NHL draft 2017: First-round picks, scouting reports

NHL draft 2017: First-round picks, scouting reports

CLOSE The real star of the expansion draft wasn’t Marc-Andre Fleury or James Neal, it was George McPhee. The general manager’s draft has set Vegas up to be contenders sooner rather than later. USA TODAY Sports Miro Heiskanen poses for photos after being...
Arizona’s Kobi Simmons goes undrafted

Arizona’s Kobi Simmons goes undrafted

Arizona Wildcats guard Kobi Simmons (2) is entering the NBA draft after one season in Tucson.(Photo: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports) Editor’s note: We’ve updated this story following the 2017 NBA draft. Kobi Simmons and Chance Comanche went not selecting...
Matilda Grace, the bulldog of Matthew and DeAnna Spott

Matilda Grace, the bulldog of Matthew and DeAnna Spott

None Matthew Spott and his wife described their dog, Matilda, as a member of the family. She often participated in family outings and even attended the Spotts’ wedding. Matthew Spott/Special for The Republic Source...
Rattlers ready to get it right

Rattlers ready to get it right

Not many Rattlers players returned from last year’s team that lost the ArenaBowl to Philadelphia, but for those who did, they want to get it right.            Source...