Saturday's sports stories

Kendall Baker, author of Sports
Sep 18, 2020 - Sports

Summer of Slovenia

Lake Bled, Slovenia. Photo: Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images

Slovenia is having a sports summer to remember, with four star athletes putting the tiny Central European country in the spotlight.

  • Luka Dončić, the Mavericks' 21-year-old superstar, just became the third-youngest player in history to earn All-NBA first team honors — and had the season ended on time, he would have been the youngest.
Kendall Baker, author of Sports
Sep 18, 2020 - Sports

🏒 The Stanley Cup Final is set

Courtesy: NBC Sports

The NHL returned to play on Aug. 1 with 24 teams. Seven weeks later, only two remain.

  • Three days after the Stars punched their ticket to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final, the Lightning did the same with a 2-1 (OT) win over the Islanders.
  • Tampa Bay is seeking its first Stanley Cup since 2004, while Dallas is seeking its first since 1999.