Full Game Play

Return to Forum

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
  • StunGunn May 14, 2009
    Sports Legend

    More than any other sport, NHL players seem to lack emotion when being interviewed. Their answers are monotone and they look like robots. Maybe the sport requires men with nerves of steel who aren't rattled under any circumstances, or maybe it's because they do their talking with their fists when they get frustrated or their emotions are heated. They are a different animal than other athletes. Me - I yell, punch the couch, clap, jump up and down. My cat runs for cover. I know, I know. The men in the white suits are going to come for me one day.......

  • TarheelTurtle May 14, 2009
    Sports Legend

    The interviewers don't ask "Why didn't you play your best?" out of fear.

    Leslie Visser once asked Bobby Knight how they won a bball game (Indiana coach at the time), and he replied "We scored more points". God, it was funny.

  • jbrothers513 May 14, 2009
    Towel Boy

    Why is it that when a team loses and the players are asked "What happened on the ice tonight? Their reply is usually "We didn't play our best for the whole game." That's usually obivious. My question is why? Why don't they give their best the whole 60 minutes? And why don't the interviewers ask the same question?

Oldest First
  • ACC: UNC at Pitt

    Tomorrow at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Premier League Soccer: Watford vs. West Ham *Joined in Progress*

    Tomorrow at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Creighton @ Villanova

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on FOX50

  • PGA Golf: The Honda Classic

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NHL: Flyers v. Penguins

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • College Basketball Creighton at Villanova

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

ATP Scoreboard
Friday, Feb. 24
Open 13 (ATP)
Quarterfinals
(3) N. Kyrgios6 6    
N. Gombos3 3    
(2) J. Tsonga6 6    
(7) G. Simon4 1    
(4) L. Pouille4 6 6   
D. Medvedev6 1 4   
(1) G. Monfils77 4 2   
(6) R. Gasquet65 6 6   
 
Delray Beach Open (ATP)
Quarterfinals
D. Young     
S. Darcis     
(3) J. Sock6 77    
(5) S. Johnson4 64    
(1) M. Raonic4 6 6   
(8) K. Edmund6 3 4   
(4) S. Querrey5 4    
(7) J. Del Potro7 4    
 
Rio Open (ATP)
Quarterfinals
(5) A. Ramos-Vino6 6    
N. Kicker2 3    
(2) D. Thiem6 6    
D. Schwartzma2 3    
(4) P. Carreno Bu77 62 1   
A. Dolgopolov64 77 0   
T. Monteiro2 62    
C. Ruud6 77    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Friday, Feb. 24
Dubai Tennis Championship (WTA)
Semifinals
(10) C. Wozniacki6 6    
A. Sevastova3 4    
(1) A. Kerber3 63    
(7) E. Svitolina6 77    
 
Hungarian Ladies Open (WTA)
Quarterfinals
(3) J. Goerges6 7    
(5) Y. Wickmayer1 5    
(8) A. Beck1 1    
C. Witthoeft6 6    
(2) L. Safarova6 7    
A. Sasnovich3 5    
(1) T. Babos6 2 6   
(7) O. Dodin4 6 1