Luke James

National League: step two suspended after coronavirus vote

Update (22/01/2021): The National League North and South have been suspended for two weeks after a majority of clubs backed ‘option three’.  The National League season is in doubt after more than a dozen clubs announced their support for suspending the 2020/21 campaign. The National League Board is expected to...
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Posted Jan. 22, 2021

Lake Tahoe to host back-to-back outdoor NHL games

Two National Hockey League (NHL) games will be played along the southern shore of North America’s largest alpine lake next month. The NHL Outdoors at Lake Tahoe will showcase a match between the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights on February 20. A day later, the Boston Bruins and...
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Posted Jan. 19, 2021

Three things we learned from the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships

Thanks to a shutout performance by Spencer Knight, Team USA upset Canada 2-0 in the final of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships earlier this week. The tournament, held behind-closed-doors in Canada, marks another milestone for several NHL draftees – each with a bright future ahead of them. The final,...
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Posted Jan. 11, 2021

Can Greg Vanney bring back LA Galaxy’s glory days?

Amid mounting speculation, Greg Vanney was unveiled as the LA Galaxy’s new head coach earlier this week. The former-USMNT defender, who made 193 league appearances for the Galaxy, replaces Guillermo Barros Schelotto at Dignity Health Sports Park. Vanney’s appointment ends three months of interim management in Los Angeles, marking the...
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Posted Jan. 9, 2021

Ones to Watch: is Mikko Lehtonen set for a break-out year in Toronto?

‘Ones to Watch’ is a limited series about sportspeople who Boar Sport writers expect to enjoy success in 2021. In our second article, Luke James picks-out six prospective ice hockey stars. Last month, I wrote about ice hockey’s sluggish recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Although the National Hockey League (NHL)...
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Posted Dec. 31, 2020

Ones to Watch: the future looks bright for the USMNT

‘Ones to Watch’ is a limited series about young sportspeople that Boar Sport writers expect to enjoy success in 2021. In our first article, Luke James identifies three footballers who will be hoping to compete at the Qatar World Cup. The postponement of EURO 2020 has created an unprecedented time...
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Posted Dec. 30, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo signs most lucrative deal in NBA history

Basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has signed a contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth a reported $228.2m (£170.1m) – the most lucrative deal in NBA history. Antetokounmpo, twice named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, has agreed a five-year deal with the Wisconsin team, which will see him stay with the Bucks...
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Posted Dec. 21, 2020