Pete Blackburn

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Oilers' Andrej Sekera out indefinitely after tearing Achilles during offseason workout

Sekera, 32, missed half of last season while recovering from a torn ACL

Behold, a poor young soul got ruthlessly punked by Old Basketball Man with a slick driveway move

And that was the last time that kid ever played basketball again

Dwight Howard has dreams of evolving into 'his own version' of Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis until age 40

Howard, 32, wants to spend the next decade evolving his game

Ryan Ellis reportedly agrees to a bargain eight-year, $50M extension with Predators

Ellis, 27, taking a team-friendly deal helps the Predators to keep their impressive top-four intact

LOOK: Celtics' Gordon Hayward is now dunking on dudes in the gym during his injury recovery

The Celtics star seems to be healing up quite nicely

LOOK: Vancouver Canucks are bringing back the Flying Skate as a throwback jersey

The team will wear the jersey on a limited basis in 2019-2020

The Hawks granted Carmelo Anthony's wish for his own jersey earning LeBron James' approval

The Hawks have now given Carmelo $28 million AND a free jersey for five days of service

MLB Players' Weekend 2018: Best jersey nicknames for every baseball team

This year's MLB Players' Weekend will be held from August 25-27

MLB Players' Weekend 2018: Here are the best and worst hats and jerseys

For the second straight year, MLB has unveiled special hats and jerseys for Players Weekend

LOOK: Here are NHL teams represented as fictitious companies, complete with logos and slogans

Imagining what each NHL team would look like if it morphed into another company

LOOK: Orlando Magic bring back '90s pinstriped jersey for 30th anniversary

The Magic originally wore the uniform from 1994 to until 1998

Ranking the new NBA jerseys that have been unveiled this offseason: Lakers' uniform game is strong

The Lakers, Nuggets, Hornets and Magic are among the teams that have announced new unis

49ers to honor late Dwight Clark and 'The Catch' with helmet decal, statue outside stadium

Clark passed away in June at the age of 61 following a battle with ALS

Pete Blackburn is from Boston, so there's a good chance you don't like him already. He has been a writer at CBS Sports since 2017 and usually aims to take a humorous and light-hearted approach to the often all-too-serious world of sports media. When not suffering from crippling loneliness, he shares a love-hate relationship with the NHL.

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