Doug Hirdle

Doug Hirdle

Doug is a passionate sports fan and has written extensively about breaking sports stories. Whether writing about hockey or American football, he will always give you the best highlights.

  • Bad Keselowski takes the checkered flag at the Coca-Cola 600

    Bad Keselowski takes the checkered flag at the Coca-Cola 600

    May 26, 2020
    The start of the Coca-Cola 600 was one that Brad Keselowski would have liked to see different, but as he weaved his way through the pack to the front at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, those feelings changed. Keselowski, who is on a one-year contract with Penske Racing, and his team opted not to pit during ...
  • Basketball Hall of Fame coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

    Basketball Hall of Fame coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

    May 25, 2020
    After finally being inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, famed basketball coach Eddie Sutton who took Arkansas, Creighton, Oklahoma State, and Kentucky to the NCAA Tournament passed away; he was 84. After his passing was announced, his family released a statement saying his passing was on natural causes and took place at ...
  • Carlos Sainz Jr Signs with Ferrari, Daniel Ricciardo with McLaren

    Carlos Sainz Jr Signs with Ferrari, Daniel Ricciardo with McLaren

    May 15, 2020
    Ferrari has announced it has signed Carlos Sainz Jr to a two year deal, while McLaren has announced the signing of Daniel Ricciardo .As the Formula One season sites on the sidelines while waiting for its season to get the approval to once against start racing, Ferrari announced on Thursday that it has signed Carlos ...
  • IndyCar Given Green Flag to Start Racing on  the 6th of June

    IndyCar Given Green Flag to Start Racing on the 6th of June

    May 9, 2020
    IndyCar has been told it can begin its season on the 6th of June at the Texas Motor Speedway, however the nighttime race it will be without fans. The race, which was the first inline that had not been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be a learning experience for most teams as they ...
  • U.F.C. Will Return to Action Next Month with Scheduled Events in Florida Next Month

    U.F.C. Will Return to Action Next Month with Scheduled Events in Florida Next Month

    April 26, 2020
    Ultimate Fighting Championship president, Dana White announced that the U.F.C. will be holding no less than three events in May in the state of Florida after receiving permission from elected officials and state regulators. The three events will be the first for the U.F.C. after the shutdown relating to COVID-19. The scheduled events are set ...
  • NASCAR faced With Having to Decide When to Restart Racing Season

    NASCAR faced With Having to Decide When to Restart Racing Season

    April 25, 2020
    While fans of NASCAR have had to satisfy themselves with watching virtual races during the global pandemic, for the financial well-being of the sport and the mental health of the organization, NASCAR needs to see things getting back to normal. The reality is, professional racing series are simply not designed to experience extended shutdowns. It ...
  • Chip Ganassi Racing Fired Kyle Larson

    Chip Ganassi Racing Fired Kyle Larson

    April 18, 2020
    Kyle Larson has been fired as a result of racially unacceptable language during a virtual race live stream. Initially suspended by Ganassi Racing, it quickly became apparent that the team owner was being put into the decision of wither parting ways with Larson and terminating his contract or lose all his sponsors. Those sponsors include ...
  • UFC 249 Cancelled Amid Concerns over COVID-19 Pandemic

    UFC 249 Cancelled Amid Concerns over COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 10, 2020
    After a confident Dana White insisted that UFC 249 would be a go, on the 18th of April, he did a complete twist and called off the event citing concerns over a lack of venue and the COVID-19 pandemic. White maintained that UFC 249 would carry on as scheduled as recently as this Wednesday, however, ...
  • Canadian Grand Prix Cancelled over COVID-19 Pandemic

    Canadian Grand Prix Cancelled over COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 7, 2020
    Formula One has announced that the Canadian Grand Prix will be the latest race in its schedule to be postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The race, based on Montreal, was slated to run from June 12th to the 14th but will now hopefully be rescheduled for later this year. Canadian Grand Prix ...
  • U.S. Open Postponed – Wimbledon Status in the Air

    U.S. Open Postponed – Wimbledon Status in the Air

    March 29, 2020
    As the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant in the United States, the U.S. Open is another major sports event that has been postponed and will be looking to reschedule at a later day according to Bob Weeks, a journalist with the New York Post. The article in the Post said that the Winged Foot ...