Of course, the big story heading into Saturday's game between the Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center is the pregame ceremony where the iconic No. 9 worn by Stars franchise player Mike Modano will be raised to the AAC rafters.
The NFL's 2014 Shopping Season is here. March 8 marks the opening of teams' chances to talk with agents for free agents and March 11 is when they can be signed, sealed and delivered to their teams. The Dallas Cowboys, due to their much-ballyhooed tie to "Cap Hell,'' have no financial way to be involved in any of this, right?
My career has allowed me to be on the sidelines for some of the most exciting moments in sports. I've been blessed to stand near the epicenter of a multitude of championships. But all of them pale when compared to the title I witnessed last weekend. That's because Saturday night was the first time a sporting event made me cry. Actually, cry may be an understatement; I bawled like a baby.