitting of his...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

DMV: Tom Wilson’s Not So Tough

Eight-year-old got to skate with the Caps and KO Tom Wilson. [RMNB] For a look at Wilson’s true fight skills, see him vs. Toronto. [RMNB] Caps lost in the shootout to Buffalo, which isn’t good. [Japers' Rink] Ryan Miller made a ridiculous super-save in the process. [For The Win] Skins personnel man Morocco Brown is up for the Bucs GM job. [TWT] Kyle Shanahan interviewed for Dolphins...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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