2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs ratings off to historic start with ESPN, Turner

The first round of 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs has proved historic for ESPN and Turner Sports, with ratings for TNT and TBS the highest since the advent of cable television. Games broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2, TNT and TBS averaged 768,000 viewers, a 58 percent increase from last season on NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network. Turner … Read more

Round 2 area baseball preview | High School Sports News

There were 14 area schools that started Tuesday’s North Carolina High School Athletic Association baseball tournament, but a tough night whittled that number down to six for Round 2. The Big Four – North Lincoln, Fred T. Foard, St. Stephens and East Lincoln – who struggled all season in the Western Foothills 3A Conference, won … Read more

Domingue boosts Penguins off bench in Game 1 win against Rangers

NEW YORK — Louis Domingue was hungry between the first and second overtime on Tuesday, so the Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender found some food in the locker room originally set aside for injury time. “Spicy pork and broccoli,” Domingue said. “Not good.” It certainly doesn’t seem like the best meal for a goaltender who, minutes … Read more

3 Keys: Predators at Avalanche, Game 1 of Western First Round

(WC2) Predators at (1C) avalanche Western Conference First Round Game 1 9:30 p.m. ET; ESPN, SN360 (JIP), SNE, TVAS, ALT, BSSO Roman Josi the Nashville Predators and Kal Makar of the Colorado Avalanche – each a top contender for the Norris Trophy – will face off in Game 1 of the first round of the … Read more