The Stanley Cup is the goal every NHL team strives for at the beginning of the season. However, the revered trophy is treated on the same level when it’s being carried around by the winning team’s members in the offseason. Here are some of the travels the Cup went on with the Detroit Red Wings last summer.
Perhaps you missed it, but the 25th anniversary of the famous rant delivered by Lee Elia when he was manager of the Chicago Cubs was April 29. It was on that day when Elia’s frustration tolerance level was exceeded, and he went on an expletive-filled tirade about how badly he thought the fans were treating his team.
Each spring, the Chicago Bulls host a gala charity fundraiser to benefit underprivileged children and others in the local community. This year, the team hosted the 19th annual FestaBulls dinner and auction on their home court at the United Center in downtown Chicago. As usual, a capacity crowd of more than 500 fans attended the event, which raised approximately $175,000 for the team’s affiliate, CharitaBulls.