Morning Skate 310: What's wrong with Ovi?

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Morning Skate 310: What's wrong with Ovi?

A nice piece by the Washington Post looking at Alex Ovechkin and what is wrong with the Russian superstar in a lackluster season for the Capitals and the individual.

A Q&A with new Senators goaltender Ben Bishop as the big man on campus thats strolled onto the scene to rescue Ottawa with Craig Anderson on the shelf after cutting his fingers.

The polarizing and complicated world of Brian Burke, who talks about needing security guards when he goes to junior hockey games.

Sidney Crosby has been ruled out of Sundays game against the Bruins, and Yahoo! Sports says that he needs to get a few more vigorous practices under his belt.

Cory Schneider tells the Vancouver Sun that eliminating the trapezoid behind the net would be a major faux pas by the NHL.

Buffalo is having some serious issues scoring on the road.

For something completely different: The Reality Show Fantasy League focuses on the weeks activity in trashy reality theatre.

Shaughnessy: Still think Wizards are going to be trouble for the Celtics

Shaughnessy: Still think Wizards are going to be trouble for the Celtics

Felger, Maxwell, Shaughnessy, and Blakely give their predictions for the rest of the Celtics-Wizards series.

Red Sox take weekend series against Cubs with 6-2 victory

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Red Sox take weekend series against Cubs with 6-2 victory

BOSTON - Marco Hernandez scored the go-ahead run on Pedro Strop's wild pitch in Boston's four-run eighth inning, helping the Red Sox beat the sloppy Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Sunday night.

The Red Sox took two of three in the lively weekend series that featured a strong showing for Cubs fans, chants in support of each side and the World Series trophies that ended long title droughts for the once-frustrated franchises.

Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer for Boston, and the Red Sox got two more runs on shortstop Addison Russell's throwing error in the eighth.

Kris Bryant hit a solo homer for Chicago, extending his hitting streak to 11 games. The Cubs closed a nine-game road trip at 5-4.