Four-year Oiler Iiro Pakarinen reported heading for KHL

More changes around the margins of the Edmonton Oilers are in the offing this morning, with word from hockey writer Pekka Jalonen of the Finnish sports website Iltalehti that veteran depth forward Iiro Pakarinen is leaving the Edmonton Oilers for the KHL. Pakarinen spent four seasons in the Edmonton organization, splitting each of them between the NHL and AHL. Over those years he played exactly 200 regular season games in North America, two-thirds (134) of them in the NHL. He suffered a couple of nasty injuries along the way on hits, both suffered playing in the trenches. Pakarinen was a pretty classic case of a tweener, or “entry level” player… Read More

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White Sox’ Miguel Gonzalez goes on disabled list

Right-hander Miguel Gonzelez was placed on the 10-day disabled list with right rotator cuff inflammation and will be replaced as the White Sox starter against the Mariners by right-hander Carson Fulmer. Gonzalez’ stay on the DL is retroactive to April 19. The 33-year-old is 0-3 with a 12.41 ERA over three starts this season after re-signing with the White Sox on a one-year, $4.75 million deal as a free agent in January. The Sox purchased the contract of right-hander Chris Beck from Class AAA Charlotte. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-hander Danny Farquhar was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Beck, who has pitched to a 6.38 ERA… Read More

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Former Blue Jays pitcher Danny Farquhar in ‘fight of his life’ after brain hemorrhage in dugout

Danny Farquhar, the Chicago White Sox relief pitcher who collapsed in the dugout during a game Friday night after suffering a brain hemorrhage, underwent an additional procedure to relieve swelling over the weekend and, according to a team official, is “in the fight of his life right now.” This is a 2018 photo of Danny Farquhar of the Chicago White Sox baseball team. White Sox reliever Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during a game and is in stable but critical condition. Farquhar passed out in the dugout in the sixth inning Friday, April 20, 2018, and was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs. He regained consciousness before he… Read More

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This Week In Golf: Landry Wins Valero Texas Open With Steady Play

By Sam McPherson In January, Andrew Landry just missed winning his first PGA Tour event when he lost on the fourth hole of sudden death to Spain’s Jon Rahm at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs, California. On Sunday in San Antonio at the Valero Texas Open, however, Landry made sure there would be no playoff, as he shot a closing-round 68 to finish 17-under par and clinch that elusive first Tour victory. Landry was the only golfer in the tournament to card all four rounds in the 60s on the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course, and as a result, he finished two shots ahead of runners-up Trey Mullinax and… Read More

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This Week In Golf: Landry Wins Valero Texas Open With Steady Play

By Sam McPherson In January, Andrew Landry just missed winning his first PGA Tour event when he lost on the fourth hole of sudden death to Spain’s Jon Rahm at the CareerBuilder Challenge in Palm Springs, California. On Sunday in San Antonio at the Valero Texas Open, however, Landry made sure there would be no playoff, as he shot a closing-round 68 to finish 17-under par and clinch that elusive first Tour victory. Landry was the only golfer in the tournament to card all four rounds in the 60s on the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course, and as a result, he finished two shots ahead of runners-up Trey Mullinax and… Read More

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