Kevin Allen,

Kevin Allen

McLean, VA, United States

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  • Tallahassee Democrat
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  • Naples Daily News
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  • Commercial Appeal
  • The Shreveport Times
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Past articles by Kevin:

Allen: Getting to Know Preds Head Coach John Hynes

John Hynes leaves no path unexplored when it comes to winning, even to the point that he once asked a Canadian icon to give an inspirational speech to his U.S. National Team before the Bronze Medal Game at the 2008 Under-18 World Championship. → Read More

Greatest college football player of all-time: Voting continues! Dorsett, O.J., Payton up this week

This is the second week of USA TODAY Sports’ quest to determine the best college football player of all-time. We need your help with the voting. → Read More

Greatest college football player of all-time? Voting starts today!

This is the opening week of USA TODAY Sports’ quest to determine the best college football player of all-time. We need your help with the voting. → Read More

XFL reveals its eight teams for the 2020 season

The fledgling XFL, scheduled to begin play in February 2020, announced its eight teams Wednesday, including a franchise in the nation’s capital. → Read More

Justin Fields has 'something to prove' after being named starting quarterback for Ohio State

Justin Fields will take the first snap of the season for Ohio State after the sophomore was named the starting quarterback ahead of Gunner Hoak. → Read More

Greg Johnson, who played for Nashville Predators and three other NHL teams, dies at 48

Greg Johnson, 48, was taken by the Nashville Predators in the expansion draft and was their captain from 2002-06. → Read More

Intriguing unrestricted free agents remain out there

Defenseman Jake Gardiner is an accomplished defenseman and Marcus Johansson and Patrick Maroon played in the Stanley Cup Final. → Read More

NHL free agency: Top 25 available free agents

NHL free agency opens Monday. Here are 25 of the best available free agents → Read More

AAF investor Tom Dundon seeks $70 million back, claims misrepresentation in bankruptcy filing

Tom Dundon shuttered the Alliance of American Football in April and is now seeking to recoup his $70 million investment in the league. → Read More

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round

The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks. → Read More

NHL draft will have American flavor: Five U.S. players could go in top 10

Jack Hughes, Cole Caufield and Alex Turcotte could go in the first five picks of the NHL draft and five to seven could go in the first 12 picks. → Read More

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here

Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins: → Read More

Laila Anderson, 11-year-old St. Louis Blues superfan, joins team in Stanley Cup celebration

Anderson, 11, who suffers from a rare, life-threatening disease that results in the body making too many immune cells, had adopted the Blues. → Read More

Blues complete amazing comeback with 4-1 win against Bruins for first Stanley Cup title

The St. Louis Blues, in last place on Jan. 2, beat Boston Bruins for franchise's first Stanley Cup behind Jordan Binnington's rookie-record 16th win. → Read More

Stanley Cup Final Game 7 predictions: Will Bruins or Blues win it all?

A Stanley Cup Final Game 7 is an uncommon occurrence. We’ve only seen two since 2007. Who will win this one: Bruins or Blues? → Read More

Stanley Cup Finals: Jordan Binnington helps Blues move one win from first championship

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington negated Zdeno Chara’s inspirational decision to play hurt as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 2-1. → Read More

NHL trade rumors: Tips for Predators, Penguins, Panthers

We hear there’s plenty of trade talk in the marketplace. Here are some suggestions we have. → Read More

Blues fan is a Stanley Cup away from turning $400 into $100K in unlikely bet

A Blues fan was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he noticed the Blues were a 250-1 longshot to win Stanley Cup. Now his $400 can become $100K. → Read More

Opinion: Blues complete amazing turnaround by beating Sharks to reach Stanley Cup Final

The St. Louis Blues, who were last in the NHL on Jan. 2, beat the San Jose Sharks and will face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. → Read More

Opinion: Lightning must guard against overreaction after epic failure

The NHL's top regular-season team got swept in the first round. Now what? → Read More