Sidney Crosby named World Cup Most Valuable Player
A banner year for Sidney Crosby continues in being named the World Cup’s Most Valuable Player. Crosby had 10 (3 Goals-7 Assists) points in six games.
Crosby becomes the third player to win the Hart Trophy/Conn Smythe Trophy/WCH MVP.
The other two are Wayne Gretzky (1987) and Bobby Orr (1976).
Canada Wins World Cup
Canada 2 – Europe 1
Brad Marchand scored shorthanded with 43 seconds in regulation to deliver a thrilling 2-1 come from behind victory late in the third period for Team Canada in clinching the World Cup title.
Marchand’s game winning marker came 2:09 after a power play goal from Patrice Bergeron tied the game at 1-1.
Pirates, Cubs battle to MLB’s first tie since 2005
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs played to the first tied game in the Major Leagues since June 30, 2005.
The game was called due to rain and ended 1-1 (six innings). It is the Pirates first tie since the 1988 season.