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NHL Awards

The NHL Awards were presented last night in Las Vegas, and unfortunately, Sidney Crosby came in second for the Hart Trophy as the league’s MVP to Tamp Bay’s Nikita Kucherov. Kucherov scored 128 points on the season to Crosby’s 100. Both players were ousted in the first round of the playoffs. However, Sid still received…

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Penguins Preseason Schedule

The Stanley Cup Finals just ended last week, and now its time to ramp up for the NHL off season. With the NHL Draft starting this Friday and Free Agency beginning on July 1, its already time to look forward to another season of Penguins hockey on Rocky 96.5! The Pens have announced their preseason…

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Mustaine Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Megadeth has had to cancel many of their upcoming shows, because frontman Dave Mustaine has announced he’s been diagnosed with throat cancer. In a post on Instagram, Mustaine said “I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90 percent success rate. Treatment has already begun.”…

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Penguins Trade Maatta

The Penguins made a deal on Saturday night with the Blackhawks, sending D Olli Maatta to Chicago for forward Dominik Kahun and a 5th round pick in this year’s draft. In his rookie season, Kahun recorded 37 points with 13 goals and 24 assists in a top nine role. Maatta will be missed, but a…

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George Thorogood Back on Tour

George Thorogood has announced his 45th Anniversary tour that will stretch from summer 2019 into the fall. The 69 year old is hitting the road once again later this month with his band the Destroyers. And he’s again teaming with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to make a contribution to their cause, donating $1 from…

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Rush to Hit Theaters This Summer

Rush will be on the big screen this summer with Rush: Cinema Strangiato 2019. Debuting August 21, Rush’s new film features performances and backstage footage form their 2015 40th Anniversary Tour. But the film will only be in theaters for one day, August 21. Since Neil Peart retired due to health concerns in August 2015,…

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New Yes Documentary

Yes’ 50th Anniversary tour starts tomorrow, and the band has released a new documentary on YouTube to celebrate their golden anniversary. The 38-minute film titled Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow features live scenes of their current line up, as well as contributions from past members and collaborators. The tour kicks off June 12 in Bethlehem, PA.

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Toronto Wins State Title

Congratulations to the Toronto Red Knights on winning the Ohio Division IV State Championship in Baseball! This is the second all-time title for the Red Knights, winning their first 21 years ago in 1998. Toronto defeated Hillsdale on Sunday 3-1 at Canal Park in Akron. Congratulations, Toronto!

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New INXS Documentary

A new documentary about late INXS singer Michael Hutchence is coming on July 4. Hutchence, who died at the age of 37 when he took his own life, will be the subject of the documentary “Mystify” from director Richard Lowenstein who directed most of INXS’ music videos. There will also be a soundtrack album released…

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Skid Row to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Sebastian Bach announced that Skid Row will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of their debut album this year by playing their self-titled first LP in its entirety on their tour this year. Skid Row will perform the album Skid Row this fall at all of their concert dates, including shows in September in Cleveland, Columbus, and…