Washington Capitals superstar winger Alex Ovechkin has won the Maurice "Rocket" Richard trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the NHL's top goal scorer. Ovechkin has won the award four years consecutively and six overall.
Reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale have led both Chicago clubs to the top of their leagues in the early season. The two have combined for a 9-0 record and a 1.30 ERA though the first month of baseball while giving the city of Chicago something to cheer about early on.